News: Owen – River Falls Graduates (1967)
Surnames: Laakso, Hill, Ferries, Luberg
---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 25 May 1967
Among the 500 graduates who will receive degrees in Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 28, 1967 at Wisconsin State University, River Falls, are three from Owen (Clark Co., Wis.). They are John Laakso, Gerald A. Hill and O-W's agricultural instructor, James H. Ferries, who will receive his Master's degree.
LeRoy E. Luberg, Dean of Public Services at the University of Wisconsin, will be the speaker at the 89th annual Commencement. He is a 1930 …(line missing) Falls, his hometown, and holds the Master of Philosophy and the Ph.D. degreesss from the University of Wisconsin. He has held his present office at the university since 1963.
In addition to conferring of degrees, the University will make its annual Distinguished Alumnus Award.
On Saturday prior to Commencement, reunions of the classes of 1917, 1927 and 196? will take place at noon, with the annual Senior Alumni Faculty Banquet scheduled for the evening.
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