HLGU’s 74th Annual Booster Banquet a Success

by Carolyn Carpenter Early evening, drizzly conditions did not stop the more than five hundred guests from attending Hannibal-LaGrange University’s 74th Annual Booster Banquet featuring guest speaker, actor, director, and author, Kevin Sorbo. The topic of Sorbo’s keynote address was faith, freedom, and hope. He began with his own story, stating, “I was a broken …

HLGU’s 74th Annual Booster Banquet a Success

by Carolyn Carpenter Early evening, drizzly conditions did not stop the more than five hundred guests from attending Hannibal-LaGrange University’s 74th Annual Booster Banquet featuring guest speaker, actor, director, and author, Kevin Sorbo. The topic of Sorbo’s keynote address was faith, freedom, and hope. He began with his own story, stating, “I was a broken …

HLGU’s 73rd Annual Booster Banquet a Success

by Rebecca Sneed Cold and rainy weather did not deter the over eight hundred guests from attending Hannibal-LaGrange University’s 73rd Annual Booster Banquet featuring guest speakers Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, stars of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting. “I can tell this is a very special place,” said Jim Bob. “There are a lot of …

HLGU’s 72nd Annual Booster Banquet a Success

by Rebecca Sneed Over 400 people were in attendance to hear gospel singer Lynda Randle speak and perform a mini concert during the 72nd annual Booster Banquet on Friday, November 22. Lynda was born and raised in Washington, D.C. Growing up a part of the D.C. inner-city culture, Lynda experienced the pain and anguish that …

Kendrick Inspired Attendees of HLGU’s Booster Banquet to Listen for God Ideas

by Rebecca Penner Alex Kendrick was the keynote speaker for 71st annual Booster Banquet held Friday, November 16th at Hannibal-LaGrange University.   Associate pastor of Sherwood Baptist Church since 1999, Alex has co-written (with brother, Stephen Kendrick), directed and acted in all four movies Sherwood Pictures has produced, Flywheel, Facing the Giants, Fireproof and Courageous. …

Huckabee Delights at HLGU Booster Banquet

by Beth Sowers, contributing writer Hannibal, MO – Hannibal-LaGrange University held the 70th annual Booster Banquet on Tuesday evening, November 15. The featured guest speaker was former Arkansas governor, Mike Huckabee. Huckabee is the host of the number one rated “Huckabee” on the Fox News Channel, and is heard three times daily across the nation …

Actor Kirk Cameron Speaks at Booster Banquet

by Beth Sowers Hannibal, MO – With over 800 tickets sold and a record 1100 in attendance, it’s safe to say that “Seaver-fever” hit Hannibal-LaGrange University Friday night, November 19. Kirk Cameron, best known as the lovable teen heartthrob “Mike Seaver” of the award-winning series Growing Pains, spoke at the 69th annual HLGU Booster Banquet, …

Bruce Wilkinson Speaks at HLG Booster Banquet

by Beth Sowers Hannibal, MO – HLG held our 68th annual Booster Banquet on Friday, November 20, with the theme of “Expect a Miracle.” Over 600 guests were in attendance. “In these 68 years we have had some outstanding Booster Banquet speakers,” said Dr. Woodrow Burt, HLG President. “And I believe tonight we’re in store …

Guy Penrod Speaks at HLG Booster Banquet

by Beth Sowers   Hannibal, MO- Hannibal-LaGrange College held their 65th annual Booster Banquet on Friday, November 17. Approximately 850 guests were in attendance, all eager to hear the powerful vocals, as well as the compelling testimony of Gaither Vocal Band lead singer Guy Penrod. Unfortunately, the self described singer, not speaker came down with …