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

 - Class of 1964

Page 1 of 184

 

Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collection, 1964 Edition, Cover
Cover



Page 6, 1964 Edition, Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collectionPage 7, 1964 Edition, Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collection
Pages 6 - 7

Page 10, 1964 Edition, Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collectionPage 11, 1964 Edition, Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collection
Pages 10 - 11

Page 14, 1964 Edition, Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collectionPage 15, 1964 Edition, Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collection
Pages 14 - 15

Page 8, 1964 Edition, Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collectionPage 9, 1964 Edition, Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collection
Pages 8 - 9
Page 12, 1964 Edition, Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collectionPage 13, 1964 Edition, Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collection
Pages 12 - 13
Page 16, 1964 Edition, Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collectionPage 17, 1964 Edition, Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collection
Pages 16 - 17

Text from Pages 1 - 184 of the 1964 volume:

Volume XI Top Hat • isxs 4t Oliver Perry Morton High School “JJo, Q°i Hammond, Indiana 1 A YEAR AT THE MANSION This is Morton High School — a red brick building filled each day with busy, hurrying teenagers. Its classrooms are small worlds where young minds are enriched and expanded. Its teachers are moderators in an exchange of ideas. Its 1800 students, called the Governors, seek to achieve the highest goals in life. Morton is not merely an address or a structure. It is a Mansion where knowledge and learning are stressed, where the noblest of human ideals are taught. Here at Morton each Governor plays an active part in building an idea — Morton High School is the Governors ' Mansion. THE NATION’S FLAG, waving in the the wind in front of the school, greets Morton Governors, reminding them daily of the importance of America’s democratic ideals. MORTON’S “BEATLES,” alias the Vi-Kings, donned wigs and entertained Beatle-style at the benefit assembly held by the Government Club for its orphan, Kim Chun Yung. Activities at Morton Morton High School has a unique personality, a warm and friendly glow created by its students. To the Governors, Morton is not an " institution. " MHS is more like an idea, a frame of mind, or a way of life. Morton can be a greeting between two old friends, bustling basketball games or pep sessions. Morton is final exams overstuffed lockers, student campaigns, play rehearsals and hectic speech meets. Morton means building a Homecoming float, attending the Prom, visiting the nation ' s capitol, and becoming a part of " Beatle-mania. " Morton is the laughter of Senior Week and a tearful graduation on a sunny June afternoon. All these things lend a sparkling personality to the Governors ' school—an atmosphere that makes every year special, one worth living and reliving at the Governors ' Mansion. 4 THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT, visited by upperclass¬ men in October on Morton’s annual Washington trip, stands illuminated in the glow of spotlights after dark. BUS TRIPS to away football games highlighted the fall at Morton. Here Judy Jenjeske and Lynn Blackman help decorate the Booster Club pus to Fort Wayne. Blend Into Mansion’s Own Bright Personality “OUR TEAM IS BACK.” sing the senior girls at the annual pep session before the first football game. Up¬ perclassmen presented skits to arouse school spirit for the upcoming season. HfX§4 wm MIL rans- LIFE. . . . . 8 ACADEMICS . . ... 22 ORGANIZATIONS. ... 38 ATHLETICS. . ... 72 PEOPLE . . ... 98 ADVERTISING. ... 146 Morton Student Association Inagural Ceremonies SWEARING IN his Cabinet, Willie Ruff performs one of his first duties as President of the Association. His Cab¬ inet consisted of — Secretary of Justice Bob Van Gorp, Secretary of Student Em¬ ployment Russ Barron, Sec¬ retary of Assemblies Ramona Crowe, Secretary of the Stu¬ dent Center Bob Mitchell, Secretary of the Treasury Fran Vintilla, Secretary of Safety Gary Dietrich. 1964 for the Student Association began with the traditional, stirring Inaugural Assem¬ bly, in which the main officers of the Associ¬ ation were sworn in alongside the Congress and Court. Association President Willie Ruff was sworn into office by Principal W. Winston Becker at the inauguration held on Novem¬ ber 22, 1963. After delivering his inaugural address, Willie administered the oath of office to Vice-President Ricky Tyler, Recorder Dor¬ een Bianucci, and the Cabinet and Congress. Willie’s Cabinet members then outlined their official goals in acceptance speeches. Bob Van Gorp, Chief Justice of the Student Court, swore in his judges and recorders. Finally, the entire student body repeated the Morton stu¬ dent’s pledge led by the new president. 8 ACCEPTING the Top Hat and Tails, symbols of the dignity and importance of his office, Willie Ruff is congratulated by Principal Winston W. Becker. Launched New Year at the Governors’ Mansion The Student Association’s Inaugural Ball, Moonglow, was presented this year on Novem¬ ber 28, 1963, at St. Michael’s Hall in Ham¬ mond, in honor of the newly installed officers of Morton’s student government. First semi-formal dance of the year, the annual ball is open to all four classes. Given each year on Thanksgiving Eve, the affair is a highlight of the social season at Morton and offers students a chance to enjoy a relaxing evening while supporting their government. The three Student Association officers greeted their guests for the ball at the door and then walked out onto the dance floor to lead off the traditional Association dance. The Cabinet, Court, and Congress also danced to the song reserved for Association members. THANKSGIVING EVE couples danced to dreamy tunes at the Inaugural Ball in Hammond at St. Michael’s Hall. DANCE MUSIC provided by Tony Marterie and his band added to the enjoyment of the evening for all. The mellow tones of the trumpet filled the hall with an appropriately romantic atmosphere as couples relaxed on the sidelines at the Inaugural Ball. 9 Fine Arts Hold High Position at Morton; SHAKING HIS FINGER at Barnaby (Don Jamison), Babes in Toyland’s “executioner” Gonborgo (Ron Lohse) prepares for a customer — Barnaby’s nephew. “MY MONEY IS SAFE, where no one can find it,” declares Mrs. Savage (Kris Tenkely) to Fairy Mae (Kitty Bjork- lund) in The Curious Savage. (The money was in the stuf¬ fed bear on her lap.) Strange things occurred in the three-act comedy, The Curious Savage, presented on November 1 and 2 under the direction of Mr. ' Donn Edwards. The play involved a certain Mrs. Savage in a senes of events at the Clois¬ ters Asylum. Mrs. Savage was committed to the Cloisters after she refused to reveal where she had hidden her bonds from her greedy children. Following a wild goose chase, her family found the bonds hidden in Mrs. Sav¬ age’s huge teddy bear. Through the efforts of the dramatics and musical departments, Babes in Toyland was presented on February 27-29. The story began as Barnaby, a wicked old miser, forced the beautiful Contrary Mary to consent to marry him. In desperation Mary ran away to Toy- land with Barnaby’s nephew Alan, whom she loved. Barnaby set out after them, intending to get rid of Alan once and for all. After a hot chase and many close calls, Alan and Mary triumphed over their pursuer. “DID YOU TAKE THE BONDS?” asks Dr. Emmett (Charley Thompson) of Mrs. Paddy (Lu Czarnecki), who ignores his plea. Titus Sav¬ age (Harry Shock) urges her to reveal the whereabouts of Mrs. Savage’s hidden money. Pat Spudic and Don Jamison watch anxiously. 10 Plays and Musical Received Praise of Governors THE MASTER TOYMAKER (Jim Clauson) kneels among the Piper children and wel¬ comes them to the joys of the famous Toyland. Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew was presented by the Morton Drama Department on May 1 and 2, 1964, to com¬ memorate the 400th Anniversary of Shake¬ speare’s Birth. The story of the play centered on Kath- erina, the foul-tempered daughter of Baptista, a gentleman of Padua, Italy. Katherina, com¬ monly known as the “Shrew,” was notoriously independent. Kate’s younger sister decreed their father could not be wooed or wed until Katherina had found a mate. Sweet Bianca’s many suitors were desperate for someone to marry the undesirable Kate, but no one could be found. Finally, the boisterous, carefree Petruchio appeared. In the market for a rich wife, he promptly agreed to many Kate “sight unseen.” Kate objected fiercely to being “sold” like a commodity, but her arguments were of no avail; she was to be wed as soon as pos¬ sible. Her groom, however, arrived at the wed¬ ding in rags, and began his campaign to “tame” his shrew. She finally fell in love and settled down, properly “tamed.” FITTING COSTUMES for the spring play, Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, are Nancy Chamberlain, Linda Herring, and Don Irvin. 11 As Grads Arrived for Homecoming, Morton Presented SENIOR CLASS members, waiting for the parade to be¬ gin, review the last hectic week before Homecoming. The theme for the senior float was “Excruciate those Warriors,” in “honor” of Bishop Noll’s football team. REIGNING AT THE HOMECOMING dance was a thrilling occasion for seven Morton senior girls. The Court consisted of Micki McGinnis, Karen Shanta, Ramona Crowe, Queen Doreen Bianucci, Jeanette Bundy, Francene Vintilla, and Barbara Gallimore. 12 Traditional Bonfire, Parade, Crowning of Queen To begin Homecoming activities for 1963, the Morton Governors held an assembly to introduce the queen candidates to the student body. The annual Thursday night bonfire sparked some of that “o Y Morton spirit.” Weeks beforehand Morton juniors and seniors began building floats to represent their classes in the Homecoming parade. The B-team and Varsity cheerleaders also made a float for the parade. Queen candidates rode to Hammond High field accompanied by other Morton students in brightly “streamered” cars. The Queen, Doreen Bianucci, and her court were honored at the Homecoming dance held at the National Guard Armory after the game where the Vikings entertained. ADDING FINAL TOUCHES to the junior float are mem¬ bers of the junior class. Juniors and seniors worked weeks before Homecoming planning for the “big night.” HOMECOMING EVE Governors lit the traditional bonfire behind the school. A blazing fire set the stage for lively cheers, skits, and a dance on the blacktop. 13 Governors Work Together to Present Entertaining PERFORMING WITH THEIR MELODIOUS BELLS in assembly are the Spartan Bell Ring¬ ers from Michigan State University. The group played a number of classical, folk, and popular tunes with their 49 handbells, each member controlling up to 13 bells at one time. Water pistols, bell-ringers, debaters, and choral groups all had parts in Morton’s 1964 assembly schedule. Fall pep assemblies, fea¬ turing cheers, skits and a pep band, loudly proclaimed Morton’s loyalty to its team. The annual Dress-Right Assembly, held in Octo¬ ber, exemplified correct attire for high school students by contrasting proper dress with im¬ proper dress. The Kim Chun Yung assembly, sponsored by the Government Club, raised funds for Morton’s orphan. Students “forc¬ ibly” collected offerings from the audience, using verbal “lashings” and water pistols.. The Inaugural and the State of the Associa¬ tion Assemblies informed students of con¬ gressional affairs. For Thanksgiving, Christ¬ mas, and Easter, the music department pre¬ sented holiday programs. Not only for pur¬ poses of education and entertainment, assem¬ blies gave Governors an opportunity to work together for the construction and organization of programs for the student body. DEBATING whether the sale of cigarettes should be made illegal are varsity debaters Helen Holsclaw and Bob Mitchell. This as¬ sembly was a practice for the debate team’s appearance on the CBS show “Rebuttal.” and Educational Assemblies for Student Body THE DRESS-RIGHT AS¬ SEMBLY featured students modeling both the correct and incorrect attire for sports, school, and church. Proper dress for Morton’s formal and semi-formal events was shown to the stu¬ dents in the auditorium. SINGING AT THE EASTER ASSEMBLY is the Morton choir. The entire music department participated in many of the musical assemblies during the school year. POSING AS KIM CHUN YUNG, Larry Les- sie arriv es from Korea to join the fun at the assembly held to raise money for his support. Escorting him on stage is his “nurse,” Tom Hopman, who “takes care” of Kim. 15 THE CAPITOL building, home of our federal legislature, was an im¬ pressive sight for Governors. IWO JIMA MEMORIAL, honoring America’s soldiers, was visited by traveling Governors. LINCOLN MEMORIAL, world- famous for its statue of Lincoln, was one of many stops. Washington Trip Granted Fascinating Greenwich Village, turbulent Chinatown, and the world-famous Bowery were included in the sights visited by 365 Hammond students on this year’s New York- Washington Trip. Setting out on Tuesday night, October 22, students eagerly anticipated the seven-day tour. Wednesday evening the train arrived in New Jersey where excited teenagers disem¬ barked and piled into the waiting buses that would take them to their hotel near New York’s Times Square. Thursday and Friday, students visited the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, and United Nations Building. Friday evening saw the end of the stay in New York as the “trippers” left by train for Washington, D.C. In Washington students got a first-hand view of the various government buildings and historical monuments. Tours of the White House, Capitol Building, and Arlington Na¬ tional Cemetery highlighted their stay in the capital city of the nation. During a busy Sunday students began to realize that their vacation was rapidly coming to an end. Returning home on the train that night, students slept or chatted, feeling almost exhausted after their seven hectic days. Governors A Recess From THE U.N. BUILDING, the center of international affairs and a symbol of world peace, was toured by Morton students in New York this fall during the annual Washington Trip. 16 WAITING PATIENTLY to see their counselor, these stu¬ dents typify Governors at the beginning of each semester, when schedules often must be changed at the last moment. “DON’T BE GREEDY,” Nancy Creekmore seems to be say¬ ing to hunrgy Governors Bob Zimmerman and Kenny Bock- en at a bake sale as the boys divide “the spoils of war.” Daily Homework, Clockwatching, and Standing in Line School days at Morton in 1964 were not spent entirely in the classroom. Governors gave much of their time to the everyday rat race of high school existence. Mad dashes against the clock often resulted in tardiness and standing in line in the office for an admit. Governors found themselves in many other lines, too — at the bookstore, cafeteria, and counselors’ offices. Organizations involved many Governors in extra-curricular activities, even though stag¬ gered student schedules made it difficult for many to attend meetings after eighth hour. Bake sales, a popular means of raising money, were numerous and welcome. As stu¬ dents left the building, they could purchase cookies or cake to nibble on the way home. All in all, the school year was a well- rounded one at Morton — in school and out. DEMONSTRATING the proper technique for opening lock¬ ers, senior Tom Hopman gives his locker a “love pat.” Frosh Jim Pruitt and Linda Sorbello watch for pointers. 17 A PAUSE from the dance floor at the Winter Formal for some icy ipunch provides Micki McGinnis, Toni Oros, Rich Love, Jeanne Rose, and Jay Summers with a moment to relax and socialize. Welcome Change In Pace Found For Students RELAXING for a few mo¬ ments, Ralph Rhodes, Kris Houser, Bob Mitchell, and Paula Rosenau sit around decorated tables, talking and enjoying their refreshments at this year’s Winter Formal. Attending the Winter Formal, Junior - Senior Prom GATHERED AROUND the band box, Prom couples par¬ ticipate in the delightful en¬ tertainment provided by the Pat DeMure Band. The Winter Formal, “Cupid’s Cotillion,” held on February 15 at St. John’s Panel Room, provided a delightful evening for Morton stu¬ dents. Music furnished by the Vi-Kings, plus the sparkling decoration, added to the en¬ chantment of the evening. This eagerly await¬ ed event was sponsored by the Governmnt Club to support Kim Chun Yung, Morton’s Korean orphan. The 1964 Prom, “Sea Mist,” held on May 23 at St. Michael’s Hall, was the climax of the senior year. The elaborately decorated hall created a dreamy atmosphere. Entertainment for this memorable evening was provided by vocalist and trumpet player Pat DeMure. The juniors and seniors also danced to the enchant¬ ing music of the Don Carone Orchestra at the After-Prom Party held at the Woodmar Coun¬ try Club. Vocalist Ronnie Rice and the Dru- Vells also entertained. The After Prom-Party wasn’t the finale for many attending the Prom. Many students served “brunches” the morning after the Prom. These were followed by out¬ ings to the beach or an amusement park. The exciting weekend came to an end all to soon. SENIOR GIRLS, Janet Bales, Rita Sherer, Pam Opperman, and Betty Sasse spent much of their time rehearsing par¬ odies of popular songs per¬ taining to Morton and grad¬ uation. The girls provided amusing and sentimental en¬ tertainment at the Senior Banquet held in April. Seniors Bid Governor’s Mansion Good-Bye As Senior Week approached, Morton sen¬ iors realized that their high school days were coming to a close. This last week marked the end of a way of life. The Sr. Executive Board helped the sen¬ iors make arrangements for many activities throughout the year. Each Wednesday, seniors wore their brown and beige “cords”. Friends’ signatures or “Nom de Plumes,” and crazy drawings were marked on the cords. Seniors worked diligently to help make a success of the spring play, Taming of the Shrew. The Senior Banquet was held at a local restaurant on April 28. The humorous Class Will and Prophecy was read there. The prom, which was one of the highlights to the senior year, was given by the Junior Class for seniors. The last week of the school year was one of the most fun-filled but probably one of the saddest weeks for seniors. For each day of the week, seniors wore special clothes — ber- mudas, clashing clothes and kindergarten out¬ fits. Monday an unusual quiet fell over the school because seniors were doomed to silence. The final day of the year seniors dressed in their best proving they were really grown up. KINDERGARTEN DAY SILENCE DAY BERMUDA DAY CLASH DAY DRESS-UP DAY Micki McGinnis Bob Mitchell Larry Lessie Judy McAleer Doreen Bianucci GRADUATING students gathered at the Civic Cen¬ ter for commencement ex¬ ercises on June 10. Dean D. F. Berkley, from Indiana University, was the speaker for the ceremony. With Arrival of Spring Fever, Senior Week June 7 and June 10 were two of the most important days in the lives of Morton seniors; their high school careers were brought to a close after Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies. Traditionally, blue caps and gowns were worn proudly as seniors partici¬ pated in graduation exercises held at the Civic Center. Faces beamed with pride and joy as seniors received their diplomas, Those “im¬ portant papers” were cherished by all who passed from Morton’s halls. Seniors realized that four of the best years of their life were now passed, but they will always be remem¬ bered as years of personal growth. STUDENTS BEGIN a new life as they leave the Civic Cen¬ ter after Commencement exercises. Following the ceremony, students attended parties to celebrate the occasion. Hlllllllllllllllilllllllllllll X he purpose of every school is to educate. The school Morton fulfills that purpose. There are few better places at which to be educated than at Morton, a school that holds the highest standards of scholarship. Each day Morton leads its students into a world of new things, a world where one can travel the globe by learning, a constantly changing and challenging world, re-formed daily by current events. Morton ' s faculty is of the best quality, and so are the students. They help make Morton what it is—the Governors ' Mansion. 23 Governors Explore Mysteries ENGLISH LITERATURE students Eugene Misner, Judy Reeves, and Sherman Waring act out a scene from “A Man for All Seasons,” a play studied in Mrs. Moylan’s class. English, “ye olde language,” is studied for at least seven semesters by all Morton stu¬ dents before they graduate. Through the ex¬ ploration of our intricate language, Governors increase their ability to comprehend and ab¬ sorb the knowledge made available to them. Freshmen study basic grammar and com¬ position skills. They usually read, as a class, one novel per semester along with individual book reports each six weeks. Since this pro¬ gram of study is continued into the sophomore year, books such as David Copperfield, Ivan- hoe, and A Tale of Two Cities add to the store of literary knowledge of underclassmen. Semester courses in composition and American literature are taken by juniors at Morton. Comp. V teaches juniors to express themselves in clear, concise English. American Literature VI provides students with a work¬ able knowledge of the great American authors and their works. Some seniors take another full year of composition while others elect to divide their last year between composition and English literature. In this last semester of composition, “The Atlantic Monthly’ is a teaching aid. RESEARCH PAPERS present a great scholastic obstacle for junors in Composition V. George Bewley uses the library’s sources to begin work on a term paper for his class. HISTORY AND ADVENTURE come alive for freshmen English students through the pages of books. Dave Mustoe and Diane Burke discuss their latest literary “venture.” “Ye Olde Language” Through Recitation, Composition Speech and journalism are “extra” courses offered to Governors by the. English department; not required for graduation, they are electives taken by students interested in these fields as vocations or hobbies. First and second semester speech students study the various types of orations — such as extemporaneous speaking, “heckle” speeches, and after-dinner talks. A unit on parliament¬ ary procedure is also included in the course. Journalism students soon became familiar with the many sections of the daily news¬ paper. They leam to recognize feature stories and “yellow journalism.” “Datelines,” “mast¬ heads,” and “by-lines” quickly become com¬ monplace terms. Students taking journalism likewise try their hand at writing news stories and editorials. Most journalism students even¬ tually take positions on either publication. SPEECH STUDENTS, often called upon to give demonstra¬ tions, use varied props to help carry their points across. Ellen Hawking displays a top hat for emphasis. “PEEK-A-BOO,” Carla Frye seems to be saying as she clips a newspaper article for journalism class. Journalism students, required to cut out and study newspaper stories, at times must search through mountains of newsprint to find just the right article for class. 25 SCHNELWITCHEN, better known as Snow White, is translated by Mr. Jordan’s third year German class while second year students work on class assignme nts. Governors Become Familiar With Other Countries Language study is an integral part of the curriculum at Morton. Through development of the linguistic arts, Governors gain a better understanding of the world around them. A detailed study of grammar and vo¬ cabulary enables German students to “de¬ cipher” stories, novels and fairy tales in Ger¬ man. In third year Geman, offered for the first time this year, students exercise their know¬ ledge of the language through translation and conversation, dictation and memorization. “Magister Ruff” (alias Mr. Ruff, Latin teacher) assigns daily drills in vocabulary and grammar. The “dead language” takes second year students back to ancient Rome, where they follow the adventures of two young boys, and also to the great battle fields where Caesar fought the Gallic Wars. “X” marks the spot where a Latin student must stand if his recitation cannot be heard. In the front of the room the soft-spoken stu¬ dent finishes his translation. A trip to “Si¬ beria”, the corner of the room, is the fate of the student who talks too much. MR. RUFF’S FAMOUS GRIN and “violin” sign confront Jerry Bogner as he receives the results of his Latin exam. THE TAPE RECORDER is used to improve their French conversations by third year students Sue Zaher, Marcel Zlotnik, Sue Cutler, Phyllis Chrisney, Jenny Houchin, Judy Jeneske, Ruth Ann Baxley, and David Ellison, under the direction of Mrs. Hastings, their teacher. Through Study of Foreign Customs and Languages FIRST YEAR SPANISH STUDENT Pamela Scott is helped with her pronunciation by her teacher, Mr. Baker, and third year students Madeline Barabas and John Gerovac. Entering the Spanish and French classes takes one into a world completely apart from that in Morton’s other rooms. Here only the respective foreign language is spoken, en¬ couraging the growth of proficiency in the students through example and repetition. First year Spanish students receive in¬ struction in Spanish grammar and vocabulary, then learn to write compositions in Spanish and translate Spanish stories. “La Luz,” a Spanish newspaper, often supplements books such as Gil Bias. The second year of Spanish, a more detailed study, may be followed by a third course, offered for the first time this past year to Morton students. The “sound of music” resounds almost daily in the French room. Students’ grammar and vocabulary study is enhanced by the sing¬ ing of French songs, accompanied by a tape recorder. The recorder, as well as a “home¬ made” language lab, is used to help students better their conversational French. For those students who wish to obtain a more exact knowledge of the “international language,” a third year is now offered. 27 Laboratory Experiments Highlight Physical Sciences PHYSICS STUDENTS Russ Barron, Bill Rakos, and Er¬ nest Rosenau seem to be en¬ joying their work on an electricity experiment. Physical sciences of chemistry and phy¬ sics enable Morton students to become ac¬ quainted with almost everything from chem¬ ical bonding and atomic energy to crystal structures and electroplating. Physics students study forces and energy and experiment with simple machines and electrical currents. During the year, students are given “unknowns,” which they must iden¬ tify by physical properties such as volume, density, and specific gravity. Projects con¬ cerning light, heat, and sound are also in¬ cluded in the course. Lab periods pay off in many ways for chemistry students; besides burning their fingers and melting the paint on the lab coun¬ ters, they find that experimental data most often coincides with the chemical theory stud¬ ied in their textbooks. A general study of elements, compounds, mixtures, and chemical reactions is included in both Chemistry V and VI. Also, a semester of advanced chemistry is open to students completing the first year. CONCENTRATING on an experiment in electroplating are chemistry students Jim Bucko and Frank McCay. STUDYING THE HUMAN BODY is an important part of zoology. Alice Reichardt and Terry Mears learn the parts of the human hand with the help of a “friend.” HEALTH AND SAFETY student Harold Goodwin studies the parts of the body with the help of “Hector.” However, he seems to think that the lungs are found in the ab¬ dominal cavity of the dummy. Study of Life Sciences Varies from Algae to Zoology To meet the ever-growing demand for biological scientists, Morton offers courses in biology, zoology, and health and safety. Students taking health and safety, a course required for graduation, study the var¬ ious aspects of personal health and the func¬ tions and structure of the human body. One year of science is needed for grad¬ uation, and most Morton students elect to ful¬ fill this requirement with biology. While studying the “science of life,” students col¬ lect and classify insects and dissect every¬ thing from carrots to frogs and earthworms. A course in zoology is offered to thosei students who have successfully completed a year of biology. Zoology students, in studying the more complicated forms of life, dissect sharks and cats and other creatures. ALL BIOLOGY STUDENTS must have a practical knowledge of laboratory specimens. Judy Janssen, Jeanne Sankowski, and Sue Means learn with a microscope and a worm. Social Studies Bring the World to Morton, Economics students soon become familiar with financial up’s and down’s and how gov¬ ernment spending and the national debt affect their daily lives. They study inflation and de¬ flation and learn that the value of one dollar is really about forty-two cents. The various types of government from dictatorships to democracy furnish Morton students with much food for thought. The study of republics and totalitarian states makes students more appreciative of their free government. The role of the United States in world affairs is the subject of an elective history course offered to juniors and seniors. Current events as portrayed in modem news coverage are discussed by the class. INDIANA’S STATE FLAG is discussed by government stu¬ dents Bob Segally, Judy McAleer, Dot Hogya and their in¬ structor, Mr. Gartner. A history of the flag and regulations concerning it are taught in Govt. VII. THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS of the Amalgamated Doughnut Company — Becky Francis, Yvonne Ignazito, Tom Sabo, Bill Roach, and Melinda Owens — prepare for a financial report. The company was formed as an experiment in “big business.” 30 ntroduce Governors to Old and New Civilizations GEOGRAPHY OF THE WORLD is illustrated by var¬ ious student-made maps. Ed Ingram and Betty Woerner set up this display for their classmates. The pageantry of ancient Egypt, the rip¬ roaring old West, and the confusion of the World Wars are only a few of the many things of which Morton students become aware when they study United States and world history. Events long past, such as the Crusades and the Battle of Little Big Horn, are relived through the pages of a textbook and illus¬ trated pamphlets and through viewing films. Geography students study “terra firma” with the help of a globe, maps, and charts. This type of study enables students to link geographical conditions with the historical and economic developments of the world. THE REMNANT of an ancient civilization is investigated by Mr. Nelson a nd world history students Ardis Kaufman and Daryl Mattox. 31 ADVANCED ALGEBRA stu¬ dents Jack DuFrain and Larry Stout ponder their al¬ gebraic “endeavors.” Jack doesn’t understand that in this phase of algebra, divi¬ sion by zero is impossible. Basic Mathematics, Plane Geometry, and Algebra A variety of math courses present Mor¬ ton students with many problems, varying from algebra’s equations to geometry’s con¬ gruencies, definitions and thearems. In preparation for a life in a world new¬ ly advanced in the fields of science and mathematics, all pupils are required to take a minimum of three semesters of math. Many, however, are enrolled in various math classes throughout their high school careers. Other courses are offered which interest business students as well as the college-bound. Freshmen taking general mathematics learn elemental math for everyday use. In this course students solve problems dealing with simple addition and subtraction and study the principles that re the basis for algebra. Those freshmen who enroll in Algebra I are faced with solving quantity problems, graphing equations, and finding the “un¬ known” in simple equations. IN DEMONSTRATING the method of inscribing a circle in a triangle to Cookie Creekmore and Bob Novosel, Mr. Huls illustrates one of the many uses of one of the geometric principles studied in Geometry II, the locus of points. ANALYTIC GEOMETRY stu¬ dents are often engaged in projects involving solid fig¬ ures such as cones. Bob Sal- ach and Jack Overman dem¬ onstrate their geometric abil¬ ity in naming the various conic sections and curves. Stimulate New Interests, Fill Heads With Formulas Aside from preparing students for life after graduation, mathematics aids in the development of a student’s reasoning powers. Rules based on logic are used to solve equa¬ tions, to find angles, and to prove theorems. Plane geometry, a sophomore subject, while offering a quick smattering of archi¬ tectural and simple physics problems, delves into the mysteries of angles, arcs, polygons, circles, congruencies and theorems. Students who wish to continue in mathe¬ matic endeavors find taking advanced alge¬ bra, analytic geometry and trigonometery to their advantage. These courses, usually offer¬ ed to juniors and seniors, concern the solving of the mysteries of slopes, parabolas, ellipses, functions, formulas, and the like. Many seniors take commercial math, a course designed to a i d pupils in post-high school life. Classes learn the use of checks, receipts, balance books, and many other bus¬ iness forms. Students soon find that math holds the answers to many of the future’s perplexing problems. Mathematics is the key to chem¬ istry, medicine, physics, space, and life. MONEY TRANSACTIONS are integral parts of business math class. Larry Wall doesn’t relish exchanging his money for an “item” produced by Sharon Christ and Tom Evacko. 33 Accounts Hard to Balance, ADDING MACHINES are used by bookkeeping students Mary Kicho and Sharon Scartozzi to help compute accounts. Students Find Business Commercial courses offer a valuable pro¬ gram for business students. The curriculum includes typing, shorthand, clerical practice, bookkeeping, commercial math, salesman¬ ship, general business, and business law. Typing courses are provided for the stu¬ dents’ own personal use and for future secre¬ taries. Clerical practice gives students ex¬ perience with various business machines. Salesmanship classes teach students the art of selling products in the business world. Bus¬ iness law defines the rights and obligations of all citizens in business organizations. THE SLIDE PROJECTOR is used by general business stu¬ dents Linda Lucky and Jimmy Gasaway to make it easier to study the finer points in sample contracts. “WELL I TRIED,” was Carole Rae’s com¬ ment after looking at the pile of typograph¬ ical errors scattered around her typewriter. 34 Fingers Easy to Tangle, Foods Readily Burned Bathing children, general child care, nu¬ trition, body organisms, and emergency first aid care are just a few of the topics discussed in the home nursing course. Girls in home management are taught the art of budgeting money and coping with the average household problems. In clothing class girls begin their studies by using simple patterns and work up to more difficult items such as suits and coats. Both girls and boys get a chance to show their skills and abilities at preparing bal¬ anced meals in the boys’ and girls’ foods courses. The boys not only leam to cook sim¬ ple meals but also spend time learning to re¬ pair and iron their own clothes. Mechanical drawing courses are avail¬ able to prepare Morton boys for future ca¬ reers in industiy. Included in the course are scale drawing, and lettering. CLOTHING STUDENTS Linda Holly, Bonnie Flesicher, Barbara Frye, and Carolyn Grenda model fashions which they made in class while Mrs. Stier smiles approvingly. PROUDLY ADMIRING their baked apples in boys’ foods class are Wayne Krupa, Skeeter Thompson, and Len Meseberg. 35 Governors Create Own World with Brushes and Pallet Art courses give students a chance to ex¬ press themselves through the various artistic mediums such as painting, and sculpting. Students desiring advanced study are re¬ quired to take Art I and II. In these ‘primary’ classes students learn the correct usage of all art tools. Basic composition and design are mastered through sculpture and stencil exer¬ cises and figure and landscape artistry. All students who have completed Art I and II meet together in one class. Figure draw¬ ing, including the sketching of eyes, noses, and hands, is studied. Continuous-line draw¬ ings are examined, along with geometric volumes. Sponges are often used to achieve varied special effects. CAPTURING THE EXPRESSION of a live model on paper is one of the most difficult techniques studied by advanced art students. Art Berquist serves as a model for his class. 36 GREATLY DISMAYED by Jim Halcarz’s musical inter¬ pretation, fellow choir mem¬ bers Tim Brown, Jeanne Rose, and Jo Rudisell look on in amazement. Morton’s Halls Echo with the “Sound Of Music” Vocal groups lend to the spirit of the holiday season by performing at Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter assemblies, as well as presenting a spring and autumn concert. The entire choir and selected students from the other vocal groups participate in the all¬ city vocal music festival. The choir, boys and girls choruses, and the glee club provide musical selections at the graduation cere¬ monies in the spring. The Swing Sixteen, the Eight Notes, and the Carrillons are the three new additions to the vocal department. A madrigal and jazz group, the Swing Sixteen sings at school, political, and community affairs. The Caril¬ lons, a ten-member girls group, won a first division rating at a vocal music contest in Gary. The Eight Notes, a boys ensemble, per¬ formed in assemblies. BOYS CHORUS MEMBERS sometimes find perfect harmony difficult to achieve. Norb Barkowski points out a possible improvement to Don Chesney and Tim Wolf in an attempt to gain a better blend of voices. X He need to belong is one of the greatest driving forces in human life. Each person wants continually to feel himself a part of a group, a necessary part of a whole. Here at Morton each student is a part, not only of the school but also of the school ' s clubs. Every Governor belongs to at least one club, where his interests and ideas are shared by the other members. Morton ' s many organizations depend upon the support of their members, and Governors are loyal to their commitments. This inter¬ dependence helps make Morton what it is— the Governors ' Mansion. MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES are — BOTTOM ROW A Mon- petit, J. Brakley, H. Witte, S. Neel, P. Dovey, D. Bocken, K. Gardner, D. Sheldon. SEC¬ OND ROW: P. Talmadge, B. Francis, S. Powers, E. Robinson, L. Kohl, J. Alexander, C. Williams. THIRD ROW: R. Hopp, L. Wieneke, C. Toth, T. Oros, S. Knaver, M. Mechei A. Knish. TOP ROW: P. Scott, W. Gallimore, J. Bucko, G. Andersen, J. Mihalic D Bienko, J. Bujwit, D. Benton. Morton’s Student Association Trains the Leaders Most Morton students do not realize the great influence that the Student Association has upon their daily lives. In 1964 the Associ¬ ation served to organize activities, program assemblies, and enforce student regulations. Playing a leading role in the student government were the Association officers. Elected in the spring by the student body, the three officers strove toward maintaining the high standards set by previous administra¬ tions and improving the government where improvement was most needed. Working to¬ gether, President Willie Ruff, Vice-President Rick Tyler, and Recorder Doreen Bianucci made a successful year at Morton. The House of Representatives, composed of representatives from each homeroom, met with these officers every other Tuesday dur¬ ing club period. Although allotted enough time for only short sessions, the represent atives discussed and passed many bills. STUDENT ASSOCIATION OFFICERS who led the school in 1964 are President Willie Ruff, Recorder Doreen Bianuc¬ ci, and Vice-President Rick Tyler. 40 SENATE MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: Sherman Waring, senior; Terry Rhod¬ es, freshman; Cecelia Sher- er, sophomore; Sandy Jar¬ vis, sophomore; Linda Vin- tilla, freshman. SECOND ROW: Jim Hlavaty, junior; Larry Lessie, senior; Pam Opperman, senior; Rick Ty¬ ler, Vice-Pres. of Student Association. TOP ROW: John Gerovac, junior; Kris Hous¬ er, junior. of Tomorrow While Serving the School Today Planning assemblies, balancing the bud¬ get, penalizing delinquent students, and build¬ ing a good safety record are some of the jobs of the cabinet. The five secretaries who com¬ pose the cabinet were selected by President Willie Ruff on the basis of dependability, in¬ tegrity, and service. Each control one area of student life. In January a new position was created for the purpose of finding jobs for the students; Russ Barron then became Secretary of Student Employment. Working with the other three branches of the student government is the Senate. Com¬ prised of 10 class-elected Senators, the Senate passed laws and made suggestions that bene¬ fited all students. With the House of Repre¬ sentatives, the Senate met each service-club day to dicuss and solve school problems. CABINET MEMBERS are Linda Foster, Sec¬ retary of Social Affairs; Bob Mitchell, Sec¬ retary of the Student Center; Gary Dietrich, Secretary of Safety; Bob VanGorp, Secretary of Justice; and Ramona Crowe, Secretary of Assemblies. Not pictured is Russ Barron, Secretary of Student Employment. fJv Mm J l f ' f , • v Hi ; jg P m l fa IL ■ - ! Ijfo-fiLl TOP HAT SALESMEN are — BOTTOM ROW: L. Parks, B. Mola, M. Reid, B. White, B. Miller, J. Olsen, G. Ban¬ ka, M. Johnson, J. Sankow- ski. SECOND ROW: T. Cas¬ tro, J. Wells, B. Dye, E. Mof¬ fett, L. Johnson, S. Duggins, L. Lowrance, D. Glegg, S. Martin. THIRD ROW: B. Bobich, J. Martin, B. Beilby, B. Westerlund, N. Baasse, S, Shanley, S. Golec, J. Bundy, K. Mehok, J. Constant. TOP ROW: J. Mancos, W. Pel- hank, B. Segally, J. Peter¬ son, P. Benko, S. Hendron, C. McCarty, K. Houser, P Dodd, D. Daun, C. Stanley Ever-Growing Staffs Worked Together In Many Dependability and co-operation — these were the key words for the successful pub¬ lication of this year’s Top Hat. By working to¬ gether the staff was able to provide students with a yearbook by the end of the school year. Heading the staff this year were editor Kris Houser, junior, and assistant editor Au¬ drey Dixon, senior. Under their direction copy was written, pictures were taken, and adver¬ tisements were sold. Both girls prepared for their positions by attending journalism con¬ ferences last summer. The business staff, headed by Marie Johnson, handles the “money-end” of the book. They work hard to solicit ads, take care of all bills incurred by the Top Hat, and sell books to the students. In their hand lies re¬ sponsibility for the finances of the yearbook. For extra activities this year the Top Hat staff held its annual yearbook-signing party and co-sponsored the Quill and Scroll Banquet in the spring. At the banquet new Quill and Scroll members were initiated. TOP HAT AD SALESMEN are — BOTTOM ROW: Jerry Weber, Lu Etta Parks, Sue Zaher, and Marilyn Gancheff. TOP ROW: Sandi Parrish, Carleen Adams, Laura Ball. 42 DIRECTING PUBLICATION of the 1964 TOP HAT are — Editor Kris Houser, Advisor Mrs. Stock, Photographic Ad¬ visor Mr. Rasmussen, Assistant Editor Audrey Dixon. BUSINESS STAFF MEMBERS of the 1964 TOP HAT are — Marie Johnson, Lu Etta Parks, Advisor Miss Walcott, Marianne Mansavage, Sandy Parrish. Phases of Journalism To Publish 1964 Top Hat 1964 TOP HAT STAFF MEMBERS are Paula Rosenau, Bill Hunziker, Jill Virag, Linda Foster, Sharyn Barnes, Ruth Ann Happ, Andrea Knish, Kathy Teegarden, Jo Anne Sher¬ man, Jerry Weber, Madeline Barabas, Roz Brenman, Karen Shanta, Mary Hether. 43 Both Yearbook and Newspaper Staffers Honored By MORTONITE STAFF MEM¬ BERS are — BOTTOM ROW: J. Houchin, J. Sher¬ man, E. Hawking, N. Quinn, TOP ROW: G. Smulevitz, S. Lomax, C. Williams, J. Diehl, M. Waters, J. Arvay, J. DuFrain, L. Horvath, B. Westerlund. MORTONITE EDITORS are — BOTTOM ROW: H. Hol- sclaw, S. Britt, Sponsor Mrs. Stock, S. Stone, L. Kennedy. SECOND ROW: C. Wood, P. Chrisney, D. Bianucci, M. Zlotnik. TOP ROW: K. Hauser, S. Sweeney, M. Schweig- hardt. These editors produced 19 issues. Morton’s newspaper has “come a long way” since the first issue in 1954. Originally appearing as a page in the “Hessvillite,” it had been under the supervision of the Press Club. The installation of the journalism classes enabled a school issue to be printed. Today the Mortonite is a necessary part of the student’s life. Published semi-monthly, it serves as a handy reference for current, as well as past, events. Facts and features com¬ piled by reporters are offered for the students’ enjoyment and education. The editors prepared for work on the paper by studying newspaper techniques at special journalism institutes held at colleges. Proofreading, makeup, headline structure, and writing style are subjects perfected by students through the study of journalism be¬ fore they take a position on the paper. Membership in Morton’s Quill and Scroll Quill and Scroll is an international hon¬ orary society formed to encourage students to participate in high school journalism. Only students who have done superior work in school publication work are eligible to enter. To be a candidate for membership one must be a junior or senior, be in the upper third of his class, and be recommended by the pub¬ lications sponsor. New Quill and Scroll members were in¬ itiated at an impressive candlelight ceremony in January and at the annual banquet where positions on both staffs were announced for the coming year. TACKLE FOOTBALL is not only for the guys. Female members of both staffs took a try at it in the Top Hat-Mortonite game in October. The yearbook staff won, 21-6. QUILL AND SCROLL MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: Pres. H. Holsclaw, Pro. Ch. K. Houser, Sec. R. Hopp, Sponsor Mrs. Stock. SECOND ROW: G. Smulevitz, D. Bianucci, A. Dixon, K. Shanta, J. Bundy. THIRD ROW: A. Knish, M. Barabas, S. Britt, P. Chrisney, L. Foster, L. Kennedy. TOP ROW: C. Wood, M. Zlotnik, S. Sweeney, M. Schweighardt, M. Hether, J. Walsh. 45 NEW MEMBERS OF HONOR SOCIETY are — BOTTOM ROW: M. Creekmore, B. Freel, H. Badovinac, S. Buza, L. Foss, R. Baxley, J. Jeneske, J. Walsh, F. Vintilla, L. Kohl. SEC¬ OND ROW: K. Teegarden, J. Frye, A. Reichardt, C. Shanta, L. Long, P. Williams, P. Rosenau, L. Kennedy, S. Shanley, A. Knish, R. Brenman. THIRD ROW: D. Burton, L. Stout, J. Evans, S. Cutler, J. Arvay, C. Girman, G. Anderson, K. Mueller, K. Houser, J. Farster, G. Kelly. FOURTH ROW: R. Grenda, G. Bewley, P. Scott, S. Sweeney, J. Hal- carz, B. Jamison, B. Florence, T. Krughoff, T. Smith, A. Nagy. Scholars Attain Goals of National Honor Society The highest honor paid to a Morton stu¬ dent is membership in National Honor So¬ ciety. Sponsored by Miss Mabel Hunter, the organization maintains the highest standards, requiring its members to excel in all aspects of school life. All upperclassmen with a 3.0 index for four semesters who have been on either honor roll for four consecutive times are eligible for membership. These students make applica¬ tion for membership and are voted on by the faculty. Once admitted, a student must main¬ tain his grade average to remain in the society. Initiation of new members into the Na¬ tional Honor Society took place in January and in the spring. Four of the officers repre¬ sented the spirits of scholarship, leadership, character, and service, and the two o ther of¬ ficers received the students as they were in¬ ducted. After the ceremony each new mem¬ ber received an Honor Society pin. To raise money for initiation expenses, a bake sale was held in the winter at a local bank. Club members baked the “goodies.” NATIONAL HONOR SO¬ CIETY members are — BOTTOM ROW: Pres. B. Mitchell, V.-Pres. S. Waring, Sec. B. Stryzinski, Treas. S. Zaher, Pro. Ch. H. Holsclaw, Alumni Ch. R. Crowe. SEC¬ OND ROW: G. Wilks, J. Mc- Aleer, S. Reno, D. Modjeski, A. Dixon, J. Stevens, E. Ar¬ nold, M. McGinnis, G. Smul- evitz. THIRD ROW: S. Britt, K. Losh, R. Sherer, C. Knight, C. Wood, L. Foster, D. Krizwan, B. Quinn. FOURTH ROW: R. Casey, B. Kovera, E. Rosenau, G. Diet- rich, F. Ecklund, J. Janssen, J. Bundy, L. White, J. Fin¬ ley. TOP ROW: J. Wells, D. Laurion, D. Neff, L. Gom- bus, D. Ward, B. Salach, J. Weber, E. Misner, H. Shock. 46 Boys Gain Recognition Through Service and Sports Leadership, high moral standards, and generosity are just a few of the qualities dis¬ played by the members of the Hi-Y Club. Af¬ filiated with the Y.M.C.A., this club is inter¬ ested in giving service where it is needed. One of the annual projects of the club is the Hi-Y Thanksgiving basket. The entire student body contributed canned goods and money to help fill the baskets. Needy families were selected to receive them. The Mr. Ugly Dance is another annual activity held to raise money. This money goes toward the Robert Newkirk Scholarship, which is awarded to a member of Hi-Y to help finance his education. Good sportsmanship and fair play are stressed by Morton’s M-Club. All those who have lettered in one or more sports are eligible for membership in the club. One of the club’s activities is the Has- Been-Will-Be Basketball Game held each year. The game pits the graduating seniors against the underclassmen in informal dress. HI-Y OFFICERS are — SEATED: Pres. Ron Estep, V.-Pres. Jim Ferguson, Sgt.-at-Arms Jay Summers, Treas. Cliff Watts, Sec. Bob Muller. STANDING: Sgt.-at-Arms Jim Jewett, Chap. Lenny Meseberg. M-CLUB MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: Pres. T. Hopman, Sgt.-at-Arms K. Jazyk, Sec. R. Barron, V.- Pres. R. Hill, Treas. K. Hyde. SECOND ROW: J. Jewett, B. Zerby, T. Eaton, THIRD ROW: G. Dagley, T. Sumner, J. Summers, T. Eatinger, L. Meseberg, B. Mueller. FOURTH ROW: D. Meding, E. Rosenau, J. Ferguson, J. Overman, C. Watts, D. Rose. TOP ROW: B. Van Gorp, J. Barta, B. Salach, R. Estep, W. Capalby, F. Coapstick. 47 Student Court Maintains ‘Balance of Justice’ Offenders of school rules are tried each morning, Tuesday through Friday, from 8:00 to 8:25, by Morton’s Student Court. Students, given the opportunity to defend themselves before judges, receive a fair trial while they learn the fundamentals of court procedure through actual experience. Violators are tried by Chief Justice Bob Van Gorp and his four judges, one representing each class, for of¬ fenses such as jaywalking, trespassing, litter¬ ing, creating disturbances, or eating in the halls. The court recorder summons students accused of offenses and records verdicts. Deputies for each lunch hour supervise pen¬ alties, which include carrying “No Trespass¬ ing” and “Jaywalking” signs, picking up papers, and washing windows. COURT DEPUTI ES are—BOTTOM ROW: Bob Zimmerman, Jack Sheline, Tim Sumner. SEC¬ OND ROW: Reggie Valentino, Chester Bail¬ or. THIRD ROW: Jim Cain, Ron Sherwinski. TOP ROW: Richard Goudge, Ron Long. COURT MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: Sophomore Judge Fred Bruner, Bailiff Ken Hyde, Recorder Lynne Sabo, Senior Judge Bill Hunziker, Junior Judge Tom Krughoff, Freshman Judge John Egner. TOP ROW: Asst. Recorder Sue George, Chief Justice Bob Van Gorp. In its actions, the Student Court enforced self government at Morton. BOOSTER CLUB MEM¬ BERS Sue Cutler, Madeline Barabas, Marci Henkhaus, Carla Frye, Mary Hether, and Jane Walsh look over the key chains sold by the Booster Club this year. Booster Club Arouses School Spirit, Peps Up Morale To give Morton’s athletic teams extra support is the purpose of the Booster Club. During the football season, the members took turns working at refreshment stands. Basket¬ ball season found them altering capes for the cheer block and selling key chains. Booster- tags were sold during baseball season to raise money for the spring sports, since no admis¬ sion is charged for these games. A drawing was held late in the spring for various prizes. A special committee, under the direction of Mr. Donald Woolls and Mr. Robert Welte, set new rules for this year’s club in order to more efficiently support sport activities. BOOSTER CLUB OFFICERS are — BOT¬ TOM ROW: Sponsor Mr. Welte, Treas. Janet Glasgow, Sec. Mary Waters. SECOND ROW: Pub. Ch. Sharyn Barnes, Pres. Ramona Crowe. THIRD ROW: Ch. of Assemblies Joanne Frye, Sgt.-at-Arms Sue Dietrich. TOP ROW: V.