Adams State University - El Conquistador Yearbook (Alamosa, CO)

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sip eae da — ro meee Le pean ee aE oa age ase ret tie wh sn fateh Saar Rai Soe ts ee wn Se I. Student Union Building 2.Coronado Village 5 Administration Building 4.Parking Area STennis Courts 6 Library 7 CasaBonita Dormitory 8Mount Blanca Student Apart ments 9,15.Faculty Housing ’ | f | i ie : EDGEMONT BLVD. 4) el eel y | © = 2 a SAN LUIS. AVENUE See JNNIAV GNOD3S Hb A a pe Ce SR | SLR sill ADAMS “STATE COLLEGE CAMPU lO.Gymnasium i! Fremont Hall 12. Industrial Arts Building I5. Kit Carson Dormitory 4RioGrande Student Apartments 6 National Guard Armory |7.Student Housing 18. Parking Area 19.20.21. Athletic Arca A LITHOGRAPHED YEARBOOK DALLAS » TEXAS ONES eR sl a baer ecg es pais HGR: 2 Sect! wat Sonaaeia “ kl Conquistador O 1954 Foreword " “csmmaes@mis ANNUAL STAFF Ernest Montoya, Keith Davis, Pat Stephenson, Assistant Editor, Connie Jordan, Editor, Mary Speed, Mary Alice Drake. Back row: David Houser, Photographer, Alice Wright, Sponsor, Lawrence Mondragon, Mary Lou Cowen, Liliosa Gomez, Mary Jane Reed, Claude Archuletta, Lou Halasz. Not pictured: Jack Trainor, Pansy Howard, Alice Pugh, Barbara Ray, Tony Reeh. To you, the students and faculty, we present this book as a souvenir of life at Adams State College. In later years we hope it will recall pleasant mem- ories of your college days in 1953-1954. We express our thanks to Dr. Meyer for advice, encouragement, and help in preparing this EL CONQUISTADOR. We also thank Allan Johnson and Ed Vallejo for assisting the staff photographer. THE STAFF Table of Contents Dedication Faculty Classes Organizations Honors Sports Campus Life ELLIOTT S. STONG, M.D. To you, Dr. Stong, we, the Staff of EL CONQUISTADOR, dedicate this 1954 edition. In this small way we wish to express our appreciation for your contribution to the health of our students and faculty—for the times you have willingly given up an evening at home to come to the bedside of one of us who was ill—for your un- selfish devotion to our sports program—and for your smile and friendliness which have endeared you to us and made you a part of Adams State College. “The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.” Between the two covers of this yearbook, one finds epitomized the activities of another school year. One year, five years, ten years hence you can open this book and reminisce with former faculty members, old friends and classmates. Life is richer just because of the friends we have made. My sincere thanks to the EL CONQUISTADOR staff for planning and giving the students and faculty at Adams State College this excellent yearbook. Congratula- tions on your splendid work. Your President, FRED J. PLACHY MRS F. J. PLACHY AND PRESIDENT fx] Zi a mM o = ee 4 nN oc = a = Zz tx a an seater nage WM. T. MEYER Head, ie Division of Education and Psychology ACHSA NASH Extension ELSIE S. DUNKEL Elementary DALE LORIMER Secondary R. BURDETT BURK Elementary IRA RICHARDSON President Emeritus LLOYD G. SWENSON Director of Student Personnel KEATS R. McKINNEY¥Y Dean EVA R. BORREGO On Leave of Absence E. F, EVANS Secondary DEAN B. LYMAN, JR. Head, Division of Languages and Literature RICHARD N. POLLARD English BERYL McADOW Literature and Dramatics ALICE K. WRIGHT English MARGARET McKENZIE a French and German et AG LENORE M. BROWNLEE Librarian FRANCES PHILLIPS Spanish H. GORDON McCURRY Business Manager AUAMD DIA COLLEGE JANICE DeREMER Secretary to the President ESTHER S. LYMAN Registrar PHYLLIS DUNHAM Assistant Librarian HOWARD FOSTER Director, Information Service PEARL ANDERSON Secretary Information Service AGNES POLLARD Library W. H. KADESCH Physics TOM R. THOMSON Chemistry { JAMES H. CRAFT Head, Division of Science and Mathematics MERLE MILLIGAN JOSEPH DANIEL GWEN McBRIDE Mathematics Biology Comptroller K. S. STONG Physician ESTHER HOUSER Nurse | | | RONALD CRAWFORD Head, Division of Health and Physical Education MICHAEL STIMACK HELEN CONNOR LAWRENCE “SPUD” ORR Physical Education Girls’ Physical Education Physical Education es TR TRO eI NEN om ca JAMES P. HATFIELD Art JAY CAMPBELL Band Director GLENNYS RUGG Music PAUL H. WILLIAMS Art JOHN ANDERSON Head, Division of Fine Arts ROBERT M. ARMAGAST Industrial Arts ARTHUR S. WELLBAUM Business Administration JAMES R. GROVES Secretarial Studies WINFRED MOTT Building and Trades R. G. BROWN Head, Division of Vocations MILDRED K. DeLONGCHAMP History JULIAN SAMORA - Social Sciences NORMA PETERSON History GILBERT R. DALE Head, Division of Social Sciences MAURICE G. HESTER Assistant Superintendent Buildings and Grounds JAKE CHARLIFU Janitor JUAN MAES Fireman RALPH SMITH Superintendent Buildings and Grounds LUIS MARTINEZ JUAN SANDOVAL MARY WAGNER Be ce RUYBAL a r= Fs é Senior c Officers P : é A RICHARD JARRELL BARBARA TAYLOR EMMETT KING, JR. ED ROCKETT, President MR. DALE LORIMER, Sponsor Senior Boy and Girl ALLAN JOHNSON WANDA DECKER Seniors Sant PEARL ANDERSON Logan, Utah LYLE BETHKE Alamosa BILL BLEICH Alamosa JoHN BRANDT Shiprock, N. M. JouN CANTY Sanford ae i‘ BERNICE CARROLL ch : Alamosa Seniors WANDA DECKER Alamosa PAULA FREEMAN A lamosa MARILYN DOHERTY Alamosa ERNEST GARCIA Alamosa Bos GILLESPIE Ft. Lyon, Colorado DALE HIGEL Antioch, California Seniors JosiE JARAMILLO Ft. Garland RICHARD JARRELL Alamosa ALLAN JOHNSON Pueblo CONNIE JORDAN La Jara MEL JORDAN Alamosa JERRY KILL Chicago, III. een eheew Le ; arenes geen ee ee OO Peer eee gg HEHEHE THE FE ahah eld, gaa eree sce © (eteteetel ge eke ens Oe Reeeneeen gener reer ee NOOR E OTE Cg eee TS ee eeey saeee ss oe PUNE ce nett —_ + Og ae nant Whaatet PRR tn et ee pee ee ae e ty Cp ene ar es ohh « rer re ts tt. Ss " eenveeee 0 Nea Beg ahi enee tn awe ebouns + MeN ee eee eee 9 ARTA ERY 0 ey 5 2 eo +obEdsans ees + eam ss © [ame tee eirek es pees eeezene Seniors EMMETT Kine, Jr. Walsenburg JAcK KNOBLAUH Bethlehem, Pa. RICHARD KULWICKI Detroit, Mich. PETE LOPEZ Alamosa RicHARD MASCARENAS Alamosa ANDREW MAY Denver Seniors LarrRY MONDRAGON ‘ Antonito nad ERNEST MONTOYA Alamosa BS ess Ds DEAN MoRGAN Farmingdale, S. Dak. CuRTIS PRICE Alamosa FLOYD QUINTANA Villa Grove GLORIA RAEL San Acacio enuors Joun T. REGAN Pueblo Ep ROCKETT Detroit, Mich. ERNEST ROYBAL Blanca FILEMON SANDOVAL Costilla, N. M. Bon SMITH Springfield Tom SMITH Alam osa Seniors BARBARA TAYLOR Alamosa DALE THOMAS La Jara RICHARD TURNEY Alamosa Jim VERALDI Denver Tosy VIGIL Blanca Kay WATKINS Alamosa r “N TZ, th yo yr DAN SUFULSKI, President MARY JANE SPEED MRS. FRANCES PHILLIPS, Sponsor JON PLACHY Not pictured: CAROL STIMACK + a : i Bet seh BO Rises Bick alas Biles bios, cat | a ROXIE BOYD ED VALLEJO RUEBEN AGUIRRE yo Se | a CLAUDE ARCHULETTA Farisita, Colo. ements ee Moffat LINDA BEATTY ROXIE BOYD MARGIE CORDOVA Alamosa Walsenburg Alamosa ARTURO CORREA Trinidad DONALD COUCH Alamosa as oes SS — JANYCE COUCH MARGARET COWAN Alamosa Alamosa ; MARY LOU COWEN GARY CURLEY Alamosa Las Animas KEITH DAVIS Stonington TERESA GARCIA Alamosa RUTH GOHR Monte Vista LILIOSA GOMEZ Pagosa Junction BOB HAMM MARY LINKHART Alamosa Independence, Mo. MARY MAHON Cortez JAMES MEEHAN Alamosa CARO LEE MORGAN Sanford RUPERT PADILLA San Luis LOU ANN PETERSON La Jara JON PLACHY Alamosa An Oe seca JOSEPHINE PREZZIA MARY JANE REED Alamosa La Junta i ORLANDO RIVERA VIRGIL RUGGLES Alamosa “Casey” Del Norte LORRAINE SMITH Alamosa ROLAND SMITH Pagosa Springs CAROL STIMACK Alamosa MARY JANE SPEED La Veta PATRICIA STEPHENSON Blanca CARMEN STINE Monte Vista DOUGLAS THOMAS Alamosa ALICE WELBOURNE La Jara CHARLES WILLBURN Alamosa ED VALLEJO Walsenburg Officers DR. LLOYD SWENSON, Sponsor PANSY HOWARD JOYCE GOEHL LOREN GORDON IGNES LUCERO, President Boy and Gurl Q fos S = 3 = Qo Ky Outstandin CHRISTINA CRUZ RICHARD MARTINEZ JOE ALBERT Chama, Colo. BARBARA ANDIS Alamosa ROBERT ARAGON Ft. Garland LOUISA ARELLANO Alamosa IRENE ARGUELLO Ft. Garland ARLOA BEAL Hotchkiss EARL BEATTY Alamosa SALOMON CHAVEZ San Acacio eee CS) RONALD CHITWOOD Durango FRANCES COOPER Alamosa HERBERT CORDOVA Garcia CARLA CRAWFORD Alamosa CHRISTINA CRUZ La Veta JOE DABNEY Alamosa GILBERT DALE, JR. Alamosa DANNY DECKER Alamosa FRANCES DORSEY Alamosa ABIE DUARTE Ft. Garland NELLIE ESPINOZA Manassa REBECCA ESPINOZA Manassa S O P h O m O r e S KAY FAUCETTE Sanford VIOLA GARCIA Ft. Garland JOYCE GOEHL Hooper LOREN GORDON Castle Rock ROBERT HAGLER La Jara LOUISE HALASZ Englewood DAVID HOUSER Alamosa PANSY HOWARD Chowchilla, California ae eas ms VIRGINIA ITO Alamosa JOHN JAIDINGER : Denver ARNOLD LEE Alamosa FAIRY LEWIS Alamosa IGNES LUCERO La Jara ANDY MANG Blanca CAROLINE MARTINEZ Gardner CLAIR MARTINEZ Durango ELVA MARTINEZ Alamosa RICHARD MARTINEZ Blanca JUNE McILVAINE Alamosa BILL MEEK Craig S O IP h O m O r e S BETTY MILLER St. Albans, W. Va. CARLOS MONTOYA Alamosa GILBERT MONTOYA Manassa ALICE PUGH La Junta DELFINIA RAEL San Acacio KITTY RAEL Alamosa BARBARA RAY Ordway WARREN REED Sanford S@eaom7rosomuameom TONY REEH Longview, Texas AMANDA ROMERO Manassa NINFA ROMERO San Pablo LUCY ROUSE Alamosa ORLANDO ROYBAL Blanca BONNIE SHEPARD Alamosa GARTH SMITH Cholame, Calif. WAYNE THOMPSON Center ISAC VIALPANDO Chama, Colo. PHILIP WARD Sargent PATRICIA WARNER Guffey TLORENCE WHITING Alamosa S O iP h O m O r e s a Se cr ion ine” Ye og te 2 % tt eee oe ae TTT ee hoe eh ie. | rere BOB McCLAREN, President GRACE OBA HERBERT TAYLOR DR. JOHN ANDERSON, Sponsor Girl RE PHULOSOPEY » 0) B oy and hman - Fres J a rae re oO Ss Stee oe 2G aa un d j' ha an Ea ‘ahalmietepeiniviatete jaiaj=[ajaiejedatnfejatelalaietelelet=tets lols fatelabebeisiete reser ttteisiet a i Outstan Freshmen MARY LEE ABEL Alamosa BENITA ALVAREZ Weston GARY ANTISDEL Denver SHIRLEY ARAGON Ft. Garland Cc. PANO ARCHULETA Las Vegas, N. Mex. TONY ARCHULETTA Monte Vista JOSE ARELLANO Pueblo NASH ARGUELLO Ft. Garland LUCAS BARELA San Luis ANTHONY C. BENAVIDEZ Blanca DAVE BORGMANN Longmont CLIFFORD BRITTON Kim, Colo. Freshmen MARGARET BUHR San Acacio DOROTHY BURGER Alamosa RAY BURROWS Alamosa JAKIE CANDELARIA Alamosa SYLVIA CHAVEZ La Jara JOHN CHRISTENSEN Cheyenne, Wyo. KURT CORNUM Sanford JOE CORSON Belle Fourche, S. Dak. JOHN CRENSHAW Ft. Worth, Texas JACOB DIEL Monte Vista MARY ALICE DRAKE Alamosa ROSINA ESPINOZA Manassa Freshmen JANE FIELDS Alamosa EARL FINNESSEY Alamosa JOHN FULLER Del Norte BENNY GARCIA Sanford FLOYD GARCIA San Acacio URSULA GARCIA Crested Butte LEVI GONZALES Ft. Garland SAM GONZALES La Jara DELBERT GREEN Alamosa VERL GREEN Monte Vista MARTHA HAMMER Divide BERT HANSEN Alamosa Freshmen NANCY HATFIELD Alamosa LEROY HOWARD Gary, Indiana BILL HUMPHREY Alamosa CARLOS JARAMILLO Costilla, N. Mex. JOYCE JONES Alamosa JOHN JUDGE Peekskill, N. Y. HAROLD LETTERLY Alamosa KELLY LICKLYTER Alamosa DAVID LIRA Alamosa GILBERT LOPEZ Alamosa POLINARIO LUCERO Antonito GILBERT MAES, JR. Ft. Garland . Se 2 er ® Sei. of Freshmen CAROLE MAESTAS Sanford LOIS MAGGARD Alamosa BERNICE MANZANARES Manassa CLEMME MARTHELL Gary, Indiana FRANK MARTINEZ Alamosa JEANNIE McCARRELL Hooper Hooper BOB McCLAREN St. Joseph, Mo. JUANITA McGAUGHEY Huron, S. Dak. | PAUL McCARRELL JOHN MEDINA Manassa MARILYN MOTT Alamosa GRACE OBA Alamosa Freshmen EILEEN “KIT” O’NEAL Aurora SHIRLEY PARKHURST Blanca LOYOLA QUINTANA Antonito HENRY RENTIE Alamosa ALAN REYNOLDS Sanford PATRICIA ROLAND Mote Vista EVANGELINE ROYBAL Blanca BERNIE RUYBAL Alamosa SYLVIA SCHNEIDER Fairplay WILLIAM SINGLETON Gary, Indiana EDWARD SKAFF Del Norte BILL SNYDER Denver Freshmen CONNALLY STEWART Alamosa ROCKY SUMIDA Blanca BOB TALLY Alamosa HERBERT TAYLOR Alamosa JACK TRAINOR Carthage, Texas CONNIE VELASQUEZ Alamosa JACKIE VIGIL San Luis LIN WARWICK Alamosa PHILIP WILLIAMS Alamosa JOAN WINCHELL Alamosa MARTHA ANN WRIGHT Alamosa Pat Stephenson, Secretary, Gordon McCurry, Business Manager, Charles Willburn, Vice President, Bob McClaren, Dan Supulski, Ignes Lucero, Don Stimack, President, Dr. Lloyd Swenson, Faculty Advisor, Ed Rockett. shasta a A mnt i cast OE ee : iis ews dia tabeagsene Fin Selita sd tials sons. Suet ES Dale Thomas, John Brandt, Don Stimack, Ernie Montoya, Ed Rockett, Marilyn Doherty, Connie Jordan, Wayne Rose. Dr. Richardson, A. Wright, D. Lorimer, G. McBride, J. Samora, C. Jordan, D. Thomas, J. DeRemer, P. Stephenson, W. Decker, E. Rockett. Be ee nee Ae pareve Miss El Conquistador MARY JANE SPEED Chosen by: Fred Harman “Red Ryder” JOYCE GOEHL © dX XL = Oo =p 5 = i) Q Q = = Attendants 2 al Rin: setae plat Me «ANE ge Queen LILIOSA GOMEZ ORLANDO RIVERA 2 and Cc Paes = _—_ = e — S e — Q — — _—_ Kin Winter Carnival Dance eat 1953 Winter Carnival King and Queen, Don and Carol Stimack, crown the 1954 King and Queen, Orlando Rivera and Liliosa Gomez, as Prince and Princess Dan and Wanda Decker (left) and Duke and Duchess Roland Smith and Carla Crawford (right) look on. Left to right: Charles Willburn, Margaret Cowan, Bob Hamm, Carla Crawford, and Frances Dorsey. Alpha Psi Omega MARGARET COWAN President President Plachy talks with Jeannie, Sweet- heart Queen, as Page Jeannie Mott stands by with gifts. Sweetheart Queen SHIRLEY JEAN McCARRELL Escort: NORMAN NASH We salute DR. BEAN and MRS. BROWN- LEE, who have served us well through the years. Their services to our school personify a spirit of loyalty and of devotion which we would do well to emu- late. LENORE M. BROWNLEE Librarian Professor Emeritus of Education (Retired July 1953) DR. LUTHER E. BEAN ( To retire August 1954) In Memoriam WILLIAM H. ADAMS, respected citizen, faith- ful state servant, exemplar of true loyalty to his friends and to his convictions, passed from us Thursday morning, February 4, 1954. He served faithfully as a member of the state legislature for many years and as governor of the state for a period of three terms. He was unfailing in his interest in the growth and progress of the college which bears his name. For his benefactions and for his many services we give recognition to the memory of this outstand- ing man of our state. C. Willburn, B. McAdow, J. Plachy, A. Beal, J. Goehl, K. Davis, T. Reeh, F. Dorsey, A. Johnson, B. Hamm, B. Taylor, R. Boyd, M. Cowan, L. Beatty, J. Fields, D. Burger, T. Garcia, R. Pollard, C. Crawford, D. Fairchild, B. Shepard, L. Gomez. Second row: Paul McCarrell, Charles Willburn, Keith Davis, Douglas Fairchild, Tony Reeh. Front row: Frances Dorsey, Bonnie Shepard, Alice Welbourne, Carla Crawford. Frances Dorsey John Judge Mary Lee Abel Jack Trainor Bae aM pee ares S CAS 7 AE ae 4 Teresa Garcia, Carla