RAYMOND – Hinds Community College’s Honors Institute presented 17 students with awards of excellence for the 2014-15 academic term. Each named a faculty mentor, who received a certificate as an Honored Faculty Member during a ceremony Monday, April 29.
Receiving Honors Scholar awards were:
Keller Bradford, of Raymond, who honored District Director of Counseling Mary Lee McDaniel
Tiffany Gerlinger, of Brandon, who honored Spanish Instructor Nancy Ray
Jacob Holiday, of Clinton, who honored Biology Instructor Sharon Feaster
Allison Martin, of Monticello, who honored Mathematics Instructor Betsy Crook
Shane Savannah, of Edwards, who honored Biology Instructor Beth Guider
Britni Thomas, of Jackson, who honored Hall Director Cynthia Montgomery
Nicole Thomas, of Vicksburg, who honored District Coordinator of Student Success/Transitional Program Director Bridget Oakes
Dallas Townsend, of Raymond, who honored District Director of Student Activities Mark Stanton
Honors Scholars carry 12 or more honors hours, an overall GPA of 3.25 or better and at least 20 hours of community service.
Jonathan Bethea, of Edwards, who honored Chemistry Instructor Jason Webb
Olivia Hall, of Jackson, who honored Sociology Instructor Audrey Glenn
Mary Harvey, of Forest, who honored Paralegal Technology Instructor Kathryn Ford
Natalie Minton, of Terry, who honored History Instructor Sheila Hailey
Asher Mitchell, of Silver Creek, who honored Music Instructor Alice Ballard
MaKensey Sanders, of Clinton, who honored Philosophy Instructor Stephen Wedding
Courtney Walker, of Crystal Springs, who honored Psychology Instructor Sharon Dorman
Emilee Ware, of Byram, who honored Speech Instructor Stacey Duke
Edward Williams, of Jackson, who honored English Instructor Jeanne Cook.
Distinguished Honors Scholars carry 18 or more honors hours and have two semesters in the Leadership Program. They must maintain an overall GPA of 3.5 or better and have at least 30 hours of community service.
Danny Barrett Jr. is a 19-year journalist with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communication from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, La. Barrett covered county government and business at The Vicksburg Post for 10 years and came to Hinds Community College in 2015.