Jackson Prep welcomed forty-seven seventh graders who are children of alumni. Seventh graders are (from left, row 4) Jordan Davis, Madeleine Porter, Ann Bradley Maloney, Braiden Guinn, Barrett Bufkin, Matthew Myers, Brady Culbertson, Holman Buchanan, Ian Bruce, Lindsay Warwick, Lauren Henderson, Lauren Warwick; (row 3) Logan Gage, Balie Crim, Wesley Roberson, Rosemary Ferguson, Abigail Martin, Ava Burton Waller, Jack Davis, Joseph Upton, Elkin Crews, Lawson Marchetti, Holt Hederman; (row 2) Tate Fowler, Mary Dunbar, Reese Friday, Gracie McCraney, Blair Stockett, Emily Heidelberg, Anne Rivers Mounger, Grace Gebhart, Addison Hughes, Tripp Perkins; (row 1) Ann Clardy Byrd, Anna Kate Williams, Ally Walker, Will Nall, Adam Cochrane, Grace Gourlay, McKenzie Davis, Ann Leighton Malouf. Not pictured: Hays Dubberly, John Jeffreys, Brendon McLeod, Katie Newton, Gregory Oden, Christopher Puckett.



The 1991 Jackson Prep Overall State Championship Basketball team recently celebrated their 20-year reunion. This team finished the season with an undefeated record, going 37-0 and sweeping all 3 post season tournaments. Members of the team are pictured (l to r): Coach Dave Ollar, Whit Hughes, David Rula, Johnny Brunini, Josh Huff, Stanton Toler, Jimmy Kitchens, Chase Henson, Cratin Luckett, Thomas Jenkins, Philip Cothren, Benje Bailey, Coach Les Triplett, and Patrick McCraney.


Jackson Prep welcomed thirty-eight seventh graders who are children of alumni. Pictured, row 12 (l to r): Healy Vise, Matthew Clay and Avery Eaton. Row 11 (l to r): Lee Meena, John Wooley and Kristina Zouboukos. Row 10 (l to r): Sarah Love Frey, Walker Wilbanks and Robby Gross. Row 9 (l to r): Adam Crawford and Marie Merrill. Row 8 (l to r): Vann Crawford, Emily Ellison, Worth Eskrigge and Mollie Merrell. Row 7 (l to r): Hannah Higginbotham and Mitch Redding. Row 6 (l to r): Caroline Fuller, Olivia Flynt and Kellie McCaa. Row 5 (l to r): Martha Rayner, Claire McGehee and Gus Barnett. Row 4 (l to r): Rebecca Sistrunk, Beth Graeber and Bryan Sullivan. Row 3 (l to r): Sydney Mann, Ashley O’Mara and Cole Swayze. Row 2 (l to r): Cameron Lee Trussell, Alex Joyner and Madison Diket. Row 1 (l to r): Mary Faser Walker, Clayton Noblin and Luci Moore. Not pictured: Julia Lott, Jacob McNeely, Thomas Rogers

Scott Stricklin, JP Class of 1988, was recently named Athletic Director for Mississippi State University.
He was the guest speaker for the College Fair Forum, which is held yearly in conjunction with the Prep college fair.
Pictured are a few of the students who attended the forum: Eleanor Anthony, Peyton  Reves, Stricklin, and Zach Watson.

Twenty-seven Jackson Prep seniors are children of alumni. Pictured, row 3 (l to r): Gray Samson, Stephen Blackmon, Andrew Hammond, Charles Barlow, Drew Carter, Cody McCain, Pack Toler, Ben Lane and Sanford Moore. Row 2 (l to r): Davis Cannada, Connor King, Christopher Boyd, Knowlton Bourne, Macon Humphries, Emmett Manning, Ross Peets and Jack Strahan. Row 1 (l to r): Shannon Kynerd, Lorraine York, Cosby Parker, Lucia Murff, Grace Bowman, Bonney Cox, Rachel Crim, Jordan Smith, Sydney Stringer and Laura Walton Fenelon.

