Basketball court dedicated to John W. Rogers, Jr., ’76

Posted Mar 01 2012


On February 8, at Alumni Pack the Gym night, the upper Kovler basketball court was named in recognition of Lab parent, board chair, and alum John W. Rogers, Jr., ’76. The long-awaited dedication honors Mr. Rogers’ contributions to the building of Kovler Gymnasium that opened in 2000. In a surprise, congratulatory video to Mr. Rogers, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, ’82, thanked Mr. Rogers for mentoring him from the time he was ten years old. Mr. Rogers is chairman and CEO of Ariel Investments, LLC.

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