Fullerton Junior College - Torch Yearbook (Fullerton, CA)

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9 5 y » • • • 2 , ix icciuon If you attended Fullerton Junior College during the school year of 1949- 50 you had the privilege of enjoying the kindly administration of Director Wil- liam T. Boyce. This privilege was to be • 4 denied those who followed you, for this year closed a 30-year administration that literally built FJC from the ground up. Dr. Boyce was the guiding spirit in the creation of not only one of the oldest and largest junior colleges in California but takes on great stature as an educa- tional pioneer in this state. Elected di- rector in 1917, Dr. Boyce began work with a small staff on the high school campus. He remained director until 1940 and was reappointed by the Board in 1942. He was a leader in molding the policies and perfecting the organi- zation of the California Junior College Federation and the Southern California Junior College Association. It is to wise, kindly Dr. Boyce that this 1950 Annual is dedicated. NOW I LAY DOWN THE OARS Laying down the oars is not an unhappy ex- perience if the rowing has been good, and if a landing has been made. Coming to Fullerton in 1915 with four years of experience, two years as Principal and teacher of a rural high school in Sand Spring, Maryland, and two years as teacher of Social Science in Whittier College, I began an unbroken record, except for one year on leave, of thirty-four years in the Fullerton Junior College. I think no man was ever hap- pier in his work. I have seen the College popu- lation grow from thirty-two students to its current size of approximately thirteen hundred. More significantly, I have seen the Fullerton Junior College continuously in the foreground of one of America ' s greatest movements in education. My debt of gratitude is deeply felt — gratitude to school trustees, to fellow teach- ers, to secretarial office assistants, to a multi- tude of fine young folk in school, and to the people of the district. W. T. Boyce MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION " T V vjour Mou ( become -Srcc uainted • Campus • Faculty • Freshmen ijou -Jtcc uire J hllU • Courses • Organizations • Clubs vjou oLJeuelop snteredtd Leisure Sidelines Sports Lyou -jraduate • Graduation Exercises • Sophomores • Future econ te ucLin eaidtration The first day of college: Registration Day 1 Yesterday you were a high school senior, three months graduated; today you are a College Freshman; you are officially a student in FJC! Well — almost officially. There ' s just a little formality first; take this paper, sign it, give it to this desk, go to Station Two; fill this out, sign this, get this approved, go back and do it over, all the tickets are gone, go to Station Three; fill this out, sign this, get this done, this isn ' t right, go see your advisor, who ' s my ad- visor, I don ' t know, hurry up . . . But then it ' s all over, and the sound and fury has passed. Peace be upon you, little freshman; you have become a Hornet in good standing, your cogs have been fitted into the Great All and your life as a student of FJC has begun. Freshman Assembly Stu ie« V)tv ' ,on -nf c — Vo en t e At the beginning of this year I asked if we could all try to be " Good Hornets. " I believe this has been accomplished to a de- gree beyond anyone ' s expecta- tions. Throughout the state, at conventions we attended, many congratulated us on our fine campus and inspiring spirit. While in our own Eastern Con- ference time and again stu- dents from other schools stated that they felt Fullerton was the outstanding college in the con- ference. I can, I believe, speak for everyone affiliated with the col- lege in saying this has been a fine year, especially in the school spirit which has been shown. I am very proud to hove been selected as a representa- tive of such a fine organization Dick Kehne Dick Kehne, Student Body President Bill Bogroff, Vice-President - v A mmen t As a freshman, your first glimpse of the mysterious forces that move behind the scenes of FJC is the annual Freshman As- sembly before regular classes begin. " Of- ficers shmofficers, " you think, relegating them to the depths of High School offi- cialdom. But then you begin to notice well- planned dances, good assemblies, well- publicized sports, and a truly phenomenal integration of college activities. You begin to doubt that the Dean does all this; can it be the Student Government of FJC accomplishing these miracles after all ? Surprising as it may seem, Fullerton ' s Student body officers are conscientious, hard-working and efficient, accomplishing remarkable amounts of work all unknown to the unknowing frosh. You continue on your way through college, with a new con- fidence bordering on blind faith in your elected officers and their ability to smooth the way ahead of you. Joan Pratt, Secretary Griffith Lewis, Treasurer STUDENT COMMISSION, left to right: Dick Barton, Cruz Reynoso, Alan Jackson, Dove Henry, Dr. Swenson, Peggy Judge, Claire Carlson, Toni Eldred. Student Comm.ssion at a regular Tuesday ' " J " " red, Dov.d Henry, Bill Bogroft, D.ck Kehne, John Pratt. Dick Barton, Dean Swenson, Toni Eld- oar ervice Assembly Committee, from ,.H to riaht: Jerry Bouley, Joe Marchese. BUI Lynn, Bill Boarotf. Toni E.dred, Tom King. Roily Committee, from left to right: Bob McCormick, George Burt, Jeon McDonald, Toni Eldred, Cothora Proud, Marvin Burdg, Morilyn Daigle, Duane Siegrist. c ommuteeS llli Social Committee, from left to right: Corol Williams, Joan Pratt, Sue Lane. id 17 w N ;o Ji 23 M :; 30 31 " Making new friends is always an enjoy- able experience, so this first year at FJC has been most pleasant for me. The ' Hi ' s ' and ' Hello ' s ' around the campus make every one of us feel glad that we ' re apart of a group with such fine spirit. Let ' s all work together to strengthen our reputation for friendliness and cooperation. " Dean Swenson 2x ectnS As Dean of Men, Dr. Swenson guided and sometimes pushed the masculine student body towards a successful education, as well as donating a large amount of time to athletic events and advising the Hornet Knights. Mrs. Esther Hatch rode a kind of super- visory surfboard on the frothy wave of Ful- lerton ' s women students as they pursued their education (and boy friends! during the school year of 1949-50, in addition to conducting several personal adjustment classes. D. Robert Swenson, Dean cf Men. Mrs. Esther Hatch, Dean of Women. I regard as a high privilege my opportunity to serve the students of Fullerton Junior College as Counselor and Dean of Women. The relationship has enriched my life and I am grateful for the experience. It is my hope that I have been able to contribute at least in some small measure to the basic knowledge, constructive attitudes, and ethical values which constitute your educa- tion. Esther L. Hatch 18 d5oard of- Jt L ruSteeS Fullerton ' s board of trustees continued their work of regulating and supervising the sometimes erratic course of the high school and junior college, striving mightily to im- prove the ever-growing problem of new classrooms for old. Ross Hodson, piesident. Pictured below left to light and top to bottom are members of the board of trustees: Robert Borden, Harold Lang, Edmond Salter and Ralph Shook. 19 Ardntinldtra lion T. Stonley Worburton, District Superintendent Dear Friends, We hope the memories this 1950 TORCH helps preserve for you will be happy ones. We salute the Class of 1 950 for your splendid con- tribution to the life of our college. We know we can count on the leadership of the Class of 1951 and succeeding groups to develop fully the heritage that is Fullerton Junior College. Congratulations and best wishes to all of you. T. Stanley Warburton Dr. Sheller, popular with students and faculty alike, served successively as classroom teacher, Registrar, and Dean of Men before being named Di- rector of the College for next year. Dear Hornets, Under the distinguished leadership of Dr. William T. Boyce Fullerton Junior College has achieved an enviable reputation among the other |unior colleges of the state and nation. The College today is the shadow of this man. It is our hope that in the years to come the Col- lege may continue to serve the changing needs cf its students as it has so effectively done in the past. H. Lynn Sheller Dr. Lynn Sheller, Registrar College Office Staff: Betty Lusk, Peggy Adorns, Myro Fries, Ella Mae Morris. 20 l lour booRL jour You gape open-mouthed at a moun- tain of thick, malignant-looking books. " Are these all mine, " you say, " ALL MINE- 3 " Yes, they are yours ... or rather, you are theirs, for two years. During those years, you will return many times to this Garden of Curses, where salty tears lie in pools upon the floor from the eyes of the NOVEAU PAUVRE who see their money disap- pear, and you too will shed a tear or two as you stagger forth for more education, loaded under a new pile of texts. Book Store: Jackie Gillmore, Beverly Alsup Irmo Deans ' Minner, secretary. Doris Anglin, Business office secretary. Dan Henry, Walter Pray, Business manager. Forum moderator. Keith Bradford, Student body business -nonaqer Luella Nunn Vet ' s office secretary. 1 an J education at lite Here, where studious silence reigns, is the center of Fullerton ' s educational life. Crowded in among the books and periodicals one may find, at any given time, a fair cross-section of the Hornet student body busily engaged in that onus to all scholars, homework. You, too, discover that as a place of study and research, the library can supply you with everything but ambition and or the Daily Racing Form. Ready to serve your every need were librarians. Miss Nancy Lee Carmichoel and Miss Hazel Peterson. 21 22 ucultu r R. W. Borst Humanities C. A. Worsley Science, Mathematics Teachers are teachers, you say. There ' s no difference between college instructors and high school instructors. They all teach the same way; they ' re always short of time; there ' s always chalk dust on their clothes. That ' s what you say. You ' re right Division rsfeadd R. R. Snyder Business Education H.S. Helm Home Economics R. Pr H. Spaulding ysical Education , Men F. R. Dysinger Physical Education Women J. S. Arnold Social Sciences L. W. Wheotley Trade .Technical Education D. W. Brunskill Typing Geography G. H. Burt Music G. W. Burt Band K. Carras Salesmanship V. J. Chapman French Spanish W. P. Corbett Machine Shop Dr. S. H. Corte Physics Engineering E. S. Dysinger Photography Radio M. Ehlen German Spanish H. J. Bender Geology Chemistry J. P. Benjamin Journalism English J. E. Esmay Tech. Drawing M. M. Falk Office Practice K H. Harrod Stenography Typing C. W .Hart Metal Shop W. L. Hatch Per. Social Adj. L. Hinkle Art M. Y. Hodgdon Art Appreciation Ceramics G Johnson Spanish W. C. Lunsford Track H. Mansfield Math Tennis C. H. McCiure Philosophy Marriage t Family Relations C. H. McCormick Drafting Shop G. R. Melgren U. S. History Government J. Murray Square Dancing G. A. Oliver Golf and Tennis A. Omalev Drama Basketball F. G. Palmer Life Science D. S. Jones Music A. L. Kennedy Lite Science T W. Phelps Boys ' Sports R. A. ). Porter Printing E. C. Saferite Radio and Shop C. E. Schneider English Dr. H. L. Sheller English E. Shelton Psychology Cosmetology B. Smith Weaving Home Management J. R. Smith Swimming Water Polo R. R. Smith Engineering H. A. Stitt Animal Husbandry E. M. Summer Radio Electricity I. H. Tapp Accounting E. Von Gruenigen Chemistry R. W. Warner Astronomy Math D. L. Weide Economics Dr. A. M, Williams Chemistry W. D. Wood Citrus Problems Dr. E. Wright Personal Health Chemistry F. L. Younger Life Science ■n L srreShmen In nine months — big college men and women with one busy and joyful college year behind. To the Sophomores : Goodbye! Good luck! Watch out, here we come ' Crui Reynoso, Freshman Prexy. Jim Mahoney, vice-president Joan Christopher, secretary Joan Needham, treasurer «pi w - Cruz Reynoso Carol Williams, social chairman Maigonis Ahnni ' . Bill Abshere UJou sQre r rrcin man This is your first year at college It auto- matically makes you a freshman. However, if you strive, you may become more than a mere freshman. You may become a king among cats, a Freshman Officer. Or an Outstanding Freshman. These are powerful honors to a student but newly admitted to an institute of higher learning such as Ful- lerton. But next year, you have to start all over as a Sophomore. So why try ? John Achey Jack Adams Camilie Alice Melford Allison Delorcs Amling Virginia Anderson Gary Angle Mary Anglin Delores Apalategui Don Archer Joan Arnold 29 30 Adeline Arrietta Andy Asp Barbara Barfoot Bob Bacon Lyte Bailey Ed Balen Perry Babcock Virginia Barger Beverly Barnum Mary Lee Bates Kenneth Boteler Pat Beardsley Janet Bedford Donald Belknap Bill Bell George Bender Connie Benson John Beoka John Berneike Marilyn Bernstrauch P.uth Bigler John Birmingham Tom Birmingham Harold Blevins Zena Bioomtield Barbara Bohan Phyllis Bolingcr Bette Bolton flfl ' c ;.