Academy High School - Academe Yearbook (Erie, PA)

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1 4 The 1959 Academe Academy High School Ill! Erie, Pennsylvania cl' :ni :gf il J "51'i'55FI" 'ixlillf v X S . 5 f, v I 4' l'f'Q m lngli . 1: tx U VY , Academy, Our Academy High School Erie, Pennsylvania Table of Contents Seniors ................ Activities ....... . . . Underclassmen. . . . . . . . Sports ........ ..... Faculty ..... ..... 'I2 54 86 114 'I32 Miss Carroll Mrs. Crane We grateful "Gladly would he learn and gladly teach." Through l87 years of combined service to Academy, these women have given Themselves to the difficult Tasks involved in a teaching career. To them we dedicate this book in sincere appreciation of their under- standing, friendship, and contribution to the enrichment of our growth. This dedication on a page of our yearbook, is in itself a small acknowledgement and is not intended to compensate for the years of service conscientiously rendered. lt is only a reminder that we are grateful and that we wish them the very best. Miss Bateson's exceptional ability to speak fluent French was admired by all of her students. She had a pleasing manner and was always sincere. We are sorry that we were unable to secure a picture of Miss Bateson. Although Miss Carroll was a tlrm believer in strict discipline, her classes were always congenial. She made necessary tasks interesting. One of the most enthusiastic teachers was Mrs. Crane. She exerted a great influence on the lives of the boys she taught. Her eagerness to be of assistance at any time made her a true friend. Even though business was mixed with pleasure, no time was wasted in Miss Johns- ton's World History classes. Her students will never forget her cheerfulness and ability to get things done properly. Miss Lord's art work was a great inspiration to her students. She is fondly remem- bered for her continuous search for the good that could be developed in an individual. Miss Meyette's vim, vigor, and vitality kept her gym classes on the tips of their toes. Her very pleasant nature and keen sense of humor were responsible for the cheerful atmosphere that permeated the gym at all times. 4 an ,tr MFA ,X , . 4, 'M . , - f 5 - X 11 S , , .. " X 'W' if QS A X 'L WU, ff ,M .U-f ii. + A - in R ., v ,xmgmi Mk,fE 4,5 X911 V-L , :Ni ' T we mf J, ' R E ,S X M, if , A X K H. ,I .6 My N iii A Q ww' 95 1 i ' i W S f Q , HH? K -5 , Y if K if ,MQ 4, 6 fu lm 3 Nj N ij LJ A ii ei' Smwfsf ik ig 5 55' L., r i is 2, 2' ,gf 1, 3. Q " x"1of,. -gif! 4 L 3353 'A . i 7 fg L X ,V .j'p-i w-::b ' vw - 5 X :S EMQNQ fin' L : -fi-f x V A 'L NEW .ww .mi , S fr : w w N, 2 55:55-IWW A . ,A s L fx : GQ-W Misevw.-:xii 4 4 Q Qfswxai W W , ' EAM 5 X S . f X x ,JV s fs A' i K, i A V AM -is f. P? Q Q X 'Q 1 , -- , 3 S fi -A , A " ,K . il?-. fx ik is w K 1 -in "M f 1 -A . 5 f W" 32 , 1 g if J u J '-,fro . A If 1' , W' M V4 A wi ' A N m H ,Nw .ff L' 4,94 gt Q A at cknowledge Miss Johnston Miss Lord Miss Meyefte 5 gg? xxx ..r. 5 5 1. gm ,, QS ie! 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Rapid transportation and communication have made all peoples our neighbors. MABEL STUDEBAKER, Pecl.D. Assistant Principal 1lgJ'fl:al.1fj l1:1i11fi1,.i 1i5,'QT?:Q..'73.2f7fiilf'llff.wfk?,: 1 ' ' ' 2 i s 5 1 inf' E 5:25-T 1. i - , 51El2f'21 1 s. ' A A A lTW3??5'. fifiwiififzifizfiili ff.f.:fff:flf , i V . 0 ,-,.,. i i L:'si..1'i'7.1l'.,?if1fi2fii l l .?lQf757.iZ'i -as ' Q if A - "li :rbi I' , W . 2 . 3 ,E 3 -i H ,f.yf4.,mi .3 ,,.. i isgsipsis,..Z,i.i,,:,,5-i.i.,k, N ,.w-gif153fggg.--x- 3 Vkrh Vi rj Vkkr he ,k.f,ji,,Qg5,,,,.':, 'kg A K K H . 1 fwsgifiiiggi gi, iiiiigiiswggzzsxiiisisisigsggiiiisi yi, , ss- s, - 1, s , , is , - is 5, - iiifgeff , 1, il ixg? ' lll A H V A' A A' ll V A A .,3i,g,l, . W .qxmiu-i -i,,Mi,.,i.,Mi,,x,W...i,i.i,ii, 5. . ,, , firm 5' 5 in l 45 . 1 ii, '. Q ' wfii3j?FFlN1:f E552-ii:xiifi'ihQ3i?5'7fliil'i'i1iziFlii iliiifliiiifefaliiiiwe-1?1:1 l -'t-'sw fgtiliwfi-1 ' l -rw .ws ,Niue i.af9:-Maxi-5nzVg:1:-'ii ---ff ' 1-1s3,fflzJ2il?aslisil2s,lllliisiiiifiiiissfsinifisf'Wi ff ' 4? This Academe is meant To give pleasure by helping you To recall your friends, oc- Tivifies, and experiences during the 1958- l959 school year. Happy memories To you! LEROY E. BARBER, Ed.D. Assistant Principal Dear Friends 'I958-1959 has been, is and will be branded in my memory as a wonderful year for me. During this time, I have done more things than I have in all my sixteen years, and I love doing things. There are many first times, first experiences and impressions. When I first came, I shuddered to think how I would adapt my- self to the new environment, but I soon found out how wrong one could be. Too often we emphasize the difference of foreign peoples, but when we begin to dig further down, we discover that those petty differences are dwarfed by the same- ness that is latent within us. The word "American" to me means "modern, rich, friendly and fast - eat fast, talk fast,and walk fast." The standard of living here is undoubtedly the highest. Television at night is a provoking challenge to my homework, and wild horses could not drag me away from the set. Being an exchange student is a wonderful and unique experience and I know I will benefit from and cherish memories of it. The American Field Service is in- deed doing a splendid iob and my "family," the Benses are just great. I am glad that I can say these words when I return home: "I'm from Academy and no one could be prouder. If you cannot hear me, I'll yell a little louderI" MeaLanLye x ii- t X -fi DRI , .51 Y .l amiga Malayan FederaT1?m Matacc a CO 10 at Academy, You are the ones who, with the American Field Service International Scholar- ships, made possible for me to come to the United States and I think you would perhaps like to know about my first impressions of American teenagers and what I think about Academy and its students. I came to America with the impression that youngsters here did everything they wanted, driving as though crazy and causing many accidents and troubles. I apologize now to you because I have completely changed my mind. The students of Academy are so nice, friendly and intelligent. I enioyed associating with you, my friends. Academy is also different from the strict Catholic private schools I was attending in Greece. I find my teachers here conducting classes very informally and am permitted to consider them as friends also. They are always giving us a hand of help when we are in need, and I needed it quite often because of the difficulty I had with my English. In concluding my year at Academy, I would like to thank all of you for the kindness and friendship shown to me and the wonderful experience that I will never forget as long as I live. Evelyn Varouh I I c'1!ZLf Cnjxl EY't'Ca,, I-6606 RQRQI :Kuff W wr i t A75 f' l -1 5 'wSi 'I'i' w7' n" ' 2. - , Q W .Z Volog MMM M,MW W 4 . X We have come a long way since our first day of school. That day marked our initial step into the exciting and interesting world of teachers, books, schedules, bells, fire drills, sports, activities, dates, and parties. In our classes we found excellent teachers, each different, but each basically understanding and helpful when we faltered. Our classmates, teammates, and co-workers were of many races, creeds and nationalities. Among them all we found friends. Each has left an im- print on us as each has become a part of what we are today. This has been a rich heritage, and our years have been fruitful. Seniors A iw lfllls unqg llgnl x 'Nl Sr' wl "E:-15 :EQ 55353555- 'fall' A - Y . .. I,-K I ' ' I ' ' ii' -'4'- f A S ,A.... f f,FA 53 I Mr. Academe A combination of many good traits is necessary to be chosen Mr. Academe, Russell Norcross, a pleasant mannered, hard working student and athlete, fits the pattern perfectly. During his three years of high school, he has distinguished himself as a valuable member of our football, basketball, and baseball teams. He has won many personal trophies, but he was not thinking of personal glory when he helped Academy win the coveted Trophy of Trophies. Besides participating in sports, this popular boy enioys going to dances, watching television, and working on cars. But Russ never neglects his academic work as he plans to enter college this fall and realizes that brain is as important as brawn. We are positive that our Mr. Academe will shine in college and in the future as much, if not more, as he has here at Academy. His determination to succeed and his outstanding personality are sure to carry him far. 14 EW 3 ANS. ,gk X, N, ww - , , 132.1 -4 'W 7? A my 'V in ' fm, IRIEQPA 6 ' fs ,itll .. U Y. 'N-J MARIAN ADAMS Always has a friendly smile for everyone . . , Finds driving in- teresting , . . Happy-go-lucky. DAVID ALCOX This thoughtful guy is headed for a brilliant career in electronics . . . A key man backstage. Stage Crew I,2,3g Senator I. JAMES AHL An avid coin collector , , . Important to our track team . . . Quiet but friendly, Track I,2,3, Cross-Country 3, Senator 3. MONTE ALDRIDGE Favors swimming, hunting and horseback riding , . . Will work for Uncle Sam. Ckws of 1959 Our senior class officers seem concerned about world problems. From LEFT TO RIGHT - Dick Benz, treasurer: Elaine McBride, secretaryp Tom Raleigh, presidentg Mary Alice Rathbun, vice- president. PATRICIA ALBERT Plans to be a tirst-rate fashion designer . . . Beautiful blonde hair . . . Practical ioker. Y-Teens I,2,3, Monitor 2, CAROL ANDERSON A future medical technologist who goes for bowling and good music . . . Shy. Orchestra I,2,3g Y-Teens I,2p Bowling 2,3g Drama Club 3, CAROLYN ANDERSON This lass has mony friends in many schools . . . Adept at swim- ming and dancing. Twirling i,2f Drama Club Ig Red Cross I. . Wk , .1 ., , , 1 S ,,L" 3 , is 2 GEORGE ANDERSON Takes everything in his stride . . . Always ready to smile . . . Friendly. MARGARET ASTEMBORSKA Dancing and collecting records rate high with this gal . . . Peppy, Chorus i,2, Y-Teens 2,3, Pep Club 3. PATRICIA ANDERSON The kids are sure to like this future teacher . , . Neal platinum blonde. Y-Teens I,2,3, Red Cross I,2,3, College Club 3. ARLENE AUERBACH Driving rates number one on this girl's list...Much time is spent raising her bowling score. Monitor 2,3, Bowling I,2,3, Drama Club 3, Y-Teens I,2,3. TODD ANDERSON Car addict . . . This future automobile engineer will probably revolutionize the business. Male Chorus I, Lab Assistant 3. LEONARD AVERILL Enioys drafting, swimming, and art . . . Sure to be a good draftsman. HERBERT ARMES Our friendly and hard working Student Senate president . . . A C.P.A. of tomorrow. Senate 2,3, Baseball Manager I, Assistant Track Manager I. VINCENT AVERILL A smooth dancer who finds rock and roll music tops . . . Looks forward to becoming an electri- cian. ROSANNE AYERS Headed for a secretarial career . . . Dancing and sewing appeal to this lively miss. Twirling I,2,3, Y-Teens 2. DOROTHY BABAY "Anyone want a ride?" . . . Good in sports. IRENE BAGDONAS A talkative senior who music to anything . . . Real flirt. Y-Teens I, Monitor 3. Loves to drive and does it well . . . prefers dancing, swimming, and popular CRAIG BAIERSKI Plans to have his own "Rod and Custom Shop" in the future . . Mad about cars, motors, and driving. Monitor 2. BEVERLY BALSIGER Our "spaghetti gal" . . . A pleasing personality and pretty eyes Orchestra I, Y-Teens I,2. l 4 , Ar: k f .., ' fl' i 4 A f - ' f 134 N .,.' ' fr r ,l DONALD BANG DIANE BARNES Going into the Navy soon . . . Pizza fan . . . Quiet and polite Hopes to make nursing her chosen profession . . . Crazy sense .,,VVill definitely do well. of humor, Orchestra l,2,3g Pep Club 2,3p Senate 3. BRUCE BANNISTER FREYDE BARNEY Plans on a future in electrical engineering . . . Favors mechanics A sweet little girl always seen smiling , . , Hopes to become a and electronics. Stage Crew 2,3. teacher. Library Monitor 35 Pep Club 3g Red Cross 2,35 Drama Club 3. JOSEPH BAUMAN We ste CLASS BRAINS - Lorna Johnson tells Don Petit how much the carcl catalogue helps her during dilihcult assignments, This boy is sure- to be an admiral someday . . . Ardent sports EMIL BELCASTRO fan . , . His future looks bright. Deno . . . Interested in money and motors , , . A real laclies' DOUGLAS BAUR man . . . Another car fanatic. Monitor 35 Choir lg Football l. A sharp wit who will make a big hit in college . . . Constantly ANNETTE BENJAMIN on the rio, Debate L25 Red Cross 2,31 Monitor 3, Tennis l,2,3p A friendly girl who's gone about square dancing , . . At home Senate l. in the library, Library Monitor l,2. OYCE BENNETT -ler fondest wish is to be a successful homemaker . . . Likes all ypes of music . . . Unassuming manner. iARBARA BENS lancing and skating especially interest this active miss . . . A uture Algebra teacher. Y-Teens 2,3, Monitor 2,3, Pep Club 2,35 enate l,2, Star 2,35 Drama Club l,3, College Club 3. JUDITH BENSON On the quiet side but always ready for fun . . . Will make an excellent medical technologist. Y-Teens l,2,3, Monitor 3, Drama Club 35 Bowling 3. RICHARD BENZ An athletic lad who will be a great coach . . . Our "shy guy" . . . Well liked by all. Football 2,3, Basketball 3, Track 2. :to a new world after graduation GENE BERNHARD Jiet and reserved . . . Bowling and golf appeal to this potential gineer. Male Chorus 3, National Honor Society 3. IOVER BLANCHARD c's a real whiz on the gridiron as well as in the halls . . . ture college letterman. Football l,2,3, Basketball l,2,3, Track P ANCIS BERRIDGE a ambition is to sail the "ocean blue" . . . Loves to tinker with 's. Choir l,2,3, Senate 2. .ROL BOHRER active Y-Teen . . . A pair of sparkling eyes . . . Quiet ways. 'eens l,2,3. LORRAINE BILLINSLEY Will wear the nurse's white . . . A great hula dancer . . . Perfect complexion. Y-Teens l,3g Star 3, Senate I. DAVID BOOK Charter member of the Tap-a-Kegs . . . Hopes someday to make a million . . . Has a way with the women, DAVE BINGHAM A quiet redhead who accomplishes much . . . Headed for a me- chanical engineering career. Monitor 2, Water Polo 2. THOMAS BOWER The stock market fascinates this congenial boy . . . A fast talker . . . Sure to succeed. Debate 2,35 Red Cross 2,3, National Honor Society 3. JOHN BRACCINI ARNOLD BRADSHAW A real asset to the art room . . . Tall, dark and handsome . . All sports are tops with "Poncho Unbeatable on the tel Rover boy. Football l,2,3. court. Tennis l,2,3g Cross-Country 3 Basketball I23 KATHERINE BRADNEY BARBARA BRANDT An enthusiastic swimmer and sports fan . . . Quiet mannered , . . A whiz at the typewriter . . . She s at ease in the pool or on Sincere smile, Pep Club 35 Monitor 3. dance floor. Y-Teens l,3g Chorus l Our future success depends upon preset CAROL BRODY Sparkling eyes to match her personality . . . This neat dresser will be a definite success in college. Star If Red Cross 37 Col- lege Club 35 Y-Teens l,2,3, Academe 3, National Honor Scr ciety 3. WILLIAM G. BROWN Just give this man a set of golf clubs and watch him win . . Hopes are high for college. Golf l,2y Water Polo 3, KAREN BROOKS A lively lass who will someday be an airline hostess . . . Finds psychology absorbing. Cheerleading If Y-Teens l,2,3g Bowling 3. SUZANNE BUNCE Handy with the needle as well as with the baton . . . An answer for everything . , . College bound. Orchestra I, Y-Teens I,2,3f Twirling l,2,3g Drama Club 3. ARLENE BROWN Plans to use her talent as a beautician in the future centrates on John. Y-Teens 2,31 Monitor l WILLIAM BUNNELL A "key" man at Woolworths . . Determined to hit o 300 sc day . . . Easy to get along WILLIAM B. BROWN An outdoorsman who wau with. ld like to teach science Shine Math. Track Team Manager 2. RAYMOND BURHENN Sports rate first with this future druggist Good looking good natured. Basketball l. F S ew .Nh ARGARET BURKE SHIRLEY CAMILLONE ented with brush and pen . . . A potential art teacher. Pep A peppy lass who Ends dancing and football games fun . ib 2,35 Life Saving i. Wears her clothes well, Y-Teens 2,3g Pep Club 2. VROTHY CAIRNS JUDITH CARRIER sweet and cute girl with a pretty voice to match . . 4 Sincere An active Girl Scout , . . Plans to land on the moon first , , ile, Cheerleader lg Choir l,2,3, Y-Teens l,2,3. Makes everyone laugh, Y-Teens 2,3. 0 iCIbIl'S 15, SHIEST - Mary Kaufman just can't . decide whether or not to ask Dick Benz for that book. ANNE CAUGHEY ELIZABETH CHANDLEY 'eanuts" directs her interests toward swimming and horses . . "Bette" . . 4 Swimming and tennis appeal to this petite blonde ieerful ways . . 4 Voted most athletic. Y-Teens 2, Monitor 2, . . . Headed toward college 4 . . Owns "The little green hug," -d Cross l. Y-Teens l,2,3. lDlTH CERMAK JAMES CHATLEY ie original "little bandit" 4 ..An individualist with a real sense Acaderny's own "Jimmy Dean" . . , Romeo . . . A future land- hurnor . . 