Elizabethtown College - Conestogan / Etonian Yearbook (Elizabethtown, PA)

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ZUG MEMORIAL LIBRARY ELIZA LTKT07.NC0LL ELIZABETHTOWN, PE tml iff 1955 Hesto9 i Published by The Student Association Elizabethtown College Elizabethtown. Pennsylvania vr.;5fiM{ Editor — Hazel Crankshaw Business Manager — Donald Zook ZUG MEMORIAL LIBRARY ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE ELIZABETHTOWN, PENNA. ■I n ■■ ■■ ■I H V We Dedicate Q. ' UIETLY . . . unassumingly ... he took his place in classes pondering the thoughts extolled in lectures and texts. Efficiently . . . effectively ... he recorded college progress in the Etownian and the Conestogan. Dramatically . . . characteristically ... he portrayed the lives of great men on the stage. Faithfully . . . objectively ... he enlisted to serve in the Armed Services of the United States. In this way he became a part of all whom he had met. And so students unanimously requested that the 1955 Conestogan be dedicated to the memory of Paul Eugene Greiner. During his four years of college study, professors knew that if Paul undertook a responsibility, it would be ac- complished without fail and accomplished well. In his junior year he captured a first class honor rating for the college newspaper. The Etownian. In his senior year he repeated this notable performance for the yearbook, Conestogan. Both press ratings stressed unusual journal- istic insight and maturity of approach. Reporters who worked with him appreciated the wit of his assignment cards and the ability with which he organized the ma- terial. Students remember him spell-binding audiences with a directness and abruptness of speech which startled them into attentiveness and appreciation for his subtle humor. Sock and Buskin members found producing a play an enjoyable task when Paul had a leading role — none of the eccentricities of an artist, but a " natural " who was considerate and helpful. His performance as the " Dau- phin " in Anderson ' s " Joan of Lorraine " will never be forgotten nor his inimitable puppet caricaturing in the light comedy, " Lima Beans. " Paul revealed himself to those with whom he worked constantly. Not easily swayed by the world ' s opinions, he, with the keenness and sensitivity of a true artist, lived with the world ' s masters in books, music, and art and brought the philosophy of great men into the world of being. He entered the service on June 21, 1954, realizing that duty is a stern taskmaster, but that, as a citizen, he must put the honor of his country before his own desires. Thus, it was that upon news of his death, at the age of 22, many felt that his passing was untimely. But to those who knew him best the life of Paul Eugene Greiner was full, rich, and deep. His life was not a mere existence but actual living — serving and inspiring others and receiving in- spiration from them. p PAUL EUGENE GREINER 1932-1954 Contents Mid-Century Convocation S Faculty .... II Classes .... 23 Activities .... 65 Organizations . 73 Athletics .... 85 Advertisements 97 " . . . BUT FOR AN INTEGRATED EDUCATION, one that culti- vates manliness and makes gentlemen as well as scholars, one that dis- ciplines the social affections and trains young men to faith in God, con- sideration for his fellow men, and respect for learning, America has never had the equal of her little hilltop colleges. " The small Christian liberal arts college holds a distinctive place in our world. To serve most effectively adequate equipment is necessary. Elizabethtown offers a sound foundation in her courses through well trained instructors. These opportunities need to be extended to more young people in service to a growing community. This has been a year of planning, preparation, and progress for Eliza- bethtown College. Sensing the demand for an increased enrollment the trustees and administration have begun a long-range program to meet the needs of a student body of five hundred. The 1955 Conestogan attempts to record the initial undertakings and later plans of the Ten-Year Development Program. Students will enjoy watching the progress. Alumni and friends will give loyal support to making a better Elizabethtown College — a little hill-top institution. " The Growth of the American Republic " hy Morison and Commager. ' r» «», , cnx — . v ' . .i -i A» ' W r» -» ' • " •-.. v LOOKING ■ ' : • • ym AHEAD ♦ ♦ ♦ Zhe ROBERT S. YOUNG Administrative Assistant Below: Campaign committee chair- men meet at the Convocation Banquet. John H. Wenger. Elizabethtown Gen- eral Chairman; Ethel M. B. Wenger, National Associate Chairman; Horace E. RatTensperger. National General Chairman; Paul M. Grubb, Elizabeth- town Special Gifts Co-chairman; and Dr. I. Wayne Keller, National Special Gifts Chairman. K. Ezra Bucher, director of the Development Program, briefs a student committee on Convocation procedures. Bruce Smith, clerical assistance; William Bechtel, ushers; Jay Gibble, traflic; Jaywood Brubaker, reception. Mid-CeHtury Convocation Te ► ' ENNYSON ' S PHRASE, " the old order chang- eth, yielding place to new, " well describes the pur- pose of the Ten-Year Development Program ini- itiated this year. The construction of a women ' s residence hall, en- largement of the Gibble Science building, erection of a new Physical Education and Health building. and the remodeling of the gymnasium into a Chapel- Auditorium have been stated as the objectives of the project. Directed by K. Ezra Bucher. the program is di- vided into three phases: the Mid-Century Convoca- tion, brief area campaigns, and periodical contribu- tions over a long span of time. Mr. Bucher worked with Charles S. Dice, representative of the Marts and Lundy Company, professional counsellors, in directing the campus convocation and the area cam- paigns. " The Liberal Arts college must produce free men and women if we are to have a free society, " com- mented E. Fay Campbell in the opening session of the Mid-Century Convocation held October 22-24, Developing the theme " Educate for Service, " the speakers for each of the " Three Great Days " of the Convocation represented three types of partnerships — the professions, business, and home and church. Dr. G. D. Timmons, Dr. William P. Coleman, and George H. Ruschhaupt joined Dr. Campbell in speaking on Partners in Professions at Friday ses- sions that emphasized the Liberal Arts. Lecturers such as Dr. Ralph C. Hutchinson, Dr. Wilbur K. Mc- Kee, and J. Roger Deas in the Saturday morning session presented the business operations of a col- lege, the changing trend in business education, and methods of advertising the product. The main speaker for the Sunday topic. Partners in Living, was Dr. Elmer G. Homrighausen who traced the in- terrelationship of home and church. A political figure appeared Saturday noon as State Senator Fred P. Hare, Jr., addressed alumni at a luncheon at Aunt Sally ' s. Europe — the Far East — the U. S. — their pasts and futures were discussed by world-traveller Rob- ert H. Kazmayer in his address, " The Changing World Scene, " at the Convocation banquet. General chairman of the Convocation committee Dr. L Wayne Keller, Armstrong Cork Company control- ler, presided over the banquet. Citees seated: Harvey A. Gross. Rebekah S. SheatTer. Mary Sachs, Sara C. Shisler. and Claude R. Robins. Standing: Dr. Jay H. Eshelman, Dr. Caleb W. Bucher, Jacob N. Olweiler, Pres. A. C. Baugher. Dr Clifford E. Schott, Dr. A. G. Breidenstine, Dr. Herbert K. Cooper. Not pictured: Dr. A. Stauffer Curry. Above: The Convocation Banquet Right: Convocation Tea in Alpha Living Room. Alumnae pour- ing are Mrs. John C. Zug and Mrs. Wilbur Carman. Guests are Mrs. G. N. Falkenstine, widow of the first acting president of the college, and Emma K. Ziegler, missionary to India. Missionary-teacher Sarah C. Shisler and A. Stauf- fer Curry. Moderator of General Conference, Church of the Brethren, were two of the twelve alumni and friends of the college who were awarded citations for outstanding service to their communi- ties. Other citees were a civic leader, an orthodontist, a juvenile court judge, a mayor, a business woman, an elementary school principal, a college dean, a former dean of women and professor of English, a general practitioner of medicine, and a teacher in a school of dentistry. A fitting finale to the commemorative weekend was a sacred concert presented by the York Chorus Sunday evening. With the week-end activities ended, the tea tables shoved back into their normal positions, and stu- dents recovering from an abundance of information disclosed by the speakers, phase two of the Devel- opment Program, the area campaigns, began with the solicitation for capital funds in Elizabethtown and the surrounding district. Elizabethtown and the surrounding region set the pace for the succeeding campaign areas — Lancas- ter, Lebanon, Palmyra-Hershey, Harrisburg. York, and Philadelphia — by exceeding the area goal by $8,000. To attain the immediate goal of $350,000. each campaign was organized in two phases, the special gifts contacts and the general solicitations. In following a plan for installment giving pro- posed by solicitors, many contributors subscribed to the $150 Development Shares which are paid in monthly, quarterly, or annual payments. The money contributed during the campaigns is designated as capital funds for the construction of new buildings and for renovations, not for college current operating expenses. History has been in the making at Elizabethtown College in 1954-55. E-town students will be able to look back with pride and satisfaction ten years hence and say. " I remember when .... " ' 10 ADMINISTRATION MmiHistrat ' m M ' HENRY G. BUCHER, Ed.M.; Ed.D. Dean and Professor of Etlucalion K. EZRA BUCHER, B.S.; M.S. Treasurer Assistant Professor oj Business Education WILBUR E. WEAVER, B.S.: Ed.M. Business Manager t ' HE ADMINISTRATION of a small Christian college calls for dedication of life, scholastic achieve- ment, and executive ability. President Baugher in ever striving to maintain high scholastic standards extends the service of the college to the church and community and encourages each of us to prepare to serve. Dean Bucher works continuously to improve the quality of instruction. On him rests the responsibil- ity of scheduling courses, choosing our advisers, re- solving schedule conflicts, advising students, and di- recting placement. Mr. Bucher possesses that keen business judg- ment which is necessary to keep an institution run- ning in the black. Now full-time coordinator of the Development Program he plans for a greater Eliza- bethtown College. Graciousness, patience, and sincerity best exem- plify Mr. Weaver. To him goes the responsibility of managing college business activities. Without him there would be no textbooks, no meals, no light or heat, no laundry service, or no community program series. By their unselfish devotion our administration upholds the dignity of the individual, dedication of life, and the distinctiveness of the church-related college. 12 Zhe " Development Program A N INSTITUTION CANNOT STAND STILL. Like a bicycle, it will full if it does not move ahead. To move ahead Elizabethtown College has launched a Million Dollar Ten-year Development Program. Through fifty-five years, as the college grew, new buildings were erected, additional financial support was secured, and the instructional program was strengthened, so that today Elizabethtown College enjoys accreditation by the Pennsylvania Depart- ment of Education, the New York State Department of Education, and the Middle States Association. Mid-century plans for the future include new buildings, enlarging existing facilities, and extension of the campus. The new women ' s dormitory soon to be constructed will house 130 women and will provide dining room facilities for 300 students. It is to be made possible through a long term, low interest loan fr om the Housing and Home Agency, amortized through income from room rentals and annual sup- port from the Eastern and Southern Districts of Pennsylvania of the Church of the Brethren. When this building becomes available the kitchen and din- ing room in Alpha Hall will be used for a snack bar, the college store, and the post office. The Gibbel Science Building will be expanded first by the addition of a west wing to provide much needed classrooms. Later in the program an east wing will be added to provide more laboratory space. The Gibbel family is assuming leadership in provid- ing funds for this building. The present gymnasium-auditorium was built with money given by alumni and friends. The facilities are now so grossly inadequate that the Alumni Association has already taken steps to erect a new field house for health and recreation purposes. The Chapel in Rider Memorial Hall seats only half of the present student body. Con- sequently, when the new gymnasium becomes available the present auditorium-gymnasium will be converted into a chapel-auditorium. The college architect estimates that this can be done effectively by installing permanent seats and a ceiling, by adding an appropriate entrance and tower, and by making several minor alterations. A