Rebekah Watson is the recipient of the annual Merit Scholarship funded by the Mississippi Bankers Association Education Foundation. The Merit Scholarship was awarded at the Mississippi Young Bankers Convention in Pt. Clear, Ala. Watson was chosen from applicants across Mississippi to receive the $1,500 scholarship, which is given annually to one son or daughter of a Mississippi bank employee who is a graduating high school senior. Rebekah is the daughter of Sewanna Watson of The Citizens Bank in Philadelphia. Watson is a senior at Neshoba Central High School. She is president of the Student Council, Beta Club and Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society. Watson is also the editor of her yearbook and chairman of the senior project. Upon graduation, she plans to attend the University of Mississippi and pursue a double major in Dietetics and Nutrition and Psychology.