-. : j .- . Wesley Bose Doris Boyd Alice Brambley Dolores Brinkema Ardismae Brooks Barbara Brown Chris Brown Etden Buck Helen Buck Marvin Burdg Joan Campbell " ' ..! I ph Campbell Lira Carrier Mike Casey Hitting a happy medium is Marian Robert- son, who takes part both in W.A.A. and social affairs. She is a member of Kappa Lambda Sigma. 31 32 Manuel Caudillo Frank Celezic Floyd Claus Bob Chapel Robert Chase Barbara Chatum Natalie Chifds Joan Christopher Marilyn Clark Barbara Cleveland Dean Collins Caroline Cone Celia Contreras Ruth Corley Robert Corona Doris Cranford Gene Cranston Dawn Crumley Donald Culler Bob Curl Jackie Cushing Betty Conly Marilyn Daigle Helen Dallmeier James Davisson Jackie Dawson Peter Dekker Jim DeLarge Harold Todd Nancy Demarest Louis Desimone Denny Dickenson Ted Dietrek Robert Dorsey Ralph Duce Mary Dune, n Bob Ferguson has given sports enthusiasts a thrill with his outstanding football and track ability. 33 34 Donna Easlcy Audrey Eckles Jim Elam Neil Elders Dave Elliott Charles Erwin Eleanore Estrada Marion Evcrs Earl Fairbairn Lev Fanning Rex Farguharson Barbara Fergus Lyle Ferry Norris Fields Bill Findley Robert Foley Jane Fordyce Dick Freeland Don Frevert Alice Fries Gwynn Fulbright Joe Garcia Jim Garrett Gerry Gibson Rosina Gibson Anna Gillett Bob Goldsmith Phil Goodwin Don Grable Charles Graham Richard Graves Carl Green Cornell Gray Ralph Guerrere Fred Guilin Bob Gunn Don Hall Richard Hamilton Dick Hammer Marion Hammond Robert Hammond Dave Hanson Sally Inkster, of Kappa Lamba Sigma, was a popular " Weekly Torch " Sity Editor and a serious worker on the All League Dance Committee. I 5 - ' • ' 35 36 Jerry Hansen Tom Hansen John Harold Marjorie Hendricks Jean Hathway Judy Hegner Bill Heiden Bill Henning Gerry Herrera Dick Heyl Barry Hitchens Jay Hern Pat Hester Jean Hetherington William Hinkle Colette Hill Frank Hill Dick Hoftman Margaret Hosken James Hoskins Margy Hovey Norman Hower Gerry Hutt Sallie Inkster Gloria Irwin Dan James Edward Japs Lonnie Jenkins Ronald Johnson Eileen Jones Jerry Jordan Marilyn Kamphefner Donna Keairns Jim Kearney Gertrude Kepplinger Ramona Keys Well known is Mike Casey, drama major, for his portrayal s of Spencer Mosby in " Acciden- tally Yours " and Cyrano in " Cyrano de Ber- gerac. " Mike is also an active member of the Hornet Knights. 37 38 Ethcrn Killen Bill King Kathy King Larry King Douglas Kirkmeyer George Kroeger Ronald Krause Brigitta Kliss Masao Kotake Don Le Gate LeRoy Landers Sue Lane Barbara Lantz Jo Ann Lakeman Marcia LaMonte Pat Lannon Bob Lantord Dot Lamp Alex Lang Donna Larson William Larson Joseph Lawson Gerry Leadham Barbara Lcppold Adeline Lopez Eddie Lopez Carolyn Lucas Eileen Madden z w Gloria Madron Josephine Mjhio Patricia Marley Ruth Martens Mary Martin Juanita May Larry McCabe Earl McClintock Peggy McCommon Jean McDonald Grace McMaster Bernard McKelvey Bob Mc.:dc Joan Menges Quick with a comeback is Zena Bloomfieid who adds to the lighter side of campus life. Zena has taken an active part in A.W.S., W.A.A. and Kappa Lambda Sigma. I 39 Delores Meyer Donna Miller Ross Miser Ray Mooshagian Duane Morris Jerry Morrison Eleanor Mossman Tom Murdoch Jonas Myall Marjorie Myers Carl Nelson Jack Nelson Margaret Mullen Joyce Newkirk Joan Nichols Christine Nixon Frank Noe Tom O ' Hanlon Joe O ' Neill Rodger Over Andy Palleson Bette Palmer Lorraine Pannier Bob Parker Charles Patrick Faith Peacher Warren Pee Betty Pence Donald Peterson Barbara Phillips Bob Pierce Kirby Plumlee Dale Polley Nola Postlethwaite Fred Poucher Bob Price Larry Pride Joe Reyes Phillis Roberts Cruz Reynoso Miriam Rayburn Barbara Records Active members of A.W.S. and leading per- sonalities on campus are Marcia LaMonte and Marilyn Kamphefner. Both girls are members of Theto Nu Theta. 41 Davis Rees Grace Reese Jack Reimann Royal Reimann D.ck Re n Russell Reinbold Leonard Remey Romona Reveles Joe Reyes Ruben Reyes Pat Reynolds Carol Rich Beverly Roberts Joyce Robertson Marion Robertson Joan Robinson Lawrence Rogers Lorraine Rogers Bill Rogers Mary Roth Ruggles Richards Earl Rieder Dorothy Rietkerk Patrick Ryan 42 Jeanne Sahm Joan Sawinski Dclores Sehr Maricta Selfridge .- £3 Tom Selfridge Suit v Sepp Ronald Shattuck mS v Leona Shear Jewell Shelton Frances Sherwin Henry Siefken Peggy Shire Bill Siewert Don Siglar Ernestine Smith Virginia Spalding Joyce Stantill JackieCushing and Carol Rich, Phi Alpha Ome- gas, were prominent freshmen on the annual staff and leaders on campus in organizing a needed third sorority. 43 4 i li Jeanette Stanwood Charles Stockton Charles Stegner Bonnie Stradling Joyce Stantill Pat Sullivan Larry Swenson Gerald Thatcher Donna Thomas George Thomas Maurine Thompson Ella Todd Fred Totah Floyd Trapp Helen Trisdale Toni Villelli Jacquelyne Wallace George Wanke Janet Zehnptenning Rt. q n.i Zirkclbach Forest Ward Barbara Wardlow Keith Weaver William Wedell Alvin Weisbrod Byron Weston Carol Williams Jim Willis Clara Wilson Joan Wheeler Jim Wheildon Alma Whiteley Beverly Willson Carol Wilson Arthur Winney Jack Wolte Dave Woolway Dorothy Wright James Wright Barbara Yarbrough Jane Yarbrough Jess Ybarra Linford Young William Zebrow 3 f aire Skills G on to uourie If. Get on to yourself. There ' s lots of things to do at Fullerton, and nobody wants to see you looking unhappy. Join a club They ' ll initiate you, thor- oughly and enthusiastically, until you ' re so happy you can ' t stand up. Get interested in a craft. No matter what it is, it includes calculus as a part of the major. This is to keep you pleasantly busy at night. Join a vocational organization. They ' ll elect you secretary-treasurer and you ' ll get all the attention you want running the meetings while the other officers go to the show. In short, enjoy yourself! Advertising students gain experience by decorating downtown windows. 49 ermin An example of how well Fullerton JC terminal courses prepare »ou for future jobs is Don Smith, who moved directly from Editor of the WEEKLY TORCH to city editor of the Fullerton NEWS TRIBUNE upon graduation from FJC. Two more Fullerton grads who mode good are Chick Hunt and Kenneth Humbolt, who are employee and manager of McMahons furniture store. ourSeS You have heard it rumored that junior colleges are useful for other things than making up deficient high school grades. This, of course, seemed a fairly good jest. But then you noticed recent graduates of this institu- tion riding around in new Stutzes and flashing Model A Roadsters with twin raccoon tails. " What incalcula- ble wealth their parents must have 1 " you think. But then somebody tells you that they took Fullerton ter- minal courses and went out and got jobs. Photographic proof of this fact is presented on these pages, to con- vince scoffers and doubters that it can be done. Nurses training given at Fullerton is the best. Numerous grads, such as Joyce Jenkins and Virginio Gallic hove received appointments in various hospitals. k Accounting Debits, credits, outstanding checks wave in the breeze as you ease through accounting. However, on the second day of class the instructor arrives and things get a little tougher. It has been said of Fullerton ' s typing classes that they use up more rubber than the automobile industry in preventing mistakes and more manicures than a Champion Heifer show in banging the keys. The spirit of Laissez faire, private enterprise and free barter pervades you as you enter this room. You soon find, however, that giving the instructor a sales talk on your grade somehow fails to work Merchandising and Selling - • Print shop Many people falter at the thought of German sub- junctives or a declension of haber in the imperfecto; yet in the print shop they will read the mangled English of the TORCH staff, both forwards and mirrorwise, and nere blink an eye. Such is human nature. You like radios. You en|oy Gene Norman and Sam Spade. But after visiting the radio shop and getting a good look at the spaghetti-like insides of a receiver, you now call a repairman to turn your dials for you! Radio Laboratory Jech Jradi 54 ® •«% What would the modern home be without weaving? Besides teaching the young bride how to weave her own diapers and sweat socks, it makes her little fingers nimble for picking her husband ' s pockets at night. Weaving Innocent Fullertonians, in their first weeks of life at the Big University, are likely to become confused. There was the German student who, when a beautiful young lady with short hair and horn-rimmed glasses called him " Comrade, " thought she was trying to sur- render and ran all the way back to Buena Park How- ever, most transfer courses at Fullerton will lead you through the Big University with only a minor hitch, such as having to take Chemistry 1 A and 1 B over again because you couldn ' t work a redox equation in Paleo- botany. randfera ourSed V r . -w jk ' t In the name of humanities are committed some of the most inhuman things known to man. Below we see a class learning how to imitate French. They cannot speak it. Above we see a class speaking their lines. They cannot learn them. " Humanities " is a nice name for pantomime and pandemonium. French Geography 3 ociai tudi In this section, you study society, as the name im- plies. It is a profound study, and has many fine appli- cations. For instance, Superman would have a hard time transferring the geography of Fullerton to UCLA, but any FJC student could do it easily in five minutes ' time. Marriage ond Family Living cience 1 1) lathe mailed Chemistry When you wake up in the middle of the night bab- bling, " To separate bismuth and antimony, carefully remove the epithelial layer and cut away the fatty tissue ... " you are really beginning to take labs serious- ly. This indicates that you will eventually make a good science instructor. Zoology Loborotory . Math and Finance " Science and mathematics teach you to keep an or- derly, well-kept, logically arranged mind, " says your math ' instructor. " Now let ' s see . . . where in heck did I get this 7 " He cranes his neck sideways, trying to read a row of figures that sloped like a sine curve towards the bottom of the board. " Oh, well, it probably isn ' t important. You may hand in your homework ... or did I give you any ? I wish you people would be more sys- tematic . . . " Surveying raan f 62 ilond r College is wonderful. There are so many things to join. You like drama, journalism, music ... so you join the drama club, the journalistic society and the choir. From these you go on to the religious clubs, interest clubs, sororities and or fra- ternities. You drop class after class, making room for board meetings, committee meetings and social planning committees. Later, as the psychiatrist idly tap s your knee, he says interestedly to your keeper, " An involved case; very common among college students, though. Has what is known as super- schizophrenia ... his personality is split into eighteen different pieces ... all he can say is, ' second the motion point of order who has the floor, ' over and over again " 63 ruma Mrs. Mosby, Gloria Madron and Prof. Mosby, Michael Casey. 1 • Gonie, Lilo Kiscr and Prof. Mosby. 64 « NT nra A ••it. jo oefi • o A o r — ir Port of the cast of MocBeth: Bob Codman, Marvin Burdg, Jay Hern, Mike Cosey, Jerry Bouley, Lee Nesbitt, Tom Birmingham. Publicity stu nts such as this brought in record crowds. 65 MocBeth I Bob Cadmon I faces murderers, Jerry Bouley and Alfred Davenport. Duel from MacBerh 66 " The deed is done; the king is dead. 1950 ' s Thespians under their new ambidextrous coach, Alexander Omalev, attempted a program of productions that would stagger professionals. Beginning with a frothy comedy, " Accidentally Yours, " featuring publicity that included a leop- pard dance by Jay Flynn, they packed the house and made un- precedented profits. MacBeth cost receives congratulations after last curtain call. 67 Three weird sisters: Arthur Weotherwox, Brent De Monte, ond Wayne Parker. Cyrano leads in final oct. 68 The murder of Bonquo A " pocket edition " of Shakespeare ' s bloody MacBeth, based on the fast moving " Globe Theater ' s " script. Given free- of-charge to an enthusiastic student audience and a small eve- ning house, the plot caught the mood of the play by convincing acting of Bob Cadman, LeRoy Spoor, Tom King, the restraint of their supporting cast and excellent lighting and costumes. Two of The stars of Cyrono, Mike Casey and Bob Cadman, discuss play during rehearsal. 