4 Full of spunk. Y-Teens l,2,34 scaper who likes football4 Football l,2, JOSEPH CHISHOLM chestra 2,35 Monitor 3. NANCY COONEY LARRY COHEN BARBARA COLE ing 2,3. WAYNE COLGAN DIAN CRAIG Quite an artist . . . Riding, art and bowling attract her interest . . . Even tempered. Y-Teens 2,31 Bowling 2,3. MARTHA CRANDALL "Micci" is looking forward to being a great secretary . . . En- ergetic. Y-Teens 2,31 Monitor 27 Chorus l. Will definitely make a name for himself . . . Mathematical genius. Senate l,2y Lab Assistant 35 National Honor Society 2,3. A talented musician and deep thinker describes this boy perfectly . . . Whiz in Latin class. Or- Happily devours any kind of Italian food . . . Another future nurse . . . Personality plus. Y-Teens One of our "up and comIng" dancers . . . Oh, those big blue eyesl Y-Teens l,2,3f Star 2,35 Bowl- Often seen with Bonnie . . . Hunting attracts his interest . . . "lt'll happen sometime." We will face variom ROBERT COOPER This guy keeps any party olive . . . A swell baseball playe ANNETTE CROLLI Really a neat dancer . . . Extremely talented at sewing . Friendly. Monitor 3, Y-Teens 2. ELAINE COUNASSE At ease in Mr. Buchanan's P.O.D. Class . . . A teaching ca awaits this quiet senior. Y-Teens 2,3. JAYNE CUTHBERT Ronnie and swimming are tops with this pretty gal . . . Attrac Chorus 1,25 Y-Teens 1,29 Monitor 3. , GARY DAMICO Sports and Barbara are the main interests in this guy's life . . . Masculine build . . . Onward to college. Football l,2,35 Wrestling l,2. MARCIA DAVIS Hopes to be a Biology teacher . . . Camping and crocheting rate high with her . . . Reserved. Y-Teens l,2,35 College Club 35 Star 2,35 Bowling 35 Life Saving 3. NORMAN DAVIS Entering the business world . . . Golf and swimming hold this handsome guy's interest. Band l,2,35 Senate l. THOMAS DAWSON "Sluggo" . . . A mon with a mellow voice and a million friends . . . Popular with all . . . Sharp dresser. Choir l,2,35 Football 3. CHARLOTTE DAY Girl with the skates . , . A friendly gal who's famous for her good cooking. Y-Teens l,35 Moni- tor 35 Chorus l,2. roblems and decisions NAES DECAROLIS ging is tops with this handsome lad . . . A real tease. Choir 5 Glee Club l,25 Red Cross lp Monitor 3. ANE DEMULING smart gal who dreams of becoming a research chemist . . . ll be a success , . . Witty. Y-Teens 2,35 Red Crass 2,35 Na- tal Honor Society 2,35 Lab Assistant 3. IRY DEDAD n with the crazy drums . . . Entering show business . . . An ygoing manner. Band l,2,35 Orchestra l,2,3. .NCY DENNlNC1TON r hard-working Yearbook editor . . . A subtle sense of humor . Sweet and sincere. Academe 2,35 Y-Teens 35 National Honor :iety 3, College Club 3, SANDRA DEGEORGE The patients are sure to go for this future nurse . . . Likes swim- ming and skating. Y-Teens 2,37 Bowling l. DONALD DETISCH His rich, deep voice matches perfectly a muscular build . . . Will make a swell coach. Football l,2,35 Basketball lg Track l,2,35 Choir 2. EUGENE DEIBLER This tall and friendly guy shines in basketball , . . Hopes to graduate from college. Basketball i,2,35 Baseball lg Cross- Country 2. ROSE ANN DEUTSCH Planning to teach Home Ec . . . At her best when sewing or cook- ing . . . Makes friends quickly. Monitor l. LYNNETTE DIEHL An active girl who wants to loin the diplomatic corps . . . All absorbed in studying Russian. Y-Teens I,2,3g Drama Club I,3g Red Cross Qt Debate 2,35 Col- lege Club 3, National Honor Society 2,3 WILLIAM DIEHL An engineer of tomorrow who's crazy about sports and cars . . . Always on the run. Cross-Country L25 Track I,2,3g Lab Assistant 3. SUSAN DOBSON Wondering whether to loin the WACS , . . Makes friends fast , . . Dynamic. Pep Club 3. FRIENDLIEST - Elaine McBride greets Sluggo Dawson, the perfect gentleman. CAROLYN DIPLACIDO Fiery little Italian . . .One who is liked by all . . . Pretty and popular. Twirling I,2g Y-Teens I,2. JAMES DOEHREL A military career awaits this quiet senior . . , Favors American History . . , Academy will miss his practical iokes. ROSE DOBROGOSZ Hoping to get through Busines s College . . . Football games and skating are her favorites, Y-Teens I,2,3g Pep Club 3, Bowling 2,3 DENISE DONATELLI More often seen than heard . . . Sweet and petite, a real peach, Y-Teens I,2,3g Senate 2, Col- lege Club 3, Academe 3. JANICE DONIKOWSKI Quick with the pen as well as with the wit . , . Pleasing personality. Y-Teens 35 Drama Club 3, Academe 2,3. s ROBERT DONNA Hunting is this lad's specialty . . . Sure to make a good family man . . , pleasant. JUDITH DYER This blonde never tires of annoying Mr. Ulrich . . . Well known flirt, friendly. Academe 2,37 Y-Teens 3, College Club 3. ROSEMARIE DRAGAR Going to be a private secretary . . . Enioys a good book, Monitor 2,3. THOMAS DZIKOWSKI Driving is this future sailor's favorite pastime . . . "Chico," ROBERT DURST A future Fleet Admiral of the U.S. Navy . . . Likes old cars better than anything else. Monitor l. DAVID ELLER Popular business manager of the Academe . . . College bound. , . Oh! Those jokesl Band l,2, Academe 2,3. DAVID DWORZANSKI Can always be heard exclaiming "Good Grief" . . Headed for an engineering course in college. FRANK ENDEAN This lad hails from Cleveland . . . Great sports fan . . . Casual air. Choir 2, Glee Club 3, Red Cross 3. ELLEN ESPOSITO A sharp wit who loves pizza . . . Sports minded . . . Never silent for long, Monitor 3. New friends will influence us GARY FALLON JERRY EVANOFF Quiet in class but loud in a car . . . A sure success in anything he A rough and ready wrestler . . . Going into business Administra- attempts... Never a dull moment. tion, Wrestling 2,3, Track 2,3g Monitor 2. WILLIAM FARMER MARGUERWE FAIRCHILD This ambitious boy tinkers with cars in his spare time . . . Music- Noted conversationalist with an abundance of friends . . . Pretty ally inclined, One of OUT 5fUl' TFUYUPGYCFS. Bflnd l,2,3: TI'OCl1 l,2,3: hair. Y-Teens 23, Senate 25 Monitor 3, National Honor Society 3. Red Cross 2,3, NGtiOr1Gl HOHOI' Society 31 Sefwfe 1,3- DAVID FELDMAN THOMAS FOURSPRING MELVIN FIELD JOHN FIERO PATRICIA FIRCH This shy lad is planning on being a Civil Engineer . . . A fun loving fellow . . . Outdoor type. Cross- Country 35 Track 2,35 Golf 3. Practical ioker . . . Quiet in class, but tops in personality . . . Great guy. A,V.A. I. Reserved and quiet . . . Bright and curly red hair . . . Thoughtful . . . Someone you can depend on. Shy but always friendly . . . Easygoing lad who is a real sports fan . . . Ambitious. A sweet girl who is always ready to give good advice . , . Congenial. Y-Teens 2,3, Learning to work with clifferer PATRICIA FROMKNECHT Her personality really shines through at parties . . . Live wire, Y- Teens I,2,3, Pep Club 35 Bowling 2,3. NANCY GALLAGHER This popular miss always looks neat , . , Planning on a secretarial career after graduation. Monitor 2g Y-Teens I,3g Stor 31 Bowling I. Rug RONALD FREIWALD "Pickle" can usually be found under a hood of his car when he' not with Judy . . . A big tease. WILLIAM GARDNER Ready for fun anytime . . . Easy to get along with . , . Friendly smile. HOWARD FRIEDMAN A dashing, debonair, devil-may-care attitude . . . Ivy League dresser . . . Girls - beware. Golf l,3. JOYCE GARPETTI As cute as they come . . . An outstanding seamstress . . , Terro behind the wheel. Chorus If Y-Teens 3. gs Wi L.. K .of , RAY GEHRLEIN "Ding-Dong" . . . One of "Pop Grender's" stout hearted men . . . Quiet humor but strong voice. Choir 2,3, Male Chorus l,2,3. SUSAN GIESLER Easy mannerecl with a bright disposition . . , One of Academy's best . . . Pretty hair. Chorus 1,2,3, Y-Teens l,3, Senate 3, Red Cross 1,37 Bowling 2. ELSIE GIFFORD An earnest and energetic gal . . . She deserves the very best and she will attain it. Y-Teens 1,2,3, Chorus 1 . RONALD GIRTON A pretty quiet guy, but a good friend to have . . . Takes things as they come. JAMES GONZALEZ This boy's happy personality is sure to carry him far . , . Tries hard to please Mr. Lewis. ieople shall prove beneficial ARILYN GOODMAN markling dark eyes and a bright smile describe this snappy 'irler . . . Good dancer. Monitor 2, Y-Teens l,2,3, College Club Bowling 1,2,3, Twirling 1,2,3. JWARD GRACZYK ne of Academy's wittiest . . . A talented person who'll make a eat designer . . , Devilish. Academe 3, Drama Club 3. AIL GORNEY vimming and skiing capture her interest . . . Will be a Commer- :l artist. . . Hard working. Avro GRAHAM l happy-go-lucky disposition . . . Nothing fazes this handsome d. Monitor 3, Football l,2p Wrestling l,3. JAMES GOSTOMSKI His future plans include a lang Navy career . . . Singing is tops with this nice guy. Male Chorus 3. JUDITH GRAHAM Pretty and vivacious describes this lass perfectly . . . A smart dresser . . . Attractive eyes. Y-Teens 1,3, Senate 3. GILBERT GOTT An all-around man . . . Sure to succeed in his ambition to make a million . , . Liked by all. Football 2,3, Track 12,32 Basketball 1, Monitor 3. NANCY GREENSTEIN A girl with an abundance of acting talent . . . Without a doubt, she'll succeed as a Dramatics teacher. Senate 1, Y-Teens 12,35 Red Cross 23, Drama Club 1,3, Col'ege Club 3. XE' RONALD GREHL Shy in class but outside a real go-getter . , . Hopes to become an I B.M. operator. RONALD GROMACKI This tall, good looking lad goes for cars, girls, and food . . . Man about town. Monitor 3, Football 2, 4. CHARLES GRZEBIELSKI Rough and ready on the tield, but a real gentleman in class . . A future chemist. Football l,2,3f Track l,2,3f Basketball l,3, Sen ate 3g National Honor Society 3. DORIS HAINES "Be original" is her motto , . . Cars interest this miss quite o bi' . . . Nice to know. y i f ir SHARON HAISE A sweet and sophisticated miss . . . Attractive . . , Always has an idea for fun. MARY ANN HAKEL Sincere way about her . . . One of the many who plan to enter the nursing profession , . , Always willing to help. Monitor 37 Y- Teens l,2,3. Tru MOST ATHLETIC - Russ Norcross and Jeanne Caughey agree that sports are tops anytime, anyplace. DOUGLAS HANNAH An active guy who's well in the "swim" of things . , . An uniqui and friendly personality, Water Polo l,2,3, College Club 35 De bate l,2p Red Cross l,2,3. PRINCE HARAWAY Good music and dancing keep "Happy" busy . . . A friend tc everyone . . . Always busy, IID HARDINGER JANICE HARRIS h d k' d conscientious Determined to have Ready and willing to be a triend to all . . . Likes nice clothes and Y GI' WUI' Ing GTI . . . own business someday. Monitor 2, Male Chorus Ip Red Cross 2. 'IN HARPST b h ' Il Ft Someday he'll be a five star General good records. Monitor If Chorus If Choir 2,35 Pep Club 3. PATRICIA HARRISON Co-Leader of our snappy twirlers . . . Sparkling bath in looks :sto epysicayi... . ss-Country ig Track Qi Wrestling I. and personality . . . Sincere. Twirling I,2,3, Y-Teens I,2,3p Moni- tor I,3. latur'ty 's CI pr cl ct f t I U SHIRLEY HAUPT NNETH HART A This active gal is always calm and collected . . . A pleasure to picvl 0UTd00f5m0'I - - A A b0Y Tho' l0Ve5 to hun' Und Ilnkef know her. Y-Teens I,2,3, Senate 35 College Club 35 Monitor 3, th cars. A.V.A. 2,35 Monitor I,2. pep Club 3, EORGE HELSEI. lot a Chrysler powered '40 Ford!" . . .This fellow has a mania r cars. Monitor 3. LTHRYN HATHAWAY ice and naturally easy to like . . . Even tempered, many friends. Teens I,3. 'IESTER HENRY 1other kid who iust wants to make money . . . Well liked by his :ss mates . . . Never know what to expect from this guy. CHARLES HERSHEY A drag strip enthusiast . . . Right at home behind the wheel . . Friendly. Football I,2, Monitor If Senate 2. ROBERT HEATH A fun loving character who keeps things moving . . .Cheerful out- look on lite. JUDITH HILL In Her interests are many and varied . . . Bound to be a success ' anything she attempts. Y-Teens I,2,35 Monitor If Pep Club 3. we PATRICIA HOLCOMB "Have wings, will fly" . . . A career as an airline hostess interests this cute senior Red Cross 2,3g Pep Club 34 ARTHUR HOLTZ A hitch in Uncle Sam's army awaits him . 4 4 A great hunting and archery enthusiast . . Well liked. LINDA HOOVER Co-captain of our Pep Club . , , A hard working gal who will be a medical secretory. Y-Teens l,2,3g Red Cross 35 Pep Club 23, National Honor Society 3. LINDA HOWARD This pert miss was Flarida's loss and Academy's gain . . . Has decided on becoming a Dental Hygienist National Honor Society 23: Red Cross 2,3f Y-Teens l,2,3p College Club 3. RICHARD HORSMAN A future horticulture man with a "blooming" personality . 4 . Friendly and dependable. Senate 2, Red Cross If Water Polo i,2,34 WILLIAM HYBEL Tumbling with talent . 4 . Bound to become a great musician . . . Soft- EUGENE INTRIERI Gets a bang out of life . . . Class clown . . . Crazy about cars, boats, and hunting. SARAH JAMES "Tiny" gets along with everyone , , 4 Hopes to enter the held of social work.. .Sweet and friendly ways, Y-Teens l,3g Pep Club 3, ERLENE JOHNSON Usually seen traveling in her big Ford . 4 4 Pleasing smile and ci great sense of humor. Monitor l,3, Drama Club l,3p Chorus lg Y-Teens l,3. DOROTHY JAMESON A friendly disposition will carry her far in a future oRice iob.. .Hard worker... Bright smile. Monitor I, Life Saving I,2. LORNA JOHNSON Takes life seriously and accomplishes much . . 4 This intelligent girl will be a great asset to Upsala College. National Honor Society 2,3g Red Cross l,2, Choir I,2,3g Star 2,3g Y-Teens l,2,3. RICHARD JANTZER Penn State will surely welcome this all-around guy . . . Good-natured . 4 . One of our best baseball players Baseball 2,3. MARJORIE JOHNSON Easy to get along with . . 4 Sure to succeed . . . Wants to have a happy home. Y-Teens l,2. spoken. Orchestra l,2,3. Today' ROBERT JOHNSON Blushes easily around gi . . 4 This popular guy h an answer for everythii . . 4 Humorous, Choir Red Cross 3, Male Chor i, College Club 34 1 I 5 tix 'F if iz TOMMY LEE JOHNSON Has a great singing voice . . . Good records and nice clothes appeal to him. Male Chorus I, Choir 2,3, Football if Track if Cross-Country i. JUDITH JULIANTE A future co-ed on the Edinboro Campus . . . Subtle humor . . . A gal with a ton of friends. Y-Teens l,2,3, Star 3, College Club 3. WILLIAM JOHNSON Our let Pilot of the future . . .A natural, even tempered lad . . . Nice to know. JOSEPHINE KALISTA Another gal who wants to fly with the airlines . . . At ease at a party. Y-Teens l,3, Drama Club I 3 JONES Will be seen sitting in front of a typewriter after graduation . . . Dancing and reading interest her. PATRICIA KALSCH A future in Interior Decorating awaits this pretty graduate . . . Fun loving. Monitor l,2, Y-Teens 1,235 Star I,3. SYLVESTER JONES A humorous boy who's undecided on his future . . . Likes life the way it is. MARY KAUFMAN Never know this girl is around . . . Voted shyest . . . Headed for college and then social work. Y-Teens 1,35 College Club 35 Monitor 3. ANN KAZEVA A pretty, long-haired lass who hopes to become a good secretary . . . Always ready for a good time. Y-Teens 3. raduates are tomorrow's leaders PATRICIA KEITH Bound to make an efficient secretary , . . Reading and baking :re her favorites. DAVID KENDALL His favorite job is working on the school paper . . . Pursuingo :areer in accounting. Star l,2,3, Red Cross 2,3, Monitor 3, Drama Club 3: College Club 3. TERRANCE KENNEDY This popular lad is sure to do well in life . . . Plans to enter the Navy. . . A great voice. Choir 2,3, Senate l,2. SANDRA KIDDER Active in church work . . . Quiet ways but a bright smile . . . Curly hair, Y-Teens i, Monitor 3, Pep Club 3. 1 .z f 15 Q: .,..l.... Ja, 91- 24 WILLIAM KINSINGER This practical ioker is bound to be seen at any gathering . . . Typical college man . . . Tries hard, Football 2,3g Track 2,35 Water Polo 3, MARY .IO KITZMILLER A keen mind and a pleasing personality . . . Poised . . . Makes friends easily. Y-Teens l,2,3p College Club 35 Monitor Ig National Honor Society 3. ROGER KLEIN Hunting and swimming are tops with this boy . . . Sportsmindec . . . Appealing voice. Male Chorus 2, JANET KNEPPER Her long red hair and sunny disposition are "Jan's" trademark: . . . Determined to earn the white cap , . . Pretty voice. Choi l,2,3g Pep Club 2,3p Drama Club l,3, Y-Teens 3, National Honoi Society 3. We hope our contributions TERRENCE KOHLER Enioys horses and rodeos , . . "A little bit of the Old West" . . Would make a swell rancher. BARBARA KRAUTTER Can always be found at the drawing board . . . Cute freckles, Y-Teens 3, Chorus I, CAMILLE KONOPKA Any kind of art work appeals to this talented girl . , . Planning to study commercial art, Y-Teens 35 Academe 3, Drama Club 3, Na- tional Honor Society 3. PATRICIA KRINESKI A poppy, active lass . , . Never stops talking . . . Cheerful. Y-Teens IQ, Chorus I,2, Monitor 3g Red Cross I. MILES KOVSKI Tall and handsome . . . "Mouse" is especially attracted to food, sports, and girls , . . Outstanding. Football i,2,3g Basketball I. CAROLYN KRISTA Horses play an important part in her life . . . Might become a professional horse trainer, Y-Teens 3. DAVID KRAUS Academy's own Sammy Snead . . , A champ on the fairway . . . Cute red crew cut , , . Never has a care. Basketball l,2,3, Golf l,2,3. ANITA KRUSZEWSKI This vivacious girl aims to become first woman ambassador to Russia . . . Always a good word about everyone. Y-Teens 2,35 De- bate 2,35 Red Cross 2,3p National Honor Society 3, Star 3. GERALD KRYSIAK GERALD KUBIAK A jest to his friends, but Q pest to his sister . , . Funny man . . . Rare and unusual stamps delight this quiet lad . . . Means what Will enioy the Air Force. he says. . . Polite, Monitor 3. PATRICIA KRYSIAK FRANK KUCZYNSKI The PSPPY CGPYGFH Of Our Cheerleaders - - . Never gets Upset His perseverance and determination has made him well-liked . . . . . . Sweet natured. Cheerleading l,2,3y Senate l,2p Y-Teens 2,37 A friend fo everybody, National Honor Society 3. and confidence WITTIEST - Bonnie Panitzke and Bill Kinsinger can have fun no matter what the season. SANDRA KUHN Success is in store for her . . . Hard working and eflicient . . A pleasant disposition. Y-Teens 2, Chorus l. JOYCE KWIATKOWSKI A career in Elementary teaching would suit her fine . . . A so- phisticated senior who's noted for her smart clothes. Twirling l,2g Y-Teens l,2,3, Monitor 2,3. MARILYN LANCET A cute and clever twirler . . . Full of life . . . Always ready to hear a good ioke. Twirling l,2,3, Y-Teens l,2,3f Monitor 2,3g Drama Club 3. MARCIA LANG "Langslci" . . . This lass has a sparkling personality with a real humor to match . . . Will fit in well in college, Y-Teens l,2,3g 'itar l,3g College Club 37 Drama Club 3. ROBERT LANSBERRY ONNIE LAW Speed is his specialty . ANTHONY LaRlCClA JACK LARSEN Monitor 2. CONSTANCE LAURENCE Y-Teens 3, Pep Club 3. 