Elkhart High School - Pennant Yearbook (Elkhart, IN)

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1 li In r m EHS EWS 1959 PENNANT ANNUAL ELKHART HIGH SCHOOL • ELKHART, INDIANA ©W; . v.,j ' - ——4. THE PENNANT ANNUAL PUBLISHED BY THE STUDENTS OF ELKHART HIGH SCHOOL Academic, 12 Activities, 31 Athletics, 66 People, 92 Advertising, 146 EHS IN THE NEWS CROWDED CONDITIONS AND CHANGES : I ! Elkhan ratunU lir;iiii:v •::•! ' oar low::!, its. are va ried, and iiuir.sroi.is. Mere - ' hrough our man;. ' scenic views, whatever than !!l:u ir.di.tsl.r.a! plants;. 1 1 : ■ i :• I. ., ::•..: ..ii!.: i. i-:- so ;:.:-:•:: n. and " he ev :.c o n .■•:. s of ll ' ieni .ccaLy o ' . ' .:::.«; d, pro- factories, pa -ks and of the price and i.i,v:.c: niinc«d- du-te evervkruiiij! Iran oiie-inc-i =, -cdesl or ness ol: il.s K liiens-. O1.11 town M.V. luoes l.o : i :l •■ I .« t nailer ' ■•■ ' ■ .■■ shaded is a heai.Kiti.il lawn and. we Former] ' , ' a r ilroao. eis ..;: ■-.. love it. ? m due: s labeled 31k- Blkhs.rl is still a term trial . " i . ,: ii -..--- 1 i :■ t :: i . harL lalhie- .Ka all ;:■ i;.t tie a herne-a - or:: ' ' ■■-- ' -- - ■■■ ■ id numerous, v.-o-ld. This is especially true a radio station - j an i.ii: town. o[ musical instruments.. Ii i ?. " ! -y •■ eighteen hour? moderri ws 11-1 i shied five, per cent of all the i:r.:i:;;ii:;:ii keeps H " to ' Scire; i lie.-; inKlrii mentis — " ' e in the work ' - " ■• " ■• v .irri " .he sky, liiiny- are mam ' ' " cd here. ..e :::.:• = ' " lurch- tcv. - " ' ■ " 100 f " Hoinr; town. Dr 3k i= - i " Classes spilling over into the Methodist Church next door, students studying most anywhere (in cars, in corners, at the Public Library) , and an influx of 750 sophs making our halls more crowded than ever . . . that was EHS in the fall of ' 58. However. Superintendent Rice has given us new hope. When the new West Side Junior High School is completed, we can expand into all of the Central Junior High School Building. Meanwhile study halls were made into classrooms, schedules were adjusted to the new conditions, and classrooms were added wherever possible. Or in ;i looker. A horiowcd classroom: the ME Church ' s nursey. Studying most anywhere: on the library steps . . . These crowded conditions caused us to have " staggered programs; " that is, some of us came to school at 8: 15 and others came later. For some, classes ended at noon; for others, at 3:40. However, this new program offered a challenge to juniors and seniors. Now we were really on our own; we had to make our own study schedules and try to fit them into our activities or jobs or our family and church life. For the first time we knew the real meaning of homework. Learning under these conditions was new to us, but encouraged and inspired by good teachers, we tried to keep up our high standards of scholarship. The Public Librarv was always full of kids with a " free " hour. There ' s hardly enough room to move in the crowded EHS halls. - oulb ' f 6s CONCOl TAKES BIG Miss Crombie, from England, teaches English and historv. Enthusiastic and capable, I r. Schilling, our nett curriculum director. . %i-tor to our itchoolo, Ha Thein, from Burma, i- fascinated l y the snow. EHS IN THE NEWS WITH NEW PEOPLE, NEW COURSES The St. .Toe ■:-!■ ■ Elkhart i n-.li v.i be: 1 oC our I wn, its are varied and ■ ■ - . -,v.::i! II:, n. i|ii:..:l.lv I.:- :•. i - ..; 1 - .nil .iini. :,.■:: ' .:: views. ' Whatever I ill ' am i ■ i : I l.i ■ -l.n- I ; :■ I n- : . :■ town, i.Iii.-.i- 5tr»aiTi3 wintlini;: ihe ....... i .: the evidences ■:■! ' them I.- Iv nv.Tin.-iS., firo- |:i asl l.i : i ■ ■: ' ■ ' ' ; . |:i : i ' k.ii .mil .:il In :l::- ;m:l .-,.i:-.in -. ■:!■:: i:l ■• :line eve r y 1:1 1 un:;. from cue inch I it! I ' .■:■ in. inn: :-i ...■-I. ill I ■ . • ■ ■; i its ill .■■:::-. Ql.ir l.v.VM T.V. I ■ I.. J J - foe t trailers :■!•! i lious, hii.. I ■■■I-:.. .i.Jed it :i l:.n;;i nl town arid we inrnn ■:■!■.• . ' i i : . i 1 1 ■ ■ : : e r : -.-:i !■.■!,; v. i:- I. inky; i-:!-; : ■ • ' .■:! ;:;.r-- In ' . ' :• it. Praduc li erf Kit:- I I .-. : " l ..: till .inn i ill-. ■:•: i.|n|iin, ' :hn...ii !.■■:• i at- i r.-tit. hart, I :i.:liti:i. ,s;.;i all aver l.t:.e ., in, ■■,::-, r... -,: ,| i ,-•• Ol.ll paths, ..r. ' i :i:: ' i-:l litiint ' ltni ;. ' . ' .. : i;: ' Thi.s is i-::;:» ' i .il . ' ■ ' lite ;i ia:!ii. i-t.n.itiii ' this -:•■:; i i : ;■ an i „-i-:L 1 1. ; l.i : -i I town, nl ' music. b. " ..i iili:-:.i:v- e itete ' i lia-ars with mod err: we II- . ... i: I: .1 t-n five pel cent of all the inusieid hen-pi •- If build i a t; it. Spires til: el ' iurches im 1 i ' U merits n- ' n I ■ .... . | ' ■ ' -.in ata litl..::i:l tt.w ' attl tin- skv. rti.nn,. are ra a r.-. ' ' " ' " liiti re. f..iirt-1 ' e::; we are ' • " ' ni.rcli- law ' c- ' HH ' i I 5 ' ! ' i::o:..iii:; town. Dr " t:li :.:■ Elk ' ' ' • ' ■ ' We are very proud of the fact that Elkhart ' s good schools attract many visitors in the course of each school year. They come (like Dr. Conant) to study our " comprehensive school, " or just to visit us. Sometimes our visitors stay to work with us; that ' s how we got our lovely Miss Crombie and our enthusiastic Dr. Schilling. He came to visit and returned to head our curriculum study. New courses, as well as new faces, were a part of the year of ' 59, such as Mr. Harvey ' s special math classes. Other new classes in science and English were also offered. A new course this vear — Mr. Wenger ' s Debate clas Mr. Harvey instructs his Advanced Algebra class, held at night HHHNJNHHHNlNNaBNJ EHS IM THE NEWS WITH OUR FOREIGN STUDENT PLAN Thi? SI. Joe and the Elkhart ' natural beauty of out town, ite are- varied arid r-jmerous. fore rivers tow quietlv through our many scenic views, whatever ; than 200 Jridustrial plants, most town, tiu-.r streams ' . ' • n i :lirir: the season ami the evid ■:: -tees • of them locally owned, pro? pis: factories, parks arid of the pride and civic-minded- ' dure everything tern one-inch homes. 1 ' -,; hornet-, n • :•■ I 01 ncss of. its eihxcr.s. Our town T.V. tubes to 33-£oct trailers pretentious, line tree:- shaded is a beautiiul town and we Formerly a railroad ee- ■ ts with backyards and fiar- love i:. Pro do els labeled Elk- EUr.hs.rt is still a terminal. " dens slop ir.a ' do w ' r. to tli e river, hart. Indiana so ;.ll ever the .1 horne-ownec. tie " - " " " •• " •» Our Darks is.r.s:e and nuir.erous. world. This is especially true a radio station ' II:::: beLa an industrial tow I: musica.l instruments. Sixty- eighteen hours 1.1 ih modern well-lighted live per com of all the musical keeps " " • tc buildings. Spires oi churches instruments f " e 10 the w or I A • " ' ■• ■• are lifted toward llie sky, many ire mam ' " -eel here. churches: we are - • ' • ' jrth- town r « ' urn in , ' inni: town. Di ah i- lill-- ' - i Our AFS Friends Go fo school with us, go fo church with us, live with us, have fun with us . . . and learn our ways. Irjham -juk ri who liw. will. Bill Bontragcr anil from Irxloni-ia. Mionora Comma who ilh l ' ...-n Shrcincr ami ramce from Brazil. 8 ■ • ■ ■■ ■ B t K v H jSSSi fl EHS IN THE NEWS WITH STUDENTS IN THE COMMUNITY 7|,,, ;:.,■; ;|. i- I-,- ' jii r ' l:, ' ,!.! : ;.Vi P . ' . " ' l n.:i. " i.ii: ' a] heai.ity ,;:,i ' our town, vi; are varied jc! 1 i u in er :,...■ ; ,!■ i .■; ' ,-.,.,■ ,ii ■ ' ■.■ I ' M ri ' iij r ' n our in::, ' , scenic views, whatever l: ' :v.3.j.!. .iljrj :,ri:. : lu-rl.ri3.i plari.ti;, rj!.cst i. v.- 1, ihevr =i:r« ' ams w:iVi:;linfi the seasor: and " he evidence;- ol: fliem locally owned, pro- -, i i factories, parks arid o:i " he pride and civic-rcijided.- duee every tiring fern, one- rn nomas !■ ■-.:■ in, .„. . , i-,...-i nr riess at ' its i::il.i.;jens. Our town T. ' v " . tubes to SS-foot trailers ,■1 niiiHii- ! " ■. ' . ' ' tree-i-liaclsd is a ' ... ' :;... I.. p. town ■. we E ' tirniRrTy ■ ' railroad • ■: ..-,.. ■:■.... i l.i el ' : ■.■:;• Is and e a r- lav it. Products labeled E. ' .ji.- Elkhart i.R still a Terminal. ' . ■ ' ■ r -:i :-.-.-.. n i ■, ■ ' . wri in the river ■■.. Indiana, go all. over the a li orn e-o wrusd r.e " " ■■ On i ■ ' :■. . e end numerous, world ' j ' hi.1 :.s especial!.;? true :. rad ■ :ta1 ■ i- ' ni? fceinfi an industrial town, el: musical instruments Sixty- eighteen hour? w it ' n modern woli™Ji ich ' l.eci live per cento: ail the musical keep; ■■■ i It .ii:.: Bvy.r i.i ' l e " i , 1 1 n ■ ' . -e :■ iiistrurnerl t. : : .v ' e in the war! " 1 • " ■■ " ■■■ are li.il hi io ' .vai d ' lie sTcy, :nan,« u e in :.- ' " ed -v: i e. ,.;. I ,.;; ..,..;, ;■, ,-, ■:, ■ •-, |.| | , • j , .. I.OW II f " ' lljl.l K I ' i: iii in town. Dr eli if I . ■ ■■■ I ' Elected mayor-for-a-day, Cathy Delridge learn- about ily government from Mayor Danielgon. When our community plans a project, puts on a drive or celebrates a historic event, many EHS students take part. We ring bells for the Salvation Army, collect money for the " March of Dimes. " We serve on committees, put up posters, or work on mailing lists. In many ways we become a part of Elkhart. faking pari in one eoramunil activity, Judy Sorg and Jerry Wricbt help the Salvation Army. 10 In September when Elkhart ' s Centennial year was being celebrated, almost everyone was acting in the pageant, ushering at the shows, making and riding on floats in the parade or " queening it " over the festivities. Perhaps the most outstanding event of the Centennial was the Meredith Willson " Music Man " night at the half of an EHS football game. Our musicians (76 trombones and all) played right along with famous musicians. It was a night to be remembered. An unforgettable moment for Julie Yeknik- Bill Paige crowns her Centennial Queen. The Rotary Service Club gives S. Wenger the first place award of the Rotary speech contest. " Keystone cop, " Roger Kendall, and kids in Centennial costumes. 11 EHS IN THE NEWS THE HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR PROGRAM i.fih our .;in= winding past factories. and s. mi ree-shaded rds and gar- iping down to tie river. far=re navd numerous. Lhis being an industrisd town, . ■: d e r n v.- ell-lighted ■ Spires of cirurcfc.es ere lit:, trie sCsry. many ■; v. ' e are = ' ' uirch- tov n. Dr t:h natural beauty of our town, its many seen it: views, whatever Hie season, and the evidences or! the pride and civic-mirKled- ness o:E its citizens. Our town is a beautiful town, and v. ' e love it. Prod-acts labeled Elk- hart. Indiana, go all over the world. This, is especially true of musical in strum eats. Sixty- five per cent- o:E all the musical instruments ir ' e in tins warl H ' are ma rv - " ed here. ;ov,m p« ■|i;i{] r-r re varied auc n timer ous. Via it lan SIM) industrial, plants. ni o-;l r them towiliiy owned, pro- 1.1 ce eve r y th i rig from c tie in el ' .V. tubes to J B- foot In; ilerp ' ormerly a re i tread ci v llkliart is still a terminal. hom.e-Dwn.ecl new n radio station ' :i ghte en hours The band trawl« to Madison, Wisconsin, to give a special concerts Reim reaches for a rebound. The climax of homecoming — J. Cit- ladine crowns football queen. B. Vance. 12 We know that school is a place to learn and that we come to school for that purpose. But all learning is not found in the pages of books. Activities are educational too. Every member has a job at the French Club Supper: caroling When the orchestra goes to Madison to play for a national music group, when the whole town turns out for a tourney or a homecoming football game, when we work with others in planning a party, a dance or a club affair . . . then we combine learning, enjoyment, and a sense of achievement. or dishwashing. Even dignified seniors enjoy the " Kid " Party. 13 Academic News EHS To Offer Stronger English Curriculum wftmiii t " Ponty V GUSH 1E£ i 1 c " i i i • y Ill ¥ Science Sets The Pace Getting ready for an experiment. In Biology we learn to see ourselves as a part of the world of living things. We learn to recognize our dependence on other living things and to understand our place in the scheme of nature. We learn to use the scientific method and approach in Chemistry. Under the watchful eye of Mr. Gill, we do experiments to help us understand what our world is made of. Many of us also learned (for the first time) to be neat and exact. In Physics 11 we find out about the world around us. By ex- perimenting with weights, pendulums, micrometers, and circuit boards, we learn lab technique, becoming familiar with lab apparatus. W orking in the ohem laboratory. Carlie Richardson, Lynn Schweiger, and Steve Reim distill water. A. H. o«J CUpTJlS Do Ort m c,J Car ' . 4- 8 - } C ■ Z f • . i F mi ■ 3,5 i, 1 t.S k t : issa- g $ m m , jldc.akl TkJ ti T: • ' ■ ; • ' ' ■ ■ i .. v- ' I Students in Physics class test audio amplifiers. Studying plants in Biology, we identify and classify leaves. 17 D. Cappelletli practices reading German script. We Learn Of Other Lands Four foreign languages are offered at Elkhart High School with a fifth, Russian, to be offered next fall. German is a relatively new language taught at EHS. Songs, stories, and con- versations help us gain our objectives of reading, writing, and understanding the German language as well as the country. Many practical uses of Spanish are taught for the students who may visit our Latin American neighbors. We also do supplementary reading in both Spanish and English. Most Spanish students belong to the Spanish Club, which helps them understand the Spanish countries and customs. Diane Fnnderbnrk displays a doll for a project in Spanish class. 18 In our French classes we hear many French recordings. In addition to working with a tape recorder, we also do oral and written work and learn much about the country of France. We enact various skits and short plays in these French classes, as well as French songs sung at holidays to acquaint the students with informal uses of the language. B. Matthews, and G. Tsehumakow practice conversing in French. Latin is taught in order to increase our under- standing and appreciation of the Romans and their contributions to civilization. Each year during National Latin Week, we make projects about ancient Roman life; at the end of the year we have the Roman banquet. Dave Erne shows the class his project for National Latin Vi eek. 19 Math Trains Minds Eight math courses are offered, for pupils on various levels of ability. Math courses provide good mental gymnastics, for instance, Geometry 10A. In the twelfth year Trig-Alg. 12 covers the solution of triangles, complex numbers, theory of equation, and calculus, a good preparation for math and science courses in college. H. Aim and J. Wiesner construct figures in Geometry 10. Ann % ork -hows Bill Morgan the solution of an oblique triangle. Pete Lynch arranges a mobile of geometrical figures. 20 We Acquire Skills Personal typing is a course for students desiring an elementary training for practical purposes. In Shorthand classes, the secretary of tomorrow works for speed and accuracy. Merchandising, offered in both junior and senior years is a part-time work experience course in phases of actual selling. Students learn that practice make! perfect in personal typing class. Taking dictation is an important part of learning shorthand. Gary Lehmen displays several Kodak products in Merchandising History Gives Us Our Heritage American Problems, a senior course, gives the student an idea of his responsibility as a citizen in the local government as well as the state and national government. United States History, an eleventh grade course, gives the student an understanding and appreci- ation of the history of our country. World History, a tenth grade course, de- velops cultural values in the student ' s life. Studying the map in orld History, we learn about different countries. E. Gonima discusses current affairs in L .S. Historv. Foreign student from Germany, Marie Schuehardt, leads a panel discussion in American Problems study. Rachel Fisher discusses a defense mechanism chart in Effective Living. Effective living (above) is a course con- :erned with social ad- justment and the study Df personal problems ind their solutions. study of basic psy- chology is strengthened ay use of films, :harts, discussions, ind lectures. A study of the city map — a part of the in-class study in Driver Education. 23 English Stresses Reading and Writing Part of English 11A: paragraphs. learning to write good In our senior year we take into consideration our future plans as we choose our English courses. Seniors planning to go to college take Writing Laboratory, a semester course in composition stressing the mechanics of punctuation, sentence structure, para- graphing, and documenting a term paper. The study of the Bible gives us a richer background by providing a better understanding of the greatest collection of all literature. In the first semester we study the history of the Jewish people; in the second semester, the life of Christ. In the junior year pupils may take English 11 A, a combination of the study of American literature and grammar. To aid us in our study of American literature, we listen to many fine recordings of American poetry. Dramatizing Biblieal scenes helps us visualize Biblical times. By organizing outlines in Writing Lab., we improve our themes. 