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Fort Stockton High School Fort Stockton, Texas
Administration Senior Class Junior Class Sophomore Class Freshman Class Organizations Sports
Personalities Social Events Senior Events Advertisements
BUSINESS MANAGER Donna Hale
Winnie Mae Johnson
Newsfoto Publishing Co.EDITOR
ASSOCIATE EDITOR Kay Carson
BUSINESS MANAGER Donna Hale
ASSISTANT BUSINESS MANAGER Betty Kay Butz
ARTIST Floyd Bradley
PHOTOGRAPHER Bryant Wilson
SPORTS EDITOR Sherrill Rolls
FACULTY AND SENIOR EDITOR Sally Urias
Mrs. Winnie Mae
When you were a child, you no doubt liked to play "pretend" games. Often you said to a playmate "Let's pretend., . Even though those games are in the days of long ago, you may still play "pretend" games sometimes in the privacy of your own thoughts. You may pretehd that you are Prince Charming on your way to meet your lovely princess, or you may pretend that you are a football hero crossing the goal line for a touchdown or a Cinderella at the King's ball, or you may pretend that you are the proud graduate receiving your long-awaited diploma. Many of the events of the past year may have been forgotten, but by pretending with us through the pages of this book, you will remsmber and can relive many pleasant and humorous moments and events. So join us now, and "Let's Pretend................"
The students of F.S.H.S. lost a very dear friend in the death of Mary Frances Reeves Walker on April 24. To all who knew her, Mary was a friend who was sweet, kind, considerate, and dependable. In her years at F.S.H.S. she was very active in the school activities. She was a member of the band, she was president of her class, and she was treasurer of the Student Council. She was always ready to help and to support all of the activities. Many of the upperclassmen will remember especially the Sophomore assembly program which she planned and directed. In our memories Mary will always be smiling and happy and gay.
3MRS. SALLIE BUSTER
THE SPIRIT OF ENGLISH
This phrase characterizes a member of our faculty who inspires her students in advanced English classes to think, speak, and write more accurately and effectively. She is a teacher whose work will be appreciated more and more by her students in years to come.
To a dedicated teacher, Mrs. Sallie Buster, we of the Panther Staff proudly dedicate this yearbook."But the old woman only shook her head and said, 'Ah, dear children, who brought you here? Come in and stay with me. You will come to no harm!'"
51956-57! We may not have won championships in athletics and we may not have received state wide recognition in the field of literary contests, but this school year has been a very successful one. We have had an interested and cooperative student body and a capable and hard working faculty. Our student activities have been successful, and we have won our share of contests during the year, but most of all, the year 1956-57 will go down as a very successful year in the classroom. We always strive to improve, and according to achievement tests, we improved most in the classroom during 1956-57.
Congratulations for a job well done and best wishes for continued success.
JAMES G. HUCKABY
SuperintendentCongratulations to the Panther Staff for capturing the highlights of this 1956-57 school year. We have had a very good school year. This year's senior class is one of the best academically equipped classes we have ever graduated from F.S.H.S. Our faculty has done an outstanding job, and naturally I would not trade this student body for any other.
It has been a real pleasure to work with all of you of Fort Stockton High. May each and everyone of you have happy and fruitful lives.
7 ar J of cation
LEFT TO RIGHT: George Pina; Edward Winkler, asst, sec.; Raymond Holstein; J.
Burney Ligon, vice-president; and T.W. Hillin, president. Not pictured are Malcolm Almond, Jr., secretary, and Jack Allison.
As a result of the increased enrollment and the crowded conditions in the Fort Stockton Public Schools, the board of education was very busy during the year planning a building program to relieve the crowded conditions. As a result an intermediate school building is under construction. Quite a few items were added in the way of equipment by the board of education. A new pick-up was bought for the agriculture department, and new furniture and a clothes washer and drier were bought for the homemaking department. Some classrooms also received new furniture.
One of the most pleasant duties of the board for the year 1956-57 was the acceptance of another gift from W.R. Weaver who gave his working interest in eight wells already owned by the school plus four additional oil wells to the school this year. The Fort Stockton Independent School now owns sixteen oil wells, all of which were given to the school by Mr. Weaver.
ERNEST F. TRIPLETT Tax Assessor and Collector.MRS. DORIS BAUMGARDNER Health Co-ordinator Hobby: Flying, Cooking,
MRS. WILLIE BLADES Librarian
MRS. SALLIE BUSTER BOB CARTER
English Track Coach,
Hobby: Sewing Science, Math
MORRIS CHILDERS Audio Visual, Math
MRS. GERTRUDE CREEL English Typing Hobby: Reading
MRS. MARGUERITE FRANKS Secretary
Hobby: VacationingMRS. DORA HAYTER Algebra
MRS. MARY E. JAMES Physical Education Hobby: Woodworking
MRS. WINNIE MAE JOHNSON Study Hall Hobby: Cooking
MRS. MARY HELEN JORDAN Commerce
Hobby; Having A Good Time
PAT MAYFIELD Industrial Arts Hobby: Hunting
Watching T. V.
10JOE MORING Drivers' Education
Hobby: Read Study Athletics
MRS. COILA FAE MURPHY BRADLEY
Hobby: Music Sewing
MARJORIE NEWSOM Home Economics Hobby: Interior
LARRY SKYLSTAD Journalism Speech Hobby: Everything
Connected with Horses
KENNETH ST. CLAIR Band
HOWARD TYSON Spanish English Hobby: Stamp Collecting ,
KENNETH WATSON Head Coach Hobby: Golf
11MRS. DOROTHY GORE WEDDLE Guidance Director Hobby: Writing Poetry
DEE DAVID WHITE Vocational Agriculture Hobby: Teaching Boys,
MRS. FRANCES WOOD Choir
MRS. MERRIE RYAN Dietitian Hobby: Cooking"And when the people saw that Arthur had pulled the sword from the anvil, they cheered and said that Arthur would be great and would have a magnificent future."
13MRS. HALL Sponsor
Tennis, 2, 3, 4;District Champs Doubles, 4; Math Award, 2; Cheerleader, 3,4; National Honor Society, 3,4; President, 4; Representative Student Council, 1,4; Homecoming Queen, 4; Miss F.S. H.S., 4; Comanche Relays Queen, 4; Regional Champs Doubles, 4; Valedictorian 4.
JUDY ALMOND F.H.A. Club, 1; Spanish Club, 1,2; Players' Club, 2; Pep Squad, 2; Volleyball Team Manager, 3,4.THOMAS ARMSTRONG Class Favorite, 1; Football, 2, 3, 4; All-District 2nd Team, 2; All-District 1st Team, 3; Permian Basin 2nd Team, 3; Vice-President, 2; Class President, 3; Student Council, 2, 3; Highest Ranking Boy, 4; Nat. Honor Society, 4.
GEORGE ATKINS Basketball Manager, 2; Vice-President, 3;Track, 3; Football, 2,3,4; Captain, 4; Student Council Representative, 4.
Band, 1, 2, 3; T 1 Club, 2.
FLOYD BRADLEY Class Secretary, 2; Dimmit; Lone Star Boys' State, 3; Best Personality, 3; Student Senate, 3; Citizen of the Year, 3; F.T.A. Pres., 3; Big Bend District F.F.A. Vice-Pres., 4; Track, 4; F. F.A. President, 4; National Honor Soc., 4.
