Class of 1953

Fred Behringer, Class of 1953Fred Behringer

AHS Activities: Basketball Manager (9); Baseball Manager (10-12); Band (9-12); Prom Committee (11); Honor Roll (9-12); R-Ambler Staff, Boys Sports Editor (12); Trojan Times (10-12); Trojan Times Co-Editor (12); Student Council (10,12)

Post-Graduate Achievements: Graduate, Brown University; Vice President & Editor, Montgomery Newspapers; Lecturer, Temple University Journalism Department; National Ethics Chairman, Society of Professional Journalists; President, Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; President, Pennsylvania Society of Newspaper Editors; Member, Pennsylvania Society of Newspaper Editors' Liaison Community with Penn State University School of Communications; Director & Secretary/Treasurer, First Amendment Coalition of Pennsylvania; Member, American Society of Newspaper Editors; President, Ambler Public Library; President, Rotary Club of King of Prussia; President & Director, Greater Ambler Jaycees; Director, Montgomery County Day Care Association & Montgomery County Health & Welfare Council



Leidy Heckler, III, Class of 1953Leidy Behringer Heckler III

AHS Activities: Track (10); Basketball (9-12); Baseball (11,12); Buxmont Band (11,12); Senior Band (9-12); Band Vice President (12); Trojan Times (11); Student Council (11,12); Honor Roll (9-12); Senior Class President (12)

Post-Graduate Achievements: Graduate, Lafayette College; Engineer; Philadelphia Electric Company Member; Former Wissahickon School Board Member; Board Member and President, Wissahickon Valley Public Library; Member, Lower Gwynedd Lions Club


Emily Marlin, Class of 1953Emily Marlin

AHS Activities: Basketball (11,12); Softball (11,12); Forum (11,12); Prom Committee (11); Trojan Times (11,12); R-Ambler (12); Drama (9)

Post-Graduate Achievements: Graduate, Temple University and Hunter College; Women's Army Corps; Marriage & Family Therapist; Psychotherapist, New York City; Founder & Coordinator of Forums by Women; Psychiatric Social Worker; President of New York Association for Marriage & Family Therapy; Author



Harry Wacker, Class of 1953Harry Wacker

AHS Activities: Band (9-12); BuxMont Band (11,12); Homeroom Vice President (9); Class President (10); Prom Committee (11); Track (11); Stage Crew (11)






Walter West, Class of 1953Walter West

AHS Activities: Football (9-12); Football Captain (9,12)Student Council (12); Junior Class Vice President (11); Choir (12); Prom Committee (11); Hoor Roll (11)l Finance (11); Trojan Times (11,12); Stage Crew (11,12); Assembly Program (9-12)

Post-Graduate Achievements: National Agriculture College; Philadelphia Police Academy; Montgomery County Community College; F.B.I. National Academy, Inter-county Detective School; Custom Farming; Electrical Contractor; U.S. Army; Crytographer; Police Officer; Lower Gwynedd Township, Crimes Prevention Officer; Life member, Board of Directors of Towamencin Volunteer Fire Co.; Co-founder of Towamencin Youth Association; Treasurer, Vice President & President of Ambler Rotary Club; Ambler Gazette Citizen of the Week; North Penn Chamber of Commerce Community Service Award




Lawrence Wilson, Class of 1953Lawrence Wilson

AHS Activities: Football (9-12); Track (9-12); Prom Committee (11); Student Council (11); Choir (12)

Post-Graduate Achievements: Graduate, Morgan State University; U.S. Army; Co-founder and Coach, Ambler Olympic Club; Industrial Coordinator for Cooperative Education, Drexel University; National Chairman of Junior Olympics, Cross Country