School: Withee High School Graduation - 1954

Contact: Stan



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.


Awards made:


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.



© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel