Who was the Creative Arts teacher who was also a master baker, creating a five foot chocolate sailboat for the 1976 Sailing Olympics and a life-sized portrait of Queen Elizabeth in cake and icing for the 1977 Silver Jubilee?
Do you remember the name of the staff party room on the 4th floor on Kingston Campus, and why it was called that particular name?
Who decided to catch the person responsible for recurring petty thefts at the college by recruiting one of his staff to hide with him in a large storage closet from which they would jump out when the thief appeared – a plan which failed to materialize because the thief was the staff person in the closet with him?
Who was the colourful character who needed access to the office, had no keys, so pried open the window, setting off the burglar alarm, and creating some awkward moments with campus security?
Who was a guest bartender at the Root Cellar on one Halloween who dressed as a woman, with long hair and boobs, while serving drinks.
Who was the person who would never welsh on a deal and who insisted on a footstool for the classroom because otherwise reaching the top of the blackboard was impossible?
Who was the tireless, ever cheerful support staff member who organized food and toy drives for needy families every Christmas, took part in skits in the large lecture theatre during an annual talent show put on by Linda Ann, and received an Award of Merit during Recognition Night just over 30 years ago. [It can’t be that long ago; I must be getting old]
Who was the larger than life personality who once dropped a lit cigarette in the waste basket while teaching a class and then used a foot to stomp out the fire? [No, it wasn’t Paul McLaughlin; I could imagine him doing that, but we’ve already covered him in Scenario #1]
Who was this singing and dancing pirate who escaped arrest by the police by having “a friend in high places?”
#6. Who enjoyed great success coaching SLC teams to victory over more than two decades and was inducted into the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Hall of Fame, one of many such honours bestowed? [No, it was not Brad Hill; he is a whole other story!]