-Pres. Henry Kras. 49 Clubs and Honorary Groups Help Speakers to Improve Tournaments, trips, and the challenge and the opportunity to perfect the art of speaking are the chief reasons given by this year’s debaters for their membership on the debate teams. Coached by Mr. Ellis Hays, sen¬ iors Helen Holsclaw and Susan Zaher won both their first round of TV debate on “Re¬ buttal” and the right for Morton to appear again later in the year. The sub-varsity teams have won well over seventy-five percent of their debates, and are steadily improving. The ultimate goal of every debater and rhetorician is membership in the National For¬ ensic League. Sponsored by Mr. Hays and Mr. McNabney, NFL is an honorary organization which bases its membership on speaking points awarded at speech meets. DEBATE TEAM MEMBERS are — BOT¬ TOM ROW: S. George, H. Holsclaw, B. Bur¬ ton, L. Smith, D. Burton, H. Shock, Coach Mr. E. Hays. TOP ROW: E. Misner, J. Cornelison, S. Zaher, B. Mitchell, M. Agnini. NFL MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: B. Sasse, J. Zea, R. Crowe, A. Reichardt, A. Knish, H. Holsclaw, S. George, C. Wood, S. Zaher. SECOND ROW: B. Burton, N. Cham¬ berlain, D. Jamison, K. Houser, J. Halcarz, R. Rhodes, V.-Pres. H. Shock, Pres. B. Mitchell. TOP ROW: J. Cornelison, D. Burton, E. Misner, T. Krughoff, L. Smith, M. Agnini, Spon¬ sors Mr. McNabney, Mr. Hays. All have earned at least twenty-five points. 50 Debates, Speeches, and Dramatic Readings ORAL INTERPRETATION LEAGUE members are — D. Jamison, A. Reichardt, R. Smith, R. Rhodes, A. Knish, B. Jamison, K. Tee- garden, Pres. J. Halcarz, Sec. K. Houser, V.-Pres. J. Walsh, B. Sasse, J. Zea. 1964 brought a new organization to the speech department — the Oral Interpretation League. An offspring of the National Forensic League, OIL is also an honorary organization. Sponsoring bake sales and small rhetoric groups for programs at local club meetings, OIL earns money to finance trips to state¬ wide speech meets. OIL also helps students earn degrees in NFL by checking out dramatic readings through a library system and coach¬ ing speakers for contests. VARSITY DEBATER Helen Holsclaw re¬ hearses her speech for her appearance on the television program “Rebuttal.” Science Clubs Encourage Students’ Further Research Zoology and Phy-Chem Clubs offer stu¬ dents a chance to develop their scientifi c in¬ terests. Working on science fair projects, hearing guest speakers, and planning exhibits widen tneir knowledge of a chosen branch of science, either physical or biological. To raise money to finance projects, the Zoology Club held “Mamma Mia’s Pizza Party.” Profits from this dance were given to students with worthwhile projects to buy needed equipment. The Phy-Chem Club also held a dance later in the year. The dance financed a trip to the Argonne National Laboratories. ZOOLOGY CLUB MEMBERS are — BOT¬ TOM ROW: Sponsor Mr. Rasmussen, Sec. L. Foster, Treas. K. Losh, Pres. D. Hogya, V.- Pres. J. McAleer. SECOND ROW: D. Puett, R. Crowe, N. Glass, S. Buza, C. Mack, THIRD ROW: C. Hogatt, C. Iliff, T. Mears, A. Reich- hardt, B. Kovera. TOP ROW: R. Goudge, R. Long, D. Rasmussen, D. Smaron, G. Seydel. PHY-CHEM CLUB is — BOTTOM ROW: Sponsor Mr. Besch, V.-Pres. B. Salach, Treas. G. Fleischer, Pres. T. Kornaus, Sponsor Mrs. Pettersen. SECOND ROW: A. Knish, S. Shanley, M. Hether, P. Rosenau, R. Brenman, S. Buza, D. Spork. THIRD ROW: B. Rakos, A. Sikich, J. Mancos, P. Scott, B. Mitchell, S. Bigler. FOURTH ROW: D. Montgomery, J. Certa, E. Misner, J. Weber, B. Florence, J. Bucko, W. Gallimore. TOP ROW: G. Tag- gert, F. McCay, J. Tomsic, D. Neff, L. Gombus, R. Bromels, J. Marley, R. Valentino. 52 BIOLOGY CLUB MEM¬ BERS are—BOTTOM ROW: Sponsor Mr. Spry, Sec. M. Eades, Pres. R. Morrison, Treas. R. Ortega, V.-Pres. S. Peterson. SECOND ROW: S. Martin, A. Monpetit, A. Burns, M. Federenko, J. Ol¬ sen. THIRD ROW: J. Paw- lak, B. Russell, J. Korba, R. Bobos, P. Klopsch. TOP ROW: T. Sabo, L. Benko- vich, M. Skertich, K. Pier¬ son, M. Pettis, A. Lessie, R. Matonovich. Clubs Invite Students to Suclal and Scientific World The Government Club sponsored so¬ cial activities to raise money for Kim Chun Yung, its adopted Korean orphan. A winter formal, “Cupid’s Cotillion,” was presented on February 15, Kim’s birthday, along with a raffle and an assembly held earlier in the school year. Sponsored by Mr. Hoorehead and Mr. Gartner, the Government Club teaches stu¬ dents about their state and local governments. Designed for students who en.ioy both zoology and botany, the Biology Club has some of both. During club periods members are able to dissect animals, learn about plants, and study plant and animal life in pond water. Guest speakers lecture on the sciences to give students a wider knowledge of the world. GOVERNMENT CLUB MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: Sponsor Mr. Gartner, Spon¬ sor Mr. Moorehead, Pub. Ch. C. Sarver, Sec. B. Gallimore, Pres. L. Lessie, V.-Pres. J. Overman. SECOND ROW: J. White, J. Alex¬ ander, J. Sherman, C. Grenda. THIRD ROW: S. Pocius, M. Bakker, C. Toth, E. Moffett. FOURTH ROW: N. McConnell, T. Oros, S. Duggins, M. Kicho. FIFTH ROW: M. Gan- cheff, C. Adams, P. Dodd, C. Kolwicz. SIXTH ROW: G. Bishop, C. Hines, S. Freeman, G. Maskovich. SEVENTH ROW: R. Lohse, K. Mil- ton, M. Sallade, M. Schweighardt. TOP ROW: W. Pelhank, B. Segally, G. Dietrich, R. Tyler. STAGE CREW MEMBERS Charles Thompson, Ralph Rhodes, and Sponsor Mr. Edwards erect “flats” for the dramatics and music depart¬ ment’s production of Babes in Toyland. Students Interested in Theater Arts Participate THESPIAN MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: Don Ir¬ vin, Kristine Tenkely, Don Jamison. TOP ROW: Mike Hendricks, Ralph Rhodes, Jim Halcarz. STAGE CREW are — SIDE ROW: M. Astolas, D. O’Don¬ nell, J. Halcarz, R. Sesny. BOTTOM ROW: D. Irvin, R. Rhodes, D. Jamison, G. Cantwell, B. Sabo. SECOND ROW: D. Eaton, M. Hend¬ ricks, K. Biro, K. Miller, G. Austin. TOP ROW: K. Laud, T. Charette, D. Bewley, K. Bjorklund, E. Cody, L. Greg- ar, K. Tenkely, K. Randham. In Various Plays During the School Year Gaining experience in the production of plays, the Theater Guild and the Stage Crew work together in constructing scenery, paint¬ ing flats, and designing costumes. Their major production this year was the musical Babes in Toyland. Under the direction of Mr. Edwards, Miss Miller, and Mr. Gregory, the play had the most successful turn-out in five years, shown to two sell-out audiences in three nights. Other plays produced this year were the Cur¬ ious Savage and Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, honoring his 400th birthday. Affiliated with the Theater Guild and Stage Crew is the National Thespian Troupe 897. An honorary organization, Thespians is composed of students who have earned Thes¬ pian points by participating in plays as actors or crew members. Each prospective member is given from one to ten points, depending upon the work and time involved. THEATER GUILD OFFICERS are: President Mike Hendricks, Vice-President Ardis Kauf¬ man, Secretary Debbie Briggs. Clubs Give Students Opportunity to Help Others FUTURE TEACHERS OF AMERICA CLUB members are — BOTTOM ROW: Treas. D. Bienko, V.-Pres. B. White, Pres. C. Wood, Sec. M. Johnson, C. Biewen- ga, K. Sklanka, D. Sheldon, Sponsor Mrs. Walker Spon¬ sor Miss Williams. SEC¬ OND ROW: K. Klebofski, M. Reid, J. Quandt, P. Kend- zierski, M. Creekmore, K. Borsits, L. Brandenburg, S. Reno, L. Wells. THIRD ROW: L. Kennedy, J. Virag, S. Britt, J. Armstrong, R. Sherer, L. Inglis, K. Hmuro- v i c h, P. Banovich. TOP ROW: C. Bailor, M. Knight, F. Ecklund, J. Janssen, A. Crary, C. Knight, J. Frye. Designed for students who have selected the profession they wish to enter, the Future Teachers and Future Nurses of America ac¬ quaint members with these vocations. As part of its training program, the FTA arranges for students to serve as cadet teach¬ ers in the grade school. These student teach¬ ers gain practical experience by instructing classes, erading papers, and answering ques¬ tions while they assist regular class teachers. The FNA also gives students practical ex¬ perience in their chosen profession. By aiding Miss Gibson, the school nurse, they learn more about nursing. FUTURE NURSES OF AMERICA CLUB members are — BOTTOM ROW: Sponsor Miss Gibson, Sec. J. McAleer, Pres. B. Pruitt, V.-Pres. C. Zimmerman, Treas. B. Bobich. SECOND ROW: J. Stevens, B. Freel, M. Cun¬ ningham. THIRD ROW: J. Sherman, P. Wat¬ ers, C. Grenda, L. Echterling. FOURTH ROW: G. Fleischer, A. Reichardt, K. Losh. FIFTH ROW: B. Mang, D. Hogya. SIXTH ROW: B. Thomas, L. Lucky, J. Marlott. SEVENTH ROW: C. Brown, D. Rouse, P. Banovich. TOP ROW: K. Callahan, M. Schweighardt. 56 s If By Helping Themselves Beneficial to both the school and the com¬ munity, the Tutor’s Club and the Red Cross prepare students for their roles as adults, giv¬ ing them a chance to improve themselves by helping others. Aiding students who are having trouble with certain subjects is the job of the Tutor’s Club. Students with a “B” average or above are eligible for membership. During free hours, the tutors help students. The Red Cross is another organization de¬ signed to help people. Representatives from each homeroom collected donations for the annual Red Cross drive. During the school year the club sold stationery to supply gifts for the under-privileged, and people in spec¬ ial homes and hospitals. Gifts this year were personally delivered to the Lake County Nursing Home by club members. TUTOR’S CLUB MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: V.- Pres. E. Arnold, Sec.-Treas. D. Spork, Pres. L. White. SEC¬ OND ROW: M. Creekmore, G. Smulevitz, S. Reno. THIRD ROW: J. Stevens, L. Foss, A. Knish. FOURTH ROW: J. Walsh, S. Zaher, S. Britt, B. Quinn. FIFTH ROW: L. Ken¬ nedy, K. Houser, B. Kovera, F. Ecklund. TOP ROW: E. Misner, D. Neff, B. Jamison, S. Sweeney. RED CROSS MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: S. Reno, J. Finley, Mrs. Squibb, R. Sher- er, B. Sheldon. SECOND ROW: J. Pruitt, M. Sheldon, J. Makowski, J. Mika. THIRD ROW: L. Aker, C. Knight, J. Agnini, K. Argadine. TOP ROW: L. Schwartz, M. Boyle, M. Estolas, D. Kozdras. 57 GIRLS’ CHORUS members are — BOTTOM ROW: M. Myers, M. Creekmore, D. Bocken, C. Travis, J. Makowski, L. Bell, M. McGinnis, L. Bjorklund, D. Goodson, B. Tussey, J. Osborn. SECOND ROW: D. Reynolds, B. Woerner, T. Castro, L. LaSalle, L, Wojcik, S. Chalkus, J. Clauson, D. Townsend, B. Steele, F. Burcham, S. Rosenberry, D. Thompson. THIRD ROW: D. Camper, L. Press, J. Armstrong, M. Leese, B. Wing, S. Becker, D. El¬ lis, B. Knoche, L. Kicinski, D. Laskowski, D. Lewis, K. Tenkely. TOP ROW: L. Jusko, T. Cooke, L. Crawford, M. Mandernack, M. Russel, C. Myers, K. Cergizan, I. Wells, J. Bobin, D. Sutherland, C. Mack, K. Milton, C. Koerner, L. Wing. MEMBERS OF THE SENIOR BAND are — FRONT ROW: Paul Lewin, Judy Jeneske, Janice Zea, Jackie Premuda, Rick Tyler, Gayle Fleischer. SECOND ROW: Barbara Beil- by, Lu Etta Parks, Pam Kenady, Betsy Harris, Deanna Spork, Martha Eastwood, Diana Riley, Sherry Bewley, Marilyn Berrisford. THIRD ROW: Joe Kapciak, Linda Kohl, Cathy Johnson, Elizabeth Arnold, Dick Struhs, Jim Marley, Ron Deak, Nancy Quinn, Jim Bucko, Roger Rollins, Diane Burke. FOURTH ROW: Jack Steele, Warren Griggs, Wayne Gallimore, Tom Krughoff, Gary Taggart, Michael Jackson, Dale Sumis, Marlene Nelson, Jim Schmidt, Joe Plummer. _ Study Through Learning and Spreading music throughout the school and community was the job of the band and the Girls Chorus. Students participating in these organizations were able to further their musical abilities, to provide entertainment for other’s, and to enjoy playing an instrument or joining in group singing. Under the direction of Mr. Melton, the band participated in many programs, playing in the Loyalty Day Parade in Hammond, the Memorial Day Parade in Hessville, the Fourth of July Parade in Whiting, and the Mardi Gras Parade in Chicago. It also entertained during half-time ceremonies at sports activit¬ ies, besides holding two conceits during the school year and an outdoor performance dur¬ ing the summer month of July. Representatives of the band were sent to the All-State-Band at Andersen. State contest brought first place in sight reading and an “Excellent” rating in concert playing. Entertaining Others Individual band members participated in a number of contests, among them tne state finals at Butler University in February. At the contest 47 first-place gold and 15 second-place silver medals were won by Morton students. Serving in another phase of school life, the pep band, composed of a few members of the regular band, aroused school spirit during football and basketball games. To pay for transportation, uniforms, and music, the band held a candy sale in January. Directed by Miss Barbara Miller, the Girls’ Chorus is comprised of girls eager to sing who wish to some day be in the choir. As extra activities this year, the girls participated in and supervised the Christmas and Easter assemblies, encouraging holiday spirit. They also carolled through the halls during the Christmas season and sang in the fall and spring concerts at school. The Girls Chorus met eighth hour as a regular class. MEMBERS OF THE SENIOR BAND are — FRONT ROW: Jerry Weber, Jody Stevens, Sue Reno, Linda White, Sue Zaher. SECOND ROW: Ruth Ann Smith, Dick Montgomery, Mona Reid, Pat Mickey, Lex Smith, Ronald Purdy, Clark Gholson, Ruth Ann Baxley. THIRD ROW: Louis Weber, Wayne Pelhank, Pam Corman, Eugene Misner, Jim Kiger, Betty Quinn, Melinda Rogers, John Wiseman, Pam Detvay, Nancy Kingery, Dallas Bur¬ ton, Reggie Valentino. TOP ROW: Tim Brown, Jim Spencer, Bob Sheldon, Ken Williams, Mr. Melton, Miss Benjamin, Charles Bell, Jim Wells, Mort Schlesinger, Annette Mont- petite, Bob McAnnaly, Jackie Carr, Barbara Rayborn, Barbara Burton, Mark Eastwood. ORCHESTRA MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: Concert Mistress Jennifer Evans, Tom Smith, George Girman, David Williams. SECOND ROW: Fran Ecklund, Ron Volbrecht, Betty Freel, Sharon Barrix, Marty Lamski, Karen Sklanka, Pat Dovey, Janice Beckman. THIRD ROW: Linda Arthur, Carol Bowersox. TOP ROW: Susan Zaher, Mike Jackson. Orchestra and Choir Members Keep Busy Schedule Music resounded each day in the choir room during fourth hour. Hard work combined with the blending of voices to make the choir a favorite music group at Morton. Under the direction of Miss Barbara Miller, the choir performed at the annual spring and fall con¬ certs and entertained in various assemblies and at commencement. Several choir members were selected to articipate in the new Honor Choir, formed y Miss Esther Waterbury, head of music in¬ struction in Hammond. Also, choir members represented Morton at the district vocal con¬ test and later at the state contest. The choir’s money-making project this year was a candy sale to buy new choir robes. Orchestra members had a busy year, meeting regularly during fifth hour and, in their spare time, preparing for concerts, con¬ tests, and assemblies. Many orchestra mem¬ bers also belong to the band or play several different instruments. To give their group an extra sparkle, or¬ chestra members this year appeared in uni¬ forms of black and white polished cotton. Directed by Mr. Gregory, the growing group entered the state orchestra contest and accompanied the musical, Babes in Toyland, presented jointly by the music and drama de¬ partments in February. In January the orchestra held a candy sale to raise money for orchestra equipment. ORCHESTRA MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: Kathy Mueller, Maureen Brenman, Paul Lewin. SECOND ROW: Eleanor Krughoff, Ruth Ann Smith, Elizabeth Arnold, Sue Reno, Jerry Weber, Linda White. THIRD ROW: Gene Misner, Betty Quinn. TOP ROW: Mr. Gregory, Bob Jamison, Wayne Gallimore, Rich Welsh, Rich Volbrecht. Preparing for Concerts, Contests, and Assemblies CHOIR MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: C. Shanta, C. Williams, E. Pittman, J. Rose J. Virag, J. Quandt, M. Mosco, K. Gardner, J. Sankowski, N. Shadoan, C. Cowan, c! Smith, P. Hess, L. Stevens. SECOND ROW: F. Vintilla, J. Janssen, A. Crary, C. Toth C. Brown, P. Williams, A. Knish, P. Dowling, J. Bales, D. Glegg, S. Cox, S. Buza S. Mar¬ tin. THIRD ROW: C. Link, C. Knight, J. Blumenhagen, L. Sherwinski, R. Starewsez J Kosic, T. Brown, R. Purdy, J. Clauson, C. Reinert, M. Popagain, D. Rudesill, K. Stanton J Farster. TOP ROW: M. Owens, P. Opperman, J. Halcarz, D. Ward, P. Bauck, L. Silagi C. Bailor, J. Steele, B. Jamison, B. Sheldon, J. Silaghi, M. Rose, N. Lohse, C. Adams! J. Spencer. Choir members sang at concerts and assemblies. Carillons, Swing Sixteen Entertain Governors CARRILLONS are — BOTTOM ROW: Carol Blessing, Dorothy Ellis, Laura Bjorkland, Judy Freeman, Candy Hess. TOP ROW: Pat Laskowski, Terry Cooke, Eileen Bobin, Nancy Baasse, Ilene Balog. This group entertained for local groups and at concerts. Two new vocal ensembles appeared at Morton this year. The Carillons, a group of ten girls picked from the Girls’ Chorus and Girls’ Glee Club, entertained at concerts and other school functions. The group received a first division rating at a vocal contest in Gary. At the same contest another new group, the Swing Sixteen, also won a first division rat¬ ing. Members of the Swing Sixteen, chosen from the choir, entertained at political func¬ tions and various club meetings, as well as at school affairs. The Boys’ Chorus is the training ground group for boys wishing to become choir mem¬ bers. Here they are taught breath control, harmony, and other musical techniques. Girls’ Glee Club members practice breath¬ ing exercises and short drills designed to per¬ fect their harmony and performance. SWING SIXTEEN members are — BOTTOM ROW: F. Vintilla, J. Clauson, S. Buza. SEC¬ OND ROW: B. Sheldon, P. Williams, J. Virag, R. Purdy. THIRD ROW: J. Halcarz, C. Adams, C. Toth, L. Silaghi. TOP ROW: D. Ward, P. Opperman, C. Brown, P. Bauck. 62 GLEE CLUB members are — BOTTOM ROW: W. Goodson, L. Aker, D. Sheldon, C. Hess K. Bell, S. Clark, J. Freeman. SECOND ROW: J. Zgunda, D. Rogus, G. Ywanow, P. Gard¬ ner, C. Blessing, L. Kern, D. Thatcher, S. Ingram. THIRD ROW: B. Sharpe, P. Ken- dzierski, P. Talmadge, N. Baasse, D. Puett, S. Katzberg, B. Thomas, I. Balog, P. Gray. TOP ROW: J. Lassiter, D. Kiraly, P. Pierson, K. Summerlot, C. Iliff, C. Olsen, D. Spray, G. Janney, B. Sasse. This year the group’s name was changed to Girls Choir. Girls’ Glee Club, Boys’ Chorus Display Musical Talents BOYS’ CHORUS members are — BOTTOM ROW: D. Chesney, D. Neiswinger, J. Sandor B. Russel, B. Colbert, L. Jillson, T. Wolf, E. Pullo, T. Charette. SECOND ROW: K. Biro, K. White, D. Jacko, J. Frink, E. Kendzierski, J. Gerovac, G. Crosby, T. Luchene, w! White. THIRD ROW: T. Watson, J. Hooper, J. King, G. Cantwell, M. Pettis, D. Colbert, L. Wade, D. Mustoe, R. Ferrell, S. Orban. TOP ROW: J. McKern, B. Casey, W. Pelhank, N Barkowski, E. Ellis, J. Kapciak, D. Koczur, F. Hendron, J. Bujwit, B. Chorba, D. Ellison. ‘Camera Bug’ Clubs Furnish Visual Aids Handling the technical end of movies for assemblies and classes is the job of the Cinema Club. The club also furnishes sound tracks for various events and recorded music for school dances. Mr. Arthur Gibson, sponsor of the Cinema Club, instructs members on the methods of operating the various visual aid machines and supervises their activities. The club showed movies of previous Washington trips for students who planned to go this year. It also showed films during lunch hours for a ten cent admission fee. The Photo Club provides both the Top Hat and Mortonite staffs with pictures of school dances, games, and assemblies. Mem¬ bers also serve as photographers for a local newspaper. Under the supervision of Mr. Jul¬ ian Rasmussen, members of the club learned to operate cameras, to recognize good subject matter, and to take good human interest, ac¬ tion, and posed shots. Members also learn the procedure for developing photographs in Morton’s dark¬ room and to use its equipment. CINEMA CLUB MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: Pres. R. Bromels, Sec. J. Beckman, Treas S. Saksa, Sponsor Mr. Gibson. SECOND ROW: D. Townsend, P. Klopsch, A. Travis R. Harrison, J. Blumenhagen, S. Stoddard, J. Hines, C. Pruitt, L Sherwinski. THIRD ROW: D. Dorrance, D. Pleschak, D. Tall, D. Drangmeister, M. Matlock, G. Girman, J. Stev¬ enson, J. Kelly, C. MacArthur, L. Tucker. FOURTH ROW: G. Glad, M. Black D.VanLul, R Purdy R. Deak, L. Wade, J. McKern, J. Dixon, J. Benkovich. TOP ROW: L. Gombus, T. Kulczyk, G. Taggert, B. Casey, D. Montgomery, C. Gholsen, J. Marley, W. Chappey, R. Long. Club members learned how to run projectors. PHOTO CLUB members are — BOTTOM ROW: Sponsor Mr. Rasmussen, Sec. P. Phelps, Treas. J. Farster, V.-Pres. J. Weber, Pres. B. Gyurko. SECOND ROW: C. Biewenga, D. H o w e 11, G. Austin, J. Clausen, J. Mat- rinetz, T. Rasmussen, J. Martin. THIRD ROW: B. McAnnally, C. O 1 s e n, G. Cantwell, P. Laskowski, J. Blumenhagen. FOURTH ROW: K. Williams, R. Val¬ entino, D. Rasmussen, D. Mattox, R. Long. TOP ROW: D. Smaron, M. Olsen, R. Goudge, L. Weber, J. White. 64 SR. Y.-TEENS MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: N. Shadoan, D. Bocken, D. Ruff, M. Randolph, W. Goodson, M. Eades, C. Emrah, P. Town¬ send, Sec. G. Wilks, Pres. K. Shanta, Sponsor Mrs. Bone- brake. SECOND ROW: C. Meyers, N. Erickson, S. Shanley, P. Mikula, J. Spen¬ cer, K. Oster, J. Savage, A. Fladeland, P. M i e r z w a. THIRD ROW: M. Berrisford, J. Virag, C. Sarver, N. Toth, S. Relinski, N. Kingery, P. Gilson, S. Parrish, L-. Forak- er. FOURTH ROW: H. Czar- necki, L. Murphy, J. Jans¬ sen, P. Williams, B. Kovera. C. Hines, S. Freeman, L. Chorba, L. Ball. Y-Teens Work Cooperatively for School and Community Affiliated with the YWCA, the Junior and Senior Y-Teens help students to grow as individuals in a society of all races, religions, and nationalities. Realizing the individual’s responsibility to the community, these clubs sponsored various activities during the year to help people. They also held money-making projects to support these activities. The Junior Y-Teens, comprised of under¬ class girls, gave a Christmas party for the Bethany Home. They also held a bake sale in January to raise adequate funds. The Senior Y-Teens, made up of junior and senior girls, made yarn dolls, pictures, and sandbags for a nursery home and various gifts for a home for the aged. The club also held its annual potato chip sale in March. Profits provided money to send next year’s Senior Y- Teens president to a summer camp. JUNIOR Y-TEENS MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: Pres. K. Sklanka, V.-Pres. D. Burke, Sec. D. Briggs, Treas. M. White, Pub. Char. L. Munro. SECOND ROW: L. Chigas, B. Woerner, E. Krughoff, C. Meyer, R. Wells, L. Com- forti, M. Tagliareni, C. Williams, THIRD ROW: P. Glover, B. Wing, J. Orahood, P. Bond, P. Kennard, K. Paganelli, K. Johnson. FOURTH ROW: T. Cooke, I. Bujaki, S. Graham, C. Carter, M. Yeomens, D. Nelson, P. Kendzierski. TOP ROW: B. Smith, B. Knoche, L. Press, C. Brown, J. Mizerik, L. Wing, V. Williams. 65 Students Explore Own and Foreign Languages FRENCH CLUB members are — BOTTOM ROW: Pres. S. Zaher, Treas. K. Shanta, Sec. R. Baxley, V.-Pres. S. Cutler. SECOND ROW: K. Laviolette, B. Arnold, M. Smolen, S. Powers, L. Mun- ro, J. Staffard, M. Waters, J. Jeneske, M. Henkhaus. THIRD ROW: B. Quinn, M. Van Atta, J. Harsany, P. Chrisney, J. Houchin, W. Johnson, J. Anderson, J. Bundy, S. Knaver, C. Cer- gizan. TOP ROW: M. Ignaz- ito, L. White, N. Scepkowski, P. Williams, M. Zlotnik, S. Berta, D. Fralinger, R. Elli¬ son, J. White. Trips to French restaurants and exhibits in Chicago and in other schools highlight the activities of the French Club. The bi-weekly meetings, which feature French films, French breakfasts, and speakers, are entertaining as well as educational. The entire meeting is con¬ ducted in French to improve language skills. Activities such as a simulated German beer garden and bake sales not only add to the responsibilities of German club members but also provide a source of revenue for the club. German novels are bought for club mem¬ bers with these funds. Along with new ideas for the financing of this club library, German culture, literature and policies are discussed during the meeting. The highlight of the year was a trip to a German restaurant. GERMAN CLUB MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: Spon¬ sor Mr. Jordan, Y. Pecelin, J. Hunt, S. Martin, Sec. K. Tee- garden, Pres. L. Stout, Treas. J. Evans, V.-Pres. M. Miksich. SECOND ROW: G. Wiseman, J. Matrinetz, N. Quinn, P. Dovey. THIRD ROW: D. Messenger, J. Miner, D. Mod- jeski. FOURTH ROW: K. Stanton, M. Meicklin, B. Beilby, J. Cornelison. FIFTH ROW: L. Williams, K. Mueller, P. Laskowski. SIXTH ROW: J. Kiger, A. Knieriman, J. Per- muda, J. Clauson. SEVENTH ROW: B. Abel, G. Hendricks, B. Sheldon. TOP ROW: M. Agnini, L. Smith, J. Wiseman, D. Burton. 66 Through Educational Trips, Activities, and Books Spanish Club members found their year filled with various activities. Eating Spanish food at a Christmas party and visiting a Span¬ ish restaurant, El Acapulco, were only a few. Money was obtained by sponsoring a dance in November and by holding a bake sale. In December they sent a basket of food to a needy Spanish family and sold Christmas mobiles. To aid them in reading the language, they bought Spanish novels. The club members decorated the language room for a more au¬ thentic atmosphere. Organized primarily as a discussion group, the Library Club was concerned not only with literature and library affairs but also with world and student affairs. The pur¬ pose of the club is to help club members be¬ come aware of the problems surrounding them. SPANISH CLUB members are divided into first and second year groups. Officers are — BOTTOM ROW: Treas. D. Dedelow (2). SECOND ROW: Sponsor Mrs. Marion (2), Sec. S. Golec (2), B. Zimmerman (2), V.- Pres. M. Mosko (1), Sec. M. Cunningham (1), Sponsor Mr. Baker (1). TOP ROW: V.-Pres. J. Glasgow (2), Sgts.-at-Arms S. Banka (2) and K. Bocken (2). Treas. D. Kiraly (1), Pres. P. Dowling (1). LIBRARY CLUB members are — SEATED: E. Austin, T. Castro, H. Badovinac, R. Or¬ tega, L. Bell, M. Myers, B. Miller, K. Laud. STANDING: C. Thompson, R. Sesny, J. Kor- ba, R. Drake, D. O’Donnell, M. Popiela, P. Jusko, J. Wagner, J. Clauson, B. Sheldon, M. Agnini. Members learn library skills while being useful. 67 TRAVEL CLUB members are — BOTTOM ROW: M. Creekmore; C. Lee; M. Van- denbemden; Sec. B. Cald¬ well, Treas. P. Hess, V.- Pres. P. Guzis, Pres. R. Grenda. SECOND ROW: S. Lomax, L. Wing, B. Wing, L. LaSalle, L. Banas, S. Bar- rix, B. Woerner. THIRD ROW: B. Frink, C. Brown, M. Matlock, G. Andersen, J. Mihalic, G. Glad. TOP ROW: P. Detvay, B. Sheaks, R. Deak, R. Purdy, G. Bew- ley, S. Orban. Organizations Encourage Thought, Sportsmanship, and HISTORICAL CLUB members are — BOTTOM ROW: Doug Koliboski, Ray Drake. SECOND ROW: Dennis Dawson, Paul Piekarczyk, Jim Bardoczi, Jim Rospond. THIRD ROW: Sec. Brad Taylor, V.