Farrell High School - Reflector Yearbook (Farrell, PA)

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The 1946 Reflector T H E v 0 L U M E T u • Published by the Senior Class D Farrell Senior High School Farrell, Pennsylvania YDEDICATION We, the Class of 1946, w ith admiration and respect, dedicate our yearbook to Mr. John Hetra, Assistant Principal of Farrell Senior High School, in recognition of his guidance and interest in our class during our Junior and Senior High School daysMR. JOHN HETRA Assistant Principal, Farrell Senior High SchoolTHOMAS ELMER McDOUGALL The School and the Community wish Mr. Thomas Elmer McDoiitfall many happy years of life upon his retirement, after having; taught and served faithfully for thirty-nine and a half years in the schools of Pennsylvania, twenty years of which he spent in Farrell High School.In Memoriam MR. VAUGHN E. WAGNER Mr. Vaughn Wagner, who passed away July 23, 1945, will always live in the memories of those who were inspired by his personality and character. As a teacher and counselor, he knew that: “Education is a painful, continual, and difficult work, to be done by kindness, by watching, by warning, by precept, and by praise, but above all, by example.” As a man, he exemplified these virtues: kindness, patience and understanding, which his memory continues to inspire us to practice.CONTENTS Administration Class of 1946 Class of 1947 Class of 1948 Class of 1949 Class of 1945 Athletics ActivitiesA D M I N I S T R A T I O NBoard of Education JOHN E. GIROSKI President MICHAEL STEFANISH Vice President | DR. L. R. LANDAY Treasurer HARRY C. TENNANT GEORGE J.WETHERSTEIN Secretary to the Board ANTHONY C. TORTORETE 10 THOMAS ARMSTRONG School SolicitorCARROLL D. KEARNS SUPERINTENDENT OF FARRELL SCHOOLS B. A., University of Chicago, B. S., Westminster College, M. M. Chicago Musical College, M. Ed., University of PittsburghW. R. ANDERSON PRINCIPAL FARRELL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL A. B., Grove City College, M. Ed., University of Pittsburgh On March 25, 1946, Mr. William R. Anderson resigned his position as Principal of Farrell Senior High School after eighteen years of efficient and faithful service. His friends in the School and in the Community wish him much happiness in his new position in the office of Veterans Administration. 12JOHN HETRA ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL ACTING PRINCIPAL A. B., Westminster College M. Ed., University of Pittsburgh HAROLD J. PECK VOCATIONAL DIRECTOR B. S., Carnegie Institute of Technology M. Ed., University of Pittsburgh JAMES W. DUNLOP DIRECTOR OF MUSIC B.S.M., Mansfield State Teachers College M.M., University of Michigan 13DORIS ARCHIBALD Indiana, Pennsylvania. Vocational Home Economics. General Home Economics. B.S.. Indiana State Teachers College. MRS. VICTORIA BARBU Farrell, Pennsylvania. Vocational English. A.B.. University of Pittsburgh, Youngstown College. Westminster College. Pennsylvania State College. , KATHERINE BEHANE Farrell. Pennsylvania. Problems of Democracy. B.A.. University of Pittsburgh. Seton Hill College. WILLIAM M. BLOUGH Farrell. Pennsylvania. Supervisor of Choral Music. A.B., Juniata College. Carnegie Institute of Technology. ANNA BOYLE Sharon. Pennsylvania. English I, World History. Allegheny College. A.B., Trinity College. Youngstown College. MRS. EMILY BRECKENRIDGE Farrell. Pennsylvania. Algebra I. A.B.. Theil College. Advisor of the Junior Tri-Hi-Y Club. REXFORD W. BRENNEMAN Farrell. Pennsylvania. Mechanical and Related Drawing. B.S.. California State Teachers College. MARY BROWN Farrell, Pennsylvania. Spanish I. II. Journalism. A.B.. Thiel College. Advisor of "The Night Rider" Stuff. Advisor of the Spanish Club. MRS. ELEANOR CAMERON Sharon, Pennsylvania. English I. II. B.S.C., Grove City College. Westminster College. SARAH COOLEY Conneaut I ake. Pennsylvania. Biology. B.S.. Westminster College. A.M.. Columbia University. LEE ROY P. DAY Farrell, Pennsylvania. Physics, Aviation. Fundamentals of Machines. Fundamentals of Electricity. B.S.. M.S.. Washington - Jefferson College. University of Pittsburgh. Coach of Varsity Football. Director of Athletics. Head Coach of Track. FLORENCE B. DUNLIN Farrell. Pennsylvania. Shorthand I. II. General Typing. A.B.. Allegheny College. Meadville Commercial College. Supervisor of I«ockers and Lunch Ticket Sales. Supervisor of Attendance.MRS. MARY C. DOWNEY Sharon. Pennsylvania. Librarian. B.S.. Clarion Slate Teachers College. Advisor of the Library Assistants. RALPH E. DRESCH Farrell. Pennsylvania. Problems ot Democracy. Dean of Boys. A.B., Indiana University. M.Ed.. University of Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania State College. Westminster Cotie .re. Advisor of the Hi-Y Club. Manager of Athletics. ANNE GOJDICS Farrell. Pennsylvania. English III, IV. B.A.. Pennsylvania State College. M. Litt.. University of Pittsburgh. University of Wisconsin. Associate Advisor of The Night Rider. Supervisor of the English Department, OLGA GOJDICS I'arrcll. Pcnn» ivonin. General Typewriting. Commercial Geography. Business Mathematics. B.S.. Carnegie Institute of Technology. University of Pittsburgh. University of Wisconsin. Business Manager of The Night Rider. HELEN GRIMES Farrell, Pennsylvania. Plane Geometry. Solid Geometry. Trigonometry. B.S., Grove City College, M.Ed.. University of Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania State College. Supervisor of the Mathematics Department. EVA GUANCIALE Farrell. Pennsylvania. V national Beauty Culture. Caldwell's Beauty School. University of Pittsburgh. Advisor of the Contoure Clu . GENEVIEVE HEAGNEY Sharon, Pennsylvania. Dean of Girls. Public Speaking. B.S.. Syracuse University. M.A.. Cornell University. EILEEN HEAGNEY Sharon. Pennsylvania. Vocational Home Economics. General Home Economics. Pratt Institute. Cornell University. B.S.. Pennsylvania State College. University of California. JOHN HERBERT Sharon. Pennsylvania. Auto Body and Fender Shop. LOUISE JOHNSTON Farrell. Pennsylvania. World History. A.B.. Westminster College. MRS. MARY T. JONES Farrell, Pennsylvania. Typing I. Shorthand I. II. B.S.C.. Grove City College. Advisor of the Senior Tri-Hi-Y Club. THEODORE KARHAN Steelton. Pennsylvania. Director of the Orchestra. B.M.. Peabody Conservatory of Music. B.S.. Lebanon Valley College. M.Ed.. Pennsylvania State College. Julliard School of Music. Curtis Institute of Music.ANTHONY KILBERT Farrell. Pennsylvania. General Science. Related Science. V x ational Science. B.S., Slippery Rock State Teachers College, University of Pittsburgh. WILLIAM LAUEK Sharon. Pennsylvania. Office Practice, Bookkeeping I. II. A.B.. Y est-minster College. Grove City College. University of Pittsburgh. TUDOR LEWIS Farrell. Pennsylvania. Wood Shop. A.B., Westminster College. Pennsylvania State College. Coach of Varsity Basketball. STEPHEN MARIN Sharon. Pennsylvania. Civics. Pennsylvania History. Problems of Democracy. B.S.. Duquesne University, Pennsylvania State College. University of Pittsburgh. Advisor of the Freshman Class. ELLSWORTH McCLEARN Stoneboro. Pennsylvania. Machine-Shop. University of Pittsburgh. T. ELMER McDOUGALL Sharon, Pennsylvania. Related and Applied Mathematics. B.S., Grove City College. ANNAROSE MORACA Farrell. Pennsylvania. Biology. General Science. B.S., College of Now Rochelle, Columbia University. IRVIN G. ORR Sharon. Pennsylvania. Welding. University of Pittsburgh. ANTHONY PAULEKAS, Jr. Farrell. Pennsylvania. American History. World History. B.S.. Washington-Jefferso n College. University of Pittsburgh. Assistant Coach of Football. Head coach of Wrestling. Assistant Coach of Track. HORACE READ Farrell, Pennsylvania. Sheet Metal. MARGARET ROUX Farrell. Pennsylvania. French I. II. Civics, Pennsylvania History. A.B., Seton Hill College. Columbia University. Sorbonne University of Paris. M.A.. Tulane University of Louisiana. Advisor of Lo Cercle Franca is. MILDRED ROUX Farrell, Pennsylvania. I atin I. II. A.B., Westminster College. Pennsylvania State College. University of Pittsburgh. Advisor of the I tin Club.HELEN SAGE Farrell, Pennsylvania. English I, II. Spelling. B.S., Carnegie Institute of Technology. University of Wisconsin. LEWIS SARCINELLA Farrell, Pennsylvania. Genera] Science. B.S.. University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute of Technology. Allegheny College. Advisor of the Sophomore Class, Visual Education Chairman. MARY V. SCARDINA Farrell, Pennsylvania. English II. III. Litt. B.. Grove City College. Westminster College. Pennsylvania State College. Advisor of the State Scholarship Contestants. CHARLES SNYDER Farrell, Pennsylvania. Chemistry. B.S.. Thiel College. Coach of the Football Reserves ami the Basketball Reserves. BESSIE STRUCK Farrell, Pennsylvania. Applied Mathematics, minster College. Algebra II, B.S., West- MRS. MARGARET A. THOMAS Farrell. Pennsylvania. Supervisor of the School Lunch Program. B.S.. Carnegie Institute of Technology. Beaver College. Pennsylvania State College. JOSEPH TOM MINS Farrell. Pennsylvania. Health. Physical Education. B.S.. University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania State College. Westminster College. Advisor of the Gym Exhibition. WOODROW VAN EMAN Farrell Pennsylvania. Junior Business Training. World Geography. B.S.. Grove City College. Pennsylvania State College. JULIA S. WALLACE Farrell. Pennsylvania. American History. Worll History. Washington Seminary. ci.B.. B.S.. Muskingum College. European Travel Study. Advisor of the Junior Class. Advisor of the Junior-Senior Prom. WILBERT W. WISE Farrell. Pennsylvania. Electric Shop. University of Pittsburgh. WANDA YOUNT Meadville. Pennsylvania. Health. Physical Education. B.S., Slippery Rock State Teachers College. Advisor of the Gym Exhibition. ESTHER A. B. ZENTZ Farrell. Pennsylvania. English IV. A.B,. Music, Thiel College. University of Pittsburgh. Advisor of the Senior Class. Advisor of The Reflector Staff. Advisor of the Cap and Gown Committee.Secretaries AGNES LATSKO Secretary to the Superintendent MARGARET MILETTA STELLA MUDRINICH Secretary to the Principal Secretary to Mr. George Wetherstcin ELEANOR FURLAN Clerk in the Superintendent's Office STELLA MAYKOWSKI Clerk in the Superintendent's Office THOMAS TORTORETE 18 Supervisor of School BuildingsElementary Schools ALICE NICOLLS Director of Elementary Education JUNIOR BUILDING ANTHONY J. PINTAR, Principal Mrs. Virginia Armstrong Mrs. Grace Bechtold Geraldine Bianco Rose Bianco Felix Bonadio Doris Egbert Lillian Garfunkel Alice Griffith Ann Hetra Mrs. Sara Ingram Paul Komar Mrs. Hannah Lucas Leo Meizlik August Miller Mary Miller Mrs. Victoria Moldovan Mrs. Ethel Pintar Kathryn Polyzou Mrs. Mae Richards Margaret Sage Mildred Sarcinella Edna Short Mrs. Margaret Smolen Mrs. Margaret Terpack Mrs. Mildred Wagner Barbara Wasser William White Mrs. Bernice Zahniser . PARGNY BUILDING MRS. ELIZABETH BRODERICK, Principal Mrs. Pearl Bartholomew Mrs. Margaret Cheeks Anita Salanti Mrs. Elizabeth Broderick Rose Grande Sylvia Schermer Gwendolyn Brown Margaret Johns Myrtle Skuse Mrs. Sara Mahler Mrs. Florence Baker Hazel Bracken Mrs. Helen Davis Mary Davis Ellen Fritchman FARRELL BUILDING MRS. HAZEL McCREARY, Principal Mrs. Thelma Garstev Mrs. Mae Kester Josephine Kaliney Gwendolyn Leyshon Mrs. Gladys Matthews Mrs. Hazel McCreary Mrs. Virginia McGhee Leola Phipps Gladys Tennant Nedra Ingram Ida Nugent ECKLES BUILDING MISS NEDRA INGRAM, Acting Principal Margaret. Reese Mrs. Nan Scowden Agnes Wheeler DEPARTMENT CHAIRMAN LeROY P. DAY, Chairman of the Department of Science RALPH DRESCH, Chairman of the Department of Social Science ANNE GOJDICS, Chairman of the Department of English and Coordinator of the English Curriculum HELEN GRIMES, Chairman of the Department of Mathematics and Coordinator of the Mathematics Curriculum EILEEN HEAGNEY, Chairman of the Department of Home Economics GENEVIEVE HEAGNEY, Chairman of the Department of Speech WILLIAM LAUER, Chairman of the Commercial Department MARGARET ROUX, Chairman of the Department of Foreign Languages WILBUR BAUER. Supervisor of Art JAMES W. DUNLOP, Director of the Deportment of Music HEALTH AND ATTENDANCE DR. A. B. WIERCINSKI. School Physician DR. DAVID T. WILLIAMS, School Dentist CELIA G. BURNS, School Nurse RALPH MILLER, Attendance Officer SECRETARY MARIE AVRIL, Secretary to Miss Nicolls and to Mr. Anthony PintarParents' Night In observance of the twenty-fifth anniversary of National Education Week, open house was held at the Farrell Senior High School on Tuesday Evening, November 13, 1945. Hundreds of parents made use of the opportunity they are given once a year to visit their children’s teachers and discuss their work and progress. Members of the Tri-Hi-Y acted as guides and directed visitors to the various rooms. School in Action Shops at Work— Wood Shop—Mr. Lewis Auto Body Shop—Mr. Herbert Machine Shop—Mr. McClearn Electric Shop—Mr. Wise Welding Shop—Mr. Orr Sheet Metal—Mr. Read Body-Building Through Gymnastics—Miss Yount and Mr. Tommins How a Blueprint Is Read—Mr. Latsko From Musical Score to Audience—Mr. Blough Making Children’s Clothes—Miss Eileen Heagney Making Cookies—Miss Archibald First Year Typewriting—Miss Donlin Commercial Typewriting Mrs. Jones Learning Office Skills—Mr. Lauer The Functions of a Library—Mrs. Downey Pupil Guidance—Miss Genevieve Heagney and Mr. Dresch Newspaper in the Making—Miss Brown Biology—Miss Cooley and Miss Moraca Chemistry—Mr. Sjnyder Physics—Mr. Day Beauty Culture—Miss Guanciale French: Dramatization of Classroom Work—Miss Margaret Roux Seeing Is Learning—Mr. Sarcinella WOOD SHOP—MR. LEWISc L A S 5 0 F 1 9 4 6 21Class of 1946 CHARLOTTE ADAMS Commercial Course. Band, Victory Corps, District Hand. Gym Exhibition. Cap and Gown Committee. Office Assistant. MARJORIE ANDERSON Academic Course. Prom Committee. Chorus. Tri-Hi-Y, I itin Club. Night Rider Staff. Reflector Staff. Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. Honor Arch, Honor Student. ROBERT BACON General Course. I DOROTHY BALDOWSKI Commercial Course. Variety Club. Reflector Staff. Gym Exhibition. Honor Arch. Second Honors In Commercial Course. WILLIAM BASILONE Academic Course. French Club. Football Reserves. Varsity Football. Basketball Reserves. Varsity Basketball. Gym Exhibition. RAYMOND BECHTOLD Academic Course. Class Vice President. Prom Committee. Hi-Y, Latin Club. Night Rider Manager. Basketball Reserves, Athletic Manager. Honor Guard. Baseball Team. Class Basketball Squad. Honor Student. American Lo«ion Award. CARMELLA ALTER Commercial Course. Variety Club. Reflector StnfT. Cap and Gown Committee. MARY LOUISE BACON Academic Course. Prom Committee. Chorus. Tri-Hi-Y. l«atin Club. Night Rider Staff. Reflector Staff, Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Honor Arch. American Legion Award. First Honor in Academic Course. Pageant Committee. Girls’ Council, Style Show. ELLEN BALACH Beauty Culture Course. Prom Committee, Chorus. Tri-Hi-Y. Night Rider Staff. Gym Cadet. Mixed Chorus, Gym Exhibition. ROBERT BALTUZ General Course. Spanish Club, Air Corps. MARGARET BEARS Commercial Course. Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition. MYRTLE BELMONT Home Economics Course. Night Rider Manager. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. 22Class of 1946 DOROTHY BENYA Beauty Culture Course. Prom Commtltee, Tri-Hi-Y. Night Rider Manager. Gym Cadet, Mixed Chorus, Gym Exhibition. Class basketball Team. LOUISE BOATNER General Course. Variety Club. Gym Cadet. Gym Exhibition. Class basketball Team, Reflector Staff. NORMA BRANCA General Course. Chorus. Reflector Staff. Mixed Chorus, District Chorus. LUCILLE BRODERICK Academic Course. Chorus. Tri-Hi-Y. I atin Club. Night Rider Staff. Mixed Chorus, Mid-Western Chorus, Honor Arch, Reflector Staff, Honor Student. EDYTHE BROWN Vocational Home Economics Course. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus, Gym Exhibition. ALBERT CAMPMAN Vocational Course. Victory Corps. Salvage Committee. United States Navy. MELVIN BIALKO Academic Course, band. French Club. Night Rider Staff. Mid-Western Chorus, District band. MARCUS BOTSARIS General Course. Occoguan High School. Occoguan. Vu.. Class basketball Team. Varsity basketball Team. Junior Class President. Student Council. Sports Editor. Prom Committee. School Play. Hi-Y. Football Squad. Gym Exhibition. United States Army. ROY BROCKMAN Vocational Course. Chorus. Football Reserves. Victory Corps, Salvage Committee, Class basketball i earn. JOSEPH E. BROSCOE Academic Course. Prom Committee, Hi-Y. Latin Club. Gym Exhibition, Track Squad. LENORA BURT Vocational Home Economics Course. Variety Club, Gym Cadet. Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. District Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Class basketball Team. Cap and Gown Committee. BARBARA ANN CARIN Vocational Home Economics Course, Variety Club. Reflector Staff. 23Class of 1946 BETTY CEFRICK Commercial Course. Chorus. Office Assistants. Nitfht Rider Staff. Reflector Staff. Gym Cadets, Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus, Mid-Western Chorus, Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball Team. Cap and Gown Committee. MILDRED CHERHIT Commercial Course. Variety Club. Office Assistants. Reflector Staff. Cap ami Gown Committee. FRANCES CHIRIKAS Academic Course. Prom Committee. Chorus. Tri-Hi-Y. Ijitin Club. Ni«ht Rider Staff. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. District Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Honor Arch. Honor Student. LILLIAN CHRISTOFF Commercial Course. Prom Committee, Chorus. Tri-Hi-Y. Office Assistants. Nitfht Rider Staff. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps, Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Model for Style Show. ALICE COLE Commercial Course. Home Economics Club, Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Office Assistants. RUTH COLLINS Academic Course. Prom Committee, Chorus. Tri-111-Y, Latin Club. Nitfht Rider Staff. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. District Chorus, Gym Exhibition. RICHARD CHAVERS General Course. Chorus. Football. Reserves. Varsity Football. Football Squad, Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. District Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Salvage Committee. United States Army. LOUIS CHESTNUT Vocational Course. Football Reserves, Football Squad. Wrestling Squad. Victory Corps. JOSEPH CHMIELEWSKI Vocational Course. Prom Committee. Football Reserves, Basketball Reserves. Wrestling Squad. Victory Corps. Salvage Committee. Class Basketball Team. Baseball Team. HELEN CICCARONE General Course. Chorus, Mixed Chorus, Mid-Western Chorus. District Chorus. State Chorus. CALVIN COLE General Course. Office Assistants, Salvage Committee. Class Basketball Team. Binghamton Central High School. Athletic Trainer, Varsity Basketball. United States Marines. HARRY COSTES Academic Course. Prom Committee, Band. Chorus. Spanish Club. Mixed Chorus, Wrestling Squad, Gym Exhibition, Mid-Western Chorus. State Chorus. 24Class of 1946 OBIE CRICKS Academic Course. Prom Committee. Hi-Y. Latin Club. Basketball Reserves, Victory Corps, Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball Team. Reflector Stall. ESTELLE DANKOFF Commercial Course. Prom Committee, Drum Major. Chorus. Spanish Club, Library Assistants. Office Assistants. Nitfht Rider Staff. Reflector Staff. Gym Cadets. Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball Team. Honor Arch. Modeling Show. Honor Student. LOIS DAVIS Academic Course. Class Secretary. Prom Committee. Chorus. Tri-Hi-Y. I at in Club. Night Rider Staff, Night Rider Managers. Reflector Staff. Homecoming Attendants. Victory Corps, Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. District Chorus, Honor Arch. Secretary of Home Room. Honor Student. ALFRED DeBONIS Academic Course. Prom Committee. Spanish Club. Athletic Manager, Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus, Gym Exhibition. Reflector Staff. ANDREW DF.NIS Vocational Course. Bund. Victory Corps, Mid-Western Chorus. District Band. Salvage Committee. Gym Exhibition. IRENE DOLATA Commercial Course. Latin Club, Office Assistants. Reflector Staff. Honor Arch. Victory Corps. Home Economics Club, First Honors in Commercial Course. MARGARET D'AMICO Commercial Course. Prom Committee. Office Assistants. Reflector Staff. Mixed Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Cap and Gown Committee. JUANITA DAVIS Commercial Course. Chorus. Spanish Club. Office Assistants. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. M ixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball Team. Night Rider Staff. Honor Student. MARCELENE DeBASTIANI Commercial Course. Chorus. Office Assistants. Night Rider Staff. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. ANTOINETTE DEMICO Commercial Course. Office Assistants. Reflector Staff. Gym Cadets. Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition. Cap and Gown Committer'. ROSALIE DeSANTIS Vocational Home Economics Course. Variety Club. Reflector Staff. IDA DONATELLI Commercial Course. Orchestra. Spanish Club. Office Assistants. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Cap and Gown Committee. 25 Class of 1946 ROSE MARIE DORULLA Academic Course. Prom Committee, Chorus, Ij»tin Club. Night Rider Staff. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus, Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball Team Referee. Honor Arch, Home Economics Club, Home Room Manager. Home Room Secretary. Honor Student. MARY DUICH Vocational Beauty Culture Course. Prom Committee, Chorus. Tri-Hi-Y. Latin Club. Office Assistants. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball Team. DOLORES DZURINDA Commercial Course. Latin Club. Office Assistants. Night Rider Managers. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. VINCENT FAZZALORE General Course. Prom Committee. Ath letic Manager. Victory Corps. THERESA FLACK General Course. Variety Club. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition. Cap and Gown Committee. Vocational Home Economics Club. Class Basketball Team. PATRICA FRANEK Academic Course. Prom Committee, Chorus. Tri-Hi-Y. Ijitin Club. Variety Club. Night Rider Staff. Night Rider Managers. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. Honor Arch. Honor Student. ROBERT DRAVESKY General Course. Victory Corps, Gym Ex hibition. JOHN DYLL Academic Course. Spanish Club. Varsity Football. Football Squad, Basketball Reserves. Basketball Squad. Varsity Basketball. Victory Corps. Student Council. Gym Exhibition. JACK ESPOSITO Academic Course. Prom Committee. Hi-Y. French Club, Victory Corps. Reflector Staff. JOSEPH FERENCE General Course. Prom Committee. Spanish Club. Basketball Reserves. Basketball Squad. Varsity Basketball. Victory Corps. JOHN FRANEK Commercial Course. Band. Orchestra. Ijitin Club. Variety Club. Victory Corps, Gym Exhibition, Salvage Committee, Ell-wood City High School. ROMULUS FRATILA General Course. Varsity Football. Font-ball Squad. Victory Corps. Baseball Team. 26Class of 1946 HAROLD FREED Academic Course. Chorus. Hi-Y. I atin Club. Nixht Rider Managers, Victory Corps, Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. Stage Crew. United States Army. WILLIAM GARGANO Academic Course. Spanish Club. Varsity Footbull. Football S iuad. Foutball Captain, Wrestling Squad. Wrestling Captain. Victory Corps, Baseball Team. HELEN GONDEK Academic Course. Prom Committee. Tri-Hi-Y. I .at in Club. The Night Rider Man-agers. The Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Honor Arch. Honor Student. ERNEST HARTSKY Academic Course. Prom Committee. Band. Hi-Y. Latin Club. The Nixht Rider Manaxers. Wrestlinx Squad, Victory Corps, Gym Exhibition. Honor Guard. Nixht Rider Staff, Reflector Staff. School Play, Salvage Committee. Honor Student. Pageant Committee. JOHN HURAYT Vocational Course. Chorus. The Reflector Staff. Football Reserves. Varsity Football. Football Squad. Victory Corps. Salvaxe Committee. Class Basketball Team. Manaxer of Athletics. ALBERT INFANTE Vocational Coumo. Prom Committee. Victory Corps. Salvaxe Committee. VINCENT GAGLIARDI Vocational Course. Victory Corps. Salvaxe Committee. Class Basketball Team, U. S. Navy. MARY LOUISE GENTILE Commercial Course. Victory Corps. Office Assistant. TRESSA GUSTAS Academic Course. Chorus. Latin Club. The Reflector Staff. Cheer Leader, Victory Corps, Student Council. Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. District Chorus. Gym Exhibition. PAUL HOLODNAK General Course. Chorus. Spanish Club. The Nixht Rider Manaxer. Victory Corps, Stage Crew. FRANCES IACINO Commercial Course. Prom Committee. Office Assistants. The Reflector Staff. Victory Corps, Class Basketball Team. Cap and Gown Committee. NORMA JACKSON Commercial Course. Spanish Club. Victory Corps, Gym Exhibition. 27Class of 1946 EVA JANKOVICH Commercial Course. Chorus. Victory Corps, Mixed Chorus, Cap and Gown Committee. MURIEL JONES Commercial Course. Majorette. Tri-Hl-Y, Latin Club, Night Rider Staff. Reflector Staff. Gym Cadets. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball. Modeling Show. Chorus. Prom Committee. Librarian’s Assistant. JANE KALETKA Academic Course. Prom Committee, Tri-Hi-Y. I atin Club. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition. Honor Arch. Honor Student. AGNES KARABINCIK Commercial Course. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Class Basketball, Cap and Gown Committee. HELEN KOMAR Commercial Course. Prom Committee, Chorus, Spanish Club. Library Assistants. Reflector Staff. Gym Cadets. Victory Corps. Secretary to the Dean of Girls, Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball. Office Assistant. ROBERT KOZAR Vocational Course. Football Reserves. Victory Corps. Salvage Committee. Class Basketball Team. MARKO JOANNOW General Course. Prom Committee. Chorus, French Club. Basketball Reserves. Varsity Basketball. Victory Corps, Gym Exhibition, Class Basketball Team. WILLIAM JURANOVICH Vocational Course. Victory Corps, Salvage Committee. Class Basketball S iuad. Baseball Team. MARY ANN KALINEY Beauty Culture Course. Chorus, Latin Club, Reflector Staff. Gym Cadets. Victory Corps, Cap and Gown Committee. MARY LOUISE KOLLAR Beauty Culture Course. Prom Committee. Chorus. Tri-Hi-Y, Office Assistant, Gym Cadets, Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball. REGINA KOWALCZYK Voeational Home Economic Course. Prom Committee. Variety Club, Gym Cadets. Victory Corps. ANDREW J. KRANTZ Academic Course. Band. Hi-Y. Latin Club. Victory Corps. Mid-Western Chorus. District Band. Gym Exhibition. Salvage Committee. 28 Class of 1946 MARTHA KRESS Academic Course. Prom Committee. Chorus, Latin Club. Victory Corns. Gym Exhibition. ANNA KRIZANCIC Commercial Course. Reflector Staff. Gym Cadets. Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition. WALTER KUSTRON Vocational Course. Hand. Football Reserves. Victory Corps, Salvage Committee. GEORGE LEWIS General Course. Spanish Club. Wrestling Squad. Wrestling Captain. Victory Corps, Mixed Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Baseball Team. Hi-Y Club. Salvage Committee. State Wrestling Champion Three Times. EDWARD J. LINDWAY Academic Course. Hand. Latin Club. Mid-Western Chorus. District Hand, Victory Corps. JOSEPH LUBINSKY Vocational Course. Prom Committee. Victory Corps. Salvage Committee. Class Rasketball Team. GEORGE KRICKICH General Course. Hi-Y. French Cluh, Basketball Reserves. Basketball Squad. Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition. Varsity Basket-ball. ROSEMARY KUNKEL Academic Course. Rand Chorus. Trill i-Y. Latin Club, Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. Gym Exhibition. ANTHONY LA CAMERA General Course. Class President, Prom Committee, French Club, Varsity Football. Varsity Basketball, Student Council. Salvage Committee, Victory Corps. CONNIE LICHVAR Beauty Culture Course. Prom Committee, Chorus. Night Rider Staff. Gym Cadets, Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball Team. Cap and Gown Committee. SHIRLEY LLOYD Commercial Course. Junior Tri-Hi-Y, Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus, Office Assistant. VALER LUCA Vocational Course. Band. Wrestling Squad. Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition. Salvage Committee. Class of 1946 AURELLA LUDU Commercial Course. Variety Club. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. GLORIA MAGLERY Commercial Course. Chorus, French Club. Reflector Staff. Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball Team. Cap and Gown Committee. JOSEPH MARASCO Academic Course. Prom Committee. Hi-Y, Latin Club. Wrestling Squad. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Honor Guard. Salvage Committee. Baseball Team. Pageant Committee. Honor Student. EDWARD MATANIN Vocational Course. Wrestling Squad, Victory Corps. RICHARD MARKS General Course. Hi-Y. Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition. Reflector Staff. Salvage Committee. MARJORIE MASON Commercial Course. Band. Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. District Chorus. District Band. Gym Exhibition. Honor Arch. Honor Student, JANE McBRIAR Academic Course. I«atin Club. Victory Corps. JAMES MANGO General Course. Hi-Y. I itin Club. Wrestling Squad. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus, Gym Exhibition. Salvage Committee. EMIL MARENCHIN General Course. Spanish Club. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus, Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball Team. LORETTA MARKS Commercial Course. Prom Committee. Chorus, Office Assistant. Night Rider Manager. Reflector Staff. Gym Exhibition, Gym Cadets, Mixed Chorus. L. strict Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. Ciass Basketball Team. Clerk in Principal’s Office, Home Room Manager. Tri-Hi-Y, Highest Sales Honor for The 194fi Reflector. ANTHONY MASON Academic Course. Hand, l atin Club. Spanish Club. Football Reserves. Football Squad. Victory Corps. District Band. Gym Exhibition. Salvage Committee. DANIEL J. MASTRIAN General Course. Hi-Y. Salvage Committee, V ictory Corps. 30Class of 1946 CAROLYN MATTOZZI Ht'itui • Culture Course. Gym Cadets, Victory Corps, Gym Exhibition, Honor Arch. Contourc Club. EDITH MERCURIO Commercial Course. Office Assistants, Victory Corps, Class Basketball Team. Cap and Gown Committee. Homecoming Queen. HARRY MILLER Academic Course. Band. Orchestra, v,.torus. Spanish Club, Mixed Chorus, District Band. ROBERT MODER Academic Course. HI- Y, I.iv$in Club. Night Rider Manager. Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition. Radio Technician. Prom Committee. Home Room Manager. Honor Guard, Salvage Committee. VIRGINIA MONTESON Beauty Culture Course. Class Secretary. Prom Committee. Tri-IIi-Y. Spanish Club, Homecoming Queen Attendant. Victory Corps, Class Basketball Team. EDWARD MROZEK Academic Course. Spanish Club. Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball Team. ANN MELEKY Commercial Course. Variety Club. Office Assistants. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. NANCY METZ Academic Course. Prom Committee. Land, Chorus. School Play, Tri-Hi-Y,, Gatin Club. Night Rider Staff. Gym Exhibition, Cap and Gown Committee. HELEN MINKOFF Academic Course. Band. Orchestra. French Club. Night. Rider Managers. Gym Cadets, Victory Corps. Mid-Western Chorus. District Band. Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball Team. Cap and Gown Committee. SAMUEL MOLDOVAN General Course. Band. Orchestra. Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition, Salvage Committee. Prom Committee. Home Room Manager. Hi-Y, School Play. Track Squad. JAMES MORRISON Vocational Course. Chorus. Football Reserves. Victory Corps, Salvage Committee, Prom Committee. ANNETTE MUDRINICH Academic Course. I nt in Club. Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition. Cap and Gown Committee. 31Class of 1946 ROSE MUSCARELLA Commercial Course. Chorus. Gym Cadets, Mixed Chorus, mid-Western Chorus. District Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball Team. Cap and Gown Committee. Reflector Staff. ROSE NAPOLITAN Home Economics Course. Chorus. Library Assistants. Reflector Staff. Gym Cadets, Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball Team. Cap and Gown Committee, Home Economics Club. GEORGE PACINDA General Course. Prom Committee. Chorus. Salvage Committee, Victory Corps. Class Basketball Team. Baseball Team. ANN PALIK Academic Course. Spanish Club, Gym Cadets. Victory Corps, Cap and Gown Committee. MARION PALMER General Course. Chorus. Victory Corps, Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. District Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Cap and Gown Committee, Class Basketball Team, Home Economics Club. , MADELINE PATERCHOK Beauty Culture Course. Gym Cadet. BLANCHE MUSIAL Commercial Course. Chorus. Library Assistants, Reflector Staff. Cheer Leaders, Gym Cadets. Victory Corps, Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball Team. Cap and Gown Committee. Home Economics Club. MARTHA OLUICH Commercial Course. Prom Committee. Spanish Club. Reflector Staff, Victory Corps, Mixed Chorus. Gym Exhibition, Class Basketball Team. Cap and Gown Committee. WALTER J. PACZAK Academic Course. I atin Club. Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition. Radio Technician, Hi-Y. Salvage Committee. GEORGE PALKO Vocational Course. Band. Orchestra. Victory Corps. Mid-Western Chorus, District Band. Gym Exhibition, Salvage Committee, State Band. ROZELLA PALUMBO Commercial Course. Chorus, Library Assistants. Reflector Staff. Gym Cadets. Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball Tram, Cap and Gown Committee. Home Economics Club. LOUISE PATRIZI Academic Course. Chorus. Latin Club. Victory Corps, Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus, District Chorus, Tri-Hi-Y. Reflector Staff. 32Class of 1946 RICHARD PATTERSON Academic Course. Prom Committee. School Play. Hi-Y, Iatin Club. Night Rider Staff, Night Rider Manager. Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Stage Crew. Honor Guard. ALEXANDER PAUL General Course. Prom Committee. School Play. Hi-Y. French Club. Night Rider Staff. Cheer leader. Foothnll Reserves. Student Council. Ciym Exhibition. Salvage Committee. Stage Crew. FRED PAULITZ Vocational Course. Wrestling Squad. Athletic Manager. Victory Corps. Salvage Committee. RAYMOND PAWLAK General Course. Football Reserves. Varsity Football. Football Squad. Gym Exhibition, Salvage Committee. Victory Corps. LEO PEDAS Commercial Course. Victory Corps. CATHERINE PERRY Commercial Course. Offioe Assistants. Night Rider Manager, Gym Cadet. Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition. Cap and Gown Committee. Prom Committee. WILLIAM PETRUCCI Vocational Course. Night Rider Manager, Victory Corps, Salvage Committee. REBECCA PEDAS Commercial Course. Spanish Club. Victory Corps. FRANK PETRILLO General Course. Prom Committee. Basketball Reserves. Varsity Basketball, Mixed Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Victory Corps, Basketball Squad. DONALD PISEGNA Vocational Course. Night Rider Manager, Football Reserves. Victory Corps. JUANITA PONDER Commercial Course. Chorus. Spanish Club, Night Rider Staff. Mixed Chorus. District Chorus, Gym Exhibition. Class Basketball Team. Cap ami Gown Committee. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Mid-Western Chorug. Home Economics Club. Office Assistant. DOROTHY POOLE Commercial Course. Chorus, Spanish Club. Gym Exhibition, Class Basketball, Team. Cap and Gown Committee. Reflector Staff. Gym Cadet. Youngstown South, High School. Office Assistant, Science Club. Typing Club. Home Economics Club. 33Class of 1946 GERALD PRATT Academic Course. Class President. Hi-Y. Spanish Club. Varsity Football. Student Council. Gym Exhibition. Baseball Team. PHYLLIS QUINN Gonernl Course. School Play, The Night Rider Staff. The Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Spanish Club. PAUL ROSENBLUM Academic Course, Chorus. Latin Club. Night Rider Business Manager. Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Salvage Committee. Stage Crew. Honor Guard. Honor Student. MILDRED PUGLIESE Commercial Course. School Play. Chorus. Variety Club. Office Assistants. Victory Corps, School Play Secretary. CATHRYN ROMBOLD Academic Course, Tri-Hi-Y. I atin Club. Spanish Club. Library Assistants. Night Rider Staff. Victory Corps. Student Council. Cap and Gown Committee. Reflector Staff. RUTHE ROSKOS Commercial Course, Prom Committee, Tri-Hi-Y, Office Assistants, Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Secretary to the Dean of Boys. Cap and Gown Committee. Model in Style Show. ANGELA ROTELL Academic Course. Chorus. Tri-Hi-Y. Latin Club. Spanish Club. Mixed Chorus. Vlid-Western Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Model in Sytle Show, School Play. DAN RUSSO General Course. Spanish Club, Gym Exhibition. Prom Committee. DOLORES SANTELL Commercial Course. Office Assistants, Reflector Staff. Gym Cadets. Victory Corps. Class Basketball Team. Cap and Gown Committoo. CLARA RUSSO Commercial Count®, Chorus. Tri-Hi-Y. Spanish Club. Night Rider Staff, Reflector Staff. Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Honor Arch. Model in Style Show, Cafeteria Assistant, Victory Corps. Honor Student. HARRY ALFRED SALANDRIA Vocational Course. Prom Committee. Football Reserves. Victory Corps. Salvage Committee, Class Basketball Team. Baseball Team. JACQUELINE SANTELL Commercial Course. Prom Committee. Chorus, Tri-Hi-Y. Office Assistants. Night Rider Staff. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus, District Chorus, Cap and Gown Committee. 34Class of 1946 BARBARA SARCHETT Academic Course. Prom Committee. Chorus, Tri-Hi-Y. Latin Club. Night Rider Managers. Victory Corps, Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. Honor Arch. Honor Student. MARY SARIBALAS Commercial Course. Orchestra. Spanish Club. Office Assistants. Night Rider Staff. Victory Corps. Cap and Gown Committee. AMELIA SCARMACK Commercial Course. Spanish Club. Office Assistants. Victory Corps, Cap and Gown Committee. DOROTHY SCHNUR General Course. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. GENEVIEVE SARCINELLA Commercial Course. Prom Committee. Chorus. Tri-Hi-Y. Office Assistants. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Secretary to the Dean of Boys. Mid-Western Chorus. Cap and Gown Committee. BETTY SATEREN Beauty Culture Course. Vietory Corps. GERALDINE SCHMIDT Commercial Course. Prom Committee, Tri-Hi-Y. Office Assistants. Gym Cadet, Mixed Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Victory Corps. Reflector Staff. Model in Style Show. MARY SEMANOVICH Commercial Course. Spanish Club. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps, Office Assistants. • MARTHA SHAFFER Academic Course. School Play. Spanish Club. Library Assistants. Night Rider Staff, Gym Exhibition, Honor Arch. Honor Student. ESTELLE SKRYPSKI General Course. Reflector Staff. Cap and (iown Committee, Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. ELEANOR SKARICA (ieneral Course. Chorus. Victory Corps. Reflector Staff. LESTER SLEZAK Academic Course. Band. Latin Club. Victory Corps. Student Council. Mixed Chorus. District Band. Gym Exhibition. Salvage Committee. Honor Guard, Hi-Y, State Band. Honor Student, Pageant Committee. 35Class of 1946 IRENE SOROKACH Commercial Course. Victory Corps. Cap and Gown Committee. Secretary to Dean of Girls. Drum Majorette. MARY LOU SPOSITO Academic Course. French Club. I atin Club. Victory Corps. Cap and Gown Committee. LOIS STEIBLY Academic Course. Prom Committee. Tri-Hi-Y, I atin Club, Spanish Club. Library Assistants, Night Rider Staff. Reflector Staff, Gym Exhibition, Night Rider Managers. THOMAS SWEENEY General Course. Hi-Y. Mixed Chorus. DOROTHY TESTASECCA Academic Course. Chorus, Tri-Hi-Y, Spanish Club. Victory Corps, Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. Gym Exhibition, Latin Club. , MARY LOUISE TOSKIN Commercial Course. Chorus. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps, Mixed Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Cap and Gown Committee. ANTHONY R. SOSTARICH General Course. LOUIS STANOVICH General Course. Class Basketball Team. ROSE SVETINA Beauty Culture Course. Reflector Staff. Cap and Gown Committee. MICHAELENE TERPACK Academic Course. I ttin Club. Victory Corps, Gym Exhibition, Honor Arch. Reflector Staff. Student Announcer. Second Honors in Academic Course. ANTOINETTE TORIELLO Commercial Course. Spanish Club, Reflector Staff. Gym Cadets. Victory Corps. Gym Exhibition. Cap and Gown Committee. THERESA TROTTA Commercial Course. Office Assistants, Reflector Staff. Gym Cadets. Victory Corps, Gym Exhibition. Cap and Gown Committee. 36Class of 1946 MARGARET TROZZO Gonorni Cour«». Chorus. Office Assistants. Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. Gym Kxhibition. Class Basketball Team. Cap and Gown Committee. District Chorus, Victory Corps, Home Economics Club. ESTHER TRUMAN General Course. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. Cap anti Gown Committee. FRANK UJAKOVICH Vocational Course. Prom Committee, Football Reserves. Basketball Reserves. Victory Corps, Salvage Committee. Class Basketball Team. United States Navy. ANN VASILE Beauty Culture Course. Cap and Gown Committee. CECILIA WASKO Beauty Culture Course. Chorus, Latin Club. Reflector Staff. Mixed Chorus. ROBERT WINSLOW Academic Course. School Play. I atin Club, Spanish Club. Student Council. Gym Exhibition, Salvage Committee, Hi-Y, WKBN, Student Council. Prom Committee. Reflector Staff. Style Show. JOHN VALERIANO Academic Course. Band. Chorus. Spanish Club. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus, District Band, Salvage Committee. JOHN VOLANSKY General Course. Prom Committee. Basket-bnll RcMcrvcB. Victory Corps, Claus Basketball Team, Mixed Chorus. PHYLLIS WILLIAMS Academic Course. Prom Committee. Chorus. School Play, Tri-Hi-Y, I atin Club. Night Rider Staff. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps, Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. Gym Exhibition. Honor Arch, Honor Student. CLARENCE WOJDANOWSKI General Course. Prom Committee. Spanish Club. Wrestling Squad. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. Class Basketball Team. JEAN XIRAKIS Commercial Course. Chorus. Mixed Chorus, Mid-Western Chorus. District Chorus, Cap and Gown Committee. MARY ZIPAY Academic Course. Prom Committee. Band. Chorus. Tri-Hi-Y. Latin Club. Spanish Club. Night Rider Staff. Reflector Staff. Victory Corps. Mixed Chorus. Mid-Western Chorus. District Chorus. Gym Exhibition, Cap and Gown Committee. 37History of the Class of 1946 Since the beginning’ of our freshman year in September, 1942, we have looked forward to graduation. Now it has arrived and we must go into the world to continue down life’s road. Let us look back to memories of our four years in high) school. These memories will be in our hearts for years to come. On December 7, 1941, an event occurred that was to be of grave importance in our lives. It was the bombing of Pearl Harbor. America was at war! We were eighth graders at that time. By the time we were beginning our freshman year, the war had come closer and closer. War Bonds and salvage drives became familiar events to us. Brothers, sisters, and friends were leaving for war. We knew that the war was to have great significance in the shaping of our futures. Despite the problems of war, we had fun in our freshman year. We still remember the Victory Dance, radio station JRHS, and the Freshman Prom. Upon graduation, we became the last class to graduate from junior high school in the ninth grade. Under the shadow of war, we entered the senior high school as be-wildered and confused sophomores. There were new courses, new teachers, and new regulations, but we soon were in the swing of things. Going to pep meetings w as an exciting new experience. An important event of the year was the Mid-Western District Chorus, held at Farrell High School, with Noble Cain as guest conductor. Under the direction of Mr. Lewis Sarcinella, class advisor, we elected the following officers: Gerald Pratt, president; Raymond Bechtold, vice president; and Virginia Monteson, secretary. Our junior year was a successful one. With Miss Julia Wallace as class advisor, we elected Anthlony LaCamera, president; Raymond Bechtold, vice president; and Lois Davis, secretary. Our social events included the Harvest Dance, the gym exhibition, and the dances after basketball games. Near the end of the year, we worked hard to make the Junior-Senior Prom an event that the seniors would remember a long time. It was in May, 1945, in our junior year, that we received the news of the surrender of Germany. Although overjoyed at this, we were mindful of the boys still fighting in the Pacific and of another war yet to be won. At last, our senior year arrived. The signing of the unconditional surrender by Japan in August, 1945, had made our dreams of peace come true. As Seniors, wo were rushed into a whirlpool of activities. Under the guidance of Miss Esther Zentz, our class advisor, we had photographs taken, selected invitations and calling cards, sold Reflectors, and held a number of social events, one of which was the Junior-Senior Harvest Dance at which Edith Mercurio reigned as Queen. We reelected the officers who had done such a good job in our junior year. All too soon, our Senior year was coming to a close. The Junior-Senior Prom and Class Day activities will be remembered for a long time. At our Farewell Assembly, we felt deeply the realization that we were leaving our school. In traditional Caps and Gowns, we attended Vesper services on May 19, 1946, and Commencement exercises on May 21, 1946. We graduated in the first peacetime spring in four years. The world was still unsteady from the terrible years of war. With the knowledge that the youth of America would be needed to help steady it, the Class of 1946 went forth to serve their country in any and all ways they could for the ideal of peace on earth, good will to men. Mary Louise Bacon 38Class of 1947 Room 213 Room 214 Room 217Class of 1947 ROOM 213 MISS SARAH COOLEY First Row: Peggy Biga, Anastasia Diacoganes, Marie Chiappnella, Priscilla Casti- glione, Mary Bencivengo, Constance Charles, Madeline Chieffo, Patricia Carine. Second Row: Anna Chestnut, Rose Bunyak, Nellie Bale, Mary Ann Androsko, Jeannine Albaugh, Olivia Broadway, Marie A. Chiodo, Mary Jane Cefrick, Betty Babos. Third Row: Mary Deronja, Yvonne Dawson, Julia Carpinko, Marie C. Chiodo, Mary Chewar, Nick Cindea, Emma Crim, Hubert Brown. Fourth Row: Sophie Chavka, Frank Duby, William Anderson, Robert Bogdan, Oliver Alston, George David, Frank Ciotola, Stella Bibich. ROOM 214 MISS ANNAROSE MORACA First Row: Olive Gunther, Olga Gargano, Anna Marie Hedrick, Lois Dunkerley, Rose Marie Fazzalore, Ida Greenberg, Frances Franek. Second Row: Mary Gierchak, Ann Dudash, Betty Jane Durisko, Evelyn Easterling, Jessie Fill, Vivian Ford, Dominic Giancarlo, William Grande. Third Row: Alice Gotch, Josephine Gabella, Norma Fisher, Martha Flack, Mildred Henderson, Mary Barbara Hardy, Irene Hotsic. Fourth Row: William Higgins, David Edwards, William Ellis, George Fennell, James Golubich, Edward Halula, William Gagliardi. ROOM 217 MR. CHARLES SNYDER First Row: Irene Kohut, Gloria Mercurio, Anne Nicastro, Mary Lescisin, Barham Jarwin, Adeline Mancini, Carolyn Mango. Second Row: Patricia Kilbert, Elaine Lobl, Anna Louise Nemetz, Sabina Montich, Rosalie Makara, Virginia Low, Thomas Lewis. Third Row: David Joseph, Achilles Mouganis, Eugene Mostrog, Anthony Morocco, John Mikulus, Slavadore Mancini, Chester Kaletka. Fourth Row: Herbert Mosley, Cornelius Moore, Leonard Kajma. Michael Lingner, George Koluncich, Raymond Luce, John Karol.Class of 1947 Rooms 130 and 29 Room 133 Room 5Class of 1947 ROOMS 130-29 MISS EILEEN HEAGNEY-MISS JULIA WALLACE First Row: Catherine Giovanelli, Jacqueline Rotell, Rose Perriello, Olympia Pallia, Dolores Pritchard, Charmaine Smith, Irene Ruffo, Goldie Prizant. Second Row: Frances Sabo, Laura Ann Roskos, Josephine Reda, Mary Louise Mirage, Dolores Scanella, Julianna Rehak, Betty Jane Podolsky, Rose Marie Quarterson, Richard Schuster. Third Row: Rebecca Robinson, Madeline Petrick, Edith Robinson, Betty Ann Ray, Dolores Schuster, Arlene Santelli, Helen Saeler, Mary Sabol, Pauline Schiau. Fourth Row: Ronald Marks, John Sed, Larry Pintar, Jack Monaco, George Salem, Helen Rock, Sadie Salandria, Howard Greenbaum. Fifth Row: Maurice Phillips, Michael Dzurinda, John Palko, 'James Pedas, David Vermeire, James Reagle. ROOM 133 MISS DORIS ARCHIBALD First Row: Joseph Yurcich, Mary Stetar, Florence Thomas, Irene Zipay, Mary Zahariou, Irene Uhalie, Irene Yevchak. Second Row: Joanne Stefanak, Dolores Vernille, Ethel Yanak, Dolly Vellente, Mamie Uretta, Rose Zappa, Dolores Wlodarski. Third Row: Vera Skladanek, Beatrice Williams, Anne Stickle, Rita Sponberger, Sennetha Wearing, Rozell Wright, Lois Woodfolk. Fourth Row: John Tizio, Robert Williams, William Stewart, Frank Zickar, Maximo White, Earl Talone. ROOM 5 A. L. KILBERT First Row: Eugene Sadowski, Joseph Grezesczk, William Palmer, Charles Ziccardi, Thomas Borawski, Louis DePreta, Alfred Zawacki, John Gagliardi, Joseph Dresel. Second Row: Trevor McCauley, Nick DeCarmcn, Louis D Alessandro, Raymond Susa, George Pickett, Arthur Mullenaux, Andrew Formichella, Robert Chavers, Robert Nelson, Edward Ondic. Third Row: Harold Ondic, Joseph Svetina, Edmund Griglak, Leo Fiscus, James Husnick, Andrew Mudrinich, Edward Dyll, George Milikich, William Skarica, Michael Stawaicz, Jack Wagner. Fourth Row: Ernest Saunders, George Gracenin, William Sok, John Ondich, Gordon McDonald, William Barth, John Chirila, Harry Kelly, Nick Butehko. Fifth Row: David Jackson, Anthony DeGennaro, Robert Covington, Edward Staun- ton, Harold Graham, Michael Buzzeo, Louis