HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Five distinguished graduates of Pearl River Community College were honored in a special ceremony Thursday night.
They were inducted into the college's 2015 Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Southern Oaks and Gardens.
The inductees come from the fields of government service, the armed forces, education and politics.
"They've had outstanding careers and achieved a lot, both for themselves, their families and for society as well," said Dr. William Lewis, president of PRCC.
They include John Hall, a retired director of the Financial Service Division of the U.S. Dept. Of Agriculture's National Finance Center, Dr. Carole Holden Lund, a retired director of graduate nursing at Southeastern Louisiana University, Maj. Gen. Ike Pylant, retired assistant adjutant general for the State of Mississippi, Dr Mike Walters, former superintendent of Petal Schools, and the late Martin T. Smith, attorney and state senator.