Viking Views Spring/Summer 2018


1930s Elizabeth Henley '34 of New Cambria, Missouri passed away on December 2, 2017. 1940s Bessie Chittwood '44 of Grain Valley, Missouri passed away on May 11, 2018. In Memoriam 1970s Dr. Glenn A. Berry, Ed.D ’71 was inducted into the Rock Bridge High School Athletic Hall of Fame as a coach. Glenn coached at Rock Bridge High School (Columbia, MO) for thirteen years. During his tenure at Rock Bridge he coached varsity football, wrestling, track and was athletic director. 1950s The Rev. Dr. Robert D. Nicholson '54 was featured in an article in the fall issue of 3rd Act Magazine. The article focsed on him honoring his past while living fully in the present. The late Kenneth Gibler '57 was inducted into the Grain Valley Missouri High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Pictured is Ken's daughter Vickie holding the plaque that was given to her in honor of her father; a duplicate is on display in the high school. Ron Hall '59 was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame on November 12, 2017.

1980s Latonya M. Turner ’87 graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership at Indiana State University's Commencement Ceremony, held on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Dr. Turner serves as the Associate Dean for Academic Quality and she is the Director of the Academy for Teaching and Learning Leadership at Marian University in Indianapolis, Indiana. 1990s Santa Fe Superintendent, Derek Lark '97 was selected as the Central Region Superintendent of the year. 2000s Director of Teacher Education at Limestone College, Dr. Shelly A. Meyers ’00 was recently presented with the Exemplary Service to the Teaching Profession Award from the South Carolina Association of Teacher Educators (SCATE).

Charles Buddy Mayfield ’04 won three awards at MASFAB. The first award was the State of Missouri Leadership Award, the second was a President's award and the third was the Missouri Award, which is the highest award in the association. Matthew Hughes ’16 was hired as the new Intercollegiate Rodeo Coach and faculty member at Mesalands Community College in Tucumcari, New Mexico.

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1950s Guy Schupp '54 of Columbia, Missouri passed away on November 25, 2017.

1960s Bob D. Stuart '61 of Edwardsville, Illinois passed away on January 17, 2017. Friends Randy McGraw of Marshall, Missouri passed away on May 10, 2018.

Elizabeth (Stalcup) Sorlie '56 of Tucson, Arizona passed away on January 24, 2018.

Gordon Sakamoto '57 of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away on November, 8 2017.

Denton Harris '48 of Atlanta, Georgia passed away on February 26, 2016.

Bonita Tooley '57 of Edgewood, New Mexico passed away on May 13, 2018.

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