Abilene Christian College - Prickly Pear Yearbook (Abilene, TX)

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Opposite page: Although Texans and non-Texans argue about the attributes of the West Texas coun- tryside, few students could ignore the colorful autumn beauty of the Big Country. A view from a cliff overlooking Buffalo Gap provides a glimpse of the autumn foliage. This page: A cow grazing in afeld near Coleman lazily looks at the camera. It's not un- common to see farm animals roaming jields in rural areas surrounding Abilene. One particular lady captured the hearts of the students and typified the spirit of the entire school. Her name was Beulah Cain Arvin, and she was ACU's oldest living alumna. Beulah, a member of the first class to enroll in Childers Classical Institute in 1906, celebrated her l0lst birthday on Nov. 24 in Chapel with the entire student body. he crowd in Moody Coliseum responded with cheers as Beulah waved her handkerchief. Students accompanied the Big Purple in a boisterous version of "Happy Birthday," and it was obvious that Buelah was the sweetheart of ACU. President William J. Teague said, "Not many of us will match Mrs. Arvin's longevity record. However, the spirit of support for ACU that she exhibits should be in all our heartsf, Opening Q exan ,dra full house ut Beulah wasn't the only person to cap- ture the heart of the student body. Short- ly after students helped celebrate Buelahls 101 years, they celebrated Christmas with a group of songsters at least 90 years younger. Vocal performances by the long, tall Texans Opposite page: top - Joyce Holley, a freshman zdvertising major, shows surprise as she lands in the fountain after a playful ruckus with afriendg bottom - "McKinzie Beach" becomes apopular silefor ACU women to take advantage of the warm February temperatures. This page: top - Members of GATA social club sing their club song, "Flaming GATAS," as they stand around the edge ofthe GATA jountaing bottom left - A nighttime view of the annual West Texas fairy right - Newly-inaugurated president Dr? William J. Teague addresses the inaugural audience. from Taylor Elementary School ensured a crowd in Chapel despite upcoming final exams for the fall semester. Chapel-skipping seniors sent the word around to all their friends that the Taylor choir would be in Chapel, and freshmen were urged not to miss the big day. Peggy Drennan, director of the Taylor choir, said the elementary students looked forward to performances at ACU. "Coming to ACU to perform is the highlight of their year,', she said. "Of our eight perfor- mances throughout the year, ACU is their favorite place to sing. They love itf' And from the excitement exhibited by the grade school and university students whenever Taylor performed, it was obvious that the fascination was not one-sided. Opening Pu Q, M. P M-D .-.- M,,, ,xrftjg l f X if A " ,Q 59? L -I '48-fm gs, , L1,, wi-,gjf glm 4 L "Ag if ' f- ' '5 I- 1 , 'W' D ',,,f '. "V, ,f- fx-ix 3- 1.--Q.,-gk, .2 . 5 f 2 . X V X gk t - , V LQ . L1 , j . 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V ,, V 2 V Q "' V W i if Q -: , Q Q , ' , 4 , , ,,,, , K y 8 - Opening sr K., ?' 'mf , :Tk av t Students aid flood victim lthough the lighthearted performances of the elementary school choir usually brightened the day, many ACU students had the opportunity to lighten the load for their neighbors in a more serious situation. On Oct. 13 students had a unique chance to help people in the community, as well as fellow students and others associated with the university. This page: left -- Pranksters decorated campus light fixturesg right - Clint Milner, a Frats pledge, gets bombed with a water balloon at the Homecoming car- nival. Opposite page: top -- Barry Smoot, Debbie Gard- ner, Trent Pines and Buddy Evans, munch on ham- burgers and barbecued chicken: lejt -- Jimmy Kelley serves as a human billboard advertising a carwashg center - Shelley Hall plays with a canine friend at the Siggie grub social,' bottom - Otto Carter takes a break in his painting studio. The night before, heavy rains inundated Abilene and surrounding areas, and many sec- tions of the city were damaged by flood waters from rapidly rising creeks and rivers. any students, whose houses and apart- ments in the floodplain near the banks of Cedar Creek, lost most of their possessions. But of the 356 homes that were damaged in the Abilene area, the heaviest losses occurred in homes of families who lived in Abilene year-round. The industrial education department dismissed classes for several days, and students in those classes were allowed to help people sort out their possessions and clean up after the Columbus Day flood. And other students drove around the city and looked for families that needed help. Opening iff" sid so ir p I ik! x ,X People make 1tspec1al n December students again had the oppor- tunity to become involved with members of the community. And although the activity wasn't quite as dramatic as the flood, Christmas for Children, an event sponsored by the Students' Association, did have an impact on its participants. About 300 students were involved in the planning of the annual Christmas gift-giving party. From November until the actual event students spent Saturdays with "their" children who had been selected to participate in the This page: Two field Iarks hop across a frozen pond near the campus. Opposite page: Courtney Connell, a senior public relations major from Sweetwater, sear- ches the stands in Moody Coliseum for members of his family. activity. The list of children had been drawn up from the attendance rolls of the bus programs from Highland and Hillcrest Churches of Christ. A decorated Christmas tree, a movie and, of course, the gifts from Santa were just part of the fun-filled day. he events throughout the year that involv- ed students from ACU were endless. Some were service activities, others were social activitiesg some activities were unique to the year, and others were annual affairs. But all of these events involved people from around the world who cared. That's why the answer to the question "What made people come to the wind-blown West Texas city?" wasn't very difficult. The people made the difference. Opening 1 1 W, L W,,. QW' ? 'F' 3 Wy W glee, QM 'H 'Vi ,,k 'K Q., W 12 - Events ,J Comm Qrformancoyld .. , 4 10 I ' O - 'WY lf? GH! 'fy i161-foglf? 6643, A whirlwind weekend of Homecoming activities, Beulah's l0lst birthday celebration and the inauguration of ACU's 'ninth presi- dent, Dr. William J, Teague, were just a few of the events that attracted thousands of visitors to the campus throughout the year. The involvementof students and others associated with the university in the various happenings didn't center on the activities of a few in- dividuals, but included a broad spec- trum of people from the president of the university to the shy freshmen at.Brownwood for Fish Camp '82. The Students' Association com- mittees sponsored a wide variety of activities. At .their invitation, Ronnie Milsap, a popular country-western music star. performed on campus, and Barry Rosen, a former Iranian hostage, spoke to students and members of the community. The committees sponsored Christmas for Children and were involved in plan- ning Almost Anything Goes. Some of the events drew large crowds, while others interested only a few peopley And some required months of planning and preparation, while others appeared to be put together on the spur of the moment. But whatever the event, almost everybody found some way to become involved, whether as a spec- tator or a participantf A -freshman student, new tothe campus and the state. described his involvement with Freshman Follies, "'l was lonely and ready to go home, but lidecided to tryout for the Folliesf lt was the best thing I could have done. because it made me feel like I belonged." W, omecoming activities honor Chancellor, Mr .Stevens "A Tribute to John C. Stevensw was an appropriate theme for Homecoming ac- tivities Oct. 29-Nov. 1. Dr. Stevens, former president of ACU, and his wife, Ruth, were recognized throughout the festivities in honor of their 12 years of leadership and service to the university. Stevens became the university's second chancellor Aug. 27, 1981, when Dr. William J. Teague assumed the presidency. Preparation for the weekend began early in the semester when Sandy Sweeney, an English major from Tullahoma, Tenn., and Tim Myrick, an accounting major from Fort Worth, were selected to serve as Homecoming co-chairmen. Traditional activities such as Freshman Follies, the musical and Homecoming Chapel were once again favorites, but visitors on the campus enjoyed many other activities planned by the faculty and students. Anticipation of the weekend began earlier in the week when the student body selected the Homecoming Queen from 14 senior nominees. The nominees and the Coming Home Queen, Zoe Conner An- drews, were honored with a reception Friday. Mrs. Andrews provided an unexpected delight throughout the weekend activities. She entertained Chapel-goers Friday with her comical entrance and joking with President Teague. And during the football game, she delighted the crowd with her an- tics and led a yell with the Wildcat cheerleaders. Excitement mounted as the week pro- gressed, and many parents, alumni and friends arrived Friday for opening Chapel in Moody Coliseum. West Texas weather cooperated, and the weekend was sunny and pleasant. More than 6,000 students, parents and friends enjoyed an outdoor barbecue lunch that was funded by the university. "Carnival Island," a fund-raiser spon- sored by the schoo1's social clubs and organizations provided entertainment and enjoyment for those who participated. The booths included Delta Theta's mechanical bull, Galaxy's dunking machine and Zeta Rho Alpha's "decorate a cookie" booth. Students from all four classes rang the campus bell continuously from opening Chapel until the Homecoming football game. The activity was an effort to revive the tradition of ringing the bell before each home game. "South Pacific," a musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein, and a production of the ACU Theatre, delighted crowds at the Abilene Civic Center with four performances. "They,re Playing Our Song" was the theme for Freshman Follies. The six crowd-pleasing performances includec skits and musical entertainment, both in- strumental and vocal. The entertainment was varied, and the musical acts rangec from classical works to top 40 and jazz pieces. One of the most memorable acts of the performance, "They're Telling Our Tale,' was an all-male skit, which included a cast of punk rock characters, Tinkerbelle, 2 prince, and a king and his daughters. The weekend activities climaxed wher Lori Osburn, a social work major fron Columbia, Mo., was crowned Homecom- ing Queen during the halftime activities oi the Stephen F. Austin game. The Wildcat: easily defeated the Lumberjacks, 31-0. Homecoming activities concluded Sun- day with a luncheon honoring Chancellor Stevens. Approximately 900 guests attend- ed the luncheon and the introduction of th: .lohn C. and Ruth Stevens Scholarship More than 1,000 ACU alumni and friend: contributed to the fund. This page: Ed Rhodes, a 1980 graduate Q ACU, rides the bull sponsored by Delta Theta and the Student Foundation a "Carnival Island." Opposite page: top lef - Lori Osburn, a social work major fron Columbia, Mo., receives a kiss from he. escort, brother-in-law Norman Kalhc from Dallas, after being crownec Homecoming Queeng top right M Shocl flls Lori 's face as Dr. Rex K yker calls he, name: middle right e Lori clings to Nor man after the announcement: bottom 4 Randy Andrews, rides atop the Sub T-It car that paraded around the Held during haU'time activities at the Homecoming football game. 14 Homecoming Wy H A N41 M W W Wm "P W "' '53 , W iii Z LQ if EWN19, ' My W 'Y ,.. u . . I ,' 0 i fn., 21: 1 Hu., zawwzsu ' ' 4 I 1 'ka-"fW: 4 " 2.14. :-'A ad 23 ui w - . . r 5 Lf' Q . Qfgkib .4 .- ig A , f QV? lk 4 f f X .7 a , Q . ' v Q ' 'Q 4 ft, -. I 0 if Q XA 8- 'Q X W 4 I r L v X so -t' i 4' 'if-5 9, 2 B ,M 1: ' 'E 'W f ' A fn -. I O I ? 2 WJ ,. ? 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X x ,ll i, V V .I .R Y. , M' gf, T: , 1 ,f 77' A it V 0- 'x I Q ' 'V 'EE ff 51. Alum I ' . N' 1 3 1 Q I I -f 'n 1- J t ' V .i i I " ' , 1- ' ' f-, 1 ' x 1, 1' f - Q- ' ew- Q , - at x ' wa J "' PS" k M V 4 ' 45 f-,f -r ' - 5- ws. , ,. ,, - in . xl 4 - A' TQ ' x N , . . f I I , ' . ' 4 ' ' fk 1 .- U ali- 3 Q M' ,Lum 5 W I M I U . , F '4 , V Akkf K: 4 W. I 'Q 4 as 'Wa 'pm ' M ' ' 1 X 'L' 1' I .R is Y Y D s. I Q :E ' - .. , . V Sw ' ' 1' U : 1 . .. , .f W as vQ.Q'i3'?:4::.:sf, "' " A, im .gl A , - ' ' ' - v A .J 0 V , , 1 -. .k M ,Q 'M V N , Q4 ' " 'Y' M. ' " wma' 'ww A A . - 3 - Q, t , , . X ,4 , , A, V V E 4 A Q ww A N f N . I Wi? ' ' 'FTF ' W " W1 , f y , 1 R 5 A ' Q... 'x W X Q E ' 'H -' .J Coming back - the thrill of it all "We couldn't have a social hour till Sun- day afternoon or after Literary Club Saturday nights. We were restricted to the campus, and we would walk down the way for a certain distance and kick our feet over the end so we could say we'd been off the campus," said Byrd R. Lewis, a graduate of the class of 1923. Although the students in 1923 fand many other years, as wellj found excite- ment in getting "off the campus," today most alumni find even more excitement in coming back to campus. Homecoming, more than any other event of the year, is a time when many come back to become reacquainted with old friends, meet new people and become involved in the universityis activities. ACU exes who visited the campus Oct. 30-Nov. 1 during Homecoming weekend were eager to express their thoughts about the differences between ACU today and the time when they were students. School policies, rules and the dress code were common topics for the returning alumni. This page: top - Mike Ditz, a Homecom- ing visitor, thinks about the day's ac- tivities after enjoying the barbecue lunch provided by the university: middle W Jay Bailey falls from the platform into the water at the Galaxy social club dunking booth during the Homecoming carnivalg bottom 5 Another plate is added to the growing stack of trash during the Homecoming barbecue. Opposite page: top f Spectators watch as balloons are released during the hah'time show at the Homecoming football gamep bottom - More than 6,000 students, faculty and visitors enjoy the barbecue lunch provided during Homecoming activities. Charles Anderson, a graduate of the class of 1957, said, "We thought the rules were kind of strict, but as I look back, they were not as strict as we thought they weref, "ACU helped me more than I would have been helped otherwise," said Sidney Blankenship of the class of 1966, 'ibut that's not to say everybody has a free trip when they leave here. Everybody still has rules they must deal with, rules that even go back farther than ACU. You can't change everybody in four years." Carol Cayce Clinton, of the class of 1967, talked humorously about the dress code while she was in college. "We could not wear pants unless we were going bowl- ing or planned to participate in other sports activities. And many girls who 'went bowling' never went bowling." Charles Cayce, also of the class of 1967, spoke seriously about the differences of college students ofthe past and present. "The era in which we grew up was started with our parents and reinforced by the school," he said. 'SWe thought as long as we stayed in the church and married somebody from the church, we would turn out all right. "But that is not a reality of life. I think the kids here now have a lot more understanding of what realistic life is about. They have a better chance to make a success of their lives." Leaving the discussion of rules and dress codes aside, Mrs. Clinton verbalized a feel- ing known by many ACU alumni. "What you really have all through your life, will be the friends you've made in college." It is those friends and the memories they helped create that make "coming back" have such special meaning to many ACU alumni. Homecoming 17 0 ,Q 3 -1' - Mem, 4, FW , I 'Kai-Q54-w 65 ' D Q 3 M ' 3? f Q lv ,gg a . ' f W Q inf' QM.: X Q: 1 3: 9W'b 9 if Vw -. fi - in, Iii' J., Q, 521 South acific delights crowd "South Pacific," a musical adapted from James A. Michener's Tales of the South Paczfe, delighted Homecoming crowds Oct. Z9-Nov. l with four perfor- mances at the Abilene Civic Center. The musieal's setting is a south sea island plagued by the hardships of World War ll. Ensign Nellie Forbush. a small-town girl from Little Rock. Ark.. is nurse to a crew of "dame-watching" sailors. But Nellie's attention is caught by Emile DeBecque, a wealthy. middle-aged French planter, who serves as her host during her stay on the island. Love soon develops between the two, but almost is shattered when Nellie finds that DeBecque once was married to a Polyne- sian and is the father of two liurasian children. Nellie is confused and disturbed by his revelation and begins avoiding the Frenchman. Lzmrz Hall and Barry Sniool, along with lfllfot Belles, Kevin Wwnrs mia' llflarlv .S'Iot'lfdalc, sing in Ilia' pfllllllt' of' Ilia Wllll!IIlvSgI'l'lllg Follies, " ln response to Nellie's withdrawal DeBecque offers his knowledge of the island to l.t. Joseph Cable, a Marine who has come to the island to establish a coastal watch of an adjacent Japanese- controlled island. Cable is sidetracked from his mission by Bloody Mary. the islands native en- trepreneur. She lures him to the secluded island of Bali Ha'i. where her beautiful daughter. l.iat. lives. Cable finds himself captivated by l.iat. but like Nellie he is torn between his love and cultural prejudices. Cable turns from the romance to his mission. which is directed by the island's Capt. Cieorge "lronbelly" Brackett and his eager aide. Cmdr. William Harbison. Us- ing radio reports from DeBecque and Cable. the American forces are able to capture the Japanese-controlled island. But the invasion costs Cable his life. While Dellecque is gone. Nellie's love triumphs over her prejudices, and she goes to care for his children. The musical closes with Deliecque returning to find Nellie and his children waiting for him on his terrace. Music tl Cast Ensign Nellie Forbush . . . . . Lana Hall Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N. Emile DeBecque .,.... .... C lay Hale Lt. Buzz Adams .............. Bloody Mary ............ .... P eggy Lewis Stewpot ............. Luther Billis .............. .... B arry Smoot Professor ............... Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C. . . . .... Nelson Coates Yeoman Herbert Quayle . . . . Liat ....................... .... D ebra Wilks Marie ....,....,..... . Capt. George Brackett, U.S.N. . . . . . . Curtis Tate Chorus Vickie Allen Elliot Bales Marcy Bannister Deanna Bounds Della Bowen Thomas Bruner Milton Buckelew Rebecca Carpenter Melissa Colea Candy Cunningham Melanie Dickey Shirley Dunn Jennifer England Buddy Evans Kipi Fleming Dezarae Gaines Deborah Gardner Dara Goodwyn Jeanette Greenlee Curtis Griffith Kristi Halfacre Rachel Johnson Sharon Litland Elizabeth Mann Ken Martin Ron McCommas Cindy McCormick Greg Perry Kathy Pettry Jim Pierce Trent Pines Rachel Rainwater Jane Robinson Janan Scruggs Alan Short Audrey Sims . . . Trent Pines . . . Elliot Bales Mark Stockdale . Kevin Weems Thomas Bruner Deanna Bounds Danny Sims Barry Smoot Andy Spell Mark Stockdale Blair Tarver Steve Vertz Kelly Walker Kevin Weems Amy White Sally Wieland Victoria Williams Ruth Wilson This page: left - Clay Hale sings of his love to Lana Hall after Talk" to Nelson Coates and Debra Wilkes. Opposite page she has "washed that man right outa her hair,"' right A Bali Clay Hale sings to Lana Hall on Emile DeBeeques plantation Ha'i is the setting for this scene as Peggy Lewis sings "Happy terrace on an island in the South Paemc. 20 - Musical .www vw .1 'V z 0 'fa Y -asm -.: 1 5 fx if", an X Bw Qi' mgkgfw 3, Wim , M,.L3,w.g M W, w WM ., W A Ig, V 4 ,w '25 W ww- Q 'L " f M yy I an- 'P ' , I ,E my "N . ,,,, - ,S 11- P '- . Q 3,5 S e 1 , '- 5 y Q 4 Eh . 3 U4 ,ix w ,uw 1 5 . Wa I 5 5 2 l an ' 'U , .,,,,,,,. HV, ,M ..,L,,.. , , ,. ,,.,,.. Sing Songsters take a ard The winter blahs at ACU? No, that problem was cured in 1957 when an activity known as Sing Song was prescribed. Since then Sing Song has become a major production involving thousands of people and man hours. Each person's four-minute participation on stage required many long hours of nightly practices, sear- ches for costume makers, frantic purchases of tickets for parents in the "nose bleed" section of Moody Coliseum and searches for motel reservations. The theme for the 26th annual Sing Song was "Command Performance." Sing Song coordinator John Duty and co-chairmen Roxy Halekakis, senior business education major from Eagle Pass, and Jon Howard, junior bankingffinance major from Tex- arkana, chose the theme in honor of Dr. William J. Teague's inauguration that weekend. Duty, the co- chairmen, the hosts and hostesses produced the Friday night, Saturday afternoon and evening performances Feb. 19 and 20. The three shows resulted in some unusual occurrences. One club was dismissed entirely from the program, another club sang longer than the four-minute limit each nightg one class complained about another class that used a similar special effect from the previous yearg and an audience member fell and was injured. The excitement of Sing Song was dampened somewhat Friday night when a 42-year-old Abilene man fell down several steps in the coliseum. Bill Love, 1535 Oak St., cut his head and broke his elbow in the fall. This page: Nancy Chester and Dita Keesee perform the theme from "Fame" with the freshmen ushers. Opposite page: top - the hostesses join hosts John Muns and David Baker in the Oak Ridge Boys' hit "EIvira",' bottom left - The hosts and hostesses entertain with the romantic "Berkeley Square",' bottom right - With friends in hand, John Muns and David Baker sing a barbershop quartet. Members of the junior class also claimed they were injured. They filed a complaint with Duty charging the freshman class with taking their finale, a costume change to form a Texas flag, from the juniors' 1981 performance. Duty and the co- chairmen overruled the complaint, and the show went on. Between each groupis four-minute presentation, the hosts and hostesses, provided a variety of musical entertainment. Hosts David Baker, senior public relations major from Dallas, and John Muns, senior marketing major from Plano, combined their talents with those of hostesses Nancy Chester, senior radio-television major from Austin, and Dita Keesee, junior music major from Lubbock, to sing songs from the pop and country charts. From upbeat songs like "Fantasy" and "Boy from New York Cityf, to the more mellow tunes of "Sail- ingn and "Berkeley Squaref, the foursome proved their musical versatility. Halfway through each perfor- mance the hosts, hostesses, freshman ushers and the jazz ensemble filled the coliseum with balloons and vibrations of the song "Fame" In the women's social club competition, the women of GATA found their "Thrill of ACU Hill" as "Girls Scout Boys of America." Then the GATA Boy Scouts transformed into brides "who always get their man." The club won first in originality and costume and second in vocal. The women of Zeta Rho Alpha performed as "a trash can for the count" and "Can-Cann girls. The black and gray garbage cans sang the importance of trash collectors and the respect due them. The Kappa Delian Shri women melted in the au- dienceis heart, not in its hands, dressed as M8LM candies. Costumed in brown, yellow, green and orange, they sang tribute to the chocolate candies. Not stopping for any red lights in the competition, Sigma Theta Chi dressed as yellow traffic lights and received awards for first place in vocal and second place in costume. Sing Song 23 GATAs take two divisions "By the Light of the Galaxy Moonw the women of Ko Jo Kai portrayed lady astronauts trying to operate the space shuttle Columbia. mShuttle Calling Houston: We are experiencing technical difficulties' or 'How do you Drive This Thing'?' ii was their theme. Delta Theta, dressed as angels, concluded the women's division with "The Metamorphosis of Mephistophelesf, With halos and devils, tails, the club sang, "The angel in your arms this morning, is going to be the devil in someone elseis arms tonight." The men of Frater Sodalis opened the menis competition dressed as flies, and won first place awards in all three categories A vocals, costume and originality. The Frat flies buzzed through songs like "We Don't Need No Fumigation, We Don't Need No Pest Control,', and "All the Flys in California are Dead on the Ground in Beverly Hills." Posed as striking air traffic controllers and baseball players, the men of Galaxy sang f'Strike Me, Strike Me." Blaming President Ronald Reagan for their unemployment, they sang, "Let's talk salary W let me hear your lawyer talkf, Centurion, in its third Sing Song performance, stuck together as Siamese twins and placed se- cond in vocal. They sang "Follow We Where I Go,', then with a costume change separated and sang "It's a Miracle." This page: top - Delta Theta performs as devilish angelsg bottom - Dee Dee White and Sally Cole become signal lights for Sigma Theta Chi's performance. Opposite page: top left - Melissa Molina, a chocolate Md'tM, performs with Kappa Delian Shrig top right - Joy Palvado is a GATA girl scouting boys of Americag bottom left - Ready for takeoff the women ofKo Jo Kai command Columbiag bottom right - Zeta Rho Alpha sings about the pro- blems of trash cans. 24 Sing Song xiii" Agn? 'S , .t ,QQ if ,X .s fl F ftXgA 'E Ali' . mf z, 'J x 5, W? In 2 w R P In Q M Q Nl ,W -ww-v A my ., , HW, .W J .- mm A--A , ww, ' , , M' W I Mr' 9 W vim' .gd-, ,, Sv vw gf A sa A i f iz w al? X If, . 55. 'TC' I . rat flies win three a ard The men of Sub T-16 titled their performance "Sub T Goes Straightf, However, the club listed pornographic film makers and stars as its costume and choreography directors and sang longer than the time limit, which caused them to be placed on probation for next year. "Breakfast of Championsn ended the menis competition, as the Kinsmen sang about the morning meal. The club won second place in its costumes of sunny-side-up eggs and slices of toast. The men of Trojans were not allowed to per- form in Sing Song. Although they appeared in the program and went through the Wednesday night dress rehearsal, they were eliminated from the Sing Song during the Thursday night practice after a hat and mask were thrown or accidentally knocked into the orchestra pit. Soon after the incident Duty and Garvin Beauchamp, vice-president for student services, told Trojans they would not be allowed to per- form, because they violated a verbal rule that ob- jects and items thrown into the music pit were legitimate cause for ejection from the program. To begin the class division, the freshmen presented "The Texas Rangers' Ramblin' Road- side Revue." Dressed as armadillos, the class sang ugood country music from Amarillo and Abilenef, Their finale was the formation of the Lone Star State flag. The sophomores took a royal sweep of first place trophies as they paid tribute to Englandis newlywed couple, Prince Charles and Lady Diana. Sophomores sang to the tune of "The Twelve Days of Christmasf' a list of the royal pair's wedding gifts, including "a baby in Junef' This page: top - Kinsmen keep their sunny sides up for Sing Song ,' bottom - Centurion sings of the togetherness of Siamese twins. Opposite page: top - The men of Frater Sodalis fly through their award-wiinning act,' bottom left - Straight jackets help Sub T-16 members carry out their "Sub T Goes Straight" themeg bottom right - Baseball and PA TCO strikers write for Galaxy's "Strike Me, Strike Me." 26 Smg Song fir. a , .H r -1 . W if 21? xi 113' . HX -4 'GF M elf? A' M ,I - M.. nf' ' if f"""'f"' T, ,, .,fmi1, 1f Q -f rm il W " :ii .. , . , . ' 1 1 P ' Q was za we -Q Aw ff gf ig if W 2 21 if in ,.,, ,, A MEN , Yu o al couple ins honor The highlight of the performance was the presen- tation of "Lady Din to the awaiting Prince of Wales. The juniors rocked to many tunes as they presented "The Rolling Stonef, Attired as gray rocks, the class sang the theme to the movie "Rocky," and "I'm Just an Old Chunk of Coal." The rocks made a costume change to become sparkling diamonds. The senior class chose "America's Heroes: The Dallas Cowboys" as its game plan, which scored points for the seniors as they won second in vocal and costume. The class sang about the doomsday defense, Tom Landry and "cool" Charlie Waters. Admitting that they left their hearts in San Fran- cisco this season, the Cowboys assured the au- dience that next year they'll "Make It." Senior class director Mark Love described Sing Song as "about the funnest thing that happens during the course of the yearf, Not only was Sing Song fun, it also was quite profitable - the three performances brought in about 525,000 Student participants recommend- ed how the proceeds be used. After those recom- mendations went before the administrative com- mittees, the participants voted on what projects the money would go to. A 55,000 grant to Spring Break Campaigns and 520,000 to light the in- tramural field were chosen. After the money was counted and the balloons removed from the Coliseum, students returned to the studies and classes that during Sing Song preparations somehow became extracurricular. - M arybeth Perkins This page: top - Sophomores, winners in vocal, custome and orginality, salute the royal couple,' bottom - ACU's Prince and Princess of Wales are presented to the crowd by the sophomores. Opposite page: top left - The junior class shines like diamonds during "The Rolling Stone",' top right - Armadillos receive a giant salute from the freshman classy bottom - The seniors sing for America's team in their tribute to the Dallas Cowboys. 28 Sing Song 'i' W? Nw N hw 31 ww by I, W, X nyulfiixl V'A' X ' uw W ., ,M , AI 'S' ' W -0 , A f y A A I, ,W 1 W Y , ' . ,.- fizgq, , 7' 5 W M 1 ,M , we - ff-ffy Lf! 'F' H " A 'Qi . A , , ,r I f I if ' if V W 4 Q Q H- i ii if lv: WM x gi' M' , ., M 5 ya 1l am su E Q was 5,5 tj 6 ' M, Q. YP-1' Es". ' 'Af EM" 2 1 ,, A fi 4 5, ,xiwgy - ww, ., 1 'A 'w""Uv- 30 - Sing Song 1 f ff A. ,ix , , 3 f X L A . kgs ' 3 f wf ,Mwm, f , , K m,.A f . . , h. KrL.,. ,. I A A ,K LLL, L.LL W AMW? - .L ' K K - L J V A , W Af 1 1 Student Value participation Since its inception 26 years ago Sing Song has become a major entertainment event at ACU. An event that parents and alumni traveled hundreds of miles to attend. Audience members saw each group's four-minute presentation, the hosts and hostesses' numbers and the announcement of win- ners. But what were the performers' thoughts aboutparticipating in Sing Song? "You can't exchange the feeling you get for anything . . . it won't compare to anything else." -'Y Steve Laman, senior Kinsmen participant "It's been fun. We CSub T-165 hadn't really given that much to it, we practiced probably about five times before tonight. It makes it fun for us because if we don't win anything, there is no disappointment ...fi - Ken Teagle, Sub T-16 participant from Abilene "It CTrojans' ejectionj is all blown out of pro- portion . . . all these other clubs say they are going to walk off or something like that, and I really wouldnlt want that to happen. Uustj because our parents are suffering, why should others suffer?,' - Bill Lamkin, sophomore Trojan member from Houston "Being in a performance like Sing Song is always fun, especially when you're with your friends, and when we're all working toward the goal to win. 'It doesn't seem like fun, but all the hard work pays off in the end." - Kendall Wad- dill, GA TA participant from Denton This page: top - Frater Sodalis director David Roach teaches the club tojlyg bottom - Early in the Sing Song rehearsal season Kelly Ong and Geri Mooney practice Zeta songs. Opposite page: top - Senior class members Pennie Dacus, Johanna Haltom, Lynda Packer and Dee Dee Shave try to decide where the sour note came from,' bottom left - Director Clay Halefnds the pitch for junior class membersg bottom right - Bart Castle and Terry Hendon practice being Centurion Siamese twins. Sing Song Leetureship enters 6NeW Era, by Marybeth Perkins en thousand people, more than 50 different speakers from around the world and a 60-by-330 foot tent filled with books about every conceivable subject. It may sound like a state fair, but it's not. It's Lectureship. , Some came from Austria, Alaska, Switzerland and the Caribbean. Others just walked across campus. "A New Era in World Evangelism" was the theme for the 64th annual Lectureship Feb. 21-24, which was directed by Dr. Carl Bracheen, professor of Bible. Lec- tureship was planned for the same weekend as Sing Song so that visitors could attend all of the activities. People came to hear speakers, rekindle old friend- ships and be a part of one of the largest single gatherings of Christians. To many students, four days of Lec- tureship meant teachers dismissing classes and allowing students to attend lectures. Some used that time to try to catch up on lost sleep and recover from post-Sing Song ailments. To others, it meant a time for meeting people, visiting with friends from home and hearing speakers discuss problems, concerns, praises and hopes surrounding Christianity today. On Sunday afternoon, students re- ceived recognition at a Parents Day lun- cheon. Jennifer Fritts Carpenter, an education major from Abilene, and Alan De Jarnatt, a biology major from Fayet- teville, Tenn., were recognized as Honor Man and Honor Lady. Approximately 44 other students named to Who's Who In American Colleges and Universities also were recognized. Guests of honor at the luncheon were Mr. and Mrs. Rich Garrett of Brownwood, and the families of their identical twin sons, Dr. Don Garrett of Abilene and Dr. R. E. "Dick" Garrett of Amarillo. The family was chosen as ACU's generation Moody Coliseum is full to overflowing as Jimmy Allen of Harding University speaks on "Persuading Men to Receive Jesus," the opening address of the 64th annual Bible Lectureship. "A New Era in World Evangelism" was the themefor the Lectureship, which featured seven main speakers and 50 classes. family of the year. To open the Lectureship events Sun- day night, Jimmy Allen, associate pro- fessor of Bible at Harding University in Searcy, Ark., spoke to the crowd of 4,000 on "Persuading Men to Receive Jesus." He used what he called the four C's of evangelism - conviction, Christ, conversion and compulsion. As far as persuading souls to Christ, Allen reminded the audience that at- titude plays an important part. "If one's faith is in the fluency of a preacher, large numbers of disciples, the beauty of the church building or in the devotion of his parents, he is powerless indeed," said Allen. "However, if his faith is in the crucified and risen Lord, he is connected to the power of God . . . because there are plenty of people who would like to have Jesus as Savior but not as Lord." On Monday morning, a women's class taught by Irene Johnson Gatewood, of Vienna, Austria, discussed NA Woman's Insight Into Women's Work in the Mission Field." She had worked in the mission field in Frankfurt, Germany, since 1948. Mrs. Gatewood made comparisons of women missionaries today and women in Paul's letter to the church at Rome. She called the Apostle Paul "one of the best persons in the Bible," because "he gave recommendation to women in the church." At the Alumni Day luncheon on Mon- day afternoon, Dr. J. P. Gibson was honored as the Outstanding Alumnus of the Year. While on the Board of Trustees for ACU, Gibson was active in helping modify admission policies in the 1960s so that all races could attend ACU. Dr. Gibson graduated from ACU in 1925 and served as ACU's college physician from 1933 to 1943. The speaker for Tuesday night,s lecture was Doug Kostowski, minister of the Cen- tral Church of Christ in Miami. He talked about urban evangelism and spreading Godis word past the regional area of the Bible belt. He compared Christ and his apostles to the legendary King Arthur and the knights of the round table. Kostowski pointed out that like God's kingdom, Camelot held a magnetizing attraction that drew people to his feet. He said that we should be as anx- ious as the knights and the apostles to spread and share the personal joy to the untouched souls of the world. The Wednesday night speaker was Lan- don Saunders, spokesman for the nation- wide radio show "Heartbeat." In regard to the 21st century Christian and the new era in world evangelism, Saunders asked the question, "Who will love the world?,' He focused on the lack of vision Chris- tians have in today's society. "If we don't have a dream we lose ourselves and we lose our children,', he said. "Without such a vi- sion, we will dry up. Life will be taken from us." One of the major enemies that blurs Christian eyesight, he said, is the destruc- ting aspects of self interest. The people who cherish and love the world will be the ones who acquire the 20-20 vision of Chris- tianity, said Saunders. Two popular Lectureship classes for university students were Paul Faulkner's "Pillars of Marriage" and Jeff Wallingis "Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll 4 Parents and Teens, How are You Coping?" Faulkner listed eight functions and disfunctions of marriage, and the committ- ment involved in producing a strong, withstanding bondage of two people. In his lecture, Walling said that mixing rock music and Christian lifestyles always has caused controversy. Recently much at- tention has been given to music and devil worshipping, he said. His presentation dealt with exposing na- tionally known rock groups and their pro- fessed beliefs of the underworld via songs, album covers and backward masking. One student who attended Walling's class, Gayla Bowerman, a sophomore ac- counting major from Abilene, said, "I was very glad to be made aware of the 'goings on' in the world of rock 'n' roll. I was not aware there was so much devil worship- ping in our worldf, Another lectureship event, the annual Mass Communication Evangelism Sym- posium in the Don H. Morris Center, opened a variety of discussion of the roles of media and communication in the new age of world evangelism. Two of the topics Lectureship 33 Une dies returning from ACU in the symposium were teaching the gospel in the Soviet Union and effective uses of the broadcast media. Dana Blocker, retired editor of the Sher- man Democrat, and two well-known hym- nists, Tillet S. Teddlie and L. O. Sander- son were honored during the symposium awards presentation. Blocker received the Christian Service Through Communication Award, and Teddlie and Sanderson received awards for Excellence in Christian Communication. Many were saddened when a church bus returning to California overturned near Odessa. .Iannell Viduarri, a former ACU student, was killed in the accident, and nine other passengers were injured. Many people who attended Lectureship have participated during previous years. The pilgrimage every year provides "food for the soulf' said Gene Arnold, a regular attender and a speaker in the Mass Com- munication Evangelism Symposium. "I like the wide variety of classes and lectures that cover a broad scope of the work of the church and the needs of in- dividual Christians," Arnold said. NI find it a very practical theme," he said, "meeting the needs of the people, which makes it interesting and valuable for me." Concerning the students' hospitality to guests on campus, he said, "They have been very kind and very cooperative. I know it puts the students out, but I ap- preciate their friendliness." This page: top left - Visitors browse in the Lectureship tent,' top right - Elijah Anthony, minister from New Jersey, speaks on "Obstacles to World Evangelismf' bottom - Jeff Walling Jr. visits in the Lectureship tent with Jim Hackney and his wife. Opposite page: top left - Senior Louise Chappell and her grandmother, Altha Mack, listen to a keynote speechp top right - Sauthefn Hills minister Rick Atchley looks over a new Bible in the tent,' bottom - Landon Saunders closes out the Lectureship with a discussion of "The Twenty-First Cen- tury Christian." 34 Lectureship X N 1 Lectureship -1rw-t-atremit--at-,twistmimi zafifwga: lrwn.1::'ii.5ag.,i,,,r1 fmt:-,gtgg-Qaiwgamninuglrwzfr U11 lf-rw when-.eww :".a+4trwJJ--w:wn" Hart-rf::ibiza-nwimgawwiw-:..t+ga1wwreaiiv-Lwvivwwcii .1-J-fmt: mr 8 . A "iw--mutt -mi'-ftwin-1ziwwh','-wi1,vfalezw wcisuiaa-.frfwtnwr.+mymc,-can . Abilene Mayor Elbert Hall of the faculty and staf proclaimed Feb. 20, 1982, as Chancellor Stevens and R2 "William J. Teague Day," and on McGlothlin completed the ii that day Dr. William J. Teague auguration of the president, ar was inaugurated as the ninth Teague gave his inaugur. president of ACU and honored address. with ceremonies, receptions and a During the morning's festiviti luncheon. M A 8 8 PM 8 M if if 9 Teague wore his inaugural robe Even well-meaning graffitists celebrated the inauguration by decorating Teague's car with balloons, crepe paper and phrases written in shoe polish which read, "Just Coronated," "The Big Cheese,', and "Our Main Manf, Although Teague assumed the presi- dential duties on Aug. 27, 1981, when Dr. John C. Stevens retired as president to become chancellor, the official inaugura- tion ceremony was not until Lectureship weekend. Twelve years earlier Stevens also was inaugurated on Lectureship weekend. Teague attended four receptions on in- auguration day and spent the early part of the morning greeting 180 delegates from other universities and colleges, visiting with members of the Board of Trustees, and welcoming approximately 100 of his special guests. The guests included members of the Na- tional Development Council, the Board of Trustees, student body representatives and city administrators. Approximately 68,000 invitations to the inauguration were sent to alumni, parents and friends of the university, and about 2,750 more invitations went to colleges, universities and other societies. And with a crowd of approximately 2,500 to 3,000 people in Moody Coliseum, 36 Inauguration Ray McGlothlin Jr., chairman of the Board of Trustees, directed the inaugura- tion event which began at 10 a.m. One of the highlights of the ceremony was a reading by President Teague's son, Tom, of Dallas of some of his father's favorite biblical passages. The music, written specially for the event, was composed by faculty members of the ACU music department. The pro- cessional, "Fanfare and Celebration," was written by Dr. Sally Reid, associate pro- fessor of music and chairman of the department. The inaugural anthem, "The Spirit of Freedomf' was by Dr. M. L. Daniels, pro- fessor of music. The recessional, "Proces- sion of the Celebrants,', was composed by Ed George, associate professor of music and director of orchestra. Numerous members of the student body, as well as faculty, participated in the inauguration ceremony. Bart Castle, presi- dent of the Students' Association, brought greetings from the students to the new president, and Mark Pickle, president of the freshman class, gave the invocation. Dr. Tommy McCord, chairman of the chemistry department and of the Faculty Senate, welcomed the president on behalf which were given to him by the AC chapter of Alpha Chi, a national hon! society. The inaugural regalia consistedl the doctoral robe, hood and mortarboar Alpha Chi, in keeping with a traditi- begun in 1969 at the inauguration of U Stevens, purchased the regalia for Teagu T he focus of his inaugural address w the importance of Christian higher eduo tion in today's world. , "If the mission of education is to co quer ignorance," Teague said, "then t mission of Christian education is to supli purpose and motive for the conquestf' He said he believed ACU was living to the conquest but if ever the school g in to worldly influences, forsaking foundation the institution was establish on, just for survival's sake, "then let us 1 honorably," he said. Teague also said that the stude. should be concerned with making mo resolutions and not necessarily conformi to popular principal. Opposite page: President William Teague listens to a tribute fn Chancellor Stevens during the inaugu ceremony. .1 ' M A N X4 I, if wig if , W ' .X 1 v w, z 'tp W Q lv M W3 1. wg, W if f the mission of education i to Chri tian educationi to uppl purpose The role of the Christian university, Teague said, is to concentrate not only on liberating students from ignorance and bias, but to give them the inner strength to make and accept painful choices... E very person is vulnerable to the strong herd instinct in our culture, but students at a Christian school should learn to make moral decisions rather than merely follow the herd, he said. He also spoke of the importance of Christian teachers who provide the "initial sparks" that encourage students to live lives of leadership and service "in a society craving character and sensitivity more than just knowledge and expertise." Beth McCasland, director of special events for ACU, said she was impressed with the grandness involved throughout the inaugural celebrations, and the size and detailed attention of the inauguration. "The numbers of delegates were im- pressed with the efficiency and organiza- tion of the inaugurationf, she said. 'LI think they really enjoyed themselves and enjoyed meeting old friends and new acquaintances." Following the inaugural ceremony, more than 1,800 people gathered for the luncheon in the Grand Hall of the Abilene Civic Center,'the largest crowd ever seated in the hall, said Cheryl Mann, ACU news information director. Dr. Stevens presided at the luncheon, and Dr. Orval Filbeck, professor of educa- tion, gave the invocation. The Sing Song hosts and hostesses, David Baker, John Muns, Nancy Chester and Dita Keesee, provided musical enter- tainment and a sneak preview of Sing Song 1982, "Command Performance," which was performed the same weekend. The speaker at the luncheon, a by- invitation-only event, was Justice Jack Pope, senior justice of the Texas Supreme Court. Pope, a graduate of Abilene High School, a 1934 ACU graduate and a member of the ACU Board of Trustees, continued the emphasis of Teague's in- augural address. He told the audience how precious the people were who devoted their lives to Christian education. The Abilene native said, "High standards of teaching and the teaching of high standards are two of the most important goals for upper leve education? He emphasized the im- portance of enduring values to achieve those goals. Pope said that learning is only a smal part of what university studies are about "Education is more than learning subjec matter. You can get that from ai encyclopedia," he said. "Higher educatior should teach students to think - to thinl hard, to think clearly." This page: A Central Files employee, Net: Fowler, helps a visiting delegate registe on inauguration day. Opposite page: lef A Dr. Henry Speck, professor of Bible visits with Jeff Boyd, a junior ministry and evangelism major, before the in augural ceremoniesf right - Dr. Pau Faulkner, professor of Bible, ani Chancellor John Stevens visit will delegates from other universities durin, the robing activities before the ceremony. 38 Inauguration conquer ignorance, then the mission of and motive for the conquest." - Teague He said to teachers, "Unless we cultivate in students, who put their trust in us, this capacity to think, we have lost our bearings." Pope also said he wished he could be op- timistic about the future, but he believed that values were decaying. f'We are living in a culture characterized by greed, cor- ruption, waste and the attitude that if you've got a bank account you can do anything," he said. "We are paying too dearly in the world today for a cotton- candy culture." P ope said he was optimistic concerning Christian education and the future, He commented that institutions like these "will keep a grip on those standards to which we simply must hold on." During the inaugural luncheon U.S. Rep. Charles Stenholm brought greetings from the nation. Stenholm said Teague could not fill Stevens' shoes, but he could be proud if he "wears out another pair moving in the same general direction." The Student Foundation and the ln- augural Committee, which included members of the student body, organized the luncheon. Students also assisted the delegates with their robes before the inaugural ceremony as well as serving at a reception after the inauguration. I eague received numerous letters of con- gratulations from dignitaries throughout the nation. Vice President George Bush, U.S. Sen. John Tower, Texas Gov. Bill Clements and Texas House Speaker Bill Clayton were among those who sent their best wishes. In addition to the inaugural activities, a special 12-page supplement to the Abilene Reporter-News commemorated Teague's inauguration. Feature articles within the tabloid in- cluded biographical pieces on Teague and his family, an interview with Stevens, and photo features on the involvement of the university with the Abilene community through the arts, athletic programs and community service. Teague was born in Olney and graduated from Nocona High School where he was salutatorian of his class and a member of the Class A state champion- ship basketball team. .gy KN. :if f 'Xa fri. - Wil QQQ - 9 4 st si , if, 5 .1 .L S Q 1- gl.: After attending the University of Texas for one year he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He had served four years and one month when he received an honorable discharge in 1949. That year he married Peggy Newlen, then a student at San Diego State College. And a year later they moved to Abilene where Teague enrolled at Abilene Chris- tian College. While a student at ACC, Teague was named to Who's Who in American Univer- sities and Colleges and was vice president of the summer senior class. He was the first manager of KACC, the campus radio station, and was a member of Frater Sodalis and the "A" Club, a men's honor organization. Also, for one year he arranged student devotionals for Chapel. Majoring in Bible with a minor in speech, he received his bachelor's degree in 1952 and went to work for the school, in- itially as executive secretary for the Alum- ni Association, and then as the assistant to the president under Don H. Morris. Inauguration 39 Pope speaks at inaugural luncheon ln 1957 the Teagues moved to Searcy, Ark., where he worked for Harding Col- lege. While he was employed at Harding, he worked on his master's degree, which he completed in 1959. ln 1959 he became vice president of Pepperdine University, where he served for six years. During that time Teague completed his doctoral studies in administration and labor law and received his degree from UCLA in 1965. 40 Inauguration The family remained in the Los Angeles area until 1970. At that time Teague served as president of William J. Teague Associates, a management services corporation. ln 1970, after he made an unsuccessful bid for Congress, Teague became assistant to the president of Purex Industries Inc. in Lakewood, Calif., and in 1978 he became administrative vice president for the Kerr- McGee Corp. in Oklahoma City. f Marybeth Perkins and Rene Williams. This page: Chancellor John Stevens visits with several inaugural guests. Opposite page: top left f Dr. LeMoine Lewis, pro- fessor of Bible, reads the inaugural pro- gram while he waits to march into Moody Coliseum for the ceremonyg top right- A visiting delegate registersp center - Before the inaugural ceremony President Teague stops to take a picture of in- augural guestsg bottom - U.S. Rep. Charles Stenholm and Dr. Stevens visit before the ceremony begins. X Inauguration - 41 'The Rainmaker' ed Starnes directs "The Rainmaker," the first Dinner Theatre production of the year, featured the directing abilities of Ted Starnes, associate professor of drama. Starnes, who first joined the ACU faculty in 1970, returned in 1979, after serving for three years as director of theater at Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif. The romantic comedy by N. Richard Nash, set in the late 1920s in a drought- ridden Midwestern state, centered on the Rainmaker's visit to the Curry family farm. Starbuck, the rainmaker and travel- 42 Dinner Theatre ing shyster who came to town, was played by Kevin Weems, a senior drama major from Temple. The story began with the return home of the Curry daughter, Lizzie, played by Donna Hester, a part-time post-graduate student from Abilene. A summer-long drought plagued Lizzie's father's and brothers' ranch, while a drought of love left shy, plain Lizzie unmarried and on her way to becoming an old maid, much to the dismay of her brothers, Jimmy and Noah. But when the Rainmaker came to town, the stage was well-set for romance and comedy. Starbuck, dressed entirely in black, entered the Curry home and prom- ised to send rain within 24 hours. Although Lizzie and the family were unwilling to trust him at first, he eventually gained Liz- zie's love and the respect of her father and brothers. But as the 24-hour period ended, with no rain in sight, a defeated Starbuck prepared to leave the family and Lizzie. And as the Rainmaker left the ranch, the thunder rumbled and the rain began to fall. a romantic Qomed Opposite page: Kevin Weems as the Rain- maker, and Donna Hester as Lizzie Curry, argue about his promise to send rain. This page: top left - Larry Brown as H.C. Curry, waits for his daughterg center - Lizzie complains about herfailure to Hnd a husbandg top right - Lizzie's brother, Jimmy, played by Danny Sims, talks about a date with his girU'riend,' bottom left A Starbuck tries to convince the family that he can make it raing bottom right - Lizzie talks to her father about her brothers' attempts at matchmaking. Ie, it 4, I, it il. 'YU Dinner Theatre - 43 'The M an Who Came Z0 Dinner' an .,, 5. i W A .g Q- A ' gifts: E ss . . as ' , . Rex Kyker return LE, 'T ui , ,X 1 ri .ff 5 on Fi is TT ei! . w -'Ns Dr. Rex Kykcr, former chairman of the communication department, returned to the ACU stage as theater critic Sheridan Whiteside in the l930s comedy "The Man Who Came to Dinner." The April Dinner Theatre, updated for the l980s by Lewis Fulks, ACU Theatre director, centered around Whiteside's un- willing stay in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Stanley, played by senior drama majors Kevin Weems and Dczarae Gaines. Whiteside had been a pre-Christmas din- ner guest at the Stanley home, but injured 44 Dinner Theatre his hip in a fall on his host's icy porch and stayed to convalesce. However, the house guest soon ran the house. Whiteside commandeered the Stanley's servants and telephone, en- couraged their son to run away and their daughter to elope with a union organizer, and entertained a stream of unusual and famous guests, all at the Stanley's expense. But while Whiteside spent his energies disrupting the Stanley household, his secretary Maggie Cutler fell in love with local newspaperman Bert Jefferson, played 4 by Barry Smoot, junior music major. Mag- gie, portrayed by Rebecca Carpenter, sophomore drama education major from Webb City, Mo., disregarded Whiteside's attempts to break up her romance. So her boss summoned actress Loraine Sheldon, played by Deborah Gardner, sophomore drama major from Arlington, to lure Mag- gie's suitor away. A few skirmishes later, all was well and the recuperated Whiteside started out of the Stanley's door. The play closed with the sound of a man falling on the porch. inner heatre star ,wi This page: top left - Secretary Maggie Cutler, played by Rebecca Carpenter, and reporter Bert Jefferson, played by Barry Smoot, enjoy being in love,' top right - Ernest Stanley, played by Kevin Weems, unleashes a tirade on his house guestg bot- tom left - Bert arrives to get the story about Whiteside's faIl,' bottom right - Maggie 's boyfriend Bert seems taken in by actress Loraine Sheldon, played by Deborah Gardner. Opposite page: Dr. Rex Kyker, as Sheridan Whiteside, rules the roost. I Dinner Theatre - 45 I .15 , . .fs 439 if ,tu - ,gr . ' - , 4' " w'u.fb3'LU"' - -1 , egg' o I Af 'S , -.1 Q uf - Q ,21 . ,gif ACU Repertor Compan presents ' he Lark' "The Larkf, a drama written by Jean Anouilh and adapted in 1957 from French by Lillian Hellman, opened Dec. 3 in Sewell Auditorium. Originally three performances were planned, but the tickets were in such demand that the drama division scheduled another performance, said Lewis Fulks, director of the ACU Theatre. The play, the story of Joan of Arc, examined the century-old question: Was Joan a courageous woman of God or a deluded farm girl? Joan of Arc was played by Elizabeth Sexton Mann, a drama major from Fort Worth. Fulks said the story chronicled the dramatic con- frontations ofthe 16-year-old who became the symbol of courage for France. "Joan is a model for us, too," he said, "when we ap- ply her convictions to ourselves. True miracles are created by men when they use the courage and in- telligence God gave themf, g'The Larkn was the first production to be cast ex- clusively from members of the newly-formed ACU Repertory Company. The company, chartered during the fall semester with 60 members, consisted of undergraduates, graduates, alumni and off-campus friends. Fulks said the concept behind the company was to provide the best theatrical training in order to produce qualified performers and technicians with variety and depth in theater skills. He also said that eventually the company would be the exclusive source of personnel for all ACU dramatic productions except the Homecoming musical, which would be cast by open auditions. Opposite page: Nelson Coates, a senior advertising major from Abilene, portrays the English represen- tative at the trial of Joan of Arc. This page: top - Joan of Arc, played by Elizabeth Sexton Mann, a drama major from Fort Worth, listens to the accusa- tions against her that are made by Catholic church of- ficials, played by Elliot Bales, left, a junior drama major, and Curtis Tate, ajunior history majorj bot- tom - Joan of Arc defends herseU' against the charges of heresy. Theatre 47 Milsap comes to Mood "Milsap Magic." That's what happens when you mix one talented country enter- tainer with a variety of music styles, humor, piano dancing and fireworks. That magic came to Moody Coliseum Sept. 22 in the form of Ronnie Milsap and his band and female backup vocalists. The country singer set a change-of-pace mood for the evening by surprising the au- dience with firecrackers on the stage and with a range of works by Beethoven, Bruce Springsteen and' the Eagles. He also sprinkled humor throughout the perfor- mance, often joking about his blindness - "The guys let me drive the bus from Austin." Milsap said he feels responsible for the success of each concert. "I have a friend who works in TV in Los Angeles who sometimes helps me put the show together, but I'm the one responsible for whether it works or fails." And this time it worked. The near sellout crowd showed its appreciation of Milsap's antics and music by responding with cheers when he began "What a Dif- ference You Made ln My Life," "Smoky Mountain Rain," and his other hits. The crowd listened intently as he sang several songs from his new album "There's No Gettin' Over Me," and when he left the stage, the audience called him back with applause and cheering for an encore. The secret to Milsap's magic appears to be his attitude - he says he loves perform- ing in spite of the physical demands of touring. Many days when he's tired and has not been able to rest, Milsap says he begins to wonder why he continues to tour the country. lt's not "until you step behind that stage, and feel the energy, electricity and love, that you know why you came," he said. "lt's amazing." That feeling came across in Moody in the form of an exciting, fast-moving show. The combination of that and the au- dience's love for Milsap and what he does all goes together as "Milsap Magic." 48 Ronnie Milsap 7 Concert provides fun for fan "People who come to our concert should expect to have a lot of fun," contemporary Christian singer Amy Grant told a local television station before' her Abilene concert. And from Gary Chapman's warm up -- ACU-purple top and gray pants - to the hand-clapping encore of "Old Man's Rub- ble," the crowd that gathered March 2 in the Taylor County Coliseum had fun. Gary's low-key combination of self- disparaging humor and sincere worship contrasted with the professional, high- powered band that performed with Amy. A pianist, drummer, synthesizer player, three vocalists and three guitarists, in- cluding Gary, backed up Amy on such familiar songs as "Pd Love to Live on a Mountain Top" and "My Father's Eyes." But the band specialized in, as Amy put it, "more rowdy numbers" such as "Look What Has Happened to Me" and a mostly instrumental, Bach-inspired number that they seemed to really enjoy doing together. But Amy was at her best sitting on a stool under dimmed lights talking about her beliefs or singing acoustical ballads with the band playing softly behind her. The audience, much of it ACU and Hardin-Simmons University students, responded a bit self-consciously to Amy's attempts to teach a new song. But as the concert continued, audience members became more uninhibited. Amy's simple a cappella rendition of "It Is Well With My Soul" late in the concert drew a deeper response as the audience gradually and softly joined her. Another number that especially touched the crowd was a song Amy and Gary sang to each other, a song he had written just before they became engaged. "There's a feeling in my heart that I've just got to let you see," Gary sang. Amy joined him with, "No matter where time takes us, both together and apart, I will always be a part of you." - Kelly Deatherage Amy Grant 49 Captivity leaves Rosen thoughtful, not bitter ore than a year had passed since Barry Rosen and 51 other American citizens returned to the United States after 14 and a half mon- ths of captivity in various Iranian cities. Rosen, former U.S. press attache at the embassy in Tehran, spoke Nov. 19 in Cullen Auditorium on "Iran As I Saw It." Approximately 700 people waited for the former hostage to give detailed descriptions of his confinement and his captors. But Rosen surprised the audience, mainly university students, as he began an hour-long speech. He did not dwell on his captivity as he spoke. Instead, he concentrated on Iranian history and events leading to revolution and the rise to power of the Ayatollah Khomeini. Rosen explained his attitude about cap- tivity: "I think the media want me to say how I hate Iranians and how Iranians are bad, and Americans are wonderful. We have to sit down and think about the Ira- nian situation as more than just that and learn from it. I don't think we've learned from it." He said it was important to try to evaluate and understand events leading to this explosive period in Iran rather than condemn the entire culture. Rosen, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., became familiar with the Iranian culture as a result of a two-year Peace Corps assignment in Iran. The U.S. government should have been concerned about domestic affairs and human rights in Iran, he said. Instead, the government thought about what Iran could do for the United States in relation to the Soviet Union. "Khomeini is now accepted by the students and the rest of the Iranian public," he said. "As long as he lives, Iran 50 Barry Rosen, will have stability, regardless of how the country appears to observers." The insight and positive attitude that Rosen exhibited throughout the speech and the question and answer session that followed his delivery, were remarkable as he gave details of his "sojourn into agony." He spent six months in a maximum security prison and during the entire time prison cell for many months, and you kno' you haven't done anything wrong it's reall devastating," he said. "We take mobilit for granted as if it's a right, not a privilege In Iran it's no right at all, and no privileg - it's nothing." Several times throughout captivitj Rosen said he thought his captors intende to kill him. As part of a "game" they hel 'We have to sit down and think about the Iranian situation - and learn from it.' he was confined, he was allowed outside for only four and a half hours. Rosen said he meditated, jogged and exercised in his prison cell, and thought about his family throughout his captivity. "Thoughts about my wife and my two young children sustained me more than anything else during those tortured hoursf' he said. Rosen said an uneasy feeling existed in the embassy before the takeover by Ira- nian militants. But the embassy officials continued to believe promises of protection from the Iranian government, and they tried to dispel the uneasy thoughts, he said. "The first day after surrendering the embassy they fthe militantsj bound each of us with nylon cord. We were positioned face to face and told to sleep," Rosen said. "I tried to sleep but the cord continued to tighten around my wrists and feet. I began to settle down and think about my wife, Barbara, my two children, Alexander and Ariana. What must they be going through? Do they know what is happening?" "When you're locked up in a room or a a gun to his head. The day when Rosen learned he was 1 be released, one of the militant studeni tried to convince him that he and othi Americans had been treated well. Ros replied, "You made those that love Irj hate you." He said he had good memories abou Iran and does not hold grudges against 1 feel hatred for the people in Iran despi his treatment. Rosen also commented on the publici and acclaim the hostages received wh: they returned home: "We were called heroes, but I don't co: sider myself a hero," he said. "The hero were the eight servicemen who lost the lives in an attempt to rescue us." - Marybetli Perkins and Suzetta Nutt "Iran As I Saw It" was the topic of speech given by former Iranian hosta, Barry Rosen. Rosen, former press attaci at the embassy in Tehran, spoke to crowd of almost 700 people Nov. I9 Cullen Auditorium. 1, A, QS M: . wa, jazz, Q' v,,, Q ,-,,' -W 5 'W X.. A. . if wwf , h - J va' ' ., Q , ,..,, . QE.. M if A ,. mf- ' ,, MTL' V - xx fn We ww A Aw, 2 ,. 5. as 5' . A ,mg A...W, l 'yi 2 K WA- , , S A , W 4 -f ,Q fl Q, I ' QE' ACU celebrates a 6Beulah-full, da She was a calendar girl, sharing the cover of the ACU calendar with Mrs. Don H. Morris, former first lady of ACU. She was on TV and in newspapers, and was the oldest living ACU alumna. Her name was Beulah Cain Arvin, and she was 101 years old. Originally, the idea of presenting the school's oldest living alumnus was intend- ed to be a highlight of the 75th Anniver- sary celebration. But Beulah was such a hit on campus that she was recognized again on Nov. 24, 1981, her l0lst birthday. Norman Archibald, associate dean of students, directed the birthday celebration. As he outlined the details for the second "Beulah bash," Archibald said that the celebration required a great deal of plan- ning and the help of many people, but the excitement of the day and the fun of being around Beulah rewarded those involved for their efforts. "She is probably the most unique woman that I've ever met - to know all these facts and to remember all these events like they just happened yesterday," Archibald said. "She is really neat, and she was a lot of fun to be around." With Abilene media representatives in attendance, the celebration began in Chapel as the Big Purple marched in, play- ing "March Grandiosof' The student body responded with a standing ovation and enthusiastic cheers. Lights and cameras framed the stage, 52 Beulah Cain Arvin which was filled with school dignitaries bearing gifts for the honoree. And graciously, amid fanfare worthy of any Broadway opening, Beulah's hanky - her symbol to ACU students - began to flut- ter. From the audience, a few responded by waving tissues. An enormous cake, complete with lOl candles, was wheeled in. Gifts from ACU included a stuffed bear with "Number 1" on it and a plant. Several birthday cards from students were read aloud. One card, which won great approval from students, suggested that Beulah meet the writer's great- grandfather, if she didn't mind younger men - he was 99. Following the ceremony, a balloon- covered golf cart, driven by Courtney Con- nell, a senior from Sweetwater, whisked the birthday girl off to her reception. After Beulah was helped into the sporty cart, she was driven down the center aisle of Moody Coliseum. She didn't even seem alarmed at the quick take-off. From the continual cheering of the crowd, it seemed that Beulah was their sweetheart. "She didnlt know until she got in the golf cart that she was going to ride in it," Archibald said. "Her great-niece told me that if she knew, she might tell everybody that she wanted to walk." Archibald continued, "So I didn't give her a chance. They brought her from the stage, and she climbed up in that thing just like we had planned. She's spunky - quick mind." Beulah was the guest of honor 2 luncheon for her family and special fri: where Vice President Robert D. Hu read more birthday cards. Archibald said he was pleased with the really sincere things our students cz up with." ACU gave Beulah a photo album, wl contained photographs of her various cj pus visits, and a music box that playedl alma mater. For a student body that had bect sated with "uncommon" events previous year, the response to the day surprisingly warm. An unconscious grin curled across face of freshman Sue Christmas as reflected on the big day. The descriptio her feelings about Beulah showed typical wonder at Mrs. Arvin's longevit She said the real fascination Beulah was that she "represents what ' be. She's special because she was hex the beginning." . Did Sue think all of the celebration justified? "Definitely," she said. - Amy Hatf This page: President William J. Tet congratulates Beulah Cain Arvin. posite page: Mrs. Arvin celebrates l0lst birthday with her ACUfamily. .gailkiq Bculuh Cain Arvin ff 53 Chri tma funi n't ju t bout 300 students organized and Aplanned the annual "Christmas for Childrenw project for needy children, which culminated in a huge Christmas gift-giving party. Although the children received gifts, freshman Kim Glover said she and other student volunteers were equally rewarded, proving that Christmas isn'tjust for children. "You just feel better when you help others. You probably learn more than they do. You realize you just don't have it as bad. lt just brightens your whole day," said Kim. Kim said the volunteers gained a sense of worth as the children openly demon- strated their admiration and love. S'They,re like any other groupf' Kim said. '6They like to be noticed and touched. They want to touch or hug . . . It's just the attention." Besides the 300 students actively in- volved in the project, many others helped finance it. Donations to pay for the Christmas celebration were collected in different ways. Approximately 51,300 was donated by students via social clubs. A pass-the-hat style Chapel collection pro- duced S400. An exhibition basketball game pitting the Wildcats against the team from the University of Chihuahua grossed Sl,250, and the Students' Association donated Sl ,000. l The students involved in the projec' spent Saturdays from the middle o November until the first week ir December with 6'their', children. V olunteers were encouraged to make individual visits with the children? families, and special group events were art ranged, such as the showing of Wal Disneyis "lOl Dalmations" and ice crean outings. The Dec. 5 Christmas party in Moody Coliseum was organized by Karen Kreidel junior home economics major fron Midland, and sophomore Trayce Thomas accounting major from Midland. 54 Christmas for Children 5' at .....,N . .'-'-f.-'w-.,,.,-fs: . for children The celebration featured such traditions as tree decorating and card making. An untraditional interpretation of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," by senior Gary Hanna, provided a change of pace for the party before the appearance of Santa Claus, played by sophomore Daryl Zeller. His performance, or at least his huge sack of toys, seemed enough to convince even the most cynical 9-year-olds that Santa was real. anta's sack of toys was filled with gifts S wrapped and tagged for each child. Junior accounting majors Paula Garrett and Polly Robinson bought and wrapped the 300 gifts. The women matched the gifts to the children's ages and tried not to give children from the same family the same present. Polly, who helped with last year's gifts, said a group of volunteers wrapped from 8 p.m. to midnight three days before all the gifts were wrapped. "But it was worth it," she said. nThe kids loved the gifts." o-chairmen Terry Hendon, Scott C Taylor and Lori Stobaugh began Christmas for Children plans in the sum- mer. They selected group leaders and organized the activity, which was intended to enrich the holiday season for needy youngsters. Hendon said one of the top priorities was to locate children who would i i l most benefit from the effort. Students had an opportunity to follow up on contacts made with the needy children at an April 2 circus. This page: left A A piggy back ride is part of the fun for a Christmas for Children participant and Dru Mitchellg top right -M Monique Webster enjoys the party with a student volunteerg bottom -- One gift receiver is caught up in the even- ing's excitement. Opposite page: Students and disadvantaged children gather around the Christmas tree to share in the holiday spirit. XXH ,Ut Christmas for Children 5 Spring Break Campaigns target nine cities 1 ..k. so 'f sa, v N ,M Nw ,.,,,,,,, N Nadi K we 'js fl get sw Q. ,4- 4 Racine Oshkosh San Leandro Long Beach New Orleans Landsdowne Woodbury Miami Toronto "Next to Christmas for Children, I think itis the most worthwhile program students can be involved in," said Steve Bishop, a senior ministry and evangelism major from Hearne. He was speaking ofthe annual Spring Break Cam- paigns to metropolitan areas throughout the United States. The campaigners left Abilene on March 18 for mission trips to nine cities throughout the nation. The cities targeted by the campaigns were Racine and Oshkosh, Wis.g San Leandro and Long Beach, Calif., New Orleans, La.g Landsdowne, Pa., Wood- bury, N.J.g Miami, Fla.g and Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Approximately 200 students spent their spring vaca- tion working with the local congregations in the cities, helping the churches with their outreach to members of the community. "We try to surface people for the church to flow to," Bishop said. "The purpose of the campaigns is not to go just for the sake of baptizing, but to help the church get in touch with peoplef, The goal ofthe campaigns was to introduce students to areas where Christians are needed, he said. And the campaigners were given a chance to experience a new This page: top - A Spring Break Campaigner helps clear a community park of trash and debrisg bottom - Lori Givens, a freshman government major and Karen Riehl, a freshman radio-television major, say goodbye to one ofthe hosts ofthe students who par- ticipated in the Long Beach campaign. Opposite page: Scott Gaiser, a sophomore biology majorg Peggy Berry, a sophomore home economics majorj Rick Brown, a youth ministry majorg and Sherri William- son, a sophomore elementary education major, work in a community park in Landsdowne, Pa. Spring Break Campaigns 57 Students campaign, work during Spring Break environment, its culture and the influence the church has in that area, he continued. The activities of each group of campaigners differed in the methods of ministry and evangelism that were used according to the area and the needs of the people in that area, Bishop said. Lane Langford, freshman Bible major from Weslaco and leader of the team to Oshkosh, said the group was involved in "seed planting and watering of previous contacts? The Wisconsin campaign, which consisted of cam- paign groups going to Oshkosh and Racine, was spon- sored by the Oakhaven Church of Christ in Oshkosh. The campaigners worked on the University of Wiscon- sin campus, conducted morning Bible studies and had a reunion for Landon Saunders, director of Heartbeat, an evangelistic radio program. In Racine, the church was in the "awareness stage," said Langford. The campaigners, led by Bart Castle, a senior oral communication major from Lubbock, helped the congregation by doing phone work and outreach on a university campus, he said. And the campaigners also knocked on doors, mass- mailed pamphlets and participated in a study group called, "Orientation to Missions Philosophy." Carl Cates, a senior public relations major from Odessa and leader of the 18-member group to Wood- bury, said their group's primary task was to distribute information concerning a one-day seminar to be led by Jim Woodruff, minister at the A8cM Church of Christ in College Station. But Cates said that by Monday night they had sur- faced more than enough contacts for the small con- gregation, and they had to slow down their door-to- door work. This page: top - Derl Taylor, a senior secondary music major, prepares to play the piano at a party at the home ofone ofthe hosts ofthe New Orleans cam- paignersg bottom - Elizabeth Day, a sophomore speech and hearing therapy major, plays with a child in a park in Landsdowne, Pa. Opposite page: Rebecca Adams, a junior art major and another Spring Break Campaigner invite New Orleans residents to a four- day seminar dealing with the meaning oflzfe. 58 Spring Break Campaigns it g,,, H, as W is .i.gi: The San Leandro campaign was led by Mark Ab- hier, a junior Bible major, and Gary Souza, a senior 3ible major from Abilene. Abshier said they went loor-to-door with information about a "Searcher's Seminar" led by Roy Osborne from San Antonio. Abshier said they surfaced some uunchurched peo- mle" with the aid of material written by Landon Saunders. Mark Edge, a junior Bible major from Winnsboro, aid the primary activity of the Long Beach campaign group was outreach to the elderly. He said they visited vith residents of nursing homes and convalescent nomes and invited contacts to attend a special seminar an growing old, called "The Time is Now." Larry Nelson, a junior secondary education major 'rom Daytona, Fla., and leader of the New Orleans campaign, said the students helped one of the local :ongregations surface established contacts for a 5522 E flfi lf 3 fi is x ...gi M 1,55 M 5 2 as . is If it seminar that dealt with the meaning of life. Troy Williamson, a senior accounting major from Rifle, Colo., and one of the leaders of the Landsdowne group, said the students went door-to-door as part of a follow-up to a letter sent out to area residents. The let- ter informed the public about a Bible correspondence course offered by the congregation. The Miami team members, led by Kel Hamby, a senior elementary education major from Abilene, distributed information about a four-day seminar in Kendall, Fla. The seminar resulted in follow-up "life groupsf' and 47 signed up, Hamby said. Loyal Osterhoudt, a graduate Bible major from Roseville, Mich., and a member of the team to Toron- to, said the students covered much of downtown Toronto on foot and engaged in street evangelism. He said the group left the small local church with three new members and about 20 contacts. Spring Break Campaigns uckley: a fradical' conservative Few people are so conservative political- ly that their ideas are considered radical. At times during his lecture in September at Hardin-Simmons University, William F. Buckley Jr. was one of those people. Buckley, syndicated columnist and host of the television show "Firing Line ,', of- fered a number of economic, social and political proposals that he admitted might seem radical. While he spoke of the ggformidable ex- citement" of President Reagan's ad- ministration, Buckley admitted to ap- prehensions about the presidentis tax package. Although for the most part Reagan's cuts have been considered the most conservative budgetary action taken in years, Buckley said, "I donit think it goes far enough. The reduction will not ex- ceed inflation." Buckley pointed to former President Jimmy Carterls economic renewal plan as one of the clearest examples of Man age of ongoing irresponsible rhetoric, especially in the field of economics." In such well-intentioned acts as pouring millions of dollars in loans into the Chrysler Corporation to rescue it from bankruptcy, Buckley said the government was merely paying workers to continue manufacturing unwanted automobiles. Even worse than the failures of politi- cians, Buckley said, is their unwillingness to admit that economic failure has to be tolerated and even anticipated. "Government is organically unsuited to effect economic progressf' he said. Buckley suggested that the risk of the free enterprise system is much healthier than government intervention. One of Buckley's statements was that Americans should enjoy and count their blessings more. He said it was a unique and t'dazzling" thing that everyone in HSU,s Behren's Auditorium was there because he chose to be, not because he was forced to attend. This would not be the case in most of the world, he said, but in America "little freedoms are taken for granted." Disaster can come to America, he said, through a "failure to invigorate our attach- ment to freedomf' - Doug Mendenhall 60 William Buckley 16 .. ff' A WW W M' ation debates nuclear issue hat would happen to Abilene if Dyess Air Force Base were bombed in a nuclear war? Robert Williams, assistant professor of government, painted a chilling answer to the question for 70 students, faculty and community members who attended a seminar during Ground Zero Week, April 18-25. Williams, who organized the seminar, described the probable scenario of a one megaton nuclear bomb explosion at Dyess, which the government has iden- tified as a likely target in a nuclear war. The assistant professor said the bomb, would cause at least 10,000 deaths im- mediately. Fire storms, contaminated food and water, disease epidemics and severe emotional trauma would follow the initial blast, he said. "The survivors of a nuclear warf' he concluded, "would very likely en- vy the dead." Williams' predictions closely matched those made by members of the Physicians for Social Responsibility at their fall 1980 convention. Video-taped excerpts of that conference, titled "The Last Epidemic: The Medical Consequences of Nuclear War," were shown at the ACU seminar, April 22, and at noon the following day. The seminar, conducted by Williams and Paul Morris, associate professor of physics, was designed "to get you thinking about things you haven't thought about before," Williams told the audience. Q 59' Besides the consequences of a nuclear attack, Williams and Morris discussed the history of the U.S.