Portrait unveiling and Hall of Fame presentation

President William N. LaForge is pictured with Dorothy Shawhan, professor of English and Chair Emerita at Delta State, at the unveiling of the portrait of Judge Lucy Somerville Howorth and its presentation to the Hall of Fame of the State of Mississippi at the Old Capitol Museum in Jackson. Shawhan is co-author (with Martha Swain) of a biography of Howorth. LaForge was the principal speaker at the ceremony, giving an overview of Judge Howorth’s life and career.


Photo provided by Chris Goodwin (Public Information for the Mississippi Department of Archives and History)