McDowell Legacy Program: Interview with Jim & Gerry Gorst
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Jim and Gerry Gorst were both raised very poor. Jim had to quit school after the 7th grade so that he could work to help his mother. Hear how many people inspired Jim, and helped him further his education. This taught Jim to be an inspiration to others. Jim went on to work in various school systems, including Eastfield Elementary, where he started the year-round school system. Jim and Gerry are also credited for starting the McSmiles Program.