COLUMBIA, Ky. -- The Lindsey Wilson College
community will honor five alumni and three longtime friends at the
college's 82nd Homecoming Weekend, to be celebrated Sept.
LWC will also hold several reunions, celebrate the
release of a new book, and hold a 5K race.
"It will be another full weekend for alumni and friends,"
said Lindsey Wilson Director of Alumni Relations Randy Burns. "We've assembled
a weekend of activities in which there is something for
The fifth-annual Running With the Blue Raiders Homecoming
5K Fun Run will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Doris and Bob
Holloway Health & Wellness Center, 399 Williams St.
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. CT, and the race starts at 8 a.m.
At the Homecoming Alumni Brunch on Saturday, Sept. 28, in
Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center, the LWC National
Alumni Association will honor three alumni and three college
* Greg Hallof the Class of
1982, a Tompkinsville, Ky., native and current resident of
San Diego will receive the Distinguished Alumnus Service Award;
* Glasgow, Ky., resident Brian Shirleyof the Class of 1998 will receive the Outstanding
Young Alumnus Award;
* the late Columbia resident Jean
McLeanof the Class of 1949 will be
honored posthumously with the Distinguished Service Award;
* and three individuals will named honorary Lindsey
Wilson alumni: B.J. Burnett of Lexington, Ky., who
has been a member of the Lindsey Wilson Board of Trustees for more
than 25 years; and LWC Associate Professor of Music Gerald Chafin and his wife,
Sonja, both of Columbia.
Following the awards brunch, former LWC professor and
administrator Doug Moseley of Bowling Green, Ky.,
will sign copies of his latest book, From George W to George
W, in Cranmer Dining & Conference Center. Moseley's book
is full of little-known facts of U.S. presidents from George
Washington through George W. Bush.
Before kickoff of the LWC-Faulkner (Ala.) University
football game -- scheduled for 1:30 p.m. CT Saturday, Sept. 28, at
Blue Raider Stadium -- two former Blue Raider student-athletes will
be inducted in the Lindsey Wilson Athletic Hall of Fame:
Shelia Isenberg McGeorgeof the Class of
1990 and Joe McGeorgeof the Class
of 1994. Both of the Tompkinsville residents were
basketball standouts at LWC.
Throughout the weekend, reunions will be held for the
classes of 1964, 1973, 1983, 1993 and 2003; former members of the
Lindsey Wilson Singers, Bonner Scholars; and members of the Golden
Homecoming 2013 Weekend will be Sept. 27-28. For more
information, contact LWC Director of Alumni Relations Randy Burns
at burns @lindsey.edu or (270) 384-8400. To go the Homecoming home