George Rogers Clark High School - Powder Horn Yearbook (Whiting, IN)

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SMOKEY MARTICH . ’ ' . y A - ' V i... ' U ' - . •- .. teMemM POWDER HORN Published by the Publications Department of the George Rogers Clark High School, Hammond, Indiana Arthur Powell, Editor-in-Chiei Donna Stumph, Subscription Manager Ted Wiley, Advertising Manager Mr. Max Beaty, Publications Director GEORGE ROGERS CLARK H. S. HAMMOND POWDER HORN RV x - Good citizenship, scholarship f spor ation, loyalty , charity . and courtesy U virtues which the organizations of our sc ho ■ ■■■ ' y . !• ' ; - - i- ift;-’;: . ' Because they are so diversified in purposes and activi- ' : 0- v- ,V ' - i . ' ■ R s - 1 ' V es, there is at least one of which each student should be an . .V ' .;. eager, active, secure member. There is a club or organization for everyone. To these character builders which strive for individual expression, to these educators which elaborate on the know- ledge already gained in regular classes, to these clubs and organizations our Potvder Horn is dedicated. . - - iss SSkmsis. j . • i -iTftJiriifffiiiflrr-i • gfp- ' W r- Zke Zkree Seasons at George Rogers Clark On the next page are three pictures of George Rogers Clark School depicting the three seasons during which the school is in session. The top one shows a fall scene; the middle one, winter; and the bottom, spring. In the fall the students, fresh from a summer’s vacation, start the long journey which they must make through the year. As winter sets in, they are in the full swing of activities; and by spring, they put the finishing touches to their assignments. No matter what season it is at Clark, though, students may be found working hard on their school work and extra-curricular activities. Classes With an emphasis upon world peace and the building of individual charac- ter, all nations are striving to better world conditions. Each member of the various classes at Clark endeavors to gain this desire by accumulating know- ledge to establish himself in a just society. Through co-operation and hard work in class events, each student rea- lizes that many goals which are bigger and better than his own may be attain- ed for the benefit of all. Page Twelve Our Principal PRINCIPAL Mr. R. B. Miller For fifteen years Principal R. B. Miller has been guiding George Rogers Clark High School past numerous difficulties. Busy as he is in administrating to the needs of the school, Mr. Miller, known as " prince-of-a- pal,” is always ready to help and encourage students by a cheerful smile, sound advice, and pleasant words. Miss Pearl Yocham and Mr. Paul Wilkin- son share the office of guidance conselors at Clark in directing the curriculum and activities of the students. The Board of School Trustees, composed of five members elected for a four year term, is in charge of operating the entire Ham- mond Public School System. Under the leadership of Superintendent Lee L. Caldwell, the present board consists of Mr. Walter Thornton, president; Mr. Charles N. Scott, secretary; Mr. Columbus Smith, treasurer; Dr. Henry Eggers and Mr. Archie Spoerner, members-at-large; and Mr. Gerald A. Gillett, attorney. GUIDANCE COUNSELORS Miss Pearl Yocham and Mr, Paul Wilkinson I S T R A T I O N Mrs. Mabel Brown, Miss Dolores Cross, and Miss Melba Johnson supervise the office and along with the help of the student workers take care of the secretarial needs of the faculty and students. Their loyalty to Clark, friendliness, efficiency, and willingness to help at all times provide a cheerful atmos- phere in the school office, where much business is transacted during the entire day. BOARD OF EDUCATION Top row : Mr Lee L. Caldwell (superintendent), Mr Walter Thornton (president), and Mr. Charles N. Scott (secretary). Bottom row: Mr. Columbus Smith (treasurer). Dr. Henry Eggers, and Mr. Archie Spoerner Page Thirteen Faculty Members Mr. Emerson Aldrich, Mr. Arvo Antilla, Mr. Max Beaty, Miss Leah Booth, Miss Dorthy Clark, Miss Joan Cough lan. Miss Oza Cunningham, Miss Helen Day, Mrs. Rebekah Eddy, Mr. Darwin Eret, Mr. Arthur Erickson, Miss Winifred Forsyth, Mr. Joe Franklin, Miss Clellah Griffin, Miss Hazel Holland, Miss Edna Howe, Miss Margaret Ide, Miss Ida Iversen, Miss Emily Johnson Miss Leota Kenzie, Miss Harriet Lake, Miss Carolyn Lambert, Miss Elizabeth Lyle, Mr. Edwin Martin, Miss Veva Me A tee, Mr. Kenneth Myers, Miss Beatrice Northstrum, Miss Wilma Range, Mr. Edward Shields, Miss Harriette Shoemaker, Mr. Carlyle Snider, Miss Catherine White, Mr. Paul Wilkinson, Miss Bernice Williamson, Mrs. Shirley Wilson, Miss Pearl Yocham, and Mr. Henry Zcvcnhouse. Besides carrying on their regular class work teachers have often helped students find their way through perplexing problems and difficulties. For this reason the faculty members at Clark are not just teachers, but friends to the students. In addition to this many of the teachers act as sponsors for the numerous clubs in school. Combining a love of teaching with a fine sense of humor and a sincere interest in the physical and mental health of each student, our teachers have done their part in keeping the George Rogers Clark Creed — ' To the best of our ability we shall en- deavor to faithfully serve our school. Honor and uphold its name. Strive for high scholarship, citizenship, and sportsmanship. ” ■■■ Page Fourteen y F a c u I t Although our teachers could have left Clark for higher paying jobs in industry, many of them faithfully remained in school. Several instructors were added to the GRC faculty this year. Included among them were Mr. Emerson Aldrich, mathematics teacher and assistant football and basketball coach; Miss Dorothy Clark and Miss Harriette Shoe- maker, English instructors; Mrs. Rebekah Eddy, Latin teacher; Miss Leota Kenzie, physical education advisor; and Mrs. Shirley Wilson, nurse. Because of the resignation of Mr. Max W. Beaty, former Publications Director, Mrs. Doris Fuller was obtained as journalism instructor. As their social activities the teachers held their annual banquet at Christmas and their spring picnic in May. Seniors 1944 In the fall of 1943 GRC welcomed the freshman, the Class of ’47. Under the guid- ance of Miss Ida Iversen, the students chose Jim Eggers, president; Bob Tallman, vice- president; Sally Roberts, secretary; and Arthur Powell, treasurer. The " Freshies” made known their ' enthu- siasm and perserverance by topping the magazine subscription drive. The first social function of the class was a Freshman mixer. Their initial school dance, " The Victory Stamp,” followed. 1945 Under the leadership of President Paul Voreacos, Vice-President Dave Roberts, Sec- retary Donna Stumph, and Treasurer Mack Foreman, the sophomores prepared for their Thanksgiving dance, " The Cranberry Crawl.” The class abandoned tradition to select its motto, flower, and colors in the sophomore year. The class history was recorded as it was made. 1946 As the junior year became a reality, the class elected Dave Roberts, president; Art Gasenica, vice-president; Mary Jane Quinn, secretary; and Joe Dolak, treasurer. Following the " Valentine Vamp,” the class 19 4 7 dance, the junior play, a comedy named " Help Yourself,” became another noteworthy success. Breaking tradition, the class held the prom, " Moonbeam Mist,” at Madura’s Danceland, June 7. 1947 Feeling that once again capable offiicers would help them accept the responsibility of leadership, the Senior Class named Ted Wiley, president; Mack Foreman, vice-presi- dent; Donna Faye Stumph, secretary; and Arthur Powell, treasurer. The class presented its Christmas dance, " Winter Wonderland,” without an orchestra. " Double Door,” a mystery drama, proved a hit. Twins Sally and Dave Roberts were the DAR winners. For the first time in GRC history co-vale- dictorians were named. They were Ted W iley and Bill Vobach. And so as another graduating class passes through the portals of George Rogers Clark, it will proceed into the hazy expectations of the future, but the Class of ' 47 has left its indelible mark in the history of its Alma Mater. SENIOR OFFICERS SPONSOR Standing: Edwin Wiley (president), Miss Ida Iversen (sponsor), Arthur Powell (treasurer). Seated: Mack Foreman (vicc-presi- den), Donna Faye Stumph (secre- tary). Page Sixteen THOMAS C. HERBERT GLENN OWEN ALBERTSON BAHLKE BANKS FLORENCE LOIS ERNEST BARTON BATES BAY US JOAN JEAN FRANK J. BECKMAN BENNETT BILKA Page Seventeen Seniors of 1947 Lois Foster and Bernadine Bon- czyk check maps to gain more information of Spanish-speaking countries to give to their club Mary Olenus and Joan Farley practice putting make-up on Rose- marie Kosior before trying the real thing. MIL W. RUTH MARIE MAGDALEN CECELIA JEANNINE UKSAR BURGESS BUROSH CAMPBELL IOWARD CHARLES ROBERT JOHN JOSEPH EVERETT GAGE ANNER CERAJEWSKI CHRISTOF CRIPPEN [ IIRLEY ELAINE JOSEPH DOLAK JOE J. HELEN IHEUR DOMASICA DREW Page Nineteen DONALD D. GLENN JOAN WILLIAM ROSS EDDY EGGERS FARLEY FAUGHN THERESA MARIE WILLIAM PAT MACK G. FIEDLER FIGLER FILAS FOREMAN LOIS JEAN PROSPER E. WILLIAM M. ARTHUR J. FOSTER FRANCHIMONT FURTAK GASENICA Page Twenty DOROTHY MAE JAMES lOEBEL GROSHANS OE W. ROY ADAM SULVAS HANSEN RANK W. MARY LOU -11 LL HOGGATT Page T wen ty -one Seniors of 1947 Edior Arthur Powell in- forms the members of the editor staff of an important addition to the Pioneer News. Lois Bates and Donna Stumph watch while Betty Pivarnik adds headlines to the PN stencil. Seniors of 1947 Julius Sudinski, Steve Kristoff, and Bob Tallman listen to a guest speaker at one of their Hi-Y meetings. Robert Cerajewski, Jean Bennett, Shirley Templeton, and Florence Barton discuss current news topics in the Forum Club. BILL HENRY H. HORLBECK HORLBECK VIOLET H. FLORENCE HORNYAK HOTCHKISS GENEVIEVE DOROTHY ANNE HUDAK JAMES Page Twenty tuu IRENE ELAINE NORMAN DOUGLAS DOLORES J. JEFCHAK JONES JORDON KAUCHAK ROBERT J. MARY ANN LUNETTA LORRAINE ANN KAUCHAK KEKELIK KESSLER KILDUSKI GAY STANLEY LA VERNE CHARLOTTE EVERETT MELVIN KILKEARY KOESTER KOMPIER KORTOKRAX Page Twenty-three BARBARA JEAN ROSEMARIE A. DONALD KOSIOR KOSIOR KRAUSE FRANCIS PAUL KRAUSKY STEVEN EMERY ROGER KRISTOFF KROUSH ROSEMARY T. ABEL KUBAYKO KUKUCH GEORGE MARKUS Pane Twenty-four FRANK MARTIN LONG DONALD L. McCOY DOLORES MALLOY Pciye Twenty-five MICHAEL MARTICH SARA ELAINE MILLER JOHN MINDAS BARBARA JEAN MILLER MARIAN MILLO LUCILLE MARIE MUROVICH Some of the cast prepare for their The four Clark drum majorettes parts at an initial rehearsel of dramatic strike an impressive pose in their scene. marching uniforms. Varsity linemen dress for a pre- game practice in order to improve their pigskin tactics. Members of the baseball team put on their uniforms to participate in an important game. k-r ✓ m Page Twenty-six JUANITA NAUCH MARY OLENUS WALTER PANASUK DOLORES E. NEVILLE ELAINE OSBORNE YOLANDA M. PASZTOR THERESA ROSE GEORGE EUGENE MARY BETTY JANE PAVLOVIC PETERS PETIACH PETROVICH CHARLES PETROVICH LOIS JEAN BETTY LOU ARTHUR JAMES PIERCE PIVARNIK POWELL HELEN A. POWELL DONALD A. MARY JANE DAVID NOEL PRAHLOW QUINN ROBERTS Page T uenty-seien SARAH ASH WAYNE MARY ELIZABETH JOSEPH A. ROBERTS ROBERTS RUEBHAUSEN RUEFF, JR. JO ANN SHIRLEY MAE CAROL HENRIETTA RUNICK SASS SCHMITTEL SCHUHRKE ERNEST LOUIS GEORGE E. JOSEPH JACK W. SCIACERO SEMANCIK SISKA SLINGSBY Page Twenty-eight HALMERS MARILYN (1ITH SMITH NN THERESE HELEN J. )LTIS SOTAK ARIAN |. LOUISE ■IARICH SPEAKS P e I ' uenty-nine Seniors of 1947 A few of the band members get together to smooth up some rough spots in a musical composition. A string section of the orchestra practices before combining its efforts with the entire group. Seniors of 1947 Football reserve members, Domasica, Horlbeck, Slingsby, and Albertson, contemplate a hold on the ball. Varsity players practice for a game. George Peters is guarding Forward Prosper Franchimont. SPERO STAMOS TOAN MARIE STANISH DONNA FAYE JULIUS STUMPH SUDINSKI Page SHIRLEY TEMPLETON T hirty ROBERT L. TALLMAN KENNETH THOMAS MARGARET E. TOLLEY BERNARD T. TUMID ALSKY RICHARD TUMIDALSKY GEORGE VALISKA PAUL VLADIKA WILLIAM H. PAUL H. VOBACH VOREACOS JUANITA JUNE MARLENE L. EDWIN P. WALKER WALKO WILEY JACK WINSTON Page T hirty-one Page T hlrty-two ANNE PATRICIA WTZBICKI MARGARET MARY YAGER THE JUNIOR PROM " Moonbeam Mist,’’ the name of the prom sponsored by the Class of 1947, was held Friday, June 6, 1946, at Madura’s Danceland for the first time in the history of the school. Approximately one hundred and forty couples danced from 9 until 12 p.m. to the music of Wally Humphries and his orchestra and enjoyed a very wonderful evening at this formal social dance. An over-all picture of couples dancing at last year’s prom present scene of gaity for those who attended. The Junior and Senior Class presidents and their prom dates are Al Kwiatowski, Hazel Andersen, Dave Roberts, and Janie Quinn. SENIOR CANDID P I X ' S Stage Crew: Preparations such as these take form before any per- formance at Clark can be presented. Here the boys set up sets. GAC: Mary Lou Hoggatt gets ready to kick the soccer ball as the others prepare to follow up in a GAC game. Speech: Madge Burosh helps Bar- bara Miller rehearse a reading to be given at a speech tourney. Debate: Frank Hill, Bill Vobach and Joe Rueff concentrate their efforts on reviewing their debate cases. Track: Don Prahlow, Joe Mindas, and Richard Blastick prepare to sprint for a practice run. Football Backfield: Backfieldmen of the football team take a refresh- ing shower after a trying practice session. Physics Club: Interested in the study of matter, these Physics Club members are demonstrating some experiments. Wrestling: Bob Kauchak acts as a referee as Vernon Brackett and Dave Roberts prepare to break. Page Thirty-three SENIOR CLASS PRESENTS . . . Page Thirty- jour ‘DOUBLE DOOR” Upper left : Don Eddy congratulates Doug Jordon upon his marriage to Betty Petkovich. Top Center : Marilyn Smith is powerles to resist the dominance of Madge Burosh who portrays Victoria Van Bret, a mentally ill spinster. Upper right: Don Prahlow reads a document to the Van Bret sisters in the presence of the butler, Arthur Powell. ★ Lower left : Victoria’s mind collapses as she enviously holds onto the family heirloom — a priceless pearl necklace — while members of the supporting cast amazedly watch. Lower right: Victoria’s evil plot to retain the family jewels is disclosed to the entire family and friends. Pegc Thirty- five JUNIORS tim, OFFICERS AND SPONSOR ' ( ffljMRifllkd French (treasurer), Carlyn mbert (sponsor), Bob lemaljn (vij p-president) . d : BeTnadi ie Dolak (secretary), Phil i ' tnigN (president Ar- Theresa Barrix, Jerry Fourth row: Dorothy Bednar, Mary Lou Benak, George Benetich, Gloria Benetich, James Benetich, Elincr Berdis, Bcrnadine Biel, Mike Bilka Fifth row: Leonard Blastick, Richard J. Blastick, Robert Blastick, Nancy Blood, Helen Bodnar, Raymond Borto, Marilyn Brady, Joan Bunchek Sixth row: Mary Linda Burnett, Sally Clark, Delores Companik, Carol Corbin, Sally Lou Creswell, Betty Curry, Bob Davidson, Pat Davidson Seventh row: Dorothy Demkovich, Tom Dimmock, Bernadine Dolak, Irene Dominik, Allen Doris, Anna Mae Dvorscak, John Dziengiel, Pat Easter Eighth row: Ted Economou, Theodora Economou, Martha Emolovich, Jo Ann Endres, Mercedes Erickson, Herbert Ettcr, Eleanor Feeney, David Fisher Ninth row: Don Fitz, Art Fortcner, Helen Fortener, Richard French, Richard Galambos, Marjorie