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President's List named for spring

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has released the President’s List for spring 2017.
  Students must maintain a 4.0 grade point average to be named to the list.
  They are listed by hometowns:       
  Bassfield - Samuel Carr.
  Bay Saint Louis - Christopher L. Bruno, Savannah Corbitt, Jerrod Rigby, Brice Alexander Thomas, Jordan Hunter Thomas.
  Biloxi - Blake Andrew McGrew, Reagan Lane Norwood, Amber Dreanna Polite.
  Brandon - Matthew C. Jones.
  Brooklyn - Danielle N. Baker, Kevin A. Grice, Amy E. Nelson, Virginia Vidalia Lee Reid.

Dean's List for spring named

  POPLARVILLE - Approximately 500 students at Pearl River Community College have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester.
  Students must maintain a grade point average of 3.4 or higher to be named to the list.
  They are listed by hometowns:
  Aberdeen - Berkley Warnick.
  Bassfield - Austin M. McMurry, Joshua L. Williams.
  Bay Saint Louis - Kevin R. Bounds, Courtney LeighAnn Cassell, Korey M. Cuevas, Terrel A. Ladner, Rachael R. Moran, Gavin W. Smith, Havalynn L. Smith.           
  Bay Springs - Madison Nichole Scoggin.

Diplomas, certificates awarded to about 950

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College awarded Certificates of Proficiency, Associates in Arts degrees and Associates in Applied Science degrees to approximately 950 graduates on May 12.
  The annual commencement ceremony was for students who completed their programs during the summer and fall 2016 semesters and spring 2017.
  Graduates are listed by hometowns:
  Aberdeen - BerkleyWarnick.
  Bassfield - Rebekah Broom, Samuel Carr, Chase Collier, Courtney Echols, Kendra Fairley,
Jonathan Sims, Joshua Williams, Tatiyana Wilson.

Register now for summer classes

  POPLARVILLE - Registration for summer classes at all Pearl River Community College campuses is underway.
  Night classes begin Monday, May 22, and will meet the following Monday on the Memorial Day holiday.
  Day classes begin Monday, June 5.
  The class schedules can be accessed at under the Academics tab.

Awards presented at Forrest County Center

  HATTIESBURG - The Forrest County Center of Pearl River Community College presented awards to top students on April 26.
  PRCC President William Lewis presented a presidential scholarship award to the University of Southern Mississippi to Alison McIntyre of Hattiesburg and one to Mississippi State  University of Rachael Carraro of Hattiesburg.
  Phi Theta Kappa and Honors College students presented Lewis with an autographed academic stole in honor of his leadership and upcoming retirement from PRCC on June 30.
  Subject area awards went to:

Nursing students receive pins, join honor society

  POPLARVILLE - Graduates of the Pearl River Community College associate degree nursing program received diplomas and pins during a ceremony on Thursday, May 11, at the Brownstone Center in Poplarville.
  They are now eligible to take the state licensing exam to become registered nurses.
  PRCC President Dr. William Lewis congratulated the graduates on their two years of study.
  “There’s lots of challenges from the very beginning,” he said. “The first challenge is getting in. Only the best of the best get in. The second challenge is making it through.”

Graduates receive diplomas, certificates

  POPLARVILLE - Graduates of Pearl River Community College received diplomas and well wishes Friday, May 12, in a traditional commencement ceremony in Marvin White Coliseum on the Poplarville campus.
  The occasional rumble of thunder could be heard as approximately 400 students made their way to the stage after state Rep. Brad Touchstone of Bellevue gave them advice for their futures.
  “You can achieve success in your life, even if you don’t have all the answers today,” he said.

Apply now for Bridge to College

  POPLARVILLE - Applications are being accepted by Student Support Services at Pearl River Community College for the 12th annual Summer Bridge to College Program, also known as START. 
  START stands for Students Transitioning to Academic Success and Responsibilities at The community college. The program will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 5, through Thursday, July 27, on the Poplarville campus.
  Students eligible for Student Support Services will earn up to 9 college credits while learning skills to help them be successful in the community college setting. 


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