Thursday, October 24, 2019

2019 ECCC Homecoming Court and 2019 ECCC Homecoming Honorees

Members of the 2019 Homecoming Court at East Central Community College in Decatur included (front row, from left) freshman maids Jasmin Brooks of Collinsville and Savannah Jones of Philadelphia; sophomore maids Kayla Baucum of Newton and Beth Fortner of Port Gibson; queen Parker Breland of Union, sophomore maids Abigail Wells of Noxapater and Alexis Gaines of Newton; and freshman maids Alana McMullan of Decatur and Courtney Gill of Carthage; and (back row, from left) escorts Matthew Riley of Brandon, Walker Johnson of Mantee, Gavin Bailey of Decatur, Caleb McGrew of Meridian, Will Chambers of Forest, Joseph Breazeale of Philadelphia, Joel Hill of Decatur, Andrew Phillips of Decatur, and Jonathan Knight of Vancleave. The queen and her court were presented during halftime of the ECCC vs. Hinds Community College football game Thursday, Oct. 17. (EC Photo)

Receiving special recognition during East Central Community College’s 2019 Homecoming celebration held Thursday, Oct. 17, were (from left) new Athletic Hall of Fame members Barry Irons (Class of 1969) of Philadelphia and Pam Green Hampton (Class of 1987) of Quitman; Alumna of the Year Linda Kelly Shepard (Class of 1969) of Carthage and Alumnus of the Year Randy Cleveland (Class of 1981) of Fort Worth, Texas. Copper etchings of Athletic Hall of Fame honorees will be permanently displayed in Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium and alumni honoree etchings will be displayed in the college’s Memorabilia Room located in Burton Memorial Library. The awards presentations were made during a special presentation in the Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium. (EC Photo)