Writing Leads

BOE Meeting

Who: Hattiesburg Board of Education

What: Board accepted report and then passed a group of new rules

Where: At meeting

When: Thursday morning

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How:

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

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How:

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.

Meeman Speaks

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

How:

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

Where: Pennsylvania

When: Sunday

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.

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