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■5F ■ -3RK ( Published by the Senior Class State Teachers College is Fitchburfy Massachusetts m % axilmcie 1957 t £- , ■••■ ; U X TABLE OF CONTENTS ...and thoughts of untold youth soared high... President ...while only joy came nigh... Organizations ... ' twas then with vision clear we chose... Seniors carry thy ideals on... Dedication ...with courage strong... Sports ...youth and age united claim... Fac ul ty The Saxifrage yearbook feels that the above quotations from the Alma Mater represent the sections tabulated. ■M PRESIDENT ' S MESSAGE To The Class of 7957 You are graduating from college at a time when your professional skill and knowledge are in great demand. Your opportunities to advance in your chosen field are unlimited. May you prove worthy of the priceless heritage that is yours and that you are qualified to pass on to those you teach. May your Alma Mater always be proud to claim you among her sons and daughters. Ralph F. Weston, President ? 1 PRESIDENT WESTON and his secretary Mrs. Priscilla Arnold DEAN OF INSTRUCTION DR. Ill II B. ROSS, and her secretarj Miss Nell Newell DEAN OF WOMEN JOSEPHINE BOLGER - j fc .-, % y J ' C»i fr 1. -A . - - . H .while onlq joq came nigh BT m SAXIFRAGE BOARD CO-EDITORS SEC. -TREASURER BUSINESS MANAGER ART EDITOR WRITE-UPS CIRCULATION ORGANIZATIONS ADVERTISEMENTS PHOTOGRAPH Y-CANDIDS DIRECTORY CLASS HISTORY BEATRICE KENNEY JOSEPH CLISHAM JUDITH CONNORS (Absent from picture) JOSEPH DONNELLY BARBARA GAY GILBERT TREMBLEY MARGARET NAGLE PATRICIA O ' BRIEN EDNA LAVEZZO JOANNE COLE ELLEN LEHTONEN ELIZABETH MURPHY MARY ANN ROBBINS MILDRED ALLARD i ry year the Senior Class entru sts to a selected group of fourteen, the publication of their own yearbook. Named for the school symbol, the Saxifrage Flower, this publication is an individual souvenir for each graduate of his college days and a record for the college of that particular class. - dance is symbolic of the completion and distribution of the college yearbook. The ,i . Board lias had a busy and exciting ' 56- ' 57 year. hey have entertained the student body, had frequent suppers at Dr. Ross ' s, engaged a publisher who flies to meetings, and lost their original editor to West Point. rse this publication knowing we have endeavored to do our best. ACKNOWLEDGMENT With deepest gratitude, the Sax Board of 7957 gratefully acknowledge the untiring efforts of its sponsor, Dr. Helen B. Ross. Her guidance, patience and understanding played a tremendous part in the successful comp letion of this publication. The Sax Board STUDENT GOVERNMENT PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER SPONSORS GEORGE JAMES JEAN FLICOP KATHERINE FLYNN GIL TREMBLEY MR. McMURRAY MISS BOLGER MR. GOLDMAN DR. DEAN The Student Government Association, formerly called the Student Co-op Council, was instituted in 1937. " he name was changed last spring to create an organization which would be a governing body rather than purely a co-op society to distribute money and to plan social activities. overning body also acts as a liason agency between the administration and the student body. Its major purpose is to coordinate all school functions within this college in order to achieve variety, harmony, and unity. I lus year its members have helped in promoting the college dances and proms, the Carnival Week-end, the U.A.A. and M.A.A. organizations, and the newspaper, each with its individual success. ition to its numerous traditional activities, the Student Government this year sponsored a rally for basketball uniforms, gave the commuting associations a boost with a hot drink machine and engaged in various successful fund raising endeavors to meet the needs of the entire student body. itudent Government, although handicapped because of changing traditions, feels they have made a h the continue i ration ol the students and the faculty, we feel that they will continue in their [ t to improve satisfy, and unifj the extra and co-activity program at F.T.C. K AM PUS VUE CO-EDiTORS SPORTS EDITOR NEWS EDITOR HELEN AMOR, BRUCE GREALEY ANN BEAULIEU JACK KRAEMER BUSINESS MANAGER BETTY ROBINSON Among the organs which are available for student expression of views relating to matters pertinent to student life is the Kampus Vue. Composed of 25 members, the staff strives to effect an impartial and unbiased dissemination of news. During the year, the Kampus Vue received recognition as being one of the best teachers ' college papers in the United States. The issue- on Special Education commanded attention throughout New England. I ' nder the direction of Dr. Michael the Kampus Vue successfully completed another year of publication. OUTING CLUB PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY ALTERNATE SEC. TREASURER SPONSORS JOHN McDEHMOTT NANCY WHITE MARION PICUCCI GERTRUDE GORDON JAMES FOTOPOULOS DR. CLARK MISS ASSELTA The Outing ( Lib with us SO members sirms to promote student interesi in outdoor activies and to intergrate social and outdoor recreation. Some of the year ' s events ate a square dance, .1 hike up Mt. Monadnock, skating at Cogshall Park, a ski weekend, swimming parties ai the .M. , i " l ■« hike hike. Lor the vigorous, t iva ious group oi students at the ( ollege tins organization pro- vides outlets lor .ill tin n tr.i energy. MILLER HALL PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER FRESHMAN REP. EDNA LAVEZZO MARGARET NAGLE DEBORAH ALDEN MARY WILSON PATRICIA SHIPPEE The Miller Hall Council was founded with the building of Miller Hall as a women ' s dormitory. It is composed of five members: a Senior President; a Senior Vice President; a Junior Treasurer; a Sophomore Secretary; and a Freshman representative. The purpose of this organization is to govern the women ' s dormitory and to provide for better group living. cavities in the dormitory began this year with the Freshman Initiation and their Talent Show which proved to be a very enjoyable evening. I he Freshmen retaliated later in the year with a wonderful new idea, " Whoopie Nite " . During this evening, fair turn-about play occured by which the Freshmen properly initiated the Seniors. ear, besides the annual Halloween Dance, Turkey Trot, and the Christmas Party, they had an hilarious hayride. It was, to say the least, a wee bit cramped, but no one seemed to mind. months and throughout the Spring found Miller Hall girls clicking fast and furiously the designs of popular socks. - " will always be a memory connected with the women ' s dorm, helpful and truly devoted to " her pirls " is the housemother, Mrs. Ruth Phillips. 1 and advisor is this woman who will never be forgotten by those who know and love her. PALMER HALL PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER SENIOR RE : . JUNIOR REP. SOPHOMORE REP. SPONSOR JOSF TINO I JACI : RS ROBER ' : TOM HO:- MR. ROGER HOI. Striving for and attaining, as much as possible, a self-governing dormitory, is the main objective t the " Dorm Board " at Palmer Hall. Each class is represented on this board to express views on pertinent matters concerning the li s ol .ill dormitory students. Palmer Hall is known tor its jovial hristmas parties and social hours. The dorm picnic is always a feast ol leasts. new leature in the dormitory this year is the ur popular billiard table. For those who have the time and skill, thi iffords man) hours ol enjoyment. Their friend and reliable sponsor. Mr. Holmes, has guided them throughout the year with his ad good nature. The men ot Palmer Hall are fortunate in having him as their supporter. COMMUTING WOMEN ' S ASSOCIATION Left to Right Bottom Roiv :e Desmond, Sophomore Rep.; Betty Cote, Treasurer. Top Row ioyden, Junior Rep.; Judy Connors, Senior Rep.; Joanne Cole, President; Irene Sullivan, Sophomore Rep.; !argot Morin, Junior Rep. Absent from picture Irene Danielson, Vice President; Jane Le Clair, Shirley Betts, Freshman Representatives Remaining loyal to their motto of " serving all well in all ways " , the commuting women could be found doing anything from painting walls, cleaning lockers, and serving coffee and donuts, to sponsoring school wide activities such as the Fall Fashion Show. One of their important functions each year is their joint Christmas party with the CM. A., always a memorable occasion. Every commuting woman is a member of this organization, which forms a large portion of F.T.C. Playing cards, doing homework, listening to the radio, assisting with class work, or just resting are the typical