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Rush Health Systems has been recognized by the State Workforce Council with a Best Practices Award, based on a recommendation by Meridian Community College.
MCC and Rush implemented Frontline Leadership, Zig Ziglar Customer Service and Project Management Training/Medical Billing. The programs were taught to Rush employees through MCC's Continuing Education Department.
In the Frontline Leadership program 132 Rush employees representing senior management, directors, operating managers and frontline supervisors were trained in several area, including team-building.
Fifteen employees completed the Train-the-Trainer series under the Zig Ziglar Customer Service Program, and learned to deliver customer service training internally to other Rush employees. More than 200 Rush employees representing The Specialty Hospital of Meridian, admissions and security have received training.
Thirty directors and other personnel participated in the Project Management Training program. The Medical Billing program offered four courses to 24 employees.
ELLISVILLE Area students named to the President's List at Jones Junior College for the spring semester were:
Lauderdale Adrian L. Spidle of Meridian.
Clarke County Jake P. Goodin and Tami N. Partin, both of Enterprise; Freddie J. Parker of Pachuta; Christina L. McLeod, Stephanie L. Stewart and Andrew P. Young, all of Quitman.
Jasper County Maridee M. Brame, Brittany D. Harrington, Michael E. Lee and Michelle L. Windham, all of Bay Springs; Jennifer S. Thornton of Heidelberg; Kelly A. Bower of Laurel; Stephen C. Hand, Joshua G. McNeil, Stuart L. Southwell all of Louin; Joshua A. Cumberland of Soso; Brande M. Hester of Stringer; Steven M. Sanders of Vossburg.
Scott County Robbie E. Durr and Suzanne L. McKay, both of Forest; Justin T. McCaughn of Morton.
Wayne County Breanna L. Cagley, Jennifer R, Crane, Richard B. Smith and Robert K. Wells all of Buckatunna; William J. Stevens of Clara; Jillian C. Baygents of Shubuta; Ashley M. Blackwell, Brittney E. Bruce, Erika D. Clark, Amanda L. Cooley, Kathryn M. Dickerson, Joseph A. Evans, Samantha J. Gardner, Selena M. Hundley, Sherry A Jones, Tina R. Lewis, Charlotte J. McCoy, Ronald R. Repsher, Arthur D. Rowell, Robert M. Shelby, Bobby G. Turner II and Darla F. Walker, all of Waynesboro.
HATTIESBURG Four William Carey College students from Meridian have been named to the Dean's List for the spring trimester: Brandi Beeson, Raymond Carmichael, Karen Napp and Emily Snowden.
DECATUR Newton County Elementary School Talented and Gifted students who recently won creative writing awards were Justin Adcock, Caleb Leach, Kelly Reeves, Lacey Gilmore and Ashley Gressett.
Four Meridian High School graduates have been named scholarship recipients by the Hearty Forties Social Club:
Keila Crenshaw, daughter of Christopher and Catherine Spencer. She plans to attend Rust College and major in broadcast journalism;
Sharelea Hornsby, daughter of Sandra Palmer. She plans to attend The University of West Alabama and major in business;
Rillinda Hudson, daughter of Nolan and Anne Hudson. She plans to attend Hinds Community College majoring in education of the deaf; and
Christina Wiley, daughter of Loletha Wiley. She plans to attend The University of Southern Mississippi and major in biology.

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