Pekin High School - Pekinian Yearbook (Pekin, IL)

 - Class of 1942

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Page 6 SENIOR EDITION Mary Ambrose Did I ever tell you the one about? Band, Girls' Club, "Montana," Girl Reserves, A Cappella Choir. Louise Anderson Tiny, but she'd never go unnoticed in a crowd. Band, G.A.A. Adolph Andreoni He played not to the grandstand. Basketball, Football, Movie Operator, Sec'y Treas. of Soph. Class. Art Apfel Never trouble trouble until trouble troubles you. Pekinois Staff, Football, Movie Operator, Sec'y-Treas. of Soph. A class. Lois Arnold Hair of copper, heart of gold. Pekinois Staff, Pres, of Jr. B class. Student Council, G.A.A., Girls' Club, Tennis, Hall Cadet, Usher, Girl Reserves. Roy Athey "Anchors Aweigh, My Boys." Basketball Captain. James Backes Grunt and groaner. Loraine Bailey A helping hand she'd always lend. Quill and Scroll, Debate, Pekinois Staff, Pres, of Sr. B clqss. Student Council, G.A.A., Girls' Cu tx French Club, National Honor Society $£c y-Treas. of Soph. B class. Editor of The Pekinois, Les Enfants, American, ' ' 'tv Legion Award, Girl Reserves, Variety Show '41, "Tish," Frosh-Soph. Chorus. Betty Bakeis Vogue's model enthroned in our midst. G.A.A., Girls' Club, "Maritana," Variety Show. Jim Baker More sense in the head than in the pocket. Pekinois Staff, Movie Operator. Bob Beckman Silence is true wisdom's best reply. Hall Cadet. Jim Beebe Subtle wit is a fine asset. Hall Cadet. , • r vco -; ,

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Page 5 SENIOR EDITION TORCH OF KNOWLEDGE HIGHLIGHTS NATIONAL HONOR INDUCTION In 1925, when Mr. R. V. Lindsey was princ'pal, a charter was presented to Pekin high school by the National Honor Society. Twelve pupils were honored with membership that year and since that time, 129 boys and 240 girls have been elected. This year Pekin Chapter Number 305 selected 25 girls and 9 boys. New members from the class of 1942 are: Marilyn Belville, Emma Bollegar, lla Mae Brown, Jane Bryan, Vernon Campbell, Walter Cannon, Mary Ellen Champion, Janice Cooper, Charlesa Cramer, Mary Galbraith, Allegro Gulon, Robert Herget, Elmore Kellor, Thomas Loomis, William Mattheesson, Mildred McClain, Jean Myer, Pauline Rinaldo, Shirley Robinson, Jean Rogers, Dorothy Rohrs, Erlene Schappaugh, Robert Stallings, Rex Steinke, Margaret Betty Trainor, Betty Waechter, Lois Wainright, and Agnes Young. Members of the 1943 class elected are Norma Cooper, La Verna Eschmeyer, Margaret Flynn, Carolyn Jurgens, Virgil Romans, and Mary Stowe. Elected last year from the class of 1942 were Loraine Bailey, Bruce Brisendine, Robert Heckman, Adeline McDaniels, Kenneth Miller, Hazel Perkins, Mary Alice Ren-fer, Lois Splittgerber and Mary Ellen Thomas. When the constitution was drawn up by the committee, scholarship seemed too narrow a recommendation, so the committee fixed character, leadership, scholarship, and service as the fundamental virtues most useful to society. It is not the record of one year nor the opinion of one teacher that determines the election; but is the record from the first day to the day of the election. The program of the formal initiation service in chapel on May 19 began with Kenneth Miller introducing Mary Ellen Thomas who talked on the history of the National Honor Society. Character, Service, Leadership, and Scholarship were evaluated by Mary Alice Renfer, Robert Heckman, Bruce Brisendine and Loraine Bailey. Principal A. G. Haussler presented the pins to the 34 newly elected members. As we seniors pass through the halls of PCHS for the last time, I would like to say that we hove had the privilege of attending one of the finest schools in the finest country in the world. Let us always cherish that memory and in the future, do everything to preserve that school and that country. To the entire student body and faculty. I would like to offer my sincere thanks for the splendid support and cooperation given me during the past year. This past year was not an ordinary one. It was the first year in which our country has been in the war. We have organized the Junior Red Cross which is doing much to aid the war effort. Everyone is bringing paper and many boys are building model airplanes. We have had to make many sacrifices and we will have to make many more before the war is over, but in true PCHS spirit, we will "Keep 'em Flying." Bob Herget Student Council President

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Page 7 SENIOR EDITION Helen Bell A piano player she'll be and win his heart with melody. Pekinois, Staff, Girls' Club, French Club, "Maritana," "The Firefly," A Capella Choir, Variety Show. Marilyn Belville When she speaks, she says something. Student Council, Girls' Club, Library Cadet, Girl Reserves. Jeannette Bramlage Vim, vigor, and vitality enrich this personality. Bruce Brisendine How strong an influence works in well-placed words. Forensic, Debate, Band, National Honor Society, Boys' Club, Talent Staff, Orchestra, Variety Show. Nola Jean Brooking Norma Besson A future ballerina of the Ballet Russe. "Spring Dance," "Rhapsody in Black." A miniature Elsa Maxwell—her parties, just right. Pekinois Staff, Girls' Club, Hall Cadet, Girl Reserves, A Capella Choir, "The Firefly," "Maritana," "Mikado," "H.M.S. Pinafore," Library Cadet, Variety Show. Virginia Bishop A friend in need is a friend, indeed. Pekinois Staff, Hall Cadet, Lbrary Cadet, Girl Reserves, A Cappella Choir. Emma Mae Boi’egar She ought to be a manicurist. She files. Girls' Club, Library Cadet. Bob Bowlby Iron man of baseball. Thespian, Baseball Cap'ain '41, Hall Cadet, Talent Staff. Bill Brooks Principal character from the book "Freckles." Thespian, Track. Carol Brown As modern as the B-19. Thespian, G.A.A., Girls' Club, French Club, Cheerleader, Girl Reserves, Les Enfants. Ila Mae Brown There is no substitute for hard work. Student Council, Girls' Club, Hall Cadet, Girl Reserves.

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