One Act Plays, 1, 2, 3, 4; Band, 1,2, 3, 4; Band Captain, 4; Best Actor, 3; Student Council, 2,3; Student Council Pres., 4; Most Rep. Boy, 3,4; District Poetry Reading, 1st 3,4; Citizen of the Week, 3,4.
DONNA SUE CHURCH Choir, 2,3,4; Six-Teens, 2, 3; Players' Club, 2, 3, 4; Sec.-Treasurer of Class, 2; F. F.A. Sweetheart, 3; Dist. Best Actress, 3; Region All-Star Cast, 3; Vice-Pres. Players' Club, 4; Science Club. Sec., 4.
15CAROLYN CROWELL JEROME CRUMPTON
Tennis, 1, 3, 4; Student Council Representative, 2,3; Football, 2,3,4; Runner-up for class favorite, 2, 3; Golf Team, 3; Class President, 4; President Pro tern of Stu-dentCouncil, 4; Mr. F.S.H. S., 4.
PHILIP CLARK F.F.A., 1.
DON DIEBITSCH Student Council, 1; Band, 1, 2,3,4; Class Favorite, 1,4; Basketball, 3,4; Captain of Basketball, 4; All-District Basketball, 4; All Star Band, 3.
ROSE MARY DURAN F.H.A., 1; Choir, 1,2,3,4; Choir Reporter, 4; Tumbleweed Reporter, 4; Vice-President of Spanish Club, 4; Homecoming Duchess, 4.
BETTY DYSON Cutest Girl, 3; Comanche Relays Queen 3; Lady-in-Waiting, 4.
16CARMEN GONZALES F.H.A. , 1; Spanish Club, 3; Band, 1,2, 3, 4; Spanish Club Secretary-Treasurer, 4.
Band, 1,2, 3, 4; Managing Editor of Tumbleweed, 3; Players' Club, 3; Business Manager of Panther, 4; Class Secretary, 4.
VICKI McSPEDDEN Tennis Team, 2; News Editor of Tumbleweed, 3; Exchange Editor, 4; Band, 1,2, 3,4; Drum Majorette, 4; Secretary Players' Club, 3; American Legion Citizenship Award, 3; President Players Club, 4; Citizen of the Week.
BARBARA MAYBERRY Annual Staff (Ingleside), 3; Sanburr Joke Editor (Ingleside), 3; Choir, 4; Associate Editor of Tumbleweed, 4.
RUTH ANN McATEER Dramatics Club, 3; Student Council Rep., 3; Band Vice-President, 3;Stage Band, 3, 4; Alternate Twirler, 4; President of Band, 4; Band Sweetheart, 4; Secretary Student Council, 4.
57PATRICIA PALMER F.H.A., I.
DAVE PARKER Band, 1,2, 3, 4; Editor of Tumbleweed, 4; National Honor Society, 3,4.
PATSY POSEY Class Secretary, 1, 3; Volleyball, 2; Class Favorite, 3; Pep Squad, 3; Players' Club, 3; Tennis, 1,2, 3, 4; District Champs Doubles, 4; Regional Champs Doubles, 4.
LA JUANA ROYE F.H. A ., 1; Players' Club, 2; Tumbleweed Exchange Ed., 3; F.
H. A. Sec. 4; Band,
I, 2, 3, 4.
GLORIA SANCHEZ GERALD SAUL
Band, 1; F.H. A., 1; Spanish F.F.A.
Club, 1,4; Girls' Choir, 2,4.
TOM SILLIMAN Student Council Rep. , 1,4;
Vice-Pres. , 3; Golf Team, 3; Class Favorite, 2; Most Handsome, 4; Football, 4; 3rd Place State Editorial, 4.SUE SIMPSON
Nat. Honor Society, 3,4; Volleyball State Champs, 3,4; Most Rep. Girl, 4; D.A.R. Citizenship Award, 4; Vice-. Pres., 4; Student Council Rep., 4; Homecoming Duchess, 4.
GEORGEANNE SMITH Band, 1,2, 3,4; Student Council 1,2,3; Class Favorite, 2; Dramatics, 2,3; Declamation, 2, 3; Dist. Play, 4; All-Star Cast, 4; National Honor Society, 4.
CHARLES SMETAK Secretary F.F. A., 3; Vice-Pres. F.F.A., 4.
CORRENE STIDHAM Class Reporter, 1; Band, 1; Volleyball, 1,2; F.H.A. Vice-Pres. 1,3; Choir, 4.
Football, 2,3,4; Track, 3; Basketball, 3; Class Favorite, 3; 2nd Team AU-Dist., 3; Football Captain, 4.
MARY TERRAZAS F.H.A. , 1; Choir, 1,2, 3.4; 1st Dist. Typing, 3; National Honor Society, 3,4; Spanish Club Pres., 4; Annual Staff, 4; Salutatorian, 4.
RUTH ELAINE THEUS Class Secretary, 1; F.H.A. 1,2; Choir, 2, 4; S p e 11 i n g , 1st, Dist., 2,3.
DOROTHY JEAN TURNER F.H.A., 1,2,3; Volleyball, 1, 2, 3, 4; Most Athletic, 3; Players' Club, 3; All-Tournament, All-Regional, All-State Team, 3, 4.
F.H.A. Pres. 1; 1st Dist. Tennis, 2; Pep Squad, 2, 3; Choir, 3,4; Citizen of the Week, 4; Choir Pres. , 4; Annual Staff, 4; National Honor Society, 4.
WENDELL WARE Band, 1,2, 3, 4.
F.H.A., 1; Band, 1,2,3;
Volleyball, 1,2; Tennis, 1,2, 3;Annual Staff, 3; Dramatics, 2,3.
NOT PICTURED; Joe Hallfordjuniors
He Would a Woolng Go."
21MRS. JORDAN Sponsor
TONY TRACY President
Polly ArcidesBeverly Cleveland
Julia PattersonMartha Shellenberger
Josie Holbrook John Hardaway Wilbur WarnockSop ho
'He followed her to school one day, Which was against the role;"MR. MAYFIELD SponsorSue Wendell Jake Betty
Armstrong Averitt Barker Black
Joe Lionel Johnny Nan
Bowman Bueno Byford Calderon
Carolyn Bill Adon
Kelly King Leija
Jimmy Me AteerMary Isidro Jose David
Meija Mesa Milan Navarro
31Katie Bobby Rudolph Robert
Shows Slover Smetak Strong
David Mary Lucretia Mary
Thrasher Tinkler Vandergriff Vasquez
NOT PICTURED: Celestino Acosta, Elida Aguilera, Nancy Bryant, Erlinda Gonzales John A. Holbrook, Octavio Mesa, Mary Sanchez, Frances Ann Adams.
"A dillar, a dollar,
A ten-o'clock scholar.
What makes you come so soon?"
SARA Resident Vice-r1
JIMMY REDDEN President
MR. TYSON Sponsor
Mary Lee Cearlock
Daniel 8 on
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Wo odette McDougald
NOT PICTURED: Ben F. Adams, Richard Barnett, Pinky Davis, Billy Hardaway, Paul McKeever, Albert Urias.
