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Delta State University Community Recognition Luncheon awards announced

By November 15, 2005General

The Second Annual Community Recognition Luncheon, sponsored by Delta State University, recognized hometown and regional champions. Pictured are (from left): Dr. John M. Hilpert, President of Delta State University; Mr. Ed Kossman, Jr., of Kossman’s Inc. as Delta State College of Business Outstanding Business Person of the Year; Mr. Mark Jackson, general manager of Baxter International of Cleveland,  representing Baxter as the Outstanding Hometown Business Champion; Mr. Chip Morgan, executive vice president of Delta Council, Delta Regional Champion; Dr. Tom Meredith, Commissioner of the Institutions of Higher Learning and guest speaker; Dr. Kent Wyatt, representing Delta Council as Delta Region Champion; and Mr. Martin King, former mayor of Cleveland, the Cleveland Hometown Champion. The Community Recognition Luncheon was an official Year of Cleveland event and was held in the State Room of the H.L. Nowell Union on the Delta State campus.