Ada High School - We Yearbook (Ada, OH)

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by the Annual Staff Ada, OhioTable of Contents KNOWLEDGE 4 — Board of Education 5 — Administration 7— Parents-Teachers Association 8 — Faculty PEOPLE 16 — Seniors 30 — Underclassmen 37 — Office Help, Stage Crew- 38 — Diversified Cooperative Training 40 — Janitors, Bus Drivers 41 — Cooks, Cafeteria Help 42 — Junior High 44 — Librarians INTERESTS 46 — Student Council 48 — French Club 49 — Latin Club 50 — Voice Staff 52 — Annual Staff 54 — Hi-Y 55 — Y-Teens 56 — Girls Athletic Association 58 — Future Homemakers of America 59 — Future Farmers of America 60 — Football 64 — Cheerleaders 65 — Majorettes 66 — Basketball 70 — Track 71 — Baseball 72 — Band 77 — Chorus ADS EVENTS 98 — Homecoming 100 — Plays 102 — Dances 103 — Queens 104 — Interclass 106 — Prom 108 — National Honor Society 109 — Honors 110 — Senior WeekBOARD OF EDUCATION MRS. JOSEPH DaPORE Housewife Vice-President MR. RONALD PARSHALL Gas Company DR. E. R. RODABAUGf Veterinarian MR. ROBERT DAFT Farmer The Ada Board of Education, as the elected representatives of the taxpayers of the community, is responsible to the people for the proper administration of the Ada schools. Some of the duties of the Board are: to provide funds necessary to finance the school program, to pass on the recommendations of the superintendent in all matters of policy and other matters pertaining to the welfare of the schools, and to appraise the effectiveness with which the schools are achieving the educational purposes. MRS. HOWARD McBRIDE Clerk of the Board Secretary to Supt. LucasYour education in the Ada schools is cumulative—class period upon class period, day upon day. week upon week, month upon month, year upon year—and is finally climaxed by Commencement. Every effort has been made by your parents, teachers, and adults with whom you have associated to make these experiences as educational as possible. These efforts have been made with one purpose in mind! namely, to assist you in making this “commencement'’ as constructive and positive as possible. You are entering a complex and constantly changing society. The things of yesteryear are gone forever and will not return. Are you prepared to meet and solve the problems of the future? I, for one, have every confidence in the youth of today. You will successfully solve the problems remaining in the Twentieth century and meet the problems of the Twenty-first century with enthusiasm and determination. To solve these problems will require hard work, creative thinking, anti a new and fresh approach to the future. You have the training, knowledge, and energy to solve these problems. Your future and the future of our nation and world is dependent upon you.PRINCIPAL PAUL H. CRAMER, JR. B.S. in Education Ohio Northern University M.S. in Education Bowling Green State University Mr. Cramer started his career as a teacher and coach at Waynesfield and later was Executive Head of the Huntsville School System. Before coming to Ada in August 1966 he was associated with the Midwestern Program for Airborne Television, Incorporated. His responsibilities as Principal of Ada High School include the supervising teachers, keeping records of students and supplies, establishing policies of grading, discipline and activities, and acting as Athletic Director. MRS. KENNETH KLINGLER High School Secretary 6President MR. DON KOCH Vice-President MR. STEVE COLE Treasurer MRS. ROY KLINGLER r Secretary MRS. CARL SMITH PARENTS - TEACHERS ASSOCIATION Money for band uniforms, an elementary eraser cleaner, and supplementary teaching aids claimed the receipts from the annual PTA carnival of March 11, 1967. The evening was highlighted by competition between moms and daughters, and between the dads and members of the faculty. Those attending the Carnival could not help but stop at the Country Store for a little browsing and buying, take a chance at the cake-walk, watch the pie-throwing, and try their luck at the fish pond. For the teen-agers, the final event was a record hop where any remaining energy could be “danced off.”MICHELE AMES Elementary Art High School Art It is no wonder that Art is a popular course. “MAX” ANSLEY Instrumental Music Bands Mr. Ansley hopes that ASCAP does not see this picture. MRS. ARTHUR AMES B.S. in Education Ohio State University MR. WILLIAM ANSLEY B.S. in Education Ohio State University MARGUARET BOZARTH Bookkeeping Economics Business Law Shorthand Typing Advisor—Y-Teens “That’s correct, Janis; keep your eyes on the keys.” TOM COE American History Social Problems Track Coach JV Basketball Jr. High Football The Coe smile is usually much in evidence. MRS. JOHN BOZARTH B.A. Ohio Northern University 8 MR. THOMAS COE B.A. Ohio Northern University M. Ed. Bowling Green State UniversityARVIN CURLIS Health Physical Education Drivers Education Ohio History Basketball Coach Baseball Coach Ass’t Football Mr. Curlis knows that a bump on the head might be embarrassing. KATHY ENGLISH Physical Education Geography 7 Advisor—G.A.A. Miss English reminds her class that the world seems to be getting smaller. MR. ARVIN CURLIS B.S. Bowling Green State University MISS KATHLEEN ENGLISH B.S. in Education Ohio Northern University TOM GREER Science 8 General Science 9 Football Coach 8th-9th Basketball Jr. High Track There is never a dull moment in Mr. Greer’s classes. RICHARD LAWRENCE Industrial Arts Advisor—Stage Crew Mr. Lawrence demonstrates a technique used in Mechanical Drawing to Nolan. MR. THOMAS GREER B.S. in Education Ohio Northern University MR. RICHARD LAWRENCE B.S. in Education Ohio Northern University 9DALE MADISON U.S. History 8 Ohio History World History Director of Plays “Class, don’t look at my jacket; keep your eyes on the board.” VIRGINIA MILNAR Librarian English XI Advisor—Annual Mrs. Milnar is proud of the large collection of books in the library. MR. DALE MADISON B.S. in Education Ohio Northern University MR. ARTHUR NORBERG B.S. in Education Ohio Northern University M.S. in Zoology Ohio State University MRS. ANTHONY L. MILNAR B.S.M. DePauw University M.S. in L.S. Catholic University ARTHUR NORBERG Biology Chemistry Advisor—Hi-Y Mr. Norberg heads to his classes for another day of interesting lab experiments. FRANCES PRICE Latin English IV Reading 7 Advisor—Latin Club Ass’t—St. Council Mrs. Price demonstrates the use of the overhead projector. MRS. ROBERT PRICE B.S. in Education Ohio Northern University Classical Studies Rome, Italy Athens, Greece 10MR. LOWELL REESE A.B. Ohio Northern University LOWELL REESE Math 7 General Math Solid Geometry Trigonometry Mr. Reese shows Bruce how to work a difficult equation. NORMAN REX D. C. T. Advisor—V.I.C.A. Mr. Rex is happy to be teaching students who are interested in on-the-job training. MR. NORMAN J. REX B.S. in Education Ohio Northern University M. Ed. JOSEPH SALTZMAN Vocational Ag. Advisor—F.H.A. Mr. Saltzman cuts out a paddle for Mr. Cramer. JEAN SLEESMAN English 7, 8 World History Advisor—Cheerleaders Mrs. Sleesman believes that good grammar is essential. Ohio University MR. JOSEPH SALTZMAN B.S. in Education Ohio State University MRS. CARL SLEESMAN B.S.nn Education Ohio Northern University 11BETTY SPITZER Home Economics Advisor—F.H.A. Mrs. Spitzer tries a recipe. NORMAN SPITZER Math 8 Algebra I, II Modern Geometry Mr. Spitzer chuckles as Liama asks for some help with a problem. MRS. NORMAN J. SPITZER B.S. in Home Economics Ohio University MR. NORMAN J. SPITZER A.B. Defiance College M.A. iVINOMA SPURGEON Vocal Music Chorus Our camerman is treated to some musical entertainment. RICHARD SUNDERMAN Math 8 Physics Guidance Counselor Advisor—N.H.S. Mr. Sunderman enters his office to check some more important tests. Ohio State University MISS WINOMA SPURGEON B.A. Glenville State College M.A. Marshall University MR. RICHARD SUNDERMAN B.S. University of Michigan M.S. Bowling Green State University 12PAMELA WOODS English 7, X, XI, XII Advisor—Newspaper Mrs. Woods tries to instill in her classes the value of reading. ERNESTINE WTEDEMANN English 9 French Dean of Girls Adv.