Vandalia Community High School - Vandalois Yearbook (Vandalia, IL)

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K VV 03' -. -PW, , w,g-"H ,,,A ' , . 1 13 if js , r w of , .I 'Q H K' rw , ,SY ? ,N , 5 5 LC MQW gn'..,,,,, , M ,MW , , ,vw ,, , ,, ,xi wiym.. .1-4 ., MM, " , W... ,M W! NN mm l ' ABNF Q-qv .,.. ,gh ,E ., rf, In If ,, . , I t 'WAR 2 S K f- X with fxvl V , Y X 1 3, Y, g A I LA I nut g ,V fi ga g 4 ,. yew -J? ,, Q , A4 -A, 3 ' mr4"i2-J ',f,.fwNf9?' v w,. L-+ -W' , I E ed There are highlights and shadows . . . triumphs and failures . . . tragedies and farces . . . friends and foes of school life all pictured quite clearly on our minds today. But with the passing of time our memories become hazy . . . dim. Therefore We hope that when you read this annual in later years, you will long for the old days, a chance to renew old acquaintances, and the opportunity to follow the set patterns of school life once again. Only if this Vandalois can serve you as a memory book in years to come shall we, the staff, feel that our purpose has been achieved. edlicdlian ln gratetul appreciation of your four years, We say thanks to you, Mr. Blythe. Thank you for being present when We needed you . . for understanding us in our phases of school lite-the sports We loved, the tun We had, the thrills We exper- ienced . . for having patience and understanding with our class. To you, Mr. Blythe, the Senior Class of l948 dedicates this Vandctlois and in so doing say-"We will never forget." Zmteala dmdniatfmldaa Board of Education: Principal: Faculty. Student Council: Librarians: Van- dalois: Vandalite: Thespians: Plays: Music: Homecoming: Fu- ture Homemakers of America: Future Farmers of America: Science Club. f4z4eezzw Lettermen and Coaches: Second Squad: Varsity: Track: Baseball: Cross Country: National Athletic Scholastic Society: Girls' Athletic Association. ,fkademicc Underclassmen: Iuniors: Seniors: Honor Students: D.A.R. Award: Who's Who: National Honor So- ciety: Features. Zaawl Of Salacatdm Sincerely interested in young people and our community, each member of our School Board gives much of his time toward the growth and improve- ment of our school. Collectively they have provided every student with an opportunity for securing basic training in the knowledge and skills and for acquiring attitudes of co-operation and brotherhood so necessary in the world of today. L The School Board meets once a month with Mr. Blythe, our principal, to discuss the current problems of our educational system. Besides solving im- mediate problems, the school board hires teachers, makes and regulates a school budget, and has made plans for a new high school. Our school is what it is today as a result of the work and co-operation of these men. I BOARD MEMBERS Dr. Mark Greer Don T. McKellar President Secretary C. D. Washburn Iames B. Metzger Rollie Cunningham Member Member Member Washburn, Metzger, Greer, McKellar, Cunningham K 6 b G V Blythe Um ?mcfg1m Within the covers of the Vandalois unfolds the story of school life at VCHS during the year 1947-48. We hope this record will always serve as a treasury of memories of the joys and friendships which have come your Way. May it inspire you to climb still higher and to live loyal and devoted to the ideals of our school. Class of l948, We commend you, your sponsor and the community for all the cooperative effort which has yielded this fine record. 9. iv. Q79 ldlgtfze Miss Alenicr B. McCord, I-LB., ILM. Mr. A most efficient librarian who has brought our library up to date and is always willing to help us with our research work is Miss McCord Well always remember her new Plymouth andel'Be that as it rnayf Robert L. Cramer. B.Ed. ln thinking of Mr. Cramer, his blond hair, his neatness, and his preciseness come quickly to our minds, and those who have had hirr' in science and algebra will always respect his ability. Mrs. Walter H. McDonald, B.S. Mr. Mr. McDonald, our social studies teacher, claims he never worries, although we sometimes wonder it the new arrival didn't cause him un- mentioned anxiety. To him We dedicate-"Devour me, digest me, dog-ear me, divest me, adore me, or spurn me, but durn ye, return me " Robert E. Murphy, B.S., M.A. We remember Mr. Murphy, our Ag. teacher, for selling hot dog: and wearing white aprons. A night seldom passes that he isn't at the high school conducting meetings to raise the standards ot the farming industry in our community. Mrs. Dorothy Wells. B.S. Her sunny disposition and white PE. shorts can never be forgotten by the girls at V.C.H.S. With all her pep and energy she makes GAA. meetings and parties the best everl Miss Mabel Whitford, A.B. Her quiet dignity and her ability to teach cooking and sewing can never be forgotten by the students at V.CHS. Her leisure time is spent in bowling and seeing plays of which l'The Glass Menagerie" is one of her favorites Mrs. Mary lean Cramer, B.S. Mrs. Cramer likes to cook better than fzew, but she too excels in both at VCHS. To her we say- Vou did a swell job with the lunior class play and we'll never forget your Sth hour assembly Mrs. Anna R. Kains, B.M.E. "l love all music except hillbilly," :says Mrs. Kains, our music teacher. We think of her as a very hard worker who gets things done and knows how to handle Ukidsf' Good luck in all those music contestsl Mrs. Lois E. Wilson Her pleasing smile and charming appearance will always be remem- bered by the students of VC HS. Thanks to her for the time and pa- tience she has given us throughout our high school days. r. Oren Gould, I-LB., M.M. Mr. Gould, our new band director, always has everything perfect and well-planned. Marching at the bas- ketball garnes and the splendid con- certs are yust a few examples of the many ways he has made our band an excellent one' Miss Mary Dowen, B.Ed. One of our new teachers this year i.: Miss Dowen who teaches com- mercial science. Topping her list of favorites is "Serenade of the Bells," and like quite a few other teachers, chewing gurn in her clas- ses rates high on her pet peeve list. Miss Helen M. Barr, B.Ed. Commercial Science To Miss Barr-Thanks--for help- ing us publish our annual, We had loads of fun working with you. Never to be forgotten is your super smile and cheery hello. Let us al- ways remember you that wayl 44102 Mr. William Hooper, B.Ed. Bow ties and big brown eyes im- mediately remind us of Mr. Hooper, our social science teacher. With his versatility and pleasant smile he makes school seem more worth while, Miss Elizabeth Upchurch, B.A. Mr. Mr. Mr. "Romeo and luliet is my favorite play," says Miss Upchurch, our speech and English teacher. To her we say-we had a lot of fun in your classes and will never forget your pronunciation of "sentence" Vernon Drenckpohl. B.S., M.S. Natural Science To Mr. Drenckpohl, our coach first, our biology teacher second- we say- On to State! Well always be backing you and your basketball team-whether de- teated or victorious. Edward Mills, B.S. Mr. Millsffriendly, quiet, and sincere-we commend you for your pleasing manner and even disposi- tion. 1-Xs our assistant coach you gave your time and effort to make our team one of the best. William Wells, A.B., ILM. Getting up in the morning is quite a task for our math teacher, Mr. Wells, but he always manages to start the day off just right with his witty remarks. l-lere's to him- a super scorekeeper. ,4oz" ' dec "No endeavor is in vain: Its reward is in the doing Longfellow Standing: I. Metzger, L. Chappelear, B. Baldwin, lf Hamby, I. Williams, B Bass, B, Minor Seated: I. Meredith, L. Wright, B, Brooks. lack Metzger Mr. Wells, B. Brooks, L. Ellicott tudent Counci President ....,.. ..... l ack Metzger Vice-President .... ..... L yle Ellicott SecfTreas. ..., . . .Betty Brooks Sponsor .... . . . William Wells COUNCIL MEMBERS Seniors-Betty Brooks, Edward Chap- pelear, Bichard Minor, lack Metzger Iuniors-Bill Baldwin, Lyle Ellicott, Lorene Wright Sophomores-Dale l-lamby, leanne Meredith Freshmen-Beverly Bass, lohn Williams icott, Mr. Wells, E. No doubt the leadership of our Student Coun- cil highlights our memories of this school year as the members working with President Metzger and Sponsor Wells planned, promoted, and ac- complished many Worthwhile activitiesl ln welcoming the freshmen and in sponsoring the first all-school "mixer" the council enthusie astically began the years activities. Another highlight was the auctioning of the boys at the Leap Year Party. Seriously though, we remember the councils splendid job of patrolling the halls and the Thanksgiving and Christmas programs which put us in a holiday spirit. To promote patriot- ism and a feeling of world brotherhood they sponsored Bed Cross, CABE, and lnfantile Paralysis drives. ln looking toward the council's future five delegates and Mr. Wells attended the state convention at Peoria on April 23 and 24. Librarians CLERICAL WORKERS Standing: Ioyce lsbell, Sally Mam- men, Dale Matheny, Anna Lou Spin' ner. Sitting: Sponsor Miss McCord. Shelves of books, stacks of magazines, "talk- ing" tables, and shiny filing cabinetsvthats our libraryl There the librarians help you find a Shakespearean play, Man and the Motor Car. or maybe just a good novel. ln every smoothly operating organization there are "the people behind the scenes." The library is no exception. Here we have the clerical workers. Although only a few in num- ber, these people are the backbone of our li- brary system. This year their most important accomplishment has been typing sets of cards for the card catalogue. However, the fine Work they do would be of little value without the librarians who serve you everyday. Before school, during school, or after school for the best information available, the library is your best betl Top row: I. Merriman, M. Shellabarger. Third row: A. Wallis, I. Wallis, F. Stansfield, I. Stombaugh, L. Willett, P. Lay, M. Greer, R. Purtilar, D. Strickland, G. Hoffman, P. lsbel l. Second row: I. Knebel, M. Chappelear, S. Bass, P. Beery, P. Craycroft, C. Ray. Kneeling: L. Iones, A. Thomas, A. Phillips. 44132 UAXNDALOIS Richard Minor, Business Manager: Sally Mammen, Co-Editorg Miss Barr, Sponsorg Bob Thornan, Photographic Editorg Pat Balsiger, Iunior Editorg loyce Isbell, Co-Editor. 