Seniors, parents prepare for OpGrad
Graduation is just around the corner, and that means Operation Graduation, the last big party for the Lansing High School Class of 2006, is on its heels.
Operation Graduation will be from 10 p.m. Saturday, May 20, to 5 a.m. Sunday, May 21, at Harney Gym, Fort Leavenworth. The event is free for LHS seniors.
Operation Graduation had its annual fundraiser raffle in December. A drawing was each day of the month, with prize money increasing from $25 early in the month to $50 later, with special drawings on Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Years Eve.
Winners of $25 were Sue Niederhofer, Doug and Gina Robbins, Beulah Johnson, Mary Ann Walker, Kevin Parr, Bobby Hamilton, Jackie Ewing, Mr. and Mrs. Lillard, Neldean Mosbacher, Belinda Edmonds and Rachel Darrow.
Those winning $50 were Rex Fischer, Brian Kern, Paula Flynn, Adriana Murtha, Gary Cordes, Terri Weddle, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bender Jr., Rhonda Lang, Jennifer Green, Mary Woods, Edna Johnson, Jana Stafford, Lena Bohannon, Shirley Lowe, Rachel Elkins, Tim Mitchum and Nancy Trexler.
The biggest winners in the raffle were Kari Kelly, who won $75 on Dec. 24; JoAnn Baldwin, who won $200 on Dec. 25; and Pam Nance, who won $100 on Dec. 31.