Program grads

(first row, from left) Brandi Sanders, Morton; Kierra Lanay Griffin, Louisville; Victoria Smith, Morton; Jessica Delon Thames, Decatur; and Tywonna Kyerica Harris, Lena; (second row, from left) Con’Brianna T. Evans, Clinton; Heather Lee Clark, Nichole Wilson (Surgical Technology Student of the Year) and Dakota Wilcher, all of Philadelphia; (third row, from left) Julie Ann Pierce, Philadelphia; Veronica Shan’ta Ramsey, Meridian; and Shawna Danielle Peets, Union; and (back row, from left) instructor Kristie Pilgrim; DeMarcus Antwan Brown, Meridian; and program director/instructor LeAnn Shirley. For more information on ECCC’s healthcare programs, contact Denita Thomas, dean of healthcare education, at 601-635-6294 or email (EC Photo)

Ready to begin their new careers in the healthcare field are the above students who recently completed the 12-month surgical technology program at East Central Community College in Decatur. The special group was honored at the program’s annual pinning ceremony … Read more

Christmas giving

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Noxapater Tiger Stripes participated in a Toy & Pajama Drive for Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital. They would like to thank everyone who helped make this year’s drive a success.  … Read more

Singing fun


The 2 and 3 year old classes from First Baptist Church Daycare sang Christmas songs … Read more

Truth play

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This years play is an original Christmas story written and directed by Dr. Melissa Davis in collaboration with Truth Church members. The play is titled: … Read more

ECCC Who’s Who

Honorees and their respective hometowns include (kneeling in front, from left) Rachel Laird, Meridian; Haleigh West and Mak Rowzee, both of Hickory; Danielle Gregory, Little Rock; and Nikki Triplett, Forest; (seated, from left) Lacye Harrison, Little Rock; Sarah Freeman, Decatur; Anna Girling, Carthage; Lorrie Moore, Lena; Jenny Grove, Forest; Cara Jackson, Nanih Waiya; Grayson Harrell, Morton; Jessica Moffett, Meridian; Aaren Avera, Hickory; and Alana Kron, Decatur; (third row, from left) Alex Bucklew, Louisville; Jordan Alonso, Chunky; Daniel Giles, Union; Colton Horne, Noxapater; Justin Moore, Thomastown; Jenna Lovorn and Samantha Morgan, both of Louisville; Bridgettte McFarland, Philadelphia; Lauren Cantey, Collinsville; Chance Lovern, Philadelphia; Emily Cook, Carthage; Megan Robinson, Nanih Waiya; Mackenzie Gannon, Decatur; Hannah Mitchell, Meridian; DeeJay Rolison, Conehatta; and Kardarius McClendon, Brandon; (fourth row, from left) Kyle McCullough, Madison; Jeremy Hudson, DeKalb; Katherine Jacome-Cluff, Hickory; Katie Sanford, Decatur; Dakota Wright, Jana Warren, Leah Ferguson and Allison Johnson, all of Philadelphia; Erika Cockrell, Birmingham, AL; Tesia Keith, Corinth; Anna Katherine Nowell, Philadelphia; Kimberly Harrison, Forest; Haley Pierce, Noxapater; Katy Ezelle, Decatur; Kristen Gordy, Forest; Madelyn Peterson and Bryan Burton, both of Louisville; (fifth row, from left) Jage Doss, Enterprise; Ben Killen, Union; Hunter Thrower, Meridian; Faith Emmons, Lake; Chase McNair, Philadelphia; Warner Parkes, Nanih Waiya; Virginia Easley, Philadelphia; Tyler Runnels, Morton; Mallory Turner, Meridian; Karoline Holsonback, Kennedy, AL; Trent Haden, Sumrall; Christopher Brown and Dominck Fields, both of Forest; Alec Doggett, Carthage; Lauren Peterson, Forest; and Noah Corcoran, Louisville; and (top row, from left) Tyler Cook, Gulfport; Todd Hughes, Meridian; Chance Whitten, Batesville; Brittney Taylor, Lake; Regan Reiss, Forest; Charles Thorne, Decatur; John Davis, Carthage; William Howington and Delton Harrison, both of Little Rock; Dylan Little, Mobile, AL; Will Myers, Philadelphia; Brody Richardson, Louisville; Tyler Armistad, Caledonia; Tyler Faulkner, Carthage; Asif Zaffar, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan; Zach Allen, Louisville; and Jonathan Hodge, Lake. (EC Photo)

These students at East Central Community College in Decatur were recently named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Community/Junior Colleges for 2014-15. Students were nominated by faculty and staff and are chosen based on academic achievement and involvement in … Read more