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

 - Class of 1959

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powder horn 1959 1959 ' Potvdeti 1104,1 ns ' PioKeex Sfrcnit . . , J- Pl¥ a.. ever! Afaong Pair long fist of Accomplishments . .Pthe governorship o$ Girls’■State ... the Western Division cr3wm«r tennis city-championship ntcross country ... a fabu- r . ' lous homecomirigV ' . . the Sectional sportsmanship trophy . . ._ and an “All-American” rating for our „ r e vspaper . . . We cheered at the games .. . painted signs . .Tjhinfed fclubs . . . planned the first Teen Age y Safefy Conference . . . did homework . . . sold mag¬ azines . . . dreaded report cards . . . presented musi¬ cal and dramatic programs . . . wore bulky knit gZ-swes fters and bright plaids . . . aided the March of crammed for exams . . . watched American Bandstand . . . danced the “Cha-Cha” ifTWalli’s hot dogs . . . wrote term papers laughgdAvith friends . . . originated the In- auguraTBalP . . . Our every activity was sparked with N, THAT PIONEER SPIRIT!” ' PtctiMiay f ead . . . Table Of Contents CURRICULUM 8 Science Math Social science Fine arts Useful skills Business HIGHLIGHTS 16 School life Assemblies Homecoming Fashions Pep Week Dances Honors ACTIVITIES 32 Student government Honoraries Service organizations Vocational interest clubs Clubs linked to classes Vocal music Instrumental music Modem dance Staging Plays SPORTS 66 C-club Cross country Tennis Football Basketball Track Wrestling Golf Baseball Girls’ athletics Physical education CLARKITES 86 Seniors Underclass Administration Faculty ADVERTISING 128 INDEX 155 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 160 4 Looking Toward the Future by Karen Johnson Three courses are available upon entering high school: college preparatory, general, and commer¬ cial. Guidance counselors. Miss Veva McAtee and Mr. Arnold Corder, help students plan for the re¬ quirements of the elected course, thus enabling them to develop their talents and pursue the vocation of their choice. Extracurricular activities also help prepare stu¬ dents for their vocations. Chief among these is cadet teaching, a popular preparation for those planning to enter the field of education. Girls desiring to enter secretarial work often become personal secretaries for coaches, and aspiring nurses devote free periods as assistants to Mrs. Florence Miller in the nurse’s office. Future journalists may join the publication staffs to gain experience. Five to ten percent of all Clarkites take part-time jobs. Working in drugstores, department and dime stores, service stations, medical offices, and grocery stores, they prepare themselves for the future by gaining insight into possible vocations. Guidance counselor Miss Veva McAtee confers with Senior Arlene Matis, giving her helpful information on college requirements and possible future vocations. Earning extra money and acquiring valuable experience, Tom Goldhagen serves as general handyman after school and on weekends at Rushton’s Wespark Pharmacy. Teaching the A B C’s is Jean Makis, Clark student. During her study period, Jean teaches fourth grade as a part of the cadet teaching program offered through F.T.A. 5 SrfdvUviy . . . Front entrance to George Rogers Clark School, 1921 Davis Avenue, Hammond, Indiana Gene Kokenis and Marcia McCutcheon pause for a moment to talk and exchange notes before returning to class. Breaking the monotony of a busy day, Ron Vale and Judy Oliver relax in the shade and share a good joke. Scenes Around School by Sherry Gurevitz Located at 1921 Davis Avenue, in Whiting, George Rogers Clark High School has an enrollment of 800 students, 409 girls and 391 boys. In the grade school and junior high there are 618 pupils. On the three floors of Clark school are a variety of courses taught by 19 women and 21 men instructors. An “early room” has been established this year for students who arrive at school before the doors open at 8:10. In this newly organized room students can study or talk quietly. School begins at 8:30 with a ten minute homeroom period in which announce¬ ments for the day are read. Homeroom period is fol¬ lowed by seven 55 minute periods. In order to accommodate the large number of students who must eat their lunch at school, the practice of staggering the lunch hours is employed. The first lunch hour is at 11:30 and the other at 12:30. On Wednesday of each week the first, second, and third periods are shortened fifteen minutes to pro¬ vide extra time for an activity or club period held between first and second periods. Located two blocks south of school is the athletic field which is used for football and baseball games and track meets. Because the school gymnasium is not large enough to accommodate the huge crowd of Clark boosters, basketball games are played at the Whiting Memorial Gymnasium. Preparing for an afternoon test, Denise Singer and Gretchen Duerr do some diligent last-minute cramming. Diane Dufallo, Cathy Sabol, and Judy Zweig look over their newly acquired POWDER HORNS and exchange autographs. 7 Over 675 students file into the library every day to use its valuable supply of books or to study in its quiet atmosphere. During biology class, Pam Stewart, Ronald Kurek, Andy Barlo, and Diane Wozniak examine and identify the intricate systems contained in the cross section of a tree trunk. “Mixing a magic potion.” Barb Falaschetti and Ron Beitler perform a typical chemistry experiment. This one is con¬ cerned with combining sodium chloride with sulfuric acid. Science Stressed in Curriculum by Ann Marie Chrustowski Science, a growing concern throughout the nation, received extra emphasis at Clark this year as ex¬ pressed by the increase in the enrollment in science classes. Biology, a course required for graduation, boasted a total of 246 students enrolled, while 83 Clarkites learned the laws of physics, and 49 students devoted their time to the study of the chemical com¬ position of matter. In the biology classes students are introduced to the world of one-cell plants and animals and are able to view specimens under the miscroscope. Physics classes study important facts concerning motion, heat, sound, electricity, and related topics. Chemistry students give seven hours a week to the study of matter, chemical equations, and experimen¬ tation. Two extra hours, beside the regular class period, are used for laboratory work by chemistry students. Ed Bojda describes and indicates the important, but minute, parts of a complicated automobile motor to Bob Zato in Mr. Edwin Martin’s physics class. In other science classes students utilize all avail¬ able equipment and information to expand their knowledge. For practical application of scientific principles, students display products of hard and tedious work—science projects. High ranking proj¬ ects compete in local and district contests. Mary Ann Matyi observes Henry Ashcraft as he demon¬ strates the proper procedure for bisecting an angle with a compass in Miss Leah Booth’s geometry class. Figuring out the final step in a commercial math problem, Pam Botos works it out step by step on the board, while Sharon Poplawski and Kathy Davis check her work. One year of math is required for graduation; gen¬ erally, however, students enroll for two or more such courses. College-bound students usually study two or more courses in higher math, algebra and geome¬ try, since these are prerequisites for enrollment in most colleges. Participating in algebra classes were 182 fresh¬ men, while only 52 enrolled in general mathematics. Geometry students numbered 155 as compared to the 125 who took commercial math. Continuing their study of mathematics, 76 students entered the ad¬ vanced algebra classes. Trigonometry, a study of trigonometric functions, and solid geometry, or three-dimensional geometry, provides an insight to math on the college level. These courses are offered on a divided schedule of one semester each to 14 seniors this year. A senior math class, consisting of 45 students, supplements the regular requirements. Also, com¬ mercial math and general math provide valuable ex¬ perience for those planning to enter the business world. Increased Enrollment in Higher Hath by Annette Palenik Mathematics, the most exact of the sciences, de¬ velops in individuals the ability to apply sound and accurate reasoning. A staff of five teachers instructs 650 students in this field throughout the year. “I can’t see a thing!” Bob Slivka tries to adjust the deli¬ cate mechanisms of a transit in trigonometry class, while Mary Ference and Dick Cavanaugh look on. 10 Mr. Arthur Erickson administers a variety of personality Janice Hendricks work with colored yarn, while Ed Swenson, tests to his Modern Problem students. Jim Hermann and Sebert Tucker, and Dale Boyer work with blocks. World Problems: Past. Present, Future by Arlene Matis Social science deals with the social conditions in¬ volved in man’s existence and his well-being as a member of an organized community. This includes sociology, history, geography, and economics. Modern problems, the sociology course at Clark, consists of one semester spent in the study of cul¬ tural anthropology, psychology, and economics. U. S. History is a required course usually taken in the junior year. Upon completion of this course, one should know more of the American way of life and appreciate his heritage. World history, an elective course, is taught in order to give the student an understanding and appreciation of man’s political history and cultural development, which includes progress in science and the fine arts, and a view of world religions. Another phase of social science is world geogra¬ phy, which informs the student of how man lives in the various regions of the world. In order to under¬ stand how man adapts to his surroundings, the student must first understand man’s environment. Therefore, the study of astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, place geography, and man’s adjust¬ ment to these factors make up the curriculum. Each social science contributes in its own way to man’s existence and well-being in this world. David Benak uses a map of the United States to point out the various battlegrounds of the Civil War for Bonnie Eshena in Mr. Charles Stevens’ United States History class. “During the Flowering of the East, the transplanted roots of Other members of the panel, Bob Margeta, Josephine Mucha, English Literature ...” Arlene Antilla gives an outline Joanne Burkat, and Don Dsida take notes and discuss the of early American authors in American Literature class. different topics reported on by each member of the panel. Culture Contributes to Character by Jayne Koelling Verbs, vocabulary, translations, enunciation, read¬ ing, and sketching are familiar phrases as Clarkites enter the study of courses aimed at broadening their cultural horizons. Three years of English and its counterpart, literature, are required for graduation; however, many seniors enroll in advanced composi¬ tion and English literature classes to gain applicable knowledge for literary work in college. While English and literature deal with the native language and culture, courses in German, Latin, and Spanish languages give insight to the cultural as¬ pects of other countries. Language students learn the customs of the countries involved. In the fine arts, speech classes improve the speak¬ ing abilities of 35 students and inform them on the mechanics of speech. Debate and speech students enter district and state competition with other forensic groups while art classes provide training for 34 artisans through a study of the individual elements of design. Miss Helen Wulkow, advanced composition teacher explains the gross illiteracies in writing to Carol Alloway, Don Thoren, and John Hantz as they check over their themes. 12 Mrs. Rebekah Eddy points out the principal parts of a verb to German students, Carol Francisco, Ken Daugherty, and Bob Mullins as they prepare a difficult translation. Learning a language can be fun; Miss Elaine Garcia uses a tambourine to display the interesting side of the Spanish language for Judy Wampler and Richard Miller. ■ “I’m going to drop her!” Jim Price turns a serious skit in Cecilia Yonke observes Allan Susoreny and Betty Small as speech class into a hilarious comedy by almost dropping Jo they put the final touches on their clay models done in Miss Ann Miller during the tragic death scene. Norabel Morrison’s art class. 13 The familiar buzz of the saws and pounding of hammers are heard as Tom Gallager and John Cook work to finish the shop projects that are required every six weeks. Learning the proper way to fit and sew a pair of slacks in advanced sewing class, Dolores Gyurscan receives special help from Miss Marie Nordvig, sewing instructor. Ularkites Develop Useful Skills bv Carole Conrad Learning to set tables, plan menus and parties, girls in home management class become the perfect hostesses. Here Sandra Zagrocki serves tea to Jackie Gillian. Home economics and industrial arts support the useful skills department of the year’s curriculum. Both of these courses are taught as a preparation for college, business, and homemaking. Included in the home economics course are cloth¬ ing and food classes. Students who aspire to be homemakers, designers, or dieticians enroll in these classes. The importance of personal appearance, design, fabrics, color, and wardrobe planning is stressed in clothing classes. Food classes stress the importance of preparing and serving appetizing and well-balanced meals. The knowledge of attractive table setting, well- planned menus, and wise marketing is included. The industrial arts course prepares students for engineering or industrial occupations. Shop class members find that the experience gained by work¬ ing on various projects has not only an industrial preparation, but a practical application. Future en¬ gineers, draftsmen, carpenters, and machinists dis¬ cover mechanical drawing class can be a help in seeing dimensions and geometrical relationships. 14 Jerry Gajos, Ron Vale, Judy Lovrinich, Nancy Silvasi, Susan Pierce, and Sherry Gurevitz increase their speed. Commercialists Acquire Experience by Alta Mitchell In Mr. Steve Stavros’ business machine class, Dolly Ciez, Diane Dufallo, Mike Sulich, and Penny Flesher improve their skills with various types of modern office equipment. In preparation for careers in business, 346 Clark- ites undertook the commercial course. Dexterity is mastered as the student’s fingers travel the key¬ board in beginning and advanced typing classes. Here, 160 students become acquainted with typing techniques, then work to acquire speed and profici¬ ency. Beginning shorthand courses teach word ab¬ breviations while advanced shorthand and tran¬ scription provides practical application of tech¬ niques. Other classes comprising the full commercial course are business training, consumer education, including facts of advertising and buying tech¬ niques, and business law, dealing with business con¬ tracts and policies. Bookkeeping gives students prac¬ tice in keeping accurate records. In addition to practical exercises, students receive a glimpse of how businesses operate through spec¬ ially prepared movies. Valuable equipment, 56 type¬ writers, two electric typewriters, three adding ma¬ chines, two calculators, one duplicator, and one dic¬ tating machine, are utilized to supplement regular classroom experience. 15 pCM . . . “Is there room for my coat?” Jean Makis voices a familiar complaint and wishes her locker was about two feet larger as her locker partner, Penny Flesher packs in her books. “The 8:25 rush.” Every morning students hurry to the main office and buy pencils, paper, notebooks, folders, and a variety of other essential school supplies. Between classes a stampede occurs in the halls. Students lockers, and greet their friends, all in short five minute hurry from room to room, crowd the stairways, rush to their intervals. 16 A Rreak in a llus Schedule by Rudy Almasy After the school day officially begins, numerous intermissions occur in the daily routine of study. An “early room,” room 8, provides a convenient place for Clarkites arriving at school before 8:10 to congregate or study before the school day begins. During the three minute break between periods, students scurry to their next class and find time to talk with their friends. Many have arranged their schedules to include study periods where they can catch up on homework or read. Fourth and fifth periods are the usual lunch hours; during this re¬ treat from activities, students eat their lunches, cram for tests, or converse with their friends. An unexpected interlude in the school year came when the Calumet region was buried under 13 inches of snow. This set a new precedent in Hammond’s history, for all schools were closed for two days. Scattered throughout the school year are various holidays, including B.L.I.E day, Christmas, mid¬ terms, and Easter, when Clarkites can take time for a break in their nine-month academic schedule. The “early room,” room 8, gives sleepy Clarkites a chance to get together before school begins and discuss the day’s activ¬ ities. Here a group of girls relax before the 8:10 bell. Taking a much needed break, a group of girls enjoy their lunch in room 6, the lunch room. Both room 6 and the cafe¬ teria are available for all who eat at school. Between classes and after school Clarkites meet in the halls and at their lockers to discuss the happenings of the day and homework assignments. 17 Ken Brooks, Nancy Carlson, and Joan Liehe, champion sales¬ men in the Student Council magazine drive, receive the prizes they earned by selling magazine subscriptions. The Los Errantes, popular Mexican singing trio, entertained the student body at the Pan-American Day assembly with their renditions of current hits in Mexico. Student l artici by Annette Palenik Besides an emphasis on academic subjects, as¬ semblies provide an opportunity for students to appear as speakers and performers. Held in Clark’s auditorium, the assemblies impregnate in the stu¬ dent’s mind cultural and entertainment aspects. These assemblies often coincide with studies and prove to be an extension of classroom activi¬ ties. The expenditure for assemblies requires approxi¬ mately $200.00 a year. The Student Council wages a magazine drive to acquire sufficient funds for sup¬ port of the assembly program. Mr. Arthur Erickson procures the performers and adjusts the assemblies according to school sched¬ ules. The Board of Education furnishes speakers and performers, while employees of regional indus¬ tries appear to relate information pertinent to their particular fields. Through the Student Assembly Service in Chicago, Mr. Erickson obtains other per¬ formers. To liven school spirit, pep assemblies are sponsored by the varsity cheerleaders. “Ole!” Professional Spanish folk dancers Lola Rey and Gloria Lopez performed traditional folk dances in colorful costumes at the Pan-American Day assembly. pation Emphasized in Assembly Programs After the intramural volleyball tournament the home room the faculty. The assembly was held in the gym during the 7th against home room, the championship team competed against period for the entire student body. Sandy and Caroline Paton, American folk singers, came to present an assembly program during their tour. Mrs. Paton is the former Caroline Swenson, 1950 Clark alumna. In a flash of flying color, Bob and Carlyn Galati, world re¬ known folk dancers, exhibited their talents as they interpreted the dances of a variety of foreign countries. 19 Pep Rally, Bonfire, To officially begin the exciting and unforgettable Homecom¬ ing weekend, a pep rally and bonfire were staged at Clark field the night before the big game. A familiar scene during the weeks preceding Homecoming, Suzanne Falda, Joyce Adams, and John Kohan work during study periods and after school to finish their signs. Capturing first place in the pre-game parade was the Modern Dance groups’ float executing the theme, “Blast ’Em Into Orbit.” Pictured on the float are Carol Kubeck, Beth Dudzik, Paulette Sullivan, Marcia Madura, and Luelle Obuch. Parade, Dance Spark Gala Homecoming by Karen Johnson Industrious Clarkites, under the direction of the Varsity cheerleaders, Mr. Raymond Buell, Miss Leota Kenzie, Miss Dolores McCampbell, and Miss Helen Wulkow, displayed their school spirit during the 1958 Homecoming weekend. To launch festivi¬ ties, students and teachers wore brightly painted tags on Tag Day, October 28, and sported school colors on the following day, Blue and White Day. Opening the victorious weekend was a pep rally and bonfire at Clark field on Thursday, October 29. Coach Emerson Aldrich and alumni Jim Kelso and Arnold Novotny spoke to the assembled group. A skit was then presented, and amid flashing cameras Judy Oli ver was crowned Homecoming Queen. Leading the pre-game parade on Friday was Clark’s band and majorettes followed by 35 gaily decorated floats and cars. Later, spirit reigned as the Pioneers defeated their crosstown rivals, the Whiting Oilers, by a score of 6 to 0. To conclude the weekend, the Varsity cheerleaders sponsored a Homecoming Dance Saturday night. “The finale to a memorable weekend!” On Saturday night the Varsity cheerleaders sponsored a sock hop in the gym for students and alumni. Her Majesty! Judy Oliver was crowned 1958 Home¬ coming queen at the Thursday night pep rally. She was presented with a glittering crown and a bouquet of red roses. Freshman Carol Francisco, sophomore Donna Macko, and junior Mary Rose Sweezey were elected from three can¬ didates selected by their class as attendants to the queen. 21 Fashion Minded Teens Sport Newest Styles by Lenore Kocot “The roaring 20’s” Typifying this year’s school ensemble, Martha Kammer and Mary Beth Silvian sport bulky knit sweaters, short skirts, tights, and matching headbands. “Our best foot forward!” The latest shoe styles come in a variety of colors and fabrics—Mike Kobe, desert boots; Gretchen Duerr and Jackie Roznawski, T-Straps; Nada Vast numbers of diverse styles are depicted by fashion conscious students at Clark. Crew neck and bulky knit sweaters worn down to the waist, knee- length skirts, ropes of beads, and head bands are the main theme for a rebirth of the “roaring 20’s” in the girls’ fashion world. Similarly, the men sport black derbies, bulky knits, crew necks, and button- down vests. Tights are a unique addition to clothing this year. These socks, available in nearly every color, plus tinted nylons, contribute to the co-ordination of skirt, sweater, and hosiery. Blouses worn out of the skirts are found with scalloped edges and in gaily printed fabrics to highlight any wardrobe. Pointed toes in dress and school shoes are dis¬ played by Clarkites. For the female gender, shoes come in many shades of suede or leather to match the outfit worn. Italian styled or slipper-like shoes are preferred by many of the males. Blazers worn over skirt-sweater ensembles are seen in red, grey, blue, white, black, or even checks and plaids. For out-door wear, car coats, boy coats, man-made furs, and jackets with attached hoods constitute favorites among students. New fads and fashions, crazes and rages are con¬ tinually sought for and followed by Clark students as they spiritedly enter their academic world. Ranchich and Barb Ramsey, fruit boots; Bernie Jackura, Jayne Koelling, and Sharon Guy, bubbles; Barb Palikan, soiled white tennis shoes; and Bob Slivka, square-toe loafers. Lynn Weiss, Dolores Gyurcsan, and Nancy Crouch show off the latest craze in blouses: the scalloped edge over-blouse, bright flower print, and the monogram blouse. “First in Fashion!” Jan Coppi, Karen Johnson, Dick Freck- elton, Joyce Adams, and Monette Brown model the last word in sport and casual clothes at Clark : bulky knit crew neck sweaters, blazers in a variety of colors, pleated skirts, ivy league sport shirts, beige car coats, plaid slacks, and ber- muda shorts with matching vests. Popular sweater styles are shown by Denise Singer in a hooded sweater, Ed Kawlec in a striped Perry Como sweater, and Jo Ann Lukacek in a turtle-neck, pocket sweater. “Net those Bulldogs!” Pat Foale, Jackie Thomas, Donna Mitchell, and Sue Nelson work on the G.S.S.C. sign that captured third place on Poster Day. Sportsmanship Mary Ellen Wasieleski distributes pennants and pins to Booster club home room representatives Joy Jackson and Mary Veenheizen on Pennant Day. “The Long Wait!” The annual wait for Sectional tickets began on Monday morning and continued throughout the week before school, at lunch time, and after school. At the evening rally, Hecate, the witch that causes students to lose their school spirit, sprinkles royal boosters with magic confetti and destroys their enthusiasm. 