Bay-Waveland School District receives two prestigious awards
BAY ST. LOUIS - The Bay-Waveland School District has been selected to receive two prestigious awards sponsored by the Mississippi School Boards Association.
Bay-Waveland is one of only two school districts in the state to receive the MSBA Lighthouse School Leader Torch Award, which is based on four criterion: a letter grade “C” or higher, no school rated below a “C,” at least one school rated “B” or higher and 90 percent or greater free and reduced lunch.
The school district also earned the MSBA Lighthouse School Leader Lantern Award based on two criterion: a letter grade of “B” and no school rated below a “C.” Bay-Waveland was one of 27 in Mississippi to qualify for this year’s Lighthouse Leader Lantern Award.
“We are honored to receive these two respected awards and congratulate our administrators, faculty and staff for their continued hard work, professionalism and dedication that earned this recognition by the MSBA,” said Vikki Landry, Bay-Waveland School District superintendent.
The school district will be formally recognized at the MSBA Annual Lighthouse Luncheon Feb. 22 during the 45th Annual MSBA Conference in Jackson.
The Mississippi School Boards Association is a professional, nonprofit organization representing all public school boards in the state. MSBA’s mission is to ensure quality school board performance through advocacy, leadership training, technical assistance and information dissemination.
The Bay-Waveland School District is the winner of two prestigious awards sponsored by the Mississippi School Boards Association.
Pictured from left are BWSD attorney Ronnie Artigues with board members Mike Bell; Maurice Singleton, board president; Joan Thomas, board secretary; Mark Kidd; and Casey Favre.