Earlier this week, Gov. Tate Reeves called for schools to keep their doors closed through April 17. It means Alicia and J.E. Lawrence will be juggling work with homeschooling their 6-year-old daughter Baya for a little while longer.
A new apprenticeship program between Halter Marine and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College creates that opportunity. The program will begin in the fall with 25 students in each of the five fields. Eventually, it will expand to 11 fields.
Music may help to soothe the soul but it also helps stimulate the brain. Jackson State University is helping to promote the importance of music education by including high school students in the Capital City.