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|Seventh and eighth grade PCMS students gather around Senior Master Sergeant Jay Latham and his seventh grade daughter, Mara Latham.
Posted On: Monday, November 17, 2014
Pass Christian Middle School welcomed Senior Master Sergeant Jay Latham as a guest speaker to the seventh and eighth grade science classes. The students learned about Sergeant Latham’s career as a Hurricane Hunter with the 53rd WRS under the 403rd Reserve Wing located at Keesler AFB in Biloxi, Mississippi. The primary mission of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron (53rd WRS) is to conduct tropical storm reconnaissance. Students enjoyed the presentation and many stated that they learned so much about these local heroes. Seventh grade student Callista Smith added, “I appreciate all that the Hurricane Hunters do to prepare us for tropical storms and hurricanes.”