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:

Denise Jordon Recipient

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

At the 2017 banquet, Dr. Thad Jones, immediate past Western president, was the recipient.

The 2018 banquet will be on April 20 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Independence, MO. The banquet chairman will be professor Dr. Charles Oliver, Jr.