Torrance High School - Torch Yearbook (Torrance, CA)
- Class of 1959
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The TORCH STAFF presents
THE T959 TORCH, VOL. XXXIII,
TORRANCE HIGH SCHOOL,
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Just as every wind that circles the earth helps to bring a
precious cycle of water, every year of our schooling helps
to shape our tomorrows. As the sun sets and leaves the
world on its own, our interests turn from the short course
of classroom life toward the long highway that marks our
promising future. Yet somewhere in the time to come there
will be a path, the "key" leading back to the happy years
we have spent in school.
We trust that road will be the 1.959 Torch.
We the Annual Staff of Tor-
rance High School dedicate the
l959 Torch to American Educa-
tion and to the thousands of
teachers and administrators that
make up its structure,
"lt is the right of every Amer-
ican from childhood on, to have
access to knowledge, in our form
of society, this right ot the in-
dividual takes on a special
meaning, for the education of all
our citizens is imperative to the
maintenance and invigoration of
Message to Congress,
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DR. CARL AHEE Mrs. Mary Demonet
Principal of Torrance High School. Secretary to Principal.
Mr. Lifton was acting-princi-
pal for The first semester of the .
school year, giving Mr. Ahee i
much welcomed time to continue A V
toward the completion of his L
doctorate degree at the Univer- y
sity of Southern California. Mr. .
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student body sincerely appre-
ciated his warm manner of di- lf?
rection. Mr. Ahee returned in rig
the second semester and led the lr .5
Tartars to a successful finish of gfj
a wonderful school year. Eg
Secretary to Assistant Principal MR. LEONARD LIFTON vc
Pupil Personnel, Acting Principal, first semester. K
Assistant Principal of Pupil Personnel,
"Metal shines with use. nl!
key is always brightf'
Symbolically it can be ml
that your diploma is a key-
key that will unlock the :doors l
higher learning, vocational of
portunity and civic responsibl
ity. Use this key with pridt l
your accomplishment and di:
tinction to your school and it wl
always remain bright and ul
Y MR. MARCUS T. CALDWELL Mrs. Pat Miles fqrnishecl,
Assistant Principal in charge of Secretary to Assistant Principal
Mrs. Evelyn Sexton
MRS. CATHERINE LEPS, Girls' Advisor.
Helps program and schedule all pupils and classes,
arrange the testing programs and scholarships.
Mrs. Betty Dawson
MR, HAROLD WIDNEY, Curriculum Co-ordinator. Counseling Office
Provides resource service for teachers, appraises and orders
textbooks and equipment, aids in improving the instructional
program and attends curriculum conferences.
MR. WILLARD MORGAN
Acting Assistant Principal of Pupil Personnel, first se-
mester. Boys' Advisor, second semester. Helps program
and schedule all pupils and classes, arrange the testing
program and scholarships,
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MR. GERALD RONAN
Acting Boys' Advisor
W' - Mrs. Wilma Williams Mrs. Edna Gooclrow
Coordinators Office Attendance Office
MR. JOHN SWAFFORD, Attendance Supervisor.
In charge of pupil personnel accounting.
Cathryn Chisholm Richard Bannehr Walter Douthwright Arlo Sullivgn
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Roger Curran Charles Arnold Robert McSpadden
The Freshman problems classes study Language Arts and Social Studies
in the first semester. In the second semester the study of World
Geography is emphasized.
The first semester of the senior course, Contemporary Prob-
lems, deals with governmental functions, with special emphasis
Anne Groves Alice Hammond given to California government. The second semester is based
on a general approach to the field of Psychology and empha-
sizes personal and social adiustment.
Vincent, DiF' rei W! William Goodhue Ronald Rudolph Howard Towle
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World Heritage is the double period requirement for the Sophomore Class.
Through literature, the student is helped to understand people of other coun-
tries. Through Social Studies he is helped to see our present-day world in its
proper perspective in relation to the past. K
The Mathematics Department this year offered General Mathe-
matics, practical Mathematics, Algebra I, plane Geometry,
Algebra ll, Trigonometry, and Solid Geometry.
Geoffry lnlcin John Knapp
American Heritage, a Junior class requirement, consists of Language Arts and Social Studies.. The
Language Arts stresses the importance of developing good reading habits, and Social Studies surveys
the major trends and ideas which have contributed significantly to the heritage which we possess as
present and future citizens in an American Democracy.
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Gaffh Belknap DOf1CllGl Orr Barbara Penner Fannie Garshfield
The Language Department offers o diversified selection of courses for all students,
Spanish, French and Latin may be token for 3 years each, while German is
offered for 2 years.
The boys' physical education program is designed to give each boy a well rounded program of activities in order to develop poise, coordi
nation, strength and endurance. A course in first aid is included.
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William Hoag Willard Boerger Howard Brubaker Irwin Kasten
Richard Turner Richard Munroe
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The Art program consists mainly of Drawing and Crafts. Drawing I
and II are offered with the possibility of Art Ill with special
permission. Crafts I is offered with special students enrolled in
Crafts II. Original ideas, imagination, and keen observation form
a good background for any art course.
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The Industrial Arts department offers a General Industrial Arts
course. Approximately twelve weeks are spent in each of the fol-
lowing shops: Wood Shop, Machine Shop, and Drafting. ln addi-
tion, three years of study may be obtained in the fields of Draft-
ing, Metal Shop, Machine Shop and Wood Shop.
Thomas Bray Richard Bullington
Jo Kaye Meek R salee .Wrig t
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The Activities Office is the hub of all student functions. Rings and
Sweaters are ordered, tickets are sold, programs are stapled to-
gether, meetings are held, as well as countless other activities.
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A basic Homemaking I course is offered and includes Foods and
Clothing. Foods II and ill as well as Clothing ll and lll can be
taken after the basic course, A semester course in Boys' Foods is
one of the most popular on the campus. A Brides' Course is avail-
able to familiarize future homemakers with the problems of home
Gordon Johnston Phyllis Henderson
Delmar Smith Bruce Broadwell Reba Grosch Margaret Hennessy
The school nurse is available and handles all cases of cuts,
bruises, and minor illnesses.
P' iriieilniueee Edoeeei
Business Education is a field that develops attitudes, skills,
and understandings used in conducting business. It trains the
individual for employment in business occupations and in
conducting personal business affairs.
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Girls' Physical Education endeavors to develop fair play,
team work, cooperation, sportsmanship, and knowledge
of and skills in both team and individual sports.
Jacqueline Marshall Ellen Granohan
1 Ruth Pearson Emma Jordon
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thousands of subiects are available as well as warm and
complete assistance by the library staff.
-0 Fine its consists of many types of activities among these
there are Drama, Speech, and TNT, the Torrance High School
paper. The band is one of the most important activities in
There were many different courses of-
fered in the Science Department at Tor-
Alfred Smith Robert McKnight Clyde Christensen ,ance High This year. Among ,hese were
General Science, Modern Science, Biology
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MRS. OLETA POWERS
Second Semester Manager
Lett to right: Helen Mullens, Mary Specht, Glenice Carter, Mollie Hoke, Mary Puncher,
Monett Dill, Irene Fletcher, Mrs. Oleta Powers.
MRS. MARSHALL TAPPIN
First Semester Manager
CLARENCE DITTO Front Row: Don Christenson, George Payne, Ray Rice, Mrs. Evelyn Roy, Howard Stevens
Senior Head Custodian Clarence Ditto. Back Row: George Reinert, Edmund Curtis, Paul Pinson, Joe Vigil.
Front Row: Deiter Sieler, Judy Ahrendt,
Mary Margaret Blount. Second Row:
Loretta Robison, Gerry Day, Diana Cook.
Third Row. John Bentwood, Judi Sher-
wood, Ken Pevic. Fourth Row: Carol
Johnson, Stewart Gonta, Betty Baker.
Back Row: Victor Masaki, Stan Gonta,
AFS Exchange Student
The student council is
composed of 17 members
chosen to guide the destinies
ot the Torrance High stu-
dents. Eleven are elected by
the student body. Class Pres-
idents are members of the
council as well as the Girls'
and Boys' League Presidents.
Although there are many
routine duties, the Student
Council has power to legis-
late for the welfare of the
Front Row: Mardell Clayton, JoAnne Isbell, Pat
Travis. Second Row: Deiter Sieler, Donna Thistle,
Diane Hunter. Third Row: Carol Johnson, Judi Sher-
wood, Peggy Neely. Fourth Row: Sharon Clark, John
Bentwood, Betty Baker, Ken Pevic. Back Row: Man-
Second Semester Judge
First Semester Judge
This court consists of one boy
and one girl, elected from each
class, who serve as the iury.
There are also two boiliffs, who
ore appointed by the court. The
iudge presides over all the meet-
Second Semester Court, Front Row: Leda Davis fFreshmanlg Sally Masonl Seniorl, Flora Watson
Uuniorl. Back Row: Ray Bynum lFreshmanJ, Tom Coleman Uuniorl, John Kohl lSophomorel,
not pictured, Diana Gamboa.
First Semester Court, Front Row: Roxanne
Barnard lFreshmanb G r a c e Connett
lSophomorel. Bock Row: Pat Walker
ISophomorel, Richard Tognotti iFresh-
manl, not pictured, Geri Broce lSeniorl.
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First Sem. President mon 'CC' ,,,
Class representatives, S e n i o r, Sharon
McCabe, Junior, Vi Lucero, Sophomore,
JoAnn Carr, Freshman, Leda Davis,
The Girls' League Council consists
of ten members, Tartar Lady Queen,
historian, treasurer, secretary, vice-
president, president and one repre-
sentative from each class.
This council's aim is to promote
activities for all the girls to form a
closer union within their organiza-
Second Sem. Pres.
A Historian Reporter
Tartar Lady Queen
Class representatives, Senior, Linda Ambrose lnot
picturedl, Junior, Kathy Taylor, Sophomore, Cherrie
II Lacey, Freshman, Marcell Cook.
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K ' ' , Secretary
Tartar Knight Captain
Second Semester Representatives: Front
Row, Kenneth Helpland Uuniorlg Tony
Mavar lSophomorelg Richard Woodward
IFreshmanl. Back Row: Walter Janofi
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Tartar Knight Captain
First Semester Representatives: Richard Woodward
lFreshmanl, Jack Singer Uuniorlg Tony Mavar
The Boys' League consists of
a representative from each class,
o sergeant-at-arms, the Tartar
Knight Captain, treasurer, secre-
tary, vice-president and presi-
dent. This group organizes sales
and activities for the Boys'
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Senior? C e
During the summer, the school district co-
operated with the Senior Council in adding a
beautiful extension to the Senior Patio. The Senior
jackets and sweaters also added a new look
to the campus. The financial status was im-
proved through the sponsoring of a candied
apple sale, Homecoming Dance, and the out-
standing Senior Play. The dues and class cards
also gave support.
A Planning Committee worked with the PTA
in setting up accommodations for the All Night
Party, Money was appropriated for the party
and a Senior Gift.
First Semester President
The Council selected three announcements
and presented them to the class for their final
decision. Preparation for the Senior activities
and commencement is the job confronted by the
second semester council. These include Bacca-
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DoNNis WAINWRIGHT PEGGY NEELY
Second Semester President
laureate, the Senior Tea, Play Day, and All Night
Party. They must choose and order the caps
Represents our spirit as a
A winning smile and
a friend to everyone.
CRUZITA ALDERETE BARBARA ANDERSON
The cute little Senior One of those girls
with the never-
l whom everyone
A great grad with a wonderful
A pleasant smile,
What a quiet arresting
all the while. LINDA AMBROSE personality that
She says little but Spells SUCCESS'
She is wise, she is witty,
she's in love, what a pity.
She has caused many a manly
heart to slip a beat.
Never with a problem
that can't be solved.
JOHN BENTWOOD TONY BERTOLET PAULA BISCHOFF
one Of H1056 QUYS whom The boy with the You can't know all she's worth,
eVe"Yb0dY lll4e5- golden personality. for she's to shy to show it.
MARY MARGARET BLOUNT
An excellent student
who shows great
spirit at the football
His laughter never leaves.
Always on the go taking
MILTON BOWDEN someones photo.
In ability and popularity
there are few equal.
JUDY BOWLDS JESSE BRIDGES GERILEE BROCE WILLIAM BROCKMEIER
Her gentle nature has made A nice guy to be around. She will make someone Quiet, unassuming, and easy
her an outstanding person. a most efficient secretary. to get along with.
FRANK BRUNEI- CARQL BRUVOLD STUART BUCKALEW
Egfl drink and be merry for Her beauty is like delicate lace, An outstanding athlete at
tomorrow we have a test. and whose knowledge Torrance High.
is up to pace.
One who sticks to
what he believes.
A person with
Mr. John Knapp, mathematics teacher, explains the mechanism of
a scale to seniors John Guyan, Diane Hinshaw, Frank Brunel, and
CAROLYN CAMPBELL TONY CARRILLO ROBERT CATO BRUCE CHASE
Has done much for her school Quiet, gentlemanly, Always carrying a hidden lf silence is golden,
with her loyal leadership. and talented. camera to class. here's a rich man.
BOB CHURCH TONY CICERO A h?lEAElioT of
Every inch a gentleman The little guy with a big heart. Gmbiion and will always
and o good sport.
Just as sweet as
she looks, and
Big, quiet, easy-going
and plenty of artistic
reach her goals.