2010 - 1990 Baseball Team Honored

Jackson Prep recently honored the 1990 Baseball team on Patriot Field.
This team, coached by Mike Kinnison and Gary Noble, won the MPSA State AAA Championship in the 1990 season.
Members present that night were:
Back row:  Stanton Toler, Will McCraney, William Burnham, Jason Brown, Jamie Murphy, Scott McLeod
Front row:  Ryan Hall, Trey Watkins, York Craig, Coach Gary Noble. See more photos!

2009 Alumni Christmas Party

2009 Alumni Christmas Luncheon

2009 Homecoming - Alumni Reunion Weekend

1998 Jackson Prep State Championship Football Team members


Jackson Prep’s 40th year of football was recently recognized during halftime of the Jackson Prep vs. Pearl High School game.
Members from this first football team honored were: Lee Johnson, Alan Walters, Bill Griffin, David Harris, Bobby Garth, Mark Warren, Mike Drake, Barry Cannada, and Mark Holland.

The Jackson Prep Alumni Council recently hosted a lunch for the Class of 2009. Pictured are a few of the students whose parents are alumni. Row 1 (l to r): Sarah Flynt, Elizabeth O’Connell, Ramsey Frey and Caroline McDaniel. Row 2 (l to r): Andrew Forester, Peter Liddell, Katherine Lindell, Rivers Uithoven, Laura Dye and Allison McDill. Row 3 (l to r): Allen Parsons, Tyler Fuller, Wyatt Mounger and Austin Berry. Click here for more photos from this event.


Jackson Prep recently honored the 1988 MPSA Overall Championship Basketball team.
Pictured are players from that team:  David Dausman, Monty Montgomery, Chris Hughes, Paige Purvis, Wes McCubbins, Philip Blount and Michael Heidelberg.

An alumni gathering of the seniors from the Jackson Prep 2003, 2004,and 2005 State Championship baseball teams was held recently. Current Prep baseball seniors were also invited.  Shown attending the event are: Back (l to r) – Mitch McCoy, Luke Maddox, Coach Campos, Kurt Schneider, Warren Bowling, Neil Pope, Daniel Luter, Brett Benson, Swayze Waters, Christian Barnes, David Steele, Joseph Queen. Front (l to r) – Kyle Moore, Tait Hendrix, Hunter Owen, Brantley Davidson, Drew Maddox.

Members of Jackson Prep’s Film and Media Arts Class enjoyed a presentation by John Johnston, Prep class of ‘83.  John is an independent producer and location manager who has extensive experience in the Los Angeles area, including work on TV shows such as Knight Rider and 24, and feature films like The Chamber and Pulp Fiction.  His work with Hollywood greats and his experiences in the daily work of production provided students with great insights into the workings of the entertainment industry. Pictured, left to right are Ann Hamilton Dogan, Ross Peets, Luke Maddox, Carson Culver, Johnston, Peter Liddell, Frances Biedenharn, Martin Antoon, Murti Patel and Mary Mikell Lampton.

Ole Miss Homecoming - Noble


Paige Noble, Class of 2007, and daughter of Gary Noble, Assistant Head of Prep's Junior High, was a sophomore maid on the Homecoming Court at Ole Miss in October.

1974 Football team with Jack Carlisle


Jack Carlisle, Jackson Prep head football coach from 1971-1975 was honored at a reception on Patriot Avenue on October 3, 2008.  The 1974 Championship football team was invited to join Coach Carlisle in a recognition time during half-time of the football game.  The renovation of the film room in the Manning Center, which will be named the Jack Carlisle Room of Champions Multimedia Film Room was announced.

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Jackson Prep welcomed 42 second generation 7th graders this year. Pictured, row 11 (l to r): Campbell Vise, Griffin Schrock, and Paul Vegas Ott. Row 10 (l to r): David Thompson, John Puckett, Elizabeth Parker and Caroline May. Row 9 (l to r): Caroline Coggin, Elise Brewer and Caroline Schimmel. Row 8 (l to r): Robert Frey, Daniel Trussel, Jamey Pope and Emily Pyron. Row 7 (l to r): Robert Mounger, Caroline Swayze, Spencer Gage and James Martin. Row 6 (l to r): Keaton Cook, Elizabeth Thiel and Zane Bruce. Row 5 (l to r): Myers Mercier, John Sharp Howie and Travis Gage. Row 4 (l to r): Madeline Waller, West Wells, Thomas Joyner and Whit Ramsey. Row 3 (l to r): Margaret Milner and Zach Williams. Row 2 (l to r): Lamar Phillips and Kyle Thigpen. Row 1 (l to r): Kelli DeFoe, Kelsey Fuller, Elizabeth Walker and Sam Boone. Not pictured: Max Erlich, Wilson Hays, Ty Higginbotham, Jake Lee, Truett Primos and Burney Threadgill

