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Nearly 80 students have benefited since 1990

Downtown Jackson Rotary Club invests in metro students

JACKSON — When Joe Wang entered the tenth grade at Madison Central High School in Madison, it was the culmination of a long journey by his parents to enroll him in the U.S. public school system.

Joe’s mother, a doctor in China, gave up her medical practice to move here; his dad found work as a musician with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra. Speaking little English, Wang learned the language and excelled at studies, graduating with a 3.5 grade point average and in the top 11% of his class. Unable to procure a scholarship to attend college and pursue a medical career through traditional financial means, Wang was selected by the Rotary Club of Jackson as a scholarship recipient.

“I think the program’s reversed. He’s the mentor and I’m the prot


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