Seasoned engineer designs company her way

February 18, 2012

When Jocelyn Pritchett told her father what she wanted to do with her life, she remembers the flash of panic in his eyes. As a girl growing up in Bellefontaine, a small town in Webster County between Grenada and Starkville, Pritchett spent a chunk of her childhood shadowing her father, a surveyor for the state Forestry Commission. So when it was time to choose a college major at Mississippi State University, Pritchett settled on civil engineering “because it was closest to what my dad did.”|newswell|text|Home|s&nclick_check=1