Convocation & Investiture of Laureates, 2006

The Lincoln Academy of Illinois

Convocation and Investiture of Laureates

Saturday, the sixth of May
Two thousand and six
Six o’clock in the evening


Sangamon Auditorium
University of Illinois at Springfield

followed by the

Governor’s Reception, Dinner and Ball

Crowne Plaza Hotel
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 :


Reverend Thomas J. Behrens
Social Service

Richard H. Moy, M.D.
Education, Medicine and Science

William A. Osborn
Business and Social Service

Garry Wills, Ph.D.
Communication and Education

The Zhou Brothers
The Arts

Convocation Committee

Honorary Chairperson
Mrs. Rod Blagojevich

Civic Chairpersons
Jane N. Denes

Civic Co-Chairpersons
Ann Robert
Julie and William Kellner

Civic Committee

Drs. David and Ingrid Alexander
Mr. and Mrs. R. Lee Allen
Mr. and Mrs. James V. Antonacci, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Blackwell
Mr. John F. Blythe
Dr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Bragg
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Bussard
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Capestrain
Dr. and Mrs. Phillip V. Davis
Mrs. Shirley Edwards
Mr. Jason Elvidge and Dr. Margaret MacGregor
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Gehlbach
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hoffman
Ms. Jill Leka
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miller
Mr. John Nolan
Mr. Charles Pell
Dr. and Mrs. Robert Posegate
Dr. Mandy Sipes
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Tracy
Mr. and Mrs. Randall Witter

Area Chairpersons

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Anstine
Mr. and Mrs. James Von L. Baker
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce M. Becker
Ms. Wilma Jene Bond
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. Ken Hauff
Mr. and Mrs. Taffie Helleny
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hoffman
Mr. and Mrs. George Howard, III
Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Huber
Mr. and Mrs. John Koten
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel F. Marvin, Jr.
Dr. and Mrs. Walter May
Dr. and Mrs. Clifford G. Neill
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Oakley
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Reardon
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Sharlau, II
Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Sheppard
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Taake
Mr. D. Ray Wilson