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Graduation Preparation at PJC-Sulphur Springs

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PJC Student Records Clerk Tarmecia Smith hands a cap and gown last week to sociology major Kayle Woodberry of Clarksville, one of more than 300 students applying to be part of this Friday’s Commencement Ceremony.

After graduation she plans to transfer to Texas A&M University – Texarkana to pursue a career in social work.

The commencement ceremony will be taking place Friday night at Noyes Stadium in Paris.

Social distancing is being practiced in ways shown, but not limited to, the photo shown above.

For information about enrollment and scholarship opportunities at the PJC Center, call 903-885-1232. To apply to PJC, go to or email [email protected].

Paris Junior College — located in Paris, Texas, about 100 miles northeast of Dallas — has been a part of the Lamar County community since 1924.

Paris Junior College offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degrees, as well as Certificates of Proficiency in technical/workforce fields. The college has expanded its academic curriculum through the years to encourage associate degree and university transfer candidates. Since establishing its first vocational program — jewelry and watchmaking in 1942 — the college has been aggressive in adding technical/workforce programs that will benefit students entering the workforce.

The campus of 54 tree-shaded acres includes 20 major buildings and residence halls and provides students a unique and pleasant environment for learning.

Paris Junior College also operates centers in Sulphur Springs, Texas, and in Greenville, Texas.


To be the educational provider of choice for the region.


Paris Junior College is a comprehensive community college serving the region’s educational and training needs while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of our diverse community.

Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs welcomes students
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Author: Ross LaBenske

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