51 cadets to graduate Highway Patrol class

By The Associated Press

JACKSON — A graduation ceremony is scheduled Friday for a group of Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol cadets.

Mississippi Department of Public Safety Commissioner Albert Santa Cruz says this is the 60th trooper cadet class. The graduation is for 51 cadets who completed the 22 week training.

Gov. Haley Barbour will be the keynote speaker at Friday’s ceremony. Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant, who takes office as governor in January, will also address the graduating cadets.

The graduation ceremony will be held at the Clyde Muse Center on the Pearl campus of Hinds Community College.