-Pres. Mike Popiela, Pres. Ralph Har¬ rison. Though small, the club produced results. Books, pictures, and maps are used to graphically describe the world for the Travel Club. Missionaries have given talks at club meetings, and films and slides were shown. Historical Club members become aware of different phases of history. The major pro¬ jects this year, a study of the history of Mor¬ ton, was accomplished through oral history, a process in which impressions of people who participated in past events were recorded. Solving problems of higher math proves to be both interesting and educational to mem¬ bers of the Math Club. The club is geared to improve the students’ understanding of dif¬ ferent phases of mathematics for use in every¬ day life both in high school and out. Relaxation, the development of new game techniques and the promotion of sports¬ manship are the main objectives of the Games Club. Every other Tuesday its members match their wits in a challenging game of chess. MATH CLUB members who attempted to unravel snaggy problems are Larry Strayer, Bruce Daily, Drew Hiduke, John Keilman, Allen Nagy, Cliff Crownover, Sponsor Mr. Huls. Integrity Through Study of History and Math GAMES CLUB members are — BOTTOM ROW: D. Biro, P. Lewin, M. Paswinski, S. Boskovich, J. S h a b i, J. Frink, J. Blumenhagen, J. DuFrain, J. Schmidt. TOP ROW: S. Sweeney, J. Lubar- ski, C. Hedinger, J. LaBuda, D. Bailey, R. Ginoauskas, Sponsor Mr. Concialdi. 69 GIRLS’ CLUB MEMBERS are — BOTTOM ROW: Pres. L. Wells, Sec. D. Krizman, Treas. B. Kern. SECOND ROW: L. Stevens, J. Williamson, L. Riley, J. Osborn. THIRD ROW: L. Kerr, L. Williams, J. Webster, S. Meding, D. Rosenberry, M. Lelito. FOURTH ROW: V. Staples, S. Stout, P. Gardner, S. Katzberg, S. Simon, B. Basso, V. Eaton. TOP ROW: I. Wells, J. Arvay, J. Stodgel, J. Bales, S. Allen, G. Guiden, C. Kubic. Girls Strive for Betterment In Homemaking Clubs Girls clubs at Morton are very active, helping their members learn while they assist others and enjoy themselves. Gaining valuable experience in the field of home economics, the members of the Home Ec. Club organized various charity projects. During the Christmas holidays, they held a party at St. Anne’s Home, served refresh¬ ments, and distributed gifts. They collected clothing for the Welfare Department of thG Hammond Public Schools and food for the Carmelite Home in Crown Point. To finance their projects, the club sold candy. The Girls’ Club gives the feminine por¬ tion of Morton a chance for distinction. “Self¬ development” is the aim of this beneficial club. Members raised money for activities through a bake sale. They visited the Lake County Home for the Aged during the year and gave the senior club members a farewell banquet in the late spring. HOME ECONOMICS CLUB members are—BOTTOM ROW: Sec. B. Stryzinski, Pres. B. Kern, V. Pres. L. Holly. SEC¬ OND ROW: D. Bianucci, B. Barney, L. Echterling, S. Sur- ufka, J. Diehl. THIRD ROW: C. Crosby, H. Badovinac, D. Havill, T. Oros. TOP ROW: L. Chapman, J. Boyles, B. Allen, L. Chorba. They held various charity functions. 70 Art M Encourages Development of Natural Talent ART CLUB MEMBERS are — SIDE ROW: Sponsor Mr. Waring, Pres. K. Becky, V.- Pres. E. S e n o, L. Fabris. BOTTOM ROW: B. Markow- ski, D. Gaal, C. Carter, D. Dziadon. SECOND ROW: H. Holsclaw, D. Coapstick, P. Landfald, N. Chamberlain, T. Ruhs, T. Brouillette, C. Meyer. TOP ROW: H. Shock, A. Bishop, L. Weber, D. Strayer. Thirty-six of Morton’s aspiring artists found inspiration this year in the Art Club. Helping to develop talent, giving practice to regular art class students, and offering many interesting and educational activities, the club functioned through the creativity of its mem¬ bers. One of the club’s main projects in 1964 was the designing and making of decorations for the various holidays of the year. The com¬ ing of December turned the members’ talent towards the making of Christmas tree orna¬ ments out of cardboard cylinders. The fin¬ ished products adorned many a Christmas tree. For Easter, cards were made from paper, string, glue, and paint. Trips were also on the club’s agenda. At a commercial art school students had an oppor¬ tunity to begin plans for a career in art. Help¬ ful advice and valuable information were given. Old Town in Chicago was also toured by members of the club. SCULPTING is only one of the many facets of art featured by the Art Club. Ralph Rhodes, junior, is cutting and shaping a ball into a sculpture of papier mache. 71 thletics at Morton involve almost all Governors, not only through direct participation but also through the support of our teams. Physical fitness, emphasized in all phases of sports, is a watchword here. Physical education classes, coupled with opportunities to become active in athletics, assist pupils in becoming physically fit. The Governors ' interest in health and sports helps make Morton what it is— the Governors Mansion. 73 Exciting Victories Over Clark and E. C. Washington VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM — BOTTOM ROW: J. Kocur, J. Barta, T. Eatinger, J. Summers, D. Hiduke, J. Jewett, G. Gruska, R. Barron, S. Banka. SECOND ROW: F. McCay, T. Basso, R. Berg, D. Hull, D. Rose, W. Capalby, D. Chaney, F. Coapstick, J. Andres, Mgr. G. Bagley. THIRD ROW: M. Harvey, J. Tomsic, J. Patai, J. Repay, K. Hyde, R. Hill, J. Pawlak, D. Starewicz, K. Jazyk. FOURTH ROW: L. Bog- ner, D. Navarro, B. Chorba, B. Florence, R. Segraves, M. Curtis, T. Paskevieh, C. Watts, J. Sherer, Mgr. T. Kallok. TOP ROW: Coach Luketic, Coach Zlotnik, Mgr. E. Rosenau, L. Chaney, R. Howerton, D. Ward, P. Ropac, B. Roach, W. Thompson, T. Hopman. HALTING THE PROGRESS of a Tech Tiger at the line of scrimmage are Jim Tomsic (27) and Mike Curtis (53). Doug Starewicz (63) watches the action, ready to assist. With nine returning lettermen, Morton’s 1963 varsity football team “took a year off” from state competition to rebuild. Opening the season with a decisive 27-6 victory over cross-town rival Hammond Clark, the Governors flashed much of the power and finesse which placed them among the top Hoosier teams in previous years. The next week, however, the Morton football machine came to a sudden halt when a powerful Ham¬ mond Tech team downed them, 32-6, the sec¬ ond loss in the last 20 Governor starts. The third w eek of play saw the Gover¬ nors and Fort Wayne South battle to an 0-0 deadlock. Whiting scored an upset the following week with a 6-0 victory. Bishop Noll, one of the strongest Calumet Region teams, damp¬ ened Morton’s homecoming with a 13-0 win. E. C. Roosevelt, a perennial state power, downed the hard-fighting Governors for their third consecutive loss the next week, 27-6. 74 lark Path of Varsity Rebuilding Season EYEING THE GOAL LINE with intent, Morton fullback Floyd Coapstick heads upfield to gain yardage and a possi¬ ble first down during the Clark game. INDIVIDUAL RECORDS T.D.’s P.A.T. Total Pts. Patai 3 18 Capalby 2 12 Summers 2 12 Banka 1 6 Coapstick - 6 6 Hull 1 6 Hyde 1 6 Ropac 1 6 Tomsic 1 6 Total 13 6 78 1963 VARSITY FOOTBALL RECORD Morton Opponent 27 Hammond Clark 6 6 Hammond Tech 32 0 Fort Wayne South 0 0 Whiting 6 0 Bishop Noll 13 6 East Chicago Roosevelt 27 6 South Bend Adams 7 0 Hammond High 7 Gary Tolleston 33 E. C. Washington 18 Cancelled TWO MORTON GOVERNORS scramble for an E. C. Roosevelt fumble after throwing the Roosevelt ball carrier for a loss. The Governors lost a hard-fought battle, 27-6. 75 WEARY GOVERNORS take a breather at halftime of the South Bend Adams game as coaches Maurey Zlotnik and Nick Luketic plan second-half strategy. The Governors led 6-0 for three quarters but lost with a 7-6 decision in the fourth quarter. Strategy, Planning Aid Governor Offense Inexperience proved to be Morton’s major handicap in 1964; a green team’s first six games yielded a poor 1-4-1 record. Although close decisions snatched “sure wins” from the Governors’ grasp in the closing minutes of contests, the engineering of offen¬ sive plays and the training of a young defen¬ sive squad developed potential. South Bend Adams, Morton’s seventh opponent of the year, defeated the Governors by a close 7-6 score. However, Morton led in¬ to the final seconds of the fourth quarter. The fol 1 owing week Morton battled Ham¬ mond High’s top-ranked crew “down to the wire.” Deep in Wildcat territory late in the game, the Governors were forced to give the ball to Hammond on their 3-yard line, thus losing 7-0 to the highly rated team. Because of heavy rain, the upcoming game with Gary Tolleston was cancelled. Morton then went on to win over E. C. Washington. SOPHOMORE QUARTERBACK Darrel Chaney listens in¬ tently as backfield coach Nick Luketic gives the young Gover¬ nor instructions during the E. C. Washington game. Morton won the season finale with a score of 33-18. 76 Governor B-Team Flashes Power With 5-0 Record 1963 B-TEAM FOOTBALL RECORD Morton Opponent 34 Hammond Clark 0 12 Hammond Tech 0 7 E. C. Washington 0 13 Hammond High 0 12 Hammond Gavit 7 RUGGED PRACTICES such as this one paid off for Morton’s B-Team. The team tallied its third straight undefeated sea¬ son with five wins and no losses. 1963 FOOTBALL B-TEAM — BOTTOM ROW: J. Pawlak, J. Gasvoda, D. Coaipstick, R. Berg, T. Kulczyk, B. Matthews, D. Hiduke, S. Saksa, R. Grenda, R. Biscan. SECOND ROW: Coach Gollner, V. Blair, J. Andres, R. Race, B. Brandenburg, J. Hlavaty, J. Gero- vac, R. Segraves, M. Mestrovieh, T. Anderson, M. Harvey. TOP ROW: Mgr. J. Mikel, T. Basso, L. Bognar, B. Doughman, J. Kocur, T. Paskevich, M. Barta, B. Chorba, J. Sherer, T. McCay, K. Bocken Mgr. T. Kallok. 77 f 1963 FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM — BOTTOM ROW: B. Harvey, F. Matthews, F. Shinkle, D. Koliboski, S. Vadas, J. Jarosz, T. Hurd, F. Padilla, E. Johnson, J. Finley, Mgr. C. Adams. SECOND ROW: D. Hoffman, G. Crosby, R. Drummond, J. Fozkos, T. Luchene, R. Drake, J. Bogner, J. Rospond, J. Pawlak, J. Bardoczi. TOP ROW: Coach Gerogas, J. Francis, R. Volbrecht, B. Scheffer, D. Barron, L. Sunde, K. Bastasich, D. Mustoe, C. Skorupa, T. George, J. Martin, Coach Osborn. Frosh End Year 7-0, Hold Six Opponents Scoreless 1963 FRESHMAN FOOTBALL RECORD Morton Opponent 14 E. C. Washington 0 20 Hammond Tech 0 14 Hammond High 0 18 Hammond Gavit 13 19 Bishop Noll 0 32 Hammond Clark 0 14 E. C. Washington 0 Averaging over eighteen points per game, the Morton frosh team out-manuevered its op¬ ponents to end the season with a perfect 7-0 record. The main asset of the freshman team this year was its defense, which held all op¬ posing teams to a meager total of 13 points. Consecutive shutout victories over E. C. Washington, Hammond Tech, and Hammond High were followed by a fourth victory over Hammond Gavit, the only team to score on the Governor yearlings. Then came three more shutouts over Bishop Noll, Hammond Clark, and E. C. Washington (two games were sched¬ uled with Washington). With six shut-out victories in seven games the Morton freshman team showed promise of performing the same feat two years from now as the varsity football squad. City championships have graced the an¬ nals of Morton’s frosh football squads for quite a few years, and it is hoped that this same incentive for victory can propel the var¬ sity to new and better successes in the future. X-Country Efforts Build Strength and Stamina NEARING THE FINISH LINE, junior Lenny Meseberg strains in a final sprint against Highland. Despite a leg in¬ jury, Meseberg finished ahead of his opponent. 1963 X-COUNTY RECORD Morton Opponent 26 Hammond Tech 29 32 T. F. North 25 3rd Hammond City Meet — 29 Hammond Clark 26 40 T. F. South 17 41 Griffith 17 31 Highland 24 — Bishop Noll — 3rd City Freshman Meet — tie (5th) Tri-City Meet (frosh-soph meet) — 18 Whiting 41 21 Gavit 34 cancelled 1963 CROSS-COUNTRY TEAM — BOTTOM ROW: J. Hooper, B. Salach, J. Korba, D. Biro, B. Kohler, G. Bewley, S. Decker, A. Leslie, A. Nagy, L. Eaton. SECOND ROW: P. Guzis, B. Hoffman, B. Taylor, G. Sawyer, J. Gerovac, L. Busby, D. Chesney, B. Skamay, C. Crownover. THIRD ROW: R. Volbrecht, G. Girman, G. Gladd, T. O’Brien, L. Meseberg. TOP: Coach DePeugh. These thinlies built a reputation of stamina and speed. 79 1963-64 VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM — TEAM MEMBERS: Z. Rybicki, K. Bocken, L. Stout, T. Anderson, J. Repay, B. Imborek, D. Chaney, S. Banka, J. Gasvoda, L. Lee, M. Miksich, T. Hopman, Coach DePeugh, Assistant Coach Stout, and Mgr. E. Rosenau. Varsity Roundballers “FLY BIRD, FLY!” yells the crowd as Morton’s tall center Tom (Bird) Hopman launches a shot against Chicago Dun¬ bar. Even though the Governors came out on the short end of the score, a close game provided a moral victory. “IT’S MINE!” says sophomore Darrel Chaney as he keeps the ball from a Dunbar player. The Governors started hot but had a cold third quarter, losing to the Mighty Men from Chicago by a 67-63 score. Start Slow but End Season LEAPFROG OR BASKETBALL? Larry Lee and this Red Streak seem to be playing a game of leapfrog during the Terre Haute Wiley game. The Governors played a strong first half before surrendering to the downstate foe, 67-55. With Winning Streak New Year’s marked the beginning of the Morton basketball upsurge. Through the con¬ stant and diligent efforts of the team and coaches alike, the Governors showed flashes of greatness in their post-New Year contests. With improved scoring punch and an aggres¬ sive, “ballhawking” defense, the Governor cagers made the Calumet area fans sit up and take notice. Following a close loss to high-scoring Gary Edison, the team bombed Griffith with senior Tom Hopman scoring a season high of 36 points. Next came a tough loss to a rugged downstate foe, Terre Haute Wiley, and an in¬ spiring victory over Gary Lew Wallace. In their next game, the Governors broke loose a 12-point lead against Chicago Dun¬ bar in the first quarter before the “windy citians” took the contest by just two baskets. Then an encouraging winning streak was started with Highland, Gary Wirt, and Ham¬ mond Clark falling to Morton’s consistently tenacious offense and defense. “TAKE IT EASY!” yells Coach DePeugh in a tense moment in the Highland game. The Governors scored an upset over the Trojans from Highland with a 57-47 victory. 81 Hard Work on Defense Proves Aid to Varsity Cagers •‘LET’S GO!” shout Governor reserves as Morton’s varsity performs during the Highland game. Both fans and team showed Governor spirit and sportsmanship in this victory. LEAVING THE LAST Griffith defender behind, sopho¬ more Jim Gasvoda gets in perfect position for a lay-up shot and two points for Morton. Morton won, 65-42. 1963-64 VARSITY BASKETBALL RECORD MORTON OPPONENT 51 Michigan City 87 77 Whiting 57 48 LaPorte 71 68 Bishop Noll 76 59 Hammond Tech 63 55 South Bend St. Joseph 56 64 E. C. Roosevelt 56 49 E. C. Washington 62 45 Michigan City 77 68 Gary Edison 76 65 Griffith 47 55 Terre Haute Wiley 67 70 Gary Lew Wallace 65 63 Chicago Dunbar 67 57 Highland 47 67 Gary Wirt 56 64 Hammond Clark 48 72 Hobart 57 58 Hammond High 54 64 Gary Roosevelt 106 46 Hammond Tech 57 1265 1352 East Chicago Washington Toliday Tourney Sectional Tournament ROUGH ACTION characterized Morton’s 11-point loss to Tech in the Hammond Sectional. Here leading scorer Tom Hoipman and an unknown Tiger attempt to secure the ball. 82 DURING THE MORTON-TECH contest in the Hammond Sectionals, Tom Hopman, Morton center, reaches high to drop in another two points for Morton. Tech won, 57-46. “HIGH-FLYING” CENTER Tom Hopman attempts another basket during the tense Morton-Hammond High game. A spirited rally led the Governors to a 58-54 victory. Late-Season Winning Streak Boosts Team Spirit INDIVIDUAL RECORDS Points Per Game Shooting Percentage Rebounds Hopman 456 21.71 .549 224 Banka 254 12.09 .436 83 Imborek 158 7.90 .491 30 Chaney 163 7.76 .413 40 Gasvoda 60 4.00 .278 69 Lee 74 3.89 .429 69 Repay 51 3.19 .432 25 Rybicki 26 1.30 .563 4 Anderson 18 1.00 .400 25 Bocken 5 0.50 .333 2 Stout 2 0.15 .500 2 Team 1267 60.33 .470 573 JUNIOR FORWARD Steve Banka lays-up a hook shot for two more points against Whiting. Through precise defense and accurate shooting, the Governors earned a victory. B-Team Cagers Look Forward to Varsity Positions 1963-64 B-TEAM BASKETBALL TEAM — FRONT ROW: T. O’Brian, R. Ward, D. Hull, T. Sumner, P. Scott, R. Volbrecht. BACK ROW: P. Svabik, E. Wells, J. Tomsic, D. Ward. M. Mestrovich, T. Ruhs, Coach Stout. The team posted 8 victories against 12 losses. 1963-64 B-TEAM BASKETBALL RECORD 44 Michigan City 51 54 Whiting 27 46 LaPorte 44 43 Bishop Noll 53 36 Hammond Tech 34 40 South Bend St. Joseph 48 50 E. C. Roosevelt 55 53 Hammond High 51 33 Hammond Clark 58 50 Gary Edison 52 44 Griffith 50 58 Whiting 47 42 Gary Lew Wallace 57 46 Chicago Dunbar 44 44 Highland 42 51 Gary Wirt 45 39 Hammond Clark 41 33 Hobart 62 29 Hammond High 44 26 Gary Roosevelt 71 861 Total 976 EXCITING B-TEAM ACTION preceded varsity play in most of Morton’s games this year. Here Zbig Rybicki battles a Griffith Panther for a jump ball as his teammates watch. MHS 1963-64 FRESHMAN BASKETBALL RECORD OPPONENT 44 Whiting 42 42 Bishop Noll 38 27 Hammond High 38 38 E. C. Roosevelt 48 25 E. C. Washington 54 40 Hammond Clark 42 40 Lanier (Munster) 28 32 Hammond Tech 28 30 E. C. Roosevelt 46 50 Hammond Gavit 37 31 Bishop Noll 39 30 E. C. Washington 55 61 Hammond Gavit 39 32 E. C. Roosevelt 34 520 Total 538 Overtime Tournament FRESHMAN CENTER Mark Harvey eyes the basket as he takes careful aim for a free throw attempt. Freshmen Cagers Aim for Athletic Prowess at MHS FRESHMAN BASKETBALL TEAM — BOTTOM ROW: M. Guiden, R. Volbrecht, D. Mustoe, M. Harvey, E. Johnson, B. Scheffer, D. Berard. TOP ROW: Mgr. C. Adams, R. Drummond, J. Fozkos, J. Rospond, D. Koliboski, J. Keilman, R. Skamay, Coach Jan- cich, D. Chesney. The young team posted a 6-8 record. Grapplers Tackle Foes, End Season 6-7 1963-64 VARSITY WRESTLING TEAM — BOTTOM ROW: B. Salach, B. Matthews, P. Klopsch, T. Kerr, D. DuVall, T. Eaton. SECOND ROW: J. Andres, W. Capalby, J. McCay, J. Sherer, R. Estep, J. Jewett. TOP ROW: Coach Kepler, R. Tyler, K. White, Mgr. T. Kal- lok, B. Zerby, B. Rakos, K. Hyde, Coach Gollner. The season record was 6-7. REFUSING TO GIVE IN to efforts of this Highland grap- ipler, senior Wayne Capalby nears a pin in one of Morton’s seven victories. Tough wrestling such as this made for an interesting and rugged season. Morton’s 1963-64 wrestling team started the season off right by romping over E. C. Washington, 56 to 0. Led by the fine coaching of Mr. Gollner and Mr. Kepler, the wrestling team won 6 of 13 matches, beating E. C. Washington, Highland, Bishop Noll, Gary An- drean, Hammond Clark, and Merrillville. The Governors lost close decisions to Hammond High, Gary Mann, E. C. Roosevelt, and Ham¬ mond Tech. Since Morton’s regular season schedule ended one week before sectionals, Coach Goll¬ ner decided to “drum up” some action rather than wait for sectionals to begin. The result was Morton’s First Annual Invitational Tour¬ nament. Four teams — Morton, Gary An- drean, Bishop Noll, and Hammond Gavit — competed in the tournament. Coach Gollner felt that dual meets were not sufficient to prepare wrestlers for section¬ als and that larger meets offered more of the needed competition for top-notch wrestling. The First Annual Invitational Tournament proved to be a success as the Governors took their four opponents and all team honors. 1963-64 B-TEAM WRESTLING RECORD MORTON OPPONENT 8 Evergreen Park 48 27 Highland High 25 16 Hammond High 31 13 Gary Andrean 43 38 Lowell 18 19 E. C. Roosevelt 31 13 Hammond Tech 34 36 Hammond Clark 18 Matmen Take All Honors VARSITY WRESTLERS Jim Jewett, John Pawlak, Larry Bogner, and Ron Estep go through a practice match. The team practices on the stage of the auditorium because of the crowded conditions in the gymnasium. in Invitational Tournament 1963-64 B-TEAM WRESTLING TEAM — BOTTOM ROW: L. Bogner, J. Pawlak, D. Hi- duke, J. Bogner, C. Skorupa, D. Sickles, F. McCay. TOP ROW: Mgr. R. Rich, B. Hoffman, D. Bailey, F. Matthews, F. Padilla, G. Girman, D. Coppage, C. Pruitt, Coach Kepler. 87 Pitching, Defense Guide Governor Basebailers to VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM members were — BOTTOM ROW: Mgr. C. Adams, J. Shabi, W. Capalby, B. Van Gorp, D. Ward, B. Segally, D. Chaney, D. Rose, Z. Rybicki. MIDDLE ROW: Mgr. E. Rosenau, K. Hyde, J. Ferguson, L. Chaney, B. Zimmerman, B. Biscan, K. Bocken, Mgr. G. Bagley. TOP ROW: Coach Jancich, T. Mears, T. Sumner, D. Hull, R. Vol- brecht, T. O’Brien, D. Bailey, W. Popiela, J. Repay, Coach Georgas. Morton’s 1964 baseball team promised to compile an outstanding record. A history of winning seasons has put the Governors among the top teams in the region and state. With 80 wins and only 27 defeats over a seven-year period, Coach Georgas’s teams have repeated¬ ly won the city championship. Last year’s baseball team won city su¬ premacy by compiling an incredible 18-1-1 record. Coach Georgas stated, “Being inde¬ pendent, the only thing we can shoot for is the city title. That was the case last year.” Senior catcher Ken Hyde, who bats near .400, returned from the 1963 team. Bob Van- Gorp, senior, and junior Dan Hull were the two starting pitchers in most of the games. Reserve depth in the pitching staff came from junior right-hander Don Ward and Dar¬ rell Chaney, a three-sport star who was the only sophomore to make the team. Chaney, although slated for shortstop, showed promise for a future on the mound. DURING THE GARY WIRT GAME senior Wayne Capalby fields the ball. Besides aiding the team with outstanding outfielding, Wayne also made two hits. Morton won 7-1. Sixth Straight Winning Season on the Diamond VARSITY BASEBALL RECORD 5 11 1 4 5 12 2 5 3 9 2 3 2 10 5 5 4 10 2 2 No Hitters OPPONENTS Griffith 1 Highland 4 Merrillville 2 Crown Point 1 Hammond Clark 1 Hammond Tech 2 E. C. Roosevelt 2 Hammond High 1 Whiting 2 Bishop Noll 0 Calumet 1 Bishop Noll 2 Merrillville 0 Hobart 1 Gary Roosevelt 4 E. C. Washington 0 T. F. South 1 Bishop Noll 1 T. F. North 0 Hammond Clark 1 SENIOR PITCHER Bob Van Gorp attempts a bunt in a moment of high action during one of Morton’s home games, alert maneuvers aided Morton to a 18-1-1 record, record. THIRD BASEMAN Tim Sumner readies for a steal in the Morton-E. C. Roosevelt contest. One of only two games which Morton did not win, this game ended in a 2-2 tie. KEEPING IN SHAPE for the first game of the season, sen¬ ior Jim Ferguson fields the ball during a spring practice session. Jim took ever second-baseman’s duties this year. 89 HEADING FOR HOME PLATE senior Ken Hyde is about to score another point for the Governors against Gary Wirt, in the first game of Morton’s baseball season. SENIOR PITCHER Bob VanGorp takes advantage of a warm spring day to timber up his throwing arm. Spring practices like this kept the team members in shape. Governor Nine Seeks Fourth Consecutive City Title Victory was the word during the 1963 Mor ton varsity baseball campaign, as the Gover¬ nors won 18, lost 1, and tied 1. Led by some strong pitching and excellent fielding, Mor¬ ton downed Griffith and Highland in the first two games. Following a heart-breaking loss at Merrill¬ ville, the Governors settled down to seventeen straight games without defeat. Hammond Clark, Hammond High, Bishop Noll (three times), Gary Roosevelt, E. C. Washington, and Crown Point were among the most respected teams in the Calumet Region beaten by Mor¬ ton’s crew. Morton fans were gratified to see a victory over Merrillville later in the season which avenged the team’s earlier loss. The Governors compiled 102 runs in 20 games and held all opposition to a mere 27 runs for an average score of 5 to 1 for the season’s games. SENIOR FIRST-BASEMAN Bob Segally leaps skyward for a hardhit ball during one of the Governors’ baseball prac¬ tices. Such practices contributed to a successful season. Cinderfellas Chalk Up Another Successful Year 1964 VARSITY TRACK TEAM was — FRONT ROW: M. Curtis, L. Sunde, B. Matthews, B. Salach, B. Muller, R. Estep, L. Meseberg, T. Eatinger, J. Tomsic, A. Nagy. BACK ROW: R. Volbrecht, P. Scott, J. Krucina, B. Casey, R. Sherwinski, B. Taylor, J. Summers, K. Pierson, J. Hlavaty, B. Abel, G. Bewley, Coach Luketic. VARSITY TRACK RECORD MHS OPPONENT 65 1 2 Bishop Noll (indoor) 34 1 2 2nd City Indoor — 67 1 6 Hammond Tech 41 5 6 Hammond Clark — 38 Hammond High 71 46 E. C. Roosevelt 13 1 2 46 Horace Mann 59 4th Hammond Relays — 68 1 2 E. C. Washington 40 1 2 94 1 2 Highland 14 1 2 64 Lew Wallace 31 64 Michigan City 42 4th Sectionals — 4th City Outdoor — Cancelled Tracksters Run Hard, Jump High for Winning Season Morton’s Varsity Track Team fought its way to a respectable 7-6 record along with three of four dual-meet victories. The Gover¬ nors began the season with a win over Bishop Noll and a second place in the City Indoor Meet. Following a victory over Hammond Tech, the Governors lost to the fleet runners of Hammond High. As the season wore on, it be¬ came apparent that Morton would probably not be an area power, but Governor fans were presented with victories over such teams as East Chicago Washington, Highland, Gary Lew Wallace, and Michigan City. Seniors Bob Salach, miler; Ron Estep, 440-yard dash expert; and Bob Muller, half- miler, were outstanding members of the 1964 track team. Bob Salach was timed at 4:50 in the mile and Ron Estep at 52.7 in the 440-yard dash. John Gerovac, junior, turned in some re¬ spectable times this spring in the half-mile 1 dash. Outstanding freshman prospect was Ron Volbrecht who high jumped 5’ 8”. UP AND OVER goes high-jumper Paul Scott during one of Morton’s strenuous track practices. Sessions such as this characterized this year’s track season. STRAINING TO CLEAR a low hurdle, junior Tom Eatinger concentrates on his form. Teammates watch as the Governor trackman attempts to attain perfection in hurdling. SENIOR SHOT-PUTTER Ron Hill proves that running is not the only activity engaged in by Governor trackmen. Here he launches a seven-pound “missile” into “orbit.” B-TEAM TRACK — FRONT ROW: D. Mustoe, M. Kearschner, D. Hinsley, P. Skager, A. DeLau, S. Mecyssne, D. Berard, L. Sunde, T. Rich, G. Crosby, M. Popiela, R. Skamay, E. Kendzierdski, J. Francis. BACK ROW: Mgr. C. Bailor, D. Messenger, D. Biro, F. Shinkle, R. Schwartz, S. Vadas, B. Kohler, R. Rich, R. Volbrecht, D. Koliboski, J. Clapp, W. Har¬ vey, D. Chesney, C. Skorupa, M. Wargo, T. Anderson, K. White, J. Spencer, Coach Luketic. Frosh-Soph Honors Go to B-Team Trackmen JOGGING AROUND THE TRACK to keep in condition are juniors Brad Taylor and Joe Korba and senior Bob Salach as they display the stamina which won many meets. “ONE FOR THE MONEY . . says junior Tom Eatinger as he starts seniors Bob Muller and Jay Summers, who are pre¬ paring to “take off” on a sprint during track practice. 