BETTY CORSENTINO FRANK CORSENTINO
Very nice and sweet things Can tear up a crowd
come in small packages. with one remark.
A song, a dance,
a winning way.
MARYLEE COWAN DYANN DAVEY
Sweet 70 know Und PlenTY Posture perfect, smile and all.
The world belongs to the
ihown here ore the coral senior sweater and beige senior
:cket of the class of '59, Beside the emblem are the
enior rings and diploma.
CAROL DENTON RAY DESCHENE
Tl'10UQh Sllll U5 q'-'le' 05 C' Quite witty in his own field.
mouse, she's escaped all traps.
A real cut-upg likes to work
on his sharp car.
A real good natured guy to know.
A friend to all who need a ride.
Mr. Crotty is going to take a picture of Mary Drazkowski, senior, in her cap and gown,
after he completes posing her.
Beats there a heart so true.
TOM DORMAN GEORGE DOWNING
Success will follow Georgie, porgie, puddin' and
him all through life. kissed the girls and made
Dark eyes, dark hair,
what a beautiful
With her sincerity comes success.
Her personality glows with
every smile that flows.
A tall dark girl who pursues
in a quiet way.
Studious and looking forward
to a successful future.
Out in the field with a
All for one one for all
he s the star with the
A simmering smile
that never fades.
The heights of diplomacy.
JIMMY FLUHRER I e
A great guy to have in class.
STEVE GILBERT SHARON GILES
Good fhings Come in gmqll Her friendship is treasured
packages, by all who know her.
KATHY FRASSER LINDA GAMBLE
Her friendship will never NEVSI' fmls 'F' Whaf She
be forgotten, sets forth to acomplish.
Shy, but oh so sweet.
IPorkiel is a general favorite
but a little shy of girls.
JUDY GOFF LA DONNA GOLDSMITH
A friend well worth having. She's the friendliest
of the friendly.
Beauty cmd wisdom
A little man with a big car.
JAMES GRICOL DON GRAY
Quiet, friendly and Boundless patience makes
the outdoor type. for popularity.
Known by everyone and anyone.
JOHN GUYAN RONNIE HALE ALICE HANNEMANN
The boy with the Well known for her ever A girl who knows her swords.
removeable smile. present bubbling personality.
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DENNIS HANSEN BILL HARPER WAYNE HART
Work fascinates him, he could Scholarship and service TGII, blonde, .Gnd enl0Y5
sit and watch it for hours, GTG his mollo- Wlesllmg'
MARY HARVEI. .
Changed from Miss to Mrs.
In ability and popularity,
there are few equal.
Diana Cook is leading the cheers during the Wilson
Basketball game. On The left are Gail Wilson, Carol
Moore, and Pat Travis, the flag twirlers, helping to keep
up the high spirits.
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BARBARA HIEBERT SUSAN HIGDON DAVE HILL SAM HIROSE
A natural blonde with a smile She wears her knowledge Mr. Popularity. The guy that is always
that can't be beat. like a crown.
on the go.
A real regular guy that's a
real character to know
A good tennis player and
an excellent swimmer.
GA RY JENSEN
BARBARA HUBOCAN DIANE HUNTER
A girl who understands money. A l'1GPPY-90-lUCkY 90'
who's bound to succeed.
Always seen working on his car. A guy with a personality - -
that can't be beat.
NONI JOHNSON JIM JOHNSON
A girl with a smile and a head Tall, dark, and handsome
on her shoulders who will and well worth knowing.
Quiet nature with a seething
river of cleverness
CLIFFORD JONES DAVID JONES
U . PHILLIP JUVET
Looking forward to an Impressive end on our -I-all and U whiz
exciting life. great football team. withla basketball
Had so many bright ideas,
his hair turned red.
LA RUE KAZEBEER
Cosmetology is her fame.
Shown here is a group of seniors enioying the privilege
of the senior patio. The mosaic fountain is the main I
feature of the patio that is surrounded by grass and '
exotic native palm trees.
DAREL KELLEY LONNIE KENDALL
Ohl What a grand band leader. Girls donlf Think WS fGlf
for him to have such hair,
A girl with lots of ambition
for her chosen field. J
Carol Bruvold, Diane Hunter, Donnis Wainwright, and Rita Winfield are showing Lynne
Hyde and Johnny Underwood the workings of the annual.
KATHY KOHL SANDY LA GUARDIA
Outstanding girl with A spirit of warm friendliness
lovely blond hair. that endures forever.
Life is what you make it.
A real gentleman who
is a great guy.
Sincere and always a true friend.
A swell guy who is sharp
and neat dresser.
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Small but powerful pack
Quietness is her nature.
Her maidenly blush
never fails to charm.
Well liked guy who has a
deep and charming voice
WILLIAM MCDONALD I I
Guy made of strong stuff.
Real smart, and will be a big
success in life
Has a great interest in
girls and cars.
"Needle-whiz" who will make
a good homemaker.
She's quiet until you get to
know heri then Wowl
WlLLlAM MCLEAN DENNIS MCMASTER
Warm heart and personality Proved his athletic ability
has made him a friend of all. on the football field.
He offers a lot of blushes.
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MANFORD MAINER NORMAN MALOY VICTOR MASAKI
A doll gf gn all an-,Und qfhlefe, A great drummer with Ambition to be a success
a great heart.
in whatever he does.
Nice ond friendly and full of fun.
A short howdy hootie cutie.
He is known for extreme maturity.
The dream girl of Torrance High.
JOYCE MINET CAROLE MOORE PAT MORGAN
Most gentle and understanding One who guides her group 5l1e'S ir1eXl't0USTible and
person, and organizes activities. never runs down.
Short and always loyal
to her friends.
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A greater pianist yet to be
found at Torrance High.
Poised and well mannered
Queen of Tartcir Ladies.
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Well reserved girl who's
well respected by all.
Well liked by those who know him
arol Moore, Gail Wilson and Dyann Davey, THS Seniors,
Her artistic ability spells
success in everything she creates.
fork on decorations for GAA awards banquet.
RUSSEL O'HARE CARLA OSTERLIND LYNN OWEN FRANK PARKER
Con Glways be seen with C, In her mind the wisest books. A real regular guy who is One who sticks to
smile for everyone, well-liked by, everyone. what he believes.
Fine studenl whose knowledge
Immediate hit with everyone.
Quiet and nice to know.
Always ready with a lending hand.
CHARLOTTE PERCY RICHARD PEREZ
Cute and perky, Noted for his manner and
that's "Miss Percy". curly hair.
The sweetheart of the
LINDA PORTERFIELD GARY PORTREY
A respectable girl with A nicer fellow is yet
good common sense. to be found.
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Hard working and intelligent
with a great future ahead
Her quietness and friendliness
lead the way to success.
"Let's Keep Our Campus Clean' posters were placed
around the school in a campaign to improve the appear-
ance of Torrance High School. The thought and purpose
of this campaign were initiated by Mr. Axworthy. Pic-
tured here are Mr. Axworthy and Judy Strayhan adding
another poster to our campus.
A graceful carriage, and
Will always achieve any task
that he undertakes.
He's a great asset to our "B
REDDINGTON, MARGARET REED' JUDITH
A likeable person who is al- Her charming personality will
ways willing to lend a help- REDHEAD, MICHELE win he, high praise from
ing hand. ' '
A witty gal is a treasure.
Mike Mullen, Ken Pevic, Carol Shinoda, Geri Broce, Linda Ambroce, Sally Mason, Carol Moore,
Born with success it seems
and Pat Van Voltenburg are on stage listening to Gerald Sherburne during an ASB nomination
KEN ROBERTSON LORETTA ROBISON
Tall and handsome and a Pretty to walk with,
voice that can't be matched. witty to talk with.
The guy with a million
Has become a likeable guy
at Torrance High School:
A gal who is cheerful and
high in spirits
A personality that can't
be doubled or perfected.
Determined to find
the best in life.
Well known for her
ever glowing smile.
One who wears her stripes well.
A generous friendship
to one and all
e exchange student that
will never be forgotten.
A new comer and well liked
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A Qfelll Qfll to know Insists on playing it casual
and have around. all ,he time-
GERALD SHERBURNE CAROL SHINODA
A witty and humorous personality. A winning personality
to match her smile.
He is a friend well
He is a real good
Tall, dark, and an lpana smile.
JUDY SIRNEY PAUL SLYH
Deep understanding under A great mechanic under
a happy-go-lucky covering. a certain MG
Generous with her time
A guy who is a sharp
Will take over his clad's
business and wipe out
BOB SPRINGER MARTI STAATS JANET STEINHAUS INGRID STENGER
C0-,meous and genfle in lf love is madness, I'm insane. Her heart has gone A darling Dutch girl
everything he does. and we know where. with q cute accent.
SHARON STEPHENSON JUDY STRAYHAN
Found happiness before Delicate of fqceg
Qmduollon- elegant of manner.
Well known for his good
nature and sense of humor
Radiant laughing eyes
and a dimpled smile.
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:ying candied apples from the Sophomore Class officers.
JOHN STURTZ JOANNE SUEDMEYER CAROL SURBER
A futuristic car designer She is a red-headed Eyes of brown and
some day. sports enthusiast. heart of gold.
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Deep understanding and
full of knowledge.
As nice a girl as we
will ever know.
The mirror of all courtesy.
National skate champion we
are proud to have in our school. GARY TIERNAN
An excellent sportswoman
and more a good sport.
MARSHIA TAPPIN BETTY THOMPSON
Personality to Marshia is Makes friends quickly and
like fragrance is to a rose. keeps them forever.
Has a great gift for music and
will be a big success in life.
ANN TUCKER JERENE TUSSEY
She wants to serve a She's all sentiment and
in life. tender heart.
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an attempt to determine which one would be selected
the senior gift to the school. Mr. Macaray shows Bill
Donald and Carol Surber one of the entries.
Most contagious laugh
in school, always happy
and well dressed.
Quiet ways have macle
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Voted the greatest ath-
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PAT ACHENBACH-Girls' League, AFS Ex-
change Student, Maiorette, Modern Dance
Club, Publicity Chairman, Spanish Club,
Pres., Thespians, Rally Club, G.A.A.,
Modem Dance Aud. Call, Modern Dance
Show, One Acts, Variety Show, Christ-
mas Aud. Call.
NORA ADAMS -- Girls League, Girls'
Glee, Tartar Choir.
JUDY AHRENDT-Girls League, Comm. of
Pep, Rally Club, G.A.A., Top 15, Variety
Show, Fresh. Aud. Call, Prom Week
CRUZITA ALDERTE-Girls' League.
LINDA AMBROSE-Girls' League, Tartar
Choir, Modern Dance Show, Variety Show,
Scholarship Society, G.A.A., Rally Club,
Christmas Aud. Call, Health Club, Girls'
BARBARA ANDERSON-Girls' League, Art
Club, Treas., Sec., G.A.A., Candy Striper,
TNT Staff, Press Club, Scholarship Society,
MARILYN ANDULSKY - Girls' League,
G.A.A,. Girls' Glee.
DONNA ARRASMITH - Girls' League,
G.A.A., Spanish Club, Pres., Sec., '59
DOLORES ATCHLEY-Girls' League, Girls'
Glee, Tartar Choir, Modern Dance Show,
Variety Show, M o d e r n Dance Club,
G.A.A., Spanish Club.
BETTY BAKER-Girls' League, Comm. of
Records, Girls' League Sec., Student Court
Rep., G.A.A., Business Club, Pres., Home-
coming Princess, Song Queen, Posture
Finalist, Christmas Aud. Call, Modern
Dance Show, Comm. of Pep.
BOB BAUMAN-Boys' League, Band, Or-
chestra, "C" Basketball, "B" Football,
JOHN BENTWOOD-Boys' League, Fresh.
Pres., Sr. Pres., Boys' League Court Rep.,
Jr. Play, Sr. Play, Tartar Knights, Thespi-
ans, Varsity Club, Scholarship Society,
One Acts, Boys' State, Tennis, JV, Varsity,
JV Wrestling, ASB Pres.
RAY BERGSMA-Boys' League.
ANTHONY BERTOLET-Boys' League, Thes-
pians, Talent Show, Variety Show, One
Acts, Best Actor, Sr. Play, "B" Basketball,
PAULA BISCHOFF-Girls' League, G.A.A.,
Rally Club, Spanish Club, Modern Dance
NORMAN BOSTICK-Boys' League, '59
MARY MARGARET BLOUNT - Girls'
League, Comm. of Finance, Thespians,
Clerk, Sec., Rally Club, Scholarship So-
ciety, Spanish Club, Future Teachers, Tar-
tar Ladies, Variety Show, One Acts, Tar-
tar Choir, Girls' Glee, Modern Dance
Club, Sr. Play.
RICHARD BOUCHER-Boys' League, Band,
Baseball, JV, Varsity.
MILTON BOWDEN-Boys' League, Tennis,
JV, Varsity, Basketball, "B", "C", Mgr.,
Baseball, JV, Mgr., 'B" Football.
JUDY BOWLDS-Girls League,-Maiorette,
Girls' Glee, Tartar Choir, Art Club, Sec.,
VP, Thespians, Clerk, Sec., Treas., Rally
Club, French Club, Band, Orchestra, Vari-
ety Show, Modern Dance Aud. Call.
