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On a golden autumn morning of 1939, one hundred and seventy-four "greenies" marched into
H. H. S., not at all uniform as to size, appearance, and character, but their goals were set the
same, that is, each was striving to do the best according to his ability. Immediately the fresh-
men became acquainted with their fellow students and soon thereafter chose the following for
business, financial, and social guidance: Raymond Kenyon, president, Roger Bennett, vice-
president, Mary Ketcham, secretary, Pauline Chandler, treasurer.
The first opportunity they had to show their ability was at the Spotlight that fall. Their
particular act was called "The Man on the Street" in which each did a splendid piece of work.
The second semester election results named Betty Ketchum, vice-president, Elisabeth French,
secretary, Mary Ketcham, treasurer. Raymond Kenyon retained his office of president.
After the former year of acquaintance, the sophomores immediately voted Mary Ketcham,
president, Elisabeth French, vice-president, Bernadene Schantz, secretary, Betty Ketchum,
Within a few months, excitement of the Spotlight was raging once more. The sophomores
presented an act entitled "Kings and Queensf, The main characters were: Donna Gerber,
Potato Queen, Eunice Fisher, Miss America, Kenneth Lane, King Cotton, and mighty mite
Orville Bush, Tennis King.
Sports, one of the greatest recreations in high school, held much interest this year. Harmon
Wilcox, William Kelly, and Francis Goggins won varsity letters in football. Kenneth Lane and
Raymond Kenyon did their class justice by winning letters on the varsity basketball team.
Outstanding in girls' sports for the year were Mary Ketcham, Elisabeth French, and Ruth
In the midst of the great hustle and bustle of the new semester, ballots were cast for class
officers. Joseph Beck became president, Betty Singleton, vice-president, Ruth McNinch,
secretary, Mildred Helmer, treasurer.
Spring sports did not appeal to the sophomores this year, as of years before, although a few
participated. Gordon Ironside was selected as the outstanding golfer. Harmon Wilcox was
captain of the varsity tennis squad and the only sophomore letterman of the team.
The fall of '41 appeared abruptly, and 152 juniors came to H. H. S. When the ballots were
counted for the first semester election, Kenneth Lane became president, Elizabeth Doster,
vice-president, Joyce Frey, secretary, Mildred Helmer, treasurer.
Sports held a great deal of attention this year, and many participated. Raymond Kenyon
and Kenneth Lane were voted as the most outstanding players in basketball.
Juanita Swift was general chairman of the annual Ag-HE held in the fall.
Then came the time when a great many students were about the school with lots of make-up
on. Now, what on earth could be going on? The rehearsals for the junior play, of course.
Donald Clark, Keith Brady, Dorothy Williams, Pauline Chandler, Robert Murphy, Duane
Walters, Keith Pufpaff, and Marjorie Dryer were the main characters in "Foot-loose." Roger
Bennett was student director.
Second semester officers were: Mary Ketcharn, president, Francis Goggins, vice-president,
Orth.a Hawhlitz, secretary, Juanita Swift, treasurer.
The juniors sponsored the annual J-Hop for the seniors. The theme was Hawaiian with
palm trees, beach umbrellas, a gaily colored canopy, and fragrant flowers for decorations. Com-
mittee members were: Bernadene Schantz, general chairman, Gladys Hildebrandt, programs,
Harmon Wilcox, music, Pauline Chandler, decorations, Elizabeth Doster, entertainment,
Beverly Brown, invitations, Senta Furrow, refreshments, Francis Goggins, publicity.
September rounded up the students once more and started them back to high school for their
fourth year. Students were busy greeting old friends and new. Before the sensation of a new
term had worn away, ballots were cast for the class officers. The following day MaryKetcham
was announced as president, Pauline Chandler, vice-president, Layonatine Kinney, secretary,
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Barbara Shannon, treasurer. About the same time class and school officers were chosen. The
students chose from the senior class Raymond Kenyon as mayor and William Kelly, traffic
In football Captain William Kelly, Harmon Wilcox, Duane Stamm, William Garrison, and
Kenneth Lane were specifically talented. In basketball Raymond Kenyon, Kenneth Lane,
William Garrison, Orville Bush, and Dean Keeler deserved honorable mention for their ability.
Those outstanding in girls' sports were: Shirley Kingsbury, Mary Ketcham, Dorothy Williams,
and Jean Loppenthien. -
The senior play accounted for ability in dramatics. This was a three-act play called, "The
Clutching Claw." The main characters were: Keith Brady, Donna Chamberlain, Ernest
Howell, Helen Carl, Joyce Frey, Gladys Hildebrandt, James Malcolm, Keith Pufpaff, Donald
Clark, Roger Bennett, Pauline Chandler, Barbara Shannon, Fern Fruin, and Jack Maxson.
The play was directed by Mr. Schilling with Richard Beadle, a sophomore as assistant director.
The second semester officers were: Richard Swanson, president, Orville Bush, secretary,
Pauline Chandler, vice-president, and Barbara Shannon, treasurer.
The juniors, as of previous years, sponsored an annual, formal J-Hop for the seniors, May 7.
The theme was "Stage Door Canteenw.
Advisers of the class were Miss Leiter and Mr. Lower for the first two years and Mr. Burgess
and Mrs. Ruehl for the last two.
CLASS OF 1943
The best is yet to come.
Brown and White Daisy
First semester Second semester
Mary Ketcham ....,.,,,,, ,,,.,,., p resident ..,,,,,,, ,.,,,.,.,, R ichard Swanson
Pauline Chandler ,.,,c. .,r. ,,,,,,,, v i ce-president .,,., ,,,,,,,,. P auline Chandler
Layonatine Kinney ,,.....,. ,,,,,,,., s ecretary .i,,,.,., s,ccss.c... O rville Bush
Barbara Shannon ,,....,, ,,,,,,,., t reasurer ....,,,,, Barbara Shannon
Barbara Ruehl ,..,...., ,,,.,,.,..,,.,,,,,,
Mary Ketcham ,...
HONOR LIST FOR 1943
Marjorie Norton I ..,,.,.. 2.806
Bernadene Schantz ..,.... ,,,,,,.. 2 .684
Richard Swanson... 2.600
Raymond Kenyon ,.,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,. 2 .389
Ortha Hawblitz r.......,, ,,,,c,,. 2 .366
Pauline Chandler ..,.,,,, ,,,,,,.. 2 .353
Virginia Wheating i.,,,,,,, ,,,,,,.. 2 .336
Joseph Beck .... ..ccc,sc ........ 2 . 287
Ula Garlinger ,...,,,,,. ,,,,,,,, 2 .177
Robert Murphy ....,,,.s ......., 2 .133
Marjorie L. Boyes ,...,.,,, ,,,,.,.. 2 .070
Senta Furrow ..........
Donald Clark .... ,,,.,,,r,,,,,
Gladys Hildebrandt ......... ,.,,,... 2 .028
Orville Bush ....,,,,,,,,,,,
Jessie Jarrard ....,,,,,s
Douglas Payne ...,....
Leroy Wheeler ........
Juanita Swift .....c...,
Harmon Wilcox ......ccr
Shirley Kingsbury .........
Sybil Woodmansee ...... .
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