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The WKU Class of 1933 placed the Johnson Sundial in the gardens behind Potter Hall.

Commencement program for August 11, 1933 has the following poem.

The Red & the Gray

Believe in the power of the Red and the Gray
To endure through the ages to come;
With a loyalty, born of a pride in her might,
We shall sing of her glory and fame.
O Western, rejoice; in thy faith and thy lore
Let thy spirit be proud evermore,
For thou dost inspire with knowledge and truth
All the daughters and sons of the Hill.

So honor and praise to the Red and the Gray
As triumphant, she leads one and all;
With a vision of light, and ideals pure and great
She hath won, in true service, a name.
Then pledge we anew our allegiance so true
Till the heavens shall fade from our view.
We bless thee, we praise thee, for all thou hast been
And the love that we bear for the Hill.


Western Kentucky University, Class of 1933 (WKU)


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