Farmington High School - Rollcall Yearbook (Farmington, MI)

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2' ,r Presentation . . Dedication . . . TABLE OF CONTENTS Administration and Faculty . . Classes ..... Crispin's Taste Special Honors . Activities .... Sports . . . Side Glances. . Advertisements Printing . . Photography . . Identifications . of History . . ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Page . 3 4 5 9 . 22 . 24 . 37 . 49 . 61 . 70 . . .University Lithoprinters, Inc. . . . . . .H. A. Powell Studios School Photographers: Robert Erickson, Richard Schreiber Edited by the 1950 Ro11ca11 Staff Farmington High School Farmington, Michigan Advisers 1 , f l, 1 ' f'f-fs, Ss i f l ' . :fi . . M-1 X ' f " 17 , Q .1 . :A N h ' up k is .. . X 4 S Lib! c " t X 'f -' f -"" ' 4 ff' 4 V A' 'ik ' Q , A A , ' B -- 'A A D"vn,,i.l ' ,IVE rx 3 A ' , 5 1 ?-x a .4 , .ff f . Ai: A Q 55 :Hifi 'F ' V L 161 V 7 Q Q ,A i .'.'lf J". w A. ' A , . A wrf- X . p M EX- . l ,,, i 5-Pi. PRESENTING KIM! I 3'X'T'l l" I Cn of F I- rs r V LOIV QV Our friend Crispin not only chews and digests words from our books but also enters into our school affairs. He attempts to de- velop an appreciation of many things by observing if he can not ac- tively participate. He makes friends, works hard, and tries to un- derstand his neighbors. His is a well-rounded school personality. DEDICATION This Rollcall is dedicated to those parents who, through their patience, understanding, and hard work, have made it possible for the Class of 1950 to be graduated from Farmington High School. Page Four x ADM! NI STR ATI ON ADMIN IST RAT I ON Mr. Orville E. Dunckel, superintendent . fWestern Michigan College of Education, Michigan State College, University of Michi- I ganj, and Mr. Gerald V. Harrison, princi- . pal COhioWesleyan, University of Michiganj. .i I . , XP? er E' I .sf V Shirley Hatfield Fowlerville H. S. Lansing Business University Secretary for Board of Education Secretaries FACULTY f GM-Ste' if' RUTH BAILEY, B.A., M.A. University of Michigang American Academy, Rome Latin, English 'i.'i .1 IF' lean Morris Lebanon H. S. Secretary for Farm- ington High School fl, sc..-il., Ll ,. ,, ,,v M. ELSIE BARNARD, B.A M.A. Biblical Seminary, New Yorkg University of Georgiag Business Institute of Detroit Commercial Subjects E . 1, 1- ,f ,, , ,I ,fi 1 V . X , Iii ROBERT BENJAMIN, B.A. WILMA BRANDENBURG, Michigan State College B.A. Art Berea Clollege, Kentuckyg University of Michigan Library Page Six 4 F x ff ROBERT BURTCI-I, B. E Ohio Universityg Toledo University, Ohio Social Science, Physical Education I. WARREN HENDERSON B.Mus. Wayne Universityg Yale Universityg University of Michigang Accademia Musicale di Chigiana, Siena, Italy Mus lc X' W N 't 7' MARY ALICE LYNGKLIP B.S., M.A. Michigan State Normal Collegeg Northwestern University. Illinois Commercial Subjects 5p.,,,w M ' . ff' " ,. A ,t 1' If .,,,-P 1 I 1 255462. ,." , 'V E, t 4- 7: ,Ez , at Q ,855 as if it 3 'Q 1 J. t i 2 ,P F2252 4 ,H Z4 MARIAN DAMMON, B.A. Michigan State Collegeg University of Michigan English, Guidance ROBERT HUTTON, B.A. M.A. Findlay College, Ohiog University of Michigan Physical Education " m y . f Y E12 1 f , I ,Q:Jg.ig5. . -' ,:"i,..r:ff-: JOSEPH MANZI, B.S. East Stroudburg Stat1 Teachers' Collegeg Rutgers University, New jersey Science VIRGINIA CARLEY, B.A., M,A. Albion Collegeg University of Michigan English ' ,,,1. Q Jw 19 DONALD HOSSLER, B. S. Wayne Universityg Alma Collegeg Michigan State Normal Collegeg University of Michigan Mathematics, Physical Education TARMO MAATTALA, B..-x., M.A. Northern State Collegeg Wayne Universityg University of Michigan Social Science Page Seven LOUIS GILSON, B.S., M.S. Western Michigan Collegeg University of Michigan Social Science X., MARGARET LINGO, B.S. M.A. Florida State University, Columbia Universityg University ui Michigan M athematics DENNIS MCCARTHY, B.S Central Michigan Colle Social Science X n O 1 fm' MW E LDORA McCASK1LL, B.S. Minnesota StateTeachers College, Western State Teachers' Collegeg Wayne Universityg University of Miami English 55, J, W -. . in 1 ' I: ,255 . . l l M MARY OLIPHANT, B.A. Ohio Wesleyan Uni- versity Mathematics SHIRLEY ROWE, B.A. Hillsdale College English ALICE MONTES, B.A. Wayne Universityg National University oi Mexico Spanish, English FREDA OLSHEWSKY, B.S. Western Michigan Collegeg Kalamazoo Collegeg Art Institute of Chicago Home Economics ISAAC SNE LL, B.S. Northern Michigan Col- lege of Educationg Ferris Instituteg Michigan State College Industrial Arts ANN METZGER, B.S. Michigan State College Physical Education, Mathematics BYRON OLIVER, B.S., M.S. Central Michigan College University of Michigan Mathematics LLOYD SMITH, B.Al Albion Collegeg Wayne Universityg University of Michiga Music Page Eight if WILLIAM NUSE, B.S., M.S.Ed. University of Michigan General Science, Physical Education xiii? LI Q I Q3 . L -f ,112 ll 3' 1 ,g- x ii . , . ,.,: ,. KENNETH PETERSON, B.S. University of Washington: Northern Michigan State College Science CLAYTON TIMMONS, B.S. Central Michigan College, Clemson College, South Carolina, University oi Michigan Industrial Arts J f A Q,,.1'7 nf 2 , A, 7 f A f J . I Xe . , f 'I 1' y ' ,J ijskw , If f ,Q '---e if fi 1 P' ' 'J V l Y ei f Iwi' - ff .V f 2 CLASSES SENIORS Seated: Miss M. Elsie Barnard, Bruce Treweek Cpresidentl, Corinne Garchow Csecretaryl, Miss Ruth L. Bailey Cchairmanb. Standing: Mr. Joseph Manzi, Mr. I. Warren Henderson, Richard Tup- per Qvice-presidentj, Ralph Klees ftreasurerj, Miss Ann Metzger. MOTTO: We have crossed the harborg the ocean lies before us. FLOWER: Joanna Hill Rose COLORS: Gold and White Page Ten LILLIAN JOAN AINSWORTH "A small sweet voice." I-Hop Decorations5 junior-Senior Reception5 Sample Fair 35 Camera Club 3,45 Senior Play--Chairman of Ushersg Dance Committees. EDNA ROSE BAILEY "In a word, she's swell." Carnival 15 Glee Club 1,2,35 Mixed Chorus 45 Office Practice 3. GEORGE ELTON BARRONS "Other men live to eat, while I eat to live." Football 1,2,3,4, Co-Captain 45 Basketball 1,2,3,45 Student Council 1,25 Varsity Club 3,45 Camera Club 3,45 Senior Play5 Yearbook. CLARK WILLIAM BATES "I would live to study and study to live." Football 1,2,3,45 Basketball 1,2,3,45 Baseball 15 Track 25 Band l,2,3,45 Mixed Chorus 35 Sample Fair 3. RICHARD GERALD BEAM "Girls are all right, but a bachelor's life for me." Bowling 2,3,45 Camera Club 35 Yearbook5 Art Club 4. RICHARD EUGENE BOWMAN "Just an all-around good fel- low." I-Hop Committee5 Art Club 4. IOHN PHILIP BOYCE "Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader." Class President 1,35 Student Council 2,4,President 45 Band 15 Football 2,3,4, Co-Captain 45 Basketball 2,35 Track 25 Varsity Club 3,4. MAHLON PATRICK BRADLEY "A little learning is a dan- gerous thing." Football 1,2,3,45 Band 1,2,3,45 I-Hop Committee5 Camera Club 3,45 Bowling 3,4. IOHN PATRICK BRE NNAN "He is witty, he is wise, and a terror for his size." Track 2,35 Football 35 Varsity Club 3,45 Mixed Chorus 3,45 Glee Club, President 35 Senior Play Stage Properties Committee5 I-Hop Committee. IULIA MARGARET BRUNETTE "Every little girl has a gig- gle of her own." G.A.A. 1,2,3,45 Glee Club 2,35 Bowling 2,35 Mixed Chorus 3,45 Falcon 45 Yearbook5 Camera Club 4. DONNA IEAN BRYAN "The love lightinher eyes." Class Secretary 13 G.A.A. 1,2,3,4g Yearbook, Bowling, Treasurer 35 Library Club 3,4, President 4, Student Council, Vice- President 4g Camera Club 3. HELENA VIRGINIA CATLETT "A penny for your thoughts." Band lg G.A.A. 1,2,3g A Capella Choir 25 Camera Club 45 Art Club 45 Falcon 4, Yearbook. ROBERT LEE CHAPP "His personality sparkles." Falconaires 4, Mixed Chorus 4, Track 2. FLOYD JAMES CHEEK, Ir. "A limb of Satan." Baseball 1 ,2,3. LELAND THOMAS CLIFFORD "Women and music should never be dated." Junior Varsity Football 3g Cross Country . .arf ,....,.., ...... A 53354.34 1. ,. f 'Eg i' - . l. ,- 5, A , Y I as ME if in If A A A if-as 11 1 5.3, Z , , 5 X , vz, 3 was? . ' 4 , b -ff,,en,:,sf .,,w51ffw. Page Twelve FRANK MYRON COON "I know it's a sin to just sit here and grin." Band 1,2,3,4, Vice-Pres. 35 I-Hop Decorationsg Camera Club 3,45 Bowling 3,4, Treasurer 35 Senior Play, Photography, Yearbook. IAMES WILLIAM CRAWFORD "Born for two things, bluff- ing and teasing. " Track 2,3,4g Varsity Club 3,4, Mixed Chorus 3,45 Senior Play Advertising Com- mitteeg I-Hop Committee, Cross Country 3g Yearbook. IUDITH ANN DE LO 5 "If a lin be , she w' e it crook " .A. 4g 5 Y boo ' Mix horusg HERBERT DONALD DEUBEL "Give me a talker, and I'll do the listening." Basketball 1 ,2,3,4 3 Varsity Club 3,4, Vice-Pres.4 Baseball 1,3g Blue and White 4g I-Hop Committeeg Sample Fair 3. BARBARA IEAN DIEHR "The sweetest joy, the wildest woe, is love." Glee Club 2. DAVID DIRMEYER "Every man has his devilish moments." Football 2,3,43 Basketball 3,43 Track 2,43 Varsity Club 2,3,43 Falconaires 43 Mixed Chorus 4. RONALD B. DUNHAM "I believe in getting into hot water3 it keepsyou clean." Football 13 Baseball 1 . ROBERT HENRY ERICKSON 'You have not converted a man because you have silenced him." Basketball 13 Baseball 33 J-Hop Refreshment Committee3 Senior Play Stage Properties Committee3 Sample Fair 33 Camera Club 3,43 Yearbook. ARLENE 