JSU Ph.D. student chairs new historic preservation foundation


Calling Panther Heritage Foundation board members Jim Shannon, attorney (left); Perry Hood, vice chair; Daphine Foster, chair; Renee Marable, board member; James Mitchell, treasurer; and Bonnie Jackson, secretary.

Jackson State University Urban and Regional Planning Ph.D. student Daphine Foster has become chair of the new organization, Calling Panther Heritage Foundation, which was founded to preserve and promote the history and culture of Copiah County, Miss.

The mission of the foundation is to preserve the county’s historic sites and buildings, promote its culture and heritage through tourism and community development and educate the community on the value of history and heritage. Foster is one of six board members involved with this venture.

The new organization was featured in the Feb. 15, 2012, edition of the Copiah County Courier.

For more information, visit www.callingpan.com.

Posted by Jean Gordon Cook
601-979-1571
jean.g.cook@jsums.edu 

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8 thoughts on “JSU Ph.D. student chairs new historic preservation foundation

  1. As a citizen of Copiah County, I am proud to call you my own. Keep up the good work Ms. Daphine. Continue to believe in yourself and our community!

    L.H.

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