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"Won't you come to my "Den', at number 1955 Senior Avenue, Vestal, New York?"
says Bruin T. Qfor they Bear. "It's not much really but I call it home. Come in, I'd
like to show you all the trophies and souvenirs that I collected this past year. Watch
your step as you enter the door. "
RICHARD "DICK" HOOVER
The Senior Class of Vestal Central High, class of 1955, is proud to dedicate its
yearbook to Richard "Dick" Hoover, a man who has contributed in great measure to
joining the student body and the people of the community into a cooperating unit.
Through his excellent work in drilling and coaching an undefeated football team, this
man has brought to a new height school and community spirit.
Besides awakening school spirit, he has set an example to both his team and the
community with his cheerfulness and his modest, unassuming nature.
"Just step into the first room on your right-that's
the Administration and Faculty room. Come on in and
I'11 introduce you to them. U
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Working on the many problems confronting a fast-growing school district are these members
of our Vestal Central Board of Education. Left to right, seated, Mrs. Muriel Detwiler, Edward
McE1ligott, presidentg Eugene Zierdt, Mrs. Lewene Lawhead. Standing, William Yates, F.
Duncan Case and Vern Eldredge. Not present when the picture was taken were Perry Baumlin
and Dr. Marion P. Emerson.
Major problem for school officials is the need for additional
classroom space and sites for future expansion. Looking over
the sites of two new elementary buildings scheduled for com-
pletion this year are Dr. Carl M. Bair, Jr. , supervising prin-
cipalg Thomas Seal of the architectural firm of Michael J.
D'Angelis, Rochesterg Mr. McE11igott and Mr. Baumlin.
The hard work which goes on behind the scenes
of any large school district is the assignment of
the board of education. Vestal is especially for-
tunate in the calibre of its nine-member board
which has put in countless hours of tedious work in
an effort to provide us with the finest facilities and
faculty humanly possible to obtain.
Rarely is there credit for these workers. Rare-
ly does the community know ofthe immense sacri-
fice in time and effort expended by these selfless
So we salute our board for effort "above and be-
yond the call of duty" and award them a special
diploma "Summa cum laude. H
Dr. Carl M. Bair Jr.
We of the Senior Class of 1955 feel very fortunate in being the first senior class to graduate under
Dr. Bair was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and received Elementary Education in South Dakota. He
attended New Jersey State Teachers College, Trenton, New Jersey and received his B. S. degree there.
He attended the University of Connecticut and was awarded his masters there. He received his Doctor-
ate in Education from Harvard Graduate School.
Dr. Bair has been ateacher and a coach at Neptune Ridgewood, New Jersey. He was principal of
the Littleton, Massachusetts High School. He has been a superintendent in the State Education Depart-
ment of Connecticut. It was from this position as Superintendent of Schools in Glen Ridge, New Jersey,
that Dr, Bair came to Vestal.
During World War II Dr. Bair served in the Submarine Service. He is married and the father of
three daughters. Carol, the eldest, is married and is living in New Hampshire, Janet is working as a
secretary in a local business firm and Bette is a student in the 10th grade at Vestal.
Dr. Bair issued this statement to the class for publication in this book:
"Few classes in any school are blessed with as many dynamic leaders as our class of '55. It is a
class loaded with talent, the will to work, and humor. It's members will strengthen our democracy,
our churches, and our business. In short they are wonderful 'kids. '
"Frankly, I am going to miss my beloved 'pests. ' "
Carl M. Bair, Jr.
Pictured left to right are Administrative Assistant P. Paul Gimmie, High
School Principal Arthur J. Peck and Junior High Principal Malcolm Piester.
Left to right, Mrs. Virginia Topping, Mrs. Doris Winans
and Mrs. Thorna Holmes.
Left to right, Doris Roney, Laverne Bundy, Virginia Hammer,
Secretaryg Stewart Jones, Anna Strong, and seated, Leona MacLowry.
If anyone ventures to Room 102, the Guidance Room, he'll find six adults very willing
to help him all they can.
Head of the Guidance Department is Mr. Paul Gimmie who has been in the department
Senior boys' counselor is Mr. Bundy who has been guiding students for two years.
Mr. Stewart Jones has been with the Guidance Department for one year.
A newcomer this year and senior girls' counselor is Mrs. Leona MacLowry. She is
only a part-time counselor along with Miss Anna Strong and Mrs. Doris Roney. Sec-
retary to these guidance counselors is Mrs. Virginia Hammer.
Without their help we are sure many of the students couldn't have gotten through our
school years. Our hats are off to the Guidance Department of VCS.
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School Nurse Miss Rita Murphy , Doctor Walter
Komarnisky and School Nurse Mrs. Eugene Kobylarz
join forces to examine a kindergartner in the clinic.
Miss Sharon Neiley "at work" on
patient William Duffy.
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SPECIAL EMPLOYEES BOARD EMPLOYEES
Mrs. Lauree Laurenson, purchasingg Raymond School Clerk Mrs. Agnes Potts and her as
D. Leadbetter, attendanceg and Gordon Burr, at- sistant, Mrs. Minnie Weston.
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EARLE L. BIDLACK, B. S.
Mansfield State T e a c h e r s
College, Syracuse Universi-
ty, Duke University, Penn-
sylvania State University.
Director of the Senior Play.
GORDON F. BURR, A.B.
DONALD E. CALLAHAN, B.A. ,
Advisor of Senior High Stu-
LAWRENCE N. COOK, B.S.,
Future Farmers of America.
ROBERT S. CROWELL, A.B. ,
M.A. , B.S. in L.S.
DePauw University, Albany
State Teachers College, Un-
iversity of Buffalo.
HELEN L. BOND, B.S.
Junior High Mathematics.
Buffalo State Teachers Col-
AUBREY R. BYER, B.S., M.S.
in Music Education.
Junior High Band.
FRANCIS P. CASELLA, B.B.A.,
A. B. , M. A.
St. Bonaventure College, Un-
iversity of Maryland School of
Law, Albany State Teachers
Advisor of Junior High Stu-
ANN CORCORAN, B.S.
College Misericordia, Mary-
ROBERT R. ECKERT, B.A.
Trinity College, Yale Uni-
N . 1
CLARK EDDY, B. F.A. in Music
Ithaca College, Alfred Uni-
Senior High Choirs, Orches-
tra, Junior High Orchestra.
HELEN J. FORD, A.B., M.A.
LUCY GENNETT, B.S.
N.Y. University Teachers
College at Cortland.
Cheerleaders, Girls Sports.
JOHN W. GILLARD, B.S., M.A.
Mechanical Drawing, Blue-
Oswego State Teachers Col-
lege, Virginia Polytechnic
DOROTHY S. I-IARDER, B. A. ,
American History, Problems
of American Democracy.
Haughton C o l 1 e g e , Cornell
University, Ge ne s e e State
Teachers College, St. Bona-
venture C o 1 1 e g e , Syracuse
HAROLD E. FANNING, A.B.,
Wittenberg College, Albany
Junior Class Advisor.
BERNARD FOX, B. S. , M. A.
Auto Mechanics, Electricity,
Oswego State Teachers Col-
V. LOUIS GENNETT, B. S. ,
Physics and Algebra.
Head of the Science Depart-
St. Bonaventure University,
Math and Social Studies, 7th
LOIS HOISCHUH, B. S. in H. E.
Homemaking, 7th - 8th
MARY ANN HOPKO, B. A.
Junior High Remedial Read-
ing and English.
Albany State Teachers Col-
CARROLL F. KEARNEY, A. B. ,
M . A.
Syracuse University, Colum-
Math Department Head.
EUGENE A. KOBYLARZ, B. A.
Social Studies, Science, 7th -
Harpur College, Cortland.
Junior High Basketball Coach,
Junior Varsity Football.
DAVID LEHMAN, B. A. , M.A.
PHIL HUBBARD, B.A. , M.A.
Coe University, Columbia,
University of Iowa, Ithaca
WALTER H. KINTNER, Sr.
Mansfield State T e ac h e r s
College, Syracuse, Cortland,
Harpur State Teachers.
Eighth Grade Class Advisor.
General Science, 7th - 8th
Mansfield State T e a c h e r s
College, Syracuse University.
WILLIAM J. LOBB, B.A.
Albany State Teachers Col- Moravian College, Syracuse
lege. University, Cortland.
Assistant Track Coach. Football, Ba s ketb all and
Baseball Coach, Senior Class
JOHN H. MAC DONALD, B.A., BETTY G. MAC QUEEN
M. A. Junior High Mathematics.
English 2, 3. Oswego State, Rochester Un-
Delhousie, McGill Syracuse.
iversity, Cornell Extension.
WILLIAM O. MARVIN, B.M.,
B. S. M.
S e ni o r Marching, Concert
and Swing Bands.
Baldwin-Wallace C o l l e g e ,
Fredonia State College.
MARIE O'NEILL, B.S.
Plattsburgh State Teachers,
Syracuse University, Oneonta
State Teachers College.
JOHN PENDLEBURY, B.S.
Director of Athletics, Coach
of the Track Team.
PHILIP PERSLEY, B.S. , M.A.
I.A. Machine Shop.
Wrestling Coach, Junior Var-
sity Baseball Coach.
RICHARD J. POWELL, B.A.
French and Spanish.
Syracuse University, Uni -
versity of Grenoble, France,
Triple Cities College.
EILEEN MC AULIFFE, B.S.
Chemistry and General
LeMoyne College and Syra-
WALTER PARSONS, B.S.
Mansfield State T e ac h e r s
College, University of South
Public Address Club.
MARJORIE PERRY, B.S.
LOUIS POND, B. S.
C o l g at e University, Ithaca
Assistant F o otb all Coach,
Bowling Coach, Head Base-
ball Coach, Assistant Athlet-
ic Dlrector, Director of In-
ALICE G. PURDY
English Department Head.
Cortland State Te achers ,
New York University.
HARVEY I-I. RANSOM, A.B.
Latin I, II, HI.
Colgate Unlverslty, Albany
State Teachers College, Cor-
nell Universlty, C o I um b i a
DORIS RONEY, B. S.
Mansfield State T e a c h e r s
College, Syracuse Universi-
Guidance, Honor Society Ad-
CELIA G. STAHL, B.S. . M.S.
Rider C ollege , New York
State Teachers College.
ANNA STRONG, B. S. , M. A.
American History and World
New York University.
Head of the History Depart-
Junior High Vocal Music.
HARLON R. REITER, R. A.,
Alfred University, University
of Pennsylvania, State Uni-
versity of New York, Albany
State Teachers College.
KENNETH J. SEELEY, B.S.
C o rt 1 and State Teachers
SIDNEY T. STOCK
General Shop, 9th Grade,
Oswego State Teachers Col-
lege, New York University
Cross Country Coach.
RUPERT SYKES, B. S.
Junior High English.
Cortland State Teachers, Sy-
racuse University, Cornell
ROSE V. TRACY, B.S. in B101-
English, 10th - 11th Grades.
New Jersey College for Wo-
man, Rutgers University.
Junior Class Advisor, Junior
Prom Advisor, Rifle Club
LEWIS WALKER, B. S. , M. S.
Cornell University, Oswego
State Teachers, Schenectady
General Electrical School.
Social Studies, Driver Edu-
Ithaca College , Cortland State
Teachers, Syracuse Univer-
Junior Varsity Football.
PATRICIA WILKERSON, B. A.
English, 8th - 9th Grades.
Albany State Teachers Col-
L R.E. WORSTER, A.B.
Social Studies 9.
Syracuse University, McGill
University, Harpur College,
Wheaton College, Albany
State Teachers College.
United Nations Club Sponsor.
SHERMAN WALKER, B.S., M. S.
Industrial Arts, 7th - 8th
Oswego Teachers College.
DOLORES WEED, B.A.
English 7, French I.
JAMES T. WILLIAMS, B.S.
Edinboro State Teachers Col-
lege, Pennsylvania State
University of Buffalo.
Vana Cobb, Martha Green, Ruth Fenstemacher, Leona Mayes,
Elizabeth Williams, Louise Simpson.
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Front row, left to right: Floyd Jensen, Archie Rathbone, George Rappold, John Edwards, Fred Elston
George Griffin, Mahlon Pees, James Ward, Martin Neiley, Frank Ellis.
Second row: Harry McCoy, Paul Gunther, David Steinruck, Joe Dobrovolsky, Rowland Bollen, L.A. Mason
Tom Steinruck, Nathan Breed, Hank Davidson, John Kelly and Fred Loeffler.
ex we lla.
"Now, let's go into the next, the Senior room. Here
' ll souls who
we will find all the latest traces of those Jo y
' 1955. "
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MAYNARD GEORGE MATTESON
"Rugged Harry' '
"Now I am beginning to live
a little and feel less like a
sick oyster at low tide. "
Industrial Arts, Wrestling 2,
3, 4, Cross Country 3, 4,
Boys' Choir 3, Mixed Choir
4, Senior Class President,
Track 4, United Nations Club
4, Student Congre s 4, Year-
book Staff 4, Senior Prom
Clean-up Committee Co-
Chalrman, Dance Committee
1, 2, 3, 4, Senior King Can-
JAN JAMES BLANCHARD
' 'Blanch' '
"Love is the greatest of
Commercial, Junior Varsity
Football 2, 3, Junior Varsity
Basketball 2, Junior Var ity
Baseball 2, Varsity Basketball
3, 4, Senior Class Secretary,
Student Congress 1, 2, 3, 4.
PAULA KAY WOOLEVER MARGARET ANN WESTFALL
"Gently to hear, kindly to "Never underestimate the
judge. " power of a woman. "
College Entrance, Band 1, 2,
3, 4, President 4, Orchestra
President 3, 4, United Nations
Club 3, 4. Treasurer 4, Mixed
Choir 2, 3, 4, Secretary 3,
Vice President 4, Girls' Choir
1, Student Congress 1, 2, 3,
Honor Society 3, 4, President
4, Junior and' Senior Prom
Queen Candidate, Senior Play,
Dance Committee 1, 2, 3, 4,
Bowling Club 2, Yearbook
Staff 4, All1State Orchestra 4,
Award Committee 4, Delegate
to Syracuse University Citi-
College Entrance, Student
Congress 1, 2, 3, 4, Treas-
urer 3, Honor Soclety 3, 4,
Yearbook Staff 4, Junior and
Senior Prom Committee, Jun-
ior Queen Candidate, Hi-Y
Club 3, 4, Bowling 2, 4, Vol-
leyball 1, 2, 3, 4, Softball 2,
3, 4, Girls' Choir 1, 2, Mixed
Choir 2, 3, 4, Marching Band
1, 2, 3, 4, Concert Band 1,
2, 3, 4, Tumbling 3, 4, Senior
Play, Basketball 3, 4, Accom-
panlst 1, 2, 4, Tumbling 1, 2,
3, 4, Girls' Rifle Club 4.
DAVID ANTHONY SOLOWAY
"A young lad who is hard to
bluff, in basketball he does
his stuff. "
College Entrance, Football
Junior Varsity 2, Basketball
Junior Varsity 2, Track 4,
Baseball 2, 3, 4, Vice Presl-
dent Student Congress 4, Foot-
ball King Candidate, Senior
King Candidate, United Na-
tions Club 4, Football Varsity
3, 4, Basketball Varsity 3, 4.
Physical Education Director
JANICE VIRGINIA MILES
"I laughed 'till I cried. "
College Entrance, Student
Congress 1, 2, 3, 4, Cheer-
leading 2, 3 4, Girls' Choir
2, 3, Senior Prom Committee,
United Nations Club 4, Year-
book Staff 4, Class Treasurer
PAUL CONRAD ANDREESEN
"Farmers are a happy lot. "
Agriculture, Junior Varsity, Football,
WILLIAM LESLIE ALLIS
"My car is my treasure. "
Industrial Art, Future Farmers of A-
merica 2, 3.
SUE ELLEN BALDWIN
"Time does not becom
until we have lived it. "
9 E 1
Club 3, Mixed Choir 2,
book 4, Library Club 1.
Secretary - Marriage
e sacred to us
Commercial Bowlin 2 United Nations
3, 4, Senior
Play Committee, Girls' Choir 1, Year-
"All this and Heaven too. "
Industrial Arts, Choir 1, 2, 3, Student
FAYE ARLENE BALDWIN
"If you wish to be loved, love. "
Secretarial, StudentCongress 1, 2, 3, 4,
Secretary 4, Cheerleader, Junior Var-
sity 2, 3, Varsity 4, Hi-Y 3, 4, Lead-
er's Club 4, Bowling 2, 4, Basketball 2,
3, Junior Queen C andidate, Junior
Queen, Senior Queen Candidate, United
Nations Club, Girls' Choir 2, 3, 4, Ten-
nis 2, 3, Yearbook Staff 4, Senior Prom
EVA BARNE TT
In her are quietness and a warm
heart combined. "
Hom em aking.
GLORIA JOAN BARNETT
"Be honest, kind, simple and true. "
HAROLD THOMAS BEACH
'tAbsent in body but present in spirit."
Industrial Arts, Football 1, 2, 3, Student
Congress 1, 3, Wrestling 1.
EMILY BEATRICE BELL
"Quiet but always smiling. "
Secretarial, Girls' Choir 1, 2, 3.
JOAN ANN BIRCH
"The reward ofa thing well done is to
have done it. "
Commercial, Student Congress 2, 3,
Secretary 3, United Nations Club 3, 4,
Girls' I-Ii-Y 3, 4, Treasurer 4, Sopho-
more Class Secretary, National Honor
Society 4, Girls' Choir 1, 2, Mixed Choir
3, 4, Yearbook Staff 4, Junior Dance
Committee, Senior Dance Committee,
Service Club 3, Girls' Sports Day 1, 2,
3, Tennis 1, 2, 3, Bowling 2.
JOYCE M. BARNHART
"So sweet, the blush of bashfulness. "
Secretarial, Student Congress 3, United
Nations 3, 4, Girls' Choir 1, 2, 3, Mixed
Choir 4, Senior Prom Committee 4,
Yearbook Staff 4, Softball 1, Basketball
1, 4, Shaker Leader 4.
"Beware the fury of a. patient man. "
Concert Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Marching
Band 1, 2, 3, 4.
GORDON CHARLES BLAKENEY "I
"Sometimes I get so-o-o-o tired. "
Industrial Arts, Boys' Choir 1, 2, Band
1, 2, 3, 4, Mixed Choir 4.
"Live, while you live.
Transferred from Maine.
BARBARA URSULA BROKAW
' 'Bubbie ' '
"Music has charms, at least it
College Entrance, Girls' Choir 1, Mixed
Choir 2, Yearbook Staff 4, Prom Com-
FRANCIS O'NEIL BROWN
"I think Iwill not hang myself today."