—Student Council Advisor—French Club "Testing 1 — 2 — 3!” MRS. ROBERT WOODS B.S. in Education Bowling Green State University MRS. ERNESTINE WIEDEMANN B.A. Ohio Northern University VIOLA STAVENGER School Nurse Mrs. Stavenger helps students keep in good health. ROSALIND TONG Study Hall Monitor Mrs. Tong tells another story about her favorite dog. 13 MRS. EARL STAVENGER Regina Grey Nun’s Hospital Saskatchewan, Canada MRS. SAM TONG Ohio State University1415 PEOPLENEIL WILLIAMS President COLEEN HATHAWAY Treasurer CLASS OF 1967 JERE ANSPACH Vice President JEANETTE WILLEKE Secretary SENIORS 16Ada's walkways .... lead to learning JERE A. ANSPACH Class Officer 4, Vice-Pres. 4; F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, Sentinel 3, Land Judging Team 1, 2, Parliamentary Procedure Team 2, 3; Hi-Y 2; Football 2; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1, 2. 3, 4; V.I.C.A. 4, President 4 DANNY B. ARCHER Class Officer 1, Sec.-Treas. 1; Latin Club 1, 2 ; Student Council 4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4, Co-Captain 4; Track 1, 2, 3; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, Chaplain 2, Treas. 3 ; Buckeye Boys’ State 3 KATHARINE J. ARMSTRONG Doomfield High School 1, 2; Y-Teens 3, 4, Treas. 4. Leadership Conference 4; G.A.A. 3, 4 JOHN C. BAKER Hi-Y 2, 3. 4 ; Football 1; Track 2; Baseball 2, 4 REBECCA L. BANKS National Honor Society 4; Latin Club 1,2; G.A.A. 2, 3, 4; VOICE Staff 1, 2, 3, 4, Production Mgr. 1; -Teens 2, 3, 4, U.N. Trip 4; Class Play 3, 4; Science Club 1, 2; Regional Youth Traffic Conference 2, 3, State Regional Youth Traffic Conference 3 MARTHA L. BEGLEY F.H.A. 1, 2, 4, Sec. 4 ; Y-Teens 2, 3, 4 17Curious minds are the spark of success GLEN D. BELTZ (no picture) Grand Rapids, Michigan 1, 2, 3 RAYMOND R. BINKLEY (no picture) V.I.C.A. 4 CLAIR D. BINKLEY Hi-Y 4 LINDA D. BOSSE LINDA J. CHENEY F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Parliamentarian 4; G.A.A. 2; VOICE Staff 4, Typist 4; Chorus 2, 4; Y-Teens 2; Class Play 3, 4; Librarian 3, Cafeteria Asst. 4 BETTY L. CLAPPER Latin Club 1, 2, Vice-Pres. 2; G.A.A. 2, 3, 4, Pres. 4, Sec. 3; WE Staff 3, 4, Asst. Editor 3, Class Editor 4; Band 1, 2; Y-Teens 3, 4; Class Play 4 ; Librarian 3 18RICHARD R. CONLEY Class Play 4 ; Football 1, 2, 3, 4 ; Track 1, 2, 3, 4 ERNEST L. CURTIS Football 2; Track 1,2; V.I.C.A. 4 TERRY D. DAVIS Latin Club 1,2; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, Tincel Ball King 4; Football 1, 2, 3; Track 2, 3; Baseball 1, 2, 3; V.I.C.A. 4, Vice-Pres. 4; Class Play 3, 4 GARY L. DEVIER F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Sec. 4, Land Judging Team 1, 2, 3, Parliamentary Procedure Team 1, 2, 3, 4, General Livestock Judging Team 1, 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2; Track Mgr. 1, 2, Track 4 PEGGY DUFFY French Club 1, 2; G.A.A. 4; VOICE Staff 4; Class Play 3 MICHELE M. ELZAY French Club 1, 2; G.A.A. 2, 3, 4, Dance Attendant 3, Sgt. at Arms 3 ; Y-Teens 2, 3, 4; Cheerleader 3 19Wise fools encourage lively thinking ROGER P. GRIFFIN Football 1; V.I.C.A. 4 REBECCA P. HALL Latin Club 1, 2; G.A.A. 2, 3, 4, Sgt. at Arms 4; Band 1, 2, 3, 4 ; Chorus 4. Girls Chorus 4, Mixed Chorus 4 DONNA J. HALL Prestonburg High School, Kentucky 1, 2; V.I.C.A. 4, Treas. 4 STEPHEN D. HARMON Hi-Y 2; Football 1; Track 1 COLEEN K. HATHAWAY National Honor Society 3, 4, Sec. 4; G.A.A. 2, 3, 4, Sgt. at Arms 3, Intramural Mgr. 4; Class Officer 3, 4, Treas. 3, 4; Class Play 4; WE Staff 2, 3, 4, Asst. Editor 2, Adv. Editor 3, Editor-in-Chief 4 ; Y-Teens 2, 3, 4, Tinsel Ball Queen 4; Student Council 1; Latin Club 1, 2; Journalism School 3 RANDALL L. HATTERY Class Play 4 ; Basketball Mgr. 3, 4JAYNE L. HAWLEY F.H.A. 1, 3; G.A.A. 2, 3, 4, Intramural Mgr. 4; Teens 2, 3, 4 ; Class Play 4; Librarian 3, 4 BRUCE E. HAYS F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Sec. 3, Land Judging Team 1, 2, 3, Parliamentary Procedure Team 2; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, Pres. 4; Class Play 3, 4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4, Co-Captain 4; Basketball 1, 2; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; Buckeye Boys’ State CATHLENE L. HECKART Chorus 2, 3, Mixed Chorus 2, 3, Girls’ Chorus 2, 3 GARY L. JACKSON National Honor Society 4; Latin Club 1, 2; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Dance Band 4; Class Play 3, 4: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4, Mgr. 1 PAULA J. JONES French Club 1, 2; G.A.A. 2, 3, 4; Y-Teens 2, 3, 4; V.I.C.A. 4, Sec. 4 I DAVID R. KELLER October 6, 1948—April 3, 1966 NANCY D. KLINGLER National Honor Society 4; Latin Club 1, 2; G.A.A. 2, 3, 4; WE Staff 2, 3, 4, Class Editor 3, Business Editor 4; Chorus 2, Girls’ Chorus 2, Mixed Chorus 2; Y-Teens 2, 3, 4 ; Class Play 4; Office Asst. 1; Librarian 2; Cheerleader 1, 2, 3; Journalism School 2Working, learning . . . not to be disappointed PATRICIA J. KLINGLER National Honor Society 3, 4; Salutatorian 4; Interclass 2, 3, 4; Class Officer 2, 3, Pres. 2, Sec. 3; Latin Club 1,2; G.A.A. 2, 3, 4, Dance Attendant 2; Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Pres. 3, Girls’ Ensemble 2; Chorus 2, Mixed Chorus 2, Girls’ Chorus 2; Y-Teens 2, 3, 4, Vice-Pres. 3, Pres. 4, Leadership Training Conference 3, U.N. Trip 4 ; Class Play 3, 4 RON KROFFT (no picture) Football 1, 2 ANN CHRISTINE LEHMAN National Honor Society 3, 4; Latin Club 1, 2, Pres. 2; G.A.A. 2, 3, 4; VOICE Staff 1, 2, 3, 4, Supp. Editor 2, News Editor 3, Editor-in-Chief 4; Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Treas. 4; Head Majorette 4 DAVID M. LINK Class Play 4 ROBERT G. LUCAS Latin Club 1, 2; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, Dance Band 1, 2; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4 4; Football JACQUELINE C. LUDWIG National Honor Society 3, 4; Interclass 2, 3; Latin Club 1, 2; G.A.A. 2, 3, 4, Vice-Pres. 3, Intramural Mgr. 4 ; WE Staff 2, 3, 4, Asst. Editor 2, Sports Editor 3, 4; Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Librarian 4; Y-Teens 2, 3, 4; Class Play 3, 4; Cheerleader 1, 2, 3, 4, Capt. 4; Art Club 4 ; Journalism School 2, 3; Junior Fair Queen 4 STEVE E. MANKEY F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Sec. 3, Vice-Pres. 4, Parliamentary Procedure Team 1, 2; Hi-Y 4, Treas. 