JESSE BRIDGES-Boys' League.
GERILEE BROCE-Girls' League, G.A.A.,
Business Club, Modern Dance Show, Sr.
WILLIAM BROCKMEIER-Boys' League.
FRANK BRUNEI.-Boys' League.
CAROL BRUVOLD-Girls' League, G.A.A.,
Business Club, TNT Staff, Press Club, '59
STUART BUCKALEW-Boys' League, Var-
sity Club, Wrestling, JV, Varsity, JV
LARRY BUTTS-Boys' League, Wrestling.
SANDRA CAGE-Girls' League.
CAROLYN CAMPBELL-Girls' League, Song
Queen, Tartar Ladies, lst Lady, Tartar
Lady Aud. Call, Scholarship Society, Top
ANTONIO CARRILLO - Boys' League,
Baseball, JV, Varsity, Football, 'B", Var-
ROBERT CATO-Boys' League, Thespians,
Varsity Club, Variety Show, One Acts,
"B" Track, Mgr., Varsity Football Mgr.
BRUCE CHASE-Boys' League.
ROBERT CHURCH-Boys' League, Tartar
Knights, Varsity Club, Scholarship Society,
Engineers Club, Spanish Club, "B" Track,
Football, "B", Varsity, Basketball, JV
Varsity, Tennis. JV, Varsity.
ANTHONY CICERO-Boys' League, Band,
Tartar Choir, Variety Show, Talent Show.
ANITA CLARK-Girls' League, Modern
Dance Aud. Call, Jr. Red Cross Club.
SHARON CLARK-Girls' League, Girls'
Glee, Rally Club, Scholarship Society, VP,
G.A.A., Song Queen, Yell Leader, Re-
porter, VP, Thespians, Jr, Play, One Acts,
Posture Finalist, Top 15, Modern Dance
Show, Comm. of Publicity.
MARDELL CLAYTON-Girls' League, Soph.
Sec., Treas., Scholarship Society, G.A.A.,
Modern Dance Club, Thespians, Rally
Club, Fresh. Aud. Call, Modern Dance
Aud. Call, One Acts, Variety Show,
Comm. of Records.
RON COLEMAN-Boys' League, Band,
Track, "B", Varsity, Football, JV, Varsity.
DIANA COOK-Girls' League, Fresh. Pres.,
Girls' League Treas., Comm. of Pep,
Comm. of Finance, ASB, VP, Scholarship
Society, Thespians, Sgt.-at-Arms, Home-
coming Queen, Yell Leader, Rally Club,
Tartar Ladies, One Acts, Variety Show,
Modern Dance Show, Jr. Talent Show
Winner, Tartar Lady Aud. Call, Top I5,
'57, '58, Best Music and Show Artist,
Best Supporting Actress.
ELIZABETH CORSENTINO-Girls' League,
Thespians, One Acts, Variety Show, Mod-
ern Dance Show.
FRANK CORSENTINO-Boys' League, Var-
sity Club, Thespians, One Acts, Variety
Show, Jr. Talent Show, M.C., Track, Cross
MARY LEE COWAN-Girls' League, Ma-
iorette, Rally Club, G.A.A., Tartar Ladies,
Treas., Tartar Lady Aud. Call, Sr. Treas.
DYANN DAVEY-Girls' League, Rally
Club, Pres., G.A.A., Sec., Tartar Ladies,
Band, Posture Winner, Girls' League Va-
riety Show, Top I5.
GERRY DAY-Girls' League, Fresh. Girls'
League Rep., Soph. Court Rep., Girls'
League Treas., Student Court Judge, Ma-
iorette, Tartar Ladies, Scholarship Society,
G.A.A., Jr. Play, Variety Show, Modern
Dance Aud. Call, Girls' League Aud Call,
Modern Dance Club, Top I5.
RUSSELL DEFIELDS-Boys' League, French
Club, JV Wrestling, Varsity Track.
WILLIAM DE LA CRUZ-Boys' League.
CAROL DENTON-Girls' League, G.A.A.,
RAY DESCHENE-Boys' League, French
Club, Science Club.
JOAN DONALD-Girls' League, Court
Rep., Tartar Ladies, G.A.A., Scholarship
Society, Candy Striper, Health Club, Sec.,
Variety Show, Orchestra.
THOMAS DORMAN-Boys' League, Bowl-
GEORGE DOWNING-Boys' League, Va-
riety Show, One Acts, "C" Track, Foot-
ball, "B", Varsity.
DIANA DOYLE-Girls' League, Girls'
League Rep., French Club, Sec., Thespi-
ans, Modern Dance Aud. Call, Variety
Show, One Acts, Song Queen, Christmas
Aud. Call, Top 15.
MARY DRAZKOWSKI-Girls' League, Jr.
Sec., Tartar Ladies, Sec., Scholarship So-
ciety, Tartar Lady Aud. Call.
BARBARA DUEHRING-Girls' League, Va-
riety Show, Art Club, Rally Club, French
DONNA DUNKLIN-Girls' League, Rally
Club, Posture Finalist.
RONALD ECHOLS-Boys' League.
DERENE ELLIOTT-Girls' League, Rally
Club, Business Club.
PAUL FARISS-Bays' League.
ROBERT FARRINGTON - Boys' League,
Varsity Club, Football, 'B", Varsity, Base-
ball, JV, Varsity.
DONALD FISHER-Boys' League, Tartar
Knights, Scholarship Society.
JAMES FLUHRER-Boys' L e a g u e, "B"
Track, "B" Basketball.
KATHY FRASER-Girls' League, G.A.A.,
Tartar Choir, Girls' Glee.
LINDA GAMBLE-Girls' League, Tartar
Choir, Modern Dance Club, Science Club,
G.A.A., Modern Dance Show.
steve einem-Boys' League.
SHARON GILES-Girls' League, Tartar
Ladies, G.A.A., Health Club.
JOHN GLOVER-Boys' League, Bowling
JUDITH GOFF-Girls' League, G.A.A.,
Girls' Glee, Tartar Choir, Rally Club,
LADONNA GOLDSMITH - Girls' League,
G.A.A., Candy Striper, Girls' Glee, Or-
RAYMOND GOMEZ-Boys' League, "B"
STEWART GONTA-Boys' League, French
Club, Varsity Club, Comm. of, Athletics,
Track, "B", "C", Football, "B", Varsity.
JOYCE GORDON-Girls League, Art Club,
Treas., Press Club, TNT Staff, G.A.A.
WESLEY GRAVEN--Boys' League, "B"
DONALD GRAY-Boys' League, "B" Foot-
ball, Basketball, Varsity Baseball.
JIM GRICOL-Boys' League.
CATHERINE GROSS-Girls' League, Tar-
tar Choir, Girls' Glee, Rally Club, Busi-
JOHN GUYAN-Boys' League, "C" Track.
RONNIE HALE-Girls' League, Ta rta r
Choir, Girls' Glee, G.A.A., Bowling Club,
TNT Staff, Rally Club, Spanish Club, Press
Club, '59 TORCH.
ALICE HANNEMANN-Girls' League, Glee
Club, Business Club.
DENNIS HANSEN-Boys' League, Cheer-
leader, Varsity Club, Varsity Track, Cross
Country, JV, Varsity, Wrestling.
WILLIAM HARPER-Boys' League, Latin
Club, Baseball Mgr.
WAYNE HART-Boys' League, F r e n c h
Club, Varsity Track, Varsity Football.
MARY HARVEL-Girls' League, T a rt a r
Choir, Girls' Glee, Fresh. Aud. Call, Mod-
ern Dance Show.
MARGARITE HENNINGS-Girls' League.
JO ANNF HESSER-Girls' League, Fresh.
Sec., Jr. Treas., Tartar Ladies, Rally Club,
Comm. of Group Control, G.A.A., Christ-
mas Aud. Call, Variety Show.
BARBARA HIEBERT-Girls' League, Fresh.
VP, Tartar Ladies, G.A.A., Tartar Lady
SUSAN HIGDON-Girls' League, Glee
Club, Scholarship Society.
DAVID HILL-Boys' League, Football, "B",
Varsity, JV Baseball.
DIANE HINSHAW-Girls' League, DAR
Award, French: Club, Scholarship Society.
SAM HIROSE-Boys' League, Cross Coun-
try, Wrestling, JV, Varsity.
LEROY HOLDSWORTH-Boys' League, Var-
sity Club, Football, JV, Varsity, Baseball,
BARBARA HUBOCAN-Girls' League.
DIANE HUNTER-Girls' League, Girls'
League VP, Historian, Rep., Modern Dance
Club, Pres., , Thespians, Sec., T re a s.,
G.A.A., Yell Leader, Song Queen, Span-
ish Club, Rally Club, Comm. of Activities,
Homecoming Princess, Song Queen, Mod-
ern Dance Show, One Acts, Variety Show,
Talent Show, '59 TORCH, Girls' League
WILLIAM HUSTED-Boys' League, Cross
Country, JV Tennis.
WALTER JANOFF-Boys' League, Tartar
Knights, Thespians, Band, Orchestra, One
Acts, Jr. Play, Sr. Play, Varsity Football.
PHIL JARVIS-Boys' League.
GARY JENSEN-Boys' League.
5'7 ROBERT JOHNSON-Boys' League, TNT
Staff, JV Tennis.
JAMES JOHNSON-Boys' League, JV
Baseball, Varsity Football.
NONI JOHNSON-Girls' League, Soph.
Sec., Jr. Pres., Comm. of Finance, Fresh.
Aud. Call, Christmas Aud. Call, G.A.A.,
CLIFFORD JONES-Boys' League.
DAVID JONES-Boys' League, Track, Var-
PHILLIP JUVET-Boys' League, Jr. Play,
One Acts, Basketball, JV, Varsity.
ERIK KARLSSON-Boys' League, Orchestra,
DAREL KELLEY-Boys' League, T a r t a r
Knights, Scholarship Society, Band, Drum
Maior, Tartar Choir, Dance Band, Orches-
tra, Variety Show.
LON-NIE KENDALL-Boys' League, Tartar
Choir, Variety Show, "B" Football.
ESTHER KERN-Girls' League, Girls' Glee,
Candy Striper, G.A.A.
THOMAS KLING-Boys' League, "B" Foot-
ball, JV Baseball,' Basketball, "B",
KATHRYN KOHL-Girls' League, G.A.A.,
Rally Club, Business Club, Jr. Play, Mod-
ern Dance Show.
SANDRA LA GUARDIA-Girls' League,
Girls' Glee, Business Club.
LEONARD LASKEY-Boys' League, JV
Cross Country, JV Baseball, "B" Track
DONALD LATHAM--Boys' League, Band,
Orchestra, "B" Football, Baseball, JV
PATRICIA LEWIS-Girls' League, G.A.A.,
Business Club, Modern Dance Show.
PATSY LONEY--Girls' League, Tartar
Choir, Girls' Glee, G.A.A.
l.oneNA Lorez-Girls' League.
SHARON McCABE-Girls' League, Girls'
League Rep., G.A.A., French Club, Mod-
ern Dance Show, '59 TORCH.
MICHAEL McCUSKER-Boys' League, Tar-
tar Choir, Varsity Baseball, Basketball,
"C", JV, Varsity.
WILLIAM McDONALD-B o y s ' League,
Thespians, Jr. Play, One Acts, Track, "B",
Varsity, Varsity Football.
BERRY McHUGH-Boys' League, Cross
Country, Track, "B", "C", Varsity.
SAUNDRA McKENZIE-Girls League, Girls'
Glee, Tartar Choir.
WILLIAM McLEAN--Boys League, Span-
ish Club, JV Tennis, Football, "B", Var-
DENNIS McMASTERS-Boys' League, Sr.
Play, Varsity Club, Wrestling, JV, Var-
sity, Football, JV, Varsity.
TERRY McMILl.AN-Boys' League.
JEAN McNElL-Girls' League, G.A.A.,
Health Club, Candy Striper, Posture Final-
ist, Modern Dance Aud. Call.
HAROLD MAESTRI-Boys' League, Schol-
arship Society, Spanish Cl u b, Football,
"B", Varsity, Tennis, JV, Varsity, Basket-
ball, "B", "C", Track.
MANFORD MAINER-Boys League, Var-
sity Club, Tartar Knights, Football, 'B",
Co-captain, Varsity, Track, "B", Varsity,
Boys' League Pres.
NORMAN MALOY-Boys' League, Band,
Orchestra, "B" Football, JV Baseball.
VICTOR MASAKI-Boys' League, Fresh.
Boys' League Rep., Soph. Pres., Treas.,
ASB Pres., VP, Tartar Knights, Ist Lieu-
tenant, Scholarship Society, Yell Leader,
JV Cross Country, "C" Basketball.
SALLY MASON-Girls' League, Tartar
Choir, Thespians, G.A.A., Sec., Scholar-
ship Society, Fresh. Aud. Call, Modern
Dance Show, Jr. Play, One Acts, Girls'
Court Rep., Comm. of Finance.
JAMES MASTERS-Boys' League.
DIANA MEGGITT-Girls' League, Girls'
Glee, Business Club, G.A.A.
HARRIET MEISTER-Girls' League, Girls'
Glee, Business Club, G.A.A.
JOYCE MINET-Girls' League, Business
CAROLE MOORE-Girls' League, Band,
Orchestra, G.A.A., Song Queen, French
Club, Rally Club, Thespians, Flag Twirler,
Modern Dance Aud. Call, Variety Show.
