Pictured are members of the 2015-16 cheerleading squad at East Central Community College in Decatur. Squad members and their respective high schools include (front row, from left) Aerial Green, Leake Central; Brittney Rawson, Leake Academy; Codi Ballard, Newton County; Shelby Hemphill, Leake Academy; Keri Ann Mayfield, Union; Sydney Keith, Leake Academy; and Megan Miles, Lake; and (back row, from left) Ashton Killen, Neshoba Central; Landon Hutchison, Leake Central; Cole Hodgins, Neshoba Central; Hunter Brown, Leake Academy; Nathan Burns, Leake Central; Thomas Nazary, Leake Academy; Adam Porter, Newton County; Taylor Nazary, Leake Academy; and Joshua Parkman, Lake.
TiAndrea Beasley-Nelson was recently selected Basic Computer Instructor- Twin District Workforce Area at East Central Community College, announced Dr. Billy Stewart, college president.
Prior to joining the ECCC staff, she served as fourth grade mathematics instructor at T.J. Harris Upper Elementary School in Meridian. From 2008 to 2011, she served as a graduate and teaching assistant at Mississippi State University.
She received her bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in instructional technology from Mississippi State University.
East Central Community College freshman goalkeeper Kaitlyn Knuth has been named the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Women’s Soccer Goalkeeper of the Week for the first week of the 2015 season.
Knuth, a product of Collinsville and West Lauderdale High School, played the entire 90 minutes in her first collegiate contest Aug. 21, giving up no goals and making four saves in a 2-0 East Central victory over Meridian Community College.
The East Central women’s soccer team, coached by Gray Massey, is in action again on Thursday, Aug. 27, at 1 p.m. at home in Decatur against Southwest Mississippi Community College.
East Central Community College faculty member Daniele Brock, who provides instruction for the college’s First Year Experience program, was one of five national finalists for the 2015 “Excellence in Online Teaching” award presented by Pearson. Each year, Pearson honors educators who are making a significant contribution to online learning. Nominees were submitted by administrators in K-12 education, higher education and the corporate environment. Pearson is the world’s leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 80 countries working to help people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives through learning. For more information about Pearson, visit Pearson’s website.
The East Central Community College women’s soccer team clamed a 2-0 shutout victory over Meridian Community College Friday afternoon, Aug. 21, while the ECCC men fell to the MCC Eagles 2-1 in two overtime sessions.
The matches played at MCC’s C.D. Smith Field were the season openers for both ECCC squads.
The Warriors fell in a heartbreaker in the opening match at Meridian when MCC’s Jordan Walton scored his second goal of the game at the 104th minute to break a 1-1 tie and give the Eagles a 2-1 victory in double overtime.
Freshman midfielder Devon Pitts out of George County High School scored ECCC’s only goal in the first half off a corner kick, with the assist from Omar Gutierrez of Mooreville High School and Chase Hughes of Southeast Lauderdale High School.
In the women’s matchup, East Central scored a goal in each half for the 2-0 win. Freshman forward Presley McLemore from Brandon High School and sophomore forward Tamia Cavett of Murrah High School netted goals for East Central.
The East Central men’s soccer team is back in action Tuesday, Aug. 25, when they travel to Wesson to take on Copiah-Lincoln at 6:30 p.m. The women’s and men’s teams will host Southwest on Thursday, Aug. 27, in Decatur. The women will face off at 1 p.m. and the men at 3 p.m.
The East Central Community College Warriors open the 2015 football campaign Thursday, Aug. 27, when they host the Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans at 6:30 p.m. in Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus. Admission is $7.
If you can’t watch the Warriors play in person, listen on the radio or watch new live stream video this season.
All nine games, home and away, will be broadcast live on the radio at WKOZ 98.3 “The Groove”. The radio broadcasts will also be streamed online at the ECCC website at www.eccc.edu and at www.kicks967.com.
New this year will be live video streaming of all five East Central Community College home football games. The high definition video and streaming audio can be found at www.eccc.edu or www.kicks967.com.
Longtime Warrior play-by-play announcer Melvin Wooten and color analyst Gilbert Barham will call the action.
MaxxSouth Sports will broadcast East Central’s first three home games on tape delay and available to those who have cable television service through MaxxSouth Broadband.
Back this year is the Mississippi JUCO Football Scoreboard Show, which will air each Thursday night from 10 to 11 p.m. on SuperTalk Mississippi radio stations in the following areas: Corinth (94.3), Delta (96.9), Golden Triangle (100.9), MS Gulf Coast (103.1), Hattiesburg/Jackson (97.3), Laurel (99.3), Meridian (103.3), North MS (93.7), Southwest MS (102.1) and Tupelo (102.9). The show will air for nine consecutive weeks beginning Aug. 27 and ending Oct. 22.
