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We, the Senior Clcxss of 1957, of the Elgin
Academy dedicate this edition of the Hilltop
to the memory of the lcxte Wilbur L. Ogden.
The Senior Class of I957
The frrst day back on campus after a long va
canon 1S always an excrtmg one especrally for
semors and lt seems th1s year s f1rst day at E A
was no exceptron The new students met w1th
the old and 1n no t1me flat eleryone was mto
the swlng of thmgs
In the course of th1s years actrv1t1es many
thmgs happened whrch w1ll not be easrly for
gotten by the members of the semor class Some
were b1g events some small but all can be con
Early October brought the Aerchlonan 1n1t1
atxon How could we forget the amus1ng ex
pressrons on the faces of the Aerch ofhcers and
the frrghtened expressrons on those of the 1n1t1
ales? Also 1n October was the Horneromrng
Dance Mouhn Rouge presented by the sen1or
class whrch IS always looked forward to not
only by them but by the rest of the school as
well As the homecommg royalty was an
nounced Claudlas happy tears Marks ear o
ear grm and Vonn1es 1ub1lant expressron all
helped the even1ng to be a success
Senror chapel talks football games pep ses
srons and freld trrps made the fxrst semester l1t
erally fly by and soon 1t was t1me for term
exams whlch brought the usual crammrng
By th1s t1me sen1ors could be heard saymg
Four more months and we re out' Lrttle d1d
they know just how fast those months would go'
The Aerchlorxan Dance One Touch of Venus
w1ll certarnly hold memorres for many of us par
t1cularly for the Cottage Cut1es Remember
that skrt you put on g11'lS7 Of course no one
w1ll forget Vonnre s crown1ng Hugh1e Ae1ch k1ng
Then there was Sen1or V1s1tat1on Day when all
semors from the Elgln Dundee Area v1s1ted van
ous busrnesses The w1nn1ng of the P S L swrm
mrng champronshrp the extra day granted to
the semors by the Honor Day system the sen1or
play Trrfles sen1or holrday at Whlte Plnes
State Park the Headmasters Supper and the
last srx weeks sen1or tables all kept remmdmg
the members of the class of 57 that commence
ment t1me was approachmg
Soon rt was t1me for the Iumor Prom appro
prrately entltled lamaxcan Farewell and all the
wonderful happy nostalg1c thmgs that go w1th
1t None of us w1ll ever forget th1s our last E A
dance The next mornmg the beautrful and 1n
spmng Baccalaureate serv1ce was held at the
Method1st Church wlth our own cholr partxcx
pat1ng After f1nal exams came the awaras cere
mony and fmally Commencement the most
wonderful event of all A t1me for 1oy ct trme
for tears a t1me we ll treasure through the years
well remember always Graduat1on Day
Hoy Becker Presmdent
Vonnell Mastn Vxce Pres
Paul Gush1ken Secretary
Phylhs Rogers Treasurer
Football Black Club Vxce Presxdent
Track Mcnor E Club
Roy better known to all as Randy Bear was one
of our ever popular day students this year He was
charactenzed by a sparklmg wrt whxch often kept the
seruor grrls m hystencs To be noted especxally were
hrs cartoons whxch decorated the blackboards of the
fourth penod Enghsh class
Another of Randy's personalxty traxts was hrs deep
mterest xn automobxles He was about the most learned
auto mechanic that the Academy had this year'
Randy's plans for the future mclude attendmg Purdue
Umversxty and studymg enqmeenng Best of luck to the
best ot the "Bears" m any and all of your endeavors"!
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East Chlcago Indiana
The Angel Who Wouldnt Chorus Chairman
Black Club Hilltop Contributor
Aelchlonan Sergeant at Arms 0 5 B Conmbuto,
Long Tall Sal became a boarder in her lumor year
Her unusual sense of humor and great frankness have
made her well liked by both sexes
Sallys greatest abilities were in music athletics and
eating There were many altos who relied quite heavily
on her for pitch and encouragement but this pitch was
not limited to the field of music for it howed itself on
the baseball diamond as well
She will be remembered by her dormmates for the
songs she went ape for Billys Blues Love l
Strange Amt Got No Home etc
Sally plans to enter secretarial school and alter she
receives her diploma she plans to marry her boss
Senior Class President Chorus
"The Angel Who Wou1dn't Student Council
Hilltop Sports Editor
Orange Club Vice-President
The Class of 57 was blessed by the first presence of
Panther as he is affectionately called approximately
three and a half years ago Since that time he has done
much to improve his class His election as senior class
president marked the beginning of a successful and
happy year for the class as a whole
Something else which made Roy stand out among the
EA students was his remarkable ability to sit down
and listen to other people s problems He seemed to be
the official big brother to all the senior girls and he
was great to have around
Roys dramatic ability and his willingness to work
was shown in Trifles and The Angel Who Wouldnt
We all feel Purdue University s gain will be our loss
and wish Roy great success and happiness in the future
G0 Homeu Musart Secretary
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Ment Status Black Club
National Honor Society
Pete one ol our numerous Latin Americans came to
EA this year Rarely belore has EA been blessed
with such a talented musician Hrs accordion playing
was a great pleasure to all who heard him
Besides excellmg in music Pete was a chemrstry
whrz and outstanding rn hrs other subyects too
His wrt and pleasing personality made hmm well liked
among the students and faculty as well
As for the luture Pete plans to go to Purdue Umver
we know after he leaves us hell be as successlul as
he was here
Park Ridge I111no1s
Swimming Team Orange Club
Dave was a latecomer to the Academy havmg roxned
us this hrs hnal year ln high school Dave s crazy antics
and love of good fun made him one ol the boys
As a member of the swimming team Dave was one
ot our two divers and was a great asset to the team
Dave was also known for hrs vanety ol classy shuts
Dave hasnt really decided on what to do rn the tu
ture. but whatever he plans, we wish htm the best ot
sity to study engineering. We're going to miss him. but
Track Musart Club
Orange Club Hrlltop Assrstcmt Sports Edxtor
Manor E Club
Tom began hrs rumor year as a boarder at E A and
at the semester he 1oxned the ranks of the happy day
students Tom rs noted for hrs hne sense ol humor
ln the held ol sports Tom has drsplayed hrs abrlxty
as left tackle on the football team and rn the shot put
on the track team
He was another of our hot rod enthusrasts Every
mornmq we would hear that lovely blast ol mellow tone
as FG would streak past xn hrs quxck 52 Mercury
Tom plans to study commercxal art at Bradley Best
ol luck to a quy we know wrll do well rn what ever
Sennor Class Secretary Swrmmmg Manager
Merxt Status Track
Tnfles Orange Club
National Honor Society Treasurer Mayor E Club
Masque and Gavel O 6 B Contnbutor
One oi the most mterestmq members oi the semor
class was Pabhto who came to the Academy between
semesters two years aqo Paul was a regular on the
varsnty football team and could always be seen dashmg
down the held Alter every vrctory he as manager ot
the swlmmmg team had to expect a dunktng which he
took wrth a smtle
He wxll always be remembered as bemq one of the
most reserved well mannered and well dressed boys
on campus He was a hard workmq consclentrous indx
vxdual who we are certam wxll make good tn his chosen
professton ot medlcme Good luck Paull'
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Dhahrcm Saud1 Arabla
The Angel Who Wouldnt Track
G0 Home Black Club
Unmusxcal Impresano Malo, E club
Natxonal Honor Soctety Chorus Llbmmm
Natronal The spran student Council
Nmmnal Afhlehc Musart Member at Large
Mike the Spxke was new to E A thxs year and has
certamly proved to be an asset to the school He was
one of our dxvers and not only helped to brxng the
swxmmxnq team to vxctory but also won hrst place m
the Pnvate School League dlvmg competxhon
When rehearsals lor the Unmusxcal Impressano b
gan Mxke had a mmor role But as the hour ol the
operetta approached one of the leadmg characters was
taken :ll suddenly and Mtke was asked to itll nn for hmm
Thxs he dxd with all the poise of a well tramed actor and
practically stole the show
One of Mxkes greatest assets was hrs keen sense ol
humor He seemed to be able to laugh htmself out ol
any rough sxtuatlon
Mxke plans to study medlcme He has been looking
around for a college and hxs eye seems to be on the
Unxversxty ol Southem Calilornxa But no matter where
he goes or what he studles wlth his abxhty and sense
of humor we know he ll be a great success
Ment Status Orange Club
Tnlles Aexchlonan Society
Natxonal Honor Society CHONS
Secretary Hilltop Assxstant Lxterary
Quxll and Scroll Edna'
O 6 B Contrxbutor
Masque and Gavel
Claudxa was the lxttlest member of the semor class
She wore sxze 312 tenms shoes and swore she bought
her levxes tn the Tmy Tot Shop
Certainly the semor grrls wxll never forget the many
hmes they took advantage of her sxze and tossed her
ut the shower clothes and all Pobrecxta'
Wxth all her pep and vxtahty xt was mevntable that
she should be the cheerleadmg captam Thxs enthus
:asm dxd not. however keep her from excellmg m her
studies and she was on ment status numerous times
'Ltttle Bxt' plans to attend Mxamx Umversxty m Ohxo.
where she wxll study nursmg We know that she has a
serxousness ol purpose and understandxng so vxtal to
an "R N."
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Orange Club Musart Club
Paul having attended EA for five years was one
of the oldest members of the class Every school day he
commuted back and forth but in all those years he
never seemed to mind rt
Paul a former New Englander and a Yankee at
heart could never resist talking about back home His
witty and clever remarks have often sent his classmates
into stitches of laughter
Paul hasnt decided what he will do after high school
but we know he ll probably end up back home in Boston.
Ment Status Aeichlonan Society
The Angel Who Wouldnt Chorus
Go Home Musart Club
Tnfles Hilltop Assistant Art
Black Club Editor
lane is the only member ol the senior class lucky
enough to have a town named after her and as far as
we at EA are concerned she helped put it back on
One of the things which is most outstanding about
lane is her remarkable ability to take a piece of ma
terlal and turn it into a beautllully styled suit coat
dress or what have you When any one of the other
done you could bet a dollar to the hole in a doughnut
that lane would wmd up with the Job
lanes ability lh art was successfully demonstrated
when she took the iob ol assistant to the Hilltop art
lane hopes to become a translator alter studying
languages at Lake Forest College The best of every
thing to the tallest gal in the senior class
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Merxt Status Natxonal Thespran
The Angel Who Wouldnt Orange Club
G0 Home Aexchlonan Treasurer
Masque and Gavel
Qurll and Scroll
Hrlltop Lrterary Edxtor
O 6 B Busmess Manager
Carolyn lorned the ranks of the class of 57 last year
as a tumor and soon became Elgxn Academy s favonte
butterfly catcher Whenever a practxcal yoke was played
you could be sure Carolyn had been a part of rt
She certamly kept up her end of the hne as far as
work goes espectally as busmess manager of the
Orange and Black and as literary edrtor of the Hxlltop
Carolyn was also known for her wide array of clothes
some of whrch she made herself But most of all
Carolyn 18 known for always coming up wxth the right
words at the wrong moment
Carolyn better known as Reptrle plans to study
Entomology at Purdue Unrverslty Best of luck to a
great gal who rs certam to go far
Football Mayor E Club
Swimming Student Councxl
Black Club Musart Club
Norm arrived at good old E A at the begxnnlng of
hrs rumor year From that trme on there was never a
dull moment He always had some clever remark to
say and always seemed to say tt at 1ust the nqht tune
Athletxcally Norm played quarterback on the football
team and was a valuable member of the swxmming
team It seemed that wherever water was there was
.Norm has been accepted at two large umversttzes.
