The first-year Physical Therapist Assistant students from Hinds Community College assisted with the Hinds County Public School District Special Education Field Day held on the Hinds football field in Raymond on May 4.

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The students assisted approximately 80 students from across the school district in a variety of games and activities under the direction of Hinds alumnae Larina Mason, physical therapist for the school district.

The students are, front, Emily McDaniel of Ridgeland, Chelsey Howington of Franklin Parish, La., Kara Patterson of Richland, Stephanie Ricks of Winona, Brittany Brozovich of Leland, Courtney Vosika of Byram, Kelsi Vandevender of Madison, Britnee Kovacevich of D’Iberville, Katie McCain of Madison; back, Alex Hayden of Pearl, Chase Haynie of Grenada, Becca Shields of Kosciusko, Hailey Stacy of Brandon, Allie Wall of Madison, Dontavious Toles of Water Valley, Ridge Rochelle of Greenville, Dylan Hodges of Byram, Dakota Medina of Brandon, Sam Peacock of Jackson and BJ Bryant of Jackson.

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Hinds Community College is celebrating its 100th year of Community Inspired Service in 2017. Hinds opened in September 1917 first as an agricultural high school and admitted college students for the first time in 1922, with the first class graduating in 1927. In 1982 Hinds Junior College and Utica Junior College merged, creating the Hinds Community College District. Today, as Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution with six locations. Hinds offers quality, affordable educational opportunities with academic programs of study leading to seamless university transfer and career and technical programs teaching job-ready skills. To learn more, visit or call 1.800.HindsCC.

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