MDOT Funds Mississippi Summer Transportation Institute
Jackson, Miss.— The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has funded a summer education program through Jackson State University (JSU) to educate high school students about the transportation industry.
The Mississippi Summer Transportation Institute (MSTI) gives students a firsthand look at the role MDOT plays in all modes of transportation in Mississippi, as well as the history of the transportation industry in Mississippi. The students visited various locations throughout the state during the three week MSTI in June.
Students from the following schools participated in this year’s MSTI:
- Jim Hill High School in Jackson
- Clinton Junior High School in Clinton
- Leake County High School in Walnut Grove
- Northeast High School in Philadelphia
- Murrah High School in Jackson
- Coahoma County High School in Clarksdale
- DeSoto Central High School in Southaven
- Terry High School in Terry
- St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Ridgeland
- Rosa Scott High School in Madison
- Sumner Hill Junior High School in Clinton
- Raymond High School in Raymond
- Germantown High School in Madison
- Hattiesburg High Scholl in Hattiesburg
- Piney Woods School in Piney Woods
- Hazlehurst High School in Hazlehurst
For more information about MDOT’s educational outreach programs, visit GoMDOT.com.