School: Abbotsford H.S. – Co-Valedictorians (1970)
Surnames: Jensen, Poehnelt
----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 07 May 1970
Karen Jensen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Jensen, Abbotsford (Clark Co., Wis.), and Karen Poehnelt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Poehnelt, Abbotsford, have been named co-valedictorians of the 1970 Abbotsford High School graduating class.
Each girl maintained an academic average of 4.8 for four years. In addition to their scholastic achievements, they each took an active part in extra-curricular activities as well.
Karen Jensen was a cheerleader for three years, member of the band and choir for four years, member of the student council for three years, and president of the National Honor Society. She also servied as an American Abroad student , spending 10 weeks in Italy this past summer. She will attend the Wisconsin State University at Eau Claire next fall.
Karen Poehnelt was business manager of the school yearbook in her senior year, choir for four years, member of the National Honor Society her junior and senior year. She will attend the Metropolitan College of Business Technology in June.
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