Du Quoin High School - Flashlight Yearbook (Du Quoin, IL)

 - Class of 1951

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Ada' A Student Body That Believes in Mutual Respect and Cooperation Classes fe

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FACLI TX BARBARA STINSON G1r1s Phvsxcal Educauon and Drnerb TI'3l'1lUg G1r1s Ath1e1c -Xssocxatlon Cheerlead IS and Pep Cl b Sponqor QUENTIN STINSON Bow Phwsxcal Educatlcn and Dxxxexs TIHIIHIIQ JOE THORNTON I- reshman Fngllsh Spamsh HELEN DORRIS Hcmemakmg I II and III Sponsor of Future Homekakers of Amerlca SCCFCIHFICS Vlfglllla and Bettv Vaughn 1 ,r I .1 n . , . . .Y N. . . . , A 5 4. , , 1 . , L. - .J ,- - , . -4 9 7 7 l I C



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Chzef Cooley ia...-.a..q:.. I t t ltzllt Nuzanne Bennett trea urer hen NW afford earn-mn I n t In-un lr sldent SI r rrr ll'll 4 Nr I Nita al pon or The vear of 1951 marks the close ot a per1od ln a group of youths hves- the semor class at DTHS Thls group of young men and women has now com pleted 1ts four years of requlred h1gh school work As a result another grad uatlng class wlll separate and each mdl vrdual w1ll begxn shapmg the future of h1s own llfe The group ltself orlglnated from sev eral grade schools some 1n Du Quom and some from other C1tl6S but the class of 51 has been drawn together 1nto a successful spmt of cooperatlon as may be shown by nts actlve record The fol lowmg paragraphs record the act1v1t1es and events 1n whlch the class partlcl pated dur1ng 1ts four years at DTHS FRESHMAN YEAR DTHS flrst experrence w1th the class of 51 began m 1947 when 102 freshmen reg stered tor thelr flrst year of hlgh school After the group had become '-d U O I C . ,Q pg L F , ' X v -'33 yrvkgixt f- . r V by lk:-.W . , A, , ' , 1-'Q W if K-A M, S , f , 'tr-is 1 -A ' r Wxiiw . ' - K yeas? was Q, W - .. 5 '- fre-S :Ke -9 ' ' ' . f KA J -. 1 9 ' , ' 3,- . l. - -f v . X - , u , rv Y U - 1 H .1-I 0 r' : S , s : ' S 1 . 9 ' ,': f ll 1- H ' - S, v 4, 5 ty on Aprll 11 the high- llon Nall. "0 1 all I: nnl .I . I'. - . fr lr s, .. s . ' ' I. ,. hi ' 'Y . ' . Y . rx . ' . . D '1 a x . V a - . . ' . 3 . . I 7 . Q . v ' Y . , I 1 . . a l 7 . Y . . 4, . , . . . I , . I ' . . . ,, . , . . , . . 7 ' ' ' - ' ' S J E? , , ' 1 - , ' 7 v ,, ' 4- - l , . 1.4 L ' ' . ' Y , , , , ' L' t' ' lx ' n ' . Y I ' ' ' . K- - 7 Y ' . . ' Y Y - - ' As rv ' D 1 .. , . w , , , . . Y - . , 1 M t i . . . . a K 7. , , Q L., ' - ' ' . ' . . . . - , M V , y ' - . - ' 3 ' ' -, . . . . t y , . V . Justed to 1ts placed under Notaras who work on the sponsor new surroundmgs lt was the guldance of Mr P J 1mmed1ately started to four year task as class At the flrst class meetmg, offlcers were selected to represent the group Gene Degenhardt was elected freshman class presldent Others who served s offlcers mcluded Joan Emlmg who was chosen vlce presxdent and Jane Haves who was secretary and treasurer Gene Degenhardt was the class r presentatlve m the Student Councll that ye r Shortly after gettmg started ln h1gh school the group held is frrst party on Frlday Jan 9 1948 A total of two par t1e were on schedule for the freshm n the second of whlch was 1n Aprll Feb 13 was the d te whlch was select ed for the freshman class assembly pro gram Approxrmatelv 28 students took pa1t 1n the productlon Wh1Ch was en tltled How DTHS Impressed Us The program was entlrely prepared and dl rected by freshmen Joan Emlmg and Don Wall vere se lected by the class to represent the freshmen at the Junlor Selll0I' prom June Bastlen was crowned queen of the 1948 prom Jack Staulcups or hestra was engaged to plav for the event Thlrty boys represented the class of 1951 ln sports dur1rg the1r freshman year 14 SOPHOMORE YEAR When the class of 51 reassembled 1n 1948 to begm 1ts sophomore year a close check revealed on lv 99 stud nts a loss of three from the prevlous year 'Ihe class cholce cf pres ldent was Joan Emlmg Gene Degenhardt took the 0ff1C0 of uce presxdent and Don Wall was the sec retary treasurer .Ioan Em hng automatlcally repre sented tre class ln the Student Councll The flrst sophsmore par ty of the year was termed the Harvest Hop and sultable decoratlons were used to create the proper settmg The date for th1s event was Nov 4 The next get together was an Aprxl Fools par llght of the evenmg came w1th the coronaflon of the Klng Sz Queen of Fools Ral h McQua1d and Elame Cabms were elected to share the honor and were crowned w1th dunce caps Chosen for the class assembly program on Fr1 day Dec 3 1948 was a one act comedv Lxfe w1th Wlllle S1x class members be1ng selected :for the varlo s roles The ones takmg part 1n the dramatlzatlon were Ray mond Hmdman Delores S1s Martm Patsy Coffel John Hummel Patsy Dot son and Carol Payne W1th the holdmg of DTHS fxrst homecommg parade the sophomores were awarded s1x dollars for vnnnmg thlrd place wrth thexr float Phe theme was B5 the Ltght of the Sllverv Moon amd costumed s1nge1s harmon lzed on popular songs of earller trmes fCont1nued on Page 223

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