Article Comment 

MUW to dedicate trees in honor of students


MUW Public Affairs



A tree dedication ceremony in memory of four Mississippi University for Women students will be held on campus at 2 p.m. Thursday. 


Rose bud trees have been planted in honor of Jamelia Brown, of Grenada; Jaslynn McGee, of Corinth; and cousins Catherine Ann Muse and Alondan Turner, both of Cordova, Ala. A hotel fire in Hoover, Ala., claimed the lives of the four freshmen back in January. 


The dedication will take place in front of Kincannon Hall, where the students were residents. 


Memorial markers will be placed at each tree, according to Sirena Parker, director of community living, who also noted that family members will be on hand and have a role in the ceremony. 


Remarks will be made by MUW President Claudia A. Limbert and selections will be provided by United Harmony. 


The ceremony is open to the public. For more information, contact Parker at 662-329-7127.




printer friendly version | back to top


Reader Comments

back to top



Most Viewed News Stories


1. Old Hickory grill man does it for the love COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY

2. Jeb Bush to attend Egg Bowl STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY

3. Oktibbeha man dies in weekend wreck STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY

4. Carleton joins Oxford police force COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY

5. Vasquez murder: Vasquez's family responds to Martinez's release COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY


More popular content      Suggest a story



Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Email