Myerstown High School - Myrialog Yearbook (Myerstown, PA)

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,!■ ' ' ■ •h vC, If • ' i ' ' , . . ■ z - , ' . T ' - ' , MMDun iiig fli4 S MWfllDL for i«f Table of Contents Page No. Foreword 4 Dedication 5 I rihiitc 6 Myrialog Staff 7 Alma Mater 8 Administration 11 -29 Seniors 33-59 Informal Shots 63-68 Who ' s Who 69-72 Senior Play 73-75 Senior History 76 Senior Will 77 Senior Prophecy 78-79 Senior Class Song 80 Senior " Yours Truly " 81-82 Underclassmen 85-94 Athletics 97-106 Activities 109-125 Event of The Year 129-138 Grateful Acknowledgment 139 Patrons 140-141 —3— FOREWORD In order to preserve precious memories of school days, we edit this booi ' C, " The Myrialog. " There are two reasons for its publica- tion — to record the accomi)lishments and deeds of the class of ' 55 and to keep in lasting memory the pleasant associations made dur- ing our sojourn at our Alma Mater. If in years to come memories may be recalled by scanning these pages, our efforts shall not have been in vain. The first publication of a yearbook began in 1921. The tradi- tion continued for two years, then the book lapsed. The class of 1949 again published a yearbook, giving it the title, " The Myrialog. " Now, we, the class of ' 55, continue this tradition. In future years, when we have each gone oui- own way, it is hoped that this yearbook will remind them oif the grand times enjoyed during theii- stay at Myerstown High School. Dedication Wc, the class of 1955. proudly dedicate our carbook. " The Myrialog. " to Mr. Howard Klopp. whose wise counsel, pa- tience, and willingness to help us, have been a constant source of inspiration. To us and our problems he has given unsel- fishly of his time and energ and therefore shall alwa s occup a fond place in our memories. His unfailing etTorts in for- warding our education will long be re- membered. —5— Tribute We wish to pay tribute to Miss Mabel C. Immei, who so willingly gave of her time and effort to make our senior vear a success. Without her able assistance we would not have been near as fortunate in our Landis and Landis Club, Magazine sales, the Fair, and in the publication of this yearbool;. Without her hand pushing us forward we would never have been able to attain our goal, the New York trip. To her now. in order to show our ap- preciation, wc pay this tribute. Myrialog Staff Row 1— S. Wandcll. J. Zinn, V. Ueaven. H. Baker, S. Tobias. B. Webber, P. Pottciger, ' . Savior. Row 2— H. Yeingsi. D. Jeflfers. P. Garloff. T. Schott, N. Honker, T. Cox. B. Labe. H. Mann. R. Bennclch. K. Hower. A. Deck. G. Heberling. I. Fox. FDITOR-IN-CHIEF CO-EDITOR Shirley Tobias .ARTISTS Vivian Deaven Thomas Cox Harold Mann PHOTOGR.APHER Sylvia Wandell SPORIS EDITORS Pat Pottelger Joel Zinn LITERARY EDITORS Irene Fox Helen Yiengst Nancy Honker Harold Baker ADVERTISING MANAGERS David Jeffers Terry Schott Ruth Bennctch VARIETY EDITORS Virginia Saylor Geraldine Heberling CIRCULATION MANAGERS Bernard Webber Kerniit Hower BUSINESS MANAGERS Peggy Garloff .■ rlene Deck Barbara Labe The staff has worked untiringly for their yearbook, the " Myrialog. " This is the sixth year it is published, the first publication being in 1949. We are sure it has improved much ,n these six years. Alma Mater Faithful and truc-hcarled, I-Cl us cheer our dear old High, Wc revere her and defend her. and her colors proudly fly: We will stand for her united. Of her deeds we gladly tell. Her colors streaming. Glad faces beaming. So here ' s a cheer for her that we all love so well. CHORUS Joyous and ever loyal. Let us boost for our old High, Let ev ' ry heart sing. Let evVy voice ring. There ' s no time to grieve or sigh. It ' s ever onward, our course pursuing. May defeat ne ' er our ardor cool. But, united. We will boost for her, our Old High School. 11 Honors she has taken. On the track and with the hall. May she always rank the highest. May her colors never fall. There ' s no other that can match her. When her team is on the field. Her boys the fleetest, Her girls the sweetest. Then here ' s a ch«er fpr her, for her who ne ' er will yield. —8— A lmmi frAtiDn —9- Mr. Harvey L. Nitrauer B.A., M.A. Supervising Piincipol Teaching Experience — 26 years Principal ' s Message It is our duty to know when to speak, when not to speak. HARVEY L. NITRAUER —11 — Board Dinner Clockwise — Mr. Monroe Haak. Mr. Roherl Schaeffer. Mrs. (ieorge Bleisleiti. .Ir.. Mr. Kodney Steltz. Mrs. John Shenk. Mr. Harve Nilraucr. Mis. Monroe Haak. Mr. John Shenk. Mrs. Rodney Steltz. Mr. Geors;e Bleistein, Jr. School Hoard I eft to Right: George Bleistein. Jr.. Treasurer; John B. Shenk. Director; Rohert B. .Schaeffer. Vice Presi- dent; Monroe Haak, President; Harve Nitraiier. Supervising I ' rincipal; Kodney Steltz. Sec- retary. —12— Mr, Harold A. Batdorf Mrs. Helen Briizhtbill B.S.. M.A. B.S. Mdtliemiilics f call i ami Physical lulacatinn Teaching Fxperience — 38 years Teaching E.xperience — . ' years Mr. . . [.ester Bucher B.S. Chemistry, Physics, Biology Teaching Experience — 18 years Miss Kathryn L. Dech B.A.. B.S.. M.A. Vocal Music and German Teaching Experience — 25 years —13— Mrs. I illiiin G. Emerick B.S. Second Grade Teaching Experience — 20 years Mr. Dwight C. Fake B.S. Social Sliidies Teaching Experience — 6 years Mrs. Mabel Groff B.S. First Grade Teaching Experience — 15 years Miss Anne C. Gruber B.S. Home Economics Teaching Experience — 3 years — 14 • Mr. Robert Hoffman B.S. Hciillli iiml Physical Etiiicolion Teaching Experience — 4 years Mrs, Clarion G. Horst B.S. Firsl Orailc Teaching Experience — 7 years r Miss Mabel C. Inimcl B.A. English and Geography Teaching Experience — 17 years Mrs. Ruth -. JelTers B.A. English and Mathematics Teaching Experience — 10 years —15- Mr. Howard Kl(ipp B.A., M.A. Soiitil Slutlivs (iiul Ccncral Business Teaching Fxpcrience — 5 years Miss Audrey V. Kopp B.S. Business Teaching Experience — 8 years Mr. Frederick W. Lantz B.A. Ilislory anil Cniiltince Teaching Kxperience — 20 years Mrs. Ruth T. Lantz A.B. School Librarian Teaching Experience — 16 years —16— Mr. Robert W. Mitchell Miss Jane North B.S., M.S. M.Ed., B.S. Science ami Driver ' s Training Second Grade Teachin g Experience — 29 years Teaching Experience — 5 years Mr. Albert .A. Reed B.S. Mathematics Teaching Experience — 27 years Miss Irene Schell B.S. Third Grade Teaching Experience — 27 years -17— Mr. John R, Sherman B.A., MA. Voialittnal Af;iiciiUiirc Teaching Fxperienec — 27 years Mrs. Joanne Shover B.A. English and Spanish Teaching Fxpericnce — 3 years Mr. Adam Snavcly A.M., M.Ed. Sixlli Gnuic ' leaching Hxperience — 21 years Mrs. H. Irene Snavely B.S. Filth Grade Teaching I-xpcriencc — 22 years —18— Miss Agnes M. Souders B.S. Third Grade Teaching Experience — 7 years Mr. Miles H. Steiner Industrial Arts Teaching Experience — 49 years Mrs. Blanche B. Weaver B.A. Fourth Grade Teaching Experience — 15 years Miss Anita C. Welch B.S, Art and English Teaching Experience — 3 years -19— Mr. Harold G. Ycagley B.S., M.Ed. (Major in Music) Band and History lc:iching f " pcricnce — 15 years Mrs. Angela Kerchcr R.N. School Nurse Experience — 4 years Mrs. Ellen S. lobias School Secretary Fxpericnce — 4 years Dr. (iet)rue Flanagan B.S.r M.D .S( liool Pot lor QiicciiN ( Dllcgc. Ontario St. Joseph Hiispii;il, H.iniillon —20- FacuKy Status Ml. lliirvcv L. Nitraucr Siipi-rvisiiif; Priiwi nil Highspire High School Siccllon Hitih School Lebanon ' ;illcy College I ' ennsvlvaiiia Stale University UniveisitN of l ' enns Ivania Mr. Harold A. Batdorf Malli Miilcrsville State Teachers College Lebanon Valley College Pennsylvania Stale University Columbia Unive-sity .Mbright College Mrs. Helen Brightbill Hcdilli ami Physical Education Myerstown High School East Stroiidsburg Slate Teachers College Lebanon Valley College Mr. A. Lester Biieher Chemistry. Physics, li.ology Quarryville High School Elizabethtown College Temple University Miss Kathryn L. Dech Vocal Music and German Myerstown High School Albright College Columbia University Ithaca College New York Ur.iversity Mrs. Lillian G. Emerick SccomI Grade Myerstoun High School Elizabethtown College Lebanon Valley College Kutztown State Teacheis College Mr. Dsvighi C. Fake Social Studies Lebanon High School Lebanon Valley Collegt Temple University Mrs. Mabel Groff First Grade South Lebanon High School iMillersville State Teachers College Albright College Lebanon Valley College Pennsvlvania State Univers ' iv Miss Anne C. Gruber Home Economics VVyomissir.g High .School Pennsylvania Stale University Beaver College Mr. Robert HofTnian Hcidlli and Physical I ' .dacatinn Myerstown High School V. est Chester Stale Teachers College Temple University Mrs. Clarion G. Horst I ' irst Grade Myerstown High School Millersville State Teachers College Lebanon Valley College Mi.ss Mabel C. Immel English and Social Studies Myerstown High School Albright College Millersville State Teachers College Mrs. Ruth E. Jeffers English Perkasie High School Ursinus College Drexel Institute University of Pennsylvania Mr. Howard Klopp Siiiial Studies Richland High School Queens College Franklin and Marshall College Millersville Stale Teachers College University of Pennsylvania Miss Audrey V. Kopp Business West York High School Elizabethtown College University of Michigan University of Wisconsin Northwestern University Pennsylvania State University Mr. Frederick W. Lantz History and Guidance Mechanicsburg High School Muhlenberg College Columbia University Temple University .Mbright College Lehigh University Millers ille Slate Teachers College —21— Mrs. H. Irene Snavely Fijih Grade JoncMown High School Millcr , illc St;ilc Teachers Collcpc Miss Agnes M. Souders Tliinl Clriule 1 obanon Hiyh School I-cbanon Valley Colleye Millersvillc State Teachers College Mr. Miles H. Steiner liuliislritil Arts Myerstown High School Albright College Lebanon Valley College Pennsylvania State University Millersville Slate Teachers College Mrs. Blanche B. Weaver I ' imrlh (inula Myerstown High School Albright College Wyoming University Millersville Slate Teachers " College Elizabethiown College Temple University Miss Anita C. Welch Art Bethel Township High School Kutzlown State Teachers College Pennsylvania State University Mr. Harold G. Yeagley Bund and .v o ' v William Penn High .School Lebanon Valley College Pennsylvania State University Mrs. Ruth T. Lantz Silitxil I.ihrarian Wyomissing High Shcool Bucknell University University of Pennsylvania Kut town Stale teachers College olimibia University Mr. Robert W. Mitchell Science ami Driver ' s Training Lewisbiirg High School Susquehanna University Pennsylvania State University Albright College Miss Jane North Second (inule Millcreek Township High School Millersville Slate Teachers College Pennsylvania State University Mr. Albert A. Reed Math Orwigsbiirg High School Kutzlown Slate leachers College Muhlenberg College Miss Irene Schell Third draJe Myerstown High School Lebanon Valley College Millersville Stale Teachers College Mr. John R. Sherman ViKUtiiinul Ai-ricnilnrc Bethel High School Elizabethtown Preparatory School Juniata Collegi; Columbia University Pennsylvania State University Mrs. Angela Kercher SchiKil Nurse Lebanon High School St. Joseph ' s Hospital. Reading Pennsylvania Stale University Lebanon Valley College Mrs. Ellen S. Tobias School Secretary Myerstown High School Mrs. Joanne F. Shovcr EnfiHsh and Spanish John Harris High School Lebanon Valley CoMege Mr. Adam Snavely 5 . 