Congratulations, Vicksburg High School 9th and 10th grade students, you have been identified as a potential Vivian Burey Marshall Scholars for the 2016-2017 School year! The VBM STEM Pilot Initiative, powered by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund is entering its second year. This is a new project developed through a partnership between the United States Department of The Army, the U.S. Educational Research and Development Center(s), Vicksburg-Warren School District, and the... Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Through this project our VBM Scholars will be exposed to a variety of careers that focus on science, technology, engineering, mathematics, have an opportunity to build relationships with four year colleges, and enhance the extraordinary STEM curriculum being taught within the Vicksburg-Warren School District each day. To become a VBM Scholar today, simply go to http://vbm.tmcf.org/. Space is limited. Apply today to ensure that your application will be considered for the project. There is no application fee. Participation in the project is at no cost to the participants. If you have questions or need more help to apply, contact Dr. Prentiss McLin, II, Vivian Burey Marshall STEM Pilot Initiative Program Manager, at 601-955-7657 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to assisting you in your efforts as our newest VBM Scholars. Please, help us to build a project in Vicksburg, MS that will serve as a model for the entire nation!