2014 Commencement

Schedule of Events


Tuesday, April 22

11:00 a.m. Academic Honors Day

John L. Hill Chapel (#18)

12:00 p.m. Reception for Honorees and their families

Given by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

and the Office of Development

Richard C. & Karen G. Ward Room (#12)


Thursday, April 24

5:00 p.m. Senior Picnic (graduating seniors only)

George H. W. Bush Center for Fitness (#15)

This informal time of good food and fellowship is planned for seniors by the class officers. Find out who receives the class superlatives and who the Faculty Speaker will be for the Senior Banquet. Students please return the enclosed RSVP form to James Koeppe by April 17 if you plan to attend.

Thursday, May 8

6:00 p.m. Senior Night with GC Young Alumni at

Lexington Legends Game (graduating seniors only)

Whitaker Bank Park in Lexington

Come out to Applebee’s Park for the ballgame and enjoy your first young alumni event! Join other area young people on the Pepsi Deck. The updated cost is $10 which includes your ticket and meal. Please contact James Koeppe at 502-863-7977 or james_koeppe@georgetowncollege.edu  for more information.Watch for ticket sales outside the cafeteria as well.


Friday, May 9

10:30 a.m. Commencement Rehearsal & Inclement Weather Plan Bible & Senior Banquet Ticket Distribution

George H. W. Bush Center for Fitness (#15)

5:00 p.m. Senior Banquet

Wally & Gerry Montgomery Cafeteria (#10)

Each graduate will receive a free ticket to the senior banquet and will be allowed to purchase two additional tickets for $15 each.

If your graduate wishes to purchase more than two additional tickets, the requests will be considered in the order in which they are received. You or your graduate should RSVP to Laura Owsley by May 2. Your graduate will pick up the tickets at Commencement rehearsal on Friday, May 9.

6:00 p.m. Class of 1964 • 50 Year Golden Reunion Banquet

Conference Center at Georgetown College (East Campus)

6:30 p.m. Graduates Robe/Group Photo • Steps of Giddings Hall (#16)

6:45 p.m. Graduates Robe/Line-up

George H. W. Bush Center for Fitness (#15)

Inclement weather location: John L. Hill Chapel basement (#18)

7:30 p.m. Baccalaureate Service

John L. Hill Chapel (#18) Seating is limited.

Extra ticket distribution 20 minutes after Baccalaureate in George H.W. Bush Center for Fitness (#15).


Saturday, May 10

8:00 a.m. Alumni, Parents, Families, & Friends Reception

Complimentary Continental Breakfast

Anna Ashcraft Ensor Learning Resource Center Lobby (#12)

8:00 a.m. Class of 1964 • 50 Year Golden Reunion Breakfast

Jones-Hall-Nelson Suite, Cralle Student Center (#10)

9:15 a.m. Graduates Robe/Line-up

George H. W. Bush Center for Fitness (#15)

10:00 a.m. Commencement

Giddings Lawn (#16)

Inclement weather location: Davis-Reid Alumni Gymnasium (#11)


Events are open to relatives and guests. The entry (#) after event locations refers to location key numbers shown in the map and legend.

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