Tickets on sale for HLGU Banquet featuring Ken Bevel

Tickets are now on sale for Hannibal-LaGrange University’s 80th Annual Booster Banquet which will feature pastor, actor, and Marine Ken Bevel as the keynote speaker. The banquet will be held Friday, November 19, at 7 pm. Tickets may be ordered online here, or by calling 573.629.3124. The Booster Banquet is sponsored by HNB Bank.

Ken Bevel is a native of Jacksonville, FL. After 20 years of active service in the United States Marine Corps, Ken retired to serve in the ministry.  He is currently the pastor of membership and local missions at Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, GA.

Ken is recognized for his role as Lieutenant Michael Simmons in the 2008 inspirational movie “Fireproof” and for his role as Nathan Hayes in the 2011 movie “Courageous.”

He is a graduate of the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering Technology and a graduate of the Naval Postgraduate School with a Masters of Business Administration degree in Logistics Management.

Ken is married to his wife Lauana, and they have two children, Kyra and Kaleb.

The banquet doors will open at 6 pm, and the meal will be served at 7 pm. Tickets are $50 each through Thursday, November 4. Tickets increase to $65 on Friday, November 5.

For more information, please contact Lauren Youse ’05 M ‘16, director of alumni services and development, at 573.629.3126, or via email at

Hannibal-LaGrange University is a four-year Christian university fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and prides itself in its traditional and nontraditional educational experience in a distinctively Christian environment.

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