69 Bill Lund ploys ond Francis I Duggon ) Josephs sings in student talent assembly. A dramatic scene in Cyrano de Bergerac between Roxane and Cyrano portrayed by Marilyn Bums and Mike Casey. 70 TAAembli Feature assembly of the year was the performance by John Raitt, star of Carousel and Oklahoma. Mi. Raitt is shown relaxing ot a party given in his honor. Combining romance and death for an effective production Cyrano de Bergerac was presented by members of the Fullerton student body. Coming early after the Spring Vacation this play was one of the highlights of the second semester ' s activities. The large well rehearsed cast, the costuming and the staging made it possible for Mr. Omalev to present another smash-hit. One of the better assemblies was the fashion show put on by The Thetas. Models shown are Joan Pratt, Mary Lou Tharp, Pat Coffin, and Jeonnine Caruth. 71 USlC Busy 1 Busy! Busy! That ' s the best way to describe our A Cappella choir, for it has truly been busy, what with assemblies, road concerts, and competitive music festivals. The choir entertained at three assemblies, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter. It also appeared at the Messiah, Bac- caulerate and Graduation. One of the highlights of the Choir ' s year was the Sacred Concert which it presented this spring in four of the leading churches of the area. Mr D S. Jones was director for the group, and Elizabeth Chapman and Donna Thomas were accompanists. The A Cappella Choir poses for the Torch photographer after one of their numerous assembly appearances. 72 m It A % The men ' s glee club formed o valuable part of the music department. Members were ifiom left to right): Warren Pee, Ray Leverage, Edgar Berrimon, Don Archer, and George Kissinger. Second row: Jessie Yorba, Eugene Stowers, Phillip Goodwin, John Beoka, Dick Ridenour, Bob Fulton and Frank Weed. Top row: Gerald Thatcher, Reed Robinson, Wayne Parker, Jerry Leadham, Bill Lynd, and Bob Crum. 73 II I 10, Out music department was indeed fortunate in having an outstanding trumpet threesome in its ranks. Gerald Thatcher, Bill Fike and Dick Tinder banded together to form the trumpet trio. Unless some drastic changes are made soon, Mr. George W. Burt, director of the Hornet Band, will be moved out in the rain. Don ' t laugh, because this is a serious problem. If the band doesn ' t stop winning trophies and storing them in Burt ' s office there ' ll be no space left for him Last fall marked the third consecutive year in which our band ran off with first place honors in the junior college divi- sion of the All Western Band Review held in Long Beach. Our band appeared with ten others in the pre-game and half-time activities at the Little Rose Bowl Game. Other ap- pearances on the band ' s agenda included participation in: the Anaheim Hallowe ' en Festival Parade, the Fullerton Fall Fes- tival, and the Huntington Beach Maytime Band Review. All this outside activity didn ' t keep the band from ap- pearing at sports events of the school throughout the year, and also in assemblies and sports rallies. Fullerton ' s always great bond was judged the best in its division at the All-Western Band Review held at Long Beach. rf v 1 » - mrnrn 1 fcrvs-- • ' ■ 1 Rcgino Zirclebach was featured violinist at many of the programs given by the music department. Preparing a musical program which will satisfy the tastes of everyone is a difficult job. Despite this fact, the combined Junior college-high school orchestra gave out this spring with one of its best assemblies ever. Regina Zirkelbach, who was often violin soloist, was con- cent mistress for the group, and Mr. Nelson Bonar was director. The orchestra did right well in the face of stiff competi- tion in the State Musical Festival at Pomona. Orchestra members presented assemblies for neighboring high schools, and also played for the Fullerton high school Senior and Christmas plays. Standouts in their field were these soloists: Lorene Littleworth, Mary Ann Roth, Georgette Williams, John Beoka, Eliza- beth Stockton, Louise Shamberger, and Sammie Hammett. One of the most talented groups in the music deportment is the men ' s octette composed of, Bottom row: Frank Weed, Eugene Stowers, David Kohlenburger, Bill Lind, and Warren Pee. Top row: Dick Ridenour, John Beoka, Bob Crum, and Gerald Thatcher. 77 Mfl let 950 . . . bloomed like a rose in 1949-50 for some unaccountable reason. The staff, swollen to over eighty eager newshawks made more money and produced more newspaper than at any time in previous Hornet history. In the spring se- mester, the TORCH staff produced a weekly six-page tabloid, grossed $3,000, netted nothing and had a wonderful time. Members of the Torch staff we together to meet annual deadlines. Stoff in 1950 Brent DeMonte, Sallie Inkster, LeRoy Barron, Jeannine Caruth, Jerry Bouley, Dave Henry, Doug Kisner, Jack Reimann, Dick Arbenz, Gordon Simms, Elizabeth Stockton, Bob Gieske, Bill Cathriner, John Birmingham, Nancy Demurest, Margie Dickerson, John Honaker, Bill Findley, Joe Lovejoy, Marvin Burdg Toni Eldred, Mary Jane Fitch, Donna Johnson, Tom Kienholz, Joan Osborne, Joanne Ohrtman, Bob Pierce ' , Cathora Proud, Jean Rogers, Charles Stagg, Wilbur Watson, Bob Meode, Bill Bently, Jim Heffron, Anita Robertson, Virginio Spalding, Duane Sypherd, William Bell, Barbara Brown, Charles Graham, John Van- Couvering, Valdo Smith, Don Sheets, Forest Ward, John Blashill. ■ i Photo, Ccnclcve, Dick Arbenx, Jock Re. ann, Head m on Jerry Bou.ey, Doug Kisne, Society Desk: Margaret Hetriek, Vir- ginia Spalding, and Big Soc Jeann.ne Caruth. WeeLl y ore k Wheels Confer: Editor Brent DeMonte checks copy with City Editor Sallie Inkster. 1 Big Money Deportment: Solesmen Bob Gieske, Bill Cothriner, and Manager Elizabeth Stockton. J There are many different skills in Journalism. News was editor-in-chief during 1950 rmvng his sports col- photography was carried out in 1950 with a crown U mn " So I Sez ... " to the front page, appointing Fresh- qraphic camera and lots of lots of dark room time. ... . . . , . „j: „, cr -,„t tu y.u iiu man Sallie Inkster to newly made city editor spot. I he Introduced this year was a true feature-society spread jnder Jeannine Caruth. LeRoy Barron built a sports TORCH set an all-time high in advertising volume in 1949-50. Elizabeth Stockton was key to this volume staff that produced more copy than any in previous Hornet history. Brent DeMonte, 1949 sports editor, with her neatness in the midst of newspaper chaos. I? -T I Sports Crew: Leroy Barron, Bill Findley, and Jim Heffron, check page proofs. i r The print shop and TORCH hod to work in close harmony to meet pressing weekly deodlines. orch cJLiu Poetry and prose committees chose m a terial for TORCHLIGHT. Members ore. clockwise: Jackie Cushing Star .Jones, Bob Poetry ana prose comniineci t»» " maioiu. .«. ■ - - •- . .. , -. ■ p«,;»i,, rlr Steele, Bill Oakes, Andy Patterson, Bill Rogers, Mr. Schneider, Gerre Homan, Bill Bentley, and Dorothy Re.tkerk. B2 ■ : : t - : : 5 - . : -_ - : - : • — »e l rint lio 7 J ' g : e _ : : - - ; - r . - : • - : - - - ? . ■ r - Claire Car lson, A.W.S. president _Jls$ociated Women Students President Claire Carlson and Advisor Mrs. Hatch directed the Associated Women Students in a variety of affairs in keep- ing with the organization ' s purpose of creating a friendly rela- tionship among all women students on the campus Perhaps one of the most outstanding assemblies present- ed by this group was the one so well attended by the students in which Dr. Evans spoke on marriage. Dances, play-nights and the Rose Tea were still other events providing high points of interest to the calendar for the year. A host of activities to give oid to the needy were also undertaken by the group. Associated Women Student ' s Officers: Beverly Dougherty, Bebe Liesegong, Sue Lone, Dorothy Squires, Zeno Bloomfield, Nancy Groff, Morcia Lo Monte. David Henry, ASM. president Tddociciiea I II leu S lucieniS Though the primary goal of the Associated Men Students is to promote the interest of men students in college life, it also attempted to bring about an outside interest in FJC by inviting guests from high schools to visit the campus and become ac- quainted with it. The AMS handled the concessions at the football games and the funds made from this enterprise were used to finance efforts undertaken by the group to achieve its purpose. It also sponsored the All Sports Banquet held in February. Counseling the organization was Dr. Swenson Assisting President Dave Henry in the executive duties were Jerry Bouley, vice-president; Chuck Mills, secretary; Jim Schmitz, social chairman. Associated Men Student ' s Officers: Jerry Bouley, Jim Schmitz, and Charles Mills. 2), ?IJi t evycirimenici t Jock Swift, president. Jjer djeufocke Ue erin Organized to promote a better under- standing of the language and culture of the German people, Der Deutsche Verin has re- cruited students from many different fields of study. The German Club has endeavored to pro- vide members with an opportunity to in- crease their knowledge of German tradi- tions and music while meeting in a social setting. A Christmas program was given and several films were seen by members as a part of their active program. Committee work was headed by Jack Swift under the direction of Miss Ehlen. Members of the German Club at their onnuol Christmos porty. t Nursing group listens to plons discussed by Shonnon Coon. Shannon Coon, president. ag umma I In -y Tipka New pledges to the Di Gamma Nu Alpha were given the treatment in the true sense of the word when the old members put them through initiation paces. Though the group has many relaxing and social activities, it also has the serious purpose of helping the students in the medical fields anticipate and meet some of the problems connected with their training, providing them with opportunities to find out what various training schools have to offer, as well as various fields of medicine. Advisor, Mr. Younger, and President, Shannon Coan, led the organization in a very constructive year. Well attended by the group were the monthly pot-luck din- ners, visits to the Nurses Training schools, and informative programs. 87 -. • C l eJJon o uixot El Don Quixote is one of the depart- mental clubs en the college campus. It ' s purpose is to provide an opportunity for stu- dents to hear and practice the Spanish language by having guests and members discuss the life, customs, interesting places, and people of Spain and the Latin American countries. Most outstanding in the club ' s program of events was a trip to Padua Hills Theater to see the Mexican " Posados " and a dinner at the El Comedor. David Freeland was president and Man- ual Moreno secretary-treasurer, with Miss Johnson acting as supervisor of the group. Left: Jock Swift, Barbara Barfoot, David Freeland, Lita Corner, Crux Reynoso, Ronn tholer, Joan Christopher, Glen Wilfley ond Miss Johnson. Right: Miss Johnson ond Students. ie Mucken- Spanish IV 88 Vlouna -surmer5 l 9 California Young Farmers Association opened a new FJC chapter this year. Just one of the many local chapters affiliated with the state organization, it ' s purpose is to help young men get established in farm- ing and to acquaint the members with all phases of farming, as well as to provide them with opportunities for recreational and social activities. Besides the establishment of the organi- zation and the writing of the constitution, members have attended the Southern Re- gional Young Farmers Association meeting at Orange Coast College and the annual state convention held at San Luis Obispo. Presiding over the meeting was Ansel Schoonover, president. Advisor of the group was Mr. Herbert Stitt Ansel Schoonover, presdient Front row: Jock Nelson, Gordon Chon, Gordon Steward, and Jim Robinson. Top row: Bob Peterson, Roy Copelond, Camille Allec, Leon Coffman, Ansel Schoonover, Bill Frost and Hugh Simpson. 89 sruL ure Jeacherd Under the leadership of Dr. McClure, members of the Future Teachers of Amer- ica strived to achieve their purpose of be- coming well informed about the teaching field. The first Monday of each month from November to March inclusive, the group met and discussed such practical matters as job opportunities, necessary credentials, pensions, salaries, and the duties of teach- ers and principals. In keeping with their aim talks by Ralph Gilpin, assistant superintendent of Orange County Schools and Mrs. Molly Thatcher, principal of the Wilshire Elementary School, were scheduled and brought further enlightenment of the teaching profession to the group. Moiy Lynn Sheller ond Borry Cavaghon, Co-chairmen. f 5 £ r f -4 Educators of the future toik over problems of the present. 