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Page 139 text:
BOTTOM: Mr. Victor Mazocco states his thoughts on the idea of having a
Freshman Career Day. BOTTOM LEFT: Representative from architecture
explains some of the requirements that you must take before getting out of
high school. TOP LEFT: Dr. Henderson tells students about some of the
advertising jobs people do right after getting out of school. TOP: Another
representative, from Data Processing tells students some of the better parts of
Page 138 text:
Freshman Career Day went over big with most freshmen. It
was found to be most enjoyable and interesting, along with all
its educational value in getting some idea of what the working
world has to offer. -
It was the fourth year for such a program at Benson, and it
proved to be as successful as the previous three. Freshmen
students were given twenty different occupations to consider
as possible interest areas. With the help of the computer
program at Benson, the freshmen were scheduled into three of
the twenty areas. Each session was one hour in length.
including lectures, film and slide presentations. and a question
and answer period. The information gained was centered
around necessary education skills, related fields and job
opportunities for the 7O's.
The value of the career day program was summed up by
Mrs. Marthiel E. Miller, freshman English-social studies
instructor and career day chairman, who organized and set up
the program. "By making more worthwhile curriculumchoices,
freshmen can be better prepared for the world of work."
Page 140 text:
Chess Club goes
The Benson Chess Club did not enjoy the growth that other
chess activity did in 1972. Bobby Fischer's capture of the
World Championship, the first American to do so in a long
time, did not interest the students at Benson. No one in the
Chess Club of the previous year returned, leaving the club with
The chess club also entered into match competition with
other schools in the Metro area. Considering the inexperience
of the club the 4-9 record they compiled was acceptable to the
RIGHT: C. Franz and S. Wick study moves for their next chess match. FAR
RIGHT: The chess club spends a lot of time and energy in pursuit of these
pieces of plastic. BELOW RIGHT: Karl Anderson and Rodney Bates practice
different types of moves. BELOW CENTER: Rocky Kennedy tries to outthink
his opponent. BELOW: Karl Anderson tries a difficult move.
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