Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN)

 - Class of 1961

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This Is Morton High School; TtiTO It Meets the Needs of All Various Activities At Morton SOCIAL EVENTS PROVIDE Morton students with a chance for relaxation and rest from schoolwork. The Winter Formal and the other dances presented at Morton offered enjoyment to those who attended. ACTIVITIES—PACE 6. Table cff Activities Contents etaae 6 Classes flubs page pocts People i i st si n Qfl PatrcHJ page 136 CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS increase knowledge and give students an opportunity to display their abilities. The Math Club delves into difficult mathematical pro¬ blems. Ray Arvay, Vernon Arnold, and Gail Schlesinger work with the slide rule. CLUBS—PACE 38. CLASSES ARE OF PRIME IMPORTANCE at MHS. A variety of subjects is offered at Morton to prepare stu¬ dents for any field or occupation. Allen Zwinklis gal¬ lantly carries Verna Mae Getzlaff ' s and Judy McAleer’s books to the next class. CLASSES—PACE 22. 4 Serves Interests Of Everyone SPORTS INSTILL A FEELINC of competition and good sportsmanship. Steve Paquin, Morton scatback, scurries past the last Hammond Tech defender as he races on another long touchdown run. His teammates move up to aid the fleet halfback. SPORTS—PACE 66. As Morton students you have discovered that MHS offers something for everyone. The abilities of every student have found outlets here. As Morton has grown as a high school, it has further developed its curriculum and facilities to meet the growing needs. Along with this development, school activities have increased and school spirit has become stronger. Morton has recognized the need of pre¬ senting all the necessary requirements for a well-rounded high school career. At the same time, the need for each student to excel in a particular field is also recognized. Participating in activities and developing responsibility are encouraged at Morton. Through this book we are presenting those opportunities Morton offers. In these pages you will find that “there is some¬ thing for everyone at MHS.” ADVERTISING IS a major method of financing the publication of the TOP HAT. Jim Bline, ad salesman, explains the types of ads sold for the yearbook to a local businessman. PATRONS—PACE 136. PEOPLE ARE a school’s most important asset, and Mor¬ ton is no exception to this rule. Students, teachers, and administrators together make MHS a highly-regard¬ ed Hammond school. PEOPLE—PACE 90. 5 Variety Of Activities Provides STUDENTS EMPLOY the facilities of the Student Center on their lunch hours or during a free hour. Here they may study, read magazines, play games, and dance. A DANCE is held for the student body on most Friday nights by some Morton club or organization. The winners of the craziest sock Valen¬ tine dance are shown with their prize-winning socks: Marilyn Swa- lick, Sue Walsh, )ill Harris, Marilyn Plesek, Ramona Crowe, Susan Britt, and Judy Diehl. Outlets For Students’ Abilities WINNER in the Senior Division with the entry entitled " Temperature and the Chick Embryo” was Bruce Byrne shown here at work with the many instruments employed in his science project. Through the entire school year the students and faculty plan and participate in various activities centered around the school. Science programs encourage student initiative in many fields of biological development. Each year Mor¬ ton produces many winners in these fields. The musical abilities of the students have many outlets through the various programs sponsored by the music department under the direction of Miss Miller. THE WINNER of the “Dress Right” slogan contest, Cherie Shannon, poses before the new hall mirror presented to MHS by a local organi¬ zation stressing correct dress. THE MUSIC DEPARTMENT pre¬ sented the " Americana " on March 23. The participants in the program are —SEATED- A. Pumnea M. Roach, C. Barnes, R. Muffet, V. Boelter, N. Hoffman, K. Marcinki- vich, M. Evans, |. Harrison, V. Cetzlaff, P Smock; STANDING: N. Holley, T. Hupp, L. Bell, H A Gentry, j. Hawkins, ). Salka, T. Bielby, S. Paquin, C. Laud, S. Mer- tens, S. Tuttle, D. Whitehouse, D. Mace. THE USUAL PROCEDURE in the past has been for the newly elected presi¬ dent to swear in his chosen cabinet; accordingly President David Teegar- den performs this duty as his offi¬ cers take the oath of office. The 1960-’61 cabinet includes Vice- President Larry Overman, Recorder Judy Bogan, Chief Justice Steve Bel- son, Secretary of the Treasury Mabel Carrico, Secretary of Safety George Berbeco, Secretary of Assemblies Joan Sherby ' , Secretary of the Student Cen¬ ter Richard Pollard, and Secretary ot Social Affairs Alice Takas. Students Practice Government The government here at Morton is patterned extensively after the national government. The Stu¬ dent Association has its own senators and representa¬ tives as well as an efficient constitution. Also contained in our governing body is a student court with a Chief Justice, usually a senior, and one Justice from every class. This court hears cases be¬ fore and after school and decides the punishment. It has heard cases concerning set lockers, eating in the halls, disturbing classes, and jaywalking. The Morton student court has proved to be a worthwhile asset to the entire school system of Hammond. Voting on amendments to improve the efficiency of our procedures, revising the constitution to bring it up-to-date, and taking part in the elections with campaigns and inaugurations are all a part of the gov¬ ernors’ lives during the school year. Practicing governmental operations now will in¬ still a better sense of duty as well as understanding of our American government. It is hoped that Mor¬ ton students will gain the necessary experience to become better citizens and that they will be able to cope with the problems and situations that will face them in the world of tomorrow. STUDENTS WHO WERE CHOSEN to attend the summer institutes are—-FIRST ROW: Karen Clark, Marilyn Swalick, Kay Hemingway, Mabel Carrico, Helen Shoemaker; SECOND ROW: Linda Austin, Alan Smulevitz, Allen Zwinklis, Rosanne Smith, Gail Schlesinger; THIRD ROW: Stuart Lewin, Paul Stivers, Len Bissa; FOURTH ROW: Steve Beison, Jim Palmer, John Bailor, Dave Byrne. To obtain a firm basis for the function¬ ing of the various school activities of the year, students are chosen to atten d nu¬ merous summer institutes which include Cheerleading Camp, Journalism Institute, Boys’ and Girls’ State, Speech Institute, United Nations Conference, and the World Affairs Institute. Each year a number of juniors and sen¬ iors visit the nation’s Capital. This exper- ence is educating as well as enjoyable for the students participating in this annual fall trip to Washington, D. C. Students Become Travelers AFTER A RECENT TRIP to Franklin College for a journalism conference, these students discuss the major points brought out by the speakers. The participants in the conference were Allen Zwinklis, Gary Werskey, Rosanne Smith, Diane Wieland, Sue Dorman, Diane Kominiak, Joe Harrison, Jim Burdeau, and Tim Reid. A CROUP of Morton students are resting their weary feet after a long educational trip through the Capitol Building. 9 Thrills, chills, and unbridled humor were the elements that were so skillfully blended by writer Raymond Dumkey in this year’s fall play, “The House Nobody Lived In. " Virgil Keech (Eddie Baker) came into possession of an old and deserted mansion called Kentforth. This gave him the authority to rent the mansion to Mrs. Fortesque (Cindy Kackley), who has been traveling all over the country looking for a house that is haunted! However, before she can complete the transaction, Virgil Keech is discovered with a bullet wound in his side. Who is the man who poses as a Police Inspector and turns out to be an imposter? Are the ghosts at Kentforth really authentic? Who mur¬ dered Virgil Keech? These are only a few of the puzzling questions that baffled the audience as the Morton presentation of the play " The House Nobody Lived In " developed on the evenings of November 17 and 18, 1960. “STAY AWAY from my daughter, Sherman Norton,’’ yells Mr. Keech (Eddie Baker), threatening Sherman (Lannv Barnett) while Judy Keech (Gail Piekarczyk) looks on with concern for her fiance. RUNNINC FROM THE ROOM, Barrow (Joe Harri¬ son) reveals himself as the murderer, while Jinx (Sue Walsh), Sherman Norton (Lanny Barnett), Judy Keech (Gail Piekarczyk), and Inspector Holmes (Frank Yates) watch him flee. Ghosts In This Day and Age!” REVEALINC HIS HIDINC PLACE where he had been spying on the group. Inspector Wilson (Byron Greg¬ ory) surprises Dolly Keen (Marilyn Swalick), Anastasia (Sharon Friend), and Judy Keech (Gail Piekarczyk). 10 Our Town The absence of scenery always de¬ mands the highest degree of acting attainable by the players. Therefore, when Thornton Wilder ' s play Our Town was presented by the seniors, the pantomiming skills of the entire cast were developed. On April 27 and 28, the three-act play was presented under the guidance of Mrs. Martha Dean, the director. With its stirring action, the presentation commanded the attention of the audience. Portrayed Vividly THE SMALL CONCRECATION of Grover ' s Corners look on joyfully as Emily I Kathy Thompson) and George ()oe Harri¬ son I turn to walk down the aisle of the church after the minister, portrayed by the stage manager (Ted Hupp), has pronounced the young couple man and wife. STOPPING TO CHAT for a moment, joe Crowell I Bob Colec hands the morning paper to Dr. Gibbs (Allen Zwinklis), who is just coming back from a late sick call in Polish Town. Mrs. Gibbs (Susan Walsh) and Mrs. Webb (Marilynn Swa- lick) busily prepare breakfast for .their families. Formals Bring Enjoyable And As the last big social event of the year sponsored by the senior class, the 1961 Winter Formal, Rhapsody in Blue proved a delightful occasion for the students gathering at St. Michael ' s Hall. The glistening snow, sparkling trees, and wintry wishing wells made up the colorful snow scene at the entrance to the dance. A round reflecting mirror cast off a bright array of colors from the spot lights to provide a dreamy atmos¬ phere for everyone. The memory of this wonderful night will exist in the minds of all who attended for years to come. THE EXQUISITE SNOW SCENE of trees, snow, and ponds drew many admirers. THE DANCERS DELIGHT in a chance to show off the latest steps and to see their close friends with their dates. THE BAND CHOSEN for the 1961 Win¬ ter Formal provided a wonderful atmos¬ phere for the students, who danced, talked, or just observed. Relaxing Evenings For Students THE WEARY DANCERS take time out to talk about their various activi¬ ties of the evening as well as of the following day. “Deep Sea Dreamland” presented by the junior class as the 1961 Junior-Senior Prom, was enjoyed by both students and attending faculty. St. Michael’s Hall was rented for this annual occasion which was held on the spring night of May 19. Students anxiously prepared for their dates by picking up the flowers, washing the car, and securing the necessary finances. The committees performed their duties with delight as they decorated the hall, ar¬ ranged for Hal Morris’ band, and supplied the dainty cookies and delicious punch. Excitement filled the air as the students began to leave for the After-Prom Party. THE ATMOSPHERE SEEMS BRIGHTER as the band begins to play smooth music and the dates go on the dance floor. AS THEY LEAVE St. Michael’s Hall for the After-Prom Party or a near-by restaurant, a couple reminisce over the memories of the still-young night. 13 Colorful Homecoming Presented ENTHUSIASM AND HARD WORK produced the uniquely decorated cars appearing in the parade to the home field. Homecoming night was a triumphant occasion for the Governors. The first big event of the evening was a long and colorful parade of beautifully decorated cars and floats which were the product of many hours of hard work and planning. Main feature of the evening was the half¬ time ceremonies at the game. Master of Cere¬ monies Gary Werskey introduced the candi¬ dates and then announced Jackie Svabik as the queen. The Morton band and twirlers displayed their talents by depicting, in original formations, the professions of alumni. Our victory at the game and the coronation of the queen were celebrated afterward at the Homecoming Dance. It was a pleasant finish for a most memorable evening. 14 Stall Adds To Sectional Thrills Morton once again opposed Hammond Clark High School in the East Chicago sectional tournament as they have done many times in the past. The team’s new stall technique got wide acclaim from the critics, boosters, and newspapers. With the score 8-0 against them at the half, the Governors made a comeback which ended with the final score at 27-26 in Clark’s favor. The “Mighty Governors” fought hard as they pushed the score up to meet the challenge of the highly-ranked Clark Pioneers. Morton boosters cheered the team gallantly. The cheerleaders; Steve Beison, the Big Governor; and Bobby Hays, the Little Governor, led the yells of the MHS backers. The cheering section was formed into the shape of a top hat, the symbol of the Morton Governors. Sportsmanship and fine play utilized by the team and the spirit of the students in the stands made the sectional game successful for MHS. BEFORE LEAVING for the Washington Gym, the cheerlead¬ ers presented a rousing pep session to cheer the team to victory against their opponents from Clark. THE STUDENTS ANXIOUSLY WATCH the Governors as they beg ' n their famous stall tactics which brought the score to 27-26 in the final seconds of the game. WHILE SITTINC EAGERLY awaiting the first moments of the game, the students glance excitedly at the door through which the team will be entering the gym. 15 Faculty And Students Manage DURINC BROTHERHOOD WEEK Principal A. W. Clark planned an assembly which included foreign-born students of Morton High School who gave their opinions of America. The par¬ ticipating students are—SITTING: Maria Kunz, Heike Klinger, Dorothee Bell, Bridget Cernev- ski, George Smundin, Emir Utus, and Modera¬ tor Dave Teegarden; STANDING: Lirda Mun- ro, Jeanne Rose, Aurelia Gincauskas, Dave Fur- uness, Patrick Hill, Ken Lessie, Larry Lessie, Sherrel Thomas, and Pat Cole. Each Friday morning for a period of thirty-five minutes an educational program is presented to the student body. Besides filling education needs, A. W. Clark, Morton principal, looks to quench the stu¬ dents’ recreational needs. These assemblies provide a refreshing lift after four days of school work. The programs include such topics as careers, groom¬ ing, health, holiday observances, and pep sessions. Often guest speakers visit Morton and talk in the assembly on timely topics. Panels by 5 students are given on current questions. At Easter, Christmas, and Thanksgiving there are special programs. ON OCTOBER 21 an assembly was given In honor of Mr. Lee L. Caldwell, late superinten¬ dent of Hammond Schools. Mr. A. W. Clark, MHS principal, and Mrs. Lee L. Caldwell are shown leaving the assembly program. HUMOROUS SKITS accompany the pep session assemblies given by cheerleaders, students, and faculty to honor the sports participants. On occasions the students and teachers represent the team players in enjoyable, delightful pre¬ sentations. 16 And Direct Assembly Programs UNDER THE DIRECTION of Ellis Hays, speech coach, and his assistant Larry Ruff, the speech department presented an interesting and enjoyable assembly. Included in the pro¬ gram were Mike Boa-dman with a humorous interpretation. Aurelia Cincauskas with her dramatic reading, and Diane Wieland with a moving musical solo. THE CALATI DANCERS. Bob and Carlyn Calati, performed folk dances from foreign countries throughout the world for the Morton student body in an assembly on March 10. Will-Be’s Triumphant In Game THE CROWD OF SENIORS anxiously looks at a Has-Been player as he sets at the free throw line. The cheers are led by Marilyn Swalick, one of the senior cheerleaders. The gym was filling to its capacity as the Gpvernors took their places in the bleachers. The Will-Be’s secured the first basket as the game began. For the first time in the history of Morton the seniors were the underdogs. This was due to the fact that practically all the seniors had been eliminated from the team early in the season. The annual Has-Been—Will-Be game held much excitment for the faculty as well as for the students. The seniors or Has-Beens put on a surprising fight as the varsity team, coached by Coach DePeugh, fought to keep the score ahead. The participants played hard and fair as the minutes wore on. The final seconds of the game showed the teams to have terrific stamina, especially the Has-Beens, considering their lack of practice and experience. The game ended with the Will-Be’s ahead by a few points. THE BOYS JUMP HICH as the referee, Mr. Concialdi, throws the basket¬ ball into play. The team members look on with concern for the outcome of this play in the annual Has-Been, Will-Be Came. AT THE HALF the underclassmen presented a skit involving the representation of the players on both teams. Flo Klem and Jody Eichelb r- ger scream with joy as a Has-Been, represented by Bridget Cernevski, limps on the floor to play for the Has-Been team. Morton Adopts Korean Orphan Having seen an article about the adoption of an orphan under the Fester Parents’ Plan, Roy B. Moore- head, social studies teacher, read the article to his economics classes. The following day a group of his students came to him with the idea of adopting an orphan for the school. Under the direction of Mr. Moorehead, enough money was collected from the student body and the sum was sent, to the organi¬ zation. Soon a complete history of Kim Chung Yung, Korean orphan, along with a recent picture, arrived. Kim Chung Yung is now living in a Korean orphan¬ age along with his younger brother. His father left the family when Kim was very young. His mother died shortly after this. Kim reached his fifth birth¬ day on February 15. The feeling of brotherhood lives in the actions of the students and faculty at Morton as they do their part in this gratifying undertaking. KIM CHUN YUNC, South Korean orphan, has been adopted by the Morton students under the auspices of the senior class. Roy B. Moorehead, social studies teach¬ er, has directed the class on its project. THE SENIOR DIRECTORS of the orphan pro¬ gram, Duane Hicks, Karen Clark, and Sharon Brown, proudly show the picture of the new¬ ly adopted orphan, Kim Chun Yung. 19 Seniors Have Eventful Year, DURING SENIOR WEEK faculty and under¬ classmen meet seniors who are dressed for various occasions. Sandra Torok portrays the day for shades or sunglasses; Duane Hicks depicts bermuda day; Diane Wieland recalls the memories of kindergarten; Camille Viland portrays the well-dressed senior. THE SENIOR ASSEMBLY was centered around the awards pre¬ sented to the graduating seniors. The seniors chosen as most valuable players in sports were Dennis Brant, wrestling; Dick Weiss, football; and lohn Bailor, cross-country. Face Future With Strong Hope THE “CLASS OF ’61 observes senior cord day by wearing the chosen colors of charcoal and baby blue. Rosanne Smith looks on as Steve Beison signs Natalie Holley’s skirt. Through the entire four years of struggle and extensive study put forth by this year’s graduating seniors, they have felt assured that graduation would be a happy occasion. Now when the time has arrived, the “old pros " are worried about having to face the future. All of the memories of four years begin to mean more to the graduates than just good and bad times. These anxious thoughts make the seniors rea¬ lize that the work of these four years must serve as a basis for each of their futures. The social season for the seniors included the Senior Banquet, planned by the Senior Executive Board; the Senior Play, Our Town, which recalled memories of the Junior year American Literature class; and the Prom, with its unforgettable memory of the last social event of the seniors’ high school days. The memories of these events will help to ease the pain of leaving the security, guidance, and excitement of high school life. The future now be¬ longs to the graduates—to shape as they may. LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE, the seniors are con¬ fident with the hope of tomorrow inspiring them. Janice Bright and Jim Burdeau face the unknown with their love of school, country, and God. Classes For All Offered at MHS The elements that make up an educa¬ tion come from many sources. Knowledge is found not only in books but comes from practical experience in the classroom. Morton plays an important part in making this education available to everyone at MHS. Classes are designed for the education of the individual. The special talents, abilities, and needs of each student are recognized and these qualities are given special attention through skillful counsel¬ ling and careful planning. Preparing young minds to meet the de¬ mands of the future is one of the challen¬ ges encountered in the classroom today. The well-planned curriculum includes the subjects necessary for a good educational background, as well as elective courses to complete the high-school education. Students may take subjects that appeal to them while receiving a well-balanced education. As Morton has grown, the cur¬ riculum has been adjusted and expanded so that it continues to offer a complete course of study for all MHS students. — Opportunities Arise Each Day STUDENTS who have first and seventh hours home study are allowed to use the facilities of the Student Center for chatting, eating candy, listening to records, or finishing homework. The less fortunate students sleepily trod on to appear in class at eight-thirty in the morning. Their only hope appears in the after¬ noon when the anticipated lunch hours roll around. Eight o’clock in the morning finds Morton students walking or riding to school in cars or buses. At 8:15 the building starts buzzing with activity as students rush to the bookstore to buy last minute items, to the library to return overdue books, and to the office to have excuses signed before starting to first hour class. DUE TO OVERCROWDING in the study halls, some students are assigned to an honor study hall. This study hall is not monitored by a teacher, and the students, themselves, have the responsibility of maintaining order. THE LIBRARY is at the service of students wishing to use books for pleasure reading, reports, or references. Stanley Elgas, librarian, checks out a book for Glenn Sargent, as Natalie Holley and Jim Hiduke await their turns. Math Aids Thinking, Reasoning Future America needs mathematicians; therefore, our school tries to offer as much math as it possibly can. Morton’s math cours¬ es include algebra, plane geometry, advanced algebra, senior math, commercial math, and general math. Senior Math is the name given to a new course for seniors. It includes solid geometry, trigonometry, analytic geometry, and calculus. Algebra is a prerequisite for advanced algebra. Both courses of geometry work with figures either in a single plane or numerous planes. General math and commercial math are taken by students who are on the general course. Therefore, Morton offers various math cours¬ es to serve the needs of all the students. THE CONSTRUCTION of a perpendicular line in a triangle, as done by Dave Teegarden, is a necessary step in certain trigonometric problems, fjoann Teegarden, Miss Marjorie Groves, and Ed Norris are observing Dave as he explains his strategy in the solution of the probl em. THIS ALCEBRA PROBLEM seems to have stumped John McCreary but apparently not Willy Ruff by the smile on his face. Mrs. Lena Bonebrake checks Willy’s work and approves. HOME-MADE LANTERN SLIDES make geometry easy and fun. Mrs. Nancy Squibb shows ferry Smith, Gloria Osmon, and John Spray the various auxiliary lines neeaed in the proof of a Geometry theorem. Mastery Comes With Study A NEW ORGANIZATION appeared in the second semester—a Literature club. Altr.ough extracurricular, the Club has an aca¬ demic standing. Sponsored by Mrs. Norma Kelly, the students read and discuss Russian novels. Fred Schroeder, Dana Stewart, Earl Creekmore, Pat Sherman, and Ray Price give a panel on the novel CRIME AND PUNliriMENT by Dostcyevski. Appreciation of English comes only with our full understanding of the language. Through the years of high school English, stu¬ dents come in contact with the age-old spell¬ ing demons, Silas Marner, Julius Caesar, Ham¬ let, sentence diagrams, and various American and English poets and novelists. Grammar and vocabulary are stressed in every course of English. Three and one half years of English are re¬ quired for graduation, but there is an elec¬ tive, English Literature, offered to those who are interested in a history of literature other than American Literature. Seniors alone can take this informative course. A PANEL on the Electoral College is presented n Speech V by Judy Bogan, Tom Oberle, Frank Yates, and Jill Harris. Impromptu speeches, dialogues, and prepared speeches are only a few of the many activities taught by Mr. Ellis Hays. COMPOSITION VII develops content and mechani¬ cal accuracy in the writing of the students. Mrs. Harriette Moylan instructs the students in the vari¬ ous phases of this English subject. Spelling and book reports are included in the course. Of Our Complex Language Speech is also offered to increase one’s ability to speak before a group of people. Numerous speech¬ es, panel discussions, and assemblies are given by speech students. Students with ability in writing who wish to fur¬ ther their English skills may take journalism in which they develop clear, concise, and accurate writing techniques. English is one of the most important courses in high school because of the training it gives us for daily communication with each other. To understand it and to master it is a great achievement of which to be very proud and happy. JIM PALMER RECEIVES review sheets on Hamlet from Mrs. Norma Kelly in an English Literature VII class. Poetry, essays, plays, and novels are all included in the course of study of this elective subject for high school seniors. JOURNALISM I CLASS prepares future TOP HAT and MORTON ITE members by providing experience in news writing. Under the guidance of Mrs. Helen Stock the students learn to write headlines and copy, to interpret material as to whether or not it is propaganda, and to evaluate various newspapers. Here Mrs. Stock super¬ vises as these students are writing feature stories. AS MISS VIRCINIA DAVIS looks on, Beryl Fry gives an oral presentation before an English III class. This course instructs students in appreciation of literature, compre¬ hensive writing, and grammar techniques. Foreign Languages Acquaint QUE ES ? According to Tom it is an Aztec Indian mask which he acquired on a trip to Mexico last summer. Judy Mestrovich, Al Brosman, Tom Phares, Mrs. Tsatsos, and Sue Dorman all seem to be very interested in this curious object. THIS MAP seems to be the center of attraction for Bridget Cernevski, Lucian Heacox, and Frances Pecelin. Mr. Ogilvie helps these German III students to find the location of various German cities. 