4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2, 3, 4SUSAN C. McNABB Notre Dame High School, Eaton, Penn. 1, 2, 3; French Club 4; G.A.A. 4 ; Interclass 4 ; Y-Teens 4 JEFFERY M. MILLER RHONDA R. MILLER National Honor Society 4; VOICE Staff 1, 2, 3, 4, Business Mgr. 4; Band Majorette 3, 4; Office Asst. 3; French Club 3, 4, Pres. 3; Homecoming Attendant 3; Valentine Queen 4 MARY K. MOFFITT Pleasure Ridge Park High School, Louisville, Kentucky 1, 2, Stephen Decatur High School, Decatur. Illinois 3; National Honor Society 4; Latin Club 4: Y-Teens 4; Class Play 4 GARY D. NELSON F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, Sentinel 3; Track 1, 2; V.I.C.A. 4 ROBERT NEWLAND Football 1, 2, 4 ; Baketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2; Baseball 4 23A touch of sadness as youth passes PATRICIA A. PHILLIANS G.A.A. 2, 3, 4; Y-Teens 2, 3, 4; VOICE Staff 2: French Club 1, 2, Sec. 2; WE Staff 2; Art Club 4; Cheerleader 2, 3, 4; Homecoming Attendant 1 BARBARA S. PRATER Latin Club 1, 2; G.A.A. 2, 3, 4, Reporter 3; Vice-Pres. 4; VOICE Staff 3, 4, Reporter 3, Asst. 4; Chorus 4, Girls’ Chorus 4, Mixed Chorus 4; Y-Teens 2, 3, 4; Student Council 1, 3, 4, Vice-Pres. 4 ; Class Play 3, 4; Homecoming Attendant 1; Art Club 4; Interclass 4 DENNIS M. PRICHARD Stage Crew 2; V.I.C.A. 4 EDWIN RICHARD PRYER, Jr. Columbus Grove High School 1, 2; Hi-Y 4: Class Plav 3; Stage Crew 3, 4 CHARLES D. RAYL Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 1, 3; V.I.C.A. 4, Sgt. at Arms 4 JOHN T. RICHARDS Cafeteria Asst. 2; Football 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1. 2, 3, Co-Capt. 3; V.I.C.A. 4 24JOHN M. RODGERS Interclass 2, 4; French Club 1, 2, Vice-Pres. 1; Mixed Chorus 1, 2; Football 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2 NANCY S. RUNSER French Club 2; Class Play 3, 4; Office Asst. 4; Cheerleader 3 SUE A. RUSH LEE A. SAGE Woodville High School 1, 2; National Honor Society 4; Latin Club 3; Hi-Y 3, 4, Vice-Pres. 4; Basketball 3, 4; Football 3, 4, Co-Capt. 4 25Experience .... child of thoughts CHERYL S. SANDERS F.H.A. 1; G.A.A. 2, 3, 4; VOICE Staff 4, Typist 4 : Y-teens 3, 4; Cafeteria Asst. 1; Art Club 4 WILMA P. SHULAW National Honor Society 4 ; F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Reporter 2, Pres. 4; G.A.A. 2; Y-Teens 4; State Homemaker Degree 4 JEFFREY S. SOUSLEY Class Play 3 ; Football 1, Mgr. 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Latin Club 1, 2 PAULA A. SPAR Class Officer 2, Treas. 2; French Club 1, 2; F.H.A. 4 G.A.A. 2, 3; VOICE Staff 4, Typist 4; Y-Teens 2, 3, 4 JEFFREY S. SOUSLEY December 2, 1948—April 16, 1967 NANCY L. STAMBAUGH National Honor Society 3, 4, Valedictorian 4; Latin Club 1, 2; VOICE Staff 1, 2, 3, 4, Production Mgr. 2, Business Mgr. 3, News Editor 4; Art Club 4 MARILYN E. TARR Y-Teens 3, Sec. 3, Leadership Training Conference 3; Class Play 3, 4; Future Homemaker Degree 4CAROLTRAUCHT F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, Song Leader 3; Band Majorette 2, 3, 4: Y-Teens 2, 3 ROBERT J. TREEN, Jr. V.I.C.A. 4 DUANE E. UMPHRESS Chorus 3, Mired Chorus 3; Stage Crew 1; Football 2; Track 2; V.I.C.A. 4, Reporter 4 GARY M. VANDEMARK Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; French Club 1, 2; Chorus 1, 2, Mixed Chorus 1, 2; Football 1; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Track 1, 2; Baseball 1, 2, 8, 4 CAROL D. TACKETT WEAVER National Honor Society 3, 4, Pres. 4; Latin Club 1, 2, Sec.-Treas. 3; Chorus 2, 3, 4, Mixed Chorus 2, 3, 4, Girls’ Chorus 2, 3, 4; Y-Teens 2, 3, 4; Art Club 4 LESLIE V. WHIPPLE San Marcos High School, Calif. 1, 2, 3Enter to learn.........Go forth to server JEANETTE WILLEKE 9ass 2?cer 2’ 4’ Sec- 2 4 G.A.A. 2; WE Staff 3, 4, Asst. Editor 3, Senior Editor 4; Chorus 4, Mixed Chorus 4, Girls’ Chorus 4; Y-Teens 2. 3, 4 ; Student Councd 2, 3, 4, Sec. 3, 4. Area Student Council 4; Class Play 3, 4; Librarian 1; Journalism School 3: Homecoming: Queen 4 Class Officer 3, 4, Pres. 3, 4 ; F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Student Advisor 3, Pres. 4, Parliamentary Procedure Team 1, 2, 3, 4; VOICE Staff 2, 3, 4, Art Editor 2, Corr. Editor 4 ; Track 2, 3 ; Student Council 2, 3, 4, Treas. 3 KEITH A. WIRE French Club 1, 2; Baseball 3 DAM A L. WIRRIES Interclass 2, 3; Student Council 3, 4, Pres. 4; Student Council Training School 4; Class Play 3, 4, Student Director 3, 4; Girls’ State 3; West Branch Area High School, Lanse, Pennsylvania 1 28 ROBERT H. WOLKE National Honor Society 4; Hi-Y 4; Stage Crew 1, 2, 3, 4, Pres. 4; Buckeye Boys’ State 3 HOWARD A. WRIGHTCLASS OF 1968 PRESIDENT Richard ROTH Alicia ANDRADE Beth BOWDEN Kathi KISSELL Bart MEYER Linda ENGLISH Monica MOLONEY Dale BADERTSCHER Carol BAUGHMAN Myra BERGER Bill BUTTERFIELD Elh«?l CHENEY Bill COLE Jane HERMAN Tim HOLDBROOK Mary HUBBELL Karen KLINGLER Richard LANSING Jack LEE I . Carol BI CHOFF Nancy BOSCH Bill CLUM Bruce DEARTH Pam LONG Jerry HALL Eric KIPKER Ray LONG 30Larry OUSLEY Pat RETTIG Dave SHILLING Brenda MAN KEY Steve SOBERS Steve MARSHALL Valerie MOFFITT Henrietta PRATER Teresa PRICHARD Alice NEISWANDER John RAUSCH Larry REISSIG Sharon ROD A BAUGH Edith STALEY Beth ROOF Joe ROOF Joyce STOBBE Bob STULL Ruth Ann SHIELDS Mike TARR Linda UMPHRESS Judv WILKEW50N Jad WILLIAMS Ron WYSS Carole WEIMER 31CLASS OF 1969 Alice DEARTH Jerry DEARTH Mike EDENS Gay HERMAN Dallas HOFFMAN Janet HOFFMAN Rich CRIBLEY Allen ELZAY Paul HANEY Mike HUBBELL Celeste BRITE Debbie BROWN Joe Dal'ORE DARLINGTON Bob EMLINGER Fred FERGUSON Bill HARRIS Steve HARRIS Debbie HULL Lynn JACKSON 32Kathy LUCAS Pat MANKEY Dick MANLEY Niles PIFER Barbara PITTS SHELLENBARGER Jim SHILLING Charles SIZEMORE Joyce RAMSEY X Cathy MARSHALL Pelma SNYDER Chris MILLER Sharon SOUSLEY Thomas PELKY Jeanne STOBBETREASURER V. PRESIDENT PRESIDENT SECRETARY Patty CONLEY Mary CRIDER Paul SIMON Pam GRAHAM Dave ARCHER Kath DUNBAR David BELTZ Mike BROWN Karen CASPER Patty CONLEY Mary CRIDER Craig CROUSE Greg ELWOOD Tim ENGLISH Tim DAVIS Rick DICUS Debbie FLETCHER 34 CLASS OF 1970 Larrv CHENEY Randy CLARK Lynn DILTS Tom DODGE Della FLETCHER Moses GONZALEZMike GOODWIN Jeff HINDS Glen LaRUE Beth McNABB Sue PRICE Susie HUBBELL Wilber LAWRENCE Cec MILLER Kathy HALL Bruce JONES Don HAYS Jim KELLER Doyle LONG Jim NEISWANDER Linda LONG Tom NEISWANDER Sandy NORTON Dan OBENOUR Donna OUSLEY John PRICHARD Allen RAUSCH Jon REDD Nolan HELSER Ronnie HENSON Charlotte LOWE Mary Ellen MARTIN Annette NELSON Erwin NELSON Diane PEPPLER Mike POOLE John REESE Nancy REICHERT 35Sue VAX ATTA Charissa WlXGET Mary Beth TIPPLE Brenda TREEN Ben UDY Kay UMPHRESS VAYHIXGER Linda WAGNER Sylvia WELLER Dean WILLIAMS Cathy SIMON Vicki UMPHRESS Linda WILLIAMS 36OFFICE GIRLS The duty of these girls is to help Mrs. Klingler in the office and help the rest of the school find what they need. They sort the mail, answer the phone, run errands, type, and check the attendance. They are