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Odessa American - 11/22/2021

Nov. 22—Odessa College board of trustees member and U.S. military veteran Bruce Shearer was recognized for his service to our nation and to the college at Odessa College's Annual Veteran's Day Flag Raising Ceremony on Nov. 11.

OC employees and students gathered to pay tribute to veterans, reservists, active-duty personnel, and first responders.

OC Veteran Affairs Coordinator Gloria Rangel presented an honorary plaque to Shearer and added, "We would like to honor your service to our country and Odessa College ... we are truly grateful for all of your hard work."

Shearer served in the Air Force from 1959 to 1963 and was trained in machine language computer coding. He is an alumni of Odessa College and the University of Illinois, and he has served on the OC board of trustees since November 1994.

In the photo, Shearer returns to sit with his wife, Sherry, after receiving the honorary plaque for his military service to his country and his service to OC.


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