Daniels, Eckhart and Smitz inducted into Central Wall of Success

The 2010 Central High School Wall of Success inductees (from left): Michael Daniels, Don Smitz and Diane Eckhardt.

Central High School inducted three more alumni into its Wall of Success at a ceremony Friday at the school.

This year’s inductees are:

  • Michael Daniels, Class of 1983, and a career employee of the US Department of Agriculture.
  • Diane Eckhart, Class of  1965, who taught at Brighton School for over 40 years, retiring last year.
  • Don Smitz, Class of 1955, owner of Smitz Construction and a long time Wheatland and county official.

Each inductee was introduced by a current Central student.

Here is some video the comments from each inductee from the event:

First up was Daniels:

Next was Eckhart:

Last was Smitz, whose son, Bill Smitz, also offered some comments:

The inductees are chosen by a committee, headed by Sheriff David Beth who is a CHS alumnus and Wall of Success member, from nominations submitted by the public.


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