Dee Dee Agin, Kathy Lucas, Linda English. Karen Klingler, Debbie Wirt, Beth Bowden, Janet Scott, Sandy Krofft, Henrietta Prater. Nancy Runser, and Kathleen Krofft (absent). STAGE CREW The stage crew helps set up properties for assemblies, plays, and other activities. They are Rick Pryer, Tom Ring, Bob Wolke, Larry Ousley, Don Tidd, Joe Plummer, Advisor Mr. Lawrence, John Prichard, Randy Clark, Mike Poole, Nolan Helser, and Jeff Hinds.DIVERSIFIED COOPERATIVE TRAINING Diversified Cooperative Training is a program which has been designed primarily for the smaller community and in situations in which insufficient enrollment and employment opportunities exist to justify establishing a class in any one of the skilled occupational areas. It provides vocational opportunities for youth who otherwise may be denied any possibility of securing vocational training of a trade and industrial nature. In the Diversified Cooperative Training program the student receives instruction in the manipulative phase of the occupation in the employing establishment and related instruction in the school. The make-up of the class is such that many occupations may be represented in one class and therefore instruction must be geared to meet individual specifications. Since several different occupations are represented in one class, an individual training plan must be prepared for each student. This plan must include an outline of experiences to be learned on-the-job and related information which can be provided in the school. The general related class in school covers topics and problems which are common to all work situations, such as employer-employee relationships, social security, labor relations, etc. The basic principle of the trade and industrial education is learning by doing. The needs of the individual worker are the foundations upon which all instructional activity is based. DCT members are: Jere Anspach, Ray Binkley, Ernie Curtis, Ken Curtis, Terry Davis, Roger Griffin, Donna Hall, Jane Jones, Gary Nelson, Mike Prichard, Charlie Rayl, John Richards, Tom Ring, Lon Robinson, Bob Stull, Jim Treen, Duane Umphress.Jane Jones, receptionist for Dr. Mark B. Shull Terry Davis, employed at Younkman’s Nursery. Mike Prichard, meat cutter at the Ada Supermarket. Donna Hall, receptionist for Dr. Thomas Martin. TREASURER Donna Hall, VICE PRESIDENT Terry Davis, SOT. OF ARMS Charlie Ra.vl, PRESIDENT Jere Anspach, REPORTER Duane Umpress, ADVISOR Mr. Rex, SECRETARY Jane Jones. 39BUS DRIVERS The country students oi Ada High School are brought to and from school by these amiable men: Bernard Epley, Dean Moore, Bob LaRue, Norman Reese, Clovce Hauenstein, and Nolan Burman. JANITORS The janitors have the enjoyment o leanmjHip th iirHhaHv nak he iea he school, clean all of the rooms, and clean up after games and dances. They are also responsible for having the school open for our use and keeping everything in running order. They are Jud Shadley, Clarence Weirauch, Bob LaRue, and Lacy Brown.COOKS Mrs. Fox (2nd from left) is responsible for planning our meals. With the help of Mrs. Elwanda Casper, Mrs. Mary Koop, Mrs. Evelyn Epley. Mrs. Mabel Hathaway, and Mrs. Doris Weihrauch, she prepares the food, serves it, and supervises the kitchen activities. CAFETERIA HELPERS These students are loyal helpers for the cooks at lunch time. They tribute food for the lunch line, empty the trays, and assist with the dishwashing. Several workers help Mrs. LaRue take money at the desk. 41CLASS OF 1971 President I V. President D. Tong D. Smith Sec.-Treas. G. Fleming B. Allen K. Bettinger R. Brown J. Castle J. Anderson G. Binkley S. Anspach J- Austin d. Bahr J. Baughman W. Cheney K. Cheney V. Conley G. Darlington M. Dudgeon S. Haney N. Hassell C. Hepner B. Hull S. Jenkins R. Johnson V. Hackworth H. Kain R. Berger P. Brow'n F. Hall C. Dock B. Keller O dr.lt J. Legg M. Lenhart G. Long R. Long M. Stoodt L. Wright 42L. Banks P. Baransy R. Baughman CLASS OF 1972 B. Brown C. Brown M. Dearth D. Deringer K. Casper T. Deringer D. Harris A. T.mnhardo N. Everhart S. Elwood C. Dodge B. Keller S. Kahley C. .Tames R. McBride T. Marshall C. Fisher P. Klingler J. McNabb T. Lange T. Miller C. LaRue C. Montgomery S. Guider T. Lehman J. Montgomery J. Motter T. Paugh J. Pelky T. Phillians K. Roth W. Schmidt K. Smith L. Stambaugh R. Tipple R. Van Atta David Wagner Donald Wagner R. Wagner H. Weimer K. Weller S. Zimmerly R. Wilson L. W’inget W. Wright V. Zimmerly 43Nancy Hassell Pat Mankey Laima Abele Dee Dee Agin Debbie Brown Gay Herman Charleen Kroff LIBRARIANS The librarians assist students in finding and checking out their books. They are responsible for keeping everything in order. Nancy Reichert Linda Cheney Ruth Shields Charles Conklin Cecily Miller Karen Klingler Barb Koch Jo Ann Love Judy Jones Myra Berger Carol Baughman Debbie Hull Kathy Hall45 EVENTS46BACK: Andy Lombardo, 7th; Jan Roof, 7th; Jan Hoffman, 10th; Steve Sobers, 11th; Dallas Hoffman, 10th; Dean Williams 9th; Karen Klingler, 11th FRONT: Mary Crider, 9th; Jill Austin, 8th; Kay Van Atta. 8th The job of keeping a constant flow of activities going around Ada High School is held by the Student Council. Under the direction of Mrs. Wiedemann the members plan a yearly schedule consisting of Homecoming ceremonies and dance. Senior and Junion High parties, assembly programs, Interclass competition, and they also sell refreshments at all our home basketball games. Representatives are sent to visit area Student Councils to exchange ideas and to revitalize old ideas. The Student Council helps to make each school year more interesting and exciting. ADVISOR Mrs. Ernestine Wiedemann OFFICERS PRESIDENT Dama Wirries VICE-PRESIDENT Barb Prater SECRETARY Jeanette Willeke TREASURER Steve Dunbar HISTORIAN Neil Williams AREA REPRESENTATIVES Jeanette Willeke Steve Dunbar Dama Wirries 47“Parlez-vous Francais?” is repeated over and over again as the new French Club members practice their first French phrase. While their familiar chant is happily being shouted, the second-year French students are preparing a morbid initiation for these happy-go-lucky victims. For the second year students, Mrs. Wiedemann is preparing a few surprises of her own in class. Thus begins a new year of French and. F R E N C H French Club officers gather to hear a French record. FRENCH I OFFICERS PRESIDENT Kathy Kissell SECRETARY Shirley Wright TREASURER Mary Crider ADVISOR: Mrs. Wiedemann FRENCH II OFFICERS PRESIDENT Pelma Snyder VICE-PRESIDENT Gay Herman SECRETARY Alice Dearth TREASURER Charlene Krofft 48 Initiation is fun—for some!The interest in Rome has increased tremendously this year and Mrs. Price’s classes are filled to the brim. A mass initiation introduced a year filled with learning and fun. The highlight of the year was a humorous skit "Rinse the Blood Off My Toga” presented for an assembly. The English 10 class assisted by presenting the murder scene from Julius Caesar. The Latin group then solved (?) the murder. Latin Club officers gather for a briefing. PRESIDENT Mike Cole, VICE-PRESIDENT Jan Hoffman, SECRETARY Henrietta Prater, TREASURER