Ada High School - We Yearbook (Ada, OH)

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V w SnapshotsLAYOUT EDITOR Cathie Kramer Ada High School Ada, Ohio Geneva MotterOur Footsteps Through Ada High School 73 2IN APPRECIATION "Ask Maxine!" This phrase is heard many times a day at Ada High School as Mrs. McBride - or Maxine, as she is more commonly called - performs her varied duties. She manages the office; keeps financial records of all school activities; types and mimeographs schedules, programs other sundry items; answers queries from faculty, students, parents, and visitors; and serves as secretary to Mr. Lucas, Mr. Younkman, and the Board of Education. However, regardless of circumstances, Maxine never shows exasperation nor gives a sharp retort, but she is always there with a courteous answer and a helping hand. Mrs. McBride is not an "all work and no play" person. For relaxation she enjoys reading philosophy, bowling, swimming, playing tennis, and listening to her hi-fi records with her husband, Howard. With deep appreciation the annual staff proudly dedicates the 1961 WE to MRS. MAXINE DERINGER McBRIDE Mrs. Maxine McBride SUPERINTENDENT ROBERT G. LUCAS B. S. , M. S. Our new superintendent is a graduate of Bellefontaine High School and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Science Degree from Indiana University. Before entering the field of education, Mr. Lucas spent time in the Navy, where as Lt. (senior grade) Lucas he commanded PC and PCE type vessels. In 1946 he joined the faculty of Wiltshire High School where he taught mathematics and physical education for four years, was principal for three years, and served as executive head for three years. From Wiltshire Mr. Lucas moved to Leipsic as superintendent for four years. In August I960 Mr. and Mrs. Lucas moved to Ada where Mr. Lucas assumed the duties of superintendent of the Ada school system. Mr. Lucas is a member of the Kiwanis Club and the Masonic Lodge, and in his spare time he enjoys hunting, fishing, and golfing. We welcome Superintendent Lucas to Ada High School and sincerely hope that his stay will be a long and pleasant one. 4The Board of Education, elected by and responsible directly to the people, is the final educational authority for the Ada Exempted Village. Members of the Board are Mr. Robert Chandler, Mr. Everett Ludwig, Superintendent Robert G. Lucas, PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD Dr. E. R. Rodabaugh, VICE PRESIDENT Richard Fulks, Mr. Charles Hubbell, CLERK-TREASURER R. B. Cretors(absent) Parent - Teacher Association The purpose of the Parent-Teacher Association is to promote the welfare of children and youth in the home, school, church, and community. r II I960 - 1961 OFFICERS Mrs. George Failor Treasurer Mrs. Ralph Neiswander Secretary Mr. Richard Dcringer President Mr. Jack Miller Vice President 5B. S. in Ed., Ohio Northern University - M. A. , Ohio State University Administrator, counselor, and friend, Mr. Earl H. Younkman coordinates the varied activities of the school system. It is the principal's responsibility to supervise the teachers, keeps records of pupils and supplies, supervise an adequate accounting system, act as the athletic director, and establish some of the policies of discipline, grading, and activities. When not involved in work at school, Mr. Younkman can be found reading, listening to good music, and planning vacations which he never takes. OFFICE STAFF We run errands, answer the phone, and are available for many jobs. WE ARE THE OFFICE ASSISTANTS Gretchen Archer, Geneva Motter, Sue Jones, Marianne Kain, Nancy Anspach Gloria Sanders is a part-time worker in the office, who attends Ohio Northern University when she isn't typing or helping at the mimeograph machine."A TEACHER IS A PERSON This expression is from a book of the same title by Charles A Wilson, formerly of Ada. Just what is a teacher? A teacher is a person who provides others with knowledge or insight. Most people labor under the misconception that all teachers must be perfect, which would take them out of the human state, since complete perfection is not an attribute of mankind. As a group, teachers are quite like other people. Many are highly competent; some possess average talents, and a few are misfits. If we would study the Ada High School faculty, we would find that our teachers mean more to us than someone who gives us "too much" homework. We of Ada High School should be grateful that our faculty is one of which we may be proud. They all are highly competent, yet are seldom given any praise for the many things they do for the students. They attend school functions, are always willing to help any student desiring that help, and they go to the P. T. A. meetings with the idea of helping the student body. In fact, they do so many things that we frequently find them busy with these activities, in addition to their school work. Yes, our teachers have given a good account of themselves in the past, and can be expected to make even' greater contributions as the public achieves a better understanding of the critical roles they play in society, for------a teacher is a person. WILLIAM ANSLEY B. S. in Ed. Ohio State University Instrumental Music Geography 7 HOBBIES: Golf Baseball MRS. JOHN BOZARTH B. A. Ohio Northern University Commercial HOBBIES: Reading and listening to records One, and a-two, don't drag it----- a-three, now play. Cathie, you'd better type that again; I never saw that word before. Between the States. THOMAS COE B. A. Ohio Northern University 7th 8th History Assistant Football Coach HOBBIES: Reading, Golf and tennis MISS ELLEN CORE B. S. in Ed. Ohio Northern University Vocal Music HOBBIES: Watching Jack Paar reading All together now. Keep your eyes on the music and your voices in tune. 7WILLIAM L. EVANS A. B. Ohio Northern University History Social Studies HOBBIES: Fishing and finding antiques MRS. FRED HEIFNER B. S. in Ed. Miami University 7th 8th English HOBBIES: Reading playing bridge History projects help visualize events; i. e. this display of the MONITOR. J. J. KREGLOW B. S. in Ag. Ohio State University Vocational Agriculture HOBBIES: Sports of all kinds MRS. EVERETT LUDWIG B. S. in Ed. Ohio Northern University Biology Physical Education HOBBIES: Photography bowling Mr. Kreglow leaves the Vocational Building on his way to study halls. Just a minute and I'll dot the "i" and cross the "t". I shall give an explanation of the mechanism of hearing and equilibrium of the ear. "Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow......" Learn the above passage for tomorrow. ROBERT B. MARBAUGH B. S. Manchester College English HOBBIES: Reading and having time with his family MRS. ANTHONY MILNAR B. S. M. DePauw University M. S. in L. S. Catholic University Librarian English Speech HOBBIES: Reading, listening to stereo, and doing applique work A place for every book and every book in its place makes the library o easier to use.ARTHUR H. NORBERG B. S. in Ed. Ohio Northern University Chemistry General Science HOBBIES: Reading playing golf MRS. ROBERT PRICE B. S. Ohio Northern University Latin Reading HOBBIES: Sewing, cooking, and translating Latin t Greek Dennis, I hope you understand this. One mistake can lead to disaster. LOWELL REESE A. B. Ohio Northern University 7th 8th Mathematics Solid Geometry Trigonometry HOBBIES: Woodworking spending evenings with his family NORMAN J. REX B. S. in Ed. Ohio Northern University Industrial Arts HOBBIES: Hunting fishing This rule should help you with the answer to your problem, Jeff. I brought home more memories than articles from Italy. Mr. Rex puts the finishing touches on an isometric drawing of a lamp base. DAVID A. SCHILLING B. F. A. Wittenberg University Fine Arts HOBBIES: Music Art HARLAN SNOUFFER B. S. in Ed. Ohio State University Jr. High Math History Basketball Coach Track Coach Physical Education HOBBIES: Fishing It hunting Tomorrow I shall teach you how to draw pictures from still life. Here is where to find the areas which we have been studying. 