Rock Island High School - Watchtower Yearbook (Rock Island, IL)

 - Class of 1963

Page 75 of 240

 

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AT THE TOP OF THE SCHOLASTIC LADDER “It must be nice,” might be the comment of one admiring the top five percent of the graduating class p tured above. Front row: Nancy Bolte, Carolyn Sims, Kay Anderson, Georgia Thompson, Barb Sax, Cindy Brown, Chns Grams, Karen Haburthur, Glenda McKee, and Jill Gromoll. Back row: Ron Cohn, Ruth Coffin, Alice Lemkau, Nadyne Lind- gren, Linda Skillman, Barb Flack, Sandra Hainline, Penny Germain, Sharon Anderson, Sherry Anderson, Emmert Clevenstine, Ted Maxeiner, Jon Lindstrom, Bob Holcomb, Tim Kratzen, and Jim Holland. This year, twenty-seven seniors received the honor of being named the top 5 percent of the 1963 graduating class. The top 5 per cent is determined at the end of the junior year by the grades the seniors received during their sophomore and junior year. They become automatic members of the Na¬ tional Honor Society and compete for Na¬ tional Scholarships.

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SENIOR APPETITES AND ABILITIES GROW Senior boys illustrate the fact that as you grow in years you grow in appetite.



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JUNIORS NOW BECOME A PART OF RI’S VARSITY The junior class of 1962-1963 has acquired new responsibilities this year unknown to them as sophomores, and they have faced these new duties with frreat v ' ijror. As sophomores, they were a more independent body, due to the sejr- rejrated athletic activities and social events, but, as juniors, they have become members of the varsity athletic teams, and have become eligible to attend the junior-senior dances. Academically they also .see big changes. The curriculum of the juniors becomes markedly harder, and on occa¬ sion, they are introduced to college pre¬ paratory courses. They also become con¬ scious of striving to gain entrance into the top ten, the top five percent, and the National Honor Society. The.se organiza¬ tions carry prestige, and the middle- classmen are hopeful of admittance in their .senior year. In conclusion, the junior year, the transition year, is a big change in the life of Rocky students. They experience mixed emotions during this period: hard¬ ships, failures, joy and succe.ss. They have good times and bad times, but. neverthele.ss, the majority of juniors find it an enjoyable and rewarding year. Sharon Abernathy Kermit Adams Ruth Alexander Bruce Anderson Bonnie Anderson Carol Anderson Roland Anderson David Anthony Judy Arndt Dennis Allen Gary Andeen Darryl Anderson Pat Anderson Jackie Arnold Ken Arnold 72

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