Mulvane High School - Wildcat Yearbook (Mulvane, KS)

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' iisi,J ' ' :.f:;i|,,i ' %,; |. c4. ' . o J " " S QR AHi fAi ¥Oo ly ' Ajy ' T( z momy vf r. •- - A r " But my uncle, the colonel, disapproves. FIRST ROW: Dona Orrell, Delores Reusser, Wilma Matney. SECOND ROW: Norman Wells, Lou Ann Woods, Betty Coffey, Carlotta Birkhead, Marilyn Wolf, Shirley Cal- vin. THIRD ROW: Jonny Logan, Everett McAdam, Joel Packard, Jack Stout, Gary Summers, Claiboume Walker, Edward Rockwell, Sidney McKinley, Charles Cope- land, Beverly Byers. ei en idterd yf ' Ah, Baldizair ! ' " I fear I have broken a few jars of preserves, madam. " " I hope you will forgive me ! " ' Here ith my pathport. " Don ' t rattle your tinware ! " " He shall marry Ella if only for a day! " " Come now, my three kisses. " ' fff ' 4 . FIRST ROW: J. Farris, C. Ferguson, u. Kester, J. Webster, I Peckham, J. Reddick, M. Deffen- baugh, D. Buchanan. SECOND ROW: Coach J. Jackson, K. Simon, D. Davis, J. Van Deest, G. C. Daniels, D. Deffenbaugh, F. Dorsey, D. Simon. THIRD ROW: B. Dickey, D. Lambky, G. Bartho- lomew, W. Danley, V. Tarr, Coach G. Goodwin. 54 rcLck e earn This year ' s track team worked hard, and even though their record wasn ' t out- standing the boys deserve much credit. Every evening, rain or shine, these boys could be fou nd running laps around the football field, taking exercises, practicing for events, and improving their techniques. It has often been stated that if a boy is a good track man, he will be good in almost any sport. The Wildcats sent one man to state this year. Bill Dickey placed fourth in the 440. His time, 50. 5, was within a second of the state record, 49. 7. Bill, along with six other lettermen, will return next year. They are Larry Peckham, Jim Reddick, Jerry Webster, Frank Dorsey, Marion Deffenbaugh, and Earl Steinle. ycheciute Derby March 29 Fredonia April 10 Clearwater April 16-17 K. U. Relays May 3 League May 7-8 Regional May 14-15 State FIRST ROW: Delores Reusser, Norman Wells, Dona Orrell, Kenneth Ferguson, Carlotta Birkhead, Gary Summers, Nor- ma Brown, Jerry Bachman, Marilyn Wolf. SECOND ROW: Shirley Calvin, Charles Copeland, Kay Booth, Jim Turkle, Patsy Church, Edward Rockwell, Joetta Flower, Howard Moore, Carrie Smith. THIRD ROW: Barbara Shoup, Dick Deaver, Margaret Apperson, Joel Packard, Jonny Logan, Sidney McKinley, Bill Kimble, Betty Coffey. FOURTH ROW: Jack Stout, Gary Howard, Robert Howard, Jaunita Walton, Wilma Matney, Larry Galvan, Don Orrell, Vernon Storey. FIFTH ROW: Gary Munow, Everett Mc- Adam, Gayle Galvan, Claibourne Walker, Bruce Hand. L i ' uduatina i iadd Eighteen members of the senior class have attended Mulvane Public Schools together since the first grade. These seniors are: Jim Turkle, Kenneth Ferguson, Delores Reusser, Norma Brown, Gayle Galvan, Gary Summers, Sidney McKinley, Betty Coffey, Bar- bara Shoup, Charles Copeland, Joetta Flower, Carrie Smith, Gary Howard, Norman Wells, Bill Kimble, Jonny Logan, Robert Howard, Larry Galvan. SALUTATORIAN Kay Booth VALEDICTORIAN Shirley- Calvin m Gary Summers standing Senior Athlete Award. Aunlor- enlor ( Sunauet Senior Will. resident, Bill Dickey, and Senior Class Prej dent, Dick Deaver, with their dates at the Banquet. 1 an d Bruce Hand and Dona Orrell relaxing between dances. Norman Wells an. Pat Church are happy to be dancir The Mixed Quartet, all seniors, sing with feeling the " Alma Mater. " ' ' M t yenior Arivcircls Charles Copeland completes the Cla History. An outstanding band for a memorable Coach Jackson rewards senior iistributin- Marching down the aisle for the last time. n bniriey Calvin delivering her valedictorian speech. Mr. Cook seems happy to award Charles Copeland, Dick Deaver, and Barbara Shoup All-around Student Awards. hi ' -n Ga le Galvan presents school with trophies. SUPPLEMENT tMmi M mEssaasBa •2C . -• ( ' ' c C . y A 1954 l Uiidcat MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL Mulvane, Kansas We dedicate this yearbook in memory of our classmate David Lee Munhollon who died of severe burns on April 14, 1953. f ID fl Dear Diary: When school opened there was much more than the us ual amount of confusion on the first day, because of the location of class rooms in different buildings. Almost as many seniors as freshmen wandered into the wrong class room and stared in bewilderment at the persons who were supposed to be there. Even though our club activities, programs, games, etc. made our schedule full, we somehow managed to get most of our lessons. The Journalism Class worked long hours getting our Annual ready for us. There was always the