A scholarship endowment has been named after the late Caroline Simrall Hood.
The Caroline McCollum Simrall Hood Memorial Scholarship Endowment will provide scholarships in perpetuity to initiated and active members of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority on the University of Mississippi campus.
Kappa Kappa Gamma made an initial $35,000 commitment to help launch this special fundraising initiative.
Then 22-year-old Caroline was killed instantly when an Infinity she was riding in left the roadway and struck a tree in January.
Caroline was born in Flowood, Mississippi, on Aug. 25, 1999. She attended Vicksburg Catholic Schools and was a 2018 honor graduate of St. Aloysius High School. She was a varsity and competitive cheerleader and attended the Trent Lott Leadership Institute at the University of Mississippi. She was a lifelong member of The Church of the Holy Trinity. She also attended the First Presbyterian Church of Vicksburg.
Caroline was a senior honor student at the University of Mississippi where she was majoring in Integrated Marketing Communications. She was scheduled to graduate in May 2022.See a typo? Report it here.