More than 1,200 Knox College alumni and friends turned out for Homecoming 2011, part of the 175th anniversary celebration for Knox College and the City of Galesburg. Knox alumni and friends had dozens of Homecoming activities to choose from, including the Community Pumphandle, Homecoming Convocation, and Taste of Galesburg All-Class Reception.
Classes ending in "1" and "6" celebrated Reunions over the weekend. The Class of 1961 presented the College with a check for $3,429, 607, the largest 50th Reunion gift the College has ever received. The Ralph Walter Prize for the class with the greatest percent giving participation was won by the Class of 1951 with 51.5% participation. The Class of 1971 won the Homecoming Attendance Award with more than 60 classmates returning to Knox.
2011 Reunion Class Photos
Reunion class photos may be purchased at a cost of $20.00 each by contacting Dickerson's Photography, 193 West Main Street, Galesburg, IL, 61401, 309-342-3512. See who came back for their Reunion.