We, the staff of 1955, have looked not
be reached-an ambition
better Annual. Through the hard work of all
Because of the enthusiastic
had lots of fun and
of this Kinkaidian lie the results of close
have achieved this
this edition of the Annual
and the results of lessons well
find that this is
MR. W. J. GOLDSTON
MR. ISAAC ARNOLD
MR. JOHN W. MECOM
MR. H. M. CROSSWELL, JR.
MRS. FRANK C. GUTHRIE
MR. PAUL E. TAFT
MR. JAMES A.
MR. J. W. HERSHEY
MR. W. B. TRAMMELL
MRS. W. J. KINKAID fOUNDER
KINKAID GROWS WITH HOUSTON Kinkaid's
KINKAID At the insistence of friends and
bors, Mrs. home
the first Field has 6
of the Administration
of Rice Institute
the first cargo vessel
arid the S. S.
held. First student
her little school
this year and in the ten years to
follow, Mrs. Kinkaid more
part of the site of
ago, and the land is
of the old YMCA at
YMCA outgrew this
approximately 60,000, occupied
Mrs. Kinkaid added her first teacher,
of Houston with
of less than 15 square miles. The Houston
Kinkaid started in her
San Jacinto St.
growth and progress parallels that of Houston.
published. The tenth
Houston had become the third
U. S. port. The eleventh was now a
college preparatory school.
in the midst of
ranked first in the South and nation in
Mellie as was
ished, and Houston Oil World
low because of recent de足
published. SUSAN HILLEBRANDT
DAVID ORR :
Picture Chairman ____
JOHN GILBERT W riting
JOHN COOPER MARY ANN GAY
SUSAN HILLEBRANDT KAY KETELSEN STEVE GRIGORY
LORRIE GOSE GEORGE MURRAY SUZANNE CHINN
will remember her "I
believe you can,
As members of the
largest class to graduate from Kinkaid, you have benefited strengths which were built into the school during the years of Mrs. Kinkaid's devoted leadership. You have been prepared for the important college years ahead, and for the adult years which you will live as citizens in your community and your nation. You are now becoming a part of an alumni group which has contributed much to the leadership of Houston, and are assuming a responsibility to lead and to serve. Because you have experienced much of the recent growth of Kinkaid, and under足 stand its needs, we invite you, in your new role of leadership and service, to give your advice and help in the preparation for Kinkaid's second half-century. Your ideas, energy, and enthusiasm are needed in supporting Kinkaid's new building from the
hope that together we shall campus by 1956, anniversary year.
extend to you the
JOHN H. COOPER
CARL E. REED
Principal Mr. Reed's sociability engenders a friendliness the school. His "hustle, hustle" gets us to class and the confidence of his voise as he tells us "we'll take care of it" encourages us to tackle next year's tasks.
Lindsay-the smiling lady, who always to our problems, big or small, us helps through our problems by making
stops and listens and that
English class we frequently discover how confusing we can be to one another. In
write--fluently and intelligibly and to share through literature experience and imagination-these are the worthy objectives of the four years of English required of every Kinkaid graduate. Supplementing this basic program are classes in speech, which are correlated with dramatic performance, in reading which provide specialized instruction in all phases of reading skills. read,
the riches of man's
"Ah, the mysteries of things quadratic!" (Phrased by Mrs. Hooks
recognizes the importance of quantitative thinking in everyday life-not only engineer but for the housewife or clubwoman as well. And so, for more than a generation an outstanding feature of Kinkaid's college preparatory program has been the training provided in mathematics. All students take at least two courses in this subject and the majority are enrolled for three or four years. In the matheÂ for the
practical An recent
science clubs the interested student may explore the fields of calculus application and research in the fields of electricity and electronics.
skill of the
is that of mechanical
the Kinkaid curriculum which is
ably taught by
History tells Things have
Every tools of
enroll in two of the four basic courses;
the pros and
based upon which
good citizenship; knowledge
and of its form of
and social argu足
of the past will make the
wonders and mysteries in the world around is
developed through four basic courses: general science, biology, chemistry, and phyÂ sics. These are supplemented in alternate years by instruction in earth science and psychology. For those with special science aptitudes the lab door is never closed-the us
objective-training for tomorrow's through the free exploration of the
Courses in Give
French and Latin
Beginning with the guage study. Through experience
the Kinkaid student has
foreign lan足 gain deeper understanding English, a valuable a useful tool of communication, and, because it systematic learning, mentality of a people, a basis for understanding another people or it he may
speak-To sing-To be at ease before an audience-to learn something of drama and music through participation-to share the pleasures which accompany dramatic or musical production-These are objectives of the school's growing music To
and drama programs.
be called the "hub" of
library might aptly
those who need
and students alike have taken
material, but also best seller lists, bums and
Because patrons keen interest in
received much strong
have much fine reference
collection of record al足
Several years ago Mr.
part of the
instituted the Book Fair which is held
each Fall. We look forward to the occasion be足 cause
the finest of the terial and in
purchase reading rna足
doing enlarge library.
