Who: Hattiesburg Board of Education
What: Meet to discuss a variety of issues
When: This morning
Why: To discuss the school enrollment report and accept new rule proposals
How: Superintendent Hoemmeldorfer presented the reports and the committee passed them as well as new school rules.
Lead: The Hattiesburg board of education met Friday morning to discuss declining school attendance reports and pass new school rules involving dress for both male and female students.
Faculty in Plane Crash
Who: Associate Professor of Sociology John Dumont and Associate Professor of English George Johnson from Backwater State University
What: Involved in plane crash
When: Thursday night
Where: Kennedy International Airport
Why: Coming back from separate conferences in NYC
How: Crashed on takeoff
Lead: Two Associate Professors from Backwater State University, John Dumont and George Johnson, were involved in a plane crash at the Kennedy International airport while returning from conferences in New York City.
Who: Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Norman Meeman
What: Spoke to a group English about writing
When: Sunday at 4:30 p.m.
Where: William Oxley Thomson Memorial Library
Why: To encourage them to develop there own style in writing
How: By drawing on their own personal life experiences
Lead: Pulitzer Prize winning author Norman Meeman spoke to an audience of English students at the library about writing using their own personal life experiences and feelings.
Professor Wins Award
Who: Clement Crabtree
What: Received a George Washington Honor Medal
When: Last week
Why: For his essay “Plan for Peace” encouraging the distribution of patriotically colored flower seeds in foreign nations.
How: Chosen by Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge
Lead: Pennsylvania Professor Clement Crabtree received a George Washington Honor Medal for his essay “Plan for Peace” in which he encouraged the distribution of patriotically colored flower seeds to foreign nations.