The Spotlight Awards is designed to highlight women (and men) who have been leaders in representing women’s issues; have made an impact that benefits women in the state of Kentucky and beyond, and innovative women in their chosen field. In addition, the awards ceremony is a time for the College to bestow honors on someone who has directly impacted Midway College.
The evening will include a sit down dinner, a featured keynote speaker and two award presentations. The awards presented during the evening will be the Pinkerton Vision Award and the Midway College Legacy Award.
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This award honors the legacy of Dr. L.L. Pinkerton, whose vision of the Kentucky Female Orphan School in 1847 established it as the first formal education for orphaned girls on the site that is now Midway College. Criteria for consideration of award recipients includes: a) an individual or group (male or female) who has had a direct impact on improving the lives of women, b) a woman who has served as an outstanding role model, or c) a woman who has displayed great leadership, innovative thinking and influence in her chosen field. The recipient must be a Kentucky native, resident or organization located in Kentucky. A committee of college representatives will select the award recipient from the pool of nominations received.
This award honors a person or persons that have impacted Midway College over a period of many years by giving time, service, support and/or resources. This is a special Midway College award determined by a committee of college representatives.
2015 Midway College Legacy Award Honoree
2015 Spotlight Awards will be May 28 inside McManis Student Center’s Piper Dining Hall. Reception at 6 p.m. Dinner and Awards Program at 7 p.m. To find out about sponsorship and to reserve a table contact Scott Fitzpatrick at email@example.com or 859.846.5300.
Tickets for the event will be $100/individual or tables $1,000. All proceeds from the dinner and awards ceremony will go to support ongoing academic programming and student scholarships at Midway College.
For more information regarding the Spotlight Awards contact Scott Fitzpatrick at 859-846-5300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.