Category: Alumni

Delta State University honors Malik Sinegal (’19) for Youngest African American Boeing 777 Pilot in the World

Malik Sinegal (’19) and DSU Alumni Association President Patrick Davis

Delta State University honored Malik Sinegal, Class of 2019, for his recent achievement of becoming the Youngest African American Boeing 777 Pilot in the world. The event took place at the Delta State University Flight Hangar. Joe Saia, Interim Chair of the Department of Commercial Aviation, Delta State University President William N. LaForge, and Vice President of University Advancement and External Relations Rick Munroe all gave remarks on Malik’s milestone accomplishment.

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Inaugural L.U.C.Y. Award for Mississippi K-12 Educations to Be Presented by GRAMMY Museum Mississippi®—and Named after Lucy Janoush, Museum Visionary and Delta State University Alumna

GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi and the Lucy Janoush Family announce that applications are now open for the inaugural L.U.C.Y. Award, which stands for Lifting Up Children and Youth. Named after devoted Mississippian, community advocate, and Delta State University alumna Lucy Janoush, who was instrumental in securing funding for the development of the Mississippi Museum, the L.U.C.Y. Award celebrates K-12 educators from the state of Mississippi who embody the educational mission of GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi.

“Lucy would be pleased to know that we are carrying on her legacy at GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi to support education,” said Becky Nowell ’81,

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