Center Stage: Annual Presidents Council Dinner
Members of the Glee Club bring 2-D to life in a living picture as part of the festivities before the President’s Council’s Annual Fall Dinner.
Purdue President France Cordova poses with the living picture while other Glee Clubbers wait in the wings to escort guests to their seats.
Juniors Jimmy O’Connor and Charley Smith escort two lovely ladies to their tables.
Sophomore Trey Smith escorts Glee Club fan Gail Cordier to her table.
Sophomore Simon May also gets in on the action as he escorts a President’s Council Member to her table.
The Glee Club specialty group Lighthouse sings the blessing for the meal.
Senior and Sir of RRLT Patrick Brown makes the introduction of Mr. Scott Niswonger, the honored guest for his donation to create the Niswonger Aviation Technology Building. Patrick is the recipient of a Niswonger Scholarship that enabled him to live his dream to attend Purdue. He also shares a hometown with Mr. Niswonger of Greenville, Tennessee.
Patrick Brown then joins four other recipients of the Niswonger scholarships to surprise Mr. Niswonger.
The Glee Club then rounds out the evening with a performance.
Freshman Jeremy Stephens sings a run out song to a lucky lady. We want to once again thank President’s Council for inviting us back to share the evening with them. We look forward to continuing this tradition for many years to come.
Photos courtesy of Vincent Walter