Days Gone By In Staunton


March 15, 2023

Thursday, July 24, 1975 -- Sharp Named Outstanding Young Alumnus -- State Representative John F. Sharp (D-East Alton) was honored Sunday, July 13, at SIU-E Alumni Day at Busch Memorial Stadium in St. Louis. In preliminary ceremonies of the Cardinal-Dodger game, Rep. Sharp was presented the award as outstanding young alumnus of the year. This award is presented to a Southern Illinois University graduate under 31 who has distinguished himself in community service and involvement.

Rep. Sharp earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from SIUE in 1967 and his Master of Science degree in 1969.


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