9MRS. NORMAN J. SPITZER B. S. in Home Ec. Ohio University Vocational Home Economics HOBBIES: Sewing, cooking, and working in the garden NORMAN J. SPITZER A. B. Defiance College M. A. Ohio State University General Math Plane Geometry Algebra Connie, to sew a straight seam you HOBBIES: Fishing, bowling Yes, Diane, that is the correct must keep your eyes on your work. and playing golf answer, but how did you arrive at the solution? RICHARD B. SUNDERMAN B. S. University of Michigan M.S. Bowling Green St. University Guidance Counselor Physics Jr. High Math Science HOBBIES: Photography and working in the garden H. RICHARD WATSON B. S. in Ed. Ohio University Football Coach Baseball Coach Physical Education Jr. High Science The accelerated motion formula is really quite simple. All you have to do is...... Attention I Placez vos chaises dans un cercle pour parler francais. HOBBIES: Hunting fishing. Before you csn bend glass it must be heated to make it flexible. MRS. ERNESTINE WIEDEMANN B. S. Ohio Northern University Dean of Girls French English HOBBIES: Collecting Milk Glass and antiques MRS. KARL. SPAR R. N. Columbia Hospital Furman University School Nurse HOBBIES: Tennis, swimming skating, and sleeping Please hold steady, Joyce, so that I can remove this particle so that you can see to march down the field. 10KSiSiiiiiSiSiiiiiiim! WE LEAVE ONE ERA FOR ANOTHER MOTTO The challenge of today is the destiny of tomorrow COLORS Blue and White CLASS RING OUR LEADERS TREASURER Karen Moe, PRESIDENT Warren Smith, VICE-PRESIDENT Frank Badertscher, SECRETARY Mary Jane Starling CarnationJOHN A. AMBURGEY Hot Dog it THE VOICE Distributor 4 Hy-Y 3 Latin Club 1, 2 Baseball 1, 2, 4 Basketball 1, 2 Football 2, 3, 4 Track 3, 4 AMBITION: To go to Ohio Northern University EDWARD ANSPACH, JR. "Dick" Track 1 AMBITION: To be a mechanical engineer and to get into gunsmithing FRANK W. BADERTSCHER "Frank" Class Vice-President 4 F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4 Dairy Judging Team 1, 2, 3. 4 General Livestock Judging Team 2 Parliamentary Procedure Team 3, 4 Baseball 2, 3, 4 Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4 Captain- 4 Senior Class Play AMBITION: To farm and have a part time job GARY E. BOSCH "Shoulbousky" Attended Lima Central Catholic 3 French Club 1, 2 Baseball 4 Basketball 1, 2, 3 Track 4 AMBITION: To make lots of money and to own an island 13MARGUARET SUSAN BOZARTH "Sue French Club 1, 2 Secretary-Treasurer 1 Vice-President 2 G. A. A. 2, 3, 4 Y-Teens 2, 3, 4 Vice-President 3 President 4 Y-Teen Leadership Training Conference 3 Y-Teen United Nations Tour 4 Band 1, 2, 3, 4 Girls' Chorus 1 AMBITION: To go to ONU and and take elementary education and perhaps teach in a foreign country SUSAN L. BROWN National Honor Society Girls' State THE VOICE Ass't social editor 2 Social Editor 3 Editor-in-chief 4 G. A. A. 2, 3, 4 Latin Club 1, 2 President 2 "Charlie Brown" Y-Teens 2, 3, 4 Girls' Chorus 2 Glee Club 3, 4 President 4 Mixed Chorus 1, 4 Secretary 1 Mixed Ensemble 4 General Scholarship 2 Senior Scholarship Office girl 1, 2 AMBITION: To get a B. S. degree in Nursing Arts FRANK J. BURKHOLDER "Bud" F. F.A. 1, 2, 3 AMBITION: To be a farmer BRENDA J. BURRIS "Brenda" F. H. A. 1, 2, 3, 4 G. A. A. 2, 3, 4 Y-Teens 2, 3, 4 Girls' Chorus 3, 4 Girls' Ensemble 4 Glee Club 2, 3, 4 Senior Class Play General Scholarship 1, 2 Librarian 2, 3, 4 AMBITION: To travel all over the world 14CALVIN LEE CONLEY "Twinkle Toes" F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4 Hy-Y 4 AMBITION: To become a farmer ARLENE SABOL CROWE "Arlene" Class Officer Vice-President 1 Treasurer 3 Homecoming Attendant 3 THE VOICE G.A.A. 2, 3 Typist 2, 3 Valentine Attendant 2 WE Ass't Activities Editor 2 French Club 2 F. H. A. 1, 2, 3 Parliamentarian Historian 2 Vice-President 3 AMBITION: To go to college and major in education and be a good wife and mother DAVID A. CROWE "Dave" Class Officer 2 Vice-President 2 President 3 F. F. A. 1, 2 Dairy Judging Team 1, 2 General Livestock Judging Team 1, 2 Parliamentary Procedure Team 1, 2 Baseball 2 Basketball 1, 2, 3 Safety Patrol 4 General Scholarship 3 Senior Scholarship AMBITION: To get a degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering RAYMOND W. DANIELS "Ray" Stage Crew 1, 2, 3, 4 President 4 AMBITION: To go to college and take drafting or join the Navy 15CHARLES T. DILTS "C. D. T. " Hi-Y 2 Football 1, 2 Track 1 Junior Class Play AMBITION: To spend 20 years in the Navy CAROL JEAN DUDGEON "Carol" F. H. A. 1, 2, 3, 4 Y-Teens 3, 4 Girls' Chorus 4 Girls' Ensemble 3 Glee Club 1, 3, 4 Mixed Chorus 4 District Music Contest Girls' Ensemble 3 AMBITION: To be a private secretary PAULA ELIZABETH EDENS "Red" F. H. A. 1, 2 G. A. A. 2, 3 Girls' Chorus 1, 2 AMBITION: To go into Nurses Training CHARLES R FLEMING "Charlie" Hi-Y 3 Football 3 Senior Class Play AMBITION: To become a successful person and get married 16ROBERT D. FLEMING "Bob" National Honor Society Interclass 3, 4 Boys' State World Affairs Conference Class Officer Vice-President 2 Student Council 3, 4 Vice-President 4 Gen. Scholarship 1, 2 Senior Scholarship F. F. A. 3, 4 Hi-Y 4 Tinsel Ball King 4 Baseball 3, 4 Basketball 2 Football 1, 2, 3, 4 Captain 4 Senior Class Play Vice-President 4 Parliamentary Procedure Team 2, 3, 4 Dairy Judging Team 2, 3 AMBITION: To be a technician in some phase of agriculture NAYDENE LOUISE FRY "Dene" Attended Maumee H. S. 2 Attended Hammond, Indiana H. S. 3 G. A. A. 4 Valentine Queen 4 Latin Club 1 Vice-President 1 Y-Teens 4 Girls' Chorus 4 President 4 Glee Club 4 Mixed Chorus 1 Senior Class Play AMBITION: To be a beauty operator housewife R. WILLIAM GOODWIN "Baldy Bill" Interclass 4 Boys' State All Sports Award Student Council 3, 4 Treasurer 4 Glee Club 1, 2, 3 Football 1, 2, 3, 4 Captain 4 Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4 Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4 Track 1 Librarian 4 AMBITION: To go to college and become a coach and history teacher FERN A. GUDAKUNST "Fern" F. H. A. 1, 2, 3, 4 Song leader 3, 4 County Officer 4 G. A. A. 2 Girls' Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4 Girls' Ensemble 1, 4 District Music Contest 3, 4 State Music Contest 3 17 AMBITION: To workJANNET KAYE HALL Rebel" Attended school in Kentucky 2 THE VOICE Reporter 3 Typist 4 G. A. A. 3, 4 French Club 1, 3 Y-Teens 3, 4 Senior Class Play General Scholarship 1, 3 Librarian 4 Office Girl 3 AMBITION: To be a secretary KAY MARGARET HALL "Kay" WE Layout Editor - Seniors 4 French Club 3, 4 Reporter 4 G.A. A. 2, 3, 4 Latin 1, 2 Girls' Chorus 3, 4 Glee Club 4 Mixed Chorus 1, 4 Senior Class Play AMBITION: To be the best children's nurse in the United States SHARON KAY HATTERY "Donsha" F. H.A. 1, 2, 3, 4 Chorus 1, 3 Librarian 2, 3 AMBITION: To work and then get married CLAUDIA MARGARET HUBBELL "Claude" Latin Club 1, 2 Y-Teens 2, 3 Band 1, 2 Girls' Chorus 3 Librarian 3, 4 AMBITION: To continue modeling, finish beauty school, and then work in ColoradoDAVID R. JOHNSON "D. J. " Glee Club 1, 2, 3, Football 2, 3, 4 Track 4 Senior Class Play AMBITION: I hope to become a successful person and to put to use all the learning that I have acquired in my school years. MARILYN JO KEITH National Honor Society Homecoming Queen THE VOICE Distribution 1, 3 Typist 4 WE Senior Copy 4 G.A.A. 2, 3, 4 Vice-President 4 Latin Club 1, 2 Reporter 2 Y-Teens 2, 3, 4 Treasurer 4 Band 1, 2, 3, 4 Girls' Chorus 3, 4 AMBITION: To work then become a ■iviariiyn" Mixed Chorus 4 Glee Club 2 . 3, 4 Double Girl Quartet 4 District Music Contest Saxophone Quartet 3 Girls' Ensemble 3 Vocal Solo 3, 4 State Music Contest Vocal Solo 3 NW Ohio District Chorus 3 Wilmington Music Festival 2 Junior Class Play Senior Class Play Gen. Scholarship 1, 2, 3, 4 Senior Scholarship a few years and housewife CATHIE ANN KRAMER National Honor Society Interclass 4 Girls' State WE Ass't Org. Editor 2 Organization Editor 3 Layout Editor 4 G.A.A. 2, 3, 4 Treasurer 4 Latin Club 1, 2 Y-Teens 3, 4 Tinsel Ball Queen 4 AMBITION: To get a B. "Teddy" Mixed Chorus 1 Glee Club 2, 3, 4 Girls' Ensemble 3 District Music Contest Girls' Ensemble 3 State Music Contest Girls' Ensemble 3 Cheerleader 3, 4 Captain 4 Majorette 3 Junior Class Play Senior Scholarship Office Girl 2 S. degree in nursing 19KAREN KAY LaVINESS "Kari Kannibul" F. H.A. 4 G. A, A. 4 Valentine Attendant 4 THE VOICE Typist 4 Girls' Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4 Girls' Ensemble 1 Glee Club 2, 4 Secretary 4 Mixed Double Ensemble 4 AMBITION: To get a job for a few years JUDITH IRENE MATHEWSON "Dimples" National Honor Society Girls' State Class President 1 Student Council 2, 4 Homecoming Attendant 2 Penny Queen Attendant 3 THE VOICE Production Mgr. 3 News Editor 3, 4 F. H. A. 1, 2, 3, 4 Reporter 2 Secretary 3 President 4 G. A. A. 2, 3, 4 Valentine Attendant 2 Latin Club 1, 2 Girls' Chorus 1 Glee Club 2, 3 Accompanist 3 Girls' Ensemble 1 General Scholarship 1 AMBITION: To attend ONU, study in secondary education, major in English, and later teach in a nice high school GARY LEE McCURDY "Clare" THE VOICE Sales 1 French Club 1, 2 Hi-Y 2, 3 Band 1, 2, 3, 4 Trumpet Trio 3, 4 Glee Club 1, 2 District Music Contest Brass Sextet 3, 4 Trumpet Quartet 4 State Music Contest Brass Sextet 3 Trumpet Quartet 4 