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Sign up for welding, pipe welding classes

July 15, 2015 - 10:18am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Applications are being accepted for two Workforce Training welding classes at Pearl River Community College.
  Basic welding and a specialized course in pipe welding will be taught from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning Aug. 10 and ending Nov. 18. Both will be in the Career Education Building welding shop on the Poplarville campus.
  Cost for either course is $250. Students in either course must be 18 years old and must provide their own welding shield, gloves and cap, steel-toed shoes, long sleeve shirt, ear plugs and safety glasses.

Film class prepares students for industry jobs

July 15, 2015 - 8:07am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE  - Pearl River Community  College students enrolled in previous film production class are using what they learned in the industry.
  Ryan Myhand of Metairie, La., a 2010 graduate, is one example, said Ronn Hague, PRCC’s film production instructor.
  “Ryan spent last year as the associate field producer on a popular reality TV show,” said Hague. “He’s worked on more than 50 shows and almost a dozen movies, doing everything from robo-cam operator to production. He also worked as a stunt double.”

Singers to perform at state conference

July 6, 2015 - 1:10pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The PRCC Singers of Pearl River Community College have been selected to perform at a statewide conference of music educators next spring.
  The concert choir will perform April 1 at the Mississippi Music Educators Association/Amercian Choral Directors Association in-service conference in Hattiesburg.
  “It is a high honor that reflects the hard work of our students and the immense support of the PRCC administration,” said LaDona Tyson, PRCC director of choral groups.

PRCC summer showcase set for July 16

July 1, 2015 - 9:18am -- admin

            POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College’s high school baseball showcase will be held Thursday, July 16, at Wildcat Stadium.
            The event, postponed in May and June due to weather conditions, will begin at 2:30 p.m. with registration with the showcase beginning at 3:30 p.m.
            College and professional scouts will be in attendance for the pro-style workout. Participant requirements are upcoming high school freshmen through 2015 high school graduates.
            Registration cost is $75.

Lela Flowers this year’s Tuition Giveaway winner

June 30, 2015 - 3:02pm -- admin

            POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College student Lela Flowers was not sure how she was going to pay for college this year if she had not won the 2015 PRCC Tuition Giveaway contest.
           “Money these days is very hard to come by, and with a disabled father on dialysis and part-time working mother, who is the only person paying for my schooling, this tuition would not only be a miracle for us, but it’ll also help reach our family goal and make history,” said Flowers.
“I will be the first college graduate in my immediate family.” 

Marion Cochran's work on display

June 29, 2015 - 9:24am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The artwork of former Poplarville resident Marion Pittman Cochran is on display at Pearl River Community College.
  Her drawings and watercolor paintings are exhibited on the first floor of Moody Hall and can be seen from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday in July and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in August.
  Cochran’s artistic talent first surfaced at age 16 when a pencil drawing of a dog won first place in a contest sponsored by a Milwaukee, Wisc. art school. The drawing is a part of the PRCC show.

Softball players earn national academic honors

June 24, 2015 - 3:30pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Five Pearl River Community College softball players have earned Academic Student-Athlete Awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association.
  Breanna Herndon of Poplarville received the Superior Academic Achievement Award with a grade point average of  3.8 to 3.99.
  Shannon Buehler of Bay St. Louis, Hannah Holloway of Petal, Hannah Herndon and Rachel Hickman, both of Poplarville, received Exemplary Academic Achievement Awards with grade point averages of  3.6 to 3.79.


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