(MERIDIAN) – Rose Eason Brown of Jasper County was one of twenty individuals and the only Meridian student to be inducted into the Mississippi State University Society of Scholars. Established in 1981, the society recognizes university students who have demonstrated academic excellence and who possess a broad and rigorous exposure to courses in the arts, sciences and humanities.
Majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology, Education and Biology), Brown will graduate from MSU-Meridian this December with a 4.0. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, secretary of Sigma Kappa Delta – National English Honors Society, Sigma Alpha Kappa – National Philosophy Society, Alpha Chi – MSU-Meridian chapter of the National College Honor Scholarship Society, and Alpha Sigma Lambda – National Non-Traditional Students Honor Society.
A published author and illustrator of a children’s book, Runaways, Brown is also a tutor and an accomplished pianist. She has also been active in volunteer work for the Mississippi Red Cross, Run for Hope (Hope Village), Gaits for Greatness, and the Mayor’s Counsel for Youth.
Brown is a highest honors graduate from Jones County Junior College and a recipient of the Letter J Award from JCJC. She plans to complete her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mississippi State University-Meridian.
Last Updated: 12/14/11