South Shore Legend Donald S. Powers

The 77th Legend is Donald S. Powers (1920-2015), a WW II night fighter pilot who also served in Korean War, who despite modest beginnings helped create the Community Foundation of NWI, and among other philanthropic and distinguished organizations, later served as President of the Purdue statewide board helping to put the university on the world’s map for civil as well as electrical and computer engineering.

Mr. Powers was nominated by Monsignor Joseph Semancik, Ph.D., and John Davies.