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Homecoming 2011--"Past, Present and Future: Once a Leatherneck, Always a Leatherneck"

Homecoming 2011 has come and gone. Last year, WIU's parade marshal epitomized the Homecoming theme of "Past, Present and Future:  Once a Leatherneck, Always a Leatherneck." Bruce Bricker '39 of rural Macomb, who turned 94 in August, was Western's first Homecoming King in 1938. This year, Bricker led the 2011 Homecoming Parade as Grand Marshal.

Just prior to the parade, Teresa Koltzenburg '92, coordinator of public information in WIU's University Relations office sat down with Bricker to hear about his experience as Western's first Homecoming king.