Florence Wilson Elementary School To Celebrate Florence Wilson’s 100th Birthday

Florence Wilson Elementary School will celebrate Florence Wilson’s 100th birthday on Thursday, October 8th, at 3:00 p.m. via Zoom.  The students and staff at the school will sing “Happy Birthday” and will also present Mrs. Wilson with a gift from the school for her very special day.

Florence Wilson is the namesake of one of the 11 elementary schools in the USD 457 school district.  The district has named many schools after educators.  Wilson is a native of Finney County who graduated from Garden City High School.  She began her teaching career in 1940 and retired in 1979.