Katie Mae Wilbanks, an Education major at Mississippi College, is the recipient of a 2021 Linda Anglin Teacher Preparation Scholarship from the Mississippi Professional Educators. In addition to the $500 scholarship, Katie Mae also received a complimentary membership to MPE for her first year of teaching. A resident of Hoover, Alabama, Wilbanks is a President’s List Scholar and serves as a student recruiter for Mississippi College.
Founded in 1979, the Mississippi Professional Educators is Mississippi’s largest and premier organization for professional educators, serving approximately 13,500 teachers, administrators and support personnel. MPE serves members in pre-K through graduate education in both public and private institutions with the purpose of promoting better education for the children of Mississippi. MPE offers an annual scholarship to an MPE student member from each School of Education at Mississippi’s fifteen public and private institutions of higher learning.