"LONDON BRIDGE is falling down, falling down, falling down,
LONDON BRIDGE is falling down,-"
39Student C ouncil
FIRST ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Judy Allison, Gloria Salmon, Ruthie McAteer, Beverly Cleveland, Joan Danielson, Linda McKenzie. SECOND ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Mrs. Dorothy Weddle, sponsor; Sue Simpson, Sue Armstrong, Barbara Ligon, Sherrill Rolls, Jimmy Cunningham, George Fielding, Frank Ligon. THIRD ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Jerome Crumpton, George Atkins, Tom Silliman, Robert Dennis, Sam Baker, Isidro Mesa, Franklin Duncan, Tony Tracy, and Xanthus Pattillo.
OFFICERS, STANDING LEFT TO RIGHT: Judy Allison, historian; Tony Tracy, parliamentarian; Jerome Crumpton, president pro-tem; Mrs. Dorothy Weddle, sponsor. SEATED LEFT TO RIGHT: Ruthie McAteer, secretary; Sam Baker, president; Barbara 40 Ligon, treasurer.CL ii l epreientativei
SENIOR REPRESENTATIVES Tom Silliman; Judy Allison; Jerome Crumpton, president; Sue Simpson; George Atkins.
SOPHOMORE REPRESENTATIVES Isidro Mesa; Sue Armstrong; Robert Dennis, president; Gloria Salmon; Jimmy Cunningham.
JUNIOR REPRESENTATIVES Sherrill Rolls; Tony Tracy, president; Franklin Duncan; Xanthus Pattillo; Beverly Cleveland.
FRESHMAN REPRESENTATIVES George Fielding; Linda McKenzie; Jimmy Redden, president; Joan Danielson; Frank Ligon.MRS. WINNIE MAE JOHNSON Sponsor
This annual is the result of many hours of hard work by the members of the Panther Staff. The staff, under the direction of Mrs. Winnie Mae Johnson, meets every Monday night in the high school library to plan and prepare this book for the student body.LARRY SKYLSTAD Sponsor
The Tumbleweed is given to the students free of charge every two weeks. Much work is devoted to the paper by the members of the journalism class which meets each day to gather news of all school activities. The staff is under the direction of Larry Skylstad.KENNETH ST. CLAIR, Director
FLUTES Nancy Baumgardner Sharon Johnson Melody McKenzie Linda McKenzie
Georgeanne Smith (not pictured) John Thompson Sandra West
CLARINETS Jayme Barker Betty Kay Butz Carmen Gonzalez Josephine Gonzales Donna Hale (not pictured)
Jim Hillin Sharon Lee Barbara Ligon Phil McClure Nancy Mitchell Ruth Navarro
Beth Thomas (not pictured)
BASS CLARINET Yvonne Lannom
BASSOON Beverly Cleveland
SAXOPHONES Lynda Alexander Buddy Bowers Don Diebitsch Carolyn Sue Kelly Dave Parker Mary Louise Sullivan
CORNETS Malcolm Almond John Berry-Tony Brons George Fielding Brian Gilley Richard Harral Joye Henley (not pictured) Herman Hoffpauir Ronnie Hopkins Ruth Ann McAteer Augustin Mesa
FRENCH HORNS Johnny Howard Trelly Smith Vernon Tye
BARITONES Bill Buster Jimmy Cunningham Jimmy McAteer
Xanthus Pattillo Wendell Ware
TROMBONES Robert Baker Skipper Blaydes Claudette Kerr Jesus Rodriguez
BASSES Vernon Creech John Powers Rusty Ratliff
PERCUSSION Sue Armstrong Sam Baker Joan Danielson Lowell Gerbert Harriett Hammond Vicki McSpedden Kent Powell La Juana Roye
45VICKI McSPEDDEN Drum Major
BEVERLY CLEVELAND Majorette
SUE ARMSTRONG Majorette
YVONNE LANNOM MajoretteC .o u n ci
LEFT ROW, BOTTOM TO TOP: Ruthie McAteer, president; Jim Hillin, vice-president; Don Diebitsch, secretary-treasurer.
RIGHT ROW, BOTTOM TO TOP: Vicki McSpedden, drum major; Bryant Wilson, librarian; Sam Baker, band captain. NOT PICTURED, Jimmy Cunningham, appointed council member.
Ruthie McAteer was chosen band sweetheart by popular vote of the band. She was crowned at the half time ceremony and then presented with a bouquet of roses and a bracelet.
BLUE WHITE CITATION CORD WINNERS
Six boys, Robert Baker, Xanthus Pattillo, Don Diebitsch, Herman Hoffpauir, Bryant Wilson, and Dave Parker (not pictured) were chosen by popular vote of the band as the best marchers of 1956-57.oir
TOP ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Elaine Theus, Martha Shellenberger, Linda June Fielding, Sherrill Rolls, Kay Carson, Correne Stidham, Barbara Mayberry, Joyce Weathers, Dorothy McKenzie, Ida Rodriguez. MIDDLE ROW: Mrs. Wood, sponsor; Sally Urias, Mary Terrazas, Lucy Gon -
zales, Olivia Castelo, Mary Lynn Aguilar, Ruth Shows, Rose Mary Duran, Palmenia Arcides, Elodia Pacheco, Gloria Sanchez. BOTTOM ROW: Eva Flores, Barbara Hughes, Pat McLeroy, Madonna Nelson, Amelia Duarte, Pascuala Dominguez, Isabel Porras, Ernestina Valenzuela, Elidia Pacheco, and Lucy Urias.
FROM LEFTTORIGHT, Sally Urias, president; Dorothy McKenzie, vice-president; Mrs. Wood, director; Donna Sue Church, secretary; andRose Mary Duran, reporter; proudly pose with the Sweepstake trophy the Choir won in Odessa at Choir Contest on March 16.
One piano solo and three vocal solos were entered at Choir Contest on March 16. Kay Car-son, Choir pianist, placed 1st in piano and 2nd in vocal. Dorothy McKenzie and Sherrill Rolls placed 2nd in vocal solos. Earlier in the year, Sherrill was chosen to sing in the All State Choir.STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT: Elaine Nichols, Ginger DeAx, Tim Casner, and Linda McKenzie. SEATED: Ernestina Valenzuela, Jesus Rodriguez, Pat McLeroy, Mrs. R.D. Blaydes, sponsor; Isabel Porras, Sara Cunningham, and Nan Wilmeth. NOT PICTURED: Virginia Cooper, Woodette McDougald, Donna Patterson, and Wendell Ware.
Mrs. R.D. Blaydes, Isabel Porras, Pat McLeroy, and Ernestina Valenzuela, pictured ready to leave for the
Library Convention which was held at Galveston on Feb- Linda and Sara, are you really working or ruary 21 through 23. just trying to fool Mrs. Blaydes?TOP ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Mary Mejia, Senaida Salmon, Celia Villalba, Ida Rodriguez, Mary Terrazas, president; Eva Villalba, Lucy Gonzalez, Sally Florez, Amelia Duarte, Reyes Gonzalez. SECOND ROW: Mr. Tyson, sponsor; Flavio Rivera, Mary Lynn Aguilar, Elidia Pacheco, Rose
Mary Duran, 2nd vice-president; Elodia Pacheco, Mary Vasquez, Isabel Nunez, Palmenia Arcides, Ernestina Valenzuela. THIRD ROW: Olga Rivera, Marielena Sanchez, Margaret Gonzales, Gloria Salmon, 1st vice-president; Carmen Gonzalez, secretary-treasurer; Isabel Porras.Ruth Navarro, and Caridad Jaquez.