Baseball 1, 2, 3, Junior Class Play Senior Class Play Stage Crew 2, 3 AMBITION: To go to college and then go into business with his dad BUN MONTGOMERY, JR. "Bun" Hi-Y 2, 3 Mixed Chorus 4 Football 4 Track 4 Stage Crew 2, 3, 4 AMBITION: To get richHUGH F. MURPHY 'Murph1 i Attended O. L. Smith H. S. 1 World Affairs Conference Baseball 3 Senior Class Play AMBITION: To serve six months in the Army and then attend college ERIC A. NOE "Harley" Salutatorian National Honor Society WE Copy Editor - Sports 4 Hi-Y 4 Latin Club 1, 2 Band 1 General Scholarship 2, 3 Senior Scholarship AMBITION: To be a chemist WARREN PRATT "Jocko" Hi-Y 3, 4 Band 1 Mixed Chorus 1, 2 Football 2, 3 Basketball 1 Baseball 4 Track 2 Senior Class Play AMBITION: To attend college, enter the Civil Service, marry, and raise a family BONITA H. PRICE National Honor Society Interclass 2 Girls’ State Class Officer Secretary 3 Homecoming Attendant THE VOICE Reporter 2 Mixed Chorus 1 Glee Club 3 General Scholarship 1, Senior Scholarship Librarian 2 "Bonnie" WE Business Staff 2 Social Editor 3 Editor-in-Chief G. A. A. 3 4 French Club 3, 4 President 3 Latin Club 1, 2 Junior Class Play Senior Class Play 2, 3, 4 AMBITION: To go into some kind of Foreign service 21JACQUELINE JEAN REITER F. H. A. 1, 2, 3, 4 G. A. A. 2, 3, 4 Y-Teens 2, 3, 4 Girls' Chorus 1 Glee Club 1, 3, 4 Mixed Chorus 4 Senior Class Play AMBITION: To be a secretary KARL A. ROIDER, Jr. "Big Boy" Valedictorian National Honor Society Inter class 2 Student Council 2, 3 Treasurer 3 President 4 Model Legislature 3, THE VOICE Sports Editor 3 Sports Reporter 4 Columnist 4 WE Advertising 2 Hi-Y 2, 3, 4 President 4 Latin Club 1, 2 Vice-President 2 Band 1, 2 Glee Club 2, 3 4 Boys' Ensemble 1, 2 Mixed Ensemble 4 Football 3, 4 Track 2, 3 Junior Class Play General Scholarship 2, 3 Senior Scholarship AMBITION: To be a history professor LARRY SANDERS "Crash" Baseball 1 Football 2, 3 AMBITION: To be a traveling salesman 22 AMBITION: To retire at age 21RICHARD S. SHANKS "Slippery Jr. " F. F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4 Secretary 3 Treasurer 4 Dairy Judging Team 2 General Livestock Judging Team 2 Parliamentary Procedure Team 2, 3, 4 Hi-Y 2, 3, 4 Treasurer 4 Baseball 1, 2 Football 1, 2 Senior Class Play General Scholarship 1 Senior Scholarship AMBITION: To go to college and then farm RUBY ARLENE SIMON "Ruby" French Club 2, 3 Y-Teens 2, 3, 4 Band 1, 2, 3, 4 AMBITION: To work WARREN RAY SMITH "Smitty" National Honor Society Interclass 2 Class Officer Vice-President 3 President 4 Hi-Y 2, 3, 4 Vice-President 4 Football 1, 2, 3 Track 1, 2, 4 Junior Class Play Senior Class Play Safety Patrol 4 AMBITION: To get a degree in civil engineering and then become a construction engineer or a jet pilot BONNIE RAE SPRUNGER "Bonnie" Interclass 3, 4 Band 1, 2, 3, 4 Vice-President 4 NW Ohio District Band District Music Contest Woodwind Quintet 3 Woodwind Trio 4 Oboe Solo 1, 2, 3, 4 Vocal solo 1, 3 State Music Contest Woodwind Quintet 3 Oboe solo 2, 3, 4 Junior Class Play Senior Class Play General Scholarship AMBITION: To attend the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music major in oboe 23MARY JANE STARLING "Mug" National Honor Society Interclass 3 Girls' State Class Officer Treasurer 2 Secretary 4 WE Ass't Business Mgr. 3 Business Manager 4 G. A. A. 2, 3, 4 Latin Club 1, 2 Y-Teens 2, 3, 4 Secretary 3 Girls' Chorus 1 Senior Class Play General Scholarship 1, 2 Senior Scholarship Cheerleader 1, 3 Majorette 3, 4 Office Girl 1 AMBITION: To be a physical education teacher JIMMIE IRVIN VANDEMARK "Jim" Mixed Chorus 4 Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4 AMBITION: To be an all-round handy man C. BYRON WEIHRAUCH "Sonny" THE VOICE Home Room Representative 3, 4 F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4 Student Advisor 4 General Livestock Judging Team 1, 2, 3, 4 Land Judging Team 4 Parliamentary Procedure Team 2, 3, 4 Football 2, 3, 4 Track 3, 4 Captain 4 AMBITION: To get a good job, then get married - or vice versa JUDY ANN WELLER "Satchmo" F. H. A. 1, 2, 3, 4 G. A. A. 3 Y-Teens 2, 4 Girls' Chorus 4 Glee Club 4 Mixed Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4 AMBITION: To be a beautician housewifeJERRY L. WILLIAMS "Chester White" F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4 President 4 General Livestock Judging Team 1, 2, 3, 4 Land Judging Team 4 Parliamentary Procedure Team 2, 3, 4 Basketball 1 Track 3 Senior Class Play AMBITION: To get a job this summer, go to college in the fall, and become a Vocational Agriculture graduate. KAREN ALICE MOE "Moe" CHARLES E. EPLEY "Charlie" National Honor Society F. H. A. 1, 2 G. A. A 1 Y-Teens 2, 3, 4 Leadership 4 Conference 2 THE VOICE Typist 3 Girls' Chorus 1 Office Girl 1 French Club 1, 2 Football 1, 2 Baseball 3, 4 Track 1 AMBITION: To work and then get married AMBITION: To be housewife and What's About these grades. . . But Mr. Evans, I can explain! Chip off the young block Please, watch the feet! H-H-H-Hold everything!Vice President KEN BADERTSCHER President TOM PARKHILL Treasurer GWEN KEITH Secretary SUE JONES Bruce Brown Ronald Brewer Bob Bischoff Nancy Anspach Pam Bosch Carolyn Boutwell 26 Janet Burkholder Dennis CasperCarol Harmon Mildred Harmon Janice Irwin Brad Klingler (y 9Terry Rainey Gary Reams ( f Sharon Robinson Robert Roof Joyce Simon f irr Marie Plummer Rob Price Judy Shepherd Clarence Shulaw Ann Schafer Lloyd Schick k % Susan Simon William Sonnett Glenn Stavenger Janet Vandmark Marianne Pifer Eileen Wagner Gary Wagner Carol Warthman Absent Chester Cheney Sharon LongFull of Life and Fancy Free Secretary GRETCHEN ARCHER President GLEN WILLIAMS Vice President judy McFarland We're The Class of 63 Treasurer JAN LONG Joe Banks Mike Bowden Janet Calvert Dick Baker J h y Li Tracy Brown Charles Collett Dan Allen Janice Bucher Roger Burkholder Pat ButterfieldRon Crouse John Currey Larry Curtis WXt John Dearth Joyce Crouse LeRoy Downing Paul Dudgeon )Y Nancy El wood Kathy English Barbara Epley Donald Everhart George Fee Earl Fisher Joanne Hall Larry Hathaway Wynn Hauenstein Marianne Kain ■ ». •v w. t; 1 C-. « .« B .. Roger Hill Darlene Hitchcock Nancy Hubbell Peggy Hughes Evon Kerr Nancy Koch Jim Kyvig Cheryl La VinesEileen Legg Lowell Patton Loretta Shulaw Don Poling Mary J. Pumphrey Dave Rayl Connie Shields June Simon i Frank Warren Ron Weihrauch Diane Weller Dorothy Wilkerson IN MEMORIAM Billy Wagner 14 June I960 Russell Hull 17 Jan. 1961 Eva Wireman Gary WrightPresident Vice President Treasurer Secretary JON TRUMAN DEBBIE REESE BRUCE NOE ETOILE HEIFNER WE ARE CLEVER AND LOTS MORE. WE'RE THE CLASS OF Ken Austin John Bechstein Leslie Allen Daniel Collett Joseph Crist Clyde Curtis Linda Dilts Mary DowningJudy Edens Linda Fulks Philip Gose Connie Graham Roberta Griffith Diane Hanson Fred Hattery Mike Hattery Becky Hetrick Alvin Helser Delbert Henry Brad Hindall i Phyllis Hodges Joyce Hull Robert Irwin Kathy James Carolyn JohnsonJudy Prater Danny Pumphrey Linda Quay 1 Melvin Recker Jill Roberts Larry Rodgers iT Paul Rausch Linda Shadley Robert Shields Barbara Skinner Sharon Sobers John Spitzer Susan Stambaugh Steven Stambaugh Michael Stavenger Richard Tipple Gary Spradlin Tana Tipple Diann Treen Joann Vandemark Deryl Van Atta Jean Van Atta Tom Wade Glenda Webb -r k 4k Bill Williams Jack Williams Absent Connie Lambert Mitchell PittsVice President BILL RAINEY WE ARE PEPPY, MUCH ALIVE President KEN AMBURGEY WE'RE THE CLASS OF SIXTY-FIVE Sec. - Treas. MARK STALEY Santos Andrade Bonnie Archer Linda Austin Paul Basinger Paul Baughman Lewis Benton Boyd Boutwell Charles Conley Peggy DeLong Vickie Crouse Mahlon Darlington Daniel Dearth LaDonna Dearth Roscoe Dearth Claudia Clum Russell Dearth Sharon Brewer Jane Brown Judy Brown- Steve Burris Richard Clark Steve Devier Dorothy Dobnicker David Downing Donavin Dunbar Frank Elzay Suzanne Failor Judy Fleming Ruth Fletcher Robert Fox Louise Fogle Diane Hackworth Miriam Hall Drcna Hathaway Larry Hattery Billy Hawley Jeannine Ellison Jay Epley Charles Goodwin Patty Guider Jane Helser Bill JenningsTerry Johnson Rex Keith Albert Keller Ronnie Kipker Cheryl Kindle Richard Klingler Donna Koch Billy Krofft Patty Long Sue Ann Long Jackie Love Janice Neiswandcr Peggy Nelson Gary Ludwig Terry McCool Robert Mihalus Jackie Phillians Nancy Price Priscilla Price Dale Miller Linda Moser Mary Recker Steven Reese Bill Shulaw Jerry Simmons n f ■ Doreen Reiter Don Robinson Lon Robinson Joanna Roof Jerry Rush Wayne Simon Jay Sizemore Cathy Smith Ray Staley Tom Starling Cynthia Stimmel William Stull Gary Tidd Alice Van Atta Larry Weller Carl Wilkerson Charlotte Willeke Gary Willeke Tom Lee Williams Tom