By Chris Kieffer/NEMS Daily Journal
Parents at Itawamba Agricultural High School will host a banquet for the school’s juniors and seniors.
The location of the banquet was not announced because of a desire to protect the students attending the prom in the midst of a controversy that has gained national attention.
The Itawamba County School Board canceled the school’s prom last week in response to an ACLU request that the district change its policy prohibiting same-sex prom dates.
Read more in Wednesday’s NEMS Daily Journal newspaper.