MVSU Alumna Receives National Honor

Trina George

Trina N. George is the recipient of the Unsung Hero Award, which recognizes outstanding work in rural development. A graduate of Grenada High School and Holmes Community College, George serves as the state director for Rural Development. She was recognized earlier this month by OPEDA, or the Organization of Professional Employees of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. George, who also holds a bachelor’s degree from Mississippi Valley State University, and a master’s degree from Mississippi State University, was one of 15 employees honored nationwide and the only one from Rural Development. OPEDA supports members in their public service as well as protects and advances employee interests.


About MVSU Alumni

Mississippi Valley State University, as a Carnegie Classified Master's University, provides comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs in education, the arts and sciences, and professional studies. The University is driven by its commitment to excellence in teaching, learning, service, and research--a commitment resulting in a learner-centered environment that prepares critical thinkers, exceptional communicators, and service-oriented, engaged, and productive citizens. MVSU is fundamentally committed to positively impacting the quality of life and creating extraordinary educational opportunities for the Mississippi Delta and beyond.

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