The MVSU Upward Bound Scholars Bowl Team has advanced to the regional round of competition which will be held on April 5 at Atlanta Metropolitan College in Atlanta, Ga.
The scholars bowl team went undefeated on February 22 with wins over Jackson State University's Upward Bound Program and Coffeeville School District's Upward Bound Program who were the defending champions.
The MVSU Upward Bound team members are Alyncea Hawkins, Nichole Saffold, and Melvin Hudson Jr., all of Leflore County High School; Tyler Mitchell and Jaylan Stewart, both of Amanda Elzy High School; Shamall Moore of Jacob J. McClain High School; and Eddie Redmond of S.V. Marshall High School. Robert L. Williams serves as the scholars bowl coach for the program, in addition to his senior counselor/testing coordinator duties in the MVSU Upward Bound Program.