Madison
61° F
Smoke
Smoke
Advertisement

MATC students, staff petition to honor Studesvilles

Published On: Sep 30 2013 09:22:57 PM CDT

Al and Janet Studesville

MADISON, Wis. -

Some Madison College students and staff are pushing to rename a building in honor of a community leader.

The petition to change the name of the Truax Campus Gateway to the Studesville Gateway received almost 1,300 signatures.

Al and Jan Studesville were killed when a motorcycle was hit head on by a semi-truck in June.

Al Studesville was a longtime MATC counselor.

Petitioners said the Studesville’s gave so much to the community, it was only right the community give back.

MATC worked with the group behind the petition along with the Studesville family to make sure the changes made are the right ones.

The petition is available online until Tuesday.

Advertisement
  • Las Vegas storm lead

    Ethan Miller/Getty Images

    Amazing photos from Las Vegas thunderstorm

    Vacationers spend hundreds of dollars to see a light show in Las Vegas, but nature provided on for free Monday. A monsoon dropped heavy rain and hail northwest of the Las Vegas Strip on Monday. The storm caused street flooding and power outages.

  • Jerry Weintraub

    CNN

    Notable deaths of 2015

    Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.

  • Cosby on stage

    Gerardo Mora/Getty Image

    Latest in Cosby sex scandal

    Court documents from 2005 obtained by The Associated Press indicate Bill Cosby said he obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to a woman he wanted to have sex with. Here is a timeline of accusations made against the comedian.

Advertisement