Gallagher, Lillian Gascnica, Ray Geffert Tenth row: Arlene George, Rita Gil- man, Pat Girman, Loretta Goginski, Nancy Graham, Shirley Gruener, Pat Hadley, Walter Hadley Eleventh row: Bob Hannemann, Don Hanncmann, Helen Hanusin, Jimmy Harden, Eloise Haugh, Phyllis Hein, Fred Hlebasko, Joe Hmurovic Twelfth row: Anna Lee Hodge, Bev- erly Hoppe, Dorothy Horst, Mary Ann Huspek, Anna Rose Ihnat, Royal Is- berg, Arthur Jacobs, Florence Jansky Page Thirty-six Top row : Florence Kaicky, Ray Kammer, Louis Kaplan, Merle Kister, Alice Kekelik, Clifford Render, Robert Klepach, Bill Korcnchik, Peter Koushiafes. Second row: Dolores Kowal- ski, Dan Krc, Thomas Kric- ger, Eugene Kristoff, Richard Kristoff, Veronica Krutilla, Joe Labus, Ted Lampa, Jcannine Lange. Third row: Eddie Langohr, Ed Leisgc, Helen Levcnt, dfcverett Levitt, Virginia Lewis, Evelyn Lollock, Betty Longfclloyv, Albert Lorenscn, Fred Lukmann Fourth row: Carl Madura, George Mandas, Gordon Mc- Arthur, Elsie McCrea, Bruce McNeil, Edward Meier, Joan Mcldahl, Le cMetcalf, Lucille Mikuly Fifth row: Florence Miller, Frank Mish, Steve Mizerik, Richard Moore, Curtis Mour- field, Arthur Musgrove, Richard Narta, Tom Nelson, Mary Helen Oak Sixth row: Benedict Olio, Bruce Osborne, Ernest Pal- agyi, Dolores Paunicka, Betty Ann Pavlovich, Marjorie Peterson, Irene Pivarnik, Ralph Porter, John Progar. Seventh row: Allen Rankin, Donna Ralph, Virginia Ro- berts, John Rosaschi, Bill Saliga, Erma Sampson, Dale Schroeder, Lorraine Sejna, Dolores Seehauscn. Eight row: Jeane Shabi, Lan- clta, Simmons, Shirley Sin- nett, Ann Smaluk, Charles Smith, James Smitka, Marie Stankovic, Ann Frances Stasny, Mary Stavros Ninth row: Dorothy Stawit- ckc, Warren Stawitcke, Mar- guerite Striko, Arnold Studer, Norbert Sudinski, Richard Szczudlak, Bernard Szypzak, Robert Tolley, Joe Tomko Tenth row: Alice Trebs. Helen Unger, Howard Ussel- man, Sue Valiska, Veronice Vill, Eugenia Voreacos, Del- phine Walczak, Donald War- zyniak, Phil Wetnight ElcrentJj row: Martha Ann Whelan, Don Widiger, Ann Wilkinson, Louise Young, Florence Yuhas, Arliss Zah- rndt, Rose Marie Zekar,, Leo Zclcnack, Anna Mae Zvijak. SOPHOMORES OFFICERS AND SPONSOR Standing: Norm Banas (vice-president), Arthur Clark (treasurer), Evelyn Latiak (secretary). Seated : Fred Eberly (president), Miss Emily Johnson (sponsor) Top row : Lorraine Adams, Don Aichcr, Dorothy Arauz Second row: Norm Banas, Jack Barnett, Dolores Benak Third row: Louis Biedron, Rosetta Blacklock, Alfred Blahunka Fourth row: Mary Ellen Blasko, Bev- erly Blastic, Richard Boback, Julia Bodnar, Frank Bokori, Ruth Brazina, Altha Brown Fifth row: Charles M. Brown, Martha Brozovich, Marilyn Bucher, Erwin Campbell, Oliver Campbell, Joe Car- pen, Zita Catchur Sixth row: Roberta Cherechinsky, Arthur Clark, Noble Clark, Bruce Cox, Gloria Darby, Raydell Davis, Bob Dehenes. Seventh row: Betty Dheur, Robert Drach, William Dunfee, John Dzur- oveik, Marianne Dzurovcik, Fred Eberly, Wilma Ellington Eighth row: Lorraine Emolovich, Elaine Endres, Karylc Evans, Joe Fas- iang, James Fauth, Marlene Fehrman, James Figler. Ninth row: Patricia Fitzpatrick, Caro- lyn Foster, Jo Ann Foser, Florence Franko, Margaret Furtyo, James Gold- ing, Sheila Goldstein Tenth row: Stella Gonsiorowski, Del- bert Gootee, Gene Gronowski, Joan Guy, Esther Hanchar, Bonnie Harms, Bill Haskins. Eleventh row: George Helm, Donald Henry, John Hertzfeldt, Doris Hill. Mildred Hlavach, Conway Hotchkiss, Janice Hrapchak Twelfth row: Jcanninc Hrapchak, Rose Marie Isberg, Michael Janik, John Jansky, Geraldine Jerzyk, Geraldine Kamin, Don Kania Page Thirty-eight Top row: Dorothy Kauchak, James Kessler, Marian Koliada, Eugene Korne- lik, Patricia Kowalski, Margaret Kris- toff, John Kriston Second row : John Krull, Lorraine Kulasak, John Kulik, Lodie Labda, Dorothy Laffoon, Evelyn Latiak, Shir- ley Lockridge Third row : Gloria Lukas, Peggy Lynch, Loretta Malatin, Robert Malone, Betty Matalik, Bryon McClure, Donald Miles Fourth row: Robert Miller, Mary Murzyn, Kenneth Nettles, Geraldine Obuch, John Onderko, Barbara Palagyi, Mary Ann Palcnik Fifth row: Mary Pappas, Elaine Pavel- check, Rosemary Paylo, Bernice Per- hach, Marilyn Petrigan, Elizabeth Pike, Jack Piotrowski Sixth row: Ray Pratt, Julie Quigg, Mike Quigg, Darrel Quigley, La Wanda Quisenberry, Helen Ray, Mike Ribo- vich Seventh row: Fay Richer, Bill Ringgen- berg, Ronald Schoknecht, Rollin Shoe- maker, John Sinai, Edward Siska, Mildred Skrabak Eighth row: Frances Slater, Allyn Smith, Dana Smith, James Smith, Cathryn Snell, Alicia Snyder, Helen Soltis Ninth row: Mary Sotak, Leo Sredzinski, Laurel Stanton, AnncStolarz, Angeline Striko, Nancy Sutherland, Edward Svitck Tenth row: Joe Tabory, Harry Tail- man, Anna Tkach, Bill Udchitz, Martha Ullrich, Scve Vargo, Don Vogel Eleventh row: Paul Wetnight, Joseph Wichlinski, Don Wilson, Roy Wilson, Alan Witt, Ray Wolencfowski, Pat Wright Twelfth row: Nancy Young, Dolores Zack, Betty Zehme Page Thirty-nine FRESHMEN OFFICERS AND SPONSOR Eddie Allison (president), Donna Kaban (treasurer), Miss Hazel Holland (sponsor), Ella Rhee Kissen (secretary), Richard Mc- Claughry (vice-president). Top row : Robert Adams, Eddie Allison Second row: Dolores Antkowiak, William Bauer Third row: Fred Behrens, Pat Benko Fourth row: John Bilka, Mary Bobalik, Stanley Boleck, Lyndell Bollhorst, Jimmy Bonczyk Frank Bond Fifth row: Anthony Brenkus, Arnold Brown, Robert Brown, Loretta Brzycik, Ruthann Campbell, Rosalyn Chalko Sixth row: Charlene Clark, Earl Clark, Joan Companik, Grace Courtright, George Cranor, Richard Cravens Seventh row: Bob Csvcrcsko, Donald Dodge, Leona Dudas, Florence Dziengiel, Pauline Economou, Marjory Elo Eighth row: Cynthia Elster, Theresa Fasiang. Virgil F aught, Barbara Fauth, Jerome Figuly, Joan Filas Ninth row: Michael Franko, Shirley Ann Franks, Juanita Freeman, Joseph Gasinski, Esther Giffin, Barbara Hein Tenth row: William Hoppe, Evelyn Ignatuk, Glen Ingraham, Bridgette Jankowski, Andrew Jusko, Donna Kaban Eleventh row: Eugene Kammer, Bob Kauchak, Avila Kiekenapp, Irwin King, Ella Rhee Kissen, Patricia Klee ' Twelfth row: Fred Krause, Felicia Kubacki, Jo Ann Kubayko, Jonathan Kuzminski, Mary Ann Lattak, John Leisge Page Forty Toft row: H Jen Lclito, Alice Lesperance, Anthony Lissy, Rose Marie Lucska, Vernon Lynn, Robert Marvel Second row: Richard McClaughry, Shirley McKibben, Gerald McReynolds, Patricia Mer- ko, Agnes Mihalov, Clifford Mitchell. Third row: Edwin Mucha, Jo Ann Mullins, Johnette Nauch, Betty Nisle, Edith Oaks, Walter Obuch Fourth row: Kathryn Olcnus, George Owczar- zak, Bessie Pakan, Jeannette Patrick, Rose Pazdur, Dorothy Peters Fifth row: Andy Philebaum, Carolyn Poppen, Marcia Rankin, Ruth Rapchak, Lorraine Regeski, Rosemary Richlik Sixth row: Nancy Roessncr, Eugene Rolph, Grace Sampson, Frank Sanusky, Adeline Schuhrkc, Rose Marie Schuhrke Seventh row: John Sciacero, Richard Scnchak, Geraldine Sharo, Edward Sichak, Mary Sinai, Mary Smerck Eighth row: Gordon Smith, Jean Smith, Edward Smutniak, Mary Ann Sotak, Jerry Stamos, Pete Stamos Ninth row: Wayne Stiller, William Sullivan, Caroline Swenson, Eleanor Talabay, Franklin Thomas, William Thornborrow Tenth row: Lawrence Tomczak, Bill Ullrich, Helen Valiska, Gladys Vavrck, Mary Vladika, Raleigh Vobach Eleventh row: Betty Volom, Thomas White, Richard Whitworth, Veronica Wiezbicki, Betty Jane Yasko, Mary Ann Zagrocki Twelfth row: Edward Zahrndt, Fabian Zas- kowski, Lola Zeleznik, Lucille Zubay, Donald Zurbriggen, Dolores Zvojak Page Forty-one CANDIDLY CANVA Page forty -two The Clark- Whiting annual cage game opens season play .... Ebbie Levitt makes a sizable gain for the Pioneer eleven .... Students entering the GRC school watch the photographer take their picture .... Young- sters hasten their journey to school .... Children play on the playground during recess period .... Betty Petkovich leads the fans in a Clark cheer . . . .Mike Martich and Mary Ann Kekelik practice radio sending . . . . Mike Andel, Pioneer cageman, runs for a loose ball .... Prosper Franchimont, outstanding hardwood player, drives in for a GRC lay-up and two points .... Sally Roberts, Betty Lou Pivarnik, and Jo Ann Runick pose for the photographer . . . . Marlene Walko, Ruth Burgess, and Joan Stanish finish work on a Red Cross project .... Joe Dolak attempts to smother the basketball in his arms on the home floor . . . . The GRC school provides a scenic picture for the photographer .... George Peters, diminuivc Pioneer guard, lets go his famous one-handed shot .... Mr. Max Beaty shows some football statistics to Mr. Bob King Hammond High’s basketball mentor .... GRC tracksters prepare for the state track meet .... Harold Morris (fourth from the left) became Clark’s only state winner as he won the 220-yard dash in 1946 . . . . Principal R. B. Miller attends a banquet dinner. S I N G CLARK CLASSES Activities Clark’s tvell balanced school pro- gram provides numerous clubs and or- ganizations for its students. These make up the main part of the extra- curricular activities at G R C. The students are encouraged to take part in some club , for it is the active person xvho gets ahead. Close relationship, cooperation, and responsibility are gained by participation in these clubs. It is through active membership that the students become true Pioneers of Clark. m Top row : Mikuly, McKibben, Franks, Gasenica, Benko, Camp- bell, Swenson, Kissen, Lynch, Kaban, Vladika, Gallagher, Gra- ham, Erickson, Horst, Skrabak, Hrapchak, Bednar, Biel, Theo- dora Economou, Andersen, Gir- man, George Second row : Goebel, Pappas, Ruebhausen, Hanusin, Gilman, Barrix, Scchauscn, Pierce, Shabi, Miller, Goginski, Feeney, Haugh, Easter, Peterson, Blood, Dudas, Fauth, Dolak, Freeman First row: Burgess, Quigg, Ray, Guy, Filas, Richlik, Miss Mar- garet Ide (sponsor), Olenus, Poppcn, Sampson, Sinai, Dzur- oveik, Sass Y- T E E N S The Y-Teens, one of the largest organizations in the school formerly known as the Girl Re- serves, seeks to uphold its members to the main purpose of the club — Service. Under the new point system, the girls are required to render some service to make them- selves worthy of membersrhip in this nation- wide organization. Ten members, seven seniors and three juniors, earned Y-Teen pins. A few of the club’s services included collect- ing old clothes for the needy, sending gifts to the orphans at Christmas, donating appropriat- ions for the reconstruction of the YWCA in war-torn countries, and presenting the annual Easter assembly, a movie entitled " Keys of the Kingdom.” An impressive candlelight service for the- initiation of new members was one of the high- lights of the club ' s social activities. Other social events consisted of an annual fall picnic, Hi-Y- Y-Teen party, and an after-game dance. For the first time night meetings were held monthly. During the month of March the officers and several members of the club attended the Northern Indiana Y-Teen Conference at Elk- hart, Indiana, which was sponsored by the Young Women’s Christian Association. The girls acquired various ideas which proved help- ful in planning the coming year’s program. Miss Margaret Ide, sponsor, and Miss Leah Booth and Miss Edna Howe assisted the girls in their projects and activities. Leading the members in their services this year were Sally Roberts, president; Madge Burosh, vice-president; Jo Ann Runick, secre- tary; Sally Lou Creswell, treasurer; Mary Linda Burnett, program chairman; and Roma Atchi- son, social chairman. New officers were chosen to head the group for the next year in the early part of March, Page Forty -six and they were installed at the April noon luncheon. Dorothy Adams, Eugenia Voreacos, Donna Ralph, Roma Atchison, Lillian Gasenica, and Bernadine Dolak were those chosen to the respective offices of president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, and members-at-large. Senior members of the club attended a tea given by the intraclub council in the Hammond YWCA in May. All schools of the Calumet District were invited and they participated in the entertainment. The intra-club council of Hamond, which meets monthly, is made up of representatives of every regional school, and it is organized for the purpose of guiding and uniting the Y-Teens of the city. Bernadine Dolak was chosen as the Clark Y-Teen representative to attend a state con- ference this summer. This affair is held at Camp Mack in Warsaw, Indiana. M b « f i i m r i y m _ jj ■ MfaMfj Mr ml MX I Fl v i fa f -Jpn ' 1 ’ ' »| f Top row : Jefchak, Franko, Pazdur, Ullrich, Kauchak, Blastic, Arauz, Ellington, Chercchinsky, Bodnar, Young, Kamin, Hanchar, Furtyo, Sally Clark, Artim Oak, Nisle, Lucska, Charlene Clark, Mihalov, Murzyn, Dziengiel, Bonczyk, Unger Second roll ' s Pauline Economou, Johnette Nauch, Kiekenapp, Caroyln Foster, Snell, Sutherland, Meldahl, Trebs, Pivarnik, Osborne, Stumph, Beckman, Pctkovich, Chalko, Joan Companik, Faunicka, Brady, Bene- tich, Berdis, Davidson, Walko First row: Wizbicki, Smith, Hus- pek, Hoppe, Atchison (member-at- large), Runick (secreary), Roberts (president), Burosh (vice-presi- dent), Creswell (treasurer), Bur- nett (member-at-large), Adams, Corbin, Buncheck 7 op row: Ralph, Voreacos, Vine, Brown, Quisenberry, Kowalski, Is- berg, Latiak, Elaine Endres, Pavel- chak, Lois Foster, Evans, Goldstein, Snyder, Mary Ann Kekelik, Alice Kekelik, Lollock, Lukas, Harms, Koliada, Stanish, Mis, Ann Soltis, Wilkinson, Young Second row: Kilduski, Matalik, Pay- lo, Mary Sotak, Zubay, Yasko, Stanton, Jo Ann Kubayko, Vavrck, I empleton, Rosemarie, Kosior, Pav- lovic, Hudak, Tolley, Butcher, Fitzpatrick, Juanita Nauch, Rose- mary Kubayko, Barbara Kosior, Snarich, Helen Sotak, Pasztor, Quinn First row: Stasny, Kalicky, Klee, Blacklock, Lockridgc, Miller, Miss Edna Howe (sponsor), Oak, Stolarz, Jcrzyk, Tkach, Kristoff, Pike Prfgr Forty-seven FORUM CLUB At the beginning of the year all juniors and seniors were invited to become members of the Forum Club for the purpose of discussing modern, social, and economic problems and facing the true ideals of democracy. With Mr. Arthur Erickson as sponsor, the program committee presented documentary films and guest speakers from many professions. The officers for the year were Joe Rueff, president; Ted Wiley, vice-president, who acted as program chairman; Dolores Malloy, secre- tary; and Elaine Osborne, treasurer. Among the important speakers were Miss Olga Schubkegel, who spoke on " The Relation- ship of Art to Everday Life;” four students from the University of Chicago’s round table dis- cussion groups, who presented a program giving the effects of strikes upon the public; Mr. Charles Davis, manager of the Northern Indiana Social Security Board, whose speech was entitled " Why Social Security and What It Means to You;” and Dr. Mary Gorton, phychiatrist. Their social contributions to the school and money-making projects consisted of several dances after both football and basketball games. Top row: Harry Tallman, Erwin Campbell, Wetnight, Bob Hannemann, Argus, Harden, Golding, Hertzfeldt, Kubeck, Krc, Ettcr, Lorenzen, Onderko, Lukmann, Isberg, Quigley, Helm, Ringgenberg, Moore, Cox, Oliver Campbell, Clark, Koushiafes Third row: Julius Sudinski, Fisher, Norbert Sudinski, Witt, Bahlke, Tumidalsky, Krause, Winston, Rueff, Voreacos, Wiley, Jones, Fitz, French, Hill, Prahlow, Franchimont, Peters, Rosaschi, Krieger, Steve Kristoff Second row: Vobach, Jordon, Long, Slingsby (secretary), Mr. Arthur Erickson (sponsor), Smith (vice- president), Mr. Paul Wilkinson (sponsor), Roberts (president), Mr . Emerson Aldrich (sponsor), Bob Tallman (treasurer), Eddy (chaplain), Powell, Nelson First row: Hadley, Economou, Osborne, McCoy, Piotrowski, Malone, Miller, Jacobs, Carpen, Eugene Kristoff, Vladika, Mandas, Don Hannemann Albertson, Adams, Andersen, Atchison, Bahlke, Baranowski, Barton, Barrix, Bayus, Beckman, G. Benetich, J. Benctich, Ben- nett, Bcrdis, Bilka, Blastick, Blood, Boyd, Brackett, Brady, Bunchck, Burgess, Burnett, Burosh, Campbell, Cerajewski, Christoff, Corbin, Creswell, Crippen, Csversko, Curry, Davidson, B. Dolak, J. Dolak, Domasica, Dominik, Drew Easter, Theodora F.conomou, Theodore Economou, Emolovich, Endres, Erickson, Etter, Faughn, Feeney, Figler, Filas, Fit ., Fore- man, Foster, Franchimont, Gal lagher, A. Gascnica, L. Gasen- ica, Goebel, Goginski, Gulvas, Hadley, Halgas, D. Hannc- mann, R. Hanncmann, Hansen, Hanusin, Haugh, Hill, Hoggatt, Hoppe, H. Horlbcck, W. Horl- beck, Hornyak, Horst, Ho- warth, Hotchkiss, Hudak, Hus- pek, Isaacs, Isberg, James, Jet- chak, Jones, Jordan, Kalicky, D. Kauchak, R. Kauchak, Kckclik, Kilduski, Kilkeary, Kocstcr, B. Kosior, R. Kosior, Koushiafes, Krausky, Krc, Kristoff, Kroush, Krutilla, Kubayko, Kukuch, Langohr, Levitt, Long, Luk- mann, Malloy, Mandas, MarcuSj Martich, McCoy, McCrea, Mc- Neill, Meldahl, B. Miller, E. Miller, F. Miller, Mindas, Mis, Murovich, Nauch, Nelson, Ne- ville, Oak, Olenus, Osborne, Panasuk, Paszor, Paunicka, Pav- lovic, Peters, Peterson, C. Pct- kovich, B. Petkovich, Pierce, Pivarnik, A. Powell, H. Powell, Prahlow, Quinn, Ralph, D. Roberts, S. Roberts, Ruebhau- sen, Rueff, Runick, Schroedtr Schuhrke, Sciacero, Sechausen, Scmanchik, Siska, Slingsby, C. Smith, M. Smith, Snarich, Soltis, Sotak, Stanish, Stasny, Stamos, Stumph, Sudinski, Tallman, Templeton, Thomas, Tolley, Trebs, Tumidalsky, Vladika, Vobach, E, Voreacos, P. Vorea- cos, Walko, Whelan, Wiley, Wilkinson, Wilson, Wizbicki, Young, Yuhas H i-Y " To create, maintain, and extend throughout the school and community high standards of Christian living” is the theme and purpose of the Hi-Y Club with a platform of " Clean speech, clean sportsmanship, clean scholarship, and clean living” to help carry out this purpose. Under the faculty sponsorship of Mr. Paul Wilkinson and Mr. Arthur Erickson and the leadership of David Roberts, president, the club began its activities in September with the annual " Get-Acquainted Dance”. Late in the year a group of the members traveled to Kokomo for the State Older Boys’ Conference. The Hi-Y initiated two new Hi-y Clubs in Lake County — one at Edison East Gary and the other at Crown Point. In February the election of officers for the 1947-48 was held. Don Hannemann was chosen as the new president. In the spring the Hi-Y sponsored two assemb- lies and the annual home-room basketball tournament. They also held a Father-and-Son Banquet for the first time which is intended to become an annual affair. Pd$c forty nine Top row: Ullrich, Furtyo, Charlene Clark, Longfellow, Curry, Elo, Perhach, Zubay, Pavlovich, Hanchar, Fauth, Blastick, Kristoff, Tkach, Brazina, Speaks, Neville, Jeannine Hrapchak. Third row: Pauline Economou, Lollock, Sally Clark, Hadley, McCrea, Kamin, Jerzyk, Franko, Olenus, Poppen, Ann Soltis, Endres, Malloy, Andersen, Theodora Economou, Obuch, Dudas,Kiekenapp Second row: Filas, Benko, Franks, Gasenica, Adams, Pierce, Janice Hrapchak, Helen Soltis, Kulasak, Zehme, Pakan, Vladika, Dzurovcik, Krutilla, Palenik, Levent, Evans, Catchur First row: Bunchek, Berdis, Brady, Easter, Haugh, Peterson, Pivarnik, (secretary), Dolak (vice-president), Miss Leota Kenzie (sponsor), Stavros (president), Davidson (treasurer), Vine (head-of-sports) , Pavlovic, Benetich, Kosior, Murzyn, Paunicka f GIRLS ATHLETIC CLUB The Girls’ Athletic Club provides fun and exercise for any girl who becomes a member. During the school year the girls participate in many sports, including softball, soccer, basket- ball, and volleyball. Every year awards are given for sportsman- ship, athletic ability, and mental attitude. The girls receiving these awards are chosen by the members. The 1946-47 GAC was under the direction of Miss Leota Kenzie, sponsor; Mary Stavros, president; Bernadine Dolak, vice-president; Irene Pivarnik, secretary; Pat Davidson, trea- surer; and Veronica Vine, head-of-sports. In May the club sponsored its annual girls’ home-room volleyball tourney. This gave each girl in high school regardless of membership in the club an opportunity to participate in this intra-mural contest. Miss Margaret Ide’s home room " 221”, captained by Dolores Paunicka emerged as the champions by defeating the Johnsons, 31 to 19. They painted and hung the names and numbers of Clark and visiting basketball players in the gym as one of their service projects of the year. They also sold refreshments. Page Fifty Top row: Quigley, Kaplan, Bauer, Domasica, Buksar, Eggers, Economou, Lorensen, Blastick, McCoy, Long, Cox, Sz.ypczak, Gulvas, Andel Third row: Vobach, Eberly, Kender, Kauchak, Fauth, Bobos, Horlbeck, Dolak, Slingsby, Mindas, Ettcr, Svitek, Rueff, Doris Second row: Porter, Labda, Blahunka, Usselman, Smith, Siska, Banas, Figler, Petkovich, Crippen, Jones, Roberts, Brackett First row: Hill, Peters, Langohr, Isberg, Franchimont (vice-president), Foreman (secretary-treasurer), Coach Joe Franklin (sponsor), Vorcacos (president), Krausky (sergeant-at-arms), Tumidalsky, Schroeder, Levitt, Gasenica C Club Composed of fifty-seven lettermen, the C Club, under the sponsorship of Coach Joe Franklin, became one of the most active organi- zations at Clark this year. At the annual " In and Out” game, the out- going seniors, captained by George Peters, won a 47-39 victory over next year’s basketball candidates, headed by Ralph Porter. For the first time in the history of Clark the C Club, guided by President Paul Voreacos, sold football programs to the sport fans at the Hammond High-Clark game. This netted the club a profit and gave the spectators greater enjoyment of the game. Besides sponsoring the " Sweater Hop,” its yearly dance, the C Club brought a movie called " The Gladiator” to Clark and held the annual Father-Son C Club Banquet at which honors were awarded to outstanding players. JUNIOR RED CROSS An organization worthy of merit is Clark’s Junior Red Cross, under the new leadership of Mrs. Shirley Wilson, a former Navy nurse. " Cupid’s Night,” the first dance ever to be sponsored by the Junior Red Cross, was held St. Valentine’s Day and proved to be a great success. Proceeds from the dance went into the Red Cross fund. For its main project this year the club adopted a polio ward at St. Catherine’s Hospital. Red Cross members made the children’s holidays brighter by sending letters, nut cups and favors, and cookies. In co-operation with the local branch of the National Red Cross Council, two afghans were completed and educational gift boxes were filled and sent to European countries in addition to many other services. In addition to being president of Clark’s Junior Red Cross, Nancy Graham holds the position of being president of the city-wide Junior Red Cross Council. Top row. Kekelik, Antilla, Bonczyk, Jefchak, Sechausen, Graham (president), Voreacos (vice-president), Pivarnik (secretary) Adams (treasurer), Mrs. Shirley Wilson (sponsor) Fifth row : Pappas, Pierce, George, Corbin, Bunchek, Lukas Fourth row. Laffoon, Ullrich, Oak, Ralph, Hoppe, Blastic, Olenus, Quigg Third row. Burgess, Miller, Sass, Paylo, Sotak, Matalik, Atchison, Wilkinson, Kilduski, Snarich, Murovich Second row. Gonsiorowski, Klee, Gallagher, Gasenica, Goginski Dolak, Economou, Brown, Slater First row: Swenson, Benetich, Pavlovic, Feeney, Barrix Whelan, Ray IlINNISB I »rv LIBRARY CLUB The Library Club, led by President Theresa Pavlovic and Miss Harriet Lake, sponsor, is one of the more active organizations of the school. The girls are assigned to work in the library either before or after school, or at noon. Each girl also works during a study period and one seventh period a week. The members’ duties are many and varied, and their aim is to make the library a service center for the school. A few of their duties are checking books in and out, repairing them, and passing out attendance slips. November 29 the Library Club held its first dance, " The Book Worm Ball.” The money earned from this dance is being used to buy books, magazines, and other materials for the library. The librarian, ten student helpers, and the principal of Morocco High School were the guests of Miss Lake and the members of the Library Club in April. The reason for their visit was to see how the work of our library is done, since it has been voted one of the outstanding school libraries in Indiana. Top row: Corbin, George, Pappas, Whelan, Martich, Stolarz, Bunchek, Gilman, Klee Second row : Lukas, Bcnetich, Obuch, Olcnus, Keister, Lollock, Dolak, Hadley, Shabi, Lewis First row : Feeney, Barrix, Stasny, (vice-president), Miss Harriet Lake (sponsor), Pavlovic (president), Kalicky (treasurer), Lange (secretary) Page Fifty-three Page Fifty- four Standing, back row : Murzyn, Wctnight, Levitt, Fitz, Kric- ger, Doris Standing : Erickson, Hoppe, Endres, Lorenzen, Studer, Koushiafes, Economou, Krc, Harden, Isbcrg, Quigley, Madura, Musgrove, Bob Hanncmann, Kozak, Klepach, Sudinski, Smitka, Schroeder, Lampa Seated: Wilkinson, James, Burnett, Galambos, Hill, Bahlke (assistant secretary- treasurer), Voreacos (secre- tary-treasurer), Don Han- nemann (president), Man- das (vice-president), Augus- tine, French, Bayus. (Aeronautics Division) Standing : Rankin, Saliga, Dimmock, Porter, Petkovich, Davidson, Kaplan, Bilka, Tolley, Geffert, Meier, Poru- byanski, Narta, Kristoff, Jacobs, Mish, Zclcnack, Ettcr Seated: Moore, Dziengiel, Borto, Humurovic, Auer, McNeill, Farley, Progar, Panasuk, Fortener, Albertson PHYSICS CLUB Amperes, volts, watts, cycles— These terms are a few of those which flow through the minds of Clark’s physicists. The Atom-mizers’ Club, guided by Don Hannemann, president, and Mr. Paul Wilkin- son, sponsor, first held organizational meetings at which they formed a constitution. In the course of the year members went on a tour through the Museum of Science and Industry during which several principles of physics were demonstrated and explained. The atom-mizers traveled to Youngstown Steel in the end of May. There they attended the open-house sponsored by the company and went on a sigh-seeing tour of the mill. Included in the tour were displays of products manu- factured there, views of the open-hearth and blast furnace, and other steps in the processing of steel. Also playing a vital part in the club’s activities was the showing of movies and slide films during the school term. These films had to do with subjects studied in the regular physics course. Along with the showing of movies, the club members gave individual re- ports on related subjects. Top row : Fitz, Jacobs, Condos, Galambos, Matusko, Studer, (vice-president), Hlebasko, Onderko, Martich (president), Economou Second row: Bonczyk, Cox, Quigley, Auer, Erickson, Murovich, Ann Wilkenson, James (secretary-treasurer), Kekelik Firs row: Mucha, Brackett, Brenkus, Krause, Ingraham, McClaughry, McReynolds, Voreacos, Ralph, Mr. Paul Wilkimon (sponsor) RADIO CLUB The Kilocycle Club, also sponsored by Mr. Paul Wilkinson, got an early start this year by the quick organization of one of the largest groups of students interested in radio during the club ' s history. The framing of a constitution and the election of officers were its first accomplishments. Under the guidance of Mike Martich, presi- dent, members spent the majority of the year learning Morse Code and listening to reports about radio given by themselves. Arnold Studer and Dorothy James were elected vice-president and secretary-treasurer, respectively. The principles of radio were futher explained to them at Tuesday night meetings with the aid of various movies and new equipment for radio sets. Regular radio textbooks for individual study were also purchased. Some of the members traveled to the Mus- eum of Science and Industry one Saturday in May. During this trip they viewed the radar display which helped in the study of modern radio. Money was earned during the year through dues and the collection of waste paper by various club members. LATIN CLUB II Top row: Banas, Labda, Siska, Sinai, Graham, Harms, Hanchar, Quigley, Biedron, Ebcrly, Bokori, Ringgenberg, Cox, Krull, Fauth Second row : Bauer, Jacobs, Smith, Gonsiorowski, Brady, Snell Wetnight, Foster, Evans, Goldstein, Svitek, Golding, Shoemaker, Kessler First row: Piotrowski, Lukas, Cherechinsky, Kowalski, Pavelchak, Blastic, Mrs. Rebekah Eddy (sponsor), Walker, Obuch, Levent, Catchur, Argus, Campbell LATIN CLUB I Top row: Figuly, Lynn, Vobach, Bonczyk, Kaminsky, Earl Clark, Klee, Brown, Hertzfcldt, Lcisgc, Noble Clark, Furtyo, Matusko, Geraci, Vogel, Osborne, Mitchell Second row: McRcynolds, Thornborrow, Kissen, Franks, Rankin, Elo, Lespcrancc, Rossncr, Adams, McClaughry, Brown, Horlbcck, Ingraham, Senchak, Tallman, Krause, Rolph First row: Kauchak, Smith, Vavrek, Unger, Mullins, Pakan, Lucska (treasurer), Kaban (vice-president), Jusko (presi dent), Sinai (secretary), Swenson, Elster, Palenik, Economou, White Cravens The Spanish Clubs led an active year learning the customs and language of our Latin- Ameri- can neighbors in their monthly meetings, direc- ted by Miss Hazel Holland. speaking countries was displayed during March. Miss Marie Greenwald, English teacher at Whiting High, talked and showed pictures of Gautemala. Writing letters to Mexican students helped to strengthen the good-neighbor policy. An exhibit presenting dolls and maps of Spanish They traveled to Indiana Harbor for a Span- ish movie and dinner. Page Fifty -six LATIN CLUBS Under the sponsorship of Mrs. Rebekah Eddy, the Latin Clubs played an important part in the study of the language this past year, for it enabled the students to learn more about the Roman social life. The first year Latin Club e lected Andrew Jusko, president; Donna Kaban, vice-president; Mary Sinai, secretary; and Ella Rhee Kissen, treasurer. At the after-school meetings, the members played games which would advance their knowledge of Latin and gave reports about Roman life. They have had two parties, a Christmas and a Valentine party. The second year Latin Club had a late start and did not organize until February. The offi- cers were: John Krull, president; Jim Kessler, vice-president; Elaine Pavelchak, secretary, and Edward Svitek, treasurer. They ended the year with a social gathering for both clubs. As June rolled around to end this profitable year, each student could truthfully say, " Ego Latinam Linguam amavi.” Standing: Miss Hazel Holland (sponsor), Darby, Latiak, Kowalski, Blood, George, Kauchak, Erickson, Whitworth, Pappas, Wilson. Ralph, Ullrich, Carpen, Rueff, (president II), Vladika (vice-president II), Mary Sotak (secretary II), Foster (treasurer II), Helen Sotak (president I), Peterson (vice-president I), Zekar (secretary I), Stamos (treasurer I) Fourth rou : Bodnar, Manchak, Endrcs, Butcher, Kristoff Third row : Economou, Isberg, Ellington, Arauz, Ribovich, Campbell Second row: Behrens, Wichlinski, King, Brown, Murzyn First row: Snyder, Smith Page Fifty-seven Biology Club Both Biology Clubs were established