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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

Holdiness signs with University of Central Arkansas

Reagan Holdiness with her family and Nanih Waiya Coach

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

After two years of waiting, Reagan Holdiness finally officially cast her lot with the University of Central Arkansas.

Holdiness, a standout catcher for Nanih Waiya, put her name on the dotted line last … Read more

Joins DSU group

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Courtney Morgan of Louisville, MS, recently went through recruitment at Delta State University in Cleveland, MS.  … Read more

Senior fun

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Red Hills Senior Citizen host Thanksgiving dinner

The Red Hills Senior Citizens hosted their Thanksgiving dinner on Tuesday, November 11 at the … Read more

ECCC Diamond Darlings

(front row, from left) Nat Reed, Nanih Waiya; Fallon Beckham, Philadelphia; Dakota Hollingsworth, Lake; Katy Ezelle, Decatur; Jennifer Argueta, Forest; and Madison Barnett and Haley Pierce, both of Noxapater; (second row, from left) Sydney Rogers, Nanih Waiya; Bree Burnley, Kosciusko; McKenzie Rogers, Nanih Waiya; Nohemi Velez, Philadelphia; Addie Ambrosier, Magee; Sarah Hall, Philadelphia; Alana Kron, Decatur; and Kimberly Harrison, Forest; and (back row, from left) Ashley Young, Louisville; Lauren Cassel, Union; Kaitlyn Blue and Kaitlin Sellers, both of Ellisville; Kaley Pennington, Pelahatchie; Katherine Fortenberry, Raleigh; and Haleigh Moore and Sequence Spears, both of Philadelphia. Diamond Darlings provide assistance for the Warrior baseball team. Assistant baseball coach Austin Golden serves as sponsor. (EC Photo)

Members of the Diamond Darlings at East Central Community College in Decatur and their respective hometowns include: … Read more