Students Participate in Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

On Thursday, October 12, Media Arts and Visual Arts students participated in a stop-motion animation workshop conducted by Delta State University Department of Art Professor M. Korkut Akacik. A professor of animation,Read More…

MSA Educator, Tobie Lambert, Receives National Honor

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced Mississippi School of the Arts educator Tobie Lambert, has been selected as a grant winner of the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes topRead More…

Gabrielle Robinson Earns Gold Award through Girl Scouts of America

The schedule of a theatre student at the Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) is an arduous one requiring hours of rehearsals and performances on top of the academic expectations of highRead More…

Two MSA Students Awarded in William Faulkner Literary Competition

Mississippi School of the Arts congratulates two students for receiving awards in the William Faulkner Literary Competition. Joshua Clark, a class of 2024 Media Arts film student, received 2nd place for aRead More…

MSA Implements New Clear Bag Policy for Public Events

In the interest of enhancing existing security measures at Mississippi School of the Arts public events, a new clear-bag protocol is being implemented for the 2023-2024 school year. This is aligned withRead More…

Sound Engineer, David Wyman, Conducts Workshop for Media Arts

The Media Arts Film Department welcomed an Academy Award nominee to the lab for a three-day guest artist residency and workshop. The three-day workshop with David Wyman started in May when WymanRead More…

MSA Dance Students Perform at 2023 Fini Dance Festival in Italy

Fini Dance in Italy was born from Antonio Fini’s desire to bring an American Summer Dance Intensive to Italy. The festival is a meeting of artists and young people who want toRead More…

Two Film Students Receive Awards in 2023 Tupelo Film Competition

Senior ’23 Kameron Roach and junior Andrew Tran, both Media film students at Mississippi School of the Arts, recently received awards in the Mississippi High School Film Competition at the 2023 TupeloRead More…

MSA Celebrates 20 Years with Recognitions and Performances

Mississippi School of the Arts celebrated 20 years of operation with a special recognition and performance on May 5th in Lampton Auditorium. Key partners of the school were recognized, including donors. TheRead More…

MSA Student Receives Nearly $3 Million in College Scholarship Offers

“Make the effort to apply and don’t be scared to branch out” – Herron Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) Visual Arts Senior, Taylor Herron, has received a total of $2,765,347.00 inRead More…

New Associate Degree Collegiate Academy Program Comes to MSA

Mississippi School of the Arts Launches a new Collegiate Academy in partnership with Copiah-Lincoln Community College. The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) will launch an exciting pilot program for 2023-2024 incomingRead More…

MSA Theatre Student Serves as Senate Page During 2023 Session

Shakeera Brent, an MSA Theatre student from Crystal Springs, Mississippi, recently served as a Page in the Mississippi Senate during the 2023 session. A Page is a legislative intern that serves asRead More…

7 National Award Winners Emerge from Mississippi School of the Arts

Two art departments can celebrate national gold and silver medal recipients. The Visual Arts and Literary Arts departments claimed seven students to the honors received in the 2023 National Scholastic Art andRead More…

Worth Novinski Named STAR Student for 2023

Worth Novinski has been named STAR Student for the 2022-2023 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) for Mississippi School of the Arts. Star Students are selected on the basis ofRead More…

MSA Chorale Receives Superior Rating at 2023 State Assessment

The MSA Chorale performed at the 2023 State Performance Assessment (formerly State Choral Festival), sponsored by the Mississippi High School Activities Association. At the event, choral students from all over the regionRead More…

8 State Awards Received at NATS Southern Region Vocal Competition

The Vocal Music Department competed at the state-level National Association of Teachers of Singing’s Southern Region Conference and were awarded 8 certificates. The event was held at Delta State University in Cleveland,Read More…

MSA Visual Artists Receive 135 Scholastic Awards in 2023 Competition

Mississippi School of the Arts celebrates the visual arts department for capturing 135 Scholastic Visual Aarts awards for the 2023 Regional Scholastic Art Competition. The department continues to excel in the creativeRead More…

MSA Literary Student Writers Capture 121 Scholastic Writing Awards

The Literary Arts department received results from the 2023 Scholastic Art and Writing Regional Competition. Students from the class have captured 121 total awards in this year’s competition. MSA’s Literary program instructorRead More…

Literary Arts Department Recognizes Award Winners in Recent Newsletter

The creative writers of MSA’s Literary Arts Department have been generating new writing, revising, workshopping, blogging, assembling their work into chapbook and collection form in creative ways, and submitting to contest andRead More…

Briar Blakley and Jawan Hopson Set the Stage for Music Creatives

“Being back on campus is so surreal,” said Briar Blakley during a special performance night in Lampton Auditorium, featuring both Blakley and Jawan Hopson. Blakley, an MSA 2012 vocal music graduate, tookRead More…

Vocal Music Student Receives Third in NATS Competition

Abigail Young, a vocal music student from Mississippi’s gulf coast, received 3rd place at the Southern Regional NATS (Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana). Vocal students Sadie Gregory, Avery Smith, Kaitlyn Busby and CelesteRead More…

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