Bay Springs Telephone Company recently awarded nearly $6,000 in tuition scholarships for two high school students in its service area.
First place winner, Nickie Windham, is a senior from Bay Springs High School. She plans to go to the University of Southern Mississippi and major in either education or journalism.
Maggie Evans, a junior from Heidelberg Academy, is the second place winner. She plans to attend Jones County Junior College where she will begin her pre-med studies.
The D. L. Fail Memorial Scholarship winners were selected from more than 100 short essays on community activism.