Jo Ann Love, ADVISOR Mrs. Price 49 o % 1' . £ M- fii c + O Q) ,c (• (( f 11 K H- c -Z , =» 1 o' SC r-J -‘SM. 1—1 I—' Q, £ J " .y c? , j c% y . N A 'par S? 0 „V v '-i . «■ p •o o A C+ J+ r , H X P : £ 7 1 5- v 'O2' J? C 1 ; v 'v k? A {0 '_ J sj, ? , tf } y uid elected Carol Tacke A . president of the orgsniz ticn for the corning yea Coleen Hathaway will ser as secretary. Guided by advis Sunderman, the raocie THE VOICE y r v Ave Shilling ra- has six members. STAFF ■ Ji ■ Editor-in-Chief Business Manager News Editor Feature Editor Social Editor Sports Editors Supplementary Editors Art Editor Correspondence Editor Production Manager Copyreader Artist Assistants Typists Ad Salesman Advisor Chris Lehman Rhonda Miller Beth Bowden Nancy Stambaugh Ruth Shields Steve Sobers Brian Peppier Becky Banks Barb Koch Liama Abele Neil Williams Bill Van Atta Charleen Krofft Lynette Darlington Judy Jones, Carole Weimer Pelma Snyder, Mary Hubbell Cheryl Sanders, Polly Spar Linda Cheney, Susan Lehman Larry Reissig Mrs. Pamela Woods :s are .'ill ustdn, Jan Roof, cost $377.00. 0 I R. B S' I ed chorus will present 11k Twelve Voui 0j$ ChuiiimcLi for the audience. Seventh grade boys will c: : Y- a Catl etror and 20 t. tuden' als allot cn mil I - : ZZ . in Cc shai macnines. Lima public have allowed a schcci sclecti: of dishes which makes tl'.L iNhYb UNDEFEATEE Junior. On Novel captured tl Assoc-1' oosteADVISOR: Mrs. Milnar EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Coleen Hathaway BUSINESS MANAGER: Nancy Klinger NATION'S LARGEST JOURNALISM — WORKSHOP UnucrJIy School of Journalism... I ” Jacque, Monica, Coleen, and Jeanette worked ( ? ) for a week at Workshop. 2We help the editors Gay Herman Kathy Lucas Debbie Brown Janis Hays We are Section Editors Alice Neiswander Betty Clapper Monica Moloney Carol Bischoff Jackque Ludwig Jeanette VVilleke Jon Umphress Richard Roth, absent i mwm We run around taking pictures 53Air. Norberg and Mrs. Bozarth kad Hi-Y and Y-Teens The Hi-Y and Y-Teens are high school branches of the Y.M.C.A. and the Y.W.C.A. Our Y-Teens are very active around the school and each year two representatives are sent to the United Nations in New York City along with representatives from Y-Teen branches all over the country. This year the girls chosen were Pat Klingler and Becky Banks. Each year the Hi-Y and Y-Teens join to sponsor the high school’s winter formal. 54 Chaplain Steve Mankey, Secretary Joyce Stobbe, President Pat Klingler, Treasurer Bart itoeyer Treasurer Kathy Armstrong, President Bruce Hays, Vice-President Henrietta I rater Vice-President Lee Sage, Secretary Ray LongT01‘ HOW: Clapper, Hall, Moloney, Agin, Hays 7TH: Hull. Wilkerson, Scott, Spar, Stobbe TH: Berger, Xeiswander, Baughman. Jane Jones 5TH: Shulaw, Banks, Runser, Elzav, M. Tarr 4TH: Sheila Wright, Phillians, English, Dove 3RD: Sousley, Darlington, Keith, Ramsey, Ludwig 2ND: Abele. Tressel, K. Klingler, Willeke FRONT: Roof, S. Krofft, Brite, Hancock TOP ROW: Casper. B Mankey, Sanders 8TH: Rodabaugh, Weimer, S. Lehman, Ellison 7TH: J. Herman, Lucas, Chenev, Kissell f TH: C. Krofft. X. McXabb, Snyder, Marshall 5TH: Hubbell. S. McXabb, D. Jones, L. Tarr 4TH: Hoffman. K. Krofft. Judy Jones, Miller 3RD: X. Klingler, Baden, C. Lehman, Brown 2XD: Prater. Wagner, Shirley, Wright, G. Herman FROXT: P. Mankey, Umphress, Bosch, Moflfitt BACK: Pryer, Sousley, Devier, Keller 4TH: Tarr, Lucas, Butterfield, Jackson, Archer, Dearth 3RD: Wolke. Davis, Lee, Roof 2XD: Mike Cole, Whipple, Bill Cole, Wyss FROXT: Peppier, Binkley, Dunbar, Kipker 55TOP ROW: Judy Wilkerson, Carole Weimer, Beth Bowden, Joyce Stobbe, Monica Moloney, Nancy McXabb, Alice Neiswander, Henri Prater, Mary Hubbell, Ruth Shields. 3rd ROW: Beth Roof, Shirley Wright, Debbie Jones. Nancy Tressel, Karen Klinger, Lynda Umphress. 2nd ROW: Polly Spar, Rhonda Miller, Kathy Armstrong, Sue McNabb, Nancy Runser, Marilyn Tarr, Mickey Elzay. Pat Klinger. FRONT ROW: Cheryl Sanders, Ann Butterfield, Nancy Klingler, Pe fO' Duffy, Pat Phillians, Chris Lehman, Becky Banks. ADVISOR: Miss English OFFICERS TOP: Linda English, Becky Hall, Jayne Hawley 2nd ROW: Carol Bischoff, Jane Herman, Coleen Hathaway, Jacque Ludwig FRONT: Barb Prater, Betty Clapper, PRESIDENT 56 CD TOP ROW: Rarb Koch, Alice Dearth, Kathy Lucas, Dee Dee Agin, Cathy Marshall, Janet Hoffman, Judy Jones, Jane Wilkerson. 3rd ROW: Jo Ann Love, Susan Lehman, Sharon Sousley, Chris Cheney, Janet Scott, Janis Hays, Kathleen Krofft, Charlene Krofft. 2nd ROW: Lynette Darlington, Gay Herman, Chris Miller, Jeanne Stobbe, Debbie Brown, Linda Tarr, Sheila Wright. FRONT ROW : Bev Keith, Pat Mankey, Laima Abele, Sharon Wagner, Celeste Brite, Sandra Krofft. 3 A F (% PRESIDENT Wilma Shulaw TREASURER Anita Nelson REPORTER Edith Staley ADVISOR Mrs. Spitzer H PRESIDENT Pam Lon}? HISTORIAN Ruth Shields SONG LEADER Lisa BadenWayne Wright, REPORTER; Bill Van Atta, TREASURER; Roy Wyss, SENTINEL; Neil Williams, PRESIDENT; Steve Mankey. VICE-PRESIDENT; Jerry Hall, STUDENT ADVISOR; Gary Devier, SECRETARY; Mr. Saltzman, ADVISOR. The F. H. A. ancl F. F. A. are two of our school's most productive organizations. Wilma Shulaw and Dale Badertscher captured the titles of “State Homemaker” and “State Farmer” this year. Both organizations hold regular meetings at which they have education discussions. The F. F. A. Parliamentary Procedure Team rates high in this area. OFFICERS1966 Schedule Ada 0 8 Allen East Ada 6 8 Belle Center Ada 18 7 Spencerville Ada 13 28 Delphos Jefferson Ada 29 12 Columbus Grove Ada 6 26 Bluffton Ada 16 23 Elida Ada 0 12 Ottawa-Glandorf Ada 18 8 Perry3 - 6 RECORD ... NEW COACH . . . YOUNG TEAM ... This year’s Bulldog squad closed the 1966 football season with a 3-6 record. The team was young and a new coach, Tom Greer, was giving the signals. The Ada squad lost some heartbreakers with close scores, but they always looked forward to the next game. Ada lost the two opening games with Allen East and Belle Center, 0-8 and 6-8, and they gathered their strength and trounced Spencerville 18-7. In the next game Delphos Jefferson overpowered the Bulldogs and scored 28 points to the Bulldogs’ 13, but the next weekend our squad beat Columbus Grove 29-12 for a Homecoming victory. Though Ada lost to the Bluffton Pirates, 6-26, they had their best showing of the season. They were one of the few teams to score against the undefeated Pirates. Ada lost to Elida 16-23 on Parent’s Night and Ottawa-Glandorf defeated the Bulldogs 0-12, but the team took revenge by overthrowing Perry in our last game 18-8. 