WJBD Radio

Images

Now Playing

Local News

WJBD - Local News - Kaskaskia College President to be Named Veteran of the Month in Illinois

Kaskaskia College President to be Named Veteran of the Month in Illinois

By Rob Sussman, WJBD News

Kaskaskia College President Dr. Jim Underwood will be named Illinois Veteran of the Month during an event on Friday at the College's Centralia Campus. An official with the Department will be on hand to present the award, which is in recognition of Dr. Underwood's military service and the many activities and programs initiated by the college to support area Veterans, including the Veterans Day Program and the construction of the Veterans Tribute Project, a monument currently under construction that currently lists the names of 25,000 American Veterans from every war in American history.

Dr. Underwood was nominated for the award by Earl White, a Veterans Service Officer with the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs in the Southern District. 

The event begins at 11:00am at the Lifelong Learning Center at Kaskaskia College in Centralia. 

See other LocalNews news:

Gun Scare Leads to Disorderly Conduct Charge Against Centralia Teen
Centralia Woman Pleads Guilty to Endangering the Life or Health of a Child
Police Beat for Thursday, August 27th, 2015
Study Finds Peak Months for College Students' 1st Drug Use
'Retiring' Southern Illinois Judges Avoid Retention Vote




This Site logo