Union High School - Aurora Yearbook (Grand Rapids, MI)
- Class of 1947
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1fMykf5Q9L'?! -J. Introduction . 1
2' School Life . . 6
' Sports ...,. . , 1 16
Work-of-the-School . . . . 28
V' . ,M X Organizations . . . . , 44
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N Underclcxssmen . . . . 60
Seniors . . . . 74
Midst the excitement of the "kick-off" into new and different futures, Senior
fans "flash back" to the fun and friends of their memorable social life at Union.
Then suddenly the ball is snapped by Captain Learning who quickly passes to
Wholesome Living. Darting swiftly, endeavoring to make a touchdown, he is halted
at the one-yard line, just short of his goal. Ar the half the Underclassmen cheer loudly
when once again the team pours onto the field with Co-operation '
Although quick thinking and fast ste '
an opposing touchdow
its firm res l
n. Tense m'
ers hands, b
w, the third quarter ends with
mutes fly by leaving the victory, mayhaps, in
ut the Light of Loyalty remains burning as all unite in singing,
We're Loyal to You, Union High . . . "
To the men who fought and died so freedom's radiant beams may shine once
more on a troubled world, the Aurora staif of 1947 humbly dedicate this yearbook.
Toda in Union I-Ii h stands a memorial, reverent in its s mbolism, breath-
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takin in its s lendor. Presented b the senior classes of the last six ears, this
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memorial carved in white oak, portrays the raising of the Hag on Iwo Jima and the
rising of a new dawn, represented by Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms.
A tribute to gallant men, it is a reminder of a great debt that can never be
repaid and of loyal spirits that must ever be emulated. Its simple inscription echos
the prayer in all hearts, "God Grant 'Tis Not In Vainf'
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Remember the Prom with soft lights,
dreamy melodies, and happy couples
such as Warren MacKellar, Ioan
Lange, Margie Wilder, Bob DeBoer,
Charles Cicelski, and Marjorie
Schneider - the good times, fun and
laughter, and the fellows and gals
who proved so true-blue?
The many treasured events of the
year include lasting impressions of
cluttered lockers, crowded halls, the
Senior Mixer, "The Frollies," senior
play, excursions, and the never-
ending fads in fashion. Then those
thrilling games, the grand rushes to
and from school, and, most of all,
those wonderful gifts of health and
happiness throughout the year.
A hidden nucleous of loyalty, love,
and joy 'in their tellowmen will for-
ever have its place in a corner of
each Unionite's heart as in later days
they recall each happy event.
Look again and you will see
that these girls are not someone's
baby sisters, but the members of
the G.U.C. holding their annual
Yuletide Kids' Party.
Thcsu "kids" urn: lizirbaru Upton, Arlene
Ackerman, Dzlrlvm- Beyer, Lurrainc VVoznizik
with Ds-na Koem-s playing Santa Claus and
Donna Jouslrn, as Merry Christmas,
The bell rings, a mad dash, and the
cafeteria is reached at last, Where nutri-
tious and tempting food is served to all
who buy their lunches at school, Unions
cafeteria really has everything from soup
to nuts and everything is as tasty as it
looks. lt is hard deciding, as can be told
by the pondering expressions revealed
The sun is out, the Weather is grand,
and the boys are out sunning on the steps
and banks around school. After a morn-
ing ot hard, brain-racking studies, it's a
relief to get outside to swap jokes and tell
fish stories. lt looks here as it some big
controversy is going on.
Mrs, Bender, Ronald Smeg-mrs, and Mrs. Apple dish out
tho delicious. Miss Atwood tcenterr is about to indulge
in her favorite dessert, apple pie.
These tellers of tall tales are: Gerald Kragt, Wendell
Nybvrg, Roger Van Dam, Robert Nelson, and Don
Liven Leisure Time
A-l-l aboardl And they're otf to an out-
oi-town football game. The Student Coune
cil is in charge ot chartering these buses
and seeing that all reservations and tickets
are in order. The buses arrive at the
school at 2:30 and wait for the students
until the game is over. That's servicel On
this particular excursion the seniors com-
posed the majority ot the cheering section.
High on the bleachers the crowd sits
petrified during an important shot in a
crucial game just as the tussle draws to
a closel Here on the Union Red Hawks'
side the student spectators wait breath-
less in a tense moment at a game with the
Creston Polar Bears.
Merrily enjoying their bus ride are-:
Helen Meyers, Betty Mollo, Joy Wilson, Harry
Havelhorst, Yvonne Wood. Audrey Zeeryp.
Shirley Flora, Beverly Fik, Abner Ragins, Ted
Jacobs, Dick Meretsky, Don Coates. Marvin
Hee-mstra, and Joe Saplis.
Like busy bees the students
swarm up and down the steps as
the stairways and halls take on
new lite when the bell rings to
acknowledge the end ot three pe-
riods oi study and, one and all,
the fellows and girls dash off to
their respective lockers to snatch
their coats and lunches and either
file up to the cafeteria or go to
one ot the eat shops in the vicinity.
Given the go-signal for the three-act comedy, "Go
Ahead" on February 6 and 7, the seniors followed
through with two successful performances. The uproar-
ous portrayal of lacob Steiglitz by Abner Ragins 'in his
encounters with a life-long friend, Maurice Koppler
COtto Heisman off stagel, was hilariously received by
In the scene at the Kopplers' home, Steiglitz is inform-
Seniors Stage Riots
A play is more than just the
cast, as ambitious committee
members found when confronted
with setting the stage, securing
properties, publicizing the play,
obtaining program ads, and run-
ning the backstage smoothly. The
members of the stage crew pic-
tured are tleft to rightl: Chuck
McNulty, Norris Brookens, and
Gerald Tomasik, all of whom are
watching Bob Trapp give a cur-
tain signal. Cast members wait-
ing for their cues are Felicia Stas-
kiewicz and Donna Wichert. The
committee handled lighting prob-
lems and set difficulties with the
ease and capability of veteran
technicians and managers.
ing Koppler, his daughter Zorah CLynne Waddelll C
David tHarry Havelhorstl, his own son, that an oct
sion like Davids graduation from college calls foi
speech, While Leo VonFreisheim CVal Smitterl, '
Kopplers' nephew, listens in.
The lower left picture shows Mrs. Koppler tPat Dre
lerl, heatedly defending a wronged friend, He.
Strauss tlqelicia Staskiewiczl.
lt's HFrolliesH Time
l'One, two, three, shift!" shouted
the masculine voices of the own-
ers of the muscular legs pictured
at the right as the Varsity boys
came forth with a slightly detect-
able and decidedly laughable im-
personation of the girls' Frolliette
line at the annual "Frollies" held
March 6. The boys kept the audi-
ence in spasms of laughter as they
precariously pranced and frol-
licked in their quaint costumes
and demure manner, and with
these antics showed their talent
for grace in fields other than foot-
ball. Poised for a kick are: Cleft to
rightj Bill Beynders, 'Bill Clinger,
Donald Wiest, Bernard Kisielew-
ski, Howard Fletcher, and Ken
l'The Old and the New" was the theme of this years
Frolliesu when the curtain went up on two hours of
:narkling entertainment featuring modern stage acts
:umpared with those of yesteryear. The girls' chorus
ne, "The Frolliettesu was, as usual, the main attrac-
on. Seen in action fleft to rightl are: B. Blink, B. Kool-
ian, D. Faulkner, P. Nyberg, L. Havinga, N. VerHowe,
'l, L. Wilder, D. Hill, P. Ioustra, M. Wilder, and A.
A special feature in this year's show was the "Fash-
ion Display" by seven male members of the faculty,
This act was received with delight by the students, who
had never dreamed their teachers possessed so much
poise and talent as well as such showmanship. The
production was sponsored by Mrs. Margaret Black,
girls' physical education teacher, assisted by Miss
West, Mr. Stanley Albers, Mr. lohn Whitaker, and Miss
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Gay froliclcers at the 'lAdventurer's Quest" a
Elmer Snoap and Dolly Gates as they laughing
dance through the unique "lighthouse," clever
provided by Don Wiest. Dale Demerests ban
plus colorful cardboard sailors and fish, add
the fun to make one big, jolly time for all. Cor
bined efforts of Reflector members made th
hilarious occasion possible.
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that funfpacked dance, Mllhe Cider lug ligf' Spoi
sored by the senior class the party was a hug
success. lrene Sowinski and Ann Speth flower lef
dutifully serve the sweet apple juice while Abnf
Ragins and Nancy Bylan soberly enjoy it. l-larr
l-lavelhorst reaches for the sky while lohn Bei
dokaitis, Lois Russell, and Dolores Koets chee
fully trade tall tales.
Dreamy waltzes, peppy fox trots, and merr
polkas rank high as favorites for Unionites, bi
jitterbugging still holds its place in the hearts c
Shirley Andress and Maureen Higgins as the
gayly perform at the ever-popular noonfhoi
dance in the girls' gym.
Dut Merry Times
Stepping up in the world are Barbara DeYoung
and Harold Van l-loft as they prepare for that
special spring dance, "The Bunny l-lop." Bob
Bloom lends an eager hand as he holds the rickety
ladder and Norma Haan helps with the crepe
paper. The "Hop" turned out to be a jovial
spring success enjoyed by a large crowd. Deco-
rating committees are all too often left the unsung
heroes of an evening of gaiety, and they certainly
deserve the glory and credit due to them.
Ora Mae Blok, Carol Veldman, and Kay Bomine
flower leftl will have loads of experience if they
choose to play the roles of housewives. lt's a
great World, according to Elmer Snoap, who glee-
fully looks on while the gals fullfill that never-to-
be-omitted job of cleaning up after the "Bunny
Hop." This gay occasion was the fruit of a great
deal of Work done b ythe public speaking class.
A beaming smile is typical of cute Iune Schulz,
shown here prirnping to make her natural fresh-
ness even more attractive, Unionites can fre-
quently be seen fulfilling this daily rite of comb-
ing hair, patching lips, and erasing shiny noses.
lt's a joyful duty and one easily taken care of by
Take a little pep, sprinkle it with
vitality, season well with vim and
you have Bob Trapp, Colleen Free-
man, Pat Dressler and Iack Rohe,
active cheerleaders, Whose shouting,
"Come on and yell," has made many
an Unionite perk up when the going
Take Cl lot of sportsmanship, plus
plenty of co-operation and loyalty
and you have the Red Hawks, big,
bashful heroes of many thrilling
games-football, basketball, track,
tennis, their sidekicks, the little hard-
Working, unrecognized Water boys
and managers, and the heroines of
the sports world, the girls who dem-
onstrate that they can hold their own
in badminton, bowling, and speed-
Take a strong school spirit, shown
in loud yells, mix it with loyalty to
team and you have the Unionites
who will truly back their team "to
stand against the best in the land."
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With good material from the preceding year and the
return of three men from the service, Coach Milo Sukup
started the season oft with a 172-pound line and a 160-
pound backfield. Victory over Traverse City in the
grid-season's opening game showed the Red Hawks
'in good condition. Led by the expert guidance of the
coach and team spirit of Co-captains Don Wiest and
Ed Shustha, the Hawks played a mean game of foot-
ball. With every player in an important role, they
bucked their opponents blow for blow.
Highlighting the season with various out-of-town
games, the well-packed Greyhound bus excursions
were good experiences for team and students. Slowly
but surely topping city league opponents, allowing
only a three and two-thirds point average scored
against them, the Red Hawks, after a grueling game,
tipped their hats to South on Thanksgiving Day with a
final score of 6 to U to take a more-than-earned second
place in the city league.
Gridiron grads are off to higher fame. Line-up: Coach Sukup, Ganzevoort,
Krause, Buzalski, Vander Hyde, Burkholder. Huffman, Wiest, Shustha,
Assistant Coach Henryg second row: Rugg, Heald, Haadsma, Kisielewski,
Batenburg, Umzrey, Baxter, Re-ynders, Johnson.
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problems are Co-cap-
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team are three war
Krause, and Unpzrey.
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1946 FOOTBALL SUMMARY
Traverse City .........,...........,...,,. 28 U
Ottawa , . .... . 21 7
Central ..,...... . 28 7
Muskegon Heights A. 7 l3
Catholic ..t.,,.. 6 O
Grand Haven . . 6 U
Creston . , . . 20 U
Lincoln 7 U
South . 0 6
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First row: Reynders, Burkholder, Baxter. Shustha, Wicst, Vander Hyde, Buzalski, Heald, Batt-nburgz,
Johnson: second row: Miller, Ganzuvuurt, Rumz, Kisielewski, De Boer, Ungrey, Krause, Huffman, Levan-
doski, Heeren, Haadsmag third row: Assistant Athletic Manager Houston, Ludwick, Burkhulder, Bierri,
Tebeau, Lammers, Assistant Coach Henry, Coach Sukup, Dykpzraff, Werra, Manne, Timmerman, Pottcrack,
Virkstis, Athletic Manager Liskoy.
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reach for the ball.
Warren Krause Qin above picture-ll was selected as
Cheers from the crowd and then the tip-Ulf, with
Wlest and Vcrmaire of Christian giving the game zu
Tuweringlto stardom, Captain Bob Dc Brier leads the
team to victory.
Soaring Redhawks Yield Thrill-Packed Season
Although the Red Hawk basketball
team ended in a tie for fifth place, they
were a constant threat to other teams
of the city. Many thrilling games were
lost by a few points.
Coach "Doc" Ellingsons future pros-
pects for a championship team are Van
Allsburg, Cudney, Watson, Miller, Le-
vanduski, Heeren, and Mac Lennan.
Unionites will greatly miss Captain
Bob De Boer, Krause, Wiest, and Bu-,
zalski, who worked hard to achieve
The highlight game of the season,
and most exciting, was the Union-South
clash, which was a nerve-racking over-
time game. In spite of the tough battle
put up by the Hawks, they lost by a few
points. Another spine-tingling game
was the Union-Creston game which
ended in a victory for Union.
Krause stood in tenth place in total
number of city league points with 77.
Wiest was Unions second highest point-
maker with 61 tallies, "Doc" Ellingson
stated that Ganzevoort was sorrily
missed during the balance of the season. Bob De Boer was also
commended for his outstanding ,defensive work.
"Doc" is looking forward to working with the promising group
that is coming up from the ranks of the second team.
FUN F0-W2 V811 AUSDUFK. Wiest, De Boer fCapt.t, Krausf-, Ganzr-wort, Baxter.
liuzalskl. Second row: Coach "Duc" Ellingson, Mai- Lennan, Miller, Ht-Q-ren,
Watson, Potterack, Lev:-mduski, Cudney,
Speedy Reserves Capture Championship Crown
Full of action is Emil
Moerlock as he adds
excitement t 0 t h e
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tion to win, Vermaire
of Christiarfs first
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This year Unions second team played its hardest
and won its way into the city championship. Both
"Doc" Ellingson, the first team coach, and Mr. Henry,
the second-team coach, agreed that it was the best
second team Union has had in years.
The team won 10 city games out ot a possible 12,
thus putting it in first place with total points of 436
in the 12 games. The two remaining games were
lost by a one-point decision.
Much of the team's success is attributed to Bill
Slanger, the Reserves' champ, who tossed 133 points
in the city games. At the South-Union game he
made 20 of the 37 points. Three
other assets to the team were
Moerlock with 77 points, Tim-
merman, 64g and Conklin with
his many clever passes.
Because ot the second team's
great skill and teamwork, "Doc"
Ellingson put Slanger, Moer-
lock, Timmerman, Conklin, Van-
der Laan, and Stevens in the
tournament games this season.
Iltglgnz nfirst Ieiealjn
play their hardest. Catholic ' I U I A -
Ottawa .... . . . 26 18
Christian . . . . . . 31 20
Creston . . . . . . 46 24
Central . . . . . . 26 27
South... 25 17
Catholic . . . . 559 17
Ottawa 33 17
Through hard work the second team emerged vicboriously this year with the U I I - 4 4
championship, L Chrlstlcn . , , . . ,
First row: Vander Laan, Timmerman, Moerlock, Conklin, second row: Boonstra Creston """""'i 34
Draugalxs, Wagcnka, Coach Henry, Dutkiewicz, Stehower, missing: T. Proctor: SOUl1'1 .....,.......,
Stevens, J. Proctor, Smith, Chicky. irlwhis WGS the largest Score
ever made by any reserve team
in the city and every one on the
The boys behind the boys behind the team are
Belke, Mead, Kuk, and Boer, loyal, hard-work-
ing team managers.
Pitching Strikes, Batting Runs is Their Job
L0-captains Bob Doxey and Don "Buzz" Buzalski :mtl
0 ch "Doc" E'lingson startt-d the season right with
three straight wins and one loss.
Union sluggers had a busy season last year as they
swung their way through twelve games, winning six and
losing six, to take second place.
The boys worked and played hard, always worrying
the other teams.
The most exciting game of the season was with South
when Union won 4 to 3. The outstanding players were
Dale Ganzevoort, Bob Miller, Dave Haadsma, Mark Lahr.
This year with blue skies and balmy days again comes
the familiar call of "play ball." From thirty-eight hope-
fuls, Coach "Doc" Ellingson began picking a fast and
powerful baseball team,
With only six Vets back this year, Coach Ellingson
along with co-captains, Don Buzalski and Bob Doxey,
moulded a team into good shape and team work.
Having started practice in late March indoors, when
the springy days of April moved in "Doc" and the Hawks
played ball at Valley Street Field.
Winning from South, Ottawa, and Christian, the team
showed great promise by taking the lead in the city, but
when they played Creston, last year's champs, they
ended up by losing with a 6 to 5 score in a twelve-inning
One of the ,most exciting games of the season was the
one with Creston, when the Red Hawks and the Polar
Bears battled for twelve innings with Creston coming out
on top by a thin margin of 5 to 6 score.
Reaching the end of an exciting season the Red Hawks
are in fourth place in the city standings. Union has won
seven games and lost five.
First row: Coach Ellingson, Johnson, Kupris, Coats Bu-
alskli DOXPY, Ziettcr, Milla-r, Makerg second row: lielka
L2jmIP9Y'S, Pick, Levanduski, Mac Lennan, He-cron Virk:
SUS. Cuflny, Jams: third row: Duthit-wicz, V'i1'kgtiq
Drnugvlts, Wenxenka, Proctor, Janes, Hughes, Boonstrim,
Splrtlck, Sunil: fourth row: Rittenhouse, Van Gilgt'
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raw: Anderson, Vandvn HOHL Sund, Bolke. uc
Teil Proctor batting a single against South, which helped
B'Db KUDl'iS VUYlrliDiZ to home base to clinch Union's first
Watching R. Phillips jump the low hurdles are: R. Timmerman, R. Van Dam, R. Pindar, B. Smith,
P. Versluis, B. Failing, B. Clinger.
Max Curtice and Chuck Cicelski arf ir t' '
c 1 an icing to get themselves in condition for the half-mile in
:in e ort to retain the city championship.
