Dick Record Among Pope John Award Winners At Viterbo
For many years, WIZM's Dick Record emceed the Pope John awards at Viterbo...and he says he never expected to receive the award himself.
But Record did get that honor last night, along with Quillin's owners Phil and Barb Quillin and Western Tech president Lee Rasch. Record told the banquet audience at Viterbo that he was 19 or 20 when John the 23rd became pope, and he was inspired by John's philosophy:
Viterbo has presented the John the 23rd award to more than 140 persons over the years...sometimes to national celebrities, such as Bart Starr, and CBS news anchor Charles Kuralt.