Houghton High Class of 2018

To the editor:

The Houghton High School class of 2018 would like to thank our community for its support of our all-night lock-in party held on May 25th, 2018. Because of your donations and support of our fundraising efforts, we enjoyed a night of fun and friendship during our last event as a class. We’re grateful for your generosity that helped us to achieve our goal of a successful party, and would like to thank the following:

Houghton High School, Ms. Klingbeil and Mr. Klein for their support, the use of school facilities and to Ron Peryam and the custodial staff; Kathy Plowe, Joy Anzalone for their invaluable support in the office; Andrew Vestich, senior class adviser; The Mine Shaft for their generous donation of bowling; Lauri Davis – Starlab; David Crowley – fundraising assistance; HPTS transportation system – donation of bus service; Houghton Police Department, for their support of our basketball fundraiser – special thanks to Lt. Nick Roberts, and donation of breathalyzer services, and special thanks to Sgt. Scott Monette; Mike Richardson and REMC1 – printing; Margaret Landsparger and Erin Carter – party prep.

All the parents involved with planning, fundraising and chaperones

The following individuals and businesses:

Kathy & David Plowe, Auto Pro Glass & Tire/UP Janitorial, Keweenaw Gem & Gift, Mike Lahti Rentals, Copper Country Ford, Crown Cleaners, Memorial Chapel/Plowe Funeral service, Joey’s Seafood, Domino’s, Dr. Robert Richards of Portage Dental Health;

Miners State Bank, Houghton Rotary Club, Western UP Health Department, NorthCare Network, Suomi Restaurant, Keweenaw Automotive, Kelly Jepsen of State Farm insurance, Ojibwa Casino & Resort, St. Ignatius Parish, St. Albert the Great University Parish, Shopko of Houghton for donation of pop cans and a gift card;

Michigan Tech Employees Federal Credit Union, Bonfire Grill at the Magnusson Hotel, Country Inn and Suites, Pepsi of Houghton, the City of Houghton, the Dee and Ducky, the Saunders Family, UPPCO, Pat’s Festival Foods and Campioni Enterprises, Range Bank;

Otter Lake Sportsmens Club, UP Engineers and Architects, Houghton Schools, Houghton Boosters, Econo Foods, Bookworm, Cyberia, Kirkish, Culver’s, Taco Bell, Burger King, McDonald’s, Michigan Tech University Images, Surplus Outlet, Walmart and Hancock Bottling Co.

We are fortunate to live in a community of people who are willing to give of their time and resources to enable us to celebrate our achievement in graduating high school. Thank you all so very much!