Plainville High School - Beacon Yearbook (Plainville, CT)

 - Class of 1944

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Donald E. Lackey 'fi "Don" "He hitthed hir wagon to a .rtar and at a Jon Jter he'll 0 far " 8 8 - Don is very talkative, cheerful, easy-going and loves Chemistry. His voice has thrilled many an audience. Don will soon be leaving to strive for a Lieutenant's rating in the Army Air Corps. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 43 Bowling 43 Boys Chorus 4. john Lamb "Johnnie" "O work, a nererrary evil." Johnnie is an easy-going person, gets along well with everyone, and takes things as they come. He is very musically inclined and can play both the violin and the iano p . Glee Club 2, 3, 43 Class Vice-Pres. 33 Boys Cooking 33 Swing Band 3, 43 Orchestra 3, 43 Boys Chorus 4. Eleanor Lepore "El" "Gentle from top to toe." Eleanor is quiet, cooperative and cheerful. She is a very hard working member of our class and is always present when there is some- thing to be done. Glee Club 1, 2, 33 Bowling 2, 3, 43 Girls Athletics 3, 4. William C. Lichtenfels "Apparel proelaimr the man." study in such fields as Law or Architecture. Arthur Lyons ' "A little mitthief now and then." Ks .fr ..I-ichy., Bill came to Plainville from New Britain. just as his many other classmates he, too, did much to better our school. He would like to Glee Club 1, 43 Hi-Y 43 Chess 43 Latin 1, 23 Masque 8: Gown 23 Debating 33 Typing 3 3 Stamp Club 3, 4, French 33 Boys Chorus 4. Eric Lundquist "Swede" "The hour for putting away our hoohf har mme undelayedf' Swede enjoys Problems class. School is just another task. He's quiet when in a group. At present, his ambition is to drive a tank. Bowling 1, 23 Mat Club 53 Radio 43 Cooking 4. "Art" Art hails from Concord, Vt., started school at P. H. S. in his 1 junior year. A typical Vermonter, he has the drawl and everything. Q' Q 'gp However, we wouldn't do without him for anything. Also, best of all, he s tall, dark, and handsome. N -Q ,g .Basketball 1, 23 Stamp Club 23 Boys Athletics 3: Commando I Training 35 Radio 4. 13

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Burton johnson "Burt" "jovial is the word." Burton has been a faithful student throughout his school years He. has made a good class debater, and assistant manager to the basket- ball team during most of his high school career. Dancing 1, Glee Club 2 g Cooking 3, 4, Photography 3 g Chess 3 4. james Francis johnson "Swede" "Who likes potato ships? Swede likes potato ships." Swede is a very nonchalant, outspoken person. He takes over the arguments in Problems Class and enjoys himself doing it. He hopes to live a normal life, raise a family and have a good job. He's doing all right now in defense work. Basketball 1, Bowling 1, 2, 3, Chess 3. Emogene Judd "jean" "She has an inpnite deal of wit." Emogene is friendly toward every one and her amusing wisecracks keep everyone in stitches. Her ambition is to be a typist and a general business woman. Home Ec. 3, Dancing 4. Frances Kata "Fran" "Here is a romely lass we recommend, a happy, cheerful, willing friend." Frances is a debby dresser whose appearance is always pleasing. Her golden.locks are the envy of many girls. Cheerleading 1, 2, 3, 45 Girl Scouts 1, 2, 3, Dancing 35 Senior Debs 4, Bowling 3, 4, Lasana 4. Elizabeth Kloss "Lizzy" "Good things come in small packages." Lizzy is a business girl and is always smiling and has a supply of jokes in hand at all times. Since she likes the Navy, her eye is on the Waves. Archery 3g Girls Athletics 3, 45 Girls League 3, 45 Photography 3g Lasana Club, Pres., 4, Dressmaking 4. Elizabeth Zane Knapp "Betty" "A quiet charming lass, a new addition to our rlassf' Betty just arrived this year but for the few months she's been here she has made an impression on all of us with her quiet, unassum- ing ways and manners. This member of our class hopes to go to col- lege and major in Home Economics and we're sure she'll be very successful. English Club, Sec'ty., 25 Home Ec. 4, Arts 8: Crafts 4. 12



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Hilda Marchetti "Skippy" "Self-ronfidence ir admirable." Mary Maiellaro "Mary" "Gentle of ooire and manner." Mary is not seen much around school. She is verv ouiet, has a nice personality, and does what is asked of her. She will be a stenog- rapher after leaving school. Girls Athletics 35 Dressmaking 4, Home Economics 4. Elizabeth Main "Lizzie" "Life ir what you make it." This quiet little lady has adorned P. H. S. admirably with her cute appearance. Lizzie plans to enter the WAVES or the Girls Athletics 1, 33 Girls League 3, 4, Pilot 3, 4, Pen Pal 4. Walter Majsak "Walt" "There'J nothing like expressing your opinion." Walt is and has been, since his arrival at P. H. S., prominent in many athletics-namely football, basketball and track. He is very out- spoken in his opinions. He is very active in class affairs. Walt plans to be a dentist and a pro-athlete on the side. Latin 1, 25 French 2, 3, 45 Masque 8t Gown 2, 45 Student Council 3, Vice-Pres., 4, Dancing 3, 4g Football 1, 2, 3, Co-Capt., 4, Basket- ball 1, 2, 3, Capt., 4, Track 1, 2, 3 Capt.,4. Hilda is active, likes dancing and also out of town fellas. She plans to become a pilot. Girl Scouts 1, 2, 3g Masque 8: Gown 1, 2, 4, Dancing 3, 4, Glee Club 2, 3, Bowling 3, Pilot 45 Tri-Y 4. Jeanne Matson "Jeannie" "All nature ir but art." Jeanne is tall, slender and blond. She has proved a great help on the art committees of our dances and parties. Clever and skillful in art, she wishes to make it her life's work. Dancing 34 Girl Scouts 1, 2, Treas., 3, Vice-Pres., 4, Cheerleading 1, Archery 1, Tri-Y 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Hockey 2, Girls' Ath- letics 3, 4, Girls League 3, 4, Bowling 4. James Michaud "Jimmy" "A quiet lad, a pleasant lad, hut one P. H. S. ir glad they had." Jimmy's efforts for the class have been incomparable. When any- thing needs to be done in the artistic line or any other line, Jimmy's industrious and efficient workmanship has proved invaluable to the class. After the war he hopes to become a store manager and dabble in the art field on the side. Glee Club 1, chairman: Boys Cooking 3, 4, Fine Arts 3, 4, Arts and Crafts 3, 4. 14

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