Centenary to celebrate annual Founders' Day with convocation, awards presentation

SHREVEPORT, LA — The Centenary College community will gather in Brown Chapel on Thursday, February 14, at 11:10 a.m. for the annual Founders’ Day Convocation celebrating the College’s almost 200 year history as well as recent achievements by is alumni, faculty, and staff. The event is free and open to the public.

LeVette Fuller, Shreveport City Councilwoman for District B and a 2000 Centenary graduate, will deliver the keynote address. In addition to her work with local schools and community partners through her career in the public library system, Fuller has served as a board member for the Shreveport Caddo Metropolitan Planning Commission and is a founding member of Re-Form Shreveport, an organization dedicated to bringing citizens together to share ideas and find solutions to improve Shreveport’s build environment. She was elected to the Shreveport City Council in December 2018.

During the convocation, Centenary president Dr. Christopher L. Holoman will present service pins to faculty and staff and will announce three special annual awards, the Charleton Lyons Summer Research Award, the President’s Excellence Award, and the Outstanding Teacher Award.

Cynthia Fierro Harvey, bishop of the Louisiana United Methodist Conference, will deliver the invocation at the convocation, which also features music led by the Centenary College Choir.


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