Fremont Public Schools – Alumni News

October 6, 2010

Live Camera from the New High School

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Live Camera from the New Fremont High School View live images and time-lapse video animation from the
New High School WeatherBug weather cameras.

Fremont school board intends to shop locally in building of new $40 million high school |

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For 84 years, students have walked the same hallways at Fremont High School, following in the footsteps of their parents and grandparents.

But on the south side of town a new era is taking shape — a new high school that reflects both the conservative values of a community rooted in its agricultural past and the technological advances in learning needed to prepare students for the world outside their small town. Continue Reading Click here for adobe reader. Link is offsite and opens in a new window

July 29, 2010

Class of 1938 – Don McDonald

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The neighbors’ Favorite Farmer

By Sandy Purcell

Don McDonald was born to Standish and Amanda McDonald on Oct. 4, 1920 in a house on Bingham Ave. He has lived in that house for most of his life and plans to return there after his stay at the Newaygo Medical Care Facility. Continue Reading

Class of 2004 – Brett Crawford

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Brett Crawford graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic Continue Reading

July 28, 2010

Class of 2010 – Shae Schornagel

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Fremont artist wins national silver medal

By Ken DeLaat

Shae Schornagel, a recent Fremont High School graduate who is headed to the University of Michigan, was awarded a silver medal in the National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards of 2010.

Her hauntingly realistic and captivating charcoal drawing, “False,” also won a Gold Key in the regional Scholastic Art Awards held at Kendall School of Art and Design. Continue Reading

July 17, 2010

Class of 2006 – Jared Hudson

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Jared Hudson of Fremont recently graduated from Hope College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Special-Ed Learning Disabilities. He is the son of Rodney and Roxanne Hudson.

July 16, 2010

Class of 1936 – Jim and Helen (Wyngarden) Haveman

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Fremont couple to celebrate 70 years of marriage

By Bruce and Mary Haveman

Jim and Helen Haveman of Fremont plan to celebrate 70 years of marriage soon.

Married on July 9, 1940, the couple have lived in the same one-owner home in Fremont ever since it was built in 1946. Both were born in the Fremont area and have spent most of their lives here. Both are graduates of Fremont High School, Class of 1936. Jim grew up in Muskegon, but moved back to Fremont in 1933. Helen Wyngarden was raised in the Reeman area. Continue Reading

Class of 2005 – Caryn Nicole Homsher

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Local student honored at Kettering

Caryn Nicole Homsher, daughter of Carl and Laurene Homsher of Fremont, received the Kettering University President’s Medal of Honor, the university’s highest award, at a special breakfast on Saturday, June 12 before KU’s commencement.

The President’s Medal honors graduates who earn outstanding scholastic achievement; demonstrate professionalism on the job in their respective co-op employment; and share significant community service on and off campus. Four President’s Medals were awarded to the graduating class of 300 and Homsher was the only female earning the honor.

Homsher graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering Continue Reading

July 15, 2010

Class of 1982 – Richard Scott Wolfsen

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(June 26, 1964 – July 7, 2010)

Class of 1968 – Pat VanHemert

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(April 9, 1950 – July 6, 2010)

Alumni Charles Jones (1947) and Virginia (1945)

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Blessed to be together

By Sandy Purcell

After 63 years of marriage, Pastor Charles and Virginia Jones are still together every day.

Charles was born on May 16, 1929 in Siebert, Colorado. He was the only child of Glenn and Faye Jones. The family moved to Fremont when Charles was a teenager.

Virginia was born on Dec. 7, 1927 in Ada, Ohio. She was one of 10 children and her family moved to Fremont when she was a teenager.

Both Charles and Virginia graduated from Fremont High School, but they didn’t actually meet for the first time in school. Both families lived in the country and Charles wanted to see who was living in the house up the lane when he walked up there to meet all the kids. One of those kids turned out to be his future bride, Virginia. Continue Reading

Class of 2008 – Army Private Jordan K. Stout

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Army Pvt. Jordan K. Stout has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

He is the son of Ginger Karrip of Fremont and Jack Stout of White Cloud. Stout is a 2008 graduate of Fremont High School.

Class of 2006 – Curtis Dunham and Amanda Bazzett

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Engagement Announcement

Class of 2006 – Marcus Moon and Autum Luchies

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Engagement Announcement

July 14, 2010

Class of 1939 – Evelyn (Davis) McCormick

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(March 19, 1922 – Nov. 6, 2008)

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