'FRANCIS FULKS 'Always cheerful,always gay3 nature made her just that way." Band 1 ,2,3,4 3 Junior-Senior Reception. CORINNE ANN GARCHOW "Great thoughts come from the heart." Glee Club 23 A Capella Choir 23 Student Council 33 Mixed Chorus 43 Yearbook3 Class Secretary 43 Falcon 4. T EARL THOMAS GARNER "He never spoke one word more than was his need." Properties Committee. JOHN HOWARD GERE 3 "Honor lies in honest toil." J Glee Club 1,2,33 J Student Court 23 A J-Hop Committee3 Sample Fair 33 Mixed Chorus 33 Senior Play, Student Director3 3 Yearbook. CHARLES JAMES GHES- QUIERE, Jr. "There's a deal of deviltry 'neath that mild comple- xion." Football 1,3,43 Sample Fair 33 Senior Play Committee3 Mixed Chorus 43 Bowling 43 Trip Club. BEVERLY JUNE GILLESPIE "Cheeks so red and eyes so blue, she is a maid most kind and true." N A Capella Choir 23 J Glee Club 33 Mixed Chorus 3,43 J-Hop Committee3 Art Club 43 Yearbook. LAWRENCE EUGENE GILSON "What mischief lies behind those dark brown eyes." Varsity Baseball 23 Bowling 3,43 Falcon 33 Camera Club 33 Mixed Chorus 33 Blue and White 43 Yearbook, Sports. FREDERICK FORD GIROUX 'Patience is the best remedy for every trouble." Dance Committees, I-Hop Committeeg Bowling 3,4, CARL JULIUS GOERS 'A warm hearted human be- ing with a twinkle in his eye." Band 1,25 Sample Fair 3. GEORGE CHARLES GOERS 'If a thing is right, stand for it, .if it is Wrong, change it." Sample Fair 3g I-I-lop Committee, Senior Play Properties Com- mittee, Bowling 2,3,4g Yearbook. CHARLES A. GREETHAM 'The only way to have a friend, is to be one." Sample Fair 3, I-Hop Committee, Senior Play Sound Effects, Falcon 35 Camera Club 43 Yearbook, Advertising, Blue and White, Assistant Editor. ALFRED HADASH 'I feel relieved at last, for my Working days are past." Properties Committees. ERNEST A. HADASH 'Philosophy doesn't make a man happierg it only enables him to be unhappy intelligently. ' Properties Committees. RUTH ERNESTINE HAM LIN 'I know my wantsg now watch me get him." Student Council 1,3,4,Treas- urer 3, Secretary 4g G. A. A. l,2,3,4g Bowling 2,3,4, President 45 Class Vice-President 25 Falconaires 3,4g Senior Playg Yearbook, Layout. LOUIS LEE HATCH 'Life is short and so am I." Sophomore Dance Committeeg Bowling 3. GRACE IRENE HEBERT 'Her friends are many: her foes, are there any?" I-Hop Committee, Senior Dance Committee. BARBARA RUTH HENKE 'It's love, love that makes the world go 'round." G. A. A. 2,3,4g Class Treasurer 3g Falconaires 33 Wolverine Girls' State 3, Mixed Chorus 3,4, Sec. 4, Yearbookg Student Council 4. PHYLLIS ANNE HOUGH "Hitch your wagon to a star." Dance Committeesg Band 15 Glee Club 35 Mixed Chorus 3,45 I-Hop Committee. DOLORES IUANITA HUGHES "I like long walks, especially when taken by people who armoy me." G.A.A. 1,2,3,45 Mixed Chorus 3,45 Falcon 35 Bowling 3,45 Art Club 45 Glee Club 45 Yearbook. BARBARA ANN IONES "It's great to be great, but it's greater to be human." G.A.A. 1,2,3,45 Bowling 2,3,4g Mixed Chorus 3,45 Blue and White 3,45 Senior Playg Quill and Scroll 3,45 Yearbook, Literary. MARIE ROSE IOYAL "Good things come in small packages." Mixed Chorus 4. ENID LEE KELLY "Smiles are contagious." H- Glee Club 45 Senior Playg JJ-1' Bowling 45 fx 1 G.A.A. 45 X' Office Practice 4. alm a 1-,af ii.: 6: ' U A . ., X ::-2' ,' J .: -. saws gMnww,w,,m- gg 141, I Hx 5 iaii ge Fifteen PATRICIA LOU KELLY "Wait till the Navy comes home." G.A.A. 1,2,3,4, Treasurer 45 Glee Club 2,35 Mixed Chorus 3,45 Falconaires 35 Falcon 3,45 Blue and White 45 Yearbook. IOAN CAROL KEMP 'Paradise itselfwere dim and joyless, if not sharedwith him." Band 1 . RALPH JAMES KLEES "Intelligence will leave its mark on the world." Track 3,45 Camera Club 3,4, Vice-Pres. 35 Cross Country, Captain 45 Wolverine Boys' State 35 Class Treasurer 45 Varsity Club 4. JOAN WINIFRED KOPPELO "Little I ask5 my wants are few.' Dance Committeesg Office Practice 4. RICHARD GENE KOSMENSKY "Unless someone chokes him first, he will talk him- self to death." Dance Committeesg Mixed Chorus 45 Falconaires 4. SUZANNE MARIE LABADIE "She easily wins your friend- ship." Class Vice-President 1,3g Falcon 2,3,4g Camera Club 3,45 Mixed Chorus 3g Senior Playg Quill and Scroll, Treasurer 3 43 Art Class, President 4. PATRICIA LOUISE LA FOND "Not much talk, a great sweet silence." Office Practice 4. RICHARD CHARLES LOUYS "I would rather be right than President." Football 1 g Basketball 1,2,3,4g Track 1,2,3,4g Student Council 1,25 Varsity Club 2,3,4g Falcon 45 Senior Play. BETTY IEAN MCKAYE "Her ways are ways of pleas- antness, and all her paths are peace." Library Club 3,45 G.A.A. 1,2,3g I-Hop Committee. HOMER B. Mnjoas "His daring nonsense seldom fails to make a hit." Track 1,2, 35 Basketball 2,35 Varsity Club 3,45 Football 4. M ,-.. -- .1-se: . 3 ' 4 Zu as I' fe W 3 ,Z wa -gg gxwfsis . 4 asf ' - ' " ffl, f f l ff , 5 .-mg gr gl '5x, . W, .5 V, ,:1v,- .. re 5 . . 4. 55.3, L 5 Sf? t Q Xi X 2 lg if .Efg H5 , M5 f as W e 5' 1 1 - ' . ,fhi:?ffrmss I1 8 II CCH CHARLES KIRTLY MARKHAM "Sometimes I just sit and think, sometimes I just sit." Football 1,2,3,4g Basketball 1,3,4g Baseball 1,4. MARY ELLEN MORRIS "A friend in needis a friend indeed." Dance Committees, Senior Play Properties Com- mittee, I-Hop Committeeg Mixed Chrous 3, Office Practice 3. WILLIAM THOMAS O' CONNOR "Beware the fury of a patient man." Stage Properties Committees, I-Hop Committee. CECELIA ROSEMUND OLIVER "Her very frowns are fairer, by far, than the smiles of other maidens are." Library Club 3, Bowling 3g Senior Play. INEZ JOAN PAGEL "Serene, I fold my hands and wait." G.A.A. 1,2,3,4g Glee Club 2,3, Treasurer 3g Camera Club 3g Mixed Chorus 3,45 Falcon 3, Blue and White 4, Yearbook. ROBERT EDWARD PEELING "He will give the devil his due." Baseball 1g Football 1 ,2,3,4. FREDERICK MILO PETERS "Women are my hobby...nice hobby." Bowling 45 Football 1,3g Sample Fair 3. HANNAH CHRISTINE PETTIFOR "Let not your heart be troub- led." Dance Committees, Glee Club 35 Mixed Chorus 4. MARGARET ANN PLUMTON "A lot of mischief wrapped up in a rather small pack- age." G.A.A. 1,2,3,4, Treasurer 3, Vice-President 4g Class Treasurer 13 Student Council 2g Glee Club 2,3g Senior Playg Class Secretary 3g Quill and Scroll, Vice-Pres. 3,4. GLADYS LORAINE PYORALA "Brevity is the soul of wit." Band 1,2g Dance Committeesg G.A.A. 1,2,3,4, Secretary 3,4g Falcon 3,4g Mixed Chorus 3,4, Treas. 4g I-Hop Committee, Yearbook. ron., ,AA ...C ' Mu, . .... . .E ......,.... gg H . .sir ,,. K, rwsf't'ff-K lfffgif 5 . sn: ,- .K f, wr Page Seven! DAVID JAMES ROBERTSON "The world knows nothing of its greatest men." Dance Committees. ROBERT WILLIAM ROBERT- SON 'Politeness goes far, costs nothing." Dance Committeesg Football 4. ANNE MARIE RUC H "Every point twice done, then done double." G.A.A. 3g Senior Playg Falcon 3,4, Editor 45 Blue and White 3,4, Quill and Scroll, Pres. 3,4, Student Council 43 Yearbook, Managing Editor. IACQUELINE DDCIE RUDBERG 'Never quiet, never still, al- ways talking, always will." G.A.A. 1,2,3,4g Falcon 3,43 Bowling 3,4, Yearbookg Senior Playg I-Hop Committeeg Mixed Chorus 4. IOANNE LINDSAY RUSSELL "Full many aflower is born to blush unseen. " Dance Committees, I-Hop Committee, Sample Fair 35 Camera Club 3,4, Sec.-Tr. 3g Glee Club, Historian 4g Falconaires 3,4. ROBERT DEAN SAPIENZ "By his looks you' d think he' s quietg just wait 'til he gets started." Properties Committees. RICHARD EDWARD SCHREIB ER I'm willing to be convinced, but show me the person that can do it." Cl Dance Committeesg Debate 3,45 Band 3,4g All-League Band 3g Senior Playg Yearbookg Camera Club 3,4. CLAUDE THOMAS SECHLER "Profit by experience." Band lg Football 2,3,4g Varsity Club 2,3,4, Sec. 33 Glee Club 2,3, Sec. 3g Falconaires 3g Basketball Manager 45 Senior Play. SHIRLEY LEIGH SHAW "As full of spirit as the month of May? Band 1,2,3,4g G.A.A. 1,2,3,4g Spanish Club 3,4. gh E ' BV CHARLOTTE LILLIAN SIMP- SON "She's pretty to walk With, witty to talk with, and pleasant to think on." Dance Committeesg G.A.A. 1,2,3g Bowling 3. sie' 324579 55:55 V 4 ,-.' l 11 me ffm: a-Saws, 1: sig, l LY fx:-wx -- ww - ,, , ,W ,. ,,,,--,,.,f.., ,af fe,55:g.c,.:-,-, ,, 1 ' . ,, ' ' r eayfrsv2y:wfse1g?ZfQ,1-, in U? a 2 K may 2 '28 W x K i 3 N I 12-35 Biff . W Sf I 4, as 5 I Q 'Y J X we f L 1 111, Wigffeg'1:ZsHfiQ15fEisgffk t K ,f , -,,, rf., .,,. N., .wfz.g.e-V, V ., Q mmf::.:f'us'?l:ssgfz,.g MWQJQ4 ,. -- f. ,V - f-wpeesfl - .V . gum, M .: .. : :- H ' -us'-fw,'f'.?if Page Eighteen MARLENE MARIE SIMPSON "Always happy, always gayg a blue-eyed lass with a win- ning way." G.A.A. 1,2,3,4g Dance Coxnmitteesg Bowling 3,4g Sample Fair 33 Falcon 3,43 Office Practice 4g Yearbook. BARBARA MAE SMITH "It's a long way to the near- est star, but you will reach near or far." Camera Club 4g Mixed Chorus 4g Bowling 3,4. GLENN RONALD SMITH "As large as life, and twice as natural." Football 43 Varsity Club 4. LOIS IRE NE SMITH "Her ways are ways of quiet- ness." G.A.A. lg I-Hop Committeeg Glee Club 45 Library Club 4. NORMA IEANNE SMITH "A storehouse of energy." I-Hop Committeeg Dance Committeesg Falcon 3,45 Sample Fair 3g Senior Playg Bowling 4. NANCY MARILYN SNYDER "The Devil and me, we don't agreeg I hate himg and he hates me." G.A.A. 