dormitory for 100 men is also contemplated although at this time no definite plans have been made for it. The campus, enlarged by the purchase of a three acre tract of land to the southwest, is now contiguous to the plot on which the new Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren is rising. Negotiations are in process for a second tract of approximately five acres located south of the tennis courts. This will provide an excellent area for the new men ' s dormitory or as an addition to the athletic field. Elizabethtown College is located in one of the most prosperous areas of the United States. It is my firm conviction that the Alumni of the College, the Church of the Breth- ren, the community of Elizabethtown, and industry and friends in this rich southeastern section of Pennsylvania are easily able and are willing to support the College in this Mil- lion Dollar Ten-year Development Program for a Greater Elizabethtown College. A. C. BAUGHER, Ph.D.; LL.D. President and Professor of Chemistry j4 d t : 13 D. PAUL GREENE, A.B.: B.D. Dean of Men and Instructor in History VERA R HACKMAN, A.B.; Dean of Women Associate Professor of English AdmlmstmtioM h T IS TO OUR DEANS we turn when disheartened and weary — it is to our deans we go to share our joy and good fortune. The door to the Student Activities Office is always open and Deans Greene and Hack- man are ready to guide us through our problems. They are concerned for us — for our scholastic progress, our health, our problems large and small, and they have a deep understanding of the things which are so important to us in college years. Miss Engle, registrar, plays an integral part in keeping our scholastic records. From change of course to official transcript she helps with our academic ratings. Mr. Espenshade spends many hours traveling through Pennsylvania and sur- rounding areas meeting prospective col- lege students. Through lectures and publi- cations he presents the advantages of our school. These four together with Dean Bucher, constitute the Committees on Admissions and Counseling. Upon them rests the chal- lenging responsibility of choosing the young men and women who are to become Eliza- bethtown College. EMMA R. ENGLE, A.B. Registrar EBY ESPENSHADE, B.S.; M.Ed. Director of Admissions Alumni Secretary 14 faculty x R. SCHLOSSER ' S DYNAMIC interpretation of literature. Professor Gray ' s stimulating lectures, Miss Martin ' s humble prayer at the beginning of each class period. Dr. Apgar ' s sly sense of humor — these are lasting impressions we get from living on the campus and meeting our faculty in the college community. Some times these impressions become one-sided as we fail to appreciate the service these dedicated men and women give to the community and to their families. They, too, have a wide variety of interests, hobbies, and backgrounds. Scholastic activities inevitably play a large part in their pro- grams. At present Professors Reuning, Rudwick, Newall, and Rouse are working on their Ph.D. dissertations. Dr. Apgar is doing research in Ecology and Professor Gray is making an economic study of Elizabethtown. Professor Byerly is doing graduate work in theology and preparing a lecture for the annual conference of the Church of the Brethren in June. Professional organizations, too, are part of the lives of these men and women. The American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Association of Cost accountants, American Mathematical Society, National Education Association, National Music Educators Association, Pennsylvania Library Association, American Association of University Women, National Office Man- agement Association, Eastern Business Teachers Association, American Association of University Professors, and National As- sociation of Biblical Instructors are representative of the groups to which our teachers belong. CHARLES S. APGAR, M.S. Professor of Biology Ph.D. BESSIE D. APGAR, M.S.; Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Biology EDGAR T. BITTING, B.S. Instructor in Business M.B.A. HUBERT M. CUSTER, B.S. Instructor in Physics ROBERT A. BYERLY, A.B.; B.D.; A.M. Assistant Professor of Bible Director of Religious Activities 15 faculty ELINOR EASTLACK, B.S.; Ed.M, THERESA FETTER. B.M.; M.Mus. Instructor in Business Education Part-time Instructor in Organ Local service clubs and community or- ganizations to which Elizabethtown teachers give their time include: The Lions, Kiwanis, Rotary, Elizabeth Hughes Society, and Business and Professional Women ' s Club. Dr. and Mrs. Neuman form a unique club of their own as a semi- official bureau for translating foreign let- ters and documents into English. Professor Hoover has many off-campus speaking engagements including educa- tional and humorous lectures to schools and clubs and Bible Institutes and evan- CARL E. HEILMAN, A.B.; A.M. Associate Professor of Mathematics ALICE S. HEILMAN, B.S.; B.L.S. Librarian gelistic meetings. Miss Martin is well- known in the area for her Bible talks to church groups. Miss Eastlack has given an illustrated talk on her recent trip to Eu- rope to local and out of state audiences. Many of us met Dr. Schlosser as our high school commencement speaker. He, too, holds evangelistic meetings and Bible In- stitutes. Others have appeared before clubs, on panels, and in churches; and most of them, through their inspiring chapel talks, have helped us become better stu- dents, citizens, and Christians. IRA R. KERR, A.B. Director of Athletics Instructor in Physical Education GALEN W. HERR, B.S. Director of Band and Orchestra KATHRYN HERR. A.B. Part-time Instructor in French 16 NEVIN FISHER. B.M.; M.Mus. ALBERT L. GRAY. B.S.; M.B.A. Professor of Music Associate Professor of Business Education MILDRED GRUBB. B.S. Part-time Instructor in Art Opportunity for television work was opened to the E.G. faculty last year as they joined several area colleges for the " Col- lege of the Air " series. Dr. Baugher and the science staff have prepared many inter- esting programs and Dean Bucher has brought a picture of student life on campus to the T.V. audience. Besides the " College of the Air " series, Professor Gray has done a T.V. program for the National Confer- ence of Christians and Jews. Professors Bitting and Hertzog have done radio work and excerpts from Dr. Neuman ' s essays on " American Democracy " have been broad- cast in Vienna, Berlin, and Salzburg. PH.ARES HERTZOG. B.S.; M.A. Part-time Instructor in Chemistry ELMER B. HOOVER. M.Ed. Associate Professor of Education Director of Teacher Training MARTHA MARTIN, A.B. Instructor in Bible 17 GERTRUDE ROYER MEYER Instructor in Piano ELINOR B. NEUMANN, A.B.; MA. Part-time Instructor in German and English EPHRAIM GIBBEL MEYER, A.B.: A.M. FREDERICK C. NEUMANN, Ph.D. Reference Librarian Professor of Languages " Worthy use of leisure time " is a phrase no E.G. student can forget. Instructors im- press upon us how important it is and we find them following their own teachings. Photography seems to be a popular hobby with many — art and music, too. Professor Bitting is the first flutist with the Harris- burg Symphony Orchestra and plays with several local bands. He also has the most unusual hobby of farming Christmas trees. Miss Ulmer spends her summers directing water shows and she enjoys ballet swim- ming. The theater holds the interest of sev- eral — Professor Rudwick is an amateur play writer. Professor Rouse has worked with stage lighting for many years, and the Heilmans enjoy relaxing with the finished product of writer, director, cast. The Heil- mans and Meyers are gardening enthusi- asts, while Professor Custer is an amateur radio fan. The Apgars look forward to camping trips and Mrs. Apgar likes to show dogs. Professor Byerly is a camper, too, and puts his experience to good use in the summer when he directs Camp Swa- tara. ROBERT H. NEWALL, A.B.; A.M. Instructor in English WILHELM REUNING, B.S.; M.S. Assistant Professor of History and Political Science 18 faculty H. RONALD ROUSE, A.B. Instructor in Mathematics ERMA LEE HILL ROUSE, A.B.; M.S. Instructor in Psychology Articles written by members of the fac- ulty have appeared in professional jour- nals, magazines, and newspapers. Mrs. Heilman wrote an article on the new library for the Library Journal. Professor Fisher ' s " Hymnody of the Church of the Brethren " was published in the American Supple- ment of Julian ' s Dictionary of Hymnology. Professor Rudwick has written for the Maine State Parents and Teachers Journal and the Journal of Negro Education. The Pennsylvania Gazette has published sev- eral of Professor Newall ' s writings. The medical secretaries are appreciative of Dr. Weaver ' s classes. Each week Dr. . Weaver, who has his medical practice in Manheim, comes to the college to instruct the secretarial students in office pro- cedures. ELLIOTT M. RUDWICK, B.S.; A.M. Instructor in Sociology RALPH WIEST SCHLOSSER, A.M.; Litt.D. Professor of English 19 faculty Miss Grubb comes to the campus once a week from Eliza- bethtown High School to teach the pubhc school art class. Not only E.G. students but in-service teachers as well enjoy her lessons. Mr. Galen Herr is also a weekly visitor to the college. Monday evenings find him in Memorial Hall directing the band. They ser ' e the college by their devotion to education, they serve the students by their desire to develop the best in us, they serve the community by their loyalty to the basic institutions, they serve their famihes with love and understanding, they serve their God by living Christian lives — these are our in- structors. O. F. STAMBAUGH, M.S.: Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry DONALD P. SMITH. B.S. Instructor in Ph sical Education D. JUNE ULMER, B.S.; M.Ed. Instructor in Physical Education CHARLES E. WEAVER. B.S.: M.D. Special Lecturer in Medical Laboratory Technique 20 h the Offices . . . Right: Mrs. J. Marlene Atkins, secretar) ' to the Dean of Instruction, and Mrs. Doris Lewis, secretary to the President, prepare forms for second semester registra- tion. Above: Miss Martha Farver, secretar) to the Busi- ness Manager, meets with Robert HoMinger. boolckeep- er. to discuss school business pohcy. Right: Mrs. Ruth Mumma, secretary to the Director of Admissions, receives assistance from Mrs. Ellen Howell, storekeeper. 21 JESSIE COSNER Head of Residence Students in charge of residences meet to discuss mutual problems. Gwen Miller, Memorial Hall head. William Bechtel, North Hall proctor, Janet Varner. West Hall, and George Heisey. South Hall wait for advice from the Deans. ■ 4 GRACE ALLAN Head of Residence 22 CLASSES Seniors J 955 Paul Rice, president Walter Schell, treasurer Edythe Edwards, secretary James Miller, vice president 24 a NCE UPON A TIME, on a terrifying day in September. 1951. some 70-odd " youngsteTs " came to the Elizabethtown College campus to begin this excitine business of a collese career. Today, four years later, these " youngsters " have passed through quite a metamorphosis. UnUke our freshman year, when we all so jeal- ously guarded our identity as individuals, we are now a functioning part of the student body as a whole. And we are well pleased with our progress I JAYWOOD BRUBAKER Palmyra. Penna. B.S. Secondar Education CHRISTINE BUCCIERI New Cumberland, Penna. A.B. Liberal Arts WILLIA.M BEASTON Mt. Joy. Penna. B.S. Elementary Education GEORGE ACHORN Elizabethtown, Penna. B.S. Business Administration 25 MARIGRACE BUCHER Mt. Joy, Penna. B.S. Elementary Education HAZEL CRANKSHAW Maytown. Penna. B.S. Elementary Education DONALD CRUMBLING Columbia, Penna. B.S. Elementary Education Semrs 1955 Our senior year h as brought with it a knowl- edge of the value of the experiences of the last four years — of the growth that has occurred — of the knowledge we have gained — of the fun we have had learning to live and work together. And creating quite an exciting climax has been the initiation of the college Ten- Year De- velopment Program. Seniors have known am- bivalent feelings this year — very proud of be- ing members of the senior class during such an important year — and yet we fee! more than a tinge of reluctance to leave — just when E. C. is taking such tremendous strides forward! In the area of student government our class contributed J ay wood Brubaker as president of the Student Association, while seniors Don Al- bright, Pat Kratz, and Nancy Hoffman served as vice president, secretary, and treasurer of the Senate, respectively. Additional senior senators were Don Fogelsanger, George Heisey, and Jim Miller. Hazel Crankshaw and Paul Grubb were chosen for membership on the Committees on Women ' s Affairs and Men ' s Affairs, respec- tively. f i ' , MARILYN DEPPE Lebanon, Penna. B.S. Business Education 1. JEAN DIEHL Hummelstovvn, Penna. B.S. Elementary Education 26 Our leadership talents were felt in other areas as well. Donald Fogelsanger was named SCA prexy; Kenneth Franklin. Eta Gamma Kappa; Ray Thompson, FTA; George Heisey, Science Club; and Harvey Jacobs, Varsity E. Not limiting our efforts to leadership on campus, however, many of us had practical ex- perience in preparing for our future careers. Take our student teachers, for instance. Twenty-five