College Countdown MS Signing Days

Although the future may look uncertain as high schools adjust their plans due to COVID-19, what is certain is that postsecondary education remains a key component to future success for Mississippi students. That is why high schools around the state are moving forward with plans to observe College Signing Day.

Participating schools will host College Signing Days to celebrate their students committing to the college of their choice. The media, college representatives, volunteers, and the community at large are encouraged to provide support for the events to honor the students.

National Signing Day is part of The Reach Higher Initiative, Michelle Obama’s effort to inspire every student in America to take charge of their future by completing their education past high school, whether at a professional training program, a community college, or a four-year college or university. 

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Join College Countdown Mississippi as they provide an overview and instruction on how to utilize the Signing Day Toolkit resource.

March 2, 2022: Signing Day Toolkit Overview (10:00 am - 11:00 am)


College Signing Day

The Goals of College Signing Day

  • To encourage ALL students to see college as an option, whether at a traditional four-year university, a community college, an industry-recognized training program, or in the military. 

  • College Signing Day is usually recognized on high school campuses every year on May 1 but can be celebrated through the month of May.


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College Countdown MS Contact Information

Kierstan Dufour
Assistant Director for Get2College Program
Woodward Hines Education Foundation (Formerly Education Services Foundation)
2616 Lakeward Drive
Jackson, MS 39216


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