Williams A1 Wright James Wright Sherry Wright Paula YingerDanny Anspach Roger Ballinger Billie Baughman Bob Baum Raymond Binkley Anne Binkley Joe Bischoff Barbara Bowden Tom Brown John Bucher Dennis Clark Mary Cook Jonathan Crist Leland Crouse James Griffith Carl Hackworth Celeste Heifner Barbara Kain Danny Keller Steven Herman Charles Hesser W — WE'RE THE CLASS OF SIXTY-SIX President KATHY REESE Sec. - Treas. JANE STOBBE WE ARE LIVELY FULL OF TRICKS Vice President NORMAN FLEMING % James Estep Judy Crowe Phoebe Darlington Sally Downing Harold Dudgeon Don Emlinger w'. v ' James Epley Ted Everhart Kathy Fee Joe Ferguson Linda Fleming Maxine Garver Ronnie GriffinMark Klingenberger Rebecca Hoffman Karen Krofft John Huddleston Dean Hughes Betty Kyvig Linda Lenhart Jim Ludwig Conelia Miller Jeffrey Miller Mary J. Moloney Forrest Montgomery Anita Nelson Sandra Park Robert Plummer Joyce Prater Michael Prichard Dennis Rainey Joel Reissig Allen Richendollar David Ring Charlotte Risner Tim Rodabaugh Tom Rodabaugh Rita Rodgers Glen Schmidt Jay Shadley Linda Shellenbarger Mary Siferd David Simon Steven Simon Ellen Sobers Nancy Sonnett Linda Sousley Larry Spradlin Preston Sprunger Roberta Stambaugh Bruce Tackett Larry Tidd Dennis Tressel Cheryl Weller Jeannine Weller Wayne Westrick Betty Wireman Ruth Wireman David Wirt Rose Wolker Diane Wyss Dianna YoakamOUR PATRONS and ADVERTISERS Ada Herald Binkley's Poultry Market Brigg's Swap Shop Brown's Gulf Service Carl Simon - transportation of raw milk Charles Company Chico's Chrismer's IGA Market Cole Dome Insurance Cole Motor Sales Crouse Implement Store Dale's Barbershop Ernsberger Milling Company John Ferguson-"Grange Mutual Casualty Ins." Gardner Drug Store Gardner's Sohio Station PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY CHIROPRACTORS J. T. John Wayne Morehart DENTISTS A. L. Tipple R. E. Tipple PHYSICIANS Floyd M. Elliott, M.D. Robert B. Elliott, M.D. John A. Kramer, M.D. Robert B. Love, M.D. OPTOMETRIST .VETERINARIAN Thomas B. Martin E. R. Rodabaugh Highway Oil Company Hubbell Implement Company Long's Marathon Station Messick's Printcraft Card Company, Inc. B. J. Shaffner, Distributor Maurice Umphress Garage Leo Wright, manager of the Ada Kroger Zimmer Body Company UMPHRESS JEWELERS Serving Ada for 15 years 204 N. Main Phone 2791 39HAUENSTEIN DANCE SUDIO Classes For All Ages N. Main Ada SUPREME CLEANERS "A Satisfied Customer Is Our First Consideration" 512 S. Main Ada Phone 6261 REICHERT'S MEN BOYS' STORE Top Quality Merchandise N. Main Ada Phone 1961 BAUGHMAN GREENHOUSES FTD Florists' Telegraph Delivery 824 S. Simon Ada Phone 1721 AHLENIUS COMPANY Womeris Apparel 225 N. Main Ada Phone 3501 KLINGLER'S PURE OIL Road Service Main Buckeye Ada Phone 6121 40 HINDALL SONS Roofers 513 N. Johnson Ada Phone 1441 PAUGH'S MARKET "Biggest Little Store In Town" 411 S. Main Ada Phone 2011 MAIN DIME STORE "Where Friends Meet" 220 N. Main Ada'FOR THE BEST IN DAIRY PRODUCTS’’ Susie Crates prepares an ice cream concoction ADA SUPER MARKET THE ADA DAIRY Cottage a !0 Cheese S. Milk Drink DrPepper Dr. Pepper Bottling Co. Findlay, Ohio Always at your service 112 N. Main Ada GREGG’S DEPARTMENT STORE Lima, Ohio 41BAUM INSURANCE AGENCY "MAKE MINE MUSIC" FROM CONNER MUSIC CO. 120 E. COLLEGE ADA, OHIO 42BROWNS BARBER SHOP MR. DARYL BAKER, owner rBIGJOBT Ji. CONSULT US ADA. OHIO BAKER 'S HARDWARE Ifutpcint For Appointments Call - 6531 126 S. Main - Ada COMPLIMENTS OF THE ALGER FEED AND GRAIN CO. 43FIELDS BAKERY Pastries of All Kinds 102 N. Main Ada Phone 6511 STEINMAN BROS. LUMBER CO. Service At All Times 119 W. Buckeye Ada Phone SOUSLEY INSURANCE SERVICE Home - Farm - Business Insurance 107 N. Main Ada Phone 2001 SAM'S SHOP We Give Top Value 402 N. Main Ada Phone 6791 DEAN GRIFFIN AND SONS Furniture and Appliances 953 S. Main Lima-Ada Phone 4281 EARL'S PLUMBING HEATING Lennox Heating Systems 222 N. Main Ada Phone 2911 EQUITY DAIRIES, INC. F. H. BAILEY SONS Equity Milk is The Best cement mix - blacktopping 225 N. Main Ada Phone 2431 RFD 3 Ada Phone 4231 44 GAMBLE STORE Harold Smith - Owner 219 N. Main Ada Phone 6581THE LIBERTY NATIONAL BANK "Where To Buy It" ROUSH MOTOR SALES 118 E. LINCOLN AVE. McCURDY STEEL PRODUCTS COMPANY MANUFACTURERS OF FARM HANDLING EQUIPMENT "Like Father -Like Sons" Dave and Gary McCurdy pose for photographers 126 E. Buckeye Ada Phone 6101 45HAL and JEAN'S BARBECUE IN THE HEART OF ADA" 111 CENTRAL AVENUE PHONE 4521 Lima, Ohio Sharon Brewer Jeannine Ellison listen to the latest "hit" 46HERFF JONES CO. INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA RINGS - AWARDS - MEDALS H. A. POWELL STUDIOS MANUFACTURING JEWELERS AND STATIONERS Michigan and Ohio ' PHOTOGRAPHY AT ITS BEST” Professional Photographer for this annual was- Mr. Walter Wisniewski ADA FARMERS EXCHANGE w 105 S. GILBERT ADA, OHIO 47HUBER FURNITURE APPLIANCES PRESTON FUNERAL HOME "The Place Where Price and Quality Meet" Ambulance Service 232-34 N. Main Ada Phone 6011 202 S. Main Ada Phone 6351 NORADA LANES Come Bowl a Game or Two RFD 3 Ada Phone 9612 DOROTHY'S BEAUTY SHOP Exclusive Hair Styling 611 S. Johnson Ada Phone 2983 BUD ANN RESTAURANT "A Good Place To Eat" 115 N. Main Ada Phone 2681 J. W. MERTZ HARDWARE Something for everyone 111 N. Main Ada Phone 1341 48 CAREY INSURANCE AGENCY Insurance and Bonds 502 N. Main Ada Phone 6881 COMMUNITY OIL GAS Service With a Smile Buckeye Gilbert Ada Phone 6591 PEPER DRUGS Film Developing 24 Hour Service 221 N. Main Ada Phone 6681SONNETT CRAFTBUILT °'C0' OK ; »- £ -OOOOD. % LIBERTY STREET, ADA, OHIO MANUFACTURERS OF SPORTS EQUIPMENT PHONE 6921WE KEEP THINGS ROLLING BACK ROW Leslie Allen Linda Fleming Mary Downing Cheryl Weller Darlene Hitchcock Dorothy Wilkerson Kay Hall Ruth Fletcher Rose Wolker Louise Fogle MIDDLE ROW Carolyn Lambert Connie Lambert Jane Helser Drena Hathaway Linda Sousley Peggy DeLong FRONT ROW Jeannine Weller Jane Stobbe Mary Cook Patricia Guider LaDonna Dearth CAFETERIA STAFF Mrs. Dell McElroy Mrs. Ervin Koop Mrs. Bernard Epley Mrs. Jess Stair Mrs. Robert Runser Mrs. Oliver Fox MANAGER MR. GEORGE BINKLEY A familiar face is missing from the halls of Ada High School since the death of custodian George Binkley on August 4, I960 BUS DRIVERS STANDING Bernard Epley Bob LaRue Dean Moore Noland Burman KNEELING Warren Fishei Charles Reese 50 Bob LaRue, Clarence Weihrauch, T om Ste inm anTHE TEACHERS WON! LET'S DO THE BUNNY HOP STUDENT COUNCIL Acting under a grant of power from the administration, the Student Council enacts certain rules which will contribute to the general welfare of the students. This is done to hefp maintain a higher standard of social living in the school and to develop a spirit of co-operation and mutual understanding between the student body and the school administration. Among the many activities sponsored by the Student Council are the sale of the activity tickets, Homecoming, assemblies, junior and senior parties, and Interclass. OFFICERS Vice President Bob Fleming Adviser - Mrs. Wiedemann Treasurer - Bill Goodwin Secretary - Sue Jones President - Karl Roider CLASS REPRESENTATIVES on the STUDENT COUNCIL STANDING Bill Goodwin, senior Dennis McClure, freshman Sue Jones, junior Karl Roider, senior Mrs. Wiedemann, adviser Bob Fleming, senior Don Dearth, junior Tracy Brown, sophomore SEATED Jackie Love, eighth Brad Klingler, junior Nancy Sonnett, seventh Cheryl LaViness, sophomore Judy Mathewson, senior 52STUDENT LIBRARIANS - HELP MRS. MILNAR WITH VARIED LIBRARY ACTIVITIES STANDING: Nancy Elwood, Sharon Smelser, Karol Martin, Bill Goodwin, Judy McFarland, John Amburgey, Evon Kerr, Mike Stavenger SEATED: Claudia Hubbell, Jannet Hall, Joyce Crouse, Linda Quay, Brenda Burris, Judy Prater. Absent: Carol Harmon, Mary Cook, Janet Duffy David Crowe and Warren Smith SAFETY PATROL SUPERVISORS AID JUNIOR PATROL BOYS STAGE CREW AND MR. REX ARE ALWAYS AVAILABLE TO PROVIDE STAGE SETS AND LIGHTING FACILITIES Larry Hathaway, Terry Rainey, Larry Musser, Don Dearth, Gary Spradlin, John Dearth, Mr. Rex, Bun Montgomery, Ray Daniels 53"Be in the RIGHT place at the RIGHT time." CAST Warren Smith. . . Bonnie Sprunger. Gary McCurdy. . Jannet Hall..... Naydene Fry.... Jerry Williams. CHARACTERS 1 . . Lt. Bill Smith . Dinah Carstairs Archie Carstairs . . Mrs. Carstairs .April Carstairs ....Sgt. O'Hare HOME SWEET HOMICIDE Mr. Marbaugh - Director SENIOR CLASS PI AY der next door turns up a handsome bachelor police lieutenant, the kids realize that this could be the answer to their problem. In order to keep the policeman from solving the mystery too quickly, they give him false leads, and when they find the no. 1 murder suspect they decide to protect him. People