Winter Reed Award

Winter Reed Award

  • Sen. Grey Ferris (1946-2008)

    Vicksburg native Grey Flowers Ferris worked as an attorney, farmer and cattleman before taking an active interest in public service, particularly in issues related to education.     His local involvement began in 1986 when he was elected to the fi...
  • Dr. Cathy Grace

    Dr. Cathy Grace's experiences growing up in rural eastern Arkansas fueled her calling to become a school teacher -- a calling that eventually led to her to Mississippi, where the results of her groundbreaking work in early childhood education cont...
  • Rep. Robert Clark, Andy Mullins, Dick Molpus, John...

    The third Winter-Reed Award was presented to former member of the House of Representatives and Education Chair Robert Clark and the “Boys of Spring” -- Andy Mullins, Dick Molpus, John Henegan and David Crews, a group of young staffers who, along w...
  • Jim and Claiborne Barksdale

    The 2012 C Spire Foundation Winter-Reed Partnership Award was presented to Jim and Claiborne Barksdale, Mississippi businessmen whose visionary leadership and philanthropy have strengthened early-childhood literacy and public education.      In ...
  • Dr. Aubrey K. Lucas

    The 2013 Winter-Reed Partnership Award was presented to Dr. Aubrey K. Lucas, president emeritus and professor of higher education at The University of Southern Mississippi, during a tribute dinner Oct. 1 at Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hatti...
  • Dr. Hank Bounds

    The 2014 Winter-Reed Partnership Award was presented to Dr. Hank Bounds, Commissioner of Higher Education, during a tribute dinner Sept. 30 at the Jackson Convention Complex.     Dr. Bounds is a lifelong educator who helped strengthen Mississippi'...
  • Dr. Clyde Muse

     Dr. Clyde Muse, president of Hinds Community College, received the 2015 Valley Services Winter-Reed Partnership Award during a tribute luncheon Sept. 1 at the Clyde Muse Center in Pearl.    With six decades of service to public education in Missi...