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The Otto Garden Club installed officers at its monthly meeting, held at the Rana Rinata restaurant, Wednesday, June 22.

They are (L-R) Janet Hill, president; Delores Nichols, vice president; Kim Lippy, secretary; and Velma Zeek, treasurer.

The next meeting will be Wednesday, July 20, at the Otto Community Building at 1 p.m. to carpool to a private home for a gardening presentation on “Gardening for Wildlife” by Debby Boots.

Call Joan Palmroos for details at (828)369-2801.

The Franklin High School graduating class of 1951 met for its 60th Anniversary Saturday at Tartan Hall. Several of the class members could not be there, and several are deceased.

In 2001, this class established a scholarship for students from Franklin High and since that time 22 students have been helped with scholarships of various sizes.

As the committee handling the scholarships considered their ages, and the low interest rates available, the scholarship was discontinued with the issuance of the final scholarships this spring. The class was glad to have two of their former teachers celebrating with them, Clayton Ramsey and Myra Waldroop.

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Ryan A. Oliver graduated from the University of North Carolina at Asheville on May 7, with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry.

Oliver will enter Johns Hopkins University this fall to pursue a Ph.D. in chemistry.

Oliver is the son of Jerry and Sharon Oliver of Fletcher, N.C., and is the grandson of Lois Lathrop and the late Edwin and Louise Hall, all of Franklin.

Daniel Hall, former Macon County 4-H teen leader and graduate of Southwestern Community College, has received his bachelor’s degree from the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque.

Hall, who now resides in New Mexico, was awarded a Bachelor of arts in history with minors in medieval studies, Naval Science, and a concentration in Russian history studies.

During his studies, Hall served as a Midshipman in the Marine Option Naval ROTC and also played rugby.

 

 

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