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Jill (Jagues) Hanson, Perkins County Alumni Association Secretary, spruces up some of the nearly 900 trophies that were ‘retired’ due to space at the annual All Class Reunion at Perkins County High School gymnasium on Saturday, June 14. A portion of the 869 trophies spanning the decades were given special recognition at the banquet with a special display for alumni to view. The largest number of trophies going into retirement was track with 327 individual trophies, medals and plaques. Basketball had 161 trophies and plaques while music had 85 and football 56. Trophies and plaques ran a gambit of sports and activities, from tennis, band, cheerleading, cross country, mock trial, golf, wrestling, One Act, Quiz Bowl, speech, volleyball and three Voice of Democracy trophies. If there is any interest in donating for a trophy, please contact a member of the alumni association for more information. (Photo by Tim Linscott)