PATRICIA MORGAN--Girls' League, Tar-
tar Choir, Girls' Glee, Rally Club, G.A.A.,
Spanish Club, Fresh. Aud. Call, Girls'
League Aud. Call, Variety Show.
TASIA MOUZAKIS-Girls' League, Band,
Orchestra, G.A.A., French Club, Scholar-
MICHAEL MULLEN-Boys' League, Band,
Orchestra, Tartar Knights, French Club,
Scholarship Society, Boys' League Treas.,
PEGGY NEELY-Girls' League, Sr. Sec.,
Tartar Ladies, Queen, G.A.A., Tartar Lady
Aud. Call, Comm. of Activities.
BARBARA NETHING--Girls' League.
JERRY NEWMAN-Boys' League.
GAIL NIX-Girls' League, Art C e n t e r
RUSSELL O'HARE-Boys' League, Jr. Play.
CARLA OSTERLIND-Girls' League, Schol-
arship Society, G.A.A., Science Club,
Christmas Aud. Call.
LYNN OWEN--Boys' League, Cross Coun-
try, "B" Football.
FRANK PARKER--Boys' League, French
Club, Pres., Spanish Club, TNT Staff, Sci-
ence Club .
CAROL PEARSON-Girls' League, Schol-
GARY PEPPER-Boys' League, "B" Foot-
CHARLOTTE PERCY-Girls' League, Schol-
arship Society, G.A.A., French Club,
Treas., Tartar Choir, Girls' Glee, Thespi-
ans, Sr. Play, Variety Show, One Acts.
RICHARD PEREZ-Boys' League.
JUDY PERKINS-Girls' League.
KENNETH PEVIC-Boys' League, Sr. Rep.,
Var'sity Club, Sr. Play, Boys' League
Pres., Football, "B", Varsity, Baseball,
JV, Varsity, Sr. Pres.
LEON PIERCE-Boys' League, Sr. Court
Rep,. Band, Orchestra.
STEVE POPOVICH-Boys' League, Track,
LI-NDA PORTERFIELD-Girls' League, Fu-
GARY PORTREY-Boys' League, Variety
Show, "B" Basketball, "B" Football.
ROBERT PULLIAM-Boys' League, Tartar
Knights, Sec., Treas., Boys' League Treas.,
Wrestling, JV, Varsity, Varsity C ro ss
MARY OUINONES-Girls' League, Tartar
Choir, G.A.A., Spanish Club, Rally Club,
VICTOR RAMIREZ-Boys' League, "B"
SHARON RASCOE-Girls' League, Modern
JACK RAWNSLEY-Boys' League, Tartar
Knights, Capt., Science Club, Pres., "B"
Football, Cross Country, Track, "B", "C",
MARGARET REDDINGTON-Girls League,
Girls' Glee, Tartar Choir, Candy Striper,
MICHELE REDHEAD-Girls' League, Tartar
Choir, Candy Striper, Rally Club, G.A.A.,
Sr. Play, Variety Show, Modern Dance
JUDITH REED-Girls' League, Band, Rally
Club, G.A.A., Spanish Club, Modern
Dance Aud. Call.
DAVID RICE--Boys' League.
GERALD ROBERTS-Boys' League.
KENNETH ROBERTSON-Boys' L e a g u e,
Tartar Choir, Variety Show, Talent Show,
One Acts, Basketball, 'B", JV, Varsity.
LORETTA ROBISON-Girls' League, Fresh.
Treas., Soph. VP, Soph. Girls' League
Rep., Comm. of Activities, Maiorette,
G.A.A., Tartar Ladies, Girls' League Aud.
Call, Fresh. Aud. Call, Top 15.
ROBERT RODRIGUEZ-Boys' League, Cross
Country, JV, Varsity, "B" Track, "C"
LARRY ROSE-Boys' League, Varsity Club,
Football, "B", Varsity, Baseball, JV, Var-
sity, Basketball, "B", "C", "C" Track.
LAUREN RUSK-Boys League, "B" Basket
ball, "B" Football.
EVELYN SALAS - Girls' League, Fla g
Twirler, Jr. Sec., Tartar Ladies, G.A.A.,
Girls' Glee, Modern Dance Club, Variety
Show, Modern Dance Show, Girls' League
Aud. Call, Tartar Lady Aud. Call, Top 15.
ALBERT SARGENT-Boys' League, Science
Club, Spanish Club, VP, Tartar Choir, Jr.
Play, Variety Show.
SHARON SAUVE-Girls' League, Rally
Club, Girls' Glee, Tartar Choir.
SHIRLEY SAUVE-Girls' L e a g u e, Rally
Club, Girls' Glee, Candy Striper.
BETTY SCHULTZ-Girls' League, Girls'
Glee, Modern Dance Club, Business Club,
Variety Show, Modern Dance Show.
DIETER SEILER-Boys' League, Student
Council, Tartar Knights, Exchange Student,
KERRY SEXTON-Boys' League, "B" Foot-
JOYCE SHAMBLIN-Girls' League, Rally
Club, Candy Striper.
BUNNIE SHAW-Girls' League, Business
Club, Treas., Rally Club, Sr. Play, Girls'
League Aud. Call.
GERALD SHERBURNE-Boys' League, Soph.
Boys' League Rep., Jr. Boys' League Rep.,
Jr. VP, Tartar Knights, Cheerleader, Var-
sity Club, Basketball, "B", "C", Varsity.
CHARLES SHERFEY- Boys' League, JV
Cross Country, Track, "B",
CAROL SHINODA-Girls' League, Fresh.
VP, Soph. Pres., Girls' League Sec., Soph.
Girls' League Rep., Tartar Ladies, Treas.,
Jr. Court Rep., G.A.A., Scholarship So-
ciety, Tartar Lady Aud. Call, Girls' League
Aud. Call, Fresh. Aud. Call, Top I5, Sr.
MICHAEL SHIPLEY-Boys' League, Band,
FRED SIMS-Boys' League.
JUDITH SIRNEY-Girls' League, Future
Teachers, Modern Dance Show.
PAUL SLYH-Boys' League, Jr. Achieve-
ment, Cross Country.
ERNEST SMITH-Boys' League, Bowling
Club, "B" Football.
TIMOTHY SMITH--Boys' League, Soph.
Court Rep., JV Baseball, Football, "B",
TOM SMOOT-Boys' League, JV Basket-
ball, Football, JV, Varsity.
SONNY SOMMERVILLE-Boys' League.
LAO SPALL-Girls' League, Tartar Choir,
Spanish Club, Rally Club.
ROBERT SPRINGER-Boys' League, Track.
MARTI STAATS-Girls' League.
JANET STEINHAUS-Girls' League, Girls'
Glee- Business Club, Modern Dance Club,
Modern Dance Show.
INGRID STENGER-Girls' League, Modern
JUDITH STRAYHAN-Girls' League, Tar-
tar Choir, Rally Club, Modern Dance Club,
G.A.A., Modern Dance Show, Variety
Show, '59 TORCH.
RODNEY STROBRIDGE-Boys' League, JV
ANITA STROUB-Girls' League, Business
Club, Bowling Club, Fresh. Aud. Call,
Modern Dance Show.
GAIL S T R O U S E- Girls' League, Jr.
Achievement, Rally Club, G.A.A., Health
JOHN STURTZ-Boys' League.
J O A N N E SUEDMEYER - Girls' League,
G.A.A., Rally Club, Health Club, Modern
CAROL SURBER-Girls' Le a g u e, Girls'
League Pres., VP, Song Queen, Homecom-
ing Princess, Tartar Ladies, G.A.A., Treas.,
DIANE SWANSON-Girls' League, Jr.
Achievement, VP, Bowling Club, G.A.A.,
Rally Club, Spanish Club, Modern Dance
KIYOKO TAKEUCHI-Girls' League, Tar-
tar Ladies, Scholastic Society, Spanish
Club, Future Teachers, Rally Club.
MARSHIA TAPPIN-Girls' League, G.A.A.,
Bowling Club, Spanish Club.
BETTY THOMPSON-Girls' League, G.A.A.,
Rally Club, Scholarship Society, Modern
SHARON THOMPSON-Girls' League.
PAUL THORNTON-Boys' League, Variety
GARY TIERNAN--Boys' League, Band,
Capt., Orchestra, Dance Band, Variety
PEGGY TIPTON--Girls' League, G.A.A.
PATRICIA TRAVIS-Girls' League, Soph.
VP, G.A.A., Yell Leader, Song Queen,
Treas., Pres., Thespians, Flag Twirler, Tar-
tar Choir, Rally Club, Spanish Club, Tal-
ent Show, One Acts, Variety Show, Mod-
ern Dance Show, Court Judge.
ANN TUCKER-Girls' League, Scholarship
JERENE TUSSEY-Girls' League, G.A.A.,
Rally Club, Jr. Red Cross, Sr. Play, Mod-
ern Dance Shaw, '59 TORCH.
CARMEN VALDIVIA-Girls' League, Schol-
arship Society, Tartar Ladies, M od e r n
Dance Aud. Call, Tartar Lady Aud. Call,
PATRICIA VAN VOLTENBURG-Girls'
League, G.A.A., Rally C ub, Science Club,
KENNETH VAUGHN-Boys' League.
RONALD VERES-Boys' League, Varsity
Club, Pres., Basketball, "C", "B", JV,
Varsity, Baseball, JV, Varsity, Football,
DONNIS WAINWRIGHT-Girls' League,
Jr. Treas., Sr. VP, Tartar Choir, Rally
Club, G.A.A., Business Club, Spanish
Club, Modern Dance Show, '59 TORCH.
ROBERT WARD-Boys' League.
PHILIP, WARDE-Boys' League, Tartar
Knights, Wrestling, Baseball, JV, Varsity.
DIANNE WAYT-Girls' League, F re s h.
Treas., Soph. Court Rep., Sr. Treas., Song
Queen, Tartar Ladies, Girls' League His-
torian, Reporter, Jr. VP, Rally Club,
G.A.A., Yell Leader, Song Queen, Talent
Show, Modern Dance Show, Girls' League
Aud. Call, Homecoming Princess.
JOYCE WAYT-Girls' Lea g u e, Girls'
League Sec., Tartar Ladies, Sgt.-at-Arms,
Scholarship Society, Rally Club, Posture
Finalist, Jr. Play, 'Miss Hello."
JUDY WEISTER-Girls' League, Glee Club,
G.A.A., Business Club, French Club.
GARY WESTALL-Boys' League, Tartar
LINDA WEYMOUTH-Girls' League.
ALBERT WICKER-Boys' League, Boys'
League Rep., Football, "B", Varsity, "B"
Basketball, JV Baseball, 'B' Track.
ROBERT WILCOX-Boys' League, Track,
Varsity Wrestling, 'C" Basketball, "B"
GAIL WILSON-Girls' League, Rally Club,
G.A.A., Tartar Choir, Flag Twirler, Girls'
Glee, Health Club, Band, Orchestra, Mod-
ern Dance Show, Variety Show.
RITA WINFIELD-Girls' League, Girls'
League VP, G.A.A., Rally Club, Business
Club, Art Club Thespians, Jr. Achieve-
ment, Posture Finalist, '58, '59, Christ-
mas Aud. Call, Fresh. Aud. Call, Vari-
ety Show, Modern Dance Show, '58
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In its three years at Torrance High
School the class of '60 has exhibited
its ability and determination. Dur-
ing the fall semester the class spon-
sored such activities as a "smash
button sale" and an "after game"
dance in the cafeteria, both forthe
Santa Monica game. They also had
a dues drive at 53.00 per person
and a snow-cone sale in October.
This year's big effort for the Junior
class was the series of activities dur-
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held to raise funds to sponsor the
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Two hundred and ninety-eight sun-darkened
Sophomores constituted the future class of 1961
in September of this school year. They soon found
Themselves assigned to double period classes
with Messrs. Di Fiore, Golodhue, Rudolph and
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ln the busy months that followed, the class
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dances. ln November they had to put up the
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Queen Diana's royalty is proudly admired by all as she re-
ceives the Varsity Football from Team Captain Stewart Gonta.
Torrance High School's 1959 Homecoming game
and dance were tremendously successful. The game
ended up in an exciting victory over Inglewood High
School and the dance was attended by many 1957
and i958 graduates.
Front row: Diana Doyle, Diane Hunter, Carolyn Campbell, Diane Wayt,
Betty Baker. Middle row: Loretta Robison, Evelyn Salas, Carmen
Voldivia, Gerry Day, Carol Surber. Back row: Dyann Davey, Diana
Cook, Carol Shinoda, Sharon Clark, Judy Ahrendt.
Lynne Hyde and John Underwood admire some student paint-
ings on loan from Leuzinger High School. This is the first
year of the all Bay League Traveling Art Exhibit.
One of Torrance High School's greatest assets is their Student Store where
students can purchase paper, notebooks and other supplies essential for
their studies. Pictured here are Judy Sirney and Donnis Wainwright waiting
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Pictured here is Deiter Sieler, our foreign exchange student from Germany, visiting
with Acting Principal Leonard Lifton and First semester Student Body President,
Victor Masaki. Deiter seems to enioy Torrance High School very much and is a
good friend to all.
Faithful members of the Rally Club decorate our home stands
for the homecoming football game.