As of now. he is undecided as to wluch one to choose,
but. knowxng Norm. we feel he will make the best choice
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National Athletic Scholarship Mayor E Vice President
Football Co-captain Musan club
Swimming Co captain Aelchlonan Kmg
Black Club President
Mac was almost a tradxtron at E A having been here
since Sth grade For his quiet friendliness and his wm
mng smile he will be missed by everyone especially
the taxrer sex Being quite shy he was the hrst to blush
during an ambarrassrng situation
Without a doubt he was the swimmer of the class
and his ability helped the team greatly in winning the
Pnvate School League Championship for two years
Hugh has received several athletrc scholarships from
several colleges and universities but hasnt decided on
a certain one Good luck an everything you do Mac
Senior Class Vice-President Cheerleader
Merit Status Orange Club
"The Angel Who Wouldn't Aeichlorian President
National Honor Society Secretary
Masque and Gavel Musart President
Chaplel' Sm' Hilltop Editor
Quin and 521011 O 6 B Circulation
National Thespxan Manager
Radio Guild Homecoming Attendant
Vtvactous Vonnre was known around campus for her
excellent dramatic and artistic ability These have been
displayed m her performances in the vanous school
plays and m her contributions to campus decoratrons tor
several of the dances and particularly at Chnstmas time
You rarely hnd someone who rs both aesthetrc and
packed full ot pep and vitality Our Vonnle was cer
tamly the busiest bee on campus She was one ot our
most hard working and co-operative cheerleaders and
was in all the activities
In spite ot her many extra-curncular activities Vonnle
always found time to study lust as she excelled tn her
other lines of interest so did she excell in the academic
One ot Vonme s most mterestmg qualities is her desire
to enter medicine She plans to attend Northwestern Uni
versity for her two most desired degrees M D and MRS
It rs our strong belle! that she will do extremely well ln
The boy in the senior class with the kind of curly hair
any girl would just love to have was Carlos, a new-
comer this year from Caracas.
Scon after his arrival last fall, a romance blossomed
between Carlos and a cute blond sophomore. and they
went steady from then on.
Carlito's quiet and modest manner has made him very
well liked and admired.
He plans to study law at the University of Caracas.
We know that he is bound to get to the top. Best of
luck to a deserving guy.
Unmusical lmpresano Major E Club
Swimming Musart Club
Tennis Chess Club
Nino was one of our many foreign students this year
He was one of those easy going easy to get along
with fellows although he was among the silent few
He was a hard working guy and always willing to be
Nino showed his athletic ability in football and swim
ming He also excelled in the field of music Many eve
nmgs after supper Nmo could be heard playing the
piano in the girls lounge
After college Nino plans to go into his fathers bust
ness shipbuilding He goes on to school in California
at the University of San Francisco Good luck Nino'
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The 1957 senior class had plenty of Latin Americans
but it only had one 5 foot Latin American He was
Felix the guy with the contagious laugh
court To this day there are few people who have
figured out how he could 1urnp so high as to shoot the
ball baclr over the net Many times he ould be seen
on campus with his catchers mxtt all warmed up and
ready to play baseball He was without a doubt one
of our most enthusiastic players
After graduation Felix plans to study engineering and
we are sure he will be a success So long and good
luck to the only fellow at EA who could look like
Napoleon in a Napoleon haircut'
West Chicago, Illinois
National Athletic Scholarship Black Club
Sociellf Maior E Club
Football Hilltop Contributor
Charlie, our boy. joined the class of '57 in the middle
of his iunior year. He was one of the real wits oi the
class. lt seemed he always had something clever to
say to fit the occasion.
In the field of sports Charlie displayed his ability in
football Besides this he was another of our hot rod
Charlxes future plans are to become a petroleum
geologist With the delightful sense of humor and win
mng ways we know hell be a success
Felix was an absolute sensation on the volleyball
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National Honor Society Tennis
Vice-President mack Club
Louie. an extremely friendly and likeable person came
from far oil Rio during his iunlor year.
In the field ol athletics Louie was a valuable member
ot the tennis team. He could be seen every day work-
ing hard on the courts.
Not only did he excell athletically, but also academ-
ically. He was chosen vice-president ot National Honor
As for the future Louie plans to go back to Brazil to
study architecture. Good luck. Louie. Brazil will be
proud of you someday.
Senior Class Treasurer Quill and Scroll
Ment Status National Thesplan
The Angel Who Wouldnt Orange Club
G0 Home Aelchlonan Secretary
The Unmusical Cham,
Nalgzggegfnor Somew Hilltop Business Manager
O 6 B Editor
Masque and Gavel
For the last sax years the Academy has been very
fortunate to have someone like Phyllis among its ranks
She not only excelled scholastrcally but possessed a very
high character Her willingness to worlr and accept
responsxblhty has made her indispensable to the clubs
and other organizations on campus She was very cap-
able xn the held ol iournahsm and was important to
both the newspaper and annual Among her interests
were numbered music qood boolzs and mathematics
Phyl may seem to be a bool: worm to those who do
not know her but her dormmates will vouch for her
playtulness and sense ot humor
Phyl has not decided what partxcular Held she will
enter She plans to get a liberal arts course at William
Woods What ever you do decide to enter we know
youll succeed With grades like that how could you
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Swimming Malor E Club
Track Musart Club
and was considered one of the Sears Hall Romeos His
witty disposltxon made htm the life of the party wher
ever he went
ln the field of sports he distinguished himself as a
guard on the football team and in swimming Mike was
a hard worker both m class and in athlettcs
Mike lS not yet posxttve of his future plans but it ts
our guess that he will probably become a restaurant
owner as his father before him Good luck by the
way we know where you can get a dehcious recipe
for preparing lamb
Oak Park, Illinois
Football Black Club
Swimming Co-captain Maior E Sergeant-at-Arms
"Teddy Bear" ioined the ranks of the class of '57 as a
freshman, being a boarder the first semester and a day
student from that time on. Being a very friendly person
he was always willing to cheer anybody up and never
failed to wear a smile on his face.
In the held of sports Wally was fullback on the foot
ball team and co captain of the swimming team
Wally rs thinking of becoming a coach and with his
athletic ability we know that he wlll succeed tn this
field Regardless of what field he finally chooses how
ever we know he will go far
The "blue-eyed Greek" was a newcomer to our class
La Pascuct, Venezuela
One ol the most dashing members oi the senior class
was Ioe. His dark flashing eyes held the girls spell-
bound. His quiet, alool manner also added to his charm.
Ioe was not lacking in a sense ol humor. On April lst
he got a crew-cut that caused quite a sensation.
Ioe hasn't decided on what he'll do after graduation.
but we can visualize him now, sunning himself on- some
tropical beach. Best of luck to the number one on the
Tntles Orange Club President
Football Cocaptatn Maior E President
Basketball Captain Musart Club
Track Homecoming King
Five long years ago Mark hrst became acquainted
with EA Mark has changed a great deal smce then
but there has been one thing about him that has re
Doc was noted most of all lor his great athletic
ability which he proved as tackle in football and guard
in basketball Mark also took the part ol Mr Hale in
Tniles the senior play
Mark would like to enter medicine We can lust see
hu-n 20 years from now treating anthrax in Farina Best
ol luck Doc '
mained constant: his incomparable ability to ingest food.
