Tom A. Clark ’42 receives Diamond Circle Certificate from ATO via Gary Legwold ’72

FullSizeRenderOn Saturday, January 17, 2015 Gary Legwold ’72 visited Tom A. Clark ’42 and presented him with his Diamond Circle Certificate signifying his 75 years of membership in the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity.  Tom is the grand nephew of our initiate #1, Thomas Arkle Clark.  Tom recently celebrated his 96th birthday and Gary reports that he’s still going strong.  Congrats to Tom and thanks to Gary for driving up to St. Cloud, MN to visit with Tom and present him with his Diamond Certificate!!

“What comes after Diamond?” – Don Ainsworth ’39 Diamond Circle Certificate Presentation May ’14

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On May 20, 2014, Jack Donovan ’77, Doug Clark ’86, Scott Wagner ’79, Jeff Clark ’83, Ryan Roth ’95, Mike Houlihan ’70 and Dane Luhrsen ’77 gathered with over 30 other St. Louis area ATOs to recognize Don Ainsworth ’39 for 75 years of membership in ATO and membership in the Diamond Circle.   Terry Turman, ATO Foundation CEO made the presentation.Continue reading

Rex Sherman 1941

Rex w CertificateJohn Aymond 1980 and I visited Rex Sherman in Pekin, Illinois this afternoon (April 6, 2013) to present him with a certificate of membership in the Diamond Circle “In affectionate appreciation of his seventy-five years of membership, services and devotion to Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity”. We had a great time and I know that Rex appreciated meeting us. He said that he was honored to receive the Diamond Circle Certificate from ATO. We took him to lunch at Applebee’s in Pekin. Rex said that it was the first time in two years that he had been out of his home. He really seemed to enjoy getting out for some fresh air, a change of scenery and a good cheeseburger.Continue reading

James R. Stansfield 1947 Diamond Circle Member ATO

stansfield 1Jim Stansfield grew up in Urbana. He won the state championship in wrestling at Urbana High School. His father was a geology professor at the University. He graduated from high school in ’37 and initiated at GZ in ’38. He majored in ceramic engineering but after his junior year entered the army and served in the European theater. As a resident of Urbana he never lived in the house but spent many many fun times there.

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