Partnership Excellence Awards

Partnership Excellence Awards

  • Lillie Burney STEAM Academy

    Lillie Burney S.T.E.A.M Academy is Hattiesburg Public School District’s sixth grade-only school which incorporates and emphasizes the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Lillie Burney S.T.E.A.M Academy is comprised of interdisciplinary pods that focuses upon student academic success career needs while also incorporating several clubs and organizations that emphasize the importance of student socialization and interpersonal growth.
  • Milam Elementary School

    Each year Milam offers many extracurricular activities or programs of which students can participate. One of our most fulfilling programs in Kiwanis K-Kids. This program affords students the opportunity to partner with the Tupelo Kiwanis Club, a local organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis focuses on teaching young children about the responsibilities of good citizenship, community service and building future leaders through a project titled K-Kids.
  • Obama Magnet School

    The Obama Magnet Playground Project, “Improving the Culture of Health in Our School,” was initiated in the fall of the 2018-2019 school year, when concern was expressed regarding student health, and the condition / safety of existing equipment and play areas at the school.
  • Mary Bethune Alternative School

    Mary Bethune is an alternative school within the Hattiesburg Public School District with the motto, “A school of new beginnings.” Our school is committed to providing a safe, structured environment that is conducive to learning while working to improve student behaviors and academics.
  • Richland High School

    Richland High School serves nearly 800 students from grades seven through twelve. The school is a Title I school with about a 63% free and reduced lunch ratio. Many of the students from Richland graduate and immediately enter the workforce. To prepare students for this transition, RHS has continually sought assistance from members of the community to have our students career or college ready. As a result the graduation rate has increased over the past years from 60% to nearly 98%.
  • Harrison County School District

    The Auto Tech students are appreciative of the invaluable experience they have received through the Ford ACE partnership. The program is more than just about developing and retaining the best possible future technicians. It also supports the HCCTC’s mission of promoting personal growth, skill attainment, goal setting, and leadership roles that ensure success in the world of work and in life.
  • Baker Elementary School - Pandemic Partnership Response

    For the last 20 years, Jackson lawyer Mike Dawkins has mentored scholars at Baker Elementary School in Jackson. During the past school year, he, along with a team from Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, &Berkowitz Law Firm have visited the school 2 days a week, every week to help 2nd Graders enhance their reading skills with a program called Arise to Read. This program has helped the scholars to work harder and feel good about themselves. The Law firm has been serving as a school adopter for Baker Elementary since August 10, 2000.