Brookings High School - Bobcat Yearbook (Brookings, SD)

 - Class of 1941

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f. "WW K . Q A :B ,, mf '2 5 ,J W -. ff ' O , D , 'F WWQ, LZ, E K I " 1W"?flhK fr' , I is ill-,N ivlv nnunmg" X "s, 1 K, r cv Z Squad Travels Far, Debates Often . Sixty-two students, coached by Mr. Dwyte T. Wilson, participated in twenty-four extemporaneous speak- ing contests, eight oratorical meets. six rounds of panel discussion, twelve contests of poetry and manuscript reading, and nearly 200 debates. BHS won the sweepstakes trophy in the Volga Speech Jamboree, fifth among the nineteen schools in the Mid-West Speech Festival held here, and second in the Tri-State Novice meet at Madison. Other meets at- tended during the year included Ver- million, Watertown, Arlington, Madi- son, Sioux Falls, Worthington and Pipestone, Minn., Gustavus Adolphus at St. Peter, Minn., and Webster. Doris Schilling, Mark Minier, Vern Martin and Stanley Brackenwagen won the Tri-State tourney at Mitchell and placed second in the Divisional. , L at NM. .. i,.. " L '- " L -4 U D' W M . fb., W 5 10 Mob 0 t C 2 - .,' jfft. x7-. . I, V 0. . ,fb e A . ,f L - . v A A T PX- .af-' f-X X ,D x V Left to right: Back row-Rice, Martin, Mr. Wilson. Second row-Brackenwagon, Harper, Deane, Graham, Fromke, Thorson. Front row-Gentle, Schilling, Wiley, Pit- tenger, Minier. Upper inset: Back row- Stratton, Smith. Second row--Pederson. Brown, Moriarty, Wagner, Jensen. Front row-Willey, Peterson, Watson, LaRivierc. Lower inset-Sorenson. Right inset: Back row-Mr. Wilson, Brackenwagen, Martin, Minier. Front row-Gentle, Fromke. In original oratory, Mark Minicr placed Hrst at the Divisional tourna- ment and third at the Big Eight in Yankton. In the first twenty-nine de- cision debates, Brookings teams won twenty-two and lost seven. The freshman teams, numbering fourteen debaters, coached by Miss Eleanor Page, won the Novice tour- nament held at Brookings, January 11. 13

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R X S V girl? - 117 s.-- ,Q I ,,,. + 'L , W tc K 4 ,-. X . r 17 S ...fe -ff fe E f -- I., ygggf. , S f V xxx ,. - -1 'uw' - Y -, - f N A .. 'x fy' -Lx Cogs in the 1950 Business Wheel . i "Ready for dictation," "Sixty words per minute perfect"-these phrases are often heard by everyone taking commercial Work. Beginning typing is taken by Jun- iors and Seniors. The work covered in this course includes writing letters, outlines, tabulations, and other things of personal use to an individual. Students who take the second year of typing and shorthand are members of the secretarial practice class. In addition to transcription Work, they have practice in filing, mimeograph- ing, and general office duties. The course in bookkeeping is val- uable in many ways. It furnishes foundation for advanced commercial work and is of great practical value to those who Wish to use bookkeeping personally. 12 Back row-Hanson, Willey, Lindstrom, Rice. Third row-Ulbrich, Ivers, Schilling. Second row-Carlson, Hill, Grommersch. First row-Harvey, Maher, Shanley. Upper inset-Anderson, Dokken. Lower inset- Stenstavold, Sprague, Thayer. General business is a foundation course for all commercial work. This course offers information for success- ful business management. Two other subjects in the depart- ment are commercial law and com- mercial arithmetic Which deal with the fundamentals of business law and practical arithmetic. The instructors in the Commercial department are: Miss Paulsen-Typ- ing I, Shorthand I, Secretarial Prac- tice, Mr. Zick-Typing I, Bookkeep- ing, General Business, Mr. Lynott- Commercial Arithmetic, Commercial Law. Ba, 520 CM 5949

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-Na. 3-xg, S--w e . .... lm' LQ'-H H 'L 'af M ilf ' - X O - Q N- ,aio -- , Nviiiy Y -KH -X N X, With Alpha Zeta Banners to Spare l National recognition and with it a cash prize of 815.00 for being the most active Chapter in the State was awarded the Brookings Chapter of FFA with a membership of seventy boys. Awarding of this merit was based upon achievements in super- vised farming, community work, leadership, scholarship, and recrea- tional activities. The most important activities accomplished by the Chap- ter members were: Father-Son mixer, Senior Camping week in Black Hills, Sioux Falls day for underclassmen, winning the Alpha Zeta Banner, co- operation with the Crop Improve- ment Association, the Invitational Livestock Judging School, and the growing of purebred stock. An American Farmer degree, which is the highest attainment for an FFA boy, was awarded to Hugh Barnett during the national convention at 14 Left to right: Standing - D. Apland, Adams, R. Wagner, R. Olson, Eikum, Hink- ley, Townsend, S. Heslop, H. Ruedebusch, Garrison, M. Olson, D. Wagner, Thomsen, M. Johnston, R. Ruedebusch, J. McKelvey, C. Kellogg, K. Huchendorf, H. Mills, V. Maher L. Telkamp. Second row-Evenson, R. Apland, C. Heslop, Reeter, R. Wagner, Akkerman, Risch, Duff, Searls, Walker, D. Johnson, Schlobohm, Mr. Daniel. Front row-Sanderson, Persinger, N. Telkamp, Otteson, Fuerstenau, Ahern, Van Beek, Sutton, Even, Berge, Bortnem, O. Sundal, Langner, I. Sundal, Tate. Kansas City, Missouri. Attending with Hugh were Robert Peterson, Percy Sutton and Marion Johnston. Officers for the past year were: Presi- dent, Joe Bergeg vice president, Robert Peterson, secretary, Donald Ahern, treas- urer, Percy Sutton, reporter, Orin Sundali adviser, E. J. Daniel. State Farmer Degrees: Joe Berge, Donald Ahern, and James McKelvey. BJ Q30 CM X94 Q

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