93 lips VARSITY GOLF TEAM ARE — W. Reinhardt, D. Meding, G. Tiller, G. Smith, G. Chans- ler, R. Welsh, Coach Evans, T. Luchene. Jack Overman and Tom Smock are not shown. Golfers Wield Clubs, Tee Off Another Season “FORE!” shouts senior Jack Overman as he tees off during one of Morton’s golf matches. Teammates Glen Tiller and Tom Smock observe while waiting to begin. VARSITY GOLF RECORD Morton Opponent 200 Bishop Noll 188 200 Highland 209 175 Dyer Central 163 175 Hammond Clark 172 194 Highland 184 194 Hammond Tech 184 180 Crown Point 192 182 Bishop Noll 169 182 Dyer Central 200 179 Bishop Noll 177 181 Gary Wallace 175 181 Crown Point 182 173 Griffith 155 173 Hammond High 179 188 Bishop Noll 170 188 Hammond Clark 195 187 Crown Point 177 184 Merrillville 168 177 Hammond Clark 181 177 Hammond High 179 195 Gary Roosevelt 200 173 Hammond High 174 169 Griffith 167 169 Hobart 175 94 Physical Fitness Stressed by Morton’s G.A.A. MEMBERS participating in G.A.A. this ipast year include — BOTTOM ROW: Pres. K. Macey, V.-Pres. D. Ruff, Sec. B. Miller, T r e a s. M. Nelson, Sponsor Miss Hall. SECOND ROW: B. Chess, S. Martin. B. Dye, D. Timer, B. Gasaway, B. Raibourn. THIRD ROW: C. Daun, M. Kosik, L. Williams, D. Ro- gus, K. Klebofski. TOP ROW: D. Kozdras, K. Ar- gadine, M. Burkland, P. Hlavaty, P. Williams, C. Stanley. Basketball, baseball, soccer and kickball are a few of the many sports in which Mor¬ ton’s Girls’ Athletic Association engages. This club meets daily during eighth hour in the girls’ gym where the 21 members learn the rales and skills of sports varying from vol¬ leyball to horseshoes. A point system provides impetus for en¬ terprising members. A member receives ten points for each organized activity and five for each unorganized activity. Numbered among the latter are bicycle-riding, swim¬ ming. bowling, ice skating, skiing, and arch¬ ery. When a member earns 150 points, she re¬ ceives her choice of a red felt letter “M” or numerals. For 250 points a member receives a chenille letter. With 350 or more points, a member receives a handsome engraved pla¬ que; senior Kazia Macey has received one. Each May a district camp is offered for members at an area campsite, where they learn the value of competition, sportsmanship, and cooperation. Each October Morton’s G.A.A. officers spend a few days at a spec¬ ial officers’ camp learning new ways to aid their organization. ALL EYES Are “GLUED” to the ball as Debby Ruff and Kazia Macey prepare to leap for the tip in a G.A.A. basket¬ ball game. Members took part in many other sports. Morton Cheerleaders and Twirlers Add Color, B-TEAM CHEERLEADERS are — Barbara Frye, Nancy Creekmore, Gayle Ywanow, Ellen Hawking, Linnea Furman, and Lenore Brandenburg. Mary Lynn Waters Joanne Frye Judy Jeneske Varsity Cheerleaders Morton’s varsity cheerleaders gave to sports events spirit and sportsmanship that provided partial victories even when the team was unsuccessful. They often practiced long hours after school to perfect new cheers for approaching games and assemblies. In order to buy a new set of uniforms this year, the cheerleaders sold raffle tickets at the fall pep rally and held a bake sale. Spirit to Basketball and Football Contests MORTON’S TWIRLERS are — BOTTOM ROW: J. Bakker, B. Bakker, K. Stanton, B. Gallimore, M. Berrisford, A. Crary. BACK ROW: B. Bakker, M. Johnson, S. Meding, M. Vandenbemden, S. Bewley, M. Sheldon. Half-time activities at football and bas¬ ketball games were highlighted by the excel¬ lent showmanship of the Morton twirlers. Un¬ der the direction of Mrs. John Melton, girls ranging from freshman to seniors, practiced daily to perfect routines and skits which add¬ ed to the color of sports activities. These girls participated in various local, district and state contests, bringing honors to Morton. At football games the twirlers performed along with the marching band directed by Mr. John Melton and were led onto the field by drum major Jerry Weber. When basket¬ ball season arrived so did the twirlers, as they entertained Governor fans at intermission of home basketball games. The twirlers perform¬ ed their routines at basketball games with music provided by Morton’s pep band. PERFORMING FOR HALF-TIME at a home football game, Morton’s senior drum major Jerry Weber added color to sport contests. FRESHMAN CHEERLEADERS are — Mary Lou Sheldon, Diane Burke, Kathy Cergizan, Mary Lou Russell, Ardis Kaufman, Lois Hopp, Joanne Makowski. Center: mascot Cocoa Bocken, toy poodle. organizations and institutions depend on the support of people for their existence. Members of a club must support their club if it is to continue, for they themselves are the body and spirit of the organization. Neither can any school exist without the support of its students. The student body constitutes the life blood of an educational institution like Morton. In a sense, the Governors own Morton. This is their school, and as its most important components they are proud of it. Their pride and presence helps make Morton what it is— the Governors ' Mansion. 99 Outstanding Seniors Receive Honors SENIOR EXECUTIVE BOARD members are SEATED: Sponsor Mr. Moorehead, H. Shock, R. Sherer, A. Dixon, P. Dodd, H. Holsclaw, S. Reno, B. Pruitt, Sponsor Mrs. Petterson. STANDING: L. Gombus, J. Cain, J. Poczatek, D. Johnston, S. Golec, R. McCrea, C. Wood, E. Moffett, W. Pelhank, G. Bishop, C. Kolwicz, C. Hines. and Awards in Varied Fields of Endeavor 1964 brought laurels to the seniors and their school. Many students excelling in various fields received honors and awards. The DAR Award is given to one student who has superior knowledge of government and history. Susan Zaher, recipient of the award, competed with other winners for the county award. Outstanding boys and girls were selected to attend Boys’ State and Girls’ State for one week in the summer preceding their senior year to study our government. Representatives from the Class of 1964 were Harry Shock, Bob Mitchell, Jack Overman, Willie Ruff, Judy Finley, Linda Foster, and Colleen Wood. Seniors ranked first and second scholastic- ally were Rita Sherer and Helen Holsclaw. The top “Five Percent” was: Sue Britt, Judy Fin¬ ley, Linda Foster, Bill Hunziker, Carolyn Knight, Barbara Kovera, Bob Mitchell, Gene Misner, Sue Reno, Sandy Stone, Colleen Wood, and Susan Zaher. Helen Holsclaw, Colleen Wood, and Russ Barron became National Merit finalists. Senior Executive Board members, selected from homerooms, planned senior activities. FINALISTS in the National Merit program — seniors Russ Barron, Helen Holsclaw, and Colleen Wood — make an un¬ official visit to the courtyard bird feeder. TIIE THREE DELEGATES to Hoosier Girls’ State from REPRESENTING MORTON at Hoosier Boys’ State were Morton were Linda Foster, Colleen Wood, and Judy Finley. Jack Overman, Harry Shock, Willie Ruff, and Bob Mitchell. 101 Seniors Look Back On the Events of Past Four This year climaxed the events of each senior’s high school career. For the class of 1964 it was a year filled with unforgettable memories. Seniors started planning activities soon after school began. They wore senior cords, were measured for caps and gowns, and chose announcement cards to complete their last, year at the Governor’s Mansion. Homecoming and the Inaugural Ball fol lowed by the Winter Formal were.the first big social events. The Has-Been Will-Be Game came and went. As a close to their social ac¬ tivities, the class enioyed the Spring Play, the Senior Banquet, and Senior Week. The Jr.-Sr. Prom, “Sea Mist,” climaxed every senior’s last year and was a wonderful farewell tribute. PRESIDING OVER and leading the senior class are Secretary Barb Stryzinski, Veep Paul Lewin, and President Jim Ferguson. JOYCE ANN ALEXANDER ELIZABETH ANN ARNOLD r c £V ' £ MARY BARKER SeTcU 1: G1 i BARKOWSKI §3 ss arrass 102 Years with Wacky, Wonderful Memories LUCRETIA ANN BENNETT (Salesman 2, 3). DOREEN ANN BIANUCCI Association (Recorder 4); Booster Club 1, 2 (V.P. 2); Cheerleader 1, 2; GAA 1, 2 (V.P. 2); Girls ' State Rep. 3; Home Ec. Club 3. 4; Homecoming Queen 4: Jr. Exec. Board 3: MORTONITE 2-4 (Page Editor 3: Make-up Editor 4); Sr. Exec. Board 4; Quill Scroll 3, 4. REBECCA E. BICANIC FNC 2; FTA 3, 4 (V.P. 4); GAA 1, 2 (Treas. 2; Gym Ass ' t. 2; Y-Teens 3, 4 (V.P. 4). ALVIE BISHOP Art Club 4; Cross Country 2-4; Gym Ass’t. 3; JRC 2. 3 (V.P. 3); Track 2-4; Wrestling 2-4. GLENDA DALE BISHOP Cinema Club 3; GAA 1, 2 (Sec. 21; Government Club 4; Lab Ass’t. 3; Monitor 4; MORTONITE 2. 3 (Advertising Manager 3); Photo Club 1; Typing PrnpHre JESS BITTNER BARBARA ANN BOBICH Clinic Helper 2, 3; FNC 1-4 (Treas. 3, 4); Monitor 3, 4; Teacher’s Ass ' t. 4; Typing Practice 3, 4. JUDITH BOGUCKI TERRY G. BOYLES Association (House 1-3); Football 1; Stage Crew 2. DIANA LYNN BRANT FNC 1, 2; FTA 3, 4; GAA 1, 2; Gym Ass’t. 2; Student Teaching 3. 4; Y-Teens 3, 4. MAUREEN LYNN BRENMAN Art Club 1; Booster Club 1; NFL 4; Stage Crew 2, 3 (V.P. 2; Sec.-Treas. 3) Teacher’s Ass’t. 3, 4; Theater Guild 2. 3; Zoology Club 4. SUSAN ELAINE BRITT Booster Club 1-3; FTA 2-4; Student Prints (Editor 3): MORTONITE 2-4 (Page Editor 2; Co-Ass’t. Editor 3: Co-Editor 4); NHS 3. 4; Quill Scroll 3, 4; Student Teacher 2, 4; Tutors Club 3, 4. PEGGY BUCKMAN 103 Seniors Reigned Over Homecoming Activities, JERRY HAROLD BUJWIT rawa sn sa. u ' s i . H, - Y ®S2S §!b DIANA GAIL CHAMBERS Typ - n;. c r 2:1 S£ss»SJSftk £.S DENNIS DEAN DEDELOW gST FSfciJ! r Vr 3 -; Including Bonfire, Parade, Game, and Dance JUDITH MARIE DIEIIL «. s .-chl;r-rra: sgpSSis ' K AARON GENE DROKE ;«.•« ' • e sss t 1 isrsrcSlii-rSrSH H,Y MAUREEN FOXX »»ir2as | i¥ sit,8 » ' - 105 Seniors Attended Inaugural Ball on Thanksgiving REBECCA SUE FRANCIS rT aM 3; Spanish SB ISrr 1 sswf rrss? as » r«r5?» ! i.? “£ a , 6 st ■ • c, “ b gss 1 Eve To Honor Student Association Officers RAYMOND HICKS WILLIAM RONALD HILL CAROL JEAN HINES inns. ' iA, ' ? =“ 1 « CAROLYN JEAN GRENDA Photo Seniors Carried On ‘Cordial’ Tradition, Autographed mmms tt8Fu ' %Stt TSSUV” ' MARY JEAN KICHO cGtu 2S.A % srzsss i s, i. CAROLYN ANN KNIGHT Beige and Brown ’64 Senior Cords CYNTHIA ANN KOLWICZ sskt wmzmsm SSSsS%® « PAUL AARON LEWIN «8S £■ ££ DAVID LLOYD 1 £ PSSS 3; j ££K k¥££»[ Sectionals Brought Excitement and Tears As » T-Teens JUDITH ANN MARL M a a u uVv FN rr 3; aw- 1 S; kjMml h 1: ciub V 2, rl 3TT ach«r ' : A ?t MICHAEL ] £» w sb ”« " r rsn. • - gr. ssms kt« • PATRICIA MAE MIERZWA SfiMV 3: Teacher s Ass-t - 3l4; 1 Seniors Backed Governor Roundballers rac -s 8 l; iTlJKT KAREN MILTON iflP® sglliillilis PM " ».«vawmrafti H,v 111 Seniors Attended Jr.-Sr. Prom, A Farewell for ANTOINETTE VERONICA OROS t SSSEfc.53 SSK SfAAMrtV” 1 KAREN JEAN PIERAM ™ ea ‘ er ° JACQUELINE KATHRYN PREMUDA German EDDIE PULLO Football 1-3; Track X, 2; Travel Club 1; Wrestling WILLIAM A. RAKOS 4 ? ! ' ?! Theater Guild V” " : 81386 Cr6W 3 ' lass of ’64 To Climax Year’s Social Events ! ROSE srs, ss a wan foCTub C1 f 4: JRC1 ° mm?? 113 Seniors Watched Final Weeks at Morton Slip Away ROBERT LEE SALACH S£ V, 4 ( g fFK«3W Art Club 2; Biology Club 4; Y-Teens 1, 2. BALITA PAULETTE SHAFER “SSr ' bs DONALD J. SHERWINSKI Country 2-4; Hfith Passing of Senior Banquet, Senior Week LON DEAN SILAGI S fST “°‘ r s " “ " s ”“ SANDY SKAGER F Sl JS S Z-r ' c,ub 3 RICHARD SMEBERG £« 2 % s £ SlS 3 c rw PATRICIA ANN SONATY DEBORA SPRAY 115 Seniors Donned Caps and Gowns With Pride and PAT SPUDIC VIOLA LOUISE STAPLES c “ i! LINDA STEVENS JAMES STEVENSON SANDRA KATHRYN STONE BARBARA JEAN STRYZINSKI With Diplomas In Hand, Seniors Began A New Phase SHERMAN ANTHONY WARING m afrlrl CLIFFORD CHARLES WATTS gss as « ,¥»■ " 1 ' ”• •» g SiS555sAs DAVE WEBSTER Booster Club 1; Cross Country 2; Tracfc 2; Wrest- JOAN ELLEN WHITE asrrrsviA RICH WHITE BERT WILKINS GLENDA WILK RAY WILKS 118 Of Life—College, Career, or Marriage ROBERT PAUL ZERBY Monitor Y V ' P 4)1 H ° me EC ‘ 1: Lab Camera Shy Keith Campbell Randy Farrell Rick Hanaway Robert Johnson Jeffery Jones Ron Kondrat Wayne Krupa Dennis Laurion Linda Olson Carl Pumnea Judy Reeves Doug Rose Sharon Scartozzi Donald Struhs Will Be’s Topple Has Been’s, 70-55 HAS BEEN CHEERLEADER, “Skeeter” Thompson, urges a reluctant Mr. McNabney to cheer tor the seniors’ team dur¬ ing the traditional Has Been-Will Be Game. 120 The annual Has Been-Will Be Game ended in triumph for the Will Be’s when the “mighty” seniors were beaten by the energetic Will Be’s, 70-55. Tom Hopman, with 26 points, was the leading scorer for the Has Been’s. The Will Be’s were led by Jack Repay with 19 points and Steve Banka with 16. Traditionally, the seniors presented a skit at half-time to bolster their team’s spirit. This game, which ended the basketball season, broke a two year winning streak for the Has Been’s. ONE SMALL WILL BE can cause lots of trouble, as exhibited by freshman Dennie Berard, who shoots for a basket as seniors Tom Hopman, Ken Hyde, and Jim Ferguson try to block his attempt. DURING HALF-TIME of the Has Been-Will Be Game, seniors Nancy McConnell, Toni Oros, and Jan Kiger “crack¬ ed the whip” at juniors in preparation for the second half. OFFICERS of the Junior Class are President Don Ward, Vice-President George Bewley, Secretary Kathy Teegarden. Junior Class Participates In Many ‘Extra’ Activities The 375 members of the Class of ’65 have many accomplishments of which to be proud. Juniors worked hard to make a class float, a covered wagon labelled “Beat ’Em or Bust,” for homecoming. Class dues, collected each fall for anticipated expenses, were contributed to “Sea Mist,” this year’s Jr.-Sr. Prom. The Junior Executive Board, comprised of a rep¬ resentative from each eleventh grade home¬ room, and the class sponsors, Mr. Gerald Spit- zer and Mrs. Jean Hastings, helped to make these activities possible. Besides all this, the junior class consistently claimed the highest number of students on the honor rolls. A COVERED WAGON surrounded by “dead” Bishop Noll Warriors was the theme of the Junior Class homecoming float. Four Weeks’ preparation was spent to ready the float in time for the parade October 4. Bill Abel Joanie Acheson Sharon Allen Gary Andersen Jeff Andres Joellyn Armstrong Jo Ann Arvay Garry Bagley Dave Bailey Joyce Bakker Laura Ball Larry Banas Pat Bane Steve Banka Madeline Barabas Sharyn Barnes Betty Barney Carl Barr Sharon Barrix Tony Basso Ruth Baxley Barbara Beilby Dianna Bell John Benkovich Larry Benkovich Douglas Bergs Art Berquist Lyle Berguist Members of the Junior Class Lead School In Marilyn Berrisford Sue Berta Donald Bewley George Bewley Paulette Bienko Stephen Bigler Gloria Bindas Kitty Bjorklund Corky Blackman Lynn Blackman Helen Blair Van Blair Carole Blessing Brian Board Dawn Bocken Ken Bocken Ken Bogert Steve Boskovich Dawn Bowman Jackie Boyles Beth Bradford Bill Brandenburg Roz Brenman Dennis Brooke Christine Brown James Bucko Ruth Buder Alan Burns Dallas Burton Sharon Buza Barbara Caldwell Kathy Callahan Bill Casey Carolyn Cergizan Larry Chaney Gary Chansler Wally Chappey Kenneth Charleston Bob Chorba Phyllis Chrisney Cheryl Clark Sylvia Clark Jim Clauson Ellen Cody Judy Collins Frank Colvin Pam Corman Alice Crary Marilyn Creekmore Nancie Creekmore Candy Crosby Marijo Cunningham Susan Cutler Harriet Czarnecki Ronald Deak Brian Doughman Patricia Dovey John Dowling Paula Dowling Teresa Drake Linda Drozdy Jack DuFrain Skip DuVall Scholastic Achievement, Extra-Curricular Activities Beverley Dye Margie Eades Tom Eatinger Laurie Echterling Nancy Eldridge Glenn Ellenburg David Ellison Christy Emrah Steve Enochs Noel Erickson Jennifer Evans Mary Ellen Federenko Vaughn Fitzgerald Arlene Fladeland Bob Florence Linda Foraker Linda Foss Bettie Freel Judy Freeman Betty Frink Barbara Frye Carla Frye Joanne Frye Linnea Furman Wayne Gallimore Linda Gay Shirley Gentry John George John Gerovac Pat Gilson George Girman Glynn Glad Janet Glasgow Debbie Glegg Pete Gombos Wanda Goodson Ron Grenda Gerry Gruska Paul Guzis Jim Halcarz Barbara Hallum Jean Hammersmith Ted Hargrove Mark Harvey Diana Havill Ellen Hawking Nancy Hawkins Steve Henderson Gary Hendricks Marci Henkhaus Jerry Herochik Linda Hess Priscilla Hess Diana Hetterscheidt Drew Hiduke Jim Hlavaty Ruth Ann Hopp Jenny Houchin Kris Houser Cynthia Iliff Linda Inglis Sue Ingram Don Irvin Juniors Complete Another Step Towards Becoming Gary Ison Ruth Jackowski Sondra Jacobs Don Jamison Robert Jamison Judy Jannsen Robyn Jantz Ken Jazyk Judy Jeneske Linda Johnson Veda Johnson Wilma Johnson Iona Johnstone Tim Kallok Greg Kelley Pat Kendzierski Lucy Kennedy Danny Kerr Jim Kiger Nancy Kingery Donna Kiraly Joan Kleihege Alan Knierieman Andrea Knish Michael Kocon John Kocur Linda Kohl Nancy Kolodziej Marcia Komar Joe Korba John Kosik John Kostyo Joe Krucina Tom Krughoff Candy Lake Linda LaSalle Jill Lassiter Carol Lee Larry Lee Carol Link Linda Long Joe Lubarski Carollyn Luchene Lynda Lucky Jim Mancos Bonnie Mang Richard Mann Henry Markowski Sandy Martin Bill Matthews Lynn Mayden Dan Mays Frank McCay Phyllis McCrea Susan Means Terry Mears Dennis Meding Shirley Meding Pat Mickey Jim Mihalic Jacqueline Mika Mike Miksich Harriet Miles Tomorrow’s Craftsmen, Businessmen, and Homemakers Brenda Miller Penny Moats Bonnie Mola Greg Molnar Dick Montgomery Mary Moore Kathy Mueller Jill Murchek Cinda Myres Allen Nagy Shirley Neel Marlene Nelson Dave Oberle Larry Odegard Janis Olsen Karen Oster Cecil Palmer Joanne Palmer Sandi Parrish Tom Parrish Mark Paswinski Rick Paswinski Yvonne Pecelin Tom Perzanowski Janet Peterson Ken Pierson Joe Plumer Walter Popiela Margaret Preston Gerald Prince Larry Pucalik Donna Puett Ron Purdy Nancy Quinn Carole Rae Marcia Randolph Alice Reichardt Warren Reinhardt Susan Relinski Jack Repay Cheryl Reynolds Terry Reynolds Ralph Rhodes Tom Rich Sharon Rivich Eileen Robinson Tom Robinson Dianne Rogus Paula Rosenau Jo Rudesill Debby Ruff Terry Ruhs Joseph Rush Zbig Rybicki John Rycerz Bill Sabo Jeanne Sankowski Jeanne Savage Larry Schmokel Bill Schoenborn Sharon Schreiber Dave Schuman Paul Scott Junior Executive Board Organized Class Activities Rick Scott Rick Segraves Jim Shabi Nancy Shadoan Sharon Shanley Carol Shanta Charleen Shanta Barbara Sharpe Jack Sheline Russ Shepard Jim Sherer Don Sickles Sharon Sickles A1 Sikich Jim Silaghi Jim Siple Bev Smith Tom Smith Maureen Smolen Pat Sopo Janet Spencer Karen Spies Nancy Stpudic Kathy Summerlot Rosemary Stahl Kay Stanton Doug Starewicz Judith Stewart Larry Stout Larry Strayer Rich Struhs Mike Stuckey Terry Sullivan Tim Sumner Robert Szczepanski JR. EXECUTIVE BOARD members are — FRONT ROW: T. Perzanowski, G. Glad, B. Zimmerman, J. Tomsic, R. Berg. BACK ROW: F. McKay, P. Scott, J. Bucko, L. Furman, M. Cun¬ ningham, J. J e n e s k e, W. Johnson, C. Rae, L. Inglis, and class officers K. Tee- garden, D. Ward, G. Bew- ley. Gary Taggart Pam Talmadge Susan Tate Brad Taylor Kathy Teegarden Mike Teeling Kristine Tenkely Diane Thatcher Doris Thielen Beverly Thomas Charles Thompson Diane Thompson John Thompson Glen Tiller Jim Tomsic Tom Toomey Christine Toth Nancy Toth Pamela Townsend Doris Travis Ron Turner Jill Virag Richard Volbrecht James Wagner Warren Walle Jane Walsh Don Ward Mary Lynn Waters Elmer Watson Louis Weber James Wells Richard Welsh Bonnie Wheatman Barbara White John White Linda White Loretta Wiechecki Cindy Williams Pat Williams Richard Winders Laurie Wing John Wiseman Gayle Ywanow Janice Zea Linda Zellers Bob Zimmerman Marcel Zlotnik 127 SOPHOMORE OFFICERS are Pres. Tom Kerr, Sec. Bev. Sheaks, and Vice-Pres. Donna Nelson. Sophomore Class Officers Guide Student Activities As this year’s sophomores grew accus¬ tomed to their new stations in life, they also became aware of Morton and its many oppor¬ tunities in each field — academics, sports, friendship, and social activities. Sports events became more important to each member of the class as sophomores entered the ranks of varsity athletes. Social life and companion¬ ship, too, became more important to each sophomore as he attended dances such as the Inaugural Ball and the Winter Formal. School work grew harder and more time-consuming, but there was always time for relaxation. MORTON STUDENTS buy and wear mums for both Sectional and Homecoming games. Sophomores Donna Nelson and Kathy Creek- more try on theirs after the pep rally pre¬ ceding basketball Sectionals. 128 Charles Adams Mark Agnini Lynda Aker Terry Anderson Kathy Argadine Emily Austin Nancy Baasse Chester Bailor Roberta Balka Ilene Balog Michael Barta Andrea Batsel Paul Bauck Charles Bell Brian Bement Don Benton Dennis Berard Adele Bernacki Dorothy Bienko Chris Biewenga David Biro Michael Black Larry Bogner Kathy Borsits Carol Bowersox Bill Bowley Jim Bowley Lenore Brandenburg Sophs Achieve Academic Excellence and Social Stability Tom Brouillette Jim Brownewell Fred Bruner William Bucko Ilona Bujaki Nancy Butoryak Theresa Castro Nancy Chamberlain Darrell Chaney Susan Charette Barbara Chess Linda Chigas James Clapp Dale Coapstick Penny Cole David Coppage John Cornelison Linda Cotterell Linda Crawford Cookie Creekmore Teresa Davis Dennis Dawson Pam Detvay Sue Dietrich Linda Dyar Mark Eastwood Martha Eastwood Larry Eaton Viola Eaton Lynne Ecklund Lucia Fabris Diane Fedak Doug Fix Jackie Flickinger Linda Ford Joseph Fozkos Bob Franklin Barb Fredericks Pat Gardner Jim Gasvoda Kathy Grenda Tim Groat Gerry Guiden Eileen Hamerla Ralph Harrison Kathy Hayduk Tony Heavener Beverly Hendricks Candy Hess Steve Hether James Hines Kathy Hmurovich Elaine Hoggatt Laurie Hudzik Patricia Idzik Melanie Ignazito Ed Ingram Wyona Ingram Karen Ison Sandy Jarvis Larry Jillson Janice Johnson Linda R. Johnson Ja j Academic, Sport, and Social Opportunities Surround Linda S. Johnson Margaret Johnson Joseph Kapciak Sharon Katzberg Pam Kenady Diane Kerr Tom Kerr Lorraine Kicinski Karen Klebofski Ann Kliza Melvin Klopsch Paul Klopsch Sharon Knaver Mary Beth Knight Barbara Knoche Bill Kohler Diane Kozdras Eleanor Krughoff Mardy Lamski Kenneth Laud Marilyn Lelito Sandy Lomax Mary Jo Mandernack Geraldine Marlatt Linda Marlow Bonita Matlock Marcie Maybaum Bob McAnally Linda McMillan Jack McQueen Stephen Mecyssne Tim Mecyssne Kathy Mehok Jane Miller Marilyn Miller Annette Montpetit Mary Ann Mosko Linda Munro Donna Nelson Tom O’Brien Mike Oldenberg Craig Olsen Judith Orahood Steve Orban Judy Osborne Lu Etta Parks Tony Paskevich Tim Patai Dave Peleschak Pat Peschke Steve Peterson Mike Pettis Paul Piekarczyk Marge Pieramico Patricia Pierson Tim Pierson Paulette Polochak Martin Popagain Carol Popiela James Premeske Judy Quandt Michaeline Rackaczy Freddie Randall Sophomores ii Mona Reid Debbie Reynolds Barbara Rhea Rodney Rich Melinda Rodgers Janice Rosenberry Bob Russell Steve Saksa Nancy Scepkowski Morton Schlesinger Beverly Schultz Rick Schwartz Ronald Segally Stella Seno James Severa Cindy Shafer Barb Sharpe Bev Sheaks Debbie Sheldon Cecelia Sherer Len Sherwinski Ray Skamay Karen Sklanka Lex Smith Ruth Ann Smith Catie Stanley Randall Starewicz Barbara Steele Sharon Stephenson Joy Stoddard Jill Stodgel Jacqueline Stok Shirley Stout Darlene Strayer Dianne Sutherland Phil Svabik Mary Ann Szafarczyk Kenneth Szot Nancy Thielen Fred Tobias Alton Travis Steve Vadas Ron Volbrecht Lee Wade Shirley Wallace Richard Ward Pam Waters Ruth Wells Jerry White Linda Wieneke Pam Wiggins Lois Williams Ted Williams Linda Wojcik Tim Wolf Phillip Wozniak Marilyn Yeoman Dennis Yuhasz Karen Zackiewicz Janet Zgunda New Ailment, ‘Beatlemania,’ Spreads Through School THE BEATLES may not be Mr. Moll’s favorites, but he does show his disapproval of students looking at Beatle magazines during study hall. Absorbed in the book are sophs Mary Mosko, Linda Munro, Sue Dietrich, Shar¬ on Knaver, and Mel Ignazito. 