Nappanee High School - Napanet Yearbook (Nappanee, IN)
- Class of 1953
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375 STUDENTS MEASURE 177 DAYS AT NAPPANEE
1952-53 . . N.H.S. has been the scene
of many activities ..... school
sports ..... parties ..... basket-
ball games ..... dates ..... dances
. . . We hope youlll see by glancing
through the pages of the 1953 Napa-
net, how students "measure up" at
1 2 3 4 5 6
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Bctty, Alice, and Car-
lyle are busy painting
posters to adorn the halls
for "S t a y-i n-S e h o ol
Weekf' Under the super-
vision of Mrs. Rood, Doris
and Lowell are given op-
portunity to e x p re S s
too-by means of model
building, drawings, and
E V Publishing House
Printers of t'Napanet"
MEASURING UP TO THE
Kay, what are you trying
to see up there? Oh yes, this
must be physics class, for
Mr. Hopewell is explaining
mechanical advantages to
his students by demonstrat-
ing with this pulley.
In this advanced Home
Ec. class we have girls
working in all phases of
dressmaking. It seems
that Julia and Mary have
already finished their
projects and are ready to
Mr. McGrew has even
Jimmy working on his
industrial arts project.
Jim Reed and Norris
Balsley are also gaining
much practical experi-
ence in this third hour
E. V. Publishing House
Printers of "Napanet
By pointing to this
diagram of a Hereford
steer, Mr. Copeland is
explaining to Don, Doug,
and Frank where we get
Nappanee Telephone Co.
Save with a Telephone
Max Beery, don't you
know that you're sup-
posed to be Working on
your typing budget, and
not looking at Mr. Post-
ma? This room is in con-
stant use by typing,
shorthand, and book-
keeping classes as well
as in the production of
1 2 5 4 5 6
Paul seems to be hav-
ing a pretty difficult time
proving that "High
School Students Have
Too Many Activities" in
this group discussion
with Kay, Jane, Mary,
Sue, and Greta. It looks
as though hels outnum-
bered by the girls!
Why is everybody
standing outside the car?
You're supposed to be
riding, not walking in
this class. Through Mr.
Conrad's instruction, We
learn many facts about
safe driving by actual
Cox Coal and Lumber Co. - 7 - Heckaman's Ice Cream
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Joseph W. Kindig - 9 - C. W. Johnson and Son
Attorney at Law Try our Soda Fountain
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O The administration co-ordinates the ac-
tivities of N.H.S. From the superintendent,
the principal, the faculty, the office personnel,
the nurse, the janitors, the cooks, and on
down, each person has his responsibilities in
making N.H.S. a better place for the student
to develop his interests.
"Atomic power has yielded it-
self to the intellect and purposes
of humanity. The vastness of
space is the last great unexplored
frontier in the material world in
which we live.
'There remains an even greater
challenge in the realm of human
relationships. The moral and
spiritual union of the earth's
peoples provides the only fulfill-
ment of mankind's hope for uni-
"Your preparation in your
school years will strengthen you
for your part in this great crusade.
In all the avenues of human en-
deavor Which you choose to
follow you have the good Wishes
and encouragement of your teach-
ers and fellow students. May suc-
cess and happiness attend you."
WILLIAM R. KENDALL
Edith Hoover, Mr. Kendall's secretary. and h
Mrs. Syler. receptionist in the superintend- Katherine Stump, secretary to Mr. Weddlc
Glen Geyer's Garage f 12 -
General Auto Repair
Stillson's Men's and Boys' Wear
"Nappanee High School con-
stantly strives to offer every
Student an opportunity for growth
and development through its
many and varied activities. We
sincerely hope that your partici-
pation in these activities will en-
able you to live more effectively
and efficiently in our society.
"May this fine book help you to
keep alive the memories of your
school life at N.H.S."
JAMES O. WEDDLE
The responsibility of
solving every problem
which arises in connec-
tion with school matters
is delegated to these men.
Seated around the table
are Dr. Douglas W. Price,
Charles W. Edler, Harter
A. Wright, Carlyle A.
Mutschler, Virgil Anglin,
and Mr. Kendall.
Del Win Drive In . - 13 -M Nappanee Tile Company
Good Food Is Our Business
116 South Main Street
Health, Physical Education,
Indiana State Teachers Col-
Home Economics and Cafe-
Purdue University, B.S.
Indiana University, A,B.
University of California at
Ball State Teachers College
Social Studies, Physical
Manchester College, A.B.
Indiana University, M.S.
Ohio University, B.S.
Indiana University. M.S.
Indiana University, B.S.
N. H. S. FACULTY
I. A. Miller, Inc. -14
Pontiac and International Trucks
University of Minnesota,
Foreign Languages, Mathe
Goshen College, B.S.
Indiana University, M.S.
Skidmore College, A.B.
We realize that we are deeply indebted to the eighteen members of the
N.H.S. faculty. Under their capable leadership and guidance we have
accomplished much in these past four years. We seniors would like to
express our sincere appreciation for the time and energy which they
have devoted to us.
Industrial Arts, Vocational
Indiana State Teachers Col-
lege, B. S.
Indiana University, M.S.
Physical Education. English
Hanover College, B.S.
Goshen College, A.B.
Indiana University, M.C.S.
Indiana State Teachers Col-
English and Library
Middle Tennessee State, LUNDY WELBORN
B.S. Mathematics, Sociology
University of Illinois, B.S. Butler University, B.S.
in L.S. Indiana University, M.S.
Indiana University, A.B.
Inldizgna University, A.B.,
Manchester College, A.B.
Ball State Teachers College
Indiana University, M.S.
I. A. Miller, Inc.
Frigidaire Appliances, Motorola and
This is a familiar scene every morning
and noon as Esther Weldy and Jane
Strauss sell pencils, paper, and note-
books in our school bookstore. Here
we are able not only to rent our books,
but also to buy all the other school
supplies we need!
Mr. Flowers, Mr. Shaw, and Mr. An-
derson have done a fine job again this
year in keeping our school neat and
clean. Of course, they worked during
the school yearg we found, too, that they
had been busy painting walls and
polishing Hoors during the summer in
order to keep N.H.S in ship-shape!
Here's the "lady in white," Annie
Woodhams, our smiling school nurse.
All of us are quite familiar with her
ohfice, for we not only run to her with
all our minor aches and pains, but we
also visit her for check-ups during the
Ummm! Weren't those tasty meals
we ate in the cafeteria every noon?
Thanks to Mrs. Rice, Mrs. Hummel,
Mrs. Farrington, and Mrs. Clouse for
all the food they've prepared for us
this year. Needless to say, our stomachs
and appetites were never disappointed
when 12:45 rolled around!
Lutes Service Station B 8: B Cafe
Standard Service A Good Place to Eat
0 An integral part of N.H.S .... crowding
the halls at 8: 15 . . . rushing to class a minute
before the bell . . . seniors writing economics
questions . . . juniors worrying over U. S.
History tests . . . sophomores reaching covet-
ed age . . . driver's training . . . those fresh-
men just studying . . . lots of home work . . .
cramming for tests . . . reciting . . . studying
. . . slaving over bookkeeping sets . . . writing
essays for Mrs. Miles . . . books . . . the library
These students were selected by the
faculty and the seniors as outstanding
. . . Mary Jo Walters in art . . . Betty
Yoder in commercial subjects . . . Carol
Jo Baumgartner in scholarship . . . Don
American Legion Post 154
Malcolm in athletics and agriculture . . .
Phyllis Roth in leadership and chorus . . .
Joan Knepp in band . . . Jim Burt in
shop . . .
Clipp Auto Supply
Everything for the Auto
PRESIDENT .,,,, .,,.,,..A........,....... ,,,A.. D o nald Malcolm
SECRETARY-TREASURER ..,,.. ....... J olene Klingaman
VICE-PRESIDENT ,,AA...A.........,.....,...,..,.,.........., Phyllis Roth
Class Motto: "In the bright lexicon of youth there is
'no such word as 'fail'."
Class Colors: Blue and White.
Class Flower: Red rose.
Seniors! At last we'd reached our goal and our last year at N.H.S., a year
in which We invested our time, our dreams, and our hopes.
Our class play, 'KBrother Goose," our taffy sales, and the concessions at
ball games kept us busy, took up our time, and helped fill the class treasury.
Five of our seniors attended College Night at Elkhart, While eleven of
them participated in the state scholarship tests. As a class we journeyed
to Indianapolis to see the state government in operation.
Then spring and Senior activities rolled around. On May 16 we left on
the much-looked-forward-to trip to Mackinac Island. Such fun!
The juniors gave a wonderful reception in our honor, and shouts of joy
echoed through the halls as we left school a Week before the Hunderclass-
Then We came to those last few moments together. Senior Week Activities
were almost over. Une by one we received our diplomas, and sadly realized
that we were leaving N.H.S. forever!
Hadley Dress Shop --- 19 - Wise-'s Furniture Store
The Store for Woiren and Young Girls Complete Home Furnishings
NORRIS BALSLEY "Shorty"
Hi-Y 2, 3, 43 Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 43 D.O. Club
43 Basketball Manager 3
CAROL JO BAUMGARTNER "Bummie"
Napanet 3, 43 Editor of Napanet 43 Debate 3. 43
D'Bulldog 2, 3, 43 Y-Teens 2, 3, 43 National
Honor Society 3, 43 Student Council 3. 43 G.A.A.
2, 3, 43 Band 2, 3, 43 Librarian 2, 33 Reception
Committee 33 Senior Class Play 4: Valedic-
GRETA JUNE BIGLER "Deac"
Napanet 43 Co-Editor of Napanet 43 D'Bu1ldog
3. 43 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 43 Librarian 13 National
Honor Society 3, 43 National Honor Vice-Pres-
ident 43 Student Council 3, 43 G.A.A. 13
Operetta 1, 23 Chorus 1, 2, 33 Cheerleader 2. 3.
43 Reception Committee 33 Senior Class Play 4
JAMES BURT "Jim"
Napanet 3, 43 Napanet Business Manager 43
D'Bulldog 2, 3, 43 Hi-Y 2, 3, 43 Chorus 1, 2. 3, 43
Robed Choir 2, 3, 43 Track 23 Intramurals 1, 23
Football 2, 3. 43 Reception Committee 33 Con-
cessions Manager 43 Boys State 33 Senator 43
Senior Class Play 4
CARROLL COPPES "Carroll"
Football 3, 43 Hi-Y 2, 3, 43 Hi-Y Treasurer 43
Reception Committee 33 Senior Class Play 4
STANLEY FARMWALD "Stan"
F.F.A. 1, 2, 3. 43 F.F.A, Secretary 4
PAUL FLOWERS "Posey"
Napanet 43 D'Bu1ldog 2, 3, 43 Hi-Y 2, 3, 43 Band
1, 2, 3. 43 Track 1, 23 Basketball 1. 2, 3. 43 Foot-
ball 2, 3, 43 Class Vice-President 13 Class Pres-
gent 23 Reception Committee 33 Senior Class
WANETA FREN GER "Waneta"
Y-Teens 1. 2. 3, 43 Librarian 43 F.H.A. 2, 3, 4
Greta, I want to order two dozen an-
nouncements and a box of name cards!
Mast Sales and Service
Oliver Farm Equipment
SHIRLEY GEYER "Shirley"
Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4: Band 3: Chorus 1, 2, 4:
Robed Choir 4: D.O. Club 3, 4: D.O. Club Secre-
DOUGLAS GOLDEN "Doug"
Hi-Y 2, 3, 4: F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4: F.F.A. Reporter 4:
Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4: Football 4
LULUBELLE HARMAN "Lulubelle"
F.H.A. 1, 2, 3. 41 G.A.A. 2, D.O. club 4
SHIRLEY HECKMAN "Shirley"
Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4: Y-Teen Treasurer 3: G.A,A.
2' Chorus 2. 3, 4: Operetta 2: D,O. Club 4: D.O.
Club Vice- President 4
RICHARD HEPLER "Rich"
Hi-Y 2, 3, 4: F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4: Track 1, 2, 3:
Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4: Football 1, 4: D. O. Club 4
WALTER HERSHBERGER "Mose"
Band 1, 2, 3, 41 Chorus 1: Basketball l, 2:
Track 1, 2: Football 2, 3, 4: D.O. Club 4
HELEN HUFF "Huff"
D'Bulldog 1, 2, 3, 4: Napanet 4: Y-Teens 1, 2.
3, 4: Librarian 1: F.H.A. 1, 2: G.A.A. 1, 2: Band
4: Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Robed Choir 4: Operetta 1,
2: Pep Band 4: Reception Committee 3: Senior
Class Play 4
RUTH KAHLER "Ruthie"
D'Bulldog 1, 2, 3, 4: Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4, F.H.A.
