Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 24, 2008


• Vicksburg students selected as members of the Hinds Community College homecoming court were Lacie Wells, sophomore, and Laquita Wells, freshman. They will be presented during halftime ceremonies Thursday during the football game vs. Jones County Junior College.

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• Aimée D. Brown Williams was named to the dean’s list for the Summer 2008 session at both the University of Southern Mississippi and William Carey University. She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in nursing and was elected secretary for the USM chapter of Psi Chi national psychology honor society. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from USM in 2007 with a minor in forensic science. She is the daughter of Verná V. Brown of Diamondhead and Vicksburg and Dennis M. Williams of Topeka, Kan., formerly of Vicksburg. She is the granddaughter of Eunice “Charlie” and Estella M. Brown and the late Arthur Williams and Luella Williams, all of Vicksburg.


• National Association of Junior Auxiliaries Inc. is accepting applications for its Graduate Scholarship Program. Applicants must be pursuing graduate-level studies for one year in fields which address the special needs of children and youth — counseling, psychology, mental development, special education, speech pathology, remedial skills, hearing impaired and gifted. Instructions and application forms are available through Feb. 1 at www.najanet.org.

Upcoming events

“Bovina Elementary Night” — 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, McAlister’s Deli.

Facilitator’s Leadership Workshop — Oct. 1-3 at Hinds Community College’s Eagle Ridge conference Center; for those wanting to become a change agent within their profession, organization or community; co-sponsored by Pacific Crest, an educational consulting and publishing company; cost, $550 per person, includes registration, materials and continental breakfasts and lunches; participants can receive 1.5 continuing education units for a $25 additional fee; Jane Flowers, 601-629-6850 or jlflowers@hindscc.edu for more information.

Mississippi College Family Weekend — For parents and students, Oct. 3-5 at the Clinton campus; cost, $20 for adults,$15 for ages 6-12 and free for those 5 and under; price includes dinner on the Quad, college T-shirt and football game ticket; activities will include water volleyball, student talent show, tailgating, lectures, more; student development coordinator Joseph Odenwald, 601-925-3248 or odenwald@mc.edu for more information.

Hinds Community College Rankin Campus Info Night — For prospective college students and parents, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Rankin campus in Pearl; adult recruiter Shane Brown, 601-857-3431 for more information.