-U.S.S.R. nuclear arms race, and Morris compared nuclear weapons totals. He also presented alter- natives for the two countries, which were in what Williams termed "a mutual hostage situation." Morris said one nation could conquer the other, both nations could continue building nuclear weapons and trying to intimidate each other or they could communicate and develop a friendlier relationship. oth teachers attempted to present facts and ideas rather than urge a specific solution to the issue. However, Morris pointed out that of the options available, attempting to establish a rela- tionship with the Soviet Union would be the safest for mankind. Williams described faculty and ad- ministration reaction to the seminar as in- different, but he said student response was "limited but encouraging." He said students, reactions "ranged from 'good grief, what kind of radical thing is thisl' to genuine interest and concern." Before planning the Ground Zero Week activities Williams, who did his graduate work at Johns Hopkins School of Ad- vanced lnternational Studies in Washington, D.C., said he was concerned about the area's conservativism. "I was afraid people would immediately dismiss lllx wwf? -rat' .age- ' ..... . this as some kind of imported or alien philosophy or movement," he said. In- stead, he said, the thoughtful response from students encouraged him. tudents and others who attended ACU's Ground Zero Week sessions joined thousands of people in the nation- wide revival of concern about nuclear war and armament. Roser Molander, National Security Council staff member in the Nix- on, Ford and Carter administrations, created Ground Zero Week as an effort to educate Americans about the entire nuclear arms issue. Besides concentrating attention on nuclear war with Ground Zero Week, Williams said Molander published a book titled Nuclear War: What's in it for You. The assistant professor said Molander's organization attempted to present infor- mation and emphasize the dangers of nuclear war, but was not "pushing any solutions." Whether or not Ground Zero Week pro- duced any solutions, Williams thought the week was successful because it focused at- tention upon what he called nthe most im- portant conflict of our time." This page: Poster and research materials from Ground Zero Week. Opposite page: William F. Buckley. F53 Ground Zero Week 61 r, rf ,,Iy 1 8' 'QQ f. 4 ,AQ ff , xg K if 11 , I 1 'Y' V- K 1 f, , Eh 7 lb 7 'f f Q. Agfa. ,w g E 3 gig f 17 Q 5,4 , if H 5 fav M .J if fig' 4 gg e 4 4' Q1 it fig? K IM J' ,gf K W M w ,. .Qs- M., 62 Almost Anything Goes ,. ---- Q 'fqan' wfwbf ,I V is The early April afternoon was gray. Gray because the end of the semester loomed near enough to feel the weight of unfinished term papers, but not near enough to feel the relief of graduation. Gray, because the West Texas weather couldn't decide whether to be winter or summer. Gray . . . but not everywhere. On the well-worn intramural field at Hardin- Simmons University the afternoon was fluorescent orange, bright peacock blue and pastel yellow, green and pink. No, not a pop-art painting, but fluorescent orange insulated coveralls, a bright peacock blue sweatshirt and a pastel yellow, green and pink blanket wrapped around an-almost-blue-from-the-cold-coed. The coveralls, the sweatshirt and the blanket were gathered at HSU for Almost Anything Goes competi- tion, where the spirits of the students clad in bright colors contrasted with the dismal, end-of-semester blues as much as the colors contrasted with the gray sky. Almost Anything Goes placed Texans from the three local colleges against out-of-state students. About 200 students left studies behind to attend or participate in the competition. The afternoon's series of unusual athletic events in- cluded the inner tube roll, in which one person crawled inside four inner tubes and team members rolled him Opposite page: right - In the decorate-your-dean relay Liz Lane, junior radio-television major, pours milk on Norman Archibald, associate dean of stu- dents, top - Bart Castle, president of the Students' Association, and Andi Cannedy, junior public rela- tions major, huddle togetherg bottom - Clark Rid- dell, a sophomore public relations major from Redlands, Calif, competes in the banana peel race. down the field - or diagonally across the field and in- to a photographer. The mattress carry especially pleased the crowd of about 60. The event required male team members to race while carrying all female team members on a dangerously sagging mattress. Competition between Lone Star state residents and the "foreigners" was lighthearted, with cheers like g'Texans, Texans you're so bad, look at the scoreboard, oh, so sadf' The three schools also competed against each other in the cowchip and decorate-your-dean relays. However, the student government presidents and deans of the schools may have thought, with good cause, that the events were designed solely for their discomfort. ACU won the cowchip relay. Spectators were not sure whether the victory came because of Students' Association president Bart Castle's running expertise or his classmates' eagerness to stuff dried and not-so- dried cowchips into the baggy pair of pants he wore while running down the field and back. Bart and his McMurry and HSU counterparts end- ed up with smelly green legs. But after seeing the decorated deans, the presidents probably thought they were lucky. In a contest reminiscent of summer camp escapades, students transformed their deans into egg- and-butter-smeared, shaving-cream-topped, toilet- paper-wrapped mummies. Leaving the deans to unwrap and contemplate revenge, Texans and non-Texans regrouped for the tug of war, which spectators were invited to join. The non- Texan team won the event, so ACU's Texan coor- dinator, Jack Hodge, took his promised dive in the HSU pool. Just before Jack took his heroic plunge, the sun broke through the clouds and banished the gray. In the end the weather matched the spirit of Almost Anything Goes. v- Kelly Deatherage Almost Anything Goes 63 . l I l J iff f ill Q "X if li l fl Y A I ' 4 Somehow, the always-the-same Commencement ceremony sparkled with specialness . . maybe because it was mine t Commencement rehearsal May I, I in- troduced myself to the girl who would march ahead of me and the guy who would march behind me. "How funny," I thought, "to graduate with people I've never met.', But after the rehearsal and the graduation ceremony itself, I felt like I'd known the two well in my years at ACU. After all, we stood shoulder to shoulder and watched our classmates walk in, some smiling, some looking somber, some looking relieved. Before that we stood Cand stood and . . .J in Moody Coliseum concourse, where we straightened and zipped and discovered that our fathers had gone to college together. We sat together through graduation speeches that somehow didn't seem as boring or trite as most gradua- tion speeches. In our dignified scholar's garb we marched out of the coliseum only to be fussed over by substitute mothers from the registrar's office before we walked across the stage and received our empty diploma covers from the chairman of the board and congratulations from the president. We returned to our seats to watch the rest of our classmates receive their empty diploma covers . . . and to 64 Graduation take a poll about the kind of pizza we wanted to send out for during our long wait. But then the wait ended and the coliseum floor became a mass of graduates and escorts struggling to get out of hot gowns or to find family members seated high in sec- tion P. As I watched the two strangers who had become my friends walk away with camera-toting relatives, I felt as if I were watching dear friends depart. Opposite page: left - Mark Young, a general biology major from Lakewood, Colo., listens to the proces- sional march, "Crown Imperial," during the gradua- tion ceremonyg top - Denise Stephens, a home economics education major from Abilene, speaks about her experiences at ACU during the Senior Lun- cheon on May I,' center - Mark Ray, a pre-med ma- jor from Dallas, listens to Commencement speaker Willard Tate, associate professor of health, physical education and recreationg bottom - Lisa Crowell, radio-television major from New London, Mo., hugs Lisa Foster, a graduate student from Abilene, follow- ing the ceremony. ,awsgi giiififfms W: is . Mffiz if X ,':gi?,51l?8Te,i :H.'fm1,if-5 fag,-if me 51,1 225-1525355 me My .35-'fzirls Sh, .... mn, s W ,Q ,.....W, , -w4.wems:ggQ.s ,wie c'i'3if'aH mg 5 555U49US?0iiS?ATE 65 I swf? Ligfi 'Q 1 4511, Q54 a 2 x 66 - Sports CI 42, 'ance A99 ' Q0 lqw ff 1 la off berth eludes ACU "We think we're going to be the best 8-2 eam in the nation, and we know an 8-2 eam is going to go to the playoffs," ACU lead football coach Ted Sitton said. Sitton, the 1981 Lone Star Conference Coach of the Year, said this before the 'inal regular-season game against Howard Dayne University. The Wildcats tried to prove Sitton's tatement to the NCAA Division Il alayoff selection committee by destroying lPU 56-7. For the next 24 hours, all they could do was wait- and hope. The victory over HPU proved to be an :mpty win, however, as the Wildcats were eft out of the playoff picture. The Wildcats came close, though. ,layers, fans and coaches almost could aste a national playoff berth after a four- Qpposite Page: Freshman running back flnthony Thomas dashes down the 'idelines during the Homecoming game. Vhis page: bottom - Billy Stiggers, Scott Poen 1622 and Richard Flores f70j rudely velcome a Stephen F. Austin running rack to Abilene during the Homecoming fame. ACU defeated SFA 31-0. year absence. But the taste became bit- tersweet in the second half of the game against Southwest Texas State. In fact, it became downright sour in the final 30 seconds. For the first 15 minutes the Wildcats played like a team possessed, striking for three quick touchdowns. Freshman quarterback Loyal Proffitt, who was named LSC Freshman of the Year and an all-conference player, fired scoring passes of 19 and 34 yards to Steve Parker on the Cats' first two possessions to give them a 14-0 lead just five minutes into the game. LSC coaches also named ACU junior center Grant Feasel, junior guard Scott McCall and senior tackle Kris Hansen to the all-conference team. The next time ACU had the ball Proffitt threw a 49-yard scoring pass to Quinton Smith, also named to the all-conference team. The Wildcats had a 21-0 lead with only 6:36 gone in the opening period. Smith made 10 other catches that night for 221 yards, breaking the school and LSC receiving records he set a week earlier against Sam Houston State. But watching Southwest Texas, which averaged 37.5 points per game, was like watching a ticking bomb. Everyone knew it would go off. The question was when. The Bobcats, trailing by three touchdowns, started their comeback with two minutes left in the first period. Before the second quarter was over, SWT had cut the deficit to four points, 28-24. The third quarter was a story of missed opportunities, costly mistakes and one bad break. After the Wildcats kicked off, Willie Osbon blasted the ball carrier at the ll and Archie Green recovered his fumble. But a quarterback sack and clipping penal- ty moved the ball back to the 31, and the Cats settled for a field goal by Martin Perry. Wildcat linebacker Mike Funderburg intercepted a tipped pass at the ACU 36. The Cats drove to the Bobcat 27, but came away empty when running back Anthony Thomas lost a fumble. Nine plays later, Funderburg, an all- conference honorable mention, came up with his second interception of the season, returning it to the Bobcat 33. Two plays later, facing the third-and-25, ' ACU's luck ran out. Proffitt dropped back and fired the ball to Smith, who made the catch at the 30. Football 69 Then, as four SWT defenders surrounded him, Smith pitched the ball back to runn- ing back Lembia Kinsler who streaked into the end zone. But a referee ruled that Smith had thrown an illegal forward lateral, and the touchdown was wiped out. Game films showed Smith pitching the ball from the 30 and Kinsler catching it just before crossing the 30-yard line. Perry's ensuing 51-yard field-goal at- tempt was wide, and the Wildcats never scored again. But the excitement was not over. Proffitt was intercepted in the end zone. Then, several plays later, with 9:30 left in the game, he fumbled a snap on ACU's next possession. But the Cats got the ball back the next play when safety Mark Wilson, an LSC honorable mention choice, intercepted his sixth pass of the season at the ACU 2. ACU punted four plays later, and the Bobcats took over at the ACU 37. lt took them only five plays to score. Mark Miller, the LSC Offensive Player of the Year, scored a touchdown, tying the game at 31-31 with three and one-half minutes remaining in the game. After un- successful drives, the game remained tied with 29 seconds left. The Wildcats had to fall on the ball for a tie. Had they known Texas ASLI would upset Southwest Texas the next week, that is probably what they would have done. Instead the Cats played for the win. But Proffittls pass was intercepted by Ken Cof- fey. Coffey weaved his way down the ACU sideline, picked up several key blocks, and went into the end zone for the winning score. Nearly every Wildcat on the field had a shot at tackling him. Most teams in the country would con- sider an 8-2 season very successful. ACU was no exception. They reversed their 1980 record and tied with A811 and Angelo State for second place in the LSC. But the disappointment came with los- ing to SWT and not making the playoffs. The Cats had a slow start in the season opener against the University of Northern Colorado, which led late in the third quarter, 14-0. Then Steve Parker took the kickoff and blew past the UNC coverage for an 84- yard touchdown return. Perry, an honorable mention pick, kick- This page: top A Willie Graham, wingback receiver, eludes a Northwestern Louisiana tackle and races downfeldj bot- tom - David Russell awaits the touchdown pass that defeated North- western Louisiana. 70 Football we . - s 'QE ,, X: .et 3' er as 1 , . 0 s if-1.-N -rs. V Qw- ss,- t, N --:ss " n ed a field goal, the first of 33 he would kick during the season. Proffitt led the Cats 60 yards late in the game, bringing them within a point, 14-13. Sitton decided to go for the two-point con- version and sent the play in to Proffitt - an option pass. The freshman rolled to his right, saw an opening and cut upfield toward the goal line. He was hit at the 2 but kept his balance long enough to dive into the end zone for the game-winning conversion. ACU won its season opener 15-14. The Wildcats traveled to Alva, Okla., for the next game, and their offense demonstrated it would soon be an explosive force. The team racked up 409 yards total offense in an 18-3 win. The defense limited Northwest Oklahoma to 149 yards total offense. Sophomore fullback Larry Henderson This page: left - Quinton Smith 1861 celebrates a touchdown eateh with Kirk Freytagg bottom A The Wildcat defense shut off this Angelo State running play and a Ram comeback attempt to preserve a 28-26 win. gained 115 yards on 11 carries, and tailback Willie Kerley carried nine times for 77 yards as the Wildcats rushed for 223 yards and passed for 176. After the NWO game, Sitton said he still was disappointed in the Wildcats' sparse use of their outside receivers. He did not complain again about use of the outside receivers because the Wildcat of- fense came alive the next week. The timing couldn't have been better. Northwestern State University of Loui- siana, an NCAA Division 1-AA indepen- dent, came to Abilene boasting one of the most potent offenses the Cats would face. It was the first real test of the season for the young Wildcats. They had a 41-38 win in a game that may have been the turning point of the season. After that game the Wildcats had a confidence that hadn't been apparent in a long time. With 2:14 left in the game, Nor- thwestern kicked a field goal to break a 35-35 tie. The Wildcats drove from their 20 to the NSU 12. A first-down penalty moved the ball back to the 17, and the drive seemed to stall when Proffitt threw three incompletions. The field goal team was sent out, but Football 71 ACU called time out with two seconds left. After the timeout, the offense, not the field goal unit, returned. They were going for the win, although a l7-yard chip shot by Perry would have tied the game. The Cats tried the play they ran the previous down. However, Northwestern was in a different defense, and Smith, the intended receiver was well covered. Proffitt, who received l0 seconds of pro- tection from his offensive line, scrambled around as the game clock expired. llc fired to tight end David Russell who was open in the end Zone. Russell squeezed it into his arms, and the celebration began. The Cats had an open date the next week before the conference opener against Texas A8Ll in Kingsville. The Javs, ranked in the top 10 since the season started, were fifth in the nation going into the game. The Wildcats. in the poll for the first time, were ranked sixth. ACU trailed l4-O after the Javs' sixth offensive play of the game. Both scores were set up by Wildcat turnovers, and ACU did not catch up, losing its first game This page: bottom lcjt - LSC' Freshman ofthe Year Loyal Projitt drops back to pass during a game against Angelo State Utiiversitr. ACU defeated the Rams 28- 265 bottom right f Marty McWilliams tackles a Northwestern Louisiana rzisher. The Cats defeated NLU 41-38. Football ofthe season 34-27. The ACU offense finally scored two minutes before halftime. Thomas, the big- gest surprise ofthe season, scored his first of three touchdowns. He entered the game when Henderson suffered a separated shoulder, and the freshman from Jasper gained 85 yards on I6 carries. The Cats prepared for Angelo State the next week. Because of his performance the week before, and Henderson's injury, the attention was focused on Thomas. The Wildcats built a 28-6 fourth- quarter lead against the Rams, but allowed ASU to cut the deficit to two points with a pair of fumbles and an interception. The defense held again, however, as safety Vin Smith deflected Ram quarterback Doug Kuhlmann's final two-point conversion pass for a 28-26 win. That wasn't thc only time the Wildcat defense saved the day, though, as it stop- ped the Rams twice at the ACU 5. Second-team, all-conference cornerback Mark Jackson blocked an ASU field-goal attempt, and the defense stopped Ram running back Jerry James on a fourth- down run late in the half. The Rams also had an extra-point kick blocked by Vince Ford, and twice they failed to score two- point conversions. The next week the Cats came back from a l4-3 halftime deficit for a l9-l4 win over East Texas in Commerce. The Lions recovered Thomas' opening series fumble at midfield and took a 7-I lead four plays later. On ACU's next driv the Cats had a first and goal at the 4, bu couldn't score on the fourth down. Thei next possession stalled at the Lion 25, bu Perry kicked a 42-yard field goal to cut th Lion lead to 7-3. ETSU came back however, and scored before halftime. Once again the defense kept tht Wildcats in the game. They were led bf second-team, all-conference end Jim Tut tle who intercepted a pass, recovered : fumble and was in on l0 tackles. The Cats returned to Abilene for the Homecoming game against a weal Stephen F. Austin team. i ACU scored the first two times it ham the ball and after four of its seven first-hal possessions. Meanwhile, the Wildcat defense, led bj all-conference nose guard Richard Flore and honorable mention tackle Dai Niederhofer, held the Jacks to a mere 12 yards total offense in the 31-0 game. The following week against San Houston State could have been called tht "Smith and Proffitt Show." Smith set tht LSC receiving record, accounting for al but 62 of the 282 yards Proffitt threw. The win left the Wildcats 4-l in LSC play heading into the next weeki: showdown with Southwest Texas. Disappointing? Well, maybe. But for z team picked to finish sixth in conference i was a pretty good showing. S Mark Evje. t .. W' www 4 N, I . 4, 1 at 441 My tt K W . 2 . . 4 J. ae an 1 ,. f, ia ,KVA 4 .nv ,of any ' I V, i fs sg .. My y Faq ff ef as 'mm FRONT ROW - Kerry Parker, Charles Benford, James Daffron, Kleat Stephen, Willie Williams, Willie Graham, Lembia Kensler. ROW TWO - Quinton Smith, Mark Jackson, Mike Adams, Anthony Thomas, Larry Henderson, Reginald Bridges, Alonzo Brown, David Rankin, Steve Parker. ROW THREE - Brian Beaty, Davey Glover, Blake Kertz, Vonnie Hise, Brad Kunkel, Kirk Freytas, Bart Kunkel, Kelly West, Mark Wilson, Vince Ford. ROW FOUR - Jason Embry, Coyt Dunlap, Bill Terry, Larry Calhoun, Albert Evans, Jim Leslie, Tim Shea, Marty McWilliams, Paul Wells. ROW FIVE f Billy Stiggers, Bill Lampkin, Willie Osbon, Holt Lunsford, Jim Tuttle, Joe Scoiners, Mike Funderburg, Gary Fleet, Bob Shipley, Robert Fiore. ROW SIX - Archie Green, Phil Latham, Dan Niederhofer, Wes Gor- man, Paul Pinson, Scott McCall, Lanny Dycus, Loyal Proffitt, Bill Holloway. ROW SEVEN - Martin Perry, Brad McCoy, Scott Goen, Joe Hardin, Dan Remsburg, Grant Feasel, Greg Adams, Bob McCurdy, Kris Hansen, Bryan Bailey. ROW EIGHT - Steve Atkins, Tim Marshall, Doug Robinett, Ricky Fox, Mark Duncan, Steve Graves, Danny Barth, Jimmy Moore. NOT PICTURED - Richard Flores, Edward Gardner, Willie Kerley, Robert Martinez, David Russell, Vin Smith. ACU OPPONENT 15 Northern Colorado I4 X18 Northwest Oklahoma 3 141 Northwest Louisiana 38 l27 Texas A8cl 34 28 Angelo State 26 19 East Texas State 14 31 Stephen F. Austin 0 27 Sam Houston State 13 31 Southwest Texas 38 56 Howard Payne 7 Football- 73 Cat lose key players It was like watching two different teams. The ACU basketball squad that took the court after the Christmas holidays barely resembled the team that had it all together in December. Sometime during the holidays, five key players vanished from the Wildcat roster for academic reasons, disciplinary pro- blems or just plain dissatisfaction with school. The loss of two or three key players can wreck a team's season. But five? Head Coach Mike Martin recruited players from the student body just to have enough men for practice. Yet somehow Martin was able to gather what was left of his team and hammer it into respectability. The talent had been weakened and the once strong bench was gone, but the Wildcats survived. The season had started with much op- timism. It marked the return of ACU to NCAA competition in basketball. 74 Men's Basketball The team was returning with a great deal of talent from the year before in the form of senior guard Mike Cox and talented forwards Craig Williams and Mike Davis. Also returning after a year's absence was Jeff Johnson, a big plus under the boards. And after sitting out the first semester, Brad Kerley was to bring his fine shooting back to the court. The team had an abundance of bench strength. All looked good. A 71-59 overtime win against Mary Hardin-Baylor started the season for the Cats as Williams poured in 26 points. However, defects in the Cats' attack showed up during a trip to Wichita State as the fourth-ranked Shockers pounded them 93-55. Williams again took the lead with 22 points. Williams' dominance was very clear in the ACU attack early in the season. This was borne out in the Sunshine Tournament. Against Colorado School of Mines Williams played a key role. However, hc injured a knee during the contest and hac to miss the final game against Easterr New Mexico. The Cats lost. Coach Martin must have been concern ed as he took the team to Belton for z rematch with Mary Hardin-Baylor Williams was the only player who was tru- ly producing, and because of the injury i' was possible he wouldn't be able to play. This page: bottom left - Craig Williami f44j and Charles Butler go for the ball it the season openerg bottom center - Ret Smith puts up an off-balance shot agains Angelo State: bottom right - Ian Hyslog sets up a jump shot over Texas Adi. defenders. Opposite page - Mike Davi. slam-dunks in a win over Eastern Nev Mexico. - if 5 sf' .S ' ' s5'?":sf f ' .Q gr K M , Q2 ex ..: i S ::' s 'wg X W S :E..., SX ' Wgxwfwwwwwk .. s ,K . Q R X X. 5- i f f 155' - ki ,... x .... . J, ',::,:: . ALL., L .1.,,, AA ,,,- : fwrmm ,V K WV AAL m.,L ,,,. Q Z Bgkssy X R E 'Ei Men regroup after Chri tma The team seemed to be lacking a con- nection, waiting for the pieces to come together. Williams played against MH-B, but he wasn't the key. Everybody played a part. The pieces began to fall together, and the Cats trounced the Crusaders 86-48. The Cats continued to improve slowly, splitting a pair of games with Eastern New Mexico and falling short to a powerful University of Texas at El Paso team. They made mistakes, but the young players were starting to play as a team. But before the pieces could all be put together, the losses began. The tragedy began to take shape before the Cats were to play Sul Ross for their last game before taking a two-week Christmas break. Starting forward Jeff Johnson, who was becoming a powerful force in the ACU lineup, was informed before the trip that he would be academically ineligible for the remainder of the season. The Cats lost 87-83 to a mediocre Sul Ross team, but the loss of Johnson was on- ly the beginning. Freshmen Creon Dorsey, a part-time starter, and Alan Chambers, a solid forward off the bench, were notified that they too were academically ineligible for the remainder of the season. Then, to compound the loss, promising freshman guard Charles Butler didn't return to school after the Christmas holidays. The problems still were not over. Before school resumed for the spring semester, sharpshooter Kerley was dismissed from the team permanently for disciplinary reasons. He had been with the team for on- ly four games. What was left of the Wildcat basketball team was shocked. "From a physical standpoint it hurt us and from a mental standpoint it hurt us," Martin said. "We just lost a lot of guysfl Faced with a shortened roster, Martin tried moving his players around in search of a system that would work. Students were brought in to give the Cats enough bodies to have a practice. Former bench- warmers became starters. And the conference race began. After splitting a pair of games at the Emporia Jaycee Classic, the Cats opened conference play at home against nationally 76 Men's Basketball ranked Stephen F. Austin. The gaps in the lineup still showed as SFA shut down the Cat offense on the way to a 44-33 win. The next game, however, showed that the Cats still had heart. Despite being out- manned by Sam Houston and down in the second half by as much as 17 points, they fought back to within one. But Cox's last- ! ' I second desperation shot was just too little, too late. Yet despite the heartbreaking loss to SFA, the Cats traveled to Kingsville to play a much larger Texas A8LI team and won 52-48 in overtime. That game marked the emergence of Travis Clardy, a former second-stringer who had moved into a starting spot during the Christmas exodus. The game also proved the talent of Williams, who had 13 rebounds and, like Clardy, 16 points. But for the next five games, the Cats couldn't buy a win. Against Southwest Texas they were beaten by the Bobcats' 19 of 22 free throws. They also couldn't break an Angelo State full court press, which forced numerous turnovers. By now, Martin had juggled his lineup until it was much different from what he began the season with. Cox was still a guard and Davis was still a forward, but Williams was now a guard, Clardy was the center and freshman lan Hyslop had mov ed in as a forward. Ree Smith, a parttimt starter, provided depth under the boards and Scott Gaiser backed up the near-lam. Cox, With these seven, ACU's plaj improved. The Cats hosted rival Howard Paynt and lost yet another close one, largelj because of a smothering full-court press Near the end of the season it wai discovered that Howard Payne had uses an ineligible player in some of their games including the ACU game. The Yellov Jackets were forced to forfeit thosi matches. ACU reached rock bottom in a pair o back-to-back games against East Texa State. ETSU's Ollie Hoops scored 28 ant 23 points against the Cats as ACU stum bled into the cellar of the conference race. The Cats finally broke their losing way in Brownwood against Howard Payne. Thr notorious HPU fans were at their worst but Davis didn't seem to care as he led tht ACU attack with 19 points. However, two more games on the roam didn't give the Cats much to cheer abouti They played well until the last 10 minute against Sam Houston, then scored onlj four more points. Against Stephen F. Austin, William poured in 29 points, but it wasn't nearlj enough as the Cats fell 80-62. The team returned to Abilene to finisl up the regular season and once again hai trouble with Angelo State. Then came yet another heartbreaking, loss of 47-46 to Southwest Texas. Hyslop' desperation shot after stealing an inbound pass fell just short as time ran out. This page: Mike Cox drives infor a layup against Texas AQQI. ACU defeated tht Javelinas 60-58. Opposite page: left - Freshman Ian Hyslop goes up for a sho in a win over Texas A6215 top right - Mike Davis tries to put a shot over th. hand of an Angelo State opponentg cente. - Travis Clardy goes to the backboar for a shot against Texas Ad'rI,' bottorj right - Ree Smith drives the lane for a layup against Angelo State. 1 215- NA Q M3 Cat find new team One regular-season game remained, and it brought a glimpse of hope for the future. Hyslop, a part of that future, scored 21 points, including the Cats' last six points. He helped power ACU to a 60-58 win over Texas A8cI. But as luck would have it, Hyslop reinjured an ankle and was forced to miss the Lone Star Conference Tournament. The season finally ended for ACU in the first round of the tournament against Sam Houston. The Cats got behind 15-1, fought back to tie at 21-21, but fell into another hole in the second half and could not climb out. Sam Houston won 57-44 and even- tually took the tournament title. It had been a very tough season. Rarely does a team lose five key players, but even less often is a team able to rebound from such a large loss and face the trouble. "It really helped four or five of the kids - helped them to face adversity," said Martin after the season ended in late February. "It helped us to grow stronger and in that way it helped us for next year." Even if it was a tough season for the team, they still performed. Clardy and Hyslop had started the year on the bench but ended as the most improved players on the team. Williams was named to the All-LSC second team after the season was over. His 14.7 points per game and 7.7 rebounds per game do not tell enough about a man who had to be shuffled to every position on the court. Cox played his final year at ACU, and Gaiser filled in for the often-injured guard. Smith ended up starting half the season. Davis was always the consistent scorer. "We put them in a difficult role and they produced in adversity," said Coach Martin. "They stayed when it was bad. They were truly winners." - Clint Milner This page: above left - Craig Williams twists his way to the basket against Angelo Staley above right - Jeff Johnson lays in an easy basket against Mary Hardin-Baylor: right - Mike Cox guards a Mary Hardin-Baylor player closely in the Cats opening game. Opposite page: Team picture. 78 Men,s Basketball Q-.Ag ,, ., TRONT ROW - Robert Payne, Scott Gaiser, Mike Cox, Mike Copeland, Ricky Fox. ROW 2 - Mike Martin, Kip Cummings, Craig Williams, Travis Clardy, Butch iearden, lan Hyslop, Mike Davis, Ree Smith. ACU OPPONENT 'l Mary Hardin-Baylor 59 L5 Wichita State 93 L3 Colorado School of Mines 57 L7 Eastern New Mexico 63 L6 Mary Hardin-Baylor 48 '2 Eastern New Mexico 70 L2 Eastern New Mexico 53 L9 U. Texas-El Paso 65 L3 Sul Ross 87 L4 Arkansas College 61 'l Kansas Wesleyan 49 L3 S.F. Austin 43 L3 Sam Houston 44 ACU OPPONENT 52 Texas ASLI 48 36 Southwest Texas 43 61 Angelo State 74 62 Howard Payne' 66 47 East Texas State 55 65 East Texas State 72 83 Howard Payne 77 52 Sam Houston 64 62 S.F. Austin 80 57 Angelo State 7l 46 Southwest Texas 47 60 Texas A8cl 58 44 Sam Houston 57 "' - Forfeit win for ACU Men's Basketball- 79 a ing the groundworl With only three returning champions women face immense rebuilding project Watching the graduating class of 1981 leave ACU must have been a painful ex- perience for ACU women's basketball coach Burl McCoy. Earlier in the year, nine of the women in that graduating class, one a 6-foot-5 center and the other an All-American forward, had helped provide his Lady Wildcats with a 31-7 season record and a state championship. At the start of the season only three players returned, and the other team members were freshman ballplayers from high school teams. The only option for the Wildcats was to rebuild. It usually isn't an easy process, and for the ACU women's team, it was a season of sometimes painful reconstruction. The Cats endured an eight-game losing streak, six losses by five points or less, and the loss of two key players. As Coach Mc- Coy put it, "It was a growing season." At the beginning of the season McCoy was a bit uncertain about what kind of team he would have. Senior guards Michelle Cooper and Robbie Freeman, and junior guard Debbie Woodruff returned from the previous year. A pair of transfers, center Camilla Scott and forward Callie Barkley added strength to the team, along with Jana Nash, a junior forward who had not played the previous season. The season began with a bang for the Lady Cats as they defeated Texas Chris- tian University 89-59. Both teams shot well, but the difference came in rebounds as ACU dominated the boards. Scott led the scoring with 23 points, and Coach Mc- Coy emptied the bench after the Cats built a 38-point lead. 80 Women's Basketball After a solid 63-57 win over Angelo State University, the Cats launched into a three-game spin against junior college teams. The games against junior colleges didn't count on the season record. After a narrow 62-59 win over Temple Junior College, the Cats lost to Howard Junior College 67-59 and to McLennan Junior College in the Howard Invitational Tournament. The games against the junior college teams must have been an omen because it was quite a while before the Cats won another game. Officially it was called an eight-game losing streak, but that did not include the three losses to junior college teams. More trouble was ahead at Sam Houston State University, where the Bearkats defeated the Cats 63-51. The trouble continued at the Texas Christian University tournament where questionable officiating ruined the team's chances in a loss to Texas Wesleyan Col- lege. Poor shooting didn't help the Cats' cause in a close 58-54 loss to TCU, and the losing streak was far from finished. Their confidence weakened, the Lady Cats lost 59-56 to Howard Payne Universi- ty, as 28 turnovers proved to be the downfall. After another loss to Howard Junior College 65-50, the Wildcats traveled to West Texas State University where they lost a heartbreaker in the last 22 seconds, 74-73. The Christmas holidays brought no glad tidings for the Cats. The team went from bad to worse. The bad news was two more losses: a 73-54 foul-away loss to Midwestern State University and an 83-53 drumming by Southern Methodist Univer- sity. But the worst news was the loss of tp key players. i Scott, the team's leading scorer, v dropped from the squad because disagreements with McCoy, and Ja Nash, the team's leading rebounder, q the team in support of Scott. "They weren't happy with us, and weren't happy with them," said MCC Nash and Scott said they quit the te: because of favoritism on the part McCoy. Things finally started to look up for 1 Cats after the Christmas break, but 1 until after another heartbreaking loss Sam Houston State. The team batt. back game only to lose in the last two minu because of Sam Houston free throws. The losing streak ended when Tel Lutheran came to Abilene. Desp somewhat erratic shooting, the Cats vs 78-70, largely because of a good defens effort. That defense was to play an even bigg part as the Cats pulled out another w this one a 65-59 victory over Midweste- State as nine players scored for ACU. The wins lifted the team's spirits. 'Il pressure of trying to win was gone, and A Wildcats were able to concentrate on pl: ing good basketball. from a 10-point deficit late in 1 Opposite page: leh - Caroline Peterj shoots over a Howard Payne defende an 85-43 win over the Yellow Jacketsg t right - Michelle Cooper goes up fot jump shot,' bottom right - Rob Freeman shoots over a Howard Paj opponent. 'Q Cat advance to quarterfinal Following the pair of wins came another close loss, once again to West Texas State. This time the Lady Buffs squeaked past ACU with just four seconds left in the game. The team traveled to the Angelo State Tournament where it met with success. The Cats opened with a 80-70 win over Southwestern University. Throughout the game, the Wildcats kept their lead. Then came a disappointing loss in the second round to West Texas State. However, the Cats came back the next night to defeat Southwest Texas for third place in the tournament with a 19-point game by Caroline Peterson. Freeman was the leading Cat in the 82 Women's Basketball three-game tournament as she scored 42 points and pulled down 22 rebounds. After the tournament, the Cats had trouble in their next two games. In a loss to Angelo State ACU outscored the Lady Rams from the field, but lost at the freethrow line. Later, top-ranked Rice came to Abilene and fought off a determined ACU team on their way to a 67-56 win. Then came one of those nights when nothing goes wrong. The Howard Payne women showed up two hours late for the game, and they shouldn't have bothered to come as the Cats mauled them 85-43. All the Wildcats played as ACU dominated the scoreboards. After a disappointing season-ending los to TCU, the Cats advanced to the stat tournament against East Texas State ACU, seeded seventh in the tourney, user a full court press to its fullest potentiaf The Cats caused 40 turnovers en route to . 65-58 victory and a trip to Fort Worth an- the state quarterfinals. However, the quarterfinal matci against Sam Houston ended the season fo the ACU women. The Cats kept up wit the Lady Bearkats from the field i shooting, but like so many times during th season, they lost it at the free-throw lin: Sam Houston won 75-62 and eventuall upset top-ranked Rice to win th tournament. lONT ROW - Phyllis Scott, Jobie Cabbell, Laurie Welch, Kim Stalnaker, Donna Stone, Debra Woodruff, ichelle Cooper, Gina Barton, Robbie Freeman. ROW 2 - Burl McCoy, Karen Osburne, Renee Dodd, idrey Pope, Lori Oliver, Caroline Peterson, Jana Edwards, Callie Barkley, Teresa Sherrill, Kent Hart. McCoy said he had somewhat mixed elings about the season. Much of his ustration stemmed from the Cats coming close in so many games and falling just ort of winning, he said. "We potentially could have won every tllgamef' said McCoy. "If we could have st shot the ball more consistently. We ored 65 points per game and our op- inents scored 65.8 points per game. We st couldn't win the close ones." McCoy also spoke with a great deal of itimism about what had been ac- implished during the season. "We laid the groundwork for next :ar," said McCoy. "The kids were new, a t of them just out of high school, and ey got a lot of experience this year." "Basketball is a game in which you need play together, and now we have that ex- :rience again," he said. - Clint Milner tis page: left - Team pictureg right - iurie Welch drives toward the basket 'ainst Rice. Opposite page: top lej? - zllie Barkley shoots as Jana Edwards Qves in for the rebound in a game 'ainst Riceg right - Barkley goes up for shot against Howard Payne,' bottom leh - Robbie Freeman guards a Howard iyne opponent closely. ACU 89 63 51 58 54 56 73 54 53 62 78 TCU Angelo State Sam Houston Texas Wesleyan TCU Howard Payne West Texas State Midwestern SMU Sam Houston Texas Lutheran OPPONENT 59 57 63 77 58 59 74 73 83 65 70 ACU 65 57 80 52 79 69 56 85 65 65 62 Midwestern West Texas State Southwestern West Texas State Southwest Texas Angelo State Rice Howard Payne TCU East Texas State Sam Houston OPPONENT 59 58 70 66 70 74 67 45 71 58 75 Women,s Basketball -an-fr C"" 84 - Volleyball X T. 3. i f Ain? Cats win t o tourneys, and bu season 34-18 Coach Kathy Moore, who has been sociated with the women's volleyball im seven of its 10 years, says she thinks is year's team was the strongest she's n. Efhe Wildcats finished the year with one the best records the school has seen, 34- . Individual and team records were oken during a season that included only ren home matches. The Wildcats began their schedule by rnning the Lady Chap Tournament at lbbock Christian College, ACU's first Ei-in that tourney. he next weekend the team played four ttches in San Antonio, winning two and ing two. They followed that with a Sept. win against Sul Ross University in lp-ine that featured perfect serving. he Cats traveled to Belton Sept. I7 and t Mary Hardin-Baylor and Tarleton te College. The next day they won ee and lost two in a tournament at Rice wersity. ins against Lubbock Christian and Est Texas State put the team back on the ning track the next week. The Wildcats tyed their first home games Sept. 24 and winning three to bring their record to K4. But their five-game winning streak s cut short the next Tuesday with losses Texas Wesleyan College and East Texas lposite page: top - Susan Ogle l32j and Johnson block a spike during the U tournamentg bottom far left - Kim lnaker prepares to serveg bottom mid- - Pennie Dacus l2Ij slams a spike r the net,' bottom right - Karen DeAr- nd sets the ballfor a teammate. State. Weak defensive play characterized the Cats' three wins and two losses in the San Angelo tournament Oct. 2 and 3. The team followed the tournament with a loss to Texas Tech. But the Wildcats won their home tourney Oct. 10-ll with wins in matches against Howard Payne University, Mary Hardin-Baylor, Lubbock Christian, Tarleton State and West Texas State. The tournament was the first ACU has sponsored. Two more wins Oct. 13 brought the Cats' consecutive wins to seven, but a disappointing loss to Angelo State Univer- sity Oct. 19 ended the team's longest winn- ing streak. The team won three and lost two in Texas Wesleyan's tournament in Fort Worth in late October. In their last home game the Wildcats beat Texas Wesleyan but lost to Texas Tech. The team closed out the season a week before the Nov. 5-7 state tournament with a loss to Angelo State in San Angelo. The first night of the ll-team state tour- nament in Huntsville the Wildcats lost to Rice and Angelo State. In the next day's play the team lost to Sam Houston State but defeated Hardin- Simmons University. The Wildcats' outstanding player in the tournament was Doris Leverett, a transfer from HSU. Team captains for the year were seniors Pennie Dacus, Susan Scott and Jan Johnson. As the season began Moore said she expected them to be the team's nucleus. They fulfilled those expectations. Although the seniors were strong, the Wildcats' talent was well-distributed among all 14 team members, and Moore said she expects all but the seniors to return. At the season's end Moore also said she was pleased that team members who did not get to play much stayed with the team. Dacus emerged as the individual leader and won the Most Valuable Player title with a record of setting with 98 percent ac- curacy. She also missed only four out of 627 serves for the year and set records in every area but blocking. Also strong were sophomore Karen DeArmond, who set with 96 percent ac- curacy, and Abilene High graduate Susan Ogle, a strong spiker. Not only were team statistic totals more than in past years, Moore said, but percen- tages also were higher. The increase in percentages was significant because the team played twice as many games as it did in 1980. Moore added a new offense, the shoot- set, which uses a well-timed low set that looks as if it will go out of bounds, but is spiked just before it does. The play was ef- fective because of its quickness and power. Co-captain Scott said the only teams they played who knew a defense for the play were Texas Tech and Angelo State. Moore, in her second year of coaching the team, said the season had convinced her not to schedule as many games, especially road games, in coming seasons. "The traveling took its toll on us. We played much tougher teams and were out of town too much. Not only were we out of town more, but we took very long trips at the same time," she said. Volleyball 85 Most schools the team played had limited travel budgets, so to play some teams twice the Wildcats had to travel for both games. More games with Hardin-Simmons and McMurry College would have prevented some travel and allowed hometown crowds to see more of the Cats. But Moore did not schedule with the local schools at the re- quest of administrators. She said they believed the schools' academic cooperation would be better without athletic competition. Because team members had to play in one-third of the season's 52 matches, not every team member received a letter. "lt doesn't mean that much if everyone let- ters," Moore said. She also said she especially was pleased with the team's ability to bounce back alter losses. "They would take a tough loss and learn from their mistakes. They never fell into slumps," she said. "They showed a lot of class." She attributed much of the team's resilience to the three seniors. To develop this year's Freshmen and sophomores, who will be the key to the team's future strength, Moore relied more on spring training. "This serves as fine tun- ing forthe players," she explained. Moore said she will miss the three seniors, Johnson, Scott and Dacus. She not only coached them for two years but was their teammate in 1978. "lt is a unique situation to coach the same people you played with," she said. This page: top Karen DeArmond sets the ball as teammates Jan Johnson i41l, Susan Ogle i321 and Pennie Daeus watehp bottom right ff .lan Johnson f41l and the Wildcats watch Karen DeArmona' bump the ballg bottom far right --YA - Susan Scott leaps high to spike the ball. ts Volleyball f gp! 4 Z -aasusvwa.-aa 2, 'i 3 'J ji' 32, FRONT ROW - Coach Kathy Moore, Karen DeArmond, Kim Stalnaker. ROW TWO - Jamie Johnson, Jan Johnson, Sandy Black, Penny Inman, Julie Eversdyke, Susan Scott. ROW THREE - Doris Leverett, Pennie Dacus, Sherry Brown, Dana Webster, Bonnie Black, Rhonda Rainwater, Jan Church, Susan Ogle. ACU OPPONENT 2 College of Sante Fe 1 2 Panhandle State University O 2 Eastern New Mexico 0 2 McMurry College l 2 Lubbock Christian College l 4 Hardin-Simmons University l 1 Texas A8Ll 2 2 San Antonio College 0 2 lncarnate Word 0 0 St. Mary's 2 3 Sul Ross l 2 Tarleton State 0 2 Mary Hardin-Baylor 0 2 Concordia College 0 2 Nicholls State 0 2 Wharton 0 0 Sam Houston State University 2 ACU OPPONENT 0 Rice University 2 2 lncarnate Word College 0 2 Howard Payne 0 l Texas Wesleyan 2 0 East Texas State 2 0 Angelo State 2 0 St. Phillips 2 l St. Mary's 2 2 San Antonio College 0 2 Lubbock Christian College 0 0 Texas Tech 3 2 Howard Payne 0 2 Mary Hardin-Baylor 0 2 Lubbock Christian College 0 2 Tarleton State 0 2 West Texas State 0 ACU OPPONENT 2 Tarleton State 0 2 Howard Payne 0 2 Lubbock Christian College 0 0 Angelo State 3 l Concordia 2 2 Oklahoma Baptist 0 2 Sul Ross 0 O Stephen F. Austin 2 2 Hardin-Simmons University 0 2 Texas Wesleyan 1 l Texas Tech 3 0 Angelo 3 0 Rice University 2 l Angelo State University 2 O Sam Houston 2 2 Hardin-Simmons University 0 Volleyball -- 87 Menas tenni team ends year The men's tennis team ended the year with a 28-26 record, but finished third in the Lone Star Conference regular season and third in the LSC tournament. The Wildcats had a l5-7 record in the spring and were 4-2 in the conference, with the only losses coming at the hands of LSC champion Southwest Texas State, and runner-up Stephen F. Austin. SWTSU went to on to win the NAIA national title. Senior Ron Elston, who lost in the singles finals of the conference tournament last year, was defeated in the semifinals by Bill Jenkins of SWTSU, 6-l, 6-4. Mark Dotson and Larry Fatheree made it to the quarterfinals of the singles tourna- ment. But Dotson was defeated by Chris Mosso of Angelo State, 7-5, 7-6, in two very tough matches. Fatheree was beaten by Jenkins of SWTSU, 6-0, 6-l. Elston and doubles partner Sam Moore made it to the semifinals, but were defeated by Jack Sheehy and Steve Riza of SFA. ln the quarterfinals Elston-Moore defeated Hostic-Baker of ASU, 6-3, 6-7, 7-5. Fatheree-Dotson were defeated in the quarterfinals by Angell-Bramlett of SWTSU. Coach Cecil Eager said he was pleased with his team's performance. "Almost all of them won at least one match,', said Eager, "and we got three of them in the quarterfinals. I think we did very well." Eager lost Elston, Fatheree and Dotson to graduation, but he had a number of players returning which left him with a strong foundation. The final LSC results, a combination of regular season records and points ac- cumulated at the tournament were: SWTSU 78, SFA 62, ACU 42, ASU 34, East Texas State 29, Sam Houston 19 and Texas ASLI 4 - J. Scott Russell This page: top - Sam Moore, junior physical education major, prepares to serve in a match against Angelo State Universityg bottom - Members of the men's tennis team. Opposite page: top - The No. 1 doubles team, Ron Elston, senior business major, and Sam Moore, play against a doubles team from ASUQ bottom - Mark Dotson, senior physical education major, returns a volley in a match against HSU. 88 Men's Tennis ,,, , 'fn lr ' 'fffifl' Vi ,, w ,n- ze' FRONT ROWK- Coach Cecil Eager, Jon Lanier, Mark Dotson, Levi Jones. ROW 2 A Sam Moore, Eric Hancock, LarryiFatheree, Mark Hathorne, Brent Beakley. ith two third place finishes ..-QT --1 -T' sw xr if in , H Q ,Wu A ":' "' + j ,wwf f f ..,,i..:.W+s-mugs I . A 1 ,txt 0 Q .,. - wr:-sgxf fegsll-1 "" w Q . it -di , A JW' V , 4 ,, L. .:. , 15-.J IQATE March 2 March 6 March 6 March 9 March 10 March 1 l March 12 March 16 March 17 March 25 March 26 March 31 April 2 April 3 April 3 April 7 April 9 April 15 April 16 April 17 April 19 MEET ABU UT-San Antonio Texas A8LI Texas Tech WTSU Texas Wesleyan UT-Arlington Midland College McMurry Oral Roberts New Mexico State ETSU Midland College Odessa College HSU ASU SWST Sam Houston State Texas Wesleyan ASU SFA SCORE 7-2 7-2 8-l 3-6 6-3 7-2 9-0 4-5 7-0 l-8 l-8 5-4 5-4 9-0 4-5 6-3 l-8 7-2 7-2 5-4 l-8 "' x as if 'haha 5 is - -if Menis Tennis - 89 omenis tennis team places The women's tennis team closed its most successful season ever with a fourth place finish in the AIAW Division III national tennis tournament in Madison, Wis. The Wildcats also were TAIAW state champions and regional champions. They won both of these titles at the tournament at ACU April 23-24. Only one tournament was played for both titles because of the few women's tennis teams located throughout the region. The teams the Cats defeated to reach the nationals were Texas Woman's University, Texas Lutheran College and Austin College. ACU won all 18 matches it played in the state tournament. ACU's best finish in Madison came in flight three doubles as Toni Fatheree and Janie Webb teamed up to beat Paula Retka and Sherry Jones of the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, 6-1, 6-l, for a third-place finish. Coach Cecil Eager was optimistic about his team's chances at the tournament, and after it was over he was just as optimistic. "I didn't see anybody out there we couldn't have played with," he said. "I think we made a real good showing." The other doubles matches netted the Cats two fifth-place finishes. In flight one, Angie Shoemaker and Lisa Cross beat Beth Larson and Alice Jang of Pacific Lutheran, 6-4, 6-4. In flight two, Ande Hunt and Alice Vickers defeated Betty Foster and Jane Schueler of Depauw, 6-l, 6-l. ACU came away with two fifth-place finishes and one sixth-place finish in singles action. Shoemaker defeated Karen Thomas of Whitman, 7-6, 6-4, in flight two singles, and Hunt defeated Sheila Wasserman of Emory, 6-2, 6-O in flight five action. ACU's Vickers lost to Lisa Yung of St. Mary's, 6-4, 7-5, for the Wildcats' sixth- place finish. - J. Scott Russell This page: top - Andrea Hunt, a freshman computer science major, stretches to return a volley, bottom - Members ofthe women's tennis team. Op- posite page: top - Janie Webb, a junior public relations major, returns a serve with a backhand stroke, bottom - Janet Price, a .sophomore pre-med major, returns a serve in a match against Angelo State University. 90 Women's Tennis FRONT ROW A Janie Webb, Ande Hunt, Betty Anderson, Angie Shoemaker, Janet Price. ROW 2 Coach Cecil Eager, Toni Fatheree, Lisa Cross, Alice Vickers, Tiffany Scott. fourth at national tournament Z F DATE Feb. 26-27 March 2 March 6 March 6 March 10 March 11 March 16 March 25 March 26 March 31 April 6 April 9 April 14 April 22-23 April 22-23 May 27-29 amvwv.-,,, MEET Waco Tourney ASU UT-San Antonio Texas A841 WTSU Texas Wesleyan Midland College Oral Roberts New Mexico State ETSU Texas Tech SWTS ASU State Tourney Regional Tourney National Tourney SCORE 3-6 7-2 9-0 9-0 3-0 6-3 2-7 5-4 4-5 6-3 2-7 5-4 9-O lst lst 4th Women's Tennts 91 ii 5 1 ' .sv gp EN 3 Kg 3 92 fG0lf .1 Scholar hip for golfers bring recognition, tabilit 59 'stems 5. -as ---. 5 ,gs s QS' 2 ffl I The return of scholarships to the golf program at ACU didn't show a great deal of improvement in the team in the first year, but it did lay the groundwork for future improvements. 'tlt fthe scholarship programj shows people we are serious about golf," said first-year coach Don Harrison. "We won't see improvements in the team right from the start, but we are seeing changes in other ways. The local golf courses see we are serious, and are willing to let us prac- tice on their courses regularly. It will help us out a lot." The golf team ended the season finishing fifth in the Lone Star Conference meet in Killeen. The Wildcats finished with a 54-hole This page: top - Junior John Sconiers watches his ball roll toward the cupj bot- tom - GOU' team members ana' coach. Opposite page: Courtney Connell intently watches his ball after driving on the Abilene Country Club course. was W . x MQ John Wilson, Eddie Holt, Lewis Wilks, John Derrick, Coach Don Harrison, John Sconiers, Dale Moody, Courtney Connell. total of 910, 45 strokes behind conference champion Southwest Texas State. SWTSU came from behind to beat Stephen F. Austin, and last year's con- ference champs, Sam Houston State, fin- ished third. Senior Courtney Connell had a chance to be the conference medalist, but the final round was his downfall. "I didn't play real well on the final day," said Connell. "I should have done better for the whole tournament." Connell did have better luck the next weekend as he was one of two area golfers to qualify for the Texas State Amateur GolfTournament. "We started out behind this season because of the bad weather," said Har- rison. "But we had a pretty good year." Also playing on this year's team were senior Dale Moody, juniors John Wilson and John Sconiers, and freshmen Jon Der- rick, Eddie Holt and Lewis Wilks. ACU took the first city triangular meet, beating Hardin-Simmons and McMurry by l5 and 16 strokes, respectively. The Cats also played in the ACU Invitational, the 25th Abilene Intercollegiate and the Angelo State Invitational. The win at San Angelo was the Wildcats' first on the Rams' home course. ' DATE MATCH TEAM PLACE Feb. ll City Triangular l March 8-9 ASU Tourney l March 23 ACU Invitational ' April 5-6 ASU Invitational 3 April 12-13 Abilene Intercoll. 7 April l8-20 LSC 5 'No team scores kept Go 93 Soccer Club ends season 5-5-1 "Our goal this year is to be our best so the athletic department may see that with a little help, we just might be a national championship team," Jeff Chowning, soc- cer team captain, said. "We generally have as good of a team as anyone we play, in- cluding the big NCAA schools. Even when we don't have all our players on the road, we still manage to be in the thick of the game.', The 1981-82 Wildcat Soccer Club end- ed its second intercollegiate season with a 5-5-1 record, said Chowning. The club won its home opener against West Texas State University, an NCAA Division I opponent, 4-0. The Wildcats were in command from the beginning and got their first goal when Paul Verstegen, a transfer from Stephen F. Austin, scored a penalty kick. Chowning, a junior from Dallas, scored with four minutes left in the first quarter to give ACU a 2-0 lead. Bill Abel and Tim Ingram scored the Wildcats' two other goals. In a battle against Angelo State Univer- sity the Wildcats lost 3-1 to their Ram op- ponents, Chowning said. Chowning said the team played a defen- sive battle in the absence of four starters who couldn't make the trip. Two weeks later ACU battled the ASU Rams to a 2-2 tie on the ACU intramural field. Chowning said, "The Rams blew us off the field when they beat us there. They kept the ball in our end of the field almost the whole game. This game was different." The Cats went ahead 1-0 when Ingram scored in the first half. ASU evened up the score, and at halftime the score remained tied, 1-1. Freshman Dru Mitchell scored the Wildcats' other goal with 10 minutes re- maining in the game. This page: top - Sam Yaws gets set for an offensive play in a match against Angelo State Universityg bottom - Members of the Soccer Club. Opposite page: Tim Channell, captain of the club, reaches behind him to catch a ball that almost slips by for a goal. 94 Soccer Club qv .,-.....s ll 'Y -QM S.. A in E' N, F -.,,,,...,1sgLQlfs,:Qg,..s M - . . new st iaa..s.- J . a ef' -Q ts-sai.,,...,.-A , . ,Q iirjk f.., .- 1 M-L ffggp. Q33 .swf ati as .N - . -J' .. , Q' ri . 'fe1"-- ' J' V ., . -r me Heaters S' .A 9. -6' .. . . W V M wapg::,AX.S,.,1,.8i?ly 3 1115... a.'gL..S:g!,g,i.6 1 Page 3,-ivgkgk P JSE-fy ' 'wtf fw-.s.f5N 1 . tt a --sz.. iis.. . 't.'l15-'W pMk6,Z:L,,,vl. pw K Zag, gganvfg , .,sfSe , g.. wig'-ge 5. ,.... . I . Vg- I -1 f I H m e . 5 1 , . ki . X 'g.,,wQ?f-L-. VV ,y a xqilmb . r 1 .tee me L .- is . ecco .Q - 1 ' -I-.sgsks 'R f :I as sr ir 'F-.. ' 'M-t . ff FRONT ROW - Jeff Hall, Tim Channell, Kerry Green. ROW 2 - Dru Mitchell, Simon Chow, Jeff Chown- ing, Sam Yaws, Kris Southward. , ,,,. ,,M,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,..W,, T,WwQQW,5,,,5,, LE W? 1 aw, www, ,Q f. P MH. ,, W ,- N,,, .-,xkwMW f 2 z .. f 'mam 1 4 X we ,,,, ,,,, LL. . Wk ,ww , ' ,,:,,, 1 fy fl ,,+,,fg,,, In hV3,...,,g fi, V, Soccer Club - 95 M, X ,W -am.: , is N: A ffl iw A N351 wx Q xr .F it Q A ,, ,, ,A QQ' .m,w.gf W- M....v Q. 5 is Q: L ,R 1 Q rf " iw F 341 Lady Cats start trong, don't top till national The 1981-82 women's track and cross uuntry teams had their high points and eir low points this year. The team Lrnered high points during the track ason to win seven of 11 meets where iints were kept. Their low points came in oss country where the lowest score wins a eet. In the fall cross country season the Lady ats won the state and regional titles and iished seventh in the nation. In the 'ring track season the Wildcats placed cond behind Rice University in the state eet. but scored only nine points at the itional meet. The cross country team went into the ll season as defending state champions, his page: Maria Espinoza followed by eary teammate Denise Smith, leads com- 'tition in a distance race. Opposite page: ea Huddleston practices handing ojf the :ton to Tina Lopez. and Coach Burl McCoy talked confidently about his team's chances. "I don't see how anyone in the state can beat us if we're running just half as good as we can,', he said early in the season. "In fact, I don't think there are many in the state that can beat us even in Division I." The strength of the team was evident from the first week. ACU ran in a dual meet with Angelo State and the Wildcats came away with a perfect score, winning 15-42. Laurie Taylor led the Wildcat sweep of the first five places as she won in 18:51. Taylor was followed by teammates Cheryl Vinsant, Karin Lambden, Maria Espinoza and Tina Lopez. McCoy summed it up well. f'It,s hard to get beat when you have a perfect scoref' he said. "You don't see too many of those." But the team repeated the perfect per- formance two weekends later in San Angelo at the ASU cross country meet. McCoy got a chance to see how his team would do against the Division I schools the next weekend at the Arlington Invita- tional. And the Wildcats didn't disappoint him, placing second to the University of Texas and beating Texas A8LM, Houston, North Texas State and Northeast Louisiana. "Our kids performed very well," said McCoy. "This virtually put us second in the state. It really tickled us because we were the only Division II school there. When you beat the Aggies and Houston, you feel like you've done something." ACU was near perfect when the team traveled to Lubbock to run with Texas Tech and ASU. This time the Wildcats scored 16 points. At the UT Invitational in Georgetown, Texas slipped by ACU in the last 400 yards to win the relay race, in which each team member ran a different distance and then handed a baton to the next runner. The Wildcats led for most of the race and gave Taylor a good lead, but she had Women's Track 97 5 2 Q This page: top - Distance runner Denise Smith, center, works to overtake an Angelo State University runner,' bottom - Teammates Lisa Gardner and Pam Keese lead a Texas Ad! competitor. Opposite page: left - Cheryl Vinsant and Laurie Taylor run against the cold as well as each otherp middle - With sweats on to i protect against the March chill, Audrey Pope leaves the ground in a longjump at- temptg right - Brenda Evans clenches her fists with determination as she runs. F E 98 Women's Track ll Cat win in opening meet to run against UT's top runner, a former national champion in cross country, and wasnlt able to hold her off. ' g McCoy had hoped for another perfect score at the TAIAW Division II meet, but the Cats missed by two points as they scored 17. In the regional meet the Wildcats again missed a perfect score, scoring 19 points. The win in the regional meet advanced the team of Taylor, Lambden, Vinsant, Espinoza, Lopez and Denise Smith to the national meet in Pocatello, Idaho. At the national meet the University 'of Utah won the title in the snowy weather. The weather and the higher-than-4,000- foot altitude contributed to the Cats' seventh-place finish and hindered other southern schools, McCoy said. Taylor, in 14th place, was the first ACU finisher. Lambden was 22nd, Lopez was 44th, Smith was 49th, Espinoza was 82nd, and Vinsant was 85th. McCoy wasn't having a very good year with the women's basketball team, so he was very glad to have the track season coming up. He must have known his team's poten- tial because the first indoor meet was l almost as successful as the first cross coun- try meet of the year. At the West Texas State Indoor Track Meet the Lady'Cats took first place in 13 of 14 events to easily outdistance second place Texas Tech, 180-126. The only event the Cats didn't win was the shot put - and they didn't enter anyone in that event. "You don't ever expect something like this to happen," McCoy said "especially in the first meet of the year. You always hope for a performance like that, but it usually doesn't come." The Cats had double wins from freshman Teresa Parker in the long jump and the 60-yard dash, freshman Melodee Byrd in the 60-yard high hurdles and high jump, and Lambden in the one- and two- mile runs. Taylor won the 880-yard dash, Lopez won the 1,000-yard rung Glyna Beaty won the 300-yard dash, and Brenda Evans won the 440-yard dash. The Wildcats also won the 880-yard, one- and two-mile relays. After the indoor meet McCoy said that nobody would be able to touch the Wildcats from the half mile on up. As the season progressed that prediction held true in almost every meet. ...,...,.,. . , The team's next competition came in Austin at a meet with some Division I schools, and the team appeared to be run- ning just as well as it had in the first indoor meet. No point totals were kept at the meet, but ACU runners turned in some im- pressive times for the first outdoor meet of the year. Taylor missed setting a school record in the 1,500-meters by two seconds as she won in 4:33. With only 200 yards left in the race she was 20 yards behind, but was able to just nip the other runners. McCoy thought the best race for the Wildcats came in the half mile. "We entered four girls CTaylor, Lopez, Huddleston and Lisa Garnerj in the race to see what their time would be for the two-mile relay," McCoy said. "All of them finished in under 2:14. If we put all the times together it comes out to an 8:53. We ran a 9:08 in the national last year, and the winning time was 8:56." The team started a winning streak at the Rambelle Relays that continued for most of the Wildcats outdoor season. McCoy had not planned on winning the meet - and was only trying to get his team ready Women's Track 99 Cats Znd in tate for the Texas Relays e but near the end when the Wildcats still were close the women ran harder and were able to beat their hosts, 132-l24. The following weekend McCoy hoped to hold a meet in conjunction with the men's competition in the Angelo State University Relays. But after the Lady Cats beat ASU, the Rambelles pulled out of the meet McCoy had hoped for. So the team had to settle for a meet at East Texas Stare f and the Cats made it So the team had to settle for a meet at East Texas State - and the Cats made it two in a row with a win over Ranger Junior College and East Texas State. They con- tinued their winning ways the next two weekends as they won a meet at Baylor and the ACU Invitational. But like all other good things, the Cats' winning streak had to come to an end. McCoy took four members of his team to the Texas Relays, and Coach Kathy Moore took the rest of the team to the Stephen F. Austin Invitational. The two-mile relay team took third place at the Texas Relays, but the rest ofthe team was defeated by the host team, 129-122. "I was hoping we could win the meet even though we were divid- ed," McCoy said. "But with the four in Austin and some others sick, we just didn't have the depth." The Cats got back on the winning track the next weekend at the Texas Tech Invita- tional, defeating Texas Tech and ASU. Their win in that meet came despite incor- rect scheduling and improperly marked race distances. After the meet, McCoy said, "I was upset about the way they ran the meet, but there is nothing you can do about it but not come back next year." All season long McCoy had said the state meet would be between ACU and ASU, but as the season progressed Rice moved in- to the picture as the Cats' biggest threat to This page: Coach Burl McCoy steadies a happily victorious Karin Lambden. Op- posite page: top left- Cross country and track team members and coachesg top right- Tina Lopez, member ofthe two- mile relay team that qualifedfor the na- tional meet, clutches the baton as she runs. 100 Women's Track FRONT ROW - Leslie Sheffield, Laurie Taylor, Brenda Evans, Audrey Pope, Patrice Phillips, Karin Lamb- den, Cheryl Vinsant, Denise Smith. ROW 2 - Teresa Parker, Alba Lopez, Beth Burton, Melodee Byrd, Glyna Beaty, Tina Lopez, Maria Espinoza, Pam Keese, Lisa Garner, Rea Huddleston. ROW 3 - Burl McCoy, Kathy Moore, Brad McCoy. repeating as champions. Near the end of the season McCoy added up the points that the top teams predictably would win in the state meet, and Rice came up the winner followed by ACU and ASU. The final point totals were different from McCoy's predictions, but the order was correct as Rice kept ACU from making it two state titles in a row. The women didn't have the same luck the men's team did at national meets, but they did make a good showing in the two-mile irelay where the team finished second for eight points. V Rea Huddleston got the Cats' other point with a sixth-place finish in the 800- imeter run. Coach Burl McCoy had hoped for a na- tional championship in the relay, but the women just missed it. "We came very close to our goal in the two-mile relay,', he said. l'We thought Villanova was the team to beat, and we beat them. But Moorehead State slipped by us and won the thing." M J. Scott Russell DATE Jan. 23 Feb. 27 March 4 March ll March 19 March 27 April 2 April 2 April 10 April 16 April 23 April 30-May l May 8 May 22 MEET WTSU Indoor Texas Five-Way Rambelle Relays ETSU Invitational Baylor Quadrangular ACU Invitational Texas Relays SFA Invitational Tech Invitational Baylor A8cM Relays TAIAW-II State Wayland Baptist AIAW-II Nat'ls "' - No team points kept LOCATION Canyon Austin San Angelo Commerce Waco Abilene Austin Nacogdoches Lubbock Waco College Station College Station Plainview Clarksville, Tenn. TEAM PLACE 1 3 l I l l 4 2 1 1 1' 2 I 20 Women's Track - 101 Men' track team win national champion hi If Don Hood had been asked in the fall how the men's track team would have finished the year, he no doubt would have predicted a repeat of the Lone Star Con- ference meet win and an NAIA indoor ti- tle, as would have most track watchers. But instead the season amounted to "a huge disappointment indoorsw Hood said. The team had instance upon instance of bad luck at the February NAIA indoor meet and missed that title by four points. Then in April the men failed to capture the Lone Star Conference title. The loss was a break in four straight titles. However, Hood still was able to call the outdoor season Ha huge thrill" because the Wildcats went on to win two national championships - the NAIA and the NCAA Division II. After winning the NAIA outdoor meet, Hood said, "I've reached one of my life goalsfl The Wildcats hadn't won any na- tional titles since the 1950s when Olympic gold medalist Bobby Morrow was a Wildcat. This year, instead of. Bobby Mor- row, the talk was about Wildcat Billy Olson, a senior from Abilene. Olson, a world-class pole vaulter, set an American indoor record in September with a vault of I8-6Vz at the Olympic Invita- tional meet in East Rutherford, N.J. Olson broke Philadelphia and Kansas'City meet records in January when he vaulted I8-0 in Philadelphia and I8-l in Kansas City. Then, in late January at the Toronto Star Maple Leaf Indoor Games, Olson set an indoor world record with a vault of 18-8M. With his sights set on cracking the 19- foot barrier, Olson upped his world record in February to 18-9M: at the 22nd Portland Federal Mason-Dixon Games in Louisville, Ky. The senior then proceeded to break his record a second time a few weeks later at the Jack-in-th'e-Box Indoor Games in San Diego with a vault of I8-9Wl A few days later Olson soared over th: bar at 18-I0 at the NAIA Indoor Tracl and Field Championships in Kansas City to break the world record he set just day: before. In outdoor competition Olsonls opening vault of 18-3 set a Texas Relays meet ant Memorial Stadium record in early April By the season's end Billy hadn't reachec his goal of 19 feet. He did, however, take his fourth NAIA outdoor title to be the first person ever to win four NAIA indooi and four NAIA outdoor titles. This page: Four-time NAIA indoor hurdles champion Steve Parker leads thi competition at the indoor national meet a Kansas City. Opposite page: Junior Riel! Kittley anchors for the 1,600-meter relay team. F .... 1 102 Men's Track Gill. l 1 .4 Wan f 'RH Jul f . - E-K, L vi' - 41' 75 if ,, ,- r L-Jw m,..,,,M ' ' I az ole vault, rela teams strong Olson wasn't the pole vault's only strength, however. After vaulting all over Europe in the summer, senior Brad Pursley continually scored points for the Wildcats. Besides his vaulting victories Pursley near- ly won the South Plains Community Col- lege Decathlon at Texas Tech in November with 7,115 points. His score, only 32 points behind the winning score, set a school record. This page: bottom left W Weightman Pavid Simmonsfollows through on a shot out attempt: bottom right - A look of determination etches Carl Campbell 's face in his hurdles race. Opposite page: top left - Sprinter Arthur Williams heads down the track in the ACU Invita- tional Meetg middle left - Senior Kriss Brooks leads in one of several relay races he rang bottom left- Relay team member Albert Lawrence strains for the tapeg right - Peter Green reaches for a longer jump Il the NAIA indoor national meet. In the pole vault Pursley set an indoor personal record of 18-OW in January at the Times-Herald Invitational Track Meet in Dallas. His outdoor best was 17-9. In Toronto, Pursley cleared 18 feet by several inches to take second place, just behind Olson. "Brad made the best jump I've ever seen him make in his life," said Olson. Other ACU vaulters were sophomore Bobby Williams, freshman Dale Jenkins and junior Tim Bright. Jenkins has an im- pressive personal best of 18-OW which he set at a practice meet in Abilene. Wildcat pole vaulters scored 1-2-3-4 at the NAIA outdoor meet and 1-2-3 or first and second on numerous occasions, making the pole vault a tremendous strength for the Wildcats. "Strength" also was a very appropriate word when describing senior Steve Parker. Parker ran his first race of the year in Kansas City against some world-class competition to win the 60-meter hurdles and tie the meet record with a time of 7.22 seconds. Parker won the 60-meter hurdles again at the Albuquerque Jaycee Indoor Meet with a time of 7.22 seconds, although he had set a personal record of 7.10 earlier in Dallas, the second best collegiate time in 1982. Although his team finished third in the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Champion- ships in Kansas City, Parker won the 60- yard hurdles in a meet record time of 7.19 seconds to capture his fourth NAIA in- dividual title. At the 55th annual Texas Relays, Parker exploded out of the blocks in first place and led the competition all the way through the tape in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 13.85. At Eastern New Mexico University, Parker set a school record in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 13.6. Actually, he did it twice W once in the preliminaries and again in the finals, running into a slight breeze. The powerful relay teams were a great asset to the menls track team, and senior Kriss Brooks was a great asset to the relay teams. Brooks was without injury for the first time since his freshman year. sl 'Mi Men's Track X. MW, K . ..,,...-anti' ""' is tt 1 ---- -- . t . . .sa . XL Wggxm Y MW., WM .i? it Coach ood praises team He had injured his left hamstring and consistently ran well afterwards but was unable to perform to his potential. Brooks decided to skip his senior year of football and to concentrate on track. In the fall he was able to rehabilitate his hamstring and build his endurance. Besides leading and anchoring for relays, Brooks also took several firsts in the 400-meter dash. His victory at the San Angelo State Relays established a meet record of 46.76. At the Texas Relays in Austin the 1,600-meter relay team of Kelly Smith, Tommy Thompson, Arthur Williams and Brooks set a school record with a time of 3109.7 but failed to qualify for the finals. 106 Men's Track The spring medley relay team of Williams, Thompson, Brooks and Rick Kittley qualified for the finals in a school-record time of 302205, but didn't place in the finals because Kittley failed to finish the race. He had been recovering from a low white blood cell count that had cost him several other races. Sprint relay men Greg Johnson, Thomp- son, Williams and anchorman Albert Lawrence set a school record of 40.3 at the ACU Invitational Track Meet. That record was broken at the Texas Relays when Parker, Roscoe Mason, Williams and Lawrence finished with a time of 40.0 f even so, they came in eighth place because of some bad exchanges of tl baton. The 800-meter team of Parker, Thom son, Williams and Lawrence came in wif a time of 1:23.17 at the California Relay the third fastest time in ACU history. Tl same team running the 400-meter relay si a meet record at the NAIA outdoor mei with a time of 40.03. "They could have rt a 39.8 or better," Hood said. "But shortened up their handoffs so the wouldn't drop the baton." The relay tea had trouble with their baton exchangi earlier in May at the ACU invitation where members dropped the baton ar came in third. 4"l".l f FRONT ROW - Steve Banks, Tom Thompson, Albert Lawrence, Kriss Brooks, Rick Kittley, Kelly Smith, Arthur Williams. ROW 2 - Tim Bright, Carl Cambell, Clayton Smith, David Simmons, Scott Smith, Rick Watkins, Assis- ,ant Coach Wes Kittley. ROW 3 - Joel Hood, Craven Reed, John Zamarripa, Billy Henry, Greg Johnson, Peter Green, Robby Williams. ROW 4 - Dale Jenkins, Bruce Post, Roscoe Mason, Coach Don Hood. High jumper Rick Watkins sailed over :he bar at 7 feet at the ACU invitational to set a school record and win the event. Watkins competed outside the United States for the first time in the summer when he traveled to Europe for a five-week stay. He competed in nine meets, winning Your of them. ACU also had some high-quality men in ghe long jump and triple jump. Peter Green, a sophomore from Jamaica, often alaced high in the triple jump until he quit :ompeting because of an injury. Freshman Greg Johnson excelled in the ong jump. Johnson became a national long ump champion at the NAIA outdoor meet when he took the event with his first jump. ACU's discus thrower and shot putter David Simmons placed in all but one track neet, that being the Texas Relays. It gurned out, however, that his "no place" iiscus throw at the meet was the fourth Jest in ACU history. Looking back at the year and his several 'national-class athletes," Hood justifiably :vas proud. "Overall, the team this year Jrobably competed at or as near its poten- ,ial as any team we've ever had," he con- :luded. - Jeff Deatherage This page: left f Track team members md coachesg right - Kriss Brooks leads 'elay competitors in Kansas City. Op- Qosite page: left - Lead relay leg Greg lohnson shoots out ofthe blocksg top right - At the NAIA indoor national meet Kel- jf Smith rounds the curveg bottom right - Outstanding pole vaulter Brad Pursley Heads for the pit in ACU's Invitational Meet. DATE 'Nov. 12 Jan. 30 Feb. 26-27 March 6 March 13 March 20 April 2-3 April 7 April 10 April 16 April 24 May 1 May 15 May 20-22 May 26-29 MEET Practice Meet LCC Indoor NAIA Indoor Nat'Is Border Olympics ACU Invitational Bluebonnet Relays Texas Relays ASU Relays SMU Quadrangular U of New Mexico LSC ACU Invitational California Relays NAIA Outdoor Nat'ls NCAA-II Nat'ls ' - No team points kept LOCATION TEAM FINISH Abilene 1 Lubbock " Kansas City, Mo. 2 Laredo 2 Abilene l Brownwood l Austin ' San Angelo 3 Dallas 4 Albuquerque " Huntsville 2 Abilene ' Modesto, Calif. Charleston, W.V. 1 Sacramento, Calif. 1 Menls Track "Setting the American record "It bugs me Pole vaulter cscrapesl the sk put me up in the clouds, but setting the world record put me somewhere in space, Billy Olson said. "Setting the world record is just an indescribable feeling. I canit even begin to put it into words, but it's the total feeling." Olson, a senior public relations major from Abilene, had an indoor season that took him from one coast to the other. He set and reset the world indoor record four times during the winter season, and in do- ing so he raised the height from an American record of 18-65 to the current world record of 18-10. Olson, who received both local and na- tional coverage for his vaults, set the record in the National Association of In- tercollegiate Athletes indoor champion- ships as he vaulted for ACU for the first time since an accident in September of 1980. While working out in the gymnastics room doing an exercise called "rope vaultingf, Olson vaulted out of the pit and landed on the gym floor. He suffered severe wrist and elbow injuries. The wrist was still broken during the 1982 season, and it changed his style, but it wonit be fixed unless absolutely necessary, he said. A doctor told Olson that he might never vault again, but it wasn't the first time he had been told that by a doctor. While in high school a doctor told him he shouldn't vault again after a serious groin injury. Olson changed doctors, began vaulting again, and before the season was over he had set the state high school record. when people keep asking me about the injury,'l he said. "They keep trying to make a big deal about it. Coach Hood told me this could be a blessing in disguise, and told me not to get discouragedf' Olson continued, "It was tough not to get discouraged, and it was hard to see it as a blessing in disguise. But looking back at it now, it was a blessing. I had to work harder after, and that has helped me a lotfl But the fact that he was able to compete again for the Wildcats could have been a miracle in itself. If ACU had remained an NAIA school, Olson would have been able to compete. But the National Collegiate Athletic Association gives an athlete five 108 Billy oison by J. Scott Russell years to complete school, and since Olson attended Baylor before coming to ACU, he had completed five years of competition. So Olson started the school year as a graduate assistant coach. At the NCAA convention division II, ACU,s division, and division III adopted the rule that athletes could compete for a maximum of 10 semesters. And Olson was once again a competing Wildcat. This winter, the casual observer might have said Olson was a very lucky person to be able to travel to so many different places. But Olson didn't consider himself lucky. "Traveling is the worst part of all of thisf' said Olson. "I'm a homebody, and I wish I could stay home. But the big meets don't come to you." But one of the good things that came from all the traveling he did is the people he came in contact with, he said. "People in some places 9 have always gone out of their way to be nicef, he said. "The people in New York and Canada have always been nice. But the thing that happened in San Angelo shows you what the people around here are likef' While competing in the Angelo State Relays, Olson realized he had left his special vaulting glasses, which help him see the bar, in Abilene. But through the help of some friends in San Angelo, a new pair of glasses were furnished, and Olson was able to compete and win the vault. "But the people I have met and have had the chance to associate with have been the most fun,', he said. "I've met some of the greatest athletes in the world, and some of the all-time greatest." f'I'd have to say the person I've been the most impressed with has been Bob Richards," Olson said. g'He won two Olympic gold medals, and has done just about everything. He's a fantastic man, and he loves people . . ." The pace he set for himself this winter was almost a world record in itself. Almost every weekend he had to vault in two dif- ferent citiesg sometimes the cities were in the same state, and sometimes they were in different countries. While it seemed that Olson set a record every week during the indoor season, the records didn't come quite as quickly in the outdoor season. "I'm getting tired of not setting the out door record or jumping 19 feet," he said "And now there is a lot of pressure on m to do it. In the past it helped to have th pressure on me, but maybe now it's makin, me try too hard." for himself. And a one would expect from someone who spen a great deal of his time in the air, his goal were always set higher. He used to havl car license plates that said 19 FEET, bil that was no longer his top goal. "I know I can jump over 19 feetf' h said. "I don't think I ever said I would g 20 feet, but somebody will. I just want t vault the highest I can, and I haven't don it yetf' "While the indoor record is a nice thin to have, itls really the outdoor record tha is the most important," Olson said. "Pec ple remember who the record holder is out doors. I'm a better outdoor vaulterf' Olson was already looking forward t next year, and the 1984 Olympics in Lo Angeles. "I won't be in school next year, and as result, I'll do betterf' he said. "But I'll sti be in Abilene. And I'll still be workin with the vaulters at ACU. Coach Hoo will be my coach as long as he'll have me.' 'LI think being here with some othe vaulters that are very good has helped a lot,'l Olson continued. "Brad Pursleynd Dale Jenkins always keep pushing me, an that makes me keep working at gettin better. I hope having me around ha helped them too." are definitely my go but they arenit my top priority. They a only a one-shot deal. I could go in as t best in the world, and have an off day an not win the gold medalf, he said. S'But would still be the best in the world. If yo put too much in it and had an off day, would just wreck you." Opposite page: top - At the NAIA indo championship, Billy Olson, a senior fro Abilene, tips the bar with his leg as he prepar to release the poleg bottom left - Olson clea the bar with his armsp bottom right - Ols completes the vault and breaks his previot world record I8-95 with a vault of 18-11 Olson set and reset the world indoor reeor four times during the winter season. M O wwf ,A ,. 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Some participants saw intramural in- volvement as a way to keep study-sluggish blood flowing. They met, sometimes, for short practices at Will Hair park on a sun- ny Saturday. Other competitors faithfully kept to a demanding practice schedule out of a desire to win - or a desire to avoid the wrath of their social club pledge master. Some students played football alongside of their Sunday morning Bible class teacher. Other students fought for baskets against former ACU lettermen. But whatever a team's makeup or a par- ticipant's skills, P.E. Instructor Lynn Lut- f , ' 1 51 6 f 1 A. 110 Intramurals trell's intramural program had just the sport. Luttrell's figures indicated that students responded enthusiastically to the variety of events, with many more students participating in intramurals in the 1981 fall semester than the fall before. As in past years the major sports - football, volleyball, basketball and softball - attracted the most attention and the most participants. But the intramural pro- gram also encompassed less traditional sports such as badminton, racquetball, swimming and golf. And to the truly adventurous and pioneering the program offered waterball, rodeo, Frisbee and the three-legged race. The three-legged race, as well as the goat dressing contest and the egg toss, became part of the intramural program Oct. 13 in the Roast the Rams weekend activities. Students competed in th downhome events down on the ACU Alle Farm in a weekend of fun designed by th Students' Association to raise spirit for th Angelo State University football game. Two other additions to the intramura program, although not so colorful, als went into effect during the year. In th fall, football teams abided by a nO-C0ntaC rule added to limit injuries. This page: left - Mary Onstead round the bases on her way horney center - In spring basketball game Weldon Da shoots one up,' right - Dave Wallace Mission Outreach player, reaches for football that's just toofar away. Opposil page: GA TA Susan Carr struggles to ge past Siggie Kim Gregory without losin her flag. ,U SP3 Fi ss X YJ! r frx SP5 ,. K it ffm waht: . i .5 W '52 ' 5 'uw .V ,M :' 193: , , ,A ' 1725 , L 'E ta -5 5319 'ff ,zk-Q QW YQ Intramurals - 1 1 1 3 X. as .,, W ,, T Wu' Qu- N N- gsfim t av . . Q Q W if infos, X K A S' ' N if fgissif' r li ' Hx' .3 ' x Yfifrk' K mr is 95 F 512. Q s ll kind of intramural port Luttrell also added a second basketball league to prevent gross mismatches in games. He created the recreation league to include students who were playing just for fun. Serious competitors and club teams playing for the school championship com- peted in a championship league. The intramural director, who was in his second year in the position, said the organizational change came "in an effort to make the competition better for all par- ticipants." He said that the reorganization l l 2 Intramurals allowed players to play on their own skill level. A similar arrangement existed in foot- ball, with competition divided into three divisions for men and two for women. In football 34 men's teams competed, up six from the year before, and 12 women's teams participated, three more than the last year. Just as the sports' levels of competition differed, the number of spectators at any given event also differed. A men's football championship game drew quite a crowd. but a first-round ping pong game attracted only the most loyal boyfriends. However, one intramural event was sc big that classes were dismissed for it. Well, maybe it didn't quite work that way, but one of the big spring events was the track meet that took place on All- School Day when classes did not meet ir the afternoon. Students gathered in Elmer Gray Stadium April 15 for a full-fledged track meet. WW F ' bw Fr s , ,' - 1q,: , V yll yy. l r um ,,'1 t " all 'rf - . ' ny: fu M- J., 51' J' ' ,aa .msd N 3' ,wi fair, tm My , , .V i. , VV .wr is i I V7 .. 5' ' I -. W.. 5 A H N ,, f ,K dr V, . W ,, l tt t k . Cl f l After hours of running, jumping, were no longer told over lunch in the This page: top left - Robert Beasley throwing and soaking up the sunshine, winners were determined. In the men's competition Elements of Fire took the meet with 90 points. In women's competition, D.J.'s left the second-place team 72 points behind, winning the meet with 123. After the muscles strained in the :rack meet healed and after the stories about how this team whipped that team Bean, the only physical evidence that remained of intramural competition was a list of point totals. Although the point totals revealed that Sigma Theta Chi won the women's division and Frater Sodalis the men's, the figures couldn't tell the reasons students competed in intramurals or what they got out of it. The students themselves had to tell that story. looks for an open many right - Sub T-16 player Alan Thomas makes it to base before Greg Wharton gets the ball there: bottom leh - While waiting to bat, Judd White watches the game. Opposite page: Sloppy Joes player Steve Cummins heads for the dirt in a football game. Intramurals fwe diana kin ourselves e s tici wff+wM t,,.....s.., ,,. 2,:,: MW... ,,, A. ,, ,wwm ,,,,,, ,,4: ,, ,WM.W.... ,,,,.. , ,,,,,,.Wl,,...,.,,. W rr i 1 anything . . . It 1 El was fun.9 2 - Leigh Ann Manis, sophomore cYou don't hardly . talk to the guys in the other club the day of the game ...A few days later it finally wears off and everyone goes back to being friends., - Dewayne Hall, senior 3 I S Clt was nice . . . getting around with the guys, getting outside . . .9 a -- Rick Morgan, junior 1'-"ii v t Thts p g. I d dual tenms competz tion All P 'tt stretches to return a volley. Opp t p ge: top leh - In a fall b l b C t E I ld soft a l gam S T's ar er zel si es into baseg top right - Two fall in- tramural football players jump for the same ball,' bottom right - Frat Judd White jumps to shoot: bottom - Keeping her foot on base, Joa Pyle lunges for a ball. ll4 It l "L' ",y,z..1g '....--- ,, .. P s T 'L '43- x -11.1 I ' PS V -3 My :Satin S' K-0 M' X I Y EQ .ml xfiii 1 X i S . 5 3-N-W xl 5 4 15' 4 1 W Y dxf' M 4 rl My if Q ,S , K' 2 ' - EX Q ,W - 'W , if f Q A W :Af .llALff.xksw..v:W . 'km I P mv' 'L V 'E . " E .: ' f ' if .. :N V6 4 VE 4,5 : L W -"" . ,k.,. - f ' 'kk.f 7 f ' ", 555 ...Q il. I K ,,.. f f 1-F5 K,,., ,'f, wgrrg , . , K I ,,,1,, , ,,,, Z ,, , J + Q 4 Z If 3 A J.V I ."k if S if , K, i f :V f 1 0 if 4 3 H-U-T....... 'M-u.,,, ,MrS,xYT'f, Intramurals - 1 15 overall winners 1. Frater Sodalis 2. Galaxy football 1. Trojans 2. Warriors cross country 1. Matics 2. Galaxy waterbal l 1. Trojans 2. Galaxy bowling 1. King Pins 2. Galaxy 1 16 Intramural Scoreboard badminton 1. Encore 2. Trojans II volleyball 1. No Mercy 2. Bumpers SOCCEI' 1. Sloppy Joes 2. Vikes racquetball 1. Trojans 2. Frater Sodalis f Sub T- 16 Ctiej swim meet 1. Centurion 2. Sub T-16 basketball 1. Galaxy 2. Trojans softball 1. Galaxy 2. Trojans self 1. Galaxy 2. Frater Sodalis tennis 1. Fuzzballs 2. Underground track meet 1. Elements of Fire 2. Centurion rodeo 1. Aggie Club 2. Trojans F rzsbee 1. Stephen Parker 2. Trojans overall winners 1. Sigma Theta Chi 2. Delta Theta football 1. D.Jfs 2. Delta Theta cross country 1. Sigma Theta Chi f Mission Outre Ctiej 2. Delta Theta waterbal l 1. D.J.'s 2. Sigma Theta Chi bowling 1. Sigma Theta Chi 2. D.J's badminton 1. Kappa Delian Shri 2. GATA volleyball softball 1. D.J.'s 1. D.J,s 2. Delta Theta 2. K.A.A.T.A. soccer tennis 1. Kicks 1. Sigma Theta Chi 2. Sigma Theta Chi 2. D.J.'s Frisbee track meet 1. Sigma Theta Chi 1. D.J.,s ach ' 2. Kappa Delian Shri 2. Sigma Theta Chi basketball rodeo 1. D.J's 1. Delta Theta 2. Sigma Theta Chi 2. Aggie Club racquetball 1. Sigma Theta Chi 2. Delta Theta swim meet 1. D.J's 2. Delta Theta ItramuralSc b d 117 Desplte fall term IHJUTISS, 4,1 .