FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 20, 2007
GOVERNOR BARBOUR APPOINTS REMINGTON TO JUVENILE JUSTICE COMMITTEE
(Jackson, Mississippi)—Governor Haley Barbour today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Remington, of Yazoo City, to the Mississippi Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee. This committee is tasked with distributing federal juvenile justice funds to support youth development programs and improve the state’s juvenile justice system. According to federal requirements, at least one-fifth of the committee members must be under the age of 24 at the time of their appointment.
“Jeffrey is an outstanding young man who is actively involved in school and extracurricular activities. I am confident he will be an asset to this important committee,” Governor Barbour said.
Remington is currently a sophomore at Chamberlain-Hunt Academy in Port Gibson. During his 9th grade year, he earned the Achievement Medal and Military Excellence Award. In 2007, he earned the Expert Cadet Badge and attained the rank of First Sergeant.
Remington and his parents, Hank and Elizabeth, attend Second Presbyterian Church in Yazoo City.