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Four Grenada students inducted into the Holmes Hall of Fame

Each year, Holmes Community College faculty and staff members select the winners for the prestigious Hall of Fame. This year, the Hall of Fame inductees from the Grenada Campus included: Eli Black of Grenada, Karlee Luke of Eupora, Kevion McGee of Grenada and Olivia Pharr of Charleston.

Eli Black

Black, a psychology major, is a Dean’s List scholar and Bain and Corey Scholarship recipient. On campus, he is active as an Ambassador and member of Phi Theta Kappa honor society. Black has volunteered on campus with the Grenada Food Pantry. After graduation from Holmes, he plans to attend Mississippi College to earn a bachelor’s degree before pursuing his master’s and doctorate at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Karlee Luke

Luke, a nursing major, is president of Phi Theta Kappa. She is also an Ambassador, Student Government Association member and Baptist Student Union members. Some of Luke’s honors include making it on the President’s List, receiving the Fine Arts Award, being voted a Sophomore Homecoming Maid and receiving the ACT Scholarship.

She has volunteered at the annual Hope Outdoors Banquet the past three years, and she helps organize and fill the Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes each year at her church. After graduating from Holmes in May, Luke plans to return in the fall of 2023 to begin the Associate Degree Nursing program.

Kevion McGee          

McGee, a meteorology major, is vice president of leadership for Phi Theta Kappa, a Dean’s List scholar and a member of the Holmes choir. He is also a Writing Center tutor who won second place for his short story in the Creative Writing Contest. McGee has volunteered at Providence Living Center in Grenada. Upon graduation, he plans to attend Mississippi State University and complete his Bachelor of Science in professional meteorology.

Olivia Pharr

Pharr, a secondary English education major, is a member of Phi Theta Kappa and the Holmes Choir. She is also a Writing Center tutor, President’s List scholar and winner of the Poetry Award for the Creative Writing Contest. Pharr enjoys volunteering at her church, as well, where she has taught the youth at certain functions. She has also taught art and music, and she has helped organize a book drive for a school teacher’s classroom library. Upon graduation from Holmes, she plans to transfer to the University of Mississippi to complete her degree in education.


IN THIS PHOTO: Pictured are the 2023 Grenada Campus Hall of Fame inductees. They are (left to right) Kevion McGee, Olivia Pharr, Karlee Luke and Eli Black.

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