Since 1903, Hinds Community College’s Utica Campus has served the needs of our community, building on its rich legacy as Utica Normal and Industrial Institute as founded by William H. Holtzclaw.Throughout our history, we have relied on partnerships with friends and community leaders to build effective programs to serve our students.


We ask that you consider partnering with us through attendance, sponsorship, or advertisement to help send a student to college! Many students could not pursue their dreams of a better life without the help of scholarships.

● CLICK HERE for more information about this event. 

● CLICK HERE for tickets, sponsorship packages and advertisement details.  

● CLICK HERE to pay online through our Foundation Scholarship website and follow these steps: 

 1) CHOOSE YOUR PAYMENT AMOUNT or click on "other" and enter your desired amount. 

 2) DESIGNATION: CHOOSE THE RIGHT SCHOLARSHIP FUND. Please select the "Utica Campus Vice President Scholarship."  

 3) COMMENTS: GIVE US YOUR TICKET/SPONSORSHIP DETAILS.  In the "comment" section, please list your sponsorship payment details (# of tickets, ads or which sponsorship package). 

 4) BILLING ADDRESS: Enter billing address associated with card being used.

 5) PAYMENT DETAILS: Enter card holder information.


This will be an enchanted evening of celebration while fundraising to benefit students who desire a quality education and need financial assistance through scholarships.  The Gala will also serve as a platform to recognize distinguished honorees who have contributed to the Utica Campus and the society.