'flt's seven o'clock in room six"-the usual time and the usual place for Vandalois meetings. Everyone's here now and things are beginning to hum. Let's take a closer look to see just what is going on. ln the closest corner We find the photographers identifying pictures and planning the remaining ones to be taken. This job of taking pictures follows a closely planned schedule wit couldnt be done by just dashing around shooting a roll of films when you feel like it. Now looking to the right we see our writers-Sports, Features, and Organs izationsfhuddled around a table. Despite their puzzled expressions and occasional groans they are actually Working, for it is their responsibility to edit all copy. Working near by are the typists and proofreaders. Scattered over the back of the room, We note the business staff ambitiously drawing ads and planning ways of raising money. Other means of deriving money are from subscriptions and by sponsoring Homecoming. And last, but not least, We see the editors and sponsor discussing produc- tion details. And that, dear friends, is a typical Vcmdalois meeting. alllw Vandalois Stall FEATURES AND ARTISTS Sitting: A. Gillespie, I. Pittman, S. Bass. Standing: S. Brooks, I. Metzger, G. Hotfxriazi. ORGANIZATIONS Sitting: D. Strickland, M. Daniels, H Purtilar Standing: B. Brooks, D. Stombaugli, B Kains, P. Break, E. Kirkpatrick. PHOTOGRAPHERS , P. Lay, A. McCol Front row: H. Wangrow lum, A. Thomas, D. Spencer. nebel, B. Chandler. Back row: I. K SPORTS Left to Right: A. Spinner, I. Staff, P. Roberts. TYPISTS Outh, D. Mdtheny M C R. Morton, W. R pelear. BUSINESS Sitting: I.She1loborger B Dive-ley I Cu nson. B Cox E Chdppelear C. Steve ' ' B. Horner, Standing. Ass? Bus. Mgr. DALITE VANDALITE EDITORS Standing: Mr. Hooper. Sitting: L. Ellicott, E. Stansfield, I. Pittman, B. Kains. EDITORIAL STAFF Co-Editors .... ..... I ackie Pittman Benton Kains Iunior Editor ,...... Frances Stansfield Business Manager ........ Lyle Ellicott Sponsor .......... Mr. William Hooper The press is heralded as one of the going concerns of V.C.H.S. l-leaded by an effective trio of editors and backed by an alert and Well trained staff, the Vandalite is ever striving to uphold its principles-to give the opinion of all, to inform as Well as entertain, and to present the news in an unbiased way. The Vandalite at present, as in the past, is recognized by the lllinois State Press Association as one of the outstanding school papers published in lllinois. This is shown by the fact that it now holds the position of treasurer in this organization. Third row: G. Hottmon, I. Isbell, A. Gillespie, I. Shellabarger, P. Craycroit, I. Pummill, P, Beery, B, Langdon, I. McWilliams, I. Staff, D. Spencer, B. Brooks, R. Hortin, M. Greer, R. Purtilar, B. Frcxvolo, Second row: B. Brooks, C. Sears, I. Meredith, A. Spinner, S. Brooks, M. Cralley, M. Mabry, L. Willet C. Bay, E. Chappelear, P. Loy, B. Ianes, C Morey, P. Balsiger, L. Wright, I. Pryor, S. Mammen. First row: N. Turner, I. Wallis, C. Ritchie, C. Gillespie, B. Beabout, D. Fink, P. Welch. 44162 THESPIANS THESPIAN OFFICERS President ,...... .... S uzanne Brooks Vice-President ,... ..... , Bill Wilson Sec.-Treas. ..., .... B uth Purtilar As the curtain goes up on our Thespian Troupe 245 we find the major roles taken by Suzanne Brooks, president, Bill Wilson, vice- president, and Ruth Purtilar, secretary-treas- urer. While some members of this busy organiza- tion are learning their lines, others are hard at work behind stage seeing to it that every little detail is timed perfectly. Bill Wilson, our stage manager, Suzanne Brooks, make-up chairman, and Anna Lou Spinner, property manager, worked ambitiously with their committees in R. Purtilar, B. Wilson, S. Brooks presenting Hlanuary Thaw," our most important production of the year. Besides presenting one act plays for the stu- dent body, speech contests, and community organizations, the Thespians toured to Scott Field where they presented a one act play at the hospital. The following students were initiated into the Thespians at the end of the first semester: lane Stombaugh, Ioyce Pummill, Carole Bay, Sharon Bass, Marilyn Chappelear, Ieanne Meredith, Forrest Thompson, Lyle Ellicott, Ed Chappelear, Iim Staff, Paul Break, and Bill Baldwin. Top How, left to right: R. Merriman, D. Strickland, S. Mammen, B. Tedrick, B. Horner, I. Metzger, P. Beery, P. Craycroft, B. Brooks, I. Shellabarger. Bottom How: R, Minor, Miss Upchurch, A. Spinner, S. Brooks, R. Purtilar, B. Wilson. QNX JU ICR CLASS PL Y L. Ellicott, B. Baldwin, I. Stombaugh "BROTHER GOOSE" Cast Ieff ..... ........... B ill Baldwin Carol. . . .... foyce Pummill Wes ...... ...4,....., L yle Ellicott Hyacinth. . . .... Rosemary Merriman Helen .... ...,,... L ela Lockart Peggy .... .... I ane Stombaugh . . .Patricia Craycroft . . .Patricia Beery . . .... Louise Willet Eve ..... Sarah ....... Lenora ...... . . .Lorene Wright . . . .Bill Wilson Mrs. Trimmer .... Truck Driver ..., i Standing: L. Lockart, P. Berry, l. Pummill, B. Wilson, L. Ellicott. Sitting: R. Merriman, I. Stombaugh, B. Baldwin, L. Willet, P. Craycroft. This is itl Yes, this is the opening scene in the lunior Class Play, "Brother Goose." The story centers around the Adams' family. leff Adams was an architect by day and a general-cleaner-upper for orphaned brother and sisters in the evening. There are a lot of things to remember about this playwconverting corn flakes boxes into 'lWheat Puffies," getting the motorcycle on the stage, and Bill's trouble in learning to use the sewing machine. Qliix We all symfoathized with Bosemary as she complained, "But l can't play a leftfhanded piece-honest. l'm right-handed." A few other quotations are still famouseLyle's "Gadl" and Pat's "Graciousl" Because the play was full of fun and amusing action, and because it was a success, it will long be remembered by both the cast and the audience. THESPIAN PRQD CTlOi "Il-XNUARY THAW" CAST Frieda ...,.,,.. Herbert Gage ,... Sarah Gage .... Paula Gage ..., Marge Gage. . . Barbara Gage ...,. George l-lusted ..... Ionathan Rockwood. . Matilda Rockwood. Mr. Loomis........ Uncle Walter ...., Matt Rockwood .... Carson ...,...,. Scene: V.C.H.S. Gym. . . .Sally Mammen ......Iim Staff . . . .Doris Smith . . . . . .Ruth Hortin . .Suzanne Brooks . . ....,,. Carole Ray .........BobCox .Forrest Thompson . . . .lean Meredith . . . .Benton Kains . .Allan McCollum Eddie Chappelear .......Paul Break Time: 8:Ul o'clock-November 25, 1947. Characters: High school kids and their parents. Places everyone. The house lights are dim- ming as the curtain rises on the Thespian pro- duction of the year-Hfanuary Thaw." The story is of the Gage family who have just moved to their new home in the country. Due to a flaw in the lease, old Mr. and Mrs. Rockwood, the previous owners, suddenly barge in and prepare to take over. I. Staff, F. Thompson. Yes, now you remember 5 the important things like the lightning and sound effects, the big fire scene, and the little pig, We, the cast, remember the little incidentsf the fun we had eating corn flakes and olives, the reason Forrest had to use indoor plumbing, and "Nope, didn't get into Canada." As the curtain falls on the third and final act, we feel relieved and happyeeour long hard weeks of practice are over but never to be forgotten. Seated-A. McCollum, I. Meredith, D. Smith, R. Hortin, C, Ray, I, Staff, S. Brooks. Standing-E. Chappelear, F. Thompson, B. Cox, S. Mammen, B. Kains, P. Break, Miss Upchurch, R. Purtilar. C4 57 -2 1. sb: -e my Q - - KZOQ B 3 -nf-F 442 First How: M. Wehrle, M. Morell, M. Goodbrake, C. Brannon, K. Carroll, I. Simpkins, P. Richmond, M. Trurtt, M. Cralley, B. Ianes, I. Pryor, C. Ray, I. Harris. Second Row: B. Bolyard, I. Manion, E. McKinney, M. Abbott, D, Zimmerman, M. Telger, E. Brauer, C. Burkett, B. Bass, D. Boaz, I. Boaz, D. Reeter, I. Hunter. Third How: I. Woltt, B. Davidson, M. Chernisky, B. Siebert, K. Hudson, S. Karr, R. Carruthers, M, Ehrat, GLEE CLUB I. Isbell. Can you possibly imagine the quality and Volume coming from the voices of seventy girls accompanied on the ivory keys by Pat Cray- Croft? This is the largest glee club in the history of V.C.l'l.S. and is open to anyone who can emit any musical sounds from her vocal chords. During the year the girls present two pro- grams. The first, l-landel's "Messiah," presented on December 14, is given in connection With the Advanced Chorus. The Spring Concert, which was made very effective with the pretty formals and spring flowers, was presented on April 22. Mrs. Kains is to be Commended on the excellent job she has done in Working with such a large group. Third Row: R. Purtilar, R. Klasing, M Zimmerman, C. Schoon, B. Boaz, P. Lay, M. Mahon, P. Sears, I. Merriman, C. Morey, R. Burtschi, I. Paulding, S. Brooks. Second Row: I Curry, B. Murphy, M. Ray, E. Pope, l, Faulkner, L. Morris, R. Chrisman, M. Henson, P. Welch, D, Fink, L. Wright, A. Moreland. First Row: B. Brooks, B. Workman, G. Chandler, N. Wright, V. Beckie, D. Drenckpohl, C. Ritchie, L. Cole, I. Powers. a22vb l l 1 2nd Row: D. Gelsinger, A. Thomas, R. Pummill, E. Burkett, T. Isbell, G. Stombaugh, B. Staff. I lst Row: P. Kinsey, B. Baldwin, P. Thomas, B. Chandler, I. Statt, D. Spencer, B. Kains, R. Minor, B. Lingle. Pianist: Mrs. Kains. BOY i GLEE CLUB For those boys who love to sing, two periods a week are devoted to the singing of old favorites and the learning of new melodies which have catchy little Words and lively tunes. To enter' a room so full of happy singing boys is definite proof that they have found a place where they can "let go" of their emotions and still accomplish many Worthwhile things. CHORUS Strains of music echoing through the halls during the second hour was conclusive evi- dence that the a capella chorus, directed by Mrs. Kains and accompanied by Pat Richmond, was hard at Work. During the past year the chorus of twenty- four select voices has pleased many assemblies and other audiences. in addition to participat- ing in the "Messiah" and the Spring Concert, they are called upon for other numerous ap- pearances during the year. Weeks of practice put them in good shape for the music contest held early in the spring. Top How: M. Manton, M. Lester, N. Turner, R. Hortin, C. Gillespie, C. Ray, P. Craycrott, A. Wilson, I. Turner, I. Shellabarger, S. Bass, D, Isbell. Bottom How: P. Isbell, D. Forbes, R. Merriman, A. Gillespie, I. Stombauqh, P. Beery, A, l-iachat, B. Beabout, M. Greer, B. Chernisky, C. Sears, D. Carrico. 