Thinkings Maps’ very own Dr. Marjann Ball hosted the debut viewing of The Minds of Mississippi film at the University of Southern Mississippi in Long Beach, MS. It was a wonderful night, and the documentary was very well-received. Thinking Maps played a very strong supporting role in the film. Three of four schools are now National Blue Ribbon Schools. The principal of the district’s Middle School, MS Learning Forward Board Member and MS Secondary Principal of the Year, was one of 3 National Finalists for Secondary Principal of the Year. He was recently recognized by NASSP as a finalist for the award at a black tie affair in Washington DC.