Emerson High School - Emersonian Yearbook (Gary, IN)

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Contents Sports Organizations People Page 52 Page 78 Page 102 Where the Action Is! . . . and About Crowd wonders as Jessica waits Miss Indiana Crowns Queen Jessica beams as she is crowned by Miss Indiana. The featured highlight of the Football-O-Rama held September 1, was the crowning of Jessica Colosimo as Emerson’s 1965 Football-O-Rama Queen. Brenda Anderson was runner up. Jessica Colosimo and Benda Anderson with escorts Bob Simmons and Ken Buczek anxiously await the crowning ojthe queen. Varsity: Barb Dawson. Sharon Schaffer, center, Pat Neely, head; Ellen Boland, Laurie Riley. Cheerleaders Spark Enthusiasm “Just a little harder, fight team,” is the familiar cry heard by fans attending athletic events. Emerson’s varsity and reserves boosted the team on to victory through the football and basketball seasons. T — E — A —Af Fight Fight, Fight! Tension and Work Mounts as Homecoming Draws Near John Gresham, Mr. Football, was presented a gold football and a kiss from Janet Johnson, homecoming queen. The Royal Pair Reign at the Homecoming Dance Crowning of Homecoming Queen candidates and their escorts: Christine Pinkerton, Richard Pierce, Wanda Jurdzy, Paul Wainmam, Janet Johnson, Bob Radovich, Jessica Colosimo, Bob Simmons, Laurie Riley, and Pete Lilac parade at halftime. Homecoming Queen Highlights Halftime Janet Johnson reached the heights as Emerson’s 1965 Home¬ coming Queen. Janet began her reign on Thursday, October 28, after being crowned by the senior class president, Barry Hansen. Help! 16 Doesn’t this look familiar? Lockers—a Daily Battle 1 ly i ¥W dL5L 19 MOST TALENTED—Bill Quinlan, Alexandra Vlassopoulos. MOST INDUSTRIOUS—Dianne Wesley, Paul Mather. MOST SCHOOL- SPIRITED—Barb Dawson, John Wong MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED—Cesar Alvarez, Tina Kallimani. MOST ATHLETIC—Pat Neely, Angelo Stath. Senior Superlatives Announced at PTA Fun Festival MOST INTELLIGENT—Cathy Christoff, Governor Tipton. The best to you this morning. People Make the Campus It is useless! I will never get done. Habits Varied for Studying I hope I get one answer right. 28 Such deep concentration! Humanities Literature Lends to Living Through Language Humanities depict man’s history of struggling to create. One aspect of this love of beauty stems from the written and spoken word. Great oratories, dramas, and literature of past and present offer a richer store of knowledge than all the average experiences of a lifetime. Mrs. Pierce reflects on the day’s assignments. Taking advantage of library facilities promotes a wider interest in all phases of the humanities. Humanities Ages and Phases of Society Reviewed Instructing students in social studies are, STANDING, R. Glazier, R. Wells, T. Campbell, R. Black, C. Christoff. SEATED are W. Fitch, H. Conway, H. Grieger, H. Henry, and S. Parfenoff. To understand this culture and civiliza¬ tion is to unveil the past. It is necessary to study the past in order to make the future better. Students must learn all about themselves physically and mentally since studying history is studying man and his behavior. . . . and if 1 am elected President . Humanities Shrink Universe Through Foreign Fluency Communication is the key that unlocks the doors of the world. Barriers are broken even more as the modern methods of teaching enable students to familiarize themselves with other lands’ customs, and roles as leaders in our world. Atmosphere, one of alert and attentiveness, is the must for any math class. New accelerated forms of the standard figuring have been introduced into this spaceage spectrum as revolutionary ideas are ever growing. Applied and practical forms of math are also holding their places in the world of business and prove to equally as challenging. Math Sharpens Minds Mathematics Department: STAND¬ ING, L. Lewis, C. Smith, R. Phillips, Blum. SITTING, H. Jones, E. Watson, M. Gorney, T. Hildreth. 37 Humanities Science Sparks Science instructors include P. Ryals, H. Thornton, M. Hunter, and D. Boggs. T Enthusiasm in Experimenting Encouraging students to observe and experiment is the prime aim of science. Curiosity is instilled within students eager to understand the physical aspects of their environment. Science attempts to answer such questions by proving that theorums are right or wrong. Humanities Fine Arts Tend A combination of many skills and instruments provides an effective composition. Voices of A Cappella members blend in harmony. Enjoying the tone qualities of the piano are the music department instructors R. Velasco, B. Nichols, and A. Masters. Admiring the backdrop are the faculty members of the art depart J Whitesell, B. Jayne, A. Gattling, and], Holubes. The ability to perform well in the area of Fine Arts is usually epitomized as a cultural achievement. But this field also gives students the opportunity to develop their musical or artistic creations and compare them to famous works or to those of their peers. Through these specialization courses, each student learns to blend his individual style with other students to perfect a smoothly flowing composition. to Test Talent Business Commercial . . . Changing typewriter ribbons . . . recording business transactions . . . taking dictation . . . running off stencils . . applying state laws to business . . . selling shoes at Sears Roebuck and Company . . . experiences prepared Emersonians for the opportunities of the business world. Through this program many services to the school were rendered and many permanent jobs obtained. The clerical skills offered to Emersonians were well taken advantage of to benefit the community. “ Whee! Ifinally learned to operate the mimeograph machine. ” 42 Practices Aid Students Miss B. Beeler works on the accounting machine while fellow faculty members Mrs. L. Clune, Mr. R. Woehler, and Mr. F. McKibben ditto copies. Industrial Arts Industry . . . Lathe and drill press, triangle and T square, hammer and power saw . . . tools of the trade to the dexterous students looking to a future in the in¬ dustrial arts. “Shop” classes were held to promote enrollment in vocational courses which could further student interests to trade schools and engineering tech¬ niques in college. Industrial Arts advisors E. Spiece, V. Aurit, and D. Lebegue check accuracy ojthe blueprints. Fireproofing and constructing stands for Emerson’s Christmas trees was done in woodshop. Home