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Sports Hall of Fame and Alumni Awards at Homecoming 2017

by Web on October 10, 2017

This year, for the first time, Alumni Awards and Sports Hall of Fame recognition will take place at Homecoming so that more of our alumni can participate in this annual event. All of the achievements of distinguished alumni in philanthropy, athletics, service and leadership will be celebrated on Friday, October 27, from 5 – 7pm. Join us in the Bowl for a very special evening. Honorees include:

2017 Alumni Awards Honorees

Leadership in Giving and Spirit of Giving Awards

Millsaps Class of 1957


Distinguished Alumni 2017

Joe N. Bailey III, Class of 1969
Polly Gatlin Bailey, Class of 1968


Outstanding Young Alumna

Leslie Ann Frese, Class of 2007


Jim Livesay Service Award

Holly Powell Lange, Class of 1991
Alan Lange, Class of 1993


Millsaps Sports Hall of Fame Inductees

Robin Rockco Cochran, Class of 2004, Softball
Garner James Wetzel, Class of 2006, Baseball
Kevin Alexander Russell, Class of 1986, Basketball
Paul Danscisin, Class of 1972, Football
Doug Van Garner, Class of 2004, Baseball


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