1512: ?.A.A. 1, 2, 3: D.O. Club 43 Senior Class
Helen, here's the thirty cents for my lunch
Blue Bell Inc.
World's Largest Producer of Work Clothing
JOLENE KLINGAMAN "Jo"
D'Bulldog 1, 2, 3, 43 Editor of D'Bulldog 43
Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 43 Y-Teens Treasurer 43 F.H.A.
13 National Honor Society 43 Student Council
43 G.A.A. 1, 2, 33 G,A.A. Secretary 2, 33 Band
1, 2, 3, 43 Chorus 2, 43 Robed Choir 2, 43 Operetta
23 Class Secretary 1, 2, 3, 43 Reception Coni-
JOAN KNEPP "Joan"
Napanet 43 Y-Teens 2, 3, 43 National Honor
Society 43 Student Council 43 Student Council
Vice-President 43 G.A.A. 2, 3, 43 G.A.A. Vice-
President 33 Band 1, 2, 3, 43 Band Vice-Pres-
ident 43 Band Secretary-Treasurer 33 Pep
Band 3, 43 Reception Committee 33 Saluta-
HILTRUD LOEHR "Hi1trud"
Y-Teens 43 F.H.A. 4
JANE LOUDERMILK "Janie"
D'Bulldog 1, 2, 3, 43 Y-Teens 1, 33 Debate 1, 23
G.A.A. 13 Band 1, 2, 3, 43 Chorus 13 Reception
Committee 33 Senior Class Play 4
PATRICIA LUTES "Patty"
D'Bu1ldog 43 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3. 43 F.H.A. 23 Band
1, 2, 3, 43 Reception Committee 3
ROBERT LUTES "Benny"
Football 2, 3, 43 Basketball 2, 33 Intramural
Basketball 13 Hi-Y 2, 3, 43 Hi-Y Secretary-
Treasurer 43 Reception Committee 33 Track 33
BILLY LEE MAIN 'tBi11y"
D.O. Club 4
DONALD MALCOLM "Don"
Napanet 43 Hi-Y 2, 3, 43 Hi-Y President 43
F.F.A. 1. 2, 3, 43 F.F.A. President 43 Track
2, 3, 43 Football 2, 3, 43 Basketball 2, 3, 43 Intra-
murals 13 F.F.A. Treasurer 33 Reception
girmnlittee 33 Class President 43 Senior Class
"Tuning up" with Patty at the keyboard!
Mutschler Brothers Company
Porta-Bilt Kitchen Furniture
MARY MARTIN "Mary"
Y-Teens 1. 2, 3, 43 F,H.A. 2. 3, 43 National
Honor Society 43 National Honor Society Sec-
retary-Treasurer 43 Student Council 4
KEITH MCCUEN "Keeter"
Hi-Y 2, 3, 43 Hi-Y President 43 Hi-Y Treasurer
3: Basketball 1, 2, 3, 43 Track 23 Football 2, 3, 43
Class President 13 Class Vice-President 2
JANE MCGILLEN "Janie',
D'Bul1dog 2, 3, 43 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 43 Y-Teens
President 43 Y-Teens Vice-President 33 National
Honor Society 43 Student Council 43 Cihorus
1, 2, 3, 43 C orus Secretary 43 Robed Choir
1, 2, 3, 43 Reception Committee 33 Represen-
DOROTHY MIKEL "Dorothy"
Napanet 43 Y-Teens l, 2, 3, 43 F.H,A. 2, 3, 43
F.H.A. Vice-President 3, 4: G.A.A. 2, 3, 43
Chorus 33 Senior Class Play 4
CAROL MAE MILLER "Carol"
Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 43 F.H.A. 2, 3, 43 F.H.A. Presi-
dent 43 Reception Committee 3
JULIA MILLER "Jewel"
Napanet 43 D'Bu11dog 1, 2. 3, 43 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3,
43 G.A.A. 1, 23 Chorus 43 Reception Committee 3
KENNETH MITTERLING "Kenny"
Football 2, 3, 43 Hi-Y 2, 3, 43 Hi-Y Treasurer 43
D.O. Club 3, 43 D. O. Club President 43 Intra-
murals 1, 2, 33 Band 1, 23 Napanet 4
GORDON PFEIFFER "Gord"
D.O. Club 4
Itis those seniors blocking the stairway
JANET ROHRER "Janet"
Y-Teens 1, 2. 3, 43 F.H.A. 43 Senior Class Play 4
PHYLLIS ROTH "Phil"
Napanet 43 D'Bu1ldog 43 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 43
Librarian 2, 33 Stu ent Council 43 Student
Council President 43 National Honor Society 43
Band 1, 2, 3, 43 Band President 43 Chorus 1, 2,
3, 43 Robed Choir 1, 2, 3, 43 D.A.R. Repre-
sentative 43 Girls State 33 Class Vice-Presi-
dent 4: Class President 33 Reception Committee
33 Operetta 1, 23 Senior Class Play 4
PAUL SECHRIST "Paul"
Chorus 13 Usher l, 2, 3, 43 Intramurals 33 D.O.
Club 43 D.O. Club President 4
RUTH SHEETS "Ruth"
Y-Teens l, 2, 43 F.H.A. 2, 4
ALICE JOAN SLABAUGH "Alice"
Y-Teens 1. 2. 3, 4: Y-Teens President 4: F.H.A.
2, 3. 43 Student Council 1: Chorus 1, 2, 3, 43
Robed Choir 1, 2, 3, 43 Operetta 1, 23 Class
Vice-President 23 Reception Committee 3
MARILYN SPARKS "Sparkie"
Y-Teens 3. 43 Librarian 23 F.H.A. 2, 3, 43
SHIRLEY SUTHEIMER "Shirley"
D'Bu1ldog 1. 2, 3, 43 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 43 Chorus
1, 2, 3, 43 Robed Choir 43 Operetta 1, 23 Re-
ception Committee 3
JANE STRAUSS "Jamey"
Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 43 F.H.A. 2, 3, 43 F.H.A. Secre-
tary-Treasurer 3. 4: National Honor Society 3,
4: National Honor Society President 43 Stu ent
Council 2, 3, 43 Class Vice-President 33 Senior
Class Play 4
What're we having for lunch?
Vitreous Steel Products Co.
Porcelain Enamel Products
DONNA TEETER "Teet"
D'Bulldog 1, 2, 43 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 43 G.A.A. 1,
Band 1, 2, 3, 43 Chorus 45 Robed Choir 4g
Reception Committee 3, Cheerleader 3, 4
JOYCE TEETER "Joyce"
Y-Teens 43 Chorus 1, 23 D.O. Club 4
MARILYN JOAN WALTERS "Jo"
Napanet Art Editor 43 D'Bul1dog 1, 2, 3'
Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4, G.A.A. 1, 2, Band 1, 2, 3, 42
Reception Committee 35 Senior Class Play 4
ROBERT WATERS "Bob,'
Napanet 4: Usher 1, 2, 3, 4: Intramurals 1, 2,
D.O. Club 4
BETTY YODER "Betty"
Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4, F.H,A. 2. 43 G.A.A. 1, 2, 3, 43
G.A.A. President 3, 4, Reception Committee 3
CARLYLE WELTY "Carlyle"
D.O. Club 4
They must be seniors! Who else would
have time to spend looking over the
Wes, we're glad to see you back in school!
Hatfield and Hostetter Clothiers
Maris Wear-Boys' Wear
PRESIDENT ............... ....... M ax Slabaugh
VICE-PRESIDENT ...................... ..,...... J ames Tobias
SECRETARY-TREASURER ......... ....., S arita Schrock
1952! It was a campaign year for the juniors, too!
First we campaigned for a new administration. The result of the presi-
dential election was a landslide in favor of Max Slabaugh, and of James
Tobias for vice-president. The term of secretary-treasurer did not expire,
so Sarita Schrock retained her official position. Our representatives in
Student Council and National Honor Society were Kay Kendall, Wanda
Miller, and Carol Postma.
Our second campaign was for magazine subscriptions, and we celebrated
our record-breaking sales with a party. We also raised our funds by selling
Finally, we campaigned, planned, and worked for the Inaugural Ball,
we mean the Junior-Senior Reception, which was held in the spring.
We wish to express our sincere thanks to our campaign advisors, Mrs.
Miles and Mr. Postma, who made this past year a success.
Gall's Cities Service Station -26 - Naylor's Grocery and Market
Claude Gall, Phone 4384 Phone 149-Free Delivery
Top Row-L. to R.: Max Beery, Jesse Ber-
ger, Farrell Biller, Barbara Coppes,
Second Row: Joyce Culp, Carol DeFrees,
Donald Disher, Marlene Evans, Janet
Third Row: Helen Foltz, George Fox, Joan
Grimm, Terry Hamsher, Frank Hart-
Fourth Row: Lulabelle Hepler, Donna
Irwin, Shirley Keefer, Patricia Keim,
Fifth Row: Carolyn Kern, Lois Lemna,
Shirley Longfield, Shirley Losee, Charles
Sixth Row: Verna Mast, Carol Ann Miller,
Carol Esther Miller, Kathryn Miller,
Seventh Row: Barbara McDonald, Wyana
McDow, Junior Phillips, LaMar Pletcher,
Eighth Row: Franklin Reed, Richard
Rensberger, Robert Rhodes, Sarita
Schrock, Lois Sechrist,
Ninth Row: Shirley Sechrist, Max Sla-
baugh, James Tobias, John Tobias,
Molly Jo Tobias.
Tenth Row: Jack Ulery, James Warren,
Dixie Whitehead, Susan Wright, Robert
Lehman Hardware Co. Ray Hively
Hardware, Paint, Toys, and Sporting Goods Plumbing and Heating Service
PRESIDENT ................. ...... J ames Woodhams
VICE-PRESIDENT ..,...,............. ....,. M arcia Mutschler
SECRETARY-TREASURER ....... ,,..,,.... J anice Stickel
WE SOPHOMORES, the CLASS OF '55, will remember 1953 as the
year when . . . everybody had holes in his shoes-not from campaign-
ing, but from selling chocolates, mints, and peanut brittle from door
to door .... four sophomore boys were members of the varsity basket-
ball squad .... Al Wilt and Jim Lantis represented us on the Student
Council .... Mr. Hopewell and Mr. White were our sponsors.
Dunham and Love -28- Hand's T. V. Sales and Service
Prescriptions-Fountain Service 158 W6St Market Street
Top Row-L. to R.: Pegge Arch, James
Bartman, Paul Bolinger, Wayne Brock,
Mary Jane Buss, Kenlyn Calbeck.
Second Row: Ellen Callander, Harvey
Chupp, Lowell Detwiler, James Eilers,
Donald Farmwald, Mary Jane Frenger.
Third Row: Beverly George, Lyle Hall,
Diana Hawley, Howard Hepler, Dan
Hostetter, Martha Huff.
Fourth Row: Marjane Huffman, Doris
Hunsberger, John Ingle, Sharon Jensen,
Johanna Jerles, Reova Jewell.
Fifth Row: Douglas Kahler, James Lantis,
Janet Mattern, Norman Marvel, Joel
Mellinger, Victor Miller.
Sixth Row: Freida Mullet, Marcia Mutsch-
ler, Francis McGriff, Sandra Nettrour,
Rebecca Parcell, Paul Parks.
Seventh Row: Wade Pfeiffer, Mary Helen
Pippen, Lowell Pippenger, Linda Plet-
cher, Nancy Quigley, James Reed.
Eighth Row: Thelma Rose, Patricia Roth,
Betty Sechrist, Norma Sheets, Bryce
Slabaugh, Arthur Snowden.
Ninth Row: Janice Stickel, Joseph Stou-
der, Donna Sutheimer, Judith Swihart,
Doris Tobias, Larry Wagner.
Tenth Row: Donald Weaver, Esther Welty,
Alan Wilt, James Woodhams.
Newt's Drive-In Quality Print Shop
Good Wholesome Food Printing of the Better Kind
PRESIDENT ..,.......,..,. ...... J ack Arnott
VICE-PRESIDENT .,.......,.....A.... .......... J ohn Stahly
SECRETARY-TREASURER .,.... ..Y.... C onnie Hosslcr
It was a beautiful September day when sixty-nine members of the
class of '56 eagerly entered N.H.S. to begin our first year of high school.
After some time we finally got our class organized by electing
officers, and Student Council representatives Patricia Snider and
To meet mounting expenses we decided to build up our class
treasury, and accomplished this by having a paper drive.
Our sponsors, who have successfully led us through the year, are
Mr. McGrew and Mr. Holaway.
