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NURSE RUCKER

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

St. Dominic’s community program leads to fulfilling life working with elementary students

“I am blessed to do what I do. I get to play every day as much as I work,” said Patricia Rucker, Mannsdale Elementary lower school nurse.

Patricia didn’t always have her mind set on nursing, but she always knew she wanted to help others.

Graduations

By ANTHONY WARREN,

N’side students prepare to say goodbye to high school

High School seniors across the Northside have only days to go until they don cap and gowns for the big day - graduation.

It’s May, and that means high school awards days and commencement exercises are right around the corner.

Ebony Lumumba on MOJO nonprofit

Ebony Lumumba is balancing a full load. She’s a mother and a college professor, a doctoral student and Jackson’s first lady. On top of that, she recently founded Mothers Obtaining Justice and Opportunity (MOJO), a new nonprofit that focuses on providing support to mothers seeking their education.

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The Home Place has been a part of the Northside community since 1946, but Lucille Nichols is who really makes it feel like home.