Monday, April 3, 2017

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April 3, 2017 - 11:50am
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  WELDING COURSE

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will offer a summer welding course in Poplarville.
  The course meets from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, beginning May 15 and ending June 29. Cost is $250.
  Enrollment requires a completed application, a clean drug screen at the student’s expense and receipt for full payment from the PRCC business office. Applications can be obtained by telephoning Sheila Smith at 601 403-1241 or Cheryl Frierson at 601 403-1113.
  All three items must be turned in together to Smith at the Career Education Building on Wildcat Drive on the Poplarville campus.
  The course offers an industry-recognized welding certificate, including applications for 10-hour OSHA certification, basic lift truck operator OSHA certification and AWS structural certification.
  Students must be 18 by the first day of class and provide welding shield, gloves and cap; steel-toed shoes, long-sleeve shirt, ear plugs and safety glasses.
  Tuition assistance may be available through the Department of Human Services SNAP Employment and Training Funds. For information on applying for SNAP assistance, contact Sonya Hunt at 601 336-0069 or shunt@prcc.edu.

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  PIPEFITTING COURSE

  POPLARVILLE - A summer pipefitting course will be taught at Pearl River Community College in Poplarville.
  The course meets from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, beginning May 15 and ending June 29. Cost is $250.
  The class offers an industry-recognized pipefitting certificate, including applications for 10-hour OSHA certification, basic lift truck operator OSHA certification and NCCER credentials in introductory craft skills and pipefitting levels I and II modules.
  Enrollment requires a completed application, a clean drug screen at the student’s expense, CRC certificate rated silver or better and receipt for full payment from the PRCC business office.
  Applications can be obtained by telephoning Sheila Smith at 601 403-1241 or Cheryl Frierson at 601 403-1113. Testing for the CRC is offered free at the Woodall Center, 906 Sullivan Drive, Hattiesburg; 601 554-4646.
  All four items must be turned in together to Smith at the Career Education Building on Wildcat Drive on the Poplarville campus.
  Students must be 18 by the first day of class and provide welding shield, gloves and cap; steel-toed shoes, long-sleeve shirt, ear plugs and safety glasses.
  Tuition assistance may be available through the Department of Human Services SNAP Employment and Training Funds or WIOA funds through the WIN Job Center. For information on applying for tuition assistance, contact Sonya Hunt at 601 336-0069 or shunt@prcc.edu.

 
April 3, 2017 - 5:06pm
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The Pearl River Community College color guard won the Gold Medal for its division in the University Regional A category of the Mississippi Indoor Association competition April 1 in Jackson. Guard members are, front row from left, Heather Shows of Kiln, Raven White of d’Iberville, Garyn Miller of Columbia; second row, Morgan Runyan and Courtney Sones, both of Carriere; Brantley Welsh of Petal and Elle McDaniel of Sandy Hook. The squad won the Gold Medal in only its second year of competition. Directors are Kelcey Whitfield Becnel and Zach Hassell.