of us spent the second eight weeks of the first semester in actual classroom situa- tions — testing all our child psychology and ed- ucational theories on real, live youngsters. We learned that teaching has more than its share of headaches, but the rewards of working with children, the ji eeing a child achieve, re- duce the mountainous problems to minute pro- portions. KENNETH FRANKLIN Huntsdale, Penna. A.B. Liberal Arts JANE FRANKLIN Oxford. Penna. B.S. Elementarj Education DONALD FOGELSANGER Shippensburg, Penna. A.B. Liberal Arts SAMUEL DOCK Mt. Joy, Penna. B.S. Science EDYTHE EDWARDS Perkasie, Penna. A.B. Liberal Arts 27 PAUL GRUBB Elizabethtown, Penna. B.S. Business Administration GEORGE HEISEY Lebanon. Penna. B.S. Science CARL GEARY Harrisburg. Penna. A.B. Liberal Arts MARION GEARY Harrisburg. Penna. B.S. Elementary Education % ELWOOD GRIMM Elizabethtown, Penna. A.B. Liberal Arts Sm ' m 1955 And our pre-ministerial students, Don Fogel- sanger. Ken Franklin, Carl Geary, Henry Kreider, and Walt Schell had a taste of the real thing too, in preaching sermons in various churches and conducting religious affairs on campus. Fivp of our number completed requirements for degrees during the first semester. Marilyn Deppe, Mrs. Richmond Myers, George Kanoff, and Richard McGee have already acquired po- sitions in business or the teaching profession. Don Zook is in Northern Rhodesia, Africa, serving in a Brethren in Christ mission office. Several of our group completed two or three years of study to begin work in offices or to continue study in hospital laboratories. Carlot- ica Chegwin, Pat Hess, Peggy Hicks Shaffer, and Lois McMinn Kauffman after two years received certificates in secretarial science. Dor- othy Piper completed a two-year pre-nursing course and Arlene Reinhold Zeigler finished two years to continue hospi tal study as a labora- tory technician. Cynthia Grill, Joyce Lerew, and Ursula Neidhardt. as juniors, were certificated in medical technology. 28 Comprising half of the popular college men ' s quartet were Paul Rice and Paul Grubb. The foursome gained wide " notoriety " with their uproarious novelty numbers. Senior songsters in the A Cappella Choir were Nancy Hoffman, Paul Grubb. and Paul Rice. Baritone Paul Rice frequented the solo spotlight in various campus musical events and choir concerts. Playing a vital role in campus publications was Hazel Crankshaw. editor of the Conesto- gan. Senior yearbook staff members included Nancy Hoffman, Pat Kratz, and Don Zook, bus- iness manager. Lending journalistic talents to the Etownian staff were Nancy Hoffman, assist- ant editor, Pat Kratz and Marigrace Bucher, re- porters. We invaded the field of dramatics too. Jean Diehl, Edythe Edwards, Nancy Hoffman. Hazel Knappenberger. and Sam Williams were all ac- tive Sock and Buskin members or neophytes. NANCY HOFFMAN Reading, Penna. B.S. Elementary Education P " H 1 V rv B 1 HI , w » MARY JANE HOFFER Mt. Joy, Penna. B.S. Secondary Education HENRY HOERNER Elizabethtown, Penna. B.S. Elementan, ' Education WILLIAM HEISEY Lebanon, Penna. B.S. Science HENRY HITZ Elizabetlitown, Penna. B.S. Business . ' dministration 29 PATRICIA KRATZ Elverson. Penna. B.S. Elementary Education HARVEY JACOBS Cherokee, North Carolina B.S. Secondary Education GEORGE KANOFF Highspire, Penna. B.S. Science HAZEL KNAPPENBERGER West Leesport, Penna. B.S. Elementary Education HENRY KREIDER Mt. Joy, Penna. B.S. Science Seniors 1955 Science majors George and Bill Heisey, and Don Albright steered the affairs of Phi Beta Chi. while Christine Buccieri got a real taste of the workings of government in the Political Science Club. Conspicuous in campus athletics were Har- vey Jacobs, Jay Brubaker. Don Crumbling, George Achorn, Bill Beaston, George and Bill Heisey, and Don Zook on the basketball court, ball diamond, soccer field, or tennis court. Responsibility of seniors has been felt too in other areas. As assistants in laboratory ' , dormi- tory, or library. George and Bill Heisey. Nancy Hoffman, Edythe Edwards, and Pat Kratz have taken extra steps in this assumption of addition- al obligations. 30 RICHARD MAGEE Easton, Penna. A.B. Liberal Arts DONALD MARTIN Mt. Joy, Penna. B.S. Business Administration Others of us remained to continue the never- ending quest for knowledge. Our practical learning e.xperiences were supplemented by the mind-stretching of Philosophy and Ethics classes, in a consideration of the intangible and the abstract. Although a proportionately high number of our class are Dean ' s list frequenters, our pride does not lie exclusively in our scholars. Seniors smiled somewhat indulgently on May 7 when gracing the May Day platform as the ninth an- nual Queen of the May was Pat Kratz, while Nancy Hoffman was the chosen maid of honor. Hazel Crankshaw and Jean Diehl completed senior representation on the court. RICHARD McELRATH ' Elizabethtown, Penna. B.S. Business Administration JAMES MILLER Elizabethtown, Penna. B.S. Science NANCY MOVER Telford, Penna. B.S. Elementary Education 31 GRACE MUTZABAUGH Lancaster, Penna. A.B. Liberal Arts Semors J 955 ROBERT NEEB Columbia, Penna. A.B. Liberal Arts BURNS NIPPLE Royalton, Penna. B.S. Science And when it came to planning and arrang- ing social events, no one could surpass the stick- to-it-ive-ness of Edythe Edwards and George Achorn, Social Committee members. Four of our number — Don Albright, Ken Franklin, and Marion and Carl Geary — have found that two can live as cheaply as one. At least we hope so! And we seniors, also, boast the only set of twins on campus. Bill and George Heisey, both four-year men, will enter the medical profession as medical doctor and veterinarian. Other science majors planning careers as chemists or biologists are Don Albright, Robert Bielo. and Jim Miller. Sam Dock will enter the field of electronic engineering. RUTH OLDHAM Fishertown, Penna. B.S. Science PAUL RICE Zullinger, Penna. A.B. Liberal Arts 32 Edythe Edwards is planning a career as a so- cial worker, and Grace Mutzabaugh and Henry Kreider are prospective missionaries. Seven of us plan to invade the business world. Of those of us entering education, fifteen will teach in elementary schools, and ten in second- ary schools. As we leave Elizabethtown College, each of us to assume a niche in the complex picture of which we are a part, our desire is that we may continue to grow and mature in this art of liv- ing and learning, that as products of E. C. we may be bearers of light in an ever-darkening world, just as our Alma Mater is even now striking her roots deeper and trimming her lamps to burn brighter. IRVIN WILLIAMS Middletown, Penna. A.B. Liberal Arts PETER VASSIL Lancaster, Penna. B.S. Secondary Education WALTER SCHELL Harrisburg, Penna. A.B. Liberal Arts RAY THOMPSON Middletown. Penna. B.S. Elementary Education 33 m f JAMES YODER Mattawana. Penna. B.S. Elementary Education DONALD ZOOK Dillsburg, Penna. B.S. Business Administration SAMUEL WILLIAMS Clemson, South Carolina A.B. Liberal Arts JOYCE WITMYER Lancaster, Penna. B.S. Business Administration SENIORS NOT PICTURED ROBERT BIELO East Petersburg. Penna. B.S. Science ELSIE G. CARE Harrisburg, Penna. CLAIR FAWBER Harrisburg, Penna. B.S. Business Administration EUGENE MADEIRA Elizabethtown, Penna. A.B. Liberal Arts RUTH MYERS Lancaster, Penna. A.B. Liberal Arts JAY RUTHERFORD Elizabethtown, Penna. B.S. Business Administration DAVID B. SHAVER Buffalo, N. Y. LORRAINE STEHMAN SNOWDEN New Haven, Conn. RUTH MARTIN WEST Highspire, Penna. 34 Class of 1956 Robert Faus, vice president Ralph Mover, treasurer Jack Ferich, historian William Bechtel, president Carol Berry, secretary 35 -tc i ELTON ABEL Hellam, Penna. RUTH ALEXANDER Lancaster. Penna. CAROLE ALEXANDER Harrisburg, Penna. DONALD BARR Reedsville, Penna. Class of J 956 h T WAS REMARKABLE coincidence which bound together the hves of 106 youths of diverse backgrounds, interests, and personalties in their choice of Eliza- bethtown College and the Class of 1956. Abandoned long since is our freshman nostalgia and the gullible " high school sen- iors-grown up " enthusiasm which marked our first year on campus. ' Gone, too, are sophomore wisdom and frolic. That roguish desire to harass freshmen in initiation we could easily bequeath to the Class of 1957. Now we look upon the treatment of new- comers to campus with a mingled sense of concern and amusement. We are well represented in the student government organizations. Bruce Smith served as a senator, while William Bechtel. Mel Longenecker, Dick Stine, and Tyler Trimmer held four of the si, Committee on Men ' s Affairs positions. Bill served as presi- dent of the group and Mel served as secre- tary. The Committee on Women ' s Affairs looked to junior leadership, too. Carol Berry, president, Dorothy Stotz, secretary, Gwen Miller and Pat Minnich formed the nucleus of the committee which handled the women ' s program activities — Big and Lit- tle Sister project, dormitory vespers, teas. parties, and house elections. LUCY BAUGHER Aspers. Penna. WILLIAM BECHTEL East Berlin. Penna. EVELYN BELL Palmyra, Penna. CAROL BERRY Manheim, Penna. 36 Much athletic ability was concentrated in our class. Carol Berry was our contribu- tion to the hockey team; Jim Baugher. Ralph Moyer, Mel Longenecker. Dick Stine, Jack Ferich, Art Werner, and Charlie Derk saw action on the soccer field. We responded to the basketball season with pep and enthusiasm. Dick Stine made headlines as his scoring average ran high, and Mel Longenecker and Jack Ferich pro- duced teamwork which was necessary to accumulate the fine record of the 1954-55 Blue Jay season. Jessie Martin and Marie Kinney represented us on the Jay-gal ' s basketball team. Art Werner held a position on the newly organized wrestling team, and several of us stuck to rugged training pro- grams for spring athletics. BROOKE BUTTERWICK SellersviUe, Penna. JOHN BYERS Johnstown, Penna. WILLIAM CARMITCHELL CHARLES COBAUGH Lancaster, Penna. Elizabethtown, Penna. NANCY LOU BISHOP NANCY JANE BRUBAKER DAVID BUCHER Ephrata, Penna. Lititz, Penna. Myerstown, Penna. JOHN BUSH Lemoyne, Penna. 37 CHARLES DERK Chester. Penna. MARY DILLING Everett, Penna. JANET EARHART Elizabethtown, Penna. GERALD EBERSOLE Hummelstown, Penna. Class of 1956 Many of us are interested in religious activities on the campus and in our own churches. John Stoner was treasurer of the S. C. A. and most of us were members of this group. Eta Gamma Kappa, the min- isterial fellowship, counts a number of Juniors in its membership. Mary Dilling. Marilyn Longenecker, Evelyn Bell, and Ralph Moyer gave much of their time to providing music on deputation assignments. The Brethren Student Christian Association, which includes all the Brethren Colleges in the United States, was united under the leadership of Jay Gibble. Jay was responsible for the Fall convention held by the national group on our campus during Thanksgiving vacation. Jack Byers served the C.B.Y.F. as president during the year. JAY GIBBLE Bethel; Penna. PAUL HOFFMAN William: town. Penna. Carol Berry was always in demand for her artistic displays. The interesting library bulletin boards and the Conestogan art work are evidences of her talent. Jean Geyer kept the F.T.A. members informed of meetings and special programs with her attractive posters. EDWARD HOWRY Lancaster, Penna. BARBARA JOHNSON Woodbine, Penna. V, 38 ROBERT FAUS Manheim, Penna. JACK FERICH Willow Street, Penna. RICHARD FORNEY Lebanon. Penna. JEAN GEYER Middletown. Penna. eiassof1956 We had other talent, too. We were active in musi- cal groups. Evelyn Bell. Mary Dilling. Pat Minnich, Jay Gibble. Charles Cobaugh, Ralph Meyer, and Jack Byers were A Cappela Choir members. We sang in the Chapel Choir, quartets, community chorus, and ensembles and were also members of the band. SUN KYUNG KIM Seoul, Korea MARIE KINNEY High Bridge. N. J. Melodie Mem ' ries was the highlight of our class activities this year. Hard work, minute planning, and lengthy rehearsals gave us experience in this thing called show business. We struggled to get the right costumes, the proper lighting, and the best in pub- licity for our variety show. Friday evening. February 18, was our big night. Virtually every class member had part in the production in some form or another and we were pleased with the final results. Much credit goes to our planning committee — Dolly Longenecker, chairman. Ralph Moyer. Carol Berry, and Bill Bechtel. LORETTA KLINE Hanover, Penna. RUTH KLING Blairs Mills, Penna. T 39 SARAH KNEPPER Berlin, Penna. SYLVIA KUGLER Hungerford, Penna. HAROLD KREIDER Canipbelltown, Penna. JOSEPHINE LEPPO Hanover, Penna. Class of J 956 Junior thespians gave successful per- formances in Sock and Buskin productions during the year. Prexy Pat Minnich was aided by Doris Welsh, secretary, and Jack Byers, treasurer. Janet Trimmer, Lucy Baugher, Mary Dilling, Bob Fans, Jay Gib- ble, Loretta Kline, and Sylvia Kugler were active members. We were not short on journalistic talent, either. The Etownian was edited by Loretta Kline. Juniors assisting her in bringing the latest campus news to the student body were Owen Miller and Janet Varner. In February Owen interviewed Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt on a WGAL-TV Junior Press Conference. Immediately after the final curtain on Melodic Mem ' ries we began planning for the annual Junior-Senior Banquet. We en- tertained the Class of 1955 at the Harris- burg Civic Club on Friday evening. May 13. Rustling formals, fragrant corsages, the view of the Susquehanna from the garden, good food — all played a part in making our .send-off of the Seniors one always to be remembered. MARILYN LONGENECKER MELVIN LONGENECKER GWENDOLYN LOWE Lebanon, Pa. Progress, Penna. Lancaster, Penna. JACK MESSNER Rothsville, Penna. 