Tougaloo College honors WLBT-3 - - Jackson, MS

Tougaloo College honors WLBT-3

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

One of Jackson's most prominent institutions of higher learning paid tribute to WLBT-3 Wednesday morning. The 3 On Your Side family extends a big thank you to Tougaloo College after administrators at the school honored the station with their 2012 Alliance Award.

WLBT-3 general manager Dan Modisett was on-hand to accept the award, which was presented at the college's Philanthropic Convocation. The honor celebrates the partnership between WLBT and Tougaloo which has spanned for decades.

The school's president Dr. Beverly Hogan articulated what that partnership means to the school.

"We recognize WLBT today for it's long standing relationship with Tougaloo College," Hogan said.  "It's not just one thing. WLBT goes back many years."

Tougaloo also honored members of the faculty and staff for their philanthropic service to the community and the school.

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