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Ken Thompson of Worthington is shown during his April 30, 2010, visit to the Marine Corps Memorial in Washington, D.C. (BRIAN KORTHALS/DAILY GLOBE)

A man of many stories: Retired educator Ken Thompson experienced Iwo Jima landing

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WORTHINGTON -- From St. Paul Johnson High School to Hamline University to Iwo Jima to a 36-year career as a teacher, coach and athletic director at Worthington High School, 90-year-old Ken Thompson has enjoyed a wealth of memorable experiences few could rival.


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