28 “NOW LISTEN CAREFULLY!” Judy Howard says to Dick Weiss as she speaks to him in French, but he still can’t understand. French teacher Mrs. Janet Sachs encourages Dick in his efforts. Two new languages, French and Russian, were offered at Morton this year. Both were open to all students wishing to further their knowledge and education in foreign languages. Russian was offered as a solid, and the students so desiring could obtain high school credit for this course by meeting certain stan¬ dards. This class met after school and during evenings. Reports, conversations, and translations were on the course of study for French classes. First-year fundamentals and rules were studied and learned by the students. Latin, Spanish, and German are still popular among the students taking an academic course. Latin pupils learn of the Roman Empire and julius Caesar. In Spanish, fundamentals of this language are taught. Learning to speak German properly is one of the main objectives in German class. Thus high school students are well- informed of many different languages and ways of life in various countries. Students With Countries UNDERSTANDING FRENCH CULTURE and French his¬ tory is as important as learning the language. Furthering their knowledge, these students give various reports on French art, religion, war, fine arts, and history. With a background of France it is easier to understand this complex language. Here Sue Reynolds gives her re¬ ports as Mrs. Janet Sachs looks on. “PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT, " so they say. Striving to perfect their language skills, Cerman students use the tape recorder to hear their own pronunciation of words and also their own mistakes. Joel Mixon and Bruce Byrne look on as Jim Hopp speaks first into the micro¬ phone. Mr. Ogilvie watches with approval. Morton High Students Explore REMOVING IMPURITIES FROM WATER by distillation are Diane Tomlinson, Jay Heming¬ way, Mary Cay Matovina, Mrs. Mary Petterson, and Len Bissa. Various experiments and demon¬ strations are done in the chemistry classes. This is a class in which anything can and does happen when the students begin working on their experiments and projects. Science is rapidly becoming one of the most important courses in all senior high schools. At Morton the different science courses include biology, physics, chemistry, health and safety, and zoology. Zoology was offered for the first time last fall. Chemistry, the study of chemicals and elements, is an interesting subject to all students curious about the composition of .substances. Physics is offered to juniors and seniors with certain mathematical requirements. The course is a study of mechanics, light, sound, and radioactivity. Biology is the study of all phases of life. It is usually taken by sophomores as their required year of science. Health and Safety is a semester course required of all high school students. It is a brief course in the study of the body organs, and it aids in under¬ standing the care needed by the human body. Zoology is a supplementary to biology. It is a science which emphasizes the animal kingdom. All those interested can find some course to further their scientific knowledge. THAT THE MOMENTUM of a steel ball is the same as that of a balsam ball is proved in a demonstration by Bill Witwer, Mr. Bill Came, Ken Kessler, and Ed Norris. Heat, Machines, and force vectors are studied in the Physics course. The Mysteries of the Sciences CIVINC A DEMONSTRATION of the parts of flowers to his biology class is Mr. Julian Rasmussen. Susan Knaver, Rosalee Kuhn, and Carol Polochak look on with interest as they disect their own flowers. The rest of the class watch closely to make sure they are performing the disecting properly. WITH THE AID of Hector, the well-known mannequin of the science department, Mr. Spitzer’s Health and Safety class identifies various parts of the head. Marie Melton and Jim Stahura raise their hands to answer. Future Home Managers Trained In Morton’s home art classes, such as cooking, clothing, and home management, students learn the essentials of copying with household problems. Courses begin with ele¬ mentary procedures and progress into more advanced phases of each specific art. Sewing courses are offered to girls of all grade levels. The girls learn the basic funda¬ mentals of this useful art and apply them to more complicated articles of clothing. Budgeting and furniture arranging are only two of the many points of study in home management courses. Cooking is not restricted to girls alone. Boys, too, dabble in the preparation of food. Many students take these courses as elec¬ tives to reap their benefits for future life. EXAMINING THE EMBROIDERY on this dish towel are Diane Thomas, DeLois Droke and Nancy Wiggins. Home manage¬ ment instructs the girls in various home activities which in¬ clude making and following a budget, selecting and arrang¬ ing furniture, and managing the family security and welfare; BOYS’ FOODS consists not only of cooking, but also of discussions and instructions in dating, home managing, and raising a family. “Two cooks are better than one. " This is proved as Jim Ochiltree and Ron Paswinski place these biscuits in the oven. LAYINC OUT A PATTERN is one of the basic steps in creating a fashion. Mrs. Stier gives advice to Gwen Diehl, Pat Doolin, and Pam Drahos before Pam begins to work with her material. Practical Arts Are Utilized MINOR HOME ACCIDENTS can be treated by girls experienced in first aid. Andrea Mancos, Kathy Horvat, Pat Relinski, and Sandy Buckner dem¬ onstrate the technique of weighing a baby and recording his weight. Home nursing and mechanical drawing are the Practical Arts courses offered at Morton High School. Mechanical drawing helps prepare boys for work in an industrial area. Scale drawings, lettering, and solving engineer problems are a few of the skills taught in this class. Home nursing concentrates on first aid for minor home accidents and every day occurrences. This course gives the girls practice in caring for the sick and the injured. Girls learn basic fundamentals of how to care for the sick and also how to keep calm and what steps to take in an emergency. VALUABLE TECHNIQUES are taught and learned in mechanical drawing. Solving this complicated engineering problem are Dick Brooke, Richard Kozdras, and Mr. Frank Concialdi. 33 Students Practice Useful Arts Morton provides a liberal business course for the students who are planning to work after graduation or to further their education. Ceneral business, business law, bookkeeping, salesmanship, typing, shorthand, and clerical practice are the courses that are offered. Ceneral business offers the students a com¬ plete explanation of further business courses. Business law defines the rights and obligations of all citizens in civic and business efforts. Bookkeeping explores vocational aptitudes for commercial occupations. Salesmanship is a course given to enable the students to do a better job of presenting themselves and their ideas. Personal typing is offered for those students not taking shorthand, while office typing is given to those who plan to use their skills in an office. The shorthand courses are aimed to develop the ability to take dictation at an advance rate of speed. Clerical practice is limited to those majoring in business. THE ABILITY TO SELL PRODUCTS in the business world is studied and practiced in Mrs. Soderberg’s salesmanship classes. Jim Pressnell puts his knowledge to use as he demonstrates this tape recorder to Cary Puette, who will be one of the consumers of tomorrow. CLERICAL PRACTICE gives students experience with various business machines. The ability to oper¬ ate these machines will be beneficial to future sec¬ retaries or for personal use. Judy Cotterell is pre¬ occupied with the long list of numbers she is total¬ ing on the adding machine in the clerical practice room, one phase of the course. FUTURE SECRETARIES learn their trade in the stenography class. One hour a day is spent working in the shorthand room, and another hour is spent practic¬ ing in the typing room. Employing the many different functions of a stenography class, which includes dictation and transcription, are Pam Gaughan, Carol Karna- fel, Lois Casey, Nancy Woerner, and Sherry Pelhank. 34 Fine Arts Develop Talent Learning from books isn’t the only type of education needed to develop a balanced high school career. One of the essential parts re¬ quired in balancing the education is artistic training. Experience is gained through various art classes, which are taught in the frame building. Girls’ chorus and boys’ chorus teach the students the fundamentals of singing and helps to develop their voices. Two semesters of chorus are required of those who show an interest in becoming choir members. The choir and the choruses present assemblies, concerts, and also sing for commencements. Students use their musical abilities by serv¬ ing and entertaining the school in assemblies, concerts, and at basketball and football games. Although there is a separate language de¬ partment, language may also be included in fine arts. Russian, the newest language at Morton, is an after-school class open to all high school students. These classes teach artistic abilities and appreciation of the different types of arts. • ' CASPODENE” RUSNAK IS CREETED by Judy Howard, Mary Kay Thegze, and Aurelia Cincauskas as they arrive at an after school Russian class. Mr. Andrew Rusnak shows the class pictures of Russian folk dances. MORTON HIGH’S QUARTET MEMBERS, Kay Hemingway. Diane Wieland, Ted Hupp, and H A Gentry performed for the neighbor¬ ing businessmen on the annual B.I.E. Day. They practiced their numbers during fourth hour when the choir met. EXPRESSING ONE’S IDEA is accomplished through art and draw¬ ing. Marie Melton, Sally Clark, and Sharon Klaubo, under the supervision of Mr. Anthony Waring, are experimenting with mano- printing, a process of reproducing one picture from a single print. Social Studies Bring Culture THESE CEOCRAPHY STUDENTS, Kathi Nemeth, Frances Ecklund, and Danny Johns¬ ton, are concentrating on one of the troubled spots of the world as Mr. Robert Newkirk points to Laos, a small country in Asia Minor. Social study courses are required of the high school students. Geography, a freshman course, gives a complete description of all the coun¬ tries, their people, and their ways of life. In the sophomore year World History gives students a background in all phases of historical significance. United States History introduces the juniors to their American heritage. Government and Economics prepare the seniors for their lives in the world of today and tomorrow. The purpose of United States and World Affairs is to broaden the students’ knowledge of current world and United States events. With this complete outlook of the present, past, and future happenings, the students are able to understand the world and its people. ADVICE AND COUNSEL are being given by Mr. Keith McClellan to John May for a term paper in world history. Mr. McClellan also con¬ fers with all students concerning their six weeks’ book reports. MOCK CONCRESSES were held in Mr. Hays’s Government classes. The students were formed into a senate, and all students participated. Allen Zwinklis was elected to the vice presidency, therefore holding the office of President of the Senate. Joe Harrison, Judy Villadsen, Bruce Siecker, and Bob Golec were executive officers. Bills were proposed; laws passed. Calling for a division of the house, Joe Har¬ rison and Sharon Murchek rise to be recognized. Weary Governors Tread Home When 3:40 P M. arrives the students dash through the halls collecting books, making plans for the evening, and trying to get a ride home. The halls empty fast, and soon all that can be viewed are dim, deserted halls. Some students go home to eat, study, or watch television; others go to favorite meeting places where they can talk with their friends. “HURRAH! It’s 3:40 at last!” shouts Paul Stivers as he rushes out of his seventh hour class. This is not an unusual scene when the last bell brings an end to a busy and active school day. Morton Offers Variety of Clubs The satisfaction of service, participating in worthwhile projects, experience in hu¬ man relations, and a chance to meet new friends are but a few of the rewards gain¬ ed by taking part in Morton’s many clubs and organizations. Morton’s tradition of giving service to the community and developing the talents of the individual is carried out through these various organizations. Activities provide creative outlets for students’ abilities and leadership quali¬ ties. Both the students and the school gain when the Governors achieve recognition and honors through club work. Academic clubs help students to further their interests and knowledge in the scholastic field. Service club projects are important in teaching responsibilty and concern for the welfare of others. Participating in student government and school publications and assisting teachers are other ways students can do their part for the school. Forming friendships, accepting responsi¬ bility, and serving the school are exper¬ iences gained through Morton’s clubs. Yearbook Staff Members Plan, EXECUTIVES DISCUSSING PLANS for the 1961 TOP HAT are—Editor-in-Chief Allen Zwinklis, Photo Advisor Julian Rasmussen, Sponsor Mrs. Helen Stock, Assistant Editor Rosanne Smith, and Photo Editor Leonard Bissa. Deadlines to be met, advertising to be sold, and copy to be written were only a few duties done capably by the staff of the 1961 TOP HAT. Students worked many hours each day to produce an annual of which their classmates could be proud. Under the supervision of Joe Harrison and Diane Kominiak, over $2,400 worth of advertising was sold, while homeroom representatives sold over 600 annuals to their fellow students. During the year, trips sponsored by the TOP HAT were taken by many staff members. Rosanne Smith, Leonard Bissa and Allen Zwinklis attended a two-week summer course in Journalism at Indiana University. In the fall Rosanne and Allen along with Mrs. Stock flew to New York for a journalism con¬ ference at Columbia University to receive an award for the 1960 TOP HAT. There was also a journalism conference held at Franklin College. TOP HAT EDITORIAL STAFF members write, ronatsy, Sue Walsh, Linda Austin; CENTER ROW: type, and cut as they work diligently to finish Diane Wieland, Sandy Torok; FRONT ROW: the 1961 annual—BACK ROW: Aram Da- Jim Burdeau, Sandy Chasteler, Diana Meeker. 40 Prepare, Present 1961 Top Hat BY SELLING ADVERTISING to local patrons, these students supplemented the cost of the TOP HAT: FRONT ROW: S. Chasteler, D. Milne; SECOND ROW: N. Hoffman, V. Cetzlaff, D. Wieland, F. Torok, C. Diehl, S. Ferguson, S. Stone, L. Hedwall, S. Dorman; BACK ROW: J. Burdeau, M. Mestrovich, K. Miller, M. McNeil. IN CHARCE OF SELLING advertising and balancing the books were business staff members D. Kominiak, S. Dorman, J. Harrison, and V. Rakos. SELLING TOP HATS to their homeroom was the principal task of these students: BOTTOM ROW: K. Becky, J. Smith, C. Smith, R. Rosinski, J. Farster, N. McConnell; SECOND ROW: S. Dorman, S. Buckmaster, V. Rakos, S. Mertens, S. Ferguson, P. Pisowicz, D. Kingsbury, D. Kominiak, M. Dukes; THIRD ROW: S. Chasteler, C. Ventrella, J. Williams, P. Hill, M. Johnson, E. Pittman, V. Cetzlaff, D. Tomich, J. Wilson, H. Casper; FOURTH ROW: E. Rosenau, D. Lloyd, R. Stanis, J. Hopp, L. gissa. Small Staff Serves School TEAMWORK was the key as staff members worked to make the MORTONITE a success—STANDING: Sports Editor Dave Byrne, Assistant Editor Linda Austin, Spon¬ sor Mrs. Helen Stock, Copy Editor Dianne Kingsbury, Page Editor Alan Smulevitz, Feature Editor Helen Shoe¬ maker; SITTING: Editor-in-Chief Gary Werskey. (News Editor Linda Nolan was absent when picture was taken.) Thus, a staff of seven produced the paper. BUSINESS STAFF members checking to see if enough advertising space has been sold to pay for a certain issue are—Del Shipley, Kim Miller, Tim Reid, Mark McNeil, Sandy Kessler, Ray Price. This year a limited number of students worked together to produce the semi-monthly newspaper publication, the MORTONITE. Staff members worked daily writing, re-writ¬ ing, and checking copy to meet their dead¬ lines. A well-organized business staff sold ads to local patrons and to clubs sponsoring var¬ ious activities throughout the year. The MORTONITE gained distinction by being leaders in a drive over all of Hammond for the financing of an air-raid warning sys¬ tem by the city. MORTONITE editorials on the subject created such an impression that a local newspaper ran a series of articles re¬ lating to the system. Present staff members campaigned, wore MORTONITES to school, and ran editorials in hope that a well-balanced staff would be prepared to take over the paper next year. 42 Students Maintain Law, Order Monitors assumed the major role in maintaining law and order in the corridors before, during, and after school. Each hour of the school day eight monitors, under the leadership of a lieutenant, checked lockers, issued court no¬ tices, and inspected passes of students in the halls. This year white buttons with the word “monitor” printed on them were issued to all monitors. SECRETARY OF SAFETY George Ber- beco explains to his lieutenant monitors the correct procedures of directing their monitors—TOP ROW: R. Gardner, D. Hicks, J. Thieling; SECOND ROW: J. Howard, C. Viland, D. Thomas, S. Fer¬ guson; BOTTOM ROW: D. Kominiak. PATROLLINC CORRIDORS, checking lockers and main¬ taining complete order are the duties of these monitors —BOTTOM ROW: G. Chandos, J. Svabik, M. Offut, J. Pocius, j. Kors; SECOND ROW: S. Buckner, C. Thomas, D. Stev art, P. Relinski, F. Pecelin, J. Wilson, V. Cetz- laff, D. Milne, T. Rogowski, M. Moorehead, J. Kirts, S, Dorman; THIRD ROW: D. Westerlund, L. Nolan, L. Blair, M. Ceglian, ). Wilson, C. Bittner, J. Detterline, J. Guy, S, Svenningsen, L. Bell, J. Sako, S. Pop, C. Ven- trella; FOURTH ROW: S. Lund, J. Kirts, S. Connors, j. Balog, L. Petroff, M. Mestrovich, B. Russell, F. Fabris, D. Wiese, A. Brosman, T. Kolish, S. Farley, J. Cotterell. 43 Top-Rated Band Participates THESE STUDENT MUSICIANS played for auditorium pep sessions and for home basketball and football games. 