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( May 15, 1998)
BONESTEEL STUDENT CANDIDATE FOR ELECTRICAL ENGINERING DEGREE FROM SDSM& T/ YOUNGEST OF 14 JONS CHILDREN WHO ALL GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE
Gordon Jons of Bonesteel was a candidate for a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology during SDSM& T’s spring commencement ceremony on May 9. Gordon is the youngest of the fourteen children of Delmar and Joanne Jons. All fourteen of their children have graduated from college.
The commencement address was given by James E. Despain, Vice President of Caterpillar, Inc.’ s Track- Type Tractors Division. Despain also was presented with an Honorary Doctorate of Aerospace Administration during the ceremony.
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