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BHS 2008 senior graduates

The Prentiss Headlight—Jefferson Davis County Superintendent presenting a high school diploma to Christopher Thompson. Also pictured is Assistant Principal Lance Mancuso.

The Prentiss Headlight—Jefferson Davis County Superintendent presenting a high school diploma to Christopher Thompson. Also pictured is Assistant Principal Lance Mancuso.

Christopher D. Thompson, a 2008 senior of Bassfield High School has completed his requirements for graduation. He passed his Subject Area Test in Biology I this year and on May 8, 2015, he graduated in a small Commencement Ceremony held at Bassfield High School Auditorium. Mr. Will Russell, Superintendent of Education for Jefferson Davis County School District, presented his official diploma to him.Christopher never gave up and his mom never gave up on him. He continued each year to come to the school and take his state test and his determination paid off. Christopher is the son of Sybil Thompson of Bassfield, and the grandson of Jacola Johnson and the late Simon Johnson of Bassfield.