Industrial Arts, Football 1, 2, Wrestling
1, Student Congress 4, Yearbook Staff 4,
Senior Prom Committee.
KENNARD ALAN BRONSON
"Why does one man's yawning make
another yawn? "
Agriculture, Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4, Cross
Country 1, 2, Volleyball 2, Wrestling
1, 2, 3, 4, Track 4.
KATHRYN ELLIN BROWN
1'Give me life with love alone
Homemaking, Senior Play Committee,
Baton Twirler 1, 2, 3, 4, Captain 3, 4,
Mixed Choir 2, United Nations Club 3,
Yearbook Staff 4, Student Congress 2,
Marching Band 1, 2, 3, -4.
MARTHA LEE BURRIS
"If a girl has long hair, it ls her
crowning glory. U
College Entrance, Bowling 1, Girls'
Choir 1, 2, Mixed Choir 3, Basketball Z.
COLLEEN MARY BUSSEY
"What is the use? Yesterday an egg,
today a feather duster. "
College Entrance, Marching Band 1, 2,
3, 4, Concert Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Orches-
tra 1, 2, Bowling 1, 2, 4, Volleyball 1,
2, 3, 4, Girls' Choir 1, 2, Badminton
1, 2, 3, 4, Softball 1, 2, Camera Club 3,
Hi-Y 3, 4, Basketball 2, 3, 4, Senior
Play Committee, Senior Prom Commit-
tee, Yearbook Staff 4.
"Friends are born, not made. "
Commercial, Student Congress 1, 3, 4,
United Nations Club 4, Hi-Y 3, 4, Bowl-
ing 2, 4, Girls' Choir 1, 2, 3, 4, Year-
book Staff 4, Dance Committee 1, 2, 3,
4, Intermural Sports 1, 2, Senior Play
Committee, Social Committee 4.
"The secret of success is constancy
to purpose, "
Homemaking, Transferred from Newark
Valley to Vestal in Senior Year, Libra-
ry Club 1, Newspaper Club 2, Future
Hornemakers of America 2, 3, Vice-
President 3, Honor Society 3, 4, Girls'
Choir 1, 4, Mixed Choir 1, Yearbook
Staff, Sewing Club 4.
FREDERICK WILLIAM COLE
SHARON LOUISE COLETTI
' 'Sherry ' '
"Great persons can do great kind-
College Entrance, Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Flag
Swinger 1, 2, 3, 4, Girls' Choir 1,
Mixed Choir 2, 3, 4, National Honor
Society 4, Student Congress 4, Junior
Prom Committee, Senior Prom Com-
mittee, Yearbook Staff 4, Tumbling 3,
Bowling 1, 2, 3, Basketball 3, Volleyball
2, 3, 4, Hi-Y Club 4, Candidate for Jun-
ior and Senior Queen, Social Activities
"The first farmerwas the first man.
Agriculture, Future Farmers of Ameri
ca 1. 2, 3, Student Congress 4.
MARCIA ANN COMSTOCK
"Example is the best precept. "
College E ntrance, Transferred from
Maine in Sophomore Year, Hi-Y 3, 4,
Yearbook Staff 4, United Nations Club
3, 4, Leader's Club 4, Senior Prom
Committee, Senior Play Committee.
WILLEDA MARIE CRANE
"A blend of mirth and sadness. "
Commercial, Band 2, 3, Rifle Club 4,
Telephone Operator and Receptionist
JUDITH ELIZABETH COLLINS
"To laugh is to live. "
Commercial, Girls' Choir 1, 2, 3,
Dance Committee 1, 2, 4, Yearbook
Staff 4, Hi-Y 3.
ANN MARIE COUGHLIN
"With her good-natured face, she is
wanted everyplace. "
College Entrance, Girls' Choir 1, Mixed
Choir 2, 3, 4, President 4, Student
Congress 1, 4, President 4, Dance Com-
mittee 1, 2, 3, 4, United Nations Club
4, Yearbook Staff 4, Honor Society 4,
Intermurals 1, 2, 4, Junior Queen Can-
didate 3, Senior Queen 4, Freshman
MARTHA MAY COULTER
"A blush as of roses. "
Commercial, Girls' Choir 1, 2, 3, Mixed
Choir 4, Library Club 1, Senior Prom
Committee, Yearbook Staff 4.
"She moves a goddess, looks a
College Entrance, Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4,
Girls' Choir 1, Mixed Choir 2, Student
Congress 1, Junior Prom Committee,
Senior Prom Committee, Tennis 1, 2,
Yearbook Staff 4, Swimming 2, Hi-Y 2,
3, 4, Candidate for Junior Queen, Can-
didate for Senior Queen, Senior Play.
ANITA JEANETTE DATES
' 'Anita' '
"I can resist anything but temptation."
College Entrance, United Nations Club
4, Swimming 1, Basketball 2, 3, Volley-
ball 1, Yearbook Staff 4, Honor Society
THEODORE JAMES ECONOMIDES
"There aren't many people who can
lose a car. 'T
Industrial Arts, Cross Country 1, 2, 3,
4, Track 3, 4, Bowling 1. 2, 3, 4, Jun-
ior Varslty Baseball 2, Boys'Choir 1, 2,
United Nations Club 4.
CLARK SCOTT EDDY
"He could fiddle all the bugs offa
sweet potato vine. "
JOHN DAVID DUFFY
"Here is proof a man doesn't have to
be tall to play basketball. "
Industrial Arts, Junior Varsity Football
1, 2, Varsity Football 3, Varsity Base-
ball 2, 3, 4, Varsity Basketball 3, 4,
Boys' Choir 2.
College Entrance, Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Or- ,fm
chestra 1, 2, 3, 4, Mixed Choir 1, 2,
3, 4, Boys' Choir 1, 2, Student Congress
3, Honor Society 3, 4, Yearbook Staff 4.
4'The wrong way always seems more
Industrial Arts, Student Congress 1,
Boys' Choir 1.
JOHN GARRETT ELDRED
K'Every man for himself!"
Agriculture, Future Farmers of America
1, 2, 3, 4, Football 1, 2, 3, 4, Choir
1, 2, 3.
"Knowledge is power. "
College E nt r anc e5 Trnasferred from
Penfield in Sophomore Yearg Hobby Club
1, 25 Science Club 1, 25 Visual Educa-
tion Corps 25 Modelmakers Club 25 Dra-
matic Club 25 Basketball Manager 1, 25
Soccer Manager 1, 25 School Newspaper
Staff5 Sludent Congress 3, 45 Honor So-
ciety 3, 45 Football Manager 45 Wres-
tling Manager 45 Senior Play Committee5
United Nations Club.
"Little man with a big horn. "
Cross Country 2, 35 Concert Band 1, 2
3, 45 Marching Band 1, 2, 3, 45 Bas
ketball 15 Band Officer 1, 2, 3.
MARILYN ANNE GEISENHOF
SYLVIA ELIZABETH FRINK
"Quite calmly she goes on her way,
doing her work with little say. "
Secretarial5 Girls' Track 25 Basketball
2, 35 Art Club 15 Yearbook Staff 45 Scn-
ior Prom Committee5 Senior Play Com-
RONNA MARJORIE GARRETT
"Ambition has no rest. "
Comrnercial5 Yearbook Staff 45 Bowling
1, 45 Field Hockey 25 Tennis 25 Track 2.
Why take life so seriously5 you'll
never get out of it alive. "
General5 Girls' Choir 1, 2, 3, Treasur-
er 35 Leaders' Club 45 Hi-Y Club 3, 45
United Nations Club 3, 45 Senior Play
Committee5 Swimming Club 15 Softball
1, 2, 3, 45 Basketball 1, 2, 3, 45 Junior
and Senior Prom Committee5 Yearbook
Staff 45 Co-chairman King Bruin Dance
45 Student Congress 1, 25 Tcnnis 2.
"A far look in absorbed eyes. '
DOROTHY MARIO GLEN
4 :Duty a x
"A bustle in the kitchen. "
College Entrance5 Girls' Choir 1, 25
Mixed Choir 35 Camera Club 35 Senior
Band 3, 45 Yearbook Staff 45 Senior Or-
chestra 3, 45 Leader's Club 45 Sports
Day 1, 2, 3, 45 Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 45
Basketball 1, 2, 3, 45 Track 1, 2, 35
JOHN EDWARD GREEN
"No blithe Irish lad was so happy as
College Entrance5 Junior Class Presi-
dent5 United Nations 45 Student Congress
ROSE MARIE GREGORY
"When she smiles her face lights up."
General5 Transferred from U.E. in
Sophomore Year, United Nations 3, 45
Student Congress 35 Yearbook Staff 45
Senior Prom Committee 45 Leader's
Sl-HRLEY JEAN GRISWOLD
"A blush and bonny country lass. "
Homemaklng5 Girls' Choir 1, 2, 35
Mixed Choir 45 Track 15 Yearbook Staff
45 Senior Prom Committee5 Senior Play
"One man may not be able to change
the world but the fellow who invented the
kiss sure gave it a scare. "
Industrial Arts5 Football 1, 25 Cross
Country 1, 25 Senior King Candidate.
GEORGE HENRY GULDENSCI-IUH
4 4 Goldy 1 1
"Work fascinates me. Ican sit and
watch it for hours. "
Industrial Arts5 Marching Band 1, 25
Concert Band 1, 25 Basketball 15 Boys'
Choir 1, 2, 35 Mixed Choir 2, 3, 4.
MARK LYNN HARNED
MARTIN SIEVERS HANLEY
"What's all the shootin' for?"
College Entrance, Empire Boy's State 3,
Syracuse Citizenship Conference 3, 4,
United Nations Club 3, 4, President 4,
Honor Society 3, 4, Class Treasurer 2,
Student Congress 2, 3, Chairman Intra-
School Committee 3, Mixed Choir 2, 3,
4, Boys' Choir 1, 2, United Nations
Model Assembly 3, 4, Dance Committee
1, 2, 3, 4, Press Reporter fl-Ilgh School
Pagej 3, Junior Varsity Football 1, 2,
Rifle Team 2, 3, 4, Yearbook Business
Manager 4, Senior Play, Art Club 1.
"They say that women and wine should
never be dated. "
Industrial Arts, Photography 1, Boys'
Choir 1, 2, 3, Projectionlst Club 1, 2,
3, 4, Yearbook Staff 4, Senior Prom
SALLY JEAN HENDERSON
"Earth's noblest thing, a woman per-
College Entrance, Transferred from
Mcadville, Pa. in Senior Year, Volley-
ball 1, 2, 4, Basketball 1, 2, 4, Swim-
ming 3, Public Address Club 3, 4, Hi-Y
Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Keuner 2, 3, Student
Congress 1, 2, 3, 4, Speaker ofthe
House 4, United Nations Club 4, Senior
Play, Senior Queen Candidate, Senior
Prom Committee, Yearbook Staff 4,
Leader 's Club 4, Band Announcer 4,
Rifle Club 4, Treasurer 4.
Television or Radio Announcer
SHERALD EVA HARTMAN
"A book is an enchanted gate. "
C om m e rc i al, United Nations Club 4,
Volleyball 4, Senior Dance Committee.
ARTHUR CHARLES HEMENWAY
"Looks bashful but you'd be sur-
Industrial Arts, Track 1, 2, 3, 4, Foot-
ball 2, 3, 4, Baseball 2, 3, 4, Basket-
ball 2, 3, 4, Boys' Choir 3, 4, Mixed
DAVID BARRY HILL
"Always leave them laughing when
you say good-bye. "
College Entrance, Concert Band 1, 2, 3,
4, Marching Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Boys'
Choir 1, Mixed Choir 2, 3, 4, United
Nations Club 4, Co-editor of Yearbook 4,
Photography Club 2, Student Conductor
MARGARET ANN I-HRD
"Cheerfulness is her constant com-
College Entrance, Student Congress 1,
3, 4, Class Secretary 1, 3, Girls' Choir
2, Mixed Choir 3, 4, Secretary 4, Bas-
ketball 2, Junior Queen Candidate, Sen-
ior Queen Candidate, Dance Committee
1, 2, 3, 4, Yearbook Staff 4, Honor So-
ciety 4, Bowling 4, Intermurals 1, Lead-
er's Club 4.
CAROL ALMA JOHNSON
"What may we expect of a person who
sleeps all day and dances all night?"
College Entrance, Girls' Choir 1, Mixed
Choir 2, 3, 4, Bowling 1, 2, Softball 2,
Marching Band 1, 2, Concert Band 1, 2,
Girls' Track 1, 2, Student Congress 1,
3, United Nations Club 3, 4, Vice Presi-
dent 4, Dance Committee 1, 2, Junior
Prom Program Chairman, Senior Prom
Decorations Chairman, Honor Society 4,
Hi-Y Club 4, Yearbook Editorial Staff 4,
Binghamton Press High School Reporter
ALFRED H. JONES
"My life for a car! "
Agriculture, Future Farmers of Amer-
ica 1, 2, 3, 4, Choir 3, 4, Band 1, 3.
SANDRA LEOLA JONES
"A girl who is truthful and honest. "
Secretarial, Basketball 2, 3, 4, Track
2, 4, Volleyball 4, Student Congress 3,
I-lomeroom Secretary 3, Sports Day 2,
3, 4, Yearbook Staff 4, Senior Prom
Committee, Girls'Choir 1, Homemaking
Club, Freshm an Dance Committee,
Leader's Club 4.
Secretary or College
4, Social Committee 4.
CARL WILSON KEITHLINE
"I-Ie sayeth little but thinketh more "
"You must lose a fly to catcha trout."
College Entrance, Mixed Choir 1, 2, 3,
4, Boys' Choir 1, 2, 3, Football 1, 2, 3,
4, Basketball 1, 2, 3, Baseball 1, 2, 3,
4, Rifle Team 1, 2, 3, 4, Concert Band
1, Marching Band 1, United Nations Club
WILLIAM EDWARD KITTLE
"How beautiful it is to do nothing and
then to rest afterwards. "
College Entrance, Junior Varsity Base-
ball 2, 3, Junior Varsity Football 2, 3,
Varsity Baseball 4, Mixed Choir 1, 2,
3, 4, Boys' Choir 1, 2.
LOIS ANN KNAPP
f f Lois' '
"Let us think less oimen and more of
Commercial, Student Congress 3.
Marriage or Work
ROBERT RUFUS KUBLER
"Silence never makes any blunders. "
College Entrance, United Nations Club 4.
"The eyes are the windows of a wo-
Commercial, Band 3, Girls' Choir 1, 2,
Mixed Choir 1, 2, French Club 1, Senior
MYRNA ELAINE KORGER
"I wish something exciting would hap-
College Entrance, Girls' Choir 1, 2,
Yearbook Staff 4, Senior Prom Commit-
SHELVA-JEAN LA GIER
"A diamond is a g'irl's best friend. "
C olle ge Entrance, Transferred from
Maine in Sophomore Year, Field Hockey
2, Basketball 2, United Nations Club 3,
4, Se rvice Club 3, Leader's Club 4,
Bowling Club 4, Yearbook Staff 4, Senior
Prom Committee 4.
Nursing or Marriage
MARJORIE FLORENCE LANGDON
' 'Margie ' '
"She who is good is happy. "
Commercial, Library Club 1, Tennis 2,
Softball 25 Bowling 1, 4, Girls' Rifle
Club 4, Girls' Choir 3, Mixed Choir 4g
Student Congress 3, United Nations 4,
Yearbook Staff 4.
RIC HARD MORRIS LLOYD
"Woman would be more charming if
one could fall into her arms without fall-
ing into her hands. "
College Entrance, Senior Play, Football
1, Track 1, 2, 3, 4, Baseball 1, 2, Bas-
ketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Student Congress 1,
2, 3, Marching Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Orches-
tra 2, Concert Band 1, 2, 3, 4g Mixed
Choir 1, 33 Boys' Choir 1, 2, 3.
RICHARD DOUGLAS LOTT
"The man who blushes is not quite a
Industrial Artsg Varsity Basketball 2, 3,
4, Track 1, 2, 3, 4.
MARGUERITE ANN MANNING
'tThe way to gain a friend is to be
College Entrance, Student Congress 1, 2,
Mixed Choir 2, 3, 4, Girls' Choir lg
Marching Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Concert Band
1, 2, 3, 49 Orchestra 3, All-State Band
4, Yearbook Staff 4, Honor Society 4.
Secretary or Teacher
RAYMOND WILLIAM LERC HE
I I I
"Ray without Carol is like apple pie
without ice cream. "
ROBERT HENRY MAKOWSKY
"A fool was I to sleep at noonl "
Industrial Arts, Marching Band 2, 3, 4,
Concert Band 2, 3, 4, Track 4.
RITA MARIE MAS LIN
"In hex-tongue is the law of kindness. "
Commercial, Girls' Choir 1, 2, Concert -.xx
Band 2, 3, Marching Band 2, 3, Mixed
Choir 3, Yearbook Staff 4,
MARTHA ANN MARSHALL
"Study as if you were to live forever,
llve as if you were to die tomorrow. "
Commercial, Girls' Choir 1, 2, 3, Mixed
Choir 4, Yearbook Staff 4, Dance Com-
CATHERINE VERONICA MC ELLIGOTT
"The laughter of a girl is among the delightful sounds of earth. "
College Entrance, Honor Society 3, 4, Marching Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Concert Band
1, 2, 3, 4, Band Officer 1, 2, 3, 4, Mixed Choir 2, 3, 4, Girls' Choir 1, NYSSMA
Competition 2, 3, 4, All-State Band 3, 4, United Nations Club 4, Marimba Trio
1, 2, Dance Decoration Committee Chairman 1, 2, 3, Senior Prom Committee,
Senior Play, Swing Band 1, 2, Camera Club 2, Girls' Rifle Team 4, Binghamton
Press High School Reporter 3, 4, Co-editor of Yearbook 4, Award Committee 4.
NANCY JEAN MC GREGOR
"A friendly neighbor is this miss, soon to live in married bliss. "
College Entrance, Transferred from Maine in Sophomore Year, Hi-Y 3, 4, Stu-
dent Congress 3, Girls' Sports 2, Honor Society 4, United Nations Club 3, 4,
Secretary 4, Junior and Senior Prom Committee, Service Club 3, Golden Crier
Staff 3, Yearbook Staff 4, Junior Queen Candidate, Leaders Club 4, Senior Play
Committee, Sophomore Dance Committee.
GERALD MC QUADE
"From the crown of his head to the
sole of his foot, he is all mirth. "
Agriculture, Transferred from Maine in
Sophomore Year, Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4,
Baseball 1, Track 1, Junior Prom Com-
mittee, Cross Country 4, Secretary
Future Farmers of America 4, Senior
King, United Nations Club 4, Senior
Prom Committee, Yearbook Staff 4.
