Trustees Announce the Haywood-Daugette Bell
University's board of trustees named a future campus landmark as The
Haywood-Daugette Bell Tower in honor of generous alumni who are pledging
support for the project. Please see related stories at http://www.jsu.edu/news/july_dec2005/daugette-gift.html and
Gadsden executive Clarence W. Daugette, III, JSU
class of 1974, pledged $500,000 in support of the tower, joining Mrs. Miriam
Haywood and her late husband, James, who provided for the structure in their
wills. Mr. Daugette's total pledge of $1 million also includes $250,000 to
establish the Clarence W. Daugette, III, Endowed Professorship in Finance in
JSU's College of Commerce and Business Administration and $250,000 to fully fund the C.W. Daugette Jr. scholarship
program, which is housed with the International Endowment Foundation, Inc.
Trustees also adopted a resolution in honor of the late
sportswriter Hal Hayes.
The conference room in JSU's new Kennamer Hall was named
by trustees as the Robert "Hal" Hayes Conference Room. Hayes, an
award-winning sportswriter, graduated from Jacksonville State University in
1962. Hayes worked as a sports writer for several newspapers in Georgia and
Alabama. During his eight years with The Atlanta Constitution, he won six
Associated Press awards. In 1969, Hayes was named Georgia Sportswriter of the
Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame. Hayes spent
five years doing public relations for the Atlanta Falcons and three years
promoting the Birmingham Stallions, then focused his talents on writing
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