The Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, preacher, workshop leader, consultant and writer, will be the guest speaker for Maryville College’s 2014 February Meetings, scheduled for Feb. 24-25. Visit the MC website for more information.
The Knox County Alumni Chapter will gather at 6 p.m., Feb. 25, at Fox Den Country Club for food, fellowship and a program that will include Head Football Coach Mike Rader and his coaching staff. Visit the Chapter’s Facebook page for details or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For its annual tour, the Maryville College Concert Choir will spend part of Spring Break performing “American Echoes” in churches and high schools in upper East Tennessee, Virginia, Delaware and Washington D.C. The MC website has the complete itinerary.
Commencement is scheduled for May 18. James Ethier, chairman and CEO of Bush Brothers and Company, will give the address to the Class of 2014. Ethier’s connections to MC are strong – he is the son of an MC alumna (the late Lena Maye Bush Ethier ’32) and father of an MC alumnus (David Ethier ’08). The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. on the campus lawn, weather permitting.