for a two-fold purpose. One was to enable students to further their study of biology and the other was to have its research be of service to the classes. The members of Miss Elizabeth Lyle’s club set up demonstrations which illustrated class work, gave reports, and did extra work for their own interest. They also collected material for slides for the projector. Field trips were made in the vicinity to study the birds and trees of the region. Meetings of the ABC (Amatuer Biologists of Clark), under the leadership of Miss Veva McAtee, were held to discuss and report on topics concerning biology. Quizz programs, movies, and an occasional social evening added variety to the meetings. Members made trips to the Board of Health, sewage disposal plant, the Field Museum, the Rosenwald Museum, and the Dunes State Park. Top row : Boback, Allyn Smith, Siska, Wetnight, Dana Smith, Richter, Fehrman, Ellington, Kauchak, Hein, Obuch, Kess- ler, Witt, Blahunka, Oliver Campbell, Ullrich Second row: Tallman, Snyder, Latiak, Brown, Biel, Harms, Sotak, Snell, Palenik, Zehme, Quigg, Ray, Hcrtzfeldt, Clark, Drach First row: Soltis, Bunchek, Atchison, Gonsiorowski, Lukas (treasurer), Sinai (vice-presi- dent), Miss Elizabeth Lyle (sponsor), Golding (president), Isbcrg (secretary), Cox, Ram- mer, Erwin Campbell Top row: Bicdron, Wilson, Svitek, Quigg, Matalik, Per- hach, Lynch, Guy, Miss Veva McAtee (sponsor), Schuman, Ringgenberg, Bokori, Emolovich, Hanchar, Piotrowski, Behrens, Rosaschi, Shoemaker, Hotch- kiss, Fasiang Second row: Gootee, Laffoon, Foster, Kowalski, Goldstein, Pavelchak, Ouisenberry, Endres, Murzyn, Franko, Rammer, Hill, Ullrich, Brozovich, Koliada, Hrapchak, Striko, Figler, Eberly First row: Blasko, Benak, Paylo, Lockridge, Unger, Young, Bod- nar, Blastic, Arauz, Chere- chinsky, McKibbcn, Kulasak, Brazina, Tkach, Kristoff, Sutherland, Bednar, Pike Pane Fifty-eight Top row: Fasiang, Widigcr, Labus, Mizerik, Langohr, Andcl, Olio, Wawz.yniak, Leonard Bias- tick, Blahunka, Davidson, Con- des, Kornclik, Janik Second row: Nettles, Palagyi, Dheur, Franko, Jerzyk, Emolo- vich, Quisenberry, Lorraine Adams, Ann Adams. Blasko, Benak, Matalik, Paylo, Tabory Firs row. Hotchkiss, Wolcndow- ski, Dehencs, Kulik, Miss Beat- rice Northstrum (sponsor), Smith, Miller, Radloff, Szcud- lak Top row: Cherechinsky, Blastic, Krutilla, Ihnat, L.cvent, Clark, Julia Bodnar, Helen Bodnar, Scjna, Millo, Sinnett, Walczak, Sampson, Fehrman, Huspek. Second row: Ellington, Whelan, Sutherland, Hornyak, Powell, Kauchak, Richter, Angelinc Striko, Hrapchak, Skrabak, Tkach, Malatin, Walko, Brozo- vich First row: Farley, Pasztor, Kosior (treasurer), Kubayko, (secretary), Murovich (presi- dent), Marguerite Striko, (vice- president), Wizbicki, Berdis, Osborne ART CLUB The Art Club, under the direction of Miss Beatrice Northstrum, is made up of students interested in art work. Many contests are entered by this group which is presided over by Lucille Murovich. The members participate in making art projects during their meetings. Ten of these amateur artists and Miss North- strum traveled to Indianapolis to receive awards for outstanding work in a nation-wide contest. Gold key winners included Martha Ann Whelan, non-objective design; Jeannine Hrap- chak, abstract design; and Edward Janosov, pictorial design. Frances Slater, Donald Widiger, Nancy Sutherland, Yolanda Pasztor, Joan Farley, Pay Dell Davis, and Alfred Blahunka received certificates of merit for their entries. Jeannine Hrapchak also won honors in the Senior High division of the Poppy Day Poster Contest sponsored by the local American Legion. Miss Northstrum attended the Western Art Convention in Cleveland in early May. Page Fifty-nine Standing: Miss Pearl Yocham (sponsor), Jordan, Prahlow, Paul Voreacos, Krausky, Hill, Powell, Quinn, Sally Roberts, Kil- duski, Pivarnik, Long, Peters, Olcnus, Miller, Rueff, Runick Seated : Eddy (secretary), Wiley (treasurer), Smith (vice-president), Vobach, Bahlke (president), David Roberts, Adams, Burnett, French, Graham, Bob Hannemann, Don Hannemann, Eugenia Voreacos. NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY The distinct honor of being elected members of the National Honor Society was awarded to sixteen seniors and seven juniors this year, making the total membership twenty-nine, six present Senior members having been named to the NHS during their junior year. A fine character, ability to lead, render ser- vice, and rank scholastically in the upper third of the classes are the qualifications necessary for membership in the National Honor Society, which is under the sponsorship of Miss Pearl Yocham. Fifteen per cent of the Senior Class and five per cent of the Junior Class may be selected each year for this added honor. The standing members, chosen by the faculty in their junior year are: Donald Eddy, David Roberts, Chalmers Smith, William Vobach, and Ted Wiley. Each year an outstanding senior boy noted for scholarship, athletic skill, and fine sports- manship is the recipient of the Harold Zimmer Award, sponsored by this organization. This year David Roberts received the honor. Page Sixty STUDENT COUNCIL To give each student the chance of partici- pating in the school government, the Student Council was organized. This year it was com- posed of forty-six home-room representatives, under the leadership of Principal R. B. Miller and President Chalmers Smith. Through the co-operation of all Clark stud- ents the Council was able to administer and finish many projects. A paper drive with Vice-president Art Gas- enica as head was held during the first semester. The goal was 93,105 pounds of paper, and each student was asked to bring 115 pounds of paper. Many safety measures for which the safety committee, led by Chairman Paul Voreacos, was responsible were added to the school. Aquiring a cafeteria for the school was one of the main projects. A committee was organized to obtain money from the school board. The student panel was given more power, and new amendments concerning it were added to the constitution of the Council. Back rows Banas, Campbell, Kauchak, Powell, Klepach, Trebs, Roberts, Malone, Blastick, Siska Third row : Sudinski, Quisenberry, Kilduski, Miller, Hill, Brady, Haugh, Creswell, Davidson, Latiak, Burnett Second row: Franchimont, Beckman, Lourik, Osborne, Wetnight, Voreacos, Bernadine Dolak, Lillian Gasenica, Kubicko, Joe Dolak, Young . First row: Levitt, James, Sotak, Quinn (secretary), Smith (president), Principal R. B. Miller, Art Gasenica (vice-president), Vobach (treasurer), Shabi, Peters, Bussics PageSixty -out Top row: Bob Hannemann, Don Hannemann, Creswell, Rueff, Pctkovich, Ralph Second row : Mr. Max W. Beaty (sponsor), Oak, Stumph, Voreacos, Burnett, Wilkinson, Economou, Adams, Bates, Kilduski, Peterson, Beckman, Malloy Seated: Pivarnik (managing editor), Runick, Powell (editor-in-chief), Roberts, Quinn PIONEER NEWS Despite the apparent handicap of losing its sponsor, Mr. Max W. Beaty, at the beginning of the second term, the PN staff continued to print its weekly publication, the Pioneer News, to the best of its ability. Arthur Powell, editor-in-chief, undertook the responsibilities of maintaining the high stand- ards of the publication that had been established previously. Those on the staff who assisted him were: Betty Lou Pivarnik, managing editor; Jimmie Harden, Sally Roberts, and Jo Ann Runick, copy editors; Thedora Economou and Ann Wilkinson, proofreaders; Roma Atchison, Mary Linda Burnett, and Eugenia Voreacos, page editors; Joe Rueff, sports editor; Bob Hanne- mann and Don Hannemann, sports reporters; Donna Ralph, exchange manager; Mary Jane Quinn, stencil typist; Joan Beckman, Lillian Gasenica, Lorraine Kilduski, and Dolores Mal- loy, typists; Mary Helen Oak and Donna Stumph, mimeoscope operators; Dorothy Adams, Lois Bates and Marjorie Peterson, mimeographers; Sally Lou Creswell and Betty Jane Petkovich, circulation managers; Dolores Malloy and Donna Stumph, Whiting Times correspondents. Page Sixty-two Standing: Quinn, Kilduski, Marilyn Smith, Economou, Chalmers Smith, Eddy, Neville, Tallman, Kauchak, Miller, Burosh, Blastick, McCoy, Creswell, Gasenica, Kosior Third row: Ruebhausen, Pierce, Osborne, Petkovich, Hill Paul Vorcacos Second row: Bates, Wilkinson, Bob Hannemann, Eugenia Vorcacos, Burnett, Don Hanncmann hirst row: Malloy, Beckman, Rueff, Pivarnik, Runick, Roberts, Adams At rostrum: Mr. Max Beaty (sponsor), Wiley (advertising manager), Stumph (subscription manager), Powell (editor) POWDER HORN Activities of Clark reign once again as the clubs and organizations are used as the theme of the 1947 Powder Horn. The task of completing the annual was hand- led by the entire staff under the capable leader- ship of Arthur Powell, publications editor, upon the resignation of Mr. Max Beaty, previous sponsor. According to Donna Stumph, subscription manager, five-hundred and eighty-three sub- scriptions to the year book were sold. Edwin Wiley and his advertising staff set an all-time high in the selling of Powder Horn ads. The literary staff included: Betty Pivarnik, special features editor; Sally Roberts and jo Ann Runick, class editors; Lorraine Kilduski and Mary Jane Quinn, club and organization editors; Joe Rueff, sports editor; Joan Beckman and Dolores Malloy, typists; Barbara Kosior and Milan Manchak, artists; Dorothy Adams, Lois Bates Mary Linda Burnett, Theodora Econ- omou, Donald and Robert Hannemann, Eugenia Voreacos, and Ann Wilkinson, feature writers. Page Sixty-three NATIONAL FORENSIC LEAGUE Dynamically striving onward, the GRC orators finished the year by reaching a new high in individual speaking. Under the guidance of Mr. Arthur Erickson, the students of interpretive speech were once again the recipients of several state honors in the National Forensic League State Contest. Among the individual winners in the state contest were Don Eddy and Raleigh Vobach, first and second place, respectively, in extem- poraneous speech; Ted Wiley and Bill Vobach, first and third place, respectively, in original oratory; Marilyn Smith, fourth place in dramatic reading; and Shelia Goldstein, fourth place in poetry. Ted Wiley and Don Eddy participated in the National Tournament held in St. Louis. Ted placed fifth in the national contest. He added a first place award to his achievements by winning the American Legion Oratorical Contest. Various speech students took part in other local contests. Bill Vobach won first place honors in the Northern Indiana District of Rotary International Convention after prev- iously taking four preliminaries. Top row: Bob Hanncmann, Don Hannemann, Paul Voreacos, Wiley, Mr. Arthur Erickson (sponsor), Hill, Eddy Third row: Rueff, Raleigh Vobach, Ebcrly, Miller, Burosh, Gordon Smith Second row : Whelan, Eugenia Voreacos, Economou, Hoppe, Walker, Lynn, Brown First row: Cravens, Goldstein, McClaughry, Hadley, Argus, Marilyn Smith At rostrum: Kisscn (secretary), Bill Vobach (president) DEBATE The varsity debate team, under the coaching of Mr. Arthur Erickson, ended the season with the title " Winners of the National Forensic League State Contest.” Debating the question of socialized medicine, the team went on to bring more laurels to Clark by winning 98 of 143 debates held during the season, and also by placing second in the Metropolitian Debate Union. The four boys comprising the team were Joe Rueff and Bill Vobach, who upheld the negative side, and Paul Voreacos and Ted Wiley, supporters of the affirmative. Frank Hill was alternate. In the state NFL tournament held in March the first team captured first-place laurels. The teams were members of both the Calu- met Debate League and Metropolitan Debate Union. Altogether they were in fifteen debate tournaments throughout the state during the season. Demonstration debates were presented as a program for clubs. They spoke for the Lion’s Club, the Whiting Woman’s Club, the Ameri- can Legion, and in an assembly. Standing: Bob Hannemann, Goldstein, Don Hanncmann, Cravens, Raleigh Vobach, Hill, Mr. Arthur Erickson (sponsor), Kissen Seated: Wiley, Voreacos, Bill Vobach, Rueff Page Sixty- fine Standing: Pierce, Dolak, Kalicky, Trebs, Quinn, Pivarnik, Olenus, Horvat, Semancik, (light manager), Rodney (stage manager), Whitworth, Furtyo, Kubayko, Bcrdis, Economou, Haugh, Brady, Whelan, Young, Oak, Corbin Second row: Stasny, Bunchek, Meldahl, Burgess, Miller, Murovich, Kroush, Lukmann, Smith, Witt, Kosior, Feeney, Farley, Hrapchak, Catchur, Snell, Sutherlan First row: Davidson, Malloy, Roberts, Runick, Bcnetich, Beckman, Osborne STAGE PRODUCTION STAFF All-around handy-men. This name can justly be applied to the GRC stage production staff. The boys and girls who put so much of their free time into this organization really deserve a great deal of credit. They are always ready to be called upon by teachers, students, and organizations to do some helpful task such as run the movie projector, pulling curtains for their programs, setting up scenery, effecting colorful lighting, putting on make-up, and delivering properties. This year’s stage crew was led by Senior Bradley Bodney, who finished his second year of active participation in production work. He has been succeeded by Mickey Horvat, a young freshmen entering the field of stage duties. Without this helpful organization it would be impossible to enjoy plays, movies, and other assemblies in our auditorium. The members of the stage production staff can earn letters by putting in 120 hours work on either lighting, scenery or make-up. Page Sixty-six Page Sixty-seven SAFETY PATROL SQUAD Standing : Brackett (captain), Hadley, Smith, Barrix, Kroush, Udehitz, Pike, Remlinger, Sul- livan, Sciaccro, Ussleman, Dupin, Whitworth, Kovacik, Meyer, Girman, Halik, Quisenberry, Krause, Rich, Mr. Henry Zeven- house (sponsor) Seated : Horvat, Nettles, Alex- ander, Tildcn, Kovach, Poppen, Tkach, Ebcrly, Schruhrke, Pa- pes h SERVICE CLUB Standing : Miss Ellen Vincy (sponsor), Hadley, Shabi, Shir- ley Dheur, Palagyi, Filas, Betty Dheur, Sadowski, Ranostaj, Mr. Edwin Martin (sponsor) Seated: Bunchck, Lukas, Bene- tich, Ray, Quigg, Jerzyk, Stol- arz, Skrabak, Corbin SAFETY AND SERVICE CLUBS The Patrol Club has turned in its usual splendid record of essential service, though un- heralded by many for its work. With Mr. Zevenhouse as its sponsor, the club consisted of 42 active members. Each boy in the club had assigned hours during which he performed his duty of safely guiding students across streets. Some members kept order among the fans during the football and baseball games. As a reward for its hard work, the club journeyed to Chicago to see a baseball game. Although never given much publicity, the Service Club has proved itself an invaluable organization at Clark, for this club serves the students and the faculty at all times. It has as its main duty the task of super- vising the noon hour of pupils who bring their lunches in the elementary grades. Under the able supervision of Miss Ellen Viney and Mr. Edwin Martin, who supervises the boys who are on hall patrol, the Service Club has become one of the most helpful organizations. C B A Flutes : Mary Linda Burnett, Jo Ann Endres, Joan Mullins, Hazel Andersen, Arthur Jacobs, Raleigh Vobach Oboes : Theodora Economou, Donna Kaban Clarinets: George Mandas (vice-president), Rich- ard Kristoff, Donna Stumph (secretary), Eugenia Voreacos, Marjorie Peterson (librarian), Shirley Sass, George