24 Trophy Climaxes Pep Week Activities by Arlene Matis The loyalty and good attitude of the fighting Pioneers was rewarded by the presentation of the 1959 Sectional Good Sportsmanship Award. This award, presented annually by the Hammond and East Chicago Manufactures’ Association, is based on the conduct of the school ' s coaches, players, and cheering section. Pioneer boosters also demonstrated their loyalty by participating in the activities of Pep Week, February 23 through 26. On Monday the activities began with the distribution of Clark pennants and pins. Tuesday, designated as Poster Day, found the corridors decorated with signs and posters con¬ tributed by school organizations. Loyal boosters sported the school colors on Wednesday, Blue and White Day, and later attended the night pep rally. At this rally, Hecate, the witch who had caused Clark to lose its school spirit, was destroyed by Professor McDuff, thus restoring Clark’s enthus¬ iasm and pep. Activities of the week terminated with a pep assembly Thursday morning and the Clark-Crown Point game, opening the Sectional Tournament. Reenacting a typical scene of tournament time, Sharon Pop- pen helps Sharon Fisher by pinning on the traditional white mum corsage with a blue “C” in the center. “Go You Pioneers, Fight!” Mr. Emerson Aldrich enthus¬ iastically leads the student body in the cheer named in his honor at the pep assembly Thursday morning. “A Little Bit of Blue!” Carole Palikan, Clark mascot, led cheers throughout the basketball season and made a special appearance at the season’s finale, the Sectional Tournament. 25 Various Steps Highlight Variety of Dances by Donna Enright “Rock ' N Roll South American Style!” The first bermuda dance was presented by the Class o f I960. “2000, 2001, 2002!” Susan Clore shows her skill with a hoop and has a good time as she competes for the prizes offered to the hula hoop champions at the A.V.O.’s Hula Hop. The Cha Cha Cha, the Stroll, the Mexican Hat Rock, and the Rock-a-Conga are some of the types of dances that sparked sock hops and shoe dances during the school year. Various forms of slow dances, especially the Hesitation, are always the most popular at the proms and out-of-school semi- formals, the Sub-deb and the Sweetheart Ball. Choice of attire is decided by the type of dance. School clothes and bobbi socks are worn at the hops which are sponsored during the basketball sea¬ son. Best dresses and heels or flats for the girls are in order for the semi-formal class dances, while suits are required of the boys. At the Junior Prom, the biggest dance of the year, the most formal at¬ tire is displayed. Following these school activities students flock to pizza places or local restaurants. Each of the sock hops and shoe dances is spon¬ sored by school clubs or other organizations. Semi- formal dances are usually the projects of the four individual classes. “The Big Night!” Enjoying the fruits of their labor, mem¬ bers of the Class of 1959 take time out for a coke and rest their tired feet before returning to the dance floor. “Moments to Remember!” As the evening drew to a close, the orchestra played its final number and the Junior prom, Mystic Moments was only a wonderful memory. “Her arm fell off!” Denise Singer tries to adjust a loose arm as she and Gretchen Duerr hoist a manikan onto a platform and commence pre-prom activities. Excitement and anticipation reached its high point as Jackie Roznawski, Vickie Lacko, Gretchen Duerr, and Jack Williams finished up after a hectic week of decorating. Sarttiwp and fc i “Number One Citizen!” Linda Gilman addresses the 950 delegates and their parents after being elected Governor of Girls’ State, the highest honor any Hoosier girl can achieve. Beside this great honor, Linda also received the D.A .R. Award for out¬ standing citizenship and the State Youth Leadership Award offered by the Elks. Dave Tharp received the Bausch and Lomb Company honor¬ ary science medal for attaining the highest high school scholastic average in science subjects. 28 Penny Flesher was the recipient of the Betty Crocker Fu¬ ture Homemaker Award, and Barbara Kussy was appointed to the teen-age fashion board of McCall’s magazine. eviafy a tyoal .,, “Opening the door to a successful future!” Rich Balko, salutatorian, and Linda Gilman, valedictorian of the Class of 1959, beam with pride after receiving their diplomas and completing four memorable years with highest honors. STUDENT GOVERNMENT . . . Student Council Cabinet—Row One: Mike Kobe, vice-presi- Kokenis, Judy Saddler, Arlene Matis, Barb Kussy, Dick dent; Vickie La cko, treasurer; Penny Flesher, secretary; Kania, Maynard Kessler. Matt Wozniak, president; Row Two: Ed Swenson, Gene Uonncil Drive Finance Assemblies “Move ’um Mike Kobe,” shouts Jackie Roznawski. “Me scalp ’um unloyal Pioneer Jean Makis for no sell ’um magazine subscriptions for Student Council drive. by Jean Makis The Student Council, sponsored by Mr. Raymond Buell, is the governing body of student activities. The Council, which meets on alternate Wednesdays during activity period, is composed of representa¬ tives from each home room. Officers for the 58-59 school year are Matt Woz¬ niak, Mike Kobe, Penny Flesher, and Vicky Lacko. Assisting the officers and enforcing the laws are two boards, the council cabinet and the review board. One of the biggest projects for this school year was the sponsoring of a magazine drive. With the assistance of student salesmen, the Council employs professional talent for assembly programs from the profit money of magazine sales. Other activities include purchasing and decorating Christmas trees for the halls and sponsoring the annual intramural volleyball tournament. The lawmakers also intro¬ duced an Inaugural Ball, which was held after Stu¬ dent Council elections on May 1 at the St. John Panel room. Student Council Representatives — Row One: B. Palikan, A.M. Chrustowski, C. Conrad, C. Kubeck, J. Hendricks, C. Sabol, S. Hobbs, C. Wilson, B. Piskorowski; Row Two: D. Gasinski, C. Gregorovich, C. Mihalso, J. Roznawski, D. Har¬ per, D. Dufallo, M. Keller, K. Johnson; Row Three: J. Gon- siorowski, M. Barton, D. Freckelton, R. Balko, T. Boland, R. Swiontek; Row Four: B. Slivka, J. Wozniak, B. Mullins. Checking lockers, review board membe rs Tom Boland, Marcia Gilman, and Betty Piskorowski inspect lockers and send warning notes to all messy occupants. Review Board—Row One: G. Duerr, M. Gilman, J. Makis, K. Johnson, J. Roznawski; Row Two: C. Bracas, T. Boland, B. Piskorowski, M. Kobe; Row Four: J. Coppi, M. Barton, B. Slivka. PEOPLE OF PRESTIGE National Honor Society—Row One: E. Swenson, N. Carlson, S. Guy, A. Chrustowski, B. Kussy, J. Liehe, A. Matis, L. Gilman, M. Wozniak, M. Kessler; Row Two: M. Gilman, A. Palenik, C. Maus, S. McLean, J. Koelling, E. Barlo, A. Mitch¬ ell, M. Keller, E. Pawlus; Row Three: B. Small, D. Harper, L. Kocot, P. Kandalec, L. Carter, S. Trombley, J. Palko, C. Kessler; Row Four: R. Hughes, R. Balko, B. Mullins, J. Robey, J. Schraffenberger, D. Tharp, R. Almasy. Achievements Honored by Four Societies Quill and Scroll—Row One: A. Mitchell, B. Kussy, A. Chrus¬ towski, J. Liehe, Mr. Muir, sponsor; Row Two. S. Guy, D. Harper, L. Gilman, K. Johnson, G. Duerr; Row Three: J. Koelling, L. Kocot, J. Roznawski, M. Keller; Row Four: M. Kessler, N. Carlson, E. Sotak, M. Popovich. by Alta Mitchell Clarkites obtain recognition for their abilities by membership in honor societies in the fields of schol¬ arship, journalism, drama, and speech. Creating an enthusiasm for scholarship, stimu¬ lating a desire to render service, promoting worthy leadership, and encouraging the development of character are the objectives of the National Honor Society, sponsored by Miss Veva McAtee. Students are chosen for this organization on the basis of their contribution to these fields as judged by a specially appointed council of faculty and admin¬ istration. The society consists of five percent of the junior class and 15 percent of the graduating class. To encourage and reward achievements in journalism and school publications is the purpose of the Quill and Scroll Society. Clark, along with 7000 other high schools, is granted a charter in this organization. Sponsored by Mr. George Muir, this journalism society judges applicants for mem¬ bership by their individual qualities and contribu¬ tions to phases of journalism in conjunction with the publication of the Pioneer News and POWDER HORN. 34 National Thespian Society—Row One: S. Poppen, S. McLean, eon, S. Guy, J. Price; Row Three: D. Tharp, M. Kessler, E. L. Carter, L. Gilman, C. Kessler, Miss Kittelsen, sponsor; Swenson, D. Moreland, J. Robey. Row Two: R. Almasy, D. Harper, J. Koelling, M. McCutch- Dedicated to the advancement of dramatic arts in high school, the National Thespian Society is de¬ signed to give drama enthusiasts a chance to utilize and practice their skills. Students earning a mini¬ mum of 10 points through participation in plays, assistance in directing productions, or supervision of backstage work are eligible for membership in Clark’s newly-organized group. A full-length play is produced annually by nationally recognized Troupe 1769, sponsored by Miss Rhoda Kittelsen. “The youth of today will be the leaders of to¬ morrow” explains the purpose of the National Forensic League — to train students to become leaders and influential citizens by encouraging them to become effective speakers. Debators discuss the American system of education opposed to the Brit¬ ish system, while speech students recite in dis¬ trict and state competition. Membership is obtain¬ ed by the accumulation of 25 points acquired through debate, oratory, or other public speaking. National Forensic League—Row One: R. Weinberg, S. Kalina, G. Kaplan, M. Kirn, M. McCutcheon, C. Conrad, Mr. Erickson, sponsor; Row Two: D. Enwright, P. Fech, C. Welty, S. Hobbs, B. Kurella, S. Trombley, S. Gurveitz; Row Three: B. Margeta, S. Haase, P. Holden, D. Harper, J. Liehe, C. Kessler; Row Four: D. Kozlowski, L. Weiss, E. Swenson, M. Trbovich, D. Moreland; Row Five: J. Robey, J. Schraffenberger, D. Kozlowski. SERVING OTHERS . . . Sporting white blouses with the newly acquired blue collars, Charmain Machoca, Barb Benko, and Barbara Dinga sort boosters cheer at a basketball game and display the spi rit out the pins and pennants purchased by the Booster club to that inspires the teams throughout the year. be passed out to all Clarkites during Pep Week. Hoosters Promote Pep and Enthusiasm by Jackie Roznawski “Go, Fight, Win!” and “Go-Clark-Go!” are two familiar slogans used on the tags, signs, and posters designed by Booster club members. This organiza¬ tion of 200 loyal Clark supporters, working with the Varsity cheerleaders, backs the teams for all athletic contests with its yells and loyalty. During the football season, the Boosters, headed by Miss Dolores McCampbell, help sponsor the Homecoming festivities and entered a convertible and a float in the pre-game parade. To launch the basketball season Clark boosters undertake the sale of season tickets. During the games the members form a card section to spell out “Hello”, “Team”, and “Victory.” Required to wear school colors, girls don white blouses or sweaters with blue collars, and boys wear their letter sweaters. A new precedent for Clark rooters is the election of a male president, Senior Mike Kobe, to lead their activities. Booster Club Officers—Mike Kobe, president; Sue Smith, vice-president; Carol Mihalso, secretary; Beth Adams, treas¬ urer; Miss Dolores McCampbell, sponsor. Shutterbugs Snap and Sell Pictures by Rudy Almasy Under the guidance of Mr. Arthur Erickson, the Photography club, composed of 11 members, spends a busy year snapping, enlarging, and printing pic¬ tures for use in the 1959 POWER HORN. A small side room in 223 once used for storage space has been converted into a dark room where club members spend their free periods experiment¬ ing with printing and enlarging. Club meetings, held every Monday evening, give members an opportunity to develop photographic techniques. A valuable strobe light and speed-graphic camera have been added to the club’s equipment this year. The purchase of this equipment is made possible by PTA donations and the sale of pictures to elemen¬ tary and high school students. Photography Club—Row One: G. Kaplan, B. Weinberg, G. Kokenis, Mr. Erickson, sponsor; Row Two: S. Guy, B. Wright, J. Sandrick; Row Three: D. Kaminsky, M. Kessler. A.V.O. Supplements Visual Education by Carol Conrad Students and faculty often call upon the Audio Visual Operators club to show movies to supplement classroom education or for assembly programs, and also to make public address announcements. Members provide music for school dances, op¬ erate the tape recorders, and repair equipment. A. V.O.—Row One: M. Smriga, J. Vasilko, P. Wojtena, K. Miller, M. Gonzales, K. Zel¬ ler, M. Cutler, T. Chovanec, R. Wiley, E. Strzelinski; Row Two: B. Williams, L. Bujna, L. Meissner, D. Kaminsky, J. Sotak, K. Ready, J. Toren, P, Hricz, J. Martinez, B. Wright, K. Solis; Row Three: T. Fitz¬ patrick, R. Diaz, B. Williams, J. Sandrick, J. Brin, J. Hajduk, T. Bachi, D. Boyer, J. Bell; Row Four: F. Hornyak, A. Chilla, C. Chyla, J. Schraffenberger, J. Wozniak, D. McClure, P. Markonni, K. Banasak; Row Five: M. Sulich, S. Tucker, T. Kmetz, G. Chovanec, J. Germick, R. Renicker, T. Ban- aszak, N. Dudzik, T. Murzyn; Row Six: R. Szlanda, J. Kontol, B. Balog, J. Chovanec, B. Hughes, F. Gajewski, B. Wilson, J. Plavec, D. Thoren, Mr. Wilkinson, sponsor, G. Butler, D. Benak, B. Zato. 37 Fifteen Months of Hard Work Produce by Ann Marie Chrustow ki After an endless schedule of taking pictures, crop¬ ping, changing lay-outs, molding copy, typing, and burning the midnight oil, the final deadline is reach¬ ed and another yearbook is finished. Fifteen months of hard work go into making Clark’s yearbook an accurate account of the school year. This year the added attraction of second color is included along with a large opening section. Modern¬ izing the book has been the aim of Sharon Guy, editor-in-chief, and Nancy Carlson, associate editor, as they used running headlines and simple, modern lines and lay-outs. Plans for the 1959 POWDER HORN were formu¬ lated at the Indiana University High School Journal¬ ism Institute last summer and terminated with the issuance of books to the seniors at their annual banquet on June 4 and Signature Swing III on June 5 this year. Sharon Guy, editor-in-chief, and Nancy Carlson, associate editor, check over copy for the 1959 POWDER HORN. Editors—Seated: Linda Gilman, faculty; Gretchen Duerr, picture; Joan Liehe, business; Standing: Barbara Kussy and Emily Sotak, advertising. Editors—Seated: Sharon McLean, publicity; Penny Flesher, index; Marcia Gilman, underclass; Standing: Sharon Poppen, identification; Mary Beth Silvian, art; Ann Marie Chrus- towski and Denise Singer, senior class. All-New 1959 POWDER HORN Literary Staff — Seated: Diane Harper, literary editor; Sherry Gurevitz, GiGi Jackson, Jean Makis, Jayne Koelling, literary editor; Standing: Annette Palenik, Mary Keller, Sharon Haase, Illse Economou, Pat Fech, Carol Conrad, Diane Dufallo, Karen Johnson, Jackie Roznawski. Sports Staff—Seated: Maynard Kessler, sports editor; Mark Popovich, Jackie Roznawski, Gary Kaplan; Standing: Jim Sima, Bob Yackish, Rich Balko. Typists—Seated: GiGi Jackson, Cathy Sabol; Standing: Sharon Fisher, typing editor; Diane Dufallo, Carol Brez- ovich. 39 Page Editors—Jackie Roznawski, page one; Lenore Kocot, page three; Mark Popovich, sports editor. Jean Makis, circulation; Judy Pykosz, business manager; Annette Palenik, exchange; Lorraine Kuss and Judy Lov- rinich, assignment editors. Pioneer News Rates “All-American” by Mary Keller Editors—Mary Keller, editor-in-chief; Alta Mitchell, as¬ sociate editor; Mr. George Muir, sponsor. Because of lengthy hours spent in room 223, the Clark student body enjoys a weekly, mimeographed newspaper, the Pioneer News. Duties performed by the staff range from the first step of uncovering story material to the last step of distributing 1200 papers on Friday morning. First, the assignment editors compile a list of possible stories which is given to the page editors. These editors make-up the dummy sheets, assign stories to reporters, edit and fit copy to the dummy pages. Then, the me¬ chanical jobs—typing stencils, applying headlines, and mimeographing—face the production staff. Milestones set by the staff include an “All-Amer¬ ican” rating, the first “flyer”, and the bi-colored cover of the Christmas issue. Special Homecoming, Thanksgiving, Easter, April Fool, and Senior edi¬ tions are produced. Four staff members spent an afternoon at the Hammond Times office, developing a page lay-out for the Sunday supplement. Under the sponsorship of Mr. George Muir, the news staff, headed by Mary Keller, editor-in-chief, and Alta Mitchell, associate editor, has earned mem¬ bership in the Indiana High School Press Associa¬ tion and Quill and Scroll Society. 40 Seated: Carol Gregorovich, typist; Betty Small, artist; Mimeographers—Pat Keller, Ann Marie Kiraly, Barbara Standing: Bonnie Wagner, typist; Judy Saddler, columnist; Benko, and Charmaine Macocha. Mary Ann Biel, typist. Writers—Seated: Carol Mihalso, Ann Marie Chrustowski, Jackson, JoAnn Lukacek, Emily Sotak, Diane Simchak, Susan Arlene Matis, Mary Ellen Rozcicha, Betty Piskorowski; Kalina, Barbara Dinga. Standing: Diane Dufallo, Carol Biel, Jo Ann Miller, GiGi 41 Junior Red Cross Sends Gifts to Needy Active in the support of local and national char¬ ities is the Clark chapter of the Junior Red Cross under the direction of Miss Margaret Ide. Represen¬ tatives meet monthly with the Hammond Council to discuss projects for their individual schools. Useful articles were made for patients in Veteran’s Hos¬ pitals, Beatty Hospital, and St. Anne’s Hospital. This nation-wide group with the help of students’ donations provided gift boxes containing useful articles for underprivileged children in the Over¬ sea’s Gift Box Project during the Christmas season. The full-length movie “The Titanic” was shown for an assembly to raise funds for the organization. Admission of 35 cents was charged and those at¬ tending became Junior Red Cross members. Red Cross—Row One: B. Davits, F. Delong, C. Brehmer, P. Mordus, Miss Ide, sponsor; Row Two: S. Eshena, S. Green¬ berg, N. Radloff, S. Haase, M. Rak; Row Three: R. Diaz, V. Kuldsaar, M. Fekete, J. Martinez. by Illse Economou Food, Toys, Clothes Donated by Y-Teens Y-Teens—Row One: R. Janas, B. Falaschetti, S. Poppen, L. Gilman, S. McLean, D. Miles, C. Conrad, M. Moldraski, C. Colglazier; Row Two: F. Condo, J. Igras, D. Ciez, M. Jam- rose, S. Thomas, P. Debnam, M. Gilman, K. Winsberg, B. Taylor; Row Three: D. Wozniak, P. Stewart, S. Trombley, C. Vanzo, S. Fisher, D. Singer, E. Pawlus, S. Guy; Row Four: S. Moore, J. Ice, B. Hooper, M. B. Silvian, C. Ruf, K. Sandrick, L. Kandalec; Row Five: G. Jackson, J. Koelling, B. Adams, C. Jamrosik, L. Kocot, Q. Ferguson, Miss Howe, sponsor. by Lenore Kocot Y-Teens is a world-wide organization whose pur¬ pose is to promote friendship among girls of every race, creed, and color. Area schools participate in the activities of this organization, which is a branch of the Young Women’s Christian Associa¬ tion. Monthly inter-club council meetings find rep¬ resentatives from the area schools at the Y-Teen Center in Hammond discussing their projects. Christmas cheer is spread by Y-Teens as they do¬ nate food, toys, and clothing to a needy family in the Calumet region. A Sweetheart Ball is presented by all regional Y-Teens in the month of February. This turnabout affair is held in the new Tech cafeteria. An annual potato-chip sale, along with the sale of plastic covers for yearbooks, provides the money to send a representative of the club to camp for the an¬ nual Y-Teen Summer Conference. The girls also receive donations from members of the PTA for the cookies and coffee they furnish and serve at the school’s Open House in October. 42 lii-Y Fills Baskets of Food at Christmas by Diane Dufallo “Creating, maintaining, and extending through¬ out the home, school, and community standards of Christian character” is the object of the Hi-Y, sponsored by Mr. Edwin Martin. This year the mer¬ ger of the Freshman-Sophomore and Junior-Senior clubs enabled 36 members to combine their efforts for service in local and world-wide projects. Speakers such as Mr. Harry Cho, a native of Ko¬ rea, touch on various phases of service needed in the world. Members then discuss ideas presented and vote on which project will be undertaken by the club. Many needy families receive food for their Christ¬ mas dinners because of the food baskets that are provided each year by the Hi-Y members. As a part of their world service project, they send clothing and food over-seas. In order to raise funds for these and other projects, members sell schedule pencils during the football and basketball season. Carol Kubeck purchases useful basketball schedule pencils from Hi-Y members George Butcher and Cliff Snowe. The profits from the pencil sale finance club projects. Hi-Y—Row One: R. Miller, B. Burk, J. Galatzer, B. Rowley, M. Kirn, M. Cutler, J. Sima, J. Stiller, J. Warner; Row Two: B. Wiley, K. Miller, T. Xidis, D. Delong, D. Musgrave, J. Taylor, J. Bell; Row Three: K. Zeller, R. Beitler, D. Schlack, C. Freeland, T. Murzyn, E. Miles, R. Moore; Row Four: J. Barron, B. Wright, K. Banasak, J. Crozier, J. Bowers, T. Fitzpatrick, T. Spanier, J. Schraffenberger, Mr. Martin, sponsor. 43 Junior-Senior G.C.C.S.—Row One: Mrs. Erickson, sponsor, H. Hendrix, D. Mudrak, C. Alloway, M. Scrncik, M. Set- mayer, C. Syzmanski, C. Wilson, S. Saunders, L. Render, J. Oliver, B. Piskorowski, E. Barlo, S. Patrick, J. Saddler; Row Two: P. Tr zepac, J. Duhon, M. Madura, J. Mann, B. Davis, J. Taylor, D. Bragiel, J. Pykosz, J. Botos, K. Zel¬ ler, L. Mizerik, J. Adams, J. Lucasek; Row Three: J. Mucha, N. Biedron, J. Jackson, A. Allen, E. Mansfield, C. Biel, J. Wisemiller, K. Bujna, C. Gregorovich, M. Ference, J. Solomon, D. Gyurcsan, B. Jackura, L. Girman; Row Four: M. Gillard, A. Tomko, L. Mickel, L. Obuch, P. Sullivan, B. Kujawa, A. Antilla, J. Smith, S. Protrolopac, K. Stipulin, E. Minge, R. Michalak, B. Ramsey. G. C. C. S. Brightens Bays of Unfortunate by GiGi Jackson The Girls’ Club of Christian Service, formed for the purpose of helping others, is composed of two groups. The younger club, which consists of 30 mem¬ bers, is sponsored by Miss Marie Nordvig and meets every first and third Wednesday dur¬ ing activity period. Meeting the second and fourth Wednesdays, the Junior-Senior group is sponsored by Mrs. Vera Erickson. The activity time of the club is spent working on Freshman-Sophomore G.C.C.S.—Row One: M. Hriczo, T. Moskal, S. Haney, J. Thomas, D. Mitchell, P. Foale, S. Nel¬ son, J. Matlon, R. Flisiak, N. Regashus; Row Two: M. Clark, J. Sluka, L. Wilson, E. Polkinghorn, G. Burney, S. Konechni; service projects, such as making nut cups for the patients at South Shore Hospital, making fall cor¬ sages, and building a float for the Homecoming par¬ ade. A food basket was prepared for a needy fam¬ ily, a $10.00 gift was contributed to CARE, and a donation was given to the Lyle Memorial. Guest speakers for the year included a representative from Patricia Stevens Modeling School, who addressed the group on self-improvement, Mr Charles Ste¬ vens, who discussed Japan, and Mrs. Katherine Freeman Benne, who reviewed poetry. Row Three: P. Hall, S. Mrzlock, C. Latta, S. Christ, D. Lukas, J. Gmerek; Row Four: J. Pazanin, A. Schurke, L. Hmurovic, A. Mazeika, D. Macko. CAREER PREVIEWS . . . Future Secretaries Hear Guest Speakers by Annette Palenik To acquire a more profound understanding of the role they will portray in the future, 16 girls joined the Secretaries’ club. A course in advanced short¬ hand and an interest in a secretarial career form the requirements for acceptance into the club spon¬ sored by Miss Joan Coughlan. To aid the girls in their quest, guests speakers were featured at the meetings held every fourth Wednesday; speakers included Clark alumnae, a representative of a Chicago employment agency, and a demonstrator of new office equipment. Secretaries’ Club—Row One: M. A. Biel, B. Small, L. Chris¬ tine, C. Sabol, D. Dufallo, J. Bernicky; Row Two: E. Barlo, A. Mitchell, A. Palenik, C. Brezovich, V. Hamernik, M. Kel¬ ler; Row Three: K. Bujna, D. Harris, Miss Coughlan, spon¬ sor, F. Frenchik, D. Simchak. Cadet Teaching Offered Through F.T.A. by Jean Makis Featuring a cadet teaching program, the Future Teachers of America organization started at Clark under the supervision of Miss Dolores McCamp- bell, provides students with a workshop for educa¬ tional ideas and practices. Members are assigned to elementary and junior high classes to observe teach¬ ing techniques and obtain personal experience in methods of instruction. Through this cadet teaching program students are given the opportunity of teaching young pupils and also obtain a basic prep¬ aration for college work in educational fields. Highlights for the club year are the formal in¬ itiation of new members and the installation of new officers. A dinner at Phil Schmidt’s is held at the end of the year to terminate activities. Presiding over the activities of this club is Jayne Koelling. Assisting her is Marcia Gilman as vice- president, Sharon Poppen as secretary, and Barb Kussy as treasurer. Programs are planned by Joan Liehe and Arlene Antilla acts as historian. F.T.A.