Hinds Community College recently named the fall 2013 group of winners in the Hinds Heroes employee recognition program at the November Board of Trustees meeting.
Hinds Heroes are chosen because they represent the college well, provide exceptional customer service to internal and external customers and constantly promote the Hinds mission of service. Winners received a lapel pin, a token of appreciation and one free day off from work.
The fall 2013 Hinds Heroes are:
Norma Jean Scrivener of Clinton, who serves as an assistant registrar in the Admissions and Records department on the Raymond Campus. She is responsible for the online catalog, athletic eligibility, building programs and courses approved by the college. She has been with Hinds for five years.
Randy Wilson of Utica has been with Hinds for nine years. As an instructor for the Raymond Campus, Wilson teaches electrical classes and is an authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for 10 and 30 hours training.
Margaret Ann Bell of Clinton, an English instructor on the Utica Campus, has been with Hinds for 11 years. She also has worked at Hinds as a librarian.
Catherine McGill of Utica is the director of Housing at the Utica Campus and manages three residence halls on the Utica Campus. She has been with the college for 10 years.
Amber King of Raymond teaches Beginning English, Intermediate English, Composition I and is an adviser for Associated Student Government and Phi Theta Kappa on the Raymond Campus. She has been with Hinds for five years.
Timothy Rush of Jackson, a 13-year employee, is the dean of Students for the Utica and Vicksburg -Warren campuses.
Ernest Dixon of Raymond has been with Hinds for seven years. Dixon is a residence hall director for the Raymond Campus and oversees the hall and staff.
Jean Williamson of Mendenhall has been with Hinds for more than 14 years. Williamson serves as the administrative secretary for the vice president’s office on the Rankin Campus and coordinates day-to-day operations.
Eric Smith of Florence, director of the Career Technical Center on the Rankin Campus, has been at Hinds for 15 years. He is responsible for the high school career and technical center on the Rankin Campus.
Jan Carraway of Utica has been with Hinds for 14 years. Carraway is the district supply buyer for the Raymond Bookstore and is also responsible for ordering supplies and gifts for all six Hinds bookstores.
Patricia Grantham of Brandon has been with Hinds for 27 years. Grantham is a Child Development Tech instructor on the Rankin Campus. She also advises and implements state objectives for Child Development Technology.
Libby Mahaffey of Raymond, dean of the Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center, has been with Hinds for 31 years. She oversees all nursing and allied health programs.
The next group of Heroes will be named at the April 2014 Board of Trustees meeting. The program is sponsored by the Hinds Community College Foundation and coordinated by the foundation office. To nominate someone deserving of recognition, visit the Hinds web page at www.hindscc.edu or contact the foundation office and submit a nomination by paper. Nominations can be submitted at any time.