Family and friends of Mrs. Jerrelyn Jackson-Veasley set up scholarship in honor of late principal/coach

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An award/scholarship has been set up in memory of Mrs. Jerrelyn Jackson-Veasley.

She served Kosciusko School District for over 30 years as a teacher, coach, assistant principal, principal, testing coordinator, and the district curriculum director. The award/scholarship will recognize a KHS female senior athlete who exemplifies exceptional sportsmanship, dedication, and leadership.  Mrs. Jackson-Veasley was not only a respected KSD staff member but also a dedicated supporter of our athletic community, and this award/scholarship aims to celebrate those who carry on this spirit.

Her family and friends would like this award to inspire future generations to embody the same passion and sportsmanship that defined Mrs. Jackson-Veasley’s remarkable impact on our Whippet family.

The establishment of the Jerrelyn Jackson-Veasley Memorial Award/Scholarship, is a prestigious honor that will be awarded to a deserving female senior athlete.

This award/scholarship serves as a heartfelt tribute to Mrs. Jerrelyn Jackson-Veasley’s legacy and passion for sports.

In lieu of flowers, all expressions of sympathy can be made in the form of contributions to the Jerrelyn Jackson-Veasley Memorial Award/Scholarship at The Attala County Bank or mailed to P.O. Box 285, Kosciusko, MS 39090.

This award/scholarship will be awarded to a KHS female athlete annually.

For more information, contact Semone Olive at 662-633-0613.

Scholarship donation cards can be downloaded HERE.

4 comments
  1. Lawrence Levy
    Lawrence Levy
    March 1, 2024 at 4:39 PM

    “I cannot imagine the pain and heartache you’re feeling. I am praying for your peace and comfort.”
    Lawrence Levy

    Reply
  2. Vsc
    Vsc
    March 3, 2024 at 8:06 PM

    This is very sad. How did she die

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    • Jerry Redmond
      Jerry Redmond
      March 4, 2024 at 6:36 PM

      Metastatic Breast Cancer

      Reply
  3. Jerry Redmond
    Jerry Redmond
    March 4, 2024 at 6:35 PM

    Metastatic Breast Cancer

    Reply

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