90 Wu 2 Jta P ,i Open to any student majoring in | medic, pre-dental or any allied science, Mu Delta Phi has had an active program in keeping with its aim of fostering curiosity in intellectual pursuits, creating fellowship among members and uniting all students interested in this field. Field trips to hospitals in Spadra, Nor- walk and Los Angeles brought interest and knowledge to the group. A dinner at Knott ' s Berry Farm, a beach party and several pot- luck dinners followed by programs were still other activities shared by members. Tom Wright and Leon Hunter were first and second semester presidents respective- ly. Dr. Wright was adviser for the group. Leon Hunter, president. Pre-med majors found common interests in this organization, which served to solve their problems. future (JSusineSS oLeaderA To prepare ambitious, energetic, busi- ness students for efficient, democratic group action; and to contribute cooperative projects to the community, are the chief aims of the Future Business Leaders of America The four divisions of the group : account- ing, merchandising, secretarial, and gen- eral business, held competitive membership drives, and undertook to draw up a note- book containing information pertinent to good leadership. Under the advisorship of Miss Carras, and the leadership of President Johnny Hurtado, the group has prepared for an active program for next fall, stressing the development of leadership as a science. John Hurtado, president. Club members work on posters to create interest in the newly organized club. 92 Women 3 rthletic AtdAocia lion One of the main accomplishments of the Women ' s Athletic Association is to get girls together in an informal manner through participation in sports and thus foster a friendly attitude and feeling of being a part cf college life. With this thought in mind the girls have a " Get Acquainted " party during the first month of school, welcoming everyone in- terested in sports to their organization. A hike to Idyllwild and an enchilada feast highlighted the active year. Their advisor was Miss Rimpau and offi- cers included Verla Lee, president; Virginia Spalding, vice president; Mary Ellen Over, secretary; and Claire Kahlman, treasurer Verla Lee, president Left: Unexpected snow at Idyllwilde. W.A.A. Cabinet, right, first row : Virginia Spalding, Verla Lee. Second Row: Barbara Yar- brough, Calire Kuhlman, Marion Robertson, Mary Ellen Over, and Janet Zehnpfennig. Thiid Row: Betty Ann Corroll, Eleanor Kepp, and Mary Lou Alice 93 1B » Roger Lorson and Bob Hammond, first and second semes- ter presidents. onorcw y Allpha tjamrna 3 9 ma Dinner and a theater trip served as finishing touches to make the Epsilon Chapter of the Alpha Gamma Sigma ' s year a total success. Included in their program were two field trips to the Portland Cement Plant in Colton and the Kaiser Steel Plant in Fontana, and attendance at the state-wide conference at Pasadena. Most outstanding in the group ' s activities was their work to achieve scholarships for sev- eral of the members. Serving as advisors were Mrs. Reynolds and Dr. Williams. The first se- mester president was Roger Larson, second semester president was Robert Hammond. eu$ r Scholarship group on campus was very large. 34 sJjetta f- di kJi meci a f Members of Delta Psi Omega honored their alumni at a luncheon held in Mrs. Esther Hatch ' s home early in the fall semester. High point of the afternoon came when the voices of some of the members were recorded for use on FJC radio program. Drama minded students provided the stimulus for all of this year ' s major plays. LeRoy Sam Spoor, president. Delta Psi Omegons caught on the run between productions. 95 fc i Borry Covaghan, president. ZJ-luina hromels Disbanded at the end of the first se- mester because of the decision the club was not yet fitted to the times, the Fly- ing Hornets plan to re-organize next year when the stimulus of high school aviation students comes to the college. Directing the first semester affairs, which were highlighted by a breakfast flight to Del Mar in January and the Hangar Dance in October, were Advisor Mr. Weide and President Barry Ca- vaghan. leredt Mr. Weide gives flying doto to Stephen Smith, Roy Barkdale, Virgil Fast, Lawrence Rains, Barry Cavaghan, and Bill King. Member of flying club takes photo of Chuck Berns in his B-T. Bill Findley, president . Main features of the Ski Club ' s year were two ski trips to Snow Valley; a beach trip and the sponsorship of the successful Snow Ball. The purposes of the group are to build character and good fellowship as well as an interest in winter sports. Due to the small amount of snow this year, the Club was unable to be as active as they hoped to be; however, Advisor. Mr. Forte, and the group have designed many plans for the coming winter season. First semester officers were: Neal Wea- ver, president; Ed Lyttle, vice president; Audrey Eckles, secretary. Second semester officers were: Bill Findley, president; Jim Mauch, vice president; Virginia Hope, sec- retary. Main interest, of course, was skiing. Front row: Virginia Hope, Jackie Wallace, Jeonnine Caruth and Joyce Gairity. Second row: Byron Weston, Jim Mauch, Bill Findley, Ruben Reyes and Dave Reese. w lOUd Geny Homon and Jim Mansfield co-chairmen. - rrornet Uj Sponsoring many dances for the enjoyment of students, pre- senting the Thanksgiving and Easter assemblies, as well as providing a winter and summer retreat at Idllywild for mem- bers, were a few of the benefits the Hornet-Y brought to the students. In addition to this it also supported many worthwhile or- ganizations established to help the needy A trip to the Naval Hospital in Long Beach was scheduled to entertain and pro- vide food for the patients, sup- port of the WSSF Drive, and donations of gifts to the Pacific Colony at Christmas are exam- ples of this. 98 The Y-breakfasts were only one of fhe many programs cariied on by the energetic Hornet-Y members. PI Don Berryman, president. jfh sn ter - L a rs itu K nrhtian reliowdnin One of the off-campus re- ligious clubs, which strive to provide Christian fellowship, is the Inter-Varsity Christian As- sociation. A series of discus- sions on " Life in It ' s Totality, It ' s Problems and Possible So- utions " were led by Rev. Bob Kevorkian when the group met each Monday during the noon hour. A Halloween and Saint Pat- rick ' s party were also shared by the organization. President for the first semester was Albert Ehrke and president for the sec- ond semester was Don Berry- man. Besides discussing the serious side of life, members hod many gay times. One of which was the Hallowe ' en Party. 99 rue Horry Ebehling, president Xdl, eran A large increase in members brought added interest and ac- tivities to the Lutheran Student Association, which is open to students of all denominations. The group met every Wednes- day at noon in the Fullerton Lutheran Church. The clothing drive launched in December and the penny drive for European Student Re- lief conducted during lent were both sponsored by the organi- zation under the direction of President Harry Ebehling. i - .$tei 9 iVf Top picture: Albert Lund, Dean Erickson, Andy Asp, Lucy Idso, and Odo Idso. Above: Tolking things over in o club meeting are Jeanette Stanwood, Horry Ebehling, Dean Erickson, Albert Lund, Lucy Idso, Oda Idso, Eriko Sindt, Elmer Goetz, Andy Asp, Ruth Martens and Marilyn Bernstrauch. 100 n ewman The main purpose of the Newman Club is to foster the religious, cultural, social, and educational life of the Catholic Junior College Student. This club meets every second and fourth Wednesday at the Ebell Clubhouse. Religious problems and social events were planned at the bi-monthly meetings. Some of the social activities were potlucks, parties, radio broadcasts, progressive dinner, Christmas dance, and Spring formal. Top picture: members at regular Wednesday meeting at Ebell Clubhouse. Above: Club officers, first row: Johnny Johnson, Beatrice Navarro, Comille Allec. Second row: Jackie Wallace, Virginia Hope, Roquel Molina. 101 Priscilla Streech, president w. e Sim in idler Established for the purpose of bringing about Christian fel- lowship among students, the Westminister club held weekly meetings p resided over by Pris- cilla Streech and open not only to those of Presbyterian faith, but to everyone interested. During November the group made a trip to UCLA to ex- change ideas with the group there and become better in- formed on how to make the club even more interesting to the members, who believe in the value of and the need for groups of this type and hope that they will flourish in the future. F% Active members pose for pictures. Top picture: Mary Lynn Shelter and Barry Cavoghan. Bottom picture: Priscilla Streech, Beverly Kohlenberger, Carolyn Dodril and Joon Christopher. 102 ra t « I- ■ 4 V Brent De Monte, DGU president eJjeita Ljamma Ulpsilon Fullerfon ' s Beta chapter of Delta Gamma Upsilon is the second oldest unit in this Na- tional journalism honor society. Revived during 1950 by an active class, a new constitution was drafted admitting ten students yearly on the basis of skill, dependability. Pins were pre- sented at awards assembly. 1950 Chapter: Jeannine Co.uth, Norman Bouley, Toni Eldred, Doug Kisner, President De Monte, Gordon Simms, Bill Bentley, Elizabeth Stockton, Ron Muckentholer, LeRoy Barron. 1951 Chapter: John Birmingham, Jim Heffron, Joan Ohrtman, Stan Jones, Jackie Cushing, John Van Couv Findley, Jim Dearney, Jack Reimann, Ralph George. ering. Bill 103 s. oron itled DLta flu DLl a Theta Nu Theta sorority had a busy year filled with many activities and interests. Under advisorship of Miss Helm and President Mary Crouch the members shared a gala week at Laguna during Spring Vacation, sponsored the Sadie Hawkins dance, held a formal dinner dance, and ushered at the Gerhart Muench concert and the Spring and Fall plays. Mary Crouch, president Thetas enjoy themselves whether down at the beach or on the front lawn. Betty Ann Carroll, president nP -- ' -J appa cJLcimbdcL __V ma 7 A Christmas party, Dinner-Dance, and Eas- ter week at Laguna were just a few of the events enjoyed by the Kappa Lambda Sigma sorority. In addition to the social activities, the group promoted many projects for humanitarian serv- ices and served at many junior college func- tions. Leading the group this year were Presi- dent Betty Ann Carroll and Advisor Miss Car- michael. ■ Jr. I ' .. — " a ' ' , -- ,-v • — " f — -• " ' W Kappas meet on lawn outside library. 105 pia _jt F L a men a r Organized this year to satisfy the need for a third sorority, Phi Alpha Omega, under the direction of temporary Advisor Mrs. Hatch, President Carol Rich and Vice-President Mary Jane Adams, got off to a successful start when the two established sororities gave a tea honor- ing the newly established group. The writing of the constitution and ritual, and the formal installation of members and officers were the main features of the year. Carol Rich, president. ■ •- ■ ■ ... . ■ _ . ..u Newly organized sorority was very active in its first year. s eruice jt V - f ' ktesiJ + mmsb ! Jim Steves, president rrornet J nianlS Dedicated to perform service to the Junior college, the Hornet Knights stnved to live up to this goal The group undertook to serve the college in many ways. They ushered at assemblies, gave their assistance at Blue and Gold days the fall barbecue, and sold tickets at football games, swimming meets, and dances. To add to noon time recreation, the group had the |ukebox installed in the hive. Rev ' nooers Beware! Chocolate mountains! First Row: Tom Birmingham, Don Peterson. Mike Casey, Marvin Burdg John Birmingham, Roy Munion. Second I Row: Al Jimenez, Wayne Parker, Tom Murdock, George Morrison, Bill King, Chuck Clark, J,m Steves. Th.rd Row: B.ll Oakes, Gr.H Lewis, Don Frevert, Dr. Swenson, Sam Spoor, Duane Seignst, Ken Kollack, Jerry Reid. 107 -. Duone Siegrist, president V This year proved to be a busy one for the Pep Club and the group worked to achieve their goal of promoting school spirit. Stunts for the pep rallies were provided by the group. During football season they decorated the goal posts, participated in half-time activities and kept a special reserved section at all out of town games for Hornet rooters. The organization also sponsored the song and yell leader sections, two dances and raised funds to buy freshmen members club sweaters. Mr. McCormick was this year ' s advisor and Duane Siegrist was the president. - -■ . Duane Siegrist takes orders for Pep Club jackets. f y »• ' . First row: Tom King, Jim Steves, Keith Weaver, Don Peterson, Duane Siegrist, Bob Peterson. Second row: Bruce Von Wagner, Bob Adorns, Kenny Boteler, Jimmy Tull, and Frank Weed. 108 President Roger Ovei distributes tickets for Community Fair to Joan Prott I Candidate for Queen ' , Justin Rose, and James Mason. u Thetas and Vets wrap Christmas gifts for underprivileged children. eteranA Organized to provide a more mature club to fill the social needs of college veterans, to help each other and to be a service to the school and community, the Veteran ' s Club strived to attain this in their fourth year of existence as a college organization. The group was in charge of the Knot- hole Gang, which allowed youngsters to attend local football games free of charge, were sponsors of a Christmas party for underprivileged children and presented a benefit piano concert in March. Veterans ot a bi-monthly meeting. 