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PTK chapters bring home awards

April 20, 2017 - 2:39pm -- jbraswell

  Pearl River Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapters were honored in front of more than 4,000 students and advisors at the PTK International Catalyst Convention April 5-8 in Nashville.
  The Beta Tau Gamma chapter at the Forrest County Center was recognized as a Top 100 Chapter, competing against more than 1,300 chapters worldwide.

USO Show concludes fine arts season

April 17, 2017 - 10:19am -- jbraswell

  Pearl River Community College will present its USO Show on Thursday, April 27, featuring the college’s RiverRoad showchoir, JazzCats band and The Voices ensemble.
  The show is the final production of the 2016-17 year for the Department of Fine Arts and Communication.
  RiverRoad will perform its USA/Boogie show, including R.O.C.K. in the USA, Livin’ in America and Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.
  The JazzCats will play Jumpin’ at the Woodside, Shiny Stockings, Things Ain’t What They Used to Be and In the Mood.

Hancock Center offers summer welding

April 17, 2017 - 10:17am -- jbraswell

  WAVELAND - Pearl River Community College will offer welding during the summer at the Hancock Center in Waveland.
  The class will meet from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, beginning May 23 and ending July 27. Classes meet in the Hancock Center welding shop at 454 Highway 90, Waveland.
  Cost for the course is $250 with $50 due when the application is turned in and the remainder by the first day of class.

Five inducted into Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame

April 17, 2017 - 9:30am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College honored five outstanding alumni Thursday, April 13, with induction into the PRCC Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame.
  They are Lamar County educator Carolyn Lott Adams, retired PRCC instructor Dr. James “Jimmy” Barnes of Poplarville, Grenada physician Dr. Thomas Holden, business executive Bill James of Leesburg, Fla., and Slap Ya Mama founder and attorney Tony Walker of Ville Platte, La.

Symphonic Band to perform April 18

April 13, 2017 - 1:19pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Symphonic Band at Pearl River Community College will present its spring concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at the Brownstone Center for the Arts.
  The program will include John Philip Sousa’s Washington Post March, Take My Hand, Espana Cani and Bugler’s Holiday.
  Take My Hand was commissioned by PRCC and composed by Luigi Zaninelli as a tribute to the late Medgar Evers.
  Dr. Kyle Hill is director of bands, assisted by Mike Bass and Reuben McDowell.
  Admission to the concert is $5.

Halcomb wins Skills USA scholarship

April 13, 2017 - 8:41am -- jbraswell

Wayne Halcomb of Poplarville, a student at Pearl River Community College, has received a $1,000 Skills USA scholarship through the Southeastern Construction Owners and Associates Roundtable in partnership with Build Your Future. Halcomb is a student in the MI-BEST program which allows him to study masonry at PRCC while completing his high school equivalency degree. He placed first in state Skills USA competition in masonry.


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