10 YEARS AGO
may 13, 2009
Marion Elementary School fifth and sixth graders presented a music concert, “Clowns,” May 7 with students dressed as clowns. Jacob Spachek is pictured as he crosses the stage on stilts as part of the program.
Five friends who graduated from Marion High School in 1956 recently gathered at the home of Carmen (Siebert) Huson in Weston, Florida, for some “fun in the sun.”
Huson’s classmates attending were Kay Navrat of Santa Fe, N.M., Judy (Coons) Gourley, Rogue River, Ore., Connie (Long) Harrington, Bonner Springs, Kan., and DeLoris (Reed) Mehlinger, Kansas City, Mo.
Perry and Barb Steiner and family of Marion will be hosting a student from Brazil next year. Jadine Siqueira of Niteroi, Brazil, will arrive in August and will attend Marion High School during the coming school year.
Marion National Bank has announced that Marion native Chad Buchholz has been hired as vice president of the bank’s new branch in Emporia.
Buchholz graduated from Marion High School in 1998 and from Emporia State University in 2004. Since that time, he has worked for Wells Fargo Bank in Colorado Springs where he managed three locations.