7 ( (trade Jonestown High School Millersville State Teachers College Lebanon Valley College Pennsylvania State University 09. Truant Officers . M spirii R RUSSEL BORDER Custodians If we did not have the ' e people in our schooU we would not have very clean surrounding? to work in. We are most grateful for the work and lime Ihcy spend in order to keep Myerstown High School neat and clean. In the future it would be very considerate if all the students would do their share in helping to keep our school clean. —23— •Well, let ' s Cicl Oil I Ik- H iII " " Gel ihdsc Ncwsuriini aiticlcs in Faculty In Action " Ihc Jokeslei " 500 V Olds Bv I orniir row ■ I u.ini iliosc cvpcrimcnts " " 1.II nou ' -24— " If you don ' t get i|ii;ct ou ' ll never get nut " " All eyes up here! " ' •Fall in " ' lune up! " -25— " Don ' t gel i.T pcrlinent: " I must tell oii ahout something I read! " " Do oii have gum? " HoneslK ■ lake lliis Dielalion " -26- " Chief Mouse Catcher " -27- Guess Who! Guess Who Si " N tCosV = Pit Eftseri ND NER ist DiESE MftDCHEwi n • " — " -•■■a Et tHoSE tHE Ke —29— Awmr -31- HAROLD R. IJAKILR 330 W. Main Ave. " Baker " Academic I ;ill and handsome — easy to get along with. WondcrlLil dancer — prefers out of town girls — can always be seen driving a Ford convertible or a triick. Soccer 3; Basketball Mgr. 3, 4-. Hi-Y 2, 3, — President 4; Newsgram 1. 2, 3, 4 — Sports Editor 3. 4; Camera Club 2. 3. 4— President; Boy " s Chorus I. 2, 3, 4; Mixed Chorus I. 2, 3, 4; Senior Play (Cliff Newkirk); Myrialog, Editor 4; County Chorus 2, 4. RUTH J. BENNETCH 1 1 1 W. Carpenter Ave. " Spook " Business Her motto — " Love ' em and leave ' em " — Hot rods with Spooks Plymouth — en- joys movies and dances only with male company — known for her finger speak- ing. Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4; 3, 4; Hockey team 2, 1. 2. 3, 4; Tri-Hi-Y 1 Staff 4; Library club 1 1, 2; Mixed Chorus 1 head Band majorette log 4. Cheerleading 1, 2. 3, 4; Softball team 2, 3, 4; Newsgram 2. 3; Girls ' Chorus 2; Ensemble 1, 2; 1, 2, 3, 4; Myria- RITA J. BOWMAN R. D. No. 2, Myerstown. Pa. " Blondie " Home Ec. Beautiful blonde hair — shy around op- posite sex — travels with Kathy — good Home Ec. student — blushes beautifully. Tri-Hi-Y 1, 2. 3. 4; F.H.A. 3. 4. —33— KATHRYN M. UKOWN Route 2. Mycrstinvn " Kassie " IUmiic Ec. Popular with Junior class — Runs around with Rita — does to hoc downs for a reason — Ciiri with the giggles — A rriencl to all. Iri-Hi-Y 1, 2, 3. 4; F.H.A. !, 2. 3. 4: Secretary 4. THOMAS S. COX 6 W. Washinmon Ave. " Coxic " Cicnera! Always late lor school — soda jerk at the Sugar Bowl — drives a hot Chevy Con- vertible — doesn ' t bother much with girls — good talker — wonderful artist. Hi-Y 2, 3. 4. Chaplain 4; Newsgrani 2, 3; Boys " Chorus I. 3. 4; Mixed Chorus 3. 4; Myrialon 4. VIVIAN E. DEAVEN Mycrslown, Route 3 " Deavie " Business Hot rods with a Hudson — Good busi- ness student — Wonderful artist — A friend in need — Plans to be a secretary — Wil! probably be a housewife. Tri-Hi-Y 2, 3. 4; chaplain 4; Newsgrani typist 4; Camera Club 2; Band Majorette 1, 2, 3, 4; Senior Play (Rose Jortlan); My- rialog Stall. —34- ARLI NE S. DECK Mycrstown, Route 3 " Arlene " Business GoikI business student — One of the quiet girls — Drives an Olds — A friend to e eryone — Plans to be a secretary. Tri-Hi-Y 3. 4; Nevvsgram Financial Sec- retary 4; F.H.A. 3, 4rMyrialog Staff 4. GERALD S. DERR Richland, Route 1 " Derr " Agriculture Small but mighty — one of Mr. Sher- man ' s boys — always seen with Spider — 1st class joker — very interested in oppo site sex — ardent admirer of chemistry class. F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Chaplain 4. DAVID E. EBLING 515 So. Railroad St. ' Ebby " General Has interests in Sophomore class — an all around athlete — Has a fan cluh which just swnons over him. Soccer 1 . 2. 3. 4. Co-captain 3, 4; Basket- ball 1. 2. 3. 4. Co-captain 3; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 2, 3. -35— WILLIAM J. li;NCiL 304 S. Cherry St. " Fenny " General Plays a mean tromhonc — lrcc|UL ' ml dri cs a ne s Olds — a reliable news buy — winilil like school better if it contained nc teachers. Soccer team 4, Manager; Basebi ' ll 2. 3. 4; Hi- ' 2. 3; Band I. 2. 3, 4; County band I. 2. 3: District orchestra 2. WILLIAM G. FESSILR R. D. No. I, Womelsdort " Billy " Asriculture Holds interests in Junior class — Hails from Stouchsburg — A kno n flirt — Could easily have done without school. Hi-Y 4. ERNESI O. FIRESTINE Route 3, Myerstown " Ernie " Business Quiet?? Ciood sense of humor — Has a large, and growing " fan club. " — Good athlete. Basketball I. 2, 3, 4; Baseball I. 2. 3, 4; Hi-Y 2; Basketball Co-Captain 4. —36— IRF.NF. M. FOX 307 W. Oirpcnlcr St. ' " Rene " Genera! Always smiling — Usuall the ohjeel ol ' some one ' s joke — Also known as 5 by I — Travels with Pat and Syl. — Future nurse. Basketball 1. 3; Hockey 2, 3; Tn-Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4; President 4; Newsuram I, 2, 3. 4; 1st page editor 3. 4; F.lf.A. 1. 2, 3. 4, liand 1. 2. 3. 4; Secretary 4: Myriakn; Stair 4. PEGGY A. GARLOFF 10 S. Cherrv St.. Mverstown " Peg- Business Cute, petite girl who is always busy — Will make an efficient secretary — Likes to dance — One of our school treasurers, Tri-Hi-Y 3. 4; F.H.A. 1; Girl.s " Chorus 1. 2, 3. 4; Mixed Chorus 1. 3. 4; Myrialog Staff 4; Tri-Hi- ' treasurer 4: County Chorus 4. SHIRLEY M. GASSERT 49 1 2 W. Main St.. Mverstown " Peep " ' Business Peppy little cheerleader — Has begun to give those fellows a break — Has a friend- ly smile for everyone. Basketball 1. 2; Cheerleading 1. 2, 3. 4. Hockey Team 2. 4; SoftbaM Team 1: Student Council I; Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2. 3, 4; Band Majorette I. 2, 3. 4; Cheerleading Captain 4: F.H.A. 1. 2. 3. 4; F.H.A. treasurer 4. —37— CHARLHS J. GFIB Rome I. Richhind " Charles ' Uusincss Possesses a ' ■grotesque ' " i)cabulary. Believes in being an individualist — Would probably do well as Emily Post ' s assistant. Hi-Y 2, 3. 4; Camera Club 3. 4; Boys ' Chorus 2, 3, 4; Camera Club Treasurer 3. VERNA M. GIBBLE Route 2, Myerstown " Ciibble " Home Ec. Ouiet, reserved — Good student — Friendly personality — One of our future nurses. Tri-Hi-Y 4; Girls ' Chorus 1. 2. 3. 4. BET! Y M. HALDEMAN Route 2, Myerstown " Betsy " General Charming lass with sleek hair-do — Fa- vorite pastimes arc sleeping in P. O. D. class or day-dreaming about that ' certain guy. " Tri-Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4; F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 4. —38— FLORENCE r:. HAI.DF.MAN Route 2, Mycrslown " Flossie ' Home Ec. Always biisiliii!: aboul — Kc|it very busy as a waitress at the Elton and the Co-Ed. — Hasn ' t founti that dream man yet. Tri-Hi-Y I, 2, 3. 4: F.il A. I. 2. 3 4. GERALDINE L. HEBERLING Route 3, Myerstown " Gerry " jj General Dark and vivacious little gal — Snappy as ginger spice — Good actress with terrific oiee — Has " her man " all picked out. J " ri-Hi-Y 3. 4; Senior Plav (Marcella) 4; F.H.A. 3. 4: Girls ' Chorus 1. 2. 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 3; Myrialot; Stall " 4. WARREN C. HEILMAN 807 S. Railroad St.. Myerstown " Bud " General Dark — good-looking lad with easy smile — Known for that slow, deliberate vsalk — Intends to join the Navy. -39— GERALDINE F. HONKER 311 Oak Street. Mverstown " Jcrrv " Business Never has nnieh to say — Makes up Peep, Kline and Honker trio — Shy, but pleasant smile. Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2. 3. 4: F.H.A. 3. 4, NANCY A. HONKER 36 W. Main St., Myerstown " Honkie " Academic Wonderful swimmer — The type of stu- dent a teacher likes — Is a whiz at playing the " clarinet " — Is outstanding for her " brainy " answers. Library Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Tri-Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4; Ncwsgram 1, 2, 3, 4; Editor 3, 4; Bas- ketball 1, 3, 4; Hockey 3, 4; Softball 2. 3, 4; Sr. Band I, 2, 3. 4; Girls " Chorus 1. 2, 3, 4; Sr. Play (Velda Stevens); Mvrialou Staff 4; County Band 1, 2, 3, 4; District Band 3, 4; District Chorus 4-, Camer ' Club 2, 3, 4; District Orchestra 3, 4, County Chorus 2, 3, 4. CURTIS E. HOUTZ 9 E. Richland Ave., Myerstown " Earr General Very enthusiastic about school, and life in general?? Would probably bo success- ful as chief of an Indian tribe —40— ROBiRi c. nowi.ii. 122 S. Cherry St., Mycrstown " Apple " General Never a dull nioineiu when Apple is around — Always has a joke or story to tell that ' s never been heanl before ' . ' ? Basketball manaszer 3; Baseball in.inacer 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 2 3. 4. KERMIT L. HOWER 23 E. Richland St., Myerstown ■ " Kermie " General That man about town — Has many fe- male admirers — Sports Ace — Enjoys making speeches. Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1, 2. 3, 4; Hi-Y 2. 3, 4; Basket- ball Co-captain 4; Hi-Y secretary 4; My- rialos Staff 4. PATRICIA A. HOWr-R Mt. Aetna " Pat " Business Rarely seen in school — Five Dime clerk — Prefers older men. Tri-Hi-Y I. 2. 3. 4: Girls " Chorus 4; F.H.A. 3. 4. 2. 3. H— DAVID M. JHFFFRS 304 W. M;iin St.. MvcrsTown " Jctl " Academic Drives a liand-paiiUcd liot-rod — Has interests in jiinii)r class — Handles the nionev of the Sr. class — Spends most of his time remodeling his ear. Hi- ' 2. 3, 4: ice President 4; Boys Chorus I. 3. 4; Mixed Chorus 3. 4; My- rialog Stair 4; Senior F ' lay (Mr. Rutledge); County Chorus 4; Class Treasurer 1. 2. 3. 4; Student Council 2, Secretary. KENNETH E. KIEFFFR I I Race St.. Mverslov. n " Kennv " Cieneral Puts in lime at Steinmetz ' s Ciarage — Favorite class is trig — Drives a black " Chevie. " Boys " Chorus 2. 3. 4. ROSIANN I. Kl.lNF R. D. No. 3, Mycrstown " Rosie " Home Ec. Always totes a shoulder strap bag — Has considerable male trouble. Tri-Hi-Y I, 2, 3, 4; Softball 1, 2; Camera Club 2, 3, 4; F.H.A. 2, 3. 4; Band 2, 3, 4; Color uuard. SANDRA I KOI I Ik 308 W. M;iin St., MycrsKnvn " Sussie " Business Giggle of the senior class — Tells rare jokes no one understands — Has college and Air Force interests. Hockev 2, 3; Basketball I. 2, 3. 4; Base- ball I, ' 2. 3, 4: Nevvsiiram I, 2, 3. 4; Tri- Hi-Y 1, 2, 3. 4; F.H.A. I. 2. 3. 