Homecoming Photo Gallery

Formalities: Conovocation and the President's Circle Reception

October 29, 2010

Above, President Roger Taylor '63 leads the alumni/student choir and audience at the Homecoming Convocation. Below more from the formal events -- the Convocation on Saturday, October 23 and the President's Circle Reception the evening before. Following pages showcase fun and games at Homecoming.

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Above, Knox Service Award recipients Pat and Mike Ruffolo '58 and Class Speaker Maury Klein '60; below, Knox Service Award recipients Bernard McCune '88 and John Sauter '63.

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Above, the Class of 1960 enters the Convocation to the strains of "Great Balls of Fire," performed by the student/alumni choir, accompanied by John Eisemann '10, piano, and Bob Clark, saxophone; below left, Class speaker Zachary Kahn '11; at right, members of the Class of 1965 receive the award for highest attendance at Homecoming.

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Above, at the Convocation, Anne Taylor '63, pro bono counsel and wife of President Roger Taylor receives acknowledgements from representatives of campus sororities; right, Richard and Mary Lou Aft, both '60, receive the Ralph Walter Award on behalf of the Class of 1960, which made the largest class gift to the 2010 Knox Fund.

Below, if you didn't know the Knox fight song when you came to the Convocation, President Taylor made sure you knew it by the time you left. Now, you can even watch renditions of the Knox Fight Song through the years.

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The Faculty/Alumni Book Signing featured a dozen authors, including above left Robert Hellenga, seated; above right Karen Kampwirth '85, left; and Lance Factor, left.


President's Circle Reception ~ Seymour Library

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Above left, addressing the President's Circle reception were Jan Koran '71, Chair of the Board of Trustees and President Roger Taylor '63; above right, the "Best Dressed" award at the reception goes to Gary Anderson '75 for his Knox colors bow tie.

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Above, President Taylor displays the most recent issue of the Knox Magazine, which features on the cover Jordan Lanfair '11, above right, to illustrate an article on independent research and creative projects.

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Above left, Sandra Shumaker '95 and Megan Scott, '96; above right, Nancy and Dushan Petrovich '74; below, President's Circle members salute Roger and Anne Taylor as they leave the reception to head for an alumni reunion; bottom, three generations of leadership of the Knox College Student Senate made and approved a motion for a group photo.

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On to the fun and games!