Alumni

Alumnus of the Year

ill Dunlap (1964) says his introduction to the Hinds family came as a result of a different art form than the one for which he’s now internationally known. “I...
Alumni Service winner makes good by giving back

Alumni Service winner makes good by giving back

en Coomes grew up in Vicksburg as the third-oldest in a family of 12 children. At 14, Coomes went to work and gave his money to his family – the only way they could pay the bills. “My mom used to tell me there were blessings in poverty,” said...

Young Alumnus’ stellar accomplishments began at Hinds

Young Alumnus’ stellar accomplishments began at Hinds

nce upon a time as a little girl, Dr. Christy Granberry Barrick (2005) rode her bicycle on the Raymond Campus. She wasn’t exactly born on the grounds, but Hinds Community College was in her blood from the beginning. She said, laughing, “I grew up...

Honoring the class of 1969 and prior

Honoring the class of 1969 and prior

As part of annual Homecoming activities, Hinds Community College hosted the 50+ luncheon for graduates from 1969 – 50 years ago – and for graduates from prior years on Oct. 2.

First Alumni Tennis Tournament

First Alumni Tennis Tournament

On Saturday, Oct. 5, Hinds hosted its first Homecoming Alumni Tennis Tournament. The mixed doubles event attracted almost 30 players who enjoyed a great day of tennis and fellowship.

Hinds alum adds artistic finishing touch to new tennis center

Hinds alum adds artistic finishing touch to new tennis center

sleek new playing surface and new court windbreakers are what most supporters of the Hinds tennis program will see going forward at the newly minted Cleon McKnight Tennis Center on the Raymond Campus. What they might miss at first glance, however,...

Charvarius Ward
Charvarius Ward

(2015) Ward recorded four tackles as a starting cornerback in Super Bowl LIV for the NFL champion Kansas City Chiefs. Ward, a McComb native, finished his second season with the Chiefs in 2019 with 74 tackles, two interceptions and a forced fumble. In his two seasons...

Daniel Gilbert
Daniel Gilbert

(2012) Gilbert hired by Southern AgCredit as a senior accountant in its administrative offices. Previously, he worked at a CPA firm and in higher education. At Hinds, Gilbert captained the baseball team, making all-state in 2012 as a shortstop, and was part of the...

Shannon McDowell
Shannon McDowell

(1988) McDowell was named a Teacher of the Year for 2019-2020 for Pearl Junior High School, in the Pearl Public School District. She has taught at Pearl Junior High School and is certified in elementary K-6 and English K-12.

Mina Darnell
Mina Darnell

(1986) Darnell was named a Teacher of the Year for 2019-2020 for the Clinton Public School District. She has taught mathematics at Clinton High School since 1989 and has served as department chair since 2012.