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3 The Burke (SD) Gazette, Wednesday, June 1, 2016 IZnnfnnr= Diane IZr~r Kasey will be attending Mitch- mwm, wm~ roll, tin mo mvm ell Technical Institute, majoring in Of 2016 The Burke High School Class of 2016 would like to announce their future plans and acknowledgment of Scholarships and Awards re- ceived. Kasey Lloyd Baker Farm Mechanics and Construction. He received the Mitchell Technical Institute Legacy Scholarship and the Butler Edge Ag Technician Pro- gram. Tiffanie Diamonds Bernett Tiffanie will be attending Lake Area Technical Institute in Water- 2016 Johnny Steffen Memorial r" 0 4th Ur Fish from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. Prizes ~ Wienie Roast ~ Fun for AIIJ ) Pre-School thru age 16 Welcome Parents are encouraged to come and enjoy the day with their kids!!J Sponsored By: The Burke Community Club, The Burke Men s Asso iatign, & The Family Of Johnny Steffen Register To Win .... Rain or Shine/ th I FREE Food & Refreshments from 11 to 11 Phone 775-2804 Burke, SD The Burke High School held and Circumstance played by the Schoenefeld, Allison Rose Sebern, Commencement Exercises in the Burke School Band under the di- Zachary Thomas Sebern and Tyson Burke School Gymnasium on Sun- rection of Samantha Kunkel. The Elton Serr as honor students. Olivia day, May 29, for the Senior Class of National Anthem was then sung by then took the stage and gave her 2016. The Class Mottowas"Why Hannah Karbo and Grace Hazen and Commencement Speech as Class not go out on a limb? That's where Pastor Mark Tuttle gave the Invo- Valedictorian, speaking on how the fruit is."~Mark Twain. The cation. Salutatorian Dena Dobesh teamwork within the class playedan class was dressed in the chosen col- welcomed everyone to the event important role in their success as a ors of navy robes with silver stoles, and introduced the Commencement class. She thanked the teachers and The Class Flower was the Sunflow- Speaker, Billie Jo Indahl. staff of the Burke School DiStriCt, er. Juniors Nicolette Jeffords and Mrs. Indahl spoke about her first parents and the community for all Madison Wischmann served as ush- year of teaching in the Burke School of the support through the years. ers for the event. District with this class of students, School Superintendent Erik Eligible to receive a diploma sharing many wonderful memories Person then read the names of the (*denotes honors student), pic- of their experiences together. Then sixteen students eligible to gradu- tured above, back row, left to right, she read some of the Dr. Seuss ate and School Board President Joe were Austin Lynn McGee, Clayton book, Oh, The Places You'll Go and Kellen presented them their diplo- T. Hakin*, Ethan Fernau*, Tyson shared some of her own words of mas. Serr*, Zachary Sebern* and Kasey wisdom and advice for the graduat- Pastor Mark Tuttle closed the Lloyd Baker. Middle row, left to ing class, ceremony with the Benediction right, Olivia Lou Reiser*, Allison School Principal Mark Otten rec- and then the class exited the gym Rose Sebern*, Grace Made Ha- ognized Grace Hazen and Hannah to the song "Here I Go Again" by zen*, Dena Rae Dobesh* and Demi Karbo for their years of donation Whitesnake and lined up outside, Marie Dobesh*. Front row, left to local Blood Drives and then rec- on a beautiful sunny day, for hand- to right, Martha Joyln Waterbury, ognized Demi Rae Dobesh, Dena shakes and hugs. Several open Hannah Elizabeth Karbo*, Danielle Made Dobesh, Ethan Thomas Fer- houses were held throughout the Rae Schoenefeld*, Kasi Ann John- nau, Clayton T. Hakin, Grace Made area for guests to congratulate the son and Tiffanie Diamonds Bernett. Hazen, Hannah Elizabeth Karbo, graduates in person. The ceremony began with Pomp Olivia Lou Reiser, Danielle Rae - Gazette Photo town, majoring in Law Enforce- Clayton T. Hakin Hannah will be attending Au- ment. She received the First Fi- Clayton will be attending the gustana University in Sioux Falls, delity Bank Scholarship, the PEO University of South Dakota in Ver- majoring in Elementary Educa- Scholarship and the Jack & Marcia million, majoring in Business and tion. She received the Cougar Broome Scholarship. Finance. He received the Cougar Club Scholarship, SD 4-H Teens DemiRaeDobesh Club Scholarship, Coyote Com- as Teachers Scholarship, PEO Demi will attend Southeast Tech- mitment Achievement Scholarship, Scholarship, Augustana Scholar- nical Institute in Sioux Falls, major- First Fidelity Bank Scholarship, ship, Augustana Leadership Award, ing in Phlebotomy. South Dakota Opportunity Scholar- Pro Musica Scholarship, FCCLA Dena Marie Dobesh ship and the Housing Scholarship. Scholarship and the Audrey Brevik Dena will be attending Southeast Grace Marie Hazen Scholarship. Technical Institute in Sioux Falls, Grace will be attending the Uni- Austin Lynn McGee majoring in Nursing. She received versity of Sioux Falls, majoring in Austin is employed by T&D the Mr. & Mrs. Ed Anderson Schol- Nursing. She received the Cougar Construction. arship, Consumers Federal Credit Club Scholarship, First Fidelity Olivia Lou Reiser Union Scholarship and the Sanford Bank Scholarship, PEO Scholar- Olivia will be attending the Uni- Hospital Scholarship. ship, Ray & Lillian Hebert Scholar- versity of Nebraska at Lincoln, ma- Ethan Thomas Fernau ship, and the Garland Chapter Past joring in Elementary Education. She Ethan will be attending South Matrons Scholarship. received the Cougar Club Schol- Dakota State University in Brook- Kasi Ann Johnson arship, SD 4-H Teens as Teachers ings, majoring in Agricultural Sci- Kasi will be attending Southeast Scholarship, PEO Scholarship, FC- ence. He received the Black Hills Technical Institute in Sioux Falls, CLA Scholarship, BHS Class of Stock Show Scholarship and the majoring in Business Administra- 1963 ScholarshiF and the Dale Ben- Fellowship of Christian Athletes tion. son Memorial Scholarship. Scholarship. Hannah Elizabeth Karbo Continued on Page 4