Lincoln College will host its second annual Athletic Hall of Fame banquet on Friday, November 7 as part of the 2014 Homecoming and Family Weekend activities taking place from November 3 through 8 on the Lincoln campus. Well-known radio personality Sam Madonia will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the banquet. The Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates the long and exemplary history of athletics at Lincoln College.

The Athletic Hall of Fame banquet will be held in the Davidson-Sheffer Gymnasium and includes a cocktail reception from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and the awards program. The event is open to the public, but seating is limited so early reservations are recommended. The deadline for reservations is October 16. The costs are $25 for adults and $15 for children age 18 and younger. To make reservations, or for information about being a table sponsor for the event, contact Mary Jo Werth in the Advancement Office at (217) 735-7217 or toll free 877-522-5867, or e-mail mjwerth@lincolncollege.edu.

The 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame class includes Lynx basketball player Mike Lumpp (class of 1962), Lynx baseball and basketball player Dennis Werth (class of 1973), Lady Lynx softball and volleyball player Lynn Thompson-Jackson (class of 1981), and former coaches Allen Pickering and Cynthia Slayton Jackson.

The Lincoln College Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes student athletes, teams, coaches, managers, administrators, faculty, staff, and friends who have distinguished themselves in the field of athletics at Lincoln College, either by their performance on an athletic team or by meritorious efforts in supporting the athletic program at the College.