In 1979 Pennsylvania dealt with the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, Michael Jackson released his album Off the Wall and the average cost of a new home was about $17,500.00 (and the new Sony Walkman cost $200). In addition, Eatonville High School send three reps to Girls State.
This short Eatonville Dispatch article reads:
Three Eatonville High juniors have been selected as representatives to the Evergreen Girls State Conference to be held at Central Washington University. The delegates to the leadership conference are: Michele Mueller, Jan Dean and Mary Burwash.
The trips to the conference are sponsored this year by the American Legion Mount Tacoma Post 148 and the Eatonville Lions Club. The conference is June 17 to June 23.
Photo courtesy of Jan (Dean) Burgess.
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