61SENIOR R. Conley SENIOR B. Newlanu SENIOR I. Rogers BULL DOGS BATTLE TOUGH COMPETITORS CO-CAPTAIN SENIOR B. Hays SENIOR S. Mankey JUNIOR M. Tarr JUNIOR E. Kipker 1? JUNIOR R. Long SOPHOMORE R. Klingler SOPHOMORE M. Wilkerson SOPHOMORE S. Harris -S', = SOPHOMORE D. Hackworth SOPHOMORE J. Dearth SOPHOMORE C. Sizemore SOPHOMORE S. Keller FRESHMAN P. Simon SOPHOMORE N. Pifer SOPHOMORE M. Cole FRESHMAN T. DaPore 63 JUDY JONES TWIRLERSSET FAST PACE FOR MARCHING BAND Our high stepping majorettes lead the marching band through its performances at our football games. Heading the majorettes this year is senior. . .Chris Lehman. Chris leads the band through its half-time performances. Chris, Rhonda, Carol. Judy, Sharon, and Mary Ellen are kept on their toes by figuring out and practicing routines for the music which the band plays. Some of their favorite performances are the black light routine and twirling fire batons. They are often seen at the head of the band in the pre-game performances while the band plays the “Star-Spangled Banner.” Head Majorette—CHRIS LEHMAN ‘A I SHARON SOUSLEY I RHONDA MILLER CAROL TRAUCHT MARY ELLEN MARTIN 65Standing: Butterfield, Pifer, Hackworth, Richards, Ropers, Wilkerson, Rayl, Sage, Sobers Newland, Anspach Kneeling: Mgr. Dunbar, Head Coach Curlis, Mgr. Hattery SHOOTING AND REBOUNDING ARE STRONG POINTS New records in scoring and rebounding were established this year by the Ada ball club. The Bulldogs averaged 53 rebounds per game and shot 40.2 7 from the floor. The team’s glory of winning their first three games was stifled by a five game losing streak. Winning ten and losing nine, the Bulldogs’ spirit was low only once during the season. “Their spirit was the highest for the Perry and Carey games. Our boys wanted to be the first Ada team to beat Perry on the hardwood, and we wanted to stop Carey’s winning streak. You might say we owed them both something for our losses the previous vear,” says Head Coach Arvin Curlis. “I think next year’s squad will surprise a lot of people. Though they lack game experience because no lettermen will be returning, they have the ability to win. However, they must realize that it takes more than ability to win. I think their mental attitude holds the key to any success they might enjoy.”ISEXIOR John Richards SENIOR SENIOR Charles Rayl SENIOR John Rodgers SENIOR Robert Newland SENIOR Lee Sape1966-67 SCHEDULE Ada 55 52 Elida Ada 60 47 BlufTton Ada 76 32 Indian Lake Ada 64 71 Upper Scioto Ada 56 86 Kenton Ada 59 62 Allen East Ada 61 68 Waynesfield Ada 51 57 Lincolnview Ada 84 66 Cory-Rawson Ada 82 73 Perry Ada 74 68 Hardin Northern Ada 109 73 Gomer Ada 81 62 Paulding Ada 98 69 Delphos Jeff Ada 57 58 Carey Ada 70 79 Spencerville Ada 50 53 Hardin Northern Ada 81 59 Allen East Ada 59 61 Pandora Gilboa JUNIOR VARSITY TEAM Standing: Shilling, DaPore, Pifer, Keller, Hackworth, Sobers, Wilkerson, Goodwin, Butterfield. Kneeling: Coach Coe. J. V. CHEERLEADERS Pam Graham Cathy Marshall Linda Long: Jan is Hays Pat Mankey Plummer, Tarr, Harris, Simon,JR. HIGH SPORTS Back Row: Allen. Baughman, Tackett, Wilcox, Lenhart, Dudgeon. Fleming, Jones, Haney, Tong. Middle Row: Keller, Badertscher, Miller. VanAtta. Brite, Stoodt, Jenkins. Dearth, Lockwood, Cheney, Brown. Front Row: Smith, Motter, Lombardo, Long, Baughman, Devier, Wright, Westenbarger, Clum, Montgomery, Westrick, Wagner. Middle Row: DaPore. Smith, Tong, Fleming, Hays, V. Jones. Tackett, G. Long. Allen. Goodwin. Front Row Clark, Brown, Dodge, D. Long, Williams, Tarr, Wire, Neiswander. Advisor Mrs. Sleesman Kay VanAtta Brenda Brown Jill Austin Jan Roof Cathy Smith (absent Debbie Moore) 69RACK ROW: Klingler, Peppier. Wyss, Wilkerson, Meyer, Williams. Keller, Reitz 3rd ROW: Head Coach Coe, Edens, Long. Dodge, Pifer, Hackworth, Dearth, Asst. Coach Greer 2nd ROW: Mgr. Clark. Lawrence, Nelson, Archer, Harris, Cole, Kipker, Mgr. Brown FRONT ROW: Dearth. D. Hays, Lansing, Conley, R. Hays, Mankey, Devier Tlie Ada Track team had few meets this year because of bad weather blit did well in those few. The stiuad traveled to-Toledo to run in the BLADE RELAYS and placed 5th of about -10 Class “A” schools, i he null dogs took runner-up honors in the Ada Invitational, XWC, and in the District Class “A” meet, i hree Ada boys qualified for State competition in five events—Steve Mankey in the 100 yd. dash, Richard ( onley in the discus and shot put, and Brian Peppier in the mile and 880. At the state meet Conley placed ' . m the discus and Peppier took 3rd in the 880. Bruce Ha vs, who ran well during the season, just missed going to the State in the 440 and 220. Ada Captures Two "3rd's" in State Peppier receives prize NEW SCHOOL RECORDS B. Hays R. Conley shot put discus S. Mankey tied si 440 52.3 220 23.6 51' 8" 165' 614" 100 10.3 220 23.6 ool record C onley in action HACK ROW: Asst. Coach Dickinson, Shilling , Da Pore, Sizemore, D. Tarr, Simon , Goodwin Pifer, Head Coach Curlis. MIDDLE ROW: El wood, Romick, Wire, Reese, Davis, Tackett, Neiswander, English, Zimrac:. FRONT ROW: M. Tarr , V undent ark , Lucas0, Sage , Newland , Sobers , Jackson ( lettermen) The Ada squad had the best season this year that most of the fans can remember. They ended the season with a terrific 11-2 record. The Bulldogs lost their opener but did not taste defeat again until they met Southeastern in regional competition where they were within just two games of state honors. The title of NWC CHAMPS was theirs when they defeated Lincolnview. The boys played as a team and not as individuals. The pitching of Sage was a big asset, as well as the strong hitting of Lucas, Simon, and Sage. All three were hitting .405 at the end of the season. Luvas also took honors by batting in sixteen runs. Derek Dic kinson from O.X.U. was a great asset to Coach Curlis as he helped with the coaching and in boosting the spirit of the team. Bulldogs Take W in N W Conference Lucas at bat Ada 2 — 3 Ada 18 — 0 Ada 4 — 0 Ada 4 — 0 Ada 4 — 0 Ada 3 — 1 Ada 1 — 0 Ada 3 — 1 Ada 10 — 4 Ada 5 — 0 Ada 10 — 1 Ada 3 — 4 Ada 5 — 4 Bluffton Perry USV Indian Lake Indian Lake USV USV Allen East Bluffton St. Henry Bluffton Southeastern Lincolnview Newland and Jackson work out 71BAND OFFICERS BACK ROW Debbie Wirt REPORTER Jacque Ludwig LIBRARIANS Jo Ann Love Chris Lehman TREASURER FRONT ROW Richard Roth STUDENT DIRECTOR Mr. Ansley DIRECTOR Pat Klingler PRESIDENTBAND The high-stepping members of the Ada High School Marching Band presented fantastic performances at the half-time shows during Ada’s football games. They were also seen in the pregame shows playing the “Star-Spangled Banner” and for Homecoming and Parents’ Night activities. During the half-time shows they were sometimes in concert formation featuring many concert favorites; however, most of the time they were seen marching and performing snappy routines to the music of “Sound of Music,” “Trumpeter’s Prayer,” “Wooden Soldiers,” and “Downtown.” One of the highlights of the season was the appearance of the band at the Hardin County Fair. There Ada’s band performed at both the evening band show and the afternoon races. The band consists of the “peppy” students from grades eight through twelve under the direction of Mr. William Ansley.BRASS ROW 1: Janet Hoffman Richard Roth Rat Klingler ROW 2: Sue Price Mark Daft Ore El wood Melinda Sousley Carol Baughman ROW 3: John Hall John Klingler r «v.rrt Darlinsrton PERCUSSION ROW 1: Linda English Vicki Conley Joyce Stobbe ROW 2: Kelly Crouse Bruce Dunbar ROW 3: Karen Casper Randy Hattery Vicki Hackworth CLARINETS ROW 1: Debbie Brown Jacque Ludwig Janet Scott Lynn Jackson Diane Peppier Paulette Schmidt ROW 2: Chris Lehman Becky Hall Diane Bosse Kay VanAtta Candee Dock Susan AnspachTRUMPETS Faith Hall Carol Tarr Carol Bischoff Lloyd Shadley Vicki Umphress Gary Jackson Doyle Lour Dale Badertscher Bob Lucas SAXOPHONES Ann Bischoff Jo Ann Love Kathy Dunbar Baib Koch Kathy Lucas Patty Conley Mike Hubbell ELUTES WOODWINDS FRONT: Pam Graham. Kddie Snyder, Laima Abele, Mary Anne Vayhinger FRONT: Bev Koch. Bev Keith, Cecily Miller BACK: Susan Roth, Susie Hubbell, Sharon Rodabaugh, BACK: Cathy Simon. Janis Hays, Cathy Marshall. Debbie Wirt Lynette DarlingtonCADET BAND HOW i: Westrick. Phillians, P. Klingler, Smith. Dodge, Baransy. POW 2: Stuart. Dave Warner, Don Warner, Kain. Bosse. Romick, Brace, Allen, Sear son, Bade rt sc her. Row :i: Griffin, R. Conley, Gibson, Klwood, Daft, Roth, VanAtta. .1. Fisher, T. Deringer, Zimmerly, Anspach, ROW 4: D. Conley, Benham, K. Klingler, Klingenberg-.