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(top photo) Pictured are the SkillsUSA winners from the Ridgeland Campus. They are (front row, left to right) Kasey Bruckner of Madison, Edalit Viveros of Madison, Mayson Reeves of Flora, (back row, left to right) Tyler Thrash of Lena and Hilton Ladner of Madison.

(bottom photo) Pictured are the SkillsUSA winners from the Goodman Campus. They are (front row, left to right) Corey Boone of Canton, Reed Hasty of Benton, Yernita Parham of Sallis, Hallie Westbrook of Pickens, Audrey Elmore of Jackson, Jada Ware of Greenwood, Lyndsey Williams of Kosciusko, (back row, left to right) Welding and Cutting Technology instructor Ben Lewis, Automotive Technology instructor Derrick Rainey, HVAC instructor Jeffrey Cotten, William Montgomery of Bentonia, Michael Hood of Canton, Logan Burchfield of Kosciusko, Jon William Garrett of Goodman, Nathan Cagle of McCool, Mason Harris of Ackerman, Alyssa McLemore of Lexington, Chloe Clark of Ethel, Katelyn Powers of Carthage, Mailey Melton of Yazoo City, Cosmetology instructor Christie Adams, Devin Leal of Bentonia, Engineering Technology instructor Cham Blain and Engineering Technology instructor Will Alexander.

Holmes shines at 2019 SkillsUSA State Conference

The SkillsUSA chapters from Holmes Community College's Goodman and Ridgeland campuses successfully competed in the 2019 SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference held April 8-10. The winners were recognized during a ceremony on April 10 at the Jackson Marriott. Overall, Holmes took home 13 awards: eight from the Goodman Campus and five from Ridgeland. Read more

IN THESE PHOTOS: 
(top left) The judge for the MCCCWA competition in the Fiction Category, (right) award-winning author Michael Farris Smith, is pictured with first place winner, Holmes Goodman Campus student Hayden Mitchell of Kosciusko.
(top right) The judge for the MCCCWA competition in the Literary Essay Category, (right) Belhaven University English Chair Dr. Don Hubele, is pictured with second place winner, Ridgeland Campus student Kamilah Brown of Jackson. 
(bottom) The judge for the MCCCWA competition in the Poetry Category, (right) poet/artist Paula Lambert, is pictured with Honorable Mention winner, Goodman Campus student Amira Wallace of Jackson. 

Not pictured: Devin Ammons of Bentonia.

Holmes hosts 2019 state creative writing workshop, celebrates 7 awards won

Creative writing students from across the state gathered on the Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus on Friday, April 12, to receive their accolades as they were announced winners in the 2019 Mississippi Community College Creative Writers Association competition. During the awards ceremony portion of the workshop, Holmes was recognized with seven awards. Read more

Pictured is Bradford James, a Holmes Community College Grenada Campus sophomore who was awarded the prestigious Lyceum Scholarship from the University of Mississippi.

Grenada student receives prestigious UM Lyceum Scholarship

Holmes Community College sophomore Bradford James, son of Tange and Dan James, recently received the prestigious Lyceum Scholarship from the University of Mississippi. The scholarship provides full resident tuition for two years. James will graduate from Holmes on May 10 and will begin his studies at Ole Miss as an accounting major in the fall of 2019. Read more