May, 2011 Archives
Friday, May 27, 2011
PRCC honors retirees, others at annual appreciation dinner

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College honored eight retirees at the annual Faculty-Staff Appreciation Dinner on May 5 at the home of President William and Janet Gale Lewis on the Poplarville campus.They are Dr. Joyce Applegate, biology instructor; M ...more



Tuesday, May 24, 2011
PRCC Leadership Honors Forum raises proceeds

POPLARVILLE - In 2004, the Leadership Honors Forum (LHF) class at Pearl River Community College began to use the semester's end to put theory into practice. After 14 weeks of learning about leadership, students of the LHF use the last two weeksof class to ...more


Monday, May 23, 2011
Petal High's Langley signs with Wildcats

POPLARVILLE - Petal High School baseball standout Jacoby Langley has signed with the Pearl River Community College Wildcats for the 2012 season. Langley, who was the starting center fielder for head coach Larry Watkins' back-to-back MHSAA Class 6A Panther ...more


Monday, May 23, 2011
PRCC radiology students don't mind being in minority

HATTIESBURG - Rishawn Haynes and Holden Logan don't mind being in the minority in their radiologic technology class at the Forrest County Center of Pearl River Community College.And they expect to be in the minority when they graduate and go to work as ra ...more


Monday, May 23, 2011
Non-traditional fields attract PRCC student

HATTIESBURG - Elizabeth Asbury ties her long brown hair in a pony tail and covers it with a cap before starting work.Asbury, 19, isn't a food service or health care employee but a welding student at Pearl River Community College's Forrest County Center."A ...more


Monday, May 23, 2011
PRCC to hold GED graduation

The Pearl River Community College adult education department will host graduation for its students at 6 p.m. Thursday in the multi purpose room on the Forrest County Center campus in Hattiesburg.Approximately 300 students have earned their General Educati ...more


Friday, May 20, 2011
River's Williams All-Region 23
Joins Magee on All-MACJC South Division squad

POPLARVILLE - Two Pearl River Community College baseball standouts have earned post-season accolades. Catcher Jordan Williams was named to the 2011 All-Region 23 squad and joins sophomore infielder Matthew Magee on the All-MACJC South Division team. Wi ...more


Wednesday, May 18, 2011
PRCC graduates told to show up and enjoy their work

HATTIESBURG - Pearl River Community College graduates got a bit of advice Wednesday, May 17, from their commencement speaker, Picayune auto dealer W.B. "Dub" Herring.Herring, well_known as "Paw Paw" from his television commercials, told the graduates to g ...more


Wednesday, May 18, 2011
PRCC occupational therapy class includes Petal man, niece

- Kristen Brewer walked across the stage first when the Pearl River Community College occupational therapy assistant class received their pins.Right behind her came Steven Brewer, marking the first time an uncle and niece completed the program at the Forr ...more


Monday, May 16, 2011
PRCC radiologic techs graduate, receive pins

HATTIESBURG - Sixteen students have completed the two-year radiologic technology program at Pearl River Community College's Forrest County Center.They received pins during a ceremony on Thursday, May 12, at PRCC's Lowery A. Woodall Advanced Technology Cen ...more


Monday, May 16, 2011
River's Rester tops Lady Wildcats' post-season honorees for 2011
Poplarville native named All-Region 23, while Adams and Hester cop All-MACJC South Division accolades

POPLARVILLE - Three Pearl River Community College softball standouts have earned post-season accolades.Center fielder Brandy Rester of Poplarville High copped All-Region 23 honors, while shortstop Jordan Adams of D'Iberville High and pitcher Heather He ...more


Monday, May 16, 2011
PRCC awards pins to 46 nursing graduates

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College awarded pins to 46 graduates of the associate degree nursing program during a ceremony on Wednesday, May 11, at Olivia Bender Cafeteria on the Poplarville campus.Peggy Dease, director of nursing education, pinne ...more


Friday, May 13, 2011
PRCC summer registration starts May 18

POPLARVILLE - Registration for summer classes at Pearl River Community College for new students begins Wednesday, May 18.Registration at the Hancock Center in Waveland will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 18.Registration at the Forrest County Center in Ha ...more