activities in their downstairs lounge. The board endeavors to establish a comfortable atmosphere despite the challenge presented by various renovations. Under the capable leadership of Miss Bolger, the Commuting Women ' s Board strives to satisfy the growing needs of the association. COMMUTING MENS ASSOCIATION Left to Right John Oliva, Treasurer; Arthur Mulrain, President; George Dunne, Vice President Absent from picture Joseph Carlomaqno, Secretary Sponsor Dean Philip McMurray A great percentage of the male students at T.C. are commuters. In order that they may be brought more closely to the activities at the college, a Men ' s Commuters Association is in operation. It numbers 200 in membership. The C.M.A. ' s lunch and game room, with its cards, checkers, radio, and other sources of relaxation, has often been the scene of many a discussion or debate. The important events of this past year have been a lunch for incoming Freshmen, commuters ' picnic, and the famous clam bake. This association is an asset and necessity to our campus because of the activities it sponsors and the gap il tills in the life of the male commuter. . GLEE CLUB One of the most talented organizations on the campus is our Glee Club. Its 60 members are dedicated to the enjoyment and appreciation of Choral Singing. The initial event of the year was .the Mid-Winter concert held in the Herlihy Auditorium on January 14. The April production of " Kittiwake Island " more than justified the months spent in rehearsal. This club well represents the college by its casual singing dates at P.T.A. ' s, clubs, and schools. This year our Glee Club displayed its talents for the Leominster, Fitchburg, St. Bernard ' s, and Athol High Schools under the more than able leadership of its genial director, Mr. Richard Kent. PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRET TREASURER LIBF SPONSOR PHILIP TARDANICO DOROTHY REINBOLD GERTRUDE GORDON ELMER BALLARD ALICE DESMOND IRENE SULLIVAN MR. RICHARD KENT THE FITCHBURG PLAYERS The Fitchburg Players previously known as the Dramatic Club has always thrilled and held their audiences. Thornton Wilder ' s " Long Christmas Dinner " was presented this year. The spring production was Shakespeare ' s " Twelfth Night. " Promoting interest in theater workshop, and helping and developing students to understand the techniques of stage production are the major purposes of this organization. Truly talented students will long be remembered for all their activities with the Fitchburg Players. PRESIDENT VICE PRESII SECH ■ SPONSOR JOHf. - NEWMAN CLUB This club is well remembered in the minds of all T.C. ers for its spiritual leadership, Communion Breakfast, Spaghetti Supper, and well known speakers. The purpose of this club is to foster spiritual, intellectual, and social interests of the Catholic students at T.C. All denominations have been seen passing through the portals of St. Camillus to benefit from its advantages. The chaplin. Father Daniel O ' Brien, must be mentioned for he is an indisputable asset to T.C. and all its members. PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT CORRES. SEC. REC. SEC. TREASURER SPONSORS TONY DIAS JUDITH PIERCE JEAN HOWE MARY MURPHY HERB O ' CONNOR DR. MARY LONG MR. JOSEPH UNDERWOOD STUDENT CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION The Student Christian Association provides religious activity which plays an important part in giving the student a well-rounded life. Worship, study, and action are keynotes of the S.C.A. Never ceasing to enrich their knowledge the S.C.A. visited the Jewish Synagogue to foster better understanding between those of different faiths. The annual S.C.A. -Newman Club Christmas caroling was well participated in once again. The S.C.A. was host to the school for the Fall Weenie Roast at Cogshall Park, and the winter square dance at which Dr. Brennan served as caller. The annual installation of officers was held at the Cathedral in the Pines. J he Keverand Dr. Bennett provides spiritual guidance and inspiration to all its members. PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER SPONSOR JAMES FOTOPOULOS VIRGINIA CRANDALL DEBORAH ALDEN MURRAY SMITH MR. KOEHLER H JUDAIC CLUB This year marks the introduction of the Judiac Club. This club began in the spring of ' 56 with three important objectives to meet. To promote interest in Jewish religious affairs and Jewish cultural heritage; to serve the interest of the college community in these matters; and to relate the Jewish community in this area to the school, are their aims. Though small in size, this group is bound to increase in membership. Could one of the possible reasons be the delicious Kosher food served at meetings? Vie wish this new group every success in the realization of their objectives. PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT REC. SECRETARY CORRES. SEC. TREASURER SPONSOR BEATRICE MINDEL BURTON COFMAN ARLENE BARENT BARBARA WESTERMAN GERALD Lf DR. LEONARD GAVALEER SOCIETY Founded with the ideals of improving intellectual, social, and athletic activities, this society is the oldest club on campus. These men are also known for their athletic ability which they display in the intramural sports. The first event of the year was Initiation Week-end which is noted for instilling the true spirit of this society into its future members. Kagle ' s Hall was the scene for the Christmas Dance sponsored by the Gavaleer Society and the Student Government. Other club activities include the Gav-Hawk formal and the annual Installation Banquet. The Greek letters, Lamba, Phi and Sigma denoting leadership, light, and strength, are a known symbol of the men in black and gold jackets. " Amici, " the club ' s pledge is engraved forever on the hearts of these brothers. PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER SPONSORS DOUGLAS IDE GIL TREMBLAY BERNARD McGUIRL JAMES UNDERWOOD MR. FITZGERALD MR. UNDERWOOD MOHAWK CLUB Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the Mohawks strive to promote cooperation in the school; to increase social welfare in student life; to foster professional improvement; to gain the benefits derived by the organization; and to promote atheletic achievement among its members individually and collectively. The first big activity this year was Initiation Week-end. Fun-Nite was a real treat this year with the ToKalon Society contributing their feminine talent. The annual Penny Sale was a big part of the night, but most remembered is the variety show and its top-notch talent. The sympathetic understanding of this club is shown in the " Toy For Joy " booth at Christmas time which benefits underprivileged children. May the Mohawks continue onward with their fine reputation and always be united in one symbol, Soangetaha. CHIEF WALTER WARRINER MEDICINE MAN JOHN WALSH KEEPER OF THE WAMPUM FRANK SCATURRO SCRIBE BURTON COFMAN SPONSORS DR. LEONARD DR. CROWLEY ■ 5 bbbW ' ' «a .- fc ttw | » J ■r K iMflr BT -k A wbbbi bVL ' jt b! ESOTERIC SOCIETY The Esoteric Society, founded in 1947, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The primary purpose of this club is striving to improve the human relationships of the student body. This society aims to set a good example for the college on the whole. In the fall of ' 56 nineteen new members were initiated into the fold. The Esoterics presented their annual show with more zest and talent than ever, much to the thrill of their audience. The Annual Dinner Dance was held in its fine splendor with its forty-four members in attendance. This society has adopted three Greek letters Phi Delta Pi as its symbol, denoting its motto, Charity, Honor, and Zeal. Uith this as its motto, the Esoteric Society will always stand high in the minds of F.T.C. PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER CORRES.