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Salem grad, 75, the man who "never quits"

The Salem Evening News features Carl Harris ’55, who returned to Bates to earn his degree 50 years after dropping out to join the Army. Staff writer Tom Dalton says that “Academy Award-winning actress Geena Davis was a graduation speaker and the star attraction at yesterday’s commencement at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. But Carl ‘Lefty’ Harris surely turned a few heads.” Also featuring Harris is WCSH-TV in Portland, with Harris telling reporter Brian Yocono about his second campus experience: “I thought it was awesome how much homework they gave you, how much reading and writing.” (View Text)



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