On April 6, 2020, the School of Education at the University of Mississippi announced its 2020 Practitioners of Distinction. This award, established in 2017, recognizes four alumni in the areas of teaching, leadership, counseling, and/or higher education for the exceptional work they are doing in the field of education. The honorees are commended for their exemplary, measurable impact.
Among this year’s honorees is Pearl High School Principal, Mr. Chris Chism. Mr. Chism earned his Master of Education in Educational Leadership in 2011 from the University of Mississippi and participated in the university’s Principal Corps program in that same year.
Mr. Chism was named Pearl High School Principal in 2015.