School News

Kennedy Moore named Colette director

The Copiah-Lincoln Community College Blue Wave Show Band has named Kennedy Moore, of Brookhaven, as the director of the Colettes. Moore is no stranger to Co-Lin, having danced with the Colettes for two years and serving as Head Colette her sophomore year. “We are so excited that Kennedy is joining the Blue Wave Show Band…

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Hazlehurst City School District summer food program begins June 1

The Hazlehurst City School District’s summer meal program will begin June 1 and end July 17 and will be open Monday through Friday. Meals will be served at Hazlehurst Elementary and Middle schools. The program will be closed on July 3 and July 6. Grab & Go meals will be available for pick-up from 11…

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Mississippi School of the Arts 2020 Graduates

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) is proud to honor the following Copiah County graduating seniors: R’Kedra Cummings, of Crystal Springs; Abigail Grace Matthews and Carla Smith, both of Hazlehurst. Cummings studied in the theatre program at MSA and will attend the University of Southern Mississippi in the fall and major in acting. While…

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Hazlehurst High School Top Honors

Hazlehurst High School has announced their top students for the 2019-2020 school year. Jaden Crump has been named valedictorian, and Kaitlyn McMillian has been named salutatorian. Crump is the son of Terrence and Seneca Crump. In the fall, he plans to attend Xavier University of Louisiana as a pre-medicine biology major. His goal is to…

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Crystal Springs High School Top Honors

Crystal Springs High School has announced their honor graduates for the 2020 school year. Valedictorian is Alvin Cortez, son of Raul Cortez and Glenddi Calderon. He plans to attend Mississippi State University. He served as student body president, was a member of student council and Beta Club, and played soccer in grades 9-11. School awards…

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Wesson High School announces STAR student, teacher

Wesson Attendance Center has announced the STAR student and teacher for the 2020 school year. Ashton Roberson is the son of Joey and Barbie Roberson and Leigh Hartsook. He is a member of First Baptist Church of Summit. He played football, has been a French horn player in the Mighty Cobra Band, and participated in…

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Jeremy Welch graduates from JSU

Jeremy Terrell Welch graduated summa cum laude from Jackson State University May 9, 2020, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. While at JSU, Welch was inducted into the WEB Dubois-Harvey Honors College, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Golden Key Honor Society, Lambda Sigma Honor Society, and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. He was also Crystal…

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