Bannister Foundation

Attendance Incentive Program

Getting up for school bright and early every day can be tough, but one group of students from Pass Road Elementary made showing up to class every day a priority. This morning their dedication was rewarded, the Bannister Foundation took…

St. Martin student lands $2,000 scholarship

Surprise! St. Martin High School senior and aspiring journalist Garrett Slade got a huge scholarship tonight! Slade received a $2,000 scholarship to enter a journalism program at any four year school. Slade was one of the two finalists in the…

WXXV’s Broadcast Student of the Year

This year, WXXV wanted to recognize the talent of South Mississippi’s broadcast students. So, a few months ago broadcast students from across the Coast entered a news story into our broadcast student of the year competition. After tallying up the…

Broadcast Student of the Year

WXXV wants to recognize our talented broadcast students on the Gulf Coast with a friendly competition. You can now vote for our ‘Broadcast Student of the Year’ to help them win a $2,000 scholarship from the Bannister Foundation. You can…

Broadcast Student of the Year

WXXV wants to recognize our talented broadcast students on the Gulf Coast with a friendly competition. You can now vote for our ‘Broadcast Student of the Year’ to help them win a $2,000 scholarship from the Bannister Foundation. You can…

Student wins bike from the Bannister Foundation

For years, the Bannister Foundation has surprised students in Gulfport with gifts and rewards for their hard work in school. Following months of hard work, students at Central Elementary let out a loud ‘thank you’ after they all got the…

School attendance initiative

Chandra Wade, a fifth grade teacher from Pass Road Elementary, is in the studio, helping us encourage students to stay in school every day.

School Attendance Initiative

We continue our school attendance initiative with the Bannister Foundation and Gulfport School District. Michelle Robinson is in studio with more.

Perfect attendance

We continue our school attendance initiative this week with the Bannister Foundation to promote perfect attendance.

Bannister Foundation

With school in full swing, it’s important that every parent and student understands the importance of attendance. Michelle Robinson with the Bannister Foundation is on set with more.

Central Elementary School perfect attendance challenge

Research shows excellent attendance has been proven to lead to better performance in high school, college, and in the work place. As an effort to boost attendance at Central Elementary School, Bannister Foundation, Inc. came up with an initiative that…