School News

Local students graduate from University of Mississippi

The University of Mississippi celebrated more than 5,000 candidates for graduation in the Class of 2021 during the university’s 168th Commencement exercises April 29 to May 2. The following local students were candidates for graduation: A’mya Ireanna Jones, of Crystal Springs, was a candidate for a Bachelor of Arts. Jones was an Interdisciplinary Studies and…

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Local students selected for Who’s Who at UM

The University of Mississippi selected 200 students to be honored among the 2020-21 class of Who’s Who at the University. The honorees were recognized for their achievements on April 9 at The Pavilion at Ole Miss. The following students were selected for Who’s Who inclusion: Zuri Dixon Omere, of Crystal Springs, and Dearrius Rhymes, of…

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Co-Lin receives landscaping grant

Copiah-Lincoln Community College has received a landscaping grant for tree planting and beautification throughout the campus. The projects include landscaping the entrance of campus, the pedestrian corridor, and creating a fruit tree orchard. The Mississippi Urban Forest Council (MUFC) has partnered with America in Bloom (AIB) and Canadian National Railroad (CN) to bring this project…

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F.K. and Lucile Horton Scholarship endowed at Co-Lin

The F.K. and Lucile Horton Scholarship was recently endowed with the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Foundation by their children Letha Presley, Francis K. Horton III, and Alison Fryant. This scholarship was established to benefit a student pursuing an education in the Early Childhood Education program, with preference given to a single mother. F.K. Horton was a…

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Hinds CC Raymond Campus inducts new PTK members

The Gamma Lambda Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Hinds Community College held a ceremony March 26 at the Raymond Campus to induct new members for the spring 2021 semester. Local inductees included Parker Johnson and Makayla Walker, both of Crystal Springs. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for community and junior college…

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CSHS baseball team helps clean up Crystal Springs

The Crystal Springs High School baseball team volunteered last week to help with a Take Down Tobacco Clean-Up event in town. They arrived bright and early during their spring break to help make a positive contribution to their community. The cleanup route started at the school and continued throughout downtown Crystal Springs. This is the…

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