Iowa Old Press
Alton Democrat, June 2, 1900
The following is the honor roll for last month: first Primary---Hellen
Schmidt, Ernest Eason, Ary Talsma, Nellie Knoll, Dina Houwers, Laura Smit,
Arthur Smith, Henry Uttemark.
Second primary: Joe Knoll, Harry Vander Pol, Millard Smith, Hattie Dauma,
Lynn Folger, Milo Gibbs, Seney Schmidt, Myrtle De Kraay, Dick Richards.
Intermediate:--- Florence Boersma, George Eason, Johannah Van Nimwegen, Eva
Pitts, Mary Bowers, Virginia Slagle, Katie Houwers, Dena Klein Beckman, Mary
Schmidt, Arthur Gleysteen, Budd Beamen.
High school and grammar department:-- Christina Braskamp, Mary Van Nimwegen,
Jennie Rensink, Clara Pitts, Abbie Kamber, Josie Frederiks, Joe Lieb, Jessie
Campbell, Gideon Pitts, Ida Bomgaars, Mary Houwers, Hattie Scholten, Leona
Desmond, Helen Slagle, Ethel Lytle, Mabel Gleysteen, Jake Dauma, Chauncey
Pitts, Henry Scholten, Otto Lieb, Ed Schmidt, Otto Braskamp, Boi Schmidt,
The entire faculty for next year has been elected and will be as follows;
Supt., J.E.Vertz; High school, A.W. Meyer; Asst., Rena Cathcart; Grammar,
Alvena Hansen; Intermediate, Myrtle Elder; Second Primary, Nellie Weeks;
First Primary, Anna McCullom.
The class honors this year fall to two of our most worthy students Jacob
Douma is entitled to first honors with a yearly average of a little over 96
per cent. Celia Leib wins second honors with an average of nearly 95 per
cent. The former will be the valedictorian and the latter the salutatorian
of the class.
The teachers will leave for their summer vacation tomorrow---Saturday.
Misses Case and Hanson go to Atlantic, Miss Cathcart to New Sharon, Misses
Elder and McCollum to Ireton. Prof. Vertz will remain in Alton and Arnold
Meyer will go to the lakes later on.
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