2 Structures to be Dedicated, Founders' Day to be Celebrated
Posted on Monday, April 19, 2010 [7:48 AM]
COLUMBIA, Ky. -- Lindsey Wilson College will
celebrate students' academic achievements, honor the college's
founders, and dedicate two new structures next week.
The week's activities will include Honors Convocation; the
annual Founders' Day Dinner, featuring a keynote address by the
Rev. Tony Campolo; and the dedication of Egnew Park and the Doris
and Bob Holloway Health & Wellness Center.
"It will be a busy week in Columbia as we recognize our
students' outstanding academic work of the 2009-10 school year and
also celebrate the dedication of two more structures," said Lindsey
Wilson President William T. Luckey Jr., who has been the
college's eighth president since 1998. "It will be a wonderful
Egnew Park will be dedicated on Tuesday, April 20, following the
first game of the doubleheader between Lindsey Wilson and Indiana
University-Southeast. The first game is scheduled to begin at 3
p.m. CT, and the dedication ceremony is scheduled to start at 5:30
Egnew Park, which is the new home of the LWC baseball program,
is part of a more than 20-acre outdoor sports complex that has been
developed by the college off Exit 49 of the Louie B. Nunn Parkway.
In addition to Egnew Park, the sports complex also includes a
softball field and an outdoor sports stadium that will host the
football and track and field programs. Football will return to
Lindsey Wilson next fall after a 75-year absence.
Egnew Park is named in honor of the Egnew
family of Stearns, Ky., who are longtime supporters of the Lindsey
The Holloway Health & Wellness Center will be dedicated at 1
p.m. CT on Wednesday, April 21. The 73,232-square-foot building was
opened earlier this school year, making it the largest building in
the college's history.
The Holloway Health & Wellness Center -- which
is named in honor of LWC Board of Trustees Chair Bob Holloway and
his late wife, Doris, both of Middletown, Ky. -- includes an
indoor, eight-lane swimming pool; recreation pool; 40-person hot
tub; indoor walking track; racquetball court; cardiovascular area;
weight-lighting room; and three basketball courts.
The annual Founders' Day Dinner will be held at 6 p.m. CT on
Wednesday, April 21, in the college's Roberta D. Cranmer Dining
& Conference Center. The dinner -- which honors the founders of
the 107-year-old college -- will feature a keynote address from
Known as "The Positive Prophet of Red Letter Christianity," Campolo is
professor emeritus of sociology at Eastern University. For 10 years
he was a member of the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania.
He is the founder and president of the Evangelical Association for
the Promotion of Education.
The college's annual Honors Convocation will be held at 4 p.m.
CT on Thursday, April 22, in Biggers Sports Center. At Honors
Convocation, the President's Award will be given to a member of the
graduating class the president feels best embodies the Lindsey
Wilson mission. The Lindsey Wilson Student Government Association
will also present the Teacher of the Year award to an outstanding
member of the college's faculty.
For more information about the week's celebrations, contact
the Lindsey Wilson Development Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (270)