4; Senior Play (Sandr;i Kini:), Ciirls ' C ' iKiriis I 2, 3,4. NANCY A. KRALL Mt. Aetna " Krallie " Home Ec. Drives a green Chrysler — Never misses a basketball game — always seen with Helen Yiengst. Baseball team 3; Tri-Hi-Y 4; Girls " Chor- us 1,2, 3, 4; Myrialog 4. BARBARA J. LABE Route I . Mverstown ' Labie " Business Quite a neat dresser — Always has " Re- lative " trouble — Speaks up in English and P. O. D. classes. Tri-Hi-Y 1, 2, 3. 4; Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4; Hockey 3; F.H.A. 2; Softball 2, 3; Myrialog Stall 4; Newsgram St:ilT 4; Li- bra rv Club 1. —43— SHIRL[;Y M. l.OUSER Mt. Aetna. Pa. " Cookie " Business Drives a " blue Chevic " — Very polite — Enjoys playing basehall. Tri-Hi-V I, 2, . 4; F.H.A. 3. 4; Studeni Council 2; Ncwsgrani 4; Hockey 4; Soft- ball 2, 3, 4. HAROLD J. MANN. Jr. 3 East Carpenter St., Myerstown " Skip " Business Knows his history and ro :ilty — Has interests in lower grades — Can handle a paint brush just like a professional artist. Hi-Y 4; Newsgram I, 2, 3, 4; Bovs " Chor- us 2, 4; Mixed Chorus 4; Band l ' . 2. 3. 4: County Chorus 4; Myrialog Stall 4. JOHN E. MENTZER " Johnny " Agriculture Dream on the dance tloor sportsman — He ' s in the F.F.A. have doubts about his future. Soccer 1, 2, 3. 4; Basketball 1. Baseball 1, 2. 3, 4; Hi-Y I, 2. F.A. 1 2, 3, 4; V. Prcs. 4. Active , but we 2, 3, 4; 3, 4; F. CHARLl :S I . MIl.l.lR 408 S. College St., Myersi.own " Poss " Gcncn! Drives a hluc Poiitiac com crlible — Naturally takes In Reading Nurses. Soccer I, 2, 3; Basketball 1. 2; Hi-Y I. 2, 3, 4; Band I, 2. LARRY L. MORRIS 304 S. College St., Myerstown. Pa. " Larry " General His wavy hair is an outstanding feature — owns a ' " 48 Chevie " — His heart be- longs to just one girl??? Hi- ' I. 2. 3. 4. IHO.MAS W. Nl.XON 10 E. Bahney Ave., Myerstown " Tom " General Ouiet — Thinks more than he talks — Ts an expert pin-ball boy. —45— ARIULIR F. NOIL, Jr. Route 3, Myersti)wn " Nollic " General Drives ;i " ' S Dodge " — willing to help when it eoneerns Physies and Cheniistry — Reeentiy joined the U. S. Navy Re- serves. Baseball 1. 2: Hi-Y 2. 3. 4: Bovs ' Chorus I, 2. 3. 4; Mixed Chorus 2, 3. ' 4. JERE D. PEARSON 519 S. Cherry St.. Myerstown " Turk " General Very active in sports — Usually found with Mareeta — Knows how to handle a baritone. Soccer 1. 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1 2. 3, 4; Baseball I, 2, 3; Hi-Y I, 2. 3. 4; Senior Play (Grant Terry); Band 1.2. 3. 4; County Band I, 2. GEORGE E. PEIFFER Stouchsburg, Pa. " Pif " General Seen hot rodding in his " Pontiac " — girls seem to be his main interest — Known as Bernard ' s light-haired shadow. Baseball 3; Hi-Y 3, 4; [3oys ' Chorus 3. 4. PATRICIA A. F ' OI II l(,l R IS i;. Main Si.. Mycrsiown " P ' ' t Acaclcmi;- Niitcd lor her i;rcai charm .mJ fascinat- ing smile — Eating is her favorite pastime — bojs are her least interest — Plans to he a nurse. F.H.A. I. 2: Tri-Hi-Y I, 2. 3. 4; News- gram 2, 3, 4; Baskelhall I, 2, 3, 4; Chccr- leading 1, 2, 3, 4; Hockey 2, 3, 4; Student Council 3: Girls ' Chor us I, 2. 3. 4; Mixed Chorus 3. 4; linsemble I, 2. 3. 4; Band 2. 3, 4; Myrialog Stalf 4; Senior Play (Sylvia Lee); Co-captain of Basket- ball team 4; Co-captain chccrlcading 3; Countv Chorus 3. 4; F istrict Chorus 4. HAROLD L. RUTH Stouchsbursz. Pa. " Tommv ' Asriculture Hails from Stouchsburg — Easy going and swell fella to work w ith — Never both- ers girls. F.F.A. 4. VIRGINIA L. SAYLOR Route 3. Mverstown ' " Ginnv " General Cinderella of our class — Has hair as gold as the sun — Has a most charming voice. Tri-Hi- i ' 1. 2. 3. 4; Newscram 4; Library 4; F.H.A. I. 2. 3. 4; Girls ' Chorus I. 2, 3, 4; Myrialon 4; Countv president of F.H.A. 4. —47— ANDREW R. SCHOENER Stouchsburg, Pa. " Andy " Agriculture Sports a neat crewcut — Attracts oppo- site sex — Very quiet — Easy to get along with — Travels with the Stouchsburg gang. Rand 4. MARLENE E. SCHOENER 18 W. Main St., Mycrstown " Marlene " Business Heart found in Womclsdorf — Drives a " blue Dodge " — One of tlic busy school treasurers. Tri-Hi-Y I, 2, 3, 4; Student Council 2. 3. 4; Girls ' Chorus I. 2, 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 3, 4; Band I. 2. 3, 4; Tri-Hi-Y Secretary 4. County Chorus 4; County B nd 4. TERRY O. SCHOTT 600 Lincoln Ave., Mycrstown " Schotty " General Good Athlete — Wants to get married — Drives a green ' 49 Chevie — Often seen playing cards. Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4; Ba.sketball 1. 2, 3. 4: Baseball 1, 2, 3. 4; Student Council 1. 3: Hi-Y 2. 4; Stranger In The Night 4, (Sam Fisk), Camera Club 4; Boys ' Chorus 1. 2. 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 1, 2, 3. 4; Hand 1. 2; Myrialog 4; County Chorus 2, 3, 4; Coun- ty Band 1 , 2; I istrict Chorus 4. —48— ROBHR I L. SCHRACK Womclsdorf, R. 1). 1 ' Bob " Agriculture Drives a sleek, black, ' 54 Ford — Very co-operative — Hails from Stouchsburg — Goes to Hoe Downs. F.F.A. 4. BETTY M. SHOWER Route 1 , Myerstovvn " Betty " Business Works at the Mary Elton — Gay and carefree — Capable of handling a typewrit- er. Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2. 3. 4; Newsgram 4; Soft- ball 2. FRANKLIN D. SEIGFRIED Myerstown, R. D. 2 " Ziegy " Agriculture Hot Rods in a red ' 47 Chevie — Swell to get along with — Enjoys Hoe Downs. F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4. —49- PAUI r. SNYDFR Richland, R. D. 1 " Spider " Agriculture Tears aroinul in blue ' 48 Ford — Slices hut dogs at the " Doggie Shop " — Active F.F.A. bov. F.F.A. I, 2, Chaplain 3. President 4. YVONNE VT. SONON R. D. No. 2, Myerstown. Pa. " Vonnie " liusincss Attractive — lun to be around — One of the first in our class to receive a diamond. Tri-Hi-Y 4; Newsgram 4. RONALD A. SWANGER 515 S. Cherry St., Myerstown " Skunk " General Plays cards — Loves school ' — Rather quiet — Always half-asleep. Library Club I; Camera Club 2; Basket ball Mur. 4; Soccer 2, 3; Baseball Mur. 4. —50— JOHN H. I ICE 205 W. Ciirpcntcr St.. Mycrstown " Tus " General Owns a green ' 50 Ford Convertible — Lutz ' s right-hand boy — Gets big thrill out of German Class — Often seen in shop. Soccer 2; Student Coinicil I; lli-Y 2; Rand I. 2, 3. SHIRLEY A. TOBIAS I 1 I South Cherry St., Mycrstown. Pa. " ■ ' roby " Home Economics Red head of the class — usually found driving in a " gray Olds " — first to sport a diamond. Tri-Hi-Y I, 2. 3. 4; Newsgram 1. 2; Cheerleadins 2, 3, 4; Hockev (Manager) 1, 2; F.H.A . 2. 3. 4; Senior ' Play (Nona Polard); Myrialog Staff (Co-editor), Ca- Captain of Cheerleadins; 4; President of F.H.A. 3. 4; Vice-President Tri-Hi-Y 4. MARLIN J. UMBERGER Myerstown, R. D. 3 " Umbie " Agriculture Sleeps in class — Champion knuckle cracker — Has blonde hair — Likes basket- hall — Our pin boy. Baseball 2, 3; F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4. —51- WILBUR H. WAGNER S37 South Railroad St., Myerstovvn " Buddy " General Expert about cars — one of our safer drivers? — Always has his chcmistrv ex- periments in — Owner of a " 50 Plymouth Convertible with duals. SYLVIA K. WANDELL 21 South College St., Myerstown, Pa. " Syl " Academic Possesses many cats — older hoys seem to be her weakness — has mastered many fancy dancing steps, includins: the mam- bo. Student Council 4; Tri-Hi-Y L 2, 3, 4; Ncwsgram I, 2, 3. 4; Library 1. 2. 3, 4; Senior Plav (Mable Crane); Camera Club 1, 2, 3. 4; ' f.H.A. 4; Band I, 2; Myrialog Stalf (Photographer) 4. President of Stu- dent Council 4; Historian of Tri-Hi-Y 4; Vice-President of Camera Club 3, 4. BERNARD W. WEBBER ]5 W. Main Ave., Myerstown " Cosma " General Always late — Has frequent eight o ' clock sessions in office — Parks at a wa- ter tank — Likes blonde hair. Basketball 1; Student Council 2. 4; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Boys ' Chorus 3, 4; Band I, 2, 3. 4; Myrialog StafT 4; County Chorus 4. —52— HELEN J. YIENGST R. D. No. 2. Mvcrstown. Pa. JAY I,. WFNCiER Mycrstown, R. D. 3 ' Reds ' Business Has tlatniii!: red hair — Drives a " hot " ' 55 Chevic — A loyal lircnian— -Loves to sing — Doesn ' t bother with opposite sex. Soccer Mgr. 3; Basketball Myr. 2. 3. 4; Baseball Mgr. 2, 3, 4; Boys ' Chorus I, 2. 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 2. ' 3. 4; Band 4; County Chorus 2. 3. 4. " Yiengstie ' Home Economics Waitress at the " H " — has deep interests in the basketball team — is a whiz when it comes to working in the kitchen. Tri-Hi-Y 3, 4; F.H.A. 1, 3, 4; Girls ' Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Myrialog Staff 4; Vice President of F.H.A. 4. JOEL H. ZINN 108 S. Railroad St., Myerstown " Joel " General Going to Pcnn State. Plays a mean drum — neat dresser — A Stan Kenton fan — President of Pat Potteiger fan club. Soccer Mgr. 1. 2, 3. 4; Basketball Mgr. 2. 3. 4; Hi- ' V ' 2. 3. 4; Newsgram I. 2. 3. 4; Stranger In the Night (Eddie Beach); Boys ' Chorus 1; Band 1. 2, 3. 4; Myrialog 4; County Band 3, 4; Class President 1, 2. 3; Vice President 4. —53— Senior Class Officers Left to Right: Peggy Garloff — Secretary, Joel inn — Vice President, lerry Schott — President. David JefTers — Treasurer. Class Colors — Royal Blue and While Class Flower — White Rose Class Motto — Knowledge comes; but wisdom lingers. Memoirs of the Senior Year We .shall never forget our class play rehearsals and then the big event of public perform- ance on the evenings of November 18th and 19th. Our other big events all occurred at the end of the year. Our Class Trip was first, on the 9th, lOth and 1 Ith of May. We had one day of rest, then the Junior-Senior Prom on the 13th. Iliis was followed by Class Day on May 20lh, This was our last day to " blow off our steam. " The more serious events came next, with Bacca- laureate on May 22nd. The final, but most signilicant event, was Commencement. Now we are on our own, facing the problems of a life lime which will yield success and happiness to every- one. —54— —55— —56— -57— -58— 0 i CoX —59— informAl iiAt -61— HfV4E P CoKE Wo- HUfA ' . —63— —64— —65— —66— —67— —68— Who ' s Who MOST POPULAR Shirley Tobias - — Terry Schott MOST SCHOOL SPIRIT Shirley Gassert — Ernest Firesline MOST LO ELORN Geraldine Heherling — John Tice BLSr 1 OOKING " vonnc Sonon — David Ebling —69— Who ' s Who CONTRIBUTFD MOST TO M. H. S. Peggy Garloff — Joel Zinn MOST STUDIOUS Nancy Honker — David Jeffers (KM I Y INCI INI I) Knili Bcniiclch — Terry Schott MOSI 1 IKI 1 lO SUCCFl D I ' cggy C. mIoII — David JetTcrs —70— Who ' s Who dtit ' MUSICALLY INCLINED Nancy Honker — William Pencil MOST COURTEOUS Marlene Schoener — Charles Gcib PEPPIEST Shirle Gassert — Harold Mann Hf-Sl A mil IIS Pairieia Pottcigcr — Ernest Firesline —71 — Who ' s Who 111 M i) NC I K SylvKi Wandcll — John Mcnizer BEST PERSONALITY Irene Fox — Joel Zinn CLASS CLOWNS Sandra Koller — Robert Howel BFST URhSShD Biiibaia Labe — Harold Baker —72— STRANGER IN THE NIGHT Cast SYLVIA LEE Patricia Potteiger MABLE CRANE Sylvia Wandcll GRANT TERRY Jere Pearson J. T. RUTLEDGE David Jcffers VELDA STEVENS Nancv Honker CLIFFORD NEWKIRK Harold Baker NONA POLLARD Shirley Tobias EDDIE BEACH Joel Zinn ROSE JORDAN Vivian Deavon SAM FISK Terrv Schott MARCELLA BENDER Geraldine Hcherling SANDRA KING Sandra Koiler POLICEMAN Arthur Noll Committees STAGE SETTING — Manual Training classes, pupils of related arts classes — Miss Anita Welch — Mr. Miles Steiner. TICKETS — Arlene Deck. Irene Fox, Robert Schrack, Nancy Krall — Miss Mabel Imnicl, Mr. Harold Batdorf, Mr. Lester Bucher, Mr. Miles Steiner, Mr. Dwighl Fake. M. KE-UP — Betty Shov er, Shirley Louser. Virginia Savior. Kathryn Brown, Helen Yiengsl, Patricia Hower. Reta Bowman, Verna Gibble. Ruth Bennelch. Florence Haldeman. Betty Haldeman, Yvonne Sonon — Mrs. William Fairlamb. Jr. PUBLICITY— Arthur Noll. Harold Ruth. Paul Snyder. Thomas Cox, Kcrniil Hower— Miss Anita Welch. STAGE CREW — Bernard Webber. Shirley Gassert. Kenneth Kieffer. STAGE PROPERTIES— Harold Mann. Charles Geib, Irene Fox, Barbara Labc— Mr. Howard Klopp. PROGRAMS — Joel Zinn. Harold Baker. Jay Wengcr. R. Bennetch. .Andrew Schocner-Miss Mabel Immel. PROMPTERS— Marlene Schoener, Peggy Garloff. MUSIC— Mr. Harold Yeagley. DIRECTOR— Mrs. William Fairlamb. Jr. -73— Now wc rcallv found oul whal rmiscle-hoiind Sandra King was after. Alter niui- ' h persuasion Kose finally ga e the cheek to Sylvia. —74— The girls are proud of their shop I he li.i i.