Southern's Harmony 365 Celebration
On Monday, February 25, 2013 WVOW's Dave Allen and Zach Anderson broadcast live from Southern's Logan campus. They interviewed many people from academic, financial, and social organizations at Southern. On Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Southern held their annual Candlelight Vigil at Word of Life Church in Mud Fork. The Keynote speaker was Reverend Franklin Murphy, Sr. from Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Huntington. Attendees were also treated to special musical presentations from the Guyan Valley Men's Choir, the Shiloh Baptist Church Choir, and Ed Horton. The unity candle was lit by First Lady and Southern President Joanne Jaeger Tomblin and Reverend Audie Murphy, Sr. Southern's Director of Logan Campus Operations, Randy Skeens, gave special recognition and presentations to Logan/Boone Chapter of the NAACP member Pete Kelly, WVOW's Dave Allen, and Word of Life Church's Pastor Josh Vanhook. A reception was held after the ceremony in the Word of Life Church gymnasium.