Who: Hattiesburg Board of Education
What: Board accepted report and then passed a group of new rules
Where: At meeting
When: Thursday morning
Lead: The Hattiesburg Board of Education met Thursday morning, and accepted report which was followed by a group of new rules being passed.
Max Hoemeldorfer reported that enrollment for the school year dropped by 200 students.
Faculty in Plane Crash
Who: John Dumont and George Johnson
What: TWA jet crashed during takeoff from Kennedy International Airport
Where: New York City
When: Thursday night
Lead: Five persons were killed in a plane crash after takeoff from Kennedy International Airport, Thursday night.
John Dumont, associate professor of rural sociology, and George Johnson, associate professor of english, were among the passengers.
Who: Norman Meeman, winner of the Pulitzer Prize
What: spoke to an audience of 67, who were mainly english students
Where: William Oxley Thomson Memorial Library
When: Sunday at 4:30 p.m.
Why: to talk to them about what it takes to be a good writer
Lead: Winner of Pulitzer Prize, Norman Meeman, spoke about what it takes to be a good writer to an audience of about 67 which mainly consisted of english students.
The event took place at the William Oxley Thomson Memorial Library, Sunday at 4:30 p.m.
Professor Wins Award
Who: Clement Crabtree, a professor of horticulture
What: Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge announced the winners for the George Washington Honor Medal
Why: it is an annual event
How: his essay called “Plan for Peace”
Lead: Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge announced the winners for the George Washington Honor Medal.
Among the winners were Clement Crabtree, a professor of horticulture.