The Madison County Business League & Foundation and the Madison County Economic Development Authority recently named their 2017-18 Madison County Youth Leadership Class. The three-day program will teach students about local, county and state governments as well as Madison County’s quality of life. Students are, from row, from left, Jacob Carter, Canton Academy; Jessica Hamer, Ridgeland High School; Madisyn Nichols, Germantown High School; Anna Kump, Tri-County Academy; Leeyah Hughes, New Summit School; Preston McWilliams, Jackson Academy. Second row, Wendalyn Towner, Velma Jackson High School; Jack Ferguson, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School; Morgan Williams, Canton High School; Tyler Welch, Germantown High School; Olivia Osborne, St. Joseph’s Catholic School; Robert Jordan, Jackson Prep. Third row, Haaris Patel, Madison Central High School; Jacob Harkins, St. Joseph’s Catholic School; Justin Kelly, Velma Jackson High School; Morgan McCray, Ridgeland High School; Bonnie Hill, Madison Central High School; Ariel Cox, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School. Back row, Wyatt Butler, Tri-County Academy; Rucell Harris, Jr., Canton High School; Madeleine Blaylock, Madison Ridgeland Academy; Madeline Hughes, Jackson Prep; Elizabeth Pace, Canton Academy; Ridge Futral, Madison Ridgeland Academy. Not pictured: Gabrielle Morris, Jackson Academy.
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