Ment Status Basketball
Natronal Honor Socrety Tennis
Masque and Gavel Black Club
Natronal Athletxc Scholarshxp Mayor E Club
Although they say tall men are stuprd Woody
certamly has proven hrmself to be an exceptron to this
rule Hrs quietness perseverance and studrousness have
made hrm admrred and respected by faculty and stu
Outstanding rn basketball, Woody was a regular on
the varsrty squad Also he was a good football and
tenms player Hrs good sportsmanshrp wrll be a valu
able asset rn the future. and we know he'll do well in
what ever held he enters. Best wishes to our silent
Mlaml Beach Flonda
The Unmuslcal Impresarro Chorus
Black Club Musart Club
Aelchlorran Vrce President
Renre bemg one of the few red heads rn the whole of
Elgm Academy certamly caused a sensatron the eve
nrng of the performance of the Unmusrcal lmpresarro
when she appeared wrth prtch black harr Although it
was merely stage pamt she certarnly scared a few of
us out of our wits
Reme s abrlxty to turn almost any srtuatron rnto a side
sphttmg comedy along wrth her lovely contralto vorce
helped make her a htt wxth the whole student body
It rs for these reasons that we are sure of Renre s future
success Her mterest and abrlrty rn art and her sense of
style have led her to choose dress deslgmng as her held
of study The best to you Renre and say hello to
Mramr Beach for us'
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THE JU IOR CLASS
The class of 58 began 1tS successful year as
Junrors under Mr Ogden s and 'Mr Koehne s ex
cellent du'ect1on Drane Park became thetr PIGSI
dent R1chard Olson was elected v1ce pres1dent
Iudy Brown became secretary and Harry Lehr
Academlcally th1s class had a very h1gh av
erage Over 45'f of the class achreved the
schools hrghest award Mer1t Status
Thrs class was not only studtous but athlet1c
as well The followmg boys recelved letters
for football George Brannen Larry Klee Iohn
Podzamsky Rrchard Olson and Iohn Fraser
George Brannen Larry Klee Iohn Fraser Edward
Duncan Harry Lehr Dana Deeds and Lee Grove
were on the basketball team and Iohn Podzam
sky Rrchard Olson and Henry Dlennger were
on the sw1mm1ng team 1111 Edwards helped lead
the boys to vrctory by her spmted presence on
the cheer leadxng squad
S1x members part1c1pated m the Junror play
the Happy Journey From Trenton To Camden
They were Dxane Park as Ma Ktrby Hrchard
Olson as Pa K1rby Ixll Edwards as Carolme
Dana Deeds as Arthur Iudy Brown as Beulah
and Harry Lehr as Stage Manager
In The Unmusrcal Impresano Dlane Park
played Madame Da Capo Iudy Pntchard played
Isabel 1111 Edwards played Annabelle Iudy
Brown played Glona and Iohn Podzamsky
Steven Newman Larry Klee and Harry Lehr
Wrth all th1s talent rn every held the class of
1958 could not help but be a success
Standmq lelt to nght Davrdson Dow Duncan Fraser Rodnquez Olson Gonzales Newman Deeds Beghe Lehr Drennger Grove
Seated left to nght Edwards Brown Iobsky Graebner Shapxro Baer Emery Park and Pntchard
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Startmg off the year the Sophomore class to
taled th1rty students mak1ng rt the largest class
1n school At the semester they lost three but
they soon garned Dee lon s Paul Bertram and
Ernst Von Meerwall The class offrcers were as
follows Presrdent Lesl1e McVey V1cePres1dent
Walter Becker Secretary Karen Wood and
Treasurer Nancy Deeds The Sophomore class
represented tour states Canada Austrxa and
Scholastrcally the Sophomore class had two
members who recerved Merlt Status honors con
Athlencally the class boasted of Lonnre Haar
vel Phll Ryan Sklp Margolf Walter Becker
Mrke Wflghl and Carl Hollrs out for football
Frst Row Watt Harrrdge Deeds Zellet Wood Moore
They backed Becker Ryan Hollrs and Paul
Rrckards 1n basketball and were represented by
Margolf on the swrrnmrng team In the held of
tennrs Bruce Kantor was the number one man
The g1rls also took an lnterest rn sports wzth
Karen Wood Lesl1e McVey Nancy Deeds and
Barb Sandnes out for sw1mm1ng Leslxe was out
for tennrs and Nancy for golf
The class also composed half the cheerleadlng
squad wrth Karen Wood Lesl1e McVey and
The Sophomore dance was held Apnl 27 ln
the co operatron of the entlre class
The class of 59 has a lot of ambrtron and we
know that 1t w1ll be one of the flnest classes to
graduate from E A
Second Row McVey Oberg W11l1s Iones Attken Sandnes Davrs and Owens
Th rd Row Gale Kaplan Webster Wrrght Vosse Becker Von Meerwall and Smolka
Fourth Row Kantor Hollrs Ryan Newton Haarver Margolf Gernng and Rxckards
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THE FRESHMAN CLASS
Thrs year s freshman class was small but cer
talnly not 1ns1gn1f1cant At the begmnlng of the
year there were fourteen of these lowly fresh
men the add1t1on of Nancy Lutz at the semester
brought the total to frfteen
Offrcers for the class were Alda Brrgerson
pres1dent Susan Ada1r V1C9pI'9S1d91'1l Mar1o
Rangel secretary and Edward Gordon treas
urer The groups sponsors were Mr Jacobson
and Mr Fetherlxn
Playmg m1nor roles m the operetta The Un
telle Alda Brrgerson as Flossre and Sally
Sw1sher as Hamet
Bob Dunnmg was a member of the lurnor var
srty basketball squad and also fulfrlled the du
tres of water boy dur1ng the football season
Edward Gordon was actrve 1n tennxs
The class was very well represented scholast1c
ally Susan Adarr Alda B1rgerson Edward Gor
don Nancy Lutz Mano Rangel earned Ment
The class put on a very fme dance on May 10
and was Well planned and executed
Although cap and gown day seems qurte
lookrng forward to rt Best of luck to what we
know w1ll most certamly be a successful class
Standmq left to nght Denham Mastrr Wescott Gordon Rucker Dunmnq Rangel and Sulexman
Seated left to nqht Swlsher Holmes Adarr Grundfest Bartholomew Brrgerson Blxde
musical Impresario" were: Susan Adair as Es- far off in the future, these students are already
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Fxrst Row McVey Floor Rogers
Karen Olson Edwards Zrmmermcm
Second Row Pettrgrew Coulon Al
len Thomas Gerselhczrt Summers
Schefier Kent Olson Crsney and
Front Row left to nght Sturm D
Helder Prussmg Gordon B Fxles
Back Row Schlexfer L P1195 Bank
ard B Herder Frscher
Nursery and Kmdergarten
Around the table clockwlse from
left McQueen Mcxrtm Hyman Whrt
lock Remes Wake Meadows Skcrk
Administration of the Elgin Academy
Mr Marv1n L Brett headmaster of the E1g1n
Academy poses mformally 1n hrs ofhce 1n Old
BE Northern Ill nors U 1 ersxty
MA Unrvers ty of Ilh oxs
Mr Lee C Ward Pres1dent
Mr Rrchard West Secretary
Mr George P Edwards Treas
St Charles I1l1no1s
Mr Robert E Anderson Mrs W1ll1am D Rrch
West Barnngton R I Elgm I1l1no1s
Rockford I1l1no1s Dundee I1l1no1s
Mr Ernest Ludwrg Mr Wrlllam K Chlld
Elgm I1l1no1s Elgm I1l1no1s
Mr G P Iohnson Mrs A D Edwards Emerltus
Elgln I1l1no1s Elgm I1l1no1s
and the Faculty and Staff
Mr. Harry Walsh, Ir., Vice-Pres. Mr. Charles Blomberg Mrs. Henry E. Cooke, Ir.
EDITH BROCKENBROUGH RICHARD L CARTFR
Ward Belmont Umversxty of Oklahoma
Umverslty ol Mrssoun
C Dc.AN CHIPMAW
Unlverslty of Mich gan
Amerxcan Conservatory ot 'Vluelc
Dxrector of Art Musmc Dramatrcs
I WYLIE FETHERLIN BERT E GROVE
M A M A
Oh1o Northern Umversxty Northwestern Umverslty
Mnamx Umversxty Deqn Blology
College ol Muslc, Cmcmnatl
Enghsh, Speech Iournalrsm
ELAINE HALL LEONARD IACOBSON
Chicago Teachers College
Nursery Kindergarten Northem Illinois State Teachers College
WILLIAM A. KOEHNE
University of Michigan
De Paul University
Mathematics Science Athletics
A. W. MEAD
Illinois State Normal Univefsity
University of Illinois '
North Central College
HOMER T ORSBORN
Mount Umon Colle e
Mount MOIIIS College
Umversxty of Illmons
Umversxty ol Mxchxgcm
Umversrty of Ill1no1s
Lctm Athletrcs Geography
Lake Forest College
I M THOMPSON GLADYS KILBURN
Ilhnoxs Wesle cm Umversxty Bxshop School of Nursmg
Umversny of Illmoxs
V Chicago School of Nursing
BESSIE ZIMMERMAN GERTRUDE SNODGRASS
Housemother Bookstoxe Study Hall
MR AND MRS LEO SCHULTZ
Mcnntenance and Dxetltxcm
' DOROTHY NOLAN
DELLA PILLINGER U H-DA DAVIS
Headmasteis Secretary Flflfmclfll SQCWTUYY
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Plans for the 1957 H1lltop edlted by Vonnell
Mastrr were lard out early rn the fall and the
actual Wflllng began rn December The staff put
IH many long hours of work to make thrs year
book a success Those ably ass1st1ng Vonnell
were Iohn Podzamsky Art Edrtor lane Iamsch
Assrstant Art Edrtor Phyll1s Rogers Busrness
Manager Roy Becker Sports Edltor Bruce Kan
tor Photography Carolyn Lawton Lrterary Ed
1tor and Claudra Hrcks ASS1 tant Lrterary Edrtor
We w1sh to thank Mr Chrpman for all the as
srstance he gave us as our advrsor Credlt
should also be grven to Mr Thompson and Mr
Ogden for the var1ous snapshots they have taken
for the Hrlltop
Headrng the Orange and Black thrs year
was Phyll1s Rogers who proved to be a compe
tent and conscrentrous edrtor Drane Park asso
crate edrtor was her able and actrve assrstant
Sports edrtors Brchard Olson and George Bran
nen helped ease Phyll1s burden and d1d much
to make the paper a success Holdmg the posr
trons of co busmess managers Carolyn Lawton
and Irll Edwards sohcrted the funds that made
possrble the pubhcatron of both the Orange and
Black and the Hrlltop As c1rcu1at1on man
ager Vonnell Mastrr spent many hours makrng
sure that everyone got hrs paper Gurdmg and
drrectrng the whole staff was Mr Spauldmg the
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The Elgm Academy cho1r under the d1rect1on
of Mr Rlchard Carter has had another success
ful year Throughout the frrst semester and part
ot the second the chorr consrsted of forty vorces
but later was l1m1ted to about twenty trve Sarah
lane Dougherty was elected charrman Mrchael
In the course of the school year the choxr sang
1n var1ous churches mcludmg the Salem Evan
gehcal Un1ted Brethren Church ln Barrlngton and
the Frrst Methochst Church of Elgm ln addmon
the chorr appeared before the Barr1ngton Wo
man s Club and a small group from 1t appeared
at the Elgm State Hosprtal at Chnstrnas t1me At
the annual Chrxstmas program grven rn the Art
Gallery the chorr presented the Cantata Song
One of the lmportant events of the year for
the cholr came when 1t partlclpated along w1th
four other schools 1n the flrst annual Pr1vate
School Choral Festwal at Wheaton
The solo1sts for the year 1ncluded ludy Prltch
Sum lane Dougherty Mlchqel Henry and Mrke Henry tenors and Mrke Wrlght and
lohn Podzamsky basses
Flrst row left to rxght Swtsher Graehner McVey Wood Brown Edwards Appleman V Mastn Deeds
Second row left to rxqht Baer L Mastrt Rogers Holmes Harrrdge W1ll1s Raskm Lawton Denham Adalr
Thu-d row left to nqht Davrdson Nrnomtya Wtley Prxtchard lantsch Bxrgerson Dougherty Htcks Kaplan Smolka
Fourth row left to nght Grabowskl Roth Wnght Grove Racherbau mer Rlckards Woodruff Podzamsky Newman Klee Lehr Dunmng
. ard, soprano: Irene Wiley, contralto: Lee Grove
Vonnell Mastrm Gmo Beqhe
and Bruce Thomas admrre
Mr Beghes pamtmgs
Among the drfferent clubs of the Elgm Acad
emy was a club devoted to the purpose of pro
motrng the rnterest of arts and musrc Th1s club
was approprlately named Musart
Th1s year the offrcers were Vonnell Mastrr
presrdent Gmo Beghe vrce presrdent Sally
Dougherty secretary Phyllrs Rogers treasurer
B111 Grabowskr publrcrty charrrnan and Nancy
Deeds Iudy Prltchard and Mrke Henry mem
bers at large
Dunng the year student concerts art exhrbrts
and two trlps to Chrcago to see the Lyrrc Opera s
presentatron of Il Trovatore and the New York
Ballet were the mam actrvrtres of the club
Besrdes thrs each year the club out of money
from 1ts treasury purchases erther o1l parntlngs
