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Michael Rustad's Memories


The Class of 1966 and 1967


The only National Merit Scholar finalist was Rhoda Symingtonfrom the Class of 1967. Carolyn Wiese was a commended student that year.

During the mid 1960s, Humboldt had a very high percentageof college bound students. Popular college choices were the University ofNorth Dakota, Concordia, the University of Minnesota, Bemidji State Collegeand Moorehead State College.

Most of the Humboldt Class of 1966 went to an institutionof higher learning:


Arne Anderson (University of Minnesota Duluth)

Linda Anderson (nurse'a aide training)

Richard Anderson (Armyt)

Janice Bahr (Concordia)

David Boatz (Moorehead State)

Thomas Brown (University of Minnesota, Duluth)

Richard Dykhuis (Bemidji State)

Cherrie Easter Hanson (homemaker)

Joyce Finney (University of North Dakota)

Jeff Lofberg (University of Minnesota, Crookston)

Margaret "Margie" Ryan (Concordia)

Sharon Short (Trinity College)

Elaine Surface (Selkirk Hospital)

Margie Twamley (University of North Dakota)

Louise Weir (Mayville State)

Robert Ward (University of North Dakota)

The Valdictorian of the class was Sharon Short and Salutatorian,Margie Ryan.

Honor Students that year were: Jane Clow, Sharon Short,Arne Anderson, Margie Ryan, Russ Symington, and Louise Weir.

argie Ryan, Russ Symington, and Louise Weir.