class members' stories

Class prophecy - a look at the Class of '61 as they will appear in 20-25 years…

Robert Anderson has completed extensive work toward degrees in animal psychology and now has his PhD (professor of hound doggery).

Cecil Scheldnicht is now head of the Maurice C. Wheeler Foundation of English Correction and Guidance in Boston. While very busy with the foundation, she still has time for her darling set of twins, Emily and Emile, named of course, after her high school English teacher.

Mr. and Mrs. Don Carrel own the enterprising establishment of Ott's Autos in Maryville, Mo. Charlie Gordon, head of the board - regardless of the splinters - works with Don just as loyally as they did back in their high school days when they boiled tomcats and bandy roosters.

As usual, Gary Keys is cutting up. His barbering practice has grown by leaps and bounds since his life-time companion invented a new hair style. Now everyone has the "Peggy" look.

Wealthy Georgetta Avon, the former Georgetta Mitchell, finally caught the man of her dreams, Aaron Avon, head of the Brite & Lite division of the Avon Corporation. The past years of ease and waltz have been quite good for George, for you won't find a dark root in her head.

Who would believe it? Soon after graduation Mary Laun eloped to Mexico with Harold. This wrecked Mary Ann's hopes for a career as a stewardess, but there is some compensation in the fact that the couple now owns Union Star's only air lines.

Kendall and Yvonne McWilliams are peacefully residing in their log cabin in the Blue Ridge Mountains. After Kendall completed his forestry education, they undertook a special study of the birds and the bees. The couple are proud of their new yellow porch lights just installed in front of their cabin. Yvonne is still giving advice to the lovelorn in her daily column, "Dear Blabby."

After a trying 20 years, Junior Gallinger is finally graduating from Junior College. They let him stay only because he presented the school's trophy room with his three gold records he won for the top rock and roll hit "Good-bye My Coney Island Adolescent."

Wayne Shores' work in Oklahoma provides adequate funds for his bachelor life. He now has much more power and a lot bigger line.

Neal Wilcoxson's "Rent a Muffler" service has caught on quite well in certain areas. His partner, Donald Saunders, sells B.F. Goodrich tires and even supplies the air to pump them up.

Pat Gass has taken up with the air force - at least one member in particular - and is now raising four little bass drummers of her own.

Suddenly something snapped in Patty O'Neal's life - no it wasn't what you might think - she suddenly caught on to shorthand and now is a very private secretary to a young teacher in North Kansas City.

Linda Schnitker is editor of the "Interplanetary Times," which is now printed three languages: Earthian, Martian and Plutonian. On the side line, Linda sponsors the international women's amateur athletic union championship basketball team, the Rocketing Queens, which annually exchange games with the Venus Soviets.

Ron Young heads the president's cabinet on physical fitness. His wife, Donna, tutors diplomats' children in music. Together they have no trouble taking care of their extracurricular activities.

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