Pictured below are some of the girls enjoying the Spanish Club's Christmas party which was held on December 13.
Mary Terrazas giving a talk about the Spanish Club at the Band Concert which was presented to the parents on March 5 during the Texas Public School Week.LEFT TO RIGHT: Jim Robbins, Bryant Wilson, vice-president; Tony Tracy, president; Richard Harral, Franklin Duncan, Sue Simpson, and Fred Harral, sponsor. NOT PICTURED: Donna Sue Church, secretary; Beverly Cleveland, and Floyd Bradley.D.J4.J-
STANDING LEFT TO RIGHT: Marjorie Newsom, sponsor; Joyce Dollar, Pat McLeroy, Mary Lee Cearlock, Rosalee Smetak, Ginger DeAx, Joyce Weathers, Sue Kelly, Irene Rodriguez, Mary Lynn Aguilar, Sonja Jones, Isabel Banda, Mary Almendarez, Mauricia Olivas. SEATED: Joyce Sterling, Barbara Land, La Juana Roye, Eva Villalba, Mary Tinkler, Isabel Porras, Linda Nelson, and Beverley Wilson. NOT PICTURED: Juanita Almendarez, Socorro Duarte, Caridad
Jaquez, Ruth Navarro, Josephine Pina, Mary Vasquez, and Celia Villalba.
OFFICERS LEFT TO RIGHT: Isabel Porras, treasurer, La Juana Roye, secretary; Eva Villain vice-president; Mary Tinkler, president; Barbara Land, historian; Joyce Sterling, parliamentarian; and Beverley Wilson, song leader.
MARJORIE NEWSOM SponsorThe F. H. A. girls have been busy attending different club meetings this year. On October 2, they attended one at Grandfalls, on March 2, the area meeting at Midland, and on April 26-27, the state meeting at Dallas. The girls learn many things from attending these meetings.
This is the F.H.A. girls' display during the Pecos County Fat Stock Show on October ll-13-
The girls have enjoyed many parties this school term. One of the most enjoyable was the Valentine party held in the Homemaking room. Another was the program for the incoming eighth grade girls in May, which was to explain the different things being done in the F.H.A.
Smile pretty, girls -- it's Christmas!
Besides enjoying themselves, the girls have sent Christmas cards to the mental hospital at Big Spring, and a box of gifts to the Tomas see Indian School in South Carolina.
The girls receive last minute instructions from Miss Newsom, sponsor, before installation of officers.
Two of the girls admire the Christmas decorations at the F.H.A. Christmas party which was held in the H.E. room.D.Zl.Ji.
TOP ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Jesus Franco, John Holbrook, L.H. Patterson, Alan Matthews, John Hardaway, Pat Fortenberry, Rodney Powell, historian; Wilbur Warnock.Bob Maples, Robert Dennis, secretary; Fred Bradley, vice-president; Jimmy Sullivan, parliamentarian. SECOND ROW; Jose Jaquez, Charlie Smetak, vice-president; Buddy Spence, Isidro Mesa, vice-president; Johnny Urias, Harvey Williams, Floyd Bradley, president; Leslie Whitworth, reporter; Andres Villalba, treasurer. THIRD ROW: Charlie Parks, Julia Carrasco, Lionel Rodriguez, Rafael
Rodriguez, Anastacio Gamboa, Abe Gonzales, Pete Worley, Jake Barker. FOURTH ROW; D.D. White, advisor; Reynaldo Arcides, Jose Milan, Leonel Bueno, sentinel; Edward Sanchez, Eva Flores, sweetheart; Eulalia Chavez, Richard Barnett, Rudy Smetak, Cruz Nunez, and Pasqual Ramirez.
EVA FLORES Sweetheart
Floyd Bradley, Big Bend District vice president, giving a talk about the F.F.A. at the Band Concert which was presented to the parents on March 5 during Texas Public School Week.
D.D. WHITE AdvisorA summer educational trip to Yellowstone National Park highlighted the F.F.A.'s successful year. The boys' sheep exhibits made exceptional showings at the El Paso, Houston, and San Angelo Fat Stock Shows.
Money raising projects included the collection and sale of scrap iron, the sale of Christmas trees, and the sale of cokes at the rodeo.
A $35.00 gift from the Student Council helped purchase South-down breeding stock.
LEFT TO RIGHT: Shirl Sullivan, Buddy Spence, Leslie Whitworth, and Floyd Bradley.
Each member of the grass judging team carded high scores, but the team was nosed out of first place in team standings by a fine Imperial team.
Despite the fact that Floyd Bradley was the high individual of the contest, this same group of boys finished second in range judging, this time to the Crockett County 4-H.
TOP ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Skipper Blaydes, Beverley Wilson, Lynn Rainwater, Sue Arm-
strong, secretary-treasurer; Sam Baker, Vicki McSpedden, president; Jesus Rodriguez, Sara Cunningham, Jake Barker, Lynda Alexander, Jayme Barker, John Thompson. SECOND ROW: Larry Skylstad, sponsor; Nancy Baumgardner, Sharon Lee, Beverly Cleveland, Eva Flores, Floyd Bradley, Dorothy McKenzie, Sandra West, Sharon Johnson, Nora Tiemann, Woodette McDougald, Virginia Cooper. THIRD ROW: Robert Baker, Joan Danielson, Nancy Mitchell, Melody McKenzie, Nan Wilmeth, Claudette Kerr, Linda McKenzie, Joyce Dollar, and Trelly Smith. NOT PICTURED: Donna Sue Church, vice-president.
Georgeanne Smith played Elizabeth, The Queen, and Sam Baker played Essex in the State Contest play.
Lynn Rainwater as The Fool and Lynda Alexander as Penelope. At the last moment Lynda became ill and Sue Armstrong took her place.Donna Sue and Tony were the narrators for the Christmas pageant presented by the Players' Club, Choir, and Band.
The last scene of the Christmas pageant was one of the most beautiful in the pageant. The Three Kings and the Shepherds came to adore the baby Jesus.
Beverly Cleveland sang a solo, "Sweet Little Jesus Boy" as the street scene in Bethlehem was portrayed.
57Eva Flores, taking a bath in public!
Lynn Rainwater did a magnificent dance in the assembly.
The $64,000 Popcorn question was won by Nan Wilmeth.
Officers of the Players' Club are Donna Sue Church, vice-president; Vicki McSpedden, president; and Sue Armstrong, secretary-treasurer.
The Players' Club banquet held on May 18 was very successful. Sam Baker was the speaker and Vicki McSpedden, president, also gave a short speech.
LEFT TO RIGHT: FRONT ROW: Mrs. James, sponsor; Frauna Sue Simpson, treasurer; Donna Hale Worthington; Judy Allison, president; Beverly Cleveland; Georgeanne Smith, secretary. SECOND ROW: Mrs. Weddle, sponsor; Don Taylor; Mary Terrazas; Sally Urifis; Floyd Bradley; Mrs. Hayter, sponsor. THIRD ROW: Thomas Armstrong; David Parker; Tony Tracy, vice-
president; Lynn Rainwater.
