Washington High School
Massillon, Ohio

2017 Distinguished Citizen

WHS Class of 1947

Business/Community Leader


Professional

  • Director of MCTV for over 50 years

Honors/Awards

  • United Way of Western Stark County - Richard A. Yackee Memorial Volunteer Award - 1988
  • Massillon Woman of the Year - Women of the Moose - 1988
  • Massillon Area Chamber of Commerce - J.S. Sandy Sanders Award of Merit - 1993
  • Massillon Area Chamber of Commerce - Harold Bostic Award, Gessner Family - 2004
  • Mary Merwin Award, Gessner Family - 2013

Community Involvement

  • United Way Board of Western Stark County - Member and President (1985-1988)
  • United Way Budget Committee - Member
  • Massillon Community Hospital Board - First Woman on the Board
  • Committee for the VIP Party for Glory Days
  • Prepared Spring Hill to open to the public; developed the docent program and trained volunteers
  • Woman's Board at the Massillon Museum - Member and President
  • Massillon Museum Capital Fund Drive - Co-chairman

Education

  • Washington High School - 1947
  • Bucknell University - 1951
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