Argus, Dorothy Stawitcke, La Wanda Quisenberry, Norman Jones, Ella Rhee Kissen, Shirley McKibben, Lucille Mikuly, Pauline Economou Bass Clarinet: Bruce Osborne Bassoon: Nancy Blood Saxophones: Darrel Quigley, Dorothy Goebel, Donna Ralph, Warren Stawitcke, Louis Biedron, Dorothy Kauchak, Cathryn Snell Cornets: David Fisher, Walter Hadley, Frank Bokori, Bruce Cox, Rollin Shoemaker, JoAnn Fos- ter, Shirley Franks, Tommy White Horns: Sally Lou Creswell, Wilma Ellington, Elaine Endres, Mary Vladika, Carolyn Foster Trombones: Mercedes Erickson, Paul Vladika (president), Donald Henry, Dorothy Horst, Nancy Roessner, Richard Gauger Baritones: Dolores Malloy, William Ringgenbcrg, Caroline Swenson Basses: Douglas Jordan, Ray Kammer, Steve Vargo, Theodore Morris Percussion: FranK Long, Joseph Rueff, Richard Cravens, Jack Piotrowski, Glenn Banks, Fred Eberly Page Sixty-eight The Senior Band began another busy and successful year by marching at all home football games. Under the direction of Mr. Carlyle Snider, the 63 piece outfit kept up its reputation for a colorful performance. The highlight of the winter season was the concert January 22. Dr. C. L. Kingsbury of Indiana University was the guest conductor. At the spring concert May 23, Nilo Hovey, former band director at Clark, led several numbers. Two student concerts were presented, one at Clark and the other at Roosevelt High School for an exchange performance. Fourteen soloists and seven ensembles re- ceived first-division ratings at the annual State Solo and Ensemble Contest at Whiting. Soloists were entered in the city contest also. The entire outfit played at the State Band Contest in South Bend. PaRC Sixty-nine First Violins : Smith, Pavelchak, Gasenica, Easter, Singel, Ganshaw Second Violins : Benctich, lahunka, Filas, Fauth Second Violins : Benetich, Blahunka, Filas, Fauth Cellos: Dheur, Wiley, Lockridge, Antilla, Malatin, Hein Basses : Kauchak, Hornyak, Obuch, Ullrich, Sredzinski Piano : Joan Meldahl Oboe: Economou Flutes: Burnett, Endres, Richter Clarinets: Voreacos, Mandas, Stawitcke, Peterson Bassoon: Blood Horn: Creswell Cornets: Hadley, Cox, Bokori Trombones: Vladika, Horst, Erickson Drums: Tallman, Eberly, Piotrowski The orchestra, under the baton of Mr. Dar- win Eret, did much this year to promote music at Clark and throughout the community. Probably its most outstanding achievement was the concert with the vocal groups, flhich was presented in December. This was the first time in the history of the school that these two organizations performed together. The orchestra played exchange concerts at Whiting and Crown Point High Schools beside S T R A cr presenting an assembly program for the GRC student body. For " The Double Door’” and " the Clean-Up,” senior and junior plays, respectively, the musi- cians provided between-act music. They also provided accompaniment for solo and chorus numbers in the operetta, " The Golden Trail,” style show, and the Hammond City Music Festival. Individual members of this organization worked extra hard. A small ensemble performed at school functions and events in the com- munity. Three soloists received first-division ratings at the state contest. Several of the musi- cians attended Saturday night concerts of the Chicago Symphony with Mr. Eret, and the orchestra was a guest at a concert at John Mar- shall High School of Chicago. Their activities were brought to a finish after playing for Baccalaureate and Commencement exercises for the Senior Class of 1947. Page Seventy-one VOCAL MUSIC A group of musically-minded students make a pretty picture as they sing several classical and popular selections for an all-school assembly. Through unlimited co-operation the vocal music groups, under the direction of Miss Wil- ma Range, have brought more and varied musical programs to the people of the com- munity as well as the students of Clark. The vocalists presented a concert with the orchestra for the first time in the history of GRC, featuring a varied program of classical and popular selections. Following this, the classes participated in the annual Christmas program. " The Golden Trail,” a musical comedy, was given by the vocal department in March. It continued the fine reputation of such previous productions. This light operetta was set in southern California and took place during the early growth of America. The plot centered around " a stolen consignment of gold dust and the coveted Alvarado family jewels.” The cast consisted of cowboys, bandits, dashing Span- iards, and gay senoritas. The Double Sextet sang for a school assem- bly, for the elementary book fair, and provided music for a meeting of the Whiting Woman’s Club. The Triple Trio sang for a city-wide meeting of the PTA in Hammond and for a meeting of the Methodist Women’s Society of Christian Service. Before Christmas vacation both the groups carolled at Minas’ in Hammond and in the school halls. All groups of the Vocal Music Department participated in a Christmas assem- bly. The program consisted of a series of tab- leaus representing the first Christmas. It was directed by Miss Oza Cunningham and Miss Range, and it was also presented for the Parent- Vage Seventy-two Girls ' Choir Standing: Petiach, Benak, Butcher, Koliada, Lynch, Miller, Guy, Schuhrke, Nauch, Hlavach, Barton Seated: Murzyn, Dzuroveik, Pakan, Hodge, Gruener, Dolores Kowalski, Zekar, Mis, Pat Kowalski Tripple Trio, Double Sextet, Quartet Top row: Keist:r, Wilkinson, Rankin, Gilman, Swenson, Oak, Sotak, Blood Second row: Kammer, Eddy, Banks, Gasenica, Davidson, Gallagher, Kristoff, Scchausen, Huspck, Erickson, Miss Wilma Range (sponsor) First row: Darby, Mullins, (accompanists), Gruener, Horst, Olenus, Malloy, Burnett, Miller Vocal Music Teachers’ Association. Each group also won first division in the State Music Contest, which was held in Whiting March 29. The Boys’ Glee Club sang for an assembly, and the Girls’ Choir sang for a PTA meeting. Members of the vocal department have par- ticipated in the Music Festival at Hammond, the style show, the Thanksgiving assembly, and the Baccalaureate and Commencement Programs. Included in their social activities were the following: the Girls’ Choir entertained their friends at a supper-dance April 14, and the Vocal Music Department had a very enjoyable roller skating party at the Palace Roller Rink. i T 111 . ■», v- . jj LBSK : • Bfewi Jr 4 ' ) •% FgJ r_ Jlj ' 1 (J BOYS’ GIRLS’ GLEE CLUB Top row : Moor?, Stiller, Adams, Zahrndt, Svitek, Krull, Matus o, Kroush, Schuman, Rammer, Owczarzak, Cranor, Bollhorst, Rolph, Mish Third row: Zurbriggen, Jusko, Ingraham, Richlik, Bobalik, Antkowiak, Pazdur, Franko, Fisher, Korenchik, Bonczyk. Second row: Lelito, Nauch, Fauth, Jankowski, Zubay, Igna- tuk, Poppen, Giffin, Kubacki, Brzycki, Elo, Zagrocki, Fi’as First row: Olenus, Benko, Kic- kenapp, Dudas, Emolovich, Dominik, Companik, Dvorscak, Yasko, Gallagher MIXED CHORUS Top row: Boyd, Quigley, Fur- tak. Banks, Rammer, Lukmann, Szvpczak, Stud:r, Groshans, Eddy, Conway Hotchkiss, Auer, Wilson, Krieger, Smith, Cox, Campbell Third row: Hanusin, Kristoff, Tkach, Slater, Kildusk Roberts, Florence Hotchkiss, Huspek, I event, Krutilla, Benak, Mullins, Elstcr Second row: Gonsiorowski, Bene- tich, Wilkinson, Obuch, Blasko, Goginski, Gallagher, Sass, Harms, Horst, Adams, Neville, Darby, Miller, Sutherland, Rankin First row: Bunchck, Freeman, Gilman, Keister, Foster, Mc- Kibben, Feeney, Atchison, Swen- son, Erickson, Seehausen, Fort- ener 1 i Left to right: Joan Beckman, Sally Lou Creswell, Elaine Osborne, and Betty Jane Pctkovich Cheerleaders An integral part in keeping up the spirit of the Pioneers is the GRC cheerleaders. At all basketball and football games they may be seen leading the students in their cheering for the team. Pep assemblies were held for the cheerleaders and the Clarkites to practice as a unit. New yells and clever antics to brighten the games were made up by them. For the basketball season the cheerleaders wore new outfits. Their costumes were made up of blue fringed jackets and white skirts. The fine peppy spirit of the cheerleaders has aided in livening the games and encouraged both players and fans. They helped decorate the gym for the C Club’s dance and decorated and served at the athletic banquet. The 1946-47 varsity cheerleaders were Joan Beckman, Sally Lou Creswell, Elaine Osborne, and Betty Jane Petkovich. Next years’ squad consist of Sally Lou, Marilyn Brady, Pat David- son, and Eloise Haugh. Page Seventy-file m Of all the activities in which Clark students participate, athletics hold more interest than any of the others. Every year more than half of the boys enrolled in GRC take part in at least one of the eight inter-scholastic sports sponsored by the Pioneers. The GRC program also plays an integral part in providing a sports program for athlet- ically-interested girls. All of these factors help build strong individuals both physically and ment- ally, ready to take their place as tvorthwhile citizens of tomorrow. m V ' JFJS ■’in ' ■wti VARSITY FOOTBALL Halfback Ebbic Levitt, leading ground gainer and scorer, is helped off the field by Coach Arvo Antilla after receiving a slight injury. Pioneer gridders, after winning their first three starts, took a nosedive in the season’s final five contests and ended up the campaign with a record of three victories, three losses, and two ties. This record, however, does not tell the whole story, for only one game was lost by more than seven points — a 26-0 affair dished out by E.C. Roosevelt’s state champions. Highly under-rated at the season’s start, the Pioneers went on to win three straight games before tasting defeat. Gary Emerson’s over-con- fident Norsemen were the first foes to fall before th onslaught of the Antillamen, 7-6. Hammond Tech and E. C. Washington then met their Waterloo at the hands of the Clark squard, 26-0 and 6-0, respectively GRC’s forward wall, which averaged close to 185 pounds, proved itself one of the scrappiest lines in the state, and if it had not been hampered by injuries, Clark might have gone much farther than it did. Standing: Coach Arvo Antilla, Gasenica, McCoy, Render, Levitt Kneeling : Franchimont, Krausky, Economou, Voreacos, Eggers, Tumidalsky, Foreman All seven line regulars are lost through grad- uation. They are Mack Foreman and Prosper Franchimont, ends; Frank Krausky and Bernie Tumidalsky, tackles; Milan Manchak and Glenn Eggers, guards; and Paul Voreacos, center Krau- sky was voted most valuable player by his team-mates, and Eggers won the best mental attitude trophy. The outlook for next year is one of both joy and gloom. Everett Levitt, Cliff Kender, Jim Smith, Jerry Bauer, and Ed Siska all have had considerable backfield experience. Only Norm Banas, Ted Economou, and A1 Lorenzen, how- ever, have shown promise in the line. The 1946 Pioneer football squad was a fighting, determined aggregation — a team of which Clark rooters may well be proud. Standing: Coach Emerson Aldrich, Joe Siska, Bauer, Domasica, Buksar Horlbeck, Hlebasko, Slingsby, Banas, Hmurovic, McArthur, Lorenzen Standing : Blahunka (manager), Figler (manager). Smith, Ed Siska, Petkovich (manager) Kneeling: Sudinski, Klepach, Kozak, Krc, Albert- son, Krieger, Brackett Page Seventy-nint Page Eighty Gridiron Totals WEST NIHSC STANDINGS Won Lost Tied Pts. O.P. E. C. Roosevelt 7 0 0 235 45 Hammond High 6 1 0 153 51 Gary Tolleston 6 1 0 136 65 Gary Emerson 5 2 0 116 51 HAMMOND CLARK 3 3 1 58 64 Whiting 3 3 1 80 80 E. C. Washington 3 4 0 84 64 Gary Horace Mann 3 4 0 62 84 Hammond Tech 2 5 0 43 138 Gary Lew Wallace 2 5 0 81 146 Gary Froebel 1 6 0 39 133 Valparaiso 0 7 0 14 124 FOOTBALL SCORES Clark 7 Gary Emerson __ 6 Clark - 26 Hammond Tech _ 0 Clark 6 E. C. Washington __ — 0 Clark 0 E. C. Roosevelt 25 Clark 7 Thornton Fractional „ 7 Clark 13 Hammond High 21 Clark 0 Gary Tolleston __ 6 Clark _ 6 Whiting __ 6 Pioneers in actions ( top to bottom) Ebbie Levitt is around end for a gain against Whiting; Joe Siska scampers after a loose ball; linemen close in on an enemy runner; and Jim Smith is stopped after a Pioneers in action : ( top to bottom) Gridiron Totals SEASON S TOTALS Clark Opponets Points 65 71 Yds. Rushing Attempts Av. Yards Gained Rushing 1,017 1,079 Levitt 376 116 3.24 Yards Gained Passing 167 409 McCoy 220 63 3.49 Total Yards Gained 1,184 1,488 Gasenica 146 63 3.49 First Downs 64 65 Bauer 98 31 3.16 Passes Attempted 47 60 Smith 86 18 4.78 Passes Completed 11 17 J. Siska 40 20 2.00 Fumbles 16 20 E. Siska 35 7 5.00 Passes Intercepted by 14 6 Kender 12 11 1.09 Yards Penalized 195 188 Buksar 6 11 .55 Punt Average 29.2 26.8 Krc -2 1 -2.00 Passes Completed Attempts Yds Touchdowns Levitt 6 26 118 Levitt (4), McCoy (3), Buksar 3 12 34 Smith (2), Gasenica Bauer 2 8 15 Extra Smith 0 1 0 McCoy (4), Levitt Top row : Onderko, Krull, Hotchkiss, Fasiang, Vogel, Haskins, Bauer, Vargo Third row. Kriston (manager), Thornborrow, Orach, Leisgc, Piotrowski, Allyn Smith, Dehenes, Campbell (manager), Coach Joe Franklin Second row. McClaughry, Arthur Clark, Brenkus, Rolph, Malone, Earl Smith, Gordon Smith First row. Barnett, Schoknecht, King, Bollhorst, Kuzminski, Krause, Sciacero, Wetnight, Helm, Whitworth — 1 — T : r ‘ 1 || IfUM ! ! ! • i, -1 i-r- — L -— — ■ [■ ■ i r " f § L - V 3 JL — . ■■ i ■ I Left to right: Porter, Franchimont, Peters, Bobos VARSITY BASKETBALL Twelve wins and twelve losses. The above record doesn’t seem very im- pressive at first glance; yet many team and and individual honors came to GRC during the 1946-47 cage season. Regular season victories over such perennial powers as Thornton Fractional, Hammond Tech, Gary Froebel, and Harvey Thornton gave Clark the reputation that it could fight it out with the best in the region had to offer. In the sectional tourney, the Pioneers downed Griffith and Tech by lopsided scores before dropping a close decision to Hammond High’s power-packed Wildcats. The fact that the Pioneers could bounce back from a humiliating defeat and dish out as much as they had taken was shown when they rolled over Valparaiso, 68 to 37. Just four days before the boys suffered a devasting set-back at the hands of State-finalist E. C. Washington, 67-30. Individual laurals must go to Captain George Peters and Prosper Franchimont. George copped Page Eight-two the individual scoring record for a single game by tallying 24 points against Gary Tolleston, while Prosper fell just four markers short of the season record of 272 points held by George Buksar, class of ’45. Only three boys — Peters, Franchimont, and George Bobos leave the cage ranks via gradu- ation, so everything points toward a stellar campa ign for Coach Ed Shields and his squad next year. Among those who will vie for starting positions on next year’s squad will be Howard Usselman, Ralph Porter, Ed Langohr, Jerry Bauer, Norm Banas, and Mike Andel. All of these boys shared regular assignments this last year. Coach Joe Franklin’s Settlers had a very sucessful season. The Clark reserve squad finished their campaign with ten victories and four losses. Outstanding players included Dick French, Everett Levitt, Clifford Render, and Loddie Labda. Left to right: Andel, Bauer Usselman, Coach Shields Left to right : Banas, Render, Levin, Langohr, Petkovich manager Page Eighty-three HARDWOOD TOTALS BASKETBALL SCORES Clark - 38 Whiting _ 47 Clark 33 Thornton Fractional _ 15 Clark 48 Hammond Tech 42 Clark 45 Hammond High 50 Clark 35 