Seniors at Kemper Academy recently completed the “KEYS to Community” program that was sponsored by the Mississippi State Extension Service. Pictured are, front row from left, Lexi Zehr, Lillie Haskins, Anna Cumberland, Alyssa Gully, Jena Bobo, Allie Redmond, Sabona Thornton,and Malikah Jones, Extension Agent; second row from left, Nathen White, Austin Castleberry, Jackson Mason, Dylan Ricks, Trey Waddell and Dylan Fulton.
Seniors at Kemper Academy recently completed the “KEYS to Community” program that was sponsored by the Mississippi State Extension Service. Pictured are, front row from left, Lexi Zehr, Lillie Haskins, Anna Cumberland, Alyssa Gully, Jena Bobo, Allie Redmond, Sabona Thornton,and Malikah Jones, Extension Agent; second row from left, Nathen White, Austin Castleberry, Jackson Mason, Dylan Ricks, Trey Waddell and Dylan Fulton.
From special reports



Seniors at Kemper Academy are now better acquainted with local government after completing the “KEYS to Community” program.
   The program is provided by Mississippi State University Extension. The purpose of “KEYS to Community” is to help local youths understand how county government operates, what county government is trying to accomplish, and how the actions of county government affect their lives, said

“Young people are the future leaders of Kemper County. We hope this program is the first step in fostering active and engaged citizens,” said Malikah Jones, the MSU Extension agent in Kemper County.

Those who participated in the program were Nathen White, Austin Castleberry, Jackson Mason, Dylan Ricks, Trey Waddell, and Dylan Fulton, Lexi Zehr, Lillie Haskins, Anna Cumberland, Alyssa Gully, Jena Bobo, Allie Redmond and Sabona Thornton.