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Black Hills State University honored ten graduates from the Class of ’61 during the 161st Commencement Ceremony. Members of the class were invited back to campus to partake in a 50-Year-Club banquet, hosted by the BHSU Alumni Association, where they were inducted into the club.  Graduates honored at commencement include: left to right, Terry Egge, Rapid City; Maurine (Brengle) Fowler, Belle Fourche; Delbert Blume, Buffalo; Linda (Novotny) Hughes, Spearfish; Ernest "Butch" Parkinson, Irene; Darlene (Gray) Kutzler, Huron; Roger G. Bell, Spearfish; Diana (Babb) Glover, Rapid City; Carole Fitzgerald, Albany, Calif.; and Melvin Harter, Witten.