This year Louisiana College is celebrating 100 years of academic excellence providing a Christian liberal arts education to the students of Louisiana, region and beyond. As part of the celebration, President George Herbert Walker Bush will visit the campus and be the featured guest for two special events on Thursday, October 26, 2006.
Louisiana College President Joe Aguillard states, “In recognition of 100 years of delivering pre-eminent academic programs in a distinctively Christian environment, Louisiana College will mark the event with a world leader, and recent President of the Untied States. Our college - students, faculty and staff as well as alumni and churches around the state - are quite deserving of such a once in a lifetime honor. We invite Louisiana College supporters from across the state to join us in this great celebration and in the support of student scholarships.”
The public is invited to join Louisiana College for the Presidential Visit. The following outlines the schedule for the dayâ€™s events and the donation for each. All proceeds, minus the cost of the related meal, are tax deductible and will go toward student scholarships.
Thursday, October 26th
9:30 -10:30 A.M.
A Private Brunch with the President
Tickets limited to 100 attendees; Brunch attendees are invited to a private faculty/student chapel service following brunch, and then to the luncheon as part of their donation.
$2500 per person
12:30 â€“ 1:30 P.M.
A Special Luncheon with an address by the President
$750 per person; $1250 per couple
$5,000 per table of 10 people
Over 90% of the Louisiana College student body receives some form of scholarship assistance. In fact, on average more than $4,000 per student is awarded annually.
Louisiana College continues to be ranked and noticed as a school of affordable excellence. The college is consistently honored in Americaâ€™s 100 Best College Buys and Americaâ€™s Best Christian Colleges, being only one of twenty colleges listed in both publications. U.S. News and World Report ranked Louisiana College in the top-tier of Americaâ€™s Best Colleges.
For more information on Louisiana College and/or the Presidential Visit go to www.lacollege.edu.