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PLEASANT GROVE HIGH SCHOOL

Mascot: The Vikings

Location: Pleasant Grove

THE GRADUATION

Date: Thursday, May 23

Theme: "The dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow." - Robert H. Godard

Number of graduates: 402

Student speakers: Lila Lee, Spencer Fugal, Rebecca Pelton and Michael Baker.

THE CLASS OF '96

Senior class officers: Ryan Marchbanks, president; Aubrie Gerun, vice president; J.R. Wright, secretary.

Student body officers: Jared Allred, president; Lila Lee, vice president; Shiloh Roan, special events; Kristy Peterson, secretary; Melinda Francom, historian; Shalona Hatch, public relations; Jody Hill, treasurer; and Briti Bone, assemblies.

Valedictorian: Nathan Pierce

Most memorable event or activity: Helping build the Novell Discovery Science Playground in Pleasant Grove. "It was something that involved everyone in the school. We all helped out. Some people went back to help at night" - Tava Toland. Also, the school's sixth consecutive 4A state wrestling championship.

Most discussed local or national news event: The senior class helped lobby for tougher restrictions on cigarette sales. "Our school was heavily involved. It's something we've tried to do as sophomores and as seniors" - Jared Allred.

What fad, behavior or style of yours will your children find funny about their parents: "Big, old bushy sideburns." - J.R. Wright. "And the back-to-the-'70s motif, with long hair." - Aubrie Gerun.