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The Centennial Celebration of Morrison R. Waite High School 1914-2014 SeaGate Convention Centre 401 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo, Ohio

Saturday, May 10, 2014


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The Centennial of Morrison R. Waite High School Year of Celebration 2013-2014

90s Reunion Friday, September 6, 2013 Morrison R. Waite High School/ Grant Murray Field House/ Mollenkopf Stadium

Choral Centennial Celebration Saturday, March 22, 2014 Morrison R. Waite High School Auditorium

Golden Years Reunion Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Morrison R. Waite High School/ Grant Murray Field House Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Thursday, November 14, 2013 St. Michael Centre, Oregon

Centennial Celebration Saturday, May 10, 2014 SeaGate Convention Centre, Toledo, Ohio 5:00 p.m. Doors Open 5:30 p.m. Social Hour 6:30 p.m. Dinner 7:30 p.m. Program 9:00 p.m. Music and Dancing

Waite Has Beens Breakfast Friday, December 6, 2013 Morrison R. Waite High School Grant Murray Field House Lobby

Centennial Memorial Day Program Thursday, May 22, 2014 Morrison R. Waite High School Auditorium 1:00 p.m. Program

Educators Luncheon Friday, January 17, 2014 Morrison R. Waite High School Career Center Cafeteria

Please feel free to share this information with fellow Waite Indians! Notify the school for additional information and/or update contact information by calling 419.671.7000, faxing 419.671.7060, or by emailing dyenrick@tps.org

The Centennial Celebration Morrison R. Waite High School 1914-2014

100 Years of • Loyalty • Tradition • Service

Souvenir Program

Published by Morrison R. Waite High School in conjunction with The Press Newspapers David M. Yenrick, Editor, Principal, Morrison R. Waite High School John Szozda, General Manager, The Press Newspapers J. Patrick Eaken, Centennial Program Coordinator, The Press Newspapers Graphics/Editing...J. Patrick Eaken, Ken Grosjean, Stephanie Szozda, Melinda Sandwisch, Leeanne LaForme Photos...Ken Grosjean, The Press Newspapers, Innovations Portrait Studio, David M. Yenrick Dena Kraft Photography, Waite Alumni Association, Suzanne Reynolds Rupp, Ray Spencer Jean Vander Horst Wilcik, Ruth Oberdorf Light, Bob Businger, Debra Buchanan Cover artwork...Ken Grosjean, The Press Newspapers


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Program

5:00 PM...................................................................................................... Doors Open 5:30-6:30 PM.............................................................................................. Social Hour Waite High School Show Choir........................................................... Lisa B. Morgan Director Waite High School Orchestra....................................................... Francisco J. Ramon Director 6:30-6:40 PM Welcome........................................................................... Jean Steinhurst Cutcher ‘69 Secretary, Alumni Association Invocation............................................................................. Rose Singlar Belville ‘53 Member, Alumni Association Toast......................................................................................... Michael D. Wilkins ‘86 Member, Alumni Association 6:40-7:30 PM

Dinner

Band Performance............................................................................... Andrew J. Fritz Director 7:30-9:00 PM Opening Remarks.......................................................................... Cynthia Crosby ‘68 Vice Chairman, Alumni Association Speaking on behalf of Toledo Public Schools............................ Romules Durant ‘94 Superintendent of Toledo Public Schools Speaking on behalf of all past and present Staff Members........ Robert D. Clark ‘65 Former Assistant Superintendent of Toledo Public Schools Speaking on behalf of the Alumni........................................... Jean Varwig Clark ‘65 Chairman, Alumni Association Waite High School Alumni Choir Performance................................... Richard Dean 1961-1969 Janet K. Lyne 1992-2010 Former Choir Directors Roll Call of the Classes.............................................................. William M. Romp ‘60 Member, Alumni Association 100 Years of Morrison R. Waite High School............................... Larry Michaels ‘65 Member, Alumni Association Closing Remarks........................................................................ David M. Yenrick ‘74 General Chairman and Principal Alma Mater............................................................. Waite High School Alumni Choir 9:00-12 Midnight Fellowship, Music, and Dancing......................................................... The Late Show

Centennial Celebration Menu

Mixed Greens with Mandarin Oranges, Sun Dried Michigan Cherries, Candied Walnuts, Feta Cheese Crumbles, Citrus Vinaigrette Dressing Herb Encrusted Chicken Breast with Diced Tomatoes, Scallions, Chipotle Butter Sauce Topped with Fontina Sauce Key West Blend Vegetable, Roasted Red Skin Potatoes, Hearty Baked Rolls & Butter Chocolate Fudge Torte Cake & Layered Lemon Torte Coffee, Hot Tea & Iced Tea


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Honorary Chairman Leo Goldner Class of 1941 Honorary Chairman Don J. Baumgartner Class of 1945 Honorary Chairman Raymond L. Frick Class of 1964 Honorary Chairman Darla L. Wandtke Harbaugh Class of 1969

Leo Goldner ‘41 Honorary Chairman

Don J. Baumgartner ‘45 Honorary Chairman

Raymond L. Frick ‘64 Honorary Chairman

Darla L. Wandtke Harbaugh ‘69 Honorary Chairman

Honorary Corporate Sponsor Toledo Refining


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Dear Fellow Indians and Friends, Greetings! It is an honor and privilege, as a third generation graduate and the 10th Principal of Morrison R. Waite High School, to welcome and acknowledge all of the Loyal Indians who have contributed unselfishly to the success of this evening’s Celebration and to all of the events leading up to this special night. Your support as a graduate of Waite, as a spouse or relative of a Waite graduate, as a Waite staff member, or as a friend of Waite is greatly appreciated. As you know, timing is everything. For me personally, the last thirty-six years came at the right time for me. My tenure as a Waite teacher and administrator gave me the opportunity to work with devoted alums from a vast array of years from the 1920s to our current graduating Class of 2014. During this time, it became quite apparent that the common denominator among us all is Waite High School. David M. Yenrick ‘74, Principal General Chairman As residents of Toledo, or East Toledo in particular, we all shared the same churches, schools, and neighborhoods. We all came from the same modest beginnings. As students of Waite High School, we shared the same memories, pride and timeless traditions. The same can be said about the youth who currently attend Waite High School. As we look forward to the next one hundred years, Waite High School will remain the mainstay of secondary education in East Toledo in part due to the unwavering support of the school’s graduates. The Alumni Association began preparing for the Centennial Year immediately after the re-dedication of Mollenkopf Stadium in the fall of 2007. The theme, 100 Years of loyalty, Tradition, and Service, seemed most appropriate considering the following: • A loyal Alumni over the past 50 years have awarded more than one million dollars in scholarships to deserving graduates and have given more than one million dollars in support of renovations and related programs. • The beneficiaries of this generosity have been the Library Media Center, Mollenkopf Stadium, the Memorial Garden, and The Auditorium, as well as, the support of the traditions of Homecoming, Coming Home, the Holiday Music Program, and Memorial Day. And... • Waite’s service to the community is exemplified through Red Cross Blood Drives, the annual Holiday Basket Program, the United Way Campaign, and our support of Honor Flight Northwest Ohio. This evening’s Celebration is yet another testimony of what makes Waite High School exceptional and unique among other public high schools in Northwest Ohio. Thank YOU for your participation in the festivities and enjoy this once in a lifetime Centennial Celebration. Sincerely in Purple and Gold, David M. Yenrick ‘74 Principal

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Loyal, Loyal to old Waite High School... How do you describe a place where family, tradition and community come together to further the futures of generations of young people? Start with a place that has for 100 years been there to develop skills and promote talents needed to succeed in an ever changing world. Waite High School is not just that place but also a home away from home. There is a common bond among the graduates of Waite High School. It is the place where traditions are cherished and the value of education recognized, and lifelong friendships began. Nearly 50 years ago a group of Loyal Graduates got together because of their love of Waite High School and their appreciation of all that they experienced and the lasting friendships developed. They banded together to form The Morrison R. Waite Alumni Association. They met monthly. When asked why this group started, the answer is clear. They were willing to devote time and energy because of the pride they felt and the need they felt to continue the traditions and support for the students. At early meetings came the idea of scholarships. Also recognized was the need for the community to know what the graduates of Waite High School have contributed to their fields of endeavor and their communities. From the beginning of the organization, with its “pot lucks” and “steak dinners” developed what has continued to be a yearly event for Alumni…The Annual Purple and Gold Dinner. It is interesting to note that the first event in 1965 held in the El Rancho Ballroom on Woodville Road cost $1.50. It was a successful dance. The Loyal Indians had fun but it lost money. In true Waite tradition plans were made for the following year and the new cost was $2.00. With a profit of $250.00, the Waite High School Scholarship fund was formed. The first Alumni Scholarship of $100 was given. Over the years, the Purple and Gold has gone from a dance to dinner but it is still an event that honors past graduates. Each year several graduates are recognized and inducted into the Waite High School Distinguished Alumni. Currently there are over 100 inductees. Their portraits and biographies hang in the Waite High Cafeteria where current students can see their success and set goals to one day become one of these honored graduates. From early donations by Josephine Goodall and Florence Rees the alumni foundation funds began to grow. Graduates living around the world and every state in the United States have been generous. Local businesses with ties to Waite like the Toledo Refinery, Fricker’s and BP have supported efforts. Through donations made at the Purple and Gold event and many other times during the year and estate planned donations the current endowment of $800,000. This insures continued support to the students of Waite High School for many years into the future. At this time, over 500 students have been awarded Morrison R. Waite Alumni Scholarships. Last year, 31 graduates were awarded scholarships that can be renewed each school year for 4 years. It is also important for everyone to know that the Alumni Association has saved Waite High School from the fate of other Toledo schools which were closed and torn down. An active Alumni group which assisted Waite with time and funds did not go unnoticed. The $300,000 donated for improvements of Mollenkopf Stadium was not repeated anywhere else in the city. Vocal support for keeping Waite open and serving the community was heard by the Toledo Public School Administration and Board of Education. Waite Alumni saved our building. Over the last four years, Waite has gone through a transition to prepare it for the next 100 years. The building has been transformed into a modern facility that honors and maintains historical features such as murals and windows. All the public spaces are welcoming and the classrooms ready for learning. There are new technology systems, Science Labs, Distance Learning Labs, a Fine Arts Wing, cafeteria improvements, and a field house sound

S. Jean Varwig Clark, 1965, Chairman Waite High School Alumni Association system and floor. The building is air conditioned to guarantee year round use and is handicap accessible. No more selling elevator tickets to freshman. The Library (former cafeteria) looks stunning with new shelving given by Alumni. The light through the leaded windows makes the room look like a cathedral. The Waite High School Alumni through the Centennial Auditorium Renovation Drive donated over $138,000 to restore the auditorium to look just as it did 100 years ago. Patrons sponsored chair renewal. They dedicated chairs to teachers, family, and friends and, of course, themselves. By the way, there are still a few left. So if you want to be part of history, contact Waite for information. We have improved sidewalks and open spaces while expanding the campus by attaining Optimist Park. This maintains the integrity of the land around the building. Future plans to turn this into a sports complex are in the works. Over the last 5 years, the Alumni Association has sponsored Decade Reunions. Classes from 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s have come together to get reacquainted with their friends and the school. Many individual classes have had reunions. We all look forward to seeing each other again at this year’s 100th Year Celebration. The transformation and continued use of Waite would not have happened without the loyal support of you the Waite graduates. No where else in this city, or for that matter, the state, is there a group as loyal as our graduates. You are proud to have been a part of Waite’s traditions. Your pride influences each generation to continue the support of the best high school ever…MORRISON R. WAITE HIGH SCHOOL. Let it be know that there are many graduates who continue to meet monthly to insure that Waite meets the needs of students and to assist by donating time to insure events like Honor Flight, Memorial Day Services, Reward Breakfast, Scholarship Dinners, Homecoming, Dances, and Sporting events are as great for current students as they were for them. Your loyal and generous support is needed too. Please remember Waite and all it has done for you. Loyally, S. Jean Varwig Clark, 1965, Chairman Waite High School Alumni Association


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The Centennial Celebration Morrison R. Waite High School The Alumni Association Planning Committee Honorary Chairmen Don J. Baumgartner ’45 Raymond L. Frick ‘64 Leo Goldner ’41 Darla Wandtke Harbaugh ’69 Toledo Refining Company Alumni Chairman-Jean Varwig Clark Vice Chairman-Cynthia Crosby Secretary-Jean Steinhurst Cutcher Treasurer-Alisa Iffland Honorary Members Helen Gimenez Gilbert ‘57 Leo Goldner ‘41 Lou Kozma ‘50 Lillian Heringhauser Lagger ‘57 Mary Gimenez Street ‘53 Michael D. Wilkins ‘86

General Chairman David M. Yenrick ‘74 Committee Carol Williams Barailloux ‘62 Judy Lane Bee ‘49 Rose Singlar Belville ‘53 Sandy Derby Cherry ‘64 Carol Simmons Deal ‘59 Tracy Goodwin Hubartt ‘74 Carole Kiroff ‘57 Ruth Oberdorf Light ‘83 Frances Meagher O’Connor ‘96 Derri King Olenek ‘65 Kitty Felaris Pattay ‘62 Edward Platzer ‘67 Bill Romp ‘60 Bev Bonnell Sawyer ‘69 Thelma Stockmaster Scarborough ‘65 Jean Vander Horst Wilcik ‘82 David M. Yenrick ‘74

