Local man returns from visit to Kenyan school
Palmer Rockswold instilled the power of knowledge and a good education in his children. Even today, Dr. Gordon Rockswold of rural Henning man said his father’s motto of “every kid deserves a chance,” sticks with him as he furthers the education of children both locally and in one of the worst slums in Kenya.
Rockswold has been raising money and helping to shape St. Stephen Children’s Center in the Kibera slum in Kenya to help students half a world away. His father, who was a former superintendent at Henning School in the late 1950s and early 1960s, remains involved with the progress of the school in the southwest corner of Nairobi.
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