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Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS
  • Kan. native receiving Horatio Alger award

  • A Kansas native who owned Safelite Auto Glass in Wichita and other companies is a 2014 recipient of the Horatio Alger Award.
    The Wichita Eagle reports that Randall Dee Hubbard, a native of Smith Center, will receive the honor in April.
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  • A Kansas native who owned Safelite Auto Glass in Wichita and other companies is a 2014 recipient of the Horatio Alger Award. The Wichita Eagle reports that Randall Dee Hubbard, a native of Smith Center, will receive the honor in April. The award recognizes business leaders who overcome challenges to achieve success and who demonstrate a commitment to philanthropy and higher education. About 200 people have received the award, which is presented by the nonprofit Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans. Hubbard has donated heavily to Butler Community College, which he attended, and to Wichita State University. He studied at Butler Community College before becoming general manager and president at Safelite. He later created and ran glass company AFG and bought and revived several horse racing tracks.
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