Traverse City High School - Pines Yearbook (Traverse City, MI)

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Wilsey In grateful appreciation for her services to Traverse City High School and for her un- failing interest in the welfare of her students during the past seventeen years, the 1940 Pines is sincerely dedicated to Miss Cora M. Wilsey, instructor in history, government, and economics. Helen Goodrich, Editor-in-Chief, planned and organized the entire annual. It was her duty to supervise each division and see that the work was done correctly. Betty Kistler and Bill Milliken aided the editor in collecting mater- ial, writing copy, running all kinds of errands and assisting with the work of each division. Bill Newton had charge of one of the most important divisions in the annual. His work covered every phase of photography. He also had charge of the music division. We owe our attractive cover de- sign to David Stiffler who originated and drafted the pattern himself. The modernistic designing in the interior of the annual was artfully done by Rosemary Rennie. Mary Bauer, Betty Hall, Betty Potrafke, John Titus, and Don Pratt took an active part in the produc- tion of the annual. Their chief duty was to write the copy for the organi- zation division. Although the president usually serves only as a financial adviser to the annual board, George Panter rerndered much valuable service to the photographic department, the editorial department, and the art de- partment. The most difficult job of covering the entire sports program of out school was ably taken care of by Bill Lichty and Bruce Wfangen. These two editors planned their entire di- vision, wrote all the sports copy, and arranged for all of their photog- raphy. The senior pictures, quotations, and extra-curricular activities of each senior were arranged by Vera Fouch and Jeanne MacIntosh. Because of the extensive club pro- gram in the school this year, the activity division was one of the most difficult parts of the annual. Dorothy Oakes, Editor of the organization department handled this large job very efficiently. This department was capably filled by Pauline Graphos and Phyllis Bauer. These girls wrote the copy for the administration division and assisted in writing the copy for the music department. N U The one exclusive sign of a thorough knowledge is the power of teaching. - ARISTOTLE If XT Page ten UAIQDU E President, Frank Ashton William Newton Colon Wares In every realm of high school life the Board of Education of the Traverse City Schools plays a fundamental role. Their one objective is to see that the students of Traverse City are given all the possible advantages of a modern, progressive educa- tion. Hiring teachers, supervising the activities of the superintendent of schools and principals, budgeting school finances for the year, and deciding other important issues which invariably arise, are only a few of the assignments of the board of Education. During the past year the Board has inaugurated a number of reforms in the curriculum of the school which have furthered immeasurably their ideal of a better-balanced, all-round liberal education. It is the duty of the superintendent, Mr. Loomis, to acquaint the board with the needs of the school system. T0 WHDM AT to EI P.:ge eleven 0 N O O O O C Arnell Engstrom Hazel Bird Iulius Hanslotxcky Realizing that the fine school buses which transport rural students to and from school were purchased by the Board of Education, that it is this board which purchased the sound motion picture machine and maintains its equipment, that band uniforms, and athletic equipment are all provided for through the Board of Education, that the speech and debate societies have been set on their feet by the help of the board, that transportation expenses for band, orchestra, debate and sports all come from the school board, that the public address system was financed by the board, and that it is this group of men who give Traverse City youth a chance to study, grow, and appre- ciate life, we, the students of Traverse City High School give a hearty, sincere, "thank you" to you, the Board of Education. ' -1 ni! Members of the Board of Education are as follows: FRANK ASHTON, President GLEN LOOMIS, Superiulendent COLON XVARES JULIUS HANSLOVSKY W'ILLIAM NEWTON ARNELI. ENGSTROM INEZ WAHLGREN, Clerk I-IAZEL BIRD Ll.. Su erintendent oomis II GLENN E. LOOMIS - A. B., M. S., M. A. Born in Hastings, Michigan, Mr. Loomis was graduated from Hast- ings High School in 1912. Following his graduation, he entered Olivet College from which he received an A. B. degree in 1916. In 1926, Mr. Loomis received an M. S. degree from Olivet and in 1930 he graduated from the University of Michigan with an M. A. degree. Mr. Loomis was formerly coach and principal of Charlevoix High School. Following this, he accepted the office as principal of Big Rapids High School, a position which he held for five years. Later he was offered the superintendency at Big Rapids which he also fulfilled for a period of five years. Besides his extensive career as an educator, Mr. Loomis is intensely interested in sports, having acted as coach and athletic official for a num- ber of years. He is also very active as a member on several state boards and commissions. In 1938, Mr. Loomis came to Traverse City where he has been super- intendent of public schools for the past two years. - in you or 4 W7 ell here you are, one hundred and eighty-nine strong. Graduation! What does it mean? For some it means out of high school into life's school. For others it means a short recess before the beginning of college work. For all it means a pause for a look toward the future. Stretched out before you are many pathways. At the end of each, you vision success. You have reached the first milestone along your way. You are to be congratulated. Your enthusiasm engendered by this commencement time may cause you to feel that your ultimate life's goal is assured. I hope that you will not think it untimely for me to warn you that you see only a very nebulus vision in the distance. Many lesser goals lie between. To make your vision a reality and not a mirage requires work, courage and loyalty. You will not find a rose strewn pathway. Every guide post along your way will be labeled WORK. There are no short cuts. You will find that the true joys on earth are for those who work. Be a builder-a creator, not a destroyer. Have courage. Listen to advice of others but have the courage of your own convictions. Your journey may take you over some bad roads. Sometimes you may meet with failure. Have the courage to profit by your mistakes. Success often comes from replanned and rebuilt failures. Be loyal. Loyal to your country, to your fellow men and yourself. Ours is the greatest country in the world. Keep it so. Do not allow your- self to be misled by the smooth twisting tongues of propagandists. Ameri- ca is still "the beautiful" - the land where youth has its greatest oppor- tunity. We succeed only as our fellow man succeeds. Lord Byron said, "Happiness was born a twin." Cooperate in building your community. A successful community means successful individuals. Above all be loyal to yourselves. "To thine own self be true and it follows as the night unto the day that thou canst not be false to any man." Life, youth, opportunity are yours. Success depends on how well you use them. With best wishes to you all. G. E. LOOMIS. LARS HOCKSTAD - A.B., A. M. Mr. Hockstad was born in Leelanau County and attended Traverse City High School from which he graduated in 1907. Following his graduation, Mr. Hockstad entered Olivet College, graduating in 1912. In the meantime, he attended sum- mer sessions at the University of Michigan to earn his Masters Degree. Mr. Hockstad's experience as an edu- cator includes teaching a rural school, high school mathematics, science, and his- tory. He has acted as principal in Canton, South Dakota, in Belding, and in Traverse City. Before 1938, Mr. Hockstad was superintendent of Traverse schools for a number of years. He has just completed his twenty-eighth year as a school instruc- tor. -- 3 Principal Hbclasted GEORGE R. ANDERSON - B. A., A. M. Mr. Anderson was born in Escanaba, Michigan, and attended grade school at Gladstone, Michigan. He was graduated from Gladstone High School in 1914, and 35 he received his teacher's life certificate at Michigan State College in 1924. In 1927, Mr. Anderson came to Traverse City where he has been assistant principal. He received his B. A. degree at Northern State Teach- er's College in 1932, and in the summer of 1957, received his Master's Degree at the University of Chicago. Assistant Principal Anderson STELLA ALTHOUSE, A.B. General Science, Pbolography Miss Althouse was born and received her high school educa- tion in Oxford, Michigan. She graduated with an A. B. degree from Central State Teacher's College of Mount Pleasant. Miss Althouse has taught here 9 years. EDXVIN R. CHAPMAN, B. S. Chemistry, Physics, Slide Rule Mr. Chapman graduated from Traverse City High School in 1899. He went to several col- leges and received his B. S. de- gree at the University of Chi- cago. He came to Traverse City in 1918 and has taught here since. ALETHIA BROXVN, B. S. Ar! Mrs. Brown was born in Tra- verse City and received her B. S. degree from Michigan State Normal in 1935. She has taught here 11 years. CHARLES CRAWFORD, A.B. Speech, Debate, Economies, Sociology Mr. Crawford was born in Flint, Michigan. His A. B. de- gree was earned at Western State College. He ioined the Traverse City High School fac- ulty in 1958. JOSEPH DEIKE, B. M. Instrumental Music Mr.Deike was born in Sagi- naw, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a B. M. degree. This has been his lirst year here. KARL FISHER, A. M. Mathematics, Guidance Mr. Fisher is a graduate from Traverse City High School. He received his A. B. and A. M. de- grees at Michigan State College and the University of Michigan, respectively. He has been here 4 years. Pays fifteen Mu ..'-. ANN JUNE DOW, B. s. Home Economics, Biology Miss Dow was born in Beaver- ton, Michigan. She earned a B. S. degree at Western State Teachers College. After teach- ing in Lima, Peru, Miss Dow came to Traverse City and has been a member of the faculty for IVZ years. WATSON E. FOWLE, B. S. Agriculture Mr. Fowle is a graduate of Traverse City High School. His college years were spent at Mich- igan State College where he earned his B. S. degree. He has been teaching here for 20 years. 1940 FACULTY 1940 Page sixleen GARLAND L. HOUSE, H. S. Commercial Mr. House was born in Mar- ion, Michigan. He graduated from Central State Teachers College at Mount Pleasant with a B. S. degree. He has been a member of the faculty for 2 years. GLENNA LOWING KEIFER, B. S. English, journalism Mrs. Keifer was born in Grand Rapids, Michian, and graduated from Traverse City High School. She received a B. S. degree from Michigan State Normal College at Ypsi- lanti. She has spent one year with the high school faculty. A. L. GAINER, A. B. History, Geography Born in Bangor, Michigan, Mr. Gainer had his college train- ing at North Central College, Illinois, and graduated from Western State College at Kala- mazoo with an A. B. degree. He has been here 2 years. LEILA PIKE HARTSELL, A. B. English Born in Dayton, Ohio, Mrs. Hartsell went to the University of Michigan to earn her A. B. degree. She has taught in Tra- verse City for 12 years. ARLENE JENNINGS, B. S. English, Vocal Music Miss Jennings was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Her col- lege education was received at Michigan State Normal College at Ypsilanti where she gradu- ated with a B. S. degree. She has spent two years teaching here. LYDIA KOTILAINEN A. B., A. M. Laliu Although born in Finland, Miss Kotilainen received her education in the United States. She has an A. B. and A. M. de- gree, from Columbia University. She has taught here 10 years. CLYDE C. GRAICHEN Industrial Arts Mr. Graichen was born in Shippard, Michigan, and attend- ed Kalamazoo Western State Teachers College. He held posi- tions in two other schools be- fore he came to Traverse City. This has been his eleventh year here. BARBARA HEATH, A. B. English, Speech Miss Heath was born in Ann Arbor and received all her schooling in that town. She graduated with an A. B. degree from the University of Michi- gan. She has spent one year here. 1940 FACULTY 1940 GLADYS LAHYM, B. S. Home Economics Born in Traverse City, Miss Lahym graduated from Central High School. In 1919 she was awarded a B. S. degree by Michigan State College. Her teaching in Traverse City covers tive years. SYLVIA I. LIEN, B. S. Commercial Girls Physical Education Miss Lien was born in Idaho but received most of her edu- cation in Michigan. She gradu- ated from Northern State Teach- ers College and later earned a B. S. degree. She has been here 3 years. ELSIE A. LAUTNER, B. S. Mathematics Born in Leelanau County, Miss Lautner attended Traverse City High School. In 1917 she graduated with a B. S. degree from Michigan State College. Miss Lautner has been an in- structor here for 13 years. REID O. LUSE, B. S., A. M. Commercial Mr. Luse was born at Ottawa Lake in Monroe County. He re- ceived a B. S. degree at Ypsi- lanti Normal College and a Master's degree from the Uni- versity of Michigan. For 4V2 years he has been assistant super- intendent and business manager of the Traverse City Public Schools. ELLABETH MCCOMBS, A. B. English Miss McCombs was born in Marquette, Michigan. She gradu- ated from Northern State Teach- ers College in that city with an A. B. degree. This has been her first year here. LEO B. McQUEI2N Prinling Kent county is Mr. McQueen's home county. He graduated from Western State Teachers College and from Michigan State Normal at Ypsilanti. He has spent 9 years in Traverse City. Page seventeen ARCHIE L. McLEAN. B. S. Manual Arif Mr. McLean was horn in Croswell, Michigan. He gradu- ated from Michigan State Norm- al College and earned his B. S. degree in 1934. He has taught here for 12 years. ROBERT MEGGISON, B. S. Malhemafirs Mr. Meggison graduated from Traverse City High School in 1928. He graduated with a B. S. degree from Western State Teachers College. He has taught here 4 years. 1940 FACULTY 1940 Page eighteen LESLIE INT. OLDT, A. B., A. M. History, English Mr. Oldt was born in Naper- ville, Illinois, but studied in Michigan. He received his A.B. degree at the University of Michigan and an A. M. at Michigan State College. He has been here 3 years. LESTER D. ORR, B. S. Physirial Education, Coach Mr. Orr came from the state of Iowa and earned a B. S. de- gree at Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois. After teach- ing in Iowa for some time he came to Traverse City and has been here for 5 years. IRVING O. MENZEL, A. B. Assistant Coach, Heallb, Vocational Civics Mr. Menzel was born in Ber- lin, Germany. He attended the University of Michigan, Univer- sity of West Virginia, and Duke University in North Carolina. He has an A. B. degree and has taught here 4 years. DELORA MUNRO Pbysiml Education Elk Rapids is Miss Munro's birthplace. She graduated from the high school of that town and went on to Western State Teach- ers College. She immediately came to Traverse City and has taught here 10 years. FREDA j. OLSON, A. B. Commercial Miss Olsen received her A. B. degree from Olivet College. She taught commercial work in many different schools. For four years Miss Olson has been with the Traverse City High School fac- ulty. GERALDINE M. PAGEL, A. B., A. M. Miss Pagel was born in Petos- key, Michigan. She received her A. B. degree at Hillsdale Col- lege and later an A. M. degree at the University of Michigan. She has been here 12 years. ELIZABETH PATCHIN MOYER, A. B. English, Iournalism Mrs. Moyers' home is in Tra- verse City. She studied at Ober- lin College and the University of Michigan where she received an A. B. degree. She concluded her seventeenth year here this spring. DUGALD MUNRO, A. B. Biology, Session Room Mr. Munro began his teach ing career in Baldwin, Michi- gan, after receiving his A. B. degree from Western State Teachers College. He came to Traverse City 5 years ago. 1940 FACULTY 1940 MARGUERITE POTTER, A.B. Home Eronomirs Miss Potter was born in Hast- ings, Michigan. She attended several schools, the Pratt Insti- tute in New York, the Univer- sity of Michigan, and received an A. B. at Michigan State Col- lege. She has taught here 4 years. MARTHA Z. SEAKS, B. S. History Mrs. Seaks was born in Cold- water. Michigan, but graduated from Traverse City High School in 1918. She graduated from Michigan State Normal College at Ypsilanti with a B. S. degree. She has taught here 8 years. MAUD C. RAYMONT, A. B. Mathematics Miss Raymont received her A. B. degree from the Univer- sity of Michigan in 1930. Last year she taught in England as an exchange teacher. Miss Raymont has been in the Traverse City Schools for 9 years. RUTH L. TURNBULL, A. B. History Miss Turnbull received her high school training in Lapeer, Michigan, where she was born. Her A. B. degree was earned at the University of Michigan. She has been an instructor here for 17 years. CORA M. WILLSEY, A. B., A. M. Sociology, History, Go vernmenl, Eronomzrs Miss Willsey"s home town is Saginaw, Michigan. Her A. B. degree was earned. at the Uni- versity of Michigan and her A. M. degree at the University of Chicago. She has been in Tra- verse City High School 1S years. MARJORIE L. BREMER Senior High Librarian Mrs. Bremer was born in Le- land, Michigan, and received her grade school training in Leland and in the Boardman Avenue and Central Grade schools of Traverse City. She was gradu- ated from Traverse City High School in 1928, following which she accepted a position in the school library. Page nineteen ROSELLE WRISLEY, A. B. French, English Miss Wrisley lived in North- port, Michigan, until she went to Michigan State College. There she received an A. B. degree. She taught 6 years in Portland High School before coming here in 1955. BETTY FOUCH S'ufJerinlendent's Office Clerk Miss Fouch was born in Acme, Michigan, attended grade schools there, and was graduated from Traverse City High School in 1937. following which she ac- cepted a position in the senior high office. In 1940 she was transkerred to the general office. 1940 FACULTY 1940 There are more men ennobled by study than by nature. -CICERO Senior Class Officers President - - - George Panter V ice-President - - Don Sanford Secretary - - Pauline Graphos Treasurer - - Robert Taylor CLASS COLORS jade and Ivory CLASS FLOWER Gardenia CLASS MOTTO Life begins in '40 HAROLD AESCHLIMAN Agriculture Course His IllIil'lIll'X5 is ifllllifilllldl. RAY AXTELL General Academic Course A fool may Ialk, but u wise man listens. Dramatics Club '40: Baseball '39g Prom '39g Intramural football '37"58. Pl ES MARGARET ANTONY Commercial Course Modcfsty is a qualify which I possess, but others know it noi. Chorus 363 The Lucky jade '56: Home Economics Club '58g Knitting Club '40. HELEN BABCOCK Commercial Course Easy rome, easy go. Latin Club 'SGQ Band '36-'37- '38-'39-'40g Once in a Blue Moon '36g Hollywood Bound P583 junior Prom '39g Senior Frolic '40g Knitting Club '40. Page tuwzly-Ilrree JOE BACHORIK Colege Preparatory "Now, 1et's gel down to business V. French Club '37g Internation- al Club '38: Speech-English Club '38g Track '38-59: ln- tramural Boxing '37-'38-'39: Challenger '39: Debate '4o1 Dramatics Club '40g 320 Col- lege Avenue '40, HARRY BAUM AN Commercial Course He looks solcnnz, and be looks slay, Bu! l1e's merry and sporly and spry. Intramural Basketball '38- '395 Football '36-'57-'38-7592 Baseball Club '39: Vice President of Varsity Club: Student Court '38. PHYLLIS BAUER College Preparatory Life isn'f what il is, il'x wlml you nmkc' il. Secretary junior Class: Glee Club '581 Orchestra '401 String quartet '40g Debate '39: Student Council '40g junior Prom 'ASQQ Senior Fro- '59g Personality Club '-103 Black and Gold 40: Challen- ger '39: junior Fashion Show '59: Annual Board '40, MAR-IORIE BEAM College Preparatory I mme, I saw, I romfuervrl. Entered from Manistee 39: Girl's Athletic Association '57-'38: Home Economics Club '58g Knitting Club '40: Student Council '59g junior Prom: Senior Frolicg junior Fashion Show. Page twenly-four Pl IVIARY BLANCI-IARD College Preparatory Reproof on ber lips, but a xmile in ber eyes. Entered from Holland High '38g Knitting Club V109 Inter- ior Decoration Club '4O: French Club '40g Black and Gold '39g Challenger '39g junior Prom '59g Junior Fashion Show '39g Senior Frolic '40g Senior Play '40g Student Court '59. BERNARD BOYLE Commercial Course One ease wherein Ike wo- man doem'l have the last word. LEOLA BOHRER Commercial Course 'Tis a 'womarfs privilege to rbange ber mind. Commercial Club '40g Per- sonality Club '40, EDWARD BRADFORD General Academic Course lVbai is yours is mine, and all mine is yours. ES RUTH BECKWITH Home Economics Course If e'er she had an angry thought, she spoke no angry word. Home Ec. Club '40. DAVID BERKOWITZ College Preparatory Quirk of wil, and .flaw to anger. Challenger '59g Personality Club '40. ROBERT BERGSTROM College Preparatory You ran'l keep a good man down. Band '57-'58-'59-'40g Student Court '40g National Honor Society '403 Dramatics Club '40g Senior Play. MARIE BERRY Commercial Course A5 rbangeable as a dollar ball. Entered from Racine, Wis. '59g Knitting Club '39-'40g Archery Club '59-'40q junior Prom '59. -IULIANA BRADFORD Commercial Course TlJere'.v nolbirzg like being used to u thing. Home Economics Club '59- '-IOQ Librarian Club '40. ARDITH BRATSCH College Preparatory To be, mlber than lo inter- fere. Entered from Detroitg Arch- ery Club '40g Tap-dancing '40. Pl ES ESTHER BRAKEL General