Wyoming Park High School - Orbit Yearbook (Wyoming, MI)

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V 111. -1, Wd Q-:m f -N -r 1 l'U1,1,.1 ,lyl 1 ln mf WYOMING HIGH Sillllblbl XXNIJXIIVQ vxmx umxlm H-Xl'II3S. xl1m3HImx Preface ONCE again another class leavesWyoming High School prepared for the tasks which lie before us. Although some are happy to leave, when they look back in their Orbit, they will realize, as we have always been told, that our high school days were the best years of our lives. We can laugh about our old-fashioned clothes, how the girls collected scrap, and the different ways of raising money for our Senior Trip.-The evenings that flew while we crammed for our exams. Those important days when we received our rings, pictures, and announcements, and the Junior and Senior Prom. Then finally that day of all days--Commence ment. With that, the class of '53 leaves VVyoming with fond memories of four never-to-be-forgotten years. The Orbit Staff has tried to bring into the highlights all the activities and history of an eventful year that each and everyone of us will remember. We hope that the coming years will be as beneficial and joyous to each succeeding class as the past four years have been to the Class of ,53. 2 TO MISS XLETTA HOEK For her seven years of service to Wyomin For her fine teaching . . For her pleasant may And most of all . . . For being a companion and friend to all, We gratefully dedicate this 1955-3 Orluit. 3 Mr. W. L. Austin Mr. K. F. Davis Superintendent Principal ADMINISTRATION AND BOARD OF EDUCATION Left lo right. First row: P. Veldman, Presidentg W. L. Austin, Superintendentg R. De Puit. Treasurer. Second row: H. Waddell Secretary: J. Dornhos, Trusteeg P. Anderson, Trustee. Q x E l K i 4 .L-.hx '43"" Mrs. J. wvorkman Mrs. Gene Xyenhuis Prin1'ipul'.v Sevrcmry Swrvzurvr OFFICE SECRETARIES P.T.A. OFFICERS 'Jin' V V UE W 15 f ,,, 7 Miss Helvn Yandf-rHaz11 .Nw'l'r111rx' Left to right. SlllVIIlfHgi Hrs. NI. ILVFFII. Yiw-e-l'l'n-sidellt: Mrs. K. Ilmis. Us-'l'1'z-asllle-v': Xlrf. P. Muirrson. Co-'l'xr-.1 u vr Seated: Mrs. C. VanderH0l'f, President: Mrs, Nl. Criep. Sffvretary. D WE REMINISCE . As seniors we stand at the parting of the ways. New vistas lie beyond, but our thoughts also turn back to the years which we have traversed. Some of our past experiences and associations have become part of our very being. Many of these we would like to forget whereas others we are loath to leave. Many of the members of the class of 1953 hold fond memories of dear old Porter School whose likeness adorns the opening page of this book. The community has decided that her facilities no longer are equal to present needs and the day of her passing has arrived. But by us her voice will continue to be heard. Our memory goes hack to the poetry we learned in her classrooms, t'Still sits the school-house by the road, a ragged beggar sunningfl Our words fail us but old Porter speaks. Ulf only l could speak too, l'd share my memories with you. How well l remember when l was the only school serving this community! Finally, the little white annex to my right housed the young children through grade three, and my halls echoed with the noisy adolescent crowd. The playground was at my back door. A little later this noisy crowd left for the new Boule- vard Building and a quietness came over me, for now only elementary hoys and girls were left. At this time some kind hearted teachers decided we needed fixing up. A lawn was landscaped and planted. But now l hear voices planning to move my small friends to another location. The augur has spoken and thus it shall be. All l will have left will be memories, memories of fine boys and girls who grew up to be useful adults, a long line of fine citizensg many have passed through my doors to enter all fields of service, business and profes- sions. Their names come back to me in memory. How l wish l could serve the youth of my community for years to come. To you, my friends, do l offer myself. Wlonit you accept mefw 6 QA N . Q Q 9 FACULTY Miss Winnifred Rogers University of Michigan, A.B..M.A. Librarian Mr. Richard W. Oxermire Western Michigan College, AB. University of Michigan, M.A. Biology, Science, Soph. Homernom Mr. Gerald S. Zylstra Western Michigan College. A.B. University of Michigan, M.A. Social Studies, Counseling, Orbit, ,lr. Home-room Mr. Joseph Puvogel Mich. State Normal College, A.B. 7 , K L-r i : K ' .,,' 5' ' , f Z . I 5 . J Miss Henriette Kuizenga Hope College. A.B. University of Michigan English, Latin, French Journalism. .lr. Homeroom Mrs. Kenneth W. Frye Drake University, B.M. UV1iU9'SifLV 0f Mifhigflflf MA- Jr, and Sr. Choirs, Glee Club, Mathematics, Football, Baseball, Senior Homeroom Mr. Earl Thompson Elementary Music, Operetta Mrs. Earl Thompson Central State Teachers College Western Michigan College, B.S. Western Michigan College, BS. Jr. High Mathematics Woodwork, Mechanical Drawing Seventh Grade Homeroom 8 Mr. Cornelius C. Bruggink Calvin College. AB. University of Michigan, MA. English, Debate, Noon Hour Activities, Fresh. Homeroom Miss Nancy Blue Michigan State College, B.A. Calvin College English, Speech, Dramatics, .lr. Homeroom -new Mrs. Nelle Plasterer Central College, Indiana, A.B, University of Michigan, M.,-1. Jr. High History, Civics, Science. Eighth Grade Hnmernom Mr. David D. Omen Albion, AB. Social Studies Fresh. Homeroom , t 'R' iw: ..Kki Sift ' Afr-...J Bliss Xlvtttl llnvk l"vrri.x lnxtitutv. HS. lhuukkvepirug, Slwrtliaml. btenogrrapliy. Typing Mr. Nlax Wisner Wexterrz Mirlzigan Ifullvgv. HA. , -. 'fa Nlr. Carl linge-ls ll1.w'nn.vin .gllllfl Te'rn'l1r'r.s l.'nllvgf'. HN. l'r1i1'f'r'si!y uf Mfvliigrlrz. ll.,-I. Vliysivs. lllu-mistry. xlillllt'l!litIll Suph, l'lmnrrmnn , QW , . i Y Y Nlrs. lflaim' l'i1-'rw' xwirliiguri Slate' f.'ullvg4'. H..-1. .lr. High History. Phys. limi., First Svivllvr. Gyrn. Sr. Y-'llw-ills. Team Track Coach. Seroml 'l'P:.1n I Srwnth Urzulr Home-room Football and Basketball Klum-li. Seventh Crude- llnnicrooni lg , ww -l A Xl - B l g '- V' ia l f v f lx M Xlr. Arnold Nl. l,uPa1tin Mich. Slate Collegv. BA.. M..'lI. High Srhool Band, .lr. Band. Snviology 1 , M 1 . I , 1 ,lm i - - ,.,....f . fm , .il '52 ,. .Egg .i w ifglwzfd f .5155 wal, . A5255 2 " ' S .. V -l . I 'l .lJfw, Xliss Yiulvt Hurnlwrk .llirlzigrzn Sluli' College. BN. llmm' l'l4'onnrnicb 9 Ah FACULTY 9,5283 ,A V 1 "T-SP I me-s f SQL U-sg: .A ,E ,WM Xlr. Harold Ill- Burr Ifulrin College. .4.H, .lflirliigurz State Cnllegr' .lr. lllgh hllgllhll lzigrlxtli Grade- llnmr-room Nlr. Ur-ne Nyc-nhuis firm' in flrmvrl Forrrcxi Hope ffullegv. Alf, Sorial Studivs l'vfP5ll. HfYnl9lAfJf5Ill CLASS PROPHECY Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, this is Bill Lohstroh, your radio commentator, speaking to you from the platform located in front of the newly erected city hall, which will be dedicated to the citizens of the city of Wyoming Park, Michi- gan. The colorful parade has just begun and coming into sight from the far end of Main St. are the officials cars led by our Police Chief, Donald Herring, and his squad of fifty-six Wyoming Park policemen. Our mayor, Donald Kent DeWard, is riding in his fine Lincoln convertible driven by his chauffer, Richard Hallas. Seated on the mayorfs right is the First Lady of our fair city, LaVonne Weaver and on his left, Marie Dykstra, his faithful secretary and her assistants, Janet Dutmer and LaVerle Hall. The next official car contains our present Secretary of Defense, Kenneth Snoeyink and the Secretary of Navy, David Janousek. These two gentlemen have just arrived this morning by special plane which will Hy them back tonight for a special con- ference with our President, John Phillips, who re- grets his absence from our celebration but sends his best wishes with his wife Suzanne. Seated in the stands I just noticed Virginia Ives, the present Secretary of the Treasury. Now a spectacular sight greets us, a magnificent float, decorated and designed by the well-known artist, John Kremers. Seated on the throne of the float is the renowned Professor R. DeJonge, author of the world famous book, L'Life in A Small City," which has brought much fame to our city. Ac- companying the Professor are his body guards, Hardy Bitsema and John Raterink. In the far distance I can hear the rhythmic beat of drums, and presently the ninety-piece band under the direction of Edward Murphy, who just this morning arrived from Europe, will be filling the air with music. The band is being led by fifty majorettes enrolled at the Bonnie DeLaat School of Baton-Twirling. Joann Doty and Marlene Ahlberg, assistant instructors at the school, have left their posts in Miami, Florida to direct the majorettes this afternoon. The officials are now being wel- comed by three beautiful models, recent graduates from