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The E D I S O N I A N for 1959 and 1960 of Edison Senior High School East Gary Indiana Published by the staff as an everlasting memory of our high school days Dedication We, the staff, wish to dedicate our 1960 Edisonian to you, Mr. Whitby, for your example of leadership, companionship, and guidance that you have given us during the past four years as our teacher. Your splendid personality and your sincerity in all that you do will prove to be an inspiration to this graduating class as well as a very pleasant memory. 2 Foreword Many years after the Class of 1960 has departed from these halls, there will come a time when each one will be reminiscing— remembering the days filled with laughter, happiness, and fun shared together! The staff has endeavored to record those events which meant so much to the students in the hopes that this book will be your " Moments to Remember. " ftU ' L The ballroom prize we almost won Board of Education PETE CHAPAS President CARL J. POLK Secretary VIRGIL I. BAILEY Superintendent of Schools J. RICHARD TURNER Treasurer to MARJORIE BRADY JOYCE L. CHONCOFF JAMES C. COOLEY Business Education-Sophomore Sponsor Librarian-F. T. A. Sponsor Science-Sophomore Sponsor. Science Club Sponsor IONA CHRISM AN English and Latin — Junior Sponsor, EAGLE FEATHERS Critic JOAN DU FON Business Education — Junior Sponsor, Commercial Club Sponsor STEFAN G. GAZA • Mathematics — Junior Sponsor, Student Council Sponsor, E-Men ' s Sponsor, Basketball Coach, Track Coach STEVE GEORGAKIS Driver Training — Dean of Boys, Senior Sponsor, E-Men ' s Sponsor, Safe-Teen Sponsor, Football Coach BONNIE GLEASON Home Economics — Senior Sponsor, Homemakers Sponsor ARTHUR L. HARTLEY Industrial Arts — Junior Sponsor, Assistant Basketball Coach, Baseball Coach HAZEL HARTLEY Business Education — Sophomore Sponsor, Edisonian Sponsor, Eagle Feathers Sponsor MARVIN A. KASRICH Science and Mathematics — Sophomore Sponsor, Physics Club Sponsor JOHN S. KURUZOVICH Social Studies — Sophomore Sponsor, Honor Society Sponsor ROBERT MUNRO CARMEN VALLE HARRY L. WHITBY Social Studies — Sophomore Sponsor English and Spanish — Sophomore Sponsor, Spanish Club Sponsor English — Senior Sponsor, Eagle Feathers Critic, Play Coach LURA WIGGINS English — Dean of Girls, Senior Sponsor, Sunshine Sponsor, Girls ' Pep Club Sponsor, Eagle Feathers Critic Supervisors MARGARET JANA JERALD D. DAWSON WILLIAM E, KELLY choir Band Art GRADUATES AND UNDERGRADS Seniors WILLAIM FLOYD DOPP- " Bill " Senior and Junior President, Student Council, F.T.A., Science Club, Physics Club, Safe-Teen, Pep Club, E-Men, School Spirit Committee, Junior Play, Varsity Football, Track. DONALD ALLAN LACKOV1TCH- " Lackey " Senior Vice-President, Student Coun- cil, F.T.A. Vice-President, Science Club, Safe-Teen, Pep Club, E-Men ' s President, Varsity Football Captain Varsity Bas- ketball, Baseball VICTORIA ANN BENTLEY - " Vickie " Senior Secretary, Student Council, S.S.S., Commercial Club, Homemaker, Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Choir, Band Pres- ident LINDA TAVOLACCI Senior Treasurer, Honor Society, S.S.S. Treasurer, Homemaker, F.T.A. Secretary-Treasurer, Safe-Teen, Com- mercial Club, Pep Club, Edisonian Advertising Assistant, Eagle Feathers Staff, Choir, Majorette, Girls ' State As sophomores, the Class of 1960 entered the halls of the quite new Edison Senior High School Building with eager anticipation of the years to come. The class was organized under the leadership of James Spanopoulos, president; James Kitchell, vice-president; Juanita Johnson, secretary; Martha Babarik, treasurer. Finally advanced to the position of upperclassmen, their junior year was filled with many happy moments and exciting events including the return of the junior class play, class rings, and the most wonderful event of the year, the Prom. The officers for the year were William Dopp, president; Mary Pirjas, vice-president; Juanita Mattingly, secretary; Georgia Rogers, treasurer. The fall of 1959, they were SENIORS and the most important year of their high school life had arrived. This was their final and busiest year, and class officers were elected at the beginning of the year. Although the Hard Times Dance was held on October 23, the annual Powder Puff Game was postponed a number of times due to the rainy weather but was finally held on November 9. Besides their class play, they sponsored a Post Prom Party which was the first to be held at Edison; then with an air of festivity came the distribution of programs, name cards, baccalaureate, and graduation. Looking forward to the future, the Class of 1960 left the halls of Edison Senior High. 1 6 Seniors CARROLL ALLISON NED ANDERSON Student Council, F.T.A. Science Club, Physics Club, Spanish Club, Safe-Teen, Pep Club, E-Men’s Secretary, Band, Cornet Trio, Varsity Football, Varsity Basketball, Track, Baseball JOHN WAYNE BENNETT Physics Club ANITA BRADFORD Student Council, S.S.S., Homemaker, Safe-Teen, Pep Club Secretary, Home- coming Queen Candidate, Girls ' State Alternate V Seniors JUDITH BRIGHT - " Bright " S.S.S. , Homemaker, Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Choir, Girls ' Ensemble, Mixed Quartet, Girls ' Quartet, Mixed Trio HAROLD BRIMMER - " Bud " E-Men, Varsity FootbaP SANDRA BRIMMER- " Sandy " S.S.S. , Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Com- mercial Club CAMILLE BUCHNER Honor Society, S.S.S. , F.T. A., Science Club, Physics Club, Choir, Band Librar- ian, Regional Latin Contest, English Contest Finalist CLEO BURTON S. S. S. , Homemaker Sergeant - at - Arms, F.T. A., Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Choir ROBERTA BYRUM S.S.S., Homemaker, Pep Club, Ma- jorette Seniors DORRIE LESLIE CARMIN - " Les " F.T.A., Science Club, Physics Club, Safe-Teen, Junior Play BARBARA CARNEY S.S.S., Homemaker, F.T.A., Science Club, Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Choir, Band, Pep Band RAY CHRIST AKIS JAMES COFFEY Student Council, Honor Society Vice- President, F.T.A., Physics Club Presi ■ dent, Safe— Teen Seniors KENNETH