-L-' :IQ Aa 'W ,f if WW MSA Q W WW ,-mi We J BOTTOM ROW Nelson Coates Jlmmy Owen, Matt Ray Mnlton Buckelew Steve Mayben TOP ROW Chen Wllson Tern Wllson Beth Owens Cathy Cubln ,f.fi": quad perform cheers, stunt .Wt--U X FRONT ROW - Misty Sawyer, Carla Williams, Debbie Weiman, Greg Pittman, Tani Hogan, BACK ROW - Craig Stone, Dan McCasland. During the football season the cheerleaders looked more like at squad from a M"A"'S"'H unit than from a West Texas university. At one time five of the eight cheerleaders sported injuries that required casts, bandages or crutches. "People would make fun of us, saying cheerleading was harmful to your health and that we needed a trainer," said Terri Wilson, a junior from San Angelo who led cheers with a cut on her foot. "A lot of people thought it was funny," said Matt Ray, sophomore from Dallas who dislocated his knee in the fall. But, he added, many students told him they ap- preciated the cheerleaders for attending games even while injured. Eventually the hapless squad had all members in working order and introduced routines that ACU cheerleaders reportedly had never before done. The cheerleaders built three-men pyramids and performed stunts that used a mini trampoline. Nelson Coates, senior from Abilene, said past years' squads had not used such events. Another aspect of the 1981-82 cheerleading year that Wilson said she ap- preciated was the group's closeness. She said the cheerleaders tried to help each other instead of competing with each other. ln addition to their spirit-raising func- tion at football and basketball games, the cheerleaders conducted pep rallies, decorated team locker rooms and spon- sored a watermelon feast. The squad also led workouts and tryouts for the freshman cheerleaders in the fall. The cheerleaders conducted a spring semester clinic for students who wanted to try out for the 1982-83 cheerleading squad. This page: top - Christie Coleman and Beth Owens get boosts from Duane Thurston and Milton Buckelew: bottom - Freshman cheerleaders. Opposite page: top left - Nelson Coates holds Cheri Wilson above his head in a cheer during the Oct. 31 Homecoming game,' top mid- dle - During a basketball game Milton Buckelew does a stunt off the mini tram- polineg top right - Coates performs a flip for a football game crowdg bottom - Var- sity cheerleaders. Cheerleaders 119 M . M , I .MTWF ' ' 35 A. B. orri -fman ofthe centur in ACU athletics' All great men have their day. - For Asbury Bratten Morris, 0, 1982, was his day. A. B. Morris has served the thletic department for 58 years as oach of all sports, as athletic directo April ACU head r and n helping raise funds through the develop- nentoffice. However, Coach Morris' HC- omplishments cannot be measured in his oaching skills or how well he can in- luence donors. His accomplishments are greater than caching a young man how to shoot a iasketball, how to tackle a running back or .ow to turn a double play. Coach Morris has taught young athletes ow to play the game of life. On April 10, many of those athletes A .ow successful career men - and members of the ACU family gathered at a -100-a-plate dinner to honor Morris a nd to et up the A. B. Morris Endowed Coaching lcholarship to continue the training of Ihristian coaches and teachers. In conjunction with the appreci inner, Abilene Mayor Elbert ation Hall eclared April 10 "A. B. and Rebecca florris Appreciation Day." Chancellor John C. Stevens read the roclamation at the dinner and presented florris with a copy of the proclamation. Morris was born Friday, April 13, 1 DeSoto. By the time he graduated igh school in Wheatland, friends oaches knew that the scrappy little is was going to be a great athlete. 1900, from and Mor- I' hey were so impressed they persuaded Morris to enter Texas A8cM, where e was destined to become an athletic :gend as a shortstop and a quarterback. Before Morris graduated from A8c Min 923 with a bachelor's degree in griculture, he earned all-Southwest Con- erence honors in baseball and as quarter- ack, led the Aggies to victory in the first lpposite page: Coach A. B. Morris at- ands a reception in honor ofA CU em lorris has been associated with niversity since 1923. eriti. the Cotton Bowl game. Once the A 8: M yearbook referred to him as "the boy with the million-dollar toe" in respect for his place kicking abilities. After coaching and teaching on the high school level for a year, Morris came to ACU in 1924 at the invitation of ACU President Batsell Baxter. He brought one assistant coach, Guy Scruggs, with him, and together they began to build ACU's athletic department to national recogni- tion. Times were hard and sometimes even finding transportation to scheduled games was difficult, but Morris never quit, a fact his athletes took to heart. M orris coached football at ACU for 18 years before stepping down to con- centrate on baseball and basketball. In 1955 he retired from coaching completely to concentrate on the duties of athletic director, a position he kept until 1969. Morris is now in charge of the A. B. Morris Athletic Fund, the name given to the fund after he began his work as athletic director emeritus. At the dinner, Wally Bullington, athletic director, said one of his biggest concerns about the future of ACU was to keep producing coaches with "A. B. Mor- ris traits." Thus the idea of the A. B. Morris En- dowed Coaching Scholarship was created, and before the banquet began, nearly 560,000 had been collected for the fund surpassing the initial goal of 550,000 President William J. Teague said anyone involved with ACU will remember Morris "fondly, happily and because his influence will always be with us." S everal times during the evening Morris' ex-athletes paid tribute to the man known to them as "Coach": 0 Oliver Jackson, ACU track coach from 1948-63 and master of ceremonies for the dinner, called Morris' life "the brightest shing light in Texas." ' Lee Powell, an honorary co-chairman of the dinner and captain of the 1932 foot- ball squad, said Morris' influence has been "very, very great" on ACU and his former athletes. 0 Chesley McDonald, an honorary co- chairman of the dinner and member of the Board of Trustees, called Morris a "cham- pion ofthe little man." ' "Leaping" Leon Reese, representing Morris' athletes of the pre-World War ll era, said the greatest tribute paid to Mor- ris is the success of his athletes in life. He called Morris "a great teacher, not only of athletics but of life . . .a Christian in every way." Guest speaker Leeman Bennett, head coach of the Atlanta Falcons, spoke about the influence a coach can have on young people. He said, "As a coach, 1 know how many hours Coach Morris put in working with youth. There is no way to calculate the hours in terms of what they meant to those young people. Coach Morris is a simple man, but what he did takes the greatest of abilities. He made boys into men." T oward the end of the evening, Jackson presented Morris and his wife, Rebec- ca, with a journal of the evening's events and the names of the contributors to the scholarship fund. Coach Morris stood and in a voice echo- ing the years of hard work, said, "You've all pretty much covered the waterfront, but I have a few things to say." "I came here in September 1924, and I started all this mess. We had three major sports, and we coached the best we knew how. Now, 58 years later, as I look out and see your faces, 1 talk to you, but l speak also to the countless others who have been in my life who could not be here or who have gone on." "And to that eternity of people I say, my wife, Rebecca, and 1 thank you from the bottom of our hearts, and you have our blessings. This period of my life, this time spent here on this campus, has been the most wonderful thing to ever happen to me. My blessings go to all of you." With those words, Morris sat beside his devoted wife, while the audience stood and applauded "the man of the century in ACU athletics." - Jay Friddell A. B. Morris ,,..,,bM..f. ,wfilll zsla A 2-'4 fe Qifiki ,Qc g 545 Peuf5,r.LQ 12379 . 3 1 5 4 0 ,WH ,.. , -4. ,- 1. .4 x o Q.-u ,fu K, Y W Lu., ,M I V , S H 2 . ,,,f,-Jlw, ,J-V I ' 5 3, V W 0 fr- '-.J5 rf l Cl U9 i 5 xcff sy, 2 - S W Q X Q W J Y If. 2 fx. u.. as 23. 3 fs E -S f: 3 , E 5 4, ' - 3, .5554 1 N f, , ...' M.. -hw - ,f,f. ,, W , ww.. , -15- f ., H ,... F ' -if i QL: Zmffqwu iw W . . , ,ff ., ,,M,,f,:z. ,, .sbp 4 - 4 Ig W X blah ,Z E 1 w 3.126 FEE? ifwmhnff Q I T ' L nl 379381 ty 'YL -Nm ffice of the President Ea'itor's Note: The Prickly Pear staff asked administrative department heads to tell a story or anecdote that had some positive effect on his feelings toward his job, ACU in general, or the students. "The first day in any new environment is easy to remember because of the stress associated with a move and the anticipa- tion of new challenges. "Peggy and I had planned to arrive a few hours ahead of the moving van that contained our household furnishings. The day was very warm, as is customary for late June in Abilene. We had been in the house only a few minutes when ACU students began to arrive to help us unload the van and unpack the contents. Later in the day, members of the ad- ministration brought food for us to share. That day, as has been true of the days that followed, was filled with work shared by students who were interested in making us feel welcome and supported. "The support and working together did not end at the close of the day. Since that time, practically no day passes that some student, faculty member, staff member or administrator doesn't take the time to offer encouragement and assistance. This com- , 4 M M1-M,f" Em 4 t ,ff wifi? "' .twin if Wife WV ng 2' f Qafym ,,,, .. A""g332'2',Z w...Wf+ W fa an W f Z ' Z f ft , XS' if f 4 15. . ,,, J.- 4,1-N-,""fe HMMQQWQWMWM .i ,,eHwe"' frm -f' ta , ..f ,. f m " if awwwwwinmwmjw WMM? W c ff' "if 4 ,fit?w'gK,,.5 SIM ,f'1f3QjvQi n K xiii' ' ' ,gy .Wa-,. cf., aa 04 HvWW.:f Q-M, am f ,aww we 'WWHEQQE ., fp? ,,., f . Egmwmi f .Y with J , , . K 4' as . it, mitment to the cause is most reassuring." ...., yy,t ,gygit L - William J. Teague ,mia i,,,,Mkema..,. .. amwqww Q .2 f it-'MW' 1, This page: William J. Teague. 124 Administration , ggi.. ' vent- Wit -M .rj--t-saw, , ' at .1 , .Wi W ., .. ,, ful, .5 1, Yay at Neem, LM it 7 L 'ii' ,171 ll' fiLMW' Cf' Llfiif It 5 V- ,iz , Hwwwmmfw ,,,, f ifll,tlQ3 ' -' .. W. ,,,,,V I W Q W W if-0' V y ja tW.Z W ff Vfa W5 f X f fy? 9 Wpevff ,Mmm .www fa , .. wi, . 'W f ' 1 'X RONT ROW - John C. Stevens, L. D. "Bill" Hilton. ROW 2 - Robert D. Hunter, Edward M. Brown, Garvin V. Beauchamp, Gary D. McCaleb. ,V K , ,. . . Ml' MJ I r x ff ' 4. .V -Q-nk... A X W, aston Welborn, Robert Montgomery - 3' Q- 5 :S 5. FV B . , . , D I3 LII ll! its 2, 3 Ill, In I ll' S Rig , fx 4 A Q. .cl I s . ttf? -sf 1 .Q A L wp,- FRONT ROW - Norman Archibald. ROW 2 - Garvin V. Beauchamp, Gwen Dods, Clint Howeth, Bert Lana, Winnie Gibbs, Eugene Linder. Vice President and Staff for Student Services "The depression years were difficult for many peo- ple, but for some at Abilene Christian University they were character building years. From the class of 1931 to the class of 1941 there are couples that have met an- nually for the past 35 years because they were college friends. The joy of being with each other is the princi- ple reason for meeting. It was my privilege to meet with this group again this year. "The annual meeting began in 1947 when Lefty and Blanche Walker of Ozona, Texas, invited 13 couples that were in school together to the Devilis River for a fellowship weekend. From this beginning the group has grown to approx- imately 60 people. Each summer for 15 years the group met on the Devil's River, the next six years in San Marcos, then for 10 years in Brady. For the past 126 Administration four years the group has met at the Lake Cisco Chris tian Camp. The group also meets in Austin during th Texas Relays. "The first Friday, Saturday and Sunday in June yo' will find this friendly group enjoying the experience o the year and more than that, stories of college days The sons and daughters of these graduates have at tended ACU and it is amazing how this group ha developed into a charming family of grandparents. "Lefty Walker stated the reason the 60 of us are sl close is that we knew each other so well when we wer in Abilene Christian. I have to agree. Students toda miss a golden opportunity when they do not share wit one another and enjoy the fellowship that comes fron just being together. It is wonderful to have friends whl stick closer than brothersf' - Garvin Beauchamp l jRONT ROW - Randy Clinton, Tom Clark, David Williamson, Ann Roberts Hill, Suzanne Allmon, Dewby Ray, Beth McCasland, Linda Bragg, Clark Potts. ROW - A. B. Morris, Garner Roberts, Dan Garrett, Irvin Hiler, Gwyneth Curtis, Fred Maxwell, C. D. Hood, Harold Lipford, Bill England, John Duty, Gary D. McCaleb, will Scott, Joyce Whitefield, Cheryl Mann. Vice President and Staff for University "Not long ago I received a very thoughtful note of ippreciation from an individual outside the university. The note concerned a member of our University Ad- 'ancement staff. Without mentioning the individual's name, I would like to quote a part of the message: 'I want you to know how much we appreciate the vork of this employee. He will go above and beyond he call of duty and he always comes through when here is something you really need to have done at a :ertain time. You never hear a cross or unkind wordf "This note reminded me once again of the blessings ve enjoy of being able to work each day with so many Advancement Christian men and women on the campus of Abilene Christian University. "It also reminded me of the responsibility that each of us has to do whatever is possible to encourage one another, cheerfully serve one another and lighten the burden for one another whenever we have the opportunity. "The actions appreciated in this person help to make Abilene Christian University the special place it is and reminds me that we all share in the responsibility of seeing that it continues to be a special kind of place." - Gary D. McCaleb Administration 127 FRONT ROW - Ralph Monroe. Neil Fry, L. D. "Bill" Hilton. ROW 2 - Dub Winkles, Don Southall, Ray Holder, Jerelene Fulks, Tim Yarbrough. for Finance "It is always interesting to listen to the comments of those who visit the ACU campus for the first time. My serving on the Abilene City Council provided many such comments when the council held a three-day workshop in the Living Room of the McGlothlin Cam- pus Center during this past year. In addition to the other members of the council, various city staff members and representatives of the news media were on campus. "One of the first observations was regarding the fact that students, faculty and staff did not smoke on cam- pus. This provided an excellent opportunity to discuss how ACU strives to be different in a positive way, while providing a quality education. l28 Administration "While the comments were varied, the statement heard most often concerned the students. Of course the usual comment of "they look younger every year' was heard, but most often the comments were regard ing the appearance of the students. This made me wish that those visitors could atteni Chapel and some of the classes to really get to know the students. This would have allowed them to know that the outward appearance is only an indication o the inward beauty reflected by the students of ACU. "The comments from the visitors to our campus art among the reasons I am extremely glad to be a part o the ACU family." A L. D. Hilton ff 5 t A N 'run I' .X XY?-E, ,f Mg? in., .dgvtfaghlm FRONT ROW - Perry Reeves, C. G. Gray, Edward M. Brown. ROW 2 - Bill Petty, Kenneth Roach, Ken Rasco, Floyd Dunn, Thomas Olbricht. Vice President and Staff for Academic Affair "As one in a position to have information from more than 200 faculty members came across my desk, there have been many times when my emotions have been touched. One feels a vicarious sense of achievement when a doctorate is completed successfully or a promo- tion is granted. One also feels very keenly the messages of sorrow that inevitably come to such a group. "In October a flood came to Abilene, and among those who were hurt were emeriti, students and facul- ty. Flood waters covered floors, furniture and drapes with mud and threatened life itself. HI was raised by family members who gave up their work routines when neighbors were struck by tragedy. If there was a death, they prepared food, visited, of- fered consolation. If sickness struck a family bread- winner, they helped do his work. "When that flood came, I found my office respon- sibilities just as demanding as ever, so hour by hour I worked on budgets, held conferences, worked on reports 1 and developed a real sense of guilt because I was not down on Cedar Creek helping friends meet their crises. "Then I heard some heartwarming news. The Clyde Austins and the Charles Rudolphs were helping the Ed Headricks. Jerry Drennan, other faculty members, students from the industrial education department and others, including my wife, went to help Mrs. Bert Mosier. ACU students volunteered in such numbers at the Mosier home that there was not room for all to work. "Though I had not helped personally, I felt good about our ACU family. That family truly was ministering to flood victims when help was needed." - Edward M. Brown. Administration oard of Trustees The Board of Trustees made two of its most impor- tant decisions at its February meeting during Lectureship. The board voted to separate Abilene Christian University from the ACU-Dallas operation beginning June l. The former Dallas extension changed its name to Amber University. The board,s decision to separate the Dallas program appeared to make the university smaller. However, the board secured the schoolis ability to expand by deter- mining how the 246 acres of Rainy Creek land east of the campus would be used. About 150 acres of the land, which the school acquired in January, would be made available for commercial and residential pur- poses, and 95 acres would be added to the campus, said W. C. "Dub', Orr, board secretary. The board, a self-perpetuating body, also met the day of opening Chapel in August and the weekend of Commencement in May. At other times during the year the executive committee, led by chairman Ray McGlothlin Jr. of Abilene, worked with the university administration. This page: top left - President William J. Teague listens to board chairman Ray McGlothlin Jr.,' top right - After a morning meeting Richard Lunsford and Robert Hall enjoy a break,' bottom - Board of Trustees members. Opposite page: top - William Hooten and Ken Courtwright discuss the February meeting with Dr. C. G. Gray lcenterj, dean ofthe Col- lege of Professional Studiesg bottom - Board of Trustees members. f 1. K Mis f-.Quik FRONT ROW - Homer Gainer, Chesley McDonald, Bill Johnson, B Sherrod, Ray McGlothlin Jr., Robert Hall, Lynn Packer. ROW 2 - Wayne Holt, James Muns James Sorrells, W. C, Orr, Harrold Owen, Jack Griggs, Joe Talbot, J. C. Redd, W. C. Hatfield, Lavelle Laylield, Gilbert McLeskey. 130 Board of Trustees GM- M , 5 Col e of Business Z 5 132 f College of Business Administration J William Petty, dean Opposite page: Dr. Overton Faubus, pro- fessor of business administration, reads some of his mail. This page: top left - Karen Hood, senior elementary education major, works in the departmental office, bottom left - Jozell Brister, assistant dean of the college, prepares a lesson for her Economics class, top right f Don Altman, assistant professor of business administration, visits with a student before class, bottom right - Joy Kelley, secretary for Dr. William Petty, visits with a member ofthe BA Council. College of Business Administration 133 , 555 E f 5, gig ,wif xii , Q i i i I 134 - Business Administration Y . .2i7i... i Q ,N X ' Qsf: T3 s , ' 1- Business Administration rustees approve 85 million for classroom, office building Construction of a S5 million College of Business Administration facility received approval in February from the Board of Trustees. The proposed building would have enough classrooms and offices to ac- commodate 1,700 business majors. About 1,200 students were enrolled as business majors in 1981-82, said Jozelle Brister, assistant professor. The year before the department reported 1,126 majors. Although Ms. Brister said she could not predict whether or not the number of business majors would continue to grow, This page: bottom right - Editing a COBAL program requires senior Steve Harper's full attention: bottom right - College of Business Administration facul- ty. Opposite page: top left - Dr. Brad Reid smiles as he lectures in a morning classy top right - Sophomores Mark Slough and Fran Arreazola do assignments on business department com- puter terminalsg bottom - Before Business Law begins, senior accounting majors Steve Prevost and Karen Carver look at Sing Song pictures. she did say that students now majoring in business would have no trouble finding jobs. Business faculty members began in- vestigating the possibilities of constructing a new business building shortly after the department of business became a college in May 1981, Ms. Brister said. Henry Kissinger, former secretary of state, spoke at a promotional breakfast in Dallas for the College of Business. A group of the college's supporters were introduced at the breakfast attended by about 600 people. The reorganization of the school's departments into colleges also brought some administrative changes in the Col- lege of Business. Ms. Brister, who joined the faculty in 1979, became assistant dean to Dr. William Petty, dean of the college. Ms. Brister said her duties included mostly administrative details, leaving Petty free for long-range planning. One goal that she said Petty was plan- ning for was accreditation of the college by the American Assembly of Colleges and Schools of Business. ACU's business department was a member of the AACSB, but was not accredited by that group, Ms. Brister said. One of the assembly's criteria for ac- creditation was a student-teacher ratio of 25-to-1. ACU's ratio was 127 students for each full-time faculty member. In at- tempts to reduce that ratio, two professors were hired. Dr. Phillip Lewis was hired in the spring semester to begin teaching management courses in the fall of 1982. Lewis, a 1964 ACU graduate, had been with the Univer- sity of Oklahoma since 1970. Dr. Michael Robinson, who taught Cost Accounting, Managerial Accounting and Operations Research, joined the faculty in the spring semester. Robinson received his doctorate from the University of Illinois, known as the nation's foremost school for accounting. Also new to the campus was a chapter of Phi Beta Lambda, a national business organization. The club, organized by Kathy Polk, a junior marketing major from Nebraska, was open to any student enrolled in a business class. Polk said the group intended to help promote awareness of American business among college students. Business majors also attended Business FRONT ROW - Ed Timmerman, Don Altman. ROW 2 - James Petty, Tim Yarbrough, Margie Pistole, Grace Dewberry, Vera Justice, Jozell Brister, Martha Mosier, Bill Petty, Brad Reid, Overton Faubus, Charles Small. Business Administration .A. Council guides student Forum each Wednesday afternoon and heard speeches from local and visiting businessmen and women about their work. The class also heard about the Christian's role in business from Allen Tappe, univer- sity minister at Hillcrest Church of Christ, and Dr. Ed Mathews, associate professor of missions. Ms. Brister said the lectures by Tappe and Mathews helped underscore the em- phasis on Christian ethics, which Dr. Over- ton Faubus, former department chairman, had stressed for many years. She added that the training in ethics that ACU graduates received allowed them to "compete with schools like Texas Tech and the University of Texasf' The student Business Administration Council, staffed by upperclassmen, served as a liaison between faculty and students, Ms. Brister said. The council helped students schedule classes and seek tutor- ing. The B.A. Council also ran preregistra- tion and conducted faculty evaluations. Students also were involved in several specific business interest organizations. Junior and senior business majors had the opportunity to interview with represen- tatives of several business firms brought to the campus by the placement office and the business faculty. Research and scholarship outside the classroom also involved faculty members and administrators. Petty helped write a textbook for financial management, his seventh on the subject. The faculty also designed an associate degree in word processing to be offered in the 1982-83 academic year. Margie Pistole, assistant professor, said the degree was designed to meet the increased need for word processors in Texas cities. This page: top - While Amy Diamond looks on, Kirby Evans, computer science major, and David Lart, fnance major, work on computer programsg bottom H Terry Hendon, senior from Colorado, con- templates a lecture. Opposite page: top left - Freshman Jami Sims fnishes an assignmentg top middle - With junior Sherry Tinkler observing, Larry Musik keyboards a programg top right - Senior Bryan Milelger listens to Dr. Brad Reid's lecture, bottom - Meg Mahanay gets an early start on class notes while Paul Smith daydreams. l36 Business Administration a- M E if Q g 5 I G I if 1' 5 is I 8 Q W Q ' , S M 5 Q Q 1 ir Y lf .-Q , Af , x Y . U Q Q , Business Administration rs. Mosier collects antiques, enjoys getting to know students "Beginning Typing is my favorite class," she said with a laugh. "One reason is because it allows me to be exposed to lots of different students with majors other than businessf, Martha Mosier, associate professor of business administration, has taught many students how to type since she joined the ACU faculty in 1955. In addition to Beginning Typing, she taught In- termediate and Advanced Typing, Shorthand, Of- fice Administration and Methods of Teaching Business. She liked to get to know her students, she said, and she and her husband, Bert, a former associate professor of industrial education who died in 1981, often had students in their home for a "home-cooked meal" on Sunday afternoons or evenings. "We always tried to have students in our home," she explained. "And our guests were usually freshmen and out-of-state students who didn't have a place to go on the weekends." And many of the students they had entertained in their home, as well as other students, helped Mrs. Mosier clean her home after the flood in October. She said that "the industrial education department spearheaded the clean-up activity, and my house became the central meeting point for students who were helping others clean and salvage their homes and belongingsf, Mrs. Mosier had gone to stay with a friend the night before Cedar Creek rose above its banks and overflowed into her yard and home, but she said she wasn't worried when she left her house about the water reaching her home. She said she left her home because she was afraid the streets would flood and she wouldnit be able to get to school the next morning. When she returned to her home the next day and saw the damage that the flood waters had brought, she said, "I was devastated. I never dreamed the water would reach the house." She said that several times during an extreme- 1 rainy season the water had floode the year, but that it had never come into the house. It took her almost two months to repair the l38 Faculty Feature damage and make the house livable again, she said. "But the tragedy had a bright side. So many came to help," she said, "that I couldn't be sad for very long because so many good things came of it. I really learned to appreciate my Christian friendsf, She said the floodwaters damaged carpets and some of the furniture, but said that most of her anti- que furniture withstood the Columbus Day flood better than some of her other furnishings. She became more animated as she discussed anti- ques, and by her enthusiasm it was evident that she enjoyed collecting vintage pieces. "Antiques are not an expenditure, but an invest- ment," she said seriously. Mrs. Mosier said that she and her husband always had enjoyed going to auc- tions in various Texas cities and communities. And she said that one item she especially enjoyed collecting was antiqulpllglassware. Depression glass, ayfair and Mosier glass were a few of the varieties that she had in her glassware collection. And with a smile she said, "Of course, I like to collect Mosier glassf' She described Mosier glass as "pretty glass in shades of clear blue and green with enameled flowersf' and she said it was made at the turn of the century in France. She said it was hard to find, but she located several pieces, although she didn't buy them, during a vacation through several Southern and Eastern states that she and her daughter, Virginia, took dur- ing the first part of the summer. She laughingly told a story about a stop at an an- tique store during their vacation. "My daughter was looking for a piece of Miss America glass and the dealer said, 'You ought to go to Texas, I know they would have it theref " As she continued giving details about her trip and talking about some of the other pieces in her antique collection, one of her students, a girl from Thailand, popped her head in the office door and said, "live been wanting to come see you. I need to talk to you." And as Mrs. Mosier visited with the girl and en- couraged her to come visit any time, it was clear that she did indeed like to get to "know her students." Opposite page.' Martha M osier 5 5 1 Z e ' H . I iw I 'af f- aff, 7 W ,,,' ,'f,f,,fff4? 'f ' z 'Ni K fw.,,,..w-www-ww-vuqunlf af" Faculty Feature - 139 A ,,.A , A i C l of L if 2 EM' Y fer fi Q ,M ii M- .... I grim Q , , sl Q 541 is 140 - College of Liberal and Fine Arts Fme Arts ---....-......,...Ma.l,.,,..e,,,,,,,M,,A,I 3 ff. Thomas Olbricht, dean 'mi , , ,N e www , - , . , ff ,wt ' - ,e- We - X 7 ,, W,,,, ,gs , .. W , Q, aim ,W 5 ' "". , ,,,"' ,K f me A . ' 'kt ' V , ' . te ' if t ,M " ,,A" W'.. t it - if ,h' ' A f - ' to f - - ,tt 5 'mi' "' , :Er Wann 'Ew.:'H"5jjg,,ig 4 ig I X ,"' 1 f,,f " f-" - "l " ' 4 'f" "if ig, . 2 lisa: -f'. ' .- Opposite page: Orchestra members Michelle Gilbert and Eric Wharton prepare backstage for a concert. This page: top left - Joe Mahaffey helps Dr. Arthur Williams make a plaster cast of freshman Lisa Missildine's face,' bottom left - Andy Spell and Doug Odle watch the director during a Concert Chorale per- formancep top right - Robert Williams, instructor of government, leads the discus- sion in Government and Businessg bottom right - Dr. Joe Spalding, professor of history, lectures to one of his classes. College of Liberal and Fine Arts 141 2 s A W .. NW' R Y 142-Art Y x. ! x xt: , W 515 FRONT ROW - Art Williams, Jeff Tabor, Ted Rose. ROW 2 - Virginia Sadler, Norman Whitefield Brent Green, Mel Ristau. Art Green paint 30-foot mural America's oldest professional art club, ie Salmagundi Club, selected a painting E' Jeff Tabor, assistant professor of art, r exhibition in New York City March 5-26. The acrylic painting, titled "Double hell Snafu," was shown during the an- ual, non-member exhibition of the almagundi Club. Tabor had a second acrylic painting, Composite Landscape," displayed at the ,aguna Gloria Art Museum in Austin, ipril 16-May 16, as part of an exhibition bonsored by the Texas Fine Arts tssociation. Faculty members also continued their 'ivolvement in the Abilene art world. Dr. Brent Green, department chairman, -ainted a 30-foot mural in recognition of he cityls centennial celebration. 'his page: left - Janell Watson puts ome hard work into her wood sculptureg ight - The potter's wheel method of rafting ceramic forms, which Levin Per- ival uses below, was one method studied n Dr. Brent Green 's Ceramics I class. Op- vosite page: top - Green's mural com- nemorating Abilene's centennial is lisplayed in the Abilene Civic Center: votom right - Art department facultyg vottom left - Lyndee Haley carves a :luster piece in the Basic Design class she ook for her interior design home 'conomics degree. V. V. ppypr The mural, commissioned by the local chapter of the American Association of University Women, was unveiled Jan. 21 at its home, the Abilene Civic Center. The 510,000 exhibit traced the cityls buffalo- roaming beginning to its oil-spouting present. Students had the opportunity to study the techniques of well-known artists when the department displayed several promi- nent exhibits in the Virginia Shore Art Gallery. The most significant collection was a 28-piece showing of American Abstract Expressionist Paintings that Norman Whitefield, gallery director and art pro- fessor, called "the most important exhibi- tion we have had." The exhibit, sponsored by the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation in Houston, was by leading post-World War II artists. Whitefield said these artists established the first American school of art and caused the center of the art world to move from Paris to New York. Green said the exhibit was one of the most prominent displays to come not only to ACU but also to Abilene. "The paintings were by a group of art- ists who were the 'masters of the old masters' of contemporary American art," Green said. "It isn't often that we are able to have an exhibit of such significance in Abilenef, Another display that sparked the in- terest of Abilene art-lovers was the September show of Florida artist Ray Burggraf. Green said Burggrafs large, colorful acrylic paintings were based on his impres- sions of places and experiences. Twenty art majors were graduating seniors, which caused several departmental changes, Green said. "The increase in the number of seniors in the program was not a reflection of in- creasing enrollment, but some students finished late, others finished early and some graduated on schedule," he said. The more than double number of seniors caused the doubling up of senior shows in the Shore Art Gallery, Green said. Another change was that the seven studios assigned to graduating seniors had to accommodate three students instead of the usual one or two students. However, Green said these changes didn't cause problems in the department, although some students were disappointed not to have a solo art show. "But on the other hand, it created stronger shows because the students had to limit their list of works to their best crea- tions," he said. Full-time faculty members were given the opportunity to show their work to the community when they participated in a series of lectures sponsored by the Abilene Fine Arts Museum. Faculty members spoke about their latest creations and discussed the techniques used. Green said classroom activities stressed creativity, and students were encouraged to express their thoughts and feelings. Ar 43 Bible umber of major down Although the number of freshman Bible majors was down to only 27 at the begin- ning of the year, Dr. B.J. Humble, pro- fessor of Bible and chairman of the Bible department, said the small number of ma- jors was probably a result of the fact that the Texas Equalization Grant was not available to Bible majors. Humble said that most freshmen were not aware of the Bible Equalization Grant, which was offered by the department along with other scholarships for Bible majors. Another change in the Bible department was the retirement of Dr. J.D. Thomas, professor of Bible. Thomas had served on the ACU Bible faculty since 1949 and was director of the annual Bible Lectureship for many years. He also served as head of the depart- ment from 1969 until 1979 and was the author of many books. A project of the Bible department was raising money for the construction of a new missions education facility. Dr. James Carley of Stillwater, Okla., was the committee chairman for a S500,000 drive that was part of a S2 million goal included in the Phase III Design for Development. The department, jointly with the com- munication department, offered a new graduate program called Religious Communication. It was a 36-hour inter-disciplinary degree which required 18 hours in biblical studies and 18 hours in communication course work, leading to a master of arts degree. The department also offered a prac- ticum for all Bible majors. It dealt with practical questions about Bible ministry that were not discussed in regular Bible classes and gave students a chance to meet other ministers and missionaries. Dr. Thomas Olbricht, Bible professor and dean of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts, was one of 14 authors honored for contributions to a book, Rhetoric of Protest and Reform 1878-1898. The book received the 1981 Winans Wilchelns Award for distinguished scholarship in rhetoric and public address, which was given annually by the Speech Communication Association of America. Olbricht wrote chapter ll of the volume, Rhetoric in the Higher Criticism Controversy. Two other members of the Bible faculty, Dr. Carl Brecheen and Dr. Paul Faulkner, co-authors of Whatever happened to Mom, Dad, and the Kids, traveled in 86 cities teaching Marriage Enrichment Seminars. Humble and Thomas taught a Bible ex- tension program in Wichita Falls. The pro- gram offered semi-weekly classes for graduate credit. The courses included Restoration History, taught by Humble, and Contem- porary Religious Thought, taught by Thomas. Five member of the Bible faculty at- FRONT ROW - Neil Lightfoot, B.J. Humble, Carl Brecheen, Woodrow Wilson, Wendell Broom, Eugene Clevenger. ROW 2 - Ian Fair, Thomas Shaver, Henry Speck, Ed Mathews, John Willis. ROW 3 - Carl Spain, William Decker, Furman Kearley, Gaston Tarbet, LeMoine Lewis. ROW 4 W Everett Ferguson, Dan Coker, Paul Faulkner, Wil Goodheer. 144 Bible tended the 18th annual Pan America Lectureship in Merida, Mexico, in Oc tober. The primary objective of the lec tureship was to assemble missionaries fror all over Latin America and discuss corn mon missions problems and their solutions The speaker at the annual Staley Lec tures in September was Dr. W. Ward Gas que, president of New College in Berkeley Calif. Gasque spoke on "Live Issues in th Study of Acts,'7 "Paul the Missionar Strategist: Example for Today,', s'The Hc ly Spirit in Acts" and "Miracles in Act and Today." The Staley Lectures were sponsored b the Thomas F. Staley Foundation as pai of the Staley Distinguished Christial Scholar Lecture Program, which funde Christian college campus lectures acros the nation. This page: left - The Biblefacultyg rigl - Hutch Haley, senior Hnance majc from Lubbock, listens to Ian Fair lecturt Opposite page: top - In his Principles L Teaching Religion class, professd Holbert Rideout sits down to lecturej bo. tom left - Graduate family studies me jor Ron Carter and junior missions majc Tim Brumfeld listen to a lecture li Rideoutg bottom right - Associate pn fessor Fair teaches his Thessaloniar class. Wa. ible A , 1151 f - .., .,,, My I , - . H ff-h 1 4 V M H ,,, L ,,, V. H .aaa V U ' N, , ,V ,. Q , 2 Y 146 W English 5 Q FRONT ROW - Wilma Marshall, Marian Hurley, Zelma Odle, Barbara Gray, Emma Sue Findley, Robe King. ROW 2 A Clinton Hurley, George Walton, Dale Priest, Preston Harper, David Williams. ROW 3 - David Merrell, George Ewing, Richard Cox, George Carter, Forrest McCann. p nglish ulitzer winner vi its ACU "Miss Gwendolyn Brooks made a lot of ipples in the communityf' said Dr. Chris Villerton, English professor, about the 'ulitzer Prize winner and Chicago poet aureate who came to ACU. Bringing Miss Brooks to ACU in Jovember was the English department's tiggest project. Her visit attracted approx- mately 300 people. Willerton attributed the large audience o Miss Brooks' ability to create interest in variety of people. Because she's a black roman and an accomplished writer, she ttracted women's organizations, the JAACP, aspiring and accomplished lriters and all poetry lovers, he said. "Many just came to see what a Pulitzer 'rize winner looked 1ike,', said Willerton, miling. And to those who came, the energetic 14-year-old was no disappointment. Brooks, the first Pulitzer Prize recipient o come to ACU in several years, made a tositive impression on everyone, especially he students, said Willerton. Her interest in students was ,emonstrated when she took an ACU stu- .ent's manuscript with her to read and ritique in her room before leaving xbilene. Everyone can identify with the subject natter of her work, Willerton said. "Her vriting crosses racial boundries. It deals vith the common problems of life. She is ,ble to make sense of things that don't nake sense? Brooks was a recipient of a Pulitzer Prize for her poetry book Annie Allen, numerous awards for creative writing, two Guggenheim fellowships and 40 honorary doctoral degrees. The funding for the Brooks, visit came from three groups: the Students' Associa- tion, the Cullen Foundation and the Abilene Cultural Affairs Council. That particular combination of grants had never been used by the English depart- ment in a joint effort toward one project, said Willerton. The funding procedure worked well because it served the many different in- terests of the funding groups as well as the community, he said. Besides bringing Brooks to ACU, another first for the English department was a new creative writing course. ,The course was called Topics in Writing. Willerton taught the class which focused on poetry and fiction writing for advanced writers. Another course offered by the English department was a tour and study of Lon- don, England. The three-week tour, part of Maymester, was a three-hour course taught by Preston Harper, professor of English. Students studied literature and culture at Richmond College in London where they lived during their stay. The English Club, a student organiza- tion, published its annual literary magazine, the Pickwicker, in April. The Pickwicker included stories, poems, essays, photographs and art work by students. Sigma Tau Delta, the English honor .Sf organization, sponsored the Rhetta Scott Garrett creative writing contest in February. This contest consisted of entries in the divisions of poetry, short stories and essays. Two English faculty members, Dr. David Williams, associate professor, and Dr. Dale Priest, assistant professor, were selected in November as officers of special sessions for the fall 1982 meeting of the South Central Modern Language Association. Williams also was appointed as a regional judge for the 1981 National Council of Teachers of English Achieve- ment Awards in Writing Program. The council recommends high school seniors to colleges and universities for admission and financial aid based on performance in competition. This page: left- George Walton responds to a comment by a student,' right - Robert King and Paul Colby prepare to leave a Monday night class. Opposite page: top left - Dale Priest sorts through mail in his officeg top right - After creative writing class, Chris Willerton and Gordon Johnson discuss poetry,' bottom right - The English department facultyp bottom left - Clinton Hurley works on a computer program. Hurley introduced computer technology to the department: middle left - After a writing class, Matt Minson waits for a friend. English Foreign Languages Williams receives Exxon grant It may sound like something you would order in a Mexican restaurant, but it's not. La Tertulia was the ACU Spanish club, which had approximately 15 members who met once a week and listened to Spanish speakers or had Spanish devotionals. La Tertulia and the foreign language department served a dual purpose of teaching students foreign languages and helping foreign students who could not speak English, or had difficulty with the language. "Our specific purpose is to provide a place where students of Spanish and Spanish speakers can get together to share the languagef, said senior Bible major Mike Beggs, La Tertulia president. Beggs also said that the club tried to help students from Guatemala and other students from Spanish-speaking countries adjust to ACU. Besides learning Spanish through the Spanish club, students had the opportunity to learn different languages in language lab. In the language labs students listened to tapes to improve their speaking abilities. The language lab had 128 tape recorders, 20 listening booths and was manned by an instructor at designated times during the week. The chairman of the department, Dr. John H. Williams, taught French, one of the four languages available for study at ACU, and studied French culture and Renaissance French poetry. 148 Foreign Languages Williams received a grant from ACU to work on a book titled, Aux Prises avec des Francais: A Bilingual Culture Assimilator. The book was designed to aid students or travelers in resolving conflicts with the French. Williams submitted the book for publication during the spring semester. Besides working on the publication of his book, Dr. Williams wrote an article for the French Review entitled "Stalking the Perfect Culture Assimilatorf, The article appeared in the April issue. At the end of the fall semester Dr. Williams attended the "Workshop for the Development of Foreign Language and Literature Programs? The workshop met in New York City and was sponsored by the Exxon Foundation and the University of Philadelphia. Williams received a grant from the Ex- xon Foundation and assistance from ACU to attend the four-day convention. He also attended other conventions, in- cluding the national meeting of the American Association of Teachers of French in Cincinnati, the Modern Language Association meeting in New York and the Kentucky Modern Language Conference. Dr. David Dowdey, assistant professor and German teacher, began a new phase in his study of the "Protestant Clergy and the Question of Anti-Semitism in Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth-Century Germanyf, "The study primarily concerns Mose Mendelssohn, a German Jewisl philosopher," Dowdey said. "But I'm als interested in the Protestant clergy and th ideas they were perpetrating during thi era." Dowdey has studied Mendelssohn fo more than four years. He hoped his wor would result in a book within the next tw of three years or possibly some shoi papers published in language journals. Dowdey attended the South-Centrz Modern Language Association meeting i Austin and the meeting of the Lessin Society in Houston. Other professors, Robert Brown, wh taught Portuguese and Spanish, and Tro Mark Jones, who taught Spanish an French, attended the Texas Foreig Language Association Conference in Sa Antonio. This page: bottom left - A recording an book help Shellie Upp improve he Spanish: bottom right - Foreig languages department faculty. Opposiz page: top - In Intermediate French clas Karen Le Croy listens to French dialogui bottom left - Carol Henderson listens 1 a Spanish tape in the language lab,' bo tom right - Lab assistant Sandra Rodr quez inspects the work of Bria McLemore. E i E FRONT ROW - Mark Jones. ROW 2 - David Dowdey, John Williams, Dan Coker, Robert Brown. 5, wg V ,ff Q E . Foreign Languages - 149 Government homp on seeks re-election, Most members of the department of government took a step down at the begin- ning of the spring semester, moving out of offices in the Administration Building and into new ones on the first floor of the Don H. Morris Center. At the same time, the department was stepping out of classrooms and into the real world of government and politics. Notable in this area was the chairman of the department, Dr. Gary Thompson, who was in the middle of his second term as a member of the Texas House of Represen- tatives. In addition to his regular duties in Austin in this capacity, Thompson traveled to Washington, D.C., to hear the State of the Union address and attend a briefing about regional councils of government, represented Texas for the third year in a row at a conference of the Southern Regional Education Board and served as a member of the West Central Texas Coun- cil of Governments. Thompson filed in the spring for re- election to a third term in the House and was opposed by Robert English, who studied under Thompson before graduating from ACU in 1971. English, active in the NAACP, said that Thompson was not representing minorities and other groups in Abilene. In the fall, it appeared for a time that if Thompson ran for re-election, he would face his fellow incumbent and friend Rep. Walter Grubbs. When congressional district boundaries were redrawn by the Legislative Redistricting Board, the two Abilenians found themselves paired in a single district. However, Grubbs moved from his Abilene home to nearby Merkel, which lay in the district represented by Bill Heatly, senior member of the House. Ironically, the new boundary lines left Grubbs with more supporters than Heatly had in District 78. Also active outside the classroom was Ray Inzer, assistant professor of govern- ment, who served as an election judge in the precinct that includes most residents on the ACU Hill, and Mel Hailey, assis- tant professor of government, who was in- volved actively in the local Democratic Party. Hailey coordinated an appreciation lun- cheon for Thompson in October at the l50 Government ,. nf' FRONT ROW - Mel Hailey, Ray lnzer. ROW 2 - Gary Thompson, Robert Williams. nzer serves as election judge Abilene Civic Center. More than 400 peo- ple attended to show their support of the representative. Special guests at the Sl0-a- plate luncheon included U.S. Rep. Charles Stenholm and Texas House Speaker Bill Clayton. Students also had the opportunity for more than lectures and textbook knowledge of government, as they were ex- Opposite page: top - Junior government major Lou Ann Denman takes in an Inter- national Relations lecture by Robert Williamsg bottom - Government faculty members. This page: Inside new govern- ment offices in the Don H. Morris Center, Sharon Robinson, secretary for state Rep. Gary Thompson, watches assistant pro- fessor Mel Hailey. posed to a number of guest speakers who either came specifically to ACU or ap- peared elsewhere in Abilene. Many of these speakers were sponsored by the stu- dent political organizations on campus: the ACU Democratic and the Young Republicans. Young Republican activities included receptions for George Strake, former secretary of state running for lieutenant governor, and U.S. Rep. Jim Collins. The ACU Democrats sponsored a dinner for former U.S. Rep. Omar Burleson and in March conducted a voter registration drive. Several students gained hands-on ex- perience with local government by par- ticipating in the Public Service Internship program. They worked at civil service jobs with the Department of Human Resources, City Hall, West Central Texas Council of Governments, Abilene State School and other local divisions of government. Taking over as director of the Public Service Internships in the spring semester was a new faculty member, Robert Ed- ward Williams. After graduating from ACU in 1980, Williams received his master's degree in 1982 from the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. The assistant professor also taught courses in International Relations and Government and Business. Williams said that teaching alongside two of his former professors - Thompson and Hailey - "took some adjustment." But although it was initially difficult, he said his return to his alma mater as a faculty member was a good experience. 53" 'Q 4 Q 5 Z J Z 2 if"--fi ifikf .W-""""'n"." -f"',:.W---' had 5 N Government I 5 152 - History History APO fund hi torical marker ACU made history this year - in the iteral sense. Monday, Feb. 8, saw the unveiling of the iistorical marker placed on the ACU cam- nus by the Texas State Historical Commission. l And not surprisingly, the ACU history lepartment was instrumental in the place- nent of the marker. History professor lohn Robinson, a member of the Taylor Iounty Historical Commission, was one of he local commission members who work- :d to receive the designation rom the state agency. The marker, funded by the Alpha Phi Jmega fraternity organization, was placed in the west end of the campus in front of he Administration Building on Campus fourt, and read: "This school, formed to rrovide a Christian education for all grade evels, was founded in 1906 by A. B. Bar- for ACU 'his page: bottom left - History depart- tent facultyg bottom right - Sophomore 'ohn Bailey watches an audio-visual bout American history. Opposite page: ap left - Laura Jo Stewart, afreshman rt major, listens carefully to a history 2cture,' top right - Paul Pinson, a ophomore physical education major, fstens attentively to history professor Joe 7paulding's lecture on Western Civiliza- ion,' bottom '- After a U.S. history lec- ure, Dr. Benny Gallaway explains a istoric event to Mary Kay Roberts. ret, an early educator and preacher for the Texas Churches of Christ. It was first call- ed Childers Classical Institute in honor of Col. J .W. Childers, who deeded his homesite at North First and Victoria Streets for use as a campus. Early expan- sion of the institution began in 1912 with the 12-year presidency of Jesse P. Sewell. In 1920 it became Abilene Christian Col- lege and nine years later was moved to new facilities here. The present name was adopted in 1976." Robin Worsham, president of Alpha Phi Omega, was joined in the unveiling ceremony by another ACU historical figure of sorts - Chancellor John C. Stevens. Dr. Stevens, himself an ACU president for 12 years, unveiled other historical plans for the university. In the spring Dr. Stevens announced he planned to continue his interest in history and teach a class in that department in the fall semester of 1982. And while the department gained Stevens as a faculty member, it lost one, too. During the fall semester, Dr. Joe Spaulding announced his retirement effec- tive in May. Spaulding told reporters that after 18 years as a history professor he was "ready to retire and travel, read and preach." Other history professors followed pur- suits outside the classroom as Dr. Benny Gallaway spoke at the monthly Research RONT ROW - Beatrice Speck, Arlie Hoover. ROW 2 - Benny Gallaway, Joe Spaulding, James Burrow, Jhn Robinson. Colloquim in February. Gallaway's topic centered on "Some Grassroots Insights in- to the Civil War: The Paper of Private Soldiers," and was based on research Gallaway did for his book, The Ragged Rebel: A Common Soldier in Parsons' Texas Cavalry. Literary contributions also were made by Dr. Robinson, who published a book titled Living Hard: Southern Americans in the Great Depression. Dr. Beatrice Speck also said many faculty members of the department "read papers and chaired sessions at historical conferences." Student participation was also a part of the history department as Phi Alpha Theta, the international history honor society, inducted several new members. The club also served as hosts at a reception during Homecoming weekend for all former and present members of the cam- pus organization. Black History Month provided history department faculty and students the op- portunity for service, with a month of recognition of the achievements, problems, lifestyles and interests of ACU's black community. History professor Dr. Arlie Hoover and the Student's Association co-sponsored the series of events in February, which includ- ed panel discussions, a film on Martin Luther King and special presentations by notable blacks in the professional world. if .rr ' ., s. L 1 History 153 Music aculty, majors learn b doing Perhaps no academic department prac- ticed learning by doing as much as the music department did. Music department faculty members per- formed, entered contests, composed new works and arranged for other musicians to perform or lecture on campus. Music department majors also per- formed, entered contests and composed new works as well as studying under the departmentls active faculty. The department took its learn-by-doing orientation outside of the school, even out- side ofthe state, with a hymn-writing con- test. Gary Mabry, instructor of music and contest coordinator, announced the contest in late September. By the time the entries were judged in February, more than 190 entries had ar- rived, several more than expected. Entries, which were evaluated without the judges knowing the composers' names, came from 26 states and from as far away as Maryland and Oregon. Yet ironically the contest winner was Abilenian Dr. George Ewing, professor of English. Ewing said he had worked off and on for several years on the lyrics of his win- ning entry, "The Lamb of God." Mabry presented the S100 first-place prize to Ewing at the A Cappella concert Feb. 21, the opening night of Lectureship. The chorus then performed Ewing's work. A Cappella, directed by Milton Pullen, professor of music, also performed other pieces in the Lectureship concert and other concerts throughout the year. The chorus, which the music department promoted as the oldest a cappella chorus in the Southwest, performed on campus in Oc- tober, December and April and toured New Mexico, Colorado and Oklahoma in January. HIS Singers, another touring vocal group, performed their program of This page: Music department faculty members. Opposite page: top left - Melanie Shaner, Brian Hahn and Brian Cade hold their horns at the ready posi- tion,' top right - The A Cappella chorus performs during Lectureship in Cullen Auditorium, bottom A Band directors Ed George and John Whitwell discuss their concert program. 154 Music religious music interspersed with spoken or sung scriptures for several Churches of Christ in the Southwest. The mixed-voice group, directed by Mabry, also went on a two-week tour that included performances at the World's Fair at Knoxville, Tenn., and in Washington, D.C. Two other vocal groups that let students learn by doing were the Concert Chorale and Choralaires. The former, a mixed- voice choir directed by Pullen, was made up of musicians who were less advanced than A Cappella members. The latter traditionally had been a mixed-voice group. But so few men audi- tioned in the fall that Choralaires became an all-female group. However, 15 men joined the group in the spring. Another change in the fall occurred when the Big Purple marching band began using the corps marching style in football halftime shows. The marching style, which was used by drum and bugle corps, brought football fans a showier perfor- mance than the more military style used before. John Whitwell, director of bands and a 1965 ACU graduate, introduced the mar- ching style in the fall when he returned to ACU after teaching music in the Michigan public schools. Whitwell also directed the Symphonic Band, which met at the same time as the Concert Band, directed by Ed George, assistant professor of music. George also directed the Five O'Clock Jazz Ensemble, which participated in the Abilene Cultural Affairs Council series of brown bag concerts. A Four O'Clock ensemble, directed by Mel Witcher, senior music education major, formed to accom- modate growing interest in performing jazz. Students interested in learning about classical works by performing them played with the Symphonic and Concert Bands and the ACU Orchestra. Dr. Ronald Rathbun, professor of music, directed the orchestra in three major symphonies for the groupls December, February and April concerts. Dr. M. L. Daniels, professor of music, also worked with a symphony, but instead of playing one he composed one. The Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra per- formed his work, "Fanfare Symphony" as its opening selection March 30. The professor also published "Prelude and Dance" in the fall and conducted the piece Dec. 16 at the Midwest Band and Orchestra Convention in Chicago. Daniels and George each composed a piece for President William J. Teague's Feb. 20 in- auguration, as did Dr. Sally Reid, depart- ment chairman. Earlier in February faculty and studen Q gathered for a five-day seminar conductf by Elizabeth A. H. Green, emeritus of music at the University Michigan in Ann Arbor. n 1 FRONT ROW - Leon Butts, Ronald Rathbun, Rollie Blondeau, Shirley Dunn. Jane Duncan, Jeannette ford, Jack Boyd. ROW 2 - Martha Tipton, Pauline Dunn, Colleen Blondeau, John Whitwell, Sally Reid George. ROW 3 Y Gary Mabry, M. L. Daniels, Milton Pullen, X' ailey runs, but not for office Their story sounds like a plot from a nostalgic movie. Three college roommates studied together, ate together and laughed together. After four years of school, their graduation day arrived. As they told each other goodbye, they also made plans for a reu- nion - a reunion in a 6.2-mile race. The roommates were Randy Jolley, now a graphic designer in Dallas, Ken Baker, now a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter in Abilene, and Mel Hailey, now an assistant professor of government at ACU. Of the three 1970 graduates of ACU, two were runners. Hailey was not. But Hailey said he decided that a running reunion with his college roommates would be worth the toil of training for the long distance race. So he began his training for the reunion in the Capital 10,000 race in Austin. As the day of the race drew near, Hailey learned that business obligations would keep Jolley from running in the reunion race. Then Hailey heard from Baker who had a case of flu and also would not be able to run. Although the race would not be a reunion, Hailey said he decided his training would not be in vain. He ran the Capital 10,000 alone. Since then Hailey has run in several long-distance races including the 26-mile White Rock Marathon in Dallas. Hailey ran that marathon in 3:09, about one hour and one minute more than tie world record time for the marathon. The government teacher's demeanor as he spoke about running helped convince his listener that he was serious about his sport. And if his words were not enough to show his deep involvement, his runn- ing schedule was. Hailey said he ran 40 miles a week when he was not training for a race and 60 miles a week when he was preparing for one. Hailey also took seriously his work as an assistant professor and was just as excited about the workings of government as he was about running. Hailey left his position as a teacher in the ACU government department in July to become a doctoral student in the Texas Tech University political science depart- ment, where in 1973 he had received his master's degree. Hailey said he would like to focus his research for his doctorate on the presidency and political parties. The ACU graduate said he planned to return to ACU after completing his two-year graduate pro- gram to continue his workin the government depart- ment. Hailey began teaching in the department in 1979 and said he has high aspirations for the depart- ment that was separated from the history depart- ment that same year. One dream he said he has for ACU's government department is the establishment of a travel-study program that would allow students to observe governmental workings on the scene in Austin and Washington, D.C. He said he also would like to see the department establish internship programs in the state and national capitals and programs for students to work in professional political organizations. In addition to studying and teaching about the governmental system, Hailey also has participated in the political process. He managed fellow Democrat Gary Thompson's 1982 primary cam- paign for re-election to the Texas House of Representatives. Thompson won his primary elec- tion in May and did not face a Republican opponent for the November general election. In 1980 Hailey represented Texas at the Democratic national convention. His participation in the convention was quite valuable, Hailey said, because "a lot of the reality of what actually takes place is lost when you study that part of the govern- mental system." Yet despite Hailey's behind-the-scenes involve- ment in the political process, he said he had no aspirations to become an elected official. He was content to confine his running to long-distance races and let others become the officials and bureaucrats he would study and teach about. - Kim Miller and Kelly Deatherage Opposite page: Mel Hailey 156 Faculty Feature Faculty Feature - 157 I , ll l lllll lll l - 1- , , .W W. e N, 158 - College of Natural and Applied Sciences Applied Sciences Perry Reeves, dean .Vf""" ,f"""'. u ' Opposite page: Carlton Ash, a junior chemistry major, adjusts the equipment during an experiment for his lab. This page: top left - Mark Mims and Gwen Richter, freshman pre-engineering majors, work on a math problemg bottom left - Bruce Hopkins, left, a graduate chemistry student, helps Mark Winter, also a graduate chemistry student, assemble a tricycle for Mark's 3-year-old song top right - Two physical education .students work on a gymnastics maneuverg bottom right - A hogfrom the Allen Farm tries to get a closer look at a photographer. College of Natural and Applied Sciences 159 Agriculture Judging team give experience How can one be judged for the way he judges? Members of the livestock judging team could tell you, it happened to them often. The team entered competitions against judging teams from colleges and univer- sities across the nation. The competitions included four categories: sheep, swine, cat- tle and horses. Members of the team examined four animals in each category and rated them according to a set of criteria, placing the best animal first. After making a decision, each team member received two minutes to explain to the officials why he ranked the animals in the order he did. Competitors were judged on how closely their rankings matched that of the officials and how well they explained why they chose that order. Brad Stuart, senior agriculture business major from Roby and former judging team member, emphasized the importance of the competitions. "The judging competitions teach you what to look for in an animal,', he said. "It's probably the most beneficial ex- perience students can have as far as livestock is concerned." The livestock judging team competed in approximately eight meets. The meets were in Louisiana, Colorado, Houston and elsewhere in the South and West. The team received no money from the school to attend the competitions, Stuart 160 Agriculture said. Instead their financial support came from the Block and Bridle Club and the Aggie Club. Stuart, who was president of the Block and Bridle Club, said both clubs supported the judging team by raising money through various joint projects. Among the projects were a fall ham sale and a horse show. "Sometimes, in spite of our support, a team member has to pay for his own lodg- ing and meals," Stuart said, "so the com- petition is something that takes dedication and desire." All students who attended the competi- tions learned to judge livestock in Dr. Ed DuBose's course, Livestock Judging. The class met on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 6 p.m. Students in the class went to area ranches and practiced judging the livestock on the ranches. "We've gone to ranches in Roby, Roscoe, Sweetwater, Clyde, Stamford and several other places that are within an hour's drive of Abilenej' said DuBose. 'Sometimes we will leave for a judging competition a couple of days early and visit ranches or colleges farther away. Before the Houston competition we stopped at Texas A8cM to practice." DuBose has coached livestock judging teams since 1954. He started as ACU's coach 17 years ago. "I guess the reason I really enjoy livestock judging so much is the competition aspect," he said. Besides his teaching duties, DuBose was involved in agricultural research. He wa in the fourth year of a project titlec "Weanling Equine Nutrition: Proteii Levels and Utilization of Urea." Two other professors in the agricultur- department also conducted research. Dr. Francis Churchill studiec "Ecological Relationships with the Blacl Tailed Prairie Dog and the Black-Footee Ferret." Churchillis project was designee to map all the "towns,' of Texas prairil dogs and to locate the almost extinc black-footed ferret. Dr. Ed Brokaw studied the positive rela tionships between thyroid levels in cattl and weight gain in a study titled "The In vestigation of the Predictive Value o Thyroid Indices in the Evaluation of Bee Cattle Performance." This page: left - Junior agriculture ma jor from Ulysses, Kan., Bob Brown put up a saddle after training a two-year-ol. horse,' right - Agriculture departmer faculty. Opposite page: top - A mare an her three-day-old foal at Allen Farm: boi tom left - Sophomore ag-business majc Tom Kyllo and junior animal science mc jor Chuck DuBose watch as senior ag business major Charles Singleton Hlls pig feeding bin,' bottom right - Goo horsemanship is practiced by Pai Neathery, sophomore pre-veterinar medicine major from Dallas, as sl brushes her horse after a training lab. Edwin DuBose, Francis Churchill, Ed Brokaw, Keith Justice. Q-wil F I Q 2 1. fx 4. QW. in 2 if 1., Agriculture - 161 Biology ACU degree onl a first stepg For approximately three-quarters of the students in the biology department, graduation from ACU with a bachelor's degree represented only the first step in their career education. After graduation loomed the continua- tion of studies at medical and other health-science professional schools, where ACU's placement percentage of roughly 60 percent ranked well above the national average. In the fall of 1982, l0 professional health schools accepted 21 current and former students from the newly organized College of Natural and Applied Sciences, said Dr. John Little, biology professor and health professions adviser, who served on the National Committee of Pre-Medical Advisers. Schools that accepted ACU graduates included the University of Texas Medical and Dental Schools, the Baylor Colleges of Medicine and Dentistry, the Medical Schools at the University of Kansas and the University of Tennessee, to name only a few. While the biology department wasn't the only major field in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences to graduate prospective health professionals, the ma- jority of those who applied to pre- professional schools were biology majors. Prospective medical and dental school students were required to take the MCAT fMedical College Admissions Testj or the DAT fDental Admissions Testj, rigorous tests that determined the students' admis- This page: top left -- While working on a graduate project, Dale Smith, pre- physical therapy major, extracts saline with a syringeg top right - Ken Adams, graduate psychology major, removes several hamsters for an experimentg mid- dle - Bean plants grow in a lab for students' experimentsj bottom - Biology department faculty. Opposite page: top - Lab instructor Stephanie Stafford prepares an experiment to present in cell lab,' bottom - As Dr. John Little, pro- fessor of biology, looks on, Dr. Antonio Gotto speaks about moral and ethical pro- blems in medical and biological research. Gotto, chairman of the department of medififte at Bllylvf. C0f1duCl2d G Weekend FRONT Row - John Little, Archie Manis, Gerald Wilson. Row 2 - Kenneth Williams, Clark Stevens seminar in February. ROY Shake- l62 - Biology ealth schools accept 21 tudent sion to the professional programs. While the pre-professional programs were strongly emphasized, the biology department also graduated many general biology majors specializing in various types of research. Dr. Clark Stevens, chairman of the department, estimated that approximately 20 students were employed by the department in research and laboratory work during the school year. Students conducted research under the supervision of various faculty members for presentations of papers and work at scien- tific conventions. Stevens, Dr. Archie Manis, Dr. Gerald Wilson and Luther Winans, assistant pro- fessor, attended the American Society of Microbiology, Texas Chapter, in San An- tonio in October. Winans, who occupied a joint position as a member of the faculty at ACU as well as with the Health Sciences Center in Abilene, presented a paper at the meeting. Other meetings for faculty members in- cluded the Texas Academy of Sciences, which was attended by Dr. Roy Shake and Dr. Ken Williams. The TAS meeting also was attended by Texas biology students, but none from ACU were represented, said Steve Laman, president of the student biology society Beta Beta Beta. Laman, originally vice president of the group, said Tri-Beta's ac- tivities were somewhat hindered in the spring by the loss of the group's first presi- dent, Robert Cole. Laman said Cole had prepared a presentation for the TAS meeting but was unable to attend as he had planned. Other officers for the group for 1981-82 included Faye Armstrong, secretaryg Cathy McCoy, treasurer, Marla Ferguson, historian, and Dr. Manis, adviser. Biology Chemistry ab fire causes 51,000 dama e Brent Kirschner, senior chemistry ma- jor, was studying in the basement of the Foster Science Building at 2:30 a.m. Oct. 16 when he smelled smoke. "At first I thought it was my imagina- tion," he said later. "But the smell just got stronger so I called the campus police. We looked around, but couldn't find anything. The smoke got worse so we called the fire department." Seven fire fighting units responded to the alarm. Firemen searched the smoky basement and ground floor of the science building. The air conditioning system had spread the smoke throughout the building. Firemen and campus police officers opened the door to the lab above the room where Kirschner had been studying, in time to see a gallon jar of formaldehyde catch fire and explode. It was the first chemical affected by the blaze. The source of the fire was a bottle of mineral oil left on a hot plate for an experi- ment being conducted by Ron Thompson, a junior chemistry major from Abilene. Dr. Ben Hutchinson, professor of chemistry and teacher in the lab, said that the mineral oil must have reached its "flash pointl' to start the fire, but that Thompson was not at fault, and the temperature had not been too high or been turned up. The fire caused approximately 51,000 worth of damage to the floor, two cabinets and a vacuum pump. Smoke damaged the entire lab. 164 Chemistry The chemistry department faculty also was active in research and received several grants. Five research projects involved five professors, 13 students and almost Sl50,000 in grants for equipment, scholar- ships and salaries. Concerning the professors who received grants, Dr. Tommy McCord, chairman of the chemistry department, emphasized productivity in researching the projects. "If you arenlt productive then you won't receive grant money," he said. McCord said one way of showing pro- ductivity was to publish reports on research in the various chemistry journals. Ten reports prepared by chemistry faculty members were published in seven different journals. "Dr. Alvie Davis and I began receiving grant money from the Welch Foundation in l962," McCord said. "The department as a whole has received more than one million dollars from the foundation since that time." The Robert A. Welch Foundation made grants of almost Sl30,000 for research done by Dr. McCord and four other professors. "Around 65 percent of the grant money goes to scholarships for students," McCord explained. "Without that money some students couldn't go to school heref, The department also received grants from ACUIS Research Council, totaling 54,250 for research faculty grants and mentation. Money was not the only gift th chemistry department received. The Texa division of the Dow Chemical Co., locate in Freeport, donated a gel permeatio chromatograph to the department. Bill Knight, a research scientist for Doi and graduate of ACU, presented the ir strument to the department. They used th chromatograph to find the molecula weight density of polymers, or plastic: Chemists analyzed the information an predicted how the polymers would perforr in different structures. This page: bottom left - Dr. Perr Reeves spends free time cleaning up a lal a task he says he enjoysg bottom right - The chemistry faculty. Opposite page: to left - F iremen inspect the damage after container of mineral oil ignited an started a jire in a chemistry lab,' top rigl - Kent Cannon, sophomore premed ma jor from Abilene, makes calculations for graph for a research project by Dr. Robei Hanceg middle right - Graduate studer Bruce Hopkins works on an experimen bottom left - Associate professor Joh Bradford takes a call in his ofjiceg bottor right - Carlton Ash, junior chemistr major from Post, does analytical researc as the basis for a paper he presented a Texas Christian University in the spring. Sl5,750 for faculty salary supple- FRONT ROW - Bennett Hutchinson, Alvie Davis, John Bradford, Robert Hance. ROW 2 - Don Lew Tommy McCord, Floyd Dunn, Perry Reeves. I' H, J: W 'H " -al :iw H Q 4 z H WWW ,,.W,, k A Q QQ ,N ,,ff1, , L H V f ff A-,,, ., ,ff ,ff fy E S 11, QL .4 auf Chemistry 165 S Z I Health, Physical Education and Recreation eam jump rope for heart The health, physical education and recreation department leaped into the air with the start ofa jump rope team led by Liz Campbell, physical education instructor. The four-member team performed pro- grams for various elementary, junior high and high schools in the Abilene area to pro- mote jumping rope as an exercise program for the heart in conjunction with the American Heart Association. The team's routine included individual and team tricks, with members using 9-foot and 16-foot ropes for the stunts, Campbell said. Other team members were Susan Amend, a junior from Antlers, Okla.g Beth Owens, a junior from Conroeg and Cindy D, Shaw, ajunior from El Paso. Campbell was a member of a state task force called Jump Rope for Heart and This page: right - A member ofthe Fly- i'ng Cats gymnastic club tucks for a flip during a haU'time show at a home basket- ball game, left A The health, P.E. and recreation department. Opposite page: top - Liz Campbell, instructor of physical education, and Susan Amend, a junior from Antlers, Okla,, demonstrate Jump Rope for Heartg bottom right - Milton Buckelew, a sophomore biology major, prepares to land on the trampoline, bot- tom left W Jean Vanderslice, a junior geology major from Abilene, works out on the uneven bars duringfree time. la YF 1 Q helped organize several jump-a-thons to raise money for the Heart Association. About 200 students participated in a March jump-a-thon in Moody Coliseum, and raised more than S6,000, Campbell said. The P.E. department also was one of four in Texas to join an adaptive physical education program designed to instruct college educators on training students to teach physical education to the physically handicapped. The program was the first of its kind in Texas, said Lynn Luttrell, physical education instructor and ACU's representative to the program. Texas Woman's University in Denton started the program with the aid of a federal grant, and selected ACU, McMurry College, the University of Houston and Lamar College of Beaumont to participate, said Luttrell. The participants attended several weekend workshops at such places as the Abilene State School and the West Texas Rehabilitation Center, where they received practical experience in working with the handicapped. Many teachers who instructed the han- dicapped had training that did not specifically include how to work with the handicapped, Luttrell said. The new pro- gram enabled ACU to expand its cur- riculum and offer more hours in this area of physical education, he said. The adaptive physical education pro- gram wasn't the only new activity for the P.E. department. A new sport, pickle-ball, FRONT ROW - Addie Felts, Dwain Hart, Dickie Hill. ROW 2 - Cleddy Varner, Liz Campbell, Joyce Cur- tis, Lynn Luttrell, Curt Dickson, Ben Zickefoose, Beth McLesky. was taught during the spring semester by Dr. Joyce Curtis, physical education professor. Pickle-ball was developed about five years ago in the California and Washington areas. The game is played on a badminton court and can be played singles or doubles. Players used plywood rackets, about the size of racquetball rackets, and a badminton net, lowered to 36 inches above the ground. The new sport had the same point system for scoring as badminton. The ball, about 3 inches in diameter, was similar to a whiffle ball and moved slower than a tennis ball. Although pickle-ball was a medium-speed game, it provided a good workout, Curtis said. The speed of the game made pickle-ball easy to learn, she added. Another course that attracted fitness- minded students was the Aerobics class taught by Dr. Curt Dickson, associate pro- fessor of physical education. Aerobics was basically a running, walk- ing exercise class. Members of the class learned such things as clothing selection, running safety, running areas, running mechanics and distances. The text for the class was Dr. Kenneth Cooper's The Aerobics Way, which described a program with a point system for exercises that stimulate heart and lung activity, such as running, swimming, cycl- ing and jumping rope. Class participants were expected to run at least one mile dur- ing each session. Health, P.E. and Recreation Industrial Education Student help victim of mid- ctober flood "It was amazing. The students worked all day for a week, and still came back at night to stay caught up in their classes,', said Jerry Drennan, professor of industrial education, describing the actions of the in- dustrial education students when flood waters swept through part of Abilene in October. During the flood, most of the students helped Martha Mosier, associate professor of business education and the widow of the late Bert Mosier, a former industrial education professor. Mosier, who had served as head of the industrial education department from 1965 until 1967, died July 2, 1981. Because the Mosier home was filled with water during the flood, Drennan and Bill Nabers and Louis Vesel, two new full-time industrial education instructors, organized student volunteer work for the Mosier home. The instructors took in- dustrial education classes from ACU to help Mrs. Mosier move things out of her house and dry and clean the house. Drennan said Mrs. Mosier's house was crowded with students helping, so other students assisted several elderly people on the block who had no one to help them. They put on dirty clothes and old shoes and shoveled mud, hauled trash, moved furniture, washed and cleaned, Drennan said. "Our students didn't seem to mind," said Nabers. "It was hard work but they knew they were helping somebody and en- joyed the feeling." Service projects were nothing new to the industrial education department, which had 85 majors enrolled this year. It spon- sored the Eta chapter of Sigma Tau Ep- silon, a national organization for students in the related fields of science, technology and education. The Eta chapter sponsored a tour during the fall through the General Dynamics plant in Fort Worth and the General Motors plant in Arlington. The tour was planned to help students appreciate the im- portance of technology in an industrial economy. The club also sponsored the West Cen- tral Texas Industrial Arts Regional Youth Conference in the spring. The conference 168 Industrial Education attracted students from 26 counties to compete in University Interscholastic League contests. This regional conference is the oldest in Texas. Drennan said the students organ- ized the conference and worked with the high school students while they were on the campus. Outstanding service awards were presented during Homecoming by Sigma Tau Epsilon to ACU alumni Dr. William H. Dennis, professor of industrial technology and education at Northwestern State University of Louisiana, and David L. Woods, gas field measurement engineer for the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. The organization selected Cleve Cullers of Abilene to receive honorary member- ship into the Eta chapter. Cullers was the president of his own property tax service and specialized in serving energy com- panies and oil operators. He was also a member of the ACU Advisory Board. Nine members of Sigma Tau Epsilon at- tended the Texas Industrial Arts Associa- tion statewide conference in February at Texas ASLM University, and three from ACU were honored. The Outstanding Student Award was given to Suzannah Graham, a senior from Kingwood. Paul Gacke, a graduate student from Abilene, was named to Who's Who in Industrial Education. James Payne, one of three part-time in- structors hired this year, was given an award for 41 years of teaching experience, 25 of which were in the Abilene community. This page: top - Instructor Bill Nabers drills a hole for a hinge on a barbecue grill: middle - Stephen Brittain, presi- dent of Sigma Tau Epsilon, assembles decorative magnets that the club sold to Lectureship visitorsg bottom - After casting a solid brass putter, Mitchell Niles inspects the shaft. Opposite page: top - With the oversight of Dr. Jerry Drennan, chairman ofthe department, Il- eana Elizabeth Franco Hnishes a drafting problemg bottom right - Drafting technology major Margaret Blavo works on a project in one ofher major classes. ff l W K 1 """l' ,n , Hz Am., 1 'NN erry Drennan, Louls Vesel, James Payne, Blll Nabers. Industrial Education -H 169 MathfComputer Science ACM programming team The computer age is here. In businesses of all kinds and in many homes, computers are as commonplace as Monday Night Football. When the expertise necessary to operate computers was combined with the American spirit of competition, the next logical step was computer programming as a sport. Yes, computer programming entered the nation's sports arena. And yes, ACU hada team. ACU's Association for Computing Machinery programming team won the ACM South-Central Regional Programm- ing Contest in Arlington. The four- member team then advanced to the na- tional competition in Indianapolis at ACM's annual winter meeting. However, the team failed to place at nationals. Cary Gray, team captain and senior math major from Abilene, explained how computer programming teams competed. "Each team is given six problems to solve by programming with FORTRAN," he said. "The objective is to solve as many of the problems as possible within the time limit. The team to solve the most problems in the shortest time is the winner." Computer programming may not have seemed like a strenuous sport to some, but Gray said the competition was intense. "It's funny when the competitors are serv- ed lunch at the terminalsg sometimes nobody will stop to eat.', The meets usually lasted about four hours, he said. Competition in those four-hour meets usually was of very high caliber, Gray said. Before 1977 ACU had to compete in Divi- sion II of the ACM competition because the school had no graduate program it computer science. In 1977 the rules were changed an- schools were allowed to compete i whichever division schools thought woul- be the most competitive for their teams ACU immediately transferred to Divisio I and has placed in either regional or na tional meets since 1975. Preparing for a meet against such tougl This page: bottom - Bob Johnsor freshmanfrom Lubbock, takes notes in B Green's math class. Opposite page: top - Stacy Brecheen talks to her math instruc tor, Carol Williams, after a test,' bottor left - Mathematics and computer scienc faculty membersg bottom right - In FORTRAN lab Marty Pyle works on program. www, N ,iv-W ani' 170 MathfComputer Science advances to national meet ,. .. A FRONT ROW - William Poucher, Carol Williams, S. E. McReynolds. ROW 2 - David Hughes, Ken Hines, Gene Evans. ROW 3 - Mark Riggs, James Bradford, Bo Green. competition was not easy. L'There's not a lot we can do," said Gray. "Of course if we knew what the problems were going to be, it would help. Mainly we just learn from our computer courses. Also, several of the team members have jobs as pro-grammersf' The interest in computer programming competition indicated the interest in the entire computer science field. Recognizing that interest, plans were made in the spring for computer science to be sep- arated from the math department June 1. Dr. Perry Reeves, dean of the College of Natural and Applied Sciences, said, "Computer science is such a rapidly- advancing discipline we felt it should have a department of its own." Also, a B.S. degree in applied mathematics was approved to keep pace with the thrust toward practical applica- tion of math in the business world. Dr. David Hughes, chairman of the mathematics department, said the degree would "give our students a little more flex- ibility in their specific programs and better prepare them forjob opportunities." A B.S. in computer science, with an em- phasis in general computing systems, soft- ware or scientific computing, was approv- ed to replace the general computer science degree. Reeves said the change would allow students to tailor their degrees to the field they wanted to enter. Math X Computer Science Physics vey goes He wasn't an actor, but he was known for dressing up like Galileo. He wasn't an astronaut, but he used to build rockets with students and fire them off from the parking lot. He wasn't a pioneer, but he sometimes led small caravans to Callahan County and spent the night observing stars. He wasn't a former assistant coach to the Dallas Cowboys, but he organized touch football games between his astronomy class and anyone who would play them. He was Dr. Charles Ivey, chair- man of the physics department for IO years. Ivey resigned his post to further his career in research and development ap- plications in industry by taking a vice presidential position with La.Iet Geophysical, an Abilene based oil firm. Ivey said leaving teaching was one of the hardest decisions he had ever made but L.V: - L..k: iiiiii e . - .X - f,3f,,s..s, -sl' ses to ork in indu tr that it was time for him to move on and let the physics department try some new ideas. When Ivey came to ACU I2 years ago, his goal was to establish a physics program and department. He did so with the help of Dr. Edward Brown, Dean Emeritus Walter H. Adams, and Dr. B. J. Humble. Besides being head of the department, Ivey taught a non-majors astronomy class. Almost every semester he would come to one of his astronomy classes dressed as Galileo and tell of the Ita1ian's life as though it were his own. Before leaving ACU in December, Ivey already had begun plans to enlarge the physics department to include a degree in engineering geology. Dr. Paul Schulze, who had served in the physics department for ll years, took Ivey's place as chairman. Schulze said he planned no dramatic changes in thi department, but would continue thi development of a geology degree. An increased demand for geologist came from the private business sector ii this area, primarily the oil business. Mucl of the funding to set up the new degree hat come from that same sector, Schulze said. Schulze said that if a freshman came t- ACU in the fall of 1982 he could graduat with a geology degree in four years. The physics department expanded it research efforts as well as its degre offerings. Dr. Mike Sadler, assistant professor o physics, Mark Tate and Mike Ballard seniors, and Steve Shaffer, junior, dit analysis work at Los Alamos Nationa Laboratory. Sadler said their work wa believed to be the most accurate data to b found on pion-nucleon reactions. sf ff X 1 5-' 172 Physics ""'hs., Schulze fills chairman' role I vw 25" is ,I JN.. ir -...ff FRONT ROW - Michael Sadler. ROW 2 - Paul Morris, Paul Schulze, Charles Felix. Pion-nucleon reactions involve the ex- change of particles, or pions, between com- ponents of the nuclei of atoms. The resulting nuclear force is the strongest in nature and the force that keeps nuclei together. Shaffer said the "on hands" experience was the most practical part of the research for the students, but there were other benefits also. "A research team from UCLA was doing research the same time we were," Shaffer said. "And it was an ex- cellent opportunity to make contacts for graduate school. We were the only undergraduate students doing research at the facility." Ballard said he was impressed with the abundance of high technology machinery in the government-funded lab, including three-dimensional monitors and data- acquisition systems. "It makes you feel somewhat important to get to work in a place like that," Ballard said. "Then too, it makes you feel dumb with all this equip- ment around, and you realize what you donit know." This page: top - Richard McDuff and Larry Laengrich calculate factors during an electronics classy bottom left - Physics department faculty membersg bot- tom right - Paul Coffey, sophomore physics major, concentrates on a lab assignment. Opposite page: Mark Mims and Gwen Richter work together in an electronics lab. nr' Physics 173 ance enjoys teaching, ACU's sense of communit When confronted with a question about why he prefers ACU to other institutions where he has taught, Dr. Robert Hance, professor of chemistry, did not hesitate to answer. "There are three main factors -the students, the fellow faculty and the CChristianD purpose of the school," Hance replied. Dr. Hance, known to most as "Cotton," has been with ACU since 1970. He has stayed because he had a preference for, and a commitment to, ACU's Christian perspective that he said overshadows and permeates the academic purpose. "There's a sense of communityf, Hance observed. ACU students donit have uthat selfish, looking out for No. I" attitude, he explained. "They're nice people." ACU chemistry faculty members are also superior to those at other institutions, he said. "They,re as neat a group of men as you can work with. Very considerate, helpful and understanding. There's a sense of mutual help rather than competitionf' Dr. Hance was dedicated to education and en- joyed teaching. And he said the university lifestyle afforded him opportunities that industry could not. "I like new startsf' he said of the opportunity to begin each semester anew, with new students. "If a semester isnit going well, you know it will soon be over." He also said he appreciated the freedom of mak- ing his own research decisions. "In industry," Hance said, "there is a pressure that preselects what pro- blem is to be researched - there is no freedom of choice." In talking about his research endeavors, he was modest about taking all the credit for his ac- complishments. He pointed to a picture in his office of a man in a white lab coat standing in front of some electronic equipment. "That,s Isidore Amdurf' he said, giving Amdur credit for the assistance he gave Hance during his research as a graduate student. He ran his finger down a long list of publications. "These are some of the things I've had published. And the important thing to note is how many other names are on heref, he explained, indicating that research is not a one-man job. He pointed to the names on the covers of some of his publications. "You can't tell the PHD's from the undergraduates. That's what's so great," he said. "If you work on something, your name goes on it. That's the policy heref, Hance was sold on the helpful, understanding at- titude of ACU faculty and his attitude reflected those same characteristics. Trying to explain in layman's terms his research project for 1982 involving the catalytic activity of the element rhenium, he struggled for simple terms with which to explain it more clearly. "It falls within the area of surface chemistry," he said. "And it deals with various electron spec- troscopic techniques." Unsatisfied at his attempt to explain, he ran into another room and returned with a 16-page research proposal detailing the project. After a brief explana- tion of the proposal, he asked Eric Hardegree, a graduate student of chemistry, to explain the techni- que and show the equipment used in the research. Hardegree said, "He's very willing to answer questions." As a teacher, Hardegree said Hance was thorough as well as interesting. "His tests are difficult, but informative," he said. "You learn from themf, "Dr, Hance has a good sense of humor and the helpful attitude that he finds so unique in his col- leagues," he said. W Lucy Hererra Opposite page: Dr. Robert L. Hance 174 Faculty Feature ,M , Hg L-I H , ' Faculty Feature - 175 Col - '- I76 5 College of Professional Studies S dies C. G. Gray, dean As J , nil on XL ke: 1. wx " X Q ' A Qs: Opposite page: Dr. Ed Headrick, chair- man of the psychology department, visits with Cathy Martin, a senior, and John Beyer, a sophomore. This page: top left - Johanna McGilvray draws house plans in Housing and Home Furnishings classy bottom lej? - Barbie Shelton, a senior, and Scott Russell, a junior, listen to a discussion about the mass communication banquet, top right - Bill Culp, associate professor of social work, listens to a stu- dent,' bottom right - Instructor Judy Reeves helps Dena Sutphen work on a project in Sewing for Non-majors. College of Professional Studies 177 Communication rama productions increase More this year than ever before, a number of ACU students were pretending to be something they weren't. The increase in false pretenses was the result of an increase in drama productions, which more than doubled. Seven productions were staged, as com- pared to the three usually performed in years past - the Homecoming musical, a comedy Dinner Theatre and a classic play. One reason for the expansion was the formation of the Repertory Company, said Lewis Fulks, director of the drama divi- sion. The Repertory Company established a core group of actors committed to theater at ACU. Twenty-eight ACU students, as well as 33 faculty members, alumni and individuals from the Abilene community, joined the Repertory Company. In forming the Repertory Company, said Fulks, "we said to our audience that this theater belongs not only to the present generation but to older generations as well." He stressed that this did not take ac- ting parts away from students but actually created more because of the increase in the number of productions. Besides the increase in drama produc- tions, the communication department ex- perienced a number of changes in faculty during the year. Dr. Ed Enzor, chairman of the com- munication department, announced that he would take a two-year leave of absence. He requested the leave so that he might . 