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Page 9 text:
The summer passed quickly. The fall of 1958 brought an in-
creased number of freshmen to KCC. Registration with all its
problems occupied the greater part of the first week of school.
When classes began, the lounge became a favorite spot for re-
laxation between classes. The college crest in the center of the
lounge floor became forbidden territory to the freshmen, but
when the two-Week period was up and the Braves and Yankees
battled for the crown, the crest as well as the floor was barely
discernable under the chairs placed in the best possible position
for watching TV.
W ' ve' if
UPPER LEFT: Mr. Leimer gives
assistance to registrants.
ABOVE: The most sacred spot in
BELOW: The student lounge during
the World Series.
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Page 8 text:
YEAR E DS,
The end of the 1958 school year seemed to come quicker
than anyone anticipated. The first harbinger of the end was the
ment night was June 6. Jerry Krebill was selected as the 1958
speaker. For Jerry and the other members of the graduating
class this night brought to a close two years of study and ac-
tivity at KCC but opened to them the choice of further education
or job opportunities.
The 1957-58 school year meant many things to many people,
but KCC students will not forget the first Iowa junior college
basketball championship brought home by Coach Lou Schmadeke
and the Komets. The Komets were not alone in bringing home
victories, the tennis and golf teams carried off top honors as
The year did not belong to the athletic department entirely.
The college drama group, the Masquers, presented their first
full length play, "Bernardine,"in the spring. Delta Psi Omega,
a national dramatics fraternity, had its inception in the spring
of 1958 during which members were pledged in Rand Park at an
On March 18 the college chorus represented KCC at the an-
nual junior college music festival in Clarinda. No awards were
given. The KCC chorus enjoyed the opportunity to sing in a
massed chorus of 500 voices.
The speech activities group represented KCC at the state
speech festival at Mason City in April. Two students, Don He-
witt and Max Hopkins, received outstanding ratings.
And so the school year ended,
ABOVE: .lcrry Krc-bill, 1958 comiriencernent speaker. BELOVV: Kiwanis Club presents sweaters to
KCC's loxxa junior college basketball champs. LEFT TO RIGHT: D. Francies, C. Risser, M. Doyle,
J. Krtrbill, Dvan McKinstry, Coach Schmadeke. KNEELING: D. Staggs.
all-college picnic. The honors banquet was June 3, commence-
Page 10 text:
CLUB HOLIDAY ANNUAL YULE EVENT
"Club Holiday," KCC's oldest traditional
social event was held on December 27 in the
The Cafeteria was transformed into a ball-
room with the skillful use of false walls and
traditional Christmas decorations. A wide stair
way led from the dance floor to a balcony where
tables were arranged along the sides of the
stage. At the opposite end of the dance floor the
orchestra was seated.
The dance offered an opportunity for friends
and Classmates who have moved away to visit
with KCC students and faculty members.
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