DAVID COMSTOCK - " Dave” SHARON CORNWELL S.S.S., Homemaker, Spanish Club, Pep Club DONNA CROCKETT S.S.S., Pep Club, Commercial Club BARBARA CZILLI Student Council, Honor Society Par- liamentarian, S.S.S. Secretary, Home- maker, F.T.A., Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Commercial Club, Choir KATHERINE ANNE DAVIS S.S.S., F.T.A., Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Choir NORMA JEAN DAVISON S.S.S. , Pep Club, Choir Seniors JOAN DE HAVEN S.S.S., Homemaker, F. T. A. , Science Club Vice-President, Safe-Teen, Pep Club RONALD LEE DONOHUE Band NANCY ELLIS S.S.S., Homemaker, Pep Club CHARLENE FABIAN Honor Society, S.S.S. Corresponding Secretary, F.T.A., Safe-Teen, PepClub, Commercial Club Secretary-Treasurer, Edisonian Associate Editor, Eagle Fea- thers Associate Editor, Choir, Home- coming Queen Candidate, Girls ' State Alternate ' Seniors LARRY FLICK STELLA FLOYD S.S.S. , Homemaker, Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Commerical Club, Homecoming Queen Candidate NANCY FRANKLIN S.S.S., Safe-Teen, Pep Club SANDRA LEE FREDERICKS - " Sandy " S.S.S. , Homemaker, F.T.A. , Science Club, Spanish Club, Pep Club, Majorette Seniors MARK GOTTI Science Club, Physics Club, Safe- Teen PHYLLIS GOYDA - " Phyl " S.S.S., Homemaker, F.T.A , Science Club Librarian, Pep Club BARBARA MARIE HAM ADY - " Ham " S.S.S. , Homemaker, Commercial Club, Safe-Teen, Pep Club HARRY GEISELMAN Spanish Club, Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Junior Play, Track SAMUEL GLOIIIOSO Science Club, Physics Club, Spanish Club, Safe-Teen, Track FRED HOFFMAN Reserve Basketball, Baseball ' RICHARD HULSE Track, Baseball ... ; -t. v . ' • t ' V v . BOBBY GENE HUMPHRIES - " Tex " Vars.-y Basketball, Baseball MAX HUTKA E-Men, Varsity Football RICHARD HOYT - " Rich " Safe-Teen, Band, Brass Sextet, Pep Band Seniors RICHARD HILLER Safe-Teen, E-Men, Choir, Varsity Football, Varsity Basketball JUANITA ANN JOHNSON - " Nita " Sophomore Secretary, Honor Society Secretary, S.S.S., Homemaker Vice- President, F. T. A. , Science C lub Treas- urer, Safe-Teen, Band Vice-President and Secretary, Band Clinic MARLENE KINGERY S.S.S., Homemaker, Pep Club, Safe - Teen Seniors LILA J. IV LOW S.S.S. , Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Band, Junior Play LARRY JACKSON Safe-Teen JACQUELINE JACOBS - " Jackie " S.S.S., Homemaker, Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Commercial Club, Edisonian Ad- vertising Assistant, Eagle Feathers Copy Editor, Choir Treasurer RONALD JANUSCH F.T. A. , Spanish C lub .Track, Wrestling I Seniors GLENEVA KOONTZ - " Glenny " S.S.S. , Homemaker, Pep Club, Band JOAN KOZAK Honor Society, S.S.S. Vice-President, Homemaker President, F. T. A., Safe- Teen, Pep Club, Edisonian Advertising Assistant, Eagle Feathers Art Ecktor, f J Choir u DOROTHY KUPRES - " Dot " S.S.S., Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Com- mercial Club MJORIEL UNDBERG S.S.S., Homemaker BRUCE LINDSEY Safe-Teen GARRY CHARLES LINN Student Council Court Clerk, F.T.A. President, Physics Club, Pep Club, E- Men, Reserve Football, Varsity Basket- ball Captain, Baseball, Cross Country, Boys ' State Seniors RICHARD MAJOR Honor Society, F.T.A. , Science Club, Physics Club Treasurer, Safe-Teen, E- Men, Band, Brass Sextet, Varsity Foot- ball, Varsity Basketball, Baseball ABDON MARMOLEJO Cnoir, Mixed Quartet, Band, Junior Play, Baseball RUTH McCLARAN S.S.S., Pep Club LEON LANE MCDANIEL - " Mac " E-Men, Varsity Football, Track S.S.S., Homemaker, Pep Club, Com- mercial Club Matt " Junior Secretary, Student Council Secretary, Honor Society Treasurer, S.S.S., Science Club, Commercial Club, Spanish Club, Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Edisonian Associate Editor, Eagle Fea- thers Editor, Choir, Girls ' State, D.A.R. Representative JOHN MELTON Spanish Club, Pep Club, Junior Play KAREN METTNER S.S.S. , Homemaker, F.T.A., Safe- Teen, Pep Club, Commercial Club, Choir Seniors SANDRA LEE MEPOWS - " Sandy " S.S.S. , Pep Club HELEN L. MEISTER S.S.S., Homemaker, Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Choir, Band Secretary, Brass Sextet, Pep Band RICHARD MICHAELS Student Council, Science Club Presi- dent, Safe-Teen, Choir President, Base- ball PHILLIP MICHAEL MILLER Safe-Teen Seniors DOUGLAS MOORE - " Doug” Student Council President, Honor Society, F.T.A., Physics Club, Safe- Teen, Pep Club Treasurer, E-Men ' s Club, Choir, Mixed Quartet, Varsity Basketball, Track, Cross Country JO ANN MOORE - " Jo " S.S.S. , Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Choir, Band C LAUDIA OWENS S.S.S., F.T.A., Pep Club, Choir KATHLEEN A. O ' CONNOR - " Kathy " S.S.S. , Homemaker, Spanish Club, Safe-Teen, Pep Club GEORGE FRANCIS O ' HARA F.T.A. , Science Club, Physics Club, Golf JUDITH ANNE P E LTON - " Judy " S.S.S. , Spanish C lub, Safe-Teen Sec re- tary, Pep Club Seniors MARY PIRJAS Student Council, S.S.S. , Homemaker, F.T.A., Science Club, Safe-Teen, Pep Club Treasurer, Edisonian Advertising Assistant, Eagle Feathers Feature Edi- tor, Commercial Club President, Choir THOMAS DAVID PLEASANT - " Tom " Physics Club, Track JUDY RAYBORN - " Judy " Student Council, S.S.S, Homemaker, Spanish Club, Science Club, Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Edisonian Sports Editor, Eagle Feathers Sports Editor, Commercial Club RONALD REAM Science Club, Safe-Teen Seniors GLENN ROE Pep C lub GEORGIA JEANETTE ROGERS -’’George " Junior Treasurer, Student Council Secretary-Treasurer, Honor Society, S.S.S., F.T.A., Science Club, Safe-Teen Club, Pep Club, Commercial Club Vice- President, Choir, Girls ' Ensemble, Mixed Ensemble, Senior Quartet, Girls ' Trio, Music Clinic, First Place in State Vocal Contest, Girls ' State, Junior Play JANROSE SIMPSON - " Jan” S.S.S., Homemaker, Pep Club MICHAEL SITAR - " Mike " Reserve Football Seniors JUDITH SOHOVICH - " Judy " Student Council, S.S.S., Homemaker Treasurer, Science Club, Safe-Teen, Pep Club President, Choir ANTHONY SORIA - " Tony " Physics Club, E-Men, Varsity Foot- ball, Track, Wrestling, Golf, Cross Country CHARLOTTE STETLER - " Char " S.S.S., Pep