Sterling High School - Blue and Gold Yearbook (Sterling, IL)

 - Class of 1954

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I .,,.,r. alfa., 3 fx is X fe 'Ks 5 W E We A ' is Six my K Q H 556 X K L ff..-as K Kr S "" is Lis-fiat ill, S ., . , 'f'sQwi?ig3i's5S aiilife gs , ,ggffrihkifllixiiiig J J A f' 1 i f . ' sf ', sg Sa. -i agw E ., ,gh ,n ,ix S i K li . ME., ff: : 3- .' K iQi,.yst,,4, yi :r u w., ,E fir N am-:1 Miss Margaret Thakaberry Reading Instruction Mr. William Tonkin Vocal Music Miss Ruth Welle Mathematics Mr. H. E. Whaley Mechanical Drawing ki Office Help -Y-1 7159232531 f ' ff 5 156' Miss Norma Rae Peters Joyce Brill Donna Boyungs 12 Maintenance Jennie Genkinger Mr, C, Bennett Jeanette Johnson Mr, S, Minier Vera Fritz Elim Hesse Bertha Baer Cafeteria Left to Right: Marvel Rendell, Irma Daniels, Bertha Menz, Celia Genkinger, Margaret Davldson Mm? lrel . f sw f EPS- 1. A f -ire? 4 ,Q ,, zin L E 13 Si ' ' Ze? -fwziirf f Q, fag 1 -bi f - K Aff John Minier Building Engineer Harry Peugh Maintenance CLASSES if X csbhgobs -5 ' 1 Ng Hi Jilqlobs - N 1, 4? 5 Seated: Miss Burritt,Advisorg Miss Welle, Advisor. Standing: Sandra Smith, Secretaryg Margo Dillon, President, Joanne Dettman, Vice-President, Virginia Allison, Treasurer The Senior Class of 1954, being the first class to complete our high school career in the new building, has many memories of the school, its system, and our own numerous accomplishments dur- ing the past four years. Because of the lack of space, we were unable to hold a class mixer, but by the spring of '51 we knew each other well enough to thoroughly enjoy ourselves at our first class picnic held at Sinnissippi Park. Mary Saunders, Craig Castle, Nancy Graham, and Nancy Kosier led our class with the en- thusiasm which never died throughout our last four years together. uThe Candy Carousel," our first chance to show the school exactly what we could do, as far as entertainment was concerned, turned out to be a real success. This dance, and many other events, made our Sophomore year one to always remember. John Carrillo, Fred Sinroll, Jean Bloomquist, and Merle Johnson formed the nucleus of the class, and passed along much information valuable to us during our first year out of "probation" Two years of experience, and the capable guidance of Neil Brown, Herb Reed, Janet Williams, and Larry Larson gave us, as Juniors, the spirit needed to excell in our many endeavors. This spirit seemed to shine more intensely during October of 752, as we won the Homecoming Parade fioat contest and held our second highly successful dance, '4The Jack-O-Lantern Jurnpf' A combination of ideas and skills formulated NFantasia,', the Junior-Senior Prom, and our largest project thus far. Eight of our classmates earned the honor of being inducted into the National Honor Society in the spring of '53. 16 Xl, - 1 1 i- ........ L .E...L-. l-114 'LJQ C J., W r Eflllzf fl Miss Doris Burritt and Miss Ruth Welle assisted and guided our class 'and our officers, Margo Dillon, Joanne Dettman, Sandra Smith, and Virginia Allison, in their usual congenial manner, which in itself gave our Senior year a finishing touch only friendship can add. Again in October, as was the year before, our class had a close race in the float contest in the Homecoming festivities, and finished with second place. Our boys, with the help of the entire coaching staff, credited the school and class with many high honors in the sports field. More classmates achieved success in Various competitive spheres, a few being music, debate, and essay contests. The Senior dances, Senior Recognition Day, the Senior class picnic, Baccalaureate, the Junior-Senior Prom, and last but not least, Gradua- tion, highlighted our fourth, and last year in the halls and classrooms of Sterling High School-our Alma Mater. 17 VIRGINIA MAE ALLISON: Latin Clubg Campus Clubg Robed Choirg Sophomore Chorusg Prom Q Monitorg Senior Treasurerg Senior Danceg Annual. PAT BRAGG: G. A. A.g Hi- Trip Scriptg F. H. A.g Fresh- man Chorusg Sophomore Cho- rusg Promg Campus Club. ELVIN BLOSSER: Polo Community High School 1,23 Robed Choirg Boys Ensem- bleg Boys, Quartette. WILLIAM BRAUER: Rock Falls High School 1g Golf: Prom. AUDREY BALSTER: Santa Maria fCalif.J Union High School II. Freshman Girls Chorusg Sophomore Mixed C h o r u sg Senior Danceg G. A. A.g Latin Clubg Prom. RUTH NAOMI BOOK: Latin Clubg Band, Librarian 4g Sophomore Danceg Promg Senior Dance. sw fig wreak t ish " isa -1 Pi f gasw ' :sftsfgg-5221w a, ,q:zg gl fs 7.91 ii-siLe?EitfiiZfgll2?2+553 7 A f ' -fsgis tff gggif tw t 'miffmt i I .- ' ff-fQsffmg1 ais?a?,gf2f .zz . - iilfiikifw -Q5:..f:' ,,I -4 -1 V :r -5' 11 M - -' . t at M gt, viasgagvg-wif-1 'f-it ,.: J! .Siimsf 1 'mistakes'-fzrsfszztfs 18 PATTY BATTLES: Spanish Club: Bandg G.A.A.g So- Hig' Scriptg Dramatic Clubg Sophomore Danceg Hi-Trig Student Councilg Promg Sen- ior Dance. P. JOAN BOWERS: Moni- torg Robed Choirg Scriptg Girls Ensembleg Dramatic Clubg Campus Clubg Fresh- man Chorusg Sophomore Cho- rusg Red Crossg Promg Driv- ers Club, V-Pres.g Hi-Tri. NEIL BROWN: Red Crossg Football: "S" Clubg Campus Clubg F. F.A.g Junior Class Presidentg Annualg Robed Choirg Promg Senior Danceg Senior Playg Monitorg Driv- ing Councilg Sophomore Dance. I SHIRLEY BURGER: Scriptg F. H. A.g Girls Chorusg Mix- ed Chorusg Campus Clubg Promg Pep Club: Senior Danceg Senior Class Playg So-Hig Hi-Tri: Sophomore Dance. CHARLICE BUYERS G. A. A.g So-Hig Latin Club, Sophomore Danceg Sopho- more Chorusg Robed Choir, Campus Clubg Scripg Prom, Camera Clubg Pep Clubg Sen ior Danceg Bandg Girls En- sembleg Senior Class Playg Hi-Tri. MARY CARD: Sp anish Clubg Librarian. CAROL CARTER: F. H. A.g G. A. A.g Campus Clubg Rob- ed Choirg Sophomore Danceg Senior Danceg So-Hip Hi-Tri. DICK CARD: Footballg Wrestlingg Trackg "S" Cluhg Hi-Yg Bandg Prom. JOHN CARILLO: Footballg Basketball 3 Trackg Baseball 3 Student Councilg Sophomore Class Pres.g HS" Clubg Sec.g Spanish Clubg Monitorg Sophomore Danceg Prom. BILL CLITHERO: Basket- ballg Sophomore Danceg Freshman Chorusg Tennisg Bandg Latin Cluhg Red Crossg Footballg Pep Bandg Promg Campus Clubg Drama- tic Clubg Monitorg Scriptg "S" Club. PAT CAPP: G. A. A.g Sopho- more Chorusg D r am a t i c Clubg Scriptg Hi-Trig Cam- put Clubg Pep Clubg Traffic Cluhg Prom. BARBARA COE: Latin Clubg G. A. A.: Girls Chorusg Sophomore Chorusg Dramatic Clubg Camera Clubg Scriptg Monitorg Hi-Trig Campus Clubg Pep Clubg Red Crossg Prom: Traffic Club. VERNA COLLINSON: G. A. A.g Student Councilg Latin Clubg Bandg Scriptg Prom: Campus Clubg Drama- tic Clubg Senior Class Playg Senior Dance. LESTA DE LANCEY: Fresh- marf Chorusg Sophomore Cho- rusg Camera Clubg Science Clubg G. A. A.g F. H. A.g Li- brariang Promg Campus Club. RICHARD COX: Footballg Trackg 'S' Clubg Basketballg Wrestling. NANCY ANN CROFTON: Girls Chorusg F. H. A.g Soph- omore Chorusg Spanish Clubg Sophomore Danceg Campus Clubg Robed Choirg Promg Ensembleg Senior Class Playg Monitorg Senior Dance. NANCY CROSS: F. H. A.g Freshman Chorusg Sopho- more Chorusg Hi-Trig So-Hig Campus Clubg Band. LOIS ARLINE DETER: Freshman Chorusg Spanish Clubg Sophomore Chorusg Robed Choirg Student Coun- cilg Monitorg Campus Club. 20 GARY CRUSSLAND: Band 3 F. F. A.g Football. L. ARLENE DEETS: F. H. A.. Sophomore Dance: Promg Senior Danceg Moni- tor. CLIFF DETTMAN: Wrest- lingg Footballg Trackg F.F.A., Sec. 3g Pres. 43 Student Councilg "S" Clubg Intra- mural Sportsg Monitor. JOANN DETTMAN: F.H.A.g Scriptg Librariang Monitorg Honor Society, V.-Pres.: Driv- ers Councilg Pep Clubg Promg Senior Danceg Senior Playg Blue and Gold Staff. JEAN MARIE DIRKS: F. H. A., Treas.g G.A.A.g Pep Club gl Sophomore Danceg Promg Monitorg S e n i o r Danceg Red Cross. JOHN DE WIND: Footballg Golfg Basketballg Boy's En- sembleg Quartetg Chorusg Robed Choirg "S" Club Treas. 4g Campus Clubg Student Council, Sophomore Danceg Latin Clubg Monitorg Senior Danceg Blue and Cold Staff. DORIS MARIE DOTY: F. H. A.g G. A A.g Student Councilg Monitorg Sophomore Danceg Promg Senior Playg Senior Dance. ROBERT GETTLE: 21 JAMES DRURY: 'S" Clubg Intramural Sportsg Golf. I. LEE DUNBAR: Freshman Chorusg Sophomore Chorusg Robed Choirg Dramatic 1 Qftsimfiiafi-gif s I .H -- .SW ti I 1- - ,. :gre-15,3-Q' 1-.s.,f.:fslf'- , , 1w:.3,.... ' ' ,. its 1.2-2s":5-" X , Clubg Monitor. 51' I LN W :' .iff 1 'E ' ' ,t .... A I A . if is Sw w i xgggfiim MARCO DILLON: Freshman Chorusg G. A. A.g Sophomore Chorusg So-Hip Hi-Trig Span- ish Club, Pres.g Campus Clubg Camera Clubg Sopho- more Danceg Pep Clubg Promg Senior Danceg Senior Playg Scriptg Blue and Gold Staffg Monitor. EILEEN EBERHARDT: G. A. A.: Latin Clubg Girls Chorusg Promg Dramatic Club Sec. 2g Sophomore Cho- rusg Scriptg Monitorg Blue and Gold, Co-Editor. LORAIN ELMENDORF: G. A. A.g Bandg F. H. A.g Spanish Clubg So-Hig Hi- Trig Scriptg Promg Sopho- more Danceg Student Coun- cilg Senior Danceg Blue and Gold Staff. THOMAS L. FAUDREE Rock Island High School 2,3 Dramatic Clubg French Club Campus Clubg Senior Play: 'S" Club. DONNA ESHLEMAN: So- Hig Hi-Trig Latin Clubg Campus Clubg Camera Clubg Pep Clubg G.AA.g Script: Band g Freshman Chorus 3 Sophomore Chorusg Robed Choirg Sophomore Danceg Promg Senior Dance. RONNIE FLOWERS: Wrest- lingg Hi-Yg Prom. MARY KAY ELSESSERg G. A. A.g Hi-Trig Campus Clubg Spanish Clubg Librar- iang Promg Sopho'more Danceg Senior Danceg Scriptg Pep Club. MARY YVONNE ESPINO- ZA: Girls Chorusg Student Councilg F. H. A.g G. A. A.g Robed Choirg Monitorg Soph- omore Chorusg Spanish Clubg Red Crossg Dramatic Clubg Scriptg Sophomore Dance. JAMES EMMITT: Monitor. KATHRYN EVANS: F.T.A.g G. A. A.g Freshman Chorusg Sophomore Chorus g Script 5 F. H. A.g Red Crossg Drama- tic Club: Campus Clubg Promg Pep Clubg So-Hig Hi- Trig Monitorg Traffic Club FRANK FREAS: F. F. A. Traffic Club. REBECCA GARCIA: New- man High School 1,25 Spanish Club, State Sec.g Pep Clubg Red Crossg Promg Senior Danceg G.A. A. RAY GEBHA RDT: Football g Basketballg Trackg HS" Club, V.-Pres.g Student Council. BETTY .IEAN HAAN: Girls Chorusg F. H. A.g Sophomore Danceg Sophomore Chorusg Promg Senior Danceg Moni- torg Drivers Clubg Senior Class Play. SHIRLEY GAULRAP P: F H. A.g Freshman Chorusg Sophomore Danceg Promg Monitorg Senior Dance. DONA JEAN GEIGER: G. A. A.g Freshman Chorusg Hi-Tri g Librarian 4 Dramatic Club g Sophomore Dance 5 Senior Dance. WALTE R IOHANNSEN: Trackg Wrestling. S H I R L E Y HACKBARTH: G. A. A.g Bandg F. H. A.g Spanish Clubg Hi-Trig Script g Prom g Sophomore Danceg Senior Danceg Pep Club. LARRY CAUMER: Foot ballg Basketball g Band Prom. R O B E R T HALDEMAN: Trackg Crosscountryg Base- ballg Freshman Chorusg Rob- ed Choir: HS" Clubg Pep Clubg Science Clubg Campus Clubg Blue and Gold Staff. ALAN HALL: Bowlingg Golfg Boys Quartetteg Boys Chorusg Sophomore Chorusg Robed Choirg Cross Countryg Dramatic Clubg Blue and Gold Staffg Basketballg "S" Club. JOHN HENSON: Freshman ROBERT HARTSHORN: "S" Club: Drivers Clubg Basket- ballg Trackg Footballg Moni- IOL Chorusg Basketballg Cross BARBARA H O L L A N D: Countryg Trackg Monitorg Freshman Chorusg Sophomore "S" Club. Chorusg F. H. A.g Monitor. SAM HALLIBURTON: Wil- liams High School fArizona5 1. Huntsville fMissouriJ High School 2,3. NANCY LEE HECHT: G. A. A.g Hi-Trig Dramatic Clubg Campus Clubg Fresh- man Chorusg Sophomore Cho- rusg Robed Choirg Librariang Scriptg Latin Clubg Sopho- more Danceg Promg Senior Danceg Girls Ensembleg Pep Clubg So-Hi. CAROL HANSON: Fresh- man Chorusg F. H.Ag Span- ish Clubg Monitor. RICHARD HELMS: Bandg Cross Countryg Golfg Moni- torg Campus Clubg Dramatic Clubg "S" Clubg Student Councilg Drivers Clubg Sen- ior Play, Intramural Sports. DONALD E. HOLLAWAY: Rohed Choirg Spanish Clubg Sophomore Danceg F.F.A. ALLAN R. HOWE: Foothallg Trackg Dramatic Clubg F.F.A. DICK JOHNSON: Footballg Trackg Basketballg Wres- tlingg Freshman Chorus: Sophomore Chorusg Robed Choirg Monitorg Campus Clubg Intramural Sportsg HSN Clubg Student C 0 u n c i lg Promg Senior Danceg Red Crossg Drivers' Councilg Sen- ior Playg Hi-Y. JUNE KIRBY: Kewanee High School 1,2g Rohed Choir. PATRICIA HUDSON: C. A. A.g Latin Cluhg Cam- pus Clubg So-Hig Hi-Trig Freshman Chorusg Sopho- more Chorusg Rohed Ghoirg Script Staffg Blue and Gold Staffg Quill and Scrollg Pep Cluhg Sophomore Danceg Promg Senior Danceg Senior Class Play. BOB KENT: San Bernardino Senior High School, 2 fCali- fornial g Footballg Bandg Monitor. DON KILBERG: Footballg Basketballg Monitorg "S" Club 3 Track g Wrestling g Freshman Chorusg Student Council: Red Crossg Hi-Yg Sophomore Danceg Senior Danceg Intramural Sports. JOYCE KISER: Girls' Cho- rusg Latin Clubg Scriptg G. A. A.g F. H. A.g Librariang Campus Clubg Monitorg Hi- Trig So-Hig Sophomore Danceg Senior Danceg Prom. 25 MERLE JOHNSON: Foot- ballg Track: Sophomore Cho- rusg HS" Clubg Promg Senior Danceg Red Cross: Student Councilg Sophomore Danceg Drivers Councilg Sophomore Class Treasurerg Senior Class Play: Intramural Sports. DICK E. KOHL: Football: Basketballg Trackg "SH Clubg Campus Clubg Robed Choir: Red Crossg Student Councilg Bandg Dramatic Cluhg Senior Playg Senior Danceg Camera Cluhg Hi-Yg Intramural Sports. JACK KOSIER: Wrestlingg Footballg Cross Countryg Trackg "S" Clubg Monitorg Intramural Sports. DEAN LONG: F.F.A. Moni- torg Rohed Choir. CAROLYN E. LARSON: Li- brariang Sophomore Danceg Senior Danceg F. H. A.g Stu- dent Councilg Prom. JOHN LOOS: Basketballg Baseballg Cross Colintryg Trackg Footballg Monitorg Latin Clubg HS" Clubg Sen- ior Danceg Intramural Sportsg Freshman Chorusg In- dustrial Arts Clubg Sopho- more Dance. NANCY .ANN K O S I E R: RAY KUNDE: F.F.A., Treas- Freshman Treasurerg Fresh- urer 4g Monitorg Senior man Chorusg Sophomore Cho- Danceg Intramural Sports. rusg Robed Choirg G. A. A.g F. H. A.g Scriptg Pep Clubg So-Hig Hi-Trig Sophomore Danceg Promg Senior Danceg Senior Play. LAUREL LARSON: Fresh- man Chorusg Sophomore Cho- rusg Script Staffg Librariang G.A.A.g F.H.A.g Red Crossg Prom -Wia- Arif fm sr? I ' , I ii Y I 5 " QEELQU' i Ai itz? . :f1..:.::asm-f..:-5:-'alfilif 2 ' .ttmggaiffgii ' "iff: ii, . ' K will F53 H 7,5 ,. , X X5 . J Jslfij' :aw .5-4a1 ::: 'aw 15, P2.:"'. LAURENCE LARSON: Cross Countryg Trackg Basketballg Intramural Sportsg Robed Choirg Sophomore Chorusg Freshman Chorusg NS" Clubg Latin Clubg Camera Cluhg Campus Club, Treasurer 33 Promg Sophomore Danceg Blue and Gold Staffg Moni- torg Senior Play. RON LORING: Football Cross Countryg Trackg Cam pus Clubg NS" Clubg Moni torg Promg Intramural Sportsg Industrial Arts Club , Senior Dance: Sophomore Dance g Hi-Yg Wrestling. -. - ' A :..1-f.11....