132 Freshmen Voters Become Good Citizens of Tomorrow FRESHMAN OFFICERS are President Mort Schlesinger, Secretary Diane Burke, Vice-President David Mus- toe. This year’s freshman class had many ex¬ citing things to do. Besides meeting new friends, as freshmen they had study halls and gym classes every day for the first time. Lock¬ er combinations were confusing and trouble¬ some to new students. As 9B’s and 9A’s they had fewer subjects than in junior high but a much tougher schedule to maintain. In September freshmen were introduced to Morton’s facilities when they took part in the “Big-Brother, Big-Sister Program” sponsored by the Morton Student Association. FRESHMEN have the priv¬ ilege and the obligation to vote for their class officers and senators for the first time. Hazel Witte, Jack Mar- tain, Terry Rhodes, Lois Hopp, Paul Guiden, and Cheryl Pickette take advan¬ tage of this opportunity. Janice Agnini Eva Maria Aksentijevic Kathy Ally Garold Anderson Jean Anderson Sandra Armstrong Margaret Astolas Lynn Bagley Betty Bakker Bonnie Bakker Greg Banka James Bardoczi Pamela Barnett Jerry Bartlett Carol Basso Kenneth Bastasich Rick Bates Susan Becker Linda Bell Penny Benkovich Tom Bergs Sherry Bewley Terry Bewley Sheila Bigler Ken Biro Diane Bjorklund Laura Bjorklund Marsha Blackman Members of Freshman Class Enter High School With Pat Bobich Janice Bobin Diane Bocken Jerry Bogner Pat Bond Mary Ann Boyle Debbie Briggs Linda Brockus Cecilia Brown Shelley Brown Janet Bruner Diane Burke Maurine Burkland i Burton Larry Busby Karen Canady Glenn Cantwell Jacquelyn Carr Cindy Carter Joyce Carter Vince Catania Kathy Cergizan Sue Chalkus Tony Charette Don Chesney David Christmann Diane Christy Marcia Clark Joyce Clauson Lola Comforti John Constant Terry Cooke Gerald Crosby Mary Lou Czarnecki Diana Daun Mary Louise Davis Scott Decker Bob Detterline Raymond Drake Eugene Drangmeister Randy Drummond David Dziadon Dorothy Ellis Richard Ellison Ed Fergusen Jerry Finley Ava Flick Kenneth Foss Allen Frankovich Shirley Fredericks James Frink Jimmy Casaway Lee Gasparino Jo Ann Gearman Thomas George Tom George Jim Gerovac Roland Gincauskas Gerry Girman Roberta Gomez Dorothy Goodson Harold Goodwin Laurie Gregar Many Expectations and Plans for the Future Warren Griggs Charles Guzis Betsy Harris Charles Hedinger Frank Hendron Paul Hensley Sharon Hicks Pat Hlavaty Joe Hooper Lois Hopp Don Jacko Mike Jackson Edward Johnson Kathy Johnson Sandy Johnson Linda Jusko Ardis Kaufman Jack Keilman Jerry Kelly Eddie Kendzierski Paulette Kennard Walt Knish Helen Kohler Douglas Koliboski Richard Kominiack Marikay Kosik Linda Kramer Karol Kras John Labuda Patty Lancaster Pat Laskowski Steve Laurion Kenny Laviolette Mary Leese Edward Lipke 135 Vicki Longawa Linda Love Sharon Love Linda Lowrance Terry Luchene Joanne Makowski Linda Mansfield Charlotte Marlow Cynthia Marshall Jack Martin June Matrinetz Daryl Mattox Carol McCarty Linda McDermott Linda McDougal Linda McTaggart Martha Mechei John Merchant Ronald Meseberg Dan Messenger Keith Miller Barbara Milner Gerry Mitchell Bernice Mola Cecilia Myers Marilyn Myers Janice Nagy Margaret Nelson Freshmen Students Discover Lockers Difficult Linda Nichols Roberta Nicksich Duane O’Donnell Tim O’Neal Charles Parks Michael Pepelea JoAnn Peters Cheryl Pickett Kathie Piwowar David Popiela Melanie Powers Linda Press Barbara Raibourn Kathleen Randhan Sharon Randolph Terry Raymond Norma Reitz Terry Rhodes Rose Rogers Jim Rospond Mary Russell Charlene Sabo James Sawyer Lynn Schwartz Pamela Scott Pam Sewell Leslie Seydel Marylou Sheldon Fred Shinkle Philip Skager Robert Skaggs Terry Skertich Chris Skorupa Susan Smaron Quentin Smith 136 James Spencer Jane Stafford Jean Stafford Sharon Strayer Leonard Sunde Jim Swanson Carolyn Szafarczyk Mary Tagliareni Jennifer Tobakos Steve Tomich Don Townsend Larry Tucker Barbara Tussey Mark VanAtta Mary Beth Vandenbemden Kathy Vlahos Sharon Walkenhorst Elaine Walkowiak Thomas Watson Jean Weber Ida Wells Joyce Wells Anna Whitaker Jerry White Ken White Wesley White Warren Wieneke Dale Williams “SPRING CLEANING” is a common chore for freshmen. Here several discover the unfathomable amounts of “junk” in one locker. Keep Clean Don Williams Kenneth Williams Linda Williams Jerry Winders Becky Wing Garry Wiseman Hazel Witte Betty Woerner Donna Wright Valarie Wright To Open, Even Principal Becker Begins Blueprints for New School As a team Charles B. Chidester and Wil¬ liam A. Volk, administrative assistants, work together in assisting Mr. Becker in school management. As a counselor for Morton students, Mr. Chidester has charge of the activity program and the master teacher’s schedule. Mr. Chi¬ dester received his B.A. from Yale Univer¬ sity and his M.A. from the University of Ken¬ tucky. In charge of discipline, Mr. Volk aids Mr. Chidester in the guidance program and group testing. Mr. Volk received his B.S. degree from Valparaiso University and his M.A. from the University of Chicago. ASSISTANTS TO THE PRINCIPAL, Mr. William Volk and Mr. Charles B- Chidester, aid Mr. Becker in school administration. They also share in giving guidance and tests. Mr. W. Winston Becker, principal of Morton, supervises an efficient administrative staff. The job of principal can be compared to public relations work if one considers Mr. Becker’s daily duties. He must approve stu¬ dent activities and supervise all actions of the school. This year he is also busy attending numerous administrative meetings with the new superintendent. Our principal spends many hours co-or¬ dinating plans and blueprints for the new Morton School. He has also instituted a split lunch-hour system to ease pressure on the over-crowded cafeteria and study halls. He also reports ideas and issues brought up at school board meetings. MORTON’S PRINCIPAL, Mr. W. Winston Becker, spend a great part of his day approv¬ ing papers and communications at his desk. 138 Superintendent and School Board Set School Policy During his first year as Superintendent of the Hammond Public School System, Dr. Joseph L. Hendrick, along with his two as sistants, Mr. M. H. Thorsen and Dr. 0. L. Rapp, has encouraged the continued progress of Hammond Schools, and has provided the necessary leadership for the school admini¬ strators in the city. Dr. Hendrick, formerly Superintendent of Schools at Ossining, New York, stated he will “not be satisfied unless the Hammond Public Schools are the finest in the country.” He has already introduced the use of an IBM com¬ puter system to expedite student program scheduling in all city high schools. Among its various duties, the school board approves the plans for the new Morton School, appropriates funds for the school bud¬ get, and passes bills concerning the welfare of the school city. A new school board was elect¬ ed this fall, but will take office next year. A familiar figure in the downtown of¬ fice, business manager Donald Gavit, plans to retire this year after 28 years of service. PRESENT SCHOOL BOARD members are Mrs. T. Allen, Dr. H. Eggers, Mr. L. Bereolas, Mrs. L. Stern, and Mr. C. Scott. 139 Teachers Show Various Interests Through Hobbies, 140 wSS? U VaSity MR. LOUIS GREGORY L Orchestral ’ Chicago Musical Summer Jobs, Vacations, and Outside Activities Bsrjer c ' ’MS : Faculty Enjoys Teaching, Working with Students MR. JOHN MELTON Music Department; B.A., Valparaiso M.A.. Northwestern- University; Sponsor Twirlers. University; MISS BARBARA MILLER Music Department; B.S., M.S., Indiana State Teach¬ ers College; Sponsor — Glee Club, Choruses, Choir. MR. HANS MOLL Math Department; B.A., Valparaiso University; M.S., Indiana University. MR. ROY MOOREHEAD ernment-Economics Club. MRS. HARRIETTE M. MOYLAN English Department; B.S., Massachusetts S t a t Teachers College; Sponsor — Public Relations. MR. ED MUSSELMAN Math Department; B.S.. ; Sponsor — Hi-Y. Indiana tZS ST- ' n,ino,s 142 MR. STEVE OSBORN Science and Athletics Departments; B.S., Indiana State Teachers College; Coach — Freshman Foot¬ ball. MRS. MARY J. PETTERSON MR. JULIAN H. RASMUSSEN Science Department; B.S., Roosevelt University; Sponsor — Photo Club, Zoology Club. Teachers Get Welcome Respite With Midday Meal Across the hall from the cafeteria is the teachers’ lunchroom. Unlike the students, the teachers have a full hour for lunch in which they can discuss student problems and teach¬ ing methods. Here the teachers are able to take time out from an often exhausting sched¬ ule for lunch and conversation. Since this small room is also used as a classroom, the teachers must “evacuate” after sixth hour. Nevertheless, the teachers’ cafeteria is still t he faculty’s “refuge” from the vigorous, energetic student body. ENJOYING THEIR LUNCH are several members of Morton’s faculty. At noontime a var¬ iety of tempting lunches await teachers as well as students. 143 MORTON’S OFFICE STAFF Mrs. Payne, Mrs. Reynolds, Mrs. Stryzinski, and Mrs. Pink have the job of keeping the school running smoothly. Office and Cafeteria Staffs Meet Student Needs Efficient office workers maintain and control the school office. They forward im¬ portant office calls to Mr. Becker and super¬ vise intra-school communication. Tardiness slips and reports of delinquency from classes are also checked in the office. Mrs. Reynolds, overseer of the bookstore, sees that all funds are handled promptly and properly. The six cafeteria workers are kept busy by the Governors’ appetites. Well-balanced meals are served twice during each of 4th, 5th, and 6th hours on the new split lunch hour pro¬ gram. The cafeteria is self-sufficient except for the food received from the government. The posted prices give the buyer a chance to see what’s cookin’. CAFETERIA STAFF MEMBERS Mrs. M. Shadoan, Mrs. A. Konyu, Mrs. L. Garson, Mrs. B. Johnson, Mrs. E. Warkentien, and Mrs. H. Shock take responsibility in preparing hot noon-time meals for the hundreds of hungry Morton students. 145 ApmTMilllKKS As 1964 drew to a close, the Governors looked forward with aniticipation to a " new " school. Blueprints were being drawn up for a new Morton High; this year ' s juniors expect to be the last class to graduate from the old building. The seniors, however, have already " sold " the old school to the junior high, who will occupy Morton after the high school is moved. The seniors found that ads save time and trouble when one wants to find information quickly or sell something to the Governors. Governors use and appreciate the ads in the Top Hat. Their interest in good communication helps make Morton what it is— the Governors ' Mansion. 147 BEST WISHES TO THE CLASS OF 1964 FROM PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY 148 On top of car: T. Hopman, F. Coapstick In Car: R. Howerton, J. Jewett, D. Starewicz No matter where you sit Hamburgers from McDonald’s taste good! MCDONALD ' S DRIVE-IN 7443 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 4-2370 Hammond, Indiana TRUST YOUR HOME TO 78 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE Consumers ROOFING COMPANY, INC. H.R-GLUTHsSONS Industrial - Residential - Commercial • Sheet Metal Work • Blown-In Insulation • Waterproofing We 2-3304 2323 - 165th St. Ti 4-9159 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 Mr. Ooms, Wayne Capalby, Jill Virag You always learn a little more when you shop at HIGHLAND MOTORS 2945 Jewett 838-3400 Highland, Indiana 149 WOODMAR A YOUNG STORE SERVING A YOUNG COMMUNITY 6600 Indianapolis Boulevard, Hammond Shop Monday 12 to 9; Thursday and Friday 9:30 to 9 Other days 9:30 to 5:30 You’ll always find sweet things in our pastries! Need a Party Cake? CALL PATTY CAKE! Corner of 173rd and Chestnut Ti 5-1422 Hammond, Indiana THOMAS ' NORGE CLEANING VILLAGE For Fast Dependable Service 6323 Kennedy 844-9624 Hammond, Indiana Compliments of BOCKEN FUNERAL HOME 7042 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-1600 Hammond, Indiana Ford Authorized Parts and Service 5603 Hohman Avenue We 2-0649 Hammond, Indiana 150 Larry Lessie SIGNS ) 6221 KENNEDY AVENUE Tilden 4-0623 HAMMOND, INDIANA VAN SENUS AUTO PARTS Hessville ' s headquarters for auto parts and complete machine shop 6920 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-2900 Hammond, Indiana J. W. MILLIKAN, INC. SPORTING GOODS CAMERAS — RECORDS — PHONOGRAPHS TELEVISION — APPLIANCES 449 State Street WE 1-2760 Hammond, Indiana 151 The Best service is found at this sign! BLOOMBERG INSURANCE AGENCY Just step in . . . It’s that easy to own a new Pontiac at SHAVER PONTIAC 5800 Hohman Ave. We 2-0080 2732 - 169th Street Hammond, Indiana Ti 4-3284 Hammond, Indiana Paul Lewin and Roger Rollins Always dress right and dress in style Whether your needs be masculine or feminine! JL CWtihsL tfoA, JthsL ShWlpL (DAQAAZA! lAinrU CONVENIENT LOCATIONS East Chicago Whiting Indiana Harbor Munster Dunhill Formal Attire Hammond 152 As a member of the Sen¬ ior Class, very soon you will be making a decision regarding a big step into the future. Perhaps your decision will be to go on for fur¬ ther education. Or it may be, you will be looking for the job of your choice. In either event, this deci¬ sion will affect and shape your future life in many ways. Regardless of what you decide, we hope that the Inland Steel Company will be a part of your future. Many graduates are currently involved in successful careers here at the Harbor Works as part of the nation’s basic steel industry. Steel mill work today is highly complex, involving automated production lines which require people who can be trained in skilled jobs. Most of the jobs are in¬ volved directly in the steel¬ making process while others are available in the labora¬ tories or in various departmen¬ tal offices. Regardless of your interests, excellent opportunities exist with Inland Steel. In addition to excellent paying jobs and an out¬ standing benefit program, Inland offers a variety of on- the-job training programs plus the Purdue-Inland Program. This Program, offered to a full time employee, provides training in the areas of steelmaking, mechanics, and electricity. Plan nowto investigate the many opportuni¬ ties for your future with I nland Steel Company. WHAT IS IY0URI FUTURE? J. Cain, W. Ruff, D. Bianucci, F. Vintilla Fast Service — Good Food WOODMAR RESTAURANT 7027 Indianapolis Ti 4-9606 HILL’S CORNER Magazines — Newspapers — Candy All-Occasion Cards — School Supplies Footwear 6804 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-7226 Hammond, Indiana Hammond, Indiana 153 DRESSLER STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY 7003 Kennedy Avenue TI 5-1700 Hammond, Indiana CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF ’64 FROM MAYOR EDWARD C. DOWLING Don Bewley, Mike Hendricks, Bob Segally You always get this kind of service at BURGER ' S Ridge Road Columbia Ave. at State Line 165th St. Munster Hammond Both stores open Mon. through Sat., 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mr. Messman, Linnea Furman, Ruth Ann Baxley Wait no more for that special charm— WOODMAR JEWELERS has it now! 7012 Indianapolis WOODMAR JEWELERS AND GIFT SHOP Ti 4-5618 Hammond, Indiana 154 Skeeter Thompson and Greg Smith Joe Hirsch Fifty Two Fifty Two Hohman Hammond Get the coat that goes with anything! Lauren Hudzik and Cathy Grenda Luchene’s has everything the teenager needs to be a real teenager! LUCHENE ' S SPORT CENTER 6831 Kennedy Ave. Ti 4-6504 Hammond, Indiana THE HOUSE OF PIZZA Hours: 4 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Delivery: 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. 7008 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 4-6065 Hammond, Indiana Buy the pizza that is good in the making and Better in the eating! J. Alexander, R. McCrea, P. Polochak, L. Meseberg CARNEY ' S DAIRY and FOOD STORE Carney’s always bags ‘good eats’! Open 7 days a week! 3537 Orchard Drive Ti 4-9721 Hammond, Indiana Donna Kiraly and Becky Carney 155 GLOBE PRINTING High School Publications Publisher of “The Mortonite” 609 Chicago EX 7-1888 East Chicago, Indiana Joe Fozkos and Mort Schlesinger Get The Best View from SCHLESINGER REALTY COMPANY 7449 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 4-4747 Hammond, Indiana GREGORY ' S SUPERMARKET Serving Hessville With a Smile! 7244 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-3140 Hammond, Indiana Flowers For All Occasions jjP GLADISH FLORISTS 7034 Kennedy Ave. Ti 4-3013 Hammond, Indiana Sue Reno and Linda White Button, Button, Who’s Got the Button? Find It At HESSVILLE 5c 10c STORE 6803 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-9545 Hammond, Indiana 156 For Those Special Times, Always be in Style With Clothes From Dunhill B. Schoenborn and L. Zellers SEARS ROEBUCK CO. 452 State Street We 2-3620 Hammond, Indiana DUNHILL FORMAL ATTIRE 6947 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 4-5489 Hammond, Indiana S. Barnes, A. Reichardt, K. Teegarden, M. Hether There’s Always Plenty To Go Around at DEL ' S DAIRY QUEEN 6642 Kennedy Avenue Hammond, Indiana 7005-07 Indianapolis Boulevard Ti 5-0830 Hammond, Indiana Fast and Speedy Service At The Sign Of FERRIS STANDARD SERVICE STATION 6860 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-9728 Hammond, Indiana BOOSTER CLUB The Booster Club cheers the B-Team. Morton ' s Booster Club • Sponsors bus trips for out-of-town games. • Sells booster tags to support spring sports. • Maintains concession stands at football games. • Holds pep sessions and organizes cheering blocks at home games. 159 Kris Houser and Jane Walsh Don’t Mess It Up — Let Howell do it Right the First Time! HOWELL HARDWARE CO. 6641 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-6585 Hammond, Indiana Steve Banka and John Patai You Always Find What You Want At HESSVILLE DEPARTMENT STORE 6723 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-8142 Hammond, Indiana HAMMOND STUDIOS Adult Art Classes - Junior Art Classes Beginning and Advanced Academic Tutoring - High School Subjects 6219 Kennedy Ti 5-1331 PINT SIZE SHOP Your Neighborhood Schwinn Dealer 6415 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-6917 Hammond, Indiana Jackie Premuda, Gayle Fleischer, Mr. Carlson Let Mr. Carlson Show You The Latest Styles In Jewelry. CARLSON ' S JEWELRY 6821 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-9055 Hammond, Indiana Pat Peschke and Ilene Balog No One Ever Wants To Leave That Comfortable Furniture From SOLAN ' S GREENHOUSE FLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS FLOWERS BY WIRE 6804 Columbia Avenue We 2-8257 Hammond, Indiana Compliments of VIERK ' S FURNITURE 6727 Kennedy Ave. Ti 4-8320 Hammond, Indiana RAY ' S BARBER SHOP 6829 V 2 Kennedy LAKE FEDERAL SAVINGS Current Rate ° o Per Annum For Year-Round Heating Comfort Visit Each Account Insured up to $10,000. BYERS HEATING CO. 6213 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-8740 Hammond, Indiana 2734 169th Hammond, Indiana Ti 5-0220 161 162 VIRGIL HUBER FUNERAL HOME Hammond’s Beautiful Funeral Home Ambulance Service Kennedy Avenue at 171st Street Ti 4-1278 Hammond, Indiana Bob Imborek and Gayle Ywanow LOGAN’S FORMAL WEAR LELITO SONS HARDWARE Special Student Rates — Make Reservations Early 5315 Hohman Avenue We. 1-5070 6949 Kennedy Avenue Ti 4-1375 Hammond, Indiana Hammond, Indiana Congratulations To The Class of ' 64 6815 Kennedy Avenue Hammond, Indiana Ti 4-6877 163 JACK’S CARRY OUT SPECIALIZING IN CHICKEN — SHRIMP — FISH 6602 Kennedy Avenue TI 4-3032 Hammond, Indiana Get the clothes the models wear at Minas! EDWARD C. MINAS CO. 460 State Street We. 2-1800 Hammond, Indiana NATURAL COLOR • Portraits • Weddings • School • Proms • Graduation • Family For those who appreciate the finest HI-FI PHOTOCOLOR STUDIO E. A. SWANKEN . . . Award Winning Photographer 5905 Calumet Ave. 932-4580 Hammond, Indiana SHARON MAE’S 6940 Kennedy Avenue Hammond, Indiana 164 Paints - Tools - Electrical - Plumbing Builder’s Hardware - Housewares - Keys Glass - Garden Equipment LINDY ' S HARDWARE 6220 Kennedy Ti 4-4520 Hammond, Indiana Sue Zaher, Barbara Kovera, Mr. Miller See Miller Realty for the site that best suits your needs! MILLER REALTY 7002 Indianapolis Ti 4-6560 Hammond, Indiana MERCANTILE NATIONAL BANK OF HAMMOND Member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Now Three Convenient Offices 5243 Hohman Avenue 7227 Calumet Ave. 7250 Indianapolis Blvd. Hammond, Indiana Compliments of MORTON ADULT ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION Officers of the 1963-64 year: Mr. Phillip Board, President Mrs. Carl Creekmore, Vice President Mrs. Sara Banka, Secretary Mr. Ed Stryzinski, Treasurer ONE STOP SHOPPING BOB’S BARBER SHOP 6914 Kennedy Avenue SHOPPING CENTER 165th Indianapolis - Hammond Hammond, Indiana HOOSIER STATE BANK OF INDIANA Hammond - Schererville MEMBER OF F.D.I.C. 28 Wonderful Stores Eager to serve you! 479 State St. U.S. Route 41 30 Woodmai 4204 Calumet Ave. 5255 Hohman Ave. Shopping Center r ijoWv FAT BOY DININC ROOM Jowl. and Wjoudha. O ' Sullivan. INVITE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TO BE THEIR GUESTS AWAY FROM HOME John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1917-1963 " If we are strong, our strength will speak for itself — if we are weak, words will be of no help. " — John F. Kennedy The Undelivered Speech at Dallas November 22, 1963 168 About the 1964 Top Hat Dear Governors, A yearbook is a memory book, and this Top Hat is filled with memories for the staff—memories of such things as the confusion on picture taking day, the many times we spilled the rubber cement, and the many, many times headlines just wouldn ' t fit. We will remember leaving layouts at home, trying to index the entire book in one day, cropping the pix that never would fit the layout, searching for pica rulers, fighting for pica rulers, and the horrible time we had only one cardboard ruler to our name. We will remember losing grease pencils, not understanding the slide rule, and not under¬ standing both Mrs. Stock and printer Mr. Larry Wells. We ' ll remember the pictures lost in the photo lab, the pictures lost in the Top Hat room, the editor ' s basket on deadline day, how we produced 90 pages in two weeks, and our worries about delivery. Yes, there are many things to remember about this year ' s Top Hat, but what will stand out most in our memory is the joy and pride we feel in having been allowed to create a yearbook for Morton ' s students. We hope you, too, will remember this book. Sincerely yours. ouAer Kris Houser, Editor Staff Editor.Kris Houser Assistant Editor .. Audrey Dixon Business Manager. Marie Johnson Advertising Editor.Lu Etta Parks Assistant Ad Editor . Sandi Parrish Academics Editor.Andrea Knish Clubs Editor . Mary Hethei 1 Sports Editor . Bill Hunziker Senior Class Editor.Linda Foster Underclass and Faculty Editor. Ruth Ann Hopp Ass’t Underclass Editor . Sharon Barnes Photo Editors.Madeline Barabas, Jeanette Bundy Photographers.Bob Gyurko, Jerry Weber Make-Up Editor.Jo Anne Sherman Index Editor.Kathy Teegarden “Edge” Editors. Dawn Bocken, Roz Brenman, Linda Chigas, Sue Cutler, Bob Florence, Marci Henkhaus, Carla Frye, Sharon Shanley, Paula Rosenau, Bev Sheaks, Chris Toth, Jill Virag Typists . Barbara Bobich, Mariann Mansavage Acknowledgements Advisor . Mrs. Helen Stock Business Advisor. Miss Janet Walcott Photo Advisor.Mr. Julian Rasmussen Underclass Pictures . Andros Studios Senior and Organization Pictures .... Bodie Studios Activities Pictures . Morton Photo Club Prom Pictures . Hi-Fi Studios Sports Formals . Wheeler Studios Index Abel, Bill 66, 91, 122 Acheson, Joan 122 Adams. Carleen 42. 55, 61. 62 Adams. Charles 53, 78, 85, 88. 129 Agnini, Janice 57, 134 Agnini, Mark 50, 52, 57, 66, 67, 129 Aker, Lynda 57, 63. 129 Aksentijevic. Eva 134 Alexander, Mr. Ernest 140 Alexander, Joyce 40, 53, 55, 102, 155 Allen, Beverly 70 Allen. Sharon 70, 122 Ally, Kathy 134 Andersen, Gary 40, 46, 68, 122 Anderson, Garold 134 Anderson, Jean 66, 134 Anderson, Terry 77, 80, 83, 93, 129 Andres, Jeff 74, 77, 86, 122 Argadine, Kathy 57, 95, 129 Armstrong. Joellyn 56, 58, 122 Armstrong, Sandra 134 Arnold, Elizabeth 46, 57, 58, 61, 66, 102 Art Club 71 Arthur. Linda 60 Arvay, Jo Ann 44, 46, 70, 122 Astolas, Margaret 55, 57, 134 Austin, Emily 67, 129 Austin, Gary 55, 64 Baasse, Nancy 42, 62, 63, 129 Badovinac. Helen 46, 67, 70 Bagley, Garry 47, 74, 88, 122 Bagley, Lynn 134 Bailey, David 69, 87, 88, 122 Bailor, Chester 48. 56. 61. 93, 129 Baker. Mr. John 27. 67, 140 Bakker, Betty 97, 134 Bakker, Bonnie 97, 134 Bakker, Joyce 97, 122 Bakker, Mary 53, 102 Bales, Janet 20, 61, 70, 102 Balka. Roberta 129 Ball. Laura 42, 122 Balog, Ilene 62. 63, 129, 161 Banas, Larry 68, 122 Banka, Steve 67, 74, 80, 83, 122, 160 Banovich, Peggy 56. 102 Barabas. Madeline 27, 43, 45, 49, 122 Bardoczi, James 68. 78, 134 Barkowski. Norb 37, 63, 102 Barnes, Sharyn 45, 49, 122, 157 Barnett, Pamela 134 Barney. Betty 70, 122 Barr, Carl 122 Barrix. Sharon 60, 68, 122 Barron, Dave 78 Barron, Russ 8, 28, 47, 74, 100, 102, 162 Barta, John 47, 74, 77 Barta, Mike 129 Bartlett, Jerry 134 Basso, Tony 74, 77, 122 Basso, Betty 70, 102 Basso. Carol 134 Bastasich, Kenneth 78, 134 Bates, Rick 134 Batsel. Andrea 129 Bauck, Paul 61. 62, 129 Baxley, Ruth Ann 27,46,59,61,66,122,154 Becker, Susan 58, 134 Becker, Mr. W. Winston 8, 138 Beckman. Janice 60 Becky. Kathy 71. 102 Beilby. Barbara 58, 60, 66, 122 Bell. Charles 59, 129 Bell, Dianna 122 Bell. Kim 63 Bell, Linda 58, 67, 134 Bement, Brian 129 Benjamin, Miss Glenda 59, 140 Benko, Paulette 42. 122 Benkovich, John 122 Benkovich, Larry 53, 122 Benkovich, Penny 134 Bennett, Ann 103 Benton, Don 40, 129 Berard, Dennis 85, 93, 120, 129 Berdis, Ben 103 Berg, Reinhold 74, 77, Bergs, Doug 122 Bergs, Tom 134 Bernacki, Adele 129 127 , 87, 134 Berquist, Art 36, 122 Berquist, Lyle 122 Berrisford, Marilyn 58, 61, 97, 122 Berta, Susan 66, 122 Besch, Mr. Howard 52, 140 Bewley. Don 55, 122, 154 Bewley, Geo. 18,24,46,68,79,91,121,122,127 Bewley, Sherry 58, 61, 97, 134 Bianucci, Doreen 12,20,40,44,45,70,103,153 Bicanic, Becky 103 Bienko, Dorothy 40, 56, 129 Biewenga, Chris 57, 64, 129 Bigler, Sheila 134 Bigler, Steve 52, 122 Bindas. Gloria 122 Biology Club 53 Biro, David 69, 79, 93, 129 Biro, Ken 55, 63, 134 Biscan, Bob 77. 88 Bishop, Alvie 71, 103 Bishop, Glenda 53, 100, 103 Bittner. Jess 103 Bjorklund, Diana 134 Bjorklund, Kitty 10, 55, 122 Bjorklund, Laura 58, 62, 134 Black, Michael 129 Blackman, Corky 122 Blackman, Lynn 5, 122 Blackman. Marsha 134 Blair, Helen 122 Blair, Van 77, 122 Blessing, Carol 62, 63, 122 Blumenhagen, Jeff 61, 69 Board. Brian 122 Bobich, Barbara 42, 56, 103 Bobich, Pat 134 Bobin, Janice 58, 62, 134 Bocken, Dawn 65, 122 Bocken, Diane 40, 58, 134 Bocken, Ken 17, 67, 77, 80, 83, 88. 122; Bogert, Ken 122 Bogner, Jerry 26, - Bogner, Larry 74, 77, 87, ] Bogucki, Judy 103 Bond, Pat 65, 134 Bonebrake, Mrs. Lena 140 Booster Club 49 Borsits, Kathy 56, 129 Boskovich, Steve 69, 122 Bowersox, Carol 61, 129 Bowley, Bill 129 Bowley, Jim 129 Bowman. Dawn 122 Boyle, Mary Ann 57, 134 Boyles, Jacklyn 70, 122 Boyles, Terry 103 Bradford, Beth 122 Brakley, Judy 40 Brandenburg. Bill 77, 122 Brandenburg, Lenore 56, 96, 129 Brant, Diana 103 Brenman, Maureen 61, 103 Brenman, Roz 32,43,45,46,60,122 Briggs, Debbie 55, 65, 134 Britt, Susan 44, 45, 46, 56, 57, 103 Brockus, Linda 134 Bromels, Rich 52, 103 Brooke, Dennis 122 Brouillette, Tom 71. 129 Brown, Cecelia 65. 134 Brown, Christine 56, 61, 62, 68, 122 Brown, Shelley 134 Brown, Tim 37, 59. 61 Brownewell, Jim 129 Bruner, Fred 48, 129 Bruner, Janet 134 Buckman, Peggy 103 Bucko, Jim 28, 40, 52, 58, 122, 127 Bucko. Bill 129 Buder, Ruth 122 Bujaki, Ilona 65, 129 Bujwit, Jerry 40, 63, 104 Bundy, Jeanette 12, 42, 45, 46, 66, 10 Burcham, Freida 58 Burke. Diane 24, 58, 65, 97, 133, 134 Burkland, Maurine 95, 134 Bums, Alan 53, 122 Burton, Barbara 50, 59, 134 Burton, Dallas 46, 50, 52, 59, 66, 122 Busby, Bill 104 Busby, Larry 79, 134 Butoryak, Nancy 129 Buza, Sharon 46, 52, 61, 62, 122 c Cain, Jim 48, 100, 104, 153 Caldwell, Barbara 68, 122 Callahan, Kathy 56. 122 Camper, Darlene 58 Canady, Karen 134 Canner, Pam 104 Cantwell, Glenn 55, 63, 64, 134 Capalby, Wayne 47, 74, 86, 88, 104, 149 Carney, Becky 155 Carr, Jacquelyn 59, 134 Carrara, John 104 Carter, Cindy 65, 71, 134 Carter, Joyce 134 Casey, Bill 122 Casey, Bob 46, 63, 91, 104 Castro, Theresa 42, 58, 67, 129 Catania, Vincent 134 Cergizan, Carolyn 58, 66, 122 Cergizan, Kathy 97, 134 Certa, Jim 52 Chalkus, Susan 58, 134 Chamberlain, Nancy 11, 50, 71, 129 Chambers, Gail 104 Chaney, Darrell 74,76,80,81,83,88,129 Chaney, Larry 88, 122 Chansler, Gary 94, 123 Chapey, Wally 123 Chapman, Linda 70 Charette, Susan 129 Charette, Tony 55, 63, 134 Charleston. Ken 123 Chesney, Don 37, 63, 79, 85, 93, 134 Chess, Barbara 95, 129 Chidester. Mr. Charles 138 Chigas, Linda 65, 129 Chorba, Linda 70, 104 Chorba, Robert 63. 