"Sometimes with a cough, parents just want their kids to quit coughing, so they keep giving them stuff," Dr. Amanda Penny said.
Excel By 5 Joins Chevron Pascagoula Refinery's Anniversary Celebration
Staff members from the state Excel By 5 office were privileged to attend the 50th anniversary celebration of Chevron Pascagoula Refinery on April 5, 2014. Chevron has been a major supporter of Excel By 5 since its inception in 2004.
Hancock County Throws Excelebration
Hancock County throws 'Excelebration' for latest achievement - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi
Posted: Feb 26, 2014 5:25 PM CST Updated: Feb 27, 2014 5:54 AM CST
WAVELAND, MS (WLOX) -
It was a proud achievement for Hancock County. On Wednesday, the county officially became a certified Excel By 5 Community in Mississippi. It took two years and a lot of effort to show that Hancock County is committed to helping children grow up happy, healthy and ready to learn.
John Miller: Maintain the Momentum for Quality Pre-K in Mississippi
By JOHN MILLER
A Sun Herald Forum - March 31, 2014
Mississippi made history in 2013 when it created its first-ever state preschool program. As a bipartisan effort led by state Sen. Brice Wiggins, R-Pascagoula, it was a remarkable start to a journey that should enable all of our kids to be truly "ready-to-learn" when they head off to school. Unfortunately, it's just the beginning -- we need to ensure the program has the resources to succeed for the sake of families today and crime reduction in the coming years.