Estella G. Waugh Beesley graduated from Panhandle in 1973. She is married to Walter Beesley, Jr. who graduated from Panhandle in 1970 and farms and ranches at Hugoton, Kansas. Estella teaches physical science at the Hugoton High School.
Walter and Estella have three (3) sons. Walter L. attended Panhandle three (3) semesters before transferring to Kansas State University. He lives in Hugoton and is employed by Cargill Ag Horizons. Donald W. graduated from KSU, lives at Hugoton and is employed by Seaboard Foods. Frank W. graduated from KSU, lives at Conway Springs, Kansas and is employed by Aeroflex Incorporated.