the Finch College of Modeling, Shirley Nel- son, Marlene Powney, and Ruth Spoelman. Viewing the grand stand we notice many special guests awaiting the dedication. Included among them are Broadway actress Jean Ford, and scientific genius Nina Kist. Also the present coach of Michi- gan Stateis tennis team, Denny Telder. The decorations and displays of the shops along Main Street certainly provide the proper setting for the parade. That quaint little dress shop owned by Joyce Rettig and Donna Kuiper has employed a famous dress designer direct from Paris, Myron Brummel, better known as Pierre. Incidentally, the well-known team of Rettig and Kuiper has recently appointed Jerry Moore and Tom Raible to manage their chain stores. Janice Perham, athletic director, of the Youth Council, has asked me to announce a dance and professional talent program to be held following the dedication. You will be entertained by the Opera Star Judy Weemhoffg Carol Rabe's All Girl Symphony Orchestra, a well known team of toe dancers, Marilyn Marsman, Arlene Pleger, Ruth Mosher, Marilyn Sharp, Pat Larabee, and Jean Cummings. These girls have just returned from a professional tour in Europe. Torch singer, Joyce Bettings, who has been touring the country, has stopped to visit us during our celebration. With her is her accompanist, Diane TenElshof. A special treat will be in store for those attending the square dance which will be held on Main Street following the dedication. Music will be furnished by Henry Elgersma and his Hillbilly band composed of Ken Smit, better known as "nimble fingersf' Cordie Schuiling and his accordian, Al Mulder and his wash board, and Morrie Gaubatz playing the piano. The callers will be Mabelle Dougherty and Phyllis Cook. Tickets are on sale at Eel's Fish Shop, under the management of Eugene Lemmink, or they may he purchased at VerStrate7s Bird Seed Shop, with Wally VerStrate as manager. I have just received word that Pat Boom will be unable to give her speech on 4'Wild Flowersf, due to an injury incurred while she was taking Physical adjustment exercises at Pat Meurs' Health Studio. While we are waiting for the dedication pro- gram to begin, I would like to introduce to you the first woman Superintendent of Schools in Wy- oming Parkis history, Miss Mollie Hoop, with her principal Miss Mary Karseboom. Wyoming is said to have two of the greatest English teachers in the history of school teaching in Michigan, Miss Eliza- beth DeYoung and Miss Dorothy Becker. As Mayor DeWard comes toward the speakers stand there is a hush over the entire crowd. The time has come for the people of Wyoming Park to give thanks for all the wonderful artistic fea- tures that went into the building of our new City Hall. This truly is a day of celebration. This is Bill Lohstroh signing off now so you may listen to the speeches of our great leaders. Again, we remind you that you are all welcome to the many shows and parades that will take place this afternoon. lg MG? A W' Marlene Ahlberg Bubbling SENIORS Pat Boom HGFPJ' Dorothy Becker Contented 4 Joyce Hettings L Sue Braford Peppy -ff Versalzle Q 25 e f 4 5 PhylllS Look Plarid Myron Brummcl .ISHN Cumlfliflf-TS Good Natured Quiet 12 Z Bonnie De Lau! Charming Joan Duty Qlli1'lfxiI1'1'r 'ppslhq Nlariv Dykslra 'Nlaxlu He Dourherlx lfrzrvfrve' 3 Henry Elgersma Scientifc Jean Ford Candid Don Herring Committed SENIORS Maurice Gaubatz Earnest Molly Hoop Resourceful 14 Nancy Fisher Pleasant La Verle Hall Ladylike Virginia Ives Diligent Dave Janouwk Hapm go lurkx Nlna Ku! Tempz VIZYIIPIIIIII - A 'Qi-Ja gg " xr- ,Mgt . r,"" ' -32? - '. SENIORS -ww Nlarx Kar ehoom fapalrle john Ixnemex- Jihxurlzzng Donna Ixulpu u Urfllf QFHD' Pat I aralwe lmlnxtr mlm Donna Lam ION Gene Lemmllllx 101 I II: loisff I 3 SEN IORS Bill Lohstroll Adella Maher Helpful Perky Pat Meurs Companionuble Y u F HI -51 14,-5: v v v Marilyn Marsman La Vonne weaver S 0 ftvs poker: Demllfe . ,,,, li , . mf- Allen Mulder r Dependable e - 1 f r r ",' Ruth Mosher Shirley Kelson jolly Friendly 16 .Iamce Perham Szncere Arlene Plever 'Neal Tom Ralble Nzre SENIORS ,f Nlarlene I oxsnex Ruflzul ,mmf John Rau Ylllk I rcmlm I7 ll ll llll Fgnllstn 111 'F'-asf' Carol Raine 1111771 11111111111 lox Ce Heltlg M1111 x 1 I.. .fglnv , , IJ' Y , if 'g" y Joh 3 11 I , , -ff . an jg - . Lkkk V ',. Y 'c 7, ' ,' f I I ' Marlene Ahlberg Y-Teens 1, 2 G.A.C. 2. 3 Majorette 3. 4 Dorothy Becker Overetta 2, 4 Y-Teens 1, 2 Vocal Group Treas. 4 Orbit Staff 4 Choir Pianist 3. 4 Glee Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Sextet 3, 4 Joyce Bettings Beacon 4 Pat Boom Operetta 4 Y-Teens 1, 3, 4 Beacon 4 Student Council 4 Choir 4 Glee Club 3. 4 Sextet 4 Sue Braford Oueretta 2, 4 Y-Teens 1, 2. 3. 4 1Sec'y Debate 1 G.A.C.1, 2, 3 1Sec'y 31 Class Vice Pres. 1 Class Pres. 2 Cheerleader 1, 2, 3, 4 Orbit 3 1Editfor 41 Choir 3. 4 Glee Club 2. 4 Myron Brummel Tennis 1, 2 Phyllis Cook Glee Club 4 Choir 3, 4 Y-Teens 1, 2 Oneretta 4 Jean Cummings G.A.C. 3 Rogers School Bob De.longe Oneretta 2 Junior Rotarian 4 Baseball 1 Bonnie DeLaat Y-Teens 1, 2 Maiorette 1, 2, 3, 4 Band Sec'y. 3. 4 Don Deward Jr. Play Hi-Y 1, 2. 3 Junior Rotarian 4 Class Vice Pres. 4 Student Council 3 Athletic Council Sec'y 3 Orbit Stalf 4 Football 1. 2. 3. 4 Basketball 1, 2, 3. 4 Baseball 1 Tennis 2, 3 Elizabeth DeYoung Jr. Play Orleretta 2, 4 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3 Orbit Staff 4 Student Council 1, 2. 4 1Vice Pres. 41 Choir 3, 4 Glee Club 1. 2.3. 4 IVice Pres. 41 Sextet 3. 4 Joann Duty Jr. Play Majorette 3. 4 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3. 4 G.A.C. 2, 3, 4 Choir 3 Orbit Staff 4 SENIOR ACTIVITIES Mahelle Dougherty Operetta 2 Y-Teens 1, 2. 3 1Pres. 21 Forensics 1. 3 G.A.C. 2, 3 Beacon 4 Band 1, 3, 4 Janet Dutmer Y-Teens 1 Beacon 4 Marie Dykstra Rotarian Pianist 3. 4 Beacon 4 Glee Club 3 Henry Elgersma Junior Rotarian 4 Stage Crew 4 Band 1, 2, 3, 4 Nancy Fisher Jean Ford Play 1 Jr. Play Operetta 4 Y-Teens 1, 2. 3, 4 G.A.C. 1. 2. 3 Orbit StaH 4 Choir 4 Glee Club 4 Maurice Gaubatz Beacon 4 Choir 3 Track 3 LaVerle Hall Operetta Prompter 2 Y-Teens 1. 2. 3 Beacon 4 Don Herring Stal-Ie Manager 3 Mollie Hoop Oneretta 2. 4 Debate 1 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4 lPres. 41 Class Sec'y-Treas. 1 Class Vice Pres. 2 Class Pres. 4 G.A.C. 1. 2. 3 IVice Pres. 31 Orbit Stai 4 Choir 3. 4 Glee Club 2, 3, 4 4Trea5. 31 Sextet 3, 4 Virginia Ives Class Treas. 3, 4 Choir 4 Glee clung 1. 4 Dave .Ianousek Athletic Club 4 Beacon 4 Rogers School Mary Karseboom Y-Teens 1 G.A.C. 2, 3 Nina Kisl All-School Play Prompter Operetta 2. 4 Y-Teens 3, 4 Orbit Staff 4 Choir 3, 4 fP1'es. 41 Glee Club 2, 3, 4 fsec. 31 Sextet 3, 4 John Kremers Junior Rotarian 4 Football 3. 4 Orbit Staff 4 Basketball 3, 4 Baseball 3, 4 Choir 3 Beacon 4 Christian High School Donna Kuiper Jr. Play Y-Teens 1, 2, 3 Beacon 4 20 Donna Lamport Olleretta 2 G.A.C. 2. 3, 4 Beacon 4 Glee Club 1. 2. 3 Pat Larabee Jr. Play Promoter Debate 1 Y-Teens 2. 3. 4 Beacon 4 Gene Lemmink Hi-Y 1. 2 Varsity Club 2 Beacon 4 Basketball 1, 2. 3, 4 Tennis 1, 2, 3. 4 Bill Lohstroh Jr. Play Junior Rotarian 4 Orbit Staff 4 Operetta 2 Band 1, 2. 3, 4 Football 1. 3, 4 Track 1, 2 Adella Maher Rockford High School Marilyn Marsman Tucson , Arizona Pat Meurs Orbit Staff 4 Beacon 4 Choir 3 Glee Club 3 Jerry Moore Jr. Play Hi-Y 1 Beacon 2 Band 1. 2, 3. 4 Ruth Mosher Y-Teens 1, 2 Beacon 4 T.F.Y. Pres. 4 Al Mulder Hi-Y 2 Baseball 2 Beacon 4 Basketball 3 Shirley Nelson Rosters School Y-Teens 3 G.A.C. 3 Beacon 4 Janice Perham G.A.C. 1, 2 John Phillips Junior Rotarian 3, 4 Jr. Play Class Pres. 3 Student Council Pres. 4 Orbit Staff 4 Football 1. 3 Track 1 Arlene Pleger Operetta 4 Choir 3. 4 Glee Club 4 Rogers School Marlene Powney Y-Teens 1. 4 Carol Rahe Jr. Play Y-Teens 1, 4 Class Sec. 4 Orbit Stan' Band 1, 2, 3, 4 Junior Rotarian 4 Tom Raible Band 3, 4 John Raterink Jr. Play Operetta 2 Beacon 4 Joyce Rettig Rogers School Jr. Play Beacon 4 Glee Club 3 Hardy Ritsema Operetta 2 Beacon 4 Band 3 Gordon Schuiling Student Council 1 Junior Rotarian 4 Marilyn Sharp Y-Teens 2. 3 G.A.C. 2. 3 Beacon 4 Ken Smit Beacon 4 Baseball 1 Football 3, 4 Track 2 Ken Snoeyink Beacon 4 Baseball 1. 2. 3. 4 Basketball 1. 2, 3, 4 lCo-Captain 41 Denny Telder Class Vice Pres. 3 Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4 4Co-Captain 41 Football 2, 3. 4 1CaDtain 41 Tennis 1. 2. 3, 4 Junior Rotarian 4 Athletic Council Sec'y 41 Hi-Y 1, 2 Varsity Club 2 Beacon 4 Diane Ten Elshof Oneretta 4 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4 fVice Pres. 41 Orbit Staff 4 Choir 4 Glee Club 4 Student Council Sec. 4 Jay Vanden Berg Football 1. 2. 3. 4 Track 1 Student Council 3 Beacon 4 Marilyn Van0veren Rogers School G.A.C. 3 Darle Vanderwall Baseball 1. 2, 3. 