Economics Modem appliances are definite assets in the cooking classes. The family is the basic unit in society. Em¬ erson girls learned the importance of keeping the family a unit as they experienced in the home eco¬ nomics program that efficiency is the key to a smoothly run household. Proficiency in sewing, cooking, and home nursing; compassion in modern living . . . traits ac¬ quired to encourage a higher standard of living. Physical Education i Brains and Brawn Combined for Fitness Exerting the body takes more than physical endurance; mental stability is the “making or breaking point” for an athlete. Working as a team stressed the importance of sportsmanship and co-operation—whether it was tossing rifles at a drill or dribbling in for a lay-up. Throughout life, the principles and ideals behind the philosophy of physical education will strengthen the individual. Concentration is vital to the completion of a tumbling stunt. Their Teaching Trials “And now for the next chapter of ' Bobsy twins at the Seashore’. Funny, it worked out yesterday. If you aim that spitball over here, kid . SO Now people . . . Who stole my Cliff’s Notes?! . . . and Tribulations . . . Then who did put the bubble gum in my ear- ■ . . five card stud, the lounge, 1:30 — you ' re on! Watch out for that trapdoor! ... I don’t care if it won the Pulitzer Prize—Ido not want to buy a paper! SPORTS Preparation, Anxiety; a Win, a Loss; Victory an Ultimatium; . . . with tradition . . . with feeling Wmm with signs . . . with cheers Tornado Demonstrates Skills and Team Spirit John Grasham attempts. Pete Lalic recovers. Coach Szulborski argues. 56 Angelo struggles fora first down. Oh where, oh where has the little ball gone? VARSITY —FRONT ROW— Nat Dear, Angelo Stath, John Grasham, Mike Leka, Rusty Popa, Mike Ypsilantes, Leon Stath, Cesar Alvarez. SECOND ROW —Wayne Kirkendall, Ben¬ nie Basken, Bill Quilain, Gary Knox, Eddie Long, Larry Willis, Ron Kurmis, Daniel Varsity Squad Tallies 3—5—1 Season Record EHS 12 .. 18 . . 2 .. 0 .. 7 .. 27 .. 12 .. 7 .. 27 .. VARSITY TALLIES OPP. Highland . 0 Hobart . 14 Tolleston . 30 Lew Wallace . 6 E. C. Roosevelt.42 Froebel . 44 Valparaiso . 12 Horace Mann. 14 Roosevelt . 7 RESERVES —FRONT ROW —Ed Bercaw, Tom Brown, Bob Zalazar, Paul Cooper, Gus Koutsis, Ron Chalfant. SECOND ROW —Coach Mike Sosh, Ron Savich, Elliot Parker, Rick Conquest, David Trathen, Charlie Cox, Larry Karver. THIRD ROW —Alan Thompson, James Reed, Harold Volk, Dan Casko, Anthony Valtierra, Albert Alvarez, Coach Wally Smoot. FOURTH ROW —Duane Gould, Mike Muzar, Ron Rockwell, Dan Wellman, Johnny Williams, Donald Lloyd, Dennis Knox, Pat Mulloy. Curski. THIRD ROW— Mike Sosh, Wally Smoot, Duane Gould, Morris Thompson, Harold Volk, David Movchan, Dan Wellman, Pat Mulloy, Harry Szulborski. FRESHMEN —FRONT .ROW ' —Rodney Robbins, Fred Garya, Mark Anast, Zubel Hernandez, John Newsom. SECOND ROW —Ronnie Stone, Benjamin Dear, Benford King, Terry Kelly, Dale Mullins, Lee Lemon. THIRD RO W —Jerome O’Neil, Tyrone Brown, Hector Rodriquez, Larry Reese, Samuel Irons, Wilfred Cruz, Coach John Petrou. Emerson reserves, finishing with a 7—1 record tied Lew Wallace for the city championship. Tornadoes romped five opponents: Roosevelt 18—7, Horace Mann 19—0, Highland 25—0, Hobart 19—0, and Wirt 13—7. They dropped one to Lew Wallace 7—21. Froebel and Tolleston forfeited to Emerson completing their winning season. The Freshmen squad defeated Roosevelt 18—0 and tied Wirt 0—0. They dropped three to Horace Mann 6—0, Froebel 14—0, and Lew Wallace 37—6. VARSITY SQUAD— KNEELING —Louis Gonzales, Mike Ypsilantes, Phillip Fowler, Ernest Webb, Nat Dear, Ed Henderson. STANDING— Levi Cage, Bob Staples, Dewitt Walton, Henry Lowe, Pete Morphis, Donald Allen. Nat Dear Sets New Season Scoring Record EHS 46 Calumet 33 Roosevelt 46 EC Roosevelt 64 Wallace 54 Tech 86 Froebel 56 Hammond High 73 Edison With just three returning seniors and a new head coach, the Norsemen started under a handicap. Under Coach Chris Christoff, however, the boys rallied to break a long standing scoring record tallying 86 points against Froebel. Nat Dear senior, broke an Emerson season scoring record totaling 247 points to finish third in scoring in the Conference. Varsity Tallies OPP. EHS OPP. 92 57 Tolleston 59 79 72 River Forest 59 66 65 Whiting 59 63 51 Wirt 63 89 69 Valparaiso 95 108 61 Mann 68 71 68 Morton 81 72 65 Clark 67 Kyles, Fowler, Henderson, and Walton model new varsity blazers. Reserve Team— FRONT— Paul Cooper, Sam Osceola, Dale Richards, Gus Koutsis, and Cal¬ vin Witherspoon. ROW 2 —James Shoemaker, manager, William Davis, Quitman Kvles, Fred Richards, Bill Wilson, and Willie Tendall, manager. ROW 3 —Howard Gibbs, Willie Carter, Sidney Thomas, Ronald Clarkhum, and Coach Wally Fitch. The reserve squad defeated Edison, River Forest, and Whiting. They were defeated by Calumet, Roosevelt, EC Roosevelt, Wallace, Hammond High, Tech, Clark EC Washington, Wirt, Valpo, Mann Liberty Twp. and Morton. The Freshman squad posted a 2 and 8 won lost record. Freshman squad—C. Jackson, B. Johnson, H. Kyles, T. Kelly, H. Rodriguez, G. Anton, D. Mullins, B. Be ar, J. Martinez, G. Corwin, G. O’Neal, L. Irons. Wrestling Squads— FRONT —M. Valtierra, T. Stafford, L. Rezario, B. Quinlain. ROW 2 —R. Popa, J. Rodgers, G. Knox, B. Radovich, R. Popa, G. Gonzales. ROW 3 —Coach J. Petrou, D. Knox, F. Buc- Matmen Down 6 of 10 After defeating their opponents in the Sectionals, co-captains Paul Mather and Rusty Popa, qualified for the Regionals. The latter after toppling his opponent earned the right to compete in the State Finals. Coached by Mr. John Petrou and Mr. Ed Woodard, the team defeated Valparaiso, Clark, Wallace, Chesterton, Portage, and E G Edison. The matmen dropped matches to Roosevelt, Tolleston, Mann, and Wirt. zek, E. Bercaw, L. Marschand, K. Buczek, F. Larsen, Coach E. Wood¬ ard. ROW 4 —R. Rivera, C. Zeigra, G. Rodriquez, J. Xlahourtis, E. Hanko, R. Rockwell, D. Long, T. Lemley, A. Sohb, R. Robbins. Send 2 to Regional; I to Finals FRONT ROW —H. Hunt, R. Edwards, S. Monroe, V. Vaughn, B. Nickovich, B. Jhepe. SECOND ROW —Coach Mike Sosh, B. B. McLoughlin, H. Volk, J. Shaffer, M. Muzar, B. Rainey, J. Day, D. Wellman, Mgr. D. Benedict. THIRD ROW—). Newsom, F. Peter¬ son, A. Thompson, B. Bartosik, D. Jones, B. Garrison. Not pictured, M. Carnahan. Emerson Finmen Plunge Six lettermen of the defending champions of the Hammond Clark Relays returned this year to lead the team. The team consisting