School News

Local students graduate from University of Mississippi

The University of Mississippi celebrated more than 5,000 candidates for graduation in the Class of 2021 during the university’s 168th Commencement exercises April 29 through May 2. The following local students were candidates for graduation: Lonnie Marvin Vining, of Monticello, was a candidate for a Master of Arts. Vining was a Philosophy major in the…

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Summer Allen accepted into WCU’s Grow Your Own Initiative

Lawrence County Technology and Career Center’s Teacher Academy hosted a signing day on April 28 for Summer Allen as she accepted the offer to William Carey University’s Grow Your Own Initiative. This is the first of its kind for LCTCC and the Lawrence County School District. Jessica Rutland, Teacher Academy instructor, stated, “I am proud…

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School district announces honors scholars

Lawrence County School District has announced honors scholars for the third nine weeks of the 2020-2021 school year. MONTICELLO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL First Grade Superintendent’s Scholar: Skylah Marie Davis, De’montae Ja’quae Fortenberry, Claudio Alonso Gomez, Brayden Haynes, Trisha Leann Johnson, Jack Layne Lambert, Kennedy Elizabeth Lee, Tahiry A. Madison, Gunner Maddox Malone, Kynlee Faith Monk, L’oreal…

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Scholarship applications available at Extension office

Lawrence County Extension Service has scholarship applications available for two scholarships offered for county students. The Lawrence County Cattlemen’s Association is currently accepting applications for the Cattlemen’s Scholarship. Eligible applicants must have a parent or grandparent member of the Mississippi and Lawrence County Cattlemen’s Association. All applicants must submit an application and an essay. The…

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Co-Lin announces 2021-2022 cheerleaders

Copiah-Lincoln Community College cheerleader sponsor Micah Allen has announced cheerleaders for 2021-2022. Cheerleaders include Mary Ellen Brock, Lindsay Norton, Drew Meilstrup, Dustin Prather, Samuel Mabile, Collin Waldrop, William Hodgson, Tate Smith, Quintaye Bates and August Sullivan, all of Brookhaven; Allison Hendry, of Woodville; Abby Graves, of Silver Creek; Alyssa Carraway, of Wesson; Gabriella Hegwood, of…

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Co-Lin now accepting ACT Superscore

Copiah-Lincoln Community College will now begin accepting ACT Superscores for incoming freshmen and current Co-Lin freshmen who will be sophomores in the fall of 2021. ACT will now provide an automatically-calculated ACT Superscore to all students who have taken the ACT more than once from September 2016 to current day. This is an exciting opportunity…

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LAWRENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 2021-2022 CALENDAR

LAWRENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 2021-2022 CALENDAR August 3-5 Professional Development (No Students) August 6 First Day of School Begin 1st Term September 6 Labor Day Holiday October 5-8 Exams October 8 End 1st Term October 11 Begin 2nd Term October 18-20 Fall Break For Students October 20 Professional Development Report Card Pick-Up (No Students) November…

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