McRae: College Savings Mississippi Art Contest Open Now

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What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question every child is asked at one point or another. Whether their answer is “Princess” or “President,” let them put pen to paper, draw out their future, and enter their creation into the 2022 College Savings Mississippi Art Contest. Each year, your State Treasury gives students, ages PreK … Read More

Treasurer David McRae Launches 2022 Art Contest

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State Treasurer David McRae has launched the 2022 College Savings Mississippi Art Contest. All PreK-12 students are eligible to enter. Contest winners will receive a scholarship worth up to $500 in the form of a Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) account. “Art is about seeing the ordinary from a new perspective,” said Treasurer McRae. “That skill set is the same … Read More

Mississippi Treasury Offers Chance to Win $500 Scholarship at the State Fair

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Mississippi Treasurer David McRae today announced the State Treasury will be offering one lucky State Fair-goer a $500 Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) scholarship just for stopping by the College Savings Mississippi booth in the TradeMart Building. “We want to make the State Fair a time for food, fun, and scholarship funds,” said McRae. “We know that students with money … Read More

McRae: Your Questions Answered

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One of my priorities as Mississippi Treasurer is to make state government more accessible to you, the taxpayer. So, this July, I held my first telephone town hall, which gave me the opportunity to update Mississippians on the work our team is doing and take any questions you had. I am incredibly humbled to report that more than 4,000 Mississippians … Read More

State Treasurer, Legislature Join Forces to Improve College Savings Investment Returns

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Treasurer David McRae applauded the State Legislature’s collaboration on a plan to improve College Savings Mississippi investment returns. The State Treasurer joined Governor Tate Reeves this week for the legislation’s signing. “The State Treasury’s foundational responsibility is to be a good steward of taxpayer dollars, and that’s exactly what we’ve accomplished,” said McRae. “With this legislation, we reduced the burden … Read More

State Treasurer Announces Art Contest Scholarship Recipients

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State Treasurer David McRae today announced the winners of the College Savings Mississippi Art Contest. Each of the winners will receive a scholarship in the form of a Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) account. For as little as $25, almost anyone can start an account for a child. For PreK-2nd Grade, the 2020 Art Contest winners are: 1st Place: Ann … Read More

Tupelo Student Wins Tell Me Something Good Scholarship

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State Treasurer David McRae today surprised a student in Tupelo with a $529 Tell Me Something Good Scholarship to recognize his service to the community during COVID-19. Fifteen-year-old Aidan Wilson has been one of All Saints’ Episcopal Church’s most reliable volunteers during the COVID-19 crisis, serving those in need nearly every day since March 16. “When Aidan arrives at Saints’ … Read More

Greenville Student Inspires Volunteerism, Wins Tell Me Something Good Scholarship

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State Treasurer David McRae today surprised a student in Greenville with a $529 Tell Me Something Good Scholarship to recognize her service to the community during COVID-19. Mollie Warrington, a 17-year-old student in Greenville, helped prepare and pack 1,500 bags of food for distribution at St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, she inspired friends to … Read More

Mississippi Newborns Awarded Scholarships

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Treasurer David McRae today announced two Mississippi newborns were each awarded $529 Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) scholarships. The scholarships were part of the State Treasury’s 529 Day promotion. Scholarships were awarded to the two babies born closest to 5:29AM and 5:29PM on May 29 (5/29). The scholarship comes in the form of a tax-advantaged 529 savings account. The 2020 … Read More

Laurel Student Feeds 1,000+ Frontline Workers, Wins Tell Me Something Good Scholarship

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State Treasurer David McRae today surprised a student in Laurel with a $529 Tell Me Something Good Scholarship to recognize his service to the community during COVID-19. Fletcher Horne, a 15-year-old student in Laurel, launched Feed the Frontline during the COVID-19 crisis as an Eagle Scout project. Helping to both thank healthcare heroes and stimulate the area’s economy, the effort … Read More