November 23, 2014  

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Alpha Phi Alpha at Southern Miss Receives Awards at District Conference

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During the Mississippi Alpha Network District Conference held in Greenville, Miss. Jan. 23-26, the Mu Xi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at The University of Southern Mississippi was recognized for its achievements with numerous awards, including the highly sought Chapter of the Year Award.

Other awards received by the chapter at the conference included the following:

*Belford V. Lawson Oratorical Competition (Brandon Hersey)
*Hobart Jarrett Debate Competition winner (Don Holmes and Brandon Hersey)
*Dr. John Hope Franklin Scholars Bowl winner (Drako Wells, Ray Young, Jamarcus Magee, Lorenzo Spencer)
*Miss Black and Gold for Mississippi Alpha Network – Kristen Dupard
*Alpha Adviser of the Year – Larry Duncan

For more information about the Mu Xi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at Southern Miss, contact Don Holmes at donald.holmes@usm.edu.