School: Withee High School Graduation - 1954
Surnames: Bonk, Le Page, Larsen, Scherf, Luoma, Petrulis, Auberg, Bruchert, Devine, Looker, Weidman, Nimbar
----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 05/27/1954
Thursday evening, May 20th, 1954, the Senior Class of Withee High School, consisted of 37 members were graduated. Dr. Walter Wyman of River Falls State College delivered the address, "The Erosion of Freedom." Sylvia bon was Valedictorian. Barbara Le Page was was Salutatorian, each gave their address, and Sylvia Larsen, Historian, gave the history of the class. Musical numbers were: Piano solo, Emma Lou Scherf, Vocal Solo, Joan Luoma and flute solo, Sylvia Petrulis. Joanne Auberg accompanied Joan Luoma.
American Legion, made by Leon Bruchert to Tom Devine.
Auxiliary Award, made by Mrs. Emil Looker to Sylvia Larsen.
Others made by Mr. Fritsch:
Vocal Music Award: Joan Luoma.
Instrumental Music Award: Emma Lou Scherf.
Outstanding football: James Weidman.
Outstanding Basketball: Terrance Nimbar.
Good Citizenship Award: James Weidman.
Reader’s Digest Award: Sylvia Bonk.
1 year Scholarrship Award, State College or University of Wis.: Sylvia bonk.
D.A.R. Award: Sylvia Bonk.
Rev. W. Clayton Nielsen offered the Benediction and Natalie Scherf was accompanist for the Processional and Recessional.
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