Ford City High School - Trireme Yearbook (Ford City, PA)

 - Class of 1950

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It is our hope that you who look into our mirror will recapture, along with us, memories of your own school days, days that were filled with happiness, sorrow, anxiety, and anticipa- tion. We are proudof our school and all who have made it what it is-our principal and superintendent, our teachers, our many different organizations-band, orchestra, choruses, our clubs, our football and basket- ball teams, and each individual boy and girl. Each page, each picture means something to us. The mirror reflects our chorus and we can hear the blending voices and "Silent Night"-our Christmas program. Turn a page--our basketball team. Once again we are in the crowded gym. Only a few min- utes to play, the score tie and we hold our breaths as a Ford City player shoots for the basket and makes it. We can hear the uproarious cheer of the fans and in that moment we are very proud of our Alma Mater. It is, therefore, our pleasure to place before you the T,rireme of 'l95G and trust that it will, in worcls taken from our school song, "reflections of Ford City bring." SCHOOL SCENES Carly and Chuckie on a September afternoon Interesting ancient musical instruments Pep meeting before a football game In the control room at a dance Dismissed! lt's 4100! 4 1 A, R.Re, L all . -, ff , WHAT ARE THE SCENES YOU WILL RECALL7 V. CONTENTS Section FOREWORD ...... DEDICATION ........... BOARD OF EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION ........ FACULTY ........ CLASSES ......... Seniors Juniors ......,.......... Sophomores .......,.,,.. Junior High School ACTIVITIES ,....... SPORTS ,,..........,.....,. , Page I. ..,.,. .7 .A..A...I0-I5 ........I8-34 ........35-37 .......38-40 .AI-47 , 48-65 ........66-78 ADVERTISEMENTS - FEATURES ,,... ,....... 7 9-96 Class WIII ...,,.,...........,.,.... ........ Calendar .,.,4..,...........,.,. I..,I. 80-81 86-87 SCHOOL SCENES Speech and gestures go Iogeihe June buys her footb II tckef Changing classes One of ou school dances As we come n for assembly 5 t, . fm. ,. A MESSAGE FROM OUR SUPEBINTENDENT OF SCI-IOGLS . To the Class of 1950: I am very glad to avail myself of this oppor- tunity to convey my greetings and best wishes to the class of 1950. I have watched classes graduate from the Ford City High School since 1929, when fifty pupils were graduated, until the class of 1950 with its one hundred thirty- seven members. ' In looking into the mirror. of the past, with particular attention being given to the last two decades, I find we have had all the elements that go to make a good school system-a splendid student body, a well-trained and sympathetic faculty, secretaries, engineers, and custodians that were faithful and efficient, and a school board that is and has been anxious to provide the best educational opportunities possible for the young men and women of this community. Through the mist of the years certain events are still discernible. I see the organization of the Jr.-Sr. High School in 1929 with its shops, its home economics department, its guidance and its full time librarian . . . the presentation of the trophy case by the class of 1930, on January 2, 1930 . . . the dedication of the new gymnasium on December 14, 1934 . . . the two hundred tons of scrap iron gathered by the students and piled on the school lawn during the fall of 1942 as their contribution to winning the war . . . the dedication of the memorial plaque on which is inscribed the names of twenty-seven of our graduates who made the supreme sacrifice that truth and right might prevail. All these things I see reflected in the mirror of the past! What of the future? Ford City High School will continue to serve the youth of the future iust as she has served the youth of the past. Pupils will continue to be graduated, of whom we shall be proud. No doubt there will be consolidation with certain of our neighboring school districts which will be mutually advan- tageous. Members of the Class of 1950, I congratulate you and wish you success. Q. G. VINCENT Superintendent of Schools i. , Q, .-DEDICATION 1--+ Mr. Q. G. Vincent, after forty-four years of association with the public schools of Pennsylvania as teacher and administrator, twenty- two ot which have been spent as our superintendent of schools, is retiring. In recognition of his years of service to our school and our community, we, the members of the senior class, dedicate the 1950 Trireme to Mr. Vincent. May this volume of "Retiections" thus in- scribed express to Mr. Vincent the heartfelt gratitude and good wishes of all the young people who have been graduated from Ford City High School during his tenure of office. 7 2 zu--. - Via, V134 ", 5' . -L-my f 4 Y in.. LW' THE BOARD OF EDUCATION DR. J. F. ALLISON FLOYD E. DeLONG SENATOR A. R. PECHAN President JOHN MclNTOSH Vice-president JOHN P. BADURA Treasurer JOSEPH P. FRICK LOUIS GOLDMAN ,f -1 , .5- I yi . 1 - 2 ' "Y fl--f--f---m--W--f---I-.---T 3 F nk if - " V -Lvl,-4.4 i x l 'NW H. fr k an fsfu w, , , I. .- we--.. - ------...W -1- 1 I I,- 3 , 1 " a lfa' . F' ' ' 7 ' '- W , if f'fWtf'i'.WLm4f uw-'r."' ir If ., K: ',L.5f.+-1,-vrgiltl at - K at ., 4,-,. 4 , 9.2 1 . k X, .f IEE HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL MR. P. N. MARSH TI-IE ADMINISTRATION The administration of our school consists of three branches-namely, the board of education, the superintendent of schools, and the high school principal. The school board plays an important part in influencing the type of education we receive. These men are always looking ahead and trying to better our alma mater. Through suggestions received from Mr. Vincent and Mr. Marsh, they formulate the policies that govern our school. Mr. Q. G. Vincent, superintendent of Ford City Public Schools, handles quite eFFiciently his responsibilities as administrator of the aFFairs of the Ford City Schools. He is the executive oFficer whose duty it is to see that the policies of the board are carried out. The superintendent of schools, while he is elected by the local school board, is commissioned for a term of four years by the Superintendent of Public Instruction. As- sisting the school board in selecting new faculty members is one of his many and perhaps most important duties. He attends to the ordering of new text books and other materials necessary to the teachers' and students' daily work. Mr. Vin- cent is ably assisted by his secretary, Miss Mar- garet Mongavin. Mr. P. N. Marsh, our principal, is well- known by all the students as he directs the affairs of our high school. Among his many duties, Mr. Marsh plans the master schedule and each stu- dent's schedule for the year. His voice is heard regularly over the P. A. system as he makes the daily announcements. He handles all the finan- cial matters of the various clubs and organiza- tions of the school. In Mr. Marsh's oftice are kept each student's record, and much of our principal's time is spent in relaying copies of the student's record to prospective employers or to colleges. Assisting Mr. Marsh is his efficient sec- retary, Miss Mildred Heigley. To our board of education, to Mr. Vincent, and to Mr. Marsh, the members of the class of T950 wish to express their gratitude for the guid- ance and help they have received during their years in Ford City High School. ,. MARY S. ADAMS teaches Homemak- ing a graduate of Penn State Col- lege capable adviser of the F.H,A. Club senior class sponsor favorite hobby is working with home crafts. MARGARET K. AUBREY . . . teaches United States History . . . a graduate of Du- quesne University did graduate work at Pitt sophomore class sponsor her hobby is her home in the country. ELOISE BARLETT teaches American History in iunior high a graduate of Clarion State Teachers College passes her free time by sewing, reading, and tatting . . . likes to travel. MARY G. BEARDEN teaches English II in her first year here a graduate of Geneva College sophomore class sponsor her main interests are read- ing and keeping house. LOLA LaVERNE BEVINGTON directs and teaches Instrumental Music at- tended Brenau College Conservatory, Uni- versity of California, Western Reserve Uni- versity, and Pitt enioys concerts and her cocker spaniel, Zippy. LEWIS BUYERS teaches General Sci- ence in ninth grade a graduate of the State Teachers College at Indiana, Pa. a freshman sponsor his hob- by, occupying most of his free time, is farming. EVELYN DEEN our Guidance Coun- selor received her AB and MA at Bucknell University . . . attended Columbia University and Penn S-tate confers with us about our futures ... her hobbies are traveling and reading. FACULTY P RO-BERT ADAMS teaches Mechanical Drawing a graduate of California State Teachers College graduate study at Pitt efficient sponsor of our Hi-Y interests are woodworking and his horses. SARAH T. BAKER teaches Problems of Democracy and World History a graduate of Westminster sponsor of the senior class her time outside of school is spent being an efficient house- wife and mother. WILLIS BAUM teaches Mathematics in junior high a graduate of Indiana State Teachers College Master's de- gree from University of Pittsburgh favorite hobbies are hunting and fishing. ESTELLE BECKWITH teaches Geog- raphy and Arithmetic in the seventh grade received Bachelor's and Master's de- grees at the University of Pittsburgh hobbies are going swimming and driv- ing. l ANNABEL BOTTLANDER teaches Typ- ing I and Il a graduate of the Uni- versity of Pittsburgh iunior class spon- sor whose ideas help fill the class's coffers her favorite hobbies are knitting, playing golf, and swimming. JAMES DAVIS football coach teaches Biology, Health, and Physical Education . . . a graduate of Shippensburg State Teachers College received Mas- ter's at Pitt coaches basketball intra- murals hobby is woodworking. LINA DeHOUT ,ui teaches Bookkeeping and Business Mathematics .. . a graduate of Indiana State Teachers College iunior class sponsor hobbies are cook- ing, bowling, dancing, tennis, and music, if FACULTY GEORGE DUPIERREUX teaches Wood- working to junior and senior high boys a graduate of Pitt with a major in Vocational Education ... his favorite hob- bies are attending sport events and good movies. IDA FALSETTI teaches Spanish and seventh grade English and Spelling a graduate of Westminster College is now taking a beginner's art course enjoys working in the public library. ALMA F. HAGGERTY teC1Cl'leS Art a graduate of University of Dayton and Ohio University Master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh her fav- orite hobbies are reading, movies, and sports. AGNES JOHNSTON teaches English to sophomores and junior high school stu- dents a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh freshman class sponsor enjoys listening to music and going to concerts. ANNA LONGWELL . . . teaches Sewing to junior and senior high school girls as- sistant sponsor of the F. H. A. spends her out-of-school time keeping house enjoys cooking very much. RAYMOND MILLER teaches Algebra and General Mathematics a graduate of lndiana Master's degree from Pitt faculty manager for basketball interested in visual and auditory aids in education . . . active in community affairs, JOSEPHINE S. MYERS . . . teaches History in the seventh grade this is her first year here ... a graduate of Indiana State Teachers College her hobbies include reading and cooking. ' BESSE EKIS teaches Civics to ninth grade students a graduate of Clarion State Teachers College . .. freshman class sponsor . . . interested in the activi- ties of the Pennsylvania State Education Association. A CHARLES GREGORY teaches higher Mathematics a graduate of Grove City College with a Master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh junior class sponsor -hobbies are target shooting and hunting. MILDRED HEIGLEY secretary to Mr Marsh . .. a graduate of Ford City High School helps the Gregg Club girls operate the mimeograph . . . her hobbies include reading and also sports in season, especially swimming and skating. ELLA V. KINLEY teaches Music and Penmanship in junior high . . . a graduate of Slippery Rock State Teachers College her main interests are music appre- ciation and her home in Essington. KATHLEEN McCOY teaches English in the junior high a graduate of ln- diana State Teachers College is doing graduate work at Pitt one of her fav- orite hobbies is reading. MARTHA MITCHELL our Librarian a graduate of Penn State, majoring in Li- brary Science and Education sponsor of Tri-Hi-Y enjoys books and movies that are different and unusual. FRED ORTMAN teaches Health a graduate of Slippery Rock coach of junior varsity football and basketball teams sophomore sponsor enjoys his summer camp work at Lake Chautau- qua. a-E"P"v Y' 4' ,FACULTY JESSIE RHINES teaches Geography in seventh and eighth grades a gradu- ate of the Clarion State Teachers College her hobbies include reading and driv- ing her car. HUBERT RUPERT . . . basketball coach . . . teaches Biology, Health, and Physical Edu- cation a graduate of University of Illinois graduate study at Pitt fav- orite hobby is 'coaching basketball. THEODORE SHAKLEY . .. teaches Mathe- matics in the seventh grade . .. a gradu- ate of Indiana State Teachers College . . . graduate study at Pitt . .. favorite hob- bies are boating and sports. DOROTHY SHUMAKER . .. teaches Physi- cal Education a graduate of Slippery Rock State Teachers College coaches cheerleaders and girls' intramurals her hobbies are reading, movies, and trav- eling. ALICE STEINER teaches History and Latin a graduate of Pitt, with her Master's degree from Columbia as- sistant director af senior play iunior class sponsor hobbies are playing piano and attending plays. EDNA F. TYLINSKI teaches Reading to the seventh and eighth grades a graduate of Indiana State Teachers Col- lege her hobbies are reading, sewing and traveling throughout the country. JANET WARD teaches senior English a graduate of Penn State where she is now doing graduate work senior class sponsor director of "A, Date With Judy" has had much experience in radio and iournalistic work. A it HERMAN RUPERT teaches Biology, General Science, and Arithmetic a graduate of Indiana State Teachers Col- lege did his student teaching here last year hunting and fishing are his hobbies. CLAIRE SCHAFFER our School Nurse ... a graduate of Allegheny General Hos- pital School of Nursing . . . attending ln- diana State Teachers College and Pitt hobby is collecting miniature elephants. MARGARET B. SHUBERT .. . teaches Short- hand, Typing ll, and Office Practice a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh sponsor of Gregg Club business adviser of yearbook her hobby is traveling. HAROLD SOWERS teaches Chemistry and Physics a graduate of Bethany College in West Virginia Master's de- gree from Pitt . . . senior class sponsor . .. faculty manager for football his hob- by is hunting. MARTIN THOMPSON director of vo- cal music B. M. E. from Illinois has studied at the University of Michigan, Cincinnati Conservatory, and privately in Chicago and New York enioys music and athletics. DONALD WALL teaches iunior English . . . a graduate of the University of Pitts- burgh director of the iunior play and iunior class sponsor hobbies are ar- ranging prompt scripts and reading. ELIZABETH WEAVER teaches freshman English a graduate of Indiana State Teachers College received Master's degree at Pitt ...editorial adviser of the yearbook enioys playing the piano. " V r-1-1---A if f,--- V - Q Y,-,g1i,.,,--.Q .V ,,,K- . X! , , X --f- , ., 4: .,:,,,r,5E,,?-H., 2 'J-.J 4 A' ss, ,A li ,' . 3- .1 ELEMENTARY FI-TCULTY Tcp Row-Roberta Bruner, Dorothy M. Bryan, Katherine S. Gleeson, Alice K. Brown, Lillian Reichari Boitom Row-Edna Shearer, Celeste Weaver, Marion Weaver, Madge Weber, Ardena Wolfe Helen C. Orfman Principal STUDENT TEACHERS John Bacon Beatiy Dimif William Heidenreich Charles Zeisler 1 ma.