1961 BAND MEMBERS—FIRST ROW: M. Melton, C. Fleischer, J. Sheridan, J. Kiger, P. Parkovich, S. Casey, P. Lewin, K. Pit- •zele, J. Wright, C. Osman, P. Stivers; SECOND ROW: S. Zaher, L. White, T. Takacs, C. Schlesinger, P. Baldea, S. Datvay, j. By accompanying the cheers of the crowd, this pep band helped arouse enthusiasm in all the students. Cuy, B. Lubarski, S. Callimore, N. Canady, M. Frank, P. Hatfield, F. Schroeder, B. Byrne, R. Tyler, B. Seaman, E. Baker; THIRD ROW: J. Potis, C. Bothwell, D. Chappey, j. Vargo, V. Awe, S. Waring, B. Anderson, E. Creekmore, S. Lewin, J. Vaperzan In Concerts, Parades, Shows High ranked in the state, the Morton band represented the school many times and in many ways. Even before school started the band was marching down Michigan Avenue in Chicago for the International Lions Club Parade. They also played at Riverview during the annual Mardi Gras. When school begins, the musical notes may be heard through¬ out the school. During seventh hour the marching band practices for their half time performances at the football games. They also played at several of the school assemblies, including the Inaugu¬ ration and the State of the Association address. The officers of the band this year are Drum Manager john Mc- Aleer, Assistant Drum Manager Eddie Baker, and Concert Mistress Marie Melton. Mr. john Melton and Miss Glenda Benjamin are the directors of the Morton High School band. L. Bowlby, B. Quinn, J. Cook, J. Cyganowicz, W. Pelhank, E. Arnold, D. Campbell, D. Weeden, B. Daniels, J. Sikich, E. Misner, R. Rollins, S. Chappey, J. MacAieer,; BACK ROW: C. Fleischer, . Weber, D. Johnson, C. Olson, W. Rosenburg, C. Dziadon, D. Furuness, J. Cook, J. Bline, D. Elswick, J. Skelton, F. Yates, D. Matusiak, S. Evacko, A. Witte, J. Schmidt, Directors Mr. J. Mel¬ ton and Miss C. Benjamin, V. Aronold, P. Manson, K. Mallette, S. Davis. C. Barnett. Concerts and Music Assemblies Music is expressed in many forms. At Morton High School many students have discovered music to be both fun and interesting as well as educational. Through the boys’ and girls’ choruses, the band, the orchestra, and the choir, students are able to dis¬ play and express their musical talents. Choir has attracted many fine singers into its ranks. A prerequisite to this interesting class is the newly instituted choruses. After two semesters in the chorus the vocalist is transferred to the choir where advanced music is studied and sung. The choir, together with the chorus and the orches¬ tra, presented two concerts this year. At Thanksgiv¬ ing, Christmas, and Easter the choir, under the direc¬ tion of Miss Miller, sa ng at assemblies, bring the holi¬ day spirit to the student body. Under the direction of Mr. Gregory, the orchestra blended its music to present two concerts. The talent of the orchestra members was displayed by playing music both humorous and sublime. IN FORMALS AND DRESS SUITS these talented students of the field, Sharon Cutler, Nancy Hoffman; SECOND ROW: Judy Evans, Morton orchestra participated in concerts presented this year— Ted Smith, Bruce Byrne, Marie Melton, Gail Schlesinger, Alice FIRST ROW: Dana Stewart, Bill Banas, Sharon Friend, Perry Hat- Crary, Byron Gregory; THIRD ROW: Alice Reichardt, Sandra Presented By Talented Artists CHOIR MEMBERS —BOTTOM ROW: J. White, K. Hemingway, M. Roach, S. Mertens, J. Salka, J. Fredel, V. Getzlaff,, C. Ware B. Miller; SECOND ROW: C. Barnes, H. Shoemaker, C. Laud, S. Svenningsen, P. Smock, S. Thomas, L. Thorley, Director Miss S. Tuttle, C. Hamnik, L. Crilley, R. Williams, N. Bocken, H. Stuckey, George Girman, Lora Bowlby, Carol Fleischer, Alita Chap¬ man Laura Mueller; FOURTH ROW. Frances Ecklund, Michael Todd, John Vaprezsan, Stuart Lewin, Nancy Canady, Barbara Klinger, J. Cole; THIRD ROW: N. Holley, S. Krohmann, A. Pumnea, B. Byrne, K. Knight, J. Harrison, J. Campbell, L. Sutton, S. Paquin, R. Luddy, S. Torok, D. Wieland; FOURTH ROW: J. Burdeau, R. Muffett, L. Barnett, T. Hupp, H A Gentry, D. Byrne, F. Yates, T. Beilby, R. Mace, S. Beison, J. Bailor, J. Fields. Seaman, Gloria Osman; BACK ROW: Director Mr. Louis Gregory, Diane Weedon, Don Elswick, James Skelton, David Matusiak, Stephen Evacko, Robert Jamison, Jim Hlavaty. Association Through the guidance of David Teegarden, President of the 1961 Morton Association, the student body became better acquainted with the ideas and organizations of the student government. Mimeographed copies of work done at all meetings of the Association were sent to each homeroom to be posted on the bulletin board. First hour each morning the President and his Cabinet met in the Student Center to discuss solutions to various problems confront¬ ing the school and the students. The cabinet, too, is an important part in the student government. Under Richard Pollard, Sec. of Student Center, the Center continued to be a popular meeting place for students on their lunch hours and free periods. Balancing the books and keeping the Association out of debt was the tedious job of Mabel Carrico, Sec. of the Treasury. Sec. of Assemblies joan Sherby scheduled varied and interesting assemblies each Friday morning which were presented to the student body. Cars driven to school had to be registered with Sec. of Safety George Berbeco. Clubs sponsoring social functions cleared the time and place with Sec. of Social Affairs Alice Takas. Under Chief Justice Steve Beison the Student Court enforced the laws of the school. 1961 CABINET MEMBERS who aided the president were—SITTING: Sec. of Treas¬ ury Mabel Carrico, Sec. of Assemblies Joan Sherby, Sec. of Social Affairs Alice Takas; STANDING: Sec. of Student Center Rich Pollard, Sec. of Safety George Berbeco, Chief Justice Steve Beison. Leads, Governs, Supervises Six deputies were added to the student court system of Morton High School this year to help enforce the penalties given by the four judges—one from each class. The penalties consist of doing odd jobs around the school. These might be pick¬ ing up papers in the halls and on the grounds, washing windows, raking leaves or dusting banisters. The Court this year, under Chief Justice Steve Beison, served the school well. THROUGH THESE MEMBERS the student court functioned properly—BOT¬ TOM ROW: W. Ruff, J. Palmer, Chief justice S. Beison, D. Sharpe, B. Doughty; SECOND ROW: E. Norris, B. Colec, S. Forsberg, R. Shanta, J. Waugauman; THIRD ROW: L. Barno, C. Rivich, J. Chrisney, D. Brant. Larry Overman, David Byrne, Jack Overman, Bruce Byrne, Phil Schrei- ber, Dana Stewart, Bill Banas, Terry Collins. The Student Association is one of the most important organizations at Morton since it deals with so many school functions and in¬ volves a great number of students.The Con¬ gress, consisting of house members from each homeroom and senators from each class, plans, proposes, and passes many laws govern¬ ing the students. Through their representa¬ tives, students not in the Association are able to voice their opinions and present ideas which may benefit the school. 1961 MEMBERS of the Morton House of Representatives are—BOTTOM ROW: ). Sheridan, B. Hunziker, C. Williams, B. Mitchell, B. Topp, R. Reba, P. Lewin; SECOND ROW: F. Klem, J. Shaw, C. Eichelberger, B. Cernevski, S. Connors, P. Evans, N. Holley; THIRD ROW: L. Heacox, C. Dietrich, P. Hanson, B. Greg¬ ory, K. Miller, P. Stivers, C. Cholson; FOURTH ROW: M. Thegze, M. Schweig- hardt, J. Howard, I. Smith, C. Kackley, B. Doughty, C. Winsberg; BACK ROW: J. Alexander, H. Shoemaker, E. Bline, T. Rogowski. Debaters Are State Champions VARSITY DEBATERS ADMIRE the trophies brought home to Morton from de¬ bate tournaments—Sponsor E. Hays, Carolyn Reichardt, Byron Gregory, Sue Walsh, Gary Werskey, Allen Zwinklis, Paul Stivers, Stuart Lewin. Forensics played a great part in in¬ creasing Morton’s “sphere of influ¬ ence” this year. Not only did MHS debaters defeat the team from Ever¬ green Park on the television program “Rebuttal,” but they also won first in the state at the National Forensic League Contest at Lafayette and will represent Indiana at the University of Pittsburg this summer for the national finals. The aim of the Forensic Club is to present opportunities for students to participate in speech activities, to de¬ velop a greater degree of skill in oral communications and to promote par¬ ticipation in various speech contests. Under the guidance of Ellis Hays, coach, members were able to develop the talents they possess to further their public speaking ability. and these students worked hard to gain NFL points to become eligible for membership)—-BOTTOM ROW: Sponsor E. Hays, R. Smith, V. Getzlaff, P. Stivers, Sponsors Mrs. M. Levine, L. Ruff; D. Bell, S. Walsh, P. Smock, L. Nolan, ). Harrison; THIRD ROW: G. Werskey, B. Gregory, A. Zwinklis, E. Baker, C. Carter, J. Goudge, M. Walsh, T. Reid, V. Rakos, K. Thompson. 50 Speech Activities Gain Prestige FORENSIC CLUB MEMBERS in speech activities are— FRONT ROW: Sponsor E. Hays, Pres. Cary Werskey, Vice Pres. Stuart Lewin, Sec. Joe Harrison, Treas. Paul Stivers, Sponsors Mrs. M. Levine, L. Ruff; SECOND ROW: B. Pruitt, C. Reichardt, A. Gincauskas, E. Gardner, S. Wach, B. Fry, C. Szarkowicz, D. Bell, V. Getzlaff, R. Smith; THIRD ROW: M. Boardman, A. Zwinklis, E. Baker, J. Wright, M. Walsh, A. Smulevitz, T. Reid, K. Thompson; FOURTH ROW: G. Barnett, B. Cregory, C. Carter, D. Furuness, J. Goudge, K. Miller, K. Smith. SPEAKINC AT THE PURDUE Deba¬ ters’ Conference gave these students an interesting experience—J. Harri¬ son, P. Stivers, B. Gregory, D. Bell, S. Lewin, L. Barnett, C. Reichardt, R. Smith, G. Werskey, M. Walsh, A. Zwinklis, Sponsor Mr. Hays. 51 Students Specialize in Science Phy-Chem Club Phy-Chem Club attempts to acquaint its members with both the interesting as well as the educational sides of physics and chemistry. Each year an assembly on science is held showing the different and unusual experiments perform¬ ed in the laboratory. Phy-Chem also sponsors the Science Fair in which students interested in physics, chemistry and biology enter their own project, in hope of winning and going on to regional, state, and the na¬ tional level of competition. PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY create a Mary Cay Matovina, M. Pilot, Sponsor challenge to these Phy-Chem Club mem- Mrs. M. Petterson; SECOND ROW: B. bers who experiment with projects— Hohalek, C. Lenzo, C. Karnafel, D. Mee- BOTTOM ROW: Sponsor Mr. W. Came, ker; THIRD ROW: D. Oberle, J. Mixon, Vice Pres. Leonard Bissa, Sec.-Treas. T. Hoffman. B. Siecker, Vice Pres. B. Golec, Treas. - J. Cook, Senior Advisors J. Hopp, L. Aus¬ tin; SECOND ROW: ). Williams, ). Cole, D. Kingsbury, G. Stricklin, B. Topp, C. Mitchell, P. Phelps, Sponsors Mr. G. Spit- . zer, Mr. j. Rasmussen; THIRD ROW: M. Mayden, S. Vargo, L. Sutton, D. Biro, R. Weber, B. Byrne, C. Peplea; TOP ROW: E. Utus, D. Lambert, D. Wiese, ). Cyganowjcz, R. Hawkins, ). Stahura, K. Marcinkovich, C. Bothwell, and R. Price. Biology Club Promoting interest n the natu¬ ral science of biology and en¬ couraging students to enter into the scientific fields are the main goals of the Biology Club. Each year students of the club enter into the Science Fair, hoping to win city, regional and state awards. With each unusual project it undertakes, the club becomes better known. Besides the unu¬ sual dances which they claim that “no one even dares to copy,” they have an annual skating party and several field trips to local museums and parks. 52 Students Work With Films TAKINC PICTURES for various publi cations is a big responsibility handled by these Photo Club members—BOTTOM ROW: Sponsor Mr. J. Rasmussen, Pres. L. Bissa, Vice Pres. C. Smundin, Sec. L. Austin, Treas. J. Sciotto; SECOND ROW: P. Jack- son, A. Hoepner, B. Schlesinger, P. Phelps, C. Mitchell, R. Hicks; THIRD ROW: E. Utush, J. McAleer, B. Cyurko, T. Evacko, E. Creekmore; FOURTH ROW: D. Elswick, R. Hawkins, S. Evacko, B. Evacko, N. Mac- Burney. Photo Club Besides taking pictures for the TOP HAT and the MOR- TONITE, the Photo Club also provides pictures for the HESS- VILLITE. At almost every school activity one will find a junior photographer taking pic¬ tures for the different publi¬ cations. Although this job is enjoyed by the student it also instructs them in a skill which they may find useful in life. Cinema Club Members of the Cinema Club serve both the school and the students. Movies and movie equipment are provided for by this club and are operated by the members. These members also set up all microphone equipment in the auditorium for assemblies and provide the recording system for music at the numerous school dances. dents learn an interesting hobby—BOTTOM ROW: Sponsor Mr. Gibson, Pres. D. Jane- czko, G. Schlesinger, D. Davis, L. Swope, Vice Pres. K. Camperman, Sec. D. Benko- vich; SECOND ROW: B. Ridge, R. Dukes, glin, K. Smith, C. Bridges, R. Bromels, R. Chancellor, A. Brosman; TOP ROW: J. Buj- wit, T. Hoffman, P. Hill, J. Bishop, J. Spray, R. Love, K. Murton, D. Turner, R. Stafford, D. Dedelow, D. Smaron. 53 Students Prepare For Careers Future Nurses Club Being granted a national charter is the hope of the members of the Future Nurses Club. Working towards this goal the girls sponsored various projects during the year. Christmas presents were given to Beatty Me¬ morial Hospital with the profit made from an apple sale in school. During the year various trips are made to hospitals to acquaint the girls with the duties nurses perform. CIRLS PREPARING FOR NURSING are—BOTTOM ROW: Vice Pres. C. Lenzo, H. Wilson, B. Pruitt, D. Meeker, C. Humphrey, Sponsor Miss L. Gibson; SEC¬ OND ROW: Treas. ). Vanes, C. Swisher, C. Hopp, C. Crenda, M. Bledsoe; THIRD ROW: Pres. H. Klinger, N. Gohring, B. Marlow, C. Ware, V. George; FOURTH ROW: Sec. C. Shannon, S. Scartozzi, L. Davis, P. Bano- vich, J. Rivich; BACK ROW: G. Wahl, S. Farley, M. Matovina, D. Walsh. Future Teachers Of America Under the sponsorship of Miss Louise Williams and Mrs. Margaret Walker the F. T. A. acquaints future instructors with the various fields of teaching and gives some practical ex¬ perience in teaching at various grade levels. Scholarships for all graduating sen¬ iors who plan to teach are given by the club. Money for these grants was raised by bake sales and the annual faculty basketball game. TEACHERS OF TOMORROW are—BOTTOM ROW: Pres. Sandy Chasteler, Vice Pres. Judy Gasvoda, Sec. Diane Wieland, Treas. Carole Balbo, Sponsors Mrs. M. Walker, Miss L. Wil¬ liams; SECOND ROW: M. Paganelli, J. Howard, Ellen Moffett, M. Johnson, G. Osman, L. Nolan, L. Casey; THIRD ROW: J. Kiger, D. Bell, C. Wood, P. Parkovich, K. Mueller, C. Kackley, B. Volk; FOURTH ROW: V. Awe, N. Dittrich, J. Sheridan, J. Bogan, J. Sherby, H. Shoemaker. 54 Girls Prepare For Home Life Home Ec Club .Acquainting its members with various aspects of home econo¬ mics and encouraging them to major in it as a career are the major purposes of the Home Ec Club. Sewing, cooking and home management are a few of the subjects explored during club ac¬ tivities period. Extending help to needy or¬ ganizations was carried on by members of the club. This year gifts to retarded children was the Home Ec. Club’s main project. LEARNINC THE VARIOUS PHASES of Home Economics are—SITTINC: Vice Pres. Catherine Davich, Pres. Donna Tomich, Sponsor Mrs. E. Stier; STANDINC: j. Hudzig, J. Ruble, J. Skurka, B. Westerlund, I. Smith, Treas. Karen Winders. Girls’ Club Girls’ Club members better themselves by learning and acquiring a use of the best social graces. Programs of interest are given each club period to present the girls with the cor¬ rect phases of grooming and manners. Charitable work is also a major objective of the Morton Girls’ Club. This year they pre¬ sented four dictionaries to Hoosier Boys’ Town for use in their library. BETTERINC THEIR COMMUNITY are — BOTTOM ROW: Pres. Marianne Zych, Vice Pres. Joyce Coleman, Treas. Pat Japkowski, Sgt.-at-Arms Jeri Smalley; SECOND ROW: J. White, C. Mericle, J. Wilson, D. Campbell, S. Rohl, N. Wukovitz, Sponsor Miss J. Mar- tine; THIRD ROW: B. Rosanswank, P. Baldea, B. Bunch, G. Stricklin, R. Buder, L. Shaffer, S. Churilla, J. Comer; FOURTH ROW: C. Litton, J. Jacobs, L. Myers, P. Doolin, L. Thielen, D. Zucklin, N. Bocken, M. Mayden. 55 Y-Teens Serve Community Senior Y-Teens SERVINC THEIR COMMUNITY well are—BOTTOM ROW: Sponsor Miss L. Bonebrake, Pres. Diane Milne, Vice Pres. Royleen Shanta, Sec. Judy Cuy, Treas. Marilyn Mestrovich; SECOND ROW: F. Zimmerman, S. Thomas, M. Paganelli, S. Serbu, L. Crilley, B. Ander¬ son; THIRD ROW: C. Rogers, J. Petska, E. Ritthaler, M. MagiII, M. Johnson, J. Detterline, J. Bright, N. Coomes, J. An¬ derson, J. Vargo; FOURTH ROW: C. McAfee, D. Carney, S. Tuttle, N. Ditt¬ rich, J. Balog, I. Smith, M. Melton, S. Chappy, C. Kikalos, D. Morris, P. Par¬ ker. Morton’s chapter of the Y-Teens, af¬ filiated with the Hammond Y.W.C.A. is separated into a junior and a senior di¬ vision, both working for the same goals. Y-Teens work with projects benefiting the community. This year they gave fi¬ nancial aid to the Bethany Home and the Brooks House. Money was raised by the Y-Teens in their annual potato chip sale. Last year hundreds of bags of potato chips were sold to finance their projects. Good times and social development are available to all members. Each year a social night slumber party is held at the downtown Y. W. C. A. with all the Y-Teens clubs of Hammond attending. Junior Y-Teens BECOMING BETTER CITIZENS are— BOTTOM ROW: Sponsor Miss M. Han¬ lon, Pres. Judy Mestrovich, Vice Pres. Linda Hamill, Sec. Beryl Frye, Treas, Liz Gardner; SECOND ROW: N. Ochil¬ tree, S. Halloway, P. Mierzwa, G. Smule- vitz, D. Serbu, G. George, S. Reid, M. Moorehead, B. GallimOre, J. Kirts; THIRD ROW: S. Duggins, J. Torpey, M. Plesek, S. Friend, F. Vintilla, C. Peter¬ son, J. Fines, G. Chambers, S. Shreiber, J. Marlott, L. Daniel; FOURTH ROW.. S. Blumenhagen, J. Kitchen, B. Wester- lund, N. Thompson, J. Ruble, L. Chorba, B. G. Howard, L. Bowlby, M. Ogbom, C. Pomplun, P. Shafer, G. Wiggins. 56 Students Strive To Help People PARTICIPATING IN Hl-Y projects are— BOTTOM ROW: Sgt. at Arms jim Beiriger, Vice pres. Jerry Hutsler, Pres. Rich Gardner, Treas. Dennis Brant, Sec. Tom Kolish, Sec. David Holmes; SECOND ROW: Sponsor Mr. R. Newkirk, D. Furuness, M. Walsh, G. Tomsic, J. Skelton, J. Sako, D. Weiss, E. Camp, Sponsor Mr. G. Kurteff; THIRD ROW: B. Siecker, G. Sankowski, T. Takacs, C. Courtice, D. Havill, J. LaBelle, T. Phares, L. Keer; FOURTH ROW: D. Wiese, J. Thiel- ing, B. Swalick, D. Palmer, R. Muffett, J. Waugaman, J. Smith, D. Mierzwa, D. Mus- grave; FIFTH ROW: B. Lohse, G. Barnett, R. Arvay, S. Vicari, E. Dedelow, D. Sharpe, K. Mallette, G. Minchuk, M. McNeal. Hi-Y This year the Hi-Y sponsored the first annual “Mr. Ugly” dance, and the club nominated six candidates. Votes were cast by the student body in the form of pennies. Rich Gardner collected the greatest number of votes and reigned as “Mr. Ugly.” The proceeds from the dance were used to fill Thanks¬ giving and Christmas baskets for needy families. Jr. Red Cross Selling stationery, thank you notes, and napkins were the money-making projects of the Junior Red Cross this year. Var¬ ious ways were found for help¬ ing others with the money col¬ lected. At Halloween children at the Bethany Home were treated to a party. Donations were also collected for the Christmas Cheer Fund from which the club supplied gifts for underprivileged children. Other projects included mak¬ ing stuffed animals for hospi¬ tals and participating in the overseas gift basket program. i 5 i J Mn ' VV BR ' V- ' ' ji CT ■ Mr JUNIOR RED CROSS MEMBERS who had several money making projects are—BOT¬ TOM ROW: Pres. Suzanne Pop, Vice Pres. Trudy Chansler, Sec. Rita Williams, Treas. Judy Gasvoda; SECOND ROW: F. Neal, J. Alexander, C. Karnafel, C. Balbo, S. Kess¬ ler, A. Bishop, R. Sheldon, J. Svabik, S. S. Svenningsen, M. Mayden, D. Bickle, S. Reynolds; THIRD ROW: L. Sarvic J. Wolfe, Knaver, R. Myers. B. Francis, C. Grenda; FOURTH ROW: B. Trubich, C. Piekarczk, P. Cieslikowski, C. Montalbano, C. Hlavaty, N. Mihalic, S. Watson, C. Grubbs, M. Frink, Sponsor Miss V. Davis. Trips Enlighten These Students TRAVEL IS ENJOYED by these students—BOTTOM ROW: Sponsor Mr. C. Nelson, Pres. Lee Hankins, Vice Pres. Robert LaBelle, Sec. Bonnie Knight, Sponsor Mr. L, Snadden; SECOND ROW: P. Cole, M. Frink, S. Friend, L. Sar- ver, P. Hill, J. Alexander, N. Gohring, D. Frankovich, K. Miller, S. Hendron; THIRD ROW: S. Byrd, M. Bradburn, B. Cernevski, J. Skelton, T. Smith, M. Coodson, M. Konyu, J. May, B. Mitchell; TOP ROW: H. Casper, W. Frye, F. Fabris, C. Mickey, M. Livovich, T. Beilby, K. Mallette, P. Hanson, S. Vi- cari, R. Stanis, S. Lund. Travel Club During meetings of the Travel Club members take imaginary trips around the world. Stimulating and maintain¬ ing the interest in travel are achieved through the media of movies, slides, pamphlets, and talks by various speak¬ ers. In the early spring the members visit a national park or historical area in Indiana. This year an executive board con¬ sisting of Lee Hankins, Ken Hyde, Mike Konyu, Bob LaBelle, Bonnie Knight, and Nancy Canady has been added to the organization. They meet on alternate Tuesdays to plan and pre¬ pare the future club meeting with the aid of the faculty advisors. Historical Club “Different and exciting” describe this year’s annual Historical Club trip. Instead of the usual bus trip through Indiana the mem¬ bers boarded a train bound for southern Illi¬ nois where they toured Abe Lincoln’s home in Salem. Many other historical sights were also visited on this one day excursion. Chocolate candy bars were sold by members and dances were held to help finance the trip. After all bills were paid, the balance of the money was given to the Social Studies depart¬ ment for use there. HISTORICAL CLUB OFFICERS for 1960-61 are the three Sgt.-at-Arms: Ted Hupp, George Rivich, Duane Hicks; Treas. Dave Teegarden; Sec. Karen Clark; Vice Pres. Ed Norris; Pres. Dick Weiss. 58 Stage Crew Students Develop Into Actors Theater Guild An appreciation and understand¬ ing of drama and the theater is gained by students through the Theater Guild. Besides participa¬ ting in both the Fall Play and the Senior- Play, students may also help, direct, and organizfe the cast. In this way members aspiring to become actresses, actors, produ¬ cers and directors gain valuable, practical experience. FUTURE ACTORS AND Actresses are—BOTTOM ROW: Sponsor Mrs. M. Dean, J. Kitchen, C. Winsberg, M. Thegze; SECOND ROW: C. Ware, P. Dodd, R. Sheldon, ). Wil¬ son, B. Naftzger, J. Finley; BACK ROW: J. White, S. George, C. Grubbs. B. Bogan, G. Miller, J. Sciotto. ALL STACE WORK is the responsibility of the stage crew—BOTTOM ROW: Fred Schroeder,Assistant Stage Manager Joe Harrison, Treas. Nancy Hoffman; TOP ROW: Sec. Jim Cook, Bob Kessler, Russell McBurney, Bob Evans, John Campbell, Jack Watson, Sponsor Mrs. M. Dean. Behind the scenes work involving the plays is the responsibility of the stage crew. Scenery, lighting, and props are all provided by the club. All members work on the productions. A point system has been set up for work done in the club whereby a member is given recog¬ nition as an outstanding member after he has earned the required number. Students Explore Chess Club Members of the Chess Club are able to achieve a worthy leisure-time activity while enjoying them¬ selves at the same time. Its weekly meeting is held in the Student Center because it provides a quiet and pleasant atmosphere which is necessary for the play¬ ing of a thoughtful game of chess. Each Tuesday members match their wits and brains in trying to out¬ play their opponents by various challenging moves. Tournaments are conducted at the end of each semes¬ ter, and a champion chess player is decided. THESE BOYS COMPETE against each other in the game of chess— BOTTOM ROW: Vice Pres. B. Thomas, Sec. B. Zerby, Sgf. at Arms J. Zimmerman; SECOND ROW: A. Ziemak, D. Simon, J. Diehl M. Todd, R. Wilkins, R. Jenkins; THIRD ROW: J. Neigh¬ bors, C. Hill, J. O ' Boyle, S. Sweeney; FOURTH ROW: K. Van Lul, J .Herochik, D. Farrow, J. Harris. Math Club Math Club provides students who axe interested in math with a wider background by delving deeper into the special problems of math. Slide rule, logarithms and the theory of probabilities were a few of the problems studied this year. Math Club broadens the stu¬ dents’ knowledge of math ematics which he will be able to use in his classes. BROADENINC THEIR KNOWLEDGE are —BOTTOM ROW: Sponsor Mr. B. Dant, S. Dorman, S. Stone, C. Schlesinger; SEC¬ OND ROW: R. Kozdras, J. Thieling, D. Van Alstine, C. Vintilla, B. Anderson, N. Lloyd; THIRD ROW: C. Sarlea, B. Kitchell, R. Arvay, R. Pollard, J. Coudge, L. Hea- cox, D. Chesney, E. Bline. 