Fleet Hawlcs Win
Last year Union beat all schools in dual track
meets to take the city championship. They also won
from East Grand Rapids in a practice meet. Catholic
and South meets were the most exciting because
Union Won them both by only a traction ot a point.
Some ot the outstanding players were Duane
Obermeyer, Bernard "Kish," Max Curtice, Charles
Cicelski, Frank Zenk, Ioe Daniels, Chester Kozal, and
Through the loss of Obermeyer they lost the Re-
Cinder raisers of this year's track tea : f'
This year's cross-country team won the beautilt
trophy now displayed in the show case on the fir:
floor. The team consisted ot Roger Van Dam, Ph
Versluis, Robert Bush, Richard Pindar, and Charle
Only six vets are back this year: Max Curtice
Charles Cicelski, Bill Clinger, Al Manning, and th
two co-captains, Chester Kozal and Bob Nelson, bot
unable to run this year.
. ' m are lrst row: Rexford, Cicelski, Czhuai, Curtice, Van Dam
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s i, 'ross ush, Pati korf, Phillips, second row: Ford, Wilkinson, Cullin, Failing, Kragt:
Pindar, Mcbillicuddy Lozicki, Aogummy, G. Smith, B. Smithg third row: Madukas, Rickson
Ilglyberg, Vander Laan, Timmerman, Nelson, Kozal, MacKellar, Ludwick, Van Dusen: fourth row
Manne: missing: Clinger Shusta, Wiest, and Baxter.
Stewiens, Pelak, VanOtten, Kosten, Versluis, Snoap, Pierson, Slanger, Nowicki, Vorelz
Co-captains Bob Nelson and Chester
Kozal, themselves unable to run be-
cause of ill health, have drilled long
and hard with an inexperienced
team, endeavoring to defend their
Bowling' Hawks are Neyberg, Rexfnrd, Hendricks, and Sperlick.
Listening to Coach Sukup are: R. Gessncr, Wilson, Cook, Johnson, D. Gessner, and Stoke.
Balls Tell Tale
Bowling has made its way into the conversation
of many Unionitesg especially is this true of the boys
who roll the balls at the Fanatorium once a week.
They took many prizes at the all-city bowling ban-
quet held at the Morton House, where Mr. Palmer,
their adviser, presented the awards.
Golf at Union is not at present a major sport but
it is making its way, with more and more Red Hawks
putting those little balls around the green.
Warner is hitting the ball while Samrick waits for his turn.
Both arv members of Union's tennis team unslcr Coach Freoman.
The team has a schedule ot eight matches and
one state match. Coach Sukup said that there were
twelve boys out, but only six in the above picture.
The twang of the ball against the racket lured
many athletic-minded students out for tennis.
Last year Sidney Samrick was third in the city.
He is on the team again this year.
Mr. Freeman, a Navy veteran, took over the coach-
ing this year upon the resignation of Mr. Meyering,
coach tor many years.
Getting: pointers from Coach I-'rue-man are: first row: Meyers,
Smvenge, Strain, Seamon, Unprcrg second row: Rc-ynders, Ham-
.nond, tvloriock, Samrick, and warner.
Puitinir the-ii' host, font furwzirrl to si-nil the Cage hall
zooming uvi-r their oppnm-nts' liomls arm- B. Hoist, li.
Ansclr, li. MQ-r'c'0i', and H. Mimro. Carre hall was one of
ihv many sports 1-njoyvcl uftvi' scliool on Wvilnvsflay.
Qin-ons of thi- sports Luiirnmmiiitsl Renting mywl not-lziini
art- Janet Hammer, Elainv l'ioi's1m. and liucillv iizlmzv,
winners in howling, ping-pong, and lnulminton ruspuc-
tively. All won aftm-1' hot competition in zi rminil-robin
Always inspii-im: fsms :mil ti-:im with thvit' 1-xei'-pri-suit
smilvs uri- thifsz- puppy smiulvziflers. Km-sling: nrt- Clint'-
mziinv Vhicluy, Marilyn Zvi-ff, Alicu Van l'oi'tflu't: sland-
ing, Marjury Wilrlvr, lic-vi-v-ly Koulmzizi, linrlinrzi Upton,
Feminine Live Wires
Sports-minded girls happily take part in
athletic activities on Wednesday night
alter school, rushing down to the gym to
get into the various exciting games and
earn their awards as well. Bowling, bad-
minton, and ping-pong tournaments were
played in great suspense as the compet-
ing contestants narrowed down to the
three final champions. Another one oi the
many vigorous games played with great
enthusiasm was volley ball.
Songleaders deserve high praise tor
their big part in building up the spirits of
both team and tans. These girls looked
charming in their new sweaters and let-
Thrive on Sports Appeal
To create an interest among girls in the sports and
activities which add to health and physical efficiency
is the double purpose of the Girls' U Club.
In G.U.C. there is no place for idlers and loaters. A
girl must pull and work together with her teammates
in order to chalk up victory for her team.
To bring out sportsmanship and build strong bodies
are offered badminton and bowling, both in school and
out. About 60 girls belong to two bowling leagues
that play twice a week at the Fanatorium. These girls
are members of the American High School Bowling
"Set 'um up" must have been the thought of Speth, Golubski, Wilson,
Hammer, Flora, and Pierson, after-school howling enthusiasts.
Standing: Phillips, Upton, Schneider,
Havinga, Pierson, Mrs. Blackg second row:
Golubski, Hammer, Speth: third row:
Wood, Flora, Phelpsg bottom: Ackerman,
Officer positions for the bowling league were staffed by Donna The birdie could be found whizzing back and forth across the net,
Girschel, secretary: Sally White, president: Lois Russell, secre- batted by Schneider, Lange, Havinga, and Phelps on Mondays
taryg Marilou Wilder, treasurer, and Pat Dressler, vice-president. after school, Phillips holds the net.
Captain of the school is Principal
Charles A. Everest, who willingly
lets Unionites step into the picture of
school service, is always ready to
promote cooperative systems which
will benefit all, who remains exceed-
ingly proud ot his prize-package, the
student-supervised study halls.
Supporting the captain is the facul-
ty team, leading the Redhawk fans
with specialized knowledge and wise
understanding. Readily, instructors
see the advantages in the trends of
audio-visual education and in live-
lier student participation in class-
Without the student fans' backing
the team and the captain, achieve-
ment of this scholastic goal would
not be attained. Typical classes ra-
diate the spirit of interest, coopera-
tion, and democratic friendliness in
their three-fold support of the prin-
ciple, "F or honest labor and for
learning we stand."
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The Future Will Profit As Youth of Toda
MRS. ESTHER KNIESLEY fupper lettl shows two pupils of her
geography class, Ioanne Hansen and Richard Demp, material on
the Great Lakes water system.
Never without a tall tale MR. EDWARD HENRY fcenter lettj goes
over economic theories without missing a point.
Round and round it goes, where it stops MR. OREN STIEHL flower
lettl geography teacher, knows. As he propels the mimeographing
machine, out pour bewildering questionnaires for his classes.
"Do as Franklin thought and you will be wise," advises MR.
MAYNARD "Doc" ELLINGSON flower centerl drawing Dan De-
Boer's attention to Franklins views as they applied to an issue way
back in l857.
The asset of visual education is being demonstrated by MR.
RICHARD MAROUSEK flower rightl history teacher, with Bob
Trapp's assistance. "Seeing is believing" is the motto ot this
"Ht-ru it is," says MISS GERTRUDE YOUNG, charminyl 4-ivics instructor, as
shi- points to Grzuul Rapids while IM-nzi, Heeren, Bc-ll, and Paczkowski look ou.
ialance Assets and Liabilities of the Past
When MR. KEITH HOUSTON fright! gets going on Czechoslovakia
or Russia, theres sure to be a lively debatel
Taking roll is MR. EDMUND GALANT Ccenter lefti new history
teacher. To know his dates and keep them in the minds ol his
students is a tremendous task.
With a pleasing smile and voice, MISS LUCILLE DUNN tlower
leitj is pointing out to her pupils the country which her world history
class is discussing.
Taking care of both basketball and football money and tickets
is one of the tasks with which MR. ELMER LISKY Ccenter letti
athletic manager, contends, besides teaching his civics classes.
Business mathematics, Civics II, American History VII and VIII f
this is a day's work for MR H. I. GLOCKZIN llower rightj. He has
charge of a junior high home room and advises the freshmen class.
Instructinyz at Junior Follugn- in tht- ziftcrnuun makes :1 sluulrlu slay for MISS
ZUR MUEHLPIN leg-nur rightt friunflly ht-lm-r and ton notch history teacher at
Well-liked MISS VALORA QUINLAIY
lupper lettj is marking papers in her usua
efficient way. I-Ier specialty is starting ot
younger students on the right toot a
MISS FLORENCE TROY Cupper rightl
charming, quiet, and helpful, is about to
read a story to the class. Since coming to
Union, Miss Troy has inspired Unionites to
great enthusiasm about English classes.
The covvrzim- of foreign nl-ws in the Now York Times is pointed
out by Virginia Pierce, while MISS MYRTLE HESELTINE lcenter
rigrhti. journalism instructor, hvlps to hold the paper up. Tm-nty
American wspapers ure analyze-ml by the class.
MISS MARY E. EENNELL fabove leitl is shown here
correcting papers tor her many English classes. A Latin
lover ot cheerful disposition, Miss I-'ennell is constantly
helping her seventh and eighth graders.
"You must not be afraid to open your mouth and talk
with your tongue." This is the helptul advice ot MR.
STANLEY ALBERS Cleltl public-speaking teacher, as he
articulates for his speech and debating students.
Pausing tor a moment as she posts
scenes from Shakespearian plays for her
English literature classes, MISS OLGA
PERSCHBACHER Crightl, chairman of the
English Department, converses with a co-
English teacher, Mrs. Beulah Kromer.
Energy plus describes MRS. BEULAH
KROMER Cleft? whose organization al-
ways keeps her classes running smoothly.
Students keep on their toes helping check
classroom work and giving oral recita-
Always searching for improved modern teaching methods, MISS
MARIAN WRAY is giving a spelling exercise taken from Coronet
Magazine to some ninth graders, Block, Bush, and Dalcntt,
MR. LEONARD MEYERING Ccenter rightl is seen plac-
ing a dramatic recording of the famous classic, "Silas
Marner," on the phonograph. "Audiovisual study discs,"
he says, "furnish a valuable new teaching technique."
To prepare his class for a movie they are to attend,
MR. EMERY FREEMAN flower rightl reads selections from
"David Copperfield" to his English class.
Future Atom Smashers Probe Scientific Realms
Amid test tubes which rep-
resent the activity series of
metals MB. CLAYTON BA-
ZUIN Crightl calmly checks
his papers. Consistently
pleasant, Mr. Bazuin is noted
for his ability to make chem-
MB. IOHN HESS Clettl who
always looks serious even
when telling a joke, takes
time to answer Sally Yates'
question about the cells ot
plants and animals, an es-
pecially interesting biology
Whut happens when sulfur dixoid
passes through potassium permaganate?
bolvrng the mystery is Ludwick, while
Mr. Bazuin, Damson, and Lammers look
Barbara Medd and Harry
Fuller inspect an octopus
that has been preserved in
alcohol during MB. LOWELL
PALMEBS Biology ll class
Clettl. Barbara and Harry
are Mr. Palmer's star pupils.
"What is it?" MB. DEXTER
SMELKER Crightl with the
aid of Hankerson is putting
an unidentified animal on
display. The next day he
will reveal its identity.
Numerical Experts Conquer Difficult Figures
Ah! The quiet solitude ot
study halll Kay Pierson and
Elizabeth Young Clettl are
busy doing their schoolwork
under the new system of stu-
dent supervised study halls.
lVIiss Elizabeth Dockeray
Crightl, math lover, whose
day consists of guiding jun-
iors and seniors in her home
room, and ot asssisting stu-
dents like Barbara Zeett in
Testing the influence of pressure upon
the boiling point of water proves an
interesting experiment when conducted
by Mr. Fred Voss tabovej. Assisting
him are Bricker and Rose.
Students agree that learn-
ing mathematics, geometry,
and algebra 'is not hard
when taught by Miss Doro-
thy Renzema Cleftl who will
soon receive her master's de-
gree from the U. of M.
Montana hail and snow
mingled with the Law of
Charles and gravity enliven
physics and math classes of
Mr. Fred Voss frightl. Mr.
Voss also guides the senior
class through many storms.
Umonltes Unravei Mysteries in
Beginning a school day,
MISS MABIE MCDERMOTT
Clettl is getting bulletins
and absence slips from her
box. Miss McDermott also
acts as treshman class ad-
viser and secretary of the
MISS NELLE ATWOOD
trightl, chairman of the
mathematics department, is
carefully posting the work of
her students on the bulletin
board for others to appreci-
ate. Miss Atwood is also
sophomore class adviser.
in division are those seventh graders,
Lazaski, Scholten and Klingv. Mr. Lair
tabovet stands by to help them.
Busy as a bee, MB. FLOYD
EARLY Clettl still finds time
to smile. Besides expertly
teaching math, he acts as ad-
viser ot the junior class and
MB. FORREST LAIB trightl,
with arithmetic book in hand,
carefully explains the science
ot numbers to clarity the per-
plexed minds oi would-be
Einsteins in his math class.
Unionites Jot Shorthand and Tap on the Keys
Leaving on trips to the bank to deposit
An able commercial
bookkeeping teacher is
VIR. ARTHUR AVERY
rightl who teaches five
nf these classes in a day.
Business leader of the fac-
ilty, Mr. Avery is always
riendly to all.
"Swing and Sway" Mr.
Torrest Barr's way, as you
ype to the rhythm of the
'ecord he has just put into
:laying order on the pho-
tograph. This is one way
o learn while your brain
elaxes. As each beat
:omes along, the fingers
nove and touch and go in
r hurried pace.
school money has been one of the duties
of MR. FORREST BARR Cupper leftl as
school treasurer, in addition to teaching
several typing classes.
MRS. BEATRICE MARBLE Cupper rightl
teaches at Union for only one period. She
is valued by students for her friendly help-
fulness in getting jobs for students of this
course in down-town stores.
"Always there to help" is MISS HAZEI..
WEST Clower leftj office machines teacher.
Cecilia Strobejko is mimeographing under
her instruction. Miss West helps with oc-
cupational training Work at Union.
'll-aching with an upon
mind and since-re heart,
MISS MARTHA K0-
SANKE 1let't5 acuuaints
pupil in hor clasaes with
problems that will cfm-
frunt them latvr.
Work, Laugh, Play ls Typical Language Day
MlSS DOROTHY BLAKE Cupper leftl points to the
Temple ot Iuno, one of the pieces of Roman archi-
tecture studied in her Latin classes. The temple also
concerns the study of Roman gods.
Translating Caesar's capture ol Gaul from Latin
into English are these "durus laborans" Cupper
rightl, Visser, Silvers, Bouwkamp, and Bower.
"We work, we study, we play," sing these Spanisl'
students flower leftJ. Placing a record of a Spanisl'
song on the phonograph are Smith, Cook, Peterson
MISS RUTH CARPENTER fright? instructor o
Spansh, shows her class a mantilla, part of the Span-
ish costume. Mary Ann Ratayczak willingly don:
the veil to demonstrate how it is Worn.
Gay Homemalcers Plan for Modern Tomorrow
During a personal regimen class, Kiel, DeRoos
and Schulze receive instruction in posture from Mrs.
Iennie Marten fupper leftl.
MRS. IENNIE MARTIN Cupper rightj home eco-
nomics teacher, brings new and interesting ideas to
Counting money from cafeteria sales is MISS
ROSE SCI-IAUER Clower lettl, also director at Ot-
MISS INA DENNIS tbelow centerl helps Marilyn
Spartling as she lays a pattern on her material,
MISS MAUDE TRAUT flower rightl proudly dis-
plays a girls dress made by a student in child-
MR. DEE A. REYNDERS Cupper leftl one of Union's
favorite teachers and usually called "Pop" by the
students, patiently explains to lohn Kaatz and How-
ard Van Gilst a difficult problem in architectural
"Could you print this poster for me?" has been
asked with a pleading eye by many a student and
teacher of MR. GEORGE GUY Ccenter leftl, printing
instructor, who checks proofs here for Bob Virkstis
and prints signs, tickets, and papers for all who ask
Under the skillful supervision of MR. PAUL
"Markie" MARCKWARDT fbelowl teacher of Wood
shop, the eager wood carvers, Pete Nowicki and Ber-
nie Hanson, pause to gaze upon a half-finished min-
iature cathedral, two-year project of the department.
Sing of Skill
MR. ERNEST VREELAND Cupper rightl, known as
"Ernie" to the boys in auto shop, is caught in a
typical moment as he teaches Lumpkin and Brady
how to assemble a carbureter,
"This is the way to do it," explains MR. PAUL.
MARCKWARDT Ccenterl to Tom Neper. As spon-
sor ot the cheerleaders for years, "Markie" is always
ready to give a helping hand.
MR. ROY CHAMBERLAIN flower lettl gives his
usual individual instruction to Dick Ambrose and
Iohn Dykgraaf, as he tests a motor which they have
re-assembled for a ground circuit.
MR. CHARLES RAVERS flower rightl, genial ma-
chine shop teacher, points out to Iames Russell the
correct method ot fitting the air gauge tightly on the
tank of a spray gun.
A true friend to students
and teachers both is MISS
HELEN OLSON otli e l rk
. c ce
tlcftj who can always lind
time to help anyone and is
never without a smile. She
capably manages Union's of-
fice, with the help this last
semester of Charmaine Chicky
MR. THEODORE ERYEOGLE lupper lettl,
called "FRY" by his band and orchestra mem-
bers, contributes much to the vigor ot the in-
strumental music department. Here he leads
the band in a moving number with character-
istically humorous flourish.
MISS FLORENCE BEST Ccenter lettl is point-
ing out to Russell Chistopher a diagram of the
motions a director goes through in the course
ot one piece ot music. She directed the mixed
chorus at the Bach Festival this year.
MISS HARRIETT SCHRODER tlower
lettl is dictating a Civics outline to Kent
Bradtield who is typing it on a large-
print typewriter. Miss Schroeder, be-
sides helping students in sight saving
classes by reading to them, also is ad-
visor ot the Senior Y-Teens.
The necessity ot individual teaching
and ot oral presentation is greater in
the sight-saving class than in regular
classes. MISS DOROTHY IANE FARR
Clettl is reading and explaining the
principles of a history lesson to Mary
MR. MILO SUKUP Cupper leftl, director of
boys' physical education and football coach,
poses proudly by the pictures of the football
MRS. MARGARET "Macky" BLACK fupper
rightl, girls' physical education teacher, is in-
specting one of Arlene Ackerman's costumes
for "The l:'rollies", a project she has so success-
fully directed many years.
