Entries by Andrew McBride

The Lincoln Laureates Podcast welcomes NBA Basketball Legend Doug Collins

Episode Debuts on Opening Day of the 2021-2022 NBA Season A conversation with Lincoln Laureate, 1972 Olympian, NBA All Star player and coach, broadcast analyst, basketball executive, and Benton, Illinois native Doug Collins is set to debut as the latest episode of The Lincoln Laureates podcast series on opening day of the very sport that […]

Gov. Pritzker Announces 2021 Recipients of the Order of Lincoln

State’s Highest Honor Recognizes Excellence in Professional Work, Public Service CHICAGO – Governor JB Pritzker today announced the 2021 recipients of the Order of Lincoln, the state’s highest honor for professional achievement and public service. Established in 1964, the Order of Lincoln honors Illinois residents whose work uplifts every community in the state. This year’s […]

The Lincoln Laureates Podcast Welcomes Dr. Stephanie Pace Marshall

Globally Renowned Educator is Credited with Helping Shape the Re-imagination and Re-design of Learning Dr. Stephanie Pace Marshall, Founding President and President Emerita of the internationally recognized Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, is the latest Lincoln Laureate to be featured in the inaugural season of the podcast series, The Lincoln Laureates. Created to spotlight those […]

“The Lincoln Laureates” Podcast with Captain James Lovell Jr. to Launch on 51st Anniversary of the Captain’s Apollo 13 Mission

(Springfield, IL.) The Lincoln Academy of Illinois thinks April 11th is the perfect date for the release of its The Lincoln Laureates podcast series’ inaugural season episode with award-winning broadcast journalist Mort Crim’s conversing with astronaut and Lincoln Laureate, Capt. James Lovell Jr. Afterall, April 11th marks the 51st anniversary of the historic launch of […]

“The Lincoln Laureates” podcast series celebrates “Women’s History Month” with Laureate Sheila Crump Johnson

(Springfield, IL.) The Lincoln Academy of Illinois chose Women’s History Month to introduce its “The Lincoln Laureates” podcast episode with Laureate Sheila Crump Johnson as the latest addition to its podcast’s inaugural season lineup. The American businesswoman has the distinguished honor of being the first woman to be a stakeholder in three professional sports franchises […]

“The Lincoln Laureates” Podcast Set to Launch on Lincoln’s Birthday!

Features conversations between award winning journalists and the world’s Lincoln Laureates. (Springfield, IL) What do American composer, pianist, songwriter, singer, and former child piano prodigy Emily Bear, television journalist, television producer, narrator, and news anchor Bill Kurtis, and award-winning author, columnist, and television political commentator George Will have in common? Answer: all three are Lincoln […]