Homecoming 2011 photo gallery

Former President Laban Peachey (1968 to 1980) and President Howard Keim pose with the Hesston College airplane with the radio call numbers in honor of President Peachey. Each of the college’s five planes’ call numbers includes the inauguration year of one of the presidents.

Homecoming 2011 was Sept. 23 to 25 with a focus on Aviation. The premier event for the weekend was a symposium featuring professional aviation alumni presenting on various aspects of the aviation industry. Keynote speakers were Ben Savanick ’97, captain for Atlantic Southeast Airlines, and Roger Yoder ’79, captain for American Airlines. Other events included reunion gatherings, Partner Appreciation Luncheon, Alumni Banquet, Tailgate Picnic and Family Festival, Erb Renovation Celebration, Sunday morning worship service and sports events. More than 300 people participated in the weekend activities and reconnected with former classmates and the college.