of about 30 boys under the direction of coaches John Petrou, and Wally Smoot, excelled in such events as the shot put, high jump, broad jump, distance run, relays, and sprint. Returning lettermen included, Frank Jones, Jim Mantakounis, James Morris, Raleigh Plesko, Art Vasquez, and Ernie Webb. Jim Mantakounis hurries down stairs in early spring training. e Fred Richards, Ed Henderson, Henry Lowe, Bill Staples, Jim Mantakounis, Anthony DeLeon, Raleigh Plesko, and Phillip Cross Country Team Jogs Through 8—7 Season Sporting an 8—7 winning season, the cross country team streaked past Froebel to finish second in the city. They placed in the top ten teams in the Sectionals and in the Hobart Invitationals. The boys defeated Horace Mann, Froebel, Hammond Tech, Whiting, E. C. Washington, Hammond Clark, E. C. Roosevelt, Hammond Gavit. They conceded to Roosevelt, Tolleston, Benton Harbor, Hobart, Valparaiso, Hammond High, and Lew Wallace. KNEELING: Anthony Deleon, Phillip Fowler, Jim Mantakounis, captain, Raleigh Plesko. STANDING: Ed Henderson, Henry Lowe, Bill Staples, Freddie Richards. Taking a ten second break are Anthony DeLeon, Raleigh Plesko, and Jim Mantakounis. mi Baseball Team Hurls into Promising Season John Grasham leaps to catch the ball Jor the third out. Mike Leka signals fora knuckle ball. The Norsemen have thus far relied on veteran seniors Barry Hansen and Jim Kern, along with junior John Chapman to perform on the mound. The team’s other returning players include Paul Mather, Mike Leka, Ron Kurmis, John Grashman and, Pete Lalic, seniors, and Harold Volk, and Dan Casko, juniors. ORGANIZE TIONS Attending, Contributing, Belonging; An Opportunity to Seek Identity In Any Group—for Any Creed They Lead the Way Their Burning Torch signifies the Student Council’s job as a guiding beacon to show the students at Emerson the right path to follow. The Student Council serves as the students’ legislative body. Under the leadership of Mr. Christ Christoff, the council met every Monday during the fifth hour to discuss such issues as fire drill procedure and school bus behavior. The Christmas Basket Drive, the S.O.S. Drive, the Gold and Gray Gathering, Senior Day and “E” Day are school functions that are sponsored by the Student Council. STUDENT COUNCIL, Bottom to top, Alexander Vlassopoulas, Ter¬ ry Waggoner, Sue Mullins, Barb Dawson, Wanda Jurdzy, Carole Paul, Pam Higgenbotham, Mary Gajewski, Violet Sharp, Dianne Wesley, Linda Sivertson, Linda McCathren, Janet Johnson, Ron Rockwell, Dan Wellman, Cesar Alvarez, Barry Hansen, Dave Mov- chan, John Wong, Richard Pierce, Mike Ypsilantes, Albert Alvarez, Dave Danciu, Bill Garrison, Governor Tipton. STUDENT COUN¬ CIL OFFICERS, 1. to r: Cesar Alvarez, president; Janet Johnson, secretary; Dave Movchan, vice president. Psychology, political science, chemis¬ try and math are some of the advanced courses offered to those students earning acceptance to the Joe Berg Advanced Study Program. This year fourteen students from Emerson participated in the program. Scholarship, leadership, character, and service are qualities that every member of the Honor Society should possess. This year the Society inducted its new members in May with a candlelight ceremony. During the year the Honor Society sold paperback books after school. JOE BERG MEMBERS —FRONT ROW: Georgia Harris, Darlene Young, Debra Onika, Darellyn England, Nanette Festa. SECOND ROW: Howard Henry, Ron Rockwell, Cesar Alvarez, Ron Chalfant, Bill Garrison. THIRD ROW: Fred Larsen, David Long, Harry Hunt, Stephen Gulik, Shallie Monroe. Academics, Leadership, Scholarship HONOR SOCIETY— SEA TED: Marilyn Rie- ben, Cathy Christoff, Ja¬ net Johnson, Ellen Bo¬ land, Georgia Harris. STANDING: Governor Tipton, Howard Hen¬ ry, Cesar Alvarez, Mrs. Gladys Pierce, sponsor Barry Hansen. 81 AFFAIRS FORUM: Ellen Boland, Howard Henry, Harry Hunt, Ron Rock¬ well, Dave Long, Tina Kallimani. Students Search for Knowledge Outside of School India and Indonesia and other vital issues of today are topics of discussion at the monthly meetings of the World Affairs Forum. Three seniors and three juniors from each of the nine Gary high schools met throughout the year to try to solve a few of the pressing problems of the world. The students for this program were selected on the basis of interest and academic achievement in the field of social studies. Two weeks in traffic school, a $5 fine, and a suspended license for two weeks, are some of the suggestions offered by the junior jurors in Judge Kaplan’s court. Six seniors from each Gary high school were chosen to participate in the junior juror program. They were allowed to sit on tht bench with Judge Kaplan and observe court procedure; then advise verdicts for minor traffic violations. The purpose of the program is to aquaint the students with the functions of the court. JUNIOR JURORS— SEATED, Tom Tersteniak, Judy Patrick. STANDING, Alex Glumac Governor Tipton, Barry Hansen, Eva Paulk. DRAMA CLUB MEMBERS —FRONT ROW: Carolyn Hopson, Beverly Wilson, Mary Henderson, Margret Wade, Debra Williams, Paulette Kontos, Joanne Rubins, Pam Lutz. SECOND ROW: Lee Standifer, Phillip Fowler, Rose Kennedy, Pam Flynn, Alex Sobh, Dale Barringer, Judy Robins. Plays, Props, Costumes While some of the DRAMA CLUB members act out skits, the others spectate: Art Enrico, treasurer; Dale Barringer; Leroy Howard; Ron Conley, secretary; Cathy Osborne; Perry Arnn, president; Art Vasquez, vice-president; PhillipJaggers, stage manager. 83 “Go Emerson Go!” is the exuberant yell of the Pep Club at football and basket¬ ball games held during the year. This group’s main objective is to boost team morale. With baton in hand and in¬ step arched, the majorettes of Emerson’s marching band do their routines at football games and parades. Major¬ ettes must be members of the orchestra or band. PEP CLUB OFFICERS—From to back: Terry Waggoner, treasurer; Jessica president; Carol Beam, secretary; Linda Larzelere, vice-president MAJORETTES—FKCW7-. Jackie Knox. SECOND ROW: Lianne Plesko, Irma Rivera, Teddy Panagiotis, Karen Gorby, Mona Enrico, Ida Lazata. THIRD ROW: Isabelle Martinez, Charlene Movchan, Beverly Boromisa, Gloria Jakovljevic, Betsy Boromisa, Mary Gajewski. DRUM MAJOR— FRONT: Perry Arnn. FLAGBEARERS: Ray Curtis, David Long, Larry Morris, Freddie Richards. 