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Johnson Day Revived

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From 1952 to 1964 Colby students observed Johnson Day, named after President Franklin Johnson (in fedora), by cleaning up campus and planting trees. This year Richard Schwartz ’11, with the Colby Volunteer Center, revived the tradition to strengthen the sense of campus community. On April 2, despite heavy snow the day before, 105 students painted, washed windows, shoveled walkways, and cleared the Bill Alfond Field. Students gained an appreciation for physical plant workers, with whom they shared lunch afterwards.