I am a Valley Sweetheart! -Hawkins’ C’96
Whether it was in class, at the dorm, or by chance encounter years after graduation, many alumni couples have one thing in common—they met and fell in LOVE because of “The Valley.” This year, the MVSU Alumni Affairs Office invited all alumni couples to celebrate their love for Valentine’s Day.
Names: Darrin L. & Sheila Mitchell Hawkins
Class Year: 1996
Year Met: in 1992 in the MVSU Summer Science/Math Program
Married: January 1, 2000
Comments: They have one son (Darian Ahmad Hawkins age 8) and currently Reside in Fairview Heights, IL