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What were your high school ambitions, favorite song, best known for?

Okay graduates, here's a challenge. When you said goodbye to high school, what was your ambition (in five words or less). Your favorite song? What would you have been best known for among your classmates?

The attached "Senior Feature" from the Ada High School yearbook of 1947 provides us with an interesting range of answers. (Easier to read PDF HERE.)

Here's random sampling of:

"Be happy in old age"

"Dress designer"

"Traveling salesman"


"Telephone installer.



"I'm Always Chasing Rainbows"

"To Each His Own"


"You Won't Be Satisfied"




"Being a Bother in Study Hall"

"Tickling the Ivories"

"Scientific Ingenuity"