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2019 Galena USD #499 Hall of Fame Recipients Honored

The 2019 Galena School District Hall of Fame recipients were honored during Baccalaureate on Sunday, May 19th.  Recipients this year included Sally Cook, F.K. Pontious, Larry Prauser, and David Ryan. Mrs. Cook taught in the Galena school district for 39 years and "always put her students first."  Mr. Pontious served as the superintendent of schools from 1953 to 1973 and "always worked for the good of the students and the welfare of the teachers."  Mr. Prauser served as the USD #499 school district attorney from 1983 to 2019 and "was a trusted advisor and friend of the school district."  Mr. Ryan served for 32 years on the USD #499 school board and believed in the philosophy "Be your best. Give of Yourself.  Always a Bulldog!" 


Congratulations to the 2019 Hall of Fame recipients and their families!!!  We thank you very much for your service and dedication to our students, faculty, and school district!!!

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