CLASS OffICERS President Vice President
MARGARET KIRKHAM SUSAN HILLEBRANDT DAVID ORR
JUNE AMERMAN 'J une,
Kinkaid in the seventh grade, is
seniors. Her pep and enthusiasm has made her a good cheerleader for the past two years. Bas足 ketball is June's favorite sport and outstanding ability as a forward has earned her several varsity letters and an
award for all tournament player. The University of Texas will claim June next year where, she plans t.o major in Elementary Education.
SUSAN BAILEY Sue has been a very pretty part of Kinkaid' since' she four years ago. Admired for her charm and poise, she is talented in modeling-one of her favorite pastimes. She loves to have fun (anything for laughs!) and she is fond of all forms of spectator sports, especially football. We know that Finch College will be getting a girl with came
George is the outstanding scientist of the senior class. Ask him what he likes besides science and he')) answer, "What else is there?" An enthusiastic member of the science club, he received honorable mention in December of 1954 from the Junior Academy of Science for his con足 struction of a mechanical "brain." George, who plans to major in Nuclear Physics at Rice Institute, is undoubtedly a
GEORGE BIRKS Since George entered Kinkaid in his sophomore year he has been well-known for his friendly personality. He likes sports very very much and has lettered in football and baseball. He also likes' plays and operettas and has been in many of them. This year he is a member of Boys' Cho足 rus Club. Fun and parties occupy a lot of his time outside of school. Next year he plans to major in Geology at Stanford
will be proud
have "known when."
LYNDA BRADY Lynda brought her ality to Kinkaid two
smile and her
pleasing person足 very interesting person to know for she has visited many places in the U. S. and is a firm believer that people learn more from travel than from books. (Pretty fine philosophy-we think!) Lynda loves to sail, and she spends most of her spare time boating at the Bay. She will surely be a favor足 ite at college next year where she plans to major in art. cute
BOB BRIEN Bob entered Kinkaid at mid-term of his sophomore year and has been a big part of school life ever since. He likes sports and he has lettered in football and played "B" team basketball. Although he studies hard and makes good grades, outside of school he is the life of the party. He is the Senior Class President and a member of Boys' Chorus
Club. He plans
in Medicine at
CHARLIE BROWN Charlie 'entered Kinkaid's doors in his junior year. Since then he has been known for his friendly personality and for his ability at sports. He has lettered in football, bas足 ketball, and baseball. He has been a member of the dra足 matics and the boys' chorus club and has 'been in the .
operetta. This year he is Student Council representative for the senior class. He will major in dentistry at Rice or Texas Tech.
BOB BURGDORFF Bob can usually be found "goofing off" or eating since these are his favorite pastimes. He likes all sports and has made an outstanding record in football, basketball and baseball. Bob, the class clown, has a great sense of humor and his practical jokes will live as long as Kinkaid does. Last year he was chosen president of the Junior Class. The University of Houston will certainly be getting a swell all 'round guy next year.
FLO BURRIS Flo's enthusiasm and dependability have made her a welcome supporter of all school activities and her love of fun has made her a favorite outside the class room. Her extracurricular activities include water sports and "any足 thing for laughs." Although full of fun, she is an outstand足 ing student and has received numerous awards for scholar足 ship. Next year Flo will be attending either Sweetbriar or the University of Texas where she will major in Interior
SUZANNE CHINN Kinkaidian for many years. She is sports and she likes nothing more than to go horseback riding. She also likes modeling and has been an enthusiastic member of the Poise Club the Annual Club. Next as well as a helpful worker in year she will major in Fashion Merchandising at the Uni足 Suzanne has been
especially fond of outdoor
versity of Texas.
GEORGE CLARABUT George entered Kinkaid's doors as a sophomore-he's been the sophomore idol ever since. He loves sports, espe足 cially football, baseball, basketball and fishing. As a jun足 ior one of the tri-captains of the football team. He has been a member of the Boys' Chorus, Red Cross and Riflery Clubs. He plans to major in engineering at Texas Univer足 sity.
JOHN COOPER to Kinkaid as a freshman. He is ready and tackle any task-and do a good job of it be足 sides! Known for his quiet wit and tremendous sense of humor, he is both considerate and fun-loving. Though John is a very fine student, he enjoys nothing more than
loafing and taking it easy. Next year he plans to go East to college where he will be a fine addition to the "Ivy League."
Tommy came to Kinkaid in the sixth grade. A lover of all sports, he has lettered in basketball, and being captain of the team for two years, he has made an outstanding record in football.
