JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - A Millsaps College student from Belden, MS is awarded a Rhodes Scholarship.
Senior Noah Barbieri can now say he is one of 95 students worldwide awarded a Rhodes Scholarship.
Noah is also one of 62 Truman Scholars nationwide this year. He is a triple major in economics, mathematics, and philosophy at Millsaps College.
Noah plans to use his Rhodes Scholarship to pursue a Masters in Economics at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. He then plans to pursue a Masters in Public Policy at Harvard using his Truman Scholarship.
He ultimately wants to return to Mississippi and work to address the problems the state faces.
- College student from Belden awarded Rhodes Scholarship
- Local MSU students awarded prestigious scholarship
- Belden church fire under investigation
- Local graduate awarded Cooper Tire scholarship
- Ashley Furniture awards local graduates with scholarships
- Students, recruiters attend job fair at ICC in Belden
- Belden landlord charged with housing discrimination
- Belden Church forgives people following fire
- Belden landlord to pay couple for discrimination
- Workers learn basics of forklifts at ICC-Belden