85 BOOSTER COMMITTEE—Front to back: Pat Neely, Agnes Anogianokis, Barbara Dawson, Kathy Shafer, Rick Conquest. ROW 2: Laurie Riley, Ellen Boland, Carole Paul, Harold Volk. ROW 3: Liz Cristo, Barbara Graves, Sharon Shafer, Brenda Anderson. ROW4: Wanda Jurdzy, Dale Mullins, John Wong, Judy Jasperson. Boosting school spirit is the major function of the Booster Committee. Under the supervision of Mrs. Leora Davies, the group sponsors Football-O-Rama, Homecoming, the selection of Miss Gold and Mr. Gray, and the Senior Fare¬ well. The drum major and flag- bearers lead the marching band at football games, parades and other engage¬ ments. The Saturnalia, celebrating an ancient Roman holiday, com¬ menced the year’s activity for Emerson’s Latin Club. Other activities included the annual picnic held at Dunes State Park, where they auctioned off freshman slaves for a day, and The Na¬ tional Junior Classical League Convention at which Latin stu¬ dents compete for medals. The Latin Club presented a skit this year at the conference held at Lew Wallace High School. LATIN CLUB OFFICERS— SEATED: Helen Katisimpolis, secretary; Sharon Huntley, li¬ brarian. STANDING: Ron Rockwell, president; Bill Garrison, treasurer; Fred Larsen, vice- president. Mexico and Rome Enter School Life SPANISH CLUB OFFICERS—Georgia Harris, president; Carol Moss, vice-president; Verna Coulter, secretary; Pam McDaniels, treasurer. “Comoestas,” “halo.” and “adie- go,” are some phrases that one might encounter at a Spanish Club meeting. Under the lead¬ ership of Miss Mary Ban, the club strives to bring together those students with interest in the Spanish language from Spanish I,II, or III. The fiesta, held at a Mexican restaurant, topped their year of Spanish culture. 86 FBLA OFFICERS— SEATED: Suzanne Tsakyris, secretary; Jackie Kontos, treasurer; Kris¬ tine Pinkerton, publicity chrmn.; Kathy Koutsis, president; Diane Kollar, social chrmn.; Donita Talley, vice-president; not pictured Linda Patton, historian. Students Strive for Future Goals The Future Business Leaders of America is a club composed of those students who hope to major in some phase of business in the future. The club members look forward to the crowning of the White Collar Queen, the senior girl who has shown outstanding ability in business who is crowned at a banquet in the spring. “Apples for the Teacher.” was a project spon¬ sored by the Future Teachers of America during National Teachers Month in April. Under the leadership of Miss Veronica Gurauskas, the club participated in National Education Week by serving as guides to show parents to class¬ rooms. At Christmas time the club serenaded the teachers with Christmas carols. FTA OFFICERS —SEA TED: Susan Mullins, president. STANDING: Dianne Wesley, vice-president; Debbie Hackett, recording secretary; Bernadette Grigonis, treasurer; Jeanne Blaemire, program chm.; Linda Patton, corresponding secretary. RIFLE TEAM— KNEELING: Doug Kostel, Dan Rzepczynski, Ron Blaemire, Alex Glumac, Louis Hinojosa, Billy Smith, Walter Poole. STANDING: Ray Petersen, Larry Whitehead, Milovan Damjanovic, Art Enrico, Peter Panozzo, Dave Ramirez, Gary New- Drills, Drills, and More Drills Hup 2,3,4; hup 2,3,4 ... is a familiar command to the members of the Reserve Officers Training Corps. The Honor Council, the governing body of the R.O.T.C., sets up the standard of behavior for the members of the program. One of the major events of the year for the boys is the Drill Team competition. The social activities of the group include the R.O.T.C. dance in the fall and the Military Dance in the spring. HONORARY CADETS: Jennifer • Colosimo, Cadet Captain; Kris¬ tine Pinkerton, Lieutenant Colonel; Roddy Vulinovich and Kathy Covington, Cadet Captains. 88 DRILL TEAM: Milovan Damjanovic, Jim Orr, Jimmy Edwards, Eddie Nixon, Larry Nichols, Emil King, Elliot Parker, Gary Newcomb. GIRLS’ RIFLE TEAM — KNEELING: Janet Cooley, Bessie Morris. STAND¬ ING: Linda Patton, Linda McCathren, Jessica Colosimo, Carol Crawford, Pat Farley. R.O.T.C OFFICERS: Jim Orr, Doug Kostell, Tom Tersteniak, Mike Carahan, Alex Glumac, Jimmy Edwards, Dan McGregor, Sidney Popa, Jim Kerns, Ray Petersen, John Grasham. A CAPPELLA MEMBERS— FRONT ROW: Susie Elizonda, Jackie Duffie, Angela Ro¬ man, Sam Massas, Daniel Wade, A1 Thomas. SECOND ROW: Pam Irish, Pat Yancy, Clemintine Docks, James Tidwell, Benjamin Johnson. THIRD ROW: Sandi Stone, Jennie Rodriguez, Estrellita Lopez, Charles Goles, Tim Dittmar, Tom Demakas. FOURTH ROW: Nada Peyovich, Barbara Drago, Cindy Ayres, Barbara George, Janet Ershick, Ne- henias Russi, Andrew Edwards. They Raised Their Voices in Harmony “I’m Goin’ to Sing” and “Witha Voice of Singing.” are two of the songs sung by the A Cappella and Girls’ Glee Club respectively at their annual spring concert this year. The groups, under the direction of Miss Judith Nichols, presented a Christmas program also. In February, members of the two music groups participated in music contests. The Madrigals, a group composed of A Cappella members, sang for many different occasions during the year. GLEE CLUB OFFICERS— FRONT ROW Carolyn Kin¬ sey, secretary; Judy Tallant, vice-president; Helen Tesan- ovich, president. SECOND ROW: Maria Zalazar, treas¬ urer; Bonnie Holloway and Brenda Smith, accompanists. A CAPPELLA OFFICERS— FRONT ROW: Jackie Duf¬ fie, secretary. SECOND ROW: Pat Yancy, treasurer; Sam Massas. THIRD ROW: Bob McConnell, president; Linda Sivertson, council representative. FOURTH ROW: Mike Dittmer, accompanist; Tom Demakas, treasurer. 90 A CAPPELLA— FRONT ROW: Mike Dittmar, Louis Gonzales, Ernest Thomas, Rachel Docks, Cearmease Rucker, Judy Robins, Juanita Armour. SECOND ROW: Loren Duf- fie, Robert Willis, Bob Brown, Barb Campbell, Sue Williamson, Carla Rosenborough. THIRD ROW: Robert Riley, Bob McConnell, Janice Edwards, Debbie Onika, Linda Sivertson. FOURTH ROW: Alex Sobh, Ed Colon, Joyce Cooley, Gordona Perich, Marilyn Rispoli, Betty Smith. MADRIGAL SINGERS— SEA TED: Pat Yancy, Jackie Duf¬ fle, Rachel Docks, STANDING: Estrellita Lopez, Carla Rosen¬ borough, Cearmease Rucker, Ernest Thomas, Andrew Ed¬ wards, Robert Riley, A1 Thomas, Benjamin Johnson. GIRLS’ GLEE CLUB— FRONT ROW: Elene Azcona, Fa- yetta Parker, Darilyn Williams, Carolyn Kinsey, Sylvia Brackett, Judy Tallant, Toni Thompson, Russene Motts, Brenda Smith, Arlinda Wright, Lorraine Dowdell. SECOND ROW: Betty Charnetzky, Becky McCoy, Sheila Shoumaker, Jenny Nowakow- ski, Carol Szabo, Marilyn Stupar, Florence Watson, Joann Berry, Joann Hodges, Jackie Dodson, Anita Alston, Janice Lee, Er- linda Ruiz. THIRD ROW: Helen Tesanovich, Beatrice Archie, Sunday Anton, Maria Geargiadis, Louietta