Hattiesburg schools narrow superintendent list to three

The following is a press release from Hattiesburg Public Schools:

The Hattiesburg Public Schools Board of Trustees has narrowed the list of candidates for the position of HPSD Superintendent to three finalists. Those final candidates are:

1-    James Bacchus, Memphis City Schools, Chief of Student Support
2-    Dr. Joseph White, Philadelphia Public School District, Superintendent
3-    Jimmy Hopkins, Hattiesburg Public Schools, Interim-Superintendent

The Board plans to meet with each of the final candidates in their home districts in the coming days. The Board also plans to hold a public forum for the community to hear from each of the candidates first-hand prior to making a final decision. The public will be able to submit questions to possibly be asked of the candidates at the public forum.

Date and time for the public forum will be posted as soon as they are finalized.

For more information, please contact Board President Marcus Cathey at 601-271-2227.