40 GWENDOLYN MILLER Boiling Springs, Penna. PATRICIA MINNICH York, Penna. RALPH MOVER Telford, Penna. CHARLES ORBANK Conestoga, Penna. Marie Kinney was secretary to tlie Future Teach- ers of America organization. In April Dick Forney was a member of tlie Elizabethtown delegation to the State F.T.A. Convention at Juniata College. The German Club was headed by Robert Faus and Sylvia Kugler served as the club ' s secretary. We welcomed Ken Wittle, Rita Stoner, Carl Crum. Jesse Newcomer, and Glen Furman into our class at the beginning of the second semester. Ken returned to school after serving in the U.S. Army; Rita, Carl, Jesse, and Glen were transferees from other colleges. Charles Orbank was president of the Political Science Club and Bill Bechtel was chairman of the Elizabethtown delegation attending the ICG conven- ing in Harrisburg. In February, Charlie Orbank and Bill Carmitchell attended the International Relations Conference at Mt. Mercy College where they con- sidered " The United Nations in Its First Decade, an Appraisal. " ZOE PROCTOR New Hope. Penna. ( 5 7 f ' V HOPE REIDENBACH Elizabethtown, Penna. HARRY RISSER Palmyra, Penna. ALMA ROBERTSON Doylesburg, Penna. .41 BRUCE SMITH Harrisburg, Penna. JANET TRIMMER New Holland, Penna. RICHARD STINE Red Lion. Penna. TYLER TRIMMER Elizabethtown, Penna. JOHN STONER Lemoyne, Penna. JANET VARNER Dry Run. Penna. DOROTHY STOTZ Middletown, Penna, JOHN WEAVER Elizabethtown, Penna. eiass of 1956 Some of us held responsible positions during the year. Janet Varner. Owen Miller, and Dolly Longe- necker were heads of women ' s residences. Bill Bech- tel had similar duties in the men ' s dormitory. Library assistants included Brooke Butterwick, Sally Knep- per, and Carol Berry. Zoe Proctor and Don Barr served as assistants in the chemistry laboratories. Others received experience on ofT-campus jobs — clerks, secretaries, waitresses, and cashiers. Carol Berry and Janet Earhart represented us in the May Court. We all found ourselves busy on May 7 singing in the choir, playing with the orchestra, helping to produce the Sock and Buskin program, ushering, playing tennis or baseball. Campus elections put into office many Juniors who would soon be assuming senior responsibilities. William Bechtel was elected president of the Student Association and took office April J 5 along with sen- ators and representatives on the Committees of Men ' s and Women ' s Affairs. Carole Alexander. Carol Berry. Mary Dilling. and Gwen Lowe finished their college requirements and will enter hospitals to complete their fourth year before receiving a B.S. degree in medical technology. We are now ready to become seniors. The last three years have given us opportunity for leadership, responsibility, and management. These opportunities have served to mature us and to prepare us for our important senior year. 42 JUNIORS NOT PICTURED CARL CRUM PURCELL McKAMEY Hershey, Penna. Steelton, Penna, GLENN DIMELER JESSE NEWCOMER Harrisburg, Penna. Wrightsville, Penna. JAY EVANS SAMUEL OBERHOLTZER Lancaster, Penna. Camp Hill, Penna. GLEN FURMAN ROBERT SHERK Lancaster, Penna. Mt. Joy, Penna. ROBERT GILBAUGH RITA LOUISE STONER Coatesville, Penna. Marietta, Penna. DAVID HOOVER HARRY THOMAS Philadelphia, Penna. Harrisburg, Penna. JESSIE MARTIN KENNETH WITTLE Elizabethtown, Penna. Elizabethtown, Penna. DORIS WELCH HAROLD WENGER ARTHUR WERNER RUTH WITTER West Grove, Penna. Elizabethtown, Penna. Palmyra, Penna. Mercersburg, Penna. JOHN WOLF MARK YOUNDT JAMES ZARFOSS RITA ZUG Lancaster, Pa. Denver . Penna. Elizabethtown, Penna, Richland, Penna. 43 Student Director - Dollv T Stage Manager ongenecker -ector o. c.or;;g;;;;.; " ill r: ; ,, " ' -- " en ., the Student Senate FEB. 18. 1955 PRODUCED BY THE j 7:30 P. M. UNIOR CLASS 44 Class of 1957 James Baugher, vice president Glenn Bixler, treasurer Cassandra Fitzkee, secretary Robert Knappenberger, president 45 CHARLES ADAMS Manheim, Penna. THELMA ALBRIGHT Elizabethtown, Penna. DOROTHY ANDERSON Delta. Penna. DONALD BARLEY Lancaster, Penna. eiassof1957 r ' HE CLASS OF 1957 is one of those efferves- cent classes. Our sophomore year was one of exhila- ration, discovering that we are finally among the col- lege crowd with the " gruelling grind " of freshman days safely behind us. How we gloated as the fresh- men quivered and shook when we approached full of dignity with the latest initiation rules! How sweet was revenge when, contrary to all precedent, we won the annual lug-of-war with the unlucky freshman girls! Bedlam reigned that Saturday as one by one freshmen tasted the water of Lake Placida. But too soon the frivolity of Fall passed. We wel- comed the Class of 1958 into the college family and then settled down for a long winter of concentrated study. And study we did! The library was never lacking the presence of a sophomore. Elementary ' education majors were dabbling in water colors and making absurd little papier mache figurines. Science majors were peering into diminutive test tubes at even more diminutive precipitates and at the same time trying to manipulate a slide rule in a feverish rush to meet the deadline for a determination. Bus- iness students pored over pages of credits, deficits, withholding, and assessments, trying to discover where-in-the-world that $3.85 error came from. RODNEY BERKLEY Johnstown, Penna. GLENN BIXLER Hatboro, Penna. JAY BOOK Thompsontown, Penna MARCIA BOOP Yeagertown. Penna. jHflt 46 JANICE BRISBIN Yeagertown, Penna. RUTHANNE BUTTERBAUGH Elizabethtown. Penna. JOSEPH COOK Milford, Del. FRANCES COPE Manheim, Penna. CLARENCE COX Lancaster, Penna. JACK CURRIE Harrisburg, Penna. INNA DANILOFF Millville, N. J, LEAH DANKEL Rockaway, N. J. CARL DENLINGER Salunga, Penna. FERN DIEHL Hummelstown. Penna. HEDY DILLMAN Frackville, Penna. SHIRLEY EBY Mt. Joy, Penna. 47 FRANKLIN EICHLER Florin. Penna. IRVIN ENGLE Elizabethtown. Penna RALPH ESHELMAN Elizabethtown. Penna. Class of 1957 We contributed Joanne Evans. Nancy GrofF. and Eiva Jean Lehman to the cheerleader squad. The new pep band was initiated and supported mainly by sophs. Pete Thompson, Marie Hoover, Carl Spease, Don Willoughby. and Charles Weaver were the nucleus of the band. The spring sports did not suffer from an absence of sophomore enthusiasm as under warm spring sunshine our fellows trained to bring to our Alma Mater the very best baseball and tennis teams. On the fine arts side of extra-curricular activities, we filled out the ranks of many clubs. Eta Gamma Kappa showed a large percentage of sophomore membership as did the L. S. A. The Political Science Club sent delegations including several of our class members to the L C. G. Conference. Sophomores are to be found in music, too. We are noted for vocal capacity, not only in the cheering section at home games but also in a more melodious manner as we blended our voices in the college choirs and quartets. Soloists Gloria Keller. Ruthanne But- terbaugh, and Gloria Gladfelter contributed to stu- dent worship services. The music department relied upon a sophomore indispensable as both vocalist and accompanist. Don Golden is an accomplished pianist and organist. He even found time to fill in as organist at Grace Lutheran Church, Lancaster. JOANNE EVANS Lancaster. Pa LAYTON FIRENG Wayne, Penna. r CHARMAINE GENTZLER York. Penna. FRANCIS HECK Erial, N. J. JOHN FISHER Greencastle, Penna. 48 GLORIA GLADFELTER New Cumberland, Penna. SHIRLEY HELLER Gardners, Penna DONALD GOLDEN York Springs, Penna. MAX HERSHBERGER New Enterprise, Penna ROBERT GOUDIE Downingtown, Penna GLADYS HIXSON Elizabethtown, Penna. NANCY GROFF Marietta, Penna. WILLIAM HODGDON Ocean City, N. J. CASSANDRA FITZKEE Lancaster, Penna. GARY FLEMING Landisvllle, Penna. SHIRLEY GARRETT Lewistown, Penna. GLADYS GEISELMAN Jacobus. Penna. ■t 49 Class • 1957 ROBERT HOFFMAN Reading, Penna. ROBERT KNAPPENBERGER West Leesport, Penna. MARIE HOOVER Elizabethtown, Penna. FRANK LECH Elizabethtown. Penna. MARY LOUISE JACKSON Middletown, Penna. ELVA JEAN LEHMAN Lawn, Penna. And, of course, we naturally undertook a big schedule of activities. Our officers. Bob Knappenber- ger, Glenn Blxler, Sandy Fitzkee. and Jim Baugher — president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer — noticed our restlessness. Soon class meetings were held and we were well on our way to planning a Christmas party. It was a sparkling, well-received climax to the campus Christmas festivities, lacking only in the " white stuff " on the ground outside to make it complete. CAROL MOOSE Elizabethtown, Penna. EDWIN MULLER Paterson, N. J. GEORGE PAUL New Bloomfield. Penna 50 } LEAH KANN CarKsIe, Penna. M. JOAN LeVAN Wellsboro, Penna. PETER KANOFF Highspire, Penna. GERALD LUDWICK Perkasie, Penna. ' C K mp i 1 B B im GLORIA KELLER Wernersville, Penna. JAY LUTZ McKeesport, Penna. DORIS KIPP Newport, Penna. JEAN MAYBE Manheim, Penna. Christmas was even more important to Lois Mumma and Harold Wenger who were married on Christmas Eve. In fact, Cupid was so busy that a certain young man promptly proposed to the maid- of-honor and Fern Diehl and Lloyd Swope were of- ficially engaged. To make the holiday season even more romantic, Shirley Eby became engaged as did Rodney Berkley. Vive I ' amour! The Class of 1957 was well represented on all sports teams. On the distaff side, the Jay Gals on the hockey field were dependent on sophomore con- tributors Joanne Evans, Sandy Fitzkee, Leah Dan- kel, Verna Weaver, and Shirley Prange. Joanne Evans, Sandy Fitzkee, Gladys Shirk, Audrey Sprenkle, Wanda Sprow, Verna Weaver, and Hazel Yoder saw action on the basketball court. John Fisher, William Stoneback, Kenneth Miller, and Jack Currie got their shins bruised on the soccer field and Kenneth Miller, Gary Fleming, and Al- berto Zayas pinned and were pinned on the wrestling mats. Robert Blessing, Robert Goudie, Lou Lauria, Sal Paone, Pat Rafter, Bob Wert, and Charlie Adams were our basketball support. To relieve the tensions of mid-year exams, we planned a splash party early in the New Year. An added attraction to the ordinary swimming party was a solo-in-aquatics performed by Miss June Ul- mer, physical education instructor. " Exams, exams, darken not my door again " we cried with relief as the second semester began. There- by also began a mad rush to crowd the rest of the year before June. So many activities demanding our participation were popping up to add to the confus- ion of term papers and projects. Our May Day at- tendants, Doris Kipp and Audrey Sprenkle were chosen to attend Queen Patricia Kratz. Student elec- tions found us campaigning with professional vigor with the expected results. 51 Class of 1957 All the while, some of us found campus jobs to help ourselves finan- cially. Gloria Keller and Audrey Sprenkle served as assistants in their dormitories. Nancy Swanson and Bob Hoffman combined business with pleasure as laboratory assistants in their major fields, chemistry and biology respectively. Others manned the library desk, served in the din- ing hall, or did routine campus jobs. This was the last year for the two-year students in our class. Shirley Eby received her certificate in medical technology. The medical secre- taries finishing their curriculum include Frances Cope. Gladys Shirk, Dorothy Anderson, Fern Diehl, and Doris Kipp. Recipients of the sec- retarial certificates were Gladys Hixon, Janice Brisbin, Leah Dankel, Shirley Garrett, Gloria Gladfelter, Nancy Groff, and Carol Moose. Joan LeVan. Cassandra Fitzkee, and Joanne Evans will enter schools of nursing next fall. Now we are looking forward to becoming upper-classmen and plan to carry over our enthusiasm and pep into our remaining two years at E. C. ALBERT ROGERS Norristown, Penna. GLADYS SHIRK Quarryville, Penna. AUDREY SPRENKLE North East, Md. SHIRLEY PRANGE Christiana, Penna. J. LORELL PRICE Vernfield, Penna, JOYCE ROUDABUSH Johnstown, Penna. 52 WANDA SPROW Penbrook, Penna, CARL SPEASE Penbrook. Penna. WILLIAM STONEBACK Hatfield. Penna. NANCY SW ANSON Mt. Joy, Penna. LLOYD SWOPE Union Deposit, Penna. J. BARBARA THEEL Glassboro, N. J. MARY THOME Mt. Joy, Penna. PETER THOMPSON Quarry il!e, Penna. DELORIS TURNER Grasonville, Md. CHARLES WEAVER Manheim, Penna. VERNA WEAVER Lititz, Penna. HAZEL WELLS Palmyra, Penna. 