Three Stillwater Graduates to be Honored as 2017 Distinguished Alumni
Three individuals will be honored for a lifetime of distinction after graduating from Stillwater Area High School.
According to the Stillwater Gazette, this year’s class of distinguished alumni includes: Marilyn (Lynn) Abercrombie, class of 1948; Denis McDonough, class of 1988; and Lee Valsvik, class of 1978.
Lynn Abercrombie is a pioneering female photographer who traveled the world capturing rare images of exotic locations as a freelance photographer for the National Geographic magazine, the article said. McDonough is President Barack Obama’s former White House chief of staff, and Valsvik is one of the best-known media personalities in the Twin Cities metro area.
The three will be honored at a dinner at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 2, and also the next day during the commencement ceremony for seniors graduating from Stillwater Area High School, the article said.
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