SHARING PROUD MOMENTS
Class of '53 - John Kirk played his trumpet for two Easter services last Sunday - April 5, 2015 - at First Lutheran Church in Barron, WI, where he and his wife Barb (Brandt - '53) attend. John says, "I have been playing for Easter services for 55 years. Praise the Lord! He is risen!!!"
Class of '56 - Jerry Larson 's son Bruce Larson, head coach at Somerset High School in Wisconsin, has been honored as the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year.
As the national Shula Award winner, Grant will receive $25,000 from the NFL Foundation, $15,000 of which will go to his high school's football program.
He will also be a guest of the NFL during Super Bowl on Feb. 1 in Glendale, Arizona.
Nominated by the Green Bay Packers, Larson, of Somerset, Wisconsin, was one of three high school football coaches from across the country honored as a finalist. The award was created to honor high school football coaches who demonstrate a commitment to player health and safety, and to the integrity, achievement, and leadership exemplified by Don Shula, the winningest coach in NFL history.