inevitable rush to meet a deadline. It was really bedlam when pictures or a whole page turned up missing at the last moment . nnuai S tuff arid Gary Mur- i preparing the ■iint deadline. Compliments of DR. AND MRS. LESLIE H. COBB BOARD OF EDUCATION: George Gosney, Jennings Reusser, W. D. Munson, and Frank Carson. Atclminidtra lion Looking back over the past school years I noticed for the first time how difficult it must be to organize and run a school like Mulvane High. The administration has been busy the whole year trying to keep school going smoothly in the old building, and making plans for the coming year in the new building. Mr. Munson and the Board of Education has been working with the contractors, checking over plans, and overseeing the beginning of the new high school. Mr. Cook has handled the difficult job of working with students and faculty and of keeping order for the year. Members of the faculty have kept more than busy sponsoring clubs, and riding pep club buses to ball games, as well as teaching classes all day. We ' ve been difficult to handle at times and as all teen agers do, we ' ve felt terribly abused when forced to comply with school rules and regulations. Now that the school year is drawing to an end- -and graduation is in sight, we begir to realize that without these rules our school would not have been one to be proud of. School spirit and school pride conne from cooperating and working to- gether for a common goal. Our thanks to our friends, teachers and adminis- trators--for making our school exper- ience truly memorable Courtesy of RAMON ' S DRY GOODS Mulvane High School HAZEL MOLZEN Home Economics, Guidance. NATIONAL BRANDS PHARMACY Prescription Specialists Phone 190 Mulvane, Kansas MARVA TARR Library, English. WILLIAM TARR Mathematics. tucient ( ouncu Student Council officers are as follows: Carlolta Birkhead. vice-president; Delores Reusser, president; and Barbara Shoup, sec- retary-treasurer. Homecoming dance sponsored by the Student Council. One of the outstanding projects of the Student Council was the Fresh- man Initiation. I remember the day we seniors welcomed all the fresh- men to M. H, S. The Homecoming Dance in honor of the Football Queen, Lucille Laughary was such fun. The dance, which was after the game, was rather hard on the football boys. They were so tired they could hardly walk- -let alone dance! The Alumni was invited to the dance. The Student Council also sponsored all the Lyceum nunbers. What fun it was to get out of classes to go to as- sembly--even if it did cost us ten cents a piece STUDENT COUNCIL MEMERS ARE AS FOLLOWS, LEFT TO RIGHT: FIRST ROW: Barbara Shoup, Car- lotta Birkhead, Delores Reusser, Connie Leatherman, Jennis Reusser, Faye Woods. SECOND ROW: Van Tarr, Bill Dickey, Earl Steinle, Gayle Galvan, Jerry Bachman, Royal McCaskey, Phil Cook, sponsor. Ym Li il xA 1 11 - .J Iff BSlSlfiiSFVa H ■ T kjE tX l ' BOTTOM ROW: B. Boss, D. Cron, J. Lewellen, H. Higgs, C. Hughes. R. Waymaii, P. Nichels, N. McKee, L. Barth, L Copeland. S. Millen, I. Davis. D. Lewis. J. Wenzel, D. Lockhart, A. Phillips. SECOND ROW- B Shoup C Hess S Barnett. B. Higgs. M. Sullivan. P. Clasen. R. Strait. C. Shoup, J. Reusser, L. Pitts. K. Summers. F. Moyer. C Leather- man. K. Radford. K. Burke. THIRD ROW; Miss Molzen. J, Logan. D. Armstrong, M. Birkhead. M. Bowlby. B Reed C Lewis. J. Miller. K. Daniels. A. Rowan. R. McLeod. J. Church, L. Armstrong, T. Blankenship, S. Farber. FOURTH ROW- Miss Titus, A. Apperson. N. Mullins. F. Woods. B. Goodin, M. Wolf, L. Woods. P. Church. J. Nett J Flower S Mills A. Jackson. K. Marsh. O. Wright. G. Cherry. FIFTH ROW: Mrs. Tarr. C. Shelton. M. Bobbitt. B. Coffey, D Orrell D Reusser, K. Booth, C. Birkhead, S. Calvin. N. Brown, R. Nett. M. Clasen. S. Britton, C. Millen if JC CLue ' dtes I remember all the fun we had in Kayettes- -meeting new members, helping people, and having just plain fun at the parties and meetings. There was the night Kayettes had the concession stand at the Belle Plaine football game. It was a cool night so the coffee and hot dogs really went. I also remember the fun the Kay- ettes and Hi-Y had getting decorations and things ready for the Christmas Formal Dance. The only thing in Kayettes that was like school work was the Kayettes ' test which included memorizing the pledge and the declaration of privileges Courtesy of ROBINSUN ' S GROCERY Kayette concession stand. J4i.y Compliments of MULLINS RADIO AND TV Hi-Y members renting seats at the home bas- ketball games. . . . Oh, wasn ' t that Christmas Formal Dance dreamy? The Hi-Y helped the Kayettes sponsor the dance. Hi-Y had many projects this year. The boys traveled to Plainview to help select congressmen for Boys State. They also purchased materials for ping-pong tables which were then built for noon hour recreation. Another project of Hi-Y that gave many basketball spectators more comfort at the games, were the canvas seats which the boys rented to them. . . Tarr. sponsor,- J President- L r- reasurer Secre Vice-PreciH SteinJe. • ' - ' ■ isirnon TOP ROW: B. Kimble, M. Trott, J. Redick, L. Peckham, J. Paris, M. Deffenbaugh. R. Logan, D. Goldsmith, C. Howard. 