Lead Practice

BOE Meeting

Who: Hattiesburg Board of Education

What: Meet to discuss a variety of issues

When: This morning

Where: Hattiesburg

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.

Meeman Speaks

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

Where: Pennsylvania

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.