The Greater Hattiesburg Home Builders Association set up a new scholarship fund for local Mississippi high school students who are enrolled in vocational-technical programs, reports WDAM staffer Charles Herrington.

The first recipients, juniors and seniors at six high schools – Hattiesburg, North Forrest, Petal, Purvis, Oak Grove and Sumrall –were invited to a luncheon earlier this week hosted by the local HBA.

Students can use the money to purchase materials they need in high school or for college.

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