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DEDICATION: Blessed Virgin Mary: p. 4


Evening Division Section: pp. 126-139 History of 1954 Graduating Class: p. 140 Open Letter to Senior Class: p. 142


Bro. Erminus Stanislaus (President): p. 5, 133

Bro. Didymus John (Vice-President): p. 5

Bro. F. Christopher (Dean): pp. 5, 10, 133

Bro. Gregorian/Gregory Paul (Dean of Evening Program): pp. 5, 18, 131, 133

Bro. Gerdian Joseph (Registrar): pp. 6, 14

Bro. Edward John (Bursar): p. 6

Dedication of Library (October, 1953): pp. 6-8

Archbishop O'Hara: p. 7

Bro. F. Azarias: pp. 9 and 88

Bro. Elesbaan Felix: pp. 12, 68

James J. Henry: pp. 14, 108

Ken Loeffler: pp. 15, 105-106, 108, 110

Edward F. Bronson, Class of 1954: p. 25

William F. Burns, Class of 1954: p. 26

John G. Cziraky, Class of 1954: p. 30

Robert J. Schaeffer, Class of 1954: pp. 57, 76-77

Bro. George Lewis: p. 68

Frank Wetzler (Head Coach of Cross Country): p. 94

Joe Smith (Head Coach of Soccer): p. 95

Al Cantello: p. 98

Tom Gola: pp. 100-107, 109, 112-113, 115-117, 140

Ken Leoffler: pp. 105-106, 108, 110

Al Cantello: p. 120 (Third Consecutive M.A.C/MAC Title) pp. 120-121

Hank DeVincent: p. 122

Frank Hoerst (Baseball Manager): pp. 123

Robert Courtney (Golf Head Coach): p. 124

EXPLORER Staff: p. 136


Aerial View of Campus: Inside Front Cover


Christian Brothers Receiving Master's Degrees in Religion: pp. 66-67

Harvest Dance: p. 72

Fifth Consecutive City Title (basketball?) : pp. 104-105

First NCAA Bid: pp. 110-111

National Championship: pp. 114-117

Basketball Scores: p. 125

Malvern Retreat: p. 132

Third Annual Communion Breakfast: p. 133

Senior Dinner DAnce: p. 141

Senior Activities: p. 142


Cross-Country: p. 94

Soccer: p. 95

Rifle Team: pp. 96-97

Swimming: pp. 98-99

Basketball: pp. 100-117, 125

Crew: pp. 118-119

Track: pp. 120-121

Baseball: pp. 122-123

Golf: p. 124

Clubs and Organizations

Marketing Association: p. 73

Masque (Theater Club): pp. 74-75

The COLLEGIAN (School Newspaper): pp. 76-77 National Federation of Catholic College Students (NFCCS/N.F.C.C.S.): p. 78

Alpha Epsilon Delta/A.E.D./AED (Pre-Medical Honor Society): p. 81

Fabrician Society (Pre-Medical Society): p. 82

Benilde Club (Religious Vocation Club): p. 83

Sociology Club: p. 83

The Gavel (Debate Club): p. 84

Newtonian Society (Newtonian Club): p. 84

Glee Club: p. 85

Reserve Officer Training Corps (R.O.T.C./ROTC): pp. 90-92

Caisson Club: p. 92

Evening Division Senior Class Officers: p. 126

Evening Division Student Congress: pp. 127-128

Evening Division Activities Committee: pp. 129-131

Evening Division Adoration Society: p. 132

Evening Division Accounting Association: p. 134

Evening Division COLLEGIAN (School Newspaper): p. 135

Les Chevaliers De La Salle (Evening Division French Club): p. 137

Evening Division Marketing Division: p. 138

Evening Division Society for Advancement of Management: p. 139


Data initially organized by Bro. Joseph Grabenstein, February 5, 2007.Data entered by Stephen Childs [student worker], March 30, 2008. Additional data entered by Jen McShane [student worker], February 18, 2009. Additional data entered by Samuel Pickard [student worker], September 7, 2012. Entered into Digital Commons by Alex Palma [student worker].

Explorer 1954

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