Gleason, Bonnie Holloway, Peggy Couley, Cynthia Cortez, Maria Zalazar, Ann Nita Brooks, Judith Irons, Annie Essany. CLARINETS— KNEELING: Liz O’Brien, Patty Mason, Peggy Peters, Vickie Koure- metis, Ermalene Guydon, Larry Nichols. ROW —Seated: Alexander Vlassopoulos, Debbie Hacket, Karen Teel, Jeanne Blaemire, John Strausburg, Alvin Emig. ROW 2 —O’Delle Williams, Patty Blackman, Brad Hjerpe, Howard Henry, J. D. Jackson, Gregory Richards, Jennifer Jones, Jesse Wesley, Richard Carver. SAXOPHONES —SEA TED, Terry Kelly, Mar¬ ion Olich, Hector Velasquez, Sandra Carter, Janet Kemferer. STANDING —John Strausburg, Jesse Wesley. ALTO CLARINETS: Karen Teel, Je¬ anne Blaemire. BARITONES —SEA TED: Larry Marshand, William Miazga, Daisy Gillum, Nathaniel Dear. TROMBONES— STANDING: Bill Quinlan, E va Paulk, Mike Kouremetis, Reginal Porter, Pat¬ rick Flynn. STRING BASSES, Phyllis Paulk, Ulyess Thomas, Becky Olmstad, Fred Richards, Dennis Knox, Joyce Billingsley, Kenny Easton. VIOLINS— SEATED, Beverly Boromisa, Alan Stinson, Jeanette Gardner, Betsy Boromisa, Jerome Webster, Trudy Jones, Teddy Panegiotis, Gloria Jakovljevic, Elena Kouremetis, Mary Tonis. STANDING, Isabelle Martinez, Duane Sutton, Elija Trass, Nedra Rudy, Mary Gayewski, Linda Swallow, Elizabeth Welsh, Patty Gardner, Lianne Plesko, Andy Vasquez. VIOLAS, Bessie Morris, Linda McCathren, Rosemary Moldando, Keith Hart, Jackie Knox, Mickey Radovich, Gus Anton, Karen Gorb y, Bob Hernandez, Connie Stath, Ed¬ ward Gibbs. WINDS —ROW 1, Elizabeth Knowles, Mike Muzar, Skip Spurgon, Dan Wellman, Jeanne Blaemire, Karen Teel, Debbie Hackett, Alexandra Vlasspulos. ROW 2, Larry Herr, Don Cole, Emmanuel Gardner, Quitman Kyles, Bill Georgiadis, Joe Lopez, Bob Nicko- vich, Eva Paulk, Bill Quinlan, Bill Smith, Darlene Boone. . . . And So Sharp Long formals and dark suits were the attire of the members of the orchestra at the orchestra concert in December. The swelling chords of the organ was something new added to the concert as Dan Wellman, junior, played an organ solo, “Concerto in “F” by Handel. A little spice was added to the concert as the orchestra played “Trocadero”, a tango by Isaac. The members of orchestra participate actively in the orchestra’s activities. The annual State Solo and Ensemble Contest, the City- Wide Music Festival, and the Commencement exercises are among these activities. ORCHESTRA OFFICERS, Jackie Knox, manager; Charlene Mov- chan, vice-president; Linda McCathren, president. CELLOS, David Long, Ray Curtis, Larry Morris, Irma Rivera, Charlene Movchan, Ramona Enrico, Diane Morris. GAA BOARD, Sue Mullins, Tina Kallimani, Jessica Colosimo, Carole Paul, Janet John¬ son, Laurie Riley, Ellen Boland, Kathy Boyd. GAA Provides After Fun for Girls “How many squares are there in room 203,” “Count every window around the school and “Find out how many people have class rings,” are some of the questions the “scums” who were initiated into the Girl’s Athlete Associa¬ tion this fall had to answer. This year forty girls joined the GAA. The girls participate in such sports as softball, swimming, basketball, volleyball, speedball, and bowling. They run the concession stand at football and basketball games. The “Couple Dance”, held at Christmas time and the “GAA Banquet” in the spring serve as the major social events of the organization. GAA OFFICERS at inductions: Pat Neely, president; Jessica Colosimo, social chairman; Janet Johnson, secretary-treasurer; Carole Paul, vice-president. 96 € i tf - ♦ v Less .V “ - ♦ W y. V Gir j, Girts, Girls! What happened to the ball? “E” CLUB —FRONT ROW: Tom Lemley, Jim Mantakounis, John Chapman, Leon Stath, Rodney Popa, John Rogers, Dan Malamatos. ROW 2: Paul Mather, Ron Kurmis, Sidney Popa, Mike Ypsilantes, Cesar Alvarez, Dave Movchan, Ed Long. ROW 3: Elvin Emig, Bill Quinlan, Pete Lalic, Harold Volk, Joe Day, Raleigh Plesko. ROW 4: Jim Malast, Barry Hansen, Pete Morphis, Gary Knox, Dan Wellman, John Grasham, Mike Leka, Nate Athletics + Fun = " E” Club “Strike three,” “Let’s build a sand castle,” and “Let me at the food,” are comments one might hear at the “E” Club picnic in the spring. The “E” Club is an athletic organization composed of those boys who have been awarded letters in sports such as bas¬ ketball, football, swimming, track, and wrestling. “E CLUB OFFICERS—Dan Wellman, vice-president; Mike Ypsilantes, council representa¬ tive; Mike Leka, president; John Grasham, treasurer; Sidney Popa, secretary. Members of the QUILL and SCROLL, an organization for students who have ability in the field of journalism, are Dianne Wesley, Carole Paul, Ellen Boland and Tina Kallimani. Club Sponsors Student Council Christ Christoff Honor Society Glady’s Pierce Drama Club Barbara Vocarro Pep Club Leora Davies Booster Club Latin Club Lawrence DeLeure Spanish Club Mary Ban FBLA Bernice Beeler FTA Veronica Guraukas ROTC Sgt. Jack McNichols A Cappella Judith Nichols Girl’s Glee Club Band Ann Masters Orchestra GAA Helen Mosier “E” Club Daryl Boggs 101 PEOPLE Serious, Studious; Somehow Carefree; The People Make Emerson the Place Where the Action Is To Be Robert A. Becker Bertha Ester Bernal Jeanne Carolyn Blaemire Mary Ellen Boland Darlene Boone Kathryn Boyd George Bradley Jr. Elizabeth Ann Brown Grace Canchola David Carnahan Michael Carnahan Edward Ray Carr Alfredo Castro Lee Cauley William Dale Cherry Catherine Christoff Bradley Clapp Merle Clayton Dave Coker Beverly Lynn Coleman Jessica Colosimo Janet Cooley Terry Conners Collette Cornett Delphi ne Marie Cortez Kathryn Louise Covington James Cox jr. Lynda Cristea Frank Curtri Ladonna Dallas Daryl Judith Davis Barbara Jean Dawson Joe Wayne Day Barbara Derringer Rachael Lorraine Docks Joan Dowell David Dragash Barbara Drago Linda Dragoo Terryjoe Dudley Jacqueline L. Duffie Douglas A. Durr Nathaniel Evans Nanette E. Festa Antoinette Marie Fitzgerald Deatra Flournoy Loren C. Fodrill 106 Carl Thomas Franzen Elizabeth Freeman John Paul Grasham Mark Patrick Griffin Bernadette Grigonis Diane Hanaway Barry Hansen Georgia Ann Harris Anthony Lee Helton Fred Goulden Husted Marsha Jablonski Philipjaggers Benjamin Excell Johnson Jr. Janet Marie Johnson Dennis Jolly David Michael Jones Robert Absolom Joseph Dennis JoanJubinski Wanda Jean Jurdzy Tina Kallimani James Thomas Kerns Norman Kirby Jacqueline Knox 107 Gary C. Knox Diana Barbara Kollar Paula W. Kolodziej Jacqueline Kontos Douglas Kostel Kathleen Koutsis Janet Krieter Ronald Paul Kurmis Pete Lalic Linda Ledesma Michael Leka Margaret Lemmons