Oldest MHS Alum Sings National Anthem

By: Rachel Alig Email
By: Rachel Alig Email

The oldest alum from Meridian High School made a guest appearance this week showing of her talent that has left some people breathless.

92-year-old Billie East sang the National Anthem Friday night prior to the Meridian High School versus Ocean Springs playoff football game. East is a 1935 graduate of Meridian High. She sang with her son Jeff East standing proudly by her side.


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  • by Susan Location: Rockwood, Michigan on Feb 6, 2011 at 01:47 PM
    My dad, Roy Luke told me about this wonderful story. Is there a place on line to see Billie singing? This brought tears to my eyes.
  • by Ouida Location: Lauderdale on Nov 18, 2010 at 08:17 PM
    Ms. Billie East did an outstanding job, especially for a 92 year old plus she is a beautiful and sweet lady.
  • by Impressed on Nov 16, 2010 at 05:30 AM
    WOW! She looks well, and sounds great.
  • by Jeff Location: Atlanta, GA on Nov 15, 2010 at 06:38 AM
    Mother, I was so proud of you. I have been all of my life. Your singing has inspired and influenced many people, including all of our family, for many years. I'm sure that God will continue to bless you and to give you other opportunities to glorify Him. Love, Jeff ("Corky" to our family and to many of my friends)
  • by Carolyn Location: Meridian on Nov 14, 2010 at 08:12 PM
    I was in awe watching you sing and God Bless you very much. Your a special lady.
  • by in Meridian all my life Location: meridian on Nov 14, 2010 at 06:12 PM
    AWESOME!!!!!
  • by Judy Location: Loganville, Ga. on Nov 14, 2010 at 07:01 AM
    Ms. Billie you were awesome. We are all so proud of you.
  • by Becky Taylor on Nov 13, 2010 at 08:05 PM
    You go Billie!!!! I am so proud of you. Tiffany, Vivi and I just watched you sing the National Anthem and were truly impressed and proud of you. Love you
  • by aj Location: house on Nov 13, 2010 at 08:01 PM
    beautiful! inspiring! brought tears! keep on singing!and thank you for making my day.
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