Three East Central Community College alumni who made their marks in athletics are included in the first class of outstanding athletes and coaches for induction into the Mississippi Community/Junior College Sports Hall of Fame.
Arno Vincent, Lucille Wood and the late Denver Brackeen will be recognized with other honorees during an induction banquet April 24th at Co-Lin Community College in Wesson.
Vincent, a 1937 ECCC graduate, was an All-State selection in football. Wood, a 1951 graduate, lettered in basketball and tennis and is also recognized as a pioneer in women's athletics in Mississippi.
Brackeen, a member of the ECCC Class of 1953, was an All-American basketball player with the Warriors.