Student eye view of a King

By Website Administrator | Oct 3, 2008

Kenny Schabow focused his lenses on the King of Sweden and other visiting dignitaries Sept. 26 as Kettering celebrated a collaboration with Swedish Biogas, the State of Michigan and the City of Flint.

Kenny Schabow focused his lenses on the King of Sweden and other visiting dignitaries Sept. 26 as Kettering celebrated a collaboration with Swedish Biogas, the State of Michigan and the City of Flint.

The following photographs are the work of Schabow, a junior from Chicago studying Mechanical Engineering.

Governor Jennifer M. Granholm and His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden, dedicated one of the state’s first Centers of Energy Excellence (COEE) during the colorful ceremonies. 

Trumpets heralded the arrival the King Carl XVI Gustaf during a formal ground-breaking ceremony in the Connie and Jim John Recreation Center, which also included Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, Swedish Ambassador to the United States Jonas Hafstrom; United States Ambassador to Sweden Michael Wood; Mich. Representative Lee Gonzales; President and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation Jim Epolito; President and CEO of the C.S. Mott Foundation Bill White; City of Flint Mayor Don Williamson and Kettering University PresidentStan Liberty.  Dr. Michael Harris, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs at Kettering served as the master of ceremonies.

For more of Schabow’s photos visit http://www.flickr.com/photos/kennyschabow/sets/72157607589518184/

To read more about the King’s visit http://www.kettering.edu/visitors/storydetail.jsp?storynum=2805