Jackson State is almost ready to take the field for their very first Celebration Bowl. There’s a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes to make this a championship caliber team. That’s where we meet the women behind Jackson State football.
Smoot was crowned Jackson Academy’s first Black homecoming queen in front of a crowd that was filled with community supporters, proud classmates, and little girls who hoped to one day fill her high-heeled shoes.
The Songwriting Challenge seeks to cultivate the next generation of musical theater songwriters from among the country’s high school students through mentorships with professional musical theater artists.