Seems Like Yesterday

50 years ago (1963)

Bertha Cope, longtime first grade teacher at Garfield School, was named president of the Washington Association for Childhood Education at the meeting of the organization’s board of directors in Yakima. Cope’s term extended through the next two years. The Everett unit had a present active membership of more than 100 teachers and administrators.

Three Lake Stevens High School students received straight-A grades during the second quarter. They were sophomores Jim Dawson and Donita Ollgaard and senior Vance McFarland.

25 years ago (1988)

Norman Walter and Kerry Wyrick, vocational rehabilitation counselors at the Everett office of the state Department of Labor and Industries, were sharing a $50 award for their suggestions that helped to streamline the agency’s operations. The award was among a number presented by the state Productivity Board, which offered cash incentives to employees for good suggestions.

Sultan High School student Wendy Nichols was selected to be in a McDonalds ad to run during the Super Bowl. Joanne Hierach was speaking on fleece at the Snohomish County Cooperative Extension center.

By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library

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