Arkansas City High School - Mirror Yearbook (Arkansas City, KS)

 - Class of 1956

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' , .......77,78 ..... 73 .' ....... .... . .24 ....... . ' .. .... ,25, 31 " .. ' . ......... 40 .... . ....4, 5,6 .. ...74-76 ' ...66, 67 .. ' ................ ...24 STATION The stud1o of Channel ACHSI lb p1ctured at the rlght Thxs IS where all the studyxng good tlmcs and mem OFILQ occur Power and knowledge I3 obtalned from thls channel Whlth pro vldcs workmg condmons for the students who attend I-L14 'Qs Curry F1eld another prop used ln our T V show IS where all the home football games are played A lot of actlon has been seen here smce ll started nn 1920 It was named Curry Fxeld nn honor of Amos Curry athletxc dnrector of the h1 h school and umor 'W S J college IDENTIFICATION T... One of the setun s for the events whxch are televlsed y Channel ACHS takes place ln the Audltorlum Gym nasxum Classes and sports events and also specxal occas1ons such as the Arkalalah are held here n ' I W 4 w. N , 2 1 ' - ' - Y E KN Y ILT! - I ' A . N . ' s . . . I - . 3 . . . L V , . ,-345 1,53 .. 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ORVILLE GREGORY ROBERT HAGGARD LAWRENCE HANSEN Physical Education Social Science Auto Mechanics Sophomore Class Salesmanshlp Senior Class Sponsor-Pep assembly Dlstrlbutlve Ed . Sponsor Chairman 115 ERNESTINE HERRIN Physical Education Future Nurses' Club Sponsor 'Q A 3 1 ' 5. 5 nr! , M . I , Wig' M 'Q R. C. JUDD Social Science Usherettes, Pep Club Sponsor, Tennis Coach, Guidance Committee Chairman GAYE IDEN Science Senlor Class Sponsor F.T.A. Sponsor Y ' ith, C ..f5, VERA KOONTZ Art Aw CARL JACKSON Football-Track Coach Social Science Asst. Basketball Coach f"'3Ql 1 T Q. 0'9" HELEN LYONS Language Y-Teen Chairman Senior Class Sponsor MARTHA HANSEN Home Economics Y- Teen Sponsor Junior Class and F .H.A . Sponso XJ' I '1 KENNETH JUDD Chorus, Symphonic Choir, Senior Class Sponsor Guidance Committee HOYT PIPER Mathematics Hi-Y Sponsor Junior Class Sponsor 1 4' 57 J ' " . 1 PAUL REID ART SNELLER L. O. STINEMETZE VERNA STUTEVILLE PATTI SUMMERS Social Sclence Industrial Arts Blology Typing. English Social Science Biology junior Class H1-Y Sponsor Finance Secretary Y-Teen Sponsor Student Council Sponsor Guidance Committee Y-Teen Sponsor Sponsor A A Q k...'. Q31 -K 'b l- xiii' r .31 ' , . ' H ". A - GX 1. - . . ..:- . 4 V 3 'fu fr gf... 1". 1' . It xl . l- " '-Y' 5 Ma f BASIL THOMAS AUGUST TROLLMAN Speech, Forensics Band, Orchestra Debate Coach Senior Class Sponsor ' 3 . rg . A I MARY WALKER English Ark Light, Quill 81 Scroll Sponsor Y-Teen Sponsor Junior Class Sponsor DON VA LLIERE Basketball Coach Commerce A sslstant Football, Tennis Coach HAROLD WALKER Agriculture F .F.A. Sponsor Senior Class Sponsor FAYE WA LLACK Mathematics Psychology Mirror Sponsor Y-Teen Sponsor Sophomore Class Sponsor EDNA WHEATLEY English Assembly Sponsor Y-Teen Sponsor junior Class Sponsor PRGDUCERS - DIRECTOR , 'As 1 is considered the most im- SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS seniors are the leaders of President - jim Henderson Vice President - Sydney Smith developed this abiliry during Secretary-Treasurer - Mary Ann Blass Student Council - jim Hill have been in high school. producers and directors of see that the plans are fx -N5 Q--v E7 if xl X JN XY l ifxi xx .i i W. il? PN ,, .1 Ui llil-if itwhiii .i lil X l.QJ i.x . f,1xi N r.rX'iI' iii . iiix. ,-,'. . .L.i.i. .-. X sl in lillNi...?-fixvr d l..l X S X fQ -1' 2'-ff.-2 6 .9 Sli.-XRUN .-'xllfl lllzll NJN f Pup Y' IUUFIA l,2, i, l'llll Nursus' Club 2, '? Prusip- i,-nw Officer l. Blzl lY AIKINS Pup Lliilu 4-ag X' l,2, l, Opuruini l,2, Mw. a. T Solo. Syrrplioniu .i i .-, l73C:'X"xllQJUlpuflLf2l ,-,, , . ficur 1, ,fri , L .., ICIIL' 3: llriiiimiis Club 3. JEANNHTYE ATKINS - PvpL1lubl.Z' Chorus 2, 25: Upon-iid lg NIL-famuii 2, 33 Symphonic Choir 2, '33 Y' icons l, 2, 33 Forensics 23 Future Nursus' Club 2, 3. AERRILL ATKINS - Hi-Y ll F.l".A. lg Conference Officer l, 2, 33 Lciiui n,+-n's Club 2, 3, Vice Prc-sidcntg 'liuuk i,2g Football l, 2, 35 Basketball l. GERALD BARKER r Track 1,25 Football 1 5 HAROLD BARKER - Track lj Football 2. LETHA BILYEU e Chorus 2. 33 Operctta 31 Y-Teens 2,3 Conference Officer 1, 2. MERLE BIRD - Messiah 3, H1-Y 3. THOMAS BI I"I LE H1 Y 2 3 Seeretary MARY ANN BLASS Pep Club 1 Chorus 1 2 3 Operuta 1 2 3 Mesbxahl 2 3 Solo Sym home Choir l 2 3 Usher at es 1 2 Y Teens 1 2 3 Presxdem: Class Offlcer 3 Secrelarv lreaburnr Lssay Award 1 2 plaee Ark Llghn Staff 3 Dramaua Club 3 Glrls Sex turel 2 5 M1xed0u.1rret1 Conner Solo l SAMUEL BOWMAN Chorus 2 3 MARY LOU BORRUR Pep Club Qs Messlah 3 Svmphonlc Cholr 3 1 2 3 Dr1ll'Ieam l 2 3 sh ,L X, eretteb 2 3 Y Teens 1 2 3 G A A 1 Lonferenee Offlcer 1, 2, 3, Shorthand Club 2, Sec 3, Presldent 'D 5 ww-4 KAY BROOKS - Y-Teens 1, 33 Shorthand Club 2. SANDRA BROWN - Pep Club 1, 2, 33 Drill Team 3, Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, Chairman, G. A. A. 1, 2, 3: Shorthand Club 2, 3, f Qi Q!-r' DELBERT BRYANT KENNETH BUSBY BETTY BUTLER - Y-Teens 1: G.A.A. 1, 3, Conference Officer 1, 3: Future Nurses' Club 3. jOE BUTLER - Band 1, 2, 33 Hi-Y 1, 2: Football 23 Biology Club 1. WANDA CAMERON - Chorus 1, 23 Mes- siah 1, 2. 3. BETTY CAMPBELL - Pep Club 13 Chor- us 1, 2, 33 Messiah 1, 33 Symphonic Choir 33 Y-Teens 13 Shorthand Club 2 MARGARET CARLSON - Pep Club 1, 2, 33 Drill Team 2, 33 Y-Teens 1,2, 3: F.l1.A. 33 Student Council 3. ly, X A 1 RONALD CARR - Band 1, 2, 33 Orches- tra l,2Q Symphonic Choir 33 Chorus 1, 23 Messiah 1, 2, 3: Hi-Y 1, 2, 3 Z' K Q YS. ?, Nur BEATRICE CHISHOLM - Y-Teens SUE CHAPMAN A Operetta 1, 23 Y- 1, 2, 33 G. A. A. 1, 2, 33 Spanish Teens 1, 2, 33 Messiah 1, 2, 33 Club 3. Symphonic Choir 1, 2,33 Ensemble: Conference Officer lg Shorthand Club 2 3 MARLENE CHRISTENSEN - Pep Club 2, 33 Chorus 1, 23 Messiah 1, 2, 33 Symphonic Choir 33 Usherettes 33 Y- Teens 1, 2. DON CLARK - Hi-Y 1.2, 33 Lettermen's Club 1, 33 Student Council 33 Track 13 Ark Light Production Staff 1, 2, 33 Printers' Guild 1,2, 3. TQ. Quartet 23 Hi-Y 3. LESLIE COGGINS IOE CLARK Chorus 2 Messiah 3 Symphonic Choir 3 F F A 1 Let termen s Club 3 Track 2 Football 1, 2, 3, Conference Officer 2. RAY CLODFELTER - Band 1, 2, 33 MARY COX - Chorus 1, 2, 3, DAVE DAULTON - Chorus 2: Letter- ' men s Club 3 Tennis l. 2, 33 Bas- 3 ketball 1 3 Class Officer l, Vice 2 President Conference Officer 1, 2,3. A g 'N WILLIAM DAUT Orchestra 13 Chor- us 1 2 3 Operetta 25 Messiah 1, 2, ' 3 Symphonic Choir 1,2,3gHi-Y 1, 23 ' Track 1 2 Debate 2. PEGGY DAVISON Chorus 1: Messiah 1 2 3 Future Nurses' Club 2. BETI Y CO'Ii'l'11I-L - Band 1, 2, 3, Secre- tary-'Iireasurerg Trios 2, Orchestra 1, 2, See. -'I'reas.g Messiah l, 2, 33 Y-'Ieens l. 2, 33 Student Council 3, Conference Officer 2, 33 Girls' State 23 lissav Award 2 place, Shorthand Club 2, 3, Secretary-Treasurer. DAVID COUPE - Tennis 2, 3, Letter- man's Club 3, Student Council lg Conference Officer 2. RUENE CRAMPTON ' Pep Club Operetta l,2, 33 Messiah 1, 2, 1,2, 3, Drill 'I earn 2, 3' Y Teens 3gSymphonic Choir 1, 2, 35 Ush- 1, 2, 35 Conference Officer 2 erettes 33 Y-Teens 1, 2, 33 Con- Shorthand Club 2: F.H A 3 ference Officer 35 Girls' State 25 Shorthand Club 2, Girls' Sex- tette l,2, 3, Contest Solo 1. LARRYCUDD-F.F.A. l2Track1,2 :X 3, Football 2, 3, Conference Officer vvittmm cunesss - orchestra lg 'S- Band lg Conference Officer 2. I PATRICIA COLGLAZII-R Pep Club 1 2, 35 Drill Team 3 Chorus 1 Operetta 1 2 3 Messiah 2 3 Usher ettes 33 Y Ieens 1 2 Y VlOl.A CONN1-R Chorusl 2 3 Mes siah 1, 2, s IEANNETTI- CONROY Fhorusl Mes siah 1, Y Teens 1 Shorthand Club 2 'M G. S' DEANNA LJESKINS - Y-Teens lg G.A.A. 2: Pep Club lg Chorus 1,23 Operetta 1, 2: Messiah 1, 23 Symphonic Choir 1,23 Shorthand Club 2. ROSE DICKERMAN - Pep Club lg Mes- siah 25 Y-Teens 1, 2, 33 F.H.A. 35 Shorthand Club 2. FRANK DICKSON '5 IAMES DIXON - Student Council lg Q F.H.A. 3. , snail ,, fir "'-J Track lg Conference Officer l, 3: Ark Light Production Staff 1, 2, 3: Printers' Guild l, 2, 3. NANCY DOWLER - Y-Teens l, 2, 31 MARY FOILES - Pep Club 1, 21 Chorus l 1: Operetta lg Y-Teens l, 2, 3: Con- , ference Officer 3. JOYCE FOLTZ - Girls' Glee Club 3: Messiah 3: Y-Teens l, 2, 3, Short- A hand Club 2, 3. JESSIE FORTSON - Y-Teens l, 2, 3: G.A.A. 2. LARRY DOWNING - Band 1. GERALD l:.AGAN - Track lg Bas ketball l, 2. 