Greg Durrell

Greg Durrell

Long before he became a member of the Hinds Community College Foundation Board of Directors, Jackson architect Greg Durrell was already a friend of Hinds.

Percy Thornton

Percy Thornton

Percy Thornton, owner of Southern States Utility Trailer Sales, didn’t attend Hinds Community College after serving a stint in the military, but he has become a devoted admirer of the college.

Malcolm and Fredna Cockerham Endowed Scholarship

Malcolm and Fredna Cockerham Endowed Scholarship

When Malcolm (1956) and Fredna Cockerham settled into retirement in 2000, they moved to a small farm near Terry and began visiting Malcolm’s alma mater more frequently. “The Cockerham family shares a history with Hinds,” said Malcolm, a 38-year employee of the U.S. Forestry Service. “My parents and two first cousins were students in the early 1930s, and my brother in 1960.”

Candace McKenzie

Candace McKenzie

Candace McKenzie (2019) in 2020 became editor-in-chief of The Purple & White, the campus newspaper of Millsaps College, and was selected to receive the Emerging Reporter Fellowship by online news outlet Mississippi Today.