Friday, May 13, 2011
PRCC Bridge to College program taking applications

POPLARVILLE - Applications are being accepted by Student Support Services at Pearl River Community College for the summer Bridge to College Program, also known as START.The START program, which runs from June 22-July 29, allows students eligible for Stude ...more


Thursday, May 12, 2011
Tennessee Tech signs Abraham
PRCC center fielder will play for Golden Eagles in 2012

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College center fielder James Abraham has signed on with the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles for the 2012 season. Abraham, who transferred to PRCC from Southeastern Louisiana in Hammond after prepping at St. Stanislaus in B ...more


Thursday, May 12, 2011
PRCC to assist in tornado relief effort

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College is helping with tornado relief efforts in North Mississippi.Commercial truck driving instructor David Clark will drive the PRCC tractor-trailer Monday from a loading point in Perkinston to the former Wood Colleg ...more


Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Three Wildcat hoops stand outs headed for Division I programs

POPLARVILLE - Three Pearl River Community College Wildcat basketball standouts will suit up with Division I universities for the 2011-2012 season. Forward-center Phillip Crawford has signed with Alabama State, forward Emil Jones with Troy University (Ala. ...more


Tuesday, May 10, 2011
'Paw Paw' to speak at PRCC graduation

POPLARVILLE - A leading Pearl River County businessman will share tips on how to succeed when he serves as Pearl River Community College commencement speaker.W.B. "Dub" Herring of Picayune will speak during PRCC's annual graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. Tue ...more


Tuesday, May 10, 2011
PRCC honors top students at Forrest County Center

Two outstanding students at Pearl River Community College's Forrest County Center received Citizenship Awards during the annual Awards Day presentation on May 5.The awards went to Amanda Blount of Hattiesburg and David Moore of Oak Grove. Moore also recei ...more


Monday, May 09, 2011
Lee wins congressional art competition for second time

POPLARVILLE - For the second consecutive year, Kayla Lee walked away from the 4th District Congressional Art Forum with the "Best of Show" prize.Lee, a junior at Pearl River Central High School, received the award Monday from 4th District Congressman Stev ...more


Monday, May 09, 2011
River wraps year at Holmes with back-to-back losses
After winning first game of best-of-three series, Wildcats fall 10-0, 7-5 to end season at 28-21

GOODMAN - Pearl River Community College wrapped up its 2011 baseball season here Saturday with a pair of losses to the Holmes Bulldogs in one of four best-of-three MACJC playoff series. The Wildcats, the South Division's No. 4 seed, opened the series with ...more


Monday, May 09, 2011
River smacks Holmes 5-3 in playoff series
Wildcats one victory away from berth in next week's MACJC State Tournament

GOODMAN - Pearl River's Wildcats are one win away from earning a berth in next week's MACJC State Tournament after handing host Holmes a 5-3 loss in the first game of a best-of-three playoff series here Friday.PRCC, the South Division's No. 4 seed, improv ...more


Friday, May 06, 2011
'Paw Paw' to speak at PRCC graduation

POPLARVILLE - A leading Pearl River County businessman will share tips on how to succeed when he serves as Pearl River Community College commencement speaker.W.B. "Dub" Herring of Picayune will speak during PRCC's annual graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. Tue ...more


Friday, May 06, 2011
PRCC writers bring home awards

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College won nine awards at the Mississippi Community College Creative Writing Association conference last month and PRCC digital media coordinator Ronn Hague was elected to the association's Hall of Fame.The college's l ...more


Friday, May 06, 2011
Art students do well in Picayune show

POPLARVILLE - Three Pearl River Community College art students did well in the Pearl River County Art League Spring Show and Festival last month in Picayune.Jane Beard of Poplarville won second place in the mixed media category and sold the piece. Kelly S ...more


Friday, May 06, 2011
Jones smacks Pearl River 4-1 to open Region 23 Tournament
Lady Bobcats score all of their runs in the bottom of first

CLINTON - Fourth-seeded Jones County pushed fifth-seeded Pearl River into the losers' bracket of the 2011 Region 23 Softball Tournament underway here at Traceway Park with a 4-1 opening-round defeat.The Lady Bobcats scored all of their runs in the bottom ...more


