Elgin Academy - Hilltop Yearbook (Elgin, IL)

 - Class of 1950

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RICHARD BATES Glenford Ohro Orange Club Boys Chorus Our Town Down rn the Valley Major E Club 1950 Hrlltop Staff Photography Club Manager Football Manager Basketball Manager Tennrs Although Drck cant be consrdered a true veteran of the Academy campus srnce he arrrved here rn hrs yunror year he rs a veteran rn all our eyes for wrth hrs amrable personalrty he has htted easrly mto the Academy lrfe ever there was anythmg to be managed effrcrently on the campus for Drck was as dependable as he was capable and the lob could already be con srdered well done Wrth the football and bas ketball teams plus the tennrs team backed by such an effrcrent manager rt was no wonder that the sport season successfully frlled many of rts expectatrons Besrdes hrs excellent sport managrng Drck proved to be an extremely rnterested manager rn Down In The Valley and we all know that wrth thrs wonderful start rn lrfe Drck wrll certarnly get the most out of the rest of rtl DOUGLAS BENNETT Barrrngton Illrnors The matmee rdol of a thousand women mrght well apply to our boy Doug for wrth hrs tanned complexron whrte grrn that blonde wavy harr and those twrnklrng blue eyes Doug has success fully managed to captrvate all our hearts The brg splash one hears when approachmg the lower recesses of the Academy gym can only mean one thmg namely that Doug has lust plunged mto Academy Aquarrum frns and all and rs planmng on breakrng and settrng hrs own all trme record We will all remember when remrnrscrng about the good old days those rhythmrc week end jam sessrons down rn the rec room when Bumble Boogre ran rampant How that boy can trckle the rvorres' The best of luck Doug well mrss you! Black Club Boys Chorus Our Town Everyman Mayor E Club Secretary Sons of Neptune Football Swrmmrng Tennrs I . . I . . The custom was always to call on "Bates" when- . . .. . ,Q

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s of 1950 Th1s year s Hllltop has been the pet project of the 1950 sen1or class and has fmally blossomed mto be1ng due to the enthusl ashc and talerted efforts of our sen1ors It 1S our s1ncere hope that all of you w1ll en1oy sharmg some of our past years expen ences as we remrmsce a l1ttle about the past hlstory of our sen1or class Although graduatlon has fmnally arnved and we are all eager to try our wmgs 1n the world we cant help but th1nk of all the past fun we have shared w1th one another Oh those pep sess1ons gab sess1ons and dance SGSSIOHSI Our class ploneers Nancy K1ederlen Ed Fox and Ed Manuel founded the sen1or class back mn the good ol days of p1gta1ls ard knlckers namely the e1ghth grade and s1nce then the rest of us have dr1fted ln year after year In 1946 many scared freshmen Doug Bennett Elame Harr1s Iune H111 Lewle Hyman and Ivar Pavlm lomed the ploneers gradually mcreasmg the sxze of the sen1or class to be When we advanced to be1ng sophomores we all welcomed Bamey Betz and Bob Solomon mto our rapzdly growlrg mldst Becomlng but feel a l1ttle old and wlse m the ways of the world as we watched many t1m1d freshmen scurry1ng about the Academy halls frant1cly trymg to locate the1r classrooms We welcomed Dlck Bates Georglan Coakley Iack Good lane Gulla Iudy Rltter M1lton Federman Larry Tarlow Art Wolfe and Drck Wasserberg as fellow 1un1ors thls year whrle Lloyd Montgomery came back to us agam from rad1o school At last' One ramy autumn day m September the old Acad emy school bell tolled orce agam announcmg the beglnnmg of another school year To many of the Academy gang September just meant the contmuatlon of more good txmes w1th the old crowd and the acquamtanceshmp of many new klds How ever to the 1950 semors rt meant the fmal year of four years that once had looked so very far away The real1zat1on that soon we would be leavmg the carefree days of hlgh school behmd us to step mto another phase of our hfe both dellghted us and yet startled us for hlgh school had been such fun and oh so care free' We completed our senior class w1th the add1t1on of hve newcomers Roger Damly Sonny F1xler Mary Iohnson Ier1 Rakow Tommy Yost and Suzanne Rlch Yes we are all glad to be sen1ors at long last but we w1l1 always thmk of our good tlmes at the Academy w1th pangs of nostalg1a and will always carry the Academy spmt w1th us as we go on our separate ways 11' l1fe . A . I . . . u I - L l 1 1 I I I : , ' ' . . . . l . l . proud upperclassmen at last. namely juniors, we couldn't help , . L . I . . . I I - . . . , . A . I

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MATHEW BETZ Barnngton lllmols Black Club Boys Chorus Down rn the Valley Orange and Black Staff Basketball Track Our Academy Ell'lSl6lH alxas the braxn rs our standlng expert at flgures fmath and otherwxsell and can always be counted on having the rlght answer at the rlght ttme Barney rs the only proud possessor of a Cad xllac which comes chuggmg up the Academy hxll each bnght and dewy morn and fmally collapses on the hlll s crest gaspmg for breath Then Barney emerges clutchmg a four leaf clover and all smxles well made rt agam fellows' Wxth such an outstandmg mmd we know Barney will be successful ln whatever he delves whether xt will be the fxfth dimension or other helds Good luck' GEORGIAN COAKLEY Elgm Illmols The lovely Iune Brlde to be of our semor class IS none other than Sweet Georgia Brown We re all a brt reluctant to let Georgxan go this year but we re posxtlve that Bob will take good care of her for us the lucky guy I Although thus petxte and unobtrustve mzss may appear to be a lxttle shy we can all assure you that she xs aboundmg wrth many vzvacuous talents As our leadmg cheerleader you could count on Georgie to be bOUhClhg around at all our sports events leadmg the cheers wxth a Flghtl Fxghtl Frghtl and the morale of the Academy team was guaranteed to soar upward 100 ' We will all remember the wonderful perform ances Georgie gave both as Ienny Parsons m Down lh the Valley and as Emily ln Our Town whxle every choral performance was high llghted by her llltxng soprano volce We know Georgxe and Bob will be very happy and wxll make the perfect pair of newly weds l Good luck to you both' Orange Club Glrls Chorus Down ln the Valley Our Town Aerchlorlan Socxety Cheerleader Merit Status ' I . . , . ' 1 . . . , .. . 7 I u on I ' 1 . . W I 1 n I ' 4 . , . . . 1157 Wk-

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