Today in History
The Underwater Swimmer's School on the Naval Station Key West about 1970. Photo from the Monroe County Library Collection.

Monday, November 24, 2014

50 YEARS AGO:

Plans were revealed for the new expanded Mary Immaculate High School on Truman. The plans were to keep the old Convent of Mary Immaculate building, which needed a complete overhaul, for storage.

Gov. Farris Bryant and the State Board of Education certified Dr. Merrill A. Symonds as the president of the new Monroe Junior College.

Lt. Leonard Burnham relieved Lt. Commander R. Tom Fleming Jr. as commandeering officer of the Underwater Swimmers School.

Airman Richard A. Sykes completed basic military training at Lackland Air force Base, Texas. He was a graduate of Key West High School.