Academic Course A maid Jo quie! few are aware of ber presenre. Librarian Club '40g Home Economics Club '59-'40. STEPHEN BREZINSKI Commercial Course A solemn youtb with sober pbiz Uybo ears bis grub and minds his biz. Intramural Boxing '58g Sen- ior Frolic Zio: Varsity Base- ball '59: Personality Club '40 Page Iwcnl y'fi1'e CHARLES BROWN College Preparatory Course ll"lJen boiler things are done I'll do 'em. Personality Club '40g Student Council '57, '40g junior Class Treasurerg Intramural Bas- ketball '57-'58-'40g Intramur- al Football '57: Fire Mar' shall '4og Senior Frolic '40g Slide Rule Club 40. LORANE BURDETTE Commercial Course A good rep-and full of 17017- Personality Club '40g Com- mercial Club '4og Challenger '39: Junior Promg Senior l'rolic. ESTHER BROXVN Commercial Course Il'.v easier' lo slrfrwl lbim explain why you failed. Commercial Club '403 Per- sonality Club '-103 junior Prom '593 Senior Play '40: National Honor Society '40, MAX BURROXVS College Preparatory Course Cfilllllllillg may nmkc olberx wise But il makes me oilrerwise. Intramural Basketball '37: Intramural Football '37g Football '37-'38. Page twenty-six LAURA CONANT College Preparatory Course lVho said that boys prefer hlonds? Glee Club '57g Latin Club '57-'58: Mask and Wig Club 'frog Home Economics Club '39: Pep Club '40g Once in a Blue Moon '37, ORVILLF CORPE General Academic Course A man of weight, if not of height. Orchestra '37-'38-'59: F. F. A. Club '39-'40g Archery Club '39-'40. DI ES LORRAINE COOK Home Economics Club Energy, anihition and pep personified. Glee Club '57: Once in a Blue Moon ,573 Archery Club '40g Mask and Wig Club '40g junior Prom. ROBINETTE CORNELL Home Economics Club I lore a rate hot1l- yes I do .md an auto hui!! for two. Drum majorette '58-'593 Archery Club '40g Dramatics Club '401 junior Promg Sen- ior Frolicg Home Economics Club '38g Once in a Blue Moon '37. HAROLD CARNAHAN General Academic Course There is honesty, manhood, and goodfellowship in thee. Golden Gloves '57-'58-'59, CHERRY CHAMBFRLIN Home Economics Course She is not a Hower, she is not a pearl, she is just a noble, all-around girl. Basketball '38g Archery Club '59-'40, VERNON CAVITCH Gex-eral Academic Course lVhy worry, they leach the same thing at both ends of the class. Intramural Basketball '37-'58 '59-'40g Baseball Club '40g Intramural Football '37-'38- '39 BETTY COLE Commercial Course An enemy she has nol, hut a smile always. Glee Club '37-'38: Commer- cial Club '40g Archery Club '40g The Lucky Jade '36g Once in a Blue Moon '37: junior Promg Senior Frolic. MAC COX Gcneral Academic Course A man of many iuehes, and every meh a man. Football '38-'59-'40g Basket- ball '58-'39-'40: Track '38- '59-'40g Varsity Club '40. ILA IVIAIE IIARWIN Commercial Course She has 11 heart with room for every hay. Dramatics Club '4Og Pep Club '40g Glee Club '59: En- tered from Drummond, XVis. consin, '39, DI ES DOROTHY CRAWFORD Commercial Course He's my drummer man again. Glee Club '37-'38g Knitting Club '40: Pep Club '40: Cheer leader '38-'59-'40: jun- ior Promg Senior Frolicg Girl's Basketball '38-'39, MARIAN DAVIS Commercial Course She is always quiet, hut there is misrhief lurking in her eyes. Basketball '37-'38-'39g Latin Club '36-'37-'38-'39g Home Economics Club '38-'393 Jun- ior Promg International Club '37-'38g Speech-English Club '37-'38g Commercial Club '40: Senior Play Committee. I Page lu'euly-seven GARTH DEAN College Preparatory Course He rloesn't say mueh, but when he starts in you would he surprised. Varsity Club V101 Baseball '39-'401 Football '36-'37g In- tramural Sports '55-'36. MARCELLA DFNNY Home Economics Course The "Bahlk" of my work is :lone hy rode, "Malt- rire," of eourse. Speech Club '57-'38g Photo- graphy Club '39g Knitting Club '40: Basketball '38. MARCEITA DENNY Home Economics Course They are always together but yet not-of-age. Literary Club '37-'58: Photo- graphy Club ,399 Knitting Club '40g Basketball '38. THOIWAS DFERING General Academic Course All great men are zletul. mul I rlou't feel so well myself. ROBERT IJEWAR College Preparatory Course A bright mem-well "red." Band '36-'40: Dramatics Club '4og Personality Club '40g Baseball Club '40: Oratorical Contestg Senior Playg junior Promg Senior Frolicg Base- ball '40: Intramural Basket- ball '36-'37: Orchestra '37- '38: Valiant '40. Page twenty-eigbl CHARLES E LDRED General Academic How we lore to see bim blusb. Sportsman's Club. MARY EMERSON Commercial Course A model pal-true as lbe skies are blue,' If tlzere were only men like you. Girls' Basketball '37-'58g Commercial Club '4og Per- sonality Club '403 National Honor Society '40. DI ES PHYLLIS ELDRED College Preparatory Course l'll be a musician if I have my way. Orchestra '36-'37-'38-'39-'40g French Club '57-'38: Inter- national Club '58g Knitting Club '40. ILEEN EMERY Commercial Course A merry smile is as good as medzune. WANETTA IDUNLOP Commercial Course A sunny disposition, we well drsrern. NIILDRED l3UNN Commercial Course A good girl friend is worth u dozen men. Home Economics Club '40g Commercial Club 40. DARWIN DUNN College Preparatory Course Tbey say it fan'l, but il's been "Dunn" before. Wrestling '58-'59-'40g Track '40g Challenger '39g Drama- tics Club '40g Personality Club '4O. FVELYN EITZEN Commercial Course Sbe seems to be quiet, yet one never knowx. Commercial Club '40g En- tered from Shetland School in '56. J. F. EVANS General Academic Course They my miracles were in the pax! but I wouldn't know. Sportsman's Club '40g Inter- mural Basketball '39, JOHN FISHER General Academic The depth of a well is not judged by ihe length of the pump handle. Dlmcs FRANCE S FA LL Commercial Course Her idle hours were spent in study. Commercial Club '40. ROBERT FOUCH General Academic Course Men of few words are of- ten the hesl. President Nature Club '40g Aviation Theory Club '40. Page twenty-nine VERA FOUCH College Preparatory ll"hen you .wee her you like her, when you know her you like her hetler. Home Room President: Black and Gold Staff ,403 Annual Board '4'Jg Glee Club '37- '381 Nanonal Honor Society '59-'40:'Bersonality Club V103 Studer. Council '37-'59-'40g junior Prom: Honor Ping N. S. P. A. Convention '39g D. A. R. CHARLES FRYE General Academic just full me "Charlie" Baseball Club '40g Varsity Club '40g Baseball '4og Track '38-'391 Basketball '38-'39- '40: Football '58-'39-'40g Student Council '58g Intra- mural Basketball '37g Intra- mural Football. PEARL FREEMAN Commercial Course Fluffy-ruffles. Commercial Club '40: Per- sonality Club '40. PAUL GARDNER College Preparatory The apple of my eye is a Marlniosh. Pres. of Sophomore Classy Pres. of Band '38g Student Council '38g Student Court '38g Co-Editor Challenger '583 Football '36-'37-'58-39g Basketball '36-'37-'38: Track '38-'39-'40: Band '37-'38g Or- chestra '35-'36: Varsity Club '40g Pep Club '40: Black and Gold '40. Page lhirly 3-34? RHEA LOUISE GEE Home Economics A cheerful, "little" earful. Band '57-'58-'59g Knitting Club '40g Archery Club '40g Girls' Basketball '38-'59S In- ternational Clubg junior Prom '39g Clarinet Ensemble '57-'38-'39g Orchestra '58g Senior Frolic '40, GRACE GILBERT College Preparatory I anchor my ship for a lit- tle while only. Orchestra '57 - '58 - '59 - '4og String Quartette '40g String Ensemble Club '40g junior Fashion Show '39s junior Prom '59g Glee Club '37g Senior Frolic '40g Senior Play '40g Black and Gold '39-'40g Archery Club '40g National Honor Society '40. LEROY GHERING General Academic I may not be much of a xprinler, but 1,126 paced many a mile. Band '56 - '57 - '58 - '59 - '4og Track 'ss-'39-'4og Intramural Football '36-'59: Intramural Basketball '59-'4og Intramur- al Boxing '57-'58-'593 Person- ality Club '59-'40g Sports- man's Club '40g F. F. A. '58- '39-'40g Treasurer F. F. A. '59-'4Q. JACK GILLETT College Preparatory There's a photographer in our town. Glee Club '37-'39-'40g Senior Play '40g Intramural Football '56g Intramural Basketball '36g Black and Gold '40g French Club '58g Stamp Club '56g Track '58g Aviation Theory Club '40g Dramatics Club '40g Photography Club '4Og Senior Frolic '40g Jun- ior Prom '39. FRANK GARLAND JACQUELINE GARNEAU College Preparatory He travels the fastest who travels alone. Sportsman's Club '40g Per- sonality Club '40, College Preparatory Strike while the iran is hot. Cheerleader '36-'57g junior Fashion Show '59g junior Prom '59g Senior Frolic '40g French Club '40g Knitting Club '40: Class Play 'Sham" '59 ELIZABETH GARTI-IE College Preparatory Be your own self and you will be original. Latin Club '58-'59-'40g jun- ior Prom '59g Basketball '58- '59g Knitting Club '40g Arch- ery Club '40, THOMAS GEARY General Academic Course 'Tis not birth, nor rank, nor state, but get up and get that makes men great. Pl ES Page lbirl y-one HELEN GOODRICH College Preparatory Slide Rule 719: Senior Fro- licg Personality Club' 403 Na- tional Honor Society '59-'-103 liditor of Annual '40g Chief' justice of Student Court '4og Student Council '-103 Black and Gold '59g Annual Board HS: junior Promg junior Fashion Shnwg Tennisg De- bate '38-'59: Declamation '57: Student Government '37- '58-'39: Latin Club '36-'57g Honor Pin '57-'58-'39: Ameri- can Legion Award: N. S. P. A. Convention '59s Honor Studentg Challenger '58, PAULINE GRAPHOS College Preparatory ll's nice to he mzllmzl when your mztumlly nice. Secretary of Senior Classy Member of Annual Board: Challenger Staff '593 Latin Club '38"59-'40g Internation- al Club '59: Senior Frolicg Knitting Club '-405 Senior Class Play: National Honor Society '40. ROBERT GRAHAM College Preparatcry I crave a "new" lbrill. Band '56-'57-'38-'39-'40g Or- chestra '57-'SSQ Clarinet Quartette '57-'58-'39: Saxo- phone Quartette '59-'40g Sen- ior Frolic '4og Intramural Basketball '37. NORMA GREENWALIJ Commercial Course Slve bas 11 lbouglvt for Ilmse about ber. Archery Club '-40g Commer- cial Club '-i0: Entered from St. Francis '57. MARJORIE GRINDSTUEN General Academic Cuurse A gentle maiden, ye! :be knows her way. Archery Club '40g Black and Gold '59-'40g Challenger '58g Entered from Cedar '38. HARRY GROESSER General Academic I'1'e done my besl, why worry. junior Prom. FILEFN GROFSSER Commercial Course All excellenl are rure. Commercial Club '40g Nat- ional Honor Society '59-'40g Student Council '59: Honor Pins '57-'59. LARS HALVERSON Agricultural Course W'by llllffjl, lime is not limiled. F. F. A.: Baseball Club '59- '-'i0g Intermural Basketball '59-'4i0. Page thirty-fwo ROBERT HFMMING College Preparatory Course 'Tis good lo look before you leap. Varsity Club '40g Baseball Club '40g Football '37-'38- '39q Basketball '38-'39-'40g Baseball '39-'4Og Intramural Basketball '57, JACK HENSEL College Preparatory Course Tlne little man who was llfere. Band '37-'38g Orchestra '57- '38g Intramural Basketball '57g Varsity Basketball '58- '39-'40: Golf '39-'40g Pep Club '40g President, Athletic Association '40g Promg Sen- ior Frolic. DI ES DON I-IENNRICK General Academic Course He feeds a good line-jus! lislen. Mixed Chorus '59-V103 Glee Club ,37-'39-'40Z OUC9 in 3 Blue Moon '5'7g H. M. S. Pinafore '59g Musical Varie- ties: International Club '40g French Club '57g Camera Club '40g Dramatics Club '4Og Aviation Theory Club '4Og Model Aviation Club '40g junior Promg Senior Frolic. BARBARA HERBERT College Preparatory Course A silver tongued orator, we musl all agree. Latin Club ,35-'36-'57-'383 International Club '57-'38- '39g Speechlinglish Club '37- '58g Debate Club '58-'39-'40g Dramatics Club '59-'40. PERRY HAYS Commercial Course Slow and steady, yet al- ways ready. Challenger Staff '393 Ink Slingers '40g Sportsman Club '40. PATRICIA HEIGHES College Preparatory A good repulalion is more valuable than money. Latin Club '38-'39-'4og Black and Gold '37g Challenger '39g Home Economics Club '39g International Club '39g Speech-English Club '38g Knitting Club '40g junior Prom '59g Senior Frolic '40g Basketball '40. HELEN HAYWOOD General Academic Here's to the girl with th eyes of gray wbo's sunn- smile drives cares away French Club '37-'38g Inter national '38g Home Econom ics Club '395 Photographj '40g Librarian '40, JACK HEINFORTH College Preparatory Course I always dream ol "Mar gie." National Honor Society '59 '40g Basketball '38-'59-'40g Track '38g Tennis '59: Var sity Clubg Baseball Club Junior Promg Senior Frolic HARRY HIBBARD College Preparatory Course E1'l'7'j'fl7il1,U is all merry u'illJ Harry. Aviation Theory Club '4og Dramatics Club V103 Foot- ball '37-'38: Track '37-'58: Intramural Sports '37-'58-39. REX HOOPER College Preparatory Course Nupolvon was ri small nmu. loo. Band '37-'3Sg Intramural Sports '40: Personality Club '-10: Sportsman Club '40. Pl ES THOMAS HOFFMAN General Academic Course Conspiruollx by hir lzbswzre. Band '58g F. F. A. '38-'593 '40g Sportsman Club '40g Personality Club '40g Intra- mural Football '4og Intra- mural Basketball '4o. UARNWIN HOPKINS General Academic Course A girl, 11 girl, my leingdom for a girl. Page llvirl y-lbrev MARIAN HOXVELL General Academic Course rl shy tmzl modest lilllc llI,CS. Glee Club '56-'57-'58-'59-.401 Once in a Blue Moon '57g Home Economics Club: Knit- ting Club '4Ug MuSiCal Vali- iety '40. VlRGll. Hl 7l7l3l.ESTON VERNON HOXIE General Academic Course llwill I Ill'l'l'l' rculrlv ilu height of my ambiliou Personality Club 3103 Ath letics '57 38. HOMKR HUEY General Academic Course Agricultural Course If iillll my fault if I blurb. CQIIIIIYI' broil, lull u'r'll brcrl. Personality Club '40. Page llairty-four td' XVA LTER JOHNSON College Preparatory Never unprepared, aye ready. 4-H Club '56-'57g Debating '39-'40: National Honor So- ciety '-403 Honor Student '40. PATRICIA KEPHART Commercial Course lVlJere tlaere is no fault, tbere needs no pardon. Band '57-'58-'59g Orchestra '57-'58g Archery Club '40g Commercial Club '40g junior Vice President: National Honor Society '59-'40g Stu- dent Council '59: Student Court '40g junior Prom Com- nlitteeg Senior Frolic Com- mittee. Pl ES Lois JOLLY General Academic Sl1e's jolly when lfer "dear- rings" fDeering,l. Fntered from Bowen High School: Tau-Pi Alpha Club '57-'582 G. A. A. Club '57' 1583 Honor Club '57-'38g Girl Reserves 'BSQ Home Fconomics Club '40g Latin Club 'fill BETTY KISTLER Commercial Course Dfm'l worry over Iroulale. if never broke a dale yel. latin Club '37-'383 Basket- ball '58: Annual Board '-403 junior Prom Committee '59: Chairman Senior Frolic '40g Challenger Stall '59g Glee Club '57-'58g Knitting Club '40: Archery '40: National Honor Society '40. AIAIWIFS HUGHES College Preparatory FVFLYN HULKA Commercial Course Some clay l'l! ouwz "all" of L1 Iliff! shiny Ford. Chief justice of Student Court '59: Football '58: Track '40g junior Prom Com- mitteeg Dramatics Club '40g All-school party committee Quiet, yet ppp laersouiliczl. Personality Club: Commer- tial Club. 59. FIJWARIJ IRISH College Preparatory You mrz'l down an Irisb- man. Student Council '57g Band '57-'58-'39-'40: Glee Club '59: Mixed Chorus '59-'40g Operetta '59: Brass Ensemble '59-'40g Boy's Octette '59g ln- tramural Football '39: Chal- lenger Staff '39: French Club '58g International Club '58g Dramatics Club '58g Senior Play '4og Orchestra '57, JOYCE JOHNSON Commercial Course A mind lo dare, u will lo do. Home Economics Club '59- '40: Stenography Club '403 International Club '38. GENE KVFCHFN Home Economics General Academic flrlioll sflmi-s lnlnler lluu wonls. ' Home Economics Club: Chal- lenger Staffg Librarian Club: Musical Varieties '-10. LAVONNE KOENIG General Academic I bare none other than .1 women's reason. International Club 'BSL Home Economics Club '59: Knit- ting Club '39-40: Challenger Staff '59. Pl ES CHARLES KLFPAC College Preparatory If you zvisb lo mount lbe ladflar you mnsl begin ul rlre lowest rung. Personality Club '40g Intra- mural Football '57g Intra- mural Basketball '57-'58-'59 '-101 Slide Rule Club '59. IXCK KOHN General Academic Be yourself and yon'll be original. F. F. A. '57-'58-'59: Person- ality Club. S' MAE KOMERSKA Gen eral Academic Smile, and the world smiles wilb you. International Club '59: Dra- matics Club '-101 Tennis Club 'fillg Basketball '58-'40. LOUIS LA FRANIER College Preparatory 0 1'l'1'H0lUilIH wilb harmless mrsrbief. Basketball '591 Track '57-'40: junior Prom Committee: Sen- ior Frolic Committee: Chal- lenger Staff: Secretary of Student Council: Senior Play. Page Hiiifll'-fll'L' ADOLPH KROI IPA General Academic Tbose who do much make lillle noise. Band '573 F. F. A. '58-'59- '40: Intramural Basketball '57. AXF L LARDIE General Academic He does well, who does bis best. Black and Gold '40g Sports- man's Club '59-'403 Chal- lenger '59-'40g Student Court '59-'-101 Senior Play '40. Pug e llfirly-.six P E ANGELINE LEWIS General Academic Slufs the pineapple of llo- liieness. Home Economics Club '59- '40g Knitting Club '39-'-10. THOMAS LEWIS General Academic Every mail mllsl be ilu' Tlldkff of luis azwz for- 111110. Band '35-'36-'57-'58: Intra- mural Basketball '55-'56-'SW '38g Intermural Football '35- '36g Sportsman Club '-103 Student Council '-io: Party Supervisor '-30. MARIAN LEWIS General Academic No! Ilia! I loft' slmly less but fun more. Home Economic Club '59- '40g Baton Twirling Club '59'-IO: Musical Varieties '40. XVILLIAM LICHTY College Preparatory Htfll fflll a Ll'ilj' or umke ll way. Editor Black and Gold '39- '401 Black and Gold '573 Vice President N.I-I.S.A.: An- nual Board '40g Vice Gover- nor: Senior Frolic '40: Class President '39g Student Coun- cil '39-'40g junior Prom: Slide Ruleq High School Notes: Older Boy's Confer- ence '39: Latin Club 'SSQ Speech-English Club '38g Football '36-'57g Track '39- '40g Intramural Basketball '36-'37: Scholarship Pins '37- '38g Challenger Staff: Honor Student. DONALD LAUTNER Agricultural Course A gcmlcnmrz farmer. . . A. 37-'58-'59-'4l73 Arch' ery Club '-50. ELAINE LAUTNER Commercial Course Care l'01l1l'5, rare goes, 5 zvlvy rare. Band '37-'38-'59-'40g Erenc Club '57-798. BETTY LAW General Academic just iz kid and like all kids, kirldislv. Entered from Bay City: Sen- ate '38-'39: Secretary of Stu- dent Affairs '39g Chorus '37- '38-'39-'40g Personality Club 'fiog Dramatics Club '-io: Stu- dent Council '40g Senior Play: Musical Varieties '40. RICHARD LEGGETT Agricultural Course Manners ga to srlsool. F. F. A. '58-'59-'40g F. F. 11 Delegate to Lansing 383 I F. A. Demonstration Tear '-403 Personality Club '4O. ALVIN LOOMIS General Academic A foolish man talks but a wise man speaks. Baseball '37-'58-'40g Basket- ball, 'lm. '57-'58: Personality Club '40: F. F. A. Club '39. JEANNE MAC INTOSH College Preparatory Beware the flash of ber "brown eyes." Class treasurer '58g Second band '59: Band '57-'38-'595 Orchestra '38: Clarinet En- semble '37-'58-'59: Basket- ball '59g President Archery Club '40g junior Promg Sen- ior Frolicg Black and Gold Staff '39-'40: Annual Board '40g Dramatics Club '39g Personality Club '40g Latin Club '38g N. S. P. A. Con- vention '593 M. I. P. A. Con- vention '40. Pl ES LOUISE LOVE Commercial Course Louise is iz modest lass and is always heard in every class. Glee Club '57g Personality '40g Knitting Club '40g Speech and English '58: Home Economics Club '58- '59: Senior Play '4O. LESLIE McCAIN College Preperatory For even tho' rfanquisbed be rould argue wzth wrt, humor, but mostly sense. Debate '59-'4Og Student Coun- cil '59-'40g Student Court '59- 40g Intramural '57-'38g jun- ior Prom Committee '59g Ex- temporaneous Speaking '59: Track '40g Challenger Staff '59g Prosecutor '59-'40, Page tbirty-seven WILLIAM MCCALL Commercial Course If at first you don't suc- reed try another girl. Band '35-'36-'37-'SSQ Orches- tra '56g Student Council '36: Golf Captain '59g Basketball '38-'39g Intramural Sports. REX MARIETTA College Preparatory TlJere's room at tbe top but who wants to climb. ANTHONY M ANCE College Preparatory Partly wit, lmrtly humor but mostly sense. Personality Club '40g Model Aviation '40g Debating '39s Senior Play '401 Oratorical Contest '59, JACK IVIERRILL College Preparatory An interesting mixture of noise and nonsense. Ifntered fall of '58g Football '58-'59g Track '39-'40g Var- sity Club '40: Senior Frolic Committee '39g Slide Rule. Page thirty-eigbi Pl ES ODESSA MLUJEAK General Academic Good Ilalllft' nmkes ber 11 pIC'Ll.fd7lf l'07I1pd7li071. Chorus '57g Knitting Club V103 Archery Club '40. jACK MORGAN College Preparatory Iolrmzy, on lbe spot. Iiootball '56-'57-'38-'59: Bas- ketball '56-'40g Track '573 Golf '39: Senior Playg Var- sity Club. MARIE MORAVEC Commercial Course Lilfle, lively 111111 loralzle. Archery Club '4og Tennis '40. H ELEN MURPHY General Academic Her name is a sign of certain surfers. Dramatics Club. JERRY MIKESFLL College Preparatory He puff bix u'o:'rie.v in lvix porleel u'i.'l1 L1 bale in il. Photography Club '40g Dra- matics Club '40: Track '38- '39-'-40: Chairman junior Prom: Senior Playq Slide Rule '58-'39-'40, NANCY MILLER College Preparatory A 1J?'l'L117ll'1', almosi 41 "Deu'm'." Entered from East Grand Rapids '38g Knitting Club '40g Archery Club '40g Girls Basketball '38g junior Prom: Senior Frolicg Latin Club '5": Speech-English Club '38. ANTHONY BIIKOWSKI General Academic To zvelzflver 1ife's slorm, xftzy mlm. XVILLIAM MILLIKEN College Preparatory One par! mazzrzers, one par! wif, 01141 par! honor, the res! pure gril. Governor '40g Pres. Fresh- man Class '37g Pres. National Honor Society '39-510: Stu- dent Council '40g Black and Gold 391 Annual Board '40g Editorial Board Challenger 719: Basketball '38-'59-'40g Track '58-'59-'40g Tennis' 59g Varsity Club V603 Extempore Speaking ,395 Band '37-'58g Orchestra '57-'ESQ junior Prom Committee. MARGARET MYERS Commercial Course A giggle loday is worib lu-o sighs tomorrow. Archery Club '403 Glee Club '57-'583 Cheerleader '37: Basketball '37g Entered from Benzonia '38, XVILLIAM A. NEXVTON, Jr. College