On Saturday, Apr. 9, Jackson State University celebrated “A Night of Champions” at the fifth annual Blue Tie Gala. Mayor George Flaggs, Jr. was among the legends honored and recognized for his continued dedication and contribution to JSU.
The Blue Tie Gala was an event honoring the commitment of alumni and partners who make a difference in the lives of students who need financial support. JSU successfully raised over $1 million to add to their scholarship fund and established long-term partnerships that will provide students with internships and job opportunities.
Other notable JSU Legends recognized at the gala included: Robert Brazile, Walter Payton, Robert Walker, Dr. John A. Peoples, and others. Mayor Flaggs states, “I am humbled to be among the great people celebrated at this event. I look forward to seeing the positive impact that JSU will have on the students at the University.”See a typo? Report it here.