After weeks of squabbling the Biloxi School Board and the superintendent kept their pledge to work together to strengthen their relationship... and resolve residents' concerns. Comments by the new school board president drew applause from many people at Tuesday night's school board meeting. David Blaine and a parent took advantage of a 30-minute citizens' comment period to commend retiring superintendent, Dr. Larry Drawdy
"I feel fortunate to have had the chance to have worked with such a visionary. Dr. Drawdy, the impact you've had on this school district and this community will last a lifetime," said David Blaine, Biloxi School Board President
Parent Pam Pitano said, "I commend the board and Dr. Drawdy for the efforts made this past week to resolve the current difficulties to move forward. I thank Dr. Drawdy for his dedication and commitment, and all that he's done for this district."