May 12, 2017

East Central Community College student Alaina Barrier of Philadelphia earned a Silver Medal for being the highest ranked role play competitor in the Fast Food and Restaurant Service Management competition at the DECA International Career Development Conference held last month in Anaheim, Calif.

May 9, 2017


These East Central Community College retirees were honored during the college’s end-of-the-year luncheon held Friday, May 5, 2017 in Mabry Memorial Cafeteria. Pictured are (from left) Mary Boulton, director of the Success Center; Polly Mayes, drafting and design technology instructor; and Shelia Stamper, business office clerk. (EC Photo)

May 8, 2017

The East Central Community College baseball will host Mississippi Delta Community College in a best two-of-three National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 first round playoff series Wednesday and Thursday, May 10-11, at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.

Game one of the NJCAA Region 23 series will be Wednesday, May 10, at 6 p.m. Game two is scheduled for Thursday, May 11, at 2 p.m. Game three, if necessary, will follow on Thursday.

May 10, 2017

The No. 8 nationally ranked East Central Community College softball team fell short in the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges State Tournament after dropping consecutive games to No. 1 ranked Jones County Junior College and No. 6 ranked Itawamba Community College. The double elimination tournament was held on the campus of Jones County in Ellisville.

May 5, 2017


Katie McCool of Louisville delivers the commencement address during East Central Community College’s graduation ceremonies held Friday, May 5, at the Neshoba County Coliseum in Philadelphia. (EC Photo)

May 4, 2017

East Central Community College will hold an Open House for students interested in enrolling in its MI-BEST program for fall 2017 beginning at Noon on Monday, June 12.

The event will be held in the Tucker Applied Technology Center on the Decatur campus.

May 4, 2017

East Central Community College will combine fun and learning for another exciting Kids’ College Program for ages 5-12. The annual enrichment program will be held June 19-23 and June 26-30 on the Decatur campus.

Numerous courses are offered each week and the cost is $50 per class. Each participant will receive a Kids’ College T-shirt.

May 4, 2017

Walk-off Home Run Gives East Central Baseball Split with Gulf Coast

East Central Community College’s Cole Prestegard hit a two-out solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning of game two to break a 6-6 tie and give the Warriors a doubleheader split with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Wednesday, May 3, at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.

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