1,2,3,43 Dance Committees3 Cheerleading 43 Bowling 33 Mixed Chorus 3,43 Senior Play Make-up Comm.3 Blue and White 4. HENRY ARTHUR SONSMITH "It does a heap of good some- times to go a little slow." IOANNE DONNA STROBEN "Happy am I3 from care I'm free." Dance Committees3 Spanish Club 43 Art Club 4, President 43 Blue and White 4. SARA ELIZABETH STUNTZ "Variety's the very spice of life." G.A.A. 1,2,3,43 Student Council 1,33 Falcon, Asst. Editor 33 Blue and White, Editor 43 Senior Play, Student Director3 Quill and Scroll, Sec. 3,4Q Falconaires 4. DONELDA ANN SUNDRLA 'Not just nice, but darn nice." Glee Club 33 Mixed Chorus 3,43 Art Club 43 Yearbook. -2 if st? f ALBERT WILLIAM SZOSTEK 'A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men." Bowling 3,43 Cross-Country 3,43 I-Hop Committee3 Dance Committees3 Varsity Club 3,43 Yearbook. HELEN LUCILLE TAMM "Tell that to the Marinesgthe sailors won't believe it." G.A.A. 1,2,3,4, President 43 Glee Club, Accompanist 33 Mixed Chorus 3,43 I-Hop Committeeg Dance Committees. THOMAS JOSE PH TATA "Blessings on him that first invented sleep." Football 1,2,3,43 Varsity Club 4. BRUCE HARRISON TREWEEK "Blessed with a winning smile." Glee Club 33 Falconaires 3,43 Mixed Chorus 3,43 Dance Committees3 Student Court 33 Senior Playg Class President 4. RICHARD LEWIS TUPPER "He's busy all the time rais- ing cain--and it's not sug- ar." Basketball 1,2,3,4, Captain 43 Football 1,25 Baseball 3,43 I-Hop Committeeg Sample Fair 33 Varsity Club 3,43 Class Vice-President 4. LEE WILLARD TYLER "He started to sing as he tack- led the thing that couldn't be done, and he did it." Football 1,2,3,45 Basketball 1,2,3,45 Baseball 1,2,3,4, Co-Capt. 45 Class President 25 Varsity Club 3,45 Student Council, Treas. 45 Senior Play. AUDREY IEAN VIVIER "There's no cosmetic for beauty like happiness." G.A.A. 1,2,3,45 Band 1,2,3,45 Dance Committeesg I-Hop Committeeg Quill and Scroll 3,45 Blue and White 3. HELEN ELISE WALIGORA 'Nothing great was ever achieved without en- Dance Committeesg Camera Club 45 Forensics. 7 thusiasm. " W Qt ' FLORENCE JEAN WALLACE "Where did you get your eyes so blue?" G.A.A. 1,2,3,45 Bowling 2,3,4, Treasurer 45 Library Club 35 Sample Fair 35 X Falcon 45 9 Blue and White 45 Yearbook. MARY ELLEN WELCH "Ordinary name, but extra- ordinary person." Mixed Chorus 3,45 Falcon 3,45 Camera Club, Sec.-Treas. 45 Falconaires 45 Blue and White 45 Art Club 45 Yearbook, Art. +1555 ,, , ,',':A5:AfEf," ?3Vf?g,1Hs?1f431i:f':iET5E , 5 , :ser ,awzfrz as :VM .-",:sz: '.f Af g5L!g,.::afa'--"---- '-f-151512 93-:- ,E,-3 mm J" , H J f if. . ,. -n e tsw ' , 'fy-5-..: ,j:',g: .- ,gmzw .fr-, ' A ISOBEL E. WE LLER "Gentle of speech,beneficient of mind." Dance Committeesg Library Club 3,45 I-Hop Committeeg Sample Fair 35 Camera Club 3. LOUELLA ANN WHITEHEAD "Neat not gaudy." Dance Committeesg G.A.A. 1,2,35 I-Hop Committeeg Glee Club 35 Mixed Chorus 35 Student Council 3. JAMES DALY WHITMAN "Success to thosewho work." Band 1,2,3,45 Debating 1,3,45 Track 25 Cross-Country 3,45 Bowling 2,3,4, President 35 Camera Club 3 , fres. ' Varslity CW .1 LLOYD EARL WILSON "It is not good that man should be alone." Baseball 2,3. PATRICIA ANN w1LsoN CC 7 To be simple is to be great.' Chorus 15 Band 2,3,45 Spanish Club 2,35 Home Economics Club 25 Falcon 4. mit Lu ' HELEN THRESE WOLFE "Sti1lwater runs deep." G.A.A. 1,25 Mixed Chorus 3,45 Falcon 33 Glee Club 43 Camera Club 4. 1 1 1. v UCE IRVING YANKE fl "The night is young, and am I." L1 Track lg Basketball 1,23 Football 1,2,3,4g I-Hop Committee, Varsity Club 3,45 Dance Committees. STELLA ZARZYCKI 'Rich of good works." G.A.A. 1, Dance Committees, I-Hop Committee, Glee Club 43 Spanish Club 4. Ni-WIONAL HONOR SOCIETY Seated: Suzanne Labadie, Ann Plumton, Gladys Pyorala, Anne Marie Ruch, Richard Schreiber, Sara Stuntz, Bruce Treweek, Lee Tyler. Standing: George Barrons, John Boyce, Donna Bryan, Frank Coon, Robert Erickson, Corinne Garchow, John Gere, Ruth Hamlin, Ralph Klees. Through the efforts of Miss Ruth L. Bailey, the National Honor Society was introduced in 1945. Students who stand scholastically in the upper third of the senior class are eligible if they have shown service, leadership, and character during their high school years. Members are chosen by a special committee,who consider the recom- mendations of all other faculty members and school records before voting. Page Twenty- CRISPIWS 'TASTE OF i-IISTORY My name is Crispin Bartholomew Bookworm, and I am going to tell you a story concerning a very strange experience I had one day. As you know, my family gaf' Ccutest you ever sawl and I reside on Thomas Street. ' 1 Our home is filled with every kind of book you can " imagine fmathematics, art, English, science, music, etc.J. But there is one which is quite different from I Q N I the others, a history book. When I first crawled over I X it, I did not give it a second glance. Then I spied the . L-9 -, ' f' ' it f numbers 1-9-5-0. I stopped to study the whole title: - "The Class History of 1950". I thought to myself, . "Now this class must have been very outstanding, for was it not graduated at the mid-century date?" Consumed with growing curiosity, I crept into the book, skipping past the auth- or, the publisher, the table of contents, and the-introduction. I made myself com- fortable on the page entitled "Freshmen". What I saw there was far too much fun to chew. I felt it should be saved for posterity--for you and your friends to read and reread with the passing years. "The poor old school is a-creakin' and a-groanin', For up her steps come her freshies a-moanin'-- President Jack Boyce is running in the lead, Vice-President Suzie Labadie's getting up speed, Secretary Donna Bryan is coming in fast, Treasurer Ann Plumton is a bit slow, but not last. That tired old building gives one relieved sigh: Here's the Class of 1950, it's certain to ride high! Two dances are held by the freshies this year, One closed, the other a Senior Farewell full of cheer." In my excitement, I scurried over to the next verse and began to peruse: "The poor old school is chipped and cracked, It gives one more shudder, the sophomores are back! President Lee Tyler appears first, in tradition, Vice-President Ruth Hamlin next, with ambition, Then follows Bob Layland--two jobs has he: Keeping the minutes and the treasury. The Valentine Valse is the dance of the year-- When hearts are light, when Cupid is near." Turning my head, I smelled a most juicy, tantalizing page. The odor of de- licious paper-a-la-king floated to my nostrils. But, just as I began to sample this special dish, my glance fell upon these opening lines: "The poor old school does not look around, For here are the juniors with a great big bound. Jack Boyce is the president, we see, as before, With Suzie Labadie as the vice-president once more. Ann Plumton is the secretary, full of zest, Barbara Henke is the treasurer, doing her best. Their dance, the "Snowflake Frolic", is very well planned, It transposes us all to a winter wonderland. The I-Hop theme is of a bygone day, "Magnolia Manor", the South of yesterday-- Gracious ladies, gentlemen, and a plantation, too, Whose beauty and charm become a part of you. With the help of their parents, they give a Sample Fair, Everything is free. joy fills the air! Their reception for the seniors is called a "Soiree", The setting is in a small French cafe. . Page Twenty t CRISPIWS 'IASTE OF i-IISTORY "April Showers" is their last fling this junior yearg Then B. Henke at Girls' State does appear, Treweek, Tyler, Barrons, and Klees at Wolverine State Learn much about government and the world's fate. George Barrons another distinction does receive-- The Brykalski-Coolman Award--the first, I believe. Jones, Plumton, Labadie, and Ruch enroll With Stuntz and Vivier in Quill and Scroll." Meditating, I slowly and hungrily devoured this verse, but with my eyes only: "The poor old school has made many a friend, But, when the seniors approach, it knows it's the end. Here comes President Treweek with a big, happy smile, Welcomed by Vice-President Tupper, right in style. Then comes Secretary Garchow, who is willing to please, Closely followed by Treasurer Ralph Klees. They sponsor a dance called the "Autumn Twirl", With colorful leaves all in a swirl. A committee picks for the Senior Play A gay comedy, "Our Hearts Were Young and Gay". It develops in Europe about nineteen twenty, Of laughs and predicaments it has plenty. The Senior Prom is held April twenty-nine, Swing-out, june 8, shows the graduates in solemn line. At Baccalaureate, June 11, they think they are wise, But at Commencement many have tears in their eyes." As I curled up to dream about the future of these fine folks, I discovered, tucked between the pages, this note. It was addressed to Miss Ruth L. Bailey, for four years chairman of their sponsors. Farmington, Michigan June 15, 1950 Friends, The one hundred three of us, on our Graduation Day, wish to thank you for the guidance you have given. We know we shall look back upon our days in high school often. It will be with pleasure that we shall recall our associations with you, our advisers: Miss Ruth Bailey, Miss M. Elsie Barnard, Mr. I. Warren Henderson, Miss Ann Metzger, Mr. Joseph Manzi, Mr. Kenneth Peterson, Mr. Earl Krausbeck, Mr. Ernest McBride, and Miss Margaret Parker. Sincerely yours, n The Class of 1950 7' ' -E' 1.1 ' Y I ,,ff 12. mix '--- . Q . i ?gq'C""'4s .. 