—Row One: Miss McCampbell, sponsor, J. Wampler, A. Chrustowski, B. Kussy, M. Roxhica, P. Foale, S. Nel¬ son, S. McLean; Row Two: L. Gilman, G. Duerr, E. Pawlus, M. Gilman, J. Taylor, P. Foale, L. Abercrombie; Row Three: J. Palko, A. Palenik, J. Liehe, V. Vater, G. Burney, S. Guy; Row Four: D. Singer, D. Matis, A. Matis, B. Merriman, C. Benne, D. Kaminsky; Row Five: A. Antilla, S. Poppen, J. Koelling, B. Adams, N. Carlson, J. Gmerek. Future Librarians Acquire Training by Pat Fech Sponsored by Miss Harriet Lake, the Library club is composed of 12 members who have free periods to devote to work in the school library. Two of the club’s special projects are preparing new displays for the bulletin board each week and to trim- ing the Christmas tree during the Yuletide season. The members also repair books, manage the desk and circulation of library material, and prepare new volumes for circulation. Library Club — Row One: Mrs. Newkirk, sponsor, S. Spletzer, C. Srncik, P. Kandalec, Miss Lake, sponsor; Row Two: A Palenik, S. Solis, K. Sandrick, J. Jalovecky, C. Ilijanich; Row Three: B. Davis, D. Matis, L. Stovall, D. Simchak. Artists Buy Kiln With Donations by Pat Fech 46 Supplying practical experience in art work to talented and interested students is the purpose of the Art club. Working with ceramics, paint¬ ings, carvings, and sketchings, the 31 art club members, sponsored by Miss Norabell Morrison, enter local and state competition. Besides regular art work, the members create Christmas decorations and cards, a large paper mache head for the Homecoming pa¬ rade, and dance decorations. Accumulated funds plus a donation from the P.T.A. were used to pur¬ chase a new kiln, or clay oven. A dance called Space Spin was given to obtain funds for the purchase of art supplies and for donation to the Elizabeth Lyle memorial fund. Art Club — Row One: K. Winsberg, S. Moore, M. Reffkin, C. Brazina, Miss Mor¬ rison, sponsor; Row Two: G. Jackson, J. Palko, B. Eshena; Row Three: M. Michnal, M. Dvorscak, J. Vavrek, C. Yonke, P. Michnal; Row Four: D. Moreland, S. Florer, P. Jones, F. Murzyn; Row Five: C. Ruf, B. Rowley, E. Miles, S. Clore. Medical-Minded Receive Vocation Tips by Maryellen Rozcicha A testing ground for girls who have an in¬ terest in the nursing profession is the Nurses’ club. The club meetings give the girls an op¬ portunity to select an accredited nursing school and enable them to evaluate the various phases of nursing. The members become acquainted with hospitals, clinical techniques, and specialized fields of nursing. This knowledge is acquired through a series of films, speakers, and tours to area hos¬ pitals. Each girl is also given the opportunity to work in the nurse’s office during her free period. This year the Nurses club tried to bring Christ¬ mas cheer to the patients of mental hospitals by pre¬ senting them with Christmas gifts. Medical-minded students may learn and ex¬ change ideas within the Health Career club, formed for this purpose. Members become acquainted with such medical fields as dentistry, pharmacy, vet¬ erinary medicine, optometry, and physiotherapy. Seeking careers in the various fields of health, mem¬ bers are shown the vocational opportunities and ad¬ vantages of the medical profession. Newly transformed this year from the Medical Arts club, this organization extends its activities to include a variety of films, reports, group discussions, and guest speakers. Under the supervision of the school nurse Mrs. Florence Miller, the group meets every fourth Wednesday during activity period. Health Career Club—Row One: C. Mihalso, G. Dijak, G. Jackson, P. Foale, F. Nelson, B. Falaschetti, F. Woszczynski, R. Troksa; Row Two: B. Fech, C. Welty, S. Solis, J. Spanburg, M. Kekelik, J. Gora. Nurses’ Club—Row One: P. Foale, C. Kubeck, M. Reffkin, N. Silvasi, C. Nickel, W. Graham, K. Stofcik; Row Two: J. Bernicky, D. Matis, A. Stadurs, M. Kekelik, R. Troksa, F. Woszczynski, J. Gora; Row Three: S. Zagrocki, J. Gmerek, P. Smolen, S. Smith, P. Grandbois, K. Grandbois, J. Palko. LINKING CLUBS TO CLASSES . . . Latin Club Studies Ancient Home by Mary Keller Students join the Latin Club to gain a better understanding of Roman history. Members learn about Roman life and study myths of the once glorious empires of Greece and Rome. Highlighting this year’s activities was the designing of valentines, per¬ forming short plays of Roman life, and playing Latin games. Since class time does not permit extra activities, Miss Rebekah Eddy, sponsor, designed this club to supple¬ ment the needed background. Latin Club—Row One: J. Falda, C. Kessler, P. Fech, N. Spanier; Row Two: E. Rosen- stein, S. Kalina, Y. Drasco; Row Three: G. Dubczak, S. Falda, S. Grogan, Mrs. Eddy, sponsor. Spanish Customs Interest Club Members by Sherrie Gurevitz Sponsoring a student from Mexico was an activity of the Spanish club, whose purpose is to acquaint students with Spanish customs. Marilu is learning English while Spanish stu¬ dents learn her language. Under the direction of Miss Elaine Garcia, the club visited a Mexican restaurant, attended the Spanish so¬ ciety, corresponded with Spanish pen pals, and celebrated a realistic Span¬ ish Christmas. Biologists Probe Microscopic World by Arlene Matis A relatively new club at Clark is the biology club, which was launched five years ago. This organization meets every first and third Wednesday. The only membership requirement is that a student be sincerely interested in biology and desire to learn more than what is contained in the regular class period. This year’s activities include entering the world of protozoans with microscopes and viewing movies related to the vari¬ ous phases of biology. Biology Club—Row One: C. Welty, J. Wampler, C. Benne, E. Dufallo, C. Tylka, B. Merriman; Row Two: B. Burk, R. Miller, J. Warner, F. Nelson; Row Three: T. Pelansky, J. Sech, B. Trebs; Fourth Row: T. Kmetz, J. Sandrick, J. Sima, A. Roy. Conservationists Appreciate Resources by Diane Dufallo Conservation Club—Row One: B. Oldrobinak, C. Umlauf, B. Shumaker, S. Dubish, C. Bojda, J. Koney, W. Hall, S. Hernandez, B. Kostanezuk, B. Merriman, C. Benne; Row Two: B. Gilford, T. Peklansky, S. Biel, E. Miles, D. Jurick, D. Jamrose, G. Dobrowski, L. Kaminsky, T. Ves- locki; Row Three: Miss Wilharm, sponsor, K. Sutherland, J. Gonsiorow- ski, N. Gordon, D. Miller, R. Dostatni, B. Mitchell, G. Stout; Row Four: M. Mihalo, J. Vasilko, J. Hayduk, J. Jackson, J. Yedinak, A. Schneider, T. Nowicki. The Conservation club, meeting every second and fourth Wednesday of the month during activity period, aims at having every member learn, understand, and appreciate the need and necessity of conserving this nation’s natural re¬ sources. Under the sponsorship of Miss Wanda Wilharm this group of 38 mem¬ bers utilizes audio-visual aids to instruct conservation methods and supplement the course of study. This organization, in its fourth year of operation, offers membership to any student who expresses a sincere interest in the conservation of natural resources. Each member is expected to live up to and respect the conservation pledge: “I give my pledge as an American to save and faithfully defend from waste the natural resources of my country — its soil and minerals, its forests, waters, and wildlife.” MUSIC MAKERS... Vocalists Harmonize Note-able Events by Vicki Lacko Warner, M. Matyi, J. Mikuly, F. Pasyk, B. Wright, J. Crozier, T. Bachi, B. Benko, C. Macocha, A. Chrustowski, D. Simchak; Row Four: G. Jackson, J. Makis, S. Fisher, P. Markonni, J. Martinez, L. Grafen, L. Kaminsky, B. Vasilko, J. Lukacek, J. Palko, L. Gilman, N. Matis, S. Mrzlock. Combined in the three junior groups, Boys’ chorus and two Girls’ choruses, and the two advanced groups, A Cappella and Girls’ choir, are 200 music- minded students. Six ensembles are taken from the ranks of the main groups. The annual Winter and Spring concerts are pre¬ sented to the public after long hours spent in or¬ ganization and rehearsal. The entire department masses together to deliver musical renditions at the baccalaureate service in June. Highlights of the year include exchange assem¬ blies, civic group entertainment, and Christmas caroling in stores throughout Whiting and Ham¬ mond. Winter concert excerpts are presented at the Christmas assembly, and music is supplied by the vocal music department for Easter services. A Cappella, the most advanced group, acquired new choir robes from the profit of their efforts. They also sponsored an assembly program featuring the Wabash College Choir. A Cappella Choir—Row One: M. Mihalo, J. Hendricks, M. Biel, B. Kussy, J. Barlo, M. Dutler, J. Galatzer, M. Gonzales, C. Sabol, D. Dufallo, E. Barlo, P. Foale; Row Two: N. Crouch, J. Burkey, J. Badowski, A. Mitchell, G. Etheridge, B. Shumaker, K. Miller, B. Mullins, L. Carter, M. Silvian, C. Mihalso, K. Bujna; Row Three: N. Silvasi, K. Vereb, C. “A Christmas Carol.” In the Winter Concert a scene from the famous story is portrayed by Charles Melton, Dennis Musgrave, Joe Jackson, Bob Mullins, and Lee Owens, seated. Highs and Lows Rlend in Perfect Harmony Girls’ Chorus—Row One: S. Christ, C. Ruf, R. Hartman, C. Cudek, C. Francisco, P. Krygier, P. Mordus, Y. Smriga, L. Dunn, S. Moore, J. Sluka, J. Page; Row Two: C. Latta, M. Hriczo, S. Gurevitz, J. Palko, K. Winsburg, C. Illijanich, F. Gehrke, C. Nickel, M. Keith, D. Matis, P. Fech, A. Mazeika; Row Three: F. Condo, M. Kalicky, J. Bednar, P. Michnal, R. Flisak, E. Dufallo, P. Stewart, A. Petrovich, W. Graham, N. Regash us, J. Ice, K. Sandrick, J. Vavrek; Row Four: D. Wozniak, V. Katchman, J. Lovrinich, M. Burke, B. Jackson, B. Cerajewski, B. Sichak, L. Abercrombie, Y. Drasco, K. Bojda, C. Coppi; Row Five: S. Poplawski, C. Novotny, E. Uhrin, L. Hmrovic, A. Schuhrke, D. Hickman, S. Thomas, C. Schweikert, A. Gora, Y. Silagi, S. Florer, C. Brazina, L. Weiss, L. Wetnight. Girls’ Choir—Row One: K. Filas, C. Hoyda, A. Tomko, M. Fekete, J. Mihalo, J. Velock, D. Miles, C. Conrad, 0. Mer- geski, P. Grandbois, S. Taylor; Row Two: K. Davis, M. Cichon, N. Biedron, J. Thomas, V. Vater, C. Kubeck, J. Wampler, S. Smith, L. Coppage, B. Jurick, D. Lukas; Row Three: K. Miskus, Y. Noworyta, J. Botsch, P. Reiman, Q. Ferguson, P. Kowalski, S. Hobbs, R. Mis, B. Falaschetti, C. Colglazier, A. Allen, P. Hall; Row Four: M. Wasieleski, C. McGlone, S. Janik, B. Adams, S. Patrick, A. Mantich, L. Kuss, M. Kusnir, J. Westerfield, E. Minge, D. Smolen. 51 Many Voices Create Musical Moods Harmoneers—Row One: P. Markonni, L. Graefen, J. Mikuly, N. Dudzik, T. Bachi, K. Miller, M. Gonzales, F. Nelson, M. Cutler, C. Melton, J. Galatzer; Row Two: L. Kaminsky, T. Fitzpatrick, B. Vasilko, B. Wright, J. Martinez, K. Banas, P. Smriga, B. Shumaker, B. Mullins, C. Grigson, B. Yakish, J. Barlo. Boys’ Chorus—P. Smriga, A. Tkacz, B. Williams, T. Bachi, B. Wiley, N. Dudzik, C. Grigson, D. Musgrave, C. Melton, J. Jackson, F. Nelson, G. Kaplan, T. Fitspatrick, B. Gifford, R. Weinberg, seated at piano. 52 $ instill! for Pleasure and Prestige by Jayne Koelling Meeting on extra time before or after school, six ensemble groups rehearse songs for musical activ¬ ities. Besides participating with the main choruses in the Winter and Spring concerts, these ensembles prepare for district contests held at the end of January at Lew Wallace high school in Gary. Harmonettes, a triple trio of nine girls; Melotones, an all-girl double sextet; and Harmoneers, consisting of only male voices, are the leading ensembles. From these musical groups, three other ensembles are de¬ rived: the Madrigals, Boys’ Octet, and a Freshman Quartet. The Madrigals consists of the Harmonettes plus six boys from the Harmoneers while the Fresh¬ man Quartet and the Boys’ Octet are taken entirely from the ranks of the Harmoneers. Besides contest and concert activities, the ensem¬ bles participate in exchange assemblies during the year and provide entertainment for various civic groups throughout the community. Melo Tones—Row One: N. Silvasi, Y. Drasco, L. Carter, J. Burkey; Row Two: C. Kessler, B. Adams, J. Palko, D. Sim- chak; Row Three: N. Matis, M. B. Silvian, S. Mrzlock. Harmonettes—A. Walczak, J. Makis, S. Fisher, M. A. Matyi, companist; absent: J. Hendricks. E. Yager, P. Foale, C. Sabol, D. Dufallo, J. Wampler, ac- 53 Band—Row One: L. Gilman, S. Guy, C. Kessler, J. Koelling, M. McCutcheon, J. Burkey, S. Fisher; Row Two: S. McLean, S. Poppen, D. Singer, G. Jackson, J. Gora, G. Jankowski, D. Moreland, J. Stiller, P. Vogel, K. Clore, C. Melton, B. Snowe, B. Weinberg, L. Appleman; Row Three: M. Silvian, C. Benne, J. Vater, P. Fech, N. Spanier, E. Rosenstein, D. Har per, G. Duerr, G. Burney, S. Nelson, M. Trbovich, L. Carter, G. Kaplan, D. Miles, E. Swenson, P. Duerr, D. Wet- Instrumentalists Perform at High Pitch by Gigi Jackson Here comes the band! This is heard from crowds as the band marches on the field in perfect formation during the halves of football games. Besides the football shows, the band also participates in parades, contests, basketball games, concerts, pep rallies, high school assemblies, and the annual Hammond Music Festival. City, district, and state contests begin in February, but practice sessions are started earlier in the year. At the completion of marching season, the band also launches preparations for the concerts given in January and May. At the latter concert, the traditional keys are presented to the senior members. The money raising project for this musical organi¬ zation was the sale of fudge and pecan logs. The profits of this sale amounted to $650, which will be contributed toward the purchase of risers for the band room. Again this year the band was divided into two groups: the honor band consisting of the more ex¬ perienced players, and the B-band consisting of the less experienced players. The entire band boasts a membership of 72 and is headed by President Ed Swenson, Vice-president Joan Liehe, and Co-secretaries Sharon Poppen and Dick Bunn. Mr. Carlyle Snider is the director. Consisting mostly of senior members, the pep band performs at home basketball games and pep rallies. The purpose of this miniature band is to help boost school spirit and the morale of the team by providing instrumental accompaniment to school songs. Snappy songs and marches are played by members before the game and during timeouts and halftimes. A job well done by band members is rewarded by letters and chevrons which are given on the basis of a point system. 54 night, S. Trombley, B. Adams, B. Sabol, J. Robey, P. Hmuro- vich, A. Susoreny; Row Four: B. Merriman, S. Halik, D. Mitchell, J. Price, S. Clore, J. Liehe, R. Miller, D. Boyer, J. Bell, J. Hajduk, D. Tharp, R. Almasy, B. Wright, P. Wojtena, J. Sima, M. Gilman, G. Etheridge, P. Foale, J. Varek, J. Warner, B. Burk, G. Strakey, B. Yakish; Director, Carlyle Snider. Huffing and puffing away, Dennis Moreland, Dave Tharp, Ed Swenson, and Alan Susoreny rehearse their own original composition of “Siberian Sunset.” Marcia Gilman, Denise Singer, and Claire Benne, Clark’s majorettes, strut in perfect formation at football game shows and parades. Concerts and Hop Lead Orchestra ' s Year Trying to memorize her solo music, Betty Small practices many long hard hours in preparation for the District Solo and Ensemble Contest. Orchestra—Row One: A. Matis, E. Pawlus, K. Banasak, N. Small, J. Zientara, K. Miskus, A. M. Kiraly, B. Small; Row Two: B. Kurella, I. Economou, J. Burke, S. Fisher, C. Kess¬ ler, D. Moreland, S. Hobbs; Row Three: G. Levin, M. Brown, Thirty-five students comprise the orchestra, which is made up of strings, brass, reeds, and percussion, and play under the direction of Mr. Darwin Eret. This year’s activities include participating in their annual spring concert, which is prepared for the school audience, the Northern Indiana District Con¬ test and the city-wide instrumental contest, held May 2, playing for high school commencement and baccalaureate, taking part in the Hammoi.d Music Festival, and sponsoring a Thanksgiving sock hop, “Cranberry Capers.” Once again the advanced string group, composed of eight to ten members, was privileged to play in the Manchester Symphony Concert. This year the guest conductor is Arthur Fidler of the Boston Pops Symphony Orchestra. The group chose Arlene Matis to preside this year. Assisting Arlene was Betty Small, vice president. Elaine Pawlus was chosen secretary-treasurer, and Illse Economou, publicity chairman. L. Gilman, S. Guy, S. McLean, S. Poppen, M. Turbovich, L. Carter, J. Robey, P. Hmurovich, A. Susoreny, E. Swenson, R. Yakish; Row Four: F. Gajewski, D. Kaminsky, P. Wojtena, M. Gilman. Dancers Donate to March of Dimes by Donna Enright “The Skaters’ Waltz.” B. Piskorowski, L. Girman, B. Ramsey, son, B. Kussy, L. Gilman, and J. Vavrek enjoy the final B. Palikan, S. Guy, J. Badowski, G. Duerr, M. Keller, C. Wil- spill, and the relief that comes with a job well-done. Modern Dance, sponsored by Miss Leota Kenzie, provides the opportunity for girls to create dances expressing through body movements the moods found in music. Through club activities participants gain poise and self-confidence. The first project of this 45 member league was the organization and participation in “Around the World in an Eighty Dollar Wardrobe.’’ This show, whose proceeds were donated to the March of Dimes, was held January 10 at Hammond High School. The construction of the first-place float in the homecom¬ ing parade was a brief pause before the group began rehearsing with the vocal music departments for the Winter and Spring Concerts. Modern Dance applicants are taught certain dance techniques later to be used for individual dances per¬ formed before the entire group. Each girl is also required to attend a certain number of practice ses¬ sions before being approved for membership. Using artificial snow and colorful costumes, M. Madura, P. Sullivan, L. Obuch, B. Wagner, P. Mordus, P. Foale, and K. Winsberg give the impression of a real “Sleigh Ride.” 57 FOOTLIGHT MAGIC . . . Drama Club—Row One: S. Clore, R. Hartman, C. Keister, P. Krygier, C. Francisco, P. Mordus, M. Gilman, G. Duerr, J. Wampler, M. Moldraski, S. McLean, E. Pawlus; Row Two: D. Hickman, M. Leith, F. Condo, J. Vavrek, S. Guy, L. Weiss, S. Thomas, C. Brehmer, M. Rak, C. Conrad, C. Cudek; Row Three: L. Kuss, L. Carter, B. Jurick, C. Schweikert, L. Wet- night, I. Wilson, M. McCutcheon, C. Colglazier, O. Diaz, C. Vega, L. Dunn; Row Four: B. Dudzik, C. Kessler, S. Poppen, J. Koelling, L. Gilman, D. Singer, D. Harper, J. Lovrinich, P. Reiman, E. Rosenstein; Row Five: N. Spanier, B. Adams, K. Davis, P. Fech, S. Colglazier; Row Six: D. Tharp, D. Moreland, J. Price, Jack Taylor, G. Kaplan, P. Smriga, J. Wozniak, A. Susoreny, P. Hmurovich, T. Yalko. Masquers Nucleus for Skits and Plays by Gretclien Duerr “The show must go on!” Poor Dawn Hickman is in a fix, but not even Rose Hartman can help her. The villains, Jerry Robey and Jerry Wozniak, continue tightening the rope. To develop interest and experience in the fields of acting, interpretation, directing, and mechanics of the stage and to gain a new outlook towards literary works is the purpose of Clark’s drama club. Meeting on the fourth Wednesday of every month, the Mas¬ quers, as the club is called, work on skits and plays which are presented to the student body. These one- act plays, read before the entire group, help future dramatists gain valuable experience and confidence. Other activities include the reading of classics in the field of drama and a study of famous dramatists. This group comprised of 60 members is sponsored by Miss Rhoda Kittelsen and is in conjunction with National Thespian Troupe No. 1769. This honorary association, composed of 16 members, is devoted to the advancement of dramatic arts in the secondary schools. This year the Best Thespian Award, which is based on active participation, was presented to Diane Harper. 58 Crew Strives for Teelinieal Perfection by Gigi Jackson Stage Crew — Row One: P. Krygier, C. Francisco, H. Hendrix, D. Hickman, C. Cudek, F. Condo, G. Dubczak, G. Gordon, P. Halik, M. Cameron, M. Burke, M. A. Cengel, M. Masuekeski, S. McLean, G. Mazur; Row Two: J. Mucha, J. Falda, P. Hartman, C. Colglazier, B. Horvatich, J. Veloch, P. McCay, G. Yarellas, C. Novotny, S. Christ, J. Burkey, M. McCutcheon, M. Gilman; Row Three: R. Kowal, Y. Drasco, S. Patrick, C. McGlone, M. A. Cichon, E. Warzak, S. Halik, G. Barclay, M. Barclay, K. Davis; Row Four: N. Biedron, P. Trezepacz, M. Silvasi, B. Jurick, J. Miller, C. Biel, K. Bunja, S. Smith, M. Vecnheiser, J. Westerfield, A. Antilla; Row Five: M. Smirga, J. Williams, J. Sotak, D. Wetnight, K. Render, T. Valka, B. Vasilko, L. Bujna, R. Wawrzyniak; Row Six: R. Vale, J. Oliver, D. Gilman, J. Vater, J. Robey, J. Price, R. Almasy, C. Bracas. For the past two years, Miss Rhoda Kittelsen has sponsored Clark’s boys and girls stage crew. Work¬ ing invisibly behind the scenes, this organization requires for membership the desire to have perfect lighting, make-up, costumes, and sound effects for all dramatic productions, school assemblies, and musical concerts and programs. Consisting of 75 members, the stage crew meets during the first and third activity periods of each month. At these meetings the members are given specific assignments for future productions. Marcia McCutcheon and Jack Williams were selected to work as co-stage managers. Crew projects include behind-the-scenes action for the Spring and Winter concerts, Modern Dance productions, and the annual all-school and junior class plays. To obtain funds, the stage crew mem¬ bers set up colored spotlights to compliment the decorations at all school dances. Stage manager Jack Williams waits in the wings for his cue to dim the lights. Curtains must be pulled, lights turned on and off, and scenery removed at exactly the right second. 59 “Death Takes A Holiday”—Cast: Arlene Antilla, William Oliver, Jim Price, Linda Gilman, Ron Jankowski, Bill Meissner, Sharon Poppen, Jerry Robey, Diane Harper, George Kilkeary. Vischak, Shirley Ringgenberg, Dave Stevenson, Mary Lou Life Prevails as “Death Takes a Holiday” “Then there is a love which casts out fear, and I have found it. Love is greater than illusion, and as strong as death!” Prince Sirki (Death) realizes Grazia’s love. “Death Takes a Holiday,” written by Alberto Casella in Italy in 1925, was rewritten for the American stage by Walter Ferris. The three act comi-tragedy is based on the poetic conception of death suspending all activities to find why mortals fear him so. The cast is as follows: Cora.Arlene Antilla Fedele ..Bill Kilkeary Duke Lambert . Alda . .Dave Stevenson .Diane Harper Duchess Stephanie . .Mary Lou Oliver Princess of San Luca. .Linda Gilman Baron Cesarea . .Ron Jankowski Rhoda Fenton. .Sharon Poppen Eric Fenton . ...Jerry Robey Corrado . .Jim Price Grazia . .Shirley Ringgenberg His Serene Highness, Prince Sirki, of Vitalba Alexandri. .George Vischak Major Whitread. .William Meissner Director . .Miss Rhoda Kittelsen Student Director. .Joan Liehe Production Manager. .Sharon McLean 60 by Diane Harper A castle near the Italian Alps is the setting for this supernatural drama. The characters, who are of the aristocratic class, exist in a blase type of world, not knowing what they want from life. This un¬ certainty of destination is true of all characters, ex¬ cept Grazia, who is almost ethereal in her concept of life. As Duke Lambert, host to the party, relaxes in an unlighted room, a weird form appears before him. This uncanny visitor with green, gaunt, and lumi¬ nous face and hands reveals its ultramundane iden¬ tity—Death—to the Duke and explains, with a touch of sarcasm, that it is going to take a holiday, during which time there will be no dying on earth and everything old will have prolonged life. The reason for this is to find what it is that makes men fear death. Is it loss of power? money? or love? Death, himself, reappears in the form of a fas¬ cinating prince, and after discovering that it is neith¬ er power or money that binds men to life, makes love to three guests: Rhoda, a fresh and out-of-door type; Alda, a beautiful and restless sophisticate; and Grazia, who alone ends his quest in triumph of love over fear. Death returns in his real form to the in¬ evitable with Grazia, who, ardent and undaunted, follows him into the darkness. “Alda, don’t let yourself go! I tell you there’s something inhuman and cruel about that fellow.” Eric warns Alda about the mysterious stranger that appeared out of nowhere. “My dear Baron, are you, by any chance, proposing to me?” The Princess of San Luca jokes with elderly Baron Cesarea who feels younger every minute. Duke Lambert reveals the identity of Prince Sirki to Cor- rado and Eric, “He is the one who waits . . . His Majesty . . . Death . . . amusing himself on a holiday!” 61 Our Town Drama of Everyday Life by Diane Harper Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning play “Our Town” could most certainly be called unique. The presentation was something new to the high school audience, for it was not a comedy, or a tragedy, or a drama. The play was just a story about a young girl’s—any girl’s—life from childhood to deathbed. The entire play is performed in panto¬ mime as there are no props or scenery which might distract the attention of the audience. “Our Town,” as the Stage Manager, who narrates the story through the three acts (Childhood, Mar¬ riage, and Death) states is just an ordinary town in the early 1900’s; its name is Grover’s Corners. The story is primarily concerned with the eldest children, Emily and George, of the Webb and Gibbs families. As time goes by, they mature and discover, as the saying goes, “They were meant for one anoth¬ er.” They marry, work a farm, and raise a family. However, Emily soon dies in childbirth. Not being able to bear the loneliness of the dead, she is al¬ lowed to return to the living for one day. What Emily finds among the living is too much to endure and thankfully returns to her grave. “Our Town”—principal characters: Rudy Almasy, Maynard Kessler, Camille Kessler, Lynn Carter, Susan Kalina, Diane Stage Manager.Maynard Kessler Dr. Gibbs.Don Kaminsky Joe Crowell .Gary Kaplan Howie Newsome.Dale Boyer Mrs. Gibbs.Diane Harper Mrs. Webb.Camille Kessler George Gibbs....Rudy Almasy Rebecca Gibbs .Susan Kalina Wally Webb .Bob Weinberg Emily Webb .Linda Gilman Professor Willard .Mike Kobe Mr. Webb.Thomas Valko Woman In the Balcony.Carol Cudek Man In the Auditorium .Dave Tharp Lady In the Box.Arlene Walczak Simon Stimson . Ed Swenson Mrs. Soames .Lynn Carter Constable Warren .Joe Jackson Si Crowell.Charles Melton Sam Craig..Dennis Moreland Joe Stoddard.Kenneth Brooks Townspeople: J. Makis, P. Smriga, S. Thomas, C. Ruf, G. Kokenis, C. Brehmer, Y. Drasco. Student Director. Sharon Poppen Harper, Tom Valko, Linda Gilman, Don Kaminsky; absent: Ed Swenson. 62 The Stage Manager philosophizes about this fast-moving world and the replacement of horses by “au-to-mo-biles” as Emily and George sip their sodas. Mr. Webb and Constable Warren bid a good evening to the inebriated Simon Stimson, who unfathomably staggers past them, and shake their heads in sympathy. mmm “Now, Myrtle, I’ve got to tell you something, because if I don’t tell somebody I’ll burst.” Mrs. Gibbs has startling news to tell Mrs. Webb as they sit stringing beans. As Emily once again takes her place among the dead, she asks, “Live people don’t understand much do they. Mother Gibbs?” and is answered by “No, dear. Not very much.” C-CLUB—Row One: Coach Banas, sponsor, J. Mehok, G. Hoffman, G. Kokenis, D. Kania, C. Sapyta, J. Mikula, T. Bo¬ land, Coach Stavros; Row Two: D. Talabay, J. Wonnacott, B. Hoover, D. Ogren, M. Barton, J. Terranova, J. Murzyn, P. Salus; Row Three: B. Mullins, D. McClure, D. Walker, F. Prusinski, M. Wozniak, D. Hmurovich, T. Shields; Row Four: M. Popovich, J. Wozniak, M. Kobe, D. Umlauf, R. Balko, B. Hughes, P. Morgenthaler, G. Metcalfe; Row Five: T. Barlo, J. Sima, D. Barton, M. Kokot, B. Yackish, F. Mazur, J. Gajdos, R. Gabbert, M. Smriga. C-Clu b Sponsors DadsW i g li t. Sells Popeor n Popping corn after school, C-Club lettermen Mike Kokot and Pat Morganthaler take time out to sell their product to Lor¬ raine Girman, one of the many after-school purchasers. by Jackie Roznawski Promoting sportsmanship, proper attitude, and scholarship is the aim of the C-Club. Under the guidance of co-sponsors Mr. Norman Banas and Mr. Steve Stavros, the lettermen have formed one of the most active organizations in school. The athletes sell popcorn at home football games and every day after school hours. Sponsoring Dads’ Night to honor the fathers of football players and printing foot¬ ball programs are other responsibilities of the club. The money raised from projects enables the club to purchase jackets for lettermen. Staging the annual banquet at which Bill Rohr, Northwestern basketball coach, spoke was one of the highlights of the season. The presentations of awards and announcements of the all-around athlete and outstanding leader marked this event. Also, ten¬ nis coach Mr. Edwin Martin presented the school with a picture of the Western Division Champion¬ ship tennis team to be hung in the main hall. Leading the club are Dick Kania, Chuck Sapyta, Gene Kokenis, and Dick Freckelton. 66 . Team—Row One: K. Miller, E. Best, R. Moore, T. Barlo, D. Kollwitz, J. Mikula, M. Kokot, J. Sima, D. Duray; Row Two: F. Prusinski, B. Balog, J. Paskwietz, J. Murzyn, M. Kobe, D. Umlauf, J. Srncik, A. Roy; Row Three: J. Conway, D. Juricic, S. Biel, G. Girman, J. Slacanin, T. Shields, Coach Shields; Row Four: K. Daugherty, A. Tkacz, Harriers Cop Crown by Jim Sima In their opening tilt, Clark’s harriers upended Thornton Fractional 26-32 with Mike Kobe pacing all Clarkites by running second, followed by Mike Kokot, third, and Joe Murzyn, fourth. Three days later they walked off with blue ribbon honors at the Hammond City Meet. Led by Kobe, who ran fifth, the cross-country boys dumped Hammond High, Morton, and Tech. The Freshman-Sophomore squad duplicated the victory, making Clark the best in city competition. Smothering Washington 19-40, and Tolleston 15- 50, the harriers retained second place in Conference standings. In two ensuing meets they won over Lew Wallace, Emerson, and Whiting while being dropped by Horace Mann and Froebel. In Sectional competition Clark finished eleventh out of the 20 teams entered. Season’s end found them copping third place in the Western Division Conference standings. The harriers also extended their string to eight consecutive years without a defeat in dual meets. Clark’s City Champs won 11 meets while losing only three. G. Troksa, J. Germich, R. Dembowski, R. Szot, J. Dobrowski, R. Dostatni; Row Five: J. Cox, D. Chyla, T. Veslocki, J. Papach, D. Shimala, G. Luksich, R. Smith, G. Chovanec, R. Slupski; Row Six: G. Radamacher, J. Kauchak, J. Melvin, J. Coppi, S. Frenchik, J. Terranova, R. Balko, T. Kmetz, B. Wilson; absent: J. Sandrick, J. Wonnacott, J. Stiller. in City Competition Senior harrier Mike Kobe raises his arms victoriously as he races to break the tape and snatch first place honors in a home meet at the windy Forsythe Park course. “You take it!” Dave Hmurovich steps back allowing Denny Barton to cover the opponents attempt to place the ball on top of the doublesmen. Mike Barton crowds the net for the return volley as Mark Popovich slams the ball over the net and makes an ace for another grand slam victory. 69 Gridmen Down llival Tech and Whiting by Maynard Kessler Despite the fine all-around play of Dick Freckel- ton and the spirited running of Gary Hoffman, Clark could not touch Morton’s Governors in their season opener. The Pioneers staged a 50 yard drive in the second half, but an untimely fumble on Morton’s one yard line erased any plans for a Clark tally. The result was an 18-0 drubbing, the only shutout scored against the Pioneers all season. On their next outing the Clarkites were roughed by East Chicago’s Riders of Roosevelt, 27-7. In first quarter play the Aldrich men penetrated to Roose¬ velt’s one foot line, but their scoring attempt was halted when they ran out of downs. Roosevelt scored two “quickies” in the second quarter. Clark answer¬ ed back in the fourth on a three yard plunge by Gary Hoffman. East Chicago Washington was held to a 7-6 half¬ time score before the Senators dropped the Pioneers 21-6. Clark ' s lone tally was set up when Dick Freckelton received a fumble on Washington’s ten yard line. A pass from Dave Ogren to John Mehok placed the pigskin on the four yard line. Two plays later Gary Hoffman hit paydirt in the losing tilt. Dave Ogren plunges through Rensselaer defense and begins the fifty yard march that ended in a touchdown which registered a Clark victory. Clark’s initial victory was registered at Rensse¬ laer. In the second period Dave Ogren started a 50 yard march which he completed with a 10 yard touchdown burst. The Bombers knotted the score in fourth quarter action at 7-7. However, with three minutes left the Pioneers marched from their own 35 for the winning T. D. in 10 plays. Crozier, Clark’s extra point man, made it a 13-7 win. Gary Lew Wallace and Hammond High scored once each quarter, defeating the Pioneers 27-13 and 26-7, respectively. Dave Ogren completed a 10 yard end zone pass to Charlie Sapyta and Gary Hoffman drove over for a six yard T. D., but this was not enough to swat the Hornets. Against Ham¬ mond High, Dave Ogren scored on a 26 yard jaunt for the lone score. Tech and Whiting succumbed to the Pioneers by identical 6-0 shutouts. Gary Hoffman provided the scores for both wins. Against Whiting, Hoffman re¬ turned a fourth quarter punt 27 yards to the Oiler’s eighteen yard marker. Two plays later he scampered eight yards for the decisive tally. In the final stanza, Clark defense stopped two Oiler drives. Thus, Whiting was Clark’s Homecoming guest and victim in the season finale. In Conference play, Clark posted a 2-4 record, placing them seventh in the twelve team Western Division race. Pioneers overall record was 3-5. At season’s end Charlie Sapyta captured a posi¬ tion as end on the All State team for his consistent¬ ly fine play. He also made the first team along with teammate Gary Hoffman on the Hammond Times All Star squad. Jerry Gajdos received honorable mention on the same team. 1958 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE Clark . . 0 Morton .. ... 18 WD Clark. . 7 E. C. Roosevelt. 27 WD Clark. ... 6 E. C. Washington . .... 21 Clark ... 13 Rensselaer 7 WD Clark . . 13 Gary Lew Wallace . ... 27 WD Clark . . 7 Hammond High . .... 26 WD Clark. . 6 Tech ... 0 WD Clark . . 6 Whiting. .... 0 WD Western Division games 70 CLARK STATISTICS OPPONENTS 58 FOINTS 125 1257 YARDS RUSHING 1388 267 YARDS PASSING 240 68 FIRST DOWNS 65 110 PENALTY YARDAGE 160 YARDS RUSHING YARDS ATTEMPTS AVERAGE Hoffman 597 113 5.7 Freckelton 433 107 4.1 Ogren 184 72 2.6 Mehok 43 20 2.5 POINTS T.D. EXTRA TOTAL Hoffman 6 0 36 Ogren 2 0 12 Sapyta 1 0 6 Crozier 0 4 4 “Got it!” Senior end Charlie Sapyta tucks away Dave Ogren’s end zone pass for the initial score of a losing cause against the Lew Wallace Hornets. Varsity Football Team—Row One: G. Hoffman, R. Gabbert, Row Three: L. Graefen, F. Mazur, C. Sapyta, P. Salus, T. Boland, J. Gajdos, J. Mehok, D. Ogren; Row Two: D. Me- manager. Clure, D. Walker, M. Wozniak, D. Freckelton, D. Talabay; 71 Settlers. Homesteaders Hatch lleeords by Gary Kaplan Settlers—Row One: N. Issacs, J. Crozier, J. Oliver, K. Helmich, J. Vasilko, M. Gonzales, R. Shimala, P. Duerr, manager; Row Two: N. Paskwietz, J. Benak, D. Hruskoci, B. Ignatuk, B. Shumaker, J. Wozniak, M. Bukovac; Row Three: E. Baran, J. Kukta, C. Bracas, R. Swiontek, B. Vasilko, G. Spanos, D. DeLong, manager. Opening the season, the Settlers let their September sixth tilt with Mor¬ ton slip by with a 13-0 defeat. How¬ ever, they bounced into the win col¬ umn by conquering Valparaiso 35- 13. Jim Benak and Manuel Gonzales scampered for two touchdowns apiece to lead the potent attack. Hammond High nudged the Jay- vees, 19-6. Jim Benak returned a Hammond High fumble 26 yards for the lone Pioneer score. The Peterson- men then trampled Tech, 26-12. Jerry Crozier, Manuel Gonzales, and Jim Benak paced the scoring with a touchdown each. In the season finale, the Settlers bowed to Whiting, 14-0, and posted a five game season record of two wins and three losses. Clark’s Homesteaders defeated Tech, 19-0, in their season’s opener. Jim Moffitt scored on a 35 yard pass while Kelly Clore added a tally on a three yard run, and Dave Sch- lack returned a 50 yard pass inter¬ ception. Irving was their next victim by a 19-7 tally. The scoring started when Ron Kalina plunged over in the sec¬ ond quarter; he was followed by Dave Schlack, who scored on a sev¬ en yard pass from Kelly Clore. Coach William’s boys suffered their first loss to Hammond High 25-6. Clark’s lone score came when Kelly Clore passed to Carnahan in the sec¬ ond quarter. East Chicago Roosevelt administer¬ ed another loss to the Homesteaders by a 19-0 score. Morton repeated the treatment with a 19-0 sentence. The five game season ended with two wins and three losses. Homesteaders—Row One: J. Galatzer, J. Taylor, B. Rowley, K. Soltis, K. Zeller, R. Witzke, R. Priest, J. Shimala, R. Wiley; Row Two: C. Freeland, P. Vogel, E. Shields, S. Psikula, T. Xidis, A. Schneider, J. Mikula; Row Three: J. Bell, R. Kalina, D. Carnahan, P. Kovacich, T. Blazek, J. Bercik, C. Sheets, D. Schlack; Row Four: R. Mikuly, P. Markonni, J. Moffitt, B. Brom, K. Clore, C. Snow. 72 Sitlelinrrs Work for Trams Surcess Basketball coaches—Norm Banas, Ed Shields, Steve Stavros. Football coaches — A1 Peterson, Emerson Aldrich, Norm Banas. Varsity cheerleaders—Sharon Guy, Linda Gilman, Gretchen Duerr, Elaine Pawlus, Barb Palikan, Sharon McLean. 73 Roundballers RelYal Cross-Town Rivals by Maynard Kessler Clark’s roundballers lost their bid for a third con¬ secutive win over Thornton Fractional in the season opener, after a 44-39 struggle. Hobart journeyed to Hammond and returned home victorious. With a minute and a half to play, Floyd Prusinski came off the bench to put the Pioneers ahead on six clutch free throws and two baskets. This did not stop the Brickies from recording a 64-61 victory. Suffering from a frigid first half against South Bend Washington, Clark bounced back with the aid of Terranova’s 23 points, but the Panthers scored a 87-70 victory. Wildcat balance and backboard play wrote a 65-48 victory, even though Clark led at the half with a score of 33-25. After losing to Roosevelt 70-65, the Pioneers registered their first win against Carl Sandburg, 62- 49 and proceeded into the Whiting Holiday Tourna- ment.Portage eliminated Clark 66-64 in a hotly con¬ tested battle, but Chesterton bowed to the Shields- men and left them with third place honors. Stopped by Penn Township, Gary Tolleston, and Lew Wallace the Pioneers downed cross-town rival Whiting 59-44. A four game winning streak follow¬ ed after two losses to powerful Washington and Valparaiso. Clark held Washington, ranked second in the state, to a 36-33 half-time margin, before the Senators won on a 26 point bulge, 88-62. Joe Terranova aided the victories over Tech and Horace Mann with his 50 point showing. He bag¬ ged 20 to defeat Tech 75-51 and 30 to tie a school scoring record. Morton was the next victim by a 78-69 score. Terranova bagged another 20 points. The following evening Clark hosted Dubuque, Iowa, and handed them a 79-70 pounding; Rich Balko netted 20 to extend Clark’s streak to four wins. Gary quintets, Emerson and Froebel set the Pio¬ neers back in the season’s final tilts. In Sectional play Clark was eliminated in first round action by Crown Point 66-46. The Pioneers were 3-8 in loop play, hanging up an 8-13 overall record. Varsity Basketball Team—B. Burk, manager, T. Shields, J. Paskwietz, R. Balko, J. Coppi, S. Frenchik, J. Benak, F. Prusinski, J. Terranova, J. Warner, manager. 74 Nov. 22 Nov. 29 Dec. 4 Dec. 12 Dec. 18 Dec. 20 ♦Dec. 29 ♦Dec. 30 Jan. 6 Jan. 9 Jan. 13 Jan. 16 Jan. 20 Jan. 23 Jan. 27 Jan. 30 Feb. 6 Feb. 7 tFeb. 13 Clark Feb. 17 Clark .... 60 Feb. 26 Clark .... 46 Thorton Fractional .. 44 Hobart .... 64 S. B. Washington_ 87 Hammond High . 65 E. C. Roosevelt . 70 Carl Sandburg- 49 Portage . 66 Chesterton .. 67 Penn Township .. 58 Tolleston . 67 Lew Wallace _ 63 Whiting. 44 E. C. Washington .... 88 Valparaiso .. 84 Tech.. 51 Horace Mann ...- 55 Morton. 69 Dubuque, Iowa. 70 Emerson . 72 Froebel . 82 Crown Point. 66 1959 BASKETBALL SCHEDULE Clark .... 39 Clark .... 61 Clark .... 70 Clark .... 48 Clark .... 65 Clark .... 62 Clark .... 64 Clark .... 91 Clark .... 57 Clark .... 44 Clark .... 36 Clark .... 59 Clark .... 62 Clark .... 52 Clark .... 75 Clark .... 73 Clark .... 78 Clark .... 79 56 ♦Whiting Holiday Tournament ♦♦Sectional Tournament tForfeit To Clark INDIVIDUAL SCORING Baskets F.T. Total Terranova _. .115 93 323 Balko . . 77 51 205 Benak . . 67 53 187 Frenchik . . 71 38 180 Shields . . 57 44 158 Prusinski . . 18 32 68 Paskwietz . _ 9 6 24 Coppi . . 3 2 8 “Jump up Steve, jump up!” Sophomore Steve Frenchik at¬ tempts to retrieve the ball from the Hobert Brickies while Rich Balko closes in from behind. “What next . . . ?” Senior forward Joe Terranova scans the entire court and waits for unguarded teammate Jim Benak to take over for him. 75 Settlers. Homesteaders Train for Varsity by Paul Smriga Settlers—Row One: M. Gonzales, D. Hmurovich, G. Luksich, T. Barlo, D. Kollwitz; Back Row: B. Girman, W. Paskwietz, J. Cox, J. Conway, B. Wilson, B. Shumaker, J. Warner. Settlers bowed to Thornton Frac¬ tional 49-43, South Bend Washington 48-24, and Hammond High 36-34 in the season’s opening games but up¬ ended Roosevelt 45-35. Clark was victimized in the next games by Lew Wallace 42-35, Whit¬ ing 35-18, Morton 43-29, Tech 42-35, and Penn Township 34-31, but bounced back to edge Lew Wallace 30-28 in the season’s second win. Losing to Whiting 48-32, Valpa¬ raiso 47-25, and Tech 39-37, the B- men returned to walk away with a win against Highland 42-34, but were defeated by Thornton Fractional 52- 50, and Horace Mann 28-24. Morton edged the Pioneers 38-37, before Froebel was disposed of 51-33 in the season finale. Bob Girman was top man with 173 total points. Homesteaders—Row One: S. Biel, B. Witzke, K. Miller; Row Two: T. Ves- locki, R. Dembowski, E. Shields, R. Kalina, D. Carnahan, J. Taylor; Row Three: E. Best, D. Musgrave, P. Markonni, K. Clore, D. Chyla, J. Shimala. After bowing to Thornton Frac¬ tional 43-39 in the season opener, Jim Moffit retaliated by scoring 18 against Irving and Roosevelt, en¬ abling the Homesteaders to down both foes 43-39 and 31-18. Clark was tripped in the next two outings by Morton 56-45, and Val¬ paraiso 41-35 but fought back to beat Covington 33-31, and Calumet Town¬ ship 30-28. In the next games the Freshmen were victims of Tech 44-26, Gary Roosevelt 45-16, Whiting 31-27, Hammond High 38-21, Washington 60-32, Tech 44-34, and Whiting 35-23. The Banasmen scored a victory against Irving 28-19, and finished off the season with two losses, Hammond High 45-24, and Morton 52-31. The team finished with a 5-12 record. Dennis Musgrave was high with 111 points. 76 Track Team—Row One—G. Hoffman, D. McClure, T. Barlo, W. Paskwietz, D. Kollwitz, R. Gabbert, B. Volom, J. Wonna- cott, W. Kelderman, C. Umlauf; Row Two: D. Dsida, B. Ignatuk, B. Hoover, B. Shumaker, M. Kobe, J. Lickwar, J. Coppi, B. Holman, D. Kaminsky, Coach Franklin; Row Three: D. Hruskoci, G. Chovanec, D. Shimala, J. Srncik, R. Shimala, R. Troksa, J. Paprocki, M. Kokot, D. Duray, D. Umlauf, T. Kmetz; Row Four: J. Sandrick, B. Rohr, R. Met¬ calfe, A. Tkacz, F. Nelson, B. Balog, B. Zato, J. Bowers, J. Stiller, J. Mikula; Row Five: Coach Williams, J. Petruff, M. Kessler, J. Germick, J. Kauchak, M. Papach, J. Kantowski, G. Foreman. Cinder men Snatch Sectional Ribbons by Maynard Kessler Forecasting a victory, Dave McClure, Walt Kelderman, and Gary Hoffman limber up for their events by jogging a lap on the cinders at Clark field. Clark’s cindermen walked away from the City Indoor meet with one blue ribbon. Walt Kelderman won first in the mile while Chuck Umlauf gathered two third place ribbons in the 60 yard highs and lows. Whiting provided the first victory, 82-27. Gary Hoffman and Jim Wonnacott gathered two firsts each while the Franklinmen totaled 11 firsts in all. In the Valparaiso Relays the Freshman-Sopho¬ more squad sprinted home with a clear-cut victory, 52-46 4. They outran six teams to snatch the laurels and bring home the first place trophy. In Hammond City competition, Walt Kelderman ran fourth in the mile, while Chuck Umlauf regis¬ tered a third in the 180 yard low hurdles. Jim Won¬ nacott earned three first place ribbons. Qualifying for Regionals were two Clarkites, who turned in outstanding times in the Sectional. Jim Wonnacott, Clark’s Most Valuable Trackman, bound¬ ed over the 120 yard high hurdles in .15:9 to cap¬ ture first place honors. He tied the Sectional rec¬ ord set by Tech’s all-state speedster, Jerry Golem. Walt Kelc’erman registered his best in the mile at 4.43:8. 77 Wrestling Team—Row One: D. Ayres, K. Zeller, B. Rowley, J. Galatzer, R. Bodnar, R. Beitler; Row Two: D. Barton, D. Kania, J. Sima, S. Psikula, J. Vater, R. Dechantel, B. Hoov¬ er; Row Three: M. Smriga, B. Priest, B. Balog, B. Vasilko, G. Spanos, D. Falaschetti, M. Barton, J. Wozniak, C. Wheel¬ ing, G. Hoffman, Coach Williams. Malnien Garner Sectional Victories by Jim Sima Pioneer matmen opened their season by receiving a 43-3 spanking at the hands of Thornton Fraction¬ al. Against Hammond High, Bill Hoover, Jerry Woz¬ niak, and Ken Zeller registered pins but their efforts were not able to reverse a 30-23 loss. Bishop Noll nudged the grapplers 24-22 before undefeated Tech dropped the wrestlers 41-8. Valparaiso invaded Clark’s domain and eked out a 28-24 victory against the Williamsmen. Valparai¬ so, trailing 24-13, scored three pins which proved to be the margin of victory. Roosevelt sent the Pioneers off to Crown Point with a 44-6 defeat, where they tangled with the Bulldogs to receive a 41-11 loss. Against Morton, Clark lost a heartbreak- er, a replica of the Valparaiso victory. Bill Hoover captured blue ribbon honors as Clark placed seventh in the 11 team Conference meet. In Sectional action Clark possessed fifth place with 43 points. Bill Hoover grappled for the 120 pound crown while Gary Hoffman and Jerry Wozniak earned seconds, securing regional berths. “Get ready, get set .. . ” Carl Wheeling concentrates intently and plots the strategy he will use in winning the match in the fastest time possible. Turfmen End Sixth in Conference by Rich Balko In their first of six Western Division matches Clark’s turfmen upended Roosevelt lOV - ' D ii while only mustering 1 point to Hammond High’s 14. Af¬ ter losing to Thornton Fractional, they returned to conference play only to receive the same 14-1 pound¬ ing from Hammond High and Lew Wallace. In their second round match with Roosevelt the turf crew bested them 8 V 2 - 6 V 2 . while being dropped by Washington 9V -5V - Gathering six points in three non-league losing tilts with Calumet Township, Hobart, and Crown Point, Clark’s golfers returned to their 3 re¬ maining Western Division matches. Garnering 12 points, the turfmen lost twice to Tech and Valpa¬ raiso, and were also victims of Lew Wallace and Washington. Totaling 40 points, Clark finished sixth in the seven team Western Division Conference. At LaPorte in an invitational meet on May 9, and the sectional on May 16, Clark’s four man team of Balko, Wojtena, Kosalko, and Radamacher posted an identical 395 team total. “Well never do it!” Rich Balko and Paul Wojtena line up a practice putt and hope that the next match will reap that all important low score. Golf Team—Row One: J. Oliver, J. Warner, B. Burk, D. Kania, P. Wojtena; Row Two: Coach A1 Peterson, C. Kosal- ko, R. Balko, B. Radamacher. 79 Clark’s hardballers warm up at a pre-game batting practice. 80 Hardballers Finish Third in Conference by Mark Popovich Clark’s hardballers opened their season by bowing to Morton, 4-3, despite three innings of scoreless pitching by Art Mehuron, Clark’s fastball ace. Their next practice outing found them dumping Lowell, 7-1. Beginning their Western Division schedule, the Pioneers were clouted by Whiting, 9-0. Bouncing back, they played errorless ball to down Hammond High, 8-5. Then, after losing to Gary Emerson, Roosevelt edged the Pioneers, 3-2. After this shaky start, they proceeded to win 9 straight conference games to post a 10-4-1 Western Division record. Their final loss came at the hands of Gary Froebel, 9-8, a make-up game, in their sea¬ son finale. The Pioneer hardballers finished third in the Conference, one game behind Gary Emerson. Tom Shields led the regulars in hitting with .333, collecting 11 hits. Pat Malone gathered the most hits and runs, 15 and 14, respectively. Pushing the most runs across the plate was Joe Terranova, with 10 RBI’s. In the pitching department, Art Mehuron led with a 6-2 record. 