5- A ,ww ,EN . W ,.,,, ,,.V V, . ...W yyri it ,,, ,,, 'T X 178 Communication work with a family business, Enzor Travel Service, which operated six offices in the Washington, D.C., and Nashville, Tenn., area. Enzor had served as chairman of the communication department since June 1980. Dr. Carley Dodd joined the communica- tion faculty as associate professor and director of the oral communication division. Four other faculty members also were added to the mass communication division. Dave Spiceland, assistant professor, directed the broadcast news sequence and served as adviser for KACU, the campus radio station. Cindy Stocking, instructor, taught courses in news, feature writing and copy editing. She also was the adviser for the Prickly Pear yearbook. Dana Robinson, assistant instructor, taught courses in news, magazine produc- tion and advertising. A part-time instructor, Merlin Mann, taught secondary journalism. Besides his work at ACU, Mann also was yearbook and newspaper adviser for Abilene Chris- tian High School. Academic offerings increased with the addition of the religious communication master's degree. The interdepartmental degree required 18 hours of Bible and 18 hours of communication courses. The degree plan required majors to select a communication specialization in television-radio, organizational com- munication, journalism or preaching. For the second year, an ACU studen won a national editorial writing contes sponsored by the Laymenis National Biblt Committee. Robin Ward, senior fron Abilene, won the contest with her editorial "A Better Chance for a Better Life: Thi Bible." This page: left - Checking records fo. their position on the charts is Jeff P. Slat ton, a senior radio-television major fron New Orleans, La., and music director fo. KACIL' right - The communicatioi department faculty. Opposite page: toj len - Dr. B.E. Davis presents Dr. ant Mrs. Fred Barton with a special awan recognizing them for their support of th. Mass Communication Evangelism Sym posium,' top right - Trying to meet ai Optimist deadline are Kim Miller, Ken Barnett, Jodie Brecheen, Tammy Fielde and Linde Thompson,' bottom left - Ii the Repertory Company production Q "The Lark," Elizabeth Sexton Mann senior drama major from Abilene, por trays Joan of Arc, and Curtis Tate, junio history major from Hermleigh, portray. the Promoterg middle right - Dr. Charle Marler, professor of communication listens to student media leaders at an SP., meeting: bottom right - Speech, Hearin, and Language Club members Elizabett Day and Debbie Thedford practice car diopulmonary resuscitation on a dumm, while DeRinda Hogue observes. FRONT ROW - Jon Ashby, D'Lyla Kirby, Jayne Whitaker, Cindy Stocking, Dana Robinson, Dutch Ho gatt, Charles Marler. ROW 2 - Ed Enzor, Carley Dodd, B.E. Davis, Ted Starnes, Joe Cardot, Ron Pric Dave Spiceland. I Communication M- 179 Education Department joins computer age, receives S-80 models Computers are commonly used for in- struction in universities, high schools and even elementary schools. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that in February the education department ob- tained 14 mini-computers for its use. The computers, TRS-80 Model l's, were given to the university by the Tandy Corp., parent company of Radio Shack, with the provision that all education majors graduating from ACU be trained on them, said Dr. C.G. Gray, dean of the College of Business and Professional Studies. Tandy's loan of the computers could be renewed each year, said Dr. Juanita Av- inger, professor of education. She said the department was very pleased with the agreement for the use of the computers, which was worked out by Gray. The education department would not have been able to afford computers without such an arrangement, Dr. Avinger said. Computer-assisted instruction utilizing the new mini-computers included practice and drills in mathematics, reading and simulation exercises. Also, a day-long workshop in the sum- mer gave public school teachers and grauate students a chance to familiarize themselves with the computers. l80 Education Dr. Avinger said that in the Abilene area all of the elementary and secondary schools used computers for instruction, in- cluding Abilene Christian High School and Elementary School, which had two computers each. In addition to working to give education majors experience with all of the latest teaching tools, ACU helped potential teachers locate jobs. A job fair in March attracted personnel directors from 22 public school districts in Texas. They con- ducted interviews and gave students infor- mation about salaries and job opportunities. , Clint Howeth, director of placement, said, "There is a real need for teachers in the state of Texas. And with this job fair the students will not have to travel all over the state to find a job." Howeth said the job fair gave graduating seniors a head start in job hunting. A few changes were made in the educa- tion faculty during the year. Pam Money joined the department as a part-time in- structor and supervisor of student teachers. And Dr. Orval Filbeck retired at the end of the school year after 37 years with ACU, including 14 as chairman of the education department. Filbeck's colleague, professor Harold Wilkinson, called F ilbeck "one of the most dedicated faculty members ACU has ever had." A surprise dinner in Filbeckls honor was given in March. In October six members of the education faculty attended the Annual Conference ol Teachers in Dallas sponsored by the Texas Education Agency. Dr. Chantrey Fritts, chairman of the department, served on a conference panel for chairmen of educa- tion departments. Also, Fritts, Dr. Herschel Avinger, pro- fessor, and Dr. Dale Tacker, associate pro- fessor, helped lead round-table discussion groups among professors and public school administrators and teachers. This page: left - Dr. Joe Marshall, pro- fessor of education, listens to discussion at a student teaching seminarg right - The education department faculty. Op- posite page: top left - Judy Sims, a home economics education major from Loveland, Colo., creates a poster to use during student teachingg top right - Lisa Watson, a senior from Fort Stockton, discusses scheduling with one of her teachers: bottom - Laurie Harrell and Xanya Hargrove talk with Waunette Shaver, assistant professor of education, aher a student teaching seminar. FRONT ROW - Juanita Avinger, Jerilyn Pfeifer, Jean Marsh, Waunette Shaver, Pam Money, Jane Coates. ROW 2 - Ed Coates, W.H. Avinger, Harold Wilkinson, Joe Marshall, Orval Filbeck, Chantrey Fritts, Dale Tacker. ROW 3 - C.G. Gray, Ed Kirk, Eugene Findley, Kelly Hamby. Al ...Q .em 1' 3 I an Education N- 181 f WJ :':'1 ' mfg" if 44 X Map - X Wg W4 W--Q, 1 I - K ww," RM ,fia W bn... 182 - Home Economics w 0 Home Economies 40 major in interior design The traditional picture of the starry- :yed fiancee or the blushing bride taking home economics courses so she may be a better wife and mother is a picture that is fading fast, said Dr. Donice Kelly, chair- man ofthe home economics department. Instead, most ACU home ec majors :hose the discipline to prepare for a career, Kelly said. She attributed the emphasis on career partly to economic necessity. "Students some out of high school having been pretty well alerted to the fact that families will iced two incomes," she said. Home ec majors could choose a degree, ind thus a career, in fashion merchandis- ng, home economics education, interior iesign, or foods, nutrition and dietetics. Interior design, which combined This page: right - Janalee Smith, sophomore home economics major, serves nies prepared by class membersg left - Home economics department faculty. Op- 7osite page: top - At the end ofa cooking rlass, Laura Smith, Johnna West, Sandra Tetrault and Carla Thomas evaluate each Jther's pies,' bottom left - Kristie Jobe, 'unior psychology major, whips ingre- iients during Food Selection and Prepara- 'ion,' bottom right - In Housing and Home Furnishing, Vickey Villanueva, sophomore home economics major, works Jn a house plan. courses from art, industrial education, and home ec, was added this year. Kelly said about 40 students majored in the program. Also new were two courses for students who were not majoring in home ec. In- dependent Living, taught by Pat Varner, was created to help students who lived in apartments for the first time. Gail Crabtree, a senior accounting ma- jor, said she took Independent Living thinking "it might be a blow-off class, but I really learned a lot." She said she benefitted most from the sections on plan- ning a household budget and renting apartments. Gail also took Clothing for Non-majors, a new course taught by Judy Reeves, part- time instructor. About 35 women took the clothing class. "I loved the class," said Carla Ander- son, junior elementary education major. "I went in there and did not know a thing about sewing. Now I feel like I could put something togetherf' Although the classes were designed for non-majors, Kelly said, "everyone can benefit from these courses that cover the daily life things . . .. If we can approach these things with a little more information and knowledge, the better off we are." Kelly also said the department wanted to dispel the image that the discipline was "just cooking and sewing." She explained that home ec involves information from psychology, sociology, biology, chemistry and art, and puts that information together "into one synthesized area and looks at the TRONT ROW - Pat Varner, Judy Reeves, Wanda Montgomery, Lynette Vance. ROW 2 - Marianna lasco, Linda Endsley, Donice Kelly, Debra Hicks, Loreta Kelley. person and the family as a whole. Kay Williams, senior home ec education major, echoed Kelly's philosophy. "Home economics is not just stichin' and stewin,," Kay said, "So many people think itis an easy major, "but it's notf, The senior, who served as president of Sigma Tau Alpha, home ec club, said she was very proud of home ec majors. "They want to increase hope and decrease pover- ty, increase happiness and decrease all the negative things in our world," she explained. Kay finished her term as treasurer of the Texas Home Economics Student Section of the state home economics association in November. Also in November she received the Texas Home Economist of the Year award. Since 1975 at least one ACU home ec major has been elected to a THESS office. Kim Adams, a sophomore from Topeka, Kan., continued that tradition when she was chosen to run for a national office in July. The department's biggest weakness, Kelly said, was the lack of research done by faculty members. "We need desperately to be involved in more,', she said. Although Kelly focused on problems in the department, Jeanette Sessions, junior fashion merchandising major from Yakima, Wash., emphasized the profes- sionalism she found after transferring here. She said she found more emphasis on business and career training and less "Suzy Homemaker stuff." fn. Home Economics 8 3 Psychology Senior pr Much of psychology majors' classroom learning and out-of-class study found a practical application in students' special projects. A special project was required of every senior psychology major. A project involved l50 hours of work in a mental health field, a written record of activities and observations, and a 35-page report. "It gives students the opportunity to work with people and determine whether they want to pursue a career in a certain field of psychology," said Dr. Luther Marsh, professor of psychology and coor- dinator of seniors' special projects. Students who did a senior project had a variety of mental health facilities in the Abilene area where they could work. The students worked as assistants andfor observers. Sometimes they were paid for their workg sometimes they were not. "Fortunately, I got paid," said Kent Mercer, a graduate student now living in Abilene. He worked at the Abilene Youth Center, a residential facility for emotional- ly disturbed adolescent boys. Mercer spent some time in direct obser- vation, but he also worked closely with residents of the facility. "A treatment team would study a certain person's pro- blems and make suggestions for treatments. I would then implement their suggestions," he said. "The whole ex- perience was quite rewarding." if 184 Psychology ojects appl tudies Mercer said his experiences helped him decide to do graduate work. "We spend so much time in the classroom with theory and so little in ap- plication," Mercer said. "The primary benefit from my senior project was ac- quainting me with the real world." Marybeth Perkins, a secondary psychology major from Dallas, dealt with a slightly smaller world when she did her senior project at the Rainbow School of the University Church of Christ. "Freud said your personality is determined by the time you are five years old. I began to see some truth in that as I observed and worked with the children," she said. The Rainbow School personnel taught children from 6 months to kindergarten age. Perkins said she was able to get a good idea of what most of the children, especial- ly the older children, would be like later in life by watching their interactions. "I could tell what children would pro- bably be outgoing and which ones would be the clowns, and I could spot the more reserved children, too," she said. "lt was also interesting to watch when the parents came to pick up their children. The in- teraction between the kids and their parents - most of the time, the mother - gave me a lot of insight to the child's personality." Perkins said her special project served its purpose, which was "to help you decide . , .... ,-..,.az-.r-aan if you really want to do what you've been studying to do for the last three years. Well, I still want to work with children? Dr. Clyde Austin, former special pro- jects coordinator, continued his research on the reverse culture shock of mis- sionaries who return from foreign fields. He presented reports on his work at the 25th annual Bible Lectureship at North- eastern Christian Junior College in Villanova, Pa., Michigan Christian Col- lege's Institute for International Studies and the seventh annual Mission Teacher's Workshop in Dallas. Marsh, special projects coordinator, at- tended the annual American Psychological Association Pre-Convention Workshop in Los Angeles, part of the APA's 89th an- nual convention. This page: left - Business computer science majors Tim Dods and Greg Guyer concentrate on a test in Mental Health, right - Psychology department faculty members. Opposite page: top - Billy Van Jones uses an overhead projector in one oj his psychology classesg bottom left - Stu- dent secretary Cathy Martin gives Dr. Ea' Headrick his messages as John Beyer looks on,' bottom right - In a Human Development class meeting, junior psychology major Reg Cox listens to a lecture. z-in-su-1 21' ' H- W - K-' Q i VL. t Q ..Vi i k,f'75f3f.a 235 4 avg? .. X f"'x ., L. -f m 'S i1 'f l FRONT ROW - Billy Van Jones, Robert Sturgeon, Charles Rudolph, Edwin Headrick. ROW 2 v Marsh, Ray Whiteside, Ina Green, Clyde Austin, Norris Campbell. Psychology - 185 if v . . A K v 1, RQ 1,3755 S555 fi .if Q 5 - viii! -A I-SP" far. Nj'-fx If ' iff 12555 a f' .Q A ' ' N' , 1 in ,-.,,nn1"' m,,,.,..,.--f 186 Social WorkfSociology 'Q fig tu1'n.. 1 Q., I Q. ,W , ...afm',k+, fn W H ..,x"-.aw-Q. Till ,MMM N-'Q-wM....,,w,,,,,,M-awww ..W.,,,-'N-..,.,,,Qq 'N-Q.,.,.MWNh O. M . A W ,A - """"""W+-MN-1.....W,.m ,W N, My .mmm ,Wvf 'hi 'lug as 0.5 'F FRONT ROW - Paul Maiden, Rollo Tinkler. ROW 2 - Bill Culp, Coy Pulla Social WorkfSociology Student visit nationis capital i Sixteen students in the social work epartment went to Washington, D.C., uring spring break. Paul Maiden, assis- int professor of social work, proposed and romoted the trip. Maiden, faculty sponsor of the Social Vork Club, said that when the club was lanning activities he tried to think of something different? Maiden had worked in Washington for ie Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Ser- ices before coming to ACU. He spent ap- roximately one year with each agency, nd his experiences in Washington during nat time gave him the idea for the trip, he aid. "I thought it would be interesting to how the students the political process in ction. I wanted them to get some idea of 'his page: left - In Field II, senior Karen ollier and senior Rand E. Morgan listen 1 a discussion on social work internshipsg 'ght - Students discuss their ex- eriences in a job placement seminar as enior Tammy Sutter and senior Dee Dee 'ull listen. Opposite page: top - Elaine Iartin takes notes, while junior Cindy fart listens in Social Problemsg bottom y't - Substitutingfor Coy Pullara, Paul laiden directs the discussion in Field II,' ottom right - Social workfsociology 'epartment faculty. the policies, procedures and bureaucracy of the government, and how they effect social services on a local level," he said. During the week in Washington the students attended a conference sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services. The topic dealt with how local agencies are affected by federal agency regulation and President Reagan's new federalism. They also attended sessions of the House of Representatives and the Senate, and toured the White House, the FBI building and many of the capital's monuments. Maiden said U.S. Rep. Charles Stenholm arranged a number of the group's activities, including the White House tour and attendance at the House session. Sen. John Tower secured passes for the group's attendance at the Senate session, Maiden said. Students from the social work depart- ment also were involved in projects closer to home. Seven students enrolled in the Social Work Practice 1 class screened needy families in the Abilene area for the Goodfellows, annual Christmas project. The students worked in pairs, visiting families whose names had been sent to Goodfellows and compiling reports about the families. Each pair interviewed 12-16 Abilene families, using a set of guidelines so that the information they gathered would be uniform. Goodfellows gave toys, clothing and food to needy families in the Abilene area. The donations they received to fund the annual project restricted the number of families they could assist, so the screening by social work students made sure the most needy families were served. Bill Culp, associate professor and teacher of the class, said ACU became in- volved in the program three years ago when the Volunteer Clearing House called him. Practice 1, a junior level class, provided many students with their first "hands oni' experience in social work, Culp said. "Most of the students make their first ac- tual contacts with families and agencies in the community through the Practice 1 class," he said. Students in 'Social Work Practice 1 assisted other agencies, including Big Brothersf Big Sisters, the West Texas Rehabilitation Center and Abilene State School, Culp said. The department also continued to seek accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education. In the fall, the council notified Culp, who also was program direc- tor of the department, that a two-member team would come to ACU during the spring semester to do an in-depth research of the department. Accreditation by the council would allow ACU social work graduates to delete 30 hours from a 60-hour master's degree program in schools with advanced standing. Social Workf Sociology 187 Library ihrarian finish CCLI volume Some students thought of the library as a refuge or a place to visit with friends, but the library was far more. Special collec- tions, exhibits and personal work with students kept the librarians busy. One of the most important projects the librarians were involved in was compiling the third volume of the Christian College Librarians Index LCCLIJ, which indexes books and periodicals from Christian colleges. Marsha Harper, co-editor of the CCLI, said the librarians completed the volume for the Christian College Librarians Con- ference that took place during ACU's Na- tional Christian Education Conference in the summer. The index listed articles from 22 periodicals plus numerous books. Five ACU Lectureship books were listed in the index and the library staff planned to con- tinue to include all Lectureship books in the future. The librarians were in their seventh year of indexing for the CCLI, but only two three-year volumes had been published. information was compiled by ACU librarians and also by librarians from other Christian schools, including Oklahoma Christian College, Harding University and Pepperdine. The data was compiled in the computer center. Harper said they hoped to acquire a separate computer and printer to be used exclusively by the library for the index. The special exhibits displayed monthly were another important aspect of the library, Harper said. The exhibits included a display of NASA materials on Saturng a special ex- 9 hibit on "The Gold of El Dorado," ir cluding displays and programs featurin slides and filmsg a small Christmas displaj an exhibit of origami by Simon Chow, black history exhibit, a special Lectureshi exhibit on the history of missions worl wood carvings by R.L. Robertsg and special exhibit on "The Making of Book," including programs and exhibits. Harper said decisions on which exhibit will be shown are based on availability c the exhibit, cost to rent the exhibit and stt dent interest in the exhibit. The best source for exhibits was th Texas Humanities Resource Cente' located at the University of Texas at Ai lington, Harper said. However, "The Making of a Book" en hibit was rented from the Institute of Tex an Cultures in San Antonio. l Library brin p l at" ts, -i 2' , x :lt 4 i Q X lONT ROW f Bonnie Walker, Callie Faye Milliken, Kathryn Taylor. ROW 2 Kenneth Roach, Marsha 1rper,Delno Roberts, R.L. Roberts. s ecial monthly exhibit A new feature ofthe library, which re- mained unseen but aided in archive storage, was a set of compact shelving. Head librarian Kenneth Roach said the shelving more than doubled the library's archive capacity. The shelving consisted of roll-out units that saved space and eliminated the need for building expansion. Records stored in these units included the oral history collection of the late Lawrence Smith, former treasurer of ACU, papers of past university presidentsg the Herald of Truth archivesg and other ar- chival materials. The archives were not available to everyone, but were used for research through special arrangements with the librarians. This page: top f Taking advantage ofa szyft chair, David Collins, senior English major, relaxes as he readsj bottom left f The libraryfaeultyg bottom right - e Keith Wilson, a junior Bible major, prepares a paper for Thessalonians class. Opposite page: Kelly Roberts, junior aeeounting major from Hobbs, N.M.,' Doug Brown, sophomore Bible major from Houstong and Laurie Goldman, freshman premea' teehnologl' major from Hobbs, NM., en- joy the eomaraderie of studying together in the library. Library Children's literature -- not for children onl "Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. Jack fell down and broke his crown, and Jill came tumbling after." Nursery rhymes, nonsense verses, poetry and limericks were not the usual subjects discussed in English classes at ACU, but to Wilma Marshall and her students in Literature for Children and Transi- tional Reading they were a familiar topic. Mrs. Marshall, an assistant professor of English, taught students how to teach literature to children, and her approach to the subject was unique. Assignments for the class varied from designing a cover for a children's book to reading a favorite childhood story to the class. And an unsuspecting student might have been surprised as she recited nursery rhymes, nonsense verses and poetry with ease. Her excitement was ob- vious as she introduced subjects like Zeus and the gods or the work of Maurice Sendak, a popular children's author and illustrator. And students realized she was fond of the topic. Throughout the course she often said, "You've got to understand why childrenis literature is impor- tant and where its origins lie if you,re going to teach the subjectf, She said it was important to understand children and the ways that literature could work for them. Mrs. Marshall received her undergraduate degree from ACU and has done graduate and postgraduate work at several universities in Texas and one in Kan- sas. Although her degree was in English, she did part of her graduate work solely on the subject of children's literature. She said children's literature sometimes is misunderstood. 'gSome people don't take literature for children seriously because they feel they have outgrown the subjectf' she said. S'And they must understand there are differences between literature for children and literature for adults." She also said that once students were aware of those differences, they could begin to appreciate the value of children's literature. The class was interesting, not only because of the subject material, but because of Mrs. Marshall's class presentations, her sense of humor and her en- l90 Faculty Feature joyment of the topic. It was not unusual to spend the entire class period reading childrenis books and then talking about which was the favorite and why. Her collection of children's books was extensive, and she often brought with her carts of books from her personal collection so members of the class could look through the books and become familiar with the authors and artists and their individual trademarks. In most of the class lectures, Mrs. Marshall em- phasized the importance of knowing where the nursery rhymes and poetry originated, and for what purpose they were introduced into the existing society. For example, some of the most popular nursery rhymes that originated in England were composed for adult audiences and had two meanings - one for the adults of that time-period and one for todayis children. She also said that some of the favorite pieces of literature for children had political over- tones during their time period. She spent several class periods talking about a trip to Europe where she was able to visit many of the countries where much of the literature for children has come from. And she had a slide presentation ac- companying each lecture, although she laughingly prefaced each presentation with an apology for her photographic abilities. Mrs. Marshall went on the tour with a chi1dren's literature group during the summer of 1980. It was a month-long study tour arranged by a professor from Fort Hayes State University in Kansas. The tour included stops in 77 cities throughout countries such as Luxembourg, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Ireland, England and Iceland, she said. "The trip was one of the most outstanding things of my life other than my marriage and family, of coursef' she said. "It was a frightening experience at the beginning of the tour because I did not know anyone in the group. I was the Texas girl who had never been past California or Illinois." - Suzetta Nutt Opposite page: Wilma M arshall W mmm ff" - in QW, Faculty Feature - 191 XO mf aww ef . ij . ...f .XP fs' A' . A, Q .- . if Ar . . 11 l i ff." ' W . 1 I' Y "5 , if 1 '- 0 f f' " W ww J li.. .- I S If Q As i 'l" 1 Q"Q' . . '--' Q " . -' ' . dv' "" . if wi A .1 M' ,A2., " '. , 1' tis ,V A. L Q Q, .F sf if 5' PW Ny if SWAN Features - .1 -.W53 g..-gf ' 1 ' K. 5., K Vi :R K 4 H ff M- My N, 0,055.33 4 . -. :11 '-,':::Q S .. :S ::.,, .i .. , Q .E :1, "Q .-m.. - : I - N 1 ' X I .. , ,,...: Z H -M f K - ' ' I ' h.. ---- M - L- . ' - K X ww K Paul Shero left the United States on Oct 5 and returned Oct ll Although the project only took seven days of his life he said it was the best thing he ever participated in Shero a former ACU student and now minister at the Colorado and Jackson Church of Christ in San Angelo was one of 16 Americans who vmg Poles The m1ss1on which was funded by con gregations of more than 200 U S Churches of Christ was organized to help Polish Christians who were suffering from ex treme hardships brought on by Poland s economic crisis. Everybody is going hungry over there just everybody and its going to get worse he stressed He also said that the supplies were stockpiled in the Chris tians homes until they couldnt pack any more in." Although the food was delivered first to the members of the Polish Churches of Christ, the Poles had lists of groups including nursing homes and or- phanages where surplus goods were delivered. O S Angelo S All ClO to C1311 an g . I I C trucks full of food and Supplies to star- 194 f Poland "I was driving the truck that Went out to one childrerfs home," said Shero. "About 121 children lived there, and the head administrator said that for the past month everyone there had been living on nothing but potatoes and bread. They had nothing that we consider essential to survive W they didnlt even have toilet paper. "When we left, the administrator told us that for the rest of their lives, these children could remember that they owed their lives to the Churches of Christ in the United he road to will-1pi':.Z55'L ZjaL?lw7:22WY3'W:2,2Fl.'WiZ w,"wf:Af11J-n ,gfrwgv fm ,ww Ijaiy-Qfw 7, Hgv., W, -, !H55J1,,,,,,,y1- wg Wagyp .,1-nw oland W Q-vYL'CfWV" 'Mi WN,"-Hilsf-I-WSMW40132,MWEQ 1-,lfewi-' Elm' ,wk +'w1l!'l-1'i2w.Z",WEQEL 72:7 KW ' 33T53 3 1lJ 2 3 1 'W E121?:HCi54f3LTQ , 1 f ffQYf ? f 1 1 ' KL 1 iLLr 4 l Wvlffi ' ? J A K 2 Q GW K ' M 11,i 11 , 1 G l Poland 196 - Balloon Bouquet alloo Romance jilled the air a the young couple sat dow to a carefully prepare candlelight dinner. Soy music played on the stere as a light tap was hear at the door. "Bouquet de livery," said th voice at the door. "Flowers!" she ex claimed, as she opene the door. "Oh yo shouldn't have!" He didn't. Instead a clown-clad figui bounced in the room with a non-flows arrangement - Abilene's latest gi craze - the balloon bouquet. The colorful, helium-filled balloons fashior ed into ribbon-trimmed bouquets offered a alternative to traditional flower arrangement Throughout the nation it became not onl popular, but chic to send a balloon bouquet. Birthdays, anniversaries, births and promotions were all occasior that merited a visit by a balloon-bearing clown. "The smiles I got were the best part of the job," said Deneani Morgan, a former clown for Balloon Bouquet at 140 Grape. "I wan to do all I can to make people smile - it's a kind of service." Deneane, a former ACU student, delivered balloon bouquets dur ing the fall semester and said she loved it. She returned home to Amarillo during the spring semester, bu said she planned to come back to school next year and pull on th old clown suit again. "If my boss will have me, I would love to have that job again, she said. Her boss was Ed Clark, the owner of the operation. Denean said he made the job easy for her because it was fun, and h allowed her to work the hours she wanted to. Edith Pierce, an employee of Balloon Bouquet, sai ouquets bur t on the scene Slark got the idea to begin a business like Balloon Bouquet from his sister who owned and operated a similar store in Lubbock. "The funny thing is that now he has a shop in Lub- oock, too, in competition with his sisterj' she added. Clark had a shop in Albany, too, and the clowns delivered their unique bouquets just about everywhere ,n the Abilene area, Edith said. The bouquets were available in large and small sizes. The large arrangement had 18 balloons, and the small bouquet included 12 balloons. One of the most oopular arrangements was a Bust-a-Gram, which in- :luded eight balloons, with a message inside the largest bouquets. Grace Dewberry, instructor of business at ACU, received a bouquet from her fiance while she was teaching an economics class. "I kind of knew it was coming, but I was still really embarrassedf, she said. "The bouquet was huge, and I let class out early so I could carry it down the hallwayf' Deneane delivered bouquets to children's birthday parties as well as parties for adults. "The children were usually responsive, but there were a few who would burst into tears when they saw me," Deneane said. "They were actually scared of melu oalloon. The clowns, mainly women, bould sing, dance and give a kiss for :he price of the Jouquet. Deneane said the clowns nust be unin- nibited, and she Jsually was asked Lo sing to or kiss Lhe honoree on the :heek or whatever was requested - 'within reason, of :ourse." From birthdays to bosses, Bozo-li ke bearers bring bright baables - Balloon Bouquets j Delivering bou- quets to sick people or the hospital pro- vided the most en- joyable trips for Deneane. "One day I was delivering a bouquet at the hospital," she explained wand as I was leaving, an old lady who saw me all dressed, called out to me from her bed. "I asked how she was and if I could do anything for her. For one delivery Deneane had to go to a party at the Veterans Club. She was told to sign in at the door Jefore she delivered the bouquet to the 50-year-old recipient. "I was a little nervous about that because there was a lot of drinking and dancing going on inside,', she said with a laugh. My first thought was of me getting kicked out of schoollv But she delivered the balloons and escaped without a scratch. Parties weren't the only places clowns took balloon And she told me she was so excited to see me and that sheld like a balloon, toof, So the next day Deneane took her some individual balloons. She continued taking balloons almost every- day to the 80-year-old woman until she was released from the hospital. nIt's a great service for me to be able to make people smile when I take the balloons because it's a way of do- ing something for others," she said. "And in the world today there just aren't enough smiles to go around." - Barbie Shelton Balloon Bouquet 197 .wa -:Juv-W MW... W- WW, ,,,. ..,,mw.,W4w' ,K un --v v -f,.-, I ,Vu K X 3 L. ,HM W ' ,L 'MQ 4 " ,, ,H . I , gms., , x 9, .ww , .9-Q. ,, ' 'CW , , 1 hw' ,fn 'gh 9 . 4, ,,,, in W, ,. " " ' Z, ,. 1 ' W 2 M A K ,-x , ' , , . ff ,, f K A ,, ,Mm torm turns bilene M . . we ,.,, I- - K . -M .i ' " Numa.. . A,,, , .,,, at K ,. i,, . H if . , V ,,,, . 1' A it into ocean Eight inches of rain fell overnight, flooding local creeks Firemen and police went from house to house in low-lying areas of Abilene early Oct. 13. They awakened citizens and warned them of flooding caused by heavy rains that began the night before. But in their wet, pre-dawn march from door to door, officials passed by the small house at 1218 Monroe that had been unoccupied during the summer. Fortunately for the two ACU students living at 1218 Monroe, their neighbor, Stephan Touchstone, senior mass com- munication major, thought to warn them when firemen awakened him about 3:30 a.m. Donna Monteleone, sophomore ac- counting and computer science major from Raritan, NJ., and Lisa Britt, junior physical education major from Kuwait City, Kuwait, thought Steve was playing a practical joke, Donna said. When he final- ly convinced them that the flooding was serious, they left their home in water that was Hup to our headlights," Donna said. Flood 199 Cleanup effort bring About seven hours later the students returned. "We went through the alley and the back yardf' Donna said. "You didn't realize how deep the water was, because you didn't remember how low the ground was. As we got to the door, the water was close to our chests." "We were -under the impression that it wouldn't go into our house," she said. "I guess because we didn't want it to." When Donna and Lisa looked through their kitchen windows, Donna said they saw water two and a half feet deep, toppled furnishings and mud everywhere. "Then when we opened the door," she said, "makeup, shoes and everything floated out." The students' experience was one varia- tion of a tale told throughout the city by occupants of the 356 residences damaged by the Columbus Day Hood. Final damage estimates were S3 million to S5 million in losses to individuals and 51.6 million to the city, according to the Abilene Reporter-News. President Reagan eventually declared Taylor County and six other Texas counties disaster areas because of the heavy flooding. After extreme flooding in 1974 city of- ficials conducted a flood plain study and drew a "l00-year flood map,', which was a projection of flooding that would occur in a storm so bad it would happen only once a century. The Columbus Day flood almost reached the 100- year flood mark along Buttonwillow Creek in the Fair- way Oaks area and along Cedar Creek i n s o u t h e a s t Abilene. Cedar Creek also damaged many homes at the foot of the ACU Hill on College Drive. The deluge of muddy water was followed by a surge of community spirit and helpfulness. Sportsmen's boats, Air Force equipment and city buses were used to evacuate residents and take them to nine shelters set up in the city, including one in ACU's Bennett Gymnasium. Church members, Boy Scouts, students, city employees, Dyess Air Force Base person- nel and many others worked in the evacua- tion and cleanup. P. H. Hill, who directed aid efforts for University Church of Christ, estimated that several thousand Abilenians aided flood victims in some way. He added that the "best and greatest work was done not "Just knowing some to stop and help through any organized work at all, just people and neighbors wanting to help." Charles Ramsey, an ACU junior in- dustrial education major, was one such neighbor. Charles lived on Cedar Creek's bank at 401 College in, as he said, "the lit- tle white house that moved." The junior said he left his home after a neighbor woke him about 3 a.m. Later he helped evacuate people. "We rescued the CDr. Edwinj Headricks and a 95 year-old woman, her daughter who was in her 70,s and their four pets." 200 Flood Jan- . -nm .. W.. --....nu.....s.- ommunit together Charles returned to his home Tuesday -ening to find that the five feet of water at entered his house ruined a motorcycle, lsclothing, a water bed, all his textbooks d about Sl,500 worth of albums and one cared enough made it easier. " their classes to help in flood cleanup. The group began working in the home of Mrs. Bert fMarthaj Mosier, widow of the department's former chairman and an associate professor of business. From her home on the banks of Cedar Creek work expanded to nearby houses. G r o u p s o f students from University and Hillcrest Churches a l s o h e l p e d residents pull up ssettes. But Charles said good came from the ex- rience. "I learned a lot . . . that a lot of e stuff l had was luxury, not a necessity, d about how materialistic l have got- 1," he explained. But, Charles said, the ost important thing he gained from the nod was a deep friendship with Tom suse, senior from Albuquerque, N.M. In ct after the flood, he moved in with Tom. lut I'm still in the flood zone," he added. Charles and about 40 other industrial ucation majors were dismissed from wet carpets, move furniture outside, shovel out mud and try to pick up the pieces after the flood. "I didn't believe how heavy soaked mat- tresses could bef' said Stephen Bynum, sophomore pre-Optometry major, who worked several days in the flood cleanup. He said he and his twin brother, David, drove their pickup through the flooded area, looking "for older people and places that didn't have lots of cars around." The Bynum brothers helped by hauling ruined possessions to the dump. "People were throwing out little treasures in life that meant so muckh to them," he said. "Just knowing someone cared enough to stop and help made it easier for them." Long-time Abilene residents lost much more than did students living in the flood- ed area. As ACU graduate Leallen Smith, who shared a house with ACU students, told an Optimist reporter, "I feel it's really sad that this happened to us, but what is even sadder is that our next door neighbors lost a whole lot more than we did e their home, everything they ownedf' In spite of the millions of dollars of damage, no serious injuries were reported or lives lost. However, ACU senior Court- ney Connell's flood experience could have ended in tragedy. This page: Cedar Creek, normally a trickle, inundates College Drive. Opposite page: left e Abilene residents, who were forced by flood waters to leave their homes, listen to announcements in Bennett Gymansium where about 400 people gathered for shelterj right W Water almost covers a car and storage building that were swept into East North 10th Street by the Columbus Dayflood. 'W W ssiee - N tttt t ...Q 1' -- , -- .img-amwew, 5.3, awk aiwmw , . Q iii I . . ' t to ' 1- . tt""'m K W . : , 9' sq P A -.ann A A Flood . NW -. 4 K I A IE A gi N' -. if I as Cedar Creek flood waters trand tudent in mesquite tree 202 - Flood . cn 'wal' -U .7 Courtney, a public relations major fron Sweetwater and one of ACU's top golfers left his home at 355 College Drive about E a.m., but his roommate decided to stay About 6:30 that morning Courtney said hc decided to try to walk to his house to make sure his roommate got out. 'flt was kind of crazy," Courtney said "but I thought I could get through thc water. It looked about three feet deepf The senior said he tried to reach the bridge's railing and began walking througl knee-deep water that had flowed out of the creek bank. Courtney said the current knocked hirr down and against the railing. "I held on for a little while, then the current just ripper me offf' he said, "I went over the railing and went under for a little bit." "The water was so strong and so cold and it was rising so fast," he said. t i. ,, The 30-foot-deep swollen creek swept Courtney to a tree, which he held on to un- til it broke about five minutes later. He then was washed to another mesquite tree about 50 feet north of the College Drive bridge, where residents saw him and This page: Jim Campbell, Ron McCom- nas and Todd Pickle, ACU students, and LeAlIen Smith, ACU graduate, pause in 'heir evacuation ejforts. Opposite page: op right - Smith carries clothes out of his house on College Drive,' bottom right - A beached boat holds the belongings imith and his roommates were able to 'alvagej bottom left M- Dyess Air Force 5'ase personnel use an amphibious vehicle br rescue efforts in northwest Abilenef op left - Flood waters draw a crowd at hefoot ofthe hill. contacted firemen. "Once I got in the tree, I caught my breath and wondered how in the world I got out there," he said about six months later. Although Courtney said he 'gfelt fairly relaxed considering the situationf, the ris- ing waters began to make him nervous. "I was as high in that tree as I could go," he explained. An hour and a half after the senior was swept into the rushing waters, firemen pulled him to safety in an inflatable raft. HI was so glad," he said, "because my tree was about to wear out." Courtney said the small crowd that had gathered on College Drive during the rescue efforts lent him moral support. "I felt like they wouldnit let anything bad happen to me," he said. Courtney heard several jokes about be- ing waterlogged and going tree surfing after his flood experience. But he said the flood also brought him some serious thoughts. "I'm more appreciative of my health now . . . I also learned that I don't always get my wayj' he said. "And that not everything that happens to me is going to be good." But the best thing coming out of the flood, Courtney said, was the support and help from friends. His reaction seemed parallel to that of many others who were affected by the flood - being alive and having good friends were more important than losing possessions. h- Kelly Deatherage Flood 203 M , L ' :iq IM -4 '-F? 49? X Q rf 1 QQ A X , I " ,VA ms w -Af , , , ' , A fl f.Ha5,.y,f 'r Q 'Five 4 A , 'N' ZFFM- ,il Jvx A. "Jw W 1 was ,W -s 3 I . he 4 1 W J 5 i 5 '32 4' . A 'tv , Aga? Q 'A ', -f' ,Q 5 Miiug I ' W 4 I g 4 f 'f , "Ly we ,. W , , K by V. 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And although in 1982 the sleepy, little town had not totally regained its late 19th century prominence, the quiet community was an important cultural and historical site of Taylor County. The town is located in a natural pass in the Callahan Divide in east Taylor Coun- ty, and received its name from the herds of buffalo that migrated through the settle- ment in the early 1870s. . ln a historical account about the development of Buffalo Gap, visitors to the small community said they recalled seeing stacks of buffalo hides piled 20 feet high in the streets, as hunters took their toll on the herds that once roamed the plains. y 1880, Buffalo Gap had 1,200 citizens and had become the seat of Taylor County. The only county building was a two-story jail constructed of native stone blocks mortised together with can- nonballs from Civil War battlefields. The jail still stands and houses a historic museum. In 1881, Abilene sprang up to the north Opposite page: top - Autumn foliage often lured students and Abilene residents to Buffalo Gap and Abilene State Park for a country outing: left - An old wagon outside the Buffalo Gap Museum is one of thefew antiques that reminds visitors ofa simpler lifestyleg right - The Forts Trail Country Store, located on one of Buffalo Gap's main streets, isjlled with antiques, collectibles and an old fashioned candy counter. long the Texas and Pacific Railroad. By 1883, Abilene had enough people and spirit to petition for an election to move the county seat from Buffalo Gap to Abilene. When the county commissioners and the judge chose Abilene, the judge was quickly rushed home to find that all of his chickens had been killed and eaten by an angry group of Buffalo Gap men. here was a brief revival in Buffalo Gap's growth in 1909 when the Santa Fe Railroad came, but the town never regained its former glory. The town re- mained a sleepy village until another sen- sational election in 1965, when the citizens voted 76 to 75 to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages in Buffalo Gap. 1982 brought several economic changes to the country-casual community. Although Buffalo Gap had long been a favorite Saturday or Sunday afternoon spot for ACU students, in October the town became a favorite place for shoppers when a "cluster of unique shops under the oaks" opened. Mulberry Street Market, a quaint shop- ping village located in the heart of Buffalo Gap, brought a face-lift to a tired section of the town. The shopping village was the brainchild of Doris Henderson and her family. The property that the Mulberry Street shops were located on adjoined Mrs. Henderson's property where her home was built. In an interview with the Reporter-News Mrs. Henderson said she was determined that not one of the 86 live oak trees on the property would be cut down, and she "practically stood in front of those trees" when the work crews arrived to begin construction. ulberry Street Market housed several shops: E. Louise, a dress shopg Carpenter's Mercantile Exchange, Francesca's Beauty Shopg Little Mountain Art Galleryg Durham's, a gift shopg the Collector's Doll Houseg and the Gourmet Shop. Mitzi Henderson, daughter of creator Doris Henderson and owner of E. Louise dress shop, said in a Reporter-News inter- view, "We're all family out here. Everybody looks after everybody else, and we help each other out when one of us has to be away for a few minutes." he Gourmet Shop, managed by another of Mrs. Henderson's daughters, was a popular place for Buffalo Gap shoppers. The casual, stick-to-the-ribs fare was popular after a day of shopping. And ice cream lovers were delighted to find out that the Gourmet shop offered Blue Bell ice cream, which was unavailable in Abilene. The monthly flea markets, the Blue Grass Festival and the Buffalo Gap Art Festival were a few of the events that at- tracted visitors to the community. And the picnic grounds in the town and at Abilene State Park, which was several miles out- side of Buffalo Gap, attracted many visitors during the year. Despite the additions and changes to the community throughout the year, Buffalo Gap is a town proud of its heritage and history with people who have tried to preserve their country-casual roots. Buffalo Gap SSSSSSSSS SSS SS SSS S SSSSSSSSS SSSSSSSS ow the proposed budget cut: A loud chorus of protest went up from parents, students and college ad- ministrators during the spring semester as the Reagan administration announced its fiscal 1983 budget, which included chopp- ing a hefty 25 percent from federally fund- ed financial aid programs to students and universities. But despite the cutbacks, ACU and the other Abilene colleges expected less of an impact than many other colleges across the country. Administrators from the local schools anticipated help to offset the federal aid cuts from scheduled increases in the state-supported Texas Equalization Grant aid program. Jerry Mullins, ACU athletic business manager and former director of financial aid, said that he expected ACU to feel some impact from the loss of federal funds but that the actual effect wouldn't be known until the 1982-83 school year had begun. He predicted that "a few less loans will be made and grants will be harder to qualify for, but no real change will occur in the College Work-Study program at ACU." Just how much the various federal aid 206 Reaganomics programs would be cut would vary from school to school. Even though Reagan had proposed an approximate 25 percent slash in financial aid, that didn't mean all schools would have their financial aid allocation reduced by 25 percent. One college might experience a 40 per- cent decrease in aid funds while another might only have 10 percent of its funds cut. Corky Swanson, director of financial aid at McMurry College, said a complex for- mula that included enrollment, student need and many other factors was taken in- to consideration in determining how much a particular school's aid is cut. And for- tunately, it looked like Abilene's colleges stood to lose less than most other colleges. As far as McMurry students were con- cerned, Swanson predicted that about 90 percent of its students who received finan- cial aid would not be affected at all by the federal cutbacks. During the 1981-82 school year, the federal government gave out 511 billion in aid to more than seven million students, according to a Feb. 22, 1982, article in Time magazine. Federal programs includ ed Pell Grants, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, National Direct Stu- dent Loans, Guaranteed Student Loa and the College Work-Study program. Since Congress had not yet given its a proval to all the proposals Reagan 1 quested, it wasn't certain how much ea program would be cut to achieve an over 25 percent reduction in federal aid. Reagan proposed to slash the Pell Gre program from a budget of 52.3 billion 51.4 billion, which would lower t number of students receiving grants by percent to 1.8 million. He also wanted entirely do away with the SEOG progra end federal contributions to the ND! program, and chop 28 percent from t College Work-Study program. The largest of the federal financial z programs, Guaranteed Student Loa provided 57.7 billion to 3.5 milli students, and changes in this progrz were already in effect. As of Oct. 1, 1981, students wht families earned more than 530,000 a yt were required to demonstrate need qualify for a GSL. Before Octob anyone, regardless of income, could obt: a GSL. For those who no longer qualified fo GSL, moneylwas available but at mt S SSSSSSSS SSSSSSSSS 'SSSSSSSS SSSSSSSSS ffected higher education :r interest rates. Texas would loan s under the Loans to Assist Students ASD program, which had a 14 percent of interest as compared to the 9 per- interest rate on GSLs. Bank loans also available, though the current interest at commercial banks teetered near 20 :nt. esidential aides said that allowing ne to qualify for a GSL encouraged :nts to borrow whether they really ed the money or not. Without limiting funds to those with incomes under 100 they said that GSL costs would 1 from 51.6 billion in 1980 to 53.4 n in 1982-83. ie hotly-opposed Reagan proposal ably won't materialize until at least 983-84 school year: making graduate :nts ineligible for GSLs. ider current GSL regulations, iate students could borrow up to D0 per year. Graduate and profes- l students largely relied on these loans :lp finance their educations because were not eligible for BEOG, SEOG or Lfunds. ucators feared that exempting iate students from GSLS would seriously hamper the nation's 1.1 million graduate students from obtaining advanc- ed degrees. But even if the GSL program did get cut, graduate students would be able to borrow under the ALAS program. And in Texas, graduate students could ob- tain loan funds through the new Hinson Hazlewood program open only to graduate students. ln additional budget cuts, Congress began phasing out Social Security educa- tional benefits, averaging 5260 a month, to college students whose parents were dead, disabled or retired. Benefits would be reduced each year by 25 percent until 1985 when they would be eliminated. Social Security benefits formerly were paid to students every month. Under the new laws, benefits were paid only eight months out of the year with payment dur- ing the summer months eliminated. Congress also voted to end Social Security payments to high school seniors after they turned 18 unless they were enrolled as full-time college students by May 1, 1981. In order to keep educational benefits averaging 52,760 a year, many seniors were forced to skip part of their senior year to enroll in community colleges and universities. Locally, Hardin-Simmons University and McMurry College conducted special courses this spring to help Abilene area high school seniors qualify as full-time col- lege students by the May 1 deadline. McMurry offered a three-week com- munication course in April that gave students full-time enrollment status. The effects of Reaganomics on the coun- try's colleges and universities will become more apparent as time goes on. Some like- ly results included individual states in- stituting state-funded aid programs, col- leges increasing tuition fees, and students and parents having to dig deeper into sav- ings to pay for college. The government insisted that most of the cuts applied to unneeded student aid. But many educators disagreed, and they feared that additional cuts would come in future years. As the figure juggling began, the coun- tryis college and university students and financial aid officers, along with other Americans, simply had to cinch their belts a little tighter as a result of Reaganomics. - Brenda Zobrist Reaganomics ng! we A A i A " AILI K E ,.:V , 1 ' .f 5 l fy l ML' ,Y A a AAAAA A , ,nag - f A -2 Lx ,V W f This page: clockwise from top right f ACU sluc1'ent's garage apartmenlp Foun- tains near Zales in the Mall of Abileneg Ambler Avenue entrance to Will Hair Parkg Newspaper vendor at Treadaway and Highway 805 Sign above Gara'ski's Lcyl. 708 Abilene i w E i bfi ii is . 5 E 5 SN. ,Qc . ' if- wx s s :iff , ag N G 2 N 5 A Hffsf Q- sm, we ,K g. We V,,,g F :L MX L , il. 1. X 3 if P1 KP 5 Q Qs .. ff, 'L"'.., ew. 2 ' ,e, S A f N 1 s g s 8 av A , .ak K R . lik f f me is l ff Q-W bilene, the coW-toWn-tur-ned- uncertain-city, Was the butt of many college students' jokes. Yet after students returned home for the summer or left the Key City for that first job after graduation, some Abilene sights kept :reeping back as fond memories. Who Qld ever forget the laughter over huge baskets of fries at Gardski's or the first off-campus apartment? Or the hours spent Christmas shopping at the mall and studying, with suntan lotion and cold Cokes at Will Hair? Or the fearless newspaper vendors in the traffic circle? ln the end, idiosyncrasies like these formed special memories of Abilene. Pol it ick i I1 oney and media are both growing in im- portance in the political arenas of the country, not only on the national level, but - in statewide elections as well. The Texas political scene in the spring of 1982 conformed to this standard as campaigning for the Democratic and Republican primaries began the political jockeying for some important statewide seats. Money initially seemed to be the biggest considera- tion for the Democrats in choosing a candidate for Texas governor. Many political analysts believed the acid test for the Democrats would be: Who has the most money to mount an effective campaign against the Republican incumbent, millionaire Gov. Bill Clements? The most obvious answer didn't prove to be the right one, however. Railroad Commissioner Buddy Temple, while from a background of great personal wealth, couldn't summon the support needed to defeat Texas Attorney General Mark White in the Democratic primary for governor, and afterwards dropped out of the race. nother gubernatorial hopeful, Bob Arm- strong, who served competently as the state's land commissioner and was highly regarded by many Democrats, had neither the name recognition nor funds to defeat White. So while most ACU students were studying for finals or preparing for graduation, the Democrats turned out on the first Saturday in May to support Mark White as the No. 1 challenger to Gov. Clements 210 Texas Politics for the November general election. The primary race between White and Temple ended so closely that a June 12 run-off was announced. However, before the run-off election took place, Tem- ple withdrew from the race with little explanation. Some news media and other political observers speculated that Temple had never intended to win the race, that instead he sought only to increase his name recognition with Texas voters for a future race. hile much of the state's media attention was focused on the governor's race, Abilene and the ACU area were scenes of some significant political activity as well. ACU government professor and State Rep. Gary Thompson became involved in the redistricting con- troversy that plagued the state for much of the year. One redistricting plan in the fall of 1981 was drawn to pit Thompson against Walter Grubbs, another area representative to the state legislature. The two representatives, not wishing to oppose each other in the election, for political as well as personal reasons, solved their conflict in a quick move - literally. Grubbs, barely meeting the one-year residence re- quirement for state legislature candidates, moved his family home into the neighboring district to avoid a contest with Thompson. Although this solution seemed effective for the Abilene area representatives, the new redistricting plan met with opposition in many parts of the state. The new district lines rulings were eventually appealed in Tex 1 the state's justice department, causing many Jlitical observers to doubt the entire redistricting 'ocess. hile Thompson and Grubbs avoided facing each other in the election, the ACU pro- fessor did not run unopposed in his bid for the legislature. Robert English, a former student of Thompson's at CU and a black community activist, challenged emocrat Thompson in the partyis state primary, :lieving that his views better reflected Democratic eals than did Thompson's. English was defeated by the incumbent, however, trnering only 800 votes in one of the worst attended ections in 30 years. Voter turnout was encouraged on campus this spring f a new campus political group that helped sponsor a 'ter registration drive in early March. The ACU emocratsi made its debut in 1981-82, and the small oup conducted receptions for noted Democrats such Armstrong and Omar Burleson, a 32-year veteran the U.S. House of Representatives. On a campus that in the 1980 election saw :publican-oriented groups such as the Young epublicans, Young Conservatives and Students for eagan, the ACU Democrats became the sole campus ganization for that party in a state that traditionally ted Democrat. The Republican student movement continued in the rm of the Young Republicans, a group of 10-15 idents. They conducted receptions for party can- Llates including George Strake, former secretary of S state and candidate for Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby,s post. Young Republicans executive committee member Robert Pitman, sophomore history major, was Strake's campus campaign representative. Mary Wynn, senior oral communication major, also promoted candidates on campus, but from the other side of the fence as chairman of the ACU Democrats. Wynn, who described herself as "one of the new voters . . . a Democrat who reserves the right to vote Republican if 1 feel I need to e but I've never felt the need to," worked in the Armstrong campaign. She also participated in Democratic politics as a delegate from her precinct who advanced to the Sept. 10-11 state convention. The oral communication major, who specialized in political communication, said she appreciated the clean campaign Armstrong ran. White's advertising helped his campaign, Wynn said. But, she said, his high visibility as state attorney general made him well-known to Texas voters and was the biggest reason for his primary win. he political advertising she spoke of, as well as other campaign activities, hit a peak locally and statewide in the weeks before the May - primaries. Local television viewers were treated to the usual promises, attacks and rebuttals of political commercials. The primary results brought a temporary lull in the campaigning until the November general election - a lull not unlike a calm before the storm. L Linde Thompson Texas Politics 211 Those tuneful a lor tykes my 32 1 W -"'l'H... T ylor Ch ir Taylor Choir. Just mentioning the name ensured a crowd in Moody Coliseum. Nobody wanted to miss the annual Christmas pro- gram and the fast-paced performances of the tuneful tykes that included the Long Tall Texan, the crusty cowboy in red flan- nel drawers and the guitar players. The excited buzz of ACU students and the scramble to find a good seat were in- dications that this was no ordinary elemen- tary school choir. And director Peggy Drennan said their performances at ACU were just as exciting for the fifth- and sixth-graders as they were for the college students. Of the eight performances throughout the year, coming to ACU was the most fun of all, she said. "They love coming to ACU. It's the highlight of their year. Of course they enjoy the other performances, but coming to ACU is the big one,', Mrs. Drennan said. f'The kids love to perform, and they're the biggest hams you've ever seen," she continued "The ACU audience is great, and their reaction is great. It's important and exciting for them to realize that the college kids really like what they dof' Opposite page: top - Monica Wade, a jfth-grader, plays the violing bottom - Ellen Little and Brian Benevidias sing a song about Santa Clausf right - Nathan Headrick sings the fnale, "Long Tall Texan." This page: Members of the choir watch director Peggy Drennan as they sing 'School Days. " Taylor Choir 213 c6He personified the qualities of scholarship, concern, love and persuasive presentation. He established a standard for all who seek to serve., , ACU President William J. Teague. 46 Batsell Barrett Baxter was a spiritual leader among Churches of Christ for decades. With 2 great mind and a great heart he has repre- sented the very best among us as a preacher, teacher and Wr1ter.99 ACU Chancellor John c. stevens. 66His Whole life was lived like you saw him - he didn't change on the radio, the pulpit or thc baseball dl2lIHO1'ld., 9 Dr. B. E. Davis, director of ACU's mass communication division. . 44 Batsell's life Was marked with silence, grace and compassion. This he communicated both privately and publicly. It's so rare to have among us one Whose Words and life are the Saline., 9 Landon Saunders, director of Heartbeat. atsell arrett axter "There was no other preacher among the Churches of Christ who was so widely known and so beloved," Dr. B. J. Humble, chairman of the ACU Bible department said of Dr. Batsell Barrett Baxter. "His roots were in Abilene, but his influence stretched around the world, a world that is better because of his life." Baxter, known worldwide as a minister, professor and speaker for the Herald of Truth radio and television broadcast ministry, died March 31, 1982, after a lengthy battle with abdominal cancer. "Our loss is immensef' said Joe R. Barnett, director of the Pathways Ministry in Lubbock and a fellow worker for the Herald of Truth. However, Baxter's death reinforced many people's beliefs that his life made this world better. Positive effects he had on ACU were proven when he was named an Outstand- ing Alumnus in 1961 and awarded an honorary doctorate in 1979. Again during Chapel April 1, 1982, ACU paid a memorial tribute to Baxter, who attended Abilene Christian Schools from elementary school through college, except for two years at David Lipscomb College in Nashville, Tenn. Baxter was born in Cordell, Okla., Sept. 23, 1916, but spent most of his childhood in Abilene where his father, Batsell Bax- ter, served from 1924-32 as the sixth presi- dent of ACU. He earned a B.A. degree from ACU in 1937. Then in December 1938 he married Wanda Roberts in Taft, Texas. They moved to California, and Baxter com- pleted his M.A. degree in 1938 and his Ph.D. in 1944 at the University of Southern California. While at USC Baxter taught speech at Pepperdine University. After completing his doctorate he joined the faculty at David Lipscomb College as a professor of speech and Bible, eventually becoming the This page: Batsell Barrett Baxter, ad- dresses a crowd of more than 5,000 at a citywide worship service in Moody Col- iseum. The service, traditionally in late August, allowed students to become ac- quainted with Abilene area congregations. head of the speech department. In 1956 he resigned to become head of the Bible department, a position he filled until his death. Baxter served as a minister for several congregations, including 25 years with the Hillsboro Church of Christ in Nashville. In 1960 he joined the Abilene-based Herald of Truth, which was overseen by the elders of the Highland Church of Christ. He also worked on the editorial staffs of 20th Century Christian, Gospel Advocate and Upreach Magazine and wrote several books. "With a great mind and a great heart he has represented the very best among us as preacher, teacher and writer," Dr. John C. Stevens, chancellor of ACU, said during the April memorial service. Through all the years of his preaching, teaching and writing Baxter had touched many people's lives. One life in particular that Baxter touched because of their common illnesses of cancer was that of Randy Becton, founder of the Cancer Caring Ministry and program coordinator for the Herald of Truth. Becton said, "He had an uncommon sense of caring for one individual, which in my way of thinking, gave him the right to speak to the masses about Jesus Christ." "I think he had no real sense of his own greatness. He was unassuming. He's the only man I know who could chew a hot dog with you at a baseball game and be perfectly at home," said Becton. "He just loved the ordinary things. I just loved himf' The people who knew Baxter well spoke of his gentleness and kindness. "I knew Batsell first as one of my teachers at David Lipscomb College 34 years ago, and in more recent years was privileged to work with him," said Dr. Harold Hazelip, dean of the Harding Graduate School of Religion in Memphis, Tenn., and co-worker with Baxter for the Herald of Truth. "Kindness and gentleness were qualities he never failed to radiate to others." "Even when he was physically ex- hausted, when he was overextending himself for others, he exuded a spirit of kindness. This always impresses peoplef' And Landon Saunders, creator and director of Heartbeat, a radio and personal contact outreach ministry, said, "In terms of the history of our people and their walk in the world, his walk through our lives was like the walk of a giant. And yet his walk was a walk of great gentleness." 'iWhen I've sung the hymn 'My God and I go in the fields together, we walk and talk as good friends should and do,' and wasn't quite sure of my own walk, I was always sure of Batsellf' Mrs. Buna Rickner, a retired teacher from Taylor Elementary School, was one of Baxterls classmates at ACC, a student of his father and a friend of his family. She remembered a story about Baxter's mother: "She had been married for awhile and had not been able to have children. She prayed and prayed and prayed to God for a child and told Him if He would give her a child, she would dedicate him to service for God. Batsell Baxter tried to fulfill that goal. From the time I knew him he was a dedicated Christian." Barnett summarized the feelings of love and loss for Baxter when he said, "He was a gracious man who loved God, and his fellow man, and spent his entire life seek- ing to bring them together." "The world is so much better because he was here." Batsell Barrett Baxter 215 The year in Every year the encyclopedias and dictionaries ofthe world must be updated as new terms, names and events come into existence. A particularly large sup- plement must have been needed for 1981-82, when nearly every day seemed to bring additions to the language or new meanings to already familiar terms. Just afew of these new "entries" were: , The proper title """"""" f 0 s e r t h e sophisticated radar planes, which President Reagan proposed selling to Saudi Arabia, was "Airborne Warning and Control Systemf' but to protesters of the sale the initials stood for "Accelerating War by Arming Crazed Saudis? Whatever the acronym stood for, Reagan managed to force the sale through the Senate. ' The Dallas-based """""" airline, eighth largest in the country, crash- landed in May, declaring bankruptcy and leaving several other struggling major airlines wondering whether they might be next. A Braniff's 9,500 employees lost their jobs and the Civil Aeronautics Board and Federal Aviation Ad- ministration reassigned Braniff's international routes and domestic takeoff rights, but Braniff chairman Howard Putnam spoke emotionally of the possibility of his airline rising again from the ashes. After 18 years """""' as the strong, tough leader of the U.S.S.R., Leonid Brezhnev appeared feeble and fading fast W- when he appeared at all. His health was kept a secret, but it appeared that Brezhnev suffered a stroke in March. The 75-year-Old Brezhnev had other health problems: a nerve affliction, a form of leukemia, loss of hearing, a pacemaker. Zl 6 The Year in Review review -- It was uncertain how much longer he could last, and equally uncertain who would replace him. After Camp Krome ---- 1 n g from the political oppression and deep poverty of thei island home, several thousand Haitians were brande illegal aliens and sent as prisoners to Federal detentio centers such as the Krome facility in Miami, where they spent long months or even years in cramped, bleak. foreign surroundings. A But to the Haitians, worse than conditions in th camps was the simple fact that they were prisoners in 3 country they had thought stood for freedom. xxrassiiulai - singles champion at Wimbledon is granted honorary membership in the All England Club. Traditionally, however, that champion is not John McEnroe. After defeating five-time winner Bjorn Borg in a display of guts and versatility, the fiery-tempered new champ asked if he could merely show up to make his speech at the formal championis dinner, then leave. He was told that he could not, so McEnroe skipped the en- tire dinner and went out for pizza. ' Some 750 million television viewers 1 """"" watched as if it were a fairy tale when Charles, Prince of Wales, wedded Lady Diana Spencer amid truly royal splendor. They then scanned the newspapers and magazines faithfully for news of the couple's honeymoon and Diana's wardrobe. And when it was confirmed that Shy Di was preg- nant, the furor started anew. ' l 5 ' i f l Q f l ll l lQ Y i ' 3f i ? lfS : if E 4fE i l f if l f 5 f5 7 ? Q l ? l f l l K 1 51, ,Q 1 2713g.ggy.g51-V5gyggyW:-f,.:3,E53kg .,ii,i.15xM,w61,33V,gg-gtg-gzgLg,411gg-,,g 237 T h e 1 9 8 2 World's Fair opened in Ten- than were an- ticipated. To some locals the event was "Jake's Fair,', named for banker Jake Butcher who wheeled and dealed to get the extravaganza for his hardly famous city. The official name of the fair was the Knoxville Inter- national Energy Expositiong it featured a huge Sunsphere and exhibits showing modern advancements in energy technology. O noxville -- nessee with slightly smaller crowds One editorial Ou """"" cartoonist pic- tured actor Ed Asner, tie loosened and sleeves rolled up, glumly reading the want ads of the Los Angeles Tribune after word came that CBS was cancelling the series "Lou Grantf' The network said its action came only because of a drop in ratings, but Asner wondered aloud if he was axed because of pressure from conservative religious groups and his political activism -- he organized a million-dollar fund to send medical supplies to rebels fighting the government of El Salvador. At any rate, the controversial president of the Screen Actors Guild and gruff editor of the fictional Trib knew he'd put out his final edition. Luke fn, Laura -- The nationwide epidemic of General Hospitalitis rose to a peak in November with the marriage of Luke Spencer and Laura Baldwin of afternoon soap opera fame. dfl California Governor e y """""" Jerry Brown's reputa- tion became somewhat fleabitten as a plague of Mediterranean fruit flies struck his state's rich agricultural regions. After ruin- ing millions of dollars worth of fruit, the flies eventual- ly were brought to their knees by aerial sprayings of the chemical malathion, but this upset some Califor- nians more than the tiny bugs. Twenty-five cents """"" at a time, Amer- icans dropped more than S5 billion a year into video games, making Donkey-Kong, Defender, Centipede and other elec- tronic pastimes bigger than either movies or records. 218 The Year in Review In some locales, city councils banned thefplaying c video games during certain hours in an attempt to kee students' noses buried in their school books rather tha in arcade screens. C C ' 7 7 T h e m o vi a1derS --- question C 1981 was nf whether someone had seen "Raiders of the Lost Ark, but how many times he had seen it. Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones was a classic her with more than a touch of modern cynicism. Wit panache and daring he braved unspeakable perils 1 rescue the heroine, but when a sword-swinging badd challenged him to a duel, Indiana merely rolled h eyes in exasperation, pulled a pistol and shot his oppe nent before he got into sword reach. R . T h 4 621gHI'1OII11CS -- f C ii a n c on a combination of budget and tax cuts to whip infl: tion and bring a wave of prosperity to the nation we: known widely as Reaganomics. A Some also called President Reagan's econom policies a plan by which the rich could get richer fro: investment incentives and the poor get poorer in tl wake of shrunken social benefits. Many college students found that the tightening 4 the budgetary belt choked off the sources of financi aid they had planned on utilizing. But Reagan stuckt his policies, pointing to drops in the inflation rate ar promising that sky-high interest rates also would drc soon. ' k The multicolored cul 1" designed by a Hungariz professor to help h students understand three dimension also seem: perfectly designed to drive the average puzzle lover 1 the wall. Rubik's Cubes and a number of imitations we everywhere, and booklets explaining how to solve tl things were just as urubiquitousf, Taking into account the tremendous popularity 1 two cartoon books featuring felines, one humorist sug gested that the most popular books of the year shou be "Garfield Solves the Cube" and "10l Uses for Dead Cube." Assassins were unsuccessf 3 """"" in attempts on the lives President Reagan and Poi ,John Paul II, but Egyptian President Anw. Sadat was killed in October while presiding over a imilitaryshow in Cairo. , i The peacemaking Sadat's death confused the always delicate situation in the Middle East. However, his handpickedi heir tojpower, former Vice President Hosni Mubarak, took control amid relative calms. l i The ,constitu- Scopes '-'rr' reality of an i , l it i ll Arkansas law that ordered teachers to give 'equal time in the classroom to evolution and creation science was challenged bythe American Civil Liberties Unionlyes the grounds that icreationlstaieince was nothingjinore than religion, gandfshould not be 'taught in public schools. 