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Tech Pep Covers
The 1972 Tech Pep staff. under the very able instruction of
Mr. Cartales, produced sixteen issues of informative reading
for Benson's students. Staff members proved their reporting
skills by accurately covering every aspect of the school year,
including athletics, assemblies, and student activities.
Benson's student paper has the distinction of being the only
one in the Portland area actually printed by the students
themselves. This chore is handled by the Benson print shop.
The four page, single sheet publication was divided into four
sections. Page one was devoted to school news and was
edited by Tom Wolfe, page two was for editorials and was
edited by Mark Palodichuk, Stan Snyder and John Schell
handled page three which was used for selected features, and
the fourth and final page was dedicated to sports, it was edited
by Mike Thomas. Along with business manager John
Strohecker. photography manager Mike O'Brian, and the
numerous writers and reporters, head editor Frank Biehl made
the 1972-73 Tech Pep one of Benson's finest.
RIGHT: Sophomore Jim McCausIand gets ready to type up an article. FAR
UPPER RIGHT: Tom Wolfe and John Strohecker are interviewed by two David
Douglas girls for a story that was run in the David Douglas paper. FAR LOWER
RIGHT: Junior Joe McGuire rereads one of his many Tech Pep articles.
CENTER RIGHT: Sports page editor Mike Thomas takes time out from
reviewing another school's publication. BELOW: Journalism advisor Mr.
Cartales points out the importance of meeting deadlines on time.
Editor: Frank Biehl
Associate Editors: Joe McGuire, Tom Wolfe, Mark Palodichuk,
John Schell, Mike Thomas.
Business Manager: John Strohecker
Photography Manager: Mike O'Brien
Advisor: Harry Cartales
Reporters: Dan Bell. Dave Brown, Brent Davis, Curt Foley, Jim
McCausland, Steve Morisky, Matthew Neal, Ray Smith. John
Snyder, Jeff Stobie, John Weber, Gary Wohlers, lan Wolfe.
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The Benson Tech 49er was two words, a success. Booths
set up by the various clubs and organizations of the school
drew thousands of people. These booths sold pies, cake.
candy. banners, buttons, books and, literally. hundreds of
useful and useless items. Some booths featured dart throwing,
others. dime and penny tosses. The Aardvarks had their usual
highlight of computer programs and digital machinery. The
most unusual and original was the lcthus room put up by youth
believers in Christ. They featured a black light filled room
complete with black light posters and a variety of singers.
The stage show did its part by filling the 1,860 seat
auditorium to capacity plus. The performance included talent
from all over the city and also Benson's own Glee club, and
RIGHT: There's all sorts of goodies at this table, one ofthe many booths in the
main wing. MIDDLE: Monica Lester, of Monroe High, lays some soul into
"You've lost that lov'in feeling." FAR RIGHT: "That will be a dime!" Bob
Bachman attempts a threat as Merlyn Stratford lays it on the line in the Glee
club's booth. BELOW RIGHT: An appreciative audience listens to one of the
performers during the stage show. BELOW: Composer, singer Robert Bailey
accompanies his brother and sister. Jodell and Ora, in a Junior Robert Bailey
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