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Page 169 text:
A group of very dedicated people helped make life at
Benson a valuable experience. Counselors, administrators,
maintenance men, cafeteria personnel, and secretaries all
contributed their time and care to make Benson students more
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Page 170 text:
"N ation's Finest"
The Benson Administrators-Mr. Harold Andersen, Mr. Paul
Benninghoff, Mr. Dick Hennessy, Mr. Stan Blair, and Mr. Aki
Nishimura-performed many responsibilities throughout the
year. Here is a breakdown of their duties.
Mr. Harold Andersen-Principal
Besides seeing that Benson was run smoothly, Mr.
Andersen also made final decisions concerning matters that
could not be solved by anyone else. He also served on many
city wide committees that represented Benson. The principal
acted as a go between with Benson and its students, parents.
and community residents. Mr. Andersen also helped make the
rules and regulations at Tech and revised them if they needed
Mr. Paul Benninghoff-Administrative Vice Principal
Mr. Benninghoff was in charge of student attendance and
disciplinary actions. He also handled student admissions to
Benson, transfer of students from Benson to another school.
the lost and found, first-aid procedures, and the counseling
Mr. Richard Hennessy - Administrative Assistant
Mr. Hennessy assisted Mr. Benninghoff in his duties and
particularly assisted in the building and parking lot security for
Benson. He also helped track down stolen articles and aided in
Mr. Stan Blair - Curriculum Vice Principal
Mr. Blair was in charge of the curriculum at Benson and set
the schedules for students as well as the faculty. He also was
in charge of data processing, the book room and library, and
Mr. Aki Nishimura - Shop Vice Principal
Mr. Nishimura was in charge of all shop matters concerning
the shop area. He was also in charge of the storeroom and the
Benson budget. Mr. Nishimura worked on all advisory
committees in correlation with the shop programs. He also
headed the Tech Show.
ABOVE: Mr. Stan Blair smiles because things are going smoothly. ABOVE
MIDDLE: Mr. Benninghoff works hard on papers dealing with the school. FAR
RIGHT: Mr. Nishimura cracks up over joke told by Mrs. Nolf. BOTTOM FAR
LEFT: Mr. Hennessy talks to Jim Loewen about Project Second Wind.
BOTTOM MIDDLE: Mr. Andersen looks over papers which have to do with
schools in the nearby area.
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