Membership in the National Honor Society requires a scholastic average of ninety or above and a junior or senior classification.
At the open house for parents, Judy Allison, president, gave a talk on the National Honor Society.
The new members were installed on April 18, 1957. Membership cards were presented by Mr. Harris. nterichofaitic rJLea
POETRY READING AND DECLAMATION Sara Cunningham, 2nd in Jr. Girls' Declamation; Georgeanne Smith, 2nd in Sr. Girls' Declamation; Mr. Skylstad, sponsor; Sam Baker, 1st in Poetry Reading; Beverly Cleveland, competed in Poetry Reading.
NUMBER SENSE Barbara Hughes competed in this event; Mrs. Hayter, sponsor; Nan Wilmeth, 2nd in District.
SHORTHAND Mary Terrazas; Sue Simpson; Mrs. Mary Helen Jordan, sponsor. Sue Simpson won 1st in District and 4th in Regional.
Lynn Rainwater and Beverly Cleveland placed 3rd as a team; Mrs. Sallie Buster, sponsor.
READY WRITERS Mrs. Sallie Buster, sponsor; Donna Hale, 3rd in District.
Mrs. Creel and Mrs. Jordan, sponsors; Harriet Hammond, Betty Kay Butz, and Eva Flores.
60"On your marks! Get se-e-et! Go!"DootLff
A TEAM TOP ROW: Coach Watson, Jimmy McAteer, Pat Fortenberry, Tom Silliman, Franklin Duncan, Jim Hillin, Tim Casner, Julio Carrasco, Coach Moring. MIDDLE ROW: Manager Bobby Slover, Fred Bradley, Ruben Rodriquez, Red Dennis, George Atkins, Don Taylor, Frank Chavarria, Tony Tracy, Manager Floyd Bradley. BOTTOM ROW: Jerome Crumpton, Xanthus Pattillo, Rodney Powell, Leslie Whitworth, J. D. McIntyre, Joe Graham, Ned Arcides, Lionel Rodriquez. NOT PICTURED: Celestino Acosta, Thomas Armstrong.
B TEAM TOP ROW: Coach Carter, Jimmy Sullivan, Bob Maples, Bert Roye, Johnny Urias, J. B.
Pugh, Jesus Franco, Isidro Mesa, Joe Bowman, Junior Palmer, Charlie Parks. BOTTOM ROW: Wendell Averitt, Jose Jaquez, Billy Jake Barker, Ross Davis, Reynaldo Arcides, Pasqual Ramirez, Norman Worley, Jose Milan, Lionel Bueno, Bill Buster, Tommy Nichols.CELESTINO ACOSTA Soph. Guard 2 yr. Letter man
THOMAS ARMSTRONG Sr. Tackle 3 yr. Letterman 1st Team All District 2nd Team All Area
F.S. 39 Sanderson 6
F.S. 0 Big Lake 0
FRED BRADLEY Jr. Halfback 1 yr. Letterman Honorable Men. All District
NED ARCIDES Jr. Halfback 2 yr. Letterman
GEORGE ATKINS Sr. Guard 2 yr. Letterman Honorable Men. All District
For the season opener the Fort Stockton Panther s met the Sanderson Eagles. Leading 20-0 at the half, Stockton won the game with a score of 39-6.
At the second football game the Panthers surprised the Big Lake Owls and fought them to a scoreless tie.
Coach Moring, at a pep rally, urging the boys to do their best.
64JULIO CARRASCO Fresh. Tackle 1 yr. Letter man
TIM CASNER Jr. Halfback 2 yr. Letterman
JEROME CRUMPTON Sr. Quarterback 2 yr. Letterman
FRANK CHAVARRIA Fresh. Tackle 1 yr. Letterman
The Panthers easily defeated the Marfa Shorthorns. They rolled up 480 yards rushing and 80 passing to win 44-13.
The game with the Alpine Bucks was a runaway with the Panthers scoring six time8 before the game was over. The score was 38-0.
RED DENNIS Soph. Quarterback 1 yr. Letterman
Bucks1 0” 8 0t ° t le Alpine game. The Panthers really stopped theFRANKLIN DUNCAN Jr. End 1 yr. Letter man
PAT FORTENBERRY Jr. Guard 1 yr. Letter man
JOE GRAHAM Jr. Center 1 yr. Letterman
F.S. 7 Iraan 7
F.S. 12 Wink 7
JIMMY McATEER Soph. Fullback 2 yr. Letterman Honorable Men. All District
JIM HILLIN Jr. End 2 yr. Letterman
In the second tie of the season, the Panthers were tied 7-7 by the Iraan Braves. It was a close fought game.
The homecoming game, against Wink this year, was a close contest, with Stockton winning the game 12-7.
A pileup during the hard-fought game with Iraan.
Jr. Halfback 1 yr. Letterman
XANTHUS PATTILLO Jr. Tackle 2 yr. Letterman
LIONEL RODRIQUEZ Fresh. Halfback 1 yr. Letterman
F.S. 0 Seminole 21
F.S. 6 McCamey 34
RUBEN RODRIQUEZ Jr. Halfback 3 yr. Letterman
RODNEY POWELL Jr. Guard 1 yr. Letterman
In their first district game of the season, the Panthers were defeated for the first time this year. The Seminole Indians won with a score of 21-0.
The Panthers suffered their second defeat at the hands of the M c C a m e y Badgers. The score of this game was 34-6.
A Seminole Indian runs around right end for substantial yardage during the Indian-Panther game.TOM SILLIMAN Sr. End 2 yr. Letterman Honorable Men. All District
DON TAYLOR Sr. Center 3 yr. Letterman 2nd Team All District
TONY TRACY Jr. Quarterback 2 yr. Letterman
F.S. 25 Denver City 13 F.S. 0 Crane 38
The cheerleader s lead a yell at a bonfire.
LESLIE WHITWORTH Sr. Guard 2 yr. Letterman
The Panthers rolled to their fifth win of the season when they defeated the Denver City Mustangs. The score was 25-13.
In the last game of the season, the Panthers were defeated 38- 0 by the Crane Golden Cranes.
A Panther executing a tackle against the opposing team ball-carrier.V
JUDY ALLISON Senior
SHERRILL ROLLS Junior
C li eer lea e i
PATSY POSEY Senior
JANE SIMPSON Junior
MRS. HAYTER SponsorEaA'tUl
LEFT TO RIGHT: Ned Arcides, Thomas Armstrong, Julio Carrasco, Jimmy McAteer, Tim Casner, Coach Joe Moring, Franklin Duncan, Don Diebitsch, Fred Bradley, Tony Tracy Ruben
Rodriquez, Kenneth Thomas.
Panthers 51 Seminole 83
Panthers 53 McCamey 51
Panthers 46 Crane 43
Panthers 64 Denver City 58
Panthers 53 McCamey 72
Panthers 43 Seminole 75
Panthers 64 Crane 51
Panthers 78 Denver City 50
PLAYERS NOT PICTURED
Celestino Acosta Sophomore "B" Team
Frank Chavarria Freshman "B" Team
Freshman 1 yr. Letterman
COACH Joe MoringIs it, or isn't it ?
