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Bynum Meeks Memorial Scholarship

Established an endowed scholarship in memory of an alumnus and longtime friend of the College of Forest Resources has been established. The Bynum Meeks Memorial Scholarship honors the Brookhaven resident who died in September 1999. Meeks earned his bachelor's degree in forestry from MSU in 1958. He worked as a fiber basin manager at Georgia-Pacific at the time of his death. He served as Mississippi Forestry Association president in 1987 and received a Meritorious Service to Forestry Award in 1996. He also was a member of the Society of American Foresters, and the Lincoln County Forestry Group. In addition, Meeks served on the steering committee for the Mississippi State University School of Forest Resources Building Campaign. He also was chairman of MFA's College of Forest Resources Operating Committee. He is survied by his wife Anne, sons Lee and John, and daughter Caroline, and well as his mother, a sister, and two grandchildren. "This scholarship was endowed in record time, because of very generous contributions from Mr. Meeks' family and friends," said Keith Gaskin, CFR director of development.

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