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RICHARD KARLGAARD
Class of 1946


Richard Karlgaard, a 1946 graduate of Bismarck High School, was a teacher at Bismarck High School from 1953-1957. From 1957-1963 he was the Director of Athletics and Head Football and Baseball Coach at Bismarck Junior College. In 1963 he assumed the position of Director of Physical Education and Athletics for the Bismarck Public Schools, a position he held until 1990. During his tenure, he managed 81 state tournaments and 54 regional tournaments. On two occasions, Mr. Karlgaard was selected as the National High School Athletic Director of the Year. He has been selected to the North Dakota High School Athletic Hall of Fame, the Bismarck State College Athletic Hall of Fame, the North Dakota High School Athletic Administrators Association Hall of Fame, and the National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame.


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