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Notable Alumni: Other Fields

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Susan Akin Susan Akin (BA ’85)

  • Miss America 1986
Hank Bounds Dr. Hank Bounds (PhD ’00)

  • Mississippi Commissioner of Higher Education, 2009-present
  • Mississippi Superintendent of Education, 2005-2009
Augustus Leon Collins (BBA ’82)

  • Brigadier General in the United States Army
  • First African-American General in the Mississippi National Guard
  • Director of Mobilization Forces for US Army Forces Command
Dan Jordan Dan Jordan (BA ’60; MA ’62)

  • Executive Director of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation
  • Scholar in Residence at the University of Virginia
John McCain John McCain (1902)

  • Admiral in the United States Navy
  • Awarded the Navy Cross and Distinguished Service Medal with two Gold Stars for gallantry
  • Grandfather of U.S. Senator and retired Navy Captain John McCain III
Mary Ann Mobley Mary Ann Mobley (BA ’58)

  • Miss America 1959
Lynda Lee Mead Shea Lynda Lee Mead Shea (BAEd ’61)

  • Miss America 1960

 

Lt. General James Sherrard III Lt. General James Sherrard III (BA ’65)

  • Former Chief of Air Force Reserves
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