Spelling winner

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held the 2017 Middle School Spelling Bee. Shown are (from left) winner Eesh Majithia and Head of Middle School Tim Alford.


Selected by their schools and recently attending the Hugh O’Brian Leadership Conference were (from left) Kennedy Guest and John Ables, Brandon High School; and Will Spence, Jackson Academy. All are Eagle Scouts from Troop 8 First Baptist Church Jackson.

Families first

The Families First for Mississippi RV parked on the midway at the Mississippi State Fair in October to hand out marketing materials to the fair attendees. Enjoying the event are (from left) Laura Jane Goodson, Charlie Smith, Dr.

Childhood cancer

First Presbyterian Day School recognized September as Childhood Cancer Awareness month by “going gold for Mississippi kids.” The Crusader Club and FPDS families raised more than $6,600 to donate to The Campbell Bulldog Fund, begun by Jill and David Dale to assist with childhood cancer research at Batson Children’s Hospital.

Speech and debate

Competing on the Jackson Academy Speech and Debate Team are (from left, back) Graham Laseter, Coach Evan McCarley, Paul Bautista; (front) Rett Stanley, Isabel Lehman, Maysa Vivians, and Connor Bailey. Not pictured: De’ja Bradford.

JV Football Winners

Jackson Prep junior high football awards winners include (from left) Seth Cook – Captain and Impact Players; Matt Jones – Most Valuable Player and Captain; Braedon Mabry – Most Valuable Defensive Player and Captain; Drew Laird – Patriot Award; John Henry Andress – Patriot Award.

Donate Uniforms

The Mustard Seed donated uniforms to The Redeemer School in Jackson thanks to a partnership with Agape North. When Mustard Seed patrons purchase t-shirts designed by the Seedsters, for every 2-3 shirts purchased, they are able to give back one uniform shirt.



The Jackson Academy Accents won in the MAIS Spirit Competition, taking first place in both the AAAA Kick division and the AAAA Pom division against teams from across the state.