Fowlerville High School - Commander Yearbook (Fowlerville, MI)
- Class of 1949
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FOUL? HU! LLL
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The warrn,personal and satisfying relationships that have
been developed in your years with Fowlerville High School will
be cherished by actions and memories as the faces and characters
of classmates are recalled, when this book is scanned in the
years to come.
Mr. John B. Munn
Mr. Donald R. Kuney
Us FAC LTY
Mrs. Vaught, Commercialg Mrs. Willis, 5th and
6th grades, Miss Humrich, Secretary, Mrs. Waldron
lst grade, Mrs. Hamlin, Nth and 5th grades,
Mrs. Gould, Home Economics, Mrs. Bennet, 3rd and
bth grades, Mrs. VanGorder, 2nd gradeg Miss Hart,
English, Literature, Library.
Mrs. Zbicisk, Mathematics, Mr. Hills, Music, Mr.
Miller, Coach, History, Occupations, Mr. Munn,
Superintendent, Chemistry, Mr. Kuney, Principal,
Latin, Sociology, Methematlcsg Mr. Vaught, Science,
Biology, Junior High, Mr. Holmes, Agriculture,
and Shopg Mrs. Jensen, Kindergarten, Mrs. Buckley,
BUARD 0F EDUCATIU
CECIL LEPARD PRESIDENT
M. D. EGGLESTON SECRETARY
JAMES LUCAS TREASURER
S. W. TOMION
J. GORDON HARMON
'THE COURAGE TO DARE! THE
RED AND WHITE
Norma Lou Cavanaugh
Misa Mabel Hart
ENERGY TO DOH
S Nlllll CLASS 0FFlCEll
B ucs Russell Gerald Knnde
President Vice President
Betty Wegienke Doris Copeland
Richard Stephens Jean Tomion
Balutatorisn D.A.R. Good
nLook at me and
Band l,2,3,M: Choir
3,b3 soc. Com. 33
Class B.B. 3,U3 B.
Glee Club 35 Ann.
Staffg Orch. by G.
Bandg Jr. Red Cross
Norma Lou Cavanaugh
nTh1s girl so smart
and sweetg one's like
her are hard to beat.
Band 1,2,3,hQ Choir
3,bg Annual Staffg
Y-Teens l,2,3,hg Lib.
Staff 33 Lang. Club
23 All-high Play 33
Jr. Red Cross
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and gay, a general
favorite so they say.
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2,33 Home Ec. Club
23 Soc. Com. 33 Hall
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Mg S. Paper Mg Lib.
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Jr. Red Cross.
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she'd be a million-
G. Glee Club 1,23
'Enjoyment is as
necessary as labor.u
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1,23 Home Eo. Club
23 Soc. Com. 35 Hall
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2,3,hg S. Paper Mg
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she but mischief
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3,bg Jr. Band lg
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by all the lad1es.'
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ball bg Band l,2,
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and straight and
slim--we all like
because 1t's h1n.u
B.B. lg Baseball 1,
23 F.F.A. 2,3,b5 Jr.
Playg Sports Club 33
Football U' Jr DHIA
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shy, but you never
Choir l,2,3,h3 Jr.
Band 13 G. Glee Club'
l,2,b5 Annual Staffg
School Paper bg Home
25 Annual Staffg C1t1z.Ec. Club 1,23 Oper.
Con. 33 Class B.B. 3,
bg'Jr. Red Cross
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sit and watch it all
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A. l,2,3,b3 Class V.
Pres. lg Sports Club
3g Varsity Club 3,hg
Jr. Red Cross
'Always happy, never
uln the beginning
sad, sometimes naughty God made woman aftm
but never bad.u
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l,2,3,H3 Y-Teens l,
2,3,ug B.B. 3,u, cuz.
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Home Ec. Club 1,23
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Staffg Jr. Red Cross
man, and she's been
after him ever sinm
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Lang Club 1,25 B.B.
l,2,3,b3 Choir 1,2J
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the line all right--
why can't I tackle
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l,2,3,4g Class Pres.
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bg Jr. Playg S. Paper
M3 Cheerleader 3,b5
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25 Jr. Red Cross
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Jr. Red Cross
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ball 3,M3 Track
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Mary Jean Llllywhite
'Do I worry, do I
fret? Never will
and haven't yet.n
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School Paper My
Jr. Red Cross
nHold the fort--I'n
Sports Club 33
Varsity Club 3,bg
Jr. Playg Jr. Red
Crossg Sr. Playg
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called up yonder
she'1l be late.'
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1,23 Librarian 2,33
Home Ee. Club 15 Y-
Teene l,2,33 Jr.
Playg Jr. Red Cross
'Why study, the more
we study the more we
Class Basketball by
Jr. Red Cross
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does a good days
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Jr. Red Cross
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to laugh about just
Choir 2,3,h3 B.B. U:
Librarian 3,b3 Ann.
Staff, 8. Paper U3
now and then, is
relished by the
best of men.'
Glee Club 35
Latin Club 25 Cheer- Latin Club Zp
leader 3,hg Jr. Red
Class B.B. 3,h9
Jr. Red Cross
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question she always have the nerve to then give me death.u
has an answer.n be naughty.n
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Latin Club 23 Latin Club 13 Y-Teena 3,b3
Hall Monitor M3 Choir 13 Choir 1,23
Annual Staff by
Annual Staff M3
man ln the world,
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3,U3 B.B. 1,22 B.B.
