Two students from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College won first place at the national SkillsUSA competitions held in Louisville, Kentucky, June 17-23. Karma Cone of Leakesville and Anne-Marie Graham of Richton won the gold medal in Occupational Health & Safety Team category. Both students attend the George County Center in Lucedale.
MGCCC students also won five awards at the Phi Beta Lambda national competitions for career and technical students held in Anaheim, California, June 23-28. Those students include Cara Whittington of Wiggins and Becca Dubuisson of Saucier, second place, Social Media Challenge Team; Darion Aucoin of Baton Rouge, fourth place, Computer Animation; Allison Snell of Saucier, fifth place, Website Design; Braodrick Patrick of Forest, eighth place, Integrated Marketing Campaign; and Ethan Wynn of Saucier, Cara Whittington of Wiggins, Becca Dubuisson of Saucier and Lynn Ashanta Jefferson of Jackson, eighth place, Parliamentary Procedure Team. All PBL winners were from the Perkinston Campus.