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.
Receiving Distinguished Honors Scholar awards were:
- 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.