Photo Feature by Steve Latham
Luncheon Honors the Daugette Family
|Jacksonville State University honored Clarence W. Daugette III
of Gadsden during a luncheon Monday. University officials announced
plans to erect the Haywood-Daugette Bell Tower on the former site
of Jacksonville High School on Pelham Road. Mr. Daugette pledged
$1 million for a range of projects, including $500,000 for the
tower. See related stories at www.jsu.edu/news/july_dec2005/daugette-gift.html
In photo above, Mr. Daugette, left, presents JSU President William
A. Meehan a check for $1 million.
|Clarence Daugette symbolically cuts the ribbon on the new bell
|Clarence Daugette III and Miriam Haywood, pose with the artist's
rendering of the Haywood-Daugette Bell Tower. Mrs. Haywood and
her husband, the late James B. Haywood, came up with the bell
tower idea about 30 years ago.
|Some of the dignitaries on hand for the luncheon included, from
left, former JSU President Theron Montgomery, Mr. Daugette, Architect
Julian Jenkins, JSU President William A. Meehan, and former JSU
President Harold McGee.
|Members of the Daugette family pose for a shot overlooking the
future location of the bell tower (grassy field in center of photo)
from a vantage point facing south from the Houston Cole Library
observation deck. Pictured from left are Anne Daugette Renfrow,
Clarence W. Daugette, III, Burt Daugette Lowe, Katie Johnson,
M. Lynn Lowe, Maurice Johnson, Alie Renfrow and Ray Renfrow.
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