SGT. ROBERT SANDERS Ccenterl, instructor
for the R.O.T.C. at Union for the second year,
is grading test papers on a movie about first
aid, previously shown to all companies.
Through the friendly guidance of MISS
ESTI-IER NOBLE Ccenter rightl the library has
become a 'capital' of knowledge. Using the
Readers Guide, she assists Rose Lucas in lo-
cating articles for a vocational report.
Helpful MISS EULALIN WILLIAMS flower
leftj answers a question for Gwendolyn
Ketchen about the scenery in her picture as Pat
Hilton works nearby on her drawing.
Express yourself! That is
the theme of MISS EDITH
BARKER'S flower rightj art
classes. In the group at cen-
ter Van Malsm-n. Smith,
Gillowski. Shultz, Aspgren,
Kurti, Skuth, Balcor and
Mtsler are seeking self ex.
pression in oils, water
1 clay, and various ab-
. ions Miss Barker is
supervising the class with an
"Silence is golden" is the motto of
the study halls now supervised by
Unionites themselves. Checking for
the physical condition of the room,
individual attitude toward study, and
general atmosphere ot the room are
Tom Simpson and Sally Wiersma
while assistant study hall chairman,
Beverly Fik, looks on. This is just
one of the new phases of student
government that has been developed
this past year.
Pledging their "heart and hand",
Unionites went all out for activities.
School service, publication work,
sponsoring assemblies, and taking
charge of campaigns were all in a
day's work. Minds, bodies, and mor-
als were strengthened by these ac-
tivities. Not only did these eager-
beavers do useful things but they
had a hilarious time doing them.
Meritorious performance of extra-
curricular activities received service
recognition when the Dillingham
Cups, Gold Keys, and numerous
other awards were conferred upon
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Union received more than its share oi
recognition when Pat Dressler, chosen its
D.A.R. winner, won the State DAR.
award for her superior citizenship. Rich-
ard Anderson acquired the national
science award given by the Bausch Lomb
Company and the University of Michigan
Alumni Scholarship. Shirley Weeber, who
displayed outstanding ability in language,
was given the Marion l... lennings Award,
and Marvin l-leemstra, the Albert lennings
Scholarship Award. The Marion L. len-
nings Fund was started by a group ot
citizens as a tribute to Miss Iennings, a
former language teacher for torty-two
years. The award is a gift of money pre-
sented for outstanding work in foreign
languages. The Albert lennings Fund was
started by a group of taculty and alumni
in honor ot Mr. lennings, a former princi-
pal at Union for fourteen years.
Gold Keys were awarded to twenty-
three students this year for their activity
work during the past three years. Those
eligible must be leaders in different field
of endeavor, such as school service, publi-
cations, clubs and organizations, music,
art, physical education, and special pro-
Walking into a bright future are Marvin Hecmstra and
Shirley Wceber, Jennings award winners: Pat Dressler,
D.A.R. winnerg and Richard Anderson, science genius.
Gold Key winners are: first row: Marie Damson, Char-
maine Chickey, Shirley Flora, Ann Speth, Mary Phillips:
second row: Felicia Staskiewicz, Sally White, Jean Snel-
link, Arlene Ackerman, Barbara Upton, Marjorie Schnei-
der, Charles Cicclskig third row: Pat Dressler, Marvin
Heemstra, Betty Boryce, Richard Anderson, Otto Reis-
man, Janet Hammer, Marie Golubski, Yvonne Wood.
Missing: Robert Trapp, Richard Mcretsky, Donald Wie-st.
Star Seniors Shine
The Dillingham Cup was awarded to
Ruth Apkarian and Abner Ragins. Ruth,
an energetic worker, participated in such
activities as school service, publications,
senior counselling, the senior play, and
the Student Council as its president. Pop-
ular 'lAb", science and math genius, lead
the senior class as president, acted as
Senior Counsellor, and took part in the
senior play and debate team battles.
Beaming with pride arc- tha- winners oi' the Dillingham
cups, Ruth Apkarian and Abner Ragins, as they look
admiringly at the shining' symbol of their achievements.
Union Leads the Way
'lPermit, please," UNO running in the
halls," are the tirm Warnings of the service
staff members. These workers, anxious to
share the responsibility of school service,
are recommended by the homeroom
teacher and one teacher with whom they
have a subject. To maintain order in the
halls is the main objective of this organi-
Energetic chairmen of the service for the huurs of thu day
3.1'6'2 standing: VViersma. Mac Lennan, Snellink, Speth,
Huhbelg seated: Lapinski, Haan, Shippyg missing: Colm--
I11 il n.
With a firm command for quiet and a
rating sheet for a guide, the student-
supervised study halls daily swing into
action. This study hall project, the first to
be successfully carried out in any of the
city schools, functions without the assis-
tance of teachers. Pupils keep the order
necesary for study. Hourly chairmen for
the six study halls head this activity as-
sisted by the raters and the roll takers.
The study halls are rated on four points,
individual seats, individual study, quiet
for study, and observance of permit regu-
lations. A report is submitted to the office
each Week by the chairmen.
Union had the only local debate team
participating in contests this year. Under
the skillful guidance of Mr. Stanley Albers,
the squad Won a wall plaque. The ques-
tion for discussion was the proposal to
provide the citizens of the United States
with free medical care at public expense,
which the squad contended was a needed
though drastic change of the future.
Among the high schools that they debated
were Lansing Eastern, Wyoming Park,
Battle Creek, and Holland.
Making: it their responsibility to see that everything runs
smoothly arc: standing: Trapp, Zoet, Havinga, Van
Setters, Van Allsburg, Verschonr: seated: Dressler, Up-
ton, Ankarian, Sosnowski. Staskiewicz.
Debators Abner Ragins, Pat Dressler, and Otto Riesman
are rehearsing' some of the witty points of their argu-
ments with Mr, Albers.
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Captains Talce Command
Providing new white coats for the Boys'
Glee, sponsoring the senior banquet, and
helping with "The Frollies" were among
the major projects this year of the Com-
munity Council, composed of representa-
tives of businessmen, the P.T.A,, alumni,
and classes. Officers lleft to rightl are:
Miss Marie McDermott, secretary, Princi-
pal Charles Everest, vice-president, Mr.
Iohn Whitaker, president, Mr. Carl Schnei-
Ulnformation, please?" will never be de-
manded by Unionites as long as Mr.
Palmer and his able Athletic Council
helpers display posters and charts and
sponsor assemblies. Officers Cleft to righti
are: Don Buzalski, president, Ralph Lud-
wig, secretary, Donn Bouwkamp, assem-
bly planner, Mr. Palmer, adviser.
"More junior high activities!" cried this
year's Senior Counsellors, advised by Mr,
Early, as they took charge of the seventh
graders. lnforming them of rules and reg-
ulations, the counsellors acquainted the
newcomers with the school and made
them feel at ease in their new surround-
First row: Flor:-1. Speth. llptun. lmnison. Chivlty: second
row: Rzuxins. Mr. Early. Hammer, Schneider, Dresslvr,
Prnt-tor, VVnml, Zoe-rup: third row: Apkariun, Boryce,
Snr-llink. C014-niang fourth w: Ann-rson, lirickvr. Alcsz-
ku, Vain Ottr-re-n, Iicmiistrzl, Litti-Il. liurkhnlmicr, Wiest.
To Build Democracy
Gazing at the poster bearing the em!
blem ot the l-li-Y are: llett to righti Curtis,
Klinger, Burkholder, Weber, Van Ottern,
Bauer, Anderson, all members ot the
Young Men's Christian Association. With
them at the extreme right is their moder-
ator, Mr. Dee "Pop" Reynders.
The sale of paddle pops and soft drinks
at the games, taken over the last semester
by the Varsity Club, proved successful,
Listening attentively tor instructions are
Doxey, secretary, Burkholder, president,
Buzalski, treasurer, and lacobs as Wiest,
vice-president, who explains the schedule
tor the sale at the next game,
Sponsoring outsot-town excursions and
carrying on studentesupervised study
halls are some ot the many accomplish-
ments ot this active Student Council.
First row: Moore, Webber, Apkarian,
Ragins, Cicelski, Haadsma, Breining, Kin-
dig, Kurkjian, second row: Mollo, Peter-
son, l-lankinson, Girschle, De Witt, Philips,
Haan, Brown, Noneman, lones, Wood,
third row: Dressler, Trapp, Zoet, Anderson,
Staskiewicz, Upton, Zuelke, Amante, Cook,
fourth row: Roh, Van Otteren, Heisman,
Barszewski, Berry, Boryce, Schneider, Van
Setters, Curtice, Dolsey, Wright, Walters.
Youthful lnstrumentalists Prove Promising
Gay, rolicking woodwinds really shone as their owners
set them at a fast pace for the "Flight of the Bumble Bee"
which drew interested listeners to "The l:'rollies" and the
Spring Concert. The lads behind the licorce sticks are tleft
to rightlf Charles Mindel, Thomas Strang, lrving Mindel, and
Stuart Noordyk. These boys have proved themselves out-
standing in the field of instrumental music by contributing
both to the success of the band and orchestra and by doing
a little harmonizing on their own. Among their many activi-
ties was playing at PTA. meetings, Oalcleigh School, and
the Grand Bapids Music Teachers Association.
C. Johnson, Nallizindizin. Post, W'cavc-r, Unger. Malmlierg, Bollgraph,
Mayo, Carlson, Armlrvy, C, Johnson, Cole, Num-r, Kostvn, Haadsma.
Macombor, Maher, Huber, Gillette. Modders, Spratlimz. Hanson, Flan-
ders, C. Mimlel, J, Johnson, Ketchum, Strang, Ct-ntilli. Van We-stenburxz.
Playing Beethoven's "First Symphony'
in the band and orchestra festival held at
South High as well as the annual spring
concert was one of the highlights for this
year's orchestra. Twisting the spotlight
over the season's activities, Unionites find
many outstanding musicians such as Ed
Perschbacher, Bill Barkley, Carl Iohnson,
Marian Modders, Tom Strang, and Charles
Mindel who participated in the state solc
festival at Ann Arbor. The string ensem-
ble, a small group of players, entertained
at various functions throughout the year.
Carl Iohnson won honor by being chosen
guest artist of the Grand Rapids Sym-
phony Orchestra at the young peoples'
concert while Dan Kovats, who recently
completed String Quartet OP. l No. l,
would, in Mr. l:'ryfogle's opinion, rate an
award in any young composers contest.
The orchestra has, this season, maintained
the Union standard of really fine concert
Noordyk. Barkley, Rutaj:-Zak, I, Minds-l, Romine, Hammond, Berkov
Coykcndell, Kovats, Finstrum, R. Johnson. Pc-rschhackvr, Schoenf
Frey, Mullian, Pawloski, Wicst, Van Dyk, Havclhurstg center fr
Mr. Fryfogleg missing: Peterson, Sumner.
Band Leads Musical Parade of Year's Events
"To thee we pledge our heart and hand"
might well be the theme of the band as
they parade out of an exciting year of
parades, football games and excursions,
assemblies, concerts, and festivals. The
spirits of crowds on the bleachers and of
Red Hawks on the field at the football
games were raised with their snappy
loyalty song. Countless pep meetings and
assemblies were staged with the support
of the band. They ably accompanied the
team on out-of-town jaunts to Detroit and
Muskegon Heights. Again making use of
their previous idea, an R.O.T.C. band took
part 'in the Armistice Day Parade and
R.O.T.C. Field Day. The gay, usual bright-
ness of the red coats stood out in the Santa
Claus, Memorial, and Flag Day parades,
while the spring concert benefited by their
expert handling of festival and concert
Osbeck, Kindig, Cummings, Unger, Gessner, Strang, Schipper, Cud-
ney. I. Mindel, Brown, Leith, Carlson, Hanson, Peterson, Kosten, C.
Mmdel, J. Johnson, Noordyk, Cavanaugh, VanWz-stcnburg, D. Belke,
Kovats, Maher, Kunst, Macomber, Pcrschbacher, Schoonfeldt, Randal,
Representing Union in the Schubert Club Contest were
Don MacGregor, Elizabeth Ann Lockhart, and Fred Collins.
By means of this contest, held annually at the civic audi-
torium, two in first place receive scholarships to MSC and
two placing second receive war bonds. The event boasts
entries from all parts of Michigan.
''Young-Man-with-the-Violin'' Carl Iohnson has done it
again. Bringing more praise and credit to himself with his
music, he brilliantly played the First Movement of the Men-
delssohn Concerto for the Young Peoples' Concert at the
civic auditorium in March. Carl was also a soloist at Ann
Gillette, Pawloski, Havelhorst, Dantuma, Moddt-rs, Tweddale, Wilkin-
son, Wallington, Elzinga, J. Belke, Brown, Beeman, Mayo, Kubiack,
Burkhart, Rothloy, Kuhn, Cole, Silver, Samrick, Schaafsma, Barkley,
Hammond, R. Johnson.
irst rnw: Hznrkt-ns. Flora, Miller, Gt-ssni-r, An4lr-rson, liostwick, Austin, Hilton, McConnell, Edison, Miller. Bauer, Brown, Krause, Christoph:
liltol. Williams, liowvn, Sltipitis, Maoshall: second row: .Heart-vn. Hey- Mac Gregor, Spvncvr, liapinski, Hanson, Rigii-rug fourth row: Kr-elf
man, Myszka. liulmzin. lialuwurt, Gigowski. lizirst-n, Clit-rnoliy, Curtivr-, Wiest, Spratling, lic-um-r, Haan, Mervinnv, Ms-nningz, Vander Hyf
anis:-y, Collins, V4-bolzik. lionvzkowslci, Doolittle-, lllumg third row: Young, Vanrlvr Kopplt-, Simonscn, Rugzgz, lk-nimzton, Kurchcn.
Songbircls Sing Blitlmely at tl1e Bacli Festival
Singing seems to be the thing this year. The size and quality
ot the choir and of the glee clubs have doubled. The junior
classes are just a milestone cross before getting into the senior
choir, Singing tor the Christmas program, Fountain Street Church,
Bach Festival, Schubert Club and the Spring concert has kept
thern busy. Special awards have been given to a tew seniors for
Gay carolers break
forth in magnificent
praise to thc- Lord
during the a nnual
The singers are top
row: Kalawairt Miller,
ski, Blum, Cc-belak:
lower row: Fertnuy,
Wiest., Vander Hyde,
Girl Soloist., Norman
Boy Soloist, Roger
Old and familiar Christmas carols art- sung by the Senior Boys' Glee. Standing lleft to right! are: Schmidt.,
Christopher, Brown, Miller, Ramsey. and Watson.
leeiul Singers Deliver Music the "Best" Way
The music department, which boasts many talented students, has gone
through the year bringing much delight. The boys' and girls' glee clubs and
the mixed choir groups have sung and sung again with spirit at many school
The Girls' lunior Glee Club is
progressing rapidly under the
strict guidance of Miss Florence
Best. The lunior Glee girls can be
remembered for their splendid
performance in many assemblies.
Various styles of songs are boast-
ed by this outstanding group.
Members are: first row: Wolo-
siecky, Lindberry, Brown, Batch-
elder, Hansen, Matthews, Wie-
land, second row: Holmes, Irwin,
Heuer, Upton, McDawee, Burton,
Singing with body and soul are
Cleft to rightl Earl Paige, Martin
Burns, Dan Phillips and lohn
French, four of the twenty mem-
bers ot the lunior Boys' Glee,
which meets three noons a week.
Preparing themselves to join the
Senior Boys' Glee, these members
learn the fundamentals of group
singing. This group has particie
pated in the Christmas and Spring
Deadline Ditl1ers Cvercome by Red Hawlc Staff
With a six-page paper as his goal, O
Heisman, managing editor, guided 1
one-semester life of this year's Beflec
to a flourishing finish. Here he is conf
ring with Marjorie Schneider, front-po
news editor, on an idea for her page lc
out. Marge did an excellent job, putti
a great deal of time into turning out
well-balanced and attractive front pat
Planning for their last Reflector c
Yvonne Wood, feature page editor, Chi
maine Chicky, assistant news editor, a
Lois Hoek, chief editorial writer. The gi
are discussing subjects for stories a
editorials that will promote modernizati
of the school building, one point in t
Whether the story explaining the V
sity Club's new set of rules should apps
on a news page or the sports page is t
cause of the debate between Merlin Su
ner and Muriel Spoelstra, sports editc
and Audry Riddering, page 4 editor. Ec
of the editors has justifiable argumer
Barbara Proctor, efficient advertisi
manager for the Reflector staff, also act
as chief typist. Here she is busy typi
out feature-page copy while Barbara V
Neuren, editor, supervises.
Rushl The deadline is todi
Copy, headlines, and editi
must be completed by tonig
Headlines that have oom
and sparkle are under creatf
by Marie Damson, Virgil
Neper, Betty Boryce, Ruth I
karian, Donna Wickert, o
Ioyce De Roo, reporters o
columnists on the staff.
Meet the Gang Who Wrote This 47 Yearbook
Deciding on art work for the divisional
pages can be quite a trying task, as Mar-
jorie Schneider, business manager, Iris
Bodle, Ruth Apkarian, and Ann Speth cir-
culation managers, Lynne Waddell, art
editor, and Gareth Renkes, photographer,
have discovered. Barbara Upton, manag-
ing editor, and Ianet Hammer, associate
editor, help make the final decisions.
Tedious problems arise and soon per-
ish, once Aurora divisional editors are on
the job. Here the editors, Mary Phillips,
Peggy Crane, Marie Golubski, Delores
Koets, Marian Haberman, and Marie
Damson, decide where to place a play
picture in the yearbook.
Pride and joy of the '47 staff are Shirley
Tweddale and Gary Renkes, talented ar-
tist and photographer. Shirley did the art
work and Gary took 300 photographs
"To Each His Own" would
oe a very good title for this pic-
iure when an analyst reviews
:he various jobs done in prepa-
cation for the yearbook. lnclud-
ad in the group are: Cstandingl
Baranowski, Nyberg, Ardrey,
Strobejkog Cseatecll Boryce,
niniature picture chairman,
Dierce, Gryczanowski, Mayoi
1nd Post, photo ticket chairman.
viissing is Donna Cebelak.
Striving to become "helpful l-lannahsf
the Future l-lomemakers of America dem-
onstrate some of the household duties.
Miss Traut, adviser, and Buth Apkarian,
vice-president, look on while Betty Boryce,
secretary, sews on the electric sewing ma-
chine and Marie Golubslci, president,
darns a sock. Missing from the picture is
Louise Nalbadian, treasurer.