109 R Joyce Robertson, choirmon l Uortd tuclen I S ervice Brunei Directing a number of drives to raise funds to assist in the formation of a universal campus in which students will feel kinship and responsibility toward other students in the world is the job of the World Student Service Fund com- mittee. An assembly to acquaint the stu- dents with the importance and signifi- cance of the organization launched the campaign and the appeal made for con- tributions was met with the support and co-operation not only of individuals, but of organizations on campus as well. Advising the committee were Miss Carras and Mr. Melgren. One of the most constructive clubs on campus was the World Student Service Fund which sought aid for foreign students i top picture I . FJC ' s six foreign students ore Margonis Abrams, Valentin Vitols, Janis Germmonis, Duck Hi Lee, Margaret McClelland and Alice Teaque i bottom picture i . Erika Sindt, formerly of Ekernofoerde, Ger- many, has many plans for the future and since coming to America in November has under- taken many efforts to achieve these plans. Too late to enter in second semester courses, she has audited English classes to become better equipped for summer sessions. Two years of FJC, on to UCLA, and finally credentials to become a teacher of Foreign Languages make up the most important of Miss Sindt ' s hopes for her future. Erike Sindt mi ou eve r Jsntere dfa jreelina ep -y rnd Uim As the sports seasons come along, you begin to feel full of Pep and Vim and School Spirit. This leaves little room for anything else. If you aren ' t on a team, knocking yourself into hamburger for F.J.C., you join the Pep Club or the Knights or anything like that so you can boost the Hornets. Wi-Va, c " A X ■ ' Vjn d5eack Look who ' s coming. Four thousand babbling idiots crowded into a six by ten stretch of rubbish-laden sand to enjoy the pleasures of grit and sand mixed with baby-oil — the racking pain of malnutrition — fatigue from lack of sleep — water that is so cold you can ' t even drink and the million and one other things one has to go through in order to say he spent " Easter Week " at Bal. (jT ,«• .- ;? W 1 X f Arms full of beauty. A minor accident. We ' re jusr so tired. 118 ' I ' m just so happy, " Jackie Wallace. Beach bums. $ - J • i Bye, now! Fish market fantasy. I 1 ? More Thetas . . . Gloria Madran, Ramona Keys. 119 Looking ahead . . . Snead, Gentry. Demarest, Dewey ond Stonwood prepare for another day ' s work. • X. Bernstrauch, Rich and Doiglc sit ond knit. You don ' t say. 120 ' • , ' Toasted Kappa sun victims. Ship Ahoy! % Dead. — r x Basking beauties at Laguna. Welcoming committee at Corona Del Mar. 121 • w w v I V A ▼ Beauty on parade. we ' re not camera shy . . . Jackie Cushing, Carol Rich. Look at me flex. A big splash. - -- « . Ship wrecked. 122 Standing room only. Always room for one more. m «t - v ' We ' ll make beautiful music. A nice sense of balance. Hurry before I fall. Three lovely ladies. 123 Sunshine Seekers. Nancy Munger in her Easter bonnet. The Four Musketeers. V ,. 4t Bodies galore. All together now. Marilyn Daigle sitting pretty. 124 Toast of the town. fc Thetos take breather. Future Nurses. Slowing trio, Nelson, Pence and Boyd. That Balboa look. Fullerton boys meet Glendale girls. 125 +yn il lountainS Ah, snow, an ode to thee we owe! Thou coverest up the places Where once the rocks did show! UTICi Ow! Look what Mullins forgot. 126 Come and get me. Just a bundle of Joy. Howdy, podner ' A lovely bock. Cheoper by the dozens. Smile now. But boby its cold outside! Don Frevert in cramped quarters. One big happy family. 127 Arrouncl Jt own OH-campus activities have been the same for the last ten thousand years. The only dif- ference is, that the males cannot drag their chosen ones off by the hair. The girls now have short bobs. Williams, Beoka exchange congratulations. • •raSV School work comes first. •v Share and share alike. 128 Yeorly occasion. Would you, huh? : ' V 1 What are they doing? Loyal supporters. Bunny hug. Editor ' s social life. Srround L c ampuS ipi After the first few days, the Fullerton cam- pus does not seem nearly so large. It is only a few steps, in fact, from the parking lot to the Hive to the patio to the locker room and out to the parking lot again. Then you go to the beach. m$® Come up and see me some time. 130 The pause that refreshes. I ' m just so busy! Men! — Freshly imported. 131 Happy bachelors. Look ! No hands! Gee, ain ' t I pretty! May I help you? Music lovers. 133 Fullerton ' s females looking at the males . . . 134 and Fullerton males looking at you know what! Horseshoe time; Hugh Simpson, Dr. Sheller and Dr (wenson. Hair cut time; Simpson, Ferguson and Martinez. _ Atlhlelic$ J„W, emonum To the memory of the late coach Art Nunn, whose untimely passing last summer saddened his many friends in the southland, we of the yearbook staff would like to dedicate the men ' s athletic section of the 1950 ANNUAL TORCH. Coach Nunn in his 22 year tenure at Fullerton Junior College was a credit to his profession, endearing many young men with the framework of good sportsmanship and competition. While at Fullerton JC, Mr. Nunn turned out a greater number of basketball and baseball championships than any other junior college coach in southern California. To carry on the Nunn tradition, a perpetual Art Nunn trophy has been created to inspire young athletes. The trophy is to be awarded each year to the college ' s most inspirational athlete. !V V-J 5- ?Y .fW " 1 T- " .v- Tit u - % Brent DeMonte ran public address system during all home football games. Spirit d3ooslerS . Yell leaders, Marvin Burdge, Ray Mooshagian, Bob Curl and Bob Gomel, lead Fullerton rooting section at Santa Ana football game. Song leaders, Mary Duncan, Beverly Dougherty and Diane Schroeder were inspirations to Hornet teams: spent ticing intricate routines. many hours proc- t Flog twirlers, Anita Robertson, Willa Wilson, Helen Wills, Borboro Bro vn, Evelyn Sneod and Donna Larson added eye-appeal to Hornet band. Drum Major, Duane White Cathora Proud lett was captain of colege ' s six capable and beautitjl song leaders, and Jean Lichfuss I right) wos leading drum majorette. - ■» -■ ' On the left, Herbie Hornet struts his stuff in front of admiring Fullerton rooters during half-time ceremonies of John Muir gome. On the right, members of the Hoinet Pep Club display Santa Ana Victory Flag. Fullerton rooters ore shown with plaque after rescuing it from Santa Ana fans. jjNiOR i " COLLEGE I k 4 ■ " •■■air J » I 9c L Yell and song leaders direct Swarm fans in school fight song during half-time of Santa Ana game. Jubilant Hornets rescue Fullerton Plaque from marauding Santa Ana students who stole it from in front of school. Yell leaders coax cheers from disillusioned crowd. Queen Teddy Lou Payne receives bouquet from Bob Curl and Marvin Budge at half-time ceremonies. Turkey Day Queen, Teddy Lou Payne, is being crowned by co-captains Bill Newton and Jack Adams. On the left she is flanked by gorgeous attendants, Marilyn Kamphefner and Virginia Spalding. FOOT FRONT CENTER: Don Peterson, team manager. FIRST ROW: Charles Nash, h ; Herb Collier, f; Ray Stuard, c; Jack Ritter, q; Fronk Celesic, t; Perc Anglin, e; Co-captain Jock Adams, t: Ceorge Binder, f, Dick Shook, g; and Jules Lebet, t. SECOND ROW: Harm Forte, line coach; Bill Withrow, q; Dick Drake, e; Dave Elliott, f; Bill Frost, h : Bob 146 BALL 00 Ferguson, h; Eddie Reyes, g; Roy Munion, h: Reed Robinson, c ; Mork Richords, h; and Roy Frederick, c. THIRD ROW: Bill Poore, assistant line cooch; Denny Dickenson, g; Gordon Steward, q; Hugh Simpson, f; Forest Ward, t; Wyman Hill, t; Bill Bogroff, g; Ed Heinrich, f: Leon Boisseranc, e; and Don Fuss, e. FOURTH ROW: Ed Goddard, head coach; Co-captain Bill Newton, h; Bob Carpenter, e; and Bob Osborne, backfield assistont. 147 Jack Adams Ceorge Binder With the return of nine lettermen from last season ' s third place team and several promising newcomers, Coach Ed Goddard be- gan practice sessions early in September with hopes of a fairly successful year. Using this material, Goddard built a good first team with a heavy line (averaging 1 99 pounds) and a set of fast backs, but due to limited material, the team lacked depth. The Hornets got off to an excellent start as they planed to Vallejo and defeated the Vallejo Indians, 1 3-6. Fullerton ' s " Waterloo, " lack of depth, Bob Ferguson (11) puts on one-man show in Vallejo game, which was won 13-6. 148 h J rm ■ I Frank Celesic Gene Coda Perc Anglin Roy Frederick Dick Shook caught up with the Hornets in their second game against the Long Beach City College Vikings on the victor ' s home field. The Vikings, using the two platoon system, wore the Hornets down after a respectable 13-7 first half and turned the contest into a 40-7 rout. Playing their third straight game away from home, the Hornets opened the Eastern Conference season against San Bernardino ' s Indians. The Swarm, bouncing back from the Long Beach defeat, overpowered the " Red- men " 24-12. Next week John Muir ' s powerful Mustangs, Jock Ritter was one of the few bright spots in the Long Beach game, which the Vikings walked off with, 40-7. 149 ?? Would-be Hornet tockler bites the dust in 40-6 defeot ot the bonds of strong Chorfey Ponthers. fresh from a 22-21 triumph over Compton, blew into town to open Fullerton ' s home foot- ball season, and scored a last minute safety to win, 21-19. After overcoming a 13-point de- ficit to tie the score 19-19, Gordon Steward ' s pitchout went astray and Bill Newton fell on it in the end zone for the game ' s losing two points. Discouraged by their heartbreaking defeat by Muir, the Yellow Jackets were upset by Orange Coast in their second conference game. The Pirates took advantage of an even dozen Swarm fumbles to eke out a 12-0 victory. After the Orange Coast defeat, an under- tow which had been brewing all season came to Dick Droke Bob Carpenter Ray Stuard Don Foss Jules Lebet 150 Vollejo mon seems to be crying over the fact thot he can ' t stop the Swarm ' s Bob Ferguson. the surface and members of the team openly rebelled against Coaches Ed Goddard and Harm Forte. This now famous rhubarb was settled by concerted efforts of Dean Swenson and mem- bers of the school board, and the team and coaches finished out the season together. After conciliation, the Hornets, in their next engagement, made a determined effort to get back into the win column. But their old bugaboo, lack of depth, threw a " monkey wrench " into their plans. After being out- played by the Swarm in the first half, Chaffey used their superior depth to score five touch- downs in the second half and go on to win Leon Boisseranc Herb Collier «■ ' If mm Mask tm Andy took care of equipment. 