60 New Fields and Extend Talents Art Club Self-portraits, landscapes, and modern art are only a few of the different paintings attempted by young artists in the Art Club. However, emphasis is placed on the cultural aspect of art in the present time. Members try to paint in agreement with this mood. Besides learning how to paint, students also become acquainted with the tools, mediums and me¬ thods of the modern artist. PAINTS AND BRUSHES are the tools of Speds, R. Howerton, C. Koepke; THIRD these artistic students—BOTTOM ROW: ROW: M. Plesek, S. Homer, N. Hoffman, Sponsor Mr. A. Waring, Pres. W. Klaubo, B. Kessler, R. Lohse, FOURTH ROW: S. Sec. ). Jacobs C. George, S. Serbu; SEC- Frye, A. Brosman, D. Kapetanovic, C. OND ROW: J. Gamble, P. Buckman, P. lorio, T. Sabo. Spanish Club By speaking in Spanish, members of the Spanish Club are able to become more adapt in the usage of this foreign language. All members of the club have taken or are presently tak¬ ing Spanish, thus attaining unity for this organization. A greater understanding between our people and the World’s Spanish-speak¬ ing people is achieved. GAINING KNOWLEDGE on the Spanish- Ochiltree, Treas. C. Williams; SECOND speaking people and their customs are— ROW: C. Smulevitz, H. Wilson, C. Polo- BOTTOM ROW: Pres. J. Solan, Sponsor Mrs. chak, R. Lee; THIRD ROW: M. Schweig- A. Tsatsos, Vice Pres. C. Kozubal, Sec. N. hardt, D. Reinhardt, J. Iliff, J. Mestrovich. Honorary Organizations Set HONOR AND PRESTIGE are gained upon being admitted into the National Honor Society—BOTTOM ROW: Pres. |. McAleer. Vice Pres. L. Heacox, Sec. M. Matovina, Treas. R. Shanta, ). Sherby, K. Mueller, L. Austin, Sponsor Miss M. Hunter; SECOND ROW: S. Chasteler, S. Gallimore, C. Karnafel, D. Meeker, J. Guy, N. Woerner, N. Holley, M. Carrico, L. Myers, P. Baldea, S. Det- vay, C. Bothwell, L. Casey, C. Cutler, D. Tomilnson, ]. Howard; Honor at Morton is achieved through its outstanding honorary organization. Leader¬ ship, service, character, and scholarship are all attributes of the students aspiring for can¬ didacy to one of these clubs. Morton’s chapter of the National Honor Society maintains its high standards and high esteem by bringing into its ranks the out¬ standing individuals of the junior and senior classes. An A or B average must have been kept for four consecutive grading periods be¬ fore students may be considered for member¬ ship. Individuals are then voted on by the THIRD ROW: M. Pilot, F. Schroeder, A. Smulevitz, A. Zwinklis. P. Walsh, E. Baker, P. Stivers, B. Thomas, S. Pelhank, J. Kiger, D. Wieland, M. Melton, F. Zimmerman, B. Silkwood, B. Lubarski. L. Nolan; TOP ROW: E. Creekmore, B. Linback, K. Lessie, V. Aronold, G. Werskey, G. Berbeco, R. Arvay, D. Byrne, ). Bailor, j. Palmer, D, Teegarden, N. Lloyd T. Reid, R. Price, D. Van Alstine, T. Collins, T. Takacs. faculty who decide whether the student eli¬ gible for the NHS has shown good leadership, to Morton High School. Outstanding journafists working on the TOP HAT or the MORTON ITE and in the upper third of their class are eligible for membership in the NATIONAL QUILL and SCROLL. M-Club promotes character among the let- terman. By insisting on high standards and ideals the M-Club has gained much recogni¬ tion at MHS. They also promote fair play and sportsmanship in the entire school. NEW MEMBERS of the National Honor So¬ ciety initiated in May were—FIRST ROW: D. Brandt, L. Barnett, S. Davis, B. Gregory, D. Chesney, B. Banas; SECOND ROW: D Weedon, ). Kors, P. Smock, C. Laud. L. Bell. D. Stewart, N. Feinberg; THIRD ROW: S. Forsberg, V. Rakos, S. Torok, C. Reichardt. ). Bogan, R. Williams, S. Williams: FOURTH ROW: M. Mayden, R. Smith, ). Ludders, J. Harris, R. Kozdras, J. Thieling, S. Beison, C. Balbo. Not present for the picture were initi¬ ates Ruth Luddy and Marilyn Mestrovich. Standards For Many Students MEMBERS OF THE MORTON CHAPTER of Quill and Scroll are—FIRST ROW: S. Dorman, D. Meeker, D. Wieland, L. Nolan. S. Chasteler, J. Harrison, A. Smule- vitz, T. Reid, ). Ludders, L. Austin; SECOND ROW: R. Smith, H. Shoemaker, D. Kominiak, S. Torok, S. Walsh, D. Byrne, V. Rakos, C. Werskey, A. Zwinklis, L. Bissa. FORMULATINC GOOD CHARACTER and establishing ideals are M-Club lettermen—FRONT ROW: L. Barno; SECOND ROW: J. Hemingway, B. Ferguson, T. Wilson, R. Boyle, R. Price; THIRD ROW: T. Hupp, J. Hiduke, S. Paquin, E. Norris, J. Palmer; FOURTH ROW: F. White, D. McCrea, J. Perdew, D. Dakin, R. Bocken. 63 Able Helpers Acquire Knowledge An efficient and important division of the entire working system at Mor¬ ton is the participation of the students in aiding teachers. All business centers itself in our office where girls help issue tardy slips, pick up attendance sheets, run the mimeographing machine, and aid persons wishing information. Gaining experience as well as help¬ ing others are the clinic workers, who serve as the aids of the school nurse, Miss Gibson. The majority of the at¬ tendants wish to join the Future Nurses Club for more experience. Office Workers CAININC EXPERIENCE by working in the office are—F. Klem, C. Bobowski, L. Daniel, S. Reid, M. Roach, P. Smock, S. Pop, P. Evans, B. Cernevski, S. Wat¬ son, S. Pelhank. Behind-the-counter experience is gained by bookstore helpers. Folders, pencils, paper, rulers, and many other materials needed by students for school work are sold here. Students who are unable to locate a book in the library may request the aid of a library assistant. These junior librarians gain valuable experience by working with Mr. Elgas, chief li¬ brarian. Cafeteria helpers work during their lunch hours aiding the cafeteria staff. Their job is to sell sandwiches, milk, and potato chips to those student not buying hot lunches. Clinic Workers AIDING IN THE CLINIC are—Miss L Gibson, school nurse, D-. Tomich, T. Chansler, L. Davis, T. Rogowski, D. Droke, C. Clark, V. George. Assist Students, Serve School Bookstore Workers DURING THEIR FREE PERIOD these students sell classroom materials to their classmates—-FIRST ROW: D. Kominiak, K. Reynolds, L. Williams, F. Torok, S. Reynolds, M. Wolf; SECOND ROW: S. Shaw, C. Shannon, S. McClure, C. Hlavaty, S. Friend, D. Frye, S. Thomas. Library Workers WORKINC IN THE LIBRARY, these students acquire a knowledge of books—FIRST ROW: P. Wiggins, C. Laud, C. Ware, P. Cieslikowski, P. Parker, Librarian Mr. S. Elgas; SEC¬ OND ROW: J. Goult, A. Hoeppner, C. Wiggins, C. Baker, N. Wiggins. Cafeteria Workers THESE STUDENTS WORK in the lunchroom helping the cafeteria staff —Sharon Friend, Geraldine Wahl, Cherri Shannon, Jim Hopp. MHS Has Sports For All Students Sports are important, not only as physi¬ cal training, but also to improve the mind, instill a feeling of competition, and pro¬ mote good sportsmanship. Students participating in Morton’s many sports find enjoyment, learn skills, and meet new friends. The spirit and the abili¬ ty employed by those in Morton’s sports have truly earned for MHS students the title of the “Mighty Governors.” Eleven athletes drive down the field, never stopping until they reach their ulti¬ mate goal—a touchdown. A fast break finds five Governors moving swiftly down the floor to score. A wrestler reverses a hold and gains points that lead to a vic¬ tory. From short to second to first, and it’s a game-ending double play. This ac¬ tion is symbolic of the fine play of the Governor athletes. The fierce competition displayed by the Governors leads to victory for Morton’s athletic teams. In the background, at the sporting events, the enthusiastic cheers of the Morton boosters supporting their team on to victory can be heard. Whether one wants to be a participant or a viewer, Morton has sporting events to meet the interest of everyone. 66 Let’s Go! Gonna Veil—Gonna THE BOOSTER CLUB officers discuss the many activities of the club—STANDING: Peg Smock, Marilyn Swalick, Bob Russell, Barbara Lubarski, Dick Brook, Allen Zaremba, Treas. Sharon Fors- berg, and Sec. Alice Takas; SITTING: Pres. Diane Thomas, and Vice Pres. Karen Clark. Backing the athletic teams with or¬ ganized cheering and pep sessions is the purpose of the Booster Club and cheerleaders. Booster Club encourages students to attend athletic events by sponsor¬ ing buses for numerous out-of-town and home games and by selling stu¬ dent and adult season tickets. " Vic¬ tory” signs are hung in the halls and pep sessions are planned to help arouse student interest in athletic events. Cheerleaders meet weekly to per¬ fect yells to back the teams. Many new yells which were learned by the varsity cheerleaders at summer insti¬ tute can be heard booming across the stands to back the Governors. FRESHMAN CHEERLEADERS who boost the frosh teams are: Joyce Alexander, Becky Francis, Audry Dixon, Bonny Fleisher, and Doreen Bianucci. 68 Scream -- Gonna Back Our Team CHEERINC THE MIGHTY GOVERNORS onward toward Karen Clark and Marilyn Swalick. Standing: Kay Hem- ‘ victory are the Morton varsity cheerleaders—Kneeling: ingway and Michele Polochak. BACKINC THE B-TEAM GOVERNORS with enthusias- the squad are: Cathy Fausset, Janet Fines, Marge tic yells are the B-Team cheerleaders. Members of .Moorehead. and Carrol Polochak. MHS Gridders The Morton Governors, spirited football team fought its way to a successful season, finishing with a 5-3 record. The Governors won their first two games from city rivals Clark and Tech by decisive scores of 19-0 and 34-0. In a victorious homecoming game against Fort Wayne South, the Governors dumped the Archers, 33-6. The MHS grid¬ ders made it 4-0 by defeating the Whiting Oilers, 25-12. The first downfall of the sea¬ son occurred when Bishop Noll defeated Mor¬ ton, 14-6. The Governors were downed by the Riders of East Chicago Roosevelt, 47-26, for a second straight loss. Breaking the losing streak, the team downed the Renesselaer Bombers 37-6. The Governors concluded the ’60 season with a heart-breaking loss to high- ranking Hammond High, by one point, 7-6. Rich Gardner, center and linebacker, was elected captain of the team. Dick Weiss, hard- driving fullback and defensive halfback, was chosen the team’s most valuable player. HOLD THAT TIGER! Dick Weiss seems to be doing just that as Ted White rushes in to assist. The Tech Tigers were unable to score against Morton’s strong defensive crew. THE MICHTY GOVERNORS fight for the ball as a Tech fumble is made on the play. The scoreless Tigers had a difficult time gaining yardage against the rug¬ ged Governor crew. Morton went on to beat Hammond Tech by a decisive score of 34-0, thus winning the first two games of the football season. 70 Chalk Up Successful Season THE 1960 VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM—TOP ROW: Mr. Luketic, Mr. Collner, Mr. Zlotnik, coaches; Mr. Clark, principal; John Pouch, Tom Wilson, Steve Beison, Jim Perdew, Chuck Mickey, Ed Dedelow, James Stahura, Gor- dien. Parchem, Ray Arvey, Fred Beloshapka, Ron Aldrin, George Berbeco, Herbert Fagan; managers, Dave Byrne. Ray Price, and Don Sharpe; SECOND ROW: Steve Vicari, Steve Frye, John Spray, Jack Feldt, Russ Boyle, Chuck lorio, Walter Ruff, Jack Zitko, Gene Minchuk, Richard Warkentien, Leslie Frederick, and Michael Konyu; THIRD ROW: Bob Guzek, Cerry Waugaman, Les Barno, Rich Gardner, Dennis Brant, Dave Teegarden, Dick Weiss, Don Dakin, Ron Royer, Dennis Palmer, Mike Bradburn, Dennis Mierzwa, Robert Thomas, Gene Tomsic; managers, Robert Rosinski, and Jay Hemingway; BOTTOM ROW: Ted White, Carl Creekmore, Frank White, Bill Witwer, Doug McCrae, Bob Golec, Ron Bocken, Steve Paquin, Tom Ko- lish, Bob Bales, John May, Ken Kessler, and Richard Love. VARSITY FOOTBALL GAMES Morton Opponents 19 Hammond Clark 0 34 Hammond Tech 0 33 Fort Wayne South 6 25 Whiting 12 6 Hammond Noll 14 26 E, C. Roosevelt 47 37 Renesselaer 6 6 186 Hammond High 7 92 T.D.’s P.A.T.’s Total Points Dick Weiss 8 — 48 Steve Paquin 8 — 48 Ron Royer 3 — 18 Carl Creekmore 3 — 18 Bob Guzek 2 4 19 Mike Bradburn 1 10 16 Steve Beison 1 — 6 Jim Perdew 1 — 6 Dennis Palmer 1 — 6 Gene Tomsic — 1 1 Fine Play Provides Victory MIKE BRADBURN, fleet sophomore halfback, eludes a Renesselaer tackier to make a sizeable gain for the surging Governors. Morton downed the Bombers, 37-6. MAUREY ZLOTNIK, the Mighty Governors’ head coach, frowns as a result of a bad call in the near upset of the number one ranked Hammond High team. The Governors played an all out effort but lost in a close decision of 7-6. son helped the Governors to their most successful football as they won their second straight game. Steve is a good ex¬ year. Good running and blocking by the Governors prevailed ample of the fast and hard working Governors. Governors Romp to Victory A HAMMOND HIGH WILDCAT has a difficult time trying Gardner, Don Dakin and Dick Weiss, rush in to tackle him. to find a pass receiver as several of the Governors, Rich Morton played a rugged game, losing by one point. FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM for 1960—BACK ROW: Mr. Georgas, coach, Ken Hyde, Jim Ray, Dave Templeton, Leslie Gombus, Greg Hlavaty, Paul Ropac, and Eddie Pullo. MIDDLE ROW: Tom Evacho, Warren Thompson, Dennis Dedelom, Rudy Lison, Douglas Rose, Wayne Cap- alby, Ricky Hanaway, Russel Barron, and Ernest Rosenau, manager. BOTTOM ROW: David Lloyd, Bob Muller, Mike Hendricks, Bob Popiela, James Jewette, Guy Seydel, Rich¬ ard Howerton, Jess Bittner, and John Neighbors. The Frosh were thus prepared to play on the Varsity 74 Homecoming Queen Crowned AFTER THE HOMECOMING CEREMONIES at Hammond High field, Queen Jackie Svabik, escorted by Duane Hicks, center, poses with her court: Janice Bright, Jerry Gettig, Sharon Brown, Allen Zaremba, Karen Clark, Bob Russell, Nancy Ditt¬ rich, Larry Overman, Judy Guy, Larry Frankovich, Joan Sherby, Jim Hiduke, Frances Pecelin, Ed Norris, Marilyn Swalick, and George Rivich. The festivities continued after the game at the traditional Homecoming Dance to honor the queen. JACKIE SVABIK IS CROWNED by Cary Werskey at the Homecoming Dance given in honor of the alumni. Runners Display Skill, Stamina 1961 CROSS COUNTRY SQUAD—TOP ROW: Coach BOTTOM ROW: John Bailor, Dennis Mack, George Joe DePeugh, Paul Fedor, Bob Fayle, Jerry Hutsler, Joe Rivich, Phil • Schrieber, Lee Hankins, Ron Estep, Jim Marton, Ralph Laramie, Gary Puett, Lawrence Lessie; Hiduke, Larry Kerr. CROSS COUNTRY RUNNERS Lee Hankins, Bob Gayle, Jerry Hutsler, Paul Fedor, and John Bailor line up to start off the season’s first run. This sport requires daily practice to have proper co-ordination of muscle tone. CROSS COUNTRY SCHEDULE Varsity Frosh-Soph Morton Opponent Morton Opponent 28 29 Highland 17 43 29 27 Hammond Tech. 39 20 43 19 Calumet Township — — 29 27 Hammond Clark 16 33 15 50 Whiting 15 50 24 34 Highland 20 39 26 29 Crown Point 19 39 3rd — City Meet 2nd — 18th — Hobart Invitational — — — — Tri City 4th — 9th — Sectionals _ _ Go, Governor — Make That Shot RON BOCKEN LOOKS back at his shot, as an awe-struck Wild¬ cat futilely attempts to block the fleet guard’s shot. The Ham¬ mond High Wildcats went on to win over the Governors in the hard-fought game by a score of 70-52. Enthusiastic cheering by the Morton fans, fine play, and the excellent sportsmanship our players displayed gave the Governors partial victory. Varsity Cagers End 7-14 Season THE 1961 VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM gave fans many tain Ron Bocken, Coach Joe DePeugh; BOTTOM ROW: thrills this year—TOP ROW: Coach Haward Stout, Bill John Chrisnpy, Ron Royer, Bob Guzek, MVP Jim Perdew, Witwer, Dennis Musgrave, John Bailor, Lee Hankins, Cap- Jim Palmer, Dennis Palmer, Ted Hupp. VARSITY BASKETBALL SCHEDULE Morton Opponents 47 Glenn 46 51 Whiting 62 65 Benton Harbor, Mich. 75 52 Bishop Noll 55 62 Gary Wirt 56 59 Hammond Tech 49 47 South Bend St. Joseph 62 49 Gary Lew Wallace 54 74 Crown Point 61 68 Portage 62 59 Highland 42 66 Wiley Terre Haute 69 59 Gary Edison 61 62 Merrilville 75 58 Griffith 59 66 Highland 61 47 Clark 67 77 Hobart 78 52 Hammond High 70 55 E. C. Roosevelt 73 26 ’‘ " " Clark ‘ Gary Edison Tourney " " ‘ ' Sectional 27 INDIVIDUAL RECORDS Average Shooting Player Games Points Per Game Percentage Rebounds Bocken 21 292 13.91 41.53 14 Royer 21 268 12.76 46.41 166 Guzek 21 179 8.52 35.20 121 Perdew 21 157 7.48 49.60 162 Musgrave 18 163 9.06 46.20 74 Palmer, D. 15 57 3.80 48.70 53 Witwer 13 15 1.15 45.40 13 Chrisney 12 9 .75 37.50 0 Bailor 11 2 .18 25.00 0 Palmer, J. 11 29 2.64 30.00 0 Hankins 10 15 1.50 50.00 4 Hupp 9 9 1.00 25.00 0 Mickey 6 6 1.00 17.60 18 Creekmore 3 0 .00 0.00 0 78 Provide Thrills WAITING IMPATIENTLY for a possible rebound, Jim Pal¬ mer, Ron Royer, and Dennis Musgrave work for a better position underneath the basket. The Bishop Noll Warriors edged the Governors in this hard-fought battle, 55-52. Despite a handicap in height, the Governors fought- to a successful season. The Morton var¬ sity basketball team showed their ability and versatility in the Clark-Morton sectional game Although losing the game 27-26, outstanding strategy and excellent play made the Governors and their stalling tactics well known in the East Chicago sectional. Gallant efforts, fighting team spirit, and sportsmanship throughout the season provided thrills for MHS fans. Leading scores in points- per-game average were Ron Bocken with 13.9 and Ron Royer with 12.8 points. The ' team ended the season with 7 wins and 14 losses. Stall Tactics Bring Excitement ALL EYES ARE ON COVERNOR Ron Royer as the ball leaves his hands. Clark Pioneers surround the Morton shooter while the rest of the Governors close in on the basket for a possible rebound. BOB GUZEK TAKES ADVANTAGE of his position for a shot as a Hammond High Wildcat and Covernor Ron Royer close in on the play. The Wildcats overtook Morton 70-52 in a series of fast moving plays. HEAVY WILDCAT CUARDINC does not affect Ron Royer. A Hammond High player unsuccessfully attempts to block the shot of the sharp-shooting Covernor, who scores on the shot. JIM PERDEW STRAINS to outjump a tall Pioneer as teammates wait for the out¬ come. Morton was eliminated fram the Sectionals by Clark with the close score of 27-26. Stalling tactics of the Governors almost led to a victory. 80 B-Team Players Gain Experience B-TEAM PLAYERS dribbled their way to a 14-6 re¬ cord this season—TOP ROW: Carl Creekmore, Bruce Lohse, Dale Lambert, Coach Howard Stout, John May, Mike Konyu, and David Whitehouse; BOTTOM ROW: Chuck Mickey, Tern Phares, John Smith, Dennis Mack, Larry Kerr, Jack Zitko, and Jim Parchem. B-TEAM BASKETBALL SCHEDULE Morton Opponent FRESHMAN BASKETBALL SCHEDULE 44 Adrian 23 38 Whiting 14 43 Benton Harbor, Mich. 32 46 Hammond Noll 38 36 E. C. Washington 28 39 Cary Wirt 32 37 Hammond Tech 42 35 South Bend St. Joseph 29 36 Cary Wallace 34 41 Hammond High 28 45 Clark 36 46 Crown Point 27 52 Cary Edison 38 49 Merrillville 41 46 Griffith 40 32 Highland 40 50 Hammond Clark 51 35 Hobart 44 41 Hammond High 47 30 E. C. Roosevelt 33 Tourney Morton Opponent 28 Hammond Noll 44 28 Whiting 31 23 Gavit 21 32 E. C. Roosevelt 33 31 Hammond Tech 25 21 Hammond Clark 50 39 Hammond High 56 23 Hammond Noll 47 30 Irving 29 21 E. C. Roosevelt 31 40 Cavit 39 33 Hammond Tech 41 30 Hammond Tech 41 28 Hammond Clark 35 23 Hammond High 50 31 Irving 39 Tourney FRESHMAN PLAYERS for the 1961 season—TOP ROW: Ernest Rosenau, Manager, John Neighbors, Jack Over¬ man, Jim Ferguson, Larry Lessie, Creg Smith, Bob Imborok, and Scott Sweeney, Manager; BOTTOM ROW: Steve Patterson, Floyd Coapstick, Paul Ropac, Jom Hopman, Leslie Gombus, and Don Struhs. Governor Wrestling Squad Has THE 1961 VARSITY WRESTLINC SQUAD fought it’s way Gollner, Tony Grcevic, Ed Norris. Frank White, |oe Marton, to a 12-2 record—TOP ROW: Duane Hicks Principal A. W. Russ Boyle, Robert Rosinski, manager; BOTTOM ROW: Clark, Gentry Vintilla, Ben Partida, Jay Hemingway, Ray Dennis Brant, Rich Gardner, Gerry Waugaman, Lester Barno, Price, manager, Bill Ferguson; MIDDLE ROW: Coach Bob Mike Bradburn, Tom Wilson. Hammond Morton Varsity Wrestling Record Morton Opponents 41 Highland 5 23 Cary Roosevelt 33 25 T. F. South 23 46 Portage 0 20 Crown Point 24 26 Cary Roosevelt 24 38 Hammond High 6 27 Lowell 18 24 Hammond Tech 20 22 E. C. Roosevelt 20 26 Cary Tolleston 14 36 Hammond Clark 14 32 Merrillville 15 40 Bishop Noll 8 LESTER BARNO APPLIES PRESSURE to secure a hold on his opponent. The MHS matmen defeated T.F. South by a score of 25-23 for their second win of the season. A 12-2 Record FRANK WHITE ATTEMPTS to take down his op¬ ponent to gain extra points for Morton. DENNIS BRANT CRAPPLES with a T.F. South wrestler and attempts to get a secure hold on him and obtain a takedown. Dennis placed second in his weight class in the state tournament. Three years ago a wrestling team was organized at Morton High School. Since then, there have been major improve¬ ments. This year, the Governor matmen, under the direction of Coach Bob Gollner, brought forth a 12-2 record. The Gover¬ nor squad opened the season by defeating Highland. Although they lost their next match to Gary Roosevelt, they won two straight. After receiving their second set¬ back, this time at the hands of Crown Point, the grapplers won the nine remain¬ ing matches. Lester Barno, Dennis Brant, and Joe Marton participated in the region¬ al and from this trio, Brant took first place in the regional contest and placed second, in his weight class, in the state tournament. He was also chosen the most valuable wrestler. Les Barno was elected captain and Ed Norris co-captain of the wrestling squad by their teammates. JAY HEMINCWAY HAS the advantage as he maneuvers his Bishop Noll opponent into position for a pin. The Governors closed the ’61 season by defeating the Noll Warriors by a score of 40-8. 83 Girls Participate In Sports The Morton Chapter of the Girls Ath¬ letic Association, a state organization, or¬ ganizes competitive sports for all girls in¬ terested in joining. Mrs. Diane Payne, the club’s sponsor, aids the girls in reach¬ ing various goals such as exchanging ideas, participating in sporting activities, exper¬ iencing leadership responsibilities, and de¬ veloping sportsmanship. All of the girls strive to attain the required number of points to receive awards during their sen¬ ior year. The club also sponsors the Girls’ Homeroom Basketball Tournament in which all homerooms participate. C.A.A. MEMBERS are—TOP ROW: C. Shannon, B. Stryzinski, K Macey, M. Ganchiff, G. Bishop, S. Wahl; SECOND ROW: B. Marlow, B. Belaskas, B. Bicanic, B. Francis, L. Gilson; THIRD ROW: A. Dixon, J. Goult, E. Pittman, D. Bianucci; BOTTOM ROW: Mrs. Diane Payne, sponsor. Vice Pres. S. Kessler, Sec. ). Fines, Treas. N. Wiggins. DURINC THE HOMEROOM TOURNAMENT, Marilyn Mestrovich moves past opponents Barbara Lubarski and Natalie Holley as she dribbles toward the basket. Cindermen Display Endurance THE 1961 MORTON VARSITY Track Team — TOP ROW: Manager Scott Sweeney, Jack Feldt, Doug Mc- Crae, Lee Hankins, Dennis Palmer, Mike Bradburn. Larry Kerr, Coach Nick Luketic, ' George Berbecp Den¬ nis Mack, Al Terzarial, Chuck Mickey, John Bailor, Steve Beison, Paul Fedor, Ken Lessie; BOTTOM ROW: Bob Fayle, Jay Hemingway, Mike Konyu, Les Barno, John May, Don Dakin, Jerry Hutsler, Joe Marton, Bob Bales. 1961 TRACK SCHEDULE Morton Opponent 69 Merrillville 31 2nd City Indoor — 75 Hammond Tech 34 79 Hammond Clark 30 48 Hammond High 61 2nd Horace Mann—E. C. Roosevelt — 6th Hammond Relays — 2nd E. C. Washington - Tech — 91 Highland 18 3rd Michigan City - Lew Wallace — 4th Sectional — UP AND OVER! Sophomore Larry Kerr leaves room to spare as he clears the crossbar in a display of pole vaulting. DETERMINATION SHOWS in the face of John May as he receives the baton from Mike Bradburn in a relay race. Stamina and endurance are two essen¬ tial traits of this sport. STEVE PAQUIN, center-fielder, carefully watches the pitched ball so that he will be ready to move on the play and field any balls that are hit to him. Governor Nine SECOND BASEMAN DON BELL waits cautiously for the pitch while his teammates look on. Don was one of Morton ' s “Mighty Mites " this year as the Governors played to a successful season. With the coming of spring, thoughts turn to baseball, and this is true at Morton. At this time the baseballs, bats, and gloves are taken out of stor¬ age, and the baseball season gets under way. The Governors were led by the strong left arm of Bob Guzek, sophomore fastballer, and by Steve Pa- quin, senior center-fielder, with a .425 batting aver¬ age. This year, the Governor hardballers, under the coaching of Jack Georgas, had an excellent season. Scoring as many as fifteen runs a game and no-hit pitching by the Governors proved Morton to be one of the outstanding baseball teams in this area. Have Outstanding 1961 Season 1961 BASEBALL TEAM—TOP ROW: Bob Rosinski. Don Sharpe, managers; SECOND ROW: Ray Regnier, Ernest Rosenau, managers, Dave Whitehouse, Bob Gu- zek, Ron Royer, jim Perdew, Assistant Russell, McLeud, Coach Jack Georgas; THIRD ROW: Tom Phares, Bruce Lohse, John Smith, Gene Tomsic, Jim Palmer, Ted Hupp, Ken Hyde; BOTTOM ROW: Ron Bocken. Dennis Musgrave, Carl Creekmore, Bob Thomas. Don Bell, Steve Paquin, Bill Witwer. This team, one of the best at MHS, had an excellent season. 