-.g . S Q L T P' L S. I fi 2 fii ilifllfi -giagixz. f-,i H . . f --f-.- a. fyi-, :E1M. ,v,. f . L7 RIKUS LUEBBERS: F. F. A. DONALD MacLENNAN: Footballg Trackg Intramural Sportsg F. F. A.g Dramatic Clubg Campus Clubg Sopho- more Dance. SHIRLEY R. MCBRIDE: Sophomore Chorusg Robed Choirg G.A.A.g Scriptg Soph- omore Danceg Promg Senior Dance. BILL MAXWELL: Cross Countryg Football g Wres- tlingg MSU Club. CHARLOTTE ANN MEIN- ER: Freshman Chorusg Soph- omore Chorusg G.A.A.g Moni- torg Librariang F.H.A. Prom. ROSE E. MEINEN: Drama- tic Clubg Monitor. RONALD KEITH MEENEN: Tennisg Bowling. LEONARD MELLINGER: R I C H A R D MENNENGA: Football. F.F.A. 27 HERMAN W. MICHELS: Monitor. LEON NEESE: Basketball Tennisg Cross Countryg "S" Clubg Monitorg Promg Hi-Yg Sophomore Danceg Footballg Track 3 Senior Dance. H kk M J ,. . 5' ' ie.2K'2?gi.S.E 2 i5iitkg23a5.i,L, ., , ., ,. i, - g?Qg5skii2g2lE3,.12'?'g.1f7,f 1,1 '- -1 , t.gigag.esg5stgg.z,4z-gl. . . J-. . m-if, f. - " , A . . . . 5wgt51gi:11gf2f1" . :lvl-122' Sims . x .3 .. , agmfag- - 5 u raswif - Lf -f . -S- Qssefniv- X 4. - sr 1. t . agiliifzlifvvi 8 I , pf - WSHWE., .- . gif "' Qaiiirimf F tkiegisiv..-if - ' i ng. - gf W . K 16 1 um e . - . Vi 2 CLYDE MORDEN : Bowlingg Freshman Chorus. "Q7""' ROBERT NESBITT: Bowl- ingg Monitorg Science Clubg Campus Clubg Band: Tennisg Freshman Chorus g Sopho more Chorusg Blue and Gold. OWEN MILLS: Footballg Trackg Monitorg "SH Clubg Drivers Club, pres.g Promg Senior Danceg Campus Clubg Freshman Chorusg Sopho- more Chorus. SHIRLEY ANN MOORE: Freshman Chorus. SHEILA STEPHENS MUS- GROVE: Hi-Trig Robed Choirg Bandg Dramatic Clubg Latin Clubg Camera Clubg Jr. Red Crossg Freshman Chorusg Sophomore Chorusg Sophomore Danceg Promg Senior Danceg So-Hig G. A. Ag Scri.ptg Cheerleaderg Twirler. SAM MYLIN: Basketballg Tennisg Cross Countryg "S" Clubg Student Councilg Jr. Red Crossg Freshman Cho- rusg Promg Hi-Yg Monitorg Blue and Gold. JOANNE NICHOLSON: Freshman Chorusg Sophomore Chorusg Robed Choirg Scriptg French Club, Secre- tary 2, President 3g Campus Clubg Future Teachersg Pep Clubg Sophomore Dancegg Promg Quill and Scrollg Honor Society: Blue and Gold Staffg Senior Dance. RON NEWELL: Basketball Footballg Trackg Tennis Robed Choirg Boy's Quartet "Sv Clubg Junior Dance 5 Promg Monitorg Bandg Cam- pus Clubg Honor Society Senior Dance. 1 v LOIS EILEEN O'BRYAN: G. A. A.g Latin Clubg Cam- pus Clubg Freshman Chorusg Sophomore Chorusg Robed Choirg Monitorg Sophomore Danceg Promg Senior Dance. NANCY J. OVERHOLSER: Monitorg Bandg Campus Clubg Promg Senior Danceg Sophomore Dance. MARY JO PEUGH: Future Teachersg Campus Club: Promg Freshman Danceg Sophomore Danceg Pep Clubg Senior Dance. mswffgfftif- V A.. A , lL2ifrS2gEEg?i:Q,Ah wi: f- f xfff V ? jlhiusiil-,I - A -. ' '?lf."',sffsls?'lf" "iff DEAN PITTS: Intramural g qifg iggjggig . N w p A Sports, Prom, S Club, 0 - tl? '1.:'- 1 1552! ,Qiifl 'Sf .- ?14Ci4?l1".ff'E,55i 1 ' 5?-535-'X f T ill, 1 , . '.ff'ma,1f:af??Je ':"- 5: :-"522'fawf12K2 -'f 29 RICHARD PINEDA: Basket- ballg Baseballg Spanish Club. JOYCE REESER: G. A. A. gl Scriptg Librariang Hi-Trig M o n i t o rg Senior Danceg Sophomore Dance. MERLE ORLOWSKI: Stu- dent Councilg F. F. A., Vice- President 4-g Promg Intra- mural Sportsg Sophomore Dance. HERBERT REED: Cross Countryg Basketballg Trackg "S" Clubg Latin Club, Vice- President 1, President 2 5 Stu- dent Councilg Vice-President Junior Classg Scriptg Drama- tic Clubg Freshman Chorusg Monitorg Campus Clubg Blue and Gold Staff. FRANCES H. RHODE: Freshman Chorusg Sopho- more Chorusg Librariang F. H, A.g Promg Scriptg Sen- ior Dance. SYLVIA RENEE SCHAM: G.A.Ag Latin Clubg Bandg Sophomore Chorusg Dramatic Clubg Scriptg Campus Clubg Drivers Councilg Cheerlead- erg Pep Clubg So-Hig Hi- Trig Camera Clubg Sopho- more Danceg Senior Danceg Promg Senior Class Play. JEROME M. ROTHSTEIN: Latin Clubg "S" Clubg Rob- ed Choirg Dramatic Clubg Golfg Cross Countryg Basket- ballg Promg Sophomore Cho- rusg Campus Club. NEAL SCHRADER: Foot ballg Wrestling, Mgr.g Bowl- ingg Librariang "S" Clubg Camera Clubg Golfg Band Tennis. a JANE RIENSTRA: Bandg S0-Hig Hi-Trip G.A.A.g Scriptg Librariang Monitorg Pep Clubg Camera Clubg F.H.A.g Campus Clubg Soph- omore Danceg Promg Senior Danceg Senior Class Playg Jr. Red Cross. FRANCES ROYER: Latin Clubg G.AA.g F.T.A.g Cam- pus Clubg Jr. Red Cross. 30 EUGENE E. ROBBINS: Foot- ball. MARY SAUNDERS: Fresh- man Class Presidentg Girls Chorusg Sophomore Chorusg Robed Choirg Girls Ensem- bleg Bandg G.A.A., Treasurer 2g Student Councilg Latin Clubg Pep Cluhg Campus Clubg Script, Editorg So-Hi, Treasurer 2g Hi-Tri, Secre- tary 3g Quill and Scrollg Sophomore Danceg Promg Blue and Gold Staff. JOHN S CH WA B: Latin Club: Campus Club. ARTHUR SCOTT: Wres- SHIRLEY ANN SEIDEL: tlingg 'GSW Club. Freshman Chorusg Sopho- more Chorus. MIMI SHELDON: Latin Club' Freshman Chorus ' Scriptg G. A. A., treas.g Hi- Trig Sophomore Chorusg F. H. A.g Jr. Red Crossg Rec- reation C o u n c i lg Camera Clubg Campus Clubg Pep Clubg Sophomore Danceg Promg Junior Danceg Cheer- leaderg Senior Dance. BILLIE SPEER: Latin Club, pres.g Scriptg Blue and Gold, co-editorg Pep Clubg Ir. Red Cross, pres.: Quill and Scrollg Honor Society, pres.g Bandg G.A.A.g Student Coun- cilg Promg Senior Danceg Campus Clubg Camera Clubg Sophomore Danceg Senior Play. 'A 11. - A Q ll ,yrt 5, RICHARD SHUMAN: Foot- ballg "S" Ciubg Basketballg Trackg Bowlingg Robecl Choir. DONALD SISSON: Basket- ballg Baseballg Monitor. SANDRA ANN SMITH: Davenport High School 2g Robed Choirg Honor Societyg Campus Clubg Monitorg Sen- ior Sec.g Promg Senior Playg Senior Dance. PAT SELOOVER: Freshman Cnorusg Scriptg Promg Soph- omore Danceg Senior Dance. SUSAN ANN SNAVELY: G.A.A. Campus Clubg F. T. A.g Freshman Chorusg Sophomore Chorusg Robed Choirg Senior Danceg Senior Play. DON SMALL: Footballg "S" Clubg Freshman Boys Cho- rusg Sophomore Chorusg Blue and Goldg Track Mgr.g Bas- ketball Mgr.g Cross Country Mgr.g Sophomore Danceg Promg Senior Danceg Robed Choirg Recreation Councilg Drivers Couneilg Monitorg Latin Club. JOHN G. THRASHER: West Rockford Senior High School l,2. DAVID C. SWEHLA: Bandg Robed Choirg Cross Countryg Dramatic Clubg Spanish Clubg MS" Clubg Blue and Gold. NANCY WATERS: Latin Clubg G.A.A.g F. H.A.g Jr. Red Crossg Campus Clubg Scriptg Pep Clubg Sophomore Danceg Promg Senior Danceg Senior Playg Monitorg Driv- ers Club. HELEN STERN: Rolla High School 25 Hi-Trig G. A. A.g Jr. Red Crossg Bandg F.H.A.g Campus Clubg Promg Senior Danceg Blue and Coldg Pep Club. ., . Z' H A ,, .. TUSI TAUALH: Mira Costa 1,2,3g Student Council, pres.g Footballg Wrestlingg Track. 32 BETTY LOU SULOUFF: F. H. A.g Librariang Moni- torg Sophomore Danceg Promg Senior Danceg Scriptg Freshman Chorusg Sophomore Chorusg Senior Play. FAYE C. TEGELER: F. H. A.g Latin Club. THOMAS EDWARD WEI DEL: Footballg Baseball Monitorg Campus Clubg "S Clubg Bowling. 9 MYRLE WEST: Hawkeye Clowal High School, 1,2,3g G. A. A.g Dramatic Club: Band: Senior Class Play. RONALD WOLBER: "S" Clubg Monitorg Campus Club: Trackg Cross Countryg Bowling. BILL WOODYATT: Foot- ballg Tennisg Wrestlingg "S" Clubg Freshman Chorusg Sophomore Chorusg Spanish Club. LESTER WEINSTINE: Bas- ketballg Tennisg Cross Coun- tryg Hi-Y, Scriptg Blue and Gold Staffg Dramatic Cluhg Campus Clubg Latin Clubg Band.g Robed Choirg Moni- torg "S" Clubg Sophomore Danceg Promg Student Coun- cilg Co-Ed Councilg Quill and Scroll. BERNADINE WOLF: Fresh- man Chorusg F. H. A.g Red Crossg Promg Monitorg Sen- ior Dance. JOHN WOLF: Footballg Baseballg Track g Basketball g "S" Club. pw TRUDY WORTH: Band, Sec. 3g G. A. A.g Latin Club, Sec. 23 Script, News Ed.g Student Councilg Campus Clubg Soph- more Danceg Promg So-Hig Quill and Scrollg Honor Society, Sec.-Treas. 4g Blue and Gold Staff. 33 JANET WILLIAMS: Robed Choirg Girls' Ensernbleg Dra- matic Clubg Student Councilg Junior Class Secretaryg Fresh- man Chorusg Sophomore Cho- rusg Sophomore Danceg Prom: Scriptg Campus Clubg Hi-Tri, President 45 F.H.A.g Senior Danceg Senior Play. LYLE ZIMMERMAN: Foot- ballg Trackg Wrestlingg Bas- ketballg Baseballg "S" Club, Pres. 4-g Student Councilg Hi- Yg Sophomore Danceg Senior Danceg Intramural Sports. l- -l 7 mst will emit eaaiameni Of the Members of the Class of Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-Four Sterling Township High School '- .1 35 Junior Class Seated: Gale Dillon, Presidentg Neil Pontious, Vice-President. Standing: Miss Head, Advisorg Sally Kannaka, Secretaryg Richard Nice, Treasurerg Miss Shaver. The ,lunior class entered a float in the Homecoming Parade carrying out the theme of ulndian Summer." They sold candy during the noon hours for their money-making project of the year. The most outstanding event of the year was the annual Junior-Senior Prom. As usual, it was a gala affair and a big success. Phyllis Holloway and Harold Hussung were the co-chairmen of the affair. This yearis class was led by Gale Dillon, presidentg Neil Pontious, vice- presidentg Sally Kannaka, secretaryg Richard Nice, treasurerg and Donna Wheelock and Ronnie Sonneman, student council representatives. The class advisors were Miss Head and Mrs. Shaver. 36' E?-liilfrl will ani! Ulezaiaxirezti lirginia Allisori. i-ill thi- nurnlifr one at-ar in Nlr. Ri-lvliink room tn my brorln-r. lidward. Xlay it bring him good lurk. .Xuilrry Ilal-ti-r, will my wi-rn out l'-yihnlogy lmult to my voir-in Nant i il -hes liruic enough to lake the course. Patty llattlv'-, will my .tlirlity to lrur-t balloon- to unyonr in Mis- Neal? intoming slaves. Elvin lilossrr, will that vii-ryonr: plz-.t-e stay away from meat grinder-. 'lihey' "liitr." Ruth Naomi lltmk, will my .ilnliry to kt-up the band library in t-omplv.-te chaos to the next librarian. Flay she do better. Joan llower-, will my tar to my sister, lie-edu. so she will ln- surr to make it to srhool in the morning. llat llrugg, will my beautiful, curly, neat, glosy, crew tut to anyone who is stupid enough to take ir. Vfilliam llraucr. will my Plymouth to the Driyer's Club so that they ran fatch Hopalong Caumer. c, Ni-il Ilrown, John De Wind, Ronald Newell, Jerome Rothstein, llonald Small, and lrster Weinstine, will to the next year llhemistry rnudents the ability to Udo the job" Shirley Burger, will to any girl at S. ll. 5. all the nicknames I hate had during my four years in school. Charlice Buyers, will my "neter-to-be-forgotten" high school years to my brother, Brian, an incoming Freshman. Pat Capp, will my typing eraser, what's left ol it, to any future typist with awignmcnu, llrrb Rr-ed's for example, to ty'pe. Mary Card, will to my cousin, Bei, the ability' to get places on time! Dick Card, will my love for Pekin to the future S. H. 5. wrestling teams. John Carillo, will my' position as guard on the football team to Bob Cox who almost took it away from me this year. Carol Carter, will my talent to forget all important events to someone who rould use a little of it. Bill Clithero, will my strange noises to Bruce Benson, and Charles Cox: my spitefulness to Nancy Apple faa if she needed motel: and my knowledge of boys to Mary Bauman so she'll enjoy life more. Barbara Coe, will one very much used copy of the song 'Beautiful Brown Eyes" to Mr. Hall in hopes that he will find a suitable subject in future years. Vema Collinson, will my right arm to Grace Bealer so she will have a spare when she starts stamping tickets Dick Cox, will the fun I had in Mr. Musgrove's homeroom to whoever has him. Nancy Crofton, will my faded, patched fin one aleevel moth-eaten choir robe to any suspecting Junior who happens to get hold of it. Nancy Cross, will my seat in third hour study hall to Joyce Cameron and hope that