From press reports
Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2017 included Choctaw County High School senior Lauren Makenzie Toombs of Ackerman,who was awrded the ACT Achievement Incentive and Leadership Scholarships.
Toombs is a 2017 graduate of Choctaw County High School where she participated in Beta Club, Academic team, Mu Alpha Theta, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Government Association and the varsity softball team. Her honors included highest average awards in accelerated English I, World History, ACT prep, Introduction to World Geography, Biology II and Mississippi studies; Hall of Fame; Citizenship award, class favorite, Best School Spirit, Friendliest, Most Dependable, Most Memorable, Most Talented, Best Personality, softball all-division award, .400 and .500 Batting Average Club awards, fast-pitch Most Valuable Player, best offensive player, Silver Slugger award, highest on-base percentage, softball Ace award and Gold Glove award. She is the daughter of Robert and Tammy Toombs.