EMCC graduates 500 students


East Mississippi Commu­nity College held spring 2022 commencement cer­emonies Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7, at the college’s Golden Trian­gle and Scooba campuses.

Two commencement cer­emonies took place in the Lyceum Auditorium on the Golden Triangle campus May 6, with a 10 a.m. cere­mony for students gradu­ating from academic programs and a 2 p.m. cer­emony for those who com­pleted career technical programs. The Scooba cer­emony included graduates from both academic and career technical programs and took place May 7 in the Keyes T. Currie Coli­seum.

About 500 students par­ticipated in the graduation ceremonies.

EMCC President Dr. Al­sobrooks encouraged the students to chart their fu­tures with confidence knowing they are well pre­pared for the next phase in their lives.  “What I want you to know is that the decision you made to attend EMCC was a good one that will open new doors of opportunity as you go forward,” Also­brooks said.

Here is a list of the Class of 2022 students who listed Kemper County as their res­idence: Belinda Bates of Collinsville; Jaliyah Benna­mon, Janile Bennamon, Alannah Bozeman, Jeremy Buie, Garron Dickson, Jor­dan Hancock, Amanda Har­ris, Kaylah Hearn, Tyra Hopson, Alfred Love, Chloe Matthews, Breanna Odom, Antranika Ruffin, Tremya Rush, Gabriel Sciple, Jovonte Steele, Jasmine White, and Analynn Wright of DeKalb; Jaquandria Adams, Avery Clayton, Kay­lan Clayton, Takajya Clay­ton, Sha'dardenique Darden, Sha'daria Darden, Jamiah Gibbs, Sanchez Lee, Qavion McClendon, and Adrain Moore of Porterville; Thermon Johnson, River Keaton, Tatum Luke, Adri­ana McGraw, Kelvin Parks, and Kamri Tate of Preston; and Pretressa Bester, Amber Brown, Quhleahka Ivy, Dawn Jenkins, Deronica Mosley, Labreesha Powe, Garrett Thomas, Matthew Watt, and Michael Wood of Scooba.

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