•r. Brown, Culbertson, Banks, Gilbert, James, Sleesman. Schmidt. D. Deringer, Mr. Ansley. ROW 5: Westen-barger. McBride, Casper, Lehman, C. Fisher, J. Conley, Marshall. Moore, Roof, Hall, Treen, Harris, Ridenour. 76CHORUS DIRECTOR Winorna Spurgeon ACCOMPANIST Jo Ann Lovlj HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR ROW 1: Hays, J. Prichard, Keith, Prater, W. Wright, Neiswander. Helser, Hinds, Willeke, Tackett. ROW 2: Krofft. Herman, Darlington, Love, Butterfield, Larry Cheney. Edens, Conklin, Rausch, Duran, Emlinger Baden,. ROW 3: Fletcher, Ramsey, Scott, Trick, Umphress, Sobers, LaRue, B. VanAtta, Kelier Martin Vayhinprer. ROW 4: S. VanAtta. Treen. Williams. Kissell. Crider, Hall, Linda Chenev. Richards. Casper Snv-der. R. Wrisrht, T. Prichard, Simon. 77ROW 1: Bank Klinwnbenter. Binkley, Dave WaKner, M. Conley. It. Warner. McBride, Weller, Badertscher Don Warner, Gilbert DermKer, Neuenschwander, Daft. ROW 2: Roof, Kahley. Fisher, V, Conley, Motter I e ler, Casper anAtta, Clum, Z.mmerly, Cheney, Hall, Udy, Miss Spurgeon. ROW 3: Marshall, Moore Hepner, Schmidt, Lehman, D. Conley, Baransy, Westrick. Lawrence, Lonjr, N. Keller Anspach Gullett Bet’ tinker. St.n,bauKh. ROW 4: Guider, Brown, Wiley. Darlington, Snyder. BauRhman. Ht y KiinK Al e ' Montgomery, Hassell, Bosse, Stuart, B. Keller. K er’ Alien,JR. HIGH GIRLS ENSEMBLE ROW 1: Ronelda Johnson, Doreen Grant, Becky Whetsler, Nancy Everhart. Vickie Richie ROW 2: Robin Williams, Diane Manley, Sherri Kahley, Cathy Brown, Ruby Wilson, Elaine Gullett, Sandy Guider 8th GRADE GIRLS SEXTET Anne Udy, Connie Hepner, Kathy Bettinger, Shauna Stuart, Becky Hull, Nancy Hassell JR. HIGH TRIPLE TRIO Susan Anspach Diane Ring Nancy Keller Tana Binkley Faith Hall—accompanist Paulette Schmidt Linda Banks Becky Brown Susan Neuenschwander Cotta James 7th GRADE GIRLS SEXTET JR. HIGH BOYS ENSEMBLE Betty Crisp, Leslie Stambaugh, Vicki Zimmerly, Roberta Tipple, Brooke West, HolLv Weimer John Klingler, Tom Lehman, Jim Motter, Andy Lombardo, Terry Miller, John Bettinger, Mike Conley 79 PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY PHYSICIANS DENTISTS VETERINARIAN OPTOMETRIST Dr. Floyd Elliott Dr. Robert Elliott Dr. William Shambarger Dr. Mark B. Shull E. R. Rodabaugh Dr. Thomas B. Martin ADS The help of our patrons and advertisers makes it possible for us to publish our yearbook. We appreciate your co-operation, and your aid is a symbol of our community to the school. We are proud to live in such a community, and we give you our deepest thanks. PA TRO Ada Herald Ada Nursing Home Avon Beauty Salon Binkley’s Poultry Market Dale’s Barber Shop Ferguson Insurance Agency Gamble Store Gardner Drug Store Hubbell Implement Company Messick’s 5 and 10 Store Sam’s Shop State Candy Company Umphress Refuse Service Varsity Pizza Shop THE CUBBYHOLE WANTED: BROWSERS NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY Uniques, Gifts, Cards, Jewelry 407 South Main Street Ada, Ohio PRODUCTS SYMBOLIZE YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS Fine Class Rings — Yearbooks — Diplomas — Awards — Graduation Announcements ADA THEATER 215 South Main Street Phone 634-3036 “The Best in Movies” 80 Compliments of your personal representative: Bob ShackelfordBROWN'S BARBER SHOE c I Haircut by Appointment 126 South Main Street Ada, Ohio t m m' Phone 634-5831 PRIDE OF LIMA PROVISION COMPANY ‘ No Meal Complete Without Meat” Our Greatest Asset — Your Good Will Lima, Ohio EQUITY DAIRY NO. 5 ■v Open Weekdays and Sunday Groceries Ice Cream Milk Candy Phone 634-2946 225 North Main Street Ada, Ohio FORD . . . 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Leach, managers NORTHERN EREEZE VANDEM ARK INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE 208 N. Main Street Ada, Ohio Phone 634-4851 Insurance — Rentals — Loans Home — Business — Industrial — Farms LAKERS HARDWARE Serving Sandwiches, Fries and Frozen Desserts 10:00 A.M.—11:00 P.M. 430 S. Main Street Ada, Ohio “Service with a Smile’’ Phone 634-4791 Phone 634-2796 105 S. Main Street Ada, Ohio  MAIN DIME STORE PARSHALL’S CLOTHING “Where Friends Meet” Dale Gardner North Main Street Ada, Ohio FIELDS BAKERY Weddings — Birthdays — Parties 102 N. Main Street Ada, Ohio Phone 634-5811 Clothing for every member of the family N. Main Street Ada, Ohio Phone 634-2791 Featuring Bobbi Brooks SIMON’S S0HI0 SERVICE Main and Lincoln Ada, Ohio Phone 634-2816 87PAUL’S BARBER SHOP 214 N. Main Ada, Ohio PEPER DRUGS GRAVITY GRAIN BOX McCurdy steel PRODUCTS Phone 634-4065 126 E. Buckeye Street Ada, OhioPRESTON FUNERAL HOME STEINMAN LUMBER COMPANY 24-Hour Ambulance Service Oxygen Equipped Phone 634-4931 202 South Main Street Ada, Ohio JERI’S BEAUTY SHOP 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Daily — Closed Monday Evenings and Saturday Afternoon by Appointment 108 East Buckeye Street Ada, Ohio Phone 634-2826 PAULINES DRESS SHOP Dresses — Sportswear — Lingerie — and Accessories 206 North Main Street Ada, Ohio Phone 634-3856 SOUSLEY INSURANCE Auto — Fire — Life 107 North Main Ada, Ohio Phone 634-2886 ADAMS' MARKET Ada and Alger, Ohio Ada — 409 South Main Street Phone 634-2891 Alger — Phone 757-2502 89SUPREME CLEANERS 512 South Main Street Ada, Ohio Phone 634-4906 B M AUTO PARTS. INC 1 Ada — Kenton — Forest 222 North Main Street LONG'S MARATHON “Drive-in Please Drive Out Pleased” Phone 634-3851 Ohio WYSS CAR WASH Do-it-Yourself and Save Wash Your Car for 25c or 50c Back of IGA Foodliner Ada TRYLBIA BEAUTY SHOP Phone H2 West 634-4096 Buckeye Open 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Monday thru Friday Evenings and Saturday by Appointment Experienced operators specializing in permanents, hair shaping, and hair coloring.IGA FOODLI C. A. Harris, Owner r. E. UMPHRESS JEWELERS Open 9 to 9 Monday—Saturday Route 69 Ada, Ohio Phone 6.34-4881 VARSITY BARBER SHOP 405 South Main Street Ada, Ohio Mon., Tues., Wed., Sat. 8 A.M. — 6 P.M. Thur. — 8 A.M. — 12 noon Kri. — 8 A..M — 9 P.M. CAREY INSURANCE “For The Gift You Give With Pride — Let Your Jeweler Be Your Guide.’’ 