Lane College hosts 3rd annual Founders Day Scholarship Gala
JACKSON, Tenn. — Lane College hosted its third annual Founders Day Scholarship Gala.
Students, staff, friends and guests of Lane gathered Sunday to celebrate 135 years. College officials said the event was created under the leadership of President Dr. Logan Hampton.
Hundreds of attendees filled the gymnasium to enjoy Southern-style food, music and to hear from guest speaker and gospel star CiCi Winans.
Emcee for the event Richard Donnell said Lane is an asset to the community.
“Lane College is truly an institution that cares for its students,” Donnell said. “It cares for the community, and the city of Jackson should be very happy to have an institution of this caliber in this place.”
Donnell said Lane College continuously upholds their mission of guiding students spiritually and academically.