-SEC. SPONSOR JAMES CONNOLLY RONALD BACHIOCHI EUGENE GRAVELINE JOHN DRAKE JOSEPH PIAZZI MR. FITZGIBBON J fcO »«. " ' ' TOKALON SOCIETY The ToKalon Society, founded in 1946, was the first women ' s society on campus. Its purpose is to stimu late interest in all college activities; to maintain a well rounded cultural, educational, and social program; and to act as a natural supplement to college activities by encouraging the development of leadership and personality. The year ' s activities started with the ToKalon Initiation in October. The ToKalon week-end opened with a smorgasboard and was climaxed with a dinner dance. Fun-Nite, performed jointly with the Mohawks, revealed many hidden talents. Other important events included the Snowball Christmas party, a hayride, swimming and bowling parties, and Alumni Tea. " Gnothi Seauton " , the motto of this society, will live long in the hearts of all its members. PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT REC. SECRETARY CORRES. SEC. TREASURER SPONSORS DIANE FREITAG MARY WILSON MARTHA JORDAN MARY CARR ELIZABETH MURPHY MISS RUTH DONOVAN MISS GERTRUDE FISKE iBtai , PHILODHMIC SOCIETY The Philodemic Society is celebrating its tenth year of organization. This is a group of girls bound together with the purpose of developing greater school spirit by active participation in work, sports, and all social affairs. The first event this year was the Initiation Week-end, at which new members were royally received, and alumnae were welcomed back. The big social affair of the Philo year was the Annual Philodemic Rose Formal at the " White Cliffs " of Northboro. The annual show, " Philo Holiday, " was a colorful and smashing success which climaxed the Winter Carnival Week-end. The banquet was held and seniors were presented with gifts to be long cherished. Fach Philodemic has a close feeling towards her sisters, her classmates, and her college, which can be summed up in their motto, " Fidus Achates. " PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT REC. SECRETARY CORRES. SEC. TREASURER SPONSOR GAIL CANEGALLO FRANCES MOODY CLAIRE BERUBE SUE CAISSE SHEILA HIGGINS MISS ELIZABETH O ' CONNOR ,; }| ! . 1K ADELPHIAN SOCIETY The Adelphian Society, founded in 1949, was organized to join together a group of girls of mutual interest to participate actively in college affairs, such as athletics and social functions. Their purpose is to help promote good will and feelings throughout the college. To open the year ' s activities, the Adelphian Initiation, was held in October which added ten new members to their organization. Their traditional formal dinner dance, held on December 1 at the Hotel Continental, was a great success and a good time was had by all. Other highlights of the year were the St. Patrick ' s Day Dance, the Adelphian Show, and the awarding of the Adelphian Scholarship. This year, this Society constructed a project of school-wide interest, consisting of a Christmas scene which was placed on front campus. In years to come they plan to add additional figures to this creche. The Adelphian symbols are " Sigma Alpha Delta " , which hold a true meaning for all members. PRESIDENT VIRGINIA MADDEN VICE PRESIDENT ELLEN LEHTONEN REC. SECRETARY JOANNE COLE CORRES. SECRETARY MARY BUTLER TREASURER MARY ANN BURNS HOSPITALITY CHMN. GERTRUDE GORDON sponsor mrs. Mcdowell EPSiLON PI TAU Epsilon Pi Tau fraternity is the only National Professional Organization in industrial arts and vocational education on campus. This college was accepted as a member in 1932. The objectives of this fraternity are to esteem the function of skill, to promote social efficiency, and to foster and reward research. There are monthly social gatherings where matters of professional interest are discussed. Membership is attained through merit shown in industrial arts classes. It is, indeed, an honor to be a member of this professional group. PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER SPONSORS CARLOS BLAKELY HARRY SETIAN MAURICE MOGE WALTER WARRINER MR. HARROD MR. JACOBSEN CLASS OF I960 PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER WILLIAM MINI NANCY JOHNSON NANCY BERG WILLIAM JOHNSTONE CO-OP REPRESENTATIVES BEATRICE NAGLE JOSEPH MAY SPONSORS MISS ASSELTA MR. JACOBSEN I he freshman class entered F.T.C. with a refreshing spirit, numerous talents, and green and white beanies. Under the able sponsorship of Miss Asselta and Mr. Jacobsen, they put forth a sparkling talent show, and an unequaled Carnival Ball. Despite their large number and the necessity for dorm students living in private homes, this class has displayed strong centralized effort and togetherness. May they persist in their spirit and achievements during their next three years to equal their very successful Freshman year. CLASS OF 1959 .Jr. ' ■ J Tj , PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER STUDENT GOVERNMENT SPONSORS JOHN BENOIT RENA PERRAULT SYLVIA MASON WALTER KOROSKI BARBARA BEN RONALD ROCHON MRS. WESTON DR. CLAI Filled with leadership and contributing much talent to our college is the ( lass ol 1959. No longer inexperienced I reshmen, the) have gained valuable knowledge to carr) with th m in the future j ears. Much to the surprise oi many, the- strong-men oi tins class tugged and tugged to victor) in the Freshmen-Sophomore Rope Pull. The Halloween Dan e, traditional!) " Spooky " , was .1 huge success due to the fine organization oi tin s class. CLASS OF 1958 PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER STUDENT GOV ' T. REP. ROBERT RICHARDS ANN BEAULIEU VIRGINIA CRANDALL WILLARD CHAISSON TEENA KIMBALL HOWARD MARCHIE I he ( lass of 1958 sped through its Junior year with all the success and spirit of the previous two years. " A ith Methods and Practice Teaching in their minds, the goals of Education became much clearer to them. The Highlight of the year was the Junior Prom. After three years of preparation they are ready to assume their positions as seniors. VICE PRESIDENT JUDITH CONNORS PRESIDENT THOMAS McMURRAY Special Education " Might-) Mouse " . ...our Pres Genna ' s little gem. ... " How ' s your I.Q.? " .... " What ' ll you have.? " t remendous Uncle Tom ' s kiddies those lonely rides home. Senior Class President Esoteric Society infectious giggle.. sniff—wild violets ..Johnny Apple Seed Elementary St. Pat ' s parties.. Ragsie, the secon good organizer. fan. Saxifrage, Secretary, Treasurer Class Vice President Kampus Vue, Treasurer, Business Mqr Commuting Women ' s Board, Treas., Social Chairman Philodemic Society, Secretary Newman Club ting Club Dramatic Club Basketball I Tennis TREASURER BRUCE GREALEY Junior High " Moo Maw " fifth grade fans " for the mountains? " T.C. % s W alt Disney athlete on the field-sport at heart big man in Saxonville Vues the Kampus ....defends us at the armory. SCA Outing Club Kampus Vue, Editor Mohawk Club Soccer Team, Co-Captain Basketball Team, Captain Baseball MAA, President Treasurer, Junior and Senior Class SECRETARY SHIR] EYD1 MIR II J u n i a r II i t ii " Shirl, the Whirl " summer school enthusiast — demon behind ' h,- wheel — " Tenni s, anyone ' " - ' . ' ■ buddy short, dark, and CUte you too can pi a) lli,- violin straight and ■ i pensi i e heels . Class Secretary Cheerleader, Captain WAA Board Adelphlan So S.C. . ? AS? f .J — - MMmm n MILDRED BOOKER ALLARD Elementary September bride lives for iveek-ends fourth for bridge geography enthusiast " Remenber those old tunes? " phone calls from Conn golden earrings . ■ MflnHBH HHI H BH CHARLES ATWOOD Junior High English expert. ...pipe smoker.... an accomplished, but unas suming musican transfer from II ollywood ....sociable conservative dres ser reserved manner. ■ 4 + ®0 wff ja. ' m,WMc RONALD BACHIOCHI Industrial Arts " Ron " energetic and always willing " Sure you do " loved by all food from home ....lucky with paste boards a possibility hot rod Olds ....Collector of rare books ....Middle Age History major? Esoteric Society, Treas., Vice Pres. Newman Club Outing Club Soccer Palmer Hall Dormitory Council r Mhfc ■ BRI ( I B VIRD Junior High Tu o can live ■ heaper than one.... ..leading rolt two production s th- . . u S ■ U nr «W? sY tH PALL BEALDET Junior High Geography major Alaska bound ....always a pleasant " hello " a jitterbug artist. ...someone worth knowing neat dres ser....a good student. Newman Club Glee CI JOANNE BARRETT £ e m e.n t a ry " A plus " in athletics ....H osmer days ...Oh. ' that car.. . T ownsend traveler.. ..half of the basketball duo. . .those sparkling eyes. Glee Club, Librarian Newman Club Outing Club Adelphian Society WAA, Senior Representative Basketball Volleyball. Field Hockey Softball 1 f, U - ' iif L- n -t- 9 1 ( ffJIW pSB- feSLS CARLOS BLAKELY Industrial A rts Carl a transfer student industrious.. ..craftsman. ..serious but congenial " I ' ll graduate one of these semesters- it seems to be a secret " will make a good teacher. Newman Club Gaveleer Society Epsilon Pi Tau, Treas., President ( KOI. [OY( I BLOOD Elementary Trans fer from Bridget ater Anchors A weigh — dail) devices transporta- tion woes — Pepperell ' s [ rizc substi- tute — krpt Dillon singing. .. alwc an armful of boo! Glee Club Arch Basketball Volleyball Tennis Swin,; Softball RAYMOND BONITZ . unior High " Ray " . ...the Old Sage. ...takes extensive class notes... .frequent visits to that third floor offic e .... " WITHOUT A SONG " . ... " who cares what people think? " ... .c onnois seur of fine cigars. A ROGER BROWN Industrial A rts Member of the W orcesler " we may be a little late club " quietly efficient a sport who enjoys sports serious student neat appearance ... .a friend in need. Newman Club Mohawk Club Intramural Sports Baseball . ' .