MVSU Alumna Receives National Honor
May 29, 2014
Trina N. George is the recipient of the Unsung Hero Award, which recognizes outstanding work in rural development. A graduate of Grenada High School and Holmes Community College, George serves as the state director for Rural Development. She was recognized earlier this month by OPEDA, or the Organization of Professional Employees of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. George, who also holds a bachelor’s degree from Mississippi Valley State University, and a master’s degree from Mississippi State University, was one of 15 employees honored nationwide and the only one from Rural Development. OPEDA supports members in their public service as well as protects and advances employee interests.