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WAC announces honors scholars

Wesson Attendance Center has announced honors scholars for the first nine weeks of the 2021-2022 school year. Students named to the Superintendent’s List include: First grade – Kade D’wayne Banks, Abigail Taylor Brooks, Emilie Elizabeth Caballero, Colton Nickoles Craft, Montzerrat Betzabhet Gonzalez, Liam Brady Hamilton, Gourney Quade Hunley, Charles Ray Jordan, Lucas Corey June, Cooper…

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Bizot, Maxwell selected as Mr. & Miss Co-Lin

Louis Kenner Bizot IV and Shelbi Leann Maxwell, both of Wesson, have been selected as Mr. & Miss Copiah-Lincoln Community College for the Wesson Campus. They were elected during a campus-wide vote. Bizot is a graduate of Wesson Attendance Center and is the son of Kenny and Jeni Bizot. He serves as president of both…

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2021 Copiah Academy Homecoming Court

Members of the Copiah Academy Homecoming Court include (front row, from left) Flower Girl Maggie Miller, Crown Bearer Knox Wooten; (back row) Sophomore Maid Madeline Buckley, Sophomore Maid Ellie Barrentine, Junior Maid McGee Hoda, Senior Maid Brianna Martin, Football Maid Mary Beth Coates, Homecoming Queen Skylar Lyons, Senior Maid Sarah Grace Smith, Miss Copiah Academy…

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Barbara Higgins to serve as Hazlehurst Homecoming grand marshal

Barbara Higgins has been selected as grand marshal of the Hazlehurst High School Homecoming Parade. The parade will be held in downtown Hazlehurst at 5 p.m. Oct. 14. Higgins is a 1974 graduate of Hazlehurst High School. She was a high school member of the ladies basketball, track, and cheerleading teams. She attended Jackson State…

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UM pharmacy student Aliza Abrams receives white coat

University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy student Aliza Abrams, of Wesson, received the traditional white coat at a ceremony at the Gertrude C. Ford Center in Oxford. Abrams was one of 102 students to don the white coat and recite the Pledge of Professionalism that binds them to the responsibilities of the profession. The white…

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Southern Miss releases President’s and Dean’s Lists

The University of Southern Mississippi has released its President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2021 summer semester. The President’s List includes full-time students who earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average (all A’s). Dean’s List scholars are those with at least a 3.5 grade point average, but less than a 4.0. Students recognized from the…

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Hazlehurst Garden Club awards scholarship

Blakeney Byrd (center) was selected as the recipient of the $1,000 Hazlehurst Garden Club Scholarship at their September meeting. Blakeney is a sophomore at Copiah-Lincoln Community College and plans to continue her studies in dental hygiene at University of Mississippi Medical Center. She is pictured with her parents, Steven and Melanie Byrd. Proceeds from the club’s…

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