News: Thorp Area (River Falls Graduates – May
Surnames: Mathison, Szczech, Sweda
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 02 Jun 1966
Among those graduating May 29, 1966 from Wisconsin State University, River Falls are three students from the Thorp area and include:
Edward Mathison, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerhard Mathison of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), will receive the B.S. Degree in agriculture education, with a minor in Biology. He will be teaching vocational agriculture at Glenwood City, Wisconsin next year.
Mr. Mathison has been a member of Collegiate Future Farmers of America, and served as its president one year, Lutheran Students Association, Collegiate 4-H, Alpha Gamma Rho social fraternity, Dormitory Council, and also participated in intramural sports. He received a John May scholarship, was the Outstanding FFA senior in the College of Agriculture, and was Prime Minister of the Winter Carnival.
Victoria Szczech, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Szczech of route 3, Stanley, will receive the B.S. Degree in Liberal Arts, with a major in Medical Technology. She plans to work in a Chicago hospital next year.
Miss Szczech has been a member of Sigma Chi Sigma and Beta Beta Beta honorary societies at River Falls.
William Sweda, son of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Sweda of Lublin, will receive the B.S. Degree in elementary education, with a minor in psychology.
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