Looking Back – April 2

Charles Silberman, author of “Crisis In the Classroom,” talks with members of the audience following his speech in Columbus on April 2, 1974. Listening are, from left, Carolyn Otto, Barbi Anderson, Martha Keith and Mary Tryon.

From The Republic archives


Si Robertson and married couple Willie and Korie Robertson of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” spoke and answered audience questions during “A Night with Duck Dynasty” at the Columbus North High School gym. The evening was organized by Columbus-based Blank Slate Productions.


Columbus East High School graduate and model Colleen McGovern Kahney appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show”. Kahney modeled spring fashions and appeared in the gown actress Geena Davis wore to the Academy Awards.


Hauser High School students Teresa Tedder, Natalie Scheidt, Tim Carman, Rob Thayer, Anita Emmert and Barbara Land were initiated into the school’s Quill and Scroll Club, and were given a pin with the club’s emblem engraved on it. Howard Downey, Kim Thayer, Mark Trisler and Mrs. Guyneth Webster were in charge of the initiation.