'XX S , I ,ff Page Thenty-three SPECIAL HONORS D. A. R. Pin The D. A. R. Award is sponsored by the Three Flags Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Candidates must possess to an outstand- ing degree the following traits: loyalty, patriotism, leadership, and service. Margaret Ann Plumton was selected by her classmates and the faculty as Farmington High School's 1950 representative. Keith johnson Memorial This special recognition is given annually to that senior who resembles the fine school citizen- ship that Keith Gordon johnson showed in everything he did. As a result of senior-faculty vote, the name of the winner is engraved on the bronze and Walnut plaque which the Class of 1940 presented to the high school in honor of their classmate. Traits con- sidered in the final selection are cooperation, de- pendability, initiative, promptness, honesty, clean habits, stability, and scholarship. George Barrons will receive the 1950 plaque at a special assembly in Iune. ATHLETIC AWARDS - AschenBrenner Trophy The AschenBrenner Athletic Trophy was presented anonymously in memory of Dr. Zae R. AschenBrenner. It is to be awarded annually to the outstanding senior athlete. The coaches make the nominations, but the final selection rests with the Athletic Council. Keith Wieland was the first senior to receive this honor. The 1950 selection had not been made at the time this article was Written. Brykalski-Coolman Award The Brykalski-Coolman Award was established in 1949 by the Class of 1941, in memory of two of their classmates who were killed in World War II. A candidate must be a junior, must have participated in at least one sport, and must have shown service, character, leadership, and scholarship. The first recipient was George Barrons. The 1950 winner had not been named when this copy went to press. Page Twenty-four 1949 W INNERS Charles Larson, Keith Wieland, George Barrons, Coach Hutton. CQUILL AND SCROLL Seated: Barbara jones, Anne Marie Ruch Qpresidentj, Suzanne Labadie Ctreasurerl. Standing: Sally Stuntz Csecretaryl, Ann Plumton Cvice-presidentj, Miss Marian Dammon Ksponsorl. Recommendations are made to the National Secretary for the juniors and seniors who have done outstanding work on the Blue and White, Falcon, and Rollcall. In order to qualify, the nominees must be in the upper third of their class for the present year and must excel in some phase of journalism. Page Twenty-flue .I U N I O R 3 OFFICERS Paul Jones Cvice-presidentl, Charlotte Mathews ftreasurerj, Jean Martindale Qsecretaryl, Vincent Stock Qpresidentl. First row: Annabelle Blair, Judy Henry, Lorene Hamlin, Ann Cunningham, Gleah Crain, Virginia Fryhoff, Shirley Gibbs, Sharon Andrews, Barbara Howle. Second row: Mary Ann Dunham, Joyce Gunnett, Gertha Culham, Richard Alexander, Michael Ferrante, James Crane, Robert Casey, Sally Giroux, Barbara Carpenter, Anita Barnum. Third row: Charles Gronlund, William Hanson, Gordon Harris, Margaret Clapp, Joyce Godair, Gerald Fulcher, Thomas Hoff- man, Richard Barber. Fourth row: Robert Clark, Jack Brown, George Hayes, James Bates, Foster AschenBrenner, Allan Hallaman, Duane Baggott, Donald Bunge. Page Twenty- Seated: Barbara LaFond, Charlotte Mathews, Gabriele Muhling, Rosamund LeMieux, Doris Moffatt, Sylvia Manseau, Jean Martindale, Rita Pieron, Dorothy Orofino. Second row: Jean McGowan, Charles Meagher, James Packard, Gail Maid- ment, Sally Lutz, Beverley Kaufmann, Alice Miller, Donald Munro, Ioseph Posen,f Helen Kullgren. Third row: Marilou Petersmark, Paul joens, James Keck, Iohn Kargetta, Donald O'Keefe, Ira Matthews, Kenneth Kemp, Thomas Mathes, Nancy Isley. Fourth row: james Mecham, Arthur Olson, Chester Kicinski, Carl Milburn, Earl Linemeyer, Willard Mitchell, Gerald Plum, Theresa O'Connor. First row: Miss Virginia Carley Qsponsorj, lane Quisenberry, Fern Smith, Dorothy Smith, Mr. Robert Hutton Kchairmanj, Adeline Walters, Helen Siggins, Janet Sowers, Miss Wilma Brandenburg Qsponsorb. Second row: Mr. Dennis McCarthy fsponsorJ,Deloris Wykoff, janet Wheaton, David Turner, Russell Stephen, Thomas Morgan, Robert Slusser, Ioan Sundrla, Mary Weaver, Mr. Tarmo Maattala Qsponsorl. Third row: James Yuill, Charles Wedyke, Vincent Stock, Louise Wroten, Edwina Smith, Kenneth Siler, Arthur White, Douglas Thompson. Fourth row: jack Ratliff, Max Trowbridge, Clifford Storey, Norman Rust, Richard Yokom. Page Twenty- Seve SOPi-IOMORES OFFICERS Eugene McCracken Qpresiaentp, William Weber lvice- presidentj, Rita Christian Qsecretaryj, Donald Stephen ftreasurerl. First row: Marian Bunn, Grace Fake, John Brunk, Edward Brown, Robert Brown, Sally DeLong, Bonnie Brooks. Second row: Caroline Durkee, Rita Christian, Arlene Aho, Donald Byrne, Peter Calkins, Suzanne Dickie, Norma Den- ington, Ioan Shay. Third row: John Bumi, Marjorie Conkey, Doris Barge, Bar- bara Eichler, Glendean Brown, Marguerite Coon, Josephine Brakke, Mable Flick, Radford Devroy. Fourth row: Phillip Curnow, Elmer Diehr, Earl Cox, Gino Carnevale, Wayne Aldrich, Joseph Coyner, William Berning, james Fanzini, Carl Dryden. Page Twenty- cigh t First row: Jane Hamlin, Doreen Morris, Nancy Keach, Dale Gillespie, James Mayer, Kenneth O'Nan, Geraldine Haskins, janet Gambee, Doris Grecu. Second row: Robert Hammond, Robert Hutton, Ann Louys, Carolyn Gard- ner, Nancy Holcomb, Nancy Greetham, Eugene McCracken, Richard New- man, Joyce Henke. Third row: Susan Lange, Edna McKerracher, Ruth jones, Margaret God- frey, Noreen Hamlin, Geraldine Lombard, Mary Garner, Lois Garchow. Fourth row: Robert Hupert, Allan McFarland, Roger Kaiser, Robert Hoff- man, Howard McCracken, Iohn Hood. Seated: Miss Margaret Lingo fsponsorl, William Pressley, Robert Wallace, Constance Wright, Phyllis Pringle, Grace Toman, June Slusser, Ioan Rogers, Hubert Thompson, Iohn Rowe, Miss Mary Alice Lyngklip fsponsorj. Second row: Mr. Lloyd Smith KsponsorJ, Arlen Whitehead, Sally Pfeiffer, Irene Sherman, Charles Tulip, William Spess, Richard Thomas, Cath- erine Sonier, Florence Wheeler, Bertram Tenney, Mr. Isaac Snell Csponsorj. Third row: William Weber, Edward Yackley, Donald Stephen, Dean White- head, Frederick Raupp, Gerald Stone, Glenn Shaw, Norman Raupp, David Sonsmith, Thomas Walligora. Pagr 'I'wen ty-n me FRESi-IMEN OFFICERS Seated: Gertrude White Qsecretaryj. Standing: Doyle Nichols Kpresidentj, Marlene Rob- inson Ctreasurerj, Milton Garner Cvice-presidentj. Seated: Iva Mae Aldrich, Arnold Corbit, Carl Buckner, Mary Callahan, Caroline Ainsworth, Patricia Black, Alice Frazer, Richard Crinion, Ronald Freda, Ioanne DeNies. Second row: Arline Diehr, Wilma Dryden, Emily Atkins, Law- rence Egan, Anthony Bischof, Allen Durkee, Leon Fulks, Ann Clappison, Josephine Booth, Sandra DeMarco. Third row: James Bryan, Patricia Bartkus, Beverly Brunson, Ioan Egner, Dorothy Cant, Ellen Culham, Nancy Fisher, Patricia Brown, Adam Denny. Fourth row: Carl Duquet, Frank Doublett, Thomas Frazer, Barry Calhoun, Richard Anderson, Frank Frazer, Gerald Delling, Loren Clifford. Page Thirty First row: Rita Rickrode, Caro- lyn Ratliff, Joan Smith, Michael Stanek, Donald Osmus, John Sundrla, Joyce Smith, Carol Smith, Patricia Sowers, Bob- bie Smith. Second row: Betty Rauh, Ann Redner, Roxann Stone, Dina Shaw, Judith Seitz, Ray Nich- ols, John Shutts, Joan Seitz, Patricia Poole, Lois Scott, Dolores Simon. Third row: Millard Roberts, Robert Petersmark, Leroy Paschke, Susan Schlotterbeck, Nancy Shattuck, Marlene Rob- inson, Denver Nichols, Doyle Nichols, Norbert Ronk, Robert Spaller. Fourth row: Cecil Nichols, Rob- ert Papini, Dorothy Sunasack, Lawrence Pink, Elmer Sandnes Seated: Shirley Hayes, Janet Moss, Robert Gateley, Andre Janisse, William Kingsley, Robert Haskins, Donald Hen- drick, Roger LeMieux, Colleen Morris, Phyllis Kesti. Second row: Robert McGowan, Donald Grecu, Roderick lng- man, Audrey Mecham, Dorothy Lint, Joyce Hull, Doris Hop- kins, Barbara McCoy, Bruce Grinager, John Jacobs, Albert Hanson. Third row: Milton Garner, Thomas Mulcare, Nancy Har- ley, Myrna Hurkett, Sally Leonard, Nancy Gamble, Nancy Hoffman, George McKaye, David Harris. Fourth row: Richard Mason, Da vid MacKay, William Lang- ley, Edward Klees, John Gaz- ley, Alvin McCollum, Bruce I-Iabermehl. David Mitchell. First row: Miss Margaret Tay- lor Csponsorl, Nancy Vaillan- court, Janet Williams, Carol Wheeler, Dorothy Wolfe, Anna Mae Tarr, June Turner, Miss Alice Montes Csponsorj. Second row: Mr. Byron Oliver fsponsorj, William Torrance, GeraldWilliams, Marian Tur- ner, Barbara Wynn, Norman Wolie, James Taggart, Shirley Wallace, Wilma Tamm, Mr. Clayton Timmons Ksponsorj. Top row: Richard Tyler, David Wyman, Gertrude White, Bar- bara Waters, Florence Wedyke, William Turner, Walter White, James Whitmore. susan: Qafxnaas Seated: James Brunk, Gerald Diehr, Charles Bender, Astrid Brakke, Lor- raine Bishop, Iune Brakke, Muriel Dane, Iames Brewbaker, Richard Byrtus. Second row: Louise Duquet, Carol Cossin, Alan Alexander, Edward Daniels, Richard Ainsworth, Denis Cannaert, Lee Barthel, Carol Aho, Carolyn