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Page 26 text:
To our sponsor, who has given unselfishly
of his time in guiding us through the many
activities of our Senior Class, we owe our
gratitude. It is through his co-operation and
unfailing advice that our senior year was suc-
Thank you Mr. Rotrock, for an excellent
With the same forward look and steadfast purpose that motivated our pioneering fore-
fathers in their search for better and more independent standards of living and thinking, the
group that was destined to become the graduating class of nineteen hundred and fifty-five
broke into the circle of activities of Bentley High School.
As full-fledged ninth graders we felt quite important, but somehow the seniors still
seemed tall and menacing. Our enthusiasm and interst in social events grew as the eighth
graders gave us our first real formal dance, the annual "Freshman Banquet."
We entered our Sophomore year with our first class election. To lead us we chose Gary
Clark as president. In the fall of this year the entire class was greatly saddened by the
death of our schoolmate, William Higgins. This was only the beginning, for following in his
footsteps we chose Danny Gulbronsen as Junior Class president and Suzi Wilson as our Sen-
ior Class president.
Tragedy struck us again in our Junior year as we lost another classmate, Christine Ben-
son. The selecting of our class rings and a memorial trophy to Chris, were topics of heated
discussion. Our beautiful and long remembered J-Hop, "Ebb Tide"g the annual "Sadie Haw-
kin's Dance"g our class play, "George Washington Slept Here"g and the "Dew Drop Hop"
topped our list of Junior activities.
The long awaited Senior year was ushered in by the selection of Senior pictures. Christ-
mas card sales and the Senior play, "Our Town" followed in quick succession. Included in
the hustle and bustle of this busy year were the rummage sale and candy concessions. One
memory not to be forgotten was our beautiful Senior Prom held in the spring. Excitement
and youthful energy made the Senior trip to Washington, D. C..a fitting climax to our last
The memories we have gathered here shall be cherished forever, not to be forgotten in
years to come.
Page 25 text:
"This country has given us
the privilege of making a
new life for ourselves. For
this we will always feel
Page 27 text:
BA ILEY , DEL IA
"Great things are accomplished by those who do
their best. "
G.A. A. 1, 2,35 Monitors 35 Pep Club 2, 35 J-Hop 2.
"A rolling stone gathers no moss. "
G.A.A. 1,25 F.T.A. 1,25 Pep Club 1,25 J-Hop
"In this modern world we cannot isolate ourselves. "
Chorus l,2, 35 F.N.A. 1: G.A.A. lg Glee Club 15
Monitors 1,25 Pep Club 15 Jr. Play 25 Sr, Play 35
J-Hop Committee 2,
"Happy am I--from worries free, why can't others be
happy like me?"
Band 1,2, 35 Cross Country 2, 3.
"You can catch more flies with honey than with
G.A.A. 11G1Ce Club 15 Chorus 1,2,35 F.T.A.
1,2,35 Pep Club 1,2,35 Band 1,2,35 Student Council
15 Class Council lg Junior Play 25 Operetta 1,2,3g J-
Hop Committee 25 Dance Club 2, 35 Monitor 2.
"Once an actress, always an actress."
Chorus 1,2,35 Glee Club 25 Pep Club 1,2,35 Jr, Play
25 Sr. Play 35 Operetta 1,25 J-Hop Committee 2,
"Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we have a
Varsity Club 35 Football 2, 35 Track 2, 3,
"A soft answer turneth away wrath."
Book Club 25 Jr. Placy Committee 25 Sr.
Play Committee 35 peretta 35 J-Hop
"Laughter exercises all the muscles of the
Class Council 35 Publications 35 Varsity
Club 2, 35 Football 2,3, 45 Track 3, 45
Junior Play 2.
"He is himself and that is enough. "
Basketball 1,2,35 Cross Country 35 Baseball
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