President LaForge presents Julia Lennon Baird, half sister of John Lennon, with an honorary alumni certificate at the famous Cavern Club in Liverpool, the nightclub birthplace of the Beatles.
Joining President LaForge are three students who graduated this past Saturday.
This spring, Delta State awarded degrees to more than 430 students. The university also awarded honorary degrees to Lucy and Paul Janoush. Lucy, who was named Delta State’s Alumnus of the Year in 2015, has been a dedicated supporter of the university and was instrumental in the completion of GRAMMY Museum Mississippi. Paul, also an alumnus, has not only supported Delta State, but has been deeply involved in youth and scouting activities in the Bolivar County community.
In other news on campus, it is time again for Delta State’s summer camps, and there are a wide variety of opportunities ranging from athletics to music to art. For more information and to register, visit www.deltastate.edu/summercamps. And, summer school classes begin May 30, and it’s not too late to register. To see a full list of courses available, visit www.deltastate.edu/summerschool.