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Page 15 text:
MARY KAY MURPHY "Mud"
Kay Murphy, Salutatoriari of our class,
ls a lovable, likable little lass.
Camera Club 1: Press Club 1: Library Club 1: St. Patriclis Dance
Committee 2: G. A.A. 3, Secretary: Play Day 4: Secretary 1:
Wecava Staff 4: junior Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4.
WALTER PICKERT "Walt"
Walt roars his truck down the road every day,
God help the guy who gets iri his way.
Press Club 1: F.P.A. 1, 2, 3, 4: Basketball 2, 3: junior Prom Com'
mittee 3: Valentine's Dance Committee 4: Senior Ball Committee
4: junior Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4.
ELOISE PRIMEAU "Stretch"
"Stretch" is tall, as you can see.
Ask her if she is, and she'll say, "Dui, oui."
Cheerleading 1, Z, 3, 4: Camera Club 1: Press Club 1, 2: Library
Club 1: Glee Club 1: Drum Majorette 2, 3, 4: St. Patrick's Dance
Committee 2: junior Prom Chairman 3: Valentine's Dance Com'
mittee 4: Senior Ball 4, cofchairman: Vice-President 1: Play Days
3, 4: Wecava Staff 4, Photography Editor: junior Red Cross
1, 2, 3, 4.
LOVETTA RANDALL Lovey"
Every time you see her, Lovetta wears a smile,
If other girls would do this, they too would be in style.
Press Club 2: St. Patrick's Dance Committee 2: Junior Prom
Committee 3: Library Club 3, President: Senior Ball Committee 4:
junior Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4.
IEAN RUNDBERG "Iecmie"
Jeanie with her squeaky shoes,
Gets around with no time to lose.
Library Club 1: Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Band 2, 3, 4: "Why the
Chimes Rang" 3: St. Patrick's Dance Committee 2: junior Prom
Committee 3: Valentine's Dance Committee 4: Senior Ball Comf
mittee 4: L'The Pirates of Penzance" 2: Play Day 3: Wecava Stall
4, Sports Editor: junior Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4.
BRUCE VVINDECKER "Windy"
'LWindy" was a high scorer on the team,
At every game he was on the beam.
Press Club 1: F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4: "Why the Chimes Rang" 3: 'LThe
Pirates of Penzance" 2: St. Patrick's Dance Committee 2: Junior
Prom Committee 3: Valentine's Dance Committee 4: Senior Ball
Committee 4: Basketball 2, 3, 4: Baseball 3, 4: Wecava Stall 4,
Advertisement Manager: Junior Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4.
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EUGENE HELMER "Perl"
We 'never see Perl out with a girl,
But welre sure sometime he'll give them a whirl.
Camera Club 13 Press Club 1, F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 44 Junior Prom Com'
mittee 35 "The Pirates of Penzance" 23 Secretary 3, Senior Ball
Committee 4, junior Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4.
RAYMOND HOWARD "Ray"
All summer long Ray swung a scythe,
He worked for Clem arid almost died.
Library Club lg Camera Club 1g Press Club 1, 23 Boys' Glee Club
1g St. Patrick's Dance Committee 2g junior Prom Committee 33
Valentine's Dance Committee 4g Senior Ball Committee 4g Vice'
president 45 Junior Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4.
STEPHEN MANKOUSKI "Steve"
Steve has lots of intelligence.
But he wouldrft help arty farmer fix his ferice.
Camera Club 13 Press Club 1, Zg Library Club 13 Boys' Glee Club
lg F.F.A. 1, Zg St. Patrick's Dance Committee 23 junior Prom
Committee 3g Valentine's Dance Committee 4: Senior Ball Com'
mittee 4: President 35 Junior Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4.
1, 2, 3, 4.
1, 2, 3, 4.
VLADAMIR MARKO Mad Russian
Teachers horror ball team Q pride
We all ta e Vlady m our stride
Press Club 13 Boys' Glee Club 1 Basketball 3 4 Baseball 3 4
Reporter 1, Wecava Stali' 4 Sports Editor Junior Red Cross
ROSEMARY MAXWELL Rosie
Rosie Maxwell so they say
Still likes Murtgy in a way
Cheerleading 1, 2, 3 4 Camera Club 1 Press Club 1 2 Play
Days 2, 3, 45 G.A.A 3 Treasurer St Patrick s Dance Committee
2, Junior Prom Committee 3 Senior Ball Committee 4 Valentine s
Dance Committee 4, Wecava Staff 4 Circulation Manager unior
Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4 Prize Speaking 4
To the last street light wal s Wuzzy with Carolyn
Oh, how she hates to have her brothers trailm
Library Club 15 Camera Club 1 Press Club 1 2 Glee Club 1 2
3, 4, Sextet 1g "Why the Chimes Rang 3 St Patricks Dance
Committee 2g Junior Prom Committee 3 Valentine s Dance Com
mittee 43 Senior Ball Committee 4 The PITBECS of Penzance 2
VicefPresident 3, Secretary 4 Play Day 4 unior Red Cross
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Senior Class History
It was way back in 1942 when we, the class of 1946, became the new Freshman
class of West Canada Valley. In number, we were the largest class that West Canada
had yet seen, but this large class was soon to suffer the 1oss of many classmates who left
school. The teachers that were appointed to advise us were two new additions to the
faculty, Miss Flo and Mr. Healey.
Determined to make our class a success, we first took the responsibility of electing
officers. Norman Frank and Eloise Primeau were elected president and vicefpresident
respectively. The following spring, Gene Dickins was proclaimed valedictorian and
Steve Mankouski, salutatoriang the plans for our graduation to Senior High were begun.
The next year found our class in an entirely different position. We were
Sophomores, dreading the day when we would be humiliated by the upperclassmen in
the customary initiation. At last this dreaded day arrived, and the boys suffered in
women's clothes all day, while the girls wore heavy men's clothing, much to the gloating
pleasure of the Seniors. The choice for officers this year was Gene Dickins as president
and James Carney as vicefpresident. In the spring of our Sophomore year, our efforts
were turned toward a large St. Patrickls dance, which proved a success.
Our junior year brought us much hard work, most of which was to raise enough
money for our class rings. We held many vicfdances and it was necessary to pay large
amounts of dues, but when our rings arrived in February, we were more than repaid
for our efforts. Steve Mankouski and Carolyn McKerrow were elected to guide the
class this year as president and vicefpresident.
At last, in September 1945, our hopes of the past few years were realized, we were
Seniors. Now, we were the ones who had the privilege of using the front door, and
when we went to assembly, the other students stood until we were seated. Yes, there
were privileges for which we waited so long, but when we became Seniors, we were
also handed responsibilities that we had never had before. When one becomes a Senior,
he soon comes to realize that this is his last year in school, and the year seems to pass
almost too quickly. It is this year that a person realizes that the best days of his life are
spent in school.
In this year we welcomed the return of our supervising principal, John H. Moehle,
formerly Lieut. Moehle of the Navy.
We soon learned, much to our joy, that we were going to be allowed to take a trip
to New York, a privilege of which many classes before us were deprived because of
war. This opportunity has brought with it much hard work, however. It was necessary
for us to raise money if we were to go to New York.
Yes, we have had disappointing moments as well as happy ones, but the truth for
which we are most thankful is that we, the class of 1946, will be the first class in many
years to graduate into a world of peace and good will.
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