Meridian Community College student Shontae Russell, right, collects her cap and gown for the Friday, Dec. 13, graduation from Tonya Crenshaw, left, student services secretary, while Russell’s son, Jayden, gives them a helping hand. MCC will hold two graduation ceremonies on Friday; the graduation program featuring candidates from the Associate Degree Nursing Program, Practical Nursing Program and Health Care Assistant Program will begin at 2:30 p.m. The graduation program featuring the remaining candidates from other programs will begin at 7 p.m. Both ceremonies will be held in Downtown Meridian’s Temple Theater for the Performing Arts. Russell, a resident of Meridian, will be receiving her certificate from the Health Care Assistant Program.