From the December 16, 1938 Mar-Ken Journal:
WHAT THEY ARE DOING FOR CHRISTMAS – Diana Patterson: With family.
WHAT THEY WANT FROM SANTA CLAUS – Diana Patterson: A hike and a microscope.
From the Mar-Ken 1940 Yearbook:
Diana Patterson, walked up from Redondo Beach to attend Mar-Ken. On her way she collected stamps and envelopes and found out how much she hated to be snubbed. She also learned to sing “Clouds,” (her favorite song) and at present, that is her main ambition – to become a singer.
Diana Patterson received an Honorable Mention for the All-Around Achievement award, 1940.
From the September 27, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
Thanks to Diana Patterson for typing this paper!!!
From the October 11, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
•Diana Paterson is the College Reporter for this issue of the school newspaper.
•Thanks to Diana Patterson and Pat Conlin for typing this issue.
From the October 25, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
•Diana Patterson is the College Reporter for this issue of the Mar-Ken Journal, and is a participating writer of “A Little Essay on Responsibility,” in this issue of the school newspaper.
•Acknowledgements: The Mar-Ken Journal wishes to thank Pat Conlin and Diana Patterson for their untiring cooperation in making our paper a success.
From the November 8, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
SNOOPER: Such Mar-Ken luminaries as Mary Alice Dill, Bill Johnston, June Carlson, the Machs, and Diana Patterson were seen chasing one very small turkey for the senior Halloween party – – your reporter hears tell fun was had by all but the turkey.
From the November 20, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
THANKSGIVING PLANS: Diana Patterson – – Recuperate after psychology.
Diana was also mentioned in the November, 1941 issue of the Mar-Ken Journal (student newspaper).