Madison Devaul selected Women’s Council Scholar

JANS – Madison Devaul, of Brandon, has been awarded the Catherine “Kitty” Bryan Dill Memorial Council Scholarship and Susan Barksdale Howorth Council Scholarship – among the largest and most innovative awards on the University of Mississippi campus. The $40,000 Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy scholarships have a far greater impact on students’ lives than just providing them with financial assistance, said Suzan Thames, chair of the OMWC. “Our scholarship recipients receive access to caring guidance from mentors, significant training in leadership skills, exceptional life and career development, and meaningful personal development through travel and cultural opportunities,” Thames said. “OMWC’s goal is to successfully prepare our scholars for exceptional lives and careers, while encouraging them to develop a lifelong commitment to service. “The OMWC is thrilled to welcome Madison Devaul as one of our incoming first-year scholars.” OMWC scholars participate in a series of leadership symposiums using the philosophy of

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Developer Richard Bradley named JSU homecoming grand marshal

JANS – Jackson State University alum, entrepreneur, contractor, and philanthropist Richard Bradley will serve as grand marshal of JSU’s homecoming parade on Saturday, Oct. 14, in downtown Jackson, kicking off at 8 a.m. This year’s homecoming theme is “Thee Legacy Continues.” “To be selected as the grand marshal for the Jackson State homecoming parade is such an honor,” said Bradley, a 2001 graduate of the HBCU. As the chief culture officer (CCO) of A3 Consulting, Bradley has been building his legacy in the capital city for over 15 years. His company specializes in project management, business marketing, and operations. The CCO said he is committed to serving Jackson residents and aims to inspire. “[With me] being from the city of Jackson gives kids hope and being able to come in and do economic development throughout the city when it comes to [recreation] leagues, when it comes to parks, or when

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A Salute to Dr. Ivory Phillips!

Dr. Ivory Phillips has been a contributing writer to the Jackson Advocate for 42 years. He has been instrumental in highlighting issues in the Jackson community that deal with education and politics.

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