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Perfect Attendance Pays Off for Some HCSD Students

Posted Date: 9/12/23 (2:44 PM)

(September 12, 2023) - September is Attendance Awareness Month, and the Harrison County Career & Technical Center is responding to the Mississippi Department of Education's request to help spread awareness and implement programs to reduce student absenteeism and promote attendance. The HCCTC will recognize and reward students with perfect attendance each week in September by holding a drawing for amazing prizes donated by local businesses and community partners. The winners can pick from among the donated prizes, including meal cards, apparel with special logos, VISA gift cards, college swag bags, free yearbooks, and cash.
About 375 students from D’Iberville High, Harrison Central High, and West Harrison High are currently enrolled at the HCCTC. Students who show up for class on time every day each week will be entered in the weekly drawings. Students who do not miss any day of school for the entire month of September will be eligible for the grand prize drawing on October 2nd.
The first drawing was held on Tuesday, September 12. Big congratulations to these lucky students:

• Alondra Flores
• Yasmin Jenkins
• Novalie Vincent
• Vin Hoang
• Brooke Ladnier
• Jamel Rostchild
• Michael Saucier
• Austin Smith
• Trent Broadus
• Amber Ellzey
• Angie Gonzales
• Maya Hardy
• Cody Nguyen
Many thanks to the following businesses, agencies, and schools for donating prizes to support our students:
• Alliston's Apparel & Awards
• Batson & Brown Engineering
• Bernadette Switzer
• Brown Water Banter
• Chick-Fil-A
• Cinemark
• Coca Cola
• D'Iberville High Yearbook Staff
• Duncan Donuts
• Get2College
• Gulf Coast Business Supply
• Harrison Central High Yearbook Staff
• Lakeland Tours
• Mississippi State University
• Neel-Shaffer Engineering
• Newk's
• RPM Domino Pizza
• Taco Sombrero
• Tractor Supply
• Universal Technical Institute
• University of South Alabama
• US Navy
• West Harrison High Yearbook Staff
• William Carey University

Click here for more information about efforts to combat chronic absenteeism in Mississippi schools: MDE recognizing September as Attendance Awareness Month to help combat chronic absenteeism in schools | The Mississippi Department of Education (