Front row, from left: Alyssa Vernon, of Richland; Symphonia Harris, of Jackson; Brielle Davis, of Byram; Lindsey Jeselink, of Clinton; captain Jessica Decell, of Clinton; lead captain Bekah Summerlin, of Pearl; captain Kasey Kimery, of Pearl; Meagan Barnhart, of Florence; Rocio Torres, of Richland; and Brooke Vernon of Richland. Back row, from left: Angela Hite, director; Versace Devine, of Jackson; Kendra James, of Vicksburg; Sara Katherine Dew, of Yazoo City; Hope Lundstrom, of Pearl; Tessie Hall, of Flowood; Emileigh McKinnon of Florence; Emily Childs, of Jackson; Darviera’ Jones, of Memphis, Tenn.; Jenny White, of Clinton; and manager Javadric Kelly, of Bolton. Not pictured is Kayla Cook, of Richland.

Front row, from left: Alyssa Vernon, of Richland; Symphonia Harris, of Jackson; Brielle Davis, of Byram; Lindsey Jeselink, of Clinton; captain Jessica Decell, of Clinton; lead captain Bekah Summerlin, of Pearl; captain Kasey Kimery, of Pearl; Meagan Barnhart, of Florence; Rocio Torres, of Richland; and Brooke Vernon of Richland. Back row, from left: Angela Hite, director; Versace Devine, of Jackson; Kendra James, of Vicksburg; Sara Katherine Dew, of Yazoo City; Hope Lundstrom, of Pearl; Tessie Hall, of Flowood; Emileigh McKinnon of Florence; Emily Childs, of Jackson; Darviera’ Jones, of Memphis, Tenn.; Jenny White, of Clinton; and manager Javadric Kelly, of Bolton. Not pictured is Kayla Cook, of Richland.

RAYMOND – Auditions are complete and members have been selected for the Hi-Steppers precision dance team for the 2015-16 academic year.

This year’s Hi-Steppers are:

  • Meagan Barnhart, of Florence
  • Emily Childs, of Jackson
  • Kayla Cook, of Richland
  • Brielle Davis, of Byram
  • Jessica Decell, of Clinton, captain
  • Versace Devine, of Jackson
  • Sara Katherine Dew, of Yazoo City
  • Tessie Hall, of Flowood
  • Symphonia Harris, of Jackson
  • Kendra James, of Vicksburg
  • Lindsey Jeselink, of Clinton
  • Darviera’ Jones, of Memphis
  • Javadric Kelly, of Bolton, manager
  • Kasey Kimery, of Pearl, captain
  • Hope Lundstrom, of Pearl
  • Emileigh McKinnon, of Florence
  • Bekah Summerlin, of Pearl, lead captain
  • Rocio Torres, of Richland
  • Alyssa Vernon, of Richland
  • Brooke Vernon, of Richland
  • Jenny White, of Clinton

 

All those selected were awarded scholarships for the upcoming year.
“We have a great group of talented young ladies who have been selected as Hi-Steppers for this next year,” Hi-Steppers Director Angela Hite said. “I look forward to working with them and feel confident that they will represent Hinds well.”

For more than 60 years, the Hinds Hi-Steppers have upheld a tradition of excellence by performing at football games, parades, exhibitions and charity events. Known as Mississippi’s Goodwill Ambassadors, they have given their time and energy to numerous worthy causes.

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