JDCH and PCS Top of Class honored at Jones College

Published 2:32 pm Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Jones College recently hosted WDAM-TV’s annual Top of Class recognition program, honoring the Valedictorians and Salutatorians from 45 high schools in the Pine Belt.

Jefferson Davis County High School Valedictorian Kamora Hawthorne and Salutatorian Amber Bolware and Prentiss Christian School Valedictorian Cody Daley and Salutatorian Nikolaj Stephens participated in this year’s celebration at Jones College.

WDAM-TV news/weather personalities Ellie Davis, Ryan Mahan and Brandy McGill, along with Jones College administrators, Dr. Finee’ Ruffin and Dr. Tessa Flowers were photographed with the area’s valedictorians and salutatorians to commemorate the special event held at Jones College.

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The group of nearly 100 high school students were celebrated with a day of recognition including breakfast, entertainment and inspiring comments from WDAM-TV News Director, Emily Forrester and Jones College President, Dr. Jesse Smith.

The WDAM-TV production crew documented the event to be featured during WDAM-Sunrise at 6:58 a.m., beginning May 6, through June 14, and on the WDAM-TV webpage. WDAM-TV and Jones College are sponsors of this event which honors the academic achievements of the Pine Belt’s top students.

Check here on the WDAM-TV Top of Class website,www.wdam.com/topofclass/ for a schedule of when each high school’s Top of Class video will air on WDAM-TV Sunrise News.