RAYMOND – Raymond Campus sophomore Nyla Ross-Griffin, of Chicago, was crowned Hinds Community College Homecoming queen at a masquerade-themed ceremony held at Cain-Cochran Hall Oct. 27.

homecoming queen and the Vaciks

From left, Candace Vacik, Hinds President Dr. Stephen Vacik and 2020 Homecoming Queen Nyla Ross-Griffin (Hinds Community College/Tammi Bowles)

Ross-Griffin is a graduate of West Aurora High School. A criminal justice major, she serves as a senator in the Student Government Association and plans to enlist in the Army National Guard.

She was crowned by Hinds Community College President Dr. Stephen Vacik and 2019 Homecoming Queen Aarionna Dumas.

The Homecoming Court included sophomore maids Erin Myers, of Jackson, representing the Jackson Campus-Academic/Technical Center, Faith Dillon, of Richland, and Brianna Shaw, of Grenada, both representing the Raymond Campus, Madison Crouch, of Pearl, representing the Rankin Campus, Taylor Harris, of Raymond, representing the Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center, Antonnea Cooper, of Vicksburg, representing the Vicksburg-Warren Campus and Victoria Moore, of Raymond, representing Distance Learning.

The freshman maids were Shawntrice Pendleton, of Vicksburg, representing the Vicksburg-Warren Campus; Anna Ball, of Terry, Janessa Kersh, of Byram, and Jamia Davenport, of Canton, all representing the Raymond Campus; Antjuanque Rimmer, of Madison, representing the Rankin Campus and Jada Venney, of El Paso, Texas, representing the Jackson Campus-Academic/Technical Center.

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