53 iir LOIS MUMMA WENGER DONALD WILLOUGHBY Elizabethtown, Penna. Harrisburg, Penna PAULINE WOLFE Myerstown. Penna. HAZEL YODER Mattawana. Penna. ESTHER WINTERS Lancaster, Penna. THEODORE YOHE York, Penna. DONALD WITTERS Ephrata, Penna. ALBERTO ZAYAS Castaner, P. R. MARY LOU ARMSTRONG Bridgewater, Va. JAMES BAUGHER Slatington, Penna. MATTHEW BELICIC Enhaut, Penna. ROBERT BLESSING Harrisburg, Penna. JAMES BORTZFIELD Lancaster. Penna. HENRY BRILLINGER Harrisburg, Penna. JOHN HERIGAN Steelton, Penna. H. GORDON HERSHEY Elizabethtown. Penna. PAUL HETRICK Elizabethtown, Penna. MICHAEL IVANOFF Harrisburg, Penna. KENNETH MILLER Lebanon, Penna. SALVATORE PAONE Philadelphia, Penna. JOHN PICKING Marion, Penna. LaVERNE RICKS Washington, D. C. MARTIN RAFTER Philadelphia, Penna. MARLIN REED Gratz. Penna. ERNEST ROJOHN York, Penna. JAY ROYER Elizabethtown, Penna. JONATHAN SMITH Elizabethtown, Penna. MENDEL SOHN Middletown, Penna. DONALD STARR Elizabethtown, Penna. CLYDE TARBUTTON Wilmington, Del JAMES WEAVER Lancaster, Penna. ROBERT WERT Catasauqua, Penna. JAMES YEINGST Lebanon, Penna. 54 Class of 195$ Audrey Kilhefner, secretary Esther Hershman, treasurer James Chase, president James Schell, vice president 55 Top: Barbara Noecker, Lenora Shenk. Treva Landis, Gail Deimler. and Evelyn Preston stop by the Alpha Hall phone. Center: Meeting at a popular campus spot, the mailbox, are John Smith. Philip Spaseff, Wilbur Smith, Clair Wolfe, and James Schell. Bottom: Utilizing the magazine corner in the library occu- pies the leisure time of Charles Smith, Dorothy Mudrinich, Valerie Pressel. William Leftwich, Paul Shellev. and James Daughtry. Class of J 95 8 JSi ' UBBLING WITH EAGERNESS and ex- pectation, yet hesitating to go forward, we stopped at the big iron gate of EUzabethtown College. Before us lay the opportunity for which we had waited. Some of us were " fresh out " of the glitter and glamor days of high school where we were all kings and queens and were entering a new life — one as meek and humble freshmen. As we peered beyond the gate, we saw lying before us and forming a most favorable im- pression, the lovely campus with its rolling hills, velvety green lawns, stately trees, lowly dog- woods already beginning to show signs of au- tumn scarlet, and a peaceful lake surrounded by fragrant pines. Even the quiet, dignified build- ings seemed to say " Welcome. " The Class of ' 58 enrolled as the second largest in the history of the college with one hundred and sixty-five students of whom sixty-one are commuters. Administration and faculty were introduced to the new students at a tea under the Elm on Sunday, September 12. Soon the fun was for- gotten as the next day everyone settled down to the task of taking examinations which would determine general achievement in English, So- cial Studies, mathematics, and science. Deans Greene and Hackman played the per- fect hosts at the Deans " Party. Then, following another day of tests, came square dancing and movies. Forms, forms, and more forms! That was registration day as advisers sat down to as- sist perplexed students arrange their schedules. A hike and vesper service concluded that day ' s activities. 56 The formal faculty reception followed a tour of the extensive Masonic Homes grounds with their Gothic-Georgian buildings, formal gar- dens, and orchards. Other highlights of Fresh- man Week were the Elizabethtown Kiwanis Farm Fair and the football game between the Bears of Elizabethtown High School and the Manheim Township Blue Streaks on the high school field. Saturday we enjoyed a picnic at Mount Pisgah, newest State Park, and in the evening listened to the carillon of Arthur Lynds Bigelow. Sunday we were in the pews of many Elizabethtown churches. During Silly Day. freshmen donned not only their " dainty dinks ' " and " petite?? placards " but also added to their wardrobes pants and shirts worn inside out and backward with long ties in the front and bow-ties in the back. Girls wore skirts and blouses inside out and parted their hair in the middle. So far as make-up was con- cerned, tables were turned. Boys wore lipstick accompanied by atrocious looking, long, dang- ling earrings, while the girls wore no make-up or jewelry. OfT, too, went beloved and hallowed class rings. From the neck up, Wilbur Smith and Jim Schell could have made " dah-ling " addi- tions to the female set, while Larry Seiders and Ken Stem learned to respect the lip-stick laws. Lloyd Shim ' s candid remark on the whole af- fair; " Oh, I theenk eet ees so funnee! " The " Freshman Follies " provided an outlet for our, as of yet, undeveloped talent. Featured were John Hollinger ' s skit on " The Ball That Casey Hit, " with Jim Chase as Casey, Doc Blackwell as the umpire and " Dr. Rudolph ' s Ex- periment, " starring Jerry Rudolph. Daisette Gebhart and friends presented, with the aid of several sheets, a version of a date in a jalopy. Solo numbers included Alan Barrick. Ken By- erly, and Gary Kim. A duet with Dick Dennis and Elsa Hoener and " The Freshman Theme Song " written by Evelyn Preston and sung by a group of girls were additional program num- bers. Top: George Gerlach, Barbara Eckerl, and Richard Falk look on as Nancy Bosserman and Edvthe Cloak practice their typing skills. Cenrer: Ruth Ann Yeager accompanies music enthusiasts Ruby Kipp, Warren Bates. Shirley Hoffman, Frank Kueh- ner. and Nancy Weibly as they enjoy a song fest around the All-College Players ' piano in the Alpha Hall living room. Bottom: Scientific minded George Rickert. Larrv Seiders, Terry Evans, Richard Costik. Richard Keller. .Alan Barrick, and Jay Watson do a bit of experimenting in the chemistry laboratory. 57 Left: Patricia Leister, Nancy Peterman, Alice Rafftesaeth, Elaine Holsinger, and Jane Eberly — all initial residents of newly established West Hall dormitory for women. Below: Out-of-state students Lois Tintle, Elsa Hoener. Le- Roy Blackwell, and Gerald Rudolph meet on the campus to discuss life as a freshman at a small Pennsylvania liberal arts college. John Burkhart. Dorothy Downs, Bonnie Gibble, Andrew Knapp. and Nancy Burke meet in the laboratory to begin work on their first lab assignment of their first semester in college. Everyone was ably trained by Professor Fisher in singing the revered strains of " We hail thee. Alma Mater dear. " The tug-of-war. Convocatio n weekend, proved a highly successful venture as the fresh- man boys succeeded in dunking the sophs twice out of three tries. However, the girls were not so fortunate, and they kept wearing those " ac- cursed " dinks until the Thanksgiving vacation. The Sock and Buskin Club decided to at- tempt to bring out the thespian in us and we successfully presented three one-act plays, star- ring an all-freshman cast. Paul Shelley ' s " beasted " combination of cockney and Oxford English was combined with Kitty Swigart ' s Scot- tish " begorra " in Sir James M. Barrie ' s " The Old Lady Shows Her Medals. " while Bim Mow- rer and Ruth Anne Yeager added romance to " Write Me a Love Scene. " The other play, " Trees of His Father, " featured Jim Loudy and Daisette Gebhart in leading roles. Other dra- matists included: Barbara Eckert, Ruth Ann Longenecker, Donna Lou Nell, Barbara Noecker, Nancy Weibly, Ed Ankeny, Wilbur Smith, and Bob Swope. Contributing much to the successful season of the basketball Blue Jays were Jim Sarbaugh and Jim Chase on the varsity and Alan Bar- rick, Carlin Brightbill. Gene Bucher. Sid Jones, Curt Reiber. Bruce Wohnsiedler, and Wilbert King on the junior varsity squad. To the wrest- ling squad of Coach Byerly, the class donated John HoUinger, Don Witman, Frankie Kueh- ner, George Gerlach, and Larry Seiders. Gene Bucher and George Gerlach added zest to the soccer team. 58 Riglii: Time out for a snack! Judith Kandle, Doris Melhorn. Shirley McCIoskey. and Linda Mumma relax in the college store between classes. Below: Classmates in high school — classmates in college. Ruth Horning, Ross Eshleman, Jay Greider, Milton Mowrer, and Yvonne Brubaker continue friendships made at Donegal High. The pause that refreshes! Kenneth Martin, Lyle Simmons. Louise Reed, Patricia Shope, and Betty Landes meet at the outside fountain on a warm September afternoon. Class of 1958 The girls, too, found places in varsity and junior varsity sports. Linda Mumma. Barbara Eckert, Ruth Anne Longenecker, Yvonne Bru- baker, Deloris Bolze, Ruth Anne Yeager, Nancy Enders, and Daisette Gebhart were Frosh ad- ditions to the hockey squad. We contributed Ruth Ann Longenecker. Kitty Swigart. Deloris Bolze. Audrey Kuder, Barbara Eckert. Linda Mumma, Mary Ann Gettel, Pat Shope, Peg Mills, Barbara Noecker, Rachel Keller, Alice Kretzing, Nancy Marsteller and Betty Landes to the varsity and junior varsity basketball teams. We did our share to cheer the men ' s team on through the season. Lenora Shenk and Audrey Kuder were varsity cheerleaders and Judy Kandle, Lois Tintle, Joan Birdsall, and Betty Landes were out leading the group of junior varsity fans. We developed school spirit and pep through- out the class. Those of us who were not mem- bers of the teams used our cars as " buses " to transport schoolmates to the away games. Ar- tistically inclined Jim Loudy, Barbara Eckert, Joan Brady, and Donna Lou Nell helped create more school spirit by placing banners and streamers of blue and gray at strategic points over the campus and in the gymnasium. Music, a great asset to the school, enjoys the contributions of Gail Deimler. Shirley Kocheu- darfer, Esther Hershman. Elsa Hoener. Bever- ly Morris, Shirley Hoffman. Elaine Holsinger, Rosalie Longenecker, Eileen Brouse, Dick Em- enheiser, Jim Schell, Warren Bates, Wilbur Smith, and Ross Eshelman. Ken Byerly and Alan Barrick are masters of the piano and trumpet, respectively. 59 East meets West. Wok Kim and Lloyd Shim discuss their homeland, Korea, with Paul Hagenberger and Barry Mohler. Esther Hershman, Patricia Shelly. Joyce Hoover. Joyce Mil- ler, and Audrey Kilhefner decide what " project " to take on ne.xt in order to keep the spirits high in the day student room. eiassof1958 Louise Reed and Jim Loudy were much in demand throughout the year as artists. Sock and Buskin scenery and signs and announce- ments over the campus bore their signatures. We were a group of workers. Some of us worked on the campus as waitresses or as members of the office staff. We were off campus workers as well. Some worked in town while others of our number went home weekends to continue em.ployment there. We represent fourteen different denomina- tions and are active in religious activities on the campus. Ed Ankeny, Paul Hagenberger, Ken Martin. Jerry Rudolph, Jim Schell. and Wilbur Smith are pre-theological students. Our varied interests reflect in our curricu- lum choices. Forty-one of us are enrolled in business administration: seven in secretarial science, and three in secretarial courses. Thir- teen of our girls will become medical secre- taries while nine will become medical technolo- gists. We are well represented in the field of education; twenty-eight of us are enrolled in the elementary education curriculum and twelve are studying for a degree in secondary education. Forty of us are taking work in the Liberal .Arts field. Forestry claims three of us. while nursing has five, and the pre-dental and engineering courses each have one. The Freshman Class includes two Korean students. Lloyd Shim and Gary Kim. States rep- resented are: Pennsylvania. New Jersey, Mary- land, New York. Florida, and the District of Columbia. A typical gab session in Fairview Hall — Lorraine Kershner, Phyllis Longenecker. Nancy Marsteller. Joan Birdsall, and Eunice Forrest enjoy late hours together. eterans Remo lonni, James Engle. and Lester Stitt came to E. C. this year to begin their college studies after serving in the Armed Forces. 60 I J Socializing in the men ' s dormitory are James Witman. Rich- ard Dennis, Bruce Wohnsiedler. Carlin Brightbill. Donald Witman, and Robert Wetzel. Ronald Bair, Audrey Kuder, Charles Kekich. Wilbert King, and Shirley Kochendarfer pose for the Conestogan camera in typical freshman attire. Class of 195$ Coming from many high schools — large and small — we were participants in activities which will help us do our share in promoting high standards in scholarship and extra curricular work here at E. C. Many of us were valedic- torians and salutatorians of our classes and members of honor societies. We have several year-book editors among us plus some jour- nalists. Nancy Marsteller was chosen Pennsyl- vania Peach Queen during the summer of 1954. Richard Dennis was made a Future Farmer. Audrey Kilhefner and Esther Hersh- man attended State Forensic Meets. We served as high school class officers. Jim Chase has con- tinued his work as high school class president by becoming the first president of the Class of 1958. Others chosen to lead the Class of 1958 were: James Schell, vice president; Audrey Kil- hefner, secretary; and Esther Hershman. treas- urer. Returning from military service are seventeen veterans: Robert Balthaser, Charles Barto, Guy Brosius, John Burkhart, Jere Cooper, Amps Cunningham. Richard Emenheiser. Richard Falk, William Gogar. Richard Keller. William Leftwich, James Loudy. William Napp. James Sarbaugh, Charles Stitt. John Way, and Donald Witman. We, the Class of 1958. shall never forget this freshman year with the memories of con- tinued meetings with high school friends, of newly acquired friends, of new classes and in- structors, extra curricular actvities — all a new way of life at Elizabethtown College. Gerald Berrier. Robert Balthaser, William Moran, Edith SheUenberger. and Shirley Smith stop for a " quiet " discus- sion in the librar, e tibule Joan Brady. .Amos Cunningham. Jere Cooper. Deloris Bolze. Eileen Brouse. and Edward Holtzinger all share a common interest — the hu ' iiness world. 