204 North Main Street Ada, Ohio REICHERTS Ada’s Largest Clothing and Shoe Store 111-113 South Main Street J. W. MERTZ HARDWARE Insurance and Bonds 501 North Main Street Ada, Ohio Phone 634-2036 2 “The Store Where You Can Find Most Household Fixtures and Supplies.” Ill North Main Street Ada, Ohio 9 1 Phone 634-2821Two Homes. ALGER FEED, GRAIN, AND FERTILIZER COMPANY HANSON FUNERAL HOME Ada, Ohio Phone 634-2936ADA FARMERS EXCHANGE 105 South Gilbert Street Ada, Ohio Phone 634-3026 BAUGHMAN'S GREENHOUSE Phone 634-2906 824 South Simon Street Ada, Ohio Get Your Corsage For The Dance At......... BISCHOFF'S HIGHWAY OIL RR 1 Ada, Ohio Phone 634-2981 ADA DAIRY 309 South Main Street Ada, Ohio Phone 634-2871HIND ALL SONS H. A. POWELL 513 North Johnson Street Ada. Ohio Phone 634-2846 FINDLAY EQUIPMENT SALES. INC Commercial Food Service Equipment, Supplies Refrigeration, Paper Products Serving Restaurants, Hotels, Hospitals, Schools and Clubs 828-30 North Main Street Findlay, Ohio Phone (419) 422-4872 '’PHOTOGRAPHY AT ITS BEST” Ohio ADA SUPER MARKET 112 North Main Street Ada, Ohio COMPLIMENTS OF J. M. SHAFTS COMPANY Distributors of Deerwood Foods 309 East North Street Lima, Ohio PEPSICOLA BOTTLING COMPANY Wapakoneta, Ohio Makers of Diet-Pepsi, Teem, Kickapoo Joy Juice, and PEPSI — the cola that beats all others, ice cold. 94OHIO - KENTUCKY MANUFACTURING COMPANYTHE LIBERTY NATIONAL BANK "get Ac pitainted ith your Bunker - your Future Depends on Him. ” 96 £ Your Bank is a Financial Department Store that Handles Everything from Checking Accounts to Transfer of Funds to Foreign Countries. South Main Street Ada, OhioINTERESTS 97Each year the Ada High football squad selects a senior girl that they think will best represent them and their school and she becomes the Homecoming Queen. The attendants are each chosen by their classmates. This year Jeanette Willeke was our Queen. On Thursday night she was honored at a bonfire and then reigned over the Ada-Columbus Grove game on Friday after being crowned by two of the captains—Bruce Hays and Dan Archer. Her crown bearer was Carolyn Dearth and her football bearer was Dennis Dearth. The squad also presented Queen Jeanette and the crowd with a 29-12 victory over Columbus Grove. On the following night she was again honored at the Homecoming Dance. Asked her feelings after being chosen Jeanette said, “When my name was announced my feelings were first of shock and then of pure delight. I was never so happy in all my life. The thought of walking across the field in front of everybody awed me at first, but I wouldn’t have given it up for anything in the world. It was the most glorious night of my life and I shall never forget it.” oass SOPHOMORE Jo Ann Love FRESHMAN Melinda Sousley JUNIOR Carol Bischoff 1966 QUEEN Jeanette Willeke SENIOR Chris Lehman■’66 HOMECOMING HIGHLIGHTS FOOTBALL SEASON We celebrated our Homecoming Game victory at our annual Homecoming Dance. Reigning over the festivities was Queen Jeannette Willeke, escorted by Larry Lambert. Her court consisted of Freshman Melinda Sousley, escorted by Mike Tarr, Junior Carol Bischoff, escorted by-Ray Long, Senior Chris Lehman, escorted by Don McKinley, and Sophomore Jo Ann Love, and her escort Richard Roth. 99CAST WALTER P. LATHERBY.... ARTHUR BARNARD........ LINDA BARNARD......... MISS BAKER............ ALOYSIUS (PUFF) WITOMSKI CARLA CARLSON......... JEANNIE WILSON........ A POLICEMAN........... DR. HOCKHORST VON BARF . MISS BOOTH............ . . . . Butterfield .. . . Ray Long . Linda English . Beth Bowden Brian Peppier Karen Klingler . .. . Beth Roof . Steve Dunbar . . . John Roush . Mary Hubbell THE JUNIOR CLASS 17 MARCH 1967 DIRECTOR Mr. Madison "THE PERFECT IDIOT presented by DANIEL TENNYSON........ Steve Sobers ROGER TENNYSON...................Joe Roof MARGARET TENNYSON..... Carole Weimer JACKIE TENNYSON..................Ron Wyss RHODORA................. Debby WirtCAST "Murder Takes the Veil” SISTER OSMOND.................Betty Clapper SHERIFF.........................Bob Lucas RINDY.........................Linda Cheney MOTHER THEODORE .... Chris Lehman HY.............................Gary Jackson PETE.................Richard Conley TRILLIUM.......................Barb Prater MR. TORVALDSON........Neil Williams HELEN..............Coleen Hathaway ERIC....................Bruce Hays MARY ELIZABETH......Nancy Klingler ALISON............Jeanette Willeke SISTER RAYMOND........Jacque Ludwig ARCHER........................Terry Davis SISTER ETIENNE.................Mary Moffitt KATHY.......................... Pat Klingler MR. PERRY...............David Link MINNA.........................Jayne Hawley GLORY.........................Becky Banks MRS. PERRY.....................Dama Wirries NERISSA.......................Nancy Runser ERMINE WAGNER..........Marilyn Tarr THEOPHILUS BURNS . . Randall Hattery DIRECTOR: Mr. Madison Presented by the Senior Class 18 Nov. 1966 101QUEEN Coleen Hathaway with Bruce Hays KING Terry Davis with Joyce Stobbe Valentine Dance QUEEN Rhonda Miller and ESCORT Ernie Curtis HI-Y AND Y-TEEN TINSEL BALL G. A. A. VALENTINE DANCE Attendants JUNIOR Carole Weimer ESCORT John Rodgers SENIOR Jacque Ludwig ESCORT Brian Peppier SOPHOMORE Bev Keith ESCORT Bob Newland 102OUR QUEENS G.A.A. QUEEN HI-Y and Y-TEEN QUEEN HOMECOMING QUEEN JUNIOR FAIR QUEEN Rhonda Miller Coleen Hathaway Jeanette Willeke Jacque Ludwig 103SHORT STORY JUNIOR Carole Weimer SOPHOMORE Gene Belch SENIOR Sue McNabb ESSAY JUNIOR Alice Neiswander SOPHOMORE Pelma Snyder SENIOR Pat Klingler denotes winner SENIORS ACCEPT THE CUP READING SENIOR Barb Prater JUNIOR Linda English SOPHOMORE Jan Hoffman ORATION SOPHOMORE JoAnn Love SENIOR John Rodjrers JUNIOR Bill ButterfieldSENIORS CAPTURE THE CUP The auditorium was filled with tense, cheering people. Sophomores had won the skit with the 4 Hunkey-Binkey Report,” and Juniors had taken the decorations with their ‘‘Time Line.” The winners in each category had been announced—Short Story, Sophomore Gene Belch; Essay, Senior Pat Klingler; Reading, Sophomore Jan Hoffman; Oration. Senior John Rodgers. It was close, and the spectators were sitting on the edges of their seats, await'ng the announcement of the winner of the 1967 Interclass Contest. ‘‘The winner,” began the judge, “the class of nineteen sixty. . . .seven!” A tremendous roar arose from the Senior section—they had won ! SOPHS TAKE SKIT 105Waiting for N. H. S. Assembly Receiving the name Lighting the candleK H. S. Members 22 March 1967 BACK ROW Xeiswander. Bowden. Jackson, Peppier, Sobers. Sage, Meyer, Wolke. Moloney, Baughman MIDDLE ROW Bank. Moffitt, Weimer, Shulaw, English, Miller, X. Klingler FRONT ROW Weaver, Stambaugh, P. Klingler, Ludwig, Hathaway, Lehman Becky Banks and Pat Klingler ROTARY WORLD AFFAIRS CONFERENCE John Baker and Ron Krofft STATE MUSIC CONTESTANTS BACK: Hubbell, Koch, Lucas, Love, Roth FRONT: Bischoff, Hays, Brown, Abele, Darlington. WirtPROPHECY—Miller, Ludwi? CLASS NIGHT 26 May 1967 SONG—Hall, Klingler, Hatterv WILL—Butterfield, Jackson POEM—Willeke HISTORY—Lehman, PraterClass Motto A channel lies behind; but an ocean lies beyond Class Colors Class Flower Emerald Green and White Gardenia 111The beginning and the end of twelve eventful years 112


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