Wingate University presents a reading with Libby Bagby

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Kim Williams
Communications Writer

Wingate, N.C. – Friends of the Ethel K. Smith Library at Wingate University will offer a reading with Libby Bagby on Monday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Batte Center Recital Hall on campus. Bagby, author of Lucky's Plott and Tracking Plott Hound History: North Carolina's State Dog, is a former N.C. media specialist and the owner of her Plott Hound named Lucky that she rescued on the side of the road.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Christy Inge at or 704-233-8091. Visit and

About Wingate University
Wingate University, ranked as the 8th "best value" in the South by U.S. News & World Report, serves more than 2,500 students on three campuses in Wingate, Matthews and Hendersonville, N.C. Founded in 1896, the University offers 34 undergraduate majors, 37 minors and career concentrations, numerous pre-professional programs, graduate degrees in business, accounting, education, physician assistant studies and sport administration, and doctorates in pharmacy and education. With a 14 to 1 student/teacher ratio, Wingate students gain the tools and support needed to excel in academics and apply that learning toward an extraordinary career and life.

In addition to a robust intramural athletics program, Wingate student athletes compete in 19 NCAA Division II sports. The University has won the South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award for the past five years. For more information, go to