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Founders Weekend 2014

2014 Founders Weekend will take place on April 11-12 on the Southwestern College main campus.  This year, in addition to 5 halls of fame to recognize outstanding alumni and the annual Founders Day Dinner, we will also be dedicating the Tomari Theatrical Arts and Technologies Center.  Plan to attend as many of the festivities as you can!

Friday, April 11

5:30 p.m.  Leaders in Service Hall of Fame for the Social Sciences, Deets Library.  Reception followed by dinner and the induction of:
Pedro M. Esquivel '62
Harry H. Dunn '23
Bishop Bruce Blake
For reservations, call 620-229-6334.

7:30 p.m.  Jonathan Larson's rock musical, "Rent", based on Puccini's "La Boheme", Richardson Performing Arts Center.  For tickets, call 620-221-7720.

Saturday, April 12

9 a.m.  Dedication of the Tomari Theatrical Arts and Technologies Center, located just east of the White PE building on Warren Street.

10:30 a.m.  Fine Arts Hall of Fame reception, Darbeth Lobby.  Immediately following will be the induction ceremony in Messenger Recital Hall to honor:
George M. Cole '63
Loren B. Crawford '34
Ronald K. Curfman '64

12:30 p.m.  Business Hall of Fame, Deets Library.  Reception followed by lunch and the induction of:
Rodney C. Kreie '77
James L. Richardson '70
Merle D. Sharick '68
Sandy Foust - Business Builder Award recipient for 2014
For reservations, call 620-229-6334

3:30 p.m.  Educators and Scholars Halls of Fame, Deets Library.  Reception followed by induction of Education honorees:
Frank D. Davidson '79
John W. Marshall '70
Ronda J. (Sims) Marshall '70

Then induction of Scholars honorees:
Marilyn (Brown) Corbin '70
Everett V. Samuelson '48

6 p.m.  Founders Day Dinner (by invitation), Roy L. Smith dining hall.  Seating is limited, RSVPs are required.

7:30 p.m.  Jonathan Larson's rock musical, "Rent", based on Puccini's "La Boheme", Richardson Performing Arts Center.  For tickets, call 620-221-7720.