Welcome Drew, MS.
It is with great pleasure that we welcome Drew, Mississippi into the Excel By 5 family of communities who are making a difference for Mississippi’s youngest citizens. Over the past weeks Excel By 5 has been working with We2gether, Inc. and others in the City of Drew to organize and consider Excel By 5. A special thanks to the Gloria Dickerson from We2gether, Mayor Jeffery Kilpatrick and other community members for coming together on behalf of Drew's youngest citizens.
We2gether will serve as the Lead Support Partner and the City of Drew will be the Fiscal Partner.
Please join me in welcoming Drew, Mississippi as our 36th Excel By 5 Community.
Congratulations to Hernando, Mississippi
Congratulations to Hernando, Mississippi on becoming Excel By 5's 19th Certified Early Childhood Community.
Over the past two years the Hernando Excel By 5 Coalition, in partnership with the City of Hernando, First Regional Library, The Community Foundation of NW MS, DeSoto County School District, local child care providers, Head Start center, community businesses and others have worked to meet the requirements to achieve certification. Excel By 5 staff conducted a final review in November 2014 and it is my pleasure to announce that Hernando, Mississippi is a "Certified Early Childhood Community."
Please join me in congratulating the Hernando, Mississippi for their success.