TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI)- Across town at the early childhood education center, another award was handed out.
The Tupelo Municipal School District honored Jane Clair Shettles as Parent of the Year.
Shettles, a mother of four was a former teacher and has volunteered for numerous projects throughout the district like the scholastic book fair and taste of Journey.
Shettles says she’s grateful for the award and the opportunity to help children in her community.
“We have fabulous teachers. I love working with them. There’s not many days that my four children are not excited about going to school, which makes me really excited to be able to volunteer and work with the teachers, principals and community,” said Shettles.
One parent from each school in the district was also recognized for their hard work.