Retired instructor Dick Ashmun was honored Tuesday by the Central Lakes College Foundation at its annual Faculty Recognition Reception in the Jon Hassler Library on the Brainerd campus. Dick is a Brainerd High School and Brainerd Junior College graduate (1947) who went on the receive his doctorate from the University of Minnesota. He taught at Pine River and Brainerd high schools before joining the faculty of Brainerd Junior College where he remained from 1958-1960. Dick then moved on to teach Marketing and Business in Wisconsin and at the University of Minnesota. Dick has been a faithful volunteer, supporter and board member of the CLC Foundation since 1997. He earned a degree from Carleton College and spent nearly seven years in the U.S. Army. He served as an instructor and administrator for 26 years, including the U of M. He is also an Outstanding Alumni Award recipient at CLC. Guest speakers included Ray Frisch, Diane Scearcy, and Dr. Wayne Little.