The LCSD Fill Out the Form Campaign is paying off in more ways than one. Earlier this year the LCSD teamed up with WTOK-TV to create a public service announcement to help students who cannot afford meals on campus, to get them. We're happy to announce that the effort resulted in a 25- 30% increase in free and reduced lunch form applications received, and roughly a 5% jump in the number of students who are able to eat at school.
"Those students were likely charging their meals because they couldn't afford them," said LCSD Child Nutrition Director Katina Dixon, "but now they are able to get a meal at school for a free or reduced cost. Also, that 5% increase means that the district will receive more funding for technology and for other programs. So, this is a win-win situation."
For the campaign, the Lauderdale County School District is the First Place Recipient for the Mississippi School Public Relations Association's 2019 Award of Excellence in the Outside Contractor Video Division.