May 1, 2009

2009 Spring Commencement: May 9

Lindsey Wilson College will cap off its largest class in college history on Saturday, May 9. (Click here to read the full story on the LWC Web site.)

Lindsey Wilson’s 89th commencement ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. CT on Saturday, May 9, in the college’s Biggers Sports Center. A total of 161 undergraduate and graduate degrees will be conferred. Combined with the 325 degrees conferred at the winter commencement, the Class of 2009 stands at 486 students – the largest in the college’s 109-year history.

The commencement address will be given by State Sen. Vernie McGaha of Russell Springs, Ky. He will also receive an honorary doctorate.

Also being honored with an honorary doctorate are businessman Charles Bennett of Hardinsburg, Ky., and longtime Lindsey Wilson trustee Pete Mahurin of Bowling Green, Ky.

Commencement weekend begins at 5 p.m. CT on Friday, May 8, with the annual Senior Banquet. The keynote address will be given by Assistant Professor of History Melinda Senters. The Rev. Terry Faris will deliver the message at the baccalaureate ceremony, which will be at 7 p.m. CT on Friday, May 8, in Biggers Sports Center.

Following the commencement ceremony on May 9, the college will host a reception for graduates and their families in Cranmer Dining & Conference Center.

For more information about 2009 spring commencement weekend at Lindsey Wilson, contact the Alumni Office at or (270) 384-8400.

Click here to read the full story on the LWC Web site.

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