Austin Blaine of Louisville and Rebekah Scitzs of Collinsville were selected Mr. and Miss East Central Community College for the 2018-19 school year by a recent vote of the student body.

Scitzs serves as vice president of student research and webmaster for Theta Xi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges, and is a member of Warrior Corps student recruiters, Students Against Destructive Decisions, EC Students for Life, and Baptist Student Union. She is a cheerleader and member of the Centralettes dance line and participates in College Worship at Clarke-Venable Baptist Church.

She is a Dean’s List scholar and was selected for the Phi Theta Kappa All-Mississippi Academic Team. She plans to continue her education at Mississippi University for Women to complete her bachelor’s degree in nursing.

A graduate of West Lauderdale High School, she is the daughter of Steve and Dianne Scitzs of Collinsville.

Blaine serves as president of Students Against Destructive Decisions, secretary of College Republicans, and secretary of the Student Body Association. He is a member of EC Students for Life and the Environmental Club.

He is a Dean’s List scholar and was an escort on the 2018 Homecoming Court.

He plans to continue his education at Mississippi State University to obtain a bachelor’s degree in education.

A graduate of Winston Academy, he is the son of Glen and Dana Blaine and Sherry Blaine of Louisville.