1958 BASEBALL SCHEDULE Clark ... . 3 Morton . ... 4 Clark .... 7 Lowell 1 Clark .... . 0 Whiting . ... 9 Clark .... 8 Hammond High 5 Clark .... . 7 Gary Froebel 7 Clark . . . 4 Garv Emerson 12 Clark .... 2 E. C. Roosevelt 3 Clark ... 6 E. C. Washington 2 Clark .... . 7 Tech . ... 3 Clark .... . 3 Hammond High 0 Clark .... .. 5 Gary Lew Wallace 1 Clark .... . 7 Gary Tolleston. ... 6 Clark .... . 4 Crown Point. .... 6 Clark .... 2 Morton 3 Clark .... ... 7 Whiting 4 Clark .... . 8 Horace Mann . 7 Clark .... . 7 E. C. Roosevelt 5 Clark .... 6 Tech 2 Clark .... . 8 Garv Froebel 9 Baseball Team—Row One: M. Gonzales, G. Spanos, N. Ross, J. Benak; Row Two: G. Kokenis, T. Boland, T. Shields, J. Shields, J. Mehok, D. Talabay, J. Gulvas, Coach Aldrich; Row Three: Coach Banas, J. Gradek, J. Terranova, M. Popo¬ vich, N. Kutansky, B. Mullins, A. Mehuron, P. Malone, J. Mate j a. 81 C . A. C. Attracts Sports-Minded Carls by Jackie Roznawski Under the direction of Miss Leota Kenzie and Mrs. Mary Jane Downing the Girls Athletic Club has grown to be one of the largest organizations at Clark. Freshman members meet after school, while the sophomore and junior-senior groups meet on alternate Wednesdays. Keeping trim and healthy is the aim of all sports- minded members, as they follow a rigorous schedule of baseball and swimming during the fall, and bowl¬ ing, volleyball, and basketball during the winter. Eligibility for membership is based on active par¬ ticipation in at least two sports during the year. New members are informally initiated by a commit¬ tee of seniors and take the pledge of membership, receiving their pins the following day at the mother- daughter banquet held at the St. John Panel Room. Another highlight of the year is the annual picnic staged at Marquette Park during the fall. Upper- class members act as big-sisters to in-coming mem¬ bers on this fun-filled, all-day outing. Club projects are financed by the profits received from the sale of refreshments at all home football games. G.A.C. Officers—Row One: Lenore Kocot, head of sports; J. Liehe, president; Arlene Antilla, vice-president; Row Two: Carol Maus, treasurer; Beth Adams, secretary. “Allah, Allah!” Freshman initiates in G.A.C. receive the tra¬ ditional informal initiation held after school in the gym. After this initiation, the girls are formally accepted. Jackie Roznawski rolls the ball down the alley and hopes for a strike at G.A.C. after-school bowling held Monday through Thursday at the Park View Bowling Lanes. 82 Bovs Exercise. Girls Develop Poise by Ann Marie Chrustowski At George Rogers Clark, both boys and girls are required to participate in a physical education program for four semesters. This requirement is usually completed in the freshman and sopho¬ more years. The girls’ gym classes, under the direc¬ tion of Miss Leota Kenzie and Mrs. Mary Jane Downing, meet on Mondays, Wed¬ nesdays, and Fridays of each week. The girls learn the fundamentals of softball, basketball, and volleyball. Square danc¬ ing and tumbling offer a diversion for the regular routine of athletic games. Cal¬ isthenics help the physical education stu¬ dents develop poise and grace. Activities in the boys’ gym classes include exercises, football, basketball and softball. Mr. Joe Franklin conducts the boys’ physical education classes and pro¬ vides the students with sound background material in gymnastics. Male students have the opportunity to substitute ath¬ letics in place of the physical education requirement. “S-t-r-e-t-c-h!” Elaine Uhrin, Caron Schwei- kert, Barb Sichak, and Gayle Antilla warm up before beginning rigorous games. A squad of boys in third period gym class run as hard as they can but don’t seem to be getting anywhere. John Condes, Frank Gajewski, and Jerry Berchik test their physical fitness by counting the num¬ ber of push-ups they can do. (?Can ite4 Our Junior Prom Was Lost in the Past In the early months of 1956, Miss Leah Booth and Miss Margaret Ide organized the Class of 1959. Many of us were new to Clark; others were only stepping into a different phase of school life. Ad¬ justing to our strange environment took time, but we made friends quickly and easily and soon fit smoothly into the complicated pattern. Our first duty as Clarkites was the election of class officers. Joe Terranova was chosen as president with Rich Balko assisting him as vice-president. Recording the minutes was Alpha Hendon, and counting our mea¬ ger funds was Carol Chovanec. The high point of our green year came on May 5, 1956 with the presentation of our first class dance, Karnival Kapers. Using a circus theme, the gym was draped in brightly colored crepe paper and cen¬ tered around a spinning carousel. Becoming more acquainted with high school life we blossomed into sophomores. This year Mike Kobe led the class as president, and Rich Balko again took over the vice-president’s duties. Elaine Pawlus re¬ corded the activities of our class, and Barb Kussy managed the finances. In the early months of our second year, we voted on class ring styles. The fifty-niners established the tradition of receiving class rings during the sopho¬ more year. Using a cave man theme, our unique sophomore class dance Neanderthal Ball was presented on May 11, 1957. The appearance of a life-size cave man, hanging moss, spider webs, and torches gave the effect of life in the paleolithic era. As juniors, we placed the leadership of our class in the hands of Matt Wozniak. Mike Kobe provided his assistance as vice-president, and Elaine Pawlus again managed the secretary’s affairs. Vickie Lacko handled the monetary matters of the class. “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay”, the junior class play, introduced the fifty-niners to the world Senior Class Officers—Maynard Kessler, president; Jean Makis, vice-president; JoAnn Lukasek, secretary; and Mark Popovich, treasurer. Between dances a group of students file into the little gym for a short break. Barb Dinga serves punch and cookies to hungry students and guests. Diane Harper and Mike Kobe confer with the representative from Ball State Teachers’ College at the annual College Day program for juniors and seniors. September Came—We re Seniors At Cast of grease paint, footlights, curtain calls, and boosted the class’ financial status. Interest in school affairs deepened as juniors readied themselves for Student Council elections and fulfilled responsible positions. April In Paris, our first dress-up dance, was presented on April 11, 1958. The dance reflected a scene of Parisian life with park benches and flower- filled carts. Highlighting the junior year was our Prom, “Mys¬ tic Moments”. Using a purple and pink color scheme, the first Prom decorating committee was established and was found working tirelessly until the Big Night arrived. During the summer preceding our senior year, Maynard Kessler, Ed Swenson, and Matt Wozniak represented Clark at Hoosier Boys’ State. Linda Gilman attended and was elected Governor of Hoos¬ ier Girls’ State. As a result, she was awarded a trip to Washington, D. C. to attend Girls’ Nation. The climax to our high school days arrived; we were seniors at last. Although we could hardly wait for graduation day, it now seems that eventful day came a little too soon. We will always remember the 1958 Homecoming and our Queen, Judy Oliver. On December 19, 1958, we set the pace for Christ¬ mas celebration by presenting our last class dance, Fascination. Glistening stars and a decorated Christmas tree gave the illusion of a world of fasci¬ nation. Refreshments and an orchestra helped make it a memorable evening. Ordering name cards, announcements, and cap and gowns we really got into the swing of gradua¬ tion activities. Committees were organized to plan for Class Day, and the Banquet. We all looked for¬ ward to our Senior Class Banquet at Teibels’ res¬ taurant on June 4, 1959. As the days flew by, we prepared ourselves for Class Day, Baccalaureate, and finally Graduation on June 10,1959. POWDER HORN Senior Headline Committee—Standing: Linda Gilman, Dennis Falaschetti, Mickey Smriga, Annette Palenik; Seated: Linda Render and Joyce Adams. Organizing receipts and counting the funds received from graduation announcement orders, Pamela Foale and Henry Ashcraft take and record all announcement orders. " This one fits!” After being carefully measured for a gradu¬ ation gown, Rita Golden tries on cap after cap until her exact size is found. 87 Again We Returned to Clark in the Fall JOYCE ADAMS Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2-3-4; Y-Teens 3; Vocal Music Organizations 1; Spring Concerts 1; Winter Concerts 1; POWDER HORN 3; Booster Club 1-2-3-4 CAROLE BETH ALLOWAY Whiting High School 1; Y-Teens 2-3; Girls’ Club of Christian Serv¬ ice 2-4; Booster Club 2-3-4 HENRY WILLIAM ASHCRAFT Biology Club 2; Conservation Club 1; Art Club JEANNINE MARIE BADOWSKI Girls’ Athletic Club 2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Con¬ certs 1-2-3-4; Modern Dance 3-4; Booster Club 2-3 JOHN RICHARD BALKO Class Officer 1-2; Student Council 4; Hi-Y 1-2-3; Audio Visual Aids 1-2-3-4; POWDER HORN 4; Pioneer News 3-4; Conservation Club 1; Golf 1-2-3-4; Basketball 1-2-3-4; Cross Country 1-2-3-4; C-Club 3-4- National Honor Society 4 EMILY BARBARA BARLO Girls’ Club of Christian Service 3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2- 3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Pioneer News 3; Booster Club 1-2; Junior Red Cross 2; Secretaries’ Club 4; Stage Crew 2-3; National Honor Society 4 JOSEPH JOHN BARLO Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Harmoneers 3-4 MICHAEL BARTON Student Council 3-4; Student Review Board 4; Art Club 1: Tennis 2-3-4; Wrestling 4; C-Club 3-4 RONALD ALAN BEITLER Orchestra 1; Health Career Club 2; Future Teachers of America 3- Latin Club 2; Stage Crew 2 JOANNE MARIE BERNICKY Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2-3; Booster Club 3; Junior Red Cross 2; Secretaries’ Club 4; Future Nurses Club 4 Beginning the Year tw Always Hera 11 CAROLE SUSAN BIEL Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2-3-4; Y-Teens 2-3; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3; Spring Concerts 1-2-3; Winter Concerts 2-3; POWDER HORN 4; Pioneer News 2-3-4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Latin Club 1; Stage Crew 4 MARY ANN BIEL Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Pioneer News 4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Secretaries’ Club 4; Stage Crew 2 GEORGE ROBERT BLASKEY East Chicago Roosevelt 1; Audio Visual Aids 2; Track 2 CONSTANCE MARIE BOGUSLAW Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-3; Girls’ Athletic Club 2-3-4; Span¬ ish Club 1; Stage Crew 2 ROBERT FRANCIS BONCHIK Conservation Club 1 JUDITH ANN BOTOS Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 4; Booster Club 4; Library Club 1; Stage Crew 2 RUBEN DALE BOYER St. Charles High School, St. Charles, Missouri 1-2; Bay County High School, Panama City, Florida 3; Audio Visual Aids 4; Band 4; “Our Town” DONNA MAE BRAGIEL Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Junior Red Cross 1; Spanish Club 1; Booster Club 4 RICHARD ANDREW BRAZINA Conservation Club 1 CAROLE ANN BREZOVICH Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 3; Vocal Music Organizations 2; Spring Concerts 2; Winter Concerts 2; POWDER HORN 4; Pioneer News 2-3; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Library Club 1; Secretaries’ Club 4 89 Fool hall Came and Ended Too Soon KATHLEEN MARY BUJNA Bishop Noll High School 1-2; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 3-4; Spring Concerts 3-4; Winter Concerts 3-4; Booster Club 3-4; Junior Red Cross 4; Secretaries’ Club 4; Stage Crew 3-4 RICHARD J. BUNN Vocal Music Organizations 1; Band 1-2-3-4; Orchestra 2; Conserva¬ tion Club 1; Art Club 1; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay” NANCY IRENE CARLSON Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2-3; Y-Teens 2-3; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2; Winter Concerts 1-2; POWDER HORN 2-3-4; Pioneer News 3; Quill and Scroll 4; Future Teachers of America 3-4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Latin Club 1; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay”; National Honor Society 3-4 RICHARD CHARLES CAVANAUGH Irving School 1; Golf 2; Basketball 2-3; Track 3; Cross Country 2-3 LINDA LOU CHRISTINE Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3; Spring Concerts 1-2-3; Winter Concerts 1-2-3; Spanish Club 1; Secretaries’ Club 4 ANN MARIE CHRUSTOWSKI Student Council 4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Vocal Music Organiza¬ tions 3-4; Spring Concerts 3-4; Winter Concerts 3-4; POWDER HORN 3-4; Pioneer News 2-3-4; Quill and Scroll 3-4; Future Teach¬ ers of America 4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Latin Club 1; Stage Crew 2; National Honor Society 4 ROGER WILLIAM CICHON Bishop Noll High School 1-2 DOLLY MARIE CIEZ Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2; Y- Teens 4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 1-2-3; Modern Dance 1-2-3-4; Drama Club 3; Boos¬ ter Club 1-4; Junior Red Cross 1; Art Club 2; Future Nurses Club 1 JAN ANTHONY COPPI Student Review Board 4; Football 1; Basketball 1-2-3-4; Track 2-3-4; Cross Country 2-3-4 NICK GEORGE CURTIS Homecoming Wrote the Victory Tune GLORIA JEAN DIJAK Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3; Spring Concerts 1-2-3; Winter Con¬ certs 1-2-3; POWDER HORN 4; Health Career Club 4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Future Nurses Club 2; Stage Crew 3 BARBARA ANN DINGA Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 2; Spring Concerts 2-3; Winter Concerts 2; Pioneer News 4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4 DAVID JOSEPH DOERR Vocal Music Organizations 1; Spring Concerts 1; Booster Club 4 DONALD ANTON DSIDA Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2; Winter Concerts 1-2; Football 1; Track 1-2-3 GRETCHEN LOUISE DUERR Student Review Board 4; Cheerleader 1-3-4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2; Y-Teens 2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 4; Band 1-2-3-4; Modern Dance 1-2-3-4; POWDER HORN 1-2-3-4; Quill and Scroll 3-4; Biology Club 2; Drama Club 4; Future Teachers of America 2-3-4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4 DIANE JEANETTE DUFALLO Student Council 4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Chris¬ tian Service 3; Y-Teens 2; Vocal Music Organizations 2-3-4; Spring Concerts 2-3-4; Winter Concerts 2-3-4; Harmonettes 4; Melo-Tones 3; POWDER HORN 4; Pioneer News 3-4; Booster Club 2-3-4; Latin Club 1; Secretaries’ Club 4; Future Nurses Club 1; Stage Crew 2 BARBARA ANNE FALASCHETTI Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Y-Teens 2-3-4; Vocal Music Organiza¬ tions 2-4; Spring Concerts 2-4; Winter Concerts 2-4; Modern Dance 1; Pioneer News 3; Health Career Club 4; Booster Club 1; Latin Club 1; Future Nurses Club 1-2; Stage Crew 3 DENNIS PAUL FALASCHETTI Vocal Music Organizations 2-3; Spring Concerts 1-2-3; Winter Con¬ certs 1-2-3; Harmoneers 1-2-3; Spanish Club 2; Art Club 1; Wrestling 3-4; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay” BEVERLY JOAN FECH Bishop Noll High School 1-2; Health Career Club 4; Booster Club 3-4; Stage Crew 3 MARY LOUISE FERENCE Student Council 4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2-3-4; Y-Teens 2-3; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3; Spring Concerts 1-2-3; Winter Concerts 1-2-3; Spanish Club 1 91 Our Last Class Dance Received Ovation SHARON ROSE FISHER Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2; Y-Teens 1-2-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Harmonettes 3-4; Melo-Tones 2-3-4; Band 1-2-3-4; Orchestra 2-3-4; POWDER HORN 4; Pioneer News 3; Drama Club 4; Booster Club 3-4; Latin Club 1-2; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay” PENELOPE FLESHER Student Council 3-4; Student Council Cabinet 4; Vocal Music Organi¬ zations 1; Spring Concerts 1; Winter Concerts 1; POWDER HORN 3-4; Pioneer News 3; Booster Club 1; Spanish Club 1-2; Stage Crew 2 PAMELA LOUISE MINETTE FOALE Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Harmonettes 3-4; Melo-Tones 2; Teen Tones 1; POWDER HORN 2-3-4; Health Career Club 4; Future Teachers of America 2-3-4; Booster Club 2-3; Latin Club 1-2; Junior Red Cross 1; Library Club 1-2; Future Nurses Club 1-2-3-4 EUGENE JACK FRANKO Audio Visual Aids 1; Booster Club 4; Art Club 1-3; Football 2; Track 3 RICHARD LEE FRECKELTON Student Council 4; Audio Visual Aids 1; Art Club 2; Stage Crew 2; Football 1-2-3-4; Basketball 1-2-3; Track 1; C-Club 3-4 FLORENCE MARIE FRENCHIK Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2; Winter Concerts 1-2; Booster Club 2-3-4; Secretaries’ Club 4; Stage Crew 3 DOROTHY IRENE GASINSKI Bishop Noll High School 1-2; Student Council 4; Vocal Music Or¬ ganizations 4; Spring Concerts 4; Y-Teens 3; Booster Club 3-4; Future Nurses Club 3 LINDA LEE GILMAN Girls’ State; Cheerleader 1-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2; Y-Teens 2-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 2-3-4; Band 1-2-3-4; Orchestra 3-4; Modern Dance 1-2-3-4; POWDER HORN 2-3-4; Pioneer News 2-3-4; Quill and Scroll 3-4; Conservation Club 1; Drama Club 3-4; Future Teach¬ ers of America 3-4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; National Thespians 4; “Death Takes a Holiday”; “Our Town”; National Honor Society 3-4 MARCIA LEE GILMAN Student Review Board 4; Cheerleader 1; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2; Y-Teens 4; Vocal Music Organi¬ zations 1; Spring Concerts 1; Winter Concerts 1; Band 2-3-4; Orch¬ estra 4; Modern Dance 2; POWDER HORN 4; Majorette 3-4; Drama Club 3-4; Future Teachers of America 4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Stage Crew 4; National Honor Society 4 LORRAINE ANN GIRMAN Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 3-4; Spring Concerts 3-4; Winter Concerts 3-4; Modern Dance 3-4 92 A Night Glistening With “Fascination " RITA LOUISE GOLDEN Bishop Noll High School 1-2; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 3; Spring Concerts 3; Winter Concerts 3; Booster Club 3-4; Stage Crew 3 JOHN M. GREER Biology Club 2; Latin Club 1 CAROL ANN GREGOROVICH Student Council 4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2-3-4; POWDER HORN 4; Pioneer News 4; Booster Club 2-3-4; Junior Red Cross 2-4 SHARON GAIL GUY Cheerleader 3-4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Y-Teens 2-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2-3; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Band 1-2-3-4; Orchestra 4; Modern Dance 1-2-3-4; POWDER HORN 1-2-3-4; Pioneer News 2-3; Quill and Scroll 4; Drama Club 3-4; Future Teachers of America 3-4; Debate 3-4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Latin Club 1; Art Club 1-2; National Thespians 3-4; Photog¬ raphy Club 4; Future Nurses Club 1-2; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay”; National Honor Society 3-4 DOLORES JEAN GYURCSAN Girls’ Club of C hristian Service 1-2-3-4; Y-Teens 3; POWDER HORN 3-4; Booster Club 2-3-4 VALERIE JEANNETTE HAMERNIK Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3; Spring Concerts 1-2-3; Winter Concerts 1-2-3; Band 1-2-3-4; Secretaries’ Club 4 JOHN CHARLES HANTZ DIANE HARPER Student Council 4; Student Review Board 2; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2; Y-Teens 2-3; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 4; Band 3-4; Modern Dance 1-2-3-4; POWDER HORN 3-4; Pioneer News 2-3; Quill and Scroll 3-4; Drama Club 3-4; Future Teachers of America 4; Debate 3-4; National Forensic League 3-4; Booster Club 2-3-4; National Thespians 3-4; Future Nurses Club 1; “Death Takes a Holiday”; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay”; “Our Town”; Na¬ tional Honor Society 4 DOROTHY MARIE HARRIS Girls’ Athletie Club 2-3-4; Y-Teens 3-4; Conservation Club 1; Junior Red Cross 1-2-3-4; Library Club 2; Secretaries’ Club 4 JANICE RAE HENDRICKS Student Council 4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3-4; Spring Con¬ certs 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Harmonettes 3-4; Melo-Tones 2; Teen Tones 1 Sectionals Boosted Our Pioneer Spirit JAMES A. HERMAN Audio Visual Aids 1; Booster Club 3-4 PAUL ANDREW HMUROVICH Hi-Y 1; Audio Visual Aids 1; Band 1-2-3-4; Orchestra 3-4; Biology Club 2; Drama Club 4 DENNIS JON HOYDA Conservation Club 1; Booster Club 3 RICHARD WAYNE HUDSON Chicago Vocational High School, Chicago, Illinois 1; Audio Visual Aids 3; Booster Club 3 MELVA GIGI JACKSON Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2; Y-Teens 2-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 1-2- 3-4; Band 1-2-3-4; POWDER HORN 3-4; Pioneer News 4; Medical Arts Club 1; Health Career Club 4; Biology Club 2; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Spanish Club 1-2; Art Club 4; Future Nurses Club 3 STEPHEN L. JALOVECKY MARY ANN JAMROSZ Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2; Y- Teens 4; Modern Dance 2-3-4; Drama Club 3; Booster Club 4; Future Nurses Club 3 BARBARA ANN JURICK Griffith High School, Griffith, Indiana 1-2-3; Vocal Music Organiza¬ tions 4; Drama Club 4 LAWRENCE VINCENT KAMINSKY Bishop Noll High School 1-2-3; Vocal Music Organizations 4; Spring Concerts 4; Winter Concerts 4; Harmoneers 4 RICHARD KANIA Student Council 4; Student Council Cabinet 4; Hi-Y 2-3; Audio Vis¬ ual Aids 1-2; Booster Club 4; Junior Red Cross 1; Tennis 2-3-4; Golf 1-2-3-4; Wrestling 1-2-3-4; Cross Country 1; C-Club 2-3-4 94 We Yelled So Loud — All Could Hear It WILLIAM DONALD KANYUR Football 1; Track 1 RITA MARIE KASPER Junior Red Cross 1; Future Nurses Club 1-2-4 EDWARD S. KAWALEC Student Council 1; Audio Visual Aids 3; Biology Club 1; Booster Club 4; Football 1; Basketball 1; Track 1-2-3 WALTER LEE KELDERMAN Audio Visual Aids 1-2-3-4; Conservation Club 1; Booster Club 3-4; Junior Red Cross 1; Photography Club 3; Stage Crew 2-3; Basketball 1-2-3; Track 1-2-3; Cross Country 1-2-3; C-Club 1-2-3 MARY AGNES KELLER Student Council 4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Vocal Music Organ¬ izations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Mod¬ ern Dance 2-3-4; POWDER HORN 3-4; Pioneer News 2-3-4; Quill and Scroll 3-4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Library Club 1-2; Secretaries’ Club 4; Stage Crew 2; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay”; Na¬ tional Honor Society 4 LINDA LOUISE RENDER Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2-3-4; Y-Teens 3; POWDER HORN 2-3-4; Pioneer News 2; Booster Club 2-3-4 MAYNARD WILLIAM KESSLER Class Officer 4; Student Council 3-4; Student Council Cabinet 4; Boys’ State; H-Y 1-2; Audio Visual Aids 1-2; POWDER HORN 2-3-4; Pioneer News 2-3; Quill and Scroll 4; National Thespians 4; Photography Club 3-4; Stage Crew 3; Tennis 3; Track 3; Cross Coun¬ try 2; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay”; “Our Town”; National Honor Society 3-4 MICHAEL LAWRENCE KOBE Class Officer 2-3; Student Council 2-3-4; Student Council Cabinet 4; Student Review Board 3-4; Hi-Y 1-2; Audio Visual Aids 1-2-3-4; POWDER HORN 2-3; Pioneer News 2-3; Conservation Club 1; Boos¬ ter Club 3-4; Photography Club 3; Stage Crew 2; Basketball 1; Track 1-2-3; Cross Country 1-2-3-4; C-Club 3-4; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay”; “Our Town” MARTHA JAYNE KOELLING Whiting High School 1; Girls’ Athletic Club 3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2; Y-Teens 2-3-4; Band 2-3-4; POWDER HORN 2-3-4; Pioneer News 2-3-4; Quill and Scroll 3-4; Biology Club 2; Drama Club 3-4; Future Teachers of America 3-4; Booster Club 2-3-4; National Thespians 4; Stage Crew 3-4; National Honor So¬ ciety 4 JOHN MICHAEL KOHAN Audio Visual Aids 1-2; Booster Club 4; Stage Crew 1-2; Wrestling 1 95 In May We Initiated the Ina ugural Ball EUGENE KOKENIS Student Council 4; Student Council Cabinet 4; Hi-Y 2; Audio Visual Aids 1; POWDER HORN 3-4; Conservation Club 1; Booster Club 4; Junior Red Cross 1; Photography Club 2-3-4; Baseball 2-3-4; Track 1; Cross Country 1-2; C-Club 2-3-4 WILLIAM ELLIOTT KOLLMAR Hi-Y 1-2; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2; Win¬ ter Concerts 1-2; Booster Club 4 HELEN ANN KUBICSKO Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2; Booster Club 2-3 PAUL JOHN KUSS Hi-Y 1-2; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1; Winter Concerts 1; Booster Club 1-2 BARBARA JEAN KUSSY Class Officer 2; Student Council 4; Student Council Cabinet 