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Golden Years Centennial Luncheon Grant Murray Field House at Morrison R. Waite High School Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Planning Committee Chairman Judy Lane Bee ‘49 Committee Nancy Bostleman Bahnsen ‘48 Barbara Georgi Frank Georgi ‘59 Fran Egbert Goodeman ‘51 Joyce LaMance Howard ‘48 Bobbi Mau Larry Mau ‘60 Jan Stemen Molnar ‘48 Lois Baker Rickert ‘47 Judy Karle Schuster ‘58 Carole Emrick Siebenaler ‘56 Jack Siebenaler ‘56 Connie LaMance Vorraber ‘61 Roger Vorraber ‘61 Jane Palmer Yenrick ‘49 Robert Yenrick ‘49 Margaret Zatko ‘50

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60s Decade Celebration “Waite Indians Forever” Saturday, August 28, 2010 Glass City Boardwalk Planning Committee Chairman Jean Varwig Clark ‘65 Committee Carol Williams Barailloux ‘62 Russell Bless ‘66 Greg Bonnell ‘67 Sandy Derby Cherry ‘64 Tom Doktor ‘64 Laura Fuehrer ‘63 Tracy Goodwin Hubartt ‘74 Bob Lengel ‘62 Diane Dale Ludwig ‘67 Larry Mau ‘60 Joyce Hammond Morris ‘60 Bill Nopper ‘62 Derri King Olenek ‘65 Audrey Lehman Palumbo ‘61 Mary Schaeffer Perry ‘60 Donna Hill Peterson ‘60 Howard Reichow ‘68 Bill Romp ‘60 Jack Romp ‘64 Sharon Szegedi Romp ‘64 Karen Roscoe Ross ‘63 Bev Bonnell Sawyer ‘69 Thelma Stockmaster Scarborough ‘65 Terry Appling Snider ‘73 Margaret Izsak Wise ‘68 David Yenrick 74

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70s Decade Celebration “The Indian Spirit Lives On” Saturday, October 29, 2011 Glass City Boardwalk Planning Committee Chairman David M. Yenrick ‘74 Committee Janice Dunbar Basinger ‘72 Debra Buchanan ‘75 Jennifer Jones Clark ‘76 Randi Oberdorf Damman ‘78 Millie Marciniak Dummitt ‘70 Kris Winkle Edler ‘79 Debbi Jakab Everhardt ‘76 Pam Bee Ferguson ‘71 LuAnn Shrewsbery Fox ‘78 Polly Scheanwald Holl ‘77 Bob Holland ‘72 Tracy Goodwin Hubartt ‘74 Cindy Ludlow Hughes ‘77 Robin Oberdorf Kramer ‘75 Debbie DeVaul Kristie ‘70 Barb Bellville McGee ‘72 Cindy Schmidlin Null ‘76 Barbara Petro ‘76 Peggy Gladieux Ricard ‘73 George Rowe ‘73 Kyle Bee Sevilla ‘73 Terry Appling Snider ‘73 Mary Rock Thacker ‘72 Joyce Strick Wambo ‘78 Debby Bell Whitner ‘76 Cindy Faoiz Wilson ‘72

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80s Decade Reunion “Like Totally 80s Decade Reunion” Glass City Boardwalk Saturday, October 27, 2012 Planning Committee Chairman Jean Vander Horst Wilcik ‘82 Committee Lori Chasteen Antonacci ‘81 Kim Wise Brandeberry ‘83 Corinne Rodriguez Dombrowski ‘86 Jackie Emch ‘84 Cindy Eskilsen ‘84 Diane Naugle Fouch ‘83 Julie Byers Hardy ‘80 Tracie Bee Hearst ‘82 Chris Lammie ‘85 Vicki Cowell Lammie ‘85 Ruth Oberdorf Light ‘83 Julie Schlageter Morris ‘81 Luke J. Murphy III ‘82 Gretchen Olinger ‘84 Cheryl Palen-Prodan ‘82 Tracy Burson Rasar ‘82 Regina Jarominski Singlar ‘87 Jodi Slaughterbeck ‘86 Dawn Stribrny Thompson’ 88 Gary Thompson ‘88 Lisa Fath Wilk ‘82 Michael Wilkins ‘86

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90s Decade Reunion “90s in the House” CJ’s Terrace at the Docks Saturday, September 7, 2013 Planning Committee Chairperson Alisa Iffland ‘95 Committee Magdalena Banda Arnott ‘91 Tori Ferguson Baertschi ‘92 Josh Bires ‘97 Tara Caro Bires ‘97 Monica Clark ‘98 Kristie Sinift Gibbs ‘94 Bryan Goetz ‘99 Jennifer Lewis Grimes ‘90 Matthew Grimes ‘90 Carolyn Segura Imel ‘93 Lori Jacobs ‘93 Augie Lohmeyer ‘93 Andres Lopez ‘91 Cristina Lorton ‘91 Kathryn Wineland McGowan ‘99 Frances Meagher O’Connor ‘96 Emilio Ramirez ‘91 Josie Ahumada Rohrs ‘93 Michael Seay ‘95 Renee Suto Staler ‘94 Kary Ludwig Whearty ‘93 Alia Reda Wolaver ‘93

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Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction St. Michael Centre Thursday, November 14, 2013 Planning Committee Gabriele Iwanoff Cristina Lorton, ’91 Bill Nopper ’62 Edward Platzer ’67, Robert Utter Carolyn Yenrick David Yenrick ‘74

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Has Beens Centennial Breakfast Grant Murray Field House at Morrison R. Waite High School Friday, December 6, 2013 Planning Committee Robert Businger ‘48 Jean Varwig Clark ‘65 Cynthia Crosby ‘68 Brenda Bright Hagman ‘61 Gabriele Iwanoff Beverly Bonnell Sawyer ‘69 Jean Vander Horst Wilcik ‘82 Carolyn Yenrick David Yenrick ‘74 As part of Morrison R. Waite High School’s Centennial Celebration, the Alumni Association hosted a breakfast for more than 85 Waite High Has Beens in the Grant Murray Field House. Has Beens are former Waite High School Athletes who get together monthly for different planned events. Bob Businger, Class of 1948, is the General Chairman.

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Centennial Educators Luncheon “Honoring the Past. . . Looking Toward the Future” Waite High School Career Center Cafeteria Friday, January 17, 2014 Planning Committee Co-Chairpersons Gabriele Iwanoff Carolyn Yenrick Committee Carol Chitwood Cynthia Crosby ‘68 Jean Steinhurst Cutcher ‘69 Richard Fisher Lois Bolander Garber ‘64 Helen Gimenez Gilbert ‘57 Brenda Bright Hagman ‘61 Carole Kiroff ‘57 Patricia Lewinski Mary Morales ‘66 Becky Schardt Amy Westphal David Yenrick ‘74

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Centennial Choral Celebration

Centennial Alumni Choir

performed by the Centennial Alumni Choir

Accompanist Pamela K. Downour

Waite High School Auditorium Saturday, March 22, 2014 Planning Committee Chairman Cynthia Crosby ’68 Committee Judy Lane Bee ’49 Jean Varwig Clark ’65 Richard Dean Pamela Downour Hannah Hartford ’15 Jason Kendall ’15 Janet Lyne Robin McLoughlin Lisa Morgan Liliana Parga ’14 Thelma Stockmaster Scarborough ’65 Carolyn Yenrick David Yenrick ‘74

Directors Richard N. Dean 1961-1969 Janet K. Lyne 1992-2010

Soprano Candace Clark, 2002 Cynthia Crosby, 1968 Virginia Dean Elizabeth Mondragon Draur, 2007 Celeste Gettings, 1969 Jodi Buchanan Grel, 1996 Sandra Hamrick, 1997 Susan Menard Mag, 1969 Kathryn Wineland McGowan, 1999 Jessica Rosary Miller, 2003 Destenie Mondragon, 2012 Karen Roscoe Ross, 1963 Diana Bechtel Simpson, 1969 Tenor Jason Baskey, 2000 Simon Downy, 2001 Matthew Georgeson, 2000 Chris Jeffries, 1997 Somkeo Malathong, 2009 Jesse Tamblyn, Jr., 1995

Alto Crystal Dozier Beat 1998 Carol Deal, 1959 Kristina Purtee DeVries, 1999 Amber Rich Giles, 2006 Maliesha Coutcher Gillespie, 1998 Jeanette Heidmann, 1967 Linda Jackson, 1967 Dawn Carl Miller, 1997 Kathy Kekes Truman, 1965 Amber Tamblyn Waingrow, 1996 Bass David Dauer, 1968 Duane Gettings, 1954 James Haines, 2002 Joshua Hendrix, 2008 Joshua Rood, 1997 Troy McCarthy, 1997 James M. Steele, 1973 Ken Vicary, 1970

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Purple & Gold Ball Saturday, April 27, 2013 St. Michael Centre 4001 Navarre Avenue Oregon, Ohio 43616

Please keep us informed. . . In an attempt to keep our records current and mailing costs down, we are asking you to notify Waite High School when you relocate and change your address. Please call the school, 419.671.7000, any school day between 8:00 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. and identify yourself as a Waite High School graduate. You may also FAX the information to us at 419.671.7060. Please provide current name, address, telephone number, and year of graduation. A secretary will enter this information into the computer. By doing so, you will remain in our active file and will continue to receive information as it is sent. If you prefer, you can forward this information to the school: Morrison R. Waite High School Alumni Association 301 Morrison Drive Toledo, Ohio 43605-2124

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2013-2014 MORRISON R. WAITE HIGH SCHOOL STAFF David M. Yenrick ~ Prinicpal Karen Berman ~ Assistant Principal/Curriculum & Instruction Elizabeth L. Stretavski ~ Assistant Principal/Pupil Personnel Joshua Vance ~ Guidance Counselor A-G / Jeffrey Griffith ~ Guidance Counselor H-O Jill M. Magrum ~ Guidance Counselor P-Z Carolyn Anna Yenrick ~ Dean of Students A-K / Gardner Howard ~ Dean of Students L-Z Seth Alder ~ Science Diana Ball ~ Main Office Secretary Susan Basden ~ Building Maintenance Johnnie F. Betts ~ English Diana Birr ~ Building Security Robert D. Boring ~ Health and Physical Education Kyle Briggs ~ Social Studies Kellly M. Brumfield ~ English Lisa Burford ~ Interpreter Christina A. Busuttil ~ Speech Therapist Sara G. Costello ~ Business Technologies Arthur Cowell ~ Cafeteria Diane Davidson ~ Intervention Specialist Elaine C. Dunn ~ Science Debra Eversman ~ Family and Consumer Sciences Joshua Flores ~ Spanish Andrew Fritz ~ Instrumental Music: Band Theresa Gadus ~ Interpreter Mary Garcia ~ Interpreter Douglas M. Gogol ~ Auto Collision Raquel N. Granados ~ BIC Coordinator Luan Harrison ~ Paraprofessional Linette M. Heinlin ~ English as a Second Language Michael J. Heinze ~ English Mark S. Jarvis ~ Mathematics Patricia G. Kehoe ~ Art Shane A. Kokensparger ~ Intervention Specialist Matthew Kozlaker ~ School Resource Officer Julie Ann Kwiatkowski ~ English Shara L. Lake ~ English Julie Lineberry ~ Paraprofessional Cristina Lorton ~ Athletic Director Mary Ellen Manders ~ Mathematics Marlene Martin ~ Interpreter Lisa D. McClure ~ Intervention Specialist Bruce A. Meek ~ Science Deborah Mille ~ Science Gail J. Montes ~ Spanish Hazel Munding ~ Main Office Administrative Assistant Jean Myers ~ Paraprofessional Susan D. Nuesmeyer ~ Physical Education John S. Petcovic, Sr. ~ Mathematics Francisco Ramon ~ Instrumental Music: Orchestra Lowell Renz ~ Building Maintenance Darlin J. Rivera ~ Intervention Specialist Susan L. Rostkowski ~ American Sign Language Karen Schuster ~ Cafeteria Carey M. Smith ~ Social Studies Erin Elizabeth Spetz ~ Science Laura M. Stipanich ~ Data Coordinator Francis M. Szollosi ~ Social Studies Merry Taylor ~ Records Secretary Sheila Townsend ~ Building Maintenance Marian Victorian ~ Assistant to School Nurse Wayne Wilson ~ Building Security Mitra Zargari ~ Science

Sara Arthur ~ Mathematics Ellen Barnhizer ~ Library Media Specialist Barbara Berente ~ Attendance Office Secretary Michael J. Bill ~ Heating and Air Conditioning Jovan Bocvarov ~ Building Security William Bradford ~ Social Studies Clark L. Brooks ~ Intervention Specilaist Greg Alan Brutsche ~ Business Technologies Mary Pat Burnard ~ Intervention Specialist Mark Caldwell ~ Building Security Robert J. Costigan ~ Social Studies Joseph M. Czyzewski ~ Social Studies Deborah Dockery ~ Cafeteria Pamela Engelhardt ~ School Cashier Nevetta Fisher ~ Cafeteria Audrey Fox ~ English Laura D. Fuehrer ~ School Nurse Irma Gamboa-Brown ~ Intervention Specialist Kristie M. Gibbs ~ Intervention Specialist Deana Goodell ~ Work Study Coordinator Stacey Grasso ~ Art Jolyn Heavener ~ Arts and Communication and Family and Consumer Sciences Shawn Hindall ~ Building Maintenance Michael J. Johnson ~ Intervention Specialist Kenneth V. Knab ~ Intervention Specialist Ruth M. Kortier ~ Intervention Specialist Christine A. Krygielski ~ Business Technologies Monique A. Kwiatkowski ~ English Robert W. Lefevre ~ English John Locascio ~ Facilities Manager Joann Lynn ~ Paraprofessional Thelma K. Manjarrez ~ Intervention Specialist Robert W. Materni, Jr. ~ Carpentry Robin A. McLoughlin ~ Visual Art Robyn Meek ~ Cafeteria Sharon Mitchell ~ Building Maintenance Lisa Morgan ~ Vocal Music Luke J. Murphy III ~ Mathematics Robert M. Nesper ~ Mathematics Maureen M. O’Connell ~ Social Studies Vandita Prasad ~ Family and Consumer Sciences Vivian M. Renner ~ Cafeteria Manager Elsie Reyes ~ Cafeteria James Roper ~ Building Maintenance Jan Schroeder ~ Interpreter Patricia A Senerius ~ Mathematics Philip A. Smith ~ Science Michelle Stalker ~ Building Maintenance Lynette Swantack ~ Spanish Shan S. Tao ~ Mathematics Mary Torio ~ English Sherry Vargas ~ Paraprofessional Spencer Wilhelm ~ Vocal Music Assistant Erica N. Wright ~ Intervention Specialist

