Varnado to be honored by Senate Thursday

By NEMS Daily Journal

Bulldogs’ senior center Jarvis Varnado will be recognized for his many accomplishments during his time at Mississippi State at 4:30 p.m. Thursday on the floor of the Mississippi Senate Chamber.
Vanardo’s day will not be finished though, as he is one of three finalists for the Howell Trophy, the award given to the state’s top men’s collegiate basketball player, being presented at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame at 5:30 p.m.
Other finalists for the Howell Trophy include Ole Miss junior guard Chris Warren and Jackson State senior guard Garrison Johnson
Along with the Howell Trophy, the Gillom Trophy honoring the state’s top female collegiate basketball player will also be presented. Finalists include MSU senior guard Alexis Rack, Ole Miss senior guard Bianca Thomas and Southern Miss senior forward Pauline Love. All three finalists are repeat honorees from 2009.