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Left to Right: Kuschel, Cunningham, Elson,
SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS '
SENIOR CLASS HISTORY
The Senior Class of 1938 has had an eventful high school life since it first became a part of
Benton Harbor High School.
The Freshman Class, instead of entering Senior High School after graduating from the
eighth grade, continued in the Junior High building, which took care of the seventh, eighth, and
ninth grades. The Freshman Class was the leader in most of the social activities and sports in the
ninth grade, one of the largest social events of the year being the ninth grade party sponsored by
the Freshmen just before leaving Junior High.
Just after the Sophomore Class entered High School, the following othcers were elected to
lead the class: President, William Gridleyg Vice-president, Eleanor Mary Fletcherg Secretary, Minnie
Arentg Treasurer, Robert Volk, Athletic Manager, William Bellows, Aldermen, Roy Elson and
The activities of the Sophomore Class consisted chiefly of participation in club work, inter-
class athletics and social functions. The two most important social functions of the year were the
Hallowe'en and St. Patrick's Day parties. Both proved successful and were attended by large crowds.
Upon entering Senior High many of the students joined the bands and entered into the
athletics of the school, where they proved themselves worthy of the recognition that many received
throughout their high school days in both of these departments.
In our Junior year the class of '38 was led by Roy Elson as Presidentg Paul Benke, Vice-
presidentg Eloise Cunningham, Secretaryg Robert Stanford, Treasurerg Russell Patterson, Athletic
Managerg Jeanne Tillstrom and Joyce Anderson, Board of Directors, George Walbridge, John
Arent, Robert Albrecht and William Summerfelt, Aldermen.
The class of '38 was the first to purchase class rings during their Junior year. The out-
standing social event of the year was the annual Junior-Senior prom sponsored by the Junior Class.
The party was held in the high school gym during the latter part of May. The Juniors decorated
the auditorium and Filstrup Feld for the Baccalaureate services and graduation exercises which
were held in June. The outstanding athletic event of the Junior boys was the defeat of the Seniors
in the annual Junior-Senior fights, held behind the high school.
During their Senior year Roy Elson was re-elected Presidentg Eloise Cunningham, Vice-
president: Frances Willmeng, Secretary, Winifred Lerch, Treasurerg William Bellows and Betty
Sunday. Board Members. The Seniors sponsored many successful parties throughout the year along
with the annual Senior play, "Fly Away Home", which was directed by Max E. Fuller, the drama-
tics instructor in the high school. Our annual "Bum Day" and "Skip Day" provided much enter-
tainment for the Seniors as well as the under-classmen in school.
Throughout the high school days of the class of '38 they have been leaders in club-work,
athletics, and social functions and have worked hard for the honor of their school. They sincerely
hope this spirit will continue after they have gone, and new faces and personalities take their places
in the leadership of Benton Harbor High School.
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ADAMS, KENNETH. He found his "Gold" at the end
of "Ra:nbow". Inter-class Sports, Inter-gym Spor.s, Tennis
Team, Score Board.
AKRIGHT, DEE. Hollywood-bound.
ALBRECHT, ROBERT. Bob ls bent upon success-good
luck, fellow. Band Pres., Orchestra, Student Council.
ALDEN1 RICHARD. Hts heart ls fixed. Football, Hi-Y,
ALLEN, GERALDINE. She knows what she's doing
and does lt well. Ambition-to be a nurse.
ALLERTON, ROBERT. Still water runs deep. Band,
Choir, Glee Club.
AMELING, JUNIOR. Methlnks I'll keep quiet.
ANDERSON, JOYCE. A happy frlendly smile with
bralns behlnd tt. Student Council, Sigma Lambda Sigma,
Big Sisters, Drama and Music, Girls' Reserves, Jr. Class
Omcer, Art Club.
ARENT, JOHN. There's only one girl for "Johnnle".
ARENT, MINNIE. She doesn't say but she thlnks.
Big Sisters, Girl Reserves, Basketball Sisters, Football
Sisters, Latln Club, Home Economic Club.
AVERY, WALTER. Just let me sleep. Orchestra.
BAXTER, JACQUALYN. She takes dictatlon-that's a
start. And, then, behold! She takes your heart. Greybrlc
Stat, Girls' League Council, Sigma Lambda Sigma, Big
Sisters, Drama and Muslc, Football Sl ters, Basketball
BEACH, JEAN. She has eyes for all the boys but a
heart for only one. Football Sisters, Basketball Sisters,
Tiger t, Band.