CHAR LES R. MERRITT
"So unlucky that he runs into accidents
which started out to happen to someone
Industrial Arts, Football 1, 2, 3, Wres-
tling 1, 2, 3, 4, Track 1, 2, 3, 4, Base-
ball 1, Cross Country 4.
MARLENE JOAN MILLER
"Hold thou my hand. "
Commercial, Mixed Choir 3, Marching
Band 2, Concert Band 2, Orchestra 2, 3,
Girls' Choir 1.
RUTH ELAINE MOORE
"Friendship is the wine of life. "
College Entrance, Concert Band 1, 2, 3,
4, Marching Band 1, 2, 3, 4, I-li-Y 2, 3,
4, President 4, Chaplin 3, Mixed Choir
2, 3, 4, Girls' Choir 1, Softball 1, 3,
Tennis 2, Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4, Basket-
ba.l11, 2, 3, 4, Tumbling 1, 3, Bowling
1, 2, 4, Leader's Club 4, Yearbook
Staff 4, Junior and Senior Prom Com-
mittee, Junior and Senior Queen Candi-
date, Senior Play, Student Congress 1,
3, 4, Honor Society 4, Student Congress
Social Committee Chairman, Rifle Club
4, Vice President of Senior Band 4,
-ROBERT STEPHEN MORRISON
t'Unconscious humor. "
Industrial Arts, Marching Band 1, 2, 3,
Concert Band 1, 2, 3, Cross Country 3,
4, Wrestling 1, 2, 3, 4, Track 3, 4,
Boys' Choir 1, 2.
JANE ELIZABETH MORTON
"My aim in life is high. "
Commercial, Girls' Sports Day 1, 2, 3,
4, Girls' Basketball 1, 2, 3, Track 3,
Girls' Choir 1, 2, 3, Yearbook Staff 4,
Senior Prom Committee, Girls' Bowling
4, Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4, Junior Prom
Committee, Leader's Club 4, Freshman
WILLIAM R. NAYLOR
College Entrance, Boys' Homemaking 2,
J unio r Varsity Basketball 2, Varsity
Basketball 3, 4.
ROBERTA LEE MURPHY
"Patience is the best remedy for
every trouble. "
Commercial, Hi-Y 3, 4, Chaplin 4,
United Nations Club 4, Badminton 1, 2,
3, Basketball 1, 2, 3, Senior Prom Com-
DIANE JEAN NELSON
"Happiness is speechless. "
Commercial, Yearbook Staff 4.
GERALD MERLIN NEWMAN
"Quietness is a golden treasure. "
Agriculture, Future Farmers of America
1, 2, 3, 4.
RICHARD FRANCIS ORZELL
"Fun is brewing. "
Industrial Arts, Library Club 1, Projec-
tlonist Club 4.
Navy - IBM
"The very pink of perfection. "
DAVID AUSTIN OPP
"Life is my college-may I graduate
well and earn some honors. "
College Entrance, Mixed Choir 2, 3, 4,
Board of Directors 2, 3, 4, Boys' Choir
1, 2, Senior Band 2, 3, 4, Swing Band 2,
3, United Nations Club 3, 4, Student Con-
gress 1, 2, 3, Homeroom Vice President
1, Class President 2, Class Treasurer
3, United Nations Model Assembly 3,
Syracuse Citizenship Conference 3, 4,
Honor Society 3, 4, Yearbook Staff 4,
Senior Prom Committee, Bowling 3, 4,
Senior Play, Chairman of Inter-School
LAWRENCE WILLIAM PELTON
"I yearn for the out of doors. I'
College Entrance, Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Mixed
Choir 3, 4, Orchestra 3, Boys' Choir 1,
2, Track 1.
CARLIN EMERY PICKERING
"It's spelled C-A-R-L-I-N, pro-
nounced Carlin. "
Industrial Arts, Mixed Choir 1, 2, 3,
Boys' Choir 1, 2, Track 1, 2, 3, 4,
Wrestling 2, 3, 4, Football 2, 3, 4, Stu-
dent Congress 2.
Hlfl could not go to Heaven but with a
party, I would not go at a.ll. "
Industrial, Student Congress 1, United
RIC HARD E . PI LIGNGTON
1 I I 7
"My memory is so bad thatl some-
times forget my own name. "
United Nations 3, 4, Student Congress 1,
Bowling 4, Football 1.
BEVERLY BELLE POST
"The gentle nurse she will be. "
College Entrance, Student Congress 1,
2, 3, Girls' Choir 1, Swimming Club 2,
Dance Committee 3, United Nations 4,
Yearbook Staff 4.
Nations 4, Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4.
JEANE TTE ELIZABETH POTTER
' 'Nettie ' '
"Red hair does not always meana bad
SHERRY LOU RANDALL
"Who has more fun than people?
Commercial, Girls' Choir 1, 2, 3, Stu-
dent Congress 1, 2, Yearbook Staff 4,
Senior Prom Committee 4, Volleyball 1,
Archery 4, Dance Committee 1, 2, Pub-
lic Address Club 4, Girls' Rifle Club 1.
College Entrance, Honor Society 3, 4,
Student Congress 1, 2, 3, 4, Hi-Y Club
2, 3, 4, Yearbook Staff 4, Junior and
Senior Prom Committee, Junior and Sen-
ior Queen Candidate, Class Vice Presi-
dent 4, Bowling 2, 4, Softball 1, 2, 3, 4,
Basketball 2, 3, 4, Leader 's Club 4,
Tumbling 1, 2, 3, 4, Volleyball 4,
Marching Band 3, 4, Flag Swinger 3, 4,
Girls' Choir 1, 2, Mixed Choir 3, 4,
Girls' Rifle Club 4.
Physical Education Teacher
Yearbook Staff 4, Senior Play Commit-
1 .Cathy y 1
"The best of healers is good cheer. "
College Entrance, Student Congress 3, 4g
Hi-Y Club 2, 3, Golden Crier Staff 2, 3g
GERALD JOSEPH REARDON
"Has I gotta go to school, Ma?"
tee, Senior Prom Committee.
FE LIX RODRIGUE Z
"His accent charms us all. "
Liberal Arts, Transferred in Senior
Year, Boys' Choir 4.
' 'Granny ' '
"Shining like The Emerald Isle, giving
service with a smile. "
4 1 Jann
"On the darkest day, she believes in
College Entrance, Girls' Choir 1, 2,
Bowling 1, 25 Mixed Choir 3, 4g Student
Congress 1, 3, Honor Society 4, Senior
Dance Committee, Yearbook Committee
4, United Nations 49 Italian Language
Club 35 Girls' Rifle Club 4.
MARY JANE ST. LEGER
"Whete'ere I go, Queenie follows. "
C omm e rc ialg Girls' Choir 15 Mixed
Choir 2, 3, 43 Senior Band lg Honor So-
ciety 4g Senior Play Prompter.
JUNE DIANE SCHWENCKE
' 'Whitey 'I
"Get thee behind me Satan, and don't
C o l l e g e Entrance, Transferred from
Whitney Point in Sophomore Year, United
Nations Club 3, Public Address Club 4,
ROBERT JOSE PH SCOTT
"Absence is my middle name. "
Agriculture, Boys' Choir 1, 2, Football
1, 2, Basketball 1, 2, Agriculture 1, 2,
BARBARA GAIL SKOKAUCKAS
"All Heck broke loose. "
College Entrance, Sports Day 1, 2, 3, 4,
Bowling 4, Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Volley-
ball 1, 2, 3, 4, Yearbook Staff 4, Dance
Committee 1, 2, 3, 4, Softball 1, 2, 3,
4, Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, Girls' Track 2, 3, 4,
Award Committee 4.
MARY LOUISE SLADE
"The draft caught her short. "
College Entrance, Swimming Club 1,
Hi-Y 2, 3, French Club 1.
3, Student Congress 4.
JOANNE ELNORA SLOTTJE
DONALD LEWIS SMITH
4 .Sum-fy 1 1
t'Women are such expensive things. "
Industrial Arts, Varsity Football 2, 3, 4,
Track 3, 4, Student Congress 1, 2, 3, 4.
"Jo without a smile is like ginger ale
without a fizz. "
College Entrance, Sports Day 1, 2, 3, 4,
Basketball 1, 2, Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4,
Bowling 1, 2, 3, United Nations Club 4,
Yearbook Staff 4, Junior-and Senior Prom
Committee, Mixed Choir 2, 3, 4, Girls'
Choir 1, Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Orchestra 2, 3,
Language Club 1, Senior Play Commit-
tee, All-State Band 2, Student Director
of Mixed Choir 4.
"I wish my stay was over. "
Industrial Arts, Football 1, 2, 3, 4,
Track 2, 3, 4, Bowling 1, 2, 3, 4, A-
ward Committee 4, Candidate for Foot-
ball King, Senior King Candidate.
KENNETH EARL STROUP
"On with the dance, let joy be uncon-
College Entrance, Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4,
Bowling 2, 3, 4, Mixed Choir 1, 2, 3,
4, Cross Country 2, Football 1.
ELAINE MAE TALLMAN
"Love is blind but the neighbors
Commercial, Varsity Cheerleader 4,
Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, Service Club 1, Girls'
Bowling 2, 4, Girls' Volleyball 1, 2, 4,
Leader's Club 4, Swimming Club 1,
Girls' Basketball 3, Dance Committee
1, 2, 3.
JANE ANNE TAYLOR
"Ycuk'n hide de fier but w'atyou gun-
na do wid de smoke?"
C o l l e ge Entrance, Orchestra 2, 3,
Marching Band 2, 3, Concert Band 2, 3,
Honor Society 4, Mixed Choir 1, 2, 3,
4, Student C ougress 1, 2, Junior and
Senior Prom Committee, Junior and
Senior Queen Candidate, Swimming Club
2, Yearbook Publicity Manager 4, Girls'
Rifle Team 4.
C o 1 l e ge Entrance, Transferred from
Johnson City in Sophomore Year, Girls'
Hi-Y Club 3, 4, Yearbook Committee 4,
Prom Committee 3, 4, Bowling 4, Bas-
ketball 2, 3, 4, Softball 1, 3, 4, Girls'
Track 2, Chairman of the Social Com-
mittee 4, Volleyball 4, Leader's Club 4,
Sports Day 2, 3, 4, Spanish Club 1.
WILLIAM CHADWICK THOMPSON
A Y 3
"Two heads are better than one. "
C o l l e g e Entrance, Transferred from
Highland Central in Senior Year, Junior
Play, Junior Ring Committee, Track 3,
Rifle Team 4, Bowling Team 2, 3.
usandy 1 4
"How about that new Ford?"
Music, Bowling 1, 4, Marching Band 1,
2, 3, 4, Concert Baud 1, Z, 3, 4, Girls'
Choir 1, 2, 3, 4, Mixed Choir 4, Or-
chestra 1, 2, 3, 4, Softball 2, 3, 4,
Basketball 2, 3, 4, Yearbook Staff 4.
"Variety is the spice of life. "
"Shy, little maid. "
College Entrance, Senior Play Commit-
TOM GLENN UMHAUER
"I was ship wrecked before I got a
College Entrance, Senior Prom Commit
"The brave man carves out his own
RAYMOND WA TKINS
1 :Ray y 1
"His wants in life: wine, women and
song, fifty million Frenchmen can't be
College Entrance, Boys' Choir 1, 2, 3,
Track 1, 2. 3, 4, Basketball 1, 2, Wres-
tling 2, 3, 4, Football 1, 2, 3, 4, Can-
didate for Football King, Candidate for
Industrial Arts, Track 1, 2, 3, 4, Base-
ball 2, 3, 4, Football 2, 3, 4, Wrestling
4, Football KlngBru1n, Senior King Can-
didate, Yearbook Staff 4, Bowling 2.
NANCY WENDOLYN WEBSTER
"She plays a fair and hard game. "
Homemaklng and Commercial, Trans-
ferred from Susquehanna High School in
Sophomore Year, Bowling 4, Yearbook
Staff 4, Softball 1, 2, 3, 4, Volleyball 1,
2, 3, 4, Leader's Club 4, Sports Day 2,
"Quiet, serene, and tall, always a
good friend to all. "
Homemaking, Hi-Y 3, 4, Girls' Choir 1,
2, 3, 4.
Hom em aking Teacher
SHIRLEY ARLENE WILLIAMS
' 'Shirl' '
"Boy is no match for girl where mis-
chief relgns. "
College Entrance, Marching Band 1, 2,
3, 4, Concert Band 1. 2, 3, 4, Girls'
Choir 1, Mixed Choir 2, 3, Yearbook
Staff 4, Junior and Senior Prom Com-
mittee 3, 4, Camera Club 2, Marimba
"Qur life is what our thoughts make
College Entrance, United Nations Club
3, 4, Girls' Choir 1, 2, 3, 4, Bowling
2, Volleyball 4, Student Congress 1,
Mixed Choir 4, Basketball 3, 4, Softball
1, Yearbook Staff 4, Shaker Leader 4,
Dance Committee 1, 2, 3, 4.
EDWARD WINGLER JAMES THORNTON YATES NORBERT YELLE
"I would live the same life over if I
"Hats off to Hot Lips!" "What this country needs is a good had to live again. "
59 cigar. "
College Entrance, Band 1, 2, Orchestra Transferred from Maine in Sophomore
1, 2, Boys' Choir 1, 2, 3, Mixed Choir College Entrance, Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Or- Year.
2, 3, Football 3, 4, Track 1, 3, 4.
chestra l, 2, Boys' Choir 1, 2, Mixed
Choir 2, 3, 4, Wrestling 3, 4, Track 1,
4, Senior Play.
We, the senior class of 1955, the party of the first part, leave to the underclassmen, the party of the
second part, all our good times in our senior year and the ability to withstand twelve years of school and
still live to tell about it. We, also bequeath to certain individuals in the lower grades the following treas-
ured items of our bold and glorious senior year:
LANIE MOORE wills to Jackie Winans the great ability to count: 1-1, 1-2, 1-2-3.
ANITA DATES wills her ability to get along with her teachers to Gail Potter.
JANICE ROUNDS wills to Beverly Trenconsky her tumbling ability.
MARLENE TAYLOR wills her ability to get caught talking in 8th period study hall and being made to
stand in the corner to Barb Watkins and Linda Greene who really don't need it.
MARLENE TAYLOR and CAROL JOHNSON will the record "Hearts of Stone" to all of the teachers who
marked their papers during High School.
To Beverly Gregory from ROSE GREGORY, a place in United Nations Club.
ROBERTA MURPHY wills her seat in Secretarial Practice to Sandy Johnston if she wants it, also to Ann
Lee, DIANE NELSON and ROBERTA MURPHY will their clean Q?l locker.
CONNIE BUSSEY and MARCIA COMSTOCK will their ability to think up slogans to sell yearbooks to the
class of '56,
MARGIE LAN GDON wills her ability to have Mr. Fanning four years in a row to anyone who wants it.
DICK ORZELL gives his aptitude to irritate Mr. Seeley to his sister Joyce.
RONNA GARRETT gives to Paula Kennedy her seat in Mrs. Corcoran's Secretarial Practice class.
WILLEDA CRANE wills to her sister, Barbara, her American History book and hopes that she will have
better luck with it.
SYLVIA FRINK wills her love for a convertible car to Curtis Pierce.
The SENIOR PLAY CAST leaves next year's cast a secret map giving directions to a desolate resort
where we held our November picnic. With a map we hope you don't end up at Stanley Lake.
MARTIN HANLEY wills his clairnet playing ability in the Senior Play to any good "goofer" who agrees
to keep it in his mouth.
BOB FREY leaves the electric panel in the lab to anyone who can operate it.
MARGARET RYAN leaves to her cousins her ability to chew gum in Latin class without getting caught.
BARBARA BROKAW wills her knitting ability to Linda Love.
NANCY MC GREGOR wills to Ronnie Anderson a brand new big sister.
SHARON COLETTI wills to Priscilla Mann and Merle Ace the key to the cabinet and whatever's in it.
She wills aduplicate to Mike Manning.
JOAN BIRCH wills to Jack Crawford her brown mittens in case he wants to go to Carmolt Lake again.
KATIE MC ELLIGOTT wills to Ray Berube her knack for always winning games of tic-tac-toe during
Senior Play rehearsals.
From NANCY MC GREGOR, KATIE MC ELLIGOTT, PAULA WOOLEVER and ANN COUGHLIN to Ray
Berube, a set of officers for his Fan Club as good as the ones he had this year.
DAVID HILL, LANIE MOORE and JOANNE SLOTTJE will their chairs in the French Horn section to
anyone that can stand afterbeats.
JANICE WESTON wills to Joan Hill her green and gold shakers from the shaker section.
JOHN BRONSON wills his ability to throw baseballs through the gym windows to Dick Stanton.
JERRY NEWMAN wills his ability to eat in Agriculture class without getting caught to Stanley McGregor.
PAUL ANDREESON wills his ability to chew tobacco on the school bus to Roger Hickling.
ANN COUGHLIN wills to Tom Minehan her job at Frankie and Johnnies. May he have as much fun work-
ing there as she has.
FAYE BALDWIN, DONNA CHATHAM and ANN COUGHLIN will the fun they have had in their senior year
to Betsy Baldwin, Connie Meredith, and Ann Lee.
SHERRY RANDALL wills her "snappy turquoise-blue rod" to Tom Peek.
SUE DAILEY leaves "Grandma" to Nancy Ryan.
SALLEY HENDERSON and SUE DAILEY give up their height to anyone short who wants it.
SUE BALDWIN wills to her brother Jerry her seat in Mixed Choir along with her ability to get aroimd.
ELAINE TALLMAN and BARB SKOKAUCKAS give to Donna Pollard and Betsy Baldwin their privilege of
bowling five games and paying for four.
Grace Green is willed an extra pair of hands to help her hold up her crinolins from BARB SKOKAUCKAS.
DAVID HILL wills to Bill "Mouse" Howard a set of mufflers for the band Tympani.
KEN STROUP leaves his ability to sleep through Mr. Burr's English class and still pass to anyone who
DOROTHY GLEN leaves her title "Swivel Hips" to the next bass drummer in Senior Band.
SHIRLEY WILLIAMS wills the alto clarinet and music to Gloria Henderson.
MARILYN GEISENHOF wills her ability to cope with "Bill" to Jo Gunther.
JOANNE SLOTTJE leaves to Barb Coulter, Merle Ace, Bruce Brundage, and Bill Richards her chair
in the Endicott Police Station.
JANICE MILES leaves her spot on the Varsity cheering squad during football season to Kay Meeker.
DAVE OPP wills his bowling aptitude to Jim O'Hora.
DICK LLOYD wills his three-year-old basketball sneakers to Dick Stanton.
