Jane Flowers of Vicksburg, work based learning and developmental studies coordinator on the Vicksburg/Warren Campus, and Caleb Upton of Natchez, a general studies student and baseball player on the Raymond Campus, were honored at the Legislature’s Feb. 18, 2014, HEADWAE (Higher Education Appreciation Day – Working for Academic Excellence) program.
Flowers began her education as a student at Hinds 1973. She has served the college as an employee for 29 years.
Upton is a member of the Hinds Eagles baseball team, the Honors program and the Baptist Student Union. He has been named for the Dean’s and President’s lists and is the recipient of the G.J. Cain Memorial Foundation Scholarship.
HEADWAE was established by Mississippi Legislative Resolution to annually honor the academically talented students and faculty members of Mississippi’s higher education institutions who have made outstanding contributions in promoting academic excellence.
On Appreciation Day, the honorees were invited to the state capitol where they were recognized by name in front of their guests, institution leaders, corporate sponsors, and legislators.