Hinds places 19 students on All-Mississippi Community College Academic Team      

Published 12:28 pm Tuesday, March 31, 2020

RAYMOND — Nineteen Hinds Community College students were named to the 2020 All-Mississippi Community College Academic Team.

The list includes: 

  • Sarrah Bell, of Jackson, Jackson Campus-Academic/Technical Center, elementary education
  • Adrianna Chambers, of Jackson, Raymond Campus, chemistry
  • Adrionna Childress, of Jackson, Jackson Campus-Academic/Technical Center, early childhood development technology
  • Veronica Epps, of Jackson, Utica Campus, business and office technology
  • Michael Evilsizor, of Brandon, Jackson Campus-Academic/Technical Center, culinary arts technology
  • Jennifer Hammond, of Brandon, Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center, nursing
  • Jordan Hariel, of Brandon, Rankin Campus, computer engineering
  • Donald Hughes, of Jackson, Utica Campus, nursing
  • Phoenix Jackson, of Crystal Springs, Utica Campus, broadcast television production
  • Shelby McLaurin, of Brandon, Rankin Campus, biology
  • Kevin Michel, of Florence, Raymond Campus, business
  • Cordarrayl Nichols, of Canton, Raymond Campus, diesel equipment technology
  • Nicholas Niolet, of Vicksburg, Vicksburg-Warren Campus, electrical technology
  • Lona Perret, of Pelahatchie, Rankin Campus, educational psychology
  • Maria Serratos, of Clinton, Raymond Campus, civil engineering
  • India Robinson, of Jackson, Jackson Campus-Academic/Technical Center, nursing
  • Rachel Shirley, of Brandon, Rankin Campus, marketing management technology
  • Anna Speights, of Vicksburg, Vicksburg-Warren Campus, general studies
  • Devin Trunnell, of Clinton, Raymond Campus, electrical technology

The All-Mississippi Academic Team, begun in 1994 as the first state-level academic recognition program for community and junior college students, recognizes the scholarly achievements and leadership accomplishments of students enrolled in community and junior colleges across the state.

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Team members were selected following several rounds of judging from education officials, business leaders from across the United States and a distinguished panel of representatives from federal agencies and national education associations based in Washington D.C.

 Students named to the first team received $1,000 scholarships. First and second team members receive special medallions, certificates and printed resolutions from each chamber of the Mississippi Legislature. They are also eligible for scholarships at many four-year universities designed exclusively for All-Mississippi Academic Team members.

 The All-State team is coordinated by the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College, the Mississippi Community College Board and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

 The All-State Academic Team recognition program is an outgrowth of the All-USA Community College Academic Team, administered by Phi Theta Kappa.