Welcome to Centrepiece Online, the Web edition of Centre’s magazine for alumni, parents, and friends of Centre College.
The Court Is Now in Session
Gordon Davidson ’49 and Ben Beaton ’03 reflect on their days as Supreme Court law clerks during two of the most contentious and high-profile cases ever heard by the court: deciding how to implement Brown v. Board of Education in 1955 and the healthcare cases challenging Obamacare in 2012.
A Beacon Light: Dr. John D. Jackson, Class of 1854
by Stuart W. Sanders ’95
Kentucky’s most famous surgeon might have vanished into obscurity were it not for the efforts of a Centre alumnus.
What’s on Your Bucket List?
Some Reverie: John Lemon ’61
John Lemon's solo sailing trip from Maine to Florida and back again was filled with "unexpected challenges."
by John Hayden ’92
A seemingly irrelevant CentreTerm class ended up showing John Hayden just how valuable a Centre education is.