If you would like to purchase an ad for the football program or know someone who would, please print this page and follow the directions at the bottom. If you have questions, please contact Penny Scott or Ashley Strength.




Business or Personal Ad

Name _______________________________________________________________________________


Business or Person purchasing ad? ________________________________________________________


Pickup Last Year’s Ad ____________________ New Ad ___________________


Photo attached _________yes _________ No, not needed


Amount enclosed


Full Page with Photo & Color                          160.00                         ______________


Full Page B/W with Photo                               130.00                         ______________


½ page (with photo)                                          80.00                                    ______________


½ page (without photo)                                     70.00                                    ______________


¼ page                                                             60.00                                     ______________


1/8 page                                                            40.00                                    ______________


Check No. ___________


Cash _______________



The deadline for your ad and payment is July 10 2015. Mail order form, along with photos, copy and check to Penny Scott, 8339 Pleasant Hill Rd., Carthage MS 39051. Make check payable to Leake Academy. If you have any questions, you can contact Penny Scott at 601-416-1751 or e-mail or Ashley Strength 601-692-3112




Please attach (or supply on back) layout/copy for your ad.







The Leake Academy Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Pickens as the new Head of  School. He will be taking the reins from Jerry Crowe, who faithfully served as Headmaster at LA for the last 18 years. Mr. Crowe will continue to serve the school as an Educational Consultant.

Mr. Pickens has served as head football coach at Leake Academy for 13 years. During his career at Leake Academy, he has also served as a teacher, Athletic Director, and Head of Technology. He has proven himself as one with a passion for excellence and a team-based style of leadership.

Pickens grew up in Starkville, MS. He received his Bachelors Degree from Mississippi State University and his Administrative Degree from the University of West Alabama.

Pickens and his wife Angie have three children: Carter, Gunner, and John Brady. He resides in the Madden community.

There will be a welcome reception to honor Mr. Pickens later in the summer.



Coming Later This Summer:


The end of July come have a look around our newly designed website.  We are looking forward to delivering current information and pictures about what’s going on here at LA.




Former LA Standouts Doing Well

Chloe Thaggard, LA Class of 2014, recently earned honors on the softball diamond at ECCC while Will Myers, LA Class of 2013 recently threw a no-hitter in baseball. Read all about it on ECCC’s website by clicking this link and

Art Contest

Congratulations to the first and second place winners in this year”s MAIS State Art Competition.  Leake had 9 winners, 5 first place and 4 second place.  First place winners are as follows: Josey Ezelle, Brayden Blackwell, Kelly Dumas, John David Thomas, and Logan Thomas.  Second place winners are as follows: Gracie Smith, Lizzy Alford, Cadynce Triplett, and Jessi Breedlove.




Box Tops for Education

Leake Academy has the opportunity to participate in Box Tops for Education. This is a fundraising program sponsored by General Mills, Inc. to help schools across the United States. Our school can earn cash through this program. Each Box Top is worth 10 cents to our school. Please clip the Box Top coupons located on most General Mills products, put them in a plastic bag or envelope and send them back to school with your child who can then place the bag in our drop box located outside the elementary computer lab. A list of products that have Box Top coupons can be found at


Leake Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at our school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Leake Academy operates under the control and direction of a Parent-Teacher Organization member-elected Board of Directors. The school is administered by Leake Academy INC., a Mississippi non-profit corporation, which is responsible for all decisions as to faculty, programming, admissions, and all other decisions necessary to the operation of the school. Leake Academy is fully accredited and its teachers are certified by the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools.