Thursday, March 20, 2014

ECCC Alumni Board Making Plans for 2014 Activities

The East Central Community College Alumni Board recently held its spring semester meeting on the Decatur campus. Topics of discussion included the annual MS Community College Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, scheduled Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at the Muse Center on the Rankin County campus of Hinds Community College. 

Former basketball standout Evelyn “Snoopy” Bender of Newton will represent ECCC in this year’s prestigious group of former standout athletes and coaches. Plans are under way for the 13th Annual Warrior Golf Classic, set for Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the Dancing Rabbit Golf Club. The four-person scramble will be held on the Oaks Course. Activities are also being planned for the 2014 Homecoming, which will be held Saturday, October 11. A list of reunion groups to be honored will be announced at a later date. 

Seated from left are Dr. Stacey Hollingsworth, executive director for Foundation and Alumni Relations; Ann Burkes of Decatur, Newton County representative; Cheryl L. Comans of Cleveland, Out-of-District representative; Jeanette Beevers Thrash of Decatur, Association vice president; and ECCC staff members Sherri Cliburn, 2013-14 Faculty Club President, Amanda Walton, career-technical counselor; and Dr. Teresa Houston, vice president for instruction. Standing from left are Pete Lucovich of Carthage, Leake County representative; Bruce Lee of Louisville, Winston County representative; Bart Gregory of Starkville, Out-of-District representative; Harvey Trapp of Decatur, Newton County representative; Dr. Bob Tom Johnson of Forest, Association past president; Dr. Randall Lee, ECCC vice president for student services; and ECCC President Dr. Billy Stewart. Dr. Stewart also addressed the group and provided an update of college events and activities. (EC Photo)