Dr. Romules Durant ~ Superintendent of Schools Brian Murphy ~ Transformational Leader


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1914-1915 MORRISON R. WAITE HIGH SCHOOL STAFF Charles W. Gayman ~ Principal Margaret Ashley ~ English Adah Baer ~ Mathematics Fon Boerger ~ Latin Lee L. Canfield ~ Physics and Physiology Charles C. Collins ~ Joinery C. C. Coontz ~ Agriculture and Botany Florence Davis ~ Stenography and Typing Emma S. Fenneberg ~ German Florence A. Gates ~ Physiology Josephine Goodall ~ Botany and Biology Fred Klag ~ Physics Thomas E. Moore ~ Chemistry Frank J. Pavlicek ~ English and Public Speaking Louise Pray ~ Ancient History Martha Pugny ~ French Genevieve F. Ryan ~ English and French M. B. Severance ~ Commercial Law and Bookkeeping Barbara Grace Spayd ~ English Hildegarde Strempfer ~ German Ethel M. Thomas ~ Domestic Science Jerome Travis ~ Commercial Arithmetic and Geography Sarah W. Waite ~ English Foster Waltz ~ Pattern Making, Wood-turning, Forging, and Machine Shop Practice

Arthur G. Backus ~ Mechanical Drawing Jeanette Bartelle ~ Mathematics Ruth E. Bryant ~ Mathematics Flora Carpenter ~ Freehand Drawing Anna Commager ~ Commercial Geography, History, and Industrial History Mary W. Dunlap ~ English Literature Maude E. Ferguson ~ Dressmaking Grace L. Gibson ~ Latin Elizabeth Graff ~ English F. W. Mathias ~ Mathematics Marjorie Belle Noble ~ Latin J. A. Pollock ~ American History, Civics, Modern History, and Ancient History Mary Rex ~ Librarian Martha Sargent ~ Mathematics W. Sherman Smith ~ Mechanical Drawing A. W. Stuart ~ Mathematics Elizabeth Sweatman ~ Physiology and Physical Geography Carl W. Toepfer ~ German M. R. Van Cleve ~ Botany Nelle Wales ~ Sewing Rex W. Wells ~ American History, Civics, and Spanish

Dr. William B. Guitteau ~ Superintendent of Schools

Waite Alumni Association...Getting Involved... The Alumni Association has become more involved in politics in ensuring that Waite will survive into its second hundred years. Action taken by the school board removed Waite and Scott from the local renovation list and left the future of two schools in question. Officials in Columbus at Ohio School Facilities Commission proposed closing and tearing down Waite, Scott and Libbey High Schools and building a new high school in the near-downtown area. When TPS Administration balked at this plan, the Ohio School Facilities Commission announced that due to declining enrollment, only one of the schools could be renovated with state money. In the fall of 2008, despite a poor economy Toledo voters passed a bond issue that would provide the local share for Scott and full cost to renovate Waite. To date, over twenty-two million dollars have been spent on Waite’s renovation. The Alumni Association, especially Jean Clark, Chairperson, Bill Romp and Mike Wilkins met with the school board members to press the case for preservation of Waite

High School. Others involved in the Renovation Committee efforts were Victor Kissoff, Micke Cicak, Tom Schuster, Jerry Wasserman, Russ Bless, Larry Micheals, Carol Barailloux, Terry Snider, Jean Wilcik, Bob Carson and Gregory Bonnell. The group decided to maintain a low profile, non-confrontational strategy that ultimately resulted in Waite securing more funding than originally allocated. Recent lobbying efforts by the Alumni Association resulted in the April 2013 announcement that Toledo City Council and The Toledo Board of Education had reached a tentative agreement to swap the old Leverette School property for Optimist Park, thus increasing Waite’s campus and ensuring that Waite’s “back door” will be persevered from future illadvised development. The Alumni Association plans to work with the Toledo Public School Administration to develop the park and enhance the already outstanding and beautiful campus. — Bob Clark


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Alumni Scholarship Recipients 1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990

Kristina Amos Angela Anistik Beth Beller Margie Cousino Lisa Diefenthaler Jamie Earl Karen Gardull James Lorenzen Diane Naugle Dawn Trost Kimberly Boes Ann Bundy Laura Campbell Russell Curry Tina Harmon Jeff Joldrichsen David Madanski Richy Pierce Michelle Pimienta Shawn Bass Marcia Brinkman Debbie Brucker Amy DeCant Wendy Karavas David Naugle Rebecca O’Den James Price Patricia Tidwell Xayasak Vongsavath Angelita Benavidez John Crandall Foster Cullum Michelle Doktor Jason Howell Diana McClellan Anna Moreno John Starkloff Robert Wise Michelle Demers Dennis Duffer Gerald Hayes Carol Kristoff Jean McLaughlin Amy Moore Howard Rhodes Michael Studer Philip Thomas Pamela Tilton Sharon Hensley Deborah Hilker Charlene Howell Joseph Kubasek Wayne Moreland Susan Rowe Elizabeth Schwartz Dawn Stribrny Gary Thompson Tina Wagner Deborah Bettencourt Gina Calcamuggio Shawn Gould David Hornyak Wendy Kleinhans Steven Ramirez Kenneth Rhodes Marcia Soncrant Lori Wiley Michelle Witt Rachel Bamford Heidi Breksa Matthew Grimes Cheryl Harteis Kerrie Lee

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Alumni Scholarship Recipients 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997

Jennifer Lewis Betty Miller Marc Steinbrecher Christopher Surtman Stacy Wiedmann Lawrence Duwve Mia Lee William Pavuk Bruce Purdy Julie Reichow Kara Schnabel Mark Silva Philip Stribrny Joung Yoon Donald Clark Jessica Earl Jennifer Hock Robin Hodgson Tonya Kimbers Heather Patterson Kimberly Reynolds Jennifer Schuessler Betsy Snyder David Swogger Zulema Anaya Cassie Barber Regina Dicken Jacob Duwve Krista Hornyak Jodi Johnson Ying Lee Taralyn Molter Catherine Strauss Jason Wise Stephanie Breuer Matthew Dixon Heather Griffin Heather Holland Jason Isaacs Tanya Opfer Jennifer Simoni Keith Smith Kristie Sinift Shannon Virag Sarah Atkin Mandy Carusone Gary Gladieux Becky Hamilton Alisa Iffland Cheri Johnson Debra Jones Chantel Romstadt Jesse Tamblyn Adam Ueberroth Anna Boxdorfer Kelleigh Decker Jeff Grames Amy Hock Amanda Holland Sabrina Sampsel Ryan Sinift Jason Smith Brandi Spetz Melanie Watrol Joshua Bires Tara Caro Robin Day Anthony Fischer Theresa Gadus Greg Henzler Christopher Jeffries Michael Koepfler Kong Lee

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Alumni Scholarship Recipients 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2009 2009 2009

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Alumni Scholarship Recipients 2009 Shay Hacker 2009 Courtney Kenney 2009 Victoria R. Krolik 2009 Somkeo Malathong 2009 Nicolas Mowery 2009 Rafael Sanson 2009 Jay Snyder 2009 Brenda Urias 2010 Carrie Brittson 2010 Jessica Celestino 2010 Fantasia Combs 2010 Anthony DeLeon 2010 Ariana Dunston 2010 Brandon Harris 2010 Hallandra Johnson 2010 Ericca Nickles 2010 Santoria Sawyer 2010 Christine Smith 2011 Maria Alvarez 2011 Patricia Castillo 2011 Aurora Esquivel 2011 Ashley Gokey 2011 Keianda Jones 2011 Jayme Large 2011 Jamie Maginnis 2011 Jennifer Mitchell 2011 Karen Neff 2011 Brittany Smith 2011 Jan Stockman, Jr. 2012 Benjamin Ballew 2012 Dylan Clifton-Lorton 2012 Trevor Dixon 2012 Jessica Kendall 2012 Lauren Miller 2012 Andres Porras 2012 Pedro Porras 2012 Kristie Reese 2012 Alaina Ruiz 2012 Marcus Rutkowski 2012 Rogelio Sanson 2012 Haley Schwartz 2012 Alexandria Zacharias 2013 Megan Bengela 2013 Mariah Clark 2013 William Frye, Jr. 2013 William Jensen 2013 Anastasia Martinez 2013 Joshua Murphy 2013 Katelyn Parker 2013 Candice Patterson 2013 Sarah Patterson 2013 Jimmie Ridley 2013 Talia Ulrich TOTAL

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W.A.I.T.E., Inc. W.A.I.T.E., Inc. was founded in 1998 by a group of Waite High School graduates from the late 1940s. Their goal was to recognize those graduates who might not be in the top tier of their class, but may have average to above average grades and be heavily involved in the activities and athletics of Waite High School. They felt there was a need to reward average to above average graduates who would normally not receive any financial help for higher education. The committee sends out a mailing once a year to raise funds for the scholarship account. There is an application process and then a Scholarship Committee interviews the applicants. A decision is made and then each year ten $2,000.00 scholarships are given to deserving graduating Seniors. During the month of May the Trustees host a breakfast and awards program at an area hall for the recipients and their parents/guardians. Since 1998 they have given 163 scholarships totaling $272,000. Founders Bob Businger ‘48 Jim Naumann ‘48 Ray Spencer ‘49 Bob Yenrick ‘49 Officers President Vice President Secretary Treasurer

Kathleen Silcox ‘64 Kathleen Werner ‘64 LuAnn Shuman ‘56 Ray Spencer ‘49

Trustees Judy Bee ‘49 Richard Bitter ‘60 Greg Bonnell ‘67 Bob Businger ‘48 Chuck Childer ‘77 Bob Clark ‘65 Rhea Halloran ‘56 Alan “Skip” Lane ‘56 Barbara Mason ‘77 Larry Mau ‘60 Steve Mierzejewski ‘61 Jack Momany ‘48 Bill Romp ‘60 LuAnn Shuman ‘56 Steve Sirotnyak ‘56 Arnie Steedman ‘49 Bob Yenrick ‘49 Dianna Yenrick ‘71


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50 years of Scholarships... Did you know the following Waite Alumni, Staff, and East Toledo community generated scholarships have been given over the past fifty years. This would include: The Bistayi Memorial Scholarship The William Brenner Memorial Scholarship(s) The Warren Densmore Memorial Scholarship The James E. “Big Daddy” Derr Memorial Scholarship East Toledo Club Scholarship(s) The East Toledo Junior Football League Scholarship(s) The East Toledo/Oregon Scholarship The Patricia Henry Memorial Scholarship The Barb Kuzma-O’Reilly Memorial Scholarship The MacVay-Sloan Honors Scholarship The Genoa Bank Scholarship The Kwiatkowski Memorial Scholarship The Gilbert McGee Memorial Scholarship(s) The Mary Morales Latino Scholarship The Mary Morales Mathematics Scholarship The Morrison R. Waite National Honor Society Scholarship(s) The Owens Community College Trustees’ Academic Excellence Scholarship The Rutherford Family Scholarship The Saloff Scholarship The C. Frank Sedivi Memorial Scholarship The Sluhan Family Scholarship(s) The Morrison R. Waite High School Staff Scholarship The Stipancich Memorial Scholarship(s) The Tucker, Stein, Kissling and Bueltel Scholarship The Virginia Kline Scholarship The Waite Alumni Association Scholarship(s) The Waite Athletic Booster Club Scholarship(s) The Waite Band Booster Club scholarship(s) The W.A.I.T.E., Inc. Scholarship(s) The Richard A. Wandtke Memorial Scholarship The F. M. Whipple Scholarship The Richard Young Memorial Scholarship

The oldest scholarship given is the Alumni Association Scholarship and the most recent to be given is the Richard Young Memorial Scholarship.