5 Seniors get a chance to relax at their party. SUSAN LEBENBERG Tiny and talented describes Sue perfectly , , . Her dancing is te-rrilic . . . Planning for a teaching career. Monitor i,2,3, Y-Teens l,2,3g Drama Club l,35 Cheerleading 2,3g College Club 3. RICHARD LEVICK Bound to shine at college , . . Fast talker . . , Headed for a definite career. Senate lg Debate 2,35 College Club 3g National Honor Society 3. -Q 3 xii E Usually seen working on his car . . . Adept at swimming . . . Shy. Band l,25 Water Polo l,2. "Outlaw" has been a real asset to Academy sports . . . Mellow, rich voice. Track 1,21 Cross-Country L25 Manager 3. His stature may be small but his smile is big . , . One of the nicest . . . Happy-golucky. Clothes make the man . . .Active in all types of sports , . . Casual air. Football 12,35 Track I,2,3g Planning to become a nurse's aide , . . Pleasant mannered . . . Active. Chorus lp Monitor I, Character is bui DEAN LAWSON Singing and popular music hold this lad's interest . . . He's sure to achieve success , . . Good-looking. Football 2. DEENA LEWINTHAL A quick mind . . . Another potential teacher . . . Happiest when reading or knitting, Star 2,35 Y-Teens l,2,3p National Honor Soe ciety 3. ROBERT LEAMY A future electronics engineer . . . Always quiet . . . Finds radio and television work fascinating. JAMES UEBERMAN Everyone welcomed this guy back . , . A former DJ . . . Has a promising future. Monitor 3. im 1 F l BARRY LIMRICK A career as an electrical technician would satisfy "Butch" . . . At his best when fixing a car . . .Never misses any fun. PATRICIA LINTELMAN Her secretarial ability will insure her of a bright future . . , Plenty of original ideas . . . Swimming enthusiast. KAY LOGUE Small and dark haired . . . Has lots of outside interests . . , Will make an efficient secretary. EDWARD LOMAX Music and sports rate high with "Rebel" . . . Never without a good joke . . . Easygoing. Football l. BEVERLY LONGSTREET Finds artwork absorbing . . . Generally seen rather than heard . . , Likes all types of music. Chorus lg Y-Teens l,3. y everyday experiences STEVEN LORIMER His greatest ambition is to graduate from college . . . Popular with everyone . . , Agreeable voice. Wrestling 2,37 Drama Club 35 Choir 2,35 College Club 3. BARBARA MAJCHROWSKI A miss who enioys all sports, especially bowling and swimming . . Ready for a secretarial career. MEI LAN LYE lust one of the girls now . . . Her sweet disposition and friendly Nays will be missed by all . . . Never dislikes anything. Drama :lub 35 Y-Teens 35 Senate 35 Star 3g Monitor 3. IAARY LOU MAJOR 'Lou" would like to became a telephone operator , . . Enioys aewing and reading . . . Pretty face. Y-Teens l,3. DIAN LYONS Crazy about psychology . . . This cheerful miss is all ready for college . . . Never still. Y-Teens l,2,3g Monitor l,2g College Club 3, Bowling 3. EDWARD MANDEL His friends call him "Red" . . . Nice to know . . . Will surely do well in college. College Club 3. JUDITH MACRINO Planning to enter the nursing profession . . . Can usually be found ice-skating or playing tennis. Y-Teens l,2,3g Choir l,2,3, AUGUSTINE MANNA This boy excels and enjoys all types of sports . . . Known as "Gus." Football 2. JUDITH MARTIN JOHN MANTSCH A bright future awaits this bashful lad . . . Thoughtful . . . Any Always does her very best in and out of school . . . Finds cool: college will welcome hirn. College Club 3. ing especially enioyable. Chorus I. HEIDI MARTIN MARILYN MARTIN Cute and always beautifully dressed . . . Rarely seen without "Mare" hopes to make teaching her career . . . Has a flair fo Jack . . , Husky voiced. Y-Teens I,2,3g Drama Club If Academe 3, dramatics . , . Never idle. Y-Teens l,2,3g Red Cross Ig Dram: College Club 3g National Honor Society 3. Club 35 Pep Club 3, College Club 3, ..............-.......,.,t ..,. .. , , .W-,, ,Agia - T SENIORS FOR WH PICTURES: RICHARD CONNER CHRISTINE CROSBY JOHN GEORGE WILLIAM STEVENS CUTEST COUPLE - Sandy Martin and Dave Kraus take time out for a quick chat between classes Man OM WE HAVE NO SANDRA MARTIN CAROL MATOS The theater is her first love , . . A great talent for both acting Becoming an airline stewardess is this Senior's dream . . . Danc and dancing will not go unnoticed . , . Energetic. Y-Teens I,2,3g ing and swimming are favorites . . . Fun-loving. Y-Teens 3. Chorus lg Drama Club 3, BEVERLY MATTOCKS TIMOTHY MASTERSON Rainbow work is "Bev's" special interest . . . Someday she hope Always cheerful, this boy is a pleasure to know . . . There's iust to teach . . . Musicnlly inclined, Orchestra I,2,3g Monitor 2,3 no limit to his ability . . Original. Y-Teens I,2,3, Collef Club 3. Egg iii RICHARD MEAGHER Combines a quiet humor with serious thinking . . . Tall and hand- some . . . Always enjoys himself. A.V.A. 3. JOSEPH MELE A guy who has that "certain something" . . . Has many, many friends . . . Bound to earn that college degree. Red Cross 2. CARL MERHAR Money, money, money . . . His quick wit is well known by every- one . . . An intelligent boy who is sure to make a name for himself. Debate 2.3, Senate l,2,3, Red Cross 3, College Club 31 Drama Club 3, National Honor Society 3. .lUDlTl'l MEYER Frequently heard saying "Who, me?" . . . Has chosen a career as a beautician . , . A smile for everyone. Y-Teens lp Pep Club 2.3. By improving our scholastic recon ANNETTE MlKLlNSKI Collecting stuffed animals is a favorite pastime . . . A future secretary who's always pleasant . . . Mischie- vous smile. Y-Teens l,2,3g Pep Club 27 Red Cross l. BARBARA MIKULA There's a cute twinkle in this gal's eye . . . Determined to become a secretary . . , Cheerful disposition. Chorus If Y-Teens l,2,3f Pep Club 3. GARY MINER Baseball is his game . . . May play for a maior league someday . . . Extremely athletic. Baseball l,2,3, Foot- ball l,2, Monitor 3, Cross-Country 35 Basketball l,2,3. MARCIA MlCl'lAl.5Kl Pet proiect, Red Cross . . . A sincere Interest in everyone has made her a girl hard to forget, Red Cross l,2,3, National Honor Society 2,35 Academe 3, Y-Teens l,2,3, College Club 3, Pep Club 3. MILTON MINER Intellectual type . . . Engineering will be his future career . . . An avid sports car fan. Cross-Country l,2,3p Track l,2,3, Senator lf National Honor Society 2,35 Basketball l. 1 M . , V . x. ,wffaf . - . f ' 'X is Q sn :QI if 5: 5. Lf! .Ya . l .IUDITH MYERS Determined to enter the medical profession . . . Excellent swimmer, Monitor 35 Pep Club 2,35 College Club 35 Y-Teens 35 Lifesaving l,3, JOHN NELSEN Track and high jumping hold his interest . . . Going to be a member of the State Police. Track I,2,35 Monitor l,2. CHARLOTTE NEWBY A future in cosmotology awaits this busy gal . . , A talented violinist. Red Cross l,2,35 Y-Teens l,2,35 Orchestra l,2,35 Chorus l,25 Pep Club 2,35 Drama Club 35 Bowling 2. LOUIS NARDUCCI Sure to win fame as a research chemist . . . This boy enioys hunting and swimming . . . Studious. Swimming Ip Water Polo I. DAVID NELSON Goes all out on the drums . . . Has a great imaaination . . . Someday his inventions will make a million. Band l,2,3. PATRICIA NARDUCCI This senior is determined to learn italian . . . Her success in teaching is certain . . . Congenial. Choir I5 Bowling 2,35 Y-Teens 35 College Club 3. SHIRLEY NERIA Uses her spare time to swim or dance . . . Always in on the fun . . . Has an optimistic outlook on life. Y-Teens 2,35 Pep Club 2,35 Bowling 3, RICHARD NASON Alert and dependable . . . Everyone likes this friendly boy . . . Hopes to get through college. Senate 35 Red Cross 35 Cross-Country 2,35 Track l,2,35 Wrestling 25 National Honor Society 3. LINDA LEE NETH "Bunny" can usually be found in her little red car . . . A real sport . . . Headed for college. Y-Teens l,2,35 Pep Club 35 Red Cross l,2,35 College Club 35 Academe 35 National Honor Society 3. The ability to do many thing ROGER NICK LEE NIEDERRITER An avid baseball fan . . . Well suited for a career in engineering His witty remarks are heard both in and out of class . . . A . . , Takes life as it comes. future test pilot who's sure to break a record. Band l,2,3. FRANCES NIEBAUER PATRICIA NIMS Music minded "Bubbles" would like to become a music Any offers to travel or dance are readily accepted . . . Her teacher . . . A true friend. Drama Club 35 Chorus 3. pleasant ways are well known. Twirling I5 Monitor 25 Y-Teens 25 l i l IUSSELL NORCROSS ELAINE OBENDORFER Sports, sports, sports . . . Be it football field or basketball court, Her nice personality and secretarial ability will fit in well any- his guy is tops . . . His grin is familiar to everyone. Football where.. .Accomplishes much. Y-Teens 2,3. l,2,3g Basketball l,2,3g Baseball l,2,3g Tennis 2,3. SALLY ORENGIA 'HOMAS O'DONNELL Takes a special interest in all church work . . . Ho. high goals kt home in the water . . . A whiz on water skis. . . A true gentle and the ability to achieve them. Chorus l,2,3g Monitor 3. nan. Swimming 3, Water Polo 3. MARLENE OCKER EDNA NORMAN We're always glad to encounter this chatterbox . . . Just can't kspires to become a public accountant . . . Equally happy help liking her , . . Live-wire. Monitor 1,25 Y-Teens l,3. fhether sewing or dancing. Chorus lg Y-Teens 3. JUDITH OSBORN ARBARA OLSZEWSKI Has a big smile for everybody . . . Boys beware . . . Easy to 'uts her all into everything she attempts . . . Talks from dawn talk with. Y-Teens l,2,35 Drama Club 31 Bowling 3. 3 dusk. . , Never still. well is TA ie's ing th :ny important PADMORE willing to try any- once . . . A gal many talents and friends. Choir l,2f ip Club 35 Y-Teens 3. BEST ALL AROUND - Lynn Thomas and Tom Raleigh both seem to lead Hwell rounded lives. 41 GARY PITETTI Drawing and dragstrips are tops with "Word" . , . Our favorite public speaker . . . Usually seen with Walt. CAROL PROTZMAN Someone who's really easy to like . . . Has a cheerful outlook on life. ARNELLA POTTER Always calm, cool, and collected . . . A hard worker . . , Appreciates good music. BARBARA PUTNAM Tall and striking . . . Her mischievous smile is familiar . , "Where's the party?" Y-Teens 1,3, Red Cross 1,2,3, Pep Club 2. LARRY POWELL Has an inquisitive mind when it comes to cars and radios . . . Conscientious and dependable. A.V.A. 1. CYNTHIA PUTNAM Her accent attracts attention . . . She's already made a place for Y-Teens 3. ANN PRESS Short and cute . , . This miss combines a smooth sense of humor with an intelligent mind. Senate 2, Y-Teens l,2,3, Star 2,3, Pep Club 3, National Honor Society 3. THOMAS RALEIGH Outstanding in both track and football . , , There's no limit to his friendliness , . . Popular. Red Cross 1, Football l,2,3, Track 1,2,3, Basketball 1. herself here . . . Thoughtful. MARY ANN RAMANDANES A iob with the airlines would keep this senior happy . . . Quiet and sincere . , . Pretty hair. Y-Teens 1,2,3, Monitor 3. ears have helped prepare us for . . . BETTY RANCUCH Valuable to the yearbook staff . . . All types of office work interest her , . , Well-liked. Y-Teens 2,3, Academe 3, Monitor 3. JOSEPH RANDALL When it comes to stage operations this boy is always around . . . Good-natured and agreeable. Stage Crew 1,2,3. MARY ALICE RATHBUN Her radiant personality has helped this gal make many friends Handy with the needle. Chee-'leading l,2,3, Choir l,3, Y-Teens l,2,3, National Honor Society 2,3, Senate l,2. JOAN RAWA A good dancer . . . Lively miss who has a keen ear for music . . . Jovial. Pep Club 2, Y-Teens 3. RICHARD REED One of the quietest . . . This boy is shy but still friendly , , . Always tries hard. JAMES REYNOLDS Frequently seen laughing .. , "Keep thumping" is a favorite expression of this Joker , . . A busy man. Track l,2,3g Basketball l,2,3p Star 2,31 Senate lg Red Cross 2, ADA RIVERA Collecting souvenirs from various coun- tries is a favorite hobby , . . A little senorita . . . Chatterbox. Monitor 2,3. I 1 MOST ACTIVE - Both Mary Alice Rathbun and Herb Armes enioy taking part in many diHerenr activities and proiects. . . . both future happiness an MARY LOU RHODES Full of unique, original ideas . . . A little bundle of dynamite . , . Vivacious, Monitor l. LISA ROBB No one can help liking this sweet and sincere girl , . . Attracted to humorous people . . , Gentle. Cheerleading lg Y-Teens l,3g Red Cross l,2g Pep Club 3, Star 2,3. MEREDITH RICHARDS A mastermind in the mimeo shop . . . Someone you can really depend on , . . Takes life seriously. Chorus l. DONNA ROBSON Tiny but full of ambition Will make a great nurse This miss has done a fine iob as editor of the Star Star 123 Pep Club 3 YTeens T23 Drama Club 31 Bowling 2,3, PATRICIA ROHRER Shell never forget that certain football game A bubbling personality . . , Can cheer up anyone YTeens l 3 Chorus l Pep Club 2 l GARY ROOT This guy will accept any dare . . . His future looks promising . , . Likes to laugh. Football 2, GARY SANDUSKY "Sandy" lights up when electronics is mentioned . , , Always keeps moving , . . Talkative to his friends. PATRICIA ROXY Excels in both swimming ond horseback riding . . . Will go far . Warm-hearted. Y-Teens 2,3, Pep Club 2. RICHARD SCEPURA Curious about cars and photography . . . Will put his ability to good use in the Navy . . . "Dick." Monitor 3. ANGELA RZADKIEWICZ Takes shorthand seriously . . . Life of the party . . . Individualist. Y-Teens 2. ELODIE SCHAFFER A cute miss who is headed for a career in medicine . . , Accomplished in many things. Y-Teens 2,35 Orchestra lg College Club 3, Drama Club 37 National Honor Society 3, Bowling 2,3. ROBERT SALCHAK Whether it's hunting, fishing, or trapping this guy's an expert , . . Vital to our wrestling team. Wrestling 2,31Football l. GEORGE SCHAUER Missionary work interests "Hopkins" . . , Talented on both the piano and organ . . . Polished manners. NANCY SCHLABACH Will do well as a medical assistant . . . A neat dresser who always looks nice. Y-Teens l,2,3, College Club 3, Red Cross l, National Honor Society 3. :ture disappointments GORDON SCHMIDT JOYCE SCHOELI. The pool is his second home . . . Shines in all water sports . . . Loves to curl up with a good mystery . . . An able artist , . . Sure to be famous in the future, Swimming l,2,3, Water Polo "l'm not kidding." Y-Teens l,2,3f Orchestra l, Pep Club 2, Na- l,2,3, College Club 3. tional Honor Society 3. JOSEPH SCHMITT JOAN SCHULTZ The tall, dark, and silent type . . . "Otto" , . . Bowling is only Her ability lies in the field of secretarial work . . . Agreeable one of the various sports he enioys. . . . Does her best. Chorus l. SHIRLEY SCHULTZ ROBERT SHANNON NORMA SCHWENK DOMINIC SETTE LEAH SHANK The everyday wonders of radio and television capture her interest . . . Likely to be found in the library. Monitor lg Chorus I. 'r u Has a head for colors . . . Her pleasant ways will definitely help her find success . . . Amiable. "Cheyenne" . . . Aims to become a forester . . . Rates in athletics . . . Has eye appeal. Wrestling l,2,3g Football l,2f Track 23, Cross Country 3. A good build has helped this boy win many wrestling matches . . . "Menuchi" plans to go into teaching. Red Cross l,2g Wrestling l,2,3, Long blonde hair . . . Never too busy to help out a friend . . . Hard-working. Our various talents and abilitie Mr. Leberman awards National Merit Scholarship certificates to Lorna Johnson and Eloide Schaffer. KATHLEEN SHORT Sure to make a dedicated nurse , . . A girl with high goals and the perseverance to achieve them. Y-Teens l,2,3p Pep Club 2,35 Monitor l. JEROME SIMMONS "What's your name honey?" . . . A humorous fellow, who's the life of any party . . . An easygoing nature. Senate l,2,3. CAROL SHARKEY "Blondie" . . . Planning to teach handicapped children . . pretty lass who's eager to please. Twirling lp Y-Teens l Drama Club 3g Chorus 2,35 Monitor 2. WILLIAM SKROK Seldom seen without a girl . . . Another of our "class clo . . . Takes life as it comes. GERALD SHELDON The world of science holds his interest . . . Any type of out sports are tops . . . Nice in a quiet way. Stage Crew l. BARBARA SMITH Takes a great pride in her appearance and always looks . . . Just never stops talking. Chorus 1,25 Pep Club 2,3. BETSY SMITH Her humor bubbles over in shorthand class . . . "Betts" is one who deserves the very best . . Unruffled manners. JAMES SMITH The sky's his only limit . . . Wants to be a commercial pilot . . . A personality all his own. LUELLA SMITH Her efficiency and capability will spell success for "Lou" . . . Shy but always smiling . . . Kind- hearted. PAUL SMITH Makes a hit with all the girls . . , A fine athlete . . . His personality and good looks have made him well liked. Football l,2,3g Basketball If Track l,2,3, Red Cross 3. EDWARD SNARSKI Quiet in school, but ready for fun outside . . . A good iob surely awaits this handsome guy . , Naturally nice. fill not be wasted ONALD SNEIDERMAN . broiny boy whose future life looks promising . . . His wit is :ldom dull. Basketball lg Red Cross 3. AROLE SPENCER er clear thinking and kind nature will make this senior a won- erful nurse . . , Worthwhile to know. Y-Teens l,2,3p Senate 25 ed Cross 3. HILLIP SNYDER hemistry is his field . . . Hopes to put his talent to good use s an electrical engineer . , . Observant. Lab Assistant 3. DBERT SPITERI real comedian . . . lt's not often he's without a good ioke . . Full of energy, Wrestling 2,31 Glee Club 35 Football 2. CAROL SOBOSKI She's got real rhythm . . . A good dancer . . , The sparkle on her finger matches her personality, Monitor lf Red Cross l,2, Y-Teens l,2. JUNE STACK Sure to be a welcome sight to any patient . . . Quick to laugh . . . Unaffected and natural. Y-Teens 2,3f Senate 3. CHARLES SODER Interested in many things and many people . . . No one can help but get along with this cheerful boy . . . Puts his all into everything. Water Polo I. STEVE STAYNER Certain to look sharp in his sports car of the future . . . Hand- some and intelligent . , . On the road to college. Football l,2,3, Track l,2,3, Lab Assistant 3, Basketball lg National Honor So- ciety 3. LX. PATRICIA STODDARD A talented seamstress . . . This chatterbox is never still . . . Full of energy. Y-Teens 2,35 Pep Club 35 Red Cross 2,3. WILLIAM STRITZINGER A swell swimmer who's known for his original remarks . . . Another pizza fan . . . "Stritz." Swim- ming 2.3, Water Polo 2,3. JUDITH TAKACH A generous, warmhearted girl who has many friends . . . The perfect little housewife . . . Sweet. Chorus l. Y-Teens l. SUSAN STOLI. Her interest centers about her home . . . This