she gets more studying done when she won't be able to talk to me. h Gary Crossland. will my first chair in band to anyone who will play hard for the school and will help the band in the future. Arlene Deeta, will all my fun to the next "Three Musketeers" in Mr. Hall's lunch hour. Lesta De Lancey, will my seat in study hall to anyone foolish enough to sit across from Don Coursey. Lois Deter, will my friendlin to teachers to anyone dmiring my third hour monitor'a post. Cliff Dettman, will the girls in De Kalb to Sterenberg and Appy. Joann Dettman, will my place on the Driver'a Council to my cousin Susie, who also is a careful driver. Margo Dillon, will to my sister, Gale, all my quiet ways and the way in which I do them. Jeanie Dirks. will my ability in Psychology to Reeds Bowers so that she can figure out her Rock Falls troublm. Doris Doty, will all of my gutter balls in bowling to Lois Foss. Jill Drury, will my parking space in the lot to Rick Allen who, I am sure, can get his ear into it: and to everyone I will my good times that l had with "Pappy." Bob Cettle, will my history book to next year's history elm J-Lee Dunbar, will my car to Nancy, my sister, so she will get to school on time. Eileen Eherhardt, will to next year's unfortunate editors all of the hard work on the annual. P. S..0nly kidding, it'a swell, Lorain Elmendorf, will my quietness in study hall to my sister, Pinky. Kay Elaeaer, will to my sister. Jean, the fun I had in study hall, especially Mr. Edelmann's. Jim Emmitt, will my model "T" Ford to Floyd Johannsen on the condition he doesn't overload it with girls. Donna Eshleman, will my love for school to anyone who believes me. Mary Espinoza, will my empty place in Robed Choir to my sister, Juanita, in hopes that she will someday fill it, and all my girlfriends to my brother Ray. Kathryn Evans, will to my sister, Libby, my position in Miss Neal's "Private Posture Glass," in hopes that she can carry out Misa Neal's wishes. Tom Faudree, will the following to the following persons: Jim Barlow-Fifty pounds. May he use it to the advantage of S. H. S. Dean Peterson-My knowledge of bombs and explosives. May he rest in peace. To whom it may concem-My big, roomy, football locker. Neil Pontius-My quick ad lib humor that he surely could use. Ronnie Flowers, will my duals to Smitty, the cop. Frank Freas, will my ability ln Ag. to Leonard Long. Becky Garcia, will my monitor's post outside of the library, to anyone who wishes to get all the Erst hand gomip. Shirley Gaulrapp, will my "great typing ability" to Gail Aper. ' Larry Gaumer, will my skill and ability in machine shop to the incoming victims. Ray Gebhardt, will my ability to dance in gym class to Neil Pontius, who sure needs someone's. Dona Geiger, will my ability to get along with a Newman student as well as I have, to Susie Michell. May her luck be as good as mine. Betty Haan, will my tennis racket to Shirlene Springman because of her love for tennis. Shirley Hackbarth, will to my sister, Marilyn, Miss Moore's yellow shorts, when she forgets her gym suit. Bob Haldeman, will my ability to get along with girls, especially out of state ones, to "Dirty Wayne" Harrison. Alan Hall, upon retirement of high school, my art ability to Harold Hussung. As if he needed it! Sam Halliburton, will my physical education classes to Bob Brown. Carol Hanson, will to Joan Hicks my fourth hour monitor's post in hopes that she has better luck than I did. Bob Hartshorn, will back to Mr. Youngberg all the calisthenics he gave the seventh hour gym class. I am sure he will gladly accept them for next year's boys. Nancy Hecht, will to Carol Wctzell my seat in Robed Choir in hopes that she might avoid Mr. Tomkin's swinging left ami a little better than I did. John Henson, will Mr. Youngberg mother Henson if he can take another one. Richard Helms, will the headaches that go with a part in the Dramatic Club play to anyone who happens to want them. Barbara Holland, will my nickname, "Goldilocks," to anyone who has blonde enough hair to deserve it. l'm sure I don't. Don Hollaway, will my ability to adjust myself to any teacher to any S. H. S. student Allan Howe, will my position at the water fountain, in front of the Biology Room to the first couple who will use it to their best advantage. Pat Hudson, will the many good times I have had during the past four years to everyone who wants to have a lot of lun. Merle Johnson, will all my pool playing ability to Pete Andrews so that he won't lose so much money. Dick Johnson, being of sound mind and liorly, do hereby will to "Skinny" Cebhardt my ability to miss tackles in football games in hope' that he will be able to play' defense next year. Bob Kent, will my Plymouth to my brother, Larry, so he can race Gerkin. I also will leave school. Don Kilbcrg, will the road to De Kalb to Larry Stercnberg and Jim Appenzellar. Hope you have better luck than we did, June Kirby, will the piano in girl's gym claw to anyone who will enjoy playing it as much as l. Joyce Kiser, will my ability for being late to gym class to anyone who likes the friendly smile you get from Miss Neal as you enter the door. .. nm. . .. .. . .. -. ,,,. vat., ,, ,,,, Dick Kohl, will tht- many hours of slr-rp l hate lo-t at parties to John f'The Loxer" Nlarshall, and m, nick name Kohlie to my brother, who is just :Ls good looking as his brother Dick. Jack Kosier, will my wrestling ability' to anyone who uants it. Nancy Kosier, will Janet Bertsch my inter:-sat in the Gt-bhardt family. Ray Kunde, will my place in Mr. Youngbergs Gym Claw to anyone who can cause as much troulnll- as I. Carolyn Larson, will my clerical librarian position to my' cousin, Norma Peterson. i Laurel Larson. will the fun of being a twin to -Joyce and Janet Buchanan. Larry' Larson, will my fifth period monitor post to anyone who likes lots of company, or anyone who wanLs to become good friends with Joyce Cameron. Dean Long, will my position in Mr. Tonkin's peaceful and quiet Robed Choir to Stanley Barhman. John Laos, will all my baseball ability to any freshman that needs it to make the team. Ron Loring, will my metalic green club coupe super deluxe Plymouth Roadmaster to Mary' Jo Bickford. Rikus Luebbers, will give my agriculture ability to some freshman in the future years Lo come. Shirley McBride, leave my talent in English to Phyllis Holloway if she needs it. Don MacLcnnan, will my straw hat and corn cob pipe to any ag. member. Bill Maxwell, will my position in wrestling to the future wrmtlers. Ronald Meenen, will Sterling Twp. High School to any poor freshman coming in. Rose Meinen, will my first hour monitor post to Loretta Potts. Charlotte Meiners, will my empty seat in psychology class to my sister when she is a senior. Leonard Mellinger, will be one of a class to graduate from the first four years the new school has operated. Richard Mennenga, will leave my American History class to Ronald Habben. Hemlan Michels, will John's living room to next year's shop class. Owen "Dee" Mills, will to Pete Andrews my ability to drive Mr. Edelmann insane during second hour study hall. Shirley Moore, will my locker to some incoming frmhman. Clyde Morden, will my ability to grow whiskers to David Bancs. Sheila Musgrave, will to my sister, Sherral, Martha Sherman, Margie Mee, and Judy Hoogeveen all of my pull f?l as a result of being a P. T. K. fPoor Teacher's Kidl. Sam Mylin, will all my talent in float making to Mr. Tonkin's future homerooms. Leon Neese, will all my skill and ability in basketball to Mary Jo Bickford to use as she pleases on the girl's basketball team. Robert Nesbitt, will my chair in band to anyone who can make as many "boo boos." Joanne Nicholson, will my height to "big" Jerry Moore. May it help him in basketball. Lois 0'Bryan, will my sixth hour monitor post outside of room 230 to Loy Smith. tThey're good kids, reallyl. Merle Orlowski, will to Janice Ohnen all my knowledge of American History. fShe surely needs itl. Nancy Overholser, will my band suit to anyone who will appreciate wearing it as much as I did for four years. Mary Jo Peugh, will my hair to anybody who likes a French hair cut. Richard Pineda, will the Spanish room to Rudy Barajas. Dean Pitts, in sound mind will six inches of my height to Larry Linton. Herb Reed, will to Mr. Tonkin and his future homeroom loads of luck in the future homecoming parade. The third try is always a chann. Joyce Reeser, will my CLEAN locker with all the potato chips, apples, bananas, candy, cookies. and gum in it, to any of tfhe incoming freshmen who are especially hungry between classes. Frances Rhode, will my History book to my brother if he has the nerve to-take it. Jane Rienstra, will leave to acquire Vera Musgrave's last name. Gene Robbins, will my expert hunting eye to Ronnie Bignal and George Newcomb. Frances Royer, will all my artistic ability in ballet to Miss Neal and my love for popcorn to Sandy Geiseman. Mary Saunders, will to my sister Barb, my high school insurance and hope she gets as much good out of it as I did. Sylvia Scham, will my crazy "gift of gab," which I saved specially for study halls, to Sally Kannaka, who is unquestionably in need of it. I also will wam all study hall teachers of my sister, Beverly, an innocent, incoming Freshman. She talks ten times faster than I. Neal Schrader, will all my knowledge of Machine Shop and all my untinished jobs to Francis Breed. John Schwab, will my high voice to any door that needs a perfectly good squeak. All I want for Christmas is a nioe, low voice. Arthur Scott, will my weight to the future wrestlers of S. H. S. Shirley Seidel, will my brown eyes to anyone who is tired of blue ones. Pat Seloover, will my love for blonde bangs to all girls with dark hair. Mimi Sheldon, will my exceptional ability in sports, especially in basketball, to my brother, John, even though he will do all right with- out it Dick Shuman, will my ability to get into the Y. M. C. A. without a membership to Pete Andrews. Donald Sisson, will my sense of humor to Mr. Youngberg. Billie Speer, will my baritone sax to anyone with the wind to play it. Susan Snavely, will to Linda McCoy, poor thing, my third seat in Robed Choir, that is if she likes to look at Mr. Tonkin all the time. Sandra Smith, will my twenty minute lunch period to all girls on a diet. Helen Stern, will my position on the G. A. A. float to Judy Hoogeveen, and hope she can stay on the tractor better than I could. Betty Sulouff, will my ability in Home Economics class to my sister Nancy, and hope she can do better. David Swehla, will to my sister the very best in honor and happiness to accompany her in the remaining three years she has at S. H. S. Tusi Taualii, will a lock of my hair to Sylvia Scham, Faye Tegeler, will my chemistry book to any junior that wants it. John Thrasher, will my curly hair to Dixon Smith. Nancy Waters, will my ability of seeing that the gras is always greener on the other side of the fence to Reeda Bowers. Tom Weidel, will my' mathematical brain to some new frahman just starting his young career in S. T. H. S. Myrle West, will to Stanley' Miller my locker so be can be close to the freshman girls of 'S-1. Janet Williams, will to my sister, Ruthie, the crazy times in Girls' Ensemble with that i'Crazy" Mr, Tonkin. Ronald Wolher, will my place in Physics to anyone. Bcrnadine Wolf, will my' locker to Nancy Peugh an incoming Freshman John Wolf, will my otcr-crowded locker and my beat up nose to Brut-c Kundc. the center of attraction on the '53 football team. Bill Woodyatt, will my rar to Jim Stanley' so that he won't have to milk to school anymore m long as he can keep the top on. Trudy Worth, will my Bancroft tennis racquet to a certain incoming senior boy in hopes he will be able to play as wcll as l-or can hc already 'K Lyle Zimmerman, will the tieltllinusi- and stadium back to school. zu l am leaving and won't have anymore use for them: l also will my' low for the Skrogstad name to llnn Killierg. Row I : Edgar Duprey, Donald Brill, Dorothy Bollman, Julie Findlay, Ann Burkholder, Nancy Apple, Nancy Balster, Barbara Baer, Kathy Brunk. Row Il: Roger Flaningam, Grace Bealer, Judy Gartner, Margie Courser, Nikki Flock, Neta Bowman, Shirley Gillispie, Susie Dettman, Cynthia Grennan. Row III: Bob Dalton. Leonard Gilbert, Don Duhm, Jim Baird, Bruce Benson, Clark Galloway, Jim Barlow, Ronnie Bignall, John Benson. -P Row I: Gail Aper, Delores Glass, Selma Barnes, Carol Burger, Joyce Cameron, Jean Battles, Bob Clark. Row II: Bob Deets Carrie Doty, Marcia Gehlsen, Bev Foss, Gail Buchanan, Sandra Geiseman, Mary Lou Bauman, Reeda Bowers, Marilyn Dillow Row III: Bob Bittner, Robert Carbaugh, Charles Cox, Gene Brandt, Dick Eatinger, Neal Bressler, Jim Eshleman, Pete Andrews Bob Cox. 37 1 Row I : Carole Howard, Ruth Lobaugh, Lucille Hinrichs, Joan Hicks, Phyl Holloway, Lois McNeil, Alvin Fitzpatrick. Row II: Larry Gierhart, Bill Grim, Karl Bushman, Fran Breed, Jim Dir, William Fisher, William Allen, Jack Carter, Edward Barajas. Row III: Ernie Dimond, Daniel Dummett, Alan Drane, Ish Celestino, Bob Fishback, Ray Erb, Gerald Braun, Eugene Grimm. Row I: Sue Michel, Sharon Mangler, Ronald Habben, John Kurfiss, Leonard Long, Ken Johannsen, Larry Linton. Row II: Hoot Martin, Wilfred Hefter, Bill Kempster, Jim Johnson, Orville Karr, Ronnie Mintun, John Marshall, Tom King. Row III: Charles Holloway, Laurence Meyer, Bob Lund, Wayne Harrison, Kenneth Handel, Harold Hussung, Larry Langley, James Keller, Floyd Kosier, Gordon Kendell, Jim King. 38 4. ln I Row I: Ruth Hartman, Vera Harden, Gayla McCombs, Janet Hackbarth, Marlene Knowles, Carol Johnson, Carmen Mendoza, Lorette Miller. Row II: James Stanley, Harry Peterson, Kendall Shuman, Bill Surratt, Margretha Johnson, Connie Hale, Deloris Mennenga, Linda Longcor, Nancy Miller. Row III: George Newcum, Dean Peterson, Lyle Nailor, Ronnie Sonneman, Roy Seidel, Ellis Seavey, John Schaefer, Fred Sinroll, Richard Nice, Ray Seeley. Row I: Betty Pitzer, Judy Penley, Judy Rich, Reta Robinson, Loy Smith, Kay Stewart, Mary Stefanich, Donna Smith, Joyce Scott. Row II: Don Robinson, Ruth Pelton, Nora Strunk, Carol Swartley, Jan Ohnen, Dana Johnson, Carollynn Sergeant, Delpha Resselman, Shirlene Springman, Johnnie Stern. Row III: John Robbins, Jim Schueler, Dixon Smith, Walter Pope, Wayne Snow, Melvin Smith, Robert Nie, Fred Parker, Neil Pontious, Willard Stanley, Donald Shipp. 