Overrun with Recognition


Hillcrest Christian School Senior Phillip Hutchins III signed with Hinds Community College as Band Drum Major. Seated with Phillip are his parents Jennifer and Phil Hutchins, Jr. Standing: Hillcrest Band Director Nolan Jones and Hinds Community College Band Director Shane Sprayberry.

Hillcrest Christian School Senior Kaylyn Turner signed a track scholarship with Dillard University in New Orleans, LA. Seated with Kaylyn is her mother, Alicia, and her sister, Maddison. Standing: Dr. John Buchanan, Headmaster, Eddie Denton, Assistant Track Coach, Langston Carter-Price, student at Dillard University, Derek Gay, Dillard Track Coach, Brett Warren, Hillcrest Track Coach.

Hillcrest Christian School Senior Donovan Givens signed a basketball scholarship with Millsaps College. Seated with Donovan are his parents Vincett Givens and Regina Nero-Price. Standing: Dr. John Buchanan, Headmaster, Charlie Warriner, Hillcrest Boys’ Basketball Coach, and Reinaldo Dixon, Assistant Coach.

Hillcrest Christian School Senior Jazmyn Ellis signed a basketball scholarship with Mississippi College. Seated with Jazmyn are her parents Deirdre and James Ellis. Standing: Dr. John Buchanan, Headmaster, and Tommy Groves, Hillcrest Girls’ Basketball Coach.

Congratulations to Hillcrest Christian School Junior Aliza Williams, who is Hinds County’s Distinguished Young Woman. She will travel to Meridian to compete in the state competition in July.
Senior Summer Cline’s accomplishments and essay submission led to her being awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, Area IV.

All of these students are the best examples to show that hard work truly does pay off! Your Hillcrest family could not be any prouder of each of you!