Alumni E-newsletter

 March 2017

"Do not go where the path may lead; instead go where there is no path and leave a trail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson


2017 Alumni Reunions
Class of '67  July 1, 2017 at Beckman Catholic High School
Class of '72  July 1, 2017 at Beckman Catholic High School
Class of '77  Sept. 2, 2017 at Rolling Knolls Golf Course. Contact: Sheri (Oberbroeckling) White.
Class of '82  July 1, 2017 at Beckman Catholic High School. Contact Ken Funke.
Class of '87  July 1, 2017 at Beckman Catholic High School. Contact Mike Helle.
Class of '97  May 27-28, 2017.
                   Saturday May 27th 2017 - Endowed Scholarship Golf Classic @
                   Dyersville G&CC  
                   Saturday May 27th 2017 - VFW Club in New Vienna, at 6 pm.  
                   Sunday, May 28th we have Dyersville Commercial Club Park
                   Pavilion from 11-2.  
                   Contact Steve Lukan at 563-590-5213 or  
                   Class of '97 Facebook page at
Class of '07  TBD  Contact Ellyse (Salter) Ungs
Class of '12  TBD  Contact Quentin Schneider and Ashley (Ludwig) Cosselman

Anyone planning reunions in 2017, please forward information to
State Wrestling
Beckman sent four wrestlers to the state tournament in February. Pictured left to right: Coach Cody Ortmann, Coach Taylor Hotek, Jake Recker '18, Owen Grover '19, Grant Hoeger '19, Cody Feldmann '17, and Coach Nick Riveria. Congrats on a great season!
FFA Week
Beckman FFA students celebrated FFA Week Feb. 18-25. Thank you for all of your hard work! Back-Emma Willenborg, Brittany Putz, Hannah Ludwig, Olivia Schlarmann. Front-Luke Funke,Eric Wessels, Caron Scholtfeldt.
Junior Science and Humanities Symposium
 The Junior Science and Humanities Symposium was held March 6th and 7th in Iowa City. Sixteen students were chosen from Iowa to present research to a panel of judges Six of the sixteen were Beckman Catholic students. Mason Burlage, '18, received the 3rd place award and Megan Ertl, '18, received the 4th place award and will travel to San Diego in April to present their work with science teacher and research mentor, Cheryl Kluesner. Marcus Schneider, '19, was named 6th place alternate. 

Presenters as pictured from left are: Justin Wessels, '18, Marcus Schneider, '19, Shelby Westhoff '19, Nicole Schilling, '19 Megan Ertl '18, and Mason Burlage '18.
Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair

Congratulations to Beckman science students at their performance at the Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair held in Cedar Rapids this past Saturday, March 18th. 251 students attended from 22 schools, with 196 exhibits.

Mason Burlage, Class of 2018, was named one of three senior level high school champions. He will travel to Los Angeles in May with science teacher and research mentor, Cheryl Kluesner, to present his research entitled, "Inhibition of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum via Cover Crop, Coniothyrium minitans, and Foliar Application" at the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair.

The following Beckman students presenters at the fair were:

*Mason Burlage - Senior Champion $100 includes trip to International INTEL contest May 13-19 in Los Angeles, California, Intel Science Search Award, Society for In Vitro Biology award

*Megan Ertl- Class of 2018, Senior Honorable Mention, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Award, Intel Science Search Award, Yale Science & Engineering Association Award

*Marcus Schneider- Class of 2019, Iowa Audubon Society Award

*Nicole Schilling- Class of 2019, Cedar Valley Rock and Mineral Society Award $50

*Shelby Westhoff- Class of 2019, Third-year presenter

*Adam Wessels- Class of 2020, American Meteorological Society Award, Stockholm Water Prize

*Maria Schilling- Class of 2021, First-year presenter, junior level


           Mason Burlage, Class of 2018
Participants pictured from left to right: Adam Wessels, Marcus Schneider, Shelby Westhoff, Mason Burlage, Nicole Schilling, Maria Schilling, and Megan Ertl.
50th Anniversary Apparel
50th Anniversary apparel is available for purchase in the Development Office.
T-shirts                 $15      Ornaments            $15
Tanks                    $18      Long Sleeve         $20
Polos                    $25       ¼ zip Fleece        $40
March 22, 2017                  Senior Citizens Appreciation Banquet & Spring Musical
March 24-26, 2017             Spring Musical "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"
May 21, 2017                     Graduation
June 30-July 2, 2017         Summerfest, 50th Anniversary celebration:
                                            - Dedication of new facility
                                            - Distinguished Alumni /  Hall of Fame Induction
Oct. 21, 2017                     26th Annual Gala
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