JERRY MC QUADE leaves his basketball ability to John Petrolavitz so that he won't have to go to bas-
ketball camp next year.
MARTHA COULTER wills her seat in Secretarial Practice class to Betty Nicholas and also her ability
to talk in 8th period study hall and get away with it to Sandy Reinhart.
MARLENE MILLER leaves all the fun she had in her senior year to Judy Atwater and Phoebe Shanley.
CONNIE BUSSEY to Delores Wilcox my unused excuses.
JOYCE VANDERVORT wills to her brother Ed and Janice Hutchinson the back seat on the Warren
CATHRINE RILEY wills to Janice Hutchinson her good times on the Warren Center bus.
DIANE NELSON to Bill Fisher her red gloves to keep his ears warm while he's waiting for the bus.
MAYNARD MATTESON wills his ability to be class clown to Ray Berube.
SALLEY HENDERSON leaves what is left of her voice to Mary "Jo" Gunther to use at the wrestling
matches next year.
The 8TH PERIOD MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY CHEM LAB CLASS wills their talent to have failing ex-
periments to next years Chem Labs.
KAY BROWN wills her ability to be a hot rod and get away with it to Barb Coulter.
JUDY COLLINS wills the two wads of gum under the second table in the cafeteria to Joanne Braddock
and Barbara Mohoney.
SHIRLEY JEAN GRISWOLD wills all her talents in gym to Donna Wierech.
The BACK ROW IN MIXED CHOIR leaves ..... Mr. Eddy will be pleased.
CAROL JOHNSON wills to Connie Meredith the ability to stay awake while the fights are on T. V. after
11 p. m.
JOHN GREEN wills to Ronnie Infantine his magic clogging shoes.
SANDY JONES wills to her sister Louellen her ability to talk or catnap in study hall without being caught.
JIM YATES leaves his wrestling ability to "Shirley" ..... for defense of course.
BILL KITTLE leaves his ability to talk his way'out of a jam to Ray Berube.
FLOYD KINTNER and MARTIN I-IANLEY, two of "the three Musketeers, " leave their swords to the
third, Bertold Puchtler. They would have left him their rifles but they were too expensive.
JIM YATES, PAULA WOOLEVER and PEGGY MANNING will the first clarinet row inband to the juniors.
NANCY WEBSTER wills her desk in the Shorthand room to her cousin Sandy Webster and hopes she will
enjoy that class as much as she did.
ELAINE TALLMAN and FAYE BALDWIN leave Grace Green a package of safety pins to help hold her
slips up during pep assemblies and to Betsy Baldwin their version of "I Wanna Go on a Loving Spree. "
GORDON SMITH leaves his ability to stay off the ineligible list to Dawn Starbuck and the trouble with
all his cars to anyone who can stand it.
ELAINE TALLMAN and GORDON SMITH leave to Grace Green, Joe Micalcavage, Ann Severn and Bob
Reynolds their ability to go steady for so long.
JUNE SCHWENCKE leaves her ability to try to blow up the chemistry lab to Lowell Talada,
GLORIA BARNETT wills to Donna Wiggins her Valentine from Charles.
JERRY REARDON and BILL KITTLE leave their ability to get into trouble with Mr. Peck to Jim Wasley
and Tom Blackman.
PEGGY WESTFALL and JEANETTE POTTER will all their boy troubles to anybody in the junior class
who can solve them, They give up!
JACKIE OLVER wills her ability to write to that certain guy in the service every day to Donna Payne.
JAN BLANCHARD wills Mr. MacDonald some of his school clothes.
BOB MORRISON wills his wrestling ability to Jack Tobbee and Terry Merritt. There is enough for both
so don't fight over it.
JOYCE BARNHART wills to anyone taking Chemistry next year her beat-up chemistry book.
MARTHA MARSHALL wills to Donna VanGorder, Margie Post and Barbara Watts her history notes and
her driver's license.
To Marilyn Bryant from MARY JANE ST. LEGER, her seat in History class and to Joan Hill her seat in
Secretarial Practice Class.
SHERALD HARTMAN wills to her sister Diane her seat in History class and to Barb Brooker, her talk-
ing ability in first period study hall.
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First row, left to right: Floyd Kintner, Dave Hill, Marilyn Geisenhof, Kay and Frank Brown, Catherine
Riley, Martha Buress, Martha Marshall, Janice Miles, Ronna Garrett, Bob Frey, Ann Coughlin, Willeda
Crane, Martha Coulter, Ronnie Terpac, John Green, Joan Birch, Connie Bussey.
Second row: Bob Morrison, Katie McElligott, Paula Woolever, Stanley and Nancy McGregor, Nancy
Webster and Nancy McGregor, Lois Knapp, Myrna Korger, Lanie Moore, Margie Langdon, June Schwenke.
Third row: Joanne Slottje, Jim Yates, Martin Hanley, Marcia Comstock, Mar Taylor, Barb Skokauc-
kas, Scott Eddy.
Fourth row: Sharon Coletti, Dick Lloyd, Bob Kubler, Shirley Williams, Sandy Jones, Faye Baldwin,
Donna Chatham, Joanne Slottje.
Fifth row: Peg Hird, Sue Dailey, Dave Fowler, Joyce Vandervort, Barbara Brokaw, Joyce Barnhart,
Sixth row: Dot Glen, Sherrald Hartman, Jane Taylor, Peggy Manning, Gloria and Eva Barnett, Sylvia
Frink, Donna Chatham, Marilyn Geisenhof.
Seventh row: Beverly Post, Janice Weston, Elaine Tallman, Anita Dates, Craig and Carol Johnson,
Gloria Barnett, Lanie Moore, Shirley Jean Griswold, Dave Opp.
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First row: Three Little Maidsg A Lovely Coupleg Friends of the Familyg Watch Out That You Don't Spill
it!g A Peach of a Pairg Two Class Clownsg Yearbook Editorial Staff.
Second row: Summer Girls, Rifle Teamg Absent Buddyg All on a Summerts Dayg A Rose Among Thornsg
International Architecture - UN Picnicg Two Sweet Gals.
Third row: Ye Gads! Sugar and Spiceg My Buddyg Campaign Speechesg A Tooth Paste Adg Oh Pain.
Fourth row: That Gir1's Winking at Meg Summer Fung You'a.ll Come - UN Picnic 19545 The Pride of 4-H
Bandg Aren't They Pretty?g Just a Perfect Friendshipg Hey, That Guy Whistled at Me!
Fifth row: The Noonhour Gangg Whee, Looka the Crowdg Three Happy Hoboesg Our Trip to Albany with
Miss Steckg Just Relaxg Sisters.
Sixth row: Going My Way?g Class Day 1954g Governor's Mansion, Albany, 19505 Palsg Schoolmatesg The
Seventh row: Slumber Partyg Aren't We Cute ?g Winterg Darn I,Missed!g Hanley's Hen House.
Eighth row: Siamese Septetteg All-State Band, 1953g Mrs. Wilcox's 6th Gradeg How Do You Fix a Flat?
It Takes All Kinds to Make a Worldg Birthday Party Long Agog The Line-Up.
Ninth row: So What Else Is New?g What, Sleeping at a Slumber Party?g Benched Againlg IHate Ritz
Crackerslg Class Day, May 27, 1954.
As we, the members of the Senior Class, look back upon our early school days we realize that we have
forgotten many of the things that once seemed to be matters of life and death to us. Yet, there are certain
memories that even time cannot erase. We will always remember the Tom Thumb wedding we held in
Kindergarten in which Joyce Barnhart and Ted Economedies were married. Later we all took part in a
Kindergarten band in which some of the "professional" instruments wer.e the triangles, sticks, and drums.
We remember also the numerous picnics we held on the athletic field during our grade school days, our
marches over to the big school for gym classes and our trips to the high school library when we were
really grown up, all of six graders.
In our seventh and eighth grades we exercised our privileges as grown ups and took two trips, one to
Albany and Howe Caverns and the other to Cooperstown. Who will ever forget our soap-selling campaign
to raise the necessary funds?
In our Freshman year we really became High School students and took part in outside activities of our
own. Our class officers were Ann Coughlin, Joyce Sandidge, Bill Mills and Peggy Hird. Our advisors
were Mr. Persley, Mr. Williams, Miss Strong and Mr. Callahan. We held our first class dance that
year, the "Dew Drop Hop" with music by the Tunetwisters. We will always remember those silly little
pixies on the bleachers. We also had an ice skating party up at Ann Coughlin's. Our class picnic was at
En-Joie Park that year.
Our Sophomore class was led by Floyd Kintner, Dave Opp, Joyce Sandidge, and Joan Birch. Our ad-
visors were Mr. Fox, Mr. Persley and Mr. Lehman. Our Sophomore dance was called the "Platter
Parade" with music by the Vonsmen. It was decorated all in black and red with a high record suspended
from the ceiling. We took a poll of the whole school to determine the top 10 songs and then the band played
them. We also had a roller skating party that year at the George F. Pavilion. Our class picnic was at
In the fall of 1953 our Junior class started off under the direction of Mr. Bidlack, Mr. Lehman, Mr.
Parsons and Mr. Kearney, our faculty advisors. Our president was John Green with Joyce Sandidge as
vice president, Peggy Hlrd as secretary and David Opp as treasurer. The real proof of being Juniors
came when we received our shining class rings in March which we proudly displayed for weeks. The big-
gest event of the year was our Junior Prom entitled "Sweet Dreams" with music by Eddie Reen. The
decorations were made of real candy trees surrounded by a huge, hand-made, white picket fence. The
throne was in the form of a huge cake decorated all in white with pink icing trimmed to match the pink and
white streamers. Faye Baldwin was chosen as our queen with Joyce Sandidge and Ann Coughlin as Ladies-
ln-Waiting. The attendants were Susan Dailey, Peggy Hird, Nancy McGregor, Lanie Moore, Jeanette
Potter, Peggy Westfall, Jane Taylor, Gloria Deming, Paula Woolever, and Sharon Coletti. Our final
Junior achievement came on Class Day when we got the usual abuses from the Seniors. The girls were
made to wear neckties, differently mated shoes, no socks, class colors on ankles, hair uncombed and
uncurled, with lipstick mustaches being the only make-up. The boys wore lipstick, nail polish, earrings,
shirts backwards, trousers rolled up to their knees, no socks and mis-mated shoes. Both boys and girls
alike carried shopping bags full of Ritz crackers which were stuffed down our unwilling throats. That day
was also our moving-up day when we finally traveled to the long-awaited Senior seats where we anticipated
our forthcoming Senior year.
At last, we were Seniors. We didn't feel any different really, only we began to realize that even though
we were Seniors, we didn't know everything. Our Senior officers were Maynard Matteson, president,
Jeanette Potter, vice president, Jan Blanchard, secretary, and Janice Miles, treasurer. Our advisors
were Mr. Lobb, Mr. MacDonald, Mr. Bidlack, Mrs. MacLowry and Mr. Bundy. This year was crammed
full of so many things we hardly have space to tell you about all of them. There was our undefeated season
in football which really belonged to our class' seniors, our Senior Play, "Seventeen Is Terrific, " and
those long hours of rehearsing, the trips the play cast took over to Duff'sg our memorable picnic at the
"Caves, " except for one car load that got lost and wound up somewhere in the hills of Pennsylvaniag and
the backstage romances. Then came our Senior Prom, "Ye Olde Christmas Ball, " with music by Dick
Naylor. The gym was decorated like an old-fashioned living room with the huge Christmas trees, the
bear-skin rugs, the fireplace and the stockings, and the mistletoe hung all about. Ann Coughlin and Jerry
McQuade were crowned Senior Queen and King by Elsie Lee and Jim Potter, last year's royal couple.
Their attendants were Peggy Westfall, Lanie Moore, Jeanette Potter, Peggy Hird, Sharon Coletti, Paula
Woolever, Jane Taylor, Sue Dailey, Sally Henderson, Bob Hagen, Floyd Kintner, Jan Blanchard, Donald
Smith, Ray Watkins, Arthur Hemenway, Gordon Smith, Bob Velie, Dave Soloway. Faye Baldwin and
Maynard Matteson were the attending couple. Then came the Choir Banquet in honor of Mrs. Mac at the
EJ Recreation Center. At mid-terms the class ratings were announced and Paula Woolever was named
valedictorian and Peggy Westfall was named salutatorian. Then came the Honor Society induction, College
Board Examinations, State Scholarship Exams and the Employment Bureau Aptitude Tests. We all suf-
fered as the deadline for the yearbook drew near and we breathed a sigh of relief as the book finally went
to the printers. At the time that the book is being printed we still have our banquet, Class Day and our
graduation to look forward to. We are sure that come June 28, we will all look back upon these years in
Vestal and wish we were just starting school here instead of graduating with the class of 1955.
"Next we will go into this large room where I keep all
the information I have on the kids who attended the lower
grades in Vestal during 1955. Watch your step-they're
pretty tricky. "
First row, left to right: Georgia McKaig, Sherrill Lawrio, Margie Lisenby, Joyce Kushner, Connie
Meredith, Sue Martin, Priscilla Mann, Kay Meeker.
Second row: Robert Miller, Sally Salisbury, Ann Lee, Jack McQuiston, Tom Minehan, Joe Micilcavage,
Mike Manning, Harold Lindsey, Fred Lovelace, Earl Maslin, Marion Lacey.
First row, left to right: Elaine Duffy, Barbara Douglas, Barbara Crane, Richard Craver, Edith English,
Joy Chase, Sally Diefendorf, Joan Cheney.
Second row: Martha Eddy, Jim Cobb, Bill Bunzey, Leroy Earl, Bill Barto, Ed DeTemple, Roger Doo-
little, Jerry Ellis, Bob Dunn, Gerald Curry, Pauline Dean, Joyce Chamberlain.
First row, left to right: Richard Krissel, Geraldine Griffen, Barbara Force, Donna Flipse, Linda
Green, Joan Hill, Sandy Johnston, Lois Gerchmen, Nancy Hess, Carol Fisk, Grace Green, Mary Gun-
ther, Glen Gow, Mary Ellen Flaherty.
Second row: Priscilla Holden, Ronald Johnson, Joyce Krasco, Betsy Hamlin, Carl Johnson, William
Howards, James Kuenzli, Roger Hickling, Boyd Joiner, Ronald Cross, Curtis Eply, Robert Houck,
Nancy Johnson, Ronald Infantine, Vicci Hooko, William Fisher, Doris Fitch.
First row, left to right: Sandra Cochrane, Betsy Baldwin, Sherril Bidlack, Jim Bettencourt, Merle
Ace, Joan Begell.
Second row: Beverly Betz, Jim Brearly, Melvin Beam, Ray Brown, Ronald Anderson, Larry Bidwell,
Walter Barnes, Ray Berube, Marilyn Bryant.
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First row, left to right: Virginia Protherow, Betty Nichols, Gail Potter, Rosemary Parrisella,
Marjorie Post, Janet Petrush, Jean Pierson.
Second row: Ken Noyes, Curtis Pierce, George Newberry, Paul Matsko, Vincent Petrolawicz,
Bertold Putchler, Gene Minso, Tom Peek.
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First row, left to right: Alberta Truesdale, Jean Warner, Shirley Tinklepaugh, Stephen Stout, Nan-
cy Ryan, Carolyn Williams, Donna Weirick, Pauline Sticklin, Thomas Smith, Shirley Resseguie, Mar-
lene Stanton, Beverly Traver.
Second row: Arlene Vandermark, Caros Vincent, Sandy Reinhart, William Zimmer, Joyce Schub-
mell, Gary Roosa, Faye Strouse, Red Slicker, Thomas Riener, Thomas Way, Lowell Talada, Robert
Reynolds, Ann Severn, Gregory Scheer, Frank Shuta, Douglas Spencer, Nancy Terry, James Wasley,
Delores Wilcox, Alice Weed.
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First row, left to right: Joan Coyle, Melva Bergen, JoAnn Crawford, Carole Bostwlck, Belinda Ely,
Molly Fisher, Wanda Collins, Dolores Fisher, Elizabeth Cline, Bette Bair, Sandra Carrigg, JoAnne
Braddock, Douglas Collins.
Second row: Marilyn Dingleberry, Saundra Battista, Edwin Alley, Gary Chocolaty, Leonard Bunts,
Susan Berne, Donna Baker, Wayne Brown, Thomas Blackman, Jerry Baldwin, Norman Luce, Donna
Adams, Susan Campion, Jeanne Dewar, Donald Bennett, Donald Cook, Carol Bisgrove, Barbara Coulter.
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First row, left to right: Mary Gallup, Doris Gaskill, Louellen Jones, Kay Herceg, Shirley Harrison,
Betty Grover, Jackie Fowler, Elizabeth Greeno, Mary Hoadley, Joyce Haight, Donald Green.
Second row: Glenda Howard, Gary Hartman, Elaine Goodhart, Charles Goldstein, Kenneth Goon,
Donald Kammonberg, Brent Smith, Arthur Frink, Tom Jamilton, Arthur Holmes, James Hilton, Larry
Hill, Alan Gregory, Anthony Gianetti.
First row, left to right: Sylvia Krissel, Paula Kennedy, Susan Litts, Tom McCarthy, Anna Lovell,
Paul McElligott, Joyce McQuigon, Elizabeth Mayes, Carol Mather, Joan Lillie.
Second row: John Krotzer, Kent Luther, Rita Mitchell, Duane Merritt, William Marvin, Dick
Kramer, James Layman, James Lyons, Jim MacQueen, Robert MacQueen, Judy Moore, Charles
First row, left to right: Carolee Purdy, Dorothy Parker, James Purdy, Donna Payne, Judy O'Brien,
Carol Price, Carol Porterfield, Bernard Nelson, Donna Pollard, Norma Parker.
Second row: Linda Poff, Gerald O,Hara, Harley Murphy, Jim O'Hora, Lorraine Neill, William
Richards, James Pipher, Emery Reistetter, Robert Parker, Tom O'Hara, Brenda Pitcher, Carol
Page, Nancy Nichols.
First row, left to right: Henrietta Thrasher, Carol Thompson, Ann Riffanacht, Donald Stout, Betty
Snyder, Judy Touhey, Harriet Thrasher.
Second row: Edwin Taylor, Ray Rosin, John Tobbee. Delbert Terry, Anthony Sanzo, Neil Roosa,
Thomas Roskolly, Bill Spence, James Streevy.
First row, left to right: Barbara Watts, Jacqueline Winans, Donna VanGorder, Richard Watrous,
Kenneth Zimmer, Gene Wilcox.
Second row: Diane Naylor, Barbara Watkins, Carole Zimmer, Donna Wiggins, Robert Graper, Marie
Warfield, Judy Whitesell, Marjorie Wright, Sandra Webster, John Walker.