24 Painting scenery and props, dramatic students prepare for the presentation of " Teahouse of the August Moon. " And Speaking Seniors interested in speech can take Radio Workshop, in which we prepare programs to be broadcast on both local radio stations, WCMR and WTRC. Another aspect of speech work is dramatics. Two courses are offered in the study of drama and of the interpretation and production of plays. Members of Radio Workshop participate in a drama given during .National Education Week. Linda Burnham making a speech: the introduction, the delivery, the criticism. In Modern Literature, Shirley Boots reports on a magazine. Special Courses Help Us In order to help Johnny read, our school offers three types of reading courses: one for non-readers, one for slow readers, and one for those who want to read faster with keener comprehension. Reading pacers and speed films are part of the modern approved equip- ment used in Developmental Reading classes. Another English course is Modern Literature, a two-semester course offered as an elective in the senior year. In class we read and discuss magazines, short stories, plays, biographies, and the newspaper. The course is designed for leisure time reading, listening, and seeing, in adult life. HE ■pSfciiis ' iiR 4J DVH We improve our reading ability in speeial reading class. Using pacers in Developmental Reading class, we increase our reading rate. 26 Dave Darling, student director, a part of music education. Arts: Useful and Satisfying In Band, Orchestra which meet each day, musicians learn to play, to interpret, to appreciate. Even though our program has many practical courses, the arts are not neglected. The art workshop offers us every type of artistic training from the practical to creative, and in using all media. Homemaking is a wonderful career: it has many rewards and pleasures. Our Elkhart High School homemaking department reflects the many activities of a real home: planning menus, balancing budgets, making and repairing clothes, caring for children, and the study of family relationships. In Printing Art we practice neatness and exactness. We gain first-hand experience working in the homemaking kitchen. 27 Billv Room- operates a milling machine, in Vocational Machine Shop. The actual building of a five- room house was the work of the Building Trades class this year. The boys had units in masonry, wall construction, roofing, finishing and plastering. Wired with the help of the electricity class, the house was ready for exhibition in May. When the house was the hornemaking ( s planned the decorating scheme. This EHS project made front page news. Bo} put exterior trim on the house constructed in ftuildine Trades. We Learn a Trade Because EHS offers such a wide variety of vocational courses, boys are able to graduate from our high school with exten- sive training for their chosen occupa- tions. In Electricity 10 we learn elec- trical theory, study electrical diagramming, and plan a few practical circuits on paper. In Vocational Machine Shop, a three-hour course, we learn basic fundamentals one hour, and work in the machine shop the remaining two hours. In Auto Mechanics 10, we study fundamentals, main parts of the automobile frame, hand tools, and the internal combustion engine. 28 D. McCreary, P. Neal, and J. Quarandillo cut and measure boards for house eonslruetion. We learn the fundamentals of electricity, working; with actual circuits. Mr. Crosier demonstrates the automobile coil to F. Campbell and D. Cornelius in Auto Mechanics 10. H course which prepares boys for a future in drafting is the three-hour class. Vocational Drawing 12. Here many types of advanced drawing are painstakingly and :arefully executed; they cannot vary one one-thousandth pt an inch. A boy who is i good draftsman will have io trouble getting a job. n Vocational Drawing we must nake precise measurements. 29 News of Activities 9 v — iic TCal olH gjjjg Still Plans DemocracyContesT Qf Coni Big Rally Officer-: Pres., Jack Cittadine; Treas.. Steve Reim; .P.. John Helfrick; Secv.. Diane Fischer; Spons.. Mr. Ipdike. Student Council A spirit of self-government . . . high ideals of citizenship . . . self-control . . . self-reli- ance . . . leadership — these the Student Council tries to instill in every student at EHS. The Council, made up of one respresentative from each homeroom, sets up the hall monitoring system, inspects lockers, plans pep sessions, and helps finance the A. F. S. program by sponsoring a play and a dance. Everything possible to fulfill its duties to the students and the faculty has been done by the Student Council, with the help of the sponsors, Mr. Updike and Mr. Kaufman. Mr. Sunthimer presents the locker situation to the Student Council. ♦ ' • IN.H.S. members view posters lo promote Brotherhood Week. Tag Sale for Brotherhood Week. National Honor Society Creating enthusiasm for scholarship, stim- ulating desire for rendering service, promoting leadership, encouraging the development of char- acter — these constitute the goals of the National Honor Society. With the help of Miss Fricke, the sponsor, the club has had several projects to further these aims. During Brotherhood Week, tags were sold and a display was put in a store window. A Chop Suey Supper was held to sponsor a $100 scholarship for a member. On May 1, NHS members honored the faculty with a tea. The last activity of the year was the induction of selected juniors as members of the next year ' s NHS. 33 A panel discusses occupations: Reverend W. Doyle, Sergeant Jack Hartranft, Edward Stewart. Dr. Stan Warner, and Prin. C. P. Woodruff. Boys ' League The Boys ' League is an organization that pro- motes qualities of good character, a feeling of unity, and a means of better social judgment. The advisory council, composed of five boys elected from each class, meets frequently to dis- cuss preliminary business which is later presented to all boys during scheduled meetings. Mr. Dorrance Rogers, League advisor, helps plan their programs and activities such as: a panel on occupations, a talk by John Davies, a Coke party, and the last project of the year, the All-school picnic. Officers: Secy., Steve Price; V. P., Phil Campagnoli; Pres., Stan Hooley ; Treas., Jim Stewart. 34 Girls ' League Serving the needs of all girls at EHS is the purpose of the Girls ' League, sponsored by Mrs. Fitzgerald. Informal affairs for the girls were the Kid party and the coke parties held on class levels. Together with the Boys ' League, the Girls ' League sponsored an annual affair, the all- school picnic. A Vesper Service, honoring seniors, ended the year ' s League activities. Officers: Secy., Judy Sorg; V.P., Lea Ann Hartzler; Pres., Viv Mitchell; Treas., Cyn- thia Templin: Spons. Mrs. Fitzgerald. The Girl ' s League Advisory Council hears a report by Viv Mitchell, Pres. 35 ■ ef !JL ,.?.-l ■W ;1IU ■L ... r- " Ai Officers: Secy.. Linda Burnham; Secy., Sally Wenger: Pres.. Dick VanDerKarr; V. P., Mary Jo Peterson: Soc. Chni., Ross Schneider; Treas., Dennis Miller. National Forensic League The thirty-five members of the National Forensic League along with the Radio Workshop and Debate class worked together to further interest and partici- pation in speech at EHS. By competing in interscholastic contests, presenting assemblies at Thanksgiving, Christmas and in the spring, reading morning announce- ments, producing and performing on Teen Turntable, giving programs for homerooms and entering original oration contests; such as, " Voice of Democracy " and " My True Security, " members advanced this goal. The meetings this year featured speak- ers including our foreign students and prominent Elkhart businessmen. Club mem- bers also entertained each other with humorous or dramatic readings. N. F. L. ended its activities this year with the Speech-Drama Banquet held with the Thespians at Hotel Elkhart. N.F.L. members discuss the Local Speech Contest. 36 Officers: Recorder, Donna Stringer; Secy., Judy Smionson; F.P., Julie Yek- nik; Pres., Betty Grillo; Treas., Bar- bara Friesner; Soc. Chm., Carolyn Hartzler; Soc. Chm. Ross Schneider (not pictured). Thespians Under the sponsorship of Mr. Bussard, Thespians and Jr. Thes- pians met Monday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. Discussions of the theater added to the enjoy- ment of the meetings. All members have an oppor- tunity to earn points by working in the Senior, Junior and All- School plays. On March 30, Thespians held an evening of drama in the auditorium for the Junior Thespians in order that they could earn points toward becoming Thespians. Thespian activities ended on May 8, with the Speech- Drama Banquet held at the Hotel Elkhart. Two Thespians check light cues. Thespians perform the candlelight initiation. ■■■I HZ HH 37 Spanish Club plays Bingo. Spanish Club Promoting a better relationship between students, promoting the oral use of the Spanish language, acquainting the members with the customs of Spanish- speaking lands, and promoting a better student- teacher relationship — these are the purposes of the Spanish Club, under the sponsorship of Miss King. Many interesting meetings were planned for the members. Among some of the speakers in these meetings were Miss Crombie and Dr. Schilling. Eligibility for the Spanish National Honor Society is extremely competitive. A student must have studied Spanish for at least three semesters with a B-plus average, be in the upper fourth of his class, be a good high school citizen, and show interest in Spanish-speaking people. Meetings of the Spanish Club are held once a month. In these meetings business was discussed and plans for a trip to Chicago were drawn up. During their trip to Chicago on May 9, the mem- bers ate at a Mexican restaurant and later went to see " The Music Man " . Officers: Pres., Becky Harvey; Soc. Chni., Cynthia Lansche; Treas. Bon Kent; V. P.. Nancy Mathias; Secy., Christine Johnson. 38 French Club members work on the French Club Supper. French Club The French Club, under the supervision of Mrs. Grrillo, gives French students the opportunity to earn more about the culture and the people of France, rhe club met in the evening, once a month, at the home 3f a member. Speakers acquainted with France spoke to the club 3n various interesting subjects. The club sponsored its annual Christmas Supper in which the special feature Df the evening was the French Caroling. rwo of the foreign exchange students, Marie Schuchardt and Eleanora Gomma, were active members. They wrote the script for the Soiree. The final ?vent of the year, the Soiree, was an entertainment light given by the French students for their parents, rhe proceeds from the Soiree will be used to send a French student to a French university in Quebec. Canada. Officers: Soc. Chm., Susie Parmaler; V. P. Kay Krumptz; Pres., Sue Stubbins; Treas.. Lynn Cormican. 39 Officers: Pres.. Dennis Miller; V. P.. Karen Stephen- son: Secy.-Treas.. Joyee Graff. Paint and Palette Giving those persons interested in art a chance to learn more about art, and to develop their interests in art is the main purpose of the Paint and Palette Club. The members have gone to Chicago, Notre Dame, and St. Mary ' s College to look at art museums. This spring some members plan to do landscaping and painting along the river. As a service project, the club members usually make favors for hospital trays. In their programs they have speakers on various phases of art: ceramics, oils, sketches, and paper mosaics. Paint and Palette Club observes an art display. 40 IKstributive Education members judging a window display. yistributive Education Club The Distributive Education Club, under the sponsorship of Miss Kirkland, works to further interest in various phases of distribution, to develop leadership, and to interest members in participating in the state and national club. Pupils enrolled in the Merchandising 12 Class automatically become members of the local branch of the Distributive Education Clubs of America and of the Indiana organization. Several members went to the state conference at IU and won awards in the interview and window display departments. Officers: Treas., Kenneth Twa; Secy., Debra Colvard; Soc. Chin., Barbara Birlew; V.P., Phyllis Grose; Pres., Carolyn Neece; Hist., Mary Beth Fike. m 1 ill m .. " A I uj 1 1 $JZk hI Br jLr mmmBmmm i 41 Initiation of new F.IV.L. members. Florence Nightingale Club The Florence Nightingale Club is devoted to promoting a better knowledge and understanding of health careers. Among the many special activities of the club, the members enjoyed filling stockings for mental patients, visiting Memorial Hospital, seeing health movies, helping with the Heart Campaign and assisting with the nursing conference on College Night. Especially impressive was the dinner honoring the senior girls of the club. Officers: Secy., Sally Gustafson; Treas., Ann Hughes; Pres., Mary Jo Peterson; V.P., Vicki Reinoehl. 42 C. Delbridgc serves Mr. Addison punch at the F.T.A. Teachers Tea. Future Teachers Of America The Future Teachers of America Club, under the sponsorship of Miss Jones, strives to create more interest in the field of teaching. This year Dr. Schilling spoke to the club on " What Makes a Good Teacher. " A panel composed of Miss Jeri Emmert, Mr. Rex Harvey, and Mr. Roger Niemyer discussed the various aspects of teaching. In April, the club sponsored a trip to a meeting in South Bend for students interested in teaching. The Club made posters of " Good Citizens of the School. " Also this year the organization was awarded the Dime Line Trophy. Officers: Sccv.-Treas.. Linda Whitcomb; V.P.. Sarah Gciger Pres.. Diane Fischer. 43 Members of the Junior Academy of Science discuss their science projects. Junior Academy of Science The Junior Academy of Science stresses member participation in all of its activities, thereby promoting an interest in various fields of science. Meetings are held one evening every month at one of the member ' s houses. Programs included talks by the members themselves on their various projects: analyzing aspirin, Casin plastics, model atomic reactors, learning how the atomic bomb works. Several of these projects were exhibited at the Northern Indiana Regional Science Fair held in Goshen on April 11. A dinner was held this spring, instead of the usual field trip, to recognize the senior members and their projects. This dinner was financed by the club dues. Officers: Treas., Ursula Lomen ; V.P., Tom Evans; Pres., Tom Warfel; Secy., Richard High; John Perry. 44 Amateur Radio Club To aid its members in becoming proficient in electronic theory and amateur radio operating procedures is the aim of the Amateur Radio Club, under the sponsorship of Mr. Rohrer. Two communication receivers and one transmitter are now being used in the two short-wave stations operated from the high school. In June the club members will operate a station in some farmer ' s field under emergency conditions for twenty- four hours. Besides running the station, they will generate the electricity needed to run the station in the field. Amateur Radio Club members talk over transmitters. Offieers: Secv., Linda Oklitz; Treas., Dave South- all ; Pres., Lvel Upshaw ; V.P. Ted Smith. 45 Triple L Club Leadership, loyalty, learning — these are the qualities each member of the Triple L Club strives to obtain. This service club meets on Thursday evenings at one of the fifteen member ' s homes. Mrs. Burkhardt is the sponsor who helps the members in all of their activities. Selling carnations at tournament time, providing good bulletin boards, participating in the Dime Line — these were just a few of the many activities of the club. A very interesting program for the members was our foreign students, Marie Schuchardt and Eleanora Gomma, informing the members about life in their respective countries, Germany and Brazil. At the close of the year, the Triple L girls were able to donate $40 of their earnings to the Foreign Student Fund. Triple I. sells corsages for the tourney. Officers: V. P., Lynn Francisco; Treas., Frances Sarber; Soc. Chin., Ronda Keller; Pres., Janet Schuster; Secy., Sandy Maurer. 46 Officers: Secy., Barbara Bibler; Pres., Shar- on Avery; V.P., Marilyn DeLong. Future Homemakers of America Club The Future Homemakers of America Club strives to instill in its members well-rounded personalities, wholesome family lives and the will to be an asset to the school and community. The club meets the second and fourth Tuesday evening of every month. Miss McKeehan and Miss Amsbaugh sponsor the club and its many activities. Selling Blazer pennants, helping with the dime line, having a supper with the three foreign exchange students — these are just a few of the many activities of the club. The members attend the spring and fall district meetings and also the state convention in June. The candlelight initiation of the new members at the beginning of the year was an impressive and fascinating meeting of the club. The club also had many other interesting meetings during the year in which the members learned much about homemakim F. H. A. sells Blazer pennants. 47 Y-Dance Council The Y-Dance Council, with Mrs. Templin as sponsor, provided recreation for the students of EHS. The Council met each Tuesday after school at the YWCA to plan dances following football and basketball games or other sports events. Also they sponsored dances on Friday cr Saturday night after basketball season was over. Other school teams and fans were invited to the dances as guests. A canopy of blue and white crepe paper hung over the Y gym floor for the majority of the dances. Among the bands which played for these dances were: The Rhythmaires, The Accents, Kenny Powers, and Dave Darling ' s Band. The proceeds from these dances went toward the American Scholarship Fund and improvements, such as remodeling the stage in the YWCA auditorium. The Council consists of the following EHS students: seniors, Tom Everts, Rhea Belinky, Barb Birlew, and Henry Levinsky; juniors, Cynthia Templin, Chuck Robbins, Lucy Russo, and Marvin Levinsky; sophomores, Dave Miller, Dave Dygert, Mary Jo Fortino, and Judy Sorg. When bands weren ' t available for these dances, records were used. For these record dances the Council bought many popular records for the kids to dance to. Dance Council looks over plans for a dance, 48 -Teens prepare the " Swing " decorations Y-Teens Through service such as sponsoring an Easter part} ' , working for the Salvation Army, caroling, and participating in World Fellowship Week, Y-teens have tried to attain their club ' s goals of building a fellowship of girls and growing as persons in the knowledge and love of God. As a major project for the year the annual Sweetheart Swing was presented. It was held on February 14, with the Notre Dame Dance Band providing the music. Kay Newman, queen, and her attendants, Judy Taylor and Betty Vance, reigned at the dance. Sue Parmater served as general chairman for the dance. Officers: Secy., Kay Newman; Treas., Vonnie Reinoehl; Pres.. Betty Vance; Ways and Means Chm., Cynthia Templin; Service Chm.. Vicki Reinoehl; V.P.. Ann Rihlet; Music. Jane Lundquist; Program Chm.. Dolly Elsasser. 