2nd ROW: E. Rockwell, D. Orrell, B. Hand, G. Kester, N. Wells, G. Murrow, P. Satterthwaite, E. Steinle, D. Salander. 3rd ROW: J. Stout, D. Simon, W. Danley, L. Turner, L. Davis, L. Leaf, L. Carver, D. Giles, G. Howard, C. Copeland. 4th ROW: H. Moore, J. Backman. J. Travis, G. Wayman, K. Simon, D. Paris, J. Webster, P. Dorsey, Mr. Tarr: sponsor. p r C C, r TOP ROW: C. Lewis, B. Coffey, B. Shoup, K. Radford, C. Leatherman, C. Shelton, K. Burke, J. Flower, K. Summers, L. Pitts, B. Knox, S. Eakins. J. Bartholomew. SECOND ROW: Miss Molzen, B. Reed, F. Shoemaker, M. Bowlby, M. Bobbit, S. Mills, J. Logan, P. Church, J. Wenzel, D. Lewis, C. Hughes, V. Kilts. THIRD ROW: F. Woods, M. Shoe- maker, D. Burdick, C. Geer, A. Rowen, N. Gosney, M. Ellis, D. Day, P. Boone, C. Millen, R. McLeod. FOURTH ROW: N. Higgs, R. Wayman, J. Church, G. Cherry, C. Shoup, J. Reusser, K. Marsh, S. Farber, C. Smith, D. Reusser. FIFTH ROW: P. Nicholson, R. Nett, M. Clasen, R. Strait, S. Britton, P. Clason, N. McKee, B. Higgs, D. Orrell, A. Apperson. . . . Four years of F. H. A. and what fun! Of course, the fourth year is the most out- standing. One of the many memorable things we did was decorating the Christmas tree in the hall. Still another was the Mother, Daughter Tea with the style show and the installation of the new officers. The State Meeting at Topeka gave sev- eral of our members real inspiration for our work, and some of the girls were awarded their State Homemaker Degree. . . F.H.A. members plan work on their Degrees. J. Church, Treasurer; P. Church, Social Chairman; D. Burdick, Historian; J. Logan, Degree Chairman; C. Smith, Secretary; B. Coffey, Publicity Chairman; D. Orrell, Song Leader; D. Reusser, President; H. Molzen, Sponsor; M. Bobbitt, Vice-president. j . _ ._x . Courtesy of the " MULVANE STATE BANK ' , .-y . F. F. A. OFFICERS: Mr. Doyen, sponsor; Everett McAdam, treasurer; Frank Dorsey, sentinel, Jim Bradberry. reporter; Bruce Hand, vice-president; Earl Steinle, secretary; Jerry Bachman, president. " Best Wishes For A Good School Term " BOLAN LUMBER COMPANY «t - Mfltfl F. F. A. BANQUET: This annual affair was held in the High School gymnasium. Members of the Club brought units of food for the planned pot luck supper. BOTTOM ROW. LEFT TO RIGHT: E. Rockwell, M. Trott, C. Ballew, C. Nickolson, D. Simon, J. Travis. L. Davis, V. Kennedy. 2ND ROW: Mr. Doyen, L. Turner, J. Bachman, L. Galvan. R. Howard, D. Orrell, B. Hand, F. Dorsey, P. Satterthwaite, J. Bradberry, S. Brown, L. Leaf. R. Wheeler, H. Moore. 3RD ROW: J. Stout, V. Storey, C. Ferguson, D. Davis, L. Iverson, D. Truman, M. McKean, B. Teetzel, G. Wayman, K. Ferguson, R. Howard, D. Coleman, G. Howard, H. Snyder, J. Van Deest. 4TH ROW: D. Pogue, D. Barton, D. Lambky, G. Bartholomew, W. Storey, J. Abercrombie, D. Allen, G. Summers, J. Packard, J. Turkic, E. McAdam. S. McKinley, E. Steinle, R. Shoemaker, N. Abercrombie. 5TH ROW: C. Walker, J. Black, D. Shaw, M. Howard, D. Goldsmith, R. Logan, J. Redick, M. Deffenbaugh, B. Storey, M. Steinle, D. Walker, M. Howe, L. Hoefer, J. Boss. TOP ROW: D. Deaver. G. Summers, B. Hand. N. Wells, B. Kimble, B. Dickey. 2ND ROW: J. Paris, L. Peck- ham, H. Synder. J. Bachman. C. Howard. G. C. Daniels. 3RD ROW: Miss Davis. J. Logan. M. Wolf. B. Reed. M. Bowbly, S. Millen, L. Pitts, N. Mullins, B. Goodwin, S. Lewis. 4TH ROW: B. Coffey, D. Reusser, B. Shoup, N. Brown, S. Calvin. K. Booth. C. Birkhead. F. Shoemaker, F. Woods. Working at the gate was just one of the many duties required of Quill Type r members. We worked at football games, basketball games, plays, other programs, made posters and programs, and had meetings once a month. We really had great fun at our Hobo Party in December and planning and pre- senting the Talent Program for the whole school. I ' ll always remember Quill Type as one of my favorite activities QUILL TYPE OFFICERS ARE AS FOLLOWS: Norman Wells, treasurer; Carlotta Birkhead, secretary: Betty Coffey, vice-president; Bill Kimble, pres- ident; and Ann Davis, sponsor. (o uiii -Vt P ' Compliments of PRICE STANDARD SERVICE and GERALD PACKARD MOTORS Quill Type members taking tickets for a football