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Jeopardy Champion Guy Enjoying First Year At Empower

This is Jeopardy

Those are the words spoken at the start of the iconic game show Jeopardy, a trivia show that has been on the air since September 10, 1984, pitting three contestants against one another answering questions from various categories, each with their own monetary value assigned to the question. The person with the most money at the end of the show wins that day’s game. 

Since the show’s inception, Cheryl Guy dreamed of being a contestant. 

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 New Experiences Bring LKMS Educators Together

The completion of Legacy Knoll Middle School brought new opportunities to students, teachers and the entire Jackson County community. For three of those Legacy Knoll teachers, one of those new opportunities has been spending their first year in the Jackson County School System.

While all of the staff at Legacy Knoll is new to the school, teachers Kristen Butkovich, Victoria Braswell and Courtney Beasley are all brand new to the Jackson County School System, and have their own unique stories of how they got there.

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NJES' Ledford Building Career Inside JCSS By Putting Students First

“We are creating a warm and friendly environment here in Jackson County. The grant has been great getting students involved and wanting to do random acts of kindness for others. I think that is something they will carry with them even outside of school,” said Ledford.

North Jackson elected Ledford as their Support Person of the Year for the 2023-24 school year. Her initiative to build close relationships with teachers and students shows her capacity to support everyone in any way possible.

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Eight Years of The Eagles Helping Eagles Program

East Jackson Comprehensive High School assistant principal Julie Crouch noticed there was a need within the community when she realized no programs were available to assist students 14 years old or above in receiving Christmas presents during the holiday season. Crouch knew there was something that could be done about it so she stepped up and took the project under her wing. 

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