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Evelyn Procissi to be inducted into LHS Hall of Fame

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Evelyn Procissi, class of 1935, will be the second graduate to be inducted into the 2011 Lincoln High School Hall of Fame on Aug. 6. This is the second of five proposed inductees. The grand homecoming will be at McBean Park Pavilion. For more information on the grand homecoming, call Dave Lightfoot at 645-8395. Evelyn Procissi to be inducted into LHS Hall of Fame Evelyn Procissi was born in San Francisco and moved with her family from Sacramento to Lincoln in 1931. Evelyn Procissi graduated from Lincoln High School in 1935, followed by her daughter, Carol, in 1954, then her son, Ron. Several of Procissi’s grandchildren are Lincoln High graduates and three of her great grandchildren are also alumni. Procissi has a long list of accomplishments and service to Lincoln. So many individuals have benefited over the years from her caring about Lincolnites. Some of her accomplishments include one and a half years serving as the trustee on the Lincoln Union High School Board under Richard A. Lee. She served a term as a Lincoln Library trustee and helped that group organize a reading area and a children’s nook. In the 1940s, Procissi was involved with the Camp Fire Girls and helped to organize the Blue Birds, the younger girls of the organization. A longtime member of the Lincoln Womans Club, Procissi tirelessly worked on years and years of activities and served as an officer. She is to others, Mrs. Womans Club of Lincoln. Procissi is also a member of Native Daughters of California and helped the group with numerous fundraisers over the years and continues to lend her support. She was an active P.T.A. member both at the local and district level. Over the years, Procissi has quietly supported local groups, causes and individuals sending notes to honor accomplishments of others. In 1981, Procissi was chosen as Mrs. Community Service, an honor she treasures. Procissi continues to enjoy reading, gardening, crafts and writing. She has written several small books on life, living and family and one about animals. She also enjoys painting pictures, plaques and anything which strikes her fancy. Now Evelyn is enjoying life at 93 with her family, friends and pets. - Courtesy of Native Sons of the Golden West