Cochrane ’58, Gottsches and Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Hastings to be inducted into HC’s Pro Rege Society

The 2013 inductees into Hastings College’s Pro Rege Society include Ladd L. Cochrane ’58 of Greeley, Colo., Cindy Gottsch of Hastings, Neb., and the late Bobby Gottsch, and Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Hastings, Neb.  The dinner and induction ceremony, during which Hastings College will recognize these individuals and company for their longstanding dedication to the College, will be held at Lochland Country Club in Hastings, Neb., on Thursday, April 25. 
The evening begins at 6:30 p.m., and includes a black tie dinner, tributes by the Hastings College Music Department and the induction ceremony. To make reservations, call Hauli Sabatka at (402) 461-7363 by Wednesday, April 17.
Membership in the Pro Rege Society is the highest non-academic recognition that Hastings College bestows.  Criteria for selection may include, but is not limited to, extraordinary service to Hastings College, significant philanthropic contributions and/or unusual commitment to the college over an extended period of time. This marks the Society’s 17th year of existence.
Founded in 1882, Hastings College is a private, four-year liberal arts institution located in Hastings, Nebraska. The College focuses on student academic and extracurricular achievement. With 64 majors in 32 areas of study and 12 pre-professional programs, Hastings College has been named among “America’s Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report, a “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review and a “Best Buy in College Education” by Barron’s. Hastings College: Pursue Your Passion®. Visit for more.

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