School News

Students receive memorial award

Recipients of the 2018 Michael “Moochie” Williams Award were Destinequa Stewart and Tim Steward. The Michael “Moochie” Williams Memorial Spirit Award was established in 2010 in memory of Michael “Moochie” Williams, a friend of the Hazlehurst Community Sports League and a longtime supporter of the Hazlehurst High School Sports Booster Club. For more information about…

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Three from Wesson take top awards

These students presented film at the Tupelo Film Festival and received honors for them. Left to right are Alison Brown, Thomas Hart, Nicolas Pace, Zachary Rast, and Clinton Hart To read the full story about these outstanding students, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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Band members recognized

These band members at Copiah Academy were recognized at the CA band banquet Saturday night, April 28. Left to right, Row 1: Leadership, Drum Major-Anna Payton McMillian, Leadership, Drum Major-Gabby Thornton; row 2: Versatile JH-Nathan Steele, Most Improved-Peyton Bradley, Most Outstanding-Connor Douglas, Leadership-Dalton Knight; Not pictured-Versatile JH-Mary Beth Coates, Versatile HS Emily Claire Coates To…

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Wesson High students compete

The University of Mississippi welcomed high school students from Mississippi and Tennessee for the annual University of Mississippi Academic Invitational Tournament tournament held on Saturday, Feb. 24 in Oxford. The top teams received trophies, medals, and scholarships to participate in UM courses offered through the Summer College for High School Students, summer one-week programs, or…

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Wesson students of the month

Elementary students selected as February Students of the Month for grades 1-5 at Wesson Attendance Center are: left to right, Trevor McRee (5th grade), Brooks Shoemake (1st grade), Gavin Upton (3rd grade), Maddy Morris (4th grade), Nancy Zarate (2nd grade), and Tilly Forrest (6th grade).

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Hazlehurst elementary dental trip

Ms. Pendleton’s kindergarten class received cartoon booklets and toothbrush packets from the health services department. Pictured are Tyson Johnson, Kaitlyne Cain, Layla Smith, Morgyn Thompson, and Khyle Neal.

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Co-Lin Phi Theta Kappa inductees

Ninety-four Copiah-Lincoln Community College students were inducted into the Eta Omega Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa during spring ceremonies in Rea Auditorium on the college’s Wesson Campus. Inductees from Copiah County included first row from left, Carmen Manicea, Jaspernika Holloway, Xiwen Hu, Quin’Shonna Young, Madison Coleman, Cheyenne McCraine; second row from left, DuQuan Tillman, Daysi…

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Hazlehurst homecoming queen

Ivoriauna Bogan was presented as Hazlehurst High School Homecoming Queen during last week’s festivities. She is pictured with her father, Ivory Bogan.

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ACT high score at HHS

Daudreanna Baker, a senior at Hazlehurst High School, scored 32 on the ACT and was honored by principal Jeff Mumford this week.

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