Mctzlcr Shoe Company --30- E. Newcomer and Son
Florsheim Shoes for Men- The Store of Fine Jewelry
Miller Health Shoes for Women
Top Row-L. to R.: Joan Andrews, Jack Arnott,
Doris Balsley, Nancy Baumgartner, Floyd
Bender, Edwin Berger.
Second Row: Warren Brock, James Brunso,
Robert Buss, Marilyn Byrer, James Clouse,
Third Row: Walter Corwin, Dean Culp, Janet
Culp, Lavon Culp, Russell Ervin, Connie
Fourth Row: Jean Foltz, Eddie Foster, Donald
George, Sherry Gillis, Kathleen Hahn, Mary
Fifth Row: Eddie Hand, Leota Haney, Russell
Hepler, Winford Hershberger, Fred Hockert,
Abby Lee Hossler.
Sixth Row: Connie Hossler, Shirley Huffman,
William Irwin, Roberta Jewell, Mary Ellen
Jones, Luanne Leer.
Seventh Row: Philip Lehman, Sarah Lee Lopp,
Patricia Losee, Marilyn Martz, Janet McFall,
Eighth Row: Carol June Miller, Marlan Miller,
Mary Lu Miller, Raymond Nissley, Ruby
Nissley, George Reed.
Ninth Row: Jerry Reed, Donnabelle Rensberger,
Wilfred Rensberger, Lester Shaw, Ruth Ann
Slabaugh, Patricia Snider.
Tenth Row: Barbara Stahly, John Stahly, Sally
Stouder, Kenneth Stump, Linda Stump, Fern
Eleventh Row: Patricia Tobias, Sharon Troxel,
James Weldy, Leo Williams, John Windham,
Twelfth Row: Betty Woodhams, Richard
Wright, Kenneth Young.
Shively Corporation Mlller s Grocery
Clothing, Hardware, and Appliances Save Through I G A
Top Row: L. to R.: Lulu Adams, Carol
Andrews, David Arch, Gloria Beezley,
Frank Bolinger, Roy Brock.
Second Row: Linda Chandler, Leroy
Chupp, Shirley Chupp, Thomas Conrad,
Wilma Copenhaver, Richard Coppes.
Third Rowf Raymond Corl, Jan Culp,
Jeanette Sue Ervin, Ralph Fink, Larry
Fisher, Walter Frenger.
Fourth Row: Noel George, Sue Grimm,
Carol Sue Hahn, Robert Haines, Terry
Haney, Lowell Harman.
Fifth Row: June Heltzel, Louise Hersh-
berger, Ned Hoover, Linda Housour,
John Hummel, Jackie Hunsberger.
Sixth Row: Jacob Jackson, Vernon Jewell,
William- Keifer, Janet Klingaman, Larry
Lakins, Marilyn Lehman.
Seventh Row: Vance Lopp, Vonda Sue
Losee, Judy Martin, Rosemary Martin-
dale, William Martindale, Gerald Mat-
Eighth Row: Larry McDonald, Donald
Miller, Rosemary Miller, Thelma Miller,
Thomas Miller, Alvin Mullet.
Ninth Row: Gene Nelson, Nancy Peters,
Patricia Peterson, Judy Phend, Sue
Pletcher, Michael Price.
Tenth Row: Judith Rose, James Speicher,
David Stoops, Kay Stouder, Sally Stutz-
man, Alma Jean Swihart.
Eleventh Row: John Troxel, Clara Rae
Walters, David Weldy, Aubrey Wise-
man, Chris Woodhams.
Trump Cleaners and Dyers
Nappanee Utilities C
205 East Lincoln Stre
Top Row--L. to R.: Glenwyn Bollman,
William Conrad, Larry Cripe, Glenda
Dumph, Roger Evans, Sue Ellen Fields.
Second Row: Brent Gall, Jerry Ganshorn,
David Geyer, James Hamsher, Dixie
Hare, John Hawley.
Third Row: Gene Heckaman, Roger
Heckaman, Carolyn Hershberger, Philip
Hostetler, Rachel Holaway, Wayne
Fourth Row: Harry Hood, Anita Hoover,
Harold Huffman, Frederick Hunsberger,
Yvonne Ingle, Judith Kaufman.
Fifth Row: Loretta Keifer, Alfred Keim,
Edward Keim, William Kendall, John
Kendall, Marie Klotz.
Sixth Row: Peggy Lakins, Paul Leazenby,
James Lutes, Robert McDonald, Dorothy
Martin, Patsy Martin.
Seventh Row: Donald Miller, Harold
Miller, Shirley Miller, Arlen Mullet,
Letitia Nettrour, Vernon Nissley.
Eighth Row: Harry Peterson, Douglas
Rensberger, Larry Riley, Jane Ann
Rood, Ruth Ellen Salzman, Danny
Ninth Row: Judy Slabaugh, Carol Sparks,
Larry Stahly, Charlotte Stickel, William
Stouder, James Stouder.
Tenth Row: Donna Stone, Jackie Stump,
Monti Sweisberger, Stanley Thomas,
Patricia Thompson, Dorothy Ulery.
Eleventh Row: Donna Kay Wagner,
Marguerite Wagner, Carol Weldy, Joyce
Welty, Gerald Yoder, Raymond Zook.
Miller Lumber and Coal Co. Glen Hochstettlei
For Good Coal, Phone 137 Plumbing and Heating
City Electric Co., Contracting - 34 - Nappanee Cold Storage
Hotpoint Appliances, Radios, and Records Frozen Foods and Meats
0 A diversion from school subjects . . . clubs
. . . receiving proofs for senior pictures . . .
trying out for "Brother Goose" . . . panel dis-
cussions in senior home room . . . primping
for pictures . . . being measured for caps and
gowns . . . digging up gossip for D'Bu11dog . . .
Hi-Y and Y-Teen parties . . . democratic
student government . . . those evening band
rehearsals . . .
Top Left: Carol Jo Baumgartner, James Burt. Top Right: 1Seatedb George Fox, Greta Bigler. Sarita Schrock.
lSt:mdingy Bob Lutes. Bottom: lSeatedb Helen Huff, Julia Miller. Mary Jo Walters, Dorothy Mikel. 1Standingb
Mrs. Rood, Paul Flowers, Miss Hoover, Joan Knepp. Mr, Weddle
Templeton's Shell Service
Market and Clark Streets
The members of the annual staff soon found that there was a great
deal more involved in publishing the 1953 NAPANET than just taking
pictures. Although the job consumed much time and effort, We enjoyed
every moment of it, and we hope you will enjoy looking through
these pages in the future!
EDITOR ........................,...,,... ..,Y.. C arol Jo Baumgartner
CO-EDITOR ..,..........,..,,.,,,.,.,., .....,.....,.,........ G reta Bigler
BUSINESS MANAGER .iY,,,. .................... J ames Burt
ASS'T BUS. MGR. ...................,. ........... R obert Lutes
JUNIOR EDITOR ..................,...... ........ S arita Schrock
JUNIOR BUS. MANAGER ,...... ......v....,,,...................... G eorge Fox
ART EDITOR ...................,......... ,............................, M ary Jo Walters
SPORTS EDITORS ......,........ ....... D onald Malcolm, Paul Flowers
Julia Miller, Dorothy Mikel
Joan Knepp, Phyllis Roth
ALUMNI ..................... .........
CALENDAR ..................... ,.
EDITORIAL ADVISOR .......
BUSINESS ADVISOR ....,.
ART ADVISOR ................
- 36 - Hol1ar's Market
The Place of Fine Meats
Twice every month Mr. Postma's room was a scene of bedlam and D O
confusion as the D'Bulldog was made up. Through the cooperation
of the forty-nine members of the Journalism Club, the staff, and their
sponsors, this has been another successful year for the "D'BULL-
EDITOR ,,,..,,,.,,,.,.,,,,, ,,,. J olene Klingaman
CO-EDITOR Y,.,..,,..,..,.. Y,,,,,.,,... C arol Postma
FEATURE EDITOR ...., ..,.. J ane McGillen
SPORTS EDITOR ,.,.. ...........,. A lan Wilt
MUSIC EDITOR ...... .,... B arbara Coppes
ART EDITOR ,.,i..Y,...i,,,, .... M olly Jo Tobias
SOCIETY EDITOR ..,.... .... J ane Loudermilk
FACULTY ADVISOR ,.... ...,,,..,...v, M rs. Miles
PRODUCTION MGR. .... ...,.,.,.i M r. Postma
Top Picturc: Top Row-L, to R.: Jane McGillen. Kathryn Miller, Joan Grimm, Carol Jo Baumgartner. Alan Wilt,
James Brunso, Max Slabaugh, Paul Flowers
Second Row: Mrs. Miles, sponsor, Nancy Coppes, Carolyn Kern, Mary Helen Pippen, Kenlyn Calbeck, Norma
Sheets, Lois Sechrist, Shirley Sutheimer, Donna Teeter, Johana Jerles.
Bottom Row: Nancy Baumgartner, Nancy Quigley, Beverly George, Donna Sutheimer, Marcia Mutschler, Linda
Pletcher. Carol Postma. Shirley Longfield
Bottom Picture: Top Row-L. to R.: Pegge Arch, Shirley Losee, Carol A. Miller, Carole E. Miller, Wyana McDow,
Sarita Schrock, James Eilers, James Burt
Second Row: Mr. Postma, sponsor, Eddie Foster, Marjane Huffman, Julia Miller, Mary Jo Walters, Sharon
Jensen, Lulabelle Hepler, Susan Wright, James Woodhams
Bottom Row: Molly Jo Tobias, Greta Bigler, Jane Loudermilk. Patricia Roth, Barbara Coppes. Helen Huff, Kay
Kendall. Jolene Klingaman
Top Row-L. to R.: Lyle Hall, Charles Lutes, James Burt, Norris Balsley, Richard Rensberger, James Eilers, James Tobias.
Larry Wagner, James Woodhams. Paul Parks, Donald Malcolm, Paul Flowers
Second Row: Junior Phillips, Bryce Slabaugh. Jack Ulery, Wayne Brock. Paul Bolinger. Richard Hepler, Daniel Hostetter,
Keith McCuen, Douglas Golden, Carroll Coppes, Mr. White. Sponsor
Third Row: James Bartman, James Warren, Alan Wilt, Robert Wyman, James Lantis, James Recd, Kenneth Mitterlingz,
Fzirrcl Biller, Max Beery
The Hi-Y Club, made up of thirty-two sopho-
more, juni-or, and senior boys, began its busy year
in September with the serious initiation of new
members at the Grace E.U.B. Church.
Our main service projects were the sponsoring
of the annual Thanksgiving assembly for the stu-
dent body, and the Dime Line which netted 515275.51
for the polio drive.
Of course, we didn't work all of the time. At
Halloween we joined forces with the Y-Teens for
a scavenger hunt, and in February we held a
Valentine party. We concluded the year's activities
with a swimming party at the Y.M.C.A. in Elkhart,
President, first semester ...... .,,... K eith McCuen
President, second semester ..,, ,..., D onald Malcolm
Vice-president .................,.,. ..., J ames Warren
Secretary .......... .... C arroll Coppes
Treasurer .... Farrel Biller
-38- State Bank of Nappanec
Member of Federal Reserve System
Top Picture: Top Row-L. to R.: Hiltrud Lohr. Marjane Huffman, Joan Knepp, Jolene Klingaman. Greta Bigler, Barbara
Coppes, Carol Postma, Marcia Mutschler, Patricia Roth, Donna Sutheimer, Joyce Teeter, Shirley Geyer, Helen Foltz. Marilyn
Second Row: Miss Hoover. sponsor. Alice Joan Slabaugh, Carolyn Kern, Betty Yoder, Martha Huff, Norma Sheets, Pegge
Arch. Mary Jane Buss, Judith Swihart, Patricia Lutes, Sharon Jensen. Janet Fisher, Janet Mattern
Third Row: Shirley Losee. Janet Rohrer, Carol DeFrees, Jane McGillen, Carol Jo Baumgartner, Kathryn Miller, Wyana
McDow, Carole E. Miller, Carol A. Miller
Bottom Picture: Tow Row-L. to R.: Shirley Longfield, Nancy Quigley, Mary Jane Frenger, Linda Pletcher. Molly Jo
Tobias, Helen Huff, Beverly George, Frances McGriff, Sandra Nettrour. Mary Helen Pippen, Kenlyn Calbeck, Nancy
Coppes, Kay Kendall, Lois Sechrist
Second Row: Mrs. Miles, sponsor, Patricia Keim, Lulubelle Harman, Shirley Keefer, Verna Mast, Ruth Sheets, Shirley
Sutheimer, Julia Miller, Mary Jo Walters, Donna Teeter, Johanna Jerles. Doris Tobias. Lulabelle Hepler. Susan Wright
Third Row: Mary Martin, Waneta Frenger, Joan Grimm. Phyllis Roth, Jane Strauss, Betty Sechrist, Lois Lemna, Doris
Hunsberger, Dorothy Mikel. Marlene Evans, Sarita Schrock
SENIOR Y-TEENS S
The first "big event" of the year for the
seventy-two members of Senior Y-Teens
was the Mother-Daughter Banquet which
was held on December 5 in the First
Our new money-making project, selling
billfold-size pictures of the basketball
team, was extremely successful!