Brill. Third row: Perrie Del Montier, Franklin Del Montier, Barbara Carr, Carole Chapp, Jane Downing, Donna Cox, Nancy Banks, Patricia Cox, Joseph Adamson, Robert Dockstader. Fourth row: Gordon Ayres, Wayne Beuthin, Richard Bowers, Ada Arold, Sylvia Bates, Peggy Altemus, Gerald Brumm, Glenn Brown, Charles Dryden. Seated: Patricia Fanzini, Nancy Hough, Carol James, Richard jones, Rob- ert Isley, Anthony Ferrante, Merrily Godin, Kay Holcomb, Lenore Gilde- meister. Second row: Larry Kubiac, Daniel Guilmette, Shirley Evans, Sandra Hicks, Ann Guldner, Virginia Hallock, Kathryn Gardner, Paul Kosmensky, Paul Hoofnagle. Third row: Marilyn Goers, Nancy Lutz, Roger Goers, Tom Isley, Richard Goulet, Fred Leach, Donald Lorence, Clara Lind, Ellen Hannah. Fourth row: jerry Holmes, James Hill, Lester Harden, Dan Goodrich. Page Thirty- two Seated: Werner Maki, Richard Matthias, Jean Raupp, Patricia McCracken, Helen Notestine, Mary Ellen Stainbrook, Patricia Meyers, Robert Mark- ham, Daryl Morris. Second row: Mary McCachen, Jacqueline Pfeiffer, Alice Manseau, Marilyn Smith, Evelyn McKaye, Shirley Schulkins, Marie Maxwell, Ioan Ports, Diana Rowe, Mary Hedgecough. Top row: Ioan Rozenboom, Ray Malenfant, Elden Oke, Ronald Moss, Hilda Maas, Nancy Mayer, Ralph Porter, Joseph Petty, Martha Smith. Seated: Mrs. Eldora McCaski1l Csponsorj, Ronald Williams, Viola Tamm, Mary Lou Whitehead, Ruth Zingehnan, Gerald Williams, Mrs. Mary Oliphant fsponsorb. Second row: Mr. William Nuse lsponsorl, Gary Walters, Richard Tilton, William Woods, Daniel Whelan, Dennis Traeder, Tim Thomas, Eldon Wilson, Mr. Louis Gilson fsponsorj. Third row: Judith Woods, Eleanor White, Mary Ellen Weber, John Tall- man, Kenneth Weber, Laverne Wood, Shirley Wilkinson, Shirley Whitmore. Page Thirty- three SEVENTH GRADIERS Seated: William Dickerson, James Garner, Dorothy Dewey, Mary Lee Bry- an, Patricia Groover, Elizabeth Belanger, Mary Jean Fifoot, Marilvn Gregor, Rudolph Golla, Richard Cairns. Second row: Io Ann Empey, Anna Bildat, Shirley Boyce, Scott Dunn, Henry Evert, Harold Bolton, Robert Boyce, Charles Beam, Gerald Byrtys, Constance Boyce, Vivian Auger, Sylvia Gazley. A Third row: William France, Roger Fendt, Joan Fawcett, Lydya Bildat, lane Grinager, Tina Carnevale, Linda Esterline, Sue Andrews, Robert Flynn,' Ned Clark, Neil Anderson, Ronald Clarke. Fourth row: Douglas Gravelle, Charles Bragg, Nicholas Christy, Ronald Donoghue, james Avichauser, Clifford Christian, Robert Godair, Rodger Clarke, Robert Adamson. Seated: Lawrence Lemon, Gordon Harshfield, Ioan Limbam, Barbara Mc- Donald, Patricia Haworth, Mildred Martin, Bertha Johnston, Harold Henke, Dennis Mahaney, Orlie Lawrence. Second row: Ronald McKenzie, Clare Moss, Iay Hawkins, Ioan Hargreaves, Dina Landacre, Lucinda Hamilton, Bernadine Hoover, Nancy Lange, Wil- liam Merrow, Delbert Hannah, George Martindale. Third row: Marie Moss, Donna Marchant, Patricia Kolan, Patrick Martin, Jay Mason, James Maxwell, Leo Hanson, Harold Lange, Dolores Hamilton, Eilene Iltis, Carolyn Matteson, Mary Herndon. Fourth row: Sadie Mecham, Carol Morton, Carol Long. Page Thirty-four Seated: Myrna Rawley, Bonnie Sovereign, George Oldfield, Donald Sowers, Bruce Shoquist, Richard Pressley, Billie Smith, Patricia Russell. Second row: Charles Shattuck, Robert Ortwine, Ronald Nichels, lack O'Nan, Betsy Shaw, Ioan Puckett, Richard Smith, Ion Schultz, George Natho, Charles Snyder. Third row: Marilyn Parker, Diane Ports, Marianne Ratliff, Francis Sonier, Martin Paulson, Victor Nicholard, Jack Phelps, Gerald Rice, Craig Rockefellow, Merl Powell, Janice Norton. Seated: Mr. Donald nossler Csponsorl, Shirley Temple, Ann Marie Wixom, Loretta Tallman, Paul Thomas, Frank Sundrla, Lawrence Van Amburg, Sylvia Thompson, Shirley Willsie, Mr. Kenneth Peterson Ksponsorj. Second row: Miss Shirley Rowe Qsponsorl, Mary Ann Taylor, Lois Wood, Carol Stark, James Young, Raymond Woods, Stanley Wixom, Kenneth White, Mabel Young, Joanna Thompson, Beverly Wendlandt, Mr. Rob- ert Burtch Ksponsorj. Third row: Robert Stumbaugh, David Trombley, Susann Wykoff, Sally Switzer, Margaret Stanley, Georgiana Vaillancourt, Charles Steele, Rob- ert Spencer. Page Thirty-five J-i-IOP On Saturday, January 28, approximately two hundred coup- les attended the I-Hop, dancing to the music of Jimmie Steven- son and his orchestra. Sally Lutz was chairman of decorations for this "Winter Wonderland". James Keck de- signed the overhead. f C GW FW' :X , Y MIXED Ci-If RUS Besides singing for several P. T. A. groups, clubs, and school assemblies, the Mixed Chorus annually provides music for the Baccalaureate and Commencement exercises. They also present the Spring and Christmas concerts. Seated: Dorothy Sunasack, Sally Pfeiffer, Nancy Shattuck,Arline Diehr, Stella Zarzycki, Mary Ann Dunham, Lois Smith, Betty Jean Rauh. Second row: Jean McGowan, Fern Smith, Jane Quisenberry,Audrey Mecham,Dolores Hughes, Ruth Jones, Joanne Russell, Dorothy Lint, Joan Egner, Mr. J. Warren Henderson Kspon- sorb. Third row: Joyce Smith, Bobbie Smith, Helen Wolfe, Enid Kelly, Joan Shay, Josephine Booth, Josephine Howard, Joan Smith, Sylvia Manseau. GIRLS' GLEE CLUB First row: R. Hamlin, D. Moffatt, H. Catlett, J. Brunette, J. Ainsworth, R. LeMieux, M. Joyal, E. Bailey, B. Brooks, D. Sundrla, B. Gillespie, A. Plumton, S. Stuntz, S. Andrews, M. Beckwith. I Second row: F. Smith, H. Wolfe, J. Russell, B. Smith, G. Pyorala, S. Gibbs, A. Blair, C. Garchow,M. Conkey, H. Petti.for,A. Fulks, C. Durkee, G. Lewis,Joan Smith, Joyce Smith, J. Booth, J. Howard, D. Sunasack, Mr. J. Warren Henderson. Third row: R. Jones, N. Snyder,'M. Coon, J. Pagel, H. Tamm, P. Kelly, M. Welch, L. Garchow, B. Eichler, J. Gunnett, M. Peters- mark, A. Barnum, D. Hughes, B. Henke, D. Bryan, B. Jones, A. Mecham. Fourth row: L. Gi1son,E. Sandnes,W. Langley, R. Kosmensky, J. Gazley, L. Tyler, D. Dir- meyer, M. Trowbridge,J. Crawford, C. Ghes- quiere, B. Treweek, B. Yanke, P. Brennan, R. Chapp. Top row: J. Shutts, R. Nichols, G. Barrons, G. Williams, D. Nichols, J. Gere, W. Turner, D. Gillespie, A. Durkee, R. Freda. Page Thtrty-eight Seated: Doris Moffatt, Anita Barnum, Shirley Gibbs, Ruth jones, Sara Stuntz, Ann Plum- ton, Joanne Russell, Ruth Ham- lin. Second row: George Barrons, Bruce Treweek, Richard Kos- mensky, David Dirmeyer, Robert Chapp, Mary Welch, Mr. I. Warren Henderson Cdirectorb. FALCONAIRES Selected from the glee clubs for outstanding musical ability, the Falconaires made their initial appearance in the fall of 1948 . Directed by Mr. J. Warren Henderson, they join the glee clubs on special occasions. As part of their regular training, they sing over the radio twice a year and at P. T. A. meetings. IUNIOR FALCONAIRES The junior Falconaires are seventh and eighth grade sing- ers who show special promise in vocal music. This organiza- tion was formed by Mr. Henderson in October 1949. First row: Kathryn Gardner, Kay Holcomb, Sylvia Bates, Viola Tamm, Mr. I. Warren Henderson Qdirectorj. Second row: james Brewbaker, Perrie Del Montier, James Hill, Donald Morrell, Jerry Brumm, Richard Ainsworth. Page Thirty-ni GIR!.3'ATi-I!.E'I'IC ASSOCIATIF N Seated: Colleen Morris, Shirley Hayes, Gladys Pyorala fsecretaryj, Rita Pieron Cmaj or sports manager-J , Ann Plumton fvice-president! , Helen Tamm Kpresidentj, Patricia Kelly ltreasurerj, Nancy Snyder fminor sports managerj, Helen Siggins, Julie Brunette, Marlene Simpson. Second row: Nancy Holcomb, Carolyn Gardner, Anne Marie Ruch, Ann Cunningham, Judy Henry, Mary Weaver, Jacqueline Rudberg, Wilma Tamm, Barbara Howle, Phyllis Pringle, Sara Stuntz, Joyce I-lull. Third row: Alice Miller, Barbara Waters, Don- na Bryan, Shirley Shaw, Dolores Hughes, Patricia Brown, Nancy Fisher, Mable Flick, Ann Louys, Suzanne Dickie, Lois Scott, El- len Culham. Third row: Jane Hamlin, Ruth Hamlin, Florence Wallace, Margaret Clapp, Myrna Hurkett, Sally Pfeiffer, Miss Ann Metzger Qsponsorl. The present Girls' Athletic Association was founded in 1946 by Miss Margaret Parker. Miss Ann Metzger became the club's adviser in 1947. It sponsors sports for girls, including soccer, baseball, football, and basketball. In addition to selling refreshments at games and co-sponsor- ing the Senior-Faculty Game, the club presented a dance in April. W ARSITY CLUB First row: Lee Tyler, Richard Louys, Herbert Deubel Cvice-presidentj, Thomas Sechler, David Dirmeyer, Ralph Klees, Richard Tup- per, James Whitman, Homer Majors, George Barrons fpresidentl. Second row: Robert Hammond, Richard Alex- ander, Thomas Tata, Patrick Brennan, Bruce Yanke, Glenn Smith, Clifford Storey, Norman Rust, Douglas Thompson, Gordon Harris, Mr. Robert Hutton ladviserj. Third row: James Yuill, Donald Bunge, James Bates, Gerald Plum, Foster AschenBrenner fsecretary-treasurerl, Deanwhitehead, James lgecky William Hanson, Robert Hutton, John Uhh. The Varsity Club became active in 1939 with Coaches Robert Hutton and Paul Shoemaker as advisers. Membership is restrict- ed to high school boys who have earned Varsity letters in major sports. It is a non-profit organization. The "F" winners do- nate any money they make by selling programs for athletic events --or by giving dances--to the school for sports equipment or for