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B.A.T.5. Provide Know How
Benson Auditorium Technical Staff 1B.A.T.S.1 was the
club that performed all of the technical work at the
assemblies, noon movies and hired shows.
The staff operated on a system of rank being com-
posed of an adviser, three senior members, 12 iunior
members, and ten apprentices.
During the apprentice year, students learned to
operate the equipment, and if they showed an in-
terest, they could learn to maintain and repair the
A related class was Stage Craft which taught the in-
formation about the equipment but didn't perform any
of the shows.
The practical experience enabled several members
of the staff to gain work experience iobs as profes-
The crew performed a valuable service to the Stu-
dent Body, donating a great deal of time and effort
forthe benefit of the school.
Amaieu: Radio Club
Tunes Inio Existence
After ten years, the Benson Amateur Radio Club has been
revived. For the Past ten years, Benson has not seen an amateur
Radio Club because of a lock of interest. The Radio Club has
now been revived for those students who enioy working with
ham radio sets. The club's purpose is to unify ham radio
operators in Benson and to inform them of new inovations in the
field of radio.
The station received its new license in February with the
original call number W7YK.
TOP LEFT: B.A.T.S. - BOTTOM ROW: Brian White 1101, Mike Becker
1121, Jim D'Ambrosia 1121, Lemoyne Jones 1121, and Alan Heintz
1111. SECOND ROW: Richard Pero 1101, Ed D'Ambrosia 1111, Don
Itterley 1121, James Wells 1111, Mike Wilson 1111, Eric Schober
1111, Brad Gadbois1111, MattRask 1101, and Evan Waymire 1101.
THIRD ROW: Rebecca Mattson 1101, Mark Davis 191, David
Houston 191, Tim Barnes 1111, Joe Hyde 1111. TOP RIGHT: Ly-
moyne Jones at camera. BOTTOM LEFT: Jim D'Ambrosia, the club
head of BATS, showing his pearly whites. BOTTOM RIGHT: Radio
Club President Gene McKinley doing what he does best. BOT-
TOM CENTER: Radio Club Vice-president, David Boileau. ABOVE:
Radio Club Adviser, Mr. Earl Schrader, discovers his cosmic con-
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