-1 Sianley Belfore James Gould Gilbert Spence Joseph Suhorsky r 1132: s 4fqt!f?f-Q Www if 13 ,wana BEFLECTIONS OF THE VVORK WE ln our classrooms you will find the doctors, workingmen, engineers, lawyers, stenographers, and the farmers of tomorrow. By providing such varied curricula as the scientific, commercial, general, and academic, our school attempts to pre- pare us for our futures. The scientific course stresses mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, and general science. From the commercial course emerge stu- dents skilled in typing, shorthand, bookkeeping, and the operation of office machines. Our future college students interested in areas other than the sciences find in the academic course the necessary fundamentals for their additional schooling. For those who do not care to specialize in any of the above, the general course offers a liberal amount of knowledge in many fields. A physics experiment Learning water color techniqu Sewing prgiectg Checking out books Giving a talk in English Drawing blueprints 6 ' 14 ,....-...........,,-f.--,.-.-7. .r,, ,.....,.,,,,,,w,.-,, ,,. . ,,,, . E UNDER OUR FACULTY'S DIBECTIQN Added to the subiects comprising the curricula already mentioned are those destined to contribute to our worth as well-rounded personalities. To enable us to 'Find our place in the world, we have the services oilour guidance counselor. Health and physical education classes seek to promote the well-being of our bodies. 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But let us stop for a moment to look into our magic mirror to see those reflections of our high school days. Do you see us as we were on our first day in Ford City High School? How exciting that day was! The year flew by and soon it was time for our freshman prom. Then camethe big event of the year-our Junior High Commencement. Do you see us when, at the beginning of the next term, we moved into the Senior High? Remember the wonderful time everyone had at Kennywood? Gazeonce more into that mirror. Do you see how many more activities in which we gradually participated? That spring we had two big events. We gave our junior class play-The Hangman's Noose. Our iunior-senior prom was also a gala event of the spring. Now, can you see our images as seniors becoming clear? In December we had our senior class play-A Date With Judy. Soon we were being called into the auditorium to dis- cuss problems pertaining to our graduation. To- ward spring we were caught in a whirlpool of activity. There were the junior-senior prom, Bac- calaureate services, class-night, and finally graduation, when one hundred thirty-seven sen- iors assembled in the auditorium to receive their diplomas. Senior class sponsors and homeroom chairmen are pictured at the right. Stand- ing are Marvin Russell, Frank Kreutzer, and Mr. Sowers. Seated are Phyllis Seli- ers, Pat Kiene, Mary Ann Olinger, Mrs. Baker, Miss Shubert, Miss Ward, Mrs. Adams. W " ' " RICHARD ASAY "Ace" Deservedly elected our most athletic .. three-year football Ietterman and captain this year ...E equally flashy on basketball floor for two years hopes to enter college next year always seen with Rick, Walt, and Ed . . . nice-looking and a good fellow. HELEN BARBER "Helen" Brilliant all-around student . . . hopes to be a teacher Carolyn in "The Hangman's Noose" as- sistant-editor of Trireme has a very friendly disposition chums with Pat attendant to Miss Athena in the Buhl PIanetarium's Latin Show. ANNA MARIE BECK "Bea" Eager to become a "Iady in white" adores sports, especially foot- ball!!! one of our future home- makers longs for "Home EC" class Trireme Staff runs around with Betty . . . has expres- sive eyes nice to know. SALLY BISH "Sal" Has a lovely contralto voice in girls' ensemble one of Ford City's representatives at county chorus wants to be a beauti- cian or a housewife wonder which?? .. . she and Lucille often make a twosome active and rather "quiet". BETTY BRYANT "Betty" New York, here she comes she'Il certainly make a friendly nurse a member of the F. H. A. for two years and Tri-Hi-Y for three the announcer for the Kittan- ning-Ford City Choral Society's Ra- dio Program always seen with Ronnie Oh! what a cook. LAM. ,. c--.c..cAL......s.... . , 'iv 't is 'x r 'si' A .1' 'L 'W 1 'f S I ' .Y ,qi sv ' ,. ,. - A- ,I '- .- -A - - I . JEANNINE AXTON "Jeannie" Wants to become a secretary in girls' and mixed choruses has a way with words winner of the American Legion scholarship essay contest likes to bowl gives the Penn Transit Bus Co. plenty of business ... writing abil- ity valuable to the Trireme. , FRANCES BARTEK "Fran" A female Chopin ... and she sings too!! she is a skilled pianist and organist plans to continue her music studies . . . loads of fun to be with keeps you enter- tained with those witty remarks ... Trireme Staff has' literary tal- ent, too. PATRICIA BINDER "Pat" Wants to nurse the war veterans back to health attended band and chorus festivals likes to diet historian for the F. H. A. quite loquacious and has a jolly laugh . . . sings solos at church in Kittanning .. . fancies parties. BARBARA LEE BOUCH "Bouchoven" Future teacher of music active president of band and orchestra one of our giggling second sopranos in senior ensemble the lonely physicist dates on intramurals comes up with some witty remarks at times, wrong times. DORIS BUHITE "Doris" Was a member of girls' chorus another girl who thinks that a woman's place is in the home . . . likes to sew and is clever at it spends her noon hour with Donna, Joanne, and Glenna has lovely dark hair. an F -.. . A R I y we SENIOR ROSEMARY BUTKO "Rose" One of our high-stepping maiorettes always behind the counter at "Wrays" talks to Kit in girls' chorus . . . thinks L. P. is tops an- other Future Homemaker of America little and nice to know ... always seen with Maggie. JOHN A. CHARNEY Small but dynamite game of basketball WILLIAM BYRON "Shun" Has steered our class as president for three years played three years of varsity football as guard and half- back . . . did a wonderful job in both iunior and senior plays .., thinks girls are nice to have around. "Cutty" EDWARD CHAUVAUX plays a mean one of Mr Says he's going to be we wonder if he will Dupierreux's prize students . . . his favorite pastimes are hunting and fish- ing ,.. comes from the Lower End ... usually seen with Fred, Leo, and Cat- National Guard Boys "never" talks in ALICE LEE CAMPBELL "Alice" Enthusiastic pianist but hates to prac- tice . . . is headed for success . .. plans to become a teacher highest score on Pennsylvania test friendly with everyone drives a Chevy in girls' chorus and ensemble en- ioys sports. nEdu a bachelor, but one of our ... fun-loving history .. . on ticket committee for senior play attended county chorus at Apollo. fish. PATRICIA CHAUVAUX "Pat" Aspires to be someone's secretary in the future in court maybe loves to listen to Al Jolson records . . . demure and willing to be helpful ... thinks Ko- komo is a pretty nice pl member of Gregg Club GCE. SHIRLEY CECHVALA "Shirl" Very peppy cheerleader, especially skilled in acrobatics cute green- eyed blonde who always has some- thing to say adds sweetness to Pechan's Bakery . . . very smooth danc- er lover of all men cuts up and Joan. with Barb, Pun k, DAWSON L. CLAYPOOL "Doc" Would like to get a good "steady" iob-perhaps a dishwater blonde one of those husky men likes to go swimming .and to swing that baseball bat enioys his daily bus ride ch, that wavy hair. JOE CIPPEL "Joe" Hopes to develop another atomic bomb has a puckish sense of humor . .. has been on Kling's payroll for years .. .an active worker for the class's fund-raising proiects his iunior year on Trireme's advertising staff. MARTHA AVANELL CLAYPOOL "Martha" Hopes to become a secretary Gregg Club experience will aid her she must have had reasons for becoming a member of the F. H. A. . . . is it Bill? .... wears an engagement ring "A friend in need is a friend indeed." . :ltr .Lab I i ng, 0.-.-r. we-5-, "7 CLASS 1 fl l l DONA CLEVER "Dynamite" Small but dynamic her aim in lite is to get somewhere "Crumbs" is her pet expression a girl who will make good use of her F. H. A. ex- perience as she is engaged to be mar- ried a nice girl to know. MARY ANN COLONNA "Mary Ann" Another talented singer whose colora- tura voice may make the "Met" has gorgeous hair and a sparkling smile member of girls' ensemble and choruses loves to cook you should taste some of her spaghetti .. . Trireme statt. JOANNE COULTER "Jo" Her sparkling personality and attrac- tive smile have gained her many friends hopes to become a good stenographer a member of the Gregg Club and Trireme Business Staff constantly with Doris loves square dancing "country style" at DONALD COWAN "Don" His favorite pastime is watching tele- vision . . . expects to become a butcher in Cowan's Meat Market delights in cutting-up-steak interested in science and a good science student , . . a member of the stage crew for the Shay. JOAN CROYLE "Crumbles" One of our future homemakers who is friendly with everyone especially talented on roller skates has beautiful chestnut hair witty and full of 'Fun a member of the girls' chorus one of our petite lassies. senior play. CLAIR CULP "Ched" Wants to go to college and be an en- gineer really knows how to play the piano active in music through- out high school tenor at county chorus hides behind his sousa- phone in the band . . . talented, friend- ly, and neat. GLENNA CUNNINGHAM "Glenna" One of those sparkling-eyed red heads destined to be a woman in white or some lucky person's secretary arrives on the late bus every morning . . . a member of the Gregg Club . . . dotes on typing and running oFf sten- cils . . . sweet personality. PATRICIA CZAPOR "Pat" A vivacious, sparkling brunette whom we consider our "most humorous" . . . when Pat and the iuke-box get to- gether, "Don't Cry Joe" comes out . . . a riot as Mrs. Schlutzhammer in the senior play extremely'original in her views. . RUDOLPH DUREC "Slots" A Spike Jones 'Fan . . . breezes around town in a big green Buick with Dale enioys giving talks in English class ... occupies a seat in 302 . . . his fav- orite pastime is dating . . . another member of the National Guard. - WILBERT EUCHLER f'Wib" A "show-stopper" as Rudolph in the senior play .. . played trombone in or- chestra and band intends to be an engineer or to join the navy student photographer for Trireme has no interest in the opposite sex??? 1 l l l l 1 i i l l l l l i l l i l l l 1 1 1 .Q 4-1.31 L" L -4 - I na. .,...1.L.- . -. sm. , ... 1 QQ ., .,,,,. .,, A ALLEN FAIR "Allen" Plans to attend Westminster Col- lege where he will maior in history which he wants to teach inter- ested in music . .. plays the piano well and sings in boys' and mixed choruses sang with the all- county chorus. CARL FOLCIK "Carly" Untiring guard on basketball team his hobby, "breaking type- writers" .. . always well groomed his smile and sense of humor make him "high man" in popular- ity hero in junior play-"The Hangman's Noose" thinks Tes- sie is "tops". JUNE FOX "June" One of Manorville's cutest could model her neat clothes plans to be a nurse ... some lucky patients! . .. secretary of the F. H. A. lends her voice to the sen- ior ensemble and the girls' and mixed choruses her heart be- longs to Tom. MARY LOUISE GAINOR "Mert" Works for Murphy's in her spare time Betty, Jean, Dee, and she make a quartet quiet girl until someone gets her started took chorus for three years took part in the girls' basketball tourna- ments . . . rides that oh-so-crowded bus. MAC-DALEN GAYDA ffmsggaeff Our dark eyed, dark haired "most attractive" girl likes "Ole-0" her ambition is to be a house- wife . .. her hobby is eating she can cook, too a member of the F.H.A. and girls' chorus she is friendly and a neat dresser. ., .J.L1.-...i..,.,........ .....s...e-.,.- . SENIOR DOLORES FAIR "Dee" One of the "tive foot or under" members of the senior class . . . a demure blonde who possesses a fascinating smile a member of the Gregg Club she likes noodles-or is it "Doodles"? pals with Mert, Jeannie, and Betty. FREDERICK FOX "Lips" Would like to sail the bounding main for his Uncle Sammy after leaving school . . . always seen with "Chuck", "Leo", and "Cutty" never fails to ask, "What do we have 'For English?" helps keep 302 in a constant uproar! FREDERICK GAGGINI "Freddie" Honorary member of the Gregg Club who helped sell Triremes . .. wants to go to St. Procopius cut-up of the 1950-er's super- salesman who has worked hard for the class favorite expression, "Yo Te Amo Mucho". HARRY GAUKER "Dewey" The shortest biggest man in the senior class well liked by all . . . loves to stay away from school "Hey girls, he can cook" practices the art in Co. C. loves all girls who love him. JOHN PAUL GONGOLA "Horse" A husky tackle on the varsity for two years always doing his or Ace's algebra clean-cut fellow who is nice to know often seen driving his dad's '49 Dodge no known heart interest . . . enjoys all sports. "- my-,--nc .1-no-was if ' if H ' 1 ' 'W A it-'f.f,!,".wf. ' - CLASS JEAN GOODYEAR "Jean" "Jeannie" with the light brown hair her hobby is riding the bus to and from Cadogan one of those Murphy gals a very pretty girl who is full of fun and worth knowing favorite song, "Sentimental Me" pals around a lot with "Betty". LEE GREGG f'Lightning" One of the bigger boys of the class and of the football team likes to "tinker" with motors "no, no, none of that stuff" is his pet phrase plans to take agricul- ture at college good rooter at basketball games seen with Bill and Randy. DONALD CLAIR HENDERSON nl-Iennyu A home-loving boy with blonde hair he's the life of a party and is said to "love 'em all" could this have any bearing on why he's sometimes called "Romeo"? played J.V. and varsity foot- ball ask him about that ianitor iob in Bellwood School???? JANET HOLIZNA "Janet" A tiny lass who is always ready to join in the fun her flair for music shows itself in her dancing . .. favorite song, "Don't Cry, Joe" .. . inclined to be athletic . . . has a hearty laugh ... pals with Pat. RICHARD HUMES "Dick" A "whizz" in all his studies hopes to "adventure in research" as a physicist ... a football casual- ty his iunior and senior years played the lawyer in the juniors' "thriller", . . . in mixed chorus and all-county chorus . . . Trireme Staff. JUDITH GREENE "Judy" Has high hopes of becoming a sec- retary member of girls' chorus ... she and Olga make a twosome likes to travel, especially to some near-by towns . . . has a pleasing personality continu- ally asking, "Tell Me Why?" JAMES LEE HEFFELFINGER "Heffy" A faithful member of the stage crew for the senior play noted for his driving of the News Com- pany's ieep played intramural basketball for four years spends his spare time chasing girls favorite song, "Mule Train". CHARLES HIMES "Sky" Tall, light-haired, blue-eyed plans to continue his woodworking training experience in his career as a carpenter plays forward for the "Big-G" intramural bas- ketball team . . . his favorite sport is hunting is happiest when he's out-of-doors l??D MARIE HROMADIK "Bobbie" She and Teta are inseparable says she can't wait to get out of school always breaking test tubes in chemistryg unfortunately they slip her favorite song, "Don't Cry, Joe" is certainly a nice girl to know. NORMAN HUSELTON "Norm" Played the end position on the var- sity football team for two years a good student who hopes to major in social sciences played intramural basketball is quiet among strangers . . . happiest with Kit . . . Ford Cliff gunner. st. . , aqggaml- A -k.,.' -Ac.: ' 45- c ' ., "tv-'f'Yf I SENIOR ANN IRWIN "Ann" The efficient business manager of the Trireme sings alto in the senior ensemble and the mixed chorus one of the group to sing with all- county chorus hopes to become a teacher in Gregg Club and Tri- Hi-Y. WALTER JACK ISEMAN "Muscles" Favorite pastime is eating does he do enough of it??? quiet and always dependable . . . his keen mind and scientific background will help him fulfill his ambition to build auto- mobiles has a droll sense of humor. ROBERT JACKSON "Bob" One of Yassem's "Stringtown 5" .. frequents Saturday night dances .. always seen with the hilltop gang girls! he goes for them all likes to borrow his sister's '38 Dodge and take off a friendly lad with a pleasant smile. CARRIE JOHNSTON "Kit" We know her as "Kit", the snappy maiorette shiny-eyed and mis- chievous has quite a sense of humor always ready to help a friend in need plans to become a housewife-could it be "Norm"? a member of both girls' and mixed CHARLES R. KAMER "Chucky" End on the football team and center on the basketball team his iunior year hopes to wear the navy blues of a sailor ., . favorite phrase is "Drop Dead" likes all girls but especially Jeannie has cute dimples. choruses. ELEANOR KANE "Eleanor" Wants to be a stenographer a member of the Gregg Club she loves to travel and drive a car ... her heart belongs to a National Guards' man has a giggle all her own and a friendly smile for all. JAMES KARL "Jim" Portrayed Mr. Foster in senior play . . . he is in the Hi-Y and choruses went to Apollo as a member of county chorus this year ... seen riding around in a green truck on Saturdays .. . un- decided about his future . .. great ioker. PATRICIA LEE KIENE "Pat" A member of our "most talented" set wonderful at the piano . .. one of our Gregg Clubbers thinks swimming is good for the figure must be faithful member of Tri- Hi-Y has dark glossy hair Tri- reme art editor. WALTER KIJOWSKI "Vudge" Longs to pursue the study of zoology can be found either at Joe-'s or driving his truck smiles from ear to ear when a girl says "hello" has a secret ambition its fulfill- ment is in Kittanning. 