A former federal judge, author and longtime Republican Party leader, Jackson attorney Charles W. Pickering, Sr. will deliver the summer commencement address at Mississippi College. The August 2 graduation is scheduled at the A.E. Wood Coliseum on the Clinton campus. The event begins at 10 a.m.(Read the full MC press release here.)
It's quite an honor for Pickering to speak to MC's August graduates, said Ron Howard, vice president for academic affairs. "Charles Pickering is a dedicated Christian and distinguished jurist," he said. "His record of service, not only to his state and nation, but also to his church, is peerless."
MC supporters, Howard said, "are especially proud of Judge Pickering for his many efforts to advance racial reconciliation in Mississippi."
Friday, August 1, 2008
Judge Pickering to Deliver MC Commencement
Charles Pickering will deliver the summer commencement address at Mississippi College.