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Dr. Dennis Henry Anderson Memorial


A memorial is located at the entrance of the D.H. Anderson Technical Building on the campus of West Kentucky Community & Technical College (WKCTC). Dr. Anderson (1866-1952) is credited as the founder of West Kentucky Industrial College, a predecessor of WKCTC. The monument was designed by Herbert Martin who chaired the monument committee. It was installed by Dub Beasley with a dedication ceremony held June 8, 1994. A lantern is inscribed on the monument with the following: From this light rode forth an educational vision that still shines brightly today. Anderson believed that education and job training were vital for change for African Americans.