Houston duo awarded scholarships





Special to the Chickasaw Journal


HOUSTON – Registration is continuing for GED Prep and English Second Language classes in Itawamba Community College’s five-county district including the Chickasaw County WIN Center in Houston.

The schedule will have the Houston WIN Center offer the classes, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., with instructor Julia Puckett, and Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., with instructor Susan Eldridge.

The GED Prep and ESL classes will also be offered at EXCEL Commons in Okolona, Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon with instructor Larry Davis.

Classes will also be offered at;

Itawamba County - Bethel Baptist Church, Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mary Turner; ICC-Fulton, Tuesday and Thursday, 5-8 p.m., Katie Oliver;

Lee County - ICC Belden Center, WorkKeys Study Lab, Wednesday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Priscilla Trice; ICC Belden Center, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Gloria Wallace, Amanda Dickinson, Joan Walton; ICC Belden Center, Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Susan Savery, Missaha Larabee, Windell Wright, Deanna Duckworth;  Family Resource Center, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 5-8 p.m., Jodie Osbirn, Becky DeVaughn; Word of Faith Ministries, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8-11:30 a.m. and 5:30-8:30 p.m., Linda Ivy; and ESL classes - ICC-Belden, Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Kathy Pippin; and St. James Catholic Church, Monday and Tuesday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mary Stacy;

Monroe County - Amory WIN Center, Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon and 5-8 p.m., Joann Brosky and Laura Lindley; Aberdeen Housing Authority, Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon, Donna White;

Pontotoc County - Pontotoc WIN Center, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m.-noon and Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and 5-8 p.m., Georgia Shocklee, Kathryn Donaldson, Kim Lilly; and ESL class - North Pontotoc Attendance Center, Tuesday and Thursday, 5-8 p.m., Linda Burleson, Susan Russell and Jennifer Wright.

The classes provide an opportunity for students to prepare for the GED test or to learn basic skills in reading, math or writing. There is no charge for the classes. Books and other materials are furnished.

GED testing is scheduled for Mondays and Tuesdays at ICC-Belden. See ICC’s website, www.iccms.edu for scheduling instructions.

For more information, call the ICC-Belden Skills Center weekdays from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at (662) 407-1510.



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