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Nancy (Dinnella) Mucha, MS, January 1957

Nancy Mucha (Jan 57)Nancy was valedictorian and vice president of her senior class. She was in Future Teachers of America, Student Council and the Taft Code Revision Committee.

She earned her MS degree in guidance and counseling at Purdue Univ. and became a teacher and school counselor.

She and her husband, Tom Mucha (Class of ‘56) settled in Mountain View, CA where she was active in the Chamber of Commerce, Mayor’s Youth Conference and a Restorative Justice program for first-time juvenile offenders. She was elected twice to the Mountain View School District Board, she helped to pass the merger of two school districts, saving them a great deal of money.

She is remembered for her vibrant smile, her tenacious grip on life, and as one who always put children first.

Nancy died in 2002.