Metro-Jackson Alcorn Alumni Chapter, Inc., has selected the honorees for its inaugural class of Leading Alcornites Under 50. An awards celebration will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the Historic Fairview Inn, 734 Fairview Street, Jackson, MS 39202. This event will be two-fold: 1) to recognize Leading Alcornites Under 50 who have made great strides in their community, career and who have encouraged others to attend our prestigious university; and 2) to raise money to provide scholarships for deserving students at Alcorn State University. A cocktail hour will begin at 6 p.m. and the awards presentation at 7 p.m. Tickets to the event are $50 each. Proceeds will go to support scholarships at Alcorn State University.  For more information please contact Dr. Mitchell Shears, Committee Chair at (601) 832-9424.