Demonstrating how to put the finishing
touches on the hand-made dolls is Miss
Gertrude Young as she guides Donna
Chapel, Felicia Staslciewicz, and Marilyn
Phillips in the correct method ol sewing
Bed Cross tags. Because of this club,
Union is lUU per cent on top in all Bed
Eagerly They Serve
The Business Club bustles with busy
people! Started in connection with occu-
pational training program under the
supervision of Mrs. Marble, its aim is to
help students at their job. Elaine Whally,
secretary-treasurer, and Charles McNulty,
vice-president, help President Howard
Fletcher Cseatedl select a date for a dance
they are sponsoring.
Operating the projector in Boom l34
during their free periods and sponsoring
noon-hour movies to aid visual educa-
tion is all in a day's Work for these ambi-
tious members of the Movie Club. Offi-
cers for the club are: Cleft to rightl SVSgt.
Sanders and Mr. Chamberlain, advisers,
Del Kubiak, vice-president, Gerald Toma-
sik, treasurerg Frank Bocci, a member,
and Bob Trapp, president.
The old and the new of the Y-Teens!
Pat Dressler, Ann Speth, Ruth Apkarian,
and Sally White, out-going officers, gaze
at a list of events of the past year, while
lanet Hammer, Yvonne Wood, Norma
Raper, and lvah Gollar, new officers, look
on, hoping to gain helpful hints.
Below, three members of the Library
Club perform one of their many duties-
putting away library books. They are, left
to right: Mary Phillips, president, Elaine
Pierson, vice-president, and Helen Stepan-
chuk. A few of their other duties are cata-
loguing cards and checking in magazines
They Shine in Ambition
Earning money towards their own
movie projector is the aim this year of the
Spanish Club, advised by Miss Carpenter.
To aid the students, Spanish speaking
movies are shown. Officers for the year
were: president, Norma Haan, vice-presi-
dent, Norma Raperg secretary, Lorraine
Wozniak, treasurer, Gay Van Otteren.
Marie Damson, president of the Latin
Club, presents the gavel to the new presi-
dent, Donna Bowkamp, while other offi-
cers, Richard Anderson, Shirley Webber,
and Louise Nalbanian, watch. This or-
ganization sponsored noon-hour dancing
last semester. The Latin Club, advised by
Miss Blake, contributes yearly to the len-
ning's Scholarship Award for the best lan-
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Raising "Old Glory" to its height each morning is the task of These R.0.T.C. sharp-shooters are examining the target boar
these R.O.T.C. boys. They are tleft to rightj: Warner, Roh, Trow- to see if their marksmanship is improving. They are lleft to rightj
bridge, Mc Divitt. and Roth.
Collins, Roh, Valkema, Yowiash, and Heemstra.
R. C. T. C. Strives to Put lts Talents on Parade
"Straighten your tie," "Polish your
shoes," and "Shine your buttons" were all
tamiliar commands heard just before the
final regimental inspection-Field Day,
May, 1946. Company E took second place
tor the best Company in the city. Union's
R.O.T.C. also claimed second place tor the
best squad, third place for the best pla-
toon, tirst and second place tor the best
otticer, and second place tor best non-
The standards for membership were
raised When Col. lohn I. Barker P.M.T. and
Capt. Richard A. Rowland, jr. took charge
ot the groups trom Grand Rapids. A 'B"
average is a "must" tor the otticers and
nothing below a "C" for the sergeants.
The Bars and Chevrons Club Worked
hard this year to bring the otticers and
subordinates closer together and get them
into the habit ot Working as a group.
The "higher ups" of the R.O.T.C.4the Bars and Chevrons Club-are
discussing methods to bring the boys closer together. Seated lleft to
rightj are: Capt. Krauss: Lt. Collins, Lt. Valkemag Sgt. Christopher'
Major Cicelski: Col. Havelhorstg Sgt. Caminerg Sgt. McDivittZ CDI:
KHSi0H0WiC'Z3 Silt. Warner: Lt. Peterson: Capt. Heemstra, Sgt. Trow-
bridge, Sgt. Porter: Sgt. Jakolatg Sgt. Roth: Sgt. Roh, Sgt, Yowaishg
Sgt. Koopmansg Sgt. Zeeffg Sgt. Ramsey: Sgt, Nowickip Sgt. Schuelke.
"A little knowledge is a dangerous
thing, therefore Drink Ye Deeply,"
reads little Ioan Rausch as she drinks
from the fountain. Waiting for their
taste of knowledge are Ianet Haan,
Ethel Fish, and Iohn Kurkjian.
Gay school spirit, trials and tribula-
tions, a friendly but studious atmos-
phere tell the story of the six years
which beginners will brave. Becom-
ing active in their freshman year,
peppy ninth graders keep up the mo-
rale ot fellow Unionites with weekly
sales of doughnuts, eclairs, and jelly
Stepping lively, the sophomores put
on a dreamy spring dance, perfectly
set for the season when "a young
man's fancy turns to love." The
juniors go all out with a year packed
full of activities -the Holadaze, typ-
ifying the Christmas spiritg the Prom,
honoring the seniorsg after-basket
ball-game dances to soothe the ex-
cited crowds. Yes, trom all these
lively underclassmen Union may
well "expect a victory" in the years
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First row: Nc-per, Noorthoek, Ogrodzenski, Olson, Olszanecky, Orlow-
ski, Paczkowski, Peck, Perchbacker, Peterson
Second row: Pierce, Pierson, Pierson, Pierson, Pindar, Pratt, Proper,
Ratajczak, Raymer, Remington
Third row: Rickson, Rittenhouse, Rode, Roetman, Rose, Rosloniec, Rowe,
Rozemag Ruiter, Sacks
Fourth row: Samrick, Sanders, Schoenfeldt, Sherman, Sliver, Skipitis
Skestons-, Slomski, Smith, Smith
Fifth row: Smith, Smith, Smith, Snook, Sparks, Speckin, Sperlick
Spinski, Stnnkicwicz, Stimle
Sixth row: Stevens. Stoke-ns, Stressman. Strobridge, Sullivan, Toabeau
Teunis, Timmcrman, Tompkins, 'I'ownvr
"Your Coat, Please"
Ambitious and Willing, the
lunior Class ot '47 took full re-
sponsibility tor the dances alter
basketball games. The pro-
ceeds Were put into their treas-
ury to be reserved until they
are seniors, a system devised
by Mr. Early, junior adviser.
Left to right are Bloom, Chicky,
Howland, and Wiersma.
"Lovely to Look At"
The class rings arrivel Proud-
ly showing theirs to one another
are Darlene Beyer, Cedric Pier-
son, and Arliss Schoenteldt,
Class ot '48, The ring is one ot
the most exciting events of the
year for the juniors. It is proof
to the world that they have ap-
proached the threshold of sen-
First row: Troll, Turuta: Unger, Valkema, Van Allsburg, Van Daalen, Fourth row: Wvstniaas, Wie-rley. Wiersma Wiersma, Wiotsma Wildtr
Vande Kopple, Vanderlloff, Vander Hyde, VanderWerf Wilder, Williams, Wimmcr, Winkler
Second row: Van Dyke, Van Ess, Van Hoff, Van Maldcgan, Van Malsen, Fifth row: Witzvl, Wright, Wondalowski, Wood, Wood. Wizinak Xoung,
Van Otteren, Van Portfleet, Van Setters: VanderVeen, Vereecken Young, Yowaisk, Zagummy
Third row: Verschoor, Virkstis, Visser. Vrosh, Warner, Watson Web- Sixth row: Ze-eff, Zecff, Zeetl, Zoet. Zoppa, Zutter
ber, Webber, We-rm Werkema
Fourth row: Curtice, Czlzdfgzurak, Danielson, Datema, Davidowski Sixth row Duiven Dutkiewicz Dykstra Eldid Falickl Falicki Bull
Dean De Baar, De Korno, eLa Porte Fex Flora Fredricks
Fifth row De La Porte: Denumie: Do Young: Dickerson: Dlugolemski Seventh row Fouse Furtney Garriock Cigow-ki Cildner Cill Gills
Dolcey Donley, Doty, Douma, Draum-tis Gingrich Cla? Cold
Sophs Hit Second Base
To insure better attendance at their
class meetings, the sophomores decided
to distribute attendance cards. No one
could get into these meetings Without a
card. Elected to head the class Were: Ian
Wegenka, presidentg Leonard Caminer,
committee chairmang Elaine Kutchin, sec-
retaryg and Emil Morlock, treasurer. Their
adviser is Miss McDermott.
Fourth row Jeltema Jewell Johnsen Johnson Johnson Johnson Sixth row: Kuklewski. Kurkjeang Kutchin, Lang, Lang, LeBrenz
lohnson Joustra Kalawart Kalenda L9 Pard, LEWIS, Llrldemim, MHC0mb9r
Fifth row Kaxsanen Kasnowlcz Katz Kaufman Kirydnoff Klocko Seventh row: Madura, Manne, Markle, Marshall, Maurice, MCDlVlIt
lxoenes Koopmans Kovats Kramer Mc Ginely, Mead, Medd
Up Go Gay Displays
Book-jacket displays are only a sample
ot the many which make the halls of Union
look more interesting. Here Cleft to rightl
Ioan Denomie, Rita Nielson, Barbara
Reed, Dorothy Snook, and Mary De La
Porte arrange travel book covers. Educa-
tional and colorful boards everywhere
are found to command Unionites' atten-
How the Boys Relish 'Em
"These hamburgs sure taste good,"
report Iohnny Price, Harold Timmer,
and Rob Ryprna, as they devour a
bun, meat, and "goo" combination
rnade so appetizingly by the cooks
First row: Merritt, Meinert, Mendel, Merritt. Meulendyli, Me
Miller, Moores, Morlock, Mroz
Second row: Mueller, Mulder, Nagtzoom, Neilson, Noordyk
Third row: Nylie-rg, Nyman, Obudzenski, Orcutt, Overlxeuk
Fourth row: Palecki, Panewocik, Passaralli, Paulsen, Pegg
Fifth row: Pelak, Peterson, Phillips, Phillips, Phiscatur
Sixth row: Porter, Potyuj, Proctor, Purchase, Ranta
Seventh row: Rot-cl, Reordan, Riggs, Ring, Ritz
Eighth row: Roh, Roth, Rubin, Rypma, Sagyrn
Ninth row: Schaufsma, Schaafsma, Schipper, Schulders, Schuel
Tenth row: Schulz, Sezemore, Shattuck, Sienkiuwicz, Simpson
Eleventh row: Skutt, Slanger, Slenkcr, Smcenge, Smith, Si
Smith, Smith, Smith
"Lend a Helping Hand!"
"Oh this is so heavy," sighs cle-
rnure little Dorothy Witzcak, seventh
grader, as she and lohn Kurchjian
carry heavy trays ot milk from the
cafeteria at noon to their roommates.
First row: Smith, Smith, Snook, Spicer, Stabingisg Strangg Stehower,
Stewart, Strain, Strobridge
Second row: Sumner, Swanson, Taylor, Tcunis, Timmerman,
Third row: Tisron, Tolsma, Tuinstra, Unger, Van Dalsen
Fourth row: Vanderlaan, Vanderwerf, Van Dusen, Van Gilst Van
Fifth row: Van Mullen, Van Oss, Van Westenberg, Veldman, Velte
Sixth row: Vereecken, Ver Haar, Ver Howe, Versluis, Verwys
Seventh row: Virstis, Vorel, Vroma, Waldmiller, Walford
Eighth row: Waller, Walters, Vifanrooy. Wapner, Warner
Ninth row: Weaver, Weeber, Weeber, Wegenka, Wells
Tenth row: Werre, Wheeler, Whitney, Wieck, Wilkins,
Eleventh row: VVille1', Wirt, VVoltjer, Wright, Wright, Yancharas,
Zemites, Zenk, Zuelke
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'Ace Freshmen Capture A's in Favorite Fields
These bright students are tound in subjects
taken by the irosh, namely civics, English, science,
and mathematics. Two students from each class
have been chosen by the teachers for their "A"
average in these subjects. Standing from the top
down in the left-hand row are Donald Budd, Ken-
neth Champion, Michael l-luer, Otto Husted, Bill
Higgins, and Dan DeBoer. ln the right hand row
are Donna Hoogerhyde, Evelyn Myers, Mary
Fales, Nancy Denomie, and David Cross. With
many outside activities already assumed on the
side this year, forward goes this little sample of
the Quiz Kids of 1950!
First row: Stryker, Sweets, Swifink, Summers. Sund
Second row: Timmer, Tilzeron, Traviss, Valle-au, Van Daalen
Third row: Van Daalen, Vanderberg, Vandermevr, Vnnd
Fourth row: Vercoe, Verwys, Walker, Walkons, Walkons
Fifth row: Wa!sma, Ward, Webber, Wecker, Weidermun
Sixth row: Wendt, Whalan, Whitter, Wilkinson, Williams
Seventh row: Wilson, Witczak, Yancharas, Zokoc
Diminutive Beginners Make Big Time Showing
That they may have a better understanding of
their studies, their teachers, and school regula-
tions, lean Littel, senior counsellor Ktop rightl,
counsels Belke, Runner, Shearer, Seymore, and
Cross, on how to solve the problems that come in
their tirst year ot high school.
The lunior Hi-Y club under the leadership of Mr.
Emery Freeman, adviser, and Marvin I-leemstra,
chairmen, have as their purpose "to work to-
gether tor a finer community and a better World."
Overnight hikes and a basketball league are
examples of the fun that these boys share.
What would a modern school be Without its
bike room? These students llower rightl rush to
get their bikes for the trip home.
Promising themselves that they will be just like
their hero someday, little Robert Richards and
Charles Swanson Clower rightl beam all the ad-
miration their thirteen years possess, While Sports
Star Dale Ganzevoort signs their Aurora. They
look ahead to the day when they will wear the
major "U" of a sports player.
Starting the fall meeting with an
exceptionally large number of par-
ticipants, the 1947 Senior Class gave
their loyal support to their guiding
officers and cheered for the world-
experienced veterans. Before the
race began, they unresitatingly
pledged themselves to completing
the war memorial, and placed it on
display with their addition of the
table and guardway.
The first lap was passed with a
mirth-packed dance, Cider Iug Iig.
Rounding the far turn, they brought
out their play, "Go Ahead." Then,
passing the batton, a new set of run-
ners came up, initiating the first all-
city Senior Mixer. Driving forth into
the long awaited Skip Day, they flew
on to the Prom homestretch.
With an added dash of speed, the
leaders tore over the finish line to
receive the Dillingham Cup, Gold
Keys, and a top-ten rating as highest
honors. But none of the seniors actu-
ally lost in the contest, for all re-
ceived the greatest award of all,
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ACKERMAN, ARLENE . . . Pert little Frollietts
. . . loves dancing and records . . . plan:
"lit" course at college . . . Majorette 3
G.U.C. l, 2, 3, 4, Frolliettes l, 2, 3, 4.
ALBRECHT. EILEEN . . . "Ike" thrives on rolle'
skating . . . frowns upon snobs . . . bub
bles with gaiety . . . G.U.C. l, 2,, Y-Teen:
2, School Service 2, 3, Chairman 4.
ALESZKA, IOHN . . . Never silent . . . ct be
coming smile . . . works in paint store . .
Senior Counsellor 4.
ANDERSON. IUNE . . . Blonde. blue-eyed . .
fond of bowling . . . travel-minded . .
beauty operator . . . School Service 4.
ANDERSON. RICHARD . . . Intelligence plus
. . . anticipates U of M . . . Manager o
Senior Play 4, Hi-Y Secretary 3, Latin Clul
Treasurer 4, Senior Counsellor 4.
ANDREE, ANGELYN . . . "Able Angie" . .
bound for business world . . . typing top:
her list of favorite subjects.
APKARIAN. RUTH . . . Dauntless duredevi
. . . winning smile . . . Student Council 3
President 4, Senior Counsellor 4, Y-Teens l
2, 3, 4, Senior Play 4.
ARDREY. ARLENE . . . Cheerful, smiling brown
ette . . . G.U.C. 2, 3, 4, Aurora Staff 4
Red Cross 4, School Service 3.
ASPGREN, KENNETH . . . Artful artist . .
. . . aims at commercial art . . . will mis:
the girls most . . . R,O.T.C. l, Z.
BAILEY, PATRICIA . . . Petite red-head . .
happy on skates . . . G.U.C. 2, 3, 4, Dril
Corp Z, 4, Y-Teens 2, 4, Latin Club 3.
BAKKER, SARALYN . . . Hearty laugh . .
keen on typewriter keys . . . one-max
girl . . . School Service 2, 3, 4.
BARANOWSKI, VIRGINIA . . . Sparkling per
sonality . . . whiz with needle . . . want:
to sing for her supper . . . School Service
l, Z, 3, 4, Library Club 2, 3, 4, Aurora Staff 4
BARNES, KATHLEEN . . . Peppy . . . happy
go-lucky . . . "Katie" likes a G.l. loe . .
School Service l, 3, Study Hall Chairman 4
BAXTER. KEN . . . Ladies' man . . . keel
sense of humor . . . year-round athletz
. . . Football 1, 2, 3, 4, Basketball l, 2, 3, 4
Baseball 2, 4, Varsity Club 3, 4.
BERGSMA. RUTH . . . Glistening blonde . .
sings as hobby . . . economics-favoritm
subject . . . has eye on nursing.
BERRY. IACK . . . Sparkling brown eyes . .
big flashing smile . . . "dream-boy" to tht
girls . . . interested in electric . . . hope
to become electrician.
BLOK, O. IAY . . . Gleuming eyes . . .
white teeth . . . neat . . . pleasing per
sonality . . . enjoys hunting, math, genera
science, and Betty Hutton.
BODLE, IRIS . . . Cute, lil' . . . Aurora Staff4
G.U.C. 1, 2, 3, Y-Teens l, Z, 3, School Servict
l, 2, 3, 4.
BOEHM. HOWARD . . . "Personality kid" . .
C.P.A, for him-after relaxing vacation.
BOREK. ADAM . . . Einstein at math . .
machine-shop minded . . . Track and Bas
ketball Manager 2, 3.
BORYCE. BETTE . . . Charming personalit'
. . . slender . . . attractive . . . Senio
Counsellor 4, FHA. 3, Secretary 4, Schoc
Service l, 2, 3, 4, Y-Teens l, 2, 3, 4.
BOSLEY, DOLORES . . . Head in clouds . .
sweet . . . working at Kresge's office . .
G.A.A. l, G.U.C. 2, Glee Club l.
BOUR CHARLES . . . Spirited genius . .
a future radio technician . . . "Chuck" wi'
soon tune into U of M . . . Boys' Senic
Glee 4, Sports Manager 4.
BOUWKAMP. DONNA . . . Busy English majc
. . . Y-Teens 2, 3, 4, Latin Club 3, 4, Schoc
Service l, Z, 3, 4, G.U.C. 2, 3.
BRADY, RONALD . . . Pleasant . . . handy
man at a theater . . . inspired to roam the
U.S ,.., hopes for ranch in New Mexico.
