FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                      MARCH 4, 2021

KENANSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA – James Sprunt Community College celebrated Black History Month with a plethora of activities including Black History Daily Facts that were sent out via email to faculty, staff, and students; an art contest open to all students; a trivia contest for students, faculty, and staff; and a special opportunity to wear African attire. These events were coordinated by the Student Government Association of James Sprunt through officers Landen Kennedy and Juanito Hernandez, and SGA Advisor Tonda Clowney.

Art Contest Winners

First Place Winner – David Borja Ponce, Barber School student, “Black Panther” Chadwick Boseman

Second Place Winner ­– Diana Grady, Advertising and Graphic Design student, “Billie Holiday”

Third Place Winner – Shaneka Murphy, Barber School student, “VP Kamala Harris

Fourth Place Winner ­– Patrick Brewer, Advertising and Graphic Design student, “Billie Holiday”

Fifth Place Winner – Brianna Aultman, Advertising and Graphic Design student, “Martin Luther King, Jr.”

Sixth Place Winner – Elizabeth Rackley, Advertising and Graphic Design student, “Will Smith”

Trivia Contest Winners

Students: Mollie Johnson, Laura Spainhour, Jenna Harrell, Shirley Farrior, Jasmin Borja, Jeffrey Jaimes (not pictured), Jeremiah Lyons, Ingrid Velasquez, and Oneyda Mejia Padilla

Molly Johnson
Laura Spainhour
Jenna Harrell
Shirley Farrior

Jasmin Borja
Jeremiah Lyons
Ingrid Velasquez
Oneyda Mejia Padilla

Staff: LaTasha Moore, JSCC Controller; Lee Williams, Coordinator for Upward Bound programs at James Sprunt (not pictured); and Anne Kennedy, Early College Liaison

LaTasha Moore, JSCC Controller
Anne Kennedy

African Attire Participants:

Staff: Nfassory Kake, Math Skills Advisor; and Tonda Clowney, Senior Administrative Assistant to the Associate Vice President of Student Services

Students: Barber School students George Koufie, Jeffrey Baidy, Hugo Sanchez Ramirez, and Lawrence Wilson


For media-related questions, please contact Cheryl Hemric, Director of Marketing and Public Information at (910) 275-6170.

James Sprunt Community College is one of the premier institutions in the North Carolina Community College System. Our college serves more than 5,000 students annually from our Kenansville and WestPark campuses. Learn more at http://www.jamessprunt.edu.


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