are trying to get into the murder house, so the youngsters throw a party and under cover of the noise search the house for clues. They find valuable evidence, but are seriously threatened. However, they not only solve the mystery, but they also succeed in their goal of starting a romance between their mother and Bill, the handsome Dolice lieutenant. Don't call me n'infant. " 'We were -it - - too. BACK ROW: Student director Cathie Kramer, Charles Fleming, Warren Hugh Murphy, Dick Shanks, David Johnson, Robert Fleming, Frank Badertscher, Byron Weihrauch. FRONT ROW: Brenda Burris, Mary Jane Starling, Jackie Reiter, Kay Hall, Marilyn Keith, Bonnie Price The Carstairs young people, led by Dinah, are attempting to run the household while their widowed mother writes mystery stories. They want to find the ideal man for their mother to marry and also get needed publicity for her book. When a mur-Extras Pam Bosch Ronald Brewer Chester Cheney Donna McCool Tom Parkhill Terry Rainey Ann Schafer Joyce Simon Susie Simon Bill Sonnett Gary Wagner Foggy, you're wonderful! DIRECTOR - Mr. Marbaugh Student Director - Nancy Anspach Mr. Marbaugh, I think it should be done this way. . . . s "epicac" - they1 two or three days Hurry up, fella!LAYOUT ASSISTANTS Kandy Miller - Social Joyce Crouse - Faculty Advertisements Nancy Elwood - Classes Advertisements Dennis Casper - Sports Gwen Keith - Music Kay Hall - Seniors Marie Plummer - Organizations The purpose of the 1961 WE is to record the school life and the extra-curricular life of Ada High School from September I960 through May 1961. This purpose is achieved by means of photographs which when used as a record tell a lasting tale. We, the staff of the 1961 yearbook WE, present to you a picture story of the students of Ada High School - their goals, their problems, and their accomplishments. To the Class of 1961: We share with you the thrill of reaching the final goal - GRADUATION DAY! COPY ASSISTANTS Seated: Kathy English - Organizations Mary Jane Pumphrey Social Sharon Robinson - Classes Marilyn Keith - Seniors Eric Noe - Sports Standing: Evon Kerr - Music Karen Martin - FacultyA KEYHOLE EDITOR Susie Brown and ADVISER Mrs. Price make plains for the next issue of THE VOICE. For a complete and intelligent coverage of school news and current situations and for a progressively improved standard of journalism, we are grateful to the staff of THE VOICE. The many volunteers receive valuable experience as well as giving to the student body an excellent example of high school journalism. At the Northwestern Ohio Journalism Conference held at Bowling Green State University, THE VOICE received the highly coveted rating of EXCELLENT. Papers were judged on makeup, editorials, features, news reporting, sports coverage, columns, and art. PRODUCTION MANAGERS Cheryl LaViness and Gretchen Archer are in charge of mimeographing the paper. PAGE EDITORS Rob Price, Judy Mathewson, Nancy Anspach, Mike Bowden, and Cheryl LaViness are the keys to a successful paper. REPORTERS Sharon Smelser, Gretchen Archer, Tana Tipple, Louise Fogle, Judy McFarland, Karol Martin, and Etoile Heifner take a peek at the news. Keyhole views of world affairs are provided by COLUMNISTS Dave Munro and Karl Roider. 58View Of THE VOICE Everyone is keyed up waiting for HOME ROOM REPRESENTATIVES Etoile Heifner, Paula Yinger, John Amburgey, Jan Long, Byron Weihrauch, Janice Neiswander, Roberta Griffith, Sharon Smelser, Roberta Stambaugh, Bonnie Archer, Janice Bucher, Mary Cook, Janice Irwin, and Jean Van Atta to distribute the copies of THE VOICE. ART EDITOR Marianne Pifer is famous for her cartoons. TYPISTS Karen LaViness and Jannet Hall spend hours at the keys, and PROOF -READER Sharon Sobers checks their work. BUSINESS MANAGER Janice Irwin keeps a lock on the purse strings as she receives money from ad salesmen Tom Boutwell and Larry Musser. EDITOR Susie Brown looks over a job well doneMrs. Price, Cheryl LaViness, Gretchen Archer, Mike Bowden During the 1960-61 school year, the Ada High School chapter of the Junior Classical League was under the leadership of first consul GRETCHEN ARCHER, second consul MIKE BOWDEN, scribo-questor CHERYL LaVINESS, and adviser MRS. PRICE. The Biggest event of the year was the annual Roman banquet. At this banquet, the murder of Julius Caesar was portrayed. As a fitting end to the year, the Latin Club attended the Junior Classical League Convention in Columbus, Ohio. LATINA SOCIETA BACK ROW: Mike Bowden, Etoile Heifner, Bruce Noe, Dolores Taylor, Larry Rodgers, Joe Banks 3RD ROW: Mrs. Price, David Munro, Dick Klingenberger, Becky Hetrick, Steven Stambaugh, Janet Calvert 2ND ROW: Evon Kerr, Tana Tipple, Nancy Koch, Sharon Sobers, Gretchen Archer FRONT ROW: Kathy James, Brad Hindall, Cheryl LaViness, Daniel Collett, Debbie ReeseThe purpose of the French Club is to further the knowledge and understanding of French life and people by the students who are studying the French language. Meetings of the club are held each month during a class session, and members give reports on items such as French history, literature, music, and art. Some time also is given to listening to records and the singing of French songs which help to perfect the French accent. Standing FRENCH II - Sec. MARY JANE PUMPHREY President MARIE PLUMMER Treasurer KAROL MARTIN FRENCH I - Secretary NANCY ANSPACH President PHYLLIS HODGES Adviser MRS. WIEDEMANN Seated FRENCH I - V. Pres. DERYL VAN ATTA Treasurer LINDA DILTS FRENCH II - V. Pres. MARIANNE KAIN LE CERCLE FRANCAIS BACK ROW: Dan Pumphrey, Rob Price, Joyce Crouse, Nancy Anspach, Marianne Kain, Dan Allen, Karen Pepper, John Currey, Nancy Hubbell, Diane Hanson, Mary Jane Pumphrey, 3RD ROW: Mrs. Wiedemann, Kay Hall, Kathy English, Jackie Montgomery, Roberta Griffith, Marie Plummer, Linda Dilts, Sharon Robinson, Linda Shadley, Bonnie Price 2ND ROW: Sharon Smelser, Glenda Webb, Karol Martin, Judy McFarland, Joan Moser, Shirley Wright, Phyllis Hodges FRONT ROW: Judy Edens, Janice Bucher, Leslie Allen, Linda Fulks, Deryl VanAtta, Jean VanAtta, Karen MartinAND HER COURT THE QUEEN Homecoming Queen MARILYN KEITH and her Court reigned over the I960 HOMECOMING DANCEY-TEENS CLUB The Y-Teens, a division of the Young Women's Christian Association, was founded in 1931. Its purpose is to build a fellowship of women and girls devoted to the task of realizing in our common life those ideals of personal and social living to which we are committed by our faith as Christians. The Ada chapter is working to fulfill this purpose. In October the Y-Teens send two members on a UN trip and also sponsor a UNICEF drive. During December the organization co-sponsors the Tinsel Ball with the Hi-Y, and in June the Ada group is represented at the Leadership Conference held at Otterbein College. OFFICERS SEATED: ADVISER Mrs. Bozarth, PRESIDENT Sue Bozarth. STANDING: TREASURER Marilyn Keith, SECRETARY Nancy Anspach, VICE-PRESIDENT Cherie Bozarth. BACK: Ann Schafer, Donna McCool, Carol Dudgeon, Nancy Anspach, Nancy Hubbell, Joyce Crouse, Jannet Hall, Judy Shepherd, Cathie Kramer, Sue Jones, Susie Brown, Mary Jane Pumphrey 3RD: Mrs. Bozarth, Karen Moe, Janet Calvert, Geneva Motter, Barbara Montgomery, Darlene Hitchcock, Brenda Burris, Kandy Miller, Cherie Bozarth, Sue Bozarth, Carol Warthman 2ND: Marilyn Keith, Naydene Fry, Karol Martin, Ruby Simon, Carol Harmon, Mildred Harmon, Judy Weller FRONT: Karen Martin, Mary Jane Starling, Janice Irwin, Nancy Elwood, Jackie Reiter, Gwen Keith, Eileen Legg 63 Hl-Y ORGANIZATION The Ada Hi-Y, an organization of sophomore, junior, and senior boys, is organized to "create, maintain, and extend throughout the school and community high standards of Christian character". Meetings are held twice each month and its various activities include special interest trips, service projects, educational programs, athletics, and participation with other Hi-Y clubs in conferences and rallies. OFFICERS Warren Smith Vice Dick Shanks Dennis Chandler Tom Parkhill FRONT ROW Mr. Norberg Karl Roider President Treasurer Chaplain Secretary Adviser President BACK ROW: Mr. Norberg, Gary Reams, Tom Parkhill, Warren Smith, Calvin Conley, Dennis Chandler, Eric Noe, Glen Williams 3RD ROW: John Knell, Brad Klingler, Warren Pratt, Dick Shanks, Lloyd Schick, Bob Fleming, Bob Shields 2ND ROW: Bun Montgomery, Mike Bowden, Bruce Brown, Dennis Casper, Gary Wagner, Karl Roider FRONT ROW:Bobby Roof, Wynn Hauenstein, Mike Failor, Earl Fisher, Joe Banks 65GIRLS’ -------- ATHLETIC ADVISER Mrs. Ludwig TREASURER Cathie Kramer ASSOCIATION SECRETARY Judy Shepherd OFFICERS VICE PRESIDENT Marilyn Keith PRESIDENT Gwen Keith The Girls' Athletic Association is one of the most rewarding sports activities of Ada High, not only for the girls who are outstanding athletes, but also for those who just enjoy participating. The girls take part in volleyball, basketball, softball and kickball. Two annual events are the GAA Valentine Dance and the Mother-Daughter Banquet, at which time the highly prized awards are presented. Members of the G. A. A. are BACK ROW: Mrs. Ludwig, Peggy Hughes, Janice Irwin, Carolyn Boutwell, Karen LaViness, Nay-dene Fry, Susie Simon, Marie Plummer, Kandy Miller, Sharon Robinson, Pam Bosch, Judy Mat -hewson, Joyce Simon, Jackie Reiter, Gwen Keith. 