School: Unity, Wis. High
School - Graduation (1949)
Surnames: DELONG CHIZEK JEWETT JOST KNUF LOUGHEAD RINGQUIST RECKNER TENNIS THURS WIELAND ZARNKE CARLSON EDBLOM EWERT HEBERT KAUFFMAN LYNN MEWS MISENER SALTER SCHULTZ WILLIAMS SMITH JOHNSON DOMER OLSON
----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co., Wis.) 05/20/1949
Graduation exercises of the Unity, Wis. Public Schools were held at Memorial Hall Wednesday evening, when eleven young people were graduated from high school and another eleven from the eighth grade. Supt. Homer E. DeLong of the Antigo schools, gave the Commencement address.
Graduates this year are:
Cecelia Chizek, Ervin Jewett, Catherine Jost, Evelyn Knuf, Tom Loughead, Jeanette Ringquist, Elaine Reckner, Arlene Tennis, Norene Thurs, Beverly Wieland, Verna Zarnke
Class Motto "In Ourselves The Future Lies"; Class Colors - Aquamarine and Silver; Class Flower - American Beauty Rose
Eighth Grade Graduates:
Wallace Carlson, Gail Edblom, Calvin Ewert, Robert Hebert, Betty Jane Kauffman, Gordon Lynn, James Mews, LeRoy Misener, Sally Salter, Betty Jane Schultz, Diann Williams
Class Motto "Not On The Heights, But Climbing"; Class Colors - Green and White; Class Flower - White Carnation
Valedictorian for the 1949 high school class was Miss Jeanette Ringquist, daughter of Mrs. Lucille Ringquist. Miss Evelyn Knuf, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Knuf, was the Salutatorian.
Miss Ringquist, who attended Unity, Wis. High School the full four years, participated in many activities. In her Freshman year she was class carnival queen. She was Sophomore class president and in her Junior year she was a member of the carnival play cast. She has also been active in band and forensics, on the Annual Staff for three years, a member of the pep band, an office assistant. Jeanette hopes to continue her schooling but at present will work in Wausau.
During her two years in the Unity, Wis. High School after transferring here from Stratford, Miss Knuf participated in the band, forensics, junior class play and carnival plays. She was junior class treasurer and senior class secretary, on the annual staff and a member of the service club. Miss Knuf plans on attending Central State Teachers College at Stevens Point next fall.
Following was the program:
Processional, Mrs. T. Loughead; Invocation, Rev. F. J. Smith; Welcome! Evelyn Knuf, Class Salutatorian; Class Will, Cecelia Chizek; Class History, Verna Zarnke; Class Prophecy, Catherine Jost; Now is the Hour, Senior Ensemble: Cecelia; Chizek, Jeanette Ringquist, Evelyn Knuf, Arlene; Tennis, Tom Loughead, Norene Thurs; Introduction of Commencement Speaker, Prof. Johnson; What Next? Homer E. DeLong; Presentation of Diplomas, T. H. Domer, Dir. Board of Ed.; Class Acceptance, Tom Loughead, Senior President; In Ourselves the Future Lies, Jeanette Ringquist, Class Valedictorian; Convocation, Rev. J. A. Olson; Recessional, Mrs. T. Loughead
Unity Wisconsin High School
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