Carol Backens, ’51
Backens was recognized for her long-time service to the university. She attended the university in the 1950s to earn her teaching certificate and again in the 1980s majoring in art. She has been actively involved with the BHSU Alumni Board of Directors for many years serving as vice president and secretary.
She has also been active over the years with presidential inaugurations and retirements, alumni banquets and breakfasts, graduations, Swarm Day events, search and screen committees, fund raising, legislative days and the BHSU centennial celebration in 1983.