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Hannah Leflore of Greenwood, Miss. was crowned the winner of the Miss Mississippi Delta Community College Scholarship Pageant Nov. 11, 2014 at MDCC’s Moorhead, Miss. campus.

Leflore was crowned by outgoing Miss MDCC Kaylan Frye of Leland, Miss. Leflore was presented roses by Dr. Larry Nabors, college president, and a title sash by Dr. Edward Rice, vice president of student services.

Contestant Shannon McKinney of Indianola, Miss. was named first alternate. Keyairra Frison, also of Indianola, was named second alternate. Eleven MDCC students competed in the categories of talent, evening wear, interview, and swimsuit.

The pageant is directed by Ms. Stacy Upton and is sponsored by the college, the MDCC Development Foundation, Inc., and the MDCC Alumni Association. The college provides a tuition scholarship for students returning to MDCC the next academic year. The Alumni and Foundation provide a stipend for wardrobe and fees associated with the Miss Mississippi Pageant.

Miss Mississippi is a scholarship pageant and state preliminary of Miss America. Mississippi Delta Community College holds a local pageant each year as a preliminary to the Miss Mississippi Pageant.

Aycock to Head Computer Services Department

  • Wednesday, 12 November 2014 11:46

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Mississippi Delta Community College President Dr. Larry Nabors is pleased to announce that Jim Aycock has been selected as the new director of the college’s computer services department. Aycock of Inverness, Miss., will assume his new duties in January of 2015 following the retirement of current director Jimmy Free.

“As a proud graduate of MDCC, I’m fortunate and thankful for this opportunity,” Aycock says. “I’ve worked the last seven years in MDCC’s computer services department, having been promoted to my previous position of network administrator in 2009. The knowledge I’ve gained during this time, as well as the college-wide relationships I’ve built, has prepared me for this leadership position. I am motivated and enthusiastic for the opportunity to implement new technology products that will enhance all aspects of the college. I recognize the importance of a campus-wide technology plan to enhance learning, assessment, teaching, infrastructure, and productivity.”

In addition to his experience at MDCC, Aycock previously worked in the field of computer services in the healthcare and food production industries. He is currently working towards his bachelor’s degree at Mississippi Valley State University.

Aycock is a board member and the social media chair of the MDCC Alumni Association, is a member of the MDCC Development Foundation Scholarship Committee, is a member of the Mississippi Community College Board’s Technical Operations Council, and is a member of the Mississippi Mobilization Task Force.

Grilling Competition Winners Announced

  • Wednesday, 15 October 2014 19:39

The 8th Annual Homecoming Grilling Competition was held this morning,
and the winners have been announced!

Faculty/Staff - Ribs

1st place - Slow Cooker
Charlie Giompoletti, Darryl Hunter, Glenn Kirkham, Bill McClellan, and Shane Steelman
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2nd place - Smoked BBQ
Shomari Davis and Orlando Battle
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3rd place - Delta Smokers
Steele Robbins and Clarence Steelman
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Students - Ribs

1st place - Other Guys
(not present for picture)

2nd place - GFCI
Joshua Lipe, Justin Self, Brent Dillon, and Jonathan Holley
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3rd place - Hog Burners
(not present for picture)

 

Anything But Winner

Slow Cooker
Charlie Giompoletti , Darryl Hunter, Glenn Kirkham, Bill McClellan, and Shane Steelman
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2014 Homecoming Queen Crowned

  • Thursday, 16 October 2014 05:06

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Congratulations to our 2014 Homecoming Queen, Amber Jackson!  Amber is a sophomore at MDCC and is from Greenville.  She was crowned during Wednesday's Homecoming Assembly

Residual ACT Testing Rescheduled

  • Monday, 13 October 2014 11:21

Due to inclement weather, the Residual ACT testing that was scheduled for today has been moved to Monday, October 27, 2014 at 1pm.

For more information, contact Frances Williams in the Center of Learning at 662.246.6251.

MDCC Art Faculty Exhibit and Reception

  • Wednesday, 08 October 2014 13:08

In conjunction with Homecoming Week, the MDCC Art Faculty is having an exhibition of ceramics, painting and photography by Jennifer Woodard, Josh Vincent, Nancy Stone-Streett and Wallace Mallette.

The opening reception is Monday, October 13, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Jean Abrams Gallery in the Fine Arts Center. The exhibit will run through November 20.

Please make plans to come visit and see the exhibition!

Student Opinion Survey Available

  • Thursday, 02 October 2014 09:02

Students, Mississippi Delta Community College needs your feedback. Please click on the following link and take the Student Opinion Survey:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/T59F5ZS  

All responses are anonymous. In advance, thank you for your participation.

Video Update on Student Union Construction

  • Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:49
Check out the video update for the construction of the new Vandiver Student Union!

 

Sports Talk with Jeff Tatum - Sept 18

  • Thursday, 18 September 2014 07:58
 

Announcing the 2014 Homecoming Court

  • Thursday, 18 September 2014 06:47

Congratulations to the newly elected 2014 MDCC Homecoming Court!  The 2014 Homecoming Queen will be announced at the Homecoming Assembly on Wednesday, October 15.

The Freshman Maids are
Shakira Birge
Kenjayla Dixon
Jazmin Jennings
Gabrielle Smith

The Sophomore Maids are
Meagan Bole
Melanie Carroll
Amber Jackson
Latrina Wright