Center-Stanton High School honored the Class of 2013 at its graduation ceremony Sunday, May 26 in the high school gymnasium. The fourteen students receiving their diplomas were Valedictorian Beverly Gress, Salutatorian Whitney Rud, Lindsey Buchmann, Alexa Erhardt, Jordon Hoffman, Gage Massoli, Casey Merritt, Paige Mosbrucker, Matthew Newman, Nathan Paislee, BreAnna Schutt, Brenden Sweeney, Dakkota Talmo and Whitney Wiedrich. Gress earned highest honors with a 4.0 grade point average; honor students (3.25 GPA or above) were Mosbrucker, Newman, Paislee and Rud.
Sheriff’s Deputy Kenny Rud appeared before the City Council May 13 to provide an update on the stray cat issue. Rud reported that people have been checking out the live traps, which are now available through the city offices. Several farmers have allowed people to release trapped cats on their properties.
Wilbert Mosbrucker spent most of his life on the farm. “I was only off the farm for about six weeks, when I worked for an implement dealer,” he chuckles.
They didn’t meet in high school. They didn’t meet in church. Their parents weren’t best friends and they weren’t living just across the street from each other. Eugene and Edith Albers weren’t victims of young love but they did fall in love during a generation of love – the ’70s.
Concern about fair and appropriate funding of travel costs for school activities prompted a lively discussion at Thursday’s Center-Stanton Public Schools board meeting. Music director Lacey Hanson attended the meeting to encourage support of all students who qualify for state events. Hanson’s concerns stemmed from inequalities in the current system that she feels need to be addressed.