Bridge to College ends with awards

July 31, 2017 - 9:13am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Twenty-five students celebrated completion of the Bridge to College program at Pearl River Community College on Thursday, July 27, during an awards luncheon.
  Miles Gay of Lumberton received the outstanding achievement award from Georgia Field, director of PRCC Student Support Services.
  Other award winners were John “Jack” Hayes of Picayune, basic communication; Ethan Wicktom of Petal, math; Colton Guidry of Picayune, community college survival skills; and Destiney Horton of Picayune, hashtag award for photos used to make a class slide show.
  Others who completed the program are Tyrel Angrum, Alexis Boone, Joshua Carter, Keisha Jenkins and Zyaria Richardson, all of Hattiesburg; Onnlia Cox and Kyle Guidry, both of Picayune; Daniel Fairley and Sarah Toucet, both of Bogalusa, La.; Alisha Moody and Farah Williams, both of Perkinston; Minerva “Minnie” Avalos and Douglas Amir, both of New Orleans, La.; Tess Ball and Samantha Knight, both of Poplarville; Ricardo Booth of Bassfield, Elizabeth “Betty” Clark of Diamondhead, Brianna Dalcour of Gulfport, Ozzie McGee of Brooklyn and Casey Mina of Lumberton.
  A part of PRCC’s Student Support Services programs, Bridge to College eases the transition to community college for first-generation college students and those who meet specific disability and/or income criteria.
  Instructors were Lois McDonald, Craig Carrigee and Haley Amacker.


Instructor Lois McDonald presented the basic communication class award to John “Jack” Hays of Picayune at the Bridge to College celebration lunch on Thursday, July 27. The program is a part of Pearl River Community College’s Student Support Services.
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Ethan Wicktom of Petal received the math award from instructor Craig Carrigee during the Bridge to College celebration lunch on July 27 at Pearl River Community College. The summer program is a part of PRCC’s Student Support Services.
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Colton Guidry of Picayune received the award for the community college survival skills class in the Bridge to College program at Pearl River Community College from instructor Haley Amacker. PRCC’s Student Support Services offers the program to incoming freshman who meet specific qualifications.
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Destiney Horton of Picayune received the hashtag award in a Bridge to College contest for class photos used at the July 27 celebration lunch at Pearl River Community College. Lauren Baker, academic success coach for PRCC’s Student Support Services, presented the award.
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Miles Gay of Lumberton received the Bridge to College outstanding achievement award July 27 during a celebration lunch at Pearl River Community College. The program is a part of PRCC’s Student Support Services and the award was presented by Georgia Field, SSS director.
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