Board of Trustees
Mrs. Davis is a life-long resident of Tupelo. A graduate of Tupelo High, Mrs. Davis continued her education at Itawamba Community College and the University of Mississippi earning a B.A. in Business, a Liberal Arts degree in Biology and a Masters in Educational Leadership. She began her teaching career at Tupelo Middle where she earned the honor of Tupelo Public School District Teacher of the Year and the Wal-mart /Phi Delta Kappa National Teacher of the Year. In 2002, she became a National Board Certified Teacher in Science, and later taught Biology for five years at Tupelo High School. She is currently an Anatomy & Physiology Instructor at Itawamba Community College with 23 years of teaching experience.
Paul Mize III, Board Member
Paul Mize, III is a First Vice President of Commercial Lending at BankPlus. He is married to Bonnie, and have two sons, Henry (5) and William (3). Mize, a Top 40 Under 40 finalist by the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, is a 2002 graduate of Tupelo High School. After earning his Bachelor of Business Administration, Banking and Finance degree, he graduated from the Southeastern School of Commercial Lending in 2013. Three years later, he finished Summa Cum Laude from the Barret Graduate of School of Banking at Christian Brothers University.
2019 Regular Board Meeting Schedule
January 15 Noon, HLC
February 12 Noon, HLC
5:00 pm, (TMS)
March 19 Noon, HLC (also Learning Foundation Board Meeting)
April 9 Noon, HLC
May 14 Noon, HLC
June 1 Noon, HLC
(also Learning Foundation Board Meeting)
June 13-14 Board Retreat or June 27-28
July 30 Noon, HLC
5:00 pm FY19 Budget Hearing
August 13 Noon, HLC
September 10, 1:30, HLC
(also Learning Foundation Board Meeting
October 8, 1:30, HLC
November (TBD) Board Work Session
November 5, 1:30, HLC
December 10, 1:30, HLC (also Learning Foundation Board Meeting)
Kenneth Wheeler, Vice President
Ken Wheeler, a Tupelo native and attended both Lee County and Tupelo Public Schools,
is a 1983 graduate of Austin Peay State University. He was reappointed to serve a second term on the School Board. He is the Director of Security Services at North Mississippi Medical Center and is married to Cheryl Wheeler. They have 2 adult children.
Joe Babb, Secretary
Eddie Prather, Board Member
Mr. Prather is a lifelong educator and works to ensure educational opportunities are available to all students so that they may be prepared for the future.