Published December 14, 2021

More than 870 to graduate Wednesday

"Hinds will award 1,220 certificates and degrees, with some students receiving more than one credential."
By: Cathy Hayden

Hinds Community College will graduate more than 870 students in one of three graduation ceremonies on Dec. 15 at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Nursing and allied health students will graduate at 9 a.m. Associate Degree Nursing graduate Nija Spires will have the invocation and Dental Assisting graduate Arial Thierry will be the speaker.

Students in academic and career-technical programs whose last names begin with A-K will graduate at 11 a.m. Rankin Campus graduate Tito Campbell will have the invocation and Commercial Aviation graduate Michael Griffith will be the speaker.

Students whose last names begin with L-Z will graduate at 2 p.m. Jackson Campus–Academic/Technical Center graduate Brenda Kimbrough will provide the invocation and Rankin Campus graduate Camden Traweek will be the speaker.

Hinds will award 1,220 certificates and degrees, with some students receiving more than one credential.

Of those graduating, 151 are cum laude with a grade point average of 3.2 to 3.59; 90 are graduating magna cum laude with a grade point average of 3.6 to 3.99 and 123 are graduating summa cum laude with a grade point average of 4.0.

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