Little Rock, Ark. (January 17, 2020) – Philander Smith College has announced the honorees for the Annual Living Legends Banquet which will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 20, 2020 at the Chenal Country Club.
In its thirteenth year, the Living Legends Banquet seeks to honor individuals who have made a lasting impact on the community and the campus. This year’s Living Legends honorees include: PSC alumna and leader in education Dr. Linda Watson; recently retired higher education leader and former PSC Vice-President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Zollie Stevenson, Jr.; PSC alumna and Board of Trustee member, Dr. Etta Carter; Little Rock pastor and religious leader Rev. Dr. William Robinson, Jr.; community supporter and ministry leader, Mrs. Janice Goldman; PSC Director of Recruitment, Mr. Paul Person, and current PSC student leader Mr. Benjamin Jackson.
The Living Legends Banquet serves as the culmination of Philander Smith College’s annual Religious Emphasis Week (February 15-22, 2020), which engages students, faculty, staff and the community in activities and programming designed to provide opportunity for intellectual and spiritual growth. The week will include worship services, outreach programs, luncheons, and the renowned Philander Smith Collegiate Choir in concert under the direction of Dr. Stephen Hayes. Through the Living Legends Banquet, the College strives to give distinction to individuals who are serving God by serving the community. Honorees are comprised of community leaders, Philander Smith College faculty, staff, alumni and a PSC current student.
“We are always delighted to take this opportunity each year to recognize those in our community who leave a lasting legacy of leadership and service,” says Rev. Ronnie Miller-Yow, Philander Smith College Chaplain and Dean of Religious Life and Campus Culture. “It is the dedication and sacrifice of these individuals who have helped to uplift our communities.”
Sponsorship opportunities and tickets are also available for the 2020 Living Legends Banquet. For information, or questions regarding the Living Legends Banquet, please contact the Office of Religious Life and Campus Culture at 501-370-5344.
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