Megan Lacey and Peyton Norwood signed to play college sports on Thursday, April 11. Megan will compete as a part of Bates College’s track and field team, where she will double-major in biology and politics. Peyton will play golf for Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College studying on a pre-law track. Peyton and Megan were JA’s eighth and ninth students to sign for college athletics this year. Congratulations, Peyton and Megan!
Jackson Academy Physical Education Teacher Thomas Martin advises, “Do the right thing even if it means taking a few minutes longer to complete your task.”
Students at Jackson Academy will now be able to take dual enrollment classes in language arts and math through Belhaven University. JA and Belhaven officials signed an agreement April 29 at the Belhaven campus.
Mississippi College has selected Avery and Erin Hederman as members of the college’s first Honors College class beginning this fall.