The first Ombudsman Clarksdale graduates are continuing their educations. Christopher McLaurin (left) and Larry Mitchell (right) are the first graduates of Ombudsman Educational Services in Clarksdale. McLaurin is a freshman business major at Phoenix University. Williams is a Coahoma Community College freshman seeking a certificate in a carpentry trade. Standing with the graduates are staff members (from left) Shirley Saddler, Dorothy Jones, Director Sherri Williams and Catherine Holmes.