Record-Breaking Number of Golfers Enjoy 44th Golf Outing

2018-06-08T13:54:03+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

A full-to capacity 144 golfers made the Alumni Association’s 44th Annual George Patton 6W6 Golf Outing at Paxon Hollow Golf Club on June 4 a great success. The golfers played a 4-man best ball scramble format. The outing was organized and run by the committee of Marty Jeffers 7W6, Ron Rinker 8W5, and John Rex [...]

Class of 6W8 Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

2018-06-08T13:57:17+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

The Class of 6W8 had many highlights as they celebrated their 50th anniversary of graduating from Williamson Alumni Weekend, including the presentation of their class gift of $68,000, marching in the Commencement processional, and being among the guests of honor at the President’s Breakfast on Alumni Day. Their celebration began Friday, June 1, marching in [...]

123rd Alumni Banquet Held

2018-06-08T13:58:26+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

The 123rd Alumni Banquet was held June 2, at the Porch Restaurant at the Lamb Tavern in Springfield with Alumni Association president Jim Simpson 1W2 serving as master of ceremonies. The evening began with a reception, Richard Dunlap 6W5 giving the invocation, and dinner. Enjoy more pictures of the Alumni Banquet on Williamson's Facebook page! [...]

Muggy Weather Doesn’t Stop Alumni Day Fun 2018!

2018-06-06T09:17:19+00:00 June 5th, 2018|

Alumni Day ’18, on June 2, kicked off with the invitation-only President’s Breakfast under a tent on the front lawn. After an opening prayer by Rev. Mark Specht 7W7, the large group enjoyed a hot breakfast buffet prepared by Tim Burbage, director of food services, and his staff. Then, opening words were given by Mary [...]

Carr Inspires the Class of 1W8 at Williamson’s 125th Commencement

2018-06-06T15:55:53+00:00 June 5th, 2018|

Robert O. Carr, founder of Give Something Back and founder, CEO, and chairman of the board of Beyond, told the 76 graduating seniors at the 125th Commencement at Williamson College of the Trades, to make service a part of their lives. Addressing the graduating seniors, Carr said, “Men of Williamson, you have earned this honor [...]

Community Feels Benefit of Williamson’s Service Week

2018-05-29T13:41:22+00:00 May 29th, 2018|

Nearly 30 nonprofit organizations in the area, and beyond, experienced the benefits of Williamson’s third annual Service Week, when, from May 14-17, almost the entire school — students, faculty and staff, members of the board of trustees, and alumni — put into practice the school’s core value of service. Students worked in small groups, supervised [...]

Scholarship Celebration Dinner Recognizes Scholarship Sponsors

2018-05-10T09:36:53+00:00 May 10th, 2018|

The benefactors who have provided endowed scholarships to Williamson students were recognized for their support and met with the scholars they are helping at the first annual Scholarship Celebration Dinner in the Rowan Hall dining room on April 26. Keynote speaker Michael Piotrowicz, Williamson’s longest-serving trustee, thanked those in the room who have provided scholarships [...]

Carr, Give Something Back Founder, to Speak at Commencement

2018-05-07T13:42:24+00:00 May 7th, 2018|

Robert O. Carr, Give Something Back (Give Back) founder, will deliver the keynote address at Williamson College of the Trades’ Commencement at 2 p.m., Friday, June 1, in a tent on the lawn in front of Rowan Hall. Carr will inspire the Class of 2018 as they receive associate in specialized technology degrees or craftsman [...]

8 Williamson Students Take Gold Medals at SkillsUSA States!

2018-04-25T09:50:58+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|

Williamson’s reputation for producing outstanding tradesmen and well-behaved gentlemen was further cemented across the state as the 18 students in the SkillsUSA state competitions in Hershey, competing in groups and solo, took eight gold, six silver, and two bronze medals. SkillsUSA advisor and paint shop instructor John Curran 0W5 said, “The state competitions were another [...]