Tommy, a hard worker, will tackle the toughest of problems as long as he doesn't have to memo足 rize anything! As a junior he was elected treasurer of the class. Tommy will attend U.M.I. next year where he will
in Liberal Arts.
DAVID DYKE David, who has been here
since his freshman year is one ardent sportsmen for he. has lettered in base足 ball, basketball, and football. He has a wonderful sense of humor, which makes him fun to be with, and his handy ability to act-who but Dave could read a 500 word theme from a blank piece of paper? ?-makes him envied by his
friends. He has been a member of the Art Club and the Boys' Chorus Club, and has been in several operettas. Texas University will be David's future school where he will major in Geology.
VERNON FROST a newcomer to Kinkaid this year. He has be favorite because of his friendly smile and his love of good times. On week ends he can usually be found speeding to the Bay in his yellow convertible for an after noon of water skiing. Vernon's ranch parties are fabulous for he is an excellent host. Next year he will go to S.M.U.
MARY ANN GAY Ann carne to Kinkaid as a sophomore. She has welcome addition to school activities through her art work '(posters for all occasions) and through her journ alism (correspondent for the Teen Page of the Houston
Chronicle.) She loves all sports, especially hunting and basketball and she has been a member of the varsity vol team. Mary Ann is loads of fun and she is a favor all kinds of parties. Collecting stuffed animals and, making her own clothes are her after school "time wast ers." We will miss Mary Ann next year when she is away
know he will attain
PAT GAYMAN Pat came to Kinkaid three years ago. His quick wit and his ability to keep smiling no matter what, make him fun to be with. Interested in engineering, he has been an ar dent member of the science club. Talented in oratory as well as in dramatics, Pat was a competitor in the "I Speak for Democracy" contest for two years and a mem ber of the chorus in the operetta "Pirates of Penzance." In his spare time-when he has some-he enjoys relaxing with a good history book. Next year Pat will attend Loui siana State University where he will major in Petroleum Engineering and Geology.
JOHN GILBERT John came to Kinkaid as a junior from Oklahoma. He has impressed us greatly as the strong silent type-re member him as "Superman" on initiation? His willingnessz to take any task has made him a favorite participant in all sch� activities. We like to think of John .roaring to Roulande's in his Mercury with his ear drum splitting "duals" going full blast. John, who is one of our most likeable seniors will stay in Houston next year and attend Rice.
JUDY GILL Judy, the "Little Yank" of the senior class, is talented in many fields. She is known for her fine art work as well as her dramatic ability. We will long remember her excell足 ent portrayal of "Katherine" in The Taming of the Shrew. Judy is fond of all sports and has been a top forward on the varsity basketball team for two years. This year she has been a Co-Captain of the Basketball team. She has
served the senior class as Student Council representative. Her varied talents and enthusiasm will make Judy a wel足 come addition to the Art Department of Northwestern
NANCY GOLDSTON Because "Nanc" bubbles over with fun and mischief, she has made many friends during her eleven years at Kin足 kaid. An excellent rider, Nancy has shown her horses in many shows in and out of the state. At' her summer home in Montana, speed boating and water skiing occupy most of her time. During the school year, Nancy's house is a favorite gathering place for the whole high school-we'll never forget her wonderful Saturday night parties Next year Nancy plans to attend Montana University. .
LORRIE CaSE One of the most fun loving girls in the class is "petite" Lorrie Cose, During her three years at Kinkaid she has been one of the most friendly members of our class. Her Chevrolet Belaire with all the people hanging out the side a familiar sight to all Kinkaidians. Her favorite activity is "skipping lunch" and pestering Mrs. Shrechengaust. Lor足 rie plans to enter Sophie Newcomb where she wiU study Medicine. is
STEVE CRIGORY Since Steve came to Kinkaid as a sophomore, he has been ready, willing, and able to give his best to any job put before him, whether it was washing the doors for the or collecting mistletoe for the dance. Ver揃 satile in sports, he likes football, tumbling, and swimming. Steve's idea of the perfect afternoon would be a good ar足 gument followed by a good comic book-he's a connois足
of both! We think Steve will be a favorite at Rice year because though he's little in frame, he's oh so in heart .
GLEN HARPER Glen came to Kinkaid as a sophomore. His white scarf and "ducks" are his trademarks, and "bop" is his favorite form of locomotion. Friendly, easy going Glen is afraid of nothing-unless it's a history test (the mere mention of which throws him into a slow panic). His favorite pastimes are sleeping, swimming, and having fun with his friends. Next year will find Glen at the University of Texas where he will major in Geographical Exploration.