3RD ROW: Marilyn Keith, Sue Bozarth, BrendaBur-ris, Sue Jones, Cheryl McAlpin, Jannet Hall Nancy Anspach, Judy Shepherd, Cathie Kramer, Susie Brown, Kay Hall. 2ND ROW: Loretta Shulaw, Cherie Bozarth, Geneva Motter, Kathy English, Dolores Taylor, Dorothy Wilkerson, Joyce Crouse, Jan Long, Gretchen Archer, Linda Staley, Evon Kerr. FRONT: Barbara Montgomery, Nancy Elwood, Janice Bucher, Cheryl LaViness, Karol Martin, Sharon Smelser, Judy McFarland, Mary Jane Starling.G.A.A. QUEEN of HEARTS "My Funny Valentine" was the theme of the 1961 Valentine Dance sponsored by the Girls' Athletic Association. The walls of the multi-purpose room were decked with funny-faced hearts and clever valentine messages. The Queen, with her attendants and many subjects, danced to the music of the ONU "Northmen". The Valentine Dance is an annual affair, and each year it seems to be more enjoyable. OTHER HEARTS BEAT IN TUNE Escort Queen THE PRINCESSES AND Senior Princess KAREN LaVINESS and escort Glen Williams Junior Princess JANICE IRWIN and escort Terry Rainey GARY BOSCH NAYDENE FRYF. F. A. BACK ROW Ken Badertscher Gary Reams John Nelson Charles Hubbell Dick Shanks Brad Klingler Bob Fleming 3RD ROW Frank Badertscher Bruce Brown Gary Eckenrode Ron Weihrauch Don Everhart Jerry Williams Byron Weihrauch 2ND ROW Mr. J. J. Kreglow Gary Wright Wynn Hauenstein Calvin Conley Jim Treen Ron Crouse FRONT ROW Paul Rausch George Fee Delbert Henry Roger Burkholder Chester Cheney The purpose of the Future Farmers of America is to promote rural and agricultural leadership. Boys enrolled in Vocational Agriculture have the opportunity to gain skills and abilities in many areas. Farm machinery adjustment and repair is a skill which is always helpful. Parliamentary Procedure, Livestock and Land Judging, Public Speaking, and Engineering are part of the regular class work; in addition, contests in the above fields are held at the County, District, and State level each year. Doing a creditable job on any of these teams is a worthwhile achievement. The motto of the FFA is "Learning to do, Doing to learn; Earning to live. Living to serve". OFFICERS Back: REPORTER Frank Badertscher, SENTINEL Gary Reams, ADVISER J. J. Kreglow, TREASURER Dick Shanks, STUDENT ADVISER Byron Weihrauch Front: SECRETARY Gary Eckenrode, PRESIDENT Jerry Williams, VICE PRESIDENT Bob FlemingBACK ROW Barbara Skinner Sharon Long Linda Dilts Loretta Shulaw Brenda Burris Marie Plummer Darlene Hitchcock Connie Shields Linda Quay Fern Gudakunst Carol Dudgeon Jo Ann Vandemark 3RD ROW Mrs. Spitzer Judy Weller Mildred Harmon Susan Stambaugh Jill Roberts Peggy Hughes Judy Prater Jan Long Susie Simon Barbara Epley 2ND ROW Karen Plummer Linda Staley Janet Duffy Pam Bosch Karen LaViness Mary Downing Eileen Wagner Janet Vandemark Connie Graham AMERICA F. H. A. FRONT ROW Anita Long, Judy Mathewson, Cheryl LaViness, Joyce Simon, Carolyn Johnson, Martha Koop June Simon 1961 F.H.A. AND BANQUET Future Homemakers of America is an organization which offers high school girls an opportunity for further development of the students' wishes for planning and carrying out activities related to homemaking. Programs include lectures, demonstrations, and projects which help the girls to become better family members, world citizens and leaders. OUR OFFICERS i @ SECRETARY Marie Plummer, TREASURER Peggy Hughes, REPORTER Janet Vandemark,VICE-PRESIDENT Eileen Wagner, SONG LEADER Fern Gudakunst, CHAPTER PHOTOGRAPHER Jo Ann Vandemark, PARLIAMENTARIAN HISTORIAN Joyce Simon, PRESIDENT Judy Mathewson,ADVISOR Mrs. Spitzer.TOM PARKHILL Junior Winner - Essay GENEVA MOTTER Junior Winner - Reading JUNIORS WIN INTERCLASS Fifty-Fifth INTERCLASS CONTEST Founded by Dr. C. H. Freeman Ada High School Auditorium April 28, 1961 7:30 P. M. Introduction - - - Mr. Earl Younkman High School Principal ESSAY Marianne Kain - Sophomore If Freedom Is to Survive Tom Parkhill ----- Junior The Circle In Life Robert Fleming - Senior Time On Our Hands JUDY SHEPHERD Junior Winner - Short Story 4 M MIKE BOWDEN Sophomore Winner - Oration JUNIOR CLASS PRESIDENT Tom Parkhill receives the Interclass Cup from Bob Fleming of the Student Council SHORT STORY Judy Shepherd.......................Junior Of Such Is the Kingdom of Heaven Cathie Kramer s Senior The Boy With a Dirty Face Patrick Butterfield - Sophomore Destroyed Plans Vocal Solo—Friend O Mine, Wilfred Sanderson ------ Cheryl Kindle Piano Solo—Valse, Chopin - Jacqueline Love Vocal Solo—Over the Rainbow, Arlen - Karen Martin ORATION William Goodwin - An American Disgrace Michael Bowden - Laos: World Trouble Spot John Knell - World War III: A War for Mens Minds READING Gretchen Archer - The Funeral Scene from Julius Caesar Geneva Motter - Talkative Tilly Bonnie Rae Sprunger - Eight On a Pass Senior Sophomore Junior Sophomore Junior SOPHOMORE TEAM Senior T at Butterfield, Gretchen Archer, Marianne Kain, Mike Bowden JUNIOR TEAM Motter, Shepherd, Knell, Parkhill SENIOR TEAM Sprunger Goodwin, Kramer, Fleming-INTERCLASS- DECORATIONS SKITS The SENIOR'S delightful trip around the world WON THE SKIT. The Senior's decoration of the lower hall consisted of a three-foot trophy from which grew a bouquet of pictures of the Senior contestants. The theme of the Junior decorations was Spring - a spring garden, a shining sun, flying birds, and a lovely little cottage surrounded by fleecy clouds. The Juniors presented a take off on a modern TV talent show. A WIN iNTItt The combination of a ladder of success, a bracelet of charms (a charm for each contestant), several famous book titles, and clever cartoons WON THE PRIZE for the SOPHOMORES. A timely portrayal of a Civil War scene - The North and the South surrendering to each other - was the Sophomore skit. 8k On the night of May 13th a transformation took place as the gymnasium was changed into "Gaie Paree!" As one sat in a small sidewalk cafe, the Eiffel Tower was visible in the distance. In this romantic setting, couples danced to the music of the Northmen from ONU. Following the dance, The Great Imposter was shown at the Ada Theater. Bowling was next on the list of activities, and at the end of a perfect "Evening in Paris" there was a five o' clock breakfast served by the parents of the junior class -then "Au revoir. " An Evening In Paris Junior - Senior PromFRONT ROW: Bill Williams, Lloyd Boutwell, Dennis Burris, Bun Montgomery, Don Everhart, Jim Treen, Dennis McClure 2ND ROW: Larry Brown, Gary Bosch, Mike Failor, Wynn Hauenstein, Greg Campbell, Pat Butterfield, Tracy Brown, Earl Fisher, Dennis Chandler 3RD ROW: COACH Richard Watson, Larry Hathaway, Dan Allen, Robert Irwin, Bruce Brown, Bill Goodwin, Karl Roider, John Amburgey, COACH Tom Coe TOP ROW: Brad Klingler, Byron Weihrauch, Robert Fleming, Gary Reams, David Rayl, Glen Williams, Tom Parkhill, David Johnson, Bob Shields SCHEDULE Visitors Carey Kenton Bluffton Hardin Northern Perry Hicksville Bath Lafayette Delphos St. John TOTALS 61 WON - Assistant Coach Thomas Coe and Head Coach Richard Watson plan strategy for an up-coming game.BUN MONTGOMERY Guard BOB FLEMING - Tackle BILL GOODWIN Halfback JOHN AMBURGEY Halfback SENIOR LETTERMEN GARY BOSCH - Halfback DAVID JOHNSON - Tackle BYRON WEIHRAUCH - Guard ' O improving ounaogi Whitewash Perry ADA — Ada High’s proving football team wa ry, 42-0 bore Friday n third consecutive triv The Bulldogs, whe slow start by tying taking a 36-8 blast have polished off ra Northern and now Perry in ’ast three appearances. Tty 40 or more points in tt irst year of Bl fees B ufffon ! back . f « » u'u"TOn, 7 v lutfton 4n B c- f. ® UdogS Arfa minutes anrl V ' “- r -J JJJ tmck in (h v , 1° the Ic»d when h PUl ,hp p,r tes »!, z XX; a crackcd over 'nvrmljf 1 - '■ "" br™k «« r„, “ 5X !5!? « • even, «°P«i‘uD «£ 2? P«». Ho ”rc 40 .0SC SPSS e,„,nc SST5 ££ » i Ml afKi. JJfJJ 188 ards anoU»er and leammai o hl( ked rf nd through :he ,n« fell on if. ma,e B°b Flem.jBluff AniKi. ________ 4 in four es’ lone ocal. .fter three .for three ,e final qua d a wide a i, piling up 19 y’s three and »:i. modorcs. 