151 Roy Frederick, Dick Shook and Perc Anglin swarm the season. in for the tackle of a Muir halfback in the Hornet ' s top game of handily, 40-6. When this last determined try tailed, all signs of team unity disappeared and the Swarm was beaten by a poor Weber College team, 30-26 and a so-so Mt. San Antonio eleven, 12-0, and were tied by the celler-dwelling Riverside Tigers, 13-13. Although badly beaten by Santa Ana, 34-b, the Swarm put on a good exhibition and worked as a coordinated unit for the first time since the Muir contest. The annual Turkey Day game climaxed the most dismal season seen at Fullerton in many years. The Yellow Jackets Hugh Simpson Chuck Nash Gordon Steward Jock Ritter Bill Newton B? Wt M i 152 Coach Harm Forte asks Hornet football players to let bygones be bygones in Fullerton ' s footboll rhubarb. iUinil won two, tied one and lost seven. Soon after the season was over, Coach Ed Goddard resigned and was later replaced by " Tex " Oliver. Goddard ' s resignation ended a six-year career as head football coach at Ful- lerton. During that six-year period Goddard coached teams won 34 games, lost 21 and tied six. Although not members of a winning team, four players were honored on the all-Eastern Conference selections. George Binder made the first team, Bob Ferguson made the second, and Jack Adams and Ray Stuard received honor- able mention Bill Withrow Team physician, Dr. William H. Wickett. ft fee P 5 I ' BASKET Coach Alex Omolev Hank Boas 154 BALL EASTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPS FRONT ROW: Jerry Schmitz, Dick Hogle, Don Johnson, Bruce Bennett, Dick Hommer and Jim Schmitz. SECOND ROW: Bill Withrow, Gerald Thotcher, Gilbert Henning, Coach Alex Omalev, Dick Arbenz, Alan Jackson, Harvey Thomas and Heniy Boas. 155 Jeam in With what was perhaps the greatest basketball team in Fuller- ton Junior College ' s history, Alex Omalev took over the head coach- ing reins left vacant by the untime- ly passing of Art Nunn and led the Hornets to their first pennant in five years. Omalev, building on the splendid foundation left by the late Nunn, schooled the Hornets well in the fundamentals of the fast break and an airtight man-to-man defense. With this type of strategy, the ' Jackets romped through a 29- Drlving under the bosket for o lay-in shot is Jim Schmiti I 7 , while Dick Hogle screens two Trobobes off the back board. JIM SCHMITZ F JERRY SCHMITZ F DICK HOGLE 156 Tullerton tL j game schedule, winning 26 and only losing three. The Hornets, starting in mid- December, established a remark- able pre-conference season record. They won 1 2 out of 1 3 games, only losing the Chaffey Invitational Tournament by one point in the final six seconds on a basket that didn ' t even go in. With a one point lead in the final seconds, the Swarm apparently had the game " won, " but Ventura " made " a disputed field goal to win the game, 50-49 and the tourna- Don Johnson crams one in for two points while four " yeorlings " look on helplessly. Bruce Bennett (9) is the Hornet in right background. •ON JOHNSON G BRUCE BENNETT C ALAN JACKSON G 157 Fighting for the rebound is Bruce Bennett (9) and two Riverside players. " Tex " Thomas (4) and Dick Hammer are the other ' Jackets in the picture. y apturei C-. C . ment championship. Bruce Bennett inadvertently stuck his hand through the netting to deflect the ball on its path to the basket. Ac- cording to official rules, if the defensive team touches or sticks its hand through the netting, the shooting team will be awarded two points. During the course of the tour- nament the Swarm defeated last year ' s defending champion, River- side. On their northern trip in mid- December the Hornets won all con- tests, and earlier in the season onterence TEX " THOMAS DICK HAMMER GERALD THATCHER BILL WITHROW i ltumpionAnip defeated the USC Frosh. The Hornets swept through their 1 2-game EasternConferencesched- ule with relative ease. Fullerton ' s nearest threat, Riverside, was de- feated by 24 and 19-point margins in the teams ' two meetings. In going through the double round unscathed, Fullerton became the first team in conference history to win 12 straight games. The Swarm also obliterated the confer- ence ' s team scoring mark by rolling up 799 points. The old record was 683, made in ' 49 by Fullerton. Jerry Schmitz ill) leaps high in rhe air to steol ball from Riverside man. Don Johnson (6 and Bill Wirhrow (5) arc lending Jerry moral support. ammond T BOB BRANDTS BOB CARPENTER GIL HENNING DICK ARBENZ Wins Wan ' Their tournament jinx caught up with the Hornets a week after they had completed their Eastern Con- ference schedule when they entered the Compton NJCAA Regional Playoff Tournament. In the first round the Hornets met and were de- feated 82-71 by Long Beach City College. The Swarm ran into a red-hot Viking quintet and some indiffer- Fina! Standing: Bruce Bennett scores in SC Frosh contest. Bill Withrow I 5 is other Fullerton man. W L Pts. Opp. FulLrfon 12 799 515 Riverside 9 3 647 574 Chaffey 6 6 673 668 San Berdoo 5 7 615 613 Santa Ana 4 8 618 702 Orange Coast 4 s 610 712 Mt. S.A.C. 2 10 569 749 In first picture, Dick Hammer H4i makes hook shot; Bruce Bennett I 19) attempts to get off jump shot (middle photo) and Dick Hammer (14) goes soaring into the air for jump shot I third picture ) . Other J4i on or J ent officiating to end one of the best seasons in Fullerton history on a losing note. Five members of the team were honored on the All-Eastern Confer- ence selections. Bruce Bennett, Don Johnson, and Dick Hammer were named on the first team; Jerry Schmitz on the second and Dick Hogle on the third. Johnson was voted the conference ' s most val- uable player. Season Scoring FT FT TP Ave. Bennett 140 99 379 13.1 Johnson 134 87 355 12.2 Jer. Schmitz 1 10 46 2S6 8.4 Withrow 69 45 183 6.3 Hammer 73 32 178 6.3 Jim Schmitz 67 23 157 5 4 Thomos 51 20 122 4.4 Hogle 30 14 74 2.8 Arbenz 19 8 46 2 3 " Hey! You eon ' t do that, " yells El Comino ployer as Bruce Bennett drives in for lay-in shot. Al Jackson (10! and Gerald Thatcher (3) out rebound Dons (first picture, hands by Choffey player i second picture). nd Dick Hammer has boll knocked frcm his jeuSon Full. — Opponents — Pts. 61 John Muir 40 67 Glendale 63 58 John Muir 41 82 Pierce Aggies 31 49 SC Frosh 45 68 Harbor 49 61 Glendale 59 52 Riverside 24 49 Ventura 50 57 Cal Poly Frosh 39 55 Vallejo 42 59 Placer 44 67 Marin 60 68 Vallejo 49 86 Santa Ana 46 64 Chaffey 37 Dick Arbenz hooks one high over opponent ' s heod in El Comino gome. Hammer ' 2 1 connects on jump shot. Withrow (5) gets away set shot. Record 62 Riverside 38 57 Son Bernardino 33 61 El Camino 33 67 Mr. S. Antonio 47 71 Orange Coast 53 58 Santa Ana 35 57 Chaffey 48 62 Riverside 43 64 San Bernardino 51 55 USC Frosh 58 66 Mt. S. Antonio 40 85 Orange Coast 44 71 Long Beach 82 Eastern Conference games s = Chaffey Tournament ss; NJCAA Playoff 26 games won — 3 lost. Even Manager Hank Boas ' 17 ' gets into the Orange Coast game. Fast breaking down the court. Jerry Schmitx I 171 . Jim Schmitx 141 and Dick Hogle 13 work o " three on one " ploy ogainst El Camino. After undefeoted Conference season, jubilont players toss Omolev in high school pool. 1 Coach Walt Lunsford • •L fcH 164 I? jfaBi . %j= 165 Sprinters, George Krogsiud ond Roger Hendrix I second and fourth from the left ' spring from the starting blocks in start of 220-yord dash against LaVerne. -_ rack iters If I a he S leaau With many eager " green " freshmen prospects and a handful of returning monogram winners, Coach Walt Luns- ford made a successful attempt to re- create the interest in track, which had undergone a degrading influence the last two seasons at FJC. Although not winning a bushel bas- ket full of victories, Lunsford succeed- ed in returning the cinder sport to a major status at the college As the 1950 TORCH goes to press, the Swarm had won only two meets, but marked improvement from one meet to the next was noticed. Several fresh- men prospects have shown much prom- ise and improvement Most notable of these promising freshmen is Bob Fer- guson, one of the greatest all-round track and field athletes in Fullerton ' s history. " Fergie " under the capable super- Top pictuie: Bob Ferguson passes the baton to Gene Coda in relay race against LoVerne. Bottom picture: John Lindskog clears the bar at 6 ' 1 1 " for one of his better jumps. Mi- r Jsmprovement I ' hu u i lew C oacn vision of Lunsford far eclipsed his high school marks. His best marks of 23 ' 3 " in the broad jump, 5 ' 10 " in the high jump and 1 1 ' 6 " in the pole vault were among the best in the conference. Fer- guson was the " iron man " of the team, sometimes entering as many as seven events, and averaging 1 3 points a meet. Other freshmen prospects, whose steady improvement marked them as men to watch in ' 5 1 , were : Roger Hen- drix, quarter miler; John Lindskog, hurdler and high jumper; Dick Ham- mer, high jumper and javelin tosser, and Ronnie Garcia, middle distance runner. Don Foss, distance runner, was elect- ed as team captain. He along with Mark Richards were the outstanding sopho- more point-getters. Near the tail end of the season, the squad made a northern trip to face the Cal Poly Freshmen in a dual meet. In the panel on the right ore action pictures of the dua meet with Sonta Ana. Top picture: Roger Hendrix is nipped by Don in fast quorter mile; time of 51.7. Middle picture: Bob Carpentei and John Lindskog are neck and neck as they clear first flight of high hurdles. Bottom pi:ture: Leonard Thorton of the Dons leods Captain Don Foss n the mile run. Bob Ferguson was the sta, of this year ' s track team. Below he is shown in his two specialties, the pole vault and brood jump. BASE Coach Ed Coddard 168 BALL ' Ruben Reyes, John Boiin, Bud Thrapp and Bob Col.n 169 Bob Bronn scores agoinst L.A. Angels in Red Cross benefit gome teammate waves him in. oLJej-en din As the 1 950 TORCH went to press, the Hornet baseball team was busy trying to regain the Eastern Conference baseball crown, which they lost through forfeiture last year. Last sea- son ' s Swarm horsehiders went through their conferencesched- ule, winning nine and losing three to lead the league; but had to forfeit three games to move them back into second spot. The Hornets played 28 games while the Eastern Con- ference code book puts a 25 game ceiling on all athletic schedules. Prospects for regaining the title were extremely bright, with the ' Jackets leading the pack as the deadline for the yearbook approached. In its first two conference contests, Ed Goddard ' s " Blue and Gold " aggregation slaughtered its cross-country rivals, Orange T Gilbert Martinex was the leading Swarm huoler as the ANNUAL TORCH went to " bed. " Martinez received credit for the big win over Orange Coast in the opening game of the season. Safe at first! — is the decision as Jim Schmitz beats out throw. J 6 i CL amnions Coast and Santa Ana, by 7-2 and 10-1 counts respectively The Swarm amassed a four-four pre-season record For the first time in several years, the hickory -swingers made an overnight trip They lourneyed to San Diego during Easter Week to meet San Diego Junior College and the naval base nine stationed at the bor- der city. The Hornets advanced to the quarterfinals of the Citrus Tourney before being defeated by Los Angeles City College, 10-9. In the first round Fuller- ton edged El Camino, who went on to win the consolation cham- pionship, 1 0-6. During the coaching tenure of Goddard and the late Art Nunn, the Hornets have won eight baseball championships in 15 years of Eastern Confer- ence competition. Ed Patrick scores on Tex Thomas ' s triple tar first Fullerton tolly ogo.nst Angels. L. A. won the game, 5-3. ... . u. c„-. Aotnr.io The Mountaineers won the gome, Harvey Del Bouno, starting catcher, slides into th.rd base agamst Mt. San Antor.,0. 