44239 Standing: M. Mahon, C. Bay, I. Pryor, Mr. Gould, K. M. Shellabarger. Miles, E. Pope, P. Craycrott, D. lsbell, I. Oary, Third Row: M. Thalman, M. Abbott, B. Bass, E. Finley, D Casey, D. Strickland, D. Lawler, S. Bass, I. Metzger, E. Papes, E. Davidson, A. Perry, B. Lingle, G. Criclcman, B. Tedrick, D. Philpot, C. Iones, D Prouty, T. Kircholt. Second Row: I. lsbell, B. Ianes, K. Hudson, N, Pryor, B. Cox, B Kains, D. Carrico, D. Gates, B. Pyatt, I. Hunter, M Lester. Brauer, B Brooks, M. Cralley, N. Turner. First Row: I. Meredith, D. Fink, B B ooks, I Knebel, E. BAD Under the able direction of Oren A. Gould the Vandalia Youth Band has improved the quality of its playing and increased the interest of the student members in their organization. Twelve new members have been added this year, and the instrumentation has been im- proved by the addition of trombones, flutes, kettle drums, and an oboe. Student interest has been further improved by encouraging band members to conduct and give private lessons. Eleven of these people have conducted the band at basketball games this year, and five student teachersvBenton Kains, Mary Lester, Devea Strickland, and Dar- lene Fink-have given an average of five private lessons a week to grade school pupils. The activities participated in by the band are many and varied. General activities include appearing in Concerts for local community 44 24 z events in the fall, marching in revue at the basketball game with Hillsboro, at the Home- coming parade, and at a military funeralp and playing for numerous home basketball games. Special activities entered into were the South Central lllinois Band Festival at St. Elmo, at- tended by twelve membersg the State Music Contest participated in by the full band, eleven soloists, and four ensemblesg and the Spring Festival in which the grade school and high school bands performed en masse and separ- ately under the inspiring leadership of Paul Yoder. The band repertoire includes such numbers as "lf Thou Be Near," a Chorale, by I. S. Bach, "March Heroic," by Holmes, "First Movement of Schubert's Unfinished Symphony", and Iames R. Gillette's new overture, "Fable" "With cr huff cmd a puff. I'll blow and I'll blow- President ...., Vice-President ..... Sec.-Trects.. . . Sr. Counciler. Conductor .... As long as the music says-go! I, Knebel, B. Kcxins, Mr. Gould, B. Brooks, S Boss BAND OFFICERS Q25w , . .Benton Koins . , . .lune Knebel . , .Sharon Bass . , . ,Betty Brooks Mr. Oren Gould Q 052.8 X0 THBSYXANS 'Num qos I ,. QUEEN AND ATTENDANTS AMIDST CORONATION E FXRST WAC ,ff "1 47 -JM. GLEE CLUB PRESENTS MESSIAH OFFICERS OF F .H.A Left to Right: R. Merriman, I. Meredith, E. Kirkpatrick. Future Homemakers oi America "This is the regular meeting day for PHA. The first period classes will be omitted." The bell rings, and about a hundred enthusiastic girls rush to the gym. Here under the able guidance of Miss Whitford and Mrs. Cramer very interesting meetings were conducted this year. Outstanding features on the programs have been the talks on savings by Mr. Coral Brooks, the lesson on good grooming by Mrs. Edward Mills, and the discussion on mental hygiene by Miss Marjorie Scaife. Personality, laughter, and hard work-that's what PHA. girls are made of. ln addition to planning the regular meetings, the girls carry out different activities for earning money. They sell concessions at basketball games and prepare lunches for grade students. With this money they sponsor their annual Mother-Daughter Banquet in the spring and help finance delegates to the leadership training camp in Bloomington. The social events of the fall included a Wiener roast for the FPA. boys at the city park and a Play Day at Farina. Then in November the club Was represented by four local members at the I-louse of Delegates in St. Elmo. ln February the new members were initiated at an impressive candlelight ceremony. Progress was made in two other ways during this school year. Mrs. I. B. Turner served Well as the first chapter mother, and the members began serious Work on earning the different degrees of the chapter. KZS9 President ..... .... E dith Kirkpatrick Vice-President .,,. Rosemary Merriman Sec.-Treas. .... .... I ean Meredith F. F. A. MEMBERS 1946-47 GREENHANDS Eugene Browning Donald Chrisman Derald Durbin Frank Emerick Charles Grandt Kenneth Hall Victor Kleinik Charles Kruenegel Kenneth McCain Kenneth lvleseke Alvin Roe Marvin Roe CHAPTER FARMER Dorsey Nichols Lavern Crawford Robert Emerick Lyle Forbis Bobby Lee Walker Don Bone Iames Gable Clarence Schoal David Schert lames Tate Russell Yenny Robert Cripe Iames Bratcher Charles Cunningham Kenneth Harrison Dwight Kleinik Derald Sasse Allen Schmid l.aVerle Smith STATE FARMER DEGREE Mendell Bone Howard Smith Paul Break George Crickman GREENHANDS 1948 Bobby Bearden Gene Bolyard Robert Bone Berthel Chatham lackie Edwards Freddy Miller Robert Nichols William Nichols Richard Paul Dale Pryor Loy Simcox Lyle Sinipkins Franklin Smith Merit Smith Iohn Tate William Wasmuth Freddie Williams Future Farmers oi America SHOWMEN Many of the boys show their projects at the fairs and learn the arts of showman- ship and cooperation. The sixteen boys that showed in l947 took in a total of 3490. BELLEVILLE Each year the chapter sends delegates to the Belle- ville training school for FPA. members. At this school they learn how to improve the chapter and receive sugges- tions which will promote bet- ter community life. PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE Much time is devoted to the study and practice of cor- rect parliamentary procedure because the chapter realizes the importance of a business- like meeting. Qur team was very successful this year and we are proud of them. BUTCHERING FFA, boys learn by do- ing. For example butchering is done by the boys at differ- ent homes where they learn first hand information from their vocational agriculture instructor, Mr. Murphy. OFFICERS Officers of the chapter are elected every semester. They are responsible for conduct- ing the meetings, outlining the years activities, planning and supervising the banquet, and publishing the F. F. A. Booster. INITIATION ln the fall of each year the new FEA. members are in- itiated into the organization as "Greenhands"g the cere- monies are always formal. Each year the members can progress and receive a higher degree. 44 31 DD Top How: W. Brown, I. Smith, I. Manion, K, Greer, M. Potts, B. Bowles, B, Bass, K. Gathe, D. Spencer, D. Stombaugh, C. Schoon, C. Iones, M. Cralley, R. Watts. Second Row: B. Fravala, M. Henson, E. Pope, T. McKellar, I. Oglesby, M. Lester, R. l-lortin, H. Lensgrat, T. Isbell, E. Iones, K. Kirkpatrick, Mr. Mills. First Row: L. Simcox, N. Turner, I. lsbell, L. Lockart, P. Isbell, N. Wright, D. Corrico, I. Boaz, D. Boaz, I CIE CE CLUB For those interested in scientific developments we have a science club. This club is composed of various groups interested in conservation, aviation, bird study, microscope work, taxidermy, and many other worth-while activi- ties. During the past year lectures on air-craft instruments, radio, and radar have been given by Mr. George Gibbons and Mr. Iohn Pummill. Movies and a hay-ride added to the year's entertainment. 'l', Rigdon. Those wishing to gain membership into the Science Club must complete 200 points. One hundred of these are given for a project completed for "Open I-louse" while the other lUU must be earned by participation. in club activities. D. Spenser. P. Isbell, D. Stombcugh Q 32 2 President . . . . . .Richard Stombaugh Vice President ........ Donald Spencer Secretary-Treasurer . ...Patsy Isbell Sponsor . . . . . .Mr. Edward Mills 'His brow is we! with honest sweat He earns whcr!e'er he can, Longfellow LETTERMEN Lowell Ewart Lowell Carroll was seen in a few first team games and showed a great improve- ment over last year. He'll help out next year's team. Lyle Ellicott Although handicapped by height, Lyle's drive and accurate shooting assured him a position on the first ten. Skippy Carroll 'lSkip's" constant rebounding led him to action in several first team games. "Skip" should help out considerably dur- ing the '49-'SO seasons. Kenny Caraker Although a substitute this year, Kenny's accurate shooting will be an asset to next years team. Miller Reeter "Moe" was seen in a few first team games. His defense work showed a great improvement during the first part of the season. Eddie Steinhauer When the coach chose Eddie to be manager, he sure knew what he was doing, because Eddie is a likable guy who gets a lot done. Ed is assisted by Bob Moore. Coach Mills l ' 5 44 34 44 35 bb Bill Staff "Beeb," the sparkplug of the Vandal five, gained 1 state wide recognition for his accurate shooting and tricky dribbling. He'll be very valuable next year. Bob Chandler Bob's rebounding and scrappy play kept the Vandals in the game at all times. His do-or-die atti- tude will be greatly missed next year. Coach Vernon Drenclcpohl Bill Hamer Bill is a steady player who turned in some excellent exhibition. His drive and defensive ability were factors that helped to make this season a successful one. Dale Hczmby Although only a sophomore Dale was a threat to every team. His superior height carrie in handy very often. Dale is playing his second year as a regular. Paul Thomas A sharp-shooting forward, Paul always seemed to come through with a basket when we needed it most. We missed Paul considerably during the tournaments. Iim Staff lim carried the scoring honors for VC. HS. His drive and accurate shooting was a threat to every team. fim's speed and rebounding ability also made him a valu- able defensive player. LETTER EN l . f-c N., l Second team! First team! SECO lD SQUAD .... x H .i. Standing: Ass'i Manager, B. Moore, D. Robertson, B. Peace, I. Williams, E. Taylor, R. Withers, I. Moore, W. Pyle, Manager, E. Steinhauer. Sitting: P. Kelley, E. Oldham, B. Baird, D. Lawler, R. Engle, B. Withers, l. Weil, F, Miller. 44362 VARSITY 3rd Row: Ass't Mgr., B. Moore, B. Baldwin, B, Duff, D. Cox, L. Taylor, K. Caraker, Mgr., Steinhauer. 2nd Row: Ass't Coach Mills, L. Ellicott, S. Carroll, M. Reeter, L. Ewart, Coach Drenckpohl, lst Row: B. Staff, B. Chandler, I. Staff, B. Harner, D. Hamby, P. Thomas. With the return of six veteran lettermen Coach Vernon Drenckpohl, aided by assistant Coach Mills, molded together an outfit that fought hard during a Wearing thirty-one game schedule, to wind up With a record of twenty-one Wins and ten losses. A week before regional tournament time the Vandals lost a sharp- shooting cager-Paul Thomas. On February 29 he celebrated his "fifth" birthday-yet Paul was too old for basketball. Our coaches have done a very fine job this year. Coach Mills has been very efficient in coaching the "B" team and in assisting Coach Drenckpohl with the main team. A great deal of credit should be given to Coach Drenckpohl and the entire basketball team for the fine display of sportsman- ship and the honor that they brought to V. C. H. S. Due to the coach's super- vision our boys won two trophies for our school--one for third place at the Centralia Tournament, and the other from the St. Elmo Regional Tournament. Q37 P7 Baslcethall Scores We They Place Farina ..,. 