4 Basketball 2 Wally VerStrate Jr. Play Class Sec'y 3 Varsity Club 2 Football 1, 2, 3 Basketball 1, 2, 3 Tennis 1, 2, 3, 4 Baseball 4 l.aVonne Weaver Y-Teens 1. 2 Beacon 4 Choir 3, 4 Glee Club 3, 4 Judy Weemhoff Jr. Play Operetta 2. 4 Y-Teens 1. 2. 3. 4 Orbit Stal? 3. 4 Beacon Editor 4 Choir 3. 4 Glee Club 2, 3. 4 1Pres. 3, Sec'y 41 Sextet 3, 4 Rotary Bulletin Editor 4 SENIURS m,,f 5 ' 'QQ f ' E JHIIICC Perham L L ' L- Sinverf' L f "' Y 1 ,wwf af 1 2 ,K W., .Ml Marlene Pomley R mf-1' I'I'11 Arlene Pleger Neal - John Rate-rink Crelrzlfn Tom Raible Nice W I 7 .lolm Plmillipb Egntisiifzll M'0-Nl" Carol liabe IvVIlIVL'1li1'lllllll Joyce Rettig .9f111r'v SENIORS Hardy Rilsema Cordon Schuiling Quizzical Saflsfed Ken Smit Calm Marilyn Sharp Determined Ken Snoeymk A zhlezic Denny Telder Dyn amin Ruth Spoelman Diane Ten Elshof Lflfeuhle Refreshing 18 SENIORS 'Q'.fTf-1" Jay Vande-nl3erg Smooth Wal ly Ver Strate flrzphazfzrd Darle Yandr-r Wall Puzzling Marilyn Van Uvercfn Judy Weemhoflh Amiablc' Vil 111'1'nl1s CLASS MUTTU - "ll nuztlvrs no! lmu' lung uv' liw. Inu! hoax" CLASS l'iLUVC'ffH - Rf-d and ltlzile' rllrllaliurl. CLASS COLOR -- fjflffiilllll rvd. NUTIC: The fart that a studr-nfs Ili4'lllI'f' upprurs in the' above- group is not to lw r'1rnstrl11-'d as indivaliull than lhv sllldvnt is an graduate' in 1953. 19 Marlene Ahlberg Y-Teens 1, 2 G,A.C. 2. 3 Majorette 3. 4 Dorothy Becker Oneretta 2, 4 Y-Teens 1. 2 Vocal Group Treas, 4 Orbit Staff 4 Choir Pianist 3, 4 Glee Club 1, 2. 3, 4 Sextet 3, 4 Joyce Bettings Beacon 4 Pat Boom Operetta 4 Y-Teens 1, 3, 4 Beacon 4 Student Council 4 Choir 4 Glee Club 3, 4 Sextet 4 Sue Braford Or-eretta 2. 4 Y-Teens 1. 2, 3, 4 iSec'y 41 Debate 1 G.A.C. 1. 2, 3 4Sec'y 31 Class Vice Pres. 1 Class Pres. 2 Cheerleader 1, 2. 3, 4 Orbit 3 lEdibo1' 41 Choir 3, 4 Glee Club 2. 4 Myron Brummel Tennis 1, 2 Phyllis Cook Glee Club 4 Choir 3, 4 Y-Teens 1, 2 Operetta 4 Jean Cummings G,A.C. 3 Rogers School Bob Delonge Olleretta 2 Junior Rotarian 4 Baseball 1 Bonnie DeLaa! Y-Teens 1, 2 Majorette 1. 2, 3. 4 Band Sec'y. 3, 4 Don DeWard Jr. Play Hi-Y 1, 2, 3 Junior Rotarian 4 Class Vice Pres. 4 Student Council 3 Athletic Council Sec'y 3 Orbit Staff 4 Football 1, 2. 3, 4 Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4 Baseball 1 Tennis 2, 3 Elizabeth DeYoung Jr. Play Operetta 2, 4 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3 Orbit Staff 4 Student Council 1. 2. 4 1Vice Pres. 41 Choir 3, 4 Glee Club 1. 2, 3, 4 1Vice Pres. 41 Sextet 3. 4 Joann Doty Jr. Play Maiorette 3. 4 Y-Teens 1, 2. 3, 4 G.A.C. 2. 3, 4 Choir 3 Orbit Staff 4 SENIOR ACTIVITIES Mabelle Dougherty Operetta 2 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3 1Pres. 21 Forensics 1, 3 G.A.C. 2, 3 Beacon 4 Band 1, 3, 4 Janet Dutmer Y-Teens 1 Beacon 4 Marie Dykstra Rotarian Pianist 3, 4 Beacon 4 Glee Club 3 Henry Elgersma Junior Rotarian 4 Stage Crew 4 Band 1, 2, 3, 4 Nancy Fisher Jean Ford Play 1 Jr. Play Operetta 4 Y-Teens 1, 2. 3, 4 G.A.C. 1, 2. 3 Orbit Staff 4 Choir 4 Glee Club 4 Maurice Caubatz Beacon 4 Choir 3 Track 3 Laverle Hall Operetta Prompter 2 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3 Beacon 4 Don Herring Stage Manager 3 Mollie Hoop Operetta 2, 4 Debate 1 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4 fPres. 41 Class Sec'y-Treas. 1 Class Vice Pres. 2 Class Pres. 4 G.A.C. 1, 2, 3 fVice Pres. 31 Orbit Staff 4 Choir 3. 4 Glee Club 2, 3, 4 lTreas. 31 Sextet 3. 4 Virginia Ives Class Treas. 3, 4 Choir 4 Glee cm, 1, 4 Dave Janousek Athletic Club 4 Beacon 4 Rogers School Mary Karseboom Y-Teens 1 G.A.C. 2, 3 Nina Kist All-School Play Prompter Operetta 2, 4 Y-Teens 3. 4 Orbit Staff 4 Choir 3, 4 1Pres. 41 Glee Club 2, 3, 4 lSec. 31 Sextet 3. 4 John Kremers Junior Rotarian 4 Football 3. 4 Orbit Staif 4 Basketball 3, 4 Baseball 3, 4 Choir 3 Beacon 4 Christian High School Donna Kuiper Jr. Play Y-Teens 1, 2, 3 Beacon 4 20 Donna Lamport Oneretta 2 G.A.C. 2, 3, 4 Beacon 4 Glee Club 1, 2. 3 Pat Larabee Jr. Play Promnter Debate 1 Y-Teens 2, 3, 4 Beacon 4 Gene Lemmink Hi-Y 1. 2 Varsity Cluh 2 Beacon 4 Basketball 1, 2. 3. 4 Tennis 1, 2, 3, 4 Bill Lohstroh Jr. Play Junior Rotarian 4 Orbit Staff 4 Operetta 2 Band 1. 2. 3, 4 Football 1, 3, 4 Track 1, 2 Adella Maher Rockford High School Marilyn Marsm an Tucson , Arizona Pat Meurs Orbit Staff 4 Beacon 4 Choir 3 Glee Club 3 Jerry Moore J r. Play Hi-Y 1 Beacon 2 Band 1. 2. 3, 4 Ruth Mosher Y-Teens 1. 2 Beacon 4 T.F.Y. Pres. 4 Al Mulder HifY 2 Baseball 2 Beacon 4 Basketball 3 Shirley Nelson Rosters School Y-Teens 3 G.A.C. 3 Beacon 4 Janice Perham G.A.C. 1, 2 John Phillips Junior Rotarian 3, 4 Jr. Play Class Pres. 3 Student Council Pres. 4 Orbit Staff 4 Football 1. 3 Track 1 Arlene Pleger Operetta 4 Choir 3, 4 Glee Club 4 Rogers School Marlene Powney Y-Teens 1, 4 Carol Rabe Jr. Play Y-Teens 1, 4 Class Sec. 4 Orbit Staff Band 1, 2, 3, 4 Junior Rotarian 4 Tom Raihle Band 3, 4 John Raterink Jr. Play Operetta 2 Beacon 4 Joyce Rettig Rogers School Jr. Play Beacon 4 Glee Club 3 Hardy Ritsema Operetta 2 Beacon 4 Band 3 Cordon Schuiling Student Council 1 Junior Rotarian 4 Marilyn Sharp Y-Teens 2, 3 G.A.C. 2, 3 Beacon 4 Ken Smit Beacon 4 Baseball 1 Football 3, 4 Track 2 Ken Snoeyink Beacon 4 Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4 Basketball 1. 2, 3, 4 CCo-Captain 41 Denny Telder Class Vice Pres. 3 Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4 1Co-Captain 41 Football 2, 3. 4 1Captain 41 Tennis 1, 2. 3, 4 Junior Rotarian 4 Athletic Council Sec'y 41 Hi-Y 1. 2 Varsity Club 2 Beacon 4 Diane Ten Elshof One:-etta 4 Y-Teens 1. 2, 3, 4 iVice Pres. 41 Orbit Staff 4 Choir 4 Glee Club 4 Student Council Sec. 4 Jay Vanden Berg Football 1, 2. 3, 4 Track 1 Student Council 3 Beacon 4 Marilyn VanOveren Rogers School G.A.C. 3 Darle Vanderwall Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4 Basketball 2 Wlally VerStrate Jr. Play Class Sec'y 3 Varsity Club 2 Football 1, 2, 3 Basketball 1. 2. 3 Tennis 1, 2, 3. 4 Baseball 4 LaVonne Weaver Y-Teens 1, 2 Beacon 4 Choir 3, 4 Glee Club 3. 4 Judy Weemholl' Jr. Play Oneretta 2, 4 Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4 Orbit Staff 3, 4 Beacon Editor 4 Choir 3, 4 Glee Club 2. 3, 4 LPres. 3, Sec'y 41 Sextet 3, 4 Rotary Bulletin Editor 4 fxhf-sb 1. Jeanie 2. "Rat" 3. Patti? Jean 4. Billy I.. 5. Marie 6. Nina T. Lizzie 8. ,Xl 9. Marilyn 10. Tommy 11. "Hit" 12. Adella 13. ,Ian 14. Patsy Xnn 15, Ginny 16. Ruthie lf. Donnie 13. Ceril 19. Donna 20. Ui 21. Mary 22. Denny and ,lam-'I 221, Hflinir. 21 CLASS WILL We. the Senior Class of 1953, of Wyoming High School, being of sound mind and memory and realizing the uncertainties of life do hereby declare this to be our last will and testament. It shall be in the manner following. To Judy TenElshof goes Bonnie DeLaat7s loving cup. Dave Koeze and Tom Sawicki get Maurie Caubatz's ability to wreck a car and Bill Voet is to be the lucky owner of Liz DeYoungis dimples. Jerry Bonk and Millie VanderMarkt will look quite different as recipients of Don DeWard's height and Dick Gibbs will really look nice in the National Guard Uniform left by Don Herring. Mabelle Dougherty wills her diamond to Diane Tygesong and Anna Oosterheert will be a changed person as the heir to Pat Meursis famous giggle. Jim Hoeksema and Boger VanKoevering will look nice as co-heirs to Nina Kist's red hairg while Beverly Wirth and Pat Norton will look unusually distinctive as the heirs to Marlene Powney's short hair-do. Judy Weemhoff has decided to give her soprano voice to Morrie Ball. Marilyn Spoelstra and Claud- ette Otteson are to receive Jean Cummings's quiet ways. John Shay will attract all the girls as the heir of Bob DeJonge's red carg and Janet Dutmer hopes LaVonne VanderWall will make good use of the ready flow of words which she is bequeathing her, To Cary Uranis and Don Vos goes Dave Janou- sekls many speeding tickets. Janice Perham bestows on Sheryl Cox and Linda Oberly her love of books. Freda Deppe and Janet Ostapowicz are to re- ceive Adella Maher's alertness in classesg and Shirley Patterson is left with Al Mulder's job at Grapewood Carage. Carole Simon will be the possessor of Carol Rabe's long locksg and Myrna Madison will find herself owner of Ken Snoeyinkls basketball cap- tain position. Bonnie Colthurst is to be the proud owner of Marie Dykstrais typing speedg and Vivian Snyder should be very happy as the heir to Pat Larabee's 325 government bond. To Marlene Huzel and Duane Laubach goes John Phillips and Sue Brafordis devotion for each otherg and Bill Lohstroh hopes that Jerry Raw- lings and Ed Fredricksen will make good use of his marimba which he is leaving them. To Darwin Tygeson and John Hulsing goes Hardy Bitsema and John Raterink's great com- panionship. Irene Ferguson should be happy to receive Donna Lamport's never ending energyg and Wally Ver- Strat bequeaths his many nicknames to Fritz Was- muth. Jack