FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Hattiesburg Public Schools
February 17, 2021
2021 Recipients of the Mississippi Governor’s & Partnership Awards Announced
The Mississippi Association of Partners in Education will celebrate the 2021 Governor’s Awards on Friday, March 26, 2021. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the Virtual Governor’s Awards ceremony will be broadcasted online replacing the original in-person banquet held in Hattiesburg.
Recipients of this year’s awards are:
2021 Governor's Award of Distinction
Middle School / Jr. High Level, N.R. Burger Middle School and Community Partners; Elementary School Level, Grace Christian Elementary School and Community Partners, F.B. Woodley Elementary and Community Partners, Hawkins Elementary School and Community Partners, Thames Elementary School, and Community Partners; Pandemic Partnership Response - Hawkins Elementary School and Community Partners, N.R. Burger Middle School and Community Partners, Thames Elementary School, and Community Partners
2021 Partnership Excellence Award
Elementary School Level, Lillie Burney STEAM Academy and Community Partners, Rowan Elementary School, and Community Partners; Multi-Level - Mary Bethune Alternative School and Community Partners; Pandemic Partnership Response - Rowan Elementary School and Community Partners
The Governor's Awards are partnerships that have demonstrated strong participation from students, teachers, parents, and the community, with measurable results that positively affect each child's education.
Award winners are selected from nominations submitted in multiple categories reflecting ways that partnerships have worked to help connect businesses and community resources with the needs of schools and districts. Through recognizing these education and community partnerships that are doing exceptionally well and making the information about these outstanding partnerships available, it creates opportunities for replication throughout the state.
The streaming information for the event will be available at www.mapems.org.