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SENIOR CLASS HISTGRY
In September, 1938, a group of twenty-one nervous, eagerufaced
Hgreeniesu boarded the ship HEducationH which was journeying another of
its numerous four year trips through the uSea of Wisdomn.
The first several weeks were spent in stumbling around, awkwardly
trying to find the rooms of the different recitations.
Almost immediately we were ordered to elect class officers. The re-
sults were: President, Marian Mastg Vice President, Norma Zookg Secretary,
Already in our first year, we began showing our literary abilities.
Orphe,Ellen Miller was a contestant in the Peace Oration Contest. Oma
Hcrshberger and Oneta Hershberger presented humorous readings, and Norma
Zook, Marian Mast and Oneta Hcrshberger were actresses in the one act play.
The bous too had their share of activity, as William Lengacher,
Paul Miller, and Russell Miller entered basket ball and baseball activities.
Oma Hershberger won first place in the county scholarship contest in
We were sorry to have Ura Troyer and Firman Kaufmann drop out of
the class at the end of the first semester.
At the beginning of our second year, our membership was reduced to
fifteen, when Paul Kaufmann and Ohlen Troyer failed to return, and
Glendora Hacker and Marion Mast transferred to Sugar Creek.
Again we went through the ordeal of our annual election. This year's
officers were: Russell Miller, Presidentg William Lengacher, Vice President:
and Norma Zook, Secretary.
' As the previous year, we had enntestants in the local Peace Contest
and in the local and county sports events.
Doyle Shrock was forced to leave school on account of illness.
Our third year elections resulted as follows: Darold Miller, President:
Oneta Hershberger, Vice President: William Lengacher, Secrctaryy
Again several members of the class entered the Peace Contest, Luck
was with us as Oneta Hershbergcr placed first, and Oma Hershberger second
in the local contest. Oneta placed second in the county.
The class had the privilege of publishing the UAnvil, end to present
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Basket Ball Manager 5
Class Play 5
County Scholarship 4
Mixed Chorus 1,2,5,4
Boys' Chorus l,2,5,4
WA popular son of the soil,
Stalwart, square, and straight forward.W
Mixed Chorus l,2,5,4
Girls' Glee Club l,2,5,4
Glas Play 5,4
Soft Ball Team 5,4
Home Economics Treasurer 5,4
Honor Society 5,4
. Hot Lunch 2,5,4
UKind,courageous, and clever too,
Quiet in all there is to do,
She works and wins her way,H
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the class play, nThe Old Crabn with all of the class members participating.
Lest, but not least, we reached the beginning of our final year. Yes,
at lest we reached the goal of becoming the dignified seniors,
The year's officers were: Onete Hershberger, Presidentg William Lengacher,
Vice ?resident: Derold Miller, Secretary. Since Derold transferred to Sugar
Greek, the assistant Secretary, One Hershberger, took his place.
Also we were sorry to lose Ruth Gardner end Doris Hostetler, Ruth was
transferred to Dalton, end Doris decided she hed acquired enough education,
Dorothy Shrock, Onetn Hershberger, and Oma Hershberger again entered
the Peace contest. Onete rated first in both the local and county contest.
Because of weather conditions and several other problems, she was unable to
attend the contest et Columbus.
William Lengecher won first place in the social science test in the
county and sixth place in the general scholarship test in the county. Onetn
Hershherger won second place, end Ome Hershberger second place in e county
We presented our last class play, uAunt Minnie from Minnesotn,W We
spent the lest weeks and days preparing and attending the final climexes
to our school year: baccalaureate, banquet and commencement,
Thus we reached the harbor after e four-year trip on which we have
done our best to acquire the knowledge we possibly could from the USen of
HThe surest way not to fail, is to determine to succeed.n
MBurdens become light when cheerfully berne.n
UNO one can produce greet things who is not thoroughly sincere
nlntegrity is the first step to grentness.u
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