High school students tour PRCC career-tech programs

POPLARVILLE, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from PRCC

POPLARVILLE - More than 500 high school students previewed Pearl River Community College's career-technical programs Thursday, Feb. 27.

The students, many of them enrolled in career, technical or allied health programs in high school, picked three programs to visit during the conference - machine shop, construction, electrical, heating and air conditioning, utility lineman, heavy equipment, truck driving, early childhood education, cosmetology, barbering, instrumentation, electronics, business office systems, health-care data, health information, criminology, marketing and management, drafting, computer networking, allied health and practical nursing.

Participating school districts were Bay/Waveland, Forrest County, Forrest County Agricultural High School,  Hancock County, Hattiesburg, Jefferson Davis, Laurel, Marion County, Pearl River Central, Petal, Picayune and Poplarville.

After the tours, the high school students enjoyed a pizza lunch at Dobie Holden Stadium.