280 j ed to a singfi i team gaW cm ed i .. I He hauled I rkhiJI. « o4 limax a 70-j rammed the I -yard drive, for the e first and Pi he feat after1 ■ ■- m paraded 75 D, Parkhill sf time lead, thill tallied !. :!i.i. ter spit fi -»in rhe font pass intoreef the hall al r I' p i S I by Bill Goot logs at the s latfir.Anthll Amburgey, Goodwin Lead Ada Past Bath ADA — Ada’s Bulldogs, led by) horse for the Wildcats, ca the running of John Amburgey on 7 of 10 running plays, and Bill Goodwin, defeated Bath slammed across from the 5. 20-6 in a non-league encounter here Friday night. Goodwin opened the scoring in the first quarter on a 18-yard dash over right tackle. Run try for extra points failed. In the second period, defensive right end Tom Parkhill blocked a Bath punt on the Bath 15. and on the next play halfback Amburgey went the distance for a touchdown. Goodwin added the ing the drive. Clark also pr 20 yards to Vcm Phipps to Bath a first down on the Clark then carried five con tive times to drive to the 5 Bath’s running try for t points fell short. Ada dominated the game, ing 166 yards rushing to B 91. and chalking up 13 downs to the visitors 9. Top defenders for Ada linebacker Mike Failor and i Surprises din-Northern DUE - Underdog Ada up a sensational defense me off with an 8-7 victory reviously undefeated Hard-hern in a high school foot-wne here Saturday night, in • Northern scored a jwn in the first quarter on Ada hammered yarn iui second-period touchdown, John Amburgey drilling the final six yards. Amburgey then added the deciding extra points on a run. Ada’s defense, led by guard Jim Failor, linebacker Brad Klingler, halfback Gary Bosch and tackle Tim Troon, repelled the powerful Polar Bears three times inside the Bulldog five. Once, H-N had two downs to make a foot and couldn’t do it. Treen blocked a Polar Bear field goal attempt in the dying minutes. Ad H-N ........... 0 8 ........... 7 0 TOUCHDOWNS Ad —Amburgry (6-yard run). H-N—Burnworth (40-yard run). extra points. T» ...... A — LETTERMEN JIM TREEN - End NIGHT DAN ALLEN - Halfback BRAD KLINGLER - Guard DENNIS CHANDLER - Tackle1 HOMECOMING I960 ATTENDANTS The Queen and her attendants Debbie Reese - 9th Sharon Smelser - 10th Gwen Keith - 11th Bonnie Price - 12th saw Ada defeat Perry in an exciting game. Additional honors awaited the Queen and her court at the Homecoming Dance the following evening. MARILYN KEITH received the crown as I960 HOMECOMING QUEEN from co-captains Bill Goodwin Bob FlemingVICTORY! VICTORY! 1 IS OUR CRY! SUE JONES | Our cheerleaders, coached by Mrs. Ludwig, boosted school spirit at every opportunity, and they backed the team with equal vigor through both victories and defeats. Their tasks were many- -encouraging good attend - ance at the games.........stressing good sportsmanship at all times. . . . learning new and novel yells....and lending a helping hand to the junior cheerleaders, who are. also to be congratulated for a job well done. IN ACTION DURING THE FOOTBALL SEASONA Salute To A Fine Team SEASON'S RECORD Ada 64 Spencerville 52 Ada 52 Gomer 45 Ada 49 Bath 47 Ada 59 Delphos Jeff. 44 Ada 61 Kenton 65 Ada 60 Beaverdam 59 Ada 46 Lafayette 33 Ada 49 Hardin North. 59 Ada 47 Bluffton 38 Ada 63 Harrod 69 Ada 50 Wapakoneta 40 Ada 63 Forest 62 Ada 63 Perry 70 Ada 34 Elida 50 Ada 63 Forest 38 TOURNAMENT Ada 48 Arlington 34 Ada 64 McGuffey 48 Holiday Tourney Ada 48 Roundhead 50 VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM Bill Brad Gary Tom Dave Ken Dennis Bruce Frank GOODWIN KLINGLER REAMS PARKHILL ftAYL BADERTSCHER CHANDLER BROWN BADERTSCHER Mgr. Ron Weihrauch, Coach Snouffer, Mgr. Earl FisherBASKETBALL - 1960 1961 The varsity basketball team of Ada High School ended the season with a record of 12 wins and 6 losses (7-3 in the Northwest Conference games and 5-2 in non-conference competition). Our team entered the Hardin County Tournament with a record of 11-5 and finished with the 12-6 record. The Bulldogs were successful in their match with McGuffy, but were not able to come up with a win over Roundhead. Frank Badertscher was selected for the first team of the Northwest Conference by both the Lima News and the Lima Citizen. He also was chosen for the "All Star" team by the Toledo Blade. The junior varsity ended the season with an 8-6 record. LETTEBMEN Coach HARLAN SNOUFFER FRANK BADERTSCHER BILL GOODWIN GARY REAMS KEN BADERTSCHER 81 DAVE RAYL TOM PARKHILLBrad Hindall, Tom Wade, John Currey, Bob Irwin, Dennis McClure, Glen Williams, Charles Hubbell, Dan Rayl, Dennis Burris, Don Everhart, Dan Allen, Greg Campbell, Tracy Brown, Daniel Collett, Manager Leroy Downing, Mr. Rex, Coach CHEERLEADERS MANAGERS Judy McFarland, Roberta Griffith, Jan Long Ron Weihrauch, Leroy Downing, Earl Fisher Gwen Keith, Debbie Reese 82BACK ROW: COACH Watson, Glen Williams, Dave Rayl, Tom Parkhill, Dan Rayl, Ken Badertscher MIDDLE ROW: Dennis McClure, Dan Allen, John Amburgey, Brad Klingler, Bill Goodwin, Bob Fleming, Charles Collett FRONT ROW: Bob Irwin, Tracy Brown, Don Poling, Jon Truman, Frank Badertscher COACH SNOUFFER, Lloyd Schick, Byron Weihrauch, Terry Rainey, Bruce Brown, John Nelson, Tom Wade, Warren Smith, Mike Failor, Gary Reams, Ron Weihrauch, Dave Johnson, Joe Banks, Bun Montgomery, Bob Shields, managers Earl Fisher John Knell The BASEBALL TEAM completed the 1961 season with a record of 6-2, winning 5 of the 6 in the last inning. Ada went to the finals of the sectional but was defeated by Mt.Victory. With a short season and poor weather, our TRACK TEAM finished the year with a 2-2 record Bruce Brown, one of the seven lettermen, was high point man on the team. C 1 — mBL v i ( .A. J — ' ] U i - . 8 a ft £ Ed "The Smith, Reams, Big Four" B. Weihrauch, Brown. 83CHEERLEADERS Jane Stobbe, Rebecca Hoffman, Judy Fleming Susie Failor, Diane Wyss Junior High 2ND ROW: Larry Weller, Bill Rainey, Ray Staley, Ron Kipker, Boyd Boutwell, Steve Burris, Jay Sizemore, Terry Johnson, Richard Klingler BOTTOM ROW: Carl Wilkerson, James Wright, Tom Rodabaugh, Tim Rodabaugh, Danny Keller, 84 Billie Baughman, Preston Sprunger, Dennis Rainey, Joe Bischoff, Mark Klingenberger FOOTBALL BACK ROW Tom Williams Charles Goodwin Gary Ludwig Bill Rainey Steve Burris Ray Staley Richard Klingler Kenneth Amburgey MIDDLE ROW John Bucher Carl Hackworth Norman Fleming Robert Plummer Dennis Tressel Robert Baum BOTTOM ROW James Wright Mark Klingenberger Preston Sprunger Jim Ludwig Billie Baughman BASKETBAL BACK ROW COACH Snouffer Dennis Tressel Jay Shadley Joel Reissig David Simon Kenneth Amburgey Norman Fleming Danny Anspach Tom Starling James Griffith Robert Baum Jim Ludwig 3RD ROW Jon Truman Albert Keller Charles Goodwin Tom Williams Forrest Montgomery Gary Ludwig Steven Simon Bill Hawley Jerry SimmonsTHE ADA HIGH SCHOOL BAND WOODWINDS BRASS Archer, Bonnie Archer, Gretchen Bozarth, Cherie Bozarth, Sue Bucher, Janice Clum, Claudia Crist, Joseph Crouse, Joyce English, Kathy Failor, Suzanne Fleming, Judy Hodges, Phyllis PERCUSSION Dunbar, Donavin Hackworth, Diane Long, Jan Martin, Karen Martin, Karol Shepherd, Judy Keith, Gwen Keith, Marilyn Kerr, Evon Koch, Donna Koch, Nancy Love, Jacqueline Pepper, Karen Price, Nancy Reese, Debbie Schafer, Ann Schick, Lloyd Shadley, Linda Simon, Ruby Sprunger, Bonnie Warthman, Carol MAJORETTES Crouse, Joyce Hubbell, Nancy James, Kathy Starling, Mary Jane Anspach, Nancy Boutwell, Carolyn Cheney, Chester Crouse, Vickie MR. Epley, Jay Fox, Robert Hall, Miriam Keith, Rex Lemin, Dick McCurdy, Gary Miller, Kandy Motter, Geneva Pumphrey, Dan Shulaw, Clarence Simon, Susan Spradlin, Gary Taylor, Dolores Webb, Glenda Weihrauch, Ron Willeke, Gary DIRECTED BY WILLIAM ANSLEYGENEVA MOT TER Treasurer BONNIE SPRUNGER Vice-President JUDY SHEPHERD President WE LEND MR. ANSLEY A HELPING HAND WE ARE THE OFFICERS OF THE BANDThis year our high stepping majorettes, ably led by Joyce Crouse, strutted down the field in their flashy gold outfits, and A thrilled the spectators W with their daring g fire baton routines 8 o." ' DRUM MAJORETTE JOYCE CROUSE s - V, NANCY HUBBELL KATHY JAMES 'irlrLSi mm MARY JANE STARLINGJunior High Musicians BOYS' ENSEMBLE BACK: Rex Keith, Jim Ludwig, Mahlon Darlington, Lewis Benton, Jonathan Crist. CENTER: Tim Rodabaugh, Tom Rodabaugh. FRONT: Preston Sprunger GIRLS' ENSEMBLE BACK: Nancy Sonnett, Susie Failor, Judy Fleming, Cheryl Kindle, Jackie Phillians. CENTER: Janice Neiswander, Diane Wyss. FRONT: Kathy Reese BACK ROW: Miriam Hall, Bob Fox, Tom Williams, Bill Baughman, Delores‘ Bo” ’ Gary Spradlin, Steve Herman, Steve Harmon, Louise Fogle, Connie Miller, Celeste HeHner, Kathy Smith. CENTER ROW: Becky Hoffman, Jackie Ludwig, Rebecca