East Mississippi Community College’s annual Awards Day ceremony on the Scooba campus took place April 27. The Outstanding Fellowship of Christian Athletes Students are, from left, Jadaisha Harrison, Wesley Sides and Joshua Aka.

April 28, 2022

Nearly 100 East Mississippi Community College students were recognized during the Awards Day ceremony on the Scooba campus Wednesday, April 27.

Students were recognized by instructors and administrators in a ceremony in the Stennis Hall auditorium. Award winners included:

Outstanding Piano Student: Celina Sistrunk

Outstanding Music Theory Student: Celina Sistrunk

Outstanding Music Theater Student: Mya Halbert

Outstanding Choral Student: Quatez Jackson

Outstanding Reflections Student: Jada Scarbrough

Outstanding Forestry Technology Student: Travis Dean

Outstanding Anatomy Student: Savannah Mitchell

Outstanding Mortuary Law Student: Joel Hernandez

Outstanding Funeral Service Arts Student: Candace Seals

Outstanding Funeral Service Sciences Student: Macy Yarbrough

Outstanding American (US) History I Student: Anna Lauren Bain

Outstanding American (US) History II Student: Megan A. Williams

Outstanding Introduction to Sociology I Student: Keyshawn M. Lawrence

Outstanding Principles of Marketing Student: Malik Hibbler

Outstanding Marketing Management Student: Nathaniel Carroll

Outstanding Trigonometry Student: Cleveland Wade

Outstanding Western Civilization I Student: Ian A. Dillon

Outstanding World Civilizations Student: Ezekial D. Smoot

Outstanding Western Civilization II Student: Collin B. Paul

Outstanding Public Speaking Student: Nathaniel White

Outstanding General Biology I Student: Coby S. Holmes

Outstanding Principles of Biology I Student: Layla Markay Temple

Outstanding Student in American Literature: Kaitlyn Hairston

Outstanding Ceramics I Student: Mikayla Vanderpool

Outstanding Drawing Student: Glenn Draper III

Outstanding Design Student: Tonisha Sanders

Outstanding Art Appreciation Student: Trinity Nash

Outstanding Human Growth and Development Student: Haley M. Freeman

Outstanding General Psychology Student: Celeste Study

Outstanding Electrical Technology Student: Avery Q. Clayton

Outstanding Utility Lineworker Student: Matthew Austin Byrd

Outstanding Principles of Biology II Student: Isabel Lena Brabham

Outstanding Fellowship of Christian Athletes Students: Jadaisha Harrison, Joshua Aka and Wesley Sides

Outstanding Anatomy and Physiology I Student: Carley Rae Martin

Outstanding Anatomy and Physiology II Student: Bianca L. Rush

Outstanding College Algebra Student: Carley Rae Martin

Outstanding Spanish I Student: Isabel L. Brabham

Outstanding Accounting II Student: Coby Holmes

Outstanding Accounting I Student: Collin B. Paul

Outstanding Calculus I and II Student: William Braxton Miller

Outstanding Music Appreciation Student: Layla Temple

Outstanding Statistics Student: Collin Bruce Paul

Outstanding Band Student: Eli Sanders

Outstanding Brass Band Student: Josh Thomas

Outstanding General Chemistry I Student: Meleah Pogue

Outstanding General Chemistry II Student: Sarah Martin

Outstanding College Algebra with Intermediate Algebra Student: Jadasha Harrison

Outstanding Ophthalmic Technology Student: Aysia Houston-Smith

Outstanding British Literature I Student: Kayla Nelson

Outstanding British Literature II Student: Coby Holmes

Outstanding Traditional Grammar Student: Cameron Boone

Outstanding Welding Technology Student: Anthony Brooks

Outstanding Welding Technology Student: Justin Bailey Pilgrim

Outstanding Percussion Student: Josiah Jordan

Outstanding American National Government Student: Collin Paul


Student Government Association: Lindsey Higginbotham, Meagan Lomen, Raychel Smith, Darby Kinney, Kaylee Little, Megan Williams, Cameron Boone, Cash Wilson, Chloe Godwin, Cordell Henson, Peyton Dawkins, Eurasia Thornton, Sanna Hathorn, Tykerria Jones, Yasmien Brooks

Student Ambassadors: Eli Sanders, Darby Kinney, Wesley Sides, Happy Shields, Nathan White, Mya Halbert, Tykerria Jones, Peyton Dawkins, Raychel Smith, Jordan Gully, Megan Williams, Lindsey Higginbotham, Kaylee Little, Cash Wilson, Chloe Godwin, Kaitlyn Hairston, Zipphoria Henderson, Braxton Miller, Cameron Boone, Joslyn Broome-Tucker, Jackson Cook, Bianca Rush, Kristyn Scarbrough, Scott Mendez, Breonna Rogers, Inecia Lobby

Phi Theta Kappa Officers: Tykerria Jones, president, Kayla Nelson, Morgan Moody, Megan Williams, Bianca Rush, Mya Halbert

Phi Theta Kappa Order of the Golden Key: Morgan Moody

Phi Theta Kappa All-Mississippi Academic Team: Kayla Nelson (first team), Morgan Moody (second team)

Phi Theta Kappa Coca-Cola Bronze Scholar: Kayla Nelson