Derloni, Walter Wright, David James.First Semester Honor Roll Mary Louise Bacon Dorothy Baldowski Raymond Bechtold Dorothy Benya Lucille Broderick Frances Chirikas Ruth Collins Juanita Davis Jeannme Albaugh Oliver Alston William Anderson Peggy Biga Constance Charles Mary Chewar Nick Cindea Frank Ciotola Mary Deronja Anastasia Diacogan s David Edwards Howard Allen Martha Bruce Gloria Chiodo Cora Crumby Clarence Dobrowski Thomas Ford Mary Alongi Paul Amico Margaret Banas Shirley Bastide Evelyn Bauer Joan Betchie John Broscoe Lorna Jean Bukus Suzanne Capson 1945-1946 SENIORS Lois Davis Irene Dolata Rose Marie Dorulla Patricia Franek Tressa Gustas Jane Kaletka Martha Kress Will ter Ku stron JUNIORS Josephine Gabella Mary B. Hardy William Higgins David Joseph Chester Kaletka Patricia Kilbert Michael Lingner Elaine Lobl Ann Nicastro Rose Perriello Madeline Petrick SOPHOMORES Julentha Frank Anne Husnick Gloria Hyatt Mildred Klapack Andrew Lehotay FRESHMEN Elaine Choolitch Gloria Durbin Pearl Gutierrez Virginia Jones Betty Jane Liener Joan Byrde Liener Dolores Matvey Beverly Ann McGhee Irene Paczak Loretta Marks Rose Muscarella Rebecca Pedas Clara Russo Lester Slezak Phyllis Williams Mary Zipay Larry Pintar Edythe Robinson Irene RufFo Frances Sabo Vera Skladanek Mike Stawaisz Anne Stickle David Vermeire Beatrice Williams Mary Zahariou Irene Zipay Juanita Matuscak Pete Pranic Serena Tizio Marion Zets Pauline Zukas Alfred Paulekas Marie Perry Theressa Sed Nobert Stefanak Anthony Susa Joan Thomas Anthony Venetti Joseph YazvacClass of 1948 Room 202 Room 4 Room 24 Room 29Class of 1948 ROOM 202 MISS ANNE GOJDICS First Row: Margaret Torak, Frances Tirotta, Frances Warwick, Geraldine Wedlake, Betty Sucich, Emily Skrypski, Rosetta Satterwhite, Dolores Swope. Second Row: William Scanlon, Leona Valetich, Dorothy Skubich, Susan Tatusko, Frances Trotta, Rose Ann Veselosky, Doris Scott, Harry Wasser. Third Row: Mary Santell, Helen Walzer, Eleen Zahariou, Ann Vlad, Carole Solomon, Marcella Smith, Serena Tizio, Robert Stewart. Fourth Row: Andrew Yonchak, Jean Shupienis, Gussie Wilson, Pauline Zukas, Betty Steiner, Hannah Sweeney, Sonia Stepanchak, Millie Scarmack. Fifth Row: Leo Toskin, Roland Tallarico, Arthur Sposito, Hobert Wagner, Robert Thompson, Theodore Seinar, Michael Stabile. ROOM 4 MR. T. ELMER McDOUGALL First Row: Thomas Zajac, Patrick Reda, James Laslow, Vincent Scarmack, Charles Reardon, George Yatsko, William Viselli, Walter Thomas, Frank Russo. Second Row: Alfred Kukol, Henry Musial, Steven Lockovich, John Mahonovich, Nick Rosati, Robert Bukovinsky, Edward Zink, James Guseflfi. Third Row: Patrick Pelligiani, John Krizancic, Thomas Sok, William Prezgay, James McDonald, Osborne Thomas, Joseph Malgerie, William Scarvjl. Fourth Row: Edward Yousko, Jack Vallely, Daniel Lenzi, Eugene Scarmack, Joseph Martuccio, Gerald Martino, William Susinski, Theodore Duzniar, Delno Jennings. ROOM 24 MR. REXFORD BRENNEMAN First Row: Frank Antonino, Frank Dovach, Benjamin Chmielewski, Charles Robin- son, William Miller, Andrew Lindway. Second Row: Andrew Cottle, Carmen Aiello, Joseph Aiello, Frank DeMartini, Alonso James, Michael Kostik. Third Row: Thomas Abate, William Danilouis, Joseph Gatty, Joseph Barr, John Bacon, Henry Fill. Fourth Row: Samuel Jankovich, Anthony Bralich, Paul Danilov, Samuel Elia, Paul Adams. ROOM 29 MISS KATHERINE BEHANE First Row: Robert Krantz, Richard Davis, Pauline Klutcher, Willie Mae McLean, Marion Zets, Robert Koshan. Second Row: Lawrence Necaster, Alvin Vermeire, John Maglery, Robert Zickmund, Nickolas Galardi, John Kovac. Third Row: Harvey Dawson, David Schirmer, Donald Madura, Gerald Paulson, Peter Restivo, Nick Sabo. Fourth Row: Milton Brown, Herbert Camp, Frank Pipicelli, Hubert Camp, Samuel Leyshock.Class of 1948 Room 207 Room 206 Room 204 Room 203Class of 1948 ROOM 207 MISS OLGA GOJDICS First Row: Dorothy Bucholz, Mildred Balach, Eleanor Cannone, Julius Bellucci, Fred Barkhammer, Delores Cole, Vera Lee Hasbrouck, Lois Bauer, Dorothy Belle Brindley. Second Row: Theona Carrell, Sally Capson, Virginia Dunlop, Rita Crivello, Ruby Cica, Alfred Bialko, Thomas Burns, Lloyd Coleman, George Burns. Third Row: Etta Crim, Martha Bruce, Gloria Chiodo, Pedro Callejo, Donald Christoff, Guy Alii, Margie Bacon, Freda Anastasas, Betty Blazek. Fourth Row: Betty Jane Cmar, Wanda Baldowski, John Chirikas, Howard Allen, Thomas Rallish, Daniel Cica, William Bowman, Michael Behun. ROOM 206 MISS LOUISE JOHNSTON First Row: Joseph Grega, Grace DeVito, Anna Germano, Norma Griffin, Alice Davis, Julentha Frank, Ruth Gillespie, Virginia Germano. Second Row: Robert Glover, Marie Dimery, Peter Gross, Rachael Fulford, Violet Gluich, Norma Falasco, Connie Grimaldi, Dorothy Henderson, Third Row: Charles Hoagland, Antoinette Hamilla, Mary Ann Giroski, Edward Major, Dorothy Evanchan, Julia Gancsos, Mary Ann Denis, Delores Haney. Fourth Row: Clarence Dobrowolski, Earl Gregory, Gasper Guerino, Thomas Hartsky, John Hammond, Gladys Dinkins, Kora Crumby, Preston Grear. Fifth Row: William Gabella, William Fore, Edward Dyll, John Duich, Irvine Gainer, Thomas Ford, James Dunn. ROOM 204 MISS MARGARET ROUX First Row: Marian Kenden, Gloria Hyatt, Helen Kavulla, Mary Lenzi, Ann Husnick, Chauncey Locke, Joseph Jelinek, Willie Jane Johnson. Second Row: Virginia Lee, Mildred Klapack, Ann Kurtonick, Mary Lombardo, Frances Luin, Helen Lazich, Andrew Lehotay. Francis Marasco. Third Row: Delores James, Jane King, Juanita Matuscak, Agnes Marenchin, Helen Kraynak, Jacqueline Kosiorek, Dorothy Kramerieh, George Kramerich. Fourth Row: Walter Krickich, Kenneth Katz, Ronald Krist, Milton Holloway, Martin Luther, Robert Lacich, Edward Janusko, Andrew Hurayt, Samuel Hosey. ROOM 203 MISS HELEN GRIMES First Row: Shirley Moder, Jacqueline Reda, Francis Rozzi, Carmel Palmer, Betty Rogan, Mary Martuccio, Ruth McNeal, Lucius McKay. Second Row: Dolores Patrizzi, Shirley Patt, Stella Milikich, Bessie Pedas, Norma Paddock, Steve Megyesi, Henry Richardson, Gene Pintar. Third Row: Helen Mihailovich, Jeannette Missouri, Marion Quarterson, Elizabeth Ondich, Thelma Rodgers, Natalie Matuk, Albert Patrizzi, Jerrold McDaniel. Fourth Row: Peter Pranic, John Pagonis, Juluis Perri, John Pollack, Francis Petrillo, I-onis Minkoff, Abe Rothenberg.Farrell Public Schools James A. Farrell Building Eckles Building Pargny BuildingCfass of 1949 Room 208 Room 223 Room 224 Room 225 Class of 1949 ROOM 208 MISS ANNA BOYLE First Row: Rilla Blackwell, Margaret Baker, James Bencivengo, Cassimir Buglek, Margaret Bowman, Theresa A leva, Mary Alongi. Second Row: Edna Buchanan, Elizabeth Balash, Joanne Borawski, Evelyn Bauer, Frank Asafaylo, Thomas Borders, Anthony Anastasas, Mary Alter. Third Row: Paul D. Amico, Valeria Bohach, Antoinette Apa, Lorna Jean Bukus, Frank Busco, Glen Bacon, Ann Alston, Marie Callahan. Fourth Row: Paul S. Amico, Theresa Bozovich, Patrick Abate, James Adair, Margaret Banas, Shirley Bastide, Joan Betchie. ROOM 223 MR. ANTHONY PAULEKAS First Row: Frances DePreta, Ellen Ciotolo, Genevieve Castiglione, Suzanne Capson, Carmella DeMatteo, Dorothy Carine. Second Row: Eugene Diatko, Doris Chisholm, Elaine Choolitch, Mary Christello, David David, Albert Chestnut. Third Row: Theresa DeCarmine, Marcy Chess, Helen Dan, Sandra Crivello, Joan Derloni, Dorothy Christman. Fourth Row: Le Roy DeBrakeleer, George Conner, James Ciccarone, Elmer Chess, Elia Conticelli, Bernard David. ROOM 224 MR. STEPHEN MARIN First Row: Joan Gribble, Joanne Franek, Pearl Gutierrez, Sally Ann Hetra, Dolores Hood, Carl Donaldson, Louis Hedrick. Second Row: Eleanor Grande, Colleen Hines, Frances Fetsko, Mildred Dudash, Michael Fiscus, Donald Golub, James Fritchmen, Karl Frankovich. Third Row: Norma Hoffman, Dolores Frado, Mary Gargano, Dolores Hyatt, Alvin Fore, Conrad Harakal, Louis Fatimus. Fourth Row: Joseph Iacino, Adele Dicke, Adeline Falasco, Theodore Gregoroff, Edward Dimery, Leonard Hartstein, Emanuel Hailstock. Fifth Rowr: Charles Drivere, Mitchell Edwards, Lawrence Green, Murble Edney, Edward Goda, Elmer Glover, Andrew Habarka. ROOM 225 MISS MARY BROWN First Row: Dorothy Kuzniar, Dolores Matvez, Edward Kramer, Raymond Ianniri, Beatrice Kolesar, Helen Janosko, Virginia Jones, Rebecca Martino. Second Row: Ralph Lenzi, Charles Luckey, Richard Luce, Adeline Mastrian, Grace Low, Catherine Lucas, Julianne Masian, Arlene Marstellar. Third Row: Albert Kachic, Michael Hrisoulas, Joseph Lucas, Sophie Korab, Judith Ann Kinsey, Walter Kaletka, Chester Kowalcyk, Charles McBriar. Fourth Row: Walter Lucas, Gusty Leftheris, Charles Kardos, Samuel Kladitis, Niek- olas Koluncich, David James, Gerald Marks, George Keryan. 53Class of 1949 Room 9 Room 10 Room Room 29 Class of 1949 ROOM 9 MRS. EMILY BRECKENRIDGE First Row: Margaret Muscarella, Gloria McCoy, Mary Mosley, Thomas O’Conner, Helen Parcetich, Marie Perry, Ida Miletta. Second Row: Henry Meier, Carrie Lee McLean, Beulah McNeal, Dorothy Paddock, Theresa Paglia, Irene Paczak, Doris Miles, Dorothy Miller. Third Row: Katherine Perrine, Louis Mercurio, Mitchell Nasser, Joseph Mirizio, Robert Mudrinich, John Perich, Robert Orr, Edward Metelsky. Fourth Row: Donald Palko, Frank Napolitan, Louis Oluich, John Pendel, Theodore Pedas, Lee Mittman, Samuel Nicastro. ROOM 10 MISS HELEN SAGE First Row: Anthony Rotell, Joseph Scarvel, Marion Sadowski, Thomas Springer, Margaret Miller, Rose Scarmack, Julia Semick, Lawrence Richardson. Second Row: Gedell Sanders, Lena Repas, Katherine Shapona, Marie Rugiero, Julia Petrucci, Shirley Petrucci, Vincent Pisani. Third Row: Melvin Slezak, Margaret Sanders, Lee Pritz, Betty Shebeck, Theresa Sed, Philip Stanton, Pete Sanitate. Fourth Row: Reba Satterwhite, Edmund Sonoga, Michael Rogan, Albert Rococi, Samuel Sava, Jerry Staul. ROOM 11 MISS BESSIE STRUCK First Row: Richard Vasile, James Toth, Richard Thompson, Norbert Stefanak, Leona Tobias, Tressa Zuckaro, Rose Mary Yerichak, Bertha Wharry. Second Row: Charles Tennant, Robert Zickar, Frank White, John Vozar, Violet Wasser, Betty Jane Steiner, Norma Tralich, Mildred Vernille, Etta Whorten. Third Row: LeRoy Thomas, Joseph Takash, Theodore Talbert, George Stanovitch, Arlene Warner, Hester Thompson, Alberta Zuckaro, Dorthea Wearing. Fourth Row: William Simmons, Anthony Suso, Joseph Yazvac, Paul Turnage, Bran- vie Vuich, Charles Weiser, Edward Telega, Joseph Stetar. ROOM 29 MISS KATHERINE BEHANE First Row: Gloria Jane Durbin, Gloriann Hogue, Byrde Joan Liener, Betty Jane Liener, Beverly Ann McGhee, Joan J. Thomas. Second Row: Vincent Pacileo, Peter Chiodo, Richard Broscoe, Raymond Maestri, Joseph Tarcy, Michael Sabo. Third Row: John Lazich, James Camp, Fred Leunis, Carl Yankovich, Robert Toskin, Edward Chaya. Fourth Row: James Mass, William Cipriano, Daniel Thomas, James Wheeler, George DeMark, Andrew Apisa.Class Officers CLASS OF 1946 President—Anthony LaCamera Vice President—Raymond Bechtold Secretary—Lois Davis Class Advisor—Miss Esther A. B. Zentz CLASS OF 1947 President —George Salem Vice President—William Anderson Secretary—Rose Marie Fazzalore Class Advisor—Miss Julia S. Wallace CLASS OF 1948 President—Thomas Bullish Vice President—Clarence Dobrowski Secretary—Mildred Klapack Class Advisor—Miss Margaret Roux CLASS OF 1949 President—Alfred Paulekas Vice President—Michael Sabo Secretary—Theresa Sed Class Advisor—Mr. Stephen Marin CLASS OF 1945 President—Bernard Wachter Vice President—William Amos Secretary—Rose Facko Class Advisor—Miss Esther A. B. ZentzClass of 1945 Bertha Alii Katherine Alston Charlotte Amico William H. Amos Violet M. Antonino Kathryn Asafaylo Paul Ballish Mary A. Baran Andrew G. Barth Steve Barth Kathryn E. Bastecky Fred A. Bencivengo Estelle Biga Ronald J. Bishop Paul Blastos Irene Bosak Adeline Bousiges Michael Branzovich Howard Broadway Tony Bronich Shirley G. Bruce Jennie R. Buccino Alfreda Bucholz Dolores Bucy Veronica Butchko Mary J. Buzzeo William H. Cairey David C. Campaman Sylvia Capozzoli Yvette Charriere Charles N. Cheeks Jennie Chieffo Jacqueline II. Cowdrey George Danos John R. Davis Theresa M. De Marco Mary L. Demico Eleanor M. Denis John De Preta Mark J. Deronja Anthony DiCristofaro Bernice Dizdar Andrew J. Dudash George A. Dunn June Edney Nicholas Evanchan Rose Facko Marie Falconi Eleanor Flack Mario Formichella Pearl Fowler Frederick Frado Elsie Frank Eleanor Furlan Minnie Ganzy Harriette Gelber Marion Germano Jennie Giuseflfi Elizabeth Grande Gloria Grande Margaret D. Grega Betty L. Griffin Camille Grossman Gertrude Grzeszcak Clara Guanciale Alice Gunther Elizabeth Gustas Rosario Gutierrez Claraissa Hamm Wilford Hammond John Harakal Dolores Jackson Elizabeth James Catherine Jankovich John Janosky John Jelinek Leo Joseph Mary Karidis Barbara Karlovich Dorothy Karney Arlene King John Kisegy Mildred Kocis Charles Kocis Charles Kohut Violet Koluncich George Kostik Frank Kozar Audrey Kretchek Casmir Kuncio Cecillia Kutcher Tressa Laslow Betty J. Latsko Thomas Leonard June Lewis Doris Liener William Lombardo Jennie Lorenzo James Mack Marie Mancini Pauline Mankas Joseph Marenovich Betty Kathryn Martini William Mastoris Phillip McDonald Levan McKay Genevieve Messina Mary Mikulas William Miles Lena Miletta Frederick Miller Theodora Miller Anthony Misik Christine Morocco Jack Morrison Dorothy Napierkosky Matilda Nathan Mary Nawrocki Catherine Naydusak Estelle Nogay Dolores Ondich Frances Palermo Byron Patron Leonard Paulitz Christian Paulson Joseph Perriello Russell Phillips Antoinette Piciacchio Louis Piciacchio Elizabeth Pilipovich Helen Pipicelli Ronald Prezioso Betty Prizant Charles Prochenets Rudolph Radasevich Rose Rosati Lawrence Rosehoro Carmen Sarcinella Ann Sarsan Eugene Schraville June Schuster Robert Schuster Phyllis Scott Bernice Scurry James Serrian Jeane Serrian Robert Sherwood Mary A. Skiljo Mary Somich Catherine Sponberger Edward Stanek Frank Steele Ida Steele Celestine Stefanick Annette Stepanchak Dolores Takash Dorothy Takash Katherine Tatusko Alex Telega Helen M. Telega Rita Testasecca Catherine Thomas Myrdis Thomas Sandra Tona Louis Vuich Bernard Wachter Amareliss Yakell George Yanak John Yohman Frances Yurcich Lydia Zahariou Ernestine Zappa Rosemary Zarella Raymond Zickar Grace Zikmund Catherine Zupo Bertha ZurawskyClass of 1945 Stella Biga First Honors Commercial 95 Eleanor Furlan Second Honors Commercial 93 June Lewis First Honors Academic 92.8 Cecilia Kutcher Second Honors Academic 92.7 Honor Students ACADEMIC June Lewis Cecilia Ann Kutcher Kathryn Asafaylo Helen Pipicelli Leonard Paulitz Lydia Zahariou Pearl June Fowler Celestine Stefanick John Harakal Katherine Alston Robert Sherwood Paul Blastos William Mastoris John Jelinek John Yohman Nicholas Evanchan COMMERCIAL Estelle Biga Eleanor Furlan Betty Prizant Marie Falconi Adeline Bousiges Myrdis Thomas Bernice Dizdar Grace Zikmund Helen Telega Doris Liener Mary Karidis Catherine Naydusak Ernestine Zappa Elizabeth Pilipovich Dorothy Napierkosky June Schuster Honor Arch Marjorie Anderson Mary Louise Bacon Dorothy Baldowski Lucille Broderick Frances Chirikas Estelle DankofT Lois Davis Irene Dolata Rose Dorulla Patricia Franek Helen Gondek Genevieve Hesko Jane Kaletka Marjorie Lou Mason Clara Russo Barbara Sarchett Martha Shaffer Michalene Terpack Phyllis Williams Carolyn Mattozzi Vesper Service Ushers Raymond Bechtold Ernest Hartsky Joseph Marasco Richard Patterson Paul Rosenblum Lester Slezak The Honor Arch and Ushers are composed of Junior boys and girls who have been selected for excellence in scholarship.Forty-Second Annual Commencement TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 22, 1945 at 8:00 O’clock “AFTER THOUGHTS” “Prayer and Dream Pantonime” .....................................Humperdinck From “Hansel and Gretel” Senior High School Band Introduction Betty Prizant PART ONE The Honor Arch The Graduating Class Processional Presentation of Graduating Class .. I Presentation of Diplomas: “The Star Spangled Banner” ....... .............. Mr. John E. Giroski Superintendent Carroll D. Kearns Principal William R. Anderson ............................ Class PART TWO “We Meet Again Tonight, Boys” Senior Trio and Class Group I: Rose Rosati, William Cairey, Mary Demico, Violet Koluncich, Mary Ellen Somich. Group II: Frederick Miller, James Serrian, Rose Gutierrez. Group III: Kathryn Asafaylo, Betty Grande, John Jelinek, Shirley Bruce, Helen Telega, Betty Jane Latsko, William Amos, Raymond Zickar. Group IV: Ann Sarsan, Alice Gunther, Dorothy Takash, Dolores Takash, Catherine Naydusak, Doris Liener, Annette Stepanchak, Eleanor Denis, Estelle Biga.Forty-Second Annual Commencement Group V: Helen Pipicelli, Rudolph Radasevich, Kathryn Bastecky, Ronald Bishop, David Campman, William Mastoris, Philip McDonald, Rita Testasecca, Mildred Kocis, Cecilia Kutcher. Group VI: Matilda Nathan, John Davis, Genevieve Messina. Robert Sherwood,, Adeline Bousiges, Byron Patron, Robert Schuster, Rose Facko, Joseph Perriello, Betty Pilipovich, Mary Ann Baran. Group VII: William Lombardo, Mary Karidis, Bernice Dizdar, Jacqueline Cowdrey, Ernestine Zappa, Norman Cheeks, Bernard Wachter, Paul Blastos, Veronica Butchko, June Lewis. “Vive La Compagnie” Senior Trio and Class Group VIII: Frances Yurcich, Nicholas Evanchan, Eleanor Furlan, Irene Bosak, John Harakal, Dorothy Napierkosky, Pearl June Fowler, Celestine Stefanick. Group IX: Myrdis Thomas, June Schuster. Thomas Leonard. Lydia Zahariou, Mary Mikulas, Michael Branzovich. FINALE Honor Roll of Class Members in the Armed Forces “Say A Prayer for the Boys Over There” .......................................McHugh Class and Band The following members of the Senior Class wrote the pageant drama, Afterthoughts: Kathryn Asafaylo, Paul Blastos, Michael Branzovich, Adeline Bousiges, Shirley Bruce, Mary Karidis, Cecelia Kutcher, June Lewis, William Lombardo, Helen Pipicelli, Betty Prizant, June Schuster, Robert Sherwrood, Annette Stepanchak, Myrdis Thomas, Bernard Wachter, Lydia Zahariou, Ernestine Zappa. Assisted by David Campman, John Davis, Genevieve Messina, Ann Sarsan. Faculty Production Committee: Miss Genevieve Heagney, Miss Esther Zentz, Dr. Richard Grant, Mr. Albert Lyford. Miss Helen Needham, Miss Mary Scardina, Mrs. Helen Rebel, and Mr. Wilbert Wise. Stage Assistants: Paul Rosenblum and Richard Patterson.Vesper Service Class of 1945 SUNDAY, MAY 20, 1945 Program Processional “War March of the Priests” ......................................Mendelssohn Senior High School Band Mr. Albert Lyford, Conducting Invocation The Reverend C. L. Hayes First Methodist Church “America the Beautiful”........................................................ Ward Scripture The Reverend Stephen Fazekas Hungarian Presbyterian Church Prayer The Reverend George Needs Calvary Baptist Church “Green Cathedral” ..................................... Senior High School Girls’ Glee Club Mary Lou Bacon, Accompanist “Cherubim Song” '...................................... Hahn Bortniansky “To Thee We Sing” ....................................................... Tkach Senior High School Mixed Chorus Dr. Richard W. Grant Conducting “Chorale” Bach Senior High School Band Introduction of The Reverend Charles R. Cheeks Carroll D. Kearns, Superintendent of Schools Address ........................................... The Reverend Charles R. Cheeks “Go Down Moses” .....................................................Negro Spiritual “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” ..........................................Negro Spiritual Iris Hatwood, Soprano Soloist “Peace Hymn” ......................................................... Warren Senior High School Mixed Chorus Accompanied by Victor Giovanelli—First Trumpet Lester Slezak—First Trombone Jerry Paulson—Second Trumpet Harry Miller—Second Trombone Benediction The Reverend William B. Wright Morris Chapel, A. M. E. Church Recessional “War March of the Priests” MendelssohnThe 1945 Football Season LEE ROY P. DAY Head Coach of Football Director of Athletics SEPTEMBER 7 ERIE ACADEMY 7-0 Playing a brilliant offensive game, the Farrell High Night Riders opened the 1945 season against Erie Academy on the opposite end of a 7-0 score. It was a hard fought contest with the home team registering nine first downs to the visitor’s three. Twice in the first half, the Night Riders were deep in Academy territory only to lose the ball on mis-cues and fumbles. Erie tallied their lone touchdown in the dying minutes of the first half on a pass play that netted thirty-three yards and a score. As the second half began, the Night Riders showed signs of coming back to score, but they wens unable to make use of their opportunities. In the closing minutes of the game, Farrell received the ball, after a poor kick by Erie from their 47 yard lne. In a series of plays they were down on the visitor’s twenty yard line only to have their drive halted there. SEPTEMBER 14 ELLWOOD CITY 6-0 Encountering their first WPIAL game of the 1945 season, the Farrell High Night Riders were edged out in a bitterly-fought contest with Ellwood City by the score of 6-0. The teams were evenly matched and both displayed great offensive and defensive power. Farrell held an edge in the first down column, registering nine to the visitor’s eight. The Ellwoodites capitalized on a Farrell fumble late n the third period deep down in Farrell territory and after six ground plays succeeded in reaching pay dirt to register the only score of the contest. The Night Riders threatened in the closing minutes tf the fourth canto when Hailstock hurled a long pass to Halloway who raced to the Ellwood 22 yard line. On the following play, another pass was attempted, but it was intercepted, ending the game and Farrell’s threat to score. SEPTEMBER 21 MEADVILLE 7-32 Exhibiting a variety of plays which consisted of end runs, passes, and plunges, the Night Riders tallied five times to record their first triumph of the season. Phillip’s accurate aerials hit their mark many times during the game. Ondich contributed his share by placekicking the two extra points. The Bulldogs, not to be undone, scored on a series of passes in the last period to cut our margin to 32-i7. Offensive play was outstanding on the Night Rider team with each man contributing to the victory. A host of subs saw action in the contest and their play set the fans dreaming of an up and coming team. SEPTEMBER 28 ERIE STRONG VINCENT 0-26 Although the turf was slippery from a heavy afternoon rain, the Night Riders found themselves able to take advantage of all the breaks and recorded their second victory of the season. Led by Captain Bill Gargano, who intercepted an aerial in the first minute of the second half and scampered down the sidelines for a sixty yard jaunt and the second touchdown of the game, the Night Riders rode to an easy victory. The preceeding play proved to be the most thrilling of the contest. Three additional scores came as a result of plunges by Pedas, Fratilla, and Hailstock. Ballish corf-verted two pacements to heighten the score to 26-0, at which point the game ended. The Night Riders used a combination of fake and keep spinners and short aerials to provide the visitors with trouble throughout the clash. The Erie Strong Vincent team displayed fine spirit, but their efforts were not enough to overcome the power of the Farrell Club. The final score was 26-0.The 1945 Football Season OCTOBER 12 NEW CASTLE 19-7 When the Farrell Night Riders invaded Taggert Stadium, they found before them a powerful Red Hurricane team. Unleashing a pair of speedy backs, the Ne Ca Hi gridders exhibited a brilliant running attack and had the Farrell boys with their backs to the wall many times during the game. Refusing to be outdone, the Night Riders were determined to chalk up a score. When the Daymen were deep in Ne Ca territory, Phillips faded back and heaved an aerial to Pedas who avoided a would be tackier and scored standing up. Captain Gargano converted by placement to end Farrell’s csoring. New Castle scored on three occasions by a series of running plays that netted them nineteen points. The clash ended with the Night Riders on the short end of a 19-7 count. OCTOBER 20 CAMPBELL MEMORIAL 7-7 Outplaying a heavily favored Campbell Memorial team, the Farrell Night Riders battled to a 7-7 tie in a bruising battle. The high-light of the contest was a flat pass from Maurice Phillips to Captain Bill Gargano on Campbell’s 49 yard line from which point he raced across for a touchdown. This same lad kicked the goal for the extra point. Farrell kicked off to Campbell and on the first scrimmage play, they scored and converted to knot the score. Both clubs had numerous scoring opportunities but lacked the initiative to carry the pigskin over the white stripe. The Night Riders rated as underdogs refused to be out-classed and came out on the gridiron playing as they never played before. Line play was outstanding on the home team with the Daymen outcharging and outstanding a heavier Memorial line. OCTOBER 26 ROCHESTER 32-6 On a cold, brisk October evening, a fast moving Rochester team outplayed and outclassed a surprised Farrell team. The visiting Rams scored early in the game and remained in the lead throughout the game. Farrell received the ball after nn exchange of kicks in the second canto to start their drive toward the goal. Pedas climaxed the drive by streaking off the right side of the line on a fake reverse for 34 yards and a touchdown. Scoring for the Night Riders was at an end, but the powerful Rams continued to score until the final whistle. The Night Riders found themselves behind by the score of 32-6. Fratila, njured in the previous game, was a surprise starter but had to be removed after a few minutes of play because of injuries. Unable to gain much yardage on the turf, the Night Riders took to the air but to no avail. 65The 1945 Football Season NOVEMBER 2 BRADDOCK 0-39 Demonstrating their superiority in every phase of the game, the Farrell High Night Riders scored in every quarter to down the Braddock eleven by the score of 39-0. Relying on hard, straight driving, the Night Riders repeatedly penetrated into Braddock’s territory. Hailstock, the speedy freshman, was particularly impressive with his fast breaks, accounting for two of the Night Riders tallies on long runs. Nicastro, Phillips, Pedas, and Captain Gargano each scored a touchdown to add their contribution to an overwhelming victory. Ondich converted once, with the educated foot of Gargano splitting the uprights twice to add to the scoring. Although they were outscored, the Braddock club succeeded in registering ten first downs to the victor’s eight. The Night Riders were on the verge of scoring again in the last few minutes of the game when James broke loose and galloped down the sidelines on a 49 yard jaunt only to step out of the bounds on the two yard stripe. At this point, the game ended. NOVEMBER 9 SHARON 6-6 Played before a capacity crowd of 8,000 spectators, the annual grid classic of Shenango Valley, between the schools of Sharon and Farrell, was a clean, hard fought, and rugged game. For many of the boys, it was their last year in football, so it was natural that they tried to make it the best game. Truly it was, for one could not see greater sportsmanship shown by any other club then these two teams showed toward each other. Farrell had the honor of scoring the first marker of the clash. It came after Sharon had kicked to Fratilla who returned it to the 34. Pedas picked up two yards, but on the following play, Phillips realed off a 49 yard sprint to place Farrell in scoring position. After a few bucks at the line, Captain Bill Gargano powered his way over the goal to account for Farrell’s score. The conversion attempt was low. Sharon tied the game midway in the third quarter and also failed to convert. From this time on, the game was a see-saw affair with both teams kicking to each other and playing for breaks. Thus, we close the pages on the 1945 football season with both teams concluding their schedule with this game. The final score of this well played game was 6-6. 1945 Football Record September 7 Erie Academy .. 7 Farrell 0 September 14 Ellwood City 6 Farrell 0 September 21 Meadville 7 Farrell 32 September 28 Erie Vincent 0 Farrell 26 October 12 New Castle 19 Farrell 7 19 Campbell Memorial 7 Farrell 7 26 Rochester 32 Farrell 6 November 2 Braddock 0 Farrell 39 November 9 Sharon Farrell 6Football Reserves COACH CHARLES SNYDER Football Reserves Exhibiting a fighting spirit throughout the entire season despite the fact that they were on the latter end of the winning column, the Farrell High Reserves proved to their coaches that they were capable of becoming future varsity grid men. Coaches Charles Snyder and Felix Bonadio should be commended on their fine work of developing the boys. Competition was keen at all posts because the participants were gridiron boys who refused to let up and therefore their spirit remained in high gear. From the number of candidates who reported for training we can take heed of our future in the field of sports. Football Record St. Mary's, Warren Farrell 6 Ben Franklin, New Castle 26 Farrell 6 George Washington, New Castle 6 Farrell 6 Sharon 6 Farrell 0 Campbell 7 Farrell 6 Sharpsville Farrell 14 Meadville 7 Farrell 19 67I 68Football Varsity Football Squad First Row: Samuel Nicastro, Jack Monaco, Achilles Mouganis, James Petlas, George Salem, Frank Zickar, Captain William Gargano, Maurice Phillips, John Dyll, Raymond Pawlak, Romulus Fratila, Gerald Pratt, William Basilone. Second Row: Francis Petrillo, Manuel Hailstock, Milton Halloway, Daniel Cica, John Iluyrat, Alfred Paulekas, Thomas Ballish, Samuel Jankovich, Arthur Esposito, William Stewart, Anthony LaCamera, Samuel Leyshock, James Golubich, John Ondich. Third Row: Julius Perry, Gerald Paulson, Edward Dyll, Rudy James, Osborne Thomas, Harold Owens, John Pollock, Joseph Yazvac, Harold Camp, Nick Cindea, Andrew Huyrat, Robert Thompson, Jack Wagner, Fred Paulitz. Senior Football Players CAPTAIN—WILLIAM GARGANO Anthony LaCamera, Romulus Fratila, John Dyll, Raymond Pawlak, John Huyrat, William Basilone, Gerald Pratt. Football Reserves First Row: James Phillips, Honorald Houston, David .James, Paul Amico, Philip Stanton, Albert Rococci, Captain George Keryan, Edward Bruno, Robert Lichvar, Berry Lee Halloway, Elio Conticelli, Jerry Staul, Richard Broscoe. Second Row: Coach Charles Snyder, Larry Day, Raye Paul, Joseph Iacino, Walter Kaletka, Anthony Mancini, Paul Turnage, Frank Napolitan, Joseph Mirizio, William Major, Charles Truman, Coach Felix Bonadio. Third Row: Donald Golub, LeRoy Thomas, William Grim, Edward Sonoga, Theodore Gregoroff, Charles Wmser, Jamr-s Wheeler, Herbert Williams, Thomas Bettua, Benedict Gross, Albert Katchic, Robert Juback, William Dravesky.Basketball Reserves First Row: Louis Mercurio, Edward Janusko, Joseph Yazvac, Thomas Ballish, Paul Danilov, Nick Koluncich, Leo Toskin, Gasper Guerino. Second Row: Gene Pintar, manager; Claude Gibson, Charles Weiser, Ray Kustron, Edward Goda, Samuel Jankovich, Theodore Kuznir, Emanuel Hailstock. Farrell Reserves Basketball December 7 Felix Barber 15 Farrell 20 December 11 1 Har Brack Farrell 23 December 14 Woodrow Wilson 18 Farrell 40 December 18 Hill Top 19 Farrell 37 December 21 Warren 26 Farrell 31 December 28 Canteen Farrell 32 January 4 New Brighton 24 Farrell 23 January 8 New Castle 17 Farrell 26 January 11 Am bridge 21 Farrell 20 January 15 Ellwood City 19 Farrell 17 January 17 Aliquippa 25 Farrell 29 January 22 Beaver Falls 20 Farrell 14 January 25 Sharon 23 Farrell 20 January 29 New Brighton Farrell 27 February 1 New Castle 28 Farrell 19 February 5 Am bridge 11 Farrell 21 February 8 Ellwood City 29 Farrell 25 February 15 Beaver Falls 26 Farrell 32 February 19 Sharon 43 Farrell 16Varsity Basketball Squad First Row: . James Golubich, John Dyll, Anthony LaCamera, Frank Petrillo, Nick Cindea. Second Row: Alfonso James, Anthony Bralich, John Duich, David Vermeire, William Basilone, Manager Raymond Bechtold. Varsity Basketball Record December 7 Oil City 9 Farrell 40 December 11 Har-Brack 23 Farrell 34 December 14 Woodrow Wilson 26 Farrell 49 December 18 Erie Tech 37 Farrell 28 December 21 At Warren, Ohio 34 Farrell 41 December 28 Monessen Farrell 22 December 29 At Bradford 42 Farrell 25 December 31 Alumni 41 Farrell 42 January 4 At New Brighton 27 Farrell 39 January 8 New Castle 23 Farrell 44 January 11 At Ambridge 37 Farrell 40 January 15 Ellwood City 36 Farrell 40 January 18 Aliquippa 35 Farrell 33 January 22 At Beaver Falls 37 Farrell 26 January 25 Sharon 38 Farrell 34 January 29 New Brighton 27 Farrell 40 February 1 At New Castle 31 Farrell 46 February 5 Ambridge 39 Farrell 30 February 8 At Ellwood City 37 Farrell 31 February 12 At Aliquippa 48 Farrell 40 February 15 Beaver Falls 26 Farrell 34 February 19 At Sharon 57 Farrell 42 71Varsity Basketball Oil City 9, Farrell 40:—Farrell High School’s basketball quintet opened its 1945-46 season with an impressive 40-9 victory over the Oil City Cagers on the Farrell floor. Playing with the services of only one veteran, Anthony LaCamera, the Steelers had trouble finding the hoop in the first quarter but played impressively throughout the remaining three quarters. Dyll copped scoring honors with five field goals and one foul. Coach Tudor Lewis gave all the boys a chance to see