Preparatory His own merit made bis way. National Honor Society '39- '40q Honor Student '36: De' bate '39-'40: Speech-English Club '37: Latin Club '36-'37- '58-'39g Varsity Club '4Ug Police Commissioner '4og Stu- dent Council '40: Band '36- '57-'SS-'39-'40g Brass ensem- ble '39-'40: Football '38-'40q Intramural Basketball '38- '39: Intramural Champs '40g Annual Board '39-'40g junior Prom Committee: Senior Fro- lic Committee: Extemporan- eous Speaking V193 Slide Rule '591 Debate Club V101 Honor Student. Pl ES DICK NELSON General Academic You flmbby litle rascal you. Football '38-'39: Track 39: Baseball '40g Camera Club '40g Varsity Club 5401 Box- ing and XVrestling '59-'40: Entered from Flint Nftbern '58. EIARGIE NINK Commercial Course Her air, her 77I,I11HLY5, all who sec fulmzre. Page llvlrljf-llfllz' KATHRYNE NORDAHL LEE NORRIS General Academic General Academic Slufs a qlriel miss and no! A man of silenfg- is .1 man so tall. a true and failb- of sense. ful frieml lo all. Entered from Honor '59 DONALD NOVAK SILVIA NYLUND General Academic General Academic Eames! foil and strong en- IVlyere tbere's a will than s deazfor. always a way. Entered from Cedar '58g Home Economic Club '39 40 I Sportsman Club '39g Base- ball '37. Page forly WILLIAM PERKETT College Preparatory No woman shall efer boss me. Latin Club '39: Basketball '39g junior Prom Committee: Camera Club '40g Intramural Champs '40, BETHALEE PERRYMAN General Academic Shy, reserved, but true. Glee Club '373 Home Eco' nomics Club '40g Knitting Club '40g "Once In a Blue Moon." DI ES LOUISE PERRY College Preparatory lVl:'erz slae strokes the ivory keys ull disrord reases. Treasurer Freshman Class: Student Council '36-'38g Sec- retary of S. P. Q. R. '37-'38g Vice President of Internation- al Club '57-'39: Speech-Eng? lish Club '37-'38: P. T. A. Party Committee '38-'39g Sec- retary of Home Economics Clubg Mask and Wig Club '39-'40g "Musical Varieties"g Chairman of Prom Commit- tee: H320 College Avenueug "l'll Leave It To Young Glee Club '59-'40. MYRON PETROSKE General Academic He always tries regardless of the task. Basketball Reserves '39g Football '38. DGROTHY OAKES College Preparatory Litfle strokes fell great "Oakes," "Huff, Hdl'l'.," French Club '38g Glee Club '36-'57-158: Travel Club Pre- sident '59: Black and Gold '40g Annual Board '4og 'Hol- lywood Boundng "Once in a Blue Moon"g junior Prom Committeeg junior Tea and Fashion Showg Archerv Clubg Latin Club '56-'57g N. S. P. A. Convention '59: M. I. P. A. Convention '40. GEORGE PANTER College Preparatory W'l9e11 lJe's in lbe lub l2e's in his element. Personality Club President '40g Challenger Staff '59: "Once in a Blue Moon" '56g "Lucky jade" '57: "Holly- wood Bound" '58g Annual Board '4og Debating '59: Glee Club '56-'37-'58g Band '57-'38g Orchestra '57-'58g Chairman junior Prom Din- ner Committee '39g Senior lfrolic Committee '40: Senior Play '40g Student Council '59-'40g Senior Class Presi- dent '4og Slide Rule '39g School Sound Engineer '59- '40g National Honor Society '40. l'vlURl EL PACKARD General Academic just like lbe Ptzrktzrd mr, supreme o'er all. Home Economics Club 1584 '59-'40: junior Prom Com- mittee '59: Knitting Club '59-'40: Basketball '58g jun- ior Tea Committee '58. EUGENE PELIZZARI College Preparatory .Men of few words are of- len the besl. Personality Club. VICTORIA PODOBA College Preparatory The "eyes" lure il." Orchestra '56-'-ill: String Quartet '-log French Club 'Aillg Honor Student '57g juna ior Tea 391 National Honor Society '4og "Once in a Blue Moon" '56g Musical Varie- ties '-10. ROBERT RANSOBI Commercial Course A CIIIIAQIJ is Ilie m11siri.u1's ffifk to hide bis lzluml- ers. Gold team '59-'401 Band '55- 'Qing Blalgk 81 Gold Staff V101 Brass Ensemble 393403 ln- tramural Basketball, Senior Cham s '40q Golf Club '40g P Slide Rule. Pl BETTY PUTNAM Commercial Course lVlJen lbe mimi is free llve bear! is lmpfzy. Home Economics Club '-ill: Dramatics '40. BETTY RFISIG Commercial Course illay she never clJunge-ex- rep! in mime Dramatics '4og Home Eco- nomics Club '40g junior Promg Senior Play: Glee Club '56-'57: Basketball '59, ES Page for! Y-0716 F ROSEMARY RENNIE College Preparatory Her penril nukes visible ber dreams. Iintered from Northville '38: Personality Club '403 Black and Gold '40g National Hon- or Society '59-'40: Annual Board '39-'405 Junior Prom Committee '39g Senior Erolic Committeeg Challenger Staff '59: Student Council '40g In- ternational Club '39: junior Tea '39. FORREST RILEY General Academic A man fonrirlted against his will is of the same opinion slill. Ink Slingers Club '40g Chal- lenger Staff '59g Intramural Football '37. l DOROTHY REYNOLDS General Academic Life is nor so short lm! llmr there is always lime for foilrlesy. Interior Decoration Club '40g Camera Club '40, MII.I.ARD RISKEY General Academic A great lillle runner, but lJe's bumped against a "IValJl." Varsity Club '40g Track '58- 239. Page forlx'-Iwo Pl AUOSEPH RUSCI I Commercial Course The man wlm wills is ilu' man u'lw um. Sportsman Club '4O. ARLAND SAN BORN Commercial Course ln Ibe sea of life every man is his own pilai f'fil be meels a girlj. Band '57-'38-'39-'40g Person- ality Club '40g Senior Play '40g Track '38g Basketball '38-'39-'40g Football '39. ye DONALD SANFORD Commercial Course A frieml lo all lmilv great! and small. Glee Club '561 Personality Club '40g Senior Class Vice- Presidentq Student Council Treasurerg Commissioner of Buildings and Grounds. BETTY SBONEK College Preparatory Ever loyal, ever true, lo the task she has lo do. Entered from Cedar '58g Archery '4og Travel Club '40. ES ELMER RITOLA College Preparatory Baller lo 1l'6'4lf 0111 Ilmlz I0 rust out. junior Prom Committee 3 Personality Club '40g H520 College Avenue." LUCILLE ROXVE General Academic Life is slwrl and so am I. International Club '57-'58g Personality Club 5404 Tap Dancing '4O. jOANNE ROOSA College Preparatory The smallzfst fish find llwiz places in lbe ofeau. Glee Club '58g Knitting Clul '-401 Archery Club '40g Black A Gold '59-'-fog Internation- al Club '39: Latin Club '37 '?v8: M320 College Avenue" Speech-English Club '58g Sen- ior Frolic Committee '40 junior Prom Committee. MARGARET RUEGSEGGER Ccmmercial Course She does everyilaiug up HB?'6ll,'l1.', Home Economics Club '38- '59: Junior Prom Committee: Senior Play Committee: Na- tional Honor Society '40: Treasurer of Commercial Club '59-'4lDg Personality Club '40. JAM ES SBONEK General Academic Girls are all riglil bn! 11 1ma'l1e1o1'5 lift' for me. Entered from Cedar '38g Baseball '59-V101 Sportsman Club '40. ROBERT SCHRADER General Academic The .v11'rele.tI 7771I,Yil'Tfl7L' dimzcr bell. Stamp Club 'Vg Sportsman Club '40, DI ROBERT SCAMEHORN Agricultural Course His long slrizlc slwulzl mrrv him far in life 415 well. Future Farmers' Club 'Lion Personality Club '40: Entered from Willianisbtirg '59: jun- ior Class Play. RUTH SCHRADER College Preparatory Blesxwi will? iz lumber wlwst' lHlt'f0IIllt'l1 riff, C1111 lllxlkl' Iomorrou' rlwvr- jul as lorluy. Archery Club V401 Cilee Club '57-38. ES ROBERT SCHROEDER College Preparatory llvorlb makes lbe mlm. Glee Club '57-38: Operetta '57: Model Aviation Club V103 Sportsman Club '40, JOAN SHAW College Preparatory A1111 I 1111151 ronsizlvr mv "H0?l0l'." Latin Club 'BGL Senior Play: Musical Variety Show '40g Glee Club vin: Archery Club '40g Vice-President Dramatics Club '4oq Personality Club '40g Senior Frolic Commit' tee: junior Tea and Fashion Show. Page lorlv-Iln'c't' ar xXNQY , ui HELEN Slf,-XBROOK Commercial Course Always rtmly innl ,tglazl lo aid, Of surlr .fluff friends are miulc. Sophomore Class Secretary: Knitting Club '403 Archery Club '40g Student Council '591 junior Prom Committee: Senior Frolic Committeeg Illack 8: Gold '40, -IOSEPHINE SLEDER General Academic lltfflwldahlcf 415 lime ilxclf. Home Economics Club '40g Knitting Club '40: Interna- tional Club '59g Glee Club 'f7. Page forly-four Pl ES 7 it .4 D' DAVID STIFFLER College Preparatory Induslry leads lo suvfess. Honor Student '40g National Honor Society '59-'40g Editor of Challenger '39-'40g Stu- dent Court '40g junior Prom Committee: Annual Board '39-'4og Senior Frolic Com' mitteeg Older Boys' Confer- ence '38g Honor Pin '57-'38- '39. RICHARD STOWE General Academic By the work one knows flue workman. Ink Slingers Club '4oq Dra- matic Club '40g Baseball: Pressman for Black and Gold '40, JAMES STOLL General Academic IVlJile lbe girls sigh, be calmly goes bis way. Baseball '59-I-40g Intramural Basketball '38-'39-'40g Box- ing and Wrestling 5403 Base- ball Club '40, ANNA ROSE TAFELSKY Commercial Course Girls are like velvet, llfey gel milder will: age. Glee Club '57-'58-'39g Com- mercial Club '39-'40: Senior Play '40. DALE SLOCUM General Academic Tlviuk twice before you speak, Ilwu talk lo your- self. SEAB SPENCER General Academic Built lo wear wirbaul re- pair. Dramatics Club Treasurerg Entered from Nelma, Wisc., '58 ROBE RT SMITH College Preparatory Pale tried Io murcal lvim by naming Dim Sfnifla. President of Camera Club '403 Oratorical Prize H593 Varsity Debate '58-'593 Chal- lenger Staff '59g Black 81 Gold '39-'401 N520 College Avenue"g junior Prom Com- mitteeg Senior Frolic Com- tnitteeg Boys' Quartet '37g Mask and Wig Club '403 Varsity Tennis ,39-'4Og Track '58-'59g Football '58g Intra- mural Basketball '39g Student Council '57. HARRIET STEPHENS General Academic The laugh Ilml wins. Glee Club '40g Dramatics Club '40g Photography Club '40g Basketball '59: Challen- ger Staff '391 Musical Vari- ties '40. ROBERT L. TAYLOR College Preparatory Ilybere women are, there zlwellelb erery kind of eril. Basketball '39g Latin Club '59-'40g Senior Playg Black 81 Gold '59-'40g Treasurer of the Senior Class: Debate '39- '4og Intramural Basketball '40g Challenger Staff '39, DONALD TOMPKINS General Academic Course 11's just as easy lo keep tool as gel exriled. Glee Club '403 Home Eco- nomics Club '59-'40 Tap Dancing Club '4og "The Lucky jade" '36: Musical Varieties '-to: "Once in a Blue Moon" '57. DI ES VIRGINIA THORPE College Preparatory Il"'e gran! tlmf sbe bas murb wil, and is never shy in using 11. Latin Club '37e'58: Speech and English Club '37g Inter- national Club '38-'391 Knit- ting Club '39-40: Archery Club '39-'40: Senior Play '40g junior Prom Committee: Sen- ior Frolic Committee: Nat- ional Honor Societyg Honor Student. DORIS TOIVIPKINS General Academic A special addiliou to any part y. Page forly-fire GEORGE UNI LOR General Academic Today I am a mun-Io- morrow? Football '39: Basketball '39- '40q Baseball '39: Intramur- al Basketball '37: Student Council Treasurer '39-'40g Varsity Club Will. BRUCE WANGEN College Preparatory illany receive advice. only lbe wise profil from xl. Black and Gold '39-'40: An- nual Boardg Honor Studentg Tennis '4Ug Senior Play Com- mittee: Senior Frolic Com- mittee: Baseball Club '39- '40g Entered from Holland '38. VIRGINIA XVAHL Commercial Course No matter whirb way I fum i1'.v "RiJky." Student Council '39g Archery Club '40g Knitting Club '40g International Club '38g jun- ior Tea '39: junior Prom Committee: Girls' Basketball. ROBERT WEST General Academic I umm! wlml I ll'l1flf when I umm! il. lnkslingers Club '-50: Intra- mural Wfrestling '58g Secre- tary 4-H Club '40, Pizge forty-six l ES A LGOT WICKSTRAND Commercial Course The man with ihe yurd- high, mile-wide smile. School Sound Engineer '39- '40g Personality Club '40: Glee Club '36-'37-'58. BETTY WILLIAMS General Academic She never wears a weuried look, nor seems to puz- zle o'er a book. Glee Club '37-'38g Knitting Club '40g Operetta '37-'38s junior Prom '39g Senior Fro- licg Challenger Staff '593 Drum Maiorette '58-'39. XVARREN XVYCHOFF College Preparatory A good shot and he shoots straight. Entered from Ottawa Hills, Grand Rapids '37g Football '58-'39: Track '38: Intramur- al Sports: Junior Prom Com- mittee: Senior Frolic Com- mittee: Slide Ruleg Aviation Club. EDGAR ZOBEL College Preparatory He is a wise man who in doubt thinks. Student Court '40g Camera Club '40g Personality Club '40g Latin Club '57-'38"395 Extempore Speaking '39-'40g Black and Gold '59s junior Prom Committee: N. S. P. A. Convention '39. M520 COLLEGE VENU " Prim' w'lm',v.f:' 1 x Judith XYVLIYHLS Valerie - Lucille - Romney - Mossie Vcens Ernie - Phyllis Martin Ken ' - Nan - Hap - - Nydia Noyes Phoenix Rita lilly I d0ll'f know, s' help me - Professor Slopes experiment CAST OF CHARACTERS lllarfy Hlrnlcllurrl Betty Ransom Pbyllix Buuer Robert Smillz loAm1e Roost: Elmer Ritolu Louise Perry Axel Lardie Grate Gilbert Aullfony Mr1rzc'e Pauline Grapbox A lark Gilletl I oun Slmw Lee Macon - Doreen Divine Russ - - Cy - - Minna - ' Billy Grady - Dean Olivia D. Oole Professor Slopes The Chief - joe, his assistant The Doctor - Orderlies jerry lllikexull - Belly Lau' Louis Lu Fmnier lurk Morgan Annu Tafelxky Robert Taylor Virginiu Thorpe Robert Bergstrom - - joe Baclmrik - Eddie I rish Robert Dewar George Printer .md Leslie McCain Get 'em boys Waltz me around, Daizy H U The more we study, the more we discover our ignor- 617266. - SHELLEY UIGTI1 junio President . V ice-President Secretary . Treasurer X r Class Officers . . . . . Harry Lichty . . . Jean Lautner . Betty Potrafke . Jack Woodrow R , Ai -. :,.'..:- Row Row Row Row Row Row Row Row Page fifly-om: N A . L. Alto, R. Annis, E. Ansorge, E. Atkinson, C. Axlell, J. Bzvase, E. Baker, W. Baker. V. Ball, M. Bauer, R. Bemzm, J. Bensley, B. Berg, D. Bernges, D. Bosse, A. Brncehridge. H. Brackenridge, G. Brief, S. Broomhead, M. Bruyette, A. Buell, J. Burnham, R. Canute, li. Cfalrris. R. Chamberlain, E. Champion. D. Chandler, J. Chichester, H. Clunerbuck, J. Collins. W. Courson, G. Curtis, D. Curtiss, E. Dahlquist, J. Davidson, R. Dzsotell, V. Dezelske, L. Dohm, D. Drinun. W. Durocher, E. Edgell, W. Edwards, C. Edwards, XV. Eikey, J. Eller, H. Ellisnn, J. Erickson. R. Ferguson, D. Ferris, R. Fitzmaurice, D. Foote, E. Francisco, D. Galla. J. Gamache, J. Garland. L. Gore, B. Green, L. Greilick, B. Hall, L. Hall, E. Halverson, D. Hanna, V. Hardy. i 'I E. Cozurt. Page fifty-luro I Row I Row 2 Row 3 Row 4 Row 5 Row 6 Row 7 Row 8 j. Hzxusding, E. Hedlund, V. Hellerich, D. Herren, C. Hilbert, j. Hohman. L. Hoxsic, XX". Hubbell. M. Huddleston, C. Hulsmann. E. Jacobs, P. johnson, A. Kadrovach, -I. Keene, M. Kellogg, L. Kenney j. Kesner, F. Ketchum, G. Kinney, P. Krumm, S. Lardie, J. Laumer. R. Laumer. XV. Laumer. C. Lewis, E. Lewis. H. Lichty. B. Lyon. D. McCall, I.. McCaw, J. McClusky, D. Mc'Gill. R. Mahaney. L. Mnnville. j. Martin, P. May, D. Mend, L. Merchant. j. Mikula. O. Milks. I.. Miller. M. Miller. S. Miller, A. Morgan, K. Nelson, B. Nicholson. R. Ockert. T. Oliver. R. Parker, B. Parsons, G. Peck, G. Pelizzari, G. Perry, R. Pheatt, D. Polack, L. Porter. B. Pmrafke, D. Pratt, E. Provencher. A. Radcliffe, R. Radcliff, A. Reid. J. Renehan, C. Rlwads. Page fifty-three Rovu Ron Ram' Row Row Row W Rhoads, I.. Richards, j. Riley, N. Riley, A. Rnkos, F. Rollo, j. Saunders, j. Schlagel. Schneider, L. Schreiner, D. Shephard, H. Sleder, L. Smith. E. Snyder, D. Soappman, G. Snzlppnmn. . Spears, M. Spencer, H. Starbuck, L. Steiger. B. Steffeusen, E. Stewart, E. Stoll, Y. Stormer. Stowe, L. Struble, A. Svec, F. Swuney, C. Tanner, H. Telgard, A. Throop, j. Titus. Tnmpkins, B. V21UBf17CkliH, D. Vance, P. Vanlfpps, XV. Wade, D. Weese, j. XVeese, C. XVells. XVenzel. E. XVillinms, J. XVisknLhil, J. Vifitkop, N, Witkxmp, j. XVoodrow, A. Zohel, A. Zuchowski. Sophomore Class Officers President . . . Jane Ann Zimmerman V ice-President ..... R. D. Langs Secretary . . Mary Soderburg Treasurer . Dick Denny li . ...ze ' Page yrfirc' Q , A it gd '..,..,,,., .,... is Row Row Row Row Row Row Rovs Row M Ari -I. R. H A K L. L. AL Acker, K. Aeschliman, B. Akey. U. Anders, E. Anderson, T. Andrus, F. Arnold, B. Ashmore. Ashton, j. Atchinson, B. Avery, R. Bailey, V. Bailey, bl. Bauman, P. Baymon, R. Bergstrom. Berkowitz, W. Barry, Li. Blackmore, B. Blanchard, L. Blair, A. Boone, L. Boone. L. Bosarcl. Bova, I.. Bovce, R. Bracken, B. Breirhaupt, L. Brief, S. Brigham, j. Bright. R. Brosch. Brow, L. Brown, M. Buchan, J. Buell, V. Burnham, P. Burrow, L. Bush, L. Bush. Camphell, L. Carmien, D. Carnahan, B. Cavnaugh, C. Childs, R. Clark, R. Clark, C. Clous. Cohb, F. Cole, M. Cole, N. Cole, R. Cole, W. Cole, B. Collins. J. Compton. Conant, F. Connine, W. Copper, R. Culman, B. Davis, H. Davis, H. Delier, D. Denny. 5 ' x ywsje -1 .. 0 1- 3 . . ' Q E, .,' . "seg, S3 Page ffly-six as ' A! p. w :- ' an 03? Z' A . ..,.. -'S ::,. ' , ,..,. - 1 " N ' . , E ' R -V . 1 6 L A. " . I '- --.f + - e'--. fi. . ' Q . , ,,,.,. ,N fi i g l " Q .4 ,,.A A. '- '- Q , ,R V. Q :, 2: 3 is 2 , Fife --'- . J 'I .1 "' is if ..,:,: I vg53lA31,x Q A in Sf 'Q' In , -- gg ,.,. I 4. gg s ,QQ , . ,f Q Z .--- Q xx. ' e .1 ----- .. v 'Y . .. be in ,---- . if XXX X ,. . ..,, .ai 4 1 it 1: 1 . Q . W 1. fgf' JA? if is A... A . . .em . - wx - 5- Nw, 3 6 3 1 Row I - Row 1 - Row 3 - Row 4 - Row 5 - Row 6 -- Row 7 - Row 8 - R. DeVol, R. Dobson, M. Dumbrille, G. Durga, F. Edmonds, J. Edwards, L. Eikey, R. Elliott. -L. Fll'. L. F " N F' l lson, ngsstrom, , ln ayson, C. Fisher, G. Fowler, XV. Franke, G. Franklin, M. Freidricb. A. Fuksa, MQ Gabourie, M. Gabriel, R. Garn, K. Garthe, D. Glass, D. Goss, R. Grubb. R. Grueber, R. Hansbrough, F. Hanson, j. Hardy, D. Harr, W. Harris, E. Hass, G. Hasselbring. F. Hawkins, M. Haywood, E. Hedlund, R. Heuss, J. Hillkier, M. Hoag, B, Hoxie, L. Hoxie. M. Hoxie, W. Hughes, D. Hulbert, M. Hultz, J. johnson, G. johnson, A. Keaton, A. Kelsch. E. Kelsch, R. Killmury, S. Kinde, C. Kinney, C. Korn, L. Krohn, R. Kropp, Ed Kruse. R. D. Lungs, M. Leggett, J. I.eGraff, L. Levsis, A. Link, R. Loomis, I. Lorenz, E. Lyle. QQ' ... . -3, .-.,,v.. A . Page fift y-seven Q at , Q 9 ' ' , -an we . .4 L I, ,,,., , A .wwe M iw . , if ,::.., L Q.. ,... ig , 2: A ' '?'?T:f P, Q WSEYY' -. , . . 14 . .. M e ee ee N' -N - ,,. ,, .K if I II: 2 F 'N X . -All my S .,. nm ..... ff K fi? .. ...... . F , t B A I ,... i, li .,-- F . Ni : ..., , Zi: Q I ,-." is V C , .si as :zzz . . .1 1:V ' in rr . xv- :zq ' I 'W ,.:, "', ,flf vipf '--. . C 5 f :-' 5 :.:- K -::- ::- S ,:. Z P t ' Q Q -V-. . ,,". 1 .: -zll Rafi: Egsfi' ..::5 X- tv R . n . 1--'1"T"' G N- QM ff' Q.. S! ,E it Izzn ...A,, ::,. - . ,. Q ., ., it M eee .e . e 5 l R R .te . A K., A-P-9, ., it ,---:,.: 'A I Ev , :::1. . Row 1-M. Lyon, B. McCaw, O. Mtllonald, ll. McGill, XV. Mclntosch, C. Mclntyre, C. Mallion, C. Manholt. Row 2 - Fi. Martin, T. Martin, A. Maxhauer, W. Mielki, C. Mitchell, A. Mlujeak, C. Mlujeak, j. Montague. Row 5 - F. Morgan, J. Morrison, M. Munson, C. Myers, D. Nelson, K. Nelson, M. Netzorg, R. Newman. Row 4 -G. Nichols. L. Nordahl, O. Nottage, C. Oatley, F. O'Dell, j. Oliver, D. Oseid, S. Osga. Row S-M. Otis, F. Owen, J. Palmer, V. Pawloski, L. Peck, D. Pelton, N. Peterson, G. Petroskey. Row 6-R. Piper, XV. Pratt, B. Purkiss, B. Radofski, N. Reedy, XV. Reily, j. Renchan, D. Richards. Row 7- I. Riley, R. Rokos, Rosser, F. Round, H. Rousth, F. Routsong, R. Roxhurgh, Ruffle. Row 8- F. Rusch, F. Russo. M. Salenski, R. Scott, R. Scott. L. Shelder, K. Shugart. W. Sieffert. Page fifty-eight Row 1 Row 2 Row 3 Row 4 Row 5 Sivek, V. Skelly, D. Sladek, G. Sleder, D. Smith, D. Smith, L. Smith, M. Soderberg. . Spencer, A. Spruit, M. Stenwick, B. Steimle. B. Steimel, M. Stewart, D. Stonps, O. Strang. Tafelski, R. Tharp, F. Thayer, j. Thomas, L. Thomas, O. Tompkins, L. Tremaine, B. Umlor. Valley, R. Vanderley, J. XVales, D. Wares, D. Watkowski, Y. Watson, R. Wrightman, R. Wildman E. Wilstvn, M. XVin0wicki, K. XY!o0d, J. Wfright, M. Wfyckoff, J. Zimmerman. Page HI 1'-nine School days include more than books and studying ,md ,-lm, Snake um a ,mfg long . . . tba 111111111 15 fozlcd Curses. bard times party "Mess Hull" Action inay not always hring happiness, hut there is no happiness without action. , 1 ' ' - DISRAELI Every nohle activity makes room hr itsehf - EMERSON Model Airplane and Aviation Club SPONSOR: Mr. Graichen MEETS: Every Monday VUHERE: Room 225 OFFICERS: Lawrence Alto- - Prcxidenl Richard Fitzmaurice Vice Prexidelzt Rex Marietta Secretary and Treasurer PURPOSE AND ACCOMPLISH- MENTS: Members of the Model Airplane Club have made a study of the construction of airplanes and have spent much time in the actual construction of many types of mod- els. The theory club has made an intensive study of airplane flight principles. MEMBERS: Earl Anderson, Clarence Axtell, Bill Baker, Vincent Ball, Jack Bauman, Dick Bernges, Arthur Berry, Bob Brosch, Leon Bush, Robert Chamberlain, Louis Cobb, john Erickson, Charles Fisher, Tom Geary, Harold Glauch, Carl Goss, Fred Hanson, Van Hardy, Elden Hedlund, Bill Howard, Larry Hoxie, Chink Hubbert, Adolph Kadrovach, Albert Maxbauer, Daune McGill, Stanley Miller, Clair Myers, jerry Oliver, Earl Otlewiski, George Peck, Robert Piper, Charlie Rhoads, Bob Rokos, Jerrold Rosser, Ed Schneider, Robert Schroeder, Charles Thomas, joe Thomas, Bob Wightman, jack Renahan, Harry Hibbard, jack Bensley, Albert Brow, Don Hennrick. Boy's Baseball Club ..... SPONSOR: Mr. Luse OFFICERS: Bob Dewar - - - Secrelary Bob Hemming - - Prexidwu MEETS: Alternate Mondays PURPOSE: XVith the rising inter- est in soft-ball, hard-ball has been nearly forgotten in Traverse City. The baseball club was established so that an interest could bt: main- tained throughout the year and hard-ball could be played in the spring. MEMBERS: Steve Brezinski, Harry Bauman, Mort Bruyette, Walter Cole, Garth Dean, Harvey Dc-Fer, Wallace Durocher, Charles Frye, Frank Garland, Eric Halverson, Jack Heimforth, XVilford Harris, Wilson Hubbell, Charles Hilbert, Edward Kruse, R. D. Langs, Donald Lautner, Lawrence Manville, 'Iony Mikowski, Lyle Peck, George Perry, Myron Petroskey, Millard Riskey, jim Sponek, jim Stoll, Wfay Wenzel, Lee Smith, Don