In addition to our annual Chocolates for
Christmas project, we helped in the col-
lection for the March of Dimes and also
sponsored an Easter Chapel service for
the entire student body.
President, first semester .......... Jane McGillen
semester ,........... ..... A lice Joan Slabaugh
Vice-president .... ,...,...... S usan Wright
Secretary .......l .......... S arita Schrock
Treasurer .. .,,,,,. Jolene Klingaman
State Bank of Nappanee - 39 -
Member of Fed. Dep. Ins. Corp.
With six new debaters and three Hexperiencedl' ones, debate club has been the largest in
the history of N.H.S.
We attended the annual Debate Clinic .at Purdue in December, and participated in the dis-
cussion and extemporaneous events held in connection with the St. Joseph Valley Forensic
Have you noticed the attractive displays of book jackets on the bulletin board each month?
This is only one of the monthly projects which the librarians sponsor.
Seated at a brand new desk at the back of the study hall, they busily check books in and
out, collect fines for overdue books, and keep them repaired.
Under Miss Weaver's supervision, these girls keep our library up-to-date by adding new
books-reference, fiction, history, and biographic to the shelves.
Top Picture-L. to R.: Standing: Mary Helen Pippen, Carol Jo Baumgartner, Mrs. Miles, sponsor.
Kathryn Miller, Bryce Slabaugh
Seated: Sarita Shrock, Kay Kendall, George Fox, James Eilers
Bottom Picturchla. to R.: Standing: Mary Helen Pippen, Martha Huff, Mary Jane Frenger,
Patricia Tobias, Lulabelle Hepler, Waneta Frengcr. Betty Sechrist
Seated: Miss Weaver, sponsor
Plafop Picture-L. to R.: Standing: Jane McGi1len, Joan Knepp, Greta Bigler, Wanda Miller,
Seated: Jane Straus, Mary Martin, Carol Jo Baumgartner, Jolene Klingaman, Kay Kendall,
Bottom Picture-L. to R.: Top Row: James Lantis, Carol Jo Baumgartner, Jane Strauss, Alan
Wilt, Wanda Miller, Jane McGil1en
Second Row: Kay Kendall, Mary Martin, Joan Knepp, Greta Bigler, Jolene Klingaman. Phyllis
Roth, Mr. Weddle, sponsor D I
Bottom Row: Edwin Berger, Noel George, Patricia Thompson, Rosemary Miller, Sue Ellen
Field, Patricia Snider, Carol Postma
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
The students in National Honor Society are selected by the faculty on the basis of scholar-
ship, leadership, service, and character. Mr. Weddle met with the group during Mr. Roose's
absence. Our projects for the year were polishing the trophies, taking charge of a study hall
at noon, and assisting the grade school teachers at noon on the playground.
PRESIDENT ...................,............ ...............,.,.............. ...... J a ne Strauss
VICE-PRESIDENT ....,................. .......................... ...... G r eta Bigler
SECRETARY-TREASURER .................. ...... M ary Martin
Did you enjoy hearing Pruth McFarlin or watching the feats of the trampoline artist during
the year's assembly programs? Have you participated in the weekly desk and locker clean-ups?
Of course you enjoyed the huge, gaily-lighted Christmas tree and decorations in the assembly
last December, as well as the music in the lunch room.
These are just a few of the accomplishments of the Student Council! We also sponsored a
series of special weeks stressing courtesy, sportsmanship, and school-highlighted' by the
crowning of the King and Queen of Courtesy, and a display of good manners and sportsman-
ship at the sectional tourney.
PRESIDENT .............................. .. .,.... ........ P hyllis Roth
VICE-PRESIDENT .....,...,.,,.......,. ...... ..................,.. J 0 an Knepp
SECRETARY-TREASURER ...................... ..................,... C arol Postma
- 41 - Pletcher Furniture Company
Have you noticed the chenille armpatches which the D. O. Club members are sporting on
their school sweaters? This is the first year these awards have been given at N.H.S.
Cui' occupations certainly were diversified, for some of us were dental assistants, auto
mechanics, telephone operators, or sales clerks, while others worked in olhces or on radio
With all our work, we still found time to take trips to Studebakers and Chicago. At the end
of the year we held our annual Employer-Employee banquet. A 1
President first semester ......................i......................................,.,...,.,,, Kenneth Mitterling
President second semester .... ............... P aul Sechrist
Vice-President ......................... Shirley Heckaman
Secretary ...................................... .,....... S hirley Geyer
Dressed as hoboes, the Jr. Y-Teen girls held a gala Halloween party in the little gym. We
traipsed over the town trying to find assorted articles for our scavenger hunt.
At Christmas time we sent clothing and gifts to a girl and her family who live in Kentucky.
President ...,..,.......,.....i................,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,,..,.,.,...........,..,.....,...,...,,,...,., Mary Lu Miller
Vice-President .,...,.,....... ...,.. P atricia Snider
Secretary-Treasurer ........ ........ ..... ......,..., ..........,..,Y,...,.,,....,....,..........,... J u d i th Rose
Top Picture-L. to R.: Robert Lutes, Billy Main. Walter Hershberger, Carlyle Welty. Kenneth
Second Row: David Gall. Robert Waters, Paul Sechrist, Donald Disher
Third Row: Mr. McGreW, sponsor, Ruth Kahler, Shirley Geyer, Lulubelle Harman, Shirley
Bottom Picture: Top Row-L. to R.: Dixie Hare, Sue Fields, Alma Swihart, Patricia Corl, Nancy
Baumgartner, Luanne Leer, Sally Stouder, Barbara Stahly, Sarah Lee Lopp, Mary Lu Miller,
Connie Hossler, Patricia Snider, Betty Woodhams, Sue Grimm
Second Row: Letitia Nettrour, Yvonne Ingle, Janet Culp, Ruth Ellen Salzman, Donna Stone.
Anita Hoover, Carol Sparks, Lulu Jean Adams, Wilma Copenhaver, Patricia Thompson, Miss
Third Row: Jane Ann Rood, Connie Fervida, Rosemary Martindale, Sally Stutzman, Dorothy
Ulery, Mary Jean Woodhams, Peggy Lakins, Shirley Miller. Rosemary Miller
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Top Row-L to R.: Beverly George, Patricia Roth, Shirley Longfield, Patricia Keim, Marilyn
Sparks, Waneta Frenger, Martha Huff. Mary Jane Frenger, Alice Joan Slabaugh, Mary Martin
Second Row: Hiltrud Lohr, Ruth Sheets, Shirley Keefer, Mary Jane Buss, Verna Mast, Betty
Yoder, Janet Fisher, Lulubelle Harman, Lulabelle Hepler, Johanna Jerles, Mrs. Hoffer. sponsor
Bottom Row: Janet Mattern, Marlene Evans, Ellen Callander, Carol DeFrees, Dorothy Mikel,
Janet Rohrer, Jane Strauss
Top Row: Joseph Stouder, Donald Malcolm, Paul Parks, Larry Wagner, John Windham
Second Row: Douglas Golden, Frank Reed, Jesse Berger, Stanley Farmwald, Lamar Pletcher,
Mr. Copeland, sponsor
Bottom Row: Donald Farmwald, James Weldy, Wayne Brock, George Reed, Kenneth Young
We're no different from any other clubg our first problem was raising money! This problem
soon solved itself, though, by means of a series of bake sales and our "Flying Goose."
At Christmas time we sent boxes of fruit and plants to invalids. We held monthly social
get-togethers in members' homes and attended District Meetings at Bourbon and Mishawaka.
Of course, the big trip of the year was the one to State Convention at Purdue University.
President .........................................,.,.................,.......................................... Carol Mae Miller
Vice-President ,.,........., ......, D orothy Mikel
Secretary-Treasurer ......................... ..... J ane Strauss
This is certainly an ambitious group of boys-the Future Farmers! We've sold subscriptions
to the "Farm Quarterly," peddled garden seeds from door to door, held a pest contest, and
sponsored a three-acre crop project.
We really enjoyed ourselves at the Parent-Son potluck supper, as well as the F.F.A.-F.H.A.
President ............... .....
Vice-President ..... Lamar Pletcher
Secretary ....... ...,. ...... J e sse Berger
Treasurer ..... ................ ...... W a yne Brock
- 43 -- Ray Shank Motors
The Senior High Marching Band added several
new precision drill routines to its bag of gridiron
tricks. New, too, were the colorful guidon flags
stationed at the head of each file. The Marching
Band went to New Haven to witness the state
marching band contests.
The weeks roll on and many bandsmen partici-
pated in the district solo and ensemble contests
held at La Porte. Over one hundred medals were
added to the array of previous Nappanee superior
Concerts given on various occasions were held
at both the Park Auditorium and the Community
The band merited a "First" rating in the Dis-
trict Band Contest held in Kendallville on April
The Concert Band's two day tour included con-
certs at Sturgis, and Three Rivers, Michigan, as
well as at the Percy Jones Hospital at Battle
Creek, Michigan. A sight-seeing tour included
visits to the Post and Kellogg plants of Battle
Mr. Davis, our band director Creek-
It was a wonderful year for the eighty piece
band, made possible by the new director and the
loyal enthusiastic support extended by the Band
Boosters Club, the school faculty, and the mem-
bers of the band.
WFir?1gRow-L. to R.: Barbara Coppes, Wanda Miller, Norma Sheets, Carole E. Miller, Betty Woodhams. Susan
Second Row: Frances McGriff, Kenlyn Calbeck, Carol Jo Baumgartner, Alan Wilt, James Woodhams, Nancy
Quigley, Sharon Jensen, Nancy Coppes. Donna Teeter, Kathryn Miller
Third Row: Barbara Stahly, John Stahlg Marilyn Martz, Jack Arnott, Connie Fervida, La Von Culp. Patsy Corl,
Kenneth Stump, Donnabelle Rensberger, onna Sutheimer, Connie Hossler, Johanna Jerles
Fourth Row: Joan Knepp, Jo Ann Grimm, Beverly George, Wayne Brock, Eddie Foster, Edwin Berger, James
Warren, Max Beery, Arthur Snowden. Russell Hepler
Wlriggli Row: Mary Lu Miller, Patricia Roth, Molly Jo Tobias, Walter Corwin, George Fox, Jerry Reed. John
Ziliak Ford Sales - 44 - The Pilgrime Line
159 South Main Street Fine Trailer Coaches
Our twirlers, Mary Jo Walters, Abby
Lee Hossler, Linda Pletcher, and our drum
majorette, Sue Wright, donned snappy
white uniforms when they appeared lead-
ing the Nappanee High School marching
band in pre-game and half-time shows
during the football season.
Carolyn Kern, Carol Ann Miller, Linda Pletcher, Lois Ann Sechrist,
Phyllis Roth, Mary Helen Pippen, Luanne Leer, Patricia Lutes, Kay
Kendall, Abbie Lee Hossler, Janet Culp, Sarah Lee Lopp
Jolene Klingaman, Sarita Schrock, Daniel Hostetter, Paul Flowers, Doris
Hunsberger, Jane Loudermilk, Kathleen Hahn, Carol Miller, Pegge Arch,
Jack Ulery, Patricia Snider
James Brunso, Patricia Keim, Philip Lehman, Marian Miller, Walter B A N D
Hershberger, Robert Wyman
Larry Wagner, Max Slabaugh, Marjane Huffman, Carol Postma, Terry
Hamsher, Helen Huff
Ruckman-Callander -- 45 - Neuhauser Hatcheries
Insurance Agency "Good Luck" Chicks
Top Row-L. to R.: James Warren, Robert Wyman, Max Slabaugh, George Fox, James Burt, Daniel Hostetter.
Second Row: Miss Jameson, Joan Grimm, Junior Phillips, Carol Ann Miller, Wyana 'McDow, Dixie Whitehead,
Rebecca Parcell, Walter Hershberger
Third Row: Nancy Coppes, Lois Sechrist, Phyllis Roth, Lois Lemna, Shirley Heckaman, Lulubelle Heplcr, Carole
Esther Miller, Terry Hamsher
Bottom Row: Frances McGriff, Carol Postma, Shirley Geyer. Barbara Coppes, Alice Joan Slabaugh, Jolcnc Klinga-
man. Peggc Arch
Our vocal director, Miss Jameson
During the 1952-53 school year the robed
choir was composed of thirty students who were
selected from the chorus class to present con-
certs and take part in contests.
