Harris named new Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration coordinator

Copiah-Lincoln Community College is pleased to announce Betty Jo Harris of Natchez will serve as the new coordinator for the Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration (NLCC).

Harris received both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in history from Northeast Louisiana University (now the University of Louisiana Monroe), and a master’s degree in teaching from the University of Louisiana Monroe. She currently serves as an instructor at Co-Lin’s Natchez Campus teaching World Civilization and American History. Harris also serves as an advisor for the Alpha Alpha Zeta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. Before Co-Lin, Harris was a history teacher at Delta Charter School, River Oaks School, and served as a field researcher at Louisiana Tech University.  

The NLCC is one of the most popular conferences involving literature, history, film, and culture in Mississippi. Held each year in February, this well-known event brings scholars, artists, and authors from all over the country to Natchez to celebrate. The annual conference hopes to increase the public’s opinion and appreciation of the humanities. For more information about NLCC visit www.colin.edu/nlcc.