LOWNDES COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS-2016 Partner in Education Recipients
Lowndes County District Court Judge Adrian Johnson and Dr. James Mitchell, president of Wallace Community College, Selma, were recognized as the 2016 Partners in Education.
Judge Johnson worked with the county commission to secure $25,000 for the district's Summer Bridge Enrichment Program as well as for efforts in working with the district's truancy program.
Dr. Mitchell was recognized for helping to provide a welding instructor at no cost to the district and for working with the district to provide opportunities for students to participate in the dual enrollment program. Through participation in the dual enrollment program, students can earn high school and college credits simultaneously.