Faculty in Plane Crash
§ Who? Professor of rural sociology John Dumont Associate professor of English George Johnson
§ What? Jet crashed
§ Where? Kennedy International Airport
§ When? Thursday night
§ Why? Returning from two separate Conferences in New York
§ How? Crashed on takeoff at the airport
Lead: A jet crashed at Kennedy International Airport Thursday night, 5 of the 45 passengers were killed and 2 were injured.
§ Who? Winner of Pulitzer Prize Norman Meeman
§ What? A speech to English students
§ Where? William Oxley Thomson Memorial Library
§ When? Sunday
§ Why? He is a noted author and was giving these English students advice
§ How? Pulitzer Prize winner for his book, My Life as Far as It Goes. That is what lead to this opportunity for him to speak
Lead: Pulitzer Prize winner Norman Meeman had the opportunity to give his personal advice to mostly English students at the William Oxley Thomson Memorial Library.
Professor Wins Award
§ Who? Professor of Horticulture, Clement Crabtree
§ What? Annual George Washington honor medal handed out
§ Where? Valley Forge
§ When? In Pennsylvania last week
§ Why? Ceremony of its annual George Washington Honor Medal winners
§ How? Crabtree won the award at least some in part because of his essay “Plan for Peace”
Lead: The annual George Washington Honor Medal was handed out to 32 highly deserving winners.