Richards, Dale Nelson. Page xixly-three . . . . . . Girl's Badminton Club SPONSOR: Miss Munro MEETS: Every Friday, 7th hour XVHERE: Community Room OFFICERS: President- - Kleo Slecler Vire President Marjorie Hoag Secretary-Treasurer Dorothy Harr MEMBERS: Betty Berry, Joanne Wintxwiski, Rhoda Grueber, Evelyn Smith, Helen Jordon, Irene Kadrovach, Dorothy Harr, Marjorie Hoag, Maxine Gabriel, Helen Fowler, joan Hansen, Dorothy Hoxie, Kleo Sleder, Shirley Tremaine, Phyllis Packard, Edna Sargent, Marion Kate, Phyllis Montgomery, Bernice Berg, joan Hardy. . . . . . unior Baseball Club SPONSOR: Mr. Luse MEETS: Every Friday in Room 321 OFFICERS: George Kelly ' - - - - President ACTIVITIES: The members learn the names and records of league players. They study base- ball from a technical angle and practice using regular score sheets. MEMBERS: Don Berg, Bill Kinney, Harold Garland, Kieth W'arren, Nelson Milks, Whitney' Lyon, Richard Rundquest, john Fouch, George Kelly, Les Wendell, George Hay, Tracy Clark, Wilbert Howell, Bill More, Larry Fisher, Merlin Lautner, john Rennie, Bob Heiges, Harold Gut, Dean Nelson, Hugh Aitinger. Page rixty-four ' ouoo 0 o 0 Girl's Archery Club meets every Monday in the gym- nasium. These girls have learned skill and accuracy in their practice and have been preparing for the tournament which they will play with the boys. The three high point shooters are Betty Kistler, Pat Kephart, and Lorraine Cook. OFFICERS: Preridwzt Jeanne Maclntosh Vice President Virginia Thorpe S'erreta1'y-Trwzxlzrer Helen Seabrook y MEMBERS: Dorothy Oakes, Betty Ransom, Cherry Chamberlain, Lorraine Cook, Betty Cole, Robinette Cornell, Marie Berry, Virginia Wahl, lleen Emery, Ardith Bratch, Pat Kephart, Virginia Thorpe, jo Anne Roosa, Helen Seabrook, Ruth Schrader, Nancy Miller, Betty Kistler, Odessa Mlujeak, Marie Mtwravec, Margaret Myers, Margie Nink, Jeanne Maclntosh, Betty Sbonek, Eileen Groesser, Marjorie Grindstuen. Norma Greenwald, Grafe Gilbert, Louise Gee, Elizabeth Garthe. Boys' Archery Club ....... SPONSOR : M r. McLean MEETS: Every Friday in the big gym. OFFICERS. President, Orville Corpe Secretary, Dick Denny ACCOMPLISHMENTS: These youthful Robin- hoods are meeting in order to acquire skill in hitting the bulls eye. At the end of the year they hope to defeat the girls archery club in a tournament. Most boys have their own equipment, bows and ar- rows. XVith outside prac- tice. they are becoming skilled archers. MEMBERS: Clyde hlathews, Earl Chervenka, Raymond Thorp, Dick Wildman, Anthony Wilhelm, Donald Owens. .lim Kesner, Bud Wilson, Ronald Butler, Max Raney, Elmer Allen, Donald Hanson, Richard Solomon, Rex Dubson, Ed Bradford, james Hopkins, james Robinson, Donald Lautner, Dale Shepard, Dick Forton, George Miller, Dick Denny, Orville Corpe. Page sixty-fire . . . . . . . . Challenger Club SPONSOR: Mrs. Moyer MEETS: 2nd and -ith Fri- days, Tth hour. VVHERE: Room 326 and B Sa G Room MEMBERSHIP: 9 MEMBERS: David Stiffler. Editorg Betty Hall, Dollena Herren, Elma Routsong, Bob Roxburg, Betty Potralke. Katherine Garthe, Robert Hansbrough. Axel Lardie. ACCOMPLISHMENTS: This club has published two issues of the high school magazine, Challenger: the Christmas Issue and the Spring Issue. It has done much to encourage original writing among students. . . . . . Senior High Commercial Club SPONSOR: Bliss Olsen MEETS: Room 322 XVHEN: Every Friday OFFICERS: President ---- Betty Cole Vito-Presizlwlt. - Anna Tafelskey Sc't1'c'Ia1'y - - - Esther Brown Trcumrzr - Margaret Ruegsegger MEMBERS: Pat Kephart, Margaret Ruegsegger, Lorane Burdette, Marian Davis, Betty Cole, Mary Emerson. Leola Bohrer, Mildred Dunn, Evelyn Eitzen, Joyce johnson, Norma Greenwald, Eileen Groesser, Esther Brown, Anna Tafelskey, Marjorie Nink, Pearl Freeman, Ilene Emery. ACCOMPLISHMENTS: The Senior High Commercial Club took upon themselves to entertain the junior High Commercial Club by giving a little skit and a tea. They visited the Western Union during the winter, and studied the use of office ma- chinery and proper dress for the office. Page sixly-six This semester's staff consists of: Bill Lichty, Editor - in - Chief: Bob Smith, Asst. Editor, Dorothy Oaks, Adver- tising Manager: Vera Eouch, Advertising So- licitor: Qleanne Mac Intosh, School Editorg Grace Gilbert, Social Editorg Bruce Wlangen, Sports Editor, Bob Taylor, Asst. Sports Editorg JoAnne Roosa, Exchange Editor. lN1any useful and in- teresting ideas were gathered from meet- ings attended at the Na- tional Scholastic Press Association Conven- tion held at the Stev- ens Hotel in Chicago on November 9, 1939. Eleven members at- tended this convention. The second semester Black and Gold Staff, despite the fact that they lost several old experienced members and added some new inexperienced m e tn - bers, have fared excel- lently. Their chief ac- complishments h a v e been the Tournament Issue honoring our basketball winners and the Alumni Issue, both of which have been the first in the history of this paper. Some members again took their leave and attended the Michigan Interscholastic P r e s s Association Conven- tion held at the Uni- versity of Michigan in Ann Arbor on May 2, 5, and 4. Proud are we, the members of this staff, to announce Bill Lichty occupied the editor - in - chief's post for the past year and turned in a first rate performance at this responsible posi- tion, leaving a line re- cord for future editors to shoot at. Bruce XX'angen was elevated to the assist- ant editor's position at the close of the Hrst semester and aided Bill in putting out the pa- per throughout the rest of the year. Black and Gold ssnAlumni lssueuaa BLACK az 601.0 one -...ms-.. , fda.. i6mfl9Phhrin1'l talk! Prenatal, 8 Sabi Ad-usausrs as U 5 'ULTMZN 'U' c...:',m'-J.-u. '- -M. .... ... .va ...e::. ..: 'll sewer- M... ,M .W . N ..,.. M . fi .. ..,........-.a. .., M... ....., ...W TS'L...... s. ...ma . f 3.'L'Z'...15'5-'JEL BT.: Treatise High Schml Biz!!! 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Reporters: Phyllis Bauer, Helen Good- rich, Rosemary Rennie, Iack Gillet, Edgar Zoe- belg Bob Ransom, Mar- iorie Grindstuen, Typ- ists: Mrs. Moyer, Jour- nalism advisor: Mr. McQueen, printing in- structor. that our advisor, Mrs. Moyer, is president of M. I. P. A. The second semester staff members are: Bill Lichty, Editor-in-Chief, Bruce Wangeil, Asst. Editor 3 Dorothy Oakes, Advertising Managerg Vera Fouch and Louis Walter, Advertising Solicitorsg School Edi- tor, Jeanne Maclntoshg Social Editor, Grace Gilbert, Sports Editors, Dick Derrick and Bob T a y l 0 r 1 Columnist, Phyllis Bauer: Ex- change Editor, Jo Anne Roosag Reporters, Axel Lardie, Paul Gardner, Harry Hibbard, Lucille Steiger, Tvpists, Bob Ransom, Helen Sea- brook, and Marjorie Grindstuen, journal- ism Advisor, Mrs. Moyerg Printing In- structor,Mr. McQueen. One of the most n o t a b le accomplish- ments of this year's Black and Gold staff was the publishing of the Alumni Issue, first of its kind ever to come from the high school presses. A large part of the credit should go to the statf members for their un- ceasing efforts in com- piling and writing the material which went into the 12-page edi- tion. Page sixty-srwen unior High Student Council The junior High Student Council has been very active with its various clean-up campaigns, traffic regu- lations in the halls, hot dog sales, home-run bundy, sales, etc. The proceeds from the sales were used in projects for the interest of the school and as a gift to the Senior High Council scholarship fund. The student court was organized and worked very well. The officers of the council were: President --'------- - David Murray Secretary - - - - - Pat Merrill Treaxurer - - - - Dorothy Lee Miller Black and Gald Reporter - Norman Waltgen Sponsor - - - Miss Raymont unior High Black and Gold The junior High Black and Gold has been very busy this year contributing a full page of junior high news to every paper. It is sponsored by Mrs. Kiefer. MEMBERS: Harriet Arnold, Dick Bauman, Mary jo Bennett, Lea Culman, Patricia Elliott, Beverly Ghastin, Glenna Gore, XX'ilina Helferich, Patty Kiefer, David Murray, Bob Nicholson, Barbara Wade, Dorothy XVilhelm, Gloria Wilhelnm, Winona Zang. Page ,sixl y-ciglvl Public Speaking Department Lnclla Lewis David Bosse Dollemz Herrcu Under the capable direction of Mr. Chas. Crawford, the speech department produced another successful year. Although the debating teams were largely re- sponsible for this year's success, mention should also be made of the ine work done in the declamation, oratorical, and exgemporaneous fields. Luella Lewis, declamationg Dollena Herren, orationg and David Bosse, extemporaneous. came through a difficult field of keen, local competition to capture winning hon- ors. These students represented Traverse City in the sub-district contest. Debate Club A group of well organized orators have had a highly successful year under the leadership of Mr. Crawford. They participated in seven debates, win- ning Eve and losing two. They were eliminated in the third round of the state debates at which time there were only 16 schools left. They traveled to Ann Arbor, Big Rapids, Cheboygan, Petoskey, Bear Lake, Mt. Pleasant. They were organized with Leslie McCain as President, Barbara Herbert, secretary, Robert Tay- lor, treasurer, and Betty Lee Parsons, journalist. They met every day in room 222. Leslie McCain, Bar- bara Herbert. Bill Newton, Helen Sleder, Eugene Baker, Yvonne Stormer made up the negative team and Robert Taylor, Carl Hulsmann, Wfalter johnson, Betty Lee Parsons, joseph Bachorik, Dale Slocum made up the affirmative team. Sophomore Dramatics Club SPONSOR: bliss Pagel MEETS: Znd and 4th Friday, 7th hour blEMBERSHlP: 20 OFFICERS: P1'l'.Yi!fl'IIf - - Bob W'ildman Vice Presidtzzf - Hedzee Benn Bova St'f1'C'fdT1' ---- Dick Bracken TTl't1.fIlYt'1' - - Elizabeth Ann Wilstmtm MEMBERS: Edith Arnold, Rose Berkowitz, Hed- zee Benn Bova, Lloyd Bovee, Richard Bracken, Loren Brown, Dorotha Carnahan, joycejune Comp- ton, Fred Connine, Maxine Dumbrille, Dick Loomis, Ola McDonald, Charles Manhoff, joan Rulli, Joanne Renehan, Dick Scott, W'ard Reiley, Bob Viildman, Elinberh Ann Wilstmn, jack Wlrighr. Future Farmers of America SPONSOR: MT. Foyxlc MEETS: Every other Monday in 223. OFFICERS: Pfl'j'illl'Ilf - - - Dick Leggett Vin' Prcxizlwzf - Charles Hilbert 7-l'l'dSIl7'1'l' - - Leroy Ghering Scrrzflary - - Alvin Loomis 'Sl'l'gL'dl1l-df-fl1'Il1X - - - Ralph Parker MEMBERS: Arnold Boone, Leslie Bush, Orville Corpe. Rex Dobson, Robert Scamahorn, jim john- son, Del Soapman, Ralph Parker, William Franke, Lloyd Shelder, Kenneth Schugart, Charles Hilbert. Adolph Kroupa, Tom Hoffman, Bruce Lyons, Lars Halverson, Don Laumer, Dick Leggett, Alvin Loomis, Leroy Cihcring, jack Kohn, Gilbert Kinney. Ronald Grubb, Robert Sesemen. Personality Club SPONSOR: Nliss Potter MEETS: Every Monday XVHERF: Room 220 OFFICERS: Nmlne MEMBl RS: Edith Arnold, joanne Ashton, Bernice Berg, Leola Bohrer, Hedzee Bova, Henrietta Brack- enridgge, Esther Brown, XVinona Cooper, Barbara Davis. Cleo Day, Mary Emerson, Pearl Freeman, Elinor Green, Joyce Cralean, Vergil Huddleston, Ellen Kelley, Shirley Lardie, Louise Love, Phyllis Montgomery, Sophia Osga, Maxine Otis, Dorothy Black. Lucille Rowe, Margaret Reugsegger, Carmel Spencer, Marvel Spencer, Ann Spruit, Barbara Stephenson, Mary Louise Stewart, Marjorie Svec. Page seventy Home Economics Club SPONSORS: Miss Lahym and Miss Dow MEETS: Every Monday The Home Economics Club has drawn up a' very fine constitution. They have entertained the Northport Home Economics Club. One of its most important activities was a silver tea given for Elsita Sifuentes, a girl from Lima, Peru. OFFICERS: President - - Vice President - Secrelary - - - . . Treaxurer - -... MEMBERS Maxine Ankerson Eleanor Ansorge Virginia Bailey Ruth Beckwith Pearl Belland Juliana Bradford Esther Brakel Betty Breithaupt Jeannette Bright Elaine Champion Donna Chandler La Verne Charles Joyce Compton Evelyn Dahlquist Ruth Desotell Virginia Dezelski Mildred Dunn Elaine Ekstein Lucille Eikey Elaine Emerson Ruth Ferguson Nancy Finlayson Betty Hall Derelys Hanna Gladys Hasselbring Elaine Hedlund Marion Howell Margaret Huddleston Martha Hultz Joyce Johnson Phyllis Johnson Lois Jolly Elsie Kelsch Lucille Kinney Gene Kitchen Eileen Kratochville Ruth Lautner Jean Lautner Josephine Le Graff Angeline Lewis Marian Lewis Mary Leggett Ardyth Link Eleanor Lyle Cora Mae Mallion Patricia May Marianne Miller Caryl Nelson Jeanne Nelson Sylvia Nylund Charlotte Oatley Ruth Ormond Jean Lautner - Arlene Rokos - Louise Perry Joyce Johnson Rose Marie Ockert Sophia Osga Maxine Otis Muriel Packard Louise Perry Bethalee Perryman Neta Peterson Elizabeth Provencher Betty Purkiss Betty Putnam Betty Radfski Betty Reisig Virginia Rhodes Lucille Richards Arlene Rokos Lillian Shisler Delores Sladek Kleo Sleder Dorothy Smith Margaret Sundean Doris Tompkins Della Vance .Clare Wanger Nellie XX'itkop Janet Woodman Miss Wrisley's Knitting Club Page xeveuty-one Virginia Bailey Phyllis Baynton Marjorie Beam Mary Blanchard Alice Buell jean Buell Carolyn Childs Marie Cole Betty Collins Wintmna Cooper Marceita Denny Marcella Denny Ruth Desotell Evelyn Dalquist Virginia Delzelski Phyllis Eldred Nancy Finlayson MEMBERS Jacqueline Garneau Elizabeth Garthe Patricia Heiges Pauline Graphos Lucille Richards Gwen Royce Ann Spruit Elsie Kelsch Betty Kistler Lavonne Koenig Louise Love Ruth Laumer Mary Leggett Ardyth Link Elinore Lyle Betty Martin Betty McCaw Nancy Miller jean Morrison Noel jean Mort Margaret Netzorg Betty Nicholson Neta Peterson Muriel Packard Sue Petertyl Betty Purkiss Betty Ransom Ardith Reid Irene Riley Virginia Thorpe Virginia W'ahl Yvonne Watson Betty Williams Catherine Lewis Ruth Ormond Page .veverzly-1u'o Senior Dramatics Club l john Burnham joe Bachoric Raymond Axtel Eugene Baker Mary Bauer Bob Bergstrom Elinor Carris Elaine Champion Laura Conant Lorraine Cook SPONSOR: Miss Pagel MEETS: lst and 5rd Fridays NAME: The Mask and Wig Club MEMBERSHIP: S5 OFFICERS: Presidcnl - - Eugene Biker Vice President - joan Shave' Serrelury ' Helen Sleder Treaxurer - Seab Spencer jourmzlixt - Dick Stowe MEMBERS Robinette Cornell Ilamae Darwin Bob Dewar Darwin Dunn Dorothy Calla Ted Oliver john Gamache Leslie Gore Loretta Hall Victor Helfrich Don Hennrick Barbara Herbert Dollena Herren june Hobman James Hughes Mae Komerska Louise Merchant jerry Mikesell Olive Milks Helen Murphy Karyle Nelson Betty Nicholson Gloria Pelizzari Louise Perry Dorothy Polack Betty Petrefke Betty Reisig -Ioan Shaw Helen Sleder Bob Smith Esther Snyder Seab Spencer Lucille Steiger Harriet Stephens Dick Stowe Agnes Svec Ink Slingers Club ..... Alma Throop Betty Thompkins Don Thompkins Della Vance Corrine Well's jack Gillett Edward Irish Joyce Wisktmchil Bob Pheatr This group of young printers have banded together to learn president, Edward Atkinson as Secretary and Treasurer. The the liner points of printing under the leadership of Mr. following boys are members: Russel Annis, Perry Hayes McQueen every Monday in the print shop. They have iourn' Donald Richards, Eugene O'Dell, Darwin Hopkins, Leonard eyed through the year under the leadership of Leo McCaw as Brief, james McClusky, XVilbert Howell, Robert W"est. Paga su enty tlnee Latin Club SPONSOR: Miss Kotilainen THEME: Study of Roman and Italian Art NFFTS1 Second and Fourth Fridays in R cxmv m 21 OFFICERS: - Pat Heiges Betty Thnmpkins Dorothy Smith Joyce Wisktvrchil Nancy Thompkins jean Laumer Fugene Baker Pmfsitlufzl - Consul - - Vice P!'L'5itit'llf - Pro-Consul - RL'L'07'lHl1lQ Sr.'creli1ry- Scriha I - Corrcspomling SL'l'l'?1zl7'j' - Scriha II - 7il'L'tlXllI'L'l' - Qunestor - - - Progmm Clmirrmul +- Aedile - So1tI'1er.v 1 Miles l - - Miles II XX'anda Showalter Beth Tctrcau Daisy Belle ivlorrison Helen Hughart Beatrice Davis Barbara Cavanaugh Frances Thayer Fclgar Wfilliams Daisy Ferris Della Vance Alma Throop MEMBERS Arno Zohel Stanley Miller Lois jolly Luella Thomas Margaret Csolkovits Helen Sleder june Kesner ,lean Saunders Alice Sheer XVinona Zane Robert Taylor Cxaraldine Couturier lNlary jo Bennett Luella I.eives Pauline Graphos Elizabeth Garthe Barbara XVacle Nancy Finlayson Teil Oliver Phyllis Krumm Leslie Gore Page .vez'e11ty-four Personality Club . . . . . . . . SPONSOR: Mr. Loomis MEETS: Every Friday in Room 226 OFFICERS: George Panter. Presirlcnl Bob Dewar. Vire Prvsirlcnl Don Sanford Vice Fwritlufll Rosemary Rennie Vice Pl'05illUIf Phyllis Bauer - Svrrvlary PURPOSE: The Personality Club has made a study of correct social procedure. MEMBERS: David Berkowitz, Bernard Boyle, Charles Brown, Darwin Dunn, Herbert Ellison, Vera Fouch, Frank Garland, Leroy Ghering, Helen Goodrich, Lourraine Greilick, Charles Hilbert, Tom Hoffman, Rex Hooper, Vernon Hoxie, Charles Klepac, jack Kohn, Betty Law, Richard Leggett, Alvin Loomis, Bruce Lyon, Jeanne MacIntosh, Anthony Mance, Karyl Nelson, Elmer Ritola, Arland Sanborn, Robert Scamehorn, Louis Schreiner, joan Shaw, Lee Smith, Oliver Tompkins, Algot W'ickstrand, Edgar Zobel, Eula Edgell. arsity Club ......... SPONSORS: Mr. Menzel and Coach Orr. MEETS: Every Friday. OFFICERS: Jack Hensel - President jack Heimforth - Serrelary ACTIVITIES: The Varsity Club sponsored the grade school basket ball tourna- ment. They purchased uni- forms for a grade school bas- ket ball team and encouraged inter-grade school competi- tion. The club had a corn- mendable constitution and were responsible for one all- school dance this year. MEMBERS: jack Morgan, Paul Gardner, jack Hensel, Mac Cox, George Umlor, Bob Hemming, jack Bensley, Bill Baker, jack Renehan, Dale Wares, Lee Blair, Don Osied, jack Woodrow, Millard Riskey, Dick Nelson, Garth Dean, Ray Radcliffe, Charles Frye, jack Merril, Rex Garns, Russel Canute, jack Heimforth, Richard Fitzmaurice, Bill Milliken, Harry Bauman, Bill Newton. Page seventy-five .............PepClub SPONSOR: Mr. House MEETS: Every Monday in the Typing room OIJEICERS: illtzxler of Ceremozliex Paul Gardner P1'L'.YIt1l'PIf Dorothy Crawford Svc'rclm'y-Treaslzrer Ursula Anders MEMBERS: Beatrice Avery Phyllis Baynton, Dick Bracken, jean Buell, Phyllis Burroughs, Betty Collins. La Verne Conant, Frances Rollo, Paul Gardner, Ursula Anders, Betty Umlor, Maribelle Wfinowiski, Lee Blair, Vincent Puloski, Shirley Brigham, Maxine Munson, Katherine Garthe, Margaret Netzorg, Dorothy Crawford. . . . . . . . . Young Woman's League SPONSOR: Miss Wilsey MEETS: Every Friday, 7th hour in room 323 MEMBERSHIP: 14 OFFICERS: First Semester President ' Opal Strang Secretary - Anna Morgan Treasurer Cherry Chamberlain Second Semester President, Donna Chandler Secretary, Eleanor Ansorge Treasurer, Joyce Grolean MEMBERS: Eleanor Ansorge, Cherry Chamberlain, Donna Chandler, jane Conant, Betty Eitenieor, Joyce Grolean, Fern Ket- chum, Marion Miller, Carrie Ann Mlujeak, june Montague, Maxine Otis, Florence Strang, Marion Stratton, Margie Svec. ACTIVITIES: The members of this club have studied parliamentary procedure and correct social forms. At Christmas time, they made scrapbooks for the children in the Clinic. On April 12, Miss Raymont spoke to them on the subject "My Years Experience in English Schools." The motto of this club is, "Never ask of others to do for you, what you can do for yourself." Page :evenly-xlx Senior High Camera Club SPONSOR: Mr. Chapman MEETS: Every hlonclay in OFFICERS: Prefizlcnl - Dick Nelson Arno Zohel Room 554 Edgar XVilliams Don Hennrick Don Pratt MEMBERS Russell Canute Ardith Reid Helen Haywood john Titus jerry Mikesell Edgar Zabel Harry Starbuck jack Gillett Bob Smith Bob Smith . . . . . unior High Photography Club SPONSOR 1 Miss Althouse MEETS: Twice a month in the junior high science room. OFFICERS: Group I. Nancy Tompkins, Cl1airm.1n Betty Brown Serremr1'-Trcu.tl1rt'r Group II. Dick Freethy - Clmirrmm Dwight Goodrich Secretary'-Trciixlwf r ACTIVITIES: The club mem- bers learn to develop negatives, prim pictures, and do some en- larging. The club is composed of sophomores and freshmen. MEMBERS: Gunevere Royce, Margaret lean Sheets, Nancy Tompkins, Maxine Drumbrille, Barbara Allen, Rosemary Cooper, Lea Culman, Helen Fohs, Fred Hanson, janet Drake, jack Cox, Zolman Cavitch, Virginia Fleis, jane Bensley, Dorothy Smith, Tom Gerst, Gerald Egler, Carl Goss, Rupert Clark, Clyde Mclntyre, Lois Carmein, Irene Riley, Georganne Stowe, Betty Brown, Beatrice Davis, Barbara Cavanagh, Betty Lewis, Victoris Liberty, Bob Hoxie, Dwight Goodrich, Dick Freethy, Dorothy Wil- helm, Phyllis Gerst, Dorothy Vaughn, Florence Durga, Fern Heimforth, Ronald Buller, Ralph Viscochil. . ..... Future Sportsmaifs Club L. SPONSOR: Mr. House MEETS: Every Friday in Room 320 OFFICERS: Presidt-'nl - - Don McCall Vice Prcsizlwn, Ursula Anders ACTIVITIES: These Sports- men have been learning how to preserve and enjoy wild life. Their outstanding activity of the year has been a trip to Harrietta to examine the Fish Hatcheries. They feel that they have learned above all else, the best ways l0 hunt and fish. MEMBERS: Beatrice Avery, Clarence Axtell, jerry Basse, Vin:ent Ball. Louis Boone, Gilford Brief, Ed Broomhead, Morton Bruyette, Charlie Clous, Bob Cole, Bill Courson, George Edmonds, Bill Hall, Wilstmn Hubble, Vince Powlaske, Gilbert Kinny, Duane McGill, Don Novak, Don Pratt, Francis Rollo, joe Rusch, Robert Schroeder, jack Sivek, Harold Telegard, Betty Umlor, Butch McCall, Ursula Anders. Page Jcrenly-eiglzt Student - - - f , , -f 1 lf? . . ff s 1 fi Governor Milliken Vice-Go1'erl101' Liclaly Secretary LaFra11ier The Student Council is a representative group of students who assemble each Monday, 7th hour, to legislate student laws and discuss school problems. The council is guided by Governor William Milliken, Vice-Governor William Lichty, Secretary Louis