Encore Students Attend String Theory

Friday, April 25, 2014
From left, front row, Encore students Mitzi Ownby, Jane Lucchesi, Ina Kagel, Laura Barfield, Carol Kamm, J.J. Naurs, Arthur Myers, Beulah Myers and Coordinator of Community Relations Bethany McCoy.  From left, back row, event management students Megan Jafari, Zach Brooks, Katelyn Katina and Katie McConnell.
From left, front row, Encore students Mitzi Ownby, Jane Lucchesi, Ina Kagel, Laura Barfield, Carol Kamm, J.J. Naurs, Arthur Myers, Beulah Myers and Coordinator of Community Relations Bethany McCoy. From left, back row, event management students Megan Jafari, Zach Brooks, Katelyn Katina and Katie McConnell.

Lee University Encore students attended String Theory at the Hunter Museum of American Art as part of an event planned by a Lee event management class.  

Encore is an educational enrichment program for people age 60 and above. 

For more information about the Encore program, or to be added to the mailing list, visit www.leeuniversity.edu/encore.


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