Romonica Feazell, Principal
Dr. Tarance Hart, Assistant Principal
Fonda Dickinson, Lead Teacher
Andrea Shivers, Counselor
Fonda Dickinson, Lead Teacher
Andrea Shivers, Counselor
MissionIn collaboration with parents and community, Mendenhall High School's mission is to provide a comprehensive education that maximizes potential to ensure career-focused students that are prepared for the challenges of the twenty-first century.
VisionMendenhall High School will provide a safe and supportive student oriented environment while maintaining a rigorous curriculum which will cause students to graduate and excel as productive citizens of a global community.
School Goals1. Increase the academic achievement of all
students in all subjects
2. Increase the graduation rate to 80% and
3. Decrease disciplinary referrals by 10%
4. Increase our ADA to 95%
5. Increase parental and community
School Beliefs1. Every student can and will learn when presented with optimal opportunities.
2. Students will have the opportunity to learn important content and develop critical habits and skills.
3. All departments of MHS will be organized to use best teaching practices and provide a rigorous curriculum.
4. Teachers, students and all staff will be provided with an environment conducive for high academic performance and continued growth and development.
5. The educational process is most successful with a nurturing partnership between students, parents, the community and school.
Kennedy Hanna - ValedictorianKennedy Hanna is the daughter of Joe and Misty Hanna and the proud sister of Ralea Hanna. She attends Mendenhall High School where she is the Valedictorian of her graduating class of 138 students, and has earned Superintendent Scholar, MS Scholars, and Tech Master Scholar. Kennedy maintained a 4.0 GPA while completing 38 hours of dual credit hours through Copiah Lincoln Community College during her junior and senior years. Kennedy is the Student Body President, President of the Beta Club, and President of Mu Alpha Theta. She is also a member of 25+ ACT Club, National Honors Society, National Technical Honors Society, HOSA, FBLA, FCCLA (publicist), and Annual Staff. Kennedy participated in Future Leaders of Simpson County, Aspire Program, 1st Alternate in Simpson County Distinguished Young Women Program, Girl's State Participant (Best City Award and served as Mayor), and was the first place essay winner at the local, district, and state level for Water and Soil Conservation. Kennedy was the Captain of the 2018-2019 Mendenhall High Varsity Cheerleading Squad, Mendenhall High's 2019 Scholar Athlete, First Chair French Horn in the Tiger Pride Marching and Concert Band, member of the Mendenhall High Archery Team, and has volunteered 137 hours of community service. Kennedy also enjoys working at Popeye's in Magee after school. Kennedy plans to attend the University of Southern Mississippi in the fall where she is the recipient of the Luckyday Scholars Program. She will pursue a degree in business administration and plans to apply to physical therapy school after completing her degree.
Brandon Walker - SalutatorianBrandon is the son of Linda and Jeffrey Walker. He attends Mendenhall High School. He enjoys hunting, fishing and most anything that involves being outdoors.
Brandon maintains a 4.0 grade point average and has received numerous academic achievement awards. His most recent achievements include being named a scholar athlete and Salutatorian of Mendenhall High School. He serves as president of his schools FCCLA chapter, is on the leadership team of the Mendenhall Tiger Pride Band in which he plays baritone. He is a 7 time state championship archery team member and has been voted Friendliest by his classmates the past three years. Brandon is a member of Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, and the collegiate honor society Phi Theta Kappa.
Brandon plans to attend William Carey University in the Fall and major in Environmental Biology
Ayesha Sanders - HistorianAyesha Sanders is the daughter of Metricus Sanders. She is from D’Lo, Mississippi and attends Mendenhall High School. Ayesha enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her dog Kai, as well as shopping and going to the movie theater. Ayesha has been a member of the Mendenhall High School band for four years where she participated in color guard. She was color guard captain for two years and played clarinet during concert season. Along with the band, she is a member of Beta Club, National Honors Society, Future Community and Career Leaders of America, Mu Alpha Theta, National Society of High School Scholars and Generation Free. Ayesha carries a leadership role in many of these clubs. She has also participated in Future Leaders of Simpson County and Simpson County Aspire Program. Ayesha has volunteered her time during a weeklong mission trip, Read Across America, Horses for Handicapped, Vacation Bible School, Elementary Aid, and visiting nursing homes. She has been awarded highest average in German I, Physical Science, and Chemistry, Most Improved Woodwind, and Student of the Month. Ayesha is a superintendent scholar and a Mississippi Scholar. Ayesha also received the Pride Award from the University of Southern Mississippi during a color guard camp. She plans to attend the University of Mississippi in the fall of 2019 where she has been accepted into the Honors College. She will also be a member of the color guard. After completing her degree in Biochemistry, she then plans to attend medical school.
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