49 Members of Radio Workshop broadcast a program. Speech at EHS Senior speech at EHS this year was divided into two parts, radio broadcasting and advanced public speaking. Students produced two radio shows a week, " Your School Highlights, " on WTRC and " High School Highlights " , on WCMR. Class members wrote all the scripts, operated the broadcasting equipment and announced the entire program. The Radio Workshop also produced the entire programs for Thanksgiving and Christmas assemblies. Fourteen seniors interested in discussion, debate, and extemporaneous speaking joined the Speech 4 class which met in place of the Radio Workshop during the second semester. The Speech 4 class, along with NFL presented a Junior Town Meeting in the Speech assembly on April 1. Judy Wolf, Jerry Wright, Ken Owens, and Judy Drake produce Teen Turntable. EHS students conduct a Junior Town Meeting with Ihiane Smith from WCMR. 50 The Junior Follies " Rockin ' the Moon " was the theme chosen by the Junior Class for the Junior Follies. The Follies were presented October 18 in the high school auditorium. To carry out the theme, a high school astro-physics class and its teacher took a field trip to the moon with amazing results. An interchange of talent from the people from the moon and the Earth added to the hilarity of the production. The talent from the moon was demonstrated for the Earth people by the Lunar Lovelies (a girls ' chorus line) , a boys ' chorus line, the Hoop-la girls, and the Moon Cats (Jim Haselwood ' s band) . The Earth people introduced the Moon men to Rock n Roll and. more specifically, to Elvis Presley. The boys chorus line performs for the Moon men. The bovs octet croons a Moon nielodv. The Hoop-la girls whirl to " Topsy Part II. " 51 Drama class builds sets for the Senior Class Plav. Senior Class Play lr TOP f % jP fi - ) , fc M wM m-- ■- -— 1 jE - H V- ' flfl fit. --. . | ji The class of ' 59 presented " Teahouse of the August Moon " on November 14, 1958 in the high school auditorium. The play starred Carolyn Baum as Lotus Blossom and Walter Loney as Sakini with a supporting cast of Betty Grillo, Joe Griffin, Tom Schultz, and Tom Deputy. Authentic Japanese costumes also added a note of color to the production. The play centered around the antics of Sakini, an Okinawan interpreter, and the chaos he created for the U. S. Army. Because of Sakini, a teahouse instead of a school was built, with comical results supplied by various army officers. Walter Loney (Sakini) gives cricket i-at ' i- to Carolyn Baum (Lotus Blossom) Walter Loney argues with Tom Schultz (Col. Purdy III) over the customs of Okinawa Vivienne Mitchell (a young mother) and Peter Deputy (her son), after their arrival at Okinawa. The Franks and guests pray during a Jewish holiday The All-School Play The Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett was this year ' s all-school play presented on February 12 and 14. Mr. Bussard directed the play with the assistance of the student director, Patti Waggoner. The story takes place in a small attic in Amsterdam wher the Frank and Van Daan families lived for over two and a half years hiding from the Mazis. Because this play was the heart-warming story of the growing up process of a young girl, it makes us realize the hardship of other people ' s lives. The cast included: Roger Ramsey as Mr. Frank, Betty Grillo as Mrs. Frank, De Vere Pliskin as Anne, Sally Wenger as Margot, Ron Kentas Mr. Van Dann, Diane Funderburk as Mrs. Van Daan, Dale Tarnowieski as Peter, Leonard De Dario as Mr. Dussel, Carl Benander as Mr. Kraler and Ruth West as Miep. De Vere Pliskin (Ann Frank) and Dale Tarnowieski (Peter Van Daan) discuss the plight they are in. 53 mmmm ' ' 4 , 1 : g»:- The A Capella Choir in concert formation. Choir students decorate for Christinas Concert. SL Co K " t5 F a HR, ' JH f? Mf . ' -. B ' ' Jfi ■ • ' ■•■-y ' Wl - S ja ■■V ... » .;. ■ ! ■ 9B1 mprise the vocal music group at EHS: Girls Chorus, Mixed Chorus, Girls Choir and A Capella Choir. Practicing daily, these groups have given concerts, taken trips, and enjoyed a busy successful year. The year ' s activities began with participation in the North Central Chorus, a combined chorus which sang at the South Bend Teachers ' Meeting. Then came the preparation for and the presentation of the annual Christmas concert, with its effective decorations, its traditional processional and its outstanding selection of choral numbers. This concert was presented on two evenings, De- cember 11 and 13. 54 A Capella Choir S. Adams J. Lundquist C. Anderson M. McCreary J. Arisman R. Malmberg S. Bartlett B. Martin P. Bender B. Maxwell H. Bragg C. Middleton S. Brannan S. Middleton T. Brooks D. Miller B. Calkins P. Miller C Campbell S. Minser P. Corns W. Morgan S. Cox M. Murphy M. Craig A. Myers D. Darling P. Nelson W. Davidson J. Parsley R. Davy K. Parsley R. Decker J. Pearson J. Doyle M. Peterson J. Eagon J. Redd J. Fair V. Reinoehl K. Flora M. Ruhling S. Geiger J. Sehuster E. Golden P. Shank B. Grillo J. Strauss E. Gustafson C. Templin M. Haines D. Toone H. Hansborough A. Trout M. Hapner S. VanDusen A. Hendrickson K. iesner A. Hughes L. Willey T. Kaser A. Work M. Kraybill J. Yeknik K. Krumpetz L. oung J. Larimer P. Lovelady Not Pictured Choir Cabinet: Pres., Jerry Parsley; Adv., Mr. Gowdy; Pres. Girl ' s Chorus, Gail Hatfield; Secy., Alice Hendrickson; Robe Chm., Carol Anderson; Pres. Girl ' s Choir, Beth Dalrymple; Soc- Crm., Margaret Ruhling; Pres. Mixed Chorus. Jim Kincaid; Soc. Chm., Bill Davidson. Mr. Gowdy directs choir as B. Davidson takes tape recording. 55 Girl " Choir. Girls ' Choir 1. Alexander B. Burner 1). Dunlap .1. Hughes S. Linton S. Reed S. Smith :; Allman 15. Bruson M Ervin k Johnson 1 ' . Luckey C. Renn A. Sullivan w . Anderson J. Cherry J. Fessenden C. Kidder (,. Lusk k Rose V. Templeton B. Babeock ! . Colvard X. Frank J. Koeppel . Martin G. Scott 15. VanHeldorf C. Bachman . Cox I). Galloway C. Landon . Middleton P. Sellers J. allin I) Baker it. Dalrvmple P. Green B. LeCount 1 . Newman J. Sinimonson S. Wilson B. Bibler . Dillon P. Gro.se L. Lennox . Piltman B. Slough u Young . Burkhardt P. Dolph M Held M Leonard V Beed Girls ' Chorus K Aehberger I.. Coney M . 1I »M in. in S. Lyon : Patterson 1 ' . Albert I). Divietro J. Holycross J. Ma pes L. Pendill H. -Dlll M Fulford It. Jackson S. Markey J. Bamsev 1 " . Baker k. Gildea C. Jessup It. McDermott J. Reid J. Booker S. Grove k Kenyon 1 Middleton V Reid I ' .. Brick k Gurka J. Kiefer M Monk M Sanford S. Brick «.. Harvev i . Lippert J. Moore E. Sarantos k Butte (.. Hatfield i ' . Livengood M Ott :. Sherer R. Sherwin L. Shreiner R. Simone M. Smeltzer B. Spaulding C. Staub K. Strom J. Surls H. Teusher M. Thomas R. Trotter T. VanPatten G. Wehrly C. Whybrew P. Witman s . ' ot Pictured Girls " Chorus. 56 Local contests, followed by district and state competit ion, began in January; the singers brought home many medals and honors. On March 6, the Choir performed at the Band and Orchestra Concert, singing Hanson ' s " Cherubic Hymn " . On March 20, the choirs gave " He Is Risen " , a cantata, as the Easter Assembly. The Annual spring Concert was given on April 30. Special numbers were " Holiday " , " Drink to me Only " , " Salvation is Created " , and selections from the MUSIC MAN. Before singing the " Halls of Ivy " , senior choir members were honored by Mr. Gowdy. During the year the choir groups sang at many community affairs, and took trips to the Music Festival at Michigan City as well as enjoying a spring vacation trip to Chicago to see THE MUSIC MAN. The choirs ended the year ' s activities with their appearance on stage at Baccalaureate, the seniors being in caps and gowns. Mrs. Ethel Kambs was the accompanist for the choirs; Mr. Gowdy, the director. 1. % ' Mixed Choir Mixed Choir S. Baker R. Gowdy C. Jump M. MeCormick N. Stachel P. Berry E. Hany R. Kennell C. Miles G. Strukel R. Burkey V. Havrilenko D. Kidder N. Miller E. Stark R. Causey A. Hartman S. Kidder J. Myers M. Summers E. Chrispyn B. Harvey J. Kincaid C. Nitka D. Tarnowieski J. Christner D. Harvey D. Krumpp J. Palmer J. Toone R. Coleman C. Hill D. Leatherman M. Primavera S. Ulis I. Conn M. Howard M. Loekwood D. Roberts L, Warlick J. Davies D. Hummel J. Luke J. Rutt L. Warner J. Davis P. Jenks D. Yyon M. Sampsell R. West D. Dukes C. Johnson D. Mann R. Scott R. Wolschlager S. Eldridge L. Johnson E. Mann J. Smith C. Wright D. Garberick W. Johnson J. Marks M. Smith J. Smoker G. Wright N. Wright 57 Symphony Orchestra EHS Symphony Orchestra The Elkhart High School Symphony Orchestra has been recognized as one of the largest and finest high school orchestras in the United States. This year one of its highlights was giving a concert for the Wisconsin Mid- Mr. Da i«-» greeted hy the Wisconsin director. Winter Music Clinic at the University of Wisconsin. The first Band and Orchestra Concert was given November 22. Mary Kollat played a piano solo; the Sunset Musicarama was accompanied by " Clair de Lune. " The orchestra and the A Cappella Choir did " The Omnipotence " for the Christmas Choir Concert. The local, district and state contests occupied much of the members ' time during the first of ' 59, but the participants were awarded by many solo and ensemble firsts at State Contest. The Winter Concert featured cello solist Joy Potter and the EHS Choir singing " The Cherubic Hymn. " A pleasure trip was taken by high ticket salesmen to Chicago in early May. They attended " The Adventures of the South Sea " Cinerama and the Chicago Symphony Concert. The Band and Orchestra presented the Senior Concert on May 22. 58 Orchestra Personnel EHS Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Cabinet: Soc. Chni., Dennis Miller; Soe. Chin., Kar- leen Richter; Pres., Dave Darling; Seey.-Treas., Marilyn Fischer; V. P., Diane Fischer. J. Wolf J. Joseph M. Potter M. Walker D. Fischer L. Burkey B. Spade L. Corner P. Hartman A. Turner P. S aggoner P. Moore S. Stutsman B. Maddux M. Kollat C. Perry D. Heath L. Coblentz S. Kneile D. Maas R. Branchick S. Koehler P. Letourneau J. Tschabold N. Dryer M. Williams S. Binkley L. Tulley M. Mclntire . Singrey G. Tschumakow R. E.sasser D. Belt J. Mitchell N. Loney D. Pliskin S. Bundy J. Wolph A. Baltpurvis B. Benham M. Grove C. Trover J. Trindle M. McClure K. Krider A. Feddersen R. Ocker J. Bock J. Sinton B. Curtis G. Smith P. Myers T. Markle L. Hartranft S. Parmater K. Plummer D. Mitchell N. Rieth D. Graff A. Raftree G. Rhodes J. Huster M. Gluck M. Daniels S. Waggoner J. Cittadine R. Wilsey J. Holycross G. Wiesner R. Ludlow M. oder B. Brandt C. Dirks R. Berger K. Newman . Elmore N. Pipher S. Cunningham E. Sarber G. Bremer J. Kidder A. Cleveland D. Witt A. Hendrickson F. Sarber P. Ann Juday P. Warfel G. Bontrager D. Feldmann G. Russell D. Darling R. Hurley N. Teal R. Ramsew M. Fischer M. Melkus J. Potter T. Boardman W. Loney R. Ball K. Richter B. Brown M. Kraybill J. Huster D. Miller P. Oyer C. oodard D. Shenabarger D. Suit P. Penn M. Blower R. Schneider D. Estes J. Hazelwood S. Warford T. Huff A. Prugh D. Wagner 59 EHS Symphonic Band Personnel C. Trover B. Bauge J. Bock C. Crosbie B. Curtis B. Deal P. Eads A. Feddersen D. Feldman M. McClure J. Singleton B. aterman B. Wills P. Myers L. Hartranft K. Plumnier N. Rieth A. Raftree J. Huster J. Artley R. Horswell M. Daniels S. Boots C. Drudge J. Cittadine P. Botts B. Brandt B. Crane D. Dygert J. Holyeross K. Kidder S. Lanker R. Ludlow S. Meyer P. Miller T. Miller R. Murray T. Myers P. Neece R. Niece S. Osterloo J. Parker P. Ruple G. Shau- M. Twyford N. VanPaltcn L. W ineland P. Berger V. Elmore I . McFarland P. Pedler S. u ' r S. Cunningham G. Bremer B. Friesner K. Voder P. Niece G. Bremer A. Cleveland D. Anderson G. Bontrager A. Hendrickson R. Hurley R. Ann Juday R. Keller S. Maurer G. Russell R. Ramsey R. Ball B. Benham S. Blessing T. Boardman B. Brown B. Edwards J. Evans J. Hurley D. Lemmon M. Melkus D. Ong D. Rose J. Stiver S. Thompson L. Wiseman J. Zellmer S. Zinn B. Brown R. Boots B. Boussom B. Bush R. Hoak J. Huster P. Oyer D. Muhlnickel D. Shinaharger J. Coblentz S. Short K. Twa P. Penn D. Darling J. Griffin P. Langdoc W. Mcknight J. Perry V. Pritschet T. Smith L. Coblentz Bill Page and Don Jacobv plaving the " Elkhart Fight Song. " B. Mishler J. Wilson R. Schneider J. Haselwood C. Bowsers C. Gustafson T. Huff J. Leist E. Fergison J. McLaughlin D. Wagner D. Warble P. Litke J. Brown C. Campbell J. Couts L. Francisco J. Hannah P. Miller S. Thomas D. Weaver O. Kleitz G. Loutzenhiser D. Swisher D. Zemanek 60 EHS Symphonic Band The EHS Band gives students who play band instruments a chance to improve their skill and learn more about music. Here at Elkhart High we are fortunate to have an excellent concert band, which has played for city functions as well as out of town. Besides giving three concerts with the Orchestra, they performed this year at Rochester and at Beatty General Hospital in Westville during spring vacation. Also, at the State Band and Orchestra Contest, members received 131 1st division rating medals — over twice the amount received by any other high school in the state. rhe marching band played for the six lome football games, putting on a well- received half-time show at each game. They were also invited to march at the South Bend Riley out-of-town game and in the Centennial Parade. Selected members of the Pep Band olayed for all home basketball games and pep sessions. We have every reason to be proud jf our fine high school band. Band Cabinet: Pres., Roger Ramsey; Soc. Chni., Ross Schneider; V. P., Barbara Benhani; Soc. Chni., Ruth Juday; Secy.-Treas; Sharon Zinn. EHS Band before their Winter Concert 61 Cathy and Kay, wheels of thr Weekly. Pennant Weekly The pounding of typewriters, a steady flow of news, rushed trips to the printshop, last minute press delays and the long- awaited roll of the presses — all these are scenes which will flash back to Cathy Delbridge, Kay Newman, and Kathy Deal who headed the 1959 Pennant Weekly. Each Friday morning the news of the school was published with the assistance of Dave Erne, sports editor; Nancy Mathias, Sue Rauser, Carole Dirks, and Barbara Austin, assistant editors, and Judy Brown and Jacque Mitchell, copy editors. Dick Deputy and his assistant Don Gonsoski took care of the Weekly ' s business; Bill Wiseman was circulation manager. Cathy Dellbridge, editor, had as her reporters: Roger Ramsey, Tom Warfel, and fourteen juniors and sophomores. Writing for Kay Newman, feature editor, were Judy Wolf, Lea Ann Hartzler, and a number of underclassmen. Sports staff . . . Standing: Cawley, Walton; seated: Sileott, Bibler, Wells, Erne. ro aid in the financial support of ;he Weekly is the ad manager, Kathy Deal, md her staff. Sports writers for Dave Erne were: Bob Silcott, Mike Bibler, Bob Walton, John Cawley, Steve Butler and Jeff Wells. rhe six-page red and green Christmas edition was the first of several special ssues published; the second was the Blue and White Pennant. The Nut Issue — Type-Smoke, the Western of the Mid-West- vvas published on bold purple paper. Nancy Mathias and Sue Rauser as co-editors neaded the Underclass Pennant which came Dut April 24. The Senior Pennant was the last issue of the ' 59 Weekly. Girls who bring in the ads. A ' B B p They handle the finances: Gonsoski, Deputy, Wiseman. Galley slaves . . . Rauser, Austin, Dirks, Mathias. Editors, Judy and Tom classify picture-. Pennant Annual Work on the Pennant Annual began in October for the editorial staff. The first task was to choose a theme for this year ' s book. The staff chose " EHS is in the News " for an appropriate theme. After the theme was chosen, the staff then decided on the color and design of the cover. Members of the Pennant Annual staff this year were co-editors, Judy Goldsberry and Tom Deputy; assistant editors, Diane Fischer, Judy Edwards, Sue Stubbins, and Merikay Wiley; business managers. Bill Davidson, Bill Rice; assistant business manager, Carol Bridges; and advertising managers, Ann Feddersen and Steve Emmert. Fitting copy, selling ads, taking pictures, making picture schedules, setting up a sales campaign, selling subscriptions, pasting pictures in the dummy — these are only a few of the staff ' s undertakings. Along with the editing of the Annual come the smaller, yet time consuming and important jobs. Sports %taff in huddle. The sports staff consisted of: basketball, Wally Summers and Phil Campagnoli; football. Bill Raftree; track. Ted Jackson; baseball, Jerry Wright; tennis, Dave Darling; golf. Bob Moenich; wrestling. Louis Fairfield; and cross country, Stan Hooley. The senior committee was composed of Judy Hannah, Carlie Richardson, Sherille Cunningham, Judy Cittadine, Judy Drake, and Sue Wartsler. Club writers were Lynn Cormican, Dick Van Der Karr, Barbara Benham, Sue Parmater, and Sharon Lambdin. The underclass picture committee was Judy Simonson, Rachel Fisher, Martha Potter, Linda Hulbert, Sally Litke, and Kay Par sley. Music and drama writers were Alice Hendrickson, Sarah Geiger, Ann Work, and Betty Grillo. 64 Judy Edwards, Sue Stubbins, Diane Fischer, Merikay Wiley, assistant editors confer on copy. Manning the sales drive: {ice, bus. mgr. ; Davidson, sales nigr. This year the ad staff sold $3680 in ads. On this committee with Ann Feddersen and Steve Emmert as chairmen were Tom Shultz, Lenny Rcdino. Viv Mitchell. Peg Nelson, Dave McCreary, John Clipp, Ruth Ann Juday, Judy Eger, Cathy Carnasios. Judy Hannah, Lynne Cormican, Barbara Stanley, Nancy Teal, and Janet Pfeiffer. The subscription salesmen sold 1400 copies of the Annual in homerooms. On the sales committee with Bill Davidson as chairman were Rudy Drexler, Mary Neff, Marc Froelich. Donna Stringer. Lee Hartzler. Linda Williams, Peggy Corns, Heidi Linder, Betty Vance, Steve Reim. Lynn Francisco, Dorothy Graff, Gary Mann. Ann Cleveland. Marlene Craig, Judy Forry, Carol Anderson, Roberta Davy, Phyllis Grose, Peg Niece, and Lind Hartraft. 