ACU celebrates Gary McCaleb's 50 years with the university
Abilene, TX- Members of the community gathered today to honor Abilene Christian University's Dr. Gary McCaleb for serving 50 years with the university. It was a joyous and emotional day for Dr. Mccaleb as the event was a complete surprise to him. He shed tears reminising on moments he shared with former baseball teammates. The theme for the ceremony was centered around baseball. There were baseball's placed in vases on the tables donated by the baseball team. Former classmates and collegues spoke about their fond memories with the former Mayor. He even through the opening pitch at today's baseball game.
"I feel overwhelmed right now, it's just such an expression of so many people that have been friends and co-workers and students throughout 50 years", said McCaleb.