This graduation season, the podium is all hers.
Mississippi’s improving high school graduation rate is one piece of good news in a state where the education picture has often been dismal.
Mississippi high school students could see new requirements for graduation beginning with the class of 2022.
Dr. Rosalyn Smith-Howard of Brandon told about 200 Mississippi University for Women graduates to get to know themselves.
According to the Mississippi Department of Education, high school graduation rates for the state reached an all time high during the 2015-2016 school year with 80.8 percent of all students graduating within four years.
A black teenager says he was escorted out of his high school graduation ceremony in Sacramento by three deputies for refusing to remove his kente cloth, a traditional Ghanaian silk and cotton fabric.
Mississippi’s higher education commissioner will speak to Mississippi State University graduates.
To an audience filled with mostly nursing students, Dr. Pamela Lacy of Columbus urged about 200 Mississippi University for Women graduates to heal the world.
Columbus obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Pamela Lacy will keynote Saturday’s graduation ceremony at Mississippi University for Women.
Ursula Miller knew that when she shouted her niece’s name after she received her diploma at a north Mississippi high school graduation, she would probably be asked to leave the arena.