50 33 There Sandoval ,..... . . , 52 37 Here Champaign 52 56 There :tl-lillsboro .,4. , . . 46 36 Here :Wana ..,.. 36 58 There ttlitchtield . . 54 32 Here Centralio . 48 62 There Effingham . 36 33 There Paris . , A 49 76 There :Wana ..... 44 48 Here Springfield 4l 38 Here 'Taylorville 55 46 Here Gillespie . . 63 35 Here :fHillsboro . , 36 37 There :tShelbyville 57 37 There tf1Nokomis . . 4l 19 Here Centralia . 46 57 Here fkGreenville 56 25 There Mattoon . . . 55 58 There Zklaitchfield . . 53 43 There Xliincaid . . , 50 43 Here Clinton ..,. 51 50 There "Greenville 50 32 Here CENTRALIA HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT Olney ..... 44 43 Harrisburg 58 4l Hobinson . . 44 55 Freeport . . 47 4l REGIONAL TOURNAMENT AT ST ELMO Beecher City ......... 63 36 Brownstown 40 23 Altamont . . 43 22 SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT AT HILLSBORO Pana . . A , . 38 50 fkllenotes MidfState Conference Games cc 38 Basketball at V.C.H.c. As we look back upon the basketball season of 1947-48, we see our Vandals waging one of their most successful campaigns in recent years. Among their twentyfone victories out of a total of thirty-one games were wins over such fore midable teams as Clinton, Harrisburg, Free' port, and Springfield. ln addition to these suc cesses the Vandals finished second in the Mid- State Conference, and captured third place laurels in the Centralia Holiday Tourney. A major factor in the Vandal wins was the magnificent support provided by the local cage fans who journeyed over the highways in all weather conditions to see the boys put up a stiff fight against all competition. Leading the crowd in their cheering were four of the best cheerleaders that we have witnessed in action --A-Anna Lou Spinner, foyce Pumiiiill, lane Stomn baugh, and Billye Brooks. After the Vandals had captured the regional crown at St. Elmo by defeating a surprised Altamont five in the title game by the score of 4322, they were assigned to the Hillsboro sectional where they were pitted against a strong Pana team. Although the Vandals held the lead until the final minute of the first half, they cooled off on their shooting in the last part of the game and were defeated by the score of 5088. Ori March 22, following the conclusion of the basketball season, the basketball teaiii and the cheerleaders were honored at the yearly banquet sponsored by the Rotary and Lions clubs. At this time the free throw trophy was awarded to both lim and Bill Staff because their free throw percentages were the same, 44 39:9 TRACK The Vandalia boys tallied thirty-two points to take second place in the county track meet held at Brownstown this year. Some outstanding boys at the meet were Bill Staff, first in the one-hundred yard dash and two-hundred twenty yard dash, and Paul Thomas, first in the shot-put. At the track meet With St. Elmo Norman Bass broke the Vandalia High School record for the shot-put With a heave of forty-three feet eight and a half inches, thus bettering the old record by one foot and nine inches. Vandalia's strong arm team had four boysYNorman Bass, Paul Davidson, Bill Harner, and Paul Thomas-who could throw the shot over forty-one feet, which is a school record. Other outstanding performers of this year's track team Were the Staff brothers, lim and Bill, in the hurdles, Eddie Chappelear and Bob Blunt in the half mile run, Paul Davidson in the broad jump, Benton Kains and Bill Harner in the quarter mile, and Laverne Crawford and Paul Thomas in the high jump. Top Row: Coach Drenckpohl, R. Purnmill, L. Ellicott, W. Dale, D. Spencer, T. McAndrew, R. Withers, K. Caraker, B. Baldwin, L. Ewart, S. Carroll, Asst Coach Mills. Sitting: D. Hamby, B. Staff, L. Crawford, E. Steinhauer, P. Davidson, L. Taylor, P. Thomas, B. Hamer, B. Chandler, I. Staff, E. Chappelear, B. Kains. Bottom Row: R. Murphy, B. Blunt, B. Withers, S. Broughton, M. Beeter, D. Cox. 6402 BASEBALL The Vandalia Vandals' baseball team ended the 1947 baseball season with a record unsurpassed by any other V.C'.H.S. team. Superior fielding, Thomas' fine pitching, and Iim Staff's home run in the final game at Greenville "cinched" an undefeated season for the Vandals. There were several exceptional individual records compiled during the season. Among these were Thomas' allowing the opposition only 18 hits and striking out 58 batters during the 42 innings he pitched. The fact that seven individuals completed the season with a batting average of over .300 is also an outstanding record. lndividual batting averages were as follows: B. Staff .......... ...,.. . 476 P. Thomas ............... .316 I. Staff ..,.,.... .... . 471 G. Stombaugh .... . . N214 T. McAndrew ..... .... . 369 B. Duff ..,...... . , .200 B. l-larner '.... . . ..... 350 D. Hamby .... .... . 176 B. Chandler ............. 333 I. McDaniel .....,........ .143 S. Carroll .........,..... .333 This year's team consisted completely of members from last years squad. These veterans won over the following: Farina 1 ............ V.C.H.S. 20 Farina 2 ....... ....... V ,C.H.S. 16 Mulberry Grove 0 .,... V.C.H.S. 7 Mulberry Grove 4 ...., V.C.H.S. 10 Greenville 3 .......... V.C.H.S. 8 Greenville 3 ........,. V.C.l-l.S. 4 Standing: Coach Drenckpohl, B. Chandler, B. Hamer, B. Thoman, D. Hamby, Mr. Mills. Second Row: P. Thomas, B. Duff. I. Kidd, S. Carroll, B. Staff. Third Row: R. Smith, T. McAndrew, I. McDaniel, I. Staff, G. Stombaugh. 441i CROSS CDUNTRY Front Row, left to right: D. Lawler, E. Huber. Back Row, left to right: R, Dole, B. Murphy, A. Roe, N. Hagy. The cross-country team had many nights of rugged training under the watchful eye of Coach Drenckpohl before they met Browristown on the cross- country course at the Vandalia City Park. The Vandalia team won the honors of the meet by outscoring Brownstown. The District meet this year was held at Tri-Cityg the participants for Van- dalia were Eugene Huber, Norman Hagy, Russell Murphy, Dick Lawler, and Bonnie Dale. Standing: L. Crawford, B. Kains, D, I-lamby, B. Duff. Sitting: I. Staff, E. Chappelear, P. Thomas, B. Chandler. .fx s. s. gg The National Athletic Scholastic Society is composed of high school boys throughout the nation who have earned a letter in some var- sity sport and who have kept above average grades for three straight semesters. Because of their evident quali- ties of good sportsmanship the following boys were granted mem- bership previous to this year in the N,A.S.S.: lim Staff, Bill Hafner, Bob Chandler, and Paul Thomas. Newcomers ol the organization are Edward Chappelear, Lavern Crawford, Benton Kains, Bob Duff, and Dale l-lamby. The Vandalia Chapter of this society was begun in 1934. y 6422 G. A. A. Left to right: S. Mammen, Vice-President, M. Mabry, President, Mrs. Wells, Sponsor, R. Purtilar, Sec,-Treas. Those beautiful and charming girls you see running around the gym on Tuesdays and Thursdays are the glamorous athletes otherwise known as members of the Girls' Athletic Association. Cn these two evenings after school under the watchful eye of Mrs. Wells, we girls, eighty in number, have cr chance to exert all our surplus energy in volleyball, basketball, softball, archery, dancing, and bowling. Each month our members plan a party appropriate for that month. Among these was the hayride and weiner roast at Cunningham's home in October. Following this in November, we made vegetable corsages, grabbed us a fellow, and had a gay time at the "Sadie Hawkin's Party." Other events not to be forgotten include caroling and refreshments at the Bass' home, coasting at the country club, and initiation ceremonies. After enduring many hardships of the informal initiation, thirty-five girls took the pledge and became new members of the G.A.A. organization. ln the formality of candlelight and with piano accompaniment of Pat Craycroft- Marcy Mabry, Ruth Purtilar, Sally Mammen, Suzanne Brooks, and Betty Brooks explained the goals, purposes, and aims of the G.A.A. in an effective manner and prepared the new members for active work in the organization. cc 43 rv 4:4142 Archery First Row: E. Pope, A. Gillespie P. Beery, M. Shellabarger, S Harrison, B. Austin. Second Row: D. Strickland, D Smith, C. Brannon, C. Kistler. Bowling Left io Right Mrs. Wells, N. Turner, R, Hortin. Baseball Top Row: L. Lockcirt, M. Mabry, D. Cheshier, E. Brauer, K. Hud- SOIL Second Row: W. Routh, P. Rich- mond, C. Gillespie, M. Reeter, C. Carson, I. Pryor, N. Wright. Third Row: I. Merriman, I. Simp- kins, M. Oldham, D. Carrol, B. lanes, M. Henson, I. Wallis, R. Merriman. Ping Pong Standing: I Pummill, C. Bay, M. Greer, B. Brooks, I. Stombaugli, L. Willett, S. Brooks, R. Purtilar, N. Turner. Sitting: P. Craycrott, S. Mammen, D. Fink, B. Brooks, C. Sears. Basketball lst Row: P. Lay, P. Balsiger, I. Pittman, S, Harrison, V. Beckie, M. Abbott. 2nd Row: A. Wilson, B. Bass, C Burkett, G. Chandler, M. Cral- ley, E. Funk, I. Hunter, I. Isbell. 3rd How: I. Meredith, B. Beabout, P. Welcli, l. Faulkner, P. Sears, I. Taylor, M. Truitt, B. Hortin, A. Spinner. olloyluall Standing: l. O'Dell, D. Boaz, S. Plowman, C. Sclioon, C Koonce, I, Paulding, E. Merryman, I. Turner, F. Stanstield, S. Basra, M. Goodbrake. Sitting: A. Pyatt, H. Grubauglfi, B. Holman, L. Cole, Ft. Klasing, D. Carrico, D. Drenckpolil, M, Bru- aato, A. Wallis 44452 I have to live with myself, and so, I want to be fit for myself to know. I Want to be able, as the days go by, Always to look myself straight in the eye. I clon't want to stand with the setting sun, And hate myself for the things I've done. I want to Walk out with my head erect. I want to deserve all rnen's respect. But here in the struggle for fame and pelf, I want to be able to like myself. I don't want to look at myself and know That I'm bluster and bluff and empty show. I never can hide myself from me, I see what others may never see. I know what others may never know. I never can fool myself, and so, Whatever happens I want to be Self-respecting and conscience free. Edgar' A. Guest Q 46 2 664 Still achieving, still pursuing Learn to labour and to wait." Longfellow. IH QUT ClE1SSCS Speech-Speak cleorly ond distinctly for you will soon hegr yourself os others heotr you. Community Civics-"All eyes on the bootrd, pleosef' lt seems os though g few ore wondering. 