MPB's 2015 American Graduate Champions
Students are captivated by Bell’s story of having grown up in the project in Aberdeen and overcoming the obstacles of poverty and vision problems. Bell did succeed.
Dak Prescott, quarterback for the Mississippi State Bulldogs, loves football, but getting his education and having a plan for the future is his biggest goal.
Dr. Kitchens' positive attitude, support and determination make him an American Graduate Champion.
Few people in Mississippi have been as committed to education as Dr. Eric Clark.
Josh Davis has worked with Delta Health Alliance (DHA) as Vice President of External Affairs, providing fundraising and management of federally funded programs since 2010.
Amber May serves as Programs Director at Operation Shoestring in Jackson, MS and the 2014-2015 Afterschool Alliance Ambassador for Mississippi.
Mississippi State University head football coach Dan Mullen talks about what it means to be a true champion.
Jasmine Murray has always had big dreams for her future. She realized that in order to fulfill these dreams, it requires hard work and dedication.
Actress Aunjanue Ellis struggled with school, and while it was hard for her to continue, she did graduate and finish. That's what makes her an American Graduate Champion.
Hanna Olivier has worked tirelessly at North Panola High to help turn a once failing school into a high performing school. That's what makes her an American Graduate Champion.
You voted, and Dak Prescott won MPB's American Graduate Champion of the Year! Watch the video as he receives his award at the 2015 Stop the Drop Summit.
Does someone in your life make serve as a champion? Nominate them to be an American Graduate Champion, or take the pledge for yourself!