April 22, 2019  

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Pi Beta Phi Donation to HPSD Supports Early Childhood Literacy

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The Mississippi Alpha Chapter of Pi Beta Phi Sorority at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) recently presented a check for $4,000 to the Hattiesburg Public School District (HPSD) in support of its work to bolster early childhood literacy. The donation is a combination of funds raised by the Mississippi Alpha Chapter and matching monies from the Phi Beta Phi national foundation. On hand for the presentation of the donation are, from left, Dan Kibodeaux, director of the Hattiesburg Public Schools Foundation; HPSD Early Childhood Parent Educator Valencia Harris; and Pi Phi representatives Courtney Cuevas and Catherine Hill (USM photo by David Tisdale).