E. C. Roosevelt 45 Clark _ _ 52 Columbia City 25 Clark 45 Gary Tolleston 41 Clark 51 Gary Lew Wallace __ 46 Clark 39 Whiting 40 Clark 30 E. C. Washington 67 68 Valparaiso 37 Clark — _ 38 Hammond Tech 42 Clark 50 Gary Horace Mann __ 52 Clark 43 S. B. Washington 40 Clark 46 Gary Froebel 37 Clark _ _ 49 Hammond High 55 Clark 32 Gary Emerson 44 Clark 54 Harvey 51 Holiday Tourney Clark 44 Noll Central 35 Clark _ 31 Elkhart 41 Clark 40 Hammod Hieh 47 Sectional Tourney Clark ___ 52 Griffith _ 36 Clark ___ 62 Hammond Tech 46 Clark 42 Hammond High 47 WEST NIHSC STANDINGS WON LOST O.A. O.A. PIONEERS B. F. T.P. Franchimont 96 77 269 Peters 89 63 241 Porter 68 32 168 Bobos 58 40 156 Usselman 28 38 94 Bauer 21 15 57 Banas 18 2 38 Andel 6 5 17 Langohr 2 7 11 Levitt 1 3 5 Render 0 1 1 SETTLERS B. F. T.P. Levitt 18 22 58 Smith 19 18 56 French 20 8 48 Andel 21 5 47 Langohr 17 11 45 Lorenzen 18 8 44 Banas 18 3 39 Render 13 13 39 Labda 12 15 39 Barnett 3 1 7 Paul Wetnight 1 2 4 McClure 1 0 2 Helm 0 1 1 Eberly 0 1 1 E. C. Washington 10 1 54.5 37.0 FROSH — SOPH Hammond High 10 1 48.6 37.6 B. F. T.P. Gary Emerson 7 4 46.1 42.7 McClure 22 17 61 Gary Horace Mann 7 4 36.7 35.8 Paul Wetnight 22 14 58 Gary Froebel 6 5 39.1 37.5 Barnett 18 13 49 Whiting 6 5 42.6 41.5 Helm 20 6 46 Hammond Tech 5 6 45.9 40.8 Eberly 10 4 24 HAMMOND CLARR 4 7 42.8 44.9 Fasiang 6 3 15 Gary Lew Wallace 4 7 40.7 44.0 Hertzfeldt 2 1 5 E. C. Roosevelt 3 8 38.2 43.1 N. Clark 1 2 4 Gary Tolleston 3 8 33.3 40.8 Vogel 2 0 4 Valparaiso 1 10 31.9 47.3 Labda 1 0 2 Page Eighty-four THE RESERVES A successful varsity team may well be fore- cast for the next few years by the showing of the Pioneer reserve squads, especially the Settlers. Coach Joe Franklin’s boys annexed ten victories in 14 contests and showed depth as well as power. Coach Franklin used no set starting line-up but alternated about ten mem- bers of the squad throughout the season. Though Coach Emerson Aldrich’s Frosh-Soph and Freshman didn’t enter the win column as many times as did the Settlers, they showed the team play so needed in future varsity tussles. Among the outstanding players were Sopho- mores Bryon McClure and Paul Wetnight and Freshman Anthony Brenkus. Top rows Whitworth, Cranor, Csvercsko, Kuzminski, Leisge, Owczarzak Third row: Figuly, Earl Clark, McClaughry, Bollhorst, Brenkus, Rolph, Managers Campbell and Krause Second row: Eberly, Barnett, Ribovich, Fasiang, Paul Wetnight, Helm, Quigley, Noble Clark, Hcrtzfeldt, McClure, Coach Joe Franklin First row: Jimmy Smith, French, Lorenzen, Labda, Phil Wetnight, Managers Cox and Allyn Smith, Coach Emerson Aldrich Standing: Mr. Everett Levitt (assistant coach), Borto, Franchimont, Hotchkiss, Andel, Winston, Isberg, Coach Joe Franklin Kneeling: Etter, Roberts, Doris, Everett Levitt, Gasenica, Eberly, Wetnight, Nelson, Hill TRACK Progar, Prahlow, Economou Although the won and lost record of the 1947 Pioneer track squad was not too impres- sive, several outstanding events occurred during the season of which it may be rightfully proud. It was in a night meet that the Pioneers, coached by Joe Franklin, accomplished a feat which no other Clark squad in the past had been able to do, and that was defeat Gary Froebel. The Blue and White came through with flying colors to down the Blue Devils, 56 to 53. Richard Blastick and Ralph Porter registered the most outstanding performances of the year. Senior Blastick set a new school record in the mile run, clicking off the distance in 4:40:3, while Porter, a junior, qualified for the state finals in the 200-yard low hurdles by placing second at the sectional meet i n a school record- breaking time of 23.9 seconds. Throughout the season the Blue and White won two of five duel engagements and were victorious in one of four triangular affairs. Page Eighty-six Standing : Lourik (manager), Vladika, Zelenack, Vargo, Gronowski, Slingsby, Piotrowski, Langohr, Pctkovich, Hadley manager), Coach Henry Zevenhouse Kneeling:, Usselman, Gulvas, Siska, Figler, Render, Dolak, Foreman, Labda BASEBALL The Clark baseball squad, tutored by Coach Henry Zevenhouse, turned in a fairly sucessful season. Joe Gulvas, one of the region’s better pit- chers, registered many fine performances and was an important factor in the team’s gaining a .444 pre-conference average. Such foes as Hammond High, Hammond Tech, Fenger of the Chicago City League, and Thornton fell before Pioneer practice-game scoring drives. In conference play the Blue-and- White nine tangled with many regional aggregations. Among them were E. C. Roosevelt, E. C. Wash- ington, Horace Mann, Tolleston, Lew Wallace and Whiting. The snappy infield play during the season was provider by Norm Banas, Mack Foreman, Cliff Kender, and Howard Usselman, while Outfielders Bill Figler, Loddie Labda, and Joe Siska did a fine job of keeping opponents to the minimum bases on outfield hits. Prospects for next year appear pretty bright for the Clarksters, since regulars Banas, Kender, Labda, and Usselman will return. CROSS COUNTRY - WRESTLING Under the able direction of Coach Ed Shields, Clark’s harriers won five of eight contests, losing only one of the six dual tussles in which they participated. They also placed eighth in the 19-school NIHSC meet. Mike Andel, Allen Doris, Fred Eberly, Eddie Langohr, and Ed Svitek, most consistent Pioneer performers, will see action again next year. The Blue-and-White grapplers, coached by Mr. Arvo Antilla, won six while losing four meets. They captured third place in the annual NIHSC meet and gained eighth position in the state event. Veterans Ted Economou, James Fauth, Roy Isberg, Dan Krc, Ernest Palagyi, and Dale Schroeder will return to bolster next year’s squad. CROSS COUNTRY Top row : Roberts, Sullivan, Allison, Zahrnt, Golding, Isberg, Stiller Bottom rote: Martich, French, Etter, Svitek, Hill, Eberly, Doris, Blastick, An- del, Langohr WRESTLING Top row : Bob Kauchak, Brackett, Radloff, Malone, Nelson, Fauth, Palagyi, Roberts, Schroeder, Blahunki (manager) First row: Robert Kauchak, Manchak, Isberg, Labus, Campbell Front: Economou, McCoy, Coach Arvo Antilla Page Eighty-nine GRC’s golf team, under the supervision of Mr. Max W. Beaty, failed to win a single meet while dropping three contests and tieing one. In the 15 team NIHSC meet the linksmen placed tenth. Five members of the eight man team will return to strengthen next year’s squad. The Pioneer tennis squad, coached by Mr. Edwin Martin, ended their season with a record of no victories, five losses, and one tie. Next year’s team, however, should provide strong competition for any foe, for only Everett Crippen and Bill Vobach will be lost via the graduation route. GOLF AND TENNIS GOLF Left to right : Steve Kristoff, Langohr, Richard Kristoff, Narta, Galambos, Condes, Jones (captain), Jordon, Coach Max Beaty TENNIS Left to right : Cravens, Adams, Cox, Szypczak, Vo- bach, Fisher, Ullrich, Quig- ley, Kaplan BASKETBALL Left to right: Paunicka, Ca Stavros, Ann Soltis, Vine, Soltis BASEBALL Standing: Pavlovic, Levent, Evans, Bunchek Seated: Brazina, Peterson, Davidson, Obuch VOLLEYBALL Standing: Zehmc, Palenik, Dolak Seated: Gasenica, Hrapchak, Kula- sak 6.A.C. SPORTS The GRC girls, not to be outdone by the masculine sports around the school, participated vigorously in basketball, baseball, and volley- ball. Under the sponsorship and leadership of Miss Leota Kenzie, they held the second home-room volleyball tournament in the history of the school. This affair was won by Room 221, Miss Margaret Ide’s home room. Letters and pins were awarded to those girls who earned a required amount of points by active work in GAC sports. Page Ninety COMPLIMENTS OP STANDARD OIL COMPANY Whiting, Indiana THOMAS C. ALBERTSON ' Albo” Patrol 1, 2; Football 2, 4; Basketball 1, 2; Track 1, 2, 4; Physics Club 4; Forum Club 4; Stage Production Staff 2; U. S. Navy 13 months. GREETINGS and BEST WISHES FOR SUCCESS from the WHITING LAWYERS WHITING BAR ASSOCIATION Oscar A. Ahlgren Gilbert A. Brindley Thomas B. Cerajewski Roy E. Green Dewey Kelley Andrew M. Kozacik James S. McCarthy George Pate Robert Pate Charles S. Perel Harry E. Powers Walter H. Smith HERBERT BAHLKK " Bert” Hyde Park 1, 2; Chesterton 3; Hi-Y 4; Forum 4; Physics Club 4; National Honor Society 3, 4. Page Nineiy-two STATE BANK OF WHITING WHITING, INDIANA REAL ESTATE MORTAGES — INSURANCE BUSINESS and COLLATERAL LOANS AUTOMOBILE and PERSONAL LOANS (All loans at lowest rates; ask your bank first) FOREIGN EXCHANGE and REAL ESTATE W. R. Smith, President Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation GLENN OWEN BANKS " Fagin” Mixed Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Patrol 1, 2; " Riding Down the Sky”) " Hearts and Blossoms”; Boys Glee Club 1, 2; Band 3, 4. Page Ninety-three Congratulations to the Class of 1947 SPIES BROTHERS, INC. Manufacturing Jewelers Since 1887 Manufacturers of GEORGE ROGERS CLARK CLASS RINGS and ANNOUNCEMENTS Loop Office 27 East Monroe Street Chicago , Illinois Factory Office 1140 Cornelia Avenue Chicago, Illinois FLORENCE BARTON " Flo” Spanish Club 1, 2; Y-Tccns 1, 2, 3; GAC 2; Forum Club 4; Stage Production Staff 4; Chorus 4. More Than 20 Million American Homemakers Prefer GAS for COOKING NORTHERN INDIANA PUBLIC SERVICE CO. LOIS BATES " Bats” Spanish Club 1, 2; Y-Tens 1, 2; GAC 2; Student Council 3; Pioncr News 4 ; Forum Club 4; Powder Horn 4. Page Ninety-five 1o FAMOUS MUSIC Winter and Summer on the Nation’s Finest Air-Cushioned Dance Floor u The Land Created for Dancing ' MADURA ' S DancelanD Pd$e Ninety-six COMPLIMENTS OF Calumet Automobile Trade Association, Inc. ERNEST BAYUS " Ernie” Radio Club 2; Physics Club 3; Forum Club 4. For Photographs That Carry A Pleasant Memory Through The Years MTa t tej ' COMPLIMENTS OF CENTRAL STATES PETROLEUM UNION Local, 100, (Inc.) An Independent Union, Organized, Operated, and Supported by the Employees of the Standard Oil Company. WHITING, INDIANA BOARD OF DIRECTORS Clarence Buehler Peter Dheur Harry Fallin Steve Hermann Ralph McCampbell Joseph McKenna Herbert Meyers Frank Ogren David Paskwietz, Jr. Stanley Shebish Alonzo Young OFFICERS Stanley Shebish, President Peter Dheur, Vice-President Perry Wickersham, Sec-Treas. JOAN BECKMAN " Beck” Cheerleader 3, 4; Forum Club 3, 4; GAC 1; Y-Tcens 1, 2, 3, 4; tage Production Staff 3, 4; Spanish Club 1, 2; Pioner News 4; Powder Horn 4; Student Council The Officers and Employees of the BANK OF WHITING " Whiting’s Oldest Bank” wish to extend to the CLASS OF 1947 best wishes for a HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS FUTURE Our Complete Banking Facilities and Experienced Counsel Merit Your Patronage Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation JEAN BENNETT " Jeanne M Y-Teens 1, 2, 3; Latin Club 1, 2; Forum Club 4; Stage Production Staff 4. COMPLIMENTS OF STANDARD DRUG COMPANY ROBERTSDALE PHARMACY WALDO B. JENNINGS —Insurance JENNINGS - MATTERN PHARMACY FRANK J. BILK A " Bilko” Latin Club 1, 2; Physics Club 3; Forum Club 4; Football 3. Page One Hundred One New Home of PHIL SMIDT and SON, INC. 1205 N. Calumet Avenue HAMMOND, INDIANA Specializing in Fish - Chicken - Frog Leg Steak and Lobster Dinners (Whiting P. O.) Telephone: Whiting 9 Sam Hoffman Maurice Weinberg TRI-CITY CLEANERS DYERS WHITING’S LARGEST CLEANERS 119th (3 Temple Court Phone 728 RICHARD BLASTICK " Sticks” Track 2, 3, 4; Cross Country 4; Aeronautics Club 3; Latin Club 1; C Club 2, 3, 4; Student Council 4 Forum Club 4; Patrol 1; Football 3; Powder Horn 4. Page One Hundred Two Sam Aronberg David Kissen ARONBERG KISSEN JEWELERS WHITING, INDIANA 1348 - 119th Street Phone 396 FRANK’S WOLF DEN HOHMAN AVENUE and GOSTLIN STREET One half Block North of the South Shore Station HAMMOND, INDIANA Congratulations To the Class of 1947 GEORGE EDWARD BOBOS " Bush” Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Cross Country 2, 3, 4; C Club 2, 3, 4; Physics Club 3; Football 1; Baseball 4; Forum Club 3, 4. Page One Hundred Three You’ll Enjoy a Really Good Hamburger When You Eat a MAID-RITE at THE MAID-RITE HAMBURGER SHOP Air Conditioned For Your Comfort 5 815 Calumet Avenue Hammond, Indiana We Make Our Own Ice Cream and also serve " FROSTY MALTS,” the drink you eat with a spoon HAMMOND SPORTS APPLIANCE SHOP Phone Russell 7620 419 Gostlin Street HAMMOND, INDIANA Congratulations To the Class of 1947 BRADLEY G. BODNEY ”B. B.” Patrol 1, 2; Physics Club 3; Forum Club 3; Stage Production Staff 3, 4. Page One Hundred Pour Compliments of MERCANTILE NATIONAL BANK of Hammond TO THE CLASS OF 1947 OUR CONGRATULATIONS WHITING LUMBER and COAL CO. BFRNADINE BONCZYK " Bern” Spanish Club 1, 2; Y-Tcens 2, 3, 4; Rd Cross 1; Shorthand Club 4. Page One Hundred Five MARGARET’S GENEVA HOUSE FAMOUS DINNERS 1349 N. Calumet Avenue Phone Whiting 1574 or 266 Cor. 114th Street Indianapolis Blvd. Five Points On Routes 12-20-41 Whiting, Indiana WEDDING PARTIES DINNER PARTIES BANQUETS Compliments of THE CALUMET NATIONAL BANK of Hammond 5231 Hohman Avenue Hammond, Indiana ALLEN LEE BOYD " Boyd -brain ” Patrol 1, 2; Forum Club 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 5, 4; Physics Club 3; Stage Production Staff 3, 4. One Hundred Six VOGEL’S INC. RESTAURANT FISH, CHICKEN, STEAK and FROG LEG DINNERS OPEN YEAR AROUND 1250 Indianapolis Boulevard On Routes 12-20 -41 Phone Whiting 1250 Whiting, Indiana Compliments of Paul Palko . Jr. PAUL’S TAP ROOM 1 9 1 6 Calumet Avenue Whiting, Indiana Phone Whiting 15 63 VERNON J. BRACKETT " Pokie” Irving 1; Football 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 2, 4; Physics Club 3; Patrol 2, 3, 4; C Club 2, 3, 4; Forum Club 4. Page One Hundred Seven COMPLIMENTS OF Richard A. Linn West Park Grocery- Phone 710 Q uailty Foods Winsberg’s Exclusive Styles for Young Men 1341 - 119th Street Phono 744 WHITING, INDIANA MAGDALEN CECELIA BUROSH " Madge” Latin Club 1, 2; Chorus 1; Powder Horn 4; Y-Tecns 3, 4; Debate 1, 2, 3; Speech 2, 3, 4; Poetry Club 2; Forum Club 3, 4; GAC 3; " Double Door”; Spanish Club 3; Student Council 2; " Riding Down the Sky”. Good Luck, Graduates ! from your friends at Northern Indiana Stationery Store 5307 Hohman Ave. Sheffield 1 1 1 Hammond, Indiana West Park Pharmacy 820 - 11 9tk Street Whiting, Indiana JEANNINE CAMPBELL " Half -Vint” Y-Teens I, 2, 3; Service Club 1, 2, 3; Forum 3, 4; Chorus 1, 2, 3; GAC 1; Red Cross I; " Hearts and Blossoms”; " Riding Down the Sky”; " Daniel Boone”. Page One Hundred Eight Compliments of Compliments of Wayne Uliana Hotel ( Oil Workers’ International Union Local 210 142 Rimbach Street Hammond, Indiana The Hopman Company CLEANERS and DYERS 731 - 73 3 Sibley Street Phone Sheffield 5 040 or Enterprise 8000 Hammond, Indiana EMII. W. BUKSAR " Buck” Basketball 1; Arconautics Club 2; Cross Country 1, 2; Forum Club 3; Physics Club 3; Basball 4; Radio Club 2; Football 4. " The School That Gets Results ” Day or Evening Complete Business Training Hammond Business College Phone Sheffield 1954 John Murray, Director of Studies 5141 Hohman A venue (Opposite the . C. Penny Company) RUTH MARIE BURGESS " Rnthie " Spanish Club 1; Y-Tccns 3, 4; Red Cross 4; Forum Club 4; Stage Production Staff 4; Shorthand Club 4. Page One Hundred Nine Guaranteed Service and Repairs i Electrical Supplies and Merchandise Supreme Appliances 1516 - 11 9th Street Compliments of Phone W kiting 731 Illiana Florist and Nursery " RADIOS” MOTOROLA - GAROD - EMERSON ARVIN AND OTHERS A. B. C. Washing Machines 18 57 Warwick Avenue Kirby Vacuum Cleaners