HPSD license plate now available for purchase

HPSD license plate now available for purchase

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The Hattiesburg Public Schools license plate has now arrived at your local tax collectors office for purchase.

For those who pre-ordered their tag, it is now available to pickup..

Over 300 of the tags were pre-sold. The school logo in on the tag in purple and gold.

The license plate costs $31 dollars plus the regular cost of your tag.

Of that cost $24 dollars goes back to the school district foundation to support teacher and student programs in the school system.

"The foundation also awards $500 dollar gr ants in four categories such as STEM related activities, literacy, high school graduation and faculty and staff development," Dan Kibideaux, consultant with the Hattiesburg Public School District Foundation said. "Basically it's the kind of things that we can fund that the school district either can't by law or doesn't have money for, an example, school scholarships."