some other worthwhile project which temporarily needs financial support. Page Forty BOYS' BOWLING LEAGUE First row: Robert Brown, Robert Casey, Frank Coon, Dale Gil- lespie, Frederick Giroux, An- dre Ianisse, Richard Kosmen- sky, George Goers, Russell Stephen. Second row: Albert Szostek, Al- lan McFarland, Frederick Peters, Lawrence Gilson, Robert Erickson, Charles Ghesquiere, Mr. Tarmo Maat- tala Ccoachl, William Press- ley, Richard Beam, James Whitman, john Gazley. GIRLS' BOWLING 'IEAIIIIS Front: Barbara jones, Ruth Ham- lin. Seated: Geraldine Haskins, Doris Grecu, Barbara Smith, jane Hamlin, Carolyn Gardner, Sal- ly Pfeiffer, Virginia Fryhoff, Alice Miller, Helen Siggins, Ann Blair, Sally Giroux, Sal- ly Leonard, Myran Hurkett. Standing: Phyllis Pringle, Rita Pieron, Miss Virginia Carley Ksponsorj, Irene Sherman, Mary Weaver, Marlene Rob- inson, lane Quisenberry, Doro- thy Orofino, Florence Wallace, Jacqueline Rudberg. WIRLER3 seated: Lorene Hamlin Cmajorettej, Dennis Ma- haney, Lawrence Lemon, Dorothy Dewey, Mary Lee Bryan, Anna Lee Westerman, Charles Snyder, Marilyn Gregor, Shirley Shaw fdrum majorettej, Delbert Hannah, Jack O'Nan, Edward Daniels, Craig Rockafellow, Richard Jones, Dennis Cannaert, Caroline Brill, Arlene Fulks fmajorettej. Second row: Mr. Lloyd Smith fdirectorl, Pat- ricia Sowers, Ianet Sowers, Patricia Fan- zini, Robert Spenser, Jack Phelps, Alice Frazer, Patricia Wilson, Shirley Schulkins, Deloris Wykoff, Barbara McCoy, Frank Coon, Leon Fulks, Lee Barthel, Paul Kosmensky, Roderick Ingman, Clark Bates. Third row: Gordon Ayres, Beverly Brunson, Ioan Rozenboom, Florence Wedyke, Morgan Thomas, Richard Newman, Richard Bowers, Robert Flynn, Barry Calhoun, Sally Leonard, Barbara Carpenter, David Mitchell, Charles Steele, Gerald Delling. Fourth ruw: Charles Wedyke, Charles Gron- lund, james Whitman, Kenneth Siler, Rich- ard Schreiber, Frank Frazer. BAN D Arlene Fulks, Shirley Shaw, Lor ene Hamlin. Page For ty- two BUENOS AMIGOS Seated: Stella Zarzycki, Gabriele Muhling, Rita Pieron, Mar- garet Clapp, Dorothy Orofino. Standing: Sally Lutz, Shirley Shaw, Joanne Stroben, janet Sowers, Miss Alice Montes Csponsorj. The purpose of this club is the achievement of a better un- derstanding of the Spanish-speaking countries and their language. Although the organization is only two years old, members have done much toward interpreting and practicing the ugood neighbor' ART CLUB Introduced in 1949 by Mr. Robert Benjamin, art director, this group aims to achieve artistic knowledge through practice and guidance. Members participate in such activities as week- end sketching trips and visiting art exhibits. policy. Page For ty- three Suzanne Labadie, Ioyce Gunnett, Joanne Stroben, Mr. Robert Benjamin Csponsorj, Donelda Sundrla, Jane Hamlin, Dale Gillespie, Richard Bowman. STUDENT COUNCIL Seated: Dean Whitehead, Anne Marie Ruch, Ruth Hamlin fsec- retaryl, Donna Bryan Cvice- presidentj, John Boyce Cpresi- dentj, Lee Tyler ftreasurerl, Barbara Henke, James Yuill. Standing: Judith Henry, James Bryan, Gail Maidment, Rich- ard Mason, Jane Hamlin, Bar- bara Eichler, Suzanne Dickie, Mr. Gerald Harrison lsponsorb. The Student Council consists of four representatives from each high school class and two from the junior high school groups. The president and vice-president are elected from the senior class by the entire student body. This group has charge of parties and assembly programs, promotes the i general welfare of the student body, assists the principal at ath- letic and other school functions, conducts the Student Court, sponsors the Falcon, helps in the selection of cheering teams, encourages civic drives, and schedules ordinary school events. DEBA'I'E CLUB Deloris Wykoff, Mr. Lloyd Smith, James Whitman, Richard Schreiber, Charles Tulip, Myrna Hurkett. The Debate Club, coached by Mr. Lloyd Smith, appeals to students interested in public speaking. The question for de- bate this year was "Resolved: The President of the United States should be elected by the direct vote of the people." A debate league closely par- alleling our sports league was organized this fall by Mr. Smith and Mr. G. V. Harrison. The schools included were Farming- ton, Milford, Walled Lake, Holly, and Bentley. After tying for first place with Bentley by win- ning six out of eight debates, Farmington was eligible to enter the Detroit Free Press Elimina- tion Tournaments. The debaters receivedaplaque from the Detroit Free Press. Page For ty-four Seated: Ioanne Stroben, Florence Wallace, Helen Wolfe, Sara Stuntz Ceditorl, Ruth Hamlin, Mary Welch. Standing: joan Pagel, Nancy Snyder, Herbert Deubel, Bar- bara Henke Cassistantj, Char- les Greetham Kassistantj, Pat- ricia Kelly, Frank Coon, Law- rence Gilson. The Farmington Enterprise, since 1939, has published a page of school news written by the journalism class. This section, known as The Blue and White, qualified for Quill and Scroll in 1946. Last year the staff edited the Student Handbook for the Student Council. BLUE AND Wi-IIT FALCON Page Forty-flue First row: Anne Marie Ruch Qeditorj, Nancy Isley fassist- ant editorl, Gladys Pyorala Cassistant editorl, Rita Pier- on, Barbara Howle. Second row: Ann Plmnton, Mary Welch, Gabriele Muhling, Mar- garet Clapp, Miss Virginia Carley fadviserj. Third row: Patricia Wilson, Bar- bara Carpenter, Norma Smith, Jane Quisenberry, Iudith Henry, Alice Miller, Marlene Robin- son, Lorene Hamlin, Dorothy Orofino, Iulie Brunette. , A CAMERA CLUB Seated: Donna Bryan Cpresidentl, Rita Christian, Rosemund Oli- ver Ksecretaryb, Lois Smith, Carolyn Gardner. Standing: Betty McKaye, Isobel Weller, Noreen Hamlin, Iac- queline Rudberg, Florence Wallace, Miss Wilma Branden- burg fsponsorj. The Library Club, until this year, has been regarded as a staff of assistant librarians. This fall the club was reorganized by Miss Wihna Brandenburg and is now run by the students. Mem- bers work in the library five hours each week and receive twenty hours of instruction for each semester of the first year. Any former assistant librarians may join. The objectives of thf club are to promote reading among the students and to carry on the work of the library. LIBRARY CLUB First row: Robert Erickson,Al- vin McCollum, Richard Schreiber, Frank Coon, Mah- lon Bradley, Ann Plumton, Carol Wheeler, Barbara Smith, Joanne Russell, Irene Sher- man, Iulie Brunette. Second row: Mr. Joseph Manzi Qsponsorl, Allan Hallaman, James Whitman, Ralph Klees, James Keck, Charles Greet- ham, Thomas Clifford, David Harris, David Mitchell, George Barrons, Mary Welch, Mr. Robert Benjamin Csponsorj. Aided by Mr. Joseph Manzi, science instructor, this club was reorganized in 1947. Its aims are to increase knowledge of photography, to learn to perfect skills, to give service to the school and community. Any in- terested high school boys and girls are eligible for member- ship. 1 Page Forty-six L l it I eated: Dolores Hughes Qclub historiesl, Flor- ence Wallace fclub histories, quotations? , Donna Bryan Qadvertisingj, Richard Schreib- er fco-photography editorj, Robert Erickson fphotographyi, Marlene Simpson ibookkeeperl. Standing: julie Brunette tquotationsj, Jacqueline Rudberg twill, club histories, quotationsj , Nancy Snyder Kclub histories, Can You Imag- inej, Suzanne Labadie Cco-art editorj, Iudy De Long fartj, Charles Greetham fadvertis- ing editorj, Donelda Sundrla fartj, Mary Welch fco-art editorj, Lee Tyler fbasket- ballj, Lawrence Gilson Qsports editorl, George Barrons Qfootballj, Miss Marian Dammon fad- viserl, Frank Coon Cco-photography editorj, james Crawford fart, quotationsj, Richard Beam Kphotographyl. I OLL CALL The yearbook tries to cover typical interests of all classes and organizations. However, the senior class traditionally accepts the financial responsibility for its publications. Page For ty-seven Foreground: Anne Marie Ruch feditor-in-chiefl, Ann Plumton Qassistantj, Sally Stuntz iassist- ant lay-outj, Ruth Hamlin flay-out editorj, Corinne Garchow lidentificationsl. Background: Barbara Henke iassistant literary editorl, Barbara Jones fliterary editorl, Gladys Pyorala ftyping, dedicationj, Ioan Pagel Qchairman of typingl, Patricia Kelly twill, typingl, John Gere Chistoryl. Absentees: Helene Catlett fartj, George Goers fsubscriptionsh, Albert Szostek icross- countryl. The yearbook tries to cover typical interests of all classes and organizations, HDWBVEF, mf' senior class tnaditimnally accepts the financial responsibility for its puliiications. VARSITY Ci-IEER LEADERS Six-year-old Sandra Hup- ert, cheerleaders' mascot, appeared at many football and basketball games during the year. eight Miss Margaret Lingo, sponsor, Nancy Snyder, Nancy Holcomb, Charlotte Matthews, Helen Sig- gins, Geraldine Haskins, Virginia Fryhoff fcaptainj. S P O R r Q , f'N I 1.3. Clarenceville I Packard, T Sechler, G D1tchf1e1d 1 Bates - ' V 'L X51 bi f ' f, ,. ,' - ,-ik" '- I , 'fisamf f' Heike ,Em'f.J, . , 1 ' S Q sv W W N f Q T, ' .1 wife-my K : ,- . .0 N 2 ' - gli V 2 E gn ,Y ,vngsm r - ff 35 -' , -. if -' '- . .. -, il-Q Q, if 1- an: 5 ,I 1 Q V: W a 2: 'fir' 2 2 if fa., , . ff ga W15 3 ,4 32 K, vf-- Lmvsm D ,sigma K K, ,- , V V V " A W " Band I. Bates, Milford Spy from Walled