MORRISON R. WAITE HIGH SCHOOL

Distinguished Waite Alumni 1982 Field of Business and Public Service Field of Law Field of Business 1983 Clyde Sluhan ’29 Field of Business and Public Service Samuel P. Szor ’48 Field of Music and Education Frank Wiley ’26 Field of Law 1984 Kenneth Holland ’31 Field of Music and Education 1985 Lewis C. Cross ‘46 Field of Education Michael Damas ’31 Field of Public Service Joe Flores ’52 Field of Law George Gorsuch ’47 Field of Medicine and Military Service Leonard Hendrickson ‘29 Field of Education 1986 Chris Christoff ’42 Field of Public Service Byron West ’50 Field of Business Ron Wade ’51 Field of Medicine 1987 Michael Cicak ’54 Field of Business Robert Kurucz ’62 Field of Physics and Astronomy Research 1988 Edwin Lane ’47 Field of Athletics Ray Monto ’31 Field of Medicine 1989 Steve G. Contos ’45 Field of Education 1992 Claire Dunn ’33 Field of Education Julius Marcus ’56 Field of Business and Industry Norman C. Nitschke ’39 Field of Business and Industry Daniel C. Seamann ’48 Field of Education Bonnie J. MacVay Sloan ’48 Field of Education 1993 Robert R. Carson ’48 Field of Education Richard G. Davis ’47 Field of Public Service Sally A. Dunn ’58 Field of Education Joseph P. Moran, Jr. ’34 Field of Medicine Valarie Justiss Vance ’31 Field of Human Services 1994 Kenneth E. DeShetler ’47 Field of Law Arland R. Krueger ’41 Field of Business Mary Ellen Liebherr Luzny ’36 Field of Public Service Charles R. Rutherford ’46 Field of Law Frank Toth ’32 Field of Education 1995 William H. Christoffers ’62 Field of Business Alvin R. Eaton ’37 Field of Physics and Research James Heider ’55 Field of Engineering and Research 1996 Patricia Brazell ’56 Field of Nursing Bernard L. Gladieux ’26 Field of Public Service Larry R. Michaels ’65 Field of Education Donald A. Saunders ’53 Field of Business Lance A. Talmage ’56 Field of Medicine 1997 Thomas Fewster, Sr. ‘61 Field of Business Jacob Justiss, Jr. ’37 Field of Education Paul David Mabie ’47 Field of Medicine Richard R. Perry ’43 Field of Education Leo Goldner ’41 George Kiroff ’43 Edward Lamb ’20


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Distinguished Waite Alumni

Distinguished Waite Alumni

Senior Photos

2003 Robert D. Clark ’65 Robert E. Roper ’51 Eulan G. Tucker, Jr. ’60 Lucy A. Weaver ’47

Robert R. Carson (1948)

Lance A.Talmage (1956)

Terry J. Breymaier (1965)

Michael D. Wilkins (1986)

Distinguished Waite Alumni 1998 Gary E. Gabriel ’47 Robert E. Greenler ’47 Bryan H. Reamsnyder ’62 Maxwell C. Reddish ’33 Howard H. Schaetzke ’43

Field of Law Field of Physics and Research Field of Education Field of Public Service Field of Education 1999 Mike McCormack ’39 Field of Science and Public Service Donald Z. Petroff ’56 Field of Law and Public Service William M. Romp ’60 Field of Business Christian R. Thomson ‘25 Field of Education 2000 Judy Lane Bee ’49 Field of Public Service Jerry L. Berndt ’57 Field of Athletics Robert J. Drews, Sr. ‘42 Field of Business Helen C. Gimenez Gilbert ‘57 Field of Education Sam Schaeffer ’52 Field of Education 2001 Doris L. Ayling ’48 Field of Education Kenneth R. Koch ’60 Field of Entertainment Robert C. Pollex ’65 Field of Law Richard G. Wargowsky ’50 Field of Public Service Paul J. Weiss ’46 Field of Medicine 2002 David L. Alvarado ’55 Field of Education Delbert H. Dayton, Jr. ‘49 Field of Medicine Carole R. Kiroff ’56 Field of Education Ewing H. Miller ’41 Field of Architecture

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Field of Education Field of Education Field of Business Field of Education

2004 Sharon A. Judi Houston Ellis ‘65 Louis G. Galambos ‘43 Alan C. “Skip” Lane ‘56 Norman K. Nunamaker ‘55 Jack Vergiels ‘56 2005 Carol A. Williams Barailloux ‘62 Paul A. “Pat” Hecklinger ‘61 Bill Nopper ‘62 Edward L. Wier ‘47 2006 Don J. Baumgartner ‘45 Robert L. Genzman ‘59 A. Bernard Hatch ‘46 Brian L. Meeker ‘64 George J. Rasi ‘63 2007 Charles E. Dotson ’86 Darla Wandtke Harbaugh ’69 Cheryl Morse Kish ’67 George P. Novotny ’39 Robert W. Slater ’43 Eugene Winchester ’28 2008 Terry J. Breymaier ‘65 George W. Scharbach ‘40 Susan Payne Woodrow ‘58 Jack R. Zedro ‘49 2009 Gary L. Failor ‘64 Raymond L. Frick ‘64 Csaba Frank Sedivi ‘63 Michael D. Wilkins ‘86 Stella Ane Zedro ‘48

Field of Business Field of Business Field of Education Field of Education Field of Education Field of Education Field of Business Field of Education Field of Business Field of Business Field of Education Field of Education Field of Engineering Field of Engineering Field of Business Field of Business Field of Education Field of Military Service Field of Engineering Field of Law Field of Business Field of Engineering Field of Law Field of Engineering Field of Public Service Field of Business Field of Engineering Field of Business Field of Music

2010 Romules L. Durant ‘94 Victor Kissoff ‘54 Michael D. Lorton ‘72 Stanley R. Starkey ‘65

Field of Education Field of Business Field of Medicine Field of Business 2011

Fred A. Bollin ‘57 Gregory W. Bonnell ‘67 Edward R. Platzer ‘67 Thomas L. Schuster ‘59 Robert E. Wagner, Jr. ‘65

Field of Business Field of Education Field of Education Field of Business Field of Business

2012 Dennis D. Doyle ’75 Field of Health Care and Military Service Lawrence D. Morgan ’45 Field of Education Gary M. Reddish ’72 Field of Business Daniel M. Saunders ‘53 Field of Medicine Deborah M. Yenrick ’69 Field of Education 2013 Bernard A. Frick ‘57 Field of Education Phillip L. Kajca ‘81 Field of Business Philip L. Kuebbeler ‘56 Field of Medicine Harry N. Millsr ‘45 Field of Engineering Emilio V. Ramirez ‘91 Field of Education


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Waite Athletic Hall of Fame (members listed in order of induction)

John Armstrong (1943-1944) Bill Grecus (1943-46) Jim Heider (1952-54) Phil Kuebbeler (1955-56) Francis A. Lengel (1931-32) Jack Martin (1938-39) Edward E. Packer (1914-16) Boni E. Petcoff (1917-19) Robert “Red” Snider (1932-35) Floyd Wright (1931-34) Ted Keller (1915-16) Clinton Knitz (1944-46) Verne C. Lechner (1915) George Mies (1937-39) George Muellich (1924-26) Glenn “Monk” Myers (1930-33) Roger Reese (1955-56) Elmer V. Scallish (1944-47) Pete Stoner (1955-58) Frank Szalay (1937-38) Bill Alexander (1922) Bob Carson (1945-47) Steve Contos (1943-45) John Curtis (1953-55) Harold Hecklinger (1936-38) Curtis Johnson (1964-66) Frank Kiss (1934) Dan Marazon (1937-39) Bill McCrory (1957-59) Russ Morse (1930-32) Carl “Dutch” Stamman (1921-23) Dodge V. Alexander (1918-21) Neil Burson (1951-53) Claire Dunn (1932) Elmer McDonnall (1939-41) Bill Hopper (1960-62) Frank Roush (1914-17) Larry Skeldon (1958-60) Vern Smith (1939-42) Stan Starkey (1962-65) Harry Steele (1924-25) Walt Young (1945-47) John Galyas (1950-53) Frank Pauly (1919-22) Ed Platzer (1965-67) Jack Romp (1961-64) Doug Thompson (1948-50) Frank Toth (1931-32) Andy Vanyo (1925-27) Jim Wasserman (1957-59) Mark B. Welker (1940-41) Joe Westenkirchner (1941-43) Frank Young (1915-18) Victor Domhoff (1919-23) Roger Fisher (1960) Jack Giroux (1953) Pj Nyitray (1965) Max C. Reddish (1933) Emerson Ueberroth (1940) Pat Donley (1969-71) Ray Gunner (1949-51)

Chuck Hurst (1962) Tom Inman (1944) Earl Kaiser (1930-32) Howard Trautwein (1919-20) Marvin Johnson (1970-72) Victor Kissoff (1953-54) Bill Raizik (1930-32) Raymond Scheets (1915-18) Sylvester Stewart (1942-1944) Jack Thompson (1953-55) Ray Domhoff (1922-24) Gilbert Guerrero (1964-68) Pete Penkoff (1924-27) Jim Siebenaller (1940-41) Ray Spencer (1948-49) Jack Vergiels (1954-56) Bill Petters (1941-53) Jack Mollenkopf (1935-47) Dale Bueschen (1924-26) Tom Dunston (1960-64) Eugene Johnson (1962-65) Clark Pittenger (1916-18) Les Rideout (1937-40) Ken Steingraber (1978-80) Stan Sterger (1948-52) Harold “Andy” Anderson (1926-34) Ray Boothby (1941-45) Dawn Brown (1979-83) Milton Carswell (1963-67) Carl Albert Ludwig Dreyer (1919-23) Kim Erdmann (1978-82) Robert Hecklinger (1936-40) Don McCallister (1931-34) Bob Micenic (1953-57) John (Moon) Monar (1926-30) Luke Murphy (1978-82) George J. Maurer (1935) Arthur “Dutch” Elston (1936) Daniel C. Seemann (1948) Charles R. O’shea (1948-49) Eddie W. Turner William M. Romp (1957-60) Robert A. Lengel (1958-62) Robert C. Parks (1964) Gary E. Jackson (1970-74) Tamara A. (DeVaul) Winfrey (1974-76) Barb (Kuzma) O’reilly (1976) Daniel Boening (1982-83) Nathaniel “Nacko” L. Jackson (1984-86) Michelle R. (Lorton) Fournier (1990) Betty (Miller) Hepp (1990) George K. Rowe (1971-73) Merrill “Cy” Foster (1915-17) Homer Cowell (1928-31) Russ Davies (1936-38) Bill Martin (1946-48) Richard Chisholm (1962-64) Elmer Heider (1928) Carl Schliesser (1963-65)

Luann Scobie (1967-71) Larry Bevan (1918, 1921-24) Tammy Lorton (1985-88) Brian Washington (1978-80) Kelly Erdman (1981-84) Mark Kerr (1985-87) Ralph C. Boggs (1935) Joseph Horvath (1943) David Buescher (1949) Andrew R. Pocse (1952) Robert F. Heider (1963) Daniel J. Marazon, Jr. (1963) Andy F. Toth (1964) William J. Begg (1966) Elizabeth A. Sepeda (1979) Charles E. Young (1982) Theresa L. Dutton (1983) Jesse Pettaway (1983) Tamara M. Peacock (1991) Craig D. Thames (1991) Sanya M. Washington (1992) Mike Lenix (1993) Jim Derr (1954) Ronald B. Nichoson (1964) Albert W. Price (1937) Alex W. Urban (1937) Donald Kowalko (1947) Guido Tambur (1948) Jerry L. Berndt (1957) Wayne Marble (1957) Michael A. Jesion (1964) Russell Ryan (1967) Joseph J. Guerrero (1971) Mckantz S. Archer (1975) Kathlene J. Mesteller Bankowski (1975) Mark E. Beach (1979) Holly S. Vargo Brown (1980) Charles E. Dotson (1986) Anthony J. Gallaher (1989) Christina Lorton (1991) Kimberly J. Kern (1993) Romules L. Durant (1994) Raymond Zbierajewski (1949) William Ryan (1937) Clyde C. Dexter (1941) Donald Layman (1945) Robert Horst (1949) Dwain “Sid” Adams (1957) John D. Jamerson (1963) Robert P. Thibert (1964) Michael D. Lorton (1972) William R. Greisiger (1974) John R. Green (1975) Dawn-A-Lee Widmer (1986) Anthony A. Smith (1987) Mary K. Brucker (1989) Matthew T. Grimes (1990) Milton E. Carswell, Jr. (1997) Crystal D. Dixon (2002) Antonio L. Guerra (2003) Gerald P. Wasserman (1964)


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Waite Athletic Hall of Fame

Holly S. Vargo Brown (1980) Harold “Andy” Anderson (1926-34)

George Muellich (1924-26)

William M. Romp (1957-60)

Gilbert Guerrero (1964-68)

Jack Mollenkopf (1935-47)

Vern Smith (1939-42)

Mark B. Welker (1940-41)

Mark E. Beach (1979)

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Morrison R. Waite High School...our rich history By Robert Genzman

It is amazing and a compliment to East Toledo that such a diverse people could develop a code of values which would be honored and accepted by all.

