25TH ANNIVERSARY FOR WKU KICKS OFF WITH A GALA CELEBRATION PDF Print
Friday, 08 February 2013 07:35

 

It was a day to commemorate progress yesterday as a large crowd gathered to celebrate the 25th anniversary of WKU-Glasgow. A number of speakers remarked on the history, including former Mayor, Civic and Business Leader Robert A. Lessenberry

 

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But over 20 years later Nunn was on the Local Advisory Council of the young WKU-G and he made a revelation to Lessenberry:

 

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WKU-G Director Dr. Sally Ray said it was a struggle worthwhile

 

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Dean Emeritus of Regional Campuses Elmer Gray thanked a number of those who made a difference, but one in particular, the late Dr. Juanita Bayless:

 

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Dr. Gary Ransdell applauded the team effort of the faculty in building the success of WKU-G:

 

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And at the conclusion of his remarks Ransdell made a surprise announcement:

 

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Dr. Ray was clearly pleased with the announcement and the entire event:

 

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Former students Callie Christian and James Estes reflected on the importance of WKUG in their lives

 

The day began on a serene note with  “College Heights” as performed by Barren County’s Bailey Birge

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And wrapped up on an inspiring note from assistant director Bill Walter:

 

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There are several other events scheduled for this spring in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of WKU-G

 

 

 

Today is Wade Barton Day!!  Celebrated a birthday last week!!!

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