Pet of Week – 11/19/2014

Pet of week

Jodie is a sweet boxer mix who is available for adoption. She has been spayed, and her adoption fee is $20.00. She is great with the other animals in the shelter. … Read more

Learning for work

(right from left) Wes Spears and Micah Williams, both of Newton County High School; Desmond Stewart, Leake County Career-Technical Center; and Preston Breazeale, Philadelphia/Neshoba County Career-Technical Center. Also pictured are (from left) hotel and restaurant management technology students Ashley Hill of Noxapater, and Alecia Breedlove and Delana Comans, both of Philadelphia. The annual conference is sponsored by the ECCC Career-Technical Division. This year’s theme was “Stampeding to Success.” (EC Photo)

Learning How to ‘Fold’ Properly!

How to properly fold dinner napkins and other information related to fine dining were among items presented by hotel and restaurant management technology program representatives at the annual Non-Traditional Conference for Male Students held recently … Read more



Lynne Cunningham visits lighthouse at Chinocteague Island, home of wild ponies, waterfowl and turtles; also a bed and breakfast for leagues of migratory winged visitors from the north making their way south to warm weather wintering grounds. … Read more

Fun and learning

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CAREER & TECH NEWS –Sergeant Montoya Rush spoke to the career and tech students at the John C. Stennis Vocational Complex on Friday, October 24, 2014. She spoke about the importance of … Read more

Phi Theta Kappa War paint event set

ECCC Students Tapped for PTK Honor Society
These outstanding East Central Community College students were inducted into Theta Xi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, at the annual PTK Fall Induction Ceremony held Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in the Vickers Fine Arts Center on the Decatur campus. New members of the prestigious organization include (front row, from left) Samantha Morgan, Louisville; Kaylee Yates, Decatur; Jamey Kinard, Louisville; and Faith Emmons, Lake; (second row, from left) Nikki Triplett, Forest; Kelsey Smith, Louisville; Aaren Avera, Hickory; and Alana Knowles, Decatur; and (back row, from left) Brooke Smith, Noxapater; Justin Moore, Kosciusko; and Joshua Parker, Foxworth. Not pictured are inductees Mikayla May of Chunky and Justin Marcangeli of Philadelphia. Casie Page, student pastor at Northcrest Baptist Church, served as guest speaker. He was also inducted as an honorary Theta Xi member and adviser. ECCC President Dr. Billy Stewart and Vice President for Instruction Dr. Teresa Houston also provided remarks and congratulated inductees.  Workforce education counselor Amanda Walton, math instructor Jenna Wright, and drafting and design technology instructor Chris Ryals serve as Theta Xi Chapter advisers.   (EC Photo)

East Central Community College is making a difference in the lives of its students through Phi Theta Kappa. The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to promote scholarship, leadership, fellowship, and membership among academically superior students.

This year Phi Theta … Read more

Helping out

L to R: Betty Sherrod and Jaslyn Sherrod-Turner.

Girl Scout Troop 20206 at Dean Park

Girl Scout Jaslyn Sherrod-Turner planted pansies at Dean Park on Saturday, November 15, 2014. There are 7 girls in Winston County Girl Scout Troop 20206, however, the others couldn’t keep their engagement with … Read more

Career planning

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College/Career Day For Cte Students

Learning About Health-Care—Students from the John C. Stennis Vocational Complex were allowed an opportunity to discover the career and technical fields at EMCC on Friday October 31. Pictured are students learning about the nursing programs … Read more

Little Women

A portion of the cast (left to right):  Madelyn Ball, Brittany Jaudon, Elizabeth Ann Moody, Johnna Williamson, Bailey Taylor.

Members of the cast of “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott rehearse for their upcoming early spring production of “Little Women”.  Under the direction of Mary Snow, the actor’s learn all facets of acting as well as experience being on … Read more