In 1980, Morrison R. Waite High School celebrated its rich heritage by publishing The Years of the Indian. It was a book that presented a nostalgic pictorial review of the history of Waite beginning with the year 1914, and also honored the historical past of the East Side and the diverse people who settled in the community. The following is part of that history contributed by Robert Genzman, Waite Class of 1959 — “Morrison R. Waite High School is located on a plat of land comprising between ten and eleven acres which was formerly an Ottawa Indian village. In the third quarter of the Nineteenth Century, the present location of Waite High School was the site of a brickyard, which produced bricks for construction purposes. This area was also known as the “brickyard ball grounds” due to the fact that this was a favorite site of baseball games. The site was also used for the Ringling Brothers Circus that was held at least once annually. People from all over Toledo and the surrounding vicinity would brave the mud and see the great show. The site of the old “Waite Bowl” and the football stadium was part of “Highways’ Pond,” which was probably part of an ancient bed of the Maumee River. “In 1909, the property bounded by Morrison Drive, East Broadway, Essex, and Second Streets was purchased by the Board of Education as a site for a school, and the city of Toledo was so interested in the project that it bought the adjoining ground between Second and Front Streets as a permanent park. The new school was not to be spoiled by lack of room. The construction of the building was begun by the Spieker Company in 1910, but because of labor troubles and the scarcity of materials, the school was not opened for classes until the fall of 1914. The entire cost was $900,000. A fieldhouse for physical education and athletics was added in 1954 at a cost of $500,000, and in 1976 a vocational center wing was constructed at a cost of $2.25 million. “A question which occupied the public mind before the original building was completed was the name it should bear. After much discussion, the choice fell upon Morrison R. Waite, Chief Justice of the United States, who in his day was foremost among Toledo’s public-spirited men. “East Toledo is a neighborhood and a people with an historical memory, real or imaginary. It is not a set of events remembered, but rather a set of instincts, feelings, intimacies, expectations, patterns of emotions and behaviors, a sense of reality, and a set of stories for individuals and for our people as a whole to live out. “It has been 150 ( 184) years since

The school’s namesake...U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Morrison R. Waite the first log cabin was constructed at the corner of Oak and Front Streets. The East Side has an interesting historical background in that. . .The ancient mound builders lived in East Toledo. The East Side was the hunting ground of Tecumseh, Little Turtle, Ottokee, and Blue Jacket. At this exact spot, an Ottawa Indian village existed, thus the name Waite Indian. East Toledo, 135 (169) years ago, was an Indian Reservation. In 1854, East Toledo was known as Utah, Ohio. In the year 1854, 175 people lived on the East Side and 75 of them died of cholera. Many were buried at the corner of Oak and Starr. The Underground Railroad operated on the East Side to help slaves escape to freedom prior to the Civil War. The name Steedman should be familiar to us all. East Toledo was known as the “Brooklyn of the West” because of the great number of churches. The Cherry Street Bridge was completed in 1865, thus connecting East to West Toledo for the first time. In the 1880’s, oil was discovered in East Toledo, thus bringing refineries to the East Side. We should remember that. . . “East Toledo contributed men to the Spanish American War. In World War I and World War II, East Toledo contributed hundreds of men to the cause of freedom. We should be familiar with the names of George Bee, George Sutton, Louie Timmons, Joe Kovacs, or any of the 116 men who lost their lives in these wars. In the Korean War, we should remember the name of Louie Petro. If we look at the Vietnam Conflict, we remember the names of Jack Schober, Mike Nottage, Willie Tucker, plus numerous others. We should remember the Golden Tornadoes. We should remember the names of Jack Mollenkopf,

Don McAllister, Francis Lengel, Bill Gregus, Mark Lechner, and hundreds of others. We should remember Philip Conser, Florence Rees, Maxine Cosgray, Victoria Canfield, Alice Nauts, and hundreds of others. We should remember those who graduated in the Paramount Theater. We should remember the people of our neighborhoods. That we should remember….. “The only true meaning of East Toledo History is in the respect and appreciation of the common man. What attracted these people to East Toledo? They came in the hope for themselves and for a new future for their children. The French came as trappers. The Germans came as farmers. The Irish came as canal builders. The Hungarians came as foundry workers. The southern European came as an industrial worker. The African-American came to seek work in industry. The MexicanAmerican Americans came to seek work on the railroads. With this great ethnic diversity, the community of East Toledo acquired certain characteristics. Even though they were of different cultures, they were common in the fact that they knew of the hardships of life, they knew what it meant to sweat, they knew of sacrifices, but above all, they sought a better life for their children. “It is amazing and a compliment to East Toledo that such a diverse people could develop a code of values which would be honored and accepted by all.” For one hundred years, Waite High School continues to hold an important place in the history of the East Side. Thousands have passed through her halls. Some have distinguished themselves in exceptional ways as exemplified by the 122 members of the Distinguished Waite (Continued on page 31)


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Alumni and the 178 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees. Others have gone on to make contributions that have had an impact on jobs, their communities, and their families. Waite also has a part of the school within itself as reflected by personal achievements resulting from academic learning, sportsmanship that developed from athletic participation, friendships that were fostered through activities, and the development of values that have helped shape its entire life. Since the last printing of this history, Morrison R. Waite High School has undergone notable structural changes and the Waite Alumni Association has invested millions of dollars supporting the improvements while continuing to award scholarships annually. Mollenkopf Stadium has been renovated, a Memorial Plaza and Garden was created to honor our veterans and our deceased students who served in the military, and the Auditorium updated. In 2010, Edward Drummond Libbey High School was closed and the Waite Learning Community now includes students who live in the Old South End as well as many other parts of Northwest Ohio. Recently, the Toledo Public Schools Board of Education acquired Optimist Park from the City of Toledo and it is now part of the Waite High School campus. Plans are underway to develop a recreational area for our students. Currently, the student population is 816. The entire staff continues to work tirelessly to insure a viable and successful educational experience for all of our students. More History…. After a November 1908 bond issue was passed by voters, the Board of Education decided to establish at least two district high schools, and purchased east side land at Kelsey Street, East Broadway Street, and Mott Avenue for $22,000. Envisioning the construction of these high school buildings, at this time the Board also established the system’s Department of Architecture. According to the Schools District’s Annual Report, the two “cosmopolitan” high schools were “exact duplicates in every respect.” The west side high school, completed by September, 1913 was named Jesup W. Scott High School, while the east side facility, completed one year later, was named Morrison R. Waite High School. Morrison R. Waite High School is located at 301 Morrison Drive on a 16.2acre (27.2 acres including the football stadium) parcel generally bounded by East Broadway, Mott and Essex Streets. It is named after Morrison R. Waite, one of Toledo’s most distinguished early residents who rose to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. This four-story building is constructed of masonry load

Construction of Morrison R. Waite High School was completed with horse-drawn cranes and construction equipment. (Photo courtesy of Toledo Public Schools) bearing walls. It was built at a cost of nearly $900,000 between 1910 and 1914 by a Toledo contractor, The Speiker Company, from designs provided by prominent Toledo architect David L. Stine. It was one of Stine’s few, but significant designs for the Board of Education, which also included the nearly identical and nearly contemporaneous Scott High School on Toledo’s west side. (He had also designed the Lucas County Courthouse, the Lucas County Jail, and the Lucas County Library) Waite High School has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places since 1996 as a contributing structure to the East Toledo Historic District. It has been assigned Ohio Historic Inventory number LUC-4207-10. Architecture In terms of architects, Waite High School is not only notable as the product of David Stine, but also because it marks the first Toledo collaboration by Edwin M. Gee, who served as a consulting architect for the project. Gee went on to serve as Supervising Architect for the Board of Education until retirement in 1939. In the over quarter century that he was involved with Toledo Schools, Gee was responsible for designing more Toledo school buildings than any other person. This massive school building that was dedicated in 1914 on a modified H-plan that included projecting central bays that projected less extensively than the comer bays on the front and rear elevations. The plan was believed to be adequate to house the projected 1,200 to 1,500 students, and included 23 classrooms and laboratories for the sciences and manual training as well as a gymnasium, auditorium with direct exterior access that could seat over 1,000, a library, cafeteria and natatorium. The building’s symmetrical facade is anchored by two central entrances accessed through Gothic arches, although entry doors are also positioned in each of the two projecting wings. The central bays rise four stories to a pedimented

gable flanked by small decorative towers masonry friezes punctuated by quatrefoil elements and shield devices that occur above bands of windows distinguished by tracery. Crenellated parapets extend along the three-story bays running between the central gabled unit and projecting corner bays. Extensive use of masonry is particularly notable in the central gabled entry bays, positioned as quoins at the unit corners, as window mullions and windows and door surrounds, as coping, and as spandrels between the second and third stories created by contiguous shield devices. Major additions to the original 170,783 square foot building include the 38,222 square foot Grant Murray Field House capable of seating 2,800 completed at a cost of $500,000 in 1954, and an 81,186 square feet Skills Career Center added in 1974 at a cost of $2,250,000. The campus also includes the Mollenkopf Stadium, built in 1934 at a cost of $150,000 by the Depression era federal Civil Works Administration and Federal Emergency Relief Administration. The interior of the high school has been renovated through the decades of active service. The auditorium has been altered and many of its original details obscured, as has the fourth floor cafeteria and most interior spaces. The architectural elements of this building define it as an example of Collegiate Tudor Gothic, a style popular among architects for school buildings primarily in the first third of the Twentieth Century. This style is an eclectic mixture of select elements that were designed to reference classical ideals and heritage. Waite High School has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places since 1996 as contributing to the structure to East Toledo Historic District. If this impressive building were not situated within a historic district, it retains sufficient exterior architectural integrity and historical associations to be considered individually eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. (The Mannik & Smith Group)


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TIMELINE

A Proud Tradition... When Waite High School opened its doors on September 14, 1914, it was the beginning of what has become a long history of scholastic excellence, athletic prowess, school spirit, community service, & tradition. On the next few pages, we will try to recapture some memorable moments of our first 100 years...


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TIMELINE 1914-1915 Yearbook dedication—”To nothing tangible, to nothing visible, to nothing audible—to the spirit of Waite High” ... September 14: Seniors have nothing over the freshmen when it comes to hunting classrooms ... October 20: new ink wells in Room 126 ... October 23: mass meeting-—new songs and cheers ... March 19: first Vaudville Show ... Vern Lechner and Harry Van Hoesen lead the cast in the production of “H. M.S. Pinafore.” 1915-1916 Dramatic Club organized ... October 31: Mask Ball given by the four literary societies ... Waite acquires a telescope and an astronomy class is begun ... Waite High School Alumni organized at a banquet on December 28, attended by 52 members of the Class of 1915—William Tucket elected as President ... Memorial Day, May 29: Dedication of a Bronze Tablet in Memory of the Boys of the Toledo High School who served in the War for the Preservation of the Union .., June 2: “The Two Vagabonds” Comic Opera performed. 1916-1917 Class yell: Ziggers, Ziggers, pull the trigger, Ziss, Boom, Bah, ‘17, ‘17, Rah, Rah, Rah ... December 15: Latin Department presents a most successful Saturnalia to an audience of 1,500 ... December 29: first Gym Dance sponsored by the Senior Class ... January 5: an exhibition of wireless and frequency currents is given in the wireless room ... May 4: an exhibition is held in the gym with over 400 girls demonstrating fold dances, drills, and marching ... Alumni Association has nearly 300 members. 1917-1918 September 29: first game ever played in Waite Bowl—Waite 38, Monroe 0 ... Waite High Opera Club formed ... baseball and track removed from sports roster of many high schools ... 106 Waite boys serve in the army and navy ... students chip in for the purchase of a Liberty Bond ... Waite Friendship Club supports French War Orphan, makes scrapbooks for wounded soldiers, sends soap, towels, and washcloths to soldiers in the trenches, and makes about 800 compresses for a hospital in France. 1918-1919 October 14: School closes indefinitely because of the flu (lasts four weeks) ... November 23: “Victory” Dance sponsored by the four literary societies-gym decorated in the national colors of the Allied Nations ... Spanish Club organized … April 2: parades welcoming the boys home from overseas ... April 7: four trees added to the Waite campus in honor of fallen heroes, Walter Goorley and George Fischer, who were killed in the great wars. 1919-1920 Edward Lamb sets the stage for the future serving as president of the Senior

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TIMELINE Class, Forum, and the Hi-Y Club … September 29: Waite High School Orchestra formed … Aloha Literary Society formed for freshman girls—their motto, “Interest Freshmen in Waite; Interest Waite in the Freshmen” ... Tennis Club organized in March as four tennis courts are constructed … May 21: Forum Literary Society of Waite and the Webster Literary Society of Scott host a dance ... “Loyal” adopted as our fight song. 1920-1921 Engineering Club formed ... Boni Petcoff assured a place on Ohio State’s football team next year ... Forum purchases a bust of Abraham Lincoln for the school library ... $875 collected toward purchase of bleachers ... The Produce Exchange presents an oil portrait of Morrison R. Waite to be hung in the auditorium. 1921-1922 Glee Club organized under Mr. Clarence Ball … Waite High School Orchestra formed under the direction of Miss Bessie Werum, a well-known violinist in Toledo ... great football season—Waite 666, Opponents 31 ... Altobee Art Club formed. 1922-1923 Student Council revived as an organization ... Waite High School Band organized under Mr. Sutphen ... October 28: Jack Dempsey attends the game and talks to the team … December 12: Mr. Chalmers introduces President Harding to the team as they visit Washington, D.C. … Mr. D. W. Griffith speaks to the Commercial Club ... thanks to Jack Fluhrer, V.P. of Athletic Supply Co., baseball, which had been eliminated as a high school sport in 1917, is once again alive. 1923-1924 Baseball team 12 for 12—seven players receive All-Star honors in Toledo papers ... with a 9-3 record the basketball team takes the City Championship. 1924-1925 Waite’s first undefeated football team (100) ... thanks to the Radio Club the entire school is able to hear the President’s Inaugural Address on March 4th (President Coolidge, that is!) ... April 17: Hi-Y and Friendship Clubs have a “Backward” party—did this set the stage for our modern spirit weeks? ... seniors no longer spend class day at Sugar Island—the “Greyhound” no longer sails between the island and Toledo. 1925-1926 Alumni Association reorganized with a new constitution providing 75% of its income for scholarships ... November 12: Edgar A. Guest honors us with a visit ... every member of the Friendship Club “adopts” a little brother or sister from the Miami Children’s Home ... December 7: everyone charlestons at the Victory Dance--we’re City Champions again ... idea of homeroom reps begun to sell Retinas and the Purple & Gold ... May 11:


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TIMELINE Biology department out of worms--Bill Sorenson went fishing! … Baseball team wins City Tournament, N.W. Ohio Tournament, but loses the state finals to Salem 23-21. 1926-1927 Alumni Association initiates a homecoming day ... Student Council conducts Purple & Gold campaign--decides on 10 Rules of Conduct and publishes a Student Handbook … Zets compose a society song ... February 16: the clock refuses to function--students go to class at the call of a bugle … clogging becomes popular in girls’ athletics to the likes of “Old Reuben,” “Liza Jane,” and “Pony Boy” … Optimates Club formed--our original Latin Club. 1927-1928 Home Economics Club organized ... Boys “W” Club organized ... May 31: Senior Class spends day at Put-in-Bay. 1928-1929 Band wears their new uniforms, donated by Mr. Page, for the first time at the Libbey game ... Jack Haley, Ron Chisholm, and Jim Drummond are seen ushering in the new Paramount Theater ... February 4: our band broadcasts over WSPD ... March 8: the Glee Club presents Cadman’s “Lelawala,” the finest Indian opera ever written ... March 11: slogan adopted, “A lesson a day keeps the unsats away” … March 15: Senior Class chooses motto, “We learn not for school, but for life” ... Miss Marion Hart adopted as a member of the Blackfeet as Princess Mountain Flower in a ceremony officiated by Chief Two Guns White Calf. 1929-1930 Philip Conser becomes principal ... Student Council wages a “Better Waite”’ campaign to make the halls and campus more attractive ... October 15 observes the 2,000th birthday of the poet Virgil—Optimates center their activities around this ... Biology Club, the Scarabs, organized ... Altobee Art Club holds sculpting contest--their medium is Beechnut Chewing Gum ... Girls “W” Club organized ... Retina changes from a magazine to a newspaper ... efforts are made for a new stadium .. January 30: Prohibition talks during homeroom ... February 27: Joe Moon proposes we install a moving stairway in Waite! 1930-1931 September 18: first pep meeting under new flood lights … first year for lightweight football team … International Club organized to create international good-will by exchanging correspondence with foreign students … Friendship Club sends gifts to orphans at Miami Children’s Home and to Native Americans in North Dakota ... Basketball Team plays against Libbey in new TU Fieldhouse for city championship—we lost 16-11 ... March 19: New coach, McCallister, is here for

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TIMELINE football spring training ... March 31: Student Council sponsors “Ramona” to raise funds for another second floor mural ... May 1: May Day and a 3 o’clock dance-first dance ever sponsored by the sophomores. 1931-1932 Student Council develops the Waite Chapter of the National Honor Society … Student Council sponsors six entertainments to raise funds to help buy lunches for students who couldn’t afford one due to the Depression … December 5: Don McCallister’s football team wins City Championship ... Student Council works with the Social Service Federation and the Christmas Cheer Committee to sponsor a Christmas basket program—50 families benefitted ... Band participates in the dedication of the new High Level Bridge and in the reopening of Main Street … Jr. Red Cross Club organized--first of its kind in Toledo high schools ... Basketball team wins city cage race with a 15-1 record ... Boxing is added to Waite’s athletic schedule ... the name “Golden Tornadoes” was officially changed to “The Waite Indians.” 1932-1933 After weeks of practice, band spells out W- A - I - T - E in big purple & gold letters ... Football City Champions again—no points scored by opposing teams ... Swimming Team takes City Championship ... Track team breaks old state records running the 880 in 1.31.1, but takes second place because of the sensational running of Jesse Owens, Cleveland East Tech, Olympic contender (was he ever!) … Student Council helps buy a talking apparatus for moving pictures ... Red Cross Club sews 107 garments for Red Cross ... March 4: FDR inaugurated ... May 11: we tune in on Burns & Allen for our English program. 1933-1934 Third year in a row—City Football Champions ... Stadium dedicated on September 21 by Senator J.J. Davis of Pennsylvania-Memorial Gates of stadium dedicated to 106 Waite boys in WWI and two who died—Waite defeats Moosehart 6-3 ... March 12: gingham shirts become the rage. 1934-1935 Football team secures fourth consecutive City Championship bringing Waite a national rating ... streetcar carries the band through town advertising the Waite Stadium Drive … Blade awards trophy for best school newspaper in the city to the Retina. 1935-1936 September 28: new scoreboard, built by Sterling & Sons, is used for the first time ... October 1: Fassett Street Bridge collapses ... October 21: for third consecutive year Purple & Gold receives All-American rating ... first time Waite and Scott fight to a 7-7 tie ... Red Snider rolls up the most points of any man in the city and makes


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TIMELINE every sports editor’s All-City team ... May 22: band plays in May Festival featuring Nelson Eddy as soloist. 1936-1937 School yearbook dedicated to Mrs. Victoria Canfield ... Election fever grips the nation ... Phillip Conser, Miss Doris Nelson, Mrs. Geraldine Matt, and Miss Mabel Wemp join front office ... University of Toledo Dean of Women Miss Katherine Easley inspires with message ... Toledo attorney Mr. Lehr Fess talks about quality of life ... Football team downs Mooseheart, Ill., 13-0, Peabody, Mass. 12-6, loses to Knoxville, Tenn. 13-0. 1937-1938 Track team ties DeVilbiss for City League honors. 1938-1939 September 7: Mr. Conser inaugurates our P.A. system … the band introduces swing into its repertoire ... Grant Murray makes it possible for the cagers to have unusual suits of Scotch plaid ... Friendship Club gives Valentine Party for children at the Lutheran Orphanage ... April 12: first baseball game postponed because of snow ... Waite celebrates its 25th ... the latest— T.V. 1939-1940 Football team again takes City Championship ... Pal-a-teer Art Club formed to study modern art . . . February 29: the Annual stages a vaudville show with Chris Christoff as M.C.--plays to a capacity audience … first graduation takes place in the Paramount Theater. 1940-1941 Don Haxton and Arland Krueger direct summer rehearsals for band ... March 1: WHS Girl Scout Troup 122 organizedsponsored by the Mother’s Club ... seniors vote to wear caps and gowns at baccalaureate and commencement. 1941-1942 Miss Cecile Vashaw directs the band ... Sizzle started by Student Council as an experimental two page newspaper … to help with the war effort Student Council backs the sale of defense stamps ... a Service Flag is erected in the hall bearing stars to represent all students now in service … Peris substitute pins for sweaters since wool is hard to get due to the war ... Red Cross Club knits 30 sweaters for the lads in khaki ... Pro and Con Club organized--debates are held--resolved: “The President is doing his best for national defense.” 1942-1943 Mildred Weeks first female president of Student Council … Football team City Champions ... twenty-eight students onduty six hours a day as members of Hall Patrol … Sizzle expands to four pages ... November 11: Service Flag dedicated— each star represents graduates and present students who serve in the military ... Student Council’s first War Stamp and Bond


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TIMELINE drive held during Pearl Harbor Week raises $4,149.61 ... each club plants a tree as part of Arbor Day Program … Cross Country team wins City Championship. 1943-1944 Purple & Gold takes on a military theme ... Student Council offers a bond to the club or organization giving the best mass meeting ... Forum pledges feast on “rare delicacies,” get a molasses shampoo, and jog into town from Riverside Park ... Cross Country City Champions—Second in the District--Sixth in the State Meet 1944-1945 Football team City Champions … band plays for rededication of Pearson Park … Miss Vashaw writes a new Alma Mater for Waite with the help of Arland Krueger and Maxine Cosgray ... Baseball resumed as a sport—Bill Gregus leads in hitting, Steve Contos in home runs, Lew Cross in pitching … Cross Country become City and District Champions. 1945-1946 Football team given state championship by news services and sports writers—Bill Gregus selected for every All-Ohio Team and is named honorary captain on one— we lose city championship ... French Club holds clothing drive for war-torn Europe ... Pro and Con Club discusses: “Is the use of the atomic bomb justified?” ... Cross Country wins fourth consecutive City Championship. 1946-1947 Band boards train for El Paso, Texas—first stop Chicago to play for dedication of a new Rock Island streamliner ... J. V. Football team ties for City Championship … Future Retailers of America organized-students attend school three hours then work in various stores ... Vets Club organized--made up of boys returning from service in the Armed Forces to help them readjust to civilian life. 1947-1948 Band plays for Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, and T. U. football as well as our own games … Football City Champions ... Eugene Evans takes over as choir director … Theresa Breuer sings at one of the Optimates’ meetings … the Spanish Club gives a Pan-American Program representing all Latin-American countries. 1948-1949 Future Teachers Club organized ... former Waite players give pep talk at mass meeting for Waite-Scott game … Freshman Basketball claims city title ... Jr. Y-Teens raise money to help rebuild the “Y” in Manila ... Cross Country takes City and District Championships ... Track team sets five school records. 1949-1950 Clad in striking new uniforms the band has an extremely active year including two trips to Detroit Lions games … Student Council takes over mass meetings … Honor Society raises scholarship money


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TIMELINE by holding a “Twenty Questions Quiz” patterned after popular radio program … Forum-Q.D. game held on school time-proceeds donated to the March of Dimes ... Senior Y-Teens send clothing to a needy family in Japan .. .Sizzle holds Swan Soap wrapper campaign which sent many extra bars of soap to Europe’s needy kids ... May 27: Memorial dedicated to Waite’s 112 war dead--fifteen Sycamore Trees planted for first 15 killed in WWII ... Cross Country wins seventh City Championship in nine years—become District Champions fourth time in nine years. 1950-1951 September 19: school dismissed at 2:00 for dedication of Union Station ... band wins trophy for being the best band in Northwest Ohio .... Cultural Exchange Exhibit between Penang, Malaya and Toledo on exhibit at Waite due to efforts by Mrs. Dorothy Packer ... Future Teachers Quiz held in the auditorium with Frank Vennor of WSPD as guest quizmaster ... Cross Country wins third straight City and District titles and Ohio Scholastic Conference meet—sophomore Neil Burson was first in all these meets. 1951-1952 Don Haxton introduces a new style of marching to the band … for a Red Cross sponsored project the choir makes a recording to be sent overseas ... April 1: The “Fizzle” is printed … Student Council grants charters to the Commercial Club and the United Nations Club ... CrossCountry team does it again--so does Neil Burson! 1952-1953 Senior Y-Teens make candles for Koreans who use candles for heat and lighting ... Sizzle receives superior rating at N.W. Ohio District Journalism Convention at B.G.S.U. … Waite wins first city basketball championship since 1938 … Waite breaks ground for construction of the fieldhouse ... Cross Country does it yet again--so does Burson who also shaves 30 seconds off the state course record. 1953-1954 January 26: opening of the Fieldhouse ... February 15: Ray Anthony’s band performs in the new Fieldhouse … May 3: Fieldhouse dedicated ... Zets donate a 7’9” plaster Indian to Waite at the Fieldhouse dedication … May 15: Waite celebrates its Fortieth ... members of the United Nations Club represent the Ukraine, Canada, and Costa Rica at the model General Assembly at T.U. on April 9--U.N. Day … for first time in nineteen years the track team ends season as Co-Champions of the city … Baseball team Co-City Champions. 1954-1955 Band grows to 80 members … football team doesn’t take the city, but has the highest scoring record ... Sizzle featuresphotographs. 1955-1956 Football team once again City Champions

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TIMELINE ... Zets give Spaghetti Supper ... Sizzle buys its own printing press … Baseball team City Champions. 1956-1957 September 15: band marches for the Detroit Lions-N.Y. Giants exhibition game which is televised coast to coast … new Pep Club organized—first high school in Toledo to have a card section portraying letters and pictures ... Zets begin mum tradition for the Thanksgiving Football Game ... “Freddy Forum” incites school spirit ... November 22: J.C.W.A. sponsors mock presidential election ... Basketball team sets new scoring record, 111-39 over Holland … Student Council contributes $400 for the purpose of beautifying the Dean’s Office. 1957-1958 Christian Thomson becomes principal ... Student Council leads morning prayer over the P.A. ... December 12: Toledo Port Authority representative gives presentation, “The St. Lawrence Seaway and What it Means to You” ... February 2: Polio collection taken ... March 27 & 29: Swim Club holds water show ... Bowling teams place first in National and American Leagues. 1958-1959 Point Place no longer Waite district ... hula hoops are big fad at Waite ... $50,000 spent to remodel the home economics food labs and sewing center. 1959-1960 Purple and Gold dedicated to parents ... All School Play—“Arsenic & Old Lace” ... Baseball Team City Champions. 1960-1961 Freshman Football Team undefeated City Champions … Freshman Track Team Relay Champions. 1961-1962 Mr. Thomson leaves for Start High School ... Leonard Hendrickson becomes our fifth principal ... Lightweight Football Team City Champions. 1962-1963 Cross Country City Champions ... Junior Class Play—”Our Miss Brooks.” 1963-1964 Night football banned by the Board of Education … Football Team City Champions--Dick Chisholm All-State and AllCity First Team ... Cross Country takes first City Championship since 1953 ... Waite celebrates its 50th … Leonard Hendrickson presents framed pictures of Waite’s first four principals to the school ... Rep. Thomas Ludlow Ashley presents Waite with a new 50 star flag which flew over the Supreme Court Building … Quill & Scroll organized as a journalism honorary ... Bowling Team City Champions. 1964-1965 Carl Schleisser receives All-City First Team and All-State Honorable Mention for football—Bill Komives also All-CityFirst Team ... Purple and Gold celebrates its 50th.


