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Hinds CC honors alumni from 1917 to 1967 at 50 + event

As part of Homecoming and the Centennial celebration, Hinds Community College invited alumni who attended the college from 1917 to 1967 back for a 50+ brunch on the Raymond Campus.

Those who attended Hinds in the 1950s are Oliver V. Shearer of Raymond, Mark Chaney of Vicksburg, Liles Williams of Raymond, Bea Hemphill Sarrett of Pearl, Betty Taylor Ox of Bolton, David Barton of Raymond, Margaret Morris Stanford of Clinton, Rosa Taylor Russell of Raymond and Martha Gillespie Ferguson of Raymond; back, Carol King of Pinola and Ron Melancon of Poplarville.

Those from the 1960s included, from left, Joe Loviza of Vicksburg, Eugene Osborn of Utica, Bill Ferguson of Learned, Warrene Hand Holliday of Terry, Alice Shuff Conley of Raymond, Kay Hathorn Haven of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., Betty Hitt Hood of Nashville, Ruth Ann Carter-Osborn of Utica, Becky Bryant Holbrook of Raymond and Paulette Cook of Raymond.

Hi-Stepper alumnae who attended included, from left, Warrene Hood Holliday of Terry, Alice Shuff Connelly of Raymond, Becky Bryant Holbrook of Raymond, Ruth Ann Carter-Osborn of Utica, Kay Hathorn Haven of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., Betty Hitt Hood of Nashville, Rosa Taylor Russell of Raymond and Martha Gillespie Ferguson of Raymond.

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 www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.

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  • Cathy Hayden

    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.

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