Entries by Andrew McBride

56th Convocation Postponement

Thank you so much to our many friends and supporters for showing an interest in the 56th Convocation and Investiture of Lincoln Laureates. The safety and well-being of all Illinoisans during this COVID-19 pandemic is the top priority of the Academy’s President, Governor Pritzker, and all the State’s leaders. Due to the extraordinary circumstances we […]

Special Invitation to Student Laureates

Dear Student Laureate, Attached is your invitation to attend the 56th Convocation ceremony, Academy-hosted cocktail reception, and elegant three-course dinner. Because your involvement as a Student Laureate is important to the Lincoln Academy, we are happy to invite you and a guest at a discounted per-guest rate of $50 per person. Simply print the attached […]

2020 Laureates Announced by Gov. Pritzker

  The safety and well-being of all Illinoisans during this COVID-19 pandemic is the top priority of the Academy’s President, Governor Pritzker, and all the State’s leaders. Due to the extraordinary circumstances we currently face, the April 18, 2020 Convocation weekend events are postponed, including the Friday evening reception and Saturday evening Convocation ceremony, reception, […]

Stephanie Pace Marshall, Chancellor, 2016 – 2019

From our Archives, 2016: Internationally recognized educator Stephanie Pace Marshall installed as the first woman to lead the prestigious Lincoln Academy of Illinois SPRINGFIELD – Internationally recognized educator Dr. Stephanie Pace Marshall has been installed as the Chancellor of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois, the organization that annually bestows the state’s highest honor, The Order […]

Frank M. Clark Named New Chancellor

Clark presided over May 18 ceremony honoring six distinguished Illinoisans SPRINGFIELD–Frank M. Clark, the former ComEd CEO and Chicago Board of Education President, has been installed as the new Chancellor of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois. Clark’s three-year term as head of the organization began on Saturday, May 18 following the Lincoln Academy’s annual Convocation, […]

Lester McKeever to Receive a Lifetime Leadership Award by the United Way of Metro Chicago

Regent Lester McKeever is being honored on Friday, May 17 with a Lifetime Leadership Award by the United Way of Metro Chicago at its ‘Stronger Neighborhoods’ awards luncheon. The Lifetime Leadership Award recognizes an individual who has exhibited long-standing corporate and civic leadership, and a commitment to United Way’s vision to build a stronger Chicago […]