A Biloxi senior's essay about America has been named one of the Top 100 in the country.
Chris Boulanger of Biloxi High School competed against 7,600 students ages 13 to 18 from across the country who answered the challenge to write an essay titled "What's Great About America?" after viewing John Stossel's Fox News special of the same name.
To read Boulanger's winning essay, click here.
To learn more about the contest and read the overall winning entry, click here.
News and notes
Baseball: The Biloxi Indians, scheduled to begin playoffs next week, visit St. Martin this afternoon at 1 for a varsity game. To read about the Tribe's encounter with Gulport earlier this week and to see a link to the baseball web site, click here.
Photos, Part 1: To see photos from the school board meeting on Tuesday, click here.
Photos, Part 2: A new set of photo montages is in the works for the top banner of the school district web site. To see the eight new banners, created from photos primarily from Biloxi High School teacher Tracy Campbell, click here.