Honors Day celebrates accomplishments

Honors Day

Outstanding faculty and students were recognized during the annual Honors Day ceremony April 28 at Callaway Auditorium.

Teaching awards were presented to Dr. Toni Anderson, Program Coordinator for Music, John R. Hines Jr. Undergraduate Research Faculty Award; Dr. Stacey Ernstberger, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, General Board of Higher Education and Ministry Exemplary Teacher Award; and Dr. Alicia Campbell, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award.

Hank Barnes, a chemistry major from Franklin, Georgia, was named the 2017 Waights G. Henry Jr. Leadership Award winner. This most prestigious honor given to a student by the college is based on scholarship, service and leadership.

For a complete list of honorees, visit here.

In the headlines


June faculty and staff birthdays

2 Felecia Moore
5 William Yin
9 James Blackwood
16 Justin Thurman
19 Susan Laforet
20 Tom Thomsen
21 Fred Wagenaar
22 Ansley Phillips
24 Christi Hu
25 Arthur Sikora
28 Laine Scott
30 Alexandria Lee

The Panthers’ 2017 season ended at the NCAA Division III South Regional last weekend. LC finished a record year 40-6, winning the USA South regular season and tournament championships. The Panthers played in their first NCAA national tournament since 2010. Seven seniors were named to the D3baseball.com and the ABCA/Rawlings All-South Region teams: Casey Bell, Ryan Broaderick, Blake Butcher, Jonathan Fleckenstein, Blane Swift, Tavin Thompson, Andrew Weekley. Broaderick was also named the ABCA/Rawlings All-South Region Pitcher of the Year. In addition, head coach David Kelton was selected as the South Region Coach of the Year.

Senior Logan Lanier finished fourth at the NCAA Division III Championship to earn first team PING All-American honors for the second straight year. Lanier helped lead the Panthers to a 10th place finish in the tournament. It was the team’s fourth straight Top 15 finish in the national tournament.

OrientationThe first orientation session of the summer is June 8-9. Other sessions will be June 15-16, July 10-11 and Aug. 9-10. Transfer orientation will be July 28 and Aug. 8.

Learn2ServeThere are still a few slots available for this year’s Learn-2-Serve Camp to be held June 12-30. Designed for rising students in grades five through eight, the three-week academic and service-learning camp features classes in the morning and activities in the afternoon. For more information, contact Jana Austin at jbaustin@lagrange.edu.

This is the last weekly issue of @lagrange. We will publish monthly until the beginning of fall semester.