Crawford, Joyce Goehl, Frances Dorsey, Bud Carsella. Back row: J. Sheeley, V. Ruggles, B. Carson, B. Weems, W. Rose, J. Kaps, B. Smith, J. Guymon. Second row: E. Rockett, J. Veraldi, D. Couch, D. Supulski, W. Thompson, A. May, M. Jordan, G. Curley. First row: E. King, B. Meek, L. Gordon, J. Van Bibber, D. Carson, I Lucero, O. Rivera. ; ve 2% at: = ee o a Back row: J. Christensen, D. Borgmann, D. Thomas, J. Pruitt, R. McClaren, G. Antisdel, L. Warwick, J. Plachy. Second row: J. Kerr, R. Allbee, P. Ward, N. Nash, D. Carson, A. Beal, J. Trainor, E. Montoya, R. Hamm. Third row: C. Archuletta, M. Drake, M. Wright, J. Corson, J. McCarrell, B. Snyder, C. Jordan, N. Hatfield, J. McIlvaine, J. Williams, B. Miller. Front row: M. Doherty, J. Smith, B. Taylor, B. Alvarez, U. Garcia, R. Boyd, L. Halasz, M. Reed, P. Roland, C. Velasquez, J. Diel, (Kneeling) T. Garcia, C. Crawford, F. Dorsey, W. Carsella, J. Campbell. Officers: J. Campbell, Director, F. Dorsey, B. Alvarez, P. Ward, R. McClaren, E. Montoya, President. M.E.N.C. OFFICERS John Anderson Benita Alvarez Bob McClaren Barbara Taylor Jay Campbell J. Campbell, E. Montoya, C. Archuletta, P. Ward, B. McClaren, L. Warwick, J. Sangre, B. Miller, J. Vigil, M. Wright, M. Speed, B. Taylor, B. Alvarez, M. Mahon, P. Howard, J. Anderson, N. Hatfield, J. McCarrell. ALTOS and BASSES—Fifth row: K. Fry, R. Allbee, B. Hamm, C. Willburn, J. Plachy, S. Schniéder, J. Mcllvaine, M. Abel. Fourth row: L. Warwick, P. Ward, P. Howard, H. Taylor, L. Peter- son, N. Hatfield, J. McCarrell, G. Antis- del, C. Britton, C. Price, N. Nash, C. Cruz, C. Morgan, M. Mahon, F. Whit- ing, B. Humphrey, E. Montoya, J. Kaps, J. Christensen, F. Cooper, D. Burger, M. Buhr, R. Cochran, O. Hathaway, A. Chacon, B. Shepard, M. Lindsay, C. Crawford, B. Alvarez. TENORS and SOPRANOS—Fifth row: M. Drake, J. Fields, M. Cowen, B. McClaren, D. Thomas, B. Weems. Fourth row: B. Ray, L. Halasz, L. Beatty, B. Taylor, J. Kerr, L. West. Third row: M. Speed, F. Dorsey, B. Miller, P. Howard, E. Roybal, B. Snyder. Second row: M. Mott, A. Pugh, M. Wright, J: Jones, O. Rivera, C. Montoya. First row: J. Vigil, C. Vel- asquez, N. Espinoza, D. Carson, J. Diel. Rael President Cruz Caroline Martinez Mary Jane Speed Dale, Sr. Sponsor OFFICERS Chris Dr. Gilbert $ Peis i | a a ta Officers: Arloa Beal, Orlando Rivera, Richard Mascarenas, President, Liliosa Gomez. Back row: A. Medina, L. Gordon, A. Correa, J. Meehan, E. King. B. Carroll, L. Mondragon, R. Aguirre, K. Cornum, S. Steele, F. Martinez, A. Mang, P. Lopez, I. Arguello, U. Garcia, E. Martinez, S. Aragon, J. Prezzia, C. Cruz, J. Jaramillo, L. Arellano, R. Martinez, B. Alvarez, A. Romero, T. Garcia, R. Espinoza, L. Herrera, D. Rael, N. Espinoza, L. Quintana, N. Romero, C. Martinez, V. Garcia, C. Montoya, O. Rivera, A. Beal, Mrs. Phillips, Sponsor, R. Mascarenas, L. Gomez, E. Montoya, G. Montoya, G. Rael, J. McGaughey, K. O’Neal, A. Valdez, and I. Martinez. SO Aa ae oH i LEO Jerry Kill, Jack Kaps, President, Wayne Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Smith. BSB) BG Ge fa a ad Back row: James Sherman, Bob McClaren, Tom Marshall, Bob Smith, Kurt Cornum, Willie Singleton,. Bill Meek, Andy May, Mr. Ralph Smith. Seated: Jerry Kill, Jack Kaps, Wayne Thompson, Mrs. Ralph Smith. W. Mott, Sponsor; J. Plachy, President; P. How- J. Prezzia, M. Cowen. C. Willburn, A. Pugh, ? wn ec fa = fe fe © ard Paul Williams, Sponsor, Paul McCarrell, Tony Reeh, Roland Smith, Carla Crawford, John Christensen, Nancy Hatfield, John Crenshaw, Tom Marshall. OFFICERS Barbara Andis, Nancy Hatfield, Roland Smith, President, Paul