CHARLES HARTER Charlie, the "baby terror of Ford's English -class," is one loving boys in school, and parties top his list of favorites. Anyone in need of "bop" recerds goes to Charlie, for he owns nearly every "platter" ever recorded. of the most fun
talk his way in-and out-of
along. Zipping around in his little brown Chevy, Charlie is always ready for a drag. He plans to go to the Univer足 sity of Texas where as
he has made here.
know he will make
SARAH HEDLEY Sarah,
of the peppiest and most school-spirited mem足 class came to Kinkaid in the fifth grade. She is fond of all sports and has been a member of the varsity basketball and volleyball teams, We all remember Sarah as one of the most enthusiastic cheerleaders Kinkaid has ever had-even if she never did quite master the cartwheel! She loves parties, and has a barrel of fun whether the oc足 casion is a hayride or a formal dance, Next .fall Sarah will attend Stephens College where she' will major in art, bers of
JOE HERNDON Joe entered Kinkaid as a sophomore, An easy-going, friendly senior, his favorite "time wasters" are boats, cars, parties, and girls. He has been active in school projects and has had a leading role in both an operetta and a play. We will miss Joe's little blue Plymouth next year while he's away
SUSANHILLEBRANDT came to Kinkaid in the first grade, is one of busiest seniors. Talented in writing, she, is editor of the "Falcon," and has also found time to contribute to the Kinkaidian. Interested in dramatics, Susie has taken part either backstage or onstage in most of the school produc足 tions. She likes all sports-especially tennis and basketball, and she has played in many tournaments. Susie is presi足 dent of the Red Cross at school and the secretary of the senior class. She hopes to go. East to college where she will major in Creative Writing or Journalism.
SUE HOUSTOUN "Su Su" has been at Kinkaid for ten years. She is a favorite because she is always ready for fun and good times. For the past two years, she has been an outstanding guard on the varsity basketball team. We'll never forget Sue's fantastic tales about Yankee land and the fun she's had in the "Ivy League." What will Kiakaid do without her little green Chevy next year, when Sue goes to
JIM HOWARD Jim
spent his time How Jim can
in his sophomore year. He has the football field and the golf course.
cut so many classes and make such good grades is a mystery to his friends. Known for his "easy to get along with" manner, Jim enjoys life to the utmost. Among his likes are girls, sports, and parties. We know that Jim's shy smile and rare sense of humor will make him popular at the University of Texas next fall.
PATSY KEANE Patsy, the spark of the senior class, came to Kinkaid as sophomore. Wherever enthusiasm and energy were need足 ed, Patsy was there to supply them. Whether it was raising money for the Red Cross or selling tickets to a dance, the success of the project was assured if she was behind it. Patsy was a cheerleader for two years, but her accomplish. ments did not end there, for she had leading parts in two plays as well-remember her as "Emily" in Our Hearts Were Young and Gay? Next year, Patsy plans to go to a
Kinkaid in her
Kay has been
member of dance, annual, journalism, and riflery clubs. Everyone knows Kay for the quotation "better late than never." (Every once in awqile she will tell you how they did something "up in Shreveport" where she goes every a
summer.) Kay plans to enter Sophie Newcomb or Uni足 versity of Colorado next year. We know she needs no help to success for she has already gained it by her true, true friendship and genuine thoughtfulness for everyone.
Smiling, happy and full of fun-that's Maggie. Talented outstanding in so many fields, Margaret has been a hard worker on the annual staff, a dependable contributor to all school activities, and a popular stand-by on the var足 sity basketball team of which she is now co-captain. She and
likes water-frozen or otherwise-and loves to ice sail, and swim. Admired for her friendliness and to get things done, she was elected vice senior class. Next year will find Maggie .
she will certainly be
president of the at
VIRGINIA LAWHON "13" Lawhon is
undoubtedly one of the hardest working Virginia (number 13, naturally) recognized as an outstanding basketball player
in the senior class.
has been and she has won acclaim as both All-Tournament and All足 Conference guard, Besides participating in all sports and
high average in her scholastic work, she the man-sized job of being editor of this year's Kinkaidian. Virginia and her little Ford 'convertible stacked with people, is a familiar sight rushing students maintaining has taken
Roulands to have their pictures made for the annual. will really miss little "13" when she to Stanford next year. to
PATSY LAYNE is not only smiling and friendly-she's talented, Her beautiful voice has made her an outstanding mem足 ber of the Girls' Chorus Club as well as a popular choice for a leading role in several operettas. Quite apart from her love of music, Patsy is wild about sports car racing,
and her familiar MG is her pride and joy. For the past two years, she has been Miss Stallings' "right hand man" as manager of the girls' basketball team. We wish .Patsy lots of luck at the University of Houston next fall.