lass is especially talented in swimming, tennis and skating. RUTH SUITOR Just wants to go back to Texas . . . Church work keeps her busy . . . Deserves the finest. Y-Teens 3, Pep Club 2.3, Red Cross 3. THOMAS STRAUB One of the famous "gang" . . , Girls and pizza make this lad's eyes light up . . . Wants to be- come an artist. A.V.A. l,3. PATRICIA SULLIVAN F "Trish" will go on to college next fall . . . Loves to golf and plays well . . . Radiant. National fun O Honor society 2,3, mmm Club 3, Y-Teens l,2,3, College Club 3, Bowling 3. MELVIN STRAUSS A fascinating career in psychiatry awaits him . . . Tops in both intelligence and personality . . . S A born leader. Senate l,3, Red Cross 2,35 Debate 2,3, National Honor Society 2,3. y LYNDA TAFT Her charming manners and subtle humor will not be forgotten . . . Popular. National Honor Society 2,3, Choir l,2,3g Red Cross l,2,3, Y-Teens l,2,3. DAVID TANNER KRISTINE TANSEY The shy type , . , Always tries to do his very best . . . Will go This miss could pass for a model anyday . . . Tall and strikin out of his way to help a friend. . . . A whiz at secretarial work. Y-Teens l,2,3, Star I, Monitor I Lifesaving I. SANDRA TANNER LYNN THOMAS Has a knack for making friends . . . Loves to chat on the phone, No matter what she attempts, this girl does it well . . . Will b especially in Spanish. Twirling l,2,3g Y-Teens l,2,3, College an asset to any college. Academe 3, Senate 1,31 Cheerleadin Club 3, Bowling i,2,3, Drama Club l,3. l,2,3: Y-TSBDS l,2,3: COIIBQG Club 3- lL. BIGGEST FLIRTS - Chas. Wilbur finds Judy Osborn's flirting very interesting. RUTHIE THOMAS Her ambition is to see the world . . . Spends many hours driving and talking on the phone Aims to please. Y-Teens I. GEORGE TOWNS Looking ahead toward college . . , A fast man on the cindered track Sports are important to him. Track l,2,3g Cross-Country 2,3. JACK UTLEY "Beaver" plans on becoming the warld's youngest millionaire . . . Excels in all water sports. Waterpolo i,2,3f Senate 1,25 . Swimming I,2,3p Red Cross lg Academe l. MARA VADZEMIEKS One of our promising secretaries . . . Happy when bowling or dancing , . . Striking, Y-Teens 2,35 Red Cross 2. EVELYN VAROUH Our pretty exchange student from Greece , . . Enchanting accent . . . "Lina" makes friends easily and would like to become ln- terior designer. Y-Teens 3. CHESTER VENDETTI Cheerful and good natured . . . College bound . . . Real in Academy sports. Football l,2,3p Wrestling l,2,3p Track l MARK VOELKER Seen rather than heard . . . Hopes are high for college . . . to know. Football lg Track 2, Cross-Country 3. We look ahead with enthusiasm and confident Honorable mention winners of National Merit Scholarship: David Alcox, Judith Benson, Don Pettit, Mary Jo Kitzmiller, Robert Ulrich. CRYSTAL VOGEL An office iob after graduation would satisfy "Chris" , . . Horse- back riding is her favorite recreation. LEROY WAITE Often heard saying "That's about it" boy , . . Always out for excitement. Y-Teens 2,35 Pep Club 3. . . . The Navy needs this JAMES WALCZAK One of the gang . . . A lad who's sure to like college life . . known on the Green. RICHEY WALTER A great outdoorsman who'll make an even greater forester Academy's "Mark Trail" and we're proud of it. SENE WALTERS sa real knack for making friends . ,. Trying for GE's Appren- course . . . Bound to be an executive someday, Football l,2, e Chorus 3. .LIAM WALTHOUR :ere manner . . . This future college grad is now busily en- ed in Fellowship work . . . Dependable. Chair 2, Red Cross 3. 1 our ability RY WAUGAMAN girl will accept any dare . . .Always talking . . . Plans to at- Penn State next fall. Star i,2,3g Y-Teens l,2,3g Senate 25 Col- Club 3. ilS WELLER rm for her pretty long blond hair . . . Parties and dancing i this pert girl happy. Twirling l. JRED WEAVER be the perfect housewife . . . Her talents lie in the kitchen Happy disposition. Monitor 3. LINE WELZ s secretarial work interesting . . . This lass likes sports and :ing the best. Chorus l. MARLENE WASHEK Typing talent will insure "Nene" success as a secretary . . . Twirling rates high with her. Twirling l,2,3g Y-Teens 3, Moni- tor 3. THOMAS WATSON Impossible to keep up with . . . A whiz at Hxing cars . . . Always busy. SUSAN WEBER Has what it takes to become a good nurse . . . Dancing is one of her favorite pastimes. Y-Teens l,2,3f Monitor l,2. KAREN WERTZ Her bubbling personality will pave the way for success and hap- piness . . . Mischievous . . . Always ready for fun. Monitor 1,31 Y-Teens 3. CATHERINE WEDZIK Just can't decide on the right career . . . Bound to succeed no mat- ter what she does . . . One of our top twirlers. Twirling l,2,3f Man- itor 2,35 Y-Teens 3. ALAN WEXLER Another of our potential millionaires . . . Playboy type . . . Sharp wit and sharp dresser. Red Cross lp Monitor 2. I .l. -3'-L' liilililitt lil MARJORIE WHIPPLE Anxious to please , . , Hard working and always ready to give good advice . . . A pleasant voice. Choir l,2,3. JAMES WILLIAMS No one can think up as many original expressions as this boy . . , Proud of his car . . . Finds flying tops. Waterpolo lg Senate 2. JANET WHITNEY A sparkling miss who's noted for her humorous remarks "Moxie" has a beautiful voice. Chorus If Choir 2g Academe 3. GEORGANN WILLIAMSON A wonderful swimmer and a talented singer . . . A rare sense of humor . . . Never know what to expect from this live-wire. Choir l,2,3, Y-Teens l,2,3g Lifesaving l,3f College Club 3. RICHARD WHITING This lad's mechanically inclined . . . A real mastermind when working on his car . . . Practical joker. NORMAN WILLOW Looking forward to a stay with Uncle Sam . . . "That's life" . . . This senior likes both sports and cars. Football lg Basketball l. CHARLES WILBUR Never hides his admiration for a pretty girl . . . Another sports- minded guy . . . Military service ahead. Football l,2,3p Male Chorus 3. ALAN WISNIEWSKI A valuable man when basketball is involved . . . Shy type . . Liked by everyone. Basketball l,2,3g Cross-Country I. MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED - Marcia Michalski and Mel Strauss wave good-bye to their classmates but anticipate many happy years of college. 'UQ' uf 3. N' ..,,. :SM I' il 'tg . '5i',,rs',t . f gf. -ii?:s',,,er ' i T?" -Wt ' . if ,..,'4i9V?,fJW-is 51-is ff. 5'si",.11M A Fi-35'fw --'P 'xx Q- si 15 7' 'FLUFIL' ffm 9 PATRICIA WISNIEWSKI Friendly to everyone . . . Sure to make a good housewife . . Cooking and driving rate with her. KENNETH WOLFE Both old and new cars fascinate "Wolfie" . . . Aims to iain thi State Police . . . Likes all kinds of sports. JAMES WITTMAN A crazy sense of humor insures this boy ot always having fu . . . Has a way in A.V.A .... Sharp. Red Cross l,2,35 A.V.A. 3 Academe 3. JAMES WOZNIAK Adept at all aquatic sports . . . Dreams of owning his own speed boat someday . . . A real individualist. BARBARA woLFE Her congenial personality will help her succeed as a reiepnoni operator . . . "Oh, my goshl" . . . Likes to draw. Chorus l,2,3 Monitor 3. ANTHONY WOZNY This ladies' man rates well with all the girls . . . Will enter tht field of engineering . . . "Tony." Bowling l,2, A.V.A. lf Ret Cross lg Monitor l. DOLORES WOLFE A quiet little girl who accomplishes much . . . "Dolly" is note: for her pretty voice and polite mannerisms. Chorus lp Choir 2,3 DOROTHEA WRIGHT An athletic miss . . . Rarely seen without a cheerful smile . . Her friendliness can't be equaled. BARBARA WISNIEWSKI Will definitely do well i matter what the futu ' brings . .. Enioys ba bowling and swimmii .. Perfectly poise Monitor 2,31 Chorus Y-Teens l,2,3. onus., If SHIRLEY WURST WILLIAM WURST Eound for college, then a teaching career . . . A whiz on both This guy loves horses and rodeos and everything connected with he tennis court and bowling alley . . . Congenial. Y-Teens i,2,3, them . . . Finds riding and hunting enioyable , . . Pleasant- vionitor 25 Pep Club 2. natured. NOLA YORK A lass who has many ambitions and the ability to achieve them , . . Accomplished swimmer and diver , , . "Lola" Red Cross i,2, Monitor 3. We expect a future of fruitful vintage KNE YOUNG JOSEPH ZUPPO s domestically inclined senior iust wants to get married . . . When it comes to electronics, this guy is unbeatable . . . Car :els in both sewing and cooking . . . Sweet ways. Pep Club crazy . . .Good natured and dependable. lg Monitor 3. JUDITH ZURAVLEF ARJORIE ZIMMER Will make an office a pleasant place in which to work , . . An ppy-go-lucky attitude . . . Her iovial nature and many abilities able secretary . . . Cute blonde. Twirling 1,25 Y-Teens i,2,3, I pave the way to success, Chorus I. 5 l I l A well-rounded education can be secured only student learns to understand other people by with them. This understanding can be achieved ticipation in school activities such as Band, Choir, Y-Teens, or Junior Red Cross. These activities aftord opportunities tor studen t when a working by par- Debate, S to BX- press and to develop their talents and to grow as mature and responsible persons. Activities if .QM-f,, -fqwvyyf. guwgaggf gm W' qyml Qg,f, ,gf-, gym,-O -ff:-1: in A Mg. lfwa., gm 1-W wp? -was w1W,,, fgwm,QV--gffcwwfwgf :swim -'wiXwesAf-fi v QE sf,wfM,32zfk'w-ww'AQ' fvf,,g:i:.w.g i 91 x 1 f x if' Hi-, A V'-19 1:3135 .EQ 492215153 'i il I' 'H l V A, ' x . A ' ' Y . g.ff,3?:7,v yr we ,krifgfpmz-5,wfe'::fN,v,m .-.Jw f'-' aww- 4. Q Y ' . gi Mffv 'YW ,S Q 7 if N' W J W 3 f X 1 Y I it I X5 Vs sg ef, it ww, f Y 1 Q SENATE OFFICERS: Lynn Thomas, secretary, John Mathias, treasurer, Herb Armes, president, Miss Studebaker, advisor, Peter Strong, vice-president. Self governed studen Achievement was the dominant characteristic of this year's Senate. For the first time the Senate, our student government, sponsored a foreign exchange student. In the hope of continuing this outstanding project in the future, the Senate sold L' d during the year. in y pens, doughnuts, and pennants Sadie Hawkin's Day Dance, an annual event of the y one of the most successful school Senate, was not onl dances of the year, but also carried the distinction of being the first school dance ever held in the cafeteria. ROW Srong, M, L. Lye, B. Bens, Miss Studebaker. ROW Il. J. Fisher, P. Leavy, S. Notarione, B. Donikowski, K. Hebert, B. Bellows, S Haupt, S. Giesler, S. Passmore. ROW Ill. E, Smiley, C. Miner J. Weibel, J. Levandowski, S. Wickersham, J. Nason, J. Stack K. Burger, Y, Schrecengost, N. Gausman, K. Honard. ROW IV. I. I. l. Wallerstein, E. Varouh, J. Mathias, H, Armes P Stankiewicz, D. Barnes, L. Taft, J. Ahl, B. Panitzke, M. Strauss, M. Montgomery, R. Nason, J. Bradford, W. Angelo, R. Tanen- baum. ROW V. B. Roschy, C. Marshall, J. Simmons, R. Brown, B. Farmer, M. Schuster, C. Grzebielski, J. Kelly, C. Evanoft, G. Kessler. make good citizens Under the leadership of its oFHcers and faculty advisor, Dr. Mabel Studebaker, the Senate car- ried out many other projects. They staged a model meeting for the P.T.A., held the traditional Gavel Day assembly where the officers and rep- resentatives were sworn into office and pre- sented to the students and faculty, conducted the welfare and assembly drives, Senate members also acted as guides for parents at Open House, put on an assembly in March, and presented key awards and Citizenship Certificates for outstand- ing citizenship and service. Presentation of Key Awards by Mary Alice Rathbun and Frank Pettinato. si. ., i Senate Key Awards Recognition of good citizenship is just as important as recognition in Academic studies or athletics. The Key Awards are presented by the Senate for outstanding citizenship in a school organization. A gold key is the award which is presented to only one member of every 20 members of an organization. Either the faculty or fellow members may nominate the candidates, with the faculty having the final approval. ROW I. M. A. Rathbun, L. Johnson, J. Boesewetter, J. Snyder, J. Wasiela, L. Bailey. ROW II. F, Pettinato, J. Gauthier, G. Madrigal, C. Legenzoh, B. Cairns, J. Fisher, P. Denk. ROW Ill. T. Herman, D. Fleming, D. Ellis, J. Zuern, P. Bish, P. Sabatino, J. Sinnott, D. Dennison. 57 National Honor Society ROW l. E. McBride, E. Schaltvr, S. Passmore, M. J. Kitzmiller, D. Fairchild, Miss Mong. ROW IV. L. Taft, L. Neth, L. Diehl, P. Sul- Dcmuling, N. Dennington, A. Press. ROW ll. C. Konopka, P. Kry- livan, L, Hoover, E. Moseman, S. Stayner, R. Nason, L. Cohen. sialc, A. Kruszewski, M. A. Rathbun, H. Martin, C. Brody, L. John- ROW V. R. Levick, C. Gryzebielski, C. Merhar, D. Pettit, W. son, K, Pcfler. ROW Ill. Miss Studebaker, L. Howard, N. Former, T. Bower, E. Bernhard, M. Strauss, M. Miner. Schlnbach, J. Knepper, J, Schoell, J. Trapp, D. Lewinthal, M. tl Lorna Johnson, secretary, Melvin Strauss, president, Miss Mong, Larry Cohen, treasurer, Marcia Michalski, vice-president. With two induction programs a year, in December and in May, the Academy National Honor Society has welcomed 1253 students into its total member- ship since l938. Members strive to maintain and en- courage the high ideals ol the organization, namely, Scholarship, Character, Leadership, and Service. This year's activities of the Academy Chapter have included a delicious dinner at the Colony Inn, an evening ot culture at a Philharmonic concert, the presentation of two excellent induction assembly programs, and the initiation party for the new members. Scholarships and Awards After completing their required schooling, Acad- emy graduates are honored by numerous scholar- ships and awards. The members of the class of T958 were recipients of twenty-one scholarships and twenty-tive awards. Presented for outstanding scholastic achievements and participation in extra-curricular activities, the scholarships ranged in value from S600 to 55,600 for tour years and had a total value of 522,000 ln- cluded in this amount was the scholarship awarded to the T954 winner ofthe Soap Box Derby. Among the awards presented were the senior class awards for excellence in art, commercial sub- jects, distributive education, English, language, mathematics, science, and in social studies. Other awards were the Y-Teens award, the Daughters of the American Revolution award and medal, the Na- tional Merit Scholarship Examination awards, and the Venture Club award for service to the com- munity. Pat Hagan and Leonard Schoenberg congratulate each other on a iob well done. ROW I: P. Froess, R. Brooks, L. Taylor, D. Whipple, M. Bates, T. Gibbens, S. Trapp, T. Owen, N. Loomis, C. Musset. ROW Il: D. Nick, L. Seager, J, Boesewetter, C. Root, P. Hagan, J. Dumeyer, P. Owens, L. Schoen- berg, J. Ricci, J. Carlson. 1 4-cl R Q, af in-tvs la 5 5 'TT' N X :W 'I v K1 nl u 5 J Vvmmcn J. Hebert L. Howard vige presidem treasurer president E4 Weiss secretary 1 551 'if Mrs. Whaley Mrs. Bell ROW l. Mrs. Bell, P. Holcomb, P. Chapman, S. Giesler, N. Green- stein, E. Weiss, B. Bellows, J. Emerman, L. Burd, B, Rectenwald, C. Newby, R. Paris, K. Phelps, D. Demuling, C. Spencer, J, En- dean, ROW ll. A, Steward, P. Baker, C. Lehan, M. Bishop, J. Levandowski, A. Kruszewski, D. Schilling, C. Miller, A. Marshall, J. Trapp, P. Anderson, P. Lindenberger, C. Ambrose, C. Ohmer, L. Erhart, J. Hersperger, P. Scott. ROW lll. C. Nichols, J. Mallory, B. DeWolf, R. Suitor, M. Kruszewski, L. Wallerstein, M. Osborn, J. Fine, J. Knepper, J, Eschbaclcer, L. Neth, M. McDowell, l. Stan- We learn, we carl Achievements ot the Junior Red Cross council were many and varied this year. In October the council presented a humorous but informative play simulating the monthly JRC variety shows presented at the Veterans' Hospital. A few weeks later Academy actually put on a night of wonderful entertainment for the patients. At Christmas and Easter the art classes made lovely meal tray covers and clever nut cups for the other various institutions. kiewicz, N. Zwick, S, Wahl, K. Hale, K. Hebert, A. DiCarlo ROW IV. G. Keuth, D. Tell, T. Post, J. Hebert, P. Stoddard, M Strauss, C. Clarke, T. Bower, L. Hoover, B. Walthour, C. Yortz R. Nason, L. Howard, D. Hannah, F. Kitzmiller, C, Calhoun, R Bogert, L. Hamilton. ROW V. J. Bower, J. Anderson, T. May, J Mathias, D. Baur, J. Wittman, D, Kendall, W. Farmer, P. Smith D. Sneiderman, B, Kinsinger, C. Merhar, M. Schuster, A. Craw- ford, W. Johnson, R. Morschauser, D. Graves, F. Endean, J. Doug 60 re earn, we share The council also supported the city-wide Easter protect-making small bedside plants tor hospital patients and home tutored students ot Erie. An- other big proiect was that of raising money for a school chest to help schools which have been destroyed by natural disasters or war either in the U.S. or abroad. Under the supervision of their sponsor teachers, Mrs. Bell and Mrs. Whaley, this year was indeed successful. The JRC council accomplished its goal - that of joining with the Academy students in serving the school, the community, and the world. Marcia Michalski, Nancy Greenstein, Melvin btrauss, John Mathias, Doug Hannah, Linda Howard, and Kay Hebert are Academy's representatives to the City-Wide Council of the JRC. Margaret Kruszewski, and Bart DeWolf prepare a display of MGl'ClG MiCl'tGlSl4l, Jim R6Yn0ldS, Doug l'lGf1f1Gh, Gnd KCIY the Junior Red Cross national magazine. Hebert check the Bedside Gardens. ROW I. Bernie Rutkowski, vice-president, Mary Alice Rathbun, president, Heidi Matrin, treasurer, ROW II. Karen Haupt, secretary, Carol DiBacco, Nancy Greenstein, and Marcia McDowell, chairmen. Grow . . . personally . . . socially To give service and to gain the understanding and friendship of girls of all races and religions are the obiectives of a Y-Teen. To achieve these obiectives, Y-Teens, under the auspices of Y.W,C.A., perform services for Erie Com- munity. They acted as Y-Aides, filled Thanksgiving bas- 'loth GRADE Y-TEENS: ROW l. N. Kircliclr, S. Klinkltamer, S. Litz, K. Bw-clit-r, J Brown, L. Lewis, J. Mix, J. McCunr-, V. Book, M, Car- ter, P. Mclntyre, M, Stevens, J. Harding, K. Mnlzer, F. Farras, P. Schwab, P, Scott, S. Clark, K. Brandes, C. Parson, B. Lebenberg. ROW ll. A, DiCarlo, M. Mercer, S. Manolis, C. Ohmer, S. Gold, P. Verna, K. Honard, S Salslnury, B Dellecese, D. Neth, S. Wahl, l. Crawley. B. Kucllak, L. Burcl, J. Will, K. Dieter. J. Fong, C. Lorensen, C. McCartney, J. Fisher, P. Magee. ROW lll. B. Marina, J, Kienholz, M. Diehl, M Weaver, B, Huggler, S. Ehrheart, C. McAlpine, D. Din- ger, J. Miles, K. Anderson, M. Welton, N. Olson, J. Patrone, K. Rein- hold, J. Johnson, M, Tetzner, J. Numes, S. Goodman, S. Fusch, K. kets, sold Christmas seals, and gave valentines and Easter baskets to orphans. The ofticers and chairmen, vvith the assistance of faculty advisors, Miss Sisley and Miss Stull organized these activities as well as many social events: dances, tureens, teas, a slumber party, and Playhouse parties. Goetz, F. Lorimer, A. Jameson, P. Osborn, N. Gabin, H. White. ROW IV. J. Bohrer, B. Felberbaum, P. McCann, D. Dunbar, K. Trost, J. Erickson, P, Yeager, C. Lehan, C. Nichols, C. Miller, J. Weibel, J. Levandowski, S. Benecki, P. Renaud, B. Pace, B. Morton, M. Stine, M. Vorberger, S, Grandalski, G. Robinson, M. Angelo, L. Leaf, P. Baumann, L. Todd, C. Chase, K. Semrau, G. Manos. ROW V. K. Mehler, M. Bishop, M. Bukowski, K. Amacher, B. Brown, C. Casses, L. Masters, K. Banister, B. Young, M. Montgomery, K. Henry, J, Duns- ton, P. Kirsch, R. Peterson, J. Ferness, J. Fiorelli, D. Boesewetter, C, Yezzi, S. Edmonds, K. Burger, A. Marshall, S. Young, C. Eisenman, G. Kephart, S. Andrews, K. Hale, S. Barry. 