This bench located between Hamersly Library and the Old College of Education building was dedicated to H. Dale Harp after he passed away in 1993. Harp served as president of the executive council of the associated students in 1954.
The Senior Bench was presented as a class gift from the Class of 1926. The original concrete bench had become old and worn so it was later replaced. Originally located on the east lawn of Campbell Hall underneath the Giant Sequoia, the Senior Bench has been moved to the west lawn of the Cottage next to the Sharon Christa McAuliffe Memorial Tree.
Twila Domine worked as the business manager for the Division for Creative arts for twenty three years. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in July, 2003, and in 2004 Domine received the Mario and Alma Pastege Staff Excellence Award. Domine passed away in 2005, and the bench was dedicated in 2007.
The bench faces Rice Auditorium and is located on the south west lawn.
In the image, the bench is located on the left side of the frame. It faces Rice Auditorium and a tree is behind it. In front of the building there are bushes and trees as well as a sign that reads "Leonard Rice Auditorium."