Photo By Paula Merritt
The Meridian Star
MERIDIAN — Michelle Thompson, right, staff member with Best Early Education Practices, helps Ericka McCain and her twin daughters, Briana and Arbreana sign up for the program at the Western Gardens Activity Center. BEEP is an early childhood education project that supports children, parents and early childhood educators prepare children for kindergarten success and achievement. Mary Welch, left, and Lucila Vargas prepare packages and pizza for the guests.