Howard MacDonald, better known as "Ham" attended Rollins College from 1924 to 1929 and then served as Keeper of the Keys from 1929 until 1973. He worked on the maintenance staff for more than 41 years. In 1973 he was awarded the Rollins Decoration of Honor and, in 1977, his stone in the Walk of Fame was dedicated. The stone reads: "H.A. MacDonald; Keeper of the Keys; Rollins College; 1929 to 1973."