Andrea R. Lomax Edward Long Estrellita Lopez Mercedes Lopez Dan Malamatos James Donald Malast Lucy Mandujano Jim Mantakounis Samuel Massas Paul Mather Edward Maxwell William Ray McCall 108 Linda McCathren Robert H. McConnel Patrick McCorkel Janice Elaine Miles Chad Miller Leonard Miller Ramona Molina Henry Montemayor Jr Lousia Montemayor Kathleen Moore James Anthony Morgan Peter Morphis Bessie Morris Lavada Moses Charlene Movchan Charlotte Movchan Susan Mullins Patricia Ann Neely Radmila Ninkovich Edward Allan Nixon Allen C. O’Brien Sheila Jean O’Dell Audeliza Olavarria James Andrew Orr 109 Mary Papakosmas Ronald Lewis Parks Judith Ann Patrick Larry Paterson Linda Susan Patton Carole Mildred Paul Max Pearson Raymond S. Peterson Dianne Lynne Phillips Richard Thomas Pierce Kristine Pinkerton William Raleigh Plesko Sidney Dale Popa Carlos D. Portillo Karron Predovich William Quinlan Robert Radovich Pete Rehtorik Carolyn Ann Richardson Sharon Ann Richardson Laurie Dawn Riley Marilyn Lee Rispoli Jennie Rodriquez Jaunita Rodriquez 110 Rosa Evelyn Rodriquez Lawrence Rogers Alexander Sarafin Robert L. Simons Bruce S. Simon Carol Ann Spearman Carol Ellen Stafford Nelson Robert Stallworth Angelo Stath Leon Stath John Jay Strasburg John Douglas Styers Charles Russel Sutton Donita Marie Talley Susan Anne Taylor Karen S. Teel Dave Templin Thomas Terstenyak James Randel Thomas Kathy Gale Thompson Governor Tipton Jr. Thomas Gene Trathen George Tsikouris Elsie Valentin 111 Mario Agustin Valtierra Alexandra Vlassopoulas Paul Russel Wainman George Wall Margaret Ruth Wallace Rose Walton Richard Edward Ward Patricia Ann Webb Larry Willis Ronald Lee Wise Linda Wright John Wong Patricia Ann Yancey Michael George Ypsilantis Judy Ann Zehner Visions of caps and gowns Appear before our eyes. But leaving “Old Emerson” Brings reluctant sighs. The time went fast— It was a great year. We really hope they’ll Remember us here. We recall the times That we cut up in class. How lucky we are That most of us passed. The world waits for us, We’ll all goon. For we must do well By “Our Emerson.” 112 113 The Prom was grand; We danced ’til dawn. Slaved on papers, And got them done. Can’t quit now, We must go on! Time goes fast, Soon we’ll begone! Colleges chosen, Careers planned, Aren’t we great? Give us a hand! We fought the Wars By reading nights. Conquered SCAT With all our might. t fl £ f r t I £ p £ I fi Ackley, C.; Adames, C.; Adames, E.; Anderson, B.; Ar¬ mour, H.; Austin, J.; Azcona, A.; Baker, B. Bartosik, B.; Baskin, G.; Bata- gianis, H.; Baumgartner, C.; Beeks, E.; Benjamin, D.; Ben- field, B.; Bercaw, E. Blaemire, R.; Blount, J.; Boozer, T.; Boromisa, B.; Bo- romisa, E.; Bourne, J.; Brewer, J.; Brodie, E. Brown, T.; Brown, W.; Bry¬ ant, D.; Buczek, K.; Bunkley, J.; Butler, R.; Byron, C.; Camp¬ bell, B. Carlock, C.; Carlson, C.; Cas- ko, D.; Castro, C.; Cauchon, I.; Chalfant, R.; Chapman, J.; Ch- miel.J. Clark, C.; Coleman, M.; Col¬ lins, E.; Colosimo, J.; Conley, R.; Crawford, C.; Cruz, I.; Cunningham, H. Cutri, K.; Daniels, B.; Davis, C.; Davis, E.; Davis, G.; De¬ jesus, M.; Deleon, A.; Dipiaz- Docks, C.; Domazet, P.; Duf- fie, L.; Dunn, C.; Edwards, J.; Emig, L.; England, D.; Esker, Everett. N.; Feezor, B.; Flynn, P ; Ford, E.; Fowler, L.; Fow¬ ler, P.; Frazier, J.; Galouzis, G. Garrison, W.; George, B.; Ge- orgiadis, B.; Gest, T.; Gillaspie, E.; Gillespie, P.; Gillum, C.; Govid, D. Green, M.; Gulik, S.; Hackett, D.; Hanko, E.; Harris, B.; Har- ton, S.; Hays, L.; Helton L. Henderson, M.; Hernandez, D.; Hinchman, J.; Hines,. R.; Holloway, C.; Hope, H.; Hop- son, C.; Hoston, D. Howard, L.; Hunt. H.; Hunt- ley, B.; Ingram, B.; Jackson, D ; Jackson. R.; Jakovljevic, G.; Jasperson.J. Jones, E.; Karan, J.; Karver, R.; Katsimpalis, H.; King, D.; Kirkendall, W.; Kittle, J.; Klein, N. Knowles, L.; Kouremetis, E.; Kouremetis, M.; Krok, C.; Lar¬ sen, F.; Larzelere, L.; Long, D.; Lumella, C. Malamotos, G.; Marschand, L.; Massas, M.; Mathews, P.; Maxwell, R.; McCloud, M.; McKesson, M.; McLoughlin, B. Miazga, W.; Monik, C.; Mor¬ gan, B.; Moss, A.; Mouhourtis, J.; Movchan, D.; Muffoletto, M.; Mujica, S. Muzar, M.; Myrick, L.; Neal, R.; Newcomb, G.; Nunley, C.; Olavarria, J.; Onika, D.; Pana- Papacalodoucas, G.; Parker, E.; Parker, F.; Pavlecich, M.; Perry, M.; Petalas, C.; Phillips, Pinkstaff, J.; Poole, W.; Popa, R ; Psaras, I.; Reed, J.; Riley, R.; Rivera, E.; Rivera, M. Rivera, R.; Rockwell, R.; Rod¬ riquez, P.; Rogers, J.; Roman, A.; Roman, L.; Romanowski, C.; Rose, C. Ross, J.; Rosser, G.; Rucker, C. ; Rushing, R.; Rzepczynski, D. ; Sanchez, J.; Schafer, J.; Schaffer, S. Scott, J.; Serrano, G.; Sharp, V.; Sims, M.; Sivertson, L.; Smith, D.; Smith, V.; Sobh, A. Staples, R.; Stinson, A.; Stone, G.; Stone, S.; Tallant, R.; Thomas, A.; Thomas, E.; Thompson, M. Tichansky, A.; Tichansky, C.; Tidwell, J.; Tonis, M.; Tsa- kyris, S.; Vajner, P.; Valdivia, J.; Volk, H. Vulinovich, R.; Wardrop, C.; Washington, C.; Watson, F.; Wellman, D.; Wesley, J.; Wil¬ liams, C.; Williams, D. Willis, R.; Wilson, B.; Wirth, R.; ' Woodfork, J.; Woods, B.; Wyman, K.; Young, IX; Young, M. Zaronis, L.; Zarakas, J.; Zeig- 117 It’s okay here There’s action around. We turned this place Upside down! We loved our Hop. We did Shakespeare. We think we’re gonna Like it here! We went to dances, Wrote autobiographies. Attended games, And got our rings! We have a future, And years behind us. We passed them all Without much fuss! Adams, M.; Agosto, H.; Allen, J.; Alley, L.; Alvarez, A.; Amos, M.; Anderson, K.; Anogianakis, Anton, S.; Armour, A.; At¬ kins, C.; Atwood, E.; Baker, ,).; Barreiro, A.; Baynes, L.; Beam, eg£ 2 f» f rsft£°£ m t , ?.