A former Marine, actor and minister will be the keynote speaker for the 2021 Hannibal-LaGrange University Booster Banquet.

Officials with HLGU have announced that Ken Bevel will be the featured speaker for the 80th annual Booster Banquet, which will take place November 19th of 2021.

Bevel is perhaps best known for his roles as Lieutenant Michael Simmons in the 2008 movie “Fireproof” and as Nathan Hayes in the 2011 movie “Courageous.” He is also a 20-year veteran of the United State Marine Corps and currently is pastor of Membership and Local Missions at Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia.

Bevel is a graduate of the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering technology and a graduate of the Naval Postgraduate School with a Masters of Business Administration in logistics management.

Bevel is married to his wife, Lauana and they have two children, Kyra and Kaleb.

Tickets for the 2021 Hannibal-LaGrange University Booster Banquet will go on sale September 1st.

For more information about the 2021 Booster Banquet, contact Lauren Youse, Director of Alumni Services and Development at 573-629-3126 or via email at lauren.youse@hlg.edu.

The Hannibal-LaGrange University Booster Banquet is sponsored by HNB Bank.

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