Mississippi Senator Terry C. Burton, of Newton, has been appointed to a major education committee.
Burton, a member of the Southern Regional Education Board, has been appointed to its Commission on Career and Technical Education. Burton was appointed to the post by the chairman of the group, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear. Burton represents District 31 in the State Senate. He says the new appointment will allow him a unique opportunity to improve the career and technical applications of our community and junior colleges.