65 Athletic News 6 : THE PtNNANT WIIHIV Blazers Meet In Deciding Conference Tilts 1 Tackles Rival Bees Try for Bees Down Ni Cheer Block, Pep Splinters Band in Action 7 . tit s « Blazers Bounce Ft. Wayne North . nw »Hfc 1 - - »». «Bd t ,-■■-:«. fi fa f« 1 ' " ■ — i i vii w $ IjM «5k5%1 ' f f W 3 3 ¥ 40 ¥ 6 1 Football Squad. Left to right, BACK ROW: Head Coach John Janzaruk. Baekfield Coach Rollie Hoover, S. Himes, T. Brugner, D. Groweock. D. Cappelletti, D. Scoville, L. Gall, P. Peek, J. Earl, J. Stewart, J. Stull. P. Howland, D. Dieber, J. Britton. Line Coach Tonv Campagnoli. SECOND ROW: T. Jackson, C. Watkins, H. Hansborough, J. Ellis, P. Turnock, D. Swift, B. Juhl, P. Campag- noli. G. Mann, R. Papa. D. Turnock, J. Redd, J. Slabaugh, FRONT ROW: J. Evans, D. Shreiner, J. Fair, B. Hollar, J. Weaver J. Turnock. B. Held, M. Williams, J. Shuler, R. Freshour, C. Renander, B. Hicks. Blazers win first five; training helps. Rugged practice paid off for the Blazers as they won their first five games. A program of weight lifting and running gave the Blazers good physical shape as official practice time came around. About eighty seniors and under- classmen turned out on August 15. Because the gridders were in such good shape, they wer e able to concentrate more on the basic funda- mentals of football: blocking, tackling, and passing. The Blazers held two practices per day under Coach Janzaruk, until school started. David Haines joined the ranks as assistant B team coach, as a small but eager group of sophomores turned out for football. In the first game of the season, Phil Campagnoli scored two of Elkhart ' s touchdowns and passed for two more while leading the Blazers to a 34-6 victory over F.W. North ' s Redskins. Touchdowns by Moyese Williams, Bob Held, Ted Jackson, Harold Hansborough, Phil Turnock, and Duane Turnock proved to be too much for St. Joe, as the Blazers trounced the Indians 39-13. Duane ' s 46 yard interception run for a T.D. was the highlight of the game. Reading from left to right: Football Coaches; Rollie Hoover, John Janzaruk. Tony Campagnoli. 68 Phil Turnock — Captain Charlie Watkins — Field goal and kicking specialist. Garv Mann — E Ted Jackson — HB Phil Campagnoli — QB Jeff Slabaugh— T Ted Jackson sweeps around left end for 47 vards. 69 Bob Juhl. C Don Swift, G Joel Ellis, T Jesse Redd, F.B. Blazers beat Goshen; rout Fort Wayne Central, The Blue Blazers extended their season win streak to 3 in a row by halting Goshen ' s 3-game win streak. After the opening kick-off bounced off a Blazer line- man, Goshen recovered and scored in fourteen plays, to take the lead 7-0. E.H.S. marched to the Redskin ' s 31 yard line and fumbled, Goshen recovering. The joy of the Redskins was short-lived, however, as Jim Stewart intercepted and returned the ball to his 38. Ted Jackson and Phil Turnock carried to the 1, and Camp wedged into paydirt. A Goshen drive bogged down on the E.H.S. 36 yard line and Elkhart took over. Camp passed to Buzz for the score. On the first play after the kick-off, Jack Turnock stole the ball. Teddy Jackson scored three plays later to make the final score Elkhart — 20, Goshen — 13. In the next game with the aid of a F.W. Central penalty, E.H.S. marched 57 yards in 8 plays for 7 points. Jim Stewart intercepted his fifth pass of the season on his own 41 with 51 seconds remaining in the half. Five plays later, E.H.S. led 14-0. An off-sides penalty gave E.H.S. the ball on Central ' s 14. Phil Turnock scored and the Blazers led 21-0. Jack Turnock recovered a fumble on the Central 29. Late in the fourth quarter, a pass from Camp to Held netted the final 6 points. Ron Papa made three out of four extra points, and the final score was 27-0. Mann and teammates smother Mich. City baek. 70 edge Out M. City. The Blue Blazers got revenge on Michigan ity ' s Red Devils while en route to their ifth straight win on Rice Field. For the past wo years the Devils had beaten the Blazers in he waning seconds of the game. But this year, he Blazers were not to be denied. The first Deriod was a draw, thanks to Gary Mann ' s long mnts, which pushed City deeper into their own erritory. Mid-way in the second quarter, Phil furnock applied a bone-crushing tackle that •esulted in a City fumble and a Blazer recov- :ry. Jesse Redd scored and E.H.S. led, 6-0. Tity scored, and after an exchange of punts, Bob leld scored for a final score of 13-7. J. Stewart snares one in the Riley game. Duane Turnock, E Ron Papa, F.B. Harold Hansborough. H.B. Bob Held. H.B. 71 Caught from behind by Turnock. We drop one, but bounce back, Elkhart suffered its first loss of the season at the hands of the S.B. Adams Eagles. The Blue Blazers were beaten on School Field for the end of their five game winning streak, and also suffered loss of pres- tige which had ranked them as the fifth team in the state. The Blazers got their only score on a third down situation. Quarterback Jim Evans passed to Bob Held, who threaded his way past all defenders and crossed the goal line untouched. The Blazers turned in a rugged defensive job, however, yielding valuable yardage only after holding the Eagles for two or three downs. Final Score 26-6. The Blazers avenged last year ' s homecoming loss by spoiling Mishawaka ' s homecoming at Tupper Field. The first scoring came in the third quarter when Ted Jackson returned a punt to the Maroon 39. Camp threw to Held for 10 yards. Jackson, Held and Turnock carried to the 11, and on the next play Held swept into the end zone. Jackson recovered a Maroon fumble and Stewart carried to the Misha- waka 46. Camp passed to Stewart for 38 yards and Held crossed over into paydirt seconds later. Ron Papa made both extra point attempts to make the final score 14 to 7. Williams is off for a first down. Jon Shulcr — G Jack Turnock — G Dave Growcoek — C Peter Peek — T 72 omp over LaPorte. lifter a quiet first half and a not-so-quiet " pep talk " p the locker room by Coach Janzaruk, the Blazers id an abrupt about-face and swamped the Slicers " j2-0. Bob Held scored one touchdown and narrowly lissed a second while in the process of getting 225 f 516 total yards gained by the Blazers. Phil ' ampagnoli scored two touchdowns, both on short lunges through the middle. Jim Stewart played his jest game by far, going 143 yards in thirteen carries or an eleven yard average, which also included a ouchdown. Charlie Watkins gathered in a Campag- oli pass for another touchdown and also carried the ■all on three occasions. Ron Papa, besides his place- pent kicks, showed his power as a fullback and v ' ound up the night with a six yard per carry aver- ge and one touchdown. The final score was 42-0, he Blazers 7th victory. John Weaver — G E.H.S. cheering section whoops it up after Blazer score. Phil Turnock picks up needed yardage. 73 Bill Hollar— F.B. Dave Scoville — T. Moyese Williams — H.B. Jim Earl — T. Jim Evans — Q.B. Bears defeat Blazers Central ' s Bears closed the door on any hopes the Blazers might have had for a confer- ence title by beating the Blazers, 28-7. The lone Blazer touchdown came on an inter- ception by Jim Stewart. Stewart, Held, and Turnock carried the ball down to the two yard line, where Camp plunged over for the score. Papa made the extra point. Gary Mann had punts of fifty, fifty-one, and fifty-five yards, ending the night with an average of forty-five yards for seven punts. Senior Managers Louis Fairfield, John Helfrick, and Bill Boose. Mann and Turnock stop Riley back. 74 R 7ey win closes Jan ' s best season. The Blazers closed out the 1958 football season by beating the Riley Wildcats 48-0. Bob Held scored the first Blazer touchdown on a punt return. Jim Stewart caught the ball and handed off to Held, who went all the way behind perfect blocking. Other highlights in the game were Phil Campagnoli ' s seventeen yard run from scrimmage for a T.D. and Jesse Redd ' s two touchdowns in the fourth quarter. The annual football banquet was held in the Hotel Elkhart, under the sponsorship of Lions Club. Phil Turnock was elected captain of the 58-59 Blazer squad. Gary Mann was selected as most valuable player and also accorded All Conference end. Don Swift received the Oil Can Trophy for the most team spirit. John Weaver and Joel Ellis were awarded the trophies for best offensive and de- fensive lineman, respectively. This season, with 8 wins and 2 losses, was the best season since ' 41. " Moose " Krause congratulates Mann; Janzaruk looks on. Turnock, Swift and Watkins lead the team on the field for the last game of the year — against Riley. 75 Off To A Shak) Coach Bell, in tense moments of games. w The young Blazer basketball team entered the ' 58- ' 59 campaign with the smallest team in over a decade. Coach Max Bell and assistant Coach Joe Harvey assigned the rebounding duties to the " big " boys; center 6 ' 2 " Wally Summers, and forwards, Steve Reim and Dale Fonner, both six feet tall. Six seniors and five junior made up the Blazer basketball squad. Summers battles for the hall. 76 Start, the Blazers won two, and then The Blazer ' s first venture of the season was against East Chicago Roosevelt Rough Riders. Although both teams played a shaky first half, the Blazers put on a second half drive that gave them their first victory, 50- 43. Veteran Steve Reim hit a terrific 53 ' from the field to lead the Blazers with 23 points. Next the Bellmen downed the suprisingly strong Bulldogs of Nappanee. The Blazers ' poor field goal percentage and the Bulldog ' s terrific free throw percentage made the game a tight contest. A free throw by Wally Summers in the final moments gave the Blazers a 50-49 edge over the county rival. East Chicago Washington, one of the tallest and toughest teams in the state, invaded the Blazers ' home court to hand them the first loss of the season, 69-52. The following week the travel-weary Blazers were edged by the Columbus Bulldogs, 69-63. This evened the Blazers record at two and two. The hard-fighting Blazers opened their Eastern NIHS conference basketball season with a 60-54 victory over LaPorte. It was the third win in five starts for the Bellmen. The Bellmen stayed undefeated in the conference race by ripping the Mishawaka Cavemen, 69-59. Summers, hitting very consistently, connected with 26 points. The Blazers were handed their third loss in seven games by the top-rated Muncie Bearcats. 69-59. The height advantage of the Bearcats was too much for the Bellmen to overcome. Flying Talbert attempts to block a shot. 77 Speedy Merrill lays one in. Reim eludes a flying pursuer. Hit Their Stride, The Elkhart Blazers playing host to Ft. Wayne South, Terre Haute Gerstmeyer, and Indianapolis Scecina opened the Holiday Tourney against the ' 57- ' 58 champs, Ft. Wayne South. The Blazers were edged 66-59 by the Archers and then lost to the Scecina Crusaders, 60-55. After leading 49-30 midway into the third quarter of the Kokomo game, the Blazers submitted to Jimmy Rayl who swished through 24 points in the second half. The Blazers were ahead by one point but a long shot from the side by Thurston clinched the game for Kokomo. The Blazers again ran up against a one-man team in the name of Ron Zalewski of S. B. Washington. However Elkhart ' s balanced scoring was enough to make up for it and the Blazers defeated Washington 80-67. Ft. Wayne ' s high-riding Central Tigers, rated 7th in the state, were the victims of the Blazers 47 ' field goal shooting. Paced by Steve Reim ' s 31 points, Elkhart spilled the Central Tigers, 57-53. Michigan City ' s conference-leading Red Devils had a scare when the determined Blue Blazers fought back from an 11 point deficit to within four points of City ' s score. However, the Devils charged ahead to win, 59-52. through the defense. 78 Fonnrr loap lo rapture another rebound 4 . Rated High in NIHSC; After trailing the Richmond Red Devils through most of the game, the Blazers, ' center Wally Summers scored the winning basket in the last 10 seconds of play and fouled out at the same time. Richmond ' s John Sweet failed to tie the game on the foul shots and the Blazers captured their seventh win of the season. The Bellmen collected their eighth win with little trouble by trouncing Ft. Wayne North. 67-51. The Goshen Redskins invaded the Blazers home court in hopes of halting Elkhart ' s 35 game winning streak. The game was tight all the way before the Blazers finally edged them 70-65. South Bend Riley ' s Wildcats made a wild game of it as the Blazers won their easiest game of the season, 67-46. The game was marred by numerous scuffles but the Blazers capitalized on free throws and won the game. n informal line-up " ' If U 79 EHS cheerleaders, Rhea Belinkey, Helen Horn, Faith Truex, Becky Smith and Pat Lambdin. looking Good, the Blazers Washington Clay, the St. Joseph county champions, were no match for the Blazers. Although Clay ' s Roger Anglemeyer dumped in 30 points, the balanced scores of Talbert, Summers and Reim with 17, 16, and 15 points, respectively, more than made up for it as the Blazers won 61-48. The Blazers with Wally Summers out with the flu and several others weak from effects of the flu, blew a first-half lead and lost to South Bend Adams, 58-52.. With this game they avenged the loss to Elkhart in the ' 58 Regionals. The last regular season game was one of Don Swift, John Helfrick, anil Bill Raftree, our pep session the best of the year. It was see-saw all the way and ended in a tie. In the overtime the Blazers missed numerous attempts as South Bend Central scored two to edge Elkhart. 59-57. Merritt looks for an opening. W I ■■■ sS ' a. a « B pg 9- 4 1m V W l 5 4 r Evans tries to boost the score. Went into Tourney Play, Overcoming many good teams, the Blazers came out on top by winning the Sectional Tournament. Elkhart constructed a halftime lead over Nappanee and went on to win 58-46. In the next game the Shipshewana Scotties battled the Blazers on even terms for three quarters until Elkhart scored 19 points in the final stanza. Nearing the end of the tournament, the Blazers met the Middies who couldn ' t quite make it as the Blazers won 62-50. In the final game of the Sectional, Concord ' s scrappy Minutemen fought to the last minute as the Blazers stopped their winning streak at 24 games. It was a fast game as the lead changed hands several times throughout the game. Concord hit a fantastic 100 ' of their free throws but the Blazers won their fourth consecutive Sectional. The following week the Blazers met the Columbia City Eagles in the Regional Tournament. With a definite height advantage , the Eagles built up a first-half lead which the Blazers were unable to overcome. The Eagles won 72-58. COA SB SB 9B fl IcORDM fflELK H ART dtob ' - | official! ■•• -» iSf !«! BOARD ■»% 3JS Veah! That tourney score. Blazer Varsity squad: first row, Bill Boose. Jack Merrill, Wally Summers. Steve Beim, Dale Fonner, Dick Talberl. Jim Evans, second row. Larry Snyder. Monte Moore, Gary Mann. Phil Campagnoli, Larry Long. Jim Middleton. Coach Max Bell, last row. Jerry Hostetler. and Joe Harvey. .- v f m mmmmmm mv Mr. Davies leads the Pep Band in a snappy number. And With Everybody Cheering Much color is added to the Blazer basketball games held at the Northside Gym. Spectators feel a pride in the building itself and enjoyed all that goes with " Indiana Madness. " A specially chosen group of musicians known as the " Pep Band " plays at all the EHS pep sessions and home games. Two years ago Mr. Davies and the band members chose informal uniforms for these appearances: sharp-looking blue and white striped jackets, dark trousers, white shirts and bow ties. Perhaps this would be a good place to acknowledge our indebtedness to the " men behind the men. " Most of the men on the EHS faculty work at basketball games as gate keepers, ticket sellers, and score keepers. But the biggest job of all, the ticket sales, from the first game through the tourneys, was efficiently handled by Ivan C. Gill. This year marked the fifth year that EHS organized the Cheerblock. New sponsors this year were Miss Campbell and Miss McKeehan who took charge of seating, attendance, and jerseys. The Cheerblock attended all home games. Sectionals, Regionals, and the Holiday Tourney. Our fans register a sad moment. 82 Ended as Sectional Champs The successful basketball season was climaxed jvith the annual Basketball Banquet which vas held at the Elks Club. Forrest (Fordy) nderson, head coach at Michigan State, gave an nspiring talk on the value of sports in one ' s ife. The coveted Most Valuable Trophy was iwarded to Dale Fonner, Steve Reim was elected Captain and Dick Talbert won the Emmert ?ree Throw Award. Don Pletcher, B team forward, von the Robbins Memorial Award for the nest free-throw shooting on the B team. Coach Bell ;hanked the boys for a good season and hoped ;hat their experiences in basketball would lelp them in life. Basketball award winners and speaker: Dirk Talbert. Dale Fonner, Steve Reim. Don Pletcher, Baek row. Forrest Ander- son, Duane Peterson, Bill Donella, and Max Bell. ilazers 6 team With more height and potentiality than in Dast years, the B team ended with a 14-6 season " ecord. This year ' s B team members were Jon Birdsey, Steve Bell, Bob Bozzo, Jim Dempsey. Dennis Foster, Jerry File, Chuck Lamb, Larry Lech, Tom Mathis, John Peckham, Don Pletcher, 5teve Price, Steve Raholin, Merrill Smith, 3yd Ulis, and Bob Walton. Elkbart High School Coaching Staff: first row. G. Silcott. seeond row. J. Janzaruk, M. Bell, third row. J. Hosteller. S. A. Campagnoli, J. Harvey, fourth row. D. Haines. M. Ronzone, fifth row, C. Walker. R. Hoover. 83 Tennis doubles teams: Dave Darling and Tim Barrett; Bill Holdeman and Theron Brenneman. Tennis Cops Conference 3rd Place Charlie Walker ' s EHS tennis team opened and closed their season with decisive victories over E.N. I.C. foes. They compiled a 4 won, 4 lost record and consequently tied with Fort Wayne North Side for 3rd place in the conference. Starting the season with one returning letterman, the Blazers shut out LaPorte and Mishawaka before falling to an experienced Goshen Redskin team 3-2. Taking to the road, they were edged by Fort Wayne North Side 3-2. Getting back on the winning trail, the Blazers manhandled the S. B. Riley team, winning 3-2 but lost to S. B. Central by the score of 4-1. Closing out the season, the Blazers journeyed to Michigan City and captured a 3-2 win over the Red Devils. For the third consecutive year the Blazers reigned supreme in the No. 1 doubles competition. Recognized as one of the top E.N.I. C. single players. Captain-elect Dave Darling ended his final year of varsity play. Through graduation the Blazers will lose T. K. Brenneman, Darling, and Jim Lerch. Expected to form the mainstay of next year ' s Blazers will be returning lettermen. Tim Barrett, Bill Holdeman, and George Tschumakow. EDS Tennis team ; first row, B. Holdeman, T. Barrett, B. Sileotl, T. Herald. J, Cawley, second row, Coach C. Walker, H. Aim, T. Brenneman, D. Darling, B. Chaffee, D. Brenneman, and J. Troyka. 