Mrs. Garshfield keeps a watchful eye on students
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Everyone enioyed the Key Club's Halloween Dance following
the Redondo Football game.
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ducted each year by the Girls' League. First runnereup Rita Win-
field pictured at the right and second runner-up was Jean McNiel,
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Leusinger Flagtwurlers put on a fine performance for the Tor- E
rance Student Body during an exchange rally with them.
George Downing pulls out a tray of pizza during the Boys' Foods class.
Many different kinds of food are prepared by the hungry boys.
Diane Hunter, Tony Bertolet, Frank Brunel, and John Under-
wood are enioying a cool sno-cone and incidentally they made
a nice sum of money for the Freshman Class.
Anyone for a pickle? The Broadcasting Club of Torrance High School
held a pickle sale this year to raise funds for the improving of the
noon music program. Their services were appreciated by everyone.
Darel Kelley shows great enthusiasm as he gives the down
beat for the Torrance High School band, during a pep rally.
Carole Moore, Diane Wayt, and Pat Travis pose for a picture
between acts at the '59 Variety Show. Their cat dance was a
fine example of Modern Dance.
Pedalpushers invaded the campus as the Girls' League sold tickets to
the girls to wear such attire. Too bad we can't wear them all year.
Seniors really got in the act this year as Noni Johnson, Carol
Moore, Diane Hunter, and JoAnne Hesser team up a song at
the Christmas Aud Call.
Mrs. DeCuir, a member of the Torrance Junior Women's Club is presenting
Carol Shinoda, a Senior at Torrance High School, a check after receiving the
honor of being Miss Teenager of Torrance.
Winding up the Girls' League Aud Call, those who participated in
the aud call and the audience joined in together to sing Christmas
Donna Arrasmith is shown at the Bullock's Art Show where
her lettering entry received a first place award.
January was a busy month for everyone, especially the seniors who
were in the Senior Play. Here is a scene in "Every Family Has One,"
showing Marsha, Sharon Clark, modeling her wedding gown for her
family. Also, shown are Jerene Tussey as the maid, Essie, Mardell
Clayton, as the mother, Mrs. Reardon, and Sally Mason, sitting, as the
wise old grandmother.
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experiences in Foreign travel. Pat Achenbach, Torrance
School Representative of the Senior Class 1959, visited
den during the summer. Dieter Seiler, Representative
Germany, shows interest in Pat's talk.
Geri Broce and Evelyn Salas were the winners in the Betty The noon sock hop which is held every Wednesday at noon, is enioyed
Cf0Clf9f Ubfllie-Off" CONTEST, SPOf1SOfeCl by the food depart- by all the THS students. Pictured here are Donna Ritchie, Pete Mitchell
ment. Geri's entry was a cocoanut cloud pie. Evelyn's entry Cliff Wiemer, and Rita Winfield.
was a carrot cake.
The Modern dance group from first period girls' physical
education put on an excellent exhibition for the annual
Roman Banquet. The members in the dance were Carol
Moore, Diane Hunter, Diana Doyle, Delores Atchley, Diane
Hinshaw and Yvonne Graham.
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did a breathtaking dance called "The Sirens."
The members in the dance were Sharon Clark,
Joyce Wayt, Mardell Clayton, Susan Higdon
and Linda Hofer.
The enrtartce to Roman Banquet, held in the cafeteria, was very impressive.
The procession was led by Don Fisher, high priest, followed by Ken Robertson
and Latin I students who acted as slaves.
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Ruling over the Roman Banquet was Augustus Caesar, played
by Mike Walker. His every wish and command had to be
obeyed by JoAnne Isbell and Carole Surber, his personal
Guests at the Roman Banquet anxiously wait for the entertainment to
begin, while the entertainers in the background nervously wait to
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Bar-B-Qued chicken seemed to be one of the
highlights of the evening, enjoyed by teachers
as well as students.
As report card time nears students use snack and lunch time to catch
up on their homework.
Torrance High School students enjoy a friendly chat
over lunch in the school cafeteria.
Pretty Sally Mason beams with pride after hearing of her speech
winning the Lions Club Award.
The Student Store works on a system iust like any
other store. Here is Roger Baker working in the
store. Diane Wayt, Judy Ahrendt, Sam Hirose, Mr.
Smith, Rita Winfield, and Jack Rawnsley are pur-
Margarita and Clark Allen gave a fine performance at one of our
outstanding aud calls this Spring. They presented a variety of 1'
instruments and dances from Spain.
Here we have seated the Bank of America Award winners. Darel Kelley,
Mike Mullen, John Bentwood, Diane Hinshaw, Mike Shipley, Gail Nix,
Kiyoko Takeuchie, Charlotte Percy and Geri Broce. These students have
shawn outstanding achievement in many fields.
Rehearsing for "They Shall Rise," are Kerry Sexton, Russ
O'Hare, Phillip Juvet, Bill White and Carol Surber. This play
was about schools and their activities. lt was written by
Sally Mason, author of the only comedy pre-
sented this year, presents "Just Like lrving." Fea-
tured in this play were Pat King, Joyce Wayt,
Frank Corsentino, Noel Shire, Mary Margaret
Blpunt, Ken Helplanal and Mainford Mainer.
Taking time out to have their picture taken are Jerene Tussey,
Tony Carillo, Ernie Smith and Sharon Clark, in the play
"Decisive Moments." The writer of the play was Tony Carillo.
Working hard backstage are Manford Mainer, Jack Rcwnsley
and Phil Warde. lf it weren't for the stage crew, the plays
and the shows wouldn't go on. We give thanks to the curtain
"They shall Rise" was one of the three plays put on April 24.
Cast members were Kerry Sexton, Phillip Juvet, Walt Janoff,
Russ O'Hare, Carol Surber and Bill White. They did a real
Not in the One-Acts, but in the Tartar Lady and Tartar Knight
Aud Call are Susan Hammack, Linda Sweet, and Judy Hagen,
doing a pantomine. This aud call is put on every year by the
Al Sargent, working 'on the lights, labored real hard to put
on a Torrance High School production. The actors in these
plays are drama students or members of the Thespians.
One of the plays, "The Education of Ruth-
ford Pygmelion" was used as the teaser for Th
Original One Acts. Written by Lynn Keller, th
roles were taken by Bill Tilley, Carol Porterfield,
Bill Miller, Bob Sehman, Wes Graven, Lynn Kel-
ler, Donnie Smith, Rita Winfield and Jan Planz.
Seniors of 1959 seemed to enjoy the
dancing at the all night party. Lights
were all aglow on the dance floor as
graduates Diane Hunter, Ken Pevic, Judy
Strayhan, John Bentwood, Jerene Tussy,
and Ernie Smith dance to the music
of the dance band.
Striking up the iuke box as the band members take a break,
are Judy Strayhan and Senior Class President, Ken Pevic.
Graduates of 1959 get a hand in the
entertainment. Pictured here is Rita Win-
field singing a medley, accompanied by
Diane Hunter on the piano.
Seniors were up to all sorts of
pranks at the all night party.
While A.S.B. President John Bent-
wood makes a try at dislodging
Rita Winfield, Diane Hunter tries
hopefully to keep her stand. Enioy-
ing it all is Jerene Tussy,
Dyann Davey, Tcxrfar Lady, stands on post in the cafeteria, gives Robert Baslle
a citation for crowding in line. Russ Walsmith waiches on.
Sally Mason and Joyce Wayt, two Tartar
Ladies are putting up some of the Student
Council posters, illustrating good conduct in
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citation in the cafeteria. The Tartar Ladies stand post
in the cafeteria during snack and lunch.
Jack Rawnsley and John Bentwood who were first and second semester
Tartar Knight Captains are pictured here with Peggy Neely and Carol
Shinoda, first and second semester Tartar Lady Queens. All four stu-
dents have done a terrific iob.
The Tartar Knights also give citations as seen
here when Bill Tilley gives Larry Poeske a
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mock, Judy Hagen, Lynne Hyde, Donna Moore. Middle Row: Diane
Hinshaw, Gail Nix, Carol Surber, Carmen Vcildivia, Sally Mason,
Jo Anne Hesser, Diana Cook, Mary Blount, Dyann Davey, Gerry
Day, Sharon Giles. Bottom Row: Joyce Wayt, Carol Johnson, Mimi
Cowan, Joan Donald, Carolyn Campbell, Peggy Neely, Carol Shi-
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Tartar Laclies and Tartar Knights are the two honorary service clubs on campus, Both of Them
have, this past year, contributed to both the school and our community.
Among the outstanding activities presented by these clubs were the TK, TL aud. call, the Tartar
Ladies trip to see the "Drunkard," and the annual TK, TL Ball.
The purpose of the clubs is to serve the school, and that is exactly what they do, Tartar Ladies,
who are selected from Junior and Senior girls who maintain a "B" average, stand on post in the
cafeteria and at aud calls. Tartar Knights stand posts in front ofthe school and in the halls at lunch,
as well as at aud calls and football games.
The sponsors of these clubs are Mrs. Barbara Penner and Mr. Turner.
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Warde, Bill Tilly, Gerald Sherburne, Manford Mainer, Mike Walker, Robert
Pulliam, Bottom Row: Don Fisher, Tom Sass, Russell Roberts, Jay Rovenstine,
John Bentwood, Jack Rawnsley, Walt Janoff, Vic Masaki, Darel Kelley,
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BACK ROW: Mr. Orr, Jay Rovenstine, Tom Cannon, Lynn Keller, Carol Mathin, David Nelson. THIRD ROW: Carol Johnson, Yvonne Graham,
Carol Jimenez, Joanne Eisenbrandt, Joanne Carr, Sharon Parker, Lynn Barret, Jean Spall, Bruce Norman, Gary Olson, Diane Hinshaw. SECOND
ROW: Darlene Jensen, Joyce Furusho, Lois Wroge, Judy Meadows, Paula Blankenship, Kimiye Takeuchi, Mary Smiley, Carla Osterlind, Kath-
leen Taylor. FRONT ROW: Carol Shinoda, Susan Higdon, Kiyoko Takeuchi, Sharon Clark, Charlotte Percy, Mary Margaret Blount.
Scholarship Federation is a statewide honor so-
ciety in California. Chapter 121 at Torrance High
School consists of approximately 70 members. A stu-
dent who maintains A's and a B is eligible for this
organization. If a student continues to have these
grades for three semesters in lOth, llth, or 12th
grade he is a torch bearer, or life member of C.S.F.
This year the C.S.F. had a snow cone sale and they
did very well. Mr. Orr and the first and second se-
mester presidents Kiyoka Takeuchi and Charlotte
Percy have done a real fine iob.
TOP ROW: Mr. Towle, Bob Church, Stan Gonta, David Fiorelli, Larry Rose, Dennis McMaster, Dennis Hansen, John Bentwood, Howard Taylor,
Bob Cato. MIDDLE ROW: Vernon Davis, Bob Mainer, Gerald Sherburn, David Hill, Jay Rovenstine, Leroy Holdsworth, Stuart Buckalew, Mike
K Ehl F nk Corsentino, Manford Mainer, Ron
Walker, Jack Singer. FRONT ROW: Larry Salas, Tim Smith, Nicky Nichols, Joe Montgomery, en ers, ra
Veres, Robert Farrington.
Another one of the service clubs on campus is
Varsity Club. They strive to promote athletics and
interest in sports. They also assume the responsibility
for selecting and purchasing trophies and awards for
Torrance athletes who made "All Bay League"
teams. As long acting sponsor of the Varsity Club,
Mr i.im.,mf-I Tnwlp hm man mnnv activities soon-
sored by this organzation. This year, as in the past,
Varsity Club sponsored two dances, one of which
was the traditional first "after game dance" during
football season, and the other dance was during the
spring. Proceeds from these dances finance their ac-
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Top Row: Tom Megow, Al Sargent, Donna Moore, Charlotte McComas, Barbara Wilson, Pat Achenbach, Bill Miller, Don Cannon.
Bottom Row: Rebecca Coffey, Paula Bischoff. Donna Arrasmith, Kiyoko Takeuchi, Mary Quinones, Veron Lamphere.
Promotion of good feeling and under-
standing towards the people South of the
Border is the purpose of the Spanish Club.
It is also intended to spread Spanish Culture
and an understanding of the Spanish Lan-
guage which we are so close to every day.
This year, the Spanish Club has done many
interesting things, beginning with an instal-
lation held at the Mexico City Restaurant in
Business Club is made up of all interested
students taking business courses. They try to
promote business education and arouse in-
terest in the business world of today. This
is a newly formed club on campus and it is
one that will carry a great deal of interest
Long Beach. They also planned an aud call
during the second semester featuring Mar-
garita and Clark Allen who sang and danced
to music from Mexico and Spain.
This club maintains an active membership
of students who have had at least one se-
mester of Spanish. Mrs. Gladys Kennedy and
Mr. Charles Arnold are the club sponsors.
among the students.
During this year they visited the Bank of
America and Douglas Aircraft. They also
have seen many films sent out by companies
in the United States.
Top Row: Mr. Smith, Mr. Broadwell, Barbara Wilson, Mary Porter, Theresa Gilles, Derene Elliott, Tasia Mouzakis, Carol Denton, Mr.