24 CLARA KLINGENSMITH "Clara" Indispensable to the Cloverfarm store . . . has a long walk home to Rosston baseball is still her favorite sport a gal with a peaches and cream complexion sparkling green eyes and a gay smile to match. '44 jjhj i CLASS GENEVIEVE KOTYK "Gen" Interested in sports . .. her favorite is swimming and she is a veritable mer- maid . .. her ambition is to be a den- tal hygienist her friendly smile welcomes customers at the Ford City Pharmacy sings alto in the chorus. FRANK KREUTZER "Bill" Always a twinkle in his eyes a great hunter who wants to be a for- est ranger played two years on the varsity football squad as fullback one year on junior varsity known for his, "There it is." ISABELLE MARIE KRUKAR "Bella" A future actress who showed her ver- satility as Gail in junior class play and Mrs. Foster in senior play tied for most athletic likes dancing and swimming . . . always seen at Crooked Creek Dam in the summertime. CECILIA LABUTKA "Cil" Hopes to put knowledge acquired in F. H.A. to work "soda jerk" at Kling's Drugstore sings low alto in the senior ensemble . . , participated in basketball and volley ball tourna- ments . . . mention "Don" to her and see her eyes light up. LUCILLE LEQUE "Lu" One of our attractive blondes .. . in- terested in clothes and always smartly dressed . . . whizzes by in a '47 Buick . .. a fan ofthe "Ink Spots" . .. sings in girls' ensemble . .. we'll remember her saying, "That irks me no end", JAMES LERNER "Jim" Pals with "Red" and John always seen driving around town in a gray Chevrolet he's a lucky one-hour- a-day student . . . works at the pottery wants to be a "G-man" but is going into the Army . .. a great lad for teasing. TERESA LEVCIK "Tessie" A captivating blonde with a peaches and cream complexion powders her face with smiles was May Queen in freshman year at the prom thinks Carly is just it ambi- tion is to get out of school in girls' chorus. VIVIAN LUNGRIK "Smuk" This very quiet brunette Cha-hal works hard at her one hobby, looting did a swell job as Lorna Keating in junior play ... known as a good sport sings in mixed chorus her 'Favorite expression, "Go blow" would like to go to Notre Dame. A MYRTLE MACK "Rusty" A v'lvacious cheerleader whose red hair is striking has a lovely low singing voice attended all-county chorus . .. president of the Gregg Club and assistant business manager of the Trireme hopes to attend col- lege her popularity is class wide. OLGA MAGDY "Olg" A future secretary member of the Gregg Club . .. tells Judy all her secrets . . . favorite expression, "What happened?" . .. likes sentimental music can't seem to hold on to her head scarfs ... always late for English class. ,W ...,,,.,,wrm.f SENIOR JAMES MANES "Mim" Is very serious about his career in the Navy was backstage radio announcer in "A Date With Judy" sings bass in mixed chorus also a Hi-Y member pals with "Cippel" and "Lamby" likes to dance loafs in Lu-Ann's. KENNETH McCOLLlM "Ken" His ambition is to ioin the Navy always seen at home playing basketball his course in school followed scientific lines numis- matics is his hobby an efficient member of the stage crew for the Senior Play. CHARLES MILILGAN "Frank" Here is another lover of the great outdoors he hopes to enter the building trade with carpentry as his specialty . . . his hobby is build- ing model airplanes his favor- ite song is "Mule Train" inter- esting speaker. ELIZABETH MOHR "Betty" Sweet little blue-eyed blond main ambition is to learn to drive . .. how can she keep her peaches and cream complexion when she works at the candy counter at Mur- phys? , . . favorite song is "Tell Me Why" many girls envy her beautiful wavy hair. SAMUEL NELSON "Sam" One of our shy boys has no definite plans for the future really enioys a good western story thinks "Mule Trainf' is a top tune is content to let well enough alone and takes life in his stride. - , . ,Lu- HARVEY MARTIN "Sonny" Started the 1949-50 football sea- son in half back position play- ed guard in intramural basketball very friendly and always the gentleman especially fond of dancing .. . says he's not particu- larly ambitious in boys' and mixed chorus. LEATRICE MILLER "Leat" Her ambition is to be a "soda ierk" member of F, H. A. and girls' chorus ... hates to be called "Red" .. . has a ready smile . . . can be found behind counter at Wray's Dairy Store likes roller skating. GERALDINE MINARCIN "Jairie" One of our "most athletic" girls who can really play basketball a 'Future journalist . . . plans to at- tend Temple University at Philadel- phia member of the F. H.A. we'll remember those talks for English!! has a nice per- sonality. JOHN MYSl.lWlEC "John" Fond of western movies iust can't live without his side-kick, Fred a reliable fellow whose after-school iob is at the Ford City Pharmacy appears shy, until you know him has the nicest curly hair. LAMBERSON OLINGER "Lambie" Disappointed when Santa didn't leave him a racer last Christmas his favorite song, "l Never See Maggie Alone" played four years intramural basketball as fore ward a tall lad who enioys driving his dad's car. +.-WWW W my - wwf if Mars? -gsmjxsg egg-W' - r : -gym?---V -v-fy t M .,., .W . ,,,,,,3 . I. . I W , MARY ANN OLLINGER "Olio" A veteran band and orchestra member pianist in the senior ensemble and the mixed chorus .. . "Mary has a little Lambie" . . . has a very contagious laugh her ambition is to learn to drive has a long walk to school??? THERESA ONDRUSEK "Teton" Longs to wear the traditional white uniform of a nurse she loves to sew faithful member of Tri-Hi-Y convulsed the audi- ence as "Mrs. Hotchkiss" in the senior play ... gay, fun-loving girl life of 302 in junior year. ENRICO PAPURELLO "Rick" A speedy backfield man on the var- sity football team . . . always well- dressed his dark wavy hair is quite an asset lends his good voice to the boys' and mixed chor- uses .. . very proud of that DeSoto an ardent sportsman. LYNN M. PATCHIN "Ghee" A tall well-groomed person with a large vocabulary a two year center on the varsity football team plays an efficient basketball game as center for McGrann he likes the song "Whispering", but thinks even more of R. B. RONALD JEAN PENDLETON "Ronnie" Aspires to be another Florence Nightingale has a rich contral- to voice in mixed chorus . .. a regular performer on WACB with the Kittanning-Ford City Choral So- ciety active member of F. H. A. "personality gal" of the senior class. 7, f1..L.4.v-Q- CLASS JOSEPH OMASTA "Joe" Joined our ranks just last year when he transferred from Vander- grift hunting and fishing are his favorite pastimes enjoys his physics class most of all his favorite a juicy T-bone steak . .. plays baseball for Brick church. DALE ORTON "Abb" A very quiet boy whose ambition is to get out of school one of the hilltoppers whose particular pals are Chuck and Rudy an- other lad who loves to hunt also likes to drive his brother's car another member of our Na- tional Guard. GERALDINE PARISI "Gerry" Has the most mischievous brown eyes loves to talk, especially in home room likes reading, chewing gum, and "Yuzhie" always ready with an original come-back, "that's for sure" appreciates the better things in life, HELEN PAYO "Hallie" This slender miss is always friendly seems serious but who knows what is behind those pretty eyes.. . a member of the Gregg Club very neat in all her ways has a sweet smile skilled on roller skates desires a college edu- cation. ' - I LEO PLACHA "Leo" Wants to get out of school regular class plays in basketball Intramurals walks those oh-so-many blocks to'school with Gus and Fred and arrives at 8:29 likes to ice skate and swim favorite subject, wood- working. ' , ' FRANCES PUTZ "Petunia" One of those faithful Cadogan bus passengers member of Gregg Club always cheerful and so helpful pals with Gloria loves to groan in typing her friendly manner makes her everyone's favorite. fs .A y,35-se git' SALVADOR QUATTRONE "Salvy" Hopes to become manager cf Ford Theater where he is now employed' ... can really sing like "Al Jolson" ... lends his vocal talents to mixed chorus and boy's chorus ask him about that certain blonde? SENIOR JACK RAY "Jack" Quite interested in Ralph Kiner played second base for our baseball team first day of November means a lot to him could it be that his hobby is hunting? nice member of our shorter set has black wavy hair. DONALD REEB, JR. "Star" Great passion for sports . . . played forward on intramural basketball team ... also was pitcher for Legionairs ... his ambition is to be a coach ... plans to take physical education at Slippery Rock tenor in boys' chorus. JO ANN REED "Jody" A dark-haired, green-eyed lass who is president of the Tri-Hi-Y really can bake a luscious cake a mem- ber of the Gregg Club travels regularly on the Penn Transit bus a sweet person who is friendly to all. MARY JANE REICH "Mudgie" Her good soprano voice adds to girls' ensemble and choruses . . . head cheer- leader who gives the signal to start a member of Gregg Club has big, brown eyes . .. Trireme Staff . .. often seen with Rusty and Marcy attended county chorus. TOM RELICH "Eli" A talented forward in basketball .. . showed his gift for dramatics as Rex in the senior play we believe he's "headed for success" likes the month of "June" in a great rush to get his "sheepskin" .. . on Trireme Staff. ANTHONY REMIS "Tony" His ambition is to build a gray-stone house he will probably use his woodworking talent to fulfill this am- bition a future husband a nice kid to know . . . his favorite song is "Forever and Ever". FRANCES REMIS "Francie" Dreams of the day she will be a tam- ous singer recording secretary of the Gregg Club greets everyone with "Hallooo, hallooo, hallooo" played Mitzi in the Senior Play service with a smile from this friendly waitress at Kling's. 28 MAXINE REYNOLDS "Mac" Willing to lend a helping hand faithful Tri-Hi-Y worker and F. H. A. member played Eloise, the elocut- ing pest, in "Date with Judy" and was excellent as Ella in "The Hangman's Noose" ... library assistant ... hopes to teach elementary grades. ' ya ' - I CLASS MARGARET RICH "Moog" A three year member of girls' chorus keeps slim by walking to school from the hill very quiet but very nice to know enjoys drawing and sewing the domestic type has long, wavy black hair walks to school with Punky. BETTY RIGGLE "Bette" Wants to don the blue uniform of the Waves . . . her favorite question is "Whatcha doin?" likes the song "Dreamers Holiday" a member of the girls' chorus friendly to all .. . always seen with Jeanie .. . says her hobby is dating. DIANA RITCHEY "Diana" There may be a "ring on her finger" soon after graduation . .. showed her skill at twirling a baton as a maior- ette in the band for three years likes to cook and sew short, sweet, and saucy fond of l950's basketball team. ISABELLE ROTHWELL "Daisy" A pert little blonde with sparkling eyes . . . wants to visit the far West as Susie, a perfect foil for Ran- dolph in the senior play . .. a Gregg Club member who will make someone a good secretary . .. Trireme Staff. DONALD RUPERT "Duck" Loves to beat Tom at pool . .. gunner on "Ford Cliff Five" is president of Junior Rifle Club and a keen marks- man . . . can always be 'found at "Scubs" claims to be a woman hater?? . .. struggles in solid. DOROTHY RUPERT "Dot" Her yearning to own her own grocery store has been fulfilled . . , enioys sports, especially the basketball games ... an F. H. A. member who will make someone a good housewife someday enioys roller skating with her "gang" friendly and helpful. HOWARD RYAN "Jack" The boy with the well-groomed, rusty hair hobby is playing the har- monica plays guard for Flynn's basketball team . .. member of boys' and mixed chorus also on Trireme Staff a faithful worker for the Class of '50. REATHA SCHALL "Reatha" Wants to become a good housewife for Jackie takes things in their normal pattern . . , alto in girls' chor- us . . . her hobby is riding buses and reading we wonder what she reads? os she would say, "thc1t's a good question." 29 MARVIN RUSSELL "Russ" Six footer who plays center on the basketball squad the "personality boy" of 1950 plays first base on the baseball team an all around good fellow .. . well liked by everyone smooth on the dance floor. SALLY SCHEEREN "Sally" A poised and efficient worker who hopes to enter the teaching profession editor-in-chief of the Trireme . . . chummy with Ann one of our en- ergetic cheerleaders lends her tal- ents to girls' ensemble, chorus, mixed chorus member of Gregg Club. BILL SCOTT "Scottie" He is thinking hard about joining the service . .. conducts Hi-Y devo- tionals for the school on alternate Fridays backstage "sound ef- fects" man for senior play an absentee during hunting season ... quiet and dependable. BETTY SHAKLEY "Bet" Keeps the books straight for Tri- Hi-Y . . . enioys participating in choral activities F. H. A. mem- ber plans to continue her part- time job as a store clerk likes "frosted" milkshakes surprises people with her witty remarks. BETTY SHOTTS "Betts" Aspires to specialize in the pedi- atrics field of nursing quite original with those new expressions latest "You're exasperating" one of our F.H.A. members works hard in Home Ec, talking with Bea a swell friend to have. PAUL B. SHUMAKER, JR. "Shoes" So tall that he's in a different world pushes a broom at Flynns the original white-headed boy ambition is to become a mechan- ical engineer . . . his "solo" as Oogie in the senior play brought down the house. WILLIAM SOUTH "BilI" "A Farmer in the DeIl" describes iust what "BiII" is planning to be after graduation blond hair ... blue eyes the strong, silent type taking general course spends time hunting likes live ing in Kelly Station. - - H- 1 SENIOR PHYLLIS SELLERS "PhyI" A petite brownette who hopes to use Gregg Club experience in life work the team's spirit kept high with her enthusiastic cheering Tri-Hi-Y member finishes what she starts to do "timid" second soprano of choruses and ensemble. WAYNE SHERRY "Otis" Favorite pastime is hunting, trap- ping, or fishing but he especially likes to hunt "Buck" he's an- other of our outdoor enthusiasts main ambition is to become a game warden possesses a 'Friendly smile and a cheery hello. DONALD SHOTTS "Duck" A good-natured, friendly boy whose ambition is to be a scientist or a farmer . . . another Campbell Hollow-ite his baritone can be heard in the mixed chorus . . . played varsity football during his rumor year. MARCELLA SKUKALEK "Marcy" Treasurer of Gregg Club cen- stantly seen with "Mudgie" and "Rusty" . . . beware of that grey Nash plans to reach some- one's heart through his stomach and practices in F.H.A. has devilish brown eyes that fit her personality . .. girls' ensemble. RAY SWANK "Swanky" His ambition is to be a carpenter and develop his talent for building things seen in a black Chevy or with "Duck" and "Dick" .. . is quite proud of his "Hill Home" "Tweren't I" is his pet expression. 