4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 2-3-4; Spring Con¬ certs 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 2-3-4; Modern Dance 1-2-3-4; POW¬ DER HORN 2-3-4; Pioneer News 2-3; Quill and Scroll 3-4; Future Teachers of America 4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Stage Crew 2-3; Na¬ tional Honor Society 3-4 VICTORIA CECILIA LACKO Class Officer 3; Student Council 4; Student Council Cabinet 4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3; Spring Con¬ certs 1-2-3; Winter Concerts 1-2-3; POWDER HORN 4; Pioneer News 2-3; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Future Nurses Club 1-2; Stage Crew 2 JOAN AUDREY LIEHE Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girl’s Club of Christian Service 1-2 Y-Teens 2-3; Band 1-2-3-4; POWDER HORN 3-4; Pioneer News 3 Quill and Scroll 3-4; Future Teachers of America 2-3-4; Debate 3 National Forensic League 3-4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Latin Club 1-2 National Honor Society 3-4 ROBERT ALLEN LONG Art Club 1-2; Football 1 JOANN MARIE LUKACEK Class Officer 4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1; Girls’ Club of Christian Serv¬ ice 2-3-4; Y-Teens 2; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3-4; Spring Con¬ certs 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; POWDER HORN 4; Pioneer News 4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4 SHARON CLAIRE McLEAN Cheerleader 3-4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2; Y-Teens 2-3-4; Band 1-2-3-4; Orchestra 4; POWDER HORN 2-3-4; Pioneer News 2-3; Drama Club 3-4; Future Teachers of America 3-4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; National Thespians 3-4; Stage Crew 4; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay”; National Honor Society 96 Honoring Council Officers For Next Fall JEAN SUSAN MAKIS Class Officer 4; Student Council 4; Student Review Board 4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Con¬ certs 1-2-3-4; Harmonettes 3-4; Melo-Tones 2; POWDER HORN 3-4; Pioneer News 2-3-4; Future Teachers of America 3-4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; “Our Town” MICHAEL CHARLES MARKOVICH ARLENE JO MATIS Student Council 4; Student Cabinet 4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2; Orch¬ estra 1-2-3-4; POWDER HORN 4; Pioneer News 3-4; Future Teach¬ ers of America 2-3; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Spanish Club 3; National Honor Society 3-4 CAROL MARIE MAUS Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-8-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-3; Spanish Club 1; Stage Crew 2; National Honor Society 4 LAWRENCE ROBERT MEISSNER Audio Visual Aids 1-2-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3; Spring Concerts 1-2-3; Winter Concerts 1-2-3 JOSEPH FRANCIS MELVIN Basketball 3; Cross Country 4 GARY DEAN METCALFE Track 2-3-4; Cross Country 2; C-Club 3-4; Manager 2-3-4 ROBERTA IRENE MICHALAK Girls’ Athletic Club 1; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 4; Orchestra 2-3; Biology Club 2; Conservation Club 1; Art Club 3; Stage Crew 4 CAROL ANN MIHALSO Student Council 3-4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Vocal Music Organ¬ izations 1-2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; POWDER HORN 4; Pioneer News 3-4; Health Career Club 4; Boos¬ ter Club 2-3-4; Future Nurses Club 1-2-3 JOHN JAMES MIKULY Audio Visual Aids 1; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-3-4; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Harmoneers 3-4 97 The Junior Prom We Will Remember JOANN MILLER Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2-3; Y-Teens 2; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2; Win¬ ter Concerts 1-2; POWDER HORN 1-2-3-4; Pioneer News 1-2-3-4; Booster Club 1-2-3; Junior Red Cross 1; Future Nurses Club 1-2; Stage Crew 4 EMILIE MINGE Tuley High School, Chicago, Illinois 1-2; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 4; Winter Concerts 4; Spring Concerts 4 ALTA ARLENE MITCHELL Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Modern Dance 1-2-3; POWDER HORN 2-3; Pioneer News 3-4; Quill and Scroll 4; Drama Club 4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Latin Club 1; Secretaries’ Club 4; Future Nurses Club 1; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay”; National Honor Society 4 LINDA FRANCES MIZERIK Girls’ Athletic Club 1; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2-3-4; Y-Teens 3; Winter Concerts 2-3; POWDER HORN 3; Pioneer News 3 DENNIS MARION MORELAND Hi-Y 1; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Band 1-2-3-4; Orchestra 3-4; Drama Club 3-4; Debate 1-2-3; National Thespians 4; Football 1; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay”; “Our Town” PATRICK CHARLES MORGANTHALER Biology Club 2; Conservation Club 2; Tennis 3-4; Baseball 2-3-4; Basketball 1; Cross Country 1-2; C-Club 4 FRANK WALTER MURZYN Conservation Club 1; Art Club 4 LENORE ANN NICKEL Girls’ Club of Christian Service 4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2; Winter Concerts 1-2; Future Nurses of Amer¬ ica 1-2-3 ANTHONY THOMAS NOWICKI Booster Club 4; Football 1 JUDY JOYCE OLIVER Our Last School Danre in Its Splendor ANNETTE JULIE PALENIK Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2; Winter Con¬ certs 1-2; POWDER HORN 4; Pioneer News 3-4; Future Teachers of America 3-4; Booster Club 2-3-4; Library Club 1-2-3-4; Secre¬ taries’ Club 4; National Honor Society 4 BARBARA ANN PALIKAN Student Council 4; Cheerleader 3-4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2-3; Winter Concerts 1-2-4; Modern Dance 1-2-3-4; POWDER HORN 1-2; Pioneer News 1; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Future Nurses Club 1-2 SANDRA THERESA PATRICK Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Booster Club 1-2; Future Nurses Club 1; Stage Crew 4 ELAINE MARIE PAWLUS Class Officer 2-3; Cheerleader 3-4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2; Y-Teens 2-3-4; Vocal Music Organiza¬ tions 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2-3; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Orchestra 1-2-3-4; Modern Dance 1-2-3-4; Drama Club 3-4; Future Teachers of America 2-3-4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Latin Club 1; Junior Red Cross 1; Art Club 2; Future Nurses Club 1; Stage Crew 2; National Honor Society 4 , BARBARA LYNN PHELPS Girls’ Athletic Club 1; Pioneer News 2; Art Club 1; Future Nurses Club 4 RALPH RICHARD PINKSTON Audio Visual Aids 1-2; Biology Club 2; Booster Club 4; Art Club 1; Stage Crew 4; Wrestling 2-3; Basketball 1 BETTY ROSE PISKOROWSKI Student Council 4; Student Review Board 4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2-4; Vocal Music Organiza¬ tions 1; Spring Concerts 1; Winter Concerts 1; Modern Dance 1-2-3; Pioneer News 2-3-4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Junior Red Cross 1; Future Nurses Club 1; Stage Crew 3 MARK NICK POPOVICH Irving School 1; Class Officer 4; POWER HORN 4; Pioneer News 3-4; Quill and Scroll 4; Tennis 2-3-4; Baseball 2-3-4; Basketball 2-3; C-Club 3-4 SHARON LEE POPPEN Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2; Y- Teens 2-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 2; Spring Concerts 2; Win¬ ter Concerts 2; Band 1-2-3-4; Orchestra 4; POWDER HORN 2-3-4; Pioneer News 2-3; Drama Club 3-4; Future Teachers of America 3-4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; National Thespians 3-4; Future Nurses Club 1; Stage Crew 4; “Death Takes a Holiday” GERALDINE MAE PRENETA Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2-3; Pioneer News 4; Future Nurses Club 4 A Stage Presentation Rendered Our Say CAROL MARIE PROTOLIPAC Girls’ Club of Christian Service 4; Future Nurses Club 1-2-3 FLOYD FRANK PRUSINSKI Baseball 2-3-4; Football 1; Basketball 1-2-3-4; Cross Country 2-3-4; C-Club 3-4 JUDITH JOESPHINE PYKOSZ Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2-3; Winter Concerts 1-2; Pioneer News 4; Booster Club 1-2-3 BARBARA JEAN RAMSEY Hammond High School 1; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 4; Spring Concerts 3-4; Modern Dance 3-4; Art Club 4; Stage Crew 3 MARYELLEN FELICITAS ROZCICHA Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2; Winter Concerts 1-2; POWDER HORN 4; Pioneer News 3-4; Future Teachers of America 3-4; Booster Club 1-4; Spanish Club 2 JACQUELINE ANN ROZNAWSKI Student Council 4; Student Review Board 4; Girls’ Athletic Club 2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1; Vocal Music Organizations 1; Spring Concerts 1; POWDER HORN 4; Pioneer News 2-3-4; Quill and Scroll 4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4 CATHERINE ANN SABOL Student Council 4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Vocal Music Or¬ ganizations 1-2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Secretaries’ Club 4; Harmonettes 4; Melo-Tones 3; POWDER HORN 3-4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4 JUDITH ANN SADDLER Student Council 3-4; Student Review Board 3; St udent Council Cab¬ inet 4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 3-4; Vocal Music Organiza¬ tions 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2; Winter Concerts 1-2; Modern Dance 2-3; POWDER HORN 2; Pioneer News 2-3-4; Booster Club 1-2; Library Club 1 PAUL JOHN SALUS Football 3-4; Track 1-2-3-4; C-Club 2-3-4; Manager 1-2-3-4 CHARLES RICHARD SAPYTA Football 1-2-3-4; Basketball 1-2-3; Track 2; C-Club 3-4 100 We Presented the Annual Class Day MARY MARGRET SILVASI Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2-3-4; Pioneer News 2; Booster Club 2; Stage Crew 4 DIANNA GERALDINE SIMCHAK Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Melo- Tones 4; Pioneer News 4; Library Club 1-2-3-4; Secretaries’ Club 4 BARBARA DENISE SINGER Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Y-Teens 1-2-3-4; Band 1-2-3-4; POW¬ DER HORN 4; Pioneer News 3; Majorette 2-3-4; Drama Club 4; Future Teachers of America 4; Booster Club 3-4; Future Nurses Club 1-2-3 ROBERT JOESPH SLIVKA Bishop Noll High School 1; Student Council 4; Student Review Board 4 BETTY LOIS SMALL Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Orchestra 1-2-3-4; Modern Dance 1-2-3-4; POWDER HORN 3-4; Pioneer News 3-4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Art Club 1; Secretaries’ Club 4; Stage Crew 3; National Honor Society 4 JANICE FAYE SMITH Dundee High School, Dundee, Kentucky 1; Fordsville High School, Fordsville, Kentucky 2; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 4; Y- Teens 3 MICHAEL JOSEPH SMRIGA Hi-Y 1-2-3; Audio Visual Aids 1-2-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2; Winter Concerts 1-2; POWDER HORN 4; Conservation Club 1; Booster Club 3-4; Stage Crew 2-3-4; Wres¬ tling 1; C-Club 3-4; Manager 3-4 JAMES WILLIAM SMUTNIAK Hi-Y 1; Audio Visual Aids 1; Conservation Club 3 JUDITH CLAUDETTE SOLOMON Girls’ Club of Christian Service 4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2; Winter Concerts 1-2 EMILY ANN SOTAK Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2; POWDER HORN 3-4; Pioneer News 3-4; Quill and Scroll 4; Booster Club 1-2-3-4; Latin Club 1; Library Club 4; Future Nurses Club 2; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay” 101 Dinner at Tiebels, Yearbooks to Sign JOSEPH JAMES SOTAK Hi-Y 1-2; Audio Visual Aids 1-2-3-4; Stage Crew 2-3-4; Manager JUDITH MAE SPANBURG Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Pioneer News 2-3; Health Career Club 4; Booster Club 2-3-4; Spanish Club 1-2; Junior Red Cross 1; Lib¬ rary Club 1; Future Nurses Club 3-4; Stage Crew 3 MARY ANN KATHLEEN SRNCIK Student Review Board 1; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 4; Y-Teens 2-3; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2-3; Winter Concerts 1-2; Booster Club 3-4; Jun¬ ior Red Cross 2; Future Nurses Club 1; Stage Crew 2-3 MICHAEL ALLAN SULICH Audio Visual Aids 1-2-3-4; Conservation Club 1 ALLAN JEROME SUSORENY Audio Visual Aids 1; Band 1-2-3-4; Orchestra 3-4; Pioneer News 3; Biology Club 2; Drama Club 4; Stage Crew 1-2-3; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay” EDWARD E. SWENSON Student Council Cabinet 4; Boys’ State; Hi-Y 1-2; Band 1-2-3-4; Orchestra 3-4; Drama Club 3-4; Debate 1-2-3-4; National Forensic League 1-2-3-4; Latin Club 1-2; National Thespians 4; Photography Club 1; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay”; “Our Town”; National Honor Society 3-4 JUNE ROSE TAYLOR Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 3-4; Y-Teens 3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 2; Spring Concerts 2; Winter Concerts 2; Biology Club 2; Conservation Club 1; Future Teachers of America 2-3-4; Booster Club 4 JOSEPH FREDRICK TERRANOVA Class Officer 1; Student Review Board 1; Booster Club 4; Baseball 2- 3-4; Football 1; Basketball 1-2-3-4; Cross Country 2-3-4; C-Club 3- 4 DAVID A. THARP Audio Visual Aids 1; Band 1-2-3-4; Orchestra 2; Drama Club 4; Latin Club 1-2; National Thespians 4; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay”; “Our Town”; National Honor Society 4 DONALD LEE THOREN Booster Club 4; Art Club 1-2 102 Made up the Class Banquet of Fifty-nine ROSEMARY ANN TROKSA Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3; Spring Concerts 1-2-3; Winter Concerts 1-2-3; Modern Dance 2-3-4; Health Career Club 4; Drama Club 3; Future Nurses Club 1-4 PATRICIA ANN TRZEPACZ Chicago Vocational School, Chicago, Illinois 1-2; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 4; Vocal Music Organizations 2; Winter Concerts 2; Booster Club 3; Junior Red Cross 3; Stage Crew 4 SEBERT DEAN TUCKER Audio Visual Aids 1-2-3-4; Biology Club 1; Conservation Club 1; Junior Red Cross 1-2; Stage Crew 1-2-3; Football 1 RONALD JAMES VALE East Chicago Roosevelt, East Chicago, Indiana 1; Hammond High School 2; Audio Visual Aids 3; Stage Crew 4 CARMEN JUNE VANZO Girls’ Club of Christian Service 3; Y-Teens 2-3-4; Winter Concerts 3; Modern Dance 3-4; Pioneer News 3-4; Drama Club 3; Booster Club 1-2; Junior Red Cross 1; Future Nurses Club 1-2; Stage Crew 2-3 VIRGINIA GAY VATER Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Vocal Music Organizations 4; Spring Concerts 4; Winter Concerts 4; POWDER HORN 3; Biology Club 2; Drama Club 3; Future Teachers of America 4; Booster Club 2-3; Latin Club 1; Library Club 2; Future Nurses Club 1 ARLENE ANN WALCZAK Student Council 2-3-4; Cheerleader 1; Girls’ Athletic Club 1; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2-3-4; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Winter Concerts 1-2-3-4; Harmonettes 3-4; Melo-Tones 1-2; Modern Dance 1-2; Drama Club 3; Booster Club 1- 2-3; “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay”; “Our Town” DENNIS DEAN WALKER Art Club 3; Football 1-3-4; Track 4; Cross Country 2; C-Club 4 CARL NICHOL WHEELING Mt. Pleasant High School, Wilmington, Delaware 1; Wrestling 2-4; Cross Country 2 103 In Caps and Gowns — Heads Held High JACK RAY WILLIAMS Audio Visual Aids 1-2; Stage Crew 4 WILLIAM BERNARD WILLIAMS Audio Visual Aids 1-2-3-4 CAROLE JEAN WILSON Student Council 2-3-4; Girls’ Athletic Club 1-2-3-4; Girls’ Club of Christian Service 4; Vocal Music Organizations 1-2; Spring Concerts 1-2-3-4; Modern Dance 2-3-4; Pioneer News 2; Latin Club 1; Future Nurses Club 1; Stage Crew 1-2-3-4 RONALD JAMES WILSON Washington High School, East Chicago, Indiana 1-2-3; Spanish Club 4 PAUL ALLEN WOJTENA Audio Visual Aids 1-2-3-4; Band 1-2-3-4; Orchestra 1-2-3-4; Latin Club 1-2; Golf 1-2-3-4 FRANCES ANN MARIE WOSZCZYNSKI Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2; POWDER HORN 2-3-4; Health Career Club 4; Drama Club 3; Future Nurses Club 1-4 MATTHEW JOSEPH WOZNIAK JR. Class Officer 3; Student Council 4; Student Council Cabinet 4; Boys’ State; Booster Club 4; Wrestling 1-2-3; Football 1-2-3-4; C-Club 3-4; National Honor Society 3-4 SANDRA MARIE ZAGROCKI Girls’ Club of Christian Service 2-3; Junior Red Cross 1-2; Future Nurses Club 4 KAREN LUCILLE ZELLER Girls’ Club of Christian Service 1-2-3-4; Y-Teen3 4; Booster Club 4; Stage Crew 1-2 104 We Bid to Clark a Sad blood-bye Miss Leah Booth, sponsor Miss Margaret Ide, sponsor Dear Class of 1959: The time to say farewell has arrived; the climax of your years at Clark is here, and graduation brings a successful close to the high school days of the Class of 1959. Your life at Clark has led you to become successful members of a group by achieving recognition in the many fields of sports, drama, club work, music, and debate, as well as scholastic achievement. Many of you have proven your capabilities as leaders; others have, through a fine spirit of service and co-operation, made a success of your many class activities: the dances, play, prom and graduation preparations. Many of you will further your education in schools of higher learn¬ ing; others will take their place in society as industrial workers, officer workers, or homemakers. You are living in an age of many opportunities; great work can be accomplished if you will avail yourself of these oppor¬ tunities. It gives a twinge of sadness to say farewell, for it has been a great pleasure working with you and getting to know you these past four years. We shall miss you, but before we part we wish to every one of you the greatest happiness possible in every future endeavor. Vi . 105 •Juniors Present Comedy “Dear Ruth” Junior Class Officers — Mr. Bernard Charlet, sponsor; Bert Mullins, presi¬ dent; Dave McClure, vice-president; Joanne Palko, secretary; Paula Knish, treasurer; Mr. Raymond Buell, spon- Row One: Adams, Beth; Adley, Jim; Allen, Arlene; Almasy, Rudy; Antilla, Arlene; Balog, Bob. Row Two: Barton, Dennis; Belleville, James; Benak, Dave; Benko, Mike; Bernicky, Joe; Biedron, Nina. Row Three: Bojda, Ed; Boland, Tom; Brooks, Ken; Brown, Monette; Buck- ley, Jack; Bukovac, Matt. Row Four: Burkat, Joanne; Butcher. George; Capps, Charles; Carter, Lynn; Chovanec, Jim; Christensen, Etna. Row Five: Christof, Dave; Cison, Valerie; Conrad, Carole; Conway, Jim; Coppage, Loretta; Corman, Jack. Row Six: Cox, John; Crouch, Nancy; Crozier, Jerry; Czechanski, Janet; Davis, Barbara; Debnam, Pat. 106 Row One: DeChantal, Rich; Diaz, Richard; Dudzik, Beth; Duhon, Joyce; Eshena, Bonnie; Etheridge, Glen. Row Two: Farris, Larry; Fekete, Madeline; Ferguson, Queta; Filas, Kathleen; Foster, Philip; Gabbert, Ronald. Row Three: Gajdos, Jerry; Gehrke, Bob; Gifford, Brooks; Gillard, Mary; Gootee, Barbara; Gonsiorowski, Jack. Row Four: Gonsiorowski, Tim; Gon¬ zales, Manuel; Gora, Joan; Gordon, Nick; Graefen, Larry; Grandbois, Karen. Row Five: Guervitz, Sherry; Haase, Sharon; Hall, Wanda; Hendrix, Helen; Hernadez, Sylvia; Hobbs, Shirley. Row Six: Hoffman, Gary; Holden, Phil; Hoover, Bill; Hric, Judith; Hughes, Robert; Igras, Eugenia. Row Seven: Issacs, Norman; Jack- son, Joy; Tackura, Bernie Jo; Janik, Sharon; Johnson, Karen; Kaminsky, Don. Row Eight: Kandalec, Phyllis; Kess¬ ler, Camille; Knish, Paula; Kocot, Lenore; Kocsis, Mary Ann; Kokot, Mike. Row Nine: Kontol, Jim; Korbel, Char¬ les; Kosalko, Charles; Koselke, John; Kowalski, Priscilla; Kozlowski, Dan. 107 Row One: Kozlowski, David; Kubeck, Carol; Kubicsko, Connie; Kujawa, Barbara; Kukta, Gerry; Kurella, Betty. Row Two: Kuss, Lorraine; Laurincik, Gloria; Levin, Gloria; Lovrinich, Judy; Madura, Marcia; Mann, Jackie. Row Three: Mansfield, Edith; Man- tich, Anne; Martinez, Juvel; Mazur, Frank; McClure, David; McCutcheon, Marcia. Row Four: Mehok, John; Melton, Donna; Mergesky, Olivia; Mihalo, Monica; Mikula, Joseph; Milanowski, Virginia. Row Five: Miles, Darlyean; Miles, Ramona; Miniuk, Don; Miskus, Kathy; Mucha, Josephine; Mudrak, Dee. Row Six: Mullins, Bert; Murzyn, Joe; Nowaryta, Yvonne; Obuch, Lu- elle; O’Drobinak, William; Ogren, Dave. Row Seven: Opat, Madeline; Palko, Joanne; Paprocki, John; Pasyk, Jim; Pemberton, Bill; Petruff, Jim. Row Eight: Pierce, Susan; Rancich, Nada; Reiman, Pearl; Robey, Jerry; Rohr, Bob; Ross, Nick. Row Nine: Saunders, Sandy; Schraf- fenberger, James; Setmajer, Mary Ann; Shimala, Robert; Silvasi, Nancy; Silvian, Mary Beth. 108 Row One: Slaeanin, Jim; Smitka, Jo¬ ann; Smolen, Dorothy; Solis, Sandra; Sorota, John; Stack, Tom. Row Two: Sterbavy, Barbara; Stipu- lin, Karen; Stovall, Lorrie; Strakey, George; Sullivan, Paulette; Suther¬ land, Kenneth. Row Three: Sweezy, Mary Rose; Swiontek, Ron; Szymanski, Carol; Talabay, Dave; Timko, George; Tom- ko, Ann Marie. Row Four: Trbovich, Marco; Troksa, Ron; Trombley, Sigrid; Valko, Tom; Vasilko, Bill; Vereb, Kathleen. Row Five: Vince, Sandra; Volom, Balazs; Vrabely, Tom; Wagner, Bon¬ nie; Weiss, Lee; Werner, Cynthia. Row Six: Wilson, Brenda; Winsberg, Kathy Jo; Wisemiller, Joyce; Wisnie¬ wski, Robert; Witkewicz, Jim; Witzke, Arlene. Row Seven: Wozniak, Jerry; Yackish, Robert; Yager, Evelyn; Yakish, Da¬ vid; York, Claude; Zato, Bob; Ziem- kiewicz, Sharon. Mr. 0. B. Hayward, principal, con¬ gratulates Arlene Antilla and Beth Adams on being selected as delegate and alternate to Hoosier Girls’ State. 109 Sophomore Class Officers—Mr. Oral Watkins, sponsor; Illse Economou, president; Bob Shumaker, vice-presi¬ dent; Nancy Matis, secretary; Kathy Davis, treasurer; Mr. Mike Hriso, sponsor. Sophomores Present Unique Sock Hop Row One: Abercrombie, Louise; Al¬ len, Gary; Anderson, Jerry; Bachi, Terry; Balon, Judith; Barliak, Paula. Row Two: Barlo, Andy; Barlo, Tom; Bednar, Judy; Beitler, Rich; Benak, Jim; Benko, Barbara. Row Three: Benne, Claire; Bercik, Georgene; Bernacky, Carl; Blaskey, Betty; Blasko, Audrey; Bodnar, Rich. Row Four: Botos, Pam; Botsch, Joyce; Bowers, Jack; Bracas, Chuck; Brenkus, Mike; Brin, Jack. Row Five: Bugajski, Patricia; Burk, Bill; Burkey, Joan; Burney, Patricia; Cengel, Mary Ann; Cerajewski, Beth. Row Six: Chovanec, George; Christ, Shirley Ann; Cichon, Mary Ann; Cielesz, Joan; Clark, Margaret; Col- glazier, Charlotte. Row Seven: Davis, Kathy; Delong, Dave; Dobrowski, Jerry; Dostantni, Ron; Dubish, Sharon; Dudzik, Nor- bert. Row One: Duerr, Pete; Dufallo, Elaine; Dvorscak, Mary Ann; Econo- mou, Illse; Enright, Donna; Fitz¬ patrick, Terrance. Row Two: Flisiak, Ruth; Foale, Pa¬ tricia; Foreman, Jack; Fortener, James; Fortener, Ronald; Frenchik, Steve. Row Three: Gajewski, Frank; Ger- mick, John J.; Gilman, Dave; Gir- man, Bob; Gmerek, Judy; Goldhagen, Bill. Row Four: Gonsiorowski, Ronald; Gora, Angeline; Grandbois, Pat; Gregorovich, Susan; Gurevitz, Sandi; Hajduk, James. Row Five: Halik, Patti; Halik, Shir¬ ley; Hall, Pat; Hart, Pat; Hawn, Vickie; Hmurovic, Lois. Row Six: Hmurovich, Dave; Holman, Bob; Horvatich, Betty; Hricz, Paul; Hriczo, Margie; Hruskoci, Dan. Row Seven: Hudson, Mary; Ignatuk, Bill; Ilijanich, Carol; Jackson, Joe; Jurick, Don; Kaleta, Jim. Row Eight: Kalicky, Mary; Kamin¬ sky, Don; Kaminski, Dorothy; Kam- mer, Martha; Katchmar, Veronica; Kelderman, Don. Row Nine: Kellar, Ronald; Keller, Pat; Kiraly, Ann Marie; Kmetz, Tom; Kollwitz, Dan; Konechni, Susan. Ill Row One: Koney, Janet; Kostanezuk, Barbara; Kotlarz, Sandy; Kozak, John; Krzanowski, Barbara; Kurek, Ronald. Row Two: Kusnir, Margie; Latta, Carol; Lukas, Diane; Luksich, Eu¬ gene; Macocha, Charmaine; Macko, Donna Rae. Row Three: Matis, Nancy; Matlon, Joyce; Matyi, Maryann; Mazeika, Alma; Mazur, Gerry; McCay, Pa¬ tricia. Row Four: McLaughlin, Jerry; Mer- riman, Betty; Metcalfe, Ron; Michnal, Pat; Miller, Dennis; Miller, Donald. Row Five: Miller, Richard; Mitchell, Donna; Morrison, Pat; Moskal, The¬ resa; Mrkacek, Karen; Mrzlock, Shirley. Row Six: Murzyn, Tom; Nelson, Sue; Nickel, Carolyn; Novotny, Carol; Oliver, Jack; Palko, Janet. Row Seven: Papach, Michael; Pask- wietz, Jim; Paskwietz, Walt; Paz- anin, Jean; Peklansky, Thomas; Pil- arczyk, Diane. Row Eight: Plawecki, Pat; Polking- horn, Evie; Poplawski, Sharon; Price, Jim; Price, Norma; Rak, Marlene. Row Nine: Ready, Ken; Regashus, Nancy; Roy, Aaron; Ruzycki, Casmir; Rzepka, Carol; Sabol, Bill. 112 Row One: Sanders, Patricia; Sand- rick, Jim; Saylor, Don; Schuhrke, Au¬ drey; Schultz, Judith; Sech, John. Row Two: Shields, Tom; Shimala, Dave; Shimala, Richard; Shumaker, Bob; Silaghi, Yvonne; Sima, Jim. Row Three: Slupski, Ron; Smith, Sue; Smriga, Paul; Spanos, George; Splet- zer, Sharon; Srncik, Christine. Row Four: Stiller, James; Stone, Carolyn; Talabay, Rich; Taylor, Beverly; Taylor, Sharon; Thomas, Jackilee. Row Five: Thoren, Glenn; Toren, John; Trayne, Diane; Trebs, Bill; Umlauf, Dick; Varellas, Gloria. Row Six: Vasilko, Jim; Vater, Jim; Veenhuizen, Mary; Veloch, Judy: Wachel, Alice; Wachel, Jim. Row Seven: Walsko, Emil; Wampler, Judy; Warner, Jack; Wasieleski, Mary Ellen; Warzak, Elaine; Welty, Clara. Row Eight: Westerfield, Joyce; Wet- night, Dick; Whittier, Harlan; Wil¬ liams, Doug; Wilson, Bill; Witzke, Margene. Row Nine: Wright, Boyd; Yedinak, Jack; Yonke, Cecilia; Zientara, James; Zmija, Deanna; Zweig, Judy. 113 Freshmen Organize. Plan For Future Freshman Class Officers—Miss Elaine Garcia, sponsor; Dave Chyla, presi¬ dent; Sue Kalina, vice-president; Carol Cudek, secretary; Ron Kalina, treasurer; Miss Marie Nordvig, spon- Row One: Ayres, Don; Banas, Judy; Banasak, Konrad; Banaszak, Tim; Barclay, Gloria; Bell, Jim. Row Two: Bercik, Jerry; Berland, Carole; Biel, Stephen; Blazak, Thom¬ as; Bojda. Karen; Botsch, Joseph. Row Three: Brazina, Cecelia; Breh- mer, Carole; Brom, Bob; Bujna, Louis; Cada, Bernadine; Carnahan, Row Four: Chilla, Allan; Chyla, David; Cionta, Sophie; Clore, Kelly; Clore, Susan; Condo, Frances. Row Five: Coppi, Carlene; Cudek, Carol; Cutler, Mark; Dembowski, Ron; Diaz, Olivia; Drasco, Yvonne. Row Six: Dubczak, Geraldine; Dunn, Linda; Falda, Joanne; Falda, Su¬ zanne; Falaschetti, Ronald; Fech, Pat. 114 Row One: Florer, Sharon; Francisco, Carol; Freeland, Charles; Galatzer, John; Gehrke, Frances; Geleta, San¬ dra. Row Two: Gleason, Marion; Gordon, Gail; Graham, Willette; Grogan, Su¬ san; Hand, Sandra; Haney, Sharon. Row Three: Hartman, Rose; Hick¬ man, Dawn; Hooper, Bonnie; Ho- vanec, Tom; Hoyda, Cynthia; Ice, Judy. Row Four: Jackson, Bonnie; Jamro- zik, Carol; Janas, Regina; Jankowski, Geraldine; Jones, Peter; Kaleta, Phyllis. Row Five: Kalina, Ron; Kalina, Su¬ san; Kandalec, Louise; Kanyur, Larry; Kaplan, Gary; Keister, Carol. Row Six: Keith, Mary; Render, Ken; Kirn, Michael; Kowal, Ruth; Krygier, Pat; Markonni, Paul. Row Seven: Matis, Diane; Melton, Charles; Michnal, Maryann; Mierlak, Janet; Mihalo, Johnetta; Mikula, James. Row Eight: Mikuly, Ronald; Miles, Ermon; Miller, Kenneth; Mitchell, Bill; Moldraski, Madalyn; Moore, Sandra. Row Nine: Mordus, Pat; Mullins, Robert; Musgrave, Dennis; Nagy, Ann Marie; Page, Joan; Priest, Rob¬ ert. 115 Row One: Psikula, Steve; Reader, James; Reffkin, Marcia; Reilly, Kathy; Renicker, Ron; Rosenstein, Ellyn. Row Two: Rowley, Bill; Ruf, Carol; Ruman, Rich; Sandrick, Karen; Sch- lack, Dave; Schneider, Albert. Row Three: Schwartz, Ward; Sch- weikert, Carol; Sheets, Chuck; Shields, Eddie; Shimala, Jack; Sichak, Barb. Row Four: Sluka, Joan; Smriga, Yolanda; Snowe, Clifford; Solis, Ken¬ neth; Spanier, Nancy; Stadurs, Anita. Row Five: Stewart, Pam; Stofcik, Kathleen; Strzelinski, Edward! Szot, Rita; Szot, Ronald; Talabay, Michael. Row Six: Taylor, Jack; Thill, Jim; Thomas, Sharon; Troksa, Dorothy; Troksa, George; Tylka, Carol. Row Seven: Uhrin, Elaine; Vavrek, Janet; Vega, Carol; Veslocki, Timo¬ thy; Vogel, Paul; Walczak, Ron. Row Eight: Weinberg, Robert; Weiss, Lynn; Wetnight, Linda; Wiley, Rob¬ ert; Wilson, Lennie; Witzke, Robert. Row Nine: Wood, Paul; Wozniak, Diane; Xidis, Tony; Zeller, Kenneth. 