By NEMS Daily Journal
FULTON – Herman Hester of Amory will be honored as Itawamba Community College’s Alumnus of the Year for 2011.
Hester will be recognized Oct. 1 at 4:30 p.m., just prior to the homecoming football game with Mississippi Delta. He also will be featured during a presentation at 1:15 p.m. that day in the Student Services Building lobby.
Hester graduated from Amory High School in 1949 and attended Itawamba Junior College and Mississippi State University. He served in the National Guard and was chairman of the Gilmore Health System from 1984 to 2005. Hester also was on the Mississippi United Methodist Foundation and Amory School Board.