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June 2017


2017 Alumni Meeting Minutes of Thedford High School

The annual Thedford High School Alumni Banquet was held Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the Thedford High School.  Dinner was prepared and catered by Reta Teahon of Halsey, and served by Parker Ballenger, Tucker Ballenger, Morgan Rinestine, and Marlee Taylor members of the Family, Community, career, Leadership of America organization (FCCLA) under the direction of Rosalea Gift.  Mya Essman, Cameron Carr, and Sierra Carr, grandchildren of Rosalea and Leon Gift and Marilyn and Bill Essman, also helped serve the meal. 

Rosa Lee Hamilton provided dinner music by playing several songs on the keyboard.

The following people read the names of the honor class rosters:  Doris Bowen, 1947; Gene Piel, 1957; Lynne Johnson, 1967; Bobbi DeNaeyer, 1977; and Sylvia Mintle, 1987.  Mary Vogt, president, read the names of the alumni from the classes of 1997, 2007, and 2017. 

The Class of 1962 celebrated their 55th reunion.  Members of the class present were Bill Hardy, John Warren, Joe Buechler, Evelyn Elliott, Rosa Lee Ritenour, Linda Rae Galusha, Una Clausen, and Karen Harwager. 

The business meeting was held with Mary Vogt (1997) presiding.  Verla Hamilton gave the secretary and treasurer’s report. 

Alumni members attended from Arizona, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Montana.  There were 30 Nebraska towns and cities represented at the banquet. 

Allen Andersen (1967) won $38.00 in the raffle drawing. 

 Marilyn Ackerman (Class of 1958), Clarine Balliet (Class of 1969), Alice Chase (Class of 1967), and Karen Harwager (Class of 1962) won door prizes. 

 

Verla Hamilton
Secretary/Treasurer

 

June 2016

2016 Annual Thedford High School Alumni Banquet

 

The annual Thedford High School Alumni banquet was held on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Thedford High School.  The dinner was prepared and catered by Reta Teahon from Halsey and was served by Tucker Ballenger, Sierra Carr, Sidney Lange, Logan Littrel, Shaley Littrel, and Shaylee Scranton, members of the Family, Community, Career, Leadership of America organization (FCCLA) under the direction of Rosalea Gift. 

Rosa Lee Hamilton provided dinner music.  Scott, Mary, and Rosa Lee Hamilton sang America the Beautiful and were joined by the audience singing the chorus. 

The business meeting was held with Matt Blackford (1996) presiding.  Verla Hamilton gave the secretary/treasurer’s report.  Mary Vogt (1997), Vice President, read the names the alumni from the Classes of 1946, 2006, and 2016.  The following persons read the names of the class members of the honor classes: Wonda Banker, 1956; Barbara Boyer, 1966; Jan Brown, 1976; Deon Daniels, 1986; and Matt Blackford, 1996.  Alumni members attended from Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming.  There were alums from twenty-seven Nebraska cities and towns. 

Twyla Witt (1966) won $75 in the raffle drawing. The other half of the raffle money will be donated to the alumni association. 

Jim Purdum (Class of 1976), Denise Hoesing (Class of 1976), Jan Brown (Class of 1976), and Sid Hanks (Class of 1949) won door prizes.

 

Verla Hamilton –Secretary/Treasurer  

June 2015

Annual Thedford High School Alumni Banquet
Board Minutes 

The 60th annual Thedford High School Alumni banquet was held on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Thedford High School.  The dinner was prepared and catered by Reta Teahon from Halsey and was served by Shaley Littrel, Sidney Lange, Kyra Miles, Tucker Ballenger, Morgan Rinestein, and Shaun Young, members of the Family, Community, Career, Leadership of America organization (FCCLA) under the direction of Rosalea Gift.  Sierra Carr, granddaughter of Rosalea Gift, also helped with the serving. 

Rosa Lee Hamilton provided dinner music by playing several songs on the keyboard.  

The business meeting was held with Dale Eatinger (1975) presiding.  Verla Hamilton gave the secretary/treasurer’s report.  Mary Curtis (1970) proposed the idea of forming a committee to study the option of having the annual alumni banquet at fair time the last weekend of July.  It is thought that there would be better attendance. 

Matt Blackford (1996), Vice-President, read the names of the alumni for the honor classes of 1945, 1955, 1965, 1975, 1985, 1995, 2005, and 2015.  Alumni members attended from Arizona, California, Florida, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Carolina, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming.  There were alums from twenty-four Nebraska towns and cities.

Una Clausen (1962) paid tribute to Jim Price of Kentucky (1960), who died in February 2015.  He was a faithful member of alumni through his attendance and his monetary contributions to the school. 

Eleanor Gillett (1955) won $55.50 in the raffle drawing.  She donated her winnings to the alumni association. The other half of the raffle money also will be donated to the alumni association. 

Door prizes were won by Madeline Spurlock (1954), Wayne Hardy (1948), Sybil Fox (1975), Carla Crawford (1960), and Mark Nutter (1970).     

 

 Verla Hamilton, Secretary/Treasurer




June 2014

The 59th annual Thedford High School Alumni banquet was held on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Thedford High School. 

The dinner was prepared and catered by Reta Teahon and was served by Shaylee Scranton, Kyra Miles, and Shaylee Luttrell,
members of the Family, Community, Career, and Leadership of America organization under the direction of Rosalea Gift.

Rosa Lee Hamilton provided dinner music by playing several songs on the keyboard.

Russell Licking (2002) presented a video about the history and the accomplishments of the Thedford Community Foundation. One of the ongoing projects is raising money for college scholarships. The foundation provided the placemats for the dinner.

The business meeting was held with Lisa (Johnston) Franklin (1984) presiding. Jim Lesher (1975), Vice President, participated in the meeting by reading the names of the alumni in the honor classes.

Alumni members attended from Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, and Nebraska. Bill Elliott (1961) won $37 in the raffle drawing. The other half of the raffle money ($37) was donated to the alumni association.

Door prizes were won by Max Hickman (1945), Connie Elliott (1962), Joyce Lutes (1949), and Allen Robinson (1954).


Verla Hamilton, Secretary/Treasurer