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Forum staff reports, Published September 27 2013

Oak Grove inducts 5 into Hall of Fame

FARGO – Oak Grove Lutheran School has scheduled its Hall of Fame induction ceremony Oct. 5.

The inductees will be introduced at a 10 a.m. brunch in the Scheels Center for Performing Arts on the school’s northside campus.

The 2013 inductees are:

E Arvid Berg. The longtime faculty member led the music department at Oak Grove for 30 years, directing nearly 1,000 instrumental and choral performances.

Under his direction, the choir was named the North Dakota Governor’s Choir in 1979 and 1995. His Oak Grove choirs toured regionally and nationally.

E Jerilynn Brantner Adams, Class of 1986.

Brantner Adams is a partner at the Vogel Law Firm in Fargo.

While at Oak Grove, she was class president, and was named all-conference, and was captain and most valuable player of the girls basketball team.

She is a graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Law in Grand Forks.

E Kevin Hamm, Class of 1983.

Hamm operates a tree care company and is involved with the LIFE Leadership company.

At Oak Grove, he was a member of the 1982 state champion Oak Grove football team and was the 1983 heavyweight state champion in wrestling.

E Alton Quanbeck, Class of 1943.

Quanbeck had a distinguished career in the nation’s military and intelligence community.

In 1948, he graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and then trained to become a fighter pilot, flying combat missions during the Korean War.

He earned a master‘s degree from Purdue University in West Lafa-yette, Ind., then taught at West Point and the U.S. Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs, Colo.

He later earned a doctorate in engineering from Stanford University in Stanford, Calif.

He also served with the office of the secretary of defense, and on the staff of the director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

E Wade L. Webb, Class of 1988, is a judge for North Dakota’s East Central Judicial District.

At Oak Grove, Webb was an honor student and earned all-conference honors in basketball. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Concordia College and a law degree from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

The brunch is open to the public.

Tickets are $15 and reservations can be made by calling (701) 373-7148.