Bishop Joseph W. Walker III, senior pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Nashville, Tenn., served as grand marshal Saturday of the 2011 SU Homecoming Parade. The parade was held in advance of the Southern-Alcorn State football game which Southern won 30-14.
Walker is a Southern alumnus and a former member of Southern University’s marching band, “The Human Jukebox.” Miss Southern university and Homecoming Queen Chisolu Isiadinso and her court rode in the parade.
Isiadinso is a Baton Rouge native and alumna of Christian Life Academy.
The parade feature 75 units and seven marching bands, including “The Human Jukebox” as well as bands from Southern University Lab School, Scotlandville High, Baker High and Istrouma High.