Co-Lin freshmen diesel equipment technology students recently toured Puckett Machinery in Pearl. Those attending were from left, Co-Lin diesel instructor Steven Esch, Justin Tidwell of Oakvale, Clifton Barlow of Brookhaven, Bryce Ballas of Bogue Chitto, Dylan McManus of Hazlehurst, Demarkus Walls of Brookhaven, Jerrey Hannon of Roxie, Samuel Erin of Hazlehurst, Carl Jackson of Roxie, Marcus Minninger of Madison, Miranda Rutland of Monticello, and Alec Rollins of Jayess.

Wesson Chapter inducts 47 students.The National Technical Honor Society encourages and rewards outstanding student achievement in workforce education.The students who have been selected into membership have been recommended by their instructors and have exhibited the qualities of skilled workmanship, honesty, responsibility, leadership, citizenship, and scholastic achievement.

Nissan North America’s Canton facility has donated two vehicles to Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Automotive Technology Program. The two vehicles, a Nissan Frontier truck and a Nissan Xterra, will be used in training students. Pictured are from left, Derek Polk, Nissan Director of Engineering and Maintenance; Jay Huddleston, Thomas Mott, Ken Butler, and James Carter, all Nissan employees and Co-Lin graduates; Blake Oberschmidt, Co-Lin Automotive Technology Instructor; Jeffery Webster, Nissan Director of Human Resources; Patrick Jointer, Charles Evans and Eric Turnage, all Nissan employees and Co-Lin graduates; and Don Stoegbauer, Nissan Director of Truck and Van Trim & Chassis.


Mississippi University for Women Chef Alexei Harrison (right) and MUW culinary student Claire Johnson of Wesson recently visited Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Culinary Arts Technology Program. Culinary students assisted Chef Harrison and Johnson in making King Cakes. Johnson is a former student in the former student in Co-Lin’s Program.

Co-Lin and MUW have a partnership that will allow culinary arts students to receive a bachelor’s degree from The W.  The enhanced Two Plus Two program will provide a seamless transition for Co-Lin associate degree graduates in culinary arts technology to finish their four-year degree at The W.

Rogel Ford of Crystal Springs recently donated a vehicle and parts to Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Automotive Technology Program. Pictured are Blake Oberschmidt, Co-Lin Automotive Technology Instructor (left) and Greg Smith, Rogel Ford Service Manager.