DON DIEBITSCH Co-Captain Sr. 2 yr. Letter man All Tournament at Rankin All-District
FRANKLIN DUNCAN Co-Captain Jr. 2 yr. Letterman All Tournament at Ozona All District
Will it, or won't it?
NED ARCIDES Jr. "B” Team
71FRED BRADLEY Jr. 1 yr. Letterman
JULIO CARRASCO Fresh. "B" Team
TIM CASNER Jr. 2 yr. Letterman
JIMMY McATEER Soph. 2 yr. Letterman
B TEAM TOP ROW: Manager Judy Almond, Isabel Banda, Freye Cope, Janett Wilson, Amalia Ramos, Reyes Gonzalez, Senaida Salmon, Coach James. BOTTOM ROW: Katie Shows, Sara Cunningham, Peggie Zuehlke, Socorro Duarte.
A TEAM TOP ROW: Mary Mejia, Isaura Bueno, Amalia Ramos, Sue Simpson, Petra Salinas, Reyes Gonzalez, Manager Judy Almond, Coach James. BOTTOM ROW: Peggie Zuehlke, Joe Turner, Jane Simpson, Socorro Duarte. We They
Crane 48 11
Monahans 26 4
Iraan 40 9
Monahans 26 15
Iraan 45 9
A GAME ♦Crane 39 10
SCORES ♦Seminole 19 17
♦McCamey 20 16 ♦ District
♦ Denver City 45 11 Games
Crane B 39 13
Monahans B 23 21 •
Iraan B 57 15
B GAME Monahans B 21 15
SCORES Iraan B 58 5
Crane B 32 13
Seminole B 18 14
McCamey B 29 11
Denver City B 59 4
The B Team has not lost a game in two years.
ISAURA BUENO Jr. 3 yr. Letter man All Tourney Big Spring All Tourney Lamesa
SOCORRO DUARTE Fresh. 1 yr. LettermanREYES GONZALES Jr. 3 yr. Letterman
PETRA SALINAS Soph. 1 yr. Letterman All Tourney Regional All State Team
BIG SPRING TOURNAMENT
Crane 37 7
Levelland 36 6
Seminole 39 7
Big Spring B 29 12
Big Spring A 20 18
Lamesa B 70 1
Plainview 38 6
Lamesa A 38 11
Imperial 10 19
The girls won the Big Spring Tournament and placed second in the Lamesa Tournament.JANE SIMPSON Jr. 2 yr. Letterman All Tourney Lamesa All Tourney District All Tourney Regional
SUE SIMPSON Sr. 2 yr. Letterman All Tourney Big Spring All Tourney District All Tourney Regional All State Team
Crane 31 7
McCamey 23 8
Seminole 20 15
Olton 41 4
Post 38 9
San Saba 41 6
Cypress-Fairbanks 17 10
JO TURNER Sr. 4 yr. Letterman All Tourney Big Spring All Tourney Regional All State Team
PEGGY ZUEHLKE Sr. 2 yr. Letterman
TOP ROW: Coach Bob Carter, Ruben Rodriquez, Franklin Duncan, Tony Tracy, Joe Bowman, Julio
Carrasco, Joe Graham, Rodney Powell, Jim Hillin, Pat Fortenberry, Jimmy McAteer, Tim Casner. BOTTOM ROW: Jose Milan, Abe Gonzalez, John Rowe, Ned Arcides, James Purser, Floyd Bradley, Bill Buster, Xanthus Pattillo, Fred Bradley, Isidro Mesa, Shirl Sullivan.
Isidro Mesa and Tim Casner, Stockton trackmen who went to State this year.
Judy Allison, Queen of the Comanche Relays, was chosen by the Track team. She is pic-turedhere with Jim Hillin and Tim Casner, two of the captains of the track team. The other captain, Xanthus Pattillo, is not pictured.MILE RELAY TEAM LEFT TO RIGHT: Rodney Powell, Pat Fortenberry, Jimmy Me, up and over. Ruben Rodriquez, Jim Hillin.
The annual Comanche Relays were held here on March 2, 1957. First place was won by Andrews with 36 1 2 points. Stockton was in 5th place with 11 points. District Track Meet was held here on April 4. Crane won first place. Stocktonites who won first places were as follows: Tim Casner--lst, 220 yard and
100 yard dashes; Isidro Mesa--1st, mile run;
Rodriquez, Arcides, Bradley, Casner--lst,
440 yard relay.
At Regional in Lubbock on April 12-13, Tim Casner and Isidro Mesa qualified for State .
Tim won first in the 220 and Isidro won second in the mile; however, they did not place at State. SPRINT RELAY TEAM
LEFT TO RIGHT: Ned Arcides, Tim Casner, Tony Tracy, Jim McAteer, Ruben Rodriquiz, Bill Buster. NOT PICTURED: Fred Bradley.
Those blurs are runners.
LEFT TO RIGHT: Joe Graham, Ned Arcides, Franklin Duncan, Fred Bradley, Shirl Sullivan.
79TOP ROW: Lowell Gerbert, Kent Powell, John Thompson, Kelly Wilson, George Fielding, Skipper
Blaydes, Jimmy Redden, Coach Howard Tyson. BOTTOM ROW: Jerome Crumpton, Claudette Kerr, Sandra West, Lynda Alexander, Patsy Posey, Judy Allison, Brian Gilley.
The Fort Stockton players this year were as follows: Senior Division: Cassie Irwin, Girls' Singles; Brian Gilley, Boys' Singles; Patsy Posey and Judy Allison, Girls' Doubles; Jerome Crumpton and Tom Silliman, Boys' Doubles. Junior Division: Sandra West, Girls' Singles; George Fielding, Boys' Singles; Lynda Alexander and Claudette Kerr, Girls' Doubles; Phil McClure and Kelly Wilson, Boys' Doubles.
Fort Stockton entered two tournaments this year, in Odessa and in Alpine.
In the District play in Crane on March 30, Judy Allison and Patsy Posey won the Girls' Doubles. In the Junior play Lynda Alexander and Claudette Kerr won the Girls' Doubles and George Fielding won the Boys' Singles. In overall team points Fort Stockton was second to Crane. Judy Allison and Patsy Posey won the Girls' Doubles at Regional in Lubbock on April 13. The girls went on to State, where they were defeated in the semi-finals.
Judy Allison and Patsy Posey, the Fort Stockton Senior Girls' Doubles Tennis Team, who were regional champs this year.SENIOR PLAYERS
LEFT TO RIGHT: Kent Powell, Lowell Gerbert, Brian Gilley, Jerome Crumpton, Patsy Posey, Judy Allison, Coach Tyson. NOT PICTURED: Tom Silliman, Cassie Irwin.
LEFT TO RIGHT: Claudette Kerr, Sandra West, Lynda Alexander, John Thompson, Kelly Wilson
George Fielding, Skipper Blaydes, Jimmy Redden, Coach Tyson.
81Hut 1--Hut 2--Hut 3
These are cheerleaders? ? ?
This band is lined up and is rarin' to go!
What poise--what uniforms--What? ? Twirlers ? ? ?