1,. , , K ' fan-,i.u.,........... ..A..A..., , . fi E . ..,., .v..e,-,,-....,,,m,7s,7?-K5-.,.f32,---,wits-r715i,.f,,1-le, -1. . CLASS GLORIA SWANSO-N "Gloria" Plans to be a stenographer ... she is a long time member of girls' chorus . . . part-time waitress . . . dotes on writing shorthand ... always humming "Where Are You?" her favorite person is Dot . .. has thick dark curls. CHARLES TEMSIK "Chuck" A great fisherman one can always find him and his dog, Koko, along the river tinkers with cars when he isn't hunting or fishing . . . has an aversion to pub- lic speaking his love is the out- of-doors. JOANNE THOMPSON "Joe" One of the shorter girls of the sen- ior class hopes to become an air hostess . .. always seen behind the counter at Murphy's be- longed to girls' chorus for four years . . . loves to cook . . . always has a pleasant smile in Tri- Hi-Y. BERNADINE TIRPAK "Funky" Sweet and dainty , .. sparkles with vim and vigor played Judy's friend Barbara in the senior play popular with the opposite sex she uses her big, greenish- brown eyes with fatal effects . .. has a definite way of speaking her mind. JOHN VOLEK "Younce" His scientific course aids him in his hobby, making telephones . .. had difficulty making the "Model T" run . . . swims the 'Allegheny for exercise tends to be quiet, but always wiiling to be helpful t.. whiz in chemistry a certified mechanic. m.L. Q 4 ,,,,.,...,...a,..,.-sL..s ,, ,,,sZ+,,,, ,, , , ,H JAMES SWARTZLANDER "Swartzy" Even during his waking hours "Swartzy" dreams of a schoolless world in which he can spend all his time listening to his favorite hill- billies plays intramural basket- ball coyly refers to a certain Sophomore .. . we wonder whom? RONALD TEMSIK "Ron" Voted most attractive boy in the senior class .Q. very enthusiastic about flying a "iet iob" . . . played end on the football team . . . 'fav- orite expression, "How about that" . . . never seen during hunting season has a nice smile. JEAN TIBBY "Dimples" Punxsy's loss was Ford City's gain when Jeannie joined us she has a bubbling laugh and deep, deep dimples makes friends easily . . . she contemplates becom- ing a nurse and will make an at- tractive one one of the gang. RICHARD VALEK "Keets" Ambition is to have his own radio program always disrupting classes with his iokes quite a lady killer can really cut a rug his good baritone voice adds to boys' and mixed choruses loves a certain sophomore. RICHARD WALKER "Walker" Builds model airplanes and some- day hopes to fly the genuine thing often seen at Cicero's Roller- cade three years of boys' and mixed chorus are to his credit a nice boy to have around has a nice smile. V ,, ,, -A T,T,,,,,,, l ALBERT WALLECK "Hub" Wants to become a good painter especially skilled in working with wood and likes woodworking class dynamite on basketball fioor held forward position on J.V. basketball squad for two years .. . "Jealous Heart" puts him to sleep. DONALD woms "Digger" Has many heart interests . . . husky tackle on varsity for 3 years wants to be a gravedigger . .. beg pardon, a mortician 'favorite pastime is sleeping C3075 presi- dent of the Hi-Y another one of our six-footers. RUTH YOUNT "Ruthie" Ambition is to be a housewife iust loves to baby sit square dancing is right down her line enioys riding on the Burrell Town- ship Bus likes to go for walks at lunch-time has expressive brown eyes. DOLORES JEAN ZIMMERMAN "Shorty" Future woman in white at- tended band festivals . . . active in all orchestra and band events listens to "Just Plain Bill" ... mem- ber of Tri-Hi-Y and F. H. A. enioys long telephone conversa- tions with Kittanning big, brown eyes very friendly. BARBARA WILSONCROFT "Barbie" One of our most energetic cheer- leaders a budding young ac- tress who gave good performances as Judy in "A Date With Judy" and Polly in "The Hangman's Noose" pals with Joan, Shirley, and Punky has lovely hair pet saying, "Is that all right with you?" DONALD WYANT "Don" One of our enthusiastic nimrods enioys one thing about school -vacations . . . gives you the im- pression of being quiet doesn't believe in exerting his energy by carrying too many books to class has wavy black hair. PHYLLIS ZERICK "Phid" Wants to be a physical education instructor successfully played character parts in both iunior and senior plays . .. loves children and has a real way with them . . . con- stantly in demand as a baby-sitter Barbie's bosom 'Friend has problems. 32 il-ti? k . 9' ,si k iw' x nf, H w V, .44 M V J. ., ,..,, tl 'L 5. Q . 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Spring time and Junior- senior prom timep Marcy and Jim are having fun The staff concentrates on yearbook copy Oops! our cameraman caught them iust before the tardy bell sounded Look! all A's!!! Music fills the air Reading heavy literature Marching down the field Two heads are better than one We caught you girlsg now smile . . . Don and Lynn ready for a full day's work . . . ls it the "Battle Hymn of the Republicn? . . . Just before the bond plays the Alma Mater... 34 .FV - ,, -1 Junior class officers conferring with class president John Cippel are Coralee Fichthorn, secretary, John Herbst, vice-president, and Jerry Liptow, treasurer. We Juniors have had a very active and suc- cessful year. First of all we sponsored the an- nual Victory Dance at the close of the football season. Then, when basketball season started, we took over the selling of refreshments at games. Among other things, we sponsored a bake sale and a skate, and produced the annual Junior Play. We topped our activities for the year with the Junior-Senior Prom. Now as we com- plete another year, we are looking forward to the time when we will be the Seniors of Ford City High School. Buck Row-John Minarcin, Wayne Rupert, John Chekanski, John Badura, William Simpson, James Thomas, James Earley. Third Row-John Lux, William Kunst, Charles Himes, Mary Ellen Thevenin, Bernice Vensel, Shirley Dry, Norma Jean Reich, Miss Steiner. Second Row-George Liperote, Richard Vidanoff, Max Seckinger, Helen Mazur, Donna Jean Henry, Florence Fox, Robert Hagofsky. Front Row-Mary Louise Shakley, Carmen Miller, Joan Carpen, Theresa Prazenica, Patricia Bouch, Janet Gordon, Clara Kiiowski. y ' gr" -"vw W" f Back Row-Jerry Liptow, James Erdley, Anthony Remis, John Second Row-Norma Churchill, Patricia Emmonds, Olga Kuchta, Cippel, Jack O'Brien, Dean Spencer, John Tripp, James Betty Riggle, Judith Greene, Joanne Waugaman, Dorothy Schmaus King, Mr. Gregory Third Row-Douglas Wingard, Alvin Sellers, Robert Kendra, Front Row-Martha Fox, Esther Morelli, Margie Boyd, Martha Robert Laing, Jack Hatfield, Howard Himes, Clyde Beatty, Odrechowski, Doris Thiry, Catherine Hrabovsky, Lillian Edward Matus Sheasley, Dorothy Presko Back Row-Edward Shaffer, James Kenttield, Edward Hribik, Second Row-Richard Heigley, Lloyd Bish, William Ortman, Henry Livengood, Gust Frerotte, Randall Schrecengost, James Law, Julia Ann King, Carole Karl, Loretta Parisi Richard Valek Third Row-Dawson Claypool, Robert Stivasan, John Wood- Front Row--Patricia Wolfe, Katherine Tremont, Doris Fair, side, Shirley Riggle, Mary Jo Pytel, Eleanor Harrison, Miss Louiseen Colosimo, Glenna Lou Lewis, Mildred Frantz, Ruth De Hout Bryan, Doris Jean Smith 36 . . ,, nm- Back Row-Ernest Klingensmith, Veorl Lookabough, Edward Leard, Donald Paffrath, Tom Booth, Kenneth Davis, Elmer Greenawalt Third Row-William Schwab, Stanley Henry, Robert Vargo, Fortune Michaux, Charles Temsik, Lowell Simmons, Mr. Wall Second Row-Ethel Cousins, Pat Schwab, Coralee Fichthorn Marilyn Buck, Nancy Reeb, Dorothy Smith, Elaine Galanis Louis Hribik Front Row-Irene Pella, Val Jean Heasley, George Yaskula Paul Arner, Eleanor Troup, Mary Kloput, Helen Mauthe Annette Kerr Back Row-Charles Asay, Edward Hutchison, Leonard Davis, Second Row-Mary Louise Germy, Jo Ann Semmens, Mary Heil- Gene Gregory, John Herbst man, Janet Klingensmith, Cecilia Kiiowski, Virginia Dode, Betty Turicik Third Row-Robert Klingensmith, Dean Bowser, Richard Luchesa, Front Row-Lois Fiscus, Earlyn Reed, Mary Alice Butler, Janet Jacob Milz, Leo Liberto, Miss Bottlander Mcjunkin, Rose Tedeski, Mary Catherine Petrovsky 37 I " 'VY' ' 1 ' '?'f'.5'f""V TOP GROUP Back Row-Richard Livengood, James Good, Vance Stivason, Charles Klingensmith, Edward Schnell, William Cunningham Third Row--Mr. Adams, Lenore Shafer, Shirley Swartz, Carolyn Kolek, Eileen McKain, Delores Henry, Dorothy Hallman, Mrs. Longwell Second Row-Marilyn Beck, John Zanoli, Carrie Boney, Anthony Dinus, Eugene Omosta, Shirley Crawford, Ernest Jackson, Betty Durec N Front Row--Gene Clever, Beverly Pasterik, Wendell Hartman, Grace Pore, Lucy Gauker, Russell Anderson, Helen Volek, Charles Englert After concluding our 'Freshman year with our Freshman Prom and our Commencement Ex- ercises, at which that great production, "Georgie Porgie", was given, we came back to school for LOWER GROUP Back Row-George Davenport, Paul Jackson, 'Thomas Schrecen- gost, Carl Dry, Robert Petras, Dean Klingensmith Third Row-John Englert, James Goodyear, Francis Hassa, Robert Martin, Walter Cochran, William Bowser, John Waugaman, Mrs. Haggerty Second R'ow-Dorothy Thomaswick, Shirley Bernauer, Lee Ann Vulgan, Mary Ann Kunst, Joan Scott, Fay Aites, Mary Kathryn Bower, Steve Zboran Front Row-Sally Haney, Janet Mechling, Yvonne Emmonds, Louise lseman, Beverly Paup, Donna Grady, Helen Priester, Betty Cyphers our sophomore year and a year ot fun. With the co-operation of all the students and the help of our advisers, we had a very successful year. L '.i . 'P' ...wg sm We got started in the fall by electing our class officers and home room chairmen. Dick McGuire, Tom Jansen, cmd Janet Mechling were elected the class officers, while Ed Waltenbaugh, Helen Volek, Janet Mechling, Tom Jansen, Rus- sell Brumbaugh, Norma Hawk, and Sam Spencer were elected home room chairmen. TOP GROUP Back Row-James Herbst, Robert Kovalovsky, Donald Contrael, Raymond Zelek, Richard McGuire, Thomas Jansen Third Row-Shirley lseman, Shirley Lettrich, Sally Fair, Mary Czapor, Goldie Shotts, Juliann Pavlik, Mr. Thompson Second Row-Walter Stivenson, James Shiring, Beverly Rupert, Sally Green, Virginia Miller, Mary Ellen Hankey, Alphonse Radic, Clinton Davis Front Row-Mary Valasek, Dorothy Bowser, Thomas Gray, James Dunmire, Oreste Falsetti, Josephine Andrews, Bev- erly Walker Among the activities during the year were the big Valentine dance and, to wind-up our sophomore year, the never-to-be-forgotten trip to Kennywood. Sophomore advisers who assisted us are Mr. Ortman, Mrs. Aubrey, Mr. Adams, Mrs. Bearden, Mr. Thompson, Mr. Haggerty, and Mrs. Longwell. LOWER GROUP Back Row-Eugene Miller, Russell Brumbaugh, Edward Duris, Max Davis, Richard Voina, James Kunst Third Row-King Woodside, Paul Coulter, Shirley Czapor, Ethel Jane Rupert, Patricia Moore, Richard Johnston, George Gribik, Mr. Ortman Second Row-James Hilliard, Elder Fennell, Annabelle Griffith, Earla Westwood, Janet Elondeaux, Vivian Marshall, Lil- lian Payo, Wayne Silvis Front Row-Dolores Hartman, Celia Anthony, Shirley Smathers, Janice Kane, Patricia Ferguson, Patricia Bowser, Elsie Vargo ,,,,,,: . TOP GROUP Back Row-Edward Hobough, Albert Wagner, William Cullei- Ethel Heckman, Shirley Blondeaux, Harry Lessire, Jack ton, Gerald Kamer, Donald Decock Gainor, Eugene Eck, Felix Bureau Third Row-Barbara Wintgens, William Wray, Mildred Maus, Front Row-Florence Camp, Pat Fichthorn, Suzanne Myers, Wayne Miller, Rennie Simmons, Mrs. Aubrey Allene Beck, Janice Rupert, Norma Hawk, Betty Hagofsky, Second Row-Kenneth Ritchey, Gayle Davis, Vivian Pendleton, Joyce Kane LOWER GROUP Buck Row-Glenn Cunningham, Harry King, Junior Hankey, Tom Em- monds, John Wain, Richard Di Gregorio, Bill Liberto, Jim Allison Third Row-Marlene Heinrich, Gail Kentfield, Shirley Parisi, Sondra McCarthy, Richard Chauvaux, Bob Gibson, Mrs. Bearden Second Row-Anne Halas, Kathy Sanko, Margaret Frerotte, Florence Beck, Helen Spachtholz, Mary Alice Campbell, Idella Davis, Jeanie Boarts Front Row-Jim Hrabovsky, John Yassem, Sam Spencer, George Schaeffer, Garnet Pore, Barbara Visnovsky Sophomore Class Officers are Richard McGuire, president, Janet Mechling, secretary-treasurer, Tom Jansen, vice-president. 40 sr: gf 7 - 'f" - -+7-Y-H-ff 'V - - , W- V-V V-----W Y -Z7 -Y, 'Lg The ninth grade, after a number of get acquainted Tea Dances, climaxed its social activities with the Freshman Prom. The big moment for each ninth grader occurred when he received his certificate at the traditional Ninth Grade Promo- tional Exercises held in May. TOP GROUP Back Row-Amil Brisky, Frank Arnold, Oren Baker, Albert Calla- han, Edward Burdette, Sandy Bryant Third Row-Margaret Bowser, Shirley Bailey, Mary Baker, Har- riet Cassel, Mary Ann Bartolovic, Alberta Berry, James Berry, Miss Johnston Second Row-Vivian Asay, Hazel Bish, Norma Canil, Marilen Bowser, Helen Bfsh, RaFfaela Arco, Bernadette Beno, Betty Bowser Front Row-Helen Catlos, Margaret Baillie, George Arnold, Virgil Aites, Harriet Bowser, Wayne Aites, June Baker, James Byron I LOWER GROUP Back Row-Bill Fichthorn, Richard Gardner, Jack Crum, Dean Galanis, Stanley Gowetski, Dean Cousins, Sally Dill, Mar- lene Foreman Third Row-Francis Duff, Sam Given, Bob Fichthorn, Doris Dun- mire, Helen Cyphers, Martha Crissman, Norma Cooper, Beverly Cochran, Mr. Miller Second Row-Shirley Emminger, Catherine Christ, John Ewing, Donald Erdley, James Charney, Mary Cechvala, Agnes Goodgasell, Gloria Fair, Dorothy Churchill Front Row-Nancy Everett, John Fox, Frank Ferrara, Thomas French, John Goldinger, Charles Goodyear, Ann Eakins, Harry Gibson, June Cunningham K-, - - , 'Y - -ww-V -f--- vt- ' , -1 Back Row-Johnny Klimkowicz, William Harriger, Joseph Greg- Second Row-Mary A, Hornemon, Alice Hartman, Bernice Klin- ory, Joe Hornyak, Don Hrabovsky, Larry Hufhand, Ron- gensmith, Mary Ellen Hulings, Sally lrwin, Betty Kiiowski, uld Klingensmith Viola Hilty, Kathryn Harosky, Esther Karl Third Row-Alberta John, Rosemarie Kamas, Arlene Kane, Front Row-Paul Hromadik, James Hirst, Paul Hassa, Gene Adele Karl, Mary Ann Guthrie, Beverly Hockenberry, Ethel Grantz, Henry Herbst, Harry Kolakowski, John Jaworski, Guthrie, Joanne Hooks, Miss Weaver Janet Hufhand, Barbara Hileman Back Row-Marion Lysakowski, Donald Petras, Joanne Kunkle, Second Row-Cathryn Meinz, Betty Novak, Helen Kudelka, Sylvia Pella, William Morda, Raymond Miller, Eugene Joyce Lefever, Shirley Mohr, Anne Novak, Betty Markby, Plazak, Gary Lingenfelter Donna McCollim, Glenn Neale Third Row-Doris Maguire, Helen Kubatko, Marion Law, Doris Front Row-Donald Matthews, Lowell Miltz, Paul Ondrusek, Marks, Walter Kuchta, John Myschisin, Thomas Miles, John Milligan, William Livengood, John Manning, Joyce Albert Lux, Mr. Buyers Luchesa, Irene Paul, Bernice Mansfield 42 in r ? - ---- ----V Back Row-Calvin Roush, James Roberts, Donald Simmons, John Second Row--Henry Shevchuk, Andy Pytel, Robert Shaffer, Slagle, John Roudybush, William Smith, Harry Schaffer, Donald Scott, Richard Rovnyalc, Clifford Sanders, Gail Charles Sitch, George Schall Sherry, Ruth Sheasley, Jacqueline Ritchey Third Row-Carolyn Schrecengost, Peggy Procious, Lois Reeb, Front Row-Frank Rupert, J. A. Reed, Martha Remis, Betty June Joanne Smith, Roberta Schaeffer, Mary Ann Prazenica, Ralko, Jennie Lee Morgan, Marie Ruston, Edwin Slagle, June Schall, Miss Ekis Robert Smail, Frank