Fred Longacre 1964

Degree: Bachelor of Science degree in agronomy from WIU

Business Information: Continues to farm on the family farm, raising cattle and grain. After 15 years, retired as a realtor in 2014.

Advice for Freshmen:  Go to class every day, get some sleep and do your very best in classes and attend a variety of extra-curricular events.

Favorite WIU Memory:  Meeting my wife Elaine, being in a fraternity, watching Stix Morely's basketball teams and I had many good professors especially Drs. McVicker and Robinson.

Family/Hobbies:  I have been married to my wife Elaine for more than 44 years; we have two children, Sally Hills and Steven Longacre, both WIU grads. We have five grandchildren. I like to watch Nascar and football and I like to hunt and fish.