Hattiesburg school board head named leader of state school board association

Hattiesburg school board head appointed president of state organization.
Published: Nov. 17, 2023 at 6:03 PM CST
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From Hattiesburg School Public School District Public Information Office

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - The president of the board that oversees the Hattiesburg Public School District has added another presidential title.

Hattiesburg Public School District Board President Delores McNair was appointed president of the Mississippi School Board Association.

The announcement made by the district late Friday afternoon did not say when McNair would begin her term or how long that term would be.

McNair, a HPSD graduate, is Assistant Dean of Students in the Office of Student Outreach and Support at the University of Southern Mississippi.

“Heartfelt congratulations on Delores’ well-deserved appointment as the president of the Mississippi School Board Association,” HPSD Superintendent Dr. Robert Williams said. “ I am confident that under her exemplary leadership, the Mississippi School Board Association will flourish and continue to embody the same genuine care and love for the children of Mississippi.

“Her tireless efforts to improve education and create a positive impact on the lives of students have not gone unnoticed. The children of Mississippi are fortunate to have a leader with such a compassionate heart and visionary spirit,”

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