Page 2 KLAMATH TRIBUNE MAY 1960 Four Education Program Students To Graduate From OTI in June Klamath Kducatiou Program students graduating from OTI this June are Clayton Chocktoot, Wayne Crunie, Leroy Hoover ami Leroy Jackson. Chocktoot ami Hoover are auto technology stu dents and Crunie ami Jackson are enrolled in Illustrative Arts. Clayton enrolled in the auto tech. course at OTI in September, 105K (see April, 1959, Tribune for account of Clayton's progress). His immediate post graduate plans involve spending the sum mer at Seaside, Ore., working as an auto mechanic to pick up needed practical experience. Xext fall he would like to return to OJI to do some post-graduate work in auto technology. Follow ing that he figures on going to California to work in his field ami eventually acquire a shop. Wayne started his illustrative arts course in January, lo' ( for stors on Wavne's progress see October, 1959, Tribune). His graduating class represents the final one for Illustrative Arts at Oil as tin course is being term inated as of the end of this school war. 'a lie's post - graduate plans center around obtaining a job with the State Highway Dept. in Salem. Such a job would in volve making highway signs and if he secures it, he plans to ob tain further training in sign painting and screen printing by enn dling in night school in Port land. Leroy Hoover started his auto tech. training under the Program in .March, P'5S. (See Oct.. 195S, Tribune for article on I.eroy). He completed the course in March f this war and is picking up ad ditional credits prior to gradu ating this June. I.eroy also wants t go on for further training, hoping to get a year of . 1 1 1 1 ma chine tech. and a year of ad vanced automatic transmissions. Immediate plans this summer are working in a garage "any place I can get into one." Long-range ambitions, following completion f post-graduate training, are g'dng to work for Pacific Intcr Mouutnin Fxprcss at their shop in Oakland, working on mainten ance of gas-driven trucks and staff cars. I.eroy Jackson first started his Oi l training in Sept., lu57, tak iii;; n'tnii printing (see .March, r5S. Tiibune tor article on Lc jo's progress). He completed that course last June and then started I 1 I u s t i atix e Arts in September, from which he is now graduating. He figures Illustra tive Aits will supplement his scircu printing background and enable him to do more effective work in that field. Leroy hopes to obtain further training in sign painting by enrolling at an art school in Portland this fall. Such training, he believes, would aid him greatly in filling small poster orders where the screen printing process would be uneconomical. Summer plans for Leroy are visit ing the Portland area and locat ing job prospects for when he has completed his training. These four students will par ticipate in the OTI graduation'' ceremonies slated for June 10. Wallace Ohlcs Receives Education Award 1 ... '? -r - ' - f Wallace Ohles, Klamath Fd ucation Program student at the University of Portland (see July, 1959, issue of Tribune for article n Wallace's progress at C of Portland), recently received the "Outstanding .Man of the Year in Kducatiou" award for his Uni versity. College chapters of Phi Delta Kappa, men's national edu cation fraternity, present these awards annually. Wallace's award was given from the University of Portland chapter of Phi Delta Kappa Sigma Field---on .March IS. VM). at the Mallory Hotel in Portland, during the Oregon Kd ucatiou Association convention. Nine other "Outstanding Man" awards were given for the State of ( h egon. Wallace wishes to slate that he feels "most of the credit goes ultimately to the Klamath Indian Kducatiou Program, tor without it I would not have been able to to receive a college education". "Walk" will be graduating from the U. of P. in June, receiv ing a bachelor's degree in historx. His tentative post - graduation plans involve teaching at the high-chool level. Clyde James, Jr. (Continued from Page 1) pursuits, namely, being an above average student, belonging to Latin Club, and serving on the student council for .5 years. These high - school - developed interests have pretty well dic tated Clyde's choices of post-high school training. First, he enrolled at OSC last September with an agriculture major and pre-vetcr-inary minor. However, conclud ing that his agricultural know how was already sufficient for his purposes, he transferred to OTI winter term to pursue an other favorite guns. "I've always worked with guns, always doing something to them," lie explains. OTI also appealed to him through another channel. The school having had a rodeo team for several seasons, and on oc casion a good one, Clyde was in terested in becoming a member of the team. He now finds himself vice-president of the rodeo club but the team itself is somewhat inactive. "We've had a little trouble getting started this year, probably won't get into full swing until next year. I'll probably go to some college rodeos in Xew .Mexico or Arizona this summer, enter calf-roping, bareback broiic riding, bull riding." He also has plans for competing in this sea son's Hcatty rodeos. Clyde finds OTI living up to his expectations "I really like the school. 1 feel this is more of a technical school where I can get what I want. I feel they've got some good instructors with lots of practical experience" and he is also satisfied with gunsniithing as a curriculum "I feel that gun smithing offers lots of opportun ities. Of course you have to make your own opportunities, just as in any other business. Gunsniithing doesn't have only to do with guns but you can become a regular machinist. You can go into inanv fields." While enrolled at OTI he main tains extra-curricularly another interest stemming from high school: leather craft. "I just like leather, things made of leather. It's one of those things that gets into your blood. I'm interested in saddles." He often works after school at the Fast .Main Shoe cv Leather Shop in Klamath Falls, doing everything from repairing saddles to cutting and sewing gloves. "It's always been a hobby too. the same way with gunsniithing. Xow it's getting to be more of a means of making a living." Concerning his post-graduate plans, Clyde finds something of a problem in the fact that there Boys Club To Host Golden Gloves Tourney The Chilo(iiin Hoys Club will host boxers from all over the county when it sponsors the Klamath County Golden Gloves Tournament in Chiloquin on June 4. 19). Pugilists from Honanza, John Day, Klamath Falls, Klamath Ag ency, Sprague River, Xew Pine Creek and Lake view will con verge on Chiloquin and join the local Chiloquin youngsters in boxing events that will cover the major part of the day. Lew Jones, Chiloquin Hoys Club coach, announces that the weigh-in will start at 9 A. M. at the high school gym and the drawings will follow the weigh in at the Klamath Kducatiou of fice around 10:30 A.M. There will be sixteen weight divisions from fifty pounds to the heavyweights (178 lbs. and over). The tournament will be held at the Chiloquin High School Gym with afternoon events starting at 1 P. M. and the evening events at 7 P. M. Admission for both ses sions will be $1.00 for adults and 50 cents for students. Making the necessary arrange ments for the tournament has been the boxing committee of the Chiloquin Recreation Council. are "so many things I could go into and so many things Pm in terested in". However, he -has come up with a plan which should leave room for pursuit of most of his interests: he hopes to ac quire and run a. ranch in partner ship with his dad, Clyde Sr., and at the same time run a combina tion leather and gun shop. He advises that he is already on the look-out for a ranch. He isn't certain what area he'll settle in but inclines towards the South west, where "you don't have such long winters there's about 3 days out of the year the sun doesn't shine down there." Clyde is a withdrawing mem ber. His views: "I thing if the reservation was managed right we'd be foolish to turn it loose. Hut the way it's previously been managed we should sell out. We've always been treated as Indians. When we sell out we'll be treated as Americans. "I don't thing we got enough for hunting and fishing rights. The whole appraisal is low be cause of some of those factors." "I don't want to scare you," Garry said to his teacher, a come ly blonde, "but Dad says if I don't get a better report card, some body's gonna get a good spanking."