Curran. Bottom Row: Judy Bowlds, Judy Sirney, Donna Dunklin, Sandra LaGuardia, Gail Strouse, Barbara Crockett, Janice Brooks,
Top Row: Pat King, Janet Coleman, Miss Larson, Betty Corsentino. Bill Miller, Pat Achenbach, Rita Winfield. Judy Bowlds. Frank Brunell, Sally
Mason, Yvonne Graham, Bill McDonald. Bottom Row: Pat Travis, Carol Moore, Mary Margaret Blount, Charlotte Percy, Sharon Clark, Mardeil
Clayton, Diane Hunter, Diana Doyle, Beth Fisher.
Thespians troop H33 of 'lorrance High School has
done a wonderful job in the endeavor to present theatri-
cal intertainment for our school. Along with promoting
theatrical work, they help in the technical end of putting
on such shows as the Variety Show, Senior Play, Junior
Play, and of course, the Original One Act Plays. With
their sponsor, Miss Larson, they have done a terrific iob.
Pep is the main obiective of the Rally Club. They
work towards promoting enthusiasm in all our sports
events during the year. They decorated the football field
and acted as hostesses to the Fathers on "Fathers Night."
They had a couple of sales during the year and also sold
programs at the games. Along with Mrs. Marshall, their
sponsor, they have done a fine iob.
Top Row: Mrs. Marshall, Mary Quinones, Linda Vocke, Carol Jimenez, Barbara Huggins, Maxine lhara, Lora Lee Phillips, Carol Maloy, Susan
Parks, Carol Gauther, Becky Good, Marline Woller, Darlene Jensen, Charlene Alaeron, Toni Jensen, Jonova Weingarten, Divan Wroge, Patti
Fowler, Nancy Suhivan. Bottom Row: Ellen Andrae, Jana Davey, Kathy Streit, Joyce Furusho, Lynn Barret, Jeanne Spall, Paula Blankinship, Judy
The Semi-Annual Slack and Pedal Pusher Day is one activity that all
the girls wait for. It was sponsored by the Girls' League. Here are
Jerene Tussey, Lynne Hyde, Diane Hunter, Judy Strayhan, Carol Bruvold
and Donna Arrasmith.
Annual Staff took one Saturday and made
a trip up to UCLA Annual Staff Conven-
tion and later went to Pacific Ocean Park.
Here are Rita Winfield and John Under-
wood with the seven foot man.
This year the Spanish Club put on one of
the best aud calls of the year. It featured
Margarieta and Clark Allen. Here are Pot
Achenbach and Al Sargent putting up
one of the posters.
H- v W Rally Club does a real terrific iob decorating the fields for our
One of Torrance High's more well known
art students Greg Coffman is shown fin-
ishing a drawing.
Top Row: Leona Pierce, Kathy Colish, Carol Maloy, Michele Red-
head, Nancy Hornbeck, Judy Bowlds, Karen Nystedt, Mike Sargent,
Al Sargent, Howard Achenbach, Melvin Woofter, Ken Robertson,
Larry Melton, Lao Spall, Judy Raymond, Yvonne Graham, Pat Mills.
Second Row: Gal Wilson Carol Varkis, Charlotte Percy, Marilyn
Holcomb, Joyce O'Dell, Nora Adams, Jerry Roberts, Ronnie Kendall,
Lonnie Kendall, Michael Lee, Norman Maloy, Gary Portrey, Mae
Denton, Earlene Paris, Judy Minor, Carolyn Dyck. Third Row:
Linda Wagner, Linda Ambrose, Sue Larson, Diane Dyck, Becky
Good, David Rice, John Cagaanan, Charles Felix, Darel Kelly,
Art Grant, Susan Mathis, Toni Jensen, Diane Hodgson, Loretta
Robison. Bottom Row: Mr. Nichols, Tasia Mouzakis, Bertha
Fern, Sharon Mince, Margaret Sorrenson, Sally Hestwood,
Pennie Voien, Charlotte McComas, Diana Cook, Sam Hirose,
Jim Mitchell, Mike Hersho, Craig Cain, Tony Cicero, Mary
Margaret Blount, Arlene Whitman, Beth Fisher, Joanne Moore.
A selected group of singers who perform in wonderfu
harmony is our own Tartar Choir. They sing in four to sever
parts. They participate in the Southern California A Cappelli
Festival each spring. They also represent the school at im
portant functions slch as the Christmas Concert, Spring Con
cert, Aud Calls, District Tour and Variety Show. Many soloist
Here are two sections of the Tartar Choir during one of their
rehearsals. They really work for their fine performances.
add variety to this group. Mr. Nichols has done a terrific iol
this year with the Tartar Choir.
The Tartar Choir sings in four parts and this adds a great deal
Front Row: Gary George, Charlotte McComas, Bob
Salisbury Pot Garrett. Middle Row: Sandie Bgiter,
Yvonne Graham, James Dawson, Meryle Korpi, Tom
Kramline, Bob Pupkoff, Larry Glagg, Bob Murphy,
Steve Northington, John Alter, Darel Kelley. Back
Back Row: Rosmarie Erbetta, Ronnie VanDycke, Judy
Bowlds, Jerry Roberts, Pool Wright, Norman Maloy
, . Terry Farrance, Gail Wilson, Gary Tiernan, Mr.
Annual Staff has lost sale of the year for the bigger and better '59 TORCH.
James W. Nichols.
Our Tartar Orchestra is open
to all string instrumentalists. The
Orchestra represents our school
at the Christmas Concert, Annual
Spring Concert, and they also ac-
companied the Tartcir Choir and
Girls' Glee Club on the district
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John Underwood and Diane Hunter are putting up posters for the Girls' Leaaue Daisv
The band is an instrumental music organization
where individual help is given by means of a rotat-
ing sectional schedule. The marching band performs
at all varsity football games, parades, and attended
UCLA Band Day. The Tartar Band adds spirit and en-
thusiasm to all school activities in which they par-
ticipate. The band performs during half time at the
football games. They do intricate field exhibitions,
which take time and work to perfect. Their director,
Mr. Nichols, has done a wonderful job.
Row One: Rosemary Erbetta, Donald Bell, Edythe Bishoff, Judy
Bowlds, Bob Pupkoff. Row Two: Terry Farrance, David Ludwig,
Sheila Harris, Don Guyan, Pat Alter, James Stowe, Darel
Kelley, Tom Greer, Meryle Korpi, James Dawson, Tom Kram-
line. Row Three: Jana Davey, Sally Wyrick, Connie Owens,
Gene Luevand. Steve Northington, Gary Tiernan, John Alter,
Harry Sippel, Allan Hay, Roger Williams, Bob Murphy, Robert
Covington, Bob Bauman, Larry Flagg, Row Four: Judy Baker,
Mary Lou Howe, Norman Malay, Bill Hermann, Carol Echols,
Forest Williams, Floyd Ramsey, Diane Dyer, Maria Redhead,
Paul Wright, Mr. Nichols.
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To promote an interest in
jazz and to entertain at aud
calls and dances. The Tartar
Dance Band, directed by Mr.
James Nichols has really
done a tremendous job this
year. They played at the Va-
riety Show and at the One
Acts. Headliners for the band
are Gary Tiernan, Norman
Maloy and Mr. Nichols. All
in all there are fourteen pie-
ces which make up a very
iazzy Dance Band.
Row One: Harry Sippel, Steve North-
ington, Gary Tiernan, John Alter.
Row Two: Bob Murphy, Larry Flagg,
Bob Bauman, Norman Maloy. Row
Three: Bob Puplcoff, Terry Farrance,
l Meryle Korpi, James Dawson, Robin
Thomas, Tom Kramline.
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Top Row: John Salisbury, Jean Moore, Rita Simmons, Linda Ledbetter, Donna Tidmarsh, Karen Kienstad, Mary Hill, Roxanne Barnard, Marsha
Bainer, Sharon Radi, Loretta Kennedy, Sharon Blackwell, Helen Salas, Diana Meggitt. Middle Row: Mariorie Thompson, Barbara McLaughlin,
Paulette Johnson, Lorall Lee Phillips, Neva Languis, Barbara Tappin, Joan Smith, Sharon Davis, Gloria Wells, Roberta Kelly, Lynda Wilson, Nancy
Donna Halquist, Melinda Capps, George Ann McLean, Lenora Calitri.
This year we had a territic Girl's Glee. They worked
real hard and came up with some wonderful music.
They performed at Fullerton on April 17 this year and
did very well. The Christmas Concert and the Spring
Festival are a tew ot the many performances they have
t. Bottom Row: Mr. Di Fiore, Carol Voupas, Barbara Davis, Trudy Johnson, Gloria Montez, Delores Potter, Harriet Meister, Sandra McKensie,
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better bands in Southern California. A
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Top Row: Bonnie Stradford, Linda Backlund, Carol Bruvold, Barbara
Crockett, Richard Ricks, Steve Parker, Kimiyi Takeuchi, Linda Mills, Karen
Alf V V V W V - Crossman, Linda Hofer, Mr. Axworthy. Bottom Row: Judy Thomas, Judy
Combs, Judy Sutton, Sandra Penner, Phyllis, Yancey, Pat Fowler, Barbara
Huggins, Francis Adams.
At Torrance we have a very active Journalism class, which puts out a bi-
weekly newspaper, The TNT lTorrance News Torchl. This paper is completely
composed and written by the students themselves. This paper has a circulation
of thirteen hundred. The staff consists of an editor-in-chief, page editors, a circu-
lation editor, an exchange editor, and reporters. This year the TNT helped in
school activities by putting out a special editon for student body elections.
The Press Club is made up of students interested in Journalism. The TNT
and Press Club went to a Press Day at El Camino this year and they went to
the Redondo Beach's Hi-Tide. Th
advertising agencies in Los Angeles.
ey also went to well-known newspapers and
Top Row: Mr. Axworthy, Judy Thomas, Judy Combs, Judy Sutton, Sandra
Penner, Francis Adams, Phyllis Yancey, Pat Fowler, Barbara Huggins,
Steve Parker. Bottom Row: Bonnie Stradford, Linda Backlund, Carol
Bruvold, Barbara Crockett, Karen Crossman, Kimiyi Takeuchi, Linda Hofer,
Linda Mills, Richard Ricks.
The Science Club consists of
students who are interested in
delving into different phases of
science. Along with Mr. Mc-
Knight, their sponsor, they look
into the ever wondering field of
science. The members of the Sci-
ence Club w
field of science.
ork together in the
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One of the most
active clubs on cam-
pus is the Student
Every day during
lunch period, popu-
lar music is played
for students eating
in the area of the
While striving to im-
prove o u r school
spirit, the Student
Broadcasting C l u b
m a k e s important
Mr. Smith, Larry Hendrickson, Gary Olson, Earl Newson, Bob Brady, Roger Baker, Gregory Coffman.
108 Top Row: Ronnie Pennington, Don Cannon, Roy Yanase, Gary Schmidt, Tom Sloat, James Knod, Erick
Beltram. Bottom Row: Margie Thomson, Sandra Penner, Kaaren Crist, Vicky Pennington, Beverly
and to promote in-
terest in bowling is
the main purpose of
the Bowling Club.
They bowl every
Wednesday a ft e r
school and compete
against each other
for high score. Also,
at the end of the
school year the
members of the
winning team all re-
ceive trophies. The
President Karen Crist
and sponsor, Miss
Meek, have had a
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Left to Right: Diane Hunter, Carolyn Campbell, Diane Wayt, Diane Doyle, Betty Baker, Carol Surber,
Linda Williams and Diana Cook.
Left to Right: Martha Goodrovv, Yvonne Graham, Evelyn Salas, Pat Travis, Carole Moore, Gail Wilson.
Top Row: Loretta Robison, Judy Bowlds, Pat Achenbach, Mimi Cowan. Bottom Row: Chicki
Sciarrotta, Gerry Day.
Band Maior Darel Kelly and Mrs. Marshall discuss
the Friday night half time exercise.
The pep squad shown here are all smiles
when the Torrance papers came to take
their pictures for the PTA Variety Show.
Here we have Darel Kelly leading the Tartar ban MAPK
during a rally with the pep squad in marching' L'
A small group of students is chosen each
year by the teacher-sponsor ofthe Annual to as-
sist in the makeup, editing and distribution of
the Annual. Good Art anolfor English students
are preferred. A Journalism background as well
as Business is desirable. The '59 Torch staff
worked long and hard this year in a concentra-
ted effort to top the '58 Torch that finished
second in National Yearbook Competition.
Rita Winfield, Editor, Larry Macaray, Adviser.
Donnis Wainwright, Business Manager, Norman Bostick,
Photographer, Carol Bruvold, Secretary.
Donna Arrasmith, Layout Artist, Sharon McCabe, Senior Section, Jerene
Cliff Weimer, Ass't Sports Editor, Diane Hunter, Organizations,
Judy Strayhan, Activities, Johnnie Underwood, Sports
Editor, Lynne Hyde, Organizations.
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14... . Santa Monica .. ...27
13... .. Redondo 8
14... Mira Costa.. ...13
14... ..lnglewood... O
36... .. Leuzinger ...27
Head Coach Richard Turner
Captain Stuart Gonta is being brought
down after a long gain in the 14-O home-
coming victory over Inglewood.
The Torrance High School fielded another great Varsity foot-
ball team again this year, finishing second in the Bay League..
