Barbara Elaine Ripatti
From the 1946 Sophomore Biographies in the Mar-Ken School Yearbook:
Scene 1 – Born on August 25, in Tatnish, Washington.
Scene 2 – She is the class representative in the student body, and writing editor for the Annual, for the Sophomores.
Scene 3 – Her pet peeve is singing hillbilly songs.
Scene 4 – Her ambition is to go to the beach and be able to go in the water.
Barbara was a member of the Los Buenos Vecinos (The Good Neighbors, Spanish Club) in 1946.
From the 1947 Junior Biographies in the Mar-Ken School Yearbook:
Name – Barbara Ripatti, Class President
Born – Washington, Aug. 23
Saying – Kiddo!!
Ambition – Author
Pastime – Bowling
Talent – Loafing
Can You Imagine – Barbara Ripatti not wise cracking?
Nickname – Babs
Barbara was a member of the Los Buenos Vecinos (The Good Neighbors, Spanish Club) in 1947.
From the 1948 Senior Biographies in the Mar-Ken School Yearbook:
Name: Barbara Ripatti
Born: August 25
Talent: Writing and drawing
Saying: Yes !
Song: Body and Soul
What if – Barbara wasn’t making wisecracks?
From Quatrains in the 1948 Mar-Ken School Yearbook:
Barbara Ripatti at writing is clever
And does she do wrong? Well hardly never
Her shinning glory is her hair
A girl like this is very rare
Barbara Ripatti graduated from Mar-Ken School with a double major in English and Literature. She is a member of Sigma Gamma Lambda.