game. " Congratulations Seniors " NUCKOLLS READY TO WEAR I ep L iub no o .vW oo , ov set C,otM L. Copeland, Secretary and Treasurer; S. Millen, President; F. Shoemaker, Vice-President. V,ea ' x v6 lO - At Last! We are going to have an active Pep Squad to perform at games, like other schools! We ' ve long admired other schools with their attractive uniforms and intri- cate drill work at games. Our Drill Squad, a newly formed organization, is a select group of girls chosen from the regular Pep Club. Their purpose is to help keep school spirits high and perform functions at ball games during half time. The Squad has had little time to practice or perform since it was formed late in the season, but we are looking forward to the performances of this Squad in the future and we feel that it will be an active group in years to come. " Look at their PeP and their ability. TOP ROW: Miss Titus -sponsor, M. Birkhead, D. Armstrong, K. Burke, C. Geer, R. McLoud, D. Lock- hart, A. Rowan. 2nd ROW: K. Niblack, D. Niblack, K. Radford, D. Lewis, S. Shelton, M. Bobbit, K. Marsh. 3rd ROW: I. Davis, L. Copeland, S. Millen, F. Shoemaker, A. Phillips, C. Megonigle. 4th ROW: Cheerleaders -J. Reusser, J. Wenzel, C. Birkhead, C. Leatherman. mi i ' VI W0 JBb ■ «■ 1 V «J J p; j B ' ' « jjifn| K v ' i ni k li Wm i 1 ■ ] ' - - Ul -. J :,:m - ■ . ;7 ij70 s =77 js«S Hi r « y FIRST ROW: D. Deavers, J. Stout, D. Orrel, H " . Moore, N. Wells, C. Copeland, G. Galvan. SECOND ROW: G. Summers, L. Galvan, E. Stoitile, J. Webster, R. Howard, S. McKinley, D. Simon, D. Deffen- baugh. THIRD ROW: S. Bell, " " " - - - ... . l a5 pan, F. Dorsey, J. Redick, M. Trott, L. Davis. C 1953 Uai dUu auctd — ' f ' -c ... The Wildcats found the 1953 football season much better than the preceeding four years. They landed in the winner ' s column three times, tied twice, and lost four. When school chums were dismissed at 3:30 and sat around in drug- stores sipping cokes, the football boys had just started their long, tedi- ous practice. Many times it was dark before all the baskets were in and the cage door was locked. Supported by a loyal pep section and many townspeople, Mulvane played each game with all their heart, dear diary, and never forgot the good sportsmanship that goes with every Wildcat game. . . Assistant Coach GORDON GOODWIN Coach JESSE JACKSON Courtesy of GOLDSMITH ' S Wichita %J4|P FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE SQUAD: D. Deffenbaugh, D. Davis, J. Abercrombie, D. Coleman. S. Brown, D. Allen, N. Abercrombie, G. Kester, R. Howard, J. Black, C. Ferguson, W. Danley. J. Travis, J, Bradberry, L. Iverson, K. Simon, K. Staten. l l itcicut i ubi Courtesy of PIX BARBER SHOP Jim Sharpe, Prop. Having tasted victory once, they are eager for the 1954 season which will give them an opportunity to again land in the winners column. These boys have practiced teamwork, learned fundamentals, and a respect for good sportsmanship. SCHEDULE Mulvane 7 Anthony 13 Mulvane Clearwater 6 Mulvane 14 Conway Springs 7 Mulvane Valley Center 7 •SIDNEY McKIN ' LEY End. 155 lbs. TWlliii ' I i ill II 1953 RECORD Mulvane 19 Derby 7 Mulvane 19 Anthony- Mulvane 13 Leon 13 Mulvane 19 Harper 7 Mulvane 7 Clearwater 7 Mulvane 13 Valley 19 Mulvane Caldwell 41 Mulvane Oxford 24 Mulvane Belle Plaine 13 Compliments of GATEWAY SPORTING GOODS Wichita, Kansas m i ■A. i " " Tackle, 200 lbs. DICK DEAVER End, 180 lbs. FIRST ROW: G. Galvin, S. McKinley, B. Dickie, D. Deavers, C. Copeland, N. Wells. SECOND ROW: J. Webster, G. Summers, J. Bachman. J. Stout, L. Peckham. 954 rJLeaaue LA 9 ' ium, pions ■ n November 16, 1953--The first day of basketball practice! Boy-what a day running, calisthenics and settups. As th e days ran into weeks the process of " getting in shape " and " learning techniques " converted to the more pleasant team scrimmage. Finally, after three weeks of hard work the big day arrived -December 4- the first game of the season! The team was feeling good, and the Coach, of course, was on edge and nervous. Day after day they practiced hard, working together, striv- ing to build a better team. January IZ, 1954 and again January 15, the Wildcats met their only defeats of the playing season at the hands of Belle Plaine and Oxford. After that the work became harder and longer and in time it seemed to pay off. Mulvane managed to defeat the Augusta teami twice for the first time in many years. Then they met Leon on February 5 and after taking an easy victory- -became Sumwick League Champions for the second Consecutive season. The entire season proved to be exciting and profitable for the " Fighting Wildcats of the 1953-1954 Season. " BACK ROW: Coach J. Jackson, B. Smith, D. Shaw, J. Black, R. Howard, W. Danley. SECOND ROW: D. Farris, K. Simon, G. Kester, G. Bartholomew, C. Ferguson, D. Davis, D. Lambkey, L. Iverson. THIRD ROW: K. Staten, L. Shephard, D. Deffenbaugh, G. Wayman, S. Bell, V. Tarr, D. Buchanan, D. Truman. 