Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2013 - (Page 41)
Throwing My Loop...
BY MICHAEL JOHNSON
SOME PEOPLE SAY our good times are all gone now. Just the other
day, a fellow I taught school with told me, "It will never be like it
was...and there's nothing we can do about it." Then he said, "That's
why I quit." Hmmm. I hear statements like that frequently these
days. So should we all just throw in the towel? I've been watching
someone recently who is facing that particular question. He is the
new Athletic Director here at the university where my wife and I
live. When he arrived to assume that new position, he faced a good
number of formidable challenges...
In terms of athletic accomplishments, our past shows a storied history.
Graduates from our school include many
NFL greats, legendary track stars, competitors who made Olympic teams, women
athletes who dominated their college
event, and coaches who became household names across the South. In addition
to our sports prowess, we produced graduates of high caliber; we had a reputation
for requiring student athletes to study
and pass, and to graduate. Further, our
legacy was to encourage young men and
women to become an asset to the world by
doing something of additional value; to
We could decide to do everything in our power to
"make it like it once was." To bring people together, to
elicit high cooperation, to create a feeling in those we
lead that they can do more than they knew...to spread
hope! And to rejoice with those we love when they fly.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2013
FROM THE PRESIDENT
STANDING IN THE GAP
LOVING LOUISVILLE: THE 2013 H2O-XPO IS A HIT
WATER/WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING
BEAT THE CHILL
THROWING MY LOOP
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Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2013
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