Bowen, Reeves Accepted to Trent Lott Institute for Public Policy

BILOXI, Miss.- St. Patrick Catholic High school is proud to announce that Molly Bowen ’22 and Cole Reeves ’22 have both been accepted to the Trent Lott Institute for Public Policy. Their admission recognizes their leadership and academic qualities exhibited through their high school years.

“It is an extreme honor to be accepted into the Lott Leadership Institute,” Cole Reeves said. “I feel the possibilities provided there are unparalleled and will help further my understanding of the American political system, as well as prepare me for success beyond college. Hotty Toddy!”

“Acceptance into the Lott Leadership Institute is a goal I have had for a while, so I am very excited for this opportunity,” Molly Bowen said. “This will allow me to pursue a major in Public Policy Leadership and prepare me for taking a bigger role in giving back to my local community and state.  I think this is a great first step in also preparing for law school and I am looking forward to the challenge.”

Membership in the Lott Leadership Institute is restricted to students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy Leadership. The B.A. in Public Policy Leadership degree program prepares students for a variety of career possibilities, including graduate school and law school, public service, nonprofit organization, business, etc.


St. Patrick Catholic High School is a faith-based, college preparatory high school in Biloxi, Mississippi, and named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education in 2019. Established in 2007, St. Patrick is the premier secondary educational institution in South Mississippi and strives each day to Educate Scholars, Train Disciples, and Support Champions. St. Patrick is proud to report a 100% college matriculation rate, ACT and SAT scores that far exceed the state and national averages, and a rich history of Catholic education founded in the traditional roots of our legacy schools of St. John High School, Mercy Cross High School, Notre Dame High School, and Sacred Heart Academy.