Parent Of The Year - - Jackson, MS

Parent Of The Year

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Madison County mother has been named the 2015 Mississippi parent of the Year. Sissy Lynn is a mother of two children in the Madison County School District.

Lynn was a Congressional district 2 finalist. She has been actively involved at Highland Elementary School. She was named Ann Smith Elementary parent of the Year twice in 2011 and 2014 and is the 2014 Highland Elementary Parent of the Year.

Lynn and her husband Randy were named 2014 City Makers of the Year, The City of Ridgeland's top award, for their service and dedication to Ridgeland's public schools.

According to the State Department of Education research has repeatedly shown that parental involvement is a critical factor in determining the academic success of students. 

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