The National Lincoln Institute Alumni Reunion was held on August 4, 2012. The reunion consisted of a memorial service on the historic Lincoln Institute campus, a banquet on the Belle of Louisville, and brunch.
Larry McDonald, Lincoln Foundation President, presented the distinguished alumni recognition for Dr. Whitney M. Young, Sr., who is the first inductee in the Lincoln Institute Hall of Fame. The plaque was presented to Bonnie Boswell, granddaughter of Dr. Whitney M. Young, Sr. The Hall of Fame plaque will be on permanent display on the Lincoln Institute campus.