Plaque dedicated for EHS bell

A nostalgic moment took place in front of Emporia High School on Tuesday.

Members of the Class of 1962 stopped by to dedicate a plaque commemorating the high school's time at the one-time Lowther North building.

Class spokesman Roger Hartsook says their class president Richard James helped to direct how the project developed after the bell was moved a year ago. The project was an offshoot of the class's 50th reunion in 2012.

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The school district agreed to give the money needed so the plaque project could proceed. Current assistant principal Steve Turner helped to design the plaque.

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The plaque is on the west side of the bell.

Emporia High was at Lowther North from 1914 to 1974. The class of 1962 had nearly 200 members.

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