or records or both whrch wrll be utrhzed for the
pleasure of the students 1n the Art Gallery Th1s
year the club purchased decoratrve hawthorn
trees and Iapanese dwarf crab trees for the lm
provement of the appearance of the art gallery
In addrtron several new phonograph records
were purchased for the musrc lrbrary
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Each fall the Aeichlonan Society 1S the first
club to orgamze with Miss Stevens help and
this year was no exception During the first
Week the returning Aeichs met cmd selected
Vonnell Mastri as their president for the coming
Rogers secretary Carolyn Lawton treasurer
and Sally Dougherty Sergeant at arms The
Aeich Board which governed the societys ac
t1v1t1es consisted of the officers and class repre
Left to right Dougherty
Mastri Lawton Rogers
Wiley and Miss Stevens
sentatives who were Junior Diane Park and
sophomore Lesl1e McVey
The Aeichlorrans played a large part in the
social life at the Academy They sponsored a
tea at the beginning of the year for the new girls
campus Another tea was given at Homecoming
a formal dance was presented rn the late winter
T1'ey sponsored an Unb1rthday Party in the
spring in which the entire school participated
The Unbxrthday Party
The award for the best
table decoration went to
Iune under the direction of
Mr Chxpman The award
for the best skit was won
by May under Mr Spauld
mg s direction
year with Irene Wiley as vice-president, Phyllis and the women faculty and faculty wives on
rst ro le to t
Wood Pntchard Mr Grove
Stand nq lelt to nqht
Henry Leven Becker
At the begrnnmg of the school year Mr Grove
our new Dean of Students formed a Student
Counctl to g1ve the student body greater repre
sentatron rn school admrmstratron Occupymg
councrl seats were senlors Roy Becker Vonnell
Mastr1 Mrchael Henry and Norman Leven Jun
rors Dana Deeds and Iudy Pntchard sopho
mores Ioe Newton and Karen Wood and fresh
man Alda Brrgerson Offxcers were Ioe Newton
chauman Vonnell Mastn secretary and Alda
The group 15 a member of the Nat1ona1 Student
Councrl Assoc:1at1on Besrdes rts many other ac
t1v1t1es 1t sponsored an mformal dance a chapel
program and a Chrrstmas party for the Chrldren
of the Lark1n Home
The school year opened wrth the selectron of
ofhcers for the Orange and Black clubs They
were Black presrdent Hugh McVey vrce presr
dent Randy Anderson Orange presrdent Mark
Walker v1ce presxdent Roy Becker
Sponsors of the Orange and Black were Mr
Homer T Orsbom and Mr Wxlbur Ogden re
Competrtrve events mcluded a tug of war
boys and grrls basketball a spellmg bee boys
and gtrls qurzzes volleyball bowl1ng swlm
mmg softball tennrs and track
The Black Club The Orange Club
Memberships and Awards
Fxrst row left to nght Brown Grabowsla Mastn Rogers Woodruff
Second row leh to nqht Grove Gush1ken Lehr Klee Lawton Podzamsky
Thxrd row left to nqht Brannen Henry Hxcks McVey Park
Fourth row left to nqhl Adalr N Deeds D Edwards Illl Edwards Pntchard Schetgen L Hanqel
Frith row left to nqht Gabettl Gordon Blrqerson Levme Clsney D Deeds Floor
Srxth row leh to nqht Norrxs Olson M Ranqel Thomas Webster Nmomlya Wrlght Margolf
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CUM LAUDE SOCIETY
Phyllrs Rogers Vonnell Mastrr
Claudra I-Ircks lane lanrsch
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
Semors Pretro Gabettr Paul Gushrken Mrchael Henry Claudra Hrcks Lulz
Iumors Geo ge Brannen Dana Deeds Lee Grove ludy Prrtchard
Award II Semors Vonnell Mastrr Lewrs Woodruff
Iuntors Iudy Brown W1ll1am Grabowskr Lawrence Klee Harry
Lehr Rrchard Olson
Award III Semor Phylhs Rogers
NATIONAL IUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY
Sophomores Nancy Deeds Iohn Margolf Ernst von Meerwall Murray Web
ster Walter Wrrght
Freshmen Susan Adarr Alda Brrgerson Edward Gordon Mano Rangel
Exohth Mary lane Floor Bruce Thomas Seventh Scott Clsney Marc Levme
Award II Exghth Deborah Edwards Dorothy Schetgen
MASQUE AND GAVEL
Members Nancy Deeds Paul Gushrken Claudra Hrcks D1ane Park Lu1z Rangel
Award II Semors Carolyn Lawton Vonnell Mastn Phyllls Rogers
Iuntors Iudy Brown I1l1 Edwards W1ll1am Grabowsk1 Lee Grove
Lawrence Klee Harry Lehr Rrchard Olson Iohn Podzamsky
Award III Semor Lewls Woodruff
RADIO TV GUILD
Senlor Vonnel1Mastr1 Iumors W1ll1am Grabowskl Rrchard Olson
NATIONAL THESPIAN SOCIETY
Semors Mlchael Henry Carolyn Lawton Phyllrs Rogers
Iumors Iudy Brown D1ane Park Iohn Podzamsky Iudy Prltchard
Award II Rrchard Olson Award III Vonnell Mastn
QUILL AND SCROLL
Semors Claudra Hrcks Carolyn Lawton Vonnell Mastrr
Iurnors Lee Grove D1ane Park
Award III Ph yllls Rogers
NATIONAL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP SOCIETY
Semors Paul Gushrken Mlchael Henry Kazuo Nrnomrya Charles Norns
Iumors George Brannen Iohn Podzamsky
Award II Rlchard Olson Award III Hugh McVey Lewrs Woodruff
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Left to right: Dana Deeds, vice-president: Mr, Ogden, club ad-
visor: lack Rodriquez, Steve Pettigrew, Bruce Kantor, president.
The Malor E Club under the drrectron of
Leonard C lacobson th1s year had 24 members
of whom 13 were newly elected after the football
season and 12 were semors who graduated 1n
Iune The electron of offrcers th1s fall resulted 1n
Mark Walkers bemg elected presldent Hugh
McVey v1ce presrdent Rrchard Olson secretary
treasurer and Walter Roth sergeant at arms
To be adm1tted to the club a candrdate must
have earned a malor letter rn any sport and have
recerved the approval of the present club mem
bers On Ianuary 12 the club presented a very
successful mfonnal dance at wlnch the new can
dldates were 1n1t1ated
F1rstRow leit to rrght Olson Walker Roth McVey
Second Row Lehr Nrnomxya Dunnrng Leven Klee Haarvez
Thu-d Row Gushrken R Becker Henry W Becker Margoll
Fourth Row Woodruff Anderson Norns Sermas Graham
Frith Row Coach Iacobson Hargrave Podzamsky Brannen
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One Touch of Venus was held Saturday eve
n ng February 9th rn the drnrng room of Sears
Hall The theme was carrred out 1n blue whrte
and srlver Angel harr arranged around the
hghts and other frxrures helped create an ethe
real effect Tne beautrful angels at the center of
the north wall made by Vonnell Mastn added
to the celestral feelrng
A skrt was presented durrng the rntermrssron
by the sen1or grrls Vonnell MGSlI1 Irene W1ley
Phyll1s Rogers Carolyn Lawton Sally Dough
erty Claudra Hrcks and lane Ianrsch It con
srsted of the s1ng1ng of Mutual Admlratxon So
cr ty and Dormmates the grrls own verslon
of Srsters At the con lusron of the slat Hugh
VlcVev was crowned krng of the dance by Von
nell Mastr1 presrdent of the Ae1chlor1an Socrety
lmmedrately following ine coronatron French
pastenes punch and mmts were served m the
After a dellghtful evenrng of dancmg to the
musrc of Allen Langhtz and hrs band everyone
returned to therr homes and dorms hrghly satls
I ed wrth the success of one of the b1ggest socral
events of the year
Vonn ll Mastn crowns Hugh McVey Aerchlonan
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On the evenxng of October 20th the student
body faculty alurnnr and frrends of the Acad
emy entered mto the gay Parrsan arr of the Home
The Senror Class expressed therr theme
Moulrn Rouge by a huge krosk IH the foyer of
the art gallery and a tascmatmg scene ot Pans
parnted by Gmo Beghe rn the rear of the mam
room Several travel posters of France and nurn
erous ferns were scattered about The decora
trons were desrgned and exe uted under the
drrecuon of Vonnell Mastrr
The recervrng lme consrsted of Roy Becker and
Vonnell Mastrr presrdent and v1ce presrdent of
the senror class Mr and Mrs Bert Grove Mr
and Mrs I M Thompson and Mr and Mrs C
Dean Chrpman The Grand March 1l'11l1CIl9d a
nrght of excellent mus1c by Allen Langhtz and hrs
band Durmg the 1nterrn1ss1on the K1ng and
Queen of the 1956 Homecom1ng were announced
Claudra H1CkS was named queen wrth Vonnell
MGSlI1 as her attendent and Mark Walker was
elected krng Delrcxous refreshments planned
by Phyllrs Rogers and her commlttee were
served by Mrs Grove Mrs Chlpman and Mrs
the d1rect1on of Mr C Dean Ch1pman made
unlque hol1day decoratlons for the Chr1stmas
Program The mobrle of papler mache angels
and snowflakes whrch hung 1n the foyer of the
Art Gallery was deslgned and created by Von
nell Mastr1 and her assrstants Gmo Beghe drew
rn pastels h1s mural of the nat1v1ty Adoratlon
of the Chlld The novel srlk screen cover for the
program was the work of lohn Podzamsky and
Sklp Margolf the Chr1stmas cards on d1splay
were llnoleum block pnnts done by the seventh
and elghth grades Each of these decorat1ons
added a touch of beauty to the Chr1stmas
Sunday December I6 I956
Sunday December 16th the Elg1n Academy
Cho1r and p1ano students of Mrs Constance
Koehne and Mr Donald M1ller performed the
muslcal portlon of the annual Chr1stmas Program
The Nutcracker Ballet Sulte of Tcharkovsky
adapted for two pranos and cons1st1nq of the
March Dance of the Sugar Plum Falnes Russlan
Dance Arab Dance Chxnese Dance Dance ofthe
Reed Flutes and Waltz of the Flowers were
played by lane Ianlsch Phyl11s Rogers Lona
Mastr1 Francme Zellet Mel1nda Watt Nancy
Deeds and I111 Edwards respectlvely Mrs
Koehne and Mr M1ller accompamed them
Roy Rtngwalds Song of Chnstmas a can
tata for chorus narrator and solo vo1ces as told
w1th carols hymns and b1b11ca1 verses was sung
by the Elgm Academy Cho1r under the d1rect1on
of Mr Rrchard L Carter The narratlon was
done by Ion Racherbaumer the sololsts were
Iudy Pr1tchard soprano Irene Wrley alto Lee
Grove tenor Mrke Wnght and Iohn Podzamsky
bar1tones The part1c1pat1ng students and faculty
recerved due pralse for such an outstandlng and
A play to precede Chr1stmas wntten by Amy
Goodhue Loom1s wrth musrc wntten by Grace
department under the d1rect1on of C Dean Ch1p
man The play was ent1tled The Angel Who
Wouldnt Go Home Cast for the productron 1n
cluded Vonnell Mastr1 as Glonel and R1chard
Olson as Gabrrel God s messenger Others 1n the
cast were Iudy Pr1tchard Ioe Newton Sara lane
Dougherty lane Iamsch Iohn Margolf Mrchael
Henry Lee Grove Roy Becker B111 Grabowskl
Dlane Park hll Edwards Iudy Brown Phylhs
Rogers and Carolyn Lawton The stage commrt
tee cons1sted of Harry Lehr and Tom Reed Cos
tumes for the play were made by Mlss Ida
Karsten Eftectxve 11ght1ng and the use of scr1m
curtatn helped make 1t a beauuful srght
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THE UNMUSICAL IMPHESARIO
by Katherrne K Davrs
Scene-studro of a former opera smger
Madame da Capo Drane Park
Isabel ludy Prrtchard
Nora Irene Wzley
Sxgnor Portamento Lee Grove
Sergeant Clancy Mxke Wrrght
Telegraph Boy George Smolka
Annabelle Irll Edwards Estelle Sue Adarr
Berta Phyllrs Rogers Flossle Alda Brrgerson
Chnstrne Sue Wxllrs Glorla Iudy Brown
Dormda Nancy Deeds Harnet Sally Swrsher
Cops Mrchael Henry Iohn Podzamsky Kazuo
Nmomxya Steve Newman Larry Klee
Stage Assrstant Harry Lehr
TBIFLES by Susan Glaspell THE HAPPY IOURNEY FHOM TRENTON
Scene-G farmhouse TO CAMDEN by Thornton Wrlder
George Henderson Attomey Paul Gushrken cene m the fcmlly touring Car
Lewls Hale Mark Walker Ma Kirby Dmne Park
Mrs Peters Carolyn Lawton Arthur Dan Deeds
Carolme Irll Edwards
PCI Kirby Rrchard Olson
Stage Assrstant Harry Lehr Beulah Iudy Blown
Mrs Hale Vonnell Mastn
Prompters Claudra Hrcks Iane Iamsch Stage Assrstant B111 Grabowskr
Plays dnrected by
C Dean Clnpman
Opera drrected by
Rxchard L Carter and
Costumes Ida Karsten
Srlk Screen Program Paul
Kmg Roy Becker
Henry Peters, Sheriff ........,....... - ....... Roy Becker Stage'Mcnager """"" """""""'""""" ""'""""""""""-'-' U HY Lehr
Malcolm Miller, traveler and lecturer.
