A story about a special little girl with an extra extraordinary imagination will unfold when Meridian Community College's Arts & Letters Series presents Matilda Jr. on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 22 and 23.
Brand, an alumna of the College, appeared on the MCC Today show set, speaking about her journey as Miss Mississippi and her platform as well as other topics.
Reflecting on the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Hon. Sumeka C. Thomas stressed the importance of speaking up in times of injustice when she presented the keynote address at MCC's MLK Celebration program.
Meridian Community College has received a $25,000 grant from The Women's Foundation of Mississippi for a new program, Connect2MCC, geared to help female two-generation students.
Anne Lacy Johnson, Meridian Community College speech instructor and interim fine arts division chair, is MCC's Humanities Teacher of the Year.