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COB Graduate Turner Wingo Named MSU's 2016 National Alumnus of the Year

1-11-16 - College of Business alumnus Turner A. Wingo of Collierville, TN is Mississippi State’s 2016 national alumnus of the year. The 1967 business administration graduate enjoyed a successful career in retail for a number of years and was a longtime proprietor of Sherry’s Hallmark.

Wingo previously was honored by the university as the College of Business’ 2011 alumnus of the year. A member of MSU Foundation’s board of directors, he long has provided support for student scholarships, an endowed professorship, various campus facilities and the athletic program.

Wingo will be recognized formally during campus ceremonies in February, as well as the 2016 COB Alumnus of the Year, Mr. Haley R. Fisackerly.

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