1 i l l or , at y if The creatiotniistsiiltost,and the t8 other ,states con' sidering similar laws were taken aback, y el li i i i l e One of i the ibest-known is I """"""" figures of theyear wasea ' i tiny blue one called a Smurf. This teeny tribe of creatures had its own televi- sion cartoon series, and was ipeddled in the form of inch-high plastic models M- 100 varieties We and on everything from knapsacks to plastic swimming pools. l ' ' It finally hape Sol1dar1ty i-- is at t i l i t cernber. Mar- tiallaw was declared in Poland,troops were mobilized ropprod, striking Solidarity members back to work and Solidarity leader Lech Walesa was hauled away to Confinement., i f l , i elii i i The winter promised tobe harsh for Poles -facing food Shortages, but in the springfSolidarity was still alive, defying both the Polish and Soviet governments and calling just as loudly for reforms. i Split season -.M l!.fi?'iii2 y s call of players, not umpires, midway through the summers baseball schedule. With the diamonds still green after a great spring that had fans wide-eyed and ready to watch wonders like pitcher Fernando Valenzuela, everything suddenly came to a halt as players and ownersifought over green stuff. t For long weeks baseball nuts had to be content with tennis, soccer, the minor leagues or the accounts of past or fictional games provided by some newspapers and TV stations, By the time the season lurched to a start again, no one seemed interested, including the playrs., t or il g li i ,The Los Angeles ,Dodgers and New York Yankees made it to the Series even though neither ,played above .500 after the strike. Fitnally, with the ifootballseason half ,OVER the s Dodgers y took it in six e games- sailed everyoneebreathedasighfof relief., i it T i 2':lllO0 OU i i ilyy i v i i f e ft? s - ffliir'7fii,RQii1?J ing Stones, made their first T Americans y-tear? in three? years and loyal i if ans turned font i i thousands. 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A Cappella members tour Colorado While most students were still at home the last week of Christmas break, A Cap- pella members were singing and skiing their ways through Colorado. Group members came back to Abilene early to leave for a week-long tour. They performed at a number of churches throughout Colorado and also sang at a public school. Their tour wasn't all work, however. Group members took a short break from singing to go skiing on Colorado's slopes. They then traveled southward to Oklahoma City to perform at the Chris- tian College Choral Festival at Oklahoma Christian College. In April the singers also went on a three-day tour in Texas. They performed for high schools and Church of Christ con- gregations in Sherman, in North Central Texas, and in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Also in the spring semester several peo- ple were added to the group from other choirs, Prince said. About 60 vocalists were in the group in the spring, an increase of about 10. One of A Cappella's purposes, explained Prince, was to introduce the group, and particularly the music majors, to different types of music. A Cappella performed a variety of music including classical, religious and 20th century works. The musicians sold albums of hymns recorded by last year's chorus as their primary fund-raising activity to help finance their tours and other activities. Besides tour performances, A Cappella performed several times on campus. They had concerts in the fall and spring, per- formed at High School Day and sang at President William J. Teague's inauguration. A Cappella prepared for its perfor- mances by practicing each school day. Their practices included a short devotional at the beginning of each class and a weekly message or "thought for the week," said Prince, who initiated the devotionals. Dana Brown, A Cappella secretary and senior music education major from Portland, Ore., said the devotionals "helped us define our purpose. We're not just using our singing talent to perform for an audience 7 we're singing for the Lord." This page: top - Members ofthe A Cap- pella choir rehearse in Cullen Auditorium for their concert during Lectureshipg bol- lom i A Cappella members. 222 A Cappella J I ra-at FRONT ROW - Debbie Gardner, Laura McCully, Debbie Siddens, Kim Hill, Deanna Bounds, Lisa McVey, Melanie Smith, Milton Pullen. ROW 2 - Sharon Johnston, Faye Armstrong, Ruth Wilson, Sylvia Smith, Jeanette Greenlee, Paige Foster, Kathy Daily, Lisa Wilde, Beth Armstrong, Wendy Hunter. ROW 3 - Bon- nie Howard, Mira Hook, Lisa Zink, Beth Barns, Cathy Mickey, Kay Patterson, Dana Brown, Talena Mara, Kristi Halfacre, Lisa Trevino. ROW 4 - Milton Buckelew, Kevin Baird, Doug Odle, Dale Thomas, Steve Johnson, Derl Taylor, Paul Hackney, Jeff Denny, Keith Kemper, Robin Lee. ROW 5 W Cory White, Jim Pierce, Nelson Coates, Steve Stanley, Ron McCommas, Danny Mann, David Lemond, Andy Spell, Paul Prince. ROW 6 - Scott Goodrum, Steve Sargent, James Pennington, Clay Hale, Jeff Glass, Weston Walker, Todd Towns, Dave Stanley, Brennan Holland. IONT ROW - Connie Hanna. Judy Heady. Susan Mitchell. Nelson Coates, Kent Barnett. ROW 2 - Kel- Tolson, Jonathan Gibbs, Dana Robinson. Ad Club members tour agene In May one of the Advertising Club's members received an award from the American Advertising Federation. Kent Barnett, a senior management ma- jor from Abilene, received the award for "excellence in advertising" in the 10th district of the American Advertising Federation. Barnett, advertising manager of the Op- timist, sold more than 550,000 of advertis- ing throughout the year. In October members of the campus chapter of the Advertising Club attended a luncheon meeting of Abilene's professional Advertising Club, said Dana Robinson, in- structor of communication and sponsor of the organization. Each student who attended the luncheon was the guest of one of the professional members. And after the luncheon, which was at the Petroleum Club, each profes- sional member took his student guest on a tour of his business, Robinson said. The group also went on a tour in March of Zachry Associates Inc., a local advertis- ing firm. Robinson said the tour included a demonstration of the printing equipment used by the company and a question and answer session about careers in advertising. Robinson said the purpose of the Ad Club was to promote a better understand- ing of advertising and to provide a way for advertising students to know each other better. "lt's a way to build relationships be- tween advertising students on campus," she said. "So many of the advertising students don't know each other. The club lets advertising students get to know each other better and have some unity." This page: top - Kent Barnett, a senior management major from Abilene, "dum- mies" the ads for one ofthe issues ofthe Optimistg bottom - Members of the Advertising Club. Advertising Club 223 ggies guide national group, tour "Well, for the most part people general- ly think we're just a bunch of goat ropers, sitting around dipping snuff and chasing cows," said Joel Lanier, president of the Aggie Club and a senior agriculture business major from Midland. Carter Scott, Aggie Club member and a This page: top left - Brent Carpenter evaluates Allen Farm animals as he would in a judging meet,' top right - Before mounting her horse sophomore Fara Pase checks the saddle's cinch: bot- tom - Aggie club members and sponsors. junior general agriculture major from Sweetwater, agreed with Lanier's descrip- tion of the club's image. "Most people think we're just a bunch of old cowboys," he said, "and that is almost true. But . . . we accomplish things." One of those accomplishments was rais- ing funds to support the animal judging team and to finance banquets, Lanier said. The first such fund-raising project was the club's October sale of hams purchased from Gooch Packing Co. The club switched from pork to goat Oct. I6 and helped sponsor the "Roast the Rams" barbecue at the Allen Farm before the Angelo State University football game. The Aggie Club acted as host for the first open horse show for junior and senioi divisions in Abilene. The people whose horses won received belt buckles. The club also was host of the National Block and Bridle Tour Feb. 2 for the Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and New Mexico regions. Most major southwesterr universities participated in the tour of ma- jor ranches, veterinary clinics, breeding farms and stockyards in this area. "Overall," Lanier said, "this has been the most successful year in about three years." ,W A., FRONT ROW - Lisa Butler, Larry Martin, Sandra Tetreault, Sammy Bradley, Brad Stuart, Chuck Milner, Carter Scott, Charlie Singleton, Kendall Young, Janie Swann. ROW 2 - Dr. Keith Justice, Darrell Stewart, Brent Carpenter, Chuck DuBose, Bruce Bailey, Mike Brass, Phil Donaldson, Pam Neathery. ROW 3 - Dr. Ed- win DuBose, Britt Stuart, Sid Sawyer, Jennifer Johnson, Annetta Jones, Danny Nutt, Joel Lanier, Debbie McClung, Alisa Willis, Dr. Ed Brokaw, Dr. F. M. Churchill ROW 4 - Don Johnston, Doug Smithson, Lori Zirkle, Grant Sanduskey, Bill Dickerson, David Autry, Harold McDonald, Monty Mclnturff, Schuyler Wight, Mikc Morris. Aggie Club Alpha Chi gives regalia to president ACU's chapter of Alpha Chi, a national honor society, presented President William J. Teague with the academic robes that he wore in his February inauguration. Twelve years before, Teague's predecessor, Dr. John C. Stevens, had received his inaugural robes from Alpha Chi. The honor society continued its practice of sponsoring academic lectures. In the spring Dr. Paul Morris, associate professor of physics, presented a lecture titled "Albert Einstein - the Mathematician, Artist and Philosopher? Morris stressed the need for students to learn about the sciences and the humanities to be better prepared to make moral decisions. In the fall Alpha Chi sponsored a recep- tion to recognize freshman honor students and acquaint them with Alpha Chi members. Dr. LeMoine Lewis, professor of Bible and former Alpha Chi sponsor, spoke at the reception. Nineteen members attended the regional Alpha Chi convention at Southwestern University in Georgetown, where students presented papers, com- peted for scholarships and attended meetings. Dr. Clark Stevens, professor of biology and Alpha Chi sponsor, said the convention was significant because Alpha Chi began in Georgetown. Three ACU students competed for scholarships at Georgetown. Joanna Austin, senior English major from Abilene, and Beth Barnes, a senior sec- ondary education-history major from An- chorage, Alaska, competed for regional awards. Mel Witcher, senior music educa- tion major from Abilene, competed for the national H. Y. Benedict Fellowship Scholarship. Competitors were judged on their scholarly work and grade point average. Juniors and seniors with a 3.4 grade point average and at least 64 college hours were eligible for Alpha Chi membership. This page: lop - Rachel 0'Rear, junior from Farmers Branch, listens during a spring meeting,' bottom - Alpha Chi SEATED Judy Walton Cary Gray Joanna Austin STANDING Robin Ward Curtis Carpenter Ofncers. Alpha Chl 225 ACM team advances to national The Association for Computing Machinery programming team won first place in the graduatefuniversity division Jan. 18 at the ACM South-Central Regional Contest at the University of Texas in Arlington. Twenty-four teams from universities and colleges in Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas competed in the graduate and undergraduate divisions. Since 1978 the ACU team has competed at the graduate X university level. Dr. Dwight Caughfield, associate pro- fessor of computer science and sponsor of the team, said, "The university division was easier for us to compete in because the types of problems presented in that com- petition were more like what the team members were doing in their classes." He said the graduatefuniversity level was for teams from schools that had graduate programs, and the undergraduate or college division was for teams from schools that did not have graduate programs. "But each school can decide whether it wants to compete at the university or col- lege level," Caughfield said. "For the past two years Baylor and Angelo State have competed at the college level. It's unusual in this region for a school that doesn't have a graduate program to compete at the university level." At the regional contest, the ACU team and the team from Baylor University in Waco qualified for the national program- ming contest, which was conducted Feb. 9-ll in Indianapolis, Ind. ACU did not place in the meet. Caughfield said contest winners were determined by the number of problems a team could solve in a limited amount of time by preparing a computer program. "The problems the team had to solve were similar to the problems that they en- countered in their course work," he said. This page: top - Dan Heard, a senior computer science major from El Paso and president of ACM, listens to Dean Ed Brown give instructions about graduation proceduresg bottom - Members of ACM. 226 ACM 'Y"""' if Q ,Je V 1 i FRONT ROW - Brenda Boyd, Diane Rider, Christie Coleman, Holly Campbell, Sarkis Pariai. ROW 2 Don Berryman, John Roberts, Steven Harper, Scott Boyd. ROW 3 - Cary Gray, Richard Bradford, Ke Caughfield, Dan Heard. ROW 4 - Dwight Caughfield, Bill Keenan. n 5 0 if-H 4 r M "W 1 ' l 'initial 'W 9 'Wall X I WTI iii. RW Mx ff' i FRONT ROW - Grace Stringfellow, Scott Taylor, David Crabtree. ROW 2 A Bruce Hopkins. Rose Marie Davis. ROW 3 - Art Green, Mary Lou Davis, Paul Shafer, Carlton Ash. ROW 4 - Doug Thompson. Randy Gibbons. Stu Farquharson, Paul Neill, Eric Hardegree, Tom Cammack. Mark Winter, Todd Marler, Suzanne Rannou. Chemistr tudents tour D plant A tour of Dow Chemical Co.'s plant in Freeport highlighted the year for members of the ACU chapter of the American Chemical Society. Doug Thompson, former ACS president and junior chemistry major from Greeley, Colo., said the tour "helped me decide that I am definitely interested in an industrial chemistry job." HI really enjoyed the tour," Thompson said. "I liked seeing the research that was not routinef' Thompson and 17 other chemistry ma- jors were members of the campus ACS chapter, affiliated with the professional society. Membership in ACU's chapter of the American Chemical Society encouraged students to learn more about chemistry, said Dr. Ben Hutchinson, professor of chemistry and ACS faculty sponsor. The club met monthly and sponsored guest speakers from institutions or in- dustries. Speakers at club meetings includ- ed Dr. David Pennington from Baylor University in Waco, Dr. Scott J. Norton from North Texas State University in Denton and Dr. Robert E. Ireland from California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, Calif. Many ACS members taught chemistry labs or did chemistry research. "Nearly all the members in here are involved in a research project under different pro- fessors," said Todd Marler, senior chemistry major from Abilene. ACS members received information about chemical jobs, careers and graduate school from the society, Hutchinson said. But Hutchinson said the group's main event was the Dow tour. During the tour, Marler said, members saw plant operations, chemical labs and demonstrations about use of plastics pro- duced by Dow Chemical. This page: top A Mark Winter, a graduate chemistry major, cuts smoking dry ieep bottom - American Chemical Society members. American Chemical Society APO funds marker for Ad Building 'sWe're proud of who we are," said Robin Worsham, president of Alpha Phi Omega. "And that's been our motto for the 198.1-82 year." Those words described the national ser- vice fraternity's true colors as members of the organization planned and worked on various service projects throughout the year. ACU,s chapter of A Phi O, which was one of 500 university chapters throughout the nation, was responsible for four suc- cessful blood drives in the Main Room of the McGlothlin Campus Center. Club members donated the money from the drives to help Christian Homes of Abilene, an adoptionfplacement service sponsored by various Churches of Christ throughout the city. In addition to organizing the blood drives, the 19-member club collected cann- ed foods to give to the elderly for the Meals on Wheels program. Other service projects included distributing the Friday issue of the Optimist every week and helping dur- ing the registration process during both semesters. Also, they donated money for a historical marker, which was placed Feb. 8 in front of the Administration Building. A Phi O members worked jointly with the Texas State Historical Commission and the history department in placing the marker. Although A Phi O was not a social club, they did accept pledges each semester, Worsham said. Pledges had to participate in 30 hours of service activities and had to visit all the members during the nine-week pledge period. A "Everyone who shows a desire and com- mitment to service is accepted into the organization," Worsham said. The club had two major social events during the year, the Christmas banquet and the spring awards banquet. At the awards banquet, Worsham received the New Zeta Award and Don Berryman, a senior math-computer science major, received the Presidential Award. This page: top - Randy Allison, a sophomore business major from Abilene and treasurer of A Phi O, listens to a discussion about an upcoming service pro- ject: bottom - Members of Alpha Phi Omega. 228 Alpha Phi Omega FRONT ROW -- Bill Minick, Robb Fridge, Brad Osner, Robin Worsham, Don Berryman. ROW 2 - Keith Mitchell, Shannon McCallum, Matt Cheney, John Pizzitola, John Cawyer, Garvin Beauchamp, Greg Casey Paul Heard. I FRONT ROW - Joy Hulett, Rhonda Staples, Bruce Kile, Roxy Halekakis, Tim Myrick. ROW 2 - Lisa Kay Young, Jim McGathy, Larry Musick, Don Greer, Greg Seale, Steffanie Scott. ROW 3 - Rendi Young, Scott McNeill, Stephen Gilbert, Becky Parker, Brad Cheves. ROW 4 - Charles Sansom, Bryan Mileger. Ronald Cobb, Mary Onstead, Daryl Zeller. Council helps major , assists dean The Business Administration Council helped plan the College of Business Ad- ministration's Dec. 10 breakfast with Henry Kissinger, former secretary of state. B.A. Council members helped serve as hosts and suggested possible guests for the breakfast at Loewis Anatole in Dallas, said Larry Musick, council member and junior accounting major. The council also contributed ideas to the college's plan for a S5 million building and began handling teacher evaluations for the entire college. Through the year the council also con- tinued its preregistration responsibilities. Musick said council members were available during preregistration to answer such questions as " 'Should I take this'?' or 'Do I need to have this to graduate? " The 24 council members were required to have a good knowledge of the College of Business, have completed at least 30 semester hours and have earned a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Musick said the executive council selected council members to replace those who had graduated or left ACU. "They try to have the upper echelon," Musick said. The council met weekly with Dr. Bill Petty, dean of the college, and Jozell Brister, associate dean. During those meetings, Musick said, the council members and the deans discussed such matters as preregistration procedures, training in ethics, and discipline of students caught cheating. When issues involving students and teachers arose, Musick said Mthe deans usually take our advice and go with it." This page: top left - During preregistra- tion Rendi Young questions a business majorg top right - Kelly Cantrell hands forms to a preregistering business major in the BA. Council's offceg middle - Cantrell gets advice from B.A. Council president Tim M yrick, while Bobbie Pet- ty, wife of business associate professor James Petty, searches for registration formsg bottom - B.A. Council members. B.A. Council 229 T ' B t d bl ' O I Beta Beta Beta, a national biology honor society, almost doubled its size in the spring semester when about 40 students joined the club. Steven Laman, president of the organization in the spring, said many students thought Tri-Beta was for biology majors only. Instead members' majors in- cluded physics, secondary education, animal science and chemistry, as well as general biology and the health sciences, said Laman, a predental hygiene major. Laman suggested one reason people from so many different areas joined the club: "lt's a good thing to have when you are interviewing for jobs or medical school." The organization also sponsored films and lectures in the spring. Members view- ed films on heart surgery, soil erosion and other topics. Beta Beta Beta also invited Dr. John Brewer, a microbiologist from the Hardin-Simmons University Science Research Center, to speak at the clubss spring banquet. Dr. Archie Manis, associate professor of biology and Tri-Beta sponsor, said Brewer "shared some reminiscences of his work in research through the years," including his work with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The microbiologist's stories "had people hanging on the edge of their seats," Manis said. Brewer also inducted the new Tri- Beta members. Besides helping spread interest in biology through lectures and films, Laman said Beta Beta Beta helped its members develop a close professional relationship with biology professors. Members of the honor organization planned for a biology tutoring service that would begin in the fall of 1982 and would be run by Tri-Beta members. Beta Beta Beta membership was open to students who had completed 12 semester hours of biology classes with a 3.0 grade point average and had a 2.85 overall GPA. This page: top M Tri-Beta sponsor Dr. Archie Manis ana' Steve Laman, president in the spring semester, look over the agen- da for the biology honor society's spring banquet, bottom ! Beta Beta Beta members and sponsors. 230 Beta Beta Beta FRONT ROW Y Mark Harvey, Brad Brewster, Kevin Huddleston, .lim Morrison, Matt Mison, Roger Bailey ROW 2 W Doug Thompson, Janet Kellogg, Stephanie Stafford, Brenda Lobley, Pat Libertare, Lisa Smith Susan Ford, Grace Stringfellow. ROW 3 - Scott Kinzie, Laurie Davis, Sharon Willerton, Glen Beasley, Pau Hancock, Richard Salter, Kevin Blair, Steve Laman, Marla Ferguson, Art Green. ROW 4 - Mike O'Quin Faye Armstrong, Kelsey Fincher, Susan Carr, Doug Durham, Greg Hodges, Doug Fullerton, Cathy McCoy Joe Hardage. ,J Q 1 FRONT ROW - Scott Clark, Jeff Conner, Jimmy Cawyer, Mark Edge, Todd Pickle, Glenn Addison, Mike Maxwell, Kent Hart. ROW 2 - Cary Gray, Jeff Leving, Paul Hancock, Todd Marler, Nelson Coates, Carlton Ash, Mike O'Quin, Rob Sellers, Steve Mack, Steve Laman, Art Green. ROW 3 - Robert Beasley, Rick Brown, Tim Henderson, Scott Branch, Larry Musick, Scott McNeill, Mark Duncum, John Tyson, Dr. Carl Spain. lue Key initiates 35 members "The 1981-82 school year was devoted to reaffirmation of purpose and setting goals for the future," said Carl Spain, pro- fessor of Bible and faculty sponsor of the "A" Club chapter of Blue Key National Honor Fraternity. The "A" Club was established on the campus in 1917 by Dr. G. C. Morlan, pro- fessor of education, and in 1958 it became affiliated with Blue Key "because of their similar purposes." ' Junior or senior men with at least a 3.0 grade point average who "exhibit outstan- ding leadership and Christian character" were eligible for membership in the honor organization. And in April Blue Key in- itiated approximately 35 members, Spain said. He said fall membership in the organization was down because "timing was off on taking in new members." The club offered two scholarships to "worthy graduate students." The scholar- ships were the Blue Key Scholarships and the Leonard Burford Memorial Scholarships. The Blue Key Scholarships were given to students taking at least nine hours in a graduate program. They were required to have maintained a 3.0 GPA in all their course work. The Leonard Burford Memorial Scholarship was established in 1961 in memory of Dr. Burford, longtime chair- man of the music department at ACU. The endowment fund was to be "invested with earnings to be used as scholarships for the Graduate Schoolf, And Blue Key planned to add to the fund each year until it reached S10,000. This page: top left - Rob Sellers, junior premed major, signs his membership pledgep top right - Before the spring in- itiation ceremony begins, Art Green, senior predentistry major, reviews the order of the ceremonyp center - Jimmy Cawyer, an accounting major, and Steve Mack, a finance major, visit at the recep- tion following the initiationg bottom - Members 0fBlue Key. Blue Key 231 FRONT ROW - Melanie Shaner, Barb Murphy, Lana Stone, Phyllis Spain, LuAnne Tyson, Laurie Prather, Jayne Meeks, Gini Greer, Rob Fridge, Kathy McLain, Rhonda Syler.. ROW 2 - Kevin Baird, Tami Fanning, Robin Gower, Kim Moses, Bobby Taylor, Scott McGaha, Wade Kelley, Glenn Grant, RaDonna Belk, Kenny McFarland, Bill See, Bingiee Shiu, Danette Crowson, Joy Polvado. ROW 3 - Tim Beckett, Rickie Griggs, Kirk Thaxton, Glen Foster, Stephen Bynum, John Mayes, ieffkMcCarty, Greg Elston, James Hines, John Casada, Brian Cade, Brian Hahn, John Beyer, Karol Baker, Scott McNeill, Brad Loveland, Karrie Thompson, Brenda ar er. 232 -6 Big Purple Big Purple members aid children, :ontinue traditional halftime shows The approximately l85-member Big 'urple Marching Band carried on two 'aditions 3 football marching shows and Christmas patty for needy children. The football halftime shows gave the lhis page: left A Woodwind section tembersg right - The Big Purple Mar- hing Bands performance gains sparkle 'om twirler Cara Sue Miller. Opposite Inge: top - Woodwind and brass section zembers: bottom left - During the lomecoming performance Oct. 31, tephan Touchstone, left, and Chris 'ourtright provide rhythm for the mar- lzing bandg bottom right - Trombonists lay while they perform one of the Big urple's maneuvers. n-Eu- A . Big Purple most of its recognition and took most of the band members' time. But they also found time to prepare and put on the band's Christmas for Children party for needy children. John Whitwell, Big Purple director and associate professor of music, said the party has been given annually since he played with the band as a student in the early 19605. Whitwell said the band purchased food, toys and warm coats for seven children. The students and the children celebrated in the Big Purple band hall, which was decorated with a huge Christmas tree. Douglas Fry, director emeritus, played Santa Claus at the Dec. 6 party, which band members funded with more than 51,000 in donations. Members com- peted to see which class could give the LONT ROW N Donna Newell, Debora Daniell, Mae Lane, Mindy Lovell, Michelle Gilbert, Brenda :Mahan, Terry See, Deborah Barth, Sally Gary, James Carter. ROW 2 - Denise Lyons, Melody Townsel, l Smith, Karla Pace, David Hoelscher, Katie Harper, Julie Hibbs, Bonnie Brock, Kathy Kelly, Beth Arm- ong, Jana Palmer, Joy McAlister. ROW 3 - Suzanne Hickey, Brenda Mullins, Laurie Wolford, Vivien lbert, Jymann Hokanson, Tammy Barnett, Melany Ayers, Karen Spence, Dena Sutphen, Kristl Halfacre, aron Mitchell, Rendi Young. ROW 4 - Kristy Pendcrgrass, Sheryl Vanderford, Susan Lovell, Cammy born, Diana Hughes, Shelia Arnold, Thonie Williams, Geri Mooney, Kristi Lively, Debbie Corner, Faye mstrong, Pam Wilson. most, and the seniors won. "And that was just from within the band," said Eddie Meaders, president of Big Purple and a senior from Houston. "We didn't seek outside help on that." Besides continuing its traditional party and marching shows, Meaders said the band also performed at basketball games and in concerts. "There's more to Big Pur- ple than marehing. We do sit-down con- certs, and put on our tuxedosf' he said. Instrumental musicians performed as the Big Purple in the fall semester only. ln the spring semester the band split into two groups, Symphonic Band and Concert Band. The Symphonic Band played "more serious music" and the Concert Band played "easier-style music" and "more popular-type works," Meaders said. Big Purple arching band uses intricate style Members of Symphonic Band audi- tioned and were chosen according to their abilities, but no student was excluded from Concert Band. Likewise, Big Purple members were not required to audition before becoming a part of the marching band. Although he was president of the school's largest band, Meaders was not a music major, but a government major who planned to attend law school. The presi- dent said two of the last three Big Purple presidents also were non-music majors. Meaders said being president of the band was hard but "a great job. lim more of a social director. They call the band the largest social club on campus," he added. In addition to Meaders, junior mass communication majors Bart Moyers and Steve Sargent helped lead the band as drum majors. Ed George, assistant professor of music, assisted Whitwell in directing the band and designing the marching shows. The directors led the marching band in what Meaders called a "corps style," a marching style that band members described as more fluid and intricate than traditional military marching band style. Members of the Big Purple had two favorite pieces, "March Grandiosen and "Bugler's Dream," Meaders said. When the group played "Bugler's Dream" one member acted out lighting a flame similar to the Olympic torch. Among the group's 1981 performances were the West Texas State Fair and Rodeo parade and a Fall Revue, a concert featur- ing music played during the football halftime shows. This page: top 4 Sousaphone players Robert Durko, left, and Richard Bradford wait with the rest of the Big Purple's members to march onto the football jield for th band's hawime performanceg bot- tom - Drum majors, flag corps, twirlers and percussion section members. Opposite page: top - Low brass section members,- bottom left e Glen Foster, junior from Wichita Falls, plays his solo in the Big Purple's rendition of "Love the World Away," a song made popular by Kenny Rogersg bottom right 4 Members of the trombone section play whilefacing the au- dience in afootball haU'time presentation. 234 Big Purple W wi FLAGS, CLOCKWISE FROM BOTTOM LEFT - Janet Dampier, Dita Keesee, Liz Lane, Robin Igo, Ki Breitenburg, Kerry Petty, Pam Baker, Jeanette Greenlee, Kathrese Coleman, Jeanette Hodd, Gilda Carvaj. Kipi Fleming, Caroline Fox, Amy White, Dena Edwards, Andrea Gray, Rochelle Smith, Moya Stracha Janet Strachen. STANDING, CLOCKWISE FROM BOTTOM LEFT - Steve Sargent, Annette Schaffnt Cara Sue Miller, Donny Roach, Ben Gonzales, David Bynum, Chris Courtright, James Floyd, Ron Nu Juanita Turner, Traci Merkel, Bart Moyers. SITTING IN FRONT - Karen McCarty, Laurie Brigma Dawn Clapton, Karen Rainwater, Brenda Mesmer. SITTING IN BACK - Barry Wiseman, David FaQ Stephan Touchstone. S . ' .z 5,5 N' i - t to at FRONT ROW - Jeff Glass, Kathryn Davis, Lynn McKee, John Cawyer, Robert Partin, Van Henry, Tammie Miller, Doug Odle, Rick Carrasco. ROW 2 - Eric Vharton, Tod Towns, Brennan Holland, Greg Carr, Jim Sager, David Roach, Joe Booth, Scott Cox, Eddie Meaders, Kent Burcham, Alex Schleyer, Cary Gray, Phil Vatson, Marc Brady, Matt Cheney, Shelly Jo Long, Dale Thomas, Layne Garringer, Rocky Champion. ROW 3 f Lance Davis, Rob Durko, David Stevens, Paul Ieard, Keith Westmorland, Donnie Baisden, Brent Taylor, Paul Isham, Jack Richardson, Paul Hanson, Don Berryman, Richard Bradford. Big Purple - 235 Choralaires experiences hortage of male voices Choralaires, traditionally a mixed voice vocal group, faced an unusual situation during the fall semester. Gary Mabry, in- structor of music and director of the chorus, said it became necessary for Choralaires to become an all-female chorus at the beginning of the year. With the expansion of A Cappella to more than 50 members in the fall semester, more positions became available in both Concert Chorale and Choralaires. In order to balance the remaining two choirs with proper voice parts, it was necessary to shift all unassigned male voices to Concert Chorale, making Choralaires a women's chorus, Mabry said. Approximately 30 women became in- volved in the fall activities of Choralaires, which was primarily a preparatory choral group that focused on the development of proper vocal technique and improvement of music sight-reading. During the first semester Mabry tried to improve the skills of choir members by in- troducing them to challenging music oriented to the female voice. Some of the accomplishments of the fall semester included learning and performing "Ceremony of Carols," a collection of music with harp accompaniment by Ben- jamin Brittain. Most of the first semester was spent rehearsing and mastering the collection that was later performed at the Christmas choral concert. Also, Mabry instructed the choir in sight-reading many choral works by various composers in order to familiarize Choralaires with notable musical pieces while improving sight-singing skills. Many new members joined Choralaires for the spring semester, and with an in- creased number of men auditioning for positions in the spring, Choralaires once again became a mixed chorus. The group devoted much of the spring rehearsal period preparing a concert that was performed in February as part of the annual Lectureship activities and in- augural festivities. The 40-member chorus joined other ACU choral organizations in a perfor- mance celebrating the inauguration of William J. Teague, the ninth president of ACU. Choralaires finished the year in April with a spring concert in Cullen Auditorium. l This page: top A Robin Whisenant, a sophomore nursing major from Durant, Okla., and Paul Rotenberry, a junior ac- counting majorfrom Abilene, sing during a concert in Cullen Auditorium, center A Lori Farrington, an oral communication disorders major from Poquoson, Va., and Kaleen Smith, afreshman psychology ma- jor from San Antonio, perform at a con- certfollowing the Lectureship assembly in Moody Coliseumg bottom - Members of Choralaires. FRONT ROW A Lisa Wheeler, Lori Farrington, Lisa Farrell, Lori Givens, Marsha Stone, Brenda McMahan, Katie Harper, Karen Ebeling, Kelly Roberts. ROW 2 Melissa Cohea, Lorie Little, Marjolijn Hollis, Lorry Davis, Kelly Turner, Daphren Corbin, Kelly Hargrove, Gwen Richter, Teresa Krell. ROW 3 - Robin Whisena Hortencia Garza, Ammie Bell, Paul Rotenberry, Wade Kelley, Robert Partin, Steve Trevino, Debbie Reynolds, Andrea Andoe, Gary Mabry. ROW 4 - Kaleen Smi Rachel Rainwater, Paul lsham, Marc Cates, Seth R. Larmer, Roy Brumbaugh, Corbett Bray, Art Green, David Stevens, Scott McNeill, Tammy Tyson, Ja McWhorter. 236 - Choralaires E s RONT ROW - Susan Henderson, Beth Armstrong, Mindy Lovell, Jerri Jergins, Lori Givens, Donna ougherty, Sandra Simpson, Sandy Mavrinac. ROW 2 - Belinda Williams, Carol Kelly, Juane Heflin, lelissa Jackson, Suzel Molina, Ann Brown, Kelli Mahoney, Becky Stephens. ROW 3 - Tammy Tyson, Son- 'a Kitt, Kim Smith, Sandi Hiatt, Kelly Rings, Judy Arnot, Rhonda Marsh. ROW 4 - Fern Parmer, Jana ilmer, Susan Lovell, Kathy Mitchell, Ronna Rhoads, Lucy Isom. ROW 5 f Sheryl Hamby, Carrie Fowler, im Watson, Carol Leish Rhoads, Valeria Howard, Rebecca Limb. CSO assists victim of ct. flood Service to ACU students and to the university was the goal ofthe women ofthe Campus Service Organization, and the Columbus Day flood in Abilene gave them an unusual opportunity to serve. Kris Hunzinger, a senior elementary education major from Warren, Pa., was the director for the clean up after the flood. Members walked west down East North 16th Street where much of the heavy flooding occurred and assisted some of the residents with salvaging their belongings. Although helping the flood victims was not a usual service project for CSO members, they participated in regular yearly service projects for ACU. CSO helped at registration during Homecoming, High School Day, Junior- Senior Day and Lectureship, and super- vised the voting booths during the elections for class and Students' Association. They also served in November as hostesses at a tea for the ACU dorm mothers. Jana Palmer, a sophomore elementary education major from Fort Worth, and Beth Armstrong, a freshman from Anson, entertained the dorm mothers with a flute duet. CSO members served hot tea and cookies and asked the dorm mothers to tell an anecdote about their jobs. They had one social during the year in honor of the women who were graduating. The semi-formal December social was at K-Bob's Steak House. CSO members gave ceramic Christmas bells to graduating seniors Kathy Arnold, a business ac- counting major, and Kris Hunzinger. Mrs. R. L. Roberts, a librarian and CSO sponsor was given a ceramic bell for her service, and Cheryl Gabrielson, a freshman pre-engineering major, received an award for accumulating the most serv- ice hours. This page: top - Sandy Mavrinac, a junior elementary education major and president of CS 0, and Lori Givens, a freshman government major from Irving, discuss the collection offunds for an up- coming club project, bottom - Members of CS 0. CSO 237 Concert and performs se Student instrumental musicians who did not seek an intense and demanding perfor- ming group, but also did not want to give up playing with a band, were able to study and perform music in Concert Band, said John Whitwell, director of bands and associate professor of music. Most Concert Band members did not major in music, Whitwell said. However, he said, he and Concert Band director Ed George, associate professor of music, in- troduced members to serious music and chose "the finest band literature . . .onthe level ofthe group." "By the time band people get to the university level," Whitwell said, "they want to take it Cmusicj seriously. l don't think any one of them would want something that was not challenging." Concert Band performed major concerts just before Christmas break, during February's Lectureship and in March. The band's major works for the three concerts were Gustav Holst's "Second Suite in F Major," "Giannini Fantasia" and Robert Jaser's "Third Suite for Band." During the year Concert Band also per- formed with Symphonic Band, the spring semester band directed by Whitwell that included more advanced musicians and played more challenging works. The bands combined to present the Commencement concert and ended the year with a lawn concert during the Professional Food Ser- N, riou music vice's supper on the grounds. Because the two bands met each day a noon, Whitwell said he and George wer able to maintain contacts with both group of musicians by occasionally directing eac other's bands. This page: top left 4 Bingiee Shiu plaj clarinet during the Concert Band's Let tureship concertg top center - Postgraduate student Joe Booth practice with the rest ofthe trombone sectiong to right- With her eye on the director, Car Sue Miller performs the jirst-chair obc part. FRONT ROW - Kipi Fleming, Debbie Corner, Beth Armstrong, Faye Armstrong, Gilda Carvajal, Kenny McFarland, Bonnie Brock, Cara Sue Miller. ROW 2 Bingiee Shiu, Diana Hughes, Sharon Mitchell, Susan Lovell, Sid Smith, Alex Schleyer, Glenn Grant, Brad Loveland, Jayne Meeks, Marty Pyle, Wade Kelley. ROV - Kathy Kelley, Katie Harper, Tammy Barnett, Michelle Gilbert, Glen Foster, Stephen Bynum, Tim Beckett, Tami Fanning, Brenda Parker, Jeff Glass, Tamr Miller, Ruth Simpson, Kathryn Davis, Don Berryman, Brent Taylor, Joe Booth, Rhonda Syler, Roxy Halekakis. ROW 4 - Denise Lyons, Debra Daniell, Rhor Eacker, Matt Cheney, Shelly Long, Layne Garringer, Eddie Meaders, Jim Sager. STANDING - Laurie Brigman, Fred Howard, Stacey Meador, James Floyd, Rei C lopton. 238 Concert Band ONT ROW - Cindy Masson, Camilla Crutsinger, Kathy Pettry, Janan Scruggs, Cindy Bailey, Kelly Bon- u, Donna Marie Claassen, Ursulla Crutsinger, Laura Smith, Donna Singleton, Bonnie Spoonts, Director ton Pullen. ROW 2 - Cheryl Beard, Dana Goodwyn, Julie Sandefur, Elizabeth Latham, Shellie Upp, Pen- ?atterson, Carla Jones, Carol Rhodes, Laurie Goldman, Dana Green, Amy Lauterbach. ROW 3 - Brenda try, Mark Collins, Greg Carr, Wes Sampson, Jim Dalton, Brett Andrews, Mike Kraft, Jeff Wheeler, Doug Clelland, Basil McClure, Steve Stovall, Kim Swinney. ROW 4 f- Larry Wagner, Dru Mitchell, Bruce fen, Robert Yarbrough, Tim Archer, Doug Brown, Keith Caughfield, Billie McConnell, Wes Weed, Mark zey, John Baldwin. Chorale performs at ospel Hour "Every Concert Chorale rehearsal began with prayer requests and a prayer led by one of the men of the group," said Billie McConnell, a sophomore secondary education major from Lubbock. "The re- quests were from member's personal lives, and not from the group as a whole, which brought the group closer spiritually and socially. Julie Sandefur, a senior music education major from Wichita Falls, said that the chorale had a system within the group called Prayer Partners. Section leaders assigned each person another member of the chorale, and it was their responsibility to pray for their partner during the semester, and to take an interest in the life of their partner, Sandefur said. Sandefur said that the group's success was a result of the friendships formed throughout the year as well as the prac- tices and performances. McConnell and Sandefur both said the highlight of the performances by Concert Chorale was singing for the International Gospel Hour in Fort Worth. Sandefur said, "It was good for the group to be away from ACU and sing for an audience. The performance was ex- citing because it was recorded to be played on the International Gospel Hour radio program." The chorale, under the direction of Milton Pullen, associate professor of music and director of chorale activities, sang a variety of music. Sandefur listed Pullen's professional abilities and his willingness to work with the students as another reason for the group's success. "Pullen communicates frankly and is good at illustrating," she said. "He is ex- cited about his work, and that helps the choir get excited about the music." This page: top left - Camilla Crutsinger, a junior from Weatherford, sings soprano during a daily rehearsalg top right - Kathy Bateman, a freshman, watches director Milton Pullen during a rehearsalg center - Members of Concert Chorale practice for an upcoming performanceg bottom - Members of Concert Chorale. Concert Chorale 239 Debate team places fir t nationall The ACU chapter of Pi Kappa Delta, more commonly known as the debate and forensics team, competed in 10 tour- naments throughout the year, said Joe Cardot, instructor of communication and sponsor of the debate team. The team placed first at the national tournament in Hammond, La. Cardot said the ACU team was the No. l team in the debate division, and in the individual divi- sion the team had a superior ranking. Team members were judged in several categories. In the debate division, competi- tion was divided into standard debate, which dealt with a policy-type question, and CEDA, which was value debating and in which the topic changed each semester, Cardot said. Individual competition was divided into public speaking and interpretive events. Public speaking consisted of oratory, im- promptu speaking and extemporaneous speaking. ln impromptu and extem- poraneous speaking, students had a limited amount of time to study an assigned topic and prepare a short speech. Interpretive events included prose, poetry and dramatic readings. Also, during the spring semester the team served as hosts at a National Foren- sics League regional tournament. Cardot said it was a tournament for high school debate teams and was the equivalent of a state tournament. He said that approx- imately 40O students attended the competition. Cardot said interest in public speaking and debate was the major qualification for members of the team. "Probably about half of the team members are not oral communication majors. It doesn't really make a difference," he said, "because some of the most successful speakers are not oral comm majors." This page: top - Jeff Conners, an oral communication major, and Joe Cardot, instructor of communication, discuss the trophies the team brought homeg bottom - Members ofthe debate team. 240 Debate and Forensics Mi., wg, x Jeff Conners, Charvena Kelly, Joe Cardot, Jeff Hobbs, David Lowe, Randy Moody XZ M , , - vrllim' RQ FRONT ROW - Janie Swann, Lisa Butler, Pam Neathery, Brad Stuart. ROW 2 - Larry Martin, Darrell Stewart, Joel Lanier, Grant Sandusky, Brent Carpenter, Chuck DuBose. Agriculture honor club has ham sale Members of Delta Tau Alpha, the honor organization for agriculture majors, par- ticipated in the same activities as did the Aggie Club members, said Dr. Francis Churchill, Delta Tau Alpha sponsor and professor of agriculture. Delta Tau Alpha members also were members of the Aggie Club. But, Chur- chill said, few Aggie Club members were in the honor organization "quite frankly because they can't make the grades." Members of the honor society were re- quired to have a 3.0 grade point average in agriculture, a 2.5 overall GPA and 45 hours completed or in progress, including 15 hours of agriculture classes, Churchill said. The sponsor also said that most ag ma- jors wanted to be in Delta Tau Alpha because membership helped in seeking jobs. Lisa Butler, junior animal science ma- jor, served as the honor society's president. She and Pam Neathery, sophomore pre- veterinary major, represented ACU at the Delta Tau Alpha national meeting at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville. At that March meeting Butler and Neathery "helped lay the groundwork" for the ACU chapter of Delta Tau Alpha to have a student on the national group's pro- gram in the 1983 meeting, Churchill said. The chapter's goal, the sponsor said, was to have a candidate for national office in 1983. Activities that Delta Tau Alpha members participted in with the Aggie Club included the fall ham sale, the Roast the Rams barbecue in October and the spr- ing banquet. This page: top - Joel Lanier, a senior animal science major from Midland, visits with Delta Tau Alpha members after a club meetingg bottom - Members of Delta Tau Alpha. Delta Tau Alpha 24 Engli h Club edits, sells 6 ickwicker' ln April the English Club sponsored a forum on the subject of Ethics in the Arts and Media. The discussion focused on cen- sorship, the exercise of good taste, moral values in relation to aesthetics and Chris- tian attitudes toward the fine arts and the media. Panelists included Dr. Jack Boyd, pro- fessor of music, Lewis Fulks, professor of communication, Dr. Preston Harper, pro- fessor of English, Dr. Arthur Williams, professor of art, and Doug Mendenhall, a senior news-editorial major and the editor of the Optimist. Another major event the club par- ticipated in was a workshop with Gwen- dolyn Brooks, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. Brooks read her poetry and con- ducted a poetry workshop which included a question-and-answer session at ACU on Nov. 20. More than 200 people attended the reading. Although the club did not sponsor the event, they coordinated the arrangements for Brooks' visit. The English Club was not only con- cerned with the works of famous poets, but took an interest in the literary works of ACU students. The Pickwicker, an annual literary journal published by the English Club, was a magazine of student work. The Pickwicker went on sale in mid-April. One of the main objectives of the club was to encourage members to write and to critique the work of other writers. Several meetings centered on the work that had been done by the students. Club members read their work, and then discussed the struggles and obstacles they encountered in their writing. In March, club members shared papers they had written on literary themes. Bethanie Camall read her paper "Death of the Theatref' Joanna Austin read a poem entitled "An Elementary School Classroom in a Slumg" and Paul Colby read his paper titled "All Rivers Run Into the Sea." This page: top f Dr. George Ewing, pro- fessor of English and sponsor of the English Club, visits with students follow- ing a monthly English Club meetingg bot- tom - English Club members, 742 English Club ut. , QQU FRONT ROW - Joanna Austin, Renee McCloskey, Debora Robbins, Janice Bobo. ROW 2 - George Ei ing, Paul Colby, Bethany Cammack, Greg Stevens. Ome a Rho "The difference between Omega Rho Alpha and other organizations is obvious to us," said Dr. Dale Priest, professor of English and sponsor of the organization. "We are not a social club. We are an honorary society that puts scholastic in- tereste first and socizal interests second." Omega Rho Alpha, an honorary English organization, had approximately 85 active This page: left - Randy Jordan, a freshman from Fort Worth, enjoys a barbecue dinner at the spring sociaI,' right - During the spring social Jeff Mason, a freshman computer science major from Stephenville, and Lorie Wade, a freshman from Fort Worth, visit before the movie "Fun with Dick and Jane" was shown. lpha inducts 85 members this year. The club was the undergraduate sister organization to Sigma Tau Delta, a nationally affiliated, upper-level English honor society, Priest said. He said that entrance requirements could be satisfied in three ways. The most common way for entrance into the organization was for students to "test out" of English 1311 by the CLEP or some equivalent test, he said. Most of the members who were initiated during the fall semester already had received credit by exami-nation for the freshman English course. Priest said most of the members in- itiated during the spring ceremony receiv- ed their invitations by making an A in English 1311 during the fall semester. Receiving an A in English 1311 was the second frequently used way to satisfy en- trance requirements. He also listed a third way a student could become a member of Omega Rho Alpha, but said that the method was rarely used. A student could submit a writing sample for evaluation by the English faculty. In addition to the initiation ceremonies in October and February, the organization had a social in April at the University Church of Christ Activity Center. Priest said the meal was a catered barbecue din- ner, and they saw the movie "Fun with Dick and Jane" after the dinner. "It's been a good year, and this has been one of the largest, active groups in the last few years," Priest said. .K if . . .... u-.H I I FRONT ROW - Sandy Hiatt, Dana Montgomery, Rene Crown, Andrea Ruebush, Kaye Dawn Ridely, Toni Hogan, Melody Sanderson, Amy Adler, Heather Hilgers, Saynell Norton, Lori Beasley, Kathrine Davis, Terri O'Neal, Lorie Wade. ROW 2 - Kathy Allen, Ranata Newbery, Jana Palmer, Ann Howard, Elaine Minor, Lori Bedford, Michelle Marchman, Heatherly Vermillion, Shelly Long, Karen Riehl, Denise Inglis, Melody Townsel. ROW 3 - David Hoelscher, Beverly Barnett, David Lowe, Tammy Reeves, Kimm Davis, Lynn Smith, Kent Smith, David Deeb, John Samuel, Robert Pitman, Kevin Beaty, Nancy Archer. ROW 4 - Marc Brady, Sheryl Vanderford, Matthew Cheney, Donnie Baisden, Dan Jenkins, Carl McQueen, Todd Atnip, Holt Lunsford, Jerry Heflin, Paul Hanson, Jeff Mason. Omega Rho Alpha 243 mnasts co-spon or pril circus Muscles rippled with strength and faces shone with energy as the Flying Cats per- formed, exciting the audience with their agility by jumping over bars, boxes and each other. The Flying Cats were a group of 18 students with a special interest in gym- nastics. The group performed to the delight of high school students this fall on High School Day and during halftime at an ACU basketball game. But the performances those audiences saw and enjoyed were not without hard work. The team worked out for at least an hour every Monday through Thursday, preparing for the shows and practicing other events in which it was interested. A circus co-sponsored in April with the Students' Association highlighted the year for the group. Ben Zickefoose, team ad- viser, said the activities at the circus were intended to give students who worked with Christmas for Children a chance to follow up by bringing their children to the circus. Besides the gymnastic performances, the circus included rope-jumpers, Frisbee- throwers, baton-twirlers and unicyclists. The Flying Cats began in 1951 as a special interest club which performed as an exhibition team at various school- sponsored events. Zickefoose said the team used to compete against other schools in gymnastics but quit because of the expense involved. Members of the team were eligible for a special letter by meeting the requirements of attendance of practices, paying dues, participation in activities, and demonstrating proficiencies in two gym- nastic eventsf This page: left - Marsha Stone, a freshman accounting major from Gran- bury, visits with team members after a practiceg right - Milt Buckelew, a sophomore public relations major from San Antonio, does a handstand during a practice before a performance at High School Day,' bottom - Members of the Flying Cats. 244 Flying Cats l FRONT ROW - Marsha Stone. ROW 2 - Curtis Griffith, Steve Parker. ROW 3 - Alan Brown, Fran A reazola. ROW 4 - Laura Stroup, Stuart Powell, Duane Thurston, Milt Buckelew, Cindy Smith. it a .surf FRONT ROW f- -Cynthia Bishop, Sherry Hagle. Kathy Barnett, Polly Johnson, Brenda Mullins. ROW 2 - Peggy Perry. Linda Malcolm, Lisa Baker, Shcllie Upp. Elizabeth Latham, Kay Patterson. ROW 3 f-- Sherri Williamson. Kristi Lambdcn. Mevlyn Morgan. JOY serves 'li O O 0 m1ss1onar1es, local elderly Members of JOY, a service organization for women, visited nursing home residents, wrote letters to missionaries and in other ways helped people understand the club's name, which stood for "Jesus, Others and Yourself." About 35 women made up the four ser- vice committees of JOY. Members needed to meet no special requirements - just be interested in serving others, said Polly Johnson, general chairman of the organization. Besides Johnson, who was a secondary home economics major, six other women helped lead the club. Kathy Barnett, a junior marketing ma- jor from San Angelo, was chairman of the welfare committee. She and her members helped Abilene residents through the Christian Service Center, which was operated by Church of Christ members to help the needy. Members of JOY regularly visited some of the people seeking aid from the center. The nursing home committee, led by Kay Patterson, junior elementary educa- tion major, and Brenda Mullins, sophomore elementary education major, sang every Monday night at the Happy Haven Nursing Home. Writing letters to missionaries kept other members busy. Amy Withers, junior English major, served as chairman of the mission committee. A fourth committee, the fellowship com- mittee, was led by co-chairmen Peggy Berry, sophomore general business major, and Linda Cannon, senior history major. That committee planned an April retreat for the entire club. The retreat allowed all members a rare opportunity to meet together. Normally, Johnson explained, the club members met in committees instead of together as an en- tire group. This page: top - Polly Johnson, a senior home economics major, takes notes in a planning session with chairmen of the JOY committees. Johnson served as general chairman for the service organiza- tion,' bottom - Members ofJOY. JOY 245 HIS Singers perform at World' air A singing engagement at the 1982 World's Fair and a trip to Washington, D.C., highlighted the year for HIS Singers, a 16-member group who ministered in song. The group was invited to sing at the World's Fair in Knoxville, Tenn., during May. Following the performances there the group headed to the East Coast for a visit to the nation's capital. While in the capital city the singers spent time sightseeing as well as perform- ing for congregations there. On the return trip to Texas, they sang for congregations in Ohio, Missouri, Indiana and Oklahoma. Most of their efforts, however, were designed to better acquaint the local com- munity with their particular form of ministering, said Gary Mabry, instructor of music and coordinator of the group. He said that at least halfof their 25-plus performances were for local groups. HIS Singers performed at local Churches of Christ, the Kiwanis Club, the West Texas Fair and Dyess Air Force Base. They also performed at numerous ACU functions in- cluding High School Day, Homecoming and Lectureship. The purpose, ministering with music, was evident in the style of their programs. The singing parts were separated by speak- ing parts, all of which were scriptural quotes. "We're different from most singing groups in that we're not an in-depth music education group as much as a form of ministry in music," Mabry said. Mabry emphasized the group's cohesiveness, during performances and in outside activities, and said that in the past, the group had had outstanding soloists, but the "balance and blend of all the voices of this year's group has been great." This page: top Inj? v Cindy Mann sings at a mass C0l7Il7Ill111'C'ClIf0l'l division reeeptionj lop right f Lane Langford performs at a reception during Lec'Iureship,' center - Members ofHlS Singers sing cz medley of songs written by L. O. Sanderson and Tiller S. Teddlie at a reception honoring the famous songwrilersj bottom - Members ofHlS Singers. 746 HIS Singers FRONT ROW - Sheryl Spor, Julie Ward, Robert Harrell, Sandy Brown, John Latham, Cindy Mann. ROW 2 - Danny Mann, Drew Mercer, Nancy Chester, Ferryn Martin, Susan Boyd, Amy Withers, Lane Langford. ROW 3 - Doug Bolin, Perry Sims, Rodney Williams. ROW - Ed George, Brad Schultz, Glenn Grant, Keny McFarland, Mark Austin, Lana Stone, Kevin ROW 2 - Fred Howard, Brennan Holland, David Roach, Mel Witcher, Cary Gray, Eric Wharton. 3 - Jon Howard, Brian Cade, Jeff McCarty, Kirk Thaxton, Tim Beckett, Ricky Griggs. Keyboard - McDowell. Department add jazz ensemble A new performing jazz ensemble was added during the fall semester to the music department curriculum. The Four O'Clock Jazz Ensemble joined the Five O'Clock Jazz Ensemble with the two organizations meeting at the times indicated by their titles. The Four and Five O,Clock Jazz Ensembles included 18 students each, with 15 wind instruments and three rhythm in- struments. Their programs included a variety ofjazz music from swing to more modern sounds, said Mel Witcher, student director of the Four O'Clock Ensemble. Ed George, associate professor of music, became the director of both ensembles when Dave Pennock, the former director of thejazz program, moved to anotherjob. George said the ensembles' appearances during the year included a brown bag con- cert, High School Day and Homecoming concerts, Sing Song, a spring concert and a jazz festival. The Abilene Cultural Affairs Council sponsored the brown bag concert as a way of familiarizing the people in Abilene with various entertainment groups, George said. "Several groups, including the Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra, a mariachi band and our jazz ensemble, performed on the steps of the Civic Center once a week dur- ing the noon hour," George said. He said that Sing Song was a success and a disappointment to the ensemble. George and members of the jazz ensemble arranged all of the music for the Sing Song performances. 'flt was the first year that all the arrangements were really good. lt was a real success," he said. The ensemble was disappointed, he said, because their request for funds from Sing Song proceeds was refused, and because of a lack of money, the group was not able to go on tour. This page: top - Glenn Grant, a sophomore music major from Abilene, plays a solo during the spring concert in Cullen Auditoriumg bottom - Members ofthejazz ensembles. Jazz Ensemble 247 J d ' t O O O O "This year the livestockjudging team, at most of the contests, were ahead of every Texas team . . . including some Texas teams like Texas Tech and A8LM," said Mike Bragg, an agriculture major and member of the ACU judging team. The judging teams had about 22 members who made up six teams. The teams competed in horse judging, livestock judging, meat evaluation, livestock evalua- tion, and soil and dairyjudging. "If you've got some background in agriculture and livestock or farming it helps," Bragg said. And most of the judg- ing team members were agriculture majors with agricultural backgrounds. The teams, which practiced every Tues- day and Thursday, competed at seven shows in the southern part of the country. They judged beef cattle, sheep, horses and swine to determine marketability of each animal. "The livestock are all judged according to their carcass value, or the value to the meat packer, and palatable meat yield for the consumerf' Bragg said. The ACU teams sponsored a High School Field Day contest for Future Farmers of America and Four-H Clubs, and high school and junior teams judged. "The ACU livestock judging team put the official placings on with the help of some some professors," he said. This year the freshman agricultural judging team competed at the National Southwest Hampshire Judging Contest in Sweethwater where they placed first overall. The judging teams also traveled to the Fort Worth Livestock Show where they gained an overall seventh place out of 13, and to the Houston Livestock Show where they placed fifth overall. ln October the teams traveled to the Louisiana State Fair in Shreveport, where they competed against 15 top agricultural universities and placed first overall. "It's a lot of work, but it's been worth it," Bragg said. This page: top - During a practice judg- ing meet Britt Stuart takes notes on an animal in the Allen Farm barng bottom - Judging team members and sponsors. 248 Judging Teams 3 i Q i i . -N ,. N. , , FRONT ROW A Laurie Zirkle, Brad Stuart, Mike Bragg, Britt Stuart, Danny Nutt, Phil Donaldson, Sit Sawyer. ROW 2 f Joel Lanier, Dr. Edwin DuBose, Bill Dickerson, Brent Carpenter, Grant Sandusky, Harolt McDonald, Monty Mclnturff, Jennifer Johnson, David Autry, Dr. Ed Brokaw, Mike Morris, Schuyler Wight. appa Delta i gives practical training Kappa Delta Pi, the education honor society, was "not so honorary that it ex- cludes people," said Star Ferguson, Kappa Delta Pi president and senior elementary education major. Instead, Ferguson said, ACU's Theta Epsilon chapter of the society was designed to include all education majors. The club attempted to help its more than 150 members with practical classroom applica- tions. "Kappa Delta Pi stresses the impor- tance of being active now," Ferguson said. At monthly meetings, which were the group's principal activities, members heard faculty members and administrators discuss practical issues. Guest speakers included Dr. Charles Rudolph, associate professor of psychology and director of the testing and counseling center, who cautioned future teachers on the use of test scores, and Dr. Gary Thompson, state representative and government department chairman, who urged teachers to keep abreast of political moves that would influence their profession. Dr. Herschel Avinger, professor of education, and Dr. William J. Teague, president, also spoke briefly to the group at the fall and spring induction ceremonies, respectively. Ferguson said Kappa Delta Pi inducted about 55 members each semester. Club counselor Dr. Kelly Hamby, associate professor of education, said one reason for the large number of initiates was the honor society's associate member- ship program. Sophomore education ma- jors who had at least a 2.58 grade point average became associate members, Ham- by said, so they would "have fellowship with the education majors before they reach theirjunior year." This page: top left e Juniors Sue Cullers and Shelli Dew visit before a meetingg top right S Treasurer Jennifer Fritts Carpenter participates in Kappa Delta Pi 's induction ceremonyg bottom - Kappa Delta Pi members and sponsor. i RONT ROW - Danielle Hale, Jane Coates, Brian McLemore, Star Ferguson, Jennifer Fritts Carpenter, Penny McCurley. ROW 2 - Cindy King, Unidentified, fichele Williams, Shaunna Brasuell, Carrie Fowler, Susan Craig, Sharon Mitchell, Diane McClean, Charlotte Anderson, Cindy Watlington, Karen Spence, Debra lilks, Tina Hooper, Elaine Morris. ROW 3 - Kathy Kelley, Michelle Barrow, Diane Boatright, Sherry Williamson, Shellie Upp, Teresa Foshee, Laurie Meinhardi, lora Files, Roxy Halekakis, Carol Hurt, Tammy Reeves, Lisa Garner, Debra Thedford, Denise Smith, Kathy Grey, Jana Palmer, Barbara Jones, Mike Kraft, Dana nglish, Lesa Henderson, Unidentified. ROW 4 5 Unidentified, Cynthia Gibson, Elizabeth Latham, Lisa Oldfield, Kym Kingston, Sue Cullers, Unidentified, Carol homasson, Shelli Dew, LaVoy Moore, LeGrace Durham, Robert Partin, Karrie Thompson, Unidentified, Debbie Ogren, Denny Osborn, Doris Leverett, Terry See, nidentified. Kappa Delta Pi 2 250 - KACU i J lx.-AM ! hx , ., , sx xi, 9 2 KACU add public affairs program Wu RONT ROW - Mark Shifflet, Trent Pines, Jim Pierce, David Hallum, Matt Ray, Steve Larson. ROW 2 - im Swinney, Rodney Williams, Kelly Moran, Rhonda Williams, Jana Dillinger, Theresa Samsill, Donna owman, Carmen Scarbrough, Milton Buckelew, Rosemary Shaw, Kevin Gwin. ROW 3 - Steve Sargent, risty Pendergrass, Sheryl Vanderford, Susan Sullivan, Kim White, Melanie Fredrick, Heatherly Vermillion. w, iv' lONT ROW - Nelson Coates, Melanie Hartwell, Bill Saunders, Betty Hostetter, Jimmy Floyd, Penny Pep- r. ROW 2 - Scott Biggers, Ragan Young, Mike Hawkins, Carolyn Stevens, Randy Ford, Mark Perry, Greg lsterly, Bart Moyers, Darryl Corley, Sheila Taylor, Jeff P. Slatton, Kerry Dunn. ROW 3 - Dutch Hoggatt, irry Clay, Buzzy Wicker, Lisa Crowell, RaDonna Belk, Julie Beasley, Amber Lavender, Liz Lane, Archie reen, Craig Smith. KACU began the year with a new facul- ty adviser and a new music format, and by the time the year ended the station had ad- ded an award-winning public affairs program. Dave Spiceland, assistant professor of communication, became the station's faculty adviser in the fall. He said his first year went well as a whole. Spiceland said the station's music, chosen by music director Jeff P. Slatton, senior from New Orleans, could best be described as "contemporary hit radio." But whatever its title the station's music format drew criticism from at least five students early in the spring semester. The five circulated a petition that called for the station to include "music promoting the values of Christ . . . rather than exclusively worldly 'Top 40' music . . ." The peti- tioners told the Optimist that they intend- ed to submit the petition as a letter to the editor. However, the letter never was submitted to the paper. Spiceland said he had not heard about the petition until the Optimist began investigating the story. After the paper printed a page-one story, Spiceland said he received a letter from the peti- tioners who said they had not intended to circumvent the station adviser and directors. KACU did please some students, though, with a new public affairs program called "Examine" Bart Moyers, junior from Dallas, suggested the program that focused on ACU students' needs and pro- blems. Moyers said he received favorable comments about the program that played twice each week day. The station sent a tape of one "Ex- amine" broadcast to a regional contest where it received a second place prize for a radio news feature. Randy Ford, KACU program director, also received recognition when he won the television announcing contest at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association's spring convention. This page: top and bottom - KACU staff members. Opposite page: top - Mark Witt announces a song title,' bottom left K Music director Jeff Slatton answers the staffs phoneg bottom right - Freshman Heatherly Vermillion edits her news story. KACU 251 Club sells original art, earns l, 100 Kappa Pi? The Gamma Lambda Chapter of Kappa Pi International? The New Masters? Whatever name it went by, the ACU art club included about 40 art or art education majors and existed to help prepare students for the professional world said Cindy McPherson, senior from Azle and club treasurer. The club's major activity occurred Dec. 4-5 when members sold more that 51,100 worth of student prints, paintings, sculptures, pottery and other pieces. "Money from the art sale was used for club activities such as field tripsf' said Bobbie Ann Howell, senior from Las Vegas, Nev., and club vice president. Several members traveled to Dallas Feb. 2 and toured museums and galleries. In addition to educational and fund- raising activities, art club members met together socially. The club began the year with a picnic. Later in the fall members gathered to view slides of their faculty members' works when they were students. Just before spring finals Dr. Arthur Williams, associate professor of art and co-sponsor of the club, invited members to a barbecue at his studio in the country. McPherson said club members ate roasted goat, rabbit and brisket, then "roasted" the outgoing officers. One of the outgoing officers, Jeff Broderick, vice president and senior from Urbana, Ill., received a first place award from Kappa Pi International for his outstanding performance in sculpture and drawing. As for the group's official name, McPherson explained that The New Masters was the art club's name before it became affiliated with the art fraternity Kappa Pi International as the Gamma Lambda chapter. She said members agreed during the year to use the name Kappa Pi. This page: top H- Sophomore Kelly Walker waits for a club meeting to begin, bottom - Kappa Pi members and sponsors. Kappa Pi seg: - 5 .s e . .. - P fl . Y .UT . . ' I W f FRONT ROW - Polly Compton, Gladys Cozby, Rene Crown, Susan McLemore, Jo White, Kenny Carla Isbell, Bobbie Ann Howell, Patty Jones. ROW 2 - Carrie Garver, Cindy McPherson, Andrea W Arthur Williams, Yvette Hays, Dawn Stubitsch, Diana Jay, Susan Sullivan. ROW 3 - Otto Carter, Phil P Gwynn Goodner, Rhonda Cook, Kelly Walker, Byron Lipscomb, Don Bradshaw, Wes Thornton, Ted Rose. 5 Jonc alkr opli I M i :RONT ROW - Philip Donley, Brian McLemore, Elizabeth Franco. ROW 2 - Andria Harris, Beverly Burnett, Lisa Ward, Linda White. ROW 3 A T. Mark Jones, Mike Beggs, Pam Johnson, Beth Barns, Lillian franco. Spanish club learn , plays in meetings gHable usted Espanol? Many students to whom that sentence meant "Do you speak Spanish?" were members of La Tertulia, the Spanish club. Members of La Tertulia, which is Spanish for a group's regular meeting for conversation, met weekly to practice Spanish and learn about the cultures of Latin American countries. Lisa Ward, senior elementary education major from Abilene, said the meetings were conducted entirely in Spanish. "Well, sometimes we do use English," she added. At club meetings, Ward said, members listened to guest speakers, played games, had devotionals and just got to know each other better. Some of the group's guest speakers were MARK students and returned missionaries who spoke in Spanish about the cultures of the Latin American countries where they worked. 6'We have a Spanish Scrabble game and Spanish Monopolyf' Ward said, "and sometimes we played themf' To one of the game-playing sessions, she said, club ad- viser T. Mark Jones brought "stars or circles or something and if you spoke in English, you had to stick one of them on your facef, "You can be talking along in Spanish and can't find the word you want, so you put in an English one and don't even realize it," the senior said. The meetings' activities helped members use the language much more than they would in class. Members, familiarity with Spanish ranged from two women who were citizens of Guatemala to students in their second year of study at ACU. Although the club helped educate students about the Spanish language and cultures, Ward said part of its purpose was "just to get together." This page: top - After a spring meeting La Tertulia members Mike Beggs, senior biblical studies major, and Philip Donley, senior Spanish major, discuss summer plansg bottom - La Tertulia members and sponsor. La Tertulia 5 Phi pon or recital Although Mu Phi Epsilon, a national music fraternity, has had an ACU chapter for 20 years, the group had been inactive until recently, said Dana Brown, a junior music education major and vice president of the organization. She said the group, a professional music fraternity, allowed students to perform, work for scholarships and promote music quality among its members. "It's a lifelong membership and is considered an organization for professionals," she said. In November the group sponsored a combined recital of the music faculty. Dr. Sally Reid, chairman of the music depart- ment, performed an English horn solo, "Lied, pour Cor Anglais et Piano," and Dr. Ron Rathbun, chairman of the piano division performed "Theme and Variants," which was written by Dr. M. L. Daniels, professor of music. A choral trio that consisted of Colleen Blondeau, instructor of music, Tim Perkins, instructor of music, and Gary Mabry, instructor of music, also per- formed at the recital. During the spring semester Mu Phi members served as hosts at the fraternity's regional conference. Chapter members from Texas Tech, Midwestern State University and West Texas State Universi- ty attended the conference, which was held every three years. Tina l-Iehn, province governor for the Southwest region, spoke at the conference. The conference included a recital, a formal business meeting and informal sessions where members of the fraternity had the opportunity to discuss activities of the in- dividual chapters, Brown said. Other activities throughout the year in- cluded recitals by members of the fraterni- ty. "Faculty members and fraternity members usually performedf, she said. "And all the pledges had to perform at a recital. it was part of their entrance requirements." This page: top A Sylvia Smith, a freshman music major from Sherman, leaves a Mu Phi Epsilon meetingg bottom - Members 0fMu Phi Epsilon. 254 Mu Phi Epsilon , V Z1 i 1 'I li 1 L 'lh....1 is ......A 3' FRONT ROW - Laura McCully, Sylvia Smith, Suzettc Hackney, Lou Ann Shubert, Lisa Trevino. ROW - Jeannette Lipford, Susan Boyd, Cecily Green, Sheryl Parker, Lana Stone. ROW 3 - Kay Patterson, Dan Brown, Wendy Hunter. Lisa Zink, Julie Sandifur. ROW 4 - Jannan Scruggs, Cathy Mickey, Ruth Wilsoi Paige Foster. Orchestra performs classical ork With a vision of an orchestra as a group whose most important purpose was to play symphonies, Dr. Ron Rathbun, professor of music, led the ACU Orchestra in three major symphonies. Rathbun, in his first year as director of This page: top left - Before a spring con- cert lid George, associate professor of music, laughs with orchestra members Brennan Holland, Center, and Jeff McCar- ty: top right - Karen Rainwater, sophomore from Fort Stockton, turns a page in her musiep bottom - ACU Or- chestra members and director. the ACU Orchestra, chose Beethovenls First Symphony for the orchestrals first concert in December. The orchestra also performed Haydn's 88th Symphony at its Feb. 25 concert during Lectureship and Mendelssohn's Scotch Symphony at its April concert. Dr. Sally Reid, chairman of the music department, joined the orchestra as soloist in "Rhapsody for English Horn and Strings" in the group's December and February concerts. Although Reid had played with the ACU Orchestra several years before, Sharon Thweatt, senior piano major and violinist with the group, said the music i professor's participation in concerts was a change from last year. Also different from last year, said Thweatt, was the concentration on "what people outside of music call classicalf' She said the orchestra played more serious pieces and members exhibited a more serious attitude. "People really wanted to go after itf' The change came, she said, because of the difference in the musical tastes and styles of Rathbun and Ed George, who had directed the orchestra before. Thweatt also said the orchestra elected student officers who served as 'fleaders to keep the group together." i 2 i 3 l TRONT ROW - Julie Sandefur, Weston Walker, Judy Ward, Susan Boyd, Kay Patterson, Ann Ferguson. ROW 2 - Sharon Thweatt, Glenda Hawley, Julie Nichols, iharon Johnson, Paige Foster. Rendi Young, Michelle Gilbert, Melinda George, Marla McDaniel, Karen Rainwater. ROW 3 - Lisa Trevino, Lana Stone, Deanie Ellis. Melanie Shatner. Brian Hahn. Brian Cade, Jeff McCarty, Eric Wharton, Brennan Holland, Cary Gray, Rick Carrasco. STANDING - Ron Rathbun, Barry Visemun, Orchestra 255 All-American ' ptimi t' add edition Students used to picking up the Op- timist each Friday had to change their reading habits some as the newspaper add- ed a Tuesday edition. The size of each issue ranged from 12-20 pages. Editor Doug Mendenhall, a senior news-editorial major from Yakima, Wash., said the Optimist made the move to publishing twice weekly for several reasons. "We thought that having two issues each week would help us keep our readers much more up to date on campus events," he said. An increase in the number of students working for the newspaper through mass communication courses was another reason for the expansion, Mendenhall said. He also said that "publishing biweekly is much better training for anyone who even- tually plans to work for a daily newspaper? In addition to covering campus events, the paper tried to confront issues and pro- blems faced by students, he said. In-depth articles discussed topics ranging from students frequenting nightclubs to anorex- ia nervosa to the importance of grades and graduate school. A major source of controversy throughout the year was the newspaperls policy of reporting the names of students arrested on criminal charges, Mendenhall said. 1 3 g Lkg, xg Y. wxswiiws t ,...t. R. , . , ..s. ..,,. I 4 .... ,, .,., ,.",- see. s ii... fi -- 256 the Optimist on Tuesdays The Optimist accumulated a number of honors during the year. It received an All- American rating from the Associated Col- legiate Press for the fall and spring semesters. The paper has received 13 All- American ratings in l4 semesters. In the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association competition, the staff received 16 awards, including third place for overall presentation. The Optimist adviser, Dr. Charles Marler, was honored as TIPA Adviser of the Year for his work with the Optimist and students. On April Fool's Day the staff took a break from the two-papers-a-week routine to concoct the Pessimist, a satiric newspaper. This page: top - At the mass com- munication banquet, Mark Stockdale, junior news-editorial major, is initiated into SPJ, SDX,' center - Dr. Charles Marler, adviser of the Optimist, listens to a discussion about upcoming conventions, bottom right - Members of the Optimist staff' bottom left - Linde Thompson, senior news-editorial major, presides at an SPA meeting. Opposite page: top - Mike Hammer states the SPJ, SDX initiation oath while Doug Mendenhall, editor of the Optimist, repeats it,' left - Scott Russell, assistant sports editor, works to meet deadline. Right - Mendenhall discusses editorial policy with an Optimist reader. FRONT ROW - Cindy Stocking, Brenda Zobrist, Robin Ward Monica Hart Rachel O Rear Elise Smit Linde Thompson, Barbie Shelton. ROW 2 - Rodney Goodman George Brown Tammy Fielder Sum Caldwell, Kelly Tolson, Charles Marler, Kent Barnett Donna Garrett ROW 3 Ron Thompson Ma Stockdale, Kevin Wasner, Doug Mendenhall, Jeff Slatton Scott Russell Jeff Leving Wes Thornton S xv, Maw' KL 'Q 5 ff sr f' 4 l S - :Mk , the Optimist - 257 S A sho s new fa hion to 100 guests Professional growth even while in school was the goal Kay Williams, president of Sigma Tau Alpha home economics club, said she tried to help members reach. To work toward that goal Williams planned monthly programs with the theme "Knitting Us All Together." She said the theme symbolized the attempt the club tried to make to cover all areas of home economics. Throughout the year the club, which was affiliated with the Texas Home Economics Student Section, heard speakers on nutrition, the family, real estate and other areas of the home economics profession. Williams was well qualified to en- courage professionalism. ln November she received the Home Economist of the Year award from the Texas Home Economics Association, the professional group that encompassed the student section. THEA chose her from applicants all over the state because of her outstanding work in home economies. At one monthly meeting Sigma Tau Alpha members treated their "valentines," the home economics faculty members, to lunch at the Garden Tea Room. At the luncheon meeting Janice Allen, Garden Tea Room owner, spoke about applying home economics training in business. Also in the spring Sigma Tau Alpha sponsored a fashion tea. Williams said the club's officers and advisers chose a fashion show as the major fund-raising event because it involved fashion merchandising majors, who she thought were being left out of most activities. Williams said about 100 people attend- ed the show that featured more than 535,000 worth of clothing and accessories. Fashion merchandising majors coor- dinated the show's four areas A women's apparel, active sportswear, evening look and collegiate dressing. This page: top i During the .spring semester, Cara Sue Miller, senior home economies education major from Dim- mitt, listens to a guest speaker at a Sigma Tau Alpha meetingg bottom A Sigma Tau Alpha members. 758 Sigma Tau Alpha FRONT ROW - Karen McCarty, Jo Ann Vitez, Becky Stephens, Laurel Billings, Dana Williams, Rent Decker, Carla Thomas, Jeanette Sessions, ROW 2 - Carrie Fowler, Lisa Oldfield, Johnna MeGilvray, Carol: Irvin, Laura Allen, Laura Lee Meinhardi, Zeborah Pendergrass, Janalee Smith, Marcy St. Clair, Carolyn: Graham, Kym Kingston, Sharon Gibson. ROW 3 - Kay Williams, Jymann Hokanson, Cara Sue Miller Gaylene Vuicich, Peggy Berry, Kimi Adams, Kristin Murphy, Johnna West, Julie Cullers, Laura Smith, Pa Varner. Seekers of the Word gets official recognition During the spring semester Seekers of the Word, a Christian drama troupe, received official recognition as a student organization representing ACU, said RaDonna Belk, freshman radio-television major and member of the troupe. Seekers of the Word was the idea of Alan Brown, junior youth ministry major from Rockville, Md., and president of the troupe. Brown transferred to ACU in the fall of 1981 with the hope of joining the former ACU acting troupe, HIS Players. Since HIS Players no longer existed, Brown decided to fill what in his view was a gap in ACU's extracurricular program. Seekers of the Word's initial perfor- This page: top f Chris Marshall, freshman business major, ana' Alan Brown, junior youth ministry major, en- courage the audience to join them in a songj center - A member of Seekers of the Word plays a solo part during a per- formance for student leaders and members of the administrationg bottom left - Members of Seekers ofthe Wordg bottom right - Scott Ripley, freshman computer science major, and Marc Cates, freshman from Odessa, conclude a dramatization. 'QA FRONT ROW - Tonya Kennedy, Marc Cates, Della Bowen, Debbie Thedford. ROW 2 - Laura Stroup, Laura Jo Stewart, Alan Brown, Chris Marshall, Deyne Parks. ROW 3 - Susan Threlkeld, Robert Mathis, RaDonna Belk, Scott Ripley, Susan Chambers, Linda Draleau, Dennis Miller, Dana Small. ROW 4 - Anna Rouse, David Fox. Valerie Gower, Louis Fleming, Ron Nutt, Mike Moore. mances occurred in and around Abilene for area churches and youth groups, Belk said. The troupe drew ideas from material that some of the members had gathered in the past. They presented them to the public in the form of songs, skits and au- dience participation activities. As some of the group's leaders reflected on the past year, they agreed on one ac- complishment: spiritual growth of the troupe. Robert Mathis, a freshman from Gar- diner, Mass., and public relations director for the troupe, said, "We've had our sparks and our disagreements, but we're solidify- ing more every day." He added that members realized they were not professionals, but tried to concen- trate on conveying important messages about life in Christ to their audiences. Brown said he was pleased with the group's accomplishments this year, and although he had only one year left at ACU, he already saw potential leadership for the troupe. "Seekers of the Word is here to stay as long as its members remember why they are performing," Brown said. "We're go- ing to take out a little time to say we care, we want to help, and we want to reach out and touch your lives through our skits or through our songs or just by being there." Seekers of the Word TD plan competition for writers Although Sigma Tau Delta sponsor Dr. Chris Willerton, professor of English, described the English honor society as fair- ly inactive, the organization's few ac- complishments were significant. Sigma Tau Delta, made up of approx- imately 30 students who were English ma- jors or had several English credits and an interest in the organization, sponsored the Rhetta Scott Garrett writing contest in January and February. As a second club project, members, who were juniors or seniors with a 3,0 or higher grade point average, helped write biographies of women in the school's history for a collection produced by the ACU Faculty Wives. One activity Willerton said the organization wanted to attend but could not was the biannual national Sigma Tau Delta convention. The convention took place on the campus of East Texas State University the same weekend most ACU members were taking a standardized education test required for teacher cer- tification. "lt just drove us nuts," the spon- sor said. Although members did not attend the national convention, one member gained recognition from the national body when one of her works was published in The Rectangle, Sigma Tau Delta's national journal. Sandra Baker, senior from Lyons, Ill., had her poem "Entertaining Thoughts of You" accepted for publication. In the spring Pat Bennett of McMurry College's English department spoke to members and initiates. Bennett, author of Talking with Texas Writers, gave an in- formal history of living Texas writers, Willerton said. This page: top left - Dr. Chris Willerton, associate professor of English, speaks to members ofSigma Tau Delta, top right - Fern Parmer, senior from Universal City, smiles as she listens to a guest speaker,- middle - Pat Bennett, professor from McMurry College, shows Dawn Perry, left, and Merry Bruton a copy ofhis book, bottom - Sigma Tau Delta members. 260 Sigma Tau Delta we I er tw i f' Q t, L, 'f ,f 5 3' i R FRONT ROW f Jennifer Fritts Carpenter, Merry Bruton, Carol Hurt, Chris Willerton. ROW 2 - Am Withers, Helen Teague, Dawn Perry, Fern Parmer, Lauren Cowan. 