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The Mississippi Jump$tart Coalition is actively engaged in the following project:

The Mississippi Jump$tart Coalition is sponsoring an art and essay contest for Mississippi students in the ninth through twelfth grades. The theme for the 2014 Poster and Essay Contest is Get Smart About Credit. All entries should be based on this theme.

Entries will be judged on how well they convey the theme through their artistic and written communication skills. MACS (Mississippi Affordable College Savings) Scholarship awards of $1000 will be established for the top essay and art winners. MACS (Mississippi Affordable College Savings) Scholarship awards of $500 will be established to the students finishing 2nd place in each category. Winners will be notified by October 1, 2014. The Mississippi Jump$tart Coalition will host an Awards and Recognition Press Conference in Jackson, Mississippi on Thursday, October 16, 2014 to announce the winners.

 All entries should be postmarked no later than September 12, 2014. If you have any questions, please contact Ursula Thompson at 601-665-0447 or by email at  Turn on JavaScript!. We look forward to a great contest!