Empowering Others to Achieve the DREAM!
The Class Acts, a nonprofit organization, has its mission and vision executed by a team of dedicated executive staff, board members, and volunteers. Our Chief Executive Officer manages the day-to-day activities of The Class Acts. The Board of Directors provides policy development, strategic planning, general organization oversight, and supports the Chief Executive Officer in his role.
Jason Anderson is a native of Grenada Mississippi and the son of Dr. Eddie and Mrs. Cerita Anderson. Jason is a 2005 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Winner in the field of Behavioral and Social Science, a 2005 Hall of Fame Graduate of Grenada High School, and a 2009 Graduate of Delta State University and Alumni of the Fighting Okra Marching Band.
Jason has won numerous community service awards over the years and is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated. Occupationally Jason is a Quality Engineer and Quality Supervisor for the ADP branch of Lennox International where he also serves as the ISO 9001:2015 Certified Lead Auditor and Networking Team Co-Leader of their corporate award winning “Community Partnership Initiative.”
Jason believes that a life of purpose is a life of service and that leadership through service will allow each generation of Mississippians to be better than the one prior to it.
Jeremy Pittman is a native of Grenada, Mississippi and currently serves as the President of the Board of the Directors for The Class Acts. Professionally, Jeremy works at Coahoma Community College, where he directs the Honors College program in addition to serving as a faculty member in the Business & Computer Information Systems Department.
In addition to The Class Acts, he serves on other boards and is engaged in the community through service.
Tiya N. Hubbard has been a professional Cosmetologist
Ms Syretta R Hawkins serves as the organization’s Executive Director. As a veteran of US Air Force, she continues to faithfully serve the Department of Defense as a Senior Systems Engineer on some of the nation’s premier satellite, aircraft, and munition systems. The Class Acts leverages her leadership, tenacity, synergistic vision to address the communities’ needs throughout North Mississippi. Ms Hawkins is a graduating member of the Grenada High School Class of 1998. She currently holds a Masters degree in Homeland Security from American Military University, 2009 and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Mississippi, Class of 2003. Proud alumnae of ROTC Detachment 430, Ole Miss.
Jessica L. Coker-Hughes, a resident of Grenada, is Associate Director at the University of Mississippi Grenada regional campus. She is a Staff Sergeant in the U. S. Army and one of the Youth Leaders at Burning Bush M. B. Church in Grenada, MS. She is married to Councilman Joshua Hughes and they have 4 children: Jayla, Ja’Corey, Jai, and Joshlyn. Jessica has a passion for being involved in the community and her beliefs are faith, family, and service.
Christina Cathey is a student at the University of Mississippi, where she is studying mechanical engineering. She has worked in community organizing for many years and looks forward to growing and organizing for many more. She is dedicated to serving her community and equipping others with the tools needed to uplift themselves.
Dalvin Taylor is a 23 year old residing in Grenada, Mississippi. Father of two children, Kaityn and Kaleb, he is a salesman with Kirk Auto Company. Dalvin desires to be a valuable asset to his community and to help out as much as possible.
Christy Hart is the owner of Blessed Hand Hair Salon in Belzoni, Mississippi. Her greatest achievement is her children, Jasmine, Marcus Jr., and Jeremiah Hart. She is a true witness that if you serve God, he will give you the desires of your heart.
Anita N. Fisher, CST is a Director of the MS State Assembly of the Association of Surgical Technologists and businesswoman from Grenada, MS. She also gives back resources and assistance to the Black community. She aspires to set an example for younger Black girls and women and inspire them to stay true to themselves and achieve their highest potentials.
Reggie Burl is a young, energetic entrepreneur, political and social activist from Grenada, Mississippi. He loves to give his time and any other resources he has access to back to the community. His goal in life is to set an example and lead by actions so that the generations following us will be great.
Mr. Tommie Caldwell is 24 years of age and serves as a member of the Board of Directors of The Class Acts. A native of Grenada, Mississippi, he works as an account representative at RentACenter.