21 HONORED AT SENIOR DAY FOR BASKETBALL, CHEER AND DANCE TEAMS — The LWC community honored 21 students who closed out their athletics careers Saturday afternoon at Biggers Sports Center. Four members of the women’s basketball team, six members of the men’s basketball team, and 11 members of the cheerleading and dance teams were honored during Senior Day ceremonies.
The LWC women’s basketball team lost their regular-season finale 92-84 to Shawnee State (Ohio) University, but LWC men’s basketball team closed out its regular season with a 75-71 win over Shawnee State. Both Blue Raider teams head to Lebanon, Tenn., to play in the Mid-South Conference tournaments, which begins Thursday, March 6.
Members of the cheerleading and dance teams who were honored were: Joanie Alexander of Brodhead, Ky.; Jessica Denton of Columbia; Erika Finley of Hopkinsville, Ky.; La’Shandra Frank of Hopkinsville, Ky.; Chaney Hershey of Simpsonville, Ky.; Tara Lawson of Berea, Ky.; Lizzie Lieske of Sebree, Ky.; Reann Martin of Danville, Ky.; Brenna Murray of Russell Springs, Ky.; Shawnee Sutton of Henderson, Ky.; and Whitney Rodgers of Columbia.
Members of the men’s basketball program who were honored were: Simone Barres of Paris; Michael Butler of Harrodsburg, Ky.; Daronte’ Clark of Gallatin, Tenn.; Chase Cox of Campbellsville, Ky.; Dustin Curry of Greensburg, Ky.; and Alex Giergen of Dusseldorf, Germany.
Members of the women’s basketball program honored were: Tara Arnold of Frankfort, Ky.; Becca Bush of Greensburg, Ky.; Whitney Rodgers of Columbia; and Laura Skudra of Riga, Latvia.
LWC STUDENTS, STAFF ATTEND NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON STUDENT ENGAGEMENT — Eight Lindsey Wilson College students and staff members spent their weekend at a national conference about student engagement.
The students, who are members of LWC’s “Introduction to Community Development” class, attended the IMPACT Conference, held Friday through Sunday in Valparaiso, Ind.
The IMPACT Conference is the largest annual conference in the nation focused on engaging college students in service, advocacy and social action. The 30-year-old conference brings together students, administrators, faculty, AmeriCorps members and VISTAs, and nonprofit professionals.
The Lindsey Wilson group included, front row from left: students Miwa Hayashi of Tokyo, Noel Wilson of Owenton, Ky., and Brittany Smith of Albany, Ky.; LWC instructor Candice Armstrong, student Keith Couch of Madisonville, Ky., student Lee Landis of Greensburg, Ky., staff member Maria Sanchez of Columbia and student Brooke Milton of Scottsville, Ky.