Bio: Becherer, JoAnn (WSU, La Crosse Graduate – 1969)

Transcriber: Pam Harders

Surnames: Becherer, Gillney, Gates

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 29 May 1969

JoAnn Becherer, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Becherer, former Colby residents, will receive a bachelor of Science degree from the College of Education at La Cross State University, with a major in history, at the annual spring commencement to be held Saturday, May 31, 1969, at 3 p.m. in Memorial Stadium.

Dr. George R. Gillney, chairman of the department of history, will give the commencement address. He will speak on the founding of the institution originally La Crosse Normal School.

President Samuel G. Gates will confer the degrees and award diplomas to the 422 seniors who are candidates for the Bachelor of Arts degrees and the 26 who will receive Master of Science degrees.



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