Many Americans believe one should pack their bags and explore the world after college. However, Marlee Sue Bradley, who was born and raised in small town Corinth, wants to remain there.
Tiffany Casey, a fourth grade teacher at Northeast Lauderdale Elementary School in Meridian, believes covering so much material in a fast-paced environment can lead students to become less confident in their work. She says quality is more important than quantity.
A young father is demonstrating what it means to provide for his family, achieve his goals, and improve his life by earning a college degree to forge a path as a coach and teacher.
The deep South is a place where many feel at home. Lafayette High School librarian Ann Roberts, 47, has returned to Oxford at several key moments in her life. She made a career out of giving back to her community through education and hopes to inspire others to do the same.
Mark Burson began teaching at the University of Mississippi on Jan. 27, 2016, but not before spending 43 years in California. “My only regret is that it took me so long to discover Oxford, Mississippi,” he said. “I wish I had done it 30 years ago.”