These South Forrest junior high students under the direction of South Forrest Social Studies teacher, Michele Lewis, were recognized by the local American Legion Post for their essays entered in the Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest. At Awards Day, students received a monetary gift and certificate. The talented writers are Jordon Dubose, Thomas Pennel, Daniel Bond, and Madison Thornton. Winning at the local level and placing 2nd in the state was Madison Thornton. Pictured with these talented students is SFAC Principal Kelly Lambert.
Forrest General Hospital and Hattiesburg Coca-Cola honored student athletes from junior high and high schools throughout Forrest and Lamar Counties at the 19th annual Scholar Athlete Luncheon on April 12. Keynote speaker for the event was Sarah Thomas, the first female referee in Conference USA.
Congratulations to the following student athletes who received honors for their scholastic and athletic achievements:
Dixie Attendance Center
Nicholas Zane Collins
North Forrest High School
Dallas Joseph Carter
North Forrest Junior High School
South Forrest Attendance Center
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