-lmL; h iy is u hope chcsl! —75— Class History In I V43 our happy but crying mollicrs bade us larcwcll on tlic door-step. I his was to be our first day of school under the supervision of Miss Loose. During the first stop of our educational career we were taugiit the A. H. C ' s and the 1. 2. 3 " s. Wc were di ided into three reading classes, the Robins. Bluebirds and Sparrows. Our orchestra that vear was called " The Rhvthni Band. " in which wc learned ail about the triangle, tambourine, and such delicate instrimients. We used to pkr, doctor, too. Wc even had medicine, using candy hearts as pills. Wc made our second stop and were ably assisted through second grade by Mrs. I-nicrick. Here we began to get a taste of the 3R " s u nabridged. Wc began to collect milk weed pods as a class project. Miss Scliell ushered us into a beautiful but sad third grade, where wc were lauglit the long and short of it (by this we mean ilisisionl. 1} this time .leie Pearson and Dave libling were already up to nonsense. Fourth grade made us verv energetic, for this ear we had to climb steps every morning. We were finalK promoted a floor and had our own private stairway. Miss La ser taught us the multiplication tables from 1 to 10. The boys finally started taking an interest, we girls wondered if it were the lessons or the teacher ' s beautiful red hair. Remember the day Charles Miller made his debut with his squeeking clarinet. Mrs. GrolT taught us poems, and how we loved to recite them indi ' idua!ly be- fore the rest of the class. This is the year Harold Mann decided to bring flowers to Mrs. GrolT, the only catch wa s he picked them in her own backyard. Finally we reached the half-wav mark when we entered Mr. Snasely ' s room. We felt very privileged, for this year we had a piano in our room. We also learned the art of ducking erasers, which came flying our way. This was the first year we had a library. It took some of us very long to decide which book we wanted, especially when we got out of class to choose one. The bovs particularly liked health class, in the summer we played baseball outside and Mr. Snavelv was the ump. We remem- ber well the big clock and the constant ring of the telephone, which caused mLich confusit)n even among the teachers. We were also the guardians of the entire school in the form of the Safety Patrol, and exerted our authority, especially in the snowball season. Wc began a wonderful new adventure when we entered 7th grade. Miss Werner and Mr. Daniels had the diflicult job of explaining what evervthing was all about. We came to know Mr. Nitrauer quickU and learned that his word w::s law. We were quickly introduced to Mr. Mitchell and his old expression. " In the corner i|uicklv. " Eighth grade came and Mr. Daniels and Mrs. Brightbill had their troubles. Many a night we stayed after school until the entire class got quiet. The following year we acquired a title of F- eshman. We wrote essays — many essays for Mr. Klopp, such as Speech is SiUcr. Silence is Ciolden and the liistory of ihcwing gimi. Romances flourished and studies were forgotten. In tenth grade we were sporting our new class jackets, which we thciught were the greatest things in the school. We had Mr. Buchcr and Mr. Batdorf for home- room teachers. We dissected frogs, grasshoppers, and crawfish in Bioloev class. Mr. Klopp took us on a tour of Ciettysburg. The big day came and we were happily flashing around our brand new class rings. It wasn ' t long before our class rings changed hands as often as the weather, ihis year we gave the " Jr.-Sr. Prom, " our theme was, " Somewhere Over the Rain- bow. " Mr. Klopp took us on a tour of F. M. College in Lancaster. Wc also went to see an L. V. C. basketball game. Finally we reached the top. This year we made the French Fries at the fair, the girls washed their hair every day and the Home l-c girls were kept bus with the cafeteria. We had a marvelous time gathering l.andis and Landis members and selling magazine subscriptions. The P.O.D. classes took a trip to the County Court House and we visited the Lebanon Daily News Oflice. But, of course, the thing we looked forward to most came, our trip to New York. We know these memories will live in our hearts forever. —76— Class Will Last Will and Teslamcnl of the t lass of |y55. Mvcislown Mitih School, Borough of Mycrstown. Coiinly of I.ehanon. and (omnionwcallh of Pennsylvania. Wc. Ihc Class of ly.s.s, having sound and somewhat hrilliani minds, do leave our personal talents, titles. propert . and characteristics, both visihle and invisible, to the remaining menihcrs of Mycrstown High School. First to the Class of ' (■ we will our class trip ami our ponipliiess in paving our class dues. Second to Ihc Class of ' . ' 7 we will our dynamic personalities and good looks. Ihird to the Class of ' 58 we will om- hrains C. ' ) and our abilils to try to get out of classes. FoiMth to the faciiltv we will the peace and quiet they have never had when we wee here Terry Schott wills his athletic abilitv to l.arry Shenk. Barbara Labe wills her bright colored clothing to Connie Yeagley. Shirley Loiiscr wills her job at Lebanon to Carole Sholly. Thomas Co wills his ellicicncy in doing homework to liilly Tobias. Cierald Derr wills his noiseless cars to some lucky imderclassman. William Lencil wills his sleek haircut to Calvin Umbenhen. Gcraldinc Honker wills her " forwardness " ' to Dolores Reeser. Roseann Kline wills her bus rides to and from school to Kathleen Frnficld. Nancy Krall wills her " hot Chrysler " to Starr Miller. FrnesI Firestine wills his toothpick to Jon Swanger. Charles Cieib wills his sophistication to George Hrightbill. Robert Howell wills his abililv to flirt with women to Donald Brubaker. Peggy Garloff wills her Womelsdorf boyfriends to her niece Barbara. Verna Gibblc wills her chemistry manual to some lucky Junior. Gcraldinc Heberling wills her talkativeness to Clarence Sattazahn. Robert Schrack wills his class ring to whoever wants it. , Fianklin Siegfried wills his F. F. . . jacket to Keriuclh Umbeigcr. Ronald Swanger wills his cigarettes to Dale Fake. Be ' ly Shower wills her typewriter to Violet Houtz. ■ vonne Sonon wills her pleasant smile to Marlene Hoffman. Nancy Honker wills her job as editor of the " Newsgram " to the person who deserves it. Jay VVenger wills his red hair to Flainc Bashore. Thomas Nixon wills his quietness to Marilyn Potleiger. irginia Saylor wills her slim ligure to Janet Wagner. Pal Potteiger wills her chair in chemistry class to Peggy Smaltz. William Fessler wills his intelligent Fnglish answers to John Wenger. Ruth Bennetch wills her ability to play basketball to Jud Ficca. Warren Heilman wills his studious attitude to Doris Lengle. Curtis Houtz wills his love for school to Sandra Brighthill. Shirley Gassert wills her height to Phyllis Artz. Paul Snyder wills his spiders to Blanche Weihs. John Tice wills his job at Lutz ' s Food Store to Billy Fulk. Marlin Umberger wills his ability to sleep in classes to Bobby Miller. David Ebling wills his ability to hold a girl to Loren Kline. Sandra Koller wills her " quietness " to Barbara Buck. Pat Hower wills her perfect attendance in school to Joseph Mattey. Helen Yiengst wills her sewing machine to Bonnie Landis. Harold Ruth wills his love for square dancing to Charlie Zechman. Jere Pearson wills his " Fish Dam " Ford to Carl Grumbine. George Peiffer wills his blonde hair to Norman Marks. Joel Zinn wills his address hook to Dale Achey. NLirlene Schoener wills her straight A ' s in typing to Beverly Ranaldi. Harold Baker wills his height to Robert Phillippy. David JetTers wills his ability to play the organ to Richard Loose. Larry Morris wills his buffoonery to David Swanger. Kermit Hower wills his ability to play basketball to William Derr. Betty Haldeman wills her job at the Mary Fllon to Helen Fullmer. Florence Haldeman wills her list of boyfriends to Ann Boyer. Kenneth KiefFer wills his job at Steinmetz ' s Garage to Kenneth Wagner. Harold NLinn wills his wise-cracks to Kenny Brown. Shirley Tobias wills her popularity to l.orctta Mader. Sylvia Wandell wills her cats to a cat lover. Rila Bowman wills her golden hair to Rachael Sanger. John Mentzer wills his curly hair to some luc ' ky girl. Charles Miller wills his Pontiac convertible to Slim SchaelTcr. ■Andrew Schoener wills his shyness toward girls to Richard Wolfe. Arlene Deck wills her timidness to .Audrey Sattazahn. Vivian Deaven wills her artistic ability to Ronald Krall. Irene Fox wills her interest in school to Billy Cox. Bernard Webber wills his ability to gel along with Mr. Klopp to Mareeta Demmy. .Arthur Noll wills his Trig hook to any fool who wants it. Ka ' hryn Brown wills her position as majorette to Joan Wilson. W ilbur Wagner wills his ability as a mechanic to Harry Umbcnhauer. Wc hope the underclassmen wifl treasure these things through their remaining years in high school. —77— Class Prophecy Here il is llic year 1975, as we see it l[mnij;h Ihc Super Duper miseroseopc of the fiiliire Approaehiiig the metropolis of Myerslovsn. population 6,2yy ' 2. e see many new buildings ami sections, together with news of our former classmates. Kiilh Henncicli has just nianied Senator Apple Ihnvell. icpiesentiiig tlie second district of C hailes Cicih ' s hamster farm. Curtis Hout has heen made foreman of Ihc seuer main ninnrri;; from Main to Park Street. s vc inqrrire ahoirt the town, wc find that Barbara Morris I.abe