The 2013 inductees into the Eden Valley-Watkins High School Hall of Fame include a principal/superintendent, a wrestling coach/assistant principal, a football coach and a couple of exceptional student athletes. They will be honored at half time of the Sept. 27 Eden Valley-Watkins Homecoming Game. The game begins at 7 p.m. at the EV-W home football field.
Homecoming attendants for EV-W include: front row, left to right, sophomore Lucas Ludwig, junior Matt Lies, junior Jared Brutger, freshman Greg Lux, and freshman Blaine Fostad; back row, junior Erica Geislinger, junior Kali Covert, sophomore Vanessa Aho, sophomore Paige Olson, freshman Miranda Scherer, and freshman Dyani Acosta. Not pictured is sophomore Andrew Schlangen. Photos courtesy of EV-W Eagles’ Cry.
Ten EV-W seniors will vie for the crown of king and queen at coronation Sunday, Sept. 22, in the high school auxiliary gym. The coronation will follow the annual variety show set to begin at 7:30 p.m. Candidates are: front row, left to right, Jared Hesse, Luke Kuechle, Hunter Mathies, Matt Unterberger, and Cain Renner; back row, Shawnee Hennen, Brittany Hesse, Ashley Huschle, Christina Salzl, and Madison Field.
Dan Berg - Class/Grade/Subject(s):
Physical Education and Health, 2nd-t0th grade.
My family: Wife Jessica, daughter Hayley-4 years old, sons Torii-3, Broc-2 months.
I grew up in: Watkins
My high school: EV-W
Colleges (and degrees):
Ridgewater Willmar and Upper Iowa University, BS Physical Ed & Health minor in coaching
My academic achievements:
Academic All-American at Upper Iowa; Graduated there with a 3.66 GPA
Other life achievements: Played college baseball 2 years at Ridgewater, 2 years at Upper Iowa, Played baseball in the Northwood League for Thunder Bay.
My favorite school experience (as a student): Making state tournament in baseball and wrestling.
My favorite school experience (as a teacher): Getting to learn from some very respected people Jay Johnson & Ray Tri. Also, getting to come back and teach and coach in my home town.
Something most people don't know about me: I collect baseball cards. I have 15,000 or so.
Special Ed Read – 2 hours per day, 7th, 8th-grade Art, Computer Art, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture and General Art.
My family: My husband is Eugene Becher. I have three stepchildren; one brother, one sister; seven nieces and nephews; three grandnieces, and a grandnephew.