84 EHS Cross Country team: first row. R. Wiltrout. T. Gaspclin, C. Umbarger, R. Adams, F. Roller. R. Scott. R. Podawiltz, B. Mc- Knight, M. Howard. F. Martin, second row, J. Conner, G. Rucklen. D. Smith. R. Benlley. L. Paoletti. J. Kile. 1$. Edwards. D. VTeld . D. Harvey. F. Cummins, third row, P. Pettit, L. Hipskind, S. Hooley. C. Miller, C. Lamb. M. Smith. E. Ernst. J. Birdse . , I Y .1,1. II H. tl.:., . ...I (....I. I H ,r-...i O. Weldy, D. Duthie, and Coach J. Harvoj Harriers Place 6th At State Meet Coach Joe Harvey developed for his third consecutive year a strong cross country team. This year ' s harriers chalked up a record of thirteen wins out of thirteen regular meets for the eastern NIHS conference crown. Taking home the first place trophy and individual honors, the team participated in the first annual South Bend Central invitational relay during the season. Facing a set-back in the NIHS conference meet with a sixth place, the harriers staged a strong come-back at the sectional meet to hold their team championship, as junior Chuck Umbarger successfully defended his individual crown. To climax their season the cross- countrymen traveled to Indianapolis for the state meet where they finished in sixth place. At this state meet Chuck Umbarger took first place in the two mile event to becom e the individual state champion. C. I mbargcr comes down the home stretch. 85 Baseball pitchers warm up: Jack Merrill, Duane Turnock, and Larrv Long. Baseball Squad Shows Great Gain Late inning rallies and fine pitching have helped the Blazers to one of their finest starts in thirteen years. Coach Jerry Hostetler ' s team has won seven straight ball games after two early season losses. This seven game-winning streak is due to an all-around team effort. Strong pitching and good hitting have kept the Blazers in first place in the conference. Seniors Jack Merrit and Duane Turnock combined to pitch twenty-three scoreless innings in conference play before a run was scored. In conference play, junior Clete Kelly drilled a long homerun and senior Jack Merritt pitched a three-hit ball game as the Blazers blanked a strong Michigan City team 3-0. In other conference games the Blazers shut out an old rival Goshen 1-0. Lefty Duane Turnock pitched a one-hitter. The Blazers then white-washed South Bend Washington. 2-0. The team traveled to Mishawaka where they defeated the Cavemen 10-5. Thus the Blazers support a 4-0 conference record. EHS baseball team: first row, R. Freshour, J. McClaine, J. Wright. C. Kelly. T. Mathis, second row. J. Merritt. J. Severns. T. Brenneman, J. Turnock, (». Mann, third row, Assistant Coach Joe Harvey, G. Kling. T. McFall. L. Long. D. Turnock. and Coacb J. Hosteller. EHS wre B. Hollar tling team: first row, J. Slabaugh, L. Gall, J. Turnook. H. Hansborough, J. Weaver, B. Scott, second row. , C. Vliddleton. T. Jackson, C. Kelly. L. Fairfield. T. Fairfield, mgr.. J. Helfrick. R. Hoover. Wrestlers Take Conference Honors Wrestling, a newly revived sport at EHS, ?nds its second year with very distinguishing •esults .Coach Rollie Hoover ' s matmen had an 1-2 record, with excellent showings in all ourneys and meets entered. The team boasts ioliday Tourney and conference championships rhey also qualified six men for the regional it Lafayette and one man to the state meet. lansborough and Weaver maneuver for an advantage. With the return of more than half of the varsity wrestlers, Elkhart anticipates having an even better team next year. Varsity letter- winners returning next year are Bob Scott, Ted Fairfield, Lyle Smith, Clete Kelly, John Weaver, Bill Hollar, Jack Turnock, and Larry Gall. Through graduation the wrestling team will lose several lettermen: Louis Fairfield, Harold Hansborough, Ted Jackson, Jeff Slabaugh, Rod Bentley, and Joel Ellis. The team will also lose their senior manager, John Helfrick. First contact of a practice match — J. Turnock and I., (.all. Randy Adams — over the top. Track Squad Is Way Out Front The Elkhart Blazers opened their track season this year in a blaze of glory by defeating three of the state ' s best track teams. This meet was held in the Notre Dame Fieldhouse. The teams participating were Elkhart, Fort Wayne North Side, Kokomo, and Muncie Central. This was also the order in which the teams finished. The Blazers have had a tremendous season this year. Winnings include first place awards at such meets as the Goshen Relays and the Eastern Division of the Northern Indiana Conference. The Blazers have remained undefeated in eight starts. It has been said by Coach Matt Ronzone that this is the best Elkhart track team since 1929. The Blazer track team again ran away with the Sectional track meet held at Rice Field, May 8. Elkhart which qualified 19 boys for the Regionals, compiled 90 points. On May 12, the Blazers traveled to South Bend to be defeated 56-53 by South Bend Central; however on May 15, they won the Regionals and have high hopes of copping state honors. Ronnie Richmond, Steve Price — relay exchange. EHS track team: B. Scott, M. Williams, J. Evans, B. Held, J. Redd, C. Middleton, R. Hoover. J. Janzaruk. standing. D. Erne. C. Lmharger, P. Pettit, R. Adams, T. Gaspelin, J. Conner, J. Middleton, S. Price, S. Reim. B. Chaffee. M. Yeknik. S. Hoolev. C. Miller. B. Hollar, R. Wiltrout, J. Helfrick, Coach Matt Ronz ,ne. EHS golf team: fir t row. J. Troyka, S. Bell. J. Cawley. second row, B. Moenich. Coach Max Bell, and M. Haines. Golfers Win Second in Conference After a lapse of many years, golf was resumed at EHS, with Max Bell as coach. The teams practice at the Elks Club, and most of the equipment is furnished by the players This year ' s team was at a great disadvantage because of a lack of experienced players. Only two lettermen, Bob Moenich and Jay Troyka returned. However two under- classmen. Steve Bell and John Cawley earned places on the varsity squad, and Mike Haines, senior, made the fifth member. The team ' s first match with Edwardsburg, was taken by the Bellmen. 11% to 3. The first conference match was with Riley and Adams at South Bend. Elkhart won the match, but lost the next one. to LaPorte. Playing Central of South Bend. Mishawaka. Michigan City and Fort Wayne Central, the squad improved and won second place in the NEIC. At the Invitational meet in LaPorte on May 9 the squad tied for third with West Lafayette. Mike Haines, playing in the third position, fired a 76 to tie for second low medalist. B Squad Looks Good The B team golfers, showing much promise for a strong varsity club next year are Bob Silcott, Jeff Van Horn, Jim Stewart, Dick Klingaman, Chuck Lamb, John Bentz. These boys have won 4 out of 6 matches on their schedule. Intramural golf was offered this spring with Mr. Scher as coach; 18 boys have been playing on the Elks Club course. Moenich eves the ball: llaino follows through. 89 Proud wearers of E award — EHS Varsity Club Varsity Club Varsity Club officers: Steve Emmert, Gary Mann, Bob Juhl and Don Swift. The Varsity Club, with Mr. Silcott as sponsor, met before school on the first and third Thursdays of each month. During the year the forty " E " men worked on many projects including: encouraging. more participation and yelling at pep sessions and games, drawing pep posters for the halls, having two parties, (one during the winter at Cook ' s ranch) , working on the Dime Line, and sponsoring the annual " Will Be- Has Been " game. To become a member of the Varsity Club a boy must earn a major " E " in any of the E. H. S. sports. Some of the " E " men joined together to form their own cheering section for the basketball games. To remain a member of the Varsity Club, a member must defend his letter by " going out " for the sport he earned his letter in, or for another sport. The club ended its year with a dan ce for " E " men and their dates on May 9. 90 Girls Athletic Association In order to fulfill its purpose of improving sportsmanship and individual ability in sports, the Girls ' Athletic i Association, under the direction of Miss Kendall, has taken part in many athletic ' activities this year. The G. A. A. played its regular volleyball schedule, held an interclass basketball tournament, and worked on the Dime Line. Besides the annual activities, the club attended a district playday at Plymouth and sent two of its officers to a G. A. A. leadership camp to get new ideas for the club. Because these members had earned enough state points, they were eligible to attend the Plaque Playday at Purdue University on April 11. The final activity of the year was the awards banquet which was held May 8. The G..4.A. officers: Karleen Richter; Sandy Hartman; Juan Singleton; Miss Kendall, sponsor; Sharon Lamhdin, anil Mickey Galloway. During the year the G.A.A. travels to other cities to compete in tournaments and games 1 W I j People in the News W Court i -- . •;- — ' A ?c Sis S " S II Our Administrators Mr. J. C. Rice, our superintendent of schools, is largely responsible for the efficient oper- ation of all Elkhart schools. Although not many students know Mr. Rice personally, we recognize him as a man who is always interested in our curriculum and in our special projects. Not only is Mr. Rice a leader in school ad- ministration but he is also a respected com- munity leader. It is our good fortune to have such a capable man heading our schools. Mr. Wollenweber and Mr. Burns. Dr. Arlo Schilling;. 94 The School Board: Mr. Howard F. Christner, Mr. Chester Huffman. Mr. Phillip E. Byron, Mr. Melvin Glendenning. and Mr. Eldon I .undquist. and Board of Trustees The Board of Trustees meets each Monday night during the school year. The business of building, financing, and running the schools is carried on. One of their major problems is competing with the growing population. Dr. Arlo Schilling, our new curriculum director, is responsible for making the high school a more profit- able experience for all students. His witty, informal manner helps him be a success in his job. Mr. William Wollenweber is the Elkhart School City ' s building and grounds superintendent. A busy man. he is responsible for the maintenance of all Elkhart schools. Included in his job are the building, remodeling and upkeep of schools and playgrounds. Mr. Maurice Burns, the business manager, handles all school finances. He instructs all school organiza- tions in the handling of finances. Along with man- aging the affairs held in the North Side Gym. he handles all the extra-curricular funds of the schools. 95 Our Principal, Dean, anc At the beginning of the year m an assembly, Mi Woodruff told us what he expected of us, as student of EHS. He expressed a desire for all of us to havj high ideals and good principles as well as to behav ourselves in a fashion complimentary to our schoo Woody, an enthusiastic school supporter, attends a ' .j plays, concerts, games, and suppers which are puj on by various clubs in EHS. His school spirit sun passes that of any other student or faculty membei Because of his firm yet informal manner, he ha gained the respect of all EHS students and is ac claimed as a friend to many of us. The class of ' 5. will always remember and thank Woody for the hel he has given us in the past three years. Principal C. P. Woodruff. Miss Kirkland and Mr. Organ. Miss Kirkland, Placement Counsellor, and Mr. Organ, Vocational Coordinator, work together in setting up programs giving vocational in- formation. They are responsible for bringing in repre- sentatives from technical and business schools to confer with interested students. As Placement Counsellor, Miss Kirkland dis- cusses vocations with all juniors as a follow-up of their Kuder tests. She confers with all stu- dents who have part-time jobs and attempts to find jobs for students who need to earn money. She issues bulletins on seasonal jobs and gives advice to all students in job situations. As Vocational Coordinator, Mr. Organ works closely with local industries helping the boys in our vocational courses to find jobs or work as apprentices. In turn, he supervises the voca- tional department, seeing that our courses meet the demands of local employers. 96 Counsellors Guide us The EHS guidance staff, headed by Mr. Woodruff, (Mr. Updike, Mrs. Fitzgerald, Mr. Rogers, and the six counsellors, performs many duties in order to adequately counsel high school students. The deans, Mrs. Fitzgerald and Mr. Rogers, are in icharge of attendance and personal problems of the istudents. Sponsors of the Boys ' League and Girls ' JLeague, they are primarily concerned with the social land personal aspects of counselling. The principal, Mr. Woodruff, and assistant principal, Mr. Updike, deal with student disciplinary problems iarising during school time. Mr. Updike is in charge of the testing program and deals with all matters concerning scholarships for EHS students. Mr. Updike. Mrs. Fitzgerald, and Mr. Rogers. The counsellors Mr. McHargue. Miss Sharp, Mr. KaufTman. Miss Deal. Mr. Hart, and Miss Jarvis. One of the recommendations made by Dr. Conant in his book. The American High School, is for in- dividual program counselling. This type of counselling has been in effect at EHS for several years. We have no " track " curriculum pat- terns with students taking voca- tional, commercial, or college prep courses. Instead, our six counsellors through conferences with each stu- dent try to plan an individual pro- gram for each of us best-suited for our needs after graduation, and guide us until we leave EHS 97 The EHS ADDISON, WILLIAM, B.S., M.S. Social Studies AMSBAUGH, ANNA, B.S., M.S. Homemaking, Homemaking Chairma BELL, JOE, B.S., M.A. Commerce, Commercial Chairman BELL, MAX, B.S., M.S. Basketball Coach. Golf Coach BENBOW, LOUISE. B.S., M. A. Reading Improvement BOOK, ORPHA, A.B., B.S., in L.S. Librarian BURKHARDT. DOROTHY, A.B. English BLSCHE, LOUISE, B.A., M.A. English, Acting Chairman BUSSARD, DONALD, B.S. Speech. Dramatics CAMPAGNOLI, ANTHONY, B.S., MJ Physical Education. Social Studies CAMPBELL, HARRIETT. B.S., M.SJ Mathematics, Driver Training CROMBIE, UNA, London U. World History, English Literature CROSIER. WILLIAM, B.S. Industrial Arts CROSIER. JO ANN, B.S. Homemaking DAVIES, JOHN, B.M.A., M.M.E. Director of Instrumental Music DAY, JOHN B., A.B. Mathematics DEAL. JUNE E., B.S., M.A. Commerce, Counselling DILLEN. CHRISTINE. B.A., M.A. Engl ish, Speech DuVALL, JOHN, B.S.. M.A. Industrial Arts EHRSAM. ROBERT. A.B., M.S. Mathematics. Intramural Director FRANKOYITZ. TREVA, B.A. English, French FRICKE, LEANNE, B.A. English GILL, IVAN, B.S., M.A. Chemistry, Ticket Manager GOWDY, WILLIAM, B.S.M.. M.M. Director of Vocal Music, Music Chairman GRATZER. FLORENCE. A.B., M.A. English GRILLO, OLIVIA. B.A. French HAINES. DAVID. B.S. Driver Training. Assistant Football Coach HART, GLEN. B.S.. M.S. . Industrial Arts. Counselling 98 Faculty HARVEY, W. JOE, B.S.. M. A. Social Studios. Consumer Education Cross Country Coach HARVEY. REX. B.S.. M.S. Mathematics. Mathematics Chairman HOOVER. ROLLIE. B.S., M.S. Driver Training. Wrestling HOSTETLER. JERRY. B.S. Mathematics. Baseball Coach, B-Teani Basketball Coach JAMES, HOWARD. B.F.A., M.S. Art JANZARIK. JOHN. B.S.. Football Coach. Driver Training JARV1S. KATHRYN. B.A.. M.A. Mathematics, German, Counselling JERSILD. ARTHUR, B.S. Electricity, Radio JOHNSON. JULIA, R.N.. B.S. School Nurse JONES. FLORENCE. B.S.. M.S. Cadet Teaching. Social Studies JORDAN, RILEY. B.A.. M.A. Social Studies. Social Studies Chairman KAl FMANN. LEWIS. B.S., M.S. Social Studies. Counselling Winning hat-makers at the farultv party. 99 The EHS KELLY, DOROTHY, B.A., M.A. English, Publications KENDALL, MARY, B.S., M.S. Physical Education KERR, LESTER, B.S., M.A. Mathematics KING, GLADYS, B.A., M.A. Spanish KIRKLAND, HELEN, Ph.B., M.A. Distributive Ed., Placement LUTEY, RICHARD. B.S., M.S. Mathematics, Physics LLTY, EDITH. A.B., M.S. English MAHAN, ROBERT. B.S., M.S. Biology. Physical Science MATER, WILBUR, B.A., M.A. Visual Aids and Scheduling McHARGUE, GLENN, B.S., M.S. Social Studies, Counselling McKEEHAN, ALICE, B.S., M.S. Homemaking MILLER, EVELYN, B.A., M.A. Biology, Acting Science Chairman MORGAN, JOHN, B.S. Industrial Arts NADER, ESTHER, B.A. Mathematics ORGAN, E. T. Director of Vocational and Adult Education QUEENER. DONALD K., B.S. English RIDENS. JACK, B.S. Mechanical Drawing, Printing ROHRER. STANLEY. B.S. Physics RONZONE, MATTHEW, B.S., M.S. Physical Education. Track Coach RUSSELL, ISABEL, A.B. Developmental Reading. English SAILOR. BERNICE. B.A.E. General Art 1 k SANDS, W. E., B.A., M. A. Social Studies Mm yf SAWYER, MARGUERITE, B.A., M. i Latin, English MLM SCHAFER. JOHN K.. B.S.. M.S. Biology SCHER, JOSEPH, B.S., M.A. Commerce W 0 ] J SCHWARTZ, DONALD. B.S. Industrial Arts 2 SHARP. MARIE, B.A., M.A. English, Counselling SICKELS. ADA. Ph.B.. M.S. English 100 Faculty SILCOTT, GLENN, B.S., M.A. Director of Athletics, Health and Physical Education Chairman SPROULL, RAYMOND, B.S., M.S. Social Studies NTHIMER, JOSEPH E., B.S., M.S. Physical Science, Mathematics TROVER, FRANCIS, B.S. Physical Science B.A. ULERY, HERBERT C, B.S. Vocational Printing: WATTS, HELEN, B.A. Homemaking WENCER, GALEN, B.A., M.A. Director of Speech and Radio Workshop WHITE, VIOLET, B.S., M.S. Commerce WILLIAMS, SHARON, A.B. English, Speech WILLIS, DONALD, B.S., M.A.T. Mathematics, Chemistry WISE, SALOME S., B.P.E. Physical Education WYSONG, RICHARD, B. S.. Industrial Arts M.S. Woody and friends exhibit prize hats. 101 Homerooms, the Heci Seniors vote on school affairs. Representative Becky Smith take a vote on a proposed Student Council measure in homeroom 2 Juniors learn about vocations. Vice-president Harry Bragg leads a discussion on vocations in homeroom 205. 