A granddaughter of immigrants in Uruguay, Amparo set off for a new life in America to explore the frontier of Science. All of her worldly possessions were packed in just two suitcases.
Equipped with a Masters Degree in Audio Visual from Indiana State University, Tony Wigand was determined to sell the staff of the then new Jasper High School on the use of video cameras and television in their classes. Tony tells the story of how filming football games got the ball rolling!
Elaine grew up working in the family business, an old fashioned pharmacy. She learned a great deal about running a small business and developed a deep appreciation for her father’s skilled ways with people and chemistry.