Also again this year, the 30-minute Inside Mississippi JUCO Football show will be televised every Wednesday at 10 p.m. on Mississippi Public Broadcasting. Twelve shows will air beginning Sept. 2 and concluding Dec. 9.
Adjunct faculty members at East Central Community College for 2015-16 include (front row, from left) William Miles of Morton, Peggy Clayton of Meridian, Angela Boatner of Philadlephia, Chafony Poole of Newton and Christian Scott of Clinton; (second row, from left) Tammie Fitzgerald of Little Rock, Gwendolyn Barron of Philadelphia, Dr. Rose Eason Brown of Heidelberg, Rhonda Morrow of Meridian and Lisa Blanset-Addy of Decatur; (third row, from left) Scott Vaughn of Decatur, Zach Kilpatrick of Polkville, Laura Reinstatler of Meridian and Denise Keller of Philadlephia; and (back row, from left) Jason Fisher of Laurel, and Jody Chaney and Jason McElhenney, both of Union. For more information on the College’s academic offerings, contact Dr. Teresa Houston, vice president for instruction, 601-635-6202 or e-mail email@example.com.
Adjunct online instructors at East Central Community College for 2015-16 include (front row, from left) James Lamoreaux and Barbara Bishop both of Meridian; Gertta Biggs of Pass Christian, Deanna Rush of Union and Terry Pollard of Madison; and (back row, from left) Carson Atwood of Ellisville, Jay Pacelli of Brandon, Dr. Bob Schwanebeck and Michele Smith, both of Meridian; and Dr. Jon Martin of Union. For more information on the College’s academic offerings, contact Dr. Teresa Houston, vice president for instruction, 601-635-6202 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dual Credit instructors at East Central Community College for 2015-16 include (front row, from left) Kim Fisher of Edinburg, Angela Holdiness of Philadelphia, Melanie Hamrick of Lake, Joan Grimes of Lake and Glenda Massey of Union; (second row, from left) Marc McCool of Louisville; Alexa Ferguson of DeKalb, Misti McDaniel of Philadelphia, Clancy Hamrick of Union and Glenda Cater of Decatur; (third row, from left) Carol Higginbotham of Louisville, Hillary Hancock of Philadelphia, Carolyn Lindley of Ackerman and Paula Stokes of Louisville; and (back row, from left) Travis Dixon of Lexington, Mandy Sessums Feasel and Brian Norman, both of Union; and Chad Bond of Hickory. For more information on the College’s academic offerings, contact Dr. Teresa Houston, vice president for instruction, 601-635-6202 or e-mail email@example.com.
Pictured are members of the 2015 women’s soccer squad at East Central Community College in Decatur. Team members and their respective high schools include (first row, from left) manager Chris Yarbrough, Florence; goal keeper, Toni Lowe, Gautier; midfielders Gabby Stapp, West Harrison, and Kenzie Jenkins, McLaurin; defender Brianna Scobey, Corinth; midfielders Allie Turner, Horn Lake, and Megan Parrish, Pascagoula; forward Presley McLemore, Brandon; defender Kayla Anderson, Florence; and manager Dalton Wilson, Horn Lake; (second row, from left) manager Khyla Jones, Laurel; forward Carrissa Stevenson, Harrison Central; defender Maggie Luke, Newton County; midfielder Piper Wallace, Harrison Central; forward Tamia Cavett, Murrah; defender Erin Golden, Petal; forward Lacey Field, Lewisburg Central; midfielder Megan Yarbrough, Center Hill; and manager Katherine Moran, Pascagoula; and (third row, from left) assistant coach Kenneth Thompson; forward Kayla Young, Center Hill; defenders Pashien Kelley-Johnson, West Harrison, and Brittany Rasco, Pascagoula; midfielder Mary Kate Collins, Neshoba Central; defender Gabrielle Gross, Lewisburg Central; goalkeeper Kaitlyn Knuth, West Lauderdale; and third-year head coach Gray Massey. Not pictured is manager Darrell Soto, Forest. The East Central Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams both open their seasons Friday, Aug. 21, at Meridian Community College. The men’s teams will take the pitch at 1 p.m., with the women’s teams to follow at 3 p.m. The home opener for the ECCC men’s and women’s teams will be Thursday, Aug. 27, at 1 and 3 p.m. against Southwest Mississippi Community College.