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Winners named in annual Hinds CC Rankin Campus Literary Festival
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Winners named in annual Hinds CC Rankin Campus Literary Festival

Winning first place and the scholarships to Hinds were, from left, Amber Rayne Jenkins of Pisgah High School; Katie Rester of Brandon, Hartfield Academy, short story and Kim Hill of Northwest Rankin High School, poetry. (April Garon/Hinds Community College)

Three Rankin County students won full tuition scholarships for a year to Hinds Community College after placing first place in the annual Rankin Campus Literary Festival on April 6.

The top winners also won cash prizes of $100 for first place, $50 for second place and $25 for third place.

As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution offering quality, affordable educational opportunities with academic programs of study leading to seamless university transfer and career and technical programs teaching job-ready skills. With six locations in central Mississippi, Hinds enrolls about 12,000 students each fall semester. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.

 

 

 

 

 

All poetry winners include, from left, Kim Hill, Northwest Rankin High School, first; Hayley Bounds, Pearl High School, second; Amber Roberts, Pearl High School, third and Alecia G. Woodford, Pisgah High School, honorable mention. (April Garon/Hinds Community College)

All short story winners include, from left, Katie Rester of Brandon, Hartfield Academy, first; Jordan T. Hariel of Brandon, Hariel Homeschool, second; Amber Rayne Jenkins, Pisgah High School, third; Laura Wingo of Brandon, Hartfield Academy, honorable mention and, not pictured, Mackenzie Beth Crowell, Puckett High School, honorable mention. (April Garon/Hinds Community College)

All essay winners include, from left, Amber Rayne Jenkins of Pisgah High School, first place; Madison Lauryl Newman of Brandon, East Rankin Academy, second; Lauren Nicole Parker of Lena, East Rankin Academy, third; Krissy Watkins of Lena, East Rankin Academy, honorable mention. (April Garon/Hinds Community College)

 

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Winners named in annual Hinds CC Rankin Campus Literary Festival
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12 April

Winners named in annual Hinds CC Rankin Campus Literary Festival

Students from Pisgah High School and Hartfield Academy won full tuition scholarships to Hinds Community College after placing first in the annual Rankin Campus Literary Festival on April 7.

web_RK Literary Festival First PlaceJoseph Murphy of Brandon, left, a Hartfield Academy student, won first place for his essay, “Minimalism: Living with Less.” Alecia “Izzy” Woodford, right, of Pisgah High School won first place in the poetry division for her poem “Shape of Me.”

All poetry winners include, front from left, first place, Alecia “Izzy” Woodford, Pisgah High School; second place Lillian “Lilly” Herring of Morton, East Rankin Academy; third place, Jean Ross, of Pelahatchie, East Rankin Academy; back, honorable mentions, Saige Sorey of Morton, Hartfield Academy; Paula Morehead of Brandon, East Rankin Academy and Kyle Aldredge McMillan of Flowood, East Rankin Academy.

All poetry winners include, front from left, first place, Alecia “Izzy” Woodford, Pisgah High School; second place Lillian “Lilly” Herring of Morton, East Rankin Academy; third place, Jean Ross, of Pelahatchie, East Rankin Academy; back, honorable mentions, Saige Sorey of Morton, Hartfield Academy; Paula Morehead of Brandon, East Rankin Academy and Kyle Aldredge McMillan of Flowood, East Rankin Academy.

All essay winners include, front from left, first place, Josh Murphy of Brandon, Hartfield Academy; second place, Seth Griffing of Brandon, Hartfield Academy; third place, Kameron Wilson, Pisgah High School; back, honorable mentions, Kimberly Mills, Brandon High School and Henry Nhan of Flowood, Hartfield Academy.

All essay winners include, front from left, first place, Josh Murphy of Brandon, Hartfield Academy; second place, Seth Griffing of Brandon, Hartfield Academy; third place, Kameron Wilson, Pisgah High School; back, honorable mentions, Kimberly Mills, Brandon High School and Henry Nhan of Flowood, Hartfield Academy.

 

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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Hinds CC Rankin Campus announces winners of annual high school Literary Festival
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11 April

Hinds CC Rankin Campus announces winners of annual high school Literary Festival

PEARL – Jordan Olivia Watts, a Northwest Rankin High School student, and Alexandria Carr, a Park Place Christian Academy student, were the winners of [tweetable alt=””]full tuition scholarships to Hinds Community College for taking first place in the annual Rankin Campus Literary Festival on April 8.[/tweetable]

Winners in the essay category at the 2016 Rankin Campus Literary Festival are, front row from left, Alexandria Carr, of Park Place Christian Academy, first place, Kathryn Long, Hartfield Academy, honorable mention; back row, from left, Zachary Tyler Harper, Pelahatchie Attendance Center, honorable mention, James Mitchell Flickner, East Rankin Academy, third place, and Haley Beth Williams, Park Place Christian Academy, second place. Not pictured is Tia Patrick, of Northwest Rankin High School, honorable mention. (April Garon/Hinds Community College)

Winners in the essay category at the 2016 Rankin Campus Literary Festival are, front row from left, Alexandria Carr, of Park Place Christian Academy, first place, Kathryn Long, Hartfield Academy, honorable mention; back row, from left, Zachary Tyler Harper, Pelahatchie Attendance Center, honorable mention, James Mitchell Flickner, East Rankin Academy, third place, and Haley Beth Williams, Park Place Christian Academy, second place. Not pictured is Tia Patrick, of Northwest Rankin High School, honorable mention. (April Garon/Hinds Community College)

Watts won in the poetry category for “The Death Penalty.” Carr took the top honor in the essay category for “Our Greatest Resource.” In addition to the scholarship, both won $100, a medallion and certificate.

