5 Great Things: St. Jude, Graceland hotel, Grammy Museum - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

5 Great Things: St. Jude, Graceland hotel, Grammy Museum

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March came in with great happenings in the Mid-south. Here are five things that made the week great.

St. Jude dream job

The National Society of High School Scholars ranks St. Jude Children's Research Hospital the third ideal future employer for millennials. Eighteen thousand 15 to 29-year-olds were surveyed.

Memphis Soulsville Charter School’s plea

Memphis Soulsville Charter School students made a plea to the Tennessee House Criminal Justice subcommittee in Nashville, telling lawmakers about the high rate of ex-offenders in their communities and how reducing fees for criminal record expungements will help put more of them to work.

Graceland hotel ‘topping’ out

The Guest House at Graceland put the finishing touches on the outside of the soon-to-open hotel. The 450-room hotel is set to open in the Fall.

NAACP filming competition

Millington Central High School broadcasting students are preparing to participate in the NAACP Afro-American, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) film competition. The students expect to bring home top honors once again.

Grammy Museum opening

The Grammy Museum of Mississippi opens in Cleveland this weekend. It’s the second of its kind in the U.S. and it focuses on winners from the Delta.

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