honors recognitions

we encourage you to join the program and to follow it through to completion. graduates are congratulated during a special honors awards ceremony at the end of the year. at this program you will also have the opportunity to name a faculty mentor and to thank the mentor publicly for his or her support. we will also name an annual winner of the lura scales award, for service to hcc honors. you can graduate from the program with one of two designations.

honors scholar

graduation requirements
  • 3.25 or greater cumulative gpa
  • 12 honors hours completed
  • 2 honors forum classes completed
recognitions earned
  • purple honors cord to wear during graduation
  • honors graduation certificate
  • honors scholar noted on college transcript

distinguished honors scholar

graduation requirements
  • 3.5 or greater cumulative gpa
  • 18 honors hours completed
  • 3 honors forum classes completed
  • 2 leadership classes completed
recognitions earned
  • honors medallion to wear during graduation
  • purple honors cord to wear during graduation
  • honors graduation certificate
  • distinguished honors scholar noted on college transcript

*students must earn an a or b in all courses considered for honors program graduation and recognition.

contact

rankin
student services bldg.
3805 hwy. 80
pearl, ms 39208
rankinhonors@hindscc.edu
p: 601-936-1992

raymond
jenkins hall 213
po box 1100
raymond, ms 39154
honors@hindscc.edu
p: 601-857-3837
f: 601-857-3531