Four inductees chosen for 2017 Benson High School Hall of Fame

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The 2017 Benson Public Schools Hall of Fame Induction Dinner is set for Saturday, Sept. 30 at the Benson Bowler.

This year’s inductees will be Bill Orr (distinguished service), Leon Brockmeyer (distinguished service), Don Eckhoff (distinguished service), and the 1945-46 undefeated football team.

Biographies for each of the inductees will appear next week, along with information about the 1945-46 football team and the complete roster list.

The induction dinner will begin with a social hour  (cash bar) at 4 p.m., followed by a dinner at 5 p.m. and the induction ceremony at 5:30 p.m.

The inductees will also be highlighted during halftime of the Benson vs. BOLD Homecoming football game, Friday, Sept. 29.

The price of a ticket to the Hall of Fame Induction Dinner is $20.  If you would like to purchase a ticket, or need more information, you can contact Steve Ricard at, or call him at 320-843-2710 (school) or 320-444-0569 (cell).


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