Raible is to be the heir to .lay Vanden Berg's physique. Mollie Hoop leaves her presidency of the class to Frank Grimmg and Ron Machiele will be the proud heir of John Kremers curly hair. Bernie Oom and Ron Smith will be the co-heirs of Mary Karseboom's heightg while Carol DeWitt is left with Ruth Spoelman's smallness. Myron Brummel leaves his love for the girls to Ed Murphy and Norlin Tymes. Marlene Ahlberg bequeaths her profound sense of humor to Lois Force and JoAnn Frisbieg and Honest Darle Van- derWall leaves his integrity to Marilyn VanKomen. Bob Estelle and Judy Valentine are to receive Denny Telderls many witty remarks. Diane Ten- Elshof wills her beautiful brown eyes to Sue Sew- reyg while Howard Robinson and Walt Tazelaar are the heirs to Tom Baible's good looks. To Fred Geskus and Bob LaFave goes Donna Kuiper and Joyce Bettig's inseparable companion- ship, Jerry Klaver and Bernice Knoll should be proud of Ken Smitas many Ais which he is be- queathing them. Mary Wilson and Marilyn Cole will look striking as the co-heirs to Shirley Nelson's blonde locksg and Melvin Bahn is left with Jerry Moore's ability to pester people. Ruth Mosher leaves her many bruises to Phyllis Vawter and Marilyn Muncyg while Bob Goorhouse and Lloyd Bekkering will be the heirs of Cordon Schuilingis wonderful manners. To Paul Kerkstra, Joe Macaluso. and Terry Haan goes all of Marilyn Sharp's determination. Sara Caubatz is to receive carbon copies of LaVerle Hallis many love lettersg while Art Apsey and Kent TenBrink will be the fortunate heirs to Henry Elgersmais scientific knowledge. Phyllis Cook is gladly leaving her shyness to Bruce DeJonge and Marilyn Kelder. Betty Van- Putten and Gloria VanderMarkt are to receive Pat Boom's shining personality. To Jerry DeBoer and Ed Dominiak goes .lean Ford's many brownie pointsg and Lewie Dougherty receives Dorothy Becker's versatility on the piano. Chuck Morgan and Millie Hoop are to be the possessoris of Marilyn VanOveren's sincerityg while Evelyn VanderHaar is left with LaVonne Weaver's short stature. A baton belonging to Joan Doty is to be left to Ivan Kelloggg and Arlene Elgersma is the heir to Nancy Fisheris friendliness towards everyone. Rich Hallas is leaving his alittle hot rodi' to Marilyn Geskusg and to Ron Johnson goes Virginia Ive's intelligence. Viola Fisher is to receive Gene Lemmink's hunger for potato chips. Arlene Pleger willingly leaves her quiet voice to Larry Schuilingg and Dick Dertien and Lorraine Uselton are to receive Marilyn Marsmanis dignity. X4 1. Jeanie 2. "Rat" Patti? .Ie-an 4. Billy l.. 5. Marie 6. Xina T. Lizzie 8. Al 9. Marilyn 10. Tommv H. "Rh" 12. Adella 13. Jan 14. Palsy inn 15. Ginny 16. Rnthir IT. Donnie 18. Cvvil i9. Donna 20. Di 21. Mary 22. Denny and Janet 23. Hvinie. 21 l l Class Flirt Class Optimist lnseparable Boys Carol Rabe ,loyr-e Bettings .lohn Raterink, Hardy Ritsema Class Wolf Class Pessimist Bob llej onge Mary Karseboom Best Dressed Boy and Girl Class Cut-ups Best Figure Dave lanousek, joan Doty Wally VerStrate, ,lean Ford Marlene Ahlberg Best Physique Jay VandenBerg Class Chatterbox Class Extrozfert Inseparable Girls Hardy Rilsema Janet Dutmer Joyve Rettig, Donna Kuiper Class Ciggler Class Introrert Shirley Nelson Ke-n Snovyink 22 MOCK ELECTION Cluxx Athletes Mus! Stzuliuus Hoy mul Cir! Maxi l.il.'z'ly In Sllliftfd Denny 'l'0ldPr. .lani4'P l'erl1z1n1 Krn Smiti Yirginia lve-s Nlyron Brummr-l. Liz llvloun Hrs! All-arnlnlrl Girl zmzl Buy Bas!-nzrirzrzerwl Huy' und Cir! ,Wuxi Pupulur Buy :mil flfl Mollie Hoop, Don llc-'Ward lion Herring. Ilizme 'l'vnl'ilslmf .lulm Phillips. Sur- Bld on Most Mu.vi1T1li Boy rmrl Ciri Prz'1Ii1'sl Girl :uni Hul14l.wnu'.sl Huy Slzurlvxl Girl Bill Lohstroh. ,ludy Viivemhnlf Ronnie l3Pl.z1al. Tom Haililv irginia lu-5 7'r1ile'.v! Rm' X .llle-n Xlulmlz-1 23 CLASS WILL We, the Senior Class of 1953, of Wyoming High School, being of sound mind and memory and realizing the uncertainties of life do hereby declare this to be our last will and testament. It shall be in the manner following. To Judy Tenlfilshof goes Bonnie DeLaat7s loving cup. Dave Koeze and Tom Sawicki get Maurie Gaubatzfs ability to wreck a car and Bill Voet is to be the lucky owner of Liz DeYoung's dimples. Jerry Ronk and Millie VanderMarkt will look quite different as recipients of Don DeWard's height and Dick Gibbs will really look nice in the National Guard Uniform left by Don Herring. Mabelle Dougherty wills her diamond to Diane Tygesong and Anna Oosterheert will be a changed person as the heir to Pat Meurs's famous giggle. Jim Hoeksema and Roger VanKoevering will look nice as co-heirs to Nina Kistfs red hairg while Beverly Wirth and Pat Norton will look unusually distinctive as the heirs to Marlene Powney's short hair-do. Judy Weemhoff has decided to give her soprano voice to Morrie Ball. Marilyn Spoelstra and Claud- ette Otteson are to receive Jean Cummings's quiet ways. John Shay will attract all the girls as the heir of Bob DeJonge's red carg and Janet Dutmer hopes LaVonne VanderVVall will make good use of the ready flow of words which she is bequeathing her. To Gary Uranis and Don Vos goes Dave Janou- sekis many speeding tickets. Janice Perham bestows on Sheryl Cox and Linda Oberly her love of books. Freda Deppe and Janet Ostapowicz are to re- ceive Adella Maher's alertness in classesg and Shirley Patterson is left with Al Mulder's job at Grapewood Garage. Carole Simon will be the possessor of Carol Babe's long locksg and Myrna Madison will find herself owner of Ken Snoeyink's basketball cap- tain position. Bonnie Colthurst is to be the proud owner of Marie Dykstra's typing speedg and Vivian Snyder should be very happy as the heir to Pat Larabeeis 325 government bond. To Marlene Huzel and Duane Laubach goes John Phillips and Sue Braford's devotion for each otherg and Bill Lohstroh hopes that Jerry Raw- lings and Ed Fredricksen will make good use of his Inarimba which he is leaving them. To Darwin Tygeson and John Hulsing goes Hardy Ritsema and John Raterinkis great com- panionship. Irene Ferguson should be happy to receive Donna Lamportis never ending energyg and Wally Ver- Strat bequeaths his many nicknames to Fritz Was- muth. Jack Raible is to be the heir to Jay Vanden Berg's physique. Mollie Hoop leaves her presidency of the class to Frank Grimmg and Ron Machiele will be the proud heir of John Kremers curly hair. Bernie Oom and Ron Smith will be the co-heirs of Mary Karseboomis heightg while Carol DeWitt is left with Ruth Spoelmanfs smallness. Myron Brummel leaves his love for the girls to Ed Murphy and Norlin Tymes. Marlene Ahlberg bequeaths her profound sense of humor to Lois Force and JoAnn Frisbieg and Honest Darle Van- derWall leaves his integrity to Marilyn VanKomen. Bob Estelle and Judy Valentine are to receive Denny Telderfs many witty remarks. Diane Ten- Elshof wills her beautiful brown eyes to Sue Sew- reyg while Howard Robinson and Walt Tazelaar are the heirs to Tom Raible's good looks. To Fred Geskus and Bob LaFave goes Donna Kuiper and Joyce Rettigis inseparable companion- ship. Jerry Klaver and Bernice Knoll should be proud of Ken Smit's many A's which he is be- queathing them. Mary Wilson and Marilyn Cole will look striking as the co-heirs to Shirley Nelsonis blonde locksg and Melvin Rahn is left with Jerry Moorefs ability to pester people. Ruth Mosher leaves her many bruises to Phyllis Vawter and Marilyn Muncyg while Bob Goorhouse and Lloyd Bekkering will be the heirs of Gordon Schuilingis wonderful manners. To Paul Kerkstra, Joe Macaluso, and Terry Haan goes all of Marilyn Sharpis determination. Sara Gaubatz is to receive carbon copies of LaVerle Hallis many love lettersg while Art Apsey and Kent TenBrink will be the fortunate heirs to Henry Elgersma's scientific knowledge. Phyllis Cook is gladly leaving her shyness to Bruce DeJonge and Marilyn Kelder. Betty Van- Putten and Gloria VanderlVIarkt are to receive Pat Boom's shining personality. To Jerry DeBoer and Ed Dominiak goes Jean Fordis many brownie pointsg and Lewie Dougherty receives Dorothy Beckeris versatility on the piano. Chuck Morgan and Millie Hoop are to be the possessoris of Marilyn VanOveren's sincerityg while Evelyn VanderHaar is left with LaVonne Weaver's short stature. 