3 ANNETTE EASTMAN - Pep Club 2, Y-Teens l,2, 3: F.H.A. Secretary 3. FRED ERDMAN f T' 0 i tho' 'wrt' GLENDA FRIZZELL - Pep Club lj Y- Teens l, 2, 33 Shorthand Club 2. MARY BETH GAMBLE - Y-Teens 3, Student Council 33 Conference Officer 33 Shorthand Club 3. KENNETH GANN - Band 13 Chorus 33 Messiah 33 Symphonic Choir 33 Let- termen's Club I, 2, 3. Treasurer 3: Student Council 2, 3, Vice President 33 Track I,2, 33 Football I, 2,33 Bas- " ketball I, 33 Conference Officer I. Q4 ix s. CONRAD GARDNER - Hi-Y 33 Letter- men's Club 2, 3: Student Council I. 33 Assembly Committee LDdll'.Il3I1 33 Class Officer 13 Track 23 Foot- ball 1, 2, 33 Basketball 23 Conference Officer 1, 2, 33 Golf 33 Mirror Staff 2, 33 Ark Light Staff 2, 3. JOHN GAY - Hi-Y 3: Shorthand Club 2. WILLIAM GODFREY - H1-Y I,2, DANIEL GILLOCK - Tennis I, 23 33 Tennis 2, 33 Lettermen's Ark Light Production Staff 1, 2, Club 2, 33 Student Council 2, 3, President 33 Football Manager I, 2, 33 Basketball Manager 2, 33 Class Officer 23 Conference Officer 23 Ark Light Staff 3. 33 Printers' Guild I. xx MARY 30 GOODFELLOW - Pep Club I, 2, 3 Drill Team l,2,33 Asst. Maj 4,5 ,. orette 33 Messiah 33 Y-Teens l, 2, 3 Officer 2, 33 Symphonic Choir 33 President 33 Usherettes I, 2, 33 Foot- ball Queen 33 Debate I3 Forensics 33 Q V.F.W. Good Will Tour. JUNE GRIFFITH - Pep Club I, 2, 33 Drill Team 2, 33 Y-Teens I, 2, 33 F.H.A. 3, Officer 3. HENRY HALL - Operetta 33 Messiah 3 Symphonic Choir 33 Hi-Y 33 Student .,- Council 33 Forensics 33 Speech Play Q' E 33 Mirror Staff 3. ANN HARMAN - Pep Club l, 2, 33 Y- Teens 1, 2, 33 Messiah 33 Glee Club 33 Conference Officer 1, 3. ROBERT HARP N I JULIE HARPER - Pep Club 2, 33 Drill Team 3, Chorus I, 3, Messiah I, 3 Y-Teens I, 2, 3, Conference Offic 3, Shorthani' Club 3. RONNIE HARRIS JACK HA RTM AN JAMES HILL - Band I, 2, 33 En- sembles I, 2, 3, Solos I, 2, 3, Orchestra I, 2, 3, Operetta I, 2, 3, Messiah I, 2, 3, Symphonic Choir I, 2, Tennis 2, Student Council 3, Class Officer 3. DOROTHY HATCIII-QR - Band 3: Or chestra I, 2, 3, Messiah I, 2, 3, Y Teens I. NANCY HATFIELD - Band I, 2,35 Usherettes I, 2, 3, Head Y-Teens I, 2, 3, Student Council 3, Confer ence Officer 2, 3, Best Girl Citi- zen 3, Ark Light Staff 3. tra I,2,3. Messiah I, Y-Teens I, 5:1 JAMES HENDERSON - Letter- men's Club 3, Tennis I, 2, 3, Class Offi Conferenc Boys' State 2: Mirror Staff 3 Ark Light Staff 3. 'Z cer 3, President, e Officer I, 2, 3, VIRGINIA HIMES - Chorus I, 2, 2.3. GARY HINES - Band I, 2, 3, Orches- JA CK HOCKENBURY - Lettermen's Club I, 2, 3, Track I, 2, 3, Football I, 2, 3, Basketball I, 2, 3, Conference Officer 2, 3, Ark Light Productior Staff I, 2, 3, Printers' Guild 3. J: CAROL HOWARTH - Pep Club 3, Presi- dent, Band I, 2, Orchestra 1,23 Mes- siah I, 2, Y-Teens I, 2,3, Chairman, G.A.A. I, Student Council 3, Confer ence Officer I, 2, 3, Shorthand Club 2, President 3, Student Council Rep- resentative. CAROLYN HUBBARD - Chorus 3, Mes- siah 3, Shorthand Club 3. dent Council 2. CLIFFORD KEITHLEY - Football 3. EDWARD KEEFE - Ark Light Pro- duction Staff 1, 2, 3, Printers Guild 1.2, 3, Treasurer 2. ROBERT KEMPER EARLE KENNELLEY - Chorus 2. IXJN KIMSEY il A1 BRENTON JONES - Hi-Y 3: Stu- BEVERLY IORDAN - Y-Teens DAUNA HUMBOLT - Pep Club 1, 2, 3, Drill 'leam 1, 2,33 Chorus lg Y-Teens 2, 35 Operetta 2, 3: Messiah 1, 2, 33 G.A.A. 1. BERNARD ISEMINC-ER MARY ANN IARVIS - Pep Club 2, 3g Drill 'l eam 3, Y-Teens 1, 2, 33 G,A.A l, 2, 35 Student Council 3g Conference Officer 1, 2, 3: Quill and Scroll 2, 3, Mirror Staff 2, 3 Editor 3: Ark Lighr Staff 3. REBECCA JEWELL - Y-Teens 1, 2, 3: Shorthand Club 2. CAROLYN JOHNSON - Band 1, 2, 3, President 33 Ensemble 2, 39 Messiah l, 25 Y-Teens l, 23 G.A. A. l, 2, 3, President 3: Class Officer 2, Secre- tary, Conference Officer l, 2, 33 Mirror Staff 3. 2, 3: G.A.A. 1,23 Conference Officer 1,25 Shorthand Club 2. ff 'cr J M Officer 3. 13 Future Nurses' Club 2. GARY LELAND - Band 1, short- yqeens 1 hand Club 2, 3. Qfficer 33 BARBARA Ll1ME.RT - Pep Club 1, 2, 33 Cheerleader 1, 2, 33 Head Cheerleader 33 Usherettes 33 gigls' State 23 Shorthand Club BARBARA KROUT - Chorus 1,21 Mes- siah 1, 2, 33 Symphonic Choir 33 Y- Teens 1, 2, 33 Conference Officer 1 Shorthand Club 2. WILLIAM KUHNS - Hi-Y 1, 2,33 Ten- nis 33 Conference Officer 1, 23 Mir ror Staff 3. ARTHA LALLMAN - Pep Club 2, 33 Cheerleader 2, 33 Y-Teens3 G. A. A 1,2, 33 Student Council 33 Spanish Club 3: Good Girl Citizen Candidate 33 Conference Officer 1, 23 Mirror Staff 33 Ark Light Staff 3, Editor 3. LARRY LANDES - Student Council 33 Track 2. 33 Football 33 Conference FRANCES Llili - Chorus l3 Messiah ,2, 33 G.A.A. Student Council 23 DAN LeSTOURGEON - Hi-Y 1, 2, 33 Conference Officer 23 Track 1. KAYE LINNENKOHL - Pep Club l, 2, 33 Drill Team 1,33 Chorus 1, 2, 33 Sextette 1, 2,33 Opererta 1, 23 Mes- siah 1, 2, 33 Soloist 33 Symphonic Choir 1, 2, 33 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, Of- ficer 33 G.A.A. 1, 23 Assembly Com- mittee 13 Class Officer 13 Conference Officer 2, 33 Debate 2, 33 Forensics 2 33 Speech Play 2, 3. - 1 KQYZLTZNVILLE - Pep Club 1, 23 Y-Teens TWYLA LITTOU - Y-Teens 3. MARCIA LODGE - Pep Club 1, 2, 33 Drill Team 1, 2, 33 Chorus 1, 23 Operetta 1, 23 Messiah 1, 23 Sym phonic Choir 1, 23 Usherettes 1, 2, 3g Y-Teens 1, 2, 33 G. A.A. 1, 23 Student Council 13 Conference Officer 1. .Jil 11 42:9 ia- zaf as si. 'CV '-I-'iw PA IRICK LOGAN A Ili-Y 2, 33 Ireusur- er P53 Science Club 2, X33 Conft-renee ficer 3 PAIRICIA LOOMIS f Usnerettes 2, 33 Y Inu Club 2, T33 Spanish Cluh 3. PAULA LOVE - Pep Club 1,23 Y- leens I '7 "' G ' ' ,-. 41. S35 Schohirsliip 23 junior hervice League Ifuture Nurses' Club 2, .53 Mirror Staff 32 Ark 1' ZX ,kt an .. s I,2, 33 Ifuture Nurses' . A. A. 23 Conference Officer RI I A MART IN - Y-'I eens I, 2, X53 Short hand Club 2, 3. ROBIQRI MARIIN - lrack lg Basketball MILQLXIN MILLILR - Ili-Y 33 CARMEN MARTINEZ - S ' h pants Ifoothdll I. Club 33 Future Nurses' Club 2. IO ANN MOFFITI' - Band I, 2, 33 Duet 3: Trios 23 Orchestra I,2, 33 Chorus I, 2, 33 Girls' Sextette I, 2, 33 Operetta . I,2, 33 Messiah I, 2, 33 Symphonic Choir I,2, 33 Y-Teens I, 2, 33 Contest Qt? Solo I. PHIL MORRIS TREVA MOSIER - Drill Team 23 Pep Club I, 2. HAROLD MULLETT - Hi-Y 2, 33 F. F.A 1, 23 Class Officer 2, President: Con- ference Officer 2, 3. FLOID MCCORD - F.F.A. 1, 2,33 Ten- nis I, 2, 3g Conference Officer 2. DONNA McDOVk'l-QLL - Y- lleens I, Conference Officer 2. f' LINDA MCELYAIN - Usherettes 1.2 3. 9- KAREN MclN'l'lRlz - Pep Club l. 2, Messiah 2: Y- let-ns l. 2. 3g G, A X l. 33 Student Council l, 23 Confcrenct Officer 1,23 Shorthand Club 3: lfu' ture Nurses' Club 3. 5..- KIiNNIi'I'II McNL"I"I Lettermen's Club 33 Irack l. 2 Football l 2, 3 ANICIL NEAL. - Band l,2. ,Ig Orches- Symphonic Choir 35 Y-'I' H ' ,-, Ig Conference Officer 2. 1' 3 1.4, lg ,.gChor s 1 38 I 'US MARGARET OLYERA f Pep Club CLIFFORD PERKINS 1,23 Messiah l, 23 Chorus l,2g , Y-lcens l,2,3g lf.lI.A. 33 Shorthand Club 2 f x., PATSY PERKINS - Y-Teens 1,23 Short- hand Club 2. BARBARA PICKERING - Pep Club l, 2. 3: Messiah 2, YA leens l, 2, 33 Stu' dent Council 2: Conference Officer l, 2, 35 Forensics lg Speech Play 33 Shorthand Club 2, Ark Light Staff 3. DARLENE PINGRY - Pep Club 2,31 Chorus 33 Messiah 3, Y-Teens l, 2, 3 F ll A 3 DAVID PITTSER - Conference Officer 2. MILDRED POOL - Pep Club l, 25 Y- Teens l,2, 35 C-.A.A, lg Student Council 25 Conference Officer 2, Shorthand Club 2, 3. if IAMES PURDUE - Student Council 1,25 Ark Light Production Staff l,2, 35 Track I5 Conference Officer I, 2. SHARON QUICK - Pe Club l,25 Y-Teens 'E' 2, 35 Messiah 2, 35 Elonference Officer ' 2, 35 Essay Award 2, l Place. 'ip ANITA SANDERS - Chorus 1, 2, 35 Op- eretta 2,35 Messiah I, 2, 3: Sym- phonic Choir 2, 35 Y-Teens I, 2, 3. FREDERICK SAVAGE - Band I, 2, 35 Quartet 15 Trio 25 Orchestra 1,2 3, President 3. LARRY SAYLOR CAROL RHECE ' Pep Club I5 ELEANOR REYNOLDS - Pep Chorus 1, 2, 35 Operetta 2, 35 Club 1, 25 Y-Teens 1, 2, 35 Symphonic Choir 2, 31 Messiah F.H.A. 3, Shorthand Club 3. 