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Easter efforts brighten our region

A week filled with observances and celebrations of the holiest day in Christianity has come and gone, but plenty of good news worth sharing occurred throughout our community last week.

Let’s look back at some of the highlights of the week:

• Holy Family Early Learning Center students acted out the Easter story in the school cafeteria during the school’s annual production. Students portrayed Biblical roles for the reenactment of the events leading up to the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. Keep up the good work, students.

• Natchez High School students concluded a prom safety campaign that highlighted a shocking statistic — 60 percent of fatal teenage car accidents are due to alcohol and drinking and driving. The group of 25 students made posters, handed out cards and made an announcement on the school’s intercom all with the hopes of raising awareness of underage drinking and drinking and driving. We thank the students for taking the initiative to help save lives.

• Four Morgantown Middle School students are preparing for a trip to New York City. The trip is part of the Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. The students will perform with students from across the country in the famous performing arts center. A standing ovation is in order for these students who will be representing Natchez on the national level.

We hope everyone had a happy Easter and continues to bring good news throughout our community in the coming week.