Lincoln Land Community College’s current leaders honored the individuals responsible for establishing the college half a century ago at the Founders’ Day Ceremony Feb. 18.
Voters in February 1967 approved the establishment of Lincoln Land District 526 with the mission of providing area citizens with affordable, accessible higher education and career training programs. “Today we celebrate the vision of our founders, the dedication of our educators, and the success of our students over the last half century,” Craig Findley, chair of the LLCC Board of Trustees, told the crowd of approximately 200. Mr. Findley recognized Eldon Greenwood, the last surviving member of LLCC’s founding Board of Trustees, and Bill Ames, who was the first student in line when the college opened for classes in September 1968. Read more