Nominate a Community Champion

Is someone helping you do better in school?
Has anyone encouraged you to keep going and finish school?
Do you have a role model you really look up to?

Here is your opportunity to have their support recognized.

Community Champions are:

  • Parents who are actively engaged in the lives of young people

  • Teachers who go the extra mile to ensure their students succeed

  • Students who take the time to tutor and mentor their peers and students who make a commitment to complete their education

  • School leaders who are focused on creating positive learning environments

  • State leaders who provide a voice for what's good for students

  • Public figures who use their influence to attract and inspire more education Champions

  • Business leaders who encourage their colleagues to get involved

  • Funders who actively invest in what works for students

  • Non-profit staff and volunteers who work to support all youth every day


MPB's Community Champions

John Neal

John Neal

John Neal serves as the Associate Superintendent of Community Relations and Dropout Prevention for the Hinds County School District.

Marc Formby

Marc Formby

Marc Fomby is a Certified Prevention Specialist and the founding CEO of FTC Prevention Services, LLC in Pearl, Mississippi.

Tiffany Withers

Tiffany Withers

Tiffany Withers, Community Champion, is a special education teacher at Brandon Middle School, teaching 7th and 8th grade special education classes.

2015 Champions

2015 Champions

Check out the Champions from 2015, including Champion of the Year Dak Prescott from Mississippi State University.

Champions Around The Country

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