Area high schools have chosen their top graduates for special honors at graduation ceremonies across the county this month. They will be recognized and speak to audiences at those ceremonies.
Pictured (right) is Jared Howington, being awarded a $500 scholarship from the MS Cattlemen's Association on Monday, April 30, during Senior Awards Night. Jared is enrolled as a Career Pathways student at the Simpson County Technical Center.
The Mendenhall Tigers Golf Team recently won the District Tournament and will be competing for a state championship on May 2. The team is coached by Cyril Fisher, who played golf collegiately for Tougaloo College.
Four Magee High School sophomores have been accepted into the state’s two specialty high schools for next year.
Simpson County Technical Center Construction Students attended Construction Day at the University of Southern MS on Tuesday, March 27.
Local resident Tracy Runnels, left, donates a $1500 check to Supt. Greg Paes for the Simpson Central School Archery program.
Concerned parents and community members approached the Simpson County School Board last week over what they termed a “racist tirade” that had occurred at Magee High School.
The comments led to the resignation of a math teacher at Magee High.