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Of the 270 students who graduated from Willmar on Sunday, eight out of 10 will attend some form of post-secondary education. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

82 percent of Willmar grads going to college


WILLMAR -- One-third of this year's Willmar Senior High graduating class plan to attend Ridgewater College in the fall.

They are part of the 82 percent of this year's 270 graduates who are planning to seek some type of post-secondary education. The class included 137 boys and 133 girls.

The high school's guidance office released the results of its annual survey of graduating seniors on Monday. The seniors were surveyed on May 27, one of their last days of school.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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