44 48 Bookkeeping - lndustrious bookkeeping students, but Where's the teacher? Chemistry-Use two test tubes, one boy, then odd CI girl ond mgke the formulot friendship. X FRESHMAN OFFICERS President ...,,.....,.......... Pot Kelly Vice-President ..... ...,. B ob Engle Sec.-Treos. .... ..... l ohn Moore Sponsors .... ..,, D orothy Wells Wolter McDonold B. Engle, Mr. MacDonald, I. Moore, P. Kelly, Mrs Wells UNDERCLASSMEN QFFICERS K, Dougheriy, Miss Whitford, R, Eldridge, Mr, Hooper, E. Terry. SOPHOMOHE O Presrdent ,....,....,.... Vice-President .... . . . Sec.-Treos. .... , , , . Sponsors .... 4 . . 44492 FFICERS . , .Roy Eldridge . . .Eugene Terry ,Keith Dougherty ,Moloel Whitford Williorn Hooper Marilyn Abbott Beverly Bass Robert Bearden Keith Betts Dean Boaz lean Boaz Wayne Boggs Betty Bolyard Gene Bolyard Robert Bone Charlotte Brannon Elaine Brauer Robert Brugoto Constance Burkett Kathleen Carroll Donald Casey Roger Chandler Berthel Chatham Glenn Cole Marlyn Corless Martha Cralley Charles Davis Beulah Mae Durbin Iames Durdel lackie Edwards Franklyn England Robert Engle Bonnie Evans Carol Gillespie Marcella Goodbrake Kenneth Greer Doris Grubaugh Robert Hamilton Ienean Harris Rosalein Harris Eileen Horn Ruth Hortin Kay Hudson Ioyce Hunter Harold Ingram Don Isbell Iacqueline Isbell Barbara Ianes Clifford Iones Ezra Iones Lucien Iones Patrick Kelly Keith Kirkpatrick Carol Kistler Iean Klukis Patsy Lamb William Langdon Halvor Lensgraf Lois Lockart Ioyce Manion Shirley McCarty Todd McKellar Kenneth Miles. Ir. Freddy Miller Iohn Moore Mary Iane Morell William Morton Mary Murphy Irl Neifahrt Robert Nichols William Nichols Ierry Northcutt Edward Oldham Mary Oldham Richard Paul William Peace Sherrell Pittenger Mary Lou Potts Dale Pryor Io Ann Pryor Bruce Pyatt Doris Radcliff Chloie Ray Doris Reeter Glen Rice Pat Richmond Tommy Rigdon Richard Hisley Delmar Robertson Raymond Rush Ruth Schoon Arthur Schukar Loy Simcox Ioann Simpkins Lyle Simpkins Iune Slater Doris Smith Franklin Smith Iohn Smith Merit Smith Wanda Smith Iohn Tate Edward Taylor Margaret Telger Mary Margaret Thalman Geraldine Troxell Mary Truitt Nancy Turner Donald Walker William Wasmuth Roseann Watts Marie Wehrle Iohn Weil Fredie Williams Iohn Williams Iuanita Williams lov Wolff Verne Wollerman Donna Iean Zimmerman FRE HNIEL SGPHOMORES Io Ann Anderson Betty Austin Bobby Baird Betty Beabout Virginia Beckie Dudley Benefiel. Ir. Betty Mae Boaz Robert Bowles Donald Braun Billye Brooks Barbara Brown Eugene Browning Rita Burtschi Edith Campbell Iames Carpenter Donna Carrico Charles Carroll Rebecca Carruthers Cathryn Carson Deon Carter Glen Caudle Mary Chernisky Donna Cheshier Donald Chrisman Ilene Crawford Ruby Curran Keith Daugherty Barbara Davidson Dorothy Drenckpohl Derald Durbin Helen Eckhardt Marcella Ehrat Elois Elam Ray Eldridge Doris Elmore Frank Emerick Iune England Darlene Fink Billie Fravala Gerald Gable Lavonne Gallup Kenneth Gathe Charles Grandt Barbara Grubaugh Helen Grubaugh OPHQMQRE ,ri Elnora Pope Walter Pyle Carole Ray Mary Reeter Roberta Richards Clifteen Ritchie Alvin Roe Iosephine Roe Marvin Roe Richard Sargent Clarence Schaal David Schert Clara Schoon Carolyn Sears Iohn Short LaVerle Smith Phyllis Smith Sammy Smith Iames Tate Ianice Taylor Kenneth Taylor Gale Tedrick William Tedrick Eugene Terry Donald Thoman Bruce Thompson Ina Tippit Ioyce Van Sant Phyllis Walker Ann Wallis Mary Ann Weaver Patty Welch Lila Williams Amber Wilson Roger Withers William Withers Donald Woolsey Shirley Workman Doris Wright Russell Yenny Marilyn Zimmerman JU ICR President ....... ....... B ill Staff Vice-President .,,. .... M iller Reeter Sec.-Treas. .... ..,...... W allace Dale Sponsors .... ..,. M r. and Mrs. Cramer Left to Right: Mrs. Cramer, M. Reeter, B. Staff, W. Dale Mr. Cramer. A IUNIOR REVIEW We juniors are striving for our goal, We have members in every club at school- Which everyone tries to attaing Sports, news, yearbook and such- Outstanding in every field of Work, Students who study and make straight A's, We are very proud of our advancement For them nothing is ever too much. and gain. We'd like to praise our class to the sky, We have some very talented actors, But really, there is no need, Who Worked hard to present our play. You can readily tell by looking about Yes, the juniors might not be on top, That the juniors are in the lead. But they're surely on the Way. Clarence Alender Mary Anderson Mary Io Bailey Bill Baldwin Patricia Balsiger Patricia Berry Mila Blankenship Delphine Boaz Gary Bone x55bb Iim. cur president for four years Ieanette Albert Quiet, but with pleasant thoughts. Sharon Bass As she thinketh in her heart. so is she. Dennis Bombal Happy-go-lucky boy. Paul Break By being u member oi the F.F.A. He can call cows and pitch them hay. Suzanne Brooks Around her head there grows so lair: A halo of the reddest hair. Betty Brooks She's very ambitious, and is loyal to ull. L E llORt President ..., ,..,.. I im Stotff Vice-President ..... . . ,Ierry McDaniel Secretory-Treasurer ....,... Robert Thomon Sponsors. . . . . ,Miss Elizabeth Upchurch Mr. G. V. Blythe SENIOR SPONSORS AND OFFICERS Left to Right: B. Thoman, Miss Upchurch, I. McDaniel, Mr. Blythe I. Staff. Ieanette Albert Sharon Bass Dennis Bombal Paul Break Suzanne Brooks Betty Brooks KSBQ Glen Brown There's a boy who lives in town. He's very shy: he's Glen Brown. Robert Chandler He's rather slim: he's rather tall. When it comes to friends. he's got them all. Marilyn Chappelear Her cheery smile is like a banner. You're sure to like her pleasing man- Def. Iames Cox Quickly. quietly. he does his work. From his studies he does not shirk. Lavem Crawford Not a has been. but a going to be. George Crickman He's very good at raising corn. And also knows how to blow a hor ot at the top but climbing 44592 Edward Burkett Everyone likes to hear him sing. 'Cause he's almost as good as Bing. Edward Chappelear Here's a boy with plenty of brains. He'll probably speculate in grains. Bonnie Chernisky Sparkling eyes and blonde hair. Always a friend anywhere. Robert Cox A likeable person is Bob Cox- Has lots of tlashy ties and socks. Wayne Crawford He isn't very big. that's true, But size doesn't count: it's what he can do. lean Curry She likes to eat or ride in a ieep. But most ot the time she likes to sleep. Margaret Daniels She's a pleasant gal to meet. When she's walking down the street. Betty Diveley Afraid of mice, but not of men. Robert Emerick He was iust the quiet kind. Faint of heart, but strong of mind. Carlyle Forbis Dynamite comes in small packages. Donald Gelsinger A quiet disposition, we liked him a lot. He left V. C. H. S.. but he won't be forgot. Rita Guthrie Here's a student. here's a friend. Always ready a hand to lend. Si Ralph Devall A regular fellow is he. Edith Elam Sometimes happy. sometimes sad. Dorothy Forbes Happy as a lark and sings like one. iOO. Melba Forehand She has a winning way. but never much to say. Audrey Gillespie A flu!! of the hair. A pat on the nose. A look in the mirror. She's ready to go. Ioyce Hammel Sports is one of her gifts. Difficult playing she easily lifts. Let us then e up and cloing, QSUX William Hamer Measure your minds height by the shadow it casts. Geraldine Hoffman Gee, I know I got a one track mind, It leads to Iohnny everytime. .Joyce Isbell Here's a girl whom we know will suc- ceed Our worker. our helper. a real friend indeed. Loy Jones l'll make an excellent bachelor. Edith Kirkpatrick She doesn't want a Don Juan. She's satisfied with one Don. Patricia Lay With a little work and a little lun. Most ot my work gets done. ith a heart for any fate if 61 D Margaret Harrison A friend to all her friends. Donna Isbell Not too short. not too shy Greets you with a lriendly "Hi." Eddie I ones Not too serious. not too gay A swell boy in every way. Benton Kains A hard working lad is Benton Kains With all his studies he takes great pains. I une Knebel At ball games, dances. or at shows, She smiles at everyone she knows. Sally Mammen A steady, dependable girl is she. A friend to you and you and me. Dale Matheny He makes a good friend and a good worker too. Thomas McAndrew When there's nothing to do, let me do it. Ierry McDaniel Make much ol me. good men are SCGYCB. Iohn Metzger A statesman he will surely be In future years. iust wait and see. Lila Miller An apple a day keeps the doctor away That's why I eat oranges. Loren Mitchell He is the quiet type You'll never hear him gripe. Elvis Mattes Lite is short and so am I. Allan McCollum It anyone is feeling ill Iust swallow McCollum. he's a pill. Wayne Merriman If exertion means an early death, how long will he live. Wilbert Meyer Take a look ol what we have here, It it isn't Will Meyer from Shobonier. Richard Minor Quite an actor-brainy. too. All the girls agree 'tis true. Ralph Morton He's a shy and quiet lad. One of the nicest we have had. Hlaives of great men all remincl us KSZB Russell Murphy He's young and in his prime. Into mischief most the time. Eleanor Oglesby When high school days are gone from sight. You'll remember Eleanor as a bit ot all right. Norma Pryor To be eiiicient in a quiet way. That is my aim throughout the day. Ruth Purtilar A business mind and a good heart will surely go places. Patricia Roberts You can't say. "She's been ditched." You've got to say. "She's almost hitched!" Virgil Rose I! about any movie you want to know. Ask Virgil, for he works at the show. Dorsey Nichols A farmer you will never know That can do such work with a garden hoe. Eugene Papes Tall and slim is he, What a man he'll grow to be. Raymond Pummill A winning smile, a winning way. Iovial, iriendly. bright and gay. Marcia Rabus She ioined our class for iust this year, My-but aren't we glad she's herel Doris Robertson From early morn till day is done She has a smile lor everyone. Willine Routh Always happy, never glum, Makes a bright and cheerful chum. We can make our lives sublime, e632 Mary Io Shellabarger Play on your rnarimba little girl. And watch that "Glow Worm" start to whirl. Iuanita Smith She greets everyone with a bright cheery smile. Anna Lou Spinner A screech ot brakes. A knock on the door. A last word to grandmother. "I'll be home at four." Edward Steinhauer With a smile like that before our sight. Please girls. the line forms to the rightl George Stombaugh Sir Walter Raleigh oi today His car helps maidens on their way. Devea Strickland Devea is one who's iull of vim. And she certainly