Students in East Mississippi Community College’s Adult Education Launch Pad program participated in a graduation ceremony on the college’s Golden Triangle campus on May 30.

May 30, 2024

The Adult Education Launch Pad on East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus conducted a graduation ceremony on May 30 for students who had earned their high school equivalency diplomas.

Thirty-eight students earned their diploma, with the majority of those participating in the ceremony that took place in the Lyceum Auditorium. Brandi Ratliff, a professional development specialist with the Mississippi Community College Board’s Office of Adult Education provided special remarks. The guest speaker was EMCC Vice President of Operations Dr. Paul Miller, who is retiring in about a month.

Director of Adult Education Tshurah Dismuke presented a plaque to Miller in recognition for his contributions to the Adult Education department.

Here is a list of all students who earned their high school diplomas and the counties in which they reside: Jeremy Bowen (Clay), Terrance Brock (Lowndes), Brandon Bushey (Lowndes), Cameron Calvert (Clay), Hartly Campbell (Oktibbeha), Percy Carothers (Clay), Courtney Clay (Oktibbeha), Sunny Coleman (Noxubee), Ashley Cox-Marshall (Clay), Jacob Gore (Webster), Willa Greenan (Clay), Turkessa Harrison (Lowndes), Savannah Hodge (Oktibbeha), Haley Jennings (Lowndes), Allison Johnston (Clay), Destiny Kharma (Clay), Jayden King (Clay), Ezekiel Lambeth (Monroe), Levis Isabel Livingston (Lee), Jacob Marshall (Monroe), Johnathan Martinez (Noxubee), Heather Moore (Webster), Kaydan Neal (Lowndes), Kelsi Owens (Lowndes), Trent Aeden Peacock (Monroe), Eva Peaster (Oktibbeha), Casandra Peden (Winston), Brooke Powers (Oktibbeha), Samuel Puckett (Lowndes), Jose Rodriguez (Lowndes), Lacy Simmons (Lowndes), Miquesha Spencer (Lowndes), Kailey Turner (Oktibbeha), Kari Unruh (Lowndes), Sophia Wala (Lowndes), Kaletha Walker (Clay), Emily Younce (Clay), Lacey Young (Lowndes)