Outstanding Raiders

Fifth and sixth-grade students at Jackson Academy (from left, back) Anna Margaret Hooker, Austin Craft, Adams Kennedy, Kendall Ross, Thomas Antici, Bennett Wier; (front) Virginia Browning, Landry Lester, Tack Mahaffey, Cole Cress, Gracie Drew Pratt, and Olivia Claire Williford received the Outstanding Raider Award. The award is given to students whose kindness and respect for others, enthusiasm for learning, and spirit of fairness and community consistently promote a positive learning environment.


Esperanza Velasquez is founder of the Mississippi Hispanic Association in Flowood.