Under the tine coaching of Richard Turner and Irwin Kasten, the
Varsity squad ended the season with a proud record of a 5 wini
The team exhibited tremendous spirit and morale, coupled
with this was their intense desire to win. This combination gave
us six players placing in the All Bay League finals.
Standing: Robert Church, Jack Singer, Howard Barber, Larry Sullivan, Bill Tilley, Vernon Davis, Duane Wyrick, Mike Sargent. Kneeling: Robert
Mainer, Bill Wilson, Ken Mitchell, Gary George, Bill McDonald, Bill McLean, Gary Hilton.
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One of Inglewood's star backs is brought
down by a fighting Tartar, while Tim Smith,
Joe Montgomery and Steward Gonta rush in
Varsity Managers, Glen "Flash"
Sorenson, Bob Cato, Tom Burt
and Larry Lieuronce.
Coach Irwin Kasten
Top Row: George Downing, Harold Maestri, David Hill, Tim Smith, Stewart Gonta, Stan Gonta, Larry Rose, Ron Coleman, Leon Wisham. Bottom
Row: Manford Mainer, Robert Farrington, Leroy Holdsworth, Ron Veres, Dennis McMaster, Ken Pevic, Joe Montgomery, Jim Hester.
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First Team All Bay League
Second Team All Bay League
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Second Team All Bay League
Second Team All Bay League
LEROY HOLDSWORTH JOE MONTGOMERY
Coach Clyde Christiensen and Coach William Hoag.
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. . . Leuzinger
The 1959 Bee Football Team enjoyed a very successful season this year. They finished 3rd in the Bay League
standings, and ended the season with a 5 win 3 loss record. The best two games Torrance played were the first
and last games, in which their offense was going full steam with everyone playing well. The outstanding game
of the season was played against Leuzinger. Leuzinger, bid the lead for the title, thought they had the champion-
ship until they played the Tartars. The team showed very fine sportsmanship and desire to win. The two captains
of the team were Victor Ramerez and Steve Parker. Ste've was the outstanding back in the league.
Front ROWI Jon Lehf, Bill White, John Keith, Julian Almarez, Milton Bowden, Eric Hansen, Kerry Sexton, John Hunter, Pat Walker. Back Row:
Tom Olard, Mike Irvine, Roger Holdsworth, Damon Wisham, Larry Walker, Mike Thornton, John Cambon, Jim Hedgecook, Tony Mavar, Mgr.
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Kerry Sexton No. 17 is shown bringing down the ball carrier
with Frank Tuttle. In the background Victor Ramirez, Dave
Woodward, and Steve Parker are rushing in to assist.
Dave Woodward breaks through to stop the ball
carrier in the Mira-Costa game. Mike Tracy, No. 42,
and Dave Fiorelli, 43, are shown approaching.
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Bottom kow: Mike Linderman, Frank Tuttle, Dave Fiorelli, Victor Rameriz, Tom Kling, Mike Tracy, John Underwood, Tom McMasters, Steve
McGuire. Top Row: Butch Cowan, David Woodward, Tony August n, Joe Grie o St P k G
y g , eve ar er, ary Pepper, Gary Rice, Clifford Weimer, Gary
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Bottom Row: Les Stanton, Ken Kell, Joe Van Huss, Bill Saine, Larry Bootss, Bill McDade, Jim Mullen, Bill Murphy, Ray Bynum. Top Row: Matt
Phillips, Gil Wilson, Jim DePasse, Jerry Cook, Bob Basile, Jim Mitchell, Leo Madrano, Don Smith.
Coach Howard Towle and Coach Richard Monoe.
This year's C team was the first in the school's history.
They had a 2 win 3 loss record, scored 66 points and
had 67 scored against them.
Redondo fell to the Cees 27-O. Fortune reversed itsef
when Santa Fe dropped the Tartar Cees 34-O.
Morningside limped to a 13-i2 win over the locals who
scored in the closing seconds and Inglewood couldn't hold
the reiuvenated Cees who won their second game in four
starts 21 -O.
Leuzinger added a sad note to the final game of the
season by hanging a I3-6 duke on the homebreds in a
closely fought defensive game.
Outstanding players were Bob Roy, Captain who scored in
four of five games and Joe Van Huss who called defensive
signals and backed the line every minute of defensive play
for four games.
ln the last game Joe was out for 2 minutes and Leuzinger
went 70 yards in 5 plays during this time.
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Bottom Row: Dick Steele, Ron Hagenbaugh, Bob Clark, Jim Brennan, Gary Burnham, Bill Guyan, Bob Henderson, Frank Bradford, Willie Patter-
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Bottom Row: Robin Moffit, David Nelson, Stuart Buckcilew, Tom McMaster, Dennis McMaster, Bill Tilley, Dave Fiorelli, Dave Woodward, Larry
Butts, Gerald Goins, Adolph Duran. Second Row: Earl Yanase, James Pulliam, Mike Tracy, Ron Coleman, Dick Augenstein, Mike Irvine, Leo
Medrano, Sam Hirose, Bob Pulliam, Gilbert Criego. Top Row: Kenney Neil, Wayne Hughes, Dennis Albright, Ed Houston, Jack Singer, Tony
Mavar, Mike Shipley, Phil Warde, Jim Mitchell, William Patterson.
Coming up from sixteenth last year, the Tartars took seventh in CIF finals.
Stu Buckalew placed second by a 2 to 1 decision, and Adolph Duran and David
Fiorelli took fourth in their weight divisions. 1
In dual meets the record was five wins and five losses. It included a 35-16
win over powerhouse Redondo and 33-13 over last years fifth place CIF team,
The climax of Bay League competition found THS in fourth spot, with eight
boys placing third or higher. Stu Buckalew was THS's first Bay League Champion,
with Adolph Duran, David Fiorelli, and Tom McMaster taking second. Coming
through for thirds were Gerald Goins, Dennis McMaster, Robin Moffitt, and Bill
Varsity lettermen and
Robin Moffitt . . .
Adolph Duran ..
Gerald Goins ..
David Nelson . .
Stuart Buckalew .
Larry Butts .....
Bill Tilley ......
David Woodward ....
Dennis McMaster . Heavyweight
Coach Hoag congratulates Stu Buckalew
for his fine work during the wrestling
season. Stu won first in bay league and
second in C.l.F. with other high honors.
Wayne Hart .........
Varsity Bay League winner Robert Moffitt, Adolph Duran,
Dave Fiorelli, Dennis McMaster, Stu Buckalew, Tom Mc-
Dave Fiorelli and Stu Buckalew demonstrates Guillotine MGSTGF, Bill Tilley Gnd Gefilld Goins. These Winners
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Front Row: Ken Ehlers, Frank Corsentino, Robert Pulliam. Back Row: Ken Smith, Mike Walker, Jay Rovenstine, Dennis Hansen.
21 .. .. South High .. 34
39 .. .. Banning .. .. 35
46 . . . Mira Costa .. .. 18
31 . . Millikan . . .. 25
25.. ..Samohi.. ..31
22 .. .. south High . . 44
19 . . . Culver City . . 42
44 .. . . Banning . . . 15
54 . . . Mira Costa . . 16
15 . . . Millikan . . 49
27 ............. Samohi . . .. 28
LBSC Invitational Torrance . .. 15
Morningside . .. . . 34 Inglewood . . . .. 48
Norwalk ..... .. 43 San Pedro ....... . . . 47
Torrance ...... .. 86
Bay League Finals
Banning Jamboree Mira Costa ...... 21
Torrance ........ . . 34 Torrance ....... . . . 66
Banning ...... .. 45 Samohi .. .. . 67
Narbonne ............ 55 Redondo .... . . . 78
Inglewood . . . . .157
Mt. San Antonio Invitational Leuzgnger . ' .164
Helix ............... 23
Artesia .............. 58
Torrance ... .... 79
S. Torrance .
Morningside ,,.. . . . 43
Azusa .....,., . . . 48
Torrance . ...... .... 1 O5
Banning .....,. . . . 44
Torrance . . . . 45
Narbonne ............ 53
Mt. San Antonio Invitational
Torrance ............. 39
Aviation . . . . 67
Chino .,...... .... 1 37
Temple City ... . . . .153
Torrance .... . . . 19
Inglewood ... ... 58
Son Pedro ..... . . . 59
Bay League Finals
Torrance ......... . . . 39
Mira Costa ..... . . . 55
Redondo . . . . . . 62
Samohi ..... . . . 81
Inglewood . . . . .125
Leuzinger . . . . .149
Culver City . . . . , 51
Torrance . . . . . 66
Aviation . . . . 81
Helix .. ...102
Coach Howard Brubaker
TOP ROW: Dion Dyer, Dennis Hansen, Dale Lancaster, Robert Pullium, Robert Pupkoff, Roger Baker, Mike Walker, Ken Smith, Gerald Goins, Frank
Corsentino, Jay Rovenstine, Ken Ehlers, Tom Sloat, John Gable, Vi M k' B h
c asa i, erry McHug , Larry McElhenney, Eric Beltram, Larry Salas, Som
Hirose. BOTTOM ROW: Joel Le Daux, Richard Tognotte, Richard Rozendal, Gene Ambrose, Jim Perry, Earl Yanase, Terry Augustyn, James
Masaki, Tom Baligad, Gary Wallak, Mike Hersha, Larry Ascolise, Tom Lane, David Radka, Frederick Sacks.
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Members of the Torrance High School Cross Country team
look on anxiously while Dennis Hansen receives the Bay
One of the most outstanding cross country teams in THS his-
tory represented Torrance High this year.
From Bay League competition the Tartar varsity team came
out with a first place victory, and went on to a second place po-
sition in CIF finals. They were led this season by co-captains
Frank Corsentino and Dennis Hansen. Other team members were:
Ken Ehlers, Bob Pulliam, Bob Rodriquez, Jay Rovenstine, Larry
Salas, and Mike Walker.
Winner ofthe outstanding runner award was Dennis Han-
sen, who set records on three courses and placed fourth in CIF
In JV cross country THS placed second and the Frosh team
third in Bay League competition. Roger Baker, Stu Buckalew, and
Gerry Goins were outstanding performers for the Junior Varsity
and for The freshmen it was Joel LeDoux and Dick Tognotti.
The All-Bay League team, Standing: Jay Rovenstine,
Robert Rodriquez. Kneeling: Kenny Ehlers, Frank Cor-
sentino, Dennis Hansen, Mike Walker.
Dennis Hansen with a big smile accepts the Bay League Trophy
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Standing: Steve Parker, Ron Veres, Bill Reinert, Bill Roberts, Phillip Juvet, Jim Sandstrom, Bob Church, Mike McCusker, Tommy Richardson
Gerald Sherburne. Kneeling: Roy Yanase, John Whitacre, Art Tozier.
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The Varsity had a disappointing season, win-
ning only 6 out of 22 games, but with tour re-
turning lettermen tor next year's nucleus, the
prospects are much brighter. John Sandstrom,
second team All-Bay League center, averaged
l5 points per game. Sophomore, Bill Roberts,
showed promise for the future. Gerald Sher-
burne, was voted "honorary captain," for the
squad. Bob Church, for his tight desire, and team
work won the All-American Blanket Award and
also the most "improved player" award. John
Sandstrom took the most "valuable player"
award. Other members that contributed were
Tom Richardson, Bill Reinert, Ron Veres, Phil Ju-
vet, and Mike McCusker.
Only up-set was a 57-56 victory over a
highly rated Long Beach Jordan five that came
in second in the Pacific Shores Tournament.
Coach Willard :xoerge
37 ............. Banning 56
78 ....... .... l. ennox 52
54 . . . .... Serra 59
39 ... .... Beverly Hills 74
51 . .. .... Hawthorne 46
67 . . . .... North 78
54 ... ..., El Segundo 71
57 .... L. B. Jordan 56
46 ... ,... Morningside 81
49 . . . .... Hawthorne 44
39 . . . .... North 48
44 .... L. B. Wilson 86
48 . .. .... Leuzinger 44
27 . .. .... Santa Monica 45
57 . . . .... Redondo 84
43 ... .... Inglewood 61
57 ... .... Mira Costa 86
45 . . . .... Leuzinger 37
38 ... .... Santa Monica 52
57 . .. . . .Redondo 71
39 ........ .... I nglewood 66
48 ............. Mira Costa 86
Total 1074 Total 1383
John Sanclstrom, No. 50, is going up for a rebound, but
doesn't succeed. In the background Bill Roberts, No. 24, and
Jim Reinert, No. 12, watch closely.'
Jim Reinert, No. 12, is shown bringing the ball down in the Long Beach Wilson game. In the back-
B 4 .
ob Church, No. 40, Bill Roberts, No. 24, and John Sandstrom, No. 50, rush in to hel
two Long Beach Wilson players on him..Jim Reinert, No. 12, Jim Reinert, No. 12, going up for a rebound. John Sand-
is in the foreground. ' " "
h C L S llivan, Howard Achenabch, Tom Sass, Coach Boerger, Lynn Keller, Don Baker, Leon
Howard Taylor, Tom Oiard, Butc owan, arry u
Wisham, Mike Walker, Bill Williams.
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pursue. Steve was one of the outstanding players on the JV
The Torrance Jr. Varsity had a highly suc-
cessful basketb'all season, winning 14 and drop-
ping only 4. ln Bay League play, they came in
second with a 8-2 record, behind Inglewood
10-O. Standouts included Torn Richardson, who
averaged 21 points in the first four games, but
moved up to the Varsity, Howard Taylor, who
was voted "honorary captain," for the team.