5-4, to hand the Hornets their first conference setback. %k %_ Fullerton ' s Southern California Champion water polo team is shown in an inter-squad scrimmage. l l aterpoio Pete Brinkman 172 S outhern Cat. CL amnions 7 Only sophs on the first two teams were Capt. Tom Ostman, Don P oucher, Ed Schalten and Pete Brinkman. Big win of the season was over El Camino, who last year broke the Fullerron lock on the top spot. The Hornets won the Southern California water polo championship without being beaten by any |unior college team. FRONT ROW: Jock Davis, Jim Jones, Captain Tom Ostman, Dorrcll Owen and Don Poucher. SECOND ROW: Ceorgc Kroegcr, Chuck Mills, Bob Horn, " Lefty " Graham. THIRD ROW: Manogcr Don Kropp, Ed Schaltcn, Stan McConnell, Dave Woolway, John Van Cou- vering, Jerry Reed and Cooch Jimmy Smith. FOURTH ROW: George Enslow, Don Cutler, Pete Brinkmon, Ralph Clark and Ray Copeland (y ndef-eated in A. C thanks With a squad of freshman watermen, Jimmy Smith found himself the possessor of an- other championship waterpolo team, and Fullerton found it- self with another trophy to put in the case which is already filled tooverflowingwith Smith- men awards. Coach Jomes R. Smith Jerry Reed George Kroeger Dorrell Owen Chuck Mills Bob Horn L- » 3 rfWA S fc FRONT ROW: John Dale, Ed Shelton, Stan McConnel, George Kroeqer, Jock Davis and Hal Coates. SECOND ROW: Coach James Smith, Dick Hyle, Don Poucher, Jim Jones, Burt Lavaseck, John Johnson, Bob Thompson ond Jim Mahoney. THIRD ROW: Chuck Mills I manager I, Roy Brown, Jack Thomas, Gene Perle, Pete Brinkman, Tom Ostman, Gene Shiller ond Bob Horn. Bob Thompson Jack Thomas Gay Hood Don Poucher Gene Perle Tom Ostman Roy Brown Art Boys SWIM ertnen oDo it - TQC r r Coach Jimmy Smith had high hopes at the beginning of the season for his webfoots, with a large contingent of sophomores and a num- ber of surprising freshmen turning up for the team. Smith ' s hopes were more than fulfilled as his mermen established one of the best rec- ords in the school ' s history and won, for the third straight year, the national |unior college championship. Highlight of the season was the holding of the national swim meet at the local pool. Some of the best |unior college swimmers in the U.S. along with numerous other swimming greats S. ure w i m I lational gathered at the Fullerton pool March 30-Apnl 1 to put on a gala exhibition of the water sport at its best. Most notable of guest stars was Vickie Draves, Olympic diving champ. Roy Brown, formerly of Berkeley, turned in the outstanding performance of the season, knocking records askew in nearly every free- style sprint and middle distance event. Jack Davis, Bob Thompson, Eddie Schalten, Tom Ostman, Dick Hyle and many others showed real form all during the season, form which would have rated them outstanding stars on any team. MING Burr Lavaseck Dick Hyle Jim Jones Hal Coates Gene Shiller Ed Shelron Jack Davis Ston McConnell John Johnson John Dole • Roy Brown, who hos broken about every national JC freestyle record known, is shown starting the 1 00 yard freestyle event. Brown holds the notional record in: 100 yard freestyle, 52.9; 60 yard freestyle, 29.4; 440 freestyle, 4:48.6 and 1500 freestyle, 20:04.9. nU, RecoJ 3Ji inimcrS Racking up 1 1 4 points to runner-up Stock- ton ' s 25, Coach Jimmie Smith ' s aquatic stars ran away with the Third Annual National Jun- ior College Swim meet held in the local high school poll March 30-Apnl 1 . The Hornets broke three records and estab- lished two more. They were the 220 yard free style, by Bob Thompson; 440 yard free style, by Roy Brown; and the 400 yard free style re- lay, by the quartet of Bob Thompson, Jack Thomas, Jack Davis, and Roy Brown. The Fullerton Mermen swam away with seven out of 1 4 firsts, and nine seconds. In first places were : Roy Brown in the 1 500 meter, and 440 free style; Bob Thompson in the 220 free style, and the 100 free style; Hal Coates took the high and low diving blue ribbons; and the 400 yard relay team National records established or broken by Fullerton swimmers this year were: 100 yard free style by Roy Brown; 440 yard free style by Brown; 400 yard relay by Thompson, Davis, Thomas and Brown; 220 yard free style by Bob Thomson; 1 500 meter free style; and 1 50 yard individual medley. 176 Ljueit 5tar5 Ljalor c n l , „„j Mnrv Lou Tha-D hostess Joan Pratt, movie actress Jeannie Crain, and coach Jimmy Smith talk things , £Xr ™t of im SLTSLoLMS «£ « . champ Vickie Droves presented awards to w.nncs. Coach Jimmy Smith stretches out ond relaxes o had little time tor relaxing. n bus after Occidental meet. Smith, busy with details cf the notional swim meet, Coach Honk Mansfield 3 enniA an d jotf Fullerton Junior College ' s golf and tennis teams ' prospects were excellent for a fairly good conference sea- son as they finished their practice matches. The tennis team is the defending Eastern Conference champion. Dick Spaulding and Hank Mansfield took over the coaching reins of the minor sports left vacant by the untimely death of Art Nunn. - f :.J. Golf Team: Coach Dick Spaulding, Marvin Hogg, Bob Chamberlain, Ronnie Still, Jerry Morrison, Dick Ridencur ond Henry Boas. gPE Don Johnson ) t i3 vji -i TENNIS TEAM: Coach Hank Mansfield. Jay Habsan, Dick Scatt, Tan, Murdock, Russell Lenk, Lauis Desimore, Dick Tinder, Don Clark ond Warren Pee. Dick Tinder Russ Lenk Tom Murdock Don Clark Jay Hudson Warren Pee Miss Morilyn Rimpau, advisor Miss Elvo Swotfer, instructor Mrs. Florence Dysinger, instructor 180 A. A. 181 Badminton Team, first row: Beryl Srigley, Janet Zehnpfenning, Ruth Massey, Nancy Neiswanger, Virginia Scott, Virginia Hope, Jackie Wallace. Sec- ond row: Larry Romsdell, Darrel Owen, Ken Ha- worth, John Craham, Chuck Stockton, Ken Warrick, Ruggles Richards, Neil Foley, Ray Munion. Virginia Scott waits for her partner to return the birdie. Janet Zehnpfenning waits to smash ball. (JjScidi t minion Opening the season February 20 the bad- minton teams, under the advisorship of Bobbie Dysinger, held only one mixed doubles tourna- ment with Citrus because of the small number of women out for the sport. In the final results of the singles tournament top positions were held by Ruth Massey and Virginia Scott for women and Dick Bray and Ruggles Richards for men Women team members attended the All Southern California Women ' s Badminton Tour- nament at Hollywood. Fullerton representatives for singles were Virginia Julian, Janet Zehnp- fennig, Pat Griffen, Gerry Herrera, and Virginia Hope. Representatives in the doubles were Vir- ginia Scott; Beryl Snigley, Nancy Neiswanger, Ruth Massey; Sammy Hammit, Jackie Wal- lace; Claire Wisson and Joyce Siefken. 182 djashetball Fullertcn ' s feminine basketball team held its first district " Sports Day " last fall. Three junior colleges — Santa Ana, Long Beach, and Mt. San Antonio — traveled to Hornetville for this meet. Compton handed our girls their only defeat of an otherwise victorious season. Other teams competing against the locals were from Po- mona and Citrus. Mary Lou Allec was manager of the group and Mrs. Florence Dysinger, fac- ulty advisor. Pat Beardsley and Virginia Spalding battle for tips in inter-class game. Basketball Squad: Virginia Scott, Marion Robert- son, Inei Kelley, Verio Lee, Pat Beardsley, Mory Lou Allec, Joyce Siefken, Zeno Bloomfield, Barbara Yarbrough, Annie Endres, Adeline Arrietta and Bobble Records. 183 The mixed bowling team composed of Dick Ridenour, Georgette Willioms, John Beoko ond Sommy Hammitt chat over respective scores after practice session. Georgette Williams, bowling manager. (J- owii J Silver medals were awarded members of the W.A.A. Bowling Team for placing second in the first annual City Colleges ' Bowling Tourna- ment held at Santa Monica. Members of the team were Georgette Williams, bowling mana- ger, Sammie Hammit, Lois Bandhouer, and Inez Kelly. Fullerton ' s mixed team, composed of Zena Bloomfield, Barbara Yarbrough, John Biven, and Dick Lloyd placed seventh in the tourna- ment with Zena Bloomfield receiving the girls ' individual high point award. 184 rroche f Hockey enthusiasts completed their season by defeating Long Beach and Compton col- leges ' co-eds by the identical scores of 1 -0, in each game. Manager was Barbara Yarbrough and Marion Robertson was captain. Team members were Annie Endres, Joan Lee, Verla Lee, Pat Beardsley, Shirley Rogers, Virginia Julian, Lil- lion Lemburg, Mary Lou Allec and Zena Bloom- field. Mrs. Florence Dysinger was instructor for the group. The unusually short season was brought about when Mt. San Antonio and Santa Ana forfeited their scheduled games. Hockey team diives for goal in Long Beach Viking game. Zena Bloomfield stops ball in striking circle in inter- class game. Hockey Team, first row: Zena Bloomfield, Pot Beardsley, Barbara Yarbrough, Virginia Spalding, Marlon Robertson, Mary Lou Allec, Eleanor Kepp and Verla Lee. Second Row: Annie Endres, Shirley Rogers. A- 185 Fiist row, left to right: Louise Shomburger, Zt no Bloomfield, Morion Robertson, and Pot Beordsley. Second row: Ncncy Neiswonger, Geraldine Herrera, Viiginia Spalding, Annie Endres, and Joyce Siefken. Third row: Barbara Yorbrough, Mary Lois Allen, Ellen Krueger, Eleanor Kepp, and Barbara Cleveland. Fourth row: Adeline Arrietta, Jone Fordyce, Babbie Reconds, and Miss Marilyn Rimpau, advisor. Borbaic Yorbrough covers first on close play as Marion Robertson races down the baseline. Zeno Bloomfield is the backstop ond Jerrie Herrera the batter in this rugged bit of action. Softball Coach Marilyn Rimpau and manager Marion Robertson greeted some twenty-five prospects for the 1 950 softball season as the annual went to press. Fullerton once again was expected to be a powerhouse with the battery of Ella Kru- gen pitching and Zena Bloomfield catching. At press time Fullerton had already sched- uled games with the Long Beach Vikings and the Compton Tartars at Amerige Park and the Pasadena Bulldogs and the Orange Coast Pi- rates on the latter ' s home field. 186 Uolleubctit r Fullerton ' s girls ' volleyball team ran away with all honors at the San Bernardino Southern California Junior College Volleyball Sport ' s Tournament. With some twenty schools competing, the Hornets tripped Santa Ana, Riverside, and Santa Monica, defeating all by wide margins. During the course of their regular season the local girls didn ' t fare as well, losing to Compton and Mt. San Antonio, and tripping Santa Ana and Long Beach. Virginia Spalding and Verla Lee block ball at net as Raquel Molina and Maiy Lou Allev watch. Volleyball Team: Annie Endres, Louise Shamberger, Eleanor Kepp, Ceraldine Herrera, Jane Sakomoto. Second Row: Barbara Cleveland, Mary Lou Allec, Verio Lee, Virginia Spalding. Third Row: Mary Duncan, Pat Beardsley, Barbara Yarbrough, Marion Robertson, Zena Bloomtield, Joyce Siefken. iMIi Hi " " " +% Q 187 Fullertcn ' s crock tennis squad — FIRST ROW: Margaiet Mullen, Regina Zerkelback, Louise Shamberger, Joon Lee, Noncy Neiswanger and Joyce Siefken. SECOND ROW: Betty Carson, Ann Hiltsher, Virginia Barger, Ma.-cia La- Monte, Virginio Julian and Betty Ann Carroll. Two of the Fullerton girls ' doubles combinations, Betty Ann Carroll and Virginia Julian, and Joan Lee and Viiginia Borger shown in the picture ot the left. Girl tennis highlight of the year was the Ojai Tennis Tournament, where Fullerton was repre- sented by four girls — a doubles team and two singles. W.A.A. girls participating were Ellen Krue- ger, outstanding singles player from Whittier; Virg:r.ia Julian, stalwart left-hander from Ful- lerton; Betty Ann Carroll, tennis manager and doubles player from Whittier; and Joan Lee and Virginia Barger, doubles from Orange. ' TTrVTr: tr a 188 s wimminq Main event of the year for the W.A.A. swim- ming team was the Southern California Junior College Women ' s swimming meet held May 17 m the local pool. Due to the early deadlines of the Torch, scores and a complete list of team members were not available; although, Janet Bedford was expected to lead the local squad to a good season. Joan Pratt and Janet Bedford prepare to take workout at high school pool. Janet Bedford led W.A.A. swimmers. ™lft ttW ) j 4 I 8 ■ ■ " duate VCLCIUCI I on -y rn I lou _ r 2)oph r ertori - Z after the g ;es i ed ;; — efreshmar ia Brc eNev • ' ■ zr d, has become : home tc ■ : - " : - " -5 the • i z 3 Sophomore ' ' nomore w ■ Groduote Dick Hogle receives hearty congratulations from his parents. AT N As you read this yearbook don ' t forget the fun you ' ve had and the friends you ' ve made at FJC. It ' s been a great year! Best of Luck. Dick Barton S opn r omorei • Dick Barton, sophomore class president u f o (Jj acRward uu ance When young and eager, you have hardly time to give the pretty little Fullerton campus a backward glance as you go out to meet the world. As you return to view this book in later years it may serve to give you that chance again, to relive again two warm, bright, happy years. Albert Ehrke, vice-president. Jeannine Caruth, secretary. Betsy Taylor, treasurer. --•-- 1 Ir.i Achey Mary Jane Ad.im-. Robert A Ad.im-. Gene Adkin-, M.uy Lou Altec Jcancttc Allen Chuck Austin Lou Baort Lo- Ejndhaucr Ray Barksdale LeRoy Barron Dick Barton Gloria Beninato Bruce Bennett Bill Bentlcy Marjory Berl.n Under the capable leadership of co-presi- dents Jim Mansfield and Gerre Homan, the Hornet Y had a most successful year. I I s 195 Charles Berns Bill Bogroff Edgar Berriman Wanda Boles Mary Berry Victor Bostwick Donald Berryman Dave Bouck Henry Boas Leon Boisseranc Robert Cadman Claire Carlson Sam Cianci Donald Clark Bob Carpenter Elmer Clabaugh Betty Ann Carroll Lois Cochran Jcannine Caruth Pat Coffin Barry Cavaghan Frank Col ' ins 196 Gerald Coolcy Jjmci Co. Dougl.ii Crotby Mary Crouch Robert Cumminqi Janet Curl Beverly Daughcrty Alfred Davenport Robert D i. Brent De Monte Jackie Dempsey Marjorie Dickcrson Earl Dierberger Mary Doak Everett Dodd Ernest Edwards Song Leaders Cathora Proud and Beverly Dougherty added color to the Hornet rooting section at sports events throughout the year. r S r i ■ ' ■ - ■ 197 it " Little Joe " Marchese contributed much to the enjoyment of school for all