Friday, May 06, 2011
Tune in to Pearl River-Holmes playoff baseball series on the world wide web
Wildcats take on Bulldogs in best-of-three series Friday, Saturday

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College baseball fans can listen to Friday and Saturday's MACJC state playoff series between the Wildcats and the Holmes Bulldogs by logging on to http:/www.ustream.tv/channel/holmes-cc-sports. The broadcast for Frida ...more


Friday, May 06, 2011
Mathis signs 12 to Wildcat hoops for 2011-2012 season

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College head men's basketball coach Richard Mathis has signed 12 high school standouts for the 2011-2012 season. Mathis enters his 20th season as head coach of the Wildcats this fall. The signees include (listed alphab ...more


Friday, May 06, 2011
PRCC dental hygienist headed to Iraq

HATTIESBURG - Lauren Michelle Williams received her dental hygienist pin Tuesday, May 3, at Pearl River Community College but military obligations will take her out of her chosen field for more than a year.Williams began a 400-day deployment Wednesday wit ...more


Friday, May 06, 2011
Bush signs six to Lady Wildcat hoops for 2011-2012 season

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College head women's basketball coach Toby Bush has signed six high school standouts for the 2011-2012 season. Bush enters his fourth season as head coach of the Lady Wildcats this fall. The signees include (listed alp ...more


Friday, May 06, 2011
Pearl River enters Region 23 Tournament Thursday at Traceway Park in Clinton
Lady Wildcats seeded fifth in annual softball event

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats, No. 3 finishers in last week's MACJC State Tournament in Perkinston, enter Thursday through Saturday's Region 23 Tournament at Traceway Park in Clinton. Fifth-seeded PRCC will open its play in the double-elimina ...more


Wednesday, May 04, 2011
Warriors grab South Division's third seed with 10-2 victory
Wildcats finish fourth; takes on North champ Holmes in Friday's playoff series in Goodman

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will kick off a best-of-three MACJC playoff series against North Division champ and No. 1 seed Holmes in Goodman Friday after falling to East Central 10-2 in a nine-inning "playoff" game here Monday in Wildcat S ...more


Monday, May 02, 2011
Pearl River bombs Co-Lin in regular season finale
Wildcats secure post-season berth with lopsided 15-4, 14-5 MACJC South Division road victories

WESSON - Pearl River's Wildcats claimed a berth in one of this week's four MACJC state playoff series in grand fashion here Saturday in Sullivan Stadium with a pair of lopsided 15-4 and 14-5 South Division victories over Copiah-Lincoln. PRCC, which improv ...more


Monday, May 02, 2011
PRCC competing for $1 million Aspen Prize

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has been named to a list of national two-year colleges under consideration for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.The winner and a runner-up will be announced in DecemberOfficials at PRC ...more


Monday, May 02, 2011
River exits MACJC State Tournament with 10-inning loss to East Central
Lady Wildcats' defense of 2010 championship falls short; Lady Warriors drop Mississippi Gulf Coast 7-6 for state title

PERKINSTON - Pearl River's defense of its 2010 state softball title fell short here Friday, as the Lady Wildcats dropped a 4-3, 10-inning semi-final contest to eventual state champ East Central in the MACJC State Tournament.ECCC followed its win over PRCC ...more


Monday, May 02, 2011
River cans East Miss 6-4 in opening round of MACJC State Tournament
Reigning state champ Lady Wildcats two wins away from 'repeat;' faces East Central in semi-finals Friday at 2 p.m.

PERKINSTON - The reigning MACJC state champion Pearl River Lady Wildcats are two wins away from repeating their historical feat of a year ago.South No. 4 seed PRCC canned North No. 1 East Mississippi 6-4 Thursday in opening-round action of the MACJC State ...more


Monday, May 02, 2011
Hinds sweeps River
Eagles keep post-season playoff hopes alive with 6-3, 7-4 victories over Wildcats

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Wildcats were swept by Hinds in MACJC South Division baseball action here Wednesday with the visiting Eagles taking 6-3 and 7-4 victories. The setbacks drops The River to 25-18 overall and 11-11 in division play, while Hinds ...more


 
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