Nominations for the second annual Dr. Al Cade Beacon of Hope Service Award are due by Wednesday, Nov. 1.

The award is designed to honor compassionate MSSU students who have contributed an extraordinary level of dedication and demonstrated superior leadership through exceptional service by volunteering on or off campus. To make a nomination – whether it be yourself or someone you know – send an email to that identifies the student’s volunteer contributions in detail.

The award will be presented at the 18th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Celebration Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Last year’s recipient was Haley Henry.