Martha Wiederrecht Wright '41  was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1998. She died in March 2016 and the NY Times published a lovely article about her career. 

 Martha Wright in The Sound of Music in 1961.

Martha Wright in The Sound of Music in 1961.

THIS IS FRANKLIN
On June 1, 2018, Senior Ryan Dela Cruz was shot in a park in Seattle by stray bullets. A week later Franklin students, in response to his death, organized a peaceful demonstration calling for an end to gun violence. Hundreds of students wore orange shirts with the words: #KeeptheSouthEndSafe. Here is a news report and a photomontage of the demonstration.