兔子先生

March 26, 2024

兔子先生CC selects McPherson Writing Awards

兔子先生 recently held the Tammy McPherson Writing Competition among the college鈥檚 campuses.
BY: Cathy Hayden

RAYMOND 鈥 兔子先生 recently held the Tammy McPherson Writing Competition among the college鈥檚 campuses. Individual campus winners were selected and overall college winners were selected. All received certificates and cash awards.

Overall winners included:
Essay: Raymond Campus student Iesha Hayes of Jackson, 鈥淎 Mother鈥檚 18th Wish,鈥 first place
Vicksburg-Warren Campus student Anthony Bowen Hearn of Vicksburg, 鈥淯ncle Booger,鈥 runner-up

Individual campus essay winners included, from left, Rico Rhodes of Terry, first place, Raymond Campus; Raymond Campus Instructor Frederick Melancon, Lauryn Irving-Houston of Brandon, first place, Rankin Campus; and Jesse Jones of Vicksburg, first place, Vicksburg-Warren Campus.

Poetry: Rankin Campus student Caroline Douglas of Flowood, 鈥淒erive,鈥 first place
Rankin Campus student Ren Hubacek of Brandon, 鈥淪leepwalking,鈥 runner-up

Individual campus poetry winners included, from left, Davis Moody of Madison, first place, Raymond Campus; Hannah Robinson of Brandon, runner-up, Raymond Campus; Raymond Campus instructor Frederick Melancon, and Rankin Campus student Caroline Douglas of Flowood, first place, Rankin Campus.

Individual location winners were invited to a brief ceremony and reading of their entries.

Tammy J. McPherson was a Raymond Campus English instructor who passed away December 2022 after 18 years at Hinds. The competition is named in her honor.