has opened a fashion shop urih Larry Morris, her hrrsband in charge of the ladies ' Underwear Department. Their motto is, " We try everything lo make sirrc il fits. " Jcie Pearson has IrnalK made a name for himself hy making an amphibious airtomobile. which has been Icslcd and proved srrcccssfrri in the M crstown lish Ham testing grorrnds. I I ' omas C ' o and Harold Mann have rust maile a jorrrney to Fngland lo lind orrt what si e shoe King .Arthrrr ' s brother wore. Nancy Honker is slill slrnhing ailvanced mathem;rtics al the Kieffer. Jeffers Inslitrrte for females only. Cieorgc Peiffer has been promoted to assistant grease monkey at lohn Tice ' s hot rod shop. Sylvia Wandell residing in the nation ' s capital has jirst introdrrced a bill for rialional eat week in order to preserve and honor mote eats. Throirgh many years and months of research and experimentation Wilbrrr Wagner has just forrnd a new roolrng material. He claims it will orrt live, oirt wear and out shine any house ir rs applreil to. Hy the way, this roofing material is invisible. John Mcntzer has become the world ' s greatest hot rod driver anil has broken the speed reconl at Gerald Derr ' s slippery oval. Pal Hower has become an M. M. U. (Marilyn Monroe L ' nderstrrdy). Irene Fox has just been made head nurse for the rarest operation ever performed, remov- ing the solid mass from between Jay Wengcr ' s ears. Pat Potteiger, the anaesthesiologist for the operation, seems lo have given Ja) the wrong anaesthetic, for he hasn ' t yet revived, Williant Pencil was the head Surgeon. The great sister combination. Hetty and [lorence Haldeman, are still lr ing lo raise king si ed pastel filler lip cigarettes on their lobacco farm in Holi ia. Sorrlh America. , ' s we enter orrr dear, old alma mater we lind William lessler working in the chemistry lab still trying to prove that wood hrrrns. While touring the town, we find that Myerstown now has its own birs service. The owners are Shirley l.orrser, driver, Hett Shower, ticket taker, and Nancy Krall. mechanic. These ovniers of " ' rhe Hit All the Hrrmps I rarisri ( ompair " iirrr a frdi schedrrle belueen Karhoad and C ollegc Streets, —78— Class Prophecy — (Conliniied) Ernie Fiicstinc ;incl Terry SchotI h;ivc opened ;i f;vmn;isjiini. I lieir slogan is ' " t ' liur Rear.l Is Worth Fighting For, " ilesigned to le;ieh men eighty years and over the art of silf defense. An ardent admirer of co-owner Frnie Firesline is Helen Yicngsl who hasn ' t yet thrown in the tO ' Ael for hei light for cool-headed Frnie. Virginia Saylor has opened a niirser school lor only hahies who have blonde curly hair teacher is suamped with apples. Sandra Keller recently published a hook which sold over 2,000 copies, the title of thj iiook. " A Jcll-o a Day Keeps the Fal . way. " However, the author ' s present weii ' ht is 2,796 ounces. We hear news of kermil Hower from fellow classmates. He is coach and manager of the (Jay Little .Saylors basketball team. Rita Bowman and Kalluyn Brown are now teaching their children the skiii of hoe d iwning. Vivian Deaven has organized a factory which sells glass eye halls any size, shape or color. Charles Poss Miller, president of the newly organized Lebanon County Friendly Hearts Club, has gotten dales for Warren Heiiman, Ronald .Swanger and Kosanne Kline. Arthur Noll is head technician at the I. C. U. television station where Shirley Gassert has her daily T. V. show about cleaning door knobs. Harold Ruth, .Andrew Schoener and Robert .Schrack have opened the Drop Dead Quicklj Funera! Parlor. Verna Gibble still maintains the school bus, although it ' s pretty well filled with little Gibbles. Dave Ebling is now head of atheltics at our dear old Alma Mater, but he still maintains the desire to run a meat truck. Bernard Webber is the X49th most wanted criminal in the U. S. He has been caught pastin : gum between the accelerator and floor hoard of the driver training car. Harold Baker has turned out to he the only bachelor of the class. He is now known as Crome Dome. Gerry Heberling is now the foremost authority on etiquette for the newspaper. " Farly Late Gazette. " of which Joel Zinn is editor in chief. Yvonne Sonon has just received her ISth diamond ring in 19 years of marriage. Paul Snyder ' s favorite is still slicing hot dogs, but the job has been made easier b the use of knives. Marlin L ' mberger and Franklin Siegfried are co-owners of the Slurp-Burp Soda Foimtain Gerry Honker, Arlenc Deck, Peggy Garlofl ' , and Marlene Schoener are touring the country uith Tom Nixon ' s 3-Ring Circus. -79— Senior Class Sonjj Nancy Honker. David Jeffcrs, Patricia Polleigcr, Nancy Krall, Kuth Bcnnclch 1 ti W m—m- -Jl -e- -d- " O Q_ i : P f : =E p i i IZZl -t £ ■ ■ x: Q_ -e- 9 ? f9- d: : i i i 3j « — « i i= fe m w i 3=t: -0- O- d: s: We ' re looking hack across the years. Glancing here and there We ' ve had our joys and shed our le.irs Of both we ' ve had our share. Within the walls of Myerslown High We ' ve lived and worked and learned; We ' ve reached our goal, hy and by. For which we all have yearned. Our lads and lassies played their part Right to the top they fought To sports and studies each gave his heart fo gain just what he ought. .As all of this we leave behind And with the future plan to strive We hope that you ' ll recall to mind The class of . ' 5. -80— -- t Of- I3 v ' -uK (5 i« -81— ' flf ' K vy( A —82- Lin l r m ii —83— nil «u»fri fH m M ?V ? a a Eleventh (irade Row I— H. Marks, R. Viengst. R. ObL-rholtzcr, J. Mattc . R. Hess. R. Rothenbach, E. Lessig, B. Ranaldi, D. Achcy, L. Kline. M. Brandt. D. Schaeffer. D. Rceser. M. Hoffman, B. GarlofT, R. Shaeffer, R. Warlluft. Row 2— S. Siihr, S. Zearfoss. K. Rrntield. D. Seager. P. Artz. L. Shcnk. R. Schaeffer. C. Zechman. R. Garloff. D. Auchenbach. E. Miller. F. Hunsicker. G. Mover. Row 3 — H. Umbenhaiier. P. Long, K. Kreiser. E. Hain. E. Salem. K. Grumbine, N. Dohner. G. Seibert. S. Miller. Row -1 — R. Slonesipher. F. Fields. C. ' Vouse. C. Yeagley. S. Schoener. E. Wolfe, K. Wagner. G. Krall. W. Derr, N. Marks. S. l.alshaw. R, Hafer, W. Cox, D. Swanger, N. Long. Row 5 — B. Hibshman. G. Mays, V. Houlz. P. Hottenstein, M. Harnish. J. Swanger, M. Copenhaver, J. Moore. D. Fake, J. DeHart. G. Traiilman, B. Landis, D. Lengle, G. Phillippy, H. Fullmer. N. Ewing. P. light. .A. Boyer. D. Ames. Junior Class Officers left to Right: Secretary — Beverly Ranaldi. Vice President — Lorcn Kline, President — Dale Achey, Treas- urer — Eugene Lessig. —85— Tenth Grade Row 1— A. I ' hillippy. N. Hunsicker. P. I ong. D Kieffer. B. Reppert, W. Hollinger. D. Bruhakcr. L. Madcr, M. Honker. R. Sanger. D. Riltlc. M. Brubakcr. A. Rislenbatt, M. Mays, A. Saltazahn. Row 2 — S. Troiitman. C. Hcffclfingcr, T. Kcrchncr, C. Satlazahn, K. Brown, R. Krall, L. Nixon, P. Slechman, I ' . Jcffcrs. G. Hunsicker, A. Miller. R. Snyder. Row 3 — J. Yeagley, J. Swanger, C. Brown. M. Wenzler, J. Kalzaman. J. Bird, N. Umben- hen. C. Zellers. E. Bashore. Row 4 — W. Tobias. J. Wenger. S. Achey. J. Schell. R. Wolfe, T. Brown. B. Hixenheiser. F. Fiilk. P. Brown, K. Umberger. D. Dubble. Row . " i— M. Boyer, M. Demniv. B. Buck. J. Ficca. C. .Sholl , D. Sterner. J. Wagner, N. Fink, S. Smith. H. Krei e . C. Williams. J. StaiifTer. Sophomore Class Officers I.elt to Right: Secretary — Winifred Hollinger. Vice President — Michael Honker. President — Loretta Mader, Treasurer — Donald Brubakcr. —86— i -■ in llgf . " -X i ' ISJji ' IJ ■ ' •■ ■I ■HI 11 Ninth (Irade Row 1— J. KiciJcr, J. Frnfield. L. Souders. G. Hanley. J. Hess, W. Fulk. P. F.bling, M. Schwear. P. Small , M. Wolfe. M. Hain, J. Gcib, A. Yeaklcy. M. Mastro, L. Darkes, M. Yeaklev. Row 2 — J. Kurtz, 1 . long, S. Pearson. K. Harding, I.. Umhenhauer, A. Reese, K. Zearfoss, B. Bincaman. M. Polleiger. S. Brightbill. P. Wolfe. N. Kohl. P. Haag. Row 3 — F. Keener. B. ' ordy. J. Riltle, H. Swanger, J. Yeaklcy, J. Yeagley, J. Boeshore, R. Dcrr. A. Miller, R. Brandt. Kow 4 — H. Hihshnian. L. Claman, M. Martin. S. Houlz. J. Wilson. ,S. Harnish, H. Long, R. Prescott, P. Sanger, M. Griimbine. R. Loose. Row .s — E. Blown. J. Riiiter. 1 . Nixon. G. Daub. E. Filer. P. Beyler. N. Phillippy. M. Schaeffer. Ninth (Irade Officers Left to Right: . , „ , c- u Secretary— Priscilla Ebling, Vice President— Peggy Smallz, President— Mark Schwear, Treasurer — Mary Wolfe. -87— Eighth Grade Row I— J. Kohl, A. Obcrholt cr, A. F. Sterner, E. Boeshorc, A. Schacffcr. K Morn ' s. Row 2 — R. Fisher, P. Leininger, 1 . Garloff. L. Ziegler, S. McCrohie, D. Nevin Row 3 — K. Dundore, M. Hibshman, iiian. L. Althousc, D. Biever. F. Schacffcr. Row 4— R. Long, W. Smith. J. Wise, ncr, B. Weihs, L. Firestine, S. Umhcnh.iii D. Lengle, R. Sanger, D. Hipp. Row 5 — C. Kopola, W. Sivcrling. R. Achey, R. Steltz, C. Lengle, C. Kratzcr. L. Bloiich. Bollinger. A. Smith, K. Miller, L. Yciser, J. Hess, Smaltz, J. Neiswender, D. Hoiit , D. Stauffer, R. Brandt, S. Ernst, P. Miller, F. Himmelbcrger, J. , M. Getlle, B. Brandt, N. Geist, E. Derr. R. Spitfer. D. Shenk, K. Fair, B. Donley, J. Katza- S. Waltermyer. R. Phillippy, I . Wolfe, B. Daub, M. Locb, S. Bord- er, B. Mays, L. Gogets. R. Schoener, J. Gingrich, Bicksler, G. Spittler, M. Gettle, H. Trcutman, G. M. Griimbinc, T. Hoffman, H. Houtz, T. Witters, Eighth (Irade Officers I eft to Right: I rcasurer — John Hess, Vice President — David 1 cssig. I ' resident — Faye Sterner, Secretary- Dennis Briibaker. -88— Seventh Grade Row I — R. V;iltcrs. R. Hihshmaii, T. Whitcrufi, 1. Brubakcr. F. Stmhcl. A. Honker, R Kreiser, R. Aiichenbach. J. hitmo cr, K. Stauffer, S. Lebo, S. Ressler. L. Frederickson, P. fcinM, R. Ma , S. Shirk. C. HotTman.N. Harnish. Row :— R. Long. C. Becker. F. Brown. D. Williams. S. Rhoads. J. Dinger. D. Merkey, M. Derr. B. .Slechman. C. Menlzer. B. Burkholder. C. Wagner, M. Shakers. R. Miindt. I., l.abe. Row 3 — F. Messerschmidt. R. Lengle. M. Lehman. A. Yohn. D. Harnish. J. Schacffcr. L. Ernfield, H. Leed, G. Dreihelbis. R. Smith. J. Keener. R. Wenrich. R. Lasch. Row -4 — R. Long, M. Kleinfelter. N. Kopola. M. Sadler, M. Rhine, M. Martin. M. Zim- merman. C. Loeb, A. Umberger, J. Boyer. V. Day, J. Krall. G. Diem. J. Wagner. B. Wagner, H. Deck. T. Honker. G. Brightbill. Row 5 — G. Gogels. G. Hibshman, L. Saunders, J. Atkins, W. Royer, A. Heilman. J. Hain, D. Miller, S. Nitrauer, E. Feeg. L. Houser. M. Neiswender, C. Sweigart. L. McCurdy. B. Blatt. M. Wenrich. J. Wolfe. S. Fullmer. Seventh (Jrade Officers Left to Right: Secretary — Richard Auchenbach. Treasurer- Vice President — John Whitmoyer. -Sharon Lebo. President — Kathrvn Stauffcr, -89— Sixth (irade Numher of Pupils — Forty-one Teacher — Mr. Adam Snavely Fifth Grade Number of Pupil;. — 1 wenly-iiine Teacher — Mrs. H. Irene Snavely -90— Fourth Grade Number of [ ' iipils — Thirty-nine Teacher — Mrs. Blanche B. Weaver Third Grade Number of Pupils — Twenty-five Teacher — Miss Agnes Souders —91- Third Grade Number of I ' lipiK — Twcniy-nine Teacher — Miss Irene .1. Schell Second (Jrade Niiniher of Pupils — Thirly-tive Teaeher — Miss Jane North -92— Second Grade Number af Pupils — Thirty-seven Teacher — Mrs. Lillian Emerick First Grade Number of Pupils — Twenty-two Teacher — Mrs. Mabel Groff —93— First Grade Number of Pupils — Twenty-four TlmcIici — Mrs. Clarion Horst The Hill School —94— —95- Varsity In Action -97— r..,i. %- , ' i J ' t , Soccer I eft lo Right 1st Row — Dale Achcy, Lorcn Kline. Jerc Pearson, Dave Fhling, Co-eaplain. Terry Schott, Co-captain, Kermit Hower, Franklin Fields, F.ugene Lessig. 