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Category: ScotsFest

Lyon College's Homecoming & 42nd Arkansas ScotsFest Recap

It can be hard to pack 150 years of celebration into a couple of short weeks, but as with all things, Lyon College persevered. With ScotsFest, Founders’ Week and the College’s 19th Presidential Inauguration all being celebrated, nothing short of spectacular would suffice. Thankfully, spectacular is exactly what Lyon got. Dr. David Hutchison, Vice President for Advancement, said, "The whole weekend is really a huge kickoff for 10 straight days of special events and activities... Read More
at Monday, October 24, 2022

Lyon College honors alumni with the 2022 Alumni Awards Banquet

The Lyon College Alumni Awards Banquet was just one of the many events happening throughout the weekend of ScotsFest. The Lyon College Alumni Council selected and awarded eight individuals for outstanding recognition, service and dedication to their communities, fields, or careers. Two Lyon graduates are selected annually for the Patterson Decade Awards. The candidates must be members of the 10-year reunion class and must have achieved a notable degree of success in their chosen field, caree... Read More
at Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Lyon College set to celebrate 150th anniversary

Lyon College will celebrate 150 years of history, heritage and service to Arkansans and the Batesville community during the College’s sesquicentennial celebrations Founders’ Week from Oct. 14 to Oct. 22 on the Batesville campus, 2300 Highland Rd. Celebrations will begin Friday through Sunday, Oct. 14-16, with ScotsFest, the 42nd Arkansas Scottish Festival and Lyon College Homecoming, and will culminate on Saturday, Oct. 22, with the inauguration of Dr. Melissa Taverner, Lyon... Read More
at Monday, October 10, 2022

Paint the Town Crimson and Navy is Oct. 9-22

Paint the Town Crimson and Navy Lyon College will kick off Paint the Town Crimson and Navy on Sunday, Oct. 9, through Saturday, Oct. 22, in celebration of ScotsFest and Lyon College’s 150th anniversary celebration. Local businesses are encouraged to participate in a decorating contest, which includes painting exterior windows, decorating facility interior, and/or creating a cheer, skit, or living outdoor scene to show pride and support for Lyon College. ScotsFest, which incorpora... Read More
Posted by Carol Langston at Monday, October 3, 2022

Lyon students to hold homecoming events all week for ScotsFest

Lyon students will be holding events all week to get ready for ScotsFest on Oct. 8. This year's theme will be Blast from the Past. Wednesday, Oct. 6, will be Retro Wednesday. Students are encouraged to wear clothes from past decades all day, and they will vote on the best outfits at dinner in Edwards Commons. The Student Government Association will host a Movie Night on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on the Grassy Knoll. The featured film will be “Space Jam” to kee... Read More
at Wednesday, October 6, 2021