Alumni Speakers

A panel of Prep graduates recently talked with juniors and seniors about finding the best college fit. Pictured (l to r) are: Sarah Beth Tew, ’06, University of Cincinnati Conservatory; John McVey, ’07, Harvard University; Sally Spears Black, ’04 University of Mississippi; and Mary Rogers Sorey, ’05, Millsaps College.

Bo Crutcher, Class of 2002, recently spoke to the Class of 2008 about his experiences since high school and his acting roles on the Disney Channel television shows, Hannah Montana and The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. Pictured are - Lori Beth Watkins, John Calvert, Evans Henry, Bo Crutcher, Timothy Barnes, Maggie Bemis and Anthony Green. Picture courtesy of the Madison County Herald.

Brad Lindell, ’03, recently visited with Mitt Romney, Republican candidate for President, at the Pancake Pantry in Nashville.

On the Martin Luther King holiday, Jackson Prep alumni and Jackson Prep current students volunteered at Mission First, a ministry that offers after-school youth programs, sports ministry, a medical and dental clinic and a legal aid office in the West Park community. Alumni and students performed landscaping work.
Pictured are:
Back row: Elisabeth Black Culbertson, ’82, Jack Culbertson, Max Moran, Eleanor Taylor Anthony, ’83, Lucia Jones Jones, ’73, Bethany Grantham Powers, ’94, Jason Horne, ’93, Megha Singh.
Front row: Avery Burns, Kate Culbertson, Maggie Leech

The Mississippi Blues Marathon was recently held in Jackson.
John Noblin, ’83, organized and directed the course. There were 1425 runners from 42 states and 4 countries. Participants included Prep alumni, Karen White Jones, ’95, and husband, Brian Jones, ’92.
Pictured are Meredith Aldridge, Karen Jones, Brian Jones
Blues player in the back was one of the many who played all along the course.


Jackson Prep welcomed 36 second generation 7th graders this year. Pictured, Row 3 (l to r): Jordan Samson, Julian Owen, Wic Smith, Reed Clay, Joe Marchetti, Parker Stevens, Clay Wooley, Arden Barnett, Austin Rayner, and Robert Tramel. Row 2 (l to r): Ryan Buchanan, Christian Hughes, Nick Weaver, Trey Moss, Tyler Owens, John Rogers, Sam Ozier, Michael Lewis, Caroline Garraway, Bonnie Blackmon, and Avery Burns. Row 1 (l to r): Keavy Noblin, Kate Culbertson, Anna Kate Terry, Houston Primos, Jake Williams, Charles McEuen, John Gathings, Cossar Morgan, Sam Roberts, Daniel Ellison, and Betsy Cunningham. Not pictured: Emma Chandler Clark, James Simmons, Robert Waller, and Wirt Dunbar

More Alumni News


2007 Alumni Christmas Party
Class of 1982 25th Reunion
2007 Senior Lunch
2006 Alumni Christmas Party
Class of 1996 Reunion
Class of 1985 Reunion
Class of 1995 Reunion
2006 Alumni Reunion Weekend
Class of 1981 - 25 Year Reunion
2006 Alumni Baseball Spring Fling
Senior Luncheon
PrepFest! 2006
College Pizza Party - 2005
2005 Homecoming Week - Alumni!
Alumni Council Spring Social
PrepFest 2005!
Class of 2004 Pizza Party
2004 Annual Alumni Holiday Party
2004 Alumni Art Exhibit
2004 Alumni Weekend
Class of 1974 - Reunion Photos
Class of 1984 - Reunion Photos