POPLARVILLE, MS (WDAM) - More than 600 students participated in graduation ceremonies at Pearl River Community College Friday.
The school hosted two ceremonies, one for career and technical graduates in the morning and another for those getting academic degrees in the afternoon.
“I feel very excited, I’m happy, I’m glad today is the day, so I’m excited, I’m thrilled,” said Amaya McNair, of Hattiesburg, who got her associate in arts degree.
“It’s been amazing, I love it," said Tara Nance, a graduate from Sumrall. “I love the teachers, they’re awesome. They’ve helped me a lot, so it’s been really good, really fun.”
More than 800 students are actually graduating from PRCC this year.