Second year students from welding, automotive, construction, health science, and teacher academy recently took the Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) test at Holmes Community College through a grant from the Kosciusko-Attala Development Authority. The CRC is a certificate that confirms to employers that a potential employee has the basic workplace abilities that all 21st century jobs require. It measures real world skills that are critical in the workplace. The areas tested were reading for information, applied mathematics, and locating information.
A former Kosciusko Whippet football player has earned All-State honors. C’Tavius Williams was named was to Mississippi Association of Community & Junior College (MACJC) 1st team offensive line as a member of the Coahoma Community College Tigers. Williams, a sophomore, graduated from Kosciusko in 2016 and was a part Whippet teams that recorded double digits wins in back to back seasons. Coahoma Football will have a banquet to honor the graduating sophomores on Wednesday Nov. 14, 2017 at 7:30 p.m…. Read More.
The Kosciusko Junior High Beta Club adopted the Operation Christmas Child as one of it’s community service projects for the 2017-2018 school year. Junior Beta members donated over 100 boxes filled with gifts, school supplies, and toiletries for children across the world to receive. Pictured: Junior Beta Club Members Devin Harris, Walt Cooper, Andrew Tate, Katie Moss, and Maicee Coleman.
Hancock 30, Brandon 27 Horn Lake 20, Northwest Rankin 7 Madison Central 31, South Panola 14 Meridian 21, Gulfport 14, OT Pearl 55, St. Martin 14 Petal 42, D’Iberville 28 Starkville 6, Southaven 0 Warren Central 30, Tupelo 13 Class AAAAA= First Round= Brookhaven 39, Wayne County 33 Grenada 33, Germantown 9 Hattiesburg 50, South Jones 0 Lake Cormorant 16, Cleveland 7 Laurel 42, Picayune 35 Olive Branch 21, Vicksburg 6 Stone 24, West Jones 14 West Point 56, Callaway… Read More.
The Choctaw County Chargers traveled to Ruleville Central to face off against the Tigers in a Playoff match-up. The Chargers started things off right in the game with a fumble recovery on the opening kickoff. The Chargers drove the ball down the field ending in a one yard rushing touchdown and 2 point conversion making the score (8-0). The Chargers end the quarter with a interception. The Tigers get a fumble recovery in the red zone from the Chargers in… Read More.
Kosciusko Whippet linebacker McCarvin “Ray Ray” Carter has been named this week’s Autumn Ridge Dental Player of the Game. Carter recorded multiple tackles and tackles for loss in the Whippets’ opening round playoff game against Itawamba AHS. For his performance, Carter was awarded a t-shirt courtesy of Autumn Ridge Dental. Autumn Ridge Dental would like to congratulations to the all Whippets that earned Player of the Game honors during the 2017 football season.
Another Kosciusko Whippet athlete will be moving on to play at a local community college. On Wednesday, KHS soccer player Jake Cockroft signed to play for East Central Community College. Jake is the third Kosciusko Whippet athlete to earn an athletic scholarship this year. Joining Jake at the signing were KHS Soccer Coach Greg Cooper, his parents Scott and Dee Cockroft, and his sister Olivia Cockroft.
The Kosciusko Big Red Band brought earned high honors at the State Marching Championships in Clinton over the weekend. The band took home 2nd place overall in 4A. Other honors include a first place finish in Music Performance, second place for General Effect, and second place for Visual Performance. Congratulations to the Big Red Band on another successful contest season.
Brookhaven 26, West Jones 0 D’Iberville 31, St. Martin 16 Germantown 42, Ridgeland 10 Gulfport 27, Biloxi 14 Hancock 18, Pascagoula 15 Laurel 47, Natchez 14 Madison Central 38, Greenville 6 Neshoba Central 14, Callaway 8 Ocean Springs 28, Harrison Central 27 Okolona 41, Potts Camp 14 Picayune 54, Pearl River Central 0 Smithville 27, Biggersville 6 South Jones 57, Wingfield 22 Starkville 21, Clinton 15 Tupelo 34, Oxford 8 Vicksburg 26, Holmes County Central 6 Warren Central 28, Provine… Read More.
The Whippets play in the first round of playoffs against the Indians in Fulton, Ms. The Whippets went three and out in the first possession. The Indians drove the ball down the field their first drive to end with a field goal making the score (0-3). The next possession the Whippets pushed the ball down the field ending with a rushing touchdown making the score (7-3). Both teams defense played hard in the second making the quarter scoreless. The Whippets… Read More.
The Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center has announced Star Students for the first -nine week grading period.