Members of our groups sang for Teachers
Association in South Bend last fall and par-
ticipated in solo and ensemble contest.
The combined choir and chorus presented a
winter concert. A second concert, this time with
the band, was given on April 8.
The chorus trip to the Ice Capades in Chicago
and entrance in the annual choral competition
were the outstanding events of the Spring.
F1cet's Texaco Service - 46 - Isabclle's Shoppe
Gas, Oil, Lubrication and Washing
Ladies' and Childrens Apparel and Gifts
0 Dirty jerseys on Memorial Field . . .
a touchdown under the floodlights . . .
grueling practice sessions . . . training
rules . . . running cross country . . . the .-
County Track Meet . . . pep sessions . . .
basketball . . . the team . . . Coach
Conrad's boys . . . fellas more interested
in sports than studies . . . cheerleaders
. . . displays of vitality . . . Winning games
. . . the tourney. . . . .
Top Row-L. to R.: Mr. Welborn, coach: Alan Wilt, Wayne Brock, Edwin Berger, Leo Williams, Jerry Reed,
Richard Wright, Walter Corwin, Russell Ervin, Warren Brock
Second Row: Wilfred Rensberger, Eddie Hand, James Woodhams, Fred Hockert, John Stanhly, Philip Lehman,
James Reed, Lyle Hall, Victor Miller
Third Row: Paul Parks, Paul Bolinger, Eddie Foster, James Lantis, Joseph Stouder, Jesse Berger, Max Slabaugh,
Charles Lutes, Richard Rensberger, Daniel Hostetter
Bottom Row: Walter Hershberger, Douglas Golden, Kenneth Mitterling, Keith McCuen, Richard Hepler, Robert
Lutes, James Burt, Carroll Coppes, Paul Flowers, Donald Malcolm, Jack Arnott, manager
Forty boys reported for football on August fifteenth. Because of the difficult schedule and ex-
perience of our opponents we did not expect to win games, but hoped to, and did make a greatly
improved showing over previous years!
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1952 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
5 Nappanee ..... ......
Knox .,....,.., ......
12 Nappanee .,,,......
16 Nappanee ........
Warsaw .... ......
26 Nappanee .,... ......
Auburn ,..... ..,,..
3 Nappanee .....
Rochester .. .,,. ..
10 Nappanee .............
Central Catholic .... ......
18 Nappanee ...........
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Warm-up practice The Bulldogs run a play in practice scrimmage.
Lundy Welborn, our gridiron mentor, started the season with six of the
regulars of last year's team. Although we lost all our games, Lundy was with
us all the way. His constant efforts combined with patience left spectators
looking forward to a battling season in '53. The help of assistant football
coach, Guy Conrad, improved the front wall more each game.
Left to Right: Carroll Coppes. Don Malcolm, Bob
Lutes, Walter Hershberger, Kenneth Mitterling, Jim
Burt, Richard Hepler, Paul Flowers, Keith McCuen,
Doug Golden, Dick Rensberger.
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I.el't to Right-Donald Malcolm, Robert Lutes, Walter Hershberger, James Burt, Paul Flowers, Douglas Golden,
HOLD THAT LINE!
The 1952 football season opened September with Knox. The following seniors
made the squad: Wesley Hansen, Donald Malcolm, Keith McCuen, Robert Lutes,
Richard Hepler, James Burt, Kenneth Mitterling, Douglas Golden, Paul Flowers,
Carroll Coppes, and Walter Hershberger. We played a good game, but lost 19 to 6.
On September 12, we played Columbia City and gained almost as much ground
as they didg but their experience and speed allowed them to break away on long
scoring runs, and we lost 27 to 0.
After only four days' rest we played an outstanding game against Warsaw. Only
three times were they able to cross our 50 yard line, and all three times they scored.
McCuen and Malcolm turned in especially brilliant games on defense. The whole
squad showed fight, determination, and spirit that promises well for the future.
On September 26 we encountered an Auburn team that was determined to defeat
us more than Warsaw had. Because of excellent running by clever backs they
were able to defeat us 31-7. In the third quarter Nappanee played the best foot-
ball of their short gridiron careers, completely outplaying Auburn in every de-
partment. The tackling and blocking were excellent.
The improved play of a Rochester team that had just found themselves in the
Monticello game of the previous week made it possible for them to defeat us 34-0.
On October 10, a South Bend Catholic team that was too big, too fast, and that
had plenty of 'tfootball savvy" defeated us 37-0. On October 18 Howe Military
Academy defeated us in a very close game, 7-0.
Next ycar's prospects look brighter with twenty boys returning. However, the
calibre of our opponents and their well developed feeder systems make a winning
season improbable for some years to come. Our schedule next year calls for eight
games, Plymouth substituting for South Bend Catholic and Kendallville ta football
new-eomerj having been added for an eighth game.
Stuckman's Shoe Store - 50 - Nappanee Greenhouse
"Say It With Flowers"
Top Row-L. to R.: Joseph Stouder, student manager, Richard Rensberger, Paul Parks, James Tobias, Paul Flowers,
Bottom Row-L. to R.: Jesse Berger, Lyle Hall, Daniel Hostetter, James Warren, Alan Wilt
Kacy's Deluxe Motor Sales
The Bulldogs had an average season this year. Guided by their
new coach, Guy Conrad, the "Local Lads" won ten of twenty-
three starts. This, however, does not tell the whole story. They
had their usual trouble of losing several games by just two or
After making a fine showing in the sectional tournament by
winning two of their three games, the "Blue and White", studded
with underclassmen, are looking forward to a successful season
Mr. Conrad, our coach, directed the
team through its victories and defeats.
The starting five at the Sectional Tour-
ney, and Coach Conrad take time out
to talk over the situation.
50-Kendallville ......... ........ 5 7
55-Wakarusa ....,..,.. .....,.. 5 2
69-Warsaw ....... ......,. 5 3
54-Concord .......... ......., 4 7
46--Goshen .i..ii.......... ........ 4 0
47-Columbia City ..... ........ 5 2
50-Madison .............. ...,.... 5 2
50-Bremen ................. ........ 5 2
53-Columbia City ....... ........ 5 8
-Kendallville ...... .......,
-Washington Clay ....,.,.....
Elkhart .,..,...,,.,.,..... ........
Bremen .....,. ,.,,.,,,
Wakarusa ,..... ........
62-New Paris ...... ..,.,,,r 5 0
-North Manchester ........
Nappanee 57-Middlebury ,,..,,,,.........,., 48
Nappanee 52-Jamestown ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,.,,,. 49
Nappanee 48-Jefferson ..,,, ,,,,,,,,,., 6 2
Totals 1,252 1,280
Averages 54.4 55.7
Record: Won 10 Lost 13
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llull and Malcolm steal the ball Malcolm takes a rebound from Don scores 't2" against the Mid-
from tht- Rn-ciskins. Jinitown's Russell in the Sectional dies in tho Sccticmal.
THE BULLDOGS IN ACTION
Trump of lVIidcllvbu1'5' scoros
against Z1 tight doll-iisii.
Quality Flour and Foods
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Top Row: Warren Brock, Richard Wright, James Woodhams, Larry Wagner, Dean Culp, Victor Miller
Bottom Row: Russell Ervin, John Ingle, Wayne Brock, Eddie Foster, Eddie Hand, James Lantis
Nappanee Implement and Supply Co.
The Nappanee "B" squad compiled a six win and fourteen
loss record for this year. Coach Conrad's quintet was com-
posed almost wholly of freshmen and sophomores who were
a "hot and cold" team, playing one game in spectacular fashion
and the next in very ragged form. However, this inexperienced
crew of underclassmen did show considerable improvement
as the season progressed, and after losing the first five games
began to get better and better, beating among others, Jim-
town, the Elkhart County small schools B team champions,
and a rugged North Manchester quintet.
Some of the players on the "B" squad are expected to help
the varsity next year, and the others will form the nucleus
for a good "B" squad.
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1541!z East Market Street
James Warren, John Ingle. Howard Hepler, George Fox, Mr. Best, Coach
Cross Country is approximately a two and two-tenths mile
race which is usually run on a golf course. A complete team
consists of six men.
With only two veterans returning this year, the team entered
only one meet, the sectional at Mishawaka in October. George
Fox placed thirty-eighth in a field of one hundred fifty par-
Kroger Store -56- J. A. Arnott and Son
Quality and Service Real Estate and Insurance
Our club was organized to give the girls a chance to
G I R A T I-I I- E T I C participate in competitive sports, too!
Some of our activities were softball, basketball, and
bowling. The results of the annual bowling tournament
AS I I Q N were announced at the award' banquet we held in the
PRESIDENT ............ ................ ..... B e tty Yoder
VICE-PRESIDENT ...... ............. M ary Pippen
SECRETARY .........,. ..., B arbara McDonald
TREASURER ...,., Lois Lemna
Top Row-L. to R.: Dorothy Mikel, Wanda Miller, Lois Lemna, Joan Knepp, Janet Mattern, Betty Yoder, Lulabelle
Hepler, Marilyn Byrer, Shirley Miller, Peggy Lakins, Mary Helen Pippen, Linda Chandler
Second Row: Jane Ann Rood, Wilma Copenhaver. Patsy Martin, Janet Klingaman, Barbara McDonald, Judy Martin,
Mary Jane Frenger, Sally Stouder, Sally Stutzman, Shirley Longfield, Jeanette Ervin, Lulu Jean Adams, Loretta Keifer,
Mrs. Maust, sponsor
Bottom Row: Letitia Nettrour, Clara Rae Walters, Patsy Corl, Sue Ellen Field, Dixie Hare, Nancy Peters, Carol
Andrews, Anita Hoover, Patricia Thompson, Yvonne Ingle
"Come on, you guys, let's yell!" We've all heard this familiar cry
from the blue and white clad cheerleaders at both basketball and
Most of the credit for our splendid cheering section goes to four
peppy girls-Molly Jo, Greta, Donna, and JoAnn-who have spent
a great deal of time working up new routines, songs, and yells for
pep sessions and those all-important games!
Top Row-L. to R.
JoAnn Grimm, Greta Bigler
Molly Jo Tobias. Donna Teeter
That's the Bulldog song. Hey!
Here are the girls in action-Molly
Jo, Donna, JoAnn, and Greta
Indianapolis Engraving Co.
Designers and Engravers of
O The calendar . . . a review of our last
year at N.H.S .... the class play . . . late hours
. . . learning lines . . . practices . . . dress re- . I aff
hearsal . . . Junior-Senior Reception 1952 . . .
our first triumph . . . Fairyland . . . committee
meetings . . . planning . . . the class will and
prophecy . . . Senior Week . . . Baccalaureate
. . . Class Night . . . will we never graduate? .
. . . then at last THE big event . . . our Com- ,,
mencement x U X
School is here again. First band class with
our new director, Mr. Davis. Mr. Conrad
is on hand to help Miss Hoover corral the
First 'chorus class. In home rooms we receive
our lists of 'dos and Hdonfts' for the year.
Funny, but they sound familiar.
Choir tryouts today. Good luck, kids! The
chorus has "10" boys this year. Unbelievable.
First pep session. Tonight's the night for the
Knox football game. First 1952 marching band
performance. Game score, Knox 19, Nap 6-
Teen Town after the game.
Sunny Monday. Ycs, it looks as if suminer's
here again. Football practice for Columbia
Organization of Hi-Y and Y-Teens for 1952-
53 school year. Evening band rehearsal. Whv
:ill the screaming when Mr. Davis shut otf
the field lights after band rehearsal, girls?
Journalism activity period. The first heat
wave since school started. It is 87 degrees
in the shade!
First government tcst. Band activity period.
Football game tomorrow night. Good luck,
Football game, Columbia City, 274 Nap 0.
Posey Flowers finds a new way of keeping
cool these hot evenings. but it costs somebody
else a pair ot' football pants! First issue of
the "D'BULLDOG." Congratulations to the
Blue Monday. Hi-Y initiation. Marching band
practice. Nominations for all class officers.
FFA, FHA. and Jr. Y-Teens activity period,
Football game with Warsaw. score 28-0.
Better luck next. time. fellows.
Student Council. First Concert Band re-
Campaigns for class officers begin. Butch
Pippen tries to get votes by passing out
candy. Sorry Butch, I guess nobody has a
sweet tooth at N.H.S.
Football players golto see South Bend team.
National Honor Society members announced.
rtgongratulations, kids. Class elections. Teen
Senior class meeting. Can it be that the
SENIORS still ride two on a bicycle!!!
Hi-Y and Sr. Y-Teens activity period. Believe
it or not the bookkeeping class is finally
getting right answers: the light dawns after
four weeks ot' fog. Hi-C.
