The Eleventh Biennial Reunion Celebration of Oktibbeha County Training School and Henderson High School Scholarship Fund, Incorporated on July 5 – July 7, 2019.
LOCATION: STARKVILLE SPORTSPLEX on LYNN LANE
START DATE: July 05th, 2019
2018 Donor Request Letter 15Jan18
OCTS-HHS 2019 Announcement Jan18
P.O. Box 80066
Starkville, MS 39760-0066
By Laws of the Oktibbeha County Training School/Henderson High
School Scholarship Fund, Incorporated
August 10, 2000
Purpose and Policy
Section 1. The Oktibbeha County Training School/Henderson High
School Scholarship Fund, Incorporated is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code. The purpose of the OCTS/HHS Scholarship Fund, Inc. is to promote academic achievement by awarding scholarships to qualifying high school graduates of Starkville and Oktibbeha County schools.
Section 2. Upon the dissolution of this organization, assets shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or shall be distributed to the federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.
Section 3. The policy of this organization shall be to award at least one (1) $1,000.00 scholarship each year on the basis of qualifying criteria as set forth by the Board of Directors.
The principal office and headquarters of this organization shall be 107 Frontier Street, Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi 39759.
Students who attended OCTS/HHS through 1970 shall constitute membership
Section 1. There shall be a Board of Directors consisting of eleven (11) members. Each member shall be elected by a majority vote of the members in attendance of the meeting designated for that purpose.
The term of office shall be for three (3) years. Absence from three (3) consecutive regular meetings without just cause shall constitute forfeiture of the position.
The concerns of direction and management of this organization shall be vested in the Board of Directors. Only active members shall be eligible for election as directors.
Section 2. The officers shall consist of president, vice president, secretary, assistant secretary, financial secretary, and treasurer. Each shall be elected by a majority vote of the .members in attendance of the meeting designate for that purpose.
The term of office shall be for two (2) years. Absence from three (3) consecutive regular meetings without just cause shall constitute forfeiture of the position.
Section 1. There shall be three (3) standing committees: Executive, Scholarship, and Planning.
Section 2. Any other necessary committees shall be appointed by the President and discharged upon completion of its assignment.
Section 3. The Executive Committee shall consist of the elective officers plus one (1) of the directors selected by the Board of Directors.
Section 4. The Scholarship Committee shall consist of three (3) members appointed by the President.
Section 5. The Planning Committee shall consist of five (5) members appointed by the President.
Section 1. All meetings of members of the organization, the Board of Directors, and committees shall be shall be conducted pursuant to Robert’s Rules of Order as set forth in the last published revision thereof.
Section 2. The fiscal year of the organization shall commence the second Thursday of August annually.
These bylaws may be amended by a majority vote of the members in attendance of the meeting designated for that purpose.