Student, professor bring home trophies from Nashville

JACKSON, Tenn. — A Jackson State Community College student and professor took home trophies on Wednesday.

Photo courtesy of Jackson State Community College

The pair attended the 5th Annual Statewide Outstanding Achievement Recognition Awards, with Mooney earned the Community College Student of the Year, and Mayo earning the Community College Faculty Member of the Year.

“It’s an honor to celebrate each of Tennessee’s outstanding students, faculty, staff at community colleges and TCATs across our state. Our community colleges and TCATs offer a variety of life-changing opportunities for Tennesseans. And these finalists stood out as leaders who have excelled in their communities. Congratulations on this honor and thank you all for your hard work and excellence,” Gov. Bill Lee said in video presented at the dinner.

The awards ceremony was hosted by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

You can read the full news release here.

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