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2017 Family/Legacy Family of the Year

An iconic tradition of Family Weekend is the recogition of the Family of the Year and Legacy Family of the Year. All families are welcome to participate in the Family of the Year competition by registering at Family Fun Day. Families with one or more EKU alumni are welcome to participate. Both families are recognized at halftime events at Roy Kidd Stadium, and get to enjoy the football game with wonderful seats. 

2017 Winners

The Bassett Family: 2017 Family of the Year

(Pictured left of Dr. Billy Martin, holding gift basket)

The 2017 Family of the Year was the Bassett Family. Neil Bassett is a Senior studying Finance. He was joined on the field by parents Teri and Bruce, his brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Lyndsey, nieces Lily and Carolyn, and friend Mariah. This was the Bassett family's fourth EKU Family Weekend.

The Bassett family was presented with the Family of the Year gift basket by Dr. Billy Martin, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs.

The Robinson Family: 2017 Legacy Family of the Year

(Pictured right of Amy Jo Gabel, holding gift basket)

The 2017 Legacy Family of the Year was the Robinson Family. Mallory Robinson is a first-year student studying Criminal Justice. She was joined on the field by parents who are both EKU alumni, Lance ('92) and Amy ('92). This was the Robinson's first Family Weekend.

The Robinson family was presented with the Legacy Family of the Year gift basket by  Amy Jo Gable, President of the EKU International Alumni Association.


 A big thank you to the EKU bookstore for providing wonderful gift baskets for our 2017 recipients.

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