"In Search of Wonders."
Gino Beghe. Vonnell Mastri, Iane Ian-
isch. and Iohn Podzamsky view the
painting "Manioc Pounders, Belgian
Congo" by lay Robinson, presented to
the Sears Art Gallery by the American
Academy of Arts and Letters.
November 14-Dr. Loder-"The Gift oi a Lifetime"
December 14-lulian Gromer-"Canada, Coast to Coast"
ianuary 10-John E. Stipp-"The Menace of Communism
February 14-Malcolm Miller-"In Search of Wonders"
March 14-"The Great Gilbert and Sullivan"
Mr. C. Dean Chiprnan and Mr. Ernst
Spuehler pose with some of the paint-
ings that Mr. Spuehler exhibited in Oc-
tober at the Art Gallery.
Ioan McVey and Karen Olson view
the collection oi dolls by Mrs. Homer
T. Osborn. which was exhibited in
the Art Gallery in March.
September 29 at Elgm
Glenwood School for Boys
October 6 at Ch1cago
Harvard School of Chxcago 19
October 13 at Melrose Park
October 20 at Elgm
Northwestern N 6: M School 21
Second Stnng Olson Sermas Flrxt String Walker McVey
F1rstRow left to nght Dunmng Hollrs Davrdson Gushxken Klee Roth McVey Walker
Fraser Leven Brannen Ryan Coach Dobbert
Second Row left to rlght Coach Iacobson Sermas Duncan Nmomlycx Becker Anderson
Noms Margolf Olson Hargrave Padzmasky Argabnte and Woodruff
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I957 Swimming Champions
Workmg w1th one of the smallest sw1mm1ng
teams 1n the h1story of Elgln Academy the able
coach Rrchard Dobbert turned out a champron
Shlp squad For the second strarght season the
Hrlltoppers clenched the Pnvate School League
t1tle thxs year by eleven pomts over the second
place Francrs Parker squad
Undefeated on th1s years team were M1ke
Henry and Hugh McVey wlth Henry on spnng
board d1v1ng and McVey swunmlng the 100 yard
freestyle Rxck Olson was the lack of all trades
and Wally Roth was a spot swxmmer hllrng 1n
wherever he was needed Henry D1er1nger also
1S noteworthy as he tred the 40 yard freestyle
league record of 19 9 seconds Drennger McVey
and Henry took f1ISl 1n the P S L meet also
Although these were the b1g wmners thrs year
w1th a squad of only thrrteen members each was
1mponant m the success of the team Manager
Paul Gushlken was a helpful asset to the team
Co captams thrs year were Hugh McVey and
An 1nterest1ng pomt th1s year IS the fact that
the thlrteen boys won the champ1onsh1p on
Left to nqht Nmomrya, Roth, Noms, Podzamsky, Sermas. Dxennger, Olson, Allen, McVey. Graham,
Henry, Leven, Gushrken, and Coach Dobbert
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December 15 at Elgin Elgin 35 Wayland 40
Ianuary 26 at Elgin Elgin 45 Latin 22
Ianuary 30 at Chicago Elgin 41 Chnsuan 26
February 23 at Beaver Dam
Elgin 3rd Wayland lst M U S 2nd
March 2 at Beaver Dam Elgin 31 Wayland 46
March 5 at Chicago Elgin 38 Parker 30
March 9 at Elgin Elgin 44 Luther North 24
Pnvate School League Championship
Elgin lst Parker 2nd
Left to nqht Henry McVey, Dier
Inger and Olson
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at lllxana Elgm 60
at Lake Geneva Elgm 38
at Elgin Elgm
at Wxnnetka Elgm
at Elgln Elgm
at Chicago Elgin
at Chicago Elgm
at Elgin Elgm
at Glenwood Elgin 39
at Chicago Elgin 60
North Shore 77
Walther Lutheran Sl
Luther South 64
Chxcago Chrntxan 99
Francie Parker 74
North Parlr 53
Unxvemty Hugh 62
Txrnothy Christxan 54
Luther North 72
Harvard School 69
Private School League Tournament
Fmt round bye
Fnrst row lelt to nght Deeds Becker Summers Dunnmg
Second row left to nght Coach Iacobson Grove Klee Huck
Second Round Elgin 34 Wheaton Academy 60 VARSITY
I-'nrst Row Hollxs Ryan Woodruff Walker Brannen
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Second Row: Coach Icxcobson. Fraser, Lehr Duncan Thomas
Fxrst Row left to rxqht Kantor Gordon
Second row Woodruff Ruker McVey
The board of trustees and graduates
examrne the plan lor the new gym
nasrum Left to nght Mr Charles
Blomberg Mr Rrchard West Mr G P
Iohnson Dr Claxre Healey Mrss Flor
ence Raymond Headmaster Brett Mr
Harry Walsh lr and Mrss Carolyn
Front Row left to nght Thomas Wes
cott Kaplan Coulon Pettrgrew Gale
Second Row Paul Gushrl-ren Mtke
Henry Henry Drerrnqer Wally Roth
Lonnre Haarver Randy Anderson Ioe
Newton Tom Hargrave Coach lacob
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Saturday June l
Sears Art Gallery
Commencement act1v1t1es began wrth the sen
1or supper at the Elgrn Country Club as guests
of Mr and Mrs Brett The semor holrday was a
clay not to be forgotten at Whrte Pmes State Park
Our next event was the wonderful Prom that the
Iunror Class gave rn honor of the senro s Th
art gallery was attractrvely decorated w1th the
mgenlous 1dea of a Iamarcan Farewell Drane
Park and Brll Grabowskr led the grand march
and musrc for dancmg was played by Sonny
Lawrence and h1s band
The Baccalaureate servrce was held at the
Frrst Methodlst Church wrth our Elgrn Academy
Cho1r partrcrpatrng rn the anthems wrth the regu
lar church cholrs No semor w1ll forget the play
1ng of the academy hymn that day
After the ordeal of frnal examrnatmons was over
the entrre school gathered rn the ar gallery for
the annual presentatron of the honors and
awards Members of the faculty presented the
medals letters and prrzes that undergraduates
and senrors earned throughout the year The
most sustarned applause was grven the swrm
mlng team for therr second consecutrve vrctory rn
the Pnvate School League champronshrp meet
at the Umverslty of Chrcago
Graduatlon was held rn the art gallery on
Saturday mornlng Iune 8 D1plomas were re
cerved by twenty f1Ve members of the class Mr
Brett was assrsted by Mr Lee Ward presrdent
of the board of trustees The Rev Mr Elmer S
H1ortland of the Un1ted Lutheran Church Oak
Park dehvered a challengrng graduftron ad
dress What About Tomorrow? The Elgrn
Academy Cho1r under the d1rect1on of Rlchard
L Carter and accompanred by Constance Koe
hne sang two anthems Open Our Eyes by
MacFarlane and O How Amlable Are Thy
Dwell1ngs by Ralph Vaughan Wlll1GmS Mrs
Koehne and Donald Mrller pranrsts played the
processronal Pomp and C1rcumstance by Ed
ward Elgar and accompanred the audrence rn the
srng ng of the hymn Once To Every Man and
Natron Roy Becker presrdent welcomed the
parents and guests to the graduation program
and 'Vonnell Mastr1 presrdent of the Aelchlonan
Socrety spoke of the actrvrtres of the students
durmg the year The Rev Mr Wrllram Evans
gave the mvocatron led 1n the academy prayer
and followrng the srngrng of the academy hymn
by the audrence pronounced the benedrctron
The malor awards of the graduatron ceremony
were presented to several members of the semor
class Paul Gushrken of Lrma Peru recewed
the Ora L Pelton Ill award as the outstanding
boy of the senror class Phyllrs Rogers was an
nounced as the valedrctonan of her class and
was awarded the Mother Daughter medal Von
nell Mastrr was the salutatonan of her class and
recerved the Lreberman award for outstandmg
achrevement The complete l1st of awards for
semors and underclassmen w1ll be found on
These students were
actrve m the graduatnon
and awards ceremorues
on the campus Iune 7
and 8 Vonnell Mastn
wmrrer of the Ltebermar
award lor outstandma
achxevement Roy Becker
student spealer on the
Phyll s Rogers w mn r ot
the Mother Da 1 Jr rter
award Marlt Walker the
Mat r t Yah Pa xl
Gushwen x nner o the
Ora L Pelton lll avnarf'
and Hugh McVey the
Wenner E trophy
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processxon m the Sears Art
Gallery cmd the prmcrpal par
l1ClpGI'llS m program Mr Mar
cmd the Rev Elmer S H1ort
lcmd Paul Guqluken and
Phyllrs Rogers award wm
vin L. Brett, Mr. Lee Ward, Sr.,
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Craduates rn tl upper lrfth of
Claudra rlxcks lane
Valedxctorran IFour Year Averager
Salutatorran fFour Year Averagel
Frrst Rankrng Senror
Frrst Rankxng Iunror
Frrst Rankrng Sophomore
Frrst Rankmg Freshman
Fxrst Rankmg Erghth Grade Student
Frrst Rankrng Sex enth Grade Student
Excellence rn Englrsh lSusan B S ars
Excellence rn Socral Studres
Excellence rn Latrn
Excellence rn Modern Language
Excellence rn Mathematrcs
fLaura Davrdson Sears Awardl
D PRIZES FOR I9 6-I957
CUM LAUDE SOCIETY
Ernst von Meerwall
Iames Leland Grove
the Senror Class elected to the Natronal Honor Soctety of Cum Laude
lanrsch Vonnell Mastn Phyllrs Rogers Lewrs Woodruff
Excellence rn Scrence
Physrcal Scrence CBausch and Lomb Medal? Roy Becker
Natural Sc1encefWayne F Replogle Awardl George Smolka
Scrence and Mathematrcs
KW L Ogden Awardl Wrllram Grabowskr
Excellence rn Grrls Physrcal Educatxon Alda Brrgerson
Rotary Club Award Iames Grove Vonnell Mastrr Phyllrs Rogers
Colomal Daughters of Amerrca Essay
on Amerrcamsm Iames Leland Grove
MOTHER DAUGHTER AWARD Phylhs Rogers
For the grrl graduate who has made the most outstandmg con
trrbutron to the Elgrn Academy rn crtrzenshrp socral umty and
sprrrt of cooperahon
ORA L PELTON Ill AWARD Paul Gushrken
For the boy who best typxfxes the :deals and character of The
Elgrn Academy He must maxntarn defmxte scholashc standards
be a Malor E club member have a well balanced rnterest m
school actrvrtres wrth especral emphasxs on lrterary publxcatrons
dramatrcs or debatrng
Excellence rn Art Vonnell Mastrr
Honorable Mentron Iohn Podzamsky
THE IANE PELTON WOLF WATERCOLOR COMPETITION
Fxrst Prrze Burnrng Crty Felrx Ortega
Second Prrze Balloons lane Ianrsch
Honorable Mentron Roy Becker Scott Crsney Iohn
Fraser Ianrce Harrrdge Maryory Hurtel Paul Krnq