£ Iflflf SI k QU ' ■ V % 1 909 ■9 M hi 99 Bt e pi ■1 w R G r Rf Besaw, D.; Blackburn, I.; Blackman, P.; Bonilla, A.; Boone, M.; Boose, F.; Bournes, L.; Boyd, B. Brackett, S.; Bradley, E.; Bradshaw, R.; Brewton, K.; Browder, B.; Brown, R.; Buc- zek, F.; Burks, E. Butler, A.; Butler, E.; Bynum J.; Campbell, D.; Campbell, P. Canchola, L.; Carkhum, R. Carter, H. Carter, S.; Carter, S.; Carter, W.; Castro, A.; Chatman, J.; Cheeks, V.; Cherry, C.; Chi- onos, E. Christo, L.; Climer, M.; Cline, W.; Cole, D.; Cole, W.; Con¬ quest, R.; Cooley, J.; Cooper, P. Cornett, C.; Coulter, V.; Cov¬ ington, A.; Crawford, D.; Cun¬ ningham, P.; Curski, D.; Dam- janovic,J.; Davis,J. Davis, K.; Davis, W.; Deloney, J.; Demakas, T.; Dilworth, B.; Dodson, L.; Donald, D.; Dovel- los, G. Dowdell, L.; Duncan, A ; Dun¬ gy, V.; Eastwood, K.; Eastwood, P; Ershick, J.; Essany, A.; Evarl, M. Ferhat, D.; Festa, M.; Fisch¬ er, G.; Fischer, J.; Flynn, P.; Foster, P.; Freville, B.; Gales, C. Gardner, E.; Gardner, J.; Gar- lin, C.; Georgiadis, M.; Giani- kos, S.; Gibbs, H.; Gillian, W.; Gillum, D. Gleason, J.; Gleason, L.; Gon¬ zales, L.; Gordon, S.; Goodlow, V.; Gould, D.; Graves, B.; Green, V. Griffin, S.; Guenther, S.; Guy- don, E.; Hall, C.; Hanns, D.; Hawkins, D.; Hawkins, J.; Hayden, G. Hedman, A.; Hedrick, J.; Hen¬ derson, J.; Hernande, F.; Herr, L.; Herron, G.; Hill, R.; Hit- son,j. Hjerpe, B.; Hollaway, B.; Ho¬ ward, J.; Howard, M.; Hug¬ gins, R.; Hunt, M.; Ingram, I.; Irish, P. Jackowicz, S.; Jackson, J.; Jiles, L.; Johnson, J.; Jones, J.; Jones, L.; Jones, T.; Jones, VV. Karver, L.; Kempffer, J.; Kend¬ rick, C.; Kennedy, F.; Kennedy, W.; Kerns, M.; Knox, D.; Kon- tos, P. Kouremetis, V.; Koutsis, G.; Lee, J.; Lloyd, D.; Lozada, R.; Lucas, P.; Lugo, E.; Lutz, P. Magee, J.; Maldonado, R.; Manuel, H.; Martin, C.; Ma¬ son, McCarthy. M . MtCnrkell. M.; McCoy, B. McDaniel, P.; McDonald, S.; McDowell, C.; McDowell, J.; McKee, L.; Mendez, L.; Meux, L.; Millard, M. Mlechick, M.; Momcilovich, M.; Morgan, L.; Morris, L.; Moses, Q.; Moss, B.; Moss, C.; Motts, R. Mulloy, P.; Murphy, J.; New- some, C.; Nichols, D.; Nichols, W.; Nickovich, B.; Nowakow- ski,J.; Null, P Nunn, P.; O’Brien, E.; O’Hal- loran, P.; O’Neal, I.; Otera, H.; Paulk, P.; Pavlecich, J.; Pen- ner, R, Perez, D.; Peterson, F.; Peyo- vich, N.; Pope, J.; Porch, O.; Poznic, S.; Prascak, T.; Pugh, Ramirez, D.; Reeves, L.; Rice, P.; Richards, G.; Richardson, L.; Richardson, L.; Riley, B.; Rivera,I. Rivera, R.; Robbins, J.; Ro¬ sario, L.; Ross, D.; Rubens. J.; Rucker, D.; Rushing, P.; Sams, Sams, 0.;Schuster, V.; Scott, H.; Shelby, S.; Shelly, E.; Shounuke. S.; Simon, L.; Si¬ mon, P. Sims, J.; Smith, A.; Smoak, S.; Spiller, H.; Stafford, T.; Stallworth, M.; Standifer, L.; Staples, W. Stevenson, E.; Stewart, J.; Ste¬ wart, J.; Stupar, M.; Szabo, C.; Tallant, J.; Tanner, M.; Tay¬ lor, P. Tendall, M.; Theodoros, C.; Theodoros, P.; Thomas, S.; Thompson, G.; Thompson, J.; Thompson, T.; Thornton, 1. Trathen, D.; Troutman, G.; Truax, J.; Valtierra, J.; Vas- quez, P.; Velligan, C.; Vensel, L.; Vician, L. Viera, R.; Vucekovich, R.; Walker. C.; Ward. B.; Ward- rop, S.; Wedlow, J.; Welch, E.; White,J. Williams,A ; Williams, G.; Williams, O.; Williams, P.; Willis, B.; Wirth, B ; Wise. V , Wright, V. Yargus, M.; Young, P.; N ' psi- lantes, K; Zalazar. M.; Zala- zar, R.; Zehner, L. Freshmen Adames, J.; Adkins, K.; All- red, M.; Anast, M.; Anton, G.; Arts, S.; Azcona, R.; Batagian- Benedict, B.; Benedict, D.; Berry, J.; Biddings, F.; Borja, M.; Brooks, A.; Burton, K.; Campbell, D. We love to dance, And run around. Don’t bother us, We’ll settle down! We went to games, And planned the Frolic. We’re learning how To get our kicks! Class Officers: Gajewski, M.; Mangos, T.; Halkias, K.; Sa- mardzija, M.; Dear, N. We all hail Dickens And algebra too! We’re so glad that We made high school! We learned a lot But once were green. We learned from school ’Most everything! Carpenter, D.; Christakis, D.; Cortez, C.; Corwin, G.; Cov¬ ington, I.; Crockett, E.; Crotty, V.; Crumpton, C. Cruz, W.; Curtis, R.; Daugh- tery, A.; Davis,R.; Day, J.; Dear, B.; Dear, N.; Dillon, R. England, S.; Essany, J.; Felty, B.; Gajewski, M.; Galindo, M.; Gafka, J.; Galouzis, E.; Garcia, Garza, A.; Gonzales, F.; Gon¬ zalez, N.; Greenlaw, G.; Grif¬ fin, J.; Grozdanis, J.; Halkias, K.; Hart, K. Herdia, T.; Hernandez, J.; Hernandez, Z.; Higginbotham, P ; Hodges, J.; Hollaway, B.; " “ rd,J.;Hue " Huntley, S.; Irons, J.; Irons, S.; Jackson, C.; Jackovljevich, H.; jarlinski, S.; King, B.; Kin¬ sey, C. Klein, T.; Knezevic, G.; Kou- lianos, H.; Lagrant, P.; Ledes¬ ma, J.; Lemley, T.; Lemon, L.; Logothetis, G. Malyj, S.; Mangos, T.; Mar- ko, S.; Martinez, E.; Martinez, J.; Mazur, J.; Mercado, M.; Mihajlovic, Z. Monroe, J.; Morales, R.; Moses, K.; Mullins, D.; New¬ som, J.; Olivarez, T.; O’Neal, J I Orr, B Owens, W.; Papakosmas, K.; Parker, K.; Petalas, K.; Potts, G.; Powell, D.; Powell, L.; Radovich, M. Ratich, C.; Reese, L.; Reyes, M.; Richards, F.; Rivera, D.; Robbins, R.; Rockwell, S.; Rog- Rubalcava, O.; Rudy, N.; Ruiz, E.; Samardzija, M.; San¬ chez, C.; Sanchez, J.; Santiago, P.; Santiago, R. Schafer, K.; Schreiber, J.; Ser¬ rano, G.; Silba, A.; Silver, R.; Simmons, C.; Smith, S.; Spence, B. Stanjevich, A.; Stone, R. Sunjurjo, S.; Sutton, D.; Swal low, L.; Taylor, N.; Trass, E. Vazanellis, G. Vega, L.; Velasquez, M.; Vil- larruel, G.; Volk, K.; Webster, J.; Wilkins, D.; Williams, D.; Wolfe, C. Zinanni, F. 124 Where the Action Is! We know work, And sometimes fun. To classes we walk, In sports we run. The music starts, So we must go. We dance it fast, We dance it slow. Can’t get us down, We cheer our team, Mock our losses, But still we scream! Don’t stop us now, Or fun we’ll miss. Just take us . .. WHERE THE ACTION IS 125 Gary Board of School Trustees; STANDING, Mr. Donald Belec, Secretary; Mr. LeRoy Mitchell, Treasurer. SEATED are Mr. Andrew White; Dr. lames Officials Operate School City Dr. Lee R. Gilbert, Superintendent of Gary Public Schools. Direction and Dedication; Principals Administer Affairs Despite conferences, handling technicalities, attending city-wide meetings, checking on disciplinary actions, the leaders of Emerson never refuse an opportunity to address the student body and engage in extra¬ curricular activities. Mr. England slipped into many classes to observe EHS at work. And almost every student became ac¬ quainted with Mr. Smith at the attend¬ ance admittance line. Principal Marion B. England, left, stops to chat with Mr. Lew is. Nurse A. Conyers determines admittance after illness. I S W t 1 Clerical duties are the responsibilities of staff workers S. Frances, C. Cokusis, M. Calloway, M. Link, and K. Otis. Cafeteria staff: M. Miklos, F. Tichansky, O. Robinson, R. Town¬ send, M. Hearon, and E. Brown. Mr. H. Davis, head custodian, prepares his daily schedule. Planning and discussing student curriculums are vital functions of the counseling staff: R. Pearce, ]. Cullen, V. McCray, M.Thomas, and assistant G. Slavo. Plan, I . . • ' V rt m ' tt ! J || |i ur mm Prepare, Persist! What makes Emerson run—the staffs, of course! Their vital functions help students and faculty set the fast pace. They plan programs, meals, bulletins; prepare requisitions, TB tests, heating adjustments; they persist in regulating their duties proficiently. Home visitor M. Coulter leaves Guiding students safely through traffic is the task of guard I. Lahie. check on a truancy. 