Hall, Rex Keith, Bob Luca , Joe Ferguson, Jonathan Crist, Danny Archer, Tom Rodabaugh, Preston Sprunger, Jeff Sousley, Leland Crouse FRONT ROW: Betty Clapper, Nancy Sonnett, Karen Krofft, Sandra Park, John McCool Jerry Anspach, Tim Rodabaugh, Judy Crowe, Jim Estep. DIRECTOR: William AnsleyDanny Pumphrey Ron Weihrauch Gary McCurdy Delores Taylor TRUMPET QUARTET - Class A "Soldiers March" District Contest - I rating State Contest - III rating Gretchen Archer Joseph Crist Bonnie Sprunger WOODWIND TRIO - Class A "Trio in C Minor" District Contest - I rating State Contest - II rating BONNIE SPRUNGER Oboe Solo - Class A "Pastorale" District Contest - I rating State Contest - III rating Bassoon Solo - Class A " Concerto in C Minor'' District Contest - I rating State Contest - II rating MIRIAM HALL, Baritone Solo - Class B "Scene de Concert" District Contest - I rating Miriam Hall, Carolyn Boutwell Kandy Miller, Geneva Motter, Dolores Taylor BRASS QUINTET - Class A "Moods in Contrast" Pastoral Poem Fantastic Scherzo District Contest - II rating DANNY PUMPHREY Trumpet Solo - Class A "Concerto for Trumpet" District Contest - I rating State Contest - III rating DOLORES TAYLOR Trumpet Solo - Class A "Legende Heroique" District Contest - I rating State Contest - III ratingGWEN KEITH Alto Soloist "O Rest in the Lord" Class A District Contest - III rating DIANE HANSON Soprano Soloist - "Mandolin' Class A District Contest - I rating State Contest - II rating GIRLS' DOUBLE QUARTET Diane Hanson, Etoile Heifner, Cathie Kramer Mary Jane Pumphrey, Kandy Miller Fern Gudakunst, Cheryl LaViness Marilyn Keith, Gwen Keith BOY'S QUARTET Tom Parkhill Mike Failor - Karl Roider MARILYN KEITH Bill Goodwin Soprano Soloist "Carissama" District Contest 11 rating KAREN MARTIN Soprano Soloist - "At Evening Glow" Class C District Contest - I rating MIXED DOUBLE QUARTET Carol Dudgeon Karl Roider, John Knell Gary Wagner, Mike Failor, Karen LaViness Sharon Sobers, Susie Brown 91ACCOMPANISTS Diane Hanson, Cheryl Kindle, Judy Mathewson, Jackie Love, Susie Failor, Miss Core, Jim Estep SING OUT THE GLORY The vocal music of Ada High School has been under the capable direction of Miss Ellen Core. The A Capella Choir entertained the student body at the annual Christmas assembly with traditional carols and other seasonal music. The choir also presented a program for one of the monthly meetings of P. T. A. The Girls' Chorus received all rating at the District Contest where they sang "A Bird Flew", "The Lotus Flower", and "The Lass With the Delicate Air". BACK: Fern Gudakunst, Carol Dudgeon, Susie Brown, Cathie Kramer, John Knell, David Johnson, Paul Dudgeon. 3RD: Cheryl McAlpin, Brenda Burris, Mike Failor, Kandy Miller, Mary Jane Pumphrey, Sue Jones, 2ND: Kay Hall, Jackie Reiter, Phil Gose, Jim Vandemark, Judy McFarland, Karol Martin. FRONT: Gwen Keith, Cheryl LaViness, Karen LaViness, Judy Weller and Naydene FryGIRLS’ CLUB BACK: Mary J. Pumphrey, Susie Brown, Diane Hanson, Cathie Kramer, Karen Pepper, Carol Dudgeon, Cheryl McAlpin, Fern Gudakunst, Sue Jones, Janet Calvert 3RD: Jo Ann Hall, Judy Weller, Kay Hall, Kandy Miller, Brenda Burris, Naydene Fry, Judy McFarland, Karol Martin 2ND: Shirley Wright, Jo Ann Vandemark, Sharon Sobers, Joan Moser, Tana Tipple, Becky Hetrick, Jill Roberts FRONT:Deryl VanAtta, Barbara Skinner, Martha Koop, Marilyn Keith, Karen LaViness, Gwen Keith, Cheryl LaViness, Karen Martin, Anita Long MIXED CHORUS i 4 BACK: Fred Hattery, Karen Pepper, Bun Montgomery, Dennis Casper, Diane Hanson, Tom Boutwell, Larry Rodgers 3RD: Janet Calvert, Becky Hetrick, Tana Tipple, Joan Moser, Jo Ann Vandemark, John Beckstein 2ND: Shirley Wright, Jill Roberts, Sharon Sobers, Marilyn Keith, Martha Koop, Eva Wireman FRONT: Barbara Skinner, Deryl VanAtta, Karen Plummer, Karen Martin, Anita Long"THERE'S MUSIC IN THE AIR" presented by ADA HIGH SCHOOL INSTRUMENTAL DEPARTMENT May 12, 1961 8:00 P. M. Ada High School Auditorium sjc jJc Directed by William M. Ansley JUNIOR BAND SELECTIONS SENIOR BAND SELECTIONS "God of Our Fathers".............Warren "Pilgrimage Overture"..............Rusch "Waltz from the Sleeping Beauty" T schaikowsky "Block M March'.'....................Bilik "Air for Band"....................Erickson "Orpheus'!.......................Offenbach "Sequoia".........................LaGassey 1 VA A, "Pastorale".......................Hanson Bonnie Rae Sprunger, Oboe Solo "Cornet Carillon"..................Binge Dolores Taylor, Gary McCurdy Dan Pumphrey "Call of Adventure"................Humel "Two Scriabin Etudes"...........Scriabin "The Music Man"..................Willson "St. Louis Blues"..................HandySENIOR CLASS NIGHT 1961 ADA HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM MAY 23, 1961 8:00 PM Introduction by President........ Salutatory....................... Class History.................... Vocal Selection. . . Marilyn Keith, Class Prophecy..................... Class Will....................... Class Poem....................... Class Song....................... Valedictory...................... Closing by President............. .......................Warren Smith ..........................Eric Noe . . . .Cathie Kramer Brenda Burris Fern Gudakunst, Karen LaViness ........Susie Brown Bonnie Price Mary Jane Starling Marilyn Keith ....................Judy Mathewson . . . .Karen LaViness Marilyn Keith ........................Karl Roider .......................Warren Smith President of the Class of 1961 SALUTATORY CLASS PROPHECY VOCAL SELECTION CLASS HISTORY CLASS WILLVALEDICTORIAN KARL ROIDER led the Class of 1961 with a point average of 3.98. Karl received a scholarship from Yale University. SALUTATORIAN The Salutatorian was ERIC NOE with a 3.97 average. Eric plans to attend the University of Cincinnati on a scholarship. 1961 HALL OF FAME The above seniors were formally inducted into the National Honor JUDY SHEPHERD, GENEVA MOTTER, Society. BONNIE PRICE, KAREN MOE, JUDY MATHEWSON, ERIC KEN BADERTSCHER, GARY WAGNER, NOE, MARILYN KEITH, BOB FLEMING, SUSIE BROWN, WARREN and TOM PARKHILL were made junior SMITH, SUE BOZARTH, KARL ROIDER, MARY JANE STARLING, probationary members of the N. H. S. AND CATHIE KRAMER. 96BILL GOODWIN was honored as "Athlete of the Year" at the All Sports Banquet. KARL ROIDER and MIKE FAILOR represented Ada's Hi-Y at the Model Legislature in Columbus, Ohio Girls' State Representatives Boys' State representatives were were SUSIE BROWN CATHIE KRAMER BILL GOODWIN and BOB FLEMING MARY JANE STARLING JUDY MATHEWSON BONNIE PRICE wMf Delegates to the F. H. A. State HUGH MURPHY and BOB FLEMING Convention in Columbus were attended the Rotary Club's EILEEN WAGNER, BRENDA BURRIS, World Affairs Conference in and MILDRED HARMON Cincinnati, Ohio 97 MARY JANE STARLING and SUE BOZARTH were chosen for the Y-Teen United Nations trip.BACCALAUREATE SERVICE First Methodist Church Sunday, May 28, 1961 2:00 P. M. Miss Ellen Core - Chorister Mrs. David Markle - Organist Processional, War March of the Priests ....... . .Mendelssohn Invocation Robert J. Mattern, Minister Church of Christ Hymn, America the Beautiful Audience and Choir Scripture Reading James Anderson, Minister First Presbyterian Church Music, The Lost Chord - High School Choir Baccalaureate Sermon, Love and Duty Fara Laman, Minister First Baptist Church Music, Onward Christian Soldiers High School Choir Benediction Leland Quay, Minister Bethel Church of Christ No. 491 Sulliva GouldrSuIlivnn Recessional, Grand March from Aida VerdiCOMMENCEMENT High School Auditorium Sunday, May 28, 1961 8:00 P. M. Processional, Pomp and Circumstance - - Elgar Jacqueline Love, Organist Invocation A. Richard Teller, Minister First Methodist Church Music, You’ll Never Walk Alone - Rodgers-Hammerstein Susan Brown, Naydcnc Fry, Marilyn Keith, Cathie Kramer, Karen LaVincss, Brenda Burris, Carol Dudgeon, Fern Guda-kunst, Kay Hall, William Goodwin, David Johnson, Gary McCurdy, Karl Roider, Jr., James Vandcmark. Judy Mathewson, Accompanist Presentation of Speaker Robert G. Lucas Superintendent of Schools Class Address, Don’t Be Confused Tennyson Guyer Senator, State of Ohio Director Public Relations, Cooper Tire Rubber Co. Presentation of Class Earl H. Younkman High School Principal Presentation of Diplomas Dr. E. R. Rodabaugh President, Board of Education Benediction A. Richard Teller •Recessional, Festival March - Handel BOARD OF EDUCATION Dr. E. R. Rodabaugh - - President Everett F. Ludwig - - Vice President Robert J. Chandler Richard Folks Charles S. Hubbell R. B. CrotorS, Clerk-Treasurer •Audience will be seated during recessionalCandids


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