39 Row I: Eileen Wagner, Janice Varner, Joyce Yeager, Ruth Williams, Joanne Whitaker, Verna Wagner, Mary Wiemken, Sandra Williamsen. Row II: Mary Weeks, Kay Zigler, Donna Wheelock, Donna Teske, Retta Jean Wilson. Row III: Arlyn Thomson, Leo Wagenknecht, Gene Van Kampen, Alva Wise. N' S X N U Sophomore Class Row I: Mr. Lee, advisory Sue Kannaka, vice-president Linda McCoy treasurer Miss Schumaker advisor Row II: Chuck Peugh, secretaryg Jim Gebhardt, president The main accomplishment of the class of ,56 this year was the ordering of their class rings in February, which were very attractive. Their big social success of the year was the Valentine Dance. The class also entered an inspiring Hoat in the Homecoming Parade. .lim Gebhardt was the presidentg Sue Kannaka, Vice- presidentg Chuck Peugh, secretaryg Linda McCoy, treas- urerg and Danny Kindle, student council representative. Miss Schumaker and Mr. Lee were the acting advisors. 4-1 Row I : Janice Boyungs, Elizabeth Evans, Lizanne Dillon, Barb Conchola, Marilyn Blair, Mary Drane, Carol Bellars, Mary Jo Bickford, Lois Foss, Jean Elsesser, Joan Eshleman. Row II: Stan Bachman, Ronnie Fulton, Jim Clapper, Marvin Eikenberry, Bob Brotheridge, Jim Austin, John Bos, John Caudillo, Donald Coursey, Bob Billings, Pete Castilo. Row III: John Dewey, Dick Dahlquist, Fred Befferow, Larry Eilers, Bob Brown, Joe Burkholder, Jim Gebhardt, Jim Appenzeller, John Gehlsen, Gerry Gutensohn, Tom Bryant, Joe Bonneville. Row I : Clifford Berge, Loretta Barajas, Yvonne Dietz, Pat Barlow, Kay Bellows, Phyllis Bielema, Pat Larkey, Gladys Gors, Mary Garcia, Ina Rae Drynan, Carol Grams. Row II: Bill Abner, Nancy Dunbar, Biruta Benkitis, Jeanne Dwyer, Ann Bolling, Barbara Bellows, Edna Courtright, Janet Bertsch, Donna Bennett, Janice Lenhart, Joyce Handel, Anita Hess. Row III: Lewis Battles, Jim Dornbusch, Larry Foy, Walter Carolus, Ronald Cerken, Carl Huffman, Wendell Hanson, Paul Hunter, Jerrold Moore, Dick Larson, Edward Allison. 42 .Q ' Row I: Nancy Johnson, Mary Lou Lenington, Pat Hurless, Janet Moore, Lois Hacker, Sue Kilhefner, Leona Kurk, Nancy Kested, Joyce Lathrop, Maxine Miller. Row II: Larry Keal, Dick Little, Carol Moore, Gayle MacLennan, Jane Harting, Kay Melchi, Barbara Minogue, Mary Juarez, Beverly Laurz, Peggy Johnson, Johann Biller. Row III: John Mueller, Ronnie Mitchell, Jon Lapp, Howard Janssen, Gene McFalls, Bob Morden, Joe Luttrell, David Banes, David Jamison, Elden Hawkins, Roger Anderson. Row I : Gloria Skaggs, Shirley Skrogstad, Elsie Seidel, Pat Rasmussen, Sally Scott, Joyce Speer, Elda Ohms, Nyla Strike, Kay Stanley, Phyllis Schmucker. Row II: Sherman Hadaway, Margie Ortiz, Ethel Russell, Nancy Stoudt, Judy Rudolph, Aurora Pizarro, Carol Seidel, Vivian Shuman, Norma Peterson, Joanne Steltzer. Row III: Charles Rhode, Gordon Sampson, Howard Richter, Wayne Rubright, Bruce Kunde, Chuck Peugh, Tommy Patten, Gene Lyon, Jerry Herbon, Don Seeley, Mickey McGinn. 43 Row I: Carol Michel, Shirley Lindsay, Carol Wetzell, Martha Sherman, Linda Wagner, Pat Weeks, Joanne Wagenknecht, Janis Hunter, Sue Kannaka, Lois Vlad, Ruth Kilgus. Row II: Linda McCoy, Jane Thummel, Carol Wilkinson, Sherral Musgrove, Judy Hoogeveen, Edith Shank, Sandra Haberer, Joanne Walters, Velma Woliley, Charlotte Whipple, David Robinson. Row III: Donald Ohda, John Reitzel, Ed Schwab, Lowell Tillman, Ronald Stoudt, Warren Patten, Larry Sanders, Jim Zeigler, Don Hauger, Don Holbrook, Ken Strock, Roger Polzin. .. .. lr. 4 Row I: Beth Richter, Pauline Jacobs, Judy Reents, Barb Saunders, Dianna Roden, Georgia Wadsworth, Ann Lundstrom, Beverly Johnson, Shirley Whaley Row II: Charles Hoover, Joanne Zinanni, Mary Suffern, Evelyn Moorehead, Margaret Sanders, Reta Meiners, Donna Johnson, Don Larson, Leonard Link. Row III: Ronald Pineda, George Tuft, Bob Vary, Larry Sterenberg, Bill Poe, Dan Kindle, Ronald Plumley, Jerry Turner, Edward Uselmann. ' 44- , -MQ f 'I- ,AZ 9. A Row I: Earl Wolf, Richard Linboom, Edward Williams, Donald Walker, Bill Wade, Neal Scott. Row II: David Portner, Leo Shawver, Eugene Zinanni, Milo Harter, Bob Yale, Calin Stewart. Row III: Ralph Machael, Lee Tyne, Jerry Moore, Glen Wicks, Bob Moorehead. sX'Y QBS rr fra SON, ' 45 Freshman Class Seated: Frank Wagner, president, and Mrs. Mee, advisor. Standing: Mary Lou Wenger, treasurer, Jim Farver, vice-presidentg Wes King, secretary, and Mr. Brandau, advisor. The class of '57 started its first year at S. H. S. with a Freshman party. This gave them an opportunity to get acquainted. Also it held a picnic early this spring. A very original float was entered in the annual Homecoming Parade. The class found its place in school in both scholastic and activity achievements. The class omcers during this year were: Frank Wagner, president, Jim Farver, vice-president, Wes King, secretary, Mary Lou Wenger, treasurer, and John Sheldon, student council representative. Mrs. Mee and Mr. Brandau were their efficient advisors. 416 Row I: Donna Gerken, Beverly Card, Myrna Rae Dornbusch, Darlene Burgess, Joyce Crawford, Sally Brotheridge, Lois Boseneiler, Dolores Feather, Judy Baer, Rita Boseneiler. Row II: Kay Davis, Sharon Carbaugh, Beverly Banes, Libby Bignall, Linda Bradley, Smaida Grikmanis, Karen Brandt, Betty Buckingham, Barbara Eberly, Bonnie Bowman, Karen Elmendorf. Row III: Jerry Echebarria, Edward Fassler, John Behrendt, Grover Dykes, Rudy Bennett, Lester Blackburn, Marion Duuck, Denis Bohm, Jim Farver, Darrell Blosser, Johnny Bellmar, Raymond Espinoza. Row 1: Michael Flaningam, Celia Gonzalez, Barbara Argraves, Karen Culver, Kay Ernst, Shirley Fransen, Aimee Eherhardt, Shirley Erb, George Bolling, Carl Grams. Row II: Ronald Dettman, Loretta Ferguson, Carman Burr, Ardyce Biggs, Joyce Buchanan, Sandra Bragg, Janet Buchanan, Peggy Brown, Joan Boese, Sheryl Benishek. Row III: Billy Allen, Bill Gartner, Wayne Dirks, Larry Fulfs, Bill Brickle, Bud Gray, Dean Clark, Manual Gonzalez, Alvin Dixon, Richard Guerrero, Chuck Brandt, Don Cox. 4-7 Row I: John Lair, Peggy Kent, Beth Kuehl, Sharon Morris, Ann Moran, Jo Ann May, Nancy Hein, Nancy Haverland, Mary Louise Johnson, Joan Hall, Lois Mayberry, Marilyn Kraft Row II: Orville Hodge, Judy Moore, Shirley Hodson, Joan Machel, Margie Mee, Jackie Huenger, Doris Hippen, Janice Johnson, Ann Hendricks, Carol Leesman, Pat Kinney, Janice McDearmon, Linda Lehman, Harvey Mullan. Row III: Norman Myers, Dennis Huffman, Arthur Mendoza, Wes King, Bob Little, Bill Hutten, Fred Kesler, Stanley Miller, Bob Long, David Lutyens, George Marshall, David Hippen, Bob Morris, Duane Johnson. .Q ,. L ' .ag Row I : Linda Schultz, Dianne Swehla, Cheryle Hunsberger, Karen Koiser, Vera Musgrave, Gayle Minier, Joan McNeil, Judith Harting, Carolyn Larson, Ellen Stewart, Janet Stern. Row II: Gerald Hartman, Elmer Meiners, Jim McKee, Mike Knapp, John Sheldon, Melvin Strock, Gerry Hunsherger, Bobby Jones, Tom Lundquist, Vernon Long, Andy Kulikouski, Donald Schmitt. Row III: John Howard, Charles Maxwell, Ailt Hippen, Ronald Miller, Dwain Hereford, John Higby, Bill Heintz, Douglas Karr, Richard Selden, John Landherr, Jon King, Arlyn Mennenga. 48 Exe, Az. Q A , Row I: Kay Oltmanns, Patricia Pritchard, Judy Summers, Sophia Skrogstad, Karen Pickrel, Leanne Shippee, Lida Shaw, Janice Robert, Esther Shipp, Judy Powell. Row II: Robert Robinson, Betty Scott, Mary Overholser, Lila Schaefer, Cleo Robbins, Ruby Lou Scott, Shirley Schultz, Gladys Nornhold, Patty Sachleben, Barbara Reed, Earl Stanley. Row III: John Razo, Ted Penhollow, Kenny Sippel, Bill Schwab, Claude Saxon, Ronald Russell, George Sterht, Phillip Near, David Steinbach, Raymond Peugh. CSA Row I: Joyce Springman, Vicki Wing, Patricia Villa, Mary Talkouski, Joyce Wirth, Judy Wiemken, Nancy Wetzel, Mary Lou Wenger, Beverly Wolber, Larry Penley. Row II: Janice Wade, Irene Stern, Marilyn Warren, Kay Stanley, Judy Wyatt, Kay Woodyatt, Mary Zimmerman, Carol Sinroll, Sharon Tyler, .l0yce Woessner, John Turner. Row III: Larry Wick, Jack Whaley, Cary Wheelock, Bill Tarner, Henry Topp, Frederick Ukena, David Woods, Gale Zigler, Gerald Wise, Frank Wagner, Donald Weidel, Leon Van Kampen, Don Weisenberger, Jack Snow, Warren Smith Jr. 49 50 ACTIVITIES O l 11.1.5 Z XII, XUIWHIXXIII' 2 I A4 I " , , X Spwgsgsl,,g,g,5,:,fqm f., 1? ,Q gi we-ff b, . ,,.'f,.w,,,j a.,a,.i.4i. . Blue 81 Gold Staff Moans, groans, and screams of sheer agony were heard during the past two semesters when a person passed through the northeast corridors, near the art room. Under these circumstances, the '54 Blue and Gold was carefully laid out and processed into the book which lies before you. Although many hours were spent in concentration, never let it be said that the members of the class of '54 were all work and no play. Many laughs and jokes accompanied the difficult work of composing a presentable annual. The co-editors, Billie Speer and Eileen Eberhardt, under the supervision and understanding guidance of Mr. Nehring, quickly disposed of the many problems which became apparent during their employment as head of the annual stall. Les Weinstine, business manager, Margo Dillon, club editor, Joanne Nicholson, social editor, Allan Hall, art editor, Lee Tyne and Joe Burkholder, photographers, along with their various committees and equipment aided the editors in every way possible in making the annual of this year complete. Because of the fact that this book is our last contribution to the school, we, the annual staff and class of '54, sincerely hope that you, the readers, will enjoy our annual as much as we have enjoyed assembling it. 52 Row I: Joann Denman, Trudy Worth, Helen Stern, Pat Hudson, Mary Saunders, Mimi Sheldon, and Virginia Allison. Row II Don Small, Herb Reed, Larry Larson, Neil Brown, Sam Mylin, Lyle Zimmerman, Bob Haldeman, and Bob Nesbitt. A Mr 0 93 Xgfqgcaoipi 'E x X! f B SNA lNG' ll f DRAW 53 Script i 1 Seated: Mary Saunders, feature editorg Miss Hayn, advisor, and Trudy Worth, news editor. Standing: Joan Bowers, staff artistg Herb Reed, sports editorg and Dana Johnson, business and circulation manager. I Q, l f iv.: I, 6 N Most students do not realize the work that goes along with the "glory" of being on the Script staff. It takes hours of concentration, writing, rewriting, and patience to assemble this paper so it will be presentable to its subscribers. Some of the added features appearing in the Script were: Platter Patter, Hi-School Shopper, Super Snooper, and Clara's Letter Home. Mary Saunders was the feature editor, Trudy Worth, news editor, Herb Reed, sports editor, Dana Johnson, business and circulation manager, and Joan Bowers, staff artist. These plus their able assistants together with their advisor, Miss Hayn, made this years, Script successful. 121' iqqf at 1 -lu f .,.. S l Row I: Judy Summers, Pat Barlow, Charlice Buyers, Billie Speer, Frances Rhode, Donna Eshleman, Nancy Kosier, Mary Stefanich, Donna Smith, Pat Bragg. Row II: Susie Evans, Jane Thummel, Judy Moore, Gale Dillon, Kay Elsesser, Sandy Geiseman, Jane Bienstra, Joyce Kiser, Lorain Elmendorf, Cynthia Grennan, Mike Flaningam. Row III: Bill Penley, Dean Clark, Pat Seloover, Nora Strunk, Bill Clithero, Ann Burkholder, Verna Collinson, John Sheldon, Tom Lundquist. Row I: Judy Penley, Joyce Cameron, Mary Jo Bickford, Carol Michel, Carol Wetzell, Janice Boyungs, Jan Ohnen Sharon Mangler, Joanne Nicholson. Row 11: Martha Sherman, Linda Wagner, Sherral Musgrove, Judy Hoogeveen Barb Saunders, Mimi Sheldon, Sheila Musgrove, Margo Dillon, Nancy Apple, Shirlene Springman, Susie Dettman Row III: Georgia Wadsworth, Carol Wilkinson, Nancy Hecht, Pat Hudson, Pat Capp, Barb Coe, Joann Dettman Sylvia Scham, Sally Kannaka. 