116 Cheerleaders Boost Spirit of All Clarkites Freshman Cheerleaders—Susan Clore, Carol Cudek, Carol Ruf, and Joann Jalovecky. B-Squad Cheerleaders — Monica Mihalo, Darlyean Miles, Marcia Madura, Paulette Sullivan, Luelle Obuch, Joanne Palko. “Go, you Pioneers, we will back you with all our might!” shout Varsity Cheerleaders Sharon McLean, Barbara Pali- kan, Elaine Pawlus, Gretchen Duerr, and Linda Gilman. 117 Standards Stress Democratic Education by Linda Gilman After his 36 years as a school administra¬ tor, Mr. 0. B. Hayward, Principal of George Rogers Clark School, states that he has always believed that the object of America’s school system is to give every student the best start in life he can receive from an educational point of view. Principal at Clark for nine years, this administra¬ tor is completing work on his doctorate at the Uni¬ versity of Chicago. Mr. Hayward is now serving as President of the Lake County Principal’s Associa¬ tion. George Rogers Clark School is a 12 year edu¬ cation program involving 1646 pupils and 72 faculty members. Clark senior high school has an enrollment of 807 students and 41 instructors, a ratio of 20 to 1 . Most of the faculty members are engaged in edu¬ cational advancement at nearby colleges and uni¬ versity extensions. Of the teaching staff, 20 hold bachelor degrees and 21 have earned master de¬ grees. Teaching experiences, the use of audio and visual aids, and a remedial reading course have helped to enrich educational opportunities. Counseling students and advising them on recom¬ mended programs of study are Directors of Guid¬ ance, Miss Veva McAtee and Mr. Arnold Corder. Included in their wide range of activities are class counseling, employment advising, maintaining permanent records, conferring with parents and students, interpreting grades and test scores, ad¬ justing attendance problems, arranging home-school adjustments, and general guidance. Miss McAtee adds to her active schedule the sponsoring of National Honors Society and the an¬ nual College Day Program. Mr. Corder assists ad¬ ministration by serving as boys’ counselor. Veva McAtee . . . Director of Guidance . . . B.A..M.A. . . . National Honor Society, counselor of Senior and Sophomore classes Arnold Corder . . . Guidance Counselor . . . B.S..M.S. . . . Boys’ Counselor, counselor of Freshman and Junior classes. 119 In Memory Of . . . Miss Elizabeth Lyle, teacher at Clark for twenty years, passed from this life on Friday, September 19, 1958. Miss Lyle’s ability and fairness in her teaching of biology earned the great respect and admiration of the faculty and students. An annual award for the outstanding student in the biology classes and a memorial shelf of science books in the school library have been dedi¬ cated to the memory of this inspiring instructor. “While her active teach¬ ing career has run its course, the profound impact of her life and work on the lives and minds and characters of the thousands of students who have made up her classes cannot but continue to be felt for many years to come,” —Mr. O. B. Hayward, principal. 120 In Truth They Lead Stacks of pamphlets and books illustrate the wealth of material Mr. Arthur Erickson makes available for his Debate team. This year’s debaters are following last year’s Clark team who achieved state championship as the outstanding debate group in Indiana. Mr. Erickson also sponsors National Forensic League and Photography Club. A travel enthusiast, Mr. Erickson can add many personal ex¬ periences in illustrating to his classes of United States History, modern problems, sociology, psychology, and economics. Mr. Erickson has taught at Clark for 20 years and throughout that time has added a great deal to the standards, values, and dignity of the school and the students it has pro¬ duced. Mr. Erickson expresses loyalty to Clark and pride in its graduates. (o Help I Succeed Emerson Aldrich . . . Mathematics . . . B.S.,M.A. . . .Varsity Football and Baseball Norman Banas . . . Health, Occupation Information, Shop . . . B.A.,M.A. . . . C-Club, Football, Basketball Assistant Leah Booth . . . Geometry, Trigonometry, Solid Geometry . . . Class of 1959 Raymond Buell . . . United States History, World Geography . . . B.S. . . . Student Council, Class of 1960 Bernard Charlet . . . United States History, American Gov¬ ernment . . . B.S..M.A. . . . Class of 1960 Dick Clark . . . Music Appreciation . . . B.S. . . . Record CTu!?! ftroaern Dance ..g exth ' K Joan Coughlan . . . Shorthand, Bookkeeping . . . B.S. . . . Secretaries’ Club Mary Jane Downing . . . Physical Education . . . B.S. . . . Girls Athletic Club Catherine Dunham . . . Business English, General Business, Typing, Consumer Education . . . B.E. Rebekah Eddy . . . Latin, German . . . Ph.B. . . . Latin Club Darwin Eret . . . Instrumental Music . . . Orchestra, Garden Club Arthur Erickson . . . United States History, Modern Prob¬ lems . . . B.A.,M.A. . . . Debate, National Forensic League, Photography Cluh 121 Forty-Seven People in Close Cooperation Vera Erickson . . . English, Developmental Reading . . . B.A. . . . Girls Christian Club for Service Joe Franklin . . . Physical Education . . . B.S. . . Track Imparting not only educational knowledge but practical experience as well, Miss Elaine Garcia enlivens the study of the Spanish language at Clark by exhibits of native displays and decorations. In her second year at Clark, Miss Garcia makes use of her past travel through Mexico as she educates first and second year Spanish students. She attended St. Mary’s of Notre Dame, Northwestern University, and Mexico City College, where she plans to return to strive toward achieving her masters degree. Miss Garcia appeared on the cover of a record album popular in Mexico last summer, and was responsible for the Pan-American Day assembly program at which native Spanish and Mexican acts entertained the student body. Recently, she accepted the duty of sponsoring the Class of 1962. Elaine Garcia . . . Spanish, English . . . B.A. . . Spanish Club, Class of 1962 David Hein . . . Industrial Arts . . . B.S. . . . Junior High School Sports Michael Hriso . . . Algebra, Business Arithmetic . . . B.S. . .. Class of 1961 Edna Howe . . . Typing, Group Testing . . . B.S.,Ph.M. . . . Y-Teens Margaret Ide . . . Home Management, Foods and Nutrition . . . B.S. . . . Junior Red Cross, Class of 1959 Leota Kenzie . . . Physical Education . . . B.S. . . . Girls Athletic Club, Modern Dance, Cheerleading Rhoda Kittelsen . . . English, Literature, Speech ... B.A. . . . National Thespians, Stage Crew, Drama Club Harriet Lake . . . Librarian . . . B.A. . . . Library Club Carolyn Lambert . . . English . . . B.S. . . . Literary Club Edwin Martin . . . Physics, Chemistry . . . B.S..M.S. . . . Hi-Y, Tennis 122 Comprise Our School Administration Dolores McCampbell . . . English, Literature . . . B.S..M.A. . . . Booster Club, Future Teachers of America Florence Miller . . . School Nurse . . . R.N.,B.S.,M.P.H. . . . Nurses’ Club, Health Career Club Norabel Morrison . . . Art . . . B.A.,B.S.,M.A. . . . Art Club William Mueller . . . World Geography . . . B.S. . . . Early Room George Muir . . . English, Literature, Journalism . . . B.S., M.S. .. . Pioneer News, POWDER HORN Shirley Newkirk . . . Assistant Librarian . . . B.A. . . . Library Club Marie Nordvig . . . Clothing . . . B.S. . . . Girls’ Christian Club of Service, Class of 1962 A1 Peterson . . . Health, Science . . . B.S..M.S. . . . Safety Patrol, Football Assistant, Junior High Basketball, Golf Edward Shields . . . Typing . . . B.A.,M.A. . . . Athletic Di¬ rector, Varsity Basketball, Cross Country Mr. Charles Stevens can add many colorful and interesting sidelights to his teaching of United States and World History from his experiences in the Orient. Now in his second year at Clark, Mr. Stevens holds both Bachelor and Master of Arts Degrees. He formerly taught in Sappari, Japan, the capital city of the island of Hokkaido, where he lived for two years. Among his many memorable experiences, Mr. Stev¬ ens can cite teaching an American Square Dance to the brother of the Emperor of Japan and spending one morning as a guest of Japan’s Prime Minister Hotoyama at the Prime Minister’s summer resi¬ dence. Mr. Stevens enriches classroom interest by his examples and illustrations. He describes his most exciting experience as a visit to an opium den in Japan. Carlyle Snider . . . Instrumental Music . . . B.P.S.M..M.A. .. . Band Steve Stavros . . . Consumer Education, Business Machines, Business Law, Typing . . . B.S. . . . C-Club, Basketball Charles Stevens . . . United States History, World History . . . B.A..M.A. C oo.MH-e’ You fftMODior 1 C sot. CU«0f to 123 Leadership, Guidance. and Education William Wakeland . . . Vocal Music . . . B.M.E.,B.A.,M.A. Ensembles, Music Appreciation Oral Watkins . . . Advanced Algebra, Physics . . . B.S. . . . Class of 1961 Wanda Wilharm . . . Biology, World Geography . . . B.A. .. . Conservation Club Paul Wilkinson . . . Mathematics . . . B.A.,M.S. . . . Audio Visual Operators’ Club Ray Williams . . . Industrial Arts . . . B.S..M.S. . . . Track Assistant, Wrestling, Freshman Football Helen Wulkow . . . English, Literature, Advanced Composi¬ tion . . . B.A..M.A. Esther Jacobs .. . Secretary to Mr. Hayward Charlene Salle . . . Bookkeeper Carole Stanton .. . Office Staff Faculty cheerleaders and pep band yell and scream and back their team at the faculty-champion home room volleyball game held during seventh period. Demonstrating his self-made keyboard-piano ap¬ paratus, Mr. William Wakeland is revealing only one of the clever and complicated aids he uses in teaching music fundamentals to his high school classes. Mr. Wakeland holds degrees of Music Edu¬ cation, Bachelor of Arts, and Master of Arts. In¬ cluded in his many extracurricular activities is the supervision of five vocal ensembles and a music ap¬ preciation class, which he initiated at Clark. The Winter and Spring Concerts, produced by the vocal music director, highlight each school year. Annual trips to the regional vocal music contests show the merit of Clark’s singing groups as Mr. Wakeland can boast of first ratings in every judging. A special accomplishment of this year was the purchase of 52 new robes, worth approximately Merit Student llespect and Admiration Swarms of hungry Clarkites pour into the cafeteria during fourth and fifth periods everyday. Busy cooks prepare and Efficiency and quality describe the daily schedule followed by the cafeteria staff. Hot lunches planned on a balanced diet are offered to every pupil and teacher. Meals are served over the lunch hours from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. The govern¬ ment school-lunch program aids in keeping the cost of lunch very nominal. Intriguing aromas floating throughout the building lead hungry Clarkites to the nutritiously stocked steam tables of the cafeteria. Care and maintainance of the school building and surrounding grounds is carried out by Clark’s jani¬ torial staff. Daily cleaning helps students and teachers to work in a more pleasant atmosphere. Excellent cooperation and general efficiency describe the friendly nature of the members of this staff as they aid Clark students daily in various ways. Emergencies or special events are always accom¬ panied by extra help from the janitorial staff. People behind the scenes are responsible for the general affectiveness and success of our system. serve a variety of appetizing and nutritious foods that supply the needed energy for the remainder of the day. “The nightly ritual!” A familiar scene to all is the evening janitor known as “Red”, sweeping up and clearing the halls and stairs of all paper and trash. __ The young people you see in these pictures are all on their way to successful careers in one of America’s basic industries . . . steel. They decided (as we hope you will decide) to let Inland Steel Company help them plan their future. Some are gaining knowledge and experience in spe¬ cial trades to become journeyman machinists, car¬ penters or electricians . . . some are concentrating on certain phases of steelmaking by working in the open hearth shops, the cold rolling mills or the galvanizing lines. Still others are working in laboratories building a sound foundation for a future in steel research. Inland offers the high school graduate an excellent opportunity to further his education. Employees may participate in a variety of on-the-job training pro¬ grams, or they can continue their formal education by registering for evening courses offered by local Purdue and Indiana University Extension Centers. Plan now to investigate the unlimited opportunities for you in steel . . . with the midwest’s own steel company ... inland steel. 128 INLAND STEEL COMPANY Indiana Harbor Works Employment Division 3113 Block Avenue East Chicago, Indiana A Happy and Prosperous Future To The Class of 1959 From The Officers and Employees Of The BANK OF WHITING Our Complete Banking Facilities and Experienced Counsel, Merit Your Patronage. Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Best Wishes To The 1959 130 Senior Class AMERICAN TRUST AND SAVINGS RANK Congratulations and Best Wishes To The Graduating Class of 1959 We are pioneers in serving the credit needs of local trade and handle all Commercial Bank Transactions. 131 Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Richard Brier Printed by Benton Review Pub. Co., Inc. Fowler, Ind. Congratulations And Continued Success To The Class of 1959 STANDARD OIL COMPANY Whiting Refinery 134 Congratulations To The Graduating Class Of 1959 For the bank in your future, use our many services Make This A Real Commencement STATE HANK OF WHITING Ci. P. Smilli. President C. A. Ilinhammer. Vice-President and Cashier S. M. Sabol. Assistant Cashier Member Federal Reserve System Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 135 Doorway To A Successful Wardrobe BROWN’S 1343-119th Street Whiting MISAKS ( lirvsItT Plvmoiitli Imperial Ileal Instate I nsii ranrr l«r(»a«4e Loans IOII A rii sro u,i n The Forward Look Cars 1030-119th Street Phone 1109 Finest Selection In Jewels ARONBERG JEWELERS Sidney Levin 1348-119th Street Whiting, Indiana Phone 396 Learning The Lps And Downs ROLLER DOME SKATING RINK 730 Gostlin Westmore 3-9401 Mitchell 6-1969 Skating Nightly Except Mon., Tues., Thurs. Matinee Saturday and Sunday 2 to 5 P. M. Family Night Wednesday 6 to 9 P. M. Rink available for private parties 138 Donna Mitchell, Pat Foale Lynn Carter, Beth Adams The Heart Off Your Yearbook VARDEN STUDIOS 5435-1 2 Hohman Westmore 2-6120 You Never Outgrow Your Need For Milk BORDEN ' S 402 Clinton Hammond Westmore 2-0536 139 Steve Frenchik, Monica Mihalo taoing Formal? For attire that’s proper see ... Best Wishes From CLARK- FRAAKLLS P.T.A. Special Attention To Students 1926 Indpls. Blvd. Whiting 3266 Too Hot? Too Cold? is CALUMET SHEET METAL WORKS 837 Hoffman b Westmore 2-7440 Air Conditioning—Heating 1 . I Ben Flock, Proprietor Donna Bragiel Donald Thoren 140 Protect Precious Eyesight With Plenty Of Good Light NORTHERN INDIANA PIJRLIC SERVICE CO. SCHLATER FUNERAL HOME Ambulance Service 1620 Indianapolis Blvd. Whiting, Indiana Whiting 531 It’s Fun To Fix I p Your Own Home! JOSEPH J. CHILLA Agency Joseph Flampa, Manager 1900 Indianapolis Blvd. 141 Preparing For A Delicious Meal PHIL SMIDT AND SON, INC. 1205 N. Calumet Ave. Whiting 25 and 26 Carol Szymanski, Annette Palenik, Joe Terranova Always A Prize Winner HENRY F. ELLERS 2227 New York Avenue Whiting 697 Man About Town Look WIN SRERL’S 1314-lX9th Street Whiting, Indiana Phone 744 Gary Kaplan, Glenn Ethridge Keeping Our Hair in Trim HARRY ©LON ' S Barber Shop 1726 Indianapolis Blvd. Whiting Ideal Seniors—Hair Jan Coppi, Carol Mihalso 142 Ideal Citizen MAYOR DOWLING City Hall We Enjoy The Friendly Service PARK VIEW SUPER MARKET Dave Weiss Ideal Seniors—Friendliness Arlene Matis, Gene Kokenis The Fun Is In The Eating ANDE’S PIZZA Delivery And Carry Out Service 1309 Community Court Whiting, Indiana Emily Barlo, Ann M. Chrustowski, Carol Gregorovich, Kathy Bujna Two Tickets To An Evening Of Pleasure HAMMOND “41 ’ OCTDOOK THEATRE Calumet And Sheffield Judy Hric, Darlyean Miles, Jerry Wozniak INDEPENDENT PETROLEUM WORKERS OF AMERICA, INC. An Independent Union organized, operated, and supported by employees off the STANDARD OIL CO. 1923 Clarke Whiting ANDRE ' S REAUTE RON GLENN SHOES 1337-119th St. Whiting 1200-119th Street Whiting, Indiana Phone Whiting 250 Dr. Myron Gordon Optometrist 1345-119th Street Our Eyes Popped Out When We Saw ' The 193» Ford FRANCE FORD 1120-119th Street Whiting 15 Ideal Seniors—Eyes Penny Flesher, Chuck Sapyta 144 LIBERTY SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION OF WHITING 1900 Indianapolis Blvd. Whiting, Indiana Savings accounts insured up to $10,000.00 by the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corpora¬ tion, an instrumentality of the United States government. Current rate of return 3 % per annum ROY G. OSBORNE SON BUILDING CONTRACTOR 1745 Calumet Avenue Whiting, Indiana Phone Whiting 2137 Bariis Radio And Television Service 1733 Indianapolis Phone Whiting 3039 Service is Our Business — High Fidelity — Burton ' s Men’s And Boy ' s Wear 1406-119th Street Whiting Wood You t.o To The Dance With Me? NORTHERN INDIANA LUMBER CO. 114th and Lake Whiting 670 or 671 Ann Kiraly, Don Kaminsky 24 Hour Towing ILLIANA GARAGE 1918 Calumet Phone 478-479 Painting and Welding Insurance Work Our Specialty 145 Get The Best 4808 Hohman Ave. Hammond, Ind. Whiting Hardware Co. Inc. 1600 East 119th Street §am, Your Barber 1921 New York Ave. Whiting Health And Beauty Center Stoltz Drugs 486 State St., Hammond, Ind. F. W. Wool worth Co. 1335-119th Street Whiting, Indiana Best Selection In Clothing LEW IX W» WOLF Clothing Store For Men 1317-119th St. Phone 22 Ideal Seniors—Dress Ed Kawalec, Joyce Adams Best Wishes Graduates Hansen Brothers Florist “Say It With Flowers” 5320 Hohman Ave. Westmore 2-0201 Hammond Your Self Service Friendly Independent Grocer Shimala’s 904-119th Street Whiting 754 Rnshton’s Prescription Pharmacy 820-119th St. All New To Serve You School Supplies Hallmark Cards Home Of Nationally Advertised Brands Whiting Store 1302-04-119th Street Supreme Cleaners, Inc. 1849 Indianapolis Blvd. Phone 391 146 FORD S KOBE KTSD ALE PHARMACY An Assured Smile 1738 Indianapolis Blvd. Phone 1056 Ideal Seniors—Smile Dick Kania, Jean Makis Weiner Foods Super Market 1950 New York Ave. Whiting lloosier Drug Store Walgreen Agency 1342-119th St. Whiting II. A. Weinberg, M. D. 1346-119th Whiting HI DOLE ' S House Of Beauty 1114-119th Street Whiting 286 Lining I p A “300 ’ Lame t wne mouse LANES 171 ft Calumet Avenue Sigrid Trombley Porter’s South Shore Cleaners “Your Clothes Best Friend” 4520-22-24 Hohman Ave. WEstmore 2-3331 Hammond, Indiana OWEN’S FUNERAL HOME Wholesale and Retail Growers Richter’s (ireenhouse 607 Hoffman WEstmore 1-9441 Hammond 147 Just Can ' t Wait DAI It Y QUEEN Cat heart ' s Arlene Antilla, Sharon McLean McCreary’s llarher And Beauty Shops Specialist In Ladies’ Hair Cutting 1821 Indianapolis Blvd. Whiting, Indiana W 7 est Park Grocery Richard A. Linn, Prop. Corner, 119th St. and Indpls. Blvd. Whiting, Indiana Richard ' s Prescription Center Congratulations And Best Wishes 1350-119th Phone 5030 Whiting Dr. Edward F. Kosior 1902 Indianapolis Whiting Easy Living SHERMAN’S INDIANA SUPPLY 1326-119th Street Whiting, Indiana Jerry Robey, Betty Small DICK BOAT The Typewriter Man, Inc. E. W. Eurley M. Kitsberg 5319 Hohman Avenue WEstmore 1-9300 Bell Appliance Shop 4730 Hohman Westmore 2-2667 148 Manchak Piano Studio 1326-119th Street Whiting, Indiana John J. War go Insurance Agency 1438-119th Street Fire — Automobile — General Casualty Central Drug Store Ernest F. Korosi, R. Ph. John D. Barton, R. Ph. 1452-119th Whiting, Indiana Phone 873 I Can ' t Make Up My Mind VOGELS RESTAURANT 1250 Indianapolis Blvd. Phone Whiting 1250 Jackie Roznawski, Barb Dinga, Mary Keller Two Legs -inc.- PANTS • SWEATERS JACKET 5237 Hohman Ave. Hammond Dr. M. D. Pieklin Optometrist 1344-119th Street Whiting 1106 Whiting, Indiana Aero Mayflower Transit Co. Agents Carley’s Best Movers 4605 Hohman Hamond, Indiana Westmore 2-0396 Success From Reading THE HAMMOND TIMES Calumet Region’s Home Paper Ideal Seniors — Most Likely To Succeed Linda Gilman, Dave Tharp 149 Haney’s Prescription Centers 5231 Hohman 801 W. Chicago Hammond E. Chicago 6255 Hohman 6850 Hohman Hammond Hammond 6419 Indianapolis Josephine Style Shop 1331-119th Street Whiting Bernard A. Dziadowicz Funeral Home 4404 Cameron Avenue Westmore 1-2800 Hess Paramount Jewelers Edward W. Hess 5403 Hohman Avenue Hammond Hr. John J. Vukovich Dentist Refueling Our Jokes POPPERS AUTO SERVICE j 119th and Wespark Ave. Phone 1090 Ideal Seniors — Wit I Judy Saddler, Bill Kollmar g W | t. P PE |(J| , If v IHCppigi J. W. Millikan, Inc. Gym Equipment — Sporting Goods — Records — Music — Honor Sweaters 449 State Street WEstmore 1-2760 D. A. SAYLOR PAINT STOKL 1504-119th Street Phone 1169 Hen Franklin Press 1864 Indianapolis Blvd. Phones 1260, 1261 150 ZESTO 119th and Calumet Whiting, Indiana KEH BARN 822-119th Street Whiting Indiana Redliots 1418 1 2 - 1 19th Street Whiting 2175 II and M Shoe Store 1346-119th Street Whiting Kurtz Store For Children 1424-119th Street Whiting ft’ictures That Really Click SANDRICK’S 1716 Indianapolis Blvd. Whiting Phone 2985 Tom Barlo, Jim Sandrick OKIES 1442-119th Street Whiting 70 Whiting Flower Shop Howard Stawitcke 1347-119th Whiting Whiting 326-R •loli 11 son ' s Shoe Service Cleaners 1320-119th St. MARCIE’S 1404-119th St. Diamonds — Watches — Jewelry — Leather Goods Ur. M. J. Ritter LESSER ' S Dentist 466 State Street Central State Bank Bldg. Gregorovich Service 1902 Indianapolis Blvd. 806-119th Street Whiting Whiting Phone 877 151 Hottest Records In Town NEAL PRICE’S FIRESTONE Mary Ellen Rozcicha, Cathy Sabol, Pam Foale Paxton Lumber Co. Clarence C. Klug Office And Yards 4928 Hohman Ave. Hammond, Indiana Westmore 1-4488 “Fashions For Children” Jack And Jill Shop 1240-119th Street Whiting Chris Voider 1717 Indianapolis Blvd. Whiting 1549 Congratulations To The Class of 1959 Gold’s Service 121st and Indianapolis Blvd. Whiting Store Of Lines Paints, Gifts, Electrical Geffert Hardware 817-119th Street Whiting 512-J taostlin Drug Store Stanley F. Lesniak, R. PH. 523 Gostlin St. Phone WEstmore 1-1630 Parkview Recreation Mills Auto Parts 1812 Calumet Whiting Quality Shoe And Leather 1718 Indianapolis Blvd. Whiting, Indiana Green. Powers. Belshaw. Danko Whiting, Indiana Varellas Service Station 1360 Indianapolis Blvd. Greasing — Oil A iV W Boot Beer Drive-In 3823 Hohman Avenue Hammond, Indiana Dr. 11. B. Goldstein 1401-119th Street Whiting Jersey Maid lee Cream 4641 Hohman Avenue Hammond, Indiana Westmore 2-1122 CUROSH’S 1238-119th Street Whiting We Sell The Best Btt u leva rd Bakery And Fresh Bakery Goods Every Day Service The Rest 2141 Indianapolis Blvd. Radio Center Dr. Barry 11. Barton 1542-119th Street Dentist Phone 307 1240-119th Street Whiting 153 Mercantile National Bank Of Hammond Main Office — 5242 Hohman Woodmar — 7014 Indpls. Blvd. Calumet — 7227 Calumet Ave. Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Member Federal Reserve System PREVO ' S SUPER MARKET To Improve Our Dancing MADURA ' S Ideal Seniors — Dancers Floyd Prucinski, Rosemary Troksa Duke ' s 101 Ulub 101st and Euing Phone Essex 5-7539 Congratulations And Best Wishes GUY ' S SERVICE STATION 3614 Guthrie East Chicago Export 8-9604 4149 Towle Hammond, Indiana 154 A Abercrombie, Louise 45, 61, 110 Adams, Beth 36, 42, 45, 53, 55, 58, 82, 106, 109 Adams, Joyce 20, 23, 87, 88 Adley, James 160 Aldrich, Emerson 25, 67, 81, 121 Allen, Arlene 51, 106 Allen, Gary 110 Allaway, Carole Beth 12, 88 Almasy, Rudy 34, 35, 54, 62, 106 Anderson, Jerry 68, 110 Antilla, Arlene 12, 45, 59, 60, 82, 106 109 Antilla, Gayle 83 Appleman, Loyal 55 Ashcraft, Henry 10, 87, 88 Ayres, Don 78,114 II Bachi, Terry 37, 50, 52, 110 Badowski, Jeannine 50, 57, 88 Balko, Rich 29, 33, 34, 39, 66, 67, 74 75, 79, 88 Balog, Bob 37, 67, 77, 78, 106 Balon, Judith 110 Banas, Judith 48, 114 Banas, Norman 66, 67, 81,121 Banasak, Konrad 37, 43, 56, 114 Banaszak, Tim 37, 114 Baran, Ed 72 Barclay, Gloria 59,114 Barliak, Paula 110 Barlo, Andy 9, 110 Barlo, Emily 34, 45, 50, 88 Barlo, Joseph 50, 52, 88 Barlo, Thomas 48, 66, 67, 76, 77 Barron, John 43 Barton, Dennis 66, 69, 78,106 Barton, Michael 33, 66, 68, 69, 78, 88 Bednar, Judy 51, 110 Beitler, Richard 43, 78,110 Beitler, Ronald 9, 88 Bell, Jim 37, 43, 54, 72,114 Bellville, James 48, 106 Benak, Dave 11,106 Benak, Jim 37, 67, 72, 74, 81, 110 Benko, Barbara 36, 41, 50, 110 Benko, Michael 106 Benne, Claire 45, 49, 54, 55, 110 Bercik, Georgene 110 Bercik, Jerry 72, 83,114 Berland, Carole 114 Bernacky, Carl 48, 110 Bernicky, Joanne 45, 47, 88 Bernicky, Joe 106 Best, Eric 67, 76 Biedron, Nina 51, 59, 106 Biel, Carole Susan 41, 59, 89 Biel, Mary Ann 41, 45, 50, 89 Biel, Stephen 49, 67, 76, 114 Blaskey, Betty 110 Blaskey, Robert 48, 89 Blasko, Audrey 110 INDEX Blazak, Thomas 72, 114 Bodnar, Richard 78, 110 Boguslaw, Connie 89 Bojda, Edward 9 Bojda, Kare n 49, 51,114 Boland, Thomas 33, 66, 71, 81, 106 Bonchik, Robert 89 Booth, Leah 105, 121 Botos, Judy 89 Botos, Pamela 10, 110 Botsch, Joseph 51, 114 Botsch, JoycellO Bowers, Jack 43, 77,110 Boyer, Dale 11, 54, 62, 37, 89 Bracas, Charles 33, 72,110 Bragiel, Donna Mae 89 Brazina, Cecilia 46, 51, 114 Brazina, Richard 89 Brehmer, Carole 42, 58, 62,114 Brenkus, Michael 48, 110 Brezovich, Carole 39, 45, 89 Brin, Jack 37, 48,110 Brom, Robert 72, 114 Brooks, Ken 62, 106 Brown, Monette 23, 56, 106 Buckley, John 106 Buell, Raymond 106,121 Bugaj ski, Patricia 110 Bujna, Kathleen 45, 50, 59, 90 Bukovac, Matt 72, 106 Bunn, Dick 90 Burk, Bill 43, 48, 49, 55, 68, 74, 79, 110 Burkat, Joanne 12, 106 Burke, Marlene 51, 59 Burkey, Joan 50, 53,55, 56, 59, 110 Burney, Patricia 44, 45, 54, 110 Butcher, George 37, 43, 106 c Cada, Bernadine 114 Cameron, Veronica 59 Capps, Charles 106 Carlson, Nancy Irene 18, 34, 38, 45, 90, 160 Carnahan, Dennis 72, 76,114 Carter, Lynn 34, 35, 50, 53, 55, 56, 62,106 Cavanaugh, Richard 10, 90 Cengel, Mary Ann 59, 110 Cerajewski, Elizabeth 51, 110 Charlet, Bernard 106, 121 Chilla, Allan 37,114 Chovanec, George 37, 67, 77, 110 Chovanec, T. 37 Christ, Shirley Ann 44, 51, 59, 110 Christensen, Elna 106 Christine, Linda 45, 90 Christof, David 106 Chrustowski, Ann Marie 33, 34, 38, 41, 45, 50, 90 Chyla, David 37, 67, 76, 114 Cichon, Mary Ann 51, 59,110 Cichon, Roger 90 Cielesz, Joan 110 Ciez, Dolly 15, 42, 90 Cionta, Sophie 114 Cison, Valerie 106 Clark, Dick 121 Clark, Margaret 44, 110 Clore, Kelly 55, 72, 76, 114 Clore, Susan 26, 46, 54, 58, 114 Colglazier, Charlotte 42, 51, 58, 59, 110 Colglazier, Sharon 58 Condo, Francis 42, 51, 58, 59, 114 Condes, John 83 Conrad, Carole 33, 35, 39, 42, 51, 58, 106 Conway. James 67, 76, 106 Cook, John 14 Coppage, Lauretta 51, 106 Coppi, Carlene 51, 74, 114 Coppl, Jan 23, 33, 67, 77, 90 Corder, Arnold 119 Corman, Jack 106 Coughlan, Joan 121 Cox, John 67, 76, 106 Crouch, Nancy 23, 50, 106 Crozier, Jerry 43, 50, 72, 106 Cudek, Carol 20, 33, 51, 58, 59 62, 114 Curtis, Nick 90 Cutler, Mark, 37, 43, 52, 114 Czechanski, Janet 106 » Daugherty, Ken 13, 67 Davis, Barbara 46, 106 Davis, Kathy 10, 51, 58, 59, 110 Debnam, Patricia 42, 106 De Chantal, Rich 78, 107 Delong, Dave 43, 72, 110 Dembowski, Ronald 67, 76, 114 Diaz, Olivia 48, 58, 114 Diaz, Richard 37, 42, 107 Dijak, Gloria Jean 47, 91 Dinga, Barbara Ann 36, 41, 86, 91 Dobrowski, Gerald 49, 67, 110 Doerr, David 91 Dostatni, Ronald 49, 67, 110 Downing, Mary Jane 121 Drasco, Yvonne 48, 51, 53, 59, 62, 114 Dsida, Donald 12, 77, 91 Dubczak, Geraldine 48, 59, 114 Dubish, Sharon 49, 110 Dudzik, Beth 20, 58, 107 Dudzik, Norbert, 37, 52, 110 Duerr, Gretchen 7, 22, 27, 33, 38, 45, 54, 47, 58, 91 Duerr, Peter 55, 72, 111 Dufallo, Diane 7, 5, 33, 39, 41, 45, 50, 53, 91 Dufallo, Elaine 49, 51, 111 Duhon, Joyce 107 Dunham, Catherine 121 Dunn, Linda 51, 58, 114 Duray, David 67, 77 Dvorscak, Mary Ann 46, 111 155 INDEX E Economou, Illse 39, 56, 110, 111 Eddy, Rebekah 13, 48, 121 Enright, Donna 35, 111 Eret, Darwin 121 Erickson, Arthur 11, 35, 37, 121 Erickson, Vera 122 Eshena, Bonnie 11, 46, 107 Etheridge, Glen 50, 55, 107 F Falaschetti, Barbara 9, 42, 47, 51, 91 Falaschetti, Dennis 78, 86, 91 Falaschetti, Ronald 114 Falda, Joanne 48, 59, 114 Falda, Suzanne 20, 48, 59, 114 Farris, Larry 107 Fech, Beverly 47,91 Fech, Patricia 35, 39, 48, 51, 54, 58, 114 Fekete, Madeline 42, 51, 107 Ference, Mary Louise 10, 91 Ferguson, Blanqueta 42, 51, 107 Filas, Kathleen 51, 107 Fisher, Sharon 25, 39, 42, 50, 53, 55,56,92 Fitzpatrick, Terrance 37, 43, 52, 111 Flesher, Penny 15, 16, 28, 32, 38, 92 Flisiak, Ruth 44, 51, 111 Florer, Sharon 46, 51, 115 Foale, Pamela 45, 47, 50, 53, 87, 92 Foale, Patricia 24, 44, 45, 55, 57, 111 Foreman, Jack 77, 111 Fortener, James 111 Fortener, Ronald 111 Foster, Philip 107 Francisco, Carol 13, 21, 51, 58, 59, 115 Franklin, Joe 77,122 Franko, Eugene 92 Freckelton, Richard 23, 33, 71, 92 Freeland, Charles 43, 79, 115 Frenchik, Florence 45, 92 Frenchik, Steve 67, 74, 75, 111 G Gabbert, Ronald 66, 71, 77, 107 Gajdos, Jerome 15, 66, 71, 107 Gajewski, Frank 37, 56, 111 Galatzer, John 43, 50, 52, 72, 78, 115 Gallagher, Tom 14 Garcia, Elaine 13. 48, 114, 122 Gasinski, Dorothy 33, 92 Gehrke, Frances 48, 51, 115 Gehrke, Robert 107 Geleta, Sandra 115 Germick, John J. 37, 67, 77, 111 Gifford, Brooks 49, 52, 107 Gillard, Mary 107 Gillian, Jacquelyn 14 Gilman, Dave 111 Gilman, Linda 28, 29, 34. 35. 38, 42, 45, 50, 54, 56, 57, 58, 60, 61, 86, 92 Gilman Marcia 33, 34, 38, 42, 45, 55, 56, 58, 59, 92 Girman, Bob 76, 111 Girman, Lorraine 57, 6 6, 92 Gleason, Marion 115 Gmerek, Judy 44, 45, 47, 48, 111 Golden, Rita 87, 93 Goldhagen, Bill 111 Goldhagen, Thomas 5 Gonsiorowski, Jack 33, 49, 107 Gonsiorowski, Ronald 111 Gonsiorowski, Tim 107 Gonzales, Manuel 37, 50, 52, 72, 76, 81, 107 Gootee, Barbara 107 Gora, Angeline 51, 111 Gora, Joan 47, 54, 107 Gordon, Gail 59, 115 Gordon, Nick 4 9, 107 Grafen, Larry 50, 52, 71, 115 Graham, Willette 47, 57, 115 Grandbois, Karen 47, 107 Grandbois, Pat 47, 51, 111 Greer, John 93 Gregorovich, Carol 33, 41, 92 Gregorovich, Susan 111 Grigson, Conrad 52 Grogan, Susan 48, 115 Gulley, Jerry 68 Gurevitz, Sherry 35 Guy, Sharon 22, 34, 35, 37, 38, 42, 45, 54, 56, 57, 58, 93, 160 Gyurcsan, Dolores 14, 23, 93 H Haase, Sharon 35, 39, 42, 107 Hajduk, James 37, 49, 54, 111 Halik, Patti 48, 59, 111 Halik, Shirley Ann 54. 59, 111 Hall, Patricia 44, 51, 111 Hall, Wanda 49, 107 Hamernik, Valerie 45, 54, 93 Hand, Sandra 115 Haney, Sharon 44, 115 Hantz, John 12, 93 Harper, Diane 33, 34, 35, 39, 54, 58, 60, 61, 62, 86, 93 Harris, Dorothy 4 5, 93 Hart, Pat 48, 111 Hartman, Rose 51, 58, 59, 115 Hawn, Vickie 111 Hayward, Mr. Orville B. 109, 118 Hein, David 122 Helmick, Ken 72 Hendricks, Janice 11, 33, 50, 53, 93 Hendrix, Helen 59, 107 Hermann, Jim 11, 94 Hernandez, Slivia 48, 49 Hickman, Dawn 51, 58, 59, 115 Hmurovic, Lois 44, 51, 111 Hmurovich, Dave 68, 69, 76, 111 Hmurovich, Paul 55, 56, 58, 94 Hobbs, Shirley 33, 35, 51, 56, 107 Hoffman, Gary 66, 71, 77, 78, 107 Holden, Phil 35, 107 Holman, Bob 77, 111 Hooper, Bonnie 42, 115 Hoover, William 66, 77, 78, 107 Hornyak, Frank 37 Horvatich, Betty 59, 111 Hovanec, Tom 115 Howe, Edna 42, 122 Hoyda, Cynthia 51, 115 Hoyda, Dennis 94 Hric, Judith 107 Hricz, Paul 37, 111 Hriczo, Margie 44, 51, 111 Hrlso, Michael 110, 122 Hruskoci, Dan 72, 77, 111 Hudson, Mary 48, 111 Hudson, Rich 94 Hughes, Robert 34, 37, 66, 68, 69, 107 I Ice, Judy 42, 51, 115 Ide, Margaret 42, 105, 122 Ignatuk, Bill 72, 77, 111 Igras, Eugenia 42, 107 Ilijanich, Carol 46, 48, 51, 111 Isaacs, Norman 72, 107 J Jackson, Bonnie 61,115 Jackson, Gigi 39, 41, 42, 46, 47, 50, 54, 94 Jackson, Joe 49, 50, 52, 62, 111 Jackson, Joy 24, 107 Jackura, Bernie Jo 22, 107 Jacobs, Ester 124 Jalovecky, Joann 46 Jalovecky, Steve 94 Jamrose, Daniel 68 Jamrose, Mary 42. 94 Janas, Regina 4 2, 115 Janik, Sharon 107 Jankowski, Geraldine 54, 115 Johnson, Karen 23, 33, 34, 39, 107 Jones, Peter 46. 67, 111 Juricic, Donald 49, 67, 111 Jurick, Barbara 51, 58, 59, 94 K Kaleta, James 111 Kaleta, Phyllis 115 Kalicky, Mary 51, 111 Kalina, Ronald 72, 76, 114, 115 Kalina, Susan 35, 41, 48, 62, 114, 115 Kaminsky, Don 37, 45, 56, 62, 77, 107 Kaminsky, Dorothy 111 156 INDEX Kaminsky, Laurence 49, 50, 52, 94 Hammer, Martha 22, 111 Kandalec, Louise 42 Kandalec, Phyllis 34, 46. 107, 115 Kania, Richard 32, 66, 68, 69, 78, 94 Kantowski, James 77 Kanyur, William 95 Kaplan, Gary 35, 37, 39, 52, 55, 58, 62, 115 Kasper, Rita 95 Katchmar, Veronica 51, 111 Kauchak, James 67, 77 Kawalec, Ed 23, 95 Keister, Carol 58,115 Keith, Mary Lee 51, 115 Kekelik, Mary 47 Kelderman, Don 77, 111 Kelderman, Walt 95 Kellar, Ronald 111 Keller, Mary 33, 34, 39, 40, 45, 57, 95 Keller, Pat 41, 111 Render, Ken 59, 115 Render, Linda 87,95 Kenzie, Leota 122 Kessler, Camille 34, 35, 48, 53, 54, 56, 58, 62, 107 Kessler, Maynard 32, 34, 35, 37, 39, 62, 77. 86, 95 Kiraly, Ann Marie 41, 111 Kirn, Michael 35, 43, 115 Kittelsen, Rhoda 35, 60, 122 Kmetz, Tom 37, 49, 67, 77, 111 Knish, Paula 106,107 Kobe, Mike 22, 32, 36, 62, 66, 67, 77, 86, 95 Kocot, Lenore 34, 40, 42, 82, 107 Kocsis, Mary Ann 107 Koelling, Jayne 22, 34, 35, 39, 42, 45. 55, 58, 95 Kohan, John 20, 95 Kokenis, Gene 6, 32, 37, 62, 66, 81, 96 Kokot, Michael 66, 67, 77, 107 Kollmar, Bill 96 Kollwitz, Danny 67, 76, 77, 111 Konechnl, Susan 44, 111 Koney, Janet 49, 112 Kontol, Jim 37, 107 Korbel, Charles 107 Kosalko, Charles 79, 107 Koselke, John 107 Kostaneczuk, Barbara 49, 112 Kovacik, Phillip 72 Kowal, Ruth 59, 115 Kowalski, Priscilla 51, 107 Kozak, John 112 Kozlowski, Dan 35, 68, 107 Kozlowski, Dave 35, 68, 108 Krygier, Pat 51, 58, 59, 115 Krzanowski, Barbara 112 Kubeck, Carol 43, 47, 51, 108 Kubicsko, Connie 108 Kubicsko, Helen 96 Kujawa, Barbara 108 Kukta, Gerald 72,108 Kurek, Ronald 9, 112 Kurella, Betty 35, 56, 108 Kusnir, Margaret 51, 112 Kuss, Lorraine 40, 51, 58,108 Kuss, Paul 96 Kussy, Barbara 28, 32, 34, 38, 45, 50, 57, 96 Kutlarz, Sandra 48 L Lacko, Victoria 27, 32, 96 Lake, Harriette 46, 122 Lambert, Carolyn 122 Latta, Caroline 44, 51, 112 Laurincik, Gloria. 108 Levin, Glorianne 56, 108 Liehe, Joan 34, 35, 38, 45, 54, 60, 82, 96 Long, Robert 96 Lovrinich, Judy 15, 40, 51, 58, 108 Lukacek, Jo Ann 23, 41, 50, 86, 96 Lukas, Diane 44, 51, 112 Luksich, Eugene 67, 76, 112 Lyle, Elizabeth 120 M Macko, Donna 21, 44, 112 Macocha, Charmaine 36, 41, 50, 112 Madura, Marcia 20, 57, 108 Makis, Jean 5, 16, 32, 39, 40, 50, 53, 62, 86, 97 Mann, Jackie 108 Mansfield, Edith 108 Mantich, Anne 51, 108 Margeta, Robert 12, 35 Markonni, Paul 37, 50, 52, 72, 76, 115 Markovich, Michael 97 Martin, Edwin 62, 122 Martinez, Juvel 37, 42, 50, 52, 108 Matis, Arlene 5, 32, 34, 45, 56, 97 Matis, Diane 45, 46, 47, 48, 51, 115 Matis, Nancy 50, 53, 110, 112 Matlon, Joyce 44, 112 Matyi, Mary Ann 10, 50, 53, 112 Maus, Carol 34, 82, 97 Mazeika, Alma 44, 51, 112 Mazur, Frank 66, 71, 108 Mazur, Gerry 59, 112 Mehok, John 66, 71, 81, 108 Meissner, Lawrence 37,97 Melton, Charles 50, 52, 55, 62, 115 Melton, Donna 108 Melvin, Joe 67, 97 Mergesky, Olivia 51, 108 Merriman, Betty 45, 49, 54, 112 Metcalfe, Gary 66,97 Metcalf, Ron 77, 112 Michalak, Roberta 97 Michnal, Maryann 46, 115 Michnal, Patricia 46, 51. 112 Mierlak, Janet 115 Mihalo, Johnetta 51, 115 Mihalo, Michael 49 Mihalo, Monica 4, 50, 108 Mihalso, Carol 33, 36, 41, 47, 50, 97 Mikula, James 66, 67, 72, 77, 115 Mikula, Joe 48,108 Mikuly, John James 50, 52, 97 Mikuly, Ronald 72, 115 Milanowski, Virginia 108 Miles, Darlyean 42, 51, 55, 108 Miles, Ermon 43, 46, 49, 115 Miles, Romona 108 Miller, Dennis 112 Miller, Donald 59, 112 Miller, Florence 123 Miller, Jo Ann 13, 41, 59, 98 Miller, Kenneth 37, 43, 50, 52, 67, 76, 115 Miller, Richard 13, 43, 48, 49, 54, 68, 112 Minge, Emtlie 51, 98 Miniuk, Don 108 Mis, Roberta 51 Miskus, Kathy 51, 108 Mitchell, Alta 34, 40, 50, 98 Mitchell, Bill 59, 115 Mitchell, Donna 24, 44, 54, 112 Mizerik, Linda 98 Moffitt, James 72 Moldraski, Madalyn 42, 58, 115 Moore, Ronnie 43, 67 Moore, Sandra 42, 46, 51,115 Mordus, Pat 42, 51, 57, 58, 115 Moreland, Dennis 35, 46, 54, 55, 56, 58, 62. 98 Morganthaler, Pat 66, 68, 69, 98 Morrison, Pat 112 Morrison, Norabel, 46, 123 Moskal, Theresa 44, 112 Mrkacek, Karen 112 Mrzlock, Shirley 44, 50, 53, 112 Mucha, Josephine 12, 59,108 Mudrak, Delores 108 Mueller, William 123 Muir, George 34, 40,123 Mullins, Bert 33, 34, 50, 52, 66, 81, 106, 108 Mullins, Bob 13, 50, 115 Murzyn, Frank 46, 98 Murzyn, Joe 66, 67, 108 Murzyn, Tom 37, 43,112 Musgrave, Dennis 43, 50, 52, 76, 115 Me McAtee, Veva 5, 119 McCampbell, Dolores 36, 45,123 McCay, Patricia 59,112 McClure, David 37, 66, 71, 106, 108 McCutcheon, Marcia 6, 35, 55, 58, 59, 108 McGlone, Virginia 59 McLaughlin, Jerome 112 McLean, Sharon 4, 35, 38, 42, 54, 56, 58, 59, 60, 96 N Nagy, Ann Marie 115 157 INDEX Nelson, Fred 47, 49, 52, 77 Nelson, Susan 24, 44, 45, 54, 112 Newkirk, Shirley, 46,123 Nickel, Carolyn 47, 51,112 Nickel, Lenore 98 Nordvig, Marie 14, 114, 123 Nowicki, Tony 49, 98 Noworyta, Yvonne 51, 108 o Obuch, Luelle 20, 57, 108 O’Drobinak, William 49,108 Ogren, Dave 66, 70, 71, 108 Oliver, Jack 72, 79, 112 Oliver, Judy 6, 21, 98 Opat, Madeline 108 P Page, Joan, 51, 115 Palenik, Annette 34, 39, 40, 45, 46, 87, 99 Palikan, Barbara 22, 33, 57, 99 Palko, Janet 46, 112 Palko, Joanne 34, 45, 50, 53, 106,108 Papach, Michael 67, 77, 112 Paprocki, John 77, 108 Paskwietz, James 67, 74, 112 Paskwietz, Walt 67, 74, 112 Pasyk, James 50, 108 Patrick, Sandra 59, 99 Pawlus, Elaine 34, 42, 45, 56, 58, 99 Pazanin, Jeanne 44, 112 Peklansky, Thomas 49, 112 Pemberton, Bill 108 Peterson, Alvin 67, 79, 123 Petrovich, Andrea 51 Petruff, James 77, 108 Phelps, Lynn 99 Pierce, Susan 15, 108 Pilarczyk, Diane 112 Pinkston, Ralph 99 Piskorowski, Betty 33, 41, 57, 99 Plavec, James 37 Plawecki, Pat 112 Polkinghorn, Evaline 44, 112 Poplawski, Sharon 10, 51,112 Popovich, Mark 34, 39, 40, 68, 69, 81, 86, 99 Poppen, Sharon Lee 25, 35, 38, 42, 45, 54, 58, 60, 62, 99 Preneta, Gerry 99 Price, Jim 13, 35, 54, 58, 60, 61,112 Price, Norma 112 Priest, Robert 48, 72, 78, 115 Protolipac, Carol 101 Prusinski, Floyd 66, 67, 74, 101 Psikula, Steve 72, 78,116 Pykosz, Judy 40, 100 K Radermacher, Gus 67, 79 Rak, Marlene 42, 48, 58, 112 Ramsey, Barbara 22, 57, 100 Rancich, Nada 22, 108 Reader, James 116 Ready, Ken 37,112 Reffkin, Marcia 46, 47, 116 Regashus, Nancy 44,112 Reilly, Kathy 48, 116 Reiman, Pearl 51, 58, 108 Renicker, Ron 37, 116 Robey, Jerry 34, 35, 55, 56, 58, 60, 61, 108 Rohr, Bob 77, 108 Rosenstein, Ellyn 48, 54, 58,116 Ross, Nick 81,108 Rowley, Bill 43, 46, 72, 78, 116 Roy, Aaron 49, 67, 112 Rozcicha, Mary Ellen 41, 45,100 Roznawski, Jackie 22, 27, 32, 33, 34, 39, 40, 83, 100 Ruf, Carol 42, 46, 51, 62, 116 Ruman, Rich 116 Ruzycki, Casimir 112 Rzepka, Carol 48, 112 s Sabol, Bill 55, 112 Sabol, Catherine 7, 33, 39, 45, 50, 53, 100 Saddler, Judy 32, 41, 100 Salle, Charlene 124 Salus, Paul 66, 71,100 Sanders, Pat 113 Sandrick, Jim 37, 49, 67, 77, 113 Sandrick, Karen 42, 46, 51, 116 Sapyta, Charles 66, 71, 100 Saunders, Sandy 108 Saylor, Don 113 Schlack, Dave 43, 72, 116 Schneider, Albert 49, 72, 116 Schraffenberger, Jim 34, 35, 37, 43, 108 Schultz, Judith 113 Schurke, Audrey 44, 51, 113 Schwartz, Ward 116 Schweikert, Carol 51, 58, 116 Sech, John 49, 113 Setmajer, Mary Ann 108 Sheets, Chuck 72, 116 Shields, Edward 67, 123 Shields, Ed 79, 116 Shields, Tom 67, 74, 76, 81,113 Shimala, Bob 108 Shimala, Dave 67, 77, 113 Shimala, Jack 76, 79,116 Shimala, Richard 48, 72, 77, 113 Shumaker, Bob 49, 50, 52, 72, 76, 77, 110, 113 Sichak, Barbara 51,116 Silaghi, Yvonne 51, 113 Silvasi, Mary 59, 101 Silvasi, Nancy 15, 47, 50, 53, 108 Silvian, Mary Beth 22, 38, 42, 50, 53, 54, 108 Sima, Jim 39, 43, 49, 55, 66, 67, 78, 113 Simchak, Dianne 41, 45, 46, 50, 53, 101 Singer, Denise 7, 23, 27, 38, 42, 45, 54, 55, 58, 101 Slacanin, James 67, 109 Slivka, Robert 10, 22, 23, 33,101 Sluka, Joan 44, 51,116 Slupski, Ronald 67, 113 Small, Betty 13, 34, 41, 45, 56, 101 Smith, Janice 101 Smith, Ronald 67 Smith, Susan 36, 47, 51, 59,113 Smika, Joan 109 Smolen, Dorothy 47, 51,109 Smriga, Mickey 37, 59, 66, 78, 87, 101 Smriga, Paul 48, 52, 58, 62,113 Smriga, Yolanda 48, 51,116 Smutniak, James 101 Snider, Carlyle 55, 123 Snowe, Clifford 43, 55, 72, 116 Solis, Kenneth 72,116 Solis, Sandra 46, 47, 109 Solomon, Judith 101 Soltis, Sam 37 Sorota, John 109 Sotak, Emily 34, 38, 41,101 Sotak, Joe 37, 59,102 Spanburg, Judy 47, 102 Spanier, Nancy 48, 54, 58, 116 Spanier, Terry 43, 48 Spanos, George 78, 81,113 Spletzer, Sharon 46,113 Srncik, Christine 46, 113 Srncik, James 67, 77 Srncik, Mary Ann 102 Stack, Thomas 109 Stadurs, Anita 47,116 Stanton, Carole 124 Stavros, Steve 66, 67, 123 Sterbavy, Barbara 109 Stevens, Charles 123 Stewart, Pam 9, 42, 48, 51, 116 Stiller, James 55, 67, 77, 113 Stipulin, Karen 109 Stofcik, Kathleen 47, 116 Stone, Carolyn 113 Stout, George 49 Stovall, Loretta 46, 109 Strakey, George 55, 109 Strzelinski, Edward 37,116 Sulich, Michael 15, 37,102 Sullivan, Paulette 20, 57, 109 Susoreny,Allan 13, 55, 56, 58, 102 Sutherland, Kenneth 49, 109 Sweezey, Mary Rose 21,109 Swenson, Ed 11, 32, 34, 35, 55, 62,102 Swiontek, Ronald 33, 72, 109 Szlanda, Raymond 37 Szot, Rita 116 Szot, Ronald 67,116 Szymanski, Carol 109 T Talabay, David 66, 71, 81, 109 Talabay, Michael 116 158 i m Talabay, Richard 113 Taylor, Beverly 42,113 Taylor, Jack 43, 58, 72, 76, 116 Taylor, June 45,102 Taylor, Sharon 48, 51,113 Terranova, Joe 66, 67, 74, 75, 81,102 Tharp, Dave 28, 34, 35, 54, 58, 62, 102 Thill, James 116 Thomas, Jackilee 24, 44, 51, 113 Thomas, Sharon 42, 48, 51, 58, 62, 116 Thoren, Donald 12, 37,102 Thoren, Glenn 113 Timko, George 109 Tkacz, Allen 52, 67, 77 Tomko, Ann Marie 51,109 Toren, John 113 Trayne, Diane 37, 113 Trbovich, Marco 35, 54, 56,109 Troksa, Dorothy 116 Troksa, George 67, 116 Troksa, Ronald 77,109 Troksa, Rosemary 47,103 Trombley, Sigrid 34, 35, 42, 55, 109 Trzepacz, Pat 59, 103 Tucker, Sebert 11, 37,103 Tylka, Carol 49,116 r Uhrin, Elaine 43, 51,116 Umlauf, Charles 49, 77,103 Umlauf, Dick 66, 67, 113 V Vale, Ronald 6,15,103 Valko, Tom 58, 59, 62, 109 Vanzo, Carmen 42, 103 Varellas, Gloria 59, 113 Vasilko, James 49,113 Vasilko, William 37, 48, 50, 52, 59, 72, 78, 109 Vater, Jim 48, 54,78,113 Vater, Virginia 45, 51, 103 Vavrek, Janet 46, 51, 55, 57, 58, 116 Veenheizen, Mary 24, 59, 113 Vega, Carol 48, 58, 116 Veloch, Judy 51, 59, 113 Vereb, Kathleen 50,109 Veslocki, Timothy 49, 67, 76,116 Vince, Sandra 109 Vogel, Paul 55, 79, 116 Volom, Balazs 77, 109 Vrabely, Thomas 109 w Wachel, Alice 48, 113 Wachel, James 48,113 Wagner, Bonnie 41, 57,109 Wakeland, William 124 Walczak, Arlene 53, 62, 103 Walczak, Ron 116 Walker, Dennis 66, 71,103 Walsko, Emil 113 Wampler, Judi 13, 45, 49, 51, 53, 58, 113 Warner, Jack 43, 48, 49, 55, 68, 74, 76, 81,113 Waszak, Elaine 59, 113 Wasieleski, Mary Ellen 24,113 Watkins, Oral 110,124 Weinberg, Robert 35, 37, 52, 55, 62, 116 Weiss, Lee 35, 68,109 Weiss, Lynn 23, 51, 58,116 Welty, Clara 35, 47, 49, 113 Werner, Cynthia 50, 109 Westerfield, Joyce 51, 59,113 Wetnight, Dick 55, 59, 113 Wetnight, Linda 51, 58, 116 Wheeling, Carl 78, 103 Whittier, Harlan 113 Wiley, Robert 37, 43, 52, 79, 116 Wilharm, Wanda 49, 124 Wilkinson, Paul 37,124 Williams, Douglas 113 Williams, Jack 27, 59,104 Williams, Ray 77, 124 Williams, Robert 52 Williams, William 34, 104 Wilson, Bill 37, 67, 76, 113 Wilson Brenda, 109 Wilson, Carole 33, 57, 104 Wilson, Lennie 44, 58, 116 Wilson, Ronald 48,104 Winsberg, Kathy Jo 42, 46, 51, 57, 109 Wisemiller, Joyce 109 Wisniewski, Robert 109 Witkewicz, James 109 Witzke, Margene 113 Witzke, Robert 72, 76, 116 Wojtena, Paul 37, 55, 56, 79, 104 Wonnacott, Jim 66, 67, 77,109 Wood, Paul 116 Woszczynski, Francene 47, 104 Wozniak, Diane 9, 42, 48, 51, 116 Wozniak, Jerry 33, 37, 58, 66, 72, 78, 109 Wozniak, Matt 32, 34, 66, 71, 104 Wright, Boyd 37, 43, 50, 52, 55, 113 Wulkow, Helen 12,124 X Xidis, Tony 43, 72,116 Y Yackish, Robert 39, 66, 68, 109 Yager, Evelyn 53,109 Yakish, David 52, 55, 56, 69, 109 Yedniak, John 49, 113 Yonke, Cecilia 13, 46,113 York, Claude 109 z Zagrocki, Sandra 47, 104,114 Zato, Robert 9, 37, 77, 109 Zeller, Karen 104 Zeller, Kenneth 37, 43,72, 78,116 Ziemkiewicz, Sharon 109 Zientara, James 56, 113 Zmija, Deanna 113 Zweig, Judy 7,113 CL.UBS A Cappella Choir 50 Art Club 46 A.V.O. 37 Band 54, 55 Baseball 80, 81 Basketball 74, 75, 76 Biology Club 49 Booster Club 36 Boys Chorus 52 C-Club 66 Cheerleaders 73, 117 Coaches 73 Conservation Club 49 Cross Country 67 Drama Club 58 Football 70, 71, 72 F. T.A. 45 G. A.C. 82 G.C.C.S. 44 Girls Choir 51 Girls Chorus 51 Golf 79 Harmoneers 52 Harmonettes 53 Health Career Club 47 Hi-Y 43 Jr. Red Cross 42 Latin Club 48 Library Club 46 Majorettes 55 Melo Tones 53 Modern Dance 57 National Forensic League 35 National Honor Society 34 National Thespians Society 35 Nurses Club 47 Photography Club 37 Pioneer News 40, 41 POWDER HORN 38, 39 Quill and Scroll 34 Secretaries Club 45 Spanish Club 48 Stage Crew 59 Student Council Cabinet 32 Student Council Representatives 33 Student Council Review Board 33 Tennis 68, 69 T rack 77 Wrestling 78 Y-Teens 42 Well, we’ve finally finished . . . after a year of hard work . . . cropping pictures . . . writing . . . rewrit¬ ing . . . organizing . . . reorganizing . . . taking pic¬ tures . . . retaking pictures . . . and taking pictures again . . . after all the long hours spent in the P.N. Room . . . it’s over . . . but we’ve had lots of fun too .... We’ll never forget . . . Don Kaminsky’s blank film packs . . . the mad rush at deadline time .. . the cooperation of staff members . . . losing everything important . . . the temptation of jumping out the window . . . Gene Kokenis’ “new” jokes . . . candy bars for dinner . . . Mr. Muir’s peace negotiations ... all the “junk” we carried home . . . the headaches ...the tears .... On the serious side ... this is your yearbook .... We sincerely hope you like it ... . It’s the story of the year . . . the classes . . . the dances . . . the clubs . . . the games . . . the fun . .. the story of 1958-1959 and the people that make it possible ... all Clarkites . . . that showed “That Pioneer Spirit!” Editor-in-chief . Sharon Guy Associate editor . Nancy Carlson Literary editors . Diane Harper Jayne Koelling Sports editor .... Maynard Kessler Faculty editor . Linda Gilman Senior editors . Ann Marie Chrustowski Denise Singer Underclass editor .. Marcia Gilman Advertising editors . Barbara Kussy Emily Sotak Identification editor . Sharon Poppen Index editor . Penny Flesher Picture editor . Gretchen Duerr Typing editor . Sharon Fisher Business manager . Joan Liehe Publicity manager . Sharon McLean Artist . Mary Beth Silvian Photographers . Photography Club Jim Gibson Buzz Cross Printer t... Benton Review Co. Engraver . Capitol Engraving Co. Cover . S. K. Smith Co. Yearbook consultant . .. Mr. Richard Brier Sponsor . Mr. George Muir 160


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