Alumni Updates

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.

Kris Evans
Kris Evans

Kris Evans (2011) has been promoted to Treasury Officer at Trustmark. She has been with Trustmark for four years and has seven years of banking experience.

Neely Bearden
Neely Bearden

Neely Bearden (1997) of Brandon has been named Vice President, Loan Officer for PriorityOne’s Brandon location. She has 24 years of previous banking experience.

Sandy Green Crist
Sandy Green Crist

Sandy Green Crist (1990) was named in April as the Executive Director of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership.

Malcolm Butler
Malcolm Butler

Malcolm Butler (2011) in March signed a two-year, $9 million contract with the New England Patriots.

Wendell Watts
Wendell Watts

Wendell Watts was hired in February to be the first police chief for the City of Gluckstadt.

Charvarius Ward
Charvarius Ward

Charvarius Ward (2015) in March signed a three-year, $42 million contract with the San Francisco 49ers.

Jordan Sutton
Jordan Sutton

Jordan Sutton (2008) was named employee of the month for January at Mississippi State Hospital. She is a registered...

Irl Dean Rhodes
Irl Dean Rhodes

Irl Dean Rhodes (1957) won the 2020 President’s Distinguished Service Award. Rhodes, chairperson of the Hinds...