Pelahatchie News

Good News You Can Use PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID PELAHATCHIE, MS PERMIT NO. 4 Pelahatchie News P.O. Box 771 Pelahatchie, MS 39145 INSIDE THIS ISSUE Miss Pelahatchie Scholarship Pageant set for March 16 - pg. 11 Women's Conference to be held at Shiloh - pg. 12 March 2019 Volume 8 Issue 3 Pelahatchie, MS A Caring & Friendly Atmosphere Treating Children, Adults, and Seniors Cleanings • Fillings Extractions • Whitening Dentures • Crowns Root Canals • Implants and More Mississippi Singing Churchmen concert to be held March 26 The Partnership of Pelahatchie High School (PHS) and Multicraft Interna- tional has been recognized by the Mis- sissippi Association of Partners in Ed- ucation (MAPE) for the second year in a row. The award was given at the 17th annual Governor’s Awards luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, where twelve school-community part- nership programs were recognized for producing outstanding results for stu- dents in K-12 public schools through- out Mississippi. Partnership programs were recog- nized for making a positive difference for students in Meridian, Pascagou- la-Gautier, Pelahatchie, Jackson, Tu- pelo, Rolling Fork, Vicksburg, Bran- don and Hattiesburg. In High School Partnership Excellence Awards, Bran- don High School won awards for both the Teacher’s Academy and the Health-Science Academy, while Multi- craft Academy won for its job-training certification and internship program. Six students are participating in this year’s Multicraft Academy at PHS, including three sophomores and three juniors. Multicraft has let them use a portion of its Ventures Building on Highway 80 in Pelahatchie. Instructor Johnny Gandy is teaching an Industri- al Maintenance curriculum including electrical soldering, measuring, fram- ing, communication, and employabili- ty. "Just being at the Multicraft facility teaching maintenance and production has allowed the students to be in a learning atmosphere," he said. "They learn the 5 S system of organization made up of sort, set in order, shine, By Susie A. Wolfe Special to Pelahatchie News Multicraft Academy wins second MAPE High School Award Special to Pelahatchie News Accepting the MAPE award on February 26 pictured (l to r) are: Anthony Sorey, Vice President of Multicraft International; Dr. Teague Burchfield, Principal of Pelahatchie High School; Dr. Leslie Griffin, Dean of Education at Delta State; Johnny Gandy, PHS instructor; Brad Williams, President of Multicraft International; and Tommy Nicholas, Program Manager at Multicraft International. The Mississippi Singing Churchmen will present a concert at Cross Roads Baptist Church on Tuesday, March 26, at 7 p.m. The public is invited to at- tend.  The Mississippi Singing Churchmen is a men’s choir, comprised of minis- ters of music from Baptist churches in Mississippi. The Churchmen began in 1965 under the leadership of the late Dan Hall, director of the Church Music Department for Mississippi Baptists (1964-1986). In 1971, the Churchmen elected officers and organized their operations for outreach, missions, and ministry. Dr. Milfred Valentine has been directing the Churchmen since 1982. Slater Murphy, current Church Music Department director, accompa- nies the Churchmen. The Mississippi Singing Churchmen have been praising God and sharing their witness since their inception. They have sung their testimony through- out Mississippi and in mis- sion trips around the United States and the world. State- side mission trips include Illinois, Colorado, Maryland, Delaware and Washington DC. Their overseas missions have taken them to Brazil, Columbia, Venezuela, Spain, France, Germany, Argenti- na, Uruguay, Korea, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Kyr- gyzstan and Peru. They are committed to "Sharing the Song of Jesus" wherever they have opportunity. Cross Roads Baptist Church is located at 104 Crossroads Road in Pelahatchie. Special to Pelahatchie News The Mississippi Singing Churchmen, a men’s choir, comprised of ministers of music from Baptist churches in Missis- sippi, will present a concert at Cross Roads Baptist Church on Tuesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. continued on page 3