Voted favorites

Madison Ridgeland Academy eight-grade class favorites are (from left, back) Peyton Young, Everett Heard, Carlisle Johnson; (front) Nikolas Mazza, Stone Blanton and Drew Peacock.

Essay contest

The Fort Rosalie Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution sponsors an annual essay contest for junior high students. Jackson Academy students receiving recognition in the competition are (from left) Elena Roberts and Annalee LeDuff.

Band awards

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School beginning band recently presented their spring concert. The following students received awards (from left) Bailey Walker, Mark Edward Wilson (Musicianship), Madison Word (All-Around Bandsman), Sophia Lewis, Alexandra Zevallos (Musicianship), Eliza Beckett (Spirit), and Tia Harris (Citizenship).

Parade of the famous

First Presbyterian Day School fourth-graders held a Mississippi Parade for the school the morning of their reports on famous Mississippians. Shown are (from left) Lanie Phillips, Campbell Wyatt, Morgan McClain, Caroline Smith, Alyssa Claire Cranford, Lila Watson, Ella Kincaid, Lucy Tyra, and Mamie Barton.

Thompson scholarship

Anna Sledge Tucker, a 2017 graduate of Madison Ridgeland Academy, was selected as one of the Thompson Scholarship recipients. The scholarship program was established to honor former headmaster Tommy Thompson, and to further the education of deserving graduates. Shown are (from left) Anna Sledge Tucker and Head of School Termie Land.

Reader points

First Presbyterian Day School students were recognized for earning 500 and above Accelerated Reader points. Shown are (back) Librarian Mary Thompson; (from left, front) Lytle Moore, Charlie Penny, Graham Busbea, Sara Beth Henson, Hannah Polk, Mary Kathryn Mason.

Science and tech

The Bausch and Lomb Science Award is presented to a student in recognition of high scholastic achievement in science. The 2017 recipient at Jackson Academy was Braden Lewis. The University of Rochester recognizes students in several areas.

Jungle buddies

Madison Central High School Jungle Buddies members were recognized at Senior Class Day recently. They are (from left) Outstanding Service Member Shelby Cole, Club Founder Emily Seiss, Outstanding Service Members Nhi Truong and Caroline Lewis.