Club, Band Secretary- Treasurer, Quartet, Sextet, Duet, Trio, Band Clinic JAMES FRANK SPANOPOULOS Sophomore President, Student Coun- cil, F.T.A, Physics Club Sergean -at- Arms, Safe-Teen Vice-President, E- Men Vice-President, Varsity Football, Track PAUL J. SPENCER F.T.A. , Physics Club, Safe-Teen, Pep Club, E-Men Treasurer, Choir, Varsity Football Capta in, Varsity Basketball, Track JOEL STAZINSKI - " Butch " Junior Play Seniors STANLEY TERRANCE SZOSTEK - " Terry " Safe-Teen, E-Men, Varsity Football GEORGE TAMALUNAS F.T.A., Physics Club, Safe-Teen Vice-President SHARON DIANNE THOMPSON - " Shay " S.S.S., F.T.A., Pep Club, Eagle Fea- thers Staff, Choir, Girls ' Trio, Band Librarian, French Horn Quartet, French Horn Duet, Drum Majorette, First Place District Instrumental Contest, Pep Band JAMES WAGNER Student Council, Physics Club Secre- tary, Safe-Teen, E-Men, Reserve Bas- ketball, Baseball OUIDA WILSON S.S.S. , Homemaker, Safe-Teen, Pep Club, Commercial Club CAROL ARLENE WINEINGER S.S.S. , Homemaker, F.T.A. , Science Club, Pep Club, Choir, Assistant Li- brarian Richard Woodworth, President; Richard Lee, Vice-President; Jacqueline Carpenter, Secretary; Leloni Dorall, Treasurer; Sharon Wracher and Thomas Cox, Student Council Representatives. Juniors For the juniors, the most exciting events of the school year were the receiving of the class rings on Friday, December 18, just before the Christmas vacation, the class play entitled " Girl Shy " presented on the nights of January 19 and 21, and the Junior-Senior Prom at Marquette Park Pavilion on April 8, Adams, Sandra Anderson, Judith Barker, Jack Bastin, Bobbiette Bazin, John Bellar, Charles Berg, Ronald Bildilli, Mary Binkley, Bruce Blasingame, Linda Blendu, Robert Neil Bottila, Raymond Bradford, Thomas Lynn Brechner, Ronald Brewer, Roger 35 Juniors Broadway, Clifford (Jerry) Brotko, Victor Burbee, Arlene Catherman, Beverly Clawson, Carolyn Cook, Robert Cudney, Shirley Czekaj, Jean Davis, John Dillard, Muriel Donohue, Robert Elkins, Therman Evolga, Alex Flinchum, Rosemarie Flotke, Elaine Galovic, Stephen Garzella, Anna Gilbert, William Guess, Jerry Hadley, Linda Handley, Willard Raymond Hardebeck, Thomas Havrilla, James Hines, William Hipp, Larry Hladin, Larry Jahns, Ivan Jakich, Marilyn Janis, Ronald Janusch, Antionette Johnson, Carl Kasperek, Theodore Kent, Joseph Kingery, Janet Kobylinski, Linda Kociara, Judith 36 Juniors Kolosci, Paul Lackovitch, Michael Laffin, T arcia Lambert, Paul Lawrimore, Patricia Leucuta, Michael Lopez, Magdalena Mallonee, Ronald Mayhew, Leo McCasland, Gerald McClaran, Lucy McCown, William McDaniel, Gary McDaniel, Leo McGuckin, Jack Milam, Toni Miller, Scott Mitchell, Joseph Mock, Jacqueline Mokol, Jerry Mullins, Lonnie Murray, Barbara Neagu, Darlene Neitzel, Daniel Nepsa, Stephan Newman, Cynthia Poe, William Przybysz, Barbara Ranger, Ronald Rose, Linda Ryan, Patricia Ryan, Thomas Sarkotich, Judith Schepper, Karen Scheuer, Florence Sebben, John 37 Juniors Shaffer, Carolyn Shearer, Suzanne She row sky, Albert Skeens, Richard Slease, Jack Sohovich, Thomas Spencer, Bernard Spencer, Thomas Springman, Ralph Statum, James Sullivan, Rhoda Swaney, Robert Tamalunas, James Taylor, David Taylor, James Tetarchik, Kathleen Thompson, James Underwood, James Vanderlin, Richard Vickery, Larry Waggle, James Walker, Patricia Walley, Elaine Warren, Dixie Warren, Judith Whitledge, Sharon Wignall, Jaclyn Wiles, Harold Winelnger, Joyce Wright, Steve 38 Fred Schaefer, President; Morgan Fernandez, Vice-President; Linda Biernat, Secretary, Karen Carpenter, Treasurer; Bonita Bazin and Keith Hyden, Student Council Representatives. NOT PICTURED: Terry Chambers, Madeline (Gail) Eatherly, Floyd Swan Sophomores Adams, Sharon Alexander, Shirley Allen, Clyde Allums, Jerry Sue Anton, Jacqueline Atkins, Walter Barnes, James Barth, Dennis Barth, Dian Beattie, Ralph Blair, James Blake, James Bland. Alice Blaylock, Joseph Blendu, Ronald Boby, George Boznak, Bonnie Broadway, Denise Sue Brosky, David Buchner, Richard Bushemi, Nancy Byarly, Barbara Byars, Carl Byrum, Robert » 39 Sophomores Campbell, Jack Carnegie, Lonadelle Chicos, William Christakis, John Coonrod, Judith Cottrell, Linda Cross, Joan D ' Mura, Janice Deel, Charles (Thomas) Deemer, Geraldine DeHaven, Janice Dian, Julius Dragash, Elona Duncan, Carolyn Dyer, Gloria Eaton, Gerald Evolga, Michael Fontenot, James Garber, Wayne Gorzo, Julianne Grant, Judith Gray, Dorothy Guess, Sandra Joyce Hardt, Charles Harris, Jeanene Harwood, Thomas Havrilesko, Thomas Heims, Marjorie Herrin, Leonard Hill, Sandra Hodges, William Harold Hull, Mary Jablonski, Karen Jacobson, Nels Jaeger, Jerry Jaroscak, Lorraine 40 Sophomores Kaiser, Walter Kent, Mary Keyak, Michael Langman, Joyce Leimbacher, James Lewis, Judith Lopez, Jessie Looney, Janice Major, Nancy Mather, Robert Maxwell, Elizabeth Mayoch, Sharon Michaels, Calvin Miller, George Minor, Allen Moore, Daniel Moore, Sherry Muldoon, James Mumaw, Alan Myers, Connie Nash, Frank Parker, Frank Pelton, James Perrine, Stephen V Pesko, Carl Philpott, Thomas Pocialik, Gayle Price, Barbara Pustik, Paula Ramsay, Donald Reed, Bernadine Reinhardt, Adeline Rentz, Dollie Rich, John Richards, George Robertson, Theodore Lane 4 1 Sophomores vV Ryan, Barbara Schepper, Terry Scott, Donald Shudick, Christine Slease, Tana Smith, Karen Snopel, Elaine Spanopoulos, Mary Stanovich, Dawn Stazlnski, Pauline Stewart, Wally Stone, Ruth Stonehouse, Richard Strachan, William Tarrant, Joel Taylor, Jack Taylor, James Taylor, Wayne Taylor, William Thompson, Denziel Tuthill, Elmer Twilla, Betty Ugalde, Christine Underwood, Linda Wagner, Timm Wahlman, Mollie Wallin, Brian Westall, Carol Widener, Kent Wilson, John Winegar, Richard Winkowski, Christine Yanez, Evelia Zedalis, Carolyn Zieba, Richard 42 TOP ROW: Assistant Coach Allen, Albert Sherowsky, Bernard Spencer, Coach Georgakis, Thomas Cox, Harold Hodges, Assistant Coach Gustafson. FOURTH ROW: Jack Barker, Larry Hladin, Richard Lee, William Poe, Thomas Hardebeck, Michael Keyak. THIRD ROW: Thomas Harwood, Joseph Kent, Thomas Spencer, Richard Vanderlin, Ronald