SWARTHOUT CHEVROLET, Inc. 110 5 - 119th Street WHITING, INDIANA HOWARD CHARLES CANNER " prag” Cross Country 2; Forum Club 3, 4; Arconautics Club 3; Patrol 1. Page Otic Hundred Ten Henry F. Eggers Co Compliments of Trucking and Excavating Coal and Building Material Yard 2227 New York Avenue Telephone 697 Res. 1510 Lake Ave. Whiting, lnd. ROBERT CERAJEWSK.1 " Bob ” Tech 1, 2; Art Club 3; Mixed Chorus 3; Forum Club 4. Eddie Filas SHOE SERVICE 1923 Calumet Avenue Rhone 2313-M Whiting, lnd. Best Quality Shoe Service KVERRETT GAGE CRIPPEN C Club 3, 4; Stamp Club 2; Tennis 2, 3, 4; Span ish Club 2, 3; Forum Club 3. Rudolf’s Beauty Salon JEWELRY and COSMETICS JOHN JOSEPH CHRISTOF " Sunshine” Patrol 1, 2; Chorus 1, 2, 3; Forum Club 4; " Hearts and Blossoms " ; " Riding Down the Sky”; " Daniel Boone”; Stage Production Staff 2. Milo’s Food Shop Phone 1199 1604 Lake Avenue Whiting, Indiana SHIRLEY ELAINE DHEUR " Squirrel” Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4; GAC 1, 2; Service Club 4; Latin Club 1, 2. Page One Hundred Eleven Jansen’s Super Market Groceries, Fresh Meats, Frozen Foods, Fresh Fruits and Vegetables 1715 Indianapolis Blvd. Phone 1274 JOSEPH DOLAK " Joe” Basketball 1, 2, 3! Track 1, 2; Baseball 3, 4; Forum Club 3, 4; C Club 4; Hi-Y 3; Physics Club 3; Cross C ountry 2, 3; Student Council 4. Gordy Johnnie’s Mobile Service Corner of Hohman and Gostlin Phone Sheffield 10070 HELEN DREW " Dn Du ” Y -Teens 1, 2; Spanish Club 1, 2; Forum Club 4; GAC 4; Stage Production Staff 4. Robertsdale Liquor Store Quality Package Liquors and Wine 1932 Calumet Avenue Whiting, Indiana JOE J. DOMASJCA " P-Joe ” Football 3, 4; C Club 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Physics Club 3. Dr. M. J. Ritter Dentist Phone 877 1417-1 19thSl. WHITING. INDIANA DONALD Di EDDY " Don " Cross Country 1, 2; Physics Club 3; Latin Club 1, 2; Powder Horn 4; ’ ' Riding Down the Sky”; ’’Hearts and Blossoms”; " Daniel Boone " ; " Double Door”; Speech 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 3, 4; " The Golden Trail”; Boy s Quartet 4; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Boys’ Chorus 1, 2; National Honor Society 3, 4; Basketball 1. Page One Hundred Twelve COMPLIMENTS OF Uliana Hotel A . Lachoivicz, Manager Compliments of Uptown Cab Company Peter Stecy, M. D. 24 Hour Service Phone Whiting 2063 Stanley Arcella, Pres. GLENN EGGERS " Gooney” Football 1, 2, 3, 3; C Club 3, 4; Art Club 3; Forum Club 4. • WILLIAM ROSS FAUGH " Fun gas” Patrol 1; Forum Club 4; Physics Club 3. Schlater Funeral Home Compliments of AMBULANCE SERVICE Roby Inn Cafe 1620 Indianapolis Blvd. Phone Whiting 531 Fish, Chicken, and Steak Dinners WHITING. INDIANA JOAN FARLEY Stage Production Staff 3, 4; Physics Club 4; Latin Club 3; GAC 1, 2; Art Club 3, 4; Shorthand Club 4. THERESA MARIE FIEDLER " T essy " GAC 2; Y-Teens 1, 2; Forum Club Page One Hundred Thirteen Bruce W. Avery Runick’s Tavern WILLIAM FIGLER " Figs” Radio Club 2; Aeronautics Club 3; Forum Club 4; Football Manager 2, 3, 4; Baseball 3, 4; C Club 3, 4. PAT FILAS Service Club 1, 2, 3; Y-Teens 1, 2, 3; Forum Club 3; GAC 1; Chorus 2, 3; " Hearts and Blossoms”. Compliments of Seifer’s Furniture Co. 1406 - 1 19th Street WHITING. INDIANA PROSPER E. FRANCHIMONT " Frcnchy” Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 3, 4; C Club 2, 3, 4; Latin Club 1, 2; Physics Club 3; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Student Council 4; Band 1, 2, 3, 4: Forum Club 3, 4; Baseball 4; Cross Counry 1, 2. Dentist Phone Whiting 1159 CENTRAL STATE BANK BUILDING 1902 Indianapolis Blvd. Whiting, Ind iana MACK G. FOREMAN " Horns” Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; Bassball 4; C Club 3, 4; Physics Club 3; Forum Club 3, 4; Student Council 4. LOIS JEAN FOSTER Y-Tecns 1; GAC 1; Latin Club l, 2; Spanish Club 3, 4; Forum Club 4; Debate 2. Compliments of Hoosier Coal Company Edward H. Shade, Proprietor ff Exclusive Agent for CAVALIER COAL” Phone Whiting 765 1505 East 177th Street WILLIAM M. FURTAK " Bill” Patrol 1, Chorus 2, 4; Boys’ Glee Club 1, 3; " Riding Down the Sky”; Hearts and Blossoms”; " Daniel Boone”; Physics Club 3; Forum Club 4. Page One Hundred Fourteen Compliments of Compliments of Radio Center ARTHUR J. GASENICA " Joe” Football 2, 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Physics Club 3; Latin Club 1, 2; C Club 3, 4; Powder Horn 4; Student Council 3, 4; Forum Club 2, 3, 3. DOROTHY MAE GOEBEL " Do tic ” Band 2, 3, 4; Forum Club 4; Y-Teens 4; Student Council 1. Compliments of Dr. Harry R. Barton Dentist JAMES GROSHANS " Jim” Hi-Y 2, 3; Latin Club I; Stage Production Staff 2; Mixed Chorus 4. JOE W. GULVAS " Joey” Forum Club 4; Football 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Track 1, 2, 3; Physics Slub 3; Baseball 3, 4. ROY A DAM HANSEN Latin Club 1, 2; Physics Club 3; Forum Club 4. Atlantic Pacific Tea Co. FRANK W. HILL Latin Club 1, 2; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; Cross Country 2, 3, 4; Football 1; Hi-Y 3, 4; Forum Club 2, 3, 4; C Club 2, 3, 4; Debate 2, 3, 3; Speech 2, 3, 3; Physics Club 4; Student Council 4; Powder Horn 4; National Honor Society 4. MARY LOU HOGGATT " Shorty” Latin Club 1, 2; Y-Teens 1, 2; GAC 1, 2; Forum Club Orchestra 1. Reaven’s for Jewelry — Radios -- Cameras 1533 - 119th Street Next to the lloosier Theatre Phone Whiting 1155 HENRY H. HORLBECK " Hank " Latin Club 1, 2; Physics Club .1; Forum Club 4 , Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Basktball 1, 2, 3; Track 2; C Club 3, 4. WILLIAM HORLBECK " Bill” Physics Club 3; Forum Club 3, 4; " Help Yourself’; Latin Club 1, 2. Page One Hundred Fiftcm American Trust and Savings Bank SMALL JOBS BUILT THIS BUSINESS Phone: Whiting 850 - 851 General Banking Personal Loans Insurance Real Estate F. H. A. Loans Member of Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. VIOLET H. HORNYAK " Vi " Spanish Club 1; Y-Teens 1; Orchestra 3, 4; Student Council 3; Forum Club 4; Art Club 4. FLORENCE HOTCHKISS " Flo” Spanish Club 2; Chorus 3, 4; Forum Club 4; “Daniel Boone.” " If it’s Borden’s, It’s Got to Be Good” GENEVIEVE HUDAK " Gentry ” Y-Teens 1, 2, 4; Chorus 1; “Riding Down the Sky”; Forum Club 4. DOROTHY ANNE JAMES " Dot” Latin Club 1; Spanish Club 3; Red Cross 1, 2; Student Council 4; Physics Club 4; Y-Teens 1; Forum Club 3, 4; Orchestra 3; Radio Club 4. That ' s why we respect and welcome them today— they receive the same careful attention as of yore. Ben Franklin Press 1864 Indianapolis Blvd. Telephone 1260-61 IRENE ELAINE JEFCHAK " Jeff " Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 1; " Riding Down the Sky”; Red Cross 4; Forum Club 4. Mills’ Auto Parts NORMAN JONES " Jones” Football 1; Basketball 1, 2; Track 1, 2; Cross Country 2; Tennis 2, 3; Golf 4; C Club 3, 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Latin Club 1, 2; Physics Club 3; Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Red Cross 1; “Help Yourself”; “Double Door.” Page One Hundred Sixteen George Rogers Clark — Franklin Parent Teachers’ Association Mrs. J. L. Latemeau, President Mrs. Kenneth Burkey. First Vice-Pres. Mrs. Ernest Franks, Second Vice-Pres Compliments of Mrs. Martin Haney, Treasurer Mrs. Earl Roberts, Rec. Secretary Miss Miriam Penn, Corr. Secretary Mrs. Jesse Ducommun Mrs. Carl Binbammer Members-at-Lnrge Mrs. Clifford Leisure Dean O. Taggart, D. D. S. DOUGLAS JORDAN " Doug” Latin Club 1, 2; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Band 2, 3, 4; Golf 3, 4; Forum Club 3, 4; " Help Yourself " ; " Double Door " ; National Honor Society 4. DOLORES J. KAUCHAK " Kauch ” Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4; Latin Club 1, 2; Y-Teens 1, 2; Stage Production Staff 1, 2; Red Cross 1, 2; Debate 1; Forum Club 4; Art Club 4. LORRAINE ANN KILDUSKI " Lorry” Latin Club 1, 2: Mixed Chorus 2, 4; Y-Tecns 2, 3, 4; Girls’ Glee Club 1, 3; Red Cross 2, 3, 4; i ' orum Club 3, 4; Student Council 3, 4; Physics Club 3; Pio- neer News 4; Powder Horn 4; " Daniel Boone”; National Honor Society 4; " The Goldn Trail”; " Hearts and Blossoms.” Sandwiches Meals COMPLIMENTS OF Victory Restaurant John Ciesar Sons 1860 Indianapolis Blvd. Chrysler - Plymouth Sales Phone 2187 ROBERT J. KAUCHAK " Bob” Track 1; Wrestling I, 3, 4; Spanish Club 1, 2; Physics Club 3; Forum Club 3, 4; Student Council 4; Powder Horn 4; C Club 3, 4. GAY KILKEARY " Gertie” Latin Club 1, 2; " Riding Down the Sky”; " Hearts and Blossoms " ; Red Cross 1, 2, 3; Girls’ Glee Club 1, 2; Mixed Chorus 3; Forum Club Y-Tcens 1. MARY ELLEN KEKELIK " Red ’ Latin Club 1; Radio Club 2, 4; GAC 3; L-Teens 1, 4; Forum 4; Red Cross 4. STANLEY LAVERNE KOESTER " Rusty” Chorus 1, 2; " Riding Down the Sky " ; " Hearts and Blossoms " ; Latin Club 1, 2; Physics Club 3. Page One Hundred Seven teen Sporting Goods Electrical Appliances Neal Price’s " THE FIRESTONE STORE” 1309 - 119th Street Firestone Tires and Accessories Radios Phonograph Records CHARLOTTE KOMPIER " Char” Latin Club 1; Y-Teens 1, 2; GAC 1; Chorus 2, 3; Forum Club 3. EVERETT MELVIN KORTORAX " Corky " Patrol 1, 2; Stage Production Staff 3; Forum Club 3, 4. Compliments of Dr. J. A. Me Carthy BARBARA JEAN KOSIOR " Teertie ” Girls’ Glee Club 3; Forum Club 4; Red Cross 3; Poetry Club 2; Sage Production Staff 3, 4; Y-Teens 1, 2, 4; Art Club 4. ROSEMARIE A. KOSIOR " Rosie” Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4; GAC 4; Latin Club 1, 2; Forum Club 3, 4; Stage Production Staff 4. DONALD KRAUSE " Don” Hi-Y 3, 4; Patrol 2, 3; Chorus 3; Physics Club 3. BUSINESS AS A CAREER COURSES include: Secretarial Stenographic Accounting Comptometry Business Administration Day and Evening Classes Bulletin on Request Hartnett College ' A School of Business " Telephone Sheffield 470 5248 Hohman Avenue FRANCIS PAUL KRAUSKY " Babe” Football 1, 2, 3, 4; C Club 3, 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Aeronautics Club 3; Patrol I; National Honor Socicy 4. Ask For Your Favorite Milk Dixie Sheffield 319 STEVEN EMERY KRISTOFF " Fat” Patrol 1, 2; Forum 3, 4; Hi-Y 3, 4; Stage Pro- duction Staff 3, 4; " Help Yourself " ; Golf 4; Art Club 1, 2. _ ROGER KROUSH Irving 1; Patrol 3, 4; Chorus 4; " Double Door " . ROSEMARY T. KUBAYKO Page One Hundred Eighteen Best Wishes to the Class of ’ 47 J. J. Newberry Co. The Calumet Region’s Largest 5c to $1.00 Store 1-110- 119th St. Whiting, Ind. " Rosie” Stage Production 1, 2, 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Dramatic Club 1; Y-Tcens 1, 2, 4; Red Cross 2, 3; Art Club 3, 4. ABEL KUKUCH " Abe” Radio Club 2, 3; Physics Club 3; " Help Yourself”; Forum Club 3, 4. Where Everyone Goes for Indiana Supply Corp. Everything for the Home Better Home Equipment 1 19th at Central Whiting 2050 FRANK MARTIN LONG " Lon git n Track 1, 2, 3; Cross Country 1, 2, 3, 4; Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Orchestra I, 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Latin Club 1, 2; Physics Club 3; C Club 2, 3, 4; National Honor Society 4. DONALD L. McCOY " Mac” Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2; Wrestling 3, 4; " Help Yourself”; Powder Horn 4; Spanish Club 2, 3; Physics Club 3; Forum Club 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Baseball 4; C Club 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 3, 4. OFF the RECORD — your favorite music is here Hammond’s Most Complete Record Shop Decca Victor Capitol Edward C. Minas Company records in popular and classical selections STATE STREET HAMMOND DOLORES MALLOY " Do” GAC 1, 2, 3, 4; Y-Tccns 1, 2, 3, 4; Band 2, 3, 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Spanish Club 1, 2; Double Sextet 3; Triple Trio 4; Pioneer News 4; Powder Horn 4; " Riding Down the Sky”; " Help Yourself”; Red Cross 4; Stage Production Staff 1; Shorthand Club 4. ”A Complete Home Service Brought to the Home” Northern Indiana Lumber Coal Company Lake Avenue at Pennsylvania Tracks 1 ’hone 670 or 67 1 MILAN MANCHAK " Ski” Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 1, 2, 3, 4; Spanish Club 3, 4; C Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Art Club 1, 2, 3, 4. GEORGE MARKUS " Marko” Football 1; Basketball 1; Areonautics Club 3; Forum Club 4; Baseball 3. Page One Hundred Nineteen COUSINS — The Store that Confidence Built Home of Parkview Recreation COUSINS’ Certified Diamonds ELGIN, BULOVA, GRUEN, and BENRUS " Bowl for Health” WATCHES Quality Jewelers 1812 Calumet Avenue Cousins 5133 Hohman Avenue Hammond, Indiana MICH AFX MARTICH WHITING. INDIANA " Smokey ” Physics Club 3; Forum Club 3, 4; Radio Club 3, 4; SARA ELAINE MILLER Student Council 3 ; Cross Country 4. " Toots” MARIAN MILLO Red Cross 1, 4; GAC 1; Y-Teens 1; Mixed Chorus 2, 4; Forum Club 4; Stage Production Staff 4; " Daniel " Mi” Boone”; " Hearts and Blossoms”; " Riding Down the Mixed Chorus 1; Y-Teens 1, 2. Sky”; Girls Chorus 1. Mikuly ’s Compliments of formerly Evans’ 822 - 1 19th Street Ice Cream Dr. R. L. Tallman Specializing in Hamburgers Open until 11:30 p.m. jOHN MINDAS " Rocky” Cross Country 2, 4; Track 2, 4; C .lul 2, 3, 4; BARBARA JEAN MILLER Ii,rum Club 4; U. S. Navy — 16 months. LUCILLE MARIE MUROVICH " T oofs” " Bob” Debate 1; Speech 1; " Double Door”; GAC 1; Glee Latin Club 1, 2; GAC 1; Powder Horn 4; Physics Club 1; Dramatic Club 1; Poetry Club 2; Latin Club Club 3; Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4; Debate 1, 2, 3; Speech 1, 2; Forum Club 3, 4; Red Cross 3, 4; Stage Pro- 2, 3, 4; Poetry Club 2; Forum 3, 4; Girls’ Choir 4; duction Staff 1, 2, 3, 4; Drum Majorette 2, 3, 4; Double Sextet 3; Triple Trio 4; Student Council 4; " Riding Down the Sky”; Art Club 3, 4; Shorthand National Honor Society 4; " The Golden Trail.” Club 4; Radio Club 4. Page One Hundred Twenty Compliments of STILLWEL FURNITURE CO. O Drobinak Brothers 1450 - 52 - 119th Street Phone Whiting 1 127 Whiting, Ind. JUANITA NAUCH " Nita” Glee Club 4; Red Cross 3; Forum Club 3, 4; Stage Production Staff 4; Y-Tcens I, 2, 4. ADAM’S VARIETY STORE " We Make Our Otvn Ice Cream ” 45 3 5 Hohman Ave Phone Sheffield 10 2 56 DOLORES E. NEVILLE " Dotty” GAC I, 4; Library Club 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; " Hearts and Blossoms”; " Riding Down the Sky”; " Daniel Boone”; Powder Horn 4. FASHION HOSIERY SHOP Lingerie — Gloves Hosiery Repair Service 1545 - 119th Street Phone 2 016 MARY OLENUS " Marc” Latin Club 1, 2; Library Club 4; Y-Tcens 1, 2, 3; Mixed Chorus 1; Double Sextet 3; Triple Trio 2, 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Rd Cross 3, 4; Stage Production Staff 3, 4; Poetry Club 2: " Riding Down the Sky”; Help Yourself”; National Honor Society 4. BOULEVARD INN 142 3 Indianapolis Blvd. A Good Place To Stop When You Are Hungry Por A Sandwich. Lunch Or Dinner And For A Lift 0 BEER - - WINE - - LIQUOR Cigarettes the Way You W ant ' Em’’ Whiting, Ind. Tel. 1596 WALTER PANASUK ' Wally” Art Club 3, 4; Forum Club 4; Physics Club 4. Compliments of BELLEN’S CAFE 106th and Indianapolic Roby, Indiana YOLANDA M. PASZTOR Forum Club 3, 4; Y-Tcens 2, 4; Art Club 4; Glee Club 3; Red Cross 2, 3, 4; Poetry Club 2. Compliments of R S SHOE STORE Phone Whiting 23 3 8-J Whiting, Indiana ELAINE OSBORNE ”E” Cheerleader 3, 4; Y-Tcens 1, 2, 3, 4; Latin Club 1, 2; Forum Club 3, 4; Band 2, 3; Stage Production Staff 3, 4; Student Council 4; Art Club 4; Powder Horn 4. HAMMOND PLUMBING AND HOME SUPPLY The Home Supply Department Store " Plumbing, Heating, Paints Hardware and Electrical 555 State St. Hammond, Ind. Sheffield 5802 SUPREME CLEANERS