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A-R seniors remember golden school days

By Staff | May 20, 2008

ARMSTRONG — ‘Tears dry, smiles fade, but memories last forever,” is the motto of the Armstrong-Ringsted Class of 2008.

Memories are what the students relived with senior Spencer Taylor hitting a few school highlights in is opening comments.

Also, the class video featuring baby and senior pictures of each class member as well as photographed memories were featured in a production video.

Senior choir members performed one final number for the audience and senior band members played one final song for assembled family and friends.

April Gunderson’s solo encouraged her fellow class members to “Dream Big.”

Melissa Olson earned class valedictorian honors with Lisa Pelzer was salutatorian.

Teacher Jon Larsen read off the names of the 40 graduates with school board president Rod Foster presenting diplomas and principal Matt Berninghaus moving the tassels from right to left.

The Armstrong-Ringsted Class of 2008 is Logan Gregory Anderson, Shaun Cameron Ash, Justin Lee Burkhart, Brent Alan Busch, Eric Andrew Busch, Olivia Kristine Craig, Samantha Nicole Decker, Trey Arnold Deling, Joshua Lawrence Edwards, Logan Lee Evans, April Jean Gunderson, Michele Faye Iris, Nicole Faye Johnson, Courtney Rose Kinnander, Elliot Scott Kinnander, Briana Marie Klingenberg, Ethen Richard Laue, Wesley William John Leach, Darci Irene Madden, Dillion Michael McBride, Caitlin Ann McConnell, Amanda Marie Michalec, Cody Edward Meyer, Seth Michael Meysenburg, Darci Rae Naig, Julie Lauren Neppel, Brittany Ann Nutt, Melissa Ann Olson, Caitlin Jean Paulsen, Alysha Ann Person, Lisa Marie Pelzer, Jayme Lynn Prescott, Leah Marie Sanders, Krystal Lynn Sathoff, Andrew Lee Swalve, Spencer Patrick Taylor, Brett Gene Tigges, Joseph Edwon Wegner, Michael J. Whitesell, William Carl Wolfert.