NEJ Yearbook

17 days ago

The Tiger
School Code: 14669
NEJ Receives Vitalant Award
NEJ Receives Vitalant Award

Vitalant honored Northeast Jones High School with an award for the 2023 High School Blood Drive of the Year at their October recognition luncheon. Since 2004, NEJ has provided over 3,000 pints of life-saving blood to our community.

Pictured (l-r) are: Dr. Jennifer Lowery, NEJ Supervising Principal; Deidra Bourg, NEJ English Instructor and Blood Drive Coordinator; Michelle Anderson-Jones, Senior Account Manager for Vitalant.

Graham, Martin Receive College Board Recognition
Starr Dorsey

Northeast Jones seniors Jaden Graham and Colby Martin have received the academic honor of the National Rural and Small Town Award (NRSTA) presented as part of the College Board National Recognition Programs.  These programs celebrate students who excel academically on College Board assessments, including the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) and Advanced Placement Exams.   Jaden and Colby are Advanced Placement and Dual Credit students and are active both on campus and in the community!  Congratulations!!

Milner Named National Merit Scholarship Finalist

Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) have announced the names of more than 16,000 Semifinalists in the 69th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.  These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,140 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $28 million that will be offered next spring.  To be considered for a Merit Scholarship award, Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalist level of the competition.  About 95 percent of the Semifinalists are expected to attain Finalist standing, and approximately half of the Finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar title. 

Northeast Jones senior Tucker Ryan Milner is one of the 16,000 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists!   Tucker is the son of Ryan and Heather Milner of Laurel.  A member of the Varsity Football team, He is an Advanced Placement and Dual Credit student.  As a member of Senior Beta, he has competed in the Beta Quiz Bowl and Living Lit competitions at Mississippi Beta Convention!

          Congratulations Tucker!

September 2023 NEJ Students of the Month
Seniors Dexter McKenzie and Jazmin Bryant

Seniors Dexter McKenzie and Jazmin Bryant