- In response to a consecutive decline in student enrollment, the Hattiesburg Board of Education met today to discuss new rules proposed by the administration.
With all members present, Assistant superintendent Max Hoemmeldorfer put the decline in prospective, stating “…”.
Who? All members of Hattiesburg BOE
What? Policy meeting
When? This Morning
Why? Discuss fixes to dropping enrollment
How? Proposing new policies and rules
- Two Backwater State professors are not among the five dead after a TWA jet crashed during takeoff from Kennedy Space Center Thursday night.
Professor of rural sociology John Dumont and professor of English George Johnson survived the crash along with 35 other passengers.
Who? 2 associate professors, 40 living passengers, 5 dead
What? Downed TWA Jet
When? Thursday night
Where? Kennedy International Airport
- Award-winning author Norman Meeman spoke 4:30 p.m on Sunday at the William Oxley Thomson Memorial Library to a crowd of 67 students.
Meeman is best known for his book, My Life as Far as It Goes, of which he won the Pulitzer Prize two years ago for…
Who? Norman Meeman
What? Esteemed author speaks to students
When? 4:30 Sunday
Where? Room 111 of William Oxley Thomson Memorial Library
Why? To speak on writing
- Among the 32 winners of the George Washington Honor Medal was Clement Crabtree, a professor of horticulture, who was recognized for his essay “Plan for Peace.”
The essay urged for the distribution of free packets of red, white and blue flower seeds in foreign nations.
Who? Clement Crabtree
What? Recognized for George Washington Honor Medal
When? Last week
Why? “Plan for Peace”
How? At ceremony