Hattiesburg company receives Small Business Leadership award

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Two Hattiesburg business men were awarded the Small Business Leadership Award at a luncheon at William Carey University Wednesday afternoon.

Phil Hanberry and Chris Hudson, partners in Hanco Construction Company, became the 18th recipients of the award.

The award was establish by William Carey University and the Area Development Partnership in 1990 to recognize the important contributions small businesses make to the economic, social, and cultural life of the community and the particular achievements of the individuals or partnership.

Two High School seniors, Christi Bounds and Jason Sabbatini were presented scholarships to William Carey during the luncheon.