Congratulations to Battle Boyd, Class of 2011 for being honored as a 2012 Keeper of the Dream Award Winner. This award recognizes youth who have demonstrated "extraordinary courage, compassion, leadership or service toward others".
While at PDS, Battle was involved in several successful community projects including a local shoe drive where Battle solicited over 300 pairs of shoes for Soles4Souls to distribute to the people of Haiti after the country was devastated by an earthquake. He continues to read and mentor to underprivileged children. Battle has also developed a sports uniform drive that will benefit community youth centers and teams in uderprivileged areas of the Mid-South. Keeper of the Dream Awards were given at the 2012 Freedom Award Public Forum.