Press Release from Coahoma Community College Public Relations; (662) 621-4061 - Brittany Davis-Green - email@example.com
Pictured, from left, are SGA President elect Walter Sykes; SGA President Christopher Neal; Miss CCC elect Kezia Walker; Director of Enrollment and Student Services Karen Done; Miss CCC Lauren Williams; Mr. CCC elect Anfernee Morgan; and Mr. CCC Cadarius Cannon.
CLARKSDALE – After nearly two weeks of campaigning, the votes are in and Coahoma Community College has declared its new student leaders for the 2015-2016 school year.
The candidates anxiously waited Wednesday afternoon as Director of Enrollment and Student Services Karen Done and Assistant Director LaShasa Griffin announced the official results of the online election held March 30-31 to determine the new Student Government Association (SGA) President as well Mr. And Miss CCC 2015-2016.
The winners were chosen by compiling 75 percent of the popular vote and 25 percent from an interview with campus leadership.
The position of SGA President will be handed over to Walter Sykes, a General Studies major from Jonestown, MS, who won 75.8 percent of the popular vote.
Securing the position of Mr. CCC with 64.5 percent of the popular vote is Anfernee Morgan, a Criminal Justice major from Cleveland, MS. The first alternate for Mr. CCC is Tre’Voris Ward, a pre-Nursing major from Friars Point, MS.
And finally, Done and Griffin announced the results of the esteemed Miss. CCC title. The position’s six candidates vying for the title stood nervously as Kezia Walker, a Business Administration major from Clarksdale, was named the Miss Coahoma Community College elect with 25 percent of the popular vote. Chrishawna Bell, a Business Administration major from Jonestown, MS was announced as the first alternate with 25 percent of the popular vote and Jamie Coleman, a General Studies major from Starkville, MS, was named as the second alternate with 16.7 percent of the popular vote.
“We would like to thank the student body for taking the time to chose who will represent them during the 2015- 2016 school year,” said Done. “I’m just overjoyed with all of the excitement and enthusiasm that our candidates have shown towards participating in our student government. We want student to know there’s a place in student government for not just our candidates, but for all of our students because we want to ensure that their voices are heard.”
CCC’s Annual Spring Coronation honoring Morgan and Walker is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in the Pinnacle.
The night of elegance, themed “Royalty: Past, Present and Future” is open to the general public and will also feature special entertainment and recognition of other royalty on campus.
To view more photos from the Election Day results on CCC’s Facebook page, CLICK HERE!