POPLARVILLE - The PRCC Collegiate DECA team of Jessica Theriot of Poplarville and Corey Willis of Hancock brought home a first place in Sports Entertainment Marketing recently at the State Career Development Conference convention held in Southaven.
The Pearl River Community College Invitational Short Film Expo (ISFX) will feature the second U.S. screening of Roger Christian’s Black Angel, which was shown before the opening of The Empire Strikes Back in Europe and Australia.
The Invitational Short Film Expo will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts on the Poplarville campus.
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will honor five outstanding alumni with induction into the Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame.
They are Lucien Bourgeois of Madison, Fred Henley of Picayune, Sonny Stuart of Jacksonville, Fla., Mike Waits of Hattiesburg and Bill Watts of Houston, Texas.
They will be inducted on Thursday, April 7, at Southern Oaks House and Gardens in Hattiesburg. A reception will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m.
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POPLARVILLE - The Iota Mu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Pearl River Community College inducted 48 new members in a March 3 ceremony at the Brownstone Center for the Arts.
The new members were invited to join the international honor society after excelling academically.
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College hosted the District Level Math Competition for junior high and middle school students on Monday, Feb. 29, on the Poplarville campus.
First place in seventh grade went to Wyatt Carter from Petal Middle School with classmate Quinn Puckett taking second place.
Thomas Sanchez, also from Petal Middle School, took first place in eighth grade. Second place went to Grayson Nocera from Presbyterian Christian School.
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College hosted hundreds of middle and high school students Saturday, Feb. 20, for the 2016 Mississippi Gulf South Regional Science Olympiad.
St. Patrick placed first in the middle school division followed by North Woolmarket and Petal Middle School.
Forrest County Agricultural High School came in first in the high school division. St. Patrick was second and Oak Grove High School was third.
First, second and third place winners in the middle school competitions were as follows:
Due to the threat of severe weather, all PRCC locations will close at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016. Night classes are cancelled. Dormitories will remain open for resident students. The college will re-open at 8:00am on Wed Feb 24, 2016. Please be careful during this weather system and check the PRCC website and media for any changes. Stay alert and stay safe.
The softball games scheduled today at LSU-E have been cancelled.
POPLARVILLE - State Rep. Jeramey Anderson challenged Pearl River Community College students to continue the work of the civil rights leaders who changed America.
Anderson, who played soccer at PRCC in 2010-12, was the speaker for a Feb. 16 Black History Month program on the Poplarville campus.
“Today we honor those fearless leaders who marched 50 years ago,” he said. “Because they marched, America changed for me and you.”