Kudos, Dr. Watson!

 


Bill Watson, Activities Director for the Urbandale (IA) Community School District, received his doctorate this evening from Iowa State University. As his doctoral advisor, I had the pleasure of 'hooding' Bill at Commencement.

Please extend your heartiest congratulations to Dr. Watson for successfully completing his doctoral program. Doctorates are always difficult and challenging journeys (particularly when your advisor is me!). Nice work, Bill!

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