Lynn Keller, was selected the "most valuable
player" and Leon Wisham took the "most im-
proved player" over the season by his team-
mates. Other players who contributed to a suc-
cessful season were high scoring Steve Parker
and Tom Oiard who came on strong at the end
of the season, Bill Williams, a returning JV let-
terman and Tom Sass.
44 ... ...Banning 39
63 ...Lennox 21
51 . . . .... Hawthorne 47
43 . .. .... Serra 34
43 ... ...EI Segundo 51
56 ... ...L. B. Jordan 36
54 ... - - .North 52
33 ... ...L. B. Wilson 49
50 . .. .. .Leuzinger 40
50 ... .. .Santa Monica 49
43 ... .. .Redondo 37
37 ... ...Inglewood 41
44 ... ...Mira Costa 32
72 . . . . .Leuzinger 39
62 .. ...Santa Monica 53
50 . . .... Redondo 45
49 . . .. .Inglewood 59
57 .. ...Mira Costa 51
Total 801 Total 775
Bottom Row: Pat Derouin, Tony Augustyn, Tom Hood, Vic Masaki, Joe Montgomery, Terry Taylor. Top Row: Jim Hester, Richard Coburn, Bob
Wiester, Jim Rynhart, Coach Christenson, Tom Kasterko, Mike Derouin, Cliff Weimer, Russ Roberts.
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The B basketball team enioyed a most successful season this
year, the best it's had in many years. They finished 2nd in Bay
-eague behind Redondo Beach. Tony Augustine was the captain
of the team and was an inspiration throughou.t the season. Bob
Neister led all scoring and rebounding, scoring 27 and 28 points in
'wo different games, breaking the school record at that time. Jim
Jester was another vital cog in the machine with his passing and
:lriving methods. He was second in individual scoring. Terry Taylor
Jnd Russ Roberts rounded out the starting five with fine games.
The first part ot the season looked like a great year for the C
eam, as they won 8 of their first 9 games, but starting the first 3
games, they lost the first 2 in overtimes, and it seemed to mark the
Jathway for the remainder of the year. Actually it was not a bad
fear considering that they won more than they lost. Eleazar Ybarra
vas the captain, and playmaker for the team, doing an outstanding
ob all year. lrv Palica was leading scorer, with George Ojard lead-
ng the team in rebounds. Jerry Mclean and Damon VVisham rounded
rut an outstanding team with their outstanding desire and spirit.
Bob Weister goes up for an easy two points on c. fast break
away. Jim Hester follows up the shot.
Front Row- Jim Brennan Mike Venable Eleazar Ybarra James De-P B k R
. , , , . asse. ac ow: Jerry Mclean, Terry Greason, Ronald Campbell, Erv Palica,
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The T959 Tartar track team although not considered a
winning team, has given Torrance some individual cham-
pions, The Varsity team was centered around' middle dis-
tance men Frank Corsentino, Dennis Hansen, Mike Thornton
and Tim Smith and hurdler, high iumper Gary Huffman.
Hansen was high point man.
Coach Brubaker clocks Dennis Hansen running the 440 during
a day's work out.
Frank Corsentino is shown running the 660 against Lennox,
during which he broke a thirty year old THS record.
Tim Smith, Bill McDonald, Dennis Hansen, Jack Rawnsley, John Bentwood, Ronnie Coleman. Not pictured: Frank Corsenfino.
Tap Row: Tom Coleman, Paul Harestad, Jerry Ascolesi, Terry Augustyn, Robert Pupkoff, Eddie Burton, Damon Wisham, Larry Ascolesi, Jim
Carter, John Cable, Ronnie Pennington, Mike Walker, Gary Huffman, Gary Van de Wetering, Jay Rovenstine, Al Severson, Mike Sargent, Renaldo
Jiminez, Gerald Goins. Middle Row: Dave Bristol, James Ambrose, Rich Hansen, Mike Tracy, Mike Thornton, Peter Mitchell, Gary George, John
Orr, Leslie Stanton, Tom Balifad, Harold Fariss, Bob Roy, Joel LeDoux, Tom Lane, Gary Hilton, Jim Mitchell, Ken Ehlers. Bottom Row: Jim Perry,
Bob Kyle, Paul Goodwin, Jim Owens, Bill Pitts, Gordon Walker, Dave W6odward, Tom Sloat, Gary Rice, Cliff Weimer, Dale Lancaster, Howard
Barber, Larry McElhiney, Roger Baker, George Oiard, Jim Sopp, Bob Henderson.
The Bee team had a 50-50 record with hurdlers John Bentwood
and Pete Mitchell and distance stars John Gable, Mike Walker and
Ken Ehlers. Ehlers was high point man.
The Cee team had the best win-loss record and impressive
showings at the Mira Costa and Inglewood relays, as well as in the
Most valuable "Cee" competition was high point man Bob
Kyle, pole vault and sprints. Mike Tracy and Larry McElhiney were
also consistent point winners. The outstanding trash runners in-
cluded Bob Roy, sprjnts, Tom Lane, hurdles, Joel Le Doux, distance,
and George Oiard, shot put and high iump.
Lllrmeileire e Tireczls
Sophomore, Bob Kyle,
goes over the bar at
against Hawthorne. K
John Bentwood exhibits excellent form as he skims
over the low hurdle during practice.
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Joe Montgomery, Steve Parker, Tony Augustyn, Phil Ward, Eleazar Ybarra, Robert Farrington, Ken Pevic, Ron Veres. Top Row: Steve McGuire,
Tom Richardson, Tom Kling, Howard Taylor, Tom Oiard, Jim Armstrong, Bill Williams, Bill Roberts.
The highlight of the first round of league
play was the Tartar l-O victory over Redondo
to take an undisputed league-lead. Torn
Richardson's shut-out pitching and a clutch
7th inning single by senior Ron Veres, pro-
vided an outstanding thrilling victory at the
In the first game of the second round
Ron Veres pitched all the way in an eleven
inning marathon victory over the defending
champions, Inglewood. Ron's pitching grew
stronger with each inning as he struck out
9 men and didn't give up a hit in the last
five innings. Ron was backed up by lO
Tartar hits in the exciting 6 to 5 contest that
ended under the lights on the home dia-
Jim Armstrong, Tartar first sacker, has been one of
the outstanding team members this year. His ability
at The plate has been proven many times Ron Veres, our great pitcher, has turned out to
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Eric Beltram, Mat Phillips, Dick Cloward, Managers.
Ron Veres winds up for the pitch against Santa
Monca. Bill Williams is pictured n the background.
Joe Montgomery swings for a single against Ingle-
wood after twelve hard inninas nf nh-iv
29 Tony Augustine ..... 2nd
52 Bob Farrington .. S.S.-2nd
59 Jim Armstrong ....... lst
55 Tom Kling ..... . . . C.
5l Steve McGuire ........ C.
57 Joe Montgomery ....
6l Steve Parker . . . . , , L.F.
56 Tom Richardson . . . . . P.
63 Howard Taylor ...... S.S.
60 Ron Veres ........ P.-C.F.
26 Phillip Warde ........ L.F.
58 Billy Williams ....... 3rd
50 Eleazar Ybarra . 2nd-P.-S.S.
9 . . . . . Narbonne 0
2 . . . . El Segundo 5
3... .. Beverly Hills 2
4 .. .. Culver City 3
O .. .. Centennial lO
7 . . .."'lnglewood 5
7 . . . . 'Leuzinger 2
5 . . . . . 'Mira Costa O
i .. .. ."'Santa Monica 7
l .. . . ."Redondo 0
6 .......... 'Inglewood 5
0 .......... 'Leuzinger 8
'Bay League Games
This year Torrance High Tar-
tars were invited to the Pomona
Tournament and were edged out
by Pomona. The Tartars put to-
gether 7 straight hits and 5 runs
in a rally effort in the last inning
only to be edged 6-5.
Coach Irwin Ka sten
Jim Armstrong, first baseman, steals one out of the
air from Bill Williams, third baseman, for the third
out against Santa Monica.
Eleazar Ybarra puts the ball over the fielder's for a
Top Row: Greg Coffman, David Radca, Terry Greason, Bob Clark, Roy Wilson, Douglas Flint, Jim Reinhart, Erv Palica, Tom Mathlin, Tom
Holdsworth. Bottom Row: Pat Walker, Roger Holclsworth, Terry Taylor, John Cambon, Jerry McLean, Adolph Duran, Don Dobrick.
D-matter? Veirotifzy eoeioellll
l . . . . . Narbonne 4
4 .. . .. El Segundo l
O .. . . . Beverly Hills 4
5 . . .. . Culver City 3
5 .. . . . Centennial O
l .. . . .tlnglewood O
3 . . . . ."'Leuzinger 2
2 .. ..."'Mira Costa 5
2 .. ..."Santa Monica ll
lO ...'Redonclo l
7 .. ..."Inglewood 2
5 .................. 'Leuzinger 8
"' Bay League games
Adolph Duran, Roy Wilson and Jim Reinart watch coach Will Boerger as
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Coach Willard Boerger
This year's Junior Varsity team featured tive treshma
Catcher Jerry McLean showed a great deal of promise ti
next year. Short Stop Terry Greason, with a good arm I
short, exhibited that he is ready tor anything that coml
his way. ln the outfield there was Bob Clark and on secor
John Cambon and Erv Palica. These boys have been star
ing regularly this year. Other players like Tom Holdswort
Don Doborick, and Jim Reinert have been inspiring to tl
team as well as to the viewers.
Returning for his second year was Bill Roberts, pitch:
He has led the J.V.s to most ot the victories. At the end
the last round ot League play the Tartars had a 4 and
record, losing to Leuzinger, Santa Monica, and Mira Costa
Adolph Duron throws one in for the count of two
and one. In the background Tom Holdsworth, third
Tom Mothlin swings for the ball, but does not
succeed in connecting with it. field-
bcseg Terry Greoson, second baseg Don Dobrick, left
lt's o solid hit by Sieve Parker. Sieve connects for a single early in the Sonia Monica gome.
Infielder Terry Grecison puts the bull over second Jim Reiner? pockets one from third for the our Qt
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Tom Sass and Russ Roberts were un- V Robert Church was the top man on the
defeated on the tennis courts at Press varsity team this year. He lead the
time. way for the fine season.
The Tennis Team underwent a mild resurgence this year, as concen-
trated ettort brought the team out of the Bay League cellar in their last
season in the league.
Coach Towle's strongest threat was Bob Church, earning his second
tennis letter and his third tor his senior year.
Doubles stars Russ Roberts and Tom Sass were undefeated on the
home court at press time, and sophomore, Dennis Albright, produced
point getting tennis.
Robert Church and Milton Bowden are the only graduates from the
Coach Howard Towle
Bottom Row: Robert Church, Milton Bowden, Dennis Albright, Ed Brennan, Bob Mainer, Jim Brennan, Tom Sass, Russ Roberts. Top Row: Don
Baker, Butch Cowan, Richard Steele, JGCR Singer, Tom Kasterko, Bob Mullen, Richard Augustyn.
Larry Salas, Dave Wardon, Pat Derouin, Leonard Laskey, Mike Derouin, Jim Moody, Torn Megow, Coach Richard Turner.
Mike Derouin represented Torrance in the Inglewood
invitational. Mike is a returning Varsity golfer.
Torrance High School is very
proud of their golf team this
year. The '59 squad has shown
promising skill and knowledge
of the game. They enioyed a
very successful season under the
capable leadership of Coach
Richard Turner and are looking
forward to a more outstanding
season next year.
Coach Richard Turner
Larry Salas, an outstanding golfer on the squad.
Tom Megow is another outstanding golfer this sea
son. Tom showed tine sportsmanship during the
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Pictured here are the girls of the G.A.A. at one of their Monday night meetings.
Front Row: JoAnne Isbell, Pat Piercy, Carol Stevens, Judy Minor, Betty
Sorkness. Middle Row: Maxine lhara, Geraldine Dilkus, President,
Pat Travis, Vice-President, Carol Moore, Janet Noone, Carol Porterfield.
Back Row: Leda Davis, Diane Wayt, Paula Blanketship, Kathy Reid, Gail
Wilson, Jana Davey.
The Girls' Athletic Association is an organization
whose purpose is to promote interest in athletics and
spirit toward the school, This year's activities in-
cluded team sports such as volleyball, basketball,
and advanced volleyball. Other sports offered were
tennis, badminton, archery, and modern dance.
Every Monday night after school was the meeting
date of the club. Besides the weekly inter-school
competition, Torrance High School G.A.A. attended
many G.A.A. play days, G,A.A. also held an initia-
tion and dinner for new members, and a "popcorn
ball sale" which was very successful, and held a
Officers for G.A.A. are elected each semester on
the basis of grades, citizenship, and a majority vote
by the club. Membership is open to all girls who
have a passing grade in physical education and high
citizenssip marks. Advisor for the club is Mrs. Pauline
Kathleen Brady is shown here looking admiringly at some ofthe G.A.A. Blowing balloons for the G,A.A. banquet decorations are, Paula
trophies and honors. Blankinship, Geraldine Dilkus, and Sharon Clark.
Shown here are the G.A.A. sponsors, Mrs. Pauline
Katnich and Miss Ellen Granahan.
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