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|Memorable Miss-Lou banquet|
Never mind the Oscars, Grammys or TVLand Awards, I'll take the carpet leading up to the second floor of the Eola Hotel for the annual National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Inc., Miss-Lou Chapter banquet any night of the week.
The class organization held its 31st banquet Thursday in Natchez, and once again it was a memorable night starting with guest speaker Ron Roberts to the distribution of awards.
Kevin Campbell of Adams Christian earned the top prize of $3,000. Joseph McClatchy of Trinity won the second place scholarship worth $2,250.
Cathedral's Caleb Upton won the third-place scholarship for $1,750. Vidalia's Thao Nguyen, Natchez High's Levarious Dorsey and Ferriday High's Richard Jefferson each received scholarships of $1,000.
Ferriday High head football coach Richard Oliver was one of the most entertaining school representatives introducing their nominee.
Oliver introduced Ferriday senior Richard Jefferson, saying his Louisiana College signee was playing quarterback for the first time this year, a position that Oliver said is the toughest to learn.
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