is a star in gym. Martha Short Blond and lair With a quiet air. Donald Spencer Ii you die irom poison in your coke, lust blame Don tor this little ioke. Iames Staff A scholar combined with an all around athlete. Cletess Mary Stevenson Heart. Head. Health. and Hand. By the 4-H slogan she will stand. Richard Stombaugh We often see this chap ahout- Into mischief without a doubt. Mary lean Tedrick Oi all the girls that e'er were seen. There's none so fine as Mary lean. And, departing, leave behind us Q642 Robert Thoman Always out tor a good time. Well is that a crime? Paul Thomas He'll leave us sadly. for you know "She" has another year to go. Iune Tippit Always cheery, pleasant to meet. Her smile iust can't be beat. Iohn Ullom What's the use ot worrying over what I will never know. Helen Wangrow Is she quiet? Maybe. when she is asleep. Kenneth Wollerman Best ot men are men oi lew words. Fo 5 tax Albert Thomas A likable chap. a cheery way. He may do great things someday. Forrest Thompson A speaker he will he. no doubt. And he won't need one person to help him out. Lucille Trueblood When there's nothing else to do nights. I study. Robert Walker He's not the Robert Walker who in the movies does act. But he acts like a gentleman: what's better than that? Dolores Wolff A slender girl with dark brown hair. She's quiet. but she's always there. Betty Workman , Wherever you find her. she is always the same. I 4 otprints on the sands of timef' -Imfgff-flow. 4652 Www Girls, front to hack: S. Brooks, R. Purtilar, S. Mammen, M, Chappeledr, B Brooke Boys. front to back: R. Minor, I. Metzger, E. Chcxppelear, R. Chandler, B. Kam FIRST TEN HONOR STUDENTS Class of 1948 1. Betty Brooks 2. Edward Chappelear 3. Ruth Purtilar 4. Iohn Metzger 5. Benton Kains Q66 Sally Mammen Robert Chandler Richard Minor Suzanne Brooks Marilyn Chappelear SENIOR ACTIVITIES Jeanette Albert-F.H.A. 1. Sharon Bass-G.A.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Sec.- Treas. of Band 4, Sax Quartette 4, Glee Club 1, Special Chorus l, 2, 3, 4, Thespian 4, Librarian 4, F.H.A. l, Vandalite 2, 3, 4, Current News Ed. 3, 4, Vandalois 4, Science Club l, 2, Speech team 3, 4. Dennis Bombal-F.F.A. l. Paul Break-P.F.A. l, 2, 3, 4, Sec. of F.F.A. 2, Pres. of F.F.A. 3, Reporter of F.F.A. 4, Vandelite 3, 4, Li- brarian 4, Vandalois 4, Thespian 4. Suzanne Brooke-Thespian 1, 2, 3, 4, Sec.-Treas. of Thespian 3, President of Thespian 4, Make-up for Thespian l, 2, 3, 4, Speech team 1, 2, 3, 4, Vandal- ite 1, 2, 3, 4, Vandalois 4, G.A.A. l, 2, 3, 4, Science Club 1, N. H. S. 3, 4, Pres of N. H. S. 4, Ir. Class Play 3, Glee Club 3, 4, "Ianuary Thaw" 4. Betty Brooks-G.A.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Thespian 2, 3, 4, Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Band Council I, 2, 3, 4, Clarinet Quartette l, 2, 4, N. H. S. 3, 4, Sec. of N. H. S. 4, Student Council 2, 3, 4, Sec.-Treas. of Student Council 3, 4, Sec. of Class 1, Science Club 1, Ir. Class Play 3, Vandalite 1, 2, 3, 4, Ass't. Ed. of Vandalite 2, Ed. of Vandalite 3, Vandalois 4, D.A.R. 4. Edward Burkett-Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Robert Chandler-Band 1, 2, 3, N.A.S.S. 1, 2, 3, 4, Bas- ketball l, 2, 3, 4, Track l, 2, 3, 4, Baseball l, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 4, Trumpet Trio 3, Vandalois 4, N. H. S. 4. Edward Chappelear-N.A.S.S. 4, Track 1, 2, 3, 4, Intra- mural Basketball 1, 2, 4, Vandalois 4, Basketball l, 2, 3, Baseball 1, 2, 3, Ir. Class Play 3, ulanuary Thaw" 4, Student Council 4, Latin Play 2, Thespian 4: N. H. S. 4. Marilyn Chappelear-G.A.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Librarians 3, 4, Vandalois 4, Thespian 4. Bonnie Chemisky-G.A.A. 1, 2, 3, Tumbling Team 1, 2, 3, Glee Club 1, Special Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4, F.H.A. 1, 2, 3. Iames Cox-F.F.A. l, 2. Robert Cox-Glee Club l, Science Club 1, 2, Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Thespian 3, 4, Vandalois 4. Lavern Crawford-F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Track 3, 4, N.A.S.S. 4. Wayne Crawford-CTransferred from Brownstown '47l F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, Librarian 3, 4-H 1, 2, 3, 4, N. H. S. 4. George Crickman-F.A.A. l, 2, 3, 4, 4-H 1, 2, 3, 4, Band l, 2, 3, 4. Ioan Curry-Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, F.l-1.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Van- dalois 4. Margaret Daniels-Glee Club l, 2, 3, F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Sec.-Treas. of F.H.A. 3, Vandalois 4. Ralph Devall-F.F.A. 1, 2. 4:67 Betty Diveley-F.H.A. l, 2, 3, 4, GAA. 1, Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4-H l, 2, 3, 4, Vandalois 4. Edith Elam-F.H.A. l, 3, 4, GJ-LA. 2, Glee Club 2. Robert Emericlg-F.F.A. 1, 2, 3. Dorothy Forbes-Advanced Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4, FHA. l, 2, 3, District Officer of F.H.A. 3. Carlyle Forbie-F.F.A. 3, Ir. Class Play. Melba Forehand-G.A.A. 1, F.H.A. 1, 2, 4, News Repor- ter for F.H.A. 2. Audrey Gillespie-G.A.A. l, 2, 3, 4, Tumbling Team 2, 3, Vandalite 2, 4, Vandalois 3, 4, Glee Club 3, Special Chorus 4, F.H.A. l. Rita Guthrie-F.H.A. 1, 2. loyce Hummel-F.H.A. 1, 2. William Hamer-Basketball l, 2, 3, 4, Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4, Track 1, 2, 3, 4, Thespian 3, 4, N.A.S.S. 3, 4, Science Club 1, Vandalois 4, Ir. Class Play 3. Margaret Harrison-F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Geraldine Hoffman-Science Club I, Glee Club 3, Ir. Class play, Librarian 4, Vandalite 4, Vandalois 4. Donna Isbell-Vandalite 1, F.H.A. l, 2, 3, Sec. of F.H.A. 2, GAA. 1, Special Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club l. Ioyce Isbell-GAA. 1, Vandalite 2, 3, Librarian 3, 4, Vandalois Ir. Co-Editor 3, Co-Editor 4, N. H. S. 3, 4, Vice-Pres. of N. H. S. 4, Homecoming Queen 4. Eddie Iones-Basketball 1, 2, Track l, 2, Baseball 1, Science Club 2, 3, 4, Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3, 4. Loy Ionee-Glee Club 1, 2, Librarian 4. Benton Kaine-Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Track 3, 4, Ir. Play 3, "Ianuary Thaw" 4, Science Club l, Vandalois 4, Vandalite 3, 4, N.A.S.S. 3, 4, Glee Club 4, Band Pres. 4, N. H. S. 4. Edith Kirkpatrick-G.A.A. l, F.H.A. 4, Vandalois 4. Iune Knebel-G.A.A. 1, 2, Band l, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club l, 2, Vandalois 4, F.H.A. 1, Librarian 4, Vice-President Band 4, Science Club l. Patricia Lay-F.H.A. l, 2, 3, G.A.A. 2, 4, Glee Club 3, 4, Librarians 3, 4, Vandalite 4, Vandalois 4, Ir. Class Play. Sally Mammen-Science Club l, Band 1, G.A.A. l, 2, 3, 4, Sec.-Treas. 3, Vice-president 4, Vandalite 2, 3, 4, Vandalois 3, 4, Ass't. Co-Ed. 3, Co-Editor 4, Ir. Class Play 3, Thespians 3, 4, Librarians 3, 4, N.H.S. 3, 4, Intramural team 3, "Ianuary Thaw" 4, Speech Team 3, Latin play 2. Dale Matheny-Science Club 1, Glee Club 1, Librarian 4, Vandalois 4, Special Chorus 1. D SENIOR ACTIVITIES Thomas Mclkndrew-Baseball 3, 45 Track 1, Z, 35 Intra- mural Basketball l, Z, 3, 45 Sec.-Treas, of Sophomore class 25 Intramural Basketball Manager. Allan McCollum-Intramural Basketball l, 2, 3, 45 Van- dalois 45 Thespians 4, Ierry McDaniel-Decatur: Home room President on all Intramural Recreation Teams, Glee Club, Mixed Chorus, Operetta "Flag Squad," Home room Presi- dent 25 Football l, 2, 3. Vandalia: Vice President 45 Baseball 4. Wayne Merriman-Librarian 2, 3. Iohn Metzger-Baseball l, 2, 35 Basketball l, 2, 35 Track l, 25 Manager 25 Vandalite 1, 35 Thespian l, 2, 3, 45 Science Club 15 Ir. Class Play, Student Council 3, 45 President 45 Band l, 2, 3, 45 Latin Play5 Van- dalois 45 Speech Team 2, 3, 45 Intramural Basket- ball Z5 N. H. S. 4. Wilbur Meyer-Intramural Basketball 3. Richard Minor-Science Club l, 25 Glee Club 45 Thes- pians 2, 3, 45 Speech Team 3, 45 Ir. Class Play 35 Intramural Basketball l, 2, 3, 45 Vandalois 45 Busi- ness Manager 45 Student Council 45 Latin Play 25 N. H. S. 4. Loren Mitchell-F.F.A. l, 2. Ralph Morton-Vandalois 45 Intramural Basketball 3. Russell Murphy-Track 3, 4. Dorsey Nichols-4-H l5 F.F.A. 2, 3, 4. Eleanor Oglesby-G.A.A. l, 2, 35 F.H.A. 1, 2. Norma Pryor-Band 1, 2, 3, 45 G.A.A. I5 F.H.A. l, 2, 4. Raymond Pummill-Track Manager 35 Glee Club 4. Ruth Purtilar-Glee Club 3, 45 Vandalite l, 2, 3, 45 Librarians 3, 45 Speech Team 35 Thespian 3, 45 Sec.-Treas. Thespian 45 G.A.A. l, 2, 3, 45 Sec.-Treas. G.A.A. 45 Ir. Class Play, Vandalois 45 Science Club l, 25 N,H.S. 3, 4. Marcia Rabus-St. Mary's: Four Links, Ass't. Editor 45 Cheerleader 35 Class President l5 Treasurer 3, 45 Glee Club 35 C.S.M.C. l, 2, 35 Debate Team 1, 2, 35 Vandalia: G.A.A. 4. Patricia Roberts-F.H.A. l, 2, 3, 45 4-H I5 Glee Club 35 Tumbling 2, 35 F.H.A. Vice-President 35 Vandalois 4, Doris Robertson-F.l-l.A. 2. Virgil Rose-P.F.A. l, 2. Willine Routh-F.l'l.A. I, 25 GAA. 3, 45 Vandalois 4. Mary Io Shellabarger-Speech Team 35 Band l, 2, 3, 45 Thespian 3, 45 Vandalite 45 Vandalois 45 Librarian 45 GJ-LA. I, 3, 45 Ir. Class Play5 Glee Club 35 Ad- vanced Chorus 4. 4:68 Martha Short-F.H.A. l, 2, 3, 4. Iuanita Smith-F.H.A. l. Donald Spencer-Science Club 1, 2, 3, 45 Vandalite 3, 45 Vandalois 45 Track 3, 45 Intramural Basketball 1, 2, 3, 45 Glee Club 4. Anna Lou Spinner-G.A.A. 1, 2, 3, 45 Vandalite l, Z, 3, 45 Thespian 3, 45 Librarian 35 Science Club l, 25 Van- dalois 45 Cheerleader 3, 45 Band l, 2, 35 Ir. Class Play 3. Iarnes Staff-Double Ouartette 35 Glee Club 45 Band l, 2, 35 Vandalite 45 Vandalois 45 Science Club l, 25 Class President l, 2, 3, 45 Thespian 45 N.A.S.S. 3, 45 Eaiketball l, 2, 3, 45 Baseball l, 2, 3, 45 Track l, , ,4. Edward Steinhauer-Basketball l, 35 Basketball Man- ager 45 Baseball 25 Track 2, 3, 4. Cletess Stevenson-F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 45 4-H5 Vandalois 1. George Stombaugh-Science Club l5 Band l, 25 Base- ball 3, 45 Glee Club 4. Richard Stombaugh-Science Club l, 2, 3, 45 Vandalois 4. Devea Strickland-G.A.A. l, 2, 3, 45 Tumbling Team 2, 35 Thespian 3, 45 Librarian 3, 45 F.H.A. l, 2, 3, 45 Band l, 2, 3, 45 Speech Team 2, 3, 45 Vandalois 4. Mary lean Tedrick-F.H.A. l, 2, 3, 45 Science Club I. Robert Thoman-West Terre Haute High School. Bas- ketball 2, 35 Baseball 25 Softball 35 Class President 2. Vandalia: Baseball 45 Vandalois 45 Secretary of Class 45 Speech Team 4. Albert Thomas-Librarian 2, 3, 45 Glee Club 3, 45 Van- dalois 45 N. H. S. 4. Paul Thomas-Baseball 1, 2, 3, 45 Basketball l, 2, 3, 45 Glee Club l, 2, 3, 45 Science Club lp Student Coun- cil 2, 35 Track l, 2, 3. Forrest Thompson-Thespian 45 Hlanuary Thaw" 45 Speech Team 4. Iune Tippit-F.H.A. l, 2, 3, 45 Glee Club 2, 3. Lucille Trueblood-F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Iohn Ullorn-Science Club l, 4. Robert Walker-F.F.A. l, 2, 3. Helen Wangrow-F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 45 Vandalois 4. Dolores Wolff-Homecoming Queen Attendant 4. Kenneth Wollerman-F.F.A. l, 2. 