Mgr. 33 All High Play
33 Jr. Play 33 Var.
Club 2,3,uQ Annual
Staff Comm. 31 3
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get away w1th.u
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1,3,ug Jr. DHIA 2,3,
M3 Claes Pres. 3,b3
Student council 33
Cltiz. Comm. 33 B.B.
2,Mg track 23 Jr. Red
Cross, Sports 33
Latin Club 23
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convinced, but show
me the one who can
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1,2,3,uQ Y-Teena 1,
2,3,b3 Presg 33 Jr.
Playg Operettag S.
Paper M3 Home Ee.
Club 13 Ath. Comm.
Librarian 2,33 Hall
Mon. 43 Jr. Red Cro
uEat, drink, and be
merry for tomorrow
we go to school.'
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Track l,2,3,uQ Sports
Club 33 F.F.A. 2,3,bQ
Choir l,2,3,U3 Band
'The sincere alone
can recognize sin-
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1,2,3,43 Home Ec.
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33 Y-Teena 2,E,bg
Annual Staff 3 S.
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heaven? Well then study less, but that one side of her bed
just leave me heref. I love fun more.u and out on the other
to give herself the
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paper by Annual Staff Paper bg C. Leader
2,33 choir 1,2,3,1+g
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Glee Club lg
Dale Sober , Richard Stevens Merwin Steinacker
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called Educat1on.u bother mej and
neither do women.u
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D.H.I.A. 2,35 Jr. Playg School Paper B.B. l,2,3,Ug F.B.
Play Staffg Annual Staff: 2,33 F.F.A. l,2,3,M3
Ass. Committee 33 Band 1,2,3,bg Ann.
Photography Clubg Staffg Jr. Red Cross
Jr. Red Cross
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her prey was a nan.u
Band l,2,3,U3 Y-
Teens l,2,3,Dg H.
Ec. Club lg Jr.
Playg Choir l,2,M3
All High Play: Ann.
Staffg Operettag Jr.
Red Crossg B.B. l,2,
3,Hg Class Presg
'You know I say H
just what I th1nk.'
Band l,3,b3 Mixed Q
Choir l,2,Ug Yi F
Teens l,2,3,b3 Girls
Glee Club 33 Home
Ec. Club 33 Home Ecg
1,23 Jr. Red Cross
Dorothy Jean Tomlon
'Synonym for school
Band l,2,3,Ug Choir
l,2,h5 Y-Teens l,2,
3.11: B.B- 1.2.3.H:
School Paper 2,3,b3
H. Ee. Club lg Jr.
Play 33 Ath. Com. 3:
Annual Staffg Jr. R.
Cross, Class V. Pres.
'Why doesn't some-
one tell me these
Girls Glee Club 1,2
Mixed Choir 3,hg Jr
Red Cross l,2,3,bg
Elizabeth Strong Betty Wegienka
'A live wire never
UShe knows music U
gets stepped on.n
and that's not all.
B.B. l,2,3,hg Home
Ec. Club 1,23 Latin
Club 29 School Paper
Staff UQ Jr. Red
Y-Teens 3,45 Band
l,2,3,Ug G. Glee
Club 2,3,Mg Home Eo.
3 lsecr.Jg School
paper staff bg Class
secretary Mg Jr. Red
Donald Xuney Maro Miller
Miss Mabel Hart
'Life is a serious
sand' 1,2,3,Dg F.B.
3.43 F.F.A- 2.3:
Club 1,25 St. Council Jr. Red Cross
'You can tell him
by the noise he does
Jr. Red Cross
CLASS III 'l'0llY
In the fall of l9b5, fifty-nine Freshmen began their four year '
career at Fowlerville High School. At our first class meeting we elect-
ed our officers: June Smith, President: Arthur Lewis, Vice-President,
Rollin Horton, Secretary: and Doris Copeland,
Treasurer. As sponsor we
chose Miss Laughlin. We selected 'The Courage to Dare--The Energy To Do'
as our motto, red rose as our flower and red and white as our colors.
After a few weeks of wandering through strange halls, our superiors,
the Seniors, initiated us. In spite of the cruelty thrust upon us by
them, we enjoyed ourselves immensely. We began our high school career
with a flying start by sponsoring two highly successful parties--roller
skating at the Howell rink and an All-High Dance.
Not quite so green around the gills, the next fall we trudged into
school as sophomores. We chose as officers: Robert Ruston, President:
JeanjTem1on, Vice-President, Mary Kane, Secretaryg and Genevieve Haas,
Treasurer. As sponsors, we elected Miss Riemenschneider and Miss Litch-
field. Getting ready for the Junior-Senior Reception, we specialized ln
social events--sponsoring two all school dances and several dances after
basketball games, which were well attended. In August, we had a new
experience, that ef sponsoring the Junior Stand at the Fair. With the
help of our sponsors, it was very successful.
After a long vacation, we entered school
Bruce Russell headed the class as president.
as prosperous Juniors.
Harold Mikasa was elected
Vice-President, Margie Kinney, Secretary and Doris Copeland, Treasurer.
Under the splendid direction of Miss Smith and Mr. Miller, our class
sponsors, the Junior Play, 'Girls Will Be Boys,' was a successful affair.