Vonnell Mastrr Anwer Sulerman
Excellence rn Musrc Phyllxs Roger
Honorable Mentron Kazuo Nrnomrya Iudrth Prrtchard
Musart Club Award llll Fdwards
Honorable Mentron Nancy Deeds Mrchael Wnght
Excellence rn Dramatrcs D1Cme Pflrk
Honorable Mentron Mrchael Henry Vonnell Mastrr Mark
Excellence rn Publrcatrons Phyllrs Rogers Vonnell Mastrl
Carolyn Lawton Claudra Hicks
Masque and Gavel Award for
Most Improved Student Lewrs Woodruff
Qurll and Scroll Award for Creatrve Wntrng Phyllrs Rogers
lOne or more gradrng perrocls for the yearl
Susan Adaxr Alda Brrgerson George Brannen Scott Crsney
Dana Deeds Nancy Deeds Deborah Edwards Pretro Gabettx
Edward Gordon Wlllram Grabowskr Iames Grove Paul Gushr
ken Claudra Hrcks lane Ianrsch Lawrence Klee Carolyn Law
ton Harry Lehr Marc Levrne Nancy Lutz Vonnell Mastrr Kent
Olson Rrchard Olson Iudrth Prrtchard Mano Rangel Phyllrs
Rogers Dorothy Schetgen Bruce Thomas Ernest von Merrwall
Murray Webster Lewrs Woodruff
DANIEL M TODD AWARD
For Constructrve Leadershrp Rrchard Olson
LESLIE D IGLEHEART AWARD
For Cooperatron Lewrs Woodru'f
ARTHUR F LIEBERMAN AWARD
For Outstandrng Grrl rn Achrevement Vonnell Mastrr
HARVARD CLUB OF CHICAGO AWARD
For Outstandrng Boy rn Achrevement
rn Iumor Class Iames Leland Grove
Mayor E Trophy Mark Walker
Lreberman Award for Sportsmanshrp Walter E Roth Ir
The Tenms Trophy Bnrce Kanter
Wenner E Trophy Hugh McVey
Valentrne Sportsmanshrp Trophy for Grrls Nancy Deeds
Valentrne Tennrs Trophy for Gxrls
flmprovementl Deborah Edwards
THE UNDERGRADUATE SPORTS TROPHY
Football Phrlrp Ryan Tennts George Brannen
Basketball George Brannen Track Olon Haarver
Swrmmrng Howard Scott Allen Ir
Football Roy Anderson Walter Becker George Brannen Tony
Davrdson Iohn Fraser Paul Gushrken Olon Haarvel Tom
Hargrave Lawrence Klee Norman Leven Iohn Margolf
Hugh McVey Kazuo Nrnomxya Charles Noms Rrchard
Olson Iohn Podzamsky Walter Roth Phrlrp Ryan Mrch
aelSermas Mark Walker Lewrs Woodruff Walter Wnght
Basketball George Brannen Edward Duncan Carl Hollts Harry
Lehr Phrhp Ryan Mark Walker Lewis Woodruff
Swrmmrng Scott Allen Henry Drermger Davrd Graham Paul
Gushrken Mxchael Henry Norman Leven Iohn Margolf
Hugh McVey Kazuo Nmomrya Charles Norrrs Rtchard
Olson Iohn Podzamsky Walter Roth
Track Davrd Gale Paul Gushrken Olon Haarver Carl Hollis
Walter Roth Iose Vargas
Tennrs George Brannen Edward Gordon Lee Grove Bruce
Kantor Harry Lehr Hugh McVey Lewxs Woodruff
Managers Robert Dunning Lee Grove Paul Gushxken Bruce
Cheerleaders lrll Edwards Claudra Hrcks Vonnell Mastrt Leshe
McVey Karen Wood
Football Mrchael Henry
Basketball Walter Becker Dana Deeds Robert Dunmng Lee
Grove Lawrence Klee Paul Rrckards
Track Ioe Newton Stephen Pettrgrew
Tennrs Rrchard Olson Robert Ruker
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This section of the yearbook is devoted to the
literary efforts of the students. Mr. I. W. Fetherlin
and Mr. I. M. Thompson, instructors in English.
have collected the essays and poetry written by
the students to be included this year.
This section also provides the opportunity for
the members of the art classes to create designs
for the yearbook cover and title pages. Iohn
Podzamsky's silk screen was chosen for the
cover by Mr. C. Dean Chiprnan, head of the art
department. Five title pages were designed and
drawn using the silk screen process by members
of the art classes. They are "Clubs," Iohn Podza-
THE ONE GREAT TEACHER
Lord help me to study
And lncrease my knowledge
That l may further my studies
And work on through college
Education will offer
The tendency to see
Thy splendid creation
Thou hast set before rn
By You my Creator
My life s path ts planned
Please make me worthy
Of thy helping hand
Help me to remember
To dispel all my fear
msky: Activities," lane Ianisch: "Sports," Iohn
Margolf: "Commencement," Ieanne Owens: and
"Creative Writing," Vonnell Mastri. lohn Podza-
msky, a junior, designed and drew the cover for
the Christmas program. The spring program's
cover was designed and executed by two sen-
iors, Roy Becker and Paul King.
Much of the poems and prose in this section
have been accepted in the National Anthology
of Poetry. Some of the students have had two or
more of their works accepted which makes them
eligible for the Creative Writing Club.
A massive stretch of foamy peaks
The salty brine of ocean deep
Rising waves caress the sea
Foamy bubbles dance with glee
The gracious dives the fishes make
Leaving npples in their wake
Seagulls searching for their prey
Spend a long and tedious day
The seashell spread along the sand
Washed endlessly from hand to hand
The lonely echo as a song
Drones on and on from dusk to dawn
All these things create for me
The magic beauty of the sea
For the One perfect Teacher
ls constantly near ren wood 59
Alda Birgerson 60
Why do you haunt me'
And keep me awake at nxqht
You re always before me 4 ,
Constantly ln my sight
I cant get rid of your image
No matter how hard I try
You re sweet face before me
Makes me want to cry
I loved you so very much
But God took you away from me
The memory of your cute little bark
Will always remain with me
Carolyn Lawton 57
LIFE IS NEVER DULL AT THE COTTAGE
When you put seven teenage girls with dif
in an area of little more than a few square feet
add all the problems laughs and tears that
make adolescent life the crazy mess that it is
season well with tension young love and
graduation and then stir and heat you ve got
anything but a dull dorm
Each of the seven Cottage Cuties is an en
tirely different individual with different personity
traits actions characteristics habits manner
isms and most of all a mind of her own There
are bound to be clashes of personality hurt
feelings and occasion displays of temper Such
there are also bound to be happy times times
when the differences among the girls help to
enrich their understanding of the human race
and make them glad that all people arent as
they are Those times are never to be forgotten
by those who are a part of them
Ill never forget those times I know Ill never
forget the spats between room mates the pranks
played on one another or the talking over and
crying about each others problems Ill never
stop being thankful for being a part of them either
Vonnell Mastn 57
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ELGIN ACADEMY MY CHOICE
Elgxn Academy l stand up and rerorce
Yes out of many you were my choxce
Your students are frlendly and facu'ty great
As a school m the natlon you re the number one rate
When fxrst I came here I was frxghtened and sad
Now that I know you we are glad
For rules and handbooks are struct to an extent
But l took that mto thought when I paxd my rent
Academy I hft my head so hxgh
And sung your hymn standxng stralqht to the sky
Yes Elgm Academy I stand up and reroxce
Because out of many you were my choxce
Carl I-Iolhs 59
A dream rs a world so full of thoughts
And fears that I can feel
The desxres of glory peace and love
Yearnrngs whxch long to be real
But man has dreamed hrs dreams to hfe
Destroying kxllmg and war
So flee on my fondest hope tls a dream
You be and nothrng more
ee Grove 58
I pray Thee Lord
Watch over me
Hear my plea
I want so much
To do Thy wxll
Into my heart
Thy love mstxll
Guard me rn thxs
Keep me from
Thy path forsakxng
Whxle I walk thrs road
Lord gulde my feet
And when at last I rest
May rt be not rn defeat
Phylhs Rogers 57
Twenty two men hned up rn a row
Wartmg for the kick of the ball to go
Twenty two men all wanting to wm
Each man wrll grve his all rn the dm
There s the kxck so hxgh and long
The runner hopes hell do no wrong
The score goes up on the board
O the excxtement of the screammg horde
The penods go by one by one
Then the sound of the fmal gun
lts over now we re sad we lost
Today we thmk xt really cost
In the future well see a gain lust the some
THE HELPLESS SOLDIER
As he hes stanng at the nxqht
And thmlung of that dreadful sight
The srght of all those men and boys
Lyxng as wounded helpless toys
He glanced up through the swaymg trees
And sard a prayer to God to please
Let hmm be taken very soon
Beneath thxs bloody wavery moon
And as he hes upon the turf
He thmks of glrmmenng dancmg surf
Of playmg games and drmkmg coke
Of pretty laughter and campfire smoke
And through a maze of dlrt and fhes
A wondrous slght does anse
The srqht of an angel as she brings
A pass to heaven on her wings
At last hrs weavered breathmg slows
Unto God rn heaven he goes
It was from hrs beloved land
That he was taken by Gods hand
I.eshe McVey 59
To pass a course
ls all I wlsh
I so often miss"
I srt m class
Day by day
Dreammq on m
The teachers rant
and rave so often
I wrsh sometlmes
I were ln my coffm
And then xt comes
the semesters end
And next year
I am to begm agam
Ioanne Iobsky 58
ONE LAST GOLDEN BEAM
One last golden beam
Does Iastmgly gleam
A gullded haze
A frery blaze
I-hgh rn the sky
My deft eyes spy
Its forceful mxght
Oh' such a glorious slght'
I am one gram on a mxghty beach
Oh Lord' I beseech
May my heart forever xt does keep
The harvest II does reap
So that one fmal golden beam
We ve leur-red fan- play by plqymg the game, May be a vnslon for each future dream
Rlck Olson 58 Bull Coulon 61
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Into the heart they enter unseen
offering rest at the close of the day
In the hush of the evening-in the silence of night
They hasten all trials and grievings away.