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First row, left to right: Rodney Church, Roger Cook, Janet Abplanalp, Robert Coughlin, Barbara
Brooker, Nancy Crawford, Sharon Battista, Jean Balchunas, Beatrice Brown, Nancy Barnett, Claudia
Clark, Louise Bailey, Linda Andrews, Charles Briggs, Kathe Bricmont.
Second row: Nancy Coleman, Thomas Brunger, Glenn Bundy, Ronald Aimonetti, Sue Barnes, Beryl
Conklin, Elsie Ackley, Raymond Ackley, James Cargill, Ronald Bailer, Philip Dailey, Donald Bulman,
David Bryant, Dale Beardslee, Elizabeth Bredon, Catherine Baker, Virginia Cole, Sam Bogart, Wil-
liam Cummings, Beverly Berube.
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First row, left to right: Shirley Gross, Barbara Edwards, Carole M. French, James Gleason, John
Fisher, Judy Fisk, Beverly Haskell, Lynn Greenhalgh, Bonnie Edwards, Kay Davies, John Douglas.
Second row: Harold Gilg, Donna Dykeman, David Ezzo, Christine D'Angelo, Marilyn Goodhart,
Bonnie Gregory, Margaret Ferris, Warren Giles, Ronald Ferris, Michael Drabo, Frederick Darrow,
Brenda Ellis, Barbara Duke, Carole E. French, Douglas Doolittle, Carol Fernbach, Gerald Guiles,
First row, left to right: Roger Heen, John Larrabee, Arlene Keithline, Janet Kocher, Nancy Love,
Virginia Johnson, Charlotte Hunsinger, Nancy Kintner, Judy Launt, Roger Keithline, Rosemary Lynch,
Roberta Lawhead, Lynn Makowsky, Irene Knapp, Janice Karabon, Sue Manning, William Hogan.
Second row: Paul Krestalude, Linda Luce, Jeanette Marsh, Gloria Henderson, Fred Kearney, Patty
Jamieson, Leo Hildebrand, Thomas Hooko, James Kalbaugh, Richard Hernon, Edward Lason, Ralph
Henry, Phyllis Lee, David Infantine, Marilyn Lewis, Joan Kittle, Linda Kannenberg, Richard Lehman,
First row, left to right: Robert McDonough, Barbara Phipps, Charlotte Parker, Donald Pierce,
Duane Pennell, Emma Mattes, Betty Morland, Sally Mott, Sharon Oxx, Fay Piester, Marion Merkle,
Judy Nicholas, Kathryn Plymale, Wolfgang Puchtler, Margorie Purdy, Marilyn Phillips, Roberta Res-
Second row: Ruth Opp, Ronald Myers, Clyde Nelson, Edward McMullen, Floyd Shaw, Gary Pritch-
ard, Sherry Oliver, Robert Reynolds, Bradley Naylor, Paul Pachuck, Adelaide Parish, Norman
McPherson, Robert Pearsell, Robert O'I-Iara, Robert Newman, Beverly Pratt, Patricia O'Brien, Pris-
First row, left to right: Patricia Stanton, Margaret Stout, Sylvia Smith, Alice Spaulding, Isabelle
Tracy, Carol Smith, Dawn Starbuck, Fannie Soper, Betty Scarano, Linda Sanford, Beverly Trenconsky,
Violet Rienzi, Donald Rutter, Floyd Traver.
Second row: Richard Swindler, Sandra Turner, Terrence Scanlwn, Kenneth Stone, Michael Sham-
burger, Alfred Staudt, Jean Thompkins, David Towers, Leland Spear, Richard Stanton, Vernon Turner,
David Tucker, Wendell Terry, Louis Rozell, Daniel Turner, Gary Tallman, Phillip Stevens, Roberta
First row, left to right: Mark Lucas, John Wilmont, Patricia Wells, Margaret Wilkinson, Louise
Velie, Naome Shary, David Vailancourt, Richard Williams.
Second row: Marcia Wheeland, Wesley Wilson, Charles Wells, Donald Webb, Ronald Wells, Harry
Wickham, Terry Wolfe, Ebert Warren, Carol Woolever.
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First row, left to right: David Ackley, David Cokely, Dean Crawford, Priscilla Dains, Judy Brown,
Gerald Yournans, Byron Brokaw, Carolyn Begell, Linda Cook, Elma Bogart, Barbara Brough, Anthony
Ziemba, David Drabo.
Second row: Frances Carden, Carol Brunger, Reed Brundage, Diana Dowd, Cora Crawford, Paul
Angelo, Donald Adams, Robert Brown, Larry Carmen, Norman Campbell, Robert Breed, Vincent,
Brooks, Arlene Allyn, Linda Dates.
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First row, left to right: David Hogg, Brian Harris, Eva Gallup, Lyle Edwards, Nancy Duke, Carol
Grover, Patricia Eldred, Eileen Howard, Karen Edsall, Walter Garvey, Cecelia Fitch, Lawson Green-
halgh, Earl Goltry.
Second row: Diane Hartman, Nancy Hunsinger, Mary Jane Hernon, James Gow, Eugene Gorman,
Norman Hillis, Paul Grannis, Gerald Hill, Ray Heideman, William House, James Hamilton, Gerald
Gilbert, Jean Farnham, Martha Heath, Joyce Hackling.
First row, left to right: Donald Monticello, Neil Lawton, Sally LaDue, George Morton, Harold John-
son, Donna Komarniski, Janice Mather, Louise Murphey, Phyllis Krasko, Sharon McPartland, Grace
Morton, Patricia Machovec, Albert McDanie1s, Larry Leamer, Neil Janaushek, Carol McQuiston,
Second row: Diana Morse, Gloria Mack, Edith L'Hommedieu, Jeanette Lexo, Kay Mitchell, David
Konecny, Constance Johnson, Max Lovelace, Edward Kenhart, Lynn Johnson, Janet Messersmith,
Beverly Moilan, Linda Lovell, Eleanor Myers, Sylvia Lott, Leslie May, Juanita Larrabee, Thomas
Knowlton, Stella Lyon.
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First row, left to right: Theron Page, Josephine Parker, Patricia Post, Sandra Sarvey, Donna Roth-
rock, Dean Roosa, Maryette Pherriego, Hanley Rossen, Dawn Scott, Bonita Shaff, Marlene Olver,
James O'Hara, David St. Mire.
Second row: Donna Reabuck, Sandra Opp, Linda Randall, Vivian Newberry, Hugh Preston, Roy
Petrush, Richard Rush, Richard Seltzer, Harold Reisinger, James Rising, Joyce Orzell, David Powell,
LaRue Rinker, William Rolls, David Ross, Patricia Perrone, Gary Pulver.
First row, left to right: Stephen Utter, Gene Vailencourt, James Wilson, Ronald Singer, Mildred
Thomas, Ronald Taylor, Jack Sprague, Charles Smith, Ethel Sisson, George Shary, John Simpson,
Eugene Wagner, Donald Williams.
Second row: Earl Spaulding, Richard Snyder, Roger Southworth, Judith VanDerveer, Janice Wiggins,
Linda Stover, Charles Tennant, William Thayne, David King, Alvin Williams, Christa Wagner, James
Tuckey, Vicki Vokulich, Mary Stenger, Hal Williams, Diane Wickham, Marion Stalker, Ronald Stalford,
AG ROOM, first row, left to right: James Hickey, Rosemary Schumacher, Barbara Jones, William
Brown, Rudolph Maftes, Elwyn Allyn, Marcia Antisdel, Shirley Beeman, Edward Vandervort, Richard
Casterline, Lawrence Beeman, Thomas Hernandez, Gladys Paff, Linda Russell.
Second row: Janice Hutchinson, Janice Ingraham, Beverly Gregory, Terry Merritt, Katherine
Loomis, Roland Springer, Stanley McGregor, Harvey Hensen, Gerald Grannis, J. Frederick Wheaton,
Julia Kruemberg, Susan Szymanski, Jean Cawley, Hanna Leutbecker.
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First row, left to right: Douglas Alsup, William Baumlin, Mary Angelo, Jerry Brown, Kathleen
Allen, Lester Baldwin, Thomas Barto, David Brown, Kevin Bryant, Bob Chapman, Don Barry, George
Andrews, Paul Church, Frank Campion, Joan Bailey.
Second row: Caroline Andrews, Damian Cihiwsky, James Campbell, Sheila Burger, Beverly Chilson,
Judith Adams, Margaret Clapper, Joan Billet, Janet Ball, Linda Beaudette, Jacqueline Brokaw, William
Bierly, Leon Chojnacki, Dennis Arrufat.
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Front row, left to right: William Frank, Norbert Corson, Claudia Green, Joseph Dunphy, Dya Coles,
Richmond Clover, Leslie French, Gary Drost, Judd Epstein, Richard Currie, Jerry Gould, Eileen
Carl, Susan Dunn, Richard Dingleberry, Gary Doupe, Richard Goon.
Second row: Phyllis Davidson, James Clune, Linda Cuddy, Donna Cuddihe, Arlene French, Roger
Dodd, Roland Dodd, Jane English, Leonard Gage, Marjorie Davis, Caroline Dymond, Alice Duffy,
David Gianuzzi, Barbara Fritz,Vesta Gleason, Audrey DeTemple, Charles Curtis, Judy Edwards, Carol
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First row, left to right: Wallace Hackling, Richard Hughes, Richard Gregson, Duane King, Henry
Jones, Julie Johnston, Yvonne Jacobs, Joan A. Howard, Sarah Joiner, Mary Green, Douglas Gustin,
Gail Hulslander. Robert Hughes, Terry Harris, Judy Hanus, Jack Henrey, James Herceg.
Second row: Daniel Hill, Patricia Hanifin, Janet Hunsinger, Nancy Graffius, Richard Greene,
Katherine Gunning, Bernita Griswold, Sharon Irving, Gordon Jacobs, Daniel Haggerty, Joan S. Howard,
Mary Hawley, Duane Johnson, Barbara House, Dorothy Heath, Nancy Hagen, Priscilla Howard, Sally
First row, left to right: Stephen Mahon, Edward Lopek, James Micilcavage, Jerry Morton, Sharon
Liburdi, Betty Neely, Bruce MacQueen, Marshall Krorn, Joan Kretschmar, Vera Larrabee, Richard
Moulton, Ted Merry, John Monticello, Laurel Lee Lockwood, James Litts.
Second row: Alfred Konecny, James Lorenson, Robert Mirnlitch, Dorsa Ann Nelson, Gail Morgan,
Carol Lawrio,fCarol Marcy, Marlene Neild, Vonda Molter, Michael Newberry, Marjorie Merrirr,
Joseph Kristof, Nancy Morlando, James Myers, Linda Lewis, Rogert May, Bernie Luther.
First row, left to right: Donna Rossen, Patty Renda, Gerald Savage, Karen Sesney, Todd Reese,
James Rounds, Donald Pierson, David Peck, Warren Potter, Ronald Slick, Anthony Scarano, Leon
Schultz, David Parr, Gary Pierce, Pat Purdy, John Saddlemire, Susan Pearsall, Charles Pennell, Bar-
Second row: Robert Slade, Donald Sisson, James Pierce, James Peters, Ronald Schapiro, Marten
Rorapaugh, Mary Short, Priscilla Saxton, Judy Schaffer, Joan Poff, Carol Osman, Jeanne Robinson,
Allen Plymale, Dale Pierce, Ronald Stark, Patricia Patterson, Barbara Duane, Phyllis Sarvey, Ratha
Soper, Thelda Page, Patricia Scanlon, Robert Petrush, Theodore Peck, William Smith, Allen Platt.
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Yonkin, Wayne Walter, Richard Wilson, Keith Young, James Totten, William Wood, Kenneth Yates,
Barbara Vanderbilt, Martin Wylde, Remi Thibodeau, Joseph Wayant, Gary Williamson, Linda Vander-
Second row: Gary Wilcox, Lynn VanKuren, Gary Starbuck, Brenda Taylor, Nadine Talada, Joan
Weeks, Gerald Wilbur, George Ward, Judy Stevens, Gary Warner, Barbara Tanaka, Fred Walter,
William Warren, Donald White, Jerry VanDuzer, Mary Stoddard, Linda Tilton, Caroline Wendell,
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flow out into thc hull. We really made quite ai haul this
past your. Come on in and admire them. "
First row, left to right: Don Smith, Ray Watkins, Carlin Pickering, Harold Angelo, Don Stout, Mike
Manning, Gerald Grannis, Dick Jerome.
Second row: Curtis Epley, Jim Wasley, George Newberry, Berthold Puchtler, Bob Velie, Gorden
Smith, Art Hemingway, Floyd Kintner.
Third row: Bob Reynolds, John Petrolawicz, Ed Wingler, Dick Travis, Joe Micilcavage, Dick Stanton,
Gary Eldred, Dave Soloway, Jerry Ellis.
Everyone will remember the great
football season Vestal Central had in the
year of 1954-55. It was the first unde-
feated season for the Golden Bears, who
were primed to the hilt with the ability
to be champions. The amazing ball
handling of quarterback Bob Velie had
everyone dazzled. His smooth, effort-
less work puzzled referees as well as
the opponents. Certainly congratula-
tions are in order for Coach Dick Hoover
whose squad had the toughest schedule
that Vestal has ever faced on the grid-
Johnson City 25 to 0
Norwich 13 to 0
Cortland 46 to 6
U. E. 13 to 0
Syracuse Central 20 to 6
Gloversville 33 to 0
B.C.H.S. 12 to7
E. S. S. 8 to 3
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First row, left to right: Dave Soloway, Jerry McQuade, Jack Duffy, Jim Kuenzli.
Second row: Dick Stanton, Dick Lott, Dick Lloyd, Johnny Petrolawicz, Coach Phil
J UNIOR VARSITY
First row, left to right: Tony Gianetti, Jim Bettencourt,
Gerry Grannis, Earl Maslin, Wendell Terry, Ken Noyes.
Second row: Larry Bidwell, Jim Cargill, Phil Dailey,
Hank SChrOGdGI', Tony Sanzo, Don Webb, Ronnie Bailor,
Coach Willard Lobb.
This year's basketball team will be remembered as Phil Hubbard's scrappist and hustling-
est ball team in his six years at Vestal. Although the boys lost all but two of our conference
games, it was not because they gave up. The Golden Bears battled to the final buzzer.
Accurate shooting was our biggest deficiency this year. When the boys really started
hitting we knocked off two of our toughest opponents, U. E. and Ithaca. By playing and win-
ning three non-conference games, the boys proved that it was the schedule that beat us.
Cortland 52 Vestal 46
North 68 Vestal 46
J.C. 67 Vestal 51
Elmira S.S. 71 Vestal 56
U.E. 73 Vestal 57
Central 78 Vestal 63
Windsor 54 Vestal 63
Greene 54 Vestal 75
Leroysville 47 Vestal 78
Elmira F.A. 66 Vestal 65
North 58 Vestal 55
J.C. 60 Vestal 55
Central 89 Vestal 39
U.E. 70 Vestal 74
Ithaca 48 Vestal 63
Standing: Terry Merrit, Thomas Swan, Maynard Mattison, Mr. Persley, Bob Reynolds,
Kennard Bronson, Bob Morrison, Carlin Pickering, Chuck Merrit, Ray Watkins.
On mat: Jack Tobbe and Chuck Briggs.
First row, left to right: Roger Heen, Harold Angelo,
Danny Turner, Charles Lacey.
Second row: William Layman, Craig Edsell, Donald
Third row: Coach John Gillard, Gary Dobson, Tom
Fourth row: Richard Travis, Larry Ward, Jack Craw-
This year the Golden Bear grapplers saw one of their dreams come true. Under
the coaching of Phil Persley the Vestalites sent the Little Red Men of Ithaca home
with their first defeat in seven years. Even a later defeat at the hands of this
same team could not dim our glory. The rabid fans of high school wrestling, the
fastest growing sport in Vestal, were treated to one of the bestyears the boys have
ever had. All congratulations to Coach Persley and the squad.
Vestal 39 Elmira S.S. 5
Vestal 35 Cortland 9
Vestal 42 Bainbridge 5
Vestal 16 Watertown 17
Vestal 23 Ithaca 19
Vestal 21 Elmira F.A. 21
Vestal 35 Cortland ll
Vestal 30 Elmira S.S. 12
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First row, left to right: Jim Potter, Frank Hutchinson, John Berry, Bob Williams, Larry Weirich, Gay-
lord Conrad, LeRoy Hill, Tony Sanzo, Ian Kilmer, Gary McLain.
Second row: Dick Lloyd, Richard Lott, Art Hemenway, Bob Velie, Gordon Smith, Ted Economides, Chuck
Merrit, Bob Morrison, Dick Henderson, Ronald Jensen.
Third row: Ray Watkins, Joe Berry, Bill Zimmer, Bob Reynolds, Terry Merrit, Bill Howard, Ray Be-
rube, Bill Beach, Ed DeTemple, George Newberry.
Fourth row: Carlin Pickering, Don Smith, Ed Wingler, Jim Taylor, Ernie Maslin, Tony Sanzo, Harold
Angelo, Harold Gilg, Boyd Joiner, Leland Eldridge, Ronald Gross.
Fifth row: Robert Cowan, Al Sotir, Robert Bartlett, Coach David Lehman, Coach John Pendlebury.
The track team is another sport Vestal can well be proud of. Under the watchful eye of Coach
John Pendlebury, the team finished the season with a record of six wins, two losses. A winning team
in anybody ,s book.
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Section IV Zone Meet
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First row, left to right: Doug Dorsett, Felix Rodreguiz, Bob Velie, Ken Bronson, Jack Duffy, Ken
Tobey, Dave Soloway, Gary McLain.
Second row: Wendell Terry, Gerald Grannis, Dick Potter, Duane Slottje, Ward Walters, Bob Grover,
Coach Lou Pond.
Under the coaching of Lou Pond Vesta.l's baseball team made its 1954 debut by beating
Binghamton Central. This, however, was not a preview of our season for we ended with a
four win - ten loss record. Later in the season, the Centralites gained their revenge over
Vestal. Other losses were to North once, J.C. twice, E.F.A. , Ithaca, Cortland, U.E.
twice, and E. S. S. We won over Owego twice, North once, and Binghamton Central once.
First row: Ray Berube, Earl Maslin, Tom Ward, John Wilmont, Tony Gianetti, Norm McPherson,
Tom Swan, Chuck Merritt.
Second row: Coach Sid Stock, manager, Jerry Baldwin, Wendell Terry, Bob Morrison, Maynard
Mattison, Jerry McQuade, Bill Howard, Jim Kuenzli, Terry Merritt.