9 D. ff 2. fgwdidf BETTY BROOKS Q 69 D H035 WHO Mosi Athletic ' ner Anna Lou Spln lim Staff Best All Around Sally Mammen lim Staff tic Brooks Richard Minor Most Drama Suzanne Most Hum Worries OIOUS a Lou Spinner Ann lerry McDaniels the Most Ruth Purtilar Benton K7057 Kalns Best Dressed lesby Eleanor Og Ralph Morton Most H095 WHO Laziest Lila Miller Wayne Merriman Popular Betty Brooks B Best Betty ob Thoman Best Looking Bonnie Chernisky Ralph Morton School Citizen Brooks lack Metzger Most Bu Eddie Cha Most Musical Jody Shellabarger Benton Kains Ambitious th Purtilar ppelear C4 71 E Ji' E. 'iwT'Z... ...Qi 'A Standing: S. Mammen, Mr. Blythe, I. Isbell, Vice-President. Sitting: S. Brooks, President, B. Brooks, Sec.-Treas.g R. Purtilar. NATIO AL HO OR SCCIETY Up in spirits, high in grades, they're on top in character, leadership, and service! Even though our organization of the National Honor Society is in its infancy stage, the group of five girls with their sponsor, Mr. Blythe, have worked to encourage and acknowledge students who achieved high scholastic ratings through-out the year. In doing this the society arranged a unique party of stunts, folk dances, and relays. At Christmas time the girls undertook the project of gathering toys, repair- ing them, and delivering them on Christmas Eve. We are told that these girls do have to work to achieve their scholastic standing, but you never hear of them writing daily letters to Einstein, telling him what is wrong with his theory of relativity. Nor do they have to go around stooped in thought and wearing horn-rimmed glasses, or pushing their books in a wheelbarrow, now and then a suitcase-yes. Seriously, they are a busy group, finding time for their extra curricular activities and studies. Through character, leadership, service, and a good report card as a ticket, eleven new members were inducted into the honorary society. The new members are Robert Chandler, Edward Chappelear, Wayne Crawford, Benton Kains, Iohn Metzger, Richard Minor, Albert Thomas, seniors, and Patricia Balsiger, Iacqueline Pittman, Allen Schmid, Frances Stansfield, juniors. e722 WHO' ERE I '66 "Good evening friends and alumni of V.C.H.S. This is your announcer, Rick Minor, bringing you an eye witness account of the 20th homecoming dance at V.C.l-I.S. This event is in honor of the Class of '48. Eighteen event- ful years have passed and now in 1966 we find the members of this great class gathered to- gether for the first time. We have been in- formed that all 90 members will be present. This is indeed, a record. Through the efforts of the Alumni Association we have been able to ascertain "Who's Who," and in just a few minutes we will pass this information on to you. "I am stationed here in the foyer of the beautiful high school which is celebrating its lUth anniversary. fl-low we all dreamed of this building when we were in Schoolll From time to time I shall switch you to my able assistants, Forrest Thompson, in the balcony, and Suzanne Brooks on the dance floor. Mr. Thompson, you know, is a well-known sports announcer and Miss Brooks is by profession a dramatic teacher in a school for girls. "Here come the first arrivals-lovely Bonnie Chernisky and Margaret Daniels who are air line hostesses, followed by lack Metzger, a well-known lawyer and the most sought-after bachelor of the year. Close behind are Bob Chandler, a mechanical engineer and Eddie Chappelear, a research engineer for GLM. Coming in now with their wives we see some of the leading farmers of the community- Ralph Devall, Laverne Crawford, and Dennis Bombal. People are coming in so fast we are having difficulty keeping up with them. In the north end of the foyer we see some of the prominent business men of the community in a huddle-Paul Break, leader of the farm associ- ationg Edward Burkett, a construction foreman: Robert Emerick, a hardware merchant, Lyle Forbis, owner of the local news standg and undertaker, Bill Harner. What a spectacle! I never saw so much hand-shaking, back-s1ap- ping, and embracing in all my life. I am sure many are now gathered in the balcony, so I'l1 switch you to Forrest Thompson in the bal- cony." "Thank you, Rick. Hello, everybody. You don't have to be a sports announcer to realize what a sporting event this is. Everybody is in a holiday mood. The balcony is filling fast. Over in the far corner we see a group of nurses who seem to have left their cares behind- Cletess Stevenson, Melba Forehand, Donna Isbell, Pat Roberts and Iune Tippitt. Near them, in another group are hotel managers, Iohn Ullom and Dale Matheny, Sheriff Raymond Pummill, Fire Chief Elvis Mattes, and Dr. ferry McDaniel, a dentist. Here very near us we see some very successful looking gentlemen renewing old friendships. These people, hav- ing come from all parts of the country to be with us tonight, are Richard Stombaugh and Wilbert Meyer who fly transcontinental air liners, night club hostess Lila Millerg Iim Staff, outfielder for the Cardinalsg Eleanor Oglesby C733 and Marcia Rabus, dress designers from New York, Dr. Donald Spencer, a psychiatrist, and from Chicago, photographer Bob Thoman and Devea Strickland, director of a childrens thea- ter. just entering the balcony are Bob Walker, a private detective, Albert Thomas, a railroad engineer, blues singer, Paul Thomas, Virgil Rose, a teacher of history at U. of I., Loy Iones, research chemist, stock-broker, Bob Cox, from Wall Street, and George Crickman, the head of a farm implement company. The crowd is beginning to move as the orchestra starts play- ing, and the lights are dimmed. We take you now to Miss Suzanne Brooks who is stationed on the dance floor. Come in, Suzanne." "Greetings friends of the Class of '48. Did you know that our music tonight is being fur- nished by Mary Io Shellabarger and her all girl orchestra? Among its members we see Sharon Bass, Edith Kirkpatrick and Iune Knebel. Hav- ing a very happy time on the dance floor are Benton Kains, a scientist in the field of atomic research, and Dorothy Forbes, a private secre- tary, rancher Don Gelsinger and Ieanette Albert, a stenographer, George' Stombaugh, local Kroger Store manager and his wife, the former Anna Lou Spinner, Eddie Steinhauer, a major league baseball scout and his wife, Mary lean Tedrick, Kenneth Wollerman, a naturalist and his wife, Edith Elam. Now the music has stopped and we see truck-line own- ers Lor'en Mitchell and Eugene Papes trying to get the attention of those thriving used-car dealers, Allan McCollum and Wayne Merri- man, and garage owner, Russell Murphy. Waiting patiently on the side lines are beauty shop operators Ioyce Hammel, Doris Robertson, and Martha Short, also home economic teach- ers, Pat Lay and Margaret Harrison. lust going out on the dance floor with their husbands We see old school friends who are conducting a very successful school for girls. These are none other than Sally Mammen, Geraldine Hoffman, Ioyce Isbell, Betty Brooks, Ruth Purtilar, and Marilyn Chappelear. The lights are bright once again and it is time for intermission, so we take you back to the foyer and our chief announcer, Rick Minor." "Once again I greet you folks and bring you the names of more of the Class of '48, Happi- ness and good fellowship reign supreme. Near the south entrance We see the former Betty Dively, Lucille Trueblood, Betty Workman, and Helen Wangrow in a heated conversation, no doubt it concerns their children. Civil engineer Iim Cox, grocerymen Glen Brown and Eddie jones, and tobacco farmer, Dorsey Nichols are talking very seriously. Near us is a gay group composed of Tom McAndrew, drummer in a dance band, Audrey Gillespie, a commercial artist, Ralph Morton, secretary to the governor of Illinois, Norma Pryor, a bank teller, and Dolores Wolff, a private secretary. just going out the door We see telephone oper'ators lean Curry, Rita Guthrie, and Iuanita Smith hurry- ing to work. Putting on their coats and bidding friends goodbye are Reverend Wayne Craw- ford and his wife, Willine Routh. "Intermission is drawing to a close and we find it time to bid you all good-bye. We hope you have enjoyed this broadcast as much as we have enjoyed bringing it to you. As we turn you back to our main station, may we remind you that tonight has proved that a friend, like a thing of beauty, is a joy forever. Goodnight all." 'x74z Haw ,, -- NX- '- 0 . 1 Bl! X IZ I , -I - Q' - , , , 5 ' as - na Z5 fd I - ' t'!. i ' i'En iii! , 1 - ' -Q! . 234. -1 I - ,!",- .2-S 5- vt E -355 .SET N N o XX i - 1 2 wig 5 : f a: gg N' s fi ZE , VNS X my - - if 'At 0' -6 X P . ,- X cttw D c j'1l-...api M . -wil? I ,f GAA Plagclaii l' 'I F A'f'Gf-eenv: He, ,,', an , i v P-,A 0 " .0 k 'viii D A Gi ff'-4 IQ' , ini L 1 1 Sadie HawKin.s 'Part' ll ky- PM Q 'g s Fir.