BRICKER. IERRY . . . Happy Swede . . .
mathematical minded . . . Dance Decora-
tions 45 Senior Play 45 Student Council 2, 45
Senior Counsellor 4.
BROOKENS, NORRIS . . . Sportsman with rod
and gun . . . likes legal life . . .Student
Council 25 Bible Club 25 School Service 3, 45
Camera Club 3, 4.
BROWN, DONNA . . . Nice-looking . . . well-
liked . . . eyes on foreign correspondence
. . . School Service 3.
BROWN, LORRAINE . . . "Lorry" to her friends
. . . Cornel Wilde her weakness. . . Red
Cross l5 Library Club 3.
BURKHOLDER. LLOYD . . . "Signal-2-3-4" . . .
shy . . . good looking . . .Varsity Club 35
President 45 Senior Counsellor 45 Student
BUZALSKI, DON . . . Energetic athlete . . .
favorites: science and women . . . Baseball
l, 2, 3, Captain 45 Football 1, 2, 3, 45 Basket-
ball l, 2, 3, 45 Varsity Club 2, 3, Treasurer 4.
BYRNE, EVELYN . . . Potential energy . . .
tiny but teriffic . . . School Service 2, 35
G.U.C. 2, 35 Y-Teens 3.
CAHILL, GLORIA . . . Brunette . . . flourishes
on dancing . . . California bound . . ,
School Service 35 Business Club 4.
CEBELAK, DONNA . . . Expressive blue eyes
. . . music lover . . . expert on flowers
. . . Frollies l, 2, 35 F.I'l.A. l, 2, 35 Aurora 45
School Service 3, 4
CHICKY, CHARMAINE . . . lndustrious clerk
. . . Songleader 35 Captain 45 Senior Coun-
sellor 45 G.U.C. 2, 35 Reflector 4.
CHRISTOPOULOS. FRANCES . . . Girl with the
eyelashes . . . charming brunette . . .
Senior Mixed Chorus 2, 3.
CICELSKE, CHARLES . . . "Forward, March"
. . . dream 1 "Margie" . . . will build the
future . . . R.O.T.C. l, 2, 3, 45 Track 1, 2, 3, 45
Student Council 2, 3, 45 Senior Play 4.
CLARK MARIBEL . . . Fun-loving . . . the
the sky is her limit . . . Senior Play Make-
up Committee 45 Y-Teens 3.
CLIFFORD, BLANCHE . . . Devoted . . . loyal
. . . "BoBo" is salesgirl at Herp's . . .
School Service 2, 35 G.U.C. 2, 35 Y-Teens 3.
CLIFFORD, GERALDINE . . . Tiny with twin-
kling eyes . . . faithful to Don . . .
Spanish Club 3.
COATES, DON . . . Cheerful disposition . . .
irresistible blonde . . . keyboard genius
. . . Frollies 2, 35 School Service 3, 4.
COLEMAN. GERALDINE . . . Gracetully tall
. . . loves collecting records . . . G.U.C.
l, 2, 35 Senior Counsellor 45 Frolliettes 35
School Service l, 2, 3, Chairman 4,
COLLINS. FRED . . . Sparkling eyes . . . jolly
personality . . . R.O.T.C. 1, 2, 3, 45 School
Service 45 Track 3.
CRALL, ELLEN . . . Crazy about science . . .
. . . on to Michigan State for medical tech-
nology . . . Y-Teens 3, 45 Senior Play 4.
CRANE, PEGGY . . . Sketching pencil always
in hand . . . devoted to political science
. . . Y-Teens l, 2, 3, 45 G.U.C. 2, 35 Aurora 45
Latin Club 2, 4.
CUMMINGS, PHYLLIS . . . Good listener . . .
rolling feet . . . Drill Corps 45 Y-Teens 2, 3,
45 G.U.C. 25 School Service.
DALMAN, EVELYN . . . Easy-going , . . wants
happy married life . . . Senior Band 25 Y-
Teens 45 Red Cross 45 Drilll Corps 4.
DAMSON, MARIE . . . Darling dimples . . .
human dynamo . . . rambling Reflector
Reporter . . . Senior Counsellor 45 Aurora 45
Latin Club 3, President 45 Y-Teens l, 2, 3, 4.
fitfsii y - Z
Play Problems Solved
Seated around the table are the
chairmen ot the production committees
lor the senior play, "Go Ahead," held
Pebruary 6 and 7. Properties, the sale
of tickets, publicity, and back-stage re-
sponsibilities caused many a headache
and gray hair.
Conferringz in one of their less harricd moments are
fleft to rightilz Goluhski, Phillips, Trapp, Mt-rt-tsky,
Anderson, Ridderiny: and Schneider.
DAVIS, MARIAN . . . Blue-eyed . . . seriou
but cute . . . Grand Rapids School of Bibli
next stop . . . Girls' Athletics l.
DE BOER, BOB . . . Soars down the basketbal
floor . . . eyes twinkle when discussing
sports and Margie . . . Basketball 3, Cap
tain 4, Varsity Club 4.
DERKS. DOROTHY . . . Perfect "yanker" . .
wants to be a dentist . . . begins drilling c
l.C ,... Spanish Club 3, 4, Y-Teens 3, 4
DE ROOS. LUCILLE . . . Flirty eyes . . . me
chanical drawing rates . . . "Torchie
. . . R.O.T.C. Sponsor 2, G.U.C. 3, Schoc
Service 2, 3, Y-Teens 3, 4.
DEWAR. EDWARD . . . Pitching fast curve
. . . artist in oils . . . fond skier.
DEWEY, VIRGINIA . . . Bright-eyed . . , Pop
sodent smile . . l.C. her next stop . .
G.U.C. 1, 2, School Service 2, Chairman 3, 4
DOLE, NORMAN . . . Ambitious baker . .
. . , pleasing personality . . . alway
laughing . . . School Service 3, Chairman4
ROTC. 1, 2, 3, 4.
DOWNING. ARLENE . . . Attractive . .
pleasing personality . . . a ready friend ti
all . . , her man is "George" . . . Clas
Secretary 3, G,U.C. l, 2, 3, School Service f
DRESSLER, PATRICIA . . . Invigorating . .
has pep appeal . . . host ot friends . .
Senior Class Secretary4, Y-Teens 3, 4, Senic
Counselor 4, School Service 3, 4.
DREW LESLIE . . . Outstandingly handsome . .
distinguished black hair . , . popular vet
eran . . . forestry future at I.C.
DUNNETTE. ELIZABETH . . . Farmerette . .
Hi-ho "Silver" . . . Y-Teens 2, 3, 4, Iunic
Red Cross, Treasurer 4, Costume Committee
Senior Play 4.
DYER, MARGARET . . . Loyal friend . .
. . . blushes readily . . . sweet smili
. . . School Service 3, 4.
EDSINGA. LOIS . . . Sociable . . . quick witl
Crocheting needle . . . ambition: marriagn
. . . School Service 4, Bowling Team 4.
FERNAMBURG. LOIS . . . Dancing fever . .
hopes to become beautician . . . Schoo
Service 3, 4, Bowling Team 4.
FIK, BEVERLY . . . Carrot-top . . . after gradu
ation: l.C .... cure aches and pains ii
future , . . G.U.C. 1, 2, 3, Y-Teens 1, 2. 4
Class Ring Committee 3, Spansh Club 2, 3
FINEDORE. ELEANOR . . . Simply adores danc
ing . . . aim: old maid . , . just over iron
Catholic Central . . . Senior Play 4.
FLETCHER. HOWARD . . . Smooth dancer . .
known only as "Red" . . . Progressive Busi-
ness Club President 45 Football l, 2, 35 Bas-
ketball 1, 25 Varsity Club 2, 3, 45 Baseball l, 2.
FLORA. SHIRLEY . . . Called "Shorty" . . .
Books? she loves them . . . Student Council
I, 25 G.U.C. l, 2, 3, 45 Senior Counsellor 45
FORD, DOROTHY . . . Busines gal . . . col-
lects snappy snapshots . . . "California
here I come."
FREY. CAROL . . . Alto-voiced . . .baby blue
eyes . . .dimpled cheeks . . . plays ac-
cordion . . "Long Distance" , . . Girls
Glee Club 1, 2, 35 Mixed Chorus 4.
FULLER. HARRY . . . Helpful and cooperative
. . . red hair minus temper . . , Senior
Boys' Glee Club 2.
GANZEVOORT, DALE . . . Swift-moving . . .
Basketball l, 2, 3, 45 Football 2, 3, 45 Baseball
l, 2, 3, 45 Varsity Club 3, Secretary 4.
GARDINER, PEGGY . . . Short and sweet . . .
clerking in department store her aim . . .
favorite instrument: piano . . . Glee Club I.
GESSNER. PAUL . . . Dexterous . . , R.O.T.C.
2, 3, 45 Golf 45 Tennis 35 Senior Play 3.
GILLETTE. IOYCE . . . Shy. soft-speaking . . .
commercial teacher . . . Drill Corps 4, Y-
Teens 45 School Service 45 Bowling Team 4.
GLASS, RONALD . . . Flashes sporty apparel
. . . possesses fine sense of humor . . .
Occupational Training 4.
GLOWACKI. WALTER . . . Air enthusiast . . .
"Bud" for short . . . iavorite study: electrical
engineering . . . ambition: air line pilot
. . . Senior Band 2, 3, 4,
GOBER, EUGENE . . . "Gabby" . . . broad
smile . . . quick-witted . . , anxious to
succeed in business . . School Service 3,
GOEMAN, DONALD . . . Silent type . . .
Herp's stock boy . . . due for Davenport
, . . School Service 3, 4.
GREINER, IUNE . . . Pleasing manner . . .
soft-spoken . . . blue-eyed . . . I.C. en-
thusiast . . . tentative trip to Arizona . . .
School Service 3, Chairman 3, 45 Latin Club 4.
GOLLER. IVA . . . Sweet and lovely "Ivy" . .
secretarial target . . . demure but sincere
. . . G.U.C. 2, 35 Y-Teens 35 Secretary 4.
GOLUBSKI. MARIE . . . Smiling and coopera-
tive . . . school store-keeper . . . Latin
Club Treasurer 2, President 3, 45 FI-I.A. 3,
President 45 Library Club Z, 3, 4.
"Oh, How We Dancedu
With a new idea, energetic workers,
"scads" oi decorations, a date, and a
band, the dance, "Senior Serenade,"
which was limited to seniors ot all
schools, went oii with a bang to bring
to a climax top-flight senior activities.
Planning: the big event are tleft tu rightlz Saplis,
Phelps, Barnes, Rairins, Havinga, Meretsky, Havel-
horst, Heemstra, Coates, Snellink.
Five Years Whiz By
A Kozak dancer, seven song leaders, a girl soloist,
and a droopy, draggy interpretation of a song are
a few of the things members of homeroom 245 have
liked to boast and laugh about since their days in
the eighth grade together.
Here in the business-like manner most often seen are:
secretary, Ackerman: treasurer, Sopkowskig president.
GRIEP. PAULINE . . . Practical "Pete" . . .
loves to read . . . wants happiness out of life
. , . plans to marry . . . School Service 3.
GRYZANOSKA, THERESA . . . Swishing brown
locks . . . travelling shoes . . . small and
sweet . . . Aurora Staff 4.
HAADSMA. DAVID . . . Dream-boy "Dizzy"
. . . engineering outlook . . . banking
man . . . Baseball 3, 45 Football 45 Varsity
Club 3, 45 Class President l,
HAAN. NORMA IEAN . . . Sports-minded . . .
"CL," for short . . . Y-Teens 2, 3, 45 Spanish
Club 3, President 45 Senior Play Ticket Com-
mittee 45 School Service, Chairman 4.
HABERMAN. MARIAN . . . Ioyous personality
future domestic scientist . . . soft, pleasant
voice . . . Y-Teens 2, 3, 45 F.H.A. 45 Aurora
Staff 45 Stundent Council 4.
HAILFINGER. ANNA . . . Always busy . . .
dislikes narrow-minded people . . . School
Service 2, 3, 45 Latin Club 2, 3, 4.
HAMMER. IANET . . . Winning personality
. . . witty . . . hopes to be author . . .
Y-Teens l, 2, 3, Vice-President 45 G.U.C. 2, 3,
45 Senior Counsellor 45 Aurora Editor 4.
HANCOCK, HOWARD . . . Carefree . . .
electronics engineering his aim . . . likes
people with a good sense of humor.
HANSON, BETTY . . . Always blushing . . .
cute blonde . .. hankering to be a house-
wife . . . Y-Teens 25 G.U.C. 2, 3.
HAVELHORST, HARRY . . . Music-minded . . .
base fiddler . . . an accomplished public
speaker . . . Band l, 2, 3, 45 Orchestra l, Z,
3, 45 R.O.T.C, 1, Z, 3, 45 Senior Party 4.
IHAVINGA. LOIS . . .Shimmering read hair
answers only to "Tootie" . . . G.U.C. 2 3,
Secretary 45 Student Council 25 Frolliettes 4.
HEALD, RICHARD . . . Strong. silent type . . .
"He's in the Army now" . . . Varsity 2, 35
Football l, 2, 3, 45 Track 3.
HEEMSTRA, MARVIN . . . Physics quiz kid
tall . . . Senior Counsellor 45 Frollies 2, 3,
45 R,O.T.C. 2, 3, 45 Bar and Chevrons Club 4.
HENDGES, DONALD . . . Aquinas College
. . . attends night school . . . likes hunting
and fishing . . . tall, blonde, and bashful.
HERRMAN. MARY ANN . . . lovial . . . de-
tests bleached hair . . . idea of heaven:
tall, dark, handsome, and with a pipe.
HERRMAN, RUTH . . . Career bound . . .
Y-Teens l, 2, Vice-President 3, 45 Spanish
Club 3, 45 Senior Play 45 Athletic Council 3.
HEYBOER, GEORGIA . . . Shining brunette
. . . likes roller-skating . . . office worker
for telephone company . . . F.l-lA. l, 2, 3,
4, Y-Teens l, 2, 3, Senior Band l, 2, 3
HEYBOER, WILMA . . . Domestic . . . favorite
subject: foods . . . hopes to become tele-
phone operator . . . French Club 2.
HODYNA. DOROTHY . . . Iolly laugh for every-
one . . . ardent music lover . . . Girls'
Bowling League 4.
HOEK, LOIS . . . Glittering green eyes . . .
pleasing personality . . . loves reading and
cooking . . . dislikes conceited people . . ,
Frolliettes l, Reflector Staff 3, 4.
HOLLAND, GEORGIA . . . Quietly considerate
. . . School Service 2, 3, 4, Y-Teens 2, 3, 4,
Red Cross 2, 3, 4.
HOMRICH. ROBERTA . . . Lively spirit . . .
A-1 sports fan . , , loves to dance . . .
Y-Teens 2, Humane Club 2, 3.
HOOGERHYDE. ANNA-BELLE . . . Charming
blonde . . . irresistible twinkle in eyes . . .
accounting interests "Hoogie" . . . Mixed
Chorus 2, 3,, Girls Glee Club 2, 3.
HUBBLE, ROBERT . . . Good-natured . . .
. . . easy-going . . . "Fill-her-up" his
present job , . heads toward business
world . . . School Service 2, 3, Chairman 4.
HUFFMAN, DONALD . . . Atlas physique . . .
athletic-minded . . . adores eating and Lois
Hoek . . . wants happy home . . . Foot-
ball 1, 2, 3, 4, Varsity Club 3, 4, Track 2.
IELSMA. GORDON . . . Woman-hater, it says
here . . . those blue eyes . . . headed for
the army . . , future salesman superb.
IOHNSON. DONALD . . . Vigorous bowler . . .
his allergy: women . . . slated for l.C, . . .
Football 3, 4, Baseball 3, 4, Varsity Club 4,
IOHNSON, ROBERT . . . Iolly . . . ambition:
to be a bank president or crooner . , . Band
1, 2, 3, 4, Basketball 2, 3, Hi-Y 3.
IOHNSON, RUTH . . . Top-notch bowler . . .
reservd and domestic . . . enjoys typing,
sewing, and popular music . . . School
Service 4, Prom Committee 3.
KATS. BERNIE . . . "Peroxy" is Army-bound
after graduation . . . Present job with con-
struction company . . . Track 3, Football 4,
KAUFMAN, LEE . . . Sincere in his ideas . , ,
scientific in tendencies . . . Spanish Club
2, President 3, Track 2, 3, 4, R.O.T.C. l, 3, 4.
KIEL, PHYLLIS . . . "Smiles" , . , a stich in
time means fun for "Phil" . . . shorthand
racer . . . Library Club 3, 4.
uf w .
Lit With Wit is Fun
"Who said English Literature is a dry subject?"
inquire these alert academic students in Miss Olga
Perschbachers "lit" class the second hour. Keeping
Old Man Boredom from the door is no problem for
this sparkling instructor as the amused faces of the
class will prove.
Laughing at the Witty remarks of Miss Pvrschbacher,
English literature teacher, are tlc-ft to rightj: Rid-
dering, MacGregor. Kaufman, Davis, Morrison, and
Miss Perschbacher herself.
' 1 l
They're Back Again
Back from military service, these hus-
ky, handsome vets have returned to
school to complete their junior and sen-
ior years so that they may enter col-
lege. This scene is in their homeroom,
counseled by the friendly Mr. Marcu-
Gathered for homeroom announcements are Lleft to
right? first row: Fuller. Riosloniec, Fletcher, second
row: Wheeler, VanderMeuhlen, Overholt, Mikula,
third row: Wojtaszek, Smitter, Ambrose, MacGregor,
fourth row: Wondolowski, Rexford. Drew, Komar.
KNOTTNERUS. IEAN . . . I-'leasing and quii
. . . "Babe" adores basketball . . . wan'
to be happy always . . . Y-Teens l, 2, Girl
Glee l, 2.
KOETS, DOLORES . . . Vivacious brownett
. . . LC. next year . . . wants her ow
photography studio some day . . . Bowlin
4, Library Club 2, 3, Aurora 4, Horizon Clul
Treasurer Z, 3.
KOMAR, ARNOLD . . . Curly. black hair . .
silent humor . . . back from the Navy . .
finishing an interrupted education.
KOZAL, CHESTER . . . Hard-working . .
down to earth . . , interested in forestr
. . . Wants to see world . . . Track Cc
captain 3, 4, Varsity Club 3, 4.
KRAGT. GERALD . . . Amiable . . , wonde
ful sense of humor . . . radar engineer . .
on to Michigan State and the Navy
KRAUSE. WARREN . . . Toweringly husky . .
easy going . . . muscular . . . "Brunc
to friends . . Football 4, Basketball 4.
KRAUSS. GERALD . . . Lean and tall . .