This year the Golden Bear harriers chalked up the first undefeated record for its school. Under
supervision of Coach Sid Stock, the cross country boys went out to win the Inter-sectional run which
pitted Vestal against the best high school runners in the state. This meet was what might be called
the New York State high school championship and Vestal is the only school to win it twice in a row.
lst Utica Procter Meet
2nd Ithaca vs. Vestal
3rd U.E. vs. Vestal
4th Vestal Invitational fIBMy
5th Tri-Cities Meet
6th Sectionals Westal Hillsy
2nd Mt. Pleasant
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2nd U. E.
3rd Vestal 2nd Team
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Dick Pilkington, Harp Hemenway, Walt Somers,
Mark Harned, David Opp, Doug Spencer, Earl
Spaulding, G eo rge Guldenschuh, Don Smith,
Bob Parker, John Green, Gary Sarvey, and Ted
Economides, m aking up the team, and using
"Ideal Alleys" as home base for operation,
Coach Lou Pond's bowling squad started "letting
'em roll. " They ended the season with a 6-1X2
win, 16-1X2 lose record.
Left to right: Coach Frank Buran, Charles
Goldstein, Martin Hanley, Berthold Puchtler.
Floyd Kintner, Art Holmes.
While Vestal's Rifle team has failed to produce
the undefeated season which was its goal, it can be
said that no sport has made more progress in one
year than rifle shooting. Due to the planning and
prodding of "the Three Musketeers" Kintner,
Puchtler, and Hanley the school provided funds,
students built a rifle range, the National Rifle As-
sociation chartered a new 80-member rifle club,
the American Legion donated a new target rifle,
and the team itself posted fso farj a six-win, one-
loss season. The club, open to both boys and
girls, elected the following officers at ameeting
in January: President, Floyd Kintner, Vice-Pres-
ident, Bertold Buchtlerg Secretary, Connie Mere-
dith, Treasurer, Sally Henderson, Executive Of-
ficer, Martin Hanley.
Team standings so far this year show Vestal in
first place with the following scores:
Vestal Norwich 819
Vestal 924 Windsor 816
Vestal 896 Windsor 824
Vestal 877 North 857
Vestal 895 McGraw 901
Vestal 915 McGraw 914
Vestal 921 Windsor 823
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First row, left to right: Sandy Carick, Joyce Chamberlain, Jean Pierson, Merle Ace, Marlene Taylor,
Priscilla Mann. secretary, Lanie Moore, president, Sandra Rienhart, treasurer, Donna Pollard, Betsy
Baldwin, Grace Green, Faye Baldwin, Sharon Coletti.
Second row: Joan Coyle, Carol Lee Purdy, Dorothy Parker, Susanne Litts, Jean LaGier, Connie Bussey,
Barb Skokauskas, Elaine Tallman, Margie Langdon, Ronna Garrett, Jane Morton, Donna Chatham, Peggy
Hird, Advisor Miss Lucy Gennett.
Third row: Ann Riffennacht, Marilyn Dingleberry, Brenda Pitcher, Jackie Winans, Janet Petrush, Vicci
Hooko, Peggy Westfall, Bruin T. Bear, Jeanette Potter, Connie Meredith, Betsy Hamlin, Nancy Webster,
Sandy Tucker, Mary Ellen Flaherty.
Waiting for the jump: Nancy Webster and Connie Meredith.
Left to right: Marlene Taylor, Jeanette Potter, Priscilla Mann, Jean Warner, Saundra Reinhart, Miss
Gennett, Merle Ace, Peggy Westfall, Donna Weierich, Phoebe Shanley, Joan Hill.
Track, first row: Joy Chase, Connie Meredith, Barbara Watkins, Jean Warner.
Second row: Betsy Hamlin, Elaine Tallman, Sandy Jones, Barbara Skokaucas, Sandy Reinhart, Dot Glen.
Softball, .first row: Mary Ellen Flarharty, Elaine Duffy, Priscilla Mann, Mar Taylor.
Second row: Linda Greene, Vicci Hooko, Lanie Moore, Peg Westfall, Jeanette Potter.
Third row: Marilyn Bryant, Nancy Webster, Merle Ace, Lucy Gennett.
Bandminton, first row: Jane Morton, Henrietta Thrasher.
Second row: Margie Langdon, Donna Pollard, Sandra Webster, Connie Bussey, Harriett Thrasher.
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First row, left to right: Marlene Stanton, Mary Gallup, Marcia
omstock, Henrietta Thrasher, Nancy Webster, Elaine Duffy,
ally Diefendorf, Donna Pollard, Harriett Thrasher, Rose Gre-
ory, Margie Langdon, Ann Riffenacht.
Second row: Judy Touhey, Connie Bussey, Linda Green, Jeanne
Warner, Marlene Taylor, Donna Chase, Donna Flipse, Jean Caw-
ey, Jane Morton, Donna Werirach, Priscilla Holden, Nancy
lebster, Janice Weston, Connie Meredith, Barbara Watkins,
'riscilla Mann, Miss Lucy Gennett.
Third row: Elaine Tallman, Anna Lovell, Beverly Betz, Saundra
einhart, Marilyn Bryant, Vicci Hooko, Martha Burris, Barbara
kokauskas, Donna Adams, Lorraine Neild, Marie Warfield, Jill
pence, Jean LaGier, Dorothy Glen, Peg Westfall, Jeanette Pot-
er, Lanie Moore, Rita Mitchell, Sandy Jones.
First row, left to right: Connie Mere
dith, Bruin T. Bear, Marlene Taylor.
Second row: Sandy Jones, Vicci Hooko
Lanie Moore, Peg Westfall, Jeanette Pot
Third row: Dorothy Glen, Jane Morton
Connie Bussey, Merle Ace, Nancy Web
ster, Marilyn Bryant, Donna Flipse.
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JUNIOR VARSITY C I-IEERLEADE RS
Left to right: Donna Pollard, Henrietta Thrasher,
Nancy Post, Linda Green, Delores Fisher, Sandra
Webster, Harriett Thrasher.
This year's Varsity Cheerleaders consisted of
Faye Baldwin, Kay Meeker, Betsy Baldwin, Elaine
Tallman, Grace Green, Janice Miles, and Sandra
The squad was captained by Janice Miles during
football season and Betsy Baldwin during basket-
The cheerleaders are chosen on the basis of
neatness, personality, and pep and it is a great
honor to make the squad.
This year was the first time any of these girls
had had the occasion to cheer at a football game,
and the fact that it was an undefeated season made
it that much more of amemorable event in their
high school career.
During football season, the cheerleaders char-
tered buses for away games, sold shakers, pro-
grams, and under the leadership of their advisor,
started a flash card section. Also, after the foot-
ball and basketball games they sponsored dances.
"Through this doorway you will find my music room.
There's the old piano that accompanied the choirs and
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e ass horn I played in the band. Come on in and look
First row, left to right: Jim Yates, Paula Woolever, Peg Manning, Scott Eddy, Connie Bussey, Joanne
Crawford, Patty Stanton, Jeanne DeWar, Delores Fitch, Doug Collins, Sherrill Bidlack, Katie McElligot7t.
Second row: Sherrill Laurio, Priscilla Mann, Jeanne Warner, Mary Hoadley, Pauline Stickland, Vieci
Hooko, Lanie Moore, Joanne Slottje, Lanny Gregory, Carole Bostwick, Joyce Chamberlain, Paul McElli-
gott, Leona Beaumont, Duane Merritt, Dave Opp, Bill Marvin, Shirley Williams.
Third row: Tom Way, Ronald Gross, Larry Pelton, Douglas Spencer, Kent Luther, Harold Lindsey,
James Cobb, Bob Landon, David Blackney, Claude Caron, Jack Tobbe, Arthur Frink, Kraig Edsell, Don-
ald Merrit, Donald Morey, Ronald Bailer, Melvin Beam, Joan Lillie, Molly Fisher, Gordon Blackney,
Sharon Coletti, Gene Wilcox, Peggy Westfall, Alice Weed.
Fourth row: Sandra Carrigg, Pat O'Brien, Linda Andrews, John Bender, Dorothy Glen, Katheryn Ply-
male, Gary Hartman, Martha Eddy, Bill Howard, Tom Hooko, Anna Lovell, Bob Makowsky, Leland El-
dridge, Sylvia Krissel, Georgia McKaig, Merle Ace, Donna Adams, Marilyn Bryant, Delbert Terry,
Ronald Anderson, Dick Lloyd, Sandy Tucker, Bob Houck.
Left:- David Hill, Student Conductor.
Right: Mr. William O. Marvin, Director.
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The concert band, under the direction of W.O. Marvin, has 98 members. It practices three times a
week and plays for assembly programs. The highlight of the year is the annual spring concert, at which a
well-rounded program is presented. The officers are: President, Paula Wooleverg Vice-President, Lanie
Moore, Drum Major, Victoria Hookog Manager, Leland Eldridgeg Drum Sergeant, William Howard, Libra-
rian, Joanne Crawfordg Quartermaster, Robert Makowskyg Publicity Manager, Katie McElligott and Student
Conductor, David Hill.
First row, left to right: Sharon Coletti, Jeanette Potter, Sally Salisbury, Leona
Second row: Vicci Hooko, Saundra Reinhart, Marilyn Bryant, Diane Naylor.
The flag swingers have been organized for eleven years. They are the only
Swiss flag swingers in the state. At present there are 8 members, and they
twirl for school and civic affairs. Captain is Sharon Coletti.
BATON TWI RLERS
Left to right: Joy Chase, Kay Herceg, Barbara Mohney, Betty Grover, Joanne Braddock
Shirley Harrison, Joyce Haight, Brenda Pitcher, Kay Brown, head majorette.
The baton twirlers have been a part of V.C.H.S. for 15 years. At present
there are 9 members, the captain of which is Kay Brown. They twirl for local
and school affairs.
First row, left to right: Shirley Williams, Joanne Crawford, Connie Bussey, Brenda Pitcher, Sandra
Reinhart, Shirley Harrison, Sharon Coletti, Kay Herceg, Jeanette Potter, Betty Grover, Vicci Hooko, Kay
Brown, Marilyn Bryant, Joanne Braddock, Sally Salisbury, Barbara Mohney, Diane Naylor, Joyce Chase,
Leona Beaumont, Joyce Haight, William O. Marvin, Doris Fitch, Alice Weed.
Second row: James Yates, Paula Woolever, Peggy Manning, Mary Hoadley, Pauline Sticklin, David Hill,
Lanie Moore, Joanne Slottje, Lanny Gregory, Carol Bostwick, Joyce Chamberlin, Paul McElligott, Duane
Merritt, Patty Stanton, Jean Dewer, Douglas Collins, Sherril Bidlack, Katie McElligott.
Third row: Sherrill-Laurio, Priscilla Mann, Jean Warner, Larry Pelton, Douglas Spencer, Kent Luther,
Harold Lindsay, James Cobb, Robert Landon, David Blakney, Claude Caron, Jack Tobbe, Arthur Frink, Craig
Edsell, Donald Merritt, Donald Morey, Ronald Bailor, Melvin Beam, Joan Lillie, Molly Fisher, Gordon
Blackney, Gene Wilcox, Peggy Westfall, William Marvin, David Opp.
Fourth row: Thomas Way, Ronald Gross, John Bender, Sandra Carrigg, Patty O'Brien, Linda Andrews,
Bill Howard, Gary Hartman, Scott Eddy, Martha Eddy, Kathryn Plymale, Dorothy Glen, Thomas Hooko, Anna
Lovell, Robert Makowsky, Leland Eldridge, Sylvia Krissel, Georgia McKaig, Merle Ace, Donna Adams,
Delbert Terry, Dick Lloyd, Ronald Anderson, Sandra Tucker, Robert Houck.
The marching band plays for all of Vestal's football games, for several pa-
rades and in the Sherburne Pageant of Bands each year. The 120-piece band has
competed in several contests and won several trophies. W.O. Marvin is the
director. Officers are the same as Concert band.
SENIOR BAND CFFICERS
First row, left to right: Jeanne Crawford, Librariang Vicci Hooko, Drum Majoretteg Paula
Woolever, Presidentg Lanie Moore, Vice-Presidentg Katie McElligott, Publicity Manager.
Second row: Bill Marvin, Managerg Tom Hooko, Managerg Bill Howard, Drum Sergeantg
Dave Hill, Student Directorg Leland Eldridge, Managerg Bob Makowsky, Managerg Anna Lovell,
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Standing, left to right: Jim Yates, Larry Pelton, Bob Houck.
Seated: Bill fMouseJ Howard.
First row, left to right: Virginia Johnson, Bonnie Gregory, Marcia Antisdel, Jeanne DeWar, Rosemary
Lynch, Sharyl Bidlack, Patricia Stanton, David Blakney, Kent Luther, Douglas Spencer.
Second row: Naomi Shary, Charlotte Lacey, Doris Gaskill, Mary Ellen Flaherty, Adelaide Parrish, Donna
Wiggins, Susan Berne, Scott Eddy, Joanne Crawford, Paula Woolever, Sherrill Lawrio, Sandra Tucker,
Third row: Ruth Opp, Kay Davies, Barbara Jones, John Larrabee, Michael Burke, Martha Eddy, Gary
Hartman, Katherine Plymale, Dorothy Glen, Thomas Hooko.
The 38-piece orchestra has a new director this year, Mr. Clark Eddy. It
played for concerts, teas and the Senior Play. Officers are: President, Paula
Wooleverg Vice-President, Robert Houkeg Secretary-Treasurer, Sherril Lauriog
Librarian, Douglas Spencer.
Merle Ace, Edwin Alley, Ronald Anderson, Betty Bair, Donna Baker, Sue Baldwin, Joyce Barnhart,
Saundra Battista, Leona Beaumont, Susan Berne, Raymond Berube, Joan Birch, Gordon Blackeney, Jan
Blanchard, Carole Bostwick, Marilyn Bryant, Jacqueline Card, Joyce Chamberlain, Jim Cobb, Sharon
Coletti, Ann Coughlin, Martha Coulter, Jeanne Dewer, Barbara Douglas, Elaine Duffy, Scott Eddy, Martha
Eddy, Mary Ellen Flartierty, Bob Graper, Shirley Griswold, Martin Hanley, Arthur Hemenway, David
Hill, Joan Hill, Peggy Hird, Arthur Holmes, Victoria Hooko, Bill Howard, Ronald Infantine, Carol John-
son, Sandra Johnston, Floyd Kintner, Bill Kittle, Jim Kuenzli, Joyce Kushner, Charles Lacey, Charlotte
Lacey, Marion Lacey, Marion Langdon, Sherrill Lawrio, Marjorie Lisenby, Gene MacGowan, Jim
The 100-voice mixed choir is under the direction of Mr. Clark Eddy. It gives several concerts through-
out the year. Early this fall the choir presented an exchange assembly with Ithaca High School. They also
sang a program ofChristmas music at the Roberson Memorial in Binghamton. Many of the choir members
sing and play solos or perform in ensembles at various affairs about the Triple Cities.
The activities and discipline of the choir are governed by the officers and the board of directors. They
are: President, Ann Coughlin, Vice-President, Paula Wooleverg Secretary, Peggy Hirdg Treasurer, Floyd
MacQueen, Bob MacQueen, Priscilla Mann, Marguerite Manning, Maynard Matteson, Martha Marshall,
Katie McElligott, Paul McElligott, Bill Marvin, Kay Meeker, Connie Meredith, Elaine Moore, Lorraine
Neild, Joyce Newberry, Judy O'Brien, Jacqueline Olver, David Opp, Rosemary Parisella, Larry Pelton,
Nancy Post, Jeannette Potter, Jim Purdy, Saundra Reinhart, Shirley Resseguie, Bill Richards, Thomas
Roskelli, Janice Rounds, Nancy Ryan, Ann Severn, Mary Jane St. Leger, Joanne Slottje, Marlene Stanton,
Pauline Stickliu, Shirley Tinklepaugh, Delbert Terry, Sandra Tucker, Thomas Way, Arlene Vandermark,
Carol Vincent, Alice Weed, Peggy Westfall, Janice Weston, Gene Wilcox, Jane Wingate, Jacqueline
Winans, Paula Woolever, Jim Yates, Bill Zimmer.
Kintner. The board members are Joanne Slottje, David Opp, James Yates, Jeanette Potter, Alice Weed,
Merle Ace, William Howard, Gene Wilcox, and Jacqueline Winas. Katie McEl1igott is publicity manager
and Mary Jane St. Leger and Sue Baldwin are wardrobe managers.
This year the annual Christmas Banquet for past and present members of the choir honored Mrs.
MacLowry, the former director, who is now Girls' Guidance Counsellor. Pianists are Peggy Westfall and
First row, left to right: Robert Halley, Donald Pierce, John Larrabee, Robert Coughlin, Kenneth Stone,
Pepper Stroup, David Infantine, Leo Hildrebrand, Robert Houck, Paul Paychuck, Gordon Blakeney, Fred
Kearney, Paul Krestalude, Felix Rodriquez.
Second row: Richard Williams, James Gleason, Richard Swindler, Charles Briggs, William Cummings,
Warren Gills, David Ezzo, Raymond Ackley, James Kalbaugh, Michael Drabo, Robert Graper, Ronald
Aimonetti, Ronald Myers, David Bryant, Gary Pritchard, Harold Angelo.
Third row: Mark Lucas, Kenneth Zimmer, Edwin Alley, Donald Adams, Jack McQuiston, Tom Black-
man, Ronald Wells, Ronald Bailer, Philip Dailey, Michael Burke, Ronald Ferris, Delbert Terry, John
Wi1mot,Douglas Doolittle, Tom Roskelly, Arthur Holmes.
Accompanist, Lanny Gregory, Director, Clark Eddy.
First row, left to right: Patricia Stanton, Jacqueline Card, Kathe Bricmont, Sylvia Smith, Beverly
Trenconsky, Isabell Tracy, Carol Woolever, Betty Scarano, Doris Gaskill, Barbara Douglas, Faye Bald-
win, Kay Meeker, Judy Nicholas, Claudia Clark, Janet Petrush, Dawn Starbuck, Kay Davies, Barbara
Phipps, Bersey Palmer, Carolee Purdy.
Second row: Roxcena Rienze, Shirley Harrison, Jeanne Braddock, Janet Kocher, Dorothy Parker,
Susanne Letts, Donna Pollard, Irene Knapp, Carol Thompson, Ruth Opp, Virginia Johnson, Sandra Web-
ster, Jean Pierson, Susan Martin, Betty Nicholas, Shirley Tinklepaugh, Joan Cheney, Sally Mott, Patricia
Third row: Shirley Resseguie, Glenda Howard, Carol Smith, Catherine Baker, Fanny Soper, Barbara
Mohney, Betty Snyder, Carol E. French, Nancy Johnson, Elaine Goodhart, Marilyn Goodhart, Sandra
Aton, Joan Begell, Cynthia Cline, Carol Brisca, Marie Warfield, Faye Strouse, Margaret Ferris, Jeanne
Schubmehl, Joyce Chamberlain, Gloria Henderson.
