Throwback Thursday: Vickie Hankammer, front office receptionist

Pathfinder: Where did you go to high school?

Hankammer: I went to Jennings High School.

How was high school similar/different to high school?

Kids have more freedom now than I was in high school.

What year did you graduate?

I graduated in 1969.

Were you involved in any sports or clubs? What did you like about it?

I was in French Club, Volleyball, Field Hockey, Tennis and Basketball. I really enjoyed participating in those activities after school.


What were your favorite and least favorite subjects in high school? Why?

English was my favorite subject because I love to read. Math was my least favorite subject because I wasn’t really good at it once we got to Algebra or higher math classes.

How would your peers describe you in high school?

I was outgoing and athletic.

How would your teachers describe you in high school?

I was too talkative.

Did you have to wear a uniform in high school? Describe what it looked liked.

We did not wear uniforms in high school, but it was during the hippie days.

Did you have an after school job? If so, what is it?

I did babysitting.

What did you do at your job?

I babysat different families with younger children.

How much did you make in an hour?

I made $1.00 an hour.

What type of car did you drive?

I drove my dad’s Plymouth Fury III Station Wagon.

Describe what it looked liked.

It was big, black, long, and it looked liked a hearse.

What is your craziest driving moment?

My friend and I saw my brother and his friend walking down the road because their car broke down. So we picked them up and they were younger than us, but we took them over to Illinois to play cards in my friend’s house who lived in Illinois and we came home really early and we got in trouble.