5 lt it 5 AQ ,,,,,, L 7 V -f H 'W .,,,,! Auf, V , 21' 'Nix FRONT ROW --- Kirmat Chaudry, Margaret Blavo, Randy Simpson, Chris Pettijohn, Beth Franco. ROW 2 - Tony Young. Bill Nabers, Barry Galloway, Glen Caldwell, Kevin Karnes, Louis Vesel. ROW 3 - Paul Gacke, Stephen Brittain, Suzannah Graham, Greg Graves, Phillip Bellows, Stewart Long, Carey McVeigh. ROW 4 - Scot Goen, Jack Hathorn, Ron Morrow, Richard Harper, Tim Pruitt, Jerry Drennan. Indu trial ed organization tour plant The Eta Chapter of Sigma Tau Epsilon industrial arts education club f that's a pretty imposing mouthful. But Suzannah Graham, secretary- treasurer of the club, dispelled the rather serious impression the club's name con- veyed when she said the group's purpose was "mainly to get our majors together and have a good time." STE's 20-25 members met throughout the year for parties, including a picnic at the Abilene State Park. But the club also took "professional trips," president Stephen Brittain said. In the fall several members toured the General Motors plant in Fort Worth and the General Dynamics plant in Arlington. Members of STE also were members of the Texas Collegiate Industrial Arts Association and attended the TCIAA an- nual conference at Texas ASLM University Feb. 26-27, Brittain said. The club helped the industrial education department sponsor the annual West Cen- tral Texas Industrial Arts Regional Youth Conference, in which high school students entered drawing, wood, metal and other projects. STEjudged most of the projects. Club members combined their efforts with the department in other activities, such as making name tags for Lectureship visitors. The club also raised money to finance their trips by participating in the Oct. 31 Homecoming carnival with a dart-throw booth. Winners received belt buckles and wooden key chains made by STE members, Brittain said. Also each semester the club sold baked foods. "We have a few girls," Brittain said, 'Sand we usually meet over at their houses and cook." Graham supported her presi- dent's statement, "Those guys can cook, believe it or not!" This page: top f Carey McVeigh, freshmanfrom Lakewood, Colo., works in the industrial education buildingg bottom W Sigma Tau Epsilon members. Sigma Tau Epsilon Social work major tour a hington Seventeen members of the Social Work Club spent their Spring Break vacation touring Washington, D.C., said Paul Maiden, assistant professor of social work and sponsor of the organization. Maiden, a former employee of the Department of Health and Human Ser- vices in Washington, arranged the trip. During their time in the Capital city the group had a conference with Tom McKee, assistant secretary for personal ad- ministration in the Department of Health and Human Services and Maiden's former boss. Maiden said that the conference with the assistant secretary was one of the highlights of the trip. Another highlight of the trip, he said, "was seeing a demonstra- tion about the situation in El Salvador. It was in LaFayette Park, which is across from the White I-Iousef' In addition to visiting the Department of Health and Human Services the group talked with U.S. Rep. Charles Stenholm, Abilene's Congressional representative. Maiden said they had their picture taken with Stenholm on the steps of the Capitol. They also toured the FBI building and were able to do some sightseeing on their own, he said. While they were in Washington the group stayed in the basement of the 16th Street Church of Christ. They rented cots to sleep on, and Maiden said that the students were responsible for gas and for their meals. He said the cost for the week- long trip was about S150 per student. "I planned the trip because I thought it would be an interesting thing to do," he said. "Since I had worked in Washington I had connections, and all I had to do was make some phone callsf' The Social Work Club also had a retreat during the fall semester at the Heart of Texas Bible Camp in Brownwood. Maiden said the retreat was primarily a social event, but that they did hear a speaker from the Department of Human Resources. This page: lop - Terra Hardin, a senior social work major from Lubbock, discusses the itinerary for the Spring Break trip: bottom - Members of the Social Work Club. 262 Social Work Club M J ,, 3 2 ., ' ' UQ' , - an - 'iv 1 4,"1't1 ,V .H 4, ,ii fi. V jf at ,ave fu-of' M. wif ,,. 1 .235 W' A il' ' mimi,-s'e't ia .,,.z,.+mw. 2 ' - Up? qt, A .viii DM M FRONT ROW - Terra Hardin, Tammy Sutter, Shaun McDonnell, Pam Johnson, Lynn Clinger, Karen Col lier. ROW 2 - Marie Henson, Dee Dee Bull, Louise Chappelle, Cindy Hart, Paul Maiden. hysics students tour Los Alamo lab What would make a group of college tudents pose for a yearbook picture in uits and ties . . .and bare feet? Al Gay, president of the Society of "hysics Students, the group who struck hat pose last year, said one reason was hat "people think physics students ought o be that way." Of course another reason, Gay said, was that society members vanted to be a little different. But besides planning a sequel to their rare-footed picture club members visited a esearch laboratory and planned a major iroject for the coming year. About 10 members toured the Los klamos, N.M., meson physics, solar :nergy and lasar facilities Nov. 5-8. Gay . tw ' S A g ...e P it 4 IN . . . l A Wwe. . xgjfkii F ..... A , i'W'f-as R A N' y K AX ' A i i " . 'A' 1 Q' V Q . ..,. . H N A i " ' t said he and other club members really benefited from seeing the work being done and from talking to several physicists, most of whom had their doctoral degrees. In the spring Gay said society members worked with members of the campus chapters of the American Chemical Socie- ty and the Association of Computing Machinery to plan a schoolwide science fair for the 1982-83 school year. Although physics students often met and worked together during the year, Gay said they had little opportunity for social gatherings. However, the group did have its annual spring picnic in Putnam. Also in the spring five Society of Physics Students members joined Sigma Pi Sigma, the national honor society for physics students and alumni. Gay said about 5 per- cent of ACU's chapter of the Society of Physics Students also were members of the honor society. This page: top left - Sophomore Brad McLemore meets with other physics students: top right - David Cunningham, Thad Walker and Robert W Smith discuss the club's plans for a science fairy bottom left - Society of Physics Students members: bottom right - During a spring meeting Steve Adrian listens to club discussion. A TRONT ROW S David Shepard, Paul Prince, Stephen Loveland, Mark Tate, Jeff Arrington, Al Gay. ROW 1- Shacie Rogers, Jimmy Rogers, Kevin Hogg, Brad McLemore, Robert W. Smith, Thad Walker. Speech Club pon or CPR class The ACU chapter of the National Stu- dent Speech and Hearing Association sponsored a coronary pulmonary resuscita- tion course for speech pathology majors during the spring semester, said Steven Vertz, a speech pathology major from Abilene and vice president of the organization. A representative from the American Heart Association taught the course. Speech path majors who attended the course received a card saying they had suc- cessfully completed the course and were certified to administer CPR, Vertz said. "It was a good course," he said. "And it's something that is good for everybody to know. We would like to sponsor a CPR course every semester for all interested students? Other activities ofthe organization in- cluded a fall luncheon and a spring ban- quet, as well as monthly meetings. The luncheon was Nov. 13 at the Towne Crier restaurant, Vertz said. Kathy Spaulding, director of the communication disorders department at Hendrick Medical Center, spoke on S'Speech Pathology and Audiology in a Hospital Setting." Speakers at the club's monthly meetings included Brenda Willis Nolan and Sandra Striegler. Nolan, a 1981 graduate of the ACU communication disorders program, worked as a speech pathologist in Abilene elementary schools. Her topic dealt with working with children in the public schools. Striegler was a speech therapist at Crockett Elementary School in Abilene and an interpreter for the deaf at First Baptist Church. She spoke about teaching and working with the deaf. The annual banquet was April 22 in the Main Room of the Campus Center. At the banquet the club honored Dr. Ed Enzor, professor of communication and chairman of the communication department. This page: top - Steve Vertz, senior from Abilene, presents Dr. Ed Enzor, chairman ofthe communication department, with a special award at the annual spring ban- quet, bottom A Members of the Speech and Hearing Club. 264 Speech and Hearing Club i E l tr-,WJ FRONT ROW - Judy Mclntyre, Paula Willis, Geana Bassham, Elaine Franklin, Emily Carrell, Lori Wat ington, Donna Scrivner, Debra Wilks, Sandra Simpson, Cheryl Stephens. ROW 2 - Kathryn Mattis, Susa Welch, Rhonda Jackson, Nora Files, Melissa Molina, Susan Chalcraft, Barbara Laxon, Annette Schaffne Suzanne West. ROW 3 v Lori Earles, Treva Berry, Melanie Barnett, Steven Vertz, Melanie Hilger Chrisanne Watts, Lavoy Moore. ROW 4 - Charlene DuPaul, Kirsten Spell, Cindy Walker, Deborah Ther ford, Dee Kirby, Ruth Ann Ross, ROW 5 - Jon Ashby, Martha Mathis, Leslie Rye, Rebecca Brinley, Denis Barnett, Ronna Rhoades, Yodit Wolle, Margie Rice, Martha Reinhard. FRONT ROW - Kenneth Hogg, Bill Dickey, Steve Gilbert, Belinda Berryman, Karen Carver, Rhonda Staples, Dr. Overton Faubus. ROW 2 - Mike Perkins, Richard Cherry, Charles Sansom, Joy I-Iulett, Judy Walton, Brad Beebe, Melony Dickey, Sybill Faubus. ajors work ith IR at tax time While most people avoided the hassle and headaches of tax time, the Student Accounting Society looked forward to working with tax forms and solving tax problems. The society, accounting majors who had at least 30 semester hours of general credit, worked with the Internal Revenue Service to begin an IRS program called Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. The program was available to colleges nationwide. The VITA program provided help for people who had questions about their in- come tax papers. The program specifically was aimed at the elderly and lower income families, but was available to any person who had problems with his tax forms. The VITA students attended classes from 8:30 to ll:30 a.m. for four con- secutive Saturdays to learn how to com- plete all ofthe tax forms. After attending six hours of class and working I2 hours at one of the VITA offices, they received one semester hour of credit. Another of the society's activities was an annual reception for the recipient of the Accounting Excellence Award. The Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants gave the award to Glenn Dudenging, a postgraduate student from Stamford. The Student Accounting Society also started a lab for intermediate and ad- vanced accounting students on Tuesday nights during the spring semester. Rhonda Staples, a senior accounting major and president of the Accounting Society, taught the lab during the spring semester. The lab was not a mandatory re- quirement, but was designed to help students who were having difficulties with their accounting class work. This page: top left - Judy Walton, a senior from Houston, munches on a hot- dog at an outdoor barbecue at Dr. Overton Fuabus' home. TOP RIGHT - Mike Perkins, ajuniorfrom Dallas waits at the barbecuefor a plate offoodg center - Joy Hulett, a juniorfrom Abilene, and Rhon- da Staples visit between bites at the barbecue,' bottom -4 Members ofthe Stu- dent Accounting Society. Student Accounting Student Advisory oard works behind the scenes "They are the arms and legs of the Alumni Association and the Parents Association," said Dewby Ray, director of alumni campus activities. She spoke of the members of the Stu- dent Advisory Board, a service organiza- tion that worked closely with the Alumni Association. The 150-member group helped at almost every special on-campus event. Mrs. Ray said their jobs varied, and sometimes they worked in the office, serv- ed as hosts and hostesses at receptions, and served as guides and ushers for visitors to the campus. "Some of the jobs are very unglamorous," Mrs. Ray said. "And some of their jobs are lots of fun.', She said that they served as hosts and hostesses at the class reunions during Homecoming, and that SAB members always enjoyed the opportunity to become acquainted with the alumni. "lt gave the students a chance to get to know some of the alumni, and it gave the alumni a chance to be exposed to some of the current students," she said. Members of the organization were usually invited to serve as a member of the SAB by the Alumni Association office, although Mrs. Ray said that occasionally people asked if they could serve on the SAB. "Membership has always been primarily by invitation," she said. "There has always been a certain amount of pride involved when they receive a special invitation." Mrs. Ray said that the SAB served more than one purpose. "Many of the student leaders, as well as alumni leaders, have come out of the SAB," she explained. "They have met more than the physical needs of the university." She continued, "The students have represented us well and have functioned beautifully. Everything they have done is valuable." Much of the work done by SAB members was behind-the-scenes work, and "that makes their willingness to work more special," she said. "They are servers," Mrs. Ray said. "And I like to think of them as special servants This page top Allen Pruitt afinance major from Scottsdale Ariz vtstts with SAB members followtng a meettng center - Darrell Stewart a business major from Roscoe listens to a discussion about an upcoming project' bottom - Members of the Student Advisory Board. FRONT ROW - Michelle Mahanay, Meg Mahanay, Shelley Hall, Tonja Keesee, LinDee Myers, Michelle Scott, Jean Vanderslice, Amy Hatfield, Laura Alle DeeAnne Garrett, Paula Garrett, Debbie Beebe, Hollye Hensley, Dale Witt. ROW 2 - Mark Edge, .Ion Howard, Brad Cheves, Mark Duncum, Jim McKissick, Kev Blair, Danny Greer, Kern Lewis, Len Wade, Bart Moyers, Jeff Whiteside, Charles Ratcliff, Larry Musick, Steve Prevost. ROW 3 - Allen Pruitt, Bobby Stephen, Li: Missildine, Dale Butler, Doug Brown, Judy Heady, Elise Smith, Sally Montgomery, Jayne Montgomery, Joa Pyle, Janet Morrison, Paul Hancock, Julie Salmon, Je Cox, Mitchell Huebner, Tim Beckett, Manley Clodfelter. ROW 4 - Daryl Zeller, Robert Beasley, Glenn Beasley, Jim Sager, Carla Jones, Jeff Hall, Trey McFarli Dave Roth, Wanda Adams, Lana Hall, Toni Hale, Darrell Stewart, Carrie Fowler, Susan Craig, Susan Rohre, Karen Riehl, Suzanne West, Rachel Rainwater, Doyi Ann Nance, Scott Souder. ROW 5 - Phil Boone, Patsy Thompson, Kaye Dawn Ridley, David Abston, Fern Parmer, Cindy Mann, Milton Buckelew, Lori Watlingto Teresa Stewart, Dita Keesee, Robin Igo, Christie Coleman, Cathy Noland, Lori McCormick, Tamara Siddle, Lisa Flannery, Anita .lo Young, Kirk Holladay, Re: Stephenson. 266 - Student Advisory Board X .i 5 iii -mmmnm ., as i xg -S 3 MSIWTTQI'-, ' -s:sw,isss::f'ss - g .,.........aa ii.. -ts. ---.W RONT ROW - Shannon McCallum, Paul Hanson, David Leuber, Tim Channell. ROW 2 - Len Wade, an Davis, Teresa Lewis, Amy Ritchie, Bill Minick, Craig Stone. ROW 3 - Jeff Conners, Glenn Addison, Al eddon, Todd Lewis, Unidentified, Robert Pitman. Student ar ha mock trial, LSAT "There is no worse torture than the tor- ture of law." - Francis Bacon Bacon might have said that while study- ing for his Law School Admissions Test or waiting for his final test score. On Nov. 7, the Student Bar Association, an organization of students with an in- terest in law, began preparing for the mock LSAT. The test, given each semester, was taken in a timed setting similar to the ac- tual LSAT. . Bill Minick, a senior finance major from Fort Worth and president of SBA, said the SBA also helped students register for the Law School Admission Service and the ac- tual LSAT. Also, the organization helped students by reviewing preparation courses for the LSAT. And in addition to the mock LSAT, the SBA sponsored visits by admissions counselors from law schools around the country and various Texas law schools. The association brought several speakers to discuss topics relevant to the prospective lawyer. Beverly Tarpley, member of the Texas Bar Examiners board and a local attorney, spoke in October to the SBA about bar en- trance requirements and the future of a law career. Richard Lynn, associate professor of law at Pepperdine University School of Law, spoke in November on the topic of "Ethics and a Lawyer's Right to Free Speech." Lynn's speech focused on several highly publicized cases in which attorneys gave information to the media about a case before or after the trial. Edward O. Coultas, associate dean of the Southern Methodist University Law School, addressed the SBA in November. Minick said one of the highlights of the year's activities was a mock trial. "Hopefully this forum for practice in oral advocacy and limited trial procedure will be continued in coming years," he said. This page: top - Jeff Conner, a junior oral communication major, listens to a discussion about the nomination of SBA offcersg bottom - Student Bar Associa- tion members. Student Bar Association 267 Con titution COI1SIl.lllII'Ol7 constitution . . . who has thejrst page to the Constitution? After almost a month of trying to revise or amend the Students' Association con- stitution, Chris Tharrington, election director, discovered that all the Senate's copies of the constitution were missing the last page. That page contained Article Vll, which outlined procedures for amending the constitution and by-laws. But finally two amendments were ratified March 4. One raised the grade point average for an SA treasurer can- didate from 2.0 to 2.5. The second assured senators, class and executive officers that they would regain their offices if they ran for another position during their term and lost. Besides arranging its internal affairs, the SA arranged events for students. The SA sponsored a lecture by former Iranian hostage Barry Rosen. The former U.S. Press Attache at the Tehran Embassy gave a speech titled, "Iran As I Saw lt" and answered questions from the audience Nov. I9 in Cullen Auditorium. The SA also sponsored musical enter- tainment, including a Sept. 22 concert by country musician Ronnie Milsap. The student government organization also helped raise school spirit. The SA sponsored a 6'Roast the Rams" weekend before the Oct. 17 football game against the Angelo State University Rams. Weekend activities included an all-school pep rally, a barbecue cookout, a 10- kilometer road race, a bicycle race and a Frisbee golf tournament. Also, an "Almost Anything Goes" day was sponsored April 10 by the SA, the Hardin-Simmons University Student Congress and the Stu- dent Government of McMurry College. The SA participated in statewide stu- dent government when Brad Cheves, a sophomore finance major, represented ACU at the annual Association of In- dependent Students of Texas convention at Baylor University in Waco. At the Feb. 27 convention Cheves was elected AIST president. This page: top A Nancy Chester, senior from Austin, talks with former ACU stu- dent Leslie Courtwright at a reception the Students' Association gave to honor Presi- dent William J. Teaguej bottom f Students' Association members. 268 Students' Association eludes SA officers l .U O J I FRONT ROW - Bart Castle, Steve Mack, Jimmy Cawyer, Lori Osburn. ROW 2 - Doug Durr, Dc Thurston, Jay Bailey, Terra Hardin, Johanna Haltom, Lori Stobaugh, Angela lsham, Cathy Daily, Gin Barnett, Lisa Treadway, Stacy Brecheen, Brad Small, Carl Cates. ROW 3 f Kel Hamby, Chris Tharringt Kyle Carter, Mark Pickle, Jim Sager, Mark Edge, Clay Hale, Ragan Young, Bob Johnson, Robert Reag Rob Sellers, Troy Williamson, John Beyer, Judd White, Tracy McDonald, Greg Foster, Larry Nelson, J Boyd, DeRinda Hogue. 4 A at A. fe? z Q if' sf. Student Foundation pon ors 6Carnival land' "We acted as a catalyst for coming years," said Matt Zahodnik, a senior business management major from Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada, and Student Foundation president. He said the Student Foundation members asked themselves, '5What can we start that the next years can build on?" Their answer was "Carnival Island," which took place Oct. 31 in conjunction with other Homecoming activities. Zahodnik said the idea for the carnival was patterned after the annual projects of student organizations at the University of Indiana and Baylor University. Although the carnival seemed to appeal to people of all ages, "Carnival Island" was primarily for the children of alumni who attended Homecoming. Carnival booths with cookie decorating, a sponge toss, putting greens, a clam dig and other events were sponsored by various clubs and classes on campus. After the carnival Student Foundation members served the Homecoming barbecue luncheon. In fact, it seemed that Student Founda- tion members got a lot of experience serv- ing meals during the year. In addition to serving the thousands who attended the Homecoming barbecue, they cooked and served another meal for students at High School Day, and at the was to help recruit students to ACU, said Zahodnik. They helped plan many of the activities and made visitor housing ar- rangements for High School Day and Junior-Senior Day. A recruiting committee assisted admis- sions personnel by calling and sending in- formation to prospective students. Student Foundation members frequent- ly spoke at various admissions functions throughout the state, and when visitors came to campus, members took them on tours of the campus and acted as am- bassadors for the school, said Zahodnik. "We became such an active group," said Zahodnik, adding that they were able to become so involved because they used the summer to plan the year's events, and that the group was willing to participate, well- organized and hard-working. This page: top - Stephanie Shinn, junior from San Antonio, left,' and Donna Scrivner, senior from Littleton, Colo.: show some carnival spirit while they count the Student Foundations's Homecoming carnival proceeds: middle - After help- ing serve Homecoming guests a barbecue lunch, James Williams, junior from Odessa, picks out a soft drink for himseM' bottom - Student Foundation members and sponsor. Inaugural luncheon in the Abilene Civic Center. RONT ROW - Elise Smith, Shelli Dew, Jim Campbell, Nancy Chester, Joa Pyle, Richard Salter, Terra Hardin, Danny Greer, Marc Duncum, Stephanie Shinn, evin Blair. ROW 2 - Susan Mitchell, Kathryn Mattis, Lu Anne Tyson, Andrea Cannedy, Jane Boldin, Kirk Holladay, Michelle Batson, Jamey DuBois, Cathy Mc- oy, Dita Keesee, Dee Dee Shave, Lynda Packer, Jim McKissick, Dee Dee White, Paula Rogers, Lisa McFarlin. ROW 3 - Karen Carver, Garnet Andrews, Donna rrivner, Johanna Haltom, Pennie Dacus, Jack Dyer, Steve Eldridge, Paul Rotenberry, Sharon Johnston, Melissa Scott, Susan Rohre, Paula Garrett, Bill Minick. ROW - Scott Hughes, Mark Robbins, Bobby Stephen, Bart Castle, Rob Sellers, Mark Burns, Doug Orr, James Arbuckle, James Williams, Carl Cates, Jon Howard, Steve ack, Randy Clinton. Student Foundation SPA bu s DT, gets SPJ charter The Student Press Association, a mostly dormant organization last year, became more involved in activities to promote journalism. The association met President Linde Thompson's goal of becoming more active by establishing a charter with the Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi. Mike Hammer, the Region 8 SPJ, SDX director from Oklahoma City, of- ficially inducted about 35 mass com- munication majors into the national organization April 9. SPA continued the at-least-30-year tradition of publishing the Hello Book, the campus directory. This year the group pro- duced an 8-by-ll directory with a full- color cover. The club purchased a video display ter- minal for the mass communication divi- sion. SPA also sponsored a workshop with Dana Blocker, retired editor ofthe Sher- man Democrat who spoke at the Mass Communication Proseminar during Homecoming week. The organization also helped fund the annual mass communication awards ban- quet, April 9. SPA provided S100 checks for Doug Mendenhall, recipient of the Wendell H. Bedichek Award for the outstanding student journalist, Suzetta Nutt, recipient of the Horizons Award for outstanding graphic achievement, and Kel- ly Deatherage, recipient of the Mass Com- munication Grade Point Average Award. SPA members attended conventions of the Texas Intercollegiate Press Associa- tion, the Southwestern Journalism Con- gress and SPJ, SDX. In April nine SPA members competed in TIPA contests in San Angelo. Thompson summarized the year's ac- tivities as "alphabet soup," saying she was glad the SPA was in the TIPA and the SPJ,SDX. This page: top --- Seniors Robin Ward and Doug Mendenhall listen to discussion about the Society Iy'PI'lJe".S'S1'Ol1C1l Jour- nalist.s',' middle left --f A Comment in a March meeting makes Barbie Shelton laughg middle right A SPA president Linde Thompson grins' while directing a meetingg bottom A Members ofSPA. 270 Student Press Association Qp "'Ei ' i i ii P 1 , . S t FIRST ROW - Rodney Goodman, Mark Evje, Doug Mendenhall, Mark Stockdale. ROW 2 - Jeff Slattoi J. Scott Russell, Ann Fangio, Tammy Fielder, Barbie Shelton, Kim Miller, Kelly Deatherage, Linde Thomj son. Suzetta Nutt, Susan Mitchell, Monica Hart, Rene Williams, Cindy Stocking. ROW 3 - Robin Wart Ken Gates. ff .la--1 aa :RONT ROW -- Jeri Pfeifer Ceo-sponsorj, Callie Barkley, Debra Woodruff, Judy Mclntyre, Ellen Porter, Hayle Yelman. ROW 2 A Kevin Karnes, Donna Marie Claassen, Renee Lynn McCloskey, Kim Hulme, Cor- ielia Malherbe, Jennifer Fritts Carpenter, Ann Morrison, Barry Galloway. ROW 3 - Dale Tacker lco- iponsorj, Tina Hooper, Cindy Autry, Kim Kyle, Lori Wallington. TSEA helps educator of future A university president, a man who teaches classes that encourage young peo- ple to lead positive lives, and a marriage and family counselor each spent an eve- ning talking to students about important teachers in their lives. The students were members of ACU's chapter of the Texas Student Education Association. In November, Dr. Paul Faulkner, director of the Marriage and Family Institute, talked to TSEA about the teachers who made the biggest impres- sion on his life. Two months later William J. Teague, ACU president, spoke on the same subject, and in March, Willard Tate, associate pro- fessor of health, physical education and recreation, told TSEA members about his favorite teachers. The group invited the speakers as a way to achieve its main goal of providing future teachers with professional activities that also were personally enriching. Members of TSEA also heard Charlotte Van Eaton Bishop, a 1981 ACU education graduate, describe some of the struggles she encountered in her first year as an Abilene elementary school teacher. Some club members also attended the March 5-7 annual TSEA convention in Houston. In addition to the chance to learn from and about teachers, TSEA membership also allowed education majors the chance to receive several benefits. Members were able to purchase at group rates a Sl million insurance policy to cover them while they were student teaching. Students also were eligible to receive several education periodicals. Dita Keesee, a junior from Lubbock, served as TSEA president. Other officers were Gale Yelman, junior from LaMesa, Calif., vice president, Ellen Porter, junior from Thousand Oaks, Calif., secretary, and Donna Marie Claassen, junior from Groom, treasurer. This page: top - Something in a spring TSEA meeting amuses Gale Yelmang bol- Iom f TSEA members and sponsor. TSEA 271 S mphonic Band tour anhandle During the last part of the fall semester, while the Big Purple was still marching, some of the members of that organization began to prepare for auditions for the Symphonic or Concert bands. John Whitwell, director of the Big Pur- ple and conductor of the two bands, said, "The Symphonic Band is made up of the advanced and more experienced musicians and is the more professional groupfl Whitwell estimated that 90 people audi- tioned Nov. 30-Dec. 8 for places in Sym- phonic Band, but only 70 were chosen. "Those who weren't chosen for Sym- phonic Band, or those who did not want to audition, were automatically placed in Concert Bandfl he said. "No one is exclud- ed from Concert Band." In addition to three concerts at ACU, for five days during April the band toured cities in the Texas Panhandle, as well as two Colorado cities. Although preparing for the concerts re- quired a great deal of time, students had contact with individuals involved in the music profession. Elizabeth A. H. Green and H. Robert Reynolds visited ACU during the spring semester. Green, professor emeritus of music from the University of Michigan, conducted a band rehearsal and guest- taught the ACU conducting class. Reynolds, director of bands at the University of Michigan, and president of College Band Directors National Associa tion, led a band rehearsal, taught a con ducting workshop. "Bringing nationally prominent peoplf to ACU to work with the band is a majo resource that should not be overlookedf Whitwell said. This page: left - Brenda Mesmer, 1 junior radio-television major, watches thi director during a daily practiceg center - Glenna George, a junior music major looks at a program before the Februar, concert begins, right - Bill See, a junio from Abilene, plays the french horn dur ing a daily practiceg bottom - Member ofSymphonic Band. are l ul A sk jffi ' S 1 FRONT ROW f Sharon Mitchell, Michelle Gilbert, Rhonda Eacker, Marla McDaniel, Karen Spence, Kristi Halfacre, Paige Foster, Rendi Young. ROW 2 - Day Hoelscher, Annette Schaffner, Sheryl Vanderford, Juanita Turner, Brenda Mesmer, Glenn Grant, Karen Rainwater, Andrea Ruebush, Vivian Tolbert, Jana Palm' Pam Wilson. ROW 3 - Karla Pace, Kristy Pendergrass, Melanie Ayers, Bill See, Barb Murphy, Robb Fridge, Deanie Ellis, Melanie Shaner, Brian Hahn, Debl Barth, Terry See, Katie Harper, Donna Newell, Kathrese Coleman, Phyllis Spain, Lana Stone, Karen McCarthy, Kevin Baird. ROW 4 - Stephen Bynum, Jol Casada, Tim Beckett, Brian Cade, Ricky Griggs, Kirk Thaxton, Jeff McCarty, LuAnne Tyson, Glen Foster, Eric Wharton, Cary Gray, Phil Watson, Eddie Meade Scott Cox, Barry Wiseman, Dale Thomas, David Roach, Brennan Holland, Mel Witcher, John Cawyer, Rick Carrasco, Lynn McKee, Van Henry, Keith Westmorelar Rob Towell. ROW 5 - Paul Heard, Lance Davis, Bart Moyers, David Stevens, Donnie Baisden, Kenny McFarland, Alex Schleyer. STANDING - James F103 Laurie Brigman, Fred Howard, David Falk, Joe Booth, Steve Touchstone. 272 Symphonic Band Presidentis wife join W club for lunch "ln the past two or three years W Club was just getting to be nothing," said its president Star Ferguson, senior from Abilene. So, the president said she tried to conduct more meetings and arrange more programs. In March members met for a brown bag luncheon with Peggy Teague. Ferguson said Mrs. Teague related some of her travels and experiences as wife of ACU president Dr. William J. Teague. Kay McGlothlin spoke at the April lun- cheon meeting. Mrs. McGlothlin, former ACU student and wife of Board of Trustees chairman Ray McGlothlin, spoke about W Club activities when she was a member. Her remarks gave members ideas for future years, their president said. The women's honor organization con- tinued its reunions for former members with a morning tea Oct. 3l during Homecoming weekend and a dinner during Lectureship. Contributions from alumni and funds from a Carnation sale allowed the club to erase a S50 deficit and award a S200 scholarship to Merry Bruton, a junior English major. Ferguson said Bruton was chosen by W Club's l98l-82 and 1982-83 officers from applicants nominated by academic depart- ment heads. This page: top - Star Ferguson, W Club jg president, calls roll at the club's jlnal .4 meeting, bottom - WClub members. FRONT ROW - DeRinda Hogue, Ellen Fillmon, Deborah Ogren, Kathleen Menage, Krystal Maxwell, Star Ferguson, Ann Ferguson, Roxy Halekakis, Nancy Chester, Karen Carver, Charlotte Anderson. ROW 2 - Loreta Kelley, Luann Shurbet, Pam Johnson, Robin Ward, Strelsa Faver, Melinda Laman, Terra Hardin, Janet Kellogg, Rhonda Staples, Kelly McGlothlin, Grace Stringfellow, Lori Davis. ROW 3 - Marsha Harper, Grace Hooten, Melanie Pledger, Jennifer Fritts Carpenter, Kimela Heyen, Terry See, Patricia Osborn, Fern Parmer, Carolyn Graham, Lynda Horne, Jean Vanderslice, Meg Mahanay, Mary Onstead, LuAnne Tyson, Roberta Sickles, Gladine Stirman, Terri Peterson, Julie Blasingame, Stephanie Stafford, Helen Teague, Rachel Johnson. ROW 4 4 Beth Owens, Claudia Nichols Fink, Linda Ferguson, Johanna Haltom, Karla Pace, Heather Carlile, Anita Jo Young, Faye Armstrong, Susan Rohre, Vicki Jo Allen, Sherry Hurley, Kendall Waddill, Cor- nelia Malherbe. W Club - 273 3 if M f . ws f M 'Q 2, R . 21 sf? K H zk. x X 55. 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SWE -....q.--.kv my 'A Texas Tradition -1 Delta Theta Club with changed reputation "DTs are moving up," said Kelly Barnes, a junior from Abilene. Barnes, who was Delta Theta social club's biddie master in charge of pledge classes, said the club inducted several more members than in recent years f 24 bid- dies in the fall semester and 21 in the spring. The number of women pledging Delta Theta reflected the clubis changed image, Barnes said. f'Our reputation is no longer what it used to be." She explained that Delta Theta had been known as a party club, but that current members were work- ing to change that reputation. Kelly Miller, a DT and a senior mass communication major, agreed that the club's image had changed. She said the fall pledge class especially helped change the club's reputation. 'fThey were a group of precious, precious Christian girls," Miller said. "I wish I had longer to be in club with them." Barnes said she would now describe the club, one of the smaller women's clubs, as "a bunch of girls who really care about each other and pretty much stick together." But she added, f'We're not real cliquishf' Another change in club that Barnes noted was a different emphasis in in- tramural competition. She said the club members participated in intramurals with their primary goal being fun rather than victories. However, led by Kelly McGlothlin, in- tramural director, the club still did very well in competition with other women's social clubs. Delta Theta placed second in football, volleyball, basketball, the swim meet and waterball, in which women com- peted this year forthe first time. This page: top - Delta Theta pledges show their spirit in afootball pep rally in the mall area. The rally took place before the Angelo State University football gamej bottom A Michelle Baxter, senior elementary education major from Lub- bock, snacks at a reception before the Delta Theta spring social at the Fort Worth Hilton Hotel. Opposite page: top A Fall pledges march soggily around the GATA fountain while GATA members sing their club song, Flaming GATAs,' bottom f Delta Theta social club members. 276 Delta Theta ,Wr- , - , ' i . if - A-w.,ft.. aq:' -f iweiriiefif-saf1..2.zi1..za:a ii iii I . 4 4 .. f . f .... M. I 3 .. ,-- ' add two large pledge classes l FRONT ROW - Michelle Baxter, Valinda Avey, Lisa Kay Young, Kelly McGlothlin, Geana Bassham, Cathy Martin, Lori Davis, Amy Ritchie. ROW 2 - Rhonda Staples, Kelly Miller, Tammy Hanby, Judy Walton, Carol Hurt, Leah Kirkpatrick. ROW 3 - Susan Green, Tammy Shuford, Le Grace Durham, .Ian Watson, Julie Aaron, Denise McLennan, Michelle Mahanay, Dawn Mallory, Alyssa Armstrong, Jamie runer, Sandra Tetreault. ROW 4 A Linda Youree, Kim Hurst, Leigh Mason, Fara Page, Marcia Clanin, atti Neisler, Judy Struck, Cindy Smith, Diane Rider, Ruth Whitworth, Sharla Jones. ROW 5 - Danna ambert, Paula Rogers, Kelli Kelsoe, Tina Richard, Leigh Ann Tooke, Ellaine Allred, Theresa Avey, Julie Jordan, Hillary Hodges, Laura Pittman, Karen Taylor, Alisa Willis. The club also won the women's division of the intramural rodeo. Alisa Willis, junior Delta Theta member from Graham, received the All-Around Cowgirl honors in the spring rodeo. Another Delta Theta also won in rodeo competition, but in a different way. Fara Page, junior agriculture business major from Greeley, Colo., received the Miss West Texas Rodeo title in early September. Throughout the year the club of about 50 women participated in a variety of other activities. The women competed against members of other clubs in the fall blood drive for the Meeks Blood Bank and donated more pints of blood than any other social club. For every pint donated in the December blood drive, Christian Homes of Abilene re- ceived a S25 credit on the hospital bills of the women and children from the home. The club conducted an Oct. 31 Homecoming breakfast for DT members and alumni at the Woman's Club of Abilene. In the afternoon the club par- ticipated in the Student Foundation's "Carnival Island,', a series of game booths designed especially for the children of returning alumni. Members of Delta Theta rented a mechanical bull and let visitors try their luck at rodeoing, urban- cowboy style. In the early part of the spring semester the club worked at being devilish angels for their Sing Song performance, "The Metamorphosis of Mephistophelesf' The presentation was created and directed by senior Delta Theta member, Michelle Bax- ter, elementary education major from Lubbock. Club members and their dates attended four socials. To carry out the fall grub's "Fantasy Island" theme, couples came dressed as someone or something they would like to be. The spring grub social, conducted in a gym, was called "Let,s Get Physical." Members and dates dressed as athletes. The club also had two formal socials. A Christmas social featured a reception in McGlothlin's parents' southside Abilene home and dinner at the Abilene Club. In April members andetheir dates traveled to Fort Worth for a social at the Hilton Hotel. The couples also had a reception at the home of DT Rhonda Staples and visited the Fort Worth zoo. Delta Theta 277 GA TA President notes club closeness To some students the women of GATA social club may have had the reputation of being wild and crazy, said Nancy Chester, GATA president. But, she continued "lt's hard to stereotype GATA. Wild and crazy may be our stereotype, but the wild and crazy people just show up the most. We have quiet ones . . . too." Nancy said she valued the diversity of the women in the club and their ability to 'Lblend together and get along . . . lt seems like we have girls from each end of the spectrum and everywhere in between." 6'One thing l see in GATA is the closeness," she said. "For me it's a time that I can get together with this group of friends, where people are willing to work together and work through problems." She said being a part of the club, which included approximately 100 women, helped her improve her communication skills. Another important benefit that she mentioned was the involvement with so many people through social club activities. "lt broadens your sphere of influence. lt also gives people that maybe need to come out of their shells an opportunity. lt adds to peoplels self-confidence." Nancy described a good prospective GATA member as someone who already was involved in school activities and wasn't afraid to be challenged. After becoming GATA's, members con- tinued their participation in school and community activities as well as club func- tions. Lana Hall played Nellie Forbush, the female lead in "South Pacific," the Homecoming musical, Nancy Chester and Dita Keesee were Sing Song hostessesg and Susan Mitchell won the Miss Abilene contest. Members of GATA worked together to assist Meals on Wheels, a service project that provided hot noon meals for elderly shut-ins. GATA also contributed to the This page: top A A mistake in Sing Song GA TA 's Sue Callers, Sally Gary and Tracy and bottom f GA TA practice amuses Cheryl Chappel, Harveyg middle social club members. Opposite page: In a skit for old members, Sheryl Spor mimics the way an old member would treat a pledge, played by Wanda Adams. 278 GATA FRONT ROW - Laura Williams, Cathy Talasek, Debora Searbrough, Gwen Grim, Annetta Jones, Heady, Pam Baker, Roxy Halekakis. ROW 2 - Sheryl Spor, Dita Keesee, Joa Pyle, Robin Iso, Cathy Angie Morgan, Julie Ward, Sandy Brown, Mindy Lovell, Cheryl Beard. ROW 3 - Jayne Montgomery, King, Brenda Brown, Lisa Goodspeed, Sue Cullers, Lanette Pemberton, Denise Moody, Kelly Barrett, W Adams. ROW 4 - Leanne Mclntosh, Traci Merkel, Anne Neeley, Heidi Neiderheiser, Vickie Shaw, Thompson, Nancy Diamond, Karen Jo Crumbley, Patricia Osborne. 2 E I FRONT ROW - Debbie Barth, Cindy Vanderford, Laurie Wolford, Natalie Smith, Susan Mitchell, Kyr Kingston. ROW 2 - Lisa Oldfield, Annette Sehaffner, Katie Harper, Melanie Barnett, Tammy Barnett, Jud Arnot. ROW 3 - Cindy Mann, Paige Huekabee, Sue Cullers, Nancy Chester, Faye Armstrong, Conni Welch, Zeborah Pendergrass, Pam Hale, Anne Neeley, Brenda Boyd, ROW 4 - Rhonda Syler, Kendall Wad dill, Debbie Gardner, Andi Cannedy, Amy Lou, Brenda McMahan, Laura McCully, Sally Gary, Cind Holley, Cheryl Chapell, Kristie Dillard, Valeria Howard. ROW 5 - Julie Posey, Latina Lively, Tina Davio son, Kelly Tolson, Joy Polvado, Stephanie Scott, Julie Benton, Laura Overall, Tracy Harvey, Doyce Ann Nance, Dewitt Mackey. in pite of members' diversit Christmas for Children program for disad- vantaged Abilene youngsters. In their Sing Song performance called "Girls Scout Boys of America," wedding veils appeared from under Boy Scout berets at the end of the GATAS' per- formance. The scouts-turned-brides pro- mised to "always get their man." GATA received first place in the women's social club division for costumes, first place for originality and second place in the vocal competition. The club competed in several intramural sports and earned second place in badmin- 3 19? A ' ton and a berth in the semifinal football competition. During Homecoming the club sponsored a mother and daughter tea, a breakfast for present and past members of GATA and a sponge throw booth for small children at the carnival. Youngsters threw wet sponges at GATA's who stuck their faces through a background prop. Approximately 36 women joined the club as pledges in the fall or spring. The pledges planned the grub socials, prepared the food and provided entertainment. The fall grub social theme was "Little Kids," -t, rf, l and the spring grub was called "Anchors Aweighf' The club also had a country and western Christmas social in Abilene and a spring social in Fort Worth. At the spring social some of the closeness Nancy talked about was evident. Before the event the club collected money for a plane ticket for Judy Heady's boyfriend to come from Nashville, Tenn., to Fort Worth. Then at the end of the social, Judy, a senior from Madison, Tenn., and Zeborah Pendergrass, a senior from El Paso, announced their engagements. l GATA 279 , - Z YW Kappa Delian Shri Members call newest club my ,gt - E I l g' I 280 W Kappa Delian Shri FRONT ROW: Karen Wilson, Vickie Patterson, .lan Kelly Davis, Amy Withers, Tanya Hargrove, Gail Dug gan. ROW 2: Kathy Pettry, Juanita Turner, Brenda Vaughan, Beth Barnes, Becky Bolier, Francie Netsc Vicki Allen. ROW 3: Kay Patterson, Kim Smith, Shellie Upp, Debbie Ogren, Denise Dodson, Tina Stevens. fdifferent, but not separate' Two-year-old Kappa Delian Shri social :lub did all the usual social club things - marticipated in Sing Song, competed in in- ramurals and conducted socials. j But most members thought the club of ibout 40 had a stronger emphasis on ser- zice and friendship than most clubs did. But, said Athena Stevens, junior from Yoakum and club treasurer, "lt's not like ave're trying to be separate. We think we're 1 little bit different, but not so different ghat welre not a club, too." Charter member Amy Withers, junior from Fillon, Mont., said she believed members were closer because the club was founded only the year before. "We know where our roots are," she added. Those roots lay, Stevens said, in the spring of 1980 with a group of women con- cerned about the number of students being rejected by clubs they pledged. But this year, Withers said, Kadies had to cope with conflict over whether to ac- cept every woman who wanted to be in the club or to reject some "like all the other clubs do." In the end, she said, the club ac- FRONT ROW: Sharon Mitchell, Anita Young, Juane Heflin, Sandara Kitt. ROW 2: Robbie McCauley, Brenda Henry, Elizabeth Latham. ROW 3: Kathy Compton, Connie Hanna, Melissa Molina. cepted all applicants. As a part of its different thrust the club continued its involvement with the Medina Children's Home near San Antonio. Denise Dodson, senior office administra- tion major and KDS secretary, introduced the club to the children's home where her parents were houseparents. During the Christmas season the social club sent gifts to one child the home's staff identified as having particular needs, Withers said. In the spring about half the clubls members spent a weekend with the children. Stevens said the trip taught club members. "We didn't realize how lucky we weref' she said. "Those kids have been through so much that we don't even think about." In February Kadies turned their atten- tion from the young to the old. Club members made and delivered personalized Valentine cards to the residents of Happy Haven Nursing Home. Through the year KDS members min- gled their service projects with social and school activities. After Sing Song the in- itials "KDS" became almost inter- changeable with "M8cMs,' as the club per- formed as the candies that melted in your heart, not in your hand. Stevens said the women were excited about participating in Sing Song. Although she said members would have loved to have won, "our main thing right now is to show that we are a club, and we can compete." However, Stevens said close friendships, rather than intramurals or Sing Song, were the most important aspect of club for her and for most Kadies. "We just enjoy being with each other," she concluded. This page: top - Members of Kadies practice for Sing Songj bottom - Kappa Delian Shri social club members. Op- posite page: top - Denise Dodson and Athena Stevens discuss the club's trip to Medina ChiIdren's Homeg bottom left - Hazel Fillmon, head resident of Sikes Residence Hall, attends a club meeting in her role as sponsorg bottom right - Kap- pa Delian Shri social club members. Kappa Delian Shri Ko Jo Kai ' ittle club of women' expand , Ko .Io Kai, Japanese for "little club of women," amended its constitution to ex- pand membership from 85 to 100 women. "We expanded our membership to allow more girls to pledge. As it was, we would have only been able to induct about 10 new members and we wanted a larger pledge class," said Helen Shollenbarger, Kojie secretary and senior marketing major. In- stead the club admitted 27 Nu Nus in the fall and 30 in the spring class. "Club has been more fun this year because of more participation from more members," said Janet Kellogg, president and senior biology major from Wichita Falls. "We have had more activities for club unity, especially since we increased our membership." One activity that the club began in the early 1970's was resumed this year. Each week of the school year Winnie Gibbs, associate dean of students, received cards, homemade cookies, flowers and other small gifts from members of Ko Jo Kai. Jerelene Fulks, longtime Kojie spon- sor, said the club members "wanted to let her CMrs. Gibbsj know they appreciated her position and her efforts for the whole campus as well as for the clubs." Kellogg said the club tried to enhance its l spiritual aspect by organizing breakfast prayer groups to bring the club members closer to each other and closer to God. Eight groups of about 10 club members met at 7 or 7:15 a.m. three or four times in the fall for discussions, prayers or devotionals. Melanie Pledger, club chaplain and l senior from Corpus Christi, said the l breakfast meetings were a Hgood way to 1 start off the morning. You can meet in club Wednesday night with 60 to 70 girls, but with the breakfast groups you get to know a few of them bet- 1 ter, to know what they're dealing with." l I This page: top - Ko Jo Kai president l Janet Kellogg reflects the "Jungle Book" X theme ofthe spring Nu Nu Grubg bottom ' . l W left - Discussion in a club meeting at- tracts vice president Cindy F enner's atten- tion,' bottom right f Lori Waters, a member ofthefall pledge class, carries an armload of books across campus. Op- posite page: top, bottom left, bottom right - Ko Jo Kai social club members. aa 1 -. ' A - .... . Y ,,,,,, X 'Ss -TN . 282 - Ko Jo Kai join in Jump ope-a- hon The club prepared and delivered Thristmas food baskets of canned goods to eedy families. Twice in the fall semester Kojies sang Thristmas carols to residents of Bur-Mont lursing Center in northwest Abilene. , In March members of Ko Jo Kai entered campus Jump Rope-a-Thon for the ,merican Heart Association. The Kojies' iarathon jump roping earned the associa- on 3200. The Homecoming breakfast, an annual rent for current and returning members, took place at Briarstone Manor in Oc- tober. Also during Homecoming, Kojies ran a fishing booth, "Kojie Cove," as part of the Student Foundation's carnival. In the 1982 Sing Song, Ko Jo Kai per- formed " gShuttle Calling Houston: We Are Experiencing Technical Difficultiesf or 'How do You Drive This Thing'." Jean Vanderslice, a junior geology major from Abilene, directed the women astronauts. During Sing Song weekend the Kojies honored their mothers at a tea in the Gard- ner dormitory parlor. The club also participated in in- tramurals. Kojies won the Division Il basketball championship in the spring and also played to the semifinals in football. Fund-raising activities for the year in- cluded Current stationery sales, bake sales and car washes. Much of the money raised was used for club socials. Each group of Nu Nusiput on a grub social, and the club had a Christmas social at Abilene's Hotel Wind- sor and a spring social in San Antonio. A . v'-nur' -s-cv' lONT ROW - Cyndi Heuss, Angela Harris, Nanette McDonald, Melanie Jennings, Becky McVey, Angela Isham, Tamara Siddle, Julie Beasley, Amber Lavender, .mmy Welch, Tanya Duncan, Heidi Fredrick, Rachel Rainwater, Leigh Ann Manis. ROW 2 - Daphren Corbin, Joan Bartlett, Kim Parsons, Jane Robinson, Karie 'aves. ROW 3 - Cheryl Cruze, Toni Hale, Trayce Thomas, Shelley Salter, Penny Pepper. ROW 4 - Kathy Dodd, Leslie Alexander, Kristi Lockwood, Marta Uthe, an Vanderslice, LaVoy Moore, Brenda Jennings, Jody Chism, Carol Henderson, Jamey DuBoise, Sandy McDonald, Marci St.Clair, Shelli Dew. ,ONT ROW - Janet Kellogg, Melanie Pledger, Cindy Fenner, Lori Stobaugh, chelle Batson, Helen Shollenbarger, Polly Robinson, Elizabeth Haddon. ROW - Tracine Jenkins, Lynn Scott, Lisa Morton, Renai Knight, Kim Hill, Emily rrell. ROW 3 - Lori McCormick, Connie Jameson, Laurie Kelley, Sharon mston, Cathy Noland, Lisa Wild. FRONT ROW - Susan Harlan, Barbie Jones, Lori Waters, Suzanne West, Kathryn Mattis, Clara Jackson, Claudia Fink. ROW 2 A Denise Smith, Karla Pace, Dara Goodwyn, Michelle Pullen, Debbie Eads. ROW 3 - Jenny Davis, Mary Kirschner, Sheri Dyess, Anita Castleberry. ROW 4 - Kathryn Matthews, Lynn Ralston, Kimela Heyen, Debbie Flores, Dion Wilkerson, Janie Price. Ko Jo Kai- 283 Sigma Theta Chi oeial club examines purpose The women of Sigma Theta Chi strug- gled with conflicts about the purpose of their organization as a social club at a Christian university. "A lot of girls become members of a club thinking it will be a spiritual high," said Lisa McFarlin, president. "But realistically Siggies is a social club. Chris- tianity is a major part of club f and should be -e but club is not church." Lisa said she believes a club is a social event for men or women who like being together and having fun with each other. , "But we began falling away from having t a good time because we weren't following our purpose and traditions. And we were mistreating our Squigs tSiggie pledgeslf' Lisa said. r So before the Christmas holidays Sig- gies met in small groups for breakfast. "At those meetings members talked among themselves about changes needing to be made f especially in the treatment of Squigsf' said Judy Sims, a senior member. Each member evaluated the club at the beginning of the spring semester. Their evaluations indicated that the women wanted to be more fair to the pledges, to follow traditions and to be more unified. One of the ways Siggies united during the spring semester occurred when more than 100 women wanted to participate in Sing Song. but Sing Song rules allowed on- ly l0O. To solve the problem the ll club officers dropped out so all other members could participate. "We decided we would just have to work together," Lisa said. "But it was hard to give it up, being a senior and all." However, almost every officer was able to perform, because other members dropped out for different reasons. And the spirit of togetherness produced a first place This page: top e Ann Ellis and Pam Hamm, left, Jane Boldin and Kay Car- riker, right, tease with their dates at the Siggies spring grub soeialp bottom f Dur- ing a soeial at Abilene State Park, Lynda Packer feeds Greg Eaks. Opposite page: top af In a women's intramural basket- ball game Paula Willis looks for someone to pass to,' bottom f Sophomore Susan Welch listens during a club meeting. 284 ---e Sigma Theta Chi seeks unit through tradition vin in the vocal competition and second nlace in the costume competition. "The Sing Song experience definitely ightened Siggies as a group," said Kay arriker, Siggies' Inter-Social Club Coun- il representative. "Club was a trying ex- erience for me during the fall semester, ut now everything seems more friendly nd more fun. The majority of the embers have better attitudes about what plub is and are not as wrapped up in strict ules, but want to follow tradition," she said in the spring. "Of course," said Lisa, "some traditions have changed in 12 years, but we are going to keep the ones that are important to everyone." One tradition Siggies continued was participation in service projects each year. Suzanne Levy, Siggies' Keeper of the Key, organized several services. Two such pro- jects were taking care of an underprivi- leged family from Abilene and cooperating with Kinsmen to escort boys from the Abilene Boys Home to a football game. Another tradition Siggies followed was K FRONT ROW - Pam Keese, Diana Hamby, Kelli Mack, Mitzi Balios, Shelley Sparks, Lisa McFarlin, Mary inn Hampton, DeeAnne Nolan. ROW 2 - Lisa Watson, Cindy Douthit, Mary Overall, Lynda Packer, uzanne Levy, Roberta Sickles, Lee Ann Hearne, Judy Burkett. ROW 3 - Michelle Barrow, Lauren Dyer, Celly Myers, Cynthia Gibson, Tori Ables, Julie Allen, Lisa Riley, Susan Scott. ROW 4 - Barb Hines, Teresa sangan, Sharon Collier, Dee Anne Garrett, Shelley Hall, Lori Pipkin, Heather Bell, Ann Ellis. -Mr enderson, Susan Welch, Janet White. ROW - Patsy Thompson, Vicki Varner, Lee Ann MacLeod, Lu Anne Tyson, Dee Dee White, Mary Hale, Lori Harwell, Jill Pearson, Kim Vaught, Becky Bourland. ROW 2 - Judy Sims, Rhonda Rogers, Cross, Sharon Buckley, Celeste Freeman, Tori Ables, Lyndee Haley, Laura Conway, Susan Hickman, en Cowan. ROW 3 Y Julie Gipson, Jane Morrow, Jayne Reno, Lori Campbell, Paula Willis, Teresa s, Meg Mahaney, Christie Coleman, Paula Garrett, Stephanie Shinn, Leigh Ann Fowler. ROW 4 i honda Bosley, Ann Ellis, Kay Carriker, Tori Turner, Carol Fenimore, Sally Cole, Brenda Nix, Jayma to conduct their socials e two grubs, Christmas and spring f in the Abilene area. "We like to do this because we decided long ago that we could have just as much fun in Abilene as we could anywhere else,', said Lisa. "And we have a lot of fun -just ask any of the lucky guys who have gone!" "Seriously," Lisa said, 'gSiggies as a club is a lot of fun, but we also have our minds toward God. With the right leader- ship and direction we will continue to grow in the Lord and get better." F 'V ' L Sigma Theta Chi 285 Zeta Rho Alpha Club helps conduct sport da The women of Zeta Rho Alpha began the year by working with the men of Frater Sodalis to sponsor Sportstacular, a money-raising event for Abilene Christian Elementary School. The social club members supervised ACES students who participated in various sporting events such as foot races, wheelbarrow races and a Frisbee-throwing contest. "It was a lot of fun for the kids and for us," said Kendra Gilbert, junior accounting major from Amarillo. Becky Parker, a junior marketing major from Albuquerque, N.M., described the October event as "a good opportunity to get to know not only people from ACU, but also people from the community." Terry Touchstone, a local Realtor, coor- A a'ltl M 5 T dinated the event, which local businessmen helped sponsor. Also in October, Zetas won the booth contest at the Student Foundation's 2 Homecoming carnival. The Zeta booth was a Cookie Hut where visitors decorated cookies, and the best decorated confection won its creator 575. Before the school year began, the club made efforts to attract more pledges for the fall semester. Approximately 50 women who had received letters from club members during the summer attended a "Garden Party" rush in the Campus Z.. . X' l i Center. Each of the women who attended 5' received a small plant as a favor. "We worked really hard in the summer ff writing letters to get a lot of pledges to build the club up," said Susan Rohre, a junior elementary education major from Lubbock. L'And we were real pleased with the number of girls who came to the rush." A ""5"' e Of the 50 women who attended the fall rush, l2 became Alphas, or Zeta pledges. Five women joined the club as spring semester pledges. The pledges and old members entered a basketball team in intramural competition for the first time in the clubfs history. The team earned a 2-2 record and played to the semifinals of the tournament. ww This page: During a spring meeting Zeta president Charlotte Anderson turns to answer a question. Opposite page: top A 2 Donna Garrett, junior public relations major, listens to a club discussiong bottom - Zeta Rho Alpha social club members. L- 286 Zeta Rho Alpha organizes IM basketball team Eff RONT ROW - Charlotte Anderson, Linda Cannon, Diane McLean, Lori Watlington, Janice Carroll, Don- a Lynn Garrett, Becky Parker, Kristi Lively. ROW 2 - Pam Milam, Laurie Prather, Tersea Stewart, Susan ohre, Kendra Gilbert, Brenda Hatchett, Carole lrvin, Jackie McDowell, Linda Felix, Linda Parks. ROW 3 - Leslie Pullen, Pam Strickland, Glenda Davis, Kelly Ong, Kim Barbee, Geri Mooney, Paula Norlander, ,imi Adams, Mardella Hutchinson, Melinda George. "We did great considering it was our first time to have a team," said Gilbert. Zeta also competed in intramural foot- ball, volleyball and softball. During the spring semester the club sold Banana Grams during Sadie Hawkins Week to raise money. The Banana Grams, bananas with a message written on them, were purchased by students for friends and delivered by members of Zeta Rho Alpha. The club earned approximately S20 in the edible endeavor. Much of the spring' semester was devoted to Sing Song preparations. In their performance titled "The Can-Can Girls" the women of Zeta appeared as trash cans that became hobos and then garbagemen, all in four minutes. "We had a lot of funf' said Gilbert, Zeta's Sing Song director, "and I think we did an excellent jobf' Zeta president Charlotte Anderson pointed out a difference between Zeta and other women's social clubs. 5'We're a smaller club," she said, "and we're glad we're smaller." But, she added, Zeta's small size limits its ability to com- pete in Sing Song with clubs that can put 100 women on stage. "So we do it Cparticipate in Sing Songj to have a good time and to put on a good show," said Anderson, a senior elementary education major from Anson. Zeta ended the fall semester with a Christmas social at Old Abilene Town. After dinner Zetas and their dates went to Hillcrest Church of Christ, where they played games and awaited the arrival of Santa Claus. When he arrived, Santa brought stockings filled with gifts for the Zetas' dates. The club ended the spring semester with a trip to Waco for its spring social. The evening's activities were in a historic man- sion that after dinner became a mock gambling casino equipped with blackjack tables, craps and roulette. At the end of the evening the two "gamblers,' with the most chips received backgammon sets. "We tried to gear the entertainment toward the guysf, Parker said, "and I think they really enjoyed it." Also at the social, Scott Lenhart, junior psychology major from Clearfield, Penn., was named Zeta Beau for helping club members with intramurals and their prize-winning Homecoming booth. Zeta Rho Alpha 287 Centurion Sing Song, intramural awards Centurion achieved recognition as "a real club" after its third year on campus, its president Mike Maxwell concluded at the end of the school year. Maxwell, a senior from Garland, cited the club's second place finish in Sing Song vocal competition, its intramural victories and its many members who were school and church leaders as evidence that the newest men's club was "here to stay." Centurion won its Sing Song award by appearing as 36 pairs of Siamese twins. Centurion had more people participating than any other menls club with the possible exception of Sub T-16, whose number varied from performance to performance. Among the members Maxwell men- tioned who participated in activities other than club were Bart Castle, a senior from Lubbock who served as the Students' Association president, and David Baker, a junior from Abilene who performed as a Sing Song host. Several Centurion members also worked with local Church of Christ congregations. David Ingram, Centurion member and senior from Brazil, mentioned as examples Danny Mann, a senior from Harlingen who often led singing for the Hillcrest con- gregationg Jim and Bob Brown, brothers who were active in the Hamby churchg and Mike McDonald, a biblical studies major who preached for a small congregation outside of Abilene. "We're pretty proud of them," Ingram said. Centurion also was proud of its members who were on the football team, Ingram said. The club encouraged the This page: top left - During a Wednes- day night meeting Kent Hart, intramural director, makes announcementsg top right - Graduate student Danny Dixon stands near the starting line in the All School Day track meet,' bottom - Centurion social club members. Opposite page: top left - Fran Arreazola, sophomore from Dallas, listens to a scripture readingg top right - Mike Davis, David Flow and David Copeland, right, relax during a meeting, bottom left - Centurion social club members, bottom right - Senior Chris Tharrington, left, helps Centurion president Mike Maxwell conduct a meeting. FRONT ROW A Tracy Hare, Chad Campbell, Scott Lenhart, Ray Magee, Pat McCollum, Oscar Brow Mart Milum. ROW 2 - Mike Maxwell, Donald Sherman, Steve Jaynes, Steve Rice, David Murphy, D2 Castleberry, Danny Mann. ROW 3 ff- Jeff Conner, Bob Brown, Jim McGathy, Kent Hart, Mark Perry, Jam Arbuckle. ROW 4 - Scotte Clark, Barry Burgess, Randy Tucker, Rick Flood, Jonathan Gibbs, Dav Copeland, Paul Travis, Cary Gray. ho young club there to ta ' :eam by cheering with the crowd, making pheir own cheers and writing cheers on Josters for the crowd to follow. Ingram :aid the Centurions on the team ap- Jreciated being able to hear the clubis :heers. He mentioned Joe Hardin, who 'aced one of the top offensive linemen in he nation in the Southwest Texas State game. After hearing club members cheer- ng for him in that end-of-the-season game, "Joe just left him in the dirtf, In- gram said. During the rest of the year, Centurion iarticipated in traditional club activities. The club ,inducted pledges, worked in Homecoming activities and participated in social activities with other clubs. Members showed two movies, "Shenandoah" and "Creature from the Black Lagoon," a 3-D feature that was popular with students. The club also conducted socials. Members and their dates attended a Western fall grub social at Abilene State Park near Buffalo Gap and a Christmas party at the Windsor Hotel. But the club ended the year with an extravagant trip to Dallas where about 60 couples attended a reception at the home of one of the members, ate in the Hyatt Regency's revolving restaurant atop the motel's Re- union Tower and spent the night in Dallas. Also in the spring semester the club won the intramural swim meet and placed first in the All School Day track meet's club division. However, Maxwell said the year was not solely one of victories and honors. "We've had our problems on the intramural field and a few problems among ourselves," he said. But those problems, he said, signified growth and so were encouraging instead of discouraging. lONT ROW - Jim Foster, Dennis Driskell, Don Denman, Bart Castle, John Mahaffey, Neil Reece, Keith 'nold. ROW 2 - Tim Sweeten, Ken Fulfer, Dan Magee, Carl Cates, Rod Green, Gregg Gamblin, Tom fllo, Bryan Womble, Jess Lewellyn. ROW 3 i Robert Browning, Rick Hare, Keith Clark, Scott Bybee, Indy Daugherty, Larry Musslewhite, David Denman, Dave Myers, David Flow, David Ingram Jr., Joel rter. ROW 4 - Glenn Davis, Jeff Jones, Craig Archer, Kelly Herbert, Greg Wharton, Michael Davis, Gary ldwell, Glenn Addison, Tim Ingram, Steve Larson. Centurion 289 F rater Sodalis 6 de to the Fl ' weeps Sing Buzz - Bzzz - Bzzz - the sound of annoying flies. With this sound the men of Frater Sodalis honored the insect in Sing Song 1982 with their "Ode to the Fly." And the flies proved good to the Frats! Judges awarded the social club first place finishes in all areas of competition - originality, costume and vocal. For the sixth time since Sing Song began in 1956, Frater Sodalis took all first places. "All the guys wanted it real bad so they put a lot of time and effort into it, which is what it takes to win," said David Roach, Sing Song director and senior education major from Abilene. Besides Sing Song, the Frats also were involved in service projects for the com- munity. Club members worked to help vic- tims of the extensive Columbus Day flooding. The Taylor County chapter of the Red Cross presented an award to Frater Sodalis recognizing its members for the participation in evacuating, sheltering and relocating flood victims. Frats were the first organization to be honored as a group by the chapter. Frats cooperated with the women of Zeta Rho Alpha to sponsor the children of Abilene Christian Elementary School in a field day called "SportsTacular." Terry Touchstone, a local Realtor, again coor- dinated the annual program, an afternoon of athletic contests. Money raised from donations and pledges to the children was spent on school supplies for ACES. The club also participated in in- tramurals. Frats fielded three teams in flag football competition and entered three in spring basketball games. Two Frat teams competed in volleyball, finishing fairly high in the standings. This page: top - After a club vote Donnie Clary, Frats secretary, explains the out- come lo the group,' bottom - Frater Sodalis social club members. Opposite page: top left- Rodney Smith, vice presi- dent, enjoys a comment made during a spring meetingg top right - Frater Sodalis social club members: bottom left - Frats' chief fly, club president Jeff Craig, gets ready to go on stage for the group's award-winning Sing Song perfor- mance,' bottom right - Frater Sodalis social club members. 290 Frater Sodalis gif . 13-ti if kj ii FRONT ROW - Jeff Craig, Brent Davis, Tim Stephens, Brian Chastain, Phillip Derrick, Bingiee Shiu, To Towns. ROW 2 - Bill Keenan, James Clark, Matt Gerdes, Jack Dyer, Rob Sellers, Mark Burns, Edwar Hod e, James Flo d John B S Bl k. ROW ' ' g y , eyer, teve ac 3 - Donnie Clary, Willie Delaney, Rodney Smith, Be Hutchinson, Kevin Karnes. Song's command production "We always encourage the members to iarticipate in every event, to have fun and 0 mix a winning attitude with itf' said ludd White, intramural director and enior marketingfmanagement major rom Temple. The Frats again had three main events hat had been club traditions for several fears, said Rodney Smith, vice president ind senior computer science major from Naco. One of the events was the fall grub ocial called HayLay, where the members and their dates wore western clothes, ate dinner while sitting on bales of hay and watched a program performed by the Brats, the club pledges. The club had the cookout on a plateau in the hills southwest of the Abilene State Park. In the spring semester the Frats, their dates and their sponsors traveled to Garner State Park for a weekend camping trip. The club's third traditional event was its annual Hawaiian Luau late in the spring. "Frats have always had great traditions and it's hard to live up to the past," said Jeff Craig, president and senior political science major from Abilene. "But I believe the guys this year have set a new standard for years to come . . . although social clubs get a lot of criticism, I don't believe I could have been involved with a greater group of people while I was at ACU." "Our main goal," said Tim Stephens, the club's Brat Dad and senior manage- ment major from Temple, "is to promote lasting friendships between club members, have a good time and be of service while we're here." .t S. FRONT ROW - Mike Ballard, Bryan Elliot, Mike Baker, Tim McKinney, Louis Warren, Greg Frazier, Todd Thomas, Dan Dods. ROW 2 N Doug Orr, Lanny Witt, David Roach, Chris Freeman, Kerry Houchin, Scott Heft, Mike Bass, Lynn Porter, Steve Sorrells, Chris Clifford, Greg Graves, Steve Dillon. ROW 3 - Dar- rell Mauldin, Layne Garringer, Jeff Craig, Weldon Day, Rob Sellers, Ron Cobb, Gerald Cobb. 1 l ' W. ' X ff C ia. 9+ Q FRONT ROW - Roger Bailey, Ken Hurd, Randall Foster, Scott Cox, Steve Shaffer, Larry Sanders. ROW 2 W Kerry Houchin, Mike Berryman, Ron Finch, Billie McConnell, Clint Milner, Rob Sellers, Paul McLord, Kevin Brinson. ROW 3 - James Floyd, Judd White, Cory White, Mark Burns. Frater Sodalis 291 Galaxy Club fhumbled' by Sing Song Even though Galaxy wasn't for everyone, as Greg Guyer, senior from Lin- coln, Neb., said, the approximately 70 men who found Galaxy was for them were quite enthusiastic about the club. Members cited interpersonal relation- ships as a valuable aspect of the club. "You get to know people you wouldn't ordinarily get to be friends with, especially the older guys," said Steve Gilbert, junior from Oklahoma City, Okla. Nelson Coates, senior from Abilene, said one thing he especially appreciated about being a member of Galaxy was "get- ting to spend time with guys just doing crazy things you wouldn't normally do with studying and all." "One of the things I enjoyed most," said Jonathas Tchen, junior biology major, "was meeting and getting to be friends with the new pledges while still having a good time harassing them." Ron McCommas, senior from Abilene, said, "Club is a great way to get involved on campus and is really a good way to enrich your time at ACU." Another thing he said he enjoyed was "the good old Galaxy handshake!" The handshake McCommas mentioned required members to entertwine little fingers as they shook hands. Charles Pullen, senior from Dallas, said active, in- active and old club members use the hand- shake upon meeting. "I had a guy at Garland Road fChurch of Christ in DallasJ," Pullen said, "try to do it to me, and he's been out of club about three years." When Galaxy members weren't practic- ing their handshake or waxing eloquent about the virtues of their 25-year-old social This page: top and bottom - Galaxy social club members. Opposite page: top left - Jay Bailey, Steve Gilbert, Scott E. Jones and their dates ham it up during the cIub's spring grubg top right - Galaxy member Butch Hendrix shoots over Tro- jan Dewayne Hallg bottom left - Psuedo punk rockers Jim "Sid Vicious" McKissick, Danny Greer, Mark Duncum and Kevin Blair strike a pose at the club's grub: bottom right - Nelson Coates clowns after dinner at the punk rock grub. 292 Galaxy club, they participated in intramurals, socials and Sing Song. Galaxy represented striking baseball players and airline pilots in its Sing Song performance, "Strike Me, Strike Me." For the first time in several years, the club received no Sing Song awards. After dressing like baseball players and pilots for Sing Song, members of Galaxy dressed like punk rockers for a grub social and dressed formally for a social in San Antonio late in the spring semester. In mid-March members of Galaxy 3 helped the staff of the Day Care Center fo the Elderly move into a new facility a 3518 S. Seventh. The club also helped sup port the Spring Break Campaign to Miam by contributing money and sending som members to work in the evangelisti outreach there. In the fall semester the club conducted 4 Hawaiian luau social. Earlier in the tern Coates presented a Galaxy flag to the cluk The senior said he designed the fla, because "I just felt there was a need for . kind of identification piece." E 1 ? FRONT ROW - Scott E. Jones, Hutch Hailey, Allen Pruitt, Terry Hendon, Donny Greer, Robert Beasle ROW 2 - Robert Reagan, Jimmy Owen, Steve Prevost, Gary Hanna, Bobby Stephen, Von Corbett, Kev Blair, Mark Duncum, David Hawkins. ROW 3 - Joe Hardage, Kyle Carter, M0 Bryant, Steve Eldridge, Ale DeJarnatt, Butch Hendrix, Keith Peeples. ROW 4 - Mike Hopkins, Doug Durr, Steve Gilbert, Mark Hage Grey Lucas, Richard Wolfe, Nelson Coates, Jeff Curtis, Jim McKissick. ROW 5 - Chris Moore, Ti Williams, Steve Kendrick, Lance Shipp, Jay Bailey, Darren Edwards, Greg Eaks, Rob LaFreniere, Pat Adam Mark Lowe. l i i a 4 1 i FRONT ROW - Scott Hughes, David Yarbrough, Scotty Elston, Kern Lewis, Cliff Rhodon, Alan Gales: Brad Cheeves. ROW 2 - Paul Rotenberry, Robert Yarbrough, Jim McKissick, Regan Young, Gregg Hodge ROW 3 - Joe Hardage, Tim Williams, Mike Casey, Dale Moody, Mark Robbins. ROW 4 A Len Wad Larry Brightwell, Brad Small, Richard Salter, Daryl Zeller. ROW 5 A Lance Shipp, Darrel Andrews, Ste' Kendrick, Craig Goodspeed, Mark Duncum, Jim Asan, Mark Slough, Rob LaFreniere, Guy Lucas, Jay Baile Richard Wolfe, Randy Pharis, Kevin Huddelston, Scott Biggers, but members still enthusiastic H' WW f f f e Kinsmen Club acquires unexpected win "The Breakfast of Champions," Kinsmen's Sing Song theme, seemed to be a good omen for the social club. The theme, which Kinsmen carried out by appearing as sunny-side-up eggs and toast with jelly, was good enough for a second place finish in the costume com- petition. Norman Taylor, club secretary and senior marketing major from Dallas, said the award did more than just build club morale. "I think it's great,', he said, "that people in some other clubs paid S45 for their costumes, and we just got an old sheet and got second placef, But "The Breakfast of Champions" also seemed to foretell an event that had not happened since the club was chartered 14 years before - Kinsman III won an in- tramural basketball game. Club President Mark Ray, senior pre- dental major from Dallas, said that by the season's end the third team, which never before had won, was victorious in two games. The Kinsmen green and gold also had good luck on the intramural volleyball court where the club took first place in social club competition and advanced to the semifinals of the playoffs before being eliminated. Members of Kinsmen took on two unusual fund-raising projects to finance club socials and other projects. One weekend in February turned out to be a real gas for Kinsmen as the club assisted E-Z Serve, Inc., in the grand open- ing of the company's new gasoline station on North First. Club members helped direct traffic and pumped nearly 70,000 gallons of gas for customers lined up to buy the less-than-a-dollar-a-gallon fuel. The men did such good jobs as "petroleum transfer engineers" that E-Z Serve gave them a 25 percent bonus in ad- dition to the money they originally agreed to work for, Taylor said. l This page: Unusual makeup and costumes, like these Dwayne Shults, left, Charles Ratcliff and Michael 0'Quinn wear, were commonplace at Kinsmen meetings. Opposite page: top left - Kinsmen president Mark Ray helps the cIub's dog, Gamma Sigma Phido, attack a stuffed alligatorg top right - The sailor fashion craze influences Pat Bailey's choice of meeting garbp middle and bot- tom - Kinsmen social club members. Kinsmen with bed sheets, basketball team 'RONT ROW - Barry Wiseman, Todd Whitt, Jimmy Cawyer, Gamma Sigma Phido, Chris Courtright, Tim Beckett. ROW - Harold Christian of Harold's Pit Barbecue, Glen Fink, Corby Bray, Dwayne Shults, Kregg Conder, John Fails, Phil Wat- Jn, Scott McNeill, Barry Coleman, Michael O'Quin, Buddy Evans,-Randy Clinton, Kirk Holladay. RONT ROW - Bruce Kile, Larry Arnold, Norman Taylor, Charles Ratcliff, Gamma Sigma Phido, Larry lusick, Pat Bailey. ROW 2 - Gary Pratt, Toby Christian of Harold's Pit Barbecue, David Garrett, Karl avis, Mark King, Stephen Laman, Mark Ray, Steve Vertz, Bobby Heath. ROW 3 H Art Green, Michael 'Quin, Tim Myrick, Ed Allred, Corby Bray, Barry Wiseman, Bucky Shipman, Buddy Evans, Barry Coleman, 1il Watson, Todd Whitt. Kinsmen also participated in a project to help prove that sometimes getting involved with plastic money can pay. The club was paid to distribute credit card applications for Dillard's Department Stores. Another group project the men par- ticipated in was the American Heart Association's Jump-Rope-A-Thon in March. They were able to raise about S300 for the association. Kinsmen participated in other projects to aid Abilene residents. Twice they sang at nursing homes - once with their dates for the Christmas social and another time with the women of Ko Jo Kai social club. Also, members of Kinsmen and GATA took a group from the Abilene Boys Ranch to a Wildcat basketball game in Moody Coliseum. In the fall semester Kinsmen received the second place award for Homecoming projects. The club project, run by Kinsmen dressed as South Seas pirates, allowed con- testants to try to scale a rope that ran from the ground to the ship's makeshift crow's next. In the nest was a S5 bill, incentive for those attempting the climb. One of the highlights of the spring semester was the spring social, conducted in April on the San Antonio River. A tradition unique to Kinsmen, the kilt party, occurred more often than usual this year, Taylor said. All club members who became engaged were honored, or dishonored, with a kilt party. The engaged member was first stripped of all pride - not to mention most clothing - by fellow Kinsmen members. He was then thrown into the GATA fountain and given a kilt, with which to clad himself. The kilted member was then dropped off on Washington Boulevard and had to run back to Gardner Dormitory, where his clothing awaited him in the arms of his fiancee. She was the light he saw at the end of a human tunnel, through which he had to run and come out of with his kilt still intact. But this, said Kevin Wasner, senior member of Kinsmen from Abilene, as well as all other Kinsmen activities, was done with the club motto in mind - "In Chris- tian Brotherhood." "After all," said Taylor, "that's what we're all about." Kinsmen 295 Sub T-I6 John C. Stevens' former club Sub T-16, untamed and unpredictable, participated in both a charity fund-raising event and in a "kidnapping" of Galaxy pledges in the club's 57th year of antics at ACU, Members of Sub T assisted local efforts in the Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon to raise funds to help fight muscular dystrophy. Subbers helped other volunteers at the Mall of Abilene answer phone calls from people pledging money to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Later in the fall the club presented a special tribute to Chancellor John C. Stevens at the Oct. 3l Homecoming foot- ball game. Although all Homecoming ac- tivities were dedicated to Stevens, Sub T's tribute to the former Sub T member was much less ceremonious than most other weekend events. Club members drove the club's red "Gobmobile" around the foot- ball field during halftime with Sub T's answer to a Homecoming Queen posing on the hood of the pre-l970s station wagon. Also during Homecoming the club par- ticipated in the Homecoming Carnival with a weight-guessing booth. Jay Friddell, sophomore Subber said the booth's main purpose was "to embarrass girlsf' Another fall semester activity cost one Subber his pilot,s license. Sub T members "borrowed" a couple of Galaxy pledges and a plane, Friddell said, flew the pledges about 40 miles out of Abilene, left them on an old crop dusting air strip and returned the plane to its hangar. Another antic that caused the club some negative publicity occurred during Sing Song when members had the names of por- nographic movie stars printed in the Sing Song program as the people in charge of the club's costumes and choreography. However, Sub T's mischievousness wasn't immediately noticed. Also in the spring members and dates attended a 5'Jim Jones Jungle Boogiea' grub social. Sub T members continued their tradition of having low-cost socials, usually arranging socials that cost less than 510. Friddell said club members believed that a social's purpose was to have a good time, "not to show how much money you have." 296 Sub T-16 FRONT ROW 4 Mark Carver, Kirk Long, Brad Cranford, Frito Roetter, Jeff Perkins, Nathan Goudeal Dale Conder, Steve Sikes. ROW 2 - Alan Thomas, Gary Fleet, Tim Lankes, Jerry Overman, Maury Goodr Eric Howard, Gordon Ware, Jon Howard, Donny Bowen, Mark Harrell, Mike Luttrell, Mark Hawthorn ROW 3 - Gary Linn, Don Witt, Dave Potts. I 6 E E l FRONT ROW - Phil Poplin, Steve Mills, Greg Sears, Nathan Goudeau, J. B. Holts, Kyle Hammon, Joh Wilson. ROW 2 4 Charlie Cook, Marty Click, Barry Bartee, Todd Tudor, Keith Shelton, Wally McNei Gordon Ware, Chuck DuBois, Wade Weathers, Alvis Jones, Randy Andrews, Marcus Brecheen, Jay Fridel ROW 3 - Mark Cain, James Hill, Efton Giles, John Foster, Todd Lewis, Bill Saunders, Eric Stephensoi Carter Ezell. ROW 4 Y Gary Linn, David Wolf, Mike Holt, 3 E l +, l s him special Ctributel he fx X gif K sl .fre J T 1 S 5 5+ . gh! F dbx x as J T A.. 1 i I . ' c 1 ,- .e 5 K. gk ' 2 . .., e lr 4 TRONT ROW A Scott Orr, Marty Click, Bill Saunders, Brent Jones, Mike Holt, Phil Boone, Nathan ioudeau. ROW 2 - Larry Borger, Tim Lankes, John Foster, Charles Self, Todd Lewis, Keith Shelton, Barry lartee, James Hill, John Webb, David Wolf, Brad Morris. ROW 3 - Dan Niederhofer, Mark Cain, Greg lrooks, Mike Luttrell. ROW 4 - Steve Mills, Brett Mann, Gary Paul Miller. The club's policy on socials reflected Sub T's unpretentiousness and lack of jealousy, he said. The sophomore, who pledged the club in the spring, said he joined Sub T because "there's a closeness there that most clubs don't have. It's a real, real, real brotherhood. You're always a Subberg you're never an ex-Subberf' "Besides," he added, "Everyone loves the Subbersf' Whether everyone loved Sub T was debatable, but one thing was sure - no one could ignore the club. This page: top - Before a spring semester meeting begins Sub T members Don Witt, junior from Irvingg Gary Miller, junior from Garlandg and Gary Linn, juniorfrom Lubbock discuss plans for coming eventsg bottom left i Sub T-16 social club members, bottom right - John Foster, sophomore from Barstow, Calif, covers Mike Luttrell's "Get off my quid" shirt, which Luttrell, seniorfrom Abilene, wore each week to meetings. Opposite page: top - In their after-a-fashion Sing Song costumes Phil Poplin, sophomore from Springg Greg Sears, sophomore from Fort Worthy Kirk Long, junior geology majorg an unnamed mannequinp and Phil Boone, junior from Abilene, wat't to go on stage. The mannequin appeared in each' of the club's Sing Song performances: middle - Sub T-16 social club membersg bottom - Sub T-16 social club members. sfmrr ,,-:ia Sub T-I6 297 Trojans 2 Men end up out of Sing Son N S P5 ,na 3 ff? gf f Trojans after hat, mask end up in pit Trojans. Mention of that men's social club after Feb. 22 usually brought to mind the club's elimination from Sing Song. Trojan members were told they would not participate in the 26th annual Sing Song after a hat and mask ended up in the orchestra pit after the club's rehearsal in the final Sing Song run-through. Garvin Beauchamp, vice president for student ser- vices, and John Duty, director of university events, decided Trojans would not par- ticipate because the club violated a verbal rule against objects being thrown into the orchestra pit. Ironically, Trojans had returned in the This page: Trojan social club members. Opposite page: left - Wes Gorman, sophomore English major, and Dan Dillard, sophomore premed major, fll in as cheerleaders for the Trojan-Sub T benejit basketball game for Spring Break Campaigns, top right - Mike Newhouse, Trojan vice president, practices the club's illfated Sing Song presentationg bottom right - Paul Smith's heart-shaped glasses ada' a romantic touch. spring semester with what Courtney Con- nell, the club's public relations spokesman, called a fresh attitude. "We decided we needed to change directions," said Con- nell, a senior public relations major, "and start going with the purposes of ACU better." To accomplish that goal the club planned several service projects for the spring semester. Club members worked for 26 Bean stu- dent workers in a "Bean Worker's Night Off." Members conducted a food and clothing drive for Christian Homes of Abilene and also gathered old Bibles and other reading materials for the Huntsville State Prison inmates. Trojans played members of Sub T-16 men's social club in a benefit basketball game for Spring Break Campaigns. In intramural competition Trojans placed first in football, waterball and Frisbee throwing. The club also conducted four socials. In the spring members attended a toga grub social. Their April social at Abilene State Park featured entertainment by Kim Younkin, a country musician. A Christmas social took place at the Fairway Oaks Golf and Racquet Club. At the club's first social of the year, a grub at Old Abilene Town, Mike Newhouse, vice president, and E. K. Hufstedler, president, did a comedy routine that featured jokes by Hufstedler and hair-styling tips by Newhouse. Although Hufstedler, a senior from Lubbock, was president most of the year, he resigned in early March. "We were in a kind of no-win situation, I thought, and I got tired of messing with it," he said. He added, "We were having some pro- blems -that was right after Sing Song - and it this resignationj kind of shut everything up." Hufstedler said he met with Beauchamp and Norman Archibald, associate dean of students, before he told the club he was resigning. "They said they didn't want me to do it, but ifI thought I had to, then to go ahead," he said. The senior said although he had not wanted to resign, he believed his resigna- tion helped the club. . 71 ' ',,- ' MW , . v ti. A .. :RONT ROW - Phil Marshall, Roger McMahan, Mike Funderberg, P. J. Heimerman, Bill Lamkin, Gary Kramer, Andy Smith, Kirk Duncan, Greg Cunningham, 'aul Pinson, Bill Minick. ROW 2 - Steve Banks, Ron Maxedon, Luke Lynch, Doug Mahaffey, E. K. Hufstedler III, Courtney Connell. ROW 3 - Jim Vowell, Joel Blood, John Sconiers, Mike Newhouse, Drew Flansburg, Mark Truxal, Mark Barrow. ROW 4 - Ray Cheatham, Madison Smith, Philip Franklin, Scott Sugar, De- vayne Hall, Grant Feasel. ROW 5 - Dan Dillard, Sammy Bradley, Britt Stuart, Doug Howard, Danny Nutt, J. W. Lively, Doug Ferguson. ROW 5 - Gilbert Ramos, fodd Jones. ROW 6 - Wes Gorman, Scott Goen, David Rankin. Trojans 299 Inter-Social Club Council Club ' representatives discuss The Inter-Social Club Council, a group of representatives from each of the social clubs, continued its tradition of being an organization that did little or nothing. The ISCC originally was responsible for such things as disciplining clubs and pro- viding entertainment for the entire student body, said ISCC president Randy Tucker, senior from Fort Worth. But through the years, Tucker said, the organizationls responsibilities have been absorbed by the student services administration, the clubs themselves and the Students' Association. As a result, Tucker said, "It CISCCJ has become almost meaningless." Donna Gar- rett, junior representative from Zeta Rho Alpha, agreed with Tucker. "For years ISCC has just been a name,', she said. "It's hard to think of things to do that another organization is not already doing." But, she added, the group was more active this year than in past years. Most of the council's activity came dur- ing Homecoming weekend, Oct. 30-31. During Homecoming the ISCC provid- ed funds for the plants that decorated the stage area in Moody Coliseum where the Homecoming Court was seated during Fri- day's Chapel service. ISCC members also prepared a display for the Campus Center that honored Dr. John C. Stevens, to whom all Homecoming activities were dedicated. The display featured a large photograph of Stevens and the logos of each club on a 4-foot-high-by- 4-foot-wide-by-6-inch-deep wooden display. The council worked later in the fall to revise its constitution. One proposal the council discussed involved the minimum grade point average required of any social club member. Some council members sug- gested changing the requirement from 2.0 to 1.97. One argument often advanced for the change was that the registrar's office rounded up any GPA between 1.95 and 1.99 to 2.0. If the registrar's office follow- ed that practice, several social club members argued, so should the ISCC. Winnie Gibbs, associate dean of students, said the council resolved the situation by agreeing to leave the 2.0 minimum GPA requirement in the ISCC,s constitution, but to use the registrar's method of determining what constituted a 2.0. The new practice became effective in the spring, she said. The council's fall activities, followed by frequent fits of inactivity, could be viewed from a positive outlook, its president said. One of the roles the council was intend- ed to play was that of mediator of arguments and problems between social clubs. Tucker said he thought the council's inactivity was a good sign that the clubs got along well through the year. Despite frequent questions about the reason ISCC continued to exist even as a Ji if u FRONT ROW - Donna Garrett, Zetasg Rhonda Staples, DTS, Gwen Grim, GATAQ Natalie Smith, Siggiesg Janet Kellogg, Kojiesg Michelle Batson, Kojiesg Kay Carriker, Siggies. ROW 2 A Randy Tucker, Centuriong Carole Irvin, Zetasg Mark Ray, Kinsmeng Bruce Kile, Kinsmeng Jack Hodge, Fratsg Danny Greer, Galaxyg Jon Howard, Sub TQ Scott E. Jones, Galaxy. ROW 3 - David Vanderpoel, Phi Deltsg Kendall Young, Phi Deltsg Mike Maxwell, Centuriong Ron Cobb, Fratsg David Flow, Centuriong Ray Magee, Centurion. 