74, 77, 123 Chrisney, Phyllis 27, 44, 45, 66, 123 Christmann. David 134 Christy, Diane 134 Cinema Club 64 Clair, Miss Wilma 140 Clapp, Jim 93, 129 Clark, Cheryl 123 Clark. Marcia 134 Clark, Sylvia 63, 123 Clauson, Jim 11, 61, 62, 66, 123 Clauson, Joyce 58, 64, 67, 134 Coapstick, Dale 71, 77, 79, 129 Coapstick, Floyd 47, 74, 75, 104, 149 Cody, Ellen 55, 123 Colbert, Dennis 63 Colbert, Bob 63 Cole, Penny 129 Collins, Judy 123 Colvin, Frank 123 Comforti, Lola 65, 134 Concialdi, Mr. Frank 69, 140 Constant, Cheryl 104 Constant, John 42, 134 Cooke, Terry 58, 63, 65, 134 Coolidge, Mr. Robert 140 Coppage, David 87, 129 Corman, Pam 59, 123 Cornelison, John 50, 52, 66, 129 Costanza, Miss Miriam 140 Cotterell, Linda 129 Cowan, Cynthia 61 Cox, Sandra 61 Crary, Alice 56, 57, 61, 77, 123 Crawford, Linda 58, 129 Creekmore, Kathie 32, 128, 129 Creekmore, Marilyn 46,56,57,58,68,123 Creekmore, Nancy 17, 96, 123 Crist, Sharon 33 Crosby, Candy 70, 123 Crosby, Gerry 63, 78, 93, 134 Crowe, Ramona 8,12,41,46,49,50,52,96,104 Crownover, Cliff 69, 79 Cunningham, Marijo 56, 67, 123, 127 Curtis, Mike 74, 91 Cutler, Susan 27, 46, 49, 66, 123 Czarnecki, Harriet 123 Czarnecki, Mary Lou 10, 134 D Dailey, Bruce 69 Daun, Diana 42, 95, 135 Davich, Mike 104 Davis, Mary Louise 134 Davis, Teresa 129 Davis, Miss Virginia 140 Dawson, Dennis 68, 129 Deak, Ron 58, 68, 123 Debaters 52 Decker, Scott 79, 135 Dedelow, Dennis 67, 104 170 DeLau, Alan 93 DePeugh, Mr. Joseph 79, 80, 81, 140 Detterline, Bob 135 Detvay, Pam 59, 68, 129 Diehl, Judy 44, 70, 105 Dietrich, Gary 8, 41, 46, 53, 105 Dietrich, Susan 49, 128, 129 Dixon. Audrey 43, 45, 46, 100, 105 Dodd, Pat 42, 53, 100, 105 Doughman, Brian 77, 123 Dovey, Pat 40, 60, 66, 123 Dowling, John 123 Dowling, Paula 61, 67, 123 Drake, Raymond 67, 68, 78, 135 Drake, Theresa 123 Drangmeister, Eugene 135 Droke. Gene 105 Drozdy, Linda 123 Drummond, Randy 78, 85, 135 DuFrain, Jack 32, 44, 69. 123 Duggins, Sandy 42. 53, 105 DuVall Skip 86. 123 Dyar, Linda 129 Dye. Bev 42, 95, 123 Dziadon, David 71, 135 Eades, Marjorie 53, 123 Eastwood, Mark 59, 129 Eastwood, Martha 58, 61, 129 Eatinger, Tom 47, 74, 91, 92, 93, 123 Eaton, Don 55 Eaton, Larry 79, 129 Eaton, Tom 47, 86 Eaton, Viola 70, 129 Echterling, Laurie 70, 123 Echterling, Lucille 56, 105 Ecklund, Frances 46, 56, 57, 60, 105 Ecklund, Lynne 129 Edwards, Mr. Donn 54, 140 Egener, John 48 Eldridge, Nancy 123 Elgas, Mr. Stanley 140 Ellenburg, Glenn 123 Ellis. Dorothy 58, 62, 135 Ellis, Edwin 63 Ellison. Charles 123 Ellison, David 27, 63, 66 Ellison, Richard 135 Emrah, Christy 123 Enochs. Steve 123 Erickson, Noel 123 Estep, Ron 47, 86. 87, 92, 105 Evacko, Tom 33, 105 Evans, Jennifer 46, 60, 66, 123 Evans, Mr. Porter 94, 140 F Fabris, Lucia 71, 129 Farster, Jerry 46, 61, 64, 105 Fedak, Diane 129 Federenko, Mary Ellen 53, 123 Ferguson, Ed 135 Ferguson. Jim 47, 105, 88, 89, 120, 15 Ferrell. Ron 63 Finley, Jerry 78, 135 Finley, Judy 46, 57, 100, 105 Fitzgerald, Vaughn 123 Fix, Doug 129 Fladeland, Arlene 123 Fleischer, Bonnie 34 Fleischer, Gayle 52, 56. 58, 105, 160 Flick. Ava 135 Flickenger, Jackie 129 Florence, Bob 46, 52, 74, 123 Foraker. Linda 123 Ford, Linda 129 Foss, Ken 135 Foss, Linda 46. 57, 123 Foster, Linda 41, 43, 45, 46, 52, 100 Foxx, Maureen 105 Fozkos, Joe 78, 85, 130, 138, 156 Fralinger, Doug 66 Francis, Becky 30, 40. 106 Francis, John 78, 93 Franklin, Bobby 130 Frankovich, Allen 135 Fraser, Mr. Robert 140 Frederick, Dennis 106 Fredericks. Barb 130 Fredericks, Shirley 135 Freel, Betty 46, 56, 60, 123 Freeman, Judy 62, 63, 123 Freeman, Sue 53, 106 French Club 67 Friend, Beverly 106 Frink, Betty 68, 123 Frink, James 63 , 69, 135 Frunk, Kathy 106 Frye, Barbara 34, 96, 123 Fulton, Karen 106 Furman, Linnea 96, 123, 127, 154. Future Nurses 56 Future Teachers 56 G Gallimore, Barbara 12, 53, 97, 106 Gallimore, Wayne 40, 58, 61, 123 Games Club 69 Ganchiff, Marilyn 42, 53, 106 Gardner, Karen 40, 61 Gardner, Pat 63, 70, 130 Gartner, Mr. Joseph 30, 53, 141 Gasaway, Barbara 95 Gasaway, Jim 34, 135 Gasparino, Lee 135 Gasvoda, Jim 77, 80, 82, 83, 130 Gay, Linda 123 Gearman, Jo Ann 135 Gentry, Shirley 123 Georgas, Mr. Jack 78, 88, 141 George, John 123 George, Susan 48. 50, 52, 106 George, Thomas 78, 135 George, Tom 135 German Club 67 Gerovac, Jim 63, 79, 135 Gerovac, John 27, 41, 77, 123 Gholson, Clark 59. 61, 106 Gibson, Mr. Arthur 141 Gibson, Miss Laura 56, 141 Gilson, Pat 106, 123 Gincauskas. Roland 69, 135 Girls Chorus 59 Girls’ Club 70 Girman, George 46, 60, 79, 87, 123 Girman, Gerry 135 Glad, Glynn 68, 79, 123, 127 Glasgow, Janet 49. 67, 123 Glass. Nancy 52, 106 Glegg, Debby 42, 61, 123 Glover, Paula 65 Golec, Sharon 42, 67, 100, 106 Gollner, Mr. Robert 77, 86, 141 Gombos, Pete 123 Gombus, Leslie 46. 52, 100, 106 Gomez, Roberta 135 Goodson, Dorothy 58, 138 Goodson, Wanda 63. 124 Goodwin, Harold 29, 135 Goudge, Richard 48, 52, 64 Government Club 69 Grace, Mike 107 Graham, Shirley 65 Gray, Patsey 63 Gregar, Laurie 55, 135 Gregory, Mr. Louis 61, 141 Grenda, Carolyn 34, 53, 56, 107 Grenda, Kathy 130, 155 Grenda, Ron 46, 55, 68, 77, 124 Griggs, Warren 58, 135 Groat, Tim 130 Groves, Miss Marjorie 141 Gruska, Gerry 74, 124 Guiden, Geraldine 70, 130 Gulden. Mike 85 Guzis, Paul 68, 79, 124, 135 Gyurko, Bob 64, 107 H Halcarz, Jim 37,46,50.51,54,55,61,62,124 lall, Miss Judy 95, 141 lallum, Barbara 124 Hamerla, Eileen 130 Hammersmith. Jean 124 Hargrove, Ted 124 Harris, Betsy 58, 60, 135 Harrison, Ralph 68 Harsany, Jim 66 Harvey, Bill 78, 93 Harvey, Mark 74, 77, 85, 124 Hastings. Mrs. Jean 27, 141 Havill, Diana 70, 124 Hawking, Ellen 25, 44, 96, 124 Hawkins, Nancy 124 Hayduk, Kathleen 130 Hays, Mr. Ellis 30, 50, 52, 141 Heavener, Tony 130 Hedinger, Charles 135 Henderson, Steve 124 Hendricks, Bev 130 Hendricks, Mike 54. 55, 107, 154 Hendricks, Gary 66, 124 Hendron, Frank 63, 135 Hendron, Susan 42, 107 Henkhaus, Marci 49, 66, 124 Hensley, Paul 135 Herochik, Jerry 124 Herring, Linda 11 Hess, Candy 62, 63, 130 Hess, Linda 124 Hess. Priscilla 61. 68, 124 Hether, Mary 43, 45, 49, 52, 157 Hether, Steve 130 Hetterscheldt, Diana 124 Hicks. Ray 107 Hicks. Sharon 135 Hiduke, Drew 69, 74. 77, 87, 124 Hill, Ron 47, 74. 92, 107 Hines, Carol 53, 100, 107 Hines, Jim 130 History Club 68 Hl-Y 69 Hlavaty, Jim 41. 77, 91, 124 Hlavaty, Pat 95, 135 Hmurovich, Kathy 56, 130 Hoffman, Bob 79. 87, 91 Hoffman, Doug 78 Hoggatt, Curt 52, 107 Hoggatt, Elaine 130 Hogya, Dorothy 30, 52, 56, 107 Holly, Linda 34, 70, 107 Homner, Sandy 107 Hooper, Joe 63, 79, 135 Hopman, Tom 15, 17, 47, 74, 80, 81, 82, 83. 107, 120, 149 Hopp, Lois 97, 135 Hopp, Ruth Ann 40, 43, 45, 124 Horvath, Linda 44, 108 Houchin, Jenny 27, 44, 66, 124 Houser, Kristine 18, 41, 42, 43, 44. 45, 46, 50. 51. 57, 124, 160 Howell, Dewey 64 Howerton, Rich 74, 108, 149 Hudzik, Lauren 130, 155 Hull, Dan 74, 84, 88 Huls, Mr. Donald 32, 68. 141 Hunt, James 66 Hunter, Miss Mabel 141 Hunziker, Bill 43, 45, 46, 48, 108 Hurd, Tom 79 Hyde, Kenny 47,48.74,86,88,90,100,108 Idzik, Patricia 130 Ignazito, Melanie 66, 128, 130 Ignazito, Yvonne 30, 108 Iliff, Cynthia 52, 63, 124 Imborek, Bob 80, 83, 108, 163 Inglis, Linda 56, 124, 127 Ingram. Ed 31, 130 Ingram, Susan 63, 124 Ingram, Wyona 130 Irvin, Don 11, 54 " Ison, Gary 124 Ison, Karen 130 55, 124 J Jacko, Don 63, 135 Jackowski, Ruth 124 Jackson, Mike 58, 60, 135 Jacobs, Sondra 124 Jamison, Don 10, 50, 51, 54, 55, 124 Jamison, Robert 46, 51, 57, 61, 124 Jancich, Mr. Gregory 85, 88, 141 Janney, Gaye 63 Janssen, Judy 29, 46, 56, 61, 124 Jantz, Robyn 124 Jarosz, Joey 78 Jarvis, Sandy 41, 130 Jazyk, Ken 47, 74, 124 Jeneske, Judy 5,27,46,58,61,66,96,124.127 Jenkins, Rich 108 Jewett. Jim 47, 74, 86, 87, 108, 149 Jillson, Larry 63, 130 Johnson, Ed 78. 85, 135 Johnson, Janice 130 Johnson, Kathy 58, 65. 135 Johnson, Linda 42, 124 Johnson, Linda 130 Johnson, Margaret 97, 130 Johnson, Marie 42, 43, 56, 108 Johnson, Sandy 135 Johnson, Veda 124 Johnson, Wilma 66, 124, 127 Johnston, Danny 100, 108 Johnstone. Iona 124 Jordan. Mr. Ronald 26, 66, 141 Jusko, Linda 58, 135 Jusko, Paul 67 K Kailok, Tim 74, 77. 86, 124 Kaniuk, Joseph 108 Kapciak, Joe 58, 63, 130 Katzberg, Sharon 63, 70, 130 171 Kaufman, Ardis 31, 55, 97, 135 Keilman, John 69, 85, 135 Kelley, Gregory 46, 124 Kelly, Jerry 135 Kelly, Mrs. Norma 141 Kenady, Pam 58, 60, 130 Kendzierski, Eddie 63, 135 Kendzierski, Pat 56, 63, 65, 124 Kennard. Paulette 65, 135 Kennedy, Lucy 44, 45, 46, 56. 57, 124 Kepler, Mr. Fred 86. 87. 142 Kern, Barbara 70. 108 Kern, Linda 63 Kerr, Danny 124 Kerr, Diane 130 Kerr. Linda 70 Kerr, Tom 86, 128, 130 Kicho, Mary 34, 54, 108 Kicinski, Lorraine 58, 130 Kiger, Janet 108, 120 Kiger, Jim 59, 66. 124 King, Jim 63 Kingery, Nancy 59, 124 Kiraly. Donna 63, 67, 124, 155 Klebofski, Karen 56. 95, 130 Kleihege, Jo Ann 124 Kliza, Ann 130 Klopsch, Mel 130 Klopsch, Paul 53, 86. 130 Knaver, Sharon 40, 66, 130. 132, 162 Knierieman, Alan 66. 124 Knight, Carolyn 46, 56, 57. 61, 108 Knight, Mary Beth 56, 130 Knish, Andrea 40, 43, 45, 46, 50. 51, 5°, 57. 61. 124 Knish. Walter 135 Knoche, Barbara 58, 65, 130 Kocon, Mike 124 Kocur, John 74. 77. 124 Koczur, Don 63 Koerner. Carol 58 Kohl, Linda 40, 46, 58, 124 Kohler, Billy 79. 93. 130 Kohler, Helen 135 Kolar. Mr. John 142 Koliboski, Doug 68. 78. 85, 93, 135 Kolodziej, Nancv 124 Kolwicz, Cindy 53, 100. 109 Komar. Marcia 124 Kominiak, Rich 135 Korba, Joseph 53. 67. 79, 124 Kornaus, Tom 52. 109 Kosik, John 61. 124 Kosik, Marikav 95, 135 Kostyo, John 124 Kovera, Barbara 46, 52, 57, 165 Kozdras, Diane 57. 95. 130 Kramer, Linda 135 Kras, Henry 49. 109 Kras, Karol 135 Krizman, Dolores 46, 70, 109 Krucina, Joe 91, 124 Krughoff, Eleanor 61. 65, 130 Krughoff. Tom 46. 48, 50, 58, 124 Krupa, Wayne 34 Kryszak, Joyce 109 Kubic, Connie 70 Kulczyk. Tony 77 Kurteff, Mr. George 142 LaBuda. John 69, 135 Lake, Candy 124 Lamski, Mardy 60. 130 Lancaster. Pat 135 Landfald. Patrick 71 LaSalle, Linda 58. 68. 125 Laskowski. Pat 58, 62. 64. 66. 135 Laviolette. Kenny 66, 135 Lee. Carol 68. 125 Lee, Larry 80, 81, 83, 125 Lee. Rita 109 Leese, Mary 58, 135 Lelito, Marilyn 70, 130 Lessie. Allen 53. 79 Lessie, Larry 20. 41, 53, 109, 151 Lewin, Paul 58. 61, 69. 109, 152 Lewis. Diane 58 Link, Carol 61, 125 Lipke, Ed 135 Lloyd, David 109 Lohse, Norm 61 Lohse, Ron 10. 53, 61, 109 Lomax, Sandra 44, 68, 130 Long. Linda 46, 125 Long, Ron 48. 52, 109 Longawa, Vicki 136 Losh, Karen 46, 52, 56, 109 Love. Linda 136 Love, Sharon 136 Lowrance, Linda 42, 136 Lubarski. Joe 69, 125 Luchene. Carolyn 125 Luchene, Terry 63, 78, 94, 136 Mace, Dick 109 Macey, Kazia 36, 95, 109 Mack, Karol 52, 55, 110 Makowski, Joanne 57, 58, 97, 136 Mancos, Jim 42, 52, 125 Mandern ck, Mary Jo 58, 130 Mandernack, Mike 110 Mang, Bonnie 56, 125 Mann, Rich 125 Mansavage, Mariann 43, 110 Mansfield, Linda 136 Marion, Mrs. Grace 67, 142 Markowski, Bill 71 Ma-rkowski, Henry 125 Marlatt, Geraldine 130 Marley, Jim 52, 58, 110 Marlott, Judy 56, 110 Marlow, Brenda 110 Marlow, Charlotte 136 Marlow, Linda 130 Marrs, Wayne 110 MarshaU, Cynthia 136 Martin, Jack 42, 64, 78, 136 Martin Sandy 41, 42, 53, 61, 66, 95, 125 Marline, Miss Jacqueline 142 Maskovich, Gayle 53, 110 Matlock, Bonita 130 Matlock, Mike 110 Matonovich, Ronnie 53 Matrinetz, June 64 , 68, 136 Matthews, Bill 77, 86, 91, 125 Matthews, Floyd 78, 87 Mattox, Daryl 31, 36 Maybaum, Marci 130 Mayden, Lynn 125 Mays, Dan 125 Means, Susan 29, 125 Mears, Terry 18, 29, 52, 88, 125 Mechei, Martha 40 Mecyssne, Steve 93, 131 Mecyssne, Tim 131 Meding, Dennis 94, 125 Meding, Shirly 70, 97, 125 Mehok, Kathy 42, 131 Melton, Mr. John 59, 97, 142 Merchant, John 136 Meseberg, Lenny 34, 47, 79, 91, 110, 155 Meseberg, Ron 136 Messenger, Dan 66, 93, 136 Mestrovich, Mike 77, 84 Meyer, Christine 65, 71 Mickey, Pat 59, 61, 125 Mierzwa, Pat 110 Mihalic, Jim 40. 68, 125 Mihalic. Nick 111 Mika, Jackie 57, 125 Mikel, Jerry 77 Miksich, Mike 66, 80, 125 Mikula, Paula 111 Miles, Harriet 125 Miller, Miss Barbara 142 Miller, Brenda 42, 67, 95, 125 Miller, Jane 131 Miller, Keith 55, 136 Miller, Marilyn 131 Milner, Barbara 136 Milton, Karen 58, 111 Miner, Jenny 68 Miner. Sandra 111 Misner, Eugene 24,46,50,52,57,59,61,111 Mitchell, Geraldine 136 Mitchell, Robert 8,14,18,20,41,46,50,52,54, 100 , 111 Mizerik, Judy 65 Moats, Penny 125 Modieski, Donna 46, 66, 111 Moffett, Ellen 42, 53, 100, 111 Mola, Bernice 136 Mola, Bonnie 42, 125 Moll, Mr. Hans 142 Molnar, Greg 125 Moylan, Mrs. Harriette 142 Montgomery, Dick 52, 59, 61, 125 Montpetit, Annette 40, 53, 59, 131 Moore, Mary Ann 125 Moorehead, Mr. Roy 53, 100, 142 Morrison, Roger 53, 111 Montonite 44 Mosko, Mary Ann 61, 67, 131, 132 Mueller, Kathy 46, 61, 66, 125 Muller, Bob 47, 91, 93 111, 151 Munro, Linda 18, 65, 66, 131, 132 Murchek, Jill 125 Murphy, Laura 111 Musselman, Mr. Edward 142 Mustoe, Dave 24, 62, 63, 78, 85, 93, 133 Myres, Cecilia 136 Myers, Cinda 58, 125, 164 Myers, Marilyn 58, 67, 136 McAleer, Judy 20, 30, 46, 52. 56, 110, 15l McAnally, Bob 59, 64, 130 McCarty, Carol 42, 136 McCay, Frank 28,52,74,77,86,87,125,127 McClellan, Mr. Keith 142 McConnell, Nancy 53, 110, 120 McCrea, Phyllis 125 McCrea, Rich 100, 110, 151, 155 McDermott, Linda 136 McDougal, Linda 136 McGinnis, Micki 12, 18, 20, 46, 58, 110, 162 McKern, Joe 63 McMillan, Linda 131 McNabney, Mr. Ja mes 50, 100, 142 McQueen, Jack 131 MeTaggart, Linda 136 N Nagy, Alien 29, 46, 69, 79, 91, 125 Nagy, Janice 138 National Forensic League 50 National Honor Society 46 Navarro, Darrell 74 Neel, Shirley 40, 125 Neff, Don 46, 52, 57, 111 Neighbors, John 111 Neiswinger, Dwayne 63 Nelson, Donna- 65, 128, 131 Nelson, Mr. George 31, 142 Nelson, Margaret 136 Nelson, Marlene 58, 61, 95, 125 Nicholas, John 111 Nichols. Linda 136 Nicksich, Roberta 136 Novosel, Robert 32 Oberle, Dave 125 O’Brien, Tom 79, 84, 88, 131 Odegard, Larry 125 O’Donnell, Duane 55, 67, 136 Oldenberg, Mike 131 Olsen, Craig 64, 131 Olsen, janis 42, 53, 125 Olsen, Martin 64 Olson, Clandelyn 63 O’Neal, Tim 136 Oppermsn, Pam 20, 41, 61, 62, 111 Oros, Toni 18, 40, 53, 70, 112, 120 Ortega, Ron 53, 67 Osborn, Mr. Steve 78, 143 Osborne. Judy 58. 70, 131 Oster, Karen 125 Overman, Jack 33, 47, 53, 94, 100, 112 Owens, Melinda 30. 61, 112 Padilla, Frank 78, 87 Paga-nelli, Kathie 65 Palmer, Cecil 125 Palmer, Joanne 125 Parks, Charles 136 Parks. Lu Etta 42, 43. 58, 60, 131 Parrish. Sandi 42, 43, 125, 164 Parrish, Tom 125 Paskevich, Tony 74, 77, 131 Paswinski, Mark 69, 125 Paswinski, Ricky 125 Pa-tai, John 74, 160 Patai, Tim 131 Pawlak, Jim 78 Pawlak, John 53, 74. 77, 87 Payne, Mrs. 145 Pecelin, Yvonne 66, 125 Peleschak, David 131 Pelhank, Wayne 42, 53, 59, 63, 100, 112 Pepelea, Mike 67, 93, 136 Perzanowski, Tom 125, 127 Peschke, Pat 131, 161 Peters, Joann 136 Petersen, Mrs. Mary 52, 100, 142 Peterson, Janet 42, 125 Peterson, Steve 53, 131 Pettis, Mike 53, 62, 131 Phelps, Penelope Anne 64, 112 Photo Club 64 Phy-Chem Club 52 Pickett. Cheryl 136 Piekarczyk, Paul 68, Pieramico, Karen 112 Pieramico, Marjorie 131 Pierson, Ken 53, 91. 125 Pierson, Patricia 63, 131 Pierson, Tim 131 Pink, Mrs. 145 Pittman, Eunice 61 Piewowar, Kathie 136 Plumer, Joe 58, 125 Pocius, Sandy 53, 112 Poczatek, John 100, 112 Polochak, Paulette 155 Popagain, Marty 61 Popiela, Carol 112 Popiela, Dave 68, 136 Popiela, Walter 88, 125 Powers, Melanie 136 Powers, Susan 40, 66 Premuda, Jackie 58, 66, 112, 160 Press, Linda 58, 65, 136 Preston, Margaret 125 Prince, Gerald 125 Pruitt, Bonnie 46. 53, 100, 112 Pruitt, Chris 87 Pruitt, Jim 17, 57 Pucalik, Larry 125 Puett, Donna 52, 63, 125 Pullo, Ed 63, 112 Purdy, Ron 59, 61, 62, 68, 125 Q Quandt, Judy 56. 61 Quill and Scro.l 45 Quinn, Betty 46, 57, 59, 61, 66 Quinn. Nancy 44, 58, 66, 112, 125 Race, Robert 77 Rackaczy, Michaeline 131 Rae, Carole 34, 125, 127 Raibourn, Barbara 95, 136 Rakos, Bill 28, 52, 86, 112 Randall, Freddie 131 Randham, Kathy 55, 136 Randolph, Marcia 126 Randolph, Sharon 136 Rasmussen, David 52, 64 Rasmussen, Mr. Julian 43, 45, 52, 64, 143 Rasmussen, Tim 64 Rayborn, Barb 59 Raymond, Terry 136 Reba, Ron 112 Red Cross 57 Reeves, Judy 24 Reichardt. Alice 18, 29, 43, 50, 51, 52, 56. 126, 157 Reid, Mona 42, 56, 59, 61, 131 Reinert. Chuck 61 Reinhardt, Warren 94 Reitz, Norma 136 Relinski, Susan 126 Reno, Susan 46, 56, 57, 59, 61, 100, 113,156 Repay, Jack 74, 80, 83, 88, 126 Reynolds, Cheryl 126 Reynolds, Debbie 58, 131 Reynolds, Mrs. Gladys 145 Reynolds, Terrance 126 Rhea. Barbara 131 Rhea, Douglas 113 Rhodes, Ralph 18, 50, 51,54,55,71,123 Rhodes, Terry 41, 136 Rich! Thomas 93, 126 Ridge, Richard 113 Riley, Diana 58, 61, 70 Rivich, Janet 113 Rivich, Sharon 126 Roach, Bill 30. 74. 113 Robinson, Eileen 40, 126 Robinson, Tommy 123 Rodgers, Melinda 59, 131 Rodney, Rich 131 Rogers, Rose 136 Rogus, Dianne 63, 95. 126 Rollins, Roger 58, 113, 152 Ropac, Paul 74, 113 Rose, Doug 47, 74, 88 Rose, Jeanne 18, 37, 61, 113 Rose. Michael 61 Rosenau, Ernest 28, 46, 47, 74, 80, 88,113 Rosenau, Paula 18, 43. 45, 46, 52, 126 Rosenberry, Darlene 70, 113 Rosenberry, Janice 58, 131 Rospond, Jim 68, 78, 85, 136 Rouse, DeLois 55, 113 Rudesill, Jo 37, 126 Ruff, Debby 95, 126 Ruff. Mr. Walter 26, 144 Ruif, Willie 8, 40, 100, 113, 153 Ruhs, Terry 71, 84, 126 Rush, Joe 126 Russell, Mary 58, 97, 136 Russell, Bob 53, 63, 131 Rybicki, Zbig 80, 83, 84, 88, 126 Rycerz, John 64. 126 Sabo, Charlene 133 Sabo, Lynne 48, 113 Sabo, Thomas 30, 53, 113 Sabo, Warren 113 Sabo, Bill 55, 126 Saksa, Steve 77, 131 Salach, Robert 33, 46, 47, 52, 1 93. 1 n 114 Sankowski, Jeanne 29, 42, 61, 126 Sarver, Cheryl 53, 114 Sasse, Betty 20, 50, 51, 63, 114 Savage, Jeanne 126 Sawyer, Jim 136 Sawyer, Larry 79 Scartozzi, Sharon 34 Scepkowski, Nancy 66, 131 Scheffer, Brad 85, 98 Schlesinger, Morty 59, 131, 133, 156 Schmidt, Jim 58. 69, 114 Schmoekel, Larry 126 Schoenborn, Bill 126, 157 Schreiber, Carol 114 Schreiber, Sharon 126 Schultz, Bev 131 Schumann, David 126 Schwartz, Eric 131 Schwartz, Lynn 136, 157 Schweighardt, Marge 44, 45, 53, 56, 114 Scott Pam 27, 136 Scott, Paul 40, 46, 54, 84, 91, 92, 126, 127 Scott, Rick 66, 126 Segally, Bob 30 Segally, Ron 1 Segraves, 0, 42, 53, 88, 9 ____l 74, 77. 126 Seno, Estella 71, 131 Serbu, Dorinda 114 Sesny, Rich 55, 67 Severa, Jim 131 Sewell, Pam 136 Seydel, Guy 52 Seydel, Leslie 136 Shabi, James 69, 88, 123 Shadoan, Nancy 61, 126 Shafer, Cynthia 131 Shafer, Paulette 114 Shanley, Sharon 42, 46, 52, 126 Shanta, Carol 46, 126 Shanta. Charleen 61, 126 Shanta, Karen 12, 43, 45, 66, 114 Sharpe, Barbara 63, 126 Sharpe, Barbara Lee 131 Slieaks, Bev 68. 123, 131 Sheldon, Debbie 40, 56, 63, 131 Sheldon, Mary Lou 57, 97, 136 Sheldon, Bob 57, 59, 61, 62, 66, 67, 114 Sheline, John 48, 126 Shepard, Russ 126 Sherer, Cecelia 41, 131 Sherer, Jim 74, 77, 86, 126 Sherer, Rita 20, 46, 56, 57, 100, 114 Sherman, Jo Ann 43, 44, 45, 53, 56 Sherwinski, Len 61, 91, 131 Sherwinski, Ron 48, 64. 114 Shinkle, Fred 78, 93, 137 Shock, Harry 10, 19, 46, 50, 52, 71,100, 115 Sickles, Don 87, 126 Sickles, Sharon 126 Sickich, A1 52, 126 Silaglii, Jim 61, 126 Silagi, Lon 61, 62. 115 Simon, Sandy 70, 115 Siple, Jim 126 Skager, Phil 93 Skager, Sandy 115 Skamay, Ray 79, 88. 93, 131 Skertich, Mike 53, 115 Skertich, Terry 136 Sklanka, Karen 57, 60, 65, 131 Skorupa, Chris 78. 87, 93. 136 Smaron, Dave 52, 64, 115 Smaron. Susie 136 Smeberg, Rich 115 Smith, Bev 65, 126 Smith, Cheryl 61 Smith, Greg 94, 115, 155 Smith, Kendall 115 Smith, Lex 50, 52, 59, 61, 66, 131 Smith, Quentin 136 Smith,, Ruth Ann 51, 59, 60, 68, 131 Smith, Tom 46. 60, 127 Smock, Tom 94, 115, 126 Smolen, Maureen 66, 127 Smulevitz, Gloria 44, 45, 46, 57, 115 Sommerville, Judy 115 Sonaty, Pat 115 Sopo, Pat 127 Sorbello, Linda 17 Spanish Club 67 Spencer, Jim 93, 136 Spencer, Janet 61, 126 Spies, Karen 126 Spitzer, Mr. Gerald 144 Spork, Deanna 54, 57, 58, 60. 115 Spray, Debby 63, 115 Spry, Mr. Bob 53, 144 Spudic. Nancy 126 Spudic, Pat 114 Squibb, Mrs. Nancy 57, 144 Stafford, Jane 136 Stafford, Jean 66, 136 Stahl, Rosemary 126 Stanley, Catie 42, 9 Stanton, Linda 61. Staples, Viola 70, 11. Starewicz, Doug 74, Starewicz, Randall 6i, m Steele, Barbara 58, 131 Steele, Jack 58, 61, 116 Stephenson, Sharon 131 Stephenson, Susan 116 Stevens, Jody 46, 56, 57, 59, 116 Stevens, Linda 61, 70, 116 Stevenson, Jim 116 Stewart, Judy 126 Stier, Mrs. Beth 34, 144 Stock, Mrs, Helen 43, 44, 45, 144 Stoddard, Joy 131 Stodgel, Jill 70. 131 Stok, Jackie 131 Stone, Sandy 44, 116 Stout, Mr. Howard 80, 84, 144 Stout, Larry 32, 46, 66, 80, 83, 126 Stout, Shirley 70, 131 Strayer, Darlene 71, 131 Strayer, Larry 57, 69, 124, 126 Strayer, Sharon 136 Struhs, Rich 58, 126 Stryzinski, Barbara 46, 70, 116 Stuckey, Michael 126 Student Association 40, 41 Student Court 48 Stuhr, Carole 116 Sullivan, Loretta 116 Sullivan, Terry 126 Sumis, Dale 59 Summerlot, Kathy 63, 126 Summers, Jay 18, 47 , 74, 91, 93, 116 Sumner. Tim 47. 48, 84, 88, 89, 126 Sunde, Len 78, 88. 91, 93, 136 Surufka, Sandy 70, 116 Sutherland, Dianne 58, 131 Suto, Mary Lou 116 Sutton, Bob 116 Svabik. Phil 84, 132 Swanson, Jim 136 Sweeney, Scott 44, 45, 46, 57, 69, 117 Swing Sixteen 62 Szafarczyk, Carolyn 136 Szafarczyk,. Don 117 Szafarczyk, Mary Ann 132 Szot, Ken 132 Taggart, Gary 52, 58, 127 Tagliareni, Mary 65, 136 Talmadge, Pam 40, 63. 127 Tate, Susan 127 Taylor, Brad 68, 79, 91, 127 Teegarden, Kathy 43,45,46,51,66,127,157 Teeling, Mike 127 Templeton, David 117 Tenkely, Kristine 10, 55, 58, 127 Thatcher, Diane 63, 127 Theater Guild 55 Thespians 55 Thielen, Doris 127 Thielen, Nancy 132 Thomas, Bev 56, 63, 127 Thomas, Rich 117, 151 Thomas, Ron 117 Thompson, Barney 10, 54, 67, 127 Thompson, Diane 58, 127 Thompson, John 127 Thompson, Skeeter 34, 74, 117, 120, 155 Tiller, Glenn 94, 127 Timer, Diana 95 Tobakos. Jennifer 136 Tobias, Fred 132 Tomich, Steve 136 Tomsic, Jim 52, 74 . 84, 91, 127 Toomey, Tom 127 Top Hat 42, 43 Toth, Chris 40, 53, 61, 62, 127 Toth, Nancy 127 Townsend, Diane 58 Townsend, Don 136 Tonwsend, Pam 127 Travel Club 68 Travis, Alton 132 173 Travis, Carol 58 Travis, Daris 127 Tucker, Larry 136 Turner, Ron 127 Tussey, Barbara 58, 136 Tutors Club 57 Tuttle, Jim 117 Tyler, Rick 40, 41, 53, 58, 86, 117, 151 V Vadas. Steve 78, 93, 32 Valentino, Regina-ld 48, 52, 59, 64, 117 Van Attal, Mark 66, 136 Vandembemben, Mary 68, 97, 136 Van Gorp, Bob 8. 41, 47, 48, 88, 89, 90,117 Van Lul, Ken 117 Vintilla, Francene 8,12, 46, 61, 62,117,153 Virag, Jill 43, 45, 56, 61, 62, 127, 149 Virden, Miss May 144 Vlahos, Karen 117 Vlahos, Kathy 136 Volbrecht, Rich 61,79,84„88,91,93,127,132 Volbrecht, Ron 60, 78, 85 Volk. Barbara 117 Volk, Mr. William 138 W Wade, Lee 62, 132 Wagner, Jim 67, 127 Walcott, Miss Janet 43, 144 Walkenhorst, Sharon 136 Walker, Mrs Margaret 56 Walkowiak, Elaine 136 Wall, Larry 33, 117 Wallace, Shirley 132 Walle, Warren 127 Walsh, Jane 45, 46, 49, 51, 57, 127, 160 Ward, Don 27, 46, 61, 62, 74, 84,88,121, 127 Ward, Rich 84, 132 Wargo, Mike 93 Waring, Mr. Anthony 71. 144 Waring, Sherman 24, 41, 46, 118 Waters, Mary Lynn 44, 49, 66, 96, 127 Waters, Pam 132 Waters, Peggy 56, 118 Watson, Elmer 127 Watson, Thomas 62, 63, 136 Watts, Clifford 47, 74, 118, 162 Weber, Jerry 42,43,45,46,52,61,64,97,118 Weber, Louis 59, 64, 71, 127 Webster, Dave 118 Webster, Janice 118 Webster, Jean 70, 136 Wells, Ellis 84 Wells, Ida 58, 70, 136 Wells, Jim 59, 127 Wells, Joyce 42, 46, 136 Wells, Letha 58, 70, 118 Wells, Ruth 65, 132 Welsh, Rich 61, 94, 127 Welte. Mr. Robert 49, 144 Westerlund, Bill 42, 44, 132 Whea-tman, Bonnie 127 Whitaker, Anna 136 White, Barbara 42, 56, 127 Whi Gerald 1 , Joan 118 John 53, 64, 66, 127 Kenny 62, 86, 93, 136 _, Linda L. 66, 127 White, Linda J. 46, 57, 59, 61 118, 156 White, Michaelene 65 White, R ich 118 White, Wes 62, 136 Whitehouse, Carrie 118 Wiechecki, Loretta 127 Wieneke, Linda 40, 132 Wieneke, Warren 136 Wiggins, Pam 132 Wilkins, Bob 118 Wilks, Glenda 46, 118 Wilks, Ray 118 William. Vicki 65 Williams. Connie 40, 44, 61, 118 Williams, Cynthia 127 Williams. Dale 136 Williams. David 60 Williams, Don 136 Williams, Kenneth 59, 64, 136 Williams, Linda 70, 95, 136 Wil ' iam, Lois 66, 132 Williams, Miss Louise 56, 144 Williams, Pat 46, 61, 62, 66, 95, 127 Williams, Ted 132 Williamson, June 70, 119 Winders, Jerry 136 Winders, Rich 127 Wing, Becky 58, 65, 68, 136 Wing, Laurie 58, 65, 68, 127 Wiseman, Gary 66, 136 Wiseman, John 59, 66, 127 Witte, Hazel 40, 136 Woerner, Betty 31, 58, 65, 68, 136 Wojcik, Linda 58, 132 Wolf, Timmy 37, 62, 132 Wolfe. Miss Karen 144 Wood, Colleen 44, 45, 46, 50, 56, 100, 119 Woolls. Mr. Donald 144 Wozniak. Phil 132 Wright, Donna 136 Wright, Valerie 136 Y Yeomans, Marilyn 65, 132 Y-Teens, 65 Yuhasz, Dennis 132 Ywanow, Gayle 63, 96, 127, 163 Zackiewies, Karen 132 Zaher, Susan 27. 42, 46, 50, 52, 57, 59, 6C 66, 100, 165 Zea, Janice 50, 51, 58, 127 Zellers, Linda 127, 157 Zerby. Bob 47, 86, 119 Zgunda, Janet 63, 132 Zimmerman, Cathy 56, 119 Zimmerman, Bob 17, 48, 67, 88, 127 Zlotnik, Marcel 27, 44, 45, 66, 127 Zlotnik, Mr. Maurey 74, 76, 144 Zoology Club, 52 Advertisers Bloomberg Agency, Inc. 152 Bob’s Barber Shop 166 Bocken Funeral Home 150 Bodie Photographers 167 Booster Club 159 Burger’s Supermarket 154 Byers Heating 161 Candes Pizza 162 Carlson’s Jewelers 160 Carney’s Dairy Food Store 155 Carri Ann Dress Shop 149 Carson, Pirie, Scott Co. 150 Comay’s Jewelers 151 Consumer’s Roofing 149 Del’s Dairy Queen 157 Dowling, Mayor Edward C. 154 Dressier Studio 154 Dunhill Formal Wear 157 E. C. Globe Printing 156 Einhorn’s 158 Fat Boy 166 Ferris Standard Station 157 Fifield Pharamacy 162 Frostop Drive In 151 Gladish Florists 156 Gregory’s Supermarket 156 Hammond Studio 160 Hammond Times 158 Hessville Department Store 160 Hessville Dime Store 156 Hi-Fi Studio 164 Highland Motors 149 Hill’s Hammond Times Agency 153 Joe Hirsch Clothes 155 Hoosier State Bank 166 House of Pizza 155 Howell Hardware Store 160 Huber Funeral Home 163 Inland Steel Company 153 J J Neon Signs 151 Jack’s Carry Out 164 Jersey Maid Ice Cream 162 Kaplan’s Shoes 157 Kingery’s Service Station 162 Lake Federal Savings 161 Lelito Sons Hardware 163 Lewin’s Department Store 152 Lindy’s Hardware 165 Logan’s Formal Wear 163 Luchene’s Sport Center 155 Mack Shoe Store 162 Mastey Jewelers 158 Matthews Agency 163 McDonald’s Drive In 149 Mercantile National Bank 165 Miller Realty 165 Millikan’s Sporting Goods 151 Minas’ Department Store 164 Morton Adult Athletic Assoc. 165 NIPSCO 158 Patty Cake Bakery 150 Pepsi Cola 148 Pierce Ford 150 Pint Size Shop 160 Ray’s Barber Shop 161 Schlesinger Realty 156 Sears Department Store 157 Sharon Mae’s Variety Store 164 Shaver Pontiac 152 Solan’s Greenhouse 161 Norge Dry Cleaning Village 150 Van Senus Auto Parts 151 Vierk’s Furniture 161 Woodmar Jewelers Gift Shop 154 Woodmar Restaurant 153 Woodmar Shopping Center 156 174 THIS IS THE END... So ScAibblsL MsUisl ' 175