93 S aucLci % ... It was just before the game when one of the " B " team boys looked out of the dressing room door and said " He ' s Here! " They all rushed to the door and looked out across the gym. There he was! Mr. Goodwin, that is. This time he had on his bright red tie which the boys knew usually meant sure victory. The " B " boys had a tough time this season winning only about 50% of their games. There is a great future for Mulvane High School when some of these hard fighting boys become the top 10 Wild- cats for M. H. S. . . . S cLuud . . .Golly, the M.H. S. Freshman team had a tough schedule this year. They started off by play- ing Belle Plaine and Derby. Just imagine boys get- ting up early enough to be at school by 7:30 a.m. But these were a group of hard working boys, so they prac- ticed early two days a week and from 1:45 p.m. until 2:45 p. m. three afternoons a week. MULVANE FURNITURE AND MORTUARY " We are as near you as your Phone. " BACK ROW: Coach G. Goodwin, C. Nicholson, G. Richards, E. Steinle, L. Carver. SECOND ROW: Assistant-G. Kester, F. Dorsey, J. Bradberry, L. Turner, J. Farris. FIRST ROW: M. Trott, M. Deffenbaugh, J. Travis, M. McKean, G. C. Daniels, J. Redick. 1954 WILDCAT RECORD Dec. 4 Derby- 71 37 Dec. 8 Caldwell 49 35 Dec. 11 Valley Cent er 56 43 Dec. 18 Leon 55 53 Jan. 5 Rose Hill 54 36 Jan. 8 Clearwater 53 45 Jan. 12 Bell Plaine 61 67 Jan. 15 Oxford 40 41 Jan. 19 Agusta 58 57 Jan. 27-28 Haven Tourney Inman 44 40 Sterling 39 27 Jan. 29 Valley Center 66 42 Feb. 2 Caldwell 55 52 Feb. 5 Leon 56 44 Feb. 12 Clearwater 66 47 Feb. 16 Rose Hill 41 39 Feb. 19 Oxford 52 43 Feb. 23 Derby 55 49 Feb. 26 Augusta 64 56 H5 o .1 BAND MEMBERS: L. Banh, C. Hess, D. Apperson. V. Tarr, S. Harnett, K. Booth, N. Bowlby, M. Sul- livan, S. Eakins, S. Stout, L. Hatfield, C. Heller, C. Shoup, C. Geer, D. Ruesser, F. Shoemaker, J. Bullock, J. Ruesser, A. Rowan, C. Lewis, K. Niblack, D. Ferris, G. Daniels, S. Farber, S. Britton, H. Moore, C. Howard, K. Greiner, M. Blankenship, J. Bartholomew, B. Kimble, B. Shoup, B. Wheeler, G. Bartholomew, B. Dickey, K. Wolf, R. Howard, D. Lambky, J. Britton, W. Danley, L. Shepard, D. Lewis, F. Shoup, W. Cook, D. Salander. W. B. JOHNSON, Director Courtesy of DANIELS CAFE For Discriminate Dinners " Phone 110 Ia5ou6 Ljiee ( lub Another one of the music groups is the Boys Glee Club with its forty members. These boys practiced hard for the music festival. They really sounded nice at open house. The accompanist for the boys was Barbara Shoup. L lfiS Ljiee ( lub A A A .% % rt nj Four years of Do, Re, Mi ' s--up the scale and down--prac- ticing one or two songs day in and day out can become very tiring. B ut the Girl ' s Glee Club, consisting of ninety members, is finally rewarded for their efforts when they receive a one or two rating at the music festival, or hear the applause and congratulations from the people of our community after a music progi t i.- accompanists for the girls were Mary Lou Bowlby anc Shoemaker. _ _ . ram. The Dwlby and Frances Wi ed Ck orud y: ' ' ji} December 23 was a big night for the Mixed Chorus. We were presenting for the first time in Mulvane the beautiful Messiah, an Oratorio by Handel. Everything was going along fine until the recording machine started to play the Star Spangled Banner in the middle of the Hallelujah Chorus. But, with only that one small interruption the Messiah was a success. Our Mixed Chorus is a select group of music students con- sisting of sixty-five members. Other performances during the year were the Music Festivals and Commencement Accompanists Boy ' s Glee Club at work. 23 Courtesy of JOURNALISM CLASS Button, Button- -who found the Button? Josie! ... I don ' t know when I ' ve laughed as hard as I did at the junior play " Button Button " with Duane Salander as the com- ical Button. Margaret Titus, the director, certainly did a fine job selecting a " different type " play. Every one was very good in their parts. G. C. Daniels and Anise Apperson as Mr. and Mrs. Woodhouse had quite a time psychoanalyzing Button. Of course, Josie, played by LaVonna Pitts, knew that all it took was love to straighten out Button ' s mind. Dallas Hamilton, Charleen Lewis, Norma Jean MuUins, Mary June Pyeatt, Cecil Howard, and Paul Satterthwaite in their various parts kept us all in suspense until the end- -when Josie got the " Button. " ... A new maid for the home --and a love interest for Button. PAPENHAUS OIL CO. Phillips 66 Dealer Greasing Washing Mulvane, Kansas Miss Titus looks happy - with her bouquet of Mums and her new sweater set and angora cap and collar. 