Chad McKnight

“I decided to attend MGCCC because it made me feel like I was at home,” he said. “I had heard many great things about the school from friends, and Gulf Coast is known for its excellent soccer program. I mean, we have the best coach in Mississippi, Coach Handy! Going to a good school, playing for the best team in the MACCC, plus I already had friends at Perk. Top all of that with meeting so many new people. It doesn’t get any better than that! Gulf Coast has lived up to all of my expectations!”

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Emma Mauffray

I attended Bulldog Day my senior year of high school and instantly fell in love with MGCCC,” she said. “After being involved in several of the college’s organizations, and having great learning experiences, I can confidently say that going to Gulf Coast for my first two years of school has been one of the best things I could have done for myself.

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Mike Fix

After my time in the military, I became a truck driver but wasn’t very happy being away from home all the time,” he said. “I decided to do something about it and go back to school. I wanted to show my children that it is never too late to try a different route in life and that you should never stop learning. I want to be the best role model I can to them.”

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Joshua Watson

“So many people don’t realize the opportunities for scholarships available to them when they attend a community college,” he says. “Through PTK and with transfer scholarships offered by various universities, and with the low cost of attending community college, you can actually complete your education with little or no student debt. Considering I have many years of college to go, that’s an opportunity I couldn’t pass up!”

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Kelonda Terry

I discovered my college family when I started at Gulf Coast. I have met the best people – fellow students, awesome instructors and college staff. They have made me feel at home, have supported me as I work toward my personal goals of managing my own business and brand.

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