Bringing home top awards: MCCers win at state SkillsUSA competition

  Meridian Community College Industrial Technology Program students brought home 10 first place awards as they were top winners in the SkillsUSA state competition. First place winners in the Teamworks competition were Shannon Bedwell of York, Ala., Bradley Reeves of Quitman, Jacob Touchstone of Collinsville and Jacob Watts of Meridian. The students are in the …

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Receiving medallions and pins

Hard work has its rewards, and soon-to-be graduates of The Phil Hardin Foundation Honors College at Meridian Community College were applauded for their efforts during a reception Sunday, April 28, 2019, feting the students. As a special presentation, honorees received a specially-designed ribboned medallion in which they will wear during the College’s spring commencement. Cathy …

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Competition held at MCC

Joshua Bowman, a Northwest Rankin Middle School student, is going to Washington D.C. in June as the Mississippi champion of You Be The Chemist Challenge after he was selected as the winner of the competition held at Meridian Community College. Bowman was excited about his win, defeating 31 other middle school students from Meridian, Union …

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MCC salutes outstanding students

Meridian Community College sophomore Dunnam Shirley received the H.M. Ivy Award from MCC President Dr. Thomas Huebner during the College’s Awards Night Program held Monday in the McCain Theater. Shirley, a graduating sophomore from Meridian, is a University Transfer Program student who plans to pursue a career teaching biology or chemistry at the high school …

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Shirley, Rivers named to All-Mississippi Academic Team

Two Meridian Community College students, Dunnam Shirley and Brian Rivers, were among the 63 Mississippi community and junior college students named to the All-Mississippi Academic Team. Shirley was selected for the First Team; Rivers was named to the Second Team. The All-Mississippi Academic Team recognizes the scholarly achievements and leadership accomplishments of community and junior …

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MCC’s BEEP garners $75k grant from Hardin Foundation

The Phil Hardin Foundation, a nationally-known philanthropic organization based in Meridian, has granted $75,000 to Meridian Community College Foundation for continued support of Best Early Education Practices (BEEP) Project. “We’re excited about continuing this partnership with an outstanding program,” said Lloyd Gray, executive director of the Phil Hardin Foundation. The foundation had generously supported the …

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MCC Phi Beta Lambda students win gold and more at the state event

Seven Meridian Community College students won nine first-place awards when they competed at the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) state conference held on the campus at Mississippi University for Women. FBLA-PBL is the largest career student business organization in the world. The PBL division is for college students with more than 8,000 …

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Radio People, MCC join for 17th annual job fair

Inclement weather didn’t dampen the determination of the participants at the Radio People and Meridian Community College Career Expo and Job Fair. Nearly 250 people came to MCC’s Tommy E. Dulaney Center to the fair on Thursday, April 4, for this 17th annual event that allowed the employer and potential employee to meet. Thirty-eight vendors …

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Making a joyful noise: MCC Gospel Choir to perform Sunday

In honor of the season, the Meridian Community College Gospel Choir will present its spring concert on Sunday, April 14, at 6 p.m. in the Firehouse Church, 3231 Officers Lake Road, Meridian. Admission is free of charge and is open to the public. The concert will feature traditional and contemporary praise and worship selections in …

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