45 Years Ago
During his speech at the 50th anniversary celebration of the founding of Allen County Community Junior College Wednesday, Gov. Robert Docking urged citizens to make sacrifices and exercise restraint as the best way to cope with the energy crisis. Sharing the podium with the governor were past heads of the junior college including Floyd Smith and T.C. Brown, Mrs. R.H. Carpenter, wife of the former dean, and Dr. Paul Parker, the first president of the junior college. Current president, Dr. Bill Spencer, and Lyndell Mosley, chairman of the ACCJC board of trustees, were also on the podium with Don Bain, IHS principal, representing the colleges alumni.
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