Fourth row: Carol Fernbach, Bonnie Gregory, Judith Whitesell, Rosemary Parisella, Leona Beaumont,
Phyllis Lee, Roberta Lawhead, Susan Campion, Carol Bisgrove, Linda Poff, Carol Page, Nancy Nichols,
Anne Riffenacht, Marion Dingleberry, Judith O'Brien, Carol Bostwick, Brenda Pitcher, Susan Berne,
Louise Velie, Carol Porterfield, Mary Ellen Flaherty, Sandra Tucker, Donna Baker, Donna Chatham.
Accompanist, Marion Lacey, Director, Clark Eddy.
HONOR FOR "MRS, MAC"
Mrs. Leona MacLowry is being presented a gift at the Mixed Choir Banquet, The presenta-
tion is being made by Ann Coughlin who is president of the choir.
On December 27, 1954-, the second annual choir banquet was held in the EJ Recreation Center. It was a
dinner dance with music by the Musicats. The affair was in honor of Mrs. Mac who is now a Guidance
Invitations were sent out to old choir members as far back as 1945 and many of them showed up for the
It was an event that we will never forget and we all hope to return lor the affair next year.
First row, left to right: Floyd Kintner, Treasurer, Paula Woolever,
Vice President, Ann Coughlin, President, Peg Hird, Secretaryg Joanne
Slottje, Student Director.
Second row: Jim Yates, Bill Howard, Dave Opp, Gene Wilcox, Official
Board Membersg Sue Baldwin, Mary Jane St. Leger, Wardrobe Mis-
tressesg Alice Weed, Jackie Winans, Merle Ace, Jeanette Potter, Offi-
cial Board Members.
JR. HI BAND
First row, left to right: Leo Hildebrand, Eleanor Meyer, Jeanne Tompkins, Mary Lou Smith, Beverly
Haskell, Marion Stalker, Marilyn Nelson, Sandra Opp, Linda Cuddy, Caroline Andrews, Judith Schafer,
Richard Currie, Harold Reisinger, Norman Campbell, Ronald Wells.
Second row: Richard Wilson, Wayne Walter, Kathleen Allyn, Marion Merkel, Donna Komarniskey,
Gloria Henderson, Eileen Howard, Wesley Wilson, Douglas Gustin, Bomiie Shaff, Dean Crawford, Janice
Wiggins, Shirley Gross, Dennis Arrufat, Daniel Lacey, Larry Rounds, Warren Giles, Gary Drost, Edward
Lopke, Leonard Gage, Gary Doupe.
Third row: Nancy Kinter, James Herceg, Bruce MacQueen, James Gow, Carol Lawrio, James Loren-
son, Donna Rothrock, Allen Plymale, Robert Slade, James Gleason, Theodore Peck, Gary Pritchard,
Ronald Stalford, David Towers, Diane Hartman, William Warren, Diane Wickham, Mr. Aubrey Byer.
Standing: Judy Brown, Marjorie Purdy, Nancy Coleman, Kay Mitchell, Judy Launt, Barbara Duke,
Ebert Warren, Linda Dates, Vicci Vokulich, Martin Wylde, Ronald Slick, Vincent Brooks, Gene Vaillan-
court, Daniel Haggerty.
JR. HI ORCHESTRA
First row, left to right: Shirley Wardell, Margaret Clapper, James Campbell, Juanita
Larrabee, Caroline Andrews, Marion Stalde, Joan Howard.
Second row: Emil Tkachuk, Patricia Purdy, Lillian Makowsky, Gerald Gould, Lawrence
Leamer, Carol French, Ethel Sisson, Linda Dates, George Shary, Douglas Gustin, Richard
Currie, Wayne Walters, Richard Wilson, Larue Rinker, Leonard Gage, Gary Douglas, Harold
Third row: Carol Osmin, Judy Nicholas, Marie Yonkin, Diane Morse, Jeanne Robinson,
Phyllis Krasko, Jean Farnham, Charlotte Parke, Patricia Eldred, Mr. Eddy, Yvonne Jacobs,
Ronald Stalford, Wallace Hackling, Martin Wylde, Ebert Warren, Dean Crawford, William
At the Piano, Vicke Vokulich.
JR. HI MIXED CHOIR
First row, left to right: Larry Learner, David Drabo, David Ackley, Neal Janaushek, Lawson Green-
halgh, David Cokely, Daniel Earl, Carol McQuistou, Tony Ziemba.
Second row: Neil Lawton, Albert McDaniel, Nancy Duke, Mildred Thomas, Patricia Machovec, Judy
Brown, Carolyn Begell, Priscilla Dains, Grace Morton, Marlene Olver, Linda Chapman, Harold Johnson,
Brian Harris, Shirley Fisher.
Third row: Theron Page, Gerald Gilbert, Richard Snyder, Vincent Brooks, Reed Brundage, Norman
Campbell, Larry Rounds, Linda Randall, Marlene Reinhart, Karen Robinson, Barbara Brough, Beverly
Moilan, Carol Grover, Dawn Scott, Francis Carden, Diana Green, Shirley Buman, Leslie Thorpe, David
Ross, Hanley Rossen.
Fourth row: Roger May, Donald Williams, Arthur Truesdell, Charles Tennant, James Rising, Alvin
Williams, Ray Heidemau, David Northrup, Paul Angelo, Richard Seltzer, Barbara Munson, Martha Heath,
Connie Johnson, Robert Breed, Linda Stover, Mary Jane I-Iernon, Cora Crawford, Diane Hartman, Sandra
Opp, Sylvia Lott, Sally LaDue, Grace Morton, Louise Murphey.
JR.HI GIRLS' CHOIR
First row, left to right: Laurel-Lee Lockwood, Claudia Green, Donna Rossen, Mary Angelo, Carol
Andrews, Eileen Earl, Mary Green, Judy Hanas, Marilyn Nelson, Hazel Wilmot, Joan Bailey, Carol
McQuiston, Sharon Irving, Barbara Raif, Shirley Wardell, Susan Dunn.
Second row: Carol Lawrio, Carolyn Wendell, Dorsa Nelson, Linda Tilton, Sarah Joiner, Judy Johnston,
Joan Kretschmar, Priscilla Saxton, Bonnie Shaff, Linda Chapman, Carole Genung, Patricia Purdy, Bar-
bara Vanderbilt, Shirley Fisher, Diana Green, Grace Morton, Myrna Briggs, Nancy Hagen, Vera Larra-
bee, Judy Edwards, Sharon Parker.
Third row: Bernita Griswold, Judy Adams, Shirley Beeman, Mildred Thomas, Patricia Machovec,
Sally LaDue, Dorothy Heath, Phyllis Sarvey, Patty Scanlin, Mary Ward, Jackie Brokaw, Shelia Burgher,
Beverly Chilson, Vesta Gleason, Diane Morse, Mary Stoddard, Nancy Duke, Barbara Ruane, Linda Lewis,
Janice Mather, Donna Rothrock, Marlene Olver, Carol Grover, Dawn Scott, Frances Carden, Judy Brown,
Barbara Brough, Carolyn Begell, Priscilla Dains, Louise Murphey, Karen Edsell, Janet Ball, Stella Lyon.
Fourth row: Crista Wagner, Cora Crawford, Barbara Munson, Jean Farnham, Martha Heath, Joann
Billet, Judy Stevens, Constance Johnson, Margaret Clapper, Jeanne Robinson, Carol Osmin, Katherine
Gunning, Marjorie Davis, Karen Robinson, Patricia Eldred, Marlene Reinhart, Linda Randall, Beverly
Moilan, Diane Hartman, Joyce Kilmer, Janice Wiggins, Linda Stover, Mary Hernon, Marlene Neild, Joan
Howard, Elinor Meyer, Sandra Opp, Eileen Howard, Sylvia Lott, Beverly Berube, Marjorie Merrit,
Donna Cuddihe, Nadine Talada, Joan Poff, Louise Carman, Barbara Fritz, Nancy Graffius, Barbara
House, Audrey DeTemple, Patricia Patterson, Juanita Larrabee.
JR. HI BOYS'CHOIR
First row, left to right: David Ackley, Theron Page, Kevin Bryant, Gerald Gould, Kenneth Yates, Gary
Drost, Brian Harris, Hanley Rossen, Darrel Hill, David Cokely, Robert Hughes, Anthony Ziemba, Richard
Gregson, Remi Thibodeau, David Drabo.
Second row: Neil Lawton, Albert McDaniel, Lawrence Learner, Roger May, James Campbell, Richard
Snyder, Vincent Brooks, Reed Brundage, George Ward, Leslie Tharpe, Charles Curtis, David Giannuzzi,
Harold Johnson, Norman Travis, Douglas Blackman.
Third row: Donald Williams, Larry Rounds, Gerald Gilbert, Arthur Truesdell, Ray Heideman, David
Northrup, Richard Seltzer, Charles Tennant, Paul Angelo, Norman Campbell, Robert Brud, Darid Ross,
Roger Dodd, William Brierly, Ronald Shapiro, Thomas Barto.
Accompanist, Donna Baker.
"Now let's go into th A
e ctivities room, where I keep
all the records of all the clubs and committees in the
school during 1955 I've ot ll
. g a sorts of information
about the history of each cl b
u along with the record they
made this year. Let's go in and look around. "
SENIOR HIGH CONGRESS
First row, left to right: Kay Meeker, Carol Lee Purdy.
Second row: Elaine Duffy, Sharon Coletti, Merle Ace, Susanne Litts, Kay Hercig,
Jean Pierson, Bette Bair, Shirley Tinklepaugh, Barbara Coulter, Jackie Fowler, Judy
O'Brien, Priscilla Mann, Barbara Douglass, Henrietta Thrasher.
Third row: Joan Cheney, Bernard Nelson, Judy Touhey, Marilyn Dingleberry, Gary
Hartman, Janet Petrush, Gail Potter, Beverly Betz, Alice Weed, Julia Kruemburgh,
Joyce Haight, Brenda Pitcher, Ann Riffenacht, Barbara Jones, Susanne Martin.
Fourth row: Marsha Antisdell, Donna Wiggens, James O'Hora, Katherine Riley,
Lanny Gregory, Lanie Moore, Bruin T. Bear, Gerald Ellis, Johnny Petrolowicz, Frank
Brown, Roger Doolittle, Jerry Baldwin, Jeanette Potter, Ken Noyes, Marie Warfield,
Marilyn Bryant, Judy Moore, Donna Chatham.
JUNIOR HIGH CONGRESS
First row, left to right: John Monticello, Martin Wydle, Richard Currie, Sue Mann-
ing, Donald Berry, James Totten, Jack Kenny.
Second row: Judy Adams, Barbara Brough, Reed Brundage, Virginia Johnson,
Vickie Vicalitch, Kay Mitchell, Karen Robinson, Pat Wells, Nancy Griffin.
Third row: Dorsa Nelson, Ruth Opp, Bruin T. Bear, Ronny Myres, Phil Cailey,
Ronald Bailer, Ronald Ferris, Ray Petrush, Judy Edwards.
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JUNIOR HIGH OFFIC SENIOR HIGH OFFICERS X X
Seated: Janice Miles, clerk of Senate,
Bertold Puchtler, Treasurer, Faye Bal-
eft to right: Isabelle Tracy, Secre- .-1 dWiI1, SeCI'6t11I'y: AI1HCOugh1in, Presi-
'g Michael Drabo, President, Bruin dent, Dave Soloway, Vice President,
Sear, Wolfgang Puchtler, Vice Pres- Peg Hird, clerk of House.
nt, Phyllis Lee, Treasurer. Standing: Sally Henderson, Speaker
of the House, Bruin T. Bear, Maynard
Matteson, President Tempore,
Our Student Congress was started by Mrs. Dorothy Harder and Mr. Stephen O. Salmon to teach the
students of our school the fundamental principles of our national government.
Student Congress consists of two houses, a Senate which is made up of all class officers and the House
of Representatives which consists of all homeroom officers.
In each house there are standing committees to take care of the main business before it is presented on
the floor-,for debate and action.
This year the congress has supported two drives: the polio drive to raise money to support our queen
candidate, Faye Baldwin, and the school's big project this year to raise money for our electric score-
board. Some of our other projects were the Nativity Scene, the Big Five Frolic and the exchange assem-
blies to create better relations with the other schools.
The officers elected after a well-conducted campaign were: President, Ann Coughling Vice President
Dave Soloway, Secretary, Faye Baldwin, and Treasurer, Bertold Puchtler.
The other officers elected after the congress was organized were: Speaker of the House, Sally Hender-
song President Pro Tempore, Maynard Matteson, Clerk of the House, Peggy Hird, and Clerk of the Senate,
Janice Miles. The advisor is Mr. Donald Callahan. The advisor for the Junior High group is Mr. Casella.
First row, left to right: David Opp, Peggy Westfall, Martin Hanley, Secretary, Paula Woolever, Presi
dent, Bruin T. Bearg Jeanette Potter, Vice-President, Robert Frey, Treasurerg Katie McElligott, Cyn
Second row: Ann Coughlin, Peggy Hird, Mary Jane St. Leger, Ruth Moore, Anita Dates, Peggy Mann
ing, Joan Birch, Nancy McGregor, Carol Johnson, Sharon Coletti.
Absent: Jane Taylor, Scott Eddy, Janice Rounds.
The National Honor Society was started in 1950 by Mrs. Ellen Sherwood and Mr. P. Paul
Gimmie. It's qualities are "service, leadership character and scholarship. "
An eligible student must be in the top fourth of his class and possess the four listed
qualities. All students that have these requirements are considered and voted on by the
teachers. The chosen ones become members during the Induction Assembly.
Only fifteen percent of the class can become members. Five percent are taken in at the
end of the junior year and the other ten percent at the middle of the senior year.
The high school Honor Society is equal to the Phi Beta Kappa Society in the colleges.
Each member is entitled to life membership.
This year's officers are President, Paula Wooleverg Vice-President. Jeanette Potter,
Secretary, Martin Hanley, and Treasurer, Robert Frey. Our advisor is Mrs. Doris Roney.
FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA
First row, left to right: Roger Kilg, Richard Casterline, Ernie Maslin, Rudy
Mattes, Paul Pachuck, Charles Lacy, Frank Walters, Earl Spaulding, Roger
Second row: Terry Wolf, Frank Brown, Jim Lyons, Louis Leadbetter, Paul
Andreeson, Donald Kannanbugh, Frank Shuta, Larry Ward, Walter Barns.
Third row: Fred Wheaton, Gary Roosa, Jerry Newman, Gary Eldred, Ronnie
Wells, Joseph Micilcavage, Bruin T. Bear, Stan McGregor, Jerry McQuade,
Roger Hickling, John Bronson, Clifford Hoag.
Left to right: Robert MacQueen, James MacQueen, Bruin T, Bear, Mark
Harned, Dick Orzell, William Beach.
Seated: Janice Miles, Donna Chatham, Marlene Taylor,
chairman, Connie Bussey, Sharon Coletti, Bruin T. Bear.
Standing: Maynard Matteson, Carol Johnson, Sue Dailey,
The Social Committee, a new organization in our school this year, was set up so that we
might have an organized social program in our school. Its members consist of a representa-
tive from each club and class in the high school. So far this year the committee has drawn
up a calendar on which is scheduled all school social events. The committee is now drawing
up the social calendar for next year.
First row, left to right: Sandra Webster, Donna Pollard, Secretaryg David
Hill, President, Brenda Pitcher.
Second row: Leo Hildebrand, Marilyn Dingleberry, Carol Bostwick, Jac-
quelin Fowler, Bruin T. Bear, Dorothy Parker, Joyce Haight, Judy Moore,
During an assembly at the close of the football season last fall, Dr Carl M. Bair suggested that the
student body raise money to buy a mechanical scoreboard for Memorial Stadium.
The idea was greeted with enthusiasm and a scoreboard committee was arranged to take care of the
This committee is one of the most active groups in the school and has done as much, if not more than
any other organization, to sponsor activities in the school.
The officers of the group are David Hill, Presidentg Donna Pollard, Secretaryg and Barbara Skokauckas,
Because the group is still in its infancy, the actual money raised is still very small but according to the
chairman of the group, they have money-making plans that are almost equal to "spectaculars" on tele-
To date, the committee has raised about S125 through dances and maintenance of concession stands at
all the school athletic events. They have examined several types of scoreboards and have picked out a
model that meets all requirements.
First row, left to right: Jeanette Potter, Vicci Hooko, Bruin T.
Bear, Katie McElligott, Paula Woolever.
Second row: Gordon Smith, Lanie Moore, Bob Reynolds.
This year at Vestal Central a new award committee has been selected to meet with
the physical education and Band directors and Dr. Bair to set up a standard for and
select the awards that are annually awarded in these activities.
Left to right: Stella Lyons, Lowie Murphy, Betty Moriando, David St. Mire,
William Thayne, Donna Rothrock, Arthur Truesdell, Ethel Sisson, John Doug-
las, Ronald Stalford, Joyce Orzell, Donna Adams, Bruin T. Bear, Gerald
Gilbert, Patty Machovec, James Rising.
The chief duties of these organizations are: Q15 to check books in and outg Q25 replace books on shelvesg
t3j keep the library neat.
The main difference in these clubs is that the senior club has more difficult duties than the junior club.
Each year the club plans to take one trip either to another library or a publishing company or a printing
company. The advisor is Mr. Crowell.
UNITED NATIONS CLUB
First row, left to right: Rose Gregory, Sherril Bidlack, Shirley Tinklepaugh, Shirley Williams, Nancy McGre-
gor, Secretary, Carol Johnson, Vice-President, Martin Hanley, President, Paula Woolever, Treasurerg Marcia
Comstock, Betty Nichols, Ann Coughlin, Janice Miles, Faye Baldwin.
Second row: Janice Rounds, Carolyn Williams, Janice Weston, Pauline Sticklin, Jean LaGier, Joyce Chamber-
lain, David Opp, Joan Birch, Marjorie Langdon, Ronna Garrett, Nancy Terry, Robert Frey, Sherril Lawrio,
Marjorie Lisenby, Barbara Douglas.
Third row: Ray Berube, Katie McElligott, Roberta Murphey, Donna Chatham, Sue Dailey, Robert Kubler,
Robert Dunn, Ted Econimedes, Floyd Kintner, David Hill, Dave Soloway, Fred Haywood, Maynard Matteson,
Allen Pierce, Richard Pilkington, Carl Johnson, Bertold Puchtler, Joanne Slottje, Anita Dates, Sally Henderson.
