PBHS plans press conference to promote college week


Pine Bluff High School will hold a press conference at 9 a.m. Tuesday during a “Say Go College Week” program.

Participants will include members of the Pine Bluff School Board, Principal Michael Nellums, Mayor Debe Hollingsworth and other officials, career coach Dedric Jones said.

March 4-8 was designated “Say Go College Week” by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. The activities are being held at schools across Arkansas to promote higher education awareness. The project is highlighted by events on high school and college campuses throughout the state.

At Pine Bluff High School, the grand finale will be Friday at 9 a.m. in the McFadden Gym. The official all-school assembly will feature motivational speaker Volney “VP” Parker of Little Rock.

Details: Call (870) 413-9154.