Some of South Mississippi's future community leaders will soon get
some training in business and dining etiquette at The University
of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast.
students of the Junior Leadership Program from Harrison Central
High School will come to the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach Feb.
19 to receive a class in "Business and Dining Etiquette."
The event is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.
of what we will serve them, not only in business situations but
in social situations as well, will give them a feeling of confidence
when placed in a business environment," said Chef Pam Lewis,
senior instructor at the Southern Miss Culinary Arts Academy, who
will be one of the etiquette presenters. Jean Wiesenburg of Hancock
Bank will be the other presenter.
of this kind of etiquette can not be stressed enough.
society we are so caught up in 'technology' that we as educators
or parents forget the importance of simple etiquette," said
Kelli Fore, a Harrison County High School adviser and representative.
"Many of our students are lacking the confidence that is needed
in a formal business atmosphere. Therefore, with the cooperation
of The University of Southern Mississippi, we are working towards
achieving these goals."
Fore also said
that the etiquette session will give her students the opportunity
to learn, as well as demonstrate the appropriate etiquette behavior
that is expected in high- pressure formal settings.
Junior Leadership class began last month and continues until May
4, with a graduation scheduled at the Oasis Spa and Resort in Gulfport.