action in order that he might develop a break away combination. Har-Brack 23, Farrell 34:—Paced by Dyll, Petrillo, and LaCamera, who accounted for all but three of the points, the Steelers defeated a veteran Har-Brack five by the score of 34-23 in a slow moving game on their home court. Taking the lead early in the first period and keeping command of it, the Steelers were able to register their second straight victory of the season. In the third quarter, the Farrell offense was at its best, splitting the nets for tw’elve points. From there on they coasted to victory. Woodrow Wilson 26, Farrell 49:—Flashing a red hot offense throughout the game the Farrell High cagers were able to defeat Woodrow Wilson by the margin of 49-26. Every man on the team played a part of this game with only one of them failing to register a point. Dyll, stalwart center, paced the Steelers scoring by ruffling the nets for four goals and three fouls in hanging up their third successive victory of the current season. Erie Tech 37, Farrell 28:—When Erie Tech invaded the Farrell Steelers’ court, they handed the Steelers their first defeat of the season by a margin of 37-28. At the close of the first period, the score was knotted 8-8. At this point, the visitors’ height was used to their advantage and they slowly pulled ahead to lead the rest of the game. Dyll was the leading scorer, with four goals and five fouls for thirteen points. He was followed by LaCamera, Petrillo, and Cindea, who each had forur markers, with Golubich rounding out the scoring with three points to his credit. Warren 34, Farrell 41:—When the Farrell High cagers journeyed to Warren, Ohio, they met a highly favored team that offered the Steelers opposition during the first half of play. At halftime, the Lewismen were trailing by the score of 21-14, but second half play saw the Steelers put on an exhibition of fine play to completely outclass the Presidents by scaoring 27 points to 13 for the home club. The final buzzer sounded with the scoreboared reading Farrell 41, Warren 34. Monessen 41, Farrell 22:—Engaging a team that had a decided height advantage, the Farrell High cagers found themselves on the short end of a 41-22 score when the final buzzer sounded. The Farrell lads were off to an early 8-7 lead in the first quarter but had to relinquish it in the following quarter. Dyll, handicapped by injuries, played only a small portion of the game. Having difficulty in locating the hoop in the fourth quarter led to the down fall of the Steelers. Although they were out-scored, the Farrell boys never gave up fighting. They kept their spirits “up” throughout the contest. Petrillo led the scoring with nine points. Bradford 42, Farrell 25:—It was a tall, fast moving Bradford High team that handed Farrell their second straight defeat, in as many nights, as they defeated the Steelers 42-25 on the Owls Court. The Steelers fell easy prey to the Owls who were primed for the occasion and who were seeking revenge for the defeats hung on them in the past several years. Petrillo for the second straight night was the main stay in the Farrell offense. His brilliant work around the foul circle enabled him to counter twelve markers. Healy and Frampton shared honors for the Owls by countering 14 and 13 points respectively. COACH TUDOR LEWISVarsity Basketball Alumni 41, Farrell 42:—Displaying fine play throughout the entire contest and despite their lack of height, the Farrell varsity edged out the Alumni by the score of 42-41. Johnny Dyll, who meant trouble for the Alumni, led the Steelers’ scoring by ripping the nets for nineteen points. Establishing a slim lead in the first quarter, the varsity managed to hold the Alumni on even terms until the closing minutes, when the graduates made a desperate bid for victory but due to the alertness of the Steelers the attack was halted. New Brighton 27, Farrell 39:—Lifting the lid on another season of WPIAL competition, the Farrell High Steelers, sparked by the playing of James, defeated New Brighton at the down-state court by the score of 39-27. Although they were behind in the first quarter of play, the Steelers began to find the hoop and from there on it was the Steelers all the way. Threatening to come from behind in the last quarter, the New Brighton quintet failed to gain enough initiative to overtake the visitors. Playing his usual consistant game, Petrillo walked off w'ith scoring honors with thirteen markers. New Castle 23, Farrell 44:—Exhibiting a series of dazzling, precision plays and flashing up and down the floor with rapidity, the Steelers administered a 44-23 defeat to Newr Castle in an exciting battle on the local floor. Starting ofT slowly, the Lewis men kept gaining momentum until they were removed by Coach Lewis in the final quarter. Petrillo led the scoring parade with 12 points and was followed by Dyll and Cindea who had 10 and 9 points respectively. Ambridge 37, Farrell 40:—Paying little attention to the odds that were against them, the Farrell High Cagers downed a highly toted Ambridge Club by the score of 40-37. The lead was exchanged eight times and tied six times during the exciting battle which saw the Steelers come from behind in the final moments to record the victory. The play of the entire club was superb with Petrillo leading the way by accounting for 15 points. Cindea had nine and LaCamera registered eight markers. By this smashing victory, Ambridge was eliminated from the ranks of the undefeated in Section III WPIAL league competition. Ellwood City 36, Farrell 40:—Commencing in the smooth manner which earned them the top spot in league play, the Farrell High Steelers withstood a last quarter rally to defeat Ellwood City and maintained a slight hold on the Section III league play. With every player contributing at least one goal, the Steelers swept to a 16-6 lead at the close of the first quarter. They held on to this lead by clever ball-handling and tight defense play until in the final period, the Ellwoodites staged an attack that netted them 18 points, as many as they had countered in the first three periods. Cindea copped high honors for the Lewismen by chalking up 11 markers. He was followed by Dyll and Golubich who each had 8 points. LaCamera and Petrillo rounded out the scoring by registering 7 and 6 points respectively. The final score was 40-36. Aliquippa 35, Farrell 33:—Meeting to decide who would retain the leadership of Section III WPIAL league competition, the Farrell High Cagers entangled Aliquippa in an exciting game on the local floor. The gymnasium was flooded to its capacity long before actual game time. Getting ofT to a slow start in the first half, the Steelers found it difficult to hit the hoop and thereby enabling the visitors to take an early lead. The teams left the floor at half time with the score 23-10 in favor of Aliquippa. In the third period, the Steelers found themselves and outscored the Quips by a 12-9 margin. Going into the final period and trailing by a 32-22 score, a typical Steeler drive was ignited by Captain LaCamera, but it fell short in the closing minutes giving Aliquippa a 35-33 victory and undisputed possession of Section III lead. Scoring by the Steelers was equally divided with the exception of Bralich who had nine markers. Beaver Fall 37, Farrell 26:—Farrell High Cagers traveled to Beaver Falls and were defeated by a team that was primed for the Contest, by the score of 37-26. during the first quarter wth the Steelers strengthening their offensive and tightening to find the range. When the second half opened, the Steelers showed a new spark and slowly gained on the down valley boys, but their drive fell short in the dying minutes of the game. Boiler and Washington were the Spearhead in the Beaver boys attack, each countering ten points while Dyll led the Lewismen, registering nine markers.Varsity Basketball Sharon 38, Farrell 34:—Spearheaded by towering Butchko, the Sharon Tigers dropped a fighting Farrell quintet in one of the roughest, toughest frays seen on the valley hardwoods by the score of 38-34. With the best exhibition of smooth passing and fast breaks, they have shown all year, the Steelers put on a drive in the last minutes of the fourth quarter. The Lewismcn came within two points of knotting the game, but a basket made after Petrillo had received a pass from Cindea had been nullified and the score stood 30-28. Both teams had splendid averages at the foul line. Petrillo led the Farrell cagers with 13 points, LaCamera had 8, Dyll 6, Cindea 5, and Golubich 2. New Brighton 27, Farrell 40:—Moving into high gear in the last half to pull away from a stubborn New Brighton quintet that held its own in the first half, the Farrell High Steelers registered a 40-27 victory on the local court. Although they were behind in the first quarter and tied at half time, the Farrell men tightened their defense and limited the visitors to two goals for the remainder of the contest. Dyll led the scoring with 15 points, followed close behind by Cindea with six. New Castle 31, Farrell 46:—In their second victory over the New Castle High basketeers, the Farrell Steelers built up a lead in the first quarter and maintained it throughout the game. Their offense exploded in the second quarter when they racked up a total of eighteen points by zipping the nets from all angles. The Steelers’ momentum gained through flawless passing and accurate shooting until they were removed in the final period and substitutes were sent in to carry the colors. Dyll rustled the nets for 11 points with Petrillo and Cindea accounting for 9 and 8 markers respectively to carry off scoring honors. Ambridge 39, Farrell 30:—Playing before a capacity crowd on the Farrell floor, the Steelers, outscored but not outfought, dropped a 39-30 decision to the Ambridge passers. Seeking revenge from a former defeat, the Bridgers capitalized on their height advantage and took command of the situation shortly after the opening whistle and held a comfortable lead throughout the game. LaCamera and Dyll flashed the best shooting form for the Steelers, each contributing four goals with Dyll counting four fouls besides his goals. Enopick and Stepanick were the mainstays in the Bridgers’ offense with Noranz giving the Farrellites trouble in his control of the bank-board play. Ellwood City 37, Farrell 31:—-In a fast moving, hard fought game on the Ell-wfoodites’ hardwood, the Lewismen were defeated by the sharp-shooting Ellwood City cagers. Trailing by a lone marker in the first quarter, the Steelers were unable to gain enough initiative to overcome the lead but kept the down state boys in trouble all night with their fine floor work and their fast breaks. Dyll, playing one of his best games of the season, was Farrell’s chief scoring threat of the night, sending the sphere through the nets seven times for a total of 14 points. Petrillo captured second honors with four goals and a foul for 9 points. The final score of the contest was 37-31. Aliquippa 48, Farrell 40:—The Farrell High Steelers, handicapped by the loss of Petrillo, stellar forward, who was ill, fell victim to a high-sailing Aliquippa five by the score of 48-40 in a game on the down state court. Coach Tudor Lewis was forced to juggle his lineup because of the loss of Petrillo. Captain LaCamera who played guard all season was switched to fill the berth vacated by Petrillo and Bralich gained LaCamera’s post. The new combination gave the Quips quite a few headaches and at the close of the game the locals came within three points of tying the contest. The Quips captured their lead at the start of the whistle and never relinquished it. Cindea split the net six times and garnered two charity throws for a total of 14 points to lead the Steelers. Cerevola, Quips’ forward, exhibited some sharp shooting to keep the Steelers in trouble with his seven goals and four fouls to cop honors for the evening wfith 18 points.Varsity Basketball Beaver Falls 26, Farrell 34:—In a hard fought contest on the local hardwood, the Farrell High Steelers, filled with vengeance from an earlier defeat, handed a 34-26 drubbing to the Beaver Falls quintet. This contest marked the last home appearance of seniors Dyll and LaCamera. Dyll turned in one of his finest performances under the hoop by capturing a majority of the re-bounds, while Captain LaCamera, the main cog in the Steeler defense, recorded a remarkable floor game. Both boys added their share to the scoring, Dyll getting 8 and LaCamera 4. It was a nip-and-tuck battle during the first quarter with the Steelers taking offensive movements and tightening their defensive play. Golubich and Bralich paced the Steelers to victory each countering 9 points. Petrillo, another senior who has played outstanding ball at his forward post, witnessed the game from the bench because of illness. Sharon 57, Farrell 42:—By playing consistently through all phases of the game, the Sharon High Tigers were able to down a spirited Farrell quintet at the Tigers gym. Spearheaded by Butchko, Zvarich, and Bartosh, who accounted for 43 of the Tigers’ points, our rivals gained control early in the game and never let up. Throughout the first half, the Steelers were “on,” several times coming within one point of tying the game through the alertness of Dyll, LaCamera, and Bralich who led the Steelers’ scoring by accounting for 24 points, 8 apiece. In the second half, the Orange and Black continued to outscore the Steelers, and at the close of the fourth quarter, they were out in front by a 57-42 margin. The remainder of the Steelers’ scoring was made by James who had 5, Petrillo and Butchko 4, Cindea 3, and Krickich 2. Phis was the final game of Section III WPIAL competition, and it also concluded the Steelers’ cage season. Cheerleaders First Semester Joseph Yurcich Blanche Musial Alex Paul—Captain Beatrice Williams Betty Jane Durisko Richard Schuster Second Semester Beatrice Williams George Burns Dolores Haney Joseph Yurcich—Captain Betty Jane Durisko James Dunn Richard Schuster Gloria Chiodo Doris MilesPhysical Education 76Physical Education 77Class Basketball Teams Betty Cefrick Juanita Davis Theresa Flack Muriel Jones Agnes Karabincik Helen Minkoff Yvonne Dawson Mary Deronja Jean Fisher Betty Cmar Julentha Frank Connie Grimaldi Theresa Bazavic Lorna Bukus Man elene Chess SENIORS Blanche Musial Rose Napolitan Martha Oluich Marion Palmer Rozella Palumbo Juanita Ponder JUNIORS Catherine Giovanelli Rose Perriello Helen Rock Laura Roskos SOPHOMORES Jane King Helen Kraynak Virginia Lee Will Mae McLean FRESHMEN Jean Derloni Virginia Jones Sophie Korab Doris Miles Dorothy Poole Dolores Santell Lois Steibly Margaret Trozzo Esther Truman Irene Ruflfo Betty Steiner Mamie Uretta Joanne Stefanak Mary Lombardo Jeannette Missouri Sonia Stepanchak Leona Tobias Norma Tralich Arlene WarnerWrestling Erie Academy 14, Farrell 25:—The Farrell High School grapplers defeated Erie Academy by the score of 25-14. Farrell men who copped victories in this match were Donald Golub, George Burns, Co-Captain George Lewis, Louis Chestnut, Achilles Mouganis, Co-Captain William Gargano, and Gerald Pratt. Burns and Lewis won their matches by successfully pinning their men. Farrell 24, Greenville 17:—In their second match of the season, the Farrell grapplers recorded their second straight victory at the expenses of Greenville by the score of 24-17. Winners in the match were Golub, Burns, Paulekas, Mouganis de-cisioning Ucchino last year’s stats semi-finalist, George Lewis, last season’s state champ copping a decision and Pratt winning by a forfeit. There COACH ANTHONY PAULEKAS were two matches that ended in a draw, those of Lewis and Chestnut. Greenville 16, Farrell 24:—In the Farrell Greenville match, the local boys copped eight of the eleven matches to win by a 24-16 score. Those who participated in the match were Donald Golub, George Burns, Co-Captain George Lewis, Thomas Lewis, Louis Chestnut, Jack Valley, Alfred Paulekas, Achilles, Mouganis, Co-Captain William Gargano, Gerald Pratt and Raymond Pawlak. Waynesburg 8, Farrell 6:—The Farrell matmen were defeated by a powerful Waynesburg team in a close match at Waynesburg by the score of 8-6. Going into the final match the score was deadlocked 6-6, but George won by a fall over Pawlak for the deciding factor. Victors in the match were Golub, G. Lewis, Chestnut, Mouganis and Gargano. George Lewis extended his winning streak to 25 consecutive wins by pinning his man. Erie Academy 16, Farrell 25:—Coach Anthony Paulekas’ Farrell High wrestlers copped another victory from Erie Academy by the score of 25-16 on the Erie mat. Co-Captain George Lewis and Gerald Pratt