-imuting Association hr, U-tSS A. . MARY ANN BURNS E lementary " Burnsie " .... Amherst bound.... " Where ' s the jam ses.sion? " summer resort- Hampton Beach infectious smile " What ' s new? " smart dresser one of the trio, SCA Adelphian Society, Treasurer % 5 . R I LIZ HI I I! HI I I.IK 7i entar) Tail and distinguished " Canadian ' ' " — Lut ) ' ■■ artist in detail flower grou er Mart - words — meticulous appearan Newman Club, Reccr | iry Adelphian Socir: Outing Club Field Ho SF ' ,V ' j_ei2 8. JOHN CAMERON Special I: ducation " Rod " a very dependable worker good mechanic ....dresses neatly soccer player full of spirit and enthu- siasm. ...blond crew cut. Class President Outing Club, President, Treasurer Mohawk Club Soccer SCA Men ' s Commuting Association GAIL FRANCES CANEGALLO Elementary- Deep blue eyes Jack of all trades — " How many lates have I taken this month? " sneezes by the dozens " Oh, I love to drive my Buick Laugh and the world laughs with you college philosophy whiz. Philodemic Society, President an Club ■ Board ting Club Glee Club v rnment m DANIEL CAR MOD Y Industrial A rts " Fancy Dan " . ...industrious.. ..easy going ' ' gotta get a car ' . expert flashy on basketball court... neat appearance. ...Worcesterite always ready to help. Mohawk Club JOSEPH CLISHAM J unior H igh " Joe " sharp man " Need any help? " " ow ' s it go in? " Marilyn and I jet right out to Clinton. .. .alway s an angle good dresser Math whiz! Gaveleer Society- Newman Club Saxifrage Board, Co-Editor Commuting Men ' s Association, Vice-Pres. BURTON COFMAN Junior High " Burt " hidden talents pleasant word {or all....TC ' s Billy Goodman.. .. " Solid Gold Cadillac " . ...bowls 24 strings for relaxation " is every hair in place? " Still waters run deep. Mohawk Club, Scribe Judaic Club Baseball Intramural Sports JOANNE COLE Elementary Smart dresser very enthusiastic " How are ' the puppets coming? " attractive blond famous for birthday parties C ommuting Women ' s main- stay where did the time go? Commuting Women ' s Association, Pres. Saxifrage Board Adelphian Society, Secretary Glee Club SCA Outing Club JAMI S [OS] I ' ll ( OWH.I.I lndu s trial A rts " Jim " — individualist Hi Sarge Dry Bones — gets things done someone at Miller serious curtain tunc mu h experience with life " ORl " ....■ tprt s 5i ' i --.... " ' S-P-E-i - - -,- Dramatic Club Student Government Outlnq Club Newman Club Intramural Sports Esoteric Society, Presid ' I DAVID CROWLEY JR. Industrial Arts " Crow " sincerity garnished with dry humor.. ..hill climber.. . . " H i Gang " Pots and pans.. all round guy who ' s tops with everyone a doggie born with sea legs lover and collector of odd signs jazz enthusiast. SCA ting Club Student Government Palmer Hall Dormitory Council teric Society ELIZABETH COTE ■ lementary " Betty " girl with the many cars quiet appearance " 1 must get some eggs " Meticulous appearance always hungry before noon sincere and reliable perfect little lady. Newman Club ToKalon Society Commuting Women ' s Board, Treasurer, Senior Representative WAA II c -k v IRENE DANIELSON E lementary " Oh, kids honestly " . ... " Rollerskates- ivhat for? " belongs to a trio no le.tter today daily trips to Gardner.. . .charming personality 3rd grade ' s Florence N ight ' ngale . ' ! Miss Calorie of ' 57. Glee Club, Secretary Commutinq Women ' s Association Vice President Adelphlan Society Newman Club l DVi VRD DeBl SSI Industrial rt .... individualist. ... " de best " .... ' " " ! rea . I opinion •. qui wit. ...super salesman sp ciality-Pii ...burns the midnight ml. Newman Palm, r JK mil %-J 9 X iF I r © tH JOSEPH DONNELLY Special Education " Joe " trips to Waltham ready, willing, and able. that jeep.. ..that professional attitude Irish humor. ... " My wife ' s a teacher, too. " Dramatic Club, Vice President Student Government, Treasurer Glee Club Gaveleer Society, Secretary Newman Club Saxifrage Board, Business Manager CAROLE ANN DOB IK RICHARDSON Special Education Rolls tone commuter athletically inclined many hair sty les... blazes ski trails tall and attractive summers at the sea shore calorie adder. Adelphian Society Outing Club Class Secretary SCA, Vice President WAA Board Field Hockey Basketball Tennis JOHN DRAKE Industrial Arts Constant diet of humor undisturbed and undisturbing " Invite your friends down for a few day s " s a mean trumpet. . ..voted most eligible bachelor victim of practical jokers. ...lost car in a snow storm ambition- to sing like Elvis. Esoteric Society, Treasurer Palmer Hall Council, Treasurer SCA Outing Club Epsilon Pi Tau KOBI K I DK1 Junior High " Bob " — pessimist claims lohgei 1 1 — " Now, wait a minute! " willing t " voice his strong run irtions ....commutes from Gardner I ■ in business.. ..Good attendanc i- . despite that cur. Dramatic Club Gaveleer Society ARTHUR DUFFY Junior High " Art " Edgerly ' s coach geography major transfer from B.U youthful appearance Post Office worker willing helper. Esoteric Society DONALD EKENGREN Industrial Arts " Ek " stands out in a crowd great conversationalist. ...undisturb- able W orcesterite late riser early morning coffee drinker... . " I adhere to the Nordic theory " THE GOLDEN TOE.. ..a sharp dresser.... checkers for lunch. Mohawk Club SCA . Commuting Association r :et £ SANDRA ELLIS Elementary Hikes daily to school loves DORM food " 250 freckles on my face — where? " grade 2 - old homestead.. ..smiling always " Here I am you lucky people " a friend to all. i HOWARD 1 l I KNER Industrial A rts " Howie " a sincere and thoughtful person a disciple of Mr. I. A will be one of the first passengers on a rocket ship to the moon mechanical drawing specialist deeply • in all academic cour SCA Epsilon Pi Tau NATALIE VIRGINIA FERRARI Elementary " Butch " closet full of clothes waits up for fire drills monogram sweaters pert, perky and peppy eyes that glitter " Good Morning Merry Sunshine " . ToKalon Society Newman Club Kampus Vue, Exchange Manager Outing Club Cheerleaders Basketball Volleyball Field Hdckey ROBERT FINNERON N ewlywed Air Force returnee... . scholarly easy going manner dry sense of humor Florida vacations. JOHN FLANAGAN Junior High Seen with John and P aul... .Cadillac transferred from B.U steady Glee Club member displays interest in all classes Hi-Fi bug.. ..carries a briefcase . Glee Club Newman Club ' K. I IIERINE FLVNN Special Education " Kay " " Mother was a Freshman " spa pillar tireless worker for nil causes a prrfect lady enviable personality " Wait a minute and I ' ll run home and grt it. " Class Vice President ToKalon Society Student Government, Secretary vtfm V D E D February 21, 7 957 Dear Dr. Michael, Throughout the past four years, we the Senior Class have become increasingly aware of your consistent fairness, thoughtful understanding and sincere consideration of us. Although we will not be under your direct authority in the future your professional principles and ideals shall influence our lives. It is therefore with heart felt thanks we dedicate this Saxifrage to you, Dr. Richard B. Michael. The Class of 7957 DIANE FREITAG Elementary Sparkling blue eyes... .fresh air lover — the epitome of efficiency " Any- one for artifical respiration? " always up to the minute on everything " Oh, those freshmen subjects ! " .. ..takes superb class notes. ToKalon Society, Vice President, Pres. Newman Club CWA Kampus Vue WAA RICHARD GARVEY Junior High Sings to his wife great basketball coach takes daily trips to the Bernardian Bowl " What big feet you have Mr. Garvey! " blushing pink smile " It ' s going to be a BOY " ....Daddy-Oh! Gaveleer Society BARBARA GAY Junior High " B. Gay " T.C. ' s Rembrandt knee socks and sneakers ....jewel bug eat, drink and be merry Mrs. P ' s prankster. Newman Club Adelphian Society Dramatic Club, Vice President Cheerleaders, Manager Outinq Club Saxifrage Board Kampus Vue WAA Board I WU;S GODLEY Junior High " Jim " interesting conversational! t ....9 years to get through TC.dt of skiing Henrietta ' s gnnr " Oh, to be in merry England Joe College. GERTRUDE GORDON Elementary " Trudy " pleasant personality genuine " Need a poster? " — see her my little brother, Scott. ..