Laurel High School Senior Awarded Notorious RBG Women of Tomorrow Scholarship


by Meredith Biesinger, Our Mississippi Home

Micah Hill, Laurel High School senior, was recently awarded the Notorious RBG Women of Tomorrow Scholarship by the National Honor Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS). 

This scholarship was established to recognize female scholars who have demonstrated strong leadership skills and community involvement – embodying the spirit of Ruth Bader Ginsberg (RBG) within their own communities. 

From a young age, Micah took inspiration from the book, Hidden Figures, by Margot Lee Shetterly, which tells the true story of three Black women who paved the way for women in science, completing calculations that helped NASA land the first man on the moon. 

Determined to pursue a future in STEM and pave a way for other women, Micah applied for and received a grant to launch a program called…

This article first appeared on Our Mississippi Home.

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