Berg, James Havrilla, Leo Mayhew. SECOND ROW: Max Hutka, William Dopp, Richard Major, Ivan Pustik, Stanley Terrance Szostek, Leon McDaniel, Ned Anderson. FRONT ROW: Donald Lackovitch, Paul Spencer. Football Varsity Season ' s Record Football-O-Rama (Portage) Edison 0 Opponent 7 ♦Merrillville 6 22 ♦Wirt 0 12 Lowell 6 20 ♦Griffith 6 24 Calumet Township 2 6 ♦Edison of Gary 0 13 River Forest 14 7 ♦Dyer 0 13 ♦Portage 7 7 ♦Calumet Conference Game Honorable Mention on the All Calumet Conference Team Ends — Bernard Spencer, Paul Spencer, Ronald Berg Tackles — Ivan Pustik, James Havrilla, Leo Mayhew Guards — Thomas Cox, Richard Vanderlin Center — William Dopp Backs — Donald Lackovitch, Richard Lee, Leon McDaniel PAUL SPENCER Co-Captain WILLIAM DOPP DONALD LACKOVITCH Co-Captatn NED ANDERSON leon mcdaniel IVAN PUSTIK 45 RICHARD MAJOR STANLEY TERRANC E SZOSTEK MAX HUTKA Football RESERVES TOP ROW: Howard Chadwick, George Boby, Allen Minor, Widener, William McCown, John Sullivan, Stephan Nepsa, Wayne Garber, James Muldoon, Alan Mumaw, Fred Schaefer, Richard Buchner, Samuel May. FRONT ROW: Coach Gustafson, James Sturgall, Kent 46 Varsity Cheerleaders TOP ROW: Rhoda Sullivan, Jaclyn Wignall, Kathleen Tetarchik, Karen Schepper, Susan Pocialik. FRONT ROW: Carolyn Zubek B-Team Cheerleaders TOP ROW: Bonnie Boznak, Janet Kingery, Patricia Walker, Judith Lewis, Carolyn Zedalis. FRONT ROW: Patricia Ryan 48 TOP ROW: Donald Lackovttch, Paul Spencer, Richard Bartos, Richard Lee. FRONT ROW: James Thompson, Coach Gaza, Richard Major, Douglas Moore, Garry Linn, Ronald Berg, Kent Widener. Ivan Jahns, Thomas Cox, Bernard Spencer. RonaldBrechner, Basketball Varsity The varsity closed its season as Edison ' s most successful team since 1949-1950. Garry Linn and Ronald Berg were elected as Co-Captains and Ronald Berg was selected as the most valuable player of the team. Garry Linn, Ronald Berg, and Douglas Moore received Honorable Mention on the Calumet All Conference Team. REB FT A FTM Pet. FG A FGM Pet. TP Ave. Berg 256 83 48 .578 237 115 .490 278 16.4 Moore 81 25 18 .720 168 54 .321 126 7.4 Cox 89 57 35 .614 298 121 .406 277 16.3 Linn 262 94 50 .532 180 83 .461 216 12.6 Bartos 52 58 33 .569 117 32 .265 97 5.7 Jahns 32 11 5 .454 60 15 .250 35 2.3 P. Spencer 35 14 4 .286 27 3 .222 10 .83 B. Spencer 13 2 1 .500 11 2 .181 5 .62 Major 7 1 0 .000 5 0 .000 0 0 . Lackovitch 3 2 0 .000 6 0 .000 0 0 . Lee 6 2 1 .500 5 2 .400 5 1.25 Brechner 4 7 2 .286 6 0 .000 2 .40 SEASON ' S RECORD Edison Opponent Edison i Opponent Westville 65 52 Wirt 61 70 Emerson 52 49 Mill Creek 59 57 River Forest 57 37 Crown Point 76 60 Edison of Gary 67 68 Hobart 66 55 Griffith 61 88 Highland 54 60 Lowell 58 69 Wheeler 81 67 Dyer 68 65 Portage 53 52 Merrillville 49 61 Lake County Tourney Sectional Tourney Griffith 61 87 Edison of Gary 64 65 RONALD BERG RICHARD BARTOS PAUL SPENCER THOMAS COX GARRY LINN RICHARD MAJOR DONALD LACKOVITCH DOUGLAS MOORE RONALD BRECHtftR RICHARD LEE IVAN JAHNS BERNARD SPENCER 51 TOP ROW: Wally Stewart, Ralph Beattie, Dennis Barth, Jack Richard Skeens, William Chicos, Joseph Blaylock, Allen Campbell, Thomas Hardebeck, Donald Ramsay, Coach Minor. Hartley, FRONT ROW: Lane Robertson, William Poe, Basketball Reserves The reserve basketball team finished the 1959-1960 season with an 8 won - 8 lost record. This was a very successful season considering the lack of experience on the team. Most of the members of the team had not competed in basketball during their junior high grades. Coach Hartley was well satisfied with their steady, rapid improvement. Their team field goal average for the year was .362 and their free throw average was .586 — both very good reserve averages. FG A FGM Pet. FT A FTM Pet. REB TP AVE Campbell 159 79 .497 55 38 .691 126 198 12.4 Barth 38 14 .367 20 5 .250 45 33 2.8 Stewart 84 21 .250 22 15 .682 47 47 2.9 Hardebeck 102 39 .382 63 38 .600 99 124 8.3 Poe 178 52 .292 44 28 .636 59 126 8.4 Chicos 71 18 .254 24 13 .542 28 49 3.3 Skeens 12 1 .083 7 4 .571 8 6 .8 Brechner 32 11 .344 16 10 .650 33 32 4.0 Spencer, B. 9 3 .333 0 0 .000 4 6 6.0 Lee 14 4 .285 12 7 .583 7 15 2.1 Season ' s Record Edison Opponent Westville 31 20 Emerson 27 36 River Forest 27 26 Edison of Gary 24 25 Griffith 46 53 Lowell 45 43 Dyer 56 41 Merrillville 31 28 Wirt 44 47 Mill Creek 4 3 39 Crown Point 52 50 Hobart 33 38 Highland 49 52 Wheeler 68 26 Portage 44 46 Calumet Conference Merrillville T ourney 32 37 52 TOP ROW: Coach Gaza, Richard Bartos, Ronald Brechner, Douglas Moore, Ivan Jahns, James Cullen. FRONT ROW: Lonnie Mullins, Richard Skeens, David Taylor, Anthony Soria, James Taylor. Cross Country East Gary tied for sixth place with James Taylor finishing eleventh place in the Cross Country Con- ference Meet. At the Merrillville and Portage courses, Anthony Soria set course records. Anthony Soria won nine successive first places in eleven meets. Soria set and broke the school record four times with the final record — 10 ' 24 " . ANTHONY SORIA 53 Thurman Elkins 120 High Hurdles 18.4 " 220 Low Hurdles 23.7 " Baseball TOP ROW: Julius Dian, Bernard Spencer, Thomas Cox, Ivan Jahns, Richard Major, James Tayior, Coach Hartley. FRONT ROW: James Thompson, Richard Vanderlin, Ned Anderson, Richard Lee, William Poe, Armando Yanez, Donald Lackovitch, Allen Minor. Track TOP ROW: Coach Gaza, Thomas Cox, Bernard Spencer, Thomas Spencer, Richard Bartos, Dennis Barth, Wally Stewart, William Hodges. SECOND ROW: Richard Skeens, Therman Elkins, Anthony Soria, Douglas Moore, Paul Spencer, Leo Mayhew, Jack Barker, Thomas Hardood. FRONT ROW: Joseph Kent, Walter, Kaiser, Brian Wallin, James Blake, Joseph Blaylock, Ronald Blendu, William Strachan, Ralph Beattie. 