IN TRIBUTE TO ZACHARIAS — Acclaimed author and MSU alumnus John Grisham was among the guest speakers paying tribute to late MSU President Donald W. Zacharias at a memorial service Thursday on the Starkville campus. Grisham said of Zacharias, "Only occassionally does a university president come to the right place at the right time and leave such a profound impact." Others honoring Zacharias, who served MSU from 1985 to 1997, were MSU President Mark E. Keenum; Eric Zacharias, son of the deceased; The Very Reverend J. Lee Winter, Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Starkville; Roy Ruby, former interim MSU president; Lewis Mallory, MSU Foundation board member; and Jimmy Abraham, MSU Alumni Association executive director. For more photos, visit facebook.com/msstate.
|Mar 07, 2013 | Photo by: Beth Wynn|