1961 MORTON BASEBALL SCHEDULE Morton Opponent 10 Calumet 1 3 Hammond Clark 1 0 Whiting 1 3 Bishop Noll 2 3 East Chicago Washington 2 4 East Chicago Roosevelt 0 4 Crown Point 2 15 Highland 2 15 Calumet 2 3 Chesterton 2 SOPHOMORE SOUTHPAW, Bob Guzek, attempts to strike out another batter in a game with Calumet. Bob struck out seventeen Warriors and Morton won the game by the decisive score of 10-1 THE 1961 VARSITY COLF TEAM, although only two Coach Roy Moorehead, Dick Weiss, Duane Hicks, Capt. years old, had a very successful season. Members are: Larry Overman, Jim Hiduke, Larry Chance, Dave Byrne. Governor Linksmen Pitch, Putt 1961 COLF SCHEDULE Opponent 14 Hammond Tech 1 3 Vi Hammond Clark 6 ' 2 Dyer 5 Vi Crown Point 0 Cary Wallace 5 Hobart I 3 Hammond Tech 8 Vi Dyer 7 V2 Hammond Noll II E C. Washington 11 E. C. Roosevelt 6 Hammond Tech 1 I Vi Hammond Clark 1 2 Cary Edison 10Vi E. C. Washington 6V2 Merrillville 4 Cary Wallace 13 Griffith 9 Hobart 8 Vi Crown Point 1 3 Vi Griffith 7 Dyer 14 Vi Cary Edison 4 Hammond Noll 14 Cary Roosevelt I I Cary Wirt 6 Highland LOW COLFER for the Governors, Jim Hiduke, shows Dennis Zal- len, a substitute golfer, a putting grip, while practicing at Lake Hills Coif Course. Interested spectators, Dave Chesney and Bill Anderson, look on at the Governor golfers. LOOKING AT THE TOP HAT that they will soon be wearing are the Cadets— Sherry Shadoan, Darliss Frye, Barbara Seaman, and Sharon Detvay. MARIE MELTON AND DIANE MILNE, Mor¬ ton’s feature twirlers, demonstrate a twirl¬ ing exhibition in an exciting performance. Twirlers Provide Entertainment Adding high stepping highlights to all of, the football games are the majorettes and cadets. They have contributed beauty and pre¬ cision to the halftime festivities as well as to numerous other shows given by M.H.S. This year, the twirlers performed at the basketball games for the first time. Both groups are in¬ structed by Mrs. L. Melton every day after school. Marie Melton and Diane Milne, fea¬ ture twirlers, led the formations. The Morton twirlers participated in a number of local and state contests this year. THE 1961 MAJORETTES are—BACK ROW: Cheryl Bothwell, Judy Potis, Mari¬ lyn Mayden, and Nancy Hoffman; MIDDLE ROW: Janice Bright, Judy Cuy, Joyce Vargo, Eileen Ritthaler, and Cheryl Szoke; BOTTOM ROW: Diane Milne, Nancy Hill, Cynthia Ventrella, Sally Rohl, Mary Ann Zych, and Marie Melton. Everyone Can Find Friends At MHS Morton’s most important asset is people —students, teachers, administrators. Stu¬ dents in the halls laugh and exchange greetings. Serious faces in a classroom study the world’s past or the nation’s fu¬ ture. Eager fans cheer the team to victory. Students take part in school activities, meet friends, and bring honors to the school everyday. The faculty does their part by preparing students for the future. The friendly relationship formed with teachers and fellow students are the truly important things gained from high school. Students make friends with whom they participate in the same activities, attend the same events, and work in the same classes. Morton’s greatest pride is its students. The memories of scholastic achievement, athletic prowess, and honors and awards will linger on, but Morton will be best remembered—not for the debate tourney, nor the band contest, nor the football games—but for the “Mighty Governors” who were responsible for Morton’s achieve¬ ments. Many things about high School may be forgotten, but friendships and person¬ alities are the qualities which remain. 90 GIRLS’ STATE REPRESENTATIVES: Kay Hemingway, Caroline Reichardt, Judy Ho- D.A.R. AWARD WINNER: Judy Bogan, ward. Students Receive Morton students work for excellence in all that they attempt and, achieving their goals, receive many honors and awards. Each year outstanding juniors are se¬ lected by the faculty to attend Boys’ and Girls’ State. For one week delegates learn about government activities and affairs by participation in a mock state. Students run for offices and govern themselves. A junior also is selected to be the Mor¬ ton delegate to the United Nations. On this trip, the delegate learns the func¬ tions of the U.N. and is able to view the many famous sites of New York. A great knowledge of government and DELECATE TO THE UNITED history is the major qualification neces- NATIONS: Jerry Hutsler. sar y for candidates for the D.A.R. Award. MERIT SCHOLARSHIP FINALIST: David Teegarden. T.V. DEBATERS: Linda Nolan, moderator; Paul Stivers and Cary Wer- skey, participants. Honors, Awards Competition is stiff for those students who take the National Merit Scholarship Test. Those scoring in the ninety-nine per¬ centile become finalists. Team participants in each sport select one of their teammates as the most valu¬ able player, on the basis of ability, sports¬ manship, and team contribution. This year two Morton students partici¬ pated on “Rebuttal,” a televised debate program in Chicago Another student told the viewing audience about MHS. Two seniors who rank one and two in their class are named Valedictorian and Salutatorian. respectively. Through these activities students bring honor to themselves and to Morton. TOP SENIOR SCHOLARS: Alan Smulevitz, valedctor- ian; Cathy Cutler, saluta- Seniors Recall Events of Past SHIRLEY |EAN AUMILLER Booster Club 2,3; Girls ' Club 1; Historical Club 3, Monitor 1; Phys-Ed. Asst. 2,3; Travel Club 1,2; Typing Club 3,4. LINDA LOU AUSTIN Biology Club 1-4 (Sec. 3); Journ. Inst. 3; MORiONITE (Asst. Ed. 4); NHS 3,4 (Program Chairman 4); Photo Club 1-4 (Sec. 3,4); Quill and Scroll 3,4; TOP HAT (Adv. Ed. 3, Sr. Adv. 4); Y-Teens 1. JOHN BAILOR Association (House 1, Judge 1,2, Senate 2,3); Basketball 1-4; Biology Club 3; Booster Club 4; Boys ' State Rep. 3; Cross Country 1-4; Historical Club 4; Track 1-4. DAVE BARANY Roosevelt H.S.: Band 1,2; Boys ' Glee Club 2; Cross Country 1,2; Monitor 1,2; Orchestra 1, 2; Morton H.S.: Band 3; Historical Club 4; Monitor 3; Pep Band 3; TOP HAT (salesman 3) . CAROL ANN BARNES Choir 2-4; Girls ' Club 1,2; Typing Club 3. CARY BARNES Athletic Manager 1-4; M-Club 3. LESTER JOHN BARNO Football 1-4 (Co-Captain 4); M-Club 2-4 (Pres. 4) ; Spanish Club 1-3; Track 1-4; Wrestling 2-4. This year climaxed the events of each senior’s high school career. For the 259 students of the graduating class it was a year filled with innum¬ erable experiences. The class of 1961 began planning their activities soon after school began. Wearing their senior cords was a tradition they enjoyed. The Winter Formal was the first big social event of the year organized by the seniors. The senior class ad¬ ministered the adoption of a Korean war orphan by the entire student body. The Has-Been Will-Be basket¬ ball game between the seniors and the underclassmen was another tra¬ ditional event. The seniors looked forward to the Senior Play and Sen¬ ior Banquet in the spring and Senior Week in their last week of high school. LEADING THE CRADUATINC CLASS of 1961 were—Royleen Shanta, Vice Presi¬ dent; Sharon Murchek, Secretary-Treasurer; and Dennis Brant, President. MARY KAY BARTLEY Booster Club 1-3; Historical Club 2-4; Home Ec. Club (Pres. 1). STEPHEN MICHAEL BEISON Association (Chief Justice 4, Judge 3, Senate 3); Basketball 1-3; Biology Club 2; Cross- Country 1; Football 2-4; Hi-Y 1; Rep. to World Affairs Inst. 3; Soph. Class Pres.; Track 1-3. BONNIE BELASKAS GAA 4; JRC 2-4; Spanish Club 1; Student Spanish Teacher 3; Y-Teens 1. DONALD H. BELL Baseball 1-4; Biology Club 2; Cross-Country 1,2,4; Historical Club 2-4; Hi-Y 1; M-Club 3,4; Monitor 2,3; Travel Club 1. LESLIE RAE BELL Roosevelt H.S.: Booster Club 1; Monitor 1,2; Teacher Asst. 1,2; Y-Teens 2; Morton H.S.: Home Ec. Club 4; Monitor 3,4; Y-Teens 3. ROBERT BEMENT Chess Club 2,3; Cross-Country 2,3; Historical Club 1. CAROLE ANNE BENKOVICH Monitor 3; Typing Club 3,4. ALAN BERCMAN Biology Club 2,3; Jr. Exec. Board; Monitor 3; Photo Club 2-4; Travel Club 1. PHIL BISCAN LEONARD F. BISSA Biology Club 2,3; Lab Asst. 4; Monitor 2; Mortonite (Photographer 3); Photo Club 2-4 (Pres. 4); Phy-Chem Club 2-4 (Pres 5); Travel Club 1. EUGENE BLINE jAMES LAWRENCE BLINE AV Asst. 2,3; Band 1-4; Follies 3; Photo Club 3; Theater Guild 2,3; Travel Club 2. CAROL ANN BOBOWSKI Girls ' Club 2.-4 (Sec. 4, V.P. 3); Office Helper 3,4; Typing Club 3; Y-Teens 1,2. JUDITH MARIE BOCAN Art Club 1-3 (Sec. 3); Association (House 2, Recorder 4); Booster Club 1; DAR Award 4; FT A 4; Lab Asst. 3; MORTONITE (Typist 1); TOP HAT (Salesman 3); Y-Teens 1,2. CERALDINE MARIE BOSKOVICH Booster Club 3; GAA 1; Girls ' Club 1,2; Home Ec. Club 4. LLOYD BRANDENBURG DENNIS ARTHUR BRANT Art Club 1; Association (Court Deputy 4); Boy’s State Alt. 3; Football 1-4; Hi-Y (Treas. 3,4); Sr. Class Pres.; Wrestling 1-4. JANICE LOUISE BRICHT GAA 1; Historical Club 3,4; Homecoming Court 4; JRC 1; Majorette 3,4; Teacher Asst. 4; Y-Teens 2-4. DICK BROOKE AV Asst. 1; Baseball 4; Booster Club 1-4; Historical Club 3; Spanish Club 2. SHARON ELIZABETH BROWN Bookstore 4; Booster Club 2,3; Cheerleader 1; GAA 1; Historical Club 2-4; Homecoming Court 4; Monitor 3; Y-Teens 1. MAUREEN BRUNO Forensic Club 1; Monitor 1-3. DAVE DUANE BUCKNER Basketball 1-4; Booster Club 2-4; Cross-Coun¬ try 4; Football 1-3; Golf 3-4; Historical Club 3,4; Hi-Y 1; Track 2. SANDRA KAY BUCKNER GAA 3; Girls’ Club 1; JRC 2. SANDY BULDAK Booster Club 1; GAA 1; JRC 2; Monitor 3,4; Typing Club 3. JAMES BYRON BURDEAU Booster Club 2,3; Choir 4; Follies 3; Historical Club 3,4; Monitor 3; Student Center Host 4; Teacher Asst. 3; Theater Guild 1; TOP HAT (Ad. Salesman 4, Sports Ed. 4); Travel Club 2. MARCE BURTON Chess Club 1; GAA 1,3; Girls ' Club 3; Typing Club 2. DAVID DAN BYRNE Association (House 2,3, Senate 4); Athletic Manager 1-4; Basketball 1; Choir 2,4; Golf 3,4 MORTONITE (Sports Ed. 1-4); Rep. to World Affairs Inst. 3; Spanish Club 1-3. MABEL KATHLEEN CARRICO Association (Sec. of Treasury 4); Choir 1-3; GAA 1; Girls’ State Rep. 3; Historical Club 2,4; lab Asst. 3; Monitor 2; NHS 3,4; Teacher Asst. 4; Y-Teens 1-3 (Pres. 2. Sec. 1). LOIS WILMA CASEY Band 1-4; FTA 2-4; Lab Asst. 3; NHS 3,4; Science Seminar 2; Typing Club 3,4. TRUDY CHANSLER Cafeteria Helper 1; Clinic Asst. 3,4; GAA 1; Girls ' Club 1-3; JRC 1,3,4; (V.P. 4); Lab Asst. 2. SANDRA JANET CHAPPEY Band 1,3; Biology Club 2; Cafeteria Helper 1; Historical Club 4; Theater Guild 3; Y- Teens 3,4. SANDRA ANN CHASTELER Booster Club 2,3; FTA 1-4 (Pres, 4, V.P. 3); NHS 3,4; Quill and Scroll 4; Sr. Exec. Board; Student Center Hostess 4; Student Teacher 2; TOP HAT (Ad. Salesman 4, Lit. Ed. 4, Salesman 2,3). DAVID CHESNEY Association (House 1); Band 1,2; Math Club 3,4; Travel Club 2. JOHN DARRELL CHRISNEY Association (Court Bailiff 4, House 1); Basket¬ ball 1 4; Cross-Country 1,2; Hi-Y 2; NHS 3,4. PAULETTE VERONICA CIESLIKOWSKI Girls ' C ' Mb 1.2; JRC 3,4; Library Helper 4; Travel Club 1,2. KAREN ELAINE CLARK Booster Club 2-4 (V.P. 4); Cheerleader 2-4; Historical Club 2-4 (Sec. 4); Homecoming Court 4; Majorette 1; Monitor 2-4; Y-Teens 1. JANET MAE COLE Biology Club 2-4; Cafeteria Helper 1; Choir 2-4; FNC 3; Stage Crew 3,4; Y-Teens 1,2. SHARON LEE CONNORS Association (House 2-4); Historical Club 3,4; NANCY COOMES JUDY MARIE COTTERELL Association (House 4); Girls ' Club 2,3; Ma¬ jorette 1-4; Monitor 2,4; Teacher Asst. 3; Theater Guild 1. EARL EVERETT CREEKMORE Band 1-4; Biology Club 3,4; NHS 4; Orchestra 3; Photo Club 1-4; Phy-Chem Club 2. WILLIAM ROGER CREEKMORE Merrillville H.S.: Biology Club 2; Booster Club 1,2; Cross-Country 1,2; Historical Club 1; Latin Club 1; Photo Club 2; Science Club 1,2; Track 1; Morton H.S.: Booster Club 4; Phy-Chem Club 3; Typing Club 3. LANARAE CRILLEY Booster Club 2; Choir 3,4; GAA 1; Histori¬ cal Club 4; Theater Guild 1-3; Typing Club 3; Y-Teens 1,3,4. CATHY EILEEN CUTLER (Salutatorian) Association (House 1,2); Booster Club 2; Girls ' Club 1; Historical Club 2,3; Lab Asst. 3; NHS 3,4; Travel Club 1; Typing Club 3,4. ROBERT DANIELS Band 1-4 (1st. Place-District and State Con¬ tests). 97 CATHERINE MARIE DAVICH Home Ec. Club (V.P. 4). EDWARD W. DEDELOW Chess Club 1; Football 1-4; Hi-Y 1-4; Phy- Chem 3,4; Wrestling 1-4. JUDITH ANN DETTERLINE GAA 1,2; Girls ' Club 1; Historical Club 4; JRC 2,3; Lab Asst. 3; Monitor 4; Office Help¬ er 3; Y-Teens 3,4. NANCY JEAN DITTRICH Association (House 1); FTA 4; GAA 1,2; Home¬ coming Court 4; Lab Asst. 1,2; Teacher Asst. 4; Y-Teens 1-4. NANCY DELOIS DROKE Biology Club 2; Clinic Asst. 3,4; FNC 4; Girls ' Club 3; Home Ec. Club 4; Y-Teens 2. SHARON KAYE DUCAN JRC 2,3; Office Helper 3; Y-Teens 1. RONALD JOHN ELINKOWSKI ROBERT EVACKO Cinema Club 1; MORTONITE (Photographer 2-4); Photo Club 2-4; TOP HAT (Asst. Photo Ed. 4). MARCARET EVANS Typing Club 3. SALLY IRENE ADELE FARLEY Art Club 1; Association (Senate-2); FNC 3,4; Forensic Club 2; Historical Club 3; Monitor 4; Sr. Exec. Board; TOP HAT (Ad. Salesman 3, Salesman 3); Y-Teens (Treas. 1). NANCY JEAN FEINBERC Art Club 1; Booster Club 1-3; Historical Club 3; Monitor 1,3; Spanish Club 1,2. PATRICIA E. FERCUSON Booster Club 1-3; Typing Club 2. CAROL SUE FLEISCHER Association (House 2,3); Band 1-4 (1st. Place- District and State Contests); Biology Club 2; Historical Club 4; Orchestra 3,4; Teacher Asst. 4; Typing Club 3,4. SHARON JEAN FORSBERC Association (Court Recorder 4); Booster Club 1-4 (Treas. 4); Forensic Club 1; Historical Club 2,3; Home Ec. Club 1; Jr. Exec. Board; Monitor 2; TOP HAT (Salesman 1). ROGER D. FOWLER Booster Club 1,2; Cross-Country 1; Historical Club 3.4; Hi-Y 4; Monitor 1,2; Travel Club 1. JANET ILENE COULT Choir 4; GAA 1-4; Library Asst. 1-4. JUDITH ANN CUY Band 1,2; Booster Club 2; Historical Club 4; Majorette 2-4; Monitor 4; NHS 4; Orchestra 1-3; Y-Teens 3,4 (Sec. 4). JILL DIANE HARRIS Booster Club 3,4; FTA 1; Historical Club 2-4; Jr. Exec. Board; Monitor 1,2; Office Helper 2; Sr. Exec. Board; Student Center Hostess 3; TOP HAT (Salesman 1,2). JOSEPH R. HARRISON Association (House 1,2); Choir 3,4 (First Place-District vocal contest); Debate 1-3; Fol¬ lies (Director 3); Football 1; Forensic Club 1-4 (Sec.-Treas. 3); Fr. Class Pres.; Monitor 2; NFL 1-4 (Sec-Treas. 3); Student Center Host 1; TOP HAT (Ad. Manager 2-4). JUDITH M. FREDEL Choir 3; Follies 3; GAA 1. RICHARD CARDNER Football 1-4 (Co-Captain 4); Forensic Club 1,2; Hi-Y 1-4 (Pres. 4); Monitor 3,4; Mr. Ugly 4; Phy Chem Club (Pres. 3); Wrestling 1-4. JERRY C. CETTIC Football 1; Theater Guild 1; Track 1. ROBERT J. COLEC Biology Club 2-4 (V.P. 3,4); Football 1-4; Lab Asst. 3; M-Club 4; Travel Club 1,2; Wrest¬ ling 3,4. R. JAMES HOPP Biology Club 1-4 (Pres. 3, V.P. 2); Bookstore Helper 1,2; Cafeteria Helper 1-4; Lab Asst. 2-4; Photo Club 1,2 (Treas. 2); TOP HAT (Salesman 4). JOAN HUDZIK Booster Club 1-3; Historical Club 2; Home Ec. Club 3,4; Monitor 3; Theater Guild 1; Typing Club 3,4. PATRICIA ANNE JAPKOWSKI Girls ' Club 2,4 (Treas. 4); Historical Club 3; Home Ec. Club 1,2; Teacher-Asst. 4; Theater Guild 1; Typing Club 3. EDWARD R. JENKINS Chess Club 1-4 (Treas. 4). JAMES JOHNS LOREN LEROY JOHNSON Biology Club 1; Cafeteria Helper 1; Cinema Club 1; Lab. Asst. 2; Photo Club 3,4; Theater Guild 3; Travel Club 3; Typing Club 2. DUANE J. HICKS Booster Club 4; Football 1-3; Golf 3,4 (Cap¬ tain 3); Historical Club 4; Hi-Y 1-3 (V.P. 3); Jr. Exec. Board; Sr. Exec. Board; Track 1,2; Wrestling 3,4. JAMES JOSEPH HIDUKE Cross-Country 3,4; Golf 3,4; Historical Club 4; Hi-Y 2,3; M-Club 4; Wrestling 2-4. NANCY LOU HOFFMAN Art Club 3,4; Association (House 1); Booster Club 2; Cafeteria Helper 3; Choir 2-4; Fol¬ lies 3; FTA 3; Majorette 1-4; Orchestra 1-4; Phys-Ed. Asst. 2,3; Stage Crew 1-4 (Treas. 4); Theater Guild 1; TOP HAT (Salesman 2). THOMAS J. HOFFMAN Cinema Club 1-4; Photo Club 1; Phy-Chem Club 1,2,4; Spanish Club 3; Track 1. NATALIE DELICHT HOLLEY Association (House 2-4), Choir 4; Girls ' Club 1; Historical Club 2-4; Lab Asst. 2,3; NHS 4; Teacher Asst. 4. ROBERT HOLLOWAY AV Asst. 1; Booster Club 4; Cinema Club 1,2; Monitor 2. PATRICIA RAE JOHNSON Girls ' Club 1,2; Y-Teens 2. WALTER C. JOHNSON Art Club 2; Follies 3; Historical Club 4; Span¬ ish Club 1; Stage Crew 2. WAYNE CLENN KANSFIELD Our Lady of the Lake Sem.: Baseball 1; Bas¬ ketball 1,2; Football 2. CAROL JEAN KARNAFEL Booster Club I; Historical Club 3; JRC 3,4; Monitor 3; NHS 3,4; Phy-Chem 3,4; Teacher Asst. 3,4; Theater Guild 1,2. CENE KEISTER Basketball 1,2; Football 1; Theater Guild 1; Track 1. SANDRA RUTH KESSLER GAA 1-4 (Trees. 2, V.P. 4); JRC 1-4 (Sec. 3); Jr. Exec. Board; Monitor 3; MORTONITE (Ad.-Layout Manager 4, Ad. Salesman 2); Phys-Ed. Asst. 2-4. JANICE LEE KICER Association (House 2); Band 1-4; Booster Club 3; FTA 4; Historical Club 3; Monitor 3,4; NHS 3,4; Travel Club 2; Typing Club 4. LA VETA DIANNE KINCSBURY Art Club 1,2 (Sec. 2); Association (House 1); Bilogy Club 2-4; Cafeteria Helper 1; Monitor 2,4; MORTONITE (Copy Ed. 4); Stage Crew 3; Teacher Asst. 1,3,4; TOP HAT (Salesman 3,4). BRUCE KITCHELL Association (House 3); Biology Club 2; Cine¬ ma Club 1,2; Football 1; IIT Math Course 4; Math Club 3,4; NHS 3,4; Science Seminar 2-4; Student Center Host 1-3. HEIKE HELEN KLINCNER Germany: JRC 1; Morton H.S.: Biology Club 2; Booster Club 2,3; Choir 2-4; FNC 3,4 (Pres. 4); Follies 3. JOAN CAROL KNOCHE GAA 1; Historical Club 3,4; Y-Teens 2-4. THERESA LOTTIE KOCON GAA 1; Historical Club 3,4; Y-Teens 2-4. NICK KOHUT Art Club 3; Cinema Club 1; Forensic Club 1,2; Phy-Chem Club 3; Stage Crew 3. JUDI KONTOR GAA 1,2; Girls ' Club 1. DELPHINE KOZNICKI Follies 3; Girls ' Club 2; Historical Club 3,4; Travel Club 2; Typing Club 3. EDWARD PHILLIP KOZUBAL Football 1; Hi-Y 1-3 (V.P. 3); Travel Club (Pres. 1). STEPHEN KUKTA Basketball 1; Football 1,2; Historical Club 4; Hi-Y 1,2. MARIA HELENA K UNZ Girls ' Club 2.3; Historical Club 4; Lab Asst. 4; Travel Club 1-3 (Sec. 3). CHARLOTTE LENZO FNC 3,4 (V.P. 4); GAA 1; Theater Guild 3. KENNETH WAYNE LESSIE Basketball 1-4; Booster Club 3,4; Cinema Club 1; Cross-Country 1,2,4; NHS 4; Track 1-4. NEIL LLOYD Math Club 3,4; Monitor 3; NHS 3,4; Travel Club 1,2. DONALD H. LOHSE Association (House 4); Booster Club 1,2; Foot¬ ball 1-4; Historical Club 2-4; Monitor 3; Wrestling 2-4. RUTH LUDDY Art Club 1; Booster Club 4; Choir 2-4 (1st. Place-District Vocal Contest); Follies 3; His¬ torical Club 2-4; Monitor 2,3; Y-Teens 1-3 (Sec. 1). MARY ELLEN MACILL Band 1-4; Majorette 1-4; NHS 4; Teacher Asst. 3,4; Y-Teens 3,4. ANDREA JEAN MANCOS Art Club (Sec. 2); Choir 2; Follies 3; GAA 1; Historical Club 3,4; JRC 2; Theater Guild ROBERT M. MAROVICH Basketball 1,2; Cross-Country 1,2; Track 1,2. MARY CAY MATOVINA FNC 4; FTA 3; GAA 1,2; Girls ' State Alt. 3; JRC 3; Jr. Class Sec.-Treas.; MORTONITE (Typist 3); NHS 3,4 (Sec. 4); Photo Club 1,2; Phy-Chem Club (Sec.-Treas. 4); Teacher Asst. EDWARD LAWRENCE MAYDEN |OHN ALLEN McALEER Association (House 1); Band 1-4 (1st. Place City, District and State Contests); Biology Club 3; NHS 3,4 (Pres. 4); Photo Club 2-4; Phy-Chem Club 2. SALLY McCLURE 102 DIANA M. MEEKER Biology Club (Treas. 3); FNC 4; GAA 1; lab Asst. 2,3; Monitor 2; MORTONITE (Typist 3); NHS 3,4; Photo Club 2,3 (Treas.3); Phy-Chem Club 4; Quill and Scroll 3,4; Teacher Asst. 4; TOP HAT (Ad. Ed. 3,4). MARIE ELAINE MELTON Art Club 2; Band 1-4 (1st. Place-District and State Contests); Maiorette 1-4 (1st Place- State Contests, North American Sr. Twirling Champ 4); NHS 3,4; Orchestra 1-4; Phy- Chem Club 3; Stage Crew (Sec. 3); Y-Teens 4. CAROL ANN MERICLE Girls ' Club 2-4; Home Ec. Club 1,2; JRC 1; Theater Guild 1. SYBIL JEAN MERTENS Booster Club 1-3; Choir 1-4; Follies 3; His¬ torical Club 2-4; JRC 2; TOP HAT (Salesman 1,4); Y-Teens (Pres. 1). MARILYN MESTROVICH Forensic Club 2; Girls ' Club 1; Historical Club 3; Home Ec. Club (Pres. 1); Monitor 1,3,4; Orchestra 3; Phy-Chem Club 3; Soph. Class Sec.-Treas.; TOP HAT (Ad. Salesman 1); Y- Teens 1-4 (Treas. 4). CHARLES METROS Chess Club 3,4. SHARON MIERAS Art Club 1; Choir 2,3; Chorus 4; FNC 2,3; Follies 3; Historical Club 4; Monitor 3; Y- Teens 2,3. EDWARD KIM MILLER Association (House 3, Speaker of the House 4); Forensic Club 1-4; Hi-Y 1; MORTONITE 4; NFL 2-4. DIANE MILNE FT A 3; GAA 1,2; Majorette 1-4 (1st. Place- District and State Contests); Monitor 4; " Office Helper 3; TOP HAT (Ad. Salesman 4); Y- Teens 1-4 (Pres. 4). JIM MOECLIN Cinema-Club 1-4; Spanish Club 1. CAROL ANNE MONTACBANO Girls ' Club 4; JRC 4; library Helper 4. CAROL D. MOORE Booster Club 2; GAA 1,2; Historical Club 4; Monitor 3; Office Helper 4; Y-Teens 1. KAREN ELIZABETH MUELLER FT A 2-4 (Treas. 3); Girls ' Club 1; Home Ec. Club 1; JRC 2; NHS 3,4; Teacher Asst. 4. SHARON JAYE MURCHEK Cafeteria Helper 1; GAA 1; Monitor 1-3; Sr. Class Sec.-Treas.; Theater Guild 2. LINDA HOPE MYERS GAA 1; Girls ' Club 1-4; Monitor 3; NHS 3,4; Student Center Hostess 2. 103 BONNIE JEAN NAFTZCER Booster Club 1; Historicol Club 4; Home Ee. Club 1; Lab Asst. 3i Monitor 1,3; Travel Club 1-3. ARNOLD NEMCEK AV Asst. 1; Chorus 4: Football 1,2) Monitor 1,2; TOP HAT (Salesman 1). LINDA NOLAN Debate 4; FTA 2-4; Girls ' Club 1; Girls ' State Rep. 3; Home Ec. Club 1; Journ. Inst. 3; Monitor 2,4; MORTONITE (News Ed. 4); NFL 4; NHS 3,4; Quill and Scroll 4; Teacher Asst. EDWARD CLINTON NORRIS Association (House 3); Cross-Country 3; Foot- ba.l 1,2; Historical Club 3,4 (V.P. 4); Hi-Y Club 1; Jr. Exec. Board; M-Club 2-4; Spanish Club 2; Student Center Host 2,4; Track 2; Wrest¬ ling 2-4. JAMES L. OCHILTREE JRC 1; Travel Club 3. JIM OSWALT Bosse H.S.; Latin Club 1,2; Roosevelt H.S.: Latin Club 1; Tuscaloosa H.S.: Latin Club 2; Calumet H.S.; Chemistry Club 3; Rock Falls H.S.: Chemistry 3; Morton H.S.: Phy-Chem Club 4. LARRY OVERMAN Association (V.P. 4); Band 1; Booster Club 2; Colt 3,4; (Captain 4); Historical Club 4; Hi-Y 1,3; MORTONITE (Asst. Sports Ed. 3); Phy- Chem Club 3; Spanish Club 1-3; TOP HAT (Asst. Sports Ed. 3). JIM PALMER Association (House 2, Judge 4, Senate 1,3); Baseball 2-4; Basketball 1-4; Boys ' Stale Rep. 3; Cross-Country 1-4; Jr. Class Pres.; M-Club 4; Monitor 3; NHS 3,4; Spanish Club 1; Stu¬ dent Center Host 2,4. STEVE J. PAQUIN Baseball 2-4; Basketball 2; Football 1-4; His¬ torical Club 3; Hi-Y 1,2; M-Club 3,4. PATRICIA J. PARKER Biology Club 1; GAA 1,3; JRC 2; Y-Teens 3,4. FRANCES ANN PECELIN Follies 3; Historical Club 3,4; Homecoming Court 4; Jr. Exec. Board; Monitor 4; Theater Guild 2. SHERRY LARAINE PELHANK Booster Club 1-3; NHS 3,4; Office Helper 3,4; TOP HAT (Business Manager 2). JOAN MARIE POCIUS Booster Club 3; FNC 4; Historical Club 3. RICHARD J. POLLARD Art Club 1; Association (House 2, Sec. of Student Center 4); Chess Club 2; JRC 3; Math Club 3,4; Monitor 1; Student Center Host 2,3; Travel Club 1. SUZANNE MARIE POP Choir 3; GAA 1,2; JRC 1-4 (Pres. 4; Trees. 3); Monitor 4; Office Helper 3,4; Student Center Hostess 2. 104 JAMES S. PRESSNELL Chess Club 1; Football 1-4; Forensic Club 2; Historical Club 3,4; JRC 1; Monitor 2; Wrest¬ ling 3,4. VIRGINIA LOUISE RAKOS Forensic Club 2; FTA 1; Historical Club 3; JRC 1,2; Jr. Exec. Board; NFL 2-4; Publicity Typist 3,4; Quill and Scroll 4; Student Cen¬ ter Hostess 2,4; Teacher Asst. 3,4; Theater Guild 1; TOP HAT (Asst. Business Manager 4, Salesman 1-4, Typist 3,4). MELLDORAN RAMBO Art Club 1,2 (Pres. 2). FRANK RATKAY WILLIAM J. REBEY Booster Club 2-4; Historical Club 2-4; JRC 1; Track 3; Wrestling 2-4. ROBERT REID AV Asst. 1; Football 1; Theater Guild 1. TIMOTHY L. REID St. Lawrence Sem.; Baseball 1,2; Bowling 1, 2; TOWER (Contributing Ed. 1,2); Morton H.S.; Booster Club 3; Debate 3; Forensic Club 3,4; MORTONITE (Ad. Manager 3, Business Manager 4); NFL 3,4; NHS 4; Quill and Scroll 4; TOP HAT (Ad. Salesman 3). PATRICIA M. RELINSKI GAA 1; G : r’s ' Club 1-3 (Pres. 3, Trees. 1); Historical Club 2-4; Monitor 4; Student Cen¬ ter Hostess 2. STANLEY RELINSKI KAREN REYNOLDS Bookstore Helper 4; Choir 2,3; Girls ' Club 1; Theater Guild 1; Y-Teens 1. CEORGE NICHOLAS RIVICH Basketball 2,3; Booster Club 4; Cross-Country 2,4; Historical Club 3,4; Monitor 3; Student Center Host 3; Track 2; Travel Club 1. MARCO ROACH Booster Club 1,2; GAA 1; Historical Club 2-4; Monitor 2,3; Office Helper 3,4; Student Center Hostess 2; Teacher Asst. 3,4. MARY ROSANSWANK Choir 3; GAA 1; Girls ' Club 1,3; Monitor 3; Student Center Hostess 2; Travel Club 2. CERALD JOHN ROUSE Football 3. ADOLPH SABIK Basketball 1,2; Football 1-3; Spanish Club 3. 105 JOANNE MARIE SALKA Booster Club 3; Choir 2-4; GAA 1; Histori¬ cal Club 3; Lab Asst. 3; Y-Teens 1,2. BONNIE MARIE SCHEFFER Booster Club 1-4; Cheerleader 1; FNC 2; Historical Club 1,3,4; Mardi Gras Queen 2. FRED SCHROEDER Band 1-4 (1st. Place-City Contest 3); Biology Club 2-3; Stage Crew 2-4; Theater Guild 2. THOMAS SHAFFER ROYLEEN JOYCE SHANTA Association (Asst. Court Recorder 4); Fr., Soph., Jr., Sr.-V.P. of Class; GAA 1-4 (Sec. 3, Treas. 4); Girls ' State Alt. 3; Monitor 2; NHS 3,4 (Treas. 