• Biloxi and Gulfport Chambers of Commerce honor students and educators

    GULFPORT, MISS., April 29, 2022– Biloxi and Gulfport Chambers of Commerce hosted their annual Excellence in Education Awards Ceremony where $14,500 in scholarships were awarded to high school seniors and educators received special recognition.
     
    Biloxi Chamber of Commerce’s scholarship recipients include Ansley Pecoul, Emily Krieger, Norah Hammond, Adam Bienvenue, Madeline Raynor, Hannah Radicia, Justin Useforge, Nyla Wormley, Emma Gibson, Amya Ross and Lilli Block.

    Gulfport Chamber of Commerce’s scholarship recipients include Jada Hall, Bernadette Brockman, Carrie Smallwood, Luke Simpson, Lily Crosby and Holly Eckman.

     
    Partners included Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College-Harrison County Campus, which hosted the breakfast program, and Mississippi Power, who sponsored the awards ceremony. Scholarship sponsors included Mississippi Power, The BXS Insurance Center/Steward Sneed Hewes,  The Peoples Bank, Corso’s Inc., Hancock Whitney Bank, Eley Guild Hardy Architects and Biloxi and Gulfport Chambers of Commerce.