Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Oregon School Visits the Delta State University

CLEVELAND, Miss. -- The Delta Center for Culture and Learning at Delta State University recently introduced a  group of Oregon high school sophomores and juniors to the Delta’s cultural heritage.  The students from Oregon Episcopal School were accompanied by the school’s safety director T’na Meyerhoff,  the head of their English department Rick Rees, and Ron Silver, Assistant United States Attorney, Oregon District.  Silver participated in the 50th anniversary of the Mississippi Freedom Rides where he met members of the Delta Center.  The Center’s Lee Aylward led the tour.  The class is pictured in front of the collection of Blues life-masks, on display in Ewing Hall.