High school students visit PRCC

February 28, 2014 - 10:50am -- braswell

POPLARVILLE - More than 500 high school students previewed Pearl River Community College’s career-technical programs Thursday, Feb. 27.
The students, many of them enrolled in career, technical or allied health programs in high school, picked three programs to visit during the conference - machine shop, construction, electrical, heating and air conditioning, utility lineman, heavy equipment, truck driving, early childhood education, cosmetology, barbering, instrumentation, electronics, business office systems, health-care data, health information, criminology, marketing and management, drafting, computer networking, allied health and practical nursing.
Participating school districts were Bay/Waveland, Forrest County, Forrest County Agricultural High School,  Hancock County, Hattiesburg, Jefferson Davis, Laurel, Marion County, Pearl River Central, Petal, Picayune and Poplarville.
After the tours, the high school students enjoyed a pizza lunch at Dobie Holden Stadium.


Pearl River Community College electrical technology instructor James Elbers demonstrates how various common items conduct electricty for students from Prentiss, Forrest County Agricultural, Poplarville, Hattiesburg, Marion County, Picayune and Hancock County high schools. More than 500 students attended the PRCC Student Career-Technical Conference on Thursday, Feb. 27.
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High school students from Hattiesburg and Petal watch as Pearl River Community College constructioin technology student Javier Lopez of Hattiesburg frames a wall. About 500 high school students attended the PRCC Student Career-Technical Conference on Thursday, Feb. 27.
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Columbia High School student Arlene Tatum gets her hairdo touched up Thursday, Feb. 27, by Pearl River Community College cosmetology student Marleni Johnson, also of Columbia. More than 500 high school students attended the PRCC Student Career-Technical Conference.
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