MSU President visits Northeast Lauderdale High School

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - Students at Northeast Lauderdale high school got a visit from Mississippi State University President Dr. Mark Keenum Tuesday morning. Dr. Keenum especially addresses the seniors at Northeast about their futures and the importance of higher education.

"I honored to be here today and visit with the students at Northeast Lauderdale High School,” said Dr. Keenum. “I enjoying visiting high schools and with young people to talk about their future and how important it is to get a good education to prepare themselves for life and for their future here in this 21st century.”

Dr. Keenum also announced a new program at MSU that allows junior college graduates to now to be able to transfer hours from a technical field and apply it toward a bachelor's degree.