The high light of the year was the annual Junior-Senior Reception. At
this event we entertained the Seniors, the Faculty and the Members of
the Board of Education with a dinner, followed by a program and dancing.
The theme was an aquarium.
At last the long-awaited year had come and forty-seven dignified
Seniors once more mounted the steps of Fowlerville High. We re-elected
Bruce Russell as President and Doris Copeland
as Treasurer. Gerald
Xunde was chosen an Vice-President, Betty Wegienka as Secretary and Miss
Hart, Mr. Miller and Mr. Kuney as sponsors. Then came the happy day of
entertaining the frightened and bewildered Freshmen at the Initiation
Party. Everyone, including the Freshmen, had
In March, the actors of the class put on
Under the direction of the sponsors, the play
success. Our Annual was a successful project
Miss Hart with the co-operation of the Annual
a good time.
'The Campbells Are Com1ng.'
was none other than another
under the supervision of
Jean Tomion was chosen as D. A. R. Good Citizenship Girl. Our
Valedictorian was Betty Wsgienka and Salutatorian was Richard Stephens.
Jean Tomion, June Smith, Jack Manning, Norma Lou Cavanaugh, Gloria Grill,
Richard Rudn1ck1,'Elden Rlsdon, Norman Allison, Vernetta Rlchmond and
In May, we
have never attended any other
school except Fowlerville.
were entertained by the Juniors at the traditional Recep-
we found ourselves on an exciting voyage to Mackinac
Island, sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Kuney and Miss Hart.
Then, all too soon, came Baccalaurate and Commencement. A major
stepping-stone in our lives was thus completed. We, the Class of l9b9,
said good-bye to our teachers, classmates, and school. Our high school
career has ended but the memories shall always remain in our hearts.
GD K 3
Tog Row: Horton, larenioh, Ives, B. Eisele, Ferguson, Gabris, Iago, Jenkins, Duty
eco asa Advisor, lr. Hills, Winsgar, Lewis, Davies, Lucas, Liddiooatt, Delarsis, Lintemuth,
RedIEEer, lasterson, Germaine, Harris, Ku de, Brewers, Advisor, lr. Holmes. Seated: Kelly,
Sherwood, Florence, Curtis, Kleinschmidt, Elliott, Driver, Pierson, Showernan, lygren
President Dick Elliott
Vice-President Bob Kleinschmidt
Secretary June Driver
Treasurer May June Curtis
Advisors Hr. Holmes
The Junior Class began a successful year by sponsoring the Junior Stand at
the Fowlerville Fair.
The next great event was our Junior Play, 'Home for Christmas' which was '
enjoyed by everyone and a great success. .
The class sponsored several dances after basketball games which were enjoyed
by many students. We also sponsored a dance in March which was well attended.
The last and the greatest event of our Junior year was the Junior and Senior
reception. The Juniors entertained the Seniors at a banquet followed by an enjoy-
able evening of dancing. W
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To Rows Redinger, Simkus, Tomlin, Wilcox, Bessert, Grover, Veneska, Hockbee, Fowler, Humsell,
Feeder, Kitchen, Dombecki, Stock. Second Roi: Advisor, Mrs. Zbiciak, ledaj, Richmond, St. Charles,
Hutt, D. Glover, H. Phillips, Lewis, Eoore, Butler, Bergin, Davids, Gates, Perroud, B. Glover,
Demond, Harris, leminski, E. Phillips. Seated: Monroe, Mikasa, Jenkins, Hart, Eckert, Slanker,
I. Saunders, Dillingham, Elliott, Grant, Joys, S. Saunders, Sohirmer, Rudnicki, Shooter, loGowen
President Russell Elliott
Vice President Dick Dillingham
Secretary Donna Grant
Treasurer Nyla Saunders
Advisor Mrs. Zbiciak
Our Sophomore year started out with a bang. The first thing we did was to
elect our class officers.
. The main social event for our class was a dance which we called uHuntere
Hop.' It was a big success. ,
Before the end of the year we made plans to order our class rings. This
summer we will undertake one of the greatest projects of our school years, the
Junior Stand at the Fowlerville Fair. We are all looking forward to it and hope
lt will be a great success.
To Row: Higdon, St. Charles, Outwater, Blair, Harvey, Lange, Albright, Watters, Utter, Wilcox,
ESESIEKH, Haas, Zietz, House, R. Killer, Hannah, A. Cieslak. Second Row: Advisor, Irs. Vaught,
m. Joys, u. Allen, Germaine, Knight, wright, Betterly, BesssfEf'UT'IIIEh, Heard, Ebert, Manning,
Berglund, Duncan, Bevier, Schadel, Cheney, Richmond, Gates, llrs. Gould, Advisor. Seated: Brower,
Hoag, Chase, Hannah, Ayers, Priest, Crofoot, Harmon, Judd, N. Hiller, lorlook, Eisele, Yhgo,
Steele, Franks, Taft, M. Cieelak
President Richard Morlock
Vice-President Norman Miller
Secretary Elizabeth Eisele
Treasurer William Judd
Assembly Committee Doris Glover
Advisors Mrs. Vaught
Hurrylng, scurrying through the halls, trying to get to our lockers and to
the English class before last bell rang, we freshman found school a busy life.
With our members numbering sixty three, we had the largest class in school.
Our class sponsored a hay ride in the fall, that almost turned out to be a
splash party ibut alas! we had no bathing suits alongi.