Lake B Yanke M11fOTd VARSITY FOOTBALL SQUAD Seated: Coach Robert Burtch, Gerald Ditchfield, Thomas Sechler, Bruce Yanke, Gerald Plum, Irving Godfrey, George Barrons, Lee Tyler, George Hayes, David Dirmeyer, Foster Aschen- Brenner, Thomas Tata, Coach William Nuse. Second row: james Mayer, Ted Brown, William Pressley, Kenneth Kemp, Earl Cox, Willard Mitchell, Wayne Aldrich, Charles Ghesquiere, Dean Whitehead, James Packard, James Fan- zini, Robert Hutton, Richard Alexander. Third row: Richard Kosmensky Qmanagerl, Donald Byrne, Mahlon Bradley, james Mecham, Norman Raupp, Homer Majors, Glenn Smith, Allan Hallaman, Robert Robertson, Robert Hupert, Donald Bunge, Charles Markham. STARTING E LEVEN Line: Foster AschenBrenner, Thomas Sechler, Irving Godfrey, Gerald Ditchfield, Lee Tyler, George Hayes, David Dirmeyer. Backfield: Thomas Tata, George Barrons, Bruce Yanke, Gerald Plum. Page Fifty-on CO-CAPTAINS AND COACHES Mr. Robert Burtch, John Boyce, George Barrons, Mr. William Nuse. "TWELVE - PASS" The season opened with the Falcons meeting Plymouth on our home field, where the Falcons did as expected. With Yanke as our main offensive threat, we defeated Plymouth 14 to 0. fEberso1e must be mentioned here for his fine linebacking for our opponents.D Rochester was our second pigskin battle. We all wanted this game to add to our victory list, but the Rochester team had other ideas. Lead by their All-State fullback, E. Montross, they won 19 to 6. jim Bates, though injured, played well for Farmington. The Milford Trojans visited Farmington the next week. Farmington won. Yanke was our main threat again, running and kicking us to a 35 to 0 victory. The line played well also, with Godfrey the out-standing player. Clarenceville was fourth on the slate for F. H. S. This, we thought, was going to be a tough one. Through some fine defensive work by Tata, Boyce, and the linemen, we won 26 to 0. The best contest of the season came when we took Walled Lake, 9 to O. After a O-0 half, our Falcons came back fighting mad. A pass from Dirmeyer to AschenBrenner clicked for 70 yards and also for the winning touchdown. Our line was charging hard, and our defense would not yield. Hayes and Tyler stood out on defense, as did Dirmeyer and AschenBrenner on offense. Keego Harbor Won the title the next week, when they outscored us by 40 points. With the loss of Ditchfield, Co-Captain Boyce, Sechler, and Bates, our team could not hold those fighting Presi- dents. The following Friday Farmington worked back into the winning column by downing Holly 18 to 6. Markham and Plum, aided by some good blocking, stood out on offense. Hayes did his usual good job on defense. Godfrey and Majors, who put on a fine exhibition of defensive football, did not let Holly gain much up the middle. The last game was not a happy one. Berkley took us 28 to 0. Everyone played his heart out but just could not manage to do much against that Berkley eleven. This completed the schedule, the record being five victories and three defeats. The boys chose Smoky AschenBrenner and George Hayes as co-captains for the 1950-51 season. As a fitting climax to gridiron activities, came the news that AschenBrenner, Tyler, and Yanke were elected to the All-League team. Editor's Note: This article was written by Co-Captain George Barrons, who did an excellent piece of work all year in his position of quarterback. His good sportsmanship prevented his men- tioning his own contribution. Page Fifty- tw COMBINED SQUADS A f ' A ,L.,,, A g Q 7 Kneeling: Edward Klees, Richard Mason, Donald Osmus, Arnold Corbit, Mike Stanek, Anthony Bis- chof, Iames Bryan, james Taggart, Milton Garner, Donald Grecu, David Harris, Robert Mc- Gowan, Robert Spaller, Robert Papini, Norbert Ronk, Lawrence Pink. Second row: Richard Anderson, Iohn Gazley, Richard Tyler, Gerald Ditchfield, Thomas Sechler, Bruce Yanke, Gerald Plum, Irving Godfrey, George Barrons, Lee Tyler, George Hayes, David Dirmeyer, Foster AschenBrenner, Thomas Tata, David Wyman, Mr. William Nuse Ccoachl, Mr. Robert Burtch Kcoachb, Mr. Robert Hutton Qcoachj. Third row: Millard Roberts, Denver Nichols, James Mayer, Edward Brown, William Pressley, Kenneth Kemp, Earl Cox, Willard Mitchell, Wayne Aldrich, Charles Ghesquiere, Dean White - head, James Packard, James Fanzini, Robert Hutton, Richard Alexander, David MacKay, Elmer Sandnes. Fourth row: Alvin McCollum, LeRoy Paschke, Doyle Nichols, Donald Byrne, Mahlon Bradley, james Mecham, Norman Raupp, Homer Majors, Glenn Smith, Allan Hallaman, Robert Robertson, Robert Hupert, Donald Bunge, Charles Markham, Gerald Delling, Loren Clifford, Lawrence Egan, Richard Kosmensky Cmanagerj. ALL-LEAGUE PLAYERS 4 l Seated: Lee Tyler, Bruce Yanke, David Dirmeyer, Foster AschenBrenner, John Boyce. Second row: George Barrons, Irving Godfrey, Homer Majors, George Hayes, Gerald Ditchfield. Page Fifty- three V I-XRSIT Y BASIC-E'l'BA!.L TEAM Captain M ,K' Tupper Seated: Lee Tyler, George Barrons, James Bates, David Dirmeyer, Foster AschenBrenner, Richard Tupper fcaptainb, Richard Louys. Second row: Charles Markham, Donald Bunge, Herbert Deubel, Homer Majors, Arthur O1 son, Mr. Robert Hutton fcoachl. Third row: Thomas Sechler, Clark Bates, James Packard Cmanagersj. Page Fifty-four 'E 600, r JUNIOR FALCONS Seated: Robert Hutton, James Yuill, Gerald Plum, Gino Carnevale, Rob- ert Hammond. Second row: James Mecham, Willard Mitchell, Dean Whitehead, Fred- erick Raupp, Norman Raupp, Mr. Robert Burtch Ccoachl. Third row: John Bunn, Earl Cox, Allan Hallaman, Douglas Thompson, Phillip Curnow, Carl Dryden. FRESHMAN TEAM Seated: Milton Garner, Robert McGowan, Donald Grecu, John Jacobs, James Bryan, Richard Crinion, Donald Osmus. Second row: John Whitmore Qmanagerl, Norbert Ronk, Elmer Sandnes, Denver Nichols, John Spaller, LeRoy Paschke, Doyle Nichols, Loren Clifford, Mr. William Nuse fcoachl. Third row: Richard Mason fmanagerl, Richard Anderson, Edward Klees, John Gazley, Richard Tyler, Robert Papini, David Wyman, Lawrence Pink, Mr. Robert Hutton Qcoachj. ' Page Fifty five 2 E "3 i-IOOT" When the crisp autumn winds began to fade, Farmington took on another sport, basketball. With an impressive record of the previous year to at least equal, the lads from Farmington got down to some good hard work. The first game of the 1949-50 season was with Plymouth on the Falcons' floor. To take on the Rocks, Coach Hutton named Captain Dick Tupper, Dave Dirmeyer, Herb Deubel, George Barrons, and Smoky AschenBrenner. With Captain Tupper contributing 12 points, the Falcons turned back Plymouth 35-28. Next they traveled to Wayne on a Tuesday night and trimmed the Zebras 57-32, with Dave Dirmeyer piling up 23 points. With two games to their credit, the boys in blue and white added another by trouncing Milford 63-33, Dirmeyer again high man with 17 markers. In the next week's action, the Falcons defeated Rochester 47-27, Dirmeyer drop- ping in 14 points. They handed Keego Harbor a 33-19 defeat on Friday night,'George Barrons slipping in 9 points. Farmington then traveled to Trenton and, after a hard fought game, came home victorious 45-32, Iim Bates netting 14 points for high honors. Craving more action, the Falcons participated in a Christmas tournament at Berkley. They came from behind in the first encounter with Walled Lake to humble the Vikings 56-50, with AschenBrem1er tipping in 13 points. In the final contest, Berkley fell before the strong Farmington team, 71-41, Tupper pouring in 26 markers. Back in league play, the boys went to Holly to whip the cagers in red and grey 64-17, Dirmeyer taking all honors with 25 points. The Falcons defeated Berkley for the second time, 50-36, with AschenBrenner boasting 14 points for high honors. The boys were then tripped by an aggressive Walled Lake team 44-42, suffer - ing the first, loss of the season. Tupper contributed 15 points. Seeking to Win again, the Falcons defeated Milford 66-37, AschenBrenner lead- ing the way with 16 tallies. They snapped Fenton's nine-game winning streak 64-26, with Dirmeyer knocking in 21 points. The Falcons then lost another close one to Keego Harbor 49-46, 'hipper mark- ing up 16 points. Once more, determined to get back into the winning column, the Falcons de- cisively beat Holly 79-29, Tupper being high man with 16 markers. The second encounter with Berkley proved to be a bit different. Showing a great improvement, the Bears came close to topping the Falcons' scoring but fell short 53-50, Dirmeyer sinking 18 points. The final game of the season was with Walled Lake. With the backing of the many fans who turned out, the Falcons mastered the Vikings 47-43, Dirmeyer tak- ing honors with 17 points. Special mention goes to Dick 'IH1pper, Dave Dirmeyer, George Barrons, and Foster AschenBrenner. These boys were named to the Inter-Lakes All-League teams. Page Fifty-se "GET SET" Although Cross-Country was in its second season only, more boys participated, and spectators showed more interest this year. A new track coach, Mr. Donald Hossler, took over and turned out a team that made a good showing. Six meets were scheduled for the harriers, in addition to an invitational one at Albion. In this unusual sport the team that comes out with the lowest