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.
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.”
Success as a two-sport student-athlete at Hinds made Celeste Bryant Bramlett (2000) want to help others achieve the same – so much so, that her Hinds success influenced her change in majors.
“This year’s 50+ honored two years at the same time after the event was cancelled in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
“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.”
“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.”
“Hinds alumnus Chad Bradford (1995) was inducted into the Mississippi Community and Junior College Sports Hall of Fame on April 27.”
Chris Rash (2005) has been named the new head men’s and women’s soccer coach at East Mississippi Community College. Rash earned an associate in early childhood education.
Dr. Ray Morgigno (1991), retired Pearl Public School District Superintendent, is currently serving as the Interim State Superintendent of Education while the State Board of Education searches for a permanent replacement.
Joe Loviza (1960) has been named a 2023 Mississippi State University Alumni Fellow. Loviza is a longtime supporter of MSU and the College of Education where he earned three degrees.
Louis L. Johnson Jr. (1971, 1973) was recently honored for his support by the Hinds County School Board. He played baseball and football at Hinds AHS and attended Utica Junior College on a baseball scholarship.