54 Seniors TOP ROW: Abdon Marmolejo, Mary Pirjas, Eunice Seaberg, Charlotte Stetler, Marlene Kingery, Dixie Catherman, Jacqueline Jacobs, Joan Kozak, Helen Meister, Douglas Moore, Donald Lackovitch. SECOND ROW: Katherine Anne Davis, Anita Bradford, Stella Floyd, Judith Bright Judy Rayborn, Juanita Mattingly, Barbara Carney, Joan DeHaven. FRONT ROW: Phyllis Goyda, Judith Sohovich, Susan Pocialik, Charlene Fabian, Judith Felton, Victoria Bentley, Norma Jean Davison, Paul Spencer, Leslie Carmin, Robert Swaney. Powder Puff Football Juniors TOP ROW: Mr. Gaza, Ivan Jahns, Beverly Catherman, Jacqueline Mock, Jaclyn Wignall, Cynthia Newman, Elaine Flotke, Barbara Murray, Linda Rose, Dixie Warren, Judith Warren, Richard Lee. SECOND ROW: Linda Blasingame, Muriel Dillard, Shirley Alexander, Jessie Lopez, Linda Hadley, Karen Schepper, Sharon Wracher, Patricia Walker, Judith Sarkotich, Darlene Neagu, FRONT ROW: Sandra Adams, Barbara Przybysz, Magdalena Lopez, Jacqueline Carpenter, Janet Kingery, Marilyn Jakich, Rhoda Sullivan, Anna Garzella, Arlene Burbee. 55 Powder Puff Football Game " Cotv Cutics " vs " Tussy Toughies " November 9 What ' s so funny? " Gangway ! " Will someone catch that ball ? Of course, the seniors won the game ! On your mark, get set — but ! SUNSHINE ORGANIZATIONS Carolyn Zubek, Parliamentarian; Richard Lee, Vice-President; Bernard Spencer, Treasurer; Mr. Gaza, Sponsor; Garry Linn, Court Clerk; Douglas Moore, President; Juanita Mattingly, Secretary. Student Council With a membership of twenty-five members, the same as last year, the Student Council sponsored several projects, one of which was the annual Homecoming Dance after the Calumet Township football game on October 9. Other projects were helping in the supervision of the lunchrooms, lockers, monitors in the hall, and a newly organized Student Court formed under the revised constitution. Under the constitution of the Student Council, students were tried for violations contrary to the laws of the school. At the close of the school year, the officers were elected for the next school year. Barbara Czilli, Parliamen- tarian; Juanita Johnson, Secretary; Juanita Mattingly, Treasurer; Mr. Kuruzovich, Sponsor;James Coffey, Vice-President; Richard Bartos, President. Honor Society Through the efforts of the 1958-1959 Student Council, a National Honor Society was established in Edison Senior High School. This year, the organization was composed of twenty-six members, juniors and seniors, upon its establishment. Togain membership into the Honor Society students were graded upon four qualities, which were scholastic achievement, leadership, character, and service. All members were presented with pins and membership cards at the installation ceremony. Honor Society Seals were placed upon the diplomas of the senior members at graduation. Once a person was accepted as a member, he had to maintain his qualifications to remain a member, as anyone becoming lax in any of the required qualities could easily lose his membership. TOP ROW: Joseph Kent, James Coffey, Richard Major, Richard Lee, Bernard Spencer, Ivan Jahns, Douglas Moore, Richard Woodworth, Mr. Roos, Principal. SECOND ROW: Rhoda Sullivan, Juanita Johnson, Joan Kozak, Shirley Cudney, Kathleen Tetarchik, Georgia Rogers, Camille Buchner, Barbara Czilli, Donna Wernes. FRONT ROW: Leloni Dorall, Carolyn Zubek, Marcia Laffin, Carolyn Shaffer, Juanita Mattingly, Martha Babarik, Linda Tavolacci, Charlene Fabian. NOT PICTURED: Richard Bartos, 59 Marcia Laffin, Vice-President; Kathleen Tetarchik, Secretary- Treasurer; Garry Linn, Presi- dent; Mrs. Choncoff, Sponsor; George Tamalunas, Historian. Future Teachers of America 60 The Virgil I. Bailey Future Teachers Club had a busy year. The purpose of the club is to help students determine whether or not they would like to become teachers. This was accomplished by the six weeks ' ex- ploratory teaching program. Trips of the club were the annual state meeting of officers in Indianapolis, the Lake County Round-Up held in Hobart, and the tour of Ball State Teachers Campus. Other activities included two movies, " Crowded Out " and " Not by Chance, " several boys learned to operate the movie projector, each member wrote a book report concern- ing a book about teaching, and babysitting service was available during Central PTA meetings. On Tuesdavs hotdogs were sold to boost the treasury. Charlene Fabian, Correspond- ing Secretary; Linda Tavolacci, Treasurer; Marcia Laffin, Vice- President; Mrs. Wiggins, Spon- sor; Martha Babarik, President; Elaine Snope l, Secretary. Sunshine Society The Sunshine Society began the year ' s activities by holding the annual Can Can Dance on December 12, The price of admission at the dance was a can of food per person in order that the food could be given to those in need of help. December 18, the girls distributed baskets of food to the needy. After returning from Christmas vacation, the initiation of the new members was held; however, the biggest event of the year was the annual Sweetheart Dance, which was held February 13. Ending the year, the out-going officers initiated the new officers for next year. Commercial Club Following an absence of one year, the Commercial Club was once again organized in Edison Senior High School. The purpose of the club was to develop future businessmen and women who will be able to establish a better world of business. The fund raising campaigns were for the purpose of purchasing additional equipment for the commercial de- partment of the school. Charlene Fabian, Secretary-Treasurer; Mary Pirjas, President; Miss Du Fon, Sponsor; Georgia Rogers, Vice-President. Dian Barth, Secretary; Mrs. Gleason, Sponsor; Susan Pocialik, Treas- urer; Linda Rose, His- torian; Karen Schepper, Vice-President; Adeline Reinhardt, Sergeant-at- Arms. Homemakers of Tomorrow Edison ' s Homemakers of Tomorrow began their activities of the year with their annual initiation tea for new members and the installation of the new officers on November 8. After the Edison-Edison basketball game on December 11, they sponsored a sock hop. To complete the year ' s activities was their most important event, the annual style show, which was held in May. Pauline Stazinski, Vice-President; Kathleen Tetarchik, Treasurer; Michael Keyak, Social Chairman, Dixie Catherman, Secretary; Sharon Wracher, President; Richard Stonehouse, Social Chairman; Mrs. Valle, Sponsor. Spanish Club With a membership of thirty-nine mem- bers, the club ' s most festive project was