One of the most active clubs in school is the United Nations club. It was founded in 1947
and since that time has earned quite a good reputation.
Some of the outstanding events on the clubs calendar this year were the two big bottle
drives in which they collected approximately 30, 000 bottles earned about 3500, the talent as-
sembly put on for both Junior and Senior High which was one of the best received assemblies
of the year, and the numerous bake sales held in the main hall during the noon hour. The
club donated about S70 to CARE for packages to be sent to needy families overseas.
The highlight of the year was the trip to New York City on May 13, 14, and 15. It is doubtful
if any members will forget that three -day trip.
The club held weekly meetings in the library with Mr. Worster as advisor.
PUBLIC ADDRESS CLUB
Seated: Joanne Crawford, Connie Meredith, Connie Bussey.
At the microphone: Sally Henderson, Joyce Kushner, Judy O'Brien.
First row: Joyce Chamberlain, Lanie Moore, Sue Dailey, Joanne Slottje, Marilyn
Geisenhof, Peg Westfall.
A Second row: David Hill, Bertold Puchtler, David Opp, Kay Herceg, Barbara Doug-
las, Mar Taylor, Bruin T. Bear, Katie McElligott, Sandy Jones, Sherry Randall, June
Schwenke, Jackie Fowler.
In February of 1.955 a new club was organized at Vestal. It was a Public Address club
under the direction of Mr. Walter Parsons. A schedule of dates for students to make an-
nouncements over the P. A. system was set up.
Eighty names of interested persons were handed in to Mr. Parsons who called a meeting
of all who were able to attend one afternoon after school. Those who appeared tried out for
membership in the club by reading old announcements over the P. A. system. Then the best
ones were chosen to read announcements in the morning during school. They are: Seniors,
Sally Henderson, Joanne Slottje, David Hillg Juniors, Joyce Kushner, Carol Vincent, Joan
Hill, Sandy Johnston, Sophomores, Paul McElligott, Sue Berne, Sue Champion, Bob
GIRLS' RIFLE CLUB
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First row: Marlene Taylor, Connie Meredith, Sharon Coletti.
Second row: Joyce Chamberlain, Margie Langdon, Jackie Winans, Sherry Randall,
Willeda Crane, Shirley Williams, Janice Rounds, Nancy Kintner, Ronna Garrett.
Third row: Mrs. Rose Tracy, Anita Dates, Lanie Moore, Peggy Manning, Sally
Henderson, Barb Skokauckas, Peg Westfall, Bruin T. Bear, Jeanette Potter, Vicci
Hooko, Sandy Jones, Katie McElligott.
This year saw the formation of a Girls' Rifle Club at Vestal. The club was under the
supervision of Mrs. Rose Tracy.
The girls shoot three afternoons a week in the new range under the Clayton Avenue School.
The girls were taught the fundamentals of rifle shooting, the nomenclature of a rifle and
how to shoot accurately, during lecture periods. At the range they took turns shooting, im-
proving their scores, and scoring the targets.
They helped to paint the range, to make the mats and charts, and to help keep the range
neat and clean.
First row, left to right: Faye Baldwin, Betsy Baldwin, Joyce Newell, Marcia Comstock, Jackie Winans,
Joan Birch, Treasurer, Connie Meredith, Vice-President, Lanie Moore, President, Jeanette Potter, Sec-
retary, Roberta Murphey, Chaplin, Betty Bair, Connie Bussey, Dorothy Parker, Donna Pollard, Kay
Second row: Carol Bostwick, Sandra Webster, Barbara Douglas, JoAnn Ward, Marjorie Lisenby, Jackie
Fowler, Judy Atwater, Elaine Tallman, Carol Johnson, Delores Wilcox, Arlene Vandermark, Nancy
McGregor, June Schwencke, Joan Begell, Sherrill Lawrio, Gail Potter, Joan Cheney, Barbara Force,
Grace Green, Sharon Coletti.
Third row: Donna Adams, Brenda Pitcher, Linda Green, Saundra Reinhart, Donna Chatham, Marilyn
Geisenhof, Marjorie Post, Arlene Wells, Leona Beamnont, Sally Henderson, Mary Shanley, Sue Dailey,
Peg Westfall, Vicci Hooko, Carol Briscoe, Judy Moore, Joyce Haight.
On floor: Bruin T. Bear.
The Vestal Alpha Gamma Hi-Y Club, has been in existance for seven years. Its purpose
is "to create, maintain and extend throughout the home, school, and community, high stand-
ards of Christian character. " Our objectives are "clean living, clean speech, clean sports-
manship, and clean scholarship. "
The Hi-Y's biggest project this year was the annual "King Bruin's Dance." They also sold
hats in school colors and writing paper. The sports bulletin board, opening ceremonies for
assemblies and parties for the children at the Susquehanna Valley Home, were some of our
Our advisors were Miss Holschuh and Miss Wilherson. The officers were: President,
Ruth Moore, Vice-President, Connie Meredith, Secretary, Jeanette Potter. Treasurer, Joan
Birch and Chaplin, Roberta Murphey.
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KING BRUIN DANCE
The King Bruin's Dance sponsored by the Hi-Y is
an annual event held over the Thanksgiving vacation.
The purpose is to honor the football team and choose
a king from the seniors on the Varsity squad. This
year the dance was held on November 26 with music
by the Musicats. The gym was decorated in green
and gold with a wishing well in the center to raise
money for the electric scoreboard. This year Bob
Velie was chosen king from eleven candidates and
was presented a trophy by Mr. Hoover. The dance
was a great success and great fun was had by all.
Left to right: Gordon Smith, Floyd Kintner, Left to I-lght Bob Vehe Layne M901-e
Bob Velie qKiI1gl, Mr. Richard Hoover, Art Dave Solgway
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Left to right: Sharon Coletti, Gloria Deming, Nancy McGregor, Jeanette Potter, Peg Westfall, Joyce
Sandidge, Lady in Waiting, Sue Ziemba, Retiring Queeng Faye Baldwin, Junior Queeng Ann Coughlin, Lady in
Waiting, Sue Baldwin, Lanie Moore, Jane Taylor, Paula Woolever, Peg Hird.
The Junior Prom of the class of 1955 was held on May 14, 1954 in the school gym. Music
was by Eddie Reen's Orchestra. The name of it was "Sweet Dreams" and it was decorated
like a candyland. There was a white picket fence all the way around the gym with peppermint
sticks at the gateways. Real candy trees were placed behind the fence. The center of the at-
traction was the three layer cake throne where Faye Baldwin was crowned Junior Queen by last
year's queen, Sue Ziemba. Ann Coughlin and Joyce Sandidge were the ladies in waiting.
Left to right: Joyce Sandidge, lady in Announcement of Queen
waitingg Sue Ziemba, retiring queeng Faye
Baldwin, junior queeng Ann Coughlin,
106 lady in waiting.
Left to right: Ann Coughlin, Elsie Lee, Jim Potter,
On December 22, 1954, the Senior Class of 1955 sponsored their annual senior prom in the
school gym. The name of it was "Ye Olde Christmas Ball" and the gym was decorated like
a large living room with a hugh Christmas tree, a fireplace, ground-pine streamers and
bells. Dick Naylor and his orchestra provided the music, Ann Coughlin and Jerry McQuade
were crowned Queen and King by last year's king and queen, Jim Potter and Elsie Lee.
SENIOR KING AND QUEEN AND ATTENDANTS
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fSenior Queenj, Elsie Lee QRetiring Queenj, Jim Potter QRetiring Kingj, Jerry McQuade
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Standing, left to right: Dick Lloyd, Peg
Westfall, Lanie Moore, Dave Hill.
Seated: Martin Hanley, Joan Kocher.
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Standing, left to right: Katie McE11i-
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Seated: Jim Yates.
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Left to right: David Hill, Dave Opp, Joan Kocher, Martin
Hanley, Lanie Moore, Dick Lloyd, Peg Westfall.
"Seventeen is Terrific", the story of a high
school boy trying to earn money to take his best
girl to the biggest dance ofthe year, was presented
on November 23, 1954 by a cast of seniors. The
production was directed by Earle Bidlack with the
assistance of Miss Babette Count, a cadet teacher
from Ithaca College and Mary Jane St. Leger, a
high school senior.
The cast included: Martin Hanley, Joan Kocher,
Jim Yates. Sue Dailey, Dave Opp, Katie McElli-
gott, Dave Hill, Ruth Moore, Dick Lloyd, Peg
Westfall, Paula Woolever, and Sally Henderson.
Stage crew consisted of Larry Pelton, Bill Thomp-
son, Bob Frey, Scott Eddy, and Bob Kubler.
Left to right: Mr. Earle Bidlack, Dave Hill, Lanie Moore, Sue Dailey, Jim Yates, Joan Kocher, Martin
Hanley, Peg Westfall, Dick Lloyd, Mrs. Rose Tracy, Sally Henderson, Katie McElligott, David Opp, Paula
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"Now we've come to the last room in my Den, where
Ikeep a record of all our friends outside of school for
1955. These friendly folks paid for advertising in this
room and I've got their advertisements pasted up all
over my walls. Come on in. "
There is no end to pioneering. Every
generation and every Held of endeavor
have had and will continue to have their
pioneers. There oould be no more glor-
ious heritage than the wealth of oppor-
tunities this age offers to youth-the
pioneers of tomorrow.
INTERNATIONAT. BUSINESS MACHINES CORPUR N'I'ION
FNIIIIOTT NIW ionic
CLASS OF 1955
ENDICOTT JOHNSON WORKERS
ENDICOTT JOHNSON RETAIL STORES
LEADING THE WAY TO BETTER HEALTH"
HAZARD LEWIS FARMS
A COMPLETE LINE OF DAIRY PRODUCTS
CLASS OF 1955
We join with
YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS
cut this hclppy time in
eoch one of you
ENDICOTT NATIONAL BANK
ENDICOTT TRUST COMPANY
Vestal - Enclwell
MARINE MIDLAND TRUST COMPANY
of Southern New York
D p itsuptoSI0,000.00f hd p t
d by the Federol Dep It I C p
Westfall's of Vestal
clear and bright
day or night..
ANSCO All-Weather Film
BINGHAMTON. NEW YORK. U.S.A.
CLASS or 'ss
"FRANKIE and JOHNNIE"
O' HARA'S POULTRY
ALL KINDS OF POULTRY IN SEASON
Catering to Stores, Hotels,
Restaurants ancI Institutions
46 JENSEN ROAD PHONE 52335
Wells and Messemer
D GE SALES 8. SERVICE PLY UTH
I Al? DODGE Jos RATED TRUCKS FEL LARGE STOCK OF FACTORY ENGINEERED PARTS
W' CCMPLETE CAR SERVICE
BY FACTORY TRAINED MECHANICS
GUARANTEED USED CARS S TRUCKS
300 BRIDGE ST. VESTAL
IT'S A NEWSPAPER
with GERALD S. CRANE
AN IMPACT ON G.L.F. Agent
VESTAL, NEW YORK
lt's O Community Minded Newspaper
F E E D d S E E D S
'I'l'IE DAllY BllllE'l'IN on
Serving Western Broome and
Eastern Tioga Counties
"ALWAYS BUY BULLETIN
Beckwith Lumber Co., Inc.
LUMBER, COAL AND MASON SUPPLIES
PHONE ENDICOTI' 5-3387 OFFICE IO HOOPER ROAD
ENDWELL, N. Y.
ANDERSON WINDOWS MILLWORK AND TRIM
ROOFING AND SIDING OAK AND YELLOW PINE FLOORING
STORM DOORS AND STORM WINDOWS U.S .G. PAINT PRODUCTS
QUALITY LUMBER CARPENTER TOOLS AND HARDWARE
Valspar Varnish and Paint Products
J E w E L E R s 9401,
OUI' YECII' Frggile
46 Washington Avenue
I 306 Monroe Street
ENDICOTT, New YORK 5155,
ENDICOT-T, NEW YORK
Class of 1955
A. L. GEORGE
WISE POTATO CHIPS
JACK'S SNACK PRODUCTS
CAINS MAYONNAISE AND
MA SKETTlNO'S SPAG-SAUCE
RICHARDSON MINTS WHITE HOUSE COFFEE
ALL TYPES OF CHEESE
P.O. Box I47 Dial 8-333I
Vestal 8t African Rcls.
Vestal, N .Y .
and Women's Apparel
2 BIG STORES
TO SERVE YOU
114 Clinton St. 222 Main St.
Binghamton Johnson City
I'm as Near as Your Telephone!
Honje ............ 5-8623
Business .... - .,..... 5-3355
Home . ....... . . 5-4737
CANDID PARTIES BIRTHDAYS
STUDIO SHOWERS LEGAL
Miss Bride-This ad is worth money to you.
9lI East Main Street Daily Bulletin Building
Endicott, New York
R. Manning Mr. Harringt n
KEN W. BROWN
BEST WIS HES
WESTPALL BUILDING WAGE N ER, S
vEsTAL, NEW YORK
PHONE 8453, ANTIQUE SHOP
East Vestal Pkwy. Vestal
E. M. Cruitenden R E A D
Grass Cutting Equipment YOUR HOMETOWN
C' supply Co' NEWSPAPER
SALES and SERVICE GET
ALL THE I-IoMETovvN
Phone Endicott 5-927l
120 North Main Street
VESTAL, NEW YORK
THE VESTAL NEWS
By Mail: l year 52.50
2 years 54.00
SWAIN PHARMACY, INC.
"EXPERT PRESCRIPTION SERVICE"
CHAS. H. SWAIN, PROP.
IO0 N. Main St.
CHEVROLET CARS and TRUCKS
SALES and SERVICE
Used Cars With the OK That Counts
3-5-6-8 Grant Avenue
ENDICOTT, NEW YORK
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Clayton H. Randall
GENERAL REPAIR WORK
Box 86 Vestal, N .Y.
VESTAL'S CLASS OF '55
K. Hein Machines
MANUFACTURER OF MACHINE
PARTS - TOOLS - DIES
341 Vestal Parkway, East
Vestal, N .Y.
N.E. HILL BAKERY
FROM OUR OVEN DIRECT
TO YOUR HOME
CLASS OF 1955
L 0 U - M A X
OTE O MODEL SHOP, INC.
VESTAL, New YORK
YOU HAVE MINIATURE GOLF
AT ITS VERY BEST AT
Vestal Parkway, East
V2 mile West of' Vestal Steak Shop
OPEN NOON TIL MIDNIGHT
ADULTS - 35:3
CHILDREN UNDER I2 - 254
ROY WINNIE Cr SON
SAND AND GRAVEL
CASTLE GARDENS VESTAL, N.Y.
Plants For Home 8. Garden
Vegetables in Season
W.B. CASTLE 8. SONS
Vestal Parkway, West
ROUTE 17, 3 MILES WEST OF
Paul W. Andrews
Lumber Bought and Sold
Slabwood, Custom Sawing
TRACY CREEK RD ., VESTAL, N .Y.
To the Class of 1955
Victor B. Taylor
114 Vestal Parkway East Phone 5-1546
Vestal, New York
Restaurant 81 Drive-In
THE FINEST IN FOODS
Our Famous Smorgosbord Every
PRIVATE PARTIES 8. BANQUETS
Vestal, N.Y. Phone End. 8-9641
LUMBER - MILLWORK
Mason and Building Supplies
VESTAL LUMBER 8. SUPPLY CO., INC
Vestal, New York
Harned's Marine Supply
F. L. ROUNDS, INC.
Mercury Motors - Boats - Trailers
and Accessories ELECTRIC
E .G . as Aufomafic Heaf
217 HARDING AVE.
133 North Main Street Dial 5-51 15
Vestal, N .Y . , Phone End . 5- 1006
ENDICOTT, NEW YORK
8. Supply Station
Endicott, New York
Tires Garbage Cans
Bggfgies 'cgcijjm STAR DRY CLEANERS AND
Ladders Soft Drinks sH'RT LAUNDRY
Main Office 48 Henry Street
MAINE, NEW YORK Vestal Dial 5-6116 Dial 2-1765 Binghamton
M A R Y ' S S T 0 R E
Phone 5-9838 Vestal Center, N .Y.
VESTAL MOTE L
Vestal Parkway Route 17
Vestal, N .Y . Phone 8-3338
Rotary Service Station
at the bridge
THE BEST FOR LESS
Vestal, New York
Butler's IGA Market
1001 Main St.
Cold Beer, Meats, Toys, Sundries
Manor Park GULF Service
1005 Main St. Vestal, N .Y.
328 Front sr., Vestal, N. Y. Phone 5-9751 Ken Wilcox, Prop.
Y L I from the
OU' OCC JeWe'e' on VESTAL CENTER MARKET
Main Street in Vestal Phone 5-9641
Berman's Motor Express
Overnight Truck Service To and From
New England States
MR 98 Binghamton, New York
3 Miles West on Highway I7
Phone 9-1511 Good Restaurants Near
Doran's Atlantic Service
Vestal Parkway Phone 9-9426
Free Pickup and Delivery
KEN'S BARBER SHOP
Main Street Phone 8-0231
All Haircuts 75c
Main Street Phone 5-9742
Vestal's Biggest Little Meat Market
WILLOW RUN EGG FARM
BABY TQWNE Vestal Automatic Laundry
154 Front St . Vestal N Y 175 Front Street Vestal, N.Y.
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Phone 5- 354l A Satisfied Customs: is Our Best Advertisement
VESTAL PAINT STORE
l5l Front Street Vestal, N. Y.
Doyle's Texaco Service
Main E. Vestal Pkwy. Phone 5-9880
Vestal, N .Y.
Dendler's Soda Bar
5Ol Main Street Phone 5-9657
Sundries, Cigarettes, Cigars 8. Candy
Save Sunday Papers
DAN Z1 JIM'S ESSO STATION
Is the Place to Stop
Clayton it Vestal Pkwy. Vestal, N .Y.
Vestal Shoe Repair
Next Door to Post Office
l4l Front Street Vestal, N. Y.
Vera's Beauty Shop
Cold Waves and Hair Styling
FREEMAN'S GULF SERVICE
Main and Front Streets Phone 5-56l6
I VESTAL, NEW YORK
"Well, here we are at the back door of my Den after the tour. Did you enjoy looking
around? I'l1 bet it brought back lots of memories of Vestal High. That's what it was
supposed to do. I know I had a lot of fun building up such a fine collection of souvenirs
and each picture on the walls brings back a memory to me. When you get a chance
come on back for another look at my Den, number 1955. You are always welcome.
AUTOGRAPHS OF "FRIENDS I'LL REMEMBER"
I R.W RUSHHC9
"For the Particular Sportsman"
177 Front St. Telephone 8-3411 Vestal, New York
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