4); Phys-Ed. Asst. 3; Y-Teens 1-4 (V.P. 2). SUSEN CRETCHAN SHARKEY FNC 3; GAA 1-4 (Pres. 4, State Award 4); Monitor 2-4; MORTONITE (Ad. Salesman 3); Phys-Ed. Asst. 2-4; Y-Teens 1,2. SHARON LEE SHAW Bookstore Helper 3,4; Booster Club 1-4; GAA 1; Historical Club 2,4; Home Ec. Club 3; Monitor 2. JOAN MARIE SHERBY Association (House 3, Sec. of Assemblies 4); Band 1-4; FTA 3,4; Girls’ Club 2; Homecom¬ ing Court 4; Jr. Exec. Board; Monitor 3; NHS 3,4 (Alumni Chairman 4); Spanish Club 2; Sr. Exec. Board; Student Center Hostess 3. PATRICIA KATHLEEN SHERMAN Booster Club 2-4; Girls ' Club 2-4 , Historical Club 2-4; MORTONITE (Typist 4); Travel Club 1. ARDELL SHIPLEY HELEN SHOEMAKER Association (House 4); Band 1-3 (1st. Place- District and Stale Piano Contests); Booster Club 4; Choir 3,4; Follies 3; FTA 2,4; Journ. Inst. 3; Library Helper 3; Monitor 3; MOR¬ TONITE (Feature Ed. 3,4); Office Helper 4; Orchestra 1,2; Student Center Hostess 2; Stu¬ dent Teacher 2. BRUCE RAY SIECKER Biology Club 3,4 (Pres. 4); Football 1; Hi-Y 2-4; Lab Asst. 3,4; Monitor 2,3; Travel Club BRENDA KAY SILKWOOD Edison H.S.: GAA 1; Glee Club 1; Morton H.S.: Historical Club 2-4; Lab Asst. 2; NHS 3,4; Teacher Asst. 3,4. WILLIAM RAYMOND SKAFISH Historical Club 4; Spanish Club 3. JANICE SKURKA FNC 4; Girls ' Club 1; Home Ec. Club 4; Typing Club 3. 106 CERALDINE ANN SMALLEY Girls ' Club 1-4. DIANE JOAN SMITH GAA 1; Girls ' Club 2; Historical Club 3,4; TOP HAT (Salesman 2); Travel Club 1,2; Typ¬ ing Club 3 A- ISABEL BARR SMITH Association (House 4); Girls ' Club 1; Home Ec. Club 3,4 (Homemaking Award 4); Thea¬ ter Guild 1; Y-Teens 1-4 (V.P. 2). ROSANNE MARIE SMITH Debate 3,4; Forensic Club 3,4; Journ. Inst. 3; JRC 1; Monitor 2; NFL 2-4; Quill and Scroll 4; Theater Guild 1; TOP HAT (Ad. Salesman 2, Asst. Ed. 4, Salesman 3, Under¬ class Ed. 3). ALAN R. SMULEVITZ (Valedictorian) Association (House 1); Biology Club 1-3; Boys’ State Rep. 3; Forensic Club 4; MOR- TONITE (Feature Ed. 3, Page Ed. 4); Nat ' l. Poetry Award 3; Photo Club 2; Science Semi¬ nar 3,4. DOROTHEA SUSAN SNYDER GAA 1; Historical Club 3,4; Teacher Asst. 4; Travel Club 1,2; Typing Club 3. JOSEPH EMANUEL SOLAN Booster Club 1-4; Phy-Chem Club 3; Span¬ ish Club 1-4 (Pres. 2,4); Travel Club 1. JUDIE SPIES Booster Club 1; GAA 1,2; Teacher Asst. 4; Y-Teens 3. DANA PHYLLIS STEWART Association (Senate 4); Booster Club 2; Choir 2; FNC 3; Forensic Club 1,2; Historical Club 3; JRC 1; Monitor 2,4; Orchestra 1-4; Sr. Exec. Board; Theater Guild 2. DERYL STORCK Biology Club 1; Cinema Club 1-4. JUDY ANN STUHR Booster Club 3,4; GAA 1; Historical Club 3,4; Library Asst. 2,3; Y Teens 1,2 (Treas. 2). JACQUELINE ACNES SVABIK Booster Club 1,2; FNC 3; Forensic Club 3,4; FTA 1; Historical Club 2,3; Homecoming Queen 4; Home Ec. Club 2; JRC 4; Lab Asst. 3; Monitor 1,2,4; MORTONITE (Reporter 2, 3); Theater Guild 1; TOP HAT (Salesman 4); MARILYNN SWALICK Booster Club 1-4; Cheerleader 2-4; Forensic Club 1; GAA 1; Historical Club 2,4; Home¬ coming Court 4; JRC 1; Jr. Exec. Bead; Spanish Club (Pres. 3); Student Spanish Teacher 3,4. ALICE J. TAKAS Association (Sec. of Social Affairs 4); Boos¬ ter Club 3,4 (Sec. 4); Cheerleader 1; Fr. Class Sec.; FTA 1,2; Historical Club 3,4; JRC I; Monitor 3; TOP HAT (Salesman 1); Y- Teens 2. DAVID WHITMORE TEEGARDEN Association (Pres. 4); Band 1; Booster Club 2; Football 1-4; Historical Club (Treas. 4); Hi-Y 1; M-Club 2,3 (Sec. 3); Monitor 2; NHS 3,4; Phy-Chem Club 3; Science Seminar 2-4; Spanish Club 1-3 (Sec. 3, V.P. 2); Wrest¬ ling 2-4. 107 JUDY K. VILLADSEN Booster Club 1-4; GAA 1; Historical Club 3, 4; Home Ec. Club 2; Monitor 2-4. SHARON ANN WAHL Hommond Tech. H.S.: GAA 2,3; little Thea¬ ter 2,3; Morton H.S.; Booster Club 4; GAA 4; Phys-Ed. Asst. 4. WILLIAM RAY WALL Chess Club 2; Travel Club 1. SUSAN FRANCES WALSH Muncie Central H.S.: Clinic Asst. 2; Library Helper 1; Math Club 2; Student Council (V. P. 1); Morton H.S.; Booster Club 4; Forensic Club 3; Historical Club 4; NFL 3,4; NHS 3,4; Quill and Scroll 4; TOP HAT (Lit. Ed. 4); Y- Teens 3. JACK LEROY WATSON Stage Crew 1 -4, JOAN FLORENCE TEECARDEN Art Club 2; Booster Club 1-3; Historical Club 3; Spanish Club 1; Teacher Asst. 2. CAROL THOMAS Booster Club 1,2,4; FNC 2,3; FTA 1; Historical cal Club 2-4; Lab Asst. 3; Monitor 1-3; Y- Teens 3. DIANE THOMAS Booster Club 3,4 (Pres. 4); Cheerleader It FTA 1; Historical Club 2-4; Jr. Exec. Board; Monitor 2-4; Sr. Exec. Board; Y-Teens (Pres. 2, Sec. 1). KATHERINE LEE THOMPSON Hammond H.S.; Biology Club 2; Booster Club 1; Camera Club 2; Choir 1; Dramatic Cub 2; JRC 2; Monitor 1; Morton H.S.: Association (House 3, Senate 4); Clinic Asst. 4; Foren¬ sic Club 3,4; Historical Club 3; NFL 4; Office Helper 3; Student Center Hostess 3; Y- Teens 3. LINDA LOU JOYCE THORLEY Choir 2-4; Follies 3; JRC 3; Theater Guild 1-3. DONNA J. TOMICH Clinic Helper 4; Forensic Club 1; Girls ' Club 2,3; Home Ec. Club 3,4 (Pres. 4); TOP HAT (Salesman 4). CERALD E. WAUCAMAN Booster Club 1; Football 1-4; Hi-Y 1-4; Travel Club 1; Wrestling 1-4. JAMES EDWARD WAYCO Football 1-3; Historical Club 3,4; Hi-Y 1,2; Monitor 3. DICK WEISS Baseball 2,3; Booster Club 1,2; Football 1, 3,4; Golf 4; Historical Club (Pres. 4); Hi-Y 3,4; Phy-Chem Club 3; Spanish Club 2; Travel Club 1; Wrestling 4. VONDA LOUISE WELLS •Chorus 4; Girls ' Club 3; Home Ec. Club 1; Monitor 4; Office Helper 2; Travel Club 1,2. PAUL CARY WERSKEY Association (House 2,3, Senate 1); Boys ' State Rep. 3; Debate 2-4; Football 1; Forensic Club 1-4; Golf 3; Governor’s Youth Council 4; IHSPA-V.P. 3; MORTONITE (Ed.-in-Chief 4, Page Ed. 3, Reporter 2); Nat ' l Student Con¬ gress (Senate 3); NFL 1-4 (Pres. 4, V.P. 3); NHS 3,4; Quill and Scroll 3,4. JANE WHITE TED WHITE Basketball 1,2; Football 1-4; Historical Club 3,4; M Club 3,4; Track 1,2. DIANE RAE WIELAND Choir 2 4 (1st Place District and State Vocal Contests); Follies 3; FT A 1,3,4 (Sec. 4); Histori¬ cal Club 2; Music Inst. 2; NHS 3,4; Quill and Scroll 4; Student Spanish Teacher 3; TOP HAT (Ad. Salesman 4, Fr. Class Ed. 1, Lit. Ed. 4); Y-Teens 1-3. NANCY ANN WICGINS GAA 1-4; Library Helper 1-4. DENNIS WILLIAMS Stage Crew 3; Travel Club 3. RITA KAY WILLIAMS Cafeteria Helper 1; Choir 2-4; Follies 3; FTA 2; Historical Club 3; JRC 2-4 (Sec. 4, 2nd. V.P. of City 4); Monitor 4; Office Helper 2; Teacher Asst. 3,4; Theater Guild 1; Typing Club 4. SHIRLEY MAY WILLIAMS Association (House 1-3); Booster Club 1; His¬ torical Club 2,3; library Helper 2,3; Theater Guild 1; Travel Club 2; Typing Club 4. RICHARD W. WILLIS Booster Club 4; Historical Club 4; Lab Asst, 3,4; Monitor 3. TOM WILSON Travel Club 1. NANCY WOERNER Booster Club 1,2,4; GAA 1; Historical Club 3,4; Home Ec. Club 2; lab Asst. 2,3; Moni¬ tor 1; NHS 3,4; Teacher Asst. 4; TOP HAT (Salesman 1); Y-Teens 3, FRANK LEICH YATES Band 1,2; Choir 2-4; Orchestra 3; Phy-Chem Club 3; Stage Crew (Manager 3,4). DARLENE L. ZUKLIN Girls ' Club 4; Theater Guild 1. ALLEN JOHN ZWINKLIS Association (House 1); Boys ' State Rep. 3; Debate 1-4; Forensic Club 1-4 (Sec.-Treos. 4); Journ. Inst. 3; MORTONITE (Page Ed. 3, Reporter 2); NFl 1-4 (Pari. 4); NHS 3,4; Q uill and Scroll 3,4; Speech Inst. 2; Student Center Host 3; TOP HAT (Ed.-in-Chief 4, Lit. Ed. 3). MARY ANN ZYCH Girls ' Club 1-4 (Pres. 4); Historical Club 2-4; Majorette 1-4. CAMERA-SHY SENIORS Senior Board Plans Activities HARD WORK WAS DISPLAYED by these executive SECOND ROW: R. Colec, D. Hicks, Sponsor Mrs. board members—BACK ROW: Sponsor C Spitzer, D. Squibb, S. Kessler; FRONT ROW: R. Shanta, Thomas D. Stewart, S. Farley, C. Viland, J. Sherby; S. Murchek, D. Brant. Members of the Senior Executive Board combined their efforts in planning the senior activities. The members of the board were chosen by their homerooms and were assisted by the senior class officers and the class spon¬ sors, Gerald Spitzer and Nancy Squibb. During the course of nine months the board planned the Winter Formal, the Senior Ban¬ quet, and Senior Week- Various members assisted with other acti¬ vities of importance to the senior class, such as the measuring of caps and gowns. Some seniors were assigned to keep order through¬ out the measuring process. Others assisted the representatives from the E.R. Moore Company in copying measurements on individual cards. BOB HOLLOWAY poses eagerly for the measurement of his gown. Seniors Realize End Is Near DEEP IN THOUCHT and down in heart, this reminiscing senior recalls the memorable events of his high school years. The final round of open houses, senior parties, and school activi¬ ties as well as cramming for final exams has been too much for George Rivich. He pauses to rest and reflect about the past and the fu¬ ture before the important final event of his high school career, graduation exercises. He and his classmates soon must leave MHS. Juniors Anticipate Final Year The main project of the junior class, the 1961 Prom, was financed by the sale of ribbon and cookies. Helping with the projects were class sponsors Mrs. Soderberg and Mr. Alexander. Members of the future graduating class of 1962 have but one year left to prepare for college or future voca¬ tions. They have spent three years set¬ ting up ideals to follow and preparing themselves to accept the responsibili¬ ties that are required of seniors. THE JUNIOR CLASS selected Kay Hemingway as Secretary-Treasurer and Jerry Hut- sler as President, who, along with Paul Stivers, Vice-president, (not shown in the photograph) led the juniors in all of their projects. Ron Aldrin Bob Anderson Joanne Anderson Ray Arvay Valerie Awe Louis Baiorek Carolyn Baker Eddie Baker Carole Balbo Pat Baldea Bill Bales Bob Bales Joanne Balog Bill Banas Gilbert Barnett Pat Barney Bill Beaty Mike Bedwell Tom Beilby Jim Beiriger Dorothee Bell Doris Benkovich 113 George Berbeco Dawn Bickle Cheryl Bielak Joe Bishop Linda Blair Jackie Blanchard Myra Bledsoe Susan Bluemenhagen Nancy Bocken Ron Bocken Barbara Booth Cheryl Bothwell Russell Boyle Mike Bradburn Jordan Brant Charles Bridges Charlene Burke Karen Burr Edward Camp John Campbell Keith Camperman Diana Carney Larry Chance Dennis Chancellor Ginger Chandos Diane Chappey Ron Chesney James Clark Joyce Coleman Ronald Collins Terry Collins Jennie Comer James Cook Carl Creekmore EllaRae Crom James Crum Don Dakin Aram Daronatsy Dianne Davis Lora Davis Dean Delarbre Sharon Detvay Bill Dodd Sue Dorman Roger Dukes Danny Edwards Ceorgene Eichelberger Robert Ellis Tom Estep Cheri Evans Pam Evans n Ik £3 m t ' S V ft n ft 4- i - f V I ft VI qi a i t .a 31 a Robert Evans Bill Faughn Tina Fazekas Paul Fedor Steve Fenes Sharon Ferguson John Fields Pamela Fogarty Diane Franovich Darliss Frye Sondra Gallimore Dennis Gardner Larry Gardener Judy Gasvoda Vicki George Verna Mae Getzlaff Aurelia Gincauskas Mike Goodson John Goudge Byron Gregory Vern Grubb Jon Hammersmith Lee Hankins Paul Hanson Jerry Havill Ray Hawkins Sue Hawkins Linda Hedwall Jay Hemingway Kay Hemingway Dennis Hepp Bob Hill Nancy Hill Cathy Hlavaty Audrey Hoeppner Bob Hohalek Charrie Hopp Norm Houser Judy Howard Caroll Humphrey Jerry Hutsler Paul Jackson Dennis Janeczko Pat Jaworski Jeanette Johnson Melody Johnstone Ken Kessler Clara Kikalos Bonnie Knight Tom Kolish Diane Kominiak A . a ft q in % I q I ft n q -JS t q i ii a ft A a ft % ; Judy Kors Richard Kozdras Jane Kramer Suzanne Krohmann Robert LaBelle Charlene Laud Stuart Lewin Carol Litton Bruce Lohse James Lohse Ronald Long Richard Love Barbara Lubarski Joe Ludders Pat Lutz Clen MacDonald Kenneth Mallette Cary Martin David Matusiak Marilyn Mayden Mary Ann Mayden Charlene McAtee Doug McCrea Sharon McCee Dennis Mierzwa Karen Miller Barbara Mitchell Joel Mixon Donna Morris Dennis Musgrave Richard Musser Frona Neal Tom Oberle Jim O’Boyle Don Olenik Kaye Owen Marcia Paganelli Don Parman Ron Paswinski Carol Pepelea Jim Perdew Linda Petroff Janet Petska Tom Phares Gail Piekarczyk Joseph Piekarczyk Mitchell Pilot Elaine Pisowicz Karen Pitzele Jim Plummer Michele Polochak Carol Pomplum Judy Potis John Pouch Ray Price Cary Puett Marilyn Raymond Carolyn Reichardt Carlene Rice Eileen Ritthaler Carole Rogers Betty Rosanswank Robert Rosinski Ron Royer Robert Saari Jerry Sain Glenn Sargent Gerald Sarlea Bob Savage Gail Schlesinger Phil Schreiber Sandy Serbu Sherry Shadoan Louise Shaffer Donald Sharpe John Sheridan Jeanette Simpson Jim Skelton Janice Smith Joan Smith Peg Smock Tom Somerville John Spray James Stahura George Stankovich Mary Ann Stevens Paul Stivers Sheila Stone Sandra Stuckey Sue Svenningsen Alice Swisher Cheryl Szoke Tom Takacs Albert Terzarial John Thieling Bob Thomas Sherrel Thomas Daryl Thompson Diane Tomlinson Sandra Tuttle David VanAlstine John Vaprezsan Joyce Vargo Cynthia Ventrella Sharleen Vezeau Gentry Vintilla Mike Walsh Carolyn Ware Sherrell Watson Mary Lois Webb Diane Weedon Kendall Welty Dorothy Westerlund Frank White Jane White Mary Wiechecki Dean Wiese Linda Williams Karen Winders Bill Witwer Geraldine Wolf Jill Wright Ed Wursthorne JUNIOR EXECUTIVE BOARD members planned the junior class functions—KNEELING: P. Evans, S. Svenningsen, S. Dorman; SITTING: A. Hoepp- ner. C. Bothwell, S. Detvay, P. Smock, S. Fergu¬ son, J. Potis, B. Lubarski; THIRD ROW: Sponsor Mrs. D. Soderberg, M. Bedwell, B. Rosinski, S. Lewin, G. Sankowski, T. Takacs, D. Tomlinson, M. Polochak, B. Banas, Sponsor Mr. E. Alexander; FOURTH ROW: P. Schreiber, B. Gregory, D. Jane- czko, D. Sharpe, B. LaBelle, M. Walsh. T. Estep. 18 Sophomores Obtain Confidence Sophomores enjoy their new sta¬ tus, since they are no longer looked down upon as green and inexperi¬ enced. Following goals set down in the previous year they prepare for the responsibilities to be laid upon their shoulders in their junior year. Having the experience of their freshman year, sophomores are pre¬ pared to plan for the future. THE SOPHOMORE CLASS chose Secretary-Treasurer Flo Klem, Vice-president Jerry Sako, and President Tom Phares to manage the activities of their class this year. These students have the responsibility of leading the class. Jo Alexander Joyce Alexander Kathy Anderson Henry Bachmann Robert Baldwin Sherry Barajas John Barbara Karen Bethel Joe Bewley Mike Boardman Barbara Bogan Lora Bowlby Roy Brink Peggy Brockus Al Brosman Sharon Buckmaster Jeanette Bundy Bruce Byrne Dorothy Campbell Nancy Canady Clayton Carter Sandra Casey Marybeth Ceglian Bridget Cernevski Richard Chancellor Carol Ciesla James Clark John Clark Sally Clark June Colburn Patricia Cole Frank Colvin John Cook Craig Courtice Jim Cyganowicz Cwen Diehl Jim Diehl Judith Djenka Pat Doolin Brady Doughty Pamela Drahos Dolores Drangmeister Rita Dugan Marsha Dukes Barbara Eatinger Don Elswick Ron Estep Steve Evacko Candi Evans Herbert Fagan Nancy Fairbrother Janis Farmer Don Farrow Jerry Farster Cathy Fausset Robert Fayle Jack Feldt Janet Fines Bonnie Fliesher Becky Francis Leslie Frederick Sharon Friend Mary Frink Beryl Fry Steve Frye Dave Furuness Marilyn Canchiff Elizabeth Gardner Phyllis Gearman Geraldine George Janet Gesmond Carol Grubbs Bob Guzek Linda Hamill Ricky Hanaway Don Havill Bill Hawkins Jim Herochik Chuck Hess Charlie Hill Patrick Hill Sandra Halloway Tom Hopman Barbara Howard Barbara Gail Howard Jill Jacobs Richard Jenkins Bunny Josway Cindy Kackley Larry Kerr Bob Kessler George Kiger Jackalynn King Joyce Kirts Julie Kitchen Sharon Klaubo Walter Klaubo Flo Klem Susan Knaver Sandra Kontrik Michael Konyu Dennis Korczyk Cecilia Kozubal Ron Kramer Rosalee Kuhn Sherry Kuhn jim LaBelle Dale Lambert Dennis Laurion Sharon Lund Kazia Macey Dennis Mack Sandra Markley Wayne Marrs Leigh Mayer Richard McCrea Judith McGee Judy Mestrovich Chuck Mickey Cayle Miller Gene Minchuk Marge Moorehead Marilyn Moredich Donna Morris Roger Muffett Bob Muller John Neighbors Dianne Nelson Kathi Nemeth Mariruth Novosel Wilma O’Brien Nancy Ochiltree Mary Ogborn Gloria Osmon Denny Palmer Jim Parchem Paula Parkovich ' Benny Partida Sharon Paswinski Steve Patterson Linda Perry Cathy Peterson Doug Pilot Patricia Pisowicz Marilyn Plesek Carol Polochak Allan Pumnea Jack Rapchak Sharon Reid Diana Reinert Sue Reynolds Rita Robinson Tami Rogowski Sally Rohl Loretta Rosanswank Jim Rosenberry Jackie Ruble Jerry Sako Lynne Sarver Bob Schlesinger Susan Schreiber Jeannie Sciotto Wendale Seals Barbara Seaman Cherie Shannon Jim Sharp Judy Shaw Karen Shirley Steve Skony Jim Smith John Smith Kendall Smith Ted Smith Terry Smith Nancy Sparks Diane Speelmon Randy Stafford Diane Stalder Ron Stanis Dixie Steele Kathy Stemper Nancy Stines Cloria Stricklin Laurie Stuart Bill Swalick Linda Swope Carol Szarkowicz A a rs n a n foth lit .Jk L a a a 3 a lilM dt ; a ° 1 a tm y- dk m 3 AS a 4 A ;p 1 2 ' jjiJii n f ,j 1 a i a li 4% rv v V a n ill A Q 4V n • ■ h. a Mary Kay Thegze Linda Thielen Tim Thomas Cene Tomsic Fran Torok Barbara Trubich Linda Vadas Jean Vanes Ken Van Lul Don Van Senus Steve Vargo Steve Vicari Sharon Wach Stan Wagner Geraldine Wahl Charles Wall Darlene Walsh Richard Warkentien Ray Weber Barbara Westerlund Joan White David Whitehouse Cwen Wiggins Robert Wilkins Janet Williams Sheila Williams Joan Wilson Judith Wilson Judy Wilson Carolyn Winsberg Alan Witte George Yanek Al Ziemak Jim Zimmerman Jack Zitko 122 Freshmen Face New Challenges Freshmen enter a whole new life when they enter high school. They go to various social gather¬ ings and attend athletic events, thereby becoming acquainted with their new school and fellow classmates. Soon after arriving at Morton the freshmen begin conferring with their class counselors who guide them toward future achievements at M.H.S. Students rapidly become orien¬ tated to their new surroundings at the school and find Morton a “second home.” DISCUSSINC THE PROBLEMS which they face as Frosh officers are Helen Holsclaw, Secretary-Treasurer; Larry Lessie, President; and Ron Lohse, Vice-president. Bill Achoenborn Carleen Adams Richard Aumiller Mary Baker Janet Bales Peggy Banovich Norb Barkowski George Barron Betty Ann Basso Andrea Beaty Kathy Becky Ann Bennett Beverly Bernard Sue Bewley Doreen Bianucci Becky Bicanic Alvie Bishop Glenda Bishop Jess Bittner Carol Blackman Lynn Blackman Carol Blessing 123 Gilbert Brteisch Barbara Bobich Judith Bogucki Judy Brakley Bill Brandenburg Diana Brant Maureen Brenman Susan Britt Richard Bromels Peggy Buckman Ruth Buder Jerry Bujwit Burma Bunch Carolyn Bunch William Busby Ji m Cain Bill Campbell Keith Campbell Pam Canner Wayne Capalby John Carrara Robert Casey Gail Chambers f -j,, » i o m a - ' Kenneth Charleston Linda Chorba Susan Churilla Caye Clark Floyd Coapstick Suzie Cohen Cheryl Constant Andrea Courneya Ramona Crowe Dennis Dedelow Judy Diehl Cary Dietrich Audrey Dixon Pat Dodd Sandy Duggins Marjorie Eades Frances Ecklund Steve Enochs Thomas Evacko Jim Ferguson Judy Finley Gayle Fleischer Linda Foster Dennis Fredericks Beverly Friend Kathleen Frunk Walter Frye Karen Fulton Cathy Gallagher Barbara Gallimore Wayne Gallimore ludy Gamble Barbara Gasaway Holly Gasper Barbara Gentz Susan George Clarke Gholson Laura Gilson Nancy Glass Nancy Gohring Darrell Goins Sharon Colec Kathy Combos Leslie Gombus Wanda Goodson Richard Goudge |udy Govorchin Mike Grace Carl Grcevic Patricia Gregory Mike Gumula Robert Gyurko Maxine Hartman Ellen Hawking Jim Hdlcaiz Susan Hendron Raymond Hicks Pam Hill Carol Hines Ramon Hlavacek Greg Hlavaty Linda Holly Helen Holsclaw Sandee Homner Ruth Hopp Richard Howerton Carolyn Hunt Bill Hunziker Yvonne Ignasito )oanne lliff Gay Janney )udy Janssen James Jewett Marie Johnson Danny Johnston Mary Kicho Janet Kiger Carolyn Knight Ron Knight Dave Knoche Cindy Kolwicz Tom Kornaus Jill Lassiter Rita Lee Larry Lessie Paul Lewin Rudy Lison Norman Lohse Ronald Lohse Karen Losh Nancy Lowrance Richard Mace Karol Mack Jim Mancos Mariann Mansarage Judy Marlatt James Marley Gayle Maskovich Ronnie Matonovich Judy McAleer Nancy McConnell John McCreary Micki McGinnis Kathy McKinney A« 0 . ■7 z dM a 1 A f i i § A A A A a a A h ■ 1 a n •skIhI A { a a ii a © a rs w ' a i n u K A A 126 a a ' ' a. :4 a w i - iv ' S., Mike Miksich Karen Milton Sandy Miner Eugene Misner Robert Mitchell Donna Modjeski Ellen Moffett Roger Morrison Cookie Myers Donald Neff Judie Newcomb Dave Oberle Jim Oesterle Pamela Opperman Tomi Oros Jack Overman Dick Paganelli Sandra Parkhurst Rickey Paswinski Wayne Pelhank Penny Phelps Karen Pieramico Jean Pierce Eunice Pittman Leon Piznarski Sandy Pocius Bob Popiela Jackie Premuda Eddie Pullo Bill Rakos David Rasmussen Ron Reba Susan Reno Bonnie Rhoades Janet Rivich Roger Rollins PauJ Ropac Douglas Rose Jeanne Rose Ernest Rosenau Darlene Rosenberry John Rossi DeLois Rouse Warren Sabo Bob Salach Mary Ann Sallade Cheryl Sarver Betty Sasse Margie Schweighardt Robert Segally Dorinda Serbu Cuy Seydel Paulette Shafer Karen Shanta Bob Sheldon Jack Sheline Donald Sherer Rita Sherer JoAnn Sherman Ron Sherwinski Harry Shock James Simpson Jim Siple Sandy Skager Mike Skertich David Smaron Betty Smith Creg Smith Tom Smock Cloria Smu levitz Judy Somerville Janet Spencer Deanna Spork Deborah Spray Pat Spudic Jack Steele Susan Stephenson Jody Stevens Larry Stevens Linda Stevens Sandra Stone John Stribiak Barb Stryzinski Carole Stuhr Loretta Sullivan Sandy Surufka Carol Sutherland Scott Sweeney Caryle Swisher Donald Szafarczyk Ronald Thomas Nancy Thompson Warren Thompson Glen Tiller jim Tomson Bonnie Topp )anet Torpey Doris Travis Jim Tuttle Rick Tyler Reginald Valentino Robert Van Gorp Karen Vlahos Barbara Volk Larry Wall John Walters Don Ward Sherman Waring Mary Waters Peggy Waters Cliff Watts Jerry Weber David Webster Charlene Wein Johnny Weir James Wells Letha Wells Larry Wertzberger Linda White Carrie Whitehouse Glenda Wilks Connie Williams June Williamson Helen Wilson Colleen Wood John Young Gayle Ywanow Susan Zaher Sharon Zebracki Bob Zimmerman Cathy Zimmerman Don Zufall 128 Administration Guides Students MR. W. WINSTON BECKER, administrative assistant, has countless duties on his daily agenda. He plans the school program schedule, compiles attendance records, and acts as the school disciplinarian. Mr. Becker can always be trusted to give fair and impartial decisions. Mr. Becker received his B.A. degree from Huntington College and his M.A. from Indiana University. The members of the Morton High School faculty believe that it is their purpose and re¬ sponsibility to develop a sense of good citizenship so that each student may assume an intelligent and commendable place in our democratic so¬ ciety, to help each student make any necessary social or physical adjustments, to pro¬ vide a curriculum which will meet the needs of the student body in life situations. To accommodate the less gif¬ ted students, the faculty mem¬ bers are constantly broadening the curriculum. rather than lowering the standards. The administration and fa- culty hope to attain these goals through proper guidance, counseling, discipline, and ac¬ ademic instruction. MR. A. W. CLARK, principal since 1942, has shown his devotion to youth and its interests through his par¬ ticipation in community, school, and church activities. Morton students can always remember Mr. Clark as a sympathetic and warmhearted person. Mr. Clark received his B.S. degree from Central Normal College and his M.S. from Butler University. WORKINC FOR HIGHER STANDARDS of education in the Hammond school system are the members of the school board and the city school administration. The board meets twice each month to conduct busi¬ ness—BACK ROW: Mr. D. Cavit, Mr. E. Wiley, Mr. C. Smith, and Mr. C. Schonert; FRONT ROW: Dr. H. Eggers, Mrs. M. Allen, Mr. R. B. Miller, Superinten¬ dent of Schools, and Mr. C. Scott. Faculty Strives to Enlighten ERNEST ALEXANDER: Commercial De¬ partment Head; B.S., and M.A., Ball State Teachers College; Junior Class Sponsor. CLENDA E. BENJAMIN: Instrumental Music Department; B.M., Butler Uni¬ versity. LENA BONEBRAKE: Mathmatics Depart¬ ment; B.A., Indiana State Teachers Col¬ lege; Sponsor, Senior V ' -Teens. BILL J. CAME: Science Department Head; B.S., Indiana State Teachers Col¬ lege; Sponsor, Phy-Chem Club. CHARLES B. CHIDESTER: Guidance, Mathematics Department; B.A., Yale University; M.A., University of Kentucky. 