- Thursday, 09 June 2016 05:47
MOORHEAD – Mississippi Delta Community College awarded students for their academic accomplishments during its annual Honors Day ceremony on the Moorhead campus. Students received recognition before their peers for departmental and achievement awards and those on the President’s, Dean’s and Honor’s list were also noted. Honorees are pictured below by department.
GHEC Phi Theta Kappa
Juan Overton and Hannah Garrett, both of Greenville, received the achievement award for their involvement in the GHEC Phi Theta Kappa chapter.
Career and Technical
The students pictured received Career and Technical Achievement Awards. Front (l. to r.) Johnnie Allen (Business and Office Technology), of Greenwood, Keiarra Sardin (Welding Technology), of Anguilla, Matthew Adams (Brick, Block and Stone Masonry), of Yazoo City; back row, Derick Livingston (Automotive Technology), of Tutwiler, Adam Neal (Computer Networking Technology), of Belzoni, Ryce Theunissen (Field Crops Technology), of Hollandale, Issac McCaleb (Drafting and Design Technology), of Greenwood, and Christopher Jones (Heating and Air Conditioning Technology), of Hollandale.
The following students received Achievement or Departmental Awards from the English Department. Front (l. to r.) Trent Tradesco (American Literature I), of Greenville, Brittney Williams (English Departmental), of Greenville, Landry Tonos (Comp. II), of Greenville, Tabatha Tatham (Creative Writing and World Lit. I), of Indianola, Kori Screws (Comp. II), of Vicksburg, Tashyra Morgan (Comp. I), of Ruleville, Daniel Dean, (Comp. I & II), of Cleveland; back row, John A. Dickerson (Comp. II), of Cleveland, LeDarius D. Shavers (Comp. II), of Rosedale, Ashley Thomas (Comp. I), of Greenwood, Jakeb Carpenter (Comp. II), of Cleveland, Vicki Mason (Comp. I), of Arcola, and Cole Hutchinson (American Lit. I), of Boyle.
Fine Arts Achievement Awards
(l. to r.) Madison Williamson (Speech Award), of Drew, Tevin Williams (Music Theory), of Cleveland, and Hannah Leflore (Music Theory), of Greenwood, received Achievement Awards on behalf of the Fine Arts Department.
Fine Arts Departmental Award
Amanda Tabb, of Indianola, received the Fine Arts Departmental Award.
HPER Achievement Awards
(l. to r.) Amy Walker (Personal & Community Health), of Greenville, and Samuel Brown (First Aid & CPR), of Shaw, received Achievement Awards for the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department.
HPER Departmental Award
Alexis Caldwell, of Greenville, received the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Departmental Award.
Business Achievement Awards
(l. to r.) Charles Downs, of Indianola, Rebecca Morrill, of Cleveland, and Spencer Arbuckle, of Cleveland, received the Achievement Award for the Business Department.
Business Departmental Award
Brandon Schroeder, of Greenwood, received the Departmental Award for the Business Department.
Associate Degree Nursing
(l. to r.) Katlynne Adams, of Greenwood, received the Nursing I Award, Vincent Knight, of Greenville, received the Nursing II Award and Meghan Miles, of Greenwood received the Nursing III Award, while Ana Gaxiola, of Cleveland, received the Nursing Departmental Award.
Dental Hygiene Technology
(l. to r.) Candice Williams, of Merigold, received the Community Award and the Colgate Student Total Achievement Recognition Award, Lorrin Marter, of Cleveland, received the MDHA Award, Kalesha Williams, of Pace, received the Dental Hygiene Departmental Award, Bliss Gurley, of Marks, received the Freshman Achievement Award, Eugenia Daniels, of Shelby, received the Sophomore Achievement Award, and Brittany Huskey, of Boyle, received the Hu-Friedy Golden Scholar Award and the Student of the Year.
