Homework: Writing Leads

BOE Meeting

Who: Hattiesburg Board of Education

What: passed a group of new rules proposed by the administration

When: this morning

Where: ?

Why: to suggest ways to improve enrollment

How: meeting

The Hattiesburg Board of Education expresses concern the morning of March 5 due to alarming loss of enrollment.

“This is the third year we’ve lost enrollment,” said Max Hoemmeldorfer. “The future looks bleak.”

Faculty in Plane Crash

Who: 45 passengers and crew members aboard a TWA jet, including Associate professor or rural sociology John Dumont and associate rofessor of English George Johnson of Blackwater State University

What: crashed on takeoff

When: Thursday night

Where: Kennedy International Airport

Why: ?

How: on takeoff

TWA jet carrying 45 passengers and crew members, including two Backwater State professors, crashes upon takeoff at Kennedy International Airport March 5. Five people were killed.

Profs. John Dumont and George Johnson of Backwater State University were each returning from separate conferences in New York City on the eve of the crash. Both managed to escape without injury.

Meeman Speaks

Who: noted author Norman Meeman

What: spoke before an audience of 67, mostly English students

When: Sunday, 4:30 p.m.

Where: Room 111 of the William Oxley Thomson Memorial Library

Why: ?

How: he spoke

Pulitzer Prize winner Norman Meeman spoke at the William Oxley Thomson Memorial Library March 5, claiming that modern day English courses are worthless.

“These parodies they assign in college English courses are a bunch of hogwash,” said Meeman.

Professor Wins Award

Who: Clement Crabtree

What: wins George Washington Honor Medal

When: last week

Where: Pennsylvania

Why: cited for his essay called “Plan for Peace,” urging distribution of free packets of red, white and blue flower seeds in foreign nations.

How: voted upon by the Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge

University Professor wins George Washington Honor Medal for essay at ceremony in Pennsylvania March 5.

Prof. Clement Crabtree was cited for his essay called “Plan for Peace,” where he urged the distribution of free packers of red, white and blue flower seeds in foreign nations.

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