"We Cannot Walk Alone:"
Images and History of the African-American Community.
Lafayette County, Mississippi. An "Open Doors Exhibition." April through August 2003.
TRI-HI-Y and HI-Y
Written by Mrs. Susie Marshall
"The Tri-Hi-Y and Hi-Y were youth organizations at Oxford
Training School founded in the 1950s-60s and affiliated with the YMCA. The
Hi-Y was for boys and the Tri-Hi-Y was for girls. The purpose stated, 'To
create, maintain, and extend throughout home, school, and community, high
standards of Christian character.' Members of both groups were active in
oratorical contests, talent shows, the Christmas parade, typing classes, and
a wide variety of other activities."