Shatter Buck Row-Glen Thornburg, Robert Stewart, Robert Wingard, Second Row-Esther Smulik, Marion Stivason, Elizabeth Tira, Paul Surovic, Patricia Vent, Josephine Visnovsky Joseph Thevenin, Bernard Valek, Robert Walker, Allen . Welch, Ronald Stitt Third Row-Joanne Toussalnt, Helen Tihanovich, Elsie Mae From Row-.Lois Jean Woodside, Beny Wclberfl Mabel Zion, Tl'0mP50f", Frances Walfenboughf PlTYlll5 Walkeff 5l1lfleY Beverly White, Dorothy Ulisky, Patricia Wiser, Thomas Swast, James Woodside, Miss Shumaker Zanoli, Joe Wilcox, Herbert Stitt 43 V 1--V-YW ' if . V 5 ' rw l i ,s,.,-.,., , , I i I 5 . l l l l l TOP GROUP Back Row-Richard Boarts, John Bryan, William Snyder, Janet Second Row--Louise Rupert, Janice Swartzlander, Ruby Beck, Rigglel Clark Vvohersl Charles Miller Julia Nycz, Beverly McKain, Nick Wilsoncrofl, William Craw- . , - ford, Joan Martin, Nancy Rodgers Thhd Row-Charles Lullerbacll' shlrley sclweffer' Shlrley Dil- Front Row-Luby Kotyk, William Boker, Clifford Dunn, Veda l0lVCl, Rlfiltflfd Gmblecf l-Ols l-Ukellalff BellY HeU5leYf BSHY Aites, Robert Shumaker, Robert Burdette, William Heider, Herbst, Miss McCoy Beverly Yount LD LOWER GROUP Buck Row-Thomas Hromadik, Raymond Moore, Lorenzo Pendleton, Merle Barger, Nelson Geiger, Joseph Harrison, Dolores King 3 ' Third Row-Mary Cravener, Jo Ann Stitt, Larry Schrecengost, Mary Ann l Szymanski, Dale Anderson, Cherie Rupert, James Davis, W. A. l Baum l y Second Row-Marilyn Mizerik, Mary Jane White, Lucinda Livengood, l Ido Bowser, Harry Piper, Ruth Edwards, Geraldine Temsik, Sharon l Evans l First Row-Joseph Vargo, Nora .lo Holland, Henry Woyton, Delores l Miller, Delores Luke, Betty Crissman, Eugene Hileman, Melvin l Miller, Iona Youni l , l 44 Llp,-,,,-...E M . -A J Back Row--John Ollinger, Sara Wess, Delores Cowan, Gene Na- meche, Delores Green, Robert Salankiewicz Third Row-Janet Kiiowski, Larry Petrovsky, Janet Grove, Ronny Ewing, Norma Davis, Mary Ann Pacuch, Audrey Westwood, Mrs. Ella V. Kinley Second Row-Patsy Hazen, Ken- neth Klingensmith, Rose Marie Brisky, Bernard Lysakowski Charlene Horan, Stanley Schaf- fer, Lois Jeanne Lessire, Sally Heilmon, William Myers First Row-Glenn Waugaman, Mar- iorie Waugaman, Leroy Davis, Carol Fulton, Henri Mae Smith, William Fullerton, Shirley Wyant Alfred Myers, Richard Hellman Back Row-Alvin St9PP, Sherry Evans, Loretta Novak, Angelo Piersanti, William Hileman, James Crossman, Kenneth Yas- sem Third Row-Shirley Sweatt, Ed- ward Schaffhauser, Wendell Sti- vason, Richard Chestnut, Shirley King, Jackie Crawford, Delores Boyer, Mrs. Edna Tylinski Second Row-Rose Marie Miltz, Eleanor South, Earl Smeltzer, Bob Henry, Robert Crytzer, Mary- lin Ferguson, Edith Dickey, Ken- neth Wilson Front Row-Janet Yount, Margaret Hilliard, Dorothy Delaney, Mari- lyn Ray, Carolyn Sanoba, Shir- ley Roudybush, Lois Heasley Norma Fuller Back Row-Alfred Jackson, Don Haddon, Walter Slagle, John King, Leroy Wiser, Hyatt Hawk Third Row--Roy Long, Roy Graden, Dorothy Wynkoop, Dorothy Al- lensworth, Janet Bailey, Robert Hallman, Miss Barlett Second Row-Rose Blusk, Martha Dunmire, Jane Rosenberger, Le- ona Rupert, Grace Miller, Kath- ryn Dickson, Vera Younf Front Row-Daniel Kilgore, Rober' Baker, Roberta Blandeau, Shirley Warcholak, Patty Paup, Nancy Stump, Sarah Olinger --v.,x - 395, -H - ff- v-- ---iz--7-iff---------H YY- - - ---if -----f.-ff, - - ---H Yfiwa Back Row-Elaine Carberry Elizabeth Wray, Bernard Rupp, Judith Rupert, Jean Todoroff, Gloria Graden, Janet Schiftgens, Robert Brown Third Row-Patricia Mansfield, Joe Capizzi, Margo Hanner, Kenneth Mechling, Wilford Jackson, James Angehr, Miss Rhines Second Row-James Liberto Nancy Sheldon, John Min- teer, Gary Rosenberger, Jack Cogley, Leonard Cook, Carol Ryan, Barbara Kiene Front Row-Joe Nameche, Fred Tregaskes, Kenneth Wray, David Neer, George Bow- ser, Carol Ford, Gail Rosen' berger, Robert Woodside Back Row-James McMunn, Donald Wright, William Pe- tras, Bill Buhite, Howard Kline, Fred McGuire Third Row-Fred Partertield Don Thiry, Nancy Stitl, Mary Fiscus, Estella Mauthe, Cecil Toy, Miss Beckwith Second Row-Elsa B a u w i n, Elsie Baum, Dorothy Vinan- sky, Ralph Rybarick, Frank Spachtholz, Jim Barto, Lou- ella Coulter Front Row--Margaret Byers, Elva Huthand, Martha Rice, Alice Heilman, Janet Toy, Frank Harkleroad, Carole Stiffy Back Row-Bob C o n t r a e I George Klingensmith, Ronald Hartman, Walter Wendell Zencn Bauwin, Donald Dea' derick Third Row-Sam Hockenberry Jim Heilman, Raymond Stitt Peggy Wright, Anna M Blusk, Annie Klingensmith, Mrs. Myers Second Row-James Clever Lillian Plazak, Mary Bur- dette, Mary A. Beralell, Donna Jageman, Loretta Garmong, Jean Peters Front Row-Roger Wolfe, Em- SVSOY1, Crownover, Willis stitt, Maxine Schall, Dean Rupert, Robert Jaworski Back Row-Kenneth Bryant, William Verchuren, Kathleen Fulton, Rita Pendleton, Ede ward Slavensky Third Row-Robert Laughner, Paul Krukar, Beryl Greer, Virginia South, Rosella Smith, Janet Waine, Mr. Shakley Second Row-Daryl Stitt, Paul Szalankiewicz, Thomas Rish- er, William Graff, Raymond Wendell, Jane Bowser, Wayne Fennell, Evelyn Sti- venson Front Row-Richard A i t e s, James Shaffer, Melvin Wal- ker, Thomas Rumbarger, Joanne Siar, Carolyn Hep- ler, Patricia Zurney Back Row-Sherwood Meades, Bob Smith, Matt Pfeil, Sally Kamer, Janis Roberts, Mar- ian Zermane Third Row-Dolores Rupert, Pat Hobbins. Elnora Booth Virginia Reeb, James Littek, Carl Iseman, Miss Falsetti I Second Row-Kenneth Holizna, David Stuben, Jim Fichthorn Bonnie Lee Crossman, Haze Cravener, Pat Wright, David Chauvaux, Ronald Miller , I Front Row-Kenneth Mayson, Edgar White, Ruth Hilty, Shirley Simmons, Camille Beck, Ray Statler, Clyde Clever Back Row-William Ruttaner, Clifford Yount, George Bur- dette, Leo Oresick, Charles Brown, Donald Guthrie, James Wright Third Row-Richard Smith, Robert Cyphers, Charles Louden, Stanley Grafton, Harold Rosenberger, Glenn Roush, Mr. Rupert Second Row-Jack McCarthy, Helen Kiiowski, Sally Yor- ko, Anna Seniow, Shirley Gibson, Philip Busch, Ealine Harkleroad, Lois Schaeffer Front Row-David Hufhand, Charles Golclinger, Joanne Reich, Marion Dinus, Dawn Luchesa, Jessie Watt, Delton lon, Patty Zerick, Marlene Klingensmith .-.-.-.'Z'72W'I'I"53'C S:5:5:1:5:b:-:-:-:f:5:E7:5:5:4 - -:-:-:::3:g:g:g:3:3:5:f 5 5 " "" - 'c" V ,.,,-'ggi-,v 4 x , x 21:22E1ErE1Er35E2EM2:4ErE1E5E3E5 '535EZEEEQEEEFEZEFEEEEEEEEEEiff . 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Henry Front Row-C. Reitler, L. Kotyk, R. Edwards, M. Szymanski, L. Colosimo, M. Shakley, P. Procious, M. Heinrich. The Ford City High School Band, under the leadership of Miss Lola Bevington, is a rapidly growing organization. The band, its personnel consisting of forty-nine instruments-seventeen maiorettes, two mascots, and four color guards, makes a snappy appearance as the members parade in their uniforms of purple and gold. Drama and color is added to the football games as the band presents its music and gay maneuvers at the openings and at the intermis- sions. Marching in most parades, the band is also an asset to the community. Besides learning their three ,"R's", band members also learn their three "T's"-time, tone, and tonguing. During football season, band rehearsals are held every evening after school. The rest of the year the band practices two nights a week in preparation forthe annual spring concert. Band members representing Ford City at the District Band Festival at Punxsutawney were Mary Ann Kunst, Beverly Cochran, Clair Culp, Pat Binder, Dolores Zimmerman, James Shiring, and Beverly Walker. Beverly Cochran, who plays the alto clarinet, was a delegate to State Band. HIGH SCHOOL BAND Back Row-H. Schrecengost, M. Miller, M. Pytel, E. Karl, H. King. Fourth Row--P. Binder, J. Shiring, N. Davis, W, Bowser, M. Kunst, J. Siagle, A. Welch. Third Row--B. Bouch, S. Dill, A. Sellers, R. Laing, J. O'Brien, D. Wingard. Second Row-C. Sitch, C. Miller, E. Harrison, P. Schwab, S. Fair, F. Shaffer, T. Risher, C. Johnston, M. Bower. First Row-J. Carpen, L. Payo, M. Pacuch, Y. Emmonds, M. Ferguson, B, Bowser. This year Ford City had the honor of being the host to the Armstrong County Band Festival, which was held April 27 and 28. The two-day practice session culminated in a concert presented Friday evening. The Festival Band was directed by William Hruby, one of the solo cornetists with the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra. He is the past national commander of the All-American Drum and Bugle Corps and Band Association. BRASS ENSEMBLE Standing: Wilbert Euchler, Clair Culp, Bob Laing, Wendell Hartman Seated: Jack O'Brien, Douglas Wingard, Alvin Sellers, Frank Shaffer -- Y' - fwgwsfrij' wx-1:g,'ggffigjfQv3'u!3 ' -Ci' We ,f ENIOR HIGH Jw-v-W Hsin: ORCHESTRA J mes Allison Sam Spencer' Violins-Mary Plano-Frances Bartek, Miss Bevington, Bass Viol-Stanley Henryy Percussion--Bill Simpson, a , , Louise Germy, Patricia Bowser, Mary .lo Pytel, Barbara Bouch, Sally Fair, Clarinets-Dolores Zimmerman, Mary Ann Olinger, Beverly Wal ker, Patricia Binder, Shirley Bernauery Trumpets-Leonard Davis, Carmen Miller, Patti Schwab, Richard McGuire, Tenor Saxophone-Robert Gibson, Euphonium-Wendell Hartman, Oboe-James Shiringp Cellos-Barbara Visnovsky, Marleen Heinrich, Alto Saxophone-Bill Bowser Mary Ann Kunstg French Horn-Robert Laing. The Senior High Orchestra, under the baton of Lola Bevington, is an organization established not only for the purpose of learning to play music, but also for the purpose ot learning to appreciate it and becoming acquainted with the lives of the composers. The orchestra plays for many school events--assemblies, plays, the annual Christmas Program, baccalaureate services, and co CLARINET QUARTET Mary Ann Olinger, TRUMPET QUARTET Sally Dill, Barbara Bouch, Carmen Miller, Eleanor Ha ... -.....A......,,, m- Pat Binder, Beverly Walker, Dolores Zimmerman mencement, In addition to practicing two days a week in school, the orchestra also has night re- hearsals to prepare for special occasions. Six orchestra members who represented our school at the three day Festival at Dayton are: Sally Irwin, Marilen Bowser, Barbara Bouch, Sally Fair, Patty Bowser, and Stanley Henry. rrison 52 . .in-Q.. A 'Hf'x'j4j:14M5" 'i1'1w'1'1"""H' 'tw-mfq: V lr, JUNIOR ORCHESTRA I PIANO: Procious, Rosenberger: Miss Bevington: CLARINETS- Schiflgens Dav' C b . , is, ar erry, Ford, Hazen, Kotyk: TRUMPETS: Dill, F Shaffer, Reisher, Aites, Stitt: PERCUSSION: Gardner, Sitch, Piper, Morgan: VIOILA: Irwin, Bowser: VIOLIN: Martin, Heider, Booth, Rosenberger, Kramer, Petrovsky, Salankiewicz, Green, Rupert, Pytel, M. Lysakowskiy FLUTE: Eakins: CELLO: Miller, Foreman, S. Shaffer: SAXOPHONES: Slagle, Welch, Meades, FRENCH HORN: Karl: ALTO CLARINET: Cochran: BASS CLARINET: Groves: BARI- TONE: Graden: TROMBONE: Woyton, Shumaker, B. Lysakowski, Waugaman. The Junior Orchestra does much in hel in th p g e young musician. It gives him a background of music training, both in fundamentals and in appreciation, and the experience of learning to work with others. This organization is under the direction of the instrumental music instructor, Miss Lola Bevington. VOCAL ENSEIVIBLES SOPHOMORES: Back Row: Pat Moore, Lillian Payo, Shirley Bernauer Mar C B ' y . ower, Marilyn Beck, Dorothy Thomaswick, Anne Halas Front Row: Pat Bowser, Norma Hawk, Marlene Heinrich Mary A. Campbell, Goldie Shotts, Kathryn Sanko, Janice Rupert, Helen Priester: Sally Fair, Pianist. Juniors: Back Row: Mary E, Thevenin, Coralee Fichthorn, Elaine Galanis, Janet Gordon, Pat Emmonds, Pat Schwab, Carmen Miller. Front Row: Pat Wolfe, Mary A. Butler, Mary Klaput, Pat Bouch, Katherine Tremont, Annette Kerr, Mary L. Shakley, Doris Thiry, Pianist. 53 s...c........, . ,. A SENIOR GIRLS' CHORUS Back Row-Diana Ritchey, Dona Clever, Doris Buhite, Magdalen Gayda, Carrie Johnston, Helen Payo, Genevieve Kotyk, Frances Remis, Vivian Lungrik, Teresa Levcik, Jo Ann Reed, Alice Lee Campbell, Mary Ann Olinger, Gloria Swanson, Ronald Jean Pendleton, Pat Kiene, Betty Shotts, Anna Marie Beck, Jean Goodyear, Betty Riggle, Mary Louise Gainor, Barbara Bouch, Delores Fair, Betty Mohr, Joanne Thomp- son. First Row-Dolcres Zimmerman, Jeannine Axton, Barbara Wilsoncroft, Mary Ann Colonna, Phyllis Sellers, Leatrice Miller, Marcella Skukalek, Mary Jane Reich, Myrtle Mack, Geraldine Minarcin, Isabelle Krukar, Sally Scheeren, Frances Putz, Pat Binder, Lucille Leque, Cecilia Labutka, Sally Bish, Ann Irwin, June Fox, Betty Shakley, Pat Czapor, Janet Holizna, Mr. Thompson. JUNIOR GIRLS' CHORUS Back Row-Pat Wolfe, Janet Gordon, Pat Emmonds, Carmen Miller, Mary Ellen Thevenin, Carole Karl, Helen Mazer, Pat Schwab, Annette Kerr, Nancy Reeb, Lillian Sheasley, Ethel Cousins, Betty Riggle, Mary Alice Butler, Mary Lou Shakley, Irene Pella, First Row-Louiseen Colosimo, Ruth Bryan, Pat Bouch, Doris Thiry, Elaine Galanis, Katherfne Tremont, Doris Smith, Coralee Fichthorn, Eleanor Troup, Rose Tedeski, Mary Klaput, Mary Catherine Petrovsky, Janet Mcjunkin, Val Jean Heasley, Earlyn Reed, Mr. Thompson. 54 SOPI-IOMGRE GIRLS' CHORUS Back Row-Ethel Jane Rupert, Goldie Shotts, Shirley Crawford, Carolyn Kolek, Betty Durec, Janet Mechling, Yvonne Emmonds, Suzanne Myers, Shirley Blondeaux, Sally Green, Sally Fair, Shirley lseman, Gail Kentfield, Mary Catherine Bower, Juliann Pavlik, Marlene Heinrich, Grace Pore, Elizabeth Hagofsky, Mary Alice Campbell, Katherine Sanko, Norma Hawk, Pat Bowser. Front Row--Donna Grady, Dorothy Bowser, Mary Valesek, Janice Rupert, Delores Hartman, Sally Haney, Josephine Andrews, Beverly Paup, Florence Camp, Earla Westwood, Pat Moore, Beverly Walker, Marilyn Beck, Shirley Bernauer, Lenore Schaffer, Lillian Payo, Barbara Visnovsky, Garnet Pore, Anne Halas, Dolly Thomaswick, Helen Priester, Mr. Thompson. B O Y S' C H 0 R U S Back Row-James Shiring, Tom Jansen, Bob Laing, Bill Liberto, King Woodside, Paul Coulter, Raymond Zelek, Lynn Patchin, Richard Walker, Edward Chauvaux, Leonard Davis, Bill Ortman, Enrico Papurello, Bill Schwab, Edward Leard. Front Row-Max Seckinger, James Allison, Stanley Henry, Donald Shotts, Allen Fair, Bill Simpson, Don Paflirath, John Cippel, Richard Asay, Ernest Klingensmith, Clair Culp, Mr. Thompson. 55 MIXED CHORUS Buck Row-S. Fair, W. Liberto, J. Shiring, T. Jansen, M. Seckinger, R. Laing, D. Shotts, K. Woodside, P. Coulter, A. Fair, R. Zelek, L. Patchin, R. Walker, E. Chauvaux, L. Davis, W. Ortman, J. Liptow, R. Asay, E. Papurello, W. Schwab, C. Culp, E. Leard, E. Klingensmith. Second Row-Y. Emmonds, E. Hagofsky, A. Halas, M. Bower, M. Heinrich, S. Cechvala, P. Emmonds, E. Galanis, C. Miller, P. Schwab, J. Allison, W. Simpson, D. Paffrath, J. Cippel, M. Olinger, C. Labutka, B. Shakley, C. Johnston, B. Bouch, P. Bowser, N. Hawk, D. Thiry. Front Row- P. Moore, S. Mye Leque, S. Bish, P. rs, J. Rupert, J. Axton, D. Zimmerman, M. Colonno, P, Sellers, J. Fox, M. Reich, M. Mack, M. Skukalek, R. Pendleton, l.. Binder, S. Scheeren, A. Irwin, V. Lungrik, J. Holizna, B. Walker, S. Bernauer, M. Valasek, M. Beck, Mr. Thompson. Sixty-tive voices blend together, and the result is the music of our mixed chorus. Under the direction of Mr. Martin E. Thompson, the chorus presented the inspiring Christmas Program, which is held annually. Instead of an operetta, this year the chorus entertained with a concert in the spring, at which delightful songs of many varieties were sung. Sixteen members represented our school at the Armstrong County Chorus Festival, which was held at Apollo. SENIOR ENSEIVIBLE Shirley Cechvala, Barbara Bouch, Sally Bish, Cecilia Labutka, Patricia Binder, Ann Irwin, Sally Scheeren, Lucille Leque, Marcella Skukalek, June Fox, Phyllis Sellers, Mary Ann Colonno, Mary Jane Reich, Myrtle Mack, Mary Ann Olinger and Alice Lee Campbell at the piano. 56 P rrfrevf- ' ' -- 'i 'i "f"""-""'vq'f'f ' v -"""'v11r-H.-v.