Convocation & Investiture of Laureates, 2002

The Lincoln Academy of Illinois

Convocation and Investiture of Laureates

Saturday, the fourth of May
Two thousand two
Six o’clock in the evening


Sangamon Auditorium
The University of Illinois at Springfield
Springfield, Illinois

followed by the

Governor’s Reception, Dinner and Ball

Crowne Plaza Hotel
3000 Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, Illinois

Formal, Academic or Military Dress

Decorations will be worn


The Lincoln Academy of Illinois will present the State’s highest award to the following honorees :


Frank Considine*
Business and Social Services

Lou Conte
The Performing Arts

Jack M. Greenberg

Rabbi Herman E. Schaalman

Bernard Shaw

James B. Stewart

* Deceased

Convocation Committee

Honorary Chairperson
Mrs. George H. Ryan

Civic Chairpersons
Chancellor Richard D. and Mrs. Carolyn Ringeisen

Civic Committee

Mr. R. Lee and Mrs. Kristin S. Allen
Mr. Craig and Dr. Barbara Burkhardt
Mr. Larry and Mrs. Ann Burton
Mr. Lawrence A. and Mrs. Constance Locher Bussard
Dr. Michael and Mrs. Karen Cheney
Dr. J. David and Mrs. Susan Cross
Mr. James L. and Mrs. Brenda Fletcher
Mr. Kent Gray
Mr. Ken and Mrs. Shelley Hoffman
Mr. Shawn E. and Mrs. Barbara Jeffers
Mr. William and Mrs. Julie Kellner
Mr. N. Richard and Mrs. Kay King
Mr. Thomas R. Meyerscough
The Honorable Steven and Mrs. Joyce Nardulli
Dr. Phillip S. and Mrs. Martine Paludan
Mr. Sergio A. and Mrs. Rosemary Pecori
Mr. George W. and Mrs. Lynda Preckwinkle
Mr. Donald R. and Mrs. Wanda Tracy
Mr. Joseph Victor
Mr. Dan and Mrs. Judy Weisman

Area Chairpersons

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Anstine
Mr. and Mrs. James Von L. Baker
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce M. Becker
Mr. and Mrs. John Behrendt
Mrs. Wilma Jene Bond
Mr. and Mrs. Craig S. Burkhardt
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Bussard
Mrs. Jack Cavenaugh
Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Chapman
Mr. and Mrs. Bradford J. Coash
Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Eiten
Ms. Karen Emerson
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Epperson
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Finch
Mr. and Mrs. William D. Forsyth, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. William Froehlich, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. James Garner
Mr. and Mrs. Taffie Helleny
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth A. Hoffman
Mr. and Mrs. George Howard, III
Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Huber
Mr. and Mrs. John Koten
Mr. and Mrs. John C. Kreigsman
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel E. Marvin, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter May
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Naumer
Dr. and Mrs. Clifford G. Neill
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Oakley
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Scharlau, II
Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Sheppard
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Taake
Ms. Edith E. Trutter, II
Mr. D. Ray Wilson
Mr. Lamire X. Wiss
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Yurs