OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - A graduate of the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) is the University of Mississippi’s 27th Rhodes Scholar.
Arielle Hudson is also Ole Miss’ first African-American female to be selected to the scholarship program.
The Tunica native is a senior English education major.
She graduated from MSMS in Columbus in 2016.
The Rhodes Scholarship brings 32 high-achieving students from around the world to the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom each year.
Scholars receive tuition, travel, room and board, and a living stipend for two years, with a possible third year.