55 uill and Scroll Seated: Joanne Nicholson, Pat Hudson, and Miss Hayn, advisor. Standing: Trudy Worth, Mary Saunders, Billie Speer, Dana Johnson, and Lester Weinstine. The Quill and Scroll is an honorary organization for students with a high ability in the journalistic field. To become a. member, one must be on the Script or Annual staff, a junior or senior in the upper third of his class in scholastic standing or creative ability, and he must be recommended by the advisor, Miss Hayn. The oiiicers for the year Were: Lester Weinstine, president, Pat Hudson, vice-president, and Joanne Nicholson, secretary-treasurer. 56 Honor ociety Row I Billie Speer Mrs Davis advisor and ,l N , . , , oanne icholson. Row II: Virginia Allison, Sandra Smith, Ronnie Newell Trudy Worth and Joann Dettman. The National Honor Society was established in 1921 because high school principals believed that there was not enough attention and recognition given to students with high scholastic standards. In 1949 the local chapter was organized. ln order to become a member of this honored society a student must possess these four qualities: scholarship, leadership, character, and service. The individ- uals are recommended and selected by the faculty, and their names become known to everyone else during a very impressive 'itappingn ceremony. The members traveled to Walnut in December to induct new mmbers into their society. Also in December they inducted seven members of the senior class. They were: John De Wind, Margo Dillon, Herb Reed, Mary Saunders, Larry Larson, David Swehla, and Charlice Buyers. They also inducted some seniors and juniors in May. They presented a beautiful plaque to the school in the form of the societyis pin, only larger. The officers for this year were: Billie Speer, presidentg Joann Dettman, vice- presidentg and T d W ru y orth, secretary-treasurer. Mrs. Davis was the group's advisor. 57 onitors Whenever there is an errand to be run, a stranger in the build- ing, attendance slips to be collected, confusion in the halls, or any one of a dozen other tasks to be taken care of, the monitors of S. H. S. are always present and willing to help. To be chosen as a monitor, a student must be a senior in good standing, a co-operative and responsible person, and have a free period. The group met frequently with their advisor, Miss Krughoff, to discuss various problems or necessities. 4' SMWJ: me' ffm 99. if ' . . ,,,,, Q? Q Jfiifitffggg Row I: Jane Joan Bowers, Rose Meinen. Johnson, Less Rienstra, Mimi Sheldon, Margo Dillon, Sandra Smith, Virginia Allison, Charlotte Meiners, Carol Hanson. Row II: Barb Coe, Arlene Deets, Betty Haan, Lois O'Bryan, Jeanie Dirks, Joann Dettman, Betty Sulouff, Bernadine Wolf, Row III: Herman Michels, Sam Mylin, John DeWind, Neil Brown, Ron Newell, John Loos, Don Small, Dick Weinstine, Bob Kent. .Q Q.. Row I: Kathryn Evans, Patty Battles, Nancy Overholser, Joyce Reeser, Nancy Waters, Lois Deter, Joyce Kiser, Doris Doty, Nancy Crofton, Shirley Gaulrapp. Row II: Ronnie Loring, Mary Espinoza, Becky Garcia, Robert Hartshorn, John Henson, Jim Emmitt, Ronald Wolber, John Carrillo, Barbara Holland, Robert Nesbitt. Row III: Dean Long, Herb Reed, Larry Larson, Leon Neese, Owen Mills, Richard Helms, Richard Mennenga, Ray Kunde, Don Kilberg, Cliff Dettman, Jack Kosier. 58 Student Council A touch of Christmas was added to the halls of S. H. S. in the form of a beautifully decorated tree. The Student Council was re- sponsible for this. It is one of the most important functioning groups of the school. The organization also operated the school supply store all year for the convenience of the students. Building school moral and attitude was one of the most important projects undertaken by the council during the 1953-54 school term along with the collection for the polio benefit and backing the other school clubs. This group was under the leadership of Tusi Taualii, president, Neta Bowman, secretary and treasurer, and the guidance of Miss Krughoif. w l 5 Row I: Michael Flaningam, Bonnie Bowman, Gayle Minier, Trudy Worth, Janet Williams, Yvonne Dietz, Judy Summers, Karen Pickrel, Mildred Krughoff, advisor. Row II: Verna Wagner, Donna Smith, Martha Sherman, Mary Saunders, Lois Deter, Donna Wheelock, Doris Doty, Beth Richter, Sandra Haberer, Neta Bowman. Row III: Wesley King, John Sheldon, Keith Bos, George Marshall, Dan Hussong, Harold Kindel, Leonard Gilbert, Sam Mylin, Tusi Taualii, Dick Kohl. x , f , o l in U 1:1 I 'lg' - fb U U 'LI nr T 59 Debate Row I: Neta Bowman, Georgia Wadsworth, Joan Hicks, Colin Stewart, Lee Tyne, Cythia Grennan. Row II: Phyllis Holloway, Jane Thummel, Mr. Clopper, advisor, and Lois McNeil. , 0 Q l I ' w .5 ,ul O CIN The Debaters have had a very busy year. They have traveled to near-by schools and have been host to them throughout the year. The teams competed in the N. C. I. C. which met at Geneseo and Dixon. ln midwinter, the club went to Augustana for a two-day tournament. Some of the debaters who entered in the speech contests won honors. The officers for this year were Cynthia Grennan, president, Colin Stewart, vice-president, Georgia Wadsworth, secretary-treasurer, and Mr. Clopper acting as advisor. 60 Librarians Row I: Gail Aper, Maxine Miller, Ruth Hartman, Pat Barlow, Marlene Knowles, Charlotte Meiners, Vera Harden, Kathy Brunk, Carole Howard, Phyllis Schmucker, Betty Pitzer. Row II: Ruth Kilgus, Laurel Larson, Dona Jean Geiger, Joann Dettman, Betty Sulouff Carolyn Larson, Ruthie Pelton, Cynthia Grennan, Carole Burger, Mary Card, Margie Ortiz, Janet Hackbarth, Miss Fadden. Row III: Lesta DeLancey, Edna Courtright, Grace Bealer, Reeda Bowers, Lowell Tillman, Jerrold Moore, Mary Wiemken, Dana Johnson, Frances Rhode, Carollynn Sergeant, Lois McNeil, Ruth Lobaugh, Linda Longcor. Once again the student librarians have contributed to the efficiency of the school. To become a librarian a stu- dent must fill out an application blank and have two of his teachers sign it. A Christmas and gift exchange party was held in the library during the Christmas season. In the spring they held their annual picnic. The organization elected Joann Dettman, head librar- iang Laurel Larson, desk librariang Charlotte Meiners, magazine librarian, and Ruth Pelton was in charge of decorating the bulletin boards. They were under the direction of Miss Fadden. 61 , Driving Council fps. Y' 5 i . gg' i Gif .-, K L , Seated: Owen Mills, president, Joan Bowers, vice-president, and Don Small Standing Merl Johnson Joann Dettman Wilfred Hefter, Neil Brown, Neta Bowman, Donna Wheelock, Bob Brown, Dick Johnson and Mr Schick adusor During the past year, the efforts of the Driving Council have paid dividends. The number of 'ccowboyv drivers around S. H. S. has decreased considerably. In the meetings of the club State and City policemen were called on to explain to the members the grave neces- sity of caution in driving and walking. The organization has also been the incentive behind the numerous posters and signs that were placed in and around the building. Officers who led the affairs of the club were: Owen Mills, president, ,loan Bowers, vice-president, and Ann Burkholder, secretary. Mr. Schick was their advisor. 62 French lub Row I: Verna Wagner, Lois Foss, Mary Suffern, Joyce Speer, Yvonne Dietz, Linda McCoy, Joanne Nicholson, Row II: Miss Straw, advisor, Colin Stewart, .loe Burkholder, Jerry Moore, Lee Tyne, Barb Saunders. The French Club, Le Circle de Francais, has devel- oped into one of the fastest growing clubs at S. H. S., having only four members last year and fifteen this year. The meetings were held so as to learn more about French scientists, artists, customs, and architecture. The highlight of the year was the informal party which was held in February. The group was lead by Ann Burkholder, president, Verna Wagner, vice-president, Yvonne Deets, secretary, and ,loan Eshleman, treasurer. Miss Straw was the advisor. 63 l' ' The S anish Club has been ver active this ear. It held a getpacquainted picnic at theyfirst of the iyear, a Thanksgiving Dance, a Christmas party for the Spanish speaking children in the first, second, and third grades, celebrated Pan American Day, and attended the Spanish convention at Peoria. It also participated in the Home- coming Parade. Jim Schueler led the group as president, David Swehla, vice-president, Phyllis Holloway, secretary, Diane Roden, treasurer, and Becky Garcia, corresponding secretary for the state organization. Miss Straw was capable advisor. ,Ln.rfg.g?n'l-'gf 4 K5 K-gp. ffm? Row I: Loretta Barajas, Judy Penley, Donna Smith, Caroline Brauer, Dianna Roden, Ann Lundstrom, Becky Garcia, Carmen Mendoza. Row II: Pat Marlow, Janice Boyungs, Dana Johnson, Sandra Williamsen, Gail Buchanan, Nora Strunk, Linda Longcor, Nancy Apple, Margrathe Johnson, Miss Straw. Row III: Earl Wolf, Bill Kempster, Edward Williams, Fred Kesler, Jim Eshleman, Dave Swehla, Pete Andrews. Row I: Mary Lou Lenington, Julie Findlay, Elsie Seidel, Nikki Flock, Mary Esther Juarez, Anita Hess, Mary Ruth Garcia, Carole Howard, Margie Ortez, Carol Bellarsg Row II: Mary Jo Bickford, Nancy Stoudt, Ruthie Pelton, Jo Ann May, Phyllis Holloway, Carol Wilkinson, Lizanne Dillon, Bob Brotheridge. Row III: Larry Linton, Roger Polzin, Jerrold Moore, Jim Scheuler, Gerry Gutensohn, Billy Poe, Howard Richer, Tom Lundquist, Bob Yale. 64 Latin lub The Latin Club had two .major projects this year. At the beginning of the year, they entered a decorated car in the Homecoming Parade. The remainder of the year was spent in preparation for the annual Roman Banquet which was held in the spring. Carol Michel led the group as president followed by Frank Wagner, vice-president, Linda Wagner, secretary, and Jon King, treasurer. The advisor was Mr. Lee. ,W Row I: Mr. Lee, Carl Bellows, Ruth Kilgus, Jane Thummel, Sally Scott, Judy Reents, Janet Moore, Myrna Rae Dornbusch, Celia Gonzalez. Row II: Georgia Wadsworth, Linda Bradley, .lane Johnson, Edith Shank, Kay Melchi, Beverly Johnson, Sandra Haberer, Joan Machael, Shirley Fransen, Joanne Walters. Row III: Stan Bachman, Jack Carter, Joe Bonneville, Don Hauger, Walter Carolus, Ed Schwab, John Mueller, Joyce Crawford, Beth Richter. Row I : Donna Gerken, Vicki Wing, Judith Harting, Carol Sinroll, Margie Mee, Janet Buchanan, Joan McNeil, Kay Oltmanns, Beverly Wolber. Row II: Judy Moore, Carol Michel, Sharon Tyler, Gayle Minier, Linda Wagner, Joyce Buchanan, Carol Seesman, Nancy Wetzel, Petty Brown, Mary Lou Wenger, Barbara Reed. Row III: John Landherr, Jon King, John Sheldon, Johnny Bellmar, Frank Wagner, Jim Farver, Rich Selden, Larry Wick, Judy Summers. 65 Campus Club Row I : Charlotte Meiners, Billie Speer, Sheila Musgrove, Pat Capp, Mary Jo Peugh, Mimi Sheldon, ,loan Bowers, Naomi Book, Kathryn Evans, Shirley Burger, Joanne Nicholson, Charlice Buyers, Miss Krughoff. Row II: Donna Eshleman, Sylvia Scham, Margo Dillon, Nancy Cross, Carol Carter, Nancy Hecht, Lois Deter, Mary Saunders, Lois O'Bryan, Trudy Worth, Barb Coe, Nancy Overholser, Helen Stern, David Swehla. Row III: Robert Nesbitt, Leon Neese, Dick Kohl, Ronald Wolber, Dick Johnson, Neil Brown, Ron Newell, Tom Faudree, Bill Clithero, Richard Helms, Larry Larson, John DeWind. Milk? All juniors and seniors who wished to learn about college or advanced training schools they would like to enter were invited to join the Campus Club. Seniors could talk to representatives from schools in which they were interested. Officers for the year were John DeWind, president, Charlice Buyers, vice-president and treasurer, Helen Stern, secretary, and David Swehla, program chairman. Miss Krughoff guided the group. 66 Row I: Ronnie Loring, Lesta DeLancey, Frances Royer, Verna Collinson, Pat Bragg, Tom Weidel. Row II: Bob Haldeman, Virginia Allison, Janet Williams, Joyce Kiser, Nancy Waters, Myrle West, Sandra Smith, Nancy Crofton, Lester Weinstine. Row III: Herb Reed, Richard Nice, Jim Baird, Jerry Rothstein, John Schwab, Tusi Taualii, Don Small. Row I: Judy Penley, Donna Smith, Joyce Cameron, Carolyn Sargeant, Gale Dillon, Nancy Apple,,Judie Findlay, Barbara Baer, Gail Aper. Row II: Joanne Whitaker, Ruth Williams, Neta Bowman, Beverly Foss, Donna Wheelock, Joan Hicks, Linda Longcor, Dana Johnson, Shirley Gillispie, Ruth Pelton, Cynthia Grennan. Row III: Bill Kempster, Lawrence Meyer, Ronnie Bignall, Jim Schueler, Bruce Benson, Neal Bressler, John Benson, Ken Kosier, Jim Barlow. 67 Future Teachers Row I: Loretta Barajas, Judy Penley, Ruth Kilgus, Jane Thummel, Frances Royer, Patricia Villa, Linda McCoy, Miss Fauth. Row II: Kathryn Evans, Cynthia Grennan, Jeanne Duyer, Vera Musgrave, Donna Teske, Caroline Brauer, Joan McNeil, Carolyn Larson. Row III: Mary Esther Juaz, Linda Bradley, Doris Hippen, Carol Swartley, Connie Hale, Retta Wilson, Carollynn Sergeant, Joyce Cameron. The F. T. A. is an organization for students who plan to make teaching a career. It is open to all classes. In September they held a formal initiation with a candelight service. They entered a float in the Homecoming Parade, held a bake sale, attended the county institute, visited a college, and packed baskets for needy families. They also helped the Spanish Club in giving a Christmas party for the grade school children. Frances Boyer was president, Cynthia Grennan, vice- presidentg Connie Hale, secretaryg and Joan McNeil, treasurer. Miss Fauth was their able advisor. 