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Busy week capped by PJC Commencement, DSA Award

Published or Revised May 08, 2017

DSA Nominees 2017

Nominees for the Distinguished Service Award at Paris Junior College include, from left, Thomas Jeffries, Raven Maxwell, Michael Gunter, Heather Collins, and Mengkheang (Sam) Chek. Announcement of the winner is part of PJC’s Commencement Ceremony, slated for 7 p.m. on Friday, May 12 at Noyes Stadium if the weather is clear or in the Hunt Center if it rains.

This final of the spring semester at Paris Junior College is capped by Commencement and the announcement of the student winning the Distinguished Service Award on Friday, May 12. Several other events are happening as well.

The Distinguished Service Award is the highest honor a PJC student may receive, signifying not only academic strengths but service to the community as well. The five outstanding sophomore nominees are Mengkheang (Sam) Chek of Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Heather Collins of Paris; Michael Gunter of Navarre, Fla.; Thomas Jeffries of Flower Mound; and Raven Maxwell of Cooper.

Tuesday, May 9, is the GED Graduation at 7 p.m. in the Ray E. Karrer Theater. Thursday, May 10, has several events starting with the Jewelry Awards Ceremony in the Ray Karrer Theater at 10 a.m. Also in the Theater will be awards and pinning ceremonies for Associate Degree Nursing at 5 p.m. and for Vocational Nursing at 7 p.m.

PJC Commencement caps the week on Friday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at Noyes Stadium if the weather is clear or in the Hunt Center if it is rainy.

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