• 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 invol...
  • 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 gro...
  • Rep. Robert Clark, Andy Mul...

    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 D...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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 li...
  • 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 s...

Winter Reed Award by year