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The Combo warms up during assembly for the sock-hop. Friday brought a pep assembly, sock hop, pep rally, and the game. The cheerleaders feverishly decorated the field with the con- stant threat of rain. The Seniors " cried " over the dampened Senior Sign. The rain held off while Queen Delana Barber was crowned and given roses by Max McCaw. An after game hootenanny, sponsored by Girls ' Club, ended the evening ' s activities. 1 u The art department paints a mural twenties for the dance. of a homecoming in the Cheerleaders supervise field decorations for the Homecoming game. Larry Heiser and Steve Booth put finishing touches on a handsome, headless couple. In the solitude of the gym, preparations begin to provide a festive at- mosphere for the Home- coming dance. —25—
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tfetnecvmiitf 1966 Faculty members brought back the Spirit of Homecoming 1926 by leading cheers at the pep assembly. Homecoming 1966, the spotlight of fall activities, began with a week of activities for the first time in Lincoln ' s history. An assem- bly was held the Monday of Homecoming Week to reminisce about the first Homecom- ing. Mr. Henry Sanders related the beginning of the King and Queen tradition, the first dance, and the selection of an " Abe. " Maroon Day, Button Day, when buttons with a picture of the football captains were sold, Gold Day, and Mum Day filled out the week. The fcotball team was introduced at the pep assembly and greeted with a standing ovation from the student body. Seniors enthusiastically anticipated the Homecoming game by congregating around the Homecoming Sign on the front lawn. —24—
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- 1966 - King Dan Summy and Queen Delana Barber, with their court, reigned at the Homecoming Dance Saturday evening. Music by the Charlestons entertained some 600 Lincolners in the newly remodeled girls ' gym. " Back to Homecoming 1926 " was the theme with the gym decorated like a speakeasy. A Pep Assembly with the teachers acting as cheerleaders, a mum corsage, a maroon rib- bon with Homecoming 1966, yelling at the game, hoping it won ' t rain, getting your picture taken with your head hanging over the card- board, a goodnight kiss, this was Homecoming 1966. King Dan Summy and Queen Delana Barber. Homecoming Court: Front row, left to right: Donna Herbert, Sue Roland, Kristy Boyd, Judy Cherry. Second row, left to right: Don Houk, Joe Dilley, Ron Pardekooper, Jim Shrader. —26—
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