2016 - Governor's Awards

  • George Elementary (Jackson ...

    Students impacted: 156Volunteers: CHBC - 80+; FPC - 200; WOL - 300+Duration of partnership: CHBC - 14 years; FPC- 34 years; WOL - 2 years Improving school and student achievement involves not only...
  • Thames Elementary (Hattiesb...

    Students impacted: 500Volunteers: 45Duration of partnership: The Arc - 30+ years; UBC - 5 years There are 100 students with significant disabilities within the Thames school community. While this ...
  • Pass Christian Middle Schoo...

    Students impacted: 850Duration of partnership: 5 years Living History Tours of Live Oak Cemetery is a community-based civic project in which sixth-graders in the school's gifted program portray mo...
  • Community Foundation of Nor...

    Students impacted: 35,888Duration of partnership: 5 years Since 2011, the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi has partnered with EverFi, Inc., a leading education technology company, to ...
  • Mississippi Council on Econ...

    Students impacted: 95,600Volunteers: 120Duration of partnership: 13 years The mission of the Mississippi Council on Economic Education is to increase economic and financial literacy by providing r...
  • Grenada School District and...

    Students impacted: 2,105Duration of partnership: 10 years The Bower Foundation and the Mississippi Department of Education launched Move to Learn in 2012 to help teachers incorporate physical acti...
  • Heidelberg High School (Eas...

    Students impacted: 21Volunteers: 15Duration of partnership: 1 year Last year, the East Jasper School District partnered with the Sheriff's Department, FEMA and MEMA to provide disaster-relief ...

Governor's Awards by year