Parish earns highest honors at Jones College

Published 9:42 am Wednesday, August 11, 2021

After studying and working in the Cosmetology clinical lab for the past year, 18 Jones College students have graduated from the Cosmetology Technology Program. During a special graduation ceremony, Grace Bower, Sophie Coxwell, Abby Daughtry, Molly Dyess, Catherine Hunter, Hannah Husband, Elizabeth Jones, Rachael Jones, Breunna McCann, Jeremiah McFarland, Dajah Miller, Janie Parish, Katelyn Reid, Allison Richardson, Evelyn Sullins, Calin Taylor, Bryanna Weems, and Tiffany White earned their Career Certificate of Completion.

Cosmetology instructor, Sylvina Buckley said she is especially proud of this class of graduates for many reasons.

“They have worked hard, overcome challenges related to learning during a pandemic, and have done so well! I am especially proud that almost all of them have already secured a job. I know the last two students will have something shortly!” said Buckley.

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Several students were honored with special recognition at the ceremony. Janie Parish of Prentiss earned the “Top of Class” honor with the highest GPA. Parish is the daughter of Scott and Connie Parish and the granddaughter of Billy and Sally Parish, and Diane Stewart and the late Steve Stewart, all of Prentiss.