2018 Notable Alumni Recognition

These Eagle alumni have demonstrated success in their career fields and/or communities and were be recognized at the 2018 Homecoming Brunch.


Dorron Hunter (82) of Cincinnati is a mentor of at-risk youth through the Future Leaders Youth Group. Through his work with the group, he encourages students to steer clear of violence and focus on their education. He directs many of his kids to Morehead State and almost yearly brings a busload of students to visit MSU, attend a football game and experience the campus he knows and loves.

Denise Taylor (88) of Louisville is a special event coordinator, motivational speaker and author. She created the national movement of Wacky Wednesday, a weekly spirit-lifting program that originated when her late daughter, Jonnae, was in the hospital with leukemia. She is the founder of We GET To, a nonprofit organization for cancer patients and survivors started in honor of her daughter’s memory.