DAVID LEE David
junior' from the far off
Michigan. He has impressed us with his polite Yankee ways-accomplishing much and saying little. Interested in acting, he has had an important part in two school produc足 tions. Remember his perfect Cockney accent in the Mon足 key's Paw? David's friendly smile will make him well liked at Rice next year. of
Harvey came to us in his sophomore year. He is known around school for his ability to get things done and for his eagerness to voice his opinions on any and all matters. He loves a good argument (especially when he is winning). We are sure that Harvey's quick wit apd dependability will make him a favorite at Penn State next fall.
PHILLIP LOGAN Phil is escapades and his athletic ability Phillip reminds us of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He's quiet around school but as soon as the bell rings his personality changes and he hops into his blue Ford to rush off for fun and foolishness. a
senior this year. His will never be forgotten.
nothing better than a good clear day at the bay where he waterskis. We all remember him as the sweet little dancer that roamed the halls of Kinkaid at the first of school. Phillip plans to go to Rice and we know he will do well there. Nothing will hold this fellow back! Nothing could! He loves
Bobby came to Kinkaid in the ninth grade. A true Texan, he loves to go to Spring Valley Ranch and help in branding. Bobby enjoys cars, swimming and food in his spare time. He has been an enthusiastic member of the Art Club and he has always tried to make good grades for his great ambition has long been to be an engineer. This ambition has been fulfilled because next year Bobby plans to attend Rice.
MICHAIL McNEIL Mike, who is one of Kinkaid's most brilliant students, has lived in many foreign countries. (After all, who else but Mike could quote at the drop of a hat a Chinese
proverb-in Chinese?!) When playing chess, he could usually lab with
in the to
and·or "liquidate" his teachers. We who like
fun with Mike because he is a wonderful sport with a sense of humor, recognize his genius and we are proud to have him as a classmate. He will accomplish much in the field of Chemical Engineering which he fall at either Rice or M.LT.
JULIA MOORE Julia's
pep and enthusiasm have made her a favorite Kinkaid since she came in the fifth grade. Very ath letic, she excells in all sports, especially in swimming and diving. She has been a varsity forward on the basket ball court as well as a fine cheerleader on the football at
field. She has been a member of the poise and dramatic clubs. Next year, Julia will attend the University of Texas where her major will be either English or Education.
GEORGE MURREY George's 12 years at Kinkaid make him one of. the few 01' timers in the senior class. Among George's hobbies are collecting old guns, dabbling with fast autos and priding himself as a "Romeo." George's favorite sport is basket足 ball while his favorite pastime is wandering down the halls. George has been a big help to the Kinkaidian in selling ads and in collecting money, Best wishes University of Virginia.
year at the
DAVID ORR David, who has been at Kinkaid since his junior year, has a big contribution to school in sports and fun. He
has lettered in football for 2 years and this year was elect足 co-captain of our Prep School State Champions, select足 ed All-Conference, and named Kinkaid's most valuable ed
player. Good in all sports, David likes tennis and especially sailing. (Want to see a "chimp" on a sailboat? Go to the bay with David!) A real "all 'round" leader. He was made treasurer
help but year.
of the senior class With this list of attain
sports editor for the
accomplishments, David can't Colorado School of Mines
CHARLES PRATT Charles (better known as "Teddy Bear") came back Kinkaid after an absence of two years, and was im足 mediately put to work on class activities. This year he joined the Annual Club as our trusty treasurer. His ath足 letic accomplishments include letters in football and bas足 ketball .. Teddy Bear is quite a sailor and spends much of his time at the bay. Hunting, eating, and sleeping are his favorites. We have decided we could not do without this grand sports player and good natured boy and we'll miss him when he goes to Cornell this next year. to
has been at Kinkaid since the sixth scientific minded members of the
grade. One of class, he can
usually be found in the lab working out a formula for some "impossible" problem. In his spare time, he likes to enjoy sports-all kinds. The airport is his hangout (or hangar out!) where he likes to feel he's "above it all"-in a plane, that is. Darryll plans to attend New Mexi足 co Military Institute where he will major in Aeronautical Engineering.
SARAH ROTHERMEL Since Sarah came to Kinkaid as a junior she has added to the class by being so friendly and so much fun. She loves water sports and can often be found boating at the bay. Talented in music, she loves to play the piano and collect records. Next fall Sarah plans to go to Ben足
JIMMY SNODDY Jim is
01' timer who returned to Kinkaid for his sen足 quite an athlete, and has lettered in base足 basketball, and football. His personality and great of humor is never to be forgotten-remember those an
ior year. He is
wise cracks in physics class? He has been a fine sports editor for the Falcon this year-his '55 pink and gray streaked Chevrolet is a familiar sight roaring to all school Next year, Jimmy plans to attend V.M.I. sports events or S.M.U. where his talent and ability will make him a welcome addition to the athletics department. ...