102 )f the Guidance Program n important part of the EHS guidance program, ie Guidance Council is composed of Mr. ' oodruff; Mr. Updike; the two deans, Mr. Rogers id Mrs. Fitzgerald; the six counsellors; Miss irkland; and Mr. Organ. Meeting once a week, lis council plans discussions and supervises ery part of school activities: curriculum, :tendance, activities, athletics, faculty- upil situations. Because the Guidance Council composed of the chairmen of the various uidance committees, it serves as a " frame " which irects the functions of the various guidance Dmmittees of the school. if course, an important part of the guidance •ork is program counselling. In the EHS ?t-up, the plan is that two counsellors guide class from the time they are sophomores until ley graduate. Naturally, as students discuss leir programs with their counsellors, they lso discuss personal problems. In this way, y the time we are seniors, our helpful counsellors now each of us pretty well. ne of the Guidance Committees, the homeroom : mmittee is composed of Mr. Kauffman, hairman; Miss McKeehan, seniors; Mrs. Miller, aniors; Miss Amsbaugh, sophomores. This ommittee plans all homeroom activities. A sponsor rom each class also belongs to the committee nd gives ideas in relation to class activities, a order to co-ordinate homeroom programs, the committee meets every month and plans next month ' s programs. Then each class chairman meets with the presidents and vice-presidents of all homerooms on that level and helps them plan their programs. When the programs are planned, the committee sends out a bulletin which lists the homeroom programs of that particular month. Student Council reports and topics for discussions are incorporated into these homeroom discussions. Homeroom programs for each class level are directed toward the interests of that particular class. Sophomore programs help students get acquainted with EHS: courses, activities, traditions. Junior programs follow the theme, " choosing our vocations. " In the senior year we have programs about our future plans, jobs or college. The purpose of the guidance committees is to make more extensive plans in the particular phases of the guidance program. The assembly committee plans various assemblies directed toward the betterment and development of the student. The activities committee directs extra-curricular activities: clubs and dances. Because of our guidance committees and our guidance program, EHS students find school life both pleasant and profitable. Sophs learn more about the school. Michele Schmalzried tells homeroom 321 about pep session procedure during a panel discussion. 103 C as Ron Papa discusses plans with the other Senior Class officers and the sponsors. Our Senior Year arrived at last: the most exciting, the most important — the last year for us, the Class of ' 59. As leaders we were in charge of the year- book and held key positions in the band, orchestra, and choir. Many of our classmates won top honors in speech contests, music contests and sports. Our first activity of the year was our play, " Teahouse of the August Moon. " Because the play had a larger, more appreciative audience than any other class play in recent years, we classified it as exceptionally successful. Ann Cleveland talks to a group of seniors about her trip to Finland. 104 of 1959 As we followed our Blazers through the football and basketball seasons, we realized ithat many seniors were playing for the last Itime on Rice Field or at the North Side Gym. This gave an added emotional impact to our pep isessions, and to our victories. Soon January arrived and we were busy ordering name cards, announcements, and choosing our caps and gowns. As we planned our Senior Day program, the Class of ' 59 achieved an artistic success. A special commit- tee wrote an original musical comedy, entitled " The Arabian Nights " , a fantasy. Combining their talents, they wrote the script, the music (assisted by Mr. Kilbert) and the lyrics for their songs. Oriental dance numbers were designed and directed by our classmates; others made the sets and costumes. Another group of hard-working seniors was responsible for the publishing of the Pennant Annual, which came out June 6. With Judy Goldsberry and Tom Deputy as editors, and Bill Rice as business manager, the 216 page book was delivered to 1,400 subscribers. Perhaps the most memorable part of our year was Commencement night when our loved and respected teacher Mr. Ivan C. Gill gave our Commencement address. Mr. Woodruff speaks to homeroom 18 on current school problems and practices. Homeroom 213 packs a Christmas basket. Homeroom 115 plans a program. 105 Class of GENE R. ADAMS MARGIE ALBAUGH CAROL J. ANDERSON CHARLES D. ANDERSON MICHAEL ANDERSON LARRY L. ANGLE JAMES ARISMAN GLENDIA RLTH ATTKISSON NANCY L. AUSTIN LARRY LEE BAKER THOMAS A. BALLARD MAIJA BALTPURVINS LINDA L. BARNES LABRY BARRETT RITA BASKERVILLE CAROLYN H. BAUM SANDY BEECH SHARON ANN BEISSLER RHEA BELINKY PAUL A. BENDER BARBARA BENHAM ROD BENTLEY MARGE BERGMAN IVAS BERZINS 106 7959 BARBARA ANN BIBLER SYLVIA E. BINKLEY BARBARA ANN BIRLEW STANTON BLESSING JANICE CAROL BOCK JAMES F. BONFIGLIO WILLIAM BONTRAGER CHARLES BOOKS MELLONIE ANN BOOKS RONAL D. BOOTS SHIRLEY ANNE BOOTS RICHARD L. BOISSOM tV WILLIAM BOWERS JIM A. BOWSER BR ICE A. BRADLEY SUSIE DEE BRANNAN =. 1 n ■E Hb I THERON K. BREJVNEMAN CAROL M. BRID(,KS GEORGE BR1ESACKER THOMAS N. BROOKS BLRTON BROWN JANN ELAINE BROWN JAYNE BROWN BONNIE BURNER 107 Class of NANCY ANN BURNS SUE BUTCHER PHIUIP CAMPAGNOLI CAROUYN J. CAMPBELL EVELYN CAMPBELL CATHERINE M. CARANASIOS SHARON CARTER FREDERICKS CHAPLIN JACK CITTADINE JUDY CITTADINE NANCY S. CLEM LINDA J. CLEMENTZ ANN CLEVELAND JOHN L. CLIPP CAROL J. COLAGROSSI DEBRA COLVARD PATRICIA SUE CONNER VERN CONNER SHARON CONNER LYNNE E. CORMICAN NANCY CORNELIUS PEGGY CORNS SHARON R. COX RLSSELL COX 108 7959 MARLENE CRAIG JUDITH ANN CROUT RUTH E. CUNNINGHAM SHERRILUE CUNNINGHAM matt czoch marigrace beth dalrymple kaye n. daurvmple william earl danner DAVID T. DARLING BILL DAVIDSON BARBARA DAVIS ROBERTA R. DAVY BRENDA KATHLEEN DEAL DENNIS GEORGE DECKER ROBERT O. DECKER CATHY DELBRIDGE JIM DEMAS JOHN DEMAS TOM DEPUTY LARRY D. DEUEL FRED DIBBERT DREXEL DICKERHOOF CAROLE K. DIRKS BILL DOWELL 109 Class of JUDY DRAKE RUDY ML DREXLER SHARON M. DUMTHAN JUDY EDWARDS JUDY ANN EGER JOEU EULIS FUORETTA ELUISON GERALDINE ELLISON STEVEN A. EMMERT THOMAS EVANS THOMAS B. EVERTS LOUIS D. FAIRFIELD ANN FEDDERSEN DEANNA FELDMANN BRENDA J. FEMMORE MARY BETH FIKE RACHAEL A. FISHER DIANE FISCHER BEVERLY KAY FLAUDING BARBARA KAY FLORA MICHAEL J. FLYNN SHERRI RAE FLYNN DALE FONNER JUDITH E. FORRY 110 1959 DAVID P. FOSTER JANET FOSTER LYNN FRANCISCO NANCY FRANK NANCY ANN FREED TOM FREED BARBARA LLCRETIA FRIESNER MARC ANTHONY FROEI.ICH DALE FRYE MARY JEAN FULWIDER DIANNE FLNDERBl BK MICKEY GALLOWAY MICHAEL R. GARDNER PATRICIA D. GEERTS RICHARD GIBBS SARAH GEIGER GEORGE E. GILLINGHAM EDIE GOLDEN Jl DY GOLDSBERRY DOROTHY HELEN GRAFF MYRA GBEGOBY JOHN W. GR1EB JOSEPH RICHARD GRIFFIN BETTY GRILLO 111 . wi Class of JOYCE GRISSOM PHYLLIS JEAN GROSE MARSHA LYNN GROVE ELWOOD GLSTAFSON MICHAEL J. HAINES JERRY HAMPEL HAROLD W. HANSBOROLGH JUDY HANNAH MARY LEE HAPNER PETE HAPPER MEREDITH HARPER STEVEN HARRISON LIND HARTRANFT LEA ANN HARTZLER KAREN SLE HAYDEN LINDA JANE HAYDEN RLTH ANN HEILIGER JOHN HELFRICK ALICE HENDRICKSON LARRY G. HIPSKIND BECKY HOLT IRENE E. M. HOLYCROSS JANICE HOLYCROSS DONALD IIOOLEY 112 1959 STANLEY HOOLEV BARBARA HOSTETLER BURTON L. HOSTETLER LINDA M. HLLBERT JUDITH KAY HUNSBERGER JIM HURD CLEVELAND J. IRVING DAVID IRVING JON E. INBODY TED JACKSON PHYLLIS JAY DAVID JENKINS {P r t ) CARL JENKS JERRY JOHNSON JOAN MARIE JOHNSON LINDA JOHNSON ELAINE JONES MELANIE LYNN JONES RUTH ANN JUDAY JAMES LaFOREST JUDKJNS ROBERT JUHL JUDY KAMBS DALE K1EFER RONDA M. KELLER 113 im § wwKk ' ■ ' $ $• ik k, ' ' ■ { % m -■ ;; x ' m mm K ■ -» jf Class of MARGARET A. KELSEY STEPH KENSILL RONALD S. KENT JIM KEOGAN BARBARA KILBASE JANICE KINCAIDE BARBARA ANNE KING IRENE KIRKENDALL GARY KLING LARRY KROHN KAY KRLMPETZ PATRICIA E. LAMBDIN SHARON LYNN LAMBDIN SHARON SUE LAMBDIN MARY ANN LATER PENNY LAW DENNIS LEAVY GARY LEHMAN JEANETTE LEI ST RICHARD LEMMON JIM LERCH HARRIET L. LERNER HENRY LEVINSKY ROBERT E. LEWIS 114 1959 LARRY D. LIECHTY JOHN V. LIKINS HEIDI ANN LINDER PRISCILLA LITKE URSULA G. LOMEN CAROL JOAN LANDON WALTER LONEY DIANE LONCACRE BUELL LOUCKS PLES LOVELADY TONY LUCCHESE PARMELIA L. LUCKEY G C JOAN PATRICIA LI TES MARY LYMAN A. PETER LYNCH WILLIAM C. MAGNUSON ROBERTA MALMBERG GARY E. MANN JEANNINE I. MANN TAWNEY I. MARKLE BARBARA MARTIN PAMELA ANN MARTIN PAUL MAURER SANDRA K. MAURER 115 Class of ROBERT M. MAXWELL DAVID MENGES KENT MERCER JACK MERRITT JESSIE R. A. MEYERS JERRY McCLANE GARY McCRANER DAVE A. MeCREARY CHARLES McCUEN SHARRON McFALL MARILYN L. McINTIRE ROBERT MIDDAUGH CHARLES LENNON MIDDLETON DENNIS E. MILLER ED MILLER GERALD MILLER JO ANN MILLER KAY MILLER MARCIA ANNE MILLER VIRGINIA MILLER LARRY MILLSPAUGH SLE ANN MINSER VIVIENNE CAROLE MITCHELL BOB MOENICH 116 1959 EDWARD H. MONGER WILLIAM MORGAN CAROLYN NEECE MARY CAROLYN NEFF PHYLLIS JO NEFF PEG NELSON BETH NEWMAN KAY .NEWMAN PEGGY NEECE PHILIP E. NIECE CALVIN NOLAN LORETTA FAY OYERHOLSER PAM PAGE RON PAPA CHARLES PARKS SI S N PARMATER JERRY L. PARSLEY SHARON KAY PARSI E EDWIN ALLEN PAIL JOYCE PEARSON DENNIS W. PEDLER GEORGE W. PERR MARY JO PETERSON JANET PFEIFFER 117 J kw Class of y i-- DAVID A. PFISTER JIM R. PHILLIPS LINDA PHOEBUS LARRY PODAWILTZ GINNELL PORTER MARTHA ANN POTTER JOANNA PRICE RALPH PRICE BILL QUARANDILLO JOE QUARANDILLO WILLIAM M. RAFTREE ROGER RAMSEY JESSIE M. REDD MAXINE MARIE REID ANN REEDER STEPHEN REIM WILLIAM RICE CARLIE RICHARDSON RONALD D. RICHMOND FREDERICK S. RUNKLE JUDY ROBERTS GORDON ROBERTS WILLIAM E. ROBERTS HENRY C. ROBINSON 118 1959 LENORA JEAN RODINO WILLIAM F. ROOSE NINA RUTH ROSS WILLIAM ROTH MARGARET ANN RLIILING PAT J. RUPLE THOMAS M. RUTTER KENT SAGER LANCE SCHMIDT LINDA SHOCK JANET KAY SCHUSTER LEROV SCHUSTER Mfc N| P r LYNN SCHWEIGER JERRY L. SEYERNS JAMES R. SHANHOLT PAT SHANK PAMELA SHREINER SHARON KAY SHORT THOMAS L. SHULTZ TOM L. SIGSBEE . fsmm WILLIAM E. SINON JUDITH ELLEN SIMONSON ROGER ALAN SIMPSON RONALD SIMS 119 Class of JA.NET KAY SINGLETON WENDELL P. SINGREY MARY ANN SLAYTON JEFFERY L. SLABAUGH KAREN LYNNE SLEMMONS REBECCA ANN SMITH DENNIS C. SMITH THOMAS SNYDER BARBARA STANLEY KENNETH DEAN STAUB DANNY K. STENBERG JAN STEWART RICHARD W. STAMATOVICH DONNA STRINGER CHARLES STRIKEL GEORGE STRUKEL SUE STUBBINS DANA L. SUBSTANLEY WALLY SUMMERS CAROL J. SULT CAROLYN ANN SWARM ANN SWANCER DON SWIFT J I DITH ANN TAYLOR 120 1959 NANCY TEAL JOHN TENISON VICTOR R. THORNE CAROLYN S. THORPE DONNA TOONE ROCER DEAN TRIGG DICK TROYER LIZ TLLLEY DIANE TLRNOCK PHIL TLRNOCK KENNETH H. TWA MELVYN TWYFORD LYEL UPSHAW RETTY LOl VANCE RICHARD VANDERKARR HARRY YanllELDORF NANCY VAN PATTE " N JERRY R. WALSTON LOIS DARLENE WARD THOMAS V. WARFEL SI SAN KAY WARSTLER CHARLES A. WATKINS SUSAN ANN WEAK WILLIAM LLOYD WEAVER 121 Class of JAMES L. WEAVER LENORA L. WEIMER JERRY WENGER SHIRLEY WENNER LINDA JO WHITCOMB ALAN WHITEHEAD JAMES PATRICK WHITMER LARRY A. WHYBREW SEE WHYBREW MERIKAY WILEY RUTH ANN WILSEV JUDY WILSON BEVERLY RUTH WILLS LINDA WILLIAMS MARY WILLIAMS JUDITH ANN WOLF JUDY WOOD CHABLES W. WOODRUFF CAROLYN WOODARD ANN ELIZABETH WORK ANNA LEE WRIGHT JANICE A. WRIGHT GERALD B. WRIGHT ADA MARGARET YEAKEY 122 1959 JULIE JANE YEKNIK GAIL LEE YODER KENNETH YODER DENNIS YOUNG FRED YOUNG LORETTA YOUNG DENNIS R. ZEMANEK DAVID C. ZINK Pictured but not graduating: David Irving Mary Ann Slayton Evelyn Campbell Mary Lvman David Jenkins Lance Schmidt Graduating but no pictui ed: Robert Ball Ernest Home Mary Bachtel a nee Keller David Callahan James Swathwood Joseph Elli James Waltz Thomas Green Mr. Davies tells Dave Darling about his trip to Russia. Senior stage crew discuss program with speaker. 123 Seated: Miss Kendall, sponsor; Carolyn Hartzler, girls ' social chairman; Vicki Reinoehl, treasurer; Mr. Rohr« sponsor; Vonnie Reinoehl, secretary. Standing: John Birdsey, vice president; John Conner, president; Ross Schni der, bovs 1 social chairman. History of the Adham becomes a part of Homeroom 15. Football games, dances, classes, and parties — thus began our second year in high school. With our officers, John Conner, president; John Birdsey, vice president; Vonnie Reinoehl, secretary; Vicki Reinoehl, treasurer; Carol yn Hartzler. girls ' social chairman; Ross Schneider, boys ' social chairman, and our sponsors, Mr. Rohrer and Miss Kendall, we planned our " ultrasonic " follies, " Rockin ' in the Moon " . In October, we receive d our class rings and pins which we proudly wear. 124 Each one of us spent the winter in our own busy way, and at last spring came. One of the highlights of spring was our class party, " The Buccaneer Bounce. " It was held at Studebaker Park. There was a treasurer hunt, tug of war, and supper. A special play was given and there was dancing of course. Then, at last came our prom. This year our prom had an oriental theme, Sayonara. On May 16, the North Side Gym was packed with couples enjoying this, our last project of our junior year. Class of 7960 All good juniors buy yearbooks. Homeroom 140 practices for ihe prom. Mr. Kanffman talk about Kuder tc-ts. 125 Row 1 — Randy Adams, SaJ e Adams, Leota Albion, Rae Allman, Patricia Alt, I K Amburgey, David Anderson Rote 2 — Dorothy Andei Barb Austin. Don Averv, Babcock, Bob Baker, L. Baker, Vickie Baldwin Jer i, Row 3 — Diane Bauer, a Bartlett, Fritz Beijer, ii Belt. Carl Benander, Cha I Bender. Jon Bentz Rote 4 — Bob Berger, Bir . Berzins, Jon Birdsev, M Beth Blackwell. Tom Boa- man, Patricia Bolts, Glenc i Bontrager Row 5 — Dee Books, Lei Borosh. Tom Borosh. Lir Bowman. Charles Boylen, M; Bozzuto. Harry Bragg Roic 6 Jerry Bremer, Denj Brenneman, Jerry Britton. J| BrowTi, Judy Brown. Jim Bnj gner. Delores Bryson Roic 7 — Lola Buckland, Geor Bucklen, Sara Bundy. LucL Burkey, Billie Burks, Lin ' Burnham. Barbara Calkins Roir 8 — Larry Callan, Da Capelletti, George Cartwrigl Patricia Casev. Joan Catapan Bob Chaffee. Dale Charlston Roir 9 — Michael Checkle Steve Chilcote. Ron Chr Gloria Cittadine. Peggy Gar Terry Clausen, Linda Colben Roic 10 — Sharon Cohn. B Coleman, Hazel Colema Elaine Conner. John Conne Ronnie Cook. Jim Cooke 126 Class of 1960 Ron- 1 — Mary Kay Corner, Douglas Corpe, Janet Lee Couts. Jean Cox, Vieki Cox, Lynda Coy, Fred Croninger. Roic 2 — Dan Crosbie. Sue nn Culp. Kelly Cummins. Maribeth Daniels, George Davenport, Charles Davis. Rav Davis Rote 3 — Steve Davis, ir- ginia Davis, Ron Day, Leonard DeDario. Dick DeHays, Diek Deiber, Mar- ihn DeLong Roic I — I ' aul Denieyer, Dick Deputy. Becky Det- weiler, Bob Dils. Loren Dinios, Steve Dixon. Patri- cia Dolph 127 Class of 1960 Row 1 — Melinda Donovan, Jim Drudge, Karen Drudge, Deanna DuBois, Diantha Dunlap. Darline Dunmire, Barry DuVall Row 2 — Jerry Eagon, Jim Earl, Winnie Earl, Einda Eash, Cathy Eason, Mike Eastman. Jim Egeler Rote ' -i — Delores Elli. John Klli. Jodie Ellis, Arlene Elsa-ser. Barh Emmons, Mary Ann Ervin, Jim Evans Row 4 — Jim Pair, Milton Fair, Ted Fairfield, Ed Firgi-on, Judy Fessenden, Jaet|ue Fields. Joan Fields 128 1 — Linda Fields, Marilyn tier, John Fisher. Tim n, Jaek Froltz, Susan cr. Ray Freshour 2 — Sonja Frisby, Marie er, Larry Call, Frank Gar- Peggy Gaskill, Tom Gas- Tom Gaume 3 — Gretchen Gebhard, I Gillingham, Nancy Glaee. (■luck. Tim Glassburn, ■k Goerlaeh, Margaret 4 — Eleonora Gomma, Ger- Gonoski, Don Gonsoski, Grant, Sandra Grames, Gran, Michael Grathen 5 — James Gray, Pant eg, Jim Grolimund. Linda imund. Dave Groweoek, • Gustafson, Robert Gygi 6 — David Haas. Barbara :i. Mary Jane Hager. Wil- llansboro, Susan Hardy, Harrison. Ann Ilartman 7 — Harold Ilartman. Patsy Iman. Sandy Ilartman. lyn llartzler. Reeky Har- Dexter Harvev, Jim Hasel- d 8 — Dave Heath. Stephen ler. Donna Heintz, Jennv l. Jim II, II, ling. Rob Held. Herald 9 — Dixie Hershberger, iy Hieks. Bruce Ilirk-. ard High. Ronald Hill. ■ llimes. Rill lloldeman 10 — Linda Holderman. Hollar. Garolynn Holtzing- Norma Hooley, Patricia ver, Helen II,.,,,,. Gail Horn 129 £f£l Row 1 — Bonnie Home, Hosier, Wayne Hosteller, Howard, Roberta Howard Howland. Ted Huff Row 2 — Kathy Hull. Jea | v. m Huster, Paul Ianigro, P; Inbody, Brenda Jackson, I j r ' James, Janice Janzaruk Row 3 — Patricia Jay, I Jekabsons. Dale Jenks, P ' eia Jenks, Barbara Johr Christine Johnson, Ma ' Johnson Row 4 — Joyce Johnson, Ju Johnson, Tony Johnson, J Joseph. Barbara Juday, C Jump, Kathy Kambs fiotr 5 — Terry Kaser, K Keller. Dick Kelley. Carol ver, Patricia Kennedy, Keggereis, Helen Kline Roto 6 — Judy Kindig. Gary mer. Sandy Kidder. Pris Kidder. Linda Kidder, K; Kidder. Carol Kidder Row 7 — Arlene Kidder, Kendall. Karen Knight, 5! Kraybill, Donna Krupp, Laidlaw, Bob Lamb Row 8 — Mike Lambdin. Shs Lanker. Cynthia Lansche, J: Larimer, Beverly LeCo Roger Leedy. Georgianca L Row 9 — Judy Leers. Mike 1 man, Linda Lennox, ' Leonard. Patricia Letourr Marvin Levinsky, Bill Li good Row 10 — Tom Lewis, Ni Loney. Larry Long. Pati Long. Ruth Lock. Dick L wood, Lou Ann Lorner 130 Class of 1960 Row 1 — George Luizen- hiser, Rulh Ludlow, Jane Lundquist, John Lusher, Karen Lusher. Jim Lytell, Patricia MoClane Row 2 — Jim McCluckie, Mary Lou McCormick, Marj McCreary, Jancl Mc- Dowell, Terry McFall, Terry MrFarland. Jud Mekihhin Rair 3 — Man McLaughlin, I It leu McManus, George McMeekan, Hill Madlcm, Don Malcom. Joan Main . Carl Main Roic 4 — Eleanor Mann. Charles Mapes, Fred Mark. Donald Marker. Carolyn Markley. Frank Martin. Jud Martin 131 Class of 1960 Rote 1 — Ruth Marquardt, Wendell Martin, Dick Masse, Barbara Mathew, Dave Mathew, Nancy Ma- thias, Dale Medford Roir 2 — Jack Melkus, Mar- vin Melkus, Judy Messer, Sally Meyer, Sandy Mi- chaels, James Middleton, Marcia Middleton Row 3 — Ola Middleton, Charlotte Miller, Cornelius Miller, Dave Miller, Patri- cia Miller, Peggy Miller, Ray Miller Row 4 Sandy Miller, Willie Miller, Cara Sue Minegar, Bonnie Mishler, Don-is Mitchell, Charlene Morehouse, Jim Morgan 132 1 ' ir 1 — Monle Moore. Carol Irton. Mike Mover, Richard Her, Don Muhlnickel, Mike 1 rphy. Pat Murray 1b 2 — Anne Myers, Pattie ,rs, Ted Myers, Paul Neil, (•ol Newman, Ruth Ann flee, Wayne Niceum fir 3 — Carol Nitka, Sandra ' Iting. Linda Oklitz, James [r, Nancy Ort, Carolyn Over- t it. Diana Owen he 4 — John Owen, Lynn |{e, Leonard Paolelti, Roco Ipandrea. Wayne Parish, I ' lies Parker. John Paston ir .5 — Pete Peek. Marv Lou ffley, Phil Penn. Sharon ,er, Maxine Perry, Pat Petit, h Pletcher ir 6 — icky Pocoek. Sally Hard. Joy Potter, Dave well. Margel Primavera, Sally iier, Sue Rauser lie 7 — Mike Reasor, Dave ed. Mary Reed. Herh Reaves, mni Reinoehl. ickie Rein- lil, Patricia Replogle ' " • 8 — Ann Rihlet. Larry rhard. Karleen Rirhter. Terry endeau, Ned Rieth. Jim Irhie. Marie Ritchie ir 9 — Chuck Robbing, Vir- lia Roberts. Roberto Toka- . John Kelly, Reeky Rose nnis Rose. Rob Russell ir 10 — Rud Russell. Lucy WO, Patricia Sanders. Ogden nds. Myrtle Sanford. Francis rber. Doughs Santer 133 Row 1 — Chuck Savory, St Sayre, Linda Scholliol, G i Schaum, Dennis Schmidt, La ( Schmucker, Mary Schofield Row 2 — Rita Schrock, Me Schuchardt, Nancy Schus ' Gail Scott, Dave Scoville, Mai Secor, Jim Settle Row 3 — Don Shank. Ed She er, Patricia Shemberger. Di Shreiner, John Shuler, Ral Silver, Sue Simons Roic 4 — Joan Singleton, T Sipress, Donna Slack. Breu Slavton. Joan Smith. Liu Smith, Ted Smith Row 5 — Tom Smith, h Smoker, Larry Snyder, Jen Soii. Kathy Soli. Dave Sou all. Larrv Staub Rote 6 Terry Slauffer. Si Steele. Joan Stemm. Di Stenburg. Roberta Stetler, St Stetler, Vicki Stevens Row 7 — Jim Stewart. Wa; Stoll. Mel Stratmyer, J Strauss, Roger Streeter. 