Plans are underway for Indianola’s citywide Thanksgiving service. Local clergy met this week to finalize the details of the event, which will be held Sunday November 24 at First United Methodist Church in Indianola beginning at 6 p.m.
If it weren’t for a couple of ACT score points, Marvin Lott may have been a Millsaps College Alumnus of the Year. But back in the late 1960s, Lott took the ACT while at Greenville High School and was signed to play football for the Majors, but his 21 ACT was just short of the 23 required by Millsaps.
The Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Student of the Week is Gentry senior Amarni Bell. Bell’s anticipated career choice is sports management, with a dream job of playing in the NFL. He enjoys working out in his spare time. He is pictured (right) with JMG Instructor and Job Specialist Dr. Adrian Brown.
Mari Lampkin of Moorhead, has accepted an invitation of lifetime membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS), the nation’s preeminent certified honor society for high-achieving first-and second year collegiate students.
Gentry High graduate Ladarious Galloway is back in Indianola, but he hopes his stay will not be for long. The 22-year-old former UT Martin standout just got done with a short stint with the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League.
David M. Keys Sr., who recently earned an Ed.D., has accepted the position of Information Technology Manager at the United States Government Publishing Office in Washington, DC.
Keys is the son of Isaiah and Mamie Keys of Indianola and is a 1986 graduate of Gentry High School.
After a breakout sophomore campaign in which he led the Rangers in nearly every offensive category, Northwest Mississippi Community College sophomore first baseman Ben Van Cleve has been named an NJCAA Second Team All-American.
FedEx Logistics, Inc., a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), announced this week the launch of its program designed to offer employment opportunities at Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs).