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Alumni make great achievements in life
William E. Anderson, Frank Fisse, Frank
Kendrick, John C. Christ, Hector Garcia,
and William Justice. What do all these
people have to do with Tech? They're Tech
William Anderson of the Indianapolis
Star has "covered every maior crime in
Indianapolis in the past 25 years". He and
two other reporters covered police corrup-
tion which resulted in over 400 stories. For
the stories they received local, state, and
national awards. Also they won the high-
est award in iournalism, the Pulitzer Prize,
for investigative reporting, also the AP and
UPI awards for top reporting in the state.
At Tech Mr. Anderson went to school
with John C. Christ, Winston Churchill, and
Robert Meyer. Mr. Meyer, a school admin-
istrator, was "one of the finest football
players Tech ever had" according to Mr.
Anderson. William Anderson received his
diploma from the Army in I944 but
"proudly considers himself a Tech gradu-
Frank Fisse, also working for the Star as
a photographer, has photographed six
presidents which include Harry S. Truman,
Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyn-
don Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Gerald
Ford. For the past 25 years he has photo-
graphed the Indianapolis 500. He has won
several awards with his photography. He
is also an Hanson H. Anderson Award
recipient. He has many friends here at
Tech, Anna Parker, Wally Potter, Howard
Catt, Ernie Cline, and Ivan Moreman.
Frank Fisse graduated from Tech in l945.
Frank Kendrick, a I97O graduate, has
played on the Indiana All-Stars. He
received the Star of Stars trophy after this
game. From I974 to l975 he played with
the Golden Gate Warriors of San Fran-
cisco. He is presently playing with the Bal-
timore Claws. He graduated from Purdue
in I974 with a degree in Radio-Television.
He was also named most valuable player
in his junior and senior years at Purdue. He
was the captain of the team. He has trav-
eled to South America and Hawaii playing
John C. Christ, a Municipal Court Judge
for four terms from l957-l970, was a
I944 Tech graduate. He was also a candi-
date for mayor of Indianapolis in the I975
Democratic primary. As a Tech student he
was on the debate team, in Service Club,
and helped organize the Student Affairs
Organization. He also presented the Sen-
ior class present, the two marble benches
in Stuart Tower. He can remember the
days of riding the old Michigan street car
to school when he could afford it. If he
couldn't afford it the student would walk,
even if it were several miles.
Hector Garcia, an artist and medalist
graduated from Tech in 1952. He is the
designer of the State of Indiana American
Revolution Bicentennial Medal. He works
with wood, ceramics, plaster, concrete,
and stained glass. Ever since he was seven
years old he has been working with clay.
Before his 40th birthday he had acquired
several awards and commissions. He now
lives in Fort Wayne Indiana, where he
William Justice, a l93l graduate,
works with WED Enterprises in California.
This company works with Walt Disney Stu-
dios. He himself specializes in animation
and converting animation into mechanics.
He has programmed the 26 mechanical
presidents in Disneyland, along with
several other animated characters. He also
designs costumes for Mickey Mouse and
Pluto and several other characters. He has
attended John Herron Art School here in
Indianapolis which made him Alumnus of
the Year in 1974. He has been nominated
for four Academy Awards. He has also
worked with shows like Mary Poppins. He
says that everything he learned at Tech
and John Herron has been very helpful.
Tech is very proud of alumni who have
made something of themselves and hopes
that all of us make the best of our lives.
And who knows, maybe someday a Tech-
ite will be President of the United States.
THE STATE OF INDIANA American Revolution Bicentennial Medal designed by Hector Garcia.
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