-if BBC-lame. g 1 in -1' 'i l Dear Diary H September- Dear Diary- Today is the beginning of the end-those lazy summer days are gone. School has begun! All those new faces- occasionally a person does see someone familiar! Oh joy, we won our first three baseball games. Wouldn't it be super if we could keep this up all season? The "staffs" made their annual trip to the l.S.l'l.S.P.A. Convention. Sounds like they had lots of fun at the foot- ball game and the dance, especially when you hear the girls rave about "Andy." Yes, this year is going to be loads of fun. October- Dear Diary- Curses, failed again-well, not quite. At least l arn safe for another six weeks-here's hoping I do better! "Fireman Save My Child"-such nonsense, who would have ever thought that "Little Ella" was a dog. All kiddin' aside, the Thespians did a swell job, they did even better at Scott Field. Oh, that Halloween party! Ieepers, l was scared stiff- those ghosts an' pirates, an' gypsies sure seemed real. Four cheers for the Student Council-let's have more par- ties. November- Dear Diary- The gym had quite a workout this month-basketball, dances, and two three act productions going on all at once. The plays were the juniors' "Brother Goose" and the Thes- pians' "Ianuary Thaw." Gosh, my sides are still aching. Everything was just perfect at the Sadie Hawkins Dance except that Lil' Abner didn't run from Daisy Mae. And who would, after one look at those "Dogpatch" skirts? Wow! Oh, a vacation, Thanksgiving is here. Oh! Mom! Where's the bicarbonate? December- Dear Diary- A cheer for the Vcxndaloisl lt was the best Homecoming ever. The Queen's floats were simply marvelous, and for that matter, the candidates weren't so bad themselves. "Deck the halls with boughs of holly." Yes, and the Student Council did just that very thing. And to add to it they presented a Christmas program in which the Thespians gave "The Supreme Gift." The whole thing was super, and it really did add to the Christmas spirit. At last, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, Diary. Ianuary- Dear Diary- Ohl Those examsl l hate 'eml We have one consolation though-they were our last. Whewl Am l tired. And who wouldn't be after that N. H. S, party. lt was supposed to be for mental wizards, but it seemed to me more like a physical education class. Mr. Blythe made a swell coxswain in the faculty's skit, and for that matter Miss Barr was pretty good on the oars too. Gangway, Mr. Atlas, here come the V. C. H. S. wrestlers. Some of those boys Coach Drenckpohl put on exhibition were sure tough. lust ask ferry McDaniels. February- Dear Diary- Laugh? l thought l'd die But l still haven't decided which was the funniest, the G. A. A. initiates, the F. H. A. girls, or the new Thespians. All were terrific. Unhappy day! l won't be able to go out for a month. l've spent all my money for Valentine candy. Whoopsl l'll have to take that back. The girls are taking us to the Leap Year party this week. Some of them are going to have cars tool l'll bet Miss Upchurch is worn out. She's been spending the last month on the speech team and finally they seem to be putting the emphasis on the right word. They had better. The contest is tomorrow. 6 PWR T f E5 W W' f Mzssim-1 M ta DEC-IH ff f f,,m.cf,4X 'Nl will N it LQ.fg".A"1l,l Ifdilx ,l N 0 . 'fi Qoptlsaia , .. 'l' " 'D wine- f ' DEC' - . ,asm X X M 9, 0 of A xv ' W, Ni N, ff 'Q ' I an ,fly .2 .X l X 4vef't,vC'tq ll Q- Q '. '. ff K -2 SEMESTER EXAMS ii JANNCLR'-73 J 8,5 szgzyii +Q,iEfv1'o . Q. ::' L X fr'::EiP' so R in : K we . c OASTING '-vi:-ir?-v-3 Q -F:gQ2.g: E PA R TY X N. JAN. A7 J A N . Laneulh and if .f ef, ., f .- A - En L Washin3f0 "'S Bi:-+hJa-ys r:.A.A. and 2 'Thesfian f' Ihifiifibhs T 4- J C : L us 'K .S ffm 0 . "IW-'FJ . Q I 1 ' " 11 9 ,J MARCH " Q Q 33 .r 0, I in ' J ' Speec Q0'KTC5f v I A I7 I. 'il' 'fx . ' C'0AC,Q"'N7 Bgnd qofvicrf XQ5 ,A Q 'whwtl '1fwW+VhWW. D T If T Tr! Alf" lp 14, 2-'b WMI! WI" V QV . 5.12-e. S? nj xghglvl. cept J' L 5 1 ll ' f' 0 I' ,J o A' Q O I V90 o :Q x '25 095 o JJ 90 0 '1 U x 'Qc Qi Q, O j l 'Qo no 91906, O J O , QE oo, : TQQ Dax 0006 0 O7Xo FFBSIIYHEV1 And .Sofluop-Mow-'G ei: 0 as in 5 ,bo EOR All Old 'UN .J .bus 4+ Y-. March- Dear Diary- Our speech team is simply super. They sent more entries to the sectional than any other school in our district. I guess "Ricky" Minor is super too. He was picked first on the All-Star Cast. F. F. A. filled a speech team also, and from what I hear they did pretty good. Hurrah! Only eleven more weeks and school will be out. I just Wonder if I can Wait. Oh! Swoon! That band! Mr. Gould certainly has done a wonderful job. When they played "The Unfinished Sym- phony," I could almost see Schubert standing there nodding his approval. April- Dear Diary- Why, oh why, didn't I take Ag? That food smelled so-o-o good. And all that pie. Yum! Yum! Mmmmm-All those beautiful girls! And with voices too! Mrs. Kains, how do you do it? That Glee Club Con- cert gets better every year. The Student Council sent delegates to the State Con- vention at Peoria, and they say they have all kinds of new ideas. The only catch is that all the ideas aren't on Student Council work. "In spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love." But not in V. C. H. S. Here it turns to track! The Conference meet is the 30th, and that's all the guys have been talking about for the last three weeks. May- Dear Diary- Oh! Woe is me! Why do I always wait until the last minute . . . "Open House" is only three days away and I haven't started my projects yet. What a night! I really had fun! Thanks, juniors, for the swell prom. In just a few more days it will be all over and We will have to say good-bye. College, vacations, new jobs, and wedding bells are all we can talk about. With a tear in my eye and a lump in my throat I bid a last farewell. Compliments to Senior Class Mr. and Mrs. Sam Allen Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Balsiger Iess L. Bitzer Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brannon, Ir. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Break, Ir. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Brooks Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brooks Maxine Carpenter Mr. and Mrs. I. W. Chandler Glen P. Curry Iudge Ioe Dees Dr. Edward Greer Dr. E. F. Greer Kenneth Greer Dr. Mark Greer Dr. Miller Greer Mr. and Mrs. Vane Hamer Darrell Isbell Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Isbell Iohn Lester Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Mammen Mr. and Mrs. C. I. Metzger Mrs. Mabel Minor Mr. and Mrs. Harold Moyer Mrs. Eugene Oglesby Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Shellabarger Mr. Floyd Staff Mr. and Mrs. Stansfield Dr. I. G. Switzer Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Tedrick Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Thoman Mr. Carl Wickert Acknowleclgments to Mr. Harry Swain. Ir. Central Engraving Company St. Louis. Missouri Mr. Lynn I'I.iser Huston-Patterson Corp. Decatur, Illinois Don Iones Studio Vandalia, Illinois Mr. Charles Mills LEADER Vandalia, Illinois e782 ol 1948 Qomgffoztulatioms glass of IQ 8 'i5r'kfk On having completed this important milestone on the ,road of lifeg as you enter into the next phase of your career, we wish to emphasize the importance of thrift ancl a good credit reputation, which are requisites to business and personal success. A savings account has been a stepping stone to success in the life of many a young person. We have been identified with Vandalia ancl Fay- ette County for more than half a century. 'iiffii' THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF VANDALIA 44792 Ph I55 V "OUR PICTURES SPEAK FOR THEMSELVESH Compliments of DON JONES STUDIO all cl "Have a Coke" Garza-Gala The Pause That Refreshes THE HIGH-SIGN OF FRIENDLINESS THE COCA COLA BOTTLNG CO. 4802 NEW LEADER STORE T r M Ladies' Ready-to-Wear S Shoes W Millinery and Furnishings 'A' 'A' 'k QUALITY MERCHANDISE I . ' ,J -Wu: ' P - . g.,,.-,':,.::'R 4 Nm. li- l POPULAR PRICES WE GIVE EAGLE STAMPS Vandalia, Ill. Compliments of FARMERS 81 MERCHANTS BANK 0 LOANS OF ALL KINDS 0 BANK MONEY ORDERS 0 SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES VANDALIA, ILL. PHONE 68 K812 Compliments of McCormick's Grocery Vegetables, Fruits and Meats OUR AIM IS TO PLEASE YOU EAKIN MOTOR SALES STUDEBAKER Sales and Service IVIOTORINCCS FASHION PLATE FOR '48 Compliments of SHELL STATION J. Carl Smith, Prop. I04 W. Gallatin Phone 568-J Wes-l- End Greenhouse and Nursery Flowers for All Occasions We Wire Flowers Anywhere Phone 6 7 0 Compliments of LEONARD BOWLES FARM IMPLEMENT CO. 0 McCORMlCK-DEERING MACHINERY 0 INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS 0 INTERNATIONAL REF RIGERATION PI-IONE 908-W-4 VANDALIA, ILL. K8Z2 CONGRATULATIONS, CLASS OF I948 from THE HUB STORE FOR BETTER THINGS TO WEAR THE HUB VANDALIA, ILL. PHONE I 85 WHEN BETTER MERCHANDISE IS MADE THE HUB WILL SELL IT 83 D R U G S PAINT - WALL PAPER SCHOOL BOOKS and SUPPLIES JAMES DRUG STORE Rode M. James, R.Ph. Phone 54 Vandalia, Ill. M I D W E S T DAIRY PRODUCTS CAPPS DRUG STORE DRUGS BOOKS - SCHOOL SUPPLIES vs-y-as "Your Grandfathexs Traded Here" Phone I 5-W Compliments of B U R T S C H I ALWAYS ASK FOR MIDWEST MOTOR CC. "America's Favorite" CHEVROLET Sales and Service Pasteurized - I-Iomogenized Vandalia Illinois Phone 41 Vanclalia Phone 366 4 2 Compliments of D. T. McKellar Agency Felmren Bldg. Vandalia, III. Nalional Trail Cafe OPEN ALL NIGHT Warren Mabry B E S T W I S H E S V O G U E S H O P P E W A L T C N ' S junction Hi-ways 40 and 5l Ladies' Ready.to-Wear Your B. F. Goodrich and Kelvinator Dealer FARM MACHINERY Sales and Service Millinery - Accessories 407 Gallatin Vandalia, lll. Mammen's Hardware SPORTING coons and FISHING TACKLE MiIIer's Music Co. wn.cox GAY RECORDIO All Makes of Records Music Accessories Electric Radios - Combination MICHEL'S FEED STORE PURINA FEEDS CUSTOM GRINDING AND MIXING Phone 9 8 7-W Wl.SON'S FOOD SHOP Your l. G. A. Grocer EVERY DAY LOW PRICES Q85 as Compliments of WILLIS CLEANERS A if -A Vandalia Illinois Vandalia News Service METROPOLITAN NEWSPAPERS Wholesale ancl I-Iome Delivery Tobaccos - Novelties - Gifts Stationery - Greeting Carcls Phone 585 Vandalia, Ill. LEISHER MAYTAG CO. Frigidaires Washers - Ironers - Stokers EUREKA SWEEPERS Telephone I66-W Vandalia, III. Compliments of The Vandalia Leader i i' 'k The Newspaper That Covers Fayette County And Can Prove That lt's FIRST IN CIRCULATION Best Wishes to the Senior Class for a Successful Future ECONOMY FEED 81 MILLING CO. Fred D. Chappelear Compliments of SCHUTZ MARKET Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Groceries and Meats Compliments of EAKIN HOTEL Fireproof - Garage Next Door Air-Conditioned Coffee Shop Vandalia's Newest and Best F I R E S T O N E CHAMP DELUXE TIRES Truck and Tractor Tires Electric Appliances - Farm Supplies Home and Auto Supplies Paints - Batteries Economy Home and Auto Supply Phone 687 41862 Compliments of W. E. 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PHONE 295 LL?-1.11 FIDELITY CLOTHIERS QUALITY MERCHANDISE POPULAR PRICES I j 91 QUALITY - SERVICE HERFF-JONES COMPANY CLASS RINGS Commencement Announcements Indianapolis, Ind. Jewelers and Stationers to BEST WISHES to the CLASS OF I948 BARKLEY FUNERAL HOME I-Iarolcl R. Blue Prop. Vandalia Community High School Classes Phone I4 E. H. Hall Crawfordsville, Incl. AMBULANCE SERVICE C0mPliments of TI'IERE'S HEALTH IN EVERY BOTTLE THE VANDALIA UNION Established in I864 BOTII-ED DAILY Fl R ST PASTEURIZED HOMOGENIZED IN NEWS CHOCOLATE MILK IN SERVICE COFFEE CREAM IN SIZE BUTTERMILK IN ADVERTISING WHIPPING CREAM IN DELICIOUS ICE CREAM VANDALIA UNION PUBLISHING CU. V A N D A L I A D A I R Y Norman Jones Vernie Deverick Lyda Lakin PRODUCTS Q92 B OPAL MILLER'S MODERN CABINS I6 Blocks West on Route 40 Vandalia Illinois Norihside Mo'I'or Co. CADILLAC PONTIAC C.M.C. 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