DAILY LEADER / KATIE WILLIAMSON / Patrick Matthews reads the back of the medal he received for his performance on last year's tests. The Bogue Chitto school district received a "B" ranking after the state tests last year. Students around the state are taking the 2014 Mississippi Curriculum Test Second Edition, or MCT2, this week.
DAILY LEADER / KATIE WILLIAMSON / Patrick Matthews reads the back of the medal he received for his performance on last year's tests. The Bogue Chitto school district received a "B" ranking after the state tests last year. Students around the state are taking the 2014 Mississippi Curriculum Test Second Edition, or MCT2, this week.

Rallying for Tests

Published 1:00pm Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Miracle Leggett, 15, cheers as her fellow classmates receive medals at Bogue Chitto gymnasium Monday for their outstanding performance on 2013 state tests. Leggett was one of several students honored for achievement. Also during the rally
Miracle Leggett, 15, cheers as her fellow classmates receive medals at Bogue Chitto gymnasium Monday for their outstanding performance on 2013 state tests. Leggett was one of several students honored for achievement.
David Hartmen, chief meteorologist at WAPT Jackson,  speaks to students at the Bogue Chitto gymnasium Monday during a pep rally/award ceremony in recognition of the outstanding performance of students on 2013 state exams.
David Hartmen, chief meteorologist at WAPT Jackson, speaks to students at the Bogue Chitto gymnasium Monday during a pep rally/award ceremony in recognition of the outstanding performance of students on 2013 state exams.
Reagan Kirkland, 14, clutches the medal she received Monday for her 2013 test performance. Kirkland is one of several students honored for academic achievement.
Reagan Kirkland, 14, clutches the medal she received Monday for her 2013 test performance. Kirkland is one of several students honored for academic achievement.