2nd Row — Elwood Miller, Starr Miller, Neal Dohner. Richard Schaffcr, George Seibert, Harry Llmhenhauer, Conrad Yoiise. 3rd Row — Harold Baker. Manager; Jon Swanger. John Bird. Michael Honker, Peter Jeffcrs, Joel Zinn, Manager; William Pencil, Manager. 4th Row — Gene Dauh, Fdward Swanger. Herbert Hibshman. Arnolil Miller. Jerad Yeagley, William Fiilk. the ly. ' 4-. ' . ' soccer season proved lo be one of keen competition for the Mohawks. They placed third in the County .Soccer League with a record of six wins against four defeats. Lancaster High and Llrsiniis J.V. ' s were added lo the schedule this year, as practice games for the Mohawks. Coach Hoffman stated that the soccer team did a line job. but we dropped a few vital games which we should have won. SOCCKK A Lancaster H.S I Mohawks A So. Lebanon 3 Mohawks H Annville 4 Mohawks A Cornwall 3 2 Mohaw ks H Heidelberg 1 2 Mohaw ks A No. Lebanon 3 I Mohawks H So. Lebanon 1 3 Mohawks A Annville 2 3 Mohawks A Ursinus 3 Mohawks H Cornwall 2 Mohawks A Heidelberg 3 4 Mohawks H No. Lebanon 1 Mohawks -98— Varsitv Basketball Left to Right 1st Row— Davie Ebling. Terry Schott. Co-captain. Kermil Hower; Co-captain, Ernie Fire- stine: Jere Pearson. John Mentzer. 2nd Row — George Seihert. l.orcn KUne. Richard Schaeffer. Larry Shcnk, Conrad Youse. 3rd Row — Coach Hoffman. Harold Baker. Manager. 4th Row — Ronald Swanger, Manager. Basketball The Mohawks had a fairly successful season this year, coming out in the black with 9 wins against 7 losses. They placed third in the county competition. Mr. Hoffman had his hands full this season with the Varsity, J.V. and Jr. High teams. The fact that we had a record of 9 wins and 7 !osses does not indicate the success of the season. There were at least three games lost which could have very easily been uon. 47 Wernersville H Mohawks 46 41 WAomissing A Mohawks 22 54 W ' omelsdorf H Mohawks 58 66 So. Lebanon H Mohawks 81 41 Alumni H Mohawks 45 58 Annville A Mohawks 54 48 EIco H Mohawks 70 39 No. Lebanon A Mohawks 65 66 Palmvra H Mohawks 34 72 Cornwall A Mohawks 64 64 So. Lebanon A Mohawks 65 63 Annville H Mohawks 60 57 EIco A Mohawks 61 40 No. Lebanon H Mohawks 78 67 Palmvra A Mohawks 41 48 Cornwall H Mohawks 63 -99- J. V. Basketball Left to Right: 1st Row — Thomas Kcrchncr, D;ilc Achey. Franklin Fields, Fugenc l.cssig. Flwuod Miller, Peter Jeffers, Michael Honker. John Bird, Jon Suangcr Ja Wcn{-,. ' r. Mgr. 2nd Row- -Coach Hoffman. Richard Wolfe H - - Wernersville A 29 Wyomissing H 25 WomeKdor f H 38 S. Lebanon A 42 Annville H 33 Elco A 38 N. Lebanon H 45 Palmyra A 50 Cornwall A 32 S. Lebanon H 58 Annville A 28 Elco H 38 N. Lebanon A 51 Palmyra H 41 Cornwall The Junior Mohawks did slightly hcllcr than the record of nine victories and six losses. Var Mohawks 40 Mohawks 27 Mohawks 26 Mohawks 42 Mohawks 55 Mohawks 41 Mohawks 54 Mohawks 39 Mohawks 45 Mohawks 30 Mohawks 57 Mohawks 45 Mohawks 54 Mohawks 36 Mohawks 50 ily in the ' 54- " 55 season with a These boys will represent our Varsity ne, l year, and we wish them success in the future. — 100— Junior High Basketball Left to Right: 1st Row — Richard Loose, Miles Brandt. Wilham Fulk. Jerad Yeagley. Arnold Miller. Lloyd Nixon. 2nd Row — Dennis Brubaker. Edward Swangcr. Jonas Kreider. Richard Bicksler, David Le.ssig. 3rd Row — Coach Hoffman. Herbert Hihshman. .lay W ' enger, Mgr. A 32 Cornwall Mohawks 34 H 24 N. Lebanon Mohawks 33 A 16 S. Lebanon Mohawks 33 H 43 Annville Mohawks 31 A 32 Palm ra Mohawks 18 H 20 Cornwall Mohawks 37 A 28 N. Lebanon Mohawks 33 H 22 S. Lebanon Mohawks 47 A 36 .■ nnville Mohawks 24 H 39 Palmyra Mohawks 35 Tlie aim of the Junior High team is to prepare the boys for the J. V. and Varsity teams. It also opens the field of basketball to more boys and later results in better and more experi- enced Mohawks. This year the Junior Mohawks had a record of si. wins and four losses. This playing this year has shown to us. that there are some up and coming players to rep- resent M. H. S. in the future. —101- Baseball Mvcistown opened its 1 54 h;iscb;ill season unilcr coach Mr. Owiylit C. Fake by ilcfcalinf Kohcsonia High 7 to 2. Ihc Mohawks ll;cn joiirncycil to Wci ncrsvillc and defeated the Wcr- icrsville Kedskins h the same score they won their openinj; j:anie. 7 to 2. The Womelsdorr Lions pro ed to he a tougher opponent and the Mohawks edged them by a 5 to 4 score. With three prc-lcagiie victories on the books the Mohawks were ready to open their league with conlidence. I hey won their first league game by defeating South Lebanon 6 to 2, with steady pitching by Bill Pencil and Gene Bueher. Myerstown ' s first set back came at the hands of last year ' s league champiorvs. the Palmyra Palms, who behind very good pitching edged the Mohawks by a score of 3 to 1. Mverstown then stepped out of their league to travel to Flizabethtown where they trounced tiie Lancaster C ount lads by a score of 13 to 4. Home runs by John Ment er and Dale Fake played an important part in the victory. ' Lhe Mohawks " second defeat came at the hands of Annvillc. A pitching duel between Buehei and Bahney of Annvillc ended with a 2 to I score in favor of Ann ille who later went on to win the 19. 4 county championship. The ne l game with the Richland ( hicks turned out to be a real breather for Mycrstown with every one on the team conlribuling to a 22 to 5 victory on the Kichland held. The Mohawks played their best game when they defeated the Ncwmanstown Nlaroons by a score of . ' ! to 4. Fine pitching by Buchcr, timely hitting, and very good defensive play deter- mined the outcome of this tussle. The journey to Heidelberg proved to be successful with the Mohawks adding another game to their win column b defeating the Barons by a score of 6 to I. The bat of Firestine could not be stopped and he collected ?• hits for 4 times at bat including a triple, double and single. George Lessig received credit for the victory allowing only two hits, one going for a homerun. North Lebanon Joint invaded Mycrstown and behind good pitching by Zimmerman kept the Mohawks ' bats silent as his team mates went on to a 4 to 2 victory over the home team. Mycrstown ended its season by traveling to Cornwall only to be defeated by the Miners 2 to 1 in a very tight ball game. .Mlhough Mverstown outhit the Miners . to . ' ' behind the line pitching of Bill Fencil, good defensive play by the Miners was the deciding factor in the final outcome of this game. Bueher not only led the team with fine pitching, but also had the highest batting average of 466. followed closely by Firestine with an average of 458. Although Mycrstown did not win the County Championship, they had a successful season with 8 wins and 4 losses. The prospect for a winning team in 1955 looks good with only 3 seniors yradiiating. The boys on the team were: Dave Fbling. Conrad Youse , Gene Bueher. George Lessig, William Fencil. Franklin Fields. Marlin Umberger, Terry .Schott. Frncst Firestine. Robert An- drews. Loren Kline. Dale Fake. Kermit Hower. Gene Lessig. Peter Jeffers, Richard Wolfe, Jere Pearson. John Ment er, and Cieorge Peiffcr. Student managers were Robert Howell, Jay Wcnger, and Stewart Hower. 1954 BASFBAI I SCHFDULE M.H.S. Opp. Robesonia 7 2 Wernersville 7 2 Womelsdorf 5 4 South Lebanon 6 2 Palmyra 1 3 Annville 1 2 Flizabethtown 13 4 Richland 22 5 Newmanslow n 5 4 Hcidelbeig 6 1 Nt)rlh Lebanon 2 4 Cornwall 1 2 — 102— Varsity Cheerleaders • Row 1 — P. Pottciger, R. Bcnnetch, R. Siingcr, G. Phillipp), Captain S. Gassert. Co-Cap- tain S. Tobias. These peppy cheerleaders have clone an excellent job this year. They were always on hand 10 lead the cheers at soccer and basketball games and they worked hard to put on pep assem- blies before the games. The new bright gold sweaters the girls sported this year were ordered for them during the summer. The sweaters did a lot in brightening the scene on the soccer field and the basketball fioor. Four of the girls are seniors and will be leaving this year. Junior Varsity Cheerleaders Row 1— M. Potleiger. J. Kicca, Captain C . Sholh, B. Repperl. The younger generation of our cheerleaders did a swell job following in their older sisters ' footsteps. ' The girls, all freshmen and sophomores, cheered for the junior high and the junior varsity basketball games. All four Junior Varsity Cheereleaders will probably be put on the varsity squad next year and try-outs will be held for this squad. —103— Girls ' Hockey Team Row I — A. Boycr, D. l.cnglc. C. Sholly, P. I ' olleiger, S. Kollcr. R. Bcnnclch. J, Ficca. B. Landis. Row 2— S. Louser, N. Honker. F. Fulk, E. Bashore. Captain B. Ranaldi. L. Mader, V. Deavcn. Row 3 Coach H. Brighlhill, J. Wilson, W. Hollingcr. J. Ycaklcy, R. Sanger. S. Pearson. N. Geltle, A. Sattazahn. Row 4 — A. Yeakley, Timekeeper P. Light. Manager D. Neiswender, D. Sterner, J, Kiirlz, C " . Yeakley. Scorekeeper V. Hoiitz. 1954 RECORD M O NORLFBCO 1 4 ELCO 2 Annville S. Lebanon 1 Cornwall 2 NORLFBCO 1 3 ELCO 1 1 Annville 1 3 S. Lebanon Cornwall 1 2 The hockey team showed lots of pep. zip. and energy in the games played this past fall; hill that same pep, zip. and energy failed to he noticed in the final score of the games. Our hard-tlghling lassies didn ' t win a game all season. It can ' t he said that they didn ' t try. I hey certainly fought long and hard, but that certain something seemed to he lacking. Better luck nc t year, girlsl —104— Girls ' Basketball Team Row 1 — R. Bennetch. N. Honker. L. Mader, Co-Capl;iin P. Potteiger, Captain I?. Ranaldi, C. Sholly, F. Fulk, J. Ficca. Row 2 — Coach H. Brighthill, Manager P. Light, D. Sterner. .S. Kolicr. D. Lenglc, J. Yeakley. R. Sanger. P. Smaltz, Scorekeeper S. Schoener. Row 3 — Manager D. Neiswender. P. Wolfe. M. Potteiger. A. Yeakley, J. Wilson. J. Kurtz, K. Zearfoss. Timekeeper G. Phillippy. Row 4 — P. Artz. P. Ebling. 