Co-Lin Workforce graduates third Electrical Lineman School class

Published 3:00 pm Sunday, June 5, 2022

Twenty-two students recently completed Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Electrical Lineman School. The 16-week training program is offered by the college’s Workforce Education Division.

Following graduation, students demonstrated their skills at a showcase held at the pole yard including attaching lines, climbing poles, and conducting a mock rescue.  The program is a non-credit workforce training program that, when completed, provides graduates with nine credentials: National Electric Codes, National Safety Electric Codes, Multi-Meter, OSHA-10, Forklift, First Aid/CPR, 40-hours climbing, Pole-Top Rescue, and CDL- Class A- License.

Graduates were Keshawn Herring, Tyler Leggett, Keyondray Powell, James Spear and Jordan Stephens of Brookhaven; Noah Allen and Matthew Malone of Wesson; Walt Lowe of Monticello; James Martin of Roxie; Parker Allen of Hazlehurst; Jacob Edmonds of Summit; Malachi Freeman of McComb; Preston Hickman and Dylan Dean of Osyka; Wes Burns of Magnolia; Jarmell Anderson of Fayette; Troy Anderson of Jackson; Clayton Bynum of Seminary; Eli Easterling of Mize; Harris Hauenstein of Laurel; Walker McGuffee of Brandon; and Bo Allen of Lakeland, Tennessee.

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To register for the next Lineman School, contact Co-Lin’s Workforce Education Department at 601.643.8707 or visit