-.abilities unlimited to know her is to like her that " Alice in Wonderland " look. Outing Club, Secretary, Alumni Sec. SCA, Vice President Class Vice President Glee Club, Secretary Dramatic Club Adelphian Society, Hospitality Chmn. HAROLD GOREY Industr ial Arts Super sales man.... extensive vocabulary " In rebuttal " master printer quiet and unimpos ing professional appearance serious and deliberate thinker. %mm Wtakovn-s GALEN GREEN Industrial A rts Transferred from Har-vud deep convictions acedemic has printers blood in him careful worker.. ..quiet and unimposing. 1 B !Ui i: 1 1 l I ' ow i GR] I NB1 RG S per id I ■ ' ! u r ul ion " E bbie " Springfield, Miami. Fitchburg, Columbus Vovi m ber bride that southern i mul trained ii campus. MARTHA HAZEL E lementary Class interrogator typical model can ' t see a thing without her glasses " Anyone want to go to the Spa? " neat dresser year round student pixie profile. ToKalon Society WAA Commuting Women ' s Association Newman Club Kampus Vue Dramatic Club ELIZABETH JANE HEWITT E lementary " Betty " dorm ' s fashion model I. A. whiz? athletic, believe it or not magic finger 101 pounds and still on a diet laissez fair e attitude. SCA Adelphian Society ' Board Archery - n -u I SHEILA ISABEL HIGGINS Elementary " Hig " reasons for driving 30 miles " On the old Fall River Line " party, party peppy gal on campus... gruesome giggle Goldilocks . Newman Club Philodemic Society, Treasurer Outing Club WAA T - I Wl I HOI SI I.I. ■ lem entary Card Shark anything for a laugh.. Why carry books? TC ' s h :art Athol commuter that early • break. ...neat as a pin. Glee Club SCA pP flfl a TfiSSS y -;fKh v DOUGLAS IDE Industrial A rts " Doug " union organizer — proud daddy of Mike curious mind sincere and dependable — speciality —wood butchering aspires to be a basketball official. Gaveleer Society Epsilon Pi Tau Newman Club Men ' s Commuting Board, President GEORGE JAMES Industrial A rts Indefatigable worker. .. .LA . all the way ....dependable. ..outstanding war record ...most likely to succeed. ..proud father of little Mike master of all trades true TC spirit. Co-op Council Sophomore Class President Student Government, President Newman Club Epsilon Pi Tau Esoteric Society LUCY ANNE KALIF Elementary " What ' s scoopin ' ? " liquid diet.... stores and stores of clothes Lewis Bay Lodge. ..cute little pixie. .. " Kids, what ' ll I do? " love those dorm fire drills . Newman Club Outing Club ToKalon Society Field Hockey |OII K l l l I ml u •- trial A rt • " Jack " never knou he ' s around willing in give a help ing hand when the proud Finn. .. " ! : crnz rdi " Bach door I. !. Jk .1 ., ' • ' ' • THOMAS KILDAY Industrial A rts " Tom " that sparkling Irish wit could be a politician.... let ' s go skiing terror on soccer field the perfect gentleman " It runs good except for a few knocks " " beautiful " " is that right " a friend to all. Providence Chairman Worcester area Newman Clubs Esoteric Society BEATRICE EVELYN KENNEY Junior High Bea with the thousand hair styles fun and frolic on F isher ' s... conscientious and able ivhen you roll those eyes Lucy ' s partner in crime our Gibson girl blush. SCA, Vice President Outing Club Adelphian Society Saxifrage Board, Co-Editor Kampus Vue Field Hockey - EDNA ANNA LAVEZZO E lementary " Ed " Philosophy major love that smile. ...she gets letters. ...SHARON ' Massachusetts. chief " Do you see what I mean? " carpets from the looms of Mohawk. Dorm Council, Treas., Sec, President Saxifrage Board WAA, Vice President Philodemic Society, Vice President Newman Club Glee Club Outing Club I ELLEN LEHTON1 Elementary I t conscientious student always a friendly hello. ...can be found in the library. ...sports enthusiast H osmer commuter quiet ana itive staunch Glee Club meml Adelphian So . Glee Club, Secret ; Jn WAA Board Outing C] Saxifrage Be if SCA -I ROLAND LEVIN Industrial Arts " Bing " ... . " where is she? " ....quiet and determined... . " Gee Whiz " Wore I. A. enthusiast. . ways a tie Mr. Co-Operation.. ..sincere and thoughtful of others. ALDEN HOWLAND LUMBARD Industrial A rts " Lum " .... industrious. ...prefers nurses ....keys !. ' ! willing worker Roger ' s Raiders. ... " pots and pans Mary? " chow hound " and like that " . SCA Outing Club Mohav k Club Intramural Softball M=. ff y ARLENE LUOMA Elementary " Lady Precious Stream " " When I ' m Calling You " Grade 4 floater. ..daily ride from W e stminster no calorie problem. .. " We ' re all coming up, Mom " busy bee. SCA, Executive Board Glee Club Dramatic Club Outing Club, Vice President Adelphian Society i fOHN MUAI I ' Junior lli li Gardnerite — xpert profound thinker. ..witty mi - oing Hm k- of-the-Mnnth fan Stop a-. john Mcdowell Industrial A rts " Jack " Irish wit alias- Richie — Erin ' s tender tenor Nat King Cole ' s friend gales of laughter. ......South Street bandit.. ..always on time? one of the boys . Mohawk Club BERNARD McGUIRL Junior High " B ernie " basketball official rosy cheeks sharp dresser " H o-H o! " wry sense of humor loyal B ernardian alumnus ideal training situation. Gaveleer Society LOUISE McKELLICK Elementary " Lou " ardent cheerleader completely feminine radiant smile diligent student " clothes by McKellick " works at the Art Center. Newman Club Class Secretary Outing Club Adelphian Society, President Dramatic Club Cheerleader, Captain MARILYN M. Kl NSI1 A lementar) " I wi " — Hastings Hull commuter in y our Chevrolet outstand nalif) " H i,,n ii I have nou K— - y. m WILLIAM MICHAELS Industrial A rts " Bill " . ... " That ' s my B ill " . ...loves those Italian-Greeks ! loves to be teased Monday morning taxi " does my wife cook? " always smiling " T.C. ' s handyman " abitious possesses a friendly personality. ■ .|JBU|i I HUGH MILL Junior High " Hump " . ...cute dimples with big blue eyes boy what stories he can tell... " I ' ll have Hostess cupcakes " neat and conservative Clinton bound man of the world. Commuting Men ' s Association, Secretary Gaveleer Society BEATRICE MINDEL Elementary " Bea " ....MARVelous time.... June bride ... .neatness personified.., calm and collected sincerity in every way magnetic glow.. ..late for every meal. Outing Club WAA Adelphian Society Judaic Club, President MAI RI ! Mix, I Indus trui I I - • • " ■ri, us student math uir.n.i ; ' ■ " ••• . ' ■ enius ' " ' " 1 " " ■ V.9 ' ician with hands and ' Mohawk Epsllon Pi T i PHILIP MOLONEY Industrial A rt s " Phil " serious in everything.... gives a helping hand when needed... knows automobiles and ele ' ctricity best the little profes sor chivalry is not dead nervous ene rgy wise advice. Newman Club Outing Club Esoteric Society FRANCES ARLINE MOODY Elementary " Frannie " sings like a lark dignified, demure and daring trips to Dorchester the night has a thousand eyes ...crackers and cheese, anyone? the last one ready. ting Club- Glee Club Philodemic Society, Vice President, President Jb i HELEN MORAN Elementary Great joker clever remarks enjoys St. Patrick Day parties " How is the whist game coming? " One way to Manchester Geography major. Newman Club Philodemic Society Commuting Women ' s Association Secretary I D W Il» Ml LHOL1 WD Junior High " Da ■ " — • • ■ • ' .