South High to honor 5 graduates
Fargo South High School will welcome the school's 2005 Hall of Fame inductees during a luncheon in their honor at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the school. Tickets are $10 and available by calling (701) 446-2011. This year's inductees are: - Richard War...
Fargo South High School will welcome the school's 2005 Hall of Fame inductees during a luncheon in their honor at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the school.
Tickets are $10 and available by calling (701) 446-2011.
This year's inductees are:
- Richard Warner was named principal at South High in 1979. He currently serves as an assistant professor in the North Dakota State University School of Education.
- John Gunkelman, a 1969 graduate of Fargo South, participated in cross country, track, student council, Key Club and music at South. He started his own business in 1986 when he founded Dakota Construction. The company conducts $3 million in business a year.
- Rick Majerus, a 1973 graduate of Fargo South, was a two-year letter winner in football and wrestling at South. He joined the Cass County Sheriff's Office in 1976. Majerus recently was appointed by Gov. John Hoeven to the State's Task Force on Sexual and Violent Offenders. He also was named to the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force.
- Jim Poolman, a 1988 graduate of Fargo South, was captain of the swim team and president of the DECA club at South. He was elected to four two-year terms in the North Dakota House of Representatives and currently serves as the state insurance commissioner.
- Mary Berg, a 1969 graduate of South High, was a pharmacist and member of the University of Iowa Women's Hall of Fame. In 1980, she joined the faculty of the Iowa College of Pharmacy and became the first woman promoted to professor in the pharmacy school in 1995. In 2004, she died following an extended illness.