Inaugural Donors

Friends,

I am deeply grateful to you for your generosity in supporting our Inauguration Week activities. Your contribution helped us showcase our wonderful university programs and engage the community like never before. Thank you for stepping up to support Delta State in such a special and meaningful way. I appreciate your loyalty to Delta State very much.

-Bill LaForge

Delta State University Inaugural Donors

Leadership Level ($5,000+)

ARAMARK Higher Education
Blue Cross Blue Shield – Mississippi
City of Cleveland, Mississippi
Jefferson Bank
Mr. and Mrs. Glover Alcorn “Russ” Russell, Jr.

Cornerstone Level ($2,500-$4,999)

Anonymous (1)
Bolivar County, Mississippi
Fred & Margaret Carl
Casey Family Programs
Roy Collins Construction Company
Eley|Barkley + Dale Partners
Entergy
Gerber/Taylor Capital Advisors, Inc
Wylie Hilburn
Renasant Bank
Mike Sanders Family
Margaret H. Walker

Visionary Level ($1,000-$2,499)

John & Melissa Alexander
Louis & Sylvia Baioni
Bank of Anguilla
Barfield, Salley & Associates
Cannon Ford Lincoln – Michael Joe Cannon
Chawla Hotels, Incorporated
Cleveland – Bolivar County Economic Development Foundation
Cleveland State Bank
Chip & Billie Cole
Scott & Cindy Coopwood
Bill & Jane Crump
Mark W. Davis
Delta Electric Power Association – Ronnie Robertson
Delta State University Foundation
Double Quick Inc. - Tom Gresham
Mike Espy
Greenwood-LeFlore Industrial Board
Guaranty Bank & Trust Company
Hammons & Associates
Al & Ruth Hopkins
Mark Houston
Joe & Dot Janoush
Paul & Lucy Janoush
Mr. & Mrs. J. Peter Jernberg, Jr.
Arthur & Beverly Johnston
Kitty, Ed & Edward Kossman
Drew & Whitney Middleton
Don Q. & Mary Sue Mitchell
Ned & Bettye Mitchell
Planters Bank
John Kirkham & Hilda C. Povall
Carol Puckett
Willie L. Simmons
SouthGroup Insurance – Ned Mitchell
Burns Strider
Billy & Myrtis Tabb
Wade, Incorporated – Bill & Ann Litton
Anne & Charles Weissinger
Jimmy & Pam Wilson
Kent & Janice Wyatt

Empowerment Level ($500-$999)

Alexander, Johnston & Alexander, PA
Anonymous (5)
AvantGarde Strategies, LLC - Serena Raspberry Clark
Ben & Liz Bufkin
Hunter & Suzanne Cade
Butch & Marlene Caston
Ed & Kay Coleman
Mac & Martha Curlee
Doug & Joy Delap
Hank & Suanne Drake
DSU National Alumni Association
Mike & Cindy Ellis
Brad & Mellany Evans
Mayo & Renee Flynt
Donald & Nancy Fountain
Walter & Kathy Fountain
Bill Greenleaf
Keith & Leslie Griffin
Bryce Griffis
Eddie & Virginia Hall
Gerald & Beth Jacks
Derrell James & Trudy Fountain-James
Carolyn & Clyde Manning
Derek & Heather Miles
Richard & Stacy Myers
Needle Specialty Products – Michael Belenchia
Nehi Bottling Company
Mike & Martha Neyman
Billy & Becky Nowell
Omicron Delta Kappa - Shelby McIntire
Partnership Properties
Planters Equipment Company
Steve Puckett
Retzer Resources – Mike Retzer
Randy & Helen Smith
Larry Toney
Sam Waggoner
Hugh Ellis & Eloise Walker

Legacy Level ($250-$499)

Danny & Betsy Abraham
Anonymous (3)
Trey & Lynda Bobinger
Gary & Rebecca Bouse
Butler | Snow - Thad Varner & Kathryn Stewart
Lizabeth & Terry Carlson
Castrol Lube & Economy
McKay Dockery Clark
Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A. – Gary Jones
Carl & Jane Easley
Jeffrey & Stephanie Farris
Terry & Debra Faust
John & Lisa Fletcher
Keith & Anne Fulcher
Gary & Jamey Gainspoletti
Donald & Nelia Green
William L. Hood
Laura & Frank Howell
Cooper & Marilyn Johnson
Matt & Emily Jones
Marvin & Kathleen Lott
Lolo & Vicki Lubiani
Rex & Kelly Lyon
Ronnie & Karen Mayers
Steve & Ladye Ann McClellan
George & Deborah Miller
Beverly Moon
Billy & Deborah Moore
Tom & Kathy Nichols
Billy & Lisa Percy
Robert & Marilyn Ragan
Michelle Roberts
Ann J. Shackelford
Will & Allison Simpson
Jeff Slagell & Christopher Slagell
Frank W. Smith
Paul L. & Melissa Starkey
State Bank & Trust Company
Russell & Shirley Stewart
Sarah Gaddis Thompson
Kim G. Tyrone
Keith & Jeanne Walker

Other Contributors

Anonymous (6)
Wayne & Diane Blansett
Robin & Rick Boyles
Patsy Burchfield
James Donald Cooper
DSU Staff Council
Leigh Emerson
Willis & Jodie Frazer
Deb & Nancy Gee
Dana George
Dennis & Ann Giger
Sydney Hodnett
W.O. Luckett, Jr.
Kenny & Cynthia McCool
Charlie McGuffee
Don Allan Mitchell & Shelley Collins
Kim Pongetti
Ronald C. Porter
Christy Riddle
Forest & Debra Thigpen
Jordan Thomas
Vicki & Allen Williams
The Wishing Well – Jo Parker & Susan Wiggins
J. Walter Wood, Jr.

(Donor Listing as of December 6, 2013)