Suggestions in the Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) collection:

Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collection, 1961 Edition, Page 1

1961

Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collection, 1962 Edition, Page 1

1962

Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collection, 1963 Edition, Page 1

1963

Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collection, 1965 Edition, Page 1

1965

Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collection, 1966 Edition, Page 1

1966

Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN) online yearbook collection, 1967 Edition, Page 1

1967

1985 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1970 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1972 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1965 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals
FIND FRIENDS AND CLASMATES GENEALOGY ARCHIVE REUNION PLANNING
Are you trying to find old school friends, old classmates, fellow servicemen or shipmates? Do you want to see past girlfriends or boyfriends? Relive homecoming, prom, graduation, and other moments on campus captured in yearbook pictures. Revisit your fraternity or sorority and see familiar places. See members of old school clubs and relive old times. Start your search today! Looking for old family members and relatives? Do you want to find pictures of parents or grandparents when they were in school? Want to find out what hairstyle was popular in the 1920s? E-Yearbook.com has a wealth of genealogy information spanning over a century for many schools with full text search. Use our online Genealogy Resource to uncover history quickly! Are you planning a reunion and need assistance? E-Yearbook.com can help you with scanning and providing access to yearbook images for promotional materials and activities. We can provide you with an electronic version of your yearbook that can assist you with reunion planning. E-Yearbook.com will also publish the yearbook images online for people to share and enjoy.