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It was fun to be in the Junior play, the operettas and the Viking Festivals, but yet we worked hard learning lines, setting up scenery, and selling tickets. Some- times it seemed as though our plays would never be a success, but on the night of performances things always seemed to be organized. Much work was put into our music department also. At the beginning of our high school days our band was small, our glee club was small, and we didn't even have a High School Choir. Under the capable leadership of Mrs. Frye and Mr. LoPatin, our music department grew. We now have as fine a marching band and concert band as has any other school our size. Our glee club has won State and District honors at contests and our Choir has gone to the Massed Festival at Kalamazoo and has giv-en many performances right in our own school that we can be very proud of. There are many more clubs and groups we have attended. There is the Truth for Youth group, the Student Council, the Y-teens and Hi-Y groups and the Orbit staff. Sometimes we worked energetically, sometimes enthusiastically, and some- times slavishly, but yet we had fun. And each project was eventually con- cluded with the satisfaction which results from accomplishment. 32 ws- TH Q C " 'IW' 3 ' .lohn Phillips Mr. Davis Elizabeth De Youn President Advisor Vice President M ' W'ls D' T El h f a,,S,.:,.:m STUDENT COUNCIL 'a"Em1'2u,,'s 0 The Student Council, under the direction of ,lohn Phillips, the President, and Mr. Davis, the sponsor, had a very successful year financially and activity-wise. One of the big money making projects of the year was the school-wide magazine drive. Other sources of revenue were the Student Council movies and student assembly cards. As a result of the council's hard work and the schoolls co-operation a permanent public address system for the athletic field was purchased. The Student Council also sponsored a desk clean-up campaign and made an effort to boost the schoolis morale. Left to right. seated: P. Boom, E. De Young, J. Phillips, D. Ten Elshof, Mr. Davis, advisor. Standing: R. Plasterer, S. Velders, W. Ver Strate, R. Koeze, T. Davis, J. Hoekesma. R. Gibbs. 34 r fi ,K 5 My 1 ' - Q.. vi' K K j .J Molly Hoop Sue Brafurd Nlr. Zylhtru .lohn Phillips Associate Editor Editor-in-Chief nlzirisnr Sporls Eziitur ORBIT STAFF Under the capable leadership of Mr. Zylstra and the valuable editorship of Sue Braford our year- book production stafl achieved its objective of publishing the Orbit for 1953. We trust that the Old Fashioned theme will help you to recall all the lovely years we worked and played together at xiii?-'id iii' ,. ,. ii by i, . :ig .. Nhat" Wyoming. Then our many arduous hours of work will have their reward. 1 ' A Judy Weemhoff ,lohn Kremers ,lean Ford Don llevivard Assistant Ari Ed. An Editor lfeulzzrv lfdimr Sporlx Editor Elizabeth IDEXYOIIUQ Dorothy Bevker Diane 'l'enl'Ilsl1of Pat Nleurs Lilffufw' Editor Asxixlanl Literary Ed. Srmpxlmt Editor Assislani Sriupshol Ed Nina Kist Bill lohstroh liarol Rabe .loann lloty Business Manager Assistant Buxinexs Mmm. er .5l'1'l't'I!I7',Y Typix! 35 1 3. 5155: W -LE .QB an Left to right, First row: R. Mosher, A. Mulder, M. Sharp. Second row: Miss Kuizenga, S. Sewrey, E. Murphy, M. Caubatz, L. Dougherty, C. Lemmink, D. Herring, D. Telder, D. Janousek. BEACON STAFF The Beacon Staff for M52-53,3 has attempted to leave a memorable mark in the minds of Wy'oming's underclassmen. lt has worked hard to put out an easy-to-read and an interesting edition of the Beacon. The quality of the first Beacons revealed the fact that the members of the publication staff were novices, but as the year progressed Miss Kuizenga's training course brought about encouraging results. But alas and alackl The opening of the second semester came and every- thing was hurled into disorder and confusion. There were many who changed to other subjects and there were a few 'ggreenhornsw who had to be broken in to the ways of newspaper procedure. But again, under Miss Kuizengals leadership the staff quickly brought things under control. Another task the Beacon Staff had under its management was writing articles for HThe Alliancef, When the first articles appeared in 'gThe Alli- ance,', the class was very proud. Although entering the class as novices, we feel certain that we emerged with a fuller knowledge of newspaper fundamentals. Left to right, First row: L. Hall, L. Weaver, P. Boom, J. Weemhoff, P. Meurs, P. Larabee. Second row: J. Raterink, H. Ritsema, K. Smit, D. Hallas, K. Snoeyink, J. Kremers, Miss Kuizenga. Editor, S. Sewrey Sponsor, Miss Kuizenga 36 Editor, J. Weemhoff Mr. Brnggink Sue and Wes get some help from the librarian. Roselyn, Lewie. and Wes checking on data. . 1 f s' Left to right, Sealed: l. Frislmie. B. Duncan. R. Nleengs, D. Lane. Mr. Bruggink sponsor. Standing: l.. Dougherty. Wh Rozelna. R. Coorhouse, C. Adaniy. S. Sewrey. DEBATE This yearis debate squad. under the capahle direction of Mr. Bruggink. had a successful and informative season debating the topic: Resolved-"That the Atlantic Pact Nations should form a Federal Union." The debate directors have been the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, while the Forensics program sponsor has been the Detroit Free Press. The debate squad debated Crandville. Lee. East Grand Rapids, Creston. South. and Ionia. The negative team was comprised of Sue Sewery and Lewis Dougherty. The alfirmative team consisted of Rosalyn lleengs and Wes Rosema. 37 Left to right, Second row: Mrs. R. Pierce, Sponsorg M, Hoop, President, C. Rabeq J. Fordg M. Hoop: M. Kelder, Treasurer, C. Otteson, S. Sewrey, J. Valentine, S. Cox. Front row: S. Braford, Secretary, P. Larabee, ,l. Weemhoff, P. Boom, N. Kist, .l. Doty. SENIOR Y-TEEN S This year the Y-Teens tried to develop the aims and objectives of the organizations, in the events and activities which became part of the year's program. lt is an organization of girls who help others and meet many new friends from other schools, cities, and, upon occasion, people from other countries. This year the Y-Teens dressed dolls for Christmas, which were given to unfortunate children, and sent chocolates to needy countries. This gives great satisfaction to girls who are able to make someone a little happier, by giving to those who are less fortunate than we ourselves. JUNIOR Y-TEENS A Left to right, Second row: M. Dreyer, S. Jacobitz, R. Hallas, P. Scott, C. Kelder, J. Vanden Berg, M. Warmenhoven, G. Ten Brink, J. Block. Seated: C. Edgar, Vice President, D. Bursley, Secretary, S. Kroll, President, C. Lemmink, Treasurer. 38 Miss Hornbeek Sponsor Ruth Mosher President M. Yan H9llkFlllIl! C Secretary' he f r vs. TRUTH FOR Y0l'TH T w if - . A ' P. Kerkstra Pianist HLet no man despise thy youth. hut he thou an example of the lweliexers. in word. in conxersation. in charity. in spirit. in faith. in purity." l Timothy l:l2. The Truth for Youth Club met each Wednesday noon for a half hour ol' Christian fellowship. At two Wednesday-noon meetings each month. pastors from local churches gave messages and special music was furnished by our own club members. The other two meetings per month were conducted hy students representing local Bible Institutes. Our Club. with other similar clubs organized in all the city schools, participated in weekly quizzes at the Youth for Christ Rallies. Many of our members also attended monthly T.F.Y. parties and hymn-sings held in various churches the third Sunday evening of the month. The attendance in the present year has grown from thirty-five to fifty-five. Left la right, First row: N. Nicholas. N. Wlilliams, l. Raterinli, R. Spoelstra. S. Puls. K. Snyder. .l. lowing. L. Kalee, M. Jones. Second row: Miss Hornheek. M. Yan Heukelum, M. Yander Harkt. R. Spoelman. N. Williams, L. Harsevoort, Cv. Hilman. I. Raterinli. C. Knoll. l.. De Bruyn, K. Wialters. Third row: C. De l.aat. L. Herring. R. Mosher, A. Pleger, N, Kist, Mr. Zylstra, D. Herring. P. Kerl-astra. lf. Vander Haar. Nl. Sharp, M. Walters, S. Wlhitford. S. Vander Markt. B. Duell, B. Duncan. 