25 omecomin Our homecoming game on October 16 with Clearwater was one I ' ll long remember. Gayle Galvan crowned a sophomore, Lucille Laughery, Homecoming Queen. Her attendants were Kay Booth, senior, Delores Van Deest, junior, Dianne Lockhart, sophomore, and Jennis Reus- ser, freshman. Escorts for the attendants were Charles Copeland, senior, Earl Steinle, junior, Jerry Webster, sophomore, and George Wayman, freshman . The dance afterwards for the student body and alumni was lots of fun " Shop at Long ' s and you can ' t go wrong. " LONG EQUIPMENT CO. Phone 20 Mulvane. " • •, . Its o£ MULVANE LUMBER The F. F. A. Sockhop was one of the outstanding social events of the school year. After paying an admission. . . which went to the March of dimes -everyone danced in their stocking feet. The thrilling part came when Shirley Calvin and Everett McAdams were crowned King and Queen of the 1954 annual. The throne was a hay- stack placed in the center of the room. The King and Queen were elected by the students and townspeople. Attendants nominated by other classes were: runners up-Donna Lewis and Claire Fergusion, fresh- man; Sharon Eakins and Merle Mc- Kean, sophomores; And Francis Shoemaker and Larry Peckham, juniors Ski. A tsiH m. T ' p .. P [ " m Doris Armstrong Gayle Bartholomew Sam Bell Mary Beth Birkhead Don Buchanan Loretta Brown Genev Cherry Lorene Copeland Shirley Barnett Margaret Barton Jimmy Black Beverly Boss Ward Danley Carol Cammerer Dorthey Cooley Dorothy Cron Compliments of " QUALITY CLEANERS " Ila Davis Darell Davis Sandra Day Darell Deffenbaugh Credit man Shirley Farber Clair Ferguson Carole Hess Connie Hughes Dennis Faris Patricia Halpin Norma Higgs Ronald Howard 0 Larry Iverson Ceroid Kester Donald Lambkey Jo Ann Lewallen Alma Jackson Vivian Kilts Barbara Smith Donna Lewis Q f ' m Karen Marsh Pat Nicholson Jennis Reusser Lenwood Shepard Kay Niblack Joan Rennaker David Shaw Carolyn Shoup 1 , f , a U5S Compliments of " OBURN ' S MEATS " ■, ■ . 4 h i% k Kenneth Simon Billy Smith Kenneth Staten Van Tarr Dale Truman Dorothea Tucker Retha Wayman George Wayman Wayne Ward Jane Wensel OUena Wright Elaine Turner C3 r f O S.J ad Sophomore assembly. Larry Davis Doris Day Frank Dorsey Sharon Eakins Melva Ellis Carolyn Geer Don Giles Nancy Gosney Theda Harreld Carol Heller Gary Hightower Larry Hoefer Evelyn HoUingsworth Marvin Howe Vernon Kennedy John Abercrombie Newton Abercromb Darrell Allen Lois Armstrong Clyde Ballew — , ' Treva Blankenship Marilyn Bobbitt Patricia Boone John Boss Jim Bradberry Sally Britton Stanley Brown Jeanette Bullock Katharine Burke Larry Carver Joan Church Margaret Clasen Donald Coleman Barbara Crawford Kay Daniels oijh T ' omore Compliments of MARSH PLUMBING CO. Hot Point Appliances, Repairs :L :-! : Barbara Knox Lucille Laughary Clifford Lawyer Lorin Leaf Connie Leatherman Dianne Lockhart Royal McCaskey Merle McKean Roberta McLeod Joyce Miller Charlene Millen Regina Nett Delores Niblack Claude Nicholson Anita Phillips Berton Price Kirsten Radford Gary Richards Amy Dell Rowen Charlotte Shelton a o life f add Courtesy of MULVANE SADDLE CLUB and RODEO COMMITTEE Mulvane, Kansas o i _ n Sophomore Assembly. Robert Shoemaker Donald Simon George Smith Gary Snow Max Steinle Bill Storey Retha Strait Jerry Lee Travis Melvin Trott Larry Turner Ruthine Van Deest Duane Walker Jerry Webster Robert Wheeler Roberta York Anise Apperson LaRue Barth Joyce Bartholomew Don Barton Don Bishop Myrla Blakenship Marylou Bowlby Deloris Burdick Patsy Clasen G. C. Daniels Marion Deffenbaugh Bill Dickey Jimmy Faris Donald Goldsmith Bessie Goodin Dallas Hamilton Benita Higgs Cecil Howard Michl Howard Ennogene Kyle Gharlene Lewis Robert Logan Darell McKean Norma McKee SIMON SERVICE Automobile Repainting, Car Repairing, Body and Fender Work. Shirley Millen Sharon Mills Francine Moyer Norma Mullins Larry Peckham LaVonna Pitts Dean Pogue Mary June Pyeatt James Redick Barbara Reed Duane Salander Paul Satterthwaite UJ Dennis Simon Frances Shoemaker Maryellen Shoemaker Harlan Snyder Earl Steinle Wayne Storey Marlene Sullivan Karla Sunnmers Bob Teetzel Delores Van Deest John Van Deest Faye Woods •i r ( A 9 O Senior L wi tcerd RICHARD ALLEN DEAVER Senior Class President Hi-Y 1.2,3; Quill Type 3,4; Student Council 1; Football 1,2,3,4; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Track 1,2; Mixed Chorus 1,2,3,4; Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Junior