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2015-16 | 2016-17

1. (top left) 2018 Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship winners included (left to right) Ashlee Bennett, Lamar Land and Sarah Donahoo.

2. (top right) The recipients of the 2018 M.C. McDaniel Scholarships were (left to right) Slade Allgood, Ashlee Bennett and Miguel Garcia.

3. (bottom) Pictured are the 2018 salutatorians and valedictorians. They are (left to right) Salutatorian Shelby Turner and Valedictorians Derrel Bilsky, Blake Bell, London Steverson, Ana-Claire Edwards, Jonathan Boles, Laura Ann Kelley, Sarah Leflore and Mackenzie Danaher.

Holmes graduates largest class in school history

Holmes Community College held its 90th commencement exercises on May 11 in Frank Branch Coliseum on the Goodman Campus. The Associate of Arts (AA) Ceremony was held at 10 a.m. and the Associate of Applied Science (AAS)/Certificate Ceremony at 2 p.m. This was the largest graduating class in the college's history, with 440 graduating with AA degrees and 334 with AAs or certificates. Read more

The First Flight winner was Team Mitchell Metal Products. The team included (left to right) Brent Telano, Trey Bowman, Dakota Brasher and Zack Faver.

Foundation holds annual golf tournament at Deerfield

Holmes held its annual Foundation Golf Tournament at Deerfield Golf Club in Madison on May 9. Proceeds from the charity event benefited the Holmes Development Foundation, which further supports the college by providing scholarships, instructional equipment, library resources, faculty development opportunities and other activities that enhance the instructional programs of the college. Read more

Pictured is Hallie Murtagh, a sophomore at Holmes Community College who received the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship.

Alumna Murtagh receives Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship

Hallie Murtagh, who graduated from Holmes Community College on May 11, was awarded the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship valued at $30,000 per year for her medical training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson. The daughter of Johnny and Cathy Murtagh, she is a native of Lexington. Read more