Alumnus Christopher McDonald Named to Iowa Supreme Court

February 21, 2019

Grand View alumnus and appeals court judge Christopher McDonald will become the first person of color to ever serve on the Iowa Supreme Court, after Gov. Kim Reynolds picked him Wednesday to fill a high court vacancy. 

"I know that as the first minority or person of color appointed to the Supreme Court people will have special expectations for me in terms of leadership and mentorship and I understand that. I appreciate that," said McDonald. "I embrace those expectations and I’ll certainly do my best to meet and exceed them."

Read Des Moines Register article.