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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.

Honors scholarships awarded

June 24, 2015 - 9:34am -- jbraswell

The first recipients of the Pearl River Community College Development Foundation Honors Scholarships are, seated from left, Sarah Spence of Carriere and Madden Stockstill of Picayune; standing, Kyle Estess of Laurel, Alex Cumbest of Hurley and Clay Garrett of Poplarville. The Development Foundation established the $4,000 scholarships earlier this year.
PRCC Public Relations photo

Welding, pipe welding classes offered

June 16, 2015 - 4:05pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will offer two Workforce Training welding classes in the evenings, beginning in August.
  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.

Apply for nursing assistant course

June 15, 2015 - 1:30pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Applications will be accepted through July 23 for a certified nursing assistant course to be taught at Pearl River Community College.
  The course will meet from 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday and Thursday, beginning Aug. 10 and ending Oct. 29, at the Nursing Building on the Poplarville campus. Cost is $500 and includes the workbook and the fee for the NACES state examination.


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