MERIDIAN — Jay Pearson, director of the Mississippi School of Protocol and Etiquette, speaks to a group of youth Monday afternoon at Union Station about how to greet people. The program, The Mayor's Youth Leadership Core Training Program, focuses on how young people can become leaders in their schools and communities by teaching them social and communication skills and how to create more self-esteem and confidence. The sessions will be held each Monday for six weeks. Meridian Mayor Cheri Barry was on hand during this opening session to welcome them and congratulate them on the desire to improve themselves.
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MHS students earn closer look at medical field
“I’d like to explore my options … I want to see what nursing has to offer.”
That’s what Redarius Fowler said when asked why he was taking part in Thursday’s unique camp, “Experience the O.N.E: Hospital Stay.” Fowler was one of 20 Meridian High School male ninth graders taking a part in the unique opportunity.
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