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New Class Inducted into Georgetown College Hall of Fame

Submitted on June 4, 2021

Georgetown College celebrated the induction of a new Hall of Fame class in a ceremony on June 3. The event honored the legacy of three couples who have dedicated themselves to seeing the College push forward in new and exciting directions. Those inducted included: Ken and Sandy Hale, Earl and Vicki Goode, and Price and Judy Smith.


Ken and Sandy Hale have lived a life defined by a loyal obedience to God’s will, and their dedication to their alma mater has been a blessing to Georgetown College and the campus community.Ken and Sandy attended Georgetown College in the late 1960s until their graduation in 1969. During their time as students, they both felt a call to ministry. After graduation, Ken attended Southern Seminary, and Sandy taught in the Jefferson County School System. 

Eventually, they felt called to leave Kentucky and move to New Hampshire, where they helped to build a Baptist community and ministered to students at Dartmouth College. For more than three decades, they changed countless lives with their ministry in New Hampshire. 

After retiring from their ministry in the New Hampshire, they have greatly enjoyed being able to more fully reconnect with the College and their classmates. They continue to be involved with several ministry programs, where they continue to work hard to better others’ lives.

Earl and Vicki Goode have devoted their lives to service, finding success by following their passions along the way. Both Earl and Vicki attended Georgetown College and graduated from the College in 1962.

While students, Earl played basketball and was president of Pi Kappa Alpha, and Vicki was a member of Sigma Kappa.

After graduation, Earl began his career with GTE, where he worked for 40 years until his retirement. After his retirement, Earl entered public service. He has served for Chief of Staff to two governors from the state of Indiana, and he now serves as Chief of Staff to current Governor Eric Holcomb.

Throughout her life and career, Vicki has pursued her love of design and furniture. Vicki opened a successful design and furniture business in Indianapolis, which she owned and operated for more than 30 years before retiring.

The Goodes have been loyal servants to Georgetown College, with Earl serving on the Board of Trustees from 2007 to 2019. He also served as Chair of the Board from 2012-2014. Their commitment to their alma mater has touched countless individuals throughout their lives and their careers.

Price and Judy Smith have dedicated their lives to improving Scott County and supporting Georgetown College. Price Smith grew up on Main Street in Georgetown and would walk to class during his time at the College in the early 1960s. After his graduation, he began a fruitful career as a farmer in Scott County. During his long and successful career, he has served as Supervisor on the Scott County Conservation Board.

Judy Smith graduated from the University of Kentucky and worked as a teacher. In her distinguished career, she has served on the Scott County Board of Education and started the first Meals on Wheels program in Scott County, giving back to the community she loves so dearly.

The Smiths are huge basketball fans and loyal supporters of Georgetown College.

They can often be found supporting the Tigers in Davis-Reid Alumni Gym. The Smiths have four children and twelve grandchildren. Their tireless work for their community and their everlasting support of Georgetown College has had an astounding impact on so many lives.

Georgetown College congratulates the inductees, as well as their friends and family.

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