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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
The William Carey University Department of Art hosted the sixth annual High School Art Scholarship Competition on February 28 at the Lucile Parker Gallery on the Hattiesburg campus.
Students from area home schools and four local high schools, including West Jones, South Jones, Sacred Heart and Perry Central, participated in the competition, which awarded a $250 cash award known as the President’s Purchase Award and four scholarships to Carey ranging in amounts from $500 to $2,000.
Jessica Wade, a 10th-grader at West Jones, won the President’s Purchase Award for her work “Un-employed.” Lauren Jones, a 10th-grader at South Jones, won best in show for “Autumn Life” while Keegan Strickland, also a 10th-grader at South Jones, won first place for “The Night-Stacked Days.” Virginia Hosey, a 10th-grader at West Jones, won second place for “Broken Bottles” and Brandon Olmi, a 10th-grader at Sacred Heart, won third place for “Green Forest.”

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Dr. Howard Keever, WCU Professor of Music, will be the speaker for the William Carey University Lecture series on the Hattiesburg campus on March 19, 2015. His lecture is entitled, "Music in the 1960s."  The lecture will be held in the Thomas Business Building, Kresge Room, at 3:00 pm.