Williams, Sponsor. Back row: Larry Mondragon, Isaac Vialpando, Orlando Rivera, Floyd Higel, Keith Davis, Isaac Martinez, Arloa Beal, Ronald Chitwood, Dale Thomas, Merle Milligan, Joseph Daniel, Sponsor. Front row: Richard Mascarenas, Tom Thompson, Delbert Green, June Mcllvaine, Earl Finnessey, Mrs. Mary Kadesch, W. H. Kadesch. Science Seminar OFFICERS Floyd Higel, Dave Houser, Dale Thomas, President, Joseph Daniel, Sponsor. Back row: Mrs. Brownlee, Wanda Decker, Paula Freeman, Amelia Valdez, Lorraine Smith, Josie Jaramillo, Mary Speed. Second row: Connie Jordan, Marilyn Doherty, Mary Lou Cowen, Carol Stimack, Teresa Garcia, Liliosa Gomez. Front row: Pat Stephenson, Lou Ann Peterson and Caro Lee Morgan. OFFICERS Wanda Decker, President, Paula Free- man, Connie Jordan, Mrs. Brownlee, Sponsor. osesiegs Pe sigeee obe ti ree sift Sete ar eRe Pa elagatetegs ii ‘ Lr iispeee trees Pe088 L048 © yds +4 PL etereede (ei 4 Peg ee Ges: 4 Lae oN BH EEE “tis teseheg a Back row: E. Skaff, J. Medina, G. Montoya, P. Hart, E. King, F. Quintana, R. Mascarenas, Dr. Samora, Sponsor. Father Faistl, E. Vallejo, President, J. Regan, J. Kill, R. Aguirre, C. Cruz, M. King, C. Maestas, J. Prezzia. L. Arellano, A. Romero, S. Aragon, D. Rael, I. Arguello, U. Garcia, R. Espinosa, L. Quintana, M. Lindsay, J. Goehl, L. Gomez. E. Martinez, C. Martinez, F. Garcia, K. Rael, B. Alvarez, L. Herrera, J. Vigil, C. Valesquez, R. Espinosa, N. Espinosa. OFFICERS Ed Vallejo, President, Shirley Aragon, Josephine Prezzia, Christina Cruz, Nellie Espinosa. ® AS e ; io = mm S = ti 5 ee yee . Wale NaS eA Ps SA foe eS - Top row: Charles Willburn, Bob Hamm, Jon Plachy, Tony Reeh. Front row: Pansy Howard, Barbara Ray, Mary Lou Cowen, Alice Pugh, Pat Stephenson, Mary Jane Reed, and Dr. Thompson. OFFICERS Mary Jane Reed Pat Stephenson President Alice Pugh Jon Plachy Te Dr. Lloyd Swenson, Sponsor; Orlando Rivera, and Pat Stephenson. mR. ROY WELKER i Church of Latter Day Saints | Inter- " ‘ Religious RABBI Jacon == COB so Temple Babee Council SPONSORS RELIGIOUS EMPHASIS WEEK Episcopal Church | REV. ROBERT WHITING OS =o Back row: John Anderson, Sponsor, Bob McClaren, Dale Thomas, Jay Campbell. Second row: Orlando Rivera, President, Leland McDaniel, Burt Hansen, Lynwood Warwick, John Canty. First row: Pearl Anderson, Caro Lee Morgan, Lou Ann Peterson, Frances Cooper, Martha Wright, Paula Freeman. Ee Oa et Le) Standing: Earl Beatty, Philip Ward, Douglas Fairchild, President, Roland Smith. Seated: Richard Pollard, Sponsor, Linda Beatty, Barbara Taylor, Frances Dorsey, Carla Crawford. Constitutions pending. Josephine Prezzia, Margaret Munda, Arloa Beal, Gloria Rael, Barbara Ray, Benita Alvarez, Roxie Boyd, President, Pansy Howard, Mrs. DeLongchamp, Liliosa Gomez. Casa Bonita Council OFFICERS Gloria Rael, Arloa Beal, Roxie Boyd, President, Margaret Munda, Mrs. te DeLongchamp, Pansy Howard, Barbara | Ray, Josephine Prezzia, Liliosa Gomez, Benita Alvarez. Seated: John Canty, President. Standing: Gary Curley, Paul Hart, and Richard Martinez. Fremont Council huletta, a, C. Aree ne bs M. Lindsay, _ Aguirre, L. Mondraer R bai Montoy, ee OFFICERS—Keith Davis, Mary Speed, President; Caroline Martinez, Patricia Warner, Josie Jaramillo. d, R Ox; Bony, larp, OFFICERS—Top row: June Mcllvaine, Miss Helen Connor, Sponsor; Roxie Boyd. Front row: Bonnie Shepard, Con- nie Jordan, President; Carla Crawford. eh 3 Mls ae A ieod e - ee Tony Reeh, Amelia Valdez, Allan Johnson, Paula Freeman, Ignes Lucero, John Judge, Gilbert Dale, Jr., Ed Vallejo, Connie Jordan, Dave Houser. South Coloradan Co-Editors Ed Vallejo, Allan Johnson All Conference vy