Florence Wilson Elementary School will celebrate Florence Wilson's

93rd birthday on Tuesday at 8:20 a.m. in the school gymnasium, 1709

Labrador Blvd.

The students and staff will sing 'Happy Birthday' and present Mrs. Wilson with a gift from the school for her special day.

Florence Wilson is the namesake of one of the 11 elementary schools

in the USD 457 school district. The district has named many schools

after educators. Wilson is a native of Finney County who graduated from

Garden City High School. She began her teaching career in 1940 and

retired in 1979.