GLEN SOLBERGER Glen, better known as "Drapes" has been seen rambling through Kinkaid hall ever since Kindergarten. He 'is singing the praises of his "Bran do" boots and glasses (both of which he always wears颅 rain or shine). He is also quite the guy at parties when the samba records begin. Besides knowing all the popular known for
his "cat" dark
dances he has 路created A
of his own-"The Sol berger." one of the. "fellas," Glen is
bound to do well in S.M.U. next year
JESS STARK Carefree, indirect and science minded-that's Jess. His demands of life are not great; he doesn't care whether people understand him as long as they don't try to change him. Jess likes going to the bay, shooting his various guns (at inanimate objects, of course), and telling his friends about how he and his little black Plymouth got out of their latest scrape. Jess is friendly and fun to have around -we think the University of Pennsylvania will be getting a
J ROB TERRY
Though this is Bob's first year at Kinkaid, he is one of the most well-liked people in school, He is known for his shy (but misleading) smile and his friendly, easy going ways. A very fine and courageous athlete, he was star
quarterback of the varsity "Falcons" in spite of a painful knee injury which hounded him throughout the season. "Romeo" Rob likes parties and is always ready for fun. Kinkaidians will really miss that familiar Lamar jacket when he goes to Texas University!
Mary has been at Kinkaid since Kindergarten. Her favorite pastime is singing and she has had a solo part in all the operettas. She likes sports, especially horseback riding and playing volleyball. A familiar sight at the foot足 ball game is Mary with her white toy poodle, Shou-Shou, tucked under her arm. In college she will major either in Spanish
HARRY THROWER When you hear peals of laughter coming from a class足 more than likely Harry is a member of that class. He's always in good spirits and usually manages to make
everyone around him have a. good time. Harry played in the Taming of the Shrew last year and also had a lead in Patience, the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta. He has worked on the Falcon two years, this year being assistant editor, but most of us associate Harry with his theme song,
"Hidgi Baba." Good luck, Harry,
STEPHANIE WILHELM Steff, an 01' timer, returned to Kinkaid as a senior after spending several years at school in San Antonio. Her in足 terests are varied-she likes sports, dancing, and parties. She has her summer fun at Kerrville, Texas where she spends her time in true Western style riding horseback and going to rodeos. Stephanie's talent and ability will make her
in whatever field she may
CARRIE WINGFIELD Since Carrie came to us as a junior from St. Stephens, her quiet, efficient way of doing things has been greatly appreciated by all who know her. Because of her wonder足 ful school spirit and her thoughtfulness and consideration she has been a willing participant in all our activities, We are sure that Stephen's will be happy to welcome Carrie next year.
CLASS OFFICERS President Vice President 5 ec retary Treasurer
BOBBY BEELEY PEGGY GRAHAM NAN CY HUNT HARRIET WALSH
J odie Archer Martha Baker
Bobby Beeley Francis Boone
Eric Bornhauser Ann Butler
) Helen Carroll Davidson
Dobbs Ned Earle
Jim Findley Mabelee French
Marlene Genitempo Bill Goldston
Peggy Graham Nancy Hild
Nancy Hunt Fisher Jones
Kelvin Kean Darden Lloyd
Joe Lockett Jim Lykes
Jim McCullough Hal
Leroy Melcher John Moroney
Richard Randall Sandra Reed
Evelyn Rossi Nicky Sanborn
Sally Storms Harriet Walsh
Gloria West Ward Williams
CLASS OFFICERS President Vice President
TOMMY STAPP CORA -AMERMAN BARTON GILLMAN
Kent Adams Ruth Adams
Amburn Cora Amerman
Carol Archer John Baird
Bloxsom Phil Bozeman
John Breckenridge Dick Brien
J ohn Butler Johanna Carroll
Julia Cashman Keith Chunn
Robbie Craze David Crossley
David Cummings Sam Davis
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Barton Gillman Russell Goldsmith
Patti Goldston Greenwood
Bill Gregory Helen Griffin
Hannon Sara Heald
Mike Henry Diane Hinkle
Ranny Hunt Tom Jacomini
Howell Jones Elizabeth Kirkham
La yne Irene Lee
Karen McCI'ure L ynn Meador
