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2020 Founders Weekend

We regret to announce that our Founders Weekend celebrations have been canceled

Arrangements will be made to recognize our 2020 Hall of Fame honorees at a later date.


Founders Weekend is a great opportunity to celebrate the many things that make Southwestern unique and outstanding.

The 2020 Founders Weekend will celebrate outstanding Moundbuilders with induction into four Halls of Fame:

  • Business Hall of Fame
  • Educators Hall of Fame
  • Fine Arts Hall of Fame
  • Leaders in Service Hall of Fame for the Social Sciences

Thursday, April 16

4:00 p.m. Honors Convocation, Richardson Performing Arts Center


Friday, April 17

5:30 p.m.  Leaders in Service Hall of Fame for the Social Sciences unveiling of plaques followed by dinner & induction ceremony, Deets Library.  $20/person, limited seating, RSVP necessary to alumni@sckans.edu.

2020 Inductees

  • Wallace Gray
  • Mona (Petrocoo) Klein '74
  • Rev. Jim Reed '64

7:30 p.m. Theatre Performance "Silent Sky", Richardson Performing Arts Center
For performance information, please call 620-221-7720 or e-mail boxoffice@sckans.edu


Saturday, April 18

8:00 a.m.  Business Hall of Fame breakfast, Deets Library. $15/person, limited seating, RSVP necessary to alumni@sckans.edu.

9:00 a.m.  Business Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Richardson Performing Arts Center and is open to the public with no reservations needed.

2020 Inductees

  • Thornton House '72
  • John Nichols '87

2020 Business Builder Award Recipient

  • RCB Bank

10:00 a.m.  Fine Arts Hall of Fame brunch, Deets Library. $15/person, limited seating, RSVP necessary to alumni@sckans.edu.

11:00 a.m.  Fine Arts Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Richardson Performing Arts Center and is open to the public with no reservations needed.

2020 Inductees

  • Frieda Lindburg '70
  • Misty Maynard '75
  • Tom '59 and Mari (Waite) '60 Wallrabenstein

12:45 p.m.  Educators Halls of Fame luncheon, Deets Library. $20/person, limited seating, RSVP necessary to alumni@sckans.edu.

1:30 p.m.  Educators Halls of Fame induction ceremony, Deets Library. No charge, but to ensure adequate seating, your RSVP to alumni@sckans.edu is appreciated.

2020 Inductees

  • Lynne (Bales) Hunter '75
  • Dr. Ruth (Franklin) McKeefery '45

2020 Marilyn McNeish Award for Special Education

  • Ralph Hanna, Jr. '60

6:00 p.m.  Founders Weekend President's Dinner, Roy L. Smith Dining Hall, by invitation only.

7:30 p.m. Theatre Performance "Silent Sky", Richardson Performing Arts Center
For performance information, please call 620-221-7720 or e-mail boxoffice@sckans.edu


Sunday, April 19

2:00 p.m. Theatre Performance "Silent Sky", Richardson Performing Arts Center
For performance information, please call 620-221-7720 or e-mail boxoffice@sckans.edu

For more information on Founders Weekend events, call 620.222.1135.

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