Ft. Valley State Luncheon Supports Scholarships
The Honorable Calvin Smyre. Mr. Yewston Myers IV and Mr. Jakari Rush rendered a Musical Prelude. Mrs. Beverly Y. Davis gave the Welcome/Occasion. Mr. Smyre Introduced Dais guests. Councilman Jerry “Pop” Barnes brought Greetings from Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson, Col. Jeffrey Fletcher, Garrison commander. Fort Benning brought Fort Benning Greetings and Mrs. Dorothy Moss, National Alumni president, brought Alumni Greetings. Ms. Betty Sullivan and Ms. LoAnn Gross did the Scholarship Presentation 2012. Lt. Col. (Ret.) Y.N. Myers III gave the Invocation/Grace. There was Musical Entertainment while lunch was served. Georgia State Representative Carolyn Hugley introduced the Guest Speaker, Georgia State Representative Stacey Y. Adams. After Ms. Adams speech, Mr. Smyre did the Recognition of Honorees with Presentations and Musical Tribute, “Wind Beneath My Wings. The Unsung Heroes this year were Ms. Saundra Ellison, Ms. Kathy Jones-Jones Mrs. Rose E. Hunter McRae and Mr. Thomas F. Zachery. FVSU President Larry Rivers shared a View of the Valley. Remarks
were made by Ms. Mary J. Quiller and Ms. Saundra Ellison. After the singing of the Alma Mater, the Benediction was delivered by Lt. Col. (Ret.) Y. N. Myers III. Little Miss FVSU is Alexis Day and Little Mr. FVSU is Mr. Mark Morgan. The event’s platinum sponsors were Columbus Cardiology Associates/Dr. Alonzo and Kathy Jones, Ms. Beverly Mack Davis, Mr. Fuller Heard, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Jones, Mr. and Mrs. David Jones, Ms. Mary J. Quiller and Georgia State Representative Calvin Smyre, a FVSU grad.