Five-Star Festival

Five Star Festival & Institute for Honor held virtually March 4 - 5, 2021

We will stage the 2021 Five-Star Festival March 4 - 5 with a slate of interesting and fun virtual events that you can attend from home, including the Institute for Honor keynote address. While we are disappointed in this turn of events and will miss seeing you all on campus, we have good experience with doing events this way and we think you will enjoy it!

Virtual Schedule:

THURSDAY, MARCH 4

All three sessions will take place in the same Zoom meeting. We will send you a link to join after you register.

Time Event
4 - 4:45pm President Will Dudley and Q&A
4:45 - 5pm Philanthropy and Distinguished Alumni Awards honoring Bob Feagin '60, Holt Merchant '61, Blaine Brownell '65, and Dave Redmond '66, 69L
5 - 6pm Class Receptions

FRIDAY, MARCH 5

The five morning sessions will take place in the same Zoom meeting. We will send you a link to join after you register. The afternoon's Institute for Honor Keynote will be a separate Zoom webinar. We will send you a link for that after you register as well.

Time Event
9:30 - 10am Student Life Panel: Megan Duncanson '21, Whit Goode '21, Alankrit Shatadal '21, Chris Watt '21
10 - 10:25am Tom Kalasky, Director of Facilities: Future Williams School, Admissions Center, W&L History Museum 
10:25 - 10:30am Video tour of the new Duchossois Athletic Center and renovated Doremus Gym 
10:30 - 10:45am Rob Fure, Director of Lifelong Learning: Alumni College and International Travel 
10:45 - 11am Celebration of Life for Deceased Five Stars
2:15 - 3:45pm Institute for Honor Keynote: Dr. David W. Blight, Sterling Professor of History, Yale University Pulitzer Prize winning author: “Frederick Douglass, Prophet of Freedom”