Nearly 500 students from more than three dozen school districts in South Mississippi competed in the annual Southern Regional Reading Fair on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, MS. Students from kindergarten to high school were judged on individual displays that were created to represent the plot or characters from a particular book. The fair featured 350 entries. Students representing MPKP were:
Kindergarten Individual: Jace Brewer
First Grade Individual: Breland Burts
First Grade Group: Yasmine Black & Skylah Goodman
Second Grade Individual: Sydney Couch
Librarian, Linda Campbell and Kindergarten Teacher, Sheila Goodman served as coordinators and accompanied students on the trip.