1957

One of the teachers Miss Allie Schwartz received many honors this year. She was voted Walworth County's Teacher of the Year. Miss Schwartz was recognized for her fifty-two years of teaching. For many years she taught Mathematics and Social Studies. Later in the year she was honored by the engineering association of the state for the fine mathematics preparation of her students.

In February of '57 the school board requested the airport for the new high school site, and at the March referendum the electors selected the airport site by a 178 - 23 vote. The football team did not have a really successful season with the only win being the important Homecoming game. Led by Captain Allan Friemoth and seniors Bob Gale and Lee Ketterhagenthe team defeated Burlington 6- 0. During the winter basketball season the "Moms" were honored at one of the games.

The senior class play was "Our Hearts Were Young and Gay" with leads performed by Joy Shoup and Glary Swoboda. Jean Carmody directed the play. Saddle shoes were the "in" thing. The Bowling Club was very active. The vocal music department had a busy year beginning with "A singing Christmas card" presentation by the Junior and Senior High School and directed by Marianne Khulow. The Operetta "Lowland Sea" was the spring event with solos by Bill Pavelchick, Ken Schwall, Caryl Bower, and Glory Swoboda. The seniors even sponsored a talent show. The Year's Mass Chorus was held at East Troy. There were 240 singers from fifteen high schools. The guest conductor was Edgar Turrentine from Lawrence University. Seventeen East Troy vocalists were selected for this event.

The senior class trip was to Detroit and Windsorl, Ontario from May 5-8. The graduation motto was "Ourselves the Future Lies." Class Salutation was David Stute and Valedictorian was Kathleen Byrnes.

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