39 5. Y W Lejl to rzght. Sealrdf H. Plas- tvrer. Suzy: fl. Sf'll00I'll'Il2ikEI'. Sidney: W. Rozema, Tom Saw yor: L. Fronljes. Bon Rogers, F. Rawlings. Joe Harper: J. Osta- powicz, Mammyg D. Tygeson, jim. Standing: N. Kist. Aunt Polly: G. Harsevoort, Mrs. Phelps: A. Apsey, Steamboat Sam: E. Slap, Mary: .l. Hulsing. N. Waddell. J. Hinds, P. Boom, M. Madison, P. Cook, W". Johnson. R. Vl'ind, Hllvklelwrry Finn: J. Ford, V. Ives, A. Pleger, ll. Blxrslfy. R. Burglund. J. Blom-k. C. Hillman, R. Anderson, P. Norton. Ella MaP: R. Yan Kampen, Puddin' hvad Wilson: R. MI-engs, R. DP Boer, Nl. Hoop. Widow Douglas: J. Weeniholf. Becky: S. Whitford. Miss W'atSon: l.. DP Young. Mrs. Harper. OPERETTA MISSISSIPPI NIELODY by Charlex George Direrted by Mrs, Kenneth Frye and Miss .Yanry Blue mlsxixled by Hr. Wi. L. nluslin 41 'K i , nom .s'z':.fw.,o.I no knskv... :Ilya li-ka LQ Qgyyaqfzgsoflii Yiiifil jg'ofI" BAND Left to right, First row: B. Coorhouse, R. Clausner, M. Smith, R. Plasterer, M. Van Heuklem, B. Coeling, E. Murphy. Second row: P. Vawter, M. Walters, C. Rabe, K. Bruinix, J. Horn, B. Van Noord, A. De Jonge, H. Voet, R. Veldman. Third row: M. Dougherty, l. Kellogg, D. Bekkering, L. Kloosterman, T. Davis, N. Tymes, L. Snyder, T. Lowery, H. Elgersma. Standing: J. Troeger, T. Baible, C. Kidder, B. Lohstroh, Mr. Lo Patin, Director. CAST Left to right, First row: A. Elgersma, M. Warmenhoven, M. Vander Markt, R. Spoelman, L. Appleby, P. Cook, B. Andrews, R. Van Kampen, D. Tygeson, A. Apsey, S. Whitford, S. Braford. Second row: L. Dykstra, M. Madison, I. Shay, J. Weemhoff, .l. Frisbie, A. Becker, N. Kist, L. De Young. Third row: B. Duell, D. Rosa, V. Mol, P. Boom, E. Slap, J. Ostapowicz, P. Norman, G. Cvansevoort, C. Simon, W. Rozema, R. Wind, N. Waddell, F. Rawlings, J. Ford, A. Pleger, C. Schoonmaker, D. Ten Elsholf, G. Hileman, D. Bursley, ,l. Block, G. Ten Brink, R. Burdick, R. Johnson, ,l. Rawlings, J. Gronendyke, D. Becker, Pianist, Miss Frye, Director. Standing: C. Koetje, V. Hoeksema, G. Brummel, A. Voet, R. Spoelstra, S. Puls, K. Snyder, C. Knoll, CHRISTMAS PAGEANT The Christmas Pageant was given December 18 and 19 by the High School Choir and Girls Clee Club in conjunction with the High School Band. It was a successful pageant of the Nativity portrayed in pantomime with carols of the Christmas season. es.. 42 Left to right. First row: C. Harsevoort, J. Frisluie, J. Ford, C. Schoonmaker. R. Koeze. B. Malone. J. Block. R. Plasterer, S. Bralord. Second row: G. Hillman. J. Ostapouivz. N. Kisl, A. Apsey. R. Yan Kampen. W. Johnson, F. Wasmuth. R. Berglund. E. De Young. X. Pleger, V. Ives. Third row: 31. Madison. J. Weem- hoH, P. Norton. R, Wind, I.. MeNitt, J. Hulsing, D. Bos. R. Anderson, M. Hoop. D. Bursley. C. Ten Brink, Fourth row: E. Stap. P. Cook. P. Room, W. Rozema. F. Rawlings, D. Tygesen. J. Hinds. R, De Boer. J. Shay, N. Waddell, R. Meengs, D. Ten Elshof. S. Whitford. SENIOR HIGH CHOIR The purpose of the High School Choir is to develop a group of singers which 1-an participate in school activities and join with other Michigan schools in festivals where we can represent the Music Department of Wyoming High. The vrour also has the mleasure of meeting students from other schools. Under the direction of Mrs. Kenneth Frye, the Choir worked vt-ry hard preparing for programs r- r- r- I I such as the Netherlands Flood Relief Program. the Operetta. the All-Michigan Choir Festival at Kalamazoo, the Grand Valley Chorus Festival. and many other activities. Director-Mrs. Frye Pirmisl-Dorothy Becker 43 Left to right. First row: M. Vander Markt, V. Ives, L. Appleby, J. Weemholf, R. Burdick, B. Andrews, D. Becker, D. Ten Elshof, R. Plasterer. Second row: J. Ford, M. Nevins, M. Warmenhoven, A. Elgersma, A. Pleger, B. Hobbs, J. Valentine, A. Becker, S. Whitford. B. Ballard. Third row: J. Frisbie. E. Stap, P. Norton, P. Cook, P. Boom, J. Osta- powicz, N. Kist. L. DeYoung, D. Bursley, M. Hoop, S.Braford. GIRLS GLEE CLUB V The Girls Clee Club, under the direction of Mrs. Kenneth Frye, had a very successful year. The purpose of the Glee Club was to give added singing time to the girls who wished it and to train girls to be in Choir. They participated in the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter assemblies, as well as in many other programs. They also participated in the District and State Vocal Contests sponsored by the Michigan State Vocal Association. Mrs. Frye, Director Carol Simons, Pianist . 1. 44- ti if fwf- .- A " Left lo right. First row: B. Yan Noord. XI. X3llI"If'llkf'llll'Yl. NI. Smith, R. Plasterer. Second rnu': R. Coor- house, R. Dc Vries. R. Claussner. P. Yauter. M. Wolters, K. Rruinix. lf. Rahe. Third row: I Kellogv D Beklvering I Koost R YI ' . .. . erman, . edman. J. Ronk, A. Ile Jonge. H. Yoei, R. Coeling, E. Murphy. Fgzirtli row: T. Davis. C. Sehoonmaker, N. Tymes. I.. Snyder. T. Lonrey. P. Iierkstra. H. Iflgersma. Sllmding: J. Troeger, W. Lohstroh. T. Railrle. ff. Kidder. S. Whitford, T. Shrovk, K. Wolters. Mr. Lo Patin. Dfrevtor. CONCERT BAND Because of its limited size. our concert hand was unable to enter the contests and festivals this year. but many of the members ualked ofI uith honors at the solo festival in February. held at Grand Rapids Christian High. Among the many appearances made hy the hand this year were the Netherlands Flood Relief Concert, the concert in which our band combined with the Zeeland High School Band at Zeeland, the Annual Spring Massed Band Concert. where five bands give a combined program. and also the Holland Tulip Festival. in which our hand resumed participation this year. We say, congratulations and good luck to the hand of I953 and to the future bands of Wyoming. BAND MOTHERS Mrs. Wolters, Treasurer: Mrs. St-hrot-k, Presi- dentg Mrs. Whitford, Secretary: Mrs. Dursum, Y. President. Mr, Arnold I.oPatin. Camluclor 45 Left row, Front to Back: H. Elgersma, P. Kerkstra, T. Lowery, L. Snyder, I. Kellogg, D. Bekkering, L. Kloosterman, B. Van Noord. Middle row, Front to Back: J. Troeger, S. Whitford, C. Kidder. J. Moore, T. Raible, C. Rabe, K. Bruinix, T. Davis. Right row, Front to Back: E. Murphy, B, Coeling, H. Voet, A. De Jonge, J. Ronk, R. Veldman, M. Van Heuklem, R. Claussner, M. Walters, P. Vawter, B. Coorhouse, R. De Vries. Maforeltes, Left to Right: S. Kroll, D. Bolhuis, V. Schilstra. Flag Boys, Left to Right: C. Wolters, T. Schrock. Bandmembers, Left to Right: C. Schoonmaker, N. Tymes, M. Smith, R. Plasterer. MARCHING BAND Led by a snappy drum-beat and by the majorettes, our marching band experienced a very successful season. At the football games they performed many half-time shows which could not have been done so well without the able direction of Mr. LOPatin. The band added much pep and zest to the games. We owe a generous vote of thanks to Mr. LoPatin for his capable leadership and to the band mothers for the help they have given the band to make it a success this year and also for the beautiful flag which they made for the band. Carol Rabe, Treasurer: Bonnie DeLaat, Secre- Mr. Aronld L0Patin, Director of the Marching taryg Ed Murphy, President. Band. 46 bharon Kroll Virginia Schuilstra llelflfei B0ll1lliS DRUM MAJORETTES Aided by a snappy drum-beat the drum majorettes led the hand. Practice with a band is a difficult job for any girl. lfarly in the fall the band began to drill for the on-coming football Season. Excitement filled the heart of every drum majorette. Under the capable leadership of Mr. Arnold Loljatin, Wyoming High Schools tnirlers and Drum Majorettes marched and took part in many band formations. half-time and p re-game shows of all home football ff Q " ' ' ' " came-. parades, tmrllng exhibitions. and a fem basketball games. This Spring they attended the Tulip Festival at Holland, Michigan on Hay 16. Joann Duty Bonnie De-l.aat at l 47 EIGHTH GRADE CHOIR Left to right, First row: L. Kalee, L. Schuiling, J. Harmon, K. Snyder, D. Bekkering, C. De Laat, L. Dyk- stra, J. Karsten, T. Schrock, J. Lane, F. Fountain, M. Jones. Second row: ,l. Lowing, S. Puls, J. Schulski P. Robyns, B. Duncan, N. Timmer, J. Troeger, J. Bursley, J. Vanden Hout, R. Spoelstra, A. Voet, H. Trues: dale. Third row: B. Kelllbgg, .l- Vande Cevel, B. Van Noord, B. Dursum, M. Yonker. A. De Jonge, D. Joldersma, C. Kerkstra, M. Ida, S. Lowery, J. Lovins, G. Brummel. Fourth row: M. Dreyer, L. Kloosterman P. Vos, C. Knoll, G. Koetje, J. Muussee, T. Davis, B. Duell, D. Snoeyink, A. McElroy, J. Schulski, Vi Hoeksema. JUNIOR BAND Left to right. First row: A. Voet, G. Brummel, P. Schoonmaker, R. Bengry, R. Seth, C. Sivkels, T. Gillisse, T. Shrock. Second row: D. Workman, B. Duncan, B. Rabe, R. Vande Cevel. A. McElroy, P. Vos, J. Kellogg, D. Lester, K. Wolters, D. Kidder, R. Niles. Third row: N. Chalmers, N. Woudstra, S. Velders, D. DeVries, S. DePuit, S. Dulaney, R. Lemery, M. Van Oosteren, Cv. Sabin, Standing: Mr. Arnold Lo Patin, Director. -W1-1 48 is 53 CUSTODIANS Mr. D. Sharp. Mr. P. Roosien, tpiuzure misxingb Hr. V, Sessions, -r LIBRARIANS If-it In right. slanflfng: Miss Ruggf-rs. Bmxnie llursum. BilI'lDi1l'fI Batelnzu. Sarah 12HlIllilIZ. ,loyce Xamlellvwl. Nwzivfl: Sur- Xander Nlarkt. 