Sometimes they consume the soul with great love
Burning the heart with an unquenched fire
And sometimes recalling the bloom of the past
A life being empty is filled with desire.
But e're the best music is heard in the ear
Brightest glory-maiestlc-resplendent-ls shown
Alas! As the bird in their plumage take flight
With haste. they depart and are gone.
Barbara Moore '59
Fall has ended Winters gone
No more frost at early dawn.
Trees are budding leaves appear
All relotce for spring is here
Flowers open to the sun
Closing up when day ls done
Birds in treetops songs they sing
Now and then fly off on wing
Skies boast blue white clouds float by
Soon the ground begins to dry
Blades of grass begin to show
In contrast with the melting snow
Well wom sleds are put away
Baseball and swimming here to stay
School kids stopping for a chat
Wlll tell you they are happy that
Winters gone Join ln the cheer
All are glad for Spring is here'
Karen Wood 59
The magic golden of the stars is slowly slipping away
and the pink blush of morning is stealing over the hills It
gathers crescendo until the still waters are crimson with
A shadow floats over the forest a heron on its way to a
secluded swamp All is still unul a sudden movement in the
mist It is a timid doe and her wide-eyed fawn coming to
lap the cool water before the heat of day sets m Then they
are gone as quickly as they came and there as silence once
The sun rises and the creatures of the day come out to
frolic in the sun Squirrels chatter blueiays squawk and a
lumbenng bear leads her cubs to the blueberry patch Every
where ls warmth and light Dawn has come to the forest
Dawna Oberg 59
Lord, as l sit at my desk tonight,
My mind is all in a muddle:
In this crazy mixed up world.
I wonder just how great is your might.
The moment I think of you-
The wonders you have done:
The miracles you have performed-
My wonder of you begins to ensue.
And yet as I think without fear.
l see a light brightening the way:
This is your light which so great,
Enlightens my mind so clear.
Nancy Deeds '59
MONDAY AND MAN DCNT MIX
Monday morning is far from peppy
l find lt quite degrading
lm awakened at six to say the least
By the childrens escapadrng
Stumbling stghtlessly into the kitchen
With breakfast as my goal
I plug in our Handy toaster
And short the mam control'
The refrigerators full of tasty morsels
But who wants hash or beans'
The mxlkman s come and left our butter
Next to a can of sardmes
In despair l turn to the kitchen cabinet
Searching for something to eat
Aha I spy a cardboard package
But its Ready Mix Concrete
I hnally resort to a cup of coffee
Things couldnt be more blue
But alas alackaday when I poured it
The coffee grains seeped through
The morning paper s my last consolation
Despite my hunger and thirst
l open the door-and discover
That Fido qot there first
Lee Grove 58
At 7 25 PM each school night a bell rings to warn the
students that the dreaded two hour penod known as study
hall is only five minutes away To every Elgin Academy
boarding student this means everyone upstairs to congregate
ln someone s room for a bull session or start putting clothes
When the 7 30 bell rings there is a mass stampede which
endangers the lives of all slow moving people To some
students cleaning up ts a good way to kill time to others
one tires of magazines one can always try studying The
favonte position seems to be horizontal with the backs of
the necks resting against the chair The typical student tires
of study after 10 minutes which means its time for a das
turbance Bothenng those who try to accomplish something
seems to be the aim of the noise makers By this time the
8 30 bell nngs and a five minute break begins
At 8 35 the stampede once again takes precedence over
everything else After regaining a horizontal positron one
looks at his textbooks and wonders how anything can be
so dry Tmng quickly the student wonders Does that cute
sophomore like me or what will I do on the next open
weekend' After contemplating these questions its time to
talk to the neighbor Flnally 9 30 rolls around and there is
a mass sigh of rehef and a mad rush downstairs Total
work done nothing
Lewis Woodruff 57
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DAWN IN THE FOREST the latest hot rod magazine passes minutes quidkly. After
Tender passions, strong and firm
Kindling fire within my soul.
O' Love. Thy presence brings me peace
Thou art my comfort, ioy, and goal.
Thy voice when heard at break of dawn
Reveals a icy to me-soon gone.
Alas. I see thee but an hour
Thou leavest me weeping in the bower.
O' would that one day I could tell
The love with which my heart doth swell.
lf thou couldst know that I love thee
My heart would rest and l'd be free.
Barbara Moore '59
THE PASSING OF AUTUMN
The smoke from the bumrnq autumn leaves
Fills the atr with pungent fumes
As it makes its way stealthily through the clouds
Forming pattems like lacemakers looms
It covers the earth with a volume of grayness
As long as the leaves still fall
Now the trees stand barren devoid of their foliage
With open arms to the fall
IDEALS OF THE PIONEERS
They fought for every mch of land
They fought wtth gun and sweat and hand
They built their homes and toiled on
Till all the light of day was gone
They worked each day the broad expanse
Yet they were glad to have the chance
The chance to live and work and pray
The chance to see a harvest mown
And on that day theyd proudly say
This house this land rt ts my own
Only a broken pillar of the past remains,
And in the future strange figures illumina
But what of the present,
From within a rose racked with torment.
Here I stand, my soul like a vagabond
Not knowing to what l should respond.
The past and all its glory.
The future with its fury.
l live from day to day
Full of bewilderment and dismay.
te their frames
But then who among you can show me the way?
Irene Wiley '57
Wisps of smoke on the still night air
Memories of the summers past
A harvest moon shining bright and fair
It s Indian Summer at last
The autumn leaves of red and gold
Falling to the ground so fast
The smoky smell of the autumn air
Its Indian Summer at last
William Grabowski 58
GET A WIGGLE ON'
Hurry' hurry' hurry'
The work is all awamng
Lessons to do articles to write
And stories for translating
The poem must be wntten
The speech must be prepared
The music has yet to be practised
The 'books are not repaired
What shall l do' I stnxggle
But seem to be too slow
l can only keep on trying
I must do the best l know
George Brannen 58 phyllts Rogers 57
Lee Grove '58
Mr. and Mrs. L. Adair
Mrs. W. H. Argabrite lr.
B. A. Brannen
Mr. and Mrs. George Edwards
Mr. and Mrs. Max Geiselhart
Mr. and Mrs. lack Grundtest
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Heider
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. laniscli
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Kaplan
Ioseph Spiess Co.
Iohn Sexton 61 Co.
Strohm Coal Co.
Ettner's Shoe Store
B.K. Photo Supply
I. R. Lancey
Elgin National Watch Co.
Rock River Lumber Co.
Mi. and Mrs. W. F. Lawton
F. C. Margolf
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Olson
Mr. and Mrs. Pritchard
Dr. lack Rodriguez
Rev. and Mrs. William F. Rogers
Mr. and Mrs. Ioseph Watt
Dr. and Mrs. Lewis Woodruff
Toastmaster Products Division
Ludwig Milk Co.
Bazos Bros. Cleaners
Hedges Manufacturing Co.
Elgin Corrugated Box Co.
The stall of the 1957 Hilltop gratefully acknowledges the assistance ot those
who have helped make this publication a reality. For the many photographs
on these pages: Mr. Warren Aikin, the Elgin Courier-News. the late Wilbur
Ogden, and Mr. I. M. Thompson. For assistance in locating information:
Mrs. Della Pillinger. For the printing ol the book: Mr. Reeves and the
Kelmscott Press, Aurora. Illinois.
THE ELGIN ACADEMY STUDENT ROSTER
ADAIR SLSAN .. ,, . Apartggo -533
AITKEN MICHAEL 'fi May Street
ALLEN I-IOIFJARD SCOTT QR E'4 BOOI Parkway ,. ..
ANDERSON, ROY FREDERIC JR 3-5 R ver Bluff ROCCI
ELIDE '-ANCrf EATOX
ERANKEH GEORGE J.
BROWN JLD.TH .,
COLLON, WILLIAM ,
DAVIS SHARON ..
DEEDS DANA . . .
DIERINGER HENRY W JR
DOUGHERTY, SARA JANE.
DOW JOSEPH .. ,
DUNNING ROBERT VJADE
EDWARDS DEBORAH .
EDWARDS JILL . .
EMERY, ANNE ..
FLOOR MARY JANE.. .
FRASER, JOHN ..... .. .
GALE DAVID .
GORDON, EDWARD . .
GRAEBNER, JUDITH ,.......
GRAHAM DAVID ' ..
GROVE, JAMES LELAND ......
SRUNDFEST, MARILYN .
SUSHIKEN, PAUL .....,
HAARVEI, OLON ,.....
