Florence Wilson Elementary Celebrates Florence Wilson's Birthday

Florence Wilson Elementary Celebrates Florence Wilson's Birthday
Posted on 10/08/2019

Florence Wilson Elementary School celebrated Florence Wilson’s 99th birthday on Tuesday, October 8th, in the school's gymnasium.  The students and staff sang “Happy Birthday” and present Mrs. Wilson with a gift from the school for her 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.