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The Seco club is the Home Economics club of Vassar High
School. The club was organized in 1935 to stimulate interest in Home
Economics and was under the leadership of Miss Marion Wright.
The State Home Economics Club, in which the Vassar Seco Club is
a member, sponsors a Vocational Camp each summer at Dowling, Michi-
gan. Our club has sent a representative each yea1'. Anna Hohman Went
in 1936 and Rosemary Ellis in 1937.
Several methods of making money have been used for the expense
of this camp. In 1936 the club made recipe books that were collections
of favorite recipes chosen by the club. In 1937, Orange and Black yarn
dolls were made and sold for school emblems. In 1938, candy, hot dogs,
and stationery has been sold.
The theme of the programs for this year has been "Improvement of
the High School Girl". This improvement was brought out in each meet-
ing by speakers or discussion groups. Mrs. Theodore Hoffman spoke on
the "Career of Nursing," Mrs. D. C. Atkins on the "Social Life of the
High School Girl" and Mrs. Merle Giddings on "Personal Improvement."
At Christmas time the enthusiastic club members prepared for the
needy, baskets of food and clothing.
The members also gave a Hobo party of the F. F. A. boys and a
picnic to complete the program.
For next year the club plans to organize a "Big Sister" week for
the new pupils in the High School and looks forward to a bigger and
President Rosemary Ellis
Vice President Marjorie I-Ieindl
Secretary Dorothy Dierck
Treasurer Maxine Esckelson
Advisor Miss Mary Miller
Bottom Row-A. Collis, V. Streeter, A. German, J. Russell,
H. Korthals, M. Esckelson, R. Ellis, M. Heindl, D. Dierck, M. Bader,
M. Houghtaling, F. Pickleman, E. Wells, D. Beach.
Third Row-L. Auernhammer, J. Van Petten, S. Hope, A. Hecht,
M. Jayes, R. Gohsman, F. Russell, N. Anderson, M. Stoley, M. M.
VanPatten, M. Trea, D. Frahm, Miss Miller.
Second Row-M. Shultz, M. Davis, G. Wilcox, D. Freeland,
H. Hope, P. Glady, N. Frost, H. Schack, E. Cheney, L. Enos,
L. Moody, L. Haines, A. Hohman.
Top Row-M. Lewis, J. Lcwis, P. Thompson, R. Bauer, E, Allen,
M. Vande Bunt, B. Baldwin, N. Rigg, C. Johnson, B. Johnson.
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F. F. A.
Top ROWAR. Grinnell, F. Heindl, G. Glazier.
Second ROWQW. Decoe, N. Trinklein, M. Franko, C. Reif,
B. Taylor, K. Smith, D. Frahm.
Third Row-AJ-Iunkins, C. Roles, M. Ross, O. Beebe, D. German,
A. Reda, E. Dobson, R. Reif.
Bottom Row-G. Bates, C. Frahm, L. Esckelson, S. Opperman,
M. Stange, A. Clazier, Mr. Pemberton.
President Sinclair Opperman
Vice President Lawrence Esckelson
Secretary Melvin Stange
Treasurer Audrey Glazier
Reporter Carl Fiulim
Advisor Mr. Pemberton
The Vassar Chapter organized in the year 1932 with Her-
man Rosencrants as the President. The activities of the organization are
large in number. The "Junior Farmer Week" is the mcst important
and the one most looked forward to. Each year in May all members go
to East Lansing and compete in judging contests. The annual summer
trip is another activity of importance. Trips taken thus far have been to
Traverse City, Houghton Lake, Lake City, and Benton Harbo1'. Estab-
lishment of the Tuscola County F. F. A. was directed and started by the
The annual Community Fair, sponsored by the F. F. A., is usually
held for two days in the latter part cf November. The important com-
mittees of the fair are the Entry, Premium, Program, Advertising, Rules
and Regulations, and Clean-up committees. The General Chairman is
overseer of the various committees.
The annual Parents' Banquet is held in March. It is for the pur-
pose of showing appreciation for the fine cooperation of the parents in
allowing the boys to carry on projects. It also marks the official closing
of the projects for the past year and the beginning of projects for the
The aims of the F. F. A. are to better farming condftions and to
help the farmers of thi: community solve their problems.. It develops
leadership among the boys and teaclzes them cooperation, thrift and re-
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of boys who were interested in short
of what is now Vassar Radio Club.
of 1936 they found that the new science
interested in this branch of science.
Cooperating with him they formed the organization which has been very
active and successful.
Two years ago a number
wave radio formed the nencleus
When school started in the Fall
instructor, M1'. Yonker vias also
The officers for the first year were as follows: President, Floyd
Draper, Vice-president, Clifford Wilkinson, and Glenn Welsh as Secre-
Radio Club owes much of its rapid progress and activeness to a
number of radio dealers of Saginaw who were kind enough to give us a
number of old radio sets for experimental purposes.
A fitting' climax to the first years' work was the initiation of new
members which was held the following spring.
Last fall our members returned to school in high spirits and with
to make the club better than ever before. There were
difficulties of course, one of the greatest was the lack of a proper room
in which to work. VVe succeeded in obtaining a cloak room which fitted
the requirements perfectly. This was immediately transformed into Il
The club has now purchased a professional Hallicrafter Radio Re-
ceiver which has been paid for entfrely by the club members themselves.
The purpose of Radio Club is to work toward obtaining an ama-
teur radio transmitting license. Radio club will always be thankful to
the faculty who patiently refrained from complaining of the odd noise.:
and squeals which at times escapei from the Radio Laboratory.
President Floyd Draper
Vice President Clifford Wilkinson
Secretaiy George Beach
Treasurer Glenn Welsh
Top Row-C.1'loles, C. Trcmonti, M. Stange, W. Blelanski,
Bottom Row-F. Draper, C. Wilkinson, G. Welsh, G. Beach,
J. Inscho, Mr. Yonker.
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