1954-55 RECORD M O ELCO 50 29 NORLEBCO 50 30 Annville 51 35 Alumni 36 43 Cornwall 49 38 S. Lebanon 49 27 ELCO 54 34 NORLEBCO 46 30 Annville 70 37 Conrwall 60 41 S. Lebanon 36 24 Myerstown High was proud of its basketball lassies this past season. Our girls won the county championship, going undefeated the whole season. They are the first team in the history of Myerstown High School and in the history of girls ' basketball in Lebanon County to wind up their season undefeated. This is indeed an honor. The season was a comparatively ea.sy one for our girls: Cornwall putting up the hardest battle, ending the game only eleven points behind our team. Bcv Ranaldi, captain of the team, made a terrific showing this year by racking up 303 points throughout the season. There are four seniors on the team. onl two of them playing varsity. Thus, the team should definitely " go places " again ne.xt year. Congratulations on playing a swell season, girls! — 105- Girls ' Softball Team Row 1— S. loiiscr. A. Boycr. R. BcnrKlch. i ' . I ighl. B. Ranaldi. C. Shollv, F. Bashore, n. Sterner. Row 2— B. Laiulis, J. Vcaklcy. F. Fiilk. S. Roller, N. Honker. .1. Ficca. N. Krall. Row 3 — Coach H. Brightbill, Manager D. Nciswender, Scorekeeper D. Lenglc. Manager H. Fullmer. 1954 RKCORI) M O Heidelberg 32 33 NORLEBCO 9 IS S. Lebanon 10 12 Heidelberg 7 4 NORLEBCO 6 10 S. Lebanon 9 11 The girls ' softball team did not have a very impressive record last year, as they won one and lost five games. I he season ended as a disappointment to the whole team. This year the girls will have a better record to show, we ' re sure. The team will open the reason with the hopes of doing a lot better than last year. -106- A fivi+i -107- student Council These boys and girls are the chosen students of the High School. They are responsible for our fine assemblies and arrange the schedules for the school dances. The adviser to this group is Mr. Albert Reed. — 109— Senior Tri-Hi-Y Row 1— M. Hoffmnn, D. Reese, R. K ' inc. S. Kollcr, l . Howci. P. Loni;. V. Deaven, M. Schooner. S. Tobias. I .Fox. P. GarlofT. .S. Wanilcll. B. Repperl, N. Hiinsickcr. D. Riltle, S. Gasscit, G. Heherling, B. Garloff, A. Sattazahn. R. .Schaeffer. Row 2— F. Haldeman, M. Brandl. B. Hibshman. R. Sanger. M. Moyer, D. Schaeffer. W. Hollinger, J. Yeakley. M. Demmy. B. Buck. V. Houtz, P. Light, P. Hottenslein. O. Ames. Row 3 — K. Brown. P. Troutman. M. Harnish. D. Sterner. F. Bashore. H. Yiengst. S. Loiiser, B. Haldeman, N. Umbenhen, G. Honker. H. Fullmer. A. Boyer. Row 4 — J. Moore, V, Savior. B. Ranaldi. P. Potteiger. A. Deck. R. Bennetch. F. Wolfe. N. Fwing. V. Gibble. N. Krall. F. Fulk, B. Landis, C. Shelly. D. Lengle. G. Phillippy. Row .S — H. Kreiser, B. Hixenheiser, J. Wagner. J. Ficca, P. Brown, N. Fink. C. Yeaglcy. L. Mader, R. Bowman, S. Schoener, S. Suhr, S. Zearfoss, K. Ernfield, P. Artz, D. Scager. The .Senior Tri-Hi-Y is a Christian organization composed of senior high girls. 1 he club consists of eighty-one members with Miss Anita Welch as the club adviser. Weekly meetings are always opened with a devotional period, after which there is a busi- ness session. Among its activities carried on through the year are a C hristmas program at the Old Folks ' Home and caroling through the halls with the Fli-Y also helping. The club is also re- sponsible for both the Christmas and Faster programs in the assembly preceding the vacation. One of the biggest and greatest events is the Queen of Hearts Dance. The Tri-Hi-Y and Hi-Y clubs also enjoy Teen Talks by various persons of the community as part of their programs. -110— Hi-Y Row 1— H. Baker. Row 2 — K. Hower, D. Jeffers. Row 3— E. Lessig, T. Schott. Row 4 — R. Howell, A. Schoener. Row 5 — J. Zinn. J. Pearson. Row 6— A. Noll. D. Ehling, C. Miller. L. Morris. G. Peiffer. Row 7 — C. Geib, B. Webber, G. Troiitman, D. Swangcr, D. Achey, W. Fessler. Row 8— P. Jeffers, J. Bird, H. Mann. D. Fake, R. Krall, J. Menlzer. S. Achey. The Hi-Y is an organization composed of high school boys under the sponsorship of the Young Men ' s Christian Association. The Hi-Y is a companion club to Ihe Tri-Hi- ' ' . and together they form the High Schoo l Youth Program of the Y.M.C.A. The Hi-Y Club adviser is Mr. Bucher. Otlicers elected for the school year 1954-55 into their respective office are: Harold Baker. President; David Jeffers, Vice-president; Kermil Hower, Secretary; Eugene Lessig, Treasurer; Thomas Cox. Chaplain. — Ill — Junior Tri-Hi-Y Row I — K. Zeiirfoss, S. Pearson. M. Wolfe, L. Long, J. Kurtz, S. Brighlhill, K. Smaltz, P. Ebling, P. Smaltz, D. Biever. B. Wise, P. Haag, J. Wilson, J. Geib, M. Schaeffer, L. Oarkes. M. Yeakley. Row 2 — F. Sterner, E. SchaefTer. R. Schoener, M. Loeh, M. Getlle, L. Ziegler, J. Kohl, r. Himmclherger, A. Oherholtzer, J. Garloff, J. Neiswender, D. Miller, A. Schaeffer. Row 3— S. Ressler, S. Rhoads, .1. Dinger, C. Hoffman, R. Mays, C. Wagner, R. Mundt, C. Becker, M. Shalders, P. Erntz, B. Burkholdcr, L. Frederickson, J. Boyer, P. Stechman, B. Brown, D, Mentzer. Row 4 — J, Schaeffer, I.. Ernfield, D. Miller, S. Nitrauer, L. Houser. C. Sweigart, M. Neiswender, L. McCurdy, B. Blatt, C. Lebo, K. Stauffer, M. Wenrich, S. Fullmer, J. Wagner, C. Loeb, A. Umberger. The Junior Tri-Hi-Y consists of girls of the seventh, eighth, and ninth grades. The club consists of seventy members, with Mrs. Strovcr as their adviser. The purpose of the club is to create, maintain, and extend throughout ihe home, school and community high standards of Christian Character. The following girls have been chosen as officers of the club for the l9.S4- ' 55 term: Peggy Smallz. President; Priscilla Ebling, Vice-president; Darlene Biever, Secretary: Kay Smaltz. 1 reasiircr. -112— Newsgram Staff Row 1— P. Beyler, N. Kopola. N. Fink. J. Zinn. P. Potteiger, N. Honker, I. Fox, H. Baker, S. Wandell, F. Fulk, V. Houtz. Row 2— P. Ebling, S. Brightbill. N. Kohl. L. Long. M. Wolfe, K. Staiiffer, S. Nitrauer, C. Yeagley, V. Saylor, L. Shenk. V. Deaven. W. Derr, A. Deck, J. Riltle, H. Mann. L. Ziegler, S. Roller. P. Smaltz. J. Kohl, L. Saunders, R. Bennetch. Row 3— M. Schaeffer, S. Louser, B. Labe, B. Shower, J. Kurtz, E. Derr, A. Yeakley. The Newsgram is the school paper which ranks high among the commercially printed publications in the country. An issue of the Newsgram is distributed throughout the school each month of the school term. The Newsgram staff is made up of students from the seventh to twelfth grades. Anyone mterested in writing articles for the Newsgram should consult Mrs. Lantz, the faculty adviser. Nancy Honker is the Editor-in-Chief for the school year of 1954-55. Page editors are: Irene Fox, Susan Suhr, Sylvia Wandell. Sports editors are: Patricia Potteiger and Harold Baker. — 113 — Library Club Row 1— D. Lcngle, S. Wandell, N. Fink, R. Schiicffci. H. Fullmer, P. Fbling. V. Saylor, S. Kollcr, P. Light. Row 2— D. Neiswcndcr, S. Hoiilz, P. Haag. K. Zearfoss, J. Wagner. F. Fulk, P. Smaltz, G. Noll, S. Pearson. I. Kiirlz. M. Schaeftcr. D, Schaeffer. Row 3 — N. Kohl. B. Bingaman, I.. Ziegler, D. Staiiffer, F. Dorr, C. Kratzer. J. Neiswcnder, K. Smaltz. B. Wise. B. Daiih. L. Wolfe, C. l.englc. The Library Cluh is an organization which helps to work in the school library unJer the inslritction of our school librarian. Mrs. Lantz. The club is composed of forty members who are very helpful. It is not all work for th: club: they also enjoy social gatherings. Olliccrs for the 19. ' 4-. . ' i term are Ruth .Schaeffer, Presi- dent; Helen Fullmer, Vice-president; Priscilla Kbling, Secretary; Nancy Fink, Treasurer. -114- Camera Club Row 1— T. Schott, H. Baker, S. Wandell, D. Achey. Row 2 — J. Wenger, C. Geib, R. Kline, S. Zearfoss, S. Schoener, V. Houtz. M. Wcnzler. P. Stechman. An organization which consists of our school photographers is the Camera Club. Each member learns the proper way to take a picture and how to develop the picture. Officers of the Camera Club are: Harold Baker. President: Sylvia Wandell. Vice-president; Terry Schott, Secretary; Dale Achey, Treasurer. The cluh adviser is Mr. Bucher. —1 1 5— Future Farmers of America Row I — C. HcfTcllinger, H. Umbenhauer, K. Brown, G. Dcrr, C. Griimhinc. P. Snvder. S. Miller, G. Krall, J. Mcnizcr, R. Hafer, R. Dehart, Row 2 — C. Zechman, F. Siegfried, G. Marks. R. Schrack, G. Troulman, H. Ruth, A. Schoener. E. Salem, S. I.atshaw. Row 3 — J. Hess, M. Martin, 1.. Claiman, R. Derr, C. .Satta ahn. W. Fessler, F. Hiinsickcr, G. Mover. Our future farmers of America ioin together in the school F. F. A. Ciuh. The boys have done many interesting projects throughout the year. Club officers are: Paul Snyde-, President; lohn Mcntzer, Vice-president: Starr Miller. Secretary: George Krall, Treasurer. 16- Future Homemakers of America Row 1 — M. Hoffman, A. Phillippy, M. Boyer, R. Kline. H. Yiengst, V. Saylor, S. Tobias, K. Brown, S. Gassert, I. Fox, P. Long, M. Brubaker, G. Heberling, L. Darkes. Row 2 — S. Koller, P. Hower, F. Haldeman. M. Brandt, D. Ames, P. Ebling, E. Keener, J. Kunz B. Haldeman, S. Louser, G. Honker, A. Koppenfiaver, A. Yeakley. Row 3 — B. Hixenheiser. R. Bowman, A. Deck, C. Yeagley, M. Potteiger, M. Wolfe, L. Long. S. Brightbill. Row 4 — K. Ernfield, D. Seager. S. Suhr. S. Wandell. The F. H. A., under the direction of Miss Nancy Gruber. completed several projects this year. The club held a bake sale after the operetta, helped to prepare a Christmas tea for the [acuity, gave a demonstration on refinishing furniture at the State Farm Show, and had several social events. Members work toward Junior. Chapter, and State degrees in Homemaking. Officers for 1954-55 are: Shirley Tobias, President; Helen Mengst, Vice-President; Kathryii Brown, Secretary; and Shirley Gassert, Treasurer. —117— Girls ' Ensemble Row I— R. Schacffcr, J. Yeaklcy. N, Fink. N. Honker. 