However, Cup1d's Crawl, a dance which our class put on, was a great success.
Gay colors for decorations, beautiful music by a school orchestra, and thrills of
fun filled the gym.
For our colors we selected Blue and White, and for our class flower, we cnose
tne White Rose.
Our class motto is, HTHUB enas our first lesson.'
ToE Rav: Advisor, Mr. Vaught, Moore, VanGorder, Spagnuolo, Noll, Benjamin, Rathbun, Harris,
egienka, Verellen, Richmond. Seatedg Harmon, Eaton, Jackson, DeMarais, Lepard, Perroud,Sohade1,
Standing: Manco, Render, Waknfield, Watters, Copeland, Johnson, Showerman, Hutt, Ford, Lieohti,
Lange, Munsell, McPherson, Advisor, Mr, Vaught. Seatedx Knapp, Hannah, D. Sessions, Monroe,
Greer, P. Sessions, Leuck, Miller, Munson.
President Norman DeHara1e
Vice-President Gary Wakefield
Secretary Nancy Lepard
Treasurer Lynwood Jackson
Advisors Hrs. Eilber
Junior High students have had a busy, happy
year under the guidance of the officers listed
above. The first big event of the year was the
initiation of seventh graders into junior high per-
formed by the 'mighty' eighth graders.
The phrase, packed in like sard1nes,' took on
new meaning on the fall hayride, for on that night
seventh and eighth graders eagerly awaited the arriv-
al of the hay wagons. Only one wagon came! Junio
High members clung from every straw on that one
wagon. And this was not all. The horses pulled a
'Cinderella' act and turned'lnto a Jeep which was
driven by Hr. Wakefield. The night was wet, but
the singing was gay. When the wagon reached Nadine
Perroud s, Messrs. Vaught and Eilber provided a
fire, and the gang roasted hot dogs.
Junior High boys, determined not to waste one
precious moment of practice time, changed into gym
shoes almost any place. Reason? Basketball teams
were organized under the supervision of Hr. Iuney.
Very popular were the evening dances when
eighth graders taught seventh graders fundamental
GIRL ,GLEE UL ll
Standi 4 Advisor, lr. Hills, Chase, Perroud, Sohadel, Rathbun, Doty, Franks, Crofoot, Greer,
5avIs. Seated: Render, Monroe, Knight, Psrroud, Wegienkn, Lepard, Eaton, Moore
Librarian Arlene Rathbun
Accompanlsts Betty Wegienka
The Girls' Glee Club consists mostly of seventh, eighth and ninth graders,
although we do have three upperclassmen.
We have sung many songs this year, including, Carmen-Carmela, Spring Breezes
Children of the Heavenly King, the Judges' Dance, and many others.
Activities throughout the year consisted of appearances in the Fall Concert,
Assembly programs and the Annual Spring Concert.
Some time in class was devoted to the problems of choral conducting and each
member was given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities. Also a brief
study of chordal structure and intervals was outlined to the group, thus better
preparing them for their future experiences in Senior Chorus.
T6 Row: Allison, W. Copeland, Russell, Rudnicki, Reyhl, B. Copels d, Butler, Kunde, L. Perkins,
ilsohen, Dombeoki, Hiller, Wakefield, Germaine. Third Rows Toulon. J. Perkins. 8. Sholerlam,
Roberts, V. Bevier, Sohadel, Duncan, Kane, Sohirmer, D5ty,lTlnks, Glover. Second Reis I . Hills,
Director, Smith, J. Bsvier, B ower, Driver, Haas, D. Copeland, Gr111, L111,'hig.. Tubbs, Winpgmr,
Seated: Allen, Harris, Williams, Pierson, Sherwood, Knight, Wegienks, Cavanamgh, Grieve-Challiss,
Secretary Eileen Franks
Aocompanlst Betty Weglenka
Librarians Francine Duncan
Our cholr began last September with fifty two members. Many new composi-
tions were added to this year's repertoire which made choir much more interesting.
Our activities during the year consisted of a Harvest Concert followed by an
auction which proved to be successful, oarollng through town on a hay wagon, three
assembly programs, and a formal spring concert.
The first semester a group from the choir attended the Mid-Western confer-
ence at Ann Arbor, and the second semester the choir entered the Michigan State
Vocal Association Festival. It has been a number of years since the vocal groups
have entered ln Festival competition. We hope lt will be encouraged and contin-
ued ln years to come.
A project was initiated to purchase robes for the chorus in hopes that these
robes will have been acquired before the end of the year.
U0 CERT BA ll
Back Row: Allison, Germaine, Steinacker, Pierson. Third Rev: Benjamin, Eaton, Bevier, Harmon,
'FTTHEH5ond, E. Moore, lasterson, L. Wegienkn, Greer, ffntenuth, Copeland, R. Rudnicki, Kitchen,
Risdon, N. Saunders, D. Rudnicki. Second Row: S. Saunders, Lucas, Harris, Delnrais, B. legienkl,
Dillingham, Sohadel, Betterly, Haas, Moore, Roberts, Smith. First Rav: Tamion, Cavennugh, Grill,
Kane, Florence, Burglund, Duncan, V. Richmond, Glover, Director, E. Hills
Assistant Equipment Manager
The Marching Band was very active during the fall playing for all the Home
football games and traveling to one away game at Howell. The spirit and pre-
cision of the Band reflected the interest and individual effort of every member.
