Will Knecht, above, son of the late Bill Knecht, speaks during a dedication ceremony for the Bill Knecht Amphitheater at Youngstown State University. Looking on are Dr. David Sweet, YSU president, and



Will Knecht, above, son of the late Bill Knecht, speaks during a dedication ceremony for the Bill Knecht Amphitheater at Youngstown State University. Looking on are Dr. David Sweet, YSU president, and Connie Knecht, widow of Bill and mother of Will. At left is a portrait of Bill Knecht, who died in 2004. Knecht, of Poland, was a YSU alumnus, member of the YSU Board of Trustees, and CEO of Wendell August Forge in Grove City, Pa. Below, visitors watched the dedication ceremony Saturday outside the amphitheater, which is at the west end of the Andrews Student Recreation and Wellness Center.

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