Fa Franier, and Treasurer Don Sanford. During the school year Governor Milliken made several appoint- ments. First, Bill Newton was appointed Commis- sioner of Police and Safety, Charles Brown became the fire-marshall, Les McCain was named as the prose- cutor, Tom Lewis was party supervisor, Don Sanford served as Commissioner of Buildings and Ground, and Helen Goodrich was appointed as the Chief-jus- tice of the student court. The council was active in promoting school parties, sponsoring effective clean-up campaigns, and making laws for student control. One of the largest feats of the council was the 350.00 scholarship fund. This scholarship was raised by the council and given to some deserving senior for the furtherance of his edu- cation. In addition, the Student Council passed and enforced traffic rules, eliminated all student cars from Student Council Puge seventy-nine - - Government Q . Treasurer Sanford Clf17l777li55i07167' Newton Prosecutor .McCain either Seventh or Eighth streets during school hours, and revised and printed the school constitution. At the close of the year, the council had begun the big task of paving Pine Street between Seventh and Eighth streets. The following students served on the council: Bill Milliken, Rosemary Rennie, Betty Law, Vera Fouch, Bill Newton, Francis Thayer, jo Anne Hardy, Patricia Van Epps, Mary Bauer, Phyllis Bauer, Helen Good- rich, Betty Potrafke, Charles Brown, Bill Lichty, Harry Lichty, Leslie McCain, Don Sanford, Dorr Mead, Fred Connine, Dick Loomis, Eugene Francisco, Don McCall, George Umlor, Bob Roxburg, jane Anne Zimmerman, Bob Pheatt, Bob Cole, Elma Routsong, Richard Neuman, Tom Lewis, Louis La Franier. The court worked in conjunction with the council. The eight associate justices, appointed by Governor Milliken, were: Edgar Zobel, Bob Bergstrom, Mary Soderberg, Eugene Baker, Axel Lardie, Mary Bauer, Pat Kephart, and David Stiffler. Barbara Herbert was chosen by student vote to act as clerk of the court and Les McCain served as prosecutor through appoint- ment by the governor. The court worked steadily all year to correct tardiness, skipping, and disorderly be- havior among the student body. They were respon- sible for the organization of a special seventh our study hall. This study period was controlled by the court members and many times a student would be sentenced to serve a week or more in this severe study room, as punishment for a misdemeanor. Student Court l Puge eigbly National Honor Society The National Honor Society is an institution of American high school youth who pledge themselves to maintain the highest standards of character, leader- ship, scholarship. and service. Each spring this society admits both seniors and juniors into its ranks. ln 1940, nineteen seniors and nine juniors were initiated into the society. The initiation program was prepared and presented by the eleven members who had been elected as juniors in 1939. President Bill Milliken opened the program by welcoming the new members into the society, and vice president Bill Lichty introduced the speakers of the program. Eileen Groesser discussed scholarship, Helen Goodrich men- tioned the importance of service, Phyllis Bauer talked about leadership, and Bill Newton concluded the speeches with a few words about character. Other members taking part in the program were Rosemary Rennie, Pat Kephart, David Stiffler, Jack Heimforth, and secretary Vera Fouch. The senior members who were elected at this time were: Barbara Herbert, Virginia Thorpe, Mary Emerson, Betty Kistler, Robert Bergstrom, Wfalter johnson, Anna Tafelsky, Grace Gilbert, jack llensel, Virginia Wahl, Bruce VC'angen, Mary Blanchard, George Panter, Esther Brown, Margaret Ruegsegger, Pauline Graphos, Helen Seabrook, Victoria Podoba, and Patricia Heiges. Juniors: Helen Sleder, Betty Lee Parsons. John Gamache, Mary Bauer, Harry Litchy, Dollena Herren, Betty Hall, Ted Oliver, Jean Lautner. The new members were guests of honor at the an- nual National Honor Society banquet held May 15 in the high school cafeteria. Page ligllfl'-0116 . . . . . . . French Club SPONSOR: Miss Wrisley' OFFLCERS: 1 M BI h 1 A , :- 1 V reszr eu - - - ary :mc are MEETS' Inst and Thrd Mondays Vice Preridcul - - John Rennie XVHERE7 In Rfmm 221 Secretary - - Dollena Herren NAME: Le Cerle Francais Tft'4l5llI'l'7' - - - Sue Petertyle MEMBERS: Mary Blanchard, Audrey Bloomer, Carlyn Childs, Eleanor Crouch, Don Curtiss, Pat Elliott, Mary Frederick, Jacqueline Garneau, Robert Hansbourgh, Robert Keenie, Betty McCaw, Ola McDonald, Robert Nicholson, Victoria Podobn, Gwen Royce, Mozelle Sawyer, Robert Scott, John Renny, Mary Soderberg, Georganne Stowe, Gloria Wilhelm, Dollcna Herren, Sue Petertyle. . . . . . . . Librarian Club Zi, We , l MEMBERS: Dorothy Adams, Barbara Aeschliman, Barbara Allen, Pearl Belland, Betty Bovee, Jean Brown. Helen Bronson, Juanita Clutterbuck, Betty Cole, Barbara Curtis, Wava Crain. Vice-President, Maxine Dennis, Virginia Eikey, Pat Fuller, Beverly Gaston, Donna Hall, Elaine Haltley, Jeannette Hartley, Anne Hay, Helen Hedland, Donna Hubbell, Donna Moore, Ann Pechota, Ruby Rowe, Helen Seiffert, Beatrice Sorenson, Floris Sutter, Jeannette Wintmwiski, Helen Haywood, Clarabelle Korne, Esther Brakel, Treasurer, Helen Haywood, Gene Kitchen, Julianna Bradford, President, Barbara Stephenson, Mrs. Bremer, Sponsor, Miss Kinney, Sponsor. Scrapbook and Stamp Club Sportsmarfs Club MEMBERS: George Hay, President: Helen Hughart. Secre- taryg Goldie Billings, Allen Brown, Robert Bova, Larry Johnson, Ann Hay, Velda Saxton, Mildred Sheldon, Donald Weddis, George Nesbitt, Richard Wellman. Elaine Jansen, Frieda Seiffert, Gladys Franklin, Ann Fuska, Geraldine Hooper, Robert Keevil, Greta Moorman, Floyd Saxton, Ward Riley, Dick Bauman, Ada Beeman, Jacok Solomanson, David De Camp. MEMBERS: Mr. Fowle, Sponsor: Axel Lardie, Presidentg Jack Chichester. Secretary: Eleanor Carris. Vice President: Harold Acker, Edward Atkinson, Ralph Bergstrom, Max Burrows, Dorothy Carnahan, Robert Chamberlain, Marie Cole, Everett Cozant, David Drinan, Charles Edwards, J. F. Evans, Frank Garland, Leroy Ghexing, Loretta Hall, Ed Hass, 'Perry Hayes, Betty Stowe, Carlin Tanner, Tom Hoffman, Rex Hooper, Lillian Hoxie, Marian Hoxie, Earl Jacobs, Alfred Keaton, Tom Lewis, Ted Martin, Lucille Miller, James Palmer, Vincent Pawloske. Don Paulin, Geraldine Petroskey, James Riley, Joe Rusch, R. E. Schrader, Dale Sheperd, Bernard Stiemel. Miss Potter's Knitting Club MEMBERS: Margaret Antony, Geraldine Blackmore, Phyllis Burrows, Enid Cole, Nellie Mae Cole, John Collins, Le Verne Conat, Dorothy Crawford, Jack Davidson, Lucille Eikey, William Eikey, Ruth Ferguson, Gladys Franklin, Anna Fuska, Louise Gee, Laryce Gill, Bernard Green, Gladys Hasselbring, Elaine Hedlund, Marion Howell, Lillian Hoxie, Marion Hoxie, Adolph Kadrovach, Alice Kelsch, Jeanne Keene, Rosemary Kropp, Wilnia Lautner, Angeline Lewis, Odessa Mlujeak, Maxine Munson, Lorraine Nordhal, Charlotte Oatley, Geraldine Petroskey, Bethalee Perryman, Leatha Porter, Elizabeth Provencher, Nellie Reedy, Arlene Rokos, Joanne Roosa, Helen Seabrook, Delores Sladek, Josephine Sleder, Mary Soderberg, Dorothy Stoops, Betty Stowe, Fred Swaney, Theresa Tafelski, Patricia Van Epps, William Wade, Maribelle Winmuwiechi, Nellie XVitkop, Mildred Wycktmlif, Betty Van Brocklin. "1 ' Page Uigllfy'-Iln've H. Dumlbty ruled over Frolic Hi, Kid! W'a11t au all-day xzlfkerf cl-Ulllgj fm, fl1il'g,1 1gf'5 dam-g N0 dressiu'-up for u floor NllIll'5 puffy TlJere's fm Shipping f0f4Ulyll9i'1g - - - . . . and as lbey opened the rover. the book so the pep meeting lasted all day fold-ity om, 510,-y Ana' me aight shall be page with mum, Ana' cares that infest-the a'ay, Sballjila' their tents, like the Arabs Ana' as Silently steal away. LONGFELLOW Page eighty-six Traverse City High School Band The Band this year is to be complimented for the fact that they have had one of the most successful years in their history. The success of the band this year is to be attributed to Mr. Deike, their new director. Wfith four years experience in the University of Michigan Band and Orchestra, his new ideas have been respon- sible for building up of the musical appreciation of the school. During the football season the band furnished its between-the-halves entertainment with many novel ideas, and proved to be one of the best marching bands that the school has ever had. The band made two trips, one to Cadillac and the other to Manistee. President and Assistant Director - - .4 At our basketball games the band provided that es- sential spirit with their martial music. The only trips that the band made to basketball games was to the Tournament at Petoskey. The band has appeared twice this year for a con- cert, once for the combined musical program on De- cember 10 and for the Musical Varieties that proved to be such a hit with its professional-like touch. The climax of the year came when the band went to Ann Arbor for the State Music Contest returning with an "Excellent" rating. The officers and members of the band are as fol- lows: - - - Hobart Hultz we -4 Vice President ---- - Arland Sanborn Secrelary - - Virginia Bumham Treasurer - - Bob Dewar TROMBONES CORNET BASES CLARINET BASS CLARINET "Ralph Hunter 3'Hobart Hultz 'fEd Irish :"Bob Graham Leslie Gore -Mervin Salenski Harry Lichty David Murray Phyllis Hocltstad Lorretta Hall Wey Wenzel Lloyd Bovee Willard Berry Jerome Nelson BARITONES :l1Bill Newton Elmer Allen Bud Savage FLUTES 'Helen Hugart Virginia Burnham Dorothy XVilhelm Don Pratt W Bob-:Ransom Don Curtis Bill Wade Dick Scott David Courson Gerald Gilbert George Whaley Charles Newton Bob Piper Robert DeVol Russel Bauer Oren Brown Bob Lardie Tom Miller Gloria Pelizzari SAXAPHONE CAltoD :l'Dick Loomis Dorr Mead Fern Heimforth Ben Murray Bill Blanchard SAXAPHONE trenofy 2"George Peck SAXAPHONE CBaritoneJ :fRichard Greenley 'Signifies that person is in solo chair. Elinor Lyle Solomon Cavich Van Hardy Elaine Lautner Bob Bergstrom Leroy Ghering Margaret Netzorg Luella Lewis Helen Babcock Corine Wells Joyce Compton john Rennie Richard Soloman Nick Wildman Vernon Brief ALTO CLARINET Harriet Arnold HORNS :F-Iulia Atchinson Wilma Helfrich Dale Nelson Ronald Grubb PERCUSSION :l'Bob Dewar Morton Bruyette Arland Sandborn Dale Doerr Elden Hedlund Raymond Whaley Ralph Viscotchil Albert Maxbauer Page eighty-seven Traverse City High School Orchestra The orchestra this year was comprised only of string instruments. This was a novel idea for high school orchestras but they received a fine rating at the state contest in Ann Arbor, although they were unclassified. With instruments added from the band, they accompanied the glee clubs in a performance of Romany Life on the Musical Variety program. The string ensemble traveled to Gaylord in the spring for a music festival and everyone derived a great deal. The orchestra has also helped with several assemblies, programs, etc., throughout the year. The members of the orchestra are: VIOLINS Victoria Podoba Phyllis Eldred John Gamache Phyllis Bauer Kathrine Garthe Bob Scott Leatha Porter Alma Throop Gloria XVilhclm Mary jo Bennett Karyl Nelson Wanda Wfheat Helen Brunson BASS Ward Riley Gloria Pelizzari VIOLA Jean Saunders Grace Gilbert Lorraine Tremain 'CELLO Verna Gilbert Page eighty ezqbt The Girls' Glee Club The members are : Betty Akey Virginia Akey Barbara Allen Elinor Ansorge Joanne Ashton Jean Baesch Jane Bensley Betty Berry Maxine Bohn Audrey Bloomer Kathryn Blue Hedzie Bova Jeanne Buell Barbara Cavanaugh Elaine Champion Carolyn Childs Juanita Clutterbuck Margaret Cole Betty Collins Winona Cooper Wava Crain Barbara Curtis Maxine Dumbrille Joyce Edenburn Betty Eitnierar Helen Fahs Shirley Forton Phyllis Gerst Evelyn Gloss Marion Graves Donna Hall Joan Hanson Geneva Harr Gladys Hasselbring Marion Howell Donna Hubell Joan Johnson Betty Kelenski High School Band Ellen Kelly Lucille Kenney Gene Kitchen Jean Kropp Ruth Kropp Betty Law Anne Linsky Ida Marie Lorenz Claire Martin Dawn Morgan Jean Morrison Karyl Nelson Charlotte Oatley Gloria Pelizarri Louise Perry Alice Pidd Nellie Rudy Nina Riley Arlene Rokos The Girls' Glee Club has participated in all the con- certs given by the music de- partment this year. Under Mr. Wing's direction, they improved steadily and Mr. Deike has helped them main- tain the same standards since Mr. Wing left to teach in Grand Rapids. Most of the girls took part in the mixed chorus group which went to their first music festival in Grand Rapids. They received a "good" rating. Anne Rosser Mozelle Sawyer Joan Shaw Nancy Shaw Helen Sieffert Dorothy Smith Wilma Spencer Harriet Stevens Florence Strong Winifred Stricker Marguerite Sundeen Doris Tompkins Lorraine Tremain Judith Wales Doris Weese Mildred Wycolf Joan Renehan Arlene Kucera 0 0 0 .,,- ,q 0 I 0 Q f.. On the Manistee gridiron during the football season o 1939. 1 - u Page eighty-nine . . rl ..... Boys' Glee Club The Boys' Glee Club has again chalked up another successful year of musical accomplishments. Despite the fact that most of the boys were new, they have come through the year with Hying colors. Their first public appear- ance was at the Grange Con- vention where they enter- tained the Grangers with their songs. The next ap- pearance was in the com- bined musical program on December 10, and finally in the Musical Varieties pro- gram. Later in the year some of the boys went to Grand Rapids with the mixed chor- us to participate in The State Vocal Festival. The J The members of the Boys' Glee Club are as follows: boys were very regretful georgeBBosard gharlgs Fisher , , , , rnes t e u ow r when hir' Wing' their dl' Richard Gizrk -Iohiil Gamiiche rector, went to the Grand Walter Cole Tom Gem Rapids Davis Vocational Donald Curtiss Gerold Gilbert Technical High' School and David DeCamp Donald Hennrich - ' Dale Doerr Wilbert Howell Junior College' but Mr' Edward Drone Robert Keevil Delke assumed his role very John Ferris Bm Kenney Well. Bob Newstead o o o o o I 0 0 First violin - Second violin - - Viola - - 'Cello Victoria Podoba Phyllis Bauer Grace Gilbert Verna Gilbert Ralph Vanderley Ralph Viskochil Lewis Walters Norman Wangen Richard Wellman Anthony Wilhelni joe Kilpatric Clifford Elliot Pete Morrison String Ensemble Page ninety Ensembl iii 94 xl! The Brass Ensemble The Clarinet Quartet The String Quartet The Saxaphone Quartet The music department is constantly being called upon to furnish music for programs of all sorts. Naturally, the band, orchestra, or glee club, can not comply with these requests in many cases because of their size, so they are taken care of by the ensembles and soloists. These ensembles and soloists who carry the brunt of most the work during the year for the various programs are to be lauded for their efforts. Perhaps one of the busiest of the ensembles has been the String Ensemble who had so many requests for performances, that they were unable to take care of them all. It was composed of Victoria Podoba, Phyllis Bauer, Grace Gilbert, and Verna Gilbert. They traveled to Ann Arbor in the Spring for the State Music Festival where they received an "excel- lent" rating. The Brass Ensemble also has performed many times throughout the year for assemblies and the like. At the State Music Festival they received a "superior" rating and were recommended to the National Festi- val held in Battle Creek. The Brass Ensemble was composed of Bob Ransom, Harry Lichty, julia Atchi- son, Ed Irish, Bill Newton, and Mervin Salenski. The Trombone Quartet The Trombone Quartet, while not as busy as some, also received a "superior" rating at the Music Festival and were also recommended to the Nationals. It was composed of Mervin Salenski, Wey Wenzel, Lloyd Bovee, and Willard Berry. The Saxaphone Quartet composed of Bob Gra- ham, Dorr Mead, George Peck, and Dick Greenley, were engaged several times during the year for the "Musical Varieties," for assemblies, and for other programs. They received an "Excellent" rating at the Music Festival. The Clarinet Quartet also went to Ann Arbor where they received an "excellent" rating. While not as active as others, they also did their part in contri- buting the music of the year. It was composed of Bob Bergstrom, Van Hardy, LeRoy Ghering, and Sol Cavitch. Next year Mr. Deike plans to have more ensembles than this year because he believes that the training re- ceived in ensemble work is invaluable so far as de- veloping intonation in the band and orchestra. Page ninety-one Soloists Harry Liclaty Shirley Tremaiue The Afcompanists Bob Dewar Hobart Hultz Some of the Soloists who made good showings this year at Ann Arbor were Shirley Tremaine, Violist, who received first division, Harry Lichty, trumpet, second division, Bob Dewar, drums, second division, Julia Atchison, horn, second division. The soloists from Junior High who went to Ann Arbor were: Richard Greenley, Saxaphone, first division, David Courson, trumpet, first division, Helen Hugart, flute, second division, and David Murray, bass, fourth division. The accompanists who worked untiringly throughout the year working perhaps harder than the soloists themselves, were Mariam Davis and Louise Perry. Hobart Hultz, a Post Graduate this year and one of the most outstanding musi- cians that the school has ever produced, not only rendered his services on numerous programs throughout the year, but was assistant director of the band. Hobart, who desires to become an instructor of music, has spent all the time he possibly could helping Mr. Deike, helping soloists, and doing whatever had to be done. He has recently been awarded for his efforts by a scholarship to Michigan State College where he plans to further his study of music. Page 71i7Ieljl'flU0 ' I LEW HOLLIDAY When Lew Holliday, dean of Northern Michigan's sports writers and managing editor of the Record-Eagle, passed away last winter, Traverse City mourned the loss of an outstanding citizen. Always helpful and under- standing to everyone who met him, Mr. Holliday was the friend of all Traverse City, particularly high school students. He played a large part in improving high school sports in Traverse City and was continually striv- ing to improve the Northern Michigan Class B Con- ference. To the memory of this eminent man we dedicate the sports section of the 1940 "Pines" r Page ninely-four FO OTBA LL Pictured above is the Trojan gridiron squail which finished in third place in the Big Seven standing. Barely defeated by Ludington and Alpena, the Black and Gold eleven was a threat throughout the Conference race. DATE September 22 September 29 October 6 October 13 October 21 October 28 November 3 November 10 TEAM Grand Rapids Gaylord ........V.. Cheboygan ..... Alpena .......... Cadillac ,.rr.,,, Manistee ..A... Ludington e...,,, Petoskey .r,,,.rr. Totals 1939 Season Record Union ....,,,,r, T. C. 14 52 24 34 111 OPP. 14 0 6 12 6 6 7 0 51 PLACE Home Home Home Home Abroad Abroad Home Home Puge nincly-fix BOB HEMMING Captain Injured in midseason. Top row QL to RQ Frye ,, , ,, ,,,,,,.. .LE Wfoodrow ,,,,,,,, ,,,,, L T Gardner . ,. ,,,,, HC Cox , ,,,A,,, RT Umlor , ,, ,RE .... 4 COACH LES ORR Capable Trojan Football Mentor Top to Bottom Bensley ,, ,,,,,,,,,, ,Y,, Q B Morgan , ,.,,, ,.,...,, R H Wfarcs , , ,,,,,, LH Blair ,,,,, , ,,,,,, FB Nelson ,. , .LG Bauman A , , , RG Page ninety-six The Trojans opened the 1939 gridiron campaign with an inex- perienced squad, numbering only six lettermen, but rounded into a formidable eleven during the last half of the season to finish strong with a record of five wins and three reverses. Grand Rapids Union invaded Thirlby Field on September 22 and atoned for last year's 7 to 6 defeat by handing the Trojans a 14 to 0 setback. Although the Orrmen were superior in the air they could not cope with the strong Red Hawk ground attack and were outplayed during most of the game. On September 29, the Trojans took on a strong Gaylord eleven at Thirlby Field and barely nosed them out by a 7 to 0 count. Captain Bob Hemming, whose fine play was a deciding factor in the contest intercepted a Gaylord aerial and streaked thirty yards down the side- lines for the only score of the game. The Black and Gold eleven entertained its first conference oppo- nent on October 6 and walked off the field with a 14 to 6 victory over Cheboygan's Chiefs safely tucked away. George Umlor shone brightly for the Trojans throughout the contest and added to his laurels by blocking a kick which was good for a touchdown. Alpena's Wildcats came to town on Friday, the 13th, and pro- ceeded to completely outplay the Trojans to earn a 12 to 0 decision. Hard luck continued to dog the Orrmen, Captain Bob Hemming being seriously injured during the second half. Dick Nelson and Harry Bauman were a stone wall on defense. The Trojans chalked up their second conference win when they invaded Cadillac on October 21, smothering the Vikings beneath a 32 to 6 score. Bill Newton took over the injured Gardner's center post and turned in a top-notch performance throughout the game. A greatly improved Manistee eleven invaded the Trojan stronghold on October 28 and proceeded to absorb a 24 to 6 shellacing at the hands of the up and coming Cherry City gridders. Jack Morgan and Paul Gardner di- vided most of the scoring between them. ' The night of November 3 found Ludington's champion Orioles and the Black and Gold eleven battling it out under the arcs on the Thirlby greensward with the southerners finally emerging with a 7 to 0 victory in their possession despite the efforts of Mac Cox, stellar Trojan tackle who turned in a sparkling performance at his position. The defeat eliminated the Trojans from the title race. Coach Orr's charges wound up the 1939 gridiron campaign by overwhelming a weak Petoskey eleven by a score of 34 to 0. The Trojans held the upper hand 1 throughout the contest with Charley Frye, Warren Wyckoff, and .lack Merrill playing a bang up game in their last appearance under the Black and Gold colors. The juniors and sophomores have not been men- tioned but contributed much toward making the 1939 season a success. Coaches Orr and Menzel also deserve a bouquet for the fine work that they did in developing and molding a strong eleven. The following twenty-one players received major awards to their service on the gridiron. Seniors: Harry Bauman, Mac Cox, Charles Frye, Paul Gardner, Bob Hemming, jack Merrill, jack Morgan, Dick Nelson, Bill Newton, and George Umlor. juniors: Bill Baker, Jack Bensley, Russell Cannute, Dick Fitzmaurice, Rex Gatn, jack Hilliker, Wilson Hubbell, and Jack Woodrow. Sophomores: Lee Blair, Don Oseid, and Dale Wares. jack Woodrow was unanimously chosen to captain the 1940 Trojan eleven by this years' letter winners. Gridiron stalwarts who won places on different all- conference teams include Harry Bauman, Mac Cox, Paul Gardner, Bob Hemiming, ,lack Morgan, Dick Nelson, .lack Woodrow, and Dale Wares. A T C A S BASKETBA LL Page ninety-seven A CCB!! C H A M P I o N s Members of the State B Champion Trojan squad are from left to right, back row: Coach Lester D. Orr, jack Bensley, Dale Wares, Jack Heimforth, Mac Cox, Richard Fitzmaurice, Charles Frye. Front row: George Umlor, Bill Milliken, Jack Morgan, Bob Hemming, Francis Rollo, Jack Hensel. DATE December December December December December January January January January February February February February February March March March March March March 1939-40 Season Record OPPONENT T. C. OPP. Grand Rapids Union i.,....,,. . 