130 FRANK C. CONCIALDI: Industrial Arts De¬ partment; B.S., Northern Illinois Teachers College; M.A., Colorado State University; Sponsor, Chess Club. C. BERNARD DANT: Mathematics Depart¬ ment; B.A., Indiana State Teachers College; A.M.T., Indiana University; Sponsor, Math¬ ematics Club. VIRCINIA DAVIS: English Department; B. S., Northwestern University; Sponsor, Jun¬ ior Red Cross. MARTHA DEAN: English Department; B.S., Texas Woman’s University; Director of school plays; Sponsor, Theatre Guild and Stage Crew. JOSEPH E. DePEUCH: Mathematics and Physical Education Departments; B.S., and M.S., Indiana State Teachers College; Coach, Varsity Basketball and Cross Country; Assis¬ tant Coach, Track. STANLEY ELCAS: Librarian; B.S., Ball State Teachers College; Assistant Sponsor, Theatre Guild. ROBERT D. FRASER: Industrial Arts De¬ partment; B.E., Northern Illinois University; M.A., Iowa University; Sponsor, M-Club. JACK CEORCAS: Social Studies Department; B.S., and M.S., Indiana University; Coach, Varsity Baseball and Freshman Football. ARTHUR R. GIBSON: Scie-ce and Audio Visual Departments; B.S., Monmouth Col¬ lege; Ph.M., Wisconsin University; Spon¬ sor, Cinema Club. LAURA C. GIBSON. R.N.: School Nurse; B.S. in Nursing, University of Washington; Sponsor, Future Nurses Club. ROBERT COLLNER: Health and Physical Education Department; B.S., Butler Un ; ver- sity; Coach, Wrestling; Assistant Coach, Varsity Football. LOUIS CRECORY: Music Department; B. M., and M.M., Chicago Musical College; Director, Orchestra. ESTELLE CRESS: Business Department; B.S., Indiana University; Sponsor, Student Asso¬ ciation. MAR|ORIE CROVES: Mathematics Depart¬ ment; B.A., University of Missouri; M.A., University of Chicago. 131 JUDITH C. HALL: Physical Education De¬ partment, B.S., Indiana State Teachers Col¬ lege; Sponsor, B-Team and Freshman Cheer¬ leaders. MARGARET HANLON: Guidance Depart¬ ment; B.A., Beloit College; M.A., Univer¬ sity of Wisconsin; Sponsor, Junior Y-Teens. ELLIS HAYS: Speech Department; B.S., Manchester College; M.A., University of •Denver; Coach, Debate; Sponsor, Forensic Club. MABEL V. HUNTER: English Department Head; B.A., Nebraska State Teachers Col¬ lege; Sponsor, National Honor Society. NORMA KELLY: English Department; B.A., State University of Iowa; M.A., University of Colorado; Sponsor, Literature Club. CEORCE KURTEFF: Social Studies Depart¬ ment; B.S., Indiana State Teachers College; M. S., Indiana University; Sponsor, Hi-Y. SUZANNE R. LAESECKE: Home Economics Department; B.S., Indiana University. MARSHA R. LEVINE: English Department; B.S., University of Wisconsin and Columbia University; Sponsor, Forensic Club. NICHOLAS C. LUKETIC: Business Depart¬ ment; B.S., and M.A., Ball State Teachers College; Coach, Track; Assistant Coach, Football; Sponsor, Games Club. JACQUELINE MARTINE: Home Economics Department; B.S., Northwest Missouri State College; Sponsor, Girls Club. KEITH McCLELLAN: Social Studies Depart¬ ment; B.A.. Iowa State Teachers College; Sponsor, Historical Club. JOHN MELTON: Music Department; B.M., Valparaiso University M.M., Northwestern University; Sponsor, Band and Baton Twir- lers. BARBARA MILLER: Music Department; B.S., and M.S., Indiana State Teachers College; Sponsor, Choir. HANS C. MOLL: Mathematics Department; B. A., Valparaiso University. 132 ROY B. MOOREHEAD: Social Studies De¬ partment Head; B.A., Ball State Teachers College; Coach, Coif; Sponsor, Historical Club. HARRIETTE M. MOYLAN: English Depart¬ ment; B.S., Massachusetts State Teachers College; School Public Relations. CEORCE H. NELSON: Social Studies De¬ partment; B.S., Western Illinois University; Sponsor, Travel Club. ROBERT NEWKIRK: Social Studies Depart¬ ment; B.S., Ball State Teachers College; Sponsor, Hi-Y. JOHN DOUCLAS OGILVIE: English and For¬ eign Language Departments; B.A., Univer¬ sity of Richmond, Virginia. CLORIA PASKO: Physical Education Depart¬ ment; B.S., Southern Illinois University; M.S., University of New Mexico. DIANE PAYNE: Physical Education Depart¬ ment; B.S., Ball State Teachers College; Sponsor, C.A.A. MARY J. PETTERSON: Science Department; B.A., State University of Iowa; M.S., Uni¬ versity of Pennsylvania; Sponsor, Phy-Chem Club. PATRICIA R. POLITO: Business Depart¬ ment; B.S., Indiana University; Sponsor, Booster Club and Varsity Cheerleaders. JULIAN H. RASMUSSEN: Science Depart¬ ment; B.S., Roosevelt University; Sponsor, Photo Club and Biology Club. PHIL F. ROBASKA: Business Department; B.A., Illinois State Normal College; M.A., Northwestern University. LARRY K. RUFF: English and Speech De¬ partments; B.S., Indiana University; Coach, Solo Speech Activities; Sponsor, Forensic Club. WALTER P. RUFF: Foreign Language De¬ partment; B.A., University of Illinois; M.S., Indiana University. ANDREW JOHN RUSNAK: Social Studies Department; B.A., and M.A., Indiana Uni¬ versity; Sponsor, Student Association. 133 JANET SACHS: Foreign Language and Eng¬ lish Departments; B.S., Indiana University. DON SMALL: English Department; B.S., Indiana University. LEONARD SNADOEN: Guidance Depart¬ ment; B.S., Southern Illinois University; M.Ed., and P.C.Ed., University of Colorado; Sponsor. Travel Club. DOROTHY SODERBERC: Business Depart¬ ment; B.A., Eastern Michigan College of Education; Sponsor, Junior Class, TOP HAT Business Advisor. CERALD D. SPITZER: Science Department; A. B., Indiana Central College; Sponsor, Biology Club and Senior Class. NANCY SQUIBB: Mathematics Department; B. S., and M.S., Indiana University; Sponsor, Senior Class. ELIZABETH T. STIER: Home Economics Department; B.S., Knox College; Sponsor, Home Economics Club. HELEN STOCK: English and Journalism De¬ partments; B.S., Northwestern; Sponsor, TOP HAT and MORTON ITE, Quill and Scroll. HOWARD E. STOUT: Science Department; B.S., Ball State Teachers College; M.S., In¬ diana University; Assistant Coach, Basket¬ ball. MAY VIRDEN: English Department; B.A., Cornell College. WILLIAM A. VOLK: Guidance and Social Studies Departments; B.S., Valparaiso Uni¬ versity; M. A.., University of Chicago. ANTHONY P. WARINC: Art Department; B.F.A., and M.F.A., School of The Art In¬ stitute of Chicago; Sponsor,’Art Club. DONALD P. WOOLLS: Business Depart¬ ment; B.S., Indiana University; Sponsor, Booster Club. MAURY ZLOTNIK: Physical Education De¬ partment; B.S., Indiana State Teachers Col¬ lege; Coach, Varsity Football and Freshman Basketball; Athletic Director; Sponsor, M- Club. 1 34 Staff Work Shows Efficiency Office Staff KEEPINC THE SCHOOL office in perfect running order are: Mrs. I. Payne, Mrs. B. Stryzinski, and Mrs. C. Reynolds. Always prepared to give prompt, efficient service to students, faculty, and administration are the mem¬ bers of the Morton office staff. Because of their efforts the office is kept in smooth running order. The cafeteria staff provides an opportunity for students and faculty to obtain well-balanced lunches. A varied menu is displayed daily as meals are served third, fourth, and fifth hours in the cafeteria. Cafeteria Staff PAUSINC A MOMENT during their work are the members of the cafeteria staff: Mrs. L. Car- son, Mrs. M. Constant, Mrs. M. Greatrix, Mrs. M. Shadoan, Mrs. R. Chambers, and Mrs. C. Marion. 135 Advertising Aids Students, Patrons Bringing the community into the school activities through advertising is important in many ways. A good relationship be¬ tween the school and the community is necessary for better schools, more school spirit, and a better community. Many school activities, projects,, and publications receive the support and back¬ ing of the community. Often financial aid is necessary, so these publications solicit advertising from merchants. The exchange that advertising creates between the school and the community benefits both. Advertising helps Morton students to form buying habits and build good will for the buyers of tomorow. It also develops responsibility and good business habits. The interest of patrons is also an im¬ portant e lement in this relationship. Ad¬ vertising in student publications is profit¬ able for the merchants because of the in¬ creased purchasing power of adolescents. Advertising has established the tradition that has developed at Morton of students taking an interest in the community. Ad¬ vertising benefits everyone involved— patrons, students, and the community. PRINTERS OF PUBLICATIONS FOR EXACTINC CUSTOMERS —Courtesy Sinclair Refining Company l t untetA HAMMOND, INDIANA 138 ' tyowi FAT BOY DRIVE-IN 7«m and 7Ptcvtt6 O ' Sulliwut INVITE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TO BE THEIR GUESTS AWAY FROM HOME CALUMET CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION Don’t try to “do it yourself” because you can’t. Let Calumet Construction do it through expert workmanship and the best materials. 1247 - 169th Street Ti 4-9420 Hammond, Indiana Jim Cook, Bill Banas and Clayton Carter 139 Diane Weland and Alice Takas There’s always something new and interesting at Hill’s. MITCHELL ' S SHOE REPAIR 6320 Kennedy Avenue Hammond, Indiana PAUL ' S DRIVE-IN Paul T. 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Jeannie Sciotto 6600 Indianapolis Boulevard, Hammond Shop Monday 12 to 9; Thursday and Friday 9:30 to 9 Other days 9:30 to 5:30 DICK ' S GROCERY Open: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Except Fridays: 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. 6445 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-9849 Hammond, Indiana 146 VAN TIL ' S SUPER MARKET, INC. Serving you better for less 7030 Indianapolis Boulevard Hammond, Indiana ti sk j jnE5 Since 1892 CARLEY MAYFLOWER LOCAL AND WORLD-WIDE MOVING 4605 Hohman Avenue We 2-0396 Hammond, Indiana U jii RO r WORLD-WIDE Mayflower moving service Paul Lewin It only takes a carful of hungry boys to “pack away” a loadful of McDonald hamburgers MCDONALD ' S DRIVE-IN 7443 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 4-2370 Hammond, Indiana VIERK ' S FURNITURE 6727 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-8320 Hammond, Indiana Future buyers are always interested in getting the most for their money. That’s why they come to Vierk’s. Vickie George Susan Schreiber and Cecilia Kozubal Come to Carri Ann’s for a WIDE selection of dresses, skirts, blouses, and sweaters. CARRI ANN ' S SHOP WOMEN’S SPECIALITY SHOP 6813 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-4748 Hammond, Indiana — f 1 147 Karen Clark and Larry Overman " Prince Charming” in his tuxedo from Logan’s is taking his special princess out for an exciting evening. LOGAN ' S TUXEDO RENTAL TUXEDOS — FULL DRESS — CUTAWAYS SUMMER FORMALS 531 5 Hohman Avenue Hammond, Indiana We 1-5070 BOCKEN FUNERAL HOME 7042 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-1600 Hammond, Indiana KEM REBUILDERS, INC. 6539 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-8640 Hammond, Indiana JACK ' S CARRY-OUT ♦ Chicken ♦ Shrimp ♦ Fish 6602 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-3032 Hammond, Indiana THE HOUSE OF PIZZA Hours: 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Delivery: 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. 7008 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 4-6065 Hammond, Indiana FERRIS STANDARD SERVICE STATION 6860 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-9728 Hammond, Indiana Carolyn Baker, Ruth Luddy, Helen Shoemaker and Dana Stewart A courteous, charming, and helpful staff is always ready and waiting to serve you. LUDDY ' S MARKET 2247-169th Street Ti 4-8113 Hammond, Indiana 150 THE HITCHING POST 7003 Kennedy Avenue Hammond, Indiana CALUMET BOWL Always a Friendly Welcome Free Instruction Free Parking Automatics Air Conditioned Call for Reservation 5851 Calumet Avenue We 1-2641 Hammond, Indiana MACK SHOE STORE 6809 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-7070 Hammond, Indiana HESSVILLE 5c 10c STORE 6803 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-9545 Hammond, Indiana Here’s where you can find that toy or hobby you’ve always wanted. Lloyd Brandenburg and Judy Kors INDIANAPOLIS PHARMACY Dave Tolchinsky, R.Ph. For an expert fit plus style and comfort, TRY and BUY Mack shoes. Doris Benkovich The J exatl Store 7011 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 4-1915 Hammond, Indiana For complete photographic supplies WATLAND ' S CAMERA SHOP 6622 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 4-1855 Woodmar in Hammond, Indiana 151 u FLOWERS BY WIRE SOLAN ' S GREENHOUSE FLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS 6804 Columbia Avenue We 2-8257 VIRGIL HUBER FUNERAL HOME Built for Funerals Ambulance Service Kennedy Avenue at 171 st Street Ti 4-1278 Hammond, Indiana 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. INLAND STEEL COMPANY Indiana Harbor Works Employment Division 3113 Block Avenue East Chicago, Indiana 153 SERENADE DRIVE IN 6922 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 4-9701 • Hammond, Indiana Friendly, courteous service awaits you Whenever you stop at the Serenade. Customers: Sharon Forsberg and Bob Russell ♦ Diamonds ♦ ♦ Gifts HESSVILLE DEPARTMENT STORE 6723 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-8142- Hammond, Indiana WOODMAR JEWELERS and GIFT SHOP EXPERT WATCH REPAIR Fred V. Messman 7012 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 4-5618 Hammond, Indiana Quality plus workmanship equals a Hessville Department Store suit. Congratulations to the CLASS OF 1961 W. R. MATTHEWS SON 6815 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-6877 Hammond, Indiana 154 £ COWAN BUILDERS 7024 Kennedy Avenue Hammond, Indiana Ti 4-4110 Compliments of EINHORN ' S WOMEN ' S APPAREL 6540 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 4-1185 Hammond, Indiana John Chrisney For that “million-dollar look,” come to Ken’s! KEN ' S BARBER SHOP Two Barbers to Serve You 6627 Kennedy Avenue Hammond, Indiana FRENCH POODLE BEAUTY SALON 6625 Kennedy Avenue Ti 5-2944 Hammond, Indiana Now beauty treatments are fun when you come to the French Poodle Beauty Salon. Karol Mack and Dianne Nelson 155 Dell Koznicki and Andrea Mancos Two more satisfied customers, now leaving the Colonial Room, will soon return to enjoy the delicious delicacies. COLONIAL DRUGS 7207 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 4-5210 Hammond, Indiana Congratulations to the Class of ‘61 CANDE ' S PIZZA Private Dining Room by Reservation 4:00 p.m. to 1 :00 a.m. 2844 - 165th Street Ti 4-0898 Hammond, Indiana look th« yeiispw Lucian Heacox, Sandy Chasteler and Bill Banas Come in and let us show you our big selection of fine used cars. COURTESY MOTOR SALES 4813 Indianapolis Boulevard Ex 7-2045 East Chicago, Indiana 156 Graver congratulates Tom Kolish, Pam Evans, Sharon Ferguson, Mike Walsh, Jill Harris, John Thieling, Gene Sankowski and Joel Mixon , Cars, bulging with people, arrive at Dick ' s for the high-quality Shell gasoline and service. the Senior Class of Morton High School at graduation. The pioneer industry in East Chicago, Graver is still growing. As new areas for its services are developed. Graver always has openings for qualified graduates in its shops, offices, and drafting rooms. DICK ' S WOODMAR SHELL SERVICE 7306 Indianapolis Boulevard Tl 4-9747 Hammond, Indiana 4809 Tod Avenue Ex 7-0204 VAN GORP - DEDELOWINC. East Chicago, Indiana One of Indiana ' s finest restaurants, Teibel’s Restaurant, is just the place to treat yourself and your date to an excellent dinner. Plumbing and Heating 7010 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-1433 Hammond, Indiana ART ' S BARBER SHOP Specialty—Flat-Tops Union Hours 6438-A Kennedy Avenue Hammond, Indiana TEIBEL ' S RESTAURANT The Ideal Family Restaurant Route 41 Un 5-6161 Schererville, Indiana 157 Ted White Expert, reliable “Service with a smile” is yours at Woodmar Conoco. WOODMAR CONOCO SERVICE STATION 7452 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 4-9712 Hammond, Indiana Duane Hicks ‘‘Straighten up” your appearance with a Dunhill tux for all formal occasions. DUNHILL FORMAL ATTIRE 6947 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 4-5489 Hammond, Indiana GREGORY ' S SUPER MARKET AND DRUG STORE 7244 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-3140 6513 Kennedy Avenue Hammond, Indiana Janice Bright Beautiful hair styled by Paul’s Salon plus “miles of smiles” equal one lovely girl. PAUL ' S BEAUTY SALON 2421 - 173rd Street Ti 5-1024 Hammond, Indiana - 1961 - Our 75th Anniversary Your Local Roofer Office and Warehouse 2323 - 165th Street Hammond, Indiana Ti 4-9159 158 M6] O R WOOD MAR 7005-07 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 5-0830 Hammond, Indiana SHOES KAPLAN ' S Rosanne Smith and Allen Zwinklis These students don’t know what they’re doing, but the men at Griffith do because they are specialists in their field. GRIFFITH READY-MIX 1108 East Main Street Te 8-2607 Griffith, Indiana WESLEY ' S RESTAURANT Breakfast - Lunch - Supper Homemade Doughnuts to Carry Out 6731 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-9790 Hammond, Indiana Mr. Schlesinger, Mitchell Pilot and Georgene Eichelberger Let Schlesinger point the way to big, big values in homes. SCHLESINGER REALTY COMPANY 7449 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 4-4747 Hammond, Indiana Mr. Smith, Jerry Gettig and Rita Williams Welcome, teenagers, to the Lake County Driving School where safety and courtesy are the key words for pleasant driving. LAKE COUNTY DRIVING SCHOOL 6937 Calumet Avenue We 1-3220 Hammond, Indiana 159 PATTY-CAKE BAKERY For unique cakes, just call our experts at Patty-Cake Bakery. 7010 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 4-8110 Hammond, Indiana Verna Mae Getzlaff and Joe Harrison BYERS HEATING CO. 6213 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-8740 Hammond, Indiana No, this isn ' t a flying saucer . . . but it shows that Byers products are modern in design as well as efficiency. Clyde Byers, Susan Zaher and Don Neff Theresa Kocon, Jim Burdeau, Judy Cuy and Richard Willis Step right out and shop at Minas ' while your car is parked in our new, conveniently-located garage. EDWARD C. MINAS CO. 460 State Street We 2-1800 Hammond, Indiana 16C f YEAR after YEAR The SENIORS LOOK TO BODIE . . . for the EXCEPTIONAL . . . in QUALITY . . . For . . . GRADUATION PORTRAITS THAT WILL KEEP FOREVER ALIVE ... the MEMORIES of their school years. ‘CONGRATULATIONS’ and his staff Ford Authorized Parts and Service PROFESSIONAL AND PATRONS DENTIST Dr. Frank S. Budzik PROFESSIONAL ENTERTAINERS Hal Morris Professional Entertainment Agency Carl Cetzlaff " The Townsmen” 5603 Hohman Avenue We 2-0649 Hammond, Indiana : very oyi 3 3 Cheer i He TOP -I AT I LYTTON ' S TRI CITY PLAZA Get the Lytton Look The Height in Fashion Looks Lytton Tri City Plaza, 5th at Clark Road, is ready to serve you and your entire family in all their apparel needs. 4413 Tri City Plaza Tu 6-3555 Gary, Indiana 162 1961 Top Hat Staff Editor-in-Chief . Allen Zwinklis Assistant Editor .‘. Rosanne Smith Business Manager . Sue Dorman Assistant Business Manager . Virginia Rakos Photography Editor . Len Bissa Literary Editors . Sandy Chasteler Sandy Torok Copy Editor . Linda Austin Sports Editor . Jim Burdeau Assistant Sports Editor . David Chesney Senior Class Editor . Diane Wieland Underclass Editor . Aram Daronatsy Faculty Editor . Sue Walsh Artist . Joe Marton Advertising Manager . Joe Harrison Assistant Advertising Manager . Diane Kominiak Advertising Editor . Diana Meeker Acknowledgements Mrs. Helen Stock . Yearbook Advisor Mrs. Dorothy Soderberg . Business Advisor Mr. Julian Rasmussen . Photo Advisor Bodie Studios . Senior Class Pictures, Organization Pictures Andros Studios . Underclass Pictures Morton Photo Club . Activities Pictures Wheeler Studios . Sports Formals Dear Governor, You. as a student of Morton High School, are primarily responsible for the 1961 TOP HAT. For without you there would be no reason for this yearbook. The production of this book was a tedious task. It took co-operation, not only by the staff, but also the printer, the photographers, the faculty, the administrators, and you, the students. The editorial staff deserves much credit, for it was they who worked so diligently to com¬ plete this publication. Rosanne Smith, my assistant editor, aided and answered the questions of the staff, besides working on her own section. The teamwork and effort displayed by the edi¬ torial staff members are major reasons why the task of putting out this yearbook was completed. Mrs. Helen Stock, our advisor, was always near to give assistance or to answer questions. Our printer, Emerson Delaney, gave us professional advice concerning the yearbook. Through their efforts we were able to put out a better yearbook. The business staff contributed greatly to the success of the TOP HAT. Homeroom sales¬ men sold nearly 750 books, while the advertising salesmen, under advertising manager Joe Har¬ rison, sold $2,500 in ads. The business staff was able to successfully finance the yearbook. Through the work and co-operation of the many people who put their time and effort into this publication, we were able to produce your yearbook—the 1961 TOP HAT. Sincerely, ALLEN ZWINKLIS 163 Index A Achoenborn, Bill 123 Adams, Carleen 123 Aldrin, Ronald 71,113 Alexander, Anila 57,58,119 Alexander, Ernest (Mr.) 118,130 Alexander, Joyce 49,68,119 Anderson, Bessie 45,56,94 Anderson, Bob 60,113 Anderson, Joann 56,113 Anderson, Kathleen 119 Anderson, William 44,88,94 Arnold, Elizabeth 45,46 Arrold, Veron 4,46,62 ART 61 Arvay, Raymond 4,57,60,62,71,113 ASSOCIATION 48,49 Aumiller, Richard 123 Aumiller, Shirley 94 Austin, Linda 9,40,42,52,53,62,63,94 Awe, Valerie 45,54,113 B Bachmann. Henry 1 19 Bailor, John 9,20,47,62,76,78,85,93,94 Bajorek, Louie 1 13 Baker, Carolyn 65,113,150 Baker, Eddie 10,46,50,51,62,92,113 Baker, Mary 123 Balbo, Carole 54,57,62,113 Baldea, Patricia 45,55,62,113 Baldwin, Robert 119 Bales, Bill 113 Bales, Janet 123 Bales, Robert 71,85,113 Balog, Joanne 43,56,113 Banas, Bill 46,49,62.1 13,118,139,156 BAND 44,45 Banovich, Peggy 54,123 Barajas, Sherry 119 Barany, David 94 Barbara, Bill 119 Barkowski, Norb 123 Barnes Carol 7,47,94 Barnes, Gary 94 Barnett, Gilbert 10,46,47,51,57,113 Barney, Patricia 113 Barno, Lester 49,63,71,82,85,94 Barron, George 123 Barron, James 74 Bartley, Mary Kay 95 Basso, Betty Ann 123 Beaty, Andrea 123 Beaty, Max 113 Becker, W. (Mr.) 129 Becky, Kathy 41 Bedwell, Michael 113,118 Beilby, Tom 47,58,113 Beiriger, James 57,113 Beison, Stephen 8,9,21,47,48,49,71,85,95,142 Belaskas, Bonnie 84,95 Bell, Don 86,87,95 Bell, Dorothee 16,50,51,54,113 Bell, Leslie 7,43,62,95 Belosapka, Fred 71 Bement, Robert 95 Benjamin, Glenda (Miss) 46,130 Benkovich, Carole 95 Benkovich, Doris 53,113,151 Bennett, Ann 123 Berbeco, George 8,43,48,62,71,85,1 14 Bergman, Alan 95 Bernard, Beverly 123 Bethel, Karen 119 Bewley, Joe 53,119 Bewley, Suella 123 Bianucci, Doreen 68,84,123 Bicanic, Becky 84,123 Bickle, Dawn 57,114 Bielak, Cheryl 114 BIOLOGY 52 Biro, Dennis 52 Biscan, Phillip 95 bishop, Alvie 57,123 Bishop, Glenda 84,123 Bishop, Joseph 53,114 Bissa, Leonard 9,30,40,41,52,53,63,95 Bittner, Jesse 74,123 Blackman, Carol 123 Blackman, Lynn 123 Blair, Linda 43,114 Blanchard, Jacqueline 114 Bledsoe, Myra, 54,114 Blessing, Carol 123 Bline, Eugene 49,60,95,140 Bline, James 5,45,95 Blumenhagen, Susan 56,114 Boardman, Michael 17,50,51,119 Bobich, Barbara 124 Bobowski, Carol 64,95 Bocken, Nancy 47,55,114 Bocken, Ron 63,71,77,78,79,87,114 Boelter, Valerie 7 Began, Barbara 59,119 Began, Judy 8,26,48,54,62,92,95 Bogucki, Judith 1 24 Eonebrake, Lena (Mrs.) 25,56,130 Booth, Barbara 114 Boskovich, Gerri 95 Bothwell, Cheryl 45,52,62,89,114,118 Bowlby, Lora 45,47,56,119 Boyle, Russell 63,71,82,114 Bradburn, Mike 58,71,72,82,85,1 14 Brakley, Judy 124 Brandenburg, Bill 124 Brandenburg, Lloyd 96,151 Brant, Dennis 20,49,57,62,71,82,83,93,94,96,1 11 Brant, Diana 124 Brant, Jerry 114 Breisch, Gilbert 124 Brenman, Maureen 124 Bridges, Charles 53,114 Bright, Janice 21,56,75,89,96,158 Brink, Roy 119 Britt, Susan 6,124 Brockus, Peggy 119 Bron.els, Peggy 53,124 Brooke, Richard 33,68,96 Brosman, Al 28,43,53,61,119 Brown, Sharon 19,75,96 Bruno, Maureen 96 Buckman, Peggy 61,124 Buckmaster, Sharon 41,119 Buckner, David 96 Buckner, Sandra 33,43,96 Buder, Ruth 55,124 Bujwit, Jerry 53,124 Buldak, Sandra 96 Bunch, Burma 55,124 Bunch, Carolyn 124 Bundy, Jeanette 119 Burdeau, Jim 9,21,40,41,47,96,160 Burke, Charlene 114 Burr, Karen 114 Burton, Marge 96 Busby, William 124 Byrd, Sonya 58 Byrne, Bruce 7,29,46,47,49,52,1 19 Byrne, David 9,42,47,49,62,63,71,88,96 c Cain, James 124 Callison, Randy 53 Came, Bill (Mr.) 30,52,130 