1 i 'llth GRADE Y-TEENS, ROW l: P. Chapmon, G. Becker, B. Sher- man, C. Clork, J. Zimmerly, J. Hersperger, E. Borst, M. Zuern, B. Baer. ROW ll: K. Breter, N. Ruf, B. Ross, M. Dumbrovo, J. Bor- ney, R. Borbole, B. Wood, P, Kemble, E. Soft, L. Wiler, M. Wog- ner. ROW Ill: J. Zimmerley, L. Willison, J. Ericsson, M. Wiercinski, Y. Schrengost, C. Burroughs, J. Elfenbein, R. Kolakowski, P. Szodo, J. Henning, C. Brown, L. Owens, L. Fox, A. Stechler. ROW ruth the y-teens llth GRADE Y-TEENS, ROW I: S. Doy, L. Homilton, R. Law, M. Lilz, M. Sponsler, J. Ernermon, S. Notorione, 5. Whittord, B. Gol- lina, M. Epp, M. Foreman, Wf Richordson. ROW II: G. Kester, A. Koffler, J. Strike, B. Twillie, B. Roger, D. Vonlfpps, E. Tanner, B Rutkowski, B, Schouermon, B. Bellows, P. Rodov, J. Rettger, N Loper. ROW Ill: K. Phelps, B. Donikowski, G. Show, N. Gousmon S. Wickershom, C. Pollock, P. Norducci, L. Webb, E. Weiss, N IV: A. Capozziello, A. Adler, S. Vought, E. Briggs, G. Fetzner, B. Smith, S. Toylor, C. Dehncrt, L. DeMorco, K. Krosneski, J. Zipper, J, Loesch, J. Rupp, J. Ackermon, V. Kennedy, I. Stankiewicz, N. Zwick. ROW V: J. Cerio, J. Henry, S. Fallon, J. Volk, C. DiBocCo, S. Minor, C. Nelson, J. Hoyworcl, C. Clarke, S. Brower, J. Rost- hauser, N. Wontz, B. Bevan, M. Kruszewski, J. Mallory, S. Moore, B. Bowers. Hertner, B. Logue, K. Hebert, J. Ciotti. ROW IV: R. Owens, J. Sey boldt, P. Lindenberger, B. Stevenson, K. Haupt, K. Koppel, D. Her- rick, N. Hogon, K. Alberstodt, J. lllig, P. Baker, N. Werner, J Kelso, L. Kruszewski, C. Smith. ROW V: K. Gisczinski, B. Roberts A. Hauser, C. Johns, K. Pierce, S. Wingenroth, O. Mount, G. Hol royd, J. KruTl'1, J. Crowell, M. Osborne, V. Smith, L. Wollerstein R. Clemens, K. McCoy, C. Gombill, B. Chopin. l 'l2th GRADE Y-TEENS, ROW I. E. Gifford, B. Chandley, P. Kalsch, M. Crandall, A. Miklinski, K. Short, M, J. Kitzmiller, P. From- knecht, C. Matos, E. Counasse, J. Juliante, C. Newby, K. Logue, G. Palombi, L. Billingsley. ROW II. J, Montour, B. Brandt, J. Macrino, L. Shank, C. Sharkey, J, Osborn, N. Gallagher, G. Wil- liamson, K. Petter, A. Kazeva, B. Mikula, C. Vogel, C. Lawrence, S. Wurst, H. Smith, J. Carrier. ROW III. D. Donatelli, S. Neria, H. Martin, M. A. Rathbun, B. Maichrowski, J. Garpetti, C. Brody, J. Thurston, J. Stack, B.'Longstreet, P. Anderson, P. Albert, J. 12th GRADE Y-TEENS, ROW I. E. Schaffer, S. Passmore, A. Mint- siveris, E. McBride, S. Lebenberg, M. Hakel. ROW II. E. Varouh M. Davis, A. Brown, J. Zuravlef, A. Press, M. Vadzemnieks, S Weber, M. Goodman, M. L. Lye, M. Washek, M. Kauftman, D Demuling, B, Krautter. ROW III. J. Hill, P. Roxy, J. McLaughlin, B. Cole, A. Moore, S. Martin, S. Tanner, L. Johnson, C. Krista, N. Greenstein, C. Wedzilc, K. Wertz, C. Putnam, N. Dennington Cermak, P. Harrison, M. Lancet, C. Spencer. ROW IV. M. Astem- borski, C. Bohrer, A. Kruszewski, D, Johnson, D. Craig, R. Dobrogosz, J. Schoell, N. Cooney, J. Kalista, P. Rohrer, E, Oben- dorfer, P. Firch, J. Dyer, B. Bens, J. Rawa, J. Pichler. ROW V. S. Camillone, K. Suitor, M. Major, M. Zimmer, L. Diehl, P. Sul- livan, L. Neth, K. Tansey, B. Panitzke, L. Hoover, B. Putnam, E. Mosher, M. Lang, J. Kwiatkowski, L. Taft, J. Knepper, P. Stod- dard, D. Cairns. ROW IV. P. Krysiak, J. Myers, S. Giesler, P. Narducci, S DeGeorge, B. Mottocks, S. Bunce, C. Mayr, M. A. Ramandanes J. Graham, K. Murphy, N. Mazealco, D. Lyons, S. Haupt, M. Fair child, D. Lewinthal. ROW V. Miss Stull, R. Padmore, J. Mazza gotti, J. Benson, B. Rancuch, B. Wisniewski, K. Brooks, A. Wauga man, E. Moseman, C. Konopka, N. Schlabach, L. Robb, M McDowell, G. Gorney, L. Howard, E, Norman, M. Martin. New X ,Fssigx -wsydflll t NX Through noteworthy programs, the College Club acquainted many college-bound students with various col- leges and the aspects of college life. X t .W my 5 Newborns of Academy w L v 4,5 ww -'WU ,bm X tw. ,SS ' --ffe.1. - , W :AQ .. 3 X .W 1:-'Wi N' st 'wl3lf?v:fXvH1?Kfl' Consisting of girls arrayed in blue and gold capes and shakers, the Pep Club was responsible for encourag ing cheers during football season to make Acodemy's cry for victory resound with gusto. 65 Janice Donikowski, chairman, agrees with Janice Levandowski, Janet Whitney, and Linda Neth that humor adds a little spice to Senior write-ups. Artistic talent was supplied by Ed Graczyk. Producini The typewriter is a must in this section. Each activity group requires a complete accurate list of its members. These lists are being compiled by Betty Rancuch, Marcia Michalski, Mildred Litz, Carol Brody, chairman Judy Dyer, and Pat Magee. vid Ellrr Business niniuiqfr and ins assistants Kaicn Snyder Nanc Sue Minor Camille Konaplaa, chairman, and Denise Donatelli Pcterson and Hnlcnz Mmisscl haw sicnt hours of balancing and checking arrange the Faculty division page picture for Mr. Rollinger, our thc books as they run a sales survey photographer, lt is easy to tell when the deadline is near. Nancy Dennington, editor, John Balla and Michael Ferrare, advisors, and Dave Eller, business manager make a complete double check of all copy, layouts and pictures to be sent. e yearbook is a challenging task To make a complete, accurate memory book for the school year is the challenging job of the yearbook staff. This interesting work was tackled eagerly by this year's staff with an eye toward producing a book that would be a credit to the school. Headed by Nancy Dennington, editor, and David Eller, business manager, the staff is divided into six sections: activities, sports, faculty, seniors, underclassmen, and busi- ness. Each section has its own chairman and its own specific assignment, which must be completed in time to meet the deadlines. Mr. Balla and Mr, Ferrare, the faculty advisors, keep a close supervision on the work to see that high standards are maintained. Compiling the 1959 Academe has been a rewarding experience for the staff, and we feel that we have reason to be proud of our book. We hope that those who read it will feel the same. produce a good yearbook requires much more time and work Marcia NlcDowell, Heidi Martin, Carol Nichols, and Lynn Thomas in meets the eye. Jim Wittman, chairman. and Denny Amendola combine their talents to help chairman, Ann Mintsiveris, identify each urtily agree. picture and balance the underclassmen layouts. M M imwmmww 1 3 3 l 'l A 1 Rs. if if it Sy Q3 Donna Robson, editor, and Mr. Kantz, advisor, are proud of the work turned in by the staff members. Our press informs our public Every month Academy-ites are kept up to date on the latest school events, sports, news, and social ac- tivities by reading each exciting publication of our school paper, the Star. Led by editor Donna Robson and Business man- ager Jim Reynolds, the efficient Star Staff com- f pleted another successful year. One of their gala activities here at Academy was the Pre Prom France held in May, Every student who attended this affair had a delightful evening of fun. M. Lang, A. Press, A Waugaman, J. Reynolds, R. Brown, D. Lewin- thal, and M, Davis are the co-editors of the Star staff. ROW I: J. Garvey, L. Robb, M. Sponsler, J, Juliante, P. Kalsch, hart. ROW Ill: K. Pierce, M. Lang, B. Kudlak, P. Lindenberger, P. M. Fetzner, D. Lewinthal. ROW ll: A. Press, N. Gallagher, B. YSUQGTI J- KlSS8l, A. Slew'-ll'Cl, M- Davis. ROW W2 G- K6SSleI', J- Bens, P, Narducci, L. Johnson, L. Billingsley, G. Kep- Reynolds, J. Mathias, D. Kendall, R. Brown, J. Fine, A, Waugaman. 68 ROW I: A. Kruszewski, J. Hersperger, L. Diehl, R. Tanembaum. ROW Il: M. Strauss, D. Levick, T, Bower, C. Merhar. Master speakers prove their skill This year's interesting but difticult topic was - Resolved: That the United States should adopt the essential tea- tures ot the Russian educational system. ln addition to the team's local victories they won all but one ot the interscho- lastic tournaments with Meadville, Jamestown, Oil City, and Butler. The nine members financed these trips and purchased debate manuals by running a candy stand after school. In January, they presented a humorous play for the student body entitled, "Homer the Brave." Melvin Strauss talks his way to victory. SEATED: Anita Kruszewslci, treasurer, Mr. Harkins, advisor, Lynette Diehl, Debate manager: STANDING: Carl Merhar, Secretary, Melvin Strauss, President. ROW l: A. Pollock, J, Hersperger, B, Boyle, J. Zimrnerly, C. Crosby, Tyczkowski, J. Klasch, V. Moore, M, Bishop, L. Donofrio, R. Law, Mr. Grender, J. Harding, C. Newby, J. Karpinski, L Erhart, P. Leavy, G. Palombi, J. Fisher. ROW ll: L, Owens, J D. . Gregory, M. J. Schich, V. Fagan, C. Eisenman, P. Page, D. Hunter, . B. Dellecese. ROW IV: B, Bowers, M. Bukowski, D. Wright, B. Caiorelli, M. Mercer, C. Lorensen, J. Minich, G. Brosius, L. Burd, Johnson, J. Volk, V. Smith, P. Jones, K. Gore, E. Atkinson, L. R, Barbale, R. Paris, J. Mix, J. McCune, B. Wolfe, M, E, Weaver, S. Green. ROW III: J. Leonardi, S. Benecki, C. Sharlcey, L. B. Morton. Girls' Many hours of hard but enioyable work marked the preparation of the girls' chorus for their season activities. Chorus First major project of this group was their Christmas Concert where they treated a packed audience to Christmas songs from many parts of the world. Later they entertained Wilson and Memorial Junior High Schools at assembly pro- grams, where they were received with unusual enthusiasm. At the close of the season, the girls gave their annual Spring Concert to on appreciative audience of Academy students, parents, and old friends. . vm- . I xvv. Q s ,A Choral Concert, in which the girls' chorus always participates. 70 Childs, S. Edmonds, B. Bailey, F, Niebaur, K. Burger, S, Orengia, I Q . ,p' Mr, Grender helps some of his "Song Birds" tune up for the Spring ROW I: A. Steehler, L. Hamilton, M. Lye, S, Hester, N. Green- Mount, S. Giesler, M. Martin, N. Zwiek, C. Sharkey, A. Mizikow stein, E. Hamilton, J. Brown, F. Barney, A. DiCarlo. ROW ll: P. ski. ROW IV: S. Gold, L. Lewis, F. Niebauer, S. Hutzelman, D Scott, L. Willison, E. Schatter, J. Rupp, M. Zuern, B. Stevenson, Bondy, C. Merhar, S. Larimer, R. Davis, B. Panitzke, L. Diehl C. Eckert, S. Wickersham, J. Osborn, C. Newby, S. Lebenberg. V. Stnith, M. Osborne. ROW Ill: Miss Maior, B. Schauerman, K. Petter, P. Sullivan, O. Drama Club After an absence of two years, the Dramatic Club staged a very successful comeback. Advised by Miss Maior, the members of the organization become acquainted with the many aspects of the theater and strive to develop their creative talents. Early in the spring they presented a one-act comedy entitled "Five for Bad Luck." Nancy Greenstein and David Bondy, playing the main characters, led the rest of the cast through a very successful and enioyable performance. Other proiects for the year included a doughnut sale and a playhouse party. The Drama Club Officers, Mei Lon Lye, Ed Hamilton, Nancy Green- stein, Chairman, Sue Hester, and their advisor Miss Maior, are satisfied with the play, "Five for Bad Luck," which they performed 71 in April. Sopranos, altos, tenors, and baritones blending their voices in superb harmony as members of the Choir, presented many con- certs this year. Highlight of the year was the Christmas Choral Concert when the Choir presented the difficult and impressive "Halleluiah Chorus" from Handel's "Messiah." As a follow up, to transmit the Christmas spirit throughout the entire school, the Choir sang a variety of hymns and carols at the annual Christmas assembly program. With Obed Grender as di- rector, the Choir made a trip to Roosevelt Junior High, enter- tained the Kiwanis Club at a luncheon, participated in the Spring Choral Concert and in a combined concert with the chorus from Strong Vincent and East to mark a very fruitful year. . . . and He shall reign forever and . . , " O ROW I: J. Harris, C. Clark, J. Macrino, D. Cairns, J. Wolff, P. Chapman, H. Roos, J. Barney, G. Swonger, L. Hamilton. ROW ll: M. A. Rathbun, M. Dylewski, K. Mosher, S. Giesler, J. Rupp, G. Robinson, D. Aclams, L. Johnson, M. Whipple, A. Steward, G, Williamson, D. VonEpps. ROW Ill: G. Bowe, A. Adler, K. Hale, L. Taft, J. Cain, J. Fine, S. Giesler, O. Mount, C. Gambill, S. Brower, J. Knepper, S. Grandalski, L. Webb. ROW IV: I. Crawley, J, DeCarolis, R. Gehrlein, J. Swift, K. McCray, N. Adams, T. Johnson, l. Hinrichs, D. Wadsworth, J. Hayward, G. Kester, L. Olson. ROW V: T. Dawson, R. Bastian, P. Meeker, J, McFadden, R. Conner, D. Lay, L, Eller, D. Anderson, R. Johnson, L. Davis, S. Larimer, T. Kennedy, W. Stevens, F. Berridge, W. Kinsinger. Acodenny hool good reoson to be proud of the Mole Chorus this yeor. Dressed in their new idclcets - block with white trim - the Chorus dis- tinguished itself ot both the Christrnos ond the Spring Choral Concerts. Obed Grender directing, they odded on im- pressive touch to the festivities. After months of diligent proctice, the Chorus coptivoted cludi- ences by singing with precision ond polish. Happy is he who con sing. . . life, without CI song ROW I: J, Ionnello, J. Gordon, P. Horowoy, R. Spiteri, D. Brown, L. Culbertson. ROW ll: F. Endenn, J. Moyer R. Olson, A. Sziriski, E. Wolters, C. Wright, R. Gehrlein. ROW Ill: C. Ott, C. Wilbur, E. Bernhard, R. Phelps L. Pfister, J. Gostomski, J. Hort. 1. -P, "ff I' v-Q N . w, 1 -ff' .4 -3: L1 ,M - A' 'RSV 'fi 'lwm s I 221 Miss Hickey, advisor P. Krysiak he pep engineers M. A. whim The nine varsity cheerleaders were ably supported by ten .l.V.'s and by eleven tenth grade cheerleaders in cheering for varsity and J.V. basketball games, football games, and for school rallies. Some of these girls will return next year with their dauntless spirit and continue to instill it into all of Academy's activities, both here and away from school. .l.V., ROW I: L. Ahl, A. Glendore, E, Smiley, J. Fisher, S. Klinkhammer. ROW Il: C. Deck, P. Scott, K. Andersen, K. Burger, S. Andrews, C. Huff. J. Montour S. Lebenberg i K it Marilyn Lancet, leader, Mr. Clarence Swahn, Advisor, Patti Harrison, assistant leader. Twirling batons . . . whirling skirts Directed by Mr. Swahn during sixth period and often alter school, the senior and iunior twirlers daily rehearse their intricate drills. The girls partake in the entertain- ment at football games, basketball games, school rallies, and in city parades. Mrs. Schoenteld chaperones the girls in their alter school activities. This tall one clever routine contained a number of formations using the popular hula hoops. Using the hoops for the theme of their annual dance, they named it "The Hula Hop." ROW l: M. Washek, S. Tanner, S. Bunce, P. Harrison, M, Lancet, C. Wedzik, M, Goodman, J. Pichler. ROW ll: N. Loper, B. Baer, C. Boutelle, J. Ericsson, J. Ciotti, N. Fetzner, B. Smith, J. Zimmerley, S. Taylor, V. Kennedy G. Fetzner, M, Wassink, P. Kemble. Try-outs and eliminations for 'fwirlers are in The early fall. Only The very best and most prom- ising girls are chosen, which accounts for the pre- cision of our very fine twirling squad. ROW 1: J, Brown, K. Beecher, M. Shriner, P. McCann, B. Kidd, C. Chase, S. Goodman, M. Angelo, N, Gabin. 