601-979-2255 mtolive@jsums.edu

Awards

The Mt. Olive Cemetery project has been recognized for several awards.

2017 listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

2018 Photo Contest Winner presented by the Advisory Council of Historic Preservation.

2018 Heritage Award for Excellence in African American Preservation presented by the Mississippi Heritage Trust.

2019 Diversity Award for Excellence presented by the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning.

2019 Award of Merit presented by the Mississippi Historical Society.