The award is given annually to second and third year law students in the top one-third of the class who show potential for outstanding service to the legal profession.
Ellis is the son of Mike Ellis and Jerri Harlow Strahan. He is married to Lauren Lee Ellis.
About Mississippi College School of Law:
The Mississippi College School of Law’s origins extend to the Jackson School of Law, which was acquired by Mississippi College in 1975.
Since then, the Law School has grown in prominence as a regional law school whose 530 students come from 30 states and 100 undergraduate schools to study at its high tech campus in Jackson.
MC Law is accredited by the American Bar Association, holds membership in the Association of American Law Schools, is a charter member of the International Association of Law Schools, and maintains a chapter in the Order of Barristers.