B , WI . At our parties he took hls
stand along with the help of his swlngy band. Football,
Basketball, Tennis, Glee Club, Band, Orchestra, Soph-
Senlor Class Omcer. ,
BENKE, PAUL. Benke to us ls always the same, but
in the future, will win great fame. Hi-Y-Pres. and Sec'y,
Sea Scout, Book Review Club, Stage Crew, Adviser at
BEYDA, MARION. In my heart there ls room for all
the Joys-and all the boys. Greybrlc Stat, Tlger Stat,
Usher Club, Football Sisters, Basketball Sisters, Glee
Club, Drama. and Music. ,
BISHOP, CATHERYN. Her name ls "Kay" now.
Drama 'and Music, Tiger Stat, Basketball Sisters, Girls'
Band, Football Sisters, Art Club.
BRENNER, HAROLD. Not for what Poe done am I
known. 2nd Team Football, Track.
BREZINA, JOSEPH. In Dramatlcs he's a whlzz.
Dramatics Class Play, Inter-class Sports
'BROWN HAROLD. The world calls stronger than does
sc oo .
BROWN, LLOYD fBudJ . Never do today what you can
do tomorrow. Band, Orchestra.
BUBANOVICH, PAULINE. Oh phnoey! 1 want to go
places and do things. Basketball Sisters, Football Slsters,
Dramatlcs Club, Cholr, Glee Club.
BUCK, GRACE. As brlght and sunny as her auburn
locks. Football Sisters, Basketball Sisters, Glrl Reserves.
BURJCH, AUDREY. My name ls Burch, but call me
"Red". Usher Club, Blg Sisters, Basketball Sisters.
BURKAM, WILLIAM. Good children are seen but not
heard. Tiger Stat.
BURKE, VERNON. Mr. Felton thinks he'd be a good
BURNWORTH, HAROLD. He'll play his way through
life. Band, Choir, Glee Club.
CALDERWOOD, CATHERINE. Full of fun and mls-
chlef too, doing thlngs she shouldn't da. Greybrlc Stat,
Tiger Stat, Girl Reserves, Girls' Band, Football Sisters,
CANTOR, ISADORE. Competition for Eddie Cantor.
b CIARR, RICHARD. He's always got hls nose ln a story-
CASE, JAMES. Dynamlte comes tn small packages, too.
F.F.A., Usher Club, Inter-class Sports.
CHAPMAN, ELSA. A frlend with a lree hand, an
open heart, and ready smile. Usher Club, Drama and
Music, Latin Club, Band, Glee Club.
CIARAVINO, ANNE. Lover of Hollywood.
CLARK, HARRIETT. Of all the girls, she was hard to
meet, but when once conquered, hard to beat. Mariner
Scouts, Sigma Lambda Sigma, Greybrlc Stat, Blg Sisters,
Drama and Music.
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CLUPPER, BETTY. A charming little Mlss. Latln Club,
Girl Reserves, Glee Club, Usher Club, Football Sisters,
Blg Sisters, Basketball Sjsters.
COLEMAN, HELEN. Always doing thlngs well. Ambl-
tlon--to be fully developed according to the four-told plan
of life, which ls mentally, spiritually, socially, physically.
COLLINS, BETTE. Bette, lt seems ts always late, per-
haps because she's had a date. Girls' Band, Dramatic!
Club, Girls' League Council, Big Sisters, Football Sisters,
Basketball Sisters, Drama and Music Club.
COOPER, WILLIAM. If you don't belleue me look ln
CRAFT, BEATRICE. A "Craft", buoyant ln calm and
storm. Football Sisters, Girl Reserves.
CRARY, JANICE. She uses her compact-that's no
objection, she's trying to keep her school-gtrl complezton.
Ambition-to be married.
CUNNINGHAM, ELOISE. Smiling, graolous, happy too
-that ts what we thtnk of you. Greybrlc Stat, Girl Re-
serves, Promethean Sec'y-Treas., Band Vlce-pres., Blg
Sisters Sec'y, Dramatles Class Play, Senior Class Vlce-
pres., J. Class Sec'y, F00tblll and Basketball Sisters.
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