Four to be Honored at 92nd LWC Homecoming Weekend

COLUMBIA, KY. -- Three alumni and one devoted benefactor will be honored during Lindsey Wilson College’s 92nd homecoming celebration, Sept. 26-30. The awards luncheon will be held at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday, Sept. 30 in the Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center, 430 Helen Flatt Drive.

The event-packed weekend dubbed “Aim for the Stars” will also feature several reunions and events, including a special reunion celebrating 16 years of the Bonner Scholars program; the Inaugural Dr. Scott Dillery Fall Frenzy Swimming Invitational and naming ceremony; LWC Singers candlelight ceremony and signing; the 2nd Annual Brady Conrad Button Memorial Golf Scramble; and a homecoming alumni tailgate. 

"It will be another full weekend for alumni and friends," said Lindsey Wilson Director of Alumni Relations Lafawn Nettles who has served as LWC alumni director since 2020. "We've assembled a weekend of activities in which there is something for everyone."

At the Alumni Awards Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 30, in Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center, the Lindsey Wilson National Alumni Association will honor four individuals:

The weekend of celebrations kicks off at 7 p.m. CT, on Thursday, Sept. 28, with the Homecoming Kickoff Fireworks and Pep Rally.

All current and former LWC faculty and staff are invited back to campus at 11 a.m. CT, on Friday, Sept. 29 for the 7th-annual faculty and staff reunion picnic on the campus quadrangle. 

The naming ceremony for the Dr. Scott Dillery Fall Frenzy Swimming Invitational will be held at 4:45 p.m. CT on Friday, Sept. 29 in memory of the late LWC professor of mathematics who served LWC for more than 20 years before his death. 

Prior to the Alumni Awards Celebration, the Second Annual Brady Conrad Button Memorial Golf Scramble will take place. Registration begins at 8 a.m. CT. Participants will meet at The Pines at Lindsey Wilson. All proceeds will benefit the Brady Conrad Button Endowed Scholarship.  

In Blue Raider athletics: LWC volleyball will take on Campbellsville University at 6 p.m. CT, on Tuesday, Sept. 26 in Biggers Sports Center.

The crowning of the 2023 LWC homecoming king and queen will be held at halftime of the football game between LWC and Faulkner (Alabama) University at Parnell Family Stadium, Lindsey Wilson Sports Park, 820 Hanley Lane. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. CT. For more information about LWC’s 2023 homecoming celebration, Sept. 26-30, contact the LWC Alumni Office at or 270-384-8400. A complete list of events is available at