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New Board of Trustees members are all alumni Five Georgetown College alumni were elected to the Board of Trustees during the October 26 meeting of the board in Georgetown. They began their terms of service in January. The five new trustees are: David Adkisson ’73; Tucker Ballinger ’94; David Knox ’64; Sarah Wilson ’81, and Guthrie Zaring ’87. The new trustees, who bring the board to 26 members, are elected to initially serve a three-year term.

David Adkisson

Tucker Ballinger

David Knox

Sarah Wilson

Guthrie Zaring

David Adkisson is a cum laude graduate. He was SGA’s vice president his junior year, and its president his senior year. He was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha and the Baptist Student Union, a dorm counselor, and on the Georgetonian’s staff. David earned a master’s degree from Harvard. He later served as mayor of Owensboro and is a former president and CEO of the Owensboro Chamber of Commerce. He is a board member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, former chair of the American Chamber of Commerce Executives, current chair of the Council of State Chambers, and President of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. He serves on the board of the Governor’s Scholars Program. Dave and his wife, Bonnie ’75, live in Lexington and are the parents of Kendra and Cyrus.

During his student days at Georgetown, Tucker Ballinger was the linebacker on the Tigers’ 1991 National Championship Team and a member of Kappa Alpha Order. Today, he serves on the boards of the American Red Cross, REACH (Resource, Education, and Community Housing), Commerce Lexington, CureKY Kids, and the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority.

David Knox was a chemistry major and biology minor and was a member of Kappa Alpha Order. After graduating from Georgetown, he entered the University of Kentucky School Of Law, which he completed in 1969. During his law career, David practiced with Greenebaum, Doll & McDonald and also has served as an Assistant County Attorney, Assistant Commonwealth Attorney, Court of Appeals Judge, Circuit Judge, and District Judge before his retirement. He was awarded the Henry V. Pennington Outstanding Trial Judge Award.

Sarah “Bookie” Hayes Wilson is a magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown College where she was a member of Kappa Delta. She later earned the MLS degree from the University of Kentucky. A former owner of The Cotton Patch Women’s Clothing Store in Lexington, Bookie currently works with the Woodford County Public Library. Additionally, she is a former legislative analyst for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Today, she serves on the Early Childhood Literacy Council.

At GC, Guthrie Zaring was a biology major/ chemistry minor and president of the Student Foundation. He was a member of Phi Kappa Tau and received a Christian Leadership Scholarship. Guthrie is a therapeutic account manager for Sunovion Pharmaceuticals and a realtor with Julie Pogue Properties in Anchorage, KY He is a former institutional trustee of the Kentucky Independent College Fund and has served on the boards of the Farmington Historic Plantation, Headley-Whitney Museum, Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities, and the Kentucky Independent College Fund. He is a former president of the Georgetown College Alumni Board.

Tucker is president/ CEO of Forcht Bank in Lexington. He is a graduate of both Leadership Kentucky and Leadership Shelby County. These days, Tucker enjoys running and coaching youth sports. Tucker and his wife, Kay, have two children, Bella and Benton.

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David is retired . He and his wife, Barbara ’63, live in Georgetown. They are the parents of Emily and David.

Bookie and her husband, Judge, are the parents of two daughters, Betsy and Maggie, who is a 2014 Georgetown graduate.

Guthrie and his wife, Lisa, are parents of Drayden, Patrick, and Elizabeth.

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GC Magazine Summer 2014  

The mission of Georgetown College is to prepare students to engage in their life’s pursuits with thoughtfulness and skill by providing an ex...

GC Magazine Summer 2014  

The mission of Georgetown College is to prepare students to engage in their life’s pursuits with thoughtfulness and skill by providing an ex...