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Bridge to College ends with awards

  POPLARVILLE - Twenty-five students celebrated completion of the Bridge to College program at Pearl River Community College on Thursday, July 27, during an awards luncheon.
  Miles Gay of Lumberton received the outstanding achievement award from Georgia Field, director of PRCC Student Support Services.
  Other award winners were John “Jack” Hayes of Picayune, basic communication; Ethan Wicktom of Petal, math; Colton Guidry of Picayune, community college survival skills; and Destiney Horton of Picayune, hashtag award for photos used to make a class slide show.

Welding to meet at Hancock Center at night

  Pearl River Community College will offer a night welding class at the Hancock Center in Waveland during the fall semester.
  The class will meet from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, starting Aug. 14 and ending Dec. 6.
  Cost is $250 with $50 due with the application and the remaining $200 by the first day of class.

Electrical classes to be taught in Jefferson Davis County

  Pearl River Community College will teach electrical classes at the Jeff Davis VocTech Center during the 2017-18 academic year.
  The classes will meet from 5 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday nights, beginning Sept. 5 and ending May 15. The center is at 5082 Highway 42 in Carson.
  The class offers applications for NCCER credentials in core curriculum and Electrical Levels I and II. Cost is $250.

CNA course offered in Jefferson Davis County

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will offer a certified nursing assistant course at the Jefferson Davis County Career and Technical Center during the fall semester.
  The class will meet from 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Aug. 15 and ending Nov. 2.
  Only 12 students will be accepted. Students must be 18 before Aug. 15 and provide their own maroon uniforms.
  Cost for the course is $275 and includes a workbook and fee for the state licensing examination.

Night welding class coming up soon

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will offer an evening welding course in Poplarville during the fall semester.
  The class will meet from 4:30 to 9 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, beginning Aug. 14 and ending Nov. 15, at the welding shop in the Career Education Building on the Poplarville campus. Cost is $250.

Brownstone Center tickets on sale now

  POPLARVILLE - Season tickets are on sale for 2017-18 premier events at the Brownstone Center for the Arts at Pearl River Community College.
  Premier events are held throughout the year at the Brownstone Center in Poplarville. They include:
• Guy Penrod on Sept. 25, individual tickets $25, $20;
• Illusionist Mike Super, Oct. 24, individual tickets $25, $20;
• University of Southern Mississippi Wind Ensemble, Nov. 13, individual tickets $15, $10;
• Denver and the Mile High Orchestra Christmas, Nov. 28, individual tickets $25, $20

Mickie Hill this year’s Tuition Giveaway winner

            POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College student Mickie Hill is breathing a little easier today after winning the 2017 PRCC Tuition Giveaway contest, a full year of free tuition.
            Hill, 20, a sophomore, will attend the Poplarville campus this fall, and live in a dormitory. She attended the Forrest County Center in Hattiesburg last year as a freshman, where she was a member of the travel club, involved in BSU activities and worked in the Student Success Center as a tutor.


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