■ ■ . i late for history f rjsv distinguishing gray hair — ihr h % 1 • . , economic insight happy -go-lm Gaveleer So . Commuting Me ' .elation LOIS ANNE MULKEEN Elementary Demure and petite. ...loves tall men... " Don ' t worry about it " Better late than never... . " Oh, this metaphysical world! " thrifty shopper for hope- chest. ...ambition pers onified. Philodemic Society Newman Club Commuting Women ' s Association WAA ELIZABETH MURPHY Elementary " Murph " sincere friend personality plus double feature oh, that pony tail! sports enthusiast. ...lives for those special weekends. ...always willing to help loves grinders one of TC ' s best. ToKalon Society, Treasurer Newman Club, Secretary iting Club Cheerleader Student Government, Vice President Saxifrage Board, Directory 3oard, Treasurer, President MARGARET MURPHY Elementary " Peggy " sweet and lovely always worrying about tests ...headed for Green- ville! beautiful naturally curly hair geography lover? excellent first grade teacher has a full hope chest. Newman Club Philodemic Society Glee Club, Librarian, Vice President Outing Club Commuting Women ' s Association Representative MARC, KI r ELLEN N U,I I rntary " Peggy " " For Peti ' " sin friend ihcsr training days will • .... " Is the coffee ready, Hrs. ' . » ' Killing unrkrr full of good ide Newman Club Adelphlan So Student Government Miller Hall Dorm Council, Vl Saxifrage Board, Circulation Editor % OSCAR NAJARIAN Industrial Arts " Omar the tent maker " great athelete small in stature- large of heart the coach ' s buddy ■■•■ " take a break " ....loves fast cars the W orcester Express tried and convicted of illegally parking his camel in front of fire hydrant. Mohawk Club Baseball Team Basketball Team I ! ' t j„ JAMES MORGAN NOLAN Industrial Arts " Leiutenant ]im " ...J.V. coach. ..check those shoes his fiancee " Maureen Core " the reformation. ... " Why do men have to shave? " ...hard worker.... Eatons.... sharp dresser .... " I ' ve got a new system this year. " Esoteric Society Outing Club J.V. Basketball coach Palmer Hall Secretary Newman Club ' -CD ¥ JOHN O ' BRIEN Industrial Arts Dry wit friendly and considerate speciality- radio-announcing unlimited vocabulary I. A. all the way good draftsman serious student. Esoteric Society Student Christian Association MCA Outing Club Dramatic Club i s PATRICIA AW O ' BRIEN Special I: ducation " Pat " .... Herb ' s hearthrob.... revival meetings a Ford in her future diamonds are a girl ' s best friend outstanding organizer " All I want 01) tu -h. " Philodemic Soci- I mdinq S« Newman Club, Vice ! r utlve Board Saxifrage Board, Organlzatlr. Glee Club ■ I MIRIAN RANNE ft ILLS Elementary Tall, stately, and graceful the other half of the basketball duo the Lunenburg ambassador lady- like manner very good dancer always a willing helper. CWA, Treasurer WAA, Head of Basketball and Softball SCA Outing Club Adelphian Society, Vice President Field Hockey Volleyball :mming Archery Badminton Tennis MARION PICL ' CCI • ' I r mr n ! at " Picus " The life of the party sparkling dark brown eyes " F ooled " 63 Perry Como Italian cuisine Man) admirers ....Leominster commuter shutterbug. Newman Club Outing Club, Secretary W.A.A. Philodemic Society JACK RIVERS Industrial A rts I-A " The Bull " versatile person- ality fancies himself as a lover plays a mean horn great harmonizer gives fatherly advice " King of the Little Kids " has own philosophy of education not enough room to tell the whole story of the last four years. SCA, President Glee Club Esoteric Society Outing Club Kampus Vue Palmer Hall Board M ROBBINS Junior High Tall and slender willing math tutor In r s behind I SCA Saxifraq- - $ t MAURICE SALMINEN j unior High " Maury " transfer from Northeastern.. alu ays wears a bow tie deep thinker. home-owner. ..pleasant speaking voice.. February Grad. ROSEMARY ROHAN E lementary " Roe " hop, skip and a jump to school " sweet " salesgirl a little bit independent art at the Y real Irish beauty member of the happy trio. Philodemic Society Newman Club • e, FRANK JAMES SCATURRO Industrial Arts " Sea " spirit to match that of " 76 " a precious gift to committees always surrounded by the girls ... .proud Indian a friend to all gener osity without flourish stylish dresser. Newman Club Mohawk Club, Alumni Scribe Keeper of Wampum Sophomore Class, Treasurer Outing Club Palmer Hall Board, Secretary HARK 1 ) SI I I W Industrial I rt s " S, t " .... " ah, shucks " ' ....What are ■ making in I. I. nou ? Bongi that a ill t -,uh you i " sleep at thi ■ ....industriou s.... " I; , helper — varsit) letter craftsman outdoor t ■ • . SCA Outing C • Dramati Soc • MURRAY SMITH Junior High " Sloe " milkman, keep those bottles quiet always happy frequent prize-winner at home on stage or basketball court unassuming manner. Student Co-Operative Association Sophomore Representative SCA, Treasurer Glee Club, Treasurer or Class President . ' en ' s Association ' Jlub . .etball HOWARD SHEA Industrial A rts " Ed " P leas ant personality loves hunting deer. ...excellent host at cabins in V ermont... .owner of many kinds of motor vehicles ....neat and stylish dresser " maybe I ' m sticking my neck out but. " Outing Club Newman Club Esoteric Society h vm j ■V DAVID E. STONE Junior High " Stoney " active interest in sports., fatherly advice returned to the fold. party lover varied interests argumentative. ...a friendly hello. Esoteric Society, Executive Glee Club Outing Club SCA Soccer, Basketball, and Baseball Team Manager [OS] I ' ll TARAN I [NO Indus trial A rts " Joe " climbs the lull individualist frustrated by psychology " crafts- man ami meticulou s u eat tin s ? " . ..talented h Mr. I. I .... " u hat ' s thi ' ' think I ' ll give up smoki uying, or something " . Esoteric Sor Dra- Dormitor . J r. B ARTHUR TAROLLI Junior High " Art " mature outlook. enthusiast Athol taxi interested in high school teachers tall, dark, and handsome mainstay of bass section in Glee Club enjoys teasing people leer Society . ' .A. r- Club PHILIP TARDANICO Industrial A rts " Phil " traditionalist well-groomed... excellent host active in school affairs. ..terror of kitchen crew entertaining in intra-class soccer game s T.C. ' s Mr. Music... furniture artisian. Glee Club, President Newman Club Esoteric Society Epsilon Pi Tau Outing Club Freshman Class President hifm RACHEL THAYER Junior High Third finger left hand keen sense of humor ....Dr. Dean ' s assistant. ...the laugh that lasts and lasts ....dorm mailman. ...piano accompanist ....doesn ' t need Max Factor. SCA Outing Club Glee Club Adelphian Society WAA (, II. BERT TREMBLA Junior High " Gil " cab service active lass participant transfer (ram Clark satirical humor tr, vard manner reserved seat in Spa debates with Ray and Bob...loqua Gaveleer Society Kampus Vue Newman Club burg PI Saxifrage Board Stud,ent Government, Tr- CATHERINE VODOKLYS Elementary " Cathy " " What did you do this week end? " famous for writing the figure eight Hampton Beach is the greatest [tasting ' s howl an asset to any crowd. Commuting Women ' s Board Adelphian Society WALTER WARRINER Industrial A rts " Bud " ace on the soccer field gentleman and scholar.. . .alert sense of humor. ...great friend to all who know him " the trouble with II enrietta. " Mohawk Club Chief Epsilon Pi Tau, Treasurer SCA Soccer Team, Co-Captain - estra and Band king Club MARLENE WENZEL Elementary Sweet personality, full of rascality tremendous worker charming those everlasting training day s... .manuscript notes lost- one pocketbook winsome smile . BARBARA U ST1 KM Elementary Profile shots. ...dorm meals w, personal social calendar.. count to ten .. .outstare i the boiler room cafeteria. LENA MARGARET ANZALD1 " Lee " Trips to Baltimore pride ofATO... petite miss neat as a pin a loyal friend ... get the cook bool; .. ..not as quiet as you think. Newman Club Philadelphia Children ' s Hospital Cedarcrest Hospital Meridan District Nurse ' s Association Worcester State Hospital SHIRLEY ANN BIEHLER " Shir I " Manhattan live lobsters adopted Cape Codder sincerity and dependablity changeable as the weather. ...gladsome ac quaint- ance Chicopee. ir an Club iub ns Hopkins Hospital York Hospital -•rcrest Hospital -. ' .-.e ' s Association dug JUDITH ANN BOUVIER " Judy " V ersitility plus class hairdresser.. a hopechest that ' s almost filled " Let ' s have snack! " helping hand and winning smile music enthusiast true blue. Newman Club Johns Hopkins Hospital Crotched Mt. Rehabilitation Center Worcester State Hospital Worcester District Nurse ' s Association ! KII BROTH] RS ntious....high standards " Let ' s go out ' " — ! i, Baltin :rh morning — hi-fi enthusiast " I ' ll let on hair Newman Club Johns H ospltal Cedarcrest Hospital ■ ester [ I JUDITH ANN CLARKE " Judy " It ' s potato picking time. ... " earrings please " sincere loves to dance letters to answer. ...always remembers " just a dite " winning personality. Newman Club Johns Hopkins Hospital Worcester State Hospital Cedarcrest Hospital Worcester District Nurse ' s Association JOAN M. FLANAGAN " Ted " " Jack said.. " willing worker " I ' m hungry " .... " Any one for a party? " broke again. ...infectious laugh. .. .C onne cticut Y ankee. Sigma Alpha Delta Newman Club Basketball I and II Winter Carnival Johns Hopkins Hospital Cedarcrest Hospital . :an District Nurse ' s Association - f VERNA H. GILBREATII " Vern " Glossy natural locks green thumb baby doll p.j ' s neat in her person intellectu al keeper of the zoo " Oh! fudge! " S.C.A. Basketball I and II Glee Club I Johns Hopkins Hospital Cedarcrest Hospital Worcester State Hospital Worcester District Nurse ' s Association M0 DOROTHY MAR " V HUM " Dottie " Spark ling al .Danny ..naive but in Newman Johr Crc ji JANICE ALICE JOUBERT " Jan " A dependable friend artist in cookery knitting another sweater? hi-fi fan a born nurse " in about one minute, poww.. " a smile for every mile of life. Newman Club Johns Hopkins Hospital Crotched Mt. Rehabilitation Center Fall River District Nurse ' s Association. JANE ANN KERR Always the right word. ...time for a nap . ' and cigaretls conscientious. ... " W ho Done Its " good leader stands for her convictions . S.C.A. •■•■ York Hospital Cedarcrest Hospital Worcester State Hospital Crotched Mt. Rehabilitation Center ALICE LEAH KINGSTON " Sally " Weakness for red hair wedding plans for the spring sincere friend to all " Well! In Canada.. " " Don ' t- be a mot " unbounding en- ergy Shhh! Napping. Glee Club Winter Carnival Sigma Alpha Delta S.C.A. New York Hospital Cedarcrest Hospital Fall River District Nurse ' s Association Worcester State Hospital ' SHJ II. I | OR I I l 5 ' oped out al _ Jazz enthusiast. ...Club 71 " Oh, that ' I bought it in Yen York " ....i tionist in studies ana ....whinsi sarcasm . Newman Club Basketball I ann New York Hospital Cedarcrest Hospital Worcester St i1 Meridan Distr ESTER FRANCES LANDRY Those cashmere sweaters ....B ananu Boat Song lasting friend s hi ps dependable and sincere Oh! That sailor mischie- vous eyes. ...genuine Cape Codder. New York Hospital Cedarcrest Hospital Worcester State Hospital Fall River District Nurse ' s Association MARIE ROSALYN MACULIEWICZ " Mania " . ...Baltimore Blond Bombshell pink elephants very sincere. ...competent leader outdoor sports enthusiast Moonlite in Vermont Bretcheck. New man Club Basketball Carnival Ball Johns Hopkins Hospital Cedarcrest Hospital Worcester State Hospital Fall River District Nurse ' s Association ELIZABETH THERESA MAY Just call me Elizabeth, please ooh, those beautiful eyes Irish through and through... just another fall. ...knit one, slip two home town girl....neatne ss personified. Newman Club New York Hospital Worcester State Hospital Cedarcrest Hospital Fall River District Nurse ' s Association i G Ml I R VN I S PROSS1 R " The 8. ' •.... " ■ r ■■.... the night wat h i hip U ill 1 r La Childx Cedarcr : " al Worc- ester r JEAN BEVESLV RILEY " Ryl " " But who ' s got the prettiest ring?. ' " ee-ha--u ou ' time for the third lesson " my fee- an—say.. " ready , retort.. ..conscientious magnetic personality. Basketball I and II Philodemic Society Saxifrage S.C.A. New York Hospital Cedarcrest Hospital Worcester State Hospital Fall River District Nurse ' s Association ' r ' I THE CLASS OF 1957 PROUDLY PRESENTS ITS SPONSORS We, the sponsors of the class of 1957, are grateful for this opportunity to extend our best wishes to each and every member of the class. During the time we have had together, you have been most cooperative and have shown great spirit in the accomplishment of our class protects. May your days be fruitful in the pursuit of your chosen careers. Sincerely, RUJ 9. n( J CLASS SONG Loyal to Fitchburg long we shall stay Our hearts grow fonder of her each day V orking together through all kinds of weather Our Alma lAater for always. i If So wove the maroon and white banner high Let our voices raise up to the heaven We ' ll praise our Alma Mater to the sky We the Class of Nineteen Fifty Seven. ...with courage strong and hearts of song V ML kJ SOCCER ■I i The Falcons topped-off a successful season under the able direction of Coach Elliot. In conference play with a record of six wins, one loss, and one tie, they clinched second place. The loyal support of Dr. Matthew Brennan nas a definite asset to our team. Many of our players from this season are members of the graduating class. Although they ■a ill be greatly missed, there are competent men who vwll step in as first stringers next year. High scorers this year were Tom Kilday and co-captain Walter W ' arriner each with six lis. F.T.C. 1 Rice 1 F.T.C. Bridgewater 1 F.T.C. 4 Salem F.T.C. 3 Bridgewater 3 F.T.C. 2 Clark University 1 F.T.C. 6 Keene 1 F.T.C. 2 R.I.C.F. F.T.C. 1 Bradford Durfee Tech 2 F.T.C. 4 Johnson F.T.C. 1 Keene 1 BASKETBALL The opening of F.T.C. ' s 1956-1957 basketball season marked the debut of 1 ' erb O ' Connor as varsity coach. Herb coached the J.V. ' s last year, and this year became one of the few student coaches in college circles. Several veteran cagers and a fine crop of newcomers hooped for T.C. this season. The Falcons finished the season with 4 wins and 11 losses. The hoop picture is not as dark as it seems. Though the team did not enjoy the victory column too often, they certainly enjoyed good sportsmanship and gained valuable experience. Captain Bruce Grealey was high scorer with a total of 373 points, and an average of 24.9 points. Bruce, also, deserves recognition for his scoring ability inasmuch as he was the fifth highest scorer in small New England Colleges. The lone senior to be lost is, unfortunately, Captain Grealey. However, the other players feel that they can take up the slack due to the experience they were afforded in playing with him. Bruce scored 3 points in the first Salem game and 33 points in the final Salem game, the last of his college career. Other high scorers were John Oliva with 187 points; Tom Vialsh, with 133; and George Gabriel with 102 points. The Junior Varsity team proved to be an audience filler, perhaps we can assume that one of the reasons was the antics of the J.V. Coach. Jim Nolan, one of our classmates, coached the J.V. ' s onto 6 wins and 8 losses. The fact that they won four out of the last five games tends to prove that they progressed tremendously. Leo Viiler hooped 218 points making him high scorer. Xarren V ' oge scored 116 points and Phil Lancey, 102 points. Xe feci sure that the J.V. ' s have produced many men for next year ' s Varsity. i i 1 .T.C. 46 Worcester 79 1 .T.C. 69 R.I.( .1 . 67 1 .T.C. 61 Keene 75 I .1 . . 68 Lowell 73 1 I . . 8] Westfield 93 1 .T.C 68 Worcester 85 1 . 1 .C. ' ( orham 64 1 . 1 . . 88 Sal en, 105 F.T.C. 75 Keene 79 F.T.C. 71 R.I.C.E. 44 F.T.C. 52 Lowell 55 F.T.C. S8 North Adams 69 F.T.C. 73 Willimantic 58 F.T.C. 78 Westfield 57 F.T.C. 82 Salem 86 h S-t» . " c - 1 ' ■ v- 1 H 1 r K " ' ' 34 f U2 ; i m : JUNIOR VARSITY 1 M - 4 t£ 9 t E 1 W V M 4 L w m • ctiJIotuBi, ; , • SilbAAt 1 ▼ ' • • V .•aoxM . Taw . 1 ■ V tag my IE 3iJ =vH Bt= «9B« Mi %m x V ,j 1} ,ii - w- I .SioM 01 ' 1 ■ J TWLif- - 1 • H 1 reft - W — •-. i I. • , jl II " ' b Pi Vy 1 f7 1 4 -jyjpLHn am _ .-..T CHEERLEADERS i Amplifying the spirit of the student body, the cheerleaders have added color and zest to our athletic program. " Home " and " away " games are not complete without the girls in green and white. In December they merged their spirit with the student body in the well remembered " Basketball Kick-Off Rally " . Although the cheerleaders have only been on campus three years, we hope they will continue their fine work in the future. LOUISE McKELLICK •ROL CALI -.LIE FERRARI HY COUGHLIN ' .ARA BEN! . WOMEN ' S ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER SPONSOR ELIZABETH MURPHY EDNA LAVEZZO LUCIA GOUR CHRISTINA KIMBALL MISS MARION CLARK HEADS OF SPORTS HOCKEY BASKETBALL VOLLEYBALL BADMINTON TABLE TENNIS SWIMMING SOFTBALL TENNIS ARCHERY GREEN TEAM Cf E TEAM CAPTAIN SENIOR REPRESENTATIVE ALICE DESMOND 3EAULIEU JEAN ANDERSON joa:. -SELLA PRISCILLA MERRITT ■ ILLS DEBORAH ALD ; ' .ALLO ■ AY LICOP The Women ' s Athletic Association co-operates with the Department ol I ducation in pn an ' standardizing ideals of health and sportsmanship tor all. With an adequate representation of its 2 0 members the Green and White teams opened the year with .in assembly and rally in the fall. Other important events are the Green and White competition in all sports, the 1 acuity-Senior volleyball . ma- in February, and the VI ' . A. A. Banquet in May. 1 his Banquet is the association ' s final event ol the year .it which time recognition is given ' o li athletes and new officers for the following year arc introduced. MENS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION r } PRESIDENT SECRETARY-TREASURER SPO NSOR JOHN WALSH GORDON HAGGERTY COACH ROBERT ELLIOT I ' hc Men ' s Athletic Association comprised of two representatives from each class is the governing body of all men ' s athletic functions conducted at the college this year. The major role of the M.A.A. is to organize and supervise an intramural program of sports. This year the M.A.A. sponsored intramural