Notable alumni to be honored at School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences’ annual Alumni Hall of Fame Banquet
The Alcorn State University School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences will host its 4th annual Alumni Hall of Fame Banquet Saturday, August 17 at 7 p.m. The semi-formal affair and flagship event for the school will be held at the Jackson Marriott, 200 E. Amite St., in Jackson, Mississippi.
The event will honor distinguished Alcorn State University alumni and community leaders whose character and accomplishments exemplify outstanding achievement in the field of agriculture, family and consumer sciences, industrial technology, or related community affiliation. This prestigious award honors visionary and inspirational leaders who have made significant contributions in their field of specialization or service to the community.
The 2019 Alumni Hall of Fame Class will honor eleven outstanding alumni: Eugene Brown, Jr., '73, Mound Bayou, MS; Annie Greer-Bennett, '65, Carthage, MS; Dr. Jesse Harness, Sr., '67, Fayette, MS; Jewell Lockhart, Sr., '56, Greenville, MS (posthumously); Dr. Ivory Lyles, '80, Forest, MS; Pearlean McReynolds, '69, Louisville, MS; Dr. Llewellyn Peyton, '70, Bay Springs, MS; Eunice Powell, '19, Hattiesburg, MS (posthumously); James Sardin, '73, Terry, MS; Dr. Kenneth Simmons, Sr., '56, Lorman, MS (posthumously); and Dorris Collins-Smith, ‘69, Mt. Olive, MS.
For more information, visit www.alcorn.edu/halloffame or contact Dr. Gwendolyn L. Gordon, director of alumni and staff development, School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, at 601.877.6253 or [email protected]. You may also contact Don Smith, director of development, School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences at 601.877.6526 or [email protected].