Entries by Dana Morgan

2020 Tigers on Tour!

The Clemson Alumni Association, IPTAY and the Clemson Forever Fund are hitting the road for the ‘Tigers on Tour’ in California, August 9 – 12. We invite you to come out and see us at on e of our stops along the way from 6-8pm each evening: Friday, August 9: San Francisco | @ The […]

Scroll of Honor – Roy Donald Bratton

Fighter Pilot For a kid born during World War II, it must have seemed like the ultimate goal: becoming a fighter pilot!  The fighter aces of that war had been heroes, their names familiar to a whole generation of boys growing up in the 1950s.  And now, Roy Bratton was following in their footsteps. Roy […]

Scroll of Honor – James Crayton Herring, Jr.

Athlete, Scholar, Man of Letters “At first we weren’t even sure there would a ‘Taps’ this year, what with a war going on and everybody’s yelling about film and copper shortages,” wrote the editors of Clemson College’s 1943 yearbook.  “But, in spite of all of our anxieties, we have succeeded in giving you an annual, […]

Scroll of Honor – David and Rufus Henry

Six Years, Four Months Brothers David Hill Henry, Jr. and Rufus Earl Sadler Henry of Clemson both attended their hometown college—and both answered their country’s call to arms in the cold, dark months following Pearl Harbor. David, the oldest of the three Henry boys, had graduated from Clemson College in 1936 with a degree in […]

Scroll of Honor – John Herman Lightsey, Jr.

An Excellent Account John Herman Lightsey, Jr. couldn’t have had any idea what was in store for him and the other boys of the Class of 1942 when they arrived on the Clemson College campus in the late summer of 1938.  If Europe appeared to be on the precipice of war over Czechoslovakia, what concern […]

Scroll of Honor – “D. E.” Aiken

Hedgerow Hero Seventy-five years ago this week, Allied forces were struggling to expand and reinforce the Normandy beachhead bought with such sacrifice on D-Day.  During the first week on French shores, the Allies faced the daunting task not only of fighting the German defenders, but of supplying two armies with rations, ammunition, fuel, vehicles, weapons, […]

Scroll of Honor – John Leumas Childress

All Around Leader John Leumas Childress was one of those people who excelled at everything he attempted.  From the time he stepped onto the Clemson campus as a freshman member of the Class of 1951 from Augusta, Georgia, Childress was recognized as a leader. He was promoted quickly in the Corps of Cadets, serving as […]

Community Memorial Day Service Scheduled at Scroll of Honor

The Clemson Corps will host a community-wide Memorial Day service honoring America’s military dead from all wars on Sunday, May 26 at Clemson University’s Scroll of Honor Memorial.  This year’s ceremony, which will begin at 4 o’clock p. m., recognizes the seventy-fifth anniversary of World War II’s D-Day landings that led to the liberation of […]