USM to Host Memorial Service

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Hattiesburg, Miss.

The University of Southern Mississippi is hosting the annual Golden Eagle Memorial Service Tuesday.

The Student Government Association holds the event to honor six students, one faculty member and one staff member who died during the 2013-14 academic year. The service begins at 6:30 p.m. in room 218 of the Thad Cochran Center on the Hattiesburg campus.

The Student Government Association initiated the Golden Eagle Memorial Service in 2003.

The students who died during the school year are Scott A. Corey of Starkville, Thomas Drennon Crockett of Wesson, Rebecca Kaye Hulsey of Biloxi, John W. Kitchens of Petal, Victoria Catherine Brown Luitweiler of Tylertown and Mary Gardiner Tims of Tupelo.

Graduate School dean Susan Siltanen and business office employee Linda Davis also died during the year.