Education

Gautier teen one of two Mississippians named National Cyber Scholars

Two Mississippi high school students -- including one from Gautier -- have earned the coveted title of “National Cyber Scholar” after winning a rigorous 48-hour competition designed to evaluate aptitude in combating cyber threats. The winning students are Bridget Foster…

MGCCC students awarded scholarships from Memorial

Memorial held a luncheon today to award MGCCC scholarship recipients through the Memorial Hospital Scholarship Fund. The fund was designed to offer additional pathways to meet the need for trained healthcare professionals in the region. Ten scholarship…

Gulfport names Husley principal at high school

The Gulfport School District would like to introduce Wendi Husley as the new principal at Gulfport High School. Husley is a lifelong resident of the Coast and has served the Gulfport School District for 22 years. She spent her first…

MGCCC named a Center of Excellence for maritime workforce training

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College on Wednesday was named one of 27 Centers of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education. The announcement was made by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration. Hinds Community College also was recognized…

Jackson County School District bond vote fails

Jackson County School District residents took to the polls today for a special election regarding a facility bond. The bond was ultimately struck down. Over 5,000 residents cast their ballots Tuesday evening with over 75 percent of…

MGCCC weighs in on free community college proposal

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden held his first speech before Congress, addressing many topics including a proposal for free tuition for all community colleges. In his proposal, President Biden would spend $109 billion over ten years to make community…