Share our heritage | Ferguson Township Grade 9 from 1950

Pictured is Ferguson Township Grade 9 from 1950.
Pictured is Ferguson Township Grade 9 from 1950. Photo provided

Today’s photo is from Grace Antes Strong, of State College.

Strong shared this photo of the Ferguson Township ninth-grade class of 1950.

Top row, from left: Elmer Gunsallus, Arlene Warner Mahan, Dick Grubb and Janet Smith Cruse.

Second row, from left: Sally Fry Dreibelbis, Bill Mills, Grace Antes Strong, Vance Witmer, Verna Deibler Smith, Dick Henry and Evelyn Dreibelbis Smith.

Third row, from left: Bob Sunday, Cynthia Campbell, Chaye Corl DeMark and Paul Sunday.

Fourth row, from left: Shirley Krumrine Bennett, Bob Steele, Shirley Corl Rader, Dean Harper, Nancy Brennen Hoffman, Fred Strouse and Jackie Bloom Struble.

Fifth row: Jon Randolf, Lloyd Etters, Wanda Barnes Bogert and Ken Smith.

Strong wrote: “I can tell you that Bob Steele became Admiral Steele, USN; Dr. Dick (Richard) Grubb became the Pennsylvania secretary of agriculture as well as a vice president at Penn State; Jon Randolf worked at the CDT for many years; and there were successful farmers, realtors, nurses, teachers, etc. A truly outstanding class.

“Eleven members still live in the area.”