Loyalty Banquet


Western Baptist Bible College sponsors a banquet each to raise funds for the school. It is the largest fundraiser that the school has. It is held in the month of April each year.

Western observed its 60th Annual Fellowship and Loyalty Banquet on April 21, 2017. The banquet serves as the primary fundraiser for the school each year.

The chairman of the banquet this year was Professor Dr. Charles Oliver, Jr.

It was held at the Hilton Garden Inn, Independence, MO. The keynote speaker was Dr. Thomas McCormick, pastor emeritus of the St. John Missionary Baptist Church of St. Kansas City, Mo.

The Dr. William M. Singleton, Sr. Distinguished Service Award was established in 2004.

It is awarded at the Loyalty and Fellowship Banquet. The recipients are:

Mrs. Ruthy Sanders, Kansas City
Dr. R. C. Higgs, Kansas City, KS
Dr. John M. Miles, Kansas City, MO
Dr. Alfred White, Kansas City, KS
Ms. Auvelia Arnold, St. Louis, MO
Rev. Kenneth Ray, Kansas City, MO
Dr. Lemuel Wynn, Kansas City, KS
Dr. Stanley Counts, Sr., Kansas City
Rev. Jesse Frazier, Kansas City, MO
Mrs. Denise Jordon, Kansas City, MO
Dr. Robert L. Baynham, Kansas City, KS
Mrs. Mildred Doris Taylor, Excelsior Springs, MO
Dr. Michael Moore, Emporia, KS
Dr. Thad Jones, Kansas City, MO

At the 2018 banquet, Mr. Ah’Lee Robinson, CEO Kansas City Boys & Girls Choir, was the recipient.

The 2018 banquet was held on April 20th at the Hilton Garden Inn, Independence, MO. The banquet chairman is professor Dr. Charles Oliver, Jr.