1 ' . Brown, C. Yeagley, S. Suhr. B. Reppcrl. J. Moore, P. Pottcigcr, N. Umbcnhcn. N. Kohl. The Girls ' Fnsemhlc is composed of twelve girls from grades nine to twelve. The Fnsemhic is under the capable direction of Miss Kathryn Dech. The group sings on various occasions. This year they sang at the Community Fair. Christmas Dance, Valentine Dance, and Spring Concert. —118— s rvrvi AaA ' «ir Girls ' Chorus Row I— J. Yeakley, R. Schaeffer, D. Schaeffer, N. Fink. N. Honker. B. Rcppert, W. Hollinger. M. Schoener, P. Beyler. S. Brightbill. N. Umbenhen, P. Polteiger, P. Hower, G. Heberling. Row 2— R. Sanger. P. Wolfe. N. Phillippy. S. Keller. J. Ficca, C. Yeagley. P. Brown. S. Suhr, F. Fulk, P. Garloff. B. Bingaman. K. Zearfoss. S. Pearson, A. Yeakley. Row 3 — M. Mastro. D. Neiswender, H. Fullmer, H. Yiengst, V. Saylor. N. Hunsicker, U. Rittle. P. Light. N. Krall. J. Moore. D. Sterner, N. Kohl. V. Gibble. This chorus is composed of forty-six girls from grades nine to twelve, and is under the direction of Miss Kathryn Dech. with Susan Suhr as accompanist. The group enjoyed preparing ■ ' There Are Such Things. " " Deep Purple. " and " Serenade " from " The Student Prircc " for the Spring Concert. ■119 — Boys ' Chorus Row 1— J. Bird, D. Fake. B. Webber, K. Kieffer, A. Noll, H. Baker. T. Schotl. D. Jcflfers, C. Gelb, R. Krall, .S. Achey. M. Honker, E. Lesslg, H, Mann. Row 2— D. Brubaker, R. Garloflf, P. Jeffers, J. Wenger. G. Troulman, L. Shenk, J. Yeagley, C. Umbenhen, R. Loose, W. Fulk, G. Daub, G. Hanley. Every other Tuesday twenty-eight boys from grades nine to twelve practice for their part in the annual -Spring Concert. This year, under the direction of Miss Kathryn Dech. accompan- ied by Joanna Moore, they sang " There ' s Nothing Like a Dame. " " The Happy Wanderer, ' " and " See That Babe in the Lowly Manger. " " -120- Mixed Chorus Row 1— H. Baker, T. SchotI, D. Jcffers, B. Webber, N. Umbenhen, 1 ' . Gailoff. P. Potlciger, N. Honker, N. Fink, D. Schaeffer, B. Reppert, E. Lessig, H. Mann. Row 2 — G. Trouiman, D. Fake, J. Wenger. A. Noll, L. Shenk, N. Kohl, B. Bingaman, J. Moore, J. Yeakley, P. Brown, C. Yeagley, S. Suhr, S. Achey, R. Krall, M. Honker. Row 3— D. Brubaker. R. Garloff. P. Jeffe-s, J. Bird, D. Sterner, S. Pearson, F. Fulk. M. Schoener, W. Hollinger, J. Ficca, W. Fulk, G. Daub, J. Yeagley. The Mixed Chorus is made up of forty-three boys and girls from grades nine to twelve. Under the direction of Miss Kathryn Dech, and accompanied by Joanna Moore, the chorus presents a spring concert and takes part in the Commencement exercises. Each year some of the members attend County Chorus. This year Patricia Potteiger, Nancy Honker, and Terry Schott attended District Chorus. This year the group particularly enjoyed singing " Wonderful Copenhagen, " and " Once In Love With Amy. " Officers for 1954-. ' i5 are: Terry Schott, President; Peter JefTers, Treasurer; and Ruth Schaeffer, Secretary-Librarian. -121- Junior Chorus Row I— W. Roycr, D. Shenk, S. Boidner, S. Lebo, L. Zcialcr. S. Fullmer, M Wcnrich. I. Dinger, S. Nitrauer, C. Hoffman, K. Staiiffer, S. Rhodes, A. Heilman. D. Hipp. Row 2— B. Oonley. R. Sleltz, F. Sterner. J. Sehaeffer. R. Fisher, C. Kralzer, C. Lengle, S, Ernst. R. Schoener, L. Wolfe, D. Miller, R. 1 aiiseh, G. Brighlhill. Row ? — M. Grumhine, F. Himmelherger, , . Bollinger. L. Yeiser. P. Leininger. P. .Slech- man. B. Burkholder, S. Ressler, L. Frederickson. L. -Saunders. A. Honker. Under the direction of Miss Kathryrv Deeh. and accompanied by Nancy Honker, the Junior Chorus presnts an annual Spring Concert. The group consists of forty-three students Irom the seventh and eighth grades. Ollicers for 1954-. ' !. are: Carole Kratzer. President; and Andrew Honker, Secretary- Librarian, 122- Senior Band Clarinet— N. Honker. C. Yeagley. R. Schaeffer. D. Schaeffer. N. Kohl, V Houtz. S. Nitrauer, B. Burkholder. B. Brown, M, Smaltz. P. Bollinger. Flute — S. Suhr, A. Honker. Saxophone — C. Sholly, S. Schoener, B. Webber. L. Long, E. Keener. F. Fiilk. Cornet— D. Achey. L. Shenk. P. Jeffers, E. Lessig. R. Loose. B. Donley, C. Kratzcr, R, Steltz, K. Harding. J. Wenger. J. Wise, E. Filer. Trombone — W. Pencil. C. Youse, R. Garloff. .1. ' eagley. Mellophone — I. Fox, J. Schell, K. Stauffer, M. Grumbine. Baritone — M. Honker, J. Yeagley. J. Pearson. Bass Horn — C. Lengle. D. Grumbine. L. Kline. Bell Lyre — P. Brown. R. Sanger. Percussion — R. Auchenbach. A. Schoener. G. Seibert. N. Umbenhen. Majorettes — M. Hoffman. E. BasTiore. R. Bennetch. J. Wilson. Color Guard — B. Reppert. P. Potteiger. P. Artz. G. Phillippy. A. Boyer, R. Kline. The Senior Band, under the direction of Mr. Harold Yeagley. each year presents a spring concert, marches in local Hallowe ' en parades and the Memorial Day parade, plays at the Com- munity Fair, and takes part in the Commencement exercises. This ear the group met during the summer months and gave an outdoor concert in July. Several members attend County Band each year and outstanding players attend District Band, and, if the qualify. State Band. Officers for 19. ' 4-5.s are: Joel .inn. President; Dale .■Xchey, Vice-President; Irene Fox, Secretarv; Faye Fulk, Treasurer; Suzanne Nitrauer and Jerad Yeagley, Librarians; Barbara Burkholder and Gene Daub, Assistant Librarians. G. Daub. Wenger. N. Long. M Schoener. H. Mann. ' . Dcavcn. K. Brown. -123— Junior Band Clarinet — S. Niliiiiici, N. Brown, B. Bnrklioklcr. M. Reed. C. Wagner. I. Kiall. A. faoliinger, R. Wiley. F. Krommes, K. Schworer, C. Nitrauer. C. Hoffman, L. Gogelts. Flute— A Honker, N. Donley. E. Haak, Saxophone — D. Hipp. S. Miller. F. Souders. S. Lcbo. F. Keener. Cornet — B. Donley, C. Kratzer. G. Dreibelbis, R. Steltz. J. Whitmoyer. A. Heilman. L. Forry. M. Wenrich, I, Wise. R. Frederickson. J. Neviiis, 1., Fwing, D. Gassert. R. .Spiiler, Trombone — L. Gettle, L. .Saunders, L. Donough, W. Fulk. Mcllophone — K, Stauffer, R. Hoffman, M, Grumbine, Bass Horn — C. Lengle. Bell Lyre— J. Schaeffer, B. Blatt, B. Daub. Percussion — C. Shcnk. R. Auchenbaeh. R. Schoener. D. Shenk. R. Garloff. . Klick. R. Sadler. L. Frederickson. S. Rhodes. Majorettes— N. Oherhollzcr, K. Miller, A. Smith, P, Frnst. 1.. Yeiser. B. Wise, L. Wolfe. L. Zeigler. A. Oberhollzer. B. Garman. I,. Labe. G. I.eGay, S. Bordner. I he Junior Band consists of young musicians of grade school and jimior high age. .Several of the members al.so belong to the .Senior Band. Under the direction of Mr. Harold Yeagley. the group presents an annual spring concert and marches in the Myerstown Halloween Parade. — 124— " f ' l 1 1 1 1 1 I ' 1 .- Safety Patrol Row 1— R. Walters, T. Weklciaft. J. Wise. R. Hihshman. A. Honker. R. Aiichenhach T. Honker. W. Royer. R. Lausch. R. Smith. G. Dieibelbis, H. Hoiitz, F. Strohel. . Row 2 — A. Heilman. H. Deck. 1 . Siuinders. B. Wagner. M. Hibshman, I. Rilllc. G. Mibshman, N. Kopola. Mr. Mitchell has done a very line job instructing the hoys in the safely pairol. These boys watch out for the safety of the little children as they go home. Safety Patrol Row I — N. Donley, L. Ewing, F. Krommes. C. Saunders, S. Houser, M. Reed, J. Swanger, E. Auchenbach, D. Stonesifer. Row 2— Mr. Snavely, S. Miller. R. ile . L. Salem, J. Mosser, E. Haak. G. Mader, C. Shenk, S. Miller, L. Crouse. —125— AVAnt of tfiA My -111- Queen of Hearts Dance The annual Queen of Hearts Dance is sponsored by the Senior Tri-Hi-Y. The reigning couple, the Maid of Honor, the four attendants, and, this year, the five escorts, are chosen by the popular vote of grades 10, II, and 12. Two pre-school girls are selected as flower girls, while the trainbearers arc two pre-school boys. The first dance was held in 1944, with Harold Albert and Beatrice Loeb as King and Queen of Hearts. Shirley Tobias was crowned as Queen of Hearts by King Terry Schott at this year ' s Queen of Hearts Dance. The queen ' s attendants were Irene Fox, Maid of Honor, Virginia Saylor, Pat Potteiger, Shirley Gasscrt, and Ruth Bennetch. Ernest Firesiinc, David Ebling, Joel Zinn, Harold Baker, and Kermit Hower were their escorts. The flower-girls were Saundra Daniels and Mary Lou Bliss, and Douglas and Richard Gardner were the trainbearers. Twenty senior girls danced the traditional minuet after the coronation. The following program was presented: GIRLS ' ENSEMBLE " So In Love, " -Lover, Come Back to Me ' TRUMPET TRIO.. " Let Me Call You Sweetheart, " ' T Love You Truly " —129— i r " " i ■ w I J if-i. i " : ft V« »%t,-ii •IUBJIIBTlfllT ' Minuet Group Twenty senior girls, all members of the Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, paid their respects to the Queen and her court hy dancing the traditional Minuet after the coronation ceremonies. The dance was under the direction of Miss Kathryn Dech and was accompanied by Joanna Moore. —130— Oasid Hblin y T Boys of the Court Ernest Fircstine Joel inn Harold Baker Kcrniit Houcr -131— Girls of the Court irginia Sayloi Patricia I ' ollciiici rV ' mm Jt ? Ji U umm m r l fc ' • • . HjttfliL Hr ' B ■». J ] Irene Fo Sliirle (jasscrt Riilh Bennetch —132— King and ( ueen QLEHN SHIRl. £ lOBlAS KING TERRY SCHOTT —133— Coronation -134— Train Bearers DOUGLAS and RICHARD GARDNER Flower Girls MAR ' i 1 ()L BLISS and SAUNDRA DANIELS -135— Girls ' Ensemble Trumpet Trio -136— Class Presidents -137— —138- Grateful Acknowledgment During the publication of the Myrialog of 1955, the staff found it necessary to call upon Ihe services of various individuals in order to complete details that were needed. To these individuals, too numerous to mention, we now desire to express our gratitude and thanks. -139- Patrons A. iV: P. l-iH)(J Storc—C " . J. Rohrbach. Mgr. Albert ' s IJiikcry Mr. aiul Mrs. Paul I.. Aulcnbach Bahneys " FuniilLirc Store Mrs. Minnie Bcci y Bethel Mt. Aetna lel. Tel. Com- pany Beyler ' s Flowers John Bird Geo. Bleistein, Sr. Joanne Boyer Boyer ' s Radio Appliance C. D. Brightbill Sales Service Brown ' s Cut Rate Lockers Norman Brown A. Lester Bucher. Farm Bureau Ins. Agt. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Burkholder Burkholder ' s L G. A. Buy-Rite Food Market Chureh Center Press The Co-Ed The Mary Elton Drew E. Courtney, M.D. Betty Daub Gene Daub Mr. and Mrs. Ardy Deck Deck ' s Gulf Service Station Oscar Deemer Dinger ' s Clothing Shoe Store Mrs. Richard Dissinger Dotty ' s Beauty Shop Ebling ' s Meat Market Priscilla Ebling Fay Marie Eisenhauer Feeg ' s Esso Service Center Ruth Ann Fisher Dr. and Mrs. George Flanagan Ciarman Croiise Sheet and Metal Works Mr. and Mrs. Isaac J. Gass Mr. and Mrs. John A. Geib Mr. and Mrs, John H. Gibble Grimes Hower Poultry Processinit Corp. Mr. and Mrs. Monroe S. Haak Allan Harnish Harpel ' s Studio Hershey ' s Homogenized Milk Mrs. John Hess Mrs. Harold Hibshman Mr. and Mrs. Resley Hibshman Helen Hixenhciser Hoffman ' s Lunch Room Marlene Hoffman Mr. and Mrs, William Honker Alice Hornc Shirley Houtz Lloyd Hower Rev. and Mrs. M. J, Jeffers Kline ' s General Store Kohl Bros. Jonas Kreider Mildred Kreider T40— Patrons Dr. and Mrs. W;illcr Kurtz Edgar M. Laiidis Landis Landis Mrs. Harry Lehman Doris Lengle Lessig Variety Ciotiiing Store Mildred Loeb Charles C. Loose Son, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Louser Lutz ' s Food Store Mader ' s Beauty Shop Manbeck Kissinger McQuate ' s 5 10 Miriam Mentzer Bruce Miller Elwood Miller Dr. Carl S. Miller Myerstown Bank Trust Company Myerstown Brikcrete Co. Myerstown Cleaners Myerstown Hide Tallow Co. Myerstown Police Dept. Nissley ' s Bottled Gas, Inc. Old Mill Dolores Phillippy Pinky ' s T. V. Appliance Sheldon Potteiger Earl SchaeflFer Glass Service Janice G. Sherk Mr. and Mrs. Jacob M. Shcrk Publix Shirt Corp. Beverly Ranakli Carol Sholly H. W. Rcppcrt Sons Miss Vcrna E. Rittlc Martha Sadler Paul E. Sanger Leroy Sattazahn Richard Schaeffer J. H. Schell Mr. and Mrs. Morris W. Schoener Seibert ' s Store Shellhamer ' s Atlantic Service Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Shower Larry Shenk Glenn H. Spitler Wayne Spitler Doris Sterner Stitzel ' s Pharmacy Swope ' s Store Taste Good Restaurant Mrs. Edward Tobias Uhler Kline Miles Umbenhen Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Wagner John Wenger Lee C. Webber Whitmoyer Laboratories, Inc. Dr. and Mrs. Wiley Wilhelm ' s Hardware Store Winthrop-Stearns, Inc. Janet Yeakley Loretta Ziegler —141-


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