Winners in the poetry category at the 2016 Rankin Campus Literary Festival on April 8 were, from left, Molly Clair Saunders, of Park Place Christian Academy, second place; Dakota Conway, Richland High School, honorable mention; Jordan Olivia Watts, Northwest Rankin High School, first place; and Alexandra Ownby, Northwest Rankin High School, honorable mention. Not pictured is Mari Kathryn Cook, of Pearl High School, third place. (April Garon/Hinds Community College)

Winners in the poetry category at the 2016 Rankin Campus Literary Festival on April 8 were, from left, Molly Clair Saunders, of Park Place Christian Academy, second place; Dakota Conway, Richland High School, honorable mention; Jordan Olivia Watts, Northwest Rankin High School, first place; and Alexandra Ownby, Northwest Rankin High School, honorable mention. Not pictured is Mari Kathryn Cook, of Pearl High School, third place. (April Garon/Hinds Community College)

Winners of the annual festival also included:

  • Molly Clair Saunders, Park Place Christian Academy, second place, poetry
  • Mari Kathryn Cook, Pearl High School, third place, poetry
  • Dakota Conway, Richland High School, honorable mention, poetry
  • Alexandra Ownby, Northwest Rankin High School, honorable mention, poetry
  • Haley Beth Williams, Park Place Christian Academy, second place, essay
  • James Mitchell Flickner, East Rankin Academy, third place, essay
  • Tia Patrick, Northwest Rankin High School, honorable mention, essay
  • Zachary Tyler Harper, Pelahatchie Attendance Center, honorable mention, essay
  • Kathryn Long, Hartfield Academy, honorable mention, essay

Second place winners won $50 and a certificate; third place winners won $25 and a certificate.

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High school winners of Hinds CC Rankin Literary Festival announced

 

Robertson, left, and Brady, right, are shown with Jackie Granberry, Hinds Community College vice president for Advancement and Student Success, who awarded the scholarships.

Robertson, left, and Brady, right, are shown with Jackie Granberry, Hinds Community College vice president for Advancement and Student Success, who awarded the scholarships.

Poetry winnters include, from left, Natalie Brady of Puckett, Puckett Attendance Center, first place; Krista Mathis of Puckett, Puckett Attendance Center, second place; Taren Ashley of Puckett, Puckett Attendance Center, third place; Kali Russell of Pelahatchie, East Rankin Academy, honorable mention; James Flickner of Pelahatchie, East Rankin Academy, honorable mention.

Poetry winnters include, from left, Natalie Brady of Puckett, Puckett Attendance Center, first place; Krista Mathis of Puckett, Puckett Attendance Center, second place; Taren Ashley of Puckett, Puckett Attendance Center, third place; Kali Russell of Pelahatchie, East Rankin Academy, honorable mention; James Flickner of Pelahatchie, East Rankin Academy, honorable mention.

Essay winners were, from left, Lauren Elizabeth Robertson of Pelahatchie, East Rankin Academy, first place; Hayden Sistrunk of Pelahatchie, East Rankin Academy, second place; Jalyn Mariah Jenkins of Brandon, Brandon High School, third place; Brandon Simpson of Morton, East Rankin Academy, honorable mention; Shelby Stubbs of Brandon, East Rankin Academy, honorable mention. Not pictured is Perry Jackson Harris of Brandon, East Rankin Academy, honorable mention.

Essay winners were, from left, Lauren Elizabeth Robertson of Pelahatchie, East Rankin Academy, first place; Hayden Sistrunk of Pelahatchie, East Rankin Academy, second place; Jalyn Mariah Jenkins of Brandon, Brandon High School, third place; Brandon Simpson of Morton, East Rankin Academy, honorable mention; Shelby Stubbs of Brandon, East Rankin Academy, honorable mention. Not pictured is Perry Jackson Harris of Brandon, East Rankin Academy, honorable mention.

Lauren Elizabeth Robertson of Pelahatchie and Natalie Brady of Puckett were the winners of a full tuition scholarship to Hinds Community College for taking first place in the annual high school Hinds Community College Rankin Campus Literary Festival on April 4.

Robertson, a student at East Rankin Academy, took first place for her essay “Big or Small: They Have It All.” Brady, a student at Puckett Attendance Center, took first place for poetry for “The Patches Around Regrets.”

For information on registering at Hinds Community College, see the Checklist for Success at www.hindscc.edu/checklist

 

 

 

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