I.C. and U of M ahead . . . R.O.T.C. 1, 2, 1
4, Bar and Chevrons Club 2, 3, 4.
KUNICHI, ELAINE . . . Constant laughter . .
shorthand whiz . . . expert historian , .
Wants to Work as stenographer in big bus
KUPRIS. ROBERT . . . Whiz with a paint brus
. . . shy . . . "batty" about baseball . .
R.O.T.C. 1, 2, 3, Baseball 3, 4.
KURKIIAN, RUTH . . . Sunshine in the tai
. . . . sewing for fun . . . ambition: beat
tician . . . School Service 3, 4, Y-Teens f
KURLENDA, STEPHANY . . . Dazzling smil
an ambitious stenographer . . . thrives o
roller skating . . . Aurora 4.
KURTI. MILDRED . . . Friendly "Millie" . .
swishes brush with precision .... lC. he
objective . . . G.U.C. 2, 3, Library Club Z, I
LAHR, MARK . . . "Rabbit" . . . blond . .
appealing . . athletic . . . baseball hi
hobby . . . Baseball l, 2, 3, 4, Basketball 1, 1
LAMPER, ALEXANDRA . . . Well-develope
brains . . . takes satisfaction in helpin
others . . . Senior Play 4, School Service 1
LANGE. IOAN . . . Dashing brunette . .
sweet smile . . . adores sketching . .
G.U.C. 2, 3, 4, Library Club 2, 3, Bowling I
LASTOCZY. DORIS . . . Able hands on th
typewriter . . . conscientious printing str
dent . . . enveloping good humor . .
LAUER, MARALYN . . . Lovable miss from
Mount Mercy . . . pretty . . . dotes on
drawing . . . Y-Teens 4.
LAZOSKI, DOROTHY . . . "Little One" . . .
loves peanuts . . . School Service 3, 45
Senior Girls' Glee l, 25 Bowling Captain 4.
LITTELL. IEAN . . . Wave in his hair . . .
gleam in his eye . . . engineering on his
mind . . . R.O.T.C. l, 2, 3, 45 School Service
45 Senior Counsellor 4.
LOCKHART, ANN . . . Ambitious . . . tele-
phone operator . . . paints and sings . . .
lulliard School of Music in NY .... Class
President 25 Y-Teens 35 Spanish Club 3,
LOZICKI, EDDIE . . . "Mike's goal: engineering
. . . shining in mechanical drawing and
geometry . . . a man for home life.
LULKA, NANCY . . . Sparkling eyes . . .
lively imagination . . . future psychiatrist
. . . known to friends as "Miss Schizof'
MAC GREGOR, DON . . . "Mac" , . . tforrner
Marine and Trojanl . . . future "Saw Bones"
. . . Track l, 25 Cheerleader l, 2, 35 Senior
Glee 4: Mixed Chorus 4.
MAC KELLAR. WARREN . . . Friendly busy-
body . . . likes to carve . . . U of M to
complete his education . . . Property Com-
mittee Senior Play 4.
MATZAT. EVELYN . . . Modestly intelligent
. . . always efficient . . . piano and short-
hand fingers . . . Red Cross l, Vice-Presi-
dent 35 School Service 3, 45 C-r.U.C. 3.
MAURICE. IULIA . . . Sparkling eyes . . .
Y-Teens Z, 3, 45 F.H.A. 45 Home Room Secre-
tary 35 School Service 2, 3.
MAYO. BETTY . . . Gleaming expression . . .
Florida bound . . . Band l, 2, 3, 45 Aurora
Staff 45 Frollies l, 2.
MC NULTY, CHARLES . . . Bursting with vital-
ity , . . expects to own supermarket some
day . . . R.O.T.C. l, 2, 3, 45 School Service
MENTGEN. GERALDINE . . . Brown-eyed
brunette . . . chatterbox . . . Drill Corps 45
Y-Teens 45 School Service 3, 4.
MERCER. BETTY . . . Well-liked . , , looking
forward to office work . . . bookkeeping
MERETSKY. RICHARD . . . Capable . . .
architectural designing his hobby . . .
faithful class worker . . . Baseball 3, 45
Chairman Frollies 45 Senior Play 4.
MIKULA, THEODORE . . . Easy-going . . .
machine shop, modern problems rate first
. . . future plans: Aquinas College.
N- Education Lures Vets
Accornplishing their daily dozens
and blazing the trails of the future are
these mellow--fellows, the vets of World
War ll and the pride and joy of Union
High. Genial and well-liked are these
clean-cut patriotic classmates.
Waiting for the homeroom bell to ring are standing
tlcft to rightj: Wotaszek, MacGregor, Rexford, Voss.
Vander Meuhlen, Wbndolowski, Mikula, Wheeler:
seated: Smitter, Fuller, Royndors, Fletcher, Komar.
A MILLER, WIILIAM . . . "Big Bill" goes for
MODDERS. MARIAN . . . Shy. but sweet
musically minded . , . commercial a
pet dream . . . Senior Orchestra
Senior Band 4.
MOLLO, BETTY . . . "Blondie" . . . wa
Service 3, 4, Y-Teens 4, Senior Glee l,
MOREY. ALICE . . . Smiling brownette
quiet . . . cheerful . . . her goal: to
MORRISON. HAROLD . . . Great orator
. . . eyes toward pro baseball . . . Basket-
ball l, Baseball 2, 3, 4, Varsity Club 3, 4,
be a model . . . Student Council 4, School
stenographer . . , whiz at bookkeeping.
scientific mind . . . camera hawk on the
side . . . R.O.T.C. l, 2, 3, Athletic Ma
l, 2, Spanish Club 2, Senior Play 4.
4, Y-Teens 1, Z, 3, Student Council 1.
skates . . . abug for biology . . . Y
2, Girls' Glee l, School Service 3, 4.
line . . . from Tech. R.O,T.C, 1, 2,
Rifle Team 4, Bars and Chevrons 3, 4.
always helping friends . . . hates unf
NYBERG. WENDELL . . . Bashiul boy
MULLIAN, HASMIG . . . Subtle sense oi humor
. . . long dark hair . . . Orchestral,
NALBANDIAN, LOUISE . . . Silent and studious
. . . objective: nursing . . . Y-Teens l, 2,
3, 4, Senior Orchestra l, 2, 3, 4, Latin Club 3,
Vice President 4, Fl-l.A. 3, Treasurer 4.
NASSTROM. LAURA . . . Gliding along on
NEDERVELD, ROGER . . . Drawing is down his
NEPER. VIRGINIA . . . Diminutive, lawn-eyed
. . . plans include stenographic work and
Gil . . . Class Vice President l, G.U.C. l,
2, 3, Reflector 3, 4, School Service l, 2, 3,
NOWICKI, PETER . . . Carefree and jovial
. . . a future sailor , . . nicknamed "Pistol
Pete" . . . R.O.T.C. l, 2, Track 4.
NYBERG. LOIS . . . Good-natured . . smiling
ly people . . . Aurora 4, School Service 2, 3, 4.
l ' sports-minded . . . goal: super draftsrnan
t . . . Bowling Club, Vice President 4.
I OROS, THERESA . . . "Terry" . . . cute , . .
full of fun . . . always laughing . . . ac-
tive . . . future plans start with long vaca-
N 'G 2 tion,
Y OVERHOLT, THOMAS . . . Skyscraper. dark
with a cute smile . . . plans on Aquinas
College . . . "Mac" likes modern problems,
physics, and a certain little blonde.
htm . OWSINSKI. EDWARD . . . Dark. curly hair . . .
' mg. talented scenical artist . . . bound for art
'5f'i - 'it' school next term . . , Art Club 3.
They Begin the "Begin"
That crucial day of graduation is drawing danger-
ously nearer and will doubtlessly be causing these
executives of the Commencement Committee who
have charge of caps, gowns, announcements, tab-
leau and programs plenty oi gray hairs, chewed-off
fingernails, and blood shot eyes.
Thi-sc ambitious and faithful members of thc
Commencement Committee are: lstandinzl Reis-
man, Havclhorst., Coates, Saplis: fseatedl Yates,
liarnes, Snsnowski, and Haan.
PERGIEL. LUCILLE . . . Soft-spoken . . . easy-
going . . . college days ahead . . .
switchboard operator at the Bell Telephone
PETERSON. RAYMOND . . . "Ray"-diant eyes
. . . R.O.T.C. 1, 2, 3, 4, Orchestra l, Z, 3, 4,
Officers' Club 3, 4, Senior Counsellor 4.
PHELPS. ELSIE . . . Fun-loving "L.C." . . .
Student Council 2, G.U.C. 2, 3, 4, School Ser-
vice 4, Drill Corps 2, 4.
PHILLIPS. MARILYN . . . Energetically active
. . . strong school spirit . . . G.U.C.
2, 3, 4, Y-Teens Z, 3, 4, Library Club 2, 3,
President 4, Student Council l, 2, 4.
PIERCE. VIRGINIA . . . Sweetly sincere . . .
soft spoken . . .chic little blonde . . .
Aurora Staff 4.
PIERSON, ELAINE . . . Go-getter . . . short-
hand speed demon . . . ping-pong whiz
. . . G.U.C. 2, 3, 4, Library Club 3, Vice
President 4, Y-Teens 3, 4, School Service 2,
PLOCKI. ROBERT . . . Nicknamed "Red" . . .
Marine bound . . . hard worker . . . joy-
ful and well-liked . . . R.O.T.C. 2.
PLOCKI. VIRGINIA . . Twinkling smile . . .
vigorous bowler . . . enjoys football games
. . . Bowling 4.
POST, IACQUIE . . . Sympathetic and sweet
. . . Y-Teens 2, 3, 4, Aurora 4, School Service
2, 3, 4, Orchestra l, 4.
POST, IAMES . . . Sports spectator . . . eager
for engineering . . . abuild-up for l.C. . . .
Hi-Y 3, 4, Varisity Club 4, School Service 3, 4.
PROCTOR. BARBARA . . . Pixie-eyed . . .
competent . . . Senior Counsellor 4, G.U.C.
l, 2, 3, 4, Reflector 4, Horizon Club 3.
RAGINS. ABNER . . . Popular "Ab" . . . an
to-be. . . math fiend . . .Class Presi-
dent 4, Senior Counsellor President 4, Debate
Team 3, 4, Senior Play 4.
RAPER. NORMA . . . Sparkling black eyes
. . . services always available . . . Y-Teens
3, Tresaurer 4, Spanish Club 3, President 4.
REISMAN. OTTO . . .TalI. blonde debator
. . . ever-present briefcase . . . Debating
2, 3, 4, Reflector Managing Editor 4, Student
Council 3, 4, Senior Play 4.
RENKES. GARETH . . . Camera enthusiast . . .
photography his first love .... Reflector
and Aurora Photographer 4.
REYNDERS. WILLIAM . . . Popular . . . draw-
ing talents . . . Football 2, 3, 4, Basketball
2, 3, 4, Student Council 4, Track 2, 3.
Eat, Drink, Be Merry
Hungry seniors devour lunches while they excit-
edly discuss Commencement night and the'ir plans
after graduation. Frequently their conversation
turns back to their junior high days and they laugh
at the "big" little problems which they faced.
Busily eating and talking are Herz-man, Kurti,
Littell, Heyboer and Collins.
P' ' ' "'f"" "" T" W' RIDDERING, AUDREY . . . Live wire . .
They Lead the Way
Kicking off with a snappy election,
the senior class dashed on to further
victory with the Cider lug Iig, the
humorous play, "Go Ahead," the Sen-
ior Mixerg the unanimous selection of
the memorial to Commencement and
departure from the Alma Mater.
Gayly discussing senior problems are fleft to rightj
the class orlicors: president, Abner Raginsg vice-presi-
dent, Bob Trapp: Yvonne Wood, treasurer: Pat
Dressler, secretary: and their adviser, Mr. Voss.
writes cleverly . . . Reflector Staff 3, 4
Senior Play Costume Committee 4.
RIETDYK. CHRISTINE . . . Friendly "Chris'
. . . telephone operator . . .likes student-
supervised study . . . School Service 2, 3, 4
ROCCHI. FRANK . . . "Rocky" . . . likeable
chap. . . travel-minded . . . future plans
Army . . Movie Club 3.
ROGALSKE, HARRY . . . Enthusiastic talker . .
. . . Boys' Glee Club . . .Footballg R,O.T.C.
Occupational Training in Printing 4.
ROMINE, KATHLEEN . . . Smiling "Kay" . .
earnest worker . . . collects snapshots . .
Club Co-ed Representative 3, 4.
ROSE. HM . . . "Know-all" in physics . .
college daze ahead at I.C .... Hi-Y 3, 4
Prom Committee 3, Senior Play 4.
ROSLONIEC. EVELYN . . . Perk brunette . .
former "Tech" student . . . enjoys office
practice . . . Girls' Bowling 4.
ROSLONIEC. HENRY . . . Flashing brown eye:
. . . good natured "Rosco" . . . hates
bossy women . . . enjoys fishing, football
RUSS, DOROTHY . . . Azure-eyed "Dot" . .
hopes for a three-point landing at I.C. . .
G.U.C. 1, 25 School Service 3.
RUSSELL, LOIS . . . Appealing personality
. . . sports attract "Russ" . . G.U.C. 2, 3, 4
Drill Corps 1, 2, 3, 45 School Service 2, 3, 4.
RYSKAMP, DONALD . . . Carefree and laugh-
ing . . . butchering now and M.S.C. late:
. . . School Service 3, 45 Cheerleading 4
Prom Committee 3.
SAPLIS. IOSEPH . . . Genius in math anc
physics . . . inspired by mining engineer
ing . . . intrigued by hunting . . . Frollies
2, 3, 4, R.O.T.C. 2, 3, 4.
SCHMEISER. IOANNE . . . Deep. fascinating
dimples . . . collects pennies . . . Cath-
olic's loss, Union's gain . . . Larry is hei
SCHNEIDER. MARIORIE . . . Dependable as
an alarm clock . . . steady with Charlef
. . . Reflector News Editor 47 G.U.C. l, 2, 3
45 Student Council 1, 2, 47 Aurora Business
SCHRIVER, CAROLINE . . . Always smiling
. . . feminine . . . wishes to be happily
married . . . G.U.C. 3, 45 Memorial Commit-
tee 45 Bowling 4
SCHULTZ, IUNE . . . Cute . . . wants to have
fun and be happy . . . loves to sew . .
always seen with Phyllis . . . Library Club 3
SHIPPY, BETTY . . . Softly flashing lashes . . .
Drill Corps 45 School Service 45 Student
Council 25 Girls' Glee 4.
SHUSTHA, EDWARD . . . Popularity plus . . .
loves food and women . . . valuable ath'
lete . . . Football 1, 2, 3, 45 Basketball 25
Track 3, 45 Student Council 4.
SIENKEL, GERALDINE . . . Petite little typist
. . . School Service 35 Study Hall Chair-
man 45 Girls Glee l, 2.
SLUDER. PATRCIA . . . Always present "Dim-
ples" . . . forever busy . . . loves to sew
. . . Girls' Glee l, 2.
SMITH. ALBERT . . . Blonde "Al" . . . hailed
from Tech . . . loves bowling . . . Tennis
35 R.O.T.C. 3.
SMITH. BRUCE . . . Tall, with blonde wavy
hair . . . hopes to own his own business
. . . Hi-Y 3, 45 School Service 3, 4.
SMITTER. VAL . . . Carefree . . . dauntless
. . . goals: health, happiness, success . . .
Football l, 25 RO.T.C. 1, Z5 Senior Play 4.
SNELLINK, IEAN . . . Delightful sense of humor
. . . favorite subjects: shorthand and Don
. . . Senior Counsellor 45 Y-Teens 35 School
Service 2, 3, Chairman 4.
SNOAP, ELMER . . . Slzillful saw filer . . .
concert pianist . . . Secretary Home Room
245 15 President Home Room 245 4.
SOPKOWSKI, DOROTHY . . . "Chicken" . . .
always happy . . . Home Room Treasurer 45
Athletic Council 35 School Service 3, 4.
SOSNOWSKI. DELORES . . . Cutie ofthe class
. . . travelling bug . . . Army man on her
mind . , . Songleader 45 Senior Play 45
School Service 2, 35 Chairman 45 Frolliette 3.
SOWINSKI. IRENE . . . Smooth dancer . . .
G.U.C. 25 School Store Management 2, 3, 45
Senior Play Prop Committee 4.
SPETH, ANN . . . Energetically charming . . .
aim: to be a nurse . . . G.U.C. l, 2, 3, Presi'
dent 45 Y-Teens 3, Treasurer 45 School Ser-
vice 2, 3, 45 Aurora Circulation Manager 4.
SPOELSTRA. MARIAN . . . Brown hair . . .
blue eyes . . . very attractive . . . loves
roller skating and office work . . her man
is Bert . . . School Service 3, 4.
SPOELSTRA. MURIEL . . . Scooting around
. . . flashing blue eyes . . .precise and
accurate . . . pleasant smile . . . GU.C.
l, 2, 35 Reflector 3, 4.
STASKIEWICZ. FELICIA . . . Able actress . . .
Iunior Red Cross l, 2, 3, 45 Library Club 2, 35
G.U.C. 2, 35 School Service 3, 4.
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"Geniuses" Malce Song
Every spring senior class thoughts
turn to the composition of their Com-
mencement song. The few musically
and poetically inclined seniors try their
skill at composing a song that will set
forth their feeling of "Gracluatior1."
Assembled around the piano deciding, among other
things, what key to put the song in are tleft to
righty: Johnson, Hammer, Peterson, and Dunnette.
2 N 5 1
"Lest We Forget"
Provision of an artistic setting for the
Iwo lima war Memorial Carving was
finally selected as the project for this
year's senior class. The committee
made trips to the American Seating
Company and Herpolsheimers' Deco-
rating Department to get helpful sug-
Constructively debating upon the fit-sign and position
of memorial are lleft to ripzhtr the enthusiastic
Meretsky, Havelhorst, Raizins, Mr. Voss. Speth, Sta-
STEPANCHUK, HELEN . . . Gleaming smile
. . . full of fun and pep . . . abominates
snippy persons . . . Girls' Drill Corps 45
Library Club 2, 3, 45 School Service 4.
STOREBOOM. IOAN . . '. Glowing laughter
. . . self-sufficient . . , consistently pleas-
ant . , . Bowling Team 4,
STROBEIKO, CEILA . . . Loves roller skating
. . . likes good times . . .Cvirls' Bowling
Captain 45 Aurora 4.
SZCZEPANSKI, ROSEMARY . . . Gay . . .
bowling and dancing rank high . . . wants
to become secretary . , . friendly toward
all . . . Bowling 4.
THOMASMA. H. REIN . . . Cheerful disposi-
tion , . . hoof beats on the dusty road . . .
