President Eisenhower addressed the 1954 graduating class. Photo courtesy of Washington College.

Washington College has honored four presidents with Doctors of Law: George Washington (1784), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933), Harry S. Truman (1946) and Dwight D. Eisenhower (1954).

George H.W. Bush (1999) and his wife, Barbara, were honored with Doctors of Public Service.

John F. Kennedy delivered an important foreign policy speech at Washington College during the 1960 presidential campaign.

Local historian and writer Joan Horsey contributes to the Kent Pilot History Quiz.