77 William Hybel and Joseph Chisholm, our outstanding musicians, rehearse lor a difficult number. Orchestra Academy's orchestra, under the direction of Mr. William Burger, completed another year of persistent practice and ceaseless eftort to maintain the high quality of its performances. Among the gratifying results are that the in- dividual orchestra members are good musicians, many have now achieved a place in the Junior Philharmonic Orchestra, and two - Kirsten Petter and William Hybel - have at- tained membership in the Erie Philharmonic Orchestra. Twice the Academy Orchestra made con- cert visits to Wilson and to Roosevelt Junior High Schools where they were warmly applauded, and in April, they received an- other enthusiastic response at their annual public concert. ROW I: W. Hybel, J, Henning, E. Hamilton, J. Chisholm, N. Vasil, son, B. Bellows, L. Webb, D. Reed, R. Vrotney. ROW IV: Y. C, Anderson, J. Eschbacher, S. Ellis. ROW ll: P. Sabatino, M. Schrecengost, M. Kruszewski, G. Gaber, C. Verga, J. Dedad, F, Hall, B. Luce, B. Wood, J. Fong, G. Brosius, R. Nathan, C. Nelson. Hetzel, J. Weibel, V. Sampson, P. Kirsch. ROW lll: D. Barnes, J. Vasil, C. McAlpine, N. Wrhen, A. Jame- ...gL Band Academy's Band, which is directed by Mr. Burger and drum majors Steve Smith and Richard Vrotney, is composed entirely of boys and odds much to the school's morale by performing at rallies and at football and basketball games. Though noted for fast and spirited numbers, the Academy Band shows its versatility in a series of Spring Concerts and special programs such as the annual instrumental Concert and Academy On Parade. In the spring, Academy's Band travels to Wilson, Memorial, and Roosevelt Junior High Schools not only to entertain but also to interest future Academyites in membership in the organization. Many members of this band who have been outstanding in their musical abilities have gone on to play in famous bands. Jerry Zuern, last year's clarinet soloist, is now appearing with the famed Navy Band in Washington, D.C. Mr. Burger, director of the Academy Bond and Orchestra. ROW I: J. DeMatteo, W. Johnson, L, Davis, P. Ottoson, J. Vasil, J. Marshall, F. Hetzel, J. Locke. ROW IV: D, Nuber, G. Gaber, A. Ziroli, W. Kloss, R. Bottles. ROW II: R, Davis, E. Winter, R. J. Dedad, C. Carson, M. Smith, D. Nelson, R, Howell, W. Dear! Albertson, L. Niederriter, D, Reed, R, Taccone, T. Forsythe, R. born. Vrotney. ROW Ill: N. Davis, F, Kitzmiller, G. Wells, B. Farmer, Our monitors 1 1 1 LIBRARY, ROW I: M. Forernon, F, Mollery, A. Glendore, P, Lewis, son, K. Higby, A. Mochinski, J. Tolcipo, B. Felberbourn, ROW IV: N Vosil, Miss Golden. ROW ll: J. Krupicz, F. Barney, B. Rutkow- K. Brown, M. Tyczkowski, R. Drogar, C. Yezzi, R. Johnston, C. ski, K. Honord, M Wcissink, M. Sereno. ROW Ill: J. Benson, L. Ol- Clorke, B. Kindle. Sl N1 OFFICE, ROW I: S Mcinolis, J. Bobciy, J. Montour, M. L. Lye, ROW lil: M. Fairchild, K. Wertz, J. Cuthbert S. Taylor, M. Zim- M. Woshek, M. L. Rhodes, S. Notorione, M. KouFfmon, S. Leben- mer, S. Huupt, B. Mottocks, M, Martin. L. Webb, J, Pichler. ROW berry. ROW II: M. Durnbrcivo, L. Vczrouh, P. Szkodo, J. Thurston, IV: C. Wedzik, D. Wright, B. Bens, S. Stoll, E. Mosemon, S. Brower, D. VonEpps, J. Ellnrnbvin, K. Dieter, B. Donikowski, B. Chondley. R. Drogor, S. J. Orengic, N. York. 80 aid the faculty and staff Known as the "errand boys" of Academy, the monitors may be found doing almost anything from collecting attendance slips to guiding visitors and newcomers around the school or replacing library books on the shelves. They are a group of volunteer students chosen on the basis ot their sense of responsibility and service to the school. Divided into three groups according to their specihc duties, the monitors aid the teacher, the librarian, and the office staft. They all help to keep the halls quiet and orderly. Not only do the monitors perform their duties with HALL AND GYM MONITORS: ROW 'l: K. Snyder, C. Teel, M. Hakel, C. Paris, V. Christiansen, B. Paulson, A. Auerbach, W Richardson, L. Spath, M. Paris, E. Esposito. ROW 2: G. Denofrio J. Dulala, D. Graham, J. DeCarolis, M. Brown, J. A. Rosarno, M. Lancet, J. Zimmerley, E. Taccone. ROW 3: R. Mathews, R. Gro- 81 competence and efficiency, but with happy smiles and pleasant dispositions, help to make this school a better community. Joyce Janke and Mary Lou Corsi tlnd their monitor post an excellent place to do homework. macki, J. Utley, B. Kinsinger, B. Weaver, M. A. Ramandcines, P Harrison, J. Kwiatkowski. ROW 4: M. Vaughn, K. McCroy, A. Man ley, B. Kirkland, W, Gregory, A. Beniamin, M. L. Corsi, J. Janke ROW 5: J. Meade, G. Helsel, R. Scepura, E. Belcastro, B. Rancuch D. Kendall, K. Tansey, C. Nelson. Mr, Casey prepares for another new day. Vital links of our chain . . . MALE CUSTODIANS: ROW 'l: S. Casey, l.. Lozor, N. Di Placido, C. Fevonne, B. Reagan, R. Fogon. ROW 2: J. Bilski, C. Nyberg, head, T. Moon, M. Hilbert, F. Fveeman, C. Hiegel, J. Hopkins. Male Cusfodiuns Custodians form an important part of our school family, whose iob is to make Academy sparkle. Su- pervised by Mr. Clarence Nyberg, they sweep and wash miles of fioors, shovel Tons of snow, polish yards of handrailings, dust and wash acres of win- dows, replace thousands of light bulbs, and open hundreds of lockers for the forgetful students who leave their locker keys at home. ' LADY CUSTODIANS: ROW 'ls E. Koper, J. W Bernotowicz, L. Donikowski, M. Holder, ROW 2: R. Norducci, C. Biolomizy, C. Buz' onowski, H. Keller, B. Mangan, head, J. Halmer. Cafeteria Staff When the lunch bell rings, hundreds of students rush to the cafeteria to silence their growling stom- achs. Our cafeteria staff, directed by Miss Dorothy Moser, complies with all the hungry demands by serving a large variety of delicious lunches. Because of the ettorts of these women, the cafeteria is the students' favorite place. Only fifty-eight more pies to cut! CAFETERIA STAFF: ROW 'l: E. Fogel, A. Zuerl, D. Moser, head, M. Walsh, ROW 2: E. Eisweirth, S. Santor, F. Thomas, S. Sczy- finski, Lady Custodians Custodians contribute to the fine appearance of our school. Under the direction of Mrs. Barbara Mangan, these women dust, sweep, and mop sixty- eight rooms, keeping them neat and clean. With many thanks to them, we find it pleasant to study there. Look what we toundl V Lgsq-LQA-mm' ' ' ' " L fir- L . , ' . Ei, 1 . gn, H ' V iz' I ' ..f+'K:ri, J Q A .Kiwi U. . ea 5, XX ! Yi' mf A 6 , N My 4' sk if :V X if 4 , 31 i , A IA . X f 1 m t EAN . ' '.. Y, ,,,. X X K? , A 3 1+ an l .Q , 5, . 5 ' . , , , . gk 1 Lxx, A 1' V. ,..'t',II.'z S' x F i 1 X ff Rx EX' f fx, M K 3 i I l K Z, QT, by ib K ,ly gk' bag gl V,Vz,.l :QA ,V , .YW Q g . wif ff fin,-if T" W n ,, Y., 4 i-- f 5 - . ' img' 7- " X .. v'4"z5r'ffQv g f ' 'NP ff! 'fra 'f '-fvfwf f V 'lf 4 if M71a,af9gf'Tu,-''.1'?79 I nl ' L ' ,kai gg 'Y' ,a ' .5 ,J :wh H! nt 1, . , ,. :f . '.-:M ggi is 3 A 4 .. if , J' V V , Q Q, .T f , Q ' " 'af' " " iy 'E+ 'VM ws Ytfm Q .' 41f"a:9n-Q Q iv! MMM A A X ' K t ja . , A K 'if' s "" o TDOAX -f., 31, HRW fr' :. . X I x X Q.....' V . . R.3,,,,,, Y Photography Staff Members of the Photography staff aid Mr. Rol- linger in snapping and developing the many pic- tures of our school activities. Most of the pictures that appear in the pages of this yearbook were taken by Mr. Rollinger and his competent staFf. The training in picture taking and developing these budding photographers acquire will prove val- uable in their own personal photographic pursuits in the future. . . within the line of service Mr. Rollinger - God's gift to the Academe Staff The lab assistants aid our chemistry teachers, Mr. Giesler, Mr. Eichert, and Mr. Havi- can by assembling the scientific equipment necessary for classroom experiments. This entails preparing chemicals, replenishing the supply table and setting up demonstra- tion apparatus. In addition to this, at different times during the year, the lab assist- ants conduct experiments either to enrich their own knowledge or to demonstrate tothe class. PHOTOGRAPHY STAFF: S. BlClCli, B- Weaver, D- SCGPUTO- LAB ASSISTANTS: M. Strauss, L. Cohen, P. Snyder, B. Diehl, SITTING: J. Freed. D. Nason, D. Demuling, D. Pettit, M. Minor, S. Stayner. 85 Juniors and Sophomores elected class officers early and plunged into an exciting year of hard work and much fun. Sophomores held the "Sophomore Swing" in the boys' gym as an October get-acquainted party. The J.V. foot- ball team kept pace with the class as they completed a successful year by tying for second place in the Greater Erie Football League. Juniors opened their social season with a gala affair called the "Dracula Drag." ln May, they brought the exciting year to a climax by sponsoring the annual prom for the Seniors. Llnderclassmen ' I 1, -. N9 4 + M. 4 " Q ' W 4 ww 4 4' " ' , W QFQQN JN , ,V , ., , H, M ik-1nwww:w,QqE wg T 'rw-','U1"' f wa fijamfwlg-Am he-,V.aeE11'1b'f2i5lyp1, V- 1 ngefagfvfgw w,l,q 5 . f '- 1. ' fu L -cl , ' dw ,mv 'LH A " F Egfefbmfx. J Jw- 'u 1. f-. ' H-vLf'sg:J. 1, L, 'flaw HL L' .uf fs ,iff eg efiag . - ...vfgjf , viii' . Ewyfgff 35 ZA, -'25 2 , .32 Y A, if iw, :ig M, mm aff Q QQ, x A ,, x-kfikilg w , , f X EY V , H ,fi ' F :K uw! IAF fx Y f L 9, . " BF? X , , ,5 A I . . , L K+- ' V , 'rn-fb , 1 1 Q -vs 5 Q Aff ' ,s 5 x , e 1-W -ly., ,. ,, , D 14 Q - 4' K , J.. . ' 4 , 1 ' 5' wwiqzl-a 'fs V 1 f ' 1.-Jmiaww , I , V1 1- 4 ,KVM Q, gy 4 Q J K Y gf 2,3 P if f L Q 1 5 I - '- s -'N M - 1 .K 4 f 3 5 " ,. A Q I K , 3' vnu T? Q ,Qt T G W. Barron R. Bastian Agn P. Baker l. Bcrbale J. Barney B. Baer B. J. Bailey J. Bainbridge B. Baker Juniors D. Anderson J. Anderson J. Arndt E. Atkinson R. Babay Ackerman Adcmowicz Adams Adams Adler Alberstadt L. Baffcglia K. Baur B. Bayle G. Becker M. Bell B. Bellows G. Bemis G. Bens J. Barton D E. . Bevan . Birkner . Black R. Boefcker , Bo n dy Borsf Boutelle Bowe Bowers Bowers Bowman Breter E. Briggs S. Brower C. Brown R. Brown C. Bukowski D. Bukowski J. Burkett C. Burroughs J. Coin Cclhoon Carson Ccpozziello Junior Closs Officers: Andy Crawford .......... Treasurer Karen Houpt. .. Mol Schuster .... John Delvloffeo .... . . . J. Cioffi C Cirino C Clark C Clarke R. Clemens T, Coffman H. Cohen L. Cohen M. Cohen B . Collier J. Cerio G. Cermok B. Chopin P. Chopmon . . . .5ecre1ary . . .President .Vice-Pres. , on A --A W M 3 . - A 1 K. Carter J. A. Casey :+L-Q . , Ax. B. Crumbly C. Dorr L. Dcrvis L. Davis R. Curry S, Doy W. Dearborn B. Decker C. Dehnerr L. DeMorco J. DeMotteo G. Denofrio W. Depew G. Colton M. L. Corsi M. Cox A. Crawford W Crittenden C. Crossland J. Crowell Brocldening our view 0 "" , ii 4 'Patil ..... . .. N .. . an-Fi lk . . -fs J. B. DeWolf C. DiBccco D. Diehl R. Diehl S. Dombchick B. Donikowslci J. Dufolo M. Dumbrovo R. Dursf C. DuShole O. Eosferling C. Eckert J. Eisweirth J. Elfenbein J. Emerman J. Engle M. Epp J. Ericsson .f J. M. Eschbacher R. Ester Estes Evanoff ,.,. . f?1fl't ' '-l .Cl ub W 1 'l R. Evanoff 'I i. sfo V' Fagan K S. Fallon W .f L - ...,.. n Taccone, Albert Ran- and Elaine Tanner find 'y instruction from Miss R-Ferris en, the librarian, quite Grpeuner ul. s we share experiences ,' a ' yang . is , . -.... it 9 1-ff D J. Garnbill J. Gartner N, Gausman K. Getschaw F. Gillespie K. Gisczinski E. Gaellner P. Galiembiewski R. Gonzales J, Gordon M. A. Gottsclwling D. Graves M. Green S. Green R. Greene N. Greggs W. Gregory R. Gritlin Q izfivt. N. Fetzner J. Fielder J. Flaherty J. Fogle J. Ford M, Foreman T. Forsyth K. Fox L. Fox C. Gaiewski B. Gallina C. Gambill Q 5 . ,5 I if nh 1 D. Grove y V D. Guenesch if ,J D. Gunner y N7 S L. Gunstrum 6 J. Hagan M. Halpert E. Hamilton L. Hamilton M. L. Hansen J. Harris J. Haupt K. Haupt A. Hauser M. Hayes Q W 4, W. Hayes - 2, Hayyvard it 'xi . Hea ey is N , -. J, Hebert 2' Q J Q' K. Hebert J . H J. Hellman 1- fly . 'W A... . - . ' - V J. Henning J. Henry N. Henson D. Herrick J. Hersperger N. Hertner F. Hefzel J. Hoffman T N. Hogan G. Holroyd Q F. Huber i R. Huff W. Hulick S. Hutzelman G. Huzinek J, Illig A. ltaliani G. llbiclil M. Jagodzinski J. Janke 92 01 1 t-5 e Qs- i G. Joycox ' L R. Jensen L' A ' . C. Johns 1'-i53i'...f oz K1 if FR Q N A '..' ' M? W . :-. A f J J. Johnson W. Johnson R. Johnston V. Kennedy K. Koppel J. Kelly J. Kelso P. Kemble D. Kerner G. Kesfner R. Kindle sr, Mfg., 1--1' - J. Kruth G. Krill J. Krupicz L. Kruszewslci M. A. Kruszewski D. Kubocki T. Kurylo A. Loricco 93 A A 2,, f is or J. Lciudensack K. Lourel V. Lowson D. Loy P. Leovy W. Lego S. King W. Kloss J. Kocon A. Kofller R. S. Kolokowski D. Komorek J. Kortvelyessi P. Koster F. Kozlowski K. Kozlowski K. Krosneski B. Kraus YT if A J' 9. ls, is ',..l L -A . 1. Lx 'w A 2 w-rf . . ur s in I 53 P. Leonordi P. A, Lewis L. Lindquisr J. Litz M. Litz P, Lindenburger J. Loesch B. Logue 41-'J bf inf A. Mizikowsku P. McKean J, Meade P. Meeker H. Meissel J, Meredith D. Milcni J. Miller R. Miller N. Loper A. Mochinski J, Mogee S. Mcziczyk A. Molinowski A. Mclinowski ...el 'J . Lx x J. Minich S. Miner J. Mitchelle L. Mirchelle J, Moore 1 'Sw F. Mallery J, Mallory L. Monson D. Morchini J, Mcrshull K, Martin R. Martin J. Mcsihios C. Moxumczyk R, Moy P. McAllister K, McCoy 'Q 9 EQ D. Nielson S. Noforione G. O'Donc1 D. Osborne J. Osborne M. Osborne C. Ott P. Ottoson L. Owens P. Norclucci R. Norhon C. Polmer 'w ""7"V S. Moore V. Moore J. R. Morschhuuser J. Mullen O. Mount R. Muffle '55 it i' 1 as if 9 S. Munson T. Murphy J. Noson N, Nelligon C. Nelson C. Nelson G. Newcomp D. Nicklin C. Paris M. Paris P. Pedcrno L. Peterson K, Phelps V. Pieretfi R. Pinkney C. Pollock A. Pom F. Potter D. Prowdsik J. Price S. Prylinski R. Purcell 95 f M Vis try flilf' 5. D. B. G G D B. J. J. N. E. J. B Rittelmunn Roberts Rohan Root Rose Ross Rosthuuser Ruble Ruf Rupp Rupp Rutkowski J. Rettger M. Riegel R. Reddecliff W. Reiteboch G. Rettger P. Rodov B. Roger K. Raid A. Roncuch Looking forward to E7 .. 1' 4 M. Sobol G. Seeger E. Soft A. Sclzello J. Somonko B. Schouermcn D. Schell M. Schick Y. Schreckengost B. Schroeder M. Schuster R. Scott I x.. 'iv A. Seobrooke J. Senowitz M. Sereno S. Seth J. Seyboldt W. Richardson arrival of class rings R. Snyder V. Sobocki H. Soder R. Soder G. Sopp B. A. Spczfh J. Spiteri M. Sponsler I. Stonkiewicz A. Steehler R. Sieele D. Steiner D. Sterling P. Sivillo M. Zuern R. Steward G. Slingl J. Strike 'mgk he G. Silk G 43 " x YA L cf F. Tanner W. Theiss S. Taylor C. Teel C. Thayer J. Thorns D. Thrush K. Tracy G. Tres? E. Turner M. Tyczko Y P. Strong M. Sullivan M. Supyk W. K. Swanson W. M. Swanson G. Swonger A. Sziriski P. Szkoda E. Taccone R. Taccone R. Tanenbaum E. Tanner Setting goals fc 'cz-'T wski 'Rin' '65 iv-I ,f v' J. x if ' D, Van Epps N. Vasil M. Vaughn R. Vendetti J. Volk S. Voughf J. Vuksfa D. Wadsworth M. Wagner L. Wallersfein N. Wantz J. Wargo V. Weaver W. Weaver L. Webb E. Weiss M. Wassink rur Senior year ,Y B. Zukowski T. Zukowski N. Zwick R. Zydonik R. Anderson F. Bogonski W. Carson D. Coserto R. Couison R. Crosby E. Donoski D. George J. Estes J. Firzpafrick D. Fize D. Geiger L. Welton R. Welton N. J. Werner M. A. Whiiehe E. Whren S. Wickershom M. Wiercinski J. Wild L. Willer L. Willison M. Windsor R. Wisnewski F 'YS Rx me L ., ,V V.LV i mi rr S J he g-3.5. -'-w.5..g 1. --f.. .r asv" J. Wolff B. M. Wood P. Wozniok R. Wursf C. Yorrz T. Yochim G. Zolewski J. Ziegler W. Ziegler J. Zimmerley J. Zimmerly J. Zipper Wailu- ,IN K ge g . I . . '57 S M. Angelo J. Anderson A. Allowoy K. Amocher C. Ambrose J. Ambrose D. Amendolo G. Aftewicz R. Agostini L. Ahl R. Albertson J. Allomon C. Allen so Sophomores VV. Angelo 'D S. Angerer K Applctree F. Arbogost J. Armstrong T Arncmon G, Arrowsmitlw R. Aucr S. Auer J, Boby C. Bailey J. Bailey C. Boker J. Boker W. Boker . P. Bolczun K. Bonister L. Barnard L. Burr S. Barry J. Bottoglio R. Bottles A. Bauer P. Boumon J. Boumgortner B. Bednorski K. Beecher E. Behrenbeck S. Beneclci A. Benes A. Bennett R. Benson Sophomore Closs Ofiicers Bill Angelo ........... President Philip Sclbofino .... Vice President Kofhy Mehler .... . . . Secretary Richard Thompson .. .. Treasurer L J. Brown J. Bower J. Bradford K. Brondes J. Brinchi G. Brosius B. Brown D, Brown K. Brown M. H. Brown M. Brown H. Brunson 5 5,1 - igifziy. f 'ein M. Bernier A. Berfges B. Bielonin M. Bishop F. Bizzorro N. Blokeslee O. Blonchord W. Bloss D. Boeswetter P. Bogdcinski fm. -cf Sv X uv' R. Bogert 1 l J. Bohrer an i V. Book ",., C. Booth ' 1 J Q Q 1? Carter Carter . Cary . Casses . Catania Chase F. Cheney V. Christiansen G. Cirillo D. Clark 5 Clark L Collier J. Burgcii M. Bukowski L. Burd J. Burford K. Burger V D. Burke J. Carlson S. Burnett l l E J. Burrows "Wl1ere else did you expect . 7" J' Ccicreuo find room I A. N. Coppelletty M. Curniewski Rooms to find . . 'J F. Collins P. Conrad C. Cook V. Coon W. Correl B. Craig W. Craig I. Crowley L. Culbertson H. Davis C. Deck L. Diebler F. Dellino B. Dellecese R. Dembrowski N. DeMicl1ele T. Denning J. DeSanYis A. DiCarlo J. Diehl Diehl K. Dieter Dinger DiScnfi DiSmnti Difrich Dombrowski J. Dombrowski L. Donofrio Down and friends to make Eller Ellis Emerick Encleczn Erdely Erhcrt Erickson Ewiok Fcbin Fclkenhagen Fcrkcis Fegan Felberboum . Fefzner Finogzo Fine Fiorelli Fischel 'W J. Dugan D. Dunbar J. Dunsfon P. Dworzonski M. Dylewski S. Edmonds R. Egnot W. Ehrer S. El'1rl'1eor1' C. Eisenmon J. Eiswerfh i Q . ..., . " N, Gubin R. Gordner J. Gurvcy A. Geunous M. Geiger L. George M. S. Gicslcr A. Glcndorc D. Goetz K. Goetz S. Gold S. Goodmnn J. Fisher W. Fletcher M. Florek C. Foley J. Fong J. Ford J. Forness R. Foster D. Fox A. Frcnz M. Fresher J. Freed D. Fritts S, Fusch G. Gober 5- K. Gore B. Grimm J. Gorskc E. Grynecewicz S. Grondcllski Q X Rh- D. Gregory . Grcttler J. Green S. Hogan B, Hoimes K, Hole K. Hole J. Harding 104 N J. Hort E. Hortleb K, Henry J. Hess J. Hortleb J. Harvey M. Hoyden S. Hestor K. Higby R. Healey W. Heosley h I C- Henman R. Hllluord R. Hines 1 -A F. Huff B. Huggler D. Hunter M. Huston J. Iunello J. Jcblonski D. Jomes E. Jclrnes J. A. Jameson 105 M. Jichcz J. B. Johnson C. Johnson R. Johnson C. Joint I. Hinrichs E. Hodos J. Hodges M, Holl K. Honord J. Horsmon W. Horton R. Howell T. Howles C. Huff C. Huff D. HUH A i J. Keys B. Kidd S. Kidder J. Kiehlmeier J. Kienholz W. Kindle W. King N. Kirclich W. Kirkland P. Kirsch M. Kisiel E. Kitts Q 1,5 if 6' '--' J. Jones P. Jones P. Jones C. Jordon D. Koczmczrek C. Koder J. Korpinski D. Kelly E. Kelly P. Kelm R. Kemp J. Kennedy G. Kephurt L. G. Kessler D. Keys L- .- 'Off is-'7 nv Sf 'J sf 'A , . n f iff L L L .4 W. Kitzmiller J. Klcsch J. Klcsch R. Klcsch D. Klie S. Klinkhcmer T. Komorek D. Kons G. Kopec R. Kopf J. Kouski K. Kowalski R. Kowalski M. Krche C. Krihwan ... 142 4 f H D ' I for . I .5 L. Krista J. Kroh G. Krufh M. Kubeja R. Kuikowski R. Kupper J. Kush B. Kudlak T. Larson A. Law R. Law L. Leaf B. Lebenberg G. Legenzoii C. Lehan . 'E' 4 .J-uh. , un G. Loyer F R. Luce :T ... 'xt Q . R. Lukowich G. Lyfie G. Madsen 1' F. Magee P. Magee M. Makay R. Malenu A. Manley B. Manna J. Manning S. Manolis G. Manos G. Manfsch fw- L. J. J. J. C. 