Class of 1953
Updated May 2013
19 Hemingford High 53
Student and Faculty Highlights of the Year
This page features athletic records, officers, themes, important numbers, important happenings, and other educational information from the year in question. It provides a quick and ready resource for Bobcat Grads and families!
National Honor Society Members
Hazel Armstrong, Sandra Ball, Margaret Danbom, Beulah Glassmeyer, Ellen Squibb, Eileen Varilek, and Phyllis Wismiller
The forty-one member HHS Band was directed by Harry McNees. Band Captain was Kay Doyle; Drum Major was also Kay Doyle; Mascot was Mary Jane Planansky; and Twirlers were Shirley Langston, Lynn Ustohol, and Judy Caha. The Boy’s Chorus had twenty members, while the Girl’s Chorus had thirty-five members.
Senior Class Play
The Bobcats won ballgames over Chadron Prep (19-12); Morrill (18-0); and Crawford (12-0). Losses were to Chappell (0-26); Gordon (0-6); Rushville (0-34); Minatare (0-6), and Hay Springs (0-19). Team Captains were Don Osborn and Dallas Walla for the twenty-one players.
Coach Lawrence had sixteen players out including seniors Jack Weyland, Gary Heeren, Kenny Langston, Claren Shetler, and LeRoy Wyland.
Pep Club and Cheerleading
Mrs. Johnson was the sponsor for the Pep Club and the Cheerleaders. Maragret Danbom, Myrna Langston, Loretta Lliteras, and Phyliss Wismiller were the cheerleaders
Letterman’s Club President Chuck Wood, Vice President Gary Schindler, and Secretary Darrell Kohrman led the boys in many activities. Members included Allen Powell, Bill Herbaugh, Gary Wax, Bob Duncan, Bert Glass, Larry Riggs, Romaine Maiefski, Joe Timblin, Don Osborn, Claren Shetler, Schindler, Gary Heeren, Bob Jensen, LeRoy Wyland, Wood, David Gasseling, Kohrman, Alfred Dicky, Dallas Walla, Dale Sampy, Richard Elliot, Kenneth Langston, jack Gasseling, and Gene Fosket. Faculty Sponsor was Bud Lawrence.
Mr. Scott sponsored the group, which consisted of Dean Schneider, John Ward, Kenneth Langston, Jack Gasseling, Don Osborn, Evan Basse, Richard Elliot, and LeRoy Wyland.
Editor was Phyllis Wismiller; Business Manager was Don Osborn; Sales Manager was Gary Heeren; Basketball Editor was LeRoy Wyland; Track Editor was Claren Shetler; and Football Editor was Dallas Walla.
Se-Co Club, Dramatics Club, and National Honor Society
Queen was Margaret Danbom, attended by Kay Doyle
Attendants – Claren Shetler, Dallas Walla and LeRoy
Senior Class Members
Hazel Armstrong, Sandra Ball, Evan Basse, Bonnie Bergfield, Margaret Danbom, Kay Doyle, Richard Elliot, Jack Gasseling, Beulah Glassmeyer, Gary Heeren, Martha Keane, Ronald Keefer, Kenneth Langston, Marvin Mundt, Donald Osborn, Dean Schneider, Claren Shetler, Ellen Squibb, Eileen Varilek, LeLagene Votruba, John Ward, Dallas Walla, LaVonne Whelen, Phyliss Wismiller, and LeRoy Wyland
Senior Class Officers
President – Dallas Walla; VP – Claren Shetler; Secretary - Kay Doyle; Treasurer – Beulah Glassmeyer
Senior Class Motto
”We have crossed the foothills, yonder lie the mountains”
Mr. Fred Lawrence, sponsor and coach.
Fred Lawrence, Harry McNees, Louise Hambley, Virginia Reed, Raymond Scott, Fred Petersen, Mildred Lawrenz, Lavern Fentress
Advertisers of 1953
Hagemeister’s Grain Elevator
Farmer’s Union Co-op Oil
Guardian State Bank
Burney Brothers Implement
Alliance National Bank
Hemingford Lumber Co.
Bank of Hemingford
Farmer’s Union Grocery
Reindl Standard Service
State Refining Co.
Rosenberger’s Farm and Auto
Arrow Freight Lines
National Farm Loans
Ray and Urig Implement
Wood’s Sewing machine Store
Bix’s Office Supply
Red and White Grocery
Pete’s Army Store
Chevron Service Station
Home Lumber and Coal
Triangle Service Station
The Flower Nook
White’s Liquor Store
Silver Line Salvage
Hydro Gas Inc.
Sep 30, 2009
|I see there was a name of Kay Doyle. do you know of her, if she is still around. or any family of Doyles, im doing family history.. thanks Richard Kavanagh|