Adeline Hess to accept alumnus award at Sunday commencement service|
Area communities planning Memorial Day observances
|Adeline Hess will be honored as Distinguished Alumnus of the Year when Antigo High School holds commencement ceremonies for the class of 2016 on Sunday.|
The program will begin at 2 p.m. in the school gymnasium.
Hess, known throughout the region for her involvement in the 4-H program, graduated with the class of 1960. She said she plans to focus on volunteerism in her address to the class.
She will receive her award from District Administrator Dr. Don Childs.
Class valedictorian is Megan Nedden, with Alexis Schroeder, salutatorian. They will each give speeches and receive their golden As from Principal Tom Zamzow.
The welcome will be given by Senior Class President McKenzy Powell.
Following a prelude by the high school band directed by Jeff Dewey, seniors will enter the gymnasium to Sir Edward Algars traditional Pomp and Circumstance March.
Nikita Deep, junior class president, will serve as master of ceremonies. Senior choir members will perform the national anthem. Other music will include Canto Voce and senior choir members teaming for Homeward Bound.
Doug Benishek, National Honor Society president, will
|The long Memorial Day weekend is the kick-off to the summer season, but it also offers time to reflect on the sacrifices made by members of the armed services in defense of the nation.|
The northwoods will pay homage to those who gave their lives in service at parades, programs and cemetery tributes across the area on Monday.
Antigo veterans will open the day at the Hudson Street bridge, with an 8 a.m. ceremony to honor those who have lost their lives at sea.
At 8:45 a.m. there will be a flag-raising service at Eastview Medical and Rehab Center designed for residents of the care facility.
The parade will start from the Eastview grounds at 9 a.m. and proceed down Fifth Avenue through downtown and north on Clermont Street to the courthouse for the Memorial Day program.
Guest speaker will be Langlade County Circuit Court Judge John Rhode.
Participants in the annual Memorial Day tribute at the LeRoyer Walkway at Aspirus Langlade Hospital are invited to bring geraniums for planting in the walkway flowerbeds to Mondays ceremony, scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.
The walkway is located on the no
Shown with geraniums ready for planting along the LeRoyer Walkway are, from left, (kneeling) Meghan Mattek, Deb Gallenberg, (standing) Mary Kubeny, Sister Dolores Demulling, and Penny Matuszewski.
AHS scholastic honors presented to Alexis Schroeder, Megan Nedden
|Keller, Inc., a commercial contractor, made excellent progress this week on the structure for the addition to the Hydratight plant on Clermont Street in Antigo. Hydratight is consolidating machinery and employment from another of its sites to the Antigo Industrial Park.|
24 seniors will graduate in ceremonies at Elcho High School
|Megan Nedden and Alexis Schroeder were honored as valedictorian and salutatorian Wednesday as Antigo High School held its annual end-of-year awards ceremony for graduating seniors.|
Representatives of dozens of civic groups and organizations were on hand, presenting tens of thousands of dollars in scholarships and awards to the smartly-dressed seniors.
The list of awards include:
Academic Excellence Scholars Program/Wisconsin Academic Scholars — Megan Nedden and Alexis Schroeder.
Wisconsin Technical Excellence Scholarship — Travis McCullough and Ethan Stift.
Catherine Hanke Allen Memorial Scholarship — Megan Nedden.
Marketing and DECA Scholarship — Alexis Schroeder and Nadia Voytovich.
Student Council/Blood Center of Northcentral Wisconsin Scholarship — Marisa Young and Alexis Schroeder.
Exemplary Senior Girl — Anna Reineke.
Exemplary Senior Boy — Colin Koss.
Al Remington Foundation Scholarship — Lauren Gray, Caleb Hunter, Ben Jansen, Mandy Petts, Anne Reineke.
Tom Kislow Memorial Scholarship — Collin Cooper and Alli McCann.
Wisconsin Auto and Truck Education Scholarship/2016 Automotive T
Alexis Schroeder, left, and Megan Nedden, scholarship award recipients, are shown with Tom Zamzow, high school principal.
|Cianna Reynolds will be honored as class valedictorian when Elcho High School holds commencement exercises on Saturday.|
Twenty-four seniors are expected to receive their diplomas at the ceremony, slated for 1 p.m. in the school gymnasium.
Reynolds plans to enroll in the university transfer program at Nicolet College in Rhinelander, with a goal of completing her bachelors degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Salutatorian is Bradley Roberts. He plans to attend Northcentral Technical College in Antigo, studying information technology.
Senior Samantha Reichl will give the welcoming remarks. Guest speaker will be Elcho alumnus Brad Schoenrock. Principal Shawn Rude will also give an address.
The program will include musical selections by the high school band and choir, and announcement of scholarship recipients by Deb Hatfield-Franske of the Elcho Scholarship Committee.
The traditional slide show will be followed by the reading of the graduate names by Monica Glander. Diplomas will be presented by school board members Mary Moore and Ann Mas.
Tom Prahl will turn the tassels and Laura Doucette will present flowers.
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