Rockton Mayor Bill Vedra – 1987

Rockton Mayor Bill Vedra

Source:  Rockford Magazine February 1987

Ingersoll Awards 5 Scholarships – 1960

Ingersoll Scholarships

“Ingersoll Awards 5 Scholarships to Students from Rockford, Area”

“Ingersoll Milling Machine Co. has announced the awarding of engineering scholarships to five students from Rockford and the area.”

“The scholarships are for studies at Northwestern University, the University of Wisconsin, or the Illinois Institute of Technology.”

Awarded: James Wetzel, West High Senior, Ronald Peterson, 20, Rockford College, Carl E. Larson, 17,Harlem High School Senior, David Smith, 17, a Byron Community High School Senior, Robert Seashore,17, Dundee Community High School Senior.”

“Ingersoll scholarships pay full tuition and amounts toward college living expenses. This is the seventh year they have been awarded.”

Source: Rockford Morning Star May 5, 1960