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Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 2, 2009

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Honor rolls

Local students named to the Alcorn State University honor roll are: president’s list — Tesfayesus Alemu, Gerald Bynum, Alicia Graves, Roberta Laing, Betty Mace, Segunna Mixon, Francis Mwaniki, Brittany Prowell, James Smith and Maranda Younger; dean’s list — Madhu Aditya, Adora Alexander, Adote Alipoe, Alisha Allen, Ezra Anderson, Monique Anderson, Brittany Banks, Keyston Beamon, Ashley Benard, Letha Bobb, Jason Brewer, Jason Bright, Artracia Brown, Janet Brown, Kourtney Brown, Sylvia Brown, Warner Buxton, Brandy Cessna, Mandy Cessna, Desarai Chiplin, Jasmine Coffie, Tiffany Coffie, Corey Cooper, Conseatta Drake, Rebekah Drake, Laquendra Epps, Shalonda Fox, Dwayne Griffin, Michelle Haggan, Jacqueline Hall, Krystal Hamlin, Rena Henderson, Tavia Hess, Adam Huell, Patrice Johnson, Willie Johnson, Corey Julian, Ra’Shaude Kenney, LeErica Knight, Brandy Martin, Tiara Maxey, Shirrie McDonald, Kenyetta Miller, Jonathan Nash, Justin Nash, John Qualls, Artissia Reaves, Jason Ross, Sarah Ross, Alexis Smith, Angela Smith, Latanya Smith, Dwayne Stewart, Megan Sullivan, Gregory Thomas, Jherrod Thomas, Melanie Wells, Debra White, Shayla White, Wardell Whittaker, Shalonda Williams, Brittany Wilson, Latasha Winston, Jalessa Wright and Stephanie Wright.

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• Dr. Jami Adrianne Smith of Vicksburg has graduated with a Doctor of Health Education degree from A.T. Still University’s School of Health Management in Kirksville, Mo. The title of her dissertation was “Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) Palliative Care by Critical Care Nurses.” She received a Master of Science in nursing degree from Regis University in Denver, Colo., and a Bachelor of Science in nursing degree from University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Dr. Smith has accepted a faculty position at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas, and will be teaching undergraduate nursing students beginning in January. She is the daughter of James and Sherry Smith and the granddaughter of Dorothy M. Warren and the late Wilbert H. Smith and the late Emma L. Smith and John L. Smith, all of Vicksburg. 

Upcoming events

• How to Get Into College — Free workshop, 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday; Hinds Community College, Vicksburg Branch auditorium; 601-629-6850 for information.

• Big Blue Band Winter Bash — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Warren Central High School; pie throw, dunking booth, pictures with Santa, kids’ activities, food and drinks, cow patty contest and raffles; to benefit band expenses and trip to New York.

• Warren Central High School Singe Feast — 7 p.m. Dec. 10-12, Madrigals’ dinner theater; tickets, $25, include meal; 601-631-2916 to make reservations.

• Youth Health Summit — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 12 for ages 12-18; Greater Grove Street Church, 2715 Alcorn Drive; topics include peer pressure, drug and alcohol abuse, abstinence and safe sex, HIV and sexually transmitted diseases; parental consent is required; sponsored by Vicksburg Alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority; Nellie Beard, 601-636-4175, or Joyce Blue, 601-218-7880 for forms or more information.

• LSAT Review Course — 6-10 p.m. Jan. 12, 14 and 19 at Mississippi College; cost, $249; registration deadline is Jan. 6, 2010; 601-925-3263 or www.mc.edu/academics/ce for a registration form or more information.

In brief

SCHF seeking youths for River Kids class

Registration has begun for the spring session of River Kids, the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation’s free after-school art program.

Accepted will be 60 students in first through sixth grades for the class, which will begin Jan. 28. Sessions will be from 3:45 to 5 p.m. each Thursday.

Accredited educators Karen Biedenharn and Kathy Gibson will plan and teach each class.

Call the SCHF at 601-631-2997 or e-mail info@southernculture.org.