LWC Community to Celebrate Student Success, Founders' Contributions
Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2012 [3:52 PM]
Sgt. Dakota Meyer of Columbia receives the Medal of
Honor on Sept. 15 from President Obama. Meyer will deliver
theFounders' Day Dinner keynote address.
COLUMBIA, Ky. -- The Lindsey Wilson College community will
celebrate academic excellence and the school's founders April
Student achievement will be recognized
at the college's annual honors convocation, the college's founders
will be celebrated at the LWC Founders' Day Dinner, and student
academic work and research will be showcased on Academic
"This two-day celebration is a reminder of what Lindsey Wilson
College is all about -- academic excellence and achievement," said
LWC President William T. Luckey Jr. "Our faculty and
students are at the heart of what we do, and these two days will
showcase the students and faculty who make Lindsey Wilson an
At honors convocation -- which will be be held at 4 p.m. CT on
Thursday, April 26, in Biggers Sports Center -- academic awards
will be presented to students based on their work during the
2011-12 school year and also throughout their LWC academic
Also at the ceremony, Luckey will present the President's Award to
the member of the Class of 2012 who he feels epitomizes the LWC
spirit, and the LWC Student Government Association will name the
outstanding LWC teacher of the year.
Later that evening, Sgt. Dakota Meyer of Columbia will deliver the
Founders' Day Dinner keynote address. The dinner gets under way at
6 p.m. CT in the Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference
Meyer, who was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama last
September, will speak about the urgency of seizing opportunities in
life and making the most of them.
"Sgt. Meyer has been an inspiration for so many Americans, and it
is an honor to have him deliver the keynote address of Lindsey
Wilson's annual Founders' Day Dinner," Luckey said.
On Friday, April 27, work by LWC undergraduates will be on display
at the annual Academic Celebration Day. Work will include research
projects students have conducted both independently and with LWC
professors during the 2011-12 school year, and the Lindsey Wilson
Singers will conclude the day with a performance.
The central location for Academic Celebration Day -- which will be
held from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. CT -- will be the Norma and Glen
Hodge Center for Discipleship.
"Lindsey Wilson students are doing some incredible things in
classrooms and in laboratories, and Academic Celebration Day is a
great opportunity to see some of their very best work," Luckey
For more information about LWC's honors convocation, Founders'
Day Dinner or Academic Celebration Day, contact the college at
firstname.lastname@example.org or (270) 384-8001.