CONWAY, Ark. (March 11, 2013) - Alumni Weekend 2013 will be Friday, April 19 through Sunday, April 21.
Among the many highlights this year, the Warrior Booster Club Hall of Honor banquet on Friday at 6 p.m. will honor:
- Winfield Botts '28
- Larry Fincher '64
- Jon Guthrie '56
- Paul Henry '88
- Nick Lasker '88
- Roy Wilson '17
On Saturday at 11 a.m., the Alumni Association Awards Brunch will honor:
- Dr. Robert Alexander "Alex" Sanford '63 (Distinguished Alumnus Award)
- Hayes Carll '98 (Outstanding Young Alumnus Award)
- Rev. William B. Smith '63 (James E. Major Service Award)
- Ruth Elizabeth Teague Workman '50 (Hendrix Humanitarian Award)
And at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, the Hendrix-Miller Center (formerly Lilly Vocations Initiative) will celebrate 10 years of service with a reunion and fellowship meal.
Visit www.hendrix.edu/alumniweekend for the most up-to-date Alumni Weekend 2013 schedule.
Friday, April 19
- Wellness and Athletic Center open for alumni use with Wellness and Athletic Center registration and check-in - 6 a.m. until 7 p.m.
- Welcome Center and registration - 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. East Student Life and Technology Center lobby
- Half Century Club Luncheon - 11 a.m. Worsham Student Performance Hall, Student Life and Technology Center - gratis for all Half Century Club members and their guest
- Half Century Club Inductees' Reception sponsored by the Altus Bell Society at 1 p.m. Galloway Parlor
- Pool will be open for alumni use with registration and check-in from 4 - 7 p.m.
- Warrior Booster Club Hall of Honor - 6 p.m. Worsham Student Performance Hall, SLTC - $30 per person. Inductees include Roy Wilson '17, Winfield Botts '28, Jon Guthrie '56, Larry Fincher '64, Paul Henry '88, and Nick Lasker '88
Saturday, April 20
- Welcome Center and registration - 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. SLTC Burrow
- Pick up your Hendrix mug and get your "mug shot" when you register at the Welcome Center on Sat.
- Alumni Water Warrior Swim Meet with Coach Jim Kelly - 8 a.m. Courtway Pool, WAC
- Warrior Booster Club Sports Breakfast - 8:30 a.m. Bates Dining Room, SLTC - $10 per person
- Wellness and Athletic Center open for alumni use with Wellness and Athletic and Center registration and check-in - 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
- Courtway Pool will be open for general alumni use with Wellness and Athletic and Center registration and check-in - 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
- Alumni Association Awards Brunch - 11:00 a.m. Worsham Performance Hall, SLTC
- Distinguished Alumnus Award - Dr. Alex Sanford '63
- Humanitarian Award - Liz Teague Workman '50
- James E. Major Service Award - Rev. Bill Smith '63
- Outstanding Young Alumnus Award - Hayes Carll '98
- James Hayes signing - 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Village Books
- Alumni Bar-B-Q - 12 p.m. Horseshoe parking between Trieschmann and Fausett Hall
- Alumni Men's & Women's soccer game - 1 p.m. Soccer field
- Open House for Alumni hosted by Hendrix College Archives and Special Collections from 1 - 3 p.m. Bailey Library
- Last Lecture with Provost Robert L. Entzminger - 1 p.m. Mills A
- Reception for Provost Entzminger and retiring faculty - 2 p.m. Murphy House
- Frisbee Golf tournament - 2 p.m. Get your map from the Welcome Center, SLTC
- Campus Tours - 2:30 p.m. Beginning from the Welcome Center, SLTC
- Rehearsal for Alumni Choir - 3:30 p.m. Trieschmann
- Lilly Center/Miller Center 10-year reunion with a fellowship meal - 5:30 p.m. Worsham Performance Hall, SLTC
- Individual class parties for Classes of 2012, 2008, 2003, 1998, 1993, 1988, 1983, 1978, 1973, 1968, 1963, and 1958 at various locations by invitation
Sunday, April 21
- Continental Breakfast - 10 a.m. Butler Plaza
- Alumni Memorial Worship Service featuring Alumni Choir - 10:30 a.m. Greene Chapel
- Sunday Lunch - 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. included with registration for Alumni Weekend. With no registration, lunch is $9.25.
- Wellness and Athletic Center open for alumni use with Wellness and Athletic and Center registration and check- in from 1 - 9 p.m.
- Pool will be open for alumni use with Wellness and Athletic and Center registration and check-in from 3 - 7 p.m.
Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.