Play 3; Sophomore Class Secretary 2; Junior Class President 3. F.H.A. 2; Kayettes 2,3,4; LOU ANN WOODS Senior Class Vice - President Pep Club 2,3,4; Speech Club 4; Annual Staff 3,4; Annual Class Editor 3; Annual Advisor 4; Band 3; Pep Band 3; Glee Club 2,3,4; Mixed Chorus 3,4; Office Assistant 2,3; Speech Festival 4; Kayette Publicity Chairman 4; Speech Club Sec- retary 4; TRANSFER WICHITA, HAMILTON INTERMEDIATE 2. GARY LEE HOWARD Senior Class Secretary F.F. A. 1,2,3,4; Hi-Y 1,2, 3,4; Football 1,2; Basketball 1,2; Track 2; Assistant Class Editor of Annual 4; Glee Club 3,4; Vocational Agriculture Dairy Judging Team 3; Annual Staff 4. DON ORRELL Senior Class Treasurer ball 1,2,3,4. F.F. A. 1,2,3,4; Hl-Y 1,3,4; Foot- CARLOTTA BIRKHEAD Student Council Representative Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 2,3,4; Kayettes 2, 3,4; F.H.A. 2, 3; Quill Type 3,4; Cheerleader 2,3,4; Junior Play 3; Junior Class Vice-President 3; Kayette Social Chairman 4; F.H.A. Song Leader 3; Quill Type Secretary 4; Pep Club 2,3,4; Student Council Vice- President 4; Legion Queen Candidate 3; TRANSFER PARIS, ARKANSAS 2. GAYLE GALVAN Student Council Representative Hi-Y 1,2,3, 4; Student Council 3,4; Football 1,2,3,4; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Track 1,2,3; Hi-Y Secretary 2; Freshman Class President 1; Home- coming Escort 2,3; Football Captain 4. " Congratulations Seniors " PAYDENS INC. Se eniots MRS. MARGARET APPERSON Transfer student from Gate, Oklahoma 4. GERALD WAYNE BACHMAN F.F.A. 1,2,3,4; Quill Type 3,4; Student Council 4; Foot- ball 1,3; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Glee Club 1; F.F.A. Sec- retary 3; F.F.A. President 4. EULA KAY BOOTH Kayettes 1,2,3.4; F.H.A. 1,2; Quill Type 3,4; Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Band 1,2,3; Pep Band 3; Kayette World Service Chairman 2; Kayette Point Director 3; Kayette Treasurer 4; Homecoming Attendant 4. NORMA JEAN BROWN F.H.A. 1; Kayettes 1,2,3,4; Pep Club 1,2,3; Speech Club 4; Student Council 1; Quill Type 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Office Assistant 3,4; Junior Play 3; Sophomore Class Treas- urer 2; Junior Class Treasurer 3; Kayette Secretary 4; Home- coming Queen 1; Legion Queen Candidate 1. SHIRLEY ANN CALVIN Kayettes 1,2,3,4; Pep Club 1,2,3; Speech Club 4; Quill Type 3,4; F.H.A. 1; Glee Club 1.2,3,4; Mixed Chorus 1, 2,3,4; Triple Trio 2,3; Mixed Quartet 4; Band 2,3; Office Assistant 4; Junior Play 3; Kayette Secretary 3; Kayette Vice-president 4; Pep Club President 2; F. H. A. Social Chair- man 1. PATSY ANN CHURCH Kayettes 1,2,3,4; F.H.A. 1,2,3,4; Pep Club 1,2,3,4; Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Mixed Chorus 2,3,4; Annual Staff 4; F.H.A. Social Chairman 4; Annual Staff Business Manager 4. BETTY JANE COFFEY F.H.A. 1,2,3,4; Kayettes 1,2,3,4; Quill Type 3,4; Pep Club 1,2,3; Speech Club 4; Glee Club 1,2; Annual Staff 4; Junior Play 3; Quill Type Vice-President 4; F.H.A. Pub- licity Chairman 4; Annual Editor 4. W L GARAGE Good Luck Seniors ' Satisfaction our Aim ' Phone 200 U y.4 Se eniord CHARLES LEE COPELAND Hi-Y 1.2,3,4; Pep Club 2,3; Football 1,2,3,4; Basketball 1, 2,3,4; Band 1,2,3; Mixed Chorus 1,2,3,4; Glee Club 1,2,3, 4; Boy ' s Quartet 1; Mixed Quartet 2,3,4; Speech Festival 4; State Music Festival 1; Junior Play 3; Hi-Y Program Chairman 3; Speech Club President 4; Annual Sports Editor and Photo- grapher 3; Annual Advisor 4; Homecoming Escort 4. KENNETH FERGUSON Hi-Y 1,2; F.F.A. 4; Football 1,2; Track 1,2,3; Annual Photographer 3; Annual Staff 3. - li. JOETTA MARIE FLOWER Kayettes 1,2,3,4; F.H.A. 1,2,3,4; Pep Club 1,2,3,4; Glee Club 1,2,3,4. LAW RENCE MICHEAL GALVAN Hi-Y 1,2,3; F.F.A. 4; Football 1,2,3,4; Basketball 1,2; Track 1,2; Speech Festival 4; Freshman Class Vice-President 1; Hi-Y Vice-President 3; Hi-Y Devotions Chairman 2. ELEANOR McCLOUD GARDENHIRE Glee Club 2,3,4; Junior Play 3; TRANSFER ROSE HILL HIGH SCHOOL 2. BRUCE HAIsID Hi-Y 1,2,3,4; Quill Type 3,4; Student Council 3; F.F.A. 1,2,3,4; Football 1,2,3,4; Sophomore Class President 2; F.F.A. Treasurers; F.F.A. Vice-President 2. ROBERT WAYNE HOWARD Hi-Y 1,2,3; F.F.A. 4; Band 1,2; Glee Club 1,2; Football 1,2,3,4; Track 1,2,3,4; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Speech Festival 4; Hi- Y Devotions Chairman 3; Hi-Y Program Chairman 2. Courtesy of KIMBLE GROCERY s. 9» ) enioi d WILLIAM EARL KIMBLE Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4; Pep Club " . 3; Quill Type 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Boys Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Trumpet Trio 1, 2. 3. 