Jeanne Maddaleni of Palm Harbor recently graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in elementary education from the University of South Florida. She also received the Outstanding Senior Award and a Who's Who award.
Mrs. Maddaleni was a member of Kappa Delta Pi and Phi Theta Kappa, a president of Student Education Association, a student government representative for the College of Education and a graduate of the university's Sun Coast Area Teacher's Traning Honors Program.
This fall, she will teach first grade at Our Lady of Lourdes School in Dunedin.
Mease Hospital honors two outstanding nurses
Tom Carroll and Laura Thompson recently were honored at Mease Hospital's Over Five Year Club's 35th annual banquet.
Carroll is head nurse in the emergency department. The Palm Harbor resident has worked nearly eight years at the hopsital.
Thompson is a staff nurse in the Critical Care Unit at Mease Hospital Countryside in Safety Harbor. The Dunedin resident has worked nearly five years at the hospital.
Robert and Norma Neiland of Palm Harbor celebrated their 50th anniversary May 13 with a surprise party at their daughter's Palm Harbor home.
The couple were married May 12, 1945, in San Francisco and came here in 1982 from Madison, Wis.
He worked 25 years as a salesman at Wisconsin Physician Service. He is a Navy veteran of World War II. She worked as a secretary. The Neilands have two daughters and a granddaughter.
John and Helen Wiley of Clearwater recently celebrated their 50th anniversary with a weeklong family reunion on Clearwater Beach. The couple were married June 28, 1945 in Apollo, Pa.
He worked as a football coach and as a territorial manager for L. G. Balfour Co.
He is a graduate of Waynesburg College, Waynesburg, Pa., and she is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pa. The Wileys, who are members of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church of Dunedin, have three children and 11 grandchildren.
Volunteering efforts of Dunedin seniors lauded
Dunedin residents Roy and Clara Spence, Jean Hanna and Anne Erdman each received lapel pins from the city of Dunedin at a reception last month to honor Dunedin's "Amazing Seniors." The awards were to thank them for many hours of volunteer work at Mease Manor and Mease Hospital Dunedin.
Auxiliary for community college elects officers
Jane Killian has been elected president of Clearwater Community College Auxiliary. Gertrude Weaver is first vice president; Marjorie Boucher, second vice president; Margaret Kennedy, secretary; and Helen Knapp, treasurer.