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Carl D. Holloway Scholarship

Criteria for Scholarship:
• Attend a college or university by September 2023
• Submit an essay on “How Education Can Enhance the Vision for My Community”
• GPA – 2.5 or above
Completed scholarship applications must be received by Thursday, April 6, 2023.
Please click on link for application and more information.
Scholarship Oppurtunity

The Terrance Lewis Community Impact Award

Criteria for scholarship:
· Senior must be on track to graduate in May.
· Essay of 500 words describing how community service or the student impacted the community.
· Essays will be judged by a committee selected by the principal to determine scholarship winner.
· Scholarships of $500 will be given to a male and a female student along with a plaque.
· Scholarship winner will be honored at Senior Awards Day.
*Deadline for applications is Friday, April 21, 2023.*

Junior/Senior Prom

A group of senior parents has planned the junior/senior prom this year. Prom will take place Friday, April 7, 2023, from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm at the Brookhaven Building. Tickets are $20 and are available for purchase from Mrs. Amy Hayes in the BHS principal's office beginning Thursday, March 22.
Matthew's Closet

Matthew's Closet

Matthew's Closet is a non-profit organization that aids high school girls in finding their perfect prom dress. All dresses, shoes, and accessories are generously donated by the people in our community and are at no charge to any girl wishing to find a dress. Matthew's Closet is located in the Brookhaven High dance studio and will be open starting March 20th and remain open until April 6th. If you would like to find a dress, you can schedule an appointment with Mrs. Allen.

W.L. Roach Scholarship

Criteria for scholarship:
• BHS graduating seniors must have a 2.5 or better GPA in order to apply
• Essay of 500 words describing a hardship the senior overcame and the financial need to continue education must be submitted by April 21st.
• Essays will be judged by a committee selected by the principal to determine the scholarship winner
• Check for $1,000 will be sent to the institution of higher learning where the student will enroll
• Scholarship winner will be honored at Senior Awards Day


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Our Mission

With a primary goal of preparing our students today for the careers of tomorrow, the Brookhaven School District is committed to ensuring a quality learning experience for every student. This experience is focused on developing analytical, strategic problem solvers equipped to adapt to an ever-changing economic and social landscape. Our students are our priority, and it is our belief that each has equal worth and the ability to grow and learn. We commit ourselves to meeting the unique and emergent needs of every scholar in our classrooms.


About Us

The Brookhaven School District, where we are “Equipping Students Today for Tomorrow’s Opportunities”, strives year after year to complete a child’s education with the highest of standards. An education that begins with excellent facilities throughout its seven-school system. Many renovations at all of the schools have taken place over the years, including a $13 million renovation and expansion project at Brookhaven High School in 2001. The high school, originally built in 1938, is recognized by the Mississippi Department of Archives as true to its Art Deco design and houses one of the most advanced sound and lighting systems of any high school auditorium in Mississippi.