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2013 Alumni King and Queen Drive      



LANE COLLEGE

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Office of Alumni Affairs
545 Lane Avenue
Jackson,TN 38301

October 2013

Dear King and Queen Contestants:

The Lane College Alumni King and Queen Drive is a fund raising competition sponsored by Lane College. Male and female graduates of Lane College are eligible to enter the competition by completing an application for approval.

Official fund raising activities shall not begin until the contestant receives written notification. Each contestant (one male/one female) will receive credit for all funds that are funneled through Lane College. Such funds may include solicitation for:

  • Annual Fund
  • General Fund
  • UNCF
  • Ads (2014 Homecoming Souvenir Book)
  • Booster Club Membership

The Kick-off date will begin January 1, 2014. Final deposits must be received by the close of business on August 30, 2014.

The winners of the Lane College Alumni King and Queen Drive will be notified by September 15, 2014. The Lane College Alumni King and Queen along with Court will be crowned during the 2014 Homecoming Week. The winners will be recognized with the Homecoming Royalty during half-time at the Homecoming Football Game. The Court will consist of first and second runners-up to Alumni King and first and second runners-up to Alumni Queen.

Enclosed is a copy of the application to be completed for registering as a candidate for the King and Queen Drive. Please return the completed application as soon as possible along with a "camera ready" photograph.

If you have questions or require more information, contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at (731) 426-7523 or (731) 426-7595.

Sincerely,

Richard Hulon Donnell
Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Enclosure

LANE COLLEGE

545 Lane Avenue
Jackson, Tennessee 38301

Kicks-off

The 2013 Alumni King and Queen Drive

The Lane College King and Queen Drive is a fund raising activity sponsored by Lane College. Any graduate of Lane College is eligible to enter the competition by completing and returning the enclosed application directly to the Office of Alumni Affairs at Lane College for endorsement and approval.

Official fund raising activities shall not begin until the contestant receives written notification.

  1. Each contestant (one male/one female) will receive credit for all funds that are solicited by that individual by indicating your name on the "for" or "memo" section of the personal check, money order and/or cashier’s check.
  2. All funds raised for Lane College will be appropriated directly to Lane College. Such funds may include solicitations for the following:
    • Annual Fund
    • General Fund
    • UNCF
    • Ads (2014 Homecoming Souvenir Book)
    • Booster Club Membership

Qualifications

Any person who is a graduate of Lane College and possesses the desired qualities of loyalty to its alma mater, personal comportment, dignity in carriage and performance, good verbal communication skills and personal characteristics necessary for serving as an official representative of Lane College.

Contest Rules

  1. Each candidate will complete the official contestant application and forward to the Office of Alumni Affairs at Lane College, 545 Lane Avenue, Jackson, Tennessee, 38301 according to timelines specified.
  2. On receipt of approval from Lane College, candidates will be permitted to initiate competition fund raising activities.
  3. Copies of notice of contestant approval will also be circulated to the President of the College and the Vice President for Business and Finance.
  4. Contestants timelines for making financial reporting are as follows:
    • First reporting must be received by the close of business on February 28, 2014. All checks must be cleared for an accurate count.
    • Second reporting must be received by the close of business on April 30, 2014.
    • Third reporting must be received by the close of business on June 30, 2014.
    • Final reporting must be received by the close of business on August 30, 2014
    • All ads re 2014 Homecoming Souvenir Booklet must be turned in by the close of business on August 30, 2014. Ads must accompany payment.
    • All ads are preferred to be "camera ready" and must be turned in by the close of business on Monday, October 6, 2014.
    • The winners of the Lane College King and Queen Drive will be presented at the 2014 Homecoming Celebration.
  5. All funds raised will go directly to Lane College.
  6. The Vice President for Business and Finance will open a bank account in the name of King and Queen Drive. The Vice President for Business and Finance will receive the bank statements.
  7. Determination of the winning candidate will be based on funds raised by the contestant. The winner will be determined by the account balance, after all checks have been cleared.
  8. All funds that come in after the deadline date and time will not be counted towards the King and Queen Drive.
  9. All funds raised from the King and Queen Drive will be appropriated directly to Lane College and used at the discretion of the College, e.g., maintenance and operation of the College, retention and recruitment of students, etc.
  10. These guidelines are to be followed without exceptions.
Benefits Awarded to Lane College Alumni King and Queen (awarded during reigning year only)
  1. Two (2) tickets to the Lane College Homecoming Football Game
  2. Two (2) tickets to the Lane College Basketball Games
  3. Participation/involvement in major functions at the College
  4. The King and Queen and Alumni Court will represent the College during the Homecoming Parade
  5. The King and Queen will be crowned during the 2014 Homecoming Celebration
  6. The King and Queen will serve as Goodwill Ambassadors on behalf of Lane College following their one year reign.
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