Congratulations to the Jackson County Single Parent Scholarship Fund recipients. Pictured are McKenzie Mabin, Nikki Cornelious, Megan Hewitt, SPSF Board Member Cassandra Bonds, SPSF Board Member Sally McLarty, Lisa Hughes, Ann Reynolds and Linda Harris. According to the SPSF website, the Fund awards over $ 1.5 million in scholarships each year with support from a number of partners and donors. A follow-up of the 2017 scholarship recipients revealed that 87% stayed in school or completed their programs. 65% of the graduates were employed full-time within 3-6 months of graduation, and 90% of working graduates earned above-poverty wages.