300 ISCC largely meaningless body, the group regenerated itself in the spring by electing officers for the 1982-83 academic year. Garrett said the one area where ISCC might be able to do the most good in the coming year was in guiding Phi Delta Psi the newly revived men's social club. Plan: to revive Phi Delts began in the spring Two charter members of the men's club at- tended the council's April meeting to elec' officers. "People nominated some Phi Delts,' Garrett said. "We wanted to let then know that we recognized them as a club.' Kendall Young, one of the new club': representatives to ISCC, said he received 2 very positive response from members oi other clubs at the meeting. So, perhaps in a small way ISCC fulfill ed its purpose of being a unifier anc mediator between clubs. This page: Ieh - Inter-Social Club Coun- cil members,' right - Representative: from Sub T-16, Jon Howard and Keitl Shelton's shirts leave no doubt about wha. club their wearers are from. Oppositt page: top left - Before voting for new of ficers, Gwen Grim exchanges a commen. with Donna Garrettg bottom left - IS CC president Randy Tucker listens to a ques- tion in a spring meeting: right - Vickii Patterson waits for ISCC's jinal meeting to end. K 5 1 change in GPA requirement X e . 7,6 - '1 ws e L9 K 3-6711 M51 'Vi . wg? 'N'-N ,Y iii A A f W 5 1 af., , 2? 'S-'gm ' ' 'M' eff ff ' vs 1, ggi" ISCC The unwritten club rules,' or ED1TOR'S NOTE - Social club members faced internal problems, con- troversy over Sing Song and a running argument with non-clubbers in the Op- timist. After such a year, we need a lighter look at social clubs and the unwritten rules that govern them. I How much you'd spend for socials. If you attended your club's six grubs and six formal socials and three other socials as a member's date, a conservative estimate of your three-year cost was 5477. But just think of the fun you had. Go bomumnns. V:J,.-v- "'iK' ' KL.- Hc.. .tim YL' ,M fm for' TR 'G 'ffliifi i kjbliot 'VVVS 'X' L ,. fx a . -xo" 7' M ,. ,Q V--N :ic -2: , ,Wi i vs ,Q 'J K' ,.... es- f 'fi l use we t Semi IX leio Eitincinttutyttlll 302 Social Clubs fir rf' Q f" f Q H' O Which clubs really were brotherfsister clubs. By-laws notwithstanding, you could tell which clubs were brother and sister clubs by whom members invited to socials. For example, Galaxy members usually invited Siggies to their socials - even though Galaxy's sister club was Ko Jo Kai. Siggies in return invited several Galaxy members. Of course they also invited several Sub T's. And it grew even more complicated. I How to survive pledging One Galaxy Nova, who lived to tell about it, suggested befriending a senior no one would ever expect you to.associate with, moving in with him on a Moonie-less night and having Menaldi's Pizza deliver all your meals. 4 hat they don't tell at ru hes' ' The real blessings of belonging to a club Probably the main reason no one talked 1 you about some of social clubs' special :nefits was because you almost had to ex :rience them before you could understand lem. After all it's pretty hard to find the ords to describe the family-like friend- tips you shared with your club brothers or sters. Dating was another blessing - perhaps mixed one - that no one talked about ther. One positive aspect for a woman in club as that you could always count on four xtes a year to your club's socials, even if Ju had to ask them yourself. And, as the xmerous "pass-the-candle" ceremonies dicated, several club social dates turned to mates. C What the Inter-Social Club Council did No one told you because no one knew. O Your obligation to write letters to the editor ofthe Optimist You probably didn't notice when you signed the list in Dean Winnie Gibb's of- fice, but in fine print at the top was a state- ment that committed you to launching a barrage of letters to the Optimist editor if he ever printed an editorial against clubs. O What to do with all your old Sing Song costumes This page: top leh - Before a Kadies meeting begins Kim Smith looks at Sing Song snapshots with club president Anita Jo Young: top right - While serving sun- daes at a Siggie grub social Gretchen Shaw hams it up with Richard Bennettg bottom - A joke at a Frats meeting tickles Billie McConnell, sophomore from Lubbock. Opposite page: top left - Galaxy members attend a meeting in- cognitog top right - With a pith helmet and whiskers to help them, John Latham and Karen Carver carry out Kojie's Jungle Book grub social themep center - The punk rock craze shows up on Carmen Scarbrough and Jimmy Owen at the Galaxy spring grub,' bottom left - An ap- pealing monkey invites campus center passers by to buy a Zeta Bananagram,' bottom right - Pledge Gary Prath sports the bright green and gold pledge sports jacket. Social Clubs 303 304--Iionors Q-V 'Q 4 G 4 -O' 4' ws Q MIK 'Vtflnf MXXXS kxg E W o , 2: .fa X 4 Q ,y Q 56 'fa' is 2 if 1 5' Aff? QQ! , Agg, ..,,xw" u 1..:"f"" Ev Who's Who Seniors JOAnna Austin, an English major from Abilene, said she would remember the im- pact ACU teachers had on their students, and that she appreciated how they taught her to "learn how to learn." "I will remember the friends that I made and the things we did together other than our schoolwork," she said. She was secretary of Alpha Chi and the English Club and a member of the Student Accounting Society and the Pickwicker staff. JoAnna, a National Merit Commended Student, planned to work in some aspect of the publishing industry or in word process- ing. While a student at ACU she worked in the word processing center. She said she would like to be remembered as someone "who was dedicated and involved with her work and as someone who was a friend that people could trust." She enjoyed reading, ping pong and handwork, but her favorite hobby was quilting, which she and her mother often did together. Graduation brought significant changes to the lives of ACU seniors, but most significant to Steve Bishop was becoming a father. I-Ie and his wife, Charlotte Van Eaton Bishop, a 1981 ACU graduate, ex- pected their first child in June. Steve was spiritual life director of the Students' Association and director of the 1981 and 1982 Spring Break Campaigns to various cities across the nation. He planned to obtain a doctoral degree in counseling and psychology from Texas A8cM. Following his work at Texas A8cM he and Charlotte planned to move to Miami, where they wanted to work with a life resource center and minister to urban families. ul would like to be remembered as a per- son who had an influence on a few, and helped give them direction in their lives," Steve said. He also said he would remember the friendships he made and the people who helped him be more like Jesus. This page: JoAnna Austin, Steve Bishop. Opposite page: Alan Boyd, Kay Carricker, Curtis Carpenter, Karen Carver. 306 Who's Who will remember Before she graduated, Karen Carver already had accepted a job with Arthur Andersen Accounting Firm in Fort Worth. She was an accounting major from Tem- ple who was active in the Student Accoun- ting Society and was one of five business majors who received the Atlantic Richfield Co. Academic Award for outstanding per- formance in business studies. Karen said she would like to be remembered as a "friend that people could count on and as someone who had a spiritual influence on their lives." "When I leave ACU, I'll remember the people and all the good times we had together," she said. Karen was a member of Ko Jo Kai, W Club and Alpha Chi, and her hobbies were jogging and music. "I love to go camping, and I love to write letters," Kay Carriker said. "But I don't get a chance to do either of them as often as I'd like." Kay, a psychology major from Fort Worth, enjoyed working with Young Life, a worldwide, nondenominational group that worked with high school students. She also was a member of Sigma Theta Chi, E riend , IC Student Life Committee and Student oundation. "VII remember the people when I leave CU," she said. "And I want to be :membered as a person who treated peo- e for who they weref, Curtis Carpenter, an accounting and mmputer science major from San Antonio, id he would like for people to remember m as "a person who cared about people 1d enjoyed life for my interpersonal Jilities and not just my abilities in ac- runting and computer science." He planned to work in the auditing faculty, department of Peat, Markwick and Mit- chell after graduation. The Dallas firm was one of the Big Eight accounting firms located throughout the Southwest. When asked what he would remember most about ACU he said, "I'll remember the buddies I lived with before I got mar- ried, friends in club . . f' While Alan Boyd was a biology major, he played the cello in the ACU Orchestra and performed with the San Angelo Sym- phony and the Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra. Alan, son of Dr. Jack Boyd, professor of event music, was a member of Alpha Chi, Sub T-16 and Beta Beta Beta, a national biology honor society. In January he was accepted to study at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston and said he planned to train to be a general surgeon and perhaps establish a private practice in Abilene or Dallas. Alan said he had wanted to be a doctor since he had been a child. "I will remember the experiences with my friends," Alan said, "especially the guys in Sub T-16, and our Sing Song performances." Who's Who Who's Who Castle, C yer, Cates Jimmy Cawyer, an accounting-finance major from Dallas, served as the Students, Association treasurer. The senior was a member of Kinsmen and served as the clubis parliamentarian, vice president and Inter-Social Club Coun- cil representative. He also was vice presi- dent of ISCC. Jimmy was involved in Big Purple, Sum- merstage Companies Two and Three, Freshman Follies and Sing Song. He also was in the Student Accounting Society, Alpha Phi Omega, College Republicans and Alpha Chi and on the Dean's Honor Roll. "I loved the activities," Jimmy said, "but they were just a way to meet people." He also said he hoped he had "touched a lot of different peoples' livesf, Bart Castle, an oral communication ma- jor, was the 1981-82 SA president. He said he wanted to be remembered as "someone who people felt was responsible and a young man of integrityf' The senior from Lubbock planned to earn his doctorate in rhetoric and public address and become a college professor and administrator. Bart was involved in the Student Foun- dation, Student Bar Association and Cen- turion. He served as the social club's presi- dent his junior year. Bart's hobbies included outdoor sports, basketball and public speaking, which he pursued as a member of Toastmasters International. Bart said he would remember ACU most for the SA-sponsored Roast the Rams, a spirit-boosting weekend before the Angelo State football game. t'My major interest is Senate," said Carl Cates, public relations major from Odessa. "It,s something I enjoy, and it is something I can serve the school by? The senior was involved in student government as director of public informa- tion for the SA, a senator and class vice president. Carl was a member of Cen- turion and the Student Foundation. "I want to be remembered as a This page: Jimmy Cawyer, Bart Castle, Carl Cates. Opposite page: Polly Comp- ton, Courtney Connell, Nancy Chester. 308 Who's Who leader in the student life," Carl said, "not someone who sat around and twiddled his thumbs for four yearsf, Carl said his memories of ACU will in- clude "things like the food fight in the Bean and the faces of children at Christmas for Children . . . the Taylor Choir . . . the silence in sensitivity to tragedy? Polly Compton, an art major from Plain- view, received the Juanita Tittle Pollard art scholarship two years. The award, named after a former faculty member, seldom was given to one student twice, said Dr. Brent Green, chairman of the ai department. Polly's out-of-class interests include painting, drawing, ceramics and readinj The senior was a member of the Ne Masters Art Club and worked in the Tex: College Fine Arts Show. She also was member of Alpha Chi, Zeta Rho Alpl and Omega Rho Alpha, freshman Englis honor society. Polly, who was listed on the Dean Honor Roll, planned to earn a master degree and teach art at the college level. She said she wanted to be remembers t l l l saw E .. f f .ms- . 'Q' my KSXDWA , ' g J ' , - J ' 4. it ' Q I X3 ai tx Iii Y ' ' W Q 1 Q' A 1 ...M M lik N sw? . N . .. .wqwx .,. 5 55x R 3 ff . A... ffl' .S K mrs- - gW...f- Q' - , L Ea Qi mi. . we' N E BJ i "H FJ A QQ fi g,, Who's Who Students gain training Drawing with pastels and charcoal gave Alan De.Iarnatt, premed and biology ma- jor, "an outletw from his studies. The senior from Fayetteville, Tenn., said he had always wanted to be a doctor and was a step closer to that goal after being accepted by the University of Tennessee medical school. He said he planned to be a pediatrician or a family practitioner. Alan was cited as 'ga recognized exam- ple of the ideal student" by faculty members and the Student Life Committee when they declared him the 1982 Honor Man. The Honor Man was a member of two honor organizations - Alpha Chi and Beta Beta Beta, a biology society. He also was a member of the Student Senate, Student Foundation, Galaxy and the Students' Association Spiritual Life Committee. Pennie Dacus, senior physical education major, planned to combine her interest in sports with her interest in mission work by working with the MARK program in Western France. She said she hoped to help with recreation at summer camps for French children. Pennie planned to leave for France September 1982. "Now is the best timel she explained. 'cl don't have a lot 1 commitmentsf' While at ACU Pennie started on tl volleyball team four years and was chose most valuable player twice. She also pa ticipated in all intramural sports. In addition to sports Pennie said she el joyed ACU's people and would miss then "Everyone is looking out for you here," sl said. 1 Pennie was a member of Sigma The1 Chi, Alpha Chi and the Studer 310 Who's Who for careers in education Foundation. j Elementary education major Melanie Evans returned to Hobbs, N.M., after the fall semester and in April married Robert Bullock, a l98l ACU graduate. Before Melanie left ACU she par- ticipated in Texas Education Association and Kappa Delta Pi, an education honor society. She also was involved with her class, functioning as a senator her freshman year and a member of her sophomore class entertainment committee. The senior also helped with the annual Christmas for Children project and was a member ofSigma Theta Chi. ACU teachers had a big impact on Star Ferguson, an elementary education major from Maryneal. She said, "I will remember those teachers who are Chris- tians in and out of the classroom." Even before graduating Star was in- volved in education, teaching seventh- grade girls at Hillcrest Church of Christ. She planned to continue in education as an elementary school, kindergarten or early primary teacher. Star participated in Kappa Delta Pi, an education honor society, and W Club, a I W -: ' j P N women's honor organization. She served as president of both clubs two years. Star also was on the Student Advisory Board and the Teacher Center Board, the group that planned policies and procedures for student teachers from local colleges. Several groups awarded scholarships to Star, including Lone Star Industries Inc., the Texas Farm Bureau and the Texas Home Demonstration Association. Sky Forrister, a biology premed major from Nashville, Tenn., said he planned to go to medical school and later to work in a health-care-deficient area or in a large city. "Probably what I would remember most about being at ACU is big occasions and special days like Homecoming . . . and friendships . , . and staying up talking until five o'clock in the morning when I should have been studying for a big test," Sky said. Activities he said he enjoyed were acting in the dinner theatre 6'Don't Drink the Water" and in the "Music Man." Sky was a member of Alpha Chi and Beta Beta Beta, a biology honor society. He received an ACU academic scholarship and was listed on the Dean's Honor Roll. He also worked as a volunteer for the Red Cross and was involved in Christmas for Children, Mission Outreach and Sun- day school teaching. Glen Fink, management major from Estes Park, Colo., said his favorite memory of ACU would be "meeting my wife." Glen married Claudia Nichols, an ACU junior, between the fall and spring semesters of his senior year. Glen had his pilot's license and said he planned to fly for a major airline in the future. He was assistant house manager and co-chairman for Sing Song and said memories of his work with Sing Song would be special to him. Glen was a member of Kinsmen social club and the Student Advisory Board. He also served as director for All College Night and Freshman Follies. This page: Star Light Ferguson, Glen Fink, Sky Forrister, Opposite page: Alan DeJarnatt, Pennie Dacus, Melanie Evans. Who's Who 31 l Who's Who Education majors teach "I've been active in everything ACU has to offer," said Roxy Halekakis, senior business education major from Eagle Pass. Roxy was in everything from "A" - Alpha Chi - to "Wi, - W Club. Her in- terests in between ranged from band to politics. She played in the Big Purple and marched as a twirler. Roxy also was active in the College Republicans, Student Foun- dation, GATA and Campus Service Organization. She was a Homecoming Queen nominee and Sing Song co- chairman. Her grades earned her recogni- tion on the Dean's Honor Roll. Roxy student-taught typing and business practices at Abilene High School, which she said she found rewarding because, "I earned the kids' respect." After completing her degree, she planned to earn a master's degree, then to teach or work as a business executive. When she leaves ACU, Roxy said she would miss the "Christian atmosphere that I don't think I'll find anywhere else." "I'd like to be thought of as more than a specialist," said Cary Gray, senior math and physics major from Abilene. "I try not to hide out in the science building too much." Although Cary majored in a specialized field, he also was involved in Big Purple, orchestra and jazz ensemble and helped teach a leadership training class for boys at University Church of Christ. He was president of Alpha Chi, a member of Kinsmen and Sigma Pi Sigma physics honor society. Cary also was cap- tain of the award-winning computer pro- gramming team. Cary applied for graduate school at Stanford, Michigan State and other schools. When he finished graduate school, he planned to teach computer science at the college level. Jennifer Fritts Carpenter attended 16 years in the Abilene Christian school system. Because of that long association, the English education major said ACU was "home to me . . . I'll miss a lot of peo- This page: Roxy Halekakis, Cary Gray, Jennifer Fritts Carpenter. Opposite page: Kathy Hutton Mercer, Terra Hardin, Kel Hamby. 312 Whois Who ple who are so close to my family." Jennifer was in many organizations in her field - the National Council of Teachers of English, Texas Student Education Association and English and education honor societies. She also was named to the Dean's Honor Roll every semester. Jennifer taught elementary students at Hillcrest Church of Christ and student- taught Abilene High School English classes. She said, "I'm in love with the teaching profession because it is so people-oriented. I want to be remembered as someone who loved to try to teach others." She planned to teach high school English in the Dallas area. "I hate to sound cornyf, said Kathy Hutton Mercer, junior elementary educa- tion major from Fort Worth, "but what l will remember most about ACU waf meeting David." She married sophomore David Mercer in December 1981. She was in the Art Club and Kappa Delta Pi, education honor society. She wa: listed on the Dean's Honor Roll and was 2 National Merit Commended Scholar. ai in bilene school system After she married, Kathy did not return to school. She said she hoped to work in graphic design or for a museum. Kathy also planned to continue working with children in Bible classes. Terra Hardin grew up in Korea where her parents were missionaries so her in- terest in missions was not surprising. Terra, a senior social worker major, planned to spend two years with the MARK program in Chile. , After she returned to the United States, Terra planned to work as a vocational mis- sionary in the Northeast. She also planned to earn her master's degree in social work. Terra participated in Mission Outreach, Spring Break Campaigns and Christmas for Children. She also was in Senate, Stu- dent Foundation and on the Student Ad- visory Board. 'SI want to be remembered as somebody who was dedicated in what they were do- ing," Terra said, H. .. doing it with God being the first priority." Kel Hamby, senior from Abilene, was very involved in elementary education, his major. He taught three Sunday classes at Hillcrest Church of Christ, student-taught in the Abilene school system and spent one summer teaching Bible and world history in an African Christian high school. Kel served as a class officer four years. He also participated in Mission Outreach, Student Advisory Board and was a member of the 75th Anniversary planning committee. He said he would remember ACU as a training ground, "a place where students learned about their field so they could do a good job, and also a training ground for a Christian viewpoint, for dealing with peo- ple in a Christian way." l Who's Who Who's Who Mendenhall edit 4 ptimi t,' Even before Bruce Kile finished his degree in business computer science, he had accepted a position with the Dallas division of Atlantic Richfield Oil Co. The senior from Fort Worth said he planned to earn an M.B.A. at Southern Methodist University while working with ARCO. His eventual goal was a mid- management position in the petroleum industry. Bruce was active in the Business Ad- ministration Council, serving as its treasurer and newsletter editor. He also was in the Advertising Club, Alpha Chi, Kinsmen and Rotoract International, a junior Rotary organization. Also Bruce repeatedly was named to the Dean's Honor Roll. He said he hoped people would remember him as a good worker, "that if I had a task to be done, I'd do a good jobf, Jeffrey Leving, a senior biblical studies major, came to ACU from the University of Maine where he was a forestry major because he wanted to be "tied in more with people than with treesf' Jeff planned to continue in ACU's religious communication graduate pro- gram and to recruit an evangelism team to move to the Northeast. He led a group of students in a 1980 Good News Northeast summer campaign. . He said he hoped to be remembered for his Good News Northeast work. He will remember ACU, Jeff said, as the training ground for his work there. '5Also, I'll always remember the Bible faculty members for what they've given wisdom and knowledge about the Word? Jeff wrote "Looking Up," an inspira- tional column, for the Optimist. He also was active in Mission Outreach, Spring Break Campaigns and intramurals. His grades earned him a place on the Dean's Honor Roll. Lisa McFarlin, a senior from Hobbs, N.M., said she would like to be remembered for being active, promoting the school and, she added laughingly, "wearing bows." The marketing major said she planned This page: Bruce Kile, Jeffrey Leving. Op- posite page.' Lisa McFarlin, Danny Mann, Doug Mendenhall, Steve Mack. 314 Who's Who "to become a marketing strategist and to get on with a large corporation or marketing firm." She was a Homecoming Queen nominee and president of Sigma Theta Chi her senior year. Lisa also was a member of Alpha Chi and was a freshman cheerleader and co- chairman of recruiting for the Student Foundation. The senior served on the steer- ing, facilities and 1981 Homecoming com- mittees. Lisa also was listed on the Deanis Honor Roll. Danny Mann was an oral communica- tion and psychology major from Harlinge who was interested in people and wanted ' work with Christian education. He said he would like to be rememberc for being the charter chairman of Cei turion in 1979. Danny was a member of the Summestf Committee, the Inter-Social Club Counc the Optimist staff and the ACU golf tea and received the Presidential Scholarship He was interested in music and was His Singers and A Cappella. He also was Sing Song director for Centurion. Doug Mendenhall, a news-editorial m: 1 writes 6 essimi ti column jor from Yakima, Wash., was the Optimist editor in 1981 and 1982. M1 want to continue working in newspapers . . . l'd like to be a copy editor or something along that line," he said. "1 want to find some way that lean do that as a Christian." Doug was the recipient of the Wendell Bedicheck Award for outstanding student journalist. He also placed fifth in the 1980 Layman's Bible Committee Editorial Contest. He wrote "The Pessimist" column for the Optimist. "I feel that 1 will have had a successful college career if everyone at ACU dislikes at least one thing that l've written," he said. Doug was a member of the Student Press Association and Alpha Chi. He also was listed on the Dean's Honor Roll. "1 want to be remembered as the only person who ever made 108 on one of Dr. Marler's Comm CCommunicationJ Law tests," Doug said. Steve Mack, a finance major from Lub- bock, was vice president for the Students' Association and his junior class. He enjoyed skiing and basketball and hoped to be "in the top management ofa bank," he said. "l guess l'll have to be remembered as somebody who didn't take his studies too seriously," he said jokingly. He also said his memories of ACU would include the way professors cared about students. Steve was a member of the Student Foundation, Frater Sodalis and ISCC. He also was the chairman of the 1981 univer- sity security committee of the SA, a Christmas for Children group leader and the recipient of the First State Bank Scholarship. Who's Who 315 Whois Who l on sets world record Suzetta Nutt, a news-editorial major from Springfield. Va- edited the 1982 Privklj' Pear. The senior's future plans in- cluded possibly working on a newspapcr's feature and news sections, But her ultimate goal. she said. was "to be an editor ofa magazine or have an advertising agency with my husband." Suzetta also served as sports editor, copy editor and assistant editor of the Prickly Pear. She received the 1980 Prickly Pear Best Returning Staff Member Award and designed the 1982 Sing Song program. She also worked onthe Optimist staff. "l'll remember all the fun 1 had staying up with all the Optimistic friends next door," she said. "l'd like to be remembered for working with two top-notch publica- tions Ihe Optimist and the Prickly Pear. Tim Myrick was an accounting major from Fort Worth and said he enjoyed col- lecting antique cars and giving parties. He also said that one of his favorite memories about ACU would be dressing up like a nose in Sing Song in 1981. ln the future he said he wanted to be a partner in a Big Eight accounting firm. ,l Tim served as Business Administratio Council president. He was a member oi the Business Administration scholarship committee, Kinsmen and the Student Ac- counting Society and was co-chairman for Homecoming 1981. Dale Moody was a biology premed ma- jor from Memphis, Tenn. When asked what events he would remember after leav- ing ACU, he said "the day I beat Chic Owens in ping pongf' Dale planned to attend medical school al the University of Tennessee. He was a member of Alpha Chi national 316 Who's Who N 'DQ 'ww-J I seg --nv I .riff for indoor pole vaulting honor society, Beta Beta Beta biology society and Galaxy social club and was on the Dean's Honor Roll. He was also vice president of Omega Rho Alpha, the freshman English honor organization, and a class senator of his ifreshman and sophomore classes. l Dale was on the ACU golf team and the 1981 Lone Star Conference all-academic golfteam. Other activities he participated in were intramural basketball and racquetball. He was the Bull Roar Racquetball winner in 1980. Her senior year Lori Osburn, a social work major from Columbia, Mo., was elected Homecoming Queen and Miss ACU and served as secretary of the Students' Association. Lori served on the Student Life Com- mittee and was pledge class president, an ISCC representative and chaplain for Sigma Theta Chi. She also was ISCC secretary. After graduation Lori planned to work with the MARK program in Germany. She said she also planned to work in social work. Q Q5 -Q'-if Lori was involved in Spring Break Cam- paigns, participated in intramurals, was on the Fish Camp staff and was a member of the Social Work Club. She was involved in Sing Song for four years and was the reci- pient ofan Optimist Club award. Lori's hobbies included racquetball, swimming, needle work, traveling and working with children. She said she would most like to be remembered as someone who was happy and had a listening ear. Billy Olson, public relations major from Abilene, set a world indoor pole vaulting record of 18 feet, 10 inches. Billy com- peted in the Pan American Games and the World University Games. He also received several track awards. After graduation Billy said he planned to work in his father's bail bond business and train for the Olympics. The senior said competing in the 1984 Olympic Games definitely was one of his goals. But he said he didn't put too much emphasis on winn- ing the Olympics, because "it's just one shot. You could be the best in the world and have an off day." Besides his athletic endeavors, Billy was a member of Sub T-16 social club and the Optimist and KACU staffs. Twyla Pace, senior elementary educa- tion major from Haskell, graduated with a 4.0 grade point average. Although Twyla was 39, she said she "felt very comfortable with the kids at ACU, even though I was old enough to be most oftheir mothers." Twyla worked full- or part-time during her first three years of school. Yet she found time to be in Alpha Chi and Kappa Delta Pi education honor society. For a few years after her graduation, Twyla said she would continue secretarial work in Abilene, where her semi-invalid mother lived. However, she said she even- tually would like to teach elementary school. She said her best memory of ACU would be Chapel. "I loved going to Chapel," she said. "Every now and then we'd hit a service that really said what I desperately needed to hear." This page: Twyla Pace, Lori Osburn, Billy Olson. Opposite page: Suzetta Nutt, Tim Myrick, Dale Moody. Who's Who 317 i Wh0's Who Social, interest club Senior Todd Pickle said he would remember ACU for "the friendships it gave me one of iem, for sure." Todd spoke about his friendship with Lezlie Mclntosh, junior nursing major from Visalia, Calif. The couple planned a May 1983 wedding. But before they married Todd, a pre- dental major, said he would attend dental school at the University of Texas at San Antonio and eventually establish a prac- tice in East Texas. Todd was in Kinsmen social club, Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity and Beta Beta Beta biology honor society. He also was a senator two years and played sax- ophone with the Big Purple four years. The senior said he wanted to continue his involvement in music. But he said he probably would learn to play guitar "because it sounds better by yourself than sax." Betsy Powell, a fashion merchandising major from Paducah, Ky., was a member of Ko Jo Kai social club, the Student Ad- visory Board and the Student Foundation. She also was a member of the Students Association, and for two consecutive years she served as the secretary for her class. In December she and her husband mov- ed to Dallas where she was employed at Crum and Forester Insurance Co. She and her husband, Pat Powell, a computer science major also from Paducah, Ky., shared several hobbies, in- cluding water skiing and snow skiing. Pat was a member of Galaxy social club, the Spiritual Life Committee and the Stu- dent Advisory Board. He also was the chairman of Christmas for Children for two years and said he would like to be remembered for his in- M 19- 318 A Who's Who ----t .Sindh attract senior nominees Jlvement with that annual activity. "I :ally had my heart in Christmas for hildren, and that's the thing l'm proudest '," he said. "I probably put more effort to that than anything else." He said he would remember the Hscores ' friends I had - some that I will never :e again." "ACU was a very special place for both etsy and me," he added. Pat, who graduated in December, was nployed as a computer programmer at tlantic Richfield Company Oil and Gas Dallas. "It was just four years of fun," Abile- nian Susan Scott said of her ACU academic career. The senior physical education major said she especially en- joyed her involvement with the volleyball team and Sigma Theta Chi. "1 really loved both of those organizations," she said. Susan also said that she hoped to be remembered as a happy, fun person. But Susan was not all fun and no work. She received four letters in volleyball, serv- ed as team captain two years and set three records. She also made the Dean's Honor Roll and was a member of the Student Ad- visory Board, W Club and Kappa Delta Pi. After she finished her P.E. degree Susan said she planned to do a year of leveling work at ACU in biology to prepare for en- trance into a physicianls assistant graduate program. Rodney Smith, senior business computer science major from Waco, said he would remember ACU because of the people who helped him open up "and come out of my nutshell." Rodney described himself as very intro- verted in high school. Bvt at ACU he was in Alpha Phi Omega and Prater Sodalis and was president of his junior class. Rodney said he wanted classmates to remember him as "someone people could turn to." He enjoyed sports and "working with my hands and building things." He said he dreamed of some day remodeling or restor- ing a house. Another dream, which Rodney shared with his brother and a friend, was to start a restaurant business after graduation and earn enough from it to finance other pro- jects including several energy inventions. Rodney was excited about graduation: "When I walk across that stage at gradua- tion, it's fLook out, world, here I comef " Immediately after graduation Rhonda Staples, senior accounting major from Fort Worth, planned to take a three-week tour of Europe, then return to an accountant posi- tion with Price-Waterhouse in Fort Worth. Rhonda was active in the College of Business as a lab instructor, vice president of the Business Administration Council and president of the Student Accounting Society. The senior said she hoped to be re- membered for helping add two courses to the business curriculum, a lab for inter- mediate and advanced accounting classes and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Pro- gram, coordinated by the Internal Revenue Service. Rhonda was honored in 1981 as a Homecoming Queen nominee, a recipient ofan academic excellence award from Arco and an honoree at the Optimist Club's Youth Appreciation Dinner. This page: Rodney Smith, Rhonda Staples. Opposite page: Betsy Powell, Pat Powell, Todd Pickle, Susan Scott. Who's Who 319 Whois Who raduating senior plan Denise Stephens, a home economics ma- jor from Abilene, said she enjoyed teaching, and would like to teach high school home ec at some point during her career. "But I would like to have the opportuni- ty to workin other related fields," she said. "I would enjoy working with extension programs that are funded through the state and are home ec related." Denise said she would like to be remembered at ACU for her service to the home ec department and to Sigma Tau Alpha, the home economics club. She was a member of the Texas Home Economics Association, the American Home Economics Association, W Club and Alpha Chi. "1 will remember and appreciate the relationships with the people, and all the close friends that I've made," she said. Dawn Stubitsch said, "Art reflects the world as it is, and to be an artist or craft- sman takes something from the mind. You can't rely on others." Dawn, a senior art major from Abilene, spent most of her time either in her studio or at home working on art projects. She said that art was her hobby as well as her career. But she did have one hobby that was not related to the field of art. She and her hus- band bred Himalayan long-hair cats. She said they had raised several grand cham- pions during the past four years. She said she would like to be remembered for producing the best art- work. And she said she would remember the people whom she worked with in the art department. "We're a pretty close bunch over there, and I enjoyed getting to know the people," she said. Gladine Stirman, an elementary educa- tion major from Abilene, returned to ACU in 1980 to complete her degree after a 31- year absence. She said, "I will remember the friendliness and acceptance of the students, and the help and support of the faculty and administration." And she said she would like to be This page: Denise Stephens, Dawn Stubitseh, Gladine Stirman. Opposite page: Sandy Sweeney, David Vanderpool, Robin Ward. 320 Who's Who ed working with ceramics and collecting Irish Beleek porcelain. Sandy Sweeney, an English major from Tullahoma, Tenn., said she would remember the opportunities to work with remembered "for my academic achievements after a 31-year absence, and as a person who was a friend to the students." Gladine's career goal was to teach elementary school, and her hobbies includ- the students and faculty. And she was involved in many areas of campus life and activities. For two con- secutive years her classmates elected her tc serve as a class senator. The student bodj also selected her as a 1981 Homecoming Queen nominee, and she was a member o Ko .lo Kai social club, the Student Foun dation and the Student Advisory Board. "I hope that students will remember mt as being a servant, and always trying tt serve the best way that I could," she said. Her hobbies included playing the piano playing tennis and reading. And she sais that although she had majored in English she planned Hto work in some aspect of tht public relations field." careers in man field Although David Vanderpool said he didn't have much time for hobbies," he iid he was a pilot and enjoyed flying. "My dad got me interested in flying," he iid. "And when I was I6 years old Icom- leted my license." He was a premed major from Dallas and member of Alpha Chi, Beta Beta Beta lonor Society and the Spiritual Life Tommittec, He said he planned to enter medical :hool and Ubecome a physician in a place 'here medicine is needed." He said he iight become a medical missionary. "I will remember the combination of people, the fine Christian atmosphere and the professors who were ethical and good models," he said. Robin Ward was a mass communication major from Abilene. She was the manag- ing editor of the Optimist for two years, and her byline was a familiar sight to the paper's readers. She said she planned to earn a master's degree in mass communication and to enter the field of newspaper journalism. She said she would like to "do something like be a section editor," or maybe combine home economics and journalism by becom- ing the editor of the living section of a newspaper. During the summer she planned to go to Vienna, Austria, to European Christian College and to the Soviet Union with a group led by Dr. B. E. Davis, professor of communication. She said she would like to be remembered as a good friend. "When you really stop and think about it, if someone remembers you, then that's what is impor- tant," she said. Who's Who 321 raduation Honor "I'm 39. My goal was to get my first degree by the time I was 40," said Twyla Pace, an elementary education major from Haskell. Twyla and two other students who main- tained a 4.0 grade point average during their college careers shared top academic honors during commencement ceremonies May 2 in Moody Coliseum. The other students were Sherri Abee, a social work major from Owensboro, Ky., and Mel Witcher, a music education major from Lampasas. Twyla said because she had to wait so long to go to school that it really changed the way she looked at her education. "So, I decided that when I finally got to college, I was going to do the best that I could," she said. She was a member of Kappa Delta Pi, an education organization, and Alpha Chi. And she was listed on the Dean's Honor Roll for three semesters. Sherri was a member of Circle K, a ser- vice organization affiliated with the Kiwanis Club, and the Social Work Club. She was honored during the annual Parents Day luncheon, received the Women of ACU scholarship and was listed on the Dean's Honor Roll for seven semesters. Mel was a member of the Symphonic Band, the Four O'Clock Jazz Ensemble and the Orchestra. He was honored as a Sherrod Scholar in 1981, won first place in the ACU Com- position Contest, and was a co-winner of the composition contest sponsored by the Texas Music Educators Association. Mel planned to teach in the Denton Public School System and work on a master's degree at North Texas State University in Denton. His wife, Judy, said, "I've always been amazed at how fast he reads and how much knowledge he retains." And Mel said that his organizational skills and hav- ing Judy to help him were two of the things that helped him have a successful academic career. This page: Sherri Abee, Mel Witcher. Not Pictured - Twyla Pace. 322 Graduation Honors 23W ew onor an, Honor Lady i. wht Two students whom the Student Life Committee described as "recognized ex- amples of the ideal studenti' became ACU's Honor Man and Honor Lady at the Feb. 21 Honor's Day Banquet. Alan DeJarnatt, senior pre-med major from Fayetteville, Tenn., and Jennifer Fritts Carpenter, senior English education major from Abilene, received the Honor Man and Lady awards. "It really took me by surprise and meant a lot to me," said Alan who also was recognized that afternoon as an honor stu- dent in the biology department. Alan was a member of Beta Beta Beta and Alpha Chi national honor societies, He also was featured in Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges. Jennifer, who attended not only ACU but also Abilene Christian Elementary and High schools, said she especially ap- preciated the award because of her long association with the school. Her father, Dr. Chantrey Fritts, served as the chairman of the education depart- ment. Fritts said he and his wife "were especially pleased because we felt it was such an all-around award. It honored her for her Christian character and her leader- ship as well as her grades." The positions Jennifer filled while a stu- dent reflected her leadership abilities. She served as president and secretary-treasurer for Sigma Tau Delta, English honor socie- ty, and treasurer for Kappa Delta Pi, education honor society. She also was a member of Alpha Chi, W Club, English Club, Texas Student Education Associa- tion and the National Council of Teachers of English. The Who's Who committee also selected Jennifer as one of ACU's 48 students to be featured in 1982. Alan and Jennifer were selected for their character, example and scholarship by the Student Life Committee, made up of students, faculty, the deans of students and the vice president for student services. This page: Jennifer Fritts and Alan DeJarnatt. Honor Man and Lady 323 r. and "I'm embarrassed, surprised and honored, and I think first of my parents," Larry Fatheree said. "They raised me the way they have, and I'm happy about the award for them so that they can see what they've made me." Larry, an all-level physical education major from Eldorado, and Lori Osburn, a social work major from Columbia, Mo., were selected by the student body from eight nominees to receive the Mr. and Miss ACU award. Larry played on the varsity tennis team throughout the time he was a student at ACU. He was listed on the Dean's Honor Roll and worked with the Highland Church of Christ bus ministry and the Becomers program. Lori, also chosen by the student body as the 1981 Homecoming Queen, was a member of Sigma Theta Chi social club, and she served as the chaplain and ISCC representative for that organization. "I was just as surprised when I received Miss ACU as I was when I was chosen Homecoming Queen," Lori said. "It's still just as much of an honor -if not more." She was selected for membership in Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges, served as secretary of the Students' Association and was a member of the Student Life Committee. After graduation Lori planned to spend two years in Germany working in the MARK program. Her outside interests in- cluded sports, traveling and working with children. "I guess I think of all my friends and feel honored that they would choose me for this awardj' she said. This page: Larry Fatheree, Lori Osburn. 324 Mr. and Miss ACU 'ss ACU I 7, X 1- -. 1 V ominees Nominees for Mr. and Miss ACU in- cluded Bart Castle, Karen Carver, Kel Hamby, Steve Mack, Nancy Chester and Lisa McFarlin. Bart was an oral communication major from Lubbock. He served as president of the Students' Association and Centurion social club. He was also a member ofthe Student Bar Association and was co- chairman of the Spiritual Affairs Commit- tee for Summester. Karen, an accounting major from Tem- ple, served as treasurer of Ko .Io Kai social club and was a member of the Student Ad- visory Board, the Judicial Board Commit- tee and the Sherrod Life Committee. She also served on the Student Founda- tion and was a member of W Club and Alpha Chi. She was listed on the Dean's Honor Roll and was chosen as a 1981 Homecoming Queen nominee. Steve, a finance major from Lubbock, was vice president of the SA and his junior class. He was a member of the Student Foundation and Frater Sodalis social club, and served as Frats' representative to the ISCC. A member of the Homecoming Commit- tee and a Homecoming Queen nominee, Lisa was a marketing major from Hobbs, N.M. She also served as president of Sigma Theta Chi social club and was a member of Alpha Chi and Omega Rho Alpha. Lisa also was listed on the Dean's Honor Roll. Nancy served as president of GATA social club and was a member of Alpha Chi, W Club and Omega Rho Alpha. She was a radio-television major from Austin and was selected as a 19i8l Homecoming Queen nominee. Nancy served on Student Foundation and ISCC and was chosen to be a 1982 Sing Song hostess. Kel was an elementary education major from Abilene, who served as president of his sophomore and senior classes. He also served on the Student Advisory Board and the planning committee for ACU's 75th Anniversary. Kel was the recipient of an education department honor award and was chosen as Pi Delta Kappa's Student Teacher of the Year. 0 This page: top - Karen Carver, Bart Cas- tleg center - Lisa McFarlin, Steve Mackj bottom S Nancy Chester, Kel Hamby. Nominees 325 Student bod selects During halftime activities on Oct. 31, President Teague crowned Lori Osburn as the 1981 Homecoming Queen. Lori, a social work major from Colum- bia, Mo., was chaplain of Sigma Theta Chi and treasurer of the Students' Association. Valinda Avey, a home economics major from Crete, Ill., was president of Delta Theta and a member ofthe Future Home Economics Club. A management major from Oklahoma City, Sandy Brown was a member of GATA and HIS Singers. Karen Carver was an accounting major from Temple. She was treasurer of Ko .Io Kai and a member of the Student Advisory Board. Nancy Chester was a mass communica- tion major from Austin. She was president of GATA and was a 1982 Sing Song hostess. Robyn Grigsby, an elementary education major from Richardson, served as pledgemistress of Sigma Theta Chi. Roxy Halekakis, a business education major from Eagle Pass, was a member of GATA and served as co-chairman of Sing Song 1982. Johanna Haltom, an English major from Texarkana, was a member of Ko Jo Kai and W Club. A biology major from Wichita Falls, Janet Kellogg was president of Ko .Io Kai and a member of W Club. Lisa McFarlin, president of Sigma Theta Chi, was a marketing major from Hobbs, N.M. She was listed on the Dean's Honor Roll. Suzy Samuels was an elementary educa- tion major from Dallas. She was vice presi- dent of Sigma Theta Chi and a member of the Student Foundation. Debora Scarbrough, a fashion merchan- dising major from Plano, was a member of GATA and the 1982 Sing Song executive committee. Rhonda Staples, an accounting major from Fort Worth, was a member of Delta Theta and W Club. Sandy Sweeney was an English major from Tullahoma, Tenn. She was a member of Ko Jo Kai and the Student Advisory Board. This page: Lori Osburn, Opposite page: top - Rhonda Staples, Debora Scar- brough, Sandy Brown, Karen Carver, San- dy Sweeney, Roxy Halekakis, Janet Kelloggg bottom left - Lis McFarlin, Valinda Avey, Johanna Haltom, Nancy Chesterg bottom right - Suzy Samuels, Robyn Grigsby. 326 Homecoming Queen and Court Vi? ori burn a queen 'Q' Homecoming Queen and Court A 327 Adam chievement ard "I felt very grateful to Dr. Tommy Mc- Cord that he would nominate me for the award, and I was grateful to the committee that they would give me the award even though I was older and not the 'regular college student'," Mary Wynn, recipient of the Adams Achievement Award said. "It made me realize that the award was based on how you had to struggle and work for an education, and not on on-campus social involvement." Mary, an oral communication major from Cleburne, was a court reporter for two years and a legal secretary for eight years before coming to ACU to begin her education in June of 1979. Since that time she was not only a full-time student but also the secretary for the chemistry department. She was a volunteer for the Abilene Rape Crisis Center and a member of the speaker's bureau for that organization. Mary's interest in the political system resulted in her involvement in several political campaigns. She worked as the press secretary for state Rep. Gary Thompson's 1982 re-election campaigng campaigned for Bob Armstrong, a Democratic candidate for governorg and was selected to be a delegate to the state Democratic convention in the fall of 1982. Her first opportunity to be involved in a political campaign came when President Carter came to Abilene in 1980. Mel Hailey, associate professor of government, assigned Mary to the White House Office press staff during Carter's visit. After that first taste of political involve- ment Mary said she began moving toward political communication. Although she said she would always be involved in politics, she said her long-term goal was to get a doctorate in oral com- munication. And in January of 1983 she planned to enter the University of Texas at Austin to begin her graduate studies. "After 10 years, it was a real struggle to decide to come out here and go to school. I wish I could do something to encourage older women to come back to college, and have fun while they do it," she said. "I think I have enjoyed college more at 30 than I probably would have at 19 or 20." This page: Mary Wynn 328 Dean Adams Achievement Award FA- ,. Mig, elley Award As Don Cobb, chairman of the Alum- ni Association's student relations com- mittee, described the accomplishments of the male winner of the V. W. Kelley Award, its recipient recognized himself. Jimmy Cawyer sat at a table on the stage before a packed Moody .Coliseum and wiped his eyes, apparently moved by the honor. Jimmy, an accounting-finance major from Dallas, and Rhonda Staples, an accounting major from Fort Worth, received the awards from the Alumni Association at the May 1 Senior Lun- cheon. The association presented the awards, in honor of its past president, to students who had given special service to ACU and their fellow students. His senior year, Jimmy served as treasurer of the Students' Association. He also was vice president of Kinsmen, the Inter-Social Club Council and the Student Accounting Society. Jimmy participated in ACU musical activities by performing in the Big Purple, Sum- merstage Companies II and III and the 1980 Homecoming Musical. He was a member of Alpha Chi, a na- tional honor society, Omega Rho Alpha, a freshman English honor soci- ety, and Alpha Phi Omega, a menis service organization. Jimmy also earned a place on the Dean's List. Rhonda, whom the Alumni Associa- tion recognized for her help in starting a new class in the business department, was president of the Student Accoun- ting Society. She also served as vice president for the Business Administra- tion Council and as an ISCC represen- tative for Delta Theta. Rhonda also was a member of Alpha Chi, Omega Rho Alpha and W Club, a women's honor and service club. This page: lop - Rhonda S taplesp bottom - Jimmy Cawyer. V. W. Kelley Award 329 Sherrod Scholar "I feel honored to be grouped with the J"'3"""f' 'ri' people who have been chosen in the past," said Cary Gray, recipient of the Sherrod Scholar award. "Just to be bracketed with Mel QWitcher, 1981 Sherrod Scholarj is an honor itself," he added. I Cary, a senior mathematics major from Abilene, and Nancy Chester, a senior 21 Honor's Day banquet. The seniors were selected by the Student Life Committee, a continuing committee made up of ad- ministrators, faculty and students. The committee chose Cary and Nancy because of their contributions to the university and their academic achievements. as Nancy, who said the award came as a great surprise and honor, participated in r several activities at ACU. She was a 1982 Sing Song hostess, a 1981 Homecoming it t 5 .fs Queen nominee, a Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges nominee and president of GATA social club. She also was a member of Alpha Chi national honor society and W Club women's honor organization. Cary was president of Mu Sigma, a mathematics organization, captain of the computer programming team, which ad- vanced to national competition, and presi- dent of Alpha Chi. He also participated in Kinsmen social club, the Association of Computing Machinery and the Big Purple. Cary also was named to Who's Who. Nancy and Cary each received a S500 stipend from an endowed Sherrod Scholar- ship fund. The fund was established to honor Mr. and Mrs. B Sherrod, long-time supporters of ACU. Sherrod was a member of the Board of Trustees. Q 0 3 P 3 This page: Cary Gray and Nancy Chester. 330 - Sherrod Scholars radio-television major from Austin, receiv- z ed the Sherrod Scholar awards at the Feb. -Q., lg rustees ward 5971.-'W "W " 1 ff' 1' r ' .541 . zf, 1' . is .,., 1 5 rs The award read: "Because of your devo- tion to Abilene Christian University and to the principles which guide her, because of your important part in helping the college achieve its aspirations for good - because of your character - we commend you. In appreciation for your service this scroll is gratefully presented." Kay Williams, a senior home economics education major from Miami, Fla., and Billy Olson, a senior public relations major from Abilene, received the Trustees award, which was given annually to two students by the ACU Board of Trustees. Kay and Billy were unaware they had received the award until President William J. Teague announced it during graduation ceremonies May 2 in Moody Coliseum. "I didn't learn about the award until Dr. Teague announced it at graduation," Kay said. "I was very surprised." She was president of Sigma Tau Alpha and a memberof W Club, Alpha Chi and the Texas Home Economics Student Section. Kay said that Dr. Donice Kelly, chair- man of the home economics department, had known about the award since February. "After the ceremony she told me that she had been in agony since she learned of the award in February," Kay said. "It makes me feel good to have received it," she said of the award. "Oh, I'm just so proud of it." Billy received worldwide recognition for his athletic abilities with a record-breaking pole vault of 18-10 at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championship. During the indoor track season he set and reset the world record four times. He received an ACU track scholarship and was the recipient of numerous ACU athletic awards. He was also an announcer for KACU radio station and a reporter for the Optimist. This page: Kay Williams, Billy Olson. Trustees Award HIP aul aulknerz eacher of the Year 1 V71 ood teaching goes beyond ex- J plaining facts and figures, said 'aul Faulkner, professor of Bible and irector of the Institute of Marriage Nnd Family Studies, who was named lCU Teacher ofthe Year for 1982. Much more important, he believed, ras the teacher's role in motivating tudents to enjoy learning and to con- inue to learn. Said Faulkner, "When students have he desire, the motivation, and they now they're loved then no matter what level of abilities they have they now that there's still a significant lace for them in life." Although that "doesn't say much bout academics," Faulkner said he relieved that if he can "train them in hose kinds of social concerns, and then ive them motivation, they will be tudents all their lives." Faulkner admitted that his descrip- lon Qf a teacher is influenced by :aching at a Christian college. "The ole of a teacher as a motivator, a spark lug, someone who promotes curiosity - all that focuses on the person under Ihrist as a servant," he said. This difference in faculty and tudents is what makes ACU unique, 'aulkner contended. "If ACU is just another standard, :cular university then there's no reason Jr people sacrificing, parents sacrific- ig, faculty sacrificing for this school to xistf' Wposite page: Paul Faulkner, pro- essor of Bible and director of the In- Fitute of Marriage and Family tudies, smiles as he is introduced as 'eacher ofthe Year. The 1982 graduation exercises at which he was named Teacher of the Year were somewhat a family affair for Faulkner as his daughter Debbie re- ceived her master's degree. Faulkner also participated in the ceremonies by hooding the - master's degree candidates. This made the second time that more than one member of the Faulkner fami- ly was involved in an ACU graduation. In 1976 Faulkner was chosen by the senior class to speak at commencement. That year his wife received her master's degree, and Debbie received her bachelor's degree. Faulkner also has a daughter, Con- nie, who planned to enter ACU as a freshman in the fall of '82 and two sons, Von and Brad, who attended the University of Texas in Austin. Being named Teacher of the Year was "the top honor," Faulkner said. s'I don't know if I deserve it, but I don't know anybody who appreciates it more." The academic council selected Faulkner from student and faculty nominations. And President William J. Teague presented Faulkner a check for S1,000. Some of Faulkner's career goals in- cluded getting the Marriage and Family Institute accredited by the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. He also planned to write another book and to do some videotapes through the Institute for use in Bible classes. Some of the topics the videotapes would cover were marriage, family, pre- marriage, courtship, old age, stress and other "practical" matters. Faulkner said he also was in the pro- cess of revising the 6th edition of the Marriage Enrichment Seminar. He and Carl Brecheen, professor of Bible, have presented the seminars in 26 states and two foreign countries since 1974. In May 1980 the seminar was filmed and made into a series of eight 45- by Robin Ward minute films. He also planned to work some more on the material for the large freshman Bible class he teaches. "Those are my special students," he said. Faulkner joined the ACU faculty as a Bible professor in 1957, was dean of men from 1958-65 and has served as director of the Marriage and Family In- stitute since it began three years ago. He received the B.S. from ACU in 1952 and the M.S. in 1961. He earned the M.R.E. and Ed.D. from Southwestern Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, and has done post-doctoral training with the American Institute of Family Relations and at Pepperdine University. Faulkner was a member of the American Psychological Association and was a clinical member and approv- ed supervisor ofthe American Associa- tion of Marriage and Family Therapy. 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By the time the class presented three perfor- mances Oct. 30 and three more Oct. 31, about 500 freshmen had participated in some way. Like most freshman classes, the class of 1985 ex- perienced a high attrition rate between the fall and spring semesters as the number of students classified as freshmen in the spring fell to 983, a decrease of 308. Also typical of most freshman classes, many 1981 freshmen weren't sure what their college major would be. Registrar's office records for the fall semester showed 293 class members with a major of "undecid- ed" or "unreported" The most popular majors for 338 Freshmen those who declared one were business, 3373 education, 141g and health professions, 102. The class received attention in the fall semester when the Optimist reported that only 27 freshman students majored in Bible as compared with 45 in the year before. Two of the 27 freshman Bible majors joined three senior women as the only female Bible majors. Members of the freshman class represented 32 states and included 10 students from foreign countries. But 594 freshmen, were Lone Star state residents. This page: Freshman class ofjcers - Greg Foster, senatorg Ginger Barnett, secretaryg Tracy McDonald vice presidentj Jim Sager, senatorg Lisa Treadway senatorg Mark Pickle, presidentg Stacey Brecheen, senatorg Bob Johnson, senator. Adams, Stacy Adler, Amy Adrian, Lora Albaugh, Mindy Alexander, Mark Alexander, Patricia Allan, Gayla Allard, Cindy Allen, Katherine Allen, Kim Anderson, Dana Anderson, Donna Anderson, Kelley Anderson, Lamar Anderson, Shawn Andrews, Carmen Arbuckle, Stephen Archer, Nancy Arledge, Leanne Armbrust, Michelle Armstong, Beth Arnold, Sheila Atha, Kimberly Atkins, Laura Atkins, Stevan Atnip, Todd Autry, David Ayers, Melany Bailey, Debbie Baisden, Donnie Baker, Lisa Baker, Timothy Baldwin, Lisa Balfour, Suzanne Bandy, Celeste Banister, Marcy Barfield, Paige Barker, Joy Barnard, Amy Barnes, Whitney Barnett, Ginger Barth, Danny Baskett, Michael Bateman, Kathryn Bauler, Terri Bazan, Gloria Beasley, Lori Beaty, Kevin Becker, Angie Bedford, Lori Belk, RaDonna Bell, Sonya Bennett, Richard Billings, Laurel Bishop, Bonni Black, Sandra Black, Tammy Blackwell, Tina Blake, Mike Blavo, Margaret Boggs, Lynne Alison Bolding, Terri Bolin, Betsey Bond, Pam Freshmen 339 Bonneau, Kelly Bonner, Mark Boone Jr., Larry Booth, Elizabeth Bordofske, David Boren, Phillip Bounds, Deanna Bounds, Lori Bow, Terence Bowen. Della Bowman, Donna Boyd, Dean Bradford, Byron Brady, Marc Brandt, Mavin Brascome, Bob Braswell, Shaye Bray, Janean Brecheen, John Brecheen, Stacy Brigman, Laurie Britten, Nancy Britton, Shawn Brooks, Natalie Brown, Bill Brown, Terri Brueks. Janice Bruton. Cathy Bryant, David Bulin, Margaret Burgess, Angela Burkett, Lynn Burnett, Beverly Burnett, Brook Burnett, Lisa Burns, Ashley Busby, Carol Butler, Dale Byrd, lvlelodee Byrd, Robynn Cabbell, Jobie Cabe, Rhonda Caldwell, Billy Calhoun, Larry Campbell, Tambralyn Cannon, Carey Cardwell, Susie Carr, Greg Carrasco, Richard Carroll, Vickie Carson. Dawn Carter, Sharon Carvajal, Gilda Casada, John Casada, Marty Casey, Greg Cash, Denise Castillo. Helen Castleberry, Anita Cates, Marc Cavitt, Claudia Cawyer, John Cearley. Janine Chapman, Gary 340 Freshmen BONNEAU' CUMMI , J' 1 Kim Baird, freshman accounting major, sings "Maybe Next Time" at a Freshman Follies performance Homecoming weekend. Chatham, Connie Cheney, Matthew Cherry, John Christman, Susan Clanton, Missy Clark, James Clary, Ronald Clemens, Angela Cleveland, Patti Clodfelter, Manley Clopton, Dawn Cochrum, James Coleman, Eddie Collins, Mark Colston, Michael Cope, Leann Copeland, Brian Copeland, Michael Corner, Debbie Cotton, Clay Counts, Angela Covey, Jolinda Cowley, Clark Cox, Deborah Cox, James Cox, Jody Cox, Rose Cox, Russell Cox, Teresa Cozby, Kathleen Craig, Susan Crook, Russell Crown, Rene Cruz, Sylvia Cryer, Tonia Cuba, Sallie Dawn Cullers, Julie Cummings, Kip Cummings, Vickie Freshmen 341 Cummins, Steve Cunningham, Candace Cunningham, Kayla DeLaFuente, Juan Dalton, James Daniell, Amanda Daniell, Debora Darcey, Richard Darrow, Kay Davey, William Davis, Gloria Davis, Jill Davis, Kimm Davis, Russell Davis, Sharla Davis, Tim 342 - Freshmen British whirlwind alights at ACU "I was born in the same hospital Princess Anne's baby was, and I want everyone to know it. Be sure that gets in, will you?" So opened an interview with Belinda D'Costa of London, briefly Switzerland and one generation from India. Belinda, a freshman psychology major, claimed that she had been pegged as Latin American, Italian, "Mexican with a British accent" and almost anything but what she is. What she is, is Anglo-Indian, a member of a select group from Indian society that was absorbed into the British leading class during Britain's col- onization of India. Eventually, they achieved a status among the Britons that alienated them from their own countrymen. Belinda, who was born in London, said she loves England, but thinks "it's going downhill. There's a lot of racism. For instance, I was walking home one day and kids shouted 'Hey Paki! Go homel' Do you know what that's like?" So how did an Anglo-Indian from London end up majoring in psychology in a private university in West Texas? Belinda said she came to ACU because she had "heard about the green grass, many trees and warm sunshinef' Then she added, "Seriously, because I wanted to study in a Christian college." She learned of ACU from John Howard, an ACU student who par- ticipated in a 1979 summer mission campaign in England. She entered the United States with a student visa, but said she had no restrictions on what she did, "just that I'll be a good student." During holidays Belinda stayed with her U.S. guardians, the Earl Tomlinsons in Dallas. Does she have any regrets about coming here? "Sometimes, when a research paper is overdue. But lim loving this place and its people . . . They keep me from running homef' The freshman who claimed that building relationships was her hobby said she "found real happiness here, thanks to a bunch of fun people live gotten to know." - Amy Hatfield CUMMI 'FR D'Costa, Belinda Dean, Andrea Decker, Rene Deeb, David Delaney, Laura Dennis, Alan Dennis, Debra Dennis, Maura Dawn Dennis, Mendy Derrick, John Dillard, Julia Dillingham, Lana Dodson, Julie Donaldson, Philip Doss, Karen Dotson, Autumn Dougherty, Donna Duncum, Mike Dunlap, Coyt Dunn, Kerry Duty, Donald Easdon, James Echols, David Edmonds, Donald Edwards, Dena Edwards, Jana Edwin, Karen Eller, Bob Eller, Linda Ellis, Cecile Ellis, Deanie Embry, James Emmert, Dana Emrie, Barbara Fairchild, Jeffry Scott Falconburg, Marvin Falk, David Farr, Gary Farrar, Lorrie Farrington, Lori Faver, LaRenda Felts, Julie Fender, Byron Fennel, Scott Finney, Robert Fiorc, Robert Fisher, Pamela Fisher, Si Les Fix, David Flannery, Lisa Fleming, Debbie Fleming, Kipi Fletcher, Paul Floyd, James Foster, Debra Foster, Gregory Fowler, Carrie Franco, Elizabeth Frank, Cynthia Franldin, Ola Fredrick, Melanie French, Valery Fruzia, Brent Fry, Elizabeth Freshmen 3 3 Funk, Deena Fuston, Leeanne Gage, Linda Garrett, Rick Gathright, Rocky George, Lisa Gerig, Kimberly Gibson, Kimberly Gibson, Lisa Gieseeke, Leon Givens, Lori Glass, Jeffrey Glover, James Glover, Kim Goldman, Laurie Gomez, Gina Gonzalez, Ben Goodner, Gwynn Goodrum, Scott Gordon, Greg Gordon, Teri Gower, Robin Gower, Valerie Graessle, Scott Graves, Deborah Gray, Andrea Gray, Brett Gray, Mary Greenlee, Jeanette Greenlee, John Greer, Gini Greer, Joe Grigsby, James Grow, Deborah Guesner. Ginger Guy. Kelly Gwin, Kevin Hackney, Mark Hackney, Paul Hackney, Suzette Hagle, Sherry Halfacre, Kristi Hammond, Evelyn Hammond, Jimmy Hancock, Eric Hankins, Matt Hanson, Paul Hargesheimer, Mike Hargrove, Geri Harless, Deanna Harper, Katie Harrell, Leah Harris, Ellen Harrison, Homer Hart, Marsha Haskell, Russell Hatvany,Julie Hausenlluck, Patti Haye, Jill Heard, Paul Heath, Jamie Heatly, Teresa Hcflin, Jearald Heinrich, Evelyn 344 Freshmen F U ' L ana Edwards, physical education majorfrom Gail, Texas, laughs er way through a muddy samersault in a Fish Camp relay race. 1 'N gal' 4. i s1,, 4, i f M s if , , o if 7 me 45 1 rf ETT Helgesen, Alise Hendren, Kay Henry, Kathy Herbert, Holly Herndon, Bob Herndon, Denise Heyen, Bruce Hiatt, Sandi Hickey, Suzanne Hilgers, Heather Hill, Martin Hill, Tamara Hillman, Jill Hillyard, Deborah Hines, James Hiscock, Melinda Hodges, Michelle Hodges, Tanya Hogan, Tani Holcomb, Kim Holden, Dave Holeman, David Holifield, Deanna Holloway, Glenda Holt, Eddie Hopkins, Rockwell Horne, Ricky Horstman, Christie Hosek, Scott Hovivian, Greg Howard, Ann Howard, Bonnie Howell, Angela Hoyack, Gary Hudson, Richard Huff, Michael Hufstedler, Alicia Hughes, Diana Hulett, Paul Freshmen 345 Hulsey, Shelby Humpidge. Dena Hunt, Andrea Huntley, Terry Huston, Dana Hutson Jr., Cecil Hyde, Mark Inglis, Denise Ingram, Tim Jackson, Sara Jaecks, William James. Dean Jennings, Bethanie Jergins, Jerri Johnson, Bob Johnson, Jamie Johnson, Janna Johnson. Kelvin Johnson, Kevin Johnson, Mary-Fran Johnson, Melanie Johnson, Paul Johnson, Roma Johnston, Jeana Jones, Cynthia Jones, Gary Jones, Gayle Jones, Julia Jones, Julie Jones, Timothy Joy, Melinda Keesee, Tonja Kelley, Wade Kellum, Marcia Kelly, Carol Kelly, Kathy Kemper, Keith Kendrick, Lindy Kendrick, Sheri Kennedy, Tonya Kierstead, Tawni King, Cindy King, Danny Kinzie, Elaine Kitchens, Larry Klodginski, Anna Knight, Tony Kuykendall, James Lacy, Laura Laengrich, Larry Lagatta, Paul Lambden, Karin Lambden, Kristi Lane, Elizabeth Lane, Mae Latimer, Lisa Lawrence, Lindy Layton, Suzanne Leach, Lori Lemond, David Lewis, Curtis Liggett, Craig Light, Lori Limb, Rachel 346 Freshmen EY MCDA IEL Linder, Tracy Linker, Tommy Little, Lorie Locke, Tanya Lockwood, Charles Long, Vance Loveland, William Lovell, Susan Lowe, David Lowe, Jana Magee, Donna Mager, Dee Dee Mahaffey, Joe Malcolm, Linda Mann, Ronald Marchmann, Michelle Margerum, Melanie Marsh, Deborah Marshall, Philip Martin, W. Ken Mason, Jeff Masson, Cindy Mathis, Robert Matthews, Kelly Mawhirter, Max Maxwell, Karen McCabe, Kelly McCalip, Jeff McCalip, Michael McCallum, Shannon McCann, Phyllis McCarty, Jeff McCarty, Karen McCasland, Dan McClaran, Kay McClung, Debbie McCullar, Roger McDaniel Jr., Daniel McDaniel, Doveonnie Freshmen McDonald, Timothy McDonald, Tracy McDuff, Evelyn McGaha, Scott McGraw, Travis Mcllroy, Marty McKay, Chris McKinney, Natalie McLean, Scott McLemore, Susan McPherson, Sonda McQueen, Carl McVeigh, Carey McWhorter, Jane Meek, Shelly Meisenhalder, Christie 348 Freshmen x Tb Distance runner likes crowd support "It's hard to keep going when you're back there in the woods, and no oneis yelling for you," Karin said. "There is nothing to prevent you from stopping or slowing downf' But Karin Lambden, a freshman track and cross country team member from Castro Valley, Calif., has kept going. She placed first in the regional cross country meet, which ACU won with an almost perfect score. Despite that, Karin said, she enjoyed track more than cross country because the crowds at track meets encouraged her to do better. When she ran cross country she said she sometimes wanted to wail part of the way because she knew no one would see her. "Normally," Karin said, "Iam thinking about the pain I'm in, and I want to stopf, Karin didn't decide to be a runner until her junior year in high school. "The main reason I did start running was because we moved to a new high school, and I wanted to make friendsf, she said. "When I first started I was really crummy, but I wanted to be good at it." Her favorite event was the two-mile run, where her long stride was an ad- vantage. While she was a senior in high school, Karin won the two-mile race in the Northern California Meet of Champions, was sixth in the state meet and 10th in the nation. "I'm not really proud of what I've done yet. I'm still waiting around to see what I can dof' Karin said. She said coming to Texas and ACU was a big adjustment. In California she was used to running on hills and slopes, but in Abilene she got out of prac- tice because of the flat terrain. The track team practiced running on the slopes behind Sherrod Residential Park, "but it just isn't the same," Karin said. She competed against 200 women in the 1981 national cross country meet in Idaho and placed 26th, one spot away from All-American honors. What are her feelings about running after competing three years? "It's good but itis hard." - Kerry Dunn and Rene Williams DONALD PIERCE Middlcbrook, Bryan Miller, Gene Milligan, Leah Ann Mills, Traci Milner, Bill Mims, Mark Minor, Grace Minton, Terry Missildine. Lisa Mitchell, Keith Mitchell, Scott Molina, Suzel Montgomery, Dana Montgomery, Debra Montgomery, Sally Moody, Janet Moody, Jo Jo Moody, Randall Moore, Laura Moore, Michael Moore, Terri Morehead, David Morris, Mike Morris, Sheri Mortensen, Gary Mortensen, Kippi Moses, Kimberly Mueck, David Myers, Lindee Myers, Melissa Newberry, Ronota Newman, Charlene Nichols, Julia Norton. Gaynell Norton, Terry Nutt, Ron O'Neal, Terri O'Pry, Shannon Oden, Jerry Odle, Douglas Ogle, Susan Oldham, Laurie Oliver, Lori Orsburn, Karen Osborn, Camille Owings, J. Scott Palmer, Jana Parker, Bill Parker, Brenda Parker, Teresa Parks. Deyne Patterson, Gary Patterson, Penny Pearsall, Tracy Pearson, Suzette Pedigo, Lori Peebles, Daniel Peek, Kathy Pendergrass, Kristy Penick, Penny Pettry, Virginia Peurifoy, Hollie Pickle, Mark Pierce, James Freshmen Pierce, Kendall Pinion, Lisa Pitman, Robert Pittman, Greg Plasek, Paige Pope, Audrey Porta, Fred Porter, Kelly Postelwait, Lisa Poteet, Kristi Potts, Gary Powell, Niki Pratt, Linda Prince, Troy Puckett, Sally Pybus, Steven Randolph, Karen Reese, Michelle Reeves, Tammy Reid, Randy Reyna, Elizabeth Reynolds, Debbie Reynolds, Ruth Rich, Russell Richards, Darla Richardson, Shelley Ridley, Kaye Dawn Riehl, Karen Rigney, Grey Ripley, J. Scott Robbins, Michelle Roberts, Michael Robertson, Toni Robinson, Rhonda Roden, Brad Rodgers, Roland Wayne Rodgers, Tonya Roderiquez, Sandra Rouse, Anna Royse, Mike Ryan, Cathy Rydell, Tammy Sackett, Robin Sager, .lim Sampson, Wesley Samuel, John Sanders, Barry Sanders, Mason Sanderson, Melody Sandifer, Cathy Sansom, .loan Sargent, Debra Sasin, Tye Sawyer, Misty Sawyer, Sid Scarbrough, Carmen Schinnerer, Alan Schleyer, Alexander Schmittou, Ronald Schwartz, Robin Scott, Shannon Seabloom, Nancy Seglem, Deanne Seidensticker, Kelli 350 Freshmen rzren Riehl, far left, and Scott Wood, center, lead the Freshman Jllies Cast in thefnale, "They 're Playing Our Song." PIERCE' TAL KER Seledie, William Setlifl, Lesley Shake, Gary Shaw, Gretchen Shaw, Kathy Shaw, Rosemary Sheffield, Leslie Shelhamer, K. Dee Shelton, Nathalie Sheppard, Terri Shifflett, Joyce Shiu, Brian Short, R. Alan Short, Randy Shumate. Teri Shupe, Suzy Simpson, Ruth Sims Audrey Sims: Gregory Sims, Jami Sims, Sims, Leigh Ann Robert Singleton, Carole Skeen. Brenda Sloan, Gregg Smith, Smith, Smith, Smith, Smith, Smith, Smith, Smith Spain, Kaleen Karla Kent Lydia Lynn Melanie Michael ,Sylvia Phyllis Spell, Thomas Spoonts, Bonny Sprabcrry, David St. Clair, Maleah Stalnaker, Kim Freshmen -- 351 Standly, Kirk Stark, Chris Stephen, Mark Stephens, Cari Stevens, Greg Stevens, Joe Mack Stewart, Laura Jo Stone, Donna Stone, Marsha Stovall, Steve Strickland, Lisa Styron, Mark Sublett, Jill Sutherland, Grant Sutphen, Dena Tarpley, Alicia Tarver, Blair Templeton, Teri Tennison, Pamela Terhune, Amy Terhune, Laura Terry, John Thomas, M. Carla Thomas, Susan Thomas, Warren Tiews, Terri Tilden, Pete Tindall, Troy Todd, Paige Tolbert, Vivian Tome, Kelly Tomlinson, Sheri Treadway, Lisa Troute, Rebecca Tubbs, Jackie Tucker, Renee Tucker, Tresa Tuggle, Deborah Tune, Lisa Turner, Donna Tyler, John Tyler, Sarah Urban, Karen Vanderford, Sheryl Vargas, Elvia Marina Vermillion, Heatherly Via, Mindy Vick, James Vickers, Alice Vitez, JoAnn Von Hoffman, Charles Wade, Lorie Wagner, Larry Wagstaff, Mickey Walker, Betty Wallace, Larin Walp, Yvette Ward, Judy Ware, David Warner, Ginger Warwar, Robert Watson, Bruce Watson, Kimberly Weatherly, Stacy 3 5 2 Freshmen TA DLY'YO ELL Wilson Wilson Webb, Tracy Webster, Dana Weiman, Deborah Welage, Jennifer Welch, Laurie West, Johnna Westfall, Brian Westmoreland, David Wheeler, Jeffrey Wheeler, Lisa White, Amy White, Kelly White, Kim White, Stephen Wight III, Schuyler Wilcoxon, Jeff Wilde, Alison Wilks, Lewis Williams, Carla Williams, Dana Williams, Donna Williams, Leah Williams, Leslie Williams, Michele Williams, Pamela Williams, Wesley Williamson, Jody Williamson, Scott ,Gaylon Wilson, Wilson, Karen Malinda ,Tracy Witcher, Bert Wolf, Dee Wood, Scott Woodall, Bruce Woods, Alan Woods, Rhonda Woolly, Jill Worsham, Amy Worsham, Caren Worthington, Alan Wright, Debra Wyatt, Barry Yates, Durinda Yaws Jr., Samuel Young, Kathy Young, Kelly Young, Kevin Young, Tamara Young, Wilson Yowell, Virginia Freshmen - 353 GPHG ORE t - ,. ff :Avi by M' ,V ,,,,. , 'V hy ,W f 2, if , W Z embers of the sophomore class spent much of the spring semester preparing for Sing Song, Feb. 23-25. Their preparation paid off as the sophomores won all three awards for classes A vocal, costume and originality - in the 26th annual production. In early March, class officers organized a party for sophomores to congratulate each other on their Sing Song victories. But although the class proved its musical prowess, very few sophomores majored in music. Instead the major that attracted the most sophomores, as well as the most members from any other class, was business. In the fall semester, 292 members of the class of 1983 majored in some area of business. The majors that attracted the fewest numbers of sophomores were foreign languages, criminal justice 354 Sophomores ,, W and recreation. However, 23 sophomores, mort students than in any other class, majored in all-leve physical education. All but four of those majors weri women. The sophomore class also had the distinction of hav ing the largest number of majors in the engineerin, physics degree that was created in the spring of 1981 Of the 38 students majoring in the field, 16 wer sophomores. Nine class members, including on woman, majored in general pre-engineering fields. This page: Sophomore class offcers, on table - Dou Durr, presidentg Brad Small, vice president. Standin - Ragan Young, senatorg Kyle Carter, senato Robert Reagan, senatorg J. Bailey, senator, Angel Isham, senator, Kathy Daily, secretary. Ables, Tori Acock, Valerie Acton, Daniel Adams, Gary Adams, Kim Adams, Wanda Adrian, Steven Agan, Jim Allen, Julie Allen, Laura Allison, Randall Allred, Frances Anderson, Shana Andrews, Darrel Andrews, Randy Archer, Craig Archer, Tim Arias, Ava Armstrong, Alyssa Arnold, Keith Arreazola, Fran Arvin, Bonnie Austin. Stephen Avey, Theresa Bailey, John Baird, Lydenna Baker, Deborah Baker, Scott Baker, Teresa Baldwin, Mark Barbee, Alan Barbee, Kimberly Bare, Brian Barger, Shellie Barrett, Jeri Barrett, Kelly Barthel, Robyn Beach, Brenda Beakley, Brent Beard, Cheryl Bell, Ammie Bell, John Bell, Larry Benton, Julie Berry, Peggy Beyer, John Biggers, Scott Blakeley, Jeff Blavo, Dorothy Bloomer, Steven Boatright, Diane Boatright, Nancy Bolin, Doug Boone, Karen Boone, Kimberly Bourland, Becky Bowling, Leslie Bowman, Barbara Box, Sherry Boyd, Susan Brabbin, Cindy Bradford, Deborah Bradley, Linda Bradley, Samuel Sophomores 3 5 5 336 Bradshaw, Terri Brady, Robin Brady, Suzanne Brammer, Cathy Brand, Danna Brecheen, Marcus Brewster, Bradley Brightwell. Larry Brown, Ann Brown, Brenda Brown, Dorinda Brown, Nathan Brown, Oscar Brown, Jr,, Douglas Browning, Wayne Bruner, Jamie Buckley, Sharon Burton, Beth Butler, Kelly Bynum, Stephen Byrd, Laney Caldwell, Gary Campbell, Holly Campbell. Lori Dawn Campbell, Robert Cannon, Kent Carpenter, Bonnie Carpenter, Rebecca Carter, Gwen Carter, Kyle Cartwright, Troy Castleberg, Marty Castleberry, Carl Champion, Rocky Chapman, Mark Chau, Agnes Chaudry, Kirmat Cheatham, Clinton Cheatham, Ray Cheves, Brad Chin, Wayen Clardy, Travis Clark, Debbie Clark, James Clinger, Beverly Cobb, Gerald Cochran, Cayce Coe, Clayton Coleman, Kathrese Collier, Karen Collins, Georginna Collum, Doyle Compton, Kathy Conder, Kregg Conway, Laura Cook, Rhonda Cooper, Jon Cope, John Corbin, Daphren Courtright, Christopher Covey, Don Cox, David Cox, Jeff Cox, Reginald f Sophomores BR HA 'DURH Sophomore Tamara Siddle, afall pledge to Ko Jo Kai social club, Concentrates on writing in her pledge notebook. Cox, W, Scott Crabtree, David Cranford, Brad Crook, Jay Cross, Cenie Crowson, Danette Crumley, Jackie Cruze, Cheryl Cubine, Cathy DeArmond, Karen Dadisman, Bonnie Daily, Kathryn Dampier, Janet Daniel, Marlette Davidson, Tina Davis, Brent Davis, Glenn Davis, Keith Davis, Kelly Davis, Kimberly Davis, Laurie Davis, Lorry Davis, Sherry Davison, James Van Day, Elizabeth Denman, Don Dillon, Steven Dodd, Kathy Dods, Dan Dods, Janet Douthit, Cindy Dozier, Danette Duggan, Gail Duncan, Kirk Duncan, Scott Duncan, Traci Dunlap, Terri Dupree, Daniel Durham, LeGrace Sophomores 357 Durr, Douglas Duzan, Terry Dye, Suzanne Dyess, Sheri Eads, Debra Ebeling, Karen Eckhart, Milton Edgerton, Mike Ellis, Ann Ellis, David Elston, Gregory England, Jennifer Espinoza, Maria Essary, Michael Evans, David Evans, Lora 358 Sophomores Sophomore misses Austrian home "Three of my very closest friends are Iranians," said Hollye Hensley, a sophomore elementary education major. "We are supposed to be hating each other, but people are people, and we can't.', Hollye's attitudes about people from different cultures came from growing up near Vienna, Austria, where her parents were missionaries. During her 18 years there she attended Austrian schools for four years and international schools for eight. In one international school, she said, "there were 66 students, and there were 23 nationalities represented. I learned so much about the different cultures." With an obvious look of love and perhaps a tinge of homesickness, Hollye described Austria as a land of rolling green hills, castles, meadows, old churches, palaces, parks, cafes and friendly down-to-earth people. For recreation in the small village where she lived, Holley skied in the fall and winter and hiked in the summer. "Every weekend we'd go tramping off through the vineyards and such," she said. Hollye said she was not aware of the socialist governmentis control until she prepared to move to Abilene and attend ACU, her parents' alma mater. She spent many hours filling out forms and requests to leave the country. "I would have just pulled right outf' she said. "Everything you do over there has to be documented." Hollye explained what she thought was the main difference between people of Austria and the United States: "Americans seem to put more time on out- ward beautyf' She mentioned jogging and appearance as examples. "The Austrians spend more time on inward beauty," she said. "They are just so relaxed and easy going? Hollye said it would be two years before she returns home. And, "yes," she said with a smile that made it clear she had answered the question before, "The Sound of Music" really was filmed in Austria. - Rene Williams DURR HARGE HEIMER Everett, Shannon Eversdyk, Julie Ezell, Carter Fatheree, Toni Felix, Linda Finch, Ron Fleet, Gary Flory, Pamela Foster, Jim Foster, Mindy Fox, Caroline Fox, David Franklin, Elaine Franklin, Julia Fredrick, Heidi Freeman, Celeste Freeman, Chris Freeman, Michael French, Brenda Friis, Lance Fulfer, Kenneth Fullwood, Hope Funke, Tami Gabrielson, Cheryl Gaiser, Scott Gardner, Deborah Garner, Sue Garringer, Layne George, Melinda Gibbs, Rebekah Gibson, Cynthia Gilbert, Michelle Gilbert, Steve Giles, Efton Ginn, Kevin Gipson, Julie Glaeser, Alan Goodspeed, Craig Goodwyn, Dara Gordon, Brian Gordon, Kimberly Gorman, Lisa Gorman, Wesley Graham, Rebekah Grant, Glenn Graves, Karle Gray, Lisa Green, Dana Green, Susan Greene, Tammy Griffith, Curtis Griggs, Rickie Guesner, Gayle Gulley, James Hager, Mark Hale, Toni Hall, Jeff Hall, Philip Hamm, Pamela Hampton, Mary Ann Hanby, Diana Hance Il, Wm. David Hardage, Joseph Hargesheimer, Debra Sophomores 359 Hargrove, Kelly Harper, Richard Harrell, Daniel Harrell, Robert Harris, Angela Hart, Cindy Harvey, Tracy Harwell, Lori Hathorn, Mark Hayman, Laurie Heflin, Lisa Helfenbein, Kim Henderson, Jayma Hendon, Larry Henninger, John Henry, Kimberly Hensley, Hollye Henson, Hall Herndon, Jake Hess, Karen Hibbs, Julie Hill, Catherine Hill, Kim Hill, Larry Hixenbaugh, Barbara Hodde, Jeannette Hodge, Jerry Hodges, Hillary Hodges, Pam Hodges, Pris Hodges, William Hogg, Kevin Hokanson, Jymann Hollis, Marjolijn Hood, Joel Hood, Vicki Hood, William Hope, Brant Horstman, Karen Hostetter, Betty Houchin, Jennifer Howard, Douglas Howard, Sara Huckabee, Paige Huddleston, Kevin Huebner, Mitchell Hurst, Kimberly Kae Hutchinson, Daryl Hutt, Laura Ingram, Jana lrvin, Joy lsham, Angela lsham, Paul lsom, Lucy Jackson, Clara Jackson, Jana Jackson, Jim Jackson, Ricky James, Kate Jaynes, Steve Jenkins, Lea Jennings, Dawn Jennings, Melanie Johnson, Jennifer Sophomores RG ROVE'LEWIS 401. Clinton Cheatham general physics major tries to work out motor- ?yc'le seating arrangements with his dog. Johnston, Sharon Jones, Brenda Jones, Carla Jones, Heidi Jones, Keven Jones, Levi Jordan, Julie Joslin, Lindi Keeton, Dewey Kelley, l.aurie Kelly, Charvena Kclsoe, Kelli Kennedy, Diana King, Mark King, Rebecca Kirklin, Kim Kirkpatrick, Glen Kirschner, Maryellen Koonce, Deborah Koonce, Diana Kraft, Michael Kuykendall, J. Micha Kyllo, Thomas Ladyman, Patty Lambert, Danna Lamkin, William Lane, Lilabeth Lang, Kerri Langford, Lane Lanier. Jon Latham. lilizabeth Latham, John Lauterbach, Amy Lawrence, Albert Lawrence, Keith Layfield, Sylvia Leard, Lori Lecroy, Karen Lewis. Paula el Sophomores 361 Limb, Cindy Limb, Rebecca Lively, Kristi Lively, Latena Lloyd, Dave Lobley, Brenda Lopez, Jose Lopez, Tina Lou, Amy Loveland, Brad Luallin, Scott Lunn, Luke Lynch, Christine Maberry, Jonalee Maehen, Suzanne Mack, Kelli MacLeod, Lee Ann Maddera, Ricky Magee, Dan Mahanay, Michelle Mahoney, Carolyn Manis, Leigh Ann Mann, Cindy Marshall, Debbie Marshall, Randy Martin, Doug Martin, Larry Mathis, Debbie Matthews, Kathryn Mauller, Patricia McAfee, Montie McAlister, Joy McCasland, Bret McClure, Basil McConnell, Billie McCormick. Cindy McCormick, Lori McCormick, Melinda McCully, Laura McDonald, Harold McDonald, Kim McDonald, Nanette McDowell, Jacqueline McFarland, Kenneth McFarlin, Robert McGehee, Cristy McGilvray, Cindy McGilvray, Johnna McKee, Terry Lynn McLenna, Edward McLennan, Denise McMahan, Brenda McVey, Rebecca Mercer, Drew Meyers, Kelly Mickey, Cathy Miller, Dennis Miller, Jeffery Miller, Lisa Miller, Tammie Milner, Clint Minick. DeeDee Mitchell, Debra Mitchell, Dru 367 Sophomores PULLE Mitchell, Sharon Mkanda, Miriam Monteleone, Donna Moody, Dawn Moody, Lisa Mooney, Gerilyn Moore, Chris Morrison, Janet Morrow, Jane Morton, Kara Morton, Lisa Musick, Larry Musick, Susan Musselman, Brent Myers, Susan Myriek, Lisa Nance, Doyce Neathery, Pamela Neill, Nathalie Ncisler, Patti Newhouse, Dana Noland, Cathy Nolen, Cynthia Nolen, Deanne Norlander, Paula North, David Nutt, Daniel Nystrom, Christopher Orr, Scott Owen. Jimmy Packer, Robin Padunchewit, Pean Pape. John Parker. Gary Parker, Robin Partin, Robert Pascay, Ernest Paschall. Rex Patterson, Randel Pearson, Jill Pemberton, Glenn Pemberton, Lanette Pepper, Penelope Pesqueira, Melinda Peterson, Caroline Pettijohn, Chris Petty, Kerry Pines, Trent Pittman, Laura Pizzitola, John Polvado, Joy Poplin, Phil Porter, Brett Posey, Julie Potts, Dave Powers, Gail Prather, Laurie Pratt. Donna Price, Janet Price, Kevin Prince, Carrie Prince, Terri Proffitt, Susan Pullen, R. Michelle Sophomores 3 Pyeatt, Mark Rabe, James Ragatz, Dave Raines, Mary Rainwater, Karen Rainwater, Rachel Rainwater, Rhonda Ralston, Lynn Ray, Matt Reagan, Robert Reed, Cary Reed, Leslie Reed, Melinda Reese, Dan Renfro, Russ Reynolds, Deneen 364 - Sophomores 5 5 Sweet career awaits Nicole Vletas Nicole Vletas enjoys ballet, tennis, running and choreography. But Nicole is different from most college sophomores with similar in- terests, because her plans include making candy by hand in her fatheris Abilene business. Vletas Enterprises, 2438 Industrial Blvd., was begun in the 1930s when her grandmother came from Greece and married her grandfather. Her father now operates the business, and Nicole said she plans to work in it because "I want to keep the tradition in the familyf' Nicole emphasized that the Vletases make all their candies by hand and use no artificial ingredients. "It's an art, you know," she added. "It's time consuming. It's not like Burger King or something. We don't just pop everything through a vertical hamburger grill without a second thought," she said. Nicole began helping when she was young by packaging candy. About two years ago she started helping her grandmother with dipping, a delicate process. The success of a batch of candy depends on the person dipping it, Nicole said. "It's not as easy as it sounds. First you have to decide if the texture is just right. lt's gross, but you have to squish your hand in all that chocolate and test it. Then you have to add the nuts or whatever," she said. "Believe me, it's a temptation to just scoop up a handful of chocolate and dig in!" Her eyes sparkled as she described dipping, her favorite step. She said every "dipper" has his own style, but her grandmother is the best. "This sounds weird, but my grandmother and I have a natural arch to our fingers, and we can hold the candy so it's just right," she said shyly. She demonstrated the finger position for dipping candy. I-Ier long, double- jointed fingers seemed to form a cradle and looked capable of producing dozens of nicely-rounded confections. - Amy Hatfield PYEATT PARK Rhoads, Russell Rhoden, Clifford Rhodes, Sara Richard, Tina Richardson, Brian Riley, Lisa Riney, Darla Rings, Kelly Robbins, Sheree Roberts, Bruce Roberts, Kelly Roberts, Sherri Robinett, Sherman Roetter, Frito Rogers, Paula Rose, Greg Rotenberry, Paul Rowe, Jill Ruby, Michael Rudd, Bill Russell, Richard Rust, Lynn Salmon, Julie Salter, Shelley Samsill, Teresa Sands, Pauletta Sargent, Michael Schaffncr, Annette Schwarz, Jeannie Scott. Connie Scott, Steffanie Scott, Tiffany Scruggs, Janan Shaffer, Jill Shake, Linda Shaner, Melanie Sharpe, Rebecca Shaw, Vickie Shero, James Sherrill, Teresa Shields, Connie Shiu, Bingiec Shoemaker, Cynthia Shore, Shirley Siddlc, Tamara Singleton, Donna Slough, Mark Small, Bradford Smith, Charles Smith, Cindy Smith, Janalee Smith, Karen Smith, Kim Smith, Laura Smith, Paul Smith. Robert Smith, Roger Smith. Scott Smith. Timothy Sneddcn, Patrick Snccd, Lori Sorrells, Stephen Southward, Kris Sparks, Sandra Sophomores 365 Spence, Karen Spence, Marcia Spencer, Bill Spor, Sheryl St. Clair. Marcy Stanley, Dave Stephenson, Rene Stevens, Carolyn Stevenson, Angenettc Stewart. Stephen Stewart. Tammy Stickler. Douglas Stocking, Darla Stolz, Benay Stowe, Kammy Strachan. Janet Strachan. Moya Stroup, Laura Struck, Judy Stuart, Britton Sullivan, Rebecca Sullivan, Tina Swann. Janie Syler, Rhonda Taylor. Brad Taylor, Brent Taylor. Karen Templeton. l.ee Ann Terry. Janis Tetreault. Sandra Thatcher. Jeri Thomas, Trayce Thomasson, Todd Thompson. Karrie Thompson. Patricia Thompson. Tom Thornton. Troy Thut, Brenda Tidwcll. Carlton Tinkler, Sherry Towns, Tod Townien, Ann Troup, Martin Turner, Karyn Tyson, Tammy Llnderwood, Jane Upp, Shellie Llrban. Karl Uthe, Marta Varner, David Varner, Vicki Vaught, Kim Vidaurri. Jannell Vletas, Nicole Vowell. Jim Vuieieh, Gaylene Wade, l.en Waldrop. Chris Walker. Cynthia Walker. Kelly Wallace. David Waller, l.isa Walton, Patricia Walton Jr,, Hal 166 Sophomores 9 da tl X PE CE'ZIRKLE Ware, Gordon Warren, Lauri Washington, John Waters, Lori Watson, Elizabeth Watson, Janell Webb, John Welage, Amy Welch, Kathy Welch, Susan West, Suzanne Wheeler, Karen White, Cory White, Janet Whitehead, James Whiteside, Jeff Whitfield, Tina Whitney, Michele Whitworth, Ruth Wieland, Sally Wilkerson, Sharon Williams, Belinda Williams, Bobby Williams, Sherry Williams, Thonie Williams, Timothy Williams, Wanda Williamson, Sherri Willis, Alisa Willis, Paula Wilson, Lynnette Winters, Sharyl Witt, Dale Woerner, Sherri Wofford, Scott Wolfe, David Wolle, Yodit Womble, Bryan Wood, Linda Wood, Vicki Woodlief, Richard Wrinkle, Brenda Yarbrough, Mark Young, Ragan Young, Rendi Young, Stephen Youree, Linda Zeller, Daryl Zirkle, Laurie Sophomores 367 IOR Z is 4 'i' 1 Q I s AWB? any of the 820 members of the junior class attended an all-you-can-eat pizza party in late February. Through the year class members also met for other social activities and devotionals. The junior class participated in the Student Founda- tion,s Homecoming Carnival, Oct. 31. Members of the class set up and manned a throwing booth. In keeping with the Carnival Island theme, which was taken from the Homecoming musical "South Pacific," contestants at the c1ass's booth attempted to throw a coconut through a tire. The registrar's office records showed that junior men outnumbered junior women, 437 to 371 in the fall semester and 449 to 371 in the spring. But the number ofjunior men and women accounting majors was equal at 38. 