Former Council member calls for renaming of Syd Wright Auditorium
Former Petersburg Council member Bill Tremblay addressed the Petersburg School Board to possibly rename the Syd Wright Auditorium.
“It has been brought to my attention several times regarding the name for the Syd Wright Auditorium,” Tremblay said. “It's easy to understand considering there is only one picture there.”
During a meeting of the Petersburg City Council Dec. 1, 1999, Tremblay explained that the initial resolution asked that the auditorium be named for Syd Wright but that original resolution was amended to include Vara, Wright's wife.
“This amendment was to pay tribute t...