High stepping in front of the Band were Drum Marjorette, Elizabeth Moore and
Twirlers, Marrilyn Tubbs and Carol Harris.
The Concert Band revived a tradition discontinued for a few years, of having
a fall concert with a 'Harvest Auct1on.' They also put on two assemblies for the
student body, a spring concert, and entered in the Michigan Band and Orchestra
'ome of the pieces played this year wereg nPrelude and Fugue,' Bachg 'Carnival
of noses,' Olividateg 'At1lla,' Karolyg and many marches.
This year will see a number of outstanding musicians graduate from the band
and it is with great regret that we see these people leave. We wish them contin-
ued success and hope that their future musical experience will bring increased
musical growth and help them to a fuller and more enjoyable life.
JU lllll BA ll
Beck Rows Beck, Borghi, Carlson, Johnson, C. Teach, Munson, Lang, Brower, Neminlki, Killer,
iegienii, Rudnicki. Third Rows Schultz, Rogers, Crofcot, G. Wakefield, Burnie, Varkcvitz,
Lynn, Davie, Penzein, H. Teach, Grover, Grostio, J. Wakefield, lorherson, Lieohte. Second Rows
Germaine, Peckins, Grill, Bevier, A. Schadel, Betterly, S. Cam ron, Lepard, Albright:'if'E3HEde1,
First Row: Davis, Eieele, Perroud, Simpson, Hillman, Rathbun
Librarian Alberta Schadel
Assistant Librarian Barbara Schadel
Equipment Manager Duane Albright
Assistant Manager Richard Davis
Secretary Nadine Perroud
Assistant Secretary Arlene Rathbun
The Junior Band is comprised of all of the students from the fourth to tenth
grades, who began taking instrumental lessons this year. The band was organized
at the beginning of the second semester. We are learning to play together as a
group, after our separate lessons during the first semester.
The purpose of the Junior Band is to develop players for the Senior Concert
Band. This is done by providing a training ground in which each individual gains
the group experience and individual responsibility so necessary to the functioning
of a musical ensemble.
The flrst public appearance of the group was at the Annual Spring Concert
given by the Concert Band.
These young musicians show great promise and will soon be taking their places
in the Concert Band.
To Rows Stock, I. Wilco , Render, Davide, Moore, liller, Fowler, Utter, R. Redinger, House
33E3EH'Rols Elsele, Dessert, Lintemuth, Klelnschmidt, L. Redinger, Coffey, Elliott, B. Copeland,
IITTNIIZSET D. Henning, Llddieoett, Lucas, W. Copeland, Coach, lr. Hiller. Seated: likala,
Latovsky, T. Butler, Delsraie, Sutton, Rudnioki, Horton, Risdon, Reyhl, Huston, J. leaning,
lgrs., Ferguson, Lange
A squad of forty two boys, among them nine letter winners, turned out for the
19b8 football season. The football season was not too successful this year, due
to injuries that hampered the team, and the inexperienced players that replaced
them. After a hard three weeks of practice we played Okemos in a thrilling game
that ended in defeat 7 to o.
The two bright spots of the season were: our game with Holt, which ended in
a scoreless tie, and the dedication of the new lighted field. Our traditional
game with Howell was played in the mud and rain to a 12 to 6 defeat.
3 Eugene Lintemuth
To Ron Redinger, Maetereon, Steimoker, Miller, Butler, Gebris, M. Wilcox, Lange, Cioslak
33E5EH'RoIa B. Bemineki, Madaj, Monroe, Bessert, Utter, D. Wilcox, Shooter, Copeland, F. leninlki,
House, Coach, Mr. Miller. Seated: D. Manning, Judd, lleinsohmidt, Letovsky, Kunde, Russell,
Lintenuth, J. Manning, Delarals, Liddiooatt
Fowlerville Eastern B
The l9b8 Baseball Team was formed of returning letter winners, Freshmen and
Sophomores. There was a large turn out for baseball assuring a good squad for
years to come.
Our first league game was played with Okenos. The game was very thrilling
and the Gladiators won by the score of five to four. After that we lost to the
Eastern B team. Our next game we played with Dansville and won ten to two. After
that we lost to Stockbridge, Williamston, and Leslie. Our last game was with
Holt, which we lost by the close score of eleven to nine.
Fowlerville played two non-league games with Howell and Eastern B team, los-
ing both of them. The following boys received letter awards for their achiev-
Catchers J. Manning, D. Nelson
Pitchers I. Latovsky, B. Russell, G. Roath
First Base C. Westin, J. DeMara1s
Second Base E. Llntemuth
Short Stop S. Westmoreland, D. Llddlcoatt
Third Base C. Smalley
Outfield M. Bessert, E. Marenich, G. Shooter
VAR ITY BASKETBALL
Standi 1 Ferguson, Mgr , Lucas, Manning, Elliott, Russell, Coach, lr. Hiller
Seated: Butler, Delarais, Huston, Lintemnth, Mikasa
They We They We
Stockbridge 29 22 Stockbridge 30 34
Howell 30 31 Howell 6b 30
Okemos Z7 U4 Okemos bl E0
Leslie 6 36 Leslie 66 3
Haslett U9 27 Haslett 60 23
Dansvllle 6U HU Williamston 49 U7
Holt U5 no Dansville 32 U5
Williamston u3 L42 Holt 55 29
The 19M8 Varsity team was chosen from
a turnout of thirty-two boys and
was formed around six returning letter winners. The season record was three
wins and thirteen defeats.
