PRCC 5K run to raise funds for show choir trip

POPLARVILLE – The RiverRoad show choir at Pearl River Community College will host the River Run race on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Wellness Center on the Poplarville campus.

Proceeds from the race, The 5K to Broadway, will go toward the show choir’s March trip to New York City.Medals will be awarded to the overall male and female winners and to the Grand Masters (over 50) male and female winners. First, second and third places will be awarded to males and females in the following age groups: 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60-69.

Early registration is $20 ($15 for PRCC students with Ids) and must be received by Monday, Nov. 26. Registration on Dec. 1 will be $25 ($20 for PRCC students). Pre-registered participants are guaranteed to receive t-shirts; race day registrants will receive shirts as long as they are available.

RiverRoad, made up of 30 students selected by audition, was chosen as a host choir for the 2013 Show Choir National Championship Series for high school choirs in New York City. PRCC students will be assigned to the high schools and will be with them throughout the competition. RiverRoad will do  an exhibition performance before the awards ceremony.

LaDona Tyson is the RiverRoad director.

Entry forms can be found on the PRCC website at,  on the college’s Facebook page and at the bookstore, Wellness Center, math lab and choir room on the Poplarville campus. They should be returned to Pearl River Community College, Attention: LaDona Tyson, 101 Highway 11 North, Poplarville, MS 39470 or at the Wellness Center.

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.