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Shelby Wallace-Class of 2009

Shelby Wallace-Class of 2009

October 3, 2020

Shelby Wallace is a 2009 graduate of Mineral Point High School and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  While in college she interned in the British Parliament for a member of the House of Commons.  After graduation she also interned at...

Homer Parkinson-Class of 1911

Homer Parkinson-Class of 1911

September 27, 2020

Most people in Mineral Point have heard the names Homer and Lee Parkinson many times before.  The Mineral Point American Legion Post 170 is named after the Parkinson Brothers.  Both were among the first 200,000 to volunteer for service to their county in World War I enlisting in 1917.  Tragically...

Alfred Vivian-Class of 1884

Dean of Agriculture, Alfred Vivian sitting at his desk; 1921

September 11, 2020

Alfred Vivian was born in Mineral Point in 1867 and was one of six graduates in the Class of 1884 at Mineral Point High School.  He earned his doctorate in agricultural chemistry from the University of Wisconsin before moving on to the The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.  In 1902 Alfred became...

Brittany Lyman Chambers-Class of 2004

Brittany Lyman Chambers-Class of 2004

March 8, 2020

Brittany Chambers is a 2004 graduate of Mineral Point High School.  In 2013 Brittany graduated with honors from the Duke University School of Medicine.  She is currently a Physician Assistant Specialist in Dodgeville.

Adam Wunderlin-Class of 2003

Adam Wunderlin-Class of 2003

March 1, 2020

Adam Wunderlin graduated from Mineral Point High School in 2003.  Adam earned his bachelor's degree in Business Administration in 2008 and his Master of Professional Accountancy degree in 2009 both from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.  He 2010 he became a licensed Certified Public Account (CPA)...

Judge James O’Neill-Class of 1896

Judge James O'Neill-Class of 1896

February 17, 2020

James O'Neill, Mineral Point High School Class of 1896, was appointed Iowa County judge in 1933 and was re-elected for successive terms until his retirement in 1954.

Jackie Spoor-Class of 2000

Jackie Spoor-Class of 2000

February 8, 2020

Jackie Spoor is a 2000 graduate of Mineral Point High School and a 2005 graduate of UW-Platteville in Civil Engineering.  Since that time she has worked in the Madison area for consulting companies.  She is currently a Pavement Engineer for the Wisconsin Concrete Pavement Association.  Jackie has...

Dr. Josh Lindsey-Class of 1997

Dr. Josh Lindsey-Class of 1997

January 26, 2020

Dr. Lindsey is a 1997 graduate of Mineral Point High School.  Josh earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.  Dr. Lindsey completed his residency at the University of Washington in Seattle.  He completed his fellowship in Adult Reconstructive...

Jake Strickler-Class of 1999

Jake Strickler-Class of 1999

November 16, 2019

Jake Strickler is a 1999 graduate of Mineral Point High School.  Jake earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2007 and his Master's degree from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey in 2011.  He served in the Peace Corps in the country of Benin,...

Brigid Elliott-Boger Class of 1995

Brigid Elliott-Boger  Class of 1995

October 28, 2019

Brigid Elliott-Boger graduated from Mineral Point High School in 1995.  She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 1999.  Brigid is a member of the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. ...

Travis Tennessen-Class of 2000

Travis Tennessen-Class of 2000

October 13, 2019

Travis Tennessen is a 2000 graduate of Mineral Point High School.  He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  At Madison, he studied and taught about environmental history and community-based research management.  Travis then moved to Penn State University where he lectured for...

Dr. Ernest G. Ovitz-Class of 1905

Dr. Ernest G. Ovitz-Class of 1905

September 29, 2019

Ernest Ovitz, a 1905 graduate of Mineral Point High School,  received his pre-med education at the University of Illinois while on a baseball scholarship.  While playing for the University of Illinois, the Fighting Illini won two Big Ten Titles.  He would later pitch for the Chicago Cubs.  Dr. Ovitz...

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