School: Granton H.S. Selects Top Students (1977-78)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Winter, Steiner

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 5/11/1978

Granton High School Selects Top Students (1977-78)

Selected as valedictorian of the 1978 graduating class at Granton High School is Connie Winter while Sheila Steiner was chosen salutatorian, according to administration of the school system. Both girls have made scholastic and extra-curricular achievements.

Connie, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Winter, Rt. 1 Granton, was active in FHA for four years and served as an officer for three; served as a class officer for two years; and was an active member of the Library Club and officer of that group. She also was a member of the Fine Arts Club, Teacher’s Aid and annual Staff editor.

Further accomplishments for Connie include participation in chorus, swing choir, National Honor Society, Badger Girl’s Camp, a listing in “Who’s Who” as a junior and senior, a junior board member of Clark Electric Cooperative and a participant in High Quiz Bowl. She is also active in her church youth group and is a qualified life guard.

Connie’s future plans include study at UW-Stout in the field of home economics. She has been awarded a $300 scholarship by her FHA chapter.

Sheila Steiner, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Stener, village of Granton, has long been active in school and community athletics and music. She is a qualified life guard and has participated in G.A.A., Varsity Club, volleyball, track and basketball cheerleading.

In the musical area, Sheila has been her church organist for five years and has been active in the school chorus, swing choir, pep, stage and marching band, clarinet and woodwind choir and all-star band.

She has been a class officer for three years, a member of FHA for four years and an officer for one, The Fine Arts Club, newspaper staff with co-editorship for two years, forensics team, actress in school plays for four years, the National Honor Society and the annual staff. She was a participant in High Quiz Bowl, won placement in “Who’s Who” and went to the Laird Youth Leadership conference. She also received t he school’s DAR award and has been active in various 4-H activities, including being an officer for four of her nine years of membership and traveling to Washington, D.C., for a 4-H Citizenship Short Course.

Sheila plans on following a business administration curriculum at UW-Oshkosh.

The honor winners will take part in graduation ceremonies at the Granton High School, May 25.



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