129 In Memoriam Melba Cromer, Emerson music instructor. The Star-Spangled Banner Francis Scott Key Service Version With spirit (J- John Stafford Smith rtfS ' i m i .J say! canyou see, by the dawn’s ear-ly light, What so proud-ly we he shore, dim-ly seen thro’the mists of the deep. Where the foe’s haugh-ty thus be it ev- er when free - m en shal l stand Be - tween their loved ynifrpo hi W l r ' People of character shop at May’s 608 Broadway YOUR FUTURE ' S BRIGHT IN NORTHERN INDIANA If your eyes are on far horizons following graduation, here’s a suggestion: Look around you right here in NIPSCOLAND! They are vast and challenging opportunities in northern Indiana for trained young men and women in industry, commerce and agriculture. Some of the greatest challenges await the talent and imagination of young people in the investor-owned utility business. We will be happy to discuss your career opportunities at NIPSCO . . . drop in and see us! NORTHERN INDIANA PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY Serving Today . . . Building for the Future No matter what you drive . . . when you need a tire try Heilman’s Auto Supply 612 East 5th Convenient Office A IN MUNSTER vWVV To start anything you need . . . GER OMETTA CONSTRUCTION CO..INC 857 Virginia St. Start your morning off on the right note Get in tune with the times Go to Bud Pressner 718 Washington St. Why not say it with flowers from Pappas’ Palace of Flowers 519 Broadway Slick’s LAUNDERERS - - - DRY CLEANERS 38 East 8th Avenue Serving This Community For Over 50 Years Thank you . . . Sterling Conor 629 Washington Tke Art of Frying Ckicken The gentle art of frying chicken in a " heavenly manner” is given to but a few persons on this earth. Some mothers can do it. A few chefs can be mentioned. But, the true " artists” of this profession are, amazingly enough, high school boys! Trained for months and months by Chuck Wheeler himself, these fortunate young men learn to turn out the tender, golden crusted, delicately-seasoned chicken in perfect batch after batch, around the clock from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m., seven days a week. Many of them earn college money in this manner. Constant dedication to the goal of perfect fried chicken is a wonderful character builder and a lesson in modern methods, combined with an old-fashioned appre¬ ciation of flavors and the human ingredient. When you enjoy Kentucky Fried Chicken from Chuck Wheeler’s, you know the tenderness, flavor, and perfection of each piece of chicken .is no accident. Chuck planned it that way. c (hudkin eelUr TAKE - HOME OPEN 11 TO 11 Industrious people use saws from Aetna Hardware 1012 Aetna Street Glen Park • 887-2931 3936 Broadway Miller • 938-5599 5729 Melton Road West Fifth • 949-7122 3650 West Fifth Avenue Valparaiso • 462-7242 709 Calumet Street Hobart • 942-1570 405 Main Street Crown Point • 663-0878 301 South Main Street GLEN VANTREASE " No man ever wetted clay and then left it as there would be bricks by chance and fortune. " Practice makes perfect on a piano from plutare,, Nelson’s 35 E. 5th Avenue Construction trouble? Call Phillip Zweig and Sons 2100 E. 5th Avenue Why fight over your equipment? Just run down to Gross Sports 726 Washington Street and buy your own! Ellen Boland Sue Mullins Ron Wise Eugene Jendzejezak Dale Edward Besaw Peacock Cleaners 920 Adams Street East Side Motor Sales 621 East 5th Ave. Thomas Campbell Lawrence Herr John Smith Delphine Cortez Oliver Cucumber Sno-White Donut Shop 537 East 5th Ave. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Von Horn Anne K. Masters David Myron McDade Mrs. B. H. Jayne Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Benjamin Alice Conyers Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Festa Nanette Festa Mike Festa Jennifer and James Andrew MaryAnn and David Flash Marschand Mr. and Mrs. Steven Smith Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Rosenberg Judy Rosenberg Ron Lehocky Royal Cleaners I 1 20 Aetna Street Emerson Barber Shop 609 East 7th Ave. Dave and Marilyn Sandy England Jo England Mrs. M. B. England Mr. M. B. England Mrs. Leora Bradley Davies Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Carter Iris Martinsen Miss Bernice Beeler Old What’s His Name Connelly Robbins’ Speed Queen 1009 East 6th Ave. Ray and Jacks Barber Shop 125 East 7th Avenue Eastside Pharmacy The whole world looks better through a Overhead Door Co. Welsh’s Shell Service 501 Vermont Gary Camera 619 Washington Street Phone 882-6032 Everything Photographic Open 365 days a year Sundays and Holidays Open from 10 am — 2 pm 146 perhaps you’d better try Bob Weaver Tailors Funny how interested people get in the NorseWind Lake Shore Press 810 Washington at Jacobsens Stores Royal, Smith Corona and Olympia Typewriters Jacobsens Inc. Complete Office Outfitters 22 10 West 10th Ave. or 557 Broadway One thing Comay’s doesn’t need is a record breaker. Cookie’s Beauty Salon 509 Virginia Pearson’s 587 Broadway Take your pick. George Kingsley, Inc. Kentland, Indiana Comay’s 624 Broadway David’s 31 W. 5th Avenue Gary, Indiana Pickup and Delivery Cash and Carry Where Emersonians (the greatest) get the swiftest and best drycleaning. 885-7691 Wake up to a glass of Gary Hobart Water Aetna Community Club A-GoGo Publications reporters: ROW 1; C. Carlock, C. Carlson, M. Carnahan, S. Carter ROW 2; J. Brewer, P. Jaggers, G. Jakovlejvieh, J. Karan ROW 3; R. Conley; managing editor, T. Prascak, E. O’Brien ROW 4; P- Simon, B. Dipiazza, J. Smith; advertising, J. Trafny, S. Tsykaris, J. Blaemire ROW5; P, Young, D. Malamatos. Innovate Changes Headlining publications are the many transitions introduced as a part of 1966. Many decisions were made by the staffs who diligently prepared the newspaper and year¬ book. Norse Wind reporters were con¬ fronted with a new sponsor, change of type-face, and layout style. The yearbook staff also supported a new sponsor as well as a change in publishing companies. Norse Wind sponsor R. Woehler, left, and Emersonian sponsor J. Rosenberg “cut up” over publications. 151 We Sincerely Thank . . . Mr. Ed. Hackleman American Yearbook Co. —for his guidance. Mr. Rbt. Lewis Sterling-Conor Studios —for his patience. Mr. Larry Marschand Emersonian Photographer —for his lunch hours, and piece of mind. and . . . 1; ■ ydH. fun I


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