2018-06-07 / News

Out of the past

10 YEARS AGO

June 5, 2008

Roy Hall announced in March he was stepping down as Davison Varsity wrestling coach of 11 years to spend more time with his family. He has since decided with better time management he can continue as the varsity coach and spend the valuable time with his family.

The sixth meeting between Davison and Grand Blanc baseball programs this season came at the Division I baseball district finals held at Kearsley High School. With Grand Blanc leading 3-2 in wins, Davison had hoped to not only even the tally but to win the district championship. Grand Blanc won 5-4.

25 YEARS AGO

June 9, 1993

Davison City Council adopted a $1.9 million budget for 1993-94. Davison City expects to collect $732,000 in local property tax.

Davison School Board members debated if athletic and extracurricular activities should be used as an incentive for students to do well in academics. Current state standards require students to be passing four of six current classes. The proposal would require 10th graders to pass five of six classes and 11th and 12th grade to pass all six.

Davison City Police had a new video camera installed in a patrol car that was donated by the Genesee County chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

50 YEARS AGO

June 5, 1968

Retiring Davison High School Principal Rodney A. Collins was surprised by a 7th hour assembly in the DHS auditorium. The Davison Student Council approached the Board of Education to request permission to rename the Davison Athletic Field for Mr. Collins. He said this was “the best kept secret of the year.”

Men In Service: S/Sgt. Richard Daugherty, Army Pvt. Larry Potter, Army Pvt. Donald Lindsay, Spec/4 Barry Russell, Air Force Sgt. Terry Cousins, Navy Midshipman Phil Katauskas, Pvt. Gary Harlan and Army Pvt. Schoylen Stackus

High school teachers Janet Conley and woodshop teacher Bobby Serr, along with 5th grade teacher Betty Schultz tendered their resignations. Physical education and health instructor George Meyer requested a leave to peruse a pilot training program.

100 YEARS AGO

June 7, 1918

The Davison Schools will be hosts to the schools of Genesee County, Saturday, on the occasion of the annual field meet. The contests will begin at 9 o’clock and wind up in the afternoon with a baseball game between Flushing and Otisville.

The 1918 Junior class members are Ethel Rice, Dulah Long, Hazel Garrison, Edwinea Amidon, Howard Wagner and Carl Sanford.

Compiled by John W. Brooks

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