1 2 3 1 n - RICHARD RINEHART - Hi-Y 35 F.F.A 1,25 Debate 2, 35 Forensics I, 2, 35 Speech Play 35 Spanish Club 3. PATRICK ROBERTS - Football 25 Con- ference Officer 3. GARY RADEMACHER - Band I5 Chor- us l,2, 35 Operetta I, 2, 35 Messiah I, 2, 35 Symphonic Choir I, 2, 35 De- bate 2,35 Forensics 35 Speech Play 3. ANNABILLLE RAHN - Y'TcenS 2, 32 Spanish Club 35 Chorus I. ROBERT RAKESIRAW ' I..ettermen's Club 35 Tennis 1,25 Student Council 35 Football 2, 35 Conference Officer MONA SLAVEN - Chorus I, 2, 35 Mes- siah l, 2, 3: G.A.A. 2. DARLENE SMITH - Chorus l, 2, Mes- siah I: Y-Teens l,2p G.A.A. I. MARIANNE SMITH - Chorus 1,33 Mes- siah 1, 2, 3g Symphonic Choir 1,33 Y-Teens l, 2, 3: Spanish Club 3, Treas SYDNEY SMITH - Pep Club 1, 2, 3: Drill Team I, 2, 33 Chorus I, 2, 3, Op- eretta l, 2, 3, Messiah l, 2, 35 Sym- phonic Choir l, 2, 33 Usherettes 2, 3, Y-Teens I, 2, 3: Assembly Commit- tee 2, Class Officer 2, Vice Presi- dent 2, 3, Conference Officer 3. GENE SMOCK - Operetta 23 Messiah 2, 3: Symphonic Choir 23 Speech Play 3. LARRY SIMS - Track 1,23 Football 2, 35 Basketball 2. NORMA SIMONS - Pep Club l,2, 33 Drill Team I, 2, 3, Majoretteg Usher- ettes I, 2, 3: C. A.A. l, 2, 3, Confer- ence Officer l, 23 Debate 2: Foren- sics 2, 33 Mirror Staff 2, 35 Ark Light Staff 2, 3. IANEENE SINLR nd l MARGARET SCHNELLE - Pep Club 3, Band 23 Orchestra 25 Chorus 35 Mes- siah Ilg Symphonic Choir 3, Y-Teens 2, 31 l".H.A. 3, Forensics 2. JACK SIil.AN - Chorus 1, .ig Operetta 3: Messiah 1,33 Symphonic Choir I, 3HiY2'3"nisl 2 A - y len Q ,2,3g Essay ward 23 Fortnightly Contest 2nd Place. 7 Student Council Rep., Ensemble Q 2, 3, Orchestra l,2, 3, Chorus VILRA SIMPSQN ' Pep Club 1, Zl lg Operetta lg Messiah I, 2, 33 Y-Teens 2, 3, Future 'Teachers Y--I-gens 1,21 35 Chairman: Sw- 3l5Ch01HfSh1PS 2-3lUf'10f Serv- dent Council 1,35 Conference Of- ICG LCHSUC- ficer I: Debate 2, 33 Forensics 3' I-uture Nurses Club 2, 3, Secy f' me. IANEI' SHliRWOOD - Y-Teens l, 2, 3. 'CP' I' W 'Nb' MARLENE SOMERS RALPH SPURRIER - Band l, 2, 35 lin- semble l, 2, 35 Quartet 25 Orchestra l, 2, 35 linsemble l, 25 H1-Y I,2, 'S Officer 35 Student Council 3. THOMAS STARK - Chorus 2, 35 'I rack 2, 35 Messiah 35 Symphonic Choir 35 l,ettermen's Club 1,25 35 Football l 5 2, 35 Basketball 2, 35 Conference Officer l, 2, 3. JOAN Sl'liliLli - Usherettes 35 Y-Teens 35 G.A.A. 2, 35 Officer 35 Student Council 35 Conference Officer 3 CAROL THOMPSON - Chorus 25 Mes- siah 35 Symphonic Choir 3. 35' 5 y . 4 1 r . . , 3 RUSSELL TOYYLESQ- Chorus 2, BbQ,lQf1,Qjff,dI 2MShQ,riQp29gSeL', ' Irfwk l'Z',33,f'00fb311 1-21 etta 35 Messiah 35 Symphonic 5 -3 31 Basketball 2' 31 Lsflffntsn S choir 35 Y-Teens 1 2 3- G. in 95,1 Club 2, 3, President 3. fiv- in-A 'us Y 1 r P? A.A. 1, 2, 35 Future Nurses' Club 2,3. CHARLES TRUXAL - Track l, 25 Bas' ketball l, 25 Conference Officer l, 2. BEVERLY YANN - Chorus 2, 35 Mes- 3- 5, is - 'H 39 . ,x 5 f ' 1? ltr' siah 35 Y-Teens 35 lf.H.A. 3. J"' stab 35 Symphonic Choir 35 Hi-Y 35 Lettermen's Club 35 Track l5 Football 1,2, 35 Basketball 1.2. 2. JOLETA WALDORF - Pep Club 1, 2 ' 35 Drill Team 35 Y-Teens 1,25 G.A. A. 2, 35 Conference Officer 25 Shorthand Club 2. WAYNE YAUGHAN - Chorus 35 Mes- GARY YIRDEN - Conference Officer IERRY WALKER PAUL WALTRIP A Band I. 35 Chorus 25 Track I5 Conference Officer 35 Speech Play 3. EDWIN WERNEKE 5 HIAY 35 Conference Officer I. 2, 35 Spanish Club 3. IQ? 29' ESTHER WHITE - Y-Teens I, 25 Short- hand Club I. '36 K ins- IAMIE WHITE - Pep Club I, 2, 35 Drill Team I, 2, 35 Chorus I5 Y-Teens I, 2, 3: G.A.A. I. 2, 3, Officer 3: Stu- dent Council 3, Sec. 35 Football Queen Attendant 35 Conference Of- ficer I, 2, 35 Shorthand Club 35 Future Nurses' Club 2, 35 Ark Light Staff Lflllllliiihil TRAVIS WHITE - Chorus 2,35 ROBERT WHITE - Band l, 2,35 Messiah 2,35 'Tennis 2, Orchestra I5 Messiah I5 Stu- dent Council 25 Conference Officer I, 2. CARL WHITFORD - Ark Light Staff I, 2, 35 Ark Light Production Staff I, Printers' Guild I, 2, 3. IO ANN WILSON - Pep Club I5 Drill Team I5 Usherettes I5 Y-Teens I, 2, AUDREY WOOD - Pep Club I,2: Drill Team 35 Y-Teens I5 G.A.A. 2. SANDRA WOODARD - Pep Club I5 Sextette 25 Chorus I, 2, 35 Messiah I, 2, 35 Operetta I, 25 Symphonic Choir I,2, 35 Y-Teens I,2, 35 Of- ficer 2,35 Shorthand Club I. BETSY WOODS - Pep Club I, 2, 3: Drill Team I, 2, 35 Chorus I5 Oper- etta I5 Messiah I5 Symphonic Choir I5 Y-Teens I, 2, 35 G. A.A. I, 2, 35 Conference Officer I, 2, 35 Mirror Staff 2, 3. 1' SEATED, left to right: Bob Martin, Kay Brooks, Mr. Curry, Sharon An- derson, Carolyn Johnson, Jim Hill, Janice Neal, Jo Ann Moffit, Larry Cudd, Harold Mullet, Kenny Gann. Merrill Atkins, Dan LeStourgeon, Pat Roberts, and Jim Dixon. SEATED, from front to back: Betty Butler, Jeannette Atkins, Martha Lail- man, Marlene Christenson, Sandra Brown, Jack Hockenbury, Jack Selan, Conny Gardner, Bill bodfrey, Gerald Barker, Floid McCord, Ronald Carr, Fred Savage, Richard Absher, Don Clark, Bil Kuhns. P' 3 fi 'iff' 23- gl . cf-f,,.f '9 ki .' 01, , J amie' pi? Eff 4-. '! ,.- 'ff' FM" JOE WRIGHT - Track 1, Football I, Chorus 2, Student Council 3. CORA LEE YATES - Band I, 2, 3, Orchestra I, 2, 3, Officer 3, Y-Teens I, 2, 3, Conference Office I, 2, 3, Shorthand Club 2. BILL HOPKINS Library assistance is being given to Janice Neal, Jo Ann Wilson, and Mary Foiles by Miss Ella Christenson, Librarian. Several senior girls who are talking over some prob ems with Mr. Ken- neth Judd are Norma Simons, Mary Ann Jarvis, Betsy Woods, Paula Love, and Jamie White. HALL OF FAME BETTY COTT ER Girls State MARY COX Gxrls state MARY IO GOODFELLOW won the V F W essay award a mp to Canada HM HENDERSON Boys State BARBARA LEMERT Girls' State RUSSELL TOWLES won the All American high school honor in football. -24- TECHNICAL ADVISERS ix The junior class is the middle class. Dur- JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS ing the junior year they are the assistants to President - Peggy Kennedy Vice President - Bill Bartlett the leaders as they watch and develop their Secretary-Treasurer - Mary Cotter Student Council - Charles Reid OWU leadership abilities. The juniors make sure tnat the producers carry out the plans which are laid. They are the technical ad- visers of the channel. ,- - . ', f X I 2 . . ' ' A 0 gg, I f 1. 17- I ' L fm- 5 1' 'A PQ "' 'N 1 K 'T' r Q X ' A -x ' Y '1 lg, I-C1 .p , .f "J K Richard Zaragossa Judy Ziegler Common activities of any school are the pep assemblies and pep rallies held berore athletic contests. At right ls a group of 'girls' who are presenting a skit for a basketball pep assembly. At bottom left and right a group of students take part in a snake dance and pep rally and then the painting of the streets afterwards. - -. ya f' I Rl' iw! ' Robert Trexler Bonnie Utt Nancy Van Winkle William Walker Barbara Ware Sherryllu Webb Gaye Nell Well.: Ray Wentworth Floyd West Larry Whaley Carol white Wanda White Jeannette Williams Sherrylln Williams Gary Willis Don Wilson Orman Wilson Betty Wlneinger Andrea Wolf Ilm Wynd P 'E all Ss- 11 1 'f ffl and Mrs James Eversoll was bom on May 11 1939 ln Lamont Okla homa She dled of encephalltas on February 12 1956 ln Arkansas Clty Kansas she was 12 and started the seventh grade ln junior hlgh where she contlnued until her sophomore year She moved back to Ark Clty at the first of her junlor year and attended school ln senior hlgh until she died MEMORY TIME Arleta Eversoll daughter of Mr oa- Arleta moved to Ark Clty when Arleta was a very excellent l slnger and she won several honors ln Junior hlgh for volce quality Arleta attended the Seventh Day Adventist church where she sang solos qulte frequently She was buried ln the Rlverslde Cemetery ln Tonkawa Oklahoma Arleta s classmates suffered a loss when she dled and in her honor they placed a gold Blble on a of The Traveler also pard tribute by wrltlng the following edltorlal ln her honor Arleta Eversoll IN A NEW LIGHT The finest attributes that man posses ses are not necessarily conflned to adults Young people can also display the better traits Kindness and courtesy a firm be llef that God s eyes watch over rhls world describe a group of teen agers in this com munity And perhaps it could be sald they are not exceptions but the rule Last weekend a 16 year old glrl lay unconscious at Memorial Hospital Per haps it was because her friends were de voted to her or that she had been worth knowing but many teen agers came and waited anxwusly hoplng they could help Arleta Eversoll Her