Students recognized at Honors Day

  • Wednesday, 25 April 2018 00:00
Mississippi Delta Community College held its Honors Day program on April 25 recognizing students for their academic accomplishments. Students are listed below by county:

Matthew McCurley from Rankin County received the Calculus and Physics Achievement Awards.

Jeffery Cockrell from Quitman County received the Welding Departmental Award.

Students from Leflore and Carroll County receiving awards are (row 1, l to r) Katessa Gary (PTK Recording Secretary), Antavious Brown (Brick Block & Stone Masonry Departmental), Britnei Brown (Adult Health Achievement), Mary-Holly Fleming (Radiology Prep Bowl), Hailey Schrader (Nursing IV Achievement), Kiasia Hunt (IV Therapy Achievement); (row 2, l to r) Paul Parker Jennings (Fundamentals of Electricity Achievement), Bethany Bankston (Colgate Student Total Achievement), Raul Ledesma (Drafting & Design Departmental), Marissa Mingo (General Biology Achievement & NASA Transfer Scholarship), Logan Tucker (Math/Science Departmental Award).

Lauderdale County’s Dawson Ivey received the Physical Science Achievement Award and the Male Scholar Athlete Award.

HumphreysChristian Marquez (Art History Achievement) and Ana Grimaldo (General Chemistry Achievement Award) were the students from Humphreys County.

Madisyn Collier and NeTanya Wilkerson from Harrison County both received the Female Scholar Athlete Award.

Lauren Smitherman from Grenada County received the Astronomy Achievement Award.

Kristin Britt from Coahoma County received the MLT Highest GPA Achievement Award.

Among those students recognized from Bolivar County are (row 1, l to r) Craig Sparks (Nursing II Achievement), Jaya Lamb (Principles of Biology Achievement), Lauren Burton (Psychology Achievement), Karen Barr (Anatomy & Physiology Achievement), Miracle Hurns (English Departmental), Anthony Gibson (Compositions Achievement); (row 2, l to r) Craig Murphy (Nursing I Achievement), Bryn Bright (Electronics Departmental), Ja’Kevius Dye (Electric Power Achievement), Wesley Brian Brackin (Industrial Maintenance Departmental), Peyton Chambers (Hall of Fame award), Nick Cocilova (Automotive Technology Departmental).

Sunflower County students receiving awards were Cherae Williams (PN Departmental), Heather Lee (PTK Vice-President), Kiara Jones (Statistics Achievement, Humanities Departmental Award, World Civilization Achievement), Carl Moore (Masonry Construction), Angelica James (Accounting I and II), Melandy Guillen (Communications Award), Dory Goss (Radiology Prep Bowl), Carlie Johnson (Radiology Prep Bowl/MSRT Scholarship), David Montgomery (Music Theory).

Tori Adams

Tori Adams from Goldonna, Louisianna received the Hall of Fame award and the Dental Hygiene Departmental Award.


Washington County (row 1, l to r) Kaitlyn Morris (Macroeconomics/Microeconomics Achievement), Maryclare Barnes (PTK All-MS Scholarship), Destiny Spiller (General Zoology Achievement), Brittany Riley (World Civilization Achievement), Jacqueline Johnson (LPN Accelerated), Antonio Evans (Industrial Maintenance Achievement), Michael Love (HVAC Achievement); (row 2, l to r), Renae Love (Fundamental Achievement), Sydney Street (Radiology Prep Bowl), Kyla Rice (PTK All-MS Scholarship), Kelsie Downs (Accounting Achievement), Cathryn Kilgore (Radiology Prep Bowl), Brittany Lesure (MLT Department), Carigan Sorrels (Business Statistics and Composition Award), Ro’Yesia Gray (Computer Apps Award), Mary Katherine Smith (Literature Award Achievement); (Row 3, l to r) William Peyton Thornton (Principles of Biology Achievement), LaDarion Howard (Hall of Fame), Collin Salley (Intro to National Electrical Code), William McCorkle (First Aid & CPR Achievement), Jaylan Woods (Health, Physical and Recreational Departmental), Ethan L. Cole (Field Crops Achievement), Dalton Elkins (Microbiology Achievement), Zachery Sides (Motor Control Systems Achievement).


Yazoo Countian Lakken McConnell received the Hu-Friedy Golden Scholar Award.


Shelby Aderholt, from Lake Village, Arkansas, received the Sociology Achievement Award.

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

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

Career Tech

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.



English Achievement Honors Day

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

Fine Arts Achievement

(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

Fine Arts Departmental

Amanda Tabb, of Indianola, received the Fine Arts Departmental Award.


HPER Achievement Awards

HPR Achievement

(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

HPR Departmental

Alexis Caldwell, of Greenville, received the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Departmental Award.


Business Achievement Awards

Business Achievement

(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

Business Departmental

Brandon Schroeder, of Greenwood, received the Departmental Award for the Business Department.


Associate Degree Nursing

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

Dental Hygiene

(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

Medical Lab 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.


Radiologic Technology

Radiologiv Technology

(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.


Practical Nursing

Pratical Nursing

(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

Humanities Achievement

(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

Humanities Departmental

Quatez Harris, of Greenwood, received the Humanities Departmental Award.


Math and Science Achievement Awards

Math Science Achievement

(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

Math Science Deparmental

(l. to r.) Erin Jo Galey, of Coila, received the Science Departmental Award and Jerry Johnson of Starkville, won the Mathematics Departmental Award.



Atheletic Academic

(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.


MDCC Athletes Honored At Awards Day

  • 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.