'W 2 Q E i Leingang Leonardi J. Lesuer Levandowski Lewis Lewis LighT Linse Lifz Litzinger Lorenson Larimer .hi 4 L. McBride R. McCall M. McCann C. McCartney B. McCleory S. Mcfllenaha B. McCutcheo J. McCune B. McGovern P, Mclntyre R. McKean K. Melmler 6 4 X-4 T? bor' N, Martin R. Martin J. Marevitch L- Masters H. Marko D. Marquardt D. Matson im A. Marshall E- Mulles T. May C. McAlpine C. Marshall J. Martin issingl I C. Melter R' Myer K' Melzer D. Miono R. Mihclak .l. Miles M. Mercer C, Miller T. Mercer J. Montigny M. Miner DA Me"Yl'm" R. Mitchell W. Metz er JA Mix 108 1 if , li. A X "Yo 1. R. Mongiello M. Montgomery B. Morton J. Moyer S. Mussett K. Norducci W. Needham M. Nelligon D. Neth G. Newcomb C. Nichols R. Noonan T. Norman C. Norris D. Nuber R. Peterson L. Pfister R. Phelps M. Plovccn A. Pollock T. Post P. Powell E. Prescott 109 M. Presser N. Price D. Probo R. Putt C. Quinlan J. Ros J. Nunes C. Ohmer L. Olson N. Olson R. Olson P. L. Osborn B. Poce S, Pollotto W. Panitzke C. Porson J. Potrone B. Paulson ik 1 .Q is M. Rostatler D. Roy M. Reody D. Reed R. Reed B. Rectenwold J. Reeher K. Reinhold P. Renaud R. Schnares R. Schryver D. Schwab H. Schwartz P. Scott C. Sell K. Semrou M. Sender 110 K. Rhodes E. Robinson P. Robinson M. Rogers E. Rohleder R. Servideo J. Sharp W. Sheehan C. Shilling L. Shontz M. Shriner Kia x Qzrj' J. Rosarno W. Roschy S, Rudler P. Sabotino V. Sobolslcy R. Salow S. Solsbury V. Sampson E. Sauronski K. Sowdey J. Schiller D. Shilling L - sn- , if tk S. Stankiewicz J. Staszak W. Steinford P. Steinmetz M. Stevens A. Steward M. Stine B. Stroker P. Stucka C. Surrena M. Sustak J. Swift S. Sieber R. Simonetti P. Slupski E. Smiley D. Smith M. Smith A. Snyder D. Snyder K. Snyder M. Stephens R. Soliwoda L. Spath C. Spierlin T. Staley W. Swift L. Szymanski J, Taiapa W. Tanenbaum D. Tanner D. Tell J. Thomas D. Thomas C. Thompson R. Thompson A. Thornton P. Titko D. Tobin L. Todd T. Trapp 111 X1 A R. Vicnnder G. Volk M. Vorbcrger R. Vrotncy L. Wndlingcr S. Wahl R. Waite B Wcxll .l. Wcover M. Weaver J. Wcibcl G. Wells M. Welton W. Wf.'ste':rburg H. Wl1ite S. Wltitford D. Wilcox M Wilkosz J. Will D. Wllliclms L. Williunvs N. VVIl'tO11 Wlrwggzrnrolh S. K. Trost B. Twillie L. Tyczkowski A. Tylmon M. Uhlmcm M. Volimont M Vc1nDomiCl C. Vance J. Vosil C. Verge P, Verno E. Vaughn lg 9 E . 9 A u 74. 'U' 'ih- R . . t . ' T -.v i s u-4 tvs. . X I if gf? if -Q wt ' X ts .. X R ' x E. Winter J. Wisniewski D. Wolf R. Wortmon N. Whren M. Yeager C, Yezzi B. Young J. Young S. Young J. Yourkonis W. Zierner A. Ziroli C. Zmiiewski J. Zuern C. Lindquist J. Kennedy R. Nanni J. Manley .S QYF HM Bring on those Junior subiects' R. Shorts W, Skobodziwski J. Veneziano R. Stewart D. Turner L. Weaver C. Williams P. Williams W. Wright E. Keim J. Manning J. Knight W. Knipes R. Lydick R. Grassi T. Hammer C. Harris J. Hines J. Jaycox R. Jones W. McBride J. McMahon L. Minnis E. Moffett C. Morris R. Nowaski D. Nutter K. Owens C. Peterson E. Phillips N. Roberts L. Salamone Q 5 H A W , . "M, im Si x - ? ui IQ 1 Ir n 5 1 . Q . Q 1 l., '5 .. ,Q 31 , - , in-:5 'Z1A W4 , Q: v K V 1- ., ' ""?,,,, 'V . 5, - ax xi -,. , D' Aa 2 My: ' Whig if x Athletics 4 llll .::55!"" f 5 f ur ,Q T llxli ju Q IIN' ' rr Q f A S- e' ' 41 fl f W fa -ea 551: ROW 1: C. Wilbur, R. Martin, V. Weaver, R. Zydonik, C. Evanoi, W. Depew, R. Connor, R. Norcross, J. Kelly, T. Raleigh, R. Evan R. Anderson, E. Woodard, J. Swift, S. Sfayner, R. Benz, W. Kin- off, B. Ziegler, Coach Komora. ROW 3: D. Detisch, R. Brown singer, G. Damico, Coach Ferrare. ROW 2: Coach Tullio, Mgr. C. Myers, A. Smart, G. Gott, J. Larsen, C. Off, C. Vendem L R. Ulrich, P. Smith, B. Decker, F. Huber,h J. Yeager, M. Kovski, Davis, C. Grzebielski, T. Dawson, D. Gunner, G. Blanchard FOOTBALL RECORD Academy 13 Farrell .. 33 Academy 12 Prep .. 6 Academy 6 East ....... 21 Academy O Roch. Aquinas 12 Academy 46 Harborcreek . 6 I I Academy 32 Vincent . . . 8 Academy 31 Tech ..... 2 Academy 26 McDowell . 7 Academy 40 Meadville . 0 Russ Norcross Chuck Myers Chuck Grzebielski Tom Raleigh Paul Smith l1i Whoa boy, that's for enoughl Despite a wavering start when Farrell defeated Academy 33-13, the Lions roared forward to a spectacular victory over Prep. With only one minute remaining in the game, Russ Norcross snatched a fumble from Prep's I yard line and raced 50 yards toward the Academy goal posts before he was finally brought down. This killed Prep's chances for a win and gave Academy a hard-earned victory. Next two games proved to be the roughest when the Lions lost to a fast charging East team by a score of 21-6 and to a rugged Rochester Acquinas by a score of 12-O. Back on the winning path, Academy trounced Vincent 32-8, Harborcreek 46-6, Tech 31-2, McDowell 26-7 and Meadville 40-O, to place the Blue and Gold in second place in the race for the city championship. Eftorts of Coach Lou Tullio and of his assistants Mike Ferrare and Jack Komora, paid oft for Academy's record at the end of the season was 6 wins - 3 losses. Lettermen were: D. Benz, G. Blanchard, D. Connor, G. Damico, T. Dawson, D. Detisch, C. Evanoff, R. Evanoff, G. Gott, C. Grzebielski, D. Gunner, B. Kinsinger, M. Assistant coach, Jack Komora, head coach, Lou Tullio, and assist- ant coaches, Michael Ferrare and Tony Verga, the Big Four of Academy football, approve the pattern of play. Missing when picture was taken: Dick Conner. Dick Benz Don Detisch Kovski, J. Larsen, R. Norcross, T. Raleigh, P. Smith, S. Stayner, V. Weaver, C. Wilbur, E. Woodard, J. Yeager, and B. Zydonik. Grove Blanchard Miles Kovski Bob Zydonik Gary Damico vamp 21 'si Courageous Lion . . . Step aside boys I am on my way far two. Planning is half the battle, Varsity courtmen broke even this season with a record of 9 wins and 9 losses. This enabled them to tie for third place in the race for the city crown and in the Greater Erie contest. Coach Komora's sharpshooters took to the road for their opening games and looked impressive enough to give Academy followers hopes for a winning season. The team won four out of their first five contests, and then reversed itself by losing four out of the next five. From then on it was an up-and-down season with the team showing its best form against Prep in a thrilling battle that ended 46 to 45 in favor ot Prep. Prospects for next season are quite bright as Coach Komora will have four lettermen back - Woodard, Miller, Nielsen, and May. These men will receive considerable help from a J.V. squad that tied for first place in the J.V. competition. Varsity letters were awarded to the following: Russ Norcross and Doc Blanchard, co-captains, Gene Deibler, El Woodard, Jim Miller, Dave Nielsen, Dave Kraus, Chuck Myers, Gary Miner, and Russ May. Russ Norcross Dick Conner Dave Kraus Grove Blanchard ROW 1: G. Blanchard, D. Conner, E. Deibler, D. Nielsen, R. Norcross, D. Kraus. ROW 2: G. Minor, E. Wood Grd, R. May, C. Grzebielski, C. Myers, B. Ulrich, Manager, ROW 3: R. Miller, J. Miller, A. Wisniewski, A Bradshaw, K. Baur, T. Dawson. Basketball Eugene Deibler Dave Nielsen AE Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy BASKETBALL RECORD ........6O Bradford.. . . . 38 Warren . . 7l Kanty Prep 66 Alumni 73 Oil City .. . . 38 Ashtabula . ...37 Prep . . 39 Vincent . . . 43 McDowell . ...47 Tech ...58 East.. . . . 45 Prep . . ... 53 Vincent . . . . . . 64 Harborcreelc 46 McDowell . ...65 Tech..... ...62 East . . . 82 Harborcreelc The ground crew keep our field in A-l condition. Finishing the season in grand style, the Junior Varsity Football team, coached by Tony Verga and Mike Ferrare, racked up an 8 won 2 lost record for the '58 season. The Junior Lions finished second in city series play, having lost only to the Cathedral Prep city champs. Jerry Ward, high scorer for the season, boasted a total of 80 points. Letters were won by Bob Hilliard and Ken Kowal- ski, co-captains, Jerry Ward, Bubba James, Fred Delfino, Bill Swift, Dennis Wolf, Larry Pfister, Benny Wall, Phil Sabatino, Jack Weaver, Irving Reid, Ron Simonetti, Denny fobin, Jim Gunther, Chuck Allen, Bill Ziemer, Jerry Legenzoff, Larry Deibler, and manager Rocco Agostine. ROW I: J. Markham, B. Tanembaum, E. James, L. McBride, E. Keyes, B. Markem, R. Slmonetti, J. Green, J. Weaver, B. Correll, B. Bardard, B. Slicker, D. Wolf. ROW ll: J. Gunther, D, Stalinski, B. Hilliard, P. Sabatino, C. Allen, L. Pfister, B. Ziemer, l. Reid, D. Tabm, T. Larson, K. Kowalski, F. Dellino, L. Weaver. ROW Ill: E. Baum, B. Swift, J. Kirk- patrick, B. Heidelburg, B. Sheenan, J. Legenzoff, ED. Kons, J. Hart, A. Bennett, J. Phinazzo, L Deibler, B. Wall, A. Seawright, J. Namionski, J. Ward. KNEELING: L. DeCarolis, R. Augostine, manager, Mr. Verga. J Football Ready, set, l-2-3-4. J.V. Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy GY FOOTBALL RECORD .. l9 Lawrance Pk. . 6 .. 7 Prep ....... 21 .. 41 East .... . 6 . . 33 Girard . . . . 6 .. 6 Vincent . . O .. 33 Tech ....... O .. l9 McDowell 2l .. l2 Westfield O .. 33 North East ..O Vee J.V. Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Basketball Practice makes perfect, they say. BASKETBALL RECORD .. 43 Vincent ..... 48 .. 54 Prep ....... 31 . . 43 McDowell . . . 22 ..61Tech ..48 ..72East ..5O .. 34 Prep ....... 41 .. 42 Vincent ..... 32 .. 57 Harborcreek . 32 .. 41 McDowell ... 16 ..41 Tech... ..3O ..51 East .. ..26 Coach Mike Ferrare reviews a few pointers of the game. Spurred on by coach Mike Ferrare, the junior leaguers tied for second place in the city standing. As a result of their hard work and enthusiastic play- ing, this peppy team brought victory to Academy in 9 games out of eleven. After losing their first game to Vincent, the hard working Lions proved their ability by defeating Vincent in the next round, 42 to 32, The second loss was to Prep. Nine players won letters: Ken Emerick, Cleo Har- ris, Jim Keys, Ron Porath, Bob Hilliard, Scott Bar- nard, Chuck Allen, Jim Needham, and Chuck Thomas. Next year's varsity team will be greatly strengthened by the addition to their roster of many of these fine players. ROW I: J. Keys, F. Delfino, C. Allen, R. Porath, B, Hilliard, K. Emerick, C. Harris. ROW II R. Augestine, D. Wolf, D. Catania, S. Barnard, W. Niedam, C. Baker, P. Robinson l. Stinrichs. Coach John Leamy and city scholastic champ Kent Baur. Tennis ln a hotly contested season, the Academy tennis team stroked its way to second place in city competition. Three returning lettermen - Doug Baur, Arnold Bradshaw, and Kent Baur - were supported by newcomers Russ Norcross and Peter Strong in earning a record of 4 wins, l loss, l tie and 2 incompletes. To add to the team's accomplishment, Kent Baur captured the city scholastic championship. Coach Leamy's entire '58 squad will return for the '59 campaign. TENNIS RECORD Academy . . 7 East ..... O Academy . . 5V2 Tech ..... IV: Academy . . 4V2 Prep ..... 2V2 Academy Vincent iforfeitl Academy . . QV2 Academy . . 3V2 5 Academy . . 3V2 P. Strong, Norcross, K. Oil City .. 3 Meadville . 3V2 2 Lawrence P, 2 D. Baur, A, Bradshaw, R. Baur. ROW I: R. Salchak, R. McCall, K. Kowalski, C. Evanoff, F. Huber, J. Evanoff, V. Weaver, R. Shannon, T Simmons, D. Sette. ROW II: D. Brown, J. Kennedy, J. Hoffman, J. Moore, R. Curry, B. Wall, R. Scott, E. James J. Montour. R. Kopf, J. Johnson, J. Shields. ROW III: J. Kubiak, W. Sheehan, K. Narducci, M. Krahe, B Decker, R. Evonoff, R. Anderson, F. Newcomb, F. Bizzarro, C. Dushole, C. Calhoun. Wrestling Graduation played havoc with Academy's wrestling team, and coach Tony Verga and his hopefuls had to settle for a tie for third place in the city series standing. Their over-all record of 5 wins and 6 losses was way below par for a team that had won three successive city championships immediately preceding this season. However, the experience gained by the squad this year promises a better record for next year. Letters were awarded to captain Dom Sette, Tom Simmons, John Montour, and Jerry Evanoft. Lettermen expecting to win honors next year are: Ronald Kopf, Bob Curry, Ed James, Ben Wall, Frank Huber, Chuck EvanoFf, Dick Scott and Gerald Kubiak, the team's manager. Coach Tony Verga alters his advise to Tom Simmons and Dom Sette. WRESTLING RECORD Academy ...... T8 Union City . Academy ...... 28 Tech ..... Academy ...... i8 East .... Academy ...... 12 Vincent . . Academy ...... IO Prep . . . Academy ...... 36 Tech .. Academy ...... 17 East .... Academy ...... 'I9 Vincent . . Academy ...... 23 McDowell Academy ...... 27 Prep ..... Academy ...... 46 Wattsburg Golf Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy I GOLF RECORD IOV2 lO 'IOV2 . 6V2 . 5V2 I2 i2 iO .. 6 Tech . . . Vincent . East . . . McDowell Prep . . . Tech . . . Vincent East . . . Prep . . . Bob Swahn Phil Davis .. W2 Academy's golf team drove, chipped, and putted . .. 2 .. .. lV2 .. .. 5V2 .. .. 6V2 . .. O . .. 0 .. 2 .. 6 through a victorious season with 7 wins, i loss, and l tie. The Lions continued on their iourney to success by winning the coveted District Ten P.l.A.A. Cham- pionship. In addition, they qualified four men - Bob Swahn, Phil Davis, Mark Downing, and Dave Kraus - to the state tournament, where they upheld Academy's fine reputation. ROW I: J. Bainbridge, F. Gillespie, L. Davis, D. Kraus, D. Wisniewski, C. Morey, ROW ll: B, Swahn, M. Levick, M, Downing, P. Davis, G. Marsh, T. Scarlett. Cross-Country CROSS COUNTRY RECORD Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy ROW I: D. Thrush, K. Getchow, D. Nason, M. Minor, M. Voellcer, D. Keyes. ROW II: B. Shannon, F. Bizzarro, S. Bernard, l. Hinrichs, P. Strong, D. Rose, J. Brodford. ROW Ill: D. Nielsen, R. Mor- schauser, A. Bradshaw, J. Fiero, B. Farmer, G. Towns, K, Baur, D. Tanner, G. Minor. The Key to Success: Conditioning. Lion harriers compiled a record of 4 wins and 5 losses to finish third in the city com- petition. They then went on to the District lO meet and finished a strong third just behind Vincent and Meadville. Letters were awarded to co-captains Richard Nason and Milton Miner, and to Don- ald Keys, John Fiero, Mark Voelker, James Ahl, Arnold Bradshaw, and Onnie Law, manager. Richard Nason and Donald Keys qualified for the State meet and mode o creditable showing on the State level. Coach Bob Acker will have a green team for 1959 as Donald Keys is the only re- turning letterman. Other hopefuls on whom Coach Acker will rely heavily are John Bradford, Kent Baur, David Nielsen, and Roger Morschauser. l8 Tech ......... 37 i6 East . . . . . 39 37 Vincent . . . . . 22 39 Prep ........ 17 37 Meadville .... 18 i9 Tech . . . . . 36 lo East . . . . . . 39 29 Vincent . . . . . 28 32 Prep . . . . 25 125 Miler Tom Raleigh shows Prep how it's done. Track Coach Whitey Giesler's thinclads, the perennial kings of the local cinderpaths, streaked through the season to the tune of 3 wins and l loss. They added to their laurels by winning the coveted District TO title and climaxed the season with a smashing victory to annex the city crown. Rich Conner, Willie Stevens, Tom Raleigh, Grove Blanchard, John Nelson, Onnie Law, Chuck Grze- bielski, Bill Diehl, Melvin Carlisle, Jim Ahl, Don Detisch, Rich Nason, Bill Kinsinger, George DeSan- tis, George Towns, Dave Woodworth, and Dave Ellis won letters. Most of these men will be back next year, and Coach Giesler and his assistants are looking forward to another successful season. J-I 4 TRACK RECORD Academy . . . . . 64V2 Prep . 7OV2 Academy . . . , . 78V2 Vincent 56V2 Academy . . . . . 80 Tech . 47 Academy .. 85V2 East . 49V2 Let's keep it in the familyl ROW I: G. Towns, D. Thrush, D. Osborne, J. Ahl, B. Diehl, G. J, Woodworth, C. Vendetti, D. Benz. ROW IV: E. Woodard, M. Blanchard. ROW ll: D. Connor, C. Grzebielski, T. Raleigh, J, Nel- Carlisle, J. Lucas, G. DeSonti, sen, D. Ellis, P, Smith. ROW Ill: C. Ott, B. Kinsinger, O. Law, Baseball BASEBALL RECORD Academy . I Vincent ..... . . Academy .... . . . 12 Harborcreek Academy .... . 2 East ....... . . Academy .... . 3 Prep ..... Academy .... . 3 McDowell . Academy . O Harborcreek Academy .... . 3 Vincent . . Academy .... . 8 Tech . . . Academy .... . 8 East . . . Academy .... . 2 Prep .... Academy . 6 McDowell . . . . Academy . 2 Vincent . Academy . . . T3 Tech . . . lt takes a lot ot practice to perfect a hook slide Sparked by the brilliant pitching of George Gunther and Bob Young, our T958 base- ball team compiled a record of 5 wins and 3 losses. This was good enough to tie East for first place in the city competition and resulted in a playoft for the championship. In one of the most exciting games of the year, Academy lost to East by the score of l to O, missing the city crown by only l run. Coach Presogna is looking forward to the T959 season when he hopes the returning lettermen, along with new team members, will bring the championship to Academy. Returning letter winners are: Russell May, Jim Miller, Gary Minor, Bruce Decker, Gary Pitetti, Russell Norcross and George Huzinec. Senior letter winners on the l958 team were: Robert Young, George Gunther, Larry Frame, and Gary Shapiro. KNEELING: F. Hu ber, H. Downs, J Miller, G. Shapiro J. Ruble, manager S T A N D I N G: R Moy, G. Pitetti, R Norcross, G, Minor G. G u n t h e r, L Frame, B. Young, C Evcnofl, D. Jantzer, R. Evanoff, B Decker, B. Zeigler, G. Huzinec. I Swimminc Gordy Schmidt demonstrates a swan dive with graceful form. SWIMMING RECORD Loss of key men through graduation left Coach Pettinato with the problem of rebuilding. Captain Jack Utley, Doug Hanna, John Barton and Andy Crawford spearheaded a relatively green team to 5 wins, 4 losses and I tie for a third place finish in city series. Letters were earned by Utley, Hanna, Barton, Crawford, Gordon Schmidt, Charles Yartz, Richard Horsman, Greg Madsen, Pete Stein- metz, and Bill Brown, Manager. Barton, Crawford, Yartz, Madson, and Steinmetz will be back next year. Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy Academy 128 34 Vincent .. SI East .... . 6I Tech . . . 39 Prep . . . . . 20 Vincent . . . . . 62 Corry . . . . . 41 East . . . . 59 Tech . . . . . 58 Meadville ,... 