Football oe ae 1953 BUD CARSON Center JACK GUYMON End Seniors Back row, left to right: Andy May Don Stimack Jack Kaps Jack Knoblauh Front row: Wayne Rose Jim Veraldi Keats Kulwicki Bud Carson Ed Rockett Tom Smith Jerry Kill Standing, left to right: Ignes Lucero “Skeeter” Howard Wayne Thompson Clair Martinez ‘ Bob Pollard Front row: Clemme Marthell Sam Steele Dan Supulski Kay Faucette Bill Meek Bob Weems Jack Guymon Standing, left to right: Kurt Cornum Andy Mang Carlos Montoya Greg Bahr Front row: Benny Garcia Don Couch Loren Gordon John Crenshaw Jakie Candelaria Jerry Rodriguez Clemme Marthell Coaches: Lawrence “Spud” Orr, Ron Crawford, Mike Stimack, and assistants Jay and Jimmy Stimack. 1953 FOOTBALL RECORD | © ADs niet oteateates ada eee 7 Arizohes «State: ae ee 20 | | AS sae ee ee a Western New Mexico __........ 0 ||) Pande ce8 cies oes eadeaenian eae 7 Colorado state 2) eee 13 | S'S. Chu ek coe on 18 eastern’ NevsMevicd oseaieeenee 36 | +A SC | ee rr 185 Panhandle ASM os 20 | © A i ee eee 14 New Mexico Military Institute _______ 37 | AS. Cee RS oe 7 Colorado School of Mines __---. 20 | WAS. Ce eee ai Highlands University ————____ 6 | AS CVs ett er 26. Western State 46 I, HOMECOMING GAME—Oct. 17 Opponents F annandleeccnt i} SPUDBOWL GAME—Nov. 14 Opponent—Western State | Conference games ANDY MAY DON STIMACK JACK KAPS JOHN CRENSHAW JAKIE CANDELARIA JERRY RODRIGUEZ Football Spee IGNES LUCERO “SKEETER” HOWARD WAYNE THOMPSON CLAIR MARTINEZ BOB POLLARD : CLEMME MARTHELL Football ech WAYNE ROSE JIM VERALDI KEATS KULWICKI ED ROCKETT TOM SMITH JERRY KILL Football LAC saci Ss pete we ANDY MANG CARLOS MONTOYA GREG BAHR BENNY GARCIA DON COUCH LOREN GORDON Football el ee) . i sey g biaiteerneeettuhiedh caterers te Fe Pane baie tinn y tial SAM STEELE DAN SUPULSKI KAY FAUCETTE BILL MEEK BOB WEEMS KURT CORNUM Football 1954 RECORD Adams State takes second place in New Mexico Conference. Colorado Mines 40 Colorado Mines 45 Western State 67 Western State 59 Ent Air Force Colorado College -...60 Eastern N. M. Eastern, N. M. Arizona State RON CRAWFORD Coach Oe ire es ek 65 ae eet 62 Di ha ghee he a 70 BNO Agee ce 63 Ate eee ae a 99 BC ele ae 58 | GoM © ca eee eae ae 80 Pa eerie ist, a PN see Steet 93 Ne Cee Sala 71 BAS Cees See 69 es ee eae Hee cede He Conference Games Arizona State ____ Western N. M. _.... 5 Western N. M. ___. 66 Biillips3 66 eee 87 Western State uo Ent Air Force _... 70 Panhandle A M __56 Panhandle A M __.72 SOL eMichdels=2..-, 94 St. Michael’s _____ SI Highlands Univ. -..67 Highlands Univ. -..63 Colorado College 40 “SPUD” ORR al Coach ee KAY FAUCETTE SE WAYNE RO JOHN CANTY JACK GUYMON WARREN REED IGNES LUCERO “WILLIE” SINGLETON GARY CURLEY Graduating Varsity JOHN CANTY, WAYNE ROSE, BOB SMITH BILL SMITHPETERS BOB SMITH MIKE STIMACK Infield: Albert Chacon, Andy May, Jack Kaps, Jack Van Bibber, Richard Arguello. Pitchers: Wayne Rose, Don Lounsbury, Andy Mang. Catcher: Keats Kulwicki Outfield: John Jaidinger, Dick Turney, Emmett King. Standing: M. McAllister, D. Fingado, L. Espinosa, G. Curley, J. Gilder, B. Carson, M. Stimack. Front row: D. Carson, D. Aragon, E. Arbar, B. Wallen- dorf, L. Gordon. CURLEY JACK GUYMON Jon Plachy and Bob Hamm finish a close match. Golf Pe Ready to Tee Off! os ee WARREN COOPER BILL PRICE 6 a hig ee ‘ ED ROCKETT a ee Ace cs = “2 Saat ac) a BE Ba es ee oz fact. ee ae ei HBR se! BEARHARRERUORR AE Freshman] pabed. SIpR EE aii $opi St cegtasar sate = OQ ins S 5 Roo = ®Paem a ooo a ; ppg sarge srarae eee eclierietsnaichatoescsthiite lvsn we — 1954 e Show icin Med es cotinani nate aati ee Uts ce WN = Q Q = ce 0 = = S QL QL = S ae Third NEWMAN og cae or WESLEY eee | 2 z eR RS CS ; _— BUSINESS CLUB JUNIOR CLASS Pow-Wow Floats Genghis Khan, III! Stairway to Heaven Centipede or Mary Lou? Talkin’ Turkey, Tony? Log: Winter val 1 Carn Almost Bedtime? Toothache, Roxie? ee Jelly for Joe and beans for Leroy, served by Mrs. Smith, add up to a delicious supper menu. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Smith serve supper to “their boys” from Kit Carson and Fremont Halls every Sunday night. Mr. Smith looks on as Ed helps himself to the coffee. D 0 o | © What Happened to the Beans? Thinkin’ ’bout It. She Accepted Saturday Night Better Get Ready No 5 O'Clock Shadow for Me What a Guy Won't Go Through Just For a Date Don’t Believe 7 a Word of it Pansy. Hmm, Where Do We Go From Here? c ee Yn a Sd Here’s Why Horses Don’t Bet on Bossy, Please Come Home! Three Casa Bonita Belles Pose for the Photographer. A Star for Earl. Just Studying? ‘ 2] ce RAO Quartette? aa RED RYDER RANCH . PAGOSA SPRINGS , COLORADO ” EL 700 Mornineside Dr. SE Albuqueroue, N.Me Janusry 16, 1954 Connie Jordan Editor, El Con:uistador Adams State College Alemosa, Colorado Dear Connie: Thank you for your letter, and I would be very happy to help you in acting as a Judge if you will forward the pietures to m when they ore ready. Please send them to my winter home in Albuquer- que, New Mexico, at 700 Morningside Drive, SE. It could be thet I might be on 4 trip to New York at the time you mentioned, but my mail will be forwarded to M6 I appreciate your confidence in my judgment --- horses and womentit It May Not Be Shakespeare, Cordially yours, - But Anyway... Fred Agrees to Make Choice. Well, It’s Like This...” Gee, Hope It’s Not Broken. THE ELI’S LIBRARY STAFF INTRAMURAL ALL-STAR BASKET: BALL TEAM—B. Carson, A DeRemer, D. Stimack, J. Knoblauh, J. Fuller, J. Kaps, N. Nash, G. Bahr. Not pictured: A. Correa, M. Jordan. Ey eet Graduate Division CHARLES HANER, JR. Alamosa, Colorado B.A., Adams State College 1953 Ed. M., Adams State College 1954 The graduate program was resumed during the Summer of 1953 with twenty-seven students, and prospects for continued growth are encouraging. ae Ce : : : ® BUD CARSON a . 2 Hooper, Colorado a Finished work on B.A. bese December, 1953 Began work on Ed. M. January, 1954 JAMES SHERMAN Deadwood, South Dakota B.A., Black Hills Teachers College 1953 hag Began work on Ed. M. a September, 1953 General Vocations Bob Smith, Instructor, Jose Medina, Charles Haner, Instructor, Manuel Arguello, Raymond Muniz, Robert Smith, Paul Montano, August Martinez, Ben Montoya, Jose Q. Martinez, Joe Atencio, Albert Salazar, Tom Romero, Joe Sanchez, Joe Lucero, John Ruybal, Jose Trujillo. Charles Haner, Joe Atencio, John Ruybal Back: Paul Montano, Tom Romero. Front: Albert Salazar Joe Lucero. i 2.Coronado Village J Administration Building 4. Parking Area 5S Tennis Courts 6. Library 7 CasaBonita Dormitory 8Mount Blanca Student Apartments 9,15.Faculty Housing ADAMS STATE COLLEGE CAMP | I.Student Union Building 7 ee ae a a 0GEMONT BLVD. 2 O eon ens Pe i { Aes ot eee | bo = 7 = i eo “Wetics, 4 ‘ ¢ o | | o | O SAN LUIS” a : AVENUE q | @ Auta | ad wu, J J aye } r ey 4 3 act et ; JNN3AY GNOD3S CUAL a cia td) le ae ree ae ea ‘Pe qoenosn gaq) jooocace Dae Ont etaaees eR ee ag a +o-- sdocvoooo0g ee RAO, SER EER ROLLE NIE ILE | 10. Gymnasium : (1. Fremont Hall — {2. Industrial Arts Building | — |B. Kit Carson Dormitory | = 1l4RioGrande Student Apartments | 16 National Guard Armor y ——— {7.Student Housing — Py ipharking Aca, 19.20.21. Athletic Arca ewe 3ANJAV


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