ALL-GIRL FOOTBALL GAME The All-Girls' Football Game, played on November 15, 1956, caused much excitement for all. The game--Seniors Sophomores vs. Juniors Freshmen—was complete with boy cheerleaders chosen from the student body, boy twirlers chosen by Mr. St. Clair, and an all-boy bandied by drum major Sam Baker. The cheerleaders were Jake Barker, Fred Bradley, and John Hardaway--Junior Freshman team, and Jerome Crumpton, Floyd Bradley, and Robert Dennis--Senior Sophomore team. The Twirlers were Jimmy McAteer, Jim Hillin, and X an thus Pat-tillo. The football girls were suited out in the regular boy's uniforms--blue vs. white. The Senior--Sophomore team was coached by Ken Watson while the Junior-Freshman team was coached by Bob Carter. The bruised girls put on a good show that was enjoyed by about 500 people, and although the Junior-Freshman team fought, the Senior-Sophomore team was triumphant.
Back to the showers after a tough game.Wo St
The citizens of the week are chosen each week by the faculty on the basis of their willingness to cooperate with teacher s and other students and such qualities as courteousness, friendliness, consideration of others, and neatness of dress.
f tL Week
FIRST SIX-WEEKS: Sam Baker, Judy Allison, Floyd Bradley, Beverly Cleveland, Jerome Crumpton, Sue Simpson, Don Taylor, Mary Terrazas, Tim Casner, Jane Simpson.
THIRD SIX-WEEKS: Wendell Ware, Betty Kay Butz, Joe Bowman, Barbara Hughes, Wilbur Warnock, Nan Wilmeth, Thomas Michna, Judy Almond, Robert Baker, Barbara Land, Herman Hoffpauir, Julia Patterson. NOT PICTURED: John Thompson, Isaura Bueno.
FIFTH SIX-WEEKS: Xanthus Pattillo, Mo-desta Chavez, Frank Ligon, Nancy Mitchell, Skipper Blaydes, Donna Jean Saul, Lynn Rainwater, Beth Thomas, Ned Arcides, Joyce Dollar, Jimmy Cunningham, Sherrill Rolls.
SECOND SIX-WEEKS: Wendell Averitt, Vicki McSpedden, Fred Bradley, Mary Tinkler, Thomas Armstrong, Kay Carson, Linden Crump, Ruthie McAteer, Sally Urias, J.B. Pugh. Freye Cope. NOT PICTURED: Jack Lowell.
FOURTH SIX-WEEKS: Franklin D un c an , Dale Dees, Jim Hillin, Eva Flores, Isidro Mesa, Dorothy McKenzie, Alan Matthews, Sara Cunningham, George Fielding, Linda McKenzie, John Rowe. NOT PICTURED: Joan Danielson.
SIXTH SIX-WEEKS: Ginger DeAx, Carmen Gonzalez, Kathy Hodges, Sharon Lee, Sue Armstrong, Kay Clarke, Jimmy McAteer, Philip Clarke, David Navarro, Neal Griffith, Albert Simmons, Phil McClure.
The Rooney Family Award for the highest scholastic average went to Barbara Hughes. She also received the Magno Usui Study Club Award for the highest English average. This is the first year for this award.
The American Legion scholarship medal for being the highest ranking senior went to Judy Allison.
The award for the Best All-Around Girl given by the Pecos Theater, given for the first time this year, went to Sue Simpson. She also received the D.A. R. Citizenship Award.
The American Legion Citizenship Award went to Sam Baker.
The Pioneer Award for the Best All-Around Boy Student went to Thomas Armstrong.
The Pecos County State Bank Award for the highest ranking math student went to Linden Crump.
The Butz P.T.A. Scholarship Award went to Mary Terrazas."They spent a happy evening .... playing and singing and dancing about."s utu mn
This is really a sophisticated bunch! Red and all those girls?
Too windy for you, girls?
Here we are at the swimming pool pavilion and it is September 22, 1956, time for the Autumn Leaves Dance. The dancing area is surrounded by a picket fence entwined with autumn branches. Refreshments of cookies and punch are being served, so let's hurry and join the fun.
Cocktail Jo u n
Floyd, you and Sam quit that cutting up!
Ready for a cocktail ?
Here it is Nov. 19, 1956, and my, doesn't everyone look nice. There is the cashier in pink and black to greet us at the door. Now let's give our coats to the hat-check girl, dressed in her traditional short red skirt. A glass chimney lantern on each table and the bartender behind his make-believe bar really put us in the Cocktail Lounge mood. M-m-m-m the cocktails (punch) and cookies really hit the spot.-J'Jomecomin
Homecoming Queen Judy Allison with her ladies-in-waiting, Betty Dyson and Sue Simpson. Duchess Rosemary Duran is not pictured. These girls were chosen by popular vote of the student body.
Homecoming was held on the weekend of October 19, 1957. Registration was held Friday morning in the girls' gym, and an assembly for the Exes was held that afternoon in the auditorium. Billy Moody was the Master of Ceremonies. Friday night the football team played a spirited game for a 12-7 victory over Wink. At half time the Homecoming Queen, her duchess, and ladies-in-waiting were announced and presented on the football field by Mr. Harris, Mr. Huckaby, Mr. Harral, and Mr. Tyson. The Queen then reigned throughout the remainder of the game. After the game, all were invited to a dance at the Country Club. This brought an end to another year of Homecoming.
Dancing was enjoyed by all.
Catching flies, Judy and Linda?
Why so serious?
What'cha lookin' at, Jimmy?
Who has on the hat?
Everyone enjoyed the dancing.
Sue and Sam pose in front of the Snowman.
What Prince Charming wasn't proud to take his favorite princess to the most important all school dance of the year--the Christmas Dance, held on December 22, 1956. The guests were greeted at the door to the North Pole by a seven foot snow man. To the left were found Santa's helpers frolicking gaily about his workshop, while the Odessa College Orchestra sent dreamy music through the icicle-and snow-bedecked hall. Even the most skeptical believed there really was a Santa after all who were present received a stocking full of cookies and a cup of punch.
Couples enjoying the music of the Odessa College Orchestra.'adie JJau kini 2) an
The Sadie Hawkins Dance was held in the clothes-line bedecked girls' gym on a typical dog patch night. The couples danced in the atmosphere of two hay filled stalls and an authentic hill-billy still. Refreshments included corn pone cookies and mountain cider.
A typical night in Dogpatch. Friendly, isn't he? Caught in the act! !
Giddap old paint! ! This is a cry you might have heard had you been at the Western Dance on January 18, 1957 at the Rural Community House. All the local cowboys were there dressed in their fancy western attire, and the cowgals were following close behind in their colorful squaw dresses. The chuck wagon gang served good old ranch fare of cokes, sandwiches, potato chips, and cookies to the hungry wranglers.
.5'avoritei ’ 2 « nee
"You gotta have heart, all you really need is heart." That could very well have been the theme of the Favorites' Dance held at the Community Hall on February 16, 1957. The hall was decorated with red and white crepe paper and red hearts were hanging on the walls. A red glow from above fell on everyone as he entered. Red punch and heartshaped cookies, which were served, really set the mood. A huge red heart stood at one end of the hall, and it was there that the Favorites were announced and presented by Coach Carter and Mr. Mayfield.