the Pinata, which was held in the Library after school on December 18, It was not only gay and colorful but, also, very interesting to those who had never seen one. On January 8, they sponsored a dance after the Griffith basketball game. Also, they enjoyed a dinner of all Spanish food. 64 Martha Babarik, Cor- responding Secretary; James Spanopoulos, Se rgean t - at - Arms; James Wagner, Secre- tary; Richard Major, Treasurer; James Coffey, President; Donald Zinkovich, Vice- President; Mr. Kasrich, Sponsor. Physics Club Again this year, Edison ' s look to the future was shown by the reorganization of a Physics Club. Its purpose was to develop a further understanding of science. On October 28, the members took a field trip to the Museum of Science and Industry. Besides sponsoring a sock hop, the members of the club entered their projects in the Science Fair, displaying their year of learning, work, and integrity of future scientists. Bonnie Boznak, Secre- tary; James Pelton, Re- porter; Charles Hardt, Treasurer; Mr. Cooley, Sponsor; Wally Stewart, President; Nancy Major, Vice-President. Science Club The Science Club enjoyed its largest membership for its fourth year under the guidance of Mr. Cooley. Each member of the club entered a project in the Science Fair sponsored by the Senior High School Parent Teachers Association in the spring. Mr. Cooley explaining the rules of the second annual Science Fair at Edison to some of the students 66 George Tamalunas, Vice-President; James Wagner, President; Mr. Georgakis, Sponsor; LaRue Wilson, Treasurer; Judith Pelton, Sec- retary. Safe-Teen Club The motto of the Safe-Teen Club, Chapter 307, sums up the purpose of the club in the words, 1 we drive defensively, courteously, and longer, " The main task of the club, which has grown each year, was to prove that youth can lead in highway citizenship. A Safe-T-Rater, which was contributed by the Lion ' s Club, was used to test the ability of the students. In the spring the organization held a driving rodeo in which all drivers were eligible to enter the contest. Mr. Georgakis, Sponsor, James Spanopoulos, Vice- President; Ned Anderson, Secretary, Donald Lacko- vitch. President, Paul Spencer, Treasurer; Mr. Gaza, Sponsor. E-Men s Club Each member of the E-Men ' s Club has earned at least one major letter in one of the major sports: football, basketball, base- ball, track, or cross-country. The activities of the club were selling programs at football games and popcorn at basketball games and sponsoring the Faculty- Alumni and Senior-Faculty games. The profits from these activities were used to send the senior football players to the Chicago Bear-San Francisco football game and the senior basketball players to the state finals and to help furnish funds for the purchase of senior award jackets. 68 L Qi ■ A Judith Lewis, Secretary; Carolyn Zubeck, Treasurer; Mrs. Wiggins, Sponsor; Janet Kingery , Vice-President;Judith Sohovich, President. Pep Club With a membership of approximately one hundred and fifty members, the all girls Pep Club ' s main interest was to increase the school spirit and to support the team at Edison ' s football and basketball games. To assist in attaining their goal, they constructed an Eagle mascot, which was used at the games. A dance and a car wash, which proved very successful, were sponsored by the club. Eagle Mascot The Pep Club ' s Eagle Mascot unveiled by Judith Sohovich, Club President Pep Band Richard Cullen, Charles Hardt, Barbara Carney, Sharon Thompson, Nancy Major. The Band In Action At Football Games. Eaglettes TOP ROW: Denise Sue Broadway, Judith Grant, Sharon Mayoch. FRONT ROW: Sharon Thompson, Drum Majorette STANDING: Mr. Dawson, Director; Allen Michaels, Mitchell Wahlman. THIRD ROW: Charlotte Stetler, Michaels, Mary Wahlman, Helen Meister, Richard Hoyt, James Cullen, James Pelton, Richard Buchner, Flannigan, Camille Buchner, Victoria Bentley, Nancy Major, Samuel May, Joyce Keilman, Marcy Steen, Klisz, James Leimbacher, Elizabeth Maxwell, Kathleen Tetarchik. Ba Under the direction of Mr. Gerald D. Dawson, the Band presented a series of was the winter concert presented on December 13. The second semester was filler’ on February 20, and the state contest for full bands on April 23, and the spring The band sponsored a very successful soc hop as the first social event of the its musical program at Commencement. Band Representatives Camille Buchner, Charles Hardt, Sharon Thompson. 72 harles Hardt, Gary McDaniel, James Taylor, Thomas Bentley, Victor Brotko, Harold Wiles, Calvin rian Wallin. SECOND ROW: Janet McDaniel, Geraldine Deemer, Janet Parkhurst, Thomas Philpott,’ Steven laron Thompson. FRONT ROW: Juanita Johnson, Lila Ivlow, Barbara Carney, Gleneva Koontz, Linda d lotball shows on the home field during the football season. Its mid-year performance ith entering the district solo and ensemble contest on February 6, the state contest jncert on April 2. jar, went Christmas Caroling for the ill on December 22, and said farewell with Band Officers Victoria Bentley, Presi- dent; Juanita Johnson, Vice- President; Charles Hardt, Treasurer; Charlotte Stetler, Secretary. 73 TOP ROW: Juanita Mattingly, Linda Underwood, Jacqueline Anton, Carl Johnson, Paul Spencer, Abdon Moore, Thomas Cox, Jack Barker, James Thompson, Richard Michaels, Joseph Kent, Georgia Rogers, Sarkotich, Michael Lackovitch, Victor Brotko, Fred Schaefer, Gerald Eaton, James Muldoon, Morgan Kozak, Norma Jean Davison, Marcia Laffin. SECOND ROW: Judith Bright, Sharon Thompson, Lonadelle Zubek, Anna Garzella, Katherine Anne Davis, Leloni Dorall, Charlene Fabian, Karen Schepper, Karen Tavolacci, Cleo Burton, Elaine Snopel, Barbara Carney, Camille Buchner, Marilyn Jakich, Christine Ch According to tradition, the members of the Choir began practice under the period class. The annual Carol Concert was presented on December 15. A number school functions as well as entering the district and state solo and ensemble contests, and closed the year with a number of musical selections for the graduation Choir Representatives Georgia Rogers, Douglas