RAYMOND, MS — Hinds Community College graduated nearly 1,200 over the three days of ceremonies on May 12, 13 and 15, with more than 800 participating in one of the ceremonies. Those graduates received more than 1,500 certificates and degrees since some graduates will receive more than one credential.
Among those who graduated was Scott Laws Jr of Union.
Of the total number of graduates, 127 graduated summa cum laude, which is a perfect 4.0 grade point average; 130 graduated magna cum laude, which is a 3.60 to 3.99 grade point average and 238 graduated cum laude, which is a 3.20 to 3.59 grade point average.
Three of the ceremonies were held at the Clyde Muse Center on the Rankin Campus. One ceremony was held on the Utica Campus.
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 and six locations in central Mississippi. For more information visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HINDSCC.
This story courtesy of Hinds Community College.