Betty Rikansrud Nelson

Class of 1957 Fall Letter

Fall 2011

Homecoming was the greatest. The weather was perfect, royalty came, and Luther won the football game!

It all began with the arrival of King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway. There was a full house convocation in the morning (the royal party entered and left by the aisle I was sitting on but I did not reach out to touch them) where the two were awarded the Spirit of Luther Award. Luther Symphony Orchestra and Nordic Choir provided music and the King gave a short talk, emphasizing the connections of Norway and Luther College, its founders up to the present day. A

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