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December 21, 2022



Dec. 21, 1972

The high school student body was concerned about classmate Randy Johnson, who recently lost his home and belongings in a fire.

They decided to give his family a $100 check. Students contribute to a general fund from proceeds of dairy drink sales during school breaks. The money for Johnson was about a month’s worth of profit from those sales.

Assistant Principal Don Hopkins said, “They wanted it to be a large enough amount to help with a month’s rent somewher or a needed larger household item. They wanted to provide something really meaningful.”

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Penf...



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