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Mrs. Tia Bell Hankins Receives Special Recognition

Mr. Davis presents award to Mrs. Tia Bell Hankins

(JULY 6, 2021)

On behalf of the Board of Education, Mr. Brent Davis, Board Chair, presented Mrs. Tia Bell Hankins (from New Christian Chapel Missionary Baptist Church) with the "DCS Student Impact Award" for outstanding community leadership and dedication to students.  This special recognition was to honor Mrs. Hankins for spearheading the "Adopt a Senior" program for Duplin County Schools in 2020 and again this year.

Through the "Adopt a Senior" initiative, DCS seniors were the recipients of numerous acts of kindness from community members and DCS staff members who provided personalized support for seniors. Special thanks go to Mrs. Hankins and everyone who adopted a senior!