Press Release from Coahoma Community College Public Relations; (662) 621-4061 - Brittany Davis-Green - email@example.com
Pictured, from left, are CCC PTK Advisors Adrian Allen and Patricia Fudge; CCC Second Team member Ashley Wiley; CCC First Team member Jayla Miller; and CCC President Dr. Valmadge Towner.
CLARKSDALE – Two Coahoma Community College Tigers were among community college students from across the state recently honored for their outstanding intellectual achievement and leadership during the 2017 All-Mississippi Academic Team Recognition Ceremony.
Tigers Jayla Miller and Ashley Wiley, both of Clarksdale, were selected to attend the special ceremony hosted in Jackson Wednesday, March 22, in honor of their designation as members of the 2017 All-Mississippi Community College Academic Team.
Nominees are hand-selected by colleges to serve as First and Second Team members for showing intellectual rigor and demonstrating academic, leadership and civic growth.
During the luncheon, Miller, who was selected as CCC’s First Team member, was presented with a legislative resolution, a certificate, a medallion and a $1,000 scholarship sponsored by CCC.
Wiley, CCC’s Second Team member, was presented with a legislative resolution, certificate and medallion.
CCC President Dr. Valmadge Towner and PTK Advisors Patricia Furdge and Adrian Allen were all in attendance to show their support for the Tigers.
The All-Mississippi Academic Team, begun in 1994 as the first state-level academic recognition program for community and junior college students, recognizes the scholarly achievements and leadership accomplishments of students enrolled in community and junior colleges across the state.
Sponsored by the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges, the Mississippi Community College Board, The Clarion-Ledger and Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society, the award is widely recognized as one of the most prestigious academic honors for community college students.