Max Jenkins talks with Nancy Downs, Program Coordinator for the Plymouth Canton Literacy Council, They talked about the council’s work with English as a Second Language Learners and the importance of literacy.
Alex Aresco interviews Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Director of Bands, David Armbruster, Associate Director of Bands, Jon Thomann, Booster President Chris Zygmunt, and Band Member, Jacob Zygmunt. They talked about the band’s history of excellence, the importance of music education and their upcoming trip to perform in the Tournament of Roses Parade.
Saba Mangla and Dr. Mansoor Qureshi, President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Detroit, discuss the Muslim month of Ramadan.
Alex Aresco talks with Canton High School grad Catherine Huang about her experience at P-CEP and the University of Michigan.
The interview was hosted by Salem Social Studies Teacher Darrin Silvester and a couple of his Michigan History students. It was recorded in 2008 at the time of Ms. Dunning’s 98th birthday. She passed away in May while on a trip to California.
She talked about growing up in Plymouth, attending Plymouth High School, her love of the Penniman-Allen Theater, favorite teachers and good friends.
Ms. Dunning was known for her love of cars and the Plymouth community. She was a philanthropist known for her generosity, especially for gifts that provided a building for the Plymouth District Library and the Plymouth Historical Museum.