About Us "Giving Back, Reaching Back, Paying It Forward"

 The Maconite National Alumni Scholarship Organization is 501c3 non-profit organization with a mission to assist prospective college students experiencing financial challenges. Since it’s inception in 1969, in Macon, Mississippi now with 8 chapters and affiliates nationwide, the MNASO members are proud to keep that legacy alive. 

A Message from our president Rhonda J Cummings MNASO National President

Greetings:

On behalf of the Maconite National Alumni Scholarship Organization, I am delighted to extend my warmest greetings. Over half a century ago, our founding members committed to a vision. Today, that vision has been made a reality.

The Maconite National Scholarship Organization has been serving and assisting generations for 49 years. Our goal and vision is to reach out and reach back to help the next generation one individual at a time, planting a seed of Education, Empowerment and Excellence. We know, “Where the mind goes the body will Follow!” We are encouraging the next generation to Step into Greater Exposure.

I would like to express my sincere appreciation to all of the Maconite National Alumni Scholarship Organization members and friends for thier invaluable support. I also commend the dedication and effort of the MNASO Steering Committee members whose efforts reflect the spirit of collaboration that makes this organization Soar. Our Challenge is to live in such a way as to cause others to win, Bringing Purpose and Possibilities Together.

Thanks for creating an environment and atmosphere for “Raising the Bar”. Lastly, I am honored and privileged to serve with a dedicated group of individuals who have displayed and taught me the TRUE meaning of commitment, leadership, excellence and a sincere heart for the leaders of tomorrow.

Be Still My Heart!

Our Chapters and Affiliates Find out locations of our nine chapters and affiliates

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Cleveland, Ohio

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Atlanta, Georgia

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Detroit, Michigan

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Erie, Rochester, Youngstown

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Macon, Missisippi

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Nashville, Tennessee

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Chicago, Illinois*

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St. Louis, Missouri*

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Moments from A few of Our Previous Gala Events Looking Back