WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) - Students and faculty turned out at Midwestern State University Thursday for an event to say goodbye to a long-time professor.
The celebration was for Doctor Everett Kindig who is retiring after teaching U.S. history at the university for 47 years.
"Its been a joy and a challenge, I tremendously enjoy working with the students, both under graduates and graduates," said Kindig. "Hopefully guiding them to a better understanding of history, especially american history, so its been a good time."
Doctor Kindig said he wants to travel to all the historic places he hasn't seen and that he plans on going to Europe three or four times.
He is also hoping to finish writing a book.