4; Brass Sextet 1, 2, 3, 4; Mixed Quartet 2, 3, 4; Boys Quartet 1, 2; Pep Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Junior Play 3; Hi-Y Treasurer 3; Quill Type President 4; State Speech Contest 3; Office Assistant 4; Librarian 3; Basket Ball Recorder 4. SIDNEY Mckinley F.F. A. 3,4; Hi-Y 1, 2,3; Football 1,2, 3,4; Basketball 1,2, 3,4; Annual Advertisement Manager 4; Annual Staff 4; Vocational Agriculture Judging Team 3. EVERETT JOHN McADAMS F.F. A. 1,2,3, 4; F.F. A. Judging Team 3; F.F. A. Sentinel 3; F.F. A. Treasurer 4; Annual King 4. HOWARD RAY MOORE Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4; F. F. A. 2, 3, 4; Speech Club 4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 2; Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 2, 4; French Horn Quartet 2, 3, 4; Speech Festival 4; Junior Play 3. t WILMA JOY MATNEY F.H.A. 1,2; Kayettes 1,2; GleeClub 1,2; Mixed Chorus 1. 2; TRANSFER BELLE PLAINE 4. GARY KEITH MURROW F.F. A. 1, 2; Hi-Y 4; Class Editor of Annual 4; Annual Staff 4; Football Recorder 4; TRANSFER ALVA, OKLAHOMA 1. JANE ROSE NETT F.H.A. 1,2,3; Kayettes 1,2; Annual Staff 4; TRANSFER SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA 3. " Best Wishes, Seniors " Compliments of D L CAFE Se eniorS DELORES YVONNE REUSSER F. H. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Kayettes 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Council Presi- dent 4; Quill Type 3, 4; Pep Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Clarinet Quartet 2; Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Pep Band 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 2,3,4; F.H.A. Vice-President 2; F.H.A. President 3, 4; Homecoming Queen 2. EDWARD ROCKWELL F.F.A. 1,2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 1,2,4; Speech Club 4; Pep Club 3; Band 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 2, 3, 4; F.F.A. Poultry and Grains Judging Team 3; Speech Festi- val 4. DONA FAY ORRELL F.H.A. 1,2,3,4; Kayettes 1,2, 3,4; Pep Club 1,2,3,4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 4; Junior Play 3; Pep Club Presi- dent 3; F.H.A. Song Leader 4; Legion Queen Candidate 4; Annual Queen Candidate 3. JOEL RICHARD PACKARD F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 1; F. F. A. Judging Team 3; Freshman Class Treasurer 1. BARBARA ELLEN SHOUP Kayettes 1,2,3,4; F.H.A. 2,3,4; Quill Type 3,4; Student Council 1, 4; Pep Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Trumpet Trio 1. 2, 4; Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Pep Band 1, 2, 3; Mixed Quartet 2, 3,4; Junior Play 3; Kayette President 3,4; Student Council Secretar y-Treasurer 4; Kay- ette Treasurer 2; Freshman Class Secretary 1; Homecoming Queen Candidate 3. CARRIE SMITH Kayettes 1, 2, 3; F.H. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1; Mixed Chorus 1; F.H.A. Vice-President 3; F.H.A. Secretary 4. VERNON LEE STOREY F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Vocational Agricul- ture Poultry and Grain Judging Team 3; Vocational Agriculture Shop Contest 2; Football 1,2. Uif T - A ' Congratulations, Seniors " THE UNRUHS s»} -r S. enioi 3 JACK ELDON STOUT Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Basket- ball 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; Vocational Agriculture Judg ing Teams 2, 3; Hi-Y Secretary 4; Sports Editor of Annual 4; F.F. A. Reporter 3. JUANITA WALTON F.H. A. 1, 2; Kayettes 1, 2; Quill Type 3; Glee Club 1. GARY ROBERT SUMMERS Hi-Y 1,2,3; Quill Type 3,4; F.F. A. 4; Football 1,2,3,4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2; Sophomore Class Vice- President 2; Junior Class Secretary 3. NORMAN WELLS Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4; Quill Type 3,4; Student Council 2; Football 1, 2. 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 4; Glee Club 4; Mixed Chorus 4; Track 1. 2; Junior Play 3; Hi-Y Secretary 3; Quill Type Treasurer 4; Hi-Y Program Chairman 2. JAMES LINCOLN TURKLE Hi-Y 1,2,3; F.F. A. 1,2, 3,4. MARILYN JOY WOLF Quill Type 3,4; Pep Club 1,2,3,4; Kayettes 1,2,3; F.H. A 1, 2; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Annual Staff 4; Annual Music Editor 4; Kayette School Service Chairman 3. CLABOURNE L. WALKER F.F. A. 2,3,4; Hi-Y 1; Vocational Agriculture Poultry and Grain Judging Contest 3; Annual Club Editor 4; Football 1, 2. y RAMONA ERNESTINE LOGAN F.H. A. 1,2,3,4; Kayettes 1,2,3,4; Quill Type 3,4; Pep Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2; Mixed Chorus 1, 2; Annual Editor 3; Annual Advisor 4; F.H. A. Secretary 2; F.H. A. Treasurer 3; F. H. A. Degree Chairman 4; Student Coun- cil 2; Legion Queen Candidate 2; Football Recorder 4. 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