Oh! those women drivers . . . business
TOLSMA. IIM . . . Soothing manner . . .
brown shining eyes . . . ambition: forestry
. . . girl of his dreams: "Barb,"
TOMASIK. GERALD . . . Determined draftsman
. . . wavy hair . , . mighty hunter , . ,
Camera Club 4.
TRAPP. ROBERT . . . Light, camera. action
. . . Class Vice-President 45 Cheerleader
2, Captain 3, 45 School Service l, Z, 3, 45
Movie Club, President 3, 4.
TWEDDALE. SHIRLEY . . . Eye-catcher . . .
prefers "Shy" . . . artistic . . . to become
housewife . , School Service 35 Art Club 1.
UPTON, BARBARA . . . Alert . . . progressive
. . . capable leader . . . G.U.C, Z, 3, 45
School Service l, 2, 3, Chairman 45 Song-
leader 3, 45 Aurora Managing Editor 4.
VADEBONCOEUR. GERARD . . . "Verde" came
from Tech . . . future in electronics . . .
hobby is photography . . . college ahead.
VALKEMA. CHARLES . . . Hard worker . . .
Rifle marksman . . . Bars and Chevro-ns
Club 45 R,O.T.C. 2, 3, Lieutenant 4.
VAN DAM. ROGER . . . Magnetic . . . cheer-
ful . . , flashing smile . , . "Van" is im-
pressed by friendly Unionites . . Track 3, 4.
VANDER HYDE, KENNETH . . . Ambitious jew-
eler . . . football fanatic . . . Varsity
Club 3, 45 Football l, 2, 3, 45 Basketball Z5
VANDER MEUHLEN, WARREN . . . Thrives on
hunting and fishing . . . hopes to have
business career . . . plans to attend Iunior
VAN DYK. FRANCIS . . . Captivatingly tall
. . . fun-loving, but serious . . . musically
inclined . . . Red Cross 25 Student Council
15 Orchestra l, 2, 3, 4.
VAN NEUREN. BARBARA . . . Sports-minded A'
. . . missionarys life for "Puss" . . , Hope I
College for her . . . Y-Teens 3, 4, Reflector
4, Senior Play 4, School Service 3, 4,
VAN OOSTEN, MIRIAM . . . Happy cutie . . .
blonde boys her pride and joy . . . loves
dancing and bowling . . . Y-Teens 2, 3,
Red Cross 1, Art Club 3, Student Council 4.
VERSLUIS. PHILLIP . . . Quiet and fascinating
. . . hopes to attend college . . . favors
track and government . . , Spanish Club 2,
School Service 3, 4, Track 3, 4.
VER WYS. DENA . . . Striking red head . . .
charming smile . . . easy to look at.
VISSER, SHIRLEY . . . Business gal . . . loves
typing and office pracitce . , . favorite
pastime: roller skating.
VOSS, CLAIRE . . . Mammoth . , . curly-
headed . . . ROTC. l, Football 2, 3, Bas-
WADDELL. LYNNE . . . Vivacious blonde . . .
hobby: art . . . future plans, I.C. . , . and
retail advertising . . . Senior Play 4, Aurora
Staff 4, Y-Teens 2, 3, School Service 2, 3, 4.
WALCZAK, EDWARD . . . Talking constantly
. . always cracking jokes . . . owns
creamecolored convertible . . . wears brush
WEEBER. SHIRLEY . . . Petite . , . glistening
personality . . . school marm of the future
. . . Calvin College . . . Y-Teens 4, Latin
Club 3, Secretary 4, Senior Play Tickets 4,
WELBON, ALMA IEAN . . . Obliging and effi-
cient . . . Y-Teens 3, Treasurer l, School
Service 2, 3, El-l.A. 2, 3, 4. E
WENZEL, ROSEANNE . . . Smile for everyone
. . . shooting folks . . . nursing career 3
coming up . . . F.H.A., P.B.C.
WHALLEY. ELAINE . . . Angelic . . , GR.
Beauty College . . . Business Club Secre-
tary and Treasurer 4.
WHEELER. ELTON . . . "El" loves them all . . . l
Navy life over, back to education . .
Basketball l, Track l, 2.
WHITE, SALLY . . . Singing sweetheart . . . ,
wonderful personality . . . Y-Teens Secre-
tary 4, Bowling President and Captain 4,
Class Reunion Chairman 4.
WICHERT, DONNA . . . Sincere . . . cordial
, . . hearty . . . Senior Play 4, F.H.A. 2,
President 3, 4, Y-Teens 2, 3, 4, Reflector 4.
WIEST, DON . . . All-around athelete . . .
Football l, 2, 3, 4, Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4
Varsity Club 2, Treasurer 3, Class President 3.
' JPL. 2
Top Ten Honored
Standing high on the pathway to
knowledge are the ten top students of
the Class of '47, Nary a one has re-
ceived less than an These select
ten are active too, for among this group
are Senior Counsellors and debators.
Just naturally happy over their scholastic achieve-
ments are lleft to rightj : front row: Snellinkg second
row: Dressler, Upton, Coleman, third row: Matzat,
N Downing, Staskiuwicz: fourth row: Anderson, Hcem-
WILSON, IOY . . . Delicately tall . . . ad-
mired for long hair . . . G.U.C. 3, 45 Y-
Teens 4, Senior Play 4, Drill Corps 4.
WONDOLOWSKI, IOHN . . . Reserved and in-
telligent . . . likes math and English . . .
main ambition is engineering.
WOOD. YVONNE . . . Sweet little Bonnie . . .
quietly calm . . . game-ticket saleswoman
. . . Senior Counsellor 45 Class Treasurer 47
Y-Teens 3, President 4, G.U.C. l, 2, 3, 4.
WYMAN, MARILYN . . . Tall, vivacious blonde
. . . quiet . . . twinkling personality . . .
School Service 1, 2.
YATES, SALLY . . . Anticipates college and
- . , dotes on T.C. records . . . G.U.C. l, 2,
Y-Teens 25 School Service 1, 2, 3, Chairman 4.
ZEERYP, AUDREY . . . Sparkling . . . bub-
bling with activities . . . sociable . . .
witty personality . . . Senior Counsellor 4,
Y-Teens 45 G.U.C. 2, 3, 4, Student Council 4.
ZOPPA, ALVIN . . . Happiness hunter . . .
favorite subject: woodshop . . . working as
ZUKERMAN, DOROTHY . . . Cooking for lun
and future . . . platter chatter for spare time
. . , budding accountant.
ZYZKOWSKI. BERNARD . . . Nicknarned "Zisko"
. . . headed tor U of M . . . great sense of
hunger . . . Spanish Club 2, Student Coun-
Seniors Without Pictures
AMBROSE. DICK . . . Unlittingly nicknamed "Fats" PORREY, IOE . . . Future Pharmacist . . . Iunior Col-
. . . loads of fun for laughs . . . ex-Navy man. lege and Ferris lnstitute next stops . . . wander lust.
BAER, TED . . . Smash-hit smile . . . going into the PULASKI, EDWARD . . . physics fiend , , , electrical
ministry . . . oi unquestionable character. engineering-that's for him . . . Football 3, 4.
BATTENBURG. BEN . . . Sports-minded . . Ihobbyi RADIMAK, HILDA . . . Baseball advocate . . . Latin
sleeping . . . Football l, 2, 3, 4, Track 1, 4, Varsity 3, 4. and "Terry" favorite subjects.
BIELECKI. MARION . . . On the beam . , . radio man REKUCKI. IOE . . . "Ticket, please" at Kent Theater
ambition . . . to enlist in Army upon graduatlori. . . will miss students . . . Football 35 R.O.T.C. 2.
BUNN. DANNY . . . Peppy printer . . . will study pro- RESNER, IOE . . . Pepy . . . frolicsome . . . tuture
tessional printing under G.l. Bill. business manager.
DOXEY, ROBERT . . . Bashful , . . good-looking . . REXFORD, THOMAS . . . Blonde hair . . . enjoys
Baseball l, 2, 3, 4, Varsity Club 2, 3,44. stamp collecting and chemistry,
FALKELL. FRED . . . Laquacious red-head . . . enjoys RYSDYK. ARTHUR . . . Restless, quiet type . . . drafts-
spinning yarns ot his Navy experiences. man dreams . . . enjoys swimming and diving.
FIEDOROWICZ. ROBERT - - - GGY gfeefing for all . . SOLTYSIAK. EUGENE . . . Dark and carefree . . . a
ROTC. to U.S.A .... khaki in one year. model builder . . . specializes in machines.
FOX. RUSSELL . . . Likes hunting. fishing' cmd dfClWiT19 ST. PIERRE, LEON . . . Debonaire . . . future plans:
. . . Varsity 3, Basketball 3. successful marriage and home . . . Football 3, 4.
HOWELL, HARRY . . . From Fairview in soph year . . . SZOTKO, EDWIN . I I pqscinuted by machinery I .
mid-term vet. known to friends as "Shot Gun."
IOHNSON, EDWARD . . . Blonde. tall "Ed" . . . be-Sf WASKO. STANLEY . . . "Saki" plans to become ma-
work in sheet metal shop. chinist , . . hobby: model airplanes,
KALENDA, NORMAN .. . . Very intellectual' . . . chem- WELLS. BONNIE . . . Flashing personality . . . spark-
gs,1gr:yni2LsCg3ilZ.3. . R.O.T.C. 1: Athleiw COUHC11 2: ling eyes . . . wittily pleasant . . . hopeful knitter.
' ' wrss. LAR . . . - '
xoPnowsK1,c1-tssrm . . . mu of fun . . . athlete mQfhi,,eAgfdEe1eCtr1c Shop riifgfddrzriiin' best Gum'
. . . ex-"Gob" . . . likes golf. ' A ' ' g '
1 . I S d ..Ed. ,. 1 h A U 1 WOTASZEK, IOHN.. . . Twinkling eyes . . . red hair,
LEAlSE1Jri.1Dhi!vpk.Ie.g:rIili einployeifzon lson nc e freckles, and lriends . . . loves to tinker with cars.
LUEDERS,ARLANE . . . Mid-term graduate , , , dreams WYSOCIQI, CI-TESTER . . . Eager machinist . . . every-
of becoming professional Skater. things going his way . . . model airplane builder.
NARDIN. ROBERT . . . Olive complexion - - - dflrk- ZOKOE. LEONARD . . . Bursting with vitality . .
haired . . . manly . . . an extremely talented artist. hearty voice . . . a babbling brook,
Do You Remember
those first September days when we went around
in a wonderful haze of program signing and enroll-
ment . . . the kicking shut of lockers . . . the
thrill of the first football game . . . the way we
enjoyed our bigger and better Reflector . . . how
fervently We worked to entertain ourselves as we
grieved the loss of the old homestead, the Club
Co-ed. . . the excursion to Detroit when the bus
driver almost lost his way and Don Coates and Marv
Heemstra serenaded us while Betty Shippy almost
froze . . . ah yes! physics class and those experi-
ments we all tried to perform, especially when Dick
"Fireman" Anderson's demonstration of a fire ex-
tinguisher back-fired and the school almost burned
down . . . how proud we felt when Pat Dressler
won the state D.A.R. Award?
the 1947 "Frollies" with its unusual style show and
beautiful "Powers" models . . . the gleaming new
white sweaters worn so proudly by the cheer lead-
ers, "thanks" to the Varsity Club . . . the fun of
exchanging senior photos with our class-mates . . .
the way the hydrogen experiment Bob Trapp was
making exploded in chemistry class While Bob stood
calmly by tearing his hair out . . . those term
papers in pre-college English which Miss Persch-
bacher "requested" us to compose . . . choosing
Do you recall how the returns of our
mock election crowned Pat Dressler most
popular girl and Ed Shustha C55 our best-
liked and best-looking boy . . . gave
Otto Beisman C25 the titles of class Wit and
class politician . . . named Val Smitter
and lvah Gollar the best-dressed boy and
girl and Dee Sosnowski C75 the prettiest
girl . . . honored Dick Anderson C35 and
Pat Dressler for their prowess in scholar-
ship . . . designated Ruth Apkarian
and Bette Boryce C45 and Fred Collins and
lean Littell C85 class pals . . . pegged
Virginia Baranowski and the suave Val
Virginia class flirts . . . janet Hammer
C65 class chatterbox . . . Marjory Schnei-
der and Charles Cicelski class insepar-
our class motto, "Knowledge is a treasure but prac-
tice is the key to it?"
the way the vets "loitered" in the halls during home-
room period . . . Louise Nalbandian standing on a
chair in order to reach Otto Beisman's head to meas-
ure him for his graduation cap . . . how Ruth Ap-
karian, beaming and starry-eyed, floated into jour-
nalism class after Principal Everest informed her she
was winner of the Dillingham Cup . . . and Abner
Ragins' blushing face when the same honor was an-
nounced for him in a Student Council meeting . . .
how that thrill of pride played on our spines when
we saw the completed memorial for the first time
. . . the gay time we all had at the Senior Sere-
how those senior meetings kept us out of our first-
hour classes . . . the swishing of formals at the
junior-Senior Prom . . . how jubilant We were
when we learned we could have an excursion to
Detroit for our Skip Day . . . the luscious dinner
and entertaining speakers so enjoyed at the Honor
Banquet . . . how at long last, turning limp at the
sound of our names, we glided across the stage to
receive that cherished diploma?
On-the-Job Training Creates Future Experts
Absent from school in the afternoon-yet they
receive five hours credit toward graduation. These
students earn their points by on-the-job Work. This
year the occupational training program has reached
its peak with 68 Unionites under the supervision of
Mrs. Marble with the help of Miss West and of Mr.
Wood as the all-city supervisor. On-the-job-training
was originally promoted by the retail committee of
the Association of Commerce under the co-operation
of the State Board of Health Control for Vocational
Education and the Board of Education.
X' EVELYN BYRNE and BLANCHE CLIFFORD, Union
seniors, work gayly side by side at Herpolsheimer's.
These two are taking profitable part in the city's
learn-to-work-training program. Here they are mark-
ing tags which will go on merchandise.
"RED" FLETCHER wants to own a grocery store,
and is gaining practical experience by working for
the A :S P Company. Details he learns now will be
put into use at his future business.
DOROTHY FORD, blue-eyed senior, spends her
afternoons and Saturdays at filing, typing, Nan'
stuff" in the office of the maintenance department at
Wurzburg's. She hopes to continue after gradua-
HARRY ROGALSKE, apprentice pressman, has
been working at the Dependable Printing Company
a whole year. He likes it, and wants to make print-
ing his life ambition with a shop of his own.
"Femininity plus" describes captivating LUCILLE
DE ROOS, Worker in the lingerie department at
Wurzburg's. Assisting in the credit office as a care-
ful cashier and modeling in style shows are merely
part of her day's work.
"Meat, meat, meat," reply the customers when
CHARLES MCNULTY of the Stanton Store asks them
if they may be helped. A super market may some-
day be under this manager who learned to carve
meat for high school credit.
The Grand Rapids Leather Furniture Company is
fortunate to have a Workman like HM POST. As o
cushion maker, he is one of the links in the produc-
tion of a leather chair.
The helpful experience gained by ANNABELLE
HOOGERHYDE in accounting and bookkeeping at
Darling Truck Lines will start her on that winding
road to success, 'if she keeps up her excellent work.
Enlarging photographs is one of the jobs GARETH
RENKES performs at West-Dempster's. I-le has
proved his ability in taking pictures as the Aurora
photographer. Late into the night Gary spends his
time developing and enlarging prints.
ELMER SNOAP spends his afternoons at his fath-
er's saw-filing establishment. He has apprenticed
with his father for four years and hopes to continue
lust a "little kitten on the keys" is KAY ROMINE
who works at Old Kent Bank as part of her occupa-
tional-training program. In addition to typing, Kay
posts the service records.
ADDRESS MAKER .
Zip, zip is the noise that the addressograph makes
at the Baxter Laundry where EUGENE GOBER is
busy making addresses on thin metal plates for
stamping bills and laundry. Eugene also makes out
bills and does stock work.
"Right this way," directs RONALD GLASS as he
sells clothing at Iurgens and Holtvluwer. He now
works half-days with the prospect of being em-
ployed full-time after graduation.
"Brady, Ronald, 7-6365 . .
Dalman, Evelyn, 7-8325 . . . 916 Myrtle, N.W.
-g: . Y.,
nv 3 1 1
Ackerman, Arlene, 9-8327 . .
Albrecht, Eileen, 7-9934 .
Aleszka, Iohn ....
Ambrose, Dick ,...
Anderson, Iune, 30F2 . .
Anderson, Richard, 8-2372
Andree, Angelyn, 7-7203 .
Apkarian, Ruth, 9-7037 .
Ardrey, Arlene, 7-0648 .
Aspgren, Kenneth . .
Baer, Ted, 8-9208 . . .
Bailey, Patricia, GL-4-3688
Bakker, Saralyn, 6-9047 .
Baranowski, Virginia, 8-9052
Barnes, Kathleen, 6-8319
Batenberg, Ben ....
Baxter, Kenneth, 8-5410 .
Bergsma, Ruth, 67-3246 .
Berry, lack, 6-9833 . . .
Bielecki, Marion, 9-8675 .
Blok, O. Iay, 8-1845 . . .
Bodle, Iris, 9-5450 . . .
Boehm, Howard, GL-4-2401
Borek, Adam, 9-5208 . .
Bosley, Dolores, 7-9597 .
Boryce, Bette .....
Bour, Charles, 7-4616 , .
Bouwkamp, Donna, 8-6164
Bricker, 'Ierry .....
.1B!ookens, Norris, 9-3177 .
Brown, Donna .....
Brown. Lorraine . . .
Bunn, Dan, 8-2827 . . .
Burkholder, Lloyd, 8-8475 .
Biiialski, Don, 8-0022 .
Byrne, Evelyn . . .
Cahill, Gloria, 8-0050 . .
Cebelak, Donna, 9-8450 .
Chicky, Charmaine, 8-2339
Christopoulos, Frances - .
Cicelski, Charles, 6-5742 .
Clark, Maribel, 7-2377 .
Clifford, Blanche . T . .
Clifford, Geraldine, 8-6173
Coates, Don, 7-4396 ....
Coleman, Geraldine, 8-4126
Collins, Fred, 6-1844 . .
Crall, Ellen, 7-7865 .
Crane, Peggy, 5-1773 .
Cummings, Phyllis . .
Damson, Marie, 6-6155 .
Davis, Marian, 67-1333 .
De Boer, Bob, 9-2687 .
Derks, Dorothy, 7-5050 .
De Roos, Lucille, 7-5283 .
De War, Edward . . .
. 1043 Second, N.W.
. . 1419 Fremont Ave.
. . 807 Douglas, N.W.
. . . 924 Park, N.W,
. Michigan, RR No. 1
. 942 California, N.W.
. . 827 Arianna, N.W.
. 857 Tenth, N.W.