43 Prep . . . . . ROW I: J. Gartner, B. Strit zinger, P. Black, D. James, J Baumgartner, P. Steinmetz W. Crittenden. ROW II: B Brown, mgr., A. Crawford D. Horsman, J. Chase, J Barton. ROW III: G. Trost, C Yartz, G. Madsen, G Schmidt. ROW IV: D. Han- nah, Utley. Water Polo ROW 1: J. Barton, C. Yartz, G. Schmidt, P. Black, R. Horsman, W. Brown. ROW 2 A Crawford J. Utley, W. Kinsinger, D. Hannah, J. Chase, G. Madsen, W. Crittenden. ROW 3 Coach Pettlnoto D. James, J. Baumgartner, P. Steinmetz, W. Stritzinger, J. Gartner, G. Trost, Manager Academy's fighting Water Polo team, after clinching the city series crown for seven consecutive years, found some serious obstacles in the '58-'59 campaign. The most damag- ing of these were the two losses to Prep by the scores of 6 to 5 and 5 to 3. These nipped the Lions' chances for the Polo crown. Captain Jack Utley, Doug Hannah, Dick Horsman, Bill Stritzinger and Gordy Schmidt splashed their way to 8 wins and 3 losses. Coach Frank Pettinato and returning lettermen Chuck Yartz, Andy Crawford, and John Barton will try to bring the trophy back to the school on the hill. Jock Utley shooting his way to the city series high scoring title. 129 "Put it in, Chuck!" WATER POLO RECORD First Round Academy .. Academy .. Academy .. Academy ., Second Round Academy ...... Academy .. Academy .. Academy .. Prep . . East .. Vincent Tech . . East .. Tech .. Prep . . Vincent Ou' ipectator sports depend a great deal on 'NJV iffitti i all Frraricial functions of our athletics program. in fiflflition, he is in charge of eligibility for fitwlffif cnrnpetition. This in itself is a huge task t,n'fir,'.f: it ntearts a thorough check of each firlntc tm insure that he has qualified for com- rmitizri uriflffr regulations that govern participa- tinn ,ri ',fl'i'ilfi',tic sports, Q ' f d Ns Gi- is 1 M i i-,Y ir i"51't s Wt-f if-L. , - kffy. . ' 25, jg:-rf i..'."- .. 'VT fm. , . ..g .. 4 MJT , , 1..t . 1-ar, 1 .5 -xl' . "' 'Siler' ' . 9 'f-1-'ii . +3 A gr 4,1 Iapfv- . 'gf 'gift-.t 'I if if'l3i531tY.5l .. ,R I vi :,.. i 4. s . L 1. '- ,V .LD mlll' filf' Ki 35314, 4 ' P 1.1" .. L-"tif fill.: i" iff - ,"Z1,4-,-,Q,,-gi, N ' . 'TL 'ir SE? lit 5 1, ' my .N 1 QQ., .. i lruizri , I 2173. 'fi '- 'Fin ..'.:,-I-51.11, - -,silt :' tw - . ri 'V 'A .' ' r' .W 1 Hg! gl i 3' g:J.?.wi" . 1 I -ts i F 'T' 41:6 I VA J .Q l 'll' 1 F V IMC" .-,HPE L- .wv Arm v-it f.riptrnn', Crnolf- Ng-lgon Under the direction of Mrs. Rohit and Mrs. Comstock, all girls in the varied sports activities strive hard to attain such qualities as physical development, good health, a sportsntan-lilce at- titude, and the ability to enioy lite. This is the objective ot the girls' sports, and it is stressed by the awarding of school letters to those who excel in the alter-school athletics. LIFESAVING Every Monday and Thursday tTtty Academy girls met after school with Mrs. Robb to take a course in lifesaving. Frequently, the girls were called on to rescue drowning victims from the pool, using the various approaches and carries they had learned, Naturally, this was just tor practice. Atter they had completed Htteen strenuous hours ot training in the water and had written their assignments, the girls were tested in the spring by Mr. Pettinato. The lucky ones passed and received pins for their eftorts. Twink McDowell and Pat Albert demonstrate the life- saving lump. Lifesaving Mary Jo Kitzmiller performs artificial respiration an Twink McDowell as Mrs. Robb looks on. On Mondays and Thursdays each week the girls' bowling teams met to try their skill. The West Team, captained by Kay Hebert, bowled at Greengarden Lanes. Carole Nelson and her East Team bowled at the Perry Plaza. I Bowling ROW 1, L to R. C. Nelson, S. Tanner, J. Caiarelli, G, Palombi, R. Paris, J. V Fisher, J, Herspcrger, R. M. Mongiello, .54 K C. Anderson, P. Kalsch, D. Robson. ' ROW 2. C. Paris, A. Auerbach, S. Salse .V bury, P. Page, M. Sustak, B. Recten- wald, K. Hebert, J. Milos, S. Giesler, J. Juliante, E. Schatter. ROW 3. S. Moore, 12 'A C .. D. Lyons, G. Kephart, K. Reinhold, . 3 3- i Maxuniczyk, K. Burger, B. Chapin, P. u s Narducci, J. Benson, L. Howard, M. Davis. ROW 4. J. Volk, K. Brooks, M. Holl, B. Wisriiewski, A. Mizikowski, K. McCoy, S. 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Selling bus tickets is another of the many duties of the oitice stoft, Working together fi Counselors Academy was very fortunate this year to have, tor the Hrst time two full-time Guidance Counselors, Mrs. Ruth Schoenteld and Mr. Frei Torrance. This development enabled the counselors to give each student per sonal attention concerning his course at study and plans tor collegi or a vocation. Our counselors test the students thoroughly to insure that each ont will have opportunity to develop to his full potential. As boys' counselor, Fred Torrance displays understanding and patience. 134 l i Margaret Golden, our librarian, is deeply interested in the Rose Krainski checks to see that all books are properly students' development through reading. stamped. Librarians A Librarians iob is a form ot social work. A Librarian Krainski, do this job. They select books suited to stu 'finds the right book at the right time with no cost or dents, tind needed information, keep records straight inconvenience tothe reader. and display books and information ot current interest Our Librarians at Academy, Miss Golden and Miss 1e good of all Parent-Teachers Association The PTA had many projects during the year to oid the students ot Academy. Among these was the Annual Open House - ice Cream Social which is given to help raise a S300 scholarship for a worthy Academy student. Two rummage sales and candy sales at various social functions this year netted S200 to help defray expenses of our exchange students. This year Erie was the location ot the annual PTA state convention, and Academy had the honor of being the only city school asked to take part in the program. Miss Studebaker, Herb Armes, and Mrs. Root, our PTA president, were among those who represented our school at this convention. 3195! Ruth Schoenfeld gives good advise to girls seeking guidance. Mrs, Walter Root, president of the PTA calls the meeting together. 1 Miss Winilred Mong is understanding of the needs for greater skill in composition. Mr. Bruce Flaherty, ci guest speaker in the Business Eng- lish classes, is being introduced by the Business English iurirher, Mr. Robert Fcilkewitz. ability at the students in Miss Kathryn Young's English class, We read, write, . . . English Reading, writing, listening, and speaking - these are the key ingredients of communication in our present world. Without these skills, advancement of any kind would be difticult and almost im- possible. Knowing this, and being concerned with the future develop- ment and growth ot our country, the English Department ot our school continues to maintain its high standards, Extensive reading ot various types ot literature from magazines to classics is encouraged not only for enjoyment and appreciation but also for helping students to acquire discrimination and skill in choosing reading material, Also gained is the knowledge of how and where to find worthwhile books. ROW I: Kathryn Young, Elizabeth Brown, Glenette, McCarthy, ROW II: Marian Blake, John Balla. Speed-reading machines are a great aid to improving the readinc ROW 1: Winifred Mong, Joseph Habas, Lenore Shaw. ROW 2: Frank Necci, Robert Fulkewitz, Mr. John Balla lectures his pupils in the advanced English class improving their sentence structure. . . . listen and speak Equally important is the ability to organize and summarize. This is essential in the writing of clear, correct, and attractive letters, necessary not only in the personal lives ot students but also for advance- ment in the business world. The eltective use of words is also mastered through practice and class discussion. Attentive listening is necessary to recognize mis- leading statements and continually changing lan- guage usage. Our English teachers know that courteous and critical listening is highly important for an intelligent person. Creative self expression is acquired by means of actual performance before the class. Securing sentence variety helps students not only to speak well but also to communicate their knowledge intelligently to others. Slides, film strips, recordings, and motion pictures are used tor enriching the class work and developing a well rounded personality. on Miss Elizabeth Brown is always ready and willing to help her students with all English problems. Audio-visual aids are a great asset in Mr. Joseph Habas' English classes, for they arouse class interest and bring about a better under- standing ot the fundamentals of English. 137 flu l .rf X... ,ahh To know the worle f :D The students in Frank Pettinato's World History class Lynette vonKortt tells her World History classes about goin o thorough knowledge of world problems. the woy of lite in foreign countries. Social World History, United Stotes History, ond Problems of Democracy - these ore the subiects thot make up the social studies department of our school. Through these courses students goin on understanding of the history of Europeon countries, the beginnings of the government of the United Stotes, ond the problems that we must foce os citizens in our democracy. Louise Bliss, new to Academy this year hos mode mony friends with both foculty and students. Panel discussions are cn general proctice in Jomes Hyde's United Sfotes History classes. Is peoples, its problems Mock court trials add interest to William Ulrich's POD classes. Studies As problems are generally the same throughout the ages, a thorough understanding of their beginnings and how they can be solved is gained through the study of history, thus enabling us to be wise and competent iudges of current problems. Robef' A-Clie' "'elP5 his Sfudefifs Quin 0 beffef Our faculty, knowing that this is so important, strive to prepare Understanding of Wofld Hi5f0'Y' us for intelligent action. Through movies, recordings, and class participation projects, they try to make our classes more interesting and informative. v X ROW 'l: Donald Zonna, William Ulrich, Lynette vonKorFf, Jay Buchanan. ROW 2: John Learny, Fred Kantz, Robert Acker. . . spark of curiosity Mr, George Giesler checks over plants in the greenhouse for his Horticulture students. Science Science has had a great ettect on mankind. Man no longer labors from dawn until dusk. Modern medicine can cure many diseases formerly fatal. Messages are transmitted quickly to their destinations in all parts ot the world. Travel is a matter ot hours - no longer days. lt is inevitable that science should play a most vital part in our lives. As we view the ever brighter future ot science we pause with awe. To be prepared for newer develop- ments and corresponding competition of other nations, we must use our most defensive force - education. Miss Ethel Ruhling explains the circulatory system to her Biology class. The areas altered at Academy - biology, chemistry, physics, horticulture and health - are now even more greatly encouraged. The student preparing for a career in engineering, medicine, or electronics needs extensive inquiry into these various fields. And every student should at least be acquainted with the world and its mechanics, for this a requirement for everyday living. ROW 1: Ethel Ruhling, Eileen Wardell. ROW 2: Leo Harkins, George Giesler, Howard Eichert. A Key to Logic and Understanding P Q7 Always busy, Theresa Strauch constantly encourages her students to advance in mathematics. Mathematics The study of mathematics is continually be- coming more significant and essential to the stu- dent of present day. No longer is mathematics considered an elective or branch of learning for the gifted student only. Today it is considered a vital aid to living, and every student shoulc acquire a knowledge of it to the extent of his ability. A student possessing the skill and competence to enter the areas ot mathematics, comprising algebra, geometry, and trigonometry, shoulc not hesitate to do so, since the benefits to him, his community, and his country are innumerable s JT' Rita Russell, a teacher of trigonometry and geometry, Always smiling, Helen Schneider discusses an assign- tries to impress the importance of higher mathematics ment with her class. upon hor students. UAH Hgh" dass' VH go Over H once morelr, SGYS John The circle, source ot many. trigonometry problems, is Mifkovic, demonstrated by Marion Lewns. 142 V 'l r Wisdom through communication Languages Language is the most important factor in jump- ing over the high hurdles from disunity to world peace. Through studying other languages we be- come familiar with the cultures of other peoples and develop our knowledge of their history, their heroes, their means of livelihood, and other forces which have shaped their country to what it is to- day. Frank Necci often converses with his classes in French. x"i- William Rollinger, Frank Necci, Frances Major, Sylvia Burgun. A Wole model of C Roman home is OH dlsplol' in Sylvie Frances Major demonstrates to her Spanish class how BU"9Un'5 Latin Class- to wear a Spanish mantilla. 143 A problem in Consumer Education is soon solved with the help of Mr. Joseph Dutkosky. Commercial Subiects Academy High School offers an excellent commer- cial program which provides the essential fundamentals for students who are planning to enter the Bookkeeping assignments are checked by Mr. Leonard Mottis as he walks around the class. Preparation for th Miss Margaret Pistory explains an addition problem to an Office Prac- tice student. business world. During the course of the year, many of the mysteries of ottice routine are revealed. The skills and attitudes developed in class are ap- plicable to everyday life as well as to the business ot- tice. More and more students are now preparing for a commercial career as a result of the increased demand for higher skilled employees. Courses in typing, bookkeeping, oitice practice, shorthand, Business English, and consumer education are ottered to aid students in their professions. The commercial teachers instruct the students in the basic areas of management, capital, and labor which make possible a smooth operating ottice. Miss Adelaide Sisley uses the bulletin board to demonstrate good conduct in Typing class. 144 business world Only neat and accurate typing is accepted by Miss Frances Stull. Mr. Anthony Presogna explains the fundamentals of bookkeeping to his class. "What is this shorthand outline?" asks Miss Mary Hickey. ROW 1: Josephine Wick, Margaret Pistory, Margaret McMahon, Mary Hickey, Anthony Presogna, ROW 2: Robert Falkewitz, Adelaide Sisley, Leonard Mattis, Frances Stull, Joseph Dutkosky. 145 "Pinning a pattern on material is not as easy as it looks," says Mrs. Anne Hogenmiller to her Sewing class. hal helps her students appreciate and understand art. W Special talents ln addition to the Academic courses, many special subjects are taught at Academy. These special subiects enable students to express and to develop their talents and interests. In such subjects as Drafting, Machine Shop, Sewing, and Cooking, students are able to develop their aptitudes into useful skills for fu- ture years. Drivers' Education teaches students the theory of driving and then makes them better drivers by actual experience on the highways. This year the Art Department has prepared a tape on the history of art from historic to modern times. This tape will be sent to various schools as a teaching guide. Chief aim of the Music Department is to teach students the appre- ciation of better music. Through daily training and performing before audiences, students gain poise and ease, two qualities that are of great value in the development of one's personality. Beautiful music is the goal set and achieved by the singing groups Students learn the rules of sale driving in Miss Maria Weschler's of Academy under the direction of Mr, Obed Grender. classroom before they start driving in the driver-training cars. 146 A friendly smile indicates that Mr. Steve Lipchick enioys his work. 0 0 l'eCelVe SPGCICI CC fe Mr. Olavi Solo is determined to do a good lab. Machinery is a product of the mind that is put to good use in Mr. Andrew Graham's Machine Shop. ln February of this year, Academy lost one of the finest teachers in the field of education. Mr. Sola devoted his professional life to the teaching and understanding of young people. Olavi Sola will long be remembered not only as an excellent teacher but also as a warm and understanding human being. ROW 1: Clarence Swahn, Annette Whaley, Anne Hogenmiller. ROW 2: Andrew Graham, Obed Grender, William Burger, Absent at time of picture: Mrs. Helen Bell. 147 Edward Haas, Harry Ramsey, William Stebnisky, Steve Lipchick. Mr. Edward Haas checks the grades of l Junior Trades students. Physical skills sharpen the mind 13 , wig Mrs. Shirley Comstock, with role book and whistle ready, pre- pares for her next class. Gym and Junior Trades The physical education department of Academy has not overlooked the fact that healthy bodies are as necessary as healthy minds for a well rounded personality. Exercise and drills are used in the gym classes to build strong bodies, games are played to teach co-operation. Coordination is developed by learning various routines. A knowledge of water safety is obtained in pool classes. All these things add to the opportunities tor individual development op- portunities. To meet the needs of all Academy students, a Junior Trades Department is included in the school curriculum. The course of study of this department includes periods of combined social science and math, language, arts, and shop. Perhaps the most valuable subiect is the shop. Here the student is given an opportunity to express his own ideas in woodworking, sheet metal work, and leathercrafts. All these subjects are designed to give each student the greatest benefit from his education, and to help him succeed in his economic, social, and recreational lite. ROW 1: Shirley Comstock, Mory Robb. ROW 2: Michael Ferrare, Jock Komora. l any - gf fW G q a'?- bf , 3 J 553 bf 53,

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