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Rick Rothschild’s career has been all about putting smiles on faces of people from around the world. Not as a dentist, but as a creative executive at Walt Disney Imagineering.

Rothschild will be among the honored guests when Lawrence University hosts its annual Reunion Weekend Celebration June 10-12. More than 650 alumni and guests from 38 states and six countries, including Denmark, France and Romania, will participate in the weekend-long festivities.

Rothschild and six other Lawrence alumni will be recognized Saturday, June 11 for career achievements, contributions to the betterment of society or volunteer service to Lawrence during the annual Reunion Convocation at 10:30 a.m. in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

A 1971 Lawrence graduate, Rothschild and Doug Powell, a Harvard University psychologist, will receive the Lucia R. Briggs Distinguished Achievement Award. Named in honor of the second president of Milwaukee-Downer College, the Briggs award recognizes alumni of more than 15 years for outstanding contributions to, and achievements in, a career field.