Welcome to The Charles Pickering Honors Institute

Welcome to the Charles Pickering Honors Institute at Jones County Junior College. Congratulations on your admission into our program and on your excellent record of academic accomplishment. You are a very select group of students and we are pleased that you have chosen to continue your education at Jones.

You will find that the Honors Institute is here to challenge you to go beyond the ordinary ideas about school, your own expectation, and yourself. You will be stretched to become an independent learner and to become a leader. The Honors Institute is also a place where you will find the necessary assistance and encouragement and a place where you will develop life-long friendships.

Jones has a reputation for excellence in so many areas across the campus. You will find that the Honors Institute will build the same reputation for quality. However, the primary focus will be on developing you. We want to prepare you to be successful as you go through life. We want you leading the way. Together we will from a partnership to help you realize your dream.

As you continue the journey that you have begun, know that we are here to help you. Once again, congratulations and welcome to the Charles Pickering Honors Institute.

Mission Statement

The Charles Pickering Honors Institute at Jones County Junior College is committed to educating the leaders of tomorrow by providing students with superior opportunities for academic, social, and personal growth in an environment that encourages critical thinking, intellectual discovery, and excellent teaching. The program will continue to prepare students through classroom instruction and a variety of extracurricular activities as they complete their educational goals in preparation for their roles as leaders in society.

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