61 FRESHMEN NOT PICTURED CHARLES BARTO Elizabethtown, Penna. JAMES BRAYMAN Columbia, Penna. ANNETTE M. BROWN Highspire, Penna. RICHARD EMENHEISER Elizabethtown, Penna. C. LAWRENCE FARVER Elizabethtown, Penna. MACK FISHER Greenville, Miss. DAISETTE GEBHART Dallas, Penna. ROBERT HESSER Mattawana, Penna. A friendly conference near Lake Placida is held between Mar- guerite Hershey, Kathryn Swigart, and Jacqueline Harris. Out for the evening. West Hall girls Lois Hershberger, Gladys McConnell, Miriam Keeny. Margaret Mills, and Rosahne Longenecker state their destinations and place their signa- tures in the Dean ' s book. Lower left: Education majors Gene Bucher, Virginia Grimm, Mary Ann Gettel. Nancy Enders, and Kenneth Byerly meet to be photographed beneath the F. T. A. bulletin board Loner right: The latest news — Millard Norford. William Napp, Malcolm Hershey, Jess Dietrick. and James Sarbaugh pause for a moment by the outside bulletin board. 62 SIDNEY JONES Woodstown, N. J. RACHEL KELLER Lebanon, Penna. ROMAINE A. KRETZING Loysville, Penna. JAMES LOUDY Miffinburg, Penna. FARRELL LYNCH Bridgeton, N. J. SAMUEL NACE Glen Rock. Penna. JAMES PANNEBAKER Middletown, Penna. CURTIS REIBER Woodstown, N. J. ELWOOD RICE Mt. Joy, Penna. PHILIP SEESE Souderton, Penna. JOHN SHENK Manheim, Penna. BRUCE SLABAUGH York, Penna. JOHN SMITH Elizabethtown, Penna. STANLEY SMITH Lebanon, Penna. JAY STEINRUCK Elizabethtown, Penna. FREDERIC WEAVER Windber, Penna. Top: Sandra Hart, Anthony Goldman, and William Gogar stop by the college store to purchase books and supplies — a semi-annual ritual. Center: 9:30 a.m. — plenty to talk about before 10 o ' clock classes for Robert Trinkle, Kenneth Stem, Robert Swope, Calvin Williams, and John Way. Congregating in .Alpha Hall following dinner are John Hol- linger, Ruth Ann Longenecker, William Snader, Donald Price, Beverly Morris. John Ranck, and Donna Lou Nell. 63 James Chase and Marlin Martin take time out to watch soccer practice. SPECIAL STUDENTS JOHN BONITZ Progress, Penna. PHILLIP BORREGINI Camden, N. J. ROY CRAWFORD Middletown, Penna. DONALD EMIG Harrisburg, Penna. PAUL KRAYBILL Intercourse, Penna. BARRY LAVINE Trenton, N. J. ERDIS MUMMERT Elizabethtown, Penna. HELEN MUSSER Elizabethtown, Penna. CHARLES ROTH York, Penna. ANNA SHAFFNER Elizabethtown, Penna. Above: Eldon Morehouse and Edwin Ankeny stop to check assignments before going to class. Elizabeth Lefever, Marjorie Bertsch, and Guy Brosius relax in the recreation room after a day of classes. 64 y ACTIVITIES Right: Who will it be? Leader or Wood? Mock election time on E-town Campus as Edythe Edwards checks off names in the " voting booth " in the store and Nancy Swanson, Mary Louise Jackson, Jim Zarfoss, and Christine Buccieri look on. Below: In goes a shovelful of earth as Jack Byers helps to plant the cherry tree given to the college by International Christian University in Japan. Standing left to right are: Jim Miller. Donald Fogelsanger, Jay wood Brubaker, President A. C. Baugher. Mr. Wilbur Weaver, Mr. Harry Heisey, and Mr. P. H. Hertzog. Left: Pull — Pull and the freshman boys do pull with every ounce of energy in the annual tug- of-war at the lake. 66 Jfie best athletes of the S. • Hli ' ' ' ' body electa ,1, ! enior Class ar» cj , ™« - . ...... ' Jl -- " »«. ... „.„, ,„, year the student Patricia Kratz. chairman of the Campus Chest Committee, checks results of the recent campaign with her committee — Marilyn Longenecker, Louise Reed and Robert Knappenberger. 67 The Queen of the May with her court. Left to right: Patricia Kratz, Janice Lehman, Dorothy Shearer, Carol Berry, Delores Landis, maid of honor, Salhe Mae Johnson, Queen, Janice Brisbin, Lucy Baugher, Audrey Sprenkle, and Carole Alexander. Flower girls are Joellen Herr and Geraldine Hoover. May ' Day 1954 4 - J Scene from the student dramatization of the May Day cantata. ?ALLIE MAE JOHNSON reigned as the eighth Queen of May at the annual May Day ceremonies held May 8, 1954. Following the coronation the A Cappella Choir presented the cantata, " Old Plantation Days, " while students pantomimed the musical story. The afternoon ' s activities included a base- ball game with Lebanon Valley, a Sock Buskin presentation, and a student organ re- cital. The day ' s program concluded with a Light Opera Festival presented by Jean Carlton, so- prano, and Norman Farrow, baritone. 68 Zhe J 95 5 May Court In March the May Court posed before the Alpha Uving room fireplace for their first group picture. Seated: Hazel Crankshaw, senior; Patricia Kratz. queen; Nancy Hoffman, maid of honor. Second row: Jean Diehl, senior; Carol Berry, junior; Elaine Holsinger. freshman; Janet Earhart, junior; Edith Shellenberger. freshman. Siandina: Doris Kipp and Audrey Sprenkle, sophomores. N A RHAPSODY of soft pastels, against a back- ground of white dogwood, the ninth May Queen was crowned in the picturesque dell on West Campus. Accompanying the queen and her court in the stately processional were John Espenshade. bearing the crown, and flower girls Carol Ann Green and Pamela Herr. Innovations this year were a group of Swedish folk dances and a tumbling act, under the direction of Miss June Ulmer. " Lincoln Lyrics, " a choral suite composed of the poems of Edwin Markham set to music by George Frederick Millay, was presented by the A Cappella Choir, Professor Nevin W. Fisher conducting. The coronation presentation featured interpretative danc- ing and the dramatization of the life of Lincoln. Planned especially for visiting children, the fairy tale, " Goldilocks and the Three Bears, " was drama- tized by Sock and Buskin. Organ students appeared in a recital scheduled for the hour preceding the evening program. Focusing the spotlight on local talent, the Faculty Music Department, in cooperation with advanced music students, presented a program of vocal and instrumental music for the evening entertainment. 69 President A. C. Baugher congratulates Dr. I. ' a ne Keller after conferring the honorar)- degree of Doctor of Commercial Science upon him. Dr. R. W. Schlosser adjusts the hood. CommeHcement 1954 Dr. I. Wayne Keller, Dr. Theodore Distler, Commencement speaker, and Dr. U. A. Whitaker pose with President Baugher after receiving honorar ' degrees. 70 NEVIN H. ZUCK Doctor of Divinity RALPH W. SOCKMAN Doctor of Humane Letters Commencement Speaker QraduatioH 1955 CHARLES F. JENKINS Doctor of Divinity 71 Student assistants during convocation weekend: Gwen Miller, Janet Varner, Gloria Keller, hospi- tality. Sally Knepper, library hostess; Nancy Hofifman, reception. The French horn section of the U.S. Navy Band in an April 18 concert, the last of the Community Program Series. 72 ORGANIZATIONS — rf The 1954-55 Student Senate included; Nancy Hoffman, treasurer; Jaywood Brubaker, president; Patricia Kratz, secretary; and these members; Robert Knappenberger, George Achorn, Donald Fogelsanger, James Miller, and Bruce Smith. Members not pictured were Donald Albright, vice president, and Henry Hoerner. Student government Government of the people, by the people, and for the people " . . . Rooted in this guiding democratic prin- ciple are the three student-elected governing bodies on campus. The Student Senate functions to serve the student body as the general over-all governing agency of the campus. Among the duties of the Senate are: to work in cooperation with faculty, administration, and students for the general welfare of the student body, to provide social activities for the students, and to conduct all campus elections. The Committee on Women ' s Affairs deals with the more specific problems of the women students — in dormi- tory, on campus, and in social events. The Committee on Men ' s Affairs serves in a like capacity for the men stu- dents and acts as the majority voice in helping solve their problems. Together these three government agen- cies are the voice of the students in campus and college life. Joanne Evans. Hazel Crankshaw, Carol Berry, president, Patricia Minnich, Gwen Miller, and Dorothy Stotz, secretary, comprised the Committee on Women ' s Affairs. Meeting for a session of the Committee on Men ' s Affairs are William Stoneback, William Bechtel, president, Richard Stine, and Melvin Longenecker, secretary. Absent members were Paul Grubb and Tyler Trimmer. Wi III S f. I 1 ft H i 1 iV 1 is 1 UF ) wr: Vn. 1 1 r |nI 7 7 ' .i ' « ' - ' fl 6 % If t 1 -J« 9 zr , " •»•-.; - " ' 1 H.i « • - 74 f 441 MtMties £ Activities E awards went to Christine Buccieri. political science; Nancy HotTman. Loretta Klin and Hazel Crankshaw. publications. Standing: William Bechtel. political science; Donald Fogelsangi and Kenneth Franklin, religious activities. Zc O STUDENTS DISTINGUISHED by exacting participation in the extra-mural program of the col- lege, the Activities E is presented as a symbol of achievement, loyalty, and service. This system was originated two years ago to pro- vide recognition for students outstanding in repre- senting the college beyond the sphere of campus- activity. The Faculty Committee on Awards confers the Activities E in the areas of music, political science, publications, and religious activities. The key is awarded to any student who acquires two certificates in any one field. To be eligible for a certificate in music, two years of satisfactory membership in the A Cappella Choir are necessary. Service in the college men ' s and wom- en ' s quartets also amass credit for certification. Political science awards are given for participation in the annual Intercollegiate Conferences on Gov- ernment, in International Relations Club confer- ences and adequate preparations for these meetings. In the area of publications, a certificate of recog- nition will be given to a student serving for a year on the Etownian staff as assistant editor, sports edi- tor, or news editor. One year of work on the Cones- togan commensurate to the above is the requirement of the contributor for a certificate. Editors are awarded the Activities E for one year of service. Religious activities awards are presented to stu- dents conducting deputations to churches. Credit is given to persons performing the duties of worship assistant, minister, choral director, or musician. Serving as president of the Student Christian Associ- ation or Eta Gamma Kappa or contributing signifi- cant leadership over a two-year period also merits a certificate. Winners of the .Activities E in music are Donald Golden, at the piano; Marilyn Longenecker, Ralph Moyer. Ruthanne Butterbaugh. Mary Dilling, Pete Thompson. Paul Grubb. and Nancy Hoffman. Zhe StowHian A SURVEY OF THE Activities calendar for news items, those three-by-five assign- ment cards that can bring such headaches to reporters, appointments to interview profs and students, a rush to get copy in by that all important deadline, the thrill of seeing the finished paper — all go into the making of a college newspaper. Here those with a drop of printer ' s ink in their blood can find a use for their talents and journalism tyros learn the hard way — by actual experience in writing. The reporter holds a responsible posi- tion. He is not announcing events to just 400 students; he is not only sharing expe- riences with other colleges but he is also heralding and recording events for pos- terity. Each month — September to May — The Etownian is sent into the homes of 3000 alumni living in forty-four states and on five continents. The newspaper itself covers coming events, current problems, critical reviews, and sports. It is with pride that we try to uphold the high standards of journalism set previously. Top: The Etownian editorial staff — Carl Den- linger, sports editor; Gwen Miller, news editor; Loretta Kline, editor; Nancy Hoflfman, assistant editor. Center: The Etownian business staff includes Lor- rell Price, circulation manager, and Ralph Eshel- nian, business manager. Below: Etownian reporters inspect their latest edi- tion. Sealed: Paul Shelley. Janet Varner. Pat Kratz, Jack Currie. Siandint;: Jessie Martin. John Way, Leah Kann. 76 Conestogan uMBLED PAPERS and disorganized copy, page-proofing and pasting, the final edition of another college annual — these mark the steps in the evolution of the Con- estogan. From September to April the Stu- dent Activities Oflice becomes the editorial center as the book comes to life for another year. It is a rapid pace — one of photog- raphy schedules, advertising campaigns, writing, designing, and dreaded deadlines. The Conestogan, a publication of the Student Association, is financed by the ac- tivity fee and by the advertising campaign which is held first semester. Campus elec- tions decide who shall serve as editor and business manager. Student volunteers help where needed and the reward for all is the " oohs " and " ahs " which are heard on dis- tribution day. Top: Art editor Carol Berry, Editor Hazel Crank- shaw, and Business Manager Donald Zook pre- pare lay-out plans for the