Ambassador Cynthia Shepard Perry Way

Fifth Street from Tippecanoe Street to Cherry Street now carries the honorary name of Ambassador Cynthia Shepard Perry Way. Dr. Perry, a Terre Haute native and Indiana State University alumna, was appointed by three U.S. presidents to represent the nation internationally. Her granddaughter, Pamela Ross (far left), and ISU President Dr. Deborah Curtis spoke at the ceremony on Oct. 11 at 1 p.m. Ambassador Perry, 92, lives in Texas and could not be present. She will be sent a video of the ceremony.