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May 5, 2009

For Immediate Release

CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY LOUISVILLE CAMPUS HOLDS DERBY FESTIVAL EVENT

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University’s Louisville Campus team won first place in a Derby Festival Event called the Battle of the Bounce April 29.

Winning first place in the Derby Festival Battle of the Bounce and receiving the trophy include: from left: CU Board of Trustee Member Guy Montgomery, Joe Dotson, Aaron Reynolds, Kelly K. (WDJX - radio personality), Lawrence Wigginton and Joshua McFarland. (Campbellsville University Photo by Lela McFarland)

CU Trustee and Chair of the Advancement Committee, Guy Montgomery, was a lead sponsor for the event and was given a chance to have a team compete in the event.

The Louisville Campus team members included:Josh McFarland, technology coordinator for Campbellsville University’s Louisville Campus;Lawrence Wigginton, CU undergraduate organizational management graduate May 9 and future master of theology student; Aaron Reynolds, paint sub-contractor, youth pastor at Maple Grove Baptist in Louisville;and Joe Dotson, sales manager, Scarborough Mechanical Service (CU Louisville’s HVAC contractor).

Christian Care Communities and the Kentucky Derby Festival hosted the event.

Thirty corporate teams competed in the relay. The team received a number of prizes including Louisville Bats Baseball Tickets, four, $25 Tumbleweed Gift Cards and the traveling “Inflatable Ego” trophy which will be on display at the Louisville Campus until next year.

The Campbellsville University Louisville Campus is located at 2300 Greene Way,Louisville, Ky. 40220. You can reach them via phone at (502) 753-0264 or (800) 735-0610.

For more info about the event go to: http://www.christiancarecommunities.com/n_events_bounce.asp

          

Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 2,601 students who represent 93 Kentucky counties, 27 states and 31 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2009 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 22nd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South for the second consecutive year. CU has been ranked 16 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges®. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his tenth year as president.