. 1540 Walker, N.W.
. 1026 Turner, N.W.
. . 131 Lexington, S.W.
. 1124 Widdicomb, N.W.
. . . . 1331 Turner
. . 856 Michigan, N.W.
. . 627 Lane, N.W.
. . . . 1213 Euclid
. 611 Pettibone, N.W.
. . 709 Kinney Ave.
. . 309 Myrtle, N.W.
. . . . . 619 Pettibone
. 1226 Lake Michigan Dr.
. . . 827 Bridge,
. 1400 Turner,
. . . 820 Iennette
. 1215 Quarry Ave.
. . , 1318 Sibley, N.W.
. . . 1322 Covell Road
363 Ball Park Blvd., N.W.
. . . 2365 Bristol, N.W.
, 42 National, N.W.
. . . . . 431ndiana
. Butterworth Rd.,
. . 1168 Fourth,
. 115 Indiana, S.W.
. . 229 Richards, N.W.
. . . 846 Fifth, N.W.
. 309 Straight, S.W.
. . . 106 Valley, S.W.
. 714 Blymeir Ct., N.W.
. 720 Seventh St., N.W.
. 2447 Berwick Rd., S.E.
Dewey, Virginia, 6-1289 .
Dole, Norman, 887173 . .
Downing, Arlene, 6-5286 .
Doxey, Robert ....
Dressler, Patricia, 7-2351 .
Drew, Leslie, 7-7129 . .
Dunnette, Elizabeth .
Dyer, Margaret, 9-7947 .
Edsinga, Lois, 7-7474 .
Falkell, Fred, 9-0391 . . .
Fernamburg, Lois, 7-9580 .
Fiedorowicz, Robert . .
Fik, Beverly, 6-7911 . . .
Finedore, Eleanor, 8-5270 .
Fletcher, Howard, 8-6122 . .
Flora, Shirley, 116-793F5 . .
Ford, Dorothy, 7-6281 .
Fox, Russell, 6-9940 .
Frey, Carol, 9-2454 .
Ganzevoort, Dale, 67-1291 .
Gardiner, Peggy, 8-6595 .
Gessner, Paul, GL-4-4856 . .
Gillette, Ioyce, 6-4185 .
Glass, Ronald, 7-5321 . .
Glowacki, Walter, 7-9907 . -
Gober, Eugene, GL-4-4225 .
Goeman, Donald, 7-0796 .
Goller, Iva, 8-0185 .....
Golubski, Marie, 9-0545 . .
Greiner, Iune, Marne, 116-799F4
Griep, Pauline ......
Gryczanowski, Theresa .
Haadsma, David, 8-4585 .
Haan, Norma lean, 7-8248 .
Haberman, Marian, 7-6262 .
Hailfinger, Anna, 7-6413 .
Hammer, Ianet .....
. 63 Scribnei
. 215 Cummings
. . . . 556 Valley
, 418 Scribner, N.W.
. . 1220 Oakleigh Rd.
. 1050 Woodrow, N.W.
. . 4391 Fruit Ridge Rd.
. . 156 National Ave., N.W.
. 926 Courtney St., N.W.
. . . 142 Garfield, N.W.
. . 1310 McReynoldS, N.W.
. 501 Lexington, S.W.
. 1556 Sibley, N.W.
. . . 915 Muskegon, N.W.
. . . . 643 Scribner, N.W.
3064 Knapp Rd., R.R. No. 4
. . . . 908 Harding, N.W.
. . 1540 Turner, N.W.
. . 1316 Park, S.W.
, 633 Sixth, N.W.
. 1006 W. Leonard, N.W.
. . . . . O'Brien Rd.
. 1031 Lincoln, N.W.
. 907 Arianna, N.W.
. . 931 Crosby, N.W.
. 955 Richmond, N.W.
. . 540 Milwaukee, N.W.
. 1717 Richmond, N.W.
. 811 Garfield, N.W.
. . . . . 1125 McReyno1ds
. . . 3270 Fruit Ridge Rd.
. 1045 Iennette, N.W.
. . 49 Deloney, S.W.
. . 1465 Fourth, N.W.
. . 1553 Garfield, N.W.
. . 935 Richmond, N.W.
. . 1069 Patton, N.W.
. 723 Emperor, S.W.
. . . 611 Sibley, N.W.
. . . 1850 Gratiot, NW.
.' 802V2 Butterworth, S.W.
. . . . . . 200 Fourth
. . . . Crosby, N.W.
. . . . 908 Valley
. . . 821 Watson, S.W.
. . 977 Collinda1e,N.W.
. . . 204 W. Burton
. 1315 Leonard, N.W.
. . 1101 Watson, N.W.
. Butterworth Rd.
. . 915 Nagold St.
. 1061 Edison, N.W.
. 1056 Woodrow, N.W.
. 126 National, S.W.
Hancock, Howard, 9-8852
Havelhorst, Harry, 8-5138
Havinga,..l,,cQ 7-0489 .
Heald, Richard . . .
Heemstra, Marvin, 7-6834
Hendges, Donald, 6-5214
Herrman, Mary Ann .
Herrman, Ruth, 9-4888
Heyboer, Georgia . .
Heyboer, Wilma, 9-0539
Hodyna, Dorothy . . .
. . 552 Turner, N.W.
1624 Elizabeth, N.W.
. 12l7V2 Third, N.W.
. . 1050 Patton, N.W.
. 358 Hogodone S.W.
1257 Muskegon, N.W.
. . 318 Indiana, S.W.
. . 111 Gold S.W.
. . . 1159 Sixth
. . , , , R.R. No. 5
. . 853 Tenth, N.W.
315 Krokow Pl., S.W.
Hoek, Lois ......
Holland, Georgia, 2-3009 . .
Homrich, Roberta, GL-4-4558 .
I-Ioogerhyde, Annabelle, 7-6280
Howell Harold, 7-0619 . . .
Hubbell, Robert, 7-5497 . .
. . , , 1655 Alpine
. . 448 Fifth N.W.
. . 261 Olive, S.W.
. . . . 1550 Covell Rd.
. 840 Harding, N.W.
. 1150' Covell N.W.
Huffman, Donald, 9-5661 . . . . 11 Fuller. N-W-
Jelsmq, Gordon, 7-8834 . . . . 1606 Alpine, N-W-
lohnson, Donald .... . 1235 DCIViS, N-W-
Iohnson, Edward, GL-4-3071 .... 903 Turner, N.W.
Iohnson, Robert, 7-3486 . . . . 2525 Leonard, N.W.
lohnson, Ruth, 9-1669 . 418 Lake Michigan Dr., N.W.
Kalenda, Norman, 8-5734 . . 110 Val1eY. N-W-
Kats, Bernard, 7-0397 . . . . 1343 Val1eYf N-W-
Kaufman, Lee .... . 40 National, S.W.
Kiel, Phyllis ...... . , 1130 Alpine, N,W.
Knotternerus, Iean, 7-5888 . . . 910 Pennell, N.W.
Koets, Dolores .... . 931 McReynolds, N.W.
Komar, Arnold, 7-6255 . . . 1446 Emerson,
Koprowski, Chester, 67-1023 . . 820 Second, N.W.
Kozal, Chester, 9-0984 . . . . 1121 Muskegon, N.W.
Kragt, Gerald, 8-1618 . . . 345 Stocking, N.W.
Krause, Warren . . . . 704 W. Leonard, N.W.
Krauss, Gerald, 8-5979 . . . 1159 First, N.W.
Kunecki, Elaine . . . . . . 500 Turner, N.W.
Kupris, Robert, 7-8252 . . . . 1434 Muskegon, N.W.
Kurkjian, Ruth, 9-7924 ..... . . 341 Tenth, N.W.
Kurlenda, Stephany, GL-4-1966 . . . . 127 Gold, N.W.
Kurti, ,Mildred ....... . . 1816 Fourth, N.W.
Lahr, Mark ....... , , , 650 Veto, N.W.
Lamper, Alexandra, 7-5601 . . . 1144 Covell Rd.
Lange, Ioan ......... 931 McReynolds, N.W.
Lastoczy, Doris, 7-8110 ....... 1523 Powers, N.W.
Lauer, Marilyn, Marne 116-790Fl3 ...... R.R. No. 1
Lazoski, Dorothy, 9-6348 . . . . 318 Hogodone Pl. S.W.
Leopold, William, 9-0681 . .... 1054 Turner, N.W.
Littell, lean, 8-2625 . . . 16 Iohn Ball Park Dr., N.W.
Lockhart, Ann, 7-4758 . .... 1451 Bristol, N.W.
Lozicki, Edward, 6-8818 . . . 842 Davis, N.W.
xLueders, Arlane . . . . 19 Indiana, S.W.
Lulka, Nancy, 9-7349 . . 932 Valley, N.W.
Mac Gregor, Don, 8-7008 . . . 529 Broadway, N.W.
Mac Kellar, Warren . . . . . . 246 Gold, N.W.
Matzat, Evelyn, GL-4-2536 . . . 854 Douglas, N.W.
Maurice, Iulia, 7-1794 . . . 1529 Hamilton, N.W.
Mayo, Betty, GL-2-1754 . . . . 129 Stafford, S.W.
McNulty, Charles, GL-2-3116 . .... 514 A, S.W.
Mentgen, Geraldine, 8-4857 . 1018 Watson, S.W.
Mercer, Betty, GL-4-1312 . .
Meretsky, Richard, 8-4923 .
Mikula, Theodore ....
Miller, William, 6-9344 .
Modders, Marian . . .
Mollo, Betty, GL-4-5613 .
Morey, Alice .....
Morrison, Harold, GL-4-4497
Mullian, Hasmig ....
Nalbandian, Louise, 6-5710
Nardin, Robert, 892-F15 . .
Nasstrom, Laura, 9-0849 .
Nedervelt, Roger, 7-7056
Neper, Virginia, 6-6477 .
Nowicki, Peter, 6-9158 .
Nyberg, Lois, 7-5429 . .
Nyberg, Wendell, 6-5617 .
. . . 337 Eleventh
. . 723 Ottawa, N.W.
. 2017 Voorheis, N.W.
. . 655 Second, N.W.
. 441 W. Leonard, N.W.
. . . 418 Eastern, S.E.
. 127 National, S.W.
. . 824 Lyon, N.E.
. 661 Scribner,
. . 953 Bridge,
. . 5854 Verta Dr., N.E.
. 529 Garfield,
. . 1230 Myrtle,
. . 427 Rosell
. . 839 Watson,
. . 1417 Garfield,
. . . . 620 Scribner
Oros, Theresa ......
Overholt, Thomas, 9-0270 .
Owsinski, Edward, 9-4730 .
Pergiel, Lucille, 8-3745 . .
Peterson, Raymond, 6-8189 .
Phelps, Elsie, 9-2391 . . .
Phillips, Marilyn, 8-8992 .
Pierce, Virginia, GL-2-2521 .
Pierson, Elaine, 7-8552 . . .
Plocki, Robert, 9-8919 .....
Plocki, Virginia, 9-8919 . 'f
Porrey, Ioe, 9-0037 ....
Post, Iacquie, 7-5030 .
Post, Iames, 9-4954 . . .
Proctor, Barbara, 6-5790 . .
Pulaski, Edward, GL-2-1305 .
Radimak, Hilda, 6-1251 .
Ragins, Abner, 9-8770 .
Raper, Norma, 8-0997 .
Reisman, Otto ....
Rekucki, Ioe, 6-8315 . . .
Renkes, Gareth, GL-2-2707 .
Resner, Ioe ......
Rexford, Thomas ....
Reynders, William, 3-5501
Riddering, Audrey, 7-2049 .
Rietdyk, Christine, 8-2558 .
Roccki, Frank ....
Rogalski, Harry, 7-8490 . .
Romine, Kathleen, 6-9448 .
Rose, lim, 8-0048
Rosleniec, Evelyin, GL-4-4962
Rosloniec, Henry, GL-4-4962
Russ, Dorothy, 7-5889 . .
Russell, Lois, 7-8017 . .
Rysdyk, Arthur ....
Ryskamp, Don, 7-2015 .
Saplis, Joseph, 7-0791 . .
Schmeiser, Ioanne, 9-2750 .
Schneider, Marjorie, 8-7459
Schriver, Caroline, 6-1002 .
Schulz, lune, 7-9038 . . .
Shippy, Betty, GL-4-2218 .
Shustha, Edward, 67-2861 .
Sienkel, Geraldine, 8-9944 .
Sluder, Patricia, 7-7607 .
Smith, Albert, 116-710F3 .
Smith, Bruce, 8-2554 . .
Smitter, Val, 5-4366 . .
Snellink, Iean, 8-7726 . .
Snoap, Elmer, 6-5945 . . .
Soltysiak, Eugene, 8-9939 .
Sopkowski, Dorothy, 8-0714 .
Sosnowski, Delores, 8-4482 .
Sowinski, Irene .....
Speth, Ann, 8-2510 ....
Spoelstra, Marian, 7-8578 .
Spoelstra, Muriel, 7-8578 .
Staskiewicz, Felicia, 9-5412 . .
Stepanchuck, Helen . . .
Storteboom, Ioan . .
. 1700 Iennette, N.W.
. . 904 Hovey, S.W.
. . 202 Straight, N.W.
. YQ 1035 Butterworth
. . 1109 Fremont, N.W.
. 1046 Broadway, N.W.
. . 235 Straight, N.W.
. 140-43rd St., S.W.
. 1403 Escott, N.W.
. 834 Fourth, N.W.
. 834 Fourth, N.W.
. 144 Valley, N.W.
. 1329 Davis, N.W.
. 1406 Fourth, N.W.
. 856 Dayton, N.W.
. 532 Shamrock, S.W.
. 950 Front, N.W.
. . 937 Ionia, N.W.
. . 1534 North, N.E.
. 1131 Tamarack, N.W.
. . 420 Lexington, N4W.
. . . 904 Otillia, S.E.
, , 657 Front, N.W.
. 626 Scribner, N.W.
. 23 Dickinson, S.W.
. . 1948 Haines, N.W.
. . 1140 Powers, N.W.
. 959 Dayton, S.W.
. . . 826 Courtney
. . . . 112 Gold,
. 1007 Chatham, N.W.
. . 1022 Pulaski, S.W.
. . 1022 Pulaski, S.W.
. . 53 Crosby, N.W.
. . 1437 Turner, N.W.
. . 1256 Alpine, N.W.
. 2740 W. Leonard
. . . . 728 Myrtle St.
543 Turner Ave., N.W.
. . . . 817 Hovey,S.W.
. 409 second sf., N.Vlf
1563 Hamilton Ave., N.W.
. . . . 609 N. Lafayette
. 835 Bridge St., N.W.
. . . 1118 Cora, NW.
. 939 Eleanor St., N.E.
.419 Garfield, N
232 5 Ave.
. 426 'rhom t' 'sf., S.E.
617 Lincoln Ave., N.W.
109 Cummings Ave., N.W.
. 111 Atlantic St., N.W.
1053 McReynolds Ave.
. . 416 Lane Ave., N.W.
. 915 Davis Ave., N.W.
. . . . 1501 Cole, N.E.
1323 Crosby St., N.W.
. . 1323 Crosby St., N.W.
1105 Muskegon Ave., N.W.
. . 416 Third St., N.W.
. . 1435 Pine Ave.
. - f
erre, Leon ...... . , 147 Mt. Yemen, N.W
Rein H 9 0017
Gerald 91875 .
Shirley, 6-6239 .
ten Marian! 7-4455 . . . 2230 Kenney Ave.
Phillip 67 3234 RR No 5 Lake Michigan Dr
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. - .1 V --in Q Cie : Iii 5 -,gf " 4 ,. T il - . 7- V1
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Celia, 6-5715 . . . . . 1010 Hoiey St., S.W.
Rosemary, 6-1902 . . 738 Alpina Ave., N.W.
Edwin, 6-1918 . . . . . 658 Lincoln Ave., N.W.
r, ., - . . . 516 Livingston, N.E.
Iames, 7-9958 . . . . 941 Richmond St.
, - . . . 1657 Fourth St.
Robert, 8-8623 . . . . . . 350 Glenhaven Ave.
. . 433 Lincoln Ave., N.W.
Barbara, 8-6169 . '. 824 Garfield Ave., N.W.
Gerard, 6-8006 .... 810 Colt Ave., N.W.
Charles, 8-3176 ...... 852 Tenth St., N.W.
Roger, 8-9363 . . . . 1141 Alpine Ave, N.W.
Hyde, Kenneth, 7-3632 . . . 1051 Myrtle St., N.W.
Dyk, Francis, 9-5809 .... 1035 Hamilton Ave., N.W.
Meuhlen, W 773 . . . 5 Haines, N.W.
Neuren, Barbara, .... ick Ave., N.W.
Ooe , , , N.W.
Wu,-Dem' 9-2134 .' .l . .. '. ass B1gvemh,N.w:
Shirley . . . ..... , Gao Iones St.
Claire, 6-1863 . . . 347 Madison Ave., S.E.
Waddell. Lynne, 7-0378
walmk, Edward, 6-6408 ' .' ' .' ., . .71141 1
Wasko, Stanley, 8-9131 .... 1. 1019 Second St. '
Weeber, Shirley, 7-7114 .... 1 . . 1237 Crosby
Welbon, Alma lean, 116-8041912 . 178 Cummings Ave.,
Wells, Bonnie, 7-8310 ..... ' . . . 1410 'Escott
Wenzel, Rosanne, 604-62FZ ......... RR No.
Whalley, Elaine, 8-3036
Wheeler, Elton ....
White, Sally, GL-4-1594
Wichert, Donna, 5-7907
Wiest, Don .....
Wilson, Icy, 7-5811 . .
Wise, Clarance, 6-7997
Wojtaszek, Iohn . . .
Wondo1owski,Iohn . .
Wood, Yvonne, 8-0506 .
Wyman, Marilyn, 7-6152
Wysocki, Chester . . .
Yates, Sally, 7-9396 .
Zeeryp, Audrey ....
Zokoe, Leonard, 67-3296
Zoppa, Alvin .....
Zukerrnan, Dorothy, 6-8691
Zyskowski, Bemard, GL-4-4517 l.
. l . ,1122 Pine Ave., NLW5
1510 Houseman Ave., N.W.-
.L .... aaa' Michiqari
'. . 1218 First St.. N.Wf
. . . , , 671 Fremont
. 1147 Crosby St., N.W.
. . . 916 Fulton, S.W.-
. . 1154 Park St.,
. 616 Ottawa Ave., NME
. . . 1006 Bridqqf NIWA
. 1419 Valley Ave.
. . 1105 Dayton Stl, S.W.
.N 1326 Quarry Ave., N.W-
1005 Scribner Ave.,.N.Wg
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. 1590 Bristol Ave.. NJWQ
. 550 Logan sf.,
. 615 Davis sf., N.W4j
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