This year the State Basketball Tournament was played on a different
bases. The league was divided up into two
the other in Williamston.
In the first game, Fowlervllle played
game. The Gladiators came out on top with
seven. In the finals, we were defeated by
tournaments, one played in Lansing,
Williamston in a very thrilling
a score of thirty-one to twenty-
Dansville forty-six to thirty-four,
To Row: Outlater, House, Utter, Ieeterson, Fowler, Germaine. Second Revs Mikasa, Dillingham,
Elgfott, Hiller, Manning, K. Wilcox. Seated: Coach, lr. Hills, ioore, Monroe, Copeland,
Liddicoatt, D. Wilcox, Shooter, Mgr.
They We They we
Stockbridge Zh ll Stockbridge 30 2b
Howell 38 26 Howell 20 37
Okenos 29 27 Okemos 36 30
Leslie M3 19 Leslie 6 28
Haslett 30 21 Haslett 29 21
Dansvllle 25 11 Williamston 30 38
Holt 50 17 Dansvllle 19 32
Williamston 24 18 Holt 39 2b
The reserve squad finished the season with a record of three wins and
The reserve squad was made up mostly of Freshmen, and Sophomores.
These boys will form the foundation of a good team for years to come.
The individual scorers were: Duane Wilcox, 105 pointsg Dick Llddicoatt,
60 polntsg Wayne Copeland, U8 points: and Shirley Monroe, U5 points.
Standing: Germaine, Perkins, Mookbee, Moore, Delarais, Lintemuth, Render, Liddiooatt
ea e 1 Huston, Horton, Sutton, Reyhl, Mikasa, Lucas, Coach, lr. Miller
Hasting Relays Hastings
River Rouge Ann Arbor
Invitational Meet Albion
Regional Meet Ypsilanti
League Meet East Lansing
Dual Meet Howell
The l9b8 Track team competed in six meets during the season. Of the four
invitational meets, the boys did very well again with outside competition. In
the league meet at East Lansing, Fowlerville took second place, and Jack Sander-
son was high individual scorer with lbi points.
In the Regional Meet at Ypsilanti, Jack Sanderson set a new school high Jump
record of 5 feet 5 inches, breaking his last year record of 5 feet bi inches.
Sanderson was the only boy to qualify at the Regional meet to compete in the State
Jack Sanderson David Sutton
Jack Tomion Arden Reyhl
Edward Eisele Harold Mikasa
Donald Cheney Jack Lucas
Robert Huston Dick Elliott
GIRL ' BASKETBALL -
Standings Showermsn, Grant, Devil, Rudnioki, Driver, Grill, Hart, Bessert, Mgr.
Seatedf Hall, Kane, Smith, Tomion, Strong, Copeland, Coach, Hrs. Zbioiek
Fowlerville 10 Stockbridge 11
Fowlerville ll Dansville 214
Fowlerville 12 Stockbridge 15
Fowlerville 9 Dansville 10
Although the girls' basketball team had a record of tour losses and no wins,
they played three, very olose, exciting games. Two of the games were lost by
only one point. The last game with Dansville was lost after the final buzzer
has sounded. One of our girls fouled, and a player made the free throw after the
game was over. The final score was ten to nine.
The high scorer for the year was Elizabeth Strong with 17 points, second was
Doris Copeland with 13 points, and third was Jean Tomion with 12 points.
Our team was coached this year by Mrs. Zbioiak. Dorothy Bessert was our oap-
able and helpful student manager.
Joys, Copeland, lane, Angell, Perkins, Horton
The six cheerleaders this
Mary Kane and Doris Copeland.
Mary Kane was the only one who
was an entirely new experience
They led uns yells at an'
at the basketball tournaments.
year were: Seniors--Janet Perkins, Joyce Angell,
Junior--Norma Horton. Sophomore--Marian Joys.
was a cheerleader last year. To the others it
of the basketball and football games and also
During the year they planned pep meetings and
worked hard to put enthusiasm into the crowds.
Intramural basketball of class teams was again used as a noon hour activity
A schedule of eighteen games was played from December twentieth to February
twenty-third, with the Seniors
again wlnnlng the championship, having a record
of nine wins and no losses. The Sophomores finished ln second place with four
wins and tive losses. The Juniors were in third plaoe with three wins and six
losses, and the Freshmen, who lost all nine of their games, were in last place.
.M FWZ!!! LEQMYNG.
