Hinds Community College band members and Hi-Steppers moved into residence halls early to participate in band camp. The Hi-Steppers, which perform with the Eagles band for halftime shows and other special events, are one of the oldest precision dance teams in the country.
Residence halls open for new Hinds Community College students on Aug. 13 and for returning students on Aug. 14. Classes begin at Hinds Community College on Aug. 17. For information on registration, see the Hinds website at www.hindscc.edu.
Cathy Hayden is a 30-year career journalist with a bachelor's degree in journalism and English from the University of Mississippi and a master of theological studies from Spring Hill College in Mobile. Hayden, who covered education at The Clarion-Ledger for 17 years, came to Hinds Community College in January 2007.