68 Dramatic Club Row I: Janet Williams, Ruth Williams, Verna Collinson, Dana Johnson, Barb Coe, Joan Bowers, Pat Capp, Sylvia Scham, Jan Ohnen, Ruth Lobaugh, Julie Findlay, Gale Dillon, Nancy Apple, Gail Aper. Row II: Sheila Musgrove, Shirley Gillispie, Myrle West, Nikki Flock, Gail Buchanan, Carol Swartley, Sandra Geiseman, Donna Wheelock, Bev Foss, Joanne Whitaker, Nancy Balster, Nora Strunk, Grace Marie Bealer, Kathryn Evans. Row III: Dave Swehla, Herb Reed, Bruce Benson, Lowell Tillman, Alan Hall, Jerry Rothstein, Bill Clithero, Richard Helms, Tom Faudree, Don MacLennan, Les Weinstine, Mr. Paul Clopper. The members of this club participated in speech contests which were held through-out the year. They also gave readings and other forms of entertainment for public social groups. They held picnics in the spring and fall which were enjoyed by all. ln the fall a three-act play entitled "What A Lifei' was presented and was labeled a big success. This group assisted the Senior class play "Dear Ruth" in many ways. They gave an original one- act play for the conference and state contest. Dave Swehla led the group as president and was followed by Barbara Coe, vice-president and Joanne Whitaker, secretary-treasurer. Mr. Clopper was their elli- cient advisor. 69 Science Club Row I: Edgar Duprey, Libby Bignall, Robert Nesbitt, Bob Haldeman, Joe Burkholder, Calin Stewart, Carl Grams, Rich Selden, Johnny Bellmar, John Landherr. Row II: Mr. Sherman, Lee Tyne, Claude Saxon, John Schaefer, Lawrence Meyer, Jerry Moore, Tom Faudree, Fred Befferow, Tom King. 0 ll -4 VN 6 xt 5 O 216 U O sa, A' The purpose of the club is to create interest in the different aspects of science. Each member has a project to work on. At the end of the year these projects are taken to the District Science Club Fair at DeKalb. The group took a trip to Chicago to visit the Museum of Science and lndustry. They also visited cities of interest in the Sterling area. Officers for the year were: Tom Faudree, presidentg Joe Burkholder, vice-presidentg and Lee Tyne, treasurer. Mr. Strenge and Mr. Sherman were the able faculty advisors. amera Club Row I : Larry Penley, Bob Morris, Fred Beggerow, Calin Stewart, Jerrold Moore. Row II: Ken Kosier, Bob Brown, Joe Burkholder, Lee Tyne, Jerry Moore, Larry Larson, Mr. Sherman. ,."!'!' tefl i TQB 'lr X w 4 A4 Many of the Script and Annual pictures were taken and developed by members of the club. The members were also very busy in the newly remodeled dark room preparing their "snaps" of "school life" for the contest that the club held. They learned much about photography and its processes. They had the use of the club camera and equipment which was donated in exchange for their services. Joe Burkholder was president and Lee Tyne, vice- president. Mr. Sherman and Mr. Strenge were the able advisors. Introducing . Margo Dillon Even though she was a very "busy gal," Margo found enough time to become Co-Editor of this year,s annual at the beginning of the second semester. Her quick thinkin', brainy ideas, and sticktoitiveness was a great asset in making this edition of the '6Blue and Gold" a great success. To her goes a great big THANKS from Billie, her co-worker, and all the kids on the staff--we donat know what we would have done without ya' Marg. 72 Future Homernakers l Row I: Mrs. Martin, Mary Espinoza, May Lou Lenington, Ethel Russell, Sharon Morris, Cleo Robbins, Kay Ernst, Louise Wallis, Irene Stern, Pat Barlow, Joan Hall, Linda McCoy, Rita Boseneiler, Loretta Ferguson, Lida Shaw, Miss Shaver. Row II: Bonnie Bowman, Karen Elmendorf, Janet Stern, Karen Brandt, Caroline Kohl, Shirley Gillispie, Gayle MacLennan, Sue Kilhefner, Darlene Burgess, Ann Lundstrom, Evelyn Moorehead, Barb Conchola, Elda Ohms, Lucille Hinrichs, Joanne Steltzer, Shirley Whaley, Joanne Wagenknecht, Barbara Eberly. Row III: Eileen Wagner, Janice Varner, Peggy Kent, Neta Bowman, Mary Bauman, Carrie Doty, Ann Bolling, Nora Strunk, Gail Buchanan, Doris Hippen, Jackie Huenger, Jane Harting, Judy Rudolph, Janice Lenhart, Joyce Speer, Ann Moran, Janice McDearmon. The F. H. A. had a very active and prosperous year. Among its activities of the past year were picnics, pot- luck suppers, and evening meetings at which various demonstrations were given. The main activity was enter- ing a float in the Homecoming Parade and receiving first place. Their money-making projects included the selling of Christmas cards and F. H. A. pencils during National F. H. A. Week. The club plans to send a delegate to the F. H. A. State Camp which is held during one week in the summer. This will complete their activities for the year. Gail Buchanan was president, Linda McCoy, vice- presidentg Neta Bowman, secretary, and Pat Barlow, treasurer. Mrs. Martin and Miss Shaver are given credit as being the capable advisors for the club. 73 In Memory Of Rikus Luebhers A friendly smile and greeting are two goals in life which many people never achieve. Rikus Luebbers mastered these essentials of friendship early in his short life, just as he achieved many high honors in all F. F. A. activities during his three and one-half years at S. H. S. These recognitions included the Greenhand Degree in his freshman year, Chapter Farmer dur- ing his sophomore year, and an all around honor of presenting and maintaining, for three years, the largest Supervised Farm- ing program of any S. H. S. Agricultural student in the past ten years. Rikus also received honors in 4-H. His untimely death prevented him from gaining the many awards awaiting him, one being the State LLH Master Dairyman, the highest honor given to a member of the 41-H. His fine personal qualities gained many friends at school, at home, in clubs, and most important of all, at church where he was an active member for years. His short life was filled with a goodness which made him a most memorable classmate of the students of S. H. S. and of the Senior class of 19541. 74- Future Farmers 7 fm Row I: Donald Brill, William Wade, Leonard Long, Gary Crossland, Rikus Luebbers, Bob Deets, Johann Biller, Frank Freas. Row II: Mr. Schick, Donald Hollaway, Charles Hollaway, Ellis Seavey, Don MacLennan, Gene Van Kampen, Howard Janssen, Merle Orlowski, Cliff Dettman. Row I: Gerald Hartman, Billy Allen, Wayne Dirks, Edward Fassler, Raymond Peugh, Arlyn Mennenga, John Lair, Orville Hodge. Row II: Ronald Dettman, Bill Gartner, Leonard Link, Roger Anderson, Bob Vary, Ted Penhollow, Ailt Hippen, Vernon Long, Charlie Charbeten. Row III: Jack Whaley, Bill Grim, Charles Maxwell, Jon Lapp, Ronald Gerken, Gene McFalls, Larry Eilers, Donald Weidel, Ronald Miller, Darrell Blosser. 75 l Hi-Tri J Row I: Pat Battles, Janet Williams, Sylvia Scham, Sheila Musgrove, Mimi Sheldon, Margo Dillon, Donna Eshleman, Donna Smith, Shirley Burger. Row II: Joyce Cameron, Mary Stefanich, Ruth Williams, Jane Rienstra, Dana Johnson, Neta Bowman, Jan Ohnen, Charlice Buyers, Carol Carter, Sally Kannaka. Raw III: Shirley Hackbarth, Lorain Elmendorf, Dona Geiger, Mary Saunders, Helen Stern, Nancy Hecht, Pat Hudson, Trudy Worth, Nancy Cross, Joan Bowers, Barb Coe, Pat Capp. The Junior and Senior girls of S. H. S. again en- joyed a year of fun at the various meetings of the Hi-Tri. They experienced pot-luck suppers, chili suppers, Hi-Tri swims, and gab sessions. At Christmas toys were pur- chased and taken to the Peak Childrens, Home near Polo. As the year closed, the Seniors regretted leaving this organization while the Juniors looked forward to their last year. Janet Williams was President and Sally Kannaka, secretary-treasurer. 76 S0-Hi Row I: Vicki Wing, Beverly Wolher, Joan Hall, Joanne Walters, Lila Schaefer, Pat Kinney, Judy Powell, Judy Summers. Row II: Mary Jo Bickford, Carol Michel, Shirley Skrogstad, Lois Hacker, Sally Scott, Leona Kurk, Pat Barlow, Barb Bellows, Janet Stern. Row III: Carol Wilkinson, Joanne Zinanni, Lois Foss, Linda Wagner, Judy Reents, Sherral Musgrove, Beth Richter, Kay Woodyatt. The So-Hi took part in many unusual activities. ln January a 6'Polar Bear" picnic at Sinnissippi, although cold, proved to be fun. Hobo hikes, scavenger hunts, a valentine party, and pot-luck suppers formed the agenda for the greater portion of the year. Judy Powell led this social group and was assisted by Vicki Wing, secretary and Lela Schaefer, treasurer. The Sterling Township High School Robed Choir was comprised of seventy-seven members. This organization had a most successful year. It started out the year by singing two performances at the Rock River Valley Teacher's Institute. This was followed by a presentation at the Family Faculty Club in our own school. Their annual Christmas Concert, presented in the beautiful setting of the Messiah Lutheran Church was a huge success. Robed Choir Row I: Judy Penley, Donna Smith, Sharon Mangler, Janet Williams, Verna Wagner, Carollynn Sergeant, Lois McNeil, Nancy Crofton, Ruth Lobaugh, Ruth Williams, Retta Jean Wilson, William J. Tonkin. Row II: Joyce Scott, Julie Findlay, Nancy Balster, Bev Foss, Virginia Allison, Sandra Smith, Nikki Flock, Sandra Geiseman, Lois O'Bryan, Lois Deter. Row III: Donald Hollaway, John Marshall, Alva Wise, Charles Cox, Dick Johnson, Larry Larson, Neil Brown, Al Hall, John De Wind. Row IV: Floyd Johannsen, Dean Long, Kendall Shuman, Dean Peterson, Bob Lund, Elvin Blosser, Roger Seidel, Jim Baird, Ron Newell. 78 They took part in the Combined Choral and Band Concert on February 10th. A Lenten Season Concert was given at St. ,lohn's Lutheran Church on Palm Sunday and this annual Spring Concert was very well received. These are the highlights of the season and were supplemented by other performances during the year. Row l: Shirley Gillispie, ,loan Bowers, Sheila Musgrove, Gale Dillon, June Kirby, Mary Stefanicn, Janice Ohnen, Nancy Kosier Sally Kannaka, Mary Espinoza. Row Il: Carol Swartley, Susan Snavely, Pat Hudson, Nancy Hecht, Mary Saunders, Mary Bau man, Donna Eshleman, Charlice Buyers, Joanne Nicholson. Row Ill: ,lim Eshleman, Larry Gierhart, Richard Nice, Tom King Don Small, Pete Kosier, Ken Andrews, Bob Haldeman. Row lV: .lerry Rothstein, John Schaefer, Dick Shuman, ,lim Schueler David Swehla, Fred Sinroll, Lester Weinstine. 79 Sophomore Chorus f- 1 ' sf-sue af . I ., . - f V " , fl iii ,- JV , ' A"o - ' 355:-" ' J : 2,-5, f - i 2 ' . , . 'J V' J - l f fi? iihffifiliwfitlvt ' ' 5 59-'siiiiiiii 51 iififii 'S' f 1 . ., .. .V sf r ,r f,,--.,aszse,y..,f,. - Row I: Linda McCoy, Janet Bertsch, Ruth Kilgus, Jane Thummel, Nancy Dunbar, Edna Courtright, Janis Hunter, Mary Suffern, Shirley Lindsay, Sue Kannaka, Reta Meiners, Carole Wetzell, Donna Johnson, Carol Michel, Kay Bellows, Yvonne Dietz, Phyllis Bielema. Row II: Sandra Haberer, Beverly Johnson, Dianna Roden, Donna Bennett, Caroline Brauer, Barb Saunders, Evelyn Moorehead, Judy Hoogeveen, Sherral Musgrove, Edith Shank, Carol Bellars, Judy Reents, Margaret Sanders, Pauline Jacobs, Joanne Zinanni, Georgia Wadsworth, Marilyn Blair, Biruta, Binkitis. Row III: Elizabeth Richter, Ann Lundstrom, Lizanne Dillon, Earl Wolf, John Caudillo, Richard Linboom, Larry Sterenberg, Sid Austin, Don Larson, Lewis Battles, Charles Hoover, Stanley Stockton. Ron Pineda, Stan Bachman, Lois Foss, Martha Sherman, Linda Wagner. Row IV: Danny Kindle, Bob Billings, Don Holbrook, Bill Poe, Walter Carolus, Joe Burkholder, Jim Zeigler, Don Hauger, Lester Appenzeller, Jerry Moore, Lee Tyne, Ralph Machael, Gerry Gutensohn, Bob Moorehead, Milo Harter, Eugene Zinanni, Bob Brown, Bob Vary, Edward Allison. The Sophomore Mixed Chorus enjoyed another year of singing, and exhibited themselves during their Various performances in a very fine manner. They appeared in the Massed Choir and the spring concert. The Freshman Girls Chorus, including fifty-seven members, took part in a number of appearances. These included the Massed Choir and a performance at the Junior High School. The boys of the Freshman Class seemed quite interested in music this year as thirty-nine turned out to be a part of the Freshman Boys Chorus. They gave a fine performance in the Massed Choir just as they did in their other appearances. 80 0 Q l Freshman Gll'lS Chorus Row I: Leanne Shippee, Sophia Skrogstad, Dolores Feather, Mary Louis Johnson, Kay Oltmanns, Pat Kinney, Mary Talkowski, Vickie Wing, Joan Hall, Myrna Rae Dornbusch, Marilyn Kraft, Judy Powell, Beverly Wolber. Row II: Carman Burr, Mary Ellen Doering, Lois Boseneiler, Joyce Wirth, Ellen Stewart, Karen Brandt, Ardyce Biggs, Karen Pickul, Peggy Brown, Judy Wiemken, Mary Lou Wenger, Sandra Bragg, Marilyn Warren, Jo Ann Bailey. Row III: Caroline Kohl, Betty Bukingham, Vera Musgrave, Kay Stanley, Nancy Hein, Janice McDearmon, Sharon Carbaugh, Joan Boese, Barbara Eberly, Bonnie Bowman, Mary Zimmerman, Janet Stern, Karen Elmendorf, Judy Moore. Row IV: Lila Schaefer, Ann Hendricks, Margie Mee, Judy Wyatt, Kay Woodyatt, Linda Bradley, Jane Johnson, Doris Hippen, Jackie Huenger, Joyce Buchanan, Kay Davis, Gayle Minier, Carol Sinroll, Sally Wendell, Karen Culver. Freshman Boys' Chorus , l Row I: Larry Penley, Don Cox, John Lair, Jim McKee, John Landherr, Alvin Dixon, Richard Selden, Jon King, Dennis Huffman, Jack Whaley, Larry Wick, Michael Flaningam, Carl Grams. Row II: Ray Espinoza, Bud Gray, Edward Fassler, John Behrendt, Bob Morris, Darrell Blosser, Maion Duuck, David Hippen, Gerry Hunsherger, Johnny Bellmar, Johnny Sheldon, Wes King, Manuel Gonzalez. 