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TIMELINE 1965-1966 Eugene Johnson, Curtis Johnson, and Ron Williams receive All-City First Team honors in football ... Baseball Team Reaches Class AA State Semifinals ... All School Play—”The Mouse That Roared.” 1966-1967 Principal Leonard E. Hendrickson says goodbye to senior class ... Football team defeats Libbey 22-18, Scott 12-6, ties Macomber 6-6 to finish 2-4 in City League ... Jack Fry and Lupe Silva are All-City ... freshman football teams wins City championship ... basketball team beats Clay 7543 and again in tournament, 62-40. 1967-1968 First Student Council Carnival held to aid clubs and organizations in fund raising ... WTOD D.J.’s defeat Forum 51-41. 1968-1969 October 26: German Club holds Oktoberfest ... mock presidential election--Humphrey 44% - Wallace 31% - Nixon 25% ... Toledo Health Department requests Waite use paper plates and plastic utensils until automatic dishwashers are installed ... Basketball Team wins 500th game ... April 3: new baseball bleachers and fence along baselines erected from $1,500 donated by Class of ‘68. 1969-1970 A successful moon landing prompts Purple and Gold to dedicate yearbook to the future … Bill Snider receives football honors—First Team All-City, First Team All-Northwestern Ohio, All-Ohio Honorable Mention ... All School Play--”The Ghostess With The Mostess.” 1970-1971 Ray McNeill becomes our sixth principal … Dave Hathaway receives First Team All-City football honors … Howard Hill receives First Team All-City baseball honors ... Sandy Rice wins a national award for Home Furnishings in national DECA competition. 1971-1972 Principal Ray McNeill says goodbye to Senior Class ... Senior Class officers— President Harry Doyle, Sgt. of Arms John Lohner & Sue Poff, Vice President Bob Holland, Secretary Sherry Filby, Treasurer Kathie Sawyer ... Prom Co-Chairmen Carolyn Carr & Debbie Carr ... Senior Trip Co-Chairman Sue Jakab & Dan Newton ... Football team finishes 5-4, downs Cardinal Stritch 18-16, Start 18-6, Scott 13-0, Libbey 34-0, & St. Francis 20-9, outscoring all opponents 130-113 ... Roger Bell & Rich Mallory are MVP of basketball team ... Mallory scores 239 points and has 141 rebounds. 1972-1973 Yearbook dedicated to friendships ... Ken Donley receives All-City First Team Offense and Defense honors. 1973-1974 Marianne Hamilton becomes first girl to run Cross Country ... new sport, power

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TIMELINE volleyball, brings Waite another city title … Basketball Team Blue Division Champions--Gary Jackson scores 366 points ... Zets dress as clowns for the East Toledo Christmas Parade ... Science Club holds its annual pickle sale during “National Pickle Week.” 1974-1975 Mr. Cross becomes our seventh principal … Purple and Gold becomes the Warrior ... Bachelor Living offered to young men who want to make it on their own ... band performs for the Junior High School groundbreaking … first season for Indian Hockey. 1975-1976 Waite celebrates America’s Bicentennial … Phoenix Program begun for gifted students. 1976-1977 Skill Center opens--vocational and technical training expands educational opportunities ... Freshman Football Team City Champions ... band has over 100 members … third school levy goes down to defeat-the heat gets turned down ... German Club takes ski trip to Boyne Mt ... thanks to the voters, Mother Nature, and the gas company we have many unexpected vacations … Hockey Team City Champions-Third in the State. 1977-1978 Warrior becomes a summer delivery book … lack of funds, the Blizzard of ‘78, and a strike added to our total vacation days ... Future Homemakers of America organized … Hockey Team wins Ramsey Division third consecutive Year--Steve Carr and Greg Meyers receive All-City honors … Class of ‘78 first to graduate in Mollenkopf Stadium in 36 Years. 1978-1979 New Pep Club organized ... band plays for opening of River East Plaza ... DECA Advertising Class promotes “I’d Rather Be East In Toledo” campaign ... Hockey Team takes fourth consecutive title with a 22 1 record ... some German Club members spend Easter Vacation in Germany. 1979-1980 Varsity “W” holds first Lift-A-Thon … Hockey takes fifth divisional title … Louis Breuer Sectional Champion in Tennis Number One Singles ... seniors travel to Toronto for class trip. 1980-1981 Band travels to New York and performs at Rockefellar Center ... DECA Advertising provides design for school levy promotion, “An Apple A Day” ... Dan Boening leads city baseball with an E.R.A. of 0.91 ... seniors take on the “Big Apple.” 1981-1982 Dawn Brown receives First Team All-City honors for Girls Basketball … Baseball City Champions—Dan Boening receives MVP, All-City First Team, All-District, City League Player of the Year, and Outstanding Player in the City Championship


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TIMELINE … first three inducted into Distinguished Waite Alumni—Leo Goldner, Edward Lamb, and Judge George Kiroff. 1982-1983 Steve Contos becomes Waite’s eighth principal … school extended to six hours-units for graduation raised to nineteen ... “E.T.” pays a visit to one of our pep rallies … introduction of the Academic Letter—awarded to 24 students with a 3.0 or better ... night football returns to Toledo schools—Jesse Pettaway tallies 1,286 yards ... Girls Basketball takes Blue Division Championship. 1983-1984 Rick Mondragon picked for All-State Cross Country Team fourth consecutive year ... using the theme, “Toledo Alive,” the Art Club paints two 6’ x 8’ murals for the old Murphy’s Building … band’s half-time show features “Cats” … Language clubs take active part in Christmas program by singing carols in foreign languages ... school dances become popular again—the “Turkey Trot” is a big success. 1984-1985 Waite celebrates its 70-50-30th ... Russian students serve as translators at World Cup Wrestling at U.T ... two Bloodmobiles collect 445 pints of blood ... Kris Burnette breaks records in the 300m hurdles. 1985-1986 Our first State Wrestling Champion--Mark Kerr ... students enthusiastically participate in “Hands Across America” … we mourn the loss of the space shuttle, Challenger, astronauts and the first teacher in space, Christa McAuliffe … Senator John Glenn serves as keynote speaker at the Memorial Day Program ... Valedictorian, John Crandall, receives first 5.0 English award ... Fourth Year Academic Award given for the first time. 1986-1987 Slavic Day at O.S.U. gives four students a Best in the State rating for their presentation of a Russian Skit ... Computer Club organized ... Carol Kristof places first in District and State DECA competition ... Michigan quarterback, Jim Harbaugh, speaks to Leadership Team ... recordbreaking Bloodmobile Drive is best in the state--302 pints collected … Freshman Football Team takes City League’s Blue Division title. 1987-1988 Tammy Lorton receives Girls Basketball honors--City League Scoring Champion, First Team All-City, Second Team All-District, and Most Valuable Player ... German students construct model of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church for German Day at Seagate ... Student Council sponsors “Toys for Tots” and “Coats for Kids” ... Coming Home tradition begins--Waite’s young men honored. 1988-1989 Gina Calcamuggio serves as a Congressional Page for Rep. Marcy Kaptur ... Hispanic

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TIMELINE Cultural Club organized ... 115 Christmas baskets delivered to families in need ... Tamara Peacock City Champion in discus … Recognition Program becomes evening event ... Ohio National Guard provides “Fly By” for the Memorial Day Program ... Waite Carnival moves to Optimist Park. 1989-1990 Russian students spend four weeks in the U.S.S.R.—Soviet students spend four weeks at Waite … four coaches receiveCoach of the Year honors—Charles Delker - Football, Kevin Horn - Girls Tennis, Richard Kuzma - Girls Basketball, Joe Guerrero - Boys Basketball ... Waite celebrates its 75th! 1989-1990 Five Russian and 5 German exchange students arrive in March … Dr. Dunn’s C.B.E. class enters a float in the Homecoming Parade … Gerald Wasserman leaves the room during a test and appears outside the window to catch cheaters … Waite attempts a dress code … 15 minute homeroom period is attached to first hour. Mr. McGrew’s class uses the time to recite the Pledge of Allegiance and discuss important issues … Teachers are as proud to teach in Waite’s 75th year as they were in 1914 … Kiss-A-Pig Contest Pep Assembly sponsored by the sophomore class was won by Mr. King who gave the little pig a big smooch … Carol Doherty sponsors her last of 15 Bloodmobiles since 1984 having collected 3000 pints of blood. 1990-1991 Jan. 26th—Waite students and staff participate in a Troop Support Rally at the Sports Arena for our troops in the Persian Gulf war … Waite institutes lockouts to get students to class on time … Leadership team participates in Lock-In at the East Toledo Family Center … An oversized cockroach, exploding balloons, and shaving cream flying through the air highlighted spirited pep assemblies … Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” was this year’s school play … DeVilbiss and Macomber/Whitney to close--new school levy passes by 100 votes … Toledo hits hard economic times--JeepPortside-Dura plant have problems … Music and fashions from the 60’s make a come back … With 3 environmental science classes, students take actions to save our environment (permanent trays in the cafeteria--recycling boxes for paper and cans) … Awards programs became an evening banquet … 75th Memorial Day program honors “Operation Desert Storm” vets with a Marine Color Guard and an Ohio National Guard Flyover … Dave Yenrick returns to Waite as Activities Director. 1991-1992 Sign language is introduced to Waite students by Mr. Dyko through classes and a new club … Freshman Football Team wins City Championship under Coach Lubinski … 11 Waite students tour Europe during Spring Break with Miss Easter-


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TIMELINE wood … The Indian 100 Leadership Team hosts “Nobody’s Wedding” … The Spirit Rock is removed. 1992-1993 Waite delivers 114 Christmas Baskets … Major General Walter A. Churchill, Sr. participates in the Memorial Day Program … Senior/Mother Appreciation Banquet features good food, entertainment and a Fashion Show … 9 students travel to France with Mrs. Kamal … Future Teachers of America gain experience by working at Navarre School … Waite Show Choir performs for the first time under the direction Mrs. Janet Lyne … WHS Drama Club performs “Mastergate,” a comic spoof on government. 1993-1994 Ohio Air National Guard provides Flyover for Memorial Day … Karen Ardner’s class sponsors 7 families for the Christmas Basket program … Seniors take a trip to Toronto, Canada with Mr. Wasserman and Mrs. Bellville … Bonfire and Powder Puff Game demonstrate Waite’s spirit … NHS sponsors a Student-Teacher Quiz Bowl … Girls Track Team goes to Regionals and members of the Boys Track Team make it to City Finals … Hispanic Culture Club sponsors its annual College Fair. 1994-1995 451 students dance the night away at “There’s No Place Like Homecoming” … Powder Puff athletes donate proceeds to the United Way … J.R. Carswell earns All-City Golf honors … The annual DECA Fashion Show and the Featherwaite Follies highlight Spring ’95 … Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur joins Mr. Romanowicz, Mrs. Draeger, and Waite art students at the Congressional Art Show. 1995-1996 On Mother’s Day NHS members visited the YMCA Battered Women’s Shelter and volunteered their services … Otis Spunkmeyer cookies are baked in the school store, “The Trading Post” … “Sally” becomes Mrs. Speweik’s vacation replacement … French Club visits Paris during Spring Break … 229 graduate on June 12th. 1996-1997 Senior Tonya Day is elected the 50th Homecoming Queen ... Senior Milton “JR” Carswell is voted Player of the Year in golf ... Waite’s own Insane Clown Posse douses the unsuspecting student audience at the Feather Waite Follies and pays for it later in the Dean’s Office ... Prom ’97 Theme is “Stars in your Eyes” 1997-1998 Homecoming “97: Waite 23, Libbey 12 … Winter Wonderland is the theme of ComingHome … Melissa Rill is crowned Homecoming Queen. 1998-1999 Gray carpeting disappears to be replaced by bright, shiny linoleum in the halls … 1948 Football Queen, Vivian Mollett Sharlow, and 1968 Homecoming Queen,

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TIMELINE Darla Wandtke Harbaugh, are re-crowned at the Queen’s Assembly … Gordon Ward is keynote speaker at the Honor Society induction … For the first time in recent history, Prom ’99 was a dinner dance. 1999-2000 Men’s Show Choir imitate the Rockettes while performing “Robin Hood: Men in Tights” at the Featherwaite Follies … Eddie Ramirez earns First Team All-City honors in soccer … Hockey is a Waite sport … B.J. Collins receives an award for 13 years of perfect attendance. 2000-2001 Waite scores a Homecoming victory over Bowsher 54-0 … Students bask in an “Hawaiian Paradise” for ComingHome … Juniors are included in the NHS fall induction for the first time … Wrestlers dominate ... Steve Weaver was the first ThreeTime State Qualifier and Three-Time City Champion. 2001-2002 Juniors capture first place with a winning Homecoming float … Varsity Boys Basketball team captures a berth in the City League Championship for the first time in 27 years … Varsity Baseball Team captures first City League Championship in two decades … Two Serviceberry Trees are planted to honor the memory of student Stephanie Birney and the victims of 9/11. 2002-2003 Show Choir entertains the crowd by performing “YMCA” as the Village People during the follies … Wrestlers do it again: Becoming both City League and Division I Sectional Champion--Wrestler Antonio Guerra becomes Four-Time City League Champion, Sectional Champion, District Champion and earns third place at OHSAA State Championship … Faculty volleyball team loses to Seniors for the first time. 2003-2004 The Freshman float features the Incredible Hulk … Students participate in a Back-toSchool sock hop … Mrs. Callis awards the Adam C. Logsdon Memorial Scholarship at the Academic Banquet … The “Happy Days” of the 50’s come alive during spirit week. 2004-2005 School play “Murder Runs in The Family” … Navarre students and East Toledo Junior High students participate in the African-American Assembly … Fall 2004 marks Waite’s 90th Anniversary … Lady Indians win City Championship in basketball. 2005-2006 Cinco de Mayo features Baldemar Velasquez as the keynote speaker … 2000 Waite graduate, Holly Gage, shares her experiences in Iraq at the Memorial Day Program … Varsity Girls Basketball team earns City Championship, River-East Championship and District Championship.


