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Distinguished Service Award: Leonard Dow

On a fall morning in 1978, Leonard Dow ’87 left his home in working class Philadelphia and arrived at Christopher Dock Mennonite High School in Lansdale, Pa. He was one of 30 black freshmen and sophomores recruited by Lancaster Mennonite Conference to integrate the 400-member mostly white student body. Dow, a ninth-grader, traveled no more ...More