Seniors decide on blue and white caps and
gowns. Pretty snazzy!!!
NO SCHOOL!!! The fire bug visits N.H.S.
This doesn't stop our faithful D'Bulldog staff
from finishing their paper. The juniors start
their magazine sales.
No school again today. Band practice 9:30 to
11:30 on the field, Auburn football game
score 31-73 we make our second touchdown
of the year.
First day of school after our unexpected
vacation. The rooms still smell a little smoky,
but everything else is the same. HS. As-
sembly tickets on salc. Student. Council
FHA and FFA activity period. First paid
assembly program. with talking birds. Donna
Teeter proves that even she can make them
talk and count. First appearance of N.H.S.
robed choir at the First Brethern Church.
The fourth band rank is awarded their soda
passes for the first time. Congratulations!
Autumn is really here with wind. leaves,
and all. Band practice. Band Booster mem-
bership drive starts today.
Band practice activity period.
GAA activity period. Football game Roch-
ester 34, Nap 0. Dads are honored at football
game. Teen Town.
Brr!! Chilly? Yes, winter is really coming.
Senior Class meeting. More soda passes and
theater tickets awarded to band members.
FHA. First evening band practice with lights.
More soda and theater passes for best ranks
at game, Journalism meeting.
Last home football game of the year. Central
Catholic score 37. Nap 0. Last performance
of the N.H.S. marching band. Teen Town.
Band takes a trip to New Haven, Saturday
to see a marching band contest.
FFA and FHA. Jr. Y-Teens.
"Look at the birdie!! Hold that pose: say,
"Cheese." Yes. senior pictures are taken.
Assembly program featuring Dr. Myers and
his "Romance of Words."
National Honor Society meeting. Election of
officers. The "B" football squad wins its
third game, 19 to 6, with Goshen.
The teachers prove to us in pep session today
that they really like us, by giving the
students fifteen cheers.
Basketball practice starts today. Good luck
to all the guys for a wonderful season.
Senior proofs are returned today. Everybody
finally realizes what he really looks like.
Joint Hi-Y and Y-Teen party.
Under classmen pictures today. Thirteen
members of choir go to South Bend tomorrow
to sing in choir for Teachers Association. Two
days vacation, hooray! !!
Back to school after vacation. Muck Crop
Show. FHA Halloween party.
FFA today. Band plays first concert of year
at the official opening of Muck Crop Show.
Seniors place orders for their pictures today.
Boy, that surely empties the pocketbooks,
doesn't it. kids? Hi-Y sell get well cards to
send to Wes.
30 Student Council today. election of officers.
31 Watch out or the goblins will get you!! Yes,
it's I-lallowe'en again. As usual we have a
festival which is a huge success.
Basketball tickets on sale,
Presidential election held by senior govern-
ment class. Y-Teens and Hi-Y.
School back to normal again after election.
Funny to see so many smiling faces, But I
guess they must be Republicans.
Student Council. Freshman basketball season
Big pep session. First basketball game. Score,
Kendallville 57. we 50.
National Education Week. The school depart-
rgients place their displays in the store win-
11 Congratulations team, our first win of the
year. Score, Nap 55, Wakarusa 52. The senior
class is doing very well with concessions.
12 Student Council. FFA. Mr. Roose is ill,
suffering from a heart attack.
13 Student Council. Juniors go to South Bend
to visit the South Bend Tribune. School
surely is quiet this afternoon: I wonder why.
14 Clean up!!! 'Ilhat's the cry of the Sanitation
Committee of the Student Council, Weekly
clean up days are started. Warsaw game.
Score is, Nap 69, Warsaw 53.
17 Student Council meets with home room
teachers after school.
18 Hi-Y, Y-Teens. Jr. High cheer leader tryouts.
Congratulations to Dixie H., Sue Ellen F..
and Pat T.
19 Sophomore candy sales a huge success.
20 Band clinic at Indianapolis.
21 Basketball game. Concord 47, Nap 54. Teen
24 Senior trip to City Hall to learn about city
government. Don M. is almost kept there,
25 FFA, FHA. Basketball game. Goshen 40,
Nap 46. Nice game, boys.
26 Thanksgiving program sponsored by the
Hi-Y. Rev. Mr. Jennings is the speaker.
1 Student Council announces a special week,
"Stay In School," beginning today. Home
Molly pours cider at Y-Teen, Who is it, Paul?
Hopewell's proteges take time Juniors launch magazine
out for lunch. campaign,
Seniors pantomime at Hallo- The Ames Brothers and
Ween Festival. "Glow Worm."
Seniors firstffor basketball George takes a turn at the
Keith scores for the Bulldogs. Mrs. Wright reads "The Night
Christmas comes to the "The Miracle of the Christmas
Study Hall. Crechef'
Moneyvfor the march of Dimes. Kay crowns the "King and
Queen of Courtesy."
Concession seller:-4 ui. the Nap cheering section.
Hi-Y and Y-Teens. Student Council sponsors
a new calendar on the blackboard to inform
everybody of activities.
"Hold it!" Yes, group pictures are taken
today. Sr. Y-Teen Mother and Daughter
4 Underclassmen pictures passed out! Ugh! do
you mean I look like that? Student Council.
5 Debate and Government students visit the
Purdue Student Legislature Friday and Sat-
urday. Basketball game, Columbia City 52,
8 BLUE Monday! Senior taffy sale.
9 FHA. Chorus Christmas program. Nice job.
10 "Oh, gosh are your pictures ever good." The
seniors get their pictures today.
11 National Honor Society.
12 Big pep session. Football sweaters awarded.
Basketball game, Madison 52, Nap 50.
15 Senior trip to Goshen to visit Court House.
16 Band "Pops" concert.
17 The lovely strains of Christmas carols float
through the halls of N.H.S this morning.
Christmas time is finally here. First Intra-
mural basketball game.
18 A drizzly, drippy, rainy day.
19 Basketball game. Bremen 52, Nap 50. Christ-
mas program by speech class. VACATION
6 Hi-Y and Y-Teens. Assembly program.
Basketball game, Jimtown 51, Nap 54. Con-
7 Noon movies. Admission 5 cents.
8 National Honor Society.
9 Basketball game, Washington Clay 54. Nap-
12 Senior class trip planned.
13 Y-Teens sell basketball team pictures.
14 Elkhart game tickets on sale.
15 Student Council.
16 Juniors and seniors have chest X-rays. Ply-
mouth game, score, 64, Nap 62.
19 Semester exams! Just one more semester to
20 Annual Blue and White Day. Elkhart game
score, 71, Nap 44. We watch presidential
inauguration. The television bug has finally
bitten old N.H.S.
21 Joint Hi-Y and Y-Teen meeting.
Senior trip to Indianapolis, to visit capitol.
Hooray!! Hooray!! The seniors are back.
"Watch your manners, kids!" This is Cour-
tesy Week sponsored by Student Council.
A secret is once again in the air! Yes, the
Juniors are making reception plans.
FHA. Noon movies sponsored by projector
Band contest local. Student Council.
30 Basketball game, New Paris 50. Nap 62.
Senior scholarship tests.
2 Assembly program is Scott Emerson's "Trip
to the Arctic in a Canoe."
Hi-Y and Y-Teens. Bremen game score,
74-63. Better luck next time, boys.
Student Council meeting.
Courtesy week program. Mr. Dunkin from
Columbia City is our speaker. Jesse and
Hiltrud are crowned Courtesy King and
Pep session. Basketball game, Wakarusa 66,
"Blue Monday." Band and chorus receive
their medals for Solo and Ensemble contest.
Congratulations to the band and chorus.
FFA and FHA. Speech class participates in
the Junior Town Meeting of the Air at
Concordia, Fort Wayne.
Group pictures taken. Spelling class or-
National Honor Society.
Locker and desk inspection. Basketball game,
Culver 70, Nap 59.
National Honor Society takes over its new
project today: helping the grade teachers
look after the youngsters on the playground
Hi-Y and Y-Teens. Special assembly. Basket-
ball game, Rochester 56, Nappanee 62.
Journalism meeting and spelling class.
Seniors measured for their caps and gowns
today, Senior English class takes trip to
Elkhart to see "Twelfth Night."
Senior play tryouts. Basketball game, Man-
chester 54, Nappanee 60. Last basketball
game of season.
Tourney tickets on sale.
Pep session. Senior band members receive
their band sweaters.
Sectional tournament at Goshen. Nappanee
57, Middlebury 48. Evening game, Nappanee
52, Jimtown 49.
Vacation because of noise and dirt from
gymnasium floor repairs.
Frida school. Saturday tourney tickets on
sale. ep session.
2 Senior play practice.
Hi-Y and Y-Teens.
Just another routine day!!
Juniors visit State Capitol at Indianoplis.
Seniors take citizenship test.
Home room programs.
FFA and FHA. Band practice.
National Honor Society. Senior play practice.
Noon moving pictures. Junior reception com-
"Beware, Friday the thirteenth." 4-H Jr.
Senior class meeting.
Hi-Y and Y-Teens.
National Honor Society.
Locker and desk inspection.
Just a routine day.
Preview of senior play in the study hall.
Buy your tickets now! Class play dress re-
First performance of the senior play,
Congratulations to the senior class for a
wonderful play. Last performance tonight.
Last paid assembly program, "A Trip to the
31 Sr. Y-Teens and Hi-Y,
1 Issue of the "D'Bulldog" comes out. Don't
believe everything you read, because this
is April Fool's Day.
Spring vacation begins tomorrow. Hooray!!!
Easter program in study hall.
Everyone drags into school this morning,
after a wonderful vacation. Miss Jameson
and Mary Jo are flashing diamonds now.
Band practice for contest. Chorus and bands
give a concert at the Community Building,
a preview of their contest numbers.
Sturgis band performs for Nappanee student
Band and Chorus Contest at Kendallville.
Track meet with Concord.
State band contest. Goshen Relays.
Eighth grade trip to Chicago.
Spring choral concert.
County track meet at Goshen.
Cheerleader tryouts for 1953-54.
Mother's Day band concert.
Two days' band trip to Battle Creek,
Senior trip to Mackinac Island.
Junior and Senior reception.
Senior class night.
School is out, hooray ! l ! i ! I
Seniors view Ike's inauguration. I got a part in the play!
Juniors deck the assembly for Music, Music, Music,-from the
the tourney pep session.
Joan and Walter get their band Champion pie eaters at frosh
Nap thinlieslv.-int gjounty Track That BIG day-GARDUATION.
Our junior year was brought to a
shining climax with the annual Junior-
Senior Reception on May 23, 1952.
How suprised everyone was to find
that we'd converted the Athenian Room
at the Hotel Elkhart into a truly won-
Janie, Julia, Mary Jo, and Jane were
really formally attired for the decorat-
The speakers' table was also adorned
with the gateway to Fairyland, as well
as the crowns of the King and Queen
of the Reception.
The wishing well made an attractive
centerpiece for one of the tables.
Here are the gingerbread house and
the sign welcoming everyone to Fairy-
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It's a new play-all American! Can't you just imagine yourself zipping along about
But, Lenore, where could you have gotten poison ivy'P ninety miles an hour? Characters-in the senior play!
On March 26 and 27 the senior class presented "Brother Goose," a three act comedy.
Under the direction of Mrs, Miles and Miss Hoover, the cast gave a hilarious presentation of the
goings on in the Adams residence.
Jeff "Brother Goosel' ...... ........., J im Burt Eve, a southern charmer .....,.,,.., Mary Jo Walters
Carol .........,...,.,..........,,..... ..,..w.... G reta Bigler Sarah, a colored maid .....,.,...,..,......... Jane Strauss
Wes ,,S.,..A..,.........,,,V,,,,.,,..,.,........we,,.,...,.. Paul Flowers Lenore, who has 'tplans,'..Carol Jo Baumgartner
Hyacinth ......,...,i........,...,..,,,.,..,...,. Jane Loudermilk Mrs. Trimmer, of the Wee Blue Inns.,Helen Huff
Helen, who quits ...............w,.,........,.... Janet Rohrer Truck driver, who is plenty mad .... Don Malcolm
Peggy, who comes to the rescue ...... Phyllis Roth Messenger ,...,...,...,....,,.,..,..........,.......,, Carol Coppes
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I, Norris "Let me borrow" Balsley, will my
government notebook, pen and ink to Jesse
Berger, so that he won't have to copy the lesson
from a different person every day.
I, Carol Jo "Stay at Home" Baumgartner, will
the dull razor blades, scraps of cardboard,
worn-out erasers, stubby pencils, empty bottles
of rubber cement, and other miscellaneous ac-
cumulated debris, as well as my room at Miss
Hoover's, to Sarita Schrock, editor of the '54
I, Greta "Sparkle-Plenty" Bigler, will my
matrimonial intentions to any junior girl who
hopes to get a diamond for Christmas next year.