sickness was of short duration and Arleta never knew those many frtenns were close by. It was a tragic ending: yet her schoolmates made this town proud. During that long wait when doctors do everything possible and a minute stretches into an hour, those young friends of Ar- leta called on the greatest Doctor to lend His hand. Nearly every hour little groups of classmates would leave their waiting place and go to the hospital chapel. There they would pray for their frlend's recovery. These young people displayed the same faith that often ls associated only with adults It was refreshing to know too that no one could have been more serious than these youngsters Ordmarlly there is galety when young folks gather This was not the case at the hospital Somehow these young friends understood the clr cumstances Even nurses whose time ls precious on occasions like this and who must make every step count noticed this group of younglsters Never were they in the way At a l times their actions were perfect This ls the story of young people in a different light. Arleta never knew about her friends on that last night. Few persons dld. It was a sad and shocking close to a young life . Here, ,though, ls something to re- member in the name of a young girl She proved that among the coming generation there are close friendships and they too, have an abldlng faith 'n God . Because she lived, the young person has been put ln a new light. 59. K 1' . pedestal ln the library. The edltor o p - V ' x Q g e s I v , ' I STAGE HANDS N-75' tif, The sophomores are the new class in the high school. It is this class that follows and works under the leadership of the upper class men. During this year they take their place in the life of the high school. As they carry out the plans they become the stagehands of ACHS. SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS President - Teddy Hollembeak Vice President - Charles Manney Secretary-Treasurer - Steve Kanelakos Student Council - Bill Hollins AL vi 'S Q , 'Q '- Q...-W li R "' 'I-up ..- 1 -' aw' :if WRITERS 3 ? The organizations are the life of the high school. It is through these leaders and their sponsors that the school life becomes rich in activities. As the organizations control the life of the school they are considered the writers of Channel ACHS. ORGANIZATION LEADERS ' Usherettes - Nancy Hatfield Hi-Y - Richard Absher Head Cheerleader - Barbara Lemert Ark Light Editor - Martha Lallman Student Council - Bill Godfrey Pep Club - Carol Howarth At lower right are Barbara Pic kering, aula Love, Norma Simons David Allen. WANTED - NEWS ! 'f' , Martha Lallman, Editor: Paul Love, Circulation Mrs Harold Walker adviser Jamie White Feature Editor, Norma Simons, Business Manager sECOND ROW Nancy Hatfield Exchange Barbara Pickering, Assistant Edltorg Mary Ann ,IBIVIS Advertising Betty Atkins Advertising Mary Blass, Circulation. BACK ROW David Allen Advertising Conny Gardner Photographer Jim Henderson, Advertlsingg Bill Godfrey Sports The first issue of the Ark Light, the school paper, was published November 11, 1917. Miss Pauline Sleeth gave the paper its name. The staff of the Ark Light is chosen by the sponsor. It is now pub- lished every two weeks . The sponsor is Mrs . Har old Walker. All of the stories are written by the students under the supervision of Mrs . Walker. It contains all the news ln and about school. The second semester of the 1955 Ark Light MARY WALKER received an All American rating. HIT PARADERS The drill team coming out of a countermarch during a dr1ll The Drill Team organized two years ago by R. C. Judd, director and sponsor, is headed by Norma Simons, and her assistant ls Mary jo Goodfellow . It ls composed of 36 girls wearing gold satin uniforms with white majorette boots. The Drill Team drills at football games and basket- ball and at special parades . This year they added to their activities by performing for out-of-town groups . R. C. IUDD, Spons LEFI' TO RIGHT Delberta Severs Martha rona, Janet Barton, Sharla Bliss, Sharon Reynolds JoLynn Clemente Io Ann Fitzgerald Iudy Stone Charlene Perry, Lynda Moore, Ruene Crampton Marilyn Kinney Janet Newman Tyler Jean M3111 Mary Lou Borror Audrey Wood, Betsy Woods. Doreen Trent Marcia Lodge Loxs Bllveu Sydney Smith Peggy Ann Kennedy Mary Io Goodfellow, June Griffith, Sheryl Howler Anita Belew Sandra Brown, Bessie McGaugh Roberta Pappan: Cross Bar: Danna Humbolt. Margaret Carlson Jolera Waldorf Par Ol' fi v FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Elaine Coffelt, Carol Reece, Jo Ann Motfit, Louise Holloway, Sheryl Dowler, Marlene Chrlstenson, Pat Colglazier, Sue Chapman, Eilene Shepherd, Sharon Helsel, Sandra Woodard, Janice Neal. SEC- OND ROW: Marianne Smith, Letha Bilyeu, Beverly Toms, Betty Campbell, Edna Rogers, Mary Cox, Joe Clark, Wayne Vaughn, Henry Hall, Jack Selan, Wanda White, Janet Sparks, Nancy VanWlnk1e. BACK ROW: 18211106116 Atkins, Kaye Llnnenkohl, Dauna Humbolt, Anita Sanders, Barbara Krout, Gary Rademacher, Bill Daut, Sam Bo- man, Mary Io Goodfellow, Sydney Smith, Betty Atkins, and Mary Ann Blass. CHOIR OF THE YEAR Symphonic choir has become an outstanding musical group in ACHS. They have participated in musicals of all types in the past year. Their performances for XJ' J Churches, clubs, assemblies, shows, and contest, has been W outstanding. They have participated in the annual Arkalalah and Messiah , this year and presented a variety R. , show of their own. fr MEMBERS OF THE SENIOR SEXTET are -. f FRONT ROW: Kaye Linnenkohl, so- 4 ' 1 pranog Io Ann Moffit, second soprano. KENNETH IUDD' Director SECOND ROW: Mary Blass, second so- prano: Betty Atkins, alto. BACK ROW: Sydney Smith, Alto: and Mary Cox, Soprano. 141- 16.25 bv ix. GUIDING LIGHT Mn- . nw 4-. ya.. 1--'- -15,0 RICH ARD ABSHER, President HOYT PIPER, Hi-Y Sponsor The Hi-Y organization in Arkan sas City, ls a branch of the Young Men's Christian Association. It is a Christian organization and the T group strives to have programs OEICEORS: FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Ralph Spurrler, which will build character in the Student Council Rep.: Richard Absher, Presidentg Jack Selan, Vice President. SECOND ROW: Pat Logan, Treasurerg Thomas Bittle, Secretary. members . H1-Y MEMBERS ARE: FRONT ROW: Jack Selan, Ralph Spurrier, Richard Absher, Mr. Piper, Pat Logan, Thomas Blttle, Dale Anstey. SECOND ROW: Don Blackwell, Guy Locke, Terry Absher, Don Evinger, Billy Overfelt, Robert Schooley, LeRoy Shurtz, Harold Mullet, Charles Miller, Ronald Carr, Kirk Downing. BACK ROW: Bill Kuhns, Edwin Werneke, Conny Gardner, Henry Hall, Melvin Miller, Don Clark, Larry Whaley, Jim Henderson, Ray Clodfelter, Brenton Jones, Richard Mason, and Bill Godfrey. R.: RRKANSLAS Clfy SENIOR Hu Y MEDICAL HORIZONS GRACE School N urse, Sponsor r ' c u 1 F' 2 2 ll L SHARON ARTHERTON f 5 f '1 Future Nurses' President I Q 5 I R' ! Q ACHS's Future Nurses' Club was 3 1 one of the first clubs of its kind organ- f ized in the State of Kansas . The club ' meets twice a month to help acquaint . girls with the qualifications for nursing. ' only juniors and Seniors may belong to omcsnsg FRONT Row, Left no Right: Jan Siner this 01'ga!1iZ8.tlOI1. Secretary, Sharon Artherton, President. SECOND' ROW: Paula Love, corresponding secretary: Mrs. Emestine Herrin, sponsor: Jamie White, Vice President. FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Karen Mclntire. Jeannette Atkins, Paula Love, jamie White, Sharon Artherton, Bar bara Ware. SECOND ROW: Jessie McGaugh, Bessie McGaugh, Linda Whaley, Janeene Slner, Beverlv Tome Betty Butler, and Pat Loomis. F fe- PRIVATE SECRETARIES The Shorthand Club ls for shorthand stu- dents to give them more practice and exper- ience . They meet every two weeks. They publish a paper called the "Scream" which is written in shorthand so only short- R hand students can read it. It has regular reporters who go around collecting interesting facts . The motto of the club ls "To write as fast as a man speaksf' MARY BORROR, President Along with the work of speed and expe rl- ence the club also has several parties and fun , 1, through the year. 1v.t':2-'.- ' FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Carol Howarth, Student Councllg Mary Borror, President. SEC- OND ROW: Betty Cotter, Secretaryg Elizabeth DON VALLIERE Sponsor Thompson, Ark Llght Reporter: Anita Belew, Vice President. FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Phyllis Campbell, Sharon Anderson, Betty Cotter, Barbara Lemert, Elizabeth Thompson Anita Belew, Sharon Reasor. SECOND ROW: Rita Martin, Mary Beth Gamble, Julie Harper, Twila Gilmore, San- dra Brown, Karen Mclntire, Mildred Pool. BACK ROW: Ruth Anderson, Darlene Cross, Lois Bilyeu, Joyce Foltz, Mary Borror. Carol Howarth, and Sue Chapman. -N., -v l , t 5 1 5 FRONT ROW, Lett to Right: Peggy Ann Kennedy, Kaye Linnenkohl, Mr. Basil Thomas, Coach, Ianeene Slner, Kaye Kelley, BACK ROW: Karen Keown, Ramona Bowser, Richard Rinehart, Gary Rademacher, Richard Zara- gossa, Margaret Mills, Della Haas. BASIL THOMAS, Coach Shown getting ready to leave on a de- bate are left to right: Margaret Mills, Ianeene Slner, Kaye Llnnenkohl, Gary Rademacher, Karen Keown, Kaye Kelley, Richard Rinehart, Peggy Ann Kennedy, Miss Edna Wheatley, Basil Thomas. MAN TO MAN "Resolved: That the Federal Government should guarantee higher education to qualified high school graduates through grants to colleges and universities," is the question that this year's debaters discus sed . Four returning debaters led the squad with help from the first year debaters. They went to several tournaments and worked hard to prepare their case. Debate is a formal way of arguing but no tempers are displayed . -45- Margaret Mill: is delivering ner debate speech to Ianeene Slner, Kaye Llnnenkohl, Richard Zara- gossa. PEOPLE'S C1-101615 Altogether six cheer- D leaders, two seniors, two u ' f juniors, and two sophomores M 'fe' lead the yells at the basket- ' ball games and football games. - They must attend all practices, wear proper uniforms at games and pep assemblies, and com- ply to set rules of conduct. A ' Q. Any sophomore who wants b to try out for cheerleader V 'fig enters an elimination contest , ,'e' conducted by the sponsor at A -,S X the beginning ofthe school W ' 'M" RAYMOND IUDD, Sponsor year. The Cheerleaders are shown putting the finishing touches on a yell during pep assembly, LEFI' TO RIGHT Marilyn Getto Junior: Katy Fitch, Sophomoreg Barbara Lemert, Senior: Charlotte Dickerman e Martha Lallman Semorg and Delores Plush, Junior. FAITH FOR TODAY lf ' , . A i B . 7 61,4 ' r. ft 4 1 1 I .1 . Q e., 49 MARY ANN BLASS. President 4, 2- . gg Y-Teens ls the Christian organiza- tion for the girls of the nigh school. This organization is a high school branch of the national Young Women's Christian Association. There are seven different committees with every member belonging to one. Each com- mittee has special meetings and plans its own projects . The entire Y-Teen group holds meetings every other Thursday. The Y-Teens have two parties a year, the Mother-Daughter Banquet, two picnics and Heart-Sister Week. HELEN LYONS, Sponsor I-RONT ROW, Left to Right: Nancy Hatfield, Marilyn Getto, Mary Blass, FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Mary Ann Sandra Woodard, Mary Io Goodfellow. SECOND ROW: Anita Belew, Blass, President, Marilyn Getto, Vlce Carol Howarth, Kaye Linnenkohl, Gayle Key, Janeene Slner, Jeannette At- President, Sandra Woodard, Secretary kms Karen Keown, Sandra Brown. and Mary Cotter. Nancy Hatfield, Student COUHC11- I E 3 I I 2 ,Q V t . ' T v 1 I 5 'Q I S 3 1 X A YYY FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Edw1n Werneke, Martha Lallman, Mary Mast, Helen Lyons, Sherrylin Webb. PB' trlcla Loomis, Gale Hamm. SECOND ROW: Doris Rowan, Frances Ramirez, Carman Martinez, Doris Reed, Twila Gilmore, Jeannette Bannon. BACK ROW- Ray Rundle, Carolyn Nelson. George Belden, Bonnie Utt, Barbara Rains. ruchard Rinehart and Rxchard Zaragossa. CISCO KIDS Spanish Clubs were organized in October 1955. They are composed of second year Spanish students with former second year students as honorary members. The clubs have constitutions based on the Spanish Club Manual which is used by most schools . The purpose of the clubs is to further the interest of the members in the history, art, and literature of Spanish-speaking ciountries and to speak Spanish in conversa- t on , THIRD HOUR SPANISH CLUB OFFICERS are, Left to Right: Eddie Werneke, Vice Presidentg Doris Rowan, Treasurer: Pat Loomis, Secretaryg Richard Zaragossa, President- J ,Q f4 1, my 1"?1 Q. , Q 1 .. , v . , , ' . 4 as-xv, qi, ,a I 'S HELEN LYONS, Sponsor FOURTH HOUR SPANISH CLUB OFFICERS are Left to Right: George Belden, Vice President Mary Cotter, Secretaryg Frances Ramirez. Presidentg Marianne Smith, Treasurer. X HOW OF STARS IO ANN MOFFITT Band Majorette 3 1' CAROLYN JOHNSON, Band President 'sv FRED SAVAGE Orchestra Presldent a0"" BAND TWIRLERS are Left to Right Karen Keown KAREN KEOWN Head Twirler Donna Niclde Lana Turner and Manlyn Bmoks l I Y F 3 ff!! fffkft 13? 'f E S SENIORS Sharon Anderson Larry Arnett Joe Butler Ronald Carr, Ray Clodfelter, Betty THE BAND MEMB R are- : . . . Cotter, Dorothy Hatcher, Nancy Hatfield, Jim Hill, Gary Hines, Carolyn Johnson, Jo Ann Mofflt, Janice Neal, Fred Savage, Janeene Siner, Ralph Spurrler, Paul Waltrip, Bob White and Cora Lea Yates. IUNIORS: Bill Asbell, ' C Gerald John Balrd, Victor Barnes, Gene Bartlett, George Belden, Marilyn Brooks, Richard Byrne, Janice arter, Cook, Mary Cotter, Joe Fulcher, Peggy Gage, Marilyn Getto, Gary Glasgow, Ruth Ann Greenwood, Roy Greer, Larry Harger, Robert Han-ig, nmh Heck. Sharon Helsel, Jane Kappel, Karen Keown. The Arkansas City Senior High School Band, with August Trollman as director, has made a name for itself while attending the Kansas State Fair at Hutchinson, the Cherokee Strip Celebration at Ponca City, Oklahoma, the Sedan Fair, and on the Arkalalah Booster trips. In addition to these performances the Band plays for all football and basketball games, mar- ches in the Arkalalah and Veterans' par- MASTERS OI ades, and has Christmas carolecl at the grade schools of Arkansas City. Also the music makers made a trip to Guthrie, Oklahoma . To finish out this year of activities this group along with the Orchestra al- ways holds an annual Band-Orchestra Picnic, which always turns out to be a gala event. THE ORCHESTRA MEMBERS are-SENIORS: Sharon Anderson, Betty Cotter, Dorothy Hatcher, Jim Hill, Gary runes, Carolyn Johnson, Jo Ann Moffit, Janice Neal, Fred Savage, Janeene Slner, Ralph Spurrler, and Cora Lea Yates. JUNIORS: Blll Asbell, Victor Barnes, Gene Bartlett, George Belden, Marilyn Brooks, Janice Carter, Gerald Cook, Joe Fulcher, Peggy Gage, Marilyn Getto, Roy Greer, Larry I-larger, Robert Harris, Ruth Heck, Sharon Helsel, Jane Kappel, Karen Keown, Paul Killblane, Judy Klnslow, Marllvn Lambert. Dale Mefford, , ' ' 1 . 'wfffvffff 7' ?'5iT2'I2'1'ii' JUNIORS CONTINUED: Paul Killblane, Judy Kinslow, Marilyn Lambert, Dale Mefford, Margaret Mills A. J. Morris, Lloyd Pond, Sharon Reasor, Carol Stone, Elizabeth Thompson, Robert Trexler, Nancy Van Wlnkle, Gaye Nell Wells and Carol White. SOPHOMORES: Jim Belt, Don Blackwell, Charlotte Brown, Margaret Day,Char1otte Dickerman, Ella Hays, Linda Hines, Irene Hawk, Claire Hylton, Gayle Key, Patsy Lawson, Guy Locke, Craig McCorkle, Joan Munson, Fred Neet, Donna Nickle, Billy Overfelt, Gayle Pancake, Diane Rinehart, Robert Schooley, Doris Shanks, Leroy Shurtz, Charles Stebbins, Carol Stensaas, Mike Trollman, Lana Turner, and Patty Weddle. THE MUSIC 'lhe Orchestra is called on to play for many school events. This group usually plays for the Speech plays and also the Cor onation of the Arkalalah Queen. Each year the High School Music Department presents Handel's Messiah, in which the Orchestra performs . Mr. August Trollman is the director. JUNIORS CONTINUED: Margaret Mills, Lloyd Pond, Sharon Reasor, Carol Stone, Eliza- MR' AUGUST TROLLMEN beth Thompson, Robert Trexler, Nancy Van Wlnkle, Gaye Nell Wells, and Carol White. Director SOPHOMORES: Jim Belt, Don Blackwell, Charlotte Brown, Margaret Day, Ella Hayes, Irene Hawk, Claire Hilton, Guy Locke, Craig McCorkle, Joan Munson, Fred Neet, Donna Nickle, Billy Overfelt, Gayle Pancake, Diane Rinehart, Robert Schooley, Leroy Shurtz, Charles Stebbins, Carol Stensaas. Mike Trollman, Lana Turner and Gertrude Brown. . K 55' ' l , il. if Mg? in-J . A 1, EIA , li O v 4, -1' I . Q '9 gg-.5113 K ivy' 'S 1 q- ,Q Q Y K K - sag vfafa! . -I' 1'-I' ' f . 