• George W. Bush Presidential Center

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  • Through our three Impact Centers -- Domestic Excellence, Global Leadership, and our Engagement Agenda -- we focus on developing leaders, advancing policy, and taking action to solve today’s most pressing challenges.

Topping Out Ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Center

October 3, 2011 - October 3, 2011

A topping out ceremony is traditionally held to commemorate the placement of the highest point on the building’s structure. For the Bush Center, this point is Freedom Hall. 

Agenda

Welcoming Remarks and Overview of the Bush Center Building Project
The Honorable Mark Langdale
President, George W. Bush Foundation

Invocation
Ms. Adriana Martinez
Student Trustee, SMU
SMU Partnership with the Bush Center

Dr. R. Gerald Turner
President, SMU

Bush Center Design,
Landscape, and Commitment to Sustainability

Mrs. Laura W. Bush
Former First Lady of the United States

Overview of the Bush Center
The Honorable George W. Bush
43rd President of the United States

Rising of the Beam

 

Event Video