I, James "There's Nobody Here But Us
Chickens" Burt, will the time I've spent at the
hatchery to Farrell Biller, who'd rather spend
his time with chickens than women.
I, Carroll "Smoke Rings" Coppes, will my
pipe and rum and maple tobacco to George
Fox to aggravate Miss Hoover and Mrs. Miles
at play practice next year.
I, Stanley "Joker" Farmwald, will my com-
plete revised collection of laughs, chuckles, and
proper expressions to Frank Reed, to be used
while reading the "jokes" in "Our Times".
I, Paul "Makin' Out" Flowers, will my mid-
day tete a tete with Shirley to Jackie Ulery,
in case he ever gets close enough to a girl to
talk to her.
I, Waneta "Slow Poke" Frenger, will my
ability to stay at least two days behind every-
one else on my bookkeeping set, to Lulabelle
I, Shirley "Number Please" Geyer, will my
job at the telephone office to anyone else who
needs an easy way to keep up on the latest
I, Douglas "Get 'Em in the Hall at Noon"
Golden, will my noon activities with the fresh-
men girls to Paul Parks who already has a good
I, Wesley "Sky-High" Hansen, will my height
to Molly Jo Tobias so she'll be able to gaze into
the eyes of her favorite man without craning
Wright Funeral Home
I, Lulubelle "May I Help You" Harman, will
my job in the toy department at Schultz's to
Janice Stickel who enjoys playing with toys
as much as I do.
I, Shirley "Sleepyhead" Heckaman, will my
daily doze in sixth hour government class to
Lois Sechrist, in case she finds something better
to do nights than sleep.
I, Richard "I Was Working" Hepler, will my
stack of unexcused absences to Lester Shaw
who should have a pretty good collection of
them already. ,
I, Walter "One Woman" Hershberger, will my
faithfulness to Nellie to Max Slabaugh, hoping
that he'll also put a ban on women riding in
his car. i i
I, Helen "l2:20" Huff, will my regular noon
meetings with a Jim to Donna Sutheimer, with
the hope that she will be as faithful as I have
been. . J lb
I, Ruth "Giggles" Kahler, will my high-
pitched shaky laugh to anyone who thinks she
can find even half as many occasions to use
it as I have. , ,
I, Jolene "Would You Write?" Klingaman,
will my loud l?J voice, scribbled assignment
sheets, and inky stencils to Carol Postma, since
she'll need- them to get out next year's D'Bul1-
I, Joan "Practice Makes Perfect" Knepp, will
my daily two hour practice session to Joan
Grimm so that the cornet section may progress
from the worst to the very best Mr. Davis has
I, Hiltrud "I Like Rhythm" Lohr, will my
ability to play American jazz and German
waltzes equally well to Barbara Coppes to use
during intermission at next year's senior play.
I, Jane "Shortie" Loudermilk, will my height
to Sue Wright with the hope that she can land
a member of the basketball team who's eleven
inches taller than she is.
I, Patricia "Pack 'Em In" Lutes, will my
ability to crowd ten people, a saxaphone, a
trombone, two French horns, three cornets, two
clarinets, and a drum into my car after band,
to Doris Hunsberger.
O. A. Lambert, Produce Buyer and Shipper
Deisch Farm Supply Company
I, Robert "Lover Boy" Lutes, will my ability
to go steady with a different girl every week,
to my brother Charlie, who's just beginning to
learn his way around.
I, Billy Lee "Shy-Guy" Main, will my motor
scooter, as well as my bashfulness around girls,
to John Tobias, so he won't be thinking of
women all the time.
I, Don "How Many Want To Go On the
Cruise" Malcolm, will the presidency of the
senior class to anyone who has the nerve to
try to get seniors to agree upon anything.
I, Mary "On the Honor Roll" Martin, will
my room at Mrs. Hoffer's to Pat Keim since
she'll never get an "A" in home economics any
I, Keith "Wish You Were Here" McCuen,
will my affection for a certain graduate of
N.H.S. to Dan Hostetter since he seems to be
strongly attracted to the upper-classmen.
I, Jane "Call Me Red" McGillen, will the
fiery color of my hair to Carolyn Kern, it's
less expensive than Light 'n Bright.
I, Dorothy "White or Chocolate" Mikel, will
my duties at the milk line to Verna Mast so
that N .H.S. students will get their calcium each
I, Carol Mae "Homemaker" Miller, will my
domestic talents and cooking ability to Janet
Fisher, since the way to a Wakie man's heart
is through his stomach.
I, Julia "Do I Have To Sit Up There" Miller,
will my ability to harass Miss Hoover during
activity period to Terry Hamsher, although I
doubt if she'll need it.
I, Kenneth "Double,' Mitterling, will my
brawny broad shoulders to Bob Wyman to win
the affections of a sophomore girl.
I, Gordon "Hot Rod" Pfeiffer, will my bat-
tered bumpers and fluted fenders to Don Disher,
who has already established a record of his own!
I, Janet "Tee-hee" Rohrer, will my warped
sense of humor toanyone else who can confuse
the most dramatic tragedy with comedies during
I, Phyllis "Engaged" Roth, will my roll of
adhesive tape and' half-empty bottle of finger-
nail polish to any girl who hasn't yet exchanged
her class ring for a diamond.
R. A. Fleetwood, M. D.
Oflice-Nappanee and Van Buren Streets
I, Paul "Why Do You Treat Me Like a Man
From Mars" Sechrist, will my space activities
to Ed Hand, who's used to climbing around on
I, Ruth "Did You Hear" Sheets, will my
knowledge of all the goings on in Wakarusa to
Shirley Longfield, who sometimes has trouble
finding out pertinent facts.
I, Alice Joan "Ear for Music" Slabaugh, will
my dexterity on the marimba, accordion, and
piano to Patsy Corl, so that she may develop
her ability on the clarinet.
I, Marilyn "Girl's Romances" Sparks, will
my stack of high-class literature to Wyana
McDow, if her notebook is large enough to
conceal all of them.
I, Jane "Marilyn Monroe" Strauss, will my
ability for fainting twice in the same scene
teven with a bustlel, to Shirley Losee for next
I, Shirley "Let's be Ladylike" Sutheimer, will
my knack for falling up the stairs of N.H.S. to
Mary Helen Pippen in case she tries to "act"
as gracefully as I do.
I, Donna "Photogenic" Teeter, will my job
as cheerleader to anyone who can tearfully
appeal to photographers at the tourney as often
as I have.
I, Joyce "A Stitch in Time Saves Nine"
Teeter, will my after school job at Blue Bell to
Lois Lemna, who'll be able to run two sewing
machines as well as I am.
I, Mary Jo "Who, Me?" Walters, will my
ability to get away with murder in art class
to Carol Esther Miller to use as soon as she
perfects my "innocent" look.
I, Robert "Here's Your Seat" Waters, will
my position as usher at the ball games to Jim
Woodhams. If he's not tall enough to make the
team, he can at least see the game free.
I, Carlyle "The Wreck" Welty, will my mode
of transportation to Kathryn Miller in case she
gets tired of asking her dad for the car.
I, Betty "Dead-eye" Yoder, will my ability
to sink those shots from any spot on the floor
to Coach Conrad's boys to make use of during
next year's basketball season.
Arden Stiitzman, Jeweler
106 East Market Street
CLASS OF '53
As I entered the city of Nappanee in 1963
I realized the place had changed a great deal.
Many new buildings had been erected and many
new faces were to be seen.
The first face I vaguely recognized was that
of a very famous traveling salesman, Bob Lutes,
who was selling Mutschlers' kitchens in Europe.
Although his salesmanship was the best, he
was still trying to sell himself to a woman.
Upon meeting someone I knew, I was anxious
to learn about all my other 1953 friends. I then
asked Bob what happened to his old pal Ken-
neth Mitterling. He informed me that after
Kenny had served in the Army, during which
time he had been stationed' in Germany, he
had returned to that country, where he had
worked up a big business.
While doing a little window shopping, I had
the good fortune to run into an old friend of
mine, Shirley Heckaman. She was just going
out to lunch. After several minutes of question-
ing I found out that she was still employed by
the Schultz Five and Ten Cent Store. She
always had liked her work there in her D. O.
employment while a senior in N.H.S. I couldn't
find out a single thing about her love life, she
always was sort of bashful. She was able to
give me information about two of my other
friends, Lulubelle Harman and Paul Sechrist.
Lulubelle was also working at Schu1tz's and had
been going steady with Paul ever since they
had been graduated. You see, they were the
cautious type, they didn't want to rush into
anything too fast.
Upon coming to the B 8: B Cafe, I saw Norris
Balsley eating dinner. He could afford to eat
there because he had become President of
Mutschler Bros., Inc.
I didn't have time to talk to him as I was in
a hurry to reach the "Mary Jo Shop." Yes, Mary
Jo Walters had taken over her mother's dress
shop while waiting for a sailor friend to finish
his Navy career. Her most famous model, Carol
Jo Baumgartner, was giving a preview of the
bathing suits to be worn that summer. The
most popular suit was a one-piece lace number.
We've gone a long way since Annette Keller-
man's time, haven't we? In case you should like
to know, that suit was designed by Mme. Shirley
Geyer. Only the most modish clothes bear the
Moving on down the street I met another
person who was doing very well for herselfg
it was Pat Lutes. She had all of her hope-chest
articles to get married for so long that now
she was running an antique store to dispose
of them. While I was talking to Pat, she got
to complaining about the merchant next door.
No wonder! It was "Main's Put-Put Service."
Billy was demonstrating a new model which
had been put on display only yesterday.
I started across the street to look down the
other way and accidently ran into a lady push-
ing a baby carriage. If it wasn't Mrs. "Donna
Teeter" Mishler! She had the youngest child
with her. The twins were too mischievous to
bring along to town. She told' me that just the
day before Joyce Teeter, Mrs. Lemler, had
had her seventh child. Thus I understood why
Nappanee needed another grade school.
Glancing up I saw the most suprising sign.
It read, "Hep1er, Home of the Best Drinks."
Sure enough, there was Rich Hepler, bartender
and manager of the city Coke Bar. I understood
that they had a wonderful floor show at nights.
I looked around for a billboard. After finding
one I was shocked to see emblazoned in bold
letters, "Famous Singing and Dancing Girls,
Julia Miller and Shirley Sutheimerf'
Walking down the street the other way, I
noticed the Clipp Auto Sales sign. Guess who
Jim's favorite secretary was? Naturally, Helen
Huff. I've heard they've been running in the
red something terrible because of poor book-
keeping. Do you remember Pletcher Furniture
Store right across the street? Well, Carroll
Coppes has taken over that business. All the
dividends, of course, were kept in the family.
As I approached a very large building I began
to ask questions about it. Why, it was a private
hospital. The superintendent and person re-
sponsible for its being there was none other
than Dorothy Mikel. All of a sudden an ambu-
lance drove up and out came the orderlies
carrying a stretcher. Guess who was on it?
Gordon Pfeiffer, of all people! Yes, he was
driving a racing car, and just that day had
upset. Well, he had plenty of practice when
he was young, the way he used to drive around
the school block was scandalous. Of course, he
would be in good' hands there. He would have
the best private nurse available, who was, yes,
Ruth Kahler. People claimed she had had a
romance with every male patient she had taken
There was one place I wanted to go and that
was back to the old school. It had changed a
great deal, too. As I neared the old Alma Mater,
Wesley Hansen was coming out. He explained
to me that he was teaching Spanish. I think
he would make a perfect foreign language
Boston Store--Men's and Boys' Wear - 68 - Pontious Plumbing and Heating
Ladies' and Girls' Ready to Wear, and Appliances 108 West Randolph Street-Phone 18
I continued my jaunt into and around the
building. If there wasn't the good, old eco-
nomics room. Why, in amazement I looked at
the teacher, Keith McCuen. He had been grad-
uated from Manchester college and there he
was. Later I learned that he was sponsoring the
Who do you suppose had taken the place
of Mrs. Maust? Mary Martin was teaching
physical education. She received her degree
at Goshen College. I wondered what had hap-
pened to her 1953 engagement.
The students started filing to the assembly
for a program so I went along. Golly be, the
assembly program was featuring the famous
marimba player, Alice Slabaugh.
Because I had begun to be hungry, I decided
to leave. The school bus had just pulled up
to the curb. Why, Mrs. "Carol Mae Miller"
Pletcher was driving. She had driven the bus
every year except the previous one. She had a
baby boy that year.
