Natasha Haynes (1992) isn’t a chef by trade, but cooks up the best fast-and-healthy eats the Mississippi State Extension Service website has to offer. She credits her years as a Hinds student, including the college’s student public relations and recruiting group Hinds Connection, for why her food video series has been a success.
Jenny Laird (2002) began her career in scientific research two decades ago cleaning storage tanks where invasive species of plants were kept for study. Since then, her career hasn’t as much grown as it has flown – by way of expansive aviation technology used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fulfill its civil works missions, military, emergency response and research and development missions.
Sue Longest Brooks, of Clinton, who taught in the Speech and Theatre Department at Hinds for 25 years and long respected by faculty and students alike, died Oct. 29. She was 86.
Hinds Community College celebrated Homecoming differently this year, with events divided over two days to facilitate social distancing because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bill 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.
Ken 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.
Once 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.
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.
Cassie Gregory (2007) was named employee of the quarter for the Public Employee Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS). The honor runs for the third quarter of FY 2021, January through March. She works as an account analyst in Employer Reporting and has been a PERS...
Fulcher (1981) became president of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi in March 2020. He had served as vice president of the organization since last year. For 23 years, Fulcher served as director of the alumni foundation at Delta State University, as...
Mason (1983) completed his first school year in 2020 as headmaster of Indianola Academy. He has worked at the school since 1995 when he became principal and junior high girls basketball coach. Prior to that, he was headmaster at Rebul Academy in Learned.