Foundation and Alumni Awards

2024 Alumni Awards Ceremony

The Alumni Awards Ceremony was created to recognize and honor alumni, friends and partners of Pearl River Community College.

PRCC Alumni Honorees for 2024 include:

  • Young Alumnus of the Year: Representative Jansen Owen, for the Mississippi House District 106, JAG Officer and First Lieutenant in the Army National Guard and Attorney and Owner of Owen Law Firm in Poplarville, MS
  • Alumnus of the Year: Karen Ladner Moore, Chief Executive Officer for Baldwin Electric Membership Corporation¬†in Summerdale, Alabama
  • Distinguished Service Award: Alton Pierce, Chief Executive Officer of Toyota of Hattiesburg
  • Outstanding Partnership: AccelerateMS, Workforce Training and Educational Supporter
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Gale Harris, Veterinarian and Owner of East Poplarville Veterinary Hospital

Tickets to the 2024 Alumni Awards Ceremony are sold out!

Each community college president is asked to bring two (2) wrapped door prizes, minimum value of $50 each. We will have a station set up at the conference for you to drop off the door prizes.

Each community college is asked to provide name tags for their Board members, administration, and staff attending the conference.