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Roger D. McDaniel, BSChE 1962

Roger Davis McDaniel is a native Lexingtonian and graduate of Lafayette High School. He enrolled at the University of Kentucky where he earned the Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering in 1962. As an undergraduate, he was active in the student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and Alpha Chi Sigma professional chemistry fraternity. He later completed the Master of Business Administration from the University of Kentucky in 1966.

James L. Wyatt, BSMET 1947, MSMET 1948

Born in Williamsburg, Kentucky but raised in both Corbin and Lexington, James L. Wyatt graduated from Lafayette High School in 1941. Immediately thereafter, he began undergraduate studies in metallurgical engineering at the University of Kentucky. Because of the United States’ involvement in World War II, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1942 and served with the 15th Air Force Squadron in the European Theatre of Operations as a P-38 photo-reconnaissance pilot.