NEWS & EVENTS
New Principal Announcement
Welcome to South New Summit, Mr. Mike Lott!
The New Learning Resources School District has recently named a new principal at the South New Summit School campus in Hattiesburg. Petal native Mike Lott comes to South New Summit School after serving most recently as principal at Runnelstown School; his previous school administrator experience also includes West Monroe (Louisiana) High School, as well as administrative roles in the Petal School District over the course of several years. During his tenure as an educator, he has been named Teacher of the Year at the school and local levels, Louisiana finalist for Teacher of the Year, and Perry County Schools Administrator of the Year.
A School Year Filled with Promise for South New Summit School
By: Jenny Cox Holman
With summer break in full swing for Hattiesburg students, school-aged students to
teenagers are enjoying the relaxed pace of summer days. When it comes to the
work of educators and school administrators, summers are a time of preparation to
cultivate a fruitful school year on the horizon with innovative academic
With the 2019-2020 school year, South New Summit School is excited to
announce a new role for Sharon Ladner, former principal for the past 2.5 years.
“My new role at South New Summit School will enable me to spend more time
supporting teachers and students in the area of teaching and learning, which
includes everything that touches the classroom: curriculum, instruction,
assessment, classroom management and discipline, instructional technology, and
professional development,” Ladner said.