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ACCESS program honors first graduates at banquet

April 23, 2014

The ACCESS Program at Mississippi State University allows students with intellectual disabilities to transition to higher education. Students enrolled in the ACCESS Program are (from left) Amanda Byrd, Daniel Mooney, Wade Sims, Livingston Harper, James Weichel and Katherine Phillips. (Photo by Ariel King, SDN)

The Mississippi State University ACCESS Program celebrated its first graduates, Katherine Phillips and Livingston Harper, with an awards banquet Monday night at the Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex.

MSU ACCESS is a program that allows students with intellectual disabilities to transition into higher education. Students in the ACCESS program live in a dorm setting on the university’s campus and participate in classes that focus on daily living skills. ACCESS program students are also encouraged to audit other classes at MSU.

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