-w - ,ff--.s.e-ve,--swf THE LIBRARY AND LIBRARY ASSISTANTS The library is the store room of a vast amount of knowledge. This room is continually being used by students and teachers. In addition to its fiction and non-fiction books, the latest magazines, and the daily newspapers, the library contains all sorts of reference material. Because of a shortage of space, it is also necessary to use this as a study room at different times. Besides the librarian, Miss Mitchell, there is a group of girls known as the library assistants who help keep the library in order. Under the direction of Miss Mitchell, these girls have learned to do various tasks connected with the operation of a library. One of the first duties of a library assistant is to learn to check out books. lt is also necessary for her to know exactly how to file and to keep the card catalogue in order. Besides meeting these fundamental re- quirements ofa librarian, the girls are often found helping prepare the attractive bulletin board displays and helping students find the particular book they want. You will also find these girls helpful in suggesting interesting books with which they are acquainted. ln addition to being helpful to the library, the girls them- selves benefit by the knowledge of library procedure they acquire and by becom- ing acquainted with so many books. On the whole, the library and its sta'Ff are a great asset to the school and to the whole community. Standing: Delores Miller, Mary .lane White, Delores Green, Jo Ann Scott, ldella Davis, Miss Mitchell, Lucy Gauker, Maxine Reynolds, Dorothy Churchill, Dolores Zimmerman, Alberta John, Lois Reeb, Doris Fair, Agnes Gooclgasell, Marilyn Mizarek. Seated: Beverly Paup, Virginia Miller, Helen Mazur, Shirley Lettrich, Ann Novak. Absent: Marcella Berry, Rosemarie Kamas, Marian Stivason. 57 GREGG CLUB Standing: Dolores Fair, Glenna Cunningham, Joanne Coulter, Frances Putz, Jo Ann Reed, Martha Claypool, Helen Payo, Phyllis Sellers, Sally Scheeren, Jeannine Axton, Ann lrwin, Patricia Chauvaux, Isabelle Rofhwell, Eleanor Kane, Olga Magdy, Barbara Wilsoncrcft. Seated: Francis Remis, Marcella Skukalek, Myrtle Mack, Patrfcia Kiene, Mary Jane Reich. FUTURE I-IGMEMAKERS OF AMERICA Back Row-June Fox, Isabelle Krukar, Cecilia Labutka, Phyllis Zerick, Pat Binder, Anna Marie Beck, Martha Claypool, Dorothy Rupert, Betty Shotts, Leatrice Miller, Eleanor Harrison, Mary Ellen Thevenin, Pat Schwab, Mildred Frantz, Mary Catherine Petrovsky, Beverly Walker, Nancy Reels, Bernice Vensel, Annette Kerr. Second Row-Mary Alice Butler, Dolores Zimmerman, Maxine Reynolds, Ronald Jean Pendleton, Betty Byrant, Mary Ann Olinger, Coralee Fichtharn, Diana Ritchey, Mary Klaput, Elaine Galanis, Carmen Miller, Pat Emmonds. First Row- Betty Shakley, Marcella Skukalek, Myrtle Mack, Magdalen Gayda, Carrie Johnston, Joan Croyle, Donna Clever, Allene Beck, Katherine Tremont, Mary Lou Shakley. 58 sv- af GREGG CLUB . OFFICERS President ............,.........., Myrtle Mack Vice-president .........,.,........ Pat Kiene Recording Secretary , ,, Frances Remis Corresponding Secretary Mary Jane Reich Treasurer .,..... ...,. M arcella Skukalek Historian .......,. ...r,....... H elen Payo Librarian ............. .. .... Eleanor Kane Parliamentarian ,.,.., Jeannine Axton Publicity ....,....,.., ,....... P hyllis Sellers Social ............., Barbara Wilsoncroft Program .,... .......,.., , . Sally Scheeren The Gregg Secretarial Club, in existence in Ford City since 1933, is founded with the purpose of acquainting its twenty-one members with the business world by securing practical secretarial training and by conducting business meetings in accordance with correct parliamentary pro- cedure. Under the direction of Miss Margaret B. Shu- bert, faculty adviser, the club has had many worthwhile programs at the bi-monthly meetings. Other activities of the group included a bake sale, a Christmas party, and a skate. Often F. H. A. Under the direction of Mrs. Robert Adams, the Future Homemakers of America have done a fine iob of carrying out their motto-"learning to live better today in order that our lives and those of our families may be better tomorrow." The opening meeting of the club was the impressive ritual at which club members were initiated and officers were installed. Among their interesting and educational experiences, the girls were privileged to have presented to them demonstrations by sponsors of well-known pro- ducts. Everyone remembers the delicious candy OFFICERS President ......,....... Mary Alice Butler Vice-president ....,..,.... Bernice Vensel Secretary ......, ............... J une Fox Treasurer ,...,. ......... C arrie Johnston Reporter ..... ...... C oralee Fichthorn Historian ........,.,......... Patricia Binder Song Leader .... Ronnie Jean Pendleton Gregg Club members getting office experience. members were called upon to do office work for people and organizations in the school and in the community. The most important proiect undertaken by the club for the year T949-1950 was the business management of the school annual. The sales for the 1950 Trireme far exceeded any number ever sold previously-815. In addition to the con- ducting of the sales campaign, the club members also kept all business records and did the neces- sary secretarial work connected with the publica- tion of the annual. made and sold in the halls by these girls. Dur- ing the Christmas season they enioyed planning a social gathering in honor of Mrs. Adams' forth- coming marriage. The club was represented at the state F. H. A. Conference held in Scranton in the spring. These forty-two girls look forward to the time when they will carry on as the home- makers of our community. Mrs. Adams is assisted by Mrs. Anna Long- well. Mrs. Clyde Huston, the club mother, rep- resents the community homemakers. Officers and advisers at F. H. A. installation service. 59 '15 Jrfk' " 1 HI-Y Buck Row-Jim Karl, Donald Paffrath, Donald Wolfe, Lynn Patchin, Richard Humes, Edward l.eard, Edward Duris Second Row-Bill Scott, John Cippel, Gene Gregory, Alvin Sellers, Dean Bowser, Mr. Adams First Row-Bob Kendra, Wilbert Euchler, James Manes, Bill Culleiton, .lack Hatfield, Bob Laing "To create, maintain, and extend through- out the school and the community high standards of Christian character" is the purpose of the Hi-Y, an organization which has been very active in the school this year. lts platform calls for clean speech, clean habits, and clean scholarship. Any member not upholding the purpose and the plat- form is violating a pledge which he has taken in the induction service. During the year the district meeting at Brentwood was attended by Don Wolfe and Lynn Patchin, representing the local chapter. In Janu- Hl Y and Tri-Hi-Y members as they conduct weekly devotionals over the inter-communicating system. ary Bill Scott attended a meeting in Indiana where bills were made up to present at a model legislature held in Harrisburg, Bill was elected as one of the delegates representing the central- western district in this model legislature. Activities of the local organization included ioint meetings with the Tri-Hi-Y at which the "Teen-Talks" were presented, the conducting of devotionals on alternate Fridays, and the selling of refreshments at the football games. One of the outstanding social events of the year was the district dinner-dance held at Apollo in the spring. OFFICERS 5 Donald Wolfe President ....,.... Vice-president ...... ..,. R ichard Humes Treasurer ...... ...., G ene Gregory Secretary .,.,....,.. .... J ack Hatfield Faculty Advisor ...... ..... M r. Adams cef"'f"r-'2'1e's"e W V .3 -I - - -v-1-' f .,7v.P,:. ht, TRI-I-II-Y When, at some time in the future, we recall our days in high school, one of our first thoughts will be of our Tri-Hi-Y and of its influence upon all of us. We shall certainly remember the con- ducting of devotionals over the intercommuni- cating system in cooperation with the Hi-Y, and the selling of refreshments at the home football games. Its members will also always carry the remembrance of the meetings, especially those at which our local ministers made their interest- ing talks to the girls and those at which faculty members gave the instructive "Teen-Talks". The Tri-Hi-Y members will always appreci- Back Row--Earla Westwood, Mary Louise Germy, Joan Carpen, ate the guidance and aid which the sponsors, Miss Mitchell and Mrs. Adams, gave them. For the school year of T949-50, the affairs of the organization were under the leadership of the following officers: President, Jo Ann Reed, Vice- president, Patricia Wolfe, Secretary, Mary ,Jo Pytel, Treasurer, Betty Shakley. Last, but perhaps most important of all, the Tri-Hi-Y members will continually cherish the aim of the club, which is to create, maintain, and extend throughout the school and community high standards of Christian character. Annette Kerr, Mary Lou Shakley. Sixth Row-Florence Camp, Helen Mazer, Lee Ann Vulgan, Janet Mc.lunkin, Shirley Crawford, Sally Green, Mary Czapor, Goldie Shotts, Carolyn Kolelc. Fifth Row-Norma Churchill, Margaret Frerotte, Betty Durec, Janice Rupert, Mary Catherine Petrovsky, Mary Valasek, Josephine Andrews, Marilyn Beck, Beverly Walker, Ann lrwin, Sally Scheeren. Fourth Row-Theresa Ondrusek, Martha Oolrechowski, Helen Barber, Shirley Lettrich, Beverly Rupert, Helen Priester, Eileen McKain, Beverly Paup, Patricia Kiene, Janet Mechling, Betty Cyphers. Third Row-Betty Bryant, Vivian Pendleton, June Fox, Barbara Bouch, Sally Haney, Barbara Visnovsky, Sally Fair, Lenore Schafer, Ruth Bryan, Joanne Waugaman. Second Row-Marlene Heinrich, Nancy Reeb, Bernice Vensel, Mary Ellen Thevenin, Mildred Frantz, Phyllis Sellers, Janet Blondeaux, Mary Alice Campbell, Dolores Zimmerman, Louiseen Colosimo. First Row-Miss Mitchell, Kathryn Sanko, Jeannine Axton, Grace Pore, Katherine Tremont, Doris Thiry, Lillian Sheasley, Allene Beck, Maxine Reynolds, Danna Jean Henry, Patricia Ferguson, Mrs. Adams. Kneeling-Mary Jo Pytel, Jo Ann Reed, Betty Shakley, Patricia Wolfe. O UR SENIOR PLA The Cast Oogie serenades Judy Halloo! Halloo! Hallool A DATE WITH JUDY. . . The audience was kept in an uproar with' the presentation of our Senior play, A Date With Judy by Aleen Leslie. This three-act comedy, adapted from a radio program of the same name, concerns the life of a typical teen-age girl, Judy Foster, played by Barbara Wilsoncrott, and her humorous escapades in trying to raise money to become Queen of the Charity Ball. The play was a huge success through the cooperation of the rest of the cast: Wib Euchler as Randolph, Judy's kid-brother, Jim Karl and Isabelle Krukar Randolph meets Susie Bosom pals disagree Eloise elocutes! os Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Foster, Paul Shumaker as Oogie, Judy's boyfriend, and Bernadine Tirpak and Frances Remis as Barbara and Mitzi, her friends. Others in the supporting cast were Pat Czapor as Mrs. Shultzhammer, Theresa Ondrusek as Mrs. Hotchkiss, Maxine Reynolds as Eloise, Tom Relich as Rex, Isabelle Rothwell as Susie, Bill Byron as Mr. Martindale, Phyllis Zerick as Han- nah, and James Manes as the Announcer. Miss Janet Ward skillfully directed the play, assisted by Miss Alice Steiner. 62 l GUR CHRISTMAS PROGRAM SILENT NIGHT . . . HOLY NIGHT . . . The darkened auditorium was slowly filling with myriad lighted tapers as the girls' chorus filed onto the stage. After the last strains of the familiar hymn had died away, Mr. Thompson stepped before the footlights to begin the annual Christmas program. In addition to the choral numbers, appropriate orchestral numbers were presented, the trumpet quintet contributed sev- eral chorals, and from a distance the Brass Choir played Christmas carols that added to the listen- Processional Our orchestra Girls' chorus ing pleasure of all. The instrumental numbers were all under the direction of Miss Lola Beving- ton. Gounod's "Ave Maria" was sung by Mary Ann Colonna accompanied by Mary Ann Ollin- ger, who was the pianist for the entire program. Under Mr. Thompson's direction, the mixed chor- us, telling the "Christmas Story" in song and verse, appropriately closed a most beautiful and inspiring event of the Christmas season. Candlelight scene Mixed chorus The Christmas story 3 nf-nip.: f ,-- - nr WWF Q .5-r 'Y' TTZUTTWHA' ' ' TRIREMES OUR STAFF AND ITS WORK The staff of the 1950 Trireme has known a busy year. First of all, it was necessary for us to select the theme of the book, and after much de- liberation "Reflections" was selected. Then we prepared the tentative layouts and made the arrangements for students and organizations to have, their pictures takes. Our student pho- tographers also busied themselves taking snaps to be used in our book. Then we started work- ing on the immense job of doing individual sen- ior histories. Pictures were identified and made ready for the engravers, art work was completed, copy was written-there was always some staff ' ' L K t'1'.f?5C3M'.,2 r T A SALLY SCHEEREN Editor-in-chief HELEN BARBER Associate Editor ELIZABETH WEAVER Editorial Adviser ANN IRWIN Business Manager MYRTLE MACK Assistant Business Manager MARGARET B. SHUBERT Business Adviser PATRICIA KIENE Art Editor Q-IELL0! member rushing around the building to collect material that would eventually find its way into the yearbook. The business staff, in addition to selling more books than had ever before been sold, also typed all final copy for the printers. The adver- tising staff, too, established a record in the amount of advertising space sold. All divisions of the staff agree that the pleas- ure derived from working on the annual ex- ceeded by far the time and energy spent in its production. F F . W .,. . . +-7-,Y . fn' vg-,MW Y' I Q, 7--W - --W W, ---, -- ETH 1-'R-V-W . . ' ' - fp - - 1. Jeannine Axton Frances Bartek Anna Marie Beck Barbara Bouch William Byron Patricia Chauvaux Joseph Cippel Martha Claypool Mary Ann Colonna Joanne Coulter Clair Culp Glenna Cunningham Willoert Euchler Dolores Fair Frederick Gaggini Richard Humes Eleanor Kane Olga Magdy Helen Payo Frances Putz Jo Ann Reed Mary Jane Reich Tom Relich Frances Remis Isabelle Rothwell Phyllis Selle Marcella - Jack Ryan Barban EDITORIAL STAFF: Axton, Barber, Bar tek, Beck, Bouch, Byron, Colonna, Culp, Humes, lrwin, Kiene, Mack, Reich, Rel ich, Remis, Rothwell, Ryan, Scheeren, Sellers, Euchler, photographer. BUSINESS STAFF: Axton, Chauvaux, Claypool, Coulter, Cunningham, Fair, Gaggini, lrwin, Kane, Kiene, Mack Magdy, Payo, Putz, Reed, Reich, Remis, Rothwell, Scheeren, Sellers, Skukalek, Wilsoncroft. 65 ADVERTISING COMMITTEE: Axton, By- ron, Cippel, Colonna, lrwin, Mack Reich, Remis, Ryan, Scheeren, Skukalek "r 0 ':5:l:T:f:f:f:5:1:5:3:5:5:5. :f:E:f:3f:f:E:f: T':f:':' 1527552512151 if:2:2:2:f:f:f:f:5:Izizizizififffifififi. :Qcgrg151515:5:gr:gg5::5::Z:Z:mr5:5:5:25:2:22:5:5:2:215:5:5:arse:e:src2:sf5:as:5ig15:ggI:52:1:::212:s:s:s:s:z:s:s:s:s:s:2 S3 wus I' Cn 'me be The W 51' of DMX A RSIT B L Buck Row-Bill Culleifon, Mgr,, Tom Boolh, Wayne Ruperl, Jim Earley, Bob Stivason, Bob Laing, John Herbsf, Ed Leard Second Row-Bill Schwab, Charles Kamer, Randall Schrecengosf, Leo Liberto, Dick Heigley, Harvey Marlin, John Gongola, Bill Kreuizer, Max Seckinger, Mgr. Fronf Row-Dean Bowser, Mgr., Ron Temsik, Don Wolfe, Enrico Papurello, Richard Asay, Lynn Patchin, Lee Gregg, Bill Byron, Donald Henderson, Jim Byron, Mgr. James Davis Coach Byron's hil hard Herbs? scores ' 68 3 F 1 A si' -gf 1" Q f ""' ffaprffmf ""' " f""""1""f"'w-Wir - JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL Buck Row-Wingard, Prazenica, Boarts, Schnell, Zelek, Martin, McGuire, Kuchta Third R'ow-Crossman, Smith, Hobaugh, Schrecengost, Wagner, Pendleton, Deaderick, Bryant, Stewart, Bureau Second Row-Miller, Waltenbaugh, Liberto, Hrabovsky, Radic, Anderson, Chauvaux, Scott Front Row-Oresick, Hankey, Miller, Jackson, Klingensmith, Herbst FOOTBALL FOOTNOTES Looking back at the past football season, we games, all of them were night games except the recall many thrills and spills. Winning five and big game with Kiffcnni,-,QI which WCS played on losing five cannot be called a successful season, but the win over Kittanning helped to make it quite successful to the fans. We had seven home games and three away games. Of these ten a very successful season. the afternoon of November ll. The Junior Var- sity, which won five, lost one, and tied one, had Final Instructions Freeport Stopped 69 ..., ,,......J....4. Y ,On 3' 4'iw,Tx A ,S Q: 21 Q 5, ..,. . :fix V1 ' .mg I il it I 5 1 W 'Eff --in f . ., .,,,,A M ew .5 'il K . xv If , . , A Z? , wr . K 'I is rv: I N by i2:'33i-I - m- . ' ir :gg . gygr-RW4. mp ,TX '..