6 - XY 4' Af.. Q 11 4 ,x I 8 I I 4 .. K F I xg b ' -lui! 5' ' 1 f'l 1 llr' ' Q v X Q 1 J' h 5. . 5 Y Q . jf ': 'Til '7 IJ .az .. 1.3- It x ,-'l f TEN LITTLE INDIANS Agatha Christie, the author of both novel and play versions, has of course long reigned as one of the most expert writers of cold-blooded murders. In "Ten Little Indians" Miss Christie has a wonderful idea for mystery. The story tells of how ten people, all unknown to each other, arrive as guests for the week-end on a well- appointed, but isolated island off the shore of England. Each has come ln the hope of finding pleasure or gain, though not quite sure who is his host. Once there, and unable to escape to the mainland, each finds that some past crime is now being held against mm or ner, and that an unknown and mysterious avenger will exact pay- ment. As one after another of the china "ten little indians" vanishes from the mantlepiece, one of the guests pays the death penalty. This is how it looked at dress rehearsal. Pictured at lower right is the cast and production staff enjoying a snack. CAST OF CHARACTERS Rodgers ................. Paul Waltrip Mrs. Rodgers ....... Barbara Pickering Fred Narcott ............. Gene Smock Vera Claythrone .......... Kaye Kelley Phillip Lombard .... Gary Rademacher Anthony Martson ..... Dan Le Stourgeon William Blore ........... Larry Arnett General Mackenzie ......... Henry Hall Emily Brent .......... Kaye Linnenkohl Sir Lawrence Wargrave ....... Richard Rlneha rt Dr. Armstrong ......... George Belden ACT I: A summer evening in August is cllmaxed by the death of Anthony Marston. 'Ten little Indians going out to dine One choked him little self and then there were nine. " SPORTS! FEMININE STYLE '34, rl fa, ' CARQLYN JOHN sou. President " r.-I . .. ,' ' 1- EDITH DAVIS. sponsor The Girls' Athletic Association was formed to build character and to develop skill in sports. The organization is j open to any A.C.H.S. girl, who is wel- come to join. V The goal of every G.A.A. girl ls to earn a letter or a gold pin, which f"" ls awarded on the basis of sportsman- u..e.A. OFFICERS are, FRONT ROW, Left to Right: ship, scholarship ability, posture and Barbara Lemert, Secretary-Treasurerg Carolyn John- - son, President. SECOND Row: Margaret Mun, C0 Operation - Ark Llght Reporter, Joan Steele, Vice Presldentg and Jamie White, Student Council Representative. FRUNT ROW, Lett to Right: Janice Huis, Martha Pond, Barbara Ware, Carolyn Dempsey, Virginia Kahler, Margaret Day, Joan Munson, Sharon Reynolds, Sharla Bliss, Janice Carter, Anita Belew. SECOND ROW: Joleta Waldorf, Jamie White, Mylene Robinson, Carol Lack, Tommy Gaye Phillips, Martha Lallman, Carol Stone, Janice Wilson, Gracie Stevens, Libby Thompson. THIRD ROW: Vlrglnla Oliver, Darlene Parr, Linda Whaley. Jeanette Bannon, Jessie McGaugh, Bessie McGaugh, Carol Stone, Barbara Lemert, Mary Ann Jarvis, Norma Simons, Peggy Kennedy, Marilyn Getto, Gay Nell Wells. BACK ROW: Beverly Toms, Shirley Sullivan, Phyllis Barnett, Nancy Webb, Joan Steele, Betsy Woods, Pat Fortenberry, Margaret Mills, Judy Kinslow, Marilyn Kinney, Patsy Lawson, Betty Butler, and Carolyn Johnson. f l"'fi fs ,Liz 1 I t The G.A.A. girls take part in many sports, including tennis, baseball, volleyball, ping pong, badminton, tumbling, basketball and shuffleboard. This year for the first time, a candlelight initiation ceremony was held. All the girls eligible to join, after earning eight hours credit, received purple and gold pledge ribbons and were accepted as members. A number of parties have been held this year, includin a swimming party at the Conoco poo? in Ponca City, a watermelon feed, a covered dish supper, Christmas caroling party, and a skating party. HOMEMAKERS CLUB FRONT ROW Left to Right Sharon Helsel Patsy Robtnson Beth McDowell Prestdent Dorothy Reynolds Judy Zmegler and Marv Mast 5ECOND ROW Vrvran Rundle Betty Wtnelnper FHIRD ROW Donna Nelson Song Leader Margaret schnelle Lxona Sue Casement Annette Eastman Secretary Eleanor Reynolds Nancy Dowler Phyllxs Absher FOURTH ROW Darlene Pxngry Ruene Crampton Delma Jean Pterson Janet Sparks Ruth Anderson Carolyn Foltz Nancy Van Wtnkle and Edna Rodgers Not prctured are Carolyn Dempsey Ireasurer and Bonnie Utt V1ce Presxdent BETH McDOWELL President The Future Homemakers of America is a new organization in the high school this year For their first project they cleaned Carrow Court Also they have had a panel discussion with the F F A and were hos MARTHA HANSEN Sponsor tosses to the district election of officers . 7 I ' 1 Ieannette Williams, june Griffith. Historiang Margaret Carlson, Janet Barton, Kay Rademacher. . : . . ' . : .g . 'J o' 5 l I C I - , . 58- PLAYHOU E OF STARS The climax of 'The Blue Teapot. " A farewell tea given by the matrons, Pictured left to right are George Belden, Marilyn Getto, Mary Blass for the aged Sherrylin Webb, Ann Harman, and Kenny guests, Rosalind Volkland, Sandra Brown, Dunbar, and Judy Kinslow. Not pictured are Ruth Ann Greenwood and Paula lback. Curtain call for the entire cast. Larry Amett relating a mysterious tale to Another scene from the highly emotional Elaine Coffelt, Basil Thomas, and Gary 'Monkey's Paw. " Kave Linnenkohl was Rademacher, in the third play, 'The the assistant director for this play. Monkey's Paw. " THE BIG NOISE I I ' 'Y A , ,, CAROL HOWARTH, President RAYMOND JUDD, Sponsor The Pep Club is an organization which does much in promoting school spirltj The organization cheers at all home football and basketball games and they make an attractive group in their purple and gold uniforms. Several Pep Club members are kept quite busy selling concessions at half-time at one of the basketball games. FRONT ROW, Left to Rightg Margaret Schnelle, Llona Sue Casement, Janice Fluia, Barbara Pickering, Carol Howarth, Janice Guyot, Judy Ziegler, Twila Gilmore and Betty Wineinger. SECOND ROW- Jeannette Williams Tommy Gay Phillips, Karol Lack, Carolyn Nelson, Vivian Rundle, Dorothy Reynolds, Karen Mcmtire, Ruth Stiner and Barbara Ware. THIRD ROW: Karen Boggs, Maxine Osbum, Mary Williams, Juanita Sheldon, Ramona Bowser, Rosetta Carter, Doris McNeal, Gertrude Brown, and Carolyn Dempsey. FOURTH ROW- Nancy Webb. Beverly Toms. Ph llls Ab h y s er, Judy Thomas, Virginia Oliver, Darlene Pingry, Wanda White and Kay Rademacher. DING DON G SCHOOL FRONT ROW Left to Rrght Don Clark Donna Mannlng Mary Cotter Cora Lee Yates Margaret Schnelle SECOND ROW Peggy Gage Betty Butler Deanna Desklns Nancy Poore Junror College Representatrve Gaye lden THIRD ROW Carolyn Johnson Ruth Ann Greenwood Barbara Lemert Ioan Lewts The Future Teachers is a newly organized group in e high school They are spon sored by the C E St john Chapter of the junior College This club helps in advising all students who are planning on teaching as a career DON CLARK President Ptctured at left are the officers FRONT ROW Left to R1ght Barbara Lemert Secretary Carolyn Johnson Student Councll Representative Betty Butler Historian SECOND ROW Don Clark President and Irm Lewis Vice President. G AYE IDEN , Sponsor -61 l Y 6 A ! . Steele, Ralph Spurrier. FOURTH ROW: Vera Simpson, Della Haas, and Jim th A" ' 0 Q . 