30 24 St. Francis ................,c,w.,. , 27 7 Cheboygan ,..,.........V,., 26 9 Ludington ............ 19 20 Saginaw Eastern ,,,.,. . 23 26 Petoskey ,,....,.... 20 14 Alpena ...... 26 13 Ludington ,,,.. 14 26 Manistee ....,.t 23 30 Cheboygan .,..,,, 30 10 Petoskey ........ 30 17 Cadillac ....,, 42 13 Manistee .,...., 13 17 Alpena ......., ,.................,.................... 4 0 22 REGIONAL TOURNEY Petoskey ........ ................-............,........ 3 3 22 Rogers City ....... ....,. 2 2 20 Manistee ......., ............,......,.............,. 5 7 12 STATE TOURNEY Sandusky .........,. ...,....,..................,,...... 3 3 1 6 South Haven ......,.. 21 19 St. Theresa .,..... 26 23 PLACE Home Home Home Home Home Abroad Home Abroad Home Abroad Home Home Abroad Abroad Abroad Abroad Abroad Abroad Abroad Abroad Basketball Successfully opening the 1939-'40 hardwood campaign, the veteran Trojan quintet came from behind to score a 30-24 upset over a highly rated Grand Rapids Central five with Jack Hensel sparking the locals' attack by pouring 12 points through the mesh. Four days later the Orrmen encountered the only breather on their 14 game schedule in the form of St. Francis and buried the Parochials beneath a 27-7 score. Cheboygan's Chiefs were the next victims of the Black and Gold crew, succumbing 26-9 before the Trojan onslaught which was paced by lanky jack Heimforth. Ludington's champion Orioles invaded the Trojan stronghold the following week and emerged from a hectic contest with a 20-19 overtime victory in their possession. Saginaw Eastern handed Traverse its second straight overtime set- back by scoring five points in the extra three minutes to nose out the locals, 26-23. Mac Cox turned in a top notch performance at the center post. Bouncing back after the two overtime defeats, the Black and Gold quintet tripped up Petoskeyls strong Northmen by a score of 20-14 with Bill Milliken handling his guard position in excellent style. The Trojans made it two straight with a clean cut 26-13 victory over Alpena with Bob Hemming's fine play a deciding factor in the contest. Trojan title hopes faded as Ludington chalked up a decisive 26-14 win over the Orrmen on the winners' home floor in a game in which the Orioles were never headed. Gloom continued to prevail over the Trojan camp as the Black and Gold crew dropped their third conference game to Manistee's surprising Chippewas by a score of 30-23. George Umlor turned in a sparkling exhibition of ball handling and shooting. Tween Hit halves iiejove fha cjcxme Piugl . mac, lzjaif nd. Doi. all Cheboygan played host to Traverse the following week with the Trojans completely outplaying the northerners to earn a 30-10 victory. jack Morgan's close guarding played a large part in the win. Returning to their own encampment, the Black and Gold quintet took the measure of Petoskey for the second time with Charley fBlue- beardj Frye leading Coach Orr's charges to a 30-17 triumph. An age old rivalry continued when Cadillac's Vikings met the Trojans four days later with the Cherry City Eve smothering the southerners' at- tack and unleashing a powerful one of their own to bury Coach Bryan's crew beneath a 42-13 score. Visions of a runnerup spot in the Big Seven standings were blasted as Manistee again sunk the Black and Gold five, this time by a 17-13 count. Taming Alpena's Wildcats proved to be an easy job for the Trojans who wound up the season with an impressive 40-22 victory over the crew from Thunder Bay, giving them fourth place in the Big Seven Confer- ence. In the class B regionals at Petoskey, the Trojans engaged their 1940 nemesis, Manistee, in the finals after having eliminated Petoskey and Rogers City by scores of 35-22 and 22-20, respectively, and scalped the Chippewas by the lopsided count of 37-12. Advancing to the state tourney, the Black and Gold crew trounced Sandusky, 53-16, at Midland and followed it with a close 21-19 decision over a strong South Haven quintet at Lansing in the semi-finals. Headlines screamed the news of a startling Trojan victory after the Black and Gold cagers annexed the Michigan class B crown by coming from behind to edge out a powerful Detroit St. Theresa quint, 26-25, in the -jenison field house at East Lansing. A jubilant student body greeted the victorious players and coaches on the Monday after their return from East Lansing, with a general as- sembly preceeding a parade and snake dance throughout the city. Cele- brating continued through the week with the victors attending numerous functions held in their honor. j mnqe wtfstei Uri 114.2 bench The bcmd -Cm, essential aiu' cm Page one hundred RESERVES RECORD 2C 27 2C 11 12 29 19 14 25 56 9 2 8 12 242 Reserves 9 Leelanau .,....,,Y... Reserves 32 Glen Arbor ......., Reserves 30 Empire .,..,r Reserves 20 Suttons Bay ........ Reserves 14 Petoskey ..r.....,,., Reserves 15 Suttons Bay Reserves 21 Maple City Reserves 26 Manistee .........,.. Reserves 29 Empire ....,, Reserves 27 Leelanau ...,...,.,Y. Reserves 28 Petoskey ,.., Reserves 14 Cadillac ....... .. Reserves 10 Maple City ..,..... ,Pictured above are the Trojan reserves who compiled a total of eleven wins Reserves 35 Manisree .....,...... against three setbacks during the 195940 campaign. Top row CL to RQ: J. Wfood- L ?lIT,3f02'f3 u137'f3L,X3 'if' iigfflfff' fi iifiifc lf' Qif?2'Se'i5"'1ii foachfln-Minznil' 310 , , . 4 , . ., . 6 SOD, . AW OS 1, Q at 3 , :.. zi' :":: 1 ' zfz' YQ H ' ,. . " Q '15 QQ? N saw s 1 s- .3232 555525: '3.g5a:s::- ' H. '- g ggga 33 y we ,Q X Q .:.: .. . , is Trojan Leila mm Rmdxnq Clackamas Frome Upper L: 'i Hamm 0 . Hfmmwa 1 qv Umloe 5. Hcnsa 5. .,,:: .Q ,,:, ., at Q x I I . ...-. .Nami .A .,:. :A : .. Bensleq Q mf- c W Milliken q o o Pflorqaxx q Fifzmuuricnn, Cox C. ima-.ny si , 'N , A si X ,gg X if if INTRA Champions of the Senior high intramural basketball tournament were the Senior Eagles. Back row QL to RQ are: W. Perkett, C. Brown, R. Ransom, Irv Men- zel,, Director. Front row: W. Newton, D. Foote, C. Klepac. W. McCall was also a member. Page one hundred one MURALS The Never Lose quintet won the junior high tour- ney. They are from left to right, back row: Director Irv Menzel, XV. Ott, A. Moravec, D. Goodrich, C. Martin. Front row: B. Wfilson, N. XX'yckoFf, D. Freethy. unv-1-W1 Q Mr. Menzelis boxing and wrestling group numbered over 100 boys. The Senior Rats fbelowj were runner- ups in the senior high tourncy. Back row QL to RQ: J. Stoll, V. Cavitch, A. Sanborn, R. Taylor. Front row: L. McCaw, T. Deering, R. Hooper. Michigan won the senior tag football championship. The line QL to Rj, is T. Hoffman, B. Lyon, R. Hooper, V. Ball, W. Courson, A. Sanborn, V. Cavitch. The backfield is L. Alto, L. Smith, L. Ghcring. F, Irish was also a member of the squad. in Q9 S ?3v'j ii S kg A 4 W . if 1' S vm is . A . W' ,- 3 w- 4... wir, Q Page one hundred Iwo fi. I TRACK This is a picture of the track squad for 1940. Several of the members were absent. Seniors are in the first row, juniors in the second, and sophomores in the third and fourth. Paul Gardner, a fast dashman for two years, placed fifth in the state finals in Lansing in his junior year and was again the mainstay in the sprints this season, with Dale Wfares and Walt Cole, a couple of fast and promising sophomores, as his running mates. Mac Cox, who took a fifth in the state meet last year, returned to lead the field in the half-mile. He was seldom beaten in this territory, but was often pushed hard by Don Oseid, another sophomore, and Les McCain. The quarter-mile found four fast men vieing for, and dividing quite evenly, the honors in this gruelling race. Laverne Smith come up with many good 440's, with Vernon Hoxie, a hard working junior, always fighting for the lead. Bill Lichty and Francis Rollo, a mid- semester senior, also turned in some nice performances during the year. Assistant athletic director lrving Menzel took over the reins as head track and field mentor as the Trojans opened a belated cinder season. Persistent cold and con- stant rains hampered the squad of over fifty candidates during the first few weeks of training and resulted in the Black and Gold thinclads dropping the first dual meet to Cadillac on April twenty-sixth. Five relay teams made the jaunt to Mount Pleasant for the annual Central State Relays and made a creditable showing, although none of the foursomes were able to bring back a first place. Showing continued improvement, the Trojans finished a strong second to class A Alpena in the annual Big Seven meet held on the local cinder paths May 11. The thinclads climaxed the season a week later by nosing out Cadillac in the regional held at Cadillac, scoring SOM points to the Vikings 48. Mac Cox, Franny Rollo, Bill Milliken, Jack Bensley, Walt Cole, and Paul Gardner qualified for the state Hnals at Lansing and made the trip with Coach Menzel on May 25. Donald "Bones" McCall was head manager and trainer and poses here at the lower left with "Yahoudi," team mascot. jack Weese also aided in taking care of the equipment. The top picture shows a view of the field with many of the track stars in action during a workout. The fieldhouse is in the background. jack Bensley was the school's only entry in the pole vault, and chalked up several places in the meets. Bill Baker and Karl Goss are two hurdlers of whom much will be expected next year. LeRoy Gehring was forced to play second fiddle to a couple of hardy jun- iors, jack Renehan and Glenn Soapp- man, in the mile, but ran a strong race in the long distance. All trackmen men- tioned on these pages are seniors un- less otherwise designated, and read in the pictures from left to right. Page one hundred three Bill Milliken, already sporting two stripes for his ability to clear the bar at high altitudes, continued his record in the high jump, with Dorr Mead, a jun- ior, as a second Trojan contender. Louis LaFranier, Jack Merrill, and Jerry Mikesell were assigned to the hard task of filling the place of Curt Alward, star hurdler lost by graduation last year. Points were scored consistent- ly by all three. Page one hundred four BASEBALL Under the able leadership of Manager Reid Luse, the Trojan nine Qpictured abovej hung up an impressive record in the second year of high school diamond competition since baseball was brought back as a major sport. The spring of 1940 ushered in base-ball's second season in Traverse City High School, the sport having been revived last year. Reid Luse took over the manager's reins and started practice as soon as the first signs of spring appeared. Thirty-two boys answered Manager Luse's call for candidates with twenty-two being retained. XVith twirler jim Stoll sparking the locals, the 1940 campaign was successfully inaugurated when Benzonia was the victim of a no-hit, no-run game while the Tro- jans were gathering eight markers. The Black and Gold diamond crew continued to register wins throughout the season while dropping only a few contests to their opponents. In all, the Cherry City nine compiled an enviable record in baseball's sophomore year at the high school. The squad was made up of veterans who returned from last year's strong nine and a number of promising recruits. Bob Hemming as first string receiver handled the pitchers well throughout the season besides contributing plenty of batting punch. The Trojan infield of Jim Sbonek, Charley Frye, Bill Howard, and Garth Dean at first, second, short, and third, respectively, functioned smoothly during the campaign and formed a formidable quartet for enemy pitchers. The outfield which was shifted around during most of the season gave the opposing pitchers headaches and was also strong defensively. Jim Stoll, Gene Stoll, and Darwin Hopkins formed an able hurling trio which handcuffed the enemy batters most of the time. Others on the squad besides those already mentioned are Wey Wenzel, Dick Loomis, Leonard Brief, Gilford Brief, Dick Nelson, Lars Halverson, Jim Palmer, Ken Nelson, Eric Halverson, Dale Slocum, Ed Broomhead, Dick Stowe, Mort Bruy- ette, and R. D. Langs. 51 ' v 1 xi 1 -1.1 as W rswxna S, .1 ,Vt was 5,1182 49" sl S mg.. . . an Mya wi . Q9 " WS' xmswr f 1' -3 Page one hundred five Tennis X ' f 1 ' I Members of the Trojan tennis squad are: Bottom row CI. to RJ: Bob Smith, Dick Loomis, John Collins. Top Row: Bruce Wangen, Dale Wares, jack Bensley, Dick Fitzmaurice, Coach Robert Meggison. With the first signs of spring, candidates for the 1940 Trojan tennis team dusted off their racquets and prepared to fight for the seven berths on the squad. After a few weeks of practice, places on the team were determined and Coach Robert Meggison set about the task of moulding a strong net squad out of an assortment of experienced and inexperi- enced players. After dropping their first engagement to Cadillac, the Black and Gold netters reached new heights by decisively trimming a powerful Frankfort aggregation by a score of 5-2. Continu- We 9 ing to maintain their fast early season pace, the Trojans turned in sparkling performances throughout the remainder of the 1940 campaign and, although suffering their share of reverses, made this season the best since the sport was re- vived a year ago. The seven'man squad numbered only two seniors, namely Bob Smith and Bruce Wangen. Those who will return for next year's net wars are Dick Loomis, jack Bensley, Dale Wares, Dick Fitzmaurice, and john Collins. G00 Pictured above is the crack Trojan golf squad which followed the victory trail throughout the season. Bottom row CL to RJ: Bob Cole, Bun Green, Rupert Clark. Top row: Bob Heuss, Harry Lichty, jack Hensel, Bob Ransom, Bill McCall, Coach Charles Crawford. Although hampered by bad weather, the Trojan golf team rounded into top condition in a short time and started the season with a bang by overwhelming Big Rapids and Manis- tee in their first two contests. The Black and Gold linksmen continued to trod in the path of success for the rest of the campaign to hang up a record for future golf squads to shoot at. Jack Hensel, Bill McCall, Bob Ransom, Bob Cole, Rupert Clark, Harry Lichty, Bob Heuss, and Bernard Green made up this year's.str0ng aggregation, each consistently carding low scores during the spring's competition. Hensel, McCall, and Ransom will be lost through graduation but prospects for another good year seem especially bright. Credit for the successes of the 1940 season must go not only to the players but to Charles Crawford as well, whose coaching throughout the campaign was of inestimable value. Page one hundred six Class Day Program Class Roll Invocation - In Welcome Musical Number ROBERT RANSOM REV. WM. HELRIGEL WILLIAM MILLIKEN SENIOR GIRLS' QUARTET Ist violin, Victoria Podoba 2nd violin, Phyllis Bauer viola, Grace Gilbert zfioloncello, Verna Gilbert MARY EMERSON PATRICIA HEIGES WALTER JOHNSON HELEN sEABRooK PAULINE GRAPHOS MARY BLANCHARD "In Our Years" "Said in Rhyme" - - "In Our School" - HELEN GOODRICH - SENIOR BAND Composed of senior students and directed by Mr. Deike , PATRICIA KEPHART VERA FOUCH VIRGINIA WAHL VIRGINIA THORPE BETTY KISTLER BRUCE WANGEN GEORGE PANTER Musical Number -------- "In the Future" The President Speaks - - BETTY LAW Musical Number - Solo ------ Accompanied by Louise Perry EILEEN GROESSER ROSEMARY RENNIE DAVID STIFFLER WILLIAM NEXWTON ROBERT RANSOM "If I Could Have My Wish" ------ "We Bequeath" - Class Dismissal ------- Official announcer, William Lichty Music arranged by Victoria Podoba and Phyllis Bauer Page one hundred seven Address of Welcome Today, as the Class of 1940 nears the completion of its high school course we welcome you to our Class Day Exercises and sincerely hope that they will serve to better acquaint you with the activities, aspirations, and achievements of our Class during these last four happy years. It is with both happiness and regret that in a few days we leave this building never again to return as students of the Traverse City High School, for today marks a new period in our lives. It is fitting that we should here express our indebtedness to our parents for the unselfish sacrifices, encouragement, and inspiration they have given us throughout our high school years. May we prove to them and to the faculty members, who have instructed and inspired us in the pursuit of education, that the high ideals of honor, loyalty, and co-operation which they have instilled in us will not be forgotten as we take our places in a world sorely in need of such ideals. Again, on behalf of each member of the Class of 1940, may I extend to you our heartiest and most cordial welcome. WILLIAM MILLIKEN Page one hundred eight "In Our Years" PART I. "The Stone Age" After deep and concentrated thought, we historians decided that the years of our class are comparable to the principal ages in history, insofar as our abilities and progress are concerned. just as the man in the Stone Age was practically at a loss to know how to accomplish the necessary duties in order to live, so were we in the freshman year hampered by our lack of self confidence and knowledge. When primi- tive man learned that he could better himself by using simple weapons, the beginning of his progress was assured. During the freshman year, we learned by experience and through the aid of our teachers to have more confidence in ourselves. A capacity for leadership was im- planted in some-others developed abilities to succeed along other lines, such as sports, dramatics, science, music and journalism. The following officers were chosen to guide the destinies of our class: Bill lVIilliken, president, Bill McCall, vice-president, Jack Heimforth, secretary, Louise Perry, treasurer. The freshman class sponsored two of the outstanding parties of the year. The first, which was a hard times affair, was held on November 6. The second, on May 8, was attended by more than one hundred persons, who danced in the Community Room to Al Wayne's orchestra. We were the first freshman class to inhabit the new Junior High building. We had been put in with the Senior High school students after the school had burned in 1934, and so we were very proud to again have our own building. In music, Jack Hensel, Paul Gardner, Robert Graham, and Tom Lewis played in the state contest at Ann Arbor. Some people excelled scholastically. In the honor assembly, the following peo- ple received bronze pins for their scholastic records: Eileen Groesser, Vera Fouch, Helen Goodrich, Jack Heimforth, Dorothy Crawford, Mary Emerson, William New- ton, David Stiffler, Victoria Padoba, Bill Lichty, and Virginia Wahl. MARY EMERSON Page one bundred mne "In Our Years " PART II. "The Bronze Age" As man in the Bronze Age discovered that by mixing tin and copper together to form bronze he would have a stronger material for his weapons to combat foes in his world, we found that we had gained more courage and confidence from our ex- periences of the previous year. To guide our way through the labyrinth of our first year in Senior High, we chose Paul Gardner, president, Virginia Wahl, vice-president, Helen Seabrook, secretary, and Jeanne MacIntosh, treasurer. During this year floodlights, which made the football season a brilliant one, were introduced into our school, the first time in a school belonging to the Big Seven Conference. In honor of the football team, who won the Big Seven Championship for the first time in the history of the school, we sponsored a "Big Seven Chan1p's Review." Paul Gardner, Charles Frye, Bob Hemming, and Harry Bauman were honored. Another honor came to our class through Helen Goodrich, who won the dis- trict declamation contest with "Salt" by Henry Van Dyke. Because of numerous complaints that the students of Traverse City high school were below average in spelling, Mr. Fisher conducted a spelling test for all high school students. Jack Gillett led the boys of the school with a perfect score, and Eileen Groesser the girls with a score of 99. Helen Goodrich, William Lichty, and David Stiffler were awarded silver schol- arship pins for their high scholastic