HARGRAVE, THOMAS ..
HARRIDGE JANICE .....
HENRY, MICHAEL ..
HICKS, CLAUDIA ...,..
HOLLIS, CARL ,....,...,.,...
HOLMES, SUZANNE .,...
JANISCH, JANE ........
JOESKY JOANNE ....
JONES, LINDA ,,.... ..
KANTOR, BRUCE ......
KAPLAN, HERBERT ,..,
KING, PAUL .,.. ........
KLEE, LAWRENCE ...,..........
LAWTON CAROLYN .,......
LEI-IR, HARRY GRAHAM, J
LEVEN, NORMAN . ,... .
LEVINE, MARC ,,,..
LLJTZ, NANCY .....
MASTRI, LONA .........,.., .
MASTRI, VONNELL . .
VON MEERWALL, ERNST ...,
McVEY, HUGH A .
McVEY JOAN ,.,.,.
McVEY LESLIE .
MOLERO, CARLOS JOSE....
MOORE, BARBARA ..,...
NEINMAN, STEPHEN ,
NEWTON JERVIS .
NINOMIYA, KAZUO .....
NORRIS CHARLES E .
OBERG DAWNA ...
OLSON KAREN . ,
OLSON, KENT ..,.. ., ..
ORTEGA, FELIX EDMUNDO
OWENS, JEANNE .,............. ..
PARK, DIANE ..,...,.., .....
PETTIGREW STEPHEN ,,.,
PODZAMSKY, JOHN ,.
EEOC Champion Avenue
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5414 Nancierzoei Avenue ..
ECI 2 Fourth Street
Carretera de Gibara . , ..
-ICO Main Street. ..
930 Glencoe Road
Q-13OFir Street. . ,,
419 Burton Street .,.,.,,. .. ...
-Vi Hampshire Avenue...
International Petroleum Co ....,
International Petroleum Co ....,.
Hawley Woods. . ... ..,. ..,. .
f6l7 I4Oth Place.. .
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9-16 Highland Avenue.. ,.
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ICS-C S. Maple Avenue .,,....,
RSS. ..., , .,.. ,.,......,, ..,.. . .
Foto Tahon, Pasaie Tarbes ....
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. ...Elgin, Illinois
Ch :ago I9 Illinois
.. Chcogo 20 Illinois
, Geneva, Illinois
Holauin, Oriente, Cuba
, .,..,. .. Bartlett, Illinois
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. ,.,. . Glenview, Illinois
,..l-tighland Park, Illinois
. ,..,,.. .. Elmhurst, Illinois
. . ..East Chicago
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, ...... .. .....Elgin,
........Volencia, Venezuela, S,A.
CII South Kenilworth Avenue. . .......,.,.,., Oak Park, Illinois
IC' E Irving Park Road .....,...,. ,,..., ..,.,.. ,.,,,.. R o s elle, Illinois
El Paraiso .. ., .,. .... ...... , ,., ..Caracas, Venezuela, S,A.
U99 Hiawatha Drive .........,..... ............. .,......., E I gin, Illinois
432 North Werth Avenue .. ....,. ,,,Elgin, Illinois
SIS Chatham Road ....,.,
IO33 S Hamlin Avenue,
ZI4 Academy Place., ,. .
Las 'cL5'fiil5i'tOQis'2'f"f,'ff .
c o T Nakamura, i357 East 5
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QI7 Maple Road .....
S55 Hinmon Avenue ......,
PO, Box 1594 ....,.... ,..,...,..
ITZ4 Greenleaf Avenue ......
IZ47 Lincoln Road ...........
6l2 Madison Street ..,..,.,.
36l Montrose Avenue .....,.,
324 S. Division Street .... ..
624 Plantmore Drive ........
462 Maxwell Street ...............
IOIO N. Kenilworth Avenue ....,
6049 N. Bernard Avenue ......,.
4l7 Lenox Street ....,....,..,,..,.,..,.
2920 Commonwealth Avenue .......
4lI Park Avenue West ........,.....
5442 North Kenmore Avenue .,..
F47 W. Sheridan Road .,..... .... .
T335 Lowell Avenue ...,.......... ..
3238 N Oak Park Avenue ..,. .
QOIA Washington Boulevard .. ..
ll4O Lockwood Avenue ,.......
I I4O Lockwood Avenue, ........ .
.. .Elmhurst, Illinois
. .. Park Ridge, Illinois
.........RolIrng Fork, Mississipoi
........San Isrdro, Lima, Peru
Ind Street Chicago IS, Illinois
.......,Dharan, Saudi Arabia
. ......... Chicago 26, Illinois
Rat Haus Plat: 4 Kitzouehl ,.....,,..,..,... ...,,.... T trol,
c o R J Folonie I246 N. S
ISE N, McLean Boulevard .......
'EE N McLean Boulevard ,.....
IEE N McLean Boulevard .....
Ch meerazo a Tenidero S3 .....
5517 Dorchester Avenue ...,..
4'-WO N Fairfield Avenue .......
228 W Lincoln Street ,..,....,. .,..
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659 Wright Street .
Beecher Road . ...,. .
...,...........Columbus 26, Ohio
......Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
. ................ Ferguson, Missouri
..,....Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
. . ........... Oak Park, Illinois
,.......Oak Park, Illinois
......Chicago I4, Illinois
....... Chicago, Illinois
,.....Chicago 34, Illinois
.. .,.,. Oak Park, Illinois
......Chicago Sl, Illinois
..........,.......Chicago Sl, Illinois
tate Street, Chicago, Illinois
. ,.Elgln, Illinois
Caracas Venezuela, SA.
. .......... Chicago 37, Illinois
. .... ......... C hicago 45, Illinois
E95 Kami-Ktrazawa 4vchome ......., Setegava-ku, Tokyo, Japan
c o Lee J Tunkis, Hatpat Ranch, 3550 Lovall Valley Road,
. ...... West Chicago, Illinois
.. .......... ...Elgin, Illinois
.... .Winfield Illinois
Beecher Road , .... . ..,.... .... ..,..... . . ..
Brgcclner Road . .. . .. .. .. ....,.. . ,,... Winfield, Illinois
E1 t-cle Ortega Axentda Sucre. ., Caracas Venezuela, SA.
SSS N, Ilth Street ...,.., ,.............. ..... . . . ..RocheIle, Illinois
2SI9 Thayer ,. ...,.,..,........ ......... E vonston, Illinois
434 Montclair Avenue ........ .. ..... ...Glen Ellyn, Illinois
MIS W Washington Street. , . .. . .West Chicago Illinois
ISS? Spr ng Lake Drive...
. ..... ,OrlandoI Florida
RANGEL, LUIZ EDUARDO..
RANGEL, MARIO ...,..,.....,..,
RICKARDS, PAUL EDWARD
RODRIQUEZ, JACK ..,.., .,.,
RODRIGUEZ, JOSE OSCAR.
ROGERS, CHRISTINE .......,..
ROGERS, PHYLLIS .....,.......
ROTH, WALTER E. JR .,,...
RUKER, ROBERT .......,.
RYAN, PHILIP .,.........,.
SANDNES, BARBARA .......
SCHAEFFER, RANDY C ...,..
SCHETGEN, DOROTHY .,...
SERMAS, MICHAEL ...,...,
SHAPIRO, BARBARA , .
SMOLKA GEORGE .,.,.,,
STARCK, DIANE .,.,.,,.,
SULEIMAN, ANWER ,.....
SULEIMAN, KATIE .. ..
SUMMERS, JOHN ....
SWISHER, SALLY ,.
THOMAS, BRUCE H ,,..,...,.,..
VARGAS, JOSE FRANCISCO. . .
VOSSE, FRED M., JR ....... I,
WALKER, MARK DUANE...
WATT MELINDA .....,.,.,...
WEBSTER, MURRAY ..,...
WILEY, IRENE ,,.,,......,,
WILLIS, SARA SUE ...,..,,,,.
WOOD, KAREN ..,..... ,......,..
WOODRUFF, LEWIS W. JR,
WRIGHT, WALTER ........,,.,
ZELLET, FRANCINE .,,....,....
ZIMMERMAN, DOROTHY ..
BANKARD, HEATHER ....
FISCHER, RAULAND ..
GORDON, TED ..,..,....
HEIDER BARBARA ..,.,
HEIDER, DONALD ....
S54 Epitacio Pessoa ,,.,..
354 Epitacio Pessoo ,,....
6712 Arthur Avenue ,........,...
Lakewood Estates ..,.......,....,,.,...
San Benito, Santa Monica. ,,,.. ,,
1705 W. Roosevelt Road, ...... ,
IOIO Wood Street R11 ..,.......,
911 N. Oak Park Avenue ......
Edgewater Beach Apartments ...,
545 E, Chicago Street ,....... ,...
2318 Bernard Street .,.,.,...,,...
1954 Sunset Ridge Road ........
Box 236 ...........,....................
205 River Avenue .....,......
Z-IZB W Morse Avenue ,,..,..
3122 W, Belle Plame ...,....
Arrowhood Form,,,, .,,....,.,.,,..
Box 22, ,.,.... ,.........................,.....
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7110 South Constance Street .....,
345 W. Joe Orr Road .......,., ....
209 Pork Lane .........,.
Valle de Ia Poscua ..........,.,.
B14 N. Michigan Avenue .......
Box I I 5 ............................
506 Gowanda Avenue .,.....
R:2, Box 321 .......,..............
3520 Lake Shore Drive .....,.
IOOO Lake Shore Drive .......
Linden Avenue ....,..,..
N E, 14th Avenue .,....
953 Western Avenue .......
R:1, Box 191 ....,........,...
814 Spruce Street ..,...,.....,....,......
946 N. Spring Street ...,,...
456 Regent Street .........
Cottage, Elgin Academym...
1199 Hiawatha Drive .,....., ,........
403 N, Commonwealth Avenu
403 N. Commonwealth Avenu
PRLJSSING, NINA .... 374 Dwight Strat!! .....,,,,.......,..
SCHLEIFER, THOMAS .. , Route 2, Boi 11 ,.
STURM, ELIZABETH . .. H277 Grace Street
.,....Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
...,..Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
. ...,.,..... St. Louis, Missouri
.......Corocas, Venezuela, S,A.
.....,,.Oak Park, Illinois
....,...Chicago 45, Illinois
........Chicago I8, Illinois
Huron, Ann Arbor, Michigan
. .......,...,......,., Chicago, Illinois
........Chicago Heights, Illinois
, ....,.......,.,. Roselle, Illinois
...,.,Edo. Guarico, Venezuela
.......Mount Prospect, Illinois
,. ,,.., . .,... Chicago, Illinois
. ,....... ,...... . ..Decatur, Illinois
..,...Fort Lauderdale, Florida
...,.. Elgin, Illinois
.. Elmhurst, Illinois
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