Thursday, May 20, 2010

Renaissance Soup Man

David Black has been preparing food for students for 45 years—that’s almost three generations of Gordon students. He’s known as our renaissance soup man, and his chowder is a culinary tradition on campus. Gloucester Times reporter Stephen Fletcher reports.

“Since 1965, David Black has fed 60,000 students in Gordon College’s Lane Student Center.
“Now, the College has honored his 45 years of service with a dinner at the president’s house.
“Black, a Rockport resident and father of two, stands as the longest-tenured employee in Gordon College’s Dining Services, according to the manager, Jack Lawrence. He began working at the College when he was 19. . . .”

Read the entire May 19, 2010, Gloucester Times article HERE.

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