MAPE Governor’s Awards

Mar-01-2017 11:45 am - Mar-01-2017 1:30 pm
Schools and businesses throughout Mississippi will be honored for their partnerships during the 2017 Governor’s Awards Luncheon. The Mississippi Association of Partners in Education is hosting the event from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1 in the Wellington Ballroom at the Hilton Hotel in Jackson. The luncheon is part of the Mississippi Education Partnership Conference presented by MAPE, Mississippi Association for Middle Level Education, and Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools, Inc. “School and business partnerships are always mutually beneficial,” said Phil Hardwick, MAPE board president. “It supports schools, it helps businesses and ultimately, it benefits entire communities.” Winners will be recognized at the luncheon, but there will be an earlier conference session from 9-10:15 a.m. that day in Salon A where award recipients may be interviewed. Award winners include: Partnership Excellence Awards Elementary Level
  • Clausell Elementary School (Jackson Public Schools) with Saks, Inc. and Hudson Bay Company
  • DeLisle Elementary School (Pass Christian Public Schools) with The Chemours Company
  • Franklin County School District with Southwest Mississippi Chess Foundation
  • Spann Elementary School (Jackson Public Schools) with Mississippi Children’s Museum, Raising Caine’s, Bellwether Church and Northminster Church
Middle School Level Lillie Burney Sixth Grade S.T.E.A.M. Academy (Hattiesburg Public School District) with McDonald’s High School Level PACES Project and Kemper County High School with numerous community partners Multi-Level
  • Mississippi Community Symphonic Band/Mississippi Swing! Big Band with Christ United Methodist Church, Mississippi Music and MAPE (Instrument drive for band students in JPS and Madison County middle schools)
  • Hattiesburg High School with Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative
  • Jackson Public Schools with University of Mississippi Medical Center
District and Community-wide Level McComb School District with Trustmark National Bank, First Bank, Graphics Etc., Farm Bureau of Pike County, McComb Coca-Cola Bottling Company and numerous additional partners Governor’s Awards Governor’s Awards of Distinction
  • Tupelo Public School District with Growing Healthy Waves and FoodCorps
  • Power APAC (Jackson Public Schools) with APAC A3, Power APAC PTA, Barksdale Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Jackson, McRae Foundation, Junior League of Jackson, Regions Bank and Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi
Elementary Level Highland Elementary (Madison County School District) with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation, City of Ridgeland, Ridgeland Police Department, Ridgeland Fire Department, Indian Cycle and Fitness, CYCLE Kids, Highland Elementary PTO, Barnett’s Body Shop and Automotive Color Middle School Level
  • N.R. Burger Middle School (Hattiesburg Public School District) with multiple community partners
  • CREATE Foundation and 72 northeast Mississippi middle schools with Toyota Motor Manufacturing Wellspring Education Enhancement Fund Advisory Committee, Community Development Foundation, Three Rivers Planning and Development District and numerous additional partners
High School Level Puckett High School (Rankin County School District) with TempStaff, People’s Bank, Keep Mississippi Beautiful, Keep the Rez Beautiful, the town of Puckett and numerous additional partners District and Community-wide Level Jackson Public Schools and University of Mississippi School of Nursing
Mar-01-2017 11:45 am - Mar-01-2017 1:30 pm