While things happen in life, both good and bad, Stephanie Smith feels that everyone should enjoy each day and make the most of it. She is a living witness to the idea that anything can happen.
Nearly a year ago, Cameron Wolfe was preparing to graduate from the University of Houston with a degree in broadcast journalism.
The Circle of Excellence “Emerging Scholar” Award Committee prepares to announce its second scholarship recipient at the Jim Hill High School Class Night event.
The 2012 Initiates of the Kappa Iota of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity created the Diamonds of Distinct Dedication (DODD) Scholarship to promote and encourage high academic achievement, leadership and service among high school students in the state of Mississippi.
Before he played under the bright lights at ‘The Rock’ or shattered records at Spain Park High School, Nick Mullens was just like any other child with an early childhood dream. For Mullens, one simple principle gave him the ultimate blueprint for his success in life: persistence.
Grind or get ate. GOGA. That is the motto of Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Donte Moncrief each time he works out, goes to practice or prepares for a game in a Colts’ uniform. His father was a junior college standout at defensive back for Jones County Junior College (JCJC) in Ellisville, Mississippi but he gave up on his football dreams after playing at Southern Illinois University.
Great athletes exist in every sport, but there are not many who are leaders and exceptional athletes. For Teddrick Terrell, being a leader is not an uncommon trait.
In the chart topping, hit single “Diamonds” by Barbadian singer and songwriter Rihanna, one can hear a powerful reoccurring statement “shine bright like a diamond”. While many get caught up in the beauty of this precious stone, they often forget diamonds are made under pressure. It took time and hard work for such objects to be created.
Only a small portion of young ladies gets the opportunity to participate in pageants. Even fewer get the chance to win, wear a pretty crown and move on to the next stage after each round. For Hannah Roberts, this was not only a dream but one she made come true in being crowned as the 59th Miss Mississippi during the 2015 Miss Mississippi pageant in Vicksburg on June 27.
Before you saw him in a maroon and white uniform, Mississippi State wide receiver Fred Brown could be found making a stellar play on the practice field at Jim Hill High School or catching a touchdown pass under the lights of Hughes Field on Friday nights.