81 Sophomore Girls' Chorus Row I: Celia Gonzalez, Loretta Ferguson, Rita Boseneiler, Donna Gerken, Judy Allen, Lois Vlad, Shirley Skrogstad, Velma Wolfley, Mary Ruth Garcia, Peggy Scott, Patty Sachleben, Judy Baer, Judy Summers, Barbara Reed. Row 11: Joyce Woessner, Carolyn Larson, Linda Shultz, Peggy Kent, Maxine Miller, Barb Billows, Janice Boyungs, Lois Hacker, Shirley Whaley, Elizabeth Evans, Loretta Barajas, Mary Overholser, Janice Robert, Esther Shipp, Karen Kosier. Row III: Shirley Erb, Aimee Eberhardt, Nancy Wetzel, Mary Jo Bickford, Carol Wilkinson, Elda Ohms, Barb Conehola, Beverly Lamz, Joyce Speer, Nyla Strike, Sheryl Benishek, Cleo Robbins, Nancy Haverland, Sharon Morris. Row IV: Darlene Burgess, Joan Machael, Joyce Crawford, Sharon Tyler, Connie Hale, Deloris Mennenga, Kay Melchi. Janice Lenhart, Jane Harting, Carol Seidel, JoAnn May, Shirley Fransen, Smaida Grikmanis. The fifty-six members of the Sophomore girls chorus, under the direction of William J. Tonkin, added a fine musical touch to the Christmas Concert this year by providing antiphonal work with the choir. They also were a part of the Massed Choir which gave a highly successful concert in February. 82 Girls' Ensemble Charlice Buyers, Joan Bowers, Ruth Williams, Sandra Geiseman, Mary Saunders, Nancy Hecht, Nancy Crofton, Janet Williams, Carollyn Sergeant. The Girls, Ensemble made its usual fine contribution to the community through its many per formances at club and social events during the school year. They were a well received group. Everybody enjoys hearing a male quartet and this group of boys was no exception to the rule They were much in demand as a performing group in the community. B0y's uartet Elvin Blosser, John De Wind, Ronnie Newell, Alan Hall. 83 Every day during the noon hour, the band could be heard practicing laboriouslyg whether it be for a half time show at the football games or for a formal concert. As a result of this labor, the band completed a very successful year. They marched at all the home football games, proving their ability to demonstrate many interesting formations. The band also journeyed out of town on various occasions to march in other parades. Band Row I: Sylvia Scham, Jane Thummel, Carrie Doty. Row Il: John Benson, Patty Battles, Jane Reinstra, Verna Collinson, Reeda Bowers, Roger Polzin, Joan McNeil. Row III: Carol Burger, Leona Kurk, Ed Schwab, George Tuft. Row IV: Beverly Card, Linda Schultz, Nyla Strike, Marilyn Blair. Row V: David Swehla, Bill Gartner, Bill Penley, John Lair. 84 Their winter concerts included a combined concert with the choruses which included mostly light numbers, and one at the Coliseum that included heavier numbers. Early in the Spring the annual Formal Concert was pres sented. With the playing at commencement. the band,s activities were com- pleted. Les Weinstine led the group as president followed by Naomi Book acting as secretary. Mr. Edelmann was their competent leader. Row I: Naomi Book, Libb'y Bignall, Judith Harting, Lois McNeil. Row II: Lorain Elmendorf, Jon Kind, Doris Hippen, Shirley Hodson, Shirley Hackbarth, Gary Crossland, Ann Moran. Raw III: Richie Helms, Sally Kannaka, Les Weinstine, loan Hicks, Billie Speer, Shirley Schultz, Nancy Overholser, Trudy Worth, Robert Morris. Row IV: Myrl West, John Robbins, Diane Swehla, Bob Lund, Bill Schwab, Bob Nesbitt, Bill Clithero, Neal Schrader, Robert Brotheridge, Joe Bonneville. Row V: Mr. Edelxnann, Pat Barlow. i 85 Twirlers Left to right: Lois McNeil, Reeda Bowers, Joan Hicks, Joan McNeil 86 G.A.A Seated: Miss Phillip and Kay Stewart. Standing: Judy Hoogeveen and Sally Kannaka. This year, as in past years, one of the most active organizations in school was the G. A. A. Archery, tennis, speedball, bowling, volleyball, basketball, swimming, stunts, tumbling, skating, aerial darts, and softball were the activities offered to the members. ln October the members made preparations for the Homecoming bon- fire, dance, and parade. A few of the other social activities on this busy schedule were: a Chili Supper, Mother- Daughter Tea, and the annual W. P. A. dance. The high- light of the year was the Mother-Daughter Banquet and formal initiation and installation of officers for next year. Miss Moore, head advisor for the group, was assisted by Miss Neal, Miss Phillip, and Mrs. Bryant. The ollicers for this year were: Kay Stewart, presidentg Mary Saunders, first vice-presidentg Linda Wagner, second vice- president, Sally Kannaka, secretary, and Judy Hooge- veen, treasurer. 87 Row I: Peggy Johnson, Barbara Bellows, Lois Foss, Joanne Zinanni, Martha Sherman, Sally Scott, Evelyn Moorehead, Janis Hunter, Pat Barlow, Yvonne Dietz, Phyllis Bielema, Phyllis Schmucker, Leanne Shippee. Row II: Carol Michel, Sue Kannaka, Lizanne Dillon, Shirley Lindsay, Donna Bennett, Lois Hacker, Barbara Conchola, Sue Kilhefner, Marilyn Blair, Elizabeth Richter, Dianna Roden, Kay Bellows, Dolores Feather. Row III: Elizabeth Evans, Janice Boyungs, Carol Wetzell, Sherral Musgrove Linda Wagner, Judy Hoogeveen, Kay Melchi, Mary Drane, Nancy Stoudt, Judy Reents, Barbara Sarnders, Carman Burr, Janet Moore. Row I: Vicki Wing, Joan Hall, Mary Louise Johnson, Beverly Wolber, Karen Pickrel, Cheryle Hunsberger, Peggy Brown, Mary Zimmerman, Beverly Banes, Marilyn Warren, Judith Harting, Pat Kinney, Judy Summers, Kay Oltmanns. Row Il: Linda Shultz, Vera Musgrave, Judy Wiemken, Judy Moore, Joan McNeil, Ellen Stewart, Janet Stern, Dianne Swehla, Joyce Crawford, Carol Sinroll, Kay Stanley, Patricea Villa, Shirley Erb, Myrna Rae Dornlersch, Janice Wade. Row III: Barbara Reed, Karen Elmendorf, Mary Lou Wenger, Margie Mee, Kay Woodyatt, Janet Buchanan, Judy Wyatt, Ann Hendricks, Jane Johnson, Linda Bradley, Smaida Grikmanis, Kay Davis, Nancy Hein, Lila Schaefer, Sharon Tyler, Nancy Wetzel. 88 a Row I: Betty Pitzer, Shirley Hackbarth, Pat Battles, Lorain Elmendorf, Janet Williams, Sheila Musgrove, Margo Dillon, Mimi Sheldon, Jean Dirks, Sylvia Scham, Gale Dillon, Carol Carter, Laurel Larson, Pat Bragg. Row II: Kathy Evans, Donna Smith, Cynthia Grennan, Billie Speer, Frances Royer, Pat Capp, Trudy Worth, Helen Stern, Mary Saunders, Doris Doty, Shirley McBride, Sally Kannaka. Row III: Grace Marie Bealer, Jan Ohnen, Dana Johnson, Myrle West, Gail Buchanan, Carol Swartley, Nancy Waters, Leona Kush, Phylis Holloway, Nancy Miller, Kay Stewart, Charlotte Yates. 89 Sport Managers Row I: Betty Pitzer, Kathy Evans, Elizabeth Evans, Janice Boyungs, Pat Barlow, Donna Smith. Row II: Pat Capp, Leona Kirk, Linda Wagner, Donna Bennett, Cynthia Grennan, Doris Doty, Shirley McBride. Row III: Carol Michel, Martha Sherman, Carol Wetzell, Sherral Musgrove, Kay Melchi, Helen Stern, Trudy Worth, Dana Johnson. The G. A. A. archery team composed of Janice Ohnen, Gale Dillon, Cynthia Grennan, and Dana Johnson placed third in the state postal archery tournament. Varsity Left to right: Mimi Sheldon, Ann Burkholder, Phyllis Holloway, and Sally Kannaka. Frosh-Soph Left to right: Gayle Menier, Sue Kannaka, Bob Brown, Sandra Bragg, and Shirley Skrogstad 92 Pep Club Left to right: Judy Hoogeveen, Nancy Kosier, Miss Neal, Gale Dillon, and Sylvia Scham. The Pep Club completed its second year at S. H. S. with a perfect record. The club is the "spirit" behind the student cheering section at all competitive activities. The members worked out many skits which were pre- sented at pep meetings and at a few games. The skits contained both humor and a moral-usually the idea '4Warriors scalp them" was used. The officers for the year were: Nancy Kosier, presi- dentg Gale Dillon, vice-presidentg Beruta Benkitis, treas- urer, Judy Hoogeveen, membership chairmang and Sylvia Scham, program chairman. The sponsors of the group were Miss Phillip and Miss Neal. 93 Q'S" Club - A .. - Row I: ,lim Clapper, John Caudillo, Don Kohl, Mickey McQuire, Keith Bos, Wilfred Hefter, Bob Vary, ,lim Barlow, Neal Schrader, Stan Bachman. Row II: Marvin Eikenberry, Joe Bonneville, Don Seeley, Charles Onx, Neal Bressler, John Cehlsen, Francis Breed, Gordon Kendell, Bill Woodyatt, Bob Moorehead, Charles Hoover, Floyd Johannsen. Row III: Don Brotheridge, Bob Coursey, Larry Sternberg, Glen Wicks, Dick Appenzeller, Bill Clithero, Gary Crossland, Don MacLennan, Lowell Tillman, Robert Carbaugh, Larry Langley, Dick Cox. The USv Club this year was divided into two parts: the major and minor. Some of the clubis activities were selling football and basketball season tickets, being spon- sors for the homecoming parade, bonfire, and dance, buying film for the purpose of taking movies of the Warrior football and basketball games, and having an initiation picnic for the new award winners. A few of the money-making projects were providing ushers for the football and basketball games, selling pencils, and print- ing the football programs, Lyle Zimmerman led the group as president followed by Ray Cebhardt, vice-president, ,lobn Carrillo, secre- tary, and John DeWind, treasurer. Mr. Hunsberger and Mr. Youngberg both did an excellent job sponsoring the major and minor clubs, respectively, this being their first year. 94 Row I: Ron Loring, Lyle Zimmerman, Don Kilberg, Bill Maxwell, Sam Mylin, Bob Dir, Cliff Dettman, Dick Card, Arthur Scott. Row Il: Jack Kosier, Larry Linton, Tom Weidel, Bob Cox, John Marshall, Jim Eshleman, Ronnie Sonneman, Dick Kohl, David Swelha, Ken Kosier. Row III: Mr. Hunsberger, Ronald Wolber, John Carrillo, John Loos, Leon Neese, Gene Robbins, Dixon Smith, Gerald Brown, Ray Gebhardt, Wendell Hanson. Row IV: Dick Eatinger, Ismael Celestino, Bruce Kunde, Owen Mills, Jerry Rothstein, Ron Newell, John De Wind, Neil Brown, Dick Johnson, Richard Helms, Don Small. Row 1:5 Herb Reed, John Wolf, Harold Hussung, Chuck Peugh, Jim Baird, Jim Gebhardt, Richard Nice. Row Il: Jim Austin, Alva Wise, Fred Sinroll, Tom Faudree, Jim Johnson, Merle Johnson, Pete Andrews, Donald Walker. Row III: Bob Haldeman, Neil Pontious, John Benson, Kenneth Handel, Jim Schueler, Bruce Benson, Bill Kempster, Jim Barlow, Les Weinstine. Row IV: Ronnie Pineda, Duane Peterson, Clark Galloway, Fred Parker, Dick Shuman, Al Hall, Larry Larson, John Henson, Dean Pitts, Bob Hartshorn. 95 m.,4 -Hu ix. nw 3 Q , ,H 1 97 99 Sports Football Basketball Cross Country Track Wrestling Tennis Golf Baseball 101 Varsity Football ln spite of pre-season predictions that the Warriors would have a losing season, they came through in a manner usually shown by Sterling teams. Instead of a losing season, the team turned the tables and came through with a very successful one. They won the inter- city title and finished second in the N. C. I. C. The Warriors placed several men on various honor teams throughout the state. Bernie Mitchell should be compli- mented on his team's success even though they were for the most part inexperienced. Sterling 40 Newman Sterling 27 Rock Falls Sterling 13 ..,... Dixon Sterling 35 .. DeKalb Sterling 33 Belvidere Sterling 7 .... Ottawa Sterling 7 ...... Hall Sterling 19 .... Wells Sterling 35 .. Geneseo ROW I: Alvin Fitzpatrick, Floyd Johannsen, Gordon Kendall, Charles Cox, Clark Calloway, John Marshall, Ray Seeley, Dean Peterson, Merle Johnson, Dick Cox. ROW II: Dick Eatinger, manager, Neil Pontious, Wilfred Hefter, Fred Parker, Alvin Wise, Cliff Dettman, Pete Andrews, Jim Barlow, Jim Austin, Jim Johnson, John Caudillo, Don Kilberg, Lyle Zimmerman, manager. ROW III: C. W. Sherman, coach, Tusi Taualii, Bob Dir, Jim Eshleman, Chuck Peugh, Harold Hussung, Tom Faudree, Roger Seidel, John DeWind, Ish Celestino, Owen Mills, Kendall Shuman, John Wolf, Bernie Mitchell, coach. ROW IV: Bob Cox, Ken Handel, Bruce Benson, Jim Gebhardt, Bruce Kunde, Bill Clithero, Neil Brown, Richard Nice, Ron Bignall, John Carrillo, Bill Woodyatt, Dick Kohl. 102 Bruce Kunde Don Kilherg Cliff Dettman Harold Hussung ,lim Eshleman Merle .lohnson Owen Mills John Marshall E L J im Austin Neil Brown ' QT Chuck Peugh Roger Seidel .lim Gebhardt Bob Cox John Caudillo Jim Eshleman Alva Wise Dick Nice Pete Andrews John Wolf Clark Calloway Owen Mills John Carrillo Ish Celestine Dick Cox li'F'753 si-1 Frosh-Soph , Row I: Larry Sterenberg, George Marshall, Gary Hunsberger, Tudo Mendoza, John Meuller, Joe Bonneville, Marvin Eikenberry, Dick Linboom, Don Walker. Row II: Carl Grams, Mgr., Mickey Mc Guire, Keith Bos, Bob Moorehead, Frank Wagner, John Gehlsen, Paul Hunter, Dan Kindle, Carl Huffman, Art Gray, John Dewey, Mgr. Row III: Coach Mac Murray, Jerry Herbon, Warren Patton, Tom Bryant, Don Seeley, Jim Zigler, Ken Bohm, Bob Long, Don Larson, Ed Schwab, John Behrendt, Coach Youngberg. Row IV: Tom Patton, Gerald Wise, Glen Wicks, Fred Kesler, Jim Appenzellar, John Higby, Gale Zigler, Bill Hintz. Freshmen dominated the Frosh-Soph team this year, as a large number of sophomores were on the varsity. Because of inexperience, they had just an average season, winning three, losing three, and tying two. The squad should be strong next year because of the large number of freshmen. They have excellent potential for the future varsity squads. 