soccer, basketball, softball, and the Freshmen-Sophomore annual rope-pull. Members of this organization include all male students who have fulfilled their Student Government obligation. In past years it has become a tradition to award a trophy to the winner of the softball league. The aim of the M.A.A. is to promote a healthy, competitive spirit and, if success is to be measured in terms of results, ample proof of its worth is not found wanting. .while Youth and age united claim. JV J SUPERVISORS OF TRAINING EDWARD T. DONNELLY, Industrial Arts; WILLIAM R. TRACEY, Director of Junior High and Elementary WILLIAM J. GOLDMAN, Special Education; (Absent ) RACHEL S. BRUCE, Elementary TRAINING SCHOOLS EDGERLY STAFF ELIZABETH 0 ' ONNOR, BARBARA DUFFY, EDWARD FLYNN (Acting Principal), ELMA M. JOHNSON, ELIZABETH DER I DITH SMITH, IRENE PASSIOS, HELEN CARNEY, MARGARET McDOWELL, MARION B. CUSHMAN, ANNE MAY T.C. JUNIOR HIGH STAFF WILLIAM H. FITZGIBBON, SIGNL ANTILA, ANNA F. PHILBIN, JOSEPH UNDERWOOD (Principal), KATHERINE BAKER, JOHN LEGLRE, RAYMOND OKERMAN MARY CROUCHER, BETTINA ASS1 LTA, RI H IRD ( Rl I DON m ■ ki i ttFSTO EILEEN FITZGERALD EDUCATION DEPARTMENT DR. HARRY CROWLEY, JOSEPHINE BOLGER, DR. A. ORIN LEONARD, RACHEL S. BRUCE, MICHAEL J. CONLON, WILLIAM J. GOLDMAN SOCIAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT s API II ' R ( . HARRINGTON, DR. MA A DEAN, ROGER I . HOLMES (Head of Department), DR. RICHARD B. MICHAEL SCIENCE AND MATH DEPARTMENT M t T DR. HELEN B. ROSS, DR. MATTHEW BRENNAN, DR. GEORGE F. CONDIKE (Head of Department). ELIZABETH HASKINS, DR. CHARLES C. BUTLER, DR. EDWIN R. CLARK ENGLISH DEPARTMENT FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT DANIEL MEALY (Music), FLORENCE CONLON (Art, Head of Department), RICHARD KENT (Music) INDUSTRIAL ARTS DEPARTMENT i IRTIH K PI RINTON K KHAKI fACOBSEN, CLIFFORD W. HAGUE, WALTER IIARROD, EDWARD T. DONNELLY |( |!N I!. I IT X;KRALD, |AMES j. HAMMOND (Head of Department), EDWARD F. DRISCOLL PHYSICAL EDUCATION J, J k _ f y P • DEPARTMENT MARION E. CLARK, " COACH " ROBERT G. ELLIOT NURSING STAFF [.eft to Right [■ ' runt R OW MISS MAROTTA, MISS MO ARSKI, MISS «1 BS1 I II, MISS I I RN Whl S, Miss SMITH Back Row MISS DA IS. MISS Ol INN. Miss |U GO, MISS ( AIRNS, Miss 0 ONNOR, MRS. X 1 1 SON, MISS (Oil; I I MARCHI MISS MATHESON, MRS. Kl LLY CLASS HISTORY Fresh nun Year Sophomore Year Freshmen weekend kept the poor members of the Class of 19? " " baffled and busy registration for classes Miller Hall dance Turner parties — introduction to Uncle Roy because of those " nice " upperclassmen the new hit song on campus was the Alma Mater beanies and signs could be seen everywhere on campus except the front walk — who were those Palmer Hall boys who were taking a trip up to Mount Wachusett? — the freshmen (with Sylvester the Sophomore ' s help) won the tug-o-war — front walk took quite a beating from the Bunnyhop, hokypoky, and Going to Kentucky — the Freshmen Band made its debut for this memorable occasion the stairs of the admin moved to the ends of the hall the Halloween dance was invaded by three horrible looking creatures — the first class party was held at Turners — Phil Tardanico and Sheila Higgins won the waltz contest at the Freshmen Reception dance class became an organized unit with the election of Phil T., Mary M., Larry B., Carole D., Gail C, and Jim C, as class officers everyone looked for- ward (with anticipation) to the three week vaca- tion at Christmas the first college final exams for this Class of 1957 were not looked forward to with as much enthusiasm wish I could find my Biology plot? — the weatherman was not for the school as he gave it no snow for Carnival week-end winter Rhapsody was a great suc- cess the Royal couple (Nellie R., and Maureen E.) were surrounded in beauty in the forms of Gail C, Peg , Betty M., Louise Mc, Mary M., and Joan F Inauguration week Mr. Weston became the new President of the college — Venus and other celebrities of old were found on front campus culmination of freshmen year — double line of maroon and white holding aloft the hoops of blue and gold — the class parted for the summer with fond farewells. The big sophomores return to the big campus.... first objective of the year— -give the freshmen everything (and more) than was handed out the year before Sylvester the Soph and Felix the Frosh helped the sophomores to a victory in the tug-o-war Siama Hall was the scene of the Halloween dance where slacks and bermudas were not the accepted apparel for girls — new fire escapes were put on the buildings signs replace 0. J. at the Spa only two weeks given for Christmas vacation this year — no more visits to see Uncle Roy the front walk never saw so many parents Miss Bolger takes a sabbatical and goes to Ireland — for the fourth year there was no snow for Carnival Week-end two o ' clock fire drill just so some finger prints could be taken with the coming of nice weather came the practice of studying at Willard Brook while basking in the sun — Willard Brook is also the scene of the all school picnic campus grass given police protection during final week of school — as the piano played on was heard " Stop or I ' ll shoot " — the maroon and white stand in front of Miller Hall — sophs bid a sad, yet fond, goodbye to the won- derful school year. i Junior Year Something is missing on campus this year - beanies new instructors appear on campus training days are coming soon - right after those busy days of methods. ...academics drowned in football pool.... Miller Hall girls get themselves into two warnings worth of trouble — assembly called to tell everyone how to dress at any college dance Commuting Women ' s Room gets a new look exclusive - Xmas party held at noon those training days are breaking up that old Junior Class snow finally arrived for Carnival Week-end Juniors win the snow sculpture contest - " Man Shot From Cannon " — Dillon trainies lead a nomadic life we lose a beloved faculty member - Dr. Percival — lunch hours forfeited in playing whist, bridge and checkers April 18th was a big day in Boston - the Junior Prom was held at the University Club everyone had a wonderful time - especially when they tried to find where certain parties were being held Dr. Ross becomes the new class sponsor . for the Class of 1957 — after supper sports take on new importance Miller Hall was the scene of much deviltry — some- one(s) left a horrible smell which clung through- out the summer FLASH-— Green Hornet " lost " for a while during his absence a fire broke out on the front walk Class Day and Ivy drowned in a rainstorm West Point gains another won- derful cadet in the form of George Giacoppe — half the class of 1957 (trainees) watched the other half (future trainees) leave for the summer who was laughing at whom? Senior Year New trainees returned to fight the battle of the blackboards — beanies reappeared on campus but the name tags have shrunk considerably so many new things on campus that it doesn ' t seem the same the new gym has finally been started and now is almost finished — the Student Co-op is no longer with us - we now have the Student Government — " Wham punches several noses " Dillon School finally reopened (train- ees breathed a sigh of relief) we donate a student coach to the J. V. basketball team little people invade the college big change - all members of this class are now finished with training and hand the switch to the Juniors the Senior class becomes a walking diamond mine — professors compete with the workmen for the attention of the students Carnival Weekend brought royalty to the class in the form of Fdna L. and Bruce G. who were elected King and Queen — the weather brings warmer days and also the coming of the big da) ' something is missing - oh! no school picnic the Class of 1957 received their exams a week earlier parties all the following week everyone had a wonderful time at the Senior Prom even though it told us that it was the last dance oi our college life varsitj teams need reshuffling as the class of 57 graduates — the maroon and white outfits were hidden by the black robes while we stood very proudly on tin- lront steps after marching under the maroon and white hoops with a mixture of tears and laughter we stood as a class for the last tune while we waited to receive our degrees.... then we said our goodbyes to manj classmates until our first reunion.... the college los s students hut the Alumni Association Lams members. 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