From staff reports

Wiley College crowns Miss UNCF

Wiley College recently crowned this year’s UNCF United Negro College Fund royalty by announcing Alia Scott as the 2020-21 Miss Wiley College UNCF.

Scott, a sophomore from Houston, is working on a bachelor’s degree in physical education and serves as a member of the Wiley College Volleyball team.

Scott also is on the university’s Pre-Alumni Council, is a member of the Student Government Association and is a member of the university’s Rotary Club.

Scott will go to Charlotte, North Carolina, next month to represent Wiley College at the Miss National UNCF Coronation, during the annual UNCF National Alumni and Pre-Alumni Council Leadership Conference and Alumni Summit.

Applications open for Panola scholarships

Applications for Panola College scholarships are now open through March 31, the college announced.

Visit to find the 2020-21 scholarship application to apply. Scholarships are open to students attending Panola College during 2020-21.

Jessica Pace, Director of Institutional Advancement, encouraged students to apply in order to take advantage of this opportunity.

“Last year, Panola College awarded over 120 scholarships because of the generosity of our donors,” she said. “This year, we hope to be able to award even more.”

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