1lz1yle-rw xlikllllf. NOON-HOUR Rl-XIRI-1N'l'l0N t10XlNlI'1"I'EE Slandirzg: Hon Yan Kampcn. Roh Yandfr Wfidf. ,lim Sauivki. Sealwi: .lfrry Klavmf, Imuie Dollglmertv. Mr. Bruggink. if-1 ,an r"5 ati? WE PLAYED AND LEARNED . . As we look hack to our school days one thing will always Hash back to our minds and that is the memory of the many athletic games we have attended. The lessons we have learned from our athletic pursuits have made an abiding impression upon us. Some of us were the playersg others were the spectators, but we have all learned the same lessons. Each project aimed to impart the objectives of sportsmanship, loyalty, honesty, and teamwork. Our coaches believe that the team should be trained with an objective of beating the opponents. but at the same time the players were taught that it is of paramount importance that the game be won fairly. The names of Mr. Engels, Mr. Puvogel. Mr. Wisner, Mr. Tower, and Mr. Noyd we will always hold in high esteem. In previous years Mr. Tower and Mr. Noyd have left our school for other positions. Wle regret that Mr. Engels is leaving us at the close of this academic year. At the same time we congratulate him and wish him much success at Western Michigan College of Education. And thus to our coaches we pay our tribute and retain memories of work well done. Wie honor our heroes of the gridiron. the basketball stars. the muscle-men of track, and the agile tennis players and the aspiring big-leaguers. Men of brawn and brains. we cheer you on. 52 NR fl 'VN , Seated: Mr. Wisner, Coach representativeg Mr. Davis, athletic director: Mn Austin, Superintendent repre- sentativeg Mr. Puvogel, Coach representative. Standing: Student representatives, B. Voet, D. ,lanousekg Di Telder, Secretaryg Mr. Engels, Coach Representative. ATHLETIC COUNCIL The Athletic Council is the general board of control in charge of all athletics in the junior and senior high school. lts membership is made up of the major and minor coaches from each field and two senior students and one junior elected at large from members of the junior and senior class. This group has the sole responsibility of making decisions as to the awarding of letters upon the recommendation of the coach of that sport and the promoting of any activities having to do with the general welfare of the athletic program in the junior and senior high school. The permanent chairman of the group is the athletic director. 54 Left In right: l.. l.eYalley. Sf'f'rL'lr1ry Xl. Cillisse. T reusllrcr W, Yoet. Prexizfenl R. Telder. FATHERS CLUB The Fathers Club was established three years ago. This organization is made up of fathers of boys in high school who are interested in the promotion of athletic activities. This is a very worthwhile organization which has done many outstanding things in the field of sports. Their Hrst project was a lighted football field whi project was a fence and the construction ch was paid for before the second year. The next around the outside of the athletic field. followed by a scoreboard for the field. of two new tennis courts. now near completion. These projects were financed by the Viking Festival held at Lamar Park for two successive years. paper drives held the first Saturday of each month. and by selling hol dogs and coffee at football games. They also sold Christmas trees a d tl' Viking Festival. n us year are sponsoring an ox roast taking the place of the Left lo right, standing: O. Smith H. Waddell L. LeValley M. Cillisse M. Vanclerwall R. Telder Seated: J. Puvogel R. Boerma M. Griep W. Voet 55 Vive Presfzfen! Mlzog., 'nw A2 1 ,. on.. h. , I xv ,U 11. , g 2- '24 ef- flax 'L M f y wr 1' Q , 'V ffiiiif-K -K , I K ' L A if ' . s, ,,,,k: k .,, A-sow ' ef 5 L V, 4 "Dick" I 'uohfw iv? :-fnai-- ', ' - "' ' , ,, 5 - v'f..,W" I ,gk -" ' , '--'- Q- 1 we 'SQ - . iff 54 ""-W :- E S in A X I "-5 E Nw - 5 1 64' . ' i 5 . - I 'XCh'1Ck" X fy "Friar" ' "". 15 , 41 NJOhf!U V K MIGYU gi 56 Ar! 1 -. Q h 4 M x ,J E - 5 1 I Qt -pf E 44 I x 'Bs , omg Q'- P! f K S1 f f w "Ron X f :kjg W f-9 f V 304, . - E ,J Ke., ern 'gf fl ' ., , if: .1 9 JL H N K' 1 r' ,af Q ! Left to right kneeling, First row: ,l. Hoeksema, D. Dertien, B. LaFave, F. Grimm, D. Janousek, R. Machiele, C. Stover. R. Smith. B. Oom. Second row: J. Shay, R. Van Koevering, L. Dougherty, J. Kremers, K. Smit, ll. Telder, J. Wasmnth. T. Sawicki. D. Koeze, M. Ball. Third raw: J. Phillips, E. Dominiak, B. Lohstroh, B. Voet. C. Vanden Berg. D. Dc-Ward. l. Hulsing. A. Apsey, J. Vander Berg, Coach Puvogel, FIRST TEAM FOOTBALL The 1952 football season was not successful as far as the win and loss column is concernedg however. the varsity team was successful' in retaining the Hlittle brown jug" from their arch-rival, Grandville. Also this year's team soundly upset Lee High School in the last game of the season. which was an accomplishment which hadn't been realized since 194-3 when the Vikings were Grand Valley Champions. This year's team placed two juniors on the All-Valley second team, Frank Grimm as a center and Jim Hoeksema as a back. Denny Telder, a senior, and Ron Machiele. a junior, received honorable mention. Coach Puvogel feels that. though we didn't make an impressive showing this season, next yearis squad will have great potential power as there are thirteen lettermen returning to the team, and that it will be up to the team to determine just how far they will go. 1952353 VARSITY SCORES WYOMING OPPONENT Kelloggsville ......... 0 7 Lowell .... .......,.,.....,,..... 2 0 13 Godwin .,,,,., ,,,, 0 25 East ................. .,...,... 6 7 Zeeland ........,. .. .,.... 14 19 Grandville ........, .... 6 6 Rockford ................ .... 1 2 27 Lee ............ ..... ......... 1 9 0 58 Left lo right. First row: C. Morgan. B. Lemmink, M. Rahn, P. Schulski. F. Ceskus. J. Sawicki. R. Yan Kampen. B. Braford, R. Berglund. U. Yan Drummel. H. Robinson, l., Hanline. Second row: B. Koeze. R. Harig, B. Dougherty, B. Malone. .l. Dreyer. D. Braford. A. Cort. J. Sweers, R. Goorhouse. C. Boom. T. Haan. C. Schoonmaker. Third row: B. Coeling. T. Koetje. D. Phillips, R. Heyhoer, I.. McNitt. B. Karsten, J. Hinds. W. Johnson. S. Koeze. R. Wind. D, Rosa. Coach Nl. Wisner. SECOND TEAM FOOTBALL After a slow start. the little Vikings went on to make an impressive showing. winning their last three games which were played against Crandville. Rockford. and Lee. They ended a successful season with a 4-2 record. Godwin and East shared first place with 5-l records. and Wyoming was next in the Grand Valley League standings. lncidentally. Wyoming was the only team to beat Godwin. and they handed them a 19-0 licking. With our largest reserve squad in the history of Wyoming. the future for our coming football teams looks bright. 1952-'53 RESERVI-I SCORES WYOMING OPPOYENT Lowell ,.,....... .. . 0 12 Godwin ., ....,.., .. 19 0 East ....,,. .. . 0 12 Kelloggsville . 12 32 Crandville T 0 Rockford .... , 20 8 Lee ........,. , .... 7 6 59 1. , Syl' r Left to right: .ludy Ten Elshufg Betsy Rynbrantg Bon- nie DeI.aatg Sue Braforclg The Queen and her attendants. Linda Stroud. .L Natalie Boelens crowns the queen. ..L....a-.4 Queen Bonnie DeLaat 60 Alumni officers: Left to right: Miss C. Lankenau, Sec- retaryg Mr. H. Ballard, Trea- surerg Mrs. R. Cooper, Presi- dent. LN! C H E E R L E A D E R C H E E R L E A D E R S f if Qi' e ai' E lx is if 4'Fronk" if " 5, AL- .Q X X Lyn , ent" 1 x ,I A "Bill" 5 'K as s 'ff fi? Couch 62 A..-fn 'Na af' LM 0 L 'bn u. Y' Left zo right, First row: G. Lemmink, D. Telder, B. Oom, J. Wasmuth, A. Apsey, B. Voet. Second row: F. Grimm. D. DeWard, K. Ten Brink. K. Snoeyink, J. Kremers, Coach Engels. FIRST TEAM BASKETBALL Again this year the mighty Vikings retained their basketball supremacy by winning their third straight Grand Valley Championship, under the tutelage of Coach Carl Engels, for the third straight year. After winning the first three games, the Vikings bowed to East Grand Rapids, 46-43, and then they came back to win the next ten games to end the regular season with a very impressive 13-1 record. Wyoming then went on to win the district crown by trouncing Lee, 73-60, and Byron Center, 51-23. Wyoming drew Lakeview, the No. 7 team in the state, for its opponent in the first round of the regionals. Not playing their usual brand of ball the Vikings fell before Lakeview, 50-47. Even though the Vikings scored four more field-goals than Lakeview, they faltered in free throws, making only three, while Lakeview connected with fourteen. Wyoming High School can be proud of the accomplishments of their basketball team. Not only can they be proud of their win and loss record, but also of the teamis sportsmanship throughout the entire campaign. Even though Wyoming's future teams should not do as well as they have in the past, but keep up the school's fine record of clean playing. Wyoming can continue to be proud of its team. Wyoming Opponent Kelloggsville ...... ..... 7 1 42 Grandville .... . 72 49 Lee .............. . 62 46 East ........,....... . 43 46 Rockford ........ . 51 35 Lowell ......... . 64 45 Godwin .......... . 49 42 Grandville ...... . 54 48 Lee .................. . 66 55 East .................... . 51 42 Kelloggsville ...... . 61 56 Rockford ........ . 79 51 Lowell ......... . 66 48 Godwin .............. . 59 58 Byron Center .... . 51 23 Lee ...............,.. ..... T 3 60 Lakeview ........ ........ 