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.