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Toyota Internship Graduation

Toyota Mississippi held a graduation ceremony for their Spring 2022 Creating Your Future Internship graduates on May 17th at the new Toyota Experience Center in Blue Springs.  Congratulations to PHS senior Kaden Tucker who was one of five high school students completing the 15-week internship program.
Kaden received his Manufacturing Skills Basic Certification from Itawamba Community College, as well as, experienced new hire orientation and gained manufacturing experience in various departments of Toyota Mississippi.
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Base Camp Signing

On May 16th, Pontotoc High School hosted a signing day for students who were accepted into Base Camp Coding Academy in Water Valley.  Sean Ennis, Director of Base Camp Coding Academy. visited the school and signed and offered full scholarships to Jacobe Johnson and Angel Maldonado. These students will be working with real world technologies to learn the fundamentals of coding, app development, and the life and  leadership skills needed to be successful and competitive in the job market, as software developers.
Congratulations to these students!
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Dual Enrollment Opportunities

May 13, 2022
A limited amount of dual enrollment scholarships are available, through ICC and NEMCC, for current 10th and 11th grade PHS students who meet dual enrollment requirements.  These independent study opportunities for college credit are provided through Toyota Wellspring/CREATE and cover the cost of one online college class per scholarship recipient for Fall 2022 in one of the following career interest fields:  Healthcare, STEM, and Hospitality and Tourism.
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Job Genius Celebration

May 10, 2022
Coach Tipler's College and Career Readiness class celebrated their completion of the Job Genius series, which is provided to our students by Express Employment Professionals of Tupelo.
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Teacher Appreciation Week

May 4, 2022
Denise Jara and Jacobe Johnson thanked PHS teachers with breakfast goodies as part of their College and Career Readiness class community service project.

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