To! Ron St0Ph6I!.l, Russell, Banning, Huston, Copeland, Butler, Coffey, Reyhl, Rudnicld., Second
an lr. Kuney, Director, Tubbs, Franks, Richmond, Williams, Pcrrcud, Copeland, Advisor, Hu
Hart, Mr. Hiller. Seated: Tmion, Smith, Cavanaugh, Grill, Kane, llooro, Perldnl, Lillywhite
Standigz Mr. 111118, Director, Horton, Lucas, Sherwood, Lintemuth, Driver, Germaine, Hr. Holmes,
rector. Seated: Curtis, Spegnuolo, Liddiooatt
GIRL UOU'l' ISIHIWHE
T02 Row: Leader, Mrs. Linman, Simpson, Benjamin, B. Cameron, S. Cameron, G1-111, Borghi. Second Rav:
pagnuolo, Rogers, Risaman, Strong, lonroe, Munson, Dombec-ki, Hillman, Rudnioki, Risdon, Evfer,
Leader, Hrs. Austin. Seated: Coaelman, Hauser, Tobin, Cheney, Burnie, Howe, Maleitzke, Lucas,
Schultz, J. Cameron, Carison, Peckens, Paskeurio, McClure, Curtis, Campbell, Delaarais
Y -T EEN 3
Tag Rows S. Lewis, E. Lewin, Copeland, Redinger, Curtis, Haas, Grill, V. Bevier, D. Glover,
Cavanaugh, Perroud. Second Ron Demand, Sherwood, Duncan, Tomion, Smith, V. Richmond, Roberts,
Beswftn Rudnioki. Svhadvi, B. Richmond, Advisor, lisa Hart. Seated: Tubbs, Wegienlm., Harmon,
Hannah, Phillips, J. Bevier, B. Glover, Hart, Joys, Wright, Germaine, Knight, Eckprt
SUIIIIIIL PAPER TAFF
Editoral Staff Norma Roberts
Richard Stephens Jean Toulon
Mary Jean Lillywhlte Janet Perkins
Robert Huston Jo Ann BeV1er
Jack Lucas May June Curtis
Sharron Saunders Carol Joys
Doris Glover Nancy Lepard
Anna Spagnuolo Elizabeth Strong
Vernetta Richmond Lois Pierson
Eileen Franks Barbara Schadel
Betty Phillips Mary Alice Sherwood
Marian Joys Francine Duncan
Betty Wegienka Gloria Grill
Advisor Mrs. Vaught
The Student Press staff began this year's work with little or no experience,
but under the advisorehip of Mrs. Vaught and the splendid oo-operation of all work
ing on the paper, we strove ever onward to make a paper both interesting and help-
ful to the student body. Everything seemed to go wrong for awhile but eventually
things began to run a little more smoothly.
We used new ideas such as using different colored inks. Our Christmas cover
was especially colorful with a cheerful Santa in red ink on white paper. Working
on the paper has been very helpful. It has not only given us an idea of journal-
ism but, lt has trained us to work together to put out a good paper.
SSEMBLY COMM! 'IT E E
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H ws' E mg J
Reyhl, Rathbun, Advisor, lr. Kunoy, Driver, Bessert, Lieohte
The Assembly Committee for this school year was composed of one member
from each class. The classes elected their own member to represent them.
The members and their advisor, Mr. Kuney, met regularly every two
weeks. They made a schedule chart to show in advance the order in which
class meetings and assembly programs would be held.
The assembly programs were as followsg several paid assembly programs
for entertainment and educational purposes, three programs put on by the
music department, program! sponsored by each class using only school talent
The Parent Teacher Association was entertained on a Family night meeting,
by the Assembly Committee using talent of local students.
Funds for paid assembly programs were established by taking a collect-
ion at each program. This was very suco ful ith th -
operation of the students. ess W e generous oo
log Row: MeGcwn, Richmond, Jenkins, Albright, Yhgo, xloinlohmidt, lands, Russell, Judd, lumsell,
lor ook, R. Elliott, Dillingham. Second Rows H. Mikasa, W. Copeland, Bessert, Ebert, Davids,
Sutton, Steinscker, E. Copeland, Allen, Ve asks, Horton. Seatedg Advisor, lr. Holmes, Blair,
sms, neminski, sober, R. Elliott, Coffey, Reyhl, Kitoheijffllor, House, J. nun
President Richard Elliott
Vice-President Dale Sobers
Secretary Francis Neminski
Treasurer Darrel Coffey
Reporter Arden Reyhl
Advisor Mr. Holmes
The Fowlervllle Future Farmers of America held their meetings this year on
the first Monday of every month at noon, and on the third Monday at night, with
basketball games or practice after the meetings. They played in the basketball
league composed of Ingham and Livingston Counties.
The F. F. A. boys have mixed minerals which were sold to the members. They
sprayed barns with D. D. T., and white washed them. We also sprey'c Jaffa.
In the summer of 'MB the F. F. A. sponsored a softball team whisk was success
ful in winning five games, and also provided a lot of fun for tue Lays.
This year thirteen boys were initiated into the F. F. A. as sresnsswds and
twelve members as Chapter farmers.
To Rclg Jenkins, Rich ond, lego, lunde, Judd, lunsell, Russell, Morlcck. Second Rows Mikasa,
film, Ebert, Davide, Steinaoker, E. Copeland, Venaskn, Horton, Dillingham. Seated: Advisor,
Holmes, Haas, Blair, Albright, W. Copeland, Ileinschmidt, Bessert, R. Elliott, Allen, Hiller,
President George Bessert
Vice-President Russell Elliott
Secretary Bob Kleinschmidt
Treasurer Wayne Copeland
Advisor Mr. Holmes
The Junior D. H. I. A. was formed in l9U6 and has been a growing organiza-
tion ever since. This is not a money making organization but is just to help
improve the herds of surrounding farmers.
At our first annual meeting we elected officers. We decided to charge a
nickel for each cow tested. At a later meeting we moved to double that amount
for outsiders or the people who d1dn't have a boy in the Junior D. H. I. A.
This year we have tested around three hundred and fifty cows.
Every year we have a banquet with the boys who test milk and the owners of
the herd they test.