John Me com N"ina Pe rhtz I"
Judy Rives Robert Rob ertson
Monroe Rust Elva Sanders
J 0 Beth Schleeter Anne Marie
Staples Tommy Stapp
Ann Strader Sabra Stratton
Pat Summers Paul Taft
Ka££y Taylor David Todd
Tom Witcomb Elizabeth Winfrey
CLASS OffICERS President Vice President
Secretary T reasurer
SUSAN SCHULER TAMARA BAIRD JANE J 0RN S DOROTHY MALONE
Katie Anderson Ronald Anderson Dwight Austin
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Tamara Baird John Barnes Linda Beeley
Nancy Benson Brooks Bouldin Ann
John Bynum Tom Carl
Chunn Carol Cockrell
Maggie Dailey Lawrence Davis
Sonya DeMoya Aileen Dixon
Mills Duncan Tom Dyke Sallie Eastham
Bill Edens Donald Elam Elaine Gray
Eddie Gumbert Lois Guthrie Edith Harriman
Johanna Hoff Sam Jackson
Jimmy Janse Mary
Virginia Joy Kinney Kane Philip Kennedy
Kathrine Kuhleman Lucy Lee Will Lee
Linda Lester Stuart Lewis
Pete Maffitt Dorothy Malone Mary Kay McFarland
Dwyer McNeese Mary Miller Richard Moers
Jess Phillips Joe Reynolds
Tom Reynolds Richard Rosenkranz
J 0 Frances Ruhl Jimmy Schulze
Joel Scrafford Susan Shuler
Dick Summers Tom Thompson
Nancy Tooley Beverly Whelchel
Nelson White Connie Winn
The Annual is made
Staff of 1955 wishes benefit of
possible through contributions of patrons. The Kinkaidian people especially for their contributions without
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Brien
Mr. and Mrs. J. 1. Gilbert
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Burris
Mr. and Mrs. W. 1. Goldston
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Frost
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Lawhon
Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Pratt
Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Randerson
Mr. and Mrs.
Douglas Ragland Compliments of
S T tJ D E N T
c o U N
C I L Left to right: Hal Jones, Helen Carroll, Charlie Brown, Judy Gill.
Gumbert, Ned Earle, Barbara Underwood,
Left to right: Helen Sandra Reed.
Carroll, Sabra Stratton,
McClure, Susan Hillebrandt, Robbie Craze,
F A L
C o N
Standing: Jane Jorns, Nicky Sanborn, Elaine Gray, Jimmy Snoddy, Lucy Lee, Tommy Stapp, Joel Scrafford, Nancy Hunt, Dick Brien. Front: Mr. Ford, Susan Hillebrandt, Harry Thrower.
p o ,
row: Mary Lou Johnson, Aileen Dixon, Jane J oms, Johanna Hoff, Sonya De Moya, Susan Shuler, Dorothy Malone, J 0 Frances RuhI. Middle row: Mary Kay Mcf'arland, Tamara Baird, Linda Lester, Carol Cockrell, Beverly Whelchel, Connie Winn, Maggie Dailey, Edith Harriman," Linda Beeley. Front: Suzanne Chinn, Marlene Genitempo, Darden Lloyd, Elizabeth Winfrey, Julia Moore, Elizabeth Kirkham.
C H E S S
Standing: David Cummings, Bill Gregery, David Lawrence, Victor Carter, John Bynum, Kenny Kane, Tom Carl. Seated: Mayo Davidson, Mike McNeil, Keith Chunn, Will Lee, Pete Maffitt, Wayne Bloxsom, Jess Phillips.
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s C I
Standing: Monroe Rust, John Butler, Bobby Beeley, Mike McNeil, George Batten, Joe Lockett, Gayman, Bill Pew, Darryl Randerson. Seated: Mr. Peach, Jess Stark.
D A N
Standing: Darden Lloyd, Peggy Graham, Francis Boone, Flo Burris, Nancy Goldston, Kay Ketel颅 sen. Seated: Patsy Keane, Barbara Underwood, Elizabeth Kirkham, Kaffy Taylor, Kathy Joe Dobbs, Harriet Walsh.
A R T
Standing: Sandy Hopkins, Ned Earle, Le Roy Melcher, Michel McNeil, Jimmy McCullough, Peggy Graham, John Moroney. Seated: Martha Baker, Bobby Pagen, Jim Findley, Kathy Jo Dobbs.
Jimmy Hughs Ruth Adams
Mary Thompson David Lee
Bobby Beeley Joe Lockett Susan Hillebrandt John Maroney Sarah Hedley
George Birks Vernon Frost John Cooper Ward Williams
Lynda Brady Sue Bailey
GLEE CLUB The Senior Ofield has had
High Glee a
successful year. The Glee Club consists of
which combine for
program with the Houston Chorale.
Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, the Glee Club gave
the Mikado. The Glee Club has aroused
programs. This year the Glee Club has
Music Series in
Club under the direction of Mrs. Paul Miller and Mr. Paul
interest around school and is in足
Left to. right: Patsy Keane, Francis Boone, Sarah Hedly, Julia Moore, June Amerman, Barbara Underwood, Cynthia Layne.
Top: Katie Anderson, Jane J oms. Bottom: Lucy Lee, Sally Eastham.
