News: Neillsville, Wis. (Homecoming - 1954)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Gerber, Mills 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) September 30, 1954 

Neillsville, Wisconsin (Homecoming –1954) 

Merlin Gerber, senior representative was chosen by his classmates as King for Homecoming week.  He has chosen LaVonne Mills, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Mills, as his Queen to reign with him. 

The pep rally and bon fire will be held Thursday night in the usual place, at the rear of the American Legion Hall. 

Other Homecoming activities will be a pep meeting Friday afternoon in the new high school gym which will be followed by the Homecoming parade at about 2:15 p.m. through the streets of Neillsville.  The freshmen will be in unique costumes during the day and in the parade. 

Each class and club will participate in the parade with floats. 

The game between Neillsville and Owen will be played Friday evening at 8:00 p.m. at the Fairgrounds. 

Immediately following the game a dance will be held in the new school gym from 9:30 to 12:30. 

The Homecoming Queen will be crowned in a ceremony during the dance. 



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