Youth briefs & Gallery



Emily Mansour Bronze Medalist
GREENVILLE – Emily Mansour, senior at St. Joseph High School, brought home the Bronze Medal in the 100 yard freestyle from the National Catholic High School Swimming Championship (NCHSSC) held at Loyola University in Baltimore, Md., in January. Twenty-eight teams and 363 swimmers competed in this national swim invitational.
Mansour was invited to compete in two separate events, the 50 yard and the 100 yard freestyles. She placed fifth with a time of 24.62 in the 50 yard freestyle and had a time of 53.52 in the 100 yard freestyle, securing her the third place. Mansour is the current 2014 Class I State Champion in the 50 yard Freestyle and the 2014 Class I State Runner-Up in the 100 yard Freestyle.

St. Joe stages “The Little Shop
of Horrors” musical
MADISON – Broadway will come to St. Joseph School when students stage the smash hit musical “The Little Shop of Horrors.” The comedy horror rock musical is based on the classic, low-budget Roger Corman B-film of the same name from 1960.
Performances in the St. Joe Fine Arts theater are Thursday and Friday, March 26-27, at 7 p.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28.
– The school’s grandparents Mass honoring grandparents of ninth-through 12th-graders will be celebrated on Friday, March 27, at 9:15 a.m. in the Fine Arts theater. A reception will follow in the Fine Arts lobby.
– The school recently unveiled a new website offering visitors a comprehensive look at its campus – metropolitan Jackson’s only Catholic high school. Visit