This wasn't posed, was it? ?
1957 All-School Favorites
Why all the socks? That's simple--it's a Sock Hop held in the Girls' Gym on March 22, 1957. This dance was different from most because all the couples danced in matching socks. To revive the couples after a mad dancing spree, cookies and punch were served.
Look at all the shining knees.
Look at the birdie!
Wendell leaving'you?Junior-Sen ior 8a nyuet
The Junior-Senior banquet was held in the Comanche Room at Taylor's Cafe. After everyone had eaten, Tony Tracy, the Junior president, welcomed the Seniors. Following this, Jerome Crumpton, Senior president, delivered the response. Reverend Robert Hooks, the speaker, spoke on "Preparing For Marriage." The prophecy was read by Franklin Duncan, and Don Diebitsch read the will. The menu featured tomato juice cocktail, tossed salad, turkey, cranberry sauce, green beans, baked potato, hot rolls, apple cobbler, and iced tea. A bouquet of garden flowers centered the head table. The dance, held after the banquet at the large Community House, featured a flower covered-bridge at the door, arching over imaginary water. A "rock wall" decorated with figurines encircled the walls. White picket fences entwined with fresh roses surrounded the bandstand and tables. The banquet and dance were enjoyed by all, including a few worn-out Juniors who decorated until 6:00.
Another will--another laugh.
Where's Thomas, Kay??
Not to-o-o-o crowded, is it? ?Junior
With a colorful "Streets of Paris" theme and a grand march to set the ball in motion, the Seniors presented the annual Junior-Senior Prom, Friday, May 10, 1957, in the large Community House. Colored striped awnings over the tables gave a sidewalk cafe effect, and flower carts scattered about the room added to the effect. A spotlighted Eiffel Tower with a fountain in front was a highlight in the decorations. "French" paintings were scattered about the walls. Punch and cookies were served by three "French" waiters, and the music was furnished by the Sul Ross Collegians.
A typical scene at the Prom. Flowers, flowers, everywhere. The end of another dance-
-JlttSporti ( antj
Well, the last social event of the year has just slipped into "dreamland." The All-Sports Banquet, sponsored by the Quarterback Club, was held in the large Community House Friday, May 17, 1957. The feature decoration of the banquet was a large blue "S" with gold footballs, basketballs, volleyballs, tennis rackets (including Sue Simpson's good one), and track shoes around the bottom of it. Harden Cooper, Baylor line coach, was the chief speaker of the evening, but Nolan Conner got his say between breaths. The music for the dance after the banquet was furnished by RCA.
It must have been funny! Seniors receiving certificates. Coach Cooper.
'Old King Cole was a merry old soul, A merry old soul was he."195 7 Cjradu atei
FOURTH ROW: Floyd Bradley, Leslie Whitworth, Don Taylor, Thomas Armstrong, Dave Parker,
Thomas Michna, Jerome Crumpton, Gerald Saul, Sam Baker. THIRD ROW: Peggy Zuehlke, Elaine Theus, Sally Urias, Eddie Barker, George Atkins, Tom Silliman, Don Diebitsch, Charles Smetak, Joe Hallford. SECOND ROW: Pat Palmer, Lajuana Roye, Donna Sue Church, Wendell Ware, Patsy Posey, Jo Turner, Mary West Watters, Mary Terrazas, Georgeanne Smith, Vicki McSpedden, Sue Simpson. FIRST ROW: Gloria Sanchez, Barbara Mayberry, Carolyn Crowell, Betty Dyson, Judy Allison, Phillip Clarke, Donna Hale Worthington, Ruthie McAteer, Judy Almond, Carmen Gonzales, Rosemary Duran.
VALEDICTORIAN judy allison
109FORT STOCKTON HIGH SCHOOL
SUNDAY, MAY NINETEENTH, 1957 HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM
Processional _ _ Kay Carson
Invocation - - The Rev. George Bastian
The Lord’s Prayer _ Albert Hay Malotte Sam Baker
Sermon - _ Mr. Milton R. Pogue
Benediction — The Rev. George Bastian
Kay CarsonFORT STOCKTON HIGH SCHOOL
Processional________________________________________ High School Band
Invocation_____________________________________The Rev. Robert Hooks
Salutatory Address_________________________________________________Mary Terrazas
I’ll Walk With God.......................................Douglas McLean
High School Choir
No True Education Without God______________________Thomas Armstrong
AS I RECALLS IT_____
'Bout twenty-nine pretendin' cowboys ("Dudes" to you) lit out for Prude Guest Ranch at 'bout six o'clock, Monday, May the sixth. When they got thar, some o' the braver 'uns lit astraddle o' the meanest, orneriest burros ever to come out o' the Wild West.
While half o' the group saddled up and rode over to Fort Davis, the rest tangled up in vicious games of horseshoes and ping-pong.
Dinner was et on a cliff overlookin' Fort Davis. Afterwards the other half o' the seniors rode the broncos back to the ranch.
Followin'supper the young cowpokes enjoyed dancin' n' ping-pong.
Upon returnin' home n' countin' noses, the hardened range-riders found but one casualty. Seems "Scar-Face" Simpson was upseated from her trusty mount and suffered a bruised head as a result.The cats scramble to get in the picture.
"I'm Stickin' With You, " says camera-shy Sam.
"Smiley" (Elvis) finally learned to dance.
Betty and Carolyn rasslin' at the Senior Breakfast.
Whit is mature, but Goof sucks her thumb.
Debo entertains a very attentive audience.
Thomas an' Eddy just relaxin' for a while.
The three champion Camera-Hogs of the night.
Wanted: Some music that we can dance to.uertisements
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Scenes from 1956 HomecomingtocjraphsTitle Page 1
School Picture 2
Staff Members 2
In Memoriam 3
Division Page 5
Mr. Huckaby 6
Mr. Harris 7
Board of Education 8
Faculty Members 9-12
Division Page 13
Senior Class 15-20
Division Page 21
Junior Class 23-26
Division Page 27
Sophomore Class 29-32
Division Page 33
Freshman Class 35-38
Division Page 39
Student Council 40-41
Panther Staff 42
Tumbleweed Staff 43
Library Club 49
Spanish Club 50
Science Club 51
Players' Club 56-58
National Honor Society 59
Interscholastic League 60
Division Page 61
All-Girl Football Game 82
Division Page 83
Miss F.S. H. S. 84
Mr. F.S.H.S. 85
Most Representative Girl 86
Most Representative Boy 87
Cutest Girl 88
Best Looking Boy 89
Most Athletic Girl 90
Most Athletic Boy 91
Homecoming Queen 92
Senior Favorites 93
Junior Favorites 94
Sophomore Favorites 95
Freshman Favorites 96
Citizens of the Week 97
Who's Who 98
Division Page 99
Autumn Leaves 100
Cocktail Lounge 100
Christmas Dance 102
Sadie Hawkins 103
Western Dance 103
Favorites' Dance 104
Sock Hop 104
Junior-Senior Banquet 105
Senior Prom 106
All Sports Banquet 106
Division Page 107
Senior Class 108
Honor Graduates 109
Baccalaureate Service 110
Senior Day 112
Senior Assembly 113
Graduation Party 114
Division Page 115
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