standing at the honor assembly. We are proud to say that our Sophomore class with two hundred twenty-four members was the largest in the history of the school. VV e feel that we could not have passed through the Sophomore year, the Bronze Age, without the kind and helpful advice of Miss Waltz and Mr. Horning. We regret that these two, who gave so freely of their time and shared with us our successes and difficulties, are not with us as we reach our goal. PATRICIA HEIGES Page one hundred ten "In Our Years " PART III. "The Iron Age" Came September 1958, with a class of 207! Nearly all of us had, started in the rough two years before, picking up new and simple facts for our tools. A year later this same class began to Put a little polish on the knowledge and sharpened their tools for their own advantage. The members of junior class began to diversify and display individualities. Their accumulated information showed the polish and initiative of the iron age. Some developed qualities of leadership. In acknowledgement of that we elected William Lichty, presidentg Patricia Kephart, vice-presidentg Phyllis Bauer, secretary, and Charles Brown, treasurer. Several students of the class found argumentation helpful in their pursuits, just as mankind had eventually learned how to settle its arguments more peacefully. De- bating the question of the United States forming an alliance with Great Britain, the entire team was composed of juniors, who were: Helen Goodrich, George Panter, William Newton, Phyllis Bauer, Barbara Hervert, Robert Smith, and Leslie McCain. As with the falling of a nation and the rising of a new more powerful one, they were defeated in their first attempt, but later pushed forward and won the regional championship. Others acquired the ability to write. This ability was well displayed in the Challenger magazine, a magazine whose primary purpose was to give each student in the school a literary challenge. Under the able guidance of David Stiifler, it be- came popular throughout the region. As in the year before, many of the hale and hearty men of the class participated willingly and helpfully in the realm of sports. Both football and basketball con- tained its quota of junior members. During this year we also saw old sports renewed and new sports initiated into our athletic program. Our classmates cooperated in these events in goodly numbers. In the Junior Tea and Fashion Show another leader was distinguished in the chairman, Phyllis Bauer. Other qualities were also illustrated in those who partici- pated here- such qualities as poise and personality. In the month of May the juniors concentrated their efforts into a magnificent junior prom which was set off from other similar affairs by its marine and pisca- torial atmosphere. The responsibility of supervision was invested in the general chairman, Jerry Mikesell. Under him several others supervised the work of particular committees. As a reward for their achievements in scholarship, character, leadership, and service, the following students were elected to the National Honor Society: Eileen Groesser, Helen Goodrich, Phyllis Bauer, William Newton, William Lichty, Jack Heimforth, Rosemary Rennie, Patricia Kephart, David Stiffler, Vera Fouch, and William Milliken. As the accomplishments of the iron age paved the way to greater achievement in the steel age, so the accomplishments of the class of '40 as juniors made the senior year more enjoyable and productive. WALTER JOHNSON Page one hundred eleven "In Our Years " PART IV. "The Age of Steel " Carrying on the analogy created by our fellow historians, we feel that it would be an endless task to review the progress made by man in the social, economic, edu- cational, and scientific fields. In this Age of Steel, man has indeed learned to make better use of the natural resources and abilities given him. Comparing our twelfth year to this modern age, we find our senior year, too, has been one of great progress and activity. Through the capable direction of our faculty and the association with our fellow classmates during the past years, we have exercised further our initiative, knowledge, and ability - qualities which have enab- led us to carry on successfully the many duties of a progressive senior class. Witli 189 students receiving diplomas this year, we are proud to boast that this is the largest graduating class in the history of Traverse City High School. In the fall election, the following executives were chosen to lead us: President, George Panter, vice-president, Don Sanford, secretary, Pauline Graphos, and treas- urer, Robert Ta lor. ' Y W'ith complete revision of the constitution, our student council and student court have functioned effectively under the excellent supervision of Governor Wil- liam Milliken assisted by Vice-Governor, William Lichty, Clerk, Louis La Franierg and Treasurer, Don Sanford. Helen Goodrich was appointed Chief-Justice of the Student Court with Leslie McCain as Prosecutor. Many other seniors participated actively in the student government either as officers or members. In the sports department, the football team made a good showing under Captain Bob Hemming. Other seniors on the squad included Charles Frye, Paul Gardner, Harry Bauman, Mac Cox, George Umlor, jack Morgan, Wilson Hubbell, Dick Nel- son, jack Merrill, and William Newton. Our basketball team ended in a blaze of glory by bringing Traverse City its first state basketball championship after defeating Detroit's St. Theresa at the Jenison Field House, East Lansing. The seniors playing their last high-school basketball were Mac Cox, jack Hensel, jack Heimforth, Jack Morgan, Bob Hemming, Charles Frye, George Umlor, Francis Rollo, and Bill Milliken. Jack Hensel acted as President of the Athletic Association, and Dorothy Crawford, veteran cheer leader, added spirit throughout the season's games. Seniors on the baseball team were James Stoll, Bob Hemming, Garth Dean, Lars Halverson, james Sbonek, Charles Frye, Darwin Hopkins, Dick Stowe, and Dick Nelson. Those participating in track were Paul Gardner, Mac Cox, Bill Milliken, Louis La Franier, William Lichty, Les McCain, james Hughes, Jack Merrill, Jerry Mikesell, Francis Rollo, and Laverne Smith. Seniors on the golf team were Jack Hensel and William McCall, and on the tennis team were Robert Smith, Bruce Wan- gen, and Robert Ransom. Future war reporters and commentators found ample experience and training on the Black and Gold staff. The following members of the class of '40 who made pos- sible this weekly publication were: Bill Lichty, Bruce Wangen, Dorothy Oakes, jean MacIntosh, Grace Gilbert, Bob Taylor, Rosemary Rennie, Phyllis Bauer, jo Anne Roosa, Axel Lardie, Paul Gardner, Harry Hibbard, Bob Ransom, Marjorie Grind- stuen, Helen Seabrook, Helen Goodrich, and Robert Smith. One of the winter season's outstanding social events was the Senior Frolic on February 24, a formal affair in an atmosphere of Toyland, planned by Betty Kistler and her able committee. As a climax to all social events of the year, on May 29 the junior class royally entertained the seniors, faculty, and board members with the colorful junior Prom. Page one hundred twelve A beautiful setting and good orchestra glorified the occasion. We wish to extend our appreciation to the juniors. The debate squad composed of Les McCain, Barbara Herbert, William Newton, Joe Backorik, Robert Taylor, and Walter johnson as seniors, again was successful in entering the state eliminations. In May, the senior play, N320 College Avenue," was presented with the follow- ing cast of twenty-six seniors: Mary Blanchard, Joe Backorik, Robert Taylor, Louis La Franier, Betty Law, jerry Mikesell, joan Shaw, Robert Bergstrom, Virginia Thorpe, Elmer Ritola, jo Anne Roosa, jack Gillett, Pauline Graphos, Robert Smith, Phyllis Bauer, Axel Lardie, Louise Perry, Grace Gilbert, Anthony Mance, Jack Mor- gan, Anna Tafelsky, Robert Dewar, Ed Irish, Betty Ransom, George Panter, and Les McCain. The publication of the senior annual, "The Pines," was made under Helen Good- rich, Editor-in-Chief, and her staff consisting of William Milliken, Betty Kistler, Rosemary Rennie, David Stiffler, Vera Fouch, Jean MacIntosh, Phyllis Bauer, Pauline Graphos, Dorothy Oakes, William Newton, Bruce Wangen, Wfilliam Lichty, Virginia Wahl, Dorothy Crawford, and George Panter, One of the outstanding organizations of our school is the National Honor So- ciety, established here in 1930. It is the ambition of every student to achieve such an honor, and to be eligible for this organization there are four basic qualities: scholar- ship, leadership, service, and character, on which decisions are made by the teachers. The students chosen this year were: Barbara Herbert, Virginia Thorpe, May Emer- son, Betty Kistler, Robert Bergstrom, Walter Johnson, Anna Tafelska, Grace Gilbert, jack Hensel, Virginia Wahl, Bruce Wangen, Mary Blanchard, George Panter, Ester Brown, Margaret Ruegsegger, Pauline Graphos, Helen Seabrook, Victoria Podoba, and Patricia Heiges. Others of our class have distinguished themselves in musical endeavors. The members of the band and orchestra who are seniors are: Robert Dewar, Arland San- born, Robert Ransom, Robert Graham, Helen Babcock, Robert Bergstrom, LeRoy Ghering, Ed Irish, Elaine Lautner, William Newton, Louise Perry, Phyllis Eldred, Phyllis Bauer, Victoria Podoba, and Grace Gilbert. One of our number added much gayety and harmony to our social life by organizing a superlative dance orchestra, called "Bob Ransom's Band." Vera Fouch was chosen to represent the seniors at the D. A. R. convention in Battle Creek. The delegate is selected on qualities of personality, scholarship, and leadership. An honor group composed of those students who have maintained an average of ninety or better throughout their four years in high school will this year take the place of a valedictorian and salutatorian. Those in the "above ninety" group are Phyllis Bauer, Mary Blanchard, Mary Emerson, Vera Fouch, Helen Goodrich, Pauline Graphos, Eileen Groesser, Patricia Heiges, Jack Heimforth, jack Hensel, Walter Johnson, Patricia Kephart, Betty Kistler, William Lichty, XVilliam Milliken, William Newton, Victoria Podoba, Rosemary Rennie, Helen Seabrook, David Stilfler, Virginia Wahl, and Bruce Wangen. History has recorded much advancement from the time of the rude man of the earliest ages, who made his weapons and secured his food and lodging by the simple use of the stone, to this age of rapid transportation and communication, in which we are enabled to enjoy such a high standard of living. na- We, too, have grown and developed in the last four years of secondary school life. Although we as a class and as individuals have progressed and grown in initi- ative, poise, and knowledge through these years, we realize we have much more to accomplish. PAULINE GRAPHOS HELEN e SEABROOK Youth's Prayer Young! And proud of our inheritance! justly proud to be Americans For the freedom of this country thafs been won. Living up to Her ideals In all democratic fields Is the task we've set before us to be done. Strong! And looking forward to the time When the youth of all America will combine To defend the standards our forefathers 1nade. To give peace to all the world. Let the do1'e's wings be unfurled. Our Father, 'tis for this that we have prayed. MARY BLANCI-IARD Page one hundred thirteen Page one hundred fourteen In Our School As the class of 1940, we are leaving Traverse City High School. We are leaving behind us four of the happiest years of our lives. We are also leaving a record, a record of accomplishments, influence, and contributions. Perhaps our senior year has been the most significant period of our high school days. For it was during this year that we became the upper-classmen, the leaders in school life and the directors in school activity. In the fall of 1939, the seniors launched out to improve the student government and make it one of the finest in Northern Michigan. With Bill Milliken as governor, the council was destined to be a strong, active group of young legislators. It was this council that raised a 3550.00 scholarship to further the education of some deserving senior, that revised and printed a practical, workable constitution for senior high school, that drafted and put into effect a new set of rules to govern school parties, that eliminated congestion in the halls by instituting traffic rules, that sponsored effective clean-up campaigns, and started action on the huge project of paving Pine Street between Seventh and Eighth streets. In conjunction with the student council, the student court was instituted to give justice to the students as well as enforce student laws. The court consists of eight associate justices, a student prosecutor, the court secretary, and the chief-justice. During the course of our school year, we have felt the influence of a new activity period especially designed to give everyone the opportunity of serving in one or two clubs. Incorporated in the activity period were special courses in vocational guidance, prepared and directed by Mr. Karl Fisher. Over forty clubs have been functioning during this last year. It is needless to say that the Traverse City Trojans emerged victorious from the state class B basketball tournament this spring because the seniors of 1940 had eight A-1 cagers on the team. This year's National Honor Society may well attribute its extensive program of activities to the senior blood in its ranks. The society sponsored an honor campaign, a formal initiation service for the new members, and an honor banquet in May. Two important influences in school life have been the Black and Gold and the Challenger, a literary magazine edited by David Stiffler. Both the school paper and the Challenger have made great strides this year. The Black and Gold, under the direction of its editor, Bill Lichty, published an eight page weekly all through the first semester, and during the second semester, the only twelve page edition in the history of the Black and Gold left the presses of Traverse City High School. This extra edition constituted the first alumni issue of the paper. Another school institution is our annual, the "Pines," edited by a staff of thirteen seniors. Lastly, the seniors of '40 have made plans to hold their class together. They have stepped forward and established another "first" by planning a class reunion. Under the leadership of William Lichty committees have already started to function and prepare for a class meeting in the fall. Today, the class of '40 challenges the juniors, the seniors of tomorrow, to keep up the good work, to improve the practices that have been started, and to originate newer, more progressive methods of making this, our high school, a happier place to study. HELEN GOODRICH Page one hundred fifteen In Our Future PART I. The Class Prophecy of 1940 We now bring you previews of the positions of the graduates of 1940, radiating from station T. C. H. S. and brought to you by Tillie Tootinhorn from Thompson- ville. Good afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen. My first bit of information for you this afternoon is that the Sleder Beauty Salon has now opened for business. Yesterday. as movie actress Glarice Glamour, alias Helen Goodrich, entered the Salon for her daily beautifying treatment, she noticed that several of her 1940 classmates were em- ployed. Barber, jack Hensel, came rushing to her side, leaving patron Don Novak completely covered with steaming towels. When jack finally remembered his sub- merged customer, he rushed back to remove the steaming towels from the smoldering remains of what once was a good customer. Pearl Freeman was busily manicuring Angeline Lewis's often photographed hands. She QAngelinej models for the new Flariglow nail polish, manufactured by Eileen Groesser. Her latest shade is "Hot Orange." Along the wall are seen many pictures of hair styles created by none other than that chic, well-dressed Pauline Graphos. Phyllis Eldred, famous for her hair dressing, uses her unique ability and transforms many celebrities into creations of heavenly beauty. At the local theater, owned by Dale Slocum and Perry Hayes, we see the play "Where the White Goes When the Snow Melts," starring those inseparable lovers Marion Davis and joe Bachorik. One of the reasons you all turn to the funny page of the newspaper first is to see the gay antics of that character, jump the Kangaroo, created by Lavonne Koenig. Mr. Tom Hoffman, Sneakret Service Agent of the U. S. Government, arrested Bob Hemming, notorious conspirator, for plotting against the Federal law which for- bids the planning of midnight dates. Jacqueline Garneau entertained the Spinsters' Club of the class of '40 at her home yesterday. Following an appropriate discussion on "Up-To-Date Methods of Proposing," the Ways and Means Committee discussed the spring drive of next year's campaign. After the delicious refreshments of soup and tea, the members sang "Sympathy" in chorus and returned to their respective homes. Sylvia Nyland has become world famous for her parachute jumps. Her latest exploit took place at the Herbert Airport. Managing the controls of the ship from which the death-defying Sylvia jumped is dare-devil Dunlop. Shooting the beams over the ether is Harry Groesser. Working in the hangar are Joe Rusch, Rex Hooper, and Charles Eldred as grease monkeys. Johnny Fisher has just inherited 510,000 from his great-uncle Oscar. With this money he has supplied Traverse High with over-stuffed lounges and in place of fire extinguishers, gum machines have been installed. The old wooden stairs have been replaced by escalators and the banisters by long swooping slides. The latter are kept slippery at all times. Muriel Packard and Doris Tompkins have made many contributions to the art of cookery. Their most famous is the eggless, egg-omelet. Mary Blanchard, after refusing several proposals by members of the Class of '40, has devoted her life to social work and is called by the poor, "The Madonna of the Slums." Some of our classmates grew so used to school life that they decided to carry on, through teaching. If we looked into the school, we'd see Anna Tafelsky teaching shorthand, Vergil Huddleston directing a typing class, Evelyn Hulka teaching chem- istry, and Betty Williams puzzling her students with problems of geometry. The animated cartoon of Angie the Angleworm now showing at all Brakel Theaters has made Margie Nink famous as a cartoonist. For her models she used Betty Putnam as Milly the Ant, Louise Perry as Greta Grasshopper, Bob Dewar as Luggie the Louse. The character of Ferdy the Fly is none other than Robert Schroeder. Last but not least, Angie the Angleworm is Betty Sbonek. Jack Heimforth has recently been appointed poet laureate of Hamtramck. Betty Kistler has had her giggle patented and is teaching it to others and making a handsome living thereby. Page one hundred sixteen Robert Schrader is playing the pipe organ at the village church in Grawn. After spending the best part of their lives in years of research and study of the complications and technicalities connected with such an occupation, Harry Bauman, Adolph Kroupa, and Bill McCall have started the commercial production of - pussy- willows! David Stiffler and Don Sanford are leisurely spending their winters in Florida, passing their judgment on the fair beauties of the South. In the Kentucky Derby this year we find in the line-up Breezy Brezinski riding Miss Reynolds' horse, Zip Geary is seated on Simple Simon, owned by R. Berg- strom. Rip Riley is riding the latest sensation of the nation, Butch, owned by Kathyrn Nordahl. I will now turn you over to Gertie Gossip from Grawn. PAT KEPHART PART II. The Class Prophecy of 1940 Hiyah Folks! Today I'm going to take you to Rennie Rendevous Resort, which now employs many of our former classmates. As we enter the lobby, Miss Robinette Cornell greets us in her position as hostess. As we registered at the desk, who should we see but J. F. Evans in the responsible position of clerk, and as he called for a bell hop, we saw two familiar faces spring up before us, lean and lanky Charles Klepac and that boisterous Seab Spencer. Remember Vernon Hoxie wanting to be an avi- ator? He chose the next best thing and is an elevator boy Q25 flights in allj in the Rennie Rendevous. When we entered our room, we noticed a short blond figure ad- miring hrself in the shining mirror which she had just cleaned-none other than Helen Murphy in her capacity as chambermaid. We also notice on the service slip that Leola Bohrer is acting as public stenographer. Bill Newton, noted Senator from Michigan, has at last given up his seige of filibustering to stop the bill for the discontinuance of the W. P. A. This would en- danger the positions of Harry Hibbard, jack Morgan, and Jerry Mikesell, his 1940 classmates. Bob Taylor is now employed in the Ghering Glass Factory as the head blower. Lars Halverson, in collaboration with Dick Leggett, Harold Aeschliman, and Robert Scamehorn, have successfully completed their life long ambition of raising pitless cherries. Harriet Stephens is now managing the Ankle Sox Girls' Baseball Team. Bat- teries are: No-hit Haywood and Goldie Greenwald, lst baseman, Grounder Gilbert, 2nd baseman, Liz ,Gartheg 3rd baseman, Muff Meyers. Fielders, Maggie Antony, Batty Bauer, and Butterfinger Beckwith. All vistories - no losses. Reason: Umpire Umlor. JoAnne Roosa is going to the Pelizzari sanitarium to recover from a nervous breakdown which she incurred after completing her latest novel, "The Private Life of a Basketball Hero." Director Bob Graham- of the Beethoven Sympathy Orchestra has been giving a series of concerts at Dill's Corners. With him are