Dr. Cody Reynolds grew up in Phelps, Kentucky – a small town teetering on the edge of the Kentucky and West Virginia border. In high school, Cody was recognized as a Kentucky Governor’s Scholar, opening up the opportunity for scholarships to collegiate institutions statewide. However, something about Alice Lloyd College stood out to him – something about Pippa Passes felt like home. “Another small town with roots in service that quickly became the theme of my life,” he says.
Alice Lloyd College hosted its third annual Alumni Purpose Day on June 11. Although distance and pandemic health guidelines separated alumni from each other and the College, the day was spent reconnecting through social media and sharing memories of time on the ALC campus.
Dear ALC Class of 2020, you know what perseverance looks like. You know that achievements are more than a trophy on a shelf. You know hard work isn’t always noticed by others, but is rewarding in itself. You know all these things and so much more not only because of the COVID-19 Pandemic but also because you are graduates of Alice Lloyd College.
ALC Alumna, Diane Cornett Watts, reflects back on what she learned during her years as a student.
Mrs. Lloyd knew many of her graduates by name and stayed in constant contact with them throughout their additional schooling and careers. She cared for her students while they were on the banks of Caney Creek and when they were away. The ALC Office of Alumni Relations seeks to continue Mrs. Lloyd’s legacy….
It is undeniable that the atmosphere of Alice Lloyd College is unique in many ways. High school sweethearts, Jonathan and Brittany (Carter) Lyons discovered this while students on the ALC campus. At the time, the couple thought they were simply enjoying college. Later, the couple realized that they were really preparing themselves for their future.
On Saturday, October 12th, Alice Lloyd College welcomed three individuals into its Athletic Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony took place in the new Campus Center Complex as part of the annual Appalachia Day Homecoming activities. This year’s inductees were: David Hatfield, Jeremy Osborne, and Kaylan Richardson Centers.
On September 20th, Alice Lloyd College held the twenty-third annual Alumna and Alumnus of the Year Banquet in the historic Cushing Hall. The banquet honored two alumni for their endearing service. Margo Sparkman (Class of 2004) and George Nichols III (Class of 1980) gathered with family and friends to reflect on how their lives exemplify the core values of the Purpose Road Philosophy.
Brittney Williams, daughter of Gary and Lou Collins, was raised in Jenkins, Kentucky, along with her sister, Sabrina. She currently resides with her husband, Lance, and her son, Jamison, in Mallie, Kentucky. In 2013, Brittney became the first in her family to graduate...