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Mark Buys – Alumnus of the Year

ark Buys (1975) is the kind of guy you want on your team, a guy who’s upbeat and passionate about causes most dear to his heart. For Buys, who is the 2022...
Ben Piazza – Alumni Service Award

Ben Piazza – Alumni Service Award

As a student, Hinds Community College was a one-semester bridge for Jackson lawyer Ben Piazza from where he was to where he wanted to go. But a decade or so later, after joining the Navy and earning a law degree from the University of Mississippi in 1976, he found himself back at Hinds, this time in a professional capacity.

Pierson Waring – Young Alumnus of the Year

Pierson Waring – Young Alumnus of the Year

ierson Waring (2012) started playing baseball when he was six years old and came to Hinds in 2010 to play Eagles baseball under coaches Sam Temple and Dan Rives. Baseball has continued to play a big role in the life of the Vicksburg native, who is...

Trell Kimmons – Sports Hall of Fame

Trell Kimmons – Sports Hall of Fame

Track and Field (2005-2006)rell Kimmons of Coldwater began his story of greatness as a sprinter at Coldwater High School, where he established himself as one of the top 100-meter sprinters in the nation. He also spent time on the gridiron and was...

Homecoming 2021

Homecoming 2021

“Hinds Community College celebrated Homecoming on October 21, 2021.”

Judd Moss – Board Spotlight

As a Raymond kid, Judd Moss (1981) was very much in touch with Hinds Community College. After graduating from Raymond High School, he began his college studies in summer 1979, taking some freshman classes and working on campus at his first student worker job in the Maintenance Department.

Foundation Board Spotlight

Judd Moss – Board Spotlight

As a Raymond kid, Judd Moss (1981) was very much in touch with Hinds Community College. After graduating from Raymond High School, he began his college studies in summer 1979, taking some freshman classes and working on campus at his first student worker job in the Maintenance Department.

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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.

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.”

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.

The Robert B. Langston Family Scholarship

The Robert B. Langston Family Scholarship

“Robert B. and Annie Jane Biggs Langston were lifelong residents of Raymond who together built a legacy of diligent work and support for education.”

Julie Faul Scholarship

Julie Faul Scholarship

“The scholarship will help students get a start in life. Hinds is such a good place to do that.”