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Hinds Community College first-year Physical Therapy Assisting students from the Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center attended Mississippi Physical Therapy Association Legislative Day at the State Capitol on Feb. 26.

They joined the first- and second-year PT students from the University of Mississippi Medical Center and many practicing therapists from across the state. Hinds students met many senators and representatives, toured the Capitol and represented Hinds and their new profession well.

The Hinds group included, front from left, Brooklyn Mendez of Mandeville, La., Dylan Woolsey of Brandon, Jessalee Shivers of New Hebron, Dawn Little of Florence and Pam Chapman of Flora, program director; second row, Kelsie Giles of Clinton, Lauren Austin of Brandon, Kaylee Rochelle of Greenville, Mary Hartfield of Hattiesburg, Morgan Mason of Brandon; third row, Kenneth Davis of Vicksburg, Elliott Pettus of Flowood, Joe Kellum of Jackson; fourth row, Harrison Schuerman of Flowood, Charlie Carpenter of Louise,  Steven Ladd of Vicksburg, Prasanth Prasannasaswathan of Pearl and Justin Haskins of Flowood.

 As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution offering quality, affordable educational opportunities with more than 170 academic, career and technical programs. With six locations in central Mississippi, Hinds enrolled nearly 12,000 credit students in fall 2014. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.

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