XYOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Rand Becker of Cherokee Drive celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary during a gathering of friends and family members Aug. 6 at the Davis Center in Fellows Riverside Gardens at Mill Creek Park.
Mr. Becker and the former Eleanor Fortunato were united in marriage Aug. 6, 1955, at the William Holmes McGuffey Methodist Church.
Mrs. Becker taught elementary school in Wayne Township and in Youngstown City school districts.
Mr. Becker served as an administrator, teacher and principal in Youngstown schools prior to becoming the co-founder of NEOLA Inc., a national corporation dedicated to keeping school districts in compliance with state and federal laws.
The Beckers are members of Trinity United Methodist Church and the English Center of Youngstown. He is also a member of the Rotary Club.