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Northrop Grumman recognized with Manufacturing Leadership Awards

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been recognized by the National Association of Manufacturers with Manufacturing Leadership Awards for three of its aircraft manufacturing capabilities. The cutting-edge capabilities harness metadata, analytics, and virtual and augmented reality in multiple Northrop Grumman manufacturing programs. The company was recognized for the following technologies: The assembly metadata integration project extracts quality data from automated systems on ...

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Steve Martin hired as commissioner

The Mississippi Community College Board (MCCB) has hired Steve Martin to serve as Commissioner of Mississippi Community College Athletics and Affiliated Activities. He replaces Jim Southward who retired in December after working at the MCCB for 16 years. Martin’s appointment is effective April 1, 2019. Martin has an extensive background in athletics, both as an administrator and an athlete. He ...

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MAPA recognizes top Mississippi asphalt projects

The Mississippi Asphalt Pavement Association (MAPA) recently held an awards ceremony at its annual Quality Asphalt Conference to honor members for their work to improve Mississippi’s transportation system. Award categories and winners are: Best Local/Commercial Paving – ADCAMP, Inc., Flowood, for Stribling Road in Madison County Best Mill and Overlay – APAC-Mississippi, Inc., for U.S. Highway 72 in Tishomingo County ...

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Turner appointed to technician at TEC

TEC announced the appointment of William Turner as Technician at TEC in Bradford, Tenn. Turner will be responsible for the installation and repair of company products and services. Turner resides in Greenfield, Tenn., with his wife, April and son, Blaine.

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Brock to serve on Mississippi Young Bankers Council

Oxford banker Lucius Brock has been elected to the Executive Council of the Mississippi Young Bankers, a section of the Mississippi Bankers Association. Since 1950, Mississippi Young Bankers has been active in providing leadership development activities, supporting financial literacy programs of the MBA and its member banks. MYB members are involved in administering scholarship programs for high school and college ...

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McNeal recognized at Ameriprise Financial

Eddie McNeal, CFP, CRPC, a Private Wealth Advisor with Wellspire Financial Group, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. in Starkville, has qualified for the company’s Circle of Success annual recognition program and will be honored for this achievement this year. McNeale has 30 years’ experience with Ameriprise Financial.

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Mississippi State Hospital employees honored for service

Mississippi State Hospital honored employees with March anniversaries for their years of service to the hospital. Service awards are given to MSH employees in the month of their date of hire, beginning with one year and followed by every fifth anniversary year. Employees receive a Certificate of Appreciation and a Service Award Pin. The program is sponsored by Friends of ...

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Anderson appointed to customer relations at TEC

TEC is announced the appointment of Druezilla Anderson as customer relations representative at TEC of Jackson, Inc. Anderson will be responsible for assisting with promoting, marketing, selling and supporting of TEC products and services. Anderson resides in Jackson with her husband, Derrick. Anderson has two daughters, Tamica and Kimberly, son, Darius and 9 grandchildren.

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2 Mississippians among graduates of leadership program

Trey Chinn and Jhai Keeton are graduates of the the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s pilot Next Generation (NEXTGEN) Young Professional Leadership Program in 2018. Participants receive comprehensive leadership and advocacy training in order to develop leadership competencies that will enable them to become effective civil rights leaders. The inaugural class launched with 150 participants in January ...

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