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Curtis J. Bowers
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Principal at Clarkston High School from 1967-1983. Mr. Bowers was a principal of the highest integrity and concern for the best for the students and staff. He worked to create a well rounded program for all students,those college bound and those looking for other forms of education. He entered W.S.C. in 1940 running track and when World War II broke out he joined the Marine Corp where he served on and was wounded on Iwo Jima. After college he married he college sweetheart, Pat Bayle and began farming at the family farm in Moscow, Idaho while completing his education at Washington State University. He became a math teacher, basketball coach and ASB advisor at Pullman High before being named Pullman's first Vice-Principal. He served Pullman High School from 1951-1963. In 1963 he moved his family to White Salmon, WA to become the high school principal. In 1966 Mr. Bowers took the first Vice-Principal's job in Clarkston, Wa and the following year with the retirement of William Kramer, Mr. Bowers became principal. After his retirement he continued service to others teaching at Walla Walla Community College extention in Clarkston teaching mathematics. Mr. Bowers served the community dignity, courage to take a stand to do the right thing, and humility.