DYERS Phones Whiting 391 - 392 1849 Indianapolis Boulvard WHITING. INDIANA THERESA ROSE PAVLOVIC " Tessie ” Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4; GAC 1, 2, 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 1; Forum Club 3, 4; Library Club 3, 4; " Riding Down the Sky”; " Double Door.” Page One Hundred Twenty-one Compliments of DR. G. S. HILLIARD 142 3 - 119th St. Whiting 788 GEORGE EUGENE PETERS " Pete " Football 1, 2; Track 1; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Cross Country 3, 4; Physics Club 3; Student Council 4; Baseball 4; Forum Club 4; Hi-Y 4; C Club 2, 3, 4; National Honor Society 4. Congratulations , Seniors! Everything in Jewelry PARAMOUNT JEWELER E. W. Hess, Prop. 5409 Hohman Avenue Hammond, Indiana MARY PETIACH " Duffy " Chorus 1; Girls’ Choir 4; Art Club 3; Shorthand Club 4. Compliments of A. E. SCEEREY, D. D. S. American Trust Building Phone Whiting 1144 BETTY JANE PETKOVICK " Betts " Cheerleader 3, 4; Spanish Club 1; Pioneer News 3, 4; Forum Club 4; Powder Horn 4; Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4; GAC 1; Red Cross 1, 2; " Double Door.” Compliments of KUHN CLINIC HOSPITAL CHARLES PETROVICH " Pet hie ” Basketball Manager 1, 2, 3, 4; Football Manager 3, 4; Spanish Club 2, 3; Forum Club 3; Baseball 3, 4; Physics Club 4; C Club 3, 4. EICHMAN’S FOOD SHOP 922-1 19th Street Whiting, Indiana Phone Whiting 1180 Compliments of JOSEPH GASENICA lOIS JEAN PIERCE " I.o” GAC 1, 2, 3, 4; Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4; Latin Club I, 2; Red Cross 4; Forum Club 3, 4; " Help Yourself”; Stage Production Staff 2, 3, 4; " Riding Down the Sky’ ; Mixed Chorus 1; Powder Horn 4; Shorthand ( lub 4. Compliments of JOE W. GRIFFIN Attorney at Law 212 Anderson Building Ottumwa, Iowa Compliments of WHITE’S FOOD SHOP Corner of 119th and Calumet BETTY LOU PIVARNIK " Piv " Red Cross 2, 3, 4; Worum Club 4; Latin Club 2, 3; Pioneer News 3, 4; Powder Horn 4; Y-Teens 2, 3, 4; Girls’ Glee Club 2; Debat 3; Speech 3; Service Club 2, 3; Shorthand Club 4, Stage Production Staff; 4; National Honor Society 4. Page One Hundred Twenty-two M. SILVIAN Wholesale Cigars, Cigarettes, and Tobacco 2026 Schrage Avenue Phone Whiting 288 Whiting, inch Compliments of CALUMET POULTRY AND EGGS 1910 Calumet Avenue Whiting, Indiana MARY JANE QUINN ARTHUR JAMES POWELL " Janie” " Art” Y-Tecns 1 , 2, 3, 4; Red Cross 1, 2, 3; Stage Latin Club 1, 2; Hi-Y 3, 4; Physics Club 2; Forum Production Staff 2, 3, 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Pioneer Club 4; Debate 1; Speech 1; " Help Yourself”; " Double News 4; Powder Horn 4; Speech 1; Debate 1; Latin Door”; Pion:er News 2, 3, 4; Powder Horn 3, 4; Club 1, 2; Studen Council 3, ; Dramatic Club 1; Student Council 3, 4; National Honor Society 4. Shorthand Club 4; National Honor Society 4. Authorized Service — HOOSIER APPLIANCE SHOP Gasoline Car Heaters Kelvinator, RCA Victor Stromberg - Carlson P O P PE N ’ S 5262 Hohman Ave. Hammond. Ind. 119th Street at Wespark Avenue Phone Sheffield 5384 Phone 1090 DAVID NOEL ROBERTS " Dave” Latin Club 1, 2; Physics Club 3; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; HELEN A. POWELL Patrol 1, 2, 3; Forum Club 3, 4; Cross Counry 2, 3, 4; Red Cross 1; Orchestra 3. 4; Forum Club 4; Art Football 1; Wrestling 1, 2, 3, 4; Track I, 2, 3, 4; Club 4. C Club 3, 4; National Honor Society 3, 4. STEAK - N - SHAKE at Five Points CHECKER TAXI COMPANY PHONE Whiting 610 Established 1922 " In Sight, It Must Be Right ” 1302 - 119th Street Whiling, Ind. JOSEPH J. CHILLA Compliments of Real Estate and Insurance FRED BEISEL 1916 Indianapolis Blvd. Department Store Phone 1 1 34 1536 - 1 19th Street Whiting, Indiana Phone 479 DONALD A. PRAHLOW SARAH ASH ROBERTS " Don” " Sally” Latin Club 1, 2; Physics Club 3; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Latin Club 1, 2; Mixed Chorus 1; Y-Tecns 1 , 2, 3, Forum Club 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 1, 2, 3; Track 1, 2, 4; GAC 2, 3; Stage Production Staff 2, 3, 4; " Riding 3, 4; " Double Door”; " Riding Down the Sky”; " Hearts Down the Sky”; Pioneer News 4; Powder Horn 4; and Blossoms”; " Daniel Boone”; Naional Honor Society Physics Club 3; Student Council 4; Forum Club 4; C Club 4. 4; Poetry Club 2; National Honor Society 4. Page One Hundred Twenty-three JAMES J. CRAVENS Dentist GLENN SHOES JOSEPH A. RUEFF, JR. " Joe” Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Orchestra 2, 3; Debate 1, 2, 3, 4; Speech 1, 2, 3, 4; Cross Country 1; Tennis 2, 3; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; C Club 3, 4; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Pioneer 3, 4; Powder Horn 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Latin Club 1, 2; Spanish Club 3, 4; Physics Club 3; Student Council 3; " Double Door " ; National Honor Society 4. ROY G. OSBORNE Building Contractor 1910 New York Avenue Whiting, Inch Phone Whiting 2132 WAYNE ROBERTS Track Manager 1; Stage Production Staff 1; Spanish Club 1, 2; Forum Club 3, 4; Physics Club 3. Phone 2398-J Also Copies Made to Order ANN ADAMS’ MILLINERY BRIDAL SHOP Original Hat Designs 1421 - 1 19th Street Whiting, Ind. DOMINIK’S Grocery and Meat Market Phone 152-J 2446 White Oak Avenue MARY ELIZABETH RUEBHAUSEN " Liz” Noll Central 1; Latin Club 2; GAC 3; Double Sextet 3; Y-Teens 2, 3, 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Powder Horn 4. 133 7 - 119th St. Whiting, Ind. JO ANN RUNICK " Jo” Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4; Latin Club 1, 2; GAC 2; Physics Club 3; Stage Production Staff 3, 4; Pioneer News 4; Powder Horn 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Student Council 2; Poetry Club 2; National Honor Society 4. Compliments of DR. HARRY SILVIAN SHIRLEY MAE SASS " Smily” Band 2, 3, 4; Y-Teens 3. 4; GAC 2; Red Cross 4; Mixed Chorus 4; Orchestra 2; Shorthand Club 4. " Mickey” McQuade SOUTH SHORE CLEANERS All Garments Insured Against Fire and Theft Phone 630 WE DELIVER PAUL VOREACOS Painter and Decorator 1843 Davis Avenue Whiling, Ind. Phone Whiting 1268 HENRIETTA SCHUHRKE " Henry” Chorus 4; Forum Club 4. Page One Hundred Twenty-four KOZACIK HARDWARE CO. Inc. A - OK GARAGE See Us First — We Have It 819 - 119th Street Hardware and Furniture 1600 East 119th Street Whiting. Indiana Phone 870 Whiting, Ind. Mechanics with 63 years of Experience Whiting, Indiana WHITING SERVICE STATION CONDES BROTHERS Frank 1 laran gody, Proprietor " We Make Our Own Ice Cream ” Corner of 119th Indianapolis Blvd. 1116 - 119th Street Whiting. Indiana Whiting, Indiana ERNEST LOUIS SCIACERO " Emir” Patrol I; Latin Club 1; Hi-Y 3; Physics Club 3; Stage Production Staff 3; Forum 3, 4. JOSEPH SISKA " Sisko Kin” Football 3, 4; Baseball; Latin Club 3, 4; C Club 3, 4; Forum Club 4; Band !, 2; Cross Country 2. CHAPEK’S FOOD SHOP Open Evenings DR. WILLIAM J. LYNCH Grocery and Fountain Service 1022 West 119th Street Phone Whiting 284 Phone Whiting 1562 Whiting. Indiana GEORGE E. SEMANCIK " Sammy” Latin Club 1; Physics Club 3; Forum 3, 4; Stage Pioduction Staff 3, Hi-Y 4; " Double Door.” WHITING STUDIO Compliments of Portraits by Frank J. Bezan M )DERN RADIO APPLIANCE Phone Whiting 556-M 1200 - 119th Street 1937 Indianapolis Blvd. Uliana Hotel Building JACK W. SLINGSBY " Slugger” Phone 846 Football 1, 3, 4; Baseball 4; C Club 4; Latin Club 1, 2; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Physics Club 3; " Help Yourself.” Reliable Radio Repairs Page One Hundred Twenty-five Compliments of HOPPE’S SERVICE STATION CHALMERS SMITH " Chow " Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4; Cross Country 1; Latin Club 2, 3; Physics Club 3; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Powder Horn 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Spanish Club 3; " Help Yourself”; Natioal Honor Society 3, 4; Student Council 3, 4. WEST PARK GIFT SHOP Ladies’ and Infants’ Wear Greeting Cards 1112 - 119th Street Whiting, Inch Phone Whiting 505-J Compliments of DR. H. O. MORIARTY MARILYN SMITH " Smitty” Horace Mann 1, 2, 3; Powder Horn 4; Y-Teens 4; Spanish Club 4; Forum Club 4; ' ‘Double Door”; Speech 4. GEORGE’S LUNCH 4807 Hohman Avenue Phone Sheffield 10205 Hammond, Indiana Compliments of DR. EDWARD F. KOSIOR MARIAN J. SNARICH " Pudgie” Mixed Chorus 1; Forum Club 3, 4; Y-Teens 4; Art Club 4; Stage Production Staff 4; Rer Cross 4. ILLIANA SUPER SERVICE Phone W biting 751 121st and Calumet Avenue WHITING NEWS COMPANY School and Office Supplies GREETINGS CARDS BOOKS 1417 -119th Street WHITING, INDIANA " Say It With Flowers ” HANSEN BROTHERS FLORISTS Hammond, Indiana ANN THERESE SOLTIS " Ainks ” GAC 1, 2, 3, 4; Rd Cross 1, 4; Y-Teens 1, 4; Forum Club 4; A rt Club 1, 2; Shorthand Club 4. Page One Hundred Twenty-six WHITING SHADE AWNING Compliments of COMPANY 1242 - 119th St. Whiting, Ind. GREGOROVICH SERVICE STATION Gas — Oil -- Accessories STANDARD OIL PRODUCTS Corner 119th and Calumet Avenue Phone Whiting 1567 Whiting, Indiana LINCO RESTAURANT Sizzling Steaks Bar B-Q Sandwiches ALWAYS OPEN At the Five Points Phone Whiting 1535 Compliments of BROWN’S WOMEN’S APPAREL 1 343 - 1 19th Street HELEN J. SOTAK " Sots” Chorus 1; " Riding Down the Sky”; " Help Yourself”; Spanish Club 4; Y -Teens 4; Stage Production Staff 4; Studcn Council 4; Forum Club 4; Shorthand Club 4. MAMRILA’S FOOD SHOP 1549 Myrtle Street Phone 29 LOUISE SPEAKS " Red” Hammond High 1, 2; GAC 4. " Say It With Flowers” WHITING FLOWER SHOP Edward Klem and Howard Stawitche 1 347 - 1 1 9th Street Phone Whiting 32 6-R Compliments of WACLAWEK’S DELICATESSEN 1110 - 121 Street Whiting, Indiana Compliments of TWO " REEL” FRIENDS JOAN MARIE STANISH " h ” Y-Teens 3, 4; Forum Club 4; Shorthand Club 4. Page One Hundred Twenty-seven Cash and Carry Saves Your Money LIBERTY CLEANERS First Class Workmanship Phone 186-4-J 110-121 Street ILLIANA SHOE REBUILDER John Johnson, Proprietor Expert Repair Work and Shoe Shining 1904 Indianapolis Blvd. Next to the Central Stale Bank Building JULIUS SUDINSKI " Suds” Cross Country 1; Patrol 1, 3; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Physics Club 3; Forum Club 3, 4; Sutlent Council 4. WHITING DRUG STORE D. Tolrhinsky, 11 Ph. 1308 - 119th Street Whiting, Ind. Phone 1580 At Your Service DCNNA FAYE STUMPH " Shrumpy " Band l t 2, 3, 4; Latin Club 1, 2; Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4; Stage Production Staff 3; Physics Club 3; Pioneer News 4; Powder Horn 4; Rer Cross 1; Forum Club 3, 4; GAC 1 ; Shorthand Club 4. PETER LEVENT’S Fish and Chicken Dinners OPEN ALL YEAR AROUND 1247 Calumet Avenue One Block North of Five Points Compliments of MOSTIL’S ROBERT L. TALLMAN " Bob” Wrestling 1, 2; Latin Club 1, 2; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Student Council 2; Physics Club 3; Powder Horn 4. Compliments of RIFFER’S MEN’S WEAR 1401 - 119th Street Whiting, Indiana FISHER’S BIKE SHOP 115-1 19th Street II I hey Can Be Fixed — We Fix Them Tires, Tubes All Bike Parts New Tricycles New Schwinn Bikes Repairing, Rebuilding, Refinishing Compliments of CARL BUEHLER General Contractor 1513 Lake Avenue Phone Whiting 1217 SHIRLEY TEMPLETON " Squirt ” Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4; Red Cross 1; Mixed Chorus 1; Forum Club 3, 4. Page One Hundred Twenty-eight JACK FOX SONS KLEAN SHOE REPAIR For Undergrad Clothes 1905 Clark Street And Sportswear Whiting, Indiana HARRY OLON’S BARBER SHOP Compliments of 821 - 119th Street NEUMODE HOSIERY SHOP Whiting, Indiana 5140 Hohman Avenue ”Take Good Care of Your Hair” Hammond, Indiana MACK’S FRESH CANDIES INDIANA RED HOTS 141 8 V i - 119th Street Whiting, Indiana KENNETH THOMAS " Ken " Patrol 1, 2, 3, 4; Aeronautics Club 3; Forum Club 3, 4. MARGARET E. TOLLEY " Marge” Y-Teens 1, 2, 4; Chorus 1; Forum Club 3, 4; " Riding Down the Sky”. Home Appliances Repairs THE DEXTER TWIN America’s Fastest Washing Machine” WHITING LAUNDRY 1908 Indianapolis Blvd. 1733 Indianapolis Blvd. Phone Whiting 490 Phone Whiting 1190 BERNARD T. TUMIDALSKY " Tim mi e” Football 1, 2, 3, 4; C Club 3, 4; Physics Club 3; Forum Club 3, 4; Hi-Y 4. Page One Hundred Twenty-nine VARELLA’S SERVICE STATION NORMAN JEWELERS Standard Oil Products " Hammond’s Most Beautiful Gas - Oil - Accessories Jewelry Store ” At the Five Points Phone Whiting 2193 5257 HohmanAve. Hammond, Ind. Compliments of Compliments of CHRIST VOLDER OWENS FUNERAL HOME 1717 Indianapolis Blvd. WILLIAM H. VOBACH " Bill” Mixed Chorus 1; Latin Club 1, 2; Cross Country 1; Debate 1, 2, 3, 4; Physics Club 3; Speech 1, 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Forum Club 3, 4; Pioneer News 3; Powder Horn 3; National Honor Society 3, 4; Tennis 3, 4; Student Council 3, 4. Compliments of Compliments of SCHNEIDER’S DEPT. STORE QUINN’S 43 3 State Street Phone 1996 121st Street at Atchison PICHARD TUMIDALSKY " Dor” i Patrol 1; Forum Club 3, 4; Aeronautics 3. 1 Where Good Friends Meet C. M. JONES, M. D. Records Radios Appliances Radio Service PAUL VLADIKA " Payinkec ” Boys’ Glee Club 1, 2; " Riding Down the Sky”; Wrestling 2; Physics Club 3; Track 2; Cross Country 2; Baseball 3, 4; Forum Club 4; Band 2, 3, 4; Orchestra 4; Spanish Club 3, 4; Hi-Y 4; Tennis 3; Golf 4; Track Manager 3. ORR’S RADIO SHOP 1 ' 1-42 - 119th Street Phone 170-W Page One Hundred, Thirty F. GOLD AND SONS 121st and Indianapolis Blvd. Phone Whiting 1525 Lake Avenue and Indianapolis Blvd. Phone Whiting 1595 DR. B. H. GOLDSTEIN 1401 119th Street Whiting, Indiana ROYAL BLUE STORE 1714 Indianapolis Blvd. j } Whiting, Indiana PAUL H. VOREACOS " P. V. " Latin Club 1, 2; Basketball Manager 1; C Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; " Help Yourself”; Track 2; Powder Horn 4; Physics Club 3; Forum Club 3, 4; Student Council 4; Football 2, 3, 4; Debate 1, 2, 3, 4; Speech 1, 2, 3, 4; National Honor Society 4. L I P A Y ’ S DRY GOODS and WEARING APPAREL Whiting 308 Whiting, Ind. 1238 - 119th Street JOSEPH C. RUNICK Weatherstrips and Caulking JUANITA JUNE WALKER " Babe ” Irving 1; Hammond High 2, 3; Debate 4. FIVE POINTS FOOD MART Mike Manilas, Prop. 1413 Indianapolis Boulevard Phone Whiting 298 Whiting, Indiana SHIMALA SONS Cash Grocery and Market 904 - 1 19th Street Phone 754 Whiting, Ind. MARLENE L. WALKO " Lynn” Y-Teens 1, 3, 4; Forum Club 4; Art Club 4; Glee Club 2. Compliments of JERSEY MAID ICE CREAM CO. 821 - 150th Street Hammond, Indiana JACK WINSTON Patrol 1; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Physics Club 3; " Help Yourself”; Golf 3, 4; Forum Club 4. Page One Hundred Thirty -one THE HAMMOND TIMES The Calumet Region’s Home Newspaper Phone Sheffield 3100 Delivered Daily to More Than 37.000 Homes EDWIN P. WILEY " Ted " Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4; Latin Club 1, 2; Football 1; Physics Club 3; Forum Club 3, 4; Powder Horn 4; Debate 2, 3, 4; Speech 2, 3, 4; Student Council 2, 3; " Help Yourself”; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; National Honor Society 3, 4. MILLIKAN’S . W. Millikan Student Headquarters for Records — Music Honor Sweaters Gym Equipment Sporting Goods TWO STORES • 449 State Street and 5259 Hohman Avenue KNISH BROTHERS Forsythe Park Boat Harbor Boats for Rent Boat Storage 1 17th at Wolf Lake Phone Whiting 1948-M Engraving Pontiac Engraving and Electrotype Co. Chicago, Illinois Compliments of Printing De Laney Printing Company Hammond, Indiana PARKVIEW FOODS ANNE PATRICIA WIZBICKI " Hanks” Y-Tcens 4; Forum Club 4; Art Club 4; Girls’ Chorus 1 , 2 . 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