I entered the B 8: B almost starved. I had
met and talked to so many people. The waitress
came for my order and looking up, I recognized
Ruth Sheets. She said she liked her work there
and didn't want to get married because kids
bothered her. She admitted' she had been step-
ping out with Douglas Golden every now and
then. He had a large farm south of towng now
all he needed was a woman.
She began to tell me all the gossip. Very
jokingly she said, "I guess Carlyle Welty has
delivered too many groceries to Janet Rohrer's
house because next month they are getting
married." I remembered seeing them at the
Junior-Senior Reception in 1953. That was their
I wanted to know a little bit about the
Malcolm-Loudermilk case that had been so ob-
vious in high schiol. Don was still down at
Indiana University studying about animals. t??J
Jane was in Nappanee trying to learn all the
duties of a farmer's wife. Maybe she would
hook Malcolm some day. Ruth informed me
that Walter Hershberger had a good business
built up in Millersburg and his latest statement
was, "Nellie sure makes a good little wife!"
She reported Bob Walters also had a thriving
business in Bourbon. You see his wife was
originally from there.
I was waiting for my dinner when in walked
a millioniare's wife with her furs, diamonds,
and dogs. She was, of all people, the former
Jolene Klingaman. Her mansion was located at
I picked up the paper and began to read.
The headlines announced, "Latest Invention
Mystifies the World." It was about the new all
Harry Tobias' Auto Clinic
Radiator and General Repair
automatic car which would never run out of
gas, nor would ever have anything go wrong
with it. Now who would think of a thing like
that, certainly I knew: Jim Burt. He had' be-
come known all over the world for his inven-
I took a look at the radio programs. Why,
there was the Children's Hour on every morn-
ing Monday through Saturday. The storyteller
was Stanley Farmwald. Well, I thought I had
better stick to television. That one looked like
a good program, "The Most Lovable Woman,"
hints to all women about themselves. Narrator
and' writer was Jane Strauss.
The latest news was about Waneta Frenger.
She had gone to Hollywood and had done very
well in the movies, having become the second
Marilyn Monroe. There was an advertisement
for the stage play "My Darling Husband." Of
course, the leading character was Paul Flowers.
I understood his performances were tremendous:
the high school senior play had decided his
There came Ruth with my lunch. I decided
to try to get some more information from her.
She had- received a letter from Hiltrud Lohr the
previous day. Hiltrud was making a fortune
back in Germany writing "popular music."
"Well, tell me about Phyllis Roth. Is she
married?" I inquired.
She had continued her study of music and
was then in opera!
"Oh, you say Jim won't marry her till she
gives up her career."
While I was meditating over my lunch Mari-
lyn Sparks walked by with her second husband.
I won't describe the way she looked because
she'd had' some pretty tough luck.
I paid my bill and started for the door. A
poster in the window drew my attention, so I
stopped to read it. The champion woman
wrestler was to be there on Saturday night and
guess who she was. Joan Knepp.
There was just one more person I wanted to
know about and that was Betty Yoder. I ar-
rived at her house a few minutes later and
found her mother doing dishes. Betty had gone
to Washington several years before and had
became private secretary to the President of
the United States at S300 a week. I had thought
in High School she would be a successful person.
My journey to Nappanee had come to an end
here because I had to return to my husband in
Indianapolis for his next basketball game. No
one will ever be able to say that Mrs. "Greta
Bigler" Welborn didn't enjoy her visit back
Mother's Ice Cream
Tir-necanoe Country Club, Leesburg, Indiana
Friday Night, May 22, 1953, at 7:00 o'clock
Welcome ..........................,..........................,.....,............ Max Slabaugh
Response ........ ............,.....,,......,.......,......,............,.. D onald Malcolm
Prophecy ............ Wyana McDow, Lois Sechrist. Kay Kendall
Will ....,....., , ....... Carolyn Kern, Joan Grimm, Shirley Losee
Program .,...... ......,..............,......,..,.... Th e Mystifying Millikens
FIRST METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday Afternoon, May 24, 1953, at 3:00 o'clock
Organ Prelude-"Cantilene" ......................,............. Golterman
Miss Patricia Henley, Organist
Processional-"Pomp and Circumstance" . ,..........,...,....... Elgar
Class of 1953. Miss Henley, Organist
Invocation ............... ,......,.. Th e Reverend Donald Jennings
Pastor, First Methodist Church
Scripture Meditation .,.............. The Reverend Robert Fields
Pastor, Church of God
Prayer ........ .,..................,. T he Reverend Homer North
Pastor, North Main Mennonite Church
"Out of the Night" ..,,.......................................................,,.....,. Sloan
High School Robed Choir. Miss Jameson. Director
Address ...,,..,....,..,......,.....,........... The Reverend Herbert Fisher
Pastor, Union Center Church of the Brethren
"Hear Our Prayer" ..i...,..,................,...,....,..........,,........ Chenoweth
High School Robed Choir
Benediction ....,....,,..,,..............,., The Reverend Delmar Stalter
Pastor, First Nazarene Church
Recessional-"War March of the Priests" ...,.... Mendelssohn
Class of 1953, Miss Henley, Organist
Organ Postlude-"Recessional March" ......,..................... Stark
Miss Patricia Henley, Organist
SENIOR CLASS NIGHT
Community Park Pavilion
Tuesday Night, May 26, 1953, at 8:00 o'clock
Opening Remarks ........................,.....,.,........... William R, Kendall
Superintendent of Schools
"The Debutante" ....i.....,. Herbert Clark ,,rir,,,r..,,,,.,,,, Cornet S010
Joan Knepp, Hiltrud Lohr, Accompanist
So long. Brother" ..........,................,,...,..,.......,.,,,,.,.,,,, Monologue
School Awards, Merit Awards, and Honorable Mention ..........
James O. Weddle, Principal
Hi-Y Awards .....,........... ,,,..................... L awrence White
Agriculture Awards ,....... ...,.. R . Selwyn Copeland
State Bank Award .......................................,..............,, George Rose
American Legion Citizenship Awards ........ Wilfred Ganshorn
"The Deaf Old Woman" ............,.........,,.....,...,...,............,..... Davis
"It's a Big Wide Wonderful World" ,...,........,....,.,.,,... ,,,,, R ox
James Burt, Carroll Coppes, Paul Flowers, Shirley Geyer,
Shirley Heckaman, Walter Hershberger, Helen Huff. Jolene
Klingaman, Donald Malcolm, Julia Miller, Phyllis Roth.
Alice Joan Slabaugh, Shirley Sutheimer, Donna Teeter
COMMUNITY BUILDING AUDITORIUM
Thursday Evening, May 28, 1953, at 8:15 o'clock
Processional-"Pomp and Circumstancen .............,...... Elgar
Class of 1953, High School Band
Ross E. Davis, Conductor
Invocation ..............,..........,.............. The Reverend Virgil Meyer
Pastor, First Brethren Church
"Meditation from Thais" ........ ,....,.... . .,....,..........,........... M assanet
High School Band
Salutatory Address ........,....,..,,......,.,.,..,..,...,.,.....,......,.. Joan Knepp
Address-"The Marks of an Educated Man" ....................
Dr. John G. Benson, Lecturer, Interpreter, Humorist,
World Traveler, and Writer
Valedictory Address ...............,................ Carol Jo Baumgartner
"The Phantom Regiment" .,........ Anderson High School Band
Presentation of Diplomas
Benediction .,..r.. ,..,.......,.........,... T he Reverend Paul Schmledel
Pastor. St, John's Lutheran Church
Recessional-''Recessional" ....,....,.....,....,....,,................. Rousseau
The Graduates, High School Band
Wegmi1ler's 5c to 31.00 Store -70 - Pletcher Motor Company
106 South Main Street
Oldsmobile-Buick Sales and Service
Mark Bammel .......
Wilfred Blessing ......
David Bowers .............,........
ALUMNI OF 1952
Della Ina Chapman ............ Stephens College
Shirley Davis ............
Martha Dick .......
Eldon Disher ........................
Jo Ann Farrington
Jerald Freet ..............
Schuyler Fuller ........
Ashland College ....... .......
........Nappanee Lumber 8:
fg. Oo. Office .......
Nappanee State Bank ...............,.................
Douglas Geyer ........ ........ M anchester College ..... ........ N orth Manchester, Indiana
Roger Greenwalt ................ Studebakers ............... ........ N appanee, Indiana
Patricia Henley ........ ........ C oppes Inc., Oliice ......... ........ N appanee, Indiana
David Hostetter ........ ........ W e1dy's Painters ........ ........ N appanee, Indiana
Robert Jensen .......... ........ A ir Force ..,................... ....
Earl Edwin Kern ................ Mutschler Bros. Co. ..,.. ............... N appanee, Indiana
Paul Lechlitner ........ ........ F arming ...............................,..,,........................ Nappanee, Indiana
Barbara LeCount ................ Ruckman-Callander Insurance Agency .... Nappanee, Indiana
Arlene Lehman ........ ........ M rs. Robert Mast .......................................... Nappanee, Indiana
Avis Losee ................
Carol Sue Martin ,............... Mutschler Bros. Co. ..
James Messner ........
Robert Metzler ........
Ronald Miller .....................
Mary Rockstroh ......
James Rose .............
Monna Sechrist ........
George Sheets .......
Jo Ann Shively
Sally Snider ...........
David' Stouder .......
Glen Stump ..............
William Stutzman ..............
J acquelyn Thompson .........
Ruby Tobias ...............
James Troxel .........
Dolores Weaver .........
Richard Welborn .....
Arlene Welty .........
Wayne Welty .........
Marie Wilson ......
Fred Wilt ............
Philip Wright ...........
John Zimmerman , .............. .
........Mutschler Bros. Co. ..
........North Central College
........Mrs. Raymond Kuhn
Ashland College ............... .......
........North Central College
........ Warsaw, Indiana
DePauw University ..... .......
.South Bend, Indiana
......,. Nappanee, Indiana
........North Manchester, Indiana
.Mutschler Bros. Co. ..... ....,... N appanee, Indiana
James Mitterling ................ Power King Plant ......
Helen Marla Mutschler ......
Patricia Richmond ..............
Mrs. George Sheets .......,... ........ N appanee, Indiana
U. S. Navy ....................... ....
........Mutsch1er Bros. Co.
U. S. Navy .,.....................
.Indiana University ........... .......
Vitreous Steel Products ....... ....... N appanee, Indiana
Mutschler Bros. Co. ......... ....... N appanee, Indiana
Mrs. Ralph Culp ........ ....... N appanee, Indiana
Coppes Inc. ......,....... ........ N appanee, Indiana
Dr. Price's Office ................................. : .......... N appanee, Indiana
........Indiana University Medical Center
........Ml1eS Laboratory Office
Purdue University ...................... .......
Nappanee Lumber 8: Mfg. Co. ..... ...... .
West LaFayette, Indiana
Robinson and Gerkey Seedsmen Inc. - 71 - Mullet's SaveWay Market
Ph01'l9 87 112 South Main Street
Activities ............... .......... 3 5
Administration ........ ........ 1 1-13
Alumni ................ ...... 7 1
Athletics ..... ......... 4 7
Band .............. ........ 4 4-45
Bookstore ........ .......... 1 6
Basketball ...... 52-55
Cafeteria ...... 16
Calendar .......... ........ 6 0-63
Cheerleaders ..... ....... 5 8
Choir ............ ....... 4 6
Classes .......... ......... 4 -7
Class Play .............. ........... 6 5
Class Prophecy ........ ........ 6 8-69
Class Will ............... ........ 6 6-67
Cross Country ....... ....... 5 6
Custodians ......... ...... 1 6
D'Bu11dog ...............,........,. ....... 3 7
Debate ................................... ....... 4 0
Diversified Occupations ....i. ....... 4 2
Eighth Grade ....................... ........,. 3 2
Faculty ............ ........ 1 4-15
Features ...... .......... 5 9
Football .............. ....... 4 8-51
Freshmen ............... v....... 3 0-31
Future Farmers ................... ...... 4 3
Future Homemakers ............ ....... 4 3
Girls Athletic Association ...... ......, 5 7
Hi-Y ...,.......... ,......... .................. ..,....... 3 8
J uniors ................... ....... 2 6-27
Junior Y-Teens ........ ........... 4 2
Librarians ........... 40
Maj orettes ......
Napanet ..................,....,....... ...... 3 6
National Honor Society ....... ....... 4 1
Nurse ........................v..,......... ....... 1 6
Reception 1952 ..... .... ...........,. 6 4
Seniors ,,............... ,....... 1 9-25
Senior Week ......... ...... 7 0
Senior Y-Teens ........ ....... 3 9
Seventh Grade ........ ............. 3 3
Sophomores ........... ........ 2 8-29
Student Council ...... ....... 4 1
Who's Who ............. ....... 1 8
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