5 Stuekman. John Stull Roir 8 — Jerry Stump, jj Stuekman, Elaine Sulliv JoAnn Summers. Phil Swi zell, Tom Surface. Dick Talb Roir 9 — Paul Teel. Viola Ti pleton, Cynthia Templin. Dii Terlep. Sara Thomas, Jon Toone, Linda Tracy Roir 10 — Barry Tribble. Trigg. Mary Trovatore. Ca Trover. Jay Troka. Faith Tru Jackie Tschabold 134 ni 1 — George Tschuma- iv, Alice Turner, Jack lrnock, Marcia Twyford, larles Umbarger, Carol lillaneourt. Sharon Van- usen lie 2 — Charles Vanllel- rf, Carolyn VanHuffel, ma Vardaman, Phil Vel- r, Patti ' Waggoner, Dan agner, Tom W alerko »ir 3 — Linda Lyman, arv Krue talker, Jean alien. Bill Walters, Don arhle, Pat Warfel, Mike argon ir 4 — Bonnie Waterman. »ug Weaver, John Wea- r, Phil Weaver, Vicky leaver, Ray v elch, Sally enger Class of 1960 Ron- 1 — Larry Wentz. Kathy Wiesncr. Tracy W il- helm, Thelma Wyganl. A. J. Williams. Lois Wil- liams. Michele Williams Roic 2 — Moyese Williams, Larry Willey. Nancy Wil- son, Shirley Wilson. Roy Wiltrout. Don Windsor. Ernie Wise ftoir 3 — Bill Wiseman, Jerry Wogoman. Dennis Wollen. Pat Woodward. Nanette Wright. Jon Zel- mer. Lee Zemanek Ron- t — Carol Zimmerle, Carol Zinn. Jonnie Zui- dema. Barb Emmons. Mike lavagnilio. Ross Schneider, Gayle Rowe 135 Class of 1961 Sophs buy picnic tickets: Far Friedman (seated), Louis Lindemann, Sherry Reed, Phyllis Pauley, Tim Hicks. As we walked in the crowded halls gazing at the strange faces, we realized that at last we were members of Elkhart High School. Even though the staggered program rather " staggered " us, we became accustomed to being in class one hour and out the next. To begin organizing our class and our activities, we elected our officers. They were David Erne, president; Mary Jo Fortino, vice president; Sue Warford, secretary; Judy Sorg, treasurer; Nancy Keech, girls ' social chairman, and Matt Yek- nik, boys ' social chairman. During the winter we were busy with ball games and homework. Then came spring and parties. In April, we held our class party and in May, we had a picnic at McNaughton Park. As the school year closes, we are happily anticipating coming back to high school next fall to be " upperclassmen " and to have our fun with the new sophomores. Dave Erne, president; Mary Jo Fortino, vice president; Sue Warford, Keech, girls ' social chairman; Matt Veknik, hoys ' social chairman, Mr sponsor. secretary; Judy Sorg, treasurer; Nancy Trover, sponsor, and Miss Campbell. 136 f €£ t- 1 — Larry Abner. Karon Achberger, Carol Ackerman. Fred Ahrens, Pat Albert. Judy Alexander. Rutb Ann Allium. Howard l . D.i :■ ! Alwood. Ricki Amburgey t- 2 — Juanita Anderson. W ilia Anderson. Jerry Angle. Roscoe Anglemeyer. Jaek Anulios. Bill Angelo. Janice Artley, Eddie I and. Earl Avery. Ruby Axsom i 3 — Barbara Babeoek Connie Baehman. Rose Ann Bailey. Dave Baker. Terry Baldwin. Ronald Bale. Andris Ba:t;»ur in-. Brent 1 Mil. II ?- 4 — Carol Barnard. Rochelle Barnes. Renes. Renee Barrentine. Tim Barrett. Kent Baskerville. Barbara Bauge Robert Baylor, limy Beattie. Steve Bell. Edwin Bertram! I- 5 — Charles Beery. Pat Berry. Gary Bevier. Nancy Bibbo. Mike Bibler. Sharon Bidelman. Dick Billing-. Larry Bleiler. Bob i— ing. Mike Bloom 7 — Mark Bloxson. Sandy. Bock. Judy Booker. Sue Booker. Ronnie Borem. Sandy Borash, Pat Bost. Jim Boussom. Jo Ann (dish. Chuck Bower tr 2 — Lowell Bowman. Bob Bozzo, Ralph Bradley, Barb Branehirk. Barb Brandt. Linda Braun. Barb Brick. Susan Brick. Alary 1 wer. Bruce Brow n Jr 3 — Jacque Brown. Nancy Brown. Diane Bryant. Mike Buckley. Retha Buckey. Ann Iturkhart. Dan Burner. Brenda Bur-on. tl Bu- h. Jean Bussard t- 4 — Joan Bussard. Kathy Butle. Gilbert Butler, Steve Butler. Mareia Butterbaugh Bill Cabbie. Judy Campbell. Lorraine . ipbcll. Wayne Campbell. Jerry Carpenter t- .5 — Larry Carpenter. Ruth Causey, John Cawley. Jim Chandler. Leroy Chandler. Bob Chenowith. Janet Cherry. Megan Chester, . rali Chester. Ellen Chrispyn ? f ft ? g P$£ M Roic 1 — Janet Christner, Vir- ginia Chupp, Douglas Clark, John Coblentz. Darl Conipton, Linda Coney, Judy Conn, James Cooper Rote 2 — Sandra Cooper, Kenny Cornelius. Shirley Cix. Bonnie Craine. Dale Crawford. Connie Crosbie. Linda Crout, Frank Cummins Ron- 3 — Sue Cummins. Bar- bara C u n n i n g h a m. James Curry. Jon Danforth, Jerry Davies. Bill Davies. Jo Davies, John Davis Rote 4 — Judy Davis. Pam Davis. Richard Denman. Roger Denny, Jim Deinpsey, Vick y Dirkerhoff. Vivian Dillon, Carolvn Dinian Row 5 — Pat Ditwer, Darla Divietro. Warren Dixie, John Doyle. Carter Dreves, John Drexler, Connie Drudge. Jeff Drunimond Row 6 — ! orris Dryer. Darlene Dukes. David Duthie. Dave Dvorkin. Dave Dygert, Donna Dygert. Pat Eads. Delores Earl Roic 7 — Diek Edsall, Dan Edel- nian. Bill Edwards. Sharon Eldridge. Richard Elias. Tom Elias. Bill Elliot. Joan Elliot Ron 8 — Kathy Elliot. John El- lis, ieki Elmore, Bob Elsasser, Dave Ernie, Carolyn Ernsbeg- ger. Eric Ernst, Diane Estes Rote 9 — Jack Evans. Jackie Fairfield, Lee Fedderson, Donna Feldman, Dave Ferling Roic 10 — Maryann Ferro, Jerry File. Marsha Fisher, Sharon Fisher. Marge Flanders Class of 1961 138 £f f) Row 1 — Jerry Flickinger. lrma Floor, Janet Fodroczi, Carolyn Foreman, Paul Foreman, Judy Forte. Mary Jo Forlino, Den- nis Foster Roir 2 — Terry Foster, John Frank. Cindy Freel, Carol Freeze, Fay Friedman, Ernie Friedauer. Sharon Frye. Mar- ilyn Fulford Row 3 — Judy Fuller, Julia Funk, Dave Gableman, John Galasso. Don Calloway, Doro- thy Calloway, Devon Calheriek, Dennis Gardner Row 4 — Steve Cibhard. Sandra George, Kathe Cildea. John Cilliam. Jerry Clant. Vickie Cliek, Uvieja Good, Sue Cor- niek Row 5 — Rosemary Gouker, Roger Govvily, Joyee Graff, Patsy G r e a t h o u s e. Beverly Green, Pat Green. Jerry Criffin. Connie Grose Row 6 — Gone Grossman, Sandy Grove, John Groweork. Judv Cruhb, Judy Grunwald. Karen Gurka, Carolvn Gustafson. Deanna Hall ftoir 7 — Diane Hangartner. Jim Hansen, Cecil Hans- borough, Ron Hansen. Aldon Haney, Rob Hapner, Jan Hardy, Steve Hardy Roic ' — Margaret Harlan, Thurlow Harper, Ellen Harris. Bernard Mailman. Carol Har- vey, Dave Harvey, Gale Hat- field, Val Hatirilenko Row 9 — Yida Haves. Eleanor Heiliger. Marva Held. Pat lit Im M. .il Havrilenko Class of 1961 Row 1 — William Hilliard. Bob Hoake, Allen Hoeppner, Don Hoffman, Mary Ann Hoffman, Dick Holdeman. Pam Holdem; Ranson Holrlcrman, Sue Holderman, Susanna Hollingsworth Row 2 — Judy Holyoross Marjorie Hooley, Walter Horin, Roxy Horswell, David Hosteller, Jerri Housten, Jeannie Hughes, Cli Huffman, Dick Huffman, Dale Hummel Row 3 — Pete Hummel, Stephen Hunt, Jim Hurley, [Catherine Hurley, Ron Hurley, David Hunt, Dennis Hussey, John Huster, To lemma, Mike Irving Row 4 — Bernadette Jackson, Lewis Jackson, Moe Jacohson, Jim Jellison, Lee Jesse, Charlotte Jessup, Janet Jones, Jim Jones, Kar Johnson, Linda Johnson Class of 1961 Roic 1 — Norman Johnson, Steve Johnson. Warren Johnson, Dave Jordan. Delores Joseph. Jeanne Joseph, Yija Kampars. Nar Keeck, Mary Lou Kelly, Ruth Ann Kennell Roic 2 — Karen Kenyon. Andy Kesners, Janice Kidder. Don Kidder, Jean Kiefer. Eula Kimhrough. Brenda King. Carolyn Kii Jim Kincaid. Bill Kinkaid Roic 3 — Shirley Kneile. Larry Kleitz, Dick Klingaman, Sara Koehler. Judy Koeppel. Mary Kollat, Jerry Koontz. Kay Krider. Do Krooswyk, Jack Kunkel Row 4 — Kenny Lacefield. Chuck Lamb, Peg Lamb, Bill Lambdin, Fred Landis. Bill Langdoc, Rita Lankford. Pat Lantz. WiHi; Latzke. Adolf Lech 140 f f£f £ fMr K i — Harold Leer, Kate LeFevre, Tony Leiler, Larry Leist, Marjorie Leonard. Marv Jo Leonard. Dennis Lelherman. Galhial Vonelier, Steve Lichtnberger, Hill Lilly ir 2 — Eddie Linamegi, Louis Linderman, Tom Linder. Sarah Link. Janet Linton, Sandy Linton, Phyllis Lipperts, l ' h lli» Liven- od. Mark Look wood. Theron Longhrakc ir 3 — Art Lott, Don Lncas, Leonard Luefling, Judy Luke, Geri Lusk, Denny Lyon. Sandy Lyon. Marsha McClure. Dan McCubbin, idgett MrDermolt no 4 — Larry McGary, Kill Mcknight. John McLaughlin, Judy McQueen. Mare Magnusen. Larry Maier. Earl Malone. Barbara inahan, Dennis Mann. Dorothy Mann Mr 5 — Jean Mapes, Sue Markey, Nancy Markley, Janet Marks, Diane Maas. Toina Marks. Jerry Martin. ieki Martin. Rosemarie BSOth, Tom Mathis ir 6 — Queleen Mayhousen, Judy Meadows, Al Miehling. Marv Metz. Jim Movers, Mike Movers, Charlie Miles. Roh Miller. Date Her, Judy Miller ir 7 — Kathy Miller. Linda Miller. Dorman Miller, I ' am Miller, Tom Miller. Jaeques Mitchell, Mareia Monk. Beth Monsehein, Eliza- th Moore, Jolene Moore Class of 1961 141 Class of 1961 Rote 1 — Pat Moore. Mike Mount, Bob Mover, Freda Mullins, Dennis Murphy, Ruth Ann Murray, Craig Myers, Larry Myers, Di Nelson, Kathy Newman ftoir 2 — Linda Newman, Mary Newton, Colin Nifong, James Nobles, Don Null, Ronald Null, Roberta Oker, Dave Ong. Larry Dave Osborne Roic 3 — Sandy Osterloo. Conni Ott, Maria Olt, Tim Ott, Sandy Overhalt, Phil Oyer, Darlene Padgett, Joan Palmer, Mike Palme David Papa Rote 4 — Judy Paul, Phyllis Pauley, Celia Patterson, John Peckham, David Pedler, Diek Pedler, Jackie Peuffer, Nick Pellus, An ' Pendill. Barbara Penrod Rote 5 — Joan Perrin, Carol Perry, John Perry, Bob Pettit, Jim Pettit, Bill Petty, Nedra Pipher, Vicki Pittman, John Plank, Da Pletcher Roic 6 — Don Pletcher, Dee Pliskin, Kay Plummer, Robin Podawiltz, Carolyn Poling, Jack Pressler, Steve Price, Virginia Pritschi Janet Quirin, Terry Quimby Roic 7 — Kenneth Raatz, Jerry Rabe, Jim Rader, Bob Radkey, Ann Raftree, Steve Raholin, Jeanne Ramsey. David Rauguth, B Ray, Bob Raypole „ r I Jeri Reed, Nancy Reed, Sherry Reed. Yvonne Regnier, Nadine Reid, Stanley Reilly, Carolce Renn, Daniel Renn, Sharon ■plogle, Julia Reno nv 2 — Genie Rhodes. Kenny Richardson. Judy Rinehart, Rose Marie Rizzo, Dave Roberts, Wanda Roberts. Gary Robinson. Tom dewald, Mary Roll, Frank Roller , w 3 Gerald Romero. Jeri Roscoe, Karen Rose. Rarbara Rouch. Carol Rowan, Jan Rutt. Jim Ryan. Mary Anne Sampsell. Jerry nderson, Ed Sands „ r 4 Esther Sarantos, Alaine Sarber, Nancy Sassaman, Robert Sassaman, Judy Sawyer, Larry Sehroth, Rob Scott. Mike Sekora. ice Seifert. Pat Sellers „„ 5 Corrie Schader. Retty Scheuer, John Schlamersdorf, Michele Schmalzreid. Bill Schooley, Marilyn Schott, Karen Schranz. ' Ha Shade. Ann Shaw. Harvey Shearer , lr 6 — j a ek Shearer, Timothy Shehan. Bonnie Shell. Bob Shemberger. Connie Sherer, Sue Sherman, Rosemary Sherwin. David linnabarger, Linda Shreiner, Bob Silcott „ r 7— Gene Simcox, Roseanne Simons. James Simpson. Linda Slabaugh, Evelyn Sloal, Bette Slough. Marilyn Smeltzer. Mary Ellen nee. Rein Smilt, Don Smith Class of 1961 143 Row 1 — Donald Smith, Gloria Smith, Lyle Smith, Merrill Smith, Sandy Smith. Terry Smith, Tom Smith, Toni Smith. Carrol Snydi Ondales Soli Row 2 — Gary Soos, Judy Sorg, Steve Satebeer, Bill Spade, Barbara Spaulding, Beverly Spaulding, Chuck Speas. Nancy Stach Terry Staley, Cindy Stanger Row 3 — Eileen Stark, Carolyn Staub, David Steede. Don StefTen, Sue Steinke. Dave Stephev. Jovce Stewart. Terrv Stewart. Jim Stivr Dave Stoll Row- 4 — Pam Storms, Dennis Stout, Karen Storm, Gary Strukel, David Suit, Mark Summers. Janet Surls. Dorothy Swanger, Bever Swanson, Larry Swanson Row 5 — Ginger Swift, Dale Tarnowieski, Terry Taylor, Duane Tepe, Carl Terry, Heidi Teusher, Mae Nelly Thomas. Troy Thonu Gene Thomas, Boy Thompson Row 6 — Sharon Thompson Dan Thursday, Steve Treble, Paul Tillotson. Pat Timmons, Mike Toth. Joan Trindle. Scott Trotter. Ste] Truex, Tom Tutt Row 7 — Lizette Tulley, Mary Tyler, Charles Twa, Sally Umbarger, Betsy Van Heldorf. Jeff Van Horn. Diana Van Huffel, Toni V; Patten, Steve Vargo, Josephine Vlaeminick Class of 1961 144 Class of 1961 I w i — Chris Van Veen, Don Voelkart, Sue Waggoner, Dian Wagner, Trudie Wagner, Nancy Wallaee, Bob Walton. Dwight Wanke. tjrford, Linda Warner 10 2 — Doris Warren, Lewis Warrliek, Colleen Weaver, Bob Weaver, Terrv Weaver, Margo Webb, Garv Zelnier, Sandv Weir. Don Idv, Owen Weldy Ik 3 — Jeff Wells, Pani Wells, Janiee Weltz, Ann Wentzel, Mary Werbiansky, Steve Foreman, Nancy White, Shelbie Whitehead, ol Whybrew, Cayle Wiesner ; ic 4 — Sue Wilcox, Bob Williams, Janice Williams, Steve Williams, Carol Wilson. Jill Wilson, Daniel Winegart, Harmon Weni- I, Linda Wineland, Larry Wiseman !C 5 — Cail Wright, Jane Withers, Pat Whitman, David Witt. Donald Wolf, Linda Wolph, Bonnie Wolsrhlager. Don Wood. Bob od, Bob Woodward, Cheryl Wright . r 6 Pat Witwcr, Marge Wise. Dan Wright, Stephanie Wright, Jerrj Bingenberg, Matt cknik. Kay Young. Marilyn Yoder, ne Young, Barbara Zimmerman v 7 — Dennis Zimmerman, Denny Zollinger. Beverly Maddux, Betty Maddux. Don Padgett, Bon Padgett, Carol Raatz, Dick Bill- s, Oscar Kleitz, Terry Harrington c 8 — Terry Herald, Steve Law, James McCarty. Donald Pendill. Dick Peterson. Mary Beid. Karen Stephenson. Benee Sones Kv d n 145 Q EHS and vv Advertisers ' " •• 4 On fJ I • • fvoad : i h«.a Selmrr «. T W- - INDEX TO ADVERTISERS Adams and Westlake Company ...173 Anderson Custom Welding 194 Barber and Beauty Shop 188 Berman ' s 168 Bill ' s Lumber and Supply Co. 168 Brentwood Furniture 199 Calvert Coal and Oil 180 Chieago Telephone 182 Cinderella 169 Country Club Lanes 162 Conn Band Instruments 184 Continental Can 182 Custom Booth Manufacturing Co 201 Dave ' s Drive Inn ....198 Davidson, Win. G 206 Days Transfer, Inc. 202 Do-More Chair Co. 208 Drake ' s 164 Drake ' s Sound Shop 166 Eger Moulding 186 Elkhart Amusement Corporation 192 Elkhart Auto Dealers Association 181 Elkhart Brass Mfg. 194 Elkhart Bridge and Iron 184 Elkhart Camera Center 150 Elkhart Clearing House 190 Elkhart Gravel Corporation 177 Elkhart lee Cream 195 Elkhart Lumber Sawmill 196 Elkhart Milk Council 187 Elkhart Pattern Works 191 Elkhart Photographers ' Association 200 Elkhart L T niversity 152 Elkhart Welding and Boiler Works 197 Elpaco ...165 Emmert Trailer 154 Ernest, Holdeman and Collect, Inc. 174 Excel 161 Federal Press 185 Ferndelle Food Shoppe 205 Fieldhouse 175 Funeral Homes 200 Garber ' s 178 Gas Co 158 Godfrey Conveyor 207 Goldberg ' s .191 Herring 149 Holdeman Machine Tool ...172 Hotel Elkhart 160 Industrial Lamp 176 Johnson Machine and Press loo Judd ' s .1741 Keene ' s 158 K. M. Kiefer 176 Kegerreis Supply 196 Kennatrack Corporation 202 Kresge ' s 183 Liggett Supply and Equipment 172 Lowe Brothers Paints 162 Machine Specialties , ..170 Martin 203 Martin ' s Feed Store 183 Matzke ' s 189 Maury ' s Auto Sales 186 Metal Forming 185 Miles Laboratories 163 Moore ' s Cleaners 195 Motor Supply Co., Inc. 204 Nickles Bakery 204 Owners Discount Corporation 152 Perry 5-10 Stores 189 Ray ' s Sandwich Shop 150 Rapp Company 187 Riblet Products 167 Richardson Homes Corporation 159 Rollie William ' s Paint Spot 192 Rosen Bros — -... ..188 Russell Insurance 153 Selmer, H. A 209 Service Press 160 Shreiner Parmater Lumber Co. ...156 Shultz 190 Sorg ' s 154 South Side. Cleaners 156 Star Machine 171 Stephenson ' s -178 Style Shop 198 Templin ' s 164 Truth Publishing Co 151 Volcano — 166 White Manufacturing 180 Wilt ' s - -157 Woody and Irma ' s 170 Wray ' s Ice Cream ....199 Yoder Asphalt Co 193 Yoder Ready Mixed Concrete 193 Ziesel Bros. 179 148 BEST WISHES FDR THE ELASS DF 59 RONALD PAPA President i:t. ANN CLEVELAND Vice-President PEG NELSON Secretary PHIL TURNOCK Treasurer tf STEVE REIM Boy ' s Social Chairman BETTY VANCE Girl ' s Social Chairman HERRING STURIO S 149 ( onaratulatlond to Jhe KJPaduatlna lci56 Terry Stauffer waiting on: Carol Barard, Doris Warren and Pat Lantz at Ray ' s Sandwich Shop. RAY ' S SANDWICH SHOP 123 W. JACKSON Congratulations to the Class of ' 59 150 FRANK and JIM NDFFSINGER ELKHART CAMERA CENTER 513 S. MAIN To help you a safe course Pondering your future? Of course you are — every near-graduate is pondering his or her future. And you began your deliberations as far back as your freshman year . . . perhaps you are still trying to come to a decision. We have a suggestion. We ' d like to throw our hat into your ring! Look to newspaper, radio or television. There are literally dozens of possible directions you can turn within these fields. You may be inclined to writing ... all media need writers. Perhaps you ' re planning a sales career ... all three media depend on sales personnel for their existence. Thought about advertising? The smartest advertising minds in the country are employed in mass communications media. Maybe you ' re mechanically, or electroni- cally inclined . . . ever seen a newspaper press or a radio or television control room? Like to know more about work in these fields? We ' ll be glad to help you chart your course! 