Medical Laboratory Technology
(l. to r.) Corey Carlisle, of Carrollton, was recognized for having the highest GPA in the Medical Laboratory Technology Department, while Heather Outlaw, of Coila, received the Outstanding Clinical Student Award and O’Shea Sykes, of Sunflower, received the Medical Laboratory Technology Departmental Award.
(l. to r.) Allen Roberts, of Belzoni, Hayden Roberson, of Scooba, Beverly MaGee, of Isola, Taylor Maxey, of Inverness, and Eva Irby, of Leland, all received an award for the Radiology Prep Bowl Winners while Kory Miller, of Vicksburg, received the Radiologic Technology Department Award and the MSRT Scholarship.
(l. to r.) Jessica Nix, of Greenville, received the Foundations of Nursing Award, Justin Carpenter, of Greenwood, received the IV Therapy and Pharmacology Award, Kortney Whittaker received the Adult Health Nursing Concepts Award and Melina Triplet, of Moorhead, received the Practical Nursing Departmental Award.
Humanities Achievement Awards
(l. to r.) Alesha Well, of Leland, received the World Civilization I and II Achievement Award, Catrina Hall, of Louise, received the Sociology Achievement Award, Taylor Latham, of Lena, also received the World Civilization I and II Achievement Award, and Naseem Alhaj, of Dearborn, Michigan, received the Psychology Achievement Award.
Humanities Departmental Award
Quatez Harris, of Greenwood, received the Humanities Departmental Award.
Math and Science Achievement Awards
(Front, l. to r.) Thomas Turner Fleming, of Doddsville, received the Physical Science Achievement Award, Amanda Simpson, of Inverness, and Molly Upchurch, of Merigold, received the Zoology Achievement Award; (Back, l. to r.) Michael Sewell, of Greenville, received the Physical Science Achievement Award, General Chemistry Achievement Award and the Calculus Achievement Award, Jerry Johnson, of Starkville, received the Mathematics Division Award, Amanda Tabb, of Indianola, received the Principles of Biology Achievement Award, and Austin Oberle, of Madison, received the General Biology Achievement Award.
Math and Science Departmental Awards
(l. to r.) Erin Jo Galey, of Coila, received the Science Departmental Award and Jerry Johnson of Starkville, won the Mathematics Departmental Award.
(l. to r.) McKinnon Skeen, of Cleveland, and Jerry Johnson, of Starkville, were selected as the female and male Scholar Athlete Award winners. Skeen had the highest GPA out of all female athletes and Johnson held the highest GPA out of the male athletes.
- Wednesday, 30 April 2014 11:43
Four Mississippi Delta Community College athletes were honored Wednesday during Awards Day ceremonies at the college. They are (l. to r.) India Overstreet – Lady Trojan Award, Danny Springer – Male Scholar Athlete Award, Bill McRight – Stonestreet Award, and Kelli Stevens – Female Scholar Athlete Award.
BILL MCRIGHT of Vicksburg, sophomore defensive back for the Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans football team, was presented with the J.D. Stonestreet Award. The Stonestreet Award goes to the male athlete who best exemplifies the qualities of the student athletic at MDCC. These include leadership both on and off the field as well as success in the classroom and on the playing field. This award is the highest honor given to a male athlete by the college.
INDIA OVERSTREET of Hernando, a sophomore guard for the Mississippi Delta Community College Lady Trojans basketball team, was honored with the Lady Trojan Award. This award is the highest presented to a female athlete at MDCC. The award is given based on leadership qualities, work ethic, student performance and citizenship. She is headed to the University of West Georgia where she will major in Marine Biology and play for the Lady Wolves basketball team.
DANNY SPRINGER of Houston, a sophomore first baseman for the Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans baseball team, was presented with the Male Scholar Athlete Award. This award goes to the male athlete with the highest GPA.
KELLI STEVENS of Rolling Fork was honored by being named the Female Scholar Athlete at Mississippi Delta Community College during Awards Day. This award goes to the female athlete with the highest GPA for the year. She is a sophomore member of the Lady Trojans softball team.