From the earliest years of their lives, Jenny (’82), Bobby (’83), John (’84), Leigh Anna (’89) and April (’94) were immersed in all that is Ouachita. Their parents, Marianne (’55) and Bob (’56), made sure that they were well acquainted with the small-town college in Southern Arkansas. Taking them to Tiger football games in the Fall, Tiger basketball games in the Spring, homecoming and even hosting Ouachita alumni events in their home were all a part of these siblings earliest memories of Ouachita.
To say the Gossers have left a legacy at Ouachita is an understatement. Seventeen Gossers have attended Ouachita, spanning three generations. Their glad and sincere hearts have been giving to Ouachita for decades. Take a look below to hear from the siblings themselves about why they choose to give back to Ouachita and why Ouachita continues to play a special role in their family dynamic even today.