1 G YOU ARE THERE RAYMOND IUDD, Sponsor The usherettes ls an organization composed of girls who are carefully chosen by Raymond Judd, sponsor. They are selected on the basis of their scholastic traits and personal appearance. They usher for all school events and also for civic attractions, such as the Coronation of Queen Alalah and the Annual Messiah. It is an honor to be an Usherette . FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Martha Lallman, Patricia Colglazier, Mary Cox Mary Jo Goodfellow Ioan Steele Marlene Christensen, Barbara Lemert, Mary Borror. Marcia Lodge, Sydney Smith June Grlffeth Mary Blass Norma Slrnons and Pat Loomis. SECOND ROW: Rosalind Volkland. Dorls Reed Peggy Ann Kennedy Janet Newman, Ramona Bowser, Charlene Perry, Sharla Bliss, Nancy Hatfield Sharon Reynolds Ruth Steiner Ian uyot, Gayle Key, Edna Rodgers, Sheryl Dowler, Ruth Ann Greenwood and Anita Belew MEET THE PRESS 1.2 -'i M,-1 9 lx 5 , l A 'fi FRONT ROW, Lelt to Right: Gerry Stover, Charles Branch, Jerry Stover, Jack Hockenbury. lim Purdue, Don Clark, Teddy Hollenbeck. SECOND ROW: Leon Morris, Douglas Allen, Larry Fleming, Allen Curless. THIRD RON: Lyle Keefe, jim Morrison, Kent Careathers, Gerry Sinclair. Edward Keefe, and Frank Dickson. MR, BUFFO, Sponsor Members of the Production staff setting up pages 2 and 3 of the Ark Light, the school paper. CARL WHITFORD, Production Manager Ark Llghu rolling off the press. ..55... mia.. MEET THE PRINTERS .'r '.h FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Gerry Stover, Charles Branch, Jerry Stover, Jack Hockenbury, Don Clark, and Ted Hollembeck. SECOND ROW: Mr. Buffo, Richard Ruch, Lyle Keefe, Kent Ca- reathers, Carl Whitford, Eddy Keefe, and Allen Curless. The Printers Guild is an honor- ary printing club for students of the high school and ju- nior college . Its prime objective is 1 i X b to provide an addi- , tional outlet for the 7' energies of the more ' I 4 advanced students . f -if The Guild spon- i sors a blotter design ' contest and the intra- mural basketball tournament. MR, BUFFO, Sponsor Don Clark is shown here setting linotype. Shown here are members of the Guild preparing for the annual blotter contest. Larry Fleming won first prize and an honorable mention for his entries. Second prize went to Charles Trenary, junior college student and third to Lyle Keefe, sophomore. ,64., CARL WHITFORD, Vice President SPORTS DEN fC l RUSSELL TOWLES, President The Lettermen's Club is an 3 organization which gives recog- nition to boys who, through their MR. VALLIERE, Co-Sponsor athletic ability' have won letters. MR. JACKSON, Co-Sponsor FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Joe Fulcher, Jerry Stover, Johnny Hathcoat, Jack Hockenbury, Russell Towles, Presidentg Gene Burr, David Coupe. SECOND ROW: Sid Cookerly, Gerald Barker, Tom Sowden, Joe Clark, Bob Rakestraw, Student Council Representative, Kenny McNutt. THIRD ROW: Don Clark, John Cary, Bill Bartlett, Ronald Smith, Steve Butler, Bill Godfrey. FOURTH ROW: Conny Gardner, D. I. Palmer, Merrill Atkins, Vice President, Kenny Gann, Treasurer, Jim Henderson, Secretary, Buel Duncan, Tom Lord, and Charles Manney. iii TOWN A D COUNTRY TIME F . F . A . OFFICERS . FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Jim McFarland, Treasurer: Harold Walker. adviser, Raymond Atkins, Reporter BACK ROW- Kenny Dunbar, President, Johnny Blatchlord, Secretary, George Lovell, Vice President, and Wayne Stalnaker, Sentinel. SENIOR HIGH MEMBERS. FRONT ROW. Left to Right: Bernard Iseminger, Harley ffoggins, Neil Brown, Leroy Walker, jim Goatley, Larry Warrington. SECOND ROW: Robert Warrington, Roland Hamm, Rlchard Duncan, Gary Munson, David Lord, Eldon Eastman, Bob Hunt. THIRD ROW: Don Waldschmidt, John Baird. Jesse Rahn, Deryl Harp, Tom Lord, Loren Fresh. BACK ROW Larry Whaley, Buel Duncan, Marvin Cox, Gary Potter, Floid McCord, Ray Wentworth, Delbert Oeastman, Wayne Webb, and Kenneth Baxter. . ,aa 'is ,hiv 'X-' 'i JAMIE Eff , tiff-' ' fl. 110 ,AOCL Nix, 5-FeFFA'j T fi., NX 1704. , QTY xg Qls"1 0 JUNIOR HIGH MEMBERS. FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Gaylord Shurtz, Emest Runte, Gary Harp, Benny Kloxin, Wallace Wolf. BACK ROW: Ronnie Brown, Kenny Holloway, Gary Colbert and Dan Marrs. -.661 'VTE . - .paxgriusmn 1 I 1011 3'2- M. ' ,iff 85. ' 1 ' ' 1 ' , - Q ,:M 1- . ' .ik- . :r sb"- ,F PERSON TO PERSON 3 FRONT ROW Left to Rlght Ann Harman Ian Slner Mr Thomas Margaret Mills Peggy Kennedy SECOND ROW Joy Casslda Della Haas Ramona Bowser Kaye Kelley BACK ROW Pat Logan Henry Hall Gary Rademacher Richard Rhlnehart The Forensics group under the direction of Mr Thomas have proved to be outstanding They received sevenl s at the district meet at Wichita therefore sending 5 to state at Lawrence Forensics consists of dramatic readings and other speech which develops a person s ability with poise and grace BASIL THOMAS Coach Ian Slncr is delivering an oration to several mem ben of the class 5 l ' MAIEZOVAISQQKER f a f um ' F011 Zmrrnatinnal Bnnnrarp Sunny GIIBQII Smnnl Jnumauam c. Aw., ..t,.... .. 5 4 J LEFT TO RIGHT: Mary Ann Jarvis, Mary Ann Blass, Jim Henderson, Nancy Hatfield. Mrs. Harold Walker. Quill and Scroll is an International Honorary Soc- iety of High School Journalists . To be a member of this organization, you have to have outstanding ability ln grades, writing, and journalism work. ' S f At right is a action shot of the initiation of the new members. .59- YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU i W? 5 FRONT ROW, Left to Right: jan Siner, Martha Lallman, Bob White, Ralph Spurler, Henry Hall. SECOND ROW: Mary Ann Jarvis. Betty Atkins, Sharron Quick, Kay Llnville, Norma Simons. Harold Barker. BACK ROW: Dan LaStourzeon, Gary Rademacher, Gene Qmock, Richard Rinehart, Don Clark, Paul Waltrip. "YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU" Penelope Sycamore .... ,. . Mary Ann Jarvis Essie ....................... Kaye Linville Katie ............. .... M artha Lallman Paul Sycamore. . . ....... Henry Hall Mr. DePinna ...... .......... B ob White Ed ............................... Donald Martin Vanderhof ........ Gary Rademacher Alice ............. ....... S haron Quick Henderson ...... ...... G ene Smuck Tony Kirby ...... ..... P aul Waltrip Boris Kolenkhov . . . .... Harold Barker Gay Wellington .... ...... J aneene Siner Mr. Kirby ....... . . . Richard Rinehart Mrs. Kirby .... .... N orma Simons Three Men . . . .......... Don Clark Dan LeStourSeon Floid Mc ord Olga ......................... Betty Atkins The scene of this play takes place in the front room of Martin Vanderhof's home. The room we customarily call a living room is an understatement. The Every-man-for-him- self room would be more like it. The house- hold is presided over by Martin and the cen- ter of their life takes place in this room. From Grandpa Vanderhof down, they are individualists. This is a house where you do as you like, with no questions asked. ADVERTISERS L - I Jani The different sports which are offered to the boys help to develop a spirit of good sports- manship which is necessary in later life as well as during a game. The teams spend many long hours of practice to become one body against another in a game. As most of the out- siders hear about a school through their sports they are considered the advertisers of the Channel. 4 ! SPORT REPRESENTATIVES Football - Russell Towles Basketball - Kenney Gann Tennis - David Coupe Track - jack Hockenbury Golf - Conny Gardner Leann! dant .lanne HZhnr 1.x r rig? '1- .,,qsQg"l 9 0 --K i F k I f --lwsqp.-P" - '-r 1: 1 rv L. NJ . ga J, - ' .15 Q9 ,J - ,hw -, A542--'Z .-.-an '-,"?,.7N wg.. .'., El Ejilldffb ALL QUEEN jamici White Attendant . J, xx ,4Sg,f"'i. 12? W. ,.....1 QM If -. """:t Russell Towles D W .. .ir UL 'J il" li .. 1. 4' A as --:fi ' ' f ' 'gi Tom Stark N B 7 4. Kenney Gann 5 ef A fa .5 9 k L'-'r Miaw- E. . sivif' ., 5' Q ' 1 Merrill Atkins Conny Gardner A - A 3 'JE 1 Buel Duncan g J' rg Gene Burr I t. J 1 7' " 7 i E t - Q I Steve Butler bid Cookerly The 1955-'56 football season started with a battle between Winfield and Ark City. The Bulldogs fairly trounced the Vikings as they beat them 43-0. The Bulldogs then traveled to Wichita West where they were beaten 21-0. The team had also lost to Wichita North the week before. Next came the Wellington Cru- saders who had not been able to score against Ark City in the two previous games, but the, found the needed breaks and won 20-14. This left the Bulldogs with a 1-3 record. After they lost to Wellington the fired-up Bulldogs found Carl jackson Don Valllere Benny Cleveland Head Assistant Assistant Football Coach Football Coach Football Coach SZ? jack Hockenbu ry Tom Lord the goal several times and beat E1 Dorado 51- 0. The many fumbles of the game between Wichita East and Ark City cost them a 13-7 defeat on their own field. At the half of the Newton, Ark City lgame the score was 14-0 in favor of the Bul dogls. But the Bulldogs were unable to keep t is margin as they were beaten 19-14. This left them with one game left tcgdplay and it was with Hutchinson. t was la in the afternoon of Armistice P Y Day and the Bulldogs were defeated again 13-12 -74- ...Phu 44" W IN ACTION Blll Battle' jerry Stover D 1 Palmer J0hl1 Hathcoat joe Clark ARK VALLEY 1955 56 Football Stand1ngs EAST 0' Noam ze. 3, HUTCHINSON WEST NEWTON ARK CITY MW w1NF1E1.D Y John Cary EL DORADO Don amiga Bob Rakestraw Kenney McNutt Gerald Barker Larry Sims The Bulldogs had a tough season as they lost most of the1 games by a few pomts' margm. The extra gomts were a decxd mg factor ln several games. The Bulldogs ave one member of the1r team whxeh they should be very proud of Russell Towles, senior, was named to the 1955 Wxgwam Wxsemen of Amerlca national All America football squad. Russell, an outstandlllgathreat on the Ark Clty team thls year, War-1 One Of the elght nsas boys named to the squad. 