Defiance College Graduation: Stroede receives Pilgrim Medal

By JENNY DERRINGER Education Editor Published:

Dr. Richard Stroede (right), vice president for academic affairs and academic dean, was awarded the rank of dean emeritus. Stroede, who was also presented the Pilgrim Medal award, is retiring after 40 years. DC president Dr. Gerald Wood (center) makes the presentation while chairman of the board of trustees Lynn Isaac reads Stroedes accomplishments.