Conestogan. Center: Reporters Christine Buccieri, Nancy Hoff- man, Cassandra Fitzkee, Pat Kratz, and Gwen Miller check accuracy of copy. Below right: Ad-sellers Jack Bush, Art Werner, Fran Heck, and Ruth Alexander discuss progress of the advertising campaign. Below left: Jean Diehl adds artistic touches to lay- out pages as typist Lee Dankle proofreads copy. Ruthanne Butterbaugh and Nancy Moyer, also lay-out assistants, were absent when the picture was taken. » 1 W ' T J ' i -«S; ffifcH t mr m P fjK-- 1 Ml b£ 1 N 77 The women ' s section of the A Cappella Choir poses formally before an appearance at a Convocation session. Firs! row, lejt to right: Gail Deimler, Ruthanne Butterbaugh, Esther Hershman, Shirley HofTman, Elsa Hoener and Gloria Keller; second row: Rosaline Longenecker, Elaine Holsinger, Shirley Kochen- darfer, Patricia Minnich. and Deloris Turner; third row: Eileen Brouse, Gladys Geiselman, Nancy Hoff- man. Mary Dilling, Hazel Yoder, and Evelyn Bell. Not pictured is Patricia Kratz. J Cappella Ckdr A Cappella Choir soloists discuss fine points with choir accompanist Donald Golden. Lejl to right: Gloria Gladfelter, mezzo-soprano; Paul Rice, baritone; and Marilyn Longenecker, soprano. •78 C HE DEEP EMOTIONS of the human soul find expression in the interpretation of beautiful music. . . Blending voices in the creation of harmony, the a cappella choir. obser ing its twentieth anniver- sary ' as an Elizabethtown College institution, brought inspiration to thousands of listeners. Under the direction of Professor Nevin W. Fisher, the forty voice choir presented more than thirty con- certs this season in churches and high schools throughout Pennsylvania. Marking an initial appearance for any E.C. A Cappella Choir was a fifteen-minute concert in min- iature in Harrisburg ' s Zembo Mosque on February 23. Rustic Fairmount Park, in Philadelphia wit- nessed another choir presentation in observance of the raising of a memorial on the site of the first Church of the Brethren baptism in .America in the year 1723. Combining labors and talents in one concerted effort, the hardworking group perennially finds sat- isfaction in functioning as a unit, with each singer lending essential cooperation in the precision tim- ing and careful tone production synonymous with a cappella choir s inging. The extension of the college Easter recess facil- itated another new procedure for the choir; the singers utilized five days of their ten-day vacation to tour western Pennsylvania, presenting seven sac- red concerts in Churches of the Brethren and ap- pearing in several high schools to present secular programs. Featured as outstanding numbers in the sacred concert were " The Almighty, " by Franz Schubert, and " Preludes to Eternity, " by Franz Liszt, the text of which is based upon Lamartine ' s Meditations Poetiques. Also winning strong audience response were the Negro spirituals, including the wistful " Listen to the Lambs, " R. Nathaniel Dett; and " Dark Water, " Will James. Especially popular for their fascinating rhythm were " Ain-a That Good News? " , by William L. Dawson, and " I ' m In His Care " arranged by Arthur E. Ward. The fun of traveling and eating together . . . the thrill of singing together . . . the tenderness deep down inside when a singer notices the tear trickling down the cheek of the little old lady in the front pew ... the satisfaction of a concert well given . . . the smiles of appreciation on the faces of listeners — all these bring the singers a feeling of empathy and oneness and the reward that such sharing brings. The A Cappella Choir men ' s section prepare to blend their voices in song under the direction of Pro- fessor Nevin W. Fisher, choir director. First row: Peter Thompson. Jack Byers, Gerald Ludwick. Ralph Moyer. and Wilbur Smith; second ro»; Samuel Oberholtzer, Theodore Yohe. Richard Emenheiser, Don- ald Willoughby. Charles Cobaugh and William Stoneback; third row: James Schell, Paul Grubb, Jay Gibble, Warren Bates, Ross Eshelman and Carl Spease. Not pictured is Kenneth Miller. 79 1 9 " College Women ' s Quartet: left lo right: Elaine Holsinger, Marilyn Longenecker, Gloria Gladfelter, and Eileen Brouse. tMuslc College Men ' s Quartet: left to right r Paul Grubb. Ralph Moyer, Peter Thompson, and Paul Rice. r. ' HROUGHOUT the year the college quartets maintain a heavy program schedule. As individual quartets, the men and women appear at college func- tions, community programs, and provide music for deputation work. At times they combine and by adding a double quartet to their group they become an ensemble. Every Monday evening under the direction of Galen Herr, the band rehearses anything from jazz to overtures. They meet for the enjoyment and re- laxation which music offers and to prepare for the spring music festival. The pep band consisted of regular band personnel who added zest and " bed- lam " to home games. Dickinson College musicians lend talents to the Elizabethtown band under the direction of Galen Herr in efforts to spur on the Bluejay cagers in their tussle with Lebanon Valley at the Her- shey Arena. 80 C HE MUSIC FROM THE ORCHESTRA ceased. The auditorium lights flickered, dimmed, and were then turned off by some unseen hand, leaving the audience in darkness broken only by the multi-col- ored footlights casting weird shadows on the heavy blue curtains. The stage was set and illuminated — the curtains drawn. This familiar chain of actions has been the prelude for many Sock and Buskin presen- tations. The Sock and Buskin, so-named for the Greek symbols of the comedy and tragedy, presents several dramatizations each year for the enlightenment and entertainment of the students and community. The fall season of 1954 was a busy one for Sock and Buskin members and neophytes. During Fresh- man Orientation Week, an original skit was given to inform the new students of the many pitfalls of college life. In October a new experiment was tried. Upperclassmen directed plays in which the entire cast consisted of freshmen. " Trees of His Father " , A scene from the March 18 and 19 production, " The Impor- tance of Being Earnest. " Shirley McCloskey as Lady Bracknell chides Doris Welch and Sam Williams playing the roles of Cecily Cardevv and Algernon Moncrieff. Left: Sock and Buskiners try out the new make-up kit. Janet Trimmer reads instructions as Sylvia Kugler and Doris Welch make up Patricia Minnich. Nancy Hoffman concentrates on aging Jack Byers. Sock afid uskiM " The Old Woman Shows Her Medals " and " Write Me a Love Scene " were the three plays produced successfully. One already established tradition is that of a " Night of One Act Plays. " Produced each year, these plays are student-directed with casts chosen from the entire student body. " Mooncalf Mugford " . " The Rec- tor " , and " The Valiant " were all received with over- whelming acclaim. For some time it has been the custom of " the Sock and Buskin to present a play the night before Christ- mas vacation. This year, Oscar Wilde ' s " The Long Christmas Dinner " was given thereby ending the dra- matic performance for the first semester. On March 18 and 19, a cast made up of members from all the classes gave " The Importance of Being Earnest. " To become a member of the Sock and Buskin, neophytes must earn twenty-five points, five of which must be in acting and five in back stage work. Pro- fessor Robert Newall was adviser to the club this season and Patricia Minnich was president. Other officers were Nancy Hoffman, vice president. Doris Welch, secretary, and John Byers, treasurer. 81 Jay Gibble. president of the Brethren Student Christian Association Kdigious j tS IF IN obedience to God " s command, " Neglect not the assemblying of yourselves together, " students assemble several times a week in meetings of religious organiza- tions. Chapel music pealing from the tower of Memorial Hal! calls the college young peo- ple to the meeting of the Student Christian Association every Wednesday evening. Be- sides conducting the weekly worship serv- ices. President Donald Fogelsanger, as- sisted by his twenty-one member cabinet, directed the Hallowe ' en party, Christmas caroling, sunrise service, motion picture series. Campus Chest Drive, and exchange programs with Messiah and Lebanon Val- ley Colleges. The familiar yellow sign. " CBYF, Sun- day, 6:00, Chapel, ' " announces the bi- weekly meeting of the Church of the Breth- ren Youth Fellowship. Members of the CBYF help to plan the student fellowships held each month in the homes of the mem- bers of the Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren. CBYF leaders compare district plans. Jean Diehl, East- ern District, chats with Pat Minnich, Southern District, and Jack Byers, president of the Campus CBYF. 82 OrganizatioHS Uri are the " no comprehendo " Greek letters tor the Eta Gamma Kappa which meets twice a month in Rider Chapel. The thirty-three members, all preparing for full- time church vocations, planned a tour of Philadelphia and visits to a Jewish syna- gogue and a Catholic church. Congregating in the home of Pastor Ray- mond Fetter, the twenty-five Lutheran stu- dents of the Lutheran Student Association, gather for worship and fellowship on the first Wednesday evening of each month. The last week end in February meant " con- ference week end " for four LSAers who represented the local group at a regional conference held at the Buck Hill Falls Inn. The gracious giving of dormitory rooms during the Thanksgiving vacation enabled the students of five colleges and one semi- nary to be the guests of Elizabethtown College undergraduates at the Brethren Student Christian Movement Conference. A sketch of campus religious life in the everyday routine reveals an anxious depu- tation speaker rehearsing his sermon to empty chapel pews, students meeting for Bible study, week-end work campers re- viewing the numbers of houses that were painted, the refrain of a hymn as girls gather for weekly vespers, and the momen- tary pause before each meal in thanksgiv- ing for daily bread. Top — SCA officers — John Stoner, treasurer; Nancy Hoffman, secretary; Carl Geary, vice president; and Donald Fogelsanger, president — meet in the office of their adviser. Prof. Robert Byerly, to discuss the second semester program of religious activities. Center — Members of Eta Gamma Kappa, the ministerial fellow- ship, surround their president, Kenneth Franklin. Below — Pastor Raymond Fetter meets with members of the Lutheran Student Association. 83 Officers of the Future Teachers of America pose for a formal picture. Hazel Knappenberger, secretary; Jane Frank- hn, librarian; Ray Thompson, president; and James Yoder, vice president. eiubs Future Teachers of America German Club Phi Beta Chi Political Science Club Top: President Robert Faus, second to right, meets with the German Club officers, Sylvia Kugler, Richard Forney, and John Ranck. in the Modern Language classroom. Above: William Heisey, Donald Albright, and George Heisey, officers of Phi Beta Chi, the Science Club, examine horses ' hooves in various stages of evolution. Lejt: The Political Science Club coffee hour brings ICG delegates to discuss their bills before attending the regional conference. ra - ■ • • -«« 84 ATHLETICS V vv . IVl; IV ■ ' ' ' .,. ' .. Coach June Ulmer gives a final pre-game briefing as the Jaygals begin their second hockey season. Kneeling left to right are Deloris Bolze, Joanne Evans, Edythe Edwards, Leah Dankel, Marie Kinney, and Barbara Eckert; second roil-, Christine Buccieri, manager, Charmaine Gentzler, assistant manager, Jean Diehl, Carol Berry, Yvonne Brubaker, Linda Mumma, Alice Kretzing, Ruth Ann Yeager; back row. Cassandra Fitzkee, Ruth . ' nn Longenecker, Shirley Prange, Vema Weaver, and Nancy Enders. u tM - i NDER A NEW counselor, Coach June Ulmer, E. C. launched its third field hockey campaign. With only four veterans back, the 1954 team put their best foot forward only to lose their opener to Millersville 4-1. Lebanon Valley handed the Jaygals their second loss in a 2-0 tally. But the Bluebirds snapped back to win their only game of the season over Morav- ian on Homecoming Day. Until the last seconds of the game it was a 2-2 stalemate, but a quick, straight drive resulted in a 3-2 victory for the hardfighting coeds. Defeat came again in a four game pack- age. The Jaygals lost to Gettysburg 9-0, and in a return engagement with Millers- ville they were defeated by another 4-1 score. Shippensburg ' s 6-0 decision over Eliza- bethtown followed closely by a 4-1 loss at the hands of Albright gave the coeds a sea- son record of one win and six defeats. 