- , , e .6 W Q, ie' ji'-Cz H, . .v ,?gw'WWs,J my xi ' S New - in -a Mfflyf' . Q P4 Q if . W Aw EY if k was ws kt M 1 X ,fwffgif is kisfmf 51 LM., may V!'W,'?f T-E ' ' y KM MM: in 1, 1 .-fs? g g ,V v. 'w 3 ' .. qw A . ,, , 5 .. V W' ! I 5 -K we K XJ ei? A fy , xp gf , ,Q i, '. ' R ' 4 I 'LN 4 Q :K Q hr ., 4, , 'Q , Q X. 1 3 g . li 1 1 J' ,5 .r .1 if 73? nf-Q, frff, ' 07 ,. , , , P 1 ,ffl J if-'f:4e .Y"i23"Y-g, 7fzIg,'l"g4 1 .,'Wn1,.g,QQgA.'5,v7Jx.,6m0::V'f Q A V Q ""' 4 fy '94 Af 5'f:'3?2n iw .4 if W W3 ' ia 5 , "f' AMY am ' 'Vg , V 'za' L-,-Q' ,L 1 m WIS? IM .,k,. sr if A UQ- 'Hg -f - eg- f ,g .5 ,, ., . V A R SI T'Y B A SEiE TQBIXL L Back Row-John Minarcin, John Herbst, Raymond Zelek, Tom Schrecengost, John Wain, Wayne Rupert, Dean Bowser, Manager Front Row-Edward Hribik, Bob Stivason, Carl Folcik, Marvin Russell, Richard Asay, Jim Earley, Russell Brumbaugh THE GLASSERS'SEASON The 'I949-50 basketball season proved a very successful one for the Ford City Glassers as they piled up a record of twenty-one victories to only three defeats. Undefeated in sectional playing, they represented Section One as far as the semi-finals of the W. P. I. A. L. play-oFfs before losing a heart breaker to Homestead. The prospects for next year are rosy as we lose only three seniors. But now let's examine the season's record more closely. EXCITING MOMENTS IN THE FORD CITY-KEN-HI GAME SEN -f 1---1-T IOR LETTER MEN ASAY--Forward FOLCIK-Guard RUSSELL--Center V A R S I T G A M E S Ford City 42 Brentwood 38 Ford City 41 Rankin 31 ln the opening game of the season, the Glassers reversed Brentwood on the latter's floor. Asay was high scorer for the Forders with 12 points. Ford City 19 Farrell 29 Playing before a crowd of 1,000 spectators, Ford City lost its home opener to a smart Farrell team. The Forcler's poor foul shooting prevented them from putting on a better showing. Ford City 57 Central Catholic 37 Looking iust as good in this game as they looked poor in the Farrell game, the Glassers downed the Catholic team 57-37. Asay and Folcik took high scoring honors with 12 and 10 points respectively. Ford City 38 Rankin 40 Ford City lost a close game when it bowed to Rankin 40-38 on the latter's fioor. lt was a thrilling contest since the score stayed close throughout the game. The half ended with Rankin ahead 22-18. Ford City 53 Wilkinsburg 42 Taking the lead at the start, the Glassers surprised the Wilkinsburg team by defeating them 53-42 in an exciting contest. Both teams were proficient at the foul line. McElroy of Wilkinsburg took scoring honors with 19 points, followed by Herbst of Ford City with 17. Ford City 34 Punxsutawney 25 Trailing at the beginning of the final period by one point, the Glassers in a last period rush, outpointed Punxsy, 15-5. Asay and Earley took high scoring honors with 10 points and 9 points respectively. Ford City 26 Beaver Falls 24 ln this game the Beaver Falls team failed to score a field goal in the first 26 minutes of play. Then in the final canto the Fallsmen nearly downed the Glassers. The Glassers were weak in the foul shooting department. Ford City 46 New Castle 41 The Glassers chalked up their fourth consecutive victory downing New Castle 46-41 on the latter's hardwood. Reed, New Castle's center, was unusually "hot", dumping in 25 points. Zelek scored 13 points for the Forders. Avenging their earlier defeat by Rankin on the latter's floor, the Glassers came through in fine spirit. The tilt was made exciting when the score was tied three different times. The Glassers showed a lot of form in this last exhibition game. Ford City 41 New Kensington 38 The Forders got off to a good start in the opening round of W. P. l.A. L. Section One playing by handing the Kensters a 41-38 defeat on the Ken Hi floor. The final period was par- ticularly exciting when the Ken Hi team almost caught up to the Forders. Ford City 47 Kittanning 33 The Glassers held first place in the section race with three wins and no losses when they defeated the Wildcats 47-33. Four Kittanning players and one Ford City player were asked to leave the game after five personals. Ford City 57 Vandergrift 34 Ford City High, led by Asay, who dumped in nine field goals and nine out of 13 fouls, won their second sectional vic- tory by beating Vandergrift. The score was tied seven times before the Glassers went ahead for keeps, Hubert Rupert Coach Varsity Games, Con't. Ford City 41 Har-Brock 36 The fans who packed the Ford City gym were well-rewarded as they saw the home team win this important league tilt. Stivason and Zelek took top scoring honors with 12 and 11 points respectively. Ford City 48 Arnold 34 An easy victory kept Ford City High in first place position of Section l, as they beat Arnold 48-34. Herbst racked up 14 markers for the Glassers with two field goals and 10 for 10 free throws. Ford City 41 Butler 34 This tilt was one of the fastest played here. Both teams guarded closely and set shots were almost impossible. Russell and Earley had 11 and 10 points respectively to take scoring honors. Ford City 42 New Kensington 34 Trailing by eight points at the half, the Glassers came back in the second half, outscoring the Kenmen by 16 points to win. Playing a brilliant brand of basketball, the Glassers gave a good account of themselves. Ford City 59 Vondergrift 39 The Ford City passers took an easy victory over Vandergrift on the latter's floor. This was the eighth straight league triumph for the Glassers. Folcik and Asay were high scorers for Ford City with 17 and 14 points respectively. Ford City 57 Kittonning 22 After trailing 8-5 at the end of the first quarter, the Glassers came back strong to overwhelm the Wildcats 57-22. Asay, Folcik, and Russell took top scoring honors with 11, 10, and 10 points respectively, Ford City 38 Har-Brock 33 At the end of the third period the score was tied 24-all. ln a tense fourth period the lead fluctuated until, with only three minutes remaining, the Glassers pulled away. Stivason took top scoring honors with 10 points. Ford City 41 Arnold 31 Ford City High Glassers clinched the sectional championship for the 19th time as they downed Arnold High Lions 41-31. Arnold trailed from the opening tipoff to the final whistle. Rupert emptied the bench of all players. Ford City 44 Butler 29 The early part of this game was closely fought as the Forders overcame the Tornado's five point lead in the first quarter to maintain the lead throughout. Asay with 9 points and Zelek with 8 were high scorers. Ford City 45 Sharon 41 ln the last tilt before the tournament test with Brentwood, the Glassers won an exhibition game from a smooth Sharon five 45-41. The game was tied four times. lt was the 18th consecutive win for Ford City. Ford City 33 Brentwood 27 The Ford City Glassers whipped Brentwood 33-27 in the quarter- finals of the W. P. l.A. L. elimination series at the Pitt pavilion. The Glassers played a good game of defensive basketball allowing Brent- wood only six field goals. Schrecengost stole high scoring honors with 12 points. Ford City 46 Homestead 48 In a thrilling overtime period, Ford City High lost to a big Home- stead squad at the Pitt Stadium. During the game the lead changed hands a number of times making the contest one of the most exciting of the elimination series. Folcik was high scorer with 13 points. ACTION SHOTS Asay shooting a 'Foul Zelek getting a tap Schrecengost outiumps Mattioli Russell going up for a iump 74 V- A - .sm , gf? ' ' .QF JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL Buck Row-Dick McGuire, Mgr., Edward Duris, Richard Livengood, Ed Hobaugh, Richard Rovnyak, Ed Schnell, Mgr. Front Row--Charles Sitch, Bob Stewart, Raymond Miller, Angelo Piersanti, Bob Martin, Ed Waltenbaugh, Kenneth Ritchey, Frank Shatter Fred Ortman Junior Varsity football and basketball coach During this season our plucky Junior Var- sity, playing the preliminaries to the twenty- one regularly scheduled varsity games had 9 wins and 12 losses to its credit. BOYS' INTBAMUBAL BASKETBALL We have a great interest in intramural bas- ketball in our school. We had over 450 boys who participated in 628 games for the season. These games were played under the direction of Mr. James Davis, assisted by Mr. Gould, Mr. Belfore, Mr. Dimit, and Mr. Zeisler, in the girls' gym on Mondays through Thursdays from 4:30 to 9:30. In the Senior League, consisting of 15 teams which played 187 games, Room 305 was the winner. Wolfe, Ryan, Olinger, Cowan, Patchin, Byron, Temsik, Kreutzer, Reed, and McCollim were members of this team. In the Junior League, consisting of 7th, 8th, and 9th graders, 23 teams played 307 games. Champions of the league were the 7th and 8th grade J.V.'s---Olinger, Salankiewicz, Oresick, Lysakowski, Grabiec, Gene Nameche, and Pen- dleton. Each member of each winning team received a purple and gold letter. ,,, A W . , ,,,,.,,, K, P, aww. .mlm f""iF'1 W W .IUNIORS Ruth Bryan, Mary C. Pefrovslcy, Elizabeth Turicik, Norma Jean Reich, Katherine Tremont, Catherine Hrabovsky SOPHOMORES Pafricia Bowser, .luliann Pavlik, Helen Priesfer, Lee Ann Vulgan, Norma Hawk, Anne Halas SENIORS Myrlle Mack, Sally Scheeren, Barbara Wilsoncroff, Shirley Cechvala, Mary Jane Reich, Phyllis Sellers Miss Shumaker Miss Bevingfon we me M ' 'V 'ss ' W- ff'n"si of M AJORETTES SENIORS Corrie Johnston, Rosemary Buiko, Diana Rifchey Billy Baker Carole Ann Reitler Paula Jo Puinfer JUNIOR MAJORETTES Back Row-Louiseen Colosimo, Mary Lou Shakley, Peggy Procious, Marlene Heinrich, Mary Caiherine Bower, .loan Carpen, Lillian Poyo, Mary Ann Pacuch Front Row-Luby Kotyk, RUTH Edwards, Mary Ann Szymanski, Yvonne Emmonds, Marylin Ferguson, Beffy Bowser 77 .TSS GIRLS' SPORTS Shumeboard . . . Sophomore Girls'Volley Ball Champs . . . Badminton Junior High Patterns . Table Tennis Tourney The girls' intramural games are quite an or- ganized school activity. This year there was a large participation, including all the sports, there were 450 Junior High participants and 220 par- ticipants from the Senior High. On the agenda this year were shuftleboard, table tennis, bad- minton, fencing, and volley ball. The winners of these tournaments received a letter. The win- ners are as follows: Shuftieboard-Junior High: Alice Hartman and Shirley Bailey, Senior High: Fun with Cage Kick Ball . . . Touche' Vivian Lungrik and Jairie Minarcin, Table Tennis -Junior High: Rita Pendleton, Senior High: Mary K. Bower, Badminton-Senior High: Betty Durec. The volley ball championship was won by a sophomore team: Pat Fichthorn Ccaptainj, Vivian Marshall, Josephine Andrews, Shirley Lettrick, Beverly Paup, Shirley Czapor, Janice Kane, Nor- ma Hawk, Sondra McCarthy, and Barbara Visnovsky. ff x-'ff ' W7 7 7 V ' W fl, P li dfff'-N r I, I X , 'A Y f in ' f"' . , ' Ill I . 1 f fa N fl :Qi-f . . As the staff of the 1950 Trireme looks into the mirror, we see the images of the many people who have contributed to the success of this annual. During the year Mr. Marsh, our principal, and Mr. Vincent, our superintendent, assisted the staff in in- numerable ways. Miss Weaver and Miss Shubert, under whose capable leadership the book was edited and sold respectively, are reflected in our golden mirror. We see also Mrs. Haggerty, to whom we wish to ex- press our thanks for the suggestions and advice she gave us. Reflected also in our mirror are the men of the faculty-Mr. Rup- ert, Mr. Shakley, Mr. Thompson, Mr. Baum, Mr. Gregory, Mr. Davis, Mr. Ortman, and Mr. Heidenreich, the members of the bas- ketball team, the cheerleaders, the major- ettes, the band, Miss Shumaker, Miss Bev- ington, and all the others who assisted in the benefit basketball game for the Trireme. We are grateful to those outside of school who have aided us in making this publica- tion a success-Mr. Traut from the engrav- IN APPRECIATION ers, Mr. Wyant from the printers, and Mr. Leister, our photographer. Of course, we shall not forget the faculty and student body, whose cooperation made possible the publication of this book. The staff is also grateful to the indi- viduals and the firms who helped us by taking advertising space in our book or who made cash donations to us. In the fol- lowing pages will be found the advertising section of our book. Those who assisted us by donations were McCarty's, Kilgore's Beauty Shop, Julius Steiner, Rearick's Store, Patchin's Store, Chief-of-Police Nelson, and the Ford City Hardware. These good friends of Ford City High School, our advertisers and patrons, will be remembered by the staff and the student body. To the many people whose faces will always be reflected in our mirror we, the 1950 Trireme staff, wish to express our sin- cere appreciation and thanks for the help they have given us in the publication of our yearbook. FRESHMAN CHEERLEADERS Back Row-Lois Reeb, Rosemarie Ka- mas, Helen Kubatko, Esther Smulik, Betty Kiiowski, Pat Wiser Front Row-Betty Markby, Beverly White, Jacqueline Ritchey, Joyce Lu- chesa, Vivian Asay, Nancy Everett. Joseph Thevenin, and Herbert Stitt not pictured H T..- fir Z' ..Z"N o L' R 5 CLASS WILL f-.z fs X 1, As we look into the mirror we see reflections of the many possessions we have had during our school career. We suddenly realize that we can- not take them along with us. Therefore, we sad- ly bequeath these treasures or not so treasured possessions to the following: Jeannine Axton wills her stubborn locker, No. 525, to anyone with enough strength to close it. Ray Swank wills his seat in English to Bill Bowser. Richard Asay wills his ability to square dance to John Herbst. June Fox wills her "pug- nose" to Pat Bouch. Donald Shotts wills his be- longings to Anton Dinus. Frances Remis wills her shorthand ability to her sister, Martha. Marie Hromadik wills the old L. C. Smith to anyone who wants it. Marcy Skukalek wills her driving abil- ity to Elaine Galanis. Joan Croyle wills her fre- quent strolls up the path to Annette Kerr. Harry Gauker wills his old broken down, busted up desk in 305 to Bob Cramer. Doris Buhite wills her late hours to Earlyn Reed. Mary Ann Olin- ger wills her joke-telling ability and her iolly, contagious laugh to "Dussie" Butler. Anna Marie Beck wills her Spanish ability to Earlyn Reed. Ruth Yount wills her naturally curly hair to Celia Anthony. Martha Claypool wills her floor walking at Murphy's to anyone with big enough feet. Helen Payo wills her "magic" shorthand pen and portable typewriter to her sister, Lillian. Gloria Swanson wills her squeaky seat in English to "Puna." Anthony "Tony" Remis wills his giggle to Eileen McKain. Jean Good- year wills her typing II ability to anyone who'll use it. Phyllis Zerick wills her enormous appetite to Doris Thiry. Rosemary Butko leaves her abil- ity to make good sundaes to Marilyn Buck. Wil- liam South wills his seat on the Bethel Twp. bus to the first one that gets it. "Younce" Volek wills his presidency of the "Dukes" to crum, Bob Vargo. Leo Placha wills his lace-making technique to Kenny "Breed" Ritchey. Frances Putz wills her gym shoes to anyone who can find them. Mag- dalen Gayda leaves her eating of Slovak dishes to "Tres" Prazenica. Myrtle Mack wills her popu- larity to Shirley Bernauer. Margaret Rich wills her "noisiness" to her future Freshman sister. Kit Johnston wills her maiorette uniform to Loui- seen Colosimo. James Swartzlander leaves his seat in 303 unoccupied. Betty Shotts wills her pop case seat up at Brightmeyer's to Shirley lseman. Enrico Papur- ello wills his beard and hair to Leo Liberto. Don Cowan leaves his size 13 shoes for "Baggy" Liv- engood