won their matches by falls. Other winners for the local grapplers were Donald Golub, George Burns, Thomas Lewis, Louis Chestnut, and Achilles Mouganis. Washington 5, Farrell 9:—Led by Co-Captains George Lewis and William Gargano, the Farrell High grapplers defeated Washington High School grapplers by a 9-5 score, in a match on the Washington floor. This victory was the fifth for the wrestlers out of six matches. Local winners were George Burns, George Lewis, Thomas Lewis, Alfred Paulekas, Achilles Mouganis, William Gargano and Gerald Pratt. The matches of Louis Chestnut and Jack Monaco resulted in a draw. After placing three men in the finals of the WPIAL wrestling tournament held at Waynesburg High School, the Farrell High grapplers emerged with two victories to qualify for the state tournament. Louis Chestnut, Co-captain George Lewis and Achilles Mouganis reached the finals in the WPIAL competition with Lewis and Mouganis recording victories in the 112 pound class and the 145 pound class respectively, while Chestnut dropped a close match. Donald Golub and Thomas Lewis succeeded in reaching the semi-finals but wrere then eliminated. Gerald Pratt, Jack Monaco, William Barth, Jack Vallely and Hobart Wagner dropped their opening matches. The winners received gold medals.Wrestling Squad First Row: Charles Ziccardi, Phillip Stanton, Joseph Grcga, Frank Russo, Donald Golub, Albert Chestnut, James Bencivengo, Louis Hedrick, Thomas Springer, Edward Zink, Coach Anthony Paulekas, Jr. Second Row: Richard Schuster, Charles Hoagland, Norman Stefanak, Achilles Mou- ganis, Thomas Lewis, George Burns, George Lewis, William Gargano, Jack Val-lely, Louis Chestnut, Fred Paulitz. Third Row: William Gabella, James GiusefFi, Elia Conticelli, Alfred Paulekas, Anthony Venetti, Donald Madura, Gerald Paulson, Frank Kovach, Robert Thompson. Fourth Row: Lee Mitlman, Hobart Wagner, Pero Callegos, Jack Monaca, James Mango, William Earth, Carl Juranovich, Edward Napierkoski, Joseph Barr. Fifth Row: Julius Perry, Gerald Pratt, Raymond Pawlak, Thomas Hartsky, Abe Rothenberg, Joseph Mirizio, Jerry Staul, Theodore Gregoroff, Andrew Lehotay. i Wrestling Under the guidance of Coach Anthony Paulekas and led by Co-captain George Lewis, who climaxed his high school wrestling career by emerging victorious in his bout at Pennsylvania State College to gain the state honors in the 112 pound class, thq Farrell High wrestlers shared PIAA state honors for the third consecutive year. Achilles Mouganis losing in the finals last year avenged the defeat by going all out to gain first honors in the 145 pound class. These two grapplers enabled the Farrell High wrestlers to share state honors with Clearfield and Washington. Last year, they shared the title with Chartiers and Erie Strong Vincent and the previous year with Kingston High School. Co-captain George Lewis, for the third consecutive year, has captured state honors. In his sophomore year, George won the state championship in the 95 pound class and Howdy Prizant wen in the 112 pount class for the state title. Again the following year, George, already feared to be a likely title holder, lived up to thia fashion and gained recognition as state champ in the 103 pound class while Jtofrro Bralich won in the 165 division to give the locals their share in state honors. Tlhisi year, George won the 112 pound title and Mouganis gained the title in the 143 pound class. Co-captain George Lewis has “rung up” thirty-six consecutive victories during his high school career of wrestling. The winners of the state tournament received gold medals. It was held at Pennsylvania State College on March 15-16. Wrestling Record January 16 Erie Academy 14 Farrell 25 January 23 Greenville 17 Farrell 24 February 1 Greenville 16 Farrell 24 February 8 Waynesburg 8 Farrell 6 February 15 Erie Acodemy 16 Farrell 25Ensemble WILLIAM M. BLOUGH, CONDUCTOR Mary Louise Bacon Myrtle Belmont Edith Brown Harry Costes Lois Davis Alfred DeBonis Ida Green burg Phyllis Chester Kaletka Loretta Marks Harry Miller Jack Monaco Margaret Trozzo David Vermeire Beatrice Williams Williams CONCERT CHOIR WILLIAM M. BLOUGH, CONDUCTOR Jeannine Albaugh Marjorie Anderson Mary Louise Bacon Myrtle Belmont Norma Branca Lucille Broderick Edith Brown Patricia Carine Betty Cefrick Lillian Christoff Helen Ciccarone Ruth Collins Harry Costes George David Alice Davis Lois Davis Marcelene DeBastiani Alfred DeBonis Rose Marie Dorulla Lois Dunkerley Dorothy Evanchan Patricia Franek Ida Green burg Norma Jean Griffin Tressa Gustas Dorothy Henderson Delores James Willie Jane Johnson Muriel Jones Chester Kaletka Virginia Low Loretta Marks Marjorie Mason Nancy Metz Harry Miller Jack Monaco Ann Louise Nemetz Marian Palmer Dolores Patrizi Louise Patrizi Mary Zipay Frank Pipicelli Rosemarie Quarterson Thelma Rodgers Edith Robinson Laura Ann Roskos Jacqueline Santell Barbara Sarchett Geraldine Schmidt Lester Slezak Charmaine Smith Joanne Stefanak Carole Solomon Betty Sucich Ida Steele Dorothy Testasecca Margaret Trozzo David Vermeire Beatrice Williams Phyllis Williams Irene ZipaySenior High School Band WILLIAM J. BLOUGH, Conductor OBOE Helen Minkoflf FLUTES Betty Liener Byrde Liener Pauline Klutcher PICCOLO Gloria Durbin Charlotte Adams William Cipriano Peter Chiodo George Demark Michael Dzurinda John Franek Katherine Giovanelli CLARINETS Anthony Gerbasi Gloria Hogue Robert Leunis John Lazich Edward Lindway Willie Mae McLean Beverly McGhee John Palko Irene Ruflfo Julianna Rehak Mike Sabo David Schirmer Joseph Tarcy Joan Thomas Edward Telega ALTO CLARINET Tack Monaco ALTO SAXOPHONE Marion Zets John Pagonis BASS CLARINET Katherine Giovanelli TENER SAXOPHONE Charmaine Smith BARITONE SAXOPHONE Samuel Leyshock CYMBALS Andrew Apisa CORNETS Melvin Bialko Victor Giovanelli Peter Restivo Nick Sabol 1 TRUMPETS Andrew Denis Nick Galardi Andrew Krantz Ronald Marks Larry Necaster Gerald Paulson FRENCH HORNS Richard Broscoe Hubert Camp Mary Lou Mirage Robert Zikmund Milton Brown James Camp Robert Koshan TROMBONES John Kovac Harry Miller Joseph Restivo Tester Slezak John Valeriano BARITONES Herbert Camp John Maglery Maurice Phillips Robert Toskin Daniel Thomas Alvin Vermeire TUBA Edward Chaya Fred Leunis Frank Pipicelli Paul Rogazon Oliver Taylor Carl Yankovitch PERCUSSION Richard Davis Robert Krantz Donald Madura Raymond Maestri James Moss Vincent Pacileo BASSOON David Vermeire GLOCKENSPIEL Howard Greenbaum STRING BASS James Wheeler DRUM MAJORETTE Estelle Dankoff Margie Bacon Mary Ann Denis MAJORETTES Muriel Jones Jacqueline Kosoriek Rosemary Kunkel Irene Sorokach Harry Costcs COLOR GUARDS Harvey Dawson Andrew Denis Joseph RestivoFarrell Music Guild MRS. V. J. ARMSTRONG MR. JAMES DUNLOP On August 25, 1938, under the direction of Mrs. Virginia Jamison Armstrong, the mothers of the band members formed the Band Mothers organization to aid the Farrell High School Band and the Music Department. The first officers were Mrs. Julius Schermer, president; Mrs. John Maxwell, vice president; Mrs. Earl Linder, secretary; and Mrs. Benjamin Williams, treasurer. To purchase uniforms for the drum majorettes was the first project of the Band Mothers. Under the direction of Mrs. Armstrong, Farrell High School was the first school to introduce majorettes in the county, and the first majorettes were Doris Rager, Audrey Shellenberger, Stella Mason, and Dolores Szabo. The Band Mothers also sponsored the annual, now traditional, Christmas party for the music students. In 1940, under the supervision of Mrs. Edward Thomas, the mothers presented a Tom Thumb Wedding, which included the grade and the high school music students. Each year, the mothers award each graduating senior with eight semesters of music a jacket, but during the war, when jackets could not be bought, they presented each senior with s five dollar award. MR. WILLIAM BLOUGH MR. THEODORE KARHAN When the membership was opened to the mothers of the orchestra, the band, and the chorus members, the organization under Mrs. Armstrong, its founder, changed its name to the Farrell Music Guild. The first meeting was held November 3, 1941, with thirty members present. Some of the outstanding w’ork done by the guild was the housing for the State Band, the District Chorus, and the District Band w’hen they met in Farrell High School. While the visitors were here, the guild provided lunches, dinners, and entertainmnets for the guests. This year, they sponsored a George Washington Dance on February 22, 1946, when Benny Jones and his orchestra furnished the music. The present officers are Mrs. Louis Minkoff, president; Mrs. Bert Moss, vice president; Mrs. Chester Hogue, secretary, and Mrs. Claire McGhee, treasurer. Mrs. Armstrong directed and organized Farrell High School’s first band. Mr. James Dunlop is head of the Music Department, Mr. William Blough is director of the choral music, and Mr. Theodore Karhan is the conductor of the Farrell High School Orchestra. 8586 Cast of “THE SEVEN SISTERS”"Going on Seventeen" A COMEDY IN THREE ACTS by Hilda Manning Directed by HELEN NEEDHAM Presented by Farrell High School Farrell Junior High School Auditorium April 19 and April 20, 1945 CHARACTERS Elsa ......................................................... Marie Radasevitch Buddy Carhart ................................................... Robert Winslow Mrs. Kate Carhart................................................... Nancy Metz Florence Carhart ............................................. Adeline Bousiges Craig Vincent ................................................ Robert Sherwood Tom Williams ........................................................ John Jelinek Paul ......................................................... William Lombardo Shrimpie .................................................................... Alex Paul Joan Lansing....................................................Madeline Petrick Lillums .................................................................... Irene Ruflfo Frank Carhart ................................................... Robert Schuster Helen .............................................................. Eloise Davis Doris ........................................................... Yvonne Dawson Agnes ........................................................... Jennie Lorenzo Voice ........................................................ Richard Patterson Extras ..................................... Jacqueline Cowdrey, Larry Napolitan SCENES PLACE: ACT I: ACT II: ACT 111: The action of the entire play takes place in the living room of the Car-harts’ home in a small mid-western city. Saturday. Late Afternoon of a Summer Day in the Present Year. Saturday, One Week Later. Late Afternoon. Later that Same Day. Evening. "Seven Sisters" Adapted from the Hungarian of Herczeg By EDITH ELLIS Directed by KATHRYN POLYZOU Presented by Farrell High School November 29 and 30, 1945 CHARACTERS Mrs. Gyurkovics ............................. Katinka...................................... Sari ........................................ Ella ........................................ Mitzi ....................................... Terka ....................................... Liza .......................................... Klara ....................................... Colonel Radviany ............................ Gida Radviany................................ Ferenz Horkoy................................ Michael Sandorffy ............................. Toni Teleki ................................. Janko ....................................... SCENES Josephine Gabella .....Nancy Metz .... Martha Shaffer Madeline Petrick .. Phyllis Williams ... Joan Thomas Jacqueline Rotell .... Pearl Gutierrez ...... Alex Paul ... Robert Winslow .... Ernest Hartsky ... Alfred DeBonis . Andrew Lehotay .... Lee Mittman PLACE: TIME: ACT I: ACT II: ACT III: The entire action takes place in the dining room of the home of Widow Gyurkovics, in small garrison town, not far from Budapest. The Late Victorian Period. A Morning in June. Mid-morning. Three Months Later. Noon. Three Months Later. One Hour After Midnight. 87Le Cercle Francois MEMBERS FIRST ROW: Miss Margaret Roux, William Higgins, Joseph Yurcich, Helen Minkoff, Joan Thomas. SECOND ROW: Jeannine Albaugh, Chauncey Locke, Pauline Schiau, Julius Bcllucci, Mary Santell. THIRD ROW: iick Galarde, Robert Koshan, Dolores Scannella, Mary Jane Cefrick, Martha Flack. FOURTH ROW: Marko Joannow, Alfred Bialko, Jeannette Missori, Gloria Maglery, Robert Williams, Samuel Hosey. FIFTH ROW: Melvin Bialko, William Basilone, Daniel Cica, Frank Pipicelli, George Krickich, James Golubich. OFFICERS President.................................. William Higgins Vice President...............................Joseph Yurcich Secretary ................................... Helen Minkoff ' Treasurer..................................... Joan Thomas Advisor .............................. Miss Margaret Roux In the fall, the members of the club joined The International Students Society. The objectives of this group are to develop international friendships and fluency in the written language through the exchange of letters with young people of France. Much interest and many pleasant hours have been devoted to this project, “Speak French whenever and wherever possible” became the slogan of the club. In order to stress the importance of speaking French, the club started a fund for the purchase of French records for class use. The outstanding social functions were the “hoirees” held by the combined clubs of Sharpsville, Sharon, and Farrell High Schools. The season ended in a glorious riot of color when the French club’s red, white and blue jackets appeared in the month of May.Hi-Y Under the direction of Mr. Ralph E. Dr each, the Ili-Y members strive to create, maintain, and extend throughout the school and the community high standards of Christian character. Pledged and guided by the four planks: clean speech, clean sports, clean living and clean scholarship, the Hi-Y members have attained a highly reputable name for their excellent work in selling programs, and ushering at the games. They also have sponsored dinners for the athletes of the school. They have participated in the community war and post war drives. They have helped to make the recent clothing drive a success. The members of the Hi-Y are chosen for the club upon recommendation of the faculty who judge their personalities, their character, and their scholastic attainments during their school career. To the best of their abilities, the members have completed every assignment given to them. FIRST ROW: Lester Slezak, Gene Pintar, Chauncey Locke, Alvin Vermeire, Charles Hoagland, Andrew Lehotay, Clarence Dobroski, Thomas Hartsky, James Pedas. SECOND ROW: Jack Esposito, Obie Cricks, Melvin Bialko, Alex Paul, Ernest Hart- sky, Robert Moder, James Reagle, Richard Schuster, Nick Cindea, Thomas Lewis. THIRD ROW: Robert Thompson, Daniel Mastrian, George Lewis, Joseph Broscoe, Thomas Sweeney, Raymond Bechtold, Paul Danilov, Samuel Leyshock, David Vermeire, Larry Pintar. FOURTH ROW: Thomas Bacon, David Edwards, Samuel Moldovan, Walter Paczak, Andrew Krantz. George David, Chester Kaletka, Thomas Ballish, William Gar-gano. FIFTH ROW: Joseph Marasco, James Golubich, William Anderson, Michael Lingner, Raymond Pawlak, Gerald Pratt, Richard Marks, Robert Winslow.Tri-Hi-Y SENIOR TRI-HI-Y Membership requirements for the Tri-Hi-Y are election by the club members, a scholastic standing of an average or better than average grade, and a recommendation from the faculty. To create, maintain and extend throughout the school and the community high standards of Christian character is the purpose of the club, while its slogan is “Pure Thoughts, Pure Words, and Pure Actions.” The colors of the Tri-Hi-Y are red, white and blue which express sacrifice, purity, and loyalty. The aims are self-improvement, Christian fellowship, and united service. ✓ Under the direction of Mrs. Mary T. Jones, the club advisor, and the officers, the members have participated in many school and civic activities. JUNIOR TRI-HI-Y Under the leadership of Mrs. Emily Breckenridge, the members of the Junior Tri-Hi-Y have held many interesting and educational meetings in which group discussions of girls' problems such as home relationships and personal habits proved worthwhile. Companionship and good sportsmanship were also important items of the Junior Tri-Hi-Y meetings. The requirements for membership in the club, purpose, aims, and colors are the same as those of the Senior Tri-Hi-Y club. The junior members have also participated in the school and the civic activities. 