Bob Smith, Arland Sanborn, and Bob Ransom. Charles Brown has just returned from selling fur coats to the natives of the Fiji Islands and is now planning a trip to the North Pole to sell Sarongs to the Eskimos, who have been taught the new interpretative jungle dance by Marie Mora- vec. George Panter and Darwin Dunn have contributed to the scientific world with their newly completed research on the psycho-analysis of a cootie, and Bruce Wangen and Warren Wfychoff have done their duty to the world by completing their formula for Weight-Waning pills. Little did we think while in High School that we would be lulled to sleep by duclet tones of our cheerful classmate, jack Merrill, or that he would continue his work after graduation and extend the scope of his soothing, sleep producing voice to the realms of all childhood. He is working at present in a nursery school established by Myron Petroske, who always did love the little dears fBless their-heartsj. Page one hundred seventeen Raymond Axtell is now the Instructor of "Catch, marbles, and mumble pegs" in good old Traverse High. Odessa Mlujeck and Marian Howell are now broadcasting over station I O U as Sarah and Susie, the Sob Sisters. We have also just received a letter telling us that Paul Gardner has become a Doctor and is running a sanitorium for persons suffering from egomania. Our next commentator this afternoon is Annabelle Appleton from Acme. Go ahead Acme. VIRGINIA THORPE PART III. The Class Prophecy of 1940 Hello, Everyone. Our latest news today is that Nancy Miller has just secured a position assisting Walter Winchell in his rapid resume of daily happenings. Walter johnson is now one of our distinguished Supreme Court justices. Marcella and Marceita Denny, Joyce johnson, Esther Brown, Lois Jolly, Lucille Rowe, Ardith Bratsch, Cherry Chamberlain are now carrying out "Florence Night- ingale's duty" by attending the sick. Edgar Zobel is now well known for his invention of a new machine which milks the cows, separates the cream, and churns the butter all with just one crank of the handle. Marge Beam and Marie Berry run the Select Haven of Rest for Spinsters out in the outskirts of Walton Junction. Victoria Podoba is successfuly sawing her way through the Hour of Charm. As I waft the sweet aroma of dandelions furnished by the Fall and Fouch Flower Shoppe, it reminds me of the old days as I gathered dandelions for the Senior Frolic. If you're looking for entertainment, you might go over to Orville Corpe's popu- lar dance hall on Sinker Island. The drawing interest there is the dance marathon which has existed for last 2 years. The couples remaining on the Hoor are: Helen Babcock and Louis LaFranierg Lorane Burdette and Ben Boyle, Marion Lewis and Eddy Irish. jim Hughes has one of those "nice jobs if you can get 'em." He's working in a lipstick factory and enjoys his job of testing various lipsticks to see that they won't come OH. Millard Riskey has just completed a sensational non-stop sprint to the South Pole and back. Ruth Schrader is teaching physical training to the little natives in Central Africa. Mary Emerson and lleen Emery own and operate a grass skirt factory in Hono- lulu. They just sent a shipment of 500 skirts to Alaska for the Shaw-Hennrick Thea- trical Co. Pat Heiges has just finished a course in "Interpretation of the Hula Dance" and is one of their main features. David Berkowitz, assisted by Juliana Bradford and Laura Conant, is a successful jeweler on Monroe Street in Grand Rapids. He has diamonds ranging from 10c to a dollar. The Dunn-Darwin Department Store is now having a fire sale. Behind a toy counter we find Dick Nelson and Frank Garland. In the hardware division we see Ed Bradford, that old plrankster, still handing out tacks. In the Ready-to-Wear we see Evelyn Eitzen, Bet alee Perryman, Mae Komerska, Betty Reisig, and Elaine Lautner. The shoe department boasts the able salesmenship of Lee Norris, Bill Per- kett, and Tom Lewis. Tony Mikowski is the watchful floor-walker. I ' Marjorie Grindstuen, our little drinking violet, has become world famous ,as an Oriental dancer and has danced before the crowned heads of both Bingham and Hatches Crossing. I will now switch you over to Kitty Kat from Kingsley. '- VIRGINIA WAHI. Page one hundred eighteen PART IV. The Class Prophecy of 1940 Today we are in front of the Hally-Boo Building where that nationally known, locally owned magazine Hally-Boo is published. The Editor-in-Chief is none other than Bill Lichty. Members of his staff are Louise Love, Dorothy Oakes, Algot Wick- strand, Robert West, and there is eagle-eyed Bill Milliken with a Fuller brush, sweeping more dirt out of the gutter for his "And let me tell you" column. The Ruegsegger-Crawford-Kitchen Circus features a carload of freaks in their side show. The living skeleton is Vernon Cavitch, the sword swallower is Max Bur- rows, and the wild man from Borneo is Elmer Ritola. Virginia Thorpe is giving dancing lessons at the famous continental club, "T he Chicken's Wing" to the tune of jim Sbonek's sublime orchestra. Helen Seabrook is writing an advice to the lovelorn column called "Ask Aunt Liz." Lorraine Cook is now editing a fashion magazine called "Chic." Jean Macintosh is a swimming instructor in a travelling academy for seals in Alaska. Harold Carnahan is the contender for the light weight championship under the able management of Axel Lardie. Don Tompkins has just perfected a new bleach for hair and is now operating a successful beauty shop in Peshowbetown in collaboration with Vera Fouch. Betty Law and Louise Gee are leaders in the National Anti-Gum Chewing League. Mac Cox and Charles Frye have gone into business for themselves. They had such good luck with their biscuits and cakes that they are in demand all over the world for armor plating and ammunition. Rex Marietta is the new superintendent of schools, and he believes in the maxim "Spare the rod and spoil the child." He enforces the Board of Education's ruling of a half holiday three times a week. Did you know that jack Gillett is a successful salesman of "Pompadour Pomade," which is manufactured by Dick Stowe and Darwin Hopkins? Les McCain has become a famous author and is best known for his 2,000 page volume "Loves and Life of a Cheerleader." Garth Dean and Alvin Loomis have taken up professional baseball and both have attained a large degree of success. james Stoll is holding a responsible position as bat boy on the Grawn team, and Don Lautner occupies a corresponding position on the Copemish team, which is owned and managed by none other than jack Kohn. Anthony Mance has achieved his ambition by making a non-stop flight across the Boardman River. Betty Cole is now a secretary to Tom Deering, President of the Acme Fertilizer Co. Another important new item today is that Pat Kephart was arrested yesterday in New York for breaking the walking speed limit. She was seen going down Broad- way at such a rate that people were unable to get out of her path in time and two were killed and several injured. She was arrested by Chief of Police Wahl and sen- tenced to four years of slow walking. This closes our news broadcast for today so I will now return you to station T. C. H. S. and to the year of 1940. BETTY KISTLER Page one hundred mnetun The President Speaks We, the class of 1940, have assembled for the last time as a unit of this institu- tion of learning. It is here that we have made many friends and acquaintances which as time progresses we shall cherish evermore. As your president, I was privileged to function in many class activities and to BCI as your spokesman and representative upon various occasions. In this capacity I have always tried my best to encourage cooperation and to arbitrate for the best interests of the class as a whole. Every class has its accomplishments and successes, and every class should be proud of the improvement or advances of which it can boast. However, it is without exalted ego that we are hereby leaving a written record of our accomplishments. During the last year, the seniors added to the social functions of the school by sponsoring dances, a senior frolic, and by producing a successful senior play. An- other outstanding feature was the debating team that rose to a high place in inter- school debating throughout the state. To add to our cholastic achievements, we were honored to have 30 of our members elected to the National Honor Society. In the field of sports, we find that we have had a successful football season com- bined with outstanding results on the greensward and cinder track. Never in the history of this ins ' tion'has there been a basketball team pro- duced which has attained or acquiredtgejlk and honor that the team, led by the senior members of Traverse City High School, attained this year. This fact alone gives the senior class something to be extremely proud of. But please do not misunderstan hese facts we have presented are not meant to enthrone us but rather to be a survey of what has been accomplished by our class as a whole. It is our fondest hope and desire that the members of our class will not slacken in their efforts to succeed ahd will find triumphant achievements in the social and economical whirl of the world. To the class of '41 we offer our apology if in any manner we have belittled your efforts to succeed by describing and enumerating our accomplishments. We wish rather that you may, by visualizing our mistakes, make corresponding improvements in any adventure you may undertake. In order to stimulate within your ranks a de- sire for better accomplishments, we, the class of '40 extend to you a challenge to exceed our record of fulfillments by undertaking adventures of your own design and to surpass if you may the standards and ideals we have established in scholastics, social activities, and student government. Will the president of the Junior Class please step forward. President Lichty, I relinquish to you, the President of the class of '41, the senior gavel, the symbol of authority. I wish to remind you of the high standards of the class of '41. The graduating Senior Class extend to you, the incoming seniors, the wishes for the best of success and smooth sailing. GEORGE PANTER Page one hundred twenty If I Could Have My Wish The graduating class of Traverse City High School for 1940 is about to go out into the world. Some will continue their education in higher schools of learning, some will seek employment in the business world. But for all of us there are hard- ships to be faced, problems and decisions to be met, ideals to be upheld, and dis- couragements to be overcome. We have been more fortunate than we now realize to have obtained a free edu- cation in line schools under the expert direction of well trained teachers. They have attempted to teach us to appreciate the fine things in life and have tried to prepare us to take our places in life as citizens of a democratic nation. We have received mental and physical guidance from them. A modern school, libraries, well equipped gymnasiums, and fine laboratories have been put at our disposal. For all these oppor- tunities we thank our parents and teachers. lf I could have my wish, each member of this class of 1940 would take these things which he has learned with him through life to help him toward his goal of success and happiness, and he would come to appreciate all that has been done for him. If I could have my wish, we would all strive for a high goal, and if we reached that, strive for an even higher one. It was Robert Louis Stevenson who said in his poem, "Eldorado": "To travel hopefully is better than to arrive, and the true success is to labor." The tall and stately pines have an inspiring message for all who care to listen. The pine has a lowly start in life. At first it is such an insignificant tree in this world of tall trees, much the same as we are as we go out to face this world of ours for the first time. But a mighty tree develops, always growing, always striving to stretch its lofty limbs higher and higher toward the heavens. If I could have my wish, we would all heed this message of the pines. We would not let other things lead us astray from our path toward success but would stand as firmly as the pine to our ideals. The pine is a place of refuge from the hot sun and the chilling rain. We can always depend upon it to be there when such a refuge is needed. If I could have my wish, each one of us would help those in need, be it just a comforting word or a mighty sacrifice. If I could have my wish, we would all be successful and undiscouraged in any- thing we should undertake. The law of averages, however, says that not everyone can achieve success, but if I could have my wish, each one of us could be triumphant even if in a small way, and everyone would always remember that it is better to have tried and failed than never to have tried at all. If I could have my wish, we would always be happy. We would always face the trials of life with a smiling face and spread cheer wherever we would go. If I could have my wish, in years to follow, each one of us would be pointed to with pride, and we would hear people say, "He is a happy man for he has lived hope- fully, uprightly, helpfully, and courageously." EILEEN GROESSER Page one hundred twenty-one We Bequeath We, the class of 1940, of Traverse City High School, being of firm mind and body, retaining some of our faculties, herewith in our last will and testament be- queath these same remaining faculties to the School Board, teachers, and underclass- men of this institution with the following grants: jo1NT GRANTS I. To the School Board, we bequeath the school fslightly damagedj. II. To the Faculty, sweet relief of our presence. III. To the underclassmen: 1. The Faculty fstill simmeringj. 2. Any of our "over- looked" debts. IV. To the janitors, the scrap-paper in our lockers. INDIVIDUAL GRANTS I, Marjorie Beam, will my sophistication to Ursula Anders. I, Lorraine Burdette, herewith bequeath my unofficial title, "Miss Coquette," to Rose Berkowitz. I, Harry Hibbard, will my handsome countenance and technique with the women to Jack Renehan. I, Charlie Frye, bequeath my diligent quest for knowledge to Bill Hughes. I, Paul Gardner, will my loquaciousness to Dick Fitzmaurice. I, Helen Babcock, herewith bequeath my fancy for the male sex to Betty Hall. I, Bob Ransom, do hereby will my prize corn to the Agricultural Department. I, Helen Murphy, do bequeath my condensed stature to Joan Rufli. I, Jack Gillett, will my knack of writing perfect Physics tests following a week's absence to Dick Loomis. I, Louise Perry, leave my dimples to Jack Woodrow. I, Mac Cox, herewith bequeath my power to win cake contests to Jack Bensley. I, Betty Law, will my singing ability to Clarence Axtel. I, Eugene Pellizzari, herewith bequeath my shyness to Fred Swaney. I, Angeline Lewis, do leave one dark man to no one. I, Bob Hemming, will my physical prowess to Don Pratt. I, JoAnne Roosa, will my ability to capture athletic men fin fact any kindj to Helen Sleder. I, Anna Tafelsky, give my cheerful smile to Adolph Kadrovach. I, Les McCain, hereby bequeath my argumentative ability to Wey Wenzel. I, Virginia Thorpe, leave to June Holman my spectacular dramatic skill. I, Harold Carnahan, herewith bequeath my pugilistic talents to Stanley Miller. I, Betty Williams, bequeath my black hair to Jean Buell. IN WITNESS WHEREOF: We the class of 1940 do, with no reservations, declare this document to be our last will and testament and herewith appoint as executor our good friend, George Reid. Signed on this fifth day of June, one thous- and, nine hundred and forty. WITNESS OUR SIGNATURE AND SEAL: joseph Puddlewupski B. Z. Snertz Lotta Bunk Page one hundred twenty-two Here it is - all finished after weeks of hard labor. Now that it's completed, and in your hands, we're glad. You might call ir a "glorified family album" -ir's a picture book of your school days, your friends, classmates, and teachers. It's yours, keep it - for it will fulfill its purpose in the years of tomorrow by recalling many happy memories of the hours of yesterday. . . . your editor. Page one hundred twenty-three Acknowledgments Upon completion of this book, the annual board wish to extend their appreci- ation to the many students and teachers who contributed directly and indirectly to the production of the annual. Many worked comparatively unknown, and yet their contributions are most important in making the 1940 "Pines" a first-class annual. Without the aid of Mr. Chapman, the annual would be an impossibility. It is difficult to express our sincere appreciation for the long hours and valuable informa- tion that Mr. Chapman gave us. He was always on hand to do every and any kind of a task. He gave us much of his time and received hardly a word of thanks. He knew what had to be done and oft-times straightened matters when we mixed-up everything. It is enough to say that he was behind the wheel, steering us along, keep- ing us out of trouble, and finally bringing us through with a completed annual. Another person who gave us whole-hearted cooperation and proved to be indis- pensable is Ford Cary. He gave his time and material so that we might have pictures of the underclassmen. Whenever a picture was needed in a hurry fand that was most of the timej, he could be depended on to produce the right thing. His excellent photography has been most important in making the "Pines" valuable. The board is deeply indebted to Mr. Loomis for his assistance in the sports divi- sion. W'hen a picture was needed, it was our superintendent who could be depended upon to get it. We also wish to thank him for his message to the class of '40. To all the teachers and students who cooperated in the trials of picture taking, to those seniors who willingly had their annual pictures retaken, to the underclass- men who willingly responded to "extra-sessions" with the photographer, and to Evelyn Dahlquist who willingly endured the trials of selling underclassmen pictures, we extend our appreciation. To the many students who pitched in and helped with the typing during the last days before the dead line, to Jackson Bensley who helped with the photographic work of the sports department, to the many teachers who understood why we didn't have our lessons during those last few days and allowed us to make up our work, to students and teachers who helped write copy, to seniors who rushed to get their class day material ready before the dead-line, and to our parents who endured with us to the very end, we, the annual board, do sincerely thank. Last of all, but not the least, we extend our grateful appreciation to our printers and engravers, The White Printing Company of Grand Rapids and the Record-Eagle Engraving Company of Traverse City. Much of the real beauty of this book may be credited to the conscientiousness of our printers, engravers, and cover manufacturers. Page une hundred twenty-four ALUMNI SOCIETY 1940 Class Reunion The class of 1940 did not end its days as a group when each of its 189 members received diplomas on the night of graduation, for this class, the largest to graduate in the history of the school, will assemble again in the halls of old Central high school. Not just once, but many times we hope to gather with our classmates and renew our acquaintances with the people with whom we spent five of the best years of our lives during our high school days. The first reunion of the class of 1940 will take place at the high school on Thurs- day, December 27. A general class meeting will be called in the afternoon at which everyone will have a chance to greet his fellow members. Entertainment will also be included on the afternoon's session. The evening's program will be opened with a large banquet in the cafeteria, which will be followed by a welcome from the class president, and a short address by a guest speaker. Class officers will also be elected at this time to serve until the next class reunion. At the conclusion of the banquet, an informal dance will be held in the gym where all of the class members will enjoy themselves as they once did at the all-school parties which were so popular during their years in senior high. A great deal of preparation is required for an event of this kind, for which detailed plans were drawn and six competent committees headed by some of the most able leaders of the class were selected to make all of the necessary arrangements. These committees began their work before school was dismissed in the spring and the reunion had progressed from a "good idea" to concrete shape by the end of May. One of the biggest jobs of the reunion will be the correspondence, which will be handled by a committee of twelve headed by Don Sanford and Pauline Graphos, class secretary. The committee is as follows: Robinette Cornell, Joyce Johnson, Gene Kitchen, Joan Shaw, Arland Sanborn, Algot Wickstrand, Louis La Franier, Ben Boyle, Margaret Antony, Vera Fouch, Charles Brown. All arrangements for the general schedule and banquet program will be made by the program committee in charge of Helen Goodrich and Grace Gilbert. Others who will help are Betty Law, Phyllis Bauer, Margy Meam, Bob Dewar, Jack Gillett, Phyllis Eldred, Dick Stowe, Doris Tompkins, Dot Crawford, and Louise Gee. George Panter will contract the banquet and handle seating and place cards. He will be assisted by Marcella Denny, Bob Smith, Mac Cox, Bruce Wangen, and Warren Wfycholf. The dance after the banquet will be in charge of Les McCain, with Juliana Bradford, Ed Irish, Garneau, Jerry Mikesell, Joanne Roosa, and Virginia Wahl making up the committee. They will hire the orchestra and decorate the gym. 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