POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College will hold graduation at 10 a.m. Friday, May 13, in the Marvin R. White Coliseum on the Poplarville campus.
Students who completed their degree or certificate requirements during the summer and fall 2015 semesters as well as the spring 2016 semester are eligible to participate.
Speaker will be alumna Karen Moore, chief executive officer of the Baldwin County EMC.
The ceremony will be streamed to the Brownstone Center for the Arts where family and friends can watch on big screens if coliseum seating is full. The center will be open by 9 a.m. on the morning of graduation.
Reserved parking for the handicapped and elderly will be located in the parking lot to the east of the coliseum.
Moore, a 1985 PRCC graduate, also holds a degree in business administration and marketing management from the University of Southern Mississippi. As CEO of the Baldwin County EMC, she oversees the largest electric cooperative in Alabama. She serves on the board of directors for Touchstone Energy, PowerSouth Energy Cooperative and the Alabama Rural Electric Association.
Moore is the daughter of Frank and Beverly Ladner of Bay St. Louis. Frank Ladner is a long-time member of the PRCC Board of Trustees. She and her husband Ken live in Fairhope, Ala.