FUTURE i-IOMEMAKERS OF AMERICA
Standings Advisor, l s. Gould, B. Lewis, Phillips, 8. Lewis, lygren, E uler, Demand, Sherwood
Seats z Sholermnn, Eckert, Joys, Driver, lright, Cieslek
President June Driver
Secretary Marcia Eckert
Treasurer Marian Joys
Advisor Mrs. Gould
The Future Homemakers of America Club was organized on January 13, 1949 in
the Home Economics room. We elected the officers, and selected a planning commit-
tee consisting of Vernetta Richmond, Eleanor Showerman, Marion Demend and Rosemary
Brower. We formed a clean up committee and redecorated the First Aid Room.
The program for the ensuing year was planned and carried out as follows: Feb-
ruary we sponsored the Junior D. H. I. A. Banquet, in April we sponsored a dance
called the 'Cotton Fabric' which included dancing, a program and refreshments. In
May we enjoyed a skating party held at Island Lake.
Sta diggg Wright, H. lePherson, Paskeruie, Watters, E. Wright, Delaraie, Hale
ea e s aknfield, Jackson, VanGorder, Spagnuolo, Richmond, Johnson, W. loPherson, Copeland,
Scout Master Hr. Jack Bennett
Assistant Scout Master George Tate
Advisory Committee Holland Harris
The Scout Troop f52 in Fewlerville is coming to the front in the Scout circle
in the Washtenaw and Livingston District. Having been dormant for some time,
they started a year ago without a charter, but under the leadership of Mr. Jack
Bennett, Scout Master and George Tate, assistant Scout Master, the troop has been
built up eo that it now has twenty five registered members and more boys are get-
ting ready tc join.
The troop which is sponsored by the Fowlerville Commercial Club now has its
own building located at 150 Scout Drive, in the north part of the village.
The troop attended the Camporiee at Bruin Lake last fall, and all boys re-
ported having a good time. Plane are being made for greater activities this com-
The committee is making extensive plans for the coming year which will in-
clude the parents, as well as the boys.
Standlgig Copeland, Lucas, L1ddiooatt,.Forgulon, Elliott, Dessert, D. Manning,
Goao , . Miller
Seated: J. Manning, Rudnioki, Dollarais, Huston, Lintomuth, Risdon, Horton
'fog Raw: Copeland, Hua, Grill, Kun, Saunders, Berglund, B. Richmond
soon Run Advisor, lliss Hart, Challiss, Redingor, V. Richmond, Lewin, Perroud, Slankar
50693: iogienka, Bevier, Harris, Psrkino, Angell, Gates
Class of U9'
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. G, Allen
H. A. Ames
Bent Tube Inc.
Clothing 6 Shoes
G. D. Bossard
John Bradley and Bob Smith
Chet Hall, Mgr.
Campbell's Farm Supply
J. I. Case Farm
Rev. Ira. W. Cargo, Pastor
Casady's Gulf Service
Elwood C. Cheney
Congratulations to all of you,
Community State Bank, Member Federal
Deposit Insurance Corporation
Cope1and's Barber Shop
Craig Elevator Co.
C. A. Currier
Coal Lumber and Bu11der's Supply
Ford Grostic, Mgr.
Doug's Superette Market
Dr. M. D. Eggleston
C. W. Flegal
Farmer's Gas and 011
Fowler Chair Co.
Russell Tubbs, Mgr.
Fowlervllle Sheet Metal Shop
Ken U'Ren and Sons
Fowlerville Equipment Co.
Omaha Standard Truck Bodies
Fowlerville Co-op Co.
Personality Beauty Shoppe
Rev. J. W. Germaine
Pastor, Baptist Church
Dr. Glenn, M. D.
H. M. and G.
Feed and Grain Co.
J. Gordon Harmon
Ford Sales and Service
R. 0. Harris
Lafayette Life Insurance Co.
Best Wishes of
Hav'a look Gardens
J. J. Hendren, M. D.
D. and C. Store
R. C. Liddicoatt
Radio and Appliance Shop
M. L. Lintemuth
L. C. Liverance
Funeral Home and Ambulance Service
M . and Mrs. Geo. Lucas Sr.
Mr. and Mrs. James Lucas
Mack and Sommer
John Deere Sales and Service
Goodyear Tires and Tubes
Le Eu Mo De
G. A. McClure
Mac's Barber and Beauty Shop
Mr. and Mrs. Roy McDonald
Groceries and Meats
J. B. Munsell, Jr.
John Oliver Jr.
Your Entertainment Center
R. O. Harris
Dr. Gerald J. Pelkey
Railroad Express Agency
C. and O. Railroad
V. E. Priest Agent
Redf1e1d's Flower Shop
Good Luck Class of M9'
After the Game
Your Local Sheep Dipper
Best Wishes Class of 49'
Lula Belle and Scotty
Will Sldell and Son
Hardware and Appliances
Repairs Shoes and Sells New
Ones For the Whole Family
G. C. Spagnuolo
Candy and Ice Cream
Plumbing and Electrical App'l
The Grand Agency Inc.
Insurance and Bonds
Leo Van Amberg
Wayside Market, Fruits
Vegetables and Groceries
Father Joseph Wleber
Saint Agnes Parish
Woods' Drug Store
Fowlerville Lumber Co.
N. H. Zimmerman, Owner
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