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Ch Club Lacks Depth
The Benson Chess Club is looking forward to a good season.
The club is part of the Metro Chess League which is made up of
eleven schools from the Portland area.
The club's President is Tom Sommer, "The team is off to a
good start but lacks depth," stated Tom.
Other members who meet in Mrs. Cook's room are Bill Wong,
Bob Wong, Donald Lewis and Mark Pyle.
War games are also played by this group to add variety to
their once-a-week meetings.
Iron Horsemen Build
The Benson lronhorsemen was a club forthe exchange
of ideas, information, and personal experience concern-
ing model railroading. They experimented with a working
model railroad layout located in the physics classroom.
The group went on tours of various railroad shops,
visited private model railroads at other people's homes,
saw movies and slides brought by other members in order
to learn more about model railroading.
The club's President is Tom Hicks and the adviser was
Mr. Reuben Fischer.
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ABOVE: Student mounts an offensive. BOTTOM LEFT: Student sets
train back on the tracks. CENTER LEFT:- IRONHORSEMEN- FRONT
ROW: Tom Hicks, Gene McKinley, Kurt Jones, and Tony iBobl
Braxton. BACK ROW: Ron Smith, Mike Bateman, Frank Barberis,
Aric Barnes, and Chris McLarney. TOP LEFT: lronhorsemen display
their model railroad layout and engines at the Tech Show. TOP
RIGHT: Donald Lewis ll lj studies the situation before making his
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Key Club Shsssss Ssrviss
The Key Club boasts ofa helpful year this year. The Key
Club is the only active service club in the school and it
consists of 29 junior and senior members, no freshmen are
allowed to join.
The president of the I976 Key Club was Vern Marshall
with Bill Garlington os the vice-president, and Ken McGee
as the secretary-treasurer.
The Key Club was involved in a lot of proiects this year.
They helped out with the Benson Alumni Association at
the Pancake Breakfast. The Key Club's biggest project was
the handing out of 36 food baskets to needy Benson
families. Included in these baskets was a 20-24 pound
turkey and all the staples. They also collected tickets for
the Tech Show and distributed information related to it.
Key Club members also worked as ushers at various pro-
grams in the school.
For entertainment and relaxation the members of the
Key Club went to Koh-nee-ta for a social outing at the end
of the football season. The Key Club members figure that
a vacation is payment for a helpful yeor's work.
TOP - STANDING: Larry Marbott, Tim Gleason, Vern Marshall,
John Mallos, Ricky Booker, Stephen Kienberger, John DeGrate,
Bill Garlington, Joel Marshall, Delbert Newton, Bill Hendrix, and
Mr. Tom Triolett. KNEELING: Dave Veentier, Nick Johnson, and
Mr. Hennessy. TOP LEFT: Joel Colistro and Mr. Charles Mariani,
alumni of the class of I949, help out at the Pancake Breakfast.
ABOVE RIGHT: Greg Noe and John Mallos help clean up at the
Pancake Breakfast, BELOW RIGHT: Mr. Hennessy talks about the
world's largest frying pan with members of the faculty and
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