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By Katie Teachout
The Journal 

Parents honor 2020 graduates


Last updated 5/21/2020 at 11:26am

Katie Teachout | The Journal

Rita Fryberger organized this group to paint the Lind Ritzville High School football field with 2020 graduates' names after seeing it done in Moses Lake, where she teaches. From left are Julie Hartz, Janet Phillips, Fryberger, Tyler Fryberger, Kris Robbins, Michelle Smith and Lisa Cox.

RITZVILLE- Parents of recent Lind Ritzville alumni honored 2020 graduates by painting their names on the high school football field, along with a carefully applied likeness of the Bronco mascot.

Painting began at 10 a.m. with cheers going up when the last name was applied just before 1 p.m.

Graduates from Lind-Ritzville, Sprague, Kahlotus and Washtucna are all included.

The project was kicked off by Rita Fryberger, who was inspired by one done where she teaches in the Moses Lake School District.

"I saw the drone of it being painted, and said, 'We can do that,'" Fryberger said. She taught...

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