TUPELO - Oliver Stacks and his parents, Hunter and Paige Stacks of Nettleton, are one of two families to win the $529 Mississippi Affordable College Savings scholarship.
The scholarship is given annually by State Treasurer Lynn Fitch and College Savings Mississippi to the two babies born closest to, at or after 5:29 a.m. and 5:29 p.m. that day at 19 Mississippi hospitals in celebration of National 529 College Savings Day, held annually on May 29.
Oliver was born at 5:30 p.m. May 29 at the NMMC Women’s Hospital in Tupelo. The other winner was born at 5:29 a.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto. In addition, all babies born on May 29 at participating hospitals received an “I'm a 529 Baby” bib.