Moore, Martha Babarik. Marmolejo, James Underwood, Richard Buchner, Richard Lee, Bernard Spencer, Ivan Jahns, Douglas Judith Sohovich, Jacqueline Jacobs, Kathleen Tetarchik, Claudia Owens. THIRD ROW: Mary Kent, Judith Fernandez, Walter Kaiser, Leonard Herrin, Paul Kolosci, Scott Miller, Carl Pesko, William Poe, Joan Carnegie, Sharon Mayoch, Victoria Bentley, Martha Babarik, Karen Jablonski, Judith Lewis, Carolyn I Carpenter, Jacqueline Carpenter, Richard Woodworth. FRONT ROW: Karen Mettner, Rhoda Sullivan Linda Shudick, Gayle Pocialik, Mary Spanopoulos, Lorraine Jaroscak, Bonnie Boznak, Evelia Yanez. I oir direction of Mrs. Margaret Jana at eight o ' clock each morning before the first of soloists, duets, trios, quartets, and ensembles provided the music for various The choir entered the district contest, presented the spring piusic festival, exercises. Girls ' Ensemble TOP ROW: Sherry Moore, Joan Cross, Linda Underwood, Dorothy Gray, Bernadine Reed. FRONT ROW: Barbara Ryan, Joyce Langman, Denise Sue Broadway, Dian Barth. The Janettes TOP ROW: Elona Dragash, Pauline Stazinski, Judith Lewis, Jacqueline Anton, Karen Carpenter, Bonita Bazin. FRONT ROW: Evelia Yanez, Madeline (Gail) Eatherly, Karen Jablonski, Linda Biernat, Elaine Snopel. Senior Quartet Abdon Marmolejo, Martha Babarik, Georgia Rogers, Douglas Moore. Mixed Trio Christine Shudick, Carl Johnson, Caroline 76 Zubek. Senior Girls ' Trio Judith Bright, Georgia Rogers, Sharon Thompson. STANDING: Juanita Mattingly, Editor; Miss Hartley, Sponsor, Martha Babarik, Associate Editor: Jacqueline Jacobs, Copy Editor; Judy Rayborn, Sports Editor; SEATED: Charlene Fabian, Associate Editor. Eagle Feathers Throughout the year, the staff under the sponsorship of Miss Hartley worked hard and long the third hour of each day to publish a bigger and better school paper. They worked sincerely and faithfully to inform the students of the many items of interest that happened in the school each day. STANDING: Mary Pirjas, Feature Editor; Carl Pesko, Linda Tavolacci.and Sharon Thompson— reporters. SEATED: Joan Kozak, Art Editor. TOP ROW: Martha Babarik, Editor; Juanita Mattingly, Associate Editor; Charlene Fabian, Associate Editor; Linda Tavolacci, Advertising Assistant. BOTTOM ROW: Judy Rayborn, Sports Editor; Jacqueline Jacobs, Mary Pirjas, Joan Kozak, Advertising Assistants. Miss Hartley-Sponsor Ed isoman The Edisonian Staff was officially organized the first week of school. Eagerly, the staff undertook the task of selling ads, learning the how ' s and what ' s of preparing a yearbook , and setting forth to do their best to place all the -laughs, hopes and memories of the year in this one book. Thankful for the patient guidance of Miss Hartley and the ever helpfulness of Mr. Robert Lewis of the Sterling-Coner Studio of Gary, the members of the staff were able to see their book of memories come alive and hope that it will serve as your " Moments to Remember. " 78 OZ-IOOm Ol I H Homecoming- Edison vs Calumet Township- At Half-Time Douglas Moore, Student Council President; Juanita Mattingly, Homecoming Queen Homecoming Queen and Her Court Charlene Fabian, biella Floyd, Douglas Moore, Student Council President; Juanita Mattingly, Homecoming Queen; Anita Bradford, Eunice Seaberg. Homecoming Dance sponsored Oy the Student Council Homecoming Queen Juanita Mattingly With Her Escort James Oswald EUNICE SEABERG ANITA BRADFORD Homecoming Queen ' s Court STELLA FLOYD CHARLENE FABIAN 84 ' u sm Edison ' s Homecoming Queen Juanita Mattingly Senior Powder Puff Game The game was postponed from October 23 to No- vember 9 because of rainy weather. i vjJ ml j I i fl Jm ■ ■ U , li iTlt Senior Cheerleaders: Robert Swaney, Abdon Marmolejo, Leslie Carmin, Paul Spencer, Doctor Mary Pirjas. Powder Puff King James Spanopoulos Lucky, isn ' t he? At Half-Time Victor Brotko Junior Cheerleader Go ! Vickie ! Old-fashioned Fur Coat Style Show Susan Pocialik, Kathleen Tetarchik, Marlene Kingery. Homemaker ' s Initiation Tea November 8 88 From the time of the Indians to the Modern Homemaker Style Show Mjoriel Lindberg, Barbara Carney. Sharon Cornwell, Anita Bradford, Karen Schepper, Barbara Hamady. Judy Rayborn " Miss Edisonian ' ' The members of the EDISONIAN staff competed for the title, " Miss Edisonian. " At the time the copy was sent to the printers, Judy Rayborn and Linda Tavolacci tied for the title by selling the same number of books. Linda Tavolacci 89 90 In Semi-Finals Camille Buchner and Eunice Seaberg entered the Semi-Finals of the National Merit Scholarship Test Sunshine Can Can Dance Admission was a can of food for the needy on December 12 Cast I STANDING: Carol Johnson, Muriel Dillard, Janies Galovic, Arlene Burbee, Patricia Walker, Victor Brotko. Underwood, Janet Kingery, Robert Neil Blendu, Stephen SEATED: Jaclyn Wignali, Rhoda Sullivan, Richard Woodworth. " GIRL-SHY " Junior Class Play January 19 and 21 Cast II STANDING: Victor Brotko, Jack Barker, Karen Schepper, Elaine Flotke, John Davis, Muriel Dillard. SEATED: Anna Robert Swaney, Robert Neil Blendu, Kathleen Tetarchik, Garzella, Harold Wiles, Rhoda Sullivan. Sunshine Sweetheart Queen and Her Court Charlene Fabian, Rhoda Sullivan, Patricia Walker, Bonnie Sunshine Society President; Judith Lewis, Karen Schepper, Boznak, Susan Pocialik, Sweetheart Queen; Martha Babarik, Judith Sohovich. Sunshine Sweetheart Queen Susan Pocialik Sweetheart Dance sponsored by the SUNSHINE SOCIETY Senior High Building 97 Cast I TOP ROW: Katherine Anne Davis, Glenn Roe, Ronald Janusch, Judy Rayborn, MarthaBabarik, JuanitaMattlngly, Jacqueline Richard Hiller, John Melton, Richard Hulse, Barbara Jacobs, Cleo Burton, Barbara Carney. Czilli. FRONT ROW: Charlene Fabian, Linda Tavolacci, Senior Class Play " Nuts In May " Cast II TOP ROW: Judith Bright, Victoria Bentley, James Pirjas, Sandra Medows, Susan Pocialik, Judith Pelton, Spanopoulos, Richard Michaels, Leslie Carmin, John Melton, Sharon Thompson, Joan Kozak, Eunice Seaberg, Anita Richard Hulse, Sandra Fredericks. FRONT ROW: Mary Bradford. 