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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.
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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
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Cogs in the 1950 Business Wheel .
"Ready for dictation," "Sixty words
per minute perfect"-these phrases
are often heard by everyone taking
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
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
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
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With Alpha Zeta Banners to Spare
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
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.
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