368 Juniors 'QU The junior class also boasted the only foreigr language majors in the fall semester. The number oi majors by sex was equal in that major also, with twc men and two women. The class of 1983 also had the largest number oi English majors with 10 juniors reporting English a: their major in the fall semester. The most popular majors for juniors were business with 258 class members, and education, with 175. A major in the health professions rated a distant thirc choice, with 53 juniors. This page: Junior class officers, seated - Clay Hale senalorg Debbie Beebe, secrelaryg Larry Nelson senatorg Rob Sellers, senatorg Mark Edge, senator Standing 4- Scott Souder, vice presidentg Jeff Boyd president. Adams, Barry Agee, Rhonda Alexander, Leslie Allen, Vicki Anderson, Bette Anderson, Carla Anderson, Greg Andrews, Garnet Archer, Mark Armstrong, Faye Arnot, Judy Ash, Carlton Baker, Karol Balios, Mitzi Ballard, Mike Barkley, Callie Barkman, Russell Barnes, Kelly Barnett, Kathy Barns, Beth Bass, James Bates, Ira Batson, Michelle Beasley, Glenn Beasley, Julie Beaty, Glyna Beckett, Timothy Beebe, Debbie Bellville, William Berryman, Don Berryman, Michael Bezzerides, Robin Black, Ray Blair, Kevin Blaylock, Marsha Bluhm, Gary Bobo, Janice Boldin, Emile Boone, Kirk Boone Jr., Phil Borger, Larry Bosley, Rhonda Boucher, Tanis Bowe, Beverly Boyd, Jeffrey Boyd, Scott Bradshaw, Cathy Brady, Charlotte Branch, Scott Brand, Mike Brewster, Joyce Brittain, Stephen Brockermeyer, Tanya Brooks, Gregory Brown, Bob Brown, Dana Browning, Robert Brumfield, Janet Bruton, Merry Buckelew, Milton Burgess, Barry Burkett, Judy Burns, Mark Butler, Lisa Juniors 369 Bybec, Scott Bynum, Sherry Byrd, Lisa Campbell, Chad Campbell, Kathy Campbell, Stephen Cannedy, Andrea Carpenter, Brent Carroll, Keith Carter, .lamcs Carter, Otto Casey, Georgia Casey, Michael Castle, Kendra Chance, Michael Chandler, Maria Channell, Timothy Chappell, Cheryl Chauvctte, Deanna Cherry, Linda Chowning, .leff Claassen, Donna Marie Clanin, Marcia Clark, Keith Clary, Don Click, Marty Clifford, Christopher Clinton, Carla Coates, Nelson Cobb, Ronald Cochran, Tina Colby. Paul Cole, Sally Collins. David Compton, Paul Conder, Dale Conner, Jeff Copeland, David Cowan, Lauren Cozby, Gladys Cregeen, Lesa Cross, Lauri Crumbley, Karen Crutsinger, Camilla Crutsinger, Ursula Cukrowski, Kenneth Cullers, Sue Cunningham, David Curtis, Jeffrey Dahlof, Tamara Daly, Gordon Daniels, livangela Davis, Dan Davis, Lance Davis, Mary Davis, Michael Day, Weldon Delaney, Joni Denman, Lou Denton .lr.,,l . Manley Derrick, Phillip Dew, Shelli Diamond, Nancy Dickson, Michael Z .luniors BYBEE' FRANKLI il' 4, 44.-,,.,V .ww , X " W'e2:f . '- ' .- . , 7, 't 'fe , 4 , i T'g,g4i,- .. , , nf"2e'7?f"f girl w 4, ' -,g'K2f?efw 21 'f":5g'mfm,5J"'M f-'rfe ' 3' Q ,Yfwi-'lfiif4,st-, in .Wai L rg QL., ,N1'j5lg.',i-1,1 H IF. ff", :, ,Q 1 ,L it ty' if ,ayg ,V .WN ,,,, , , WJ ?9'l"17l4l,m,'?.w,, A99 'fig Shelley Hall walksfrom Moody Coliseum with the balloon bouquet and lollipop she reeeivedfor her 21st birthday. '17 Dillard, Daniel Dillard, Kristie Doan, Mark , Dods, Pamela Dods, Tim Dodson, Denise Donley, Philip Driskell, Dennis Driskell, Gerald Duncan, Linda Duncan, Mark Duncan, Tanya Duncum, Mark Dunlap, Lisa Easterly, Greg Edge, Mark Edwards, Melinda Eller. Ron Elliot, Beth Emerson, Edward English, Mary Eubank, Merry Evans, Brenda Fangio, Ann Fanning, Tami Faver, Strelsa Fenimore, Carol Ferguson, Burt Ferguson, Dee Ferguson, Linda Ferrell, Gloria Fielder, Tammy Fillmon, Ellen Fish, Sammy Foshee, Renee Foster, John Fowler, Leigh Ann Franco, Lilian Franklin, Becky C Juniors 371 Franklin, Philip Fruzia, Brenda Fruzia, Randall Frye, Kayle Fuller, John Gaines, Ronnie Garrett, Cayce Garrett, Donna Lynn Garrett, Paula Gary, Sally Gerdes, Matt Gibbons, Randall Gibbs, Jonathan Gibson, Sharon Gilfilen, Kenneth Gilfilen, Mary 372 - Juniors Junior uses media to share Christ Bart Moyers' soft voice and gentle manner didn't suggest to many people that he was an author, drum major for the Big Purple marching band and public affairs director for KACU. But after hearing Bart's quiet description of his plans to join the MARK program in Santiago, Chile, and to work in educational television, listeners realized that his low-key manner was misleading. The junior mass communication major's performances with the Big Purple were anything but low key. The bearded redhead led the Big Purple two years and was selected to be drum major for a third year. Bart said one reason he wanted to be drum major was that he believed Christians should be in high offices. As drum major he used his position to "help people feel wanted and cared forf' One way he tried to do that was by conducting band devotionals. Bart's interest in sharing Christian values and beliefs also led him in the summer of 1980 to publish a booklet of suggestions for high school evangelism, titled SHOUT: Senior High Outreaching Untother Teens. "I made the book to give kids a taste, to prick their minds, about what they can do in high school," Bart said. "I wish I could have had something like it." The mass communication major served on the staff of KACU and initiated a public affairs program entitled "Examine" Most of the public affairs pro- grams the station received were "really out of the college scene," Bart said. So, he worked to develop programming for ACU students and was appointed public affairs director. The program he developed examined topics such as relationships and cop- ing with stress. Bart asked staff members, teachers and others to contribute to "Examine," which aired mornings and evenings every school day. Bart's work with KACU was similar to what he hopes to do in television after graduating. He said he planned to create television documentaries and children's educational programs. - Marcie Vantrease and Kelly Deatherage FRA KLI GLE Gilliam, Ellen Golet, Joseph Goode, Maury Goodman, Rodney Graves, Stephen Gray, Barry Greathouse, Michael Green, David Greer, Thomas Griffin, Phyllis Gwin, Cheryl Hahn, Sara Hale, Clay Hale, Janaye Hale, Mary Haley, Lynna Hall, Lana Hall, Shelley Hamm, Jay Hammond, Kyle Hancock, Paul Hanks, Kerri Hanna, Connie Hart, David Hartin, Stansley Harwell, Kevin Hatchett, Brenda Hathorn, Jack Hawley, Glynda Hays, David Hays, Marie Heft, Scott Henderson, Susan Henley, Walter Henn, Steven Henry, Brenda Heuss, Cynthia Hickman, Susan Hilton, Jimmie Hines, Barbara Hodges, Sheila Hogg, Kenneth Holditch, Murry Holladay, Kirk Holland, Brennan Holley, Cindy Holt, Mike Hooper, Cedric Hooper, Tina Hooten, Grace Hoover, Mark Hopkins, Mike House, Thomas Howard, Fred Howard, John Howard, Jonathan Howard, Susan Howard, Valeria Hughes, Max Scott Hulett, Joy Hulme, Kimberly Hutton, Kathy lgo, Robin Ingle, Connie Juniors 373 lngram, Philip Irvin, Carole Jackson, Rhonda Jennings, Jay Jobc, Kristie Johnson, Bobby Johnson, Jeffery Johnson, Robert Johnson, Sharon Johnston, Donald Joiner, Kelly Jones, Jim Jones, Renee Jones, Todd Jones, Barbie Jordan, Laura Kajama, Olivia Keesee, Dita King, Curtis King, James Kingston, Kym Kirkpatrick, Leah Kitt, Sondra Kneipper, Karen Knight, Renai Koenig, James Koonce, Philip Kreidel, Karen Lair, Robert Larson, Julie Larson, Steveri Lavender, Amber Lee, Robin Lenhart, Richard Leverett, Doris Lewers, Jennifer Lewis, Kern Lewis, Todd Little, Tami Lockwood, Laura Long, Kirk Long, Stewart Loomis, Vick Lorber, Jeff Love, William Loveland, Lawrence Loveland, Stephen Mahaffey, John Mallory, Dawn Marks, Shelley Marsh, Rhonda Martin, Cathy Martin, Ferryn Massingill, Laura Mattis, Kathryn Mavrinac, Sandra Mayes, John Mays. Lance McCarty, Karen McCathy, James McCauley, Robbie McCloskey, Renee McCorquodale, Betty McCoy. Catherine 374 Juniors GRAM- ORWOOD Squfg Paula Willis models the latest in fashions for disobedient Sigma Theta Cl11's0C1'alc'lub pledges. . . Q . .x X isa? e s f . N K ,gt .-R95 ef up-v Q7 tv ff , li fi,-1 McCoy. Joseph McDonald. Roy McGilvray, Annette McGinty, Gregory Mclntosh, Leann McKissic. .lim Mcleeskey, Nancy McMahan, Roger McNeill, Scott Mevey. Lisa Meinhardi. Laura Menagc. Roy Merkel. Traci Mesmer. Brenda Miller. Cara Sue Miller, Gary Miller. Kelly Mills, Steve Milum, Mark Mitchell. Sharon Molina. Melissa Montgomery, Jayne Moore. Bryan Moore, Donna Moore, Glen Moore, Sam Morris. Brad Moyers. Bart Murphy. David Neil. Ted Nelson. larry Netseh. Francie Newell. Donna Niles, Steven Nix, Brenda Norman, .lohn Norrcll, Stephen Norton. llelen Norwood, Jamie Juniors 37 Novian, LaVelle O'Rear, Rachel Oden, Rich Ogren, Deborah Oldfield, Lisa Oliver, Janie Oltmanns, Sharon Ong, Kelly Orr, Robert Overman, Jerry Owen, Glenn Owens, Beth Pace, Karla Page, Fara Parker, David Parker, Thomas 376 - Juniors Hale says college is for involvement Clay Hale said he didn't think he came to ACU to study a lot or be on the Dean's Honor Roll. Hale, a junior marketing major, believed in being involved in school ac- tivities and using his musical talents. And he was involved. By looking in the index of the Prickly Pear, it was ob- vious he lived according to his beliefs. The string of pages he appeared on was longer than almost anyone else's. Some of the musical organizations he participated in were A Cappella, the Big Purple Band, Summerstage, three years of Sing Song and the musical "South Pacific," in which he played the lead. Besides his singing ability, he played the French horn and the piano. "I can play the guitar if you give me a little bit of time,', he said smiling. "I don't really want to be remembered for any one thing," Clay said. "Fd just like to be remembered by the people that meant a lot to mef, He said being involved had helped him make friends since his freshman year, and mentioned the musical he was in his first year at ACU. "That's how I met my two best friends," he said. He and two other freshmen stayed up all night painting props, and he said that memory was one of his favorites. In the future, Clay hoped to get into the music industry as a back-up vocalist or singer. "It sounds kind of silly for someone in college to say, 'I want to make it big someday,' yet not be known as a religious singer," he said slightly red-faced. "I want to be known as a singer who has a firm religious background? Clay said that many people in the music industry think they have to step on other people to succeed, but he wanted to succeed without hurting anyone. "I want to keep centered on God - having the focus on the right things," he said. Clay talked about his involvement in other activities on campus, and said, "That's what it,s Qschoolj all aboutf' - Rene Williams OVIAN SMITH Patterson, Kay Payne, Michael Perkins, Michael Perry, Greg Pharis, Randall Phariss, Brian Pierce, Craig Polnisch, Frederick Porter, Lynn Porter, William Prather, Jeff Pratt, Gary Von Price, Janie Price, Laura Pringle, Kari Pringle, Ryan Pringle, Wes Pritchett, Rick Pruitt, Timothy Rall, Annette Ramsey, Charles Randel, Mark Ratcliff, Charles Ray, Greg Respess, Kimberly Rhoads, Ronna Richards, Melone Riley, Clay Risser, Cindy Robbins, Debora Robbins, Mark Robinson, Polly Roehrkass, Jo Ellen Rogers, Dee Rogers, Rhonda Rohre, Susan Rokey, Mark Salter, Richard Sandefur, Julie Sandine, Brian Sandusky, Grant Sargent, Stephen Scarborough, Billie Schuyler, Gary Scoggins, Tammy Scott, Lynn See, William Sellers, Rob Sessions, Jeanette Shaffer, Stephen Sharp, Becky Shaw, Cynthia Shelton, Brian Sherman, Donald Shinn, Stephanie Shipley, Bob Shipley, Glen Shipp, William Shuford, Tammy Sickles, Roberta Siddens, Debbie Smith, Bob Smith, Deanne Smith, Elise Juniors 377 Smith, Kimberly Smith, Madison Smith, Natalie Smith, Sharon Smith, Sid Smith, Yancy Snell,Gary Souder, Scott Soward, West Spann, David Speck, Lisa Spencer, Janie Spencer, Kathy Stephens, Becky Stevens, David Stewart, Darrell Stewart, Teresa Stone, Julie Stone, Wanda Story, James Randall Strickland, Pamela Sullivan, Sarah Sullivan, Susan Sullivan, William Swetkovich, Sherri Swinney, Kimberly Takacs, Charles Tate, Curtis Tate, Shannon Taylor, Laurie Tchen, Jonathas Teague, Helen Thaxton, Kirk Thomas, J, Todd Thompson, Douglas Thorn, Gregory Thornton, Wesley Thornton, William Todd, Lisa Todd, Tammile Tolson, Kelly Traylor, Karen Trevino, Lisa Truxal, Mark Tudor, Jana Turman, Kimberly Turner, Jason Turner, Juanita Turner, Tori Tyson, Lu Anne Vanderpoel, David Vanderslice, Jean Vaughan, Brenda Vernon, Marshon Vining, Margaret Waddill, Kendall Walker, Justin Walker, Thad Walker, Weston Warren, Louis Warren, Yulanda Watkins, Rick Wallington, Lori Watson. Curt Juniors MITH'YOUN 'Ev Mike Roberrs, an LlIICI'6"l'l.d6"ll' major from Aurora, Colo., gels the post ojfi'c'e's poinl about boxes duringfall regislralion. Watson. Philip Walls, Chrisanne Webb, Jane Wcdekind, Mary Welch. Tammy West, Kelly West, Ken While, DeDc Whitman, Melissa Wilks, Rhonda Willbanks, Rhonda Williams,.lane Williams, Kalhe Williams, Laura Williams, Rodney Wilson, Cheri Wilsonffamara Wilson, Terri Windham, Bob Withers, Amy Witt. Don Will. Lanny Wolford. Laurie Woodruff, Debra Yarbrough, David Yearwood, Linda Yelman, Gabriella Young. Anita Jo Young. Lisa Juniors ICR V ",,"' 'VI L Y .W A f 'ri he senior class was the only class to be larger in the spring semester than in the fall. Before the Christmas break 798 students were registered as seniors, but after the term break the registrarls office records showed 905 senior students. More than 500 of the spring semester seniors graduated May 2. Many of those who did not graduate continued in summer school and made up more than one-third of the approximately 1,000 students registered in Summester I. The class of l982 also had the largest Homecoming court in the schoolis history. Fourteen senior women were chosen by fellow students in late October to serve on the court. Although the senior class followed the schoolwide trend of having more business majors than any others, 380 Seniors almost as many majored in education. In the fal semester 252 seniors were seeking bachelor of busines administration degrees and 232 were working towar' bachelor of science degrees in education. The next most-popular degrees were in psychology and physics education, with 24 seniors in each program. Also unique to the class was the only male nursin major registered in the fall and the largest number c female Bible majors. Two senior women majored i missions and one in Biblical languages, registrar's ol f ice records showed. This page: Senior class offcers, front row - Terr Hardin, vice presidenlg Kel Hamby, presidentg Sana Sweeney, senator. Second row - Dean Thurstoz senatorg Johanna Haltom, secretaryg Carl Cate senalorg Judd White, senator. Allison, Janet Anderson, Charlotte Anderson, Marcus Andrews, Joe David Arbucklc, James Archer, Cheryl Arnold, Kathryn Arnold, Larry Atchley, Bobby Austin, Joanna Autry, Cynthia Avey, Valinda Bacic, Zlatko Bailey, Bailey Bailey, Baker, Baker, Baker, Baker, James Karen Larry David Michael Pamela Terry Baptista. Frank Barner, Flo Barnett, Kent Barnett, Melanie Barnett, Tammy Barr, Daniel Barrett, Dori Barrow, Mark Bartee. Lisa Barth. Deborah Bassham, Geanifer Jo Baxter, Michelle Beebe, James Beggs, Mike Bell, Heather Berry, David Berryman, Belinda Bishop, Cynthia Bishop, Steve Black, Steve Blackburn, Curtis Blackburn, Randy Blasingame, Julie Booker, Carole Bowden, Rick Bowen, Donald Bowman, Greg Brader, Marci Bradford, Bryan Brecheen, Jodie Brown, Brown, Brown, George Rick Sandra Bui, Kim-Cuong Bynum, David Cain, Cynthia Cain, Robert Caldcleugh, Lisa Cannon, Linda Carpenter, Curtis Carrell, Emily Carriker, Kay Keven Carter, Kenny Carver, Karen Seniors Castle, Bart Cates, Carl Cawyer, James Chamberland, Laurie Chandler, Jamison Chappelle, Louise Chastain, Brian Chen, Johnson Cherry, Richard Chester, Nancy Chism, .lo Chisum, Cynthia Chung, Kyu-Bong Clary, Donald Coleman, Christie Collier, Sharon 382 f Seniors Flight from Vietnam leads to ACU Many miles and many customs separate South Vietnam and West Texas. But Kim-Cuong Thi Bui made the journey between the two. Kim, a senior accounting major, fled South Vietnam with her family the day the Communists captured Saigon in 1975. They lived in refugee camps in the Philippines, Guam and Pennsylvania while awaiting a U.S. sponsor who would be responsible for them until they found a home and jobs. One day during their three-month wait in Pennsylvania Kim stepped off a bus and saw a former neighbor from Saigon, Ca Cong Nguyen. Ca, a pilot for the South Vietnamese, had flown to an American base in Thailand the day of the Communist takeover. Three months later he moved to the Pennsylvania refugee camp where he was reunited with the Buis. Ca and the Buis moved to Sweetwater under the sponsorship of US. Rep. Charles Stenholm and the Lutheran Church. But after 10 months the Viet- namese group moved to Abilene so Kim and her sisters could live at home while attending college. About three years later, Kim married her former neighbor. Kim said her father intended for his four children to receive a university education. "My father believes getting education and good jobs is a way we can show appreciation to America for helping us through a difficult begin- ning,', she said. Kim said she adjusted well to life in America but often missed the homeland she left when she was 15. Vietnamese culture still was important to Kim's family, and they often prepared Vietnamese foods and observed Viet- namese holidays and customs. One custom that Kim and Ca did not observe concerned the use of last names - in Vietnam a wife did not take her husband's family name. However, Kim said she often used Ca's last name to avoid confusion, "even though I don't think itis fair that I should have to give up my name." But she did not give up her first name, nor forget its meaning, "diamond" And after learning of the hardships and dangers that polished and shaped Kimls life, "diamond" seemed appropriate. - Kelly Deatherage CASTLE GR VE Compton. Polly Connell, Courtney Cook, Charlie Cooper, Michele Corbett, Von Cox, Cathy Crabtree, Gail Craig, Jeff Cross, Lisa Crowell, Lisa Daeus, Pennie Darnell, Lorna Daughtry, Debra Davis, Debra Davis, Glenda Davis, Karl Davis, Kimberly Davy, Cyndy Deatherage, Kelly DeJarnatt, Alan Denman, David Derryberry, Lana Dillard, Pamela Dotson, Mark DuPaul, Charlene Durham, Douglas Durham, Melissa Eaks, Greg Earles, Lori Eekard, Jeffery Edwards, Darren Eldridge, Steve Elliott, Bryan Engelbreeht, Keith Evans, Jack Evans, Melanie Evje, Mark Fagala, Jimmy Fails, John Fatheree, Larry Fenn, Fonda Fenner, Cindy Ferguson, Marla Ferguson, Star Ferrell, Raymond Files, Nora Fleming, Jacque Flow, David Ford, Randy Foshee, Teresa Frazier. Greg Freeman, Robbie Fritts, Jennifer Fry, Kerry Fuller, Thomas Gabriel, Randall Galloway, Barry Gates, Kenneth Gay, Albert Goen, Scot Goode, Vickie Graham, Larry Graham, Suzannah Graves, Greg Seniors 383 Gray, Cary Green, Arthur Green, Cecily Green, Mittie Green, Roddy Greer, Donald Grigsby, Robyn Grim, Gwen Grimes, Pamela Gritten, Thomas Grone, Marcia Guyer, Greg Haddon, Elizabeth Haener, Donald Hahn, Kevin Hale, Pam Halekakis, Roxy Haley, Hutch Hamby, Kel Hansen, Kris Harbison, Kathy Hardage, Cynthia Harden, Patricia Hardin, Joe Hardin, Terra Hare, Tracy Hare, William Hargrove, Tanya Harlan, Susan Harper, Steven Harrell, Laurie Harrell, Mark Harris. Alexandria Hart,Clay Hawkins, William Heady, Judy Heard, James Heath, Robert Heaton, Ronald Heimermann, Paul Henderson, Marie Hendon, Terry Hendrix Jr., Henry lletu, Frederick Heyen, Kimela Higginbotham, Richard Hill, Roy Hines, Debbie Hoadley, Henry Hodge, Jack Holcomb, Steven Holmes, Tim Holtz, J, B. Hood. Conner Hood, Karen Hoover, Jeff Hoover, Mike Horne. Lynda Houchin, Kerry Howard, Susan Hudgins, James Hulstedler. Emmett Hunfinger, Kristen Hurd, Kenneth 384 Seniors G R ' LES Paula Willis, Keith Carroll and Jim Agan lead the long lines of students waiting to receive parking permits during registration. SLY Hurst, Dina Hutchinson, Mardella Ingram Jr., David Inman, Kris Isbell, Carla Jackson, Holli Jackson, Philip Jay, Diane Jennings, Brenda Jinkerson, Perry Johnson, Jan Johnson, Jim Johnson, Pamela Johnson, Stephen Johnson, Timothy Jones, Patricia Jordan, Mark Jordan, William Karnes, Kevin Karrenbrock, Kevin Kelley, Jan Kellogg, Janet Kennedy, Sharon Kerns, Kathy Kile, Bruce Killebrew, Kathryn Kinzie, Scott Kriegel, Sherry Kyle, Dina Lalfreniere, Robert Laman, Melinda Lanian, Steve Lane, Tony Lanier, Joel Lankes, Timmy Laxson, Barbara Lemmons, Crystal Lenlmons, Kevin l.cssly, Bryan Seniors as 5 Levy, Suzanne Lewis, David Lewis, John Lewis, Teresa Linscomb, James S. Litland, Sharon Lonesome, Kevin Long, Aleta Love, Mark Lovell, Mindy Lucas, Guy Luttrell, Mike Lynch, Luke Mack, Steven Magee, Roland Mahanay, Meganne 386 - Seniors Eta Beta Pi queen returns to ACU She came to ACC in 1948 as a freshman from Baytown. During that year she worked in the "beanery" and was crowned queen of Eta Beta Pi, an organization for students who were employed in the cafeteria. In the summer of 1949 she married Fred Stirman, a senior Wildcat foot- ball letterman. She had met him three days after she arrived at ACC. Her name is Gladine Stirman, and she returned to ACU in 1980 to com- plete the degree she had begun 31 years earlier. "At first, some of the members of my family thought I'd completely flipped my lid," the education major laughingly said. "But after they got used to the idea, they were completely supportive." "From the very beginning my husband and three sons were very encourag- ing and enthusiastic about my return to college. They were all very proud of me," she said. Gladine worked as a secretary for 25 years and as a teacher's aide for six years before she decided that she would like to return to school and become certified to teach. She said she chose elementary education with an emphasis in reading because she saw so many children who needed help with reading. Although the decision to return to school was easily made, Gladine said she knew it would take a lot of work to excel. But because her children were grown and no longer living at home, she said she thought she would have plenty of time to devote to her studies. "I was afraid that I might be resented by the kids on campus. I've been there once and know how hectic college life can be," she said. "I didn't have anything to worry about except my schoolwork, and many kids are involved in so many other activities." But contrary to her fears, the kids on campus were tremendous, she said. "If I was ever treated like a mother, it was at my own initiation. I was amazed how readily the students accepted me," Gladine said. "I almost dreaded getting out of school," she said with a grin. "It was funf' - Suzetta Nutt LEVY PACKER Malherbe, Cornelia Mann Jr., Danny Marshall, Phillip Martin, Roberta Mauloin, Darrell Maxedon, Ronald Maxwell, Krystal Maxwell, Michael Maxwell, Wander Mayfield, Martin McCarty, Steven McCloskey, Raelynn McCollum, Patrick McCoy, Brad McCurley, Penny McDonald, Pam McDonald, Sandra McFarlin, Lisa McGilvray, Robin McGlothlin, Kelly McGuire, Kem Mclntryre, Judy McKinney, Timothy McLean, Diane McLemore, Brian McPherson, Cindy McQuerry, Delaina Meaders, Eddie Mendenhall, Doug Mergel, Harry Milam, Pam Mileger, Bryan Miller, Kim Minick, Bill Mitchell, Deborah Mitchell, Kathleen Mitchell, Susan Moody, Dale Morgan, Angie Morgan, Mevlyn Morgan, Rand E. Morrison, Ann Morrow, Ron Motes, Laura Moudy, Tim Muns, John Murphy, Kristin Musslewhite, Larry Myrick, Tim Nail, Debra Neeley, Anne Nesbitt, Tammy Newell, Brenda Newhouse, Mike Nichols, Michele Norris, Kimberly Nutt, Cheryl Ogle, Laura Osborn, Patricia Osburn, Lori Osner, Brad Overall, Mary Overton, Connie Packer, Lynda Seniors 387 Pariai, Sarkis Parker, Caryl Parker, Cheryl Parmer, Fern Peeples, Keith Pendergrass, Zeborah Percival, Kevin Perkins, Marybeth Perry, Mark Peterson, Terri Pickle, Todd Pieratt, Anna Liza Piland, Quana Pinion, Rhonda Pipkin, Lori Pittman, Dik Pledger, Melanie Pointer, Cheryl Ponder, Galynn Powell, Elizabeth Powell, Patrick Prevost, Steven Pruitt, Allen Pullen, Charles Pullen, Leslie Rampey. Robin Rannou. Su7anne Rawdon, Melanie Ray, Mark Redd, Richard Lee Reece, Neil Register, Jay Register, Leigh Ann Reno, .layne Rhodes, Samuel Rhodes, Sandra Riehl, Kimberly Riggenbach, Pam Ritchie, Amy Roach, Kenneth Rowden, Paula Rudd, Suzy Ruff, Terri Rye, Leslie Sammet, Cheryl Sammet, Paula Samuel, Greg Sanders, David Sansom, Charles Saunders, William Scarbrough, Debora Schmidt, Jeanne Scott, Linda Scott, Michelle Scott. Susan Scrivner. Donna See, Terry Seidenstieker, Kendall Sewell, Lyn Shelton, Barbara Shelton, Craig Sholl, Tracie Shults, Dwayne Shurbet, Luann Seniors TH RRI GTO Simpson, Sandra Sims, Judy Sims, Perry Skutka, Frank Sloan, Lynda Sloan, Paul Smith, Clayton Dale David Smith, Smith. 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VE 535252 'Q ,jeff 1' L 1 V4 I rw, 5 M-QMQLA Baker, Teresa 3 55 Index aron, Julie 277 Abee, Sherri 322 Abilene 208, 209 Ables, Tori 285, 355 Abston, David 266 A Capella 222 Acock, Valerie Elizabeth 355 Anderson, Kelley 339 Anderson, Lamar 339 Anderson, Marcus 381 Anderson, Shana 355 Anderson, Shawn 339 Andrews, Brett 239 Andrews, Carmen 339 Andrews, Darrel 292, 355 Andrews, Randy 234, 355 Andrews, Garnet 269, 369 Andrews, Joe 381 Angle, Mary 391 Anthony, Elijah 34 Arbuckle, James 269, 381 Arbuckle, Stephen 339 Acton, Daniel 355 Adams Award 328 Adams, Barry 369 Adams, Gary 355 Adams, Gregory 73 Archer Archer Archer ,Cheryl 381 , Craig 355 Mark 369 Archer, , Nancy 242, 339 Archer, Tim 239, 355 Bailey, Bailey, Pat 295 Roger 230, 291 Baird, Kevin 222, 272 Baird, Kim 34 Baird, Lydenna 355 Baisden, Donnie 242, 272, 339 Baker, Baker, Baker, Baker, Baker, Baker, David 381 Deborah 355 Harvey 131 Karol 369 Lisa 245, 339 Michael 291, 381 Baker, Pamela 234, 278,381 Baker, Scott 355 Baker, Terry 381 Baker, Timothy 339 Baldwin, John 239 Baldwin, Lisa 339 Balfour, Suzanne 339 Bates, Ira 369 Batson, Michelle 269, 283, 300, 369 Bauler, Terri 339 Baxter, Batsell Barrett 214, 215 Baxter, Michelle 276, 277, 381 Bazan, Gloria 339 Beach, Brenda 355 Beakley, Brent 88, 355 Beard, Cheryl 239, 278, 355 Bearden, Butch 79 Beasley, Glenn 230, 266, 369 Beasley, Julie 251,283,369 Beasley, Lori 242, 339 Beasley, Robert 113, 231, 266,292 Beaty, Brian 73 Beaty, Glyna 101, 369 Beaty, Kevin 242, 339 Beauchamp, Garvin 125, 126, 227 Becker, Angie 339 Berry, Treva 264 Beta Beta Barry 296, 297 Adams, Kenneth 162, 163 Adams, Kim 258, 355 Adams, Michael 73 Adams, Pat 292 Adams, Rebecca 59 Adams, Stacy 339 Adams, Wanda 266, 355, 378 Ad Club 223 Addison, Glenn 231 Adedze, Christian 391 Adler, Amy 242, 339 Adrian, Lora 339 Adrian, Steven 263, 355 Agan, Jim 292, 355,385 Agee, Rhonda 369 Aggie Club 224 Agriculture 160, 161 Albaugh, Mindy 339 Alexander, Leslie 283, 369 Alexander, Mark 339 Alexander, Patricia 339 Allan, Gayla 339 Allan, Toni 334 Allard, Cynthia 339 Allen, Julie 285, 355 Allen, Katherine 242, 339 Allen, Laura 258, 266, 355 Allen, Kim 339 Allen, Vicki 273, 280, 369 Allison, Fielden 391 Allison, Janet 381 Allison, Randall 355 Allmon, Suzanne 127 Allred, Ed 295 Allred, Ellaine 277 Allred, Frances 355 Almost Anything Goes 62, 63 Alpha Phi Omega 227 Altman, Don 133,135 Amend, Susan 167 American Chemistry Society 228 Amlek, Thonschai 391 Anderson, Bette 90, 369 Anderson, Carla 369 Anderson, Charlotte 273, 381 Anderson, Dana 339 Anderson, Donna 339 Anderson, Greg 369 394 A Index Archibald, Norman 63, 126 Arias, Ava 355 Arledge, Leanne 339 Armbrust, Michelle 339 Armstrong, Alyssa 277, 355 Armstrong, Beth 222, 237, 238,339 Armstrong, Faye 222, 230, 238, 273, 278, 369 Arnold, Keith 355 Arnold, Kathryn 381 Arnold, Larry 295, 381 Arnot, Judy 237, 278, 369 Arreazola, Fran 134, 244,355 Arrington, Jeffrey 263 Art, 142, 143 Arvin, Beulah Cain 52, 53 Arvin, Bonnie 355 Ash, Carlton 159, 165, 231,369 Ashby, Jon 178, 264 Association of Computing Machinery 226 Atchley, Bobby 381 Atha, Kimberly 339 Atkins, Laura 339 Atkins, Stevan 73, 339 Atnip, Todd 242, 339 Austin, Joanna 225, 306, 381 Austin, Clyde 184 Austin, Stephen 355 Autry, Cynthia 271, 381 Autry, David 248,339 Avey, Theresa 277, 355 Avey, Valinda 277, 327, 381 Avinger, Juanita 180 Avinger, W. H. 180 Ayers, Melany 272, 339 acic, Zlatko 381 BA Council 229 Bailey, Bob 131 Bailey, Bryan 73 Bailey, Cindy 239 Bailey, Debbie 339 Bailey, James 381 Bailey, John 153, 292. 354, 355 Bailey, Karen Rusk 381 Bailey, Larry 381 Balios, Mitzi 285, 369 Ballard, Mike 291, 369 Balloon Bouquet 196, 197 Bandy, Celeste 339 Banister, Marcy 339 Banks, Steve 107, 299 Baptista, Frank 381 Barbee, Alan 355 Barbee, Kimberly 355 Bare, Brian 355 Barfield, Paige 339 Barger, Shellie 355 Barker, Joy 339 Barkley, Callie 82, 83,271,369 Barkman, Russell 369 Barnard, Amy 339 Barner, Flo 381 Barnes, Kelly 369 Barnes, Whitney 339 Barnett, Beverly 242 Barnett, Denise 264 Barnett, Ginger 338, 339 Barnett, Kathy 245, 369 Barnett, Kent 179, 223, 256,381 Barnett, Melanie 264, 278, 381 Barnett, Tammy 238, 278, 381 Barns, Beth 222, 253, 280, 369 Barr, Daniel 381 Barrett, Dori Jean 381 Barrett, Jeri 355 Barrett , Kelly 278, 355 Barrow, Mark 299, 381 Barrow, Michelle 285 Bartee, Bartee, Lisa 381 Barth, Danny 73,339 Barth, Deborah 272, 278,381 Barthel, Robyn 355 Bartlett, Joan 283 Barton, Dr. and Mrs. Fred 179 Barton, Gina 83 Basketball, Men's 74-79 Basketball, Women's 80-83 Baskett, Michael 339 Bass, James 369 Bass, Mike 291 Bassham, Geanifer 264,27 Bateman, Kathryn 339 Beckett, Timothy 238, 266,272,295 369 Bedford, Lori 242, 339 Beebe, James 265,381 Beebe, Debbie 266, 368, 369 Beggs, Mike 253, 381 Belk, RaDonna 251, 259, 339 Bell, Ammie 355 Bell, Heather 285, 381 Bell, John 355 Bell, Larry 355 Bell, Sonya 339 Bellows, Phillip 261 Bellville, William 369 Benevidias, Brian 212 Benford, Charles 73 Bennett, Richard 303,339 Benton, Julia 278, 355 Berry, David 381 Berry, Peggy 56, 245, 258, 355 Berryman, Belinda 265, 381 Berryman ,Don 226, 227, 369 Berryman, Michael 291 Beta 230 Beyer, John 177, 290, 355 Bezzerides, Robin 369 Bible 144, 145 Biggers, Scott 251, 292,355 Big Purple 234, 235 Billings, Laurel 258, 339 Biology 162, 163 Bishop, Bonni 339 Bishop, Cynthia 245,381 Bishop, Steven 306, 381 7.381 Black, Bonnie 87 Black, Ray 369 Black, Sandra 87,339 Black, Steve 290,381 Black, Tammy 339 Blackburn, Curtis 381 Blackburn, Randy 381 Blackwell, Tina 339 Blair, Kevin 230, 266, 269, 292, 369 Blake, Mike 339 Blakeley, Jeff355 Blasingame, Julie 273, 381 Blavo, Dorothy 355 Blavo, Margaret 169, 261, 339 Blaylock, Marsha 369 Blondeau, Colleen 154 Blondeau, Rollie 154 Bloomer, Steven 355 Blue Key 231 Bluhm, Gary 369 Board of Trustees 130, 131 Boatright, Diane 355 Boatright, Nancy 355 Bobo, Janice 369 Boggs, Lynne 339 Boggs, Mike 253 Boldin, Emile Jane 269,284,369 Bolding, Terri 339 Bolin, Betsey 339 Bolin, Doug 355 Bollier, Becky 280 Bond, Pam 339 Bonneau, Kelly 239, 340 Bonner, Mark 340, 347 Booker, Carole Sonnenburg 381 Boone, Larry 340 Boone, Kirk 369 Boone, Karen 355 Boone, Kim 355 Boone, Phil 266, 296, 297, 369 Booth, Elizabeth 340 Booth, Joe 272 Bordofske, David 340 Borger, Larry 297, 369 Boren, Phillip 340 Bosley, Rhonda 285, 369 Boucher, Tanis 369 Bounds, Deanna 222, 340 Bounds, Lori 340 Bourland, Becky 285, 355 Bow, Terence 340 Bowden, Rick 381 Bowe, Beverly 369 G Bowen, Della 259, 340 Bowen, Donald 296, 381 Bowling, Leslie 355 Bowman, Barbara 355 Bowman, Donna 251,340 Bowman, Gregory 381 Box, Sherry 355 Boyd, Alan 307 Boyd, Brenda 226, 278 Boyd, Dean 340 Boyd, Jack 154 Boyd, Jeffrey 38, 368, 369 Boyd, Scott 226, 369 Boyd, Susan 254,255,355 Brabbin, Cindy 355 Brader, Marci 381 Bradford, Deborah 355 Bradford, Bryan 381 Bradford, Byron 340 Bradford, James 171 Bradford, John 164, 165 Bradford, Richard 226, 234 Bradley, Linda 355 Bradley, Samuel 355 Bradshaw, Cathy 369 Bradshaw, Donald 252 Bradshaw, Terri 356 Brady, Charlotte 369 Brady, Marc 242, 340 Brady, Suzanne 356 Bragg, Linda 127 Bragg, Michael 248 Brammer, Cathy 356 Branch, Scott 231, 369 Brand, Mike 369 Brandt, Marvin 340 Brand, Danna 356 Branscome, Bob 340 -af in Braswell, Shaye 340 Bray, Corby 295 Bray, Janean 340 Brecheen, Carl 144 Brecheen, Jodie 179,381 Brecheen, John 340 Brecheen, Marcus 296, 356 Brecheen, Stacy 171, 338, 340 Breitenburg, Kris 234 Brewster, Bradley 230, 356 Brewster, Joyce 369 Bridges, Reginald 73 Bright, Tim 107 Brightwell, Larry 292, 356 Brigman, Laurie 234, 238, 272, 340 Brinley, Rebecca 264 Brinson, Kevin 291 Brister, Jozell 133, 135 Brittain, Stephen 168, 261, 369 Britten, Nancy 340 Britton, Shawn 340 Brock, Bonnie 238 Brockermeyer, Tanya 369 Broderick, Jeff 334 Brokaw, Bryan 160, 248 Brooks, Brooks, Brooks, Broom, Brown, Brown, Brown, Brown, Brown, Brown, Brown, Brown, Brown, Kriss 105, 107 Gregory 297, 369 Natalie 340 Wendall 144 Alan 244, 259 Ann 237, 356 Alonzo Louis 73 Billy 340 Brenda 278,356 Dana 222, 254, 369 Dorinda 356 Douglas 188, 239, 266, 356 Edward 125, 129 Brown, George 256, 381, 408 Brown, Brown, Brown, Brown, Brown, Brown, Larry 43 Nathan 356 Oscar 356 Rick Alan 56,231,381 Bob 160, 369 Robert 148 Brown, Sandra 278,327,381 Brown, Sherry 87 Brown, Terri 340 Browning, Robert 369 Browning, Wayne 356 Brucks, Janice 340 Brumfield, Janet 369 Brumfield, Timothy 145 Bruner, Jamie 277,356 Bruton, Cathy 340 Bruton, Merry 334, 369 Bryant, David 340 Bryant, Mo 292 Buckelew, Milton 118, 167, 222, 244, 251, 266, 369 Buckley, Sharon 285, 356 Buckley, William 60 Bul, Kim-Cuons Thi 381, 382 Bulin, Margaret 340 This page: Brian Clovis cuddles a feline friend. Bull, Dee Dee 187, 262 Burgess, Angela 340 Burgess, Barry 369 Burkett, Lynn 340 Burkett, Judy 285, 369 Burnett, Beverly 253, 340 Burnett, Brook 340 Burnett, Lisa 340 Burns, Ashley 340 Burns, Mark 269, 290, 291, 369 Burrow, James 153 Burton, Beth 101, 356 Bushy, Carol 340 Business Administration 134, 135, 136, 137 Butler, Dale 266, 340 Butler, Kelly 356 Butler, Lisa 241, 369 Butner, Melinda 391 Butts, Leon 154 Bybee, Scott Allen 370 Bynum, David 234, 381 Bynum, Sherry 370 Bynum, Stephen 238, 272, 356 Byrd, Lance Dale 356 Byrd, Lisa 370 Byrd, Melodee 101, 340 Byrd, Robynn 340 abbell, Jobie 83, 340 Cabe, Rhonda 340 Cade, Brian 154, 255, 272 Cain, Mark 296, 297 Cain, Robert 381 Caldcleugh, Lisa 381 Caldwell, Billy 340 Caldwell, Gary 356 Caldwell, Glenn 261 Caldwell, Sunny 256 Calhoun, Larry 73, 340 Cammack, James 391 Campbell, Campbell, Campbell, Campbell, Chadwinn 370 Carl 105, 107 Elizabeth Kay 167 Holly 226, 356 Campbell, James 203, 269 Campbell, Campbell, Campbell, Campbell, Kathy 370 Lori Dawn 285, 356 Norris 184 Robert 356 Campbell, Stephen Wayne 370 Campbell, Tambralyn 340 Campbell, Travis 131 Cannedy, Andrea 63, 269, 278, 370 Cannon, Carey 340 Cannon, Kent 165,356 Cannon, Linda 381 Cantrell, Kelly 229 Cardot, Joe 178 Cardwell, Susie 340 Carlile, Heather 273 Carpenter Carpenter , Bonnie 356 , Brent 224, 241, 248, 370 Carpenter, Curtis 225,307,381 Carpenter 323 , Jennifer Fritts 260, 271, Index Carpenter, Rebecca 45,356 Carr, Greg 239,340 Carr, Susan 111,230 Carrasco, Richard 255, 272, 340 Carrell, Emily 264,283,381 Carrikcr, Kay 284, 285, 300, 307. sat Carroll, Keith 370,385 Carroll, Vickie 340 Carson, Dawn 340 Carter, George 146 Carter, Gwen 356 Carter, James 370 Carter, Kenny 381 Carter, Kyle 292,354,356 Carter, Ronald 145,391 Carter, Sharon 340 Carter, Otto 8, 252, 370 Cartwright, Troy 356 Carvajal, Gilda 234, 238, 340 Carver, Karen 143, 265, 269, 273, 302, 307, 325, 327, 381 Casada, Marty 340 Casada, John 272 Casey, Georgia 370 Casey, Greg 227,340 Casey, Michael 292. 370 Cash, Denise 340 Castillo, Helen 340 Castle, Bart 31, 63, 269, 308, 325. 382 Castle, Kendra 370 Castleberry, Anita 283,340 Castleberry, Carl 356 Cates, Carl 269, 308, 380, 382 Cates, Marc 259,340 Caughfield, Keith 226, 239 Cavitt, Claudia 340 Cawyer, Jimmy 231, 295, 308, 329, 382 Cawyer, John 227, 272, 340 Cearley, Janine 340 Centurion 288, 289 Chalcraft, Susan 264 Chamberland, Laurie 382 Chambers, Susan 259 Champion, Rocky 356 Chance, Michael David 370 Chandler, Jamison 382 X Chandler, Maria 370 J Channell, Timothy 94, 95, 370 Chapman, Gary 340 Chapman, Mark 356 Chappell, Louise 34, 262, 278 Chappelle, Mary Louise 382 Chatham, Connie 341 Chastain, Brian 290, 382 Chau, Agnes 356 Chaudry, Kirmat 261,356 Chauvette, Deanna 370 Cheatham, Clinton 356, 361 Cheatham, Ray 356 Cheerleaders 118, 119 Chemistry 164, 165 Chen, Johnson 382 Cheney, Matt 227, 238. 242,341 Cherry, John 341 Cherry, Linda 370 Cherry, Richard 265, 382 Chester, Nancy 269, 273, 278, 309, 325, 327, 330, 382 396 Index Cheves, Brad 229, 266, 292,356 Chiaranaipanich, Chitra 391 Chin, Wayne 356 Chism, JoNell 382 Chism, Jody 283 Chisum, Cynthia Lynn 382 Choralaires 236 Chotpakdetrakul, Ekasak 391 Chow, Simon Sau-Chung 94 Chowning, Jeffrey Dean 94, 370 Christman, Susan 341 Christmas for Children 54, 55 Chung, Kyu-Bong 382 Church, Janis 87 Churchill, Francis 160 Claassen, Donna Marie 239, 271,370 Clanin, Marcia 277,370 Clanton, Missy 341 Clapton, Dawn 234 Clardy, Travis 77, 79,356 Clark, Debbie 356 Clark, James 341 Clark James Martin 290, 356 Clark Keith 370 Clark, Scott 231 Clark, Thomas Wayne 127, 391 Clary Donald 370, 382 Clary Donnel Leroy 290 Clary Ronald 341 Clay, Barry 251 Clemens, Angela 341 Cleveland, Patti 341 Clevenger, Eugene 144 Click, Marty 296, 297,370 Clifford, Christopher 291, 370 Clinger, Beverly Lynn 262, 356 Clinton, Carla 370 Clinton, Randy 127, 269, 295 Clodfelter, Manley 266, 341 Clopton, Dawn Rene 238,341 Closing 412-416 Coates, Ed 180 Coates, Jane 180 Coates, Nelson 47, 118, 222, 223, 251, 266, 292, 370 Cobb, Gerald 291,356 Cobb, Ronald Kent 229, 291, 300, 370 Cochran, Cayce 356 Cochran, Tina Rebecca 370 Cochrum, James 341 Coe, Clayton 356 Coffey, Paul 173 Coker, Dan 144, 148 Colby, Paul Allen 147, 370 Cole, Sally 285, 370 Coleman, Barry 295 Coleman, Christie 118, 119, 226, 266, 285, 382 Coleman, Eddie 341 Coleman, Kathrese 234, 272, 356 Collier, Karen 187, 262, 356 Collier, Sharon 285, 382 Collens, David 189,370 Collins, Georgina 356 Collins, Mark 239, 341 Collum, Doyle 356 Colston, Michael 341 Communication 178, 179 ,,tiw,f ,f K Compton, Kathy 281, 356 Compton, Paul 370 Compton, Polly 252, 309,334,383 Concert Band 238 Concert Chorale 239 Conder, Dale Rea 296, 370 Conder, Kregg 295, 356 Connell, Courtney 10, 92, 93, 299, 309, 383 Conner, Jeffrey 231, 370 Conner, Scott Dean 391 Conway, Laura 285,356 Cook, Charlie 296, 383 Cook, Rhonda 252, 356 Cooper, Jon 356 Cooper, Michele 81, 83, 383 Cope, John 356 Cope, Leann 341 Copeland, Brian 341 Copeland, David John 370 Copeland, Michael 79, 341 Corbett, Von Alan 292, 383 Corbin, Daphren 283, 356 Corbitt, Daniel Robert 391 Corley, Darryl 251 Corner, Debbie 238,341 Cotton, Clay 341 Counts, Angela 341 Courtright, Christopher 233, 234, 295, 356 Courtwright, Ken 131 Covey, Don 356 Covey, Jolinda 341 Cowan, Lauren 260, 285,370 Cowley, Clark 341 Cox, Cathy 278,383 Cox, Deborah 341 Cox, Howard Andrew 391 Cow, James 341 Cox, Jody 341 Cox, Jeff 266, 356 Cox, Mike 76, 78, 79 Cox, David 356 Cox, Reginald 185,356 Cox, Richard 146 Cox, Rose 341 Cox, Russ 341 Cox, Teresa 341 Cox, W. Scott 272, 291, 357 Cozby, Gladys 252,370 Cozby, Kathleen 245, 341 Crabtree, David 357 Crabtree, Gail 383 Craig, Jeffrey 290, 281, 383 Craig, Susan 266, 341 Cranford, Brad 296, 357 Cregeen, Lesa Colette 370 Crook, Jay 357 Crook, Russell 341 Cross, Cenie 285, 357 Cross, Lauri 370 Cross, Lisa 90,383 Crowell, Lisa Sharon 64, 251, 383 Crown, Rene 242, 252, 341 Crowson, Danette 357 Crumbley, Karen Jo 278, 370 Crumbley, Jackie 357 Crutsinger, Camilla 239, 370 Critsinger, Ursula 239, 370 Cruze, Cheryl 283, 357 Cruz, Sylvia 341 Cryer, Toni 341 CSO 237 Cuba, Sallie 341 Cubine, Cathy 118, 357 Cukrowski, Kenneth Larry 370 Cullers, Julie 258, 341 Cullers, Sue 278, 370 Culp, Bill 177, 186 Cummings, Kip 79, 341 Cummings, Vickie 341 Cummins, Steven 112, 342 Cunningham, Candace 342 Cunningham, David 263, 370 Cunningham, Greg 299 l . l Cunningham, Kayla 342 1 Hand puppets grea visitors with moot messages. l This page: bookstore 52" Curtis, Gwyneth 127 Curtis, Jeffrey 292, 370 Curtis, Joyce 167 'Costa, Belinda 342, 343 Dacus, Pennie 31, 87, 269, 310, 383 Dahlof, Tamara 370 Dadisman, Bonnie 357 Daffron, James Robert 73 Dailey, Kathy 222, 354, 357 Dalton, James 239, 342 Daly, Gordon 370 Dampler, Janet 234, 357 Daniel, Marlette 357 Daniell, Amanda 342 Daniell, Debora 238, 342 Daniels, Evangela 370 Darcy, Richard 342 Darnell, Lorna 383 Darrow, Kay 342 Daughtry, Debra 383 Davey, William 342 Davidson, Tina 278, 357 Davis, Alvie 164 Davis, Davis Davis Davis Davis Davis Davis Davis Davis Davis B. E. 178, 179 Brent 290, 357 Dan 370 Debra 383 ,Glenda 383 ,Gloria 342 ,Jan 280 Jenny 283 .Jill 342 Karl 295, 383 Davis, Kathryn 242 Davis Kimberly 383 Davis, Kimm 242, 342 Davis, Lance 272, 370 Davis, Laurie 230 Davis, Lori 273, 277 Davis, Mary 370 Davis Michael 370 Davis v v Mike Lionel175, 77, 79 Davis, Russell 342 Davis Davis , Sharla 342 , Tim 342 Davison, James 357 Davy, Cyndy 383 Dawes, Michael 391 Denman, David 383 Denman, Don 357 Denman, Lou Ann 150, 370 Dennis, Alan 343 Dennis, Debra 343 Dennis, Maura 343 Dennis, Mendy 343 Denny, Jeffrey 222 Denton, James 370 Departmental Awards 334, 335 Derrick, Phillip 290, 370 Derrick, John 93, 343 Derryberry, Lana 383 Dew, Shellie 269, 283, 370 Dewberry, Grace 135 Diamond, Amy 136 Diamond, Nancy 278, 370 Dickerson, Bill 248 Dickey, Melony Smith 265 Dickey, Bill 265 Dickson, Curt 167 Dickson, Michael 370 Dillard, Daniel 371 Dillard, Kristie 278, 371 Dillard, Julia 343 Dillard, Pamela 383 Dillinger, Jana 251 Dillingham, Lana 343 Dillon, Steven 291, 357 Doan Mark 371 Dodd, Carley 178 Dodd, Kathy 283, 357 Dodd, Renee 83 Dods, Daniel Glen 291, 391, 357 Dods, Gwen 126 Dods, Janet 357 Dods, Pamela Cauble 371 Dods, Timothy 371 Dodson, Denise 280, 281, 371 Dodson, Julie 343 Donaldson, Philip 248, 343 Donley, Philip Mark 253, 371 Doss, Karen 343 Dotson, Autumn 343 Dotson, Mark 88, 383 Dotson, Michael 391 Doty, Tommy 391 Dougherty, Donna 237, 343 Douthit, Cindy 285, 357 Dowdey, David 148 Dozier, Danette 357 Draleau, Linda 259 Ferguson, Day, Elizabeth 58, 179, 357 Day, Weldon Eugene 110, 291, 370 Dean, Andrea 343 DeArmond, Karen 87, 357 Deatherage, Kelly 268, 334, 383, 408 Debate and Forensics 240, 241 Decker, Rene 258, 343 Decker, William 144 Deeb, David 242, 343 DeJarnatt, Alan 292, 310, 323, 383 Delaney, Joni McCully 370 Delaney, Laura 343 Dela, Juan 342 Delaney, William 290 Delta Theta 276, 277 Delta Tau Alpha 241 Drennan, Jerry 169, 261 Drennan, Peggy 213 Driskell, Dennis Glenn 371 Driskell, Gerald 371 Du Boise, Jamey 269, 283 DuBose, Charles 160, 241, 296 DuBose, Edwin 160, 248 Duggan, Gail 280, 357 Duncan, Jane 154 Duncan, Kirk 299, 357 Duncan, Linda 371 Duncan, Mark 73, 371 Duncan, Scott 357 Duncan, Tanya 283, 371 Duncan, Traci 357 Duncum, Mike 343 Duncum, Mark 231, 266, 269, 292, 371 Dunlap, Coyt 73, 343 Dunlap, Lisa 371 Dunlap, Terri 357 Dunn, Floyd 129, 164 Dunn, Kerry 251, 343 Dunn, Pauline 154 Dunn, Shirley 154 Du Paul, Charlene 264,383 Du Pree, Daniel 357 Durham, Douglas Scott 230, 383 Durham, Le Grace 277, 357 Durham, Lisa 391 Durham, Melissa 383 Durko, Robert 234 Durr, Doug 292, 354, 358 Duty, Donald 343 Duty, John 127 Duzan, Terry 358 Dycas, Lanny Paul 73 Dye, Suzanne 358 Dyer, Jack Wesley 269, 290 Dyer, Lauren 285 Dyess, Sheri 283, 358 aker, Rhonda 238, 272 Eads, Debra 283, 358 Eager, Cecil 88, 90 Eaks, Gregory Martin 284, 292, 383 Earles, Lori 264, 383 Easdon, James 343 Easterly, Greg 251, 371 Ebeling, Karen 358 Echols, David 343 Eckhart, Milton 358 Eckard, Jeffrey 383 Edge, Mark 231, 266, 368, 371 Edgerton, Mike 358 Edmonds, Donald 343 Education 180, 181 Edwards, Darren 292, 383 Edwards, Dena 234, 343 Edwards, Jana 82, 83, 343, 345 Edwards, Melinda McLeske 371 Edwin, Karen 343 Eldridge, Steve 269, 292, 383 g Eller, Bob 343 Eller, Linda 343 Eller, Ronald 371 Elliott, Beth 371 Elliott, Bryan Mitchell 291, 383 Ellis, Ann 284, 285, 358 Ellis, Cecile 343 Ellis, David 358 Ellis, Deanie 255, 272, 343 Elston, Gregory 358 Elston, Scott 292 Embry, James 73, 343 Emerson, Edward 371 Emmert, Dana 343 Emrie, Barbara 343 Endsley, Linda 183 Engelbrecht, Keith 383 England, Bill 127 England, Jennifer 358 English 146, 147 English Club 242 English, Mary Russell 371 Enzor, Ed 178 Espinoza, Maria 101 , 358 Essary, Michael 358 Eubank, Merry 371 Evans, Albert 73 Evans, Brenda 98, 101, 371 Evans, Buddy 8, 295 Evans, David 358 Evans, Gene 171 Evans, Jack 383 Evans, Kirby Byron 136 Evans, Lora 358 Evans, Melanie 310, 383 Everett, Shannon Diane 359 Eversdyk, Julie 87, 359 Evje, Mark 268, 383 Ewing, George 146 Ezell, Carter 114, 296, 359 agala, Jimmy 383 Fails, John 295, 383 Fair, Douglas 144, 145 Fairchild, Jeffry Scott 343 Falconburg, Marvin 343 Falk, David 234, 272, 343 Fangio, Ann 268, 371 Fanning, Tami Melissa 238, 371 Farr, Gary 343 Farrar, Lorrie 343 Farrington, Lori 343 Fatheree, Larry 88, 324, 383 Fatheree, Toni Jeanne 90, 359 Faubus, Overton 132, 135, 265 Faubus, Sybill 265 Faulkner, Paul 38, 144, 333 Faver, La Renda 343 Faver, Strelsa 273, 371 Feasel, Grant 73 Felix, Charles 173 Felix, Linda 359 Felts, Addie 167 Felts, Julie 343 Fender, Byron 343 Fenimore, Carol Denise 285, 371 Fenn, Fonda 383 Fennel, Scott 343 Fenner, Cynthia 283, 383 Ferguson Ferguson Ferguson Ferguson Ferguson Ferguson, Burton 371 Dee Ann 371 Doug 299 , Ann 255, 273 Everett 144 Linda 273, 371 Marla Denise 230, 383 Ferguson, Star Light 273, 311, 383 Ferrell, Gloria 371 Ferrell, Raymond 383 Fielder, Tammy 179, 256, 268, 371 Filbeck, Orval 180 Files, Nora 264, 383 Fillmon, Ellen 273, 371 Fillmon, Hazel 281 Finch, Ronald 291, 359 Fincher, Kelsey 230 Findley, Emma 146 Findley, Eugene 180 Fink, Claudia 273, 283 Fink, Glen 295, 311 Finney, Robert 343 Fiorc, Robert John 73, 343 Fish, Sammy Douglas 371 Fisher, Pamela 343 Fisher, Si Les 343 Fix, David 343 Flannery, Lisa 266, 343 Flansburg, Drew 299 Fleet, Gary Russell 73, 296, 359 Fridell, Jay 296 Fridge, Robert 227, 272 Frits, Lance David 359 Fritts, Chantry 180 Fritts, Jennifer 273, 312, 383 Fruzia, Brenda Lay 372 Fruzia, Brent 343 Fruzia, Randy 372 Fry, Elizabeth 343 Fry, Kerry Jill 383 Frye, Kayle 372 Fulfer, John Keith 391 Fleming, Fleming, Fleming, Fleming, Fletcher, Debbie 343 Jacque McHam 383 Louis 259 Kipi 234, 238, 343 Paul 343 Flood, 198-203 Flores, Debbie 283 Flores, Richard Robert 73 Flory, Pamela 359 Flow, David 300, 383 Floyd, James 252, 290, 291, 343 Floyd, James 234, 238, 272 Flying Cats 244 Football 68-73 Ford, Randy 251, 334,383 Ford, Susan 230 Ford, Vincent 73 Fulfer, Kenneth Wesley 359 Fulks, Jerelene 128 Fuller, John Anthony 372 Fuller, Thomas James 383 Fullerton, Doug 230 Fullwood, Hope 359 Funderburg, Michael 73, 299 Funk, Deena 344 Funke, Tami 359 Fuston, Leeanne 344 abriel, Randall 383 Gabrielson, Cheryl 359 Gacke, Paul 261 Gage, Linda 344 Giesecke, Leon 344 Gilbert, Michelle 140, 238, 255, 272 359 Gilbert, Scott 229 Gilbert, Steve 265, 292, 359 Gilbert, Stephen 229 Giles, Efton Jerome 296,359 Gillilen, Kenneth 372 Gillilen, Mary Hoover 372 Gilliam, Ellen 373 Ginn, Kevin 359 Gipson, Julie 285, 359 Givens, Lori 57, 236, 237, 344 Glaeser, Alan Dale 359 Glass, Jeffrey 222, 238, 344 Glover, James 73, 355 Glover, Kim 344 Goen, Scot 73, 261 , 299, 383 Goldman, Laurie 188, 239, 344 Golet, Joseph Paul 373 Golf92, 93 Gomez, Gina 344 Gonzales, Ben 234, 344 Goode, Vickie 383 Goode, Maury 296, 371 Goodhecr, Wil 144 Goodman, Rodney 256, 268, 373 Goodner, Gwynn 252, 344 Goodrum, Scott 222, 344 Goodspeed, Craig Scott 292, 359 Green, Arthur 230, 231, 295, 384 Green, Bo 171 Green, Brent 142 Green, Cecily 254, 384 Green, Dana 239,359 Green, David Bryan 373 Green, lna 184 Green, Kerry 94 Green, Mittie 384 Green, Peter 105, 107 Green, Roddy 384 Green, Susan 277,359 Foreign Languages 148, 149 Forrester, Sky 311 Foshee, Renee 371 Foshee, Teresa 383 Foster, Paige 222, 254, 255, 272 Foster, Debra 343 Foster, Glen Robert 234, 238, 272 Foster, Gregory 338, 343 Foster, Jim Vernon 359 Foster, John Charles 296, 297, 371 Foster, John Randall 291 Foster, Melinda 359 Fowler, Carrie 237, 258, 266, 343 Fowler, Leigh Anne 285,371 Fowler, Neta 38 Fox, Caroline 234, 359 Fox, David Brent 259, 359 Fox, Ricky 73, 79 Franco, Elizabeth 169, 253, 261, 343 Franco, Lillian Maria 253, 371 Frank, Cynthia 343 Franklin, Becky 371 Franklin, Elaine 264, 359 Franklin, Julia 359 Franklin, Ola 343 Franklin, Philip 372 Frater, Sodalis 290, 291 Frazier, William Greg 291, 383 Fredrick, Heidi 283, 359 Fredrick, Melanie 251, 343 Freeman, Celeste DeAnn 285, 359 Freeman, Chris 291, 359 Freeman, Michael 359 Freeman, Robbie Angela 81, 82, 83, 383 French, Brenda Joyce 359 Gainer, Homer 130 Gaines, Dezarae 45 Gaines, Ronnie 372 Gaiser, Scott 56, 79, 359 Galaxy 292, 293 Galeser, Alan 292 Gallaway, Benny 153 Galloway, Barry 261, 271, 383 Gardner, Deborah 8, 45, 222, 278, 359 Gardner, Edward 73 Gardner, Lisa 98, 101 Garner, Sue 359 Garrett, Cayce 372 Garrett, Dan 127 Garrett, David 295 Garrett Dee Anne 266, 285 Garrett, Donna 256, 300, 301 , 372 Garrett, Paula 266, 269, 285, 372 Garrett, Rick 344 Garringer, Layne 238, 291, 359 Garver, Carrie 252 Gary, Sally 278, 372 GATA 278, 279 Gates, Kenneth 268,383 Gathright, Rocky 344 Gay, Albert 263, 383 George, Ed 154 George, Lisa 344 George, Melinda 255, 359 Gerdes, Matt 290, 372 Gerig, Kimberly 344 Gibbons, Randall 372 Gibbs, Jonathan 223, 372 Gibbs, Rebekah Jill 359 Gibbs, Winnie 126 Gibson, Cynthia 285, 359 Goodspe ed, Lisa 278 Goodwyn, Dara Jan 239, 283,359 Gordon, Brian Thomas 359 Gordon, Greg 344 Gordon, Kimberly 359 Gordon, Teri 344 Gorman, Lisa 359 Gorman, Wesley Alan 73,299,359 Gotto, A ntonio 162 Goudeau, Nathan 296, 297 Government 150, 151 Gower, Robin 344 Gower, Valerie 259, 344 Grad Students 391 Graduation 64, 65 Graduation Honors 322 Graessle, Scott 344 Graham, Carolyn 258, 273 Graham Graham , Larry Kent 383 , Rebekah 359 Graham, Suzannah 261, 383 Graham, Willie 73 Grant, Amy 49 Grant, Glenn Eric 238, 272, 359 Greene, Tammy 359 Greenlee, Jeanette 222,234,344 Greenlee, John 344 Greer, Donald 229,292,384 Greer, Joe Tom 344 Greer, Danny 266, 269, 300, 373 Greer, Gini 344 Gregory, Kim 111 Griffin, Phyllis 373 Griffith, Curtis 244, 359 Griggs, Jack 130 Griggs, Rickie 272, 359 Grigsby, James 344 Grigsby, Robyn 327,384 Grim, Gwen 278, 300, 301, 384 Grimes, Pamela 384 Gritten, Thomas 384 Grone, Marcia 384 Ground Zero 61 Grow, Deborah 344 Guesner, Ginger 344 Guesner, Gayle 359 Gully, James 359 Guy, Kelly 344 Guyer, Greg 384 Gwin, Cheryl 373 Gwin, Kevin 251, 344 ackney, Suzette 254, 344 Hackney, Jim 34 Hackney, Mark 344 Hackney, Paul 222, 344 Haddon, Elizabeth 283, 384 Haener, Donald 384 Hager, Mark Joseph 292, 359 Hagan, Koei 391 Hagle, Sherry 245, 344 Hahn, Brian David 155, 255, 272 Hahn, Kevin 384 French, Valery 343 Freshmen 338-353 Freytag, 398 - Index Kirk 73 Gibson, Kimberly 344 Gibson, Lisa 344 Gibson, Sharon 258, 372 Graves, Deborah 344 Graves, Gregory 261, 291 , 383 Graves, Karie 283, 359 Graves, Stephen 73, 373 Gray, Andrea 234, 344 Gray, Barbara 146 Gray, Barry Dean 373 Gray, Brett 344 Gray,C.G. 129,131,180 Gray, Cary 225, 226, 231, 255, 272, 312, 330, 384 Gray, Lisa 359 Gray, Mary 344 Greathouse, Michael 373 Green, Archie 73, 251 Hahn, Sara 373 Hailey, Hutch 295 Hailey, Mel 150, 151, 157 Hale, Clay 31, 222, 368, 373, 376 Hale, .lanaye 373 Hale, Mary 285, 373 Hale, Hale, Hale, Pam 384 Pamela Diane 278 Toni 266, 283, 359 Halek akis, Roxy 229, 238, 273, 278 312, 327, 384 Haley, Hutch 144, 384 Haley, Lyndee 142, 373 Halfacre, Kristi 222, 272,344 Hall, Herbert Jeffrey 94, 359 Hall, Jeffrey Allen 96, 266 Hall, Lana 266 Hall, Philip 359 Hall, Robert 130 Hall, Shelley 8, 266, 285, 371,373 Hallum, David 251 Halton, Johanna Elizabeth 31, 269, 273, 327, 380 Hamby, Diana 285 Hamby, Kel 325, 380 Hamby, Kelly 180, 313, 334, 384 Harlan, Susan 283, 384 Harless, Deanna 344 Harper, Don 334 Harper, Katie 238, 272, 278, 344 Harper, Marsha 189, 273 Harper, Preston 146 Harper, Richard Paul 261, 359 Harper, Steven 135, 226, 384 Harrell, Daniel 360 Harrell, Laurie 180, 384 Hamby, Sheryl 237 Hamm, Jay 373 Hamm, Pamela 284, 359 Hammer, Mike 257 Hammond, Evelyn 344 Hammond, Jimmy 344 Hammond, Kyle 296, 373 Harrell, Leah 344 Harrell, Mark 296,384 Harrell, Robert 360 Harris, Andria 253, 384 Harris, Angela 283, 360 Harris, Ellen 344 Harrison, Don 93 Harrison, Homer 344 Hampton, Mary 285, 359 Hanby, Diana 359 Hanby, Tammy 277 Hart, Cindy 186,262,360 Hart, David 136,373 Hart, Kent 83, 167, 231 Hatchett, Brenda Diane 373 Hance, Robert 164, 175 Hance, William David 359 Hancock, Eric 88, 344 Hancock, Paul Russell 230, 231, 266 373 Hankins, Matt 344 Hanks, Kerri 373 Hanna, Connie 223,281,373 Hanna, Gary 292 Hansen, Kris 73, 384 Hanson, Paul 242, 344 Harbison, Kathy 384 Hardage, Cynthia 384 Hardage, Joseph Patrick 230. 292. 359 Harden, Patricia 384 Hardin, Joe 73, 384 Hardin, Terra 262, 273, 281, 313, 380, 384 Hare, Tracy 384 Hare, William 384 Hargesheimer, Debra 359 Hargesheimer, Mike 344 Hargrave, Tanza 180, 280, 384 Hargrove, Geri 344 Hargrove, Kelly 360 Hart, Marsha 344 Hart, Clay 384 Hart, Monica O'Neil 256, 268 Hartin, Stangley 373 Hartwell, Melanie 251 Harvey, Mark 230 Harvey, Tracy 278, 360 Harwell, Kevin 373 Harwell, Lori 285,360 Haskell, Russell 344 Hatfield, Amy 266 Hat1ield,W.C. 130 Hathorn, Jack 261,373 Hathorn, Mark Steven 88,360 Hatvany, Julie 344 Hausenlluck, Patti 344 Hawkins, David 292 Hawkins, Mike 251 Hawkins, William 384 Hawley, Glynda Beth 255, 373 Hawthorne, Mark 296 Haye, Jill 344 Hayley, Lyndee 285 Hayman, Laurie 360 Hays, David 373 Hays, Yvette 252, 373 Headrick, Ed 177, 184, 185 Heady, Judy 223, 266, 278, 384 Health and Recreation 166, 167 Heard, James 226, 384 Heard, Paul 227, 272, 344 Hearne, Lee Ann 285 Heath, Jamie 344 Heath, Robert 295, 384 Heatly, Teresa 344 Heaton, Ronald 384 Hebbard, Don William 391 Heflin, Jearald 242, 344 Heflin, Lisa Juane 237, 281, 360 Heft, Scott Douglas 291, 373 Heimermann, Paul 299, 384 Helfenbein, Kimberly 360 Heinrich, Evelyn 344 Helgesen, Alise 346 Henderson, Carol 149, 283 Henderson, Marie 262, 384 Henderson, Jayma 285, 360 Henderson, Larry 73 Henderson, Susan 237, 373 Henderson, Timothy 231 Hendon, Larry Mark 360 Hendon, Terry 31, 136, 292,384 Hendrenm, Kay 346 Hendrick, Nathan 212 Hendrix, Henry 292,384 Hill, Dickie 167 Hill, James 296, 297 Hill, Kimberly 222, 283, 360 Hill, Larry 260 Hill, Martin 345 Hill, Roy 384 Hill, Tamara 345 Hillman, Jill 345 Hillyard, Deborah 345 Hilton, Jimmie Deann 373 Hilton, L. D. 125, 128 Hines, Barbara 285, 373 Hines, Debbie 384 Hines, James 345 Hines, Ken 171 Hise, Vonnie Earl 73 Hiscock, Melinda 345 HIS Singers 246 History 152, 153 Hixenbaush, Barbara 360 Hoadley, Henry 384 Hodde, Jeanette Kathleen 360, 234 Hodge, Jerry Dwayne 360 Hodge, Edward Thomas 290 Hodge, Jack 300, 384 Hodges, Greg 230 Hodges, Michelle 345 Hodges, Hillary 277,360 Hodges, Pam Jane 360 Hodges, Priscilla 360 Hodges, Hodges, Tanya 345 Sheila Murray 373 'l i il Henley, Walter 373 Henn, Steven 373 Henninger, John David 360 Henry Billy 107 Henry, Brenda 239,281,373 Henry, Kathy 345 Henry Kimberly 360 Henry, Van Anthony 272 Hensley, Hollye 266, 358, 360 Henson, Hall 360 Herbert, Holly 345 Herndon, Jake 360 Herndon, Bob 345 Herndon, Denise 345 Hess, Karen 360 Hester, Donna 43 Hetu, Frederick 384 Heuss, Cynthia 283. 373 Heyen, Bruce 239, 345 Hezen, Kimela 273, 283, 384 Hiatt, Sandi 237, 242, 345 Hibbs, Julie 360 Hickey. Suzanne 345 Hickman, Susan 285, 373 Hicks, Debra 183 Higgenbotham, Richard 384 lliler, lrvin 127 Hilgers, Heather 242,345 Hilgers, Melanie 264 Hill, Ann Roberts 127 Hill, Catherine 360 This page: Senior Belinda Berryman flashes an impish smile. Hodges, William Gregory 292,360 Hoelscher, David Dean 242, 272 Hogan, Toni 119,242,345 Hogg, Kenneth 263, 265,373 Hogg, Kevin Keith 360 Hoggatt, Dutch 178, 251 Hogue, Derinda 179,273 Hokanson, Jyman 258,360 Holcomb, Kim 345 Holcomb, Steven 384 Holden, Dave 345 Holder, Ray 128 Holditch, Murry Wayne 373 Holiman, David 345 Holifield, Deanna 345 Holladay, Kirk 266,295,373 Holland, Brennan Thomas 222, 255, 272. 373 Holley, Cynthia 278, 373 Hollis, Marjolyn 360 Holloway, Glenda 345 Holloway, William 54, 73 Holmes, Tim 384 Holt, Mike 296, 297, 373 Holt. Eddie 345 Holt, Wayne 130 Holtz, J. B. 384, 296 Homecoming 14, 15, 16,17 Homecoming Queen, Court 326, 327 Home Economics 182, 183 Honor Man and Lady 323 Hood, C. D. 127 Hood, Connor 384 Hood, Don 107 Hood, Joel 107,299,360 Hood, Karen 133,384 Index - 399 Hoover, Hood, Vicki 360 Hood, William 360 Hook, Mira 222 Hooper, Cedric 373 Hooper, Tina Renee 271, 373 Hooten, Grace Lillian 273, 373 Hooten, William 131 Hoover, Arlie 153 Hoover, Jef1384 Mike 384 Hurd, Kenneth 291, 384 Hurley, Clinton 146, 147 Hurley, Marian 146 Hurly, Sherry Dobbs 273 Hurst, Dina 385 Hurst, Kimberly 277, 360 Hurt, Carol 260, 277 Huston, Dana 346 Hutchison, Daryl 360 Hutchinson, Bennett 164, 290 Hoover, Mark 373 Hope, Brant 360 Hopkins, Michael 292, 373 Hopkins, Bruce 159, 165 Hopkins, Rockwell 345 Horne, Lynda 273, 384 Horne, Ricky 345 Horstman, Christie 345 Horstman, Karen 360 Hosek, Scott 345 Hostetter, Betty 252, 360 Hotta, Yoshi 391 Houchin, Jennifer 360 Houchin, Kerry 291, 384 House, Thomas 373 Hovivian, Greg 345 Howard Howard Howard Howard Howard Howard Howard Howard Howard Howard , Ann 242, 345 , Bonnie 222, 345 , Douglas 299, 360 , Eric 296 , Fred 238, 272, 373 , John 296, 373, 391 , Jonathan 266,300,373 , Sara 360 , Susan 373 , Susan Kay 384 Howard, Valeria 237, 278, 373 Howell, Angela 345 Hutchinson, Mardella 385 Hutt, Laura 360 Hutson, Cecil 346 Hutton, Katherine 313, 373 Hyde, Mark 346 Hyslop, lan 77, 79 so, Jan Robin 234, 266, 373 lkeler, Danny 414 Inauguration 38, 39, 40, 41 Industrial Education 168, 169 Ingle, Connie 373 Inglis, Denise 242, 346 Ingram , David 385 Ingram, Jana 360 Ingram, Ingram, Philip 374 Tim 346 Ink, Stephen 391 Inman, Kris 385 Inman, Penny 87 Intramurals 110-117 Inzer, Ray 150 Irvin, Carole 258, 309, 374 Irvin, Joy 360 Isbell, Carla 252, 385 ISCC 300, 301 Howell, Bobbie 252 Howeth, Clint 126 Hoyack, Gary 345 Hvangvattankul, S. 391 Huckabee, Paige 278, 360 Huddleston, Kevin Paul 230, 292, 360 Huddleston, Rea 101 Hudgins, James 384 Hudson, Richard 345 Huebner, Mitchell 266, 360 Huff, Michael 345 Huffman, Melody 391 Hufstedler, Alicia 345 Hufstedler III, E. K. 299, 384 Hughes, David 171 Hughes, Diana 238, 345 Hughes, Max Scott 269, 292, 373 Hulett, Paul 345 Hulett, Jay 229, 265, 373 Hulett, Joy 229 Hulme, Kimberly 271, 373 Hulsey, Shelly 346 Humble, B. J. 144 Humpidge, Dena 346 Hunt, Andrea 90, 346 Hunter, David 391 Hunter, Robert L. 125 Hunter, Wendy 222, 254 Huntley, Terry 346 Hunzinger, Kristen 384 400 Index Isham, Angela 283, 354, 360 Isham, Paul Joseph 360 Iso, Robin 278 Isom, Lucy 237, 360 ackson, Clara Lynn 283, 360 Jackson Ho1Ii385 Jackson, Jana Lynn 360 Jackson, Jim 360 Jackson Mark Devalon 73 Jackson Melissa K. 237 Jackson, Oliver 131 Jackson Philip 385 Jackson Rhonda Lee 264, 374 Jackson, Ricky Ross 360 W , Jennings, Dawn 360 Jennings, Jay Blayne 374 Jennings, Melanie Kerr 283, 360 Jergins, Jerri 237, 346 Jinkerson, Perry 385 Jobe, Kristie Lynn 183, 374 Johnson, Bill 130 Johnson, Bobby 170, 338, 346, 374 Johnson, Greg 107 Johnson, Gordon Wallace 147 Johnson, Jamie 87, 346 Johnson, Jim 385 Johnson, Jan 87, 346, 385 Johnson, Jeffery M. 78, 374 Johnson, Jennifer 248, 360 Johnson, Kelvin 346 Johnson, Kevin 346 Johnson, Mary-Frances 346 Johnson, Melanie 346 Johnson, Pamela 253, 262, 273,385 Johnson, Paul 346 Johnson, Polly Ann 245 Johnson, Rachel Elaine 273 5?-SJ 3' Jones, Brenda Lee 361 Jones, Brent 297 Jones, Carla Ann 239, 266,361 Jones Jones Jones Jones Jones Jones Jones Jones Jones Jones Jones Jones Jones Jones Jones Jones Cynthia 346 Gary 346 Gayle 346 Heidi 361 Jim Tracy 374 Juliette 346 Julie 346 Kenneth Don 252 Keven E. 361 Levi 88, 361 Patricia 252, 385 Renee 374 Scott E. 292, 300 Sharla 277 Timothy 346 Todd 299, 374 Jones, Troy Mark 148, 253 Jordan, Julie 277, 361 Jordan, Laura Leigh 374 Jordan, Mark 334, 385 Jordan, William 385 Jackson, Sara 346 Jaecks, William 346 James, Kate 360 James, Dean 346 Jameson, Conna Lynne 283 Jay, Diane 252, 385 Jaynes, Steven Ray 360 Jazz Ensemble 247 Jenkins, Dale 107 Jenkins, Dan 242 Jenkins, Tracine 283, 360 Jennings, Bethanie 346 Jennings, Brenda 283, 385 Johnson, Robert Jeffery 374 Johnson, Roma 346 Johnson, Sharon Ruth 255, 374 Johnson, Stephen 222, 385 Johnson, Timothy 385 Johnston, Donald Scott 374 Johnston, Jeana 346 Johnston, Sharon Elaine 222, 269, 283, 361 Joiner Jones, Jones, Jones, Jones, , Kelly Wayne 374 Alvis 296 Annetta Lynn 278,391 Barbie 283, 374 Billy Van 184,185 Joslin, Lindi Melayne 361 JOY 245 Joy, Melinda 346 Judging Teams 248 Juniors 368-379 Justice, Keith 160 Justice, Vera 135 This page: A visiting puppy inspects Coke can outside the Optimist office. ACU 250, 251 Kappa Dclian Shri 280, 281 Kappa Delta Pi 249 Karnes, Kevin 261, 271, 290, 385 Karrenbrock, Kevin 385 Kearley, Furman 144 Keenan, William John 226, 290 Keese, Pamela Adams 98, 101,285 Keesee, Dita 234, 266, 269, 278, 374 Keesee, Ronald 391 Keesee, Tonja 266, 346 Keeton, Dewey Bryan 361 Kellar, Marshall 131 Kelley, Donice 183 Kelley, Jan 385 Kelley, Jimmy 8 Kelley, Joy 1-33 Kelley, Kathy 238 Kelley, Laurie 283, 361 Kelley, Loretta 183, 273 Kelley, Wade 238, 346 Kel1OgS, Janet 230, 273, 283, 300, 327, 385 Kellum, Marcia 346 Kelley Award 329 Kelly, Carol 237, 346 Kelly, Charvena Paige 361 Kelly, Kathy 346 Kelsoe, Kelli 277, 361 Kemper, Keith 222, 346 Kendrick, Lindy 346 Kendrick, Sheri 346 Kendrick, Steve 292 Kennedy, Diana 361 Kennedy, Sharon 385 Kennedy, Tonya 259, 346 Kerley, William 73 Kerns, Kathy 385 Kierstead, Tawni 346 Kile, Bruce Edward 229, 295, 30 385 Killebrew, Kathryn 385 ' King, Cindy 346 King, Curtis 374 King, Danny 346 King, James 374 King, Mark Gregory 295, 361 King, Rebecca 361 King, Regina 278 King, Robert 146, 147 Kingston, Kym 258, 278, 374 Kingler, Lembia 73 Kinsmen 294, 295 Kinzie, Elaine 346 Kinzie, Scott 230, 385 Kirby, D'Lyla 178, 264 Kirk, Edward 180 Kirklin, Kim 361 Kirkpatrick, Glen Edward 361 Kirkpatrick, Leah Beth 277, 374 Kirschner, Mary Ellen 283, 361 Kitchens, Larry 346 Kitt, Sandra 237, 281,374 Kittley, Rick 102, 107 Kittley, Wes 107 Klodginski, Anna 346 Kneipper, Karen 374 0, Knight, Tony 346 Knight, Renai 283,374 Koenig, James 374 Ko ,lo Kai 282, 283 Kooncc, Deborah 361 Kooncc, Diana 361 Koonce, Phillip 374 Kraft, Michael 239,361 Kramer, Gary 299 Kreidel, Karen 374 Kretz, Blake William 73 Kriesel, Sherry 385 Kunkel, Barton Kyle 73 Kunkel, Bradley 73 Kuykendall, James 346, 361 Kyker, Rex 45 Kyle, Dina Kimberly 271, 385 Kyllo, Thomas John 160, 361 acy, Laura 346 Ladyman, Patty 361 Laengrich, Larry 173, 346 Lafreniere, Robert 292, 385 LaGatta, Paul 346 Lair, Robert 374 Laman, Melinda 273, 385 Laman, Steve 230, 231, 295, 385 Lambden, Karin 101 , 346, 348 Lambden, Kristi 245, 346 Lambert, Danna 277, 361 Lamkin, William 73, 299, 361 Lana, Bert 126 Lane, Elizabeth 63, 234, 251,346,361 Lane, Mae 346 Lane, Tony 385 Lang, Kerri 361 Langan, Teresa 285 Langford, Lane 361 Lanier, Joel 241, 248, 334, 385 Lanier, Jon 88,361 Lankes, Tim 296, 297, 385 Lark, The 46, 47 Larson, Julie 374 Larson, Steven 251 , 374 La Tertulia 253 Latham, Boyd 73 Latham, Elizabeth 239, 245,28 Latham, John 302,361 Latimer, Lisa 346 Lauterbach, Amy 239,361 Lavender, Amber 251, 283, 374 Lawrence, Albert 105, 107, 361 Lawrence, Keith 361 Lawrence, Lindy 346 Laxson, Barbara 264, 385 Layfield, Lavelle 130 Laylield, Sylvia 361 Leach, Lori 346 Leadabrand, James 391 Leard, Lori 361 LeCroy, Karen Denise 149, 361 Lectureship 32, 33, 34, 35 Lee, Robin Jeffrey 222, 374 Lemmons, Crystal 385 Lemond, David 222, 346 Lemmons, Kevin 385 1,361 Lenhart, Richard 374 Lessly, Bryan 385 Leslie, James Mark 73 Leverett, Doris Margaret 87.3 Leving, Jeffrey 231,314 Levy, Suzanne 285, 386 Lewers, Jennifer 374 Lewis, Curtis 346 Lewis, David 386 Lewis, Don 164 Lewis, John 386 Lewis, Kern 266,374 Lewis, LeMoine 41,144 Lewis, Paula 361 Lewis, Scott 292 Lewis, Teresa 285, 386 Lewis, Todd 296, 297,374 Liamthiankul, Suporn 391 Liberature, Pat 230 Library 188, 189 Liggett, Craig 346 Light, Lori 346 Lightfoot, Neil 144 Limb, Cindy 362 Limb, Rachel 346 Limb, Rebecca 237,352 Limsomboon, Chiraporn 391 Linder, Eugene 126 Linder, Tracy 347 Linker, Tommy 347 Linn, Gary 296, 297 Linseomb, James Stephen 386 Lipford, Harold 127 Lipford, Jeanette 154, 254 Lipscomb, Byron 252 Litland, Sharon 386 Little, Ellen 212 Little, John 162 Little, Lorie 347 Little, Tami 374 Liu, Jeong-ling 391 Lively, J. W. 299 Lively, Kristi 362 Lively, Latena 278 Lloyd, David 362 Lobley, Brenda 230, 362 Locke, Leon 131 Locke, Tanya 347 Lockwood, Charles 347 Lockwood, Laura 283, 374 Lonesome, Kevin 386 Long, Aleta Stinson 386 Long, Kirk 296, 374 Long, Shelly 238,242 Long, Stewart 261, 374 Long, Vance 347 Loomis, Vick 374 Lopez, Alba 101 Lopez, Jose 362 Lopez, Tina 101,362 Lorber, Jeff 374 Lou, Amy 278 Love, Mark 386 Love, William 374 Loveland, Lawrence 374 Loveland, Brad 238, 362 Loveland, Stephen Andrew 263, Loveland, William 347 74 374 Lovell, Mindy 237,278,386 Lovell, Susan 237,238,347 Lowe, David 242, 347 Lowe. Jana 347 Lowe, Mark 292 Luallin, Scott 362 Lucas, Bobby G. 292, 386 Lunn, Luke 362 Lunsford, Richard 130, 131 Lunsford, Richard H, 73, 242 Luttrell, Mike 296,297,386 Luttrell, Sherri 167 Lynch, Christine 362 Lynch, Luke 299,386 Lyons, Denise 238 aberry,Jona1ee 362 Mabry, Gary 154 Machen, Suzanne 362 Mack, Kelli 285, 362 Mack, Steven 231, 315,325,386 Mackey. Dewitt Lorraine 278 MacLeod, Lee Ann 285,362 Maddera, Ricky Wayne 362 Magee, Dan 362 Magee, Donna 347 Magee, Roland Ray 300,386 Mager, Dee Dee 347 Mahaffey, Doug 299 Mahaffey, Joe 141, 347 Mahaffey, John Eric 374 Mahanay, Meg 137, 266, 273, 285,386 Mahanay, Michelle 266, 277, 362 Mahoney, Carolyn Kelli 237, 362 Maiden, Paul 186, 262 Malcolm, Linda 245,347 Malherbe, Cornelia 271,273,387 Mallory, Cynthia Dawn 277, 374 Manis, Archie 162 Manis, Leigh Ann 283, 362 Mann, Brett 297 Mann, Cheryl 127 Mann, Cynthia Dawn 266,278,362 Mann, Danny Jr. 222. 315, 387 Mann, Elizabeth Sexton 47, 179 Mann, Ronald 347 Man Who Came To Dinner, The 44, 45 Mara, Talena Lee 222 Marchman, Michelle 242, 347 Margerum, Melanie 347 Marks, Shelley Renee 347 Marler, Charles 178, 1579, 256 Marler, Todd 231 Marsh, Deborah 347 Marsh, Cynthia Jean 180 Marsh, Luther 184 Marsh, Rhonda K. 237, 374 Marshall, Chris 259 Marshall, Joe 180 Marshall, Philip 299, 347, 387 Marshall, Randall Dwayne 362 Marshall, Timothy Alan 73 Marshall, Wilma 146,191 Martin, Cathy Jo 177, 277, 374 Martin, Douglas Neal 362 Martin, Elaine 186 Index 40 Martin, Ferryn 374 Martin, Larry Scott 241, 362 Martin, Mike 79 Martin, Roberta F. King 387 Martin, W. Ken 347 Martinez, Roberto 73 Mason, Jeff 347, 242 Mason, Leigh 277 Mason, Roscoe 107 Massingill, Laura 374 Masson, Cindy 239, 347 Math and Computer Science 170, 171 Mathews, Ed 144 Mathis, Debbie Dawn 362 Mathis, Martha 264 Mathis Jr., Robert 259, 347 Matthews, Kathryn Rae 283, 362 Matthews, Kelly Marie 347 Mattis, Kathryn E, 264, 269, 283, 374 Mauldin, Darrell Lee 291 Mauller, Patricia 362 Mauloin, Darrell 387 Mavrinac, Sandra Jeanne 236, 374 Mawhirter, Max 347 Maxedon, Ronald Edwin 299, 387 Maxwell, Maxwell, Fred 127 Maxwell, Karen 347 Maxwell, Krystal Sue 273, 387 Maxwell, Michael Craig 231, 300, 387 Wander 387 Mayben, Steve 118 Mayes, John 374 Mayfield, Martin Duane 387 Mays, Lance Wayne 374 McAfee, Montie 362 McAlister, Joy 362 McCabe, Kelly 347 McCaleb, Gary 125, 127 McCalif, Jeff 347 McCall, Scott Alan 73 McCallum, Shannon 227, 347 375 McCann, Forrest 146 McCann, Phyllis 347 McCarty, Jeff 255, 272, 347 McCarty, 374 McCarty, McCarty, Karen Lee 234, 272, 347, Karen Renee 258 Michael Ron 391 McCarty, Steven Craig 387 McCasland, Beth 127 McCasland, Bret Andrew 362 McCasland, Dan 119, 347 McCathy, James 347 McCauley, Robbie 281, 374 McClaran, Kay 347 McClelland, Douglas Cordel 239 McClesky, Beth 167 McCleskey, Gilbert 130 McCloskey, Renee Lynn 271, 374, 387 McClung, Debbie 347 McClure, Basil 239, 362 McCollum, Patrick Dean 387 McCommas, Ronald Keith 203, 222 McConnell, Billie Joe 239, 291, 303, 362 McCord, Tommy 164 McCormick, Cindy 362 McCormick, Lori 266, 283, 362 McCormick, Melinda 362 402 Index McCorquodale, Betty Ann 374 McCoy, Brad 73, 101, 387 McCoy, Burl 83, 101 McCoy, Catherine 230, 269, 374 McCoy, Joseph 375 McCullar, Roger 347 McCully, Laura 222, 254, 278, 362 McCurdy, Bob Lee 73 McCurley, Penny Lynn 387 McDaniel, Daniel 347 McDaniel, Doveonnie 347 McDaniel, Marla Kay 255, 272 McDonald, Chesley 130 McDonald, Harold Jr. 248, 362 McDonald, Kim 362 McDonald, Nanette 283,362 McDonald, Pamela 387 McDonald, Roy 375 McDonald, Sandra Gail 283, 387 McDonald, Timothy 348 McDonald, Tracy 338, 348 McDonnell, Shaun 262 McDowell, Jacqueline 362 McDuff, Evelyn 348 McDuff, Richard 173 McFarland, Kenneth 238, 272, 362 McFarlin, Lisa 269, 285, 315, 325, 327, 387 - McFarlin, Robert Lee lll 362 McFarlin, Trey 266 McGaha, Scott 348 McGathy, James Fredrick 229 McGehee, Cristy 362 McGilvray, Annette 375 McGilvray, Cindy 362 McGilvray, Johnna L. 177, 258, 362 McGilvray, Robin K. 387 McGinty, Gregory 375 McGlothlin, Kelly F. 273, 277, 387 McGlothlin, Ray 130 McGraw, Travis 348 McGuire, Kem Elaine 387 Mcllroy, Marty 348 Mclntire, Timothy Francis 387 Mclntosh, Leann 278,375 Mclnturff, Monty D. 248 Mclntyre, Judy E. 264, 271 McKay, Chris Alan 348 McKee, Terry Lynn Jr. 272, 362 McKinney, Natalie 348 McKinney, Timothy Lee 291 McKissick, Jim 266, 269, 292, 375 McLean, Diana 387 McLean, Scott 348 McLemore, Brad 263 McLemore, Brian 149, 253, 263, 387 McLemore, Susan 252, 348 McLenna, Edward O. Jr. 362 McLennan, Denise 277, 362 McLeskey, Nancy 375 McLord, Paul 291 McMahan, Brenda Carol 278, 362 McMahan, Roger 299, 375 McNeil, Wally 296 McNeill, Scott 229, 231, 295, 375 McPherson, Cindy Lou 252, 387, 408 McPherson, Sonda J. 348 McQueen, Carl 242, 348 McQuerry, Delaina Mae 387 McReynolds, S. E. 171 McVeigh, Carey 261, 348 McVey, Lisa 222, 375 McVey, Becky Joanne 283, 362 McWhorter, Jane 348 McWilliams, Martin Clay 73 Meaders, Eddie Loyd 238, 272, 387 Meador, Stacy Kathleen 238 Meedej, Cheeravun 391 Meek, Shelly 348 Meeks, Jayne 238 Meinhardi, Laura 258, 375 Meisenhalder, Christie 348 Menage, Kathleen Ann 273 Menage, Roy 375 Menage, Venessa Huck 391 Mendenhall, Doug 256, 257, 268, 315, 334, 387, 408 Mercer, Drew 362 Mergel, Harry Waymon 387 Merkel, Traci 234, 278, 375 Merrell, David 146 Mesmer, Brenda 234,272,375 Meyers, Kelly 362 Mick, Kenneth Alan 391 Mickey, Cathy 222, 254, 362 Middlebrook, Bryan G. 349 Milan, Pamela Lynn 387 Mileger, Bryan Ray 137, 229,387 Money, Pam 180 Monroe, Ralph 128 Monteleone, Donna 363 Montgomery, Montgomery, Dana 242, 349 Debra 349 Montgomery, Jayne 266, 278, 375 Montgomery, Robert 125, 128 Montgomery, Sally 266, 349 Montgomery, Wanda 183 Moody, Moody, Moody, Moody, Moody, Dale 93, 292, 316, 387 Dawn 278, 363 Janet Lisa 349 Jo Jo 349 Randall 349 Mooney, Gerilyn 31, 363 Moore, Bryan 375 Moore, Chris lan 292, 363 Moore, Donna 375 Moore, Glen 375 Moore, Jimmy Dale 73 Moore, Moore, Moore, Moore, Kathy 87, 101 Laura 349 LaVoy 264, 283 Michael 259, 349 Moore, Sam 88, 375 Miller, Cara Sue 233, 234, 238, 258, 375 Miller, Dennis 259, 362 Miller, Gary 297, 375 Moore, Terri 349 Moran, Kelly 251 Morehead, David 349 Morgan, Angie 278, 387 Morgan, Mevlyn Yvonne 245,387 Morgan, Rand E. 187, 387 Morris, A. B. 120, 127 Miller, Gene 349 Miller, Jeffrey Wade 362 Miller, Kelly 277, 375 Miller, Kimberly Jo 179, 268, 387 Morris, Morris, Brad 297, 375 Paul 173 Morris, Ray 248,349 Morris, Morris, Sherri 349 Thomas 131 Miller, Melisa Ann 362 Miller, Tammie 238 Miller, Tammie Dell 362 Milligan, Leah Ann 349 Milliken, Callie Faye 189 Mills, Traci 349 Mills, Steve 296, 297, 375 Milner, Clint 9, 291, 362, 408 Milner, Bill 349 Milsap, Ronnie 48 Milum, Mark 375 Mims, Mark 159, 172, 349 Minick, Dee Dee 362 Minick, William J. 111 227, 269, 299, 387 Minor, Grace Elaine 242, 349 Minson, Matthew Alan 147, 230 Minton, Terry 349 Missildine, Lisa 141, 266,349 Mitchell Mitchell Mitchell Debra Lea 362 Deborah Sue 387 Dru 55, 54, 94, 239, 362 Mitchell, Kathleen Lea 237, 387 Mitchell, Keith 227, 349 Mitchell, Scott 349 Mitchell Mitchell Mitchell , Sharon 238, 272, 281, 375 , Sharon Marie 363 , Susan Carol 223, 268, 278, 269, 387 Mkanda, Miriam M. 363 Molina, Melissa 264, 281, 375 Molina, Suzel 237, 349 Morrison, Ann Lorraine 271, 387 Morrison, Janet Lynn 266, 363 Morrison, Jim 230 Morrow, Melissa 285, 363 Morrow, Ron Floyd 261, 387 Mortensen, Kippi 349 Morten, Kara 363 Morton, Lisa 283, 363 Moses, Kimberly 349 Mosier, Martha 135, 139 Motes, Laura Lee Laman 387 Moudy, Timothy Blake 387 Moyers, Bart 234, 251, 266, 272, 372, Mr. and Miss ACU 324, 325 Mueck, David 349 Mullins, Brenda 245 Muns, James 130 Muns, John Bell 387 Mu Phi Epsilon 254 Murphy, Barbara Ann 272 Murphy, David 375 Murphy, Kristin Marlene 258, 387 Music 154, 155 Musick, Larry Joe 137, 229, 231, 266 295, 363 Musick, Susan 363 Musslewhite, Larry 387 Musselman, Brent 363 Myers, Kelly 285 Myers, Lindee 266, 349 Myers, Melissa 349 Myers, Susan Gayle 363 Myrick, Lisa 363 Myriek, Tim 229, 295, 316,387 abers, Bill 168, 169, 261 Nail, Debra Lynne 387 Nance, Doyce 266, 278, 363 Nantalic, Krista 391 Neatherly, Pamela 160, 241, 363 Neeley, Sue Anne 278, 387 Neiderhciser, Heidi Sue 278 Neil, Ted 375 Neisler, Patti 277, 363 Nelson, Larry 368, 375 Nesbitt, Tammy Gay 387 Netsch, Francie 280, 375 Newberry, Ronota 242, 349 Newell, Brenda Sue 387 Newell, Donna 272,375 Newhouse, Dana 363 Newhouse, Mike Willard 299, 387 Newman, Charlene 349 Nichols, Julie 255, 349 Nichols, Michele 387 Niederhofer, Danny Lee 73, 297 Niles, Mitchell Allan 168 Niles, Steven 375 Nix, Brenda 285, 375 Noland, Cathy 266, 283, 363 Nolen, Cynthia 285,363 Norlander, Paula J. 363 Norman, John 375 Norrell, Stephen 375 Norris, Kimberly Anne 387 North, David Grafton 363 Norton,Gaync11 242, 349 Norton, lle1en375 Norton, Terry Theresa 349 Norwood, Jamie 375 Novian Brenda Lavelle 376 Nutt. Cheryl Jean 387 Nutt, Daniel 248, 299, 363 Nutt, Ron 234, 259,349 Nutt, Suzetta 268, 316, 334, 408 Nystrom, Christopher 363 den, Jerry 349 Oden, Rickie Alan 376 Odle, Douglas 141,222,349 Odle, Zelma 146 Ogle, Laura Ii. 387 Ogle, Susan 87,349 Ogren, Deborah Rose 273, 280, 376 Olbricht, Thomas 129 Oldfield, Lisa Ann 258, 278,376 Oldham, Laurie 349 Oliver, Janie 376 Oliver, Lori 83, 349 Olson, Billy 108, 109, 317, 331 Oltmanns, Sharon Gayle 376 Omega Rho Alpha 242 O'Nca1, Terri 242, 349 Ong, Kelly 31,376 Onstead, Mary 110, 229, 273 Onstead, Robert 131 O'Quin, Michael James 230, 231, 295 Opening 4-1 1 O'Pry, Shannon 349 Optimist 256, 257 Orchestra 255 O'Rear, Rachel 225,256,376 Orr, Robert Jr. 269, 291, 376 Orr, Scott 297, 363 Orr, W, C. 130 Orgburn, Karen 349 Osborn, Camille 349 Osborn, Patricia Denise P. 273, 278, 387 Osburn, Lori 317, 324, 326, 387 Osburne, Karen 83 Osner, Brad 227,387 Overall, Laura Jane 278 Overall, Mary Lisa 285,387 Overman, Jerry 296,376 Overton, Connie Jean 387 Owen, Harrold 130 Owen, Jimmy 118, 292, 302,363,376 Owens, Beth 1 18, 119, 273, 376 Owings. J, Scott 349 ace, Karla Lynette 272, 273, 283, 376 Pace, Twyla 317,322 Packer, Lynda 31, 269, 284. 285,387 Packer, Lynn 130 Packer, Robin 363 Padunchewit, Pean 363 Page, Fara Jolene 224, 277,376 Palmer, Jana 237, 242,272,349 Pape, John 363 Pape, John 363 Pariai, Sarkis 226,388 Parker, Becky 229 Parker, Brenda Jo 238,349 Parker, Carky MeGlothin 388 Parker, Cheryl Susan 388 I Pearson, Jill 285, 363 Pearson, Sulelte 349 Pedigo, Lori 349 Peebles, Daniel 349 Peek, Kathy 349 leeples, Keith Dampier 292. 388 Pember Pember ton, Glenn 363 ton, l,anette 278,363 Pendergrass, Kristy 251, 272, 349 Pendergrass, Zeborah A. 258, 278, 388 Penick. Penny 349 Pennington, James Aaron 222 Pepper, Penny 251, 283, 363 Percival, Kevin Lowell 143, 388 Perkins, Jell 296 Perkins, Marybeth 388, 408 Perkins, Mike 265, 377 Perry, Dawn 260 Perry, Greg 377 Perry, Mark 252,388 Perry, Martin Dale 73 Pesquei ra, Melinda 363 Peterson, Caroline 8 1 , 83,363 Peterson, Terri 273,388 Pettijoh n, Chris 261, 363 Pettry, Kathy 239, 280 Pettry, Virginia 349, 414 Petty, Bill 129,135 Petty, James 135 Petty, Kerry 234,363 Peurifoy, Hollie 349 Pleifer,Jerilyn 180, 271 Pharis, Randall 292, 377 Phariss, Brian 377 Phillips, Patrice 101 Physics 172,173 Pickle, Mark 338,349 Pickle, Todd 203, 231,318,388 Pieratt, Anna Lisa 388 Parker, David Timothy 376 Parker, Gary Lynn 363 Parker, Kerry Bernard 73 Parker, Robin 363 Parker, Sheryl 254 Parker, Steve 73, 102, 244 Parker, Teresa 101,349 Parker, Thomas 376 Pierce, Craig 377 Pierce, James 222, 251, 349 Pierce, Kendall 350 Piland, Quana 388 Pile, Marty 171 Pines, Trent 8, 251, 363 Pinion, Lisa 350 Parker, Bill 349 Parks, Deyne 259,349 Parmer, Fern 23 7, 260, 266, 273,388 Parsons, Kimberly Lynn 283 Partin, Robert 363 Paseay, Ernest Mark 363 Paschall, Rex 363 Patterson, Gary Wayne 349 Pinion, Rhonda Gayle 388 Pinson, Paul Adron 73,153,299 Pipkin, Lori 285, 388 Pistole, Margie 135 Pitma n, Robert 242, 350 Pittman, Dik 388 Pittman, Greg 119, 350 Pittman, Laurie 277,363 Pizzitola, John 227,363 Patterson, Kay 222, 245, 254, 255, 280, 377 Patterson, Rande1363 Patterson, Penny 239,349 Plasek, Paige 350 Pledger,Me1ainie A. 273, 283. 388 Pointer, Cheryl Diane 388 ,.. - 5 ., is 5, fgif ,QSS 3? .. VS - kikig 15 3 EF Patterson, Vicki Gwynn 280, 301 Payne, James 169 Payne, Michael 377 Payne, Robert Lynn 79 Pearsa11,Traey 349 This page: Pete Tildon has his hands too full to carry his silverware packet so he uses his mouth. Poland 194, 195 Polnisch, Frederick 377 Polvado .Joy 278,363 Ponder, Galynn 388 Pope, A udrey 83, 98,101,350 Poplin, Phillip Gregory 252, 296, 3 363 Porta, Fred 350 Porter, Porter, Porter, Brett 363 Ellen Kay 271 Kelly Sue 350 34, Index Porter, Nelson 231 Porter, William 377 Posey, Julie 278, 363 Post, Bruce 107 Postlcwait, Lisa 350 Poteet. Kristi 350 Potts, Clark 127 Potts, David Owen 296, 363 Poucher, William 171 Potts, Gary 350 Powell, Elizabeth 1., 318, 388 Powell, Mike D'ctte 350 Powell, Stuart 244 Powell, Patrick 318,388 Powers, Gail 363 Prather, Jeff 377 Prather, Laurie 363 Pratt, Donna 363 Pratt, Gary Von 295, 302, 377 Pratt, Linda Diane 350 Prevost, Steven C. 134. 266, 292, 388 Price, Janet 90, 363 Price, Janie 91,283,377 Price, Kevin 363 Price, Laura 377 Price, Ron 178 Prickly Pear Staff 408, 409, 410 Priest, Dale 146, 147 Prince, Carolyn Lois 363 Prince, Paul Edward 222, 263 Prince, Terri Lu 363 Prince, Troy 350 Pringle, Kari 377 Pringle, Ryan 377 Pringle, Weston Royce 377 Pritchett, Rick Lane 377 Proffitt Jr,, Loyal D. 73 Proffitt, Susan 363 Pruitt, Timothy Lee 261, 377 Pruitt, W. Allen 1 15, 266, 292,388 Psychology 184, 185 Puckett, Sally Ann 350 Pullara, Coy 186 Pullen, Charles 388, 408, 409 Pullen, Leslie Luann 388 Pullen, Milton 154, 222,239 Pullen, R. Michelle 283, 363 Pursley, Brad 107 Pybus, Steven 350 Pyeatt, Mark 364 Pyle, Joa 114, 266,269,278 Pyle, Marty Dale 171, 238 abc ll, James Ray 364 Ragatz, Dave B, 364 Raines, Mary Elizabeth 364 Rainmaker 42, 43 Rainwater, Karcn.Ican 234, 255, 272, 364 Rainwater, Rachel Anne 266,283,364 Rainwater, Rhonda Lee 87, 364 Rall, Willie Annette 377 Ralston, Lgnna Lynn 283,364 Ramos, Gilbert 299 Rampey, Robin Sue 388 Ramsbers, Daniel Lloyd 73 404 - Index Ramsey, Charles Morgan 377 Randell, Mark Alford 377 Randolph, Karen 350 Rankin, David Anthony 73, 299 Rannou, Suzanne Louise 388 Rasco, Ken 129 Rasco, Marianna 183 Ratcliff, Charles Brian 266,377 Rathbun, Ron 154, 255 Rawdon, Melanie Dianne 388 Ray, Dcwby 127 Ray, Gregory Wade 377 Ray, Mark Kirklin 64, 295, 300, 388 Ray, Matt Korey 251,364 Reaganomics 206, 207 Reagan, Robert Norman 292, 354, 364 Redd,J. C. 130 Redd, Richard Lee 334,388 Reece, William 388 Reed, Cary Lynn 364 Reed, Craven 107 Reed, Leslie Marie 364 Reed, Melinda Faye 364 Reese, Dan 364 Reese, Michelle Leigh 350 Reeves, Brent Neal 391 Reeves, Judy 177, 183 Reeves, Perry 129, 164 Reeves, Tamera Dianne 242,350 Register, James A. Jr. 388 Register, Leigh Ann 388 Reid, Brad 134, 135 Reid, Randy 350 Reid, Sally 154 Reinhard, Martha 264 Remsberg, Daniel Lloyd 73 Renfro, Ruston Leslie 364 Reno, Jayne 285, 388 Respess, Kimberly Joy 377 Reyna, Elizabeth 350 Reynolds, Debbie 350 Reynolds, Deneen Marie 364 Reynolds, Ruth 350 Rhoads, Ronna Anne 264, 377 Rhoads, Russell Lynn 365 Rhoden, Clifford Mer1292,365 Rhodes, Carol Leigh 237, 239 Rhodes, Samuel Scott 388 Rhodes, Sandra L, Perry 388 Rhodes, Sara Lynn 365 Rice, Margaret Ellen 264,391 Rich, Russell 350 Richard, Tina Rue 277,365 Richards, Darla 350 Richards, Melone Ann 377 Richardson, Brian Lee 365 Richardson, Shelley 350 Richter, Gwen 159, 172 Riddell, Clark 63 Rideout, Holbert 145 Rider, Diane Lynn 226, 277 Ridley, Kaye Dawn 242,266,350 Riehl, Karen 57, 242, 266, 350, 351. 388 Riggenbach, Pamela Sue 388 Riggs, Mark 171 Rigney, Grey 350 Riley, Cloy Alexander 377 Riley, Lisa Renee 285,365 Riley, Shirley 334 Riney, Darla Jean 365 Rings, Kelly 237,365 Ripley, J. Scott 259, 350 Risser, Cynthia Kay 377 Ristau, Mel 142 Ritchie, Amy Lynn 277,388 Roach, Donny 234 Roach, Kenneth 189 Roach, David 31, 272, 291, 388 Robbins, Debora Ann 377 Robbins, Michelle C. 350 Robbins, Mark 269, 292,377 Robbins, Sherec Martha 365 Roberts, Bruce Allen 365 Roberts, Delno 189 Roberts, Garner 127 Roberts, John Paul 226 Roberts, Kelly Alyce 188,365 Roberts, Mary Kay 153 Roberts, Norman Michael 350, 379 Roberts, R. L. 189 Roberts, Sherri Sue 365 Robertson, Toni 350 Robinett, Sherman Douglas 73,365 Robinson, Dana 178, 223 Robinson, Jane Elizabeth 283 Robinson, John 153 Robinson, Polly Ryn 283, 377 Robinson, Rhonda 350 Robinson, Sharon 151 Roden, Bradley Paul 350 Rodgers, Roland Wayne 350 Rodgers, Tonya 350 Rodriguez, Sandra 149,350 Roehre, Susan 269 Roehrkasse, Jo Ellen 377 Roctter, Friedrich F. 296, 365 Rodgers, Dee Ann 377 Rodgers ll, Jimmy Ralph 263 Rodgers, Paula Lynn 269, 277,365 Rogers, Rhonda Regina 285,377 Rogers, Shacie 263 Rohre, Susan Elaine 266, 273, 377 Rokey, Mark Joseph 239, 377 Rose, Greg W. 365 Rose, Ted 142, 252 Rosen Barry 51, 50 Ross, Ruth Ann 264 Rotenberry, Paul R. 269, 365 Rotenberry, Robert 292 Roth, Dave 266 Rouse, Anna 259, 350 Rowden, Paula Jan 388 Rowe, Jill Jeannine 365 Royse, Michael Hugