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Holmes sends 10 to SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

Holmes Community College’s Ridgeland Campus sent 10 students/advisors to the 2023 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference last week in Atlanta.

Leah Rainey took second place in the nation in the Prepared Speech competition.

The remaining students competing included: Sara Beth Hammons (Baking and Pastry), Ethan Oxley (Culinary Arts), Arzelle Spikes (HVAC), Kennedy Lacey (Restaurant Services) and Jacob Lott (Job Skill Demonstration). Each of the students including Rainey had placed first in the Mississippi competition to advance to the national competition.

Attending with the students included: Advisor Peter Hindman, Career Technical Coordinator Allison DeWeese, Chef/Advisor Alexei Harrison and Advisor Heather Mooney.

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Compliance and Institutional Research, Henry B. McClellan Administration Building, Post Office Box 369,
Goodman, MS 39079, Phone: 662-472-9429,

Inquiries regarding compliance with Section 504 and ADA are coordinated by the Disability Student Services
Coordinator, M.R. Thorne Vocational-Technical Building, Room 110, Post Office Box 369, Goodman, MS 39079,
Phone: 662-472-9088,
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