Los Angeles Valley College - Crown Yearbook (Valley Glen, CA)

 - Class of 1963

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I -. 'M A long walk from parking lot to class- E ond another college doy begins. ji A semester of events l 'GI-Iello, may I take a few minutes of your time? Thank you. c'By the way, my name is Mr. Monarch. L'Oh, does that puzzle you? I do exist, and in essence I am you and Los Angeles Valley College. Today approxi- mately 13,000 students, you being one of them. give me life. In a broader sense I'm the student who has graduated and has gone to a four-year college and career, the student soon to leave, the student in midst of education, the student who has recently enrolled, and the student who will one day call him- self a Monarch, as you do today. "Mr. Monarch is a big word. It has to be. for it covers a lot of territory. For I am not just you. the student, nor the memories of the past, functions of the present and expectations of the future, nor am I just buildings and courses offered here. I am tradition. I'm participation and spirit. So you see. Mr. Monarch has to be a big word, because it heads everything that is Valley College. L'My life started with 400 students in September of 1949. The campus was small, adjacent to Van Nuys High School. My needs for expansion were recognized, and a site, 145 acres, Valley College today, was purchased on Burbank Boulevard. I started growing. Phase I and II came into View quickly, and now look at me, Phase III-the Planetarium. Art and Life Science Building and combined classroom facilities for business. ll il almost completed and ready to be occupied in the fall semester. journalism. mathematics. earth science and home economics- "When you come to think about it. growing pains and 1 expansion are my middle name. It's rewarding to grow and ' to see yourself growing at the same time. L'Fall. 1962? Didn't that just start yesterday? Those hours seem like seconds. especially when you're the heart of campus life, as I am. as you are. It seems as if it were only yesterday that I started the semester anxiously. and soon Ilm going to graduate again. Time does fly. "As I have said before. today approximately 12.500 stu- dents give me life. Of these, in the day division 2.500 are freshmen, 2,350 are sophomores. In the evening division 4,700 are freshmen and 2.600 are sophomores. Of the total that give me life 420 plan to graduate in June. Eighty-five per cent of the total plan to transfer, and the remaining have terminal programs. Sixty-four per cent are men and 35 are women, and one out of every eight is married. HMV average age is between 18 and 19, and I entered college from high school. the majority of me from high school graduated from Grant High School, just around the corner. "UCLA is the average choice for transfer, but there are approximately 1,601 students who are undecided as to which j 4-year school to attend. i ii lil ll ll . l tl tl l

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Participation and spirit 4'Part of my total enrollment carry the average major of business and management, but alas, 785 students-this would make the undecided student the average student-havenit yet decided what major they want. It takes a little time. Valley has a lot to offer. "I attract a lot of students, even some from different corners of the globe. Foreign students coming to Valley for education and a look at the United States, take home with them more than can be put into a suitcase. 'CDO you have a vague picture of me now? The preceding is my physical features, my facial expression, and now for a little character to make my existence clearer. '4Events, activities, building-growing pains, probably my most salient feature-and spirit, these are my character, the pulse beat of Valley College. HYou and the person standing next to you are the domi- nent features of campus life. Clubs would not be clubs Without leadership and participation, nor would sports, plays and con- certs. Activities are not active vvithout you. You, who compose each and every part of me, are the mainsprings of the campus clock. 'cThis year I said goodbye to Mr. McNelis, vvho's in Europe right novv, and said hello to Valley's first lady, Dr. Marie Martin. In January I said goodbye to her and wel- comed our current president, William N. Kepley Ir. "Funny, I'm always saying hello and goodbye, if not to presidents, it's to teachers and students. 'cBut I join in with everything, the fun too. Iive been to all the dances, and I've danced every dance. I've even decorated the gym and Field House and arranged for the bands to play. "I've clapped at every TA production-uBus Stop" and all the others-listened to all the music concerts and attended every performance of one-act plays. "And one Saturday night, I vvas out of this World. Excited, my hands stinging from clapping, my throat hoarse from yell- ing, that Saturday night when the Monarch pigskinners pulled the field right from under San Diego's cleats with a 14-7 victory. That first Metro win, and my field, the Monarch Field, was no longer a desert. The long, frustrating drought was over. No lights were needed for that night, for there were enough sparkles in the Monarchs' eyes, my eyes, to illuminate the entire Valley. Proud I was when I received scholarships, avvards and recognition for my vvork. Doubly proud I was when I was "Hello, Valley College." i , ii 3 . ' f'P7't'-.vw-45.1-4-A - ,.. .N . "".L:-My .ha-n.,q, , , ,,,., ,. ,, f ,i 3- .Nh -'rw-ef-I ,..w V L... i,,,,.,-wt .QR---f. -....,. .fffg V, FW avg' --' l' - 'ffm -4. -f.- v. .' - a-,-- ,,'.. ,J i-4 .'57,.J..-.,A,.,,n V ,x L V - M ., . W fn,-tg .vu ai.-p..:gt.4. -- A- f---'ff'-' 'Y -F

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