5W & 1H

BOE Meeting:

How: The board accepted reports and talked about proposed new rules.

Who: Hattiesburg Board of Education members.

What: Meeting of Hattiesburg Board of Education.

When: This morning.

Where: Unknown.

Why: To pass news rules proposed by the administration.

Lead: Hattiesburg Board of Education passed new rules this morning, Feb. 12, that will affect the students and discussed the recent drop in enrollment of the last three years.

Faculty in Plane Crash:

How: Crashed on takeoff.

Who: Professors John Dumont and George Johnson from Backwater State University.

What: TWA jet.

When: Thursday Night.

Where: Kennedy International Airport.

Why: Returning from conferences in New York City.

Lead: Professors John Dumont and George Johnson from Backwater State University, crashed in a TWA jet taking off from Kennedy International Airport Thursday night Feb. 29.

Meeman Speaks:

How: For his book, My Life as Far as It Goes.

Who: Norman Meeman.

What: Spoke to English Students.

When: Sunday at 4:30 p.m.

Where: Room 11 of the William Oxley Thomson Memorial Library.

Why: For his Pulitzer Prize Meeman won two years ago.

Lead: Norman Meeman, Pulitzer Prize winner for his book My Life as Far as It Goes, spoke to English students on Sunday, Feb. 17, at William Oxley Thomson Memorial Library.

Professor Wins Award:

How: For his essay called “Plan for Peace.”

Who: Clement Crabtree.

What: The Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge announced its annual George Washington Honor Medal winners.

When: Last week.

Where: Pennsylvania

Why: horticulture

Lead: Clement Crabtree, a professor of horticulture, won the Freedoms Foundations at Valley Forge annual George Washington Honor Medal for his essay “Plan for Peace.”

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