Trumpets sound as the Oct. 22 groundbreaking ceremony for NAU’s Health and Learning Center is about to begin.
Members of the NAU Marching Band played prior to the ceremony.
A group of students gathers to help celebrate the groundbreaking of their new Health and Learning Center.
NAU President John Haeger discusses the importance of the student-funded center.
Kathleen Templin, president of the Associated Students of NAU,
thanks the student body and the NAU administration for their support for the project.
Terese Fronske and her son, Michael, assistant director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, have a front row seat for the groundbreaking. Terese is the daughter-in-law and Michael is the grandson of Dr. Martin Fronske, for whom the Fronske Health Center was named.
Shovels, hard hats and vests await the ceremonial groundbreaking.
Turning the dirt from left are Sarah Bickel, associate vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs; NAU President John Haeger; LuAnn Leonard, member of the Arizona Board of Regents; NAU Executive Vice President MJ McMahon; ASNAU President Kathleen Templin; student regent Jennifer Lyn Ginther; and Jane Kuhn, associate vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs.
Kris Lyons and Lori Finlayson, members of the Edge Leadership group, flank Terese and Michael Fronske.