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PERSONAL SATISFACTION that comes from doing work that contributes to the health and happiness of your fellow beings. SUPERIOR TRAINING that equips you to equal and surpass job competitors. LIFETIME REFRESHER and counseling service; you can return to E. U. free of charge to brush up and keep abreast of the latest techniques and developments in your fields. Vocational and problem counseling. UNIVERSITY Or MEDICAL AND DENTAL TECHNIQUE Elkhart ' s own nationally known School of Professional Specialization 152 Jur ( J edt l UlskeS to th e Cy retaliates o¥ iy5 ) The LDREN H. RUSSELL AGENCY, Inc. Insurance of all kinds 1226 SOUTH MAIN ELKHART 153 CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES TO THE CLASS OF 1959 EMMERT TRAILER CORP SEMI-TRAILERS TRUCK BODIES TRUCK EQUIPMENT ELKHART, INDIANA One of Indiana ' s Largest Selections of CHINA CRYSTAL SILVER AT £ U3HWlvf IN DIANA 5 JEWELERS Janet Stewart, Lenora Weimer. 154 CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 1959 I0HNS0N MACHINE PRESS CORP. ELKHART, INDIANA BUILDERS OF PUNCH PRESSES FROM 16 TO ISO TONS CAPACITY 155 A Complete Line of Quality Lumber and Building Supplies SHREINER PARMATER LUMBER CO., INC. 3051 HAMMOND AVENUE CcHt ratu atichJ a n4 Sut WUkeA to the ClaAA e$ S9 CJ ' o iD SOUTH SIDE CLEANERS 104 HICKORY STREET ELKHART, INDIANA 156 Lynne Cormican, and her mother Icnow that Wilts is best for values. hen it comes to food . . . you ' ll find everything you need o help babies grow to seniors at your Wilt Super Markets 157 Congratulations to the Seniors of } 59 J J ••- ' 3 lk - ' " fc !£ : . ' ,£:;.aaiMi 1 |. „ ...„J»- if+w ' zz. mm m 1 ■ WW TO 1 ' . A «r . Steve Harrison shows Jim Judkins our sharp array of shirts - Make Keene ' s your headquarters for your clothing and footwear needs — now. and in the years to come. fiee ies KLOTHES BOOT SHOP For Quality at the Right Price TOMORROW ' S HOMEMAKERS ARE LEARNINC GAS COOKS BETTER . . . FASTER . . . COSTS LESS . . . Marilyn Delong, Sally Pollard. GAS COMPANY NORTHERN INDIANA PUBLIC SERVICE CO. 158 RICHARDSON HAS GROWN WITH ELKHART... Many of your friends and neighbors have played a major part in our phenomenal growth over the years. To these people belongs the credit. And with their help and guidance we shall continue to deliver a superior product at a fair price, thereby creating more jobs for more people in an ever-expanding Elkhart economy. LUXURIOUS MOBILE HOME LIVING FOR LESS ELKHART 11,1111 1 INDIANA 159 CDFFEE CORNER 24 HOUR FDDD SERVICE Excellent banquet facilities for parties in private rooms HOTEL ELKHART aenviee friete, filiates, Fine Commercial Printing Since 1927 LETTERPRESS OFFSET 1621 West Beardsley Avenue Phone JAckson 3-0800 160 o Our Best Wishes to the Class of 1959 Excel Corporation 161 COUNTRY CLUB LANES 500 Country Club Drive BOWL WHERE YOU SEE THE TRIANGLE " BOWL FOR HEALTH OPEN AT DNE O ' CLOCK DAILY CONGRATULATIONS- TD THE GRADUATING SENIORS Lowe brothers Jf COR MAIN AND DIVISION ST. ' ' - ' - ' ' ' " 536 S. MAIN ft 3 PHONE JACKSON 34744 Super Kem-tone— Kem-Glo f , „ r 7 Paint turmture jur jrriendiiA UJecoraiLviQ L entei 162 ATooiltotke Clo of 59 Mites Scholarship Winners and Alternates, 1958 Front Row, I. to r.: Robert Martin, Richard Hummel, Larry Fitzsimmons, Carol DeWees, Elaine Moos and Sally Herring Back Row. I. to r. : Gail Troyka, Patricia Johnson, Eugenia Russell, Ronald Fields, R. David Wallace and Jerry Felmlee May the future exceed your abundant past! If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. Henry David Thoreou Miles Laboratories, Inc. Elkhart, Indiana Maters of fine qua lily products Alka-Seltzer ' -Bactine ' -One-A-Day ' (Brand) Vitamins • Miles ' Nervine 163 Lynn Francisco and Jann Brown, seniors, visit Drake ' s sportswear department. Showing the latest in sweaters, blouses, and skirts is Sue Ellen Ramsey. drake ' s 111 Easy Shopping Place OPEN EVENINGS UNTIL 9: SATURDAY UNTIL 6. P0P0£4fi CtASf C U TEMPLINS lated: RECORDS L 308S.MAIN KECOKD DCPT. 1 ? . JAZZ SACKfP; 164 T DOESN ' T COST-IT PAYS TO PAINT E L P AC O I W MANUFACTURED IN ELKHART SOLD THE COUNTRY OVER 1 1 A Complete Line of THE FINEST READY-TO-PAINT-FURNITURE 165 World Famous ITALIAN SANDWICHES and SPAGHETTI Easy Shopping Place Phone 4-0700 CDNGRATULATIDNS TD THE CLASS OF " 59 " few,.xWjr s » STEREO RECORDS Record Accessories — Cleaning Cloths Record Carrying Cases — Storage Cabinets MOTOROLA STEREO HI-FI You Can Charge Records At drake ' s SOUND SHOP Easy Shopping Place 166 RiBLET PRODUCTS INC S DO KHART, INDIANA PHONE 2-7610 167 Compliments of Sill ' A LUMBER SUPPLY CO WM. HEINHUIS SON 1017 CASSOPOLIS ST. PHONE 3-580: ELKHART, IND SPORT SPECIALISTS SERVING ELKHART ' S SCHOOL SYSTEM FOR 38 YEARS Dave Darling, tennis captain, looks over the tennis racket selection at BEN SIVE EfiMANS 123 SOUTH MAIN STREET ANDY COHE: 168 RHEA CHEERS FOR CINDERELLA " FOREMOST IN FASHIONS " HOME OF THE ORIGINAL SWEATER CLUB Our girl Rhea, popular EHS cheerleader. CINDERELLA Where the Smart Girl Shops CINDERELLA You ' re always welcome Come in and look around CINDERELLA 421 SQ. MAIN LLKHAHT 169 It ' s not news that the hamburgers at Woody and Irma ' s are the biggest, the best, the most omplimen IS of MACHINE SPECIALTIES, INC o o 170 • • • - K- onaraLuiauond • + to the • i ? . • • • • • • • • • • • • • •••••••••••••••••••••••••-A- STAR MAC H I N E, I M C 171 LIGGETT COMPLETE RUNNING GEAR FOR THE TRAILER COACH INDUSTRY - assembled, precision adjusted and lubricated ready for installation. Manufacturers of Dexter Boat Trailers and Dextraulic Automatic Trailer Braking Systems LIGGETT SUPPLY EQUIPMENT CO. 2030 SO. MAIN ST. ELKHART, INDIAN; ( onaratutauonj to ike J a eniors -— ;; . ;;-r HOLDEMAN MACHINE TOOL CO. 2820 W. FRANKLIN ST. — ELKHART, INDIANA 172 Our Sincere Congratulations and Best Wishes to the Class of J 59 HE ADAMS WESTLAKE COMPANY 1025 N. MICHIGAN STREET 173 Our Best Wishes to the Class of 1959 -StE ST. HQLDPMAN CQU-il - Machine tools Congratulations to the Class of Fifty-Nine from IN ELKHART 1007 W. FRANKLIN 817 SO. MAIN 707 BOWER WARSAW 102 E. CENTER GOSHEN HI-WAY 33 WEST GOSHEN SHOPPING CENTER 174 Hubbard Hill Museum will be constructed in the Spring of 1959 and it will be open about August 1st, 1959. Four miles from center of Elkhart on Road 19. Here you will be reminded of the Good Old days, before the Automobiles came. 175 ovtaratvilaL ' f lon6 to the CtaiA of 1959 m INDUSTRIAL LAMP CDRP. ( onaratulationj to the K iuSS of 39 K. M. KIEFER SON, INC. 1613 CASSOPOLIS 176 ELKHART, INDIANA Our Sincere Congratulations And Best Wishes To The Class of J 59 ELKHART GRAVEL CORPORATION CECIL WARD CLAYTON CRISMAN JOHN LITRE 177 LIQUID VELVET with ALKI-THERM A NAME YOU ' LL WANT TO REMEMBER! GREATEST PAINT SENSATION IN 50 YEARS! • Easy to use — with brush or roller. • One coat covers — dries quickly. 9 Use on any surface — won ' t chip. • Odorless type — paint anytime. • Rich velvety, washable finish. • Economical — costs less per job. • Wide range of colors. GARBERS, INC. 224 SO. MAIN STREET ELKHART o wia iter kow i lavire 3, olnt tn MOU unlord p wau to STEPHENSON ' S SIZES FOR JUNIORS. ..5 to 15 STEPHENSON ' S 211 SOUTH MAIN STREET Vivienne Mitchell looks at Stephenson ' s fine formals. 178 ?irst in Fashion News for th family and home Serving the People of Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan for over 54 Years . . . providing wide selections of Nationally known Quality Merchandise for you and Your Family. 179 Men 1(w Sui) Caltiert Coal and Oil ifcu (wif the be At Calvert Coal and Oil Company 901 LAFAYETTE PHONE 2-0794 WHITE MANUFACTURING COMPANY ELKHART, INDIANA Manufacturers of ROAD AND CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY 180 May you have happy motoring through life . . . Elkhart Auto Dealers Association A car of yesterday; Seniors of today: Viv Mitchell, Kent Sager, Peg Nelson. BALL SERVICE. INC. DODGE-PLYMOUTH VERNON M. BALL. INC. DcSOTO-PLYMOUTH VAN HORN MOTOR SALES, INC. FORD VALLEY PONTIAC CO. PONTIAC ROY CULVER MOTORS. INC. OLDSMOBILE-CADILLAC ENYART-BATTJES CHEVROLET. INC. CHEVROLET WECKEL-KRAL LINCOLN-MERCURY CO. LINCOLN- MERCURY LOCHMANDY BL ' ICK SALLS. INC. BL ' ICK 181 onaratutauond and uDe l { [ iskes for the suture CONTINENTAL CAN COMPANY, INC ELKHART PLANT BOXBOARD AND FOLDING CARTON DIVISION Best Wishes for the Class of 1959 Compliments of CHICAGO TELEPHONE SUPPLY CORPORATION 182 CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 1959 In life its the little things that count At Kresoe ' s little thnws are Paramount o o celebrating KRESGE ' S 60th Anniversary Good Luck to the Graduates Myron Rose, one of our courteous monkeys, ready to sell you a monkey. MARTIN ' S FEED STORE and PET SHOP 116 W. JACKSON 183 CONN ORGANS are " First Choice " in Tone, Performance and Styling, in any setting whether it be the home, church, auditorium or school. CONN BAND AND ORCHESTRA in- struments are the " Choice of The Artists " , developed by the only full-time research laboratories in the band instrument in- dustry. Choose CONN, and You Choose Wisely CONN Trefoil State CONN FACTORY 1201 E. Beardsley ELKHART (jto4 £uck As you cross the bridge Between your school days ■ And the future — Elkhart Bridge and Iron Co, and Miller Steel and Supply Co , Inc Elkhart, Indiana 184 FEDERAL PRESS CO Manufacturers Open Back Inclinable Punch Presses L omn lint en 15 of METAL FORMING CORP. IVISION VANADIUM ALLOYS STEEL COMPANY 185 CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF ' 59 tytaufifJ flute £aleA JJhc. MOSTEST FOR YOUR OLD CAR • GUARANTEED USED CAR DIAL 32899 DIAL 2966 ELKHART, INDIANA EGER MOULDING CD. Custom Made Wood Moulding R.R. 5 HEATON LAKE ROAD • ELKHART, INDIAN PHONE 3-0169 186 The Rapp Company - of Elkhart We Outfit the Family 09 SOUTH MAIN STREET ELKHART, INDIANA r JocLdt to Kjood hrealth Steve Reim. Gary Mann. THE ELKHART MILK COUNCIL 187 CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF ' 59 FROM Elkhart ' s Largest Exclusive Store For Young Men And Men Who Wish To Stay Young. EXCLUSIVE HOME OF SOCIETY BRAND CLOTHES EXCLUSIVE HASPEL WASH WEAR SUITS EXCLUSIVE DAKS SLACKS EXCLUSIVE BOTANY 500 SUITS EXCLUSIVE PALM BEACH SUITS We also carry Elkhart ' s Finest Haberdashery Dobb Hats McGregor Sport Shirts and Sportswear Arrow Dress Shirts Nun — Bush Shoes Edgerton Shoes Cooper Underwear Slacks by Botany, Society Brand, Palm Beach, and Country Club (JScim ep an d (I3eciuiu S no w DF ELKHART 4 9 MYRTLE PHONE 4-0824 TO NEW HAIR LOVELINESS DUO- M ATI C PERMANENT WAVE REALISTIC m G. L. PERRY 5-10 STORES 815 S. Main Street and 1B9 Easy Shopping Place OPEN DAILY 9:DQ - 9:00 Jhe blowers of the { week a other beautiful sloral Mrr unaemen b from RICHARD B. MATZKE 5(11 RGI ' TH MAI 189 L ompliments ol ELKHART CLEARING HOUSE ASSOCIATION FIRST NATIONAL BANK ST. JOSEPH VALLEY BANK FIRST OLD STATE BANK Members of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. ELKHART, INDIANA Shultz Insurance Agency COMPLETE INSURANCE SERVICE ! 1 X1M Mndepemletii Insurant SB AGENT n««ii ion ftiiil Jh ' ; l erdonal S tervice Araencled 119 W. High St. - Phone 2-1164 Shultz Realty Co., Inc. • COMPLETE REAL ESTATE SERVICE • DEVELOPERS OP PIERRE MORAN VILLAGE HARRY SHULTZ KEITH HOLMES KENNETH SHULTZ ROBERT SKILLEN 190 rfhij hw Will Open % tfou Hmck J Hat4 Chcugh ELKHART PATTERN WORKS 717 BEARDSLEY ELKHART, IND. Where else would Bob Juhl find a jacket that can ' t be beat? CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF ' 59 }24 SO. MAIN ST. Elkhart ' s largest store for men Home ) ... II MM. -ill MINI R M M! CLOTHES. i;i:o SHIRTS. DOBBS HATS, BOSTONIAN SHOES, INTERWOVEN SOCKS, McGREGOR SPORTSWEAR, HICKOK BELTS, WI.MBI.n TIES, DONEGAL SPORT SHIRTS • VFTER-SIX Tl XEDOS 191 FOR BEST PAINTING RESULTS EMPLOY A RELIABLE PAINTER Consult THE PAINT SPOT USE MOORE PAINT ROLLIE Jffif WILLIAMS 208 W. Jackson Always Plenty of Parking Dial 2-0488 BEST WISHES ELKHART AMUSEMENT CORPORATION OPERATING ELCO One of the Few Theatres Completely Equipped to Bring You True Cinemascope and High Fidelity Stereophonic Sound Open Daily 1:00 P.M. ORPHEUM Equipped with Extra Wide Screen and R.C.A. High Fidelity Magnetic Sound Monday thru Friday — Open 6:30 P.M Saturday Sunday — Open 1 :00 P.M. THE FINEST THEATRES IN NORTHERN INDIANA SHOWING THE BEST IN MOVIE ENTERTAINMENT 192 Congratulations to Class of ' 59 YODER READY MIXED CONCRETE 901 NAPPANEE PHONE 3-0604 MAY YOUR ROAD THROUGH LIFE BE SMOOTH YODER ASPHALT CO., INC 901 N. NAPPANEE PHONE 3-1949 193 ANDERSON Custom Welding CRANE SERVICE and EXCAVATING STEEL ERECTORS - MACHINERY MOVERS 2717 OAKLAND AVE. ELKHART, IND. Compliments of a a-vg D Elkhart Brass Mfg. Co., Inc. 194 ELKHART - CE CREAM Made Exclusively from ELKHART COUNTY ' S FINEST DAIRY PRODUCTS 1400 PRINCETON STREET • ELKHART, INDIANA S L mcere 4f MOORE ' S CLEANERS INC. AND EMPLOYEES 195 Elkhart Lumber and Sawmill Co. Inc. MANUFACTURERS, WHOLESALERS AND RETAILERS OF HARD AND SOFTWOOD LUMBER VISIT OUR HOME PLANNING AND REMODELING CENTER EVERYTHING FOR THE BUILDER " ONE PIECE OR A CARLOAD " ELKHART, INDIANA Phone 2-8973 ompliments ot C. S. KEGERREIS SUPPLY, INC Cutting Tools Industrial Supplies Factory Equipment 510-516 SO. 2nd STREET 3-1740, ELKHART 196 AT 7-5420, SOUTH BEND ): — V -s ■ — w- CONGRATULATIONS-CLASS OF 1959 BOCK MOBILE HOME FABRICATED FRAMES ONE-PIECE METAL ROOFS CUSTOM WELDING AND FORMING BOILER SALES AND SERVICE ELKHART WELDING AND BOILER WORKS, INC. 2132 S. MAIN ST. PHONE 2-3969 ELKHART, INDIANA 197 Such popularity must be deserved DAVE S DRIVE IM 1548 CASSOPOLIS STREET PHONE 3-4200 Its the Style Shop lor better things in Fashion . . . Featuring Nationally Famous Junior Apparel SPORTSWEAR DRESSES SWEATERS COUNTRY SET JUNIORITE JUNIOR AGE PHIL ROSE CATALINA JACK WINTER MR. MORT ELOISE CURTIS JUNIOR ACCENT SUE BRETT HELEN WHITING MARIE PHILLIPS WONRAMERE BERNHARD ALTMAN ACCESSORIES VANITY FAIR MACSHORE 5k . «t . 515 SOUTH MAIN ST. CHARGE ACCOUNTS U lC WpL, 98 £ Luts Wod A lost 1 waresswe lore FEATURING COMPLETE HOME FURNISHINGS Brentwood Fornitore U. S. 20 WEST 1 MILE ELKHART PHONE 23801 SEE YOUR HOME FURNISHINGS GROUPED AND DISPLAYED AS YOU WOULD IN YOUR OWN HOME Visit Our Room Displays You Are Always Cordially Welcome Compliments of WRAY ' S ICE CREAM MD THEIR MANY DEALERS 199 Congratulations to the Class of 1959 HARTZLER-GUTERMUTH CHARLES WALLEY WESTBROOK WHITE WM. STEMM FUNERAL HOMES L ompilmentd of Biltmore Studio Herring Studio R. S. Sutula Studio Tom Toy Stu dio ELKHART PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATION 200 Congratulations tc the ClaM ctf S9 COMMERCIAL BOOTHS AND FURNITURE Bar Tops and Stools Commercial Furniture Industrial Furniture Home Kitchen Furniture Formica Tables Plastic Leatherette LAMPS • WROUGHT IRON FURNITURE AND NOVELTIES NORTHERN INDIANA ' S LARGEST SELECTION OF DINETTE FURNITURE CUSTOM BOOTH MANUFACTURING CORP. 2027 So. Main ELKHART. INDIANA Phone 2-3299 201 Compliments of Days Transfer, Inc ELKHART, INDIANA Congratulations Class of 1959 KENNATRACK CORPORATION Elkhart, Indiana 202 203 MOTOR SUPPLY CO., INC 134 South Elkhart Avenue Replacement Parts tor all Cars and Trucks COMPLIMENTS OF IVICKLES BAKERY Bakers of Quality Products BREAD — ROLLS — CAKES — COOKIES AND BUNS AVAILABLE AT YOUR LOCAL GROCERS OR YOUR DOOR TO DOOR NICKLES SALESMAN ADDRESS — 600 HARRISON PHONE — 22804 204 omp limen t$ ip Oi FERNDELLE FDQD SHDPPE BD1 W. LEXINGTON AVE ELKHART, INDIANA Acknowledgements The Pennant Annual Staff and Miss Kelly, publications adviser, wish to thank their many friends, especially those patient people in the allied printing arts, for their constant help and their unflagging interest in our book: Mr. Ed de Beaumont, Fort Wayne Typesetting Mr. R. R. Benson of the Benson Studios Mr. Jack Bundy, S. K. Smith Co. Chicago Mr. Bill Bergstrom, Mr. Storck of the Service Press Mr. Chet Gerbert, Elkhart Truth 205 Looking Ahead . . . TO HEALTH, For your tomorrows, the best of what this world has to offer. Your Fuel Oil Man Wm. G Davidson 206 HAPPINESS AND SUCCESS Conveying to you our best wishes. May good luck and good sense always be yours The Godfrey Conveyor Co v Inc 207 Congratulations Best Wishes to the 1959 Graduating Class DOMORE CHAIR COMPANY, INC. EHS TYPING CLASSES USE DOMORE CHAIRS 208 One For The Road? When the EHS orchestra travels to a national convention, a gal naturally wants a new instrument. — and naturally t she wants a Selmer . . . H. A. $?lttl?T Inc ELKHART, I NDIAN A This advertisement was prepared tor Selmar by Ad Staff of The Pennant Staff. 209 PATRONS ACE CAB 125 EAST FRANKLIN A.B.Z. RESTAURANT 503 SOUTH MAIN ALLEN ' S BAKERY 423 SOUTH MAIN AMBROSE SHOE REPAIR 109 EAST FRANKLIN ARTLEY ' S 214 SOUTH MAIN ASSOCIATE TYPEWRITER 111 WEST MARION BELL PRINTING COMPANY 113 SOUTH MAIN BORNEMAN SONS 230 SOUTH MAIN CARMIEN ' S RADIO AND TELEVISION SALES SERVICE 401 EAST JACKSON CONKEY JEWELERS 513 SOUTH MAIN DANFORTH DRUGS MAIN AT JACKSON DRS. HIGGASON and WARNER OPTOMETRISTS — CONTACT LENSES DR. K. G. CLEVELAND 214 ' 2 WEST MARION DR. L D. JACKSON OPTOMETRISTS DR. WM. H. MILLER, DENTIST 101 MONGER BUILDING DRS. W. W. LANSCHE and T. E. ARTLEY OPTOMETRISTS ED ' S APPLIANCE STORE 522 SOUTH MAIN ELKHART PAINT AND WALLPAPER 310 SOUTH MAIN FISHER ' S SWISS KITCHEN 717 BOWER FOSTER GAS AND APPLIANCE 116 SOUTH MAIN HENRIE ' S CARPETS 1851 CASSOPOLIS HOUSEWORTH DRUGS 225 SOUTH MAIN JACK ' S RECORD SHOP 127 SOUTH MAIN JAXON LAUNDRY CLEANERS 217 WEST JACKSON BOULEVARD J S FACTORY OUTLET 519 SOUTH MAIN JUHL ADVERTISING AGENCY SECOND AND HARRISON KISER FURNITURE 121 SOUTH MAIN MAIN MARKET 530 SOUTH MAIN MID-CITY SUPPLY CO., INC. ELKHART, INDIANA MILLER PAPER SUPPLY CO. 125 STATE STREET MYERS MEN ' S WEAR 205 SOUTH MAIN NIBLOCK MACHINERY 1002 JOHNSON PERSONETTE SALES SERVICE 121 COMMERCIAL REY ' S JEWELER ' S, 513 S. MAIN DIAMONDS— WATCHES— SILVERWARE SAILORS JEWELERS 513 SOUTH MAIN SCHIFF ' S BIG SHOE STORE SHOES FOR THE FAMILY SMART WEAR, INC. 507 SOUTH MAIN STANDARD SURPLUS OF ELKHART 601 SOUTH MAIN STATIONERS 223 SOUTH MAIN SUNTHIMER ' S HARDWARE 220 SOUTH MAIN SYKES JEWELERS 102 SOUTH MAIN TRAVEL— BUESCHER— OCKER SEE " MARGARET " TRIANGLE FLOOR COVERING 911 SOUTH MAIN WALKER ' S JEWELERS 406 SOUTH MAIN W. F. LILLY COMPANY WHOLESALERS 210 — m t J- T i f ■■■ " ■■ ' , ■ ■ '


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