75- '-9 ' """""' A 3' 4. ' I Z, .....- , +4- 'ie or -- 3 ,O , ft 5 v fs J" . ".-v4'T- ' 'X . L. . as ' .- , L 44' 'LIT V TQ "Ti SHI' , T ,. ,, , ln else Y 4 4' 'S'-J . 1 ' . 1 I . Q , - 5, ?-ak A .. ' v -IJ, .X . 1 - 'Q -1-' Eid 5 A 5 Y , '.p9g,Lp xg g A I Lf 4 : ,,, 1, 15 7 -1 ' ' Hf t al- I ' H -A Pr I Q 5 we A Q Y 'P' --we -.Y uf f '54 fl- 'nk "W 1 W 'HE 1,511 A Jay? li l r 5 Pictured above and below are the A and B football teams. They intermingled considerable as a large number of the B team played in the A team games. A lot of times a distinction could not be made between the two teams as a lot of substitution occured. - 4 s P' J 0- ,. - v. -v' I ' , J I 1 t .4 1 gs' n . , ,J ' , .AJ 1 . I A I , . . y , 1 1 1 4 ,r. A i A,,,.. tbl 1' , ,ffl ?f,,. 'll Q", MEJUAIS-1' ,iq L4-is gs Mary jo Goodfellow was crowned the 1956 Football queen. Barbara Lemert and jamie White were her attend ants. The queen and her at- tendants were chosen by the whole student body from ten girls who were put up by the football team . The ten girls were voted by the student body, and the top three were voted upon againg and not until Mary jo was CFOWILCG by bill godfrey, did the students know wno was to reign over the 1955 football season. The three girls were driven onto the field in con- vertibles by their escorts and led to the center of the field . The drill team marched onto the field and formed a large AC, with the help of the band who formed a football around the whole group and played the school song to the queen. That evening a home- coming dance was given in her honor and it was dec- orated to the fullest extent giving an air of royalty to the dance . "' Dwi .Q - as The picture to the right is an action shot of a real ,game as the Ark City team was on defensive and was tackling an opponent who was carrying the ba 11. -16. .441 'A THE BIG GAME ARK VALLEY '55-'56 STANDINGS Team Wins Loxxu DON VALUERE Newton ' 2 BEN CLEVELAND 14 . Head Basketball North 12 4 Amman! Coach Hutchlnxon 12 4 8 8 8 Basketball Coach West East 8 Ark City 5 11 Wellington 3 13 0 El Dorado 16 The Bulldogs' 1955- 1956 basketball came out on top of this tournament by season started off wxth a bang as the beating Hays and Great Bend. The team, rated as the underdogs. beat Win- Canlnes came back home to lose to East, field. And then continued this by beat- Newton, and West. The Bulldogs didn'r ing E1 Dorado and Wellington. The Bull- do too well in the second round of play dogs lost to Hutchinson before entering but won second ln regional play losing the Great Bend Tournament. The team to Winfield . , 9 N Je 'X Dave Dulton Kenny Gann Ilm Lewls Tom Stark Russell Towle: . ff, - ... L ,.: ., .W ,g . 24 V Steve Butler Ierol Graves lack HOCkeI1bUry D. I. Palmer lim Wylld john Cary John Hathcoat Larrv Jordan Garv Lowery Charles Reid FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Charles Reld, john FRONT ROW, Left to Right: johnney Blatch- Hatchcoat, Steve Butler, Tom Stark, Russell ford, john Cary, Gary Wahlenmaier, Gary Low Towles, john Cary, Bill Godfrey, Manager. SEC- ry, jlm Klttrell, Kirk Downing. SECOND ROW OND ROW: Larry jordan, jerol Graves, jim Bill Hollins, Charles Reid, Marvin Cox, Gary Lewis, jack Hockenbury, jlm Wynd, Gary Lowry. Potter, jim Wynd, Bob Williams. BACK ROW: Tom Lord, Manager, D. j. Palmer, Dave Daulton, Kenny Gann. Miss Carol Howarth was crowned the larger. The girls were escorted by Dave i956 Basketball queen at the last game of Daulton, Kenney Gann, and jack Hocken- the season. Her attendants were Miss bury. Barbara Lemert and Miss jamie White. Carol received a gold basketball, a The ceremony was different this scepter, a silver basketball with the Dlay' year as the girls wore long white for mals ers names written on it, a bouquet of red instead of the usual suits. All three girls roses, and her Crown. After the game a received crowns with Carol's being a little social was held in honor of the new queen. ! thi. At left the boys and crowd are celebrating after the winning of their flrst game between Ark City and Winfield . At right ls Tommy Stark and a Hutch player scrambling for control of the ball. -73- This year's tennis team is an inexperienced one as most of last year's letter- men were seniors. David Coupe and jim Henderson are the only returning let- termen to lead the team. v R . C. JUDD Sponsor FRONT ROW Left to Right Bobby Buzzt David Coupe Dave Daulton jim Henderson Floid McCord SEC OND ROW Mickey Trollman jack Selan Richard Absher B111 Kuhns Charles Stebbins Robert Schooley BACK ROW Robert Hunt Fred Neet Fred Savage Buddy Haslover Roy Greer -79.. ti"?S, as . DWL., ' M 5. QQ If K, . ,7 K, BU, , l . . A , -. -X -N lg., 0 ' - 'N 19 "AL A '- "- 1. E , '! - SV, 'Q I- , 't Q an-f' 'A - he -rf' , N. g 'I xiii' fill ?g' tl ' Y.. QE Mft' at ri . y 1'-Q K- v . A 3 " - M I 'Oi V 4 x 3 .14 ' A . ' A ' .I FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Gene Burr, James Iudy, Teddy Hollenbeak, Danny Smith, Ronald Atkins, Kenny Gann Russel1'l'owlex, Jack Hockenbury, Steve Butler, Gerald Loomis, John Cary, Sid Cookerly. SECOND ROW: Ilm Kittrell, Dick Sental, Bruce Badley, Gary Hatfield, Allen Lockard, Joe White, Joe Fulcher, Clifford Keithley, Bill Bartlett, Jim Lewis, Charles Reid, Ronnie Smith, D, I, Palmer. THIRD ROW: Ronnie Gee, Bill Hollins, Kirk Downing, Jim Wynd, Jerol Graves, Gary Wahlenmaler, Gary Lowery. LCOUUIU MCNUKI. BOb Williams. Larry Harger Lindell Sloan. BACK ROW' Wayne Giles, Raymond Atkins, Tom Lord, Buel Duncan, Jerry Stover, Larry Jordan, Eddie Loomis, Richard Wilson, Wayne Vaughn. OUTDOOR PREVIEVV The track team is expected to be very well rounded this year with a lot of expectation from the juniors and several returning let- O 3. Sv t .. X termen. Their first track meet g 2 was with West where they took - , second and showed up very well 1 ,.,..' ua RV, nf ' 1 .'i'i'ff",, p -- ' lx ' I lu. K I ' 7.39 '- A , , IS .,. k, A 'Q ' CARL JACKSON ,- 1 BEN CLEVELAND Coach I- Q' Assistant Coach , K 'K .. '- I' A A , s A g . A .,.,. D, I. Palmer throwing the shotput Sid Cookerly and Russell Towles getting ready to take off for a run. Kenny Gfann and Jack Hoc kenbury running the hurdles. -80.. THE SWINGING CLUB SHOW FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Frank Staley, Steve Wright, Herman Wood. BACK ROW: Orman Wilson, Bobby Foster, Conny Gardner, Charles Manney, Walter Cook. CHARLES SEW ELL Golf Coach Charles Sewe1l's golf team is again an inexperienced one as most of the team is composed of sopho- mores . A few of them played on the team last year as freshmen and gained experience ln that year. N .31- Above is a picture or the golf team practicing on the driving range. CHANNEL ACHS SIGN OFF Channel ACHS has been produced and d1rected by MARY ANN IARVIS It has been the objectxve of thxs televlslon crew to brlng to you some scenes taken from the l1fe of a school year Ass1stant d1rector and producer has been CAROLYN JOHNSON Along wxth the producer she has helped make th1s I The show presented here was spon sored by MRS FAYE WALLACK The majorlty of the scenes that have been shown 1n thrs show were taken d1rect1y 1n the studlos of Channel ACHS by the two photographers CONNY GARDNER and HENRY HALL -82 show possible. - J l 0 I- 1 l HM HENDERSON usiness Manager MARTHA LALLMAN Senior Editor MARY MAST Junior Editor BETSY WOODS Sophomore Editor DAVID ALLEN Sports Editor PAULA LOVE Feature Editor TOM SOWDEN Photographer P EGGY KENNEDY Artist BILL KUHNS Artist NORMA SIMONS Typist B h S -ss- Ii Jin

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Arkansas City High School - Mirror Yearbook (Arkansas City, KS) online yearbook collection, 1958 Edition, Page 1


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