Mr. John Vickers was the former Director of Placement Office at Eastern. Mr. Vickers is a native Kentuckian. He received his B.A. from Western Kentucky State College and he received his M.A. from the University of Kentucky. Mr. Vickers served in various capacities in the state government before coming to Eastern with Dr. Martin in 1960.
In this interview, Mary Pendygraft comments on her family background, her first job, the courts system, and the sources of her interests in becoming a County Judge. She also details her judicial goals, particular Boyle County decision makers, local industries, and her plans for the future.
In this interview, John and Ann Gross, discuss their personal backgrounds, John's eight years as a Laurel County Judge, and his two terms on the city council. The Grosses also discuss the Judicial Referendum, the resulting changes in John's job responsibilities, the Laurel County Democratic Party, local industries, and recreational fishing.
In this interivew, Ira Bell, a 1928 EKU alumni, comments on his 38 year tenure as superintendent in Wayne County and the consolidation of Wayne county high schools. He also discusses his time at EKU, school board elections, changes in the student demographics, and his run for judge in 1969.
In this interview, Russel Roberts, School Superintendent for Madison County Schools, discusses his personal background, education, and his prior teaching and coaching experiences. He also comments on School Boards, problems in the school system, and probl
In this interview, E.R. Purdom Jr., Superintendent of Danville Independent Schools, discusses his education and personal background, his desire to become a Superintendent, the school board and his relationship with them. He also comments on the many probl