August 2020


Briefly — News from Around the Grounds

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Carey Wright, State Superintendent of Education for Mississippi, discusses how the education system in Mississippi grew from being ranked consistently at the bottom in the nation to one of the states with the most momentum

Children will routinely meet the expectations set by adults and nothing further, said Carey Wright, state superintendent of education for Mississippi — and the expectations in Mississippi have been low for decades.  “Mississippi's reputation and

Lee Chaverin White

Lee Chaverin White, born Sept. 19, 1931, passed away on April 13, 2020. A resident of both Sarasota, Florida, and

Thomas H. Metzger

Thomas H. Metzger, 88, of Avon Lake, Ohio, passed away April 11, 2020. He was born to Thomas H. and Virginia (nee Hastings) Metzger on May 22, 1931, in Canton, Ohio. Tom proudly served in
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