JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - A mother from Oxford was a finalist to be Mississippi’s Parent of the Year.
The Mississippi Department of Education announced it awarded the 2021 award to Aleesha Hudson, a mother of two in the Hinds County School District.
Hudson was one of four finalists from each of Mississippi's Congressional districts.
The Oxford School District nominated Marcia Bibbs-Blake to represent District 1.
The Brookhaven School District nominated Christy Lee to represent District 3.
The Perry County School District nominated Jeannie Bolton to represent District 4.