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Alcornite of the Year


Alcornite of the Year is the highest honor awarded to a prominent alumnus/alumnae who has achieved distinction though exceptional contribution to our international, national, state, or community welfare.


1.1948 George Cox
2.1949 Richard Sylvester Grossley
3.1950 Milan W. Davis
4.1951 Daniel W. Ambrose
5.1952 George W. Lee
6.1953 Robert Hunter
7.1954 Ruby Elizabeth Cowan Stutts Lyells
8.1955 Hampton P. Wilburn
9.1957 John D. Boyd
10.1959 W. S. Demby
11.1961 Cleopatra D. Thompson
12.1962 Chester L. Marcus
13.1963 Jessie A. Morris
14.1964 Delors E. Magee
15.1965 Benjamin Franklin McLaurin
16.1966 Rube Harrington Jr.
17.1967 George J. Bacon
18.1968 Evans T. Hawkins
19.1969 William Earthy Ammons
20.1970 James Charles Evers
21.1971 James C. Gilliam
22.1972 Charles Humphrey
23.1973 James E. Miller
24.1974 Calvin Rhodes
25.1975 David Wilson Wilburn
26.1976 Luther Alexander
27.1977 Robert Jordan
28.1978 Henry R. Smith
29.1979 Andrew Graves
30.1980 E. A. Dumas
31.1981 Fred Cunningham
32.1982 Jewell C. Lockhart
33.1983 Vera H. Bryant
34.1984 Issac L. Thomas
35.1985 Kenneth L. Simmons
36.1986 Lottie H. Powell
37.1987 Alyce G. Clark
38.1988 Alpha L. Morris
39.1989 Mack Willie Payton
40.1990 Mary P. Demby
41.1991 Matthew W. Thomas Jr.
42.1992 George Jones Jr.
43.1993 Robert Wayne Bowles
44.1994 Thomas Madison Moman II
45.1995 Laplose Turner Jackson Sr.
46.1996 Davis “Redskin” Weathersby
47.1997 John E. Walls Jr.
48.1998 Arthur Bennett Peyton
49.1999 Laura Hart Hearn Hearn
50.2000 Lonnie Edward Moore Sr.
51.2001 James Walter Hill Sr.
52.2002 Allene Demby Gayles
53.2003 James “Bo” Clark
54.2004 Irma R. Smith Walton
55.2006 Barbara Darris Bacon
56.2007 Zelmarine Murphy
57.2008 Percy O. Norwood Jr.
58.2009 Jo Ella (Harrison) Walls
59.2010 Willie C. Harper
60.2011 Exie Ola Griggs Williamson
61.2012 Charles Franklin McClelland Sr.
62.2013 Ella Robinson
63.2014 Clarence E. Magee
64.2015 Charles E. Davis
65.2016 Neddie Winters
66.2017 James F. McDonald

Contact

Ms. Janice H. Gibson '93
Director for Development and Alumni Affairs
Alumni House Bed & Breakfast
1000 ASU Drive #809
Lorman, MS 39096-7500
(601) 877-6323
janice@alcorn.edu

Mr. Tommie L Green '14
Alumni Affairs Coordinator
Alumni House Bed & Breakfast
1000 ASU Drive #809
Lorman, MS 39096-7500
(601) 877-6323
tommie@alcorn.edu

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