86 1954 Soccer Record Wilkes Gettysburg E. Stroudsburg Kings (Del.) La Salle Lincoln Lock Haven Phila. Textile Wilkes The record — 3 won. 3 tied, and 2 lost — fails to indi- cate the offensive and defensive achievement of the Blue Jays — 22 goals to their opponents " 12. EC. Opp A 1 A 3 3 H 1 3 H 7 H 1 A rained out A 1 1 H 7 2 H 2 2 S( ccer Starting his second season as soccer coach. D. Paul Greene was faced with the task of building a dynamic, mobile unit around a nucleus of seasoned veterans. This nucleus of Harvey Jacobs. George Heisey. (line). Bill Beaston, Mel Longenecker. Ralph Moyer. (halfback). Jack Ferick, (full back), and Dick Stine (goalie) com- posed the bulk of the Blue Jays ' excellent offensive and defensive attack. Outstanding firs t year men were Gene Bucher. George Gerlach. Don Fogelsanger, and Bill Stoneback who were great aids to the Blue Jay cause. Competition was keen but experience, conditioning, determination, and hustle provided the margin of victory in many instances. The Jays hooked up in three memorable battles which ended in exciting ties providing greater spectator appeal. Defying the weather the Jays traveled to Lock Haven through six inches of snow and fought to a l-I tie during a steady downpour. Drenched, half-frozen, and covered with mud the weary Jays left the battle-scarred turf real- izing that soccer truly is a man ' s sport. Coach Greene instructs the soccermen before a final practice prior to the Homecoming game. From row; Harvey Jacobs, John Fisher, Bill Stoneback, James Witman, and Kenneth Miller. Second row: Jack Ferich, Dick Stine, Mel Longenecker, and Malcolm Hershey, manager. Third row: Gene Bucher, Ralph Moyer, George Heisey, Jim Baugher, Don Willoughby, George Achom, and Ed MuUer. Fourth row: Don Fogelsanger, Art Werner, Charles Derk, Jack Cur- rie. Bill Beaston, and George Gerlach. 87 1954-55 RECORD EC. 0pp. 102 (H) Pharmacy 68 96 (Al Gettysburg 82 59 (A) Dickinson 66 96 (H) Haverford 52 103 (HI Juniata 79 68 (A) Albright 71 60 lA) Lebanon Valley 61 96 IH) Lincoln 54 88 1 A) Lincoln 64 81 (A) Drexel 90 68 (Al Millersville 79 66 (Herl Lebanon Valley 77 80 (Al Susquehanna 65 64 (Al West Chester 57 90 (HI Susquehanna 60 81 (HI P. M.C. 68 70 (Al St. Joseph ' s 73 93 (HI Dickinson 75 68 (Al Juniata 64 76 (Al Lycoming 81 (overt ime 1 66 (HI Millersville 74 95 ( Al King ' s (Pal 79 103 (HI Lycoming 63 88 Posing for the Conestogan photographer after establishing a 14-9 record are Coach Don Smith ' s E-town cagers. Kneeling left to right are Salvatore Paone, James Chase, Richard Stine, Harvey Jacobs, James Sarbaugh, Robert Goudie, and Robert Wert; standing, Robert Wetzel, manager, Patrick Rafter, Jaywood Brubaker, Louis Lauria, Coach Smith, Donald Crumbling, Jack Ferich, Melvin Longenecker, and Max Hershberger, assistant manager. Varsity basketball Zv ■HE 1954-55 BASKETBALL SEASON was one of broken records and upsets. Coach Don Smith made his debut as the Blue Jays set a school record by scoring 102 points against Philadelphia Phar- macy. This mark was topped four games later as E-town scored 103 points against Juniata and tied again in the last game of the season with Lycoming. Coach Smith started the .season with Senior and Captain Harvey Jacobs. Junior Dick Stine. Sopho- more Sal Paone. and Freshmen Jim Sarbaugh and Jim Chase in the starting lineup. Sophomores Bob Goudie and Bob Wert also saw a lot of action and occasional starting roles. The Blue Jays won their first game in history against G ettysburg in an upset victory. The Jays started fast by winning four of their first five games. losing only to an underdog Dickinson team. They later avenged this defeat by trouncing them on the home court. The traditional series with Lebanon Valley saw the Flying Dutchmen take both games. The game at Annville was a one-point thriller which was lost at the foul line. The second game was held in the spa- cious Hershey Arena and attracted a large crowd. The Blue Jays led through three quarters before bowing to a last period rally by the Dutchmen. The Millersville Marauders, another traditional rival, also won both games. The first game saw 37 personal fouls called against the Blue Jays which led to their downfall. E-town ' came close to pulling a major upset as they lost by three points to St. Joseph ' s of Philadel- phia. Leading throughout most of the game, the Blue Jays fell behind in the closing seconds. Following the second loss to Lebanon Valley, the Blue Jays pulled together and ' ended the season by winning eight of their last eleven games. It was dur- ing this streak that E-town stopped Juniata ' s home winning streak at 17. The season ' s record stands at fourteen wins and nine losses. Sal Paone led the team scorers by scoring 337 points for a season ' s average of 15.3. He scored 28 •points against Drexel for the personal high of the year. 89 1954-55 RECORD EC. Opp. 58 (A) Dickinson 63 74 (H) Haverford 53 68 (H) Juniata 69 43 (A) Alhrighl 65 74 (A) Lebanon Valley 76 78 (H) Lincoln 40 77 (A) Lincoln 48 69 (A) Stevens Trade 71 {overtime) 71 (A) Millersvillc 78 78 (A) HersheyJ.C, 45 55 (A) West Chester 48 59 (H) Hershey J. C. 54 70 |H) Stevens Trade 79 75 (H) Dickinson 59 69 lAl Juniata 55 56 (Al Lycominj: 59 (overtime) 52 (A) King ' s 53 63 (HI Millersvillc 64 (overtime) 75 (H) Alumni J.V. ' s 51 90 IJumor Varsity basketball C HIS SEASON WAS A DIFFICULT one for the Junior Blue Jays as they were unable to win those close contests, losing 10 of their 19 games. Coach Smith rotated his starting line-up during the season, but the men who saw the most action were Sophomores Lou Lauria, Pat Rafter, and Bob Blessing, and Freshmen Sid Jones, Wilbur King, and Bruce Wohnsiedler. E-town got off to a bad start as they lost four of their first five games. One of these losses by two points was to Lebanon Valley. Bob Wert scored 34 points to lead the first string to a 17 point lead with three minutes remaining. Then the substitutes were sent in as Wert, Rafter, and Lauria rested for the second game. Lebanon Valley took advantage of this situation to score with amazing regularity to defeat the Blue Jays in the final seconds. The Jayvees were also defeated in all three of their overtime games by Stevens Trade, Lycoming, and Millersville. They showed their best scoring punch of the season against Lincoln as they racked up 78 and 77 points respectively, winning both games. Even though the boys played with little publicity, they showed much promise of becoming E-town ' s future varsity stars. Bob Wert played only six games for the Jayvees before moving up to the varsity. During those games he scored 131 points for an average of 21.8. He also scored the season ' s high for a single game by dropping 34 points through the hoop against Lebanon Valley and also against Mil- lersville. Wilbur King, playing all 19 games, amassed a total of 337 points for a scoring average of 17.7. He broke the 20 mark on six occasions, with a personal high of 27 points against Haverford. Lou Lauria was second in scoring with 192 points in 19 games for an average of 10.1. Looking unusually relaxed are Jayvee courtnien. Kneeling: Wilbur King; standing left to right: Gene Bucher, Carlin Brightbill, Curtis Reiber, Louis Lauria, Coach Donald Smith, Bruce Wohnsiedler, Robert Blessing, Alan Barrick, and Patrick Rafter. Not pictured is Sidney Jones. 91 Front row, left to right: Deloris Bolze. Kathr)n Swigart, Marie Kinney. Audrey Sprenkle, and Gladys Shirk. Second row: Jessie Martin, Joanne Evans, Patricia Shope, Peggy Mills, Audrey Kuder, Ruth Ann Longenecker. Third row: Nancy Marsteller, Rachel Keller, Verna Weaver, Sandy Fitzkee, Mary Ann Gettel, Hazel Yoder. and Barbara Eckert. Wanda Sprow not pictured. WOMEN ' S VARSITY 1954-55 RECORD B.C. Opp. 18 Bridgewater 67 42 Moravian 41 38 Millersville ' 35 33 Gettysburg 54 62 Shippensburg 54 37 Millersville 51 34 Gettysburg 55 28 E. Stroudsburg 40 39 Lebanon Valley 30 54 Albright 27 Women ' s athletic coach June Ulnier chats with basketball managers Christine Buccieri. Leah Kann. and Pauline Wolfe before aanie time. Wins 5 Losses 5 WOMEN ' S JUNIOR VARSITY 1954-55 RECORD B.C. Opp. 30 Millersville 29 19 Gettysburg 38 48 Shippensburg 29 50 Millersville 22 32 Lebanon Valley 15 45 Albright 20 Wins 5 Losses 2 92 WomcM ' s Sports NEXPERIENCED but high spirited the Blue- birds completed a ten game season with an even record. The girls drilled earnestly under the direction of Coach June Ulmer. Marie Kinney captained the Jay-gals and Ruth Ann Longenecker the Jay-vees . The teams were managed by Christine Buccieri. Pauline Wolfe and Leah Kann. The Jay-gals ' first game ended in defeat as the girls from the South triumphed b) ' forty-nine points. Showing they still had will to fight, the Bluebirds came back to edge Moravian by one point and Mil- lersville by three. -A strong Gettysburg team proved too much for the Birds who were downed by twenty-one points. This time they proved their prowess with a one point victory over Shippensburg. The Millersville girls were ready for them and dumped them by fourteen points. On the heels of this defeat came another twenty-one point trouncing by Gettysburg. Making it three in a row East Stroudsburg gained a fourteen point victory over the Bluebirds. Right: X ' arsitv cheerleaders Nancy Groff. .Audrey Kuder. Lenora Shenk, Elva Jean Lehman and Joanne Evans lead the E. C. fans at the Hershey Arena in spirited cheers for the Bluejays. Pete Thompson directs the pep band as cheerleaders Judy Kandle. Lois Tintle. Audrey Kuder and Betty Landes give support. Joan Birdsall was absent when picture was taken. At right the varsity girls also add zest to the " pep " number. Hiili The Jay-gals bounced back to end their season with a twenty-seven point triumph over Albright. Leading the Varsity basket-makers were Rachel Keller and Kitty Swigart both topping the hundred column. High scorers for the junior varsity were Delores Bolze and Ruth Ann Longenecker. The junior varsity had a successful season ending with a five-two record. Cheerleaders Always there to yell for their team — win or lose — those were our cheerleaders. Together with the Pep Band they formed the nucleus of a new college spirit found this year on campus. Their enthusiasm sparked the team to many victories and encouraged them when they most needed it. 93 Reporting to Coach Robert Byerly for wrestling instruction are: George Kanoff, Ken Miller, Gerald Ebersole, Garj Fleming, and Don Witman. Back row: John HoUinger, Jay Greider, Alberto Zayas, George Gerlach, Larry Seiders, Robert Swope, and Art Werner. rH HE FIRST Elizabethtown College intercollegiate wrestling team made its debut on December 3. The Blue Jay matmen, hosts to Millersville State Teachers College, showed plenty of hustle and spirit but lost the match because of inexperience. Wrestling was greeted enthusiastically as 21 men reported to Coach Robert Byerly for practice ses- sions. Many had little or no experience although a few possessed the fundamentals. Following the MSTC match the Blue Jays lost to Temple. East Stroudsburg, and Franklin and Mar- shall on their mats but obtained valuable experience. They broke into the winning column as they scored an overwhelming 30-10 victory over Lincoln University for their only win of the season. Losing the last match to Gettysburg gave them a season record of I win and 5 losses. John Hollinger, a freshman, picked up the most points for E-town by registering 3 wins. I tie. and 1 loss. Larry Seiders, George Gerlach. and Alberto Zayas won 2 victories each. Wrestling Kanoff has a figure 4 on Hollinger during a practice session 94 The 195? iirsity Baseball team stops practice tor a formal shot. First row: hlton Abel. Uene Bucher, Pat Rafter, Robert Wert. George .Achorn. Jim Baugher, Robert Aspril, John Burkhart. and Henry Hitz. Second row: Robert Trinkle, Harvey Jacobs, Don Witman, Jim Sarbaugh, Coach Ira Herr, Jack Ferich, Bruce Wohnsiedler, Robert Goudie, Lorell Price, and Carl Denlinger, manager. J aseball BASEBALL 1954 EC Opp. 3 Gettysburg (A) 11 2 Shepherd (H) 13 5 Lebanon Valley (A) 11 3 Juniata (H) 2 6 Albright (A) 7 Shepherd (A) RAIN 1 Ursinus (H) 9 6 Millersville (A) 4 Susquehanna (A) 9 4 Dickinson (H) 7 2 Lebanon Vallev (H) 2(tie) 15 Susquehanna (H) 7 1 Dickinson (A) 3 6 Drexel (H) 3 14 Lycoming (A) 1 11 PMC (A) 2 St. Joseph (H) RAIN BASEBALL 1955 Apr. 1 Gettysburg H Apr. 2 Shepherd A Apr. 13 Drexel A Apr. 16 Juniata H Apr. 20 Dickinson A Apr. 22 Temple H Apr. 23 Ursinus A Apr. 27 Susquehanna ... A Apr. 29 F. M H Apr. 30 St. Joseph A May 5 Lebanon Valley . . A May 7 Dickinson H May 10 Millersville A May 14 Lycoming H May 17 Albright H May 21 Lebanon Valley. .H May 27 Juniata A May 2S P.M.C H Wins 7 Losses 8 95 Zennis The 1955 netmen pose with their new coach before an indoor briefing on a bluster)- March day. Front row: William Beaston and Donald Martin. Standing: John Fisher, Charles Weaver, Jay Gibble. Coach Smith, Ralph Eshelman, Kenneth Byerly, and William Stoneback. Varsity B TENNIS 1954 EC 1 3 4 1 1 Dickinson Juniata .Albright Juniata Ursinus Lycoming Gettysburg Lycoming Millersville Wins 3 (H) (H) (A) (A) (A) (H) (H) (A) (Hi Losses 6 Opp. 8 6 5 TENNIS 1955 .Apr, 16 Juniata College.. H Apr. 2 1 Washington Col. . A Apr. 23 Ursinus College. .H Apr. 28 Millersville . T. . .H May 3 Gettysburg A May 6 Bucknell A May 7 Dickinson College A May 14 Lycoming College H May 1 7 Albright " College . H May 2 1 Dickinson College H May 27 Juniata College . .A The Varsity E club officers check the agenda for the remainder of the college year. Harvey Jacobs, president; Edythe Edwards, sec- retary; Marie Kinney, treasurer; and Richard Stine, vice president. 96 ADVERTISEMENTS k.— y Cli aljetbtoton CoUese ELIZABETHTOWN, PA. 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