who were asso- ciated with him. Joe was active in dramatic productions, and can be remembered as the Porter in " MacBeth. " fcs Albert Ehrke George Elmers Toni Eldred Bruce Elvy George Enslow Sally Ervin Shirley Essary James Everly Virgil Fast Mary Fitch Mary Fogg Don Foss 19S Juanita Franzen David Freeland Bob Fulton Joyce Garrity Phil Grabau Richard Graves Mary Grccr Joan Grigsby Nancy Grorf Curti . Grove Jean Gunn Sammy Hammitr Donald Hcalton Sherry Hcdrick Gilbert Hcnninn • Hit nc k Bob Hicks Duck Hi Lee Dick Hogle Gerre Homan Carol Hill Virginia Hope Joyce Hinshaw Glen Hughes Jay Hobson A. J. lanziti Bill Hoffer Oda Idso 199 Lucy Idso Donna Johnson Alan Jackson Cev rly Joy Mir mi, Jackson Peggy Judge Thomas Jj.kson Virginia Julian George Jenkins Ken Kapsner Don Johnson Dick Kehne Tom King Roger Larson George Kissinger Grnis Le Vc:lly Scvcrty Kchlenberger George Krogsrud Audrey Kruse Dorothy Lee Verla Lee Jean Leichttuss Claire Kuhlmann Betty Leigh 200 Of. ft Lc-ii Jo.m Lewli Russ Link Lorcnc Littlcworth Oonn.i Luther Bill Lynd John M.icGill Ch.irlc. M.utrr Jim Mansfield J.ick Mjrotf Marvin M.irtin M.iss.io Matsumoto Jim M.iuch Margaret McClelland Don McConncll P. it McConnell Bob Cadman has proved to be a valuable asset to drama productions this year for his work both in front of and behind the footlights. He designed the sets for Cyrano de Bergerac and portrayed the roles of Christian in " Cyr- ano, " Lawrence Conwell in " Accidentally Yours, " and MacBeth in " MacBeth. " 201 Completing their last year at FJC Don John- son and Bruce Bennett led the Hornet Basket- ball team to the conference championship. Joanne McCormick Stella Mendibles Rosal Miller Charles Mills Raquel Molina Ronnie Muckenthaler Nancy Munger Ray Munion Merrill Murray Charles Nash Joseph Nauyokas Beatrice Navarro 202 Elvera Navarro Nancy Neiswanger Eddie Nelson Lee Nesbitt Jean Packard Wayne Parker Jean Peterson Robert Peterson Teddy Lou Payne Gertrude Peellc Sylvia Pearcc Jo.in Pratt Carol Peterson C.ithur.i Pioud Fr.ink Peterson Donn.i Proudtit Bill Oaks Gerald Reid Joan Osborne Vondell Rein Mary Over Eddie Reyes Larry Rains Mark Richards James Ralph Tom Richardson Donald Reed Dean Riley 203 Cman Ritch Jane Sakamoto Anita Robertson David Sanders Jim Robinson Lauretta Sawhill Jean Rogers Peter Schmidt Bill Rosedale Jerry Schmitx Charles Rolhaermel Jim Schmitz W r Ansel Schoonover Sally Sherwood Irene Sepulveda Dick Shook Louise Shamberger Bill Shultz Don Sheets Duane Siegrist Mary Sheller Joyce Sierken Paul Shelton Hugh Simpson 204 Gordon Simmv Stephen Smirh Frances SorrelK Dorothy Spencer Lt Roy Spoor Dorothy Squtcr Gordon Steward Joe Stcichcn Eugene Stardley Gary Stay Gloria Stigcr Charles Stimmcl Aquatic star Don Poucher is well known for his backstroke which brought him fame in many swimming events. Don was first string forward on the water polo team. 205 Elizabeth Stockton Priscilla Streech Larry Strong Larry Struve Ray Stuard David Sturdivant Jack Swift Elizabeth Taylor Alice Teague Jeannette Thaheld Bud Thrapp Barbara Tseka 206 Julia Walker Dale Warren Ken Warrick Bud Weatherwax Allen Wcidcm.in Frances White William Will Georgette Williams Rose Williams David Winder i Jour future Looking back, your anticipated future as a FJC graduate becomes your past It is hoped that with the hard initial struggle over you will be able to feel that what you gained on the Fullerton campus was truly an aid in the strug- gle. If so the institution has earned a place in its community and in your heart 3 jm. ■ fim ' XTf 1 — • ? -7 , - ' m I BUENA PARK wsunm NUTRILITE l Ue ( onaratulate the Jorck S taPf " It has been a genuine pleasure to have had the opportunity of working wi th such a congenial staff this year. " Our best wishes go to not only Mr. Jack Benjamin, faculty advisor; and Ronnie Muckenthaler, editor; but to Gordon, Barbara, Ralph, Jackie, ' Liz, ' Brent, Jerry, Carol, Dick, LeRoy, and the rest we only remember as important faces. " You have done an excellent job, and we feel honored to have helped, in a modest way, to carry the Torch ' to a successful conclusion. — Let ' s do it again. " Kenneth C. Stevener ( aiitornia bjearbool? Kjuilci 327 TOWNE AVENUE • LOS ANGELES 13, CALIFORNIA • Michigan 6441 " The Success of Your Annual is Our Concern " Master Mixed Paints Silverlone Television Sears and Roebuck Shop and Save Service and Sincerity Tools For Any lob Cold Spot Spacemaster Niel sen s MEN ' S WEAR ' Featuring .N« i i« v Advertised Merchandise Fullerton Drug Co. 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Manchester Buena P.irk Latest and Gayi it in Sports and Evening II eat FLYING ' S FUN FOR EVERYONE— FALUNS TRAINS MANY HORNETS YEARLY Fallin ' s Flying Service 4119 W. Commonwealth, Fullerton •M r BUENA PARK PHARMACY f 17 I (.rami 4ve. S. C. Foertmeyer, M«r. Phone 5-7 I I PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY Congratulations to the Graduation Class of 1950 MR. ELMER R. GUY ALBERT LAUNER WALTER B. CHAFFEE LELAND C. LAUNER HAROLD A. McCABE WILLIAM BRASHEARS DENTIST DR. MERRITT E. SEACORD george l. McClelland OPTOMETRIST W. J. FRANK DENTIST EDGAR E. STRUVE, M.D. r i • or 3 BARBARA BARFOOT Barbara was art director. . . Did serious drawings before each division page. . . Helped design cover. . . Made origi- nal dummy layouts with Gordon Simms and myself. . . First girl to be on staff. . . Great inspiration to male staff members. . . From Anaheim where she was art-editor on the " Colonist. " DICK ARBENZ " Basketball Arbenz ' was photographer and advertising manager. . . Joined annual staff and speeded up photog- raphy which was lagging behind schedule. . . Sold nearly one-thousand dollars in advertisements, probably a school record. . . Arbenz is a freshman from Excelsior High. JACK REIMANN Reimann was a second semester photographer. . . Spent his Easter vacation developing pictures. . . Took pictures in daytime, developed them at night. . . Is a freshman from La Habra. MARY LOU ALLEC Mary Lou, an active W.A.A. member, was git Is ' sports editor. . . Helped give the W.A.A. complete coverage. . . A non-journalist, always volunteered to work. . . Was my class-mate in grammar school. . . Attended Marywood High School in Anaheim. DOUG KISNER Doug was a photographer staff member, dark-room work. Hails from Fullerton High. Helped do TOM BIRMINGHAM Tom is one of the Birmingham brothers from Buena Park. . . Joined staff in lost two weeks, bolstering it to meet pressing deadlines. . . The glue and scissors were his tools. JERRY SCHMITZ Jerry was again assisting me as he did when I was editing the Anaheim yearbooks. . . A grammar school and high school buddie, Jerry handled annual broadcasts and did trivial jobs all so impoitant on an annual. BILL FINDLEY Bill popped up five weeks before the annual was com- pleted. . . Corrected proofs, worked on leisure section. . . Wrote leisure captions aided by Shirley Rogers. . . Would work after school anytime. . . Hails from Downey. GORDON SIMMS Gordon better known os the " New York Cartoonist. " . . Was assistant editor. . . Did all cartoons in book, helped do lay-outs. . . Good tor 30 hours work a week. . . Has great future. . . Is cartooning walls at California Yearbook Guild in Los Angeles. . . Drew outdoor cartoons at Flying Saucer cafe on Los Angeles Street in Anaheim. . . Hoils from Anaheim. JACKIE CUSHING Jockie followed me os annual editor of Anaheim. . . Edited club section. . . Wrote oil club stories. . . Considered Jackie my secretory. . . Anything I couldn ' t do I gave to her. CAROL RICH Carol was morale builder especially to the sports stoff. . . Was another non-journalist who volunteered. . . From Fullcrton High. . . Freshman, worked doily the lost four weeks. LE ROY BARRON Le Roy was well known sports editor of the " Weekly " and " Annual " both. . . Comes from Orange. . . Did enough work to be an editor. . . Did everything and anything. . . At side thru all. . . Transferring to Son Jose next semes- ter. . . Has great journalism future. . . His sport section is tops anywhere. JOHN VAN COUVERING John wrote theme stories for book. . . Lively stories, laughable, very different. . . Annual stoff spent one whole night proof-reading his writing with Webster dictionaries in hand. . . Considers onybody who would be on editor stupid. . . We agree. . . Hoils from Downey. SALLIE INKSTER Sallie wos City editor of the " Weekly " but lent o hand on the " annual. " . . Worked measurement scale for adver- tising cuts and copy. . . Spent high school days at Excelsior before coming to live in Anoheim. ELIZABETH STOCKTON " Lix " wos our efficient business-manager. . . Kept Torch office in order, which is hard to do. . Took care of mail, bills, etc. . . Comes from Norwolk. BRENT DE MONTE Editor Brent of the newly revived " Weekly " was thoughtful enough to help the " Annual. " . .Wrote nu- merous captions. . . Brent is featured with " Lix " in the editorial room of the Torch office on poges 78 and 79. . . Lives in Fullerton, a graduate of Garden Gr ove High. RALPH GEORGE Ralph wos lost year ' s Excelsior ' s Annual Editor. . . Sen- sational print shop man. . . Did frosh section, corrected copy, rewrote needed stories. . . Good typist. . . Next year ' s Torch Editor. JOHN BIRMINGHAM John gave us the one-two brother combination. . . If one wosn ' t there the other wos. . . Worked with scissors and glue. . . Picture ond copy proofs must be cut ond pasted in dummy. Very Sincerely, RONNIE MUCKENTHALER Editor-in-Chief, " 1950 Annuol Torch " N J. P. Benjomin, journolism instructor and annual ad-iser. In the picture, vou see a thing that occurs only once a year: the entire annual staff at one place, at one time, with one idea: don ' t blink! The Annual Torch grew in a mysterious fashion akin to the build- ing of coral; the industrious semi-coelenterata gath- ered here are : Editor in chief- Ronnie Muckenthaler Assistant Editor Gordon Simms Art Editor Barbara Barfoot Photography Editor. Jerry Bouley Sports Editor LeRoy Barron Business Manager Elizabeth Stockton oLeftoverd ike (editor roraot Aside from the regular staff there are many behind-the- scene workers who deserve acknowledgment. Kenneth Johnson, brother of Don Johnson, Fullerton ' s terrific athlete, contributed a whole host of basketball pictures making that section professional in appearance. Mrs. Esther Hatch, Dean of Women, aided so much in general information and advice regarding the club section. The bock store handled annual wrappings and the col- office staffs were patient in giving out needed information and handling numberless telephone calls. U.C.L.A. contributed the photo of their campus for the transferable section. Mr. Ken Stevener of the California Yearbook Guild was in charge of the book. His interest was tremendous, assur- ing us an outstanding production. The Los Angeles Engraving Company took care of en- gravings. Trade Press did the printing, and S. K. Smith Company produced the covers. My last thanks go to my teachers who ignored my frequent vacant seat and were quite happy to receive work in May and June that was due in April. Ronnie Muckenthaler Coach Dick Spaulding at Ghost Town, Euena Park. Brent De Monte shows how it ' s done. This picture was judged the winnah over some two-hundred others in the snapshot con- test held on the campus during March. Jsndex Administrotors 1 8 to 2 1 Alpha Gamma Sigma 94 Associated Men Students 85 Associated Women Students 84 Baseboll 168 to 171 Basketball ' 54 to 163 Contents 6 an d 7 Dedication 4 and 5 Delta Gomma Upsilon 103 Delta Psi Omega 9 5 Di Gamma Nu Alpha 87 Drama 64 to 7 1 Faculty 22 to 27 Flying Hornets 96 Footboll 146-153 Freshmen 28 to 45 Future Business Leaders 92 Future Teachers 90 German Club 86 Golf 178 Hornet Knights 107 Hornet Y 98 In Mcmorium 136 to 137 Inter-varsity Christian Fellowship 99 Kappa Lambda Sigma -105 Lutheran Students Association 1 00 Mu Delta Phi 91 Music 72 to 77 Newman Club -101 Pep Club ' 08 Phi Alpha Omega ' 06 Print Shop 83 Sidelines 138 to 145 Ski Club 97 Snapshot Section 1 1 6 to 135 Sophomores 194 to 207 Spanish Club 88 Spirit Boosters 140 to 145 Student Body Government 14 to 17 Swimming 1 74 to 177 Tennis 178 and 179 Terminal Courses 50 to 55 Theta Nu Theto 104 Torchlight 82 Track 164 to 167 Transferable Courses 56 to 61 Veterans ' Club 109 Water Polo 172 and 173 Weekly Torch 80 and 81 Westminister Fellowship 102 Women ' s Athletic Association 93 W.A.A. Leaders 180 and 181 W.A.A. Sports 182 to 189 W.S.S.F 1 lOond 11 1 Young Farmers 89 fr emod and I loteA s tu toaraph a rapt w -. I . - • ' sMu toarciphs tu toarapkd JL to 9 ra P L


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