Entries by Andrew McBride

November 2020 Lincoln Academy Hall of Fame Inductees

Click here to view the PDF version of this press release. November 2020 Five Illinoisans from history added to Lincoln Academy Hall of Fame SPRINGFIELD – Five Illinoisans who made a significant impact on the history of the state and nation have been inducted into The Lincoln Academy of Illinois Hall of Fame. Those inducted […]

Harold Holzer, Speaks on ALPL Foundation

Harold Holzer is a 2009 Lincoln Laureate. The 3rd annual ALPL Foundation and ALPLM will feature a zoom conversation with Mr. Holzer, a Lincoln scholar and author. The gala will benefit a campaign to secure a permanent home for the Lincolniana collection. Tickets are $25 to $500. For information call the ALPLM at 217-557-5589 or […]

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

  Office of the Governor JB Pritzker FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 CONTACT Gov.Press@illinois.gov Gov. Pritzker Announces 2020 Recipients of the Order of Lincoln Paul Collins, Robert Fraley, Donald McHenry to Receiver Order of Lincoln Governor JB Pritzker announced the 2020 recipients of the Order of Lincoln, which is the state’s highest honor […]

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, […]