Convocation & Investiture of Laureates, 2003

The Lincoln Academy of Illinois

Convocation and Investiture of Laureates

Saturday, the third of May
Two thousand three
Six o’clock in the evening


Braden Auditorium
Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois

followed by the

Governor’s Reception, Dinner and Ball

Bone Student Center
Illinois State University

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 :


Sister Rosemary Connelly
Religion and Social Service

Ronald J. Gidwitz
Business and Education

John W. Maitland, Jr.

Sherrill Milnes
Performing Arts

Edward B. Rust, Jr.

Reverend Dr. Addie L. Wyatt*
Religion and Labor

Convocation Committee

Honorary Chairperson
Mrs. Rod Blagojevich

Civic Chairpersons
President Victor and Mrs. Megan Boschini
Mr. Robert and Mrs. Laura Reardon
Mr. James and Mrs. Linda Shirk

Civic Committee

Mr. Brian and Mrs. Anne Boyden
Mr. Eric and Mrs. April Bridges
Mr. Tom and Mrs. Nancy Brokaw
Dr. Jack and Mrs. Joan Capodice
Mr. John and Mrs. Laura Dirks
Mr. John and Mrs. Kathlyn Franklin
Mr. William and Mrs. Nancy Froelich
Mr. Henry and Mrs. Joan Guenther
Mr. David and Mrs. Sally Hill
Mr. Wallace and Mrs. Jan Hood
Mr. Roger and Mrs. Stephany Joslin
Mr. Douglas and Mrs. Deborah Lovejoy
Mr. Jack and Mrs. Kim North
Mr. John and Mrs. Cathy Nottoli
Mr. Doug and Mrs. Resa Smith
Mr. Mike and Mrs. Ann Sullivan
Mr. Alex and Mrs. Shauna Thompson

* Deceased

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. Edward Finch
Mr. and Mrs. William D. Forsyth, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. William Froehlich, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. James Garner
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Gleason
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 F. 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 Urs