98 STERLING-CONER STUDIOS 629 Washington Official Annual Photographers We wish to express our appreciation to Mr. Lee Coner who has been our Edisonian photographer the past fifteen years. 100 Lots of Luck to the Class of ' 60 Ray and Mary Moore BOUND FOR EUROPE James Coffey, a senior at Edison, leaves as winner of a ten- day Post-Tribune trip to Europe. 101 ARTISTIC CLEANERS 2804 DeKalb Street Central Shopping Center 2316 Ripley Street Six Radio Dispatched Trucks Phone: East Gary 2-1121 102 Meister ' s Drug Store " It ' s Nicer at Meister ' s " Shopping Plaza 51 East Gary Linda Tavolacci and Charlene Fabian, who topped the ad solicitation to help finance the 1960 " Edisonian, " recommend that teen-agers start their savings accounts early in life. 103 Compliments and Best Wishes to the Class of ' 60 LAKE COUNTY STATE BANK Member FDIC 104 EAST GARY BRANCH FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS LOAN ASSOCIATION OF GARY 3707 Central East Gary, Indiana We Encourage Student Saving Accounts Bianco Drugs, Inc. Your Walgreen Agency Joe Bianco, R. Ph. Don Strimbu, R. Ph. Angelo Verde, R. Ph. Central Shopping Center Phone 2-1176 .o si oo g en franklin Store 5 to 1 00 " A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned " Central Center East Gary 106 East Gary Drugs " Your Health Headquarters " Joe Bianco, R. Ph. Mike Hamang. R. Ph. Central and Union Phone 2-1536 WE PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS 107 4700 Central East Gary 5105 West Fifth Brunswick Five Star Super Mart 1234 West State Road No. 2 La Porte, Indiana North of Road 30 - East of Road 55 Independence Hill 2750 DeKalb East Gary 7320 Broadway Merrillville East Gary ' s DeKalb Drugs Your Community Health Center 2800 DeKalb Phone 2-1137 108 TEACHERS ' SOCIAL HOUR 3461 Central Avenue Phone 2-1478 East Gary, Indiana Wallin ' s Hardware 109 Garber Bros. 2751 DeKalb Street Central Food Market 739 Central Avenue Phone 2-1263 Phone 2-9975 Compliments of Bazin’s Grocery East Gary Feed " Quality Meat " 2301 Fairview Avenue East Gary, Indiana Phone 2-9940 Supply Company 1 io I L N ?o e T- 1 Ralph and Red’s Service Ph T r 1101 Central Avenue Ondras Body Shop Phone 2-1601 Congratulations to the Class of ' 60 Sassano Super Market You Expect to Save More at Sassano --And You Do ! " Courtesy Department Store " The Place to Go For the Brands You Know " Route 51 at Central Avenue Plaza 51 1 1 1 Q Me DRIVE CAREFULLY % SIMMY ' S i DRIVE INS I 3201 East Dunes Highway Gary, Indiana » 1 2 Compliments of Compliments of East Gary Department Store East Gary Concrete Central and Rush Finest in Family Apparel Compliments of Compliments of Herff-Jones Co. Bowman Dairy Company Manufacturing Jewelers And Stationers Milk of Superior Flavor 1407-1419 North Capitol Avenue 6600 West Ninth Avenue Indianapolis 7, Indiana Gary, Indiana George Kingsley Representative 1 1 3 Agnes Garber’s Little Folks Shoppe Scheuer’s General Store 735 Central Avenue 1201 Central Avenue Gifts for Weddings and East Gary, Indiana Baby Showers Open Sunday 9 A.M. to 12 Noon Triangle Steel Corp. Compliments to the Class of ' 60 Remember Gary ' s Largest Office Outfitters 5050 Industrial Highway For Your Typewriters Fountain Pens Gary, Indiana Luggage Greeting Cards Cameras Distributors of Steel Products Rentals On Typewriters - Adding Machines Storing - Assorting - Shearing Flame Cutting - Crane Service Gary Office Equipment Co. Scale Service 25 West Sixth Avenue Telephone: TUrner 5-8214 Phone 5-6286 Bill’s Best Wishes Floor Sanding Company For The Class Of ' 60 2737 Elkhart Street Choir Mothers Phone 2-1598 1 14 East Gary’s House of Flowers " Pizza " Bar-B-Q King 2401 Central Avenue East Gary Open 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. Daily Dining Room Or Carry Out Service Phone 2-1709 East Gary 2-1132 Compliments of Gary Ye 8-1234 East Gary Dairy Queen Route 51 and Central Avenue Phone 2-1331 Meister’s Insurance Agency 3449 Central Avenue East Gary, Indiana Edward Meister Lillian Meister Best Wishes to the Class of ' 60 Olson and Reiser Whitledge Shoe Store Funeral Home And Repair Shoes and Clothing 2825 Central Avenue Phone 2-1288 East Gary Ambulance Service Phone 2-1511 1307 Central Avenue East Gary, Indiana 1 15 Compliments of JOHNSON ' S FISH AND SHRIMP JACK ' S BARBER SHOP 2619 Central Avenue 3518 Central Avenue Phone 2-1728 Compliments of H. W. BRECKMAN CEDAR CHEST RESTAURANT STATE FARM INSURANCE 2409-11 Rush Street 1517 Central Avenue East Gary, Indiana Phone 2-1700 CARD AND CAMERA SHOP PADGET LUMBER SUPPLV Hallmark Cards - Records - Gifts Kodak - Eastman Revere - Poloroid CORPORATION 2915 DeKalh Street 4106 Central Avenue East Gary, Indiana East Gary, IndU la Phone 2-1650 WEIDMAN’S JEWELRY STORE CHRISTENSON MOTORS, INC. Your Local Chevrolet Dealer 3727 Central Avenue New and Used Cars and Trucks Watch And Clock Repair 2000 Central Avenue East Gary Phone 2-1223 Congratulations Compliments of JO AND ANN ' S FOOD SHOP BARTOS ' LUNCH 4296 Central Avenue ' SCHUBERT ' S PAINT STORE Compliments of Custom Colors STOUT ' S MARATHON SERVICE 723 Central Avenue East Gary, Indiana Phone 2-1276 2300 Central Avenue East Gary, Indiana Phone 2-9962 1 16 COCONUT GROVE JACOBSENS, INC. " Family Entrance” Complete Office Outfitters Chicken, Steak, Shrimp, Pizza and 2 Stores in Gary All Kinds of Sandwiches Tolleston: 10th and Roosevelt Streets Also Beverages Downtown: 6th and Massachusetts 1233 Central Avenue Phone TU 5-0577 We wish to express our gratitude to the merchants who supported our yearbook with their ads. Mr. Schrotberger, our custodian, kindly gives a helping hand. The individual pictures of the Sophomores and Juniors were taken by the National School Studios, Bruce Fessler, ph-otographer, 638 Washington Street, Hobart, Indiana. 117 AUTOGRAPHS 1 18 A LIFETIME OF MEMORIES YOUR JOSTEN class ring Albertson Commemorate your school days with a jewelry masterpiece . . , a JOSTEN class ring. . . . fashioned in flawless exclusive SUNSHINE 10K gold copyrighted original JOSTEN designs student-styling at its quality finest ! Representative Box 9 Plymouth, Indiana MR. 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