Over 45 recruits came to Mississippi Delta Community College’s Moorhead Campus on April 22 to audition for a spot on the 2015-16 MDCC Delta Dancers. The Delta Dancers represent MDCC throughout the year at campus, athletic, and community events. Dancers receive a full scholarship to MDCC covering tuition, room, and meals. The following young women from across the Delta were chosen as new Delta Dancers for 2015-16:
(L to R) Jaterria Bolden, Greenville High School; Jaymesha McKnight, Greenville High School; Abrian Smith, Greenville High School; Lemetria Williams, Gentry High School; Hillary Griffin, Cleveland High School; Taylor Couey, Cleveland High School; Madison Hays, Cleveland High School; Melissa Onate, Cleveland High School; Heather McCool, North Sunflower Academy; Laurent Fisher, Gentry High School; Kiara Brown, Greenville High School; Casey Lee, Greenville High School; Amber McCollum, Cleveland High School; Shaikeyna Mitchell, Leland High School.
Not pictured: Kiviyon Jones, Greenville High School; Catherine Nash, Deer Creek High School; Audrey Gonzales, Dance Team Manager, Deer Creek High School.
Susan Walker of Minter City, Miss. was selected by her co-workers as Mississippi Delta Community College’s Staff Member of the Month for May 2015. Walker serves MDCC as a counselor at the Greenwood Center.
“The most enjoyable part of my job at MDCC is dealing with students and working with great co-workers,” says Walker. An MDCC employee for 11 years, her daily responsibilities include counseling, recruiting and advising students.
For more information, visit MDCC’s website at www.msdelta.edu or call 662-246-6322.
- Mississippi Delta Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: The Associate VP for Institutional Effectiveness, Stauffer-Wood Administration Building, P.O. Box 668, Moorhead, MS 38761, 662-246-6558.
Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans’ sophomore hurler Tre Hobbs of Greenville has been named to the MACJC All-State Baseball Team for 2015.
The left-handed pitcher/outfielder pitched 63.1 innings in 13 games winning five and losing three while starting 13 games. He gave up 43 runs on 64 hits with 48 strikeouts and 26 walks and ended the season with a 3.979. ERA. He had a .286 batting average with two hits on seven appearances at the plate.
Mississippi Delta Community College held its Health Sciences Pinning and Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the J. T. Hall Coliseum on the Moorhead Campus. Ten individuals completed the Radiologic Technology Program. The Radiologic Technology Program provides a general education and clinical training program that prepares students for a career in radiography. The technical program combines theory through traditional classroom instruction and laboratory experience on campus, and clinical experiences in affiliating hospitals to provide opportunities for students to develop skills needed to enter the Radiology profession. The Radiologic Technology Program commences in August of each year and runs for 22 consecutive months with a projected graduation date in May. The graduates are below grouped by county.
Amber Sykes of Cleveland
Mistie Brewer of Clarksdale
Leflore & Carroll County
(l. to r.) Hunter Smith of Greenwood and Georgia Smith of Greenwood
(l. to r.) Cody Reynolds of Indianola and Charlie Tackett of Ruleville
(l. to r.) Emily Smith of Leland, Robyn Smyly of Hollandale, Meagan Signa of Greenville, Brian Ware of Greenville (not pictured)
Mississippi Delta Community College held its Health Sciences Pinning and Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the J. T. Hall Coliseum on the Moorhead Campus. Six individuals completed the Dental Hygiene Technology Program. Students in MDCC’s dental hygiene program prepare for careers as preventive dental professionals who have a choice of working in a variety of settings. Graduates obtain jobs in school systems, nursing homes, and dental supply firms, as well as private dental offices. Fully accredited by the American Dental Association‘s Commission on Dental Accreditation, this 83 credit hour program has twelve prerequisite courses, and requires four semesters of full-time study. The graduates are below grouped by county.
Leflore & Carroll County
(front, l. to r.) Codi Bergeron of Greenwood and Hillary Harper Coleman of Greenwood
Rani Carter of Winona
CiCi Carver of Batesville
Donna Rankin of Flowood
Harpreet Kaur of Drew