90Senior Tri-Hi-Y OFFICERS ............... Virginia Monteson ...................... Lois Steibly ..................... Ellen Balach ............... Mary Louise Bacon .......... Mrs. Mary T. Jones MEMBERS FIRST ROW: Mrs. Mary Jones, Virginia Monteson, Lois Steibly, Mary Lou Bacon, Ellen Balach, Rose Mary Kunkel, Lucille Broderick, Barbara Sarchet, Mary Barbara Hardy. SECOND ROW: Dolores Scanella, Marie Chippanelli, Priscilla Castiglione, Mary Zahariou, Clara Russo, Irene Ruffo, Rose Perriello, Jacqueline Rotell, Olga Gar-gano, Peggy Biga. THIRD ROW: Ethel Yanak, Madeline Petrick, Ann Chestnut, Jacqueline Santell, Jane Kaletka, Helen Gondek, Frances Chirikas, Phyllis Williams, Jane McBriar, Elaine Lobl. FOURTH ROW: Lois Davis, Betty Jane Podolsky, Patricia Franek, Jean Sarcinella, Loretta Marks, Ruthe Roskos, Julianne Rehak, Frances Sabo, Louise Patrizi, Angela Rotell. FIFTH ROW: Joanne Stefanak, Vera Skladanek, Beatrice Williams, Geraldine Schmidt, Lillian Christoff, Nancy Metz, Mary Lou Kollar, Muriel Jones, Anne Louise Nemetz, Dorothy Benya, Ruth Collins. Junior Tri-Hi-Y OFFICERS ........... Sonia Stepanchak ........... Juanita Matuscak .............. Mary Lombardo ........... Geraldine Wedlake Mrs. Emily Breckenridge MEMBERS FIRST ROW: Mrs. Emily Breckenridge, Julentha Frank, Elaine Choolitch, Doris Chisholm, Sally Capson, Dorothy Bucholz, Frances Rossi, Susan Capson, Genevieve Castiglione. SECOND ROW: Adele Dicki, Lorna Bukus, Catherine Lukas, Gloria Chiodo, Shirley Patt, Coleen Heiny, Evelyn Bouec, Geraldine Wedlake, Serena Tizio. THIRD ROW: Helen Dan, Dolores Patrizi, Shirley Bastide, Eileen Zahariou, Helen Lacich, Sandy Crivello, Marcy Chess, Doris Miles, Carole Solomon. FOURTH ROW: Thelma Rodgers, Beatrice Kolesor, Julian Mason, Theresa Sed, Joanne Betchic, Jeannette Missouri, Juanita Matuscak, Pauline Zukas, Sonia Stepanchak, Mary Lombardo. 91 President .... Vice President Secretary .... Treasurer .... Advisor ... President...... Vice President Secretary ..... Treasurer .... Advisor ...Latin Club The Latin Club, the largest organization in the school, composed of all students enrolled in Latin, is an extra-curricular activity, through the function of which its members can understand better the practical and cultural value of Latin, can interest their fellow students therein, and can gain a more thorough knowledge of Roman life, customs and language. The Latin Club furnishes an opportunity for the pleasure-able learning of much about the Romans and their civilization for which there is not sufficient time in class. It helps in the establishing of friendly relations between student and teacher, and between student and student. It gives an outlet to the dramatic instinct, develops leadership and responsibility, and encourages originality on the part of the student. It opens up to him a new world of books about the Romans and the Greeks. It develops in him an appreciation of ancient art and literature. In short, the Latin Club can give the student such a friendly interest in the classics in general, that he will be eager to go on with them in college and will look upon them with respect and admiration in his future life. The official organ of the Latin Club, “Pergamus,” a newspaper edited by the students of the Latin Classes is in its second year of publication. “Pergamus” meaning “Let us Advance”, is indicative of the spirit of the Latin Club. The Latin Club has a minimum of four meetings a year, of which one is the annual dinner dance in May. This colorful spring festival brings to a close the activities of the Club for the year. 92Latin Club OFFICERS Consul .......... Consul Secundus Praeses Generalis Scriba .......... Quaestor ........ Advisor ......... ... David Vermeire ... David Joseph ... Thomas Ballish ...... Peggy Biga ... Mary Lombardo Miss Mildred Roux MEMBERS FIRST ROW: Miss Mildred Roux, Howard Greenbaum, Peter Gross, Peggy Biga, Pauline Klutcher, Jacquelne Reda, Shirley Moder, Irene Ruffo, Jacqueline Rotell, Ann Nicastro, Olga Gargano, Medeline Chieffo, Josephine Reda, Lois Woodfolk. SECONDD ROW: Robert Thompson, Maxic White, Rose Marie Dorulla, Mary Txmi- bardo, Delores Patrizi, Wanda Baldowski, Marcella Smith, Dorothy Belle Brindley, Madeline Petrick, Mary Szabo, Mary Bencivengo, Ethel Yanak, Rosalie Makara, William Gabella. THIRD ROW: Kenneth Katz, David Schirmer, David Vermeire, Joanne Stephanie, Juanita Matusack, Betty Jane Cmar, Helen Kranack, Patricia Kilbert, Mary Deronja, Connie Grimaldie, Frances Sabo, Elaine Lobl, Delores Pritchard, Yvonne Dawson, Mary Lou Mirage, Andrew Lehatoy. FOURTH ROW: John Pagonis, Thomas Hartsky, Clarence Dobrowski, Harvey Daw- son, Thelma Rodgers, Jane King, Robert Glover, Abe Rothenburg, Alvin Vermeire, Raymond Luce, Thomas Ballish, George David, David Joseph, Chester Kaletka, Frank Ciotoal, David Edwards, Thomas Ford, Herbert Mosley. GROUP II FIRST ROW: James Fritchman, Lawrence Richardson, Casimire Bugalag, James Bencivango, Anthony Anastasas, Gloria Hogue, Beverly McGhee, Joan Franek, Ellen Ciotola, Susan Capson, Margaret Miller, Catherine Lucas, Frances Rossi, Joan Borawski, Richard Broscoe, William Grande. SECOND ROW: Carl Frankovich, Richard Thompson, Albert Kachic, Anne Alston, Constance Charles, Anne Chestnut, Gloria Jane Durbin, Mary Gargano, Walter Kaletka, Mitchell Nasser, Byrde Joan Liener, Betty Jane Liener, Marion Zets, Betty Stiener, Patricia Komar, Phyllis Kretchek, Joseph Iacino. THIRD ROWf: Lee Pritz, Paul Amieo, Gusty Leftheris, Thomas Borders, Alvin Fore, Dorothy Christman, Joan Betchie, Juliann Mason, Adele Dicke, Theresa Sed, Shirley Bastide, Evelyn Bauer, Violet Wasser, Shirley Wiles, Shirley Petrucci, Raymond Maestri, Samuel Kladitus. FOURTH ROW: Branvy Vuich, Bernard David, Lee Mittman, Lenard Harstein, Anthony Suso, James Camp, Donald Madura, John Duich, Robert Lacich, Joseph Yazvac, Alfred Paulekas, Frank Duby, Mike Dzurinda, Ronald Marks ,William Ellis, Leroy DeBrakaleer, Samuel Sava, James Moss, Paul Amico, Joseph Mirizio.El Circulo Espanol To provide a social atmosphere in which students may use their knowledge of Spanish phrases and customs is the main purpose of El Circulo Espanol under the direction of Miss Mary Brown. A passing grade in Spanish is the only requirement for membership. During the meetings which are held at regular intervals, the members hear speakers tell of Mexico or South America, see Spanish movies, play games, sing and dance, or hold fiestas in traditional Spanish style. They therefore have a chance to see Spanish customs and traditions become a reality. Since all students of the Spanish I and II classes are members of El Circulo Espanol, it is one of the largest organizations in the school. All Spanish students therefore benefit greatly by learning the fascinating drama of Spanish customs in a social atmosphere. 94El Circulo Espanol BOARD-OFFICERS President ....................................... James Pedas Vice President............................ Thomas Lewis Secretary .......................................Eileen Zahariou Treasurer ........................................ Mary Zahariou Advisor .............................. Miss Mary Brown George Lewis Lois Steibly Julentha Frank GROUP I FIRST ROW: Miss Mary J. Brown, Pearl Gutierrez, Dorothy Carine, Sophie Sari- balas, Theresa Zukero, Mildred Balach, Donald Golub, Richard Luce, Pete Chiodo, Robert Zickar, Vincent Pacileo, David David, Raymond Ianniri, Joseph Scarvell. SECOND ROW: John Kova, Richard Davis, Helen Kovulla, Lena Repas, Robert Kramerich, Eleanor Grande, Joseph Jelinek, Joseph Tarcy, Lloyd Coleman, William Cipriano, Lucius McKay, John Lazich, Andrew Apisa, Edward Goda. THIRD ROW: Charles Hoagland, Frances Luin, James Dunn, Martha Bruce, Marian Quarterson, Jean Shupienis, Julius Perry, Robert Stewart, Roland Tallarico, Anthony Venetti, Norbert Stefanick, Robert Toskin, Edward Dyll, Mike Sabo, Gerald Paulson, Pedro Calleja. FOURTH ROW: Serena Tizio, Alberta Zukero, John Maglery, Jerrold McDaniel, Howard Allen, Mike Behun, Walter Krickich, Ted Gregaroff, Thomas Bacon, James Wheeler, Ted Pedas, Patsy Abate, David James, Albert Rococi, Guy Alii, Louis Minkoff, Pete Restivo. GROUP II • FIRST ROW: Dorothy Poole, Norma Jackson, Anne Marie Hedrick, Rose Perriello, Rose Marie Quarterson, Irene Uhalie, Ida Greenberg, Mary Zahariou, Angela Rotell, Laura Ann Roskos, Charmaine Smith, Dorothy Testasecca, Mary Zipay, Patricia Carine, Rebecca Pedas. SECOND ROW': Freda Anastasas Eileen Zahariou, Julentha Frank, Dorothy Bucholz, Sally Capson, Mary Barbara Hardy, Josephine Gabella, Anne Louise Nemetz, Cathryn Rombold, Anne Stickle, Mary Gierchak, Edith Robinson, Antoniette Toriello, Amelia Scarmack, Lois Steibly. THIRD ROW: Annette Stepanchak, Helen Lazich, Jacqueline Kosiorek, Gloria Chiodo, Pauline Zukas, Dolores Schuster, Arlene Santelli, George Lewis, Frank Zickar, John Palko, Thomas Lewis, Robert Schuster, Daniel Russo, William Gag-liardi. FOURTH ROW: William Anderson, Anthony Mason. Wrilliam Gargano. John Sed, Nick Cindea, John Mikulas, James Pedas, George Salem, Mike Lingner, Joseph Ference, Emil Marenchin, Oliver Alston, Eugene Mostrog, Robert Baltuz, Achilles Mouganis.BEAUTY CULTURE, LIBRARIAN’S ASSISTANTS, HOME ROOM xMANAGERSBeauty Culture Department During open house on Parents’ Night, November 13, 1945, one of the most popular departments visited by hundreds who witnessed the girls at work was the Beauty Culture Department under the direction of Miss Eva Guanciale. Another popular event sponsored by the department is the Annual Style Show which is open to guests by invitation only. Junior Members SEATED: Sadie Salandria, Rose Bunyak, Barbara Jarwin, Betty Babos, Marie Chiodo, Juliann Rehak, Dolly Vellente. STANDING: Jessi Fill, Genevieve Juchnewich, Irene Hotsic, Adeline Mancini, Miss Eva Guanciale. Librarian Assistants The librarian’s assistants have complete charge of distributing and receiving books, keeping current events on file, and preserving the general appearance of the Library. Many students report to the Library daily for reference work, recreational reading, reports, and other material that has been assigned for classroom discussion, themes or debates. Hundreds of books are issued for outside reading reports. To help the students to use and to understand the Library thoroughly is the purpose of the Library staff. FIRST ROW: Irene Yevechak, Evelyn Easterling, Patricia Carine, Norma Jean Griffin, Alice Davis, Frances Franek, Dorothy Bucholz. SECOND ROW: Dolores Wlodarski, Marion Quarterson, Cathryn Rombold, Mrs. Downey, Pauline Zukas, Estelle Dankoff, Helen Komar. THIRD ROW: Martha Shaffer, Irene Hostic, Rose Bunyak. Home Room Managers To assist in carrying out home room business and routine, to discuss current home room, class and school problems, to promote and encourage students participation in class and school activity, war campaigns, and school athletics, and to further these aims are the purposes of the Home Room Managers who represent each home room in the school. FIRST ROW: Beverly McGee, Catherine Giovanella, Peggy Biga, Joanne Franek, Pauline Klutcher, Rose Marie Yevechak. SECOND ROW: Lorna Bukus, Julentha Frank, Gusty Leftheris, Loretta Marks, Walter Thomas, Joseph Scarville, Richard Broscoe, David Joseph. THIRD ROW: Thressa Paglia, Doris Miles, Mildred Klapak, Richard Thompson, Josephine Gabella, Dolores Patrizzi, Cathryn Rombold, Jerry Paulson, Roland Tallerico. FOURTH ROW: Rose Marie Dorulla, Phyllis Kretchek, Margie Bacon, Madeline Petrick, Beatrice Williams, Theresa Sed, Helen Minkoff, Lois Steibly, Clarence Dobrowski, Julius Perry. FIFTH ROW: Thomas Ballish, James Golubich, David Vermeire, John Volansky, John Dyll, Theodore Pedas, George Salem, Raymond Pawlak, Nick Cindea, Frank Zickar, George Kramerich.Beauty Culture Model ShowBeauty Culture Model ShowThe Night Rider Staff EDITOR-IN-CHIEF William Anderson MANAGING EDITOR LITERARY EDITOR STAFF ARTIST Anne Louise Nemetz Elaine Lobl Robert Bogdan FEATURE EDITORS COPY EDITORS ADVERTISING MANAGERS Ruth Collins Phyllis Williams Rose Perriello Marcelene DeBastiani Mary Zahariou Joanne Stefanak Josephine Gabella FEATURE WRITERS Peggy Biga Anne Nicastro Delores Schuster James Golubich STAFF TYPISTS Juanita Davis Juanita Ponder William Higgins Dorothy Poole Josephine Reda ADVISORS Miss Mary J. Brown Miss Olga Gojdics Miss Anne Gojdics REPORTERS Dorothy Brindley Mary Louise Bacoii Melvin Bialko Kora Crumby Mary Deronja Thomas Ford Joanne Franek Julentha Frank Mary B. Hardy Jack Esposito Gloria Hyatt Juanita Matuscak Alex Paul James Pedas John Valeriano Irene Ruffo Edith Robinson Juliann Rehak Jean Shupienis Frances Sabo Eleen Zahariou Madeline PetrickThe Night Rider Managers FIRST ROW: Miss Olga Gojdics, Catherine Lucas, Shirley Moder, Jacqueline Reda, Julentha Frank, Rose Perriello, Anthony Rotell, Marcelene DeBastiani, Mar-celene Chess, Sandy Crivello. SECOND ROW: William Scanlon, Joanne Stefanak, Myrtle Belmont, Robert Zickar, Richard Broscoe, Loretta Marks, Elaine Lobl, Joseph Grzeszak, Lois Davis, Louis Mercurio. THIRD ROW: Dolores Haney, Shirley Bastide, Joseph Iacino, Walter Kaletka, Mary Deronja, Helen Kraynak, Paul Amico, Barbara Sarchett, Adele Dicke, Irene Hotsic, William Higgins. FOURTH ROW: Carmen Aiellio, Vera Skladanek, Alvin Vermeire, Gloria Chiodo, Samuel Sava, Lee Mittman, Donald Pisegna, Helen Minkoff, Lois Steibly, Paul Holodnak, Daniel Lenzi. HOME ROOM MANAGERS Home room Night Rider managers, under the supervision of Miss Olga Gojdics, sell the school newspaper to the students in their respective home rooms, keep the financial records for their groups and report their totals to their advisor. They also keep the mailing lists up-to-date. Indirectly each manager learns to handle money and to keep records. In addition to the home room managers, the Night Rider advisor selects two students to solicit advertisements from the business firms for the Night Rider. THE EDITORIAL STAFF The twofold purpose of The Night Rider is to provide publicity for the school and to give students an excellent educational laboratory in which they may learn the background of newspaper technique. All interested students with writing ability may become a reporter on the newspaper staff, but editorial positions are filled only by members of the Journalism class taught by Miss Mary Brown, advisor of The Night Rider Staff.The 1946 Reflector Staff 102The 1946 Reflector Staff THE EDITORIAL STAFF ADMINISTRATION CLASSES ACTIVITIES Michalcnc Terpack Mary Louise Bacon Lucille Broderick Mary Louise Bacon Catherine Rombold Mary Semanovich ATHLETICS PHOTOGRAPHS LITERARY Ernest Hartsky Obie Cricks Alfred DeBonis Jack Esposito ASSOCIATES Mary Louise Bacon Mary Semanovich Martha Oluich Marcelene DeBastiani Antoinette Dcmico Mildred Cherhit Rose Marie Dorulla Dolores Santell Alice Cole Ida Donatelli Juanita Davis Juanita Ponder ASSISTANTS Dorothy Poole Anne Meleky Eva Jankovich Mildred Pugliese Shirley Lloyd Jacqueline Santell Mary Louise Toskin Edith Mercurio Frances Iacino Margaret Bears Rose Muscarella Theresa Trotta THE SUBSCRIPTION STAFF HONOR ROLL Loretta Marks Norma Jackson Rose Marie Dorulla Muriel Jones Helen Gondek Richard Marks Mary Saribalas Cathryn Rombold Ruth Collins Mary Louise Toskin John Hurayt Margaret Trozzo Theresa Trotta Nancy Metz Robert Winslow Mildred Cherhit Lillian Christoff Geraldine Schmidt Theresa Flack Betty Cefrick Alfred Debonis STAFF MEMBERS Agnes Karabincik Juanita Ponder Norma Jackson Eleanor Skarica Esther Truman Marcelene DeBastiani Edythe Brown Rose Napolitan Shirley Lloyd Ann Vasile Helen Minkoff Dorothy Poole Alex Paul Anne Krizancic Mary Louise Kollar Juanita Davis Margaret Bears Catherine Perry Ida Donatelli Carmella Alter Rose Svetina Jane Kaletka Regina Kowolczyk Lenora Burt Rozella Palumbo Martha Oluich Martha Shaffer Frances Chirikas John Valeriano Barbara Ann Carin Clara Russo Irene Dclata Mary Duich Mary Lou Sposito Rosalie DeSantis Carolyn Mattozzi Michaelene Terpack Charlotte Adams Margaret D’Amico Alice Cole Antoinette Toriello Estelle Skrypski Ellen Balach STAFF ADVISOR Miss Esther A. B. ZentzFarrell Senior High School Alma Mater Hail to the Blue and Gold, Hail ever hail! Thy sons with voices bold Thee ever hail. Our hearts will always be Loyal and true. 104 Hail ever hail to thee Our Gold and Blue.IPHOTOGRAPHS Gold-Tone Studios Esther Rcutman, Manager Sharon, Pennsylvcnia ENGRAVINGS The Northern Engraving Electrotype Co. Canton, Ohio PRINTING AND BINDING Miller, Pyle Street Albert B. Street, Owner New Castle, Pennsylvania COVERS The Mueller Art Cover and Binding Co. Cleveland, Ohio


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