to fill. Bill Kreutzer wills his position on the football team to John Herbst. Ronnie Pen- dleton leaves her brilliance in chemistry and ex- plosions to Donald. Maxine Reynolds wills her poem, "The Sea," from the Senior play to who- ever can talk fast enough to say it. Paul Shu- maker wills his second chewing gum in Miss Ward's wastebasket to next year's English angels. Clara Klingensmith wills her seat in typing II to Joan Carpen. Dorothy Rupert leaves her gym clothes to anyone who wants them. Marvin Rus- sell leaves Mrs. Adams' cooking to John Herbst. Jack Ray wills his English sports to Dean Klingen- smith. Jack Iseman wills his troubles to anybody who wants them. Helen Barber wills her ability to write upside-down to anyone who can read it. Joe Cippel wills his women troubles to Bill Schwab. Barbara Bouch wills her violin plus a bottle of vitamin pills to anyone who wants to play a cello. Jairie and Bella will their athletic ability to "Anne Halas" and their specks to "Katie." Walter Kiiowski wills to "Pingi", Miss Bottlander's future typist, his Underwood. Jim Heffelfinger leaves his nerve racking iob at the newstand to Chuck Klingensmith. Joanne Coul- ter wills her shorthand II book to Irene Pella. Shirley Cechvala wills her ability to sing sultry songs to some torch who wants it. Wilbert Euch- ler wills his troubles in the laboratory to "Pea- nuts" Zelek. Fred Gaggini wills his talking abil- ity to anyone who wants it. Sally Scheeren wills her busy hours to anyone who dares to take them. Glenna Cunningham wills her front seat on the Burrell Twp. bus to anyone lucky enough to get it. Lynn Patchin wills his center position to Bill X ig tg 3? ? CLASS WILL Liberto. Robert Jackson leaves the first day of hunting to all the hunters. Barbara Wilsoncroft wills her seat in shorthand II to Becky Turicik. Dawson Claypool wills his seat on the Burrell Twp. bus to John Woodside. Genevieve Kotyk wills her love for chemistry to Marilyn Beck. Ann Irwin wills her "south-paw" to Carole Karl. Pat Kiene leaves with memories of a cer- tain Junior. Mary Ann Colonna leaves her abil- ity to sing to anyone who can take it. Ed Chau- vaux proclaims his seat in English to anyone who thinks he can sleep in it without getting caught. Dolores Fair wills her height of 5 feet to anyone in need of it. Isabelle Rothwell wills her novels to anyone who wants to read them. Richard Walker leaves his seat in English to anyone who wants it. Charles Himes wills his seat in History to Elmer Greenawalt. Jim Karl wills his long walk to school to anyone with the strength to walk it. Wayne Sherry wills his Saturday nights to Marilyn. Salvador Quattrone wills his board stretcher to Sam Spencer. Fred Fox wills his brok- en chair in 302 to anyone who can fix it. Janet Holizna wills her "hearty" laugh to Kathie Sanko. Dolores Zimmerman wills her solo clarinet posi- tion in the band and orchestra to Beverly Walker. Joanne Thompson wills her seat on the Ford Cliff bus to anyone lucky enough to get it. Jim Manes wills his seat in mechanical drawing to anyone small enough to fit it. Chuck Temsik leaves to Mr. Dupierreux Elmer Greenawalt and Bill Kunst. Betty Shakley wills her lock of gray hair to who- ever will admire it. Alice Lee Campbell wills her good homeroom seat to anyone who is lucky enough to get it. Geraldine Parisi wills her chew- ing gum to anyone who can chew it as wickedly. Sally Bish wills her voice to anyone who can reach that low. Rudy Durec wills all the pretty girls to Chuck Klingensmith. Leatrice Miller wills her skating interest to Tootsie Tremont. Ron Temsik wills his attractiveness to Jim Early. Don Henderson wills his "strength" to "Gandy" Hart- man. Kenneth McCollim wills a few cartons of his tardy slips to the riders of the Ford Cliff bus. Frances Bartek wills her place in orchestra to Peggy Procious. Mary Gainor wills her interest in the Wrig- ley Gum Co. to anyone rich enough to finance it. Betty Mohr wills her hair to anyone with patience enough to set it. Reatha Schall wills her seat in the Heilman bus to anyone who is silly enough to take it. Donald Reeb leaves all the girls to Ed Schaeffer and Jack Badura. William Byron wills his Senior Class presidency to John Cippel. Howard Ryan leaves his parking place to Eddie Schnell. Viv Lungrik leaves her study halls to whoever likes to study. Donald "Digger O. Dell" Wolfe wills his football helmet to "Skeez" Miller. "Punky" Tirpak wills all her troubles, problems, and heartaches to Elaine Galanis. Jean Tibby wills her seven-thirty alarm to the gang, and "Groundhog" day as a holiday for the rest of Ford City. Johnnie Bacon wills his ability to catch colds to anyone who wants them. Mary Jane Reich wills her leader- ship in cheering to "Diana." Tessie Levcik wills her blonde hair to Celie Kiiowski. Albert Wal- leck wills all his skill and talent for playing the pinball machine to Edward Hribik. Harvey Mar- tin wills his "blushing" to anyone who can as he does. Pat Binder wills all her sweaters to Pat Schwab. Pat Czapor wills her "quietness" to Coralee Fichthorn. Dona Clever wills all the money that was stolen at Boston to anyone who has enough will power to keep it. Jody Reed wills her gym suit to whoever can wear it. She can't. Phyllis Sellers wills her "nightly snacks" to anyone who is not afraid to get fat. Cil La- butka wills her great need for safety pins to any- one who needs them. Richard Humes wills his casts and crutches to next year's football team. "Teta" Ondrusek wills Macbeth and Beowulf to the Seniors of next year-especially Mary Kla- put. Chucky Kamer wills everything in this school to the underclassmen. Eleanor Kane wills her ability to dodge cars to anyone who cares to have it. Olga Magdy wills her extra Christmas holiday to any other lucky Russian. Diana Rit- chey wills her memories of Russ Brinker to the girls of F. C. H. Bill Scott wills his mechanical drawing ability to anyone who wants it. Carl Folcik wills his number "22" uniform to Yank. John Charney wills his woodwork ability to Elmer Greenawalt. John Gongola wills his position on the football team to "Teko" Kamer. This will is signed, sealed, published, and declared valid by the above named class of nine- teen hundred and fifty as our last Will and Tes- tament. William Byron, Class President First Witness: John Cippel Junior Class President Second Witness: Richard McGuire Sophomore Class President COM MNS O FEDERATION OF GLASS, CERAMIC and SILICA SANDWORKERS OF AMERICA LOCAL 14, FORD CITY, PA. "THE HOLLO" Dairy Ba r-B-Q Open Sat. 81 Sun. 11 A. M. to 1 A. M. Open Week Days 4:30 P. M. to 1 A. M. 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GENERAL AUTO REPAIRING Welding, Brazing, and Radiator Repairs Gasoline, Greasing, Washing Exide Batteries, Tires 8g Tubes Official Inspection Station 5985 Phone 412 Fourth Ave. ROY BAUM "Everything for the Kidclies" PLUMBING and HEATING THE TOT SHOPPE Phone l4l'R'l 933 Fowl' Ave' 1004 Fifth Ave. Ford cny, PQ. KLINGENSMITH DRUGS Rexall Store 401 Ford St. Cor. Fourth Ave. FORD CITY, PA. Rieck's Ice Cream Phone 23 We Deliver PETROLEUM SALES COMPANY Distributor of PENNZOIL PRODUCTS Automotive Accessories - Tires and Lub-A-Cables Phone 285 Ford City, Pa I ELJ ER CO. Makers of Fine Plumbing Fixtures Since T904 Factories at FORD CITY, PA. MARYSVILLE, OHIO SALEM, OHIO LOS ANGELES, CALIF. Compliments of OF FORD CITY, PA. FORD CITY, PENNSYLVANIA Prompt, Emcient, Courteous LUMBER DEALER 8K FLORIST Complete Banking Service Member Federal Deposit Insurance 'J' Corporation 85 -tc . 1. ...1.......4..- , lf .gi WEN: A V ft, su-- TSOFTHE SEPTEMBER Once more we were back to the old grind for another nine months. The seniors' date book was filled to its capacity as they entered into their last and most exciting year at F. C. H. S. Already we were given a holiday! It was Labor Day. lYou guessed right.! Our football season opened with a home game against Freeport. We had our first paid assembly of the year, a magician! We had our first pep meeting of the year for a football game against Blairsville. OCTOBER The Trireme campaign opened today. ln a period cov- ering ten days the business staff of the yearbook sold the greatest number of books ever sold in F. C. H. S.-815. The first dance of the year was the Hallowe'en Dance sponsored by the senior class. It was held in the girls' gym which was appropriately decorated for the Hal- lowe'en season. NOVEMBER At last the fatal day came when two well-known rivals, Ford City and Kittanning, clashed on our field. The jun- ior class sponsored the annual Victory Dance in the eve- ning. DECEMBER At 8:15 P. M. the curtain rose for the final performance' of the hilarious Senior Class Play, "A Date With Judy". Ford City opened its basketball season with a game at Brentwood. The annual Christmas Program was presented in the audi- torium by the Choral Department. We were given a two weeks' Christmas vacation which was appreciated by all. JANUARY Classes were resumed at the end of the holiday season. Time really flew! It was the end of the first semester already. Every senior will remember the essay, "Making Democ- racy Work". FEBRUARY The Gregg Club sponsored a skate at the rink in Kittan- ning. Ford City clinched the Section I W. P. l.A. L. title when they beat Arnold. The sophomore class had a Valentine Dance in the girls' 9Ym- We hate to go inside Hallowe'en dance A-hunting we will go Snow? ? ? "We've got a lovely bunch of Glassers' JFK L, Q34-4 949-5OSCH MARCH The Glassers defeated Brentwood in an elimination game of the W. P. I. A. L. at the Pitt Stadium. Ford City lost out to a tough Homestead Steeler team in the semi-finals of the W. P. l. A. L. Anyone will say that it was anyone's game with each team being equally good that night at the Pitt Stadium. The iunior class sponsored a skating party in Kittanning. The Gregg Club sponsored a game between the faculty and 'l95l's basketball team for the benefit of the 1950 Trireme. This game was really a riot with l95l's team winning over the faculty by the score of 55-31. APRIL The senior girls were entertained by the B. P. W. at a tea in Kittanning. 28 Ford City High School had the honor of holding the County Band Festival here this year. On the evening of the 28th, after two full days' practice, the students from the different schools in this county presented a program in the new gym. MAY The Choral Department, under the direction of Mr. Thomp- son, presented a spring concert instead of an operetta this year. The iunior class presented the play, "And Came the Spring". The annual Junior-Senior Prom was held in the new gym. The gym was gaily decorated, the music good, and the whole evening a great success. The Freshman Prom was held in the new gym. The senior's Class Night was a success with every senior showing his talent. The senior class as a body attended the Baccalaureate Service which was held in the auditorium. Rev. Skoog was the guest speaker. Ninth Grade Promotional Exercises. JUNE The day on which every senior receives his diploma. The Commencement exercises held in the evening saw Helen Barber delivering the class's valedictory Cwe go to press before the salutatorian has been selectedj and lecturer S. E. Gerard Priestley delivering the commencement ad- dress on the topic, "Days of Decision". Freshman Christmas Tea Dance Time out! l l Off to the prom Those last few days in 303 Finisl Cleaning out that much-used locker i 87 OL YEA .WW , FRIEDLAND'S FORD CITY Ladies' and Children's Wearing Apparel PRESCRIPTIONS CLAYPOOLE'S MEAT MARKET 924 Fifth Ave. Phone I04 Ford City, Pa. TRIANGLE SERVICE STATION Quantity Quality Dependabilnty Plus Service CARUSO BROS. CII' The FORD CITY PHARMACY McGrann Penna. Compliments of WALTER BALL KITTANNING WHOLESALE l'JeweIer" SUPPLY CO. Hardware Electrical Hamilton - Elgin - Boulevard Building Material and Plumbing Watches Wholesalers Phone Kittanning 942 Manorville, Pa. 908'5II' Ave- Ford CITY Congratulations Graduates ww f , . ' n"' ifia, 44 f e e t 'fl I 'I -" 1: .- an il il -g..5Q-E211-:1Q'T,.. V ,im Quik , if 335 T TRI-COUNTY TYPEWRITER CO. REGIS E. COUDRIET 341 Market St. Kittanning 543 GEHRINGER, R. A. DECORATING SERVICE Walls Styled With Color 8. 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GIFT SHOPPE Flowers For All Occasions Bouquets - Corsages - Sprays Designs - Plants GIFTS For Weddings - Birthdays Anniversaries - Graduations DELIVERY SERVICE Ford City 55-L If No Answer Call IIO-L 936 - 5th Ave. Ford City, Pa LA MODA SHOPPE Smart Apparel for Ladies and Children Phone 283-I. Triremes Sale! I 92 A., r w Assn nf gg I ' +- THE PHOTOGRAPHS FOR THIS BOOK WERE MADE BY LEISTER STUDIOS KITTANNING, PA. O PHONE 59 EVERYTHING PHOTOGRAPHIC CompIimenfs of KERR LUMBER CO. PECHAN'S BAKERY LUMBER 8a MILLWORK Home of Ener-Jee 'D' SPACE'S FRUIT MARKET FRESH FRUIT DAILY Open to 9 p. m. every night O Phone 250 FORD CITY, PA. Ford ST. Ford City 93 MARIE'S SHOPPE Latest Styles in Ladies' 8- Children's Shoes 412 Ford St. Phone 185-J Ford City, Pa. FOULIS DRY CLEANERS McAFOOSE TAXI SERVICE Phone Ford City 498 Kittanning 98 FOREMAN'S HARDWARE 107 S. McKean St. 413 Ford St. Hardware, Appliances S ' d Kittanning, Pa. Ford City, Pa. porlmg Goo S Phone 1235 Phone 363 Phone 463-R 938 - Fifth Avenue AMERICAN sLovAK Compnmems GENERAL MERCHANDISE CO. of Groceries Meats Produce DuPont Paints FREE DELIVERY 701 - 6th Avenue Ford City, Pa. Phone 144 FORD CITY NATIONAL BAKERY Michael Lukowsky, Prop. 821 - 5th Ave. Phone 217-W Newspaper Magazines Greeting Cards Records Stationery FORD CITY NEWS VALEK'S MEAT MARKET 6th Ave. 81 10th St. Phone 111 Ford Cary, Pa. Free Delivery .V-,.f,.,w ...vw-ww fi N- -.N W, .f-.V-V-v-1.W-v-rnf'arR'r:"" rg ,Sw ll Tig. Built to Serve You . . Pictured above, Kurtz Bros. factory and warehouses along with H the Pittsburgh Branch contain more than 112,000 square feet of floor space. Here, under one roof, your school annuals are printed bound and covered. A plant built to serve your printing needs. KURTZ BROS. H rr CLEARFIELD, PA. DIAMONDS,A WATCHES CLASS RINGS FITZGERALD'S JEWELRY "First With the Latest" 'D' Phone 2 Ford City, Pa. SHUMAKER CHEVROLET CO. A COMPLETE SERVICE UNDER ONE ROOF Anything on Any Automobile 10th Street and 5th Avenue FORD CITY, PENNA ' is .R.E'F L E C T I O N S We have a frame that's made of gold, lt binds a 'purpfletinted glass Which reflects a-story to be told Of this year's Seniprflass. ,U 1... A As"we look into thepurple glass W Bougndby the frame 'of gold E - Weiseewduizselveswith freshman zeal The school forrus held great appeal. We were not laiypiwe did not shirk, ' 'We had our fun' but had tolwlork, We had our prom and commencementlcheer These things ended our freshman year. ,A To Junior High we said good-bye - For now we lpelonged to Senior High I Our sophomore year was quite a change Withlnterests covering a wider range.. ltwas quite a happy year, With Philly, Kennywood, and dances, We wouldn't give up our sophomore year, lf We had a million chances. 'T TOu'r nlezgt step up was higher yet H We were Aiolly iuniorsand we didn't fret .V This yearseemed to fly right past We had with quite a cast. r - I 1' 555 Q, ENGRAYINGS .,.. Erie gngmving co. Q Erie, Pa. Q PHVOTOGRAPHY ...A Leister studios ' ' Kittanning, Pa O PRINTING .... ..... K urtz Bros. r Clearfield, Pa. .Q Since, we have reached our highest step, And we are seniors now, Our class lacks neither vim nor pep, But soon yve'll'take our bow. As we go bustling to and fro ' With never a moment to stop We're making plans so we can go To our last high school hop. ' Our time has come, the end is near, We sit upon the stage, We're happy, yet we shed a tear As we turn a memory page. We say good-bye to all the fun We had while we were here, But our reflections in the mirror, Still show a lot of cheer. For our purple tinted mirror, Bound by the frame of gold, 1 Reflezts the memories and cheer, Of dear old Purple and Gold. lg' gr 4 x Maxine Reynolds Jeannine Axton Class of '50

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