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March 3: Joseph Henry Apple portrait unveiled

Friday, March 3, 2017

Frederick, Md.—A portrait of Joseph Henry Apple, Hood College’s first president, was unveiled Friday evening in a ceremony in the Joseph Henry Apple Resource Center lobby.

The portrait was painted by artist Yemi in support of a 20th anniversary fundraising project for the Interfaith Housing Alliance in providing affordable housing for Frederick’s diverse population. The portrait was donated to Hood by Mike and Marlene Young; Marlene is an alumna of the College and a member of the Hood Board of Trustees. The portrait was one of the “40 Pillars of Frederick” community art project mural that also had a hardcover companion book published in 2011.