Alumni

Hinds first stop for ‘football couple’ Mortons

Golden rings and silver crowns have provided some championship luster in the lives of Taylor and Carissa Morton (1990, 1988), a legacy that began for each at Hinds Community College.

For MSU championship pitcher: Hinds a ‘special place’

For MSU championship pitcher: Hinds a ‘special place’

Baseball is a brotherhood at Hinds Community College and Preston Johnson (2020) holds fond memories of it, despite the success of teams he’s been part of since his Hinds days. “I absolutely loved it at Hinds,” Johnson said. “It was the best two years of my life, easily.”

Alumnus weekend draws support for athletics

Alumnus weekend draws support for athletics

Hinds Athletics hosted its first Alumni Weekend and Golf Outing, which drew 12 teams to play at Eagle Ridge Golf Course on April 8. More than $7,500 was raised to go toward projects to update athletic facilities.

Kylie’s Kolors nail polish: faith in action

Kylie’s Kolors nail polish: faith in action

“A Raymond native and Hinds graduate who is active with nonprofits, and now a member of the Hinds Community College Foundation Board of Directors, community service was already in Tucker’s blood.”

Life of public service nurtured at Hinds, still continues

Life of public service nurtured at Hinds, still continues

“Being the son of a deputy sheriff and a nurse, I knew I wanted to do something to help people,” he said. “My parents taught me to get involved in the community and help someone who doesn’t have a voice.”

Chad Bradford inducted into SHOF

Chad Bradford inducted into SHOF

“Hinds alumnus Chad Bradford (1995) was inducted into the Mississippi Community and Junior College Sports Hall of Fame on April 27.”

Gunnar White
Gunnar White

Terry native Gunnar White (2013), who played offensive lineman on the Hinds football team, has joined Jackson State University as an analyst for the JSU Tigers.

Adam Wade
Adam Wade

Adam Wade (2011) of Clinton in July was named the Director of the Baptist HealthPlex. At Hinds, Wade studied in the Landscape Management program.

Roger Kendall Spell
Roger Kendall Spell

Roger Kendall Spell (2004) has been promoted to vice president at a Jackson Trustmark. He has been with Trustmark for three years and has 13 years of banking experience.

Carlisle Koestler
Carlisle Koestler

Vicksburg native Carlisle Koestler (2016) has returned to Hinds as a pitching coach for the baseball team.