High-Resolution, Full Color Images Available Online
Search, Browse, Read, and Print Yearbook Pages
View College, High School, and Military Yearbooks
Browse our digital annual library spanning centuries
Support the Schools in our Program by Subscribing
Page 8 text:
Portrait of la college
accredited for the, fifth time early in June. The nursing de-
partment was accredited also. And the Valley Star won its
16th consecutive All-American award.
"There's a lot to be proud of and a lot to do. I was even
called upon to put the crown on the Homecoming Queenls
head, and I danced with her too.
"To advance myself in my weaker subjects, I had sessions
with the teaching machines. That helped me out too.
"The Athenaeum was pretty good this year, wasn't it? It
kicked off with that "Wilde Evening with Shaw." The museum
films were good, a little old, but good!
"Occupational series hit another interesting home run this
year. Many a Tuesday at 11, I was sitting in -the front row
listening to lectures on such careers as engineering, music, art,
physics and home economics.
g'You could spend an entire day here, just going to lec-
tures, shows and sports. It's all here.
"You know, I even gave blood to the bloodmobile. And
many of my names appeared on the Dean's List.
L'That's a lot of territory in one semester, besides all the
other activities that I dabble in. I'm on Council and IOC,
and I'm in the Admissions Office too, counseling.
'4When you come to think about it, I do a man-sized job,
and it starts over and over each semester.
"I do a lot of things because I like to. It's not a job, I'1h
not paid in money. I am paid in something intangible-a
certain spirit, an inner thanks. For the week I do in classes,
I do get paid-in grades. If I didn't do too well, my grades
showed it. But if I did do well, I was not only paid in grade
points but in knowledge too.
'Tm a saga of growth with phases of campus construction
emerging. I stand in endless lines waiting for classes and
books, and I do this every semester. I'm a lifetime Monarch.
I'm time in essence and victory and defeat. I am Mr. Monarch,
and so are you."
Page 7 text:
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
'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
"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
Proud I was when I received scholarships, avvards and
recognition for my vvork. Doubly proud I was when I was
"Hello, Valley College."
. ' 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. -....,.
--' 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
Page 9 text:
day, I see my comp t t I ty
Always hello, always good-bye
Suggestions in the Los Angeles Valley College - Crown Yearbook (Valley Glen, CA) collection:
Are you trying to find old school friends, old classmates, fellow servicemen or shipmates? Do you want to see past girlfriends or boyfriends? Relive homecoming, prom, graduation, and other moments on campus captured in yearbook pictures. Revisit your fraternity or sorority and see familiar places. See members of old school clubs and relive old times. Start your search today!
Looking for old family members and relatives? Do you want to find pictures of parents or grandparents when they were in school? Want to find out what hairstyle was popular in the 1920s? E-Yearbook.com has a wealth of genealogy information spanning over a century for many schools with full text search. Use our online Genealogy Resource to uncover history quickly!
Are you planning a reunion and need assistance? E-Yearbook.com can help you with scanning and providing access to yearbook images for promotional materials and activities. We can provide you with an electronic version of your yearbook that can assist you with reunion planning. E-Yearbook.com will also publish the yearbook images online for people to share and enjoy.
Material on this website is protected by copyright laws of the United States and international treaties.
No protected images or material on this website may be copied or printed without express authorization.