Class notes 1960s
- Joe Isakson, FS ’61 agriculture, food systems and natural resources, was recognized as a distinguished alumnus for the South Dakota State University Department of Journalism and Mass Communication. A retired agricultural journalist, he was assistant agriculture editor for the NDSU Extension Service from 1960-61. He later worked for the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Dakota Farmer and The Farmer. He lives in Sioux Falls, S.D.
- Jane (Bale) Emison, BS ’68 design, was presented the Gamma Phi Beta Philanthropist Award, which honors outstanding endeavors outside the organization. She served 16 years as a national trustee of the Boys and Girls Club Foundation of America, is a trustee of the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts and is treasurer of Hillswood Foundation. The award is the highest honor presented by Gamma Phi Beta Foundation. She lives in Deephaven, Minn.
- Don Bartlette, MEd ’66 counseling and guidance, has written his upcoming autobiography, titled “Macaroni at Midnight,” and a movie about his life is in consideration. He has experienced a 40-year career in public speaking and the ministry. He lives in North Canton, Ohio.