Camp, Ed 57,114 Campbell, Bill 124 Campbell, Dorothy 45,46,55,119 Campbell, John 47,59,114 Campbell, Keith 124 Camperman, Keith 53,114 Canady, Nancy 46,47,119 Conner, Pam 124 Capalby, Wayne 74,124 Carney, Diane 56,114 Carrara, John 124 Carrico, Mabel 8,9,48,62,96 Carter, Clayton 50,51,119,1 39 Casey, Lois 34,54,62,96 Casey, Sandra 45,119 Ceglian, Marybeth 43,11° Cernevski, Bridget 16,1 8,28,49,5 ,64,119 Chambers, Gail 56 Chance, Larry 83,114 Chancellor, Dennis 114 Chancellor, Richard 53,119 Chandos, Ginger 43,114 Chansler, Trudy 57,64,96 Chappey, Diane 45,114 Chappey, Sandra 46,56,97 Charleston, Ken 124 Chasteler, Sandra 40,41,54,62,63,97,156 Chesney, John 60,62,88,97 Chesney, Ronald 114 CHESS 60 Chidester, Charles (Mr.) 130 CHOIR 17,46 Chorba, Linda 56,124 Chrisney, John 49,78,97,155 Churilla, Susan 55,124 Ciesla, Carol 119 Cieslikowski, Paulette 57,65,97 CINEMA 53 Clark, A. W. (Mr.) 71,82,129 Clarke, Carol Lynn 64 Clark, Gayle 124 Clark, James 114,119 Clark, John 119 Clark, Kaien 9,19,58.68,69,75,97,148 Clark, Sally 35,119 Coapstick, Floyd 81,124 Cohen, Suzie 124 Colburn, June 119 Cole, Janet 47,52,97 Cole, Pat 16,58,119 Coleman, Joyce 55,114 Collins, Ronald 114 Collins, Terry 49,62,92,114 Colvin, Frank 119 Comer, Jennie 55,114 Concialdi, Frank (Mr.) 33,131 Connors, Sharon 43,49,97 Constant. Cheryl 124 Cook, James 46,52,59,114,139 Cook, John 45,119 Coomes, Nancy 56,97 Cotterell, Judy 34,43,97 Courneya, Andrea 124 Courtice, Craig 57,120 Creekmore, Carl 71,81,87,114 Creekmore, Earl 26,44,53,62,97 Creekmore, William 97 Crilley, Lanarae 47,56,97 Crom, Ella Rae 114 Crowe, Ramona 6,124 Crum, James 114 Cutler, Cathy 46,62,93,97 Cyganowicz, James 46,52,120 ) 64D Dakin, Don 63,71,73,74,85,11 4 Daniel, Lynne 56,64 Daniels, Robert 45,46,97 Dant, Bernard (Mr.) 60,131 Daronulsy, Aram 40,114 Davich, Catherine 55,98 Davis, Dianne 53,54,114 Davis, Lora 64,114 Davis, Steve 46,62 Davis, Virginia (Miss) 27,57,131 Dean, Martha (Mrs.) 59,131 Dedelow, Dennis 53,74,124 Dedelow, Ed 57,71,98 DeLarbre, Dean 114 DePeugh, Joseph (Mr.) 76,78,131 Detterline, Judy 43,56,98 Detvay, Sharon 46,62,89,114,118 Diehl, Gwen 32,41,120 Diehl, James 60,120 Diehl, Judy 6,124 Dietrich, Gary 49,124 Dittrich, Nancy 54,56,75,98 Dixon, Audrey 68,84,124 Djenka, Judith 1 20 Dodd, Pat 59,1 24 Dodd, William 1 14 Doolin, Patricia 32,55,120 Dorman, Sue 9,28,41,43,60,63,114,118 Doughty, Brady 59,120 Drahos, Pamela 32,120 Drangmeister, Dolores 120 Droke, DeLois 32,64,98 Dugan, Rita 120 Dugan, Sharon 98 Duggins, Sandy 56,124 Dukes, Marsha 41,120 Dukes, Roger 53,114 Dziadon, Gregory 45 E Eades, Marjorie 1 24 Eatinger, Barbara 120 Ecklund, Frances 36,47,124 Edwards, Danny 114 Eichelberger, Georgene 18,49,114,159 Elgas, Staney (Mr.) 24,65,131 Elinkowski, Ronald 98 Ellis, Robert 114 Elswick, Don 45,47,53,120 Enocks, Steve 124 Estep, Ronald 76,120 Estep, Tom 114, 118 Evacho, Robert 53,98 Evacho, Stephen 46,47,53,120 Evacko, Thomas 53,74,124 Evans, Candace 120 Evans, Cheri 7,114 Evans, Margaret 7,98 Evans, Pamela 49,64,114,11 8,157 Evans, Robert 59,115 Fabris, Florian 43,58 Fagan, Herbert 71,120 Fairbrother, Nancy 120 Farley, Sally 43,54,98,111 Farmer, Janis 120 Farrow, Don 60,120 Forster, Jerry 41,120 Faughn, Bill 115 Fausset, Catherine 69,120 Fayle, Robert 76,85,120 Fazekas, Tina 115 Fedor, Paul 76,85,115 Feinberg, Nancy 98 Feldt, Jack 71,85,120 Fenes, Stephen 115 Ferguson, James 81,124 Ferguson, Patricia 98 Ferguson, Sharon 41,43,115,118,157 Ferguson, William 63,82 Fields, John 47,115 Fines, Janet 56,69,84,120 Finley, Judy 59,124 Fleischer, Bonnie 68,120 Fleischer, Carol 45,47,98 Fleischer, Goyle 45,124 Fogarty, Pamela 115 FORENSIC 50,51 FORENSIC LEAGUE 63 Forsberg, Sharon 49,62,68,98,154 Foster, Linda 124 Fowler, Roger 98 Francis, Rebecca 68,84,120 Frankovich Diane 58,115 Frankovich, Larry 75,99 Fraser, Robert (Mr.) 131 Fredel, Judy 47,99 Frederick, Leslie 71,120 Fredericks, Dennis 124 Friend, Beverly, 124 Friend. Sharon 10,46,56 58,65,120 Frink, Mary 57,58,120 Frunk, Kathy 124 Fry, Beryl 27,51,56,120 Frye, Darliss 65,89,115 Frye, Stephen 61,71,120 Frye, Wally 58,124 Fulton, Karen 124 Furuness, David 16,45,51,57,120 FUTURE NURSES CLUB 54 FUTURE TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION 57 G Gallagher, Cathy 124 Gallimore, Barbara 45,56,124 Gallimore, Sandra 62,115 Gallimore, Wayne 125 Gamble, Judy 61,125 Ganchiff, Marilyn 84,120 Gardner, Dennis 115 Gardner, Elizabeth 51,56,120 Gardner, Larry 115 Gardner, Richard 43,57,71,73,82,99,143 Gasaway, Barbara 125 Gasper, Holly 41,58,125 Gasvoda, Judith 54,115 Gaughan, Pam 53 Gearman, Phyllis 120 Gentry, H A 7,35,47,142 Gentz, Barbara 125 Georgas, Jack (Mr.) 74,87,131 George, Geraldine 56,61,120 George, Susan 59,125 George, Vickie 54,64,115,147 Gesmond, Janet 120 Gettig, Jerry 75,99,159 Getzlaff, Verna Mae 4,7,41,43,47,50,51,115,160 Gholson, Clarke 49,125 Gibson, Arthur (Mr.) 53,131 Gibson, Laura (Miss) 54,64,131 Gilson, Laura 84,125 Gincauskas, Aurelia 16,17,35,51,115 GIRLS’ CLUB 55 Glass, Nancy 125 Gohring, Nancy 54,58,125 Goins, Darrell 125 Golec, Robert 11,36,49,52,71,99,111 Golec, Sharon 125 Gollner, Robert (Mr.) 71,82,131 Gombos, Kathleen 125 Gombus, Leslie 74,81,125 Goodson, Kay 99 Goodson, Mike 58,115 Goodson, Wanda 125 Goudge, John 50,51,60,115 Goudge, Rich 125 Goult, Janet 65,84,99 Goverchin, Judy 125 Grace, Mike 125 Gicevic Carl 125 Grcevic, Tony 82,99 Gregory, Byron 10,46,49,50,51,62,92,115,118 Gregory, Louis (Mr.) 47,131 Gregory, Pat 125 Grenda, Carolyn 57 Gress, Estell (Mrs.) 131 Groves, Marjorie (Mrs.) 25,131 Grubb, Vern 115 Grubbs, Carol 57,59,120 Gumula, Mike 125 Guy, Judy 43,45,56,57,62,75,89,99,160 Guzek, Bob 71,78,80,87,1 20 Gyurko, Robert 53,125 H Hall, Judith (Miss) 132 Hamill, Linda 56,120 Hammersmith, Jon 115 Hamnik, Gail 47,99 Hanaway, Ricky 74,120 Hankins, Lee 58,76,78,85,115 Hanlon, Margaret (Miss) 56,132 Hanson, Paul 46,49,58,115 Harris, Jack 60,62 Harris, Jill 6,26,99,157 Harrison, Joe 7,9,10,11,36,41.47,50,51,59,63,99,160 Hartman, Maxine 125 Hatfield, Perry 46,99 Havill, Don 120 Havill, Jerry 57,1 15 Hawking, Ellen 125 Hawkins, Ray 31,52,53,1 15 Hawkins, Sue 115 Hawkins, William 120 Hays, Ellis (Mr.) 17,26,132 Hdlcaiz, Jim 125 Heacox, Lucian 20,28,49,60,62,99.156 Hedwoll, Linda 41,115 HELPERS 64,65 Hemingway, Jay 30,63,71,82,83,85,1 15 Hemingway, Kay 9,35,47,69,92,113,115 Hendricks, Michael 74 Hendron, Susan 58,125 Hepp, Dennis 115 Herochik, James 60,120 Hess, Chuck 120 Hicks, Duane 19,20,43,53,58,75,82,88,100,1 1 1,142;158 Hicks, Raymond 125 Hiduke, James 24,63,75,76,88,100 HSU, Charles 60,120 Hill, Nancy 89,115 Hill, Pam 41,53,58,1 25 Hill, Patrick 16,120 Hill, Robert 115,140 Hines, Carol 125 HISTORICAL 58 HI Y 57 Hlavacek, Raman 125 Hlavaty, Cathy 57,65,115 Hlavaty, Greg 74,125 Hoeppner, Audrey 53,65.115,118 Hoffman, Nancy 7,41,46,59,61,89,100 Hoffman, Tom 52,53,100 Hohalek, Robert 52,115 Holley, Natalie 7,21,24,47,49,62,100 Holloway, Bob 100,111 Holloway, Sandra 56,120 Holly, Linda 125 Holmes, David 57,100 Holsclaw, Helen 123,125 HOME EC 55 Homner, Sandy 61,125 Hopman, Tom 81,120 Hopp, Cherrie 54,115 Hopp, James 29,41,52,65,100 Hopp, Ruth 125 Horvat, Kathleen 33,100 Houser, Norm 115 Howard, Barbara Ann 120 Howord, Barbara Gail 56,120 Howard, Judith 29,35,43,49,54,62,92,115 Howerton, Richard 61,74,125 Hudzik, Joan 55,100 Humphrey, Carole 54,115 165Hunt, Corolyn 125 Hunter, Mabel (Miss) 132 Hunziker, Billy 49,125 Hupp, Ted 7,11,35,47,58,63,78,86,87.100 Hutsler, Jerry 57,76,85,92,1 13,115 Hyde, Kenneth 74,87 I Iqnosito, Yvonne 125 liiff, Joan 61,125 Imborek, Bob 81 lorio. Charles 61,71 .T Jackson. Paul 31,53,115 Jacobs, Jill 55,61,120 Joneczko, Dennis 53,115,118 Janney, Gay 125 Janssen, Judy 125 Japkowski, Pat 55,100 Jaworski, Patricia 1 15 Jenkins, Edward 100 Jenkins, Richard 60,120 Jewett, James 74,125 Johns, James 100 Johnson, Jeanette 56,115 Johnson, Loran 100 Johnson, Marie 41,54,125 Johnson, Pat 101 Johnson, Walter 101 Johnston, Danny 36,45,125 Johnstone, Melody 115 Josway, Barbara 120 JR RED CROSS 57 K Kackley, Cynthia 49,54,120 Konsfield, Wayne 101 Kapetanovic, Don 61 Karnafel, Carol 34,52,57,62.101 Keister, Euqene 101 Kelly, Norma (Mrs.) 26,27,132 Kerr, Larry 57,76,81,85,120 Kessler, Bobby 59,61,120 Kessler, Ken 30,71,115 Kessler. Sandra 42,57,84,101,111 Kicho, Mary 125 Kiqer, Georqe 120 Kiqer, Janet 28,62,101,125 Kiqer, Janice 45,54,101 Kikolas, Clara 56,1 15 Kinq, Jacalyn 120 Kinqsbury, Dianne 41,42,52,101 Kirts, Joyce 43,56,120 Kitchell, Bruce 60,101 Kitchen, Julie 56,59,120 Klaubo, Sharon 35,120 Klaubo, Walter 61,121 Klem, Flo 18,49,64,119,121 Klinqner, Heike 16,47,54,101 Knaver, Louis 121 Knaver, Susan 31,57 Kniqht, Bonnie 58,115 Kniqht, Ken 47,125 Kniqht, Ron 125 Knoche, Dave 125 Knoche, Joan 101 Kocon, Theresa 101,160 Koephel, Chuck 61 Kohut, Nick 101 Kolish, Tom 43,57,71,115,157 Kolwicz, Cindy 125 Kominiak, Dione 9,13,41,63,65,115,143 Ko.ntor, Judy 101 Kontrik, Sandra 121 Konyu, Michael 58,71,81,85,121 Kornaus, Tom 125 Kors, Judy 43,116,151 Koruzyk, Dennis 121 Kozdras, Richard 33,62,116 Koznicki, Dell 101,156 Kozubal, Cecilia 61,102,121,147 Kczubal, Phil 10? Kramer, Jane 116,121 Krohman Suzanne 47,116 Kuhn, Rosalee 31,121 Kuhn, Sherry 121 Kukta, Steve 102 Kunz, Maria 16,102 Kurteff, Georqe (Mr.) 57,132 L LaBelle, James 57,121 LaBelle, Robert 58,116,118 Loesecke, Suzanne (Miss) 132 Lambert, Dale 52,81,121 Laramie, Ralph 76 Lassiter, Jill 125 Laud, Charlene 7,47,65,116 Laurion, Dennis 121 Lee, Rita 61,126 Lenzo, Charlotte 52,54,57,102 Leslie, Tom 102 Lessie, Ken 16,62,85 Leslie, Larry 16,76,81,123,126 Levine, Marsho (Mrs.) 132 Lewin, Paul 46,49,126,147 Lewin, Stuart 9,44 47,50,51,1 16,1 1 8 Linback, Robert 62 Lison, Rudolph 74,126 Litton, Carol 55,116 Livovich Michael 58 Lloyd, David 41,74 Lloyd, Neil 60,62,102 Lohse, Bruce 81,87,116 Lohse, Don 102 Lohse, James 116 lohse, kon 116,126 Lohse, Ronald 61,123,126 Lcsh, Karen 126 Love, Richard 71,116 Lowrance, Nancy 126 lubarski, Barbara 45,62,68,84,116,118 Ladders, Joe 62,63,116 Luddy, Ruth 11,47,102,150 Luketic, Nicholas (Mr.) 71,85,132 Lund, Sharon 43,58,121 Lutz, Pat 116 M MacDonald, Glen 116 Mare, Richard 7,47,126 Macey, Kazia 84,121 Mack, Dennis 76,81,85,121 Mack, Karol 126,155 Maqill, Mary Ellen 56,102 Mallette, Ken 46,57,58,116 Mancos, Andrea 33,102,156 Mancos, Jim 126 Mansavaqe, Mariann 126 Marcinkovich, Ken 7,52 Markley, Sandra 121 Marley, James 126 Marlott, Judy 56,126 Marlow, Brenda 54,84 Mrrovich, Robert 102 Marrs, Wayne 121 Martin, Gary 116 Martine, Jane (Miss) 55,132 Marton, joe 76,82,85 Maskovich, Gayle 126 MATH 60 Matonovich, Ronnie 126 Matovina, Mary Cay 30,52,.’ 4,62,102 Matusiak, David 46,47,116 May, John 36,58,71,81,85 Mayden, Larry 102 Mayden, Marilyn 55.57,89,116 Mayden, Mary Ann 52,62,116 Mayer, Leiqh 121 M-CLUB 63 Meeker, Diana 40,52,54,62,63,103 Melton, John (Mr.) 46,132 Melton, Marie 31,35,45,46,56,62,89,103 Merkel. David 126 Mericle, Carol 55, 103 Mertens, Sybil 7,41,47,103 Mestrovich, Judy 28,56,61,121 Mestrovich, Marilyn 41,43,56,84.103 Metros, Charles 103 Mickey, Charles 58,71,81,85,121 Mieros, Sharon 103 Mierzwa, Dennis 57,71,74,116 Mierzwa, Pat 56,126 Mihalic, Nick 126 Miksich, Mike 126 Miller, Barbara (Miss) 47,132 Miller, Gayle 59,121 Miller, Karen 58,116 Miller, Kim 31,41,42,49,50,51,103 Milne, Dione 41,43,56,89,103 Milton, Karen 126 Minchuk, Euqene 57,71,121 Miner, Sandra 126 Misner, Euqene 45,46,126 Mitchell, Barbara 58,116 Mitchell, Carol 52,53 Mitchell, Robert 49,126 Mixon, Joel 29,52,116,157 Modsiski, Donna 126 Moeqlin, Jim 53,103 Moffett, Ellen 54,126 Moll, Hans (Mr.) 132 MONITORS 43 Montaloano, Carol 57,103 Moore, Carole 103 Moorehead, Marjorie 43,56,69,121 Mooreheod, Roy (Mr.) 88,133 Moredich, Marilyn 121 Morris, Donna 121 Morris, Donna 56,116 Morrison, Roqer 126 MORTONITE 42 Moylan, Harriette (Mrs.) 26,133 Mueller, Karen 54,62,103 Muffett, Roqer 7,47,57,121 Muller, Robert 74,121 Murchek, Sharon 36,94,103,111 Musqrave, Dennis 57,78,79,87,116 Musser, Richard 116 Myers, Linda 55,62,103 Myers, Ruth Ann 57,126 Me McAleer, John 46,53,62,102 McAleer, Judy 4,126 McAtee, Charlene 56,116 McBurney, Norman 53 McBurney, Russell 59 McClellan, Keith (Mr.) 36,132 McClure, Sally 65,102 McCrea, Douqlas 67,71,85,116 McCrea, Richard 121 McCreary, John 125,126 McConnell, Nancy 41,126 McGee, Judith 121 McGee, Sharon 116 McGinnis, Micki 126 McKinney, Kathy 126 McNeil, Mark 41,42,57 N Naftzqer, Bonnie 59,104 NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY 62 Neal, Frona 57,116 Neff, Donald 126,160 Neiqhbors, John 60,74,81,121 Nelson, Dianne 121,155 Nelson, Georqe (Mr.) 58,133 Nemcek, Arnold 104 Nemeth, Kathleen 36,121 Newkirk, Robert (Mr.) 36,57,133 Nolan, Linda 43,50,54,62,63,93,104 Norris, Ed 25,30,49,58,63,75,82,104 Novasel, Mary 121 166o Oberle, David 52,126 Oberle, Tom 26,116 O’Boyle, James 60,116 O’Brien, Wilma 121 Ochiitree, James 32,104 Ochiltree, Nancy 56,61,121 Oesterle, Jim 126 Offutt, Marcella 43 Ogborn, Mary 56,121 Ogilvie, John (Mr.) 28,29,133 Opperman, Pam 126 ORCHESTRA 47 Oros, Antoinette 126 Osmon, Gloria 25,46,47,54,1 21 Oswalt, Jim 104 Overman, Jack 49,81,126 Overman, Larry 8,48,49,75,88,104,148 Owen, Kaye 116 F Paganelli, Dick 126 Paganeili, Marcia 54,56,116 Paherson, Steve 121 Palmer. Dennis 5771707 79.85.121 Palmer, James 9,27,49,62,63,78,79,86,87,104 Paquin, Steve 5,47,63,71,72,86,87,104 Parcnem, Jim 71,81,121 Parker, Pat 56,65,104 Parkhurst, Sandra 126 Parkovich, Paula 45,54,121 Parman, Donald 116 Partido, Benny 82,121 Pasko, Gloria 133 Paswinski, Ricky 126 Paswinski, Ron 32,116,121 Patterson, Stephen 81 Payne, Diane (Mrs.) 84,133 Pecelin, Frances 28,43,75,104 Pelhank, Sherry 34,62,64,104 Pelhank, Wayne 46,126 Pepelea, Carol 52,116 Perdew, Jim 63,71,78,79,80,87,93,1 16 Perry, Linda 121 Peterson, Cathy 56,121 Peterson, Mary (Mrs.) 30,52,133 Petroff, Linda 43,166 Petska, Janet 56,116 Phares, Tom 28,57,81,87,116,1 19 Phelps, Penelope 52,53,126 PHOTO 53 PHY. CHEM. 52 Piekarczyk, Gail 10,57,116 Piekarczyk, Joseph 116 Pieramica, Karen 126 Pierce, Jean 126 Pilot, Douglas 121 Pilot, Mitchell 52,62,116,159 Pisowitz, Elaine 116 Pisowicz, Patricia 41,121 Pittmon, Eunice 41,84,126 Pitzels, Karen 46,116 Piznarski, Leon 126 Plesek, Marilyn 6,56,61,121 Plummer, James 116 Pocius, Joan 43,104 Pocius, Sandv 126 Polito, Patricia (Miss) 133 Pollard, Richard 8,48,60,104 Polochak, Carrol 31,61,69,121 Polochak, Michele 69,116,118 Pomplum, Carol 56,117 Pop, Suzanne 43,57,64,104 Popiela, Robert 74,126 Potis, Judith 45,89,117,118 Pouch, John 71,117 Premuda, Jackie 126 Pressnell, James 34,105 Price, Raymond 36,42,52,62,63,71,82,117 Pruitt, Bonnie 51,54 Puett, Gary 34,76,117 Pullo, Eddie 74,127 Pumnea, Allan 7,47,121 Q Quinn, Betty 45 QUILL SCROLL 63 K Rakos, Bill 127 Rakos, Virginia 41,50,62,63,105 Rambo, Mell 105 Rapchak, Jack 121 Rasmussen, David 127 Rasmussen, Julian (Mr.) j i ,40 52,53,1 33 Ratkay, Frank 105 Ray, James 74 Raymond, Marilyn 117 Reba, Ron 49,127 Rebey, Bill 105 Regnier, Ray 87 Reichardt, Caroline 50,51,62,92,117 Reid, Robert 105 Reid, Sharon 56,64,121 Reid, Tim 9,42,50,51,62,63,105 Reinert, Diane 61,121 Relinski, Pat 33,43,105 Relinski, Stan.ey 105 Reno, Stsan 127 Reynolds, Karen 65,105 Reynolds, Sue 29,65,121 Rhoades, Bonnie I 27 Rice, Carline 117 Ridge, Burgess 53 Ritthaler, Eileen 9,56,89,117 Rivich, George 49,58,75,76,105,1 1 2 Rivich, Janet 54,127 Roach, Margo 7,47,64,105 Robaska, Phil (Mr.) 133 Robinson, Rita 121 Rogers, Carol 56,117 Rogowski, Tami 43,49,64,121 Rohl, Sally 55,89,121 Rollins, Roger 46,127 Ropac, Paul 74,81,127 Rosanswank, Betty 55,84,117 Rosanswank, Loretta 121 Rosanswank, Mary 105 Rose, Douglas 74,127 Rose, Jeanne 16,127 Rosenau, Ernest 41,74,81,87,1 27 Rosenberry, Darlene 45,127 Rosinski, Robert 41,71,82,87,1 1 7,1 1 8 Rossi, John 1 27 Rouse, De Lois 127 Rouse, Gerald 105 Royer, Ron 71,78,79,80,87,117 Ruble, Jacquelene 55,56,121 Ruff, Larry (Mr.) 17,133 Ruff, Walter 71 Ruff, Walter (Mr.) 28,133 Ruff, Willis 25,49 Rusnak, Andrew (Mr.) 35,133 Russell, Robert 43,68,75,154 S Saari, Robert 1 17 Sabik. Adolph 105 Sabo, Thomas 61 Sabo, Warren 127 Sachs, Janet (Mrs.) 29,134 Sain, Jerry 117 Sako, Jerry 43,57,119,121 Salach, Robert 127 Salka, Joanne 7,47,106 Sallade, Mary Ann 127 Sankowski, Eugene 57,118,157 Sargent, Glenn 24,117 Sarlea, Gerald 60,117 Sarver, Cheryl 127 Sarver, Lynne 57,58,121 Sasse, Betty 127 Savage, Robert 117 Scheffer, Bonnie 106 Schlesinger, Gail 4,9,45,46,53,60,84,117 Schlesinger, Robert 53,122 Schmidt, James 46 Schreiber, Phil 49,76,1 17,1 1 8 Schreiber, Susan 56,122,147 Schroeder, Fred 36,46,59,62,106 Schweighordt, Marge 49,61,127 Sciotto, Jeanne 53,59,122,146 Seals, Wendale 122 Seaman, Barbara 46,47,89,122 Seqallt, Robert 127 Serbu, Dorinda 56,127 Serbu, Sandra 56,61,117 Seydel, Guy 74,127 Shadoan, Sherry 89,117 Shafer, Paulette 56,127 Shaffer, Louise 55,117 Shaffer, Thomas 106 Shannon, Cherie 7,54,65,84,122 Shanta, Karen 127 Shanta, Royleen 49,56,62,94,106,111 Sharkey, Susen 106 Sharp, Jim 122 Sharpe, Donald 49,71,87,117,1 1 8 Show, Judy 49,122 Shaw, Sharon 65,106 Sheldon. Robert 59,127 Sheline, Jack 127 Sherby, Joan 8,48,54,62,75,106,111 Sherer. Donald 126 Sheridan, John 45,49,54,117,154 Sherman, JoAnn 126 Sherman, Pot 26,106 Sherwinski, Ronald 127 Shipley, Ardell 42,106 Shirley, Karen 122 Shock, Harry 127 Shoemaker, Helen 9,42,47,49,54,63,106,150 Siecker, Bruce 36,52,57,106 Silkwood, Brenda 62,106 Simon, Dwight 60 $impson, James 127 Simpson, Jeanette 117 Siple, Jim 127 Skafish, Bill 106 Skager, Sandra 127 Skelton, James 45,47,57,58,1 17 Skertich, Mike 127 Skony, Steve 122 Skurka, Janice 55,106 Small, Donald (Mr.) 134 Smalley, Jerri 107 Smaron, David 53,127 Smith, Betty 126 Smith, Diane 107 Smith, Greg 41,81,127 Smith. Isabell 49,55,56,107 Smith, Janice 117 Smith, Joan 41,117 Smith, John 57,81,87,122 Smith, Kendall 51,53,122 Smith, Kenny 122 Smith, Rosanne 9,21,40,50,51,62,63,107,159 Smith, Ted 46,58,122 Smith, Terry 25,122 Smock, Peg 7,47,50,62,64,68,117,11 8 Smock, Tom 127 Smulevitz, Alan 9,42,51,62,63,93,107 Smulevitz, Gloria 56,61,127 Smundin, George 16,53 Snadden, Leonard (Mr.) 58,134 Snyder, Dorothea 107 Soderberg, Dorothy (Mrs.) 118,134 Solan, Joe 61,107 Somerville, Judith 127 Somerville, Tom 117 SPANISH 61 Spark, Deanna 127 Sparks, Nancy 122 Speelmon, Diane 122 Spencer, Janet 127 Spies, Judy 107 Spitzer, Gerald (Mr.) 31,52,111,134 Spray, Deborah 127 Spray, John 25,53,71,117 Spudic, Jack 127 167Squibb, Nancy (Mrs.) 25,111,134 Stafford, Randy 53,122 STAGE CREW 57 Stahura, James 31,52,71,117 Stalder, Diana 122 Stanis, Ronald 41,58,122 Stankovich, George 117 Steele, Dixie 122 Steele, Jack 127 Stemper, Kathy 122 Stephenson, Susan 126 Stevens, Jody 127 Stevens, Larry 127 Stevens, Linda 127 Stevens, Mary Ann 117 Stewart, Dana 26,43,46,49,62,107,111,150 Stier, Elizabeth (Mrs.) 32,55,134 Stines, Nancy 122 Stivers, Paul 9,37,46,49,50,51,66,92,93,117 Stock, Helen (Mrs.) 27,41,42,134 Stone, Sheila 41,60,117 Storck, Deryl 107 Stout, Howard (Mr.) 78,81,134 Stricklin, Gloria 52,55,122 Struhs, Donald 81 Stryzinski, Barb 84 Stuart, Laurie 122 Stuckey, Sandra 46,117 Stuhr, Judy 107 Sutton, Larry 47,52 Svabik, Jackie 14,43,57,75,107 Svenningsen, Susan 43,47,57,117,11 8 Swalick, Marilynn 6,9,10,11,1 8,68,69,75,107 Swalick, William 57,122 Sweeney, Scott 60,81,85 Swisher, Alice 54,117 Swope, Linda 53,122 Szarkowicz, Carol 51,122 Szoke, Cheryl 89,117 T Takacs, Tom 45,57,62,117,118 Takas, Alice 8,48,68,107,140 Teegarden, David 8,16,17,25,48,58,62,71,93,107 Teegarden, Joann 25,108 Templeton, David 74 Terzarial, Albert 85,117 THEATER GUILD 59 Thegze, Mary Kay 35,49,59,122 Thielen, Linda 55,122 Thieling, John 43,57,60,62,117,157 Thomas, Carol 43,108 Thomas, Diane 1 1,32,43,68,108 Thomas, Robert 71,87,117 Thomas, Sherrel 16,47,56,65,117 Thomas, Tim 122 Thompson, Daryl 53,117 Thompson, Katherine 11,50,51,108 Thompson, Nancy 56 Thompson, Warren 74 Thorley, Linda 47,108 Todd, Michael 47,60 Tomich, Donna 41,55,64,108 Tomlinson, Diane 30,62,117,118 Tomsic, Gene 57,71,87,122 TOP HAT 40,41 Topp, Bonnie 49,52 Torok, Fran 41,65,122 Torok, Sandra 20,40,47,62,63,108 Torpey, Janet 56 TRAVEL CLUB 58 Trubich, Barbara 57,122 Tsatsos, Aphrodite (Mrs.) 28,61 Turner, David 53 Tuttle, Sandra 7,47,56,117 Tyler, Rich 46 V Vadas, Linda 122 Van Alstine, David 60,62,117 Vanes, Jean 54,122 Van Lul, Kenneth 60,122 Van Senus, Don 122 Van Senus, Fred 108 Vaprezsan, John 45,47,117 Varga, Gloria 108 Vargo, Joyce 45,56,89,118 Vargo, Steve 52,122 Ventrella, Cynthia 41,43,89,118 Vezeau, Charleen 118 Vicari, Stephen 57,58,71,122 Viland, Camille 20,43,108,111 Villadsen, Judy 36,108 Vintilla, Francene 56 Vintilla, Gentry 60,82,118 Virden, May (Miss) 134 Volk, Barbara 54 Volk, William (Mr.) 134 w Wach, Sherry 51,122 Wagner, Stanley 122 Wahl, Geraldine 54,65,122 Wahl, Sharon 84,108 Walker, Margaret (Mrs.) 54 Wall, Charles 122 Wall, William 108 Walsh, Darlene 54,122 Walsh, Michael 50,51,57,118,157 Walsh, Pat 62 Walsh, Susan 6,10,11,40,50,63,108 Ware, Carolyn 47,54,59,65,118 Waring, Anthony (Mr.) 35,61,134 Warkentien, Richard 71,122 Watson, Jack 59,108 Watson, Sherill 57,64,118 Waugaman, Gerald 49,71,82,109 Wayco, James 109 Webb, Mary Lois 118 Weber, Jerry 45 Weber, Ray 52,122 Weedon, Diane 45,46,47,84,118 Weiss, Richard 20,29,57,58,70,71,74,88,93,109,143 Wells, Vonda 109 Welty, Kendall 11 8 Werskey, Gary 9,42,50,51,62,63,75,93,109 Westerland, Barbara 55,56,122 Westerland, Dorothy 43,118 White, Frank 63,71,82,83,118 White, Jane 47,55,109,118 White, Joan 59,122 White, Linda 45 White, Ted 70,71,109,158 Whitehouse, Dave 7,81,122 Wiechecki, Mary 118 Wieland, Diane 17,20,35,40,41,47,54,62,63,109 Wiese, Dean 43,52,57,118 Wiggins, Gwendolyn 56,65,122 Wiggins, Nancy 32,65,84,109 Wilkins, Robert 60 Williams, Connie 49,61 Williams, Dennis 109 Williams, Janet 41,43,52,122 Williams, Linda 65,118 Williams, Louise (Miss) 54 Williams, Rita 47,57,109,159 Williams, Sheila 122 Williams, Shirley 62,109 Willis. Richard 19,160 Wilson, Helen 54,61 Wilson, Joan 41,122 Wilson, Judith 43,55,122 Wilson, Judy 59,122 Wilson, Thomas 63,71,82 Wilson, Tom 109 Winders, Karen 55,118 Winsberg, Carolyn 49,59,122 Witte, Allen 46,122 Witwer, Bill 30,71,78,87,11 8 Woerner, Nancy 34,62,109 Wolf, Geraldine 57,118 Wolf, Martha 65,110 Wood, Collen 54 Woolls, Donald (Mr.) 134 Wright, Jill 118 Wright, Jim 46,51 Wukovitz, Nancy 55,110 Wursthorne, Edward 118 Y Yanek, George 122 Yates, Frank 10,26,45,47,110 Y-TEENS 56 Z Zaher, Susan 45,160 Zallen, Dennis 88,110 Zaremba, Allen 68,75,110 Zerby, Bob 60 Ziemak, Alexander 60,122 Zimmerman, Frances 56,62,110 Zimmerman, Jack 60,122 Zitko, Jack 71,81,122 Zlotnik, Maurey (Mr.) 71,73,134 Zuklin, Darlene 55,110 Zwinklis, Allen 4,9,11,36,40,50,51,62,63,110,159 Zych, Mary Ann 55,89,110 168Advertisers Art’s Barber Shop 157 Bloomberg Insurance Agency 146 Bob’s Barber Shop 143 Bocken Funeral Home 150 Bodie Photographs 161 Byers Heating Co. 160 Calumet Bowl 151 Calumet Construction Corp. 139 Calumet National Bank 145 Cande’s Pixxa 156 Carley Mayflower 147 Carlson’s Jewelry 141 Carri Ann’s Shop 147 Carson Pirie Scott Cr Co. 146 Colonial Drugs 156 Consumer Construction Corp. 158 Courtesy Motor Sales 156 Cowan Builders 155 DeLaney Printing 6r Litho 138 Del’s Dairy Queen 146 Dick's Grocery 146 Dick’s Woodmar Shell Service 157 Don’s Auto Supply Service 156 Mayor Edward C. Dowling 149 Dunhill Formal Attire 158 Dunkenburger Drive-In 149 Einhorn’s Women’s Apparel 155 Fat Boy 139 Ferris Standard 150 Fifield Pharmacy 142 French Poodle Beauty Salon 155 Graver Tank Mgs. Co. 157 Gregory’s Super Market 158 Griffith Ready-Mix 159 Hessville Department Store 154 Hessville 5c 10c Store 151 Hill’s 140 Hitching Post 151 Homer’s Service Station 141 Hoosier State Bank 141 House of Pixxa 150 Howell Hardware Co. 142 Indianapolis Pharmacy 151 Inland Steel 153 Jack Fox Sons 143 Jack’s Carry-Out 150 Jane Drug Store 141 Kaplan's Shoes 159 Kem Rebuilders, Inc. 150 Ken’s Barber Shop 155 Kenwood Lanes 142 Lake County Driving School 159 Lindy’s Hardware 149 Logan’s Tuxedo Rental 148 Luchene’s 145 Luddy’s Market 150 Lynch Office Co. 143 Lytton’s Tri City Plaxa 162 Mack Shoe Store 151 Maid-Rite Restaurant 142 Mastey’s Jewelers 145 W. R. Matthews Sons 154 Matx Paint Supplies 140 McDonald’s Drive-In 147 Mercantile National Bank 143 Miller's Phillips 66 Service Station 142 J. W. 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