105 Pee Wee Football ' as ROW 1: Ed Fassler, Earl Stanley, Bill Tarner. ROW II: Ron Dettman, Don Ohda, Stan Bachman, Ron Pineda, Tom Lundquist, Dennis Huffman, Larry Wicks, Don Cox, Mike Flanagan. ROW III: Floyd Hunsberger, coach, John Lair, Chuck Bryant, John Sheldon, Jon King, Stan Miller, Dick Seldon, Gary Wheelock, David Portners, John Razo. ROW IV: Dave Steinbach, Chuck Hoover, Mason Fritz, David Woods, Jim Farver, David Lutyens, Bob Morris, Bob Billings. Kg X ab X , at 9 ,ggi Q g , QJ Coach Hunsberger's Pee Wee squad was as usual, small and inexperienced but showed promise this year. They played a total of five games, losing three, winning one and tieing one. They are expected to play many more games for the Blue and Cold. If these boys continue to grow and improve in their playing as much as they did this past fall, they will be fine material for the future varsity squads. 106 Varsity Basketball ROW I: Don Small, manager, Les Weinstine, John Carrillo, Herb Reed, Bruce Kunde, Leon Neese, Richard Nice, Ray Gebliardt. ROW II: Ish Celestino, John Gehlson, Jim Baird, Jim Eshleman, Sam Mylin, Wendell Hanson, Ron Newell, Gene Hall, coach. SEASON'S RECORD Alumni, 48, Sterling, 45 Sterling, 61, Freeport, 49 Sterling, 68, Newman, 64 Sterling, 44, Tilden Tech, 35 Dixon, 50, Sterling 48 DeKalb, 78, Sterling 77 Mendota, 67, Sterling 60 West Rockford, 66, Sterling, 62 Sterling, 74, Rock Falls, 61 Galesburg, 53, Sterling, 49 Dixon, 55, Sterling, 44 Lakeview, 62, Sterling, 53 Rochelle, 81, Sterling, 57 Clinton, 71, Sterling, 57 Princeton, 79, Sterling, 49 Sterling, 68, Geneseo, 59 Sterling, 76, Monroe, 70 Sterling, 49, Hall Twp., 47 East Rockford, 65, Sterling, 42 Ottawa, 71, Sterling, 50 STERLING HOLIDAY MEET Sterling, 64, LaSalle-Peru, 55 Dixon, 64, Sterling, 59 Sterling, 65, Rock Falls, 56 NEW-MOR-ROC-STER MEET Rock Falls, 62, Sterling, 59 Sterling, 69, Newman, 54 The S. H. S. Golden Warrior basketball team finished the season with 14 wins and 16 losses. They were small, but played very well against teams that were often taller. They won third place in the Sterling Holiday Tournament and in the New-Mor-Roc-Ster Tournament. They finished the season strongly, winning the Dixon Regional by beat- ing Franklin Grove, Rock Falls, and Dixon. They lost out to a smooth-playing Moline outfit in the finals of the sectional held here at Sterling. The team was young and inexperienced having only three returning lettermen. Towards the end of the season a very marked improve- ment was shown DIXON REGIONAL TOURNAMENT Sterling, 80 Sterling, 78 Sterling, 82 fOvertimel STERLING Sterling, 70, , Franklin Grove, 42 3 Rock Falls, 67 , Dixon, 75 SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT Kewanee, 58 Moline, 73, Sterling, 53 107 W., sw i Fresh-Soph Basketball ROW I: Curt Brandau, coach, Dick Linbloom, Keith Bos, Mickey McGuire, Don Larson, Larry Sternberg, Earl Wolf, manager. ROW II: Don Seeley, ,lim Cebhardt, Chuck Peugh, Jim Appenzeller, Fred Kesler, Jerry Gutensohn, Wayne Rubright. Freeport, 44g Sterling, 40 Sterling, 41, Newman, 33 Sterling, 43, Dixon, 40 Sterling, 46 DeKalb, 39 Sterling, 61, Mendota, 34 West Rockford, 543 Sterling, s Sterling, 64' Rock Falls, 29 Sterling, 65, Calesburg, 46 Sterling, 525 Dixon, 41 Sterling, 523 Rochelle, 45 Sterling, 47, Clinton, 36 Sterling, 63, Princeton, 41 Sterling, 64' Ceneseo, 35 v 50 Sterling, 44g Monroe, 30 Sterling, 64, Hall Twp. 38 East Rockford, 52, Sterling, 42 Sterling, 69, Ottowa, 54 Rock Falls Frosh-Soph Tourney ROCK FALLS FROSH-SOPI-l TOURNEY Sterling, 555 Geneseo, 30 Sterling, 56, Mendota, 43 Sterling, 573 Rock Falls, 44 The Frosh-Soph basketball squad had a very success- ful season. They won 17 games While dropping only three. They won the N. C. 1. C. title in the Frosh-Soph division with a perfect record in conference play. They also won the Rock Falls Frosh-Soph Tourney. They should prove to be excellent material for the future varsity teams. 110 Junior Varsity Sz Freshman Basketball ROW I: Bill Kempster, manager, John Marshall, Carl Huffman, Chuck Cox, Dixon Smith, Clark Galloway, Fred Parker. ROW II: Floyd Hunsherger, coach, Bob Carhaugh, Dick Eatinger, Jerry Moore, Neal Bressler, Jim Scheuler, Ken Handel, Jim Johnson. ROW I: Gary Wheelock, Wesley King, Bud Gray, Jon King, Dennis Bohm, Alvin Dixon, John Landherr, Dean Clark, Larry Penley, manager. ROW II: Arlyn Youngberg, coach, Don Cox, Richard Guenero, Tom Lundquist, George Marshall, John Higby, Bill Hutton, Gerald Wise, Bob Long, Frank Wagner, John Sheldon. 111 Cross Countr Row I : Rudy Barajas, Wayne Harrison, Dave Swehla, Jim Baird, Herb Reed, Bob Haldeman, Ron Loring. Row II: Coach E. E. Small, Don Small, Mgr., Lester Weinstine, Ron Wolber, Al Hall, Larry Larson, Jim Stanley, .lack Kosier, Jim Clapper, Mgr. The Warrior cross country squad did not live up to the expectations of Coach E. E. Small, even though they did show excellent running in a few of their meets. The top meet was the Mendota Quadrangular where the team won with the best showing of the season. Another high- light was the Morrison Invitational where the team finish- ed fourth out of twelve teams. None of the runners were exceptional, but they all showed determination and the willingness to win. Each of the first five finished first at least once. 112 Frosh-Soph Cross Countr Varsity Sterling-Dixon Dual Sterling 2nd E. and W. Rockford, Rock Falls, and Sterling Quadrangular Sterling 4th Morrison, Fulton, and Sterling Triangular Sterling lst Dixon, Fulton, and Sterling Triangular Tie for lst-Sterling-Dixon Morrison Invitational Sterling 4th Princeton, Mendota, and Sterling Triangular Sterling lst Sterling Invitational Sterling 6th North Central Conference Meet Sterling 5th Rock Falls-Sterling Dual Sterling lst District Meet at Morrison Sterling Sth ROW 1: Dean Clark, Ken Sipple, Gary Gutensahn, Lowekk Tillman, Roger Polzein, Bill Allan. ROW II: Manuel Gonzalez, Leonard Link, Jerry Turner, Michael Knajsp. 113 Varsity Track ROW I: Dick Wilson, Jim Appenzellar, Jim Austin, Chuck Peugh, Jim Gebhardt, Wendall Hanson, Don Walker, Bruce Kunde, Lyle Zimmerman. ROW II: John Minier, Ronnie Michel, Larry McCoy, Terry Powell, Phil Beach, Larry Letcher, Don Puterbaugh, John Dillon, Lowell Hunsberger, David Ahrens. ROW III: Ted Schied, Coach, Sam Mylin, Dick Schuman, Harold Hussung, Ronnie Newell, John Wolf, Dick Johnson, Dick Cox, Ronnie Loring, E. E. Small, Coach. ROW IV: Dick Carbaugh, Bob Wittnauer, Clark Galloway, Herb Reed, Jim Baird, Neil Pontious, Dick Kohl. The Warrior track team lost only one dual meet during the track season. They won the Twin-City Tri- angular, finished second in the DeKalb Relays, third in the N. C. l. C. meet and second in the District Meet at Rock Island. John Dillon and Sam Mylin qualified for the State Meet in the hurdles and the high jump, respectively. 25 A Al 114- Frosh-Soph Track Varsity Sterling 773 Oregon 483 Rochelle 25. Sterling 81 1!6g Freeport 31 5!6. Sterling 83 U33 Kewanee 41, DeKalb 25 2!3. DEKALB RELAYS Sterling 2nd. 42 lf2. TWIN CITY TRIANGULAR Sterling 90 1f2g Rock Falls 86, Newman 20 1X2 DISTRICT-Rock Island. Sterling 8th. 7 5f6. Sterling 74 1!2g Dixon 43 112. GENESEO NIGHT RELAYS Sterling 66. Rock Island 965 Sterling 94. N. C. I. C. MEET AT STERLING Ottawa 48 1!3g Princton 44 U23 Sterling 26. STERLING RELAYS Rock Island 84, Sterling 66g Dixon 46. ROW I: Dick Eatinger, manager, Bob Wittnauer, Wendell Hanson, Clark Galloway, Jim Austin, Harold Hussung, Jim Gebhardt, Jim Baird, John Gehlsen, Butch Walker, Floyd Johannsen, Don Small, manager. ROW II: Gene Hall, coach, Floyd Hunsberger, coach, David Wales, John Caudillo, Gordon Kendell, Don Seeley, Bruce Kunde, Keith Bos, Mickey McGuire, John Marshall, Allan Scham, Charles Cox, Jim Zeigler, Larry Sterenberg, James Stanley, C. W. Sherman, coach. ROW III: Bob Cox, Ray Seeley, Pete Andrews, Dan Dummett, Ken Handel, Francis Breed, Roger Seidle, Jim Appenzeller, Chuck Peugh, Neil Pontious, Bob Carbaugh, Richard Nice, Wayne Harrison. 115 Wrestling Quadrangular at Moline, third place Davenport Invitational, fourth place Sterling, 78, Rock Falls, 4-6g Ottawa, 36 Clinton, 71, Sterling, 54g Peoria Woodr Rock Island, 30, Sterling, 12 Sterling, 33, Dixon, 11 Moline, 293 Sterling, 17 Clinton, 26, Sterling, 18 Sterling, 25g Geneseo, 21 Sterling, 39, Dixon 12 Moline, 313 Sterling, 18 Sterling, 26g Peoria Woodruff, 20 N. C. 1. C., first place District Meet, third place State Meet, fifth place uff, 25 The Wrestling team made an excellent showing this year. They placed third in the Moline Quadrangular and fourth in the Davenport lnvitational. The team won the N. C. l. C. for the third straight year. For the first time in the history of wrestling at S. H. S., we had a state champion. He was Cliff Dettman who won the 127 pound class. Con Kilberg and Ronnie Pineda placed second in their respective weights, and Bill Maxwell captured a third place. Due to the efforts of these boys Sterling placed fourth in the state. The Sterling MB" team also made an excellent show- ing in Winning 5 out of 7 meets. STATE TEAM: Ronnie Pineda, Dick Card, Cliff Dettman, Don Kilberg, and Bill Maxwell. 116 ROW I: Dennis Huffman, Stan Bachman, Ronnie Pineda, Art Hippen, Tom Brandt, Mike Flaningam, Jack Snow. ROW II: Orville Carr, Bob Jones, Gary Wisenberger, Gary Hunsberger,, Ed Fassler, Jack Whaley, Bill Gartner, Floyd Johannsen. ROW III: Art Scott, Eugene Grim, Larry Langley, Mason Fritz, Orville Carr, Dick Johnson, Charles Hoover, ,lack Kosier, Jerry Moore. ROW IV: Bob Moorehead, Ronnie Sonneman, Ralph Machael, Jim Zigler, Roger Seidel, Lowell Tillman, Rick Allen, Bob Vary, Cordon Kendell. QU? or KX fi lk .fy - olf ROW I: Larry Langley, Bob Brown, Wally Stevens, Alvin Hunsberger, John Dewey. ROW II: Pete Hoogeveen, coach Richard Helms, Allan Hall, Jerry Rothstein, John DeWind, Chuck Mitchell, Dixon Smith. Tennis ROW I: Ben Costillo, Stan Bachman, Larry Linton, Jim Stewart, Don Coursey. ROW II: Curt Brandau, coach, Bob Brutheridge, Jim Clapper, Earl Wolf, Gail Deets, Jerry Turner, Ed Schwab, Jerry Gutensohn, Wolfgang Edelmann, ass't. coach. ROW III: Bob Wadsworth, Rubin Chapman, Ken Kosier, Jim Smith, Jim Schueler, Les Weinstine, John Benson, Joe Bonneville. 118 Baseball Pitching Records-1953 lnnings H. B. Hp. S.O. B.B. W. L. Pete Dillon .................... record 57 46 27 ,4 65 17 2 Carl Huffman ......... record 49 29 20 1 77 14 2 Don Puterbaugh ......... record 15 9 7 0 22 9 0 Ronnie Minton ................................ 2-0 record 12 9 10 1 14 3 0 BATTING AVERAGES J. Johnson ............................................... .... . 278 1. Barlow ..... 304 J. Loos .............. .... . 278 D. Sisson ........ 279 A. Anderson ........ .... . 278 B. Eatinger .... 200 D. Puterbaugh ....... .... . 227 B. Minton' ...... 273 1. Carrillo ........ .... . 472 J. Gehlson ..... 318 J. Wolf ......... .... . 320 D. Linboom ........ 217 B. Benson ........ .... . 278 D. Weidel ..... 285 B. Nice ......... .... . 239 R. Pineda ...... 166 B. Ohnen .... .300 R. Seeley ....... . 000 P. Dillon ....... .... . 231 B. Surratt ...... 368 C. Hullman .... .150 M. McGuire 000 Sterling 14, Fulton, 0 Sterling 6 Newman, 3 Sterling 105 Rock Falls, 0 Sterling 4 Marquette, 8 Sterling 19g Marquette of Ottawa, 3 Sterling 4 Ottawa, 1 Sterling lg Ottawa, 8 Sterling 9 Hall, 1 Sterling 05 Hall, 7 Sterling 8 DeKalb, 5 Sterling 55 DeKalb, 6 Sterling 2 Bock Falls, 0 Sterling 12, Fulton, 3 Sterling 16 Newman, 3 Sterling 6, Bock Falls, 3 Sterling 7 'X-f,'5'.'-ff" ffl Fulton, 3 if 5 - , V 'e The golf team had a rather poor season even though they did show fair golf at times. They finished Hfth in the N. C.I.C. meet. Chuck Mitchell was the outstanding member of the team. 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King Cycle Store Klines Department Store Kleinschmidt Cleaners Charles O. Larson Co. Long,s Poultry Patrons 128 Lon's Sinclair Service Mariels Shop Dr. C. J. Meuller Lundstrom Greenhouse Midwest Food Service Dr. Arthur Mulnix McGlaughlin's Ready To Wear ' Newton and Heckert Northwestern Steel and Wire Co. Obermiller's Parrish Alford Fence and Machine Co Perin0's Grocery Mr. G. H. Preston Louis Raphael Surplus Store Dr. Readel Dr. Gordon Reynolds Dr. Rock Rock Falls Dairy Rock River Sports Store Dr. Rubright Scotts Store Sears Roebuck and Co. Service Shoe Store Schuneman Agency Sheldon, Brown and Haglund SieX's Barber Shop W. J. Sowles Dry Goods Co. Sterling Bootery Sterling Cleaners Sterling Fashion Shop Sterling Federal Savings and Loan Sterling Floral Shop Sterling Home Improvement Co. Sterling and State Theatres Stutzke and Son Dr. T. Sullivan Sullivanls Clothing Sullivanls Superion Cleaners Swartley's Greenhouse Swehla Oil Co. Twin City Produce Co. Dr. F. C. Wagner Walter's Dept. 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