Midway College Spotlight Awards

Spotlight Awards

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.

2015 Midway College Spotlight Awards

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Piper Dining Hall
512 East Stephens Street ~ Midway, Kentucky 40347
Reception at 6:00 p.m.
Dinner at 7:00 p.m.
Keynote Speaker and Award Ceremony
Immediately Following
Business Attire
RSVP by May 21
For additional information please contact the Development Office at (859) 846-5300.

The Pinkerton Vision 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.


Midway College Legacy Award

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
Mrs. Libby Jones Former First Lady of Kentucky and Longtime Midway College TrusteeLibby Lloyd Jones
Former First Lady of Kentucky and
Longtime Midway College Trustee

Event & Ticket Details

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 sfitzpatrick@midway.edu 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 sfitzpatrick@midway.edu.

Event Sponsors
Community Trust Bank
KY One Health
Woodford Reserve
Green's Toyota of Lexington