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TIMELINE 2006-2007 6’3” freshman, Natasha Howard, begins a stellar basketball career at Waite … Mollenkopf Stadium undergoes a renovation … Hispanic Cultural Club prepares tacos as part of the “Fiesta” for ComingHome Week … Girls Basketball team wins third straight City League Championship .. Shareese “Boom” Ulis is a three-time Player of the Year. 2007-2008 Mollenkopf Stadium is rededicated … Don & Darla Wandtke Harbaugh help fund the Wandtke Service Pavilion in Honor of Richard A. Wandtke and Ila Wilkinson Wandtke, Class of 1944. 2008-2009 With a 14-5 (10-1 City League) record, Varsity Boys Basketball wins City Championship under Coach Dave Pitsenbarger. 2009-2010 Under Coach Manny May, Toledo Waite Lady Indians basketball team Division I State Runner Up ... Waite senior basketball player Natasha Howard announces she will continue career at Florida State, where she became All-American and later is first round pick, fifth overall, by the Indiana Fever in WNBA draft. 2011-2012 Homecoming—”Everyone is Someone” ... Tie for homecoming queen—Elicia Garces & Tara Distel with escorts Ruben Hernandez & Dylan Clifton-Lorton ... Waite students participate in blood drive ...Dylan Clifton-Lorton is Coming Home King ... Eduardo “Lalo” Gonzalez & Angelita Abadia preside over El Cinco De Mayo ... Prom—”A Midnight Cruise” ... Football team defeats Clay 15-7, Start 31-27, Scott 32-14, & Woodward 81-6. 2012-2013 Coming Home Spirit Week a huge success ... Seniors William Jensen & Talia Ulrich voted most likely to succeed ... Seniors Eduardo Gonzales & Ashely Bryant Most Fashionable ... Seniors Joshua Murphy & Bre’shaun Jackson Most Opinionated ... Seniors Joshua Murphy & Talia Ulrich Teachers Pet ... Dozens show up for Waite High Lock-In ... 99th Graduation Commencement held .... Board of Education honors Honor Flight NWO at Memorial Day service ... Holiday baskets celebrates 81st year .... Homecoming dance—”A Night in Wonderland” ... Coming Home King Eduardo Gonzalez is courted by his princes, Joshua Murphy, Sonny Frederickson, Jimmie Ridley & escorts Sarah Patterson, Ashley Bryant, & Anastasia Martinez. 2013-2014 The Alumni Association kicks off the Centennial Celebration Year with a Golden Year Luncheon in the Grant Murray Field House on September 19, 2013 ... the Varsity Wrestling Team wins the 2014 City League Championship ... the Main Centennial Celebration is held at the SeaGate Convention Centre on May 10, 2014

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LEADERSHIP

Charles Gayman 1914-1919

James Pollock 1919-1929

Philip Conser 1929-1957

Christian Thomson 1957-1962

Leonard Hendrickson 1962-1970


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Ray McNeill 1970-1974

Rick Cervantes 1990-1995

Lewis Cross 1974-1982

Steve Contos 1982-1990

Dave Yenrick 1996-2014

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Morrison R. Waite High School Centennial Celebration Patrons Morrison R. Waite Benefactor The Bonnie J. Hostetter ’43 Trust Honorary Patron Don J. Baumgartner ‘45 In Honor of all my Waite High School Teachers

Raymond L. Frick ‘64

In Memory of Bernie Frick ‘57, Ronnie Frick ‘64, and Todd Curry ‘89

Leo ’41 and Marian Goldner Darla L. Wandtke Harbaugh ‘68

In Loving Memory of my Father Richard A. Wandtke ’44 and in Honor of My Mother, Ila Wilkinson Wandtke ’44 and my dear friends Carolyn and David Yenrick ‘74

Toledo Refining Company Gold Patron Phillip L. ’81 and Amy Kajca

In Loving Memory of Frank and Doris Kajca

Patricia Stepp Mann ‘54 Carolyn and David M. Yenrick ‘74

In Loving Memory of Cornelia Harpster Palmer ‘22, Margaret Harpster Fischer ’35, Carl M. Yenrick ’37, Charles B. Lake, Louise M. and Vincent J. Velasquez, and in Honor of Jane E. Palmer ’49 and Robert E. Yenrick ‘49


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Morrison R. Waite High School Centennial Celebration Patrons Purple Patron

Helen Gimenez Gilbert ‘57 In Honor of David M. Yenrick’s years as Principal of Morrison R. Waite High School Robert E. ‘65 and Margaret “Maggie” Ball Wagner ‘65 In Loving Memory of Elizabeth Jane Ball Baumgartner ’68 and Martha Ball Parker ‘72 Michael D. Wilkins ‘86 In Honor of my Family and the many East Toledo Teachers who so positively influenced my life and future!

Chief Patron Donald ’50 and Dorothy Fry Beville ‘54 The Bollin Family In Loving Memory of Fred A. Bollin ‘57 The Bueschen Family In Loving Memory of William D. Bueschen ‘60 Lori Jacobs ‘93/Cake in a Cup Robert D. ’65 and Jean Varwig Clark ‘65 Cynthia Crosby ‘68 Gary E. Gabriel ‘47 Katherine Palmer Genzman In Loving Memory of Robert L. Genzman ‘59 Paul D. Goldner In Honor of Leo and Marian Goldner Alisa Iffland ‘95 Deanna Dunn/Innovations Portrait Studio Ruth and Richard Kortier Lillian Heringhauser Lagger ‘57

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Morrison R. Waite High School Centennial Celebration Patrons Chief Patron (continued)

Michael Armstrong/Michael’s Café and Bakery Rod and Suzanne Reynolds Rupp ‘74 In Honor of Principal David M. Yenrick ‘74 Charles R. Rutherford ‘46 Chuck and Sarah Parsons, Brian, Karen and Mark Seeger In Loving Memory of our Mother, Irene Sawade Seeger Bonnie MacVay Sloan ‘48 In Memory of Donald MacVay Stan Starkey ‘65 In Loving Memory of Susan Kansorka Starkey ‘65 Adam Uebberoth ‘95 Katherine J. Yenrick and Joe Salameh In Honor of Chief DY and Carolyn Yenrick

Indian Patron

Marlin and Judy Beck Bockbrader ‘63 In Memory of Debbie Beck ‘69 Victor Kissoff ‘56 In Loving Memory of Joyce Compton Kissoff ‘56 William ’83 and Jennifer Schomaker In Memory of William C. Schomaker Dr. Lance A. ’56 and Dee Talmage Eulan G., Jr. ‘60 and Judy Tucker In Memory of Linda Ingram Tucker ‘61 Robert E. ‘49 and Jane Palmer Yenrick ‘49 In Loving Memory of Cornelia “Gram” Harpster Palmer ‘22

Loyal Patron

Janice Kilbride Antal Carol Williams Barailloux ‘62


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Morrison R. Waite High School Centennial Celebration Patrons Loyal Patron (continued)

Laura Ball Barton ’72 and Max Grier ‘72 In Memory of David D. Barton Judith Lane Bee ‘49 In Loving Memory of Robert Bee ’49, Edwin Lane ’25, Joyce Lane Ransom ’45, and Ramon Sevilla ‘69 William Begg ‘66 In Memory of William H. Begg ‘42 Gregory W. ’67 and Mary Bonnell In Honor of the many devoted Waite High School Faculty who have made a positive and powerful impact the past 100 years! Cynthia Crosby ‘68 Phil ’63 and Bonnie Patrilla Curry ‘64 In Loving Memory of Todd Curry ‘89 Timothy DeSelms ‘73 Phyllis O’Callaghan Dombrowski ‘61 In Loving Memory of Robert Dombrowski ‘60 Eggleston, Meinert, Pavley Funeral Home George Gorsuch ‘47 In Memory of Patricia Gorsuch Borton Suzanne Bensman Green ‘51 In Memory of Charles F. Green Tom and Chris Lowe Halsey ‘66 John and Sara Holup In Memory of Roger Shelles ‘25 Carla J. Horst ‘46 In Memory of Ted F. Horst ‘44 Jim and Carol Mastakas Jaggers ‘64 Jerrold ’64 and Judith Kanape Karwhite ‘66

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Morrison R. Waite High School Centennial Celebration Patrons Loyal Patron (continued)

Rod ’63 and Juanita Harris Kesler ‘64 In Memory of Travis J. Harris ‘68 Carol ’63 and Lynda Kurucz ‘68 Joshua and Kelly Basden Lawrie ‘02 Katherine Felaris Patay ‘62 In Memory of George Felaris ’60 and Frank Legeza ‘72 Molly Jean Hulce Pocock ‘55 In Memory of Earl L. Hulce Jay Pomeroy ’53 and Thomas Pomeroy ‘58 In Honor of Neil Winebrenner George Popoff ‘53 In Memory of Anna Popoff ‘28 Deborah Junga Sacks ‘69 In Honor of the Junga Family Mike ’64 and Kathy Klein Sarns ‘65 In Memory of Annette Clover Donald B. Schaefer ‘61 In Memory of George ’31 and Eleanor Lemke Schaefer ‘34 Tom ’59 and Marilyn Schuster David Stewart ‘67 In Memory of John Szanto ‘51 Robert ’70 and Kathleen Vasquez In Honor of the Alvarado and Vasquez Families Tom ’64 and Pat Webber In Memory of Betty Jo Webber ‘48 Paul Welch ’61, Lydia Welch Vargo ’63, and Vic Welch ‘67 In Memory of Mr. and Mrs. V. D. Welch Deb Yenrick ‘69 In Loving Memory of Cornelia “Gram” Harpster Palmer ‘22


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Morrison R. Waite High School Centennial Celebration Patrons Patron

Esther McClelland Bess ‘39 Jim and JoAnn Campbell In Memory of R. Lynn Kalmbach In Honor of the Class of 1965 Barbara Pierce Condon ‘56 The Contos Family In Loving Memory of Steve G. Contos ‘45 Dave and Jean Steinhurst Cutcher ‘69 Lee A. Day ‘53 Erma Deal ‘35 Barry Felt ‘70 Irene F. Freckleton ‘41 Lotus Smith Grau ‘43 Joan M. Taylor Gray ‘45 Josephine C. Horsman ‘43 Robert ’49 and Lorraine Horst James and Sharon Kill In Memory of Rose Barcosi Smalley David Kovarik ‘72 Edwin Lane ‘47 William W. Lary ‘40 Luann Mazur Levine ‘72 Clint Lewis ‘65 Michael McCormack ‘39 Harry N. Mills ‘45 Robert L. Perry ‘40 Harold “Dutch” Raether ‘43 Dave Roberts ‘67 Jean Ringler Roberts ‘46 William M. Romp ‘60 Harold W. Schnell ‘48 Howard E. Schultz Margaret Silberg ‘41 Kenneth C. Stoner ‘54 In Memory of Joyce Compton Kissoff ‘56 Mary Alice Hansen Woodbury ‘46

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Alumni Scholarship Fund. . .

In the first floor hall at Waite High School, large plaques bearing the names of honored donors who have given $200.00 or more to the Alumni Scholarship Fund are displayed. The plaques also display the names of deceased friends in whose memory $200.00 or more has been placed in the fund, or who have willed $200.00 or more to the Alumni Scholarship Fund. A special “Thank You” is extended to the following individuals and organizations for making the 100th Anniversary Celebration of Morrison R. Waite High School a huge success: The Alumni Association of Morrison R. Waite High School The Alumni Choir of Morrison R. Waite High School The Alumni Decades Committees 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, of Morrison R. Waite High School The Athletic Boosters of Morrison R. Waite High School Balloon Bokays by Carol Judy Lane Bee’49 and The Golden Years Alumni Elaine Boxdorfer, Printer, Toledo Public Schools Print Shop Robert Businger ’48 and the Waite High Has Beens Candlelight Occasions by Jamie Waddell Robert D. Clark ‘65 Richard N. Dean, Alumni Choir Director The Distinguished Waite Alumni Pamela K. Downour, Alumni Choir Accompanist Deanna Dunn, Innovations Portrait Studio Romules Durant ’94, Superintendent of Toledo Public Schools J. Patrick Eaken, Centennial Program Coordinator, The Press Newspaper Donna Easton of Marking Devices Unlimited Pamela Engelhardt, School Cashier Andrew J. Fritz, Waite Band Director, and Band Katherine Palmer Genzman, Centennial Calendar Creator Tracy Goodwin Hubartt ‘74 Gabriele Iwanoff, Retired Waite Intervention Specialist Teacher

The Late Show Janet K. Lyne, Alumni Choir Director Robert Materni, Carpentry Teacher, and Carpentry Class Larry Michaels ‘65 Lisa B. Morgan, Waite Choir Director, and Show Choir The Staff of The Press Newspaper Francisco J. Ramon, Waite Orchestra Director, and Orchestra The Registration Crew The Retired Teachers and Friends of Morrison R. Waite High School SeaGate Convention Centre John Szozda, General Manager, The Press Newspaper Merry Taylor, Records Secretary Dawn Stribrny ’88 and Gary Thompson ‘88 Toledo Public Schools Print Shop Members of Toledo Public Schools Board of Education W.A.I.T.E., Inc. Jay Whitmore of Whitmore’s Glass Carolyn Yenrick and the Administration, Staff, Students, Parents, Alumni, and Friends of Morrison R. Waite High School Once again, we gratefully acknowledge the generous support of the Alumni Association Memorial Scholarship Fund. We wish to thank sincerely all of our Centennial Patrons for contributing to the legacy of Morrison R. Waite High School. The Scholarship Recipients certainly appreciate your loyalty and benevolence.


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Alma Mater

We stand to honor Alma Mater With hearts that swell with pride for thee. Many are the happy memories Brought to mind with thoughts of thee. We’ll be true, Old Waite High. Ever true to thee. And higher still higher Thy colors we will hold And love the Purple and the Gold.

Loyal

Loyal, loyal to Old Waite High We will ever be. To her honor and her glory Pledge fidelity. We will fight for Old Waite High School Ever be strong and true. Loyal, loyal to Old Waite High We will do our best for you.

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Legend of the Morrison R. Waite High School Crest Block House - Symbol of the City of Toledo and Old Fort Meigs defense of the Northwest Territory from Britain

Torch - Torch of Learning and Friendship Book - Book of Knowledge and Education Chevron - Symbol of the Service

of all Waite High School students to their school, their community, and their country

Powder Horn and Musket Balls -

Symbol of the part this area played in the early American Wars: Revolutionary War, Wars of 1803, 1812, and Civil War


The Centennial Celebration of Morrison R. Waite High School