Played by Kinkaid's
guys and dames.
sports opportunity for every student足
the chance to compete
experience good sportsmanship. well-rounded and
skills-to which this
program offers to all.
LEROY FENST AMAKER
KEAN and JONES
Co-Captains DAVIS and ORR
Top row, left to right: Carl, Schultze, Breckenridge, Jones, Bozeman. Second row: Crosswell, McNeese, Lewis, Hunt, Cooper. Third row: Carter, Bynum, Crossley, Pagen, Kennedy, Moore. Bottom row: Coach Pedkins, Summers, MeCom, Austin, Dyke, Barns, Anderson.
row, left to
right: Coach Hart, White, Gumbert, Coach Fenstemaker, Kean, Jones, Dickens, row: Goldsmith, Brien, Bornhanser, Henry, Todd, Davis, Gregory, Stapp, Butler, Gilbert. Third row: Orr, Matheny, Adams, Logan, Newland, Burgdorff, Davis, Randall, Davidson. Bottom row: Snoddy, Brown, Jim Howard, Clarabut, Gilbert, Birks, Brien, Terry, Grigory, Pratt.
Coach Lee. Second
Kinkaid's Flag, St. John's Pole Kinkaid students set the stage fot tomorrow's big game with St. John's last nIght by climbing to the- top 6f the St. John's flag poie arid fIymg their colors thereon, .
What's more, see that the tor awhile.
As they pole, they
they took steps flag stays there
down the flag carefully "cov足 ered their tracks" by smearinr the pole with a heavy eovering' of rrease just to make sure nobody roes up after that flag. -
BACKS JOHN BUTLER
off to the
against St. John's
CHARLES PRATT Tackle
DICK BRIEN Center
TOMMY DAVIS Center
BOB BURGDORFF" End
CHARLIE BROWN End
JOHN NEWLAND End
tackles after short
We beat St. John's
Newland and Todd
middle of line and Butler
GEORGE BIRKS Guard
RICHARD RANDALL Guard
BOB BRIEN Guard
JIM HOWARD Guard
JOHN GILBERT Tackle
Thunder in the line
GEORGE CLARABUT Tackle
Brien and Orr share in fumble recovery
DAVID ORR Back
and Orr lead
St. Stephen's St. John's Lutheran
13 7 14
left to right: Kelvin Kean, George Clarbut, Bob Burgdorff, Kneeling: John Butler, Jimmy Snoddy, Philip Logan, and Joe Herndon.
All-Tournament Prep School
BOB BURGDORFF Forward
GEORGE CLARABUT Center
JIMMY SNODDY Guard
JOE HERNDON Forward
KELVIN KEAN Center
PHILIP LOGAN Guard
JOHN BUTLER Guard
TEAM-Standing, left to right: Dick Brien, Jim Lykes, Paul Taft, Joe Rorigan. Seated: Mayo Davidson, Tom Whitcomb, Pat Gilbert, Ward Williams.
Virginia Lawhon, Judy Gill, Cynthia Layne, Cora Amerman, Judy Rives, Seated, front row: Sarah Hedley, Sonja DeMoya. Second row: Margaret Kirkham, June Amerman, Dorthy Malone. Top row: Barbara Underwood.
Standing, top and
Captains MARGARET KIRKHAM
TEAM-Standing, left to right: Tamara Baird, Sally Eastham, Linda Beeley, Jodie Ruhl, Winfrey, Kay Greenwood, Elva Sanders, Ann Staples, Lucy Lee. Seated, left to right: Virginia Joy, Katie Anderson, Carol Archer, Jane Jorns, JoAnna Hoff, Susan Shuler, JoBeth
ALL-TOURNAMENT A.T.P.S. "B" TOURNAMENT
VARSITY RECORD Visitors
Barbers Hill Pearland LaP orte
Brazosport Angleton St. Agnes Angleton
25 33 32 50 58 33 42
28 43 35 32 29 34 28
Brazosport Tournament Incarnate Word
Eriendswood An glet on
49 44 38 39
45 39 43 50
Barbers Hill Conroe Hitchcock Sante Fe CONSOLATION Conroe Tournament
Lutheran St. Johns
Goodrich T omball
46 51 35
57 38 28 50 43
Conroe M on tgomery LaP orte Tarkington Prairie
Brazosport St. Agnes St. J ohns Lutheran Hitchcock Hocada y Lutheran St. J ohns
CHAMPIONSHIP A.T.P.S. Tournament
57 37 56 49
VIRGINIA LAWHON AII-Conference-A_T_P.S.
JUNE AMERMAN All-Conference-e-A. T_P .5.
JUDY RIVES AII-Tournament-Conroe
SON] A DEl'vIOYA All-Conference-A_T_P-S_
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