4 7 50 64 Left to right. First row: J. Sauivki. L. Frontjes, ,l. Suez-rs. R. Smith, l'. Williams. SUVIIIIZ1 ruu': B. Lem- mink. B. Karsten. B. Koeze. ll. Yanostrum. S. Koeze. Third row: Coavh Wisner. l.. NI:-Nitt. ll, Rosa. B. Delonge. ff. Yanden Berg. R. lleBoer. ll. Berglund. Manager. SECOND TEAM BASKETBALL Although the reserve squads record wasn't as impressive as the varsity's. they had a successful season winning 9 games and losing only 5. Coach Max Wisner did a Hne job in turning a rather green outfit, in the beginning of the season. into a smooth-running team. during the latter part of the season. After getting beaten soundly by East Grand Rapids in the first game. they came back strongly in the second game and upset them. 54-4-6. They were the only team to accomplish this throughout the season and can be very proud of it. Next year Wvyoming will be out to defend its championship for the third straight year and we know that the reserve squad will furnish the varsity with some outstanding material. Wyoming Opponent Kc-lloggsville . 32 31 Crandville ,.,,,,. . 35 29 Lee .........,...... , 43 50 East . .,.....,.. . 22 53 Rockford ...... , 53 23 Lowell ...,... A 69 31 Godwin ......., . 4-l 51 Grandville ..,, , 30 22 Lee .....i....... , -1-0 42 East .............. . 54 46 Kelloggsville .... . 44 45 Rockford ....,. . 56 23 Lowell .,...,. ST 38 Godwin . 56 34 65 Left to right, kneeling: J. Sawicki, L, Frontjes, P. Williams, R. Gibbs, C. Morgan, B. Oom, R. VanKampen, D. Ianousek. Standing: T. Sawicki, D. VanderWall, J. Kremers, K. Snoeyink, R. Van Koevering, A. Apsey, J. Wasmuth, Coach Puvogel. BASEBALL Only three lettermen returned to Coach Joe Puvogel's baseball squad this season. Snoeyink, Oom and Kremers are the returning lettermen with all three sharing the pitching assignments. Apsey, Kremers and Oom are the leading hitters on the present young and inexperienced squad, but improve- ment is evident as the season progresses. This year the team played a double round, playing each team twice. The standings were based on a percentage basis, with rained-out games cancelled and dropped from the schedule. Half way through the season, just before this book went to the publishers the team had a three-win five-loss record. Last year's team hnished in a fifth place tie with Grandville. l952 BASEBALL SCORES WYO. OPP. Godwin . ,...,.... l 11 Lowell ....... ..... 4 7 Rockford ....... ..... 5 4 East ..,.,...... ..... 7 3 Lee ............. ...., 0 4 Crandville ..,... ,.... 5 6 Kelloggsville .... ..... 6 4 Wayland ....... ...,. 8 5 Kelloggsville .. ......... 14- 8 Hudsonville ...,.. ,......,. 1 l 2 66 i Left to right: clmly wiP6lIllt1lll. llorotliy ltr-4-ke-r. Nina liist. Pin liooin. Xlolly Hoop. Liz lletonng. Sl'iX'l'l'l'l"l'l'i The senior sextet is one of our rnosl active musical groups. They have partici- pated in a numher of assvmhlv programs '- and they have also provided special music for local civic and church organizations. Honorable recognition was accortlcrl them in the District and State Vocal Association Festivals, l"l'tl'iSHXI.-XN Qllgtl-t'I'l'1'l' Standing: Vifalt Johnson, Vins ROSt'lltli. liliil Sc-hoonnialwr. Seated: For:-st Rawlings. . 1 v- .lR, HIGH Ql"tH'l'l-fl' ' 'L Nick 'l'in1nwr. Bolt lin:-ll. M-rn Xlol. LFP llykstm Sonic- of our hoys nho enjoy singing togctlier organize-fl tho quartet groups. Both quartvts hafl tht- pleasure of partici- pating in the District and Stat? Vocal Fe-stival at Grand Rapids junior College, to row. M. Nladisnn Treasurer. ll. Praastermk, Bark raw. B. Duncan, Presidentg B. lJeWard. Y. President: C. Oostveen, R. Plasterer. R. Meengs, Hrs. N. Meengs, Ad- visorg K. Bruinix, Secretary. HORIZON CLUB Service, self-improvement, and social-adjustment are terms which spell out the objectives for the Horizon Club. The Vikingettes Horizon Chapter is composed of ten girls. who have come up through Bluebirds and the four ranks of Camp Fire and are now striving to meet the goals of their club. As service they did the dishes after the Athletic banquet, served at the P.T.A. pancake supper and sponsored a tea honoring all Camp Fire and Scout leaders in Wyoming Park. For their social activities they enjoyed a hayride, a slumber party, a Christmas party, and a dinner party held at the Schnitzelbank. They ended this active year with a barbeque beach party at Lake Michigan. E N T E RTA I N M E N T COMMITTEE-Left to FOOD COMMITTEE-Seated: Sharon Oostveen, right, seated: Beverly lJeWard, Betsy Duncan, Mary Dreyer, Roberta Plasterer. Standing: Donna Karen Bruinix, Standing: Nancy Waddell. Praasterink. 50 g QQ fe Q HL ,J 3 1 , fs' , X Q ye . Y S Yi' 1 if :ax 1 N" 1 N V 1 l 1 5 L f 2 ,J XE 'F A qv' in W ' , "kn- ,p , L Q H x I' ii' 1 g X X.- ,., ' .QQ Q ah, 1 i sf K 7 -H. ,, S 1 is 1 4 Q iw 'Q 1 .. sign! x . A s 1' YM 'ff .. A . ' ,F 'K' 'E-la Li Q I 'V . If X I . K Q K 4 , : If A , -, f 3, 'Tw Left zo right, First row: D. Dertien, H. Robinson, F. Geskus, J. DeBoer, R. Smith, M. Ball, R. Machiele, D. Laubach, A. Malmquist, W. Rozema. Second row: W. VerStrate, Mgr., C. Boom, D. Lane, L. Dougherty, L. McNitt, S. Koeze, R. DeBoer, R. Berglund, P. Schulski, T. Frieswyk, J. Gillis, R. VanderWeide, T. Davis, Mgr. Third row: Mr. Wisner, Coach, F. Grimm, D. Koeze, B. Coeling, L. Harrig, R. VanKampen, B. Koeze, F. Rawlings, R. Heyhoer, R. Wind, C. VandenBerg, J. Shay, E. Dominiak. TRACK This yearls track team has shown evidence of improvement in balance over last year's team. Last year's team finished 3rd in the Conference and 3rd in the Regionals. The boys who qualified for the Slate Meet were Ron Smith, Bob Coeling, Dick Dertien, Ron Machiele. Dave Koeze and Don Van Hoeven. Dave Koeze tied for 3rd in the high jump. The team this year has Dave Koeze in high jump, pole vault, high and low hurdles. Dave has constantly made 15 points or more. Morrie Ball is doing well in the 100 and 220 yard dashes and Ron Machiele is showing progress in the broad jump. Frank Grimm. the main mile runner, is this year's captain. The returning lettvermen to the team are Dave Koeze, Frank Grimm, Ed Dominiak, Bob Coeling, Ron Machiele, Morrie Ball, Ron Smith, Dick Dertien, Howard Robinson and Ralph Wind. The future looks bright for next year's team as all these boys will be back. So far this year we have defeated Lee, Rockford, and Lowell in dual meets. We have been beaten by Fast. 1953 TRACK SCORES SCHOOL WYO. OPP. East ....,.....,,. ,..,... 4 6 64 Godwin ....... ....... 4 8 62 Crandville ,...,.. ....,. 5 22 56M Lee .,.......,..... ...... 5 72, 52M Lowell ......... ...... 6 1 49 Rockford ...,...,. ...,.. 6 4M 4-.SM Zeeland ..,,...,.,. ,...... 6 1 49 Kelloggsville ...... ..,.... 6 0 50 af -,gf iifff , 'f Ed Dominiak xIOTTif5 Ball Frank Grimm Bob Coeling Fred Ge-skus Wes Rosema Dave Kovzr Ron NIHCPIICIC Daw lxoezf- Frank Grimm 69 -4-it - ., Q.-ev., fb pa Left to right, kneeling: A. Cort, W. Tazelaar, D. Telder, W. VerStrate, B. Braford, L. Hanline. Standing: B. Lemmink, .l. Groenendyk, K. TenBrink, B. Karsten, G. Lemmink, Coach Engels. TENNIS The 1952 tennis squad had a very successful campaign in the Grand Valley Conference, win- ning five and losing one match to end up in second place in the Valley standings. The Vikings had a well-balanced team which was proven in some of their non-conference matches against highly- rated opponents. Wyoming won the regional team trophy by winning doubles and singles. The Vikings then went on to Kalamazoo to cop the team trophy in the State class C tournaments. Denny Telder won the State singles championship for the second year, and Eugene Lemmink and Wally VerStrate won the State doubles championship. This year's squad has bright prospects for championship in the Valley race with eight returning lettermen, including the state champion. Denny Telder. 1952 TENNIS SCORES SCHOOL WYO. OPP. 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BENGRY REALTOR 2277 Lee Street Phone AR 64641 Best Wishes to The Class of '53 NEHI BOTTLING CO. Makers of Nehi-Par-T-Pak Royal Crown Cola-Beverages 1267 Burton, S.W. Phone 51139 Grand Rapids, Michigan FRY 11015513 GREEN MEADOW DAIRY BAR 1506 Chicago Dr. Phone GL 29009 Which now serves you at The finest in Hamburgs, lce Cream, 1325 Chicago Dr. and 2026 S. Division Sandwiches and Light Lunches Congratulations to the Class of 153 UHET BRUWN -- lllllllll, TElEVlSlllN Sales 8: Service 2323 Lee Street, S.W. Phone AR 6-4-147 Washers - Dryers - Refrigerators - Stoves Compliments Of Crosley Television r Gifts - Devoe Paints - Toys PENNING HARDWARE HCakes for all occasions our specialty" 1408 G,-undyilre Ave' 1509 Grandville Ave. Phone 54288 82 ,vw C0mp'i"'e"'S of Muller-Grocers Baking Co. . , . Chlcs Pamt 8. Hardware Stores In Bread and Cake, Hardware H7 Burton Sf., S.W. Make N0 Mistakes Pvinis 1960 Division Ave., S. There's Good, sewer, and MuLLER's Congratulations Class of '53 MARVEL REFINING C0. 2201 Chicago Drive, S. W. Grand Rapids, Michigan "Service ls Our Motto" Compliments of WYOMING FATHERS' CLUB I "Character and Development Through Athletics" Congmtulatzbm' . . . Class of 1 9 5 3 CARGILL CO. 84


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