score is the win- ner. The Falcons took the first meet from Berkley by a score of 26 to 29. lim Yuill was first with a time of 11:21. The second meet was dropped to Walled Lake, when we piled up 32 points to Walled Lake's 27. Iim Yuill came in second, fol- lowed by David Turner and Albert Szostek. The Falcons, having recovered from their defeat at Walled Lake, downed Milford, last year's league champions, 24 to 37. In the next contest held here, the tracksters turned back the Holly team 15 to 71. At this time Jim Yuill set a new record for F. H. S.'s track when he crossed the finish line at 10:46. Of the eleven Class B schools running in the Albion meet, Farmington came in ninth. Jim Yuill was first among the blue and white thinclads, followed by Al Szostek, Ralph Klees fcaptainj, jim Keck, jack Ratliff, Arthur Olson, and David Turner. Although Farmington placed no men in the first two positions, they became 1949- 50 champions of the Inter-Lakes League. Jim Yuill, David Turner, jim Keck, Dick Yokom, and Ralph Klees ran third, fourth, fifth, sixth, and ninth respectively. The Falcons came in low with 27 points--ahead of Walled Lake with 44 and the defend- ing champions, Milford, with 76 points. Concluding a successful season, our trackmen represented Farmington in the State X-Country Meet at Ypsilanti, Michigan, where they placed fifth among Class B schools. They competed with twenty-six teams, consisting of some one hundred and fifty individuals. Jim Keck was elected captain of next year's squad. Page Fifty-eight CROSS Cf UNT! Y TEAM Seated: William Kingsley, Iack Ratliff, David Turner, James Keck, Ralph Klees lcaptainb, Albert Szostek, James Yuill, Arthur Olson, john Brunk. Standing: Charles Tulip, William Hanson, Thomas Hoffman, Clifford Storey, Glenn Shaw Mr. Donald Hossler Ccoachl, James Whitman, Thomas Clifford, Richard Yokom Rich ard Thomas. INTER-LAKES LEAGUE MEMBERS Seated: William Kingsley, lack Ratliff, David Turner, Iames Keck, Ralph Klees lcaptal..,, Albert Szostek, James Yuill, Arthur Olson, john Brunk. Standing: Charles Tulip, William Hanson, Thomas Hoffman, Clifford Storey, Glerm Shaw, Mr. Donald Hossler Ccoachl, James Whitman, Thomas Clifford, Richard Yokom, Rich- ard Thomas. April 15 April 21 April 28 May 6 May 12 May 20 May 24 May 27 INTER-LAKES LEAGUE MEMBERS James Yuill, David Turner, and james Keck Track SCHEDULES Baseball River Rouge Invitational, April F3I'miIlgt0Il Ann Arbor April Farmington Clawson April Holly Mi1f0I'd - Here April Walled Lake Albion Invitational May Milfgrd NOI'thVi11e - Here May Farmington Regivnal May 9 Berkley Interlakes Conference May Farmington State Finals, Lansing May Farmington May 19 Farmington May 23 Keego Harbor May 26 Clarenceville Page Fifty-nine Clarenceville Berkley Farmington Farmington Farmington Keego Harbor Farm ington Holly Walled Lake Milford Farmington Farmington RETURNING BASEBALL LETTERMEN Seated: R. Alexander, D. Thompson, F. AschenBrenner, L. Tyler fcaptainl, R. Tupper, D. Bunge. Standing: W. Nuse fcoachb, J. Bates, W. Hanson, G. Plum, I. Godfrey Cmanagerj. TRACK VETERANS Kneeling: N. Rust, R. Hammond, R. Louys, R. Hutton, C. Comp. Standing: D. Hossler Qcoachl, D. Whitehead, D. Dirmeyer, I. Crawford Qcaptainl, R. Klees, 1. Keck, P. Brennan Qmanagerj. Page Sixty Wl'l'i-IIN A DAY:SlDE GL!-XNCES SHOP First row: Donald Bunge, Rich- ard Yokom, james Yuill. Second row: Charles Markham, Richard Beam, George Goers, Ronald Dunham, Ernest Had- ash, Earl Garner, Floyd Cheek. Third row: Lloyd Wilson, Rich- ard Tupper, Ira Matthews, Duane Baggott, Thomas Mathes. Fourth row: Arthur Olson, A1- fred Hadash, Mr. Isaac Snell Cinstructorj, John Kargetta, James Crane, Gordon Harris. CHEMISTRY Standing: Max Trowbridge, Ger- ald Plum,Iames Bates, Thom- as Sechler, Paul Ioens, Helen Siggins, Robert Clark, Mr. joseph Manzi Cinstructorb. Front row: lane Quisenberry, Al- ice Miller, Virginia Fryhoff, Allan Hallaman, Mary Weaver, Helena Catlett, Jack Ratliff. Second row: Richard Alexander, James Keck, Patricia Wilson, Shirley Shaw, Sylvia Manseau, Gertha Culham. Back row: Charles Meagher, Foster AschenBrenner,Norman Rust, Lawrence Gilson, Rita Pieron, Gabriele Muhling, Margaret Clapp. SOPHOMORE ENGLISH First row: William Spess, Fred- erick Raupp, Roger Kaiser, Kenneth O'Nan, Dale Gillespie, Georgina Lewis. Second row: John Rowe, Carolyn Gardner, Charles Tulip, Glen- dean Brown. Third row: Josephine Brakke, Ianet Gambee, Geraldine Has- kins, Doris Grecu, Lois Gar- chow, Catherine Sonier, Edna McKerracher. Fourth row: Barbara Eichler, lane Hamlin, Phyllis Pringle, Arlene Aho, Marjorie Conkey. Fifth row: Ioyce Henke, Mar- garet Godfrey, Constance Wright, Geraldine Lombard, Mary Garner. KNear him in the water we found have no talent." --this! The fact of the matter is--you Cast e 62015 95 v 40190 X09 'Y CXTJ N5 ' Goefe' SENIOR PLAY Our Hearts Were Young and Gay Centered around the escapades of Corneha Skmne. and Em11y K1mbrough on an ocean hner and 1n I ' W Owing llpm .Y Wa ter Pans, France, th1s three act comedy 1nc1uded a cast of seventeen November 19 1949 M eagles wt 51,09 95 eft 169 0 PS0 Ng e016 "Corne1ia. Stop eating that cakel' and assistants. I Director CMiss Virginia Carleyb ..Ah, yes, Americans have taste NO?" wwe 1 a i L1 QV ra 17 gy' iff Q S e gin? al' I . f Q32 fin ' L ,mf 4 Q' ' L-'f gf Q W s ik Ya v 1 I T , if as i 2 fl? f .y ,-.,,..+ ig law -V Wa? :Egg H, l , 'it 1 f .R 1 . Irv' A S 4 . .I 3 I 1' f X -?"C' I qw- 4 i. R W A K Q 3, A 'Q I ' if 4? ' -is rf 'Q 'i 5' -Ks 23? s , . L .xx .f A -wg. 1 .sm Q gag: 5,5fg11Q ,Emil 'gf-,M :- ,aff A , 1 5 4 P JZ 1 r , 'M a 976 2 ,xx 6 ,, ., a , 25355 -is The final curtain call for the Talent Show, After school rush--students boarding two January 14. of the eleven busses. Members decorating for a senior party, Representative G. A. A. meeting: F. Autumn Twirl: T. Clifford, H. Due- Wallace, N. Isley, A. Plumton, and bel, F. Coon. M. Weaver. Fall election for classes and Student Pigskin Prance: D. Bryan, R. Hamlin, Council: I. Gere, L. Smith, P. Wil- R. Chapp. son. N. Snyder, Miss Marian Dammon Cschool Mrs. Opal Imonen, school nurse, in her counselorl, B. Jones, and F. Wallace office. discussing personality tests. Winning debate team, James Whitman and Farmington members of the Inter-Lakes Richard Schreiber, looking up informa- All-League Band. tion. Cast for "The Perfect Idiot", presented The fellows who usually congregate in by the Class of 1951 on March 25 the back room of the Falcon's Nest and coached by Mr. Dennis McCarthy. to eat lunch. OFFICE PRACTICE MECHANICAL DRAWING Seated: Miss Mary Alice Lyngklip, First row: Arthur Olson, Richard Kos- Standing: Ioan Koppelo, Enid Kelly, Pat- mensky, Albert Szostek, Herbert Deu- ricia LaFond, Stella Zarzycki, Mar- bel- lene Simpson, L. Ioan Ainsworth. Second row: James Keck, Richard Beam, Charles Gronlund, Ronald Dunham, GIRLS' BOWLING oFF1cERs Thomas Sechler- AND CAPTAINS Thiagdrolgvonafienlljllvihli'c?eIF1gyEnC'hSeeIl1ack- Seated? V- Fryhoff fSeC1'9ta1'YP, R- Ham' Fourth, row: Eugene lVIcCracken, Rus- lin Cpresidentj, F. Wallace Ctreasurerj. S911 Stgphen, Gordon Harris. Standing? A- Miller, M- R0biHS0H, R- Back row: Willard Mitchell, William Fieron, DC. Gardner, Miss Carley gconnor, David Turner- ,sponsor . PHYSICS CLASSES EXPERT BOWLER The physics department attended the Every Tuesday afternoon Florence Leonardo Da Vinci exhibition at Green- Wallace could be seen holding her own field Village on February 8. Mr. Manzi for high point bowling honors of the Girls' accompanied the group. Bowling League. il 5 FARMINGTON RECREATION 32315 Best Wishes CATLETT'S GAS STATION Wrecker Service Grand River Phone 1586 33604 Grand River Phone 9022 l I r 1 1 ' FARMINGTON GARDENS NURSERY Roses - Shrubs - Vines - Trees Evergreens - Hardy Perennials 35620 Grand River Phone 0230 Congratulations, Grads I BI-AKESI-EE SANDRA'S SANDWICH SHOP ' Chevrolet Sales and Service 33336 Grand River Phone 2666 33215 Grand River Phone 1400 Best Wishes FARMINGTON LUMBER AND COAL CO. I "Everything for the builder" I Phone 0020 32800 Grand River Farmington Michigan ' congfafulafaons Ll.oYo s. 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Trucks 33205 Grand River Phone 0950 EDDIE BARRONS Interior and Exterior Decorating General Maintenance I Farmington Michigan Farmington Phone 024l Compliments of I OTIS SUPER SERVICE IOHNSON'S MARKET Grand River and Grove l 33314 Grand River Farmington Phone 00l l I Farmington Michigan I Compliments of SlLER'S MARKET FAg3APIglGLAiT:Kl2lrLLs Orchard Lake Road and l2 Mile 24233 Orchard Lake Farmington Michigan Phone Farm. 9069 Phone 0522-R4 I OAK PHARMACY DUNHAM BAIT 8 TACKLE HOUSE "The Corner Drug Store" E. L. Mosure, Ph.G. Phone 0466 Farmington, Mich. "Everything tor the Sportsman" 27796 Northwestern Hwy. Birmingham Phone So. 3501 Congratulations GENERAL AUTO REPAIR james E. Layn 33712 Grand River Phone 0330 PHIL THOMAS Watch Repair 33342 Grand River Phone 0077 FARMINGTON BAKERY "Quality Baked Goods" 33250 Grand River Phone 0075 To All Our Friends Thank You Best Wishes YOUR ROLLCALL STAFF Congratulations From BUFFET INN 2362 I Farmington Road Phone Farm. I 503 1. CLARENCE E. 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