Leon Venable

Among the younger trees on the Agnes Scott College campus are some that have been planted as memorials and others that honor long-serving members of the staff and faculty. Look for the plaques that mark these trees as you tour the arboretum.

Venable marker

Leon Venable is Associate Professor of Chemistry. His tree is a red maple (Acer rubrum), located across from the Bullock Science Center, along E. Dougherty Street.

In 2014, Leon had a second tree planted in his honor, a white oak (Quercus alba), for 30 years of service at Agnes Scott.