Johnson, Wright headline State of Region meeting

JOHNSON

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By Chris Kieffer

Daily Journal

TUPELO – TVA President and CEO Bill Johnson and Mississippi Superintendent of Education Carey Wright will headline the annual State of the Region meeting.

This year’s event is today at 9:30 a.m. at BancorpSouth Conference Center in Tupelo. It is sponsored by the CREATE Foundation’s Commission on the Future of Northeast Mississippi.

Johnson will explain TVA’s vision and outlook, while Wright will present her vision for education in Mississippi. Philip Walker of the Walker Collaborative will describe the value of cultural heritage tourism.

The event is free and open to the public, with coffee and registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.