John A. Tucker, Ph.D., will give a talk on the 24 East Carolina Teachers College alumni who sacrificed their lives during World War II in service to their country. These 24 were East Carolina's first former students to fall while in the armed forces. They, along with former ECTC coach John Christenbury were later remembered on campus with the dedication of Memorial Gymnasium, now commonly known as Christenbury Gym, in 1953. Other dimensions of ECTC's service during WWII will also be noted.
This presentation will be held at the Eagles School House, East Carolina Village and Farm Museum, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, and is co-sponsored by ECVFM.
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