ColumbiaMagazine.com
Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  
 
























 
LWC celebrates academics at 2017 Honors Convocation

Links to front paged honors categories
Click on headline for story with photo(s)

By Venus Popplewell, Director of Public Relations
Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, KY

COLUMBIA, KY (Wed 26 Apr 2017) -- The Lindsey Wilson College community honored the academic accomplishments of the 2016-17 school year Tuesday afternoon, April 25, at the college's annual Honors Convocation.

Held in Biggers Sports Center, the event included more than four dozen departmental and college-wide awards. The top graduating senior was named, two new John B. Begley Scholars were awarded and the top professors of the year were recognized. The Student Government Association organization of the year was also recognized.


LWC history senior Hannah McCandless of Elizabethtown, KY, received the President's Award, which is presented to the graduating senior who in the opinion of the LWC president best embodies the LWC mission.

Bethany Harting, a psychophysiology junior from Leitchfield, KY, and Christy Antle, an education junior from Russell Springs, KY were honored as returning Begley Scholars. The John B. Begley Scholarship is the college's most prestigious undergraduate scholarship.

Associate Professor of Journalism David Goguen was named Teacher of the Year by the LWC SGA; and Assistant Professor of Human Services and Counseling Myra Ford received the Exemplary Teacher Award from The United Methodist Church Division of Higher Education.

The LWC Campus Kitchen, whose mission is to empower students to fight hunger, was named the top student organization by the LWC Student Government Association. The LWC Campus Kitchen launched in fall 2016.

Several student groups and academic honor societies were also recognized. Particularly noteworthy was the presentation by Associate Director of Music Gerald Chafin. The Lindsey Wilson Singers were honored with a letter of appreciation and gratitude from Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin for their selection as Kentucky's delegation to the National Festival of the States for the 75th commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor in October 2016.

LWC's 105th commencement ceremony will be at 10amCT, Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY.



This story was posted on 2017-04-27 05:22:36
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.


 

To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.

LWC Student Government names Gougen Teacher of the Year



2017-04-27 - Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo by Travis Smith, LWC.
LWC Associate Professor of Journalism David Goguen was named Teacher of the Year by the LWC SGA. The award is determined by the Lindsey Wilson student body. Student Government Association President Hannah McCandless looks on. - TRAVIS SMITH

Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.



Honors convocation: McCandless receives President's Award



2017-04-27 - Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo by Travis Smith, LWC.
LWC history senior Hannah McCandless of Elizabethtown, KY, received the President's Award at the 2017 LWC Honors Convocation Ceremony. The President's Award is presented to the graduating senior who in the opinion of the LWC president best embodies the LWC mission. - TRAVIS SMITH

Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.



LW Singers honored by Gov. Matthew Bevin



2017-04-27 - Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo By Travis Smith, LWC.
The LWC Singers were recognized for achievement during the 2016-17 school year. Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin honored the group with a letter of appreciation and gratitude for their selection as Kentucky's delegation to the National Festival of the States for the 75th commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor in October 2016.- TRAVIS SMITH

Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.



Returning Begley Scholars honored at LWC convocation



2017-04-27 .
Two were named as returning John B. Begley Scholars. Bethany Harting, left, a psychophysiology junior from Leitchfield, KY, and Christy Antle, an education junior from Russell Springs, KY, stand with LWC President William T. Luckey Jr. The John B. Begley Scholarship is the college's most prestigious undergraduate scholarship.- TRAVIS SMITH

Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.



LWC 2017 Honors - Natural and Behavioral Sciences



2017-04-27 - Roberta D. Cranmer Dining Center, 430 Helen Flatt Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo By Travis Smith, LWC.

Honors Convocation includes more than four dozen departmental and college-wide awards. Honored for outstanding achievement from the Department of Natural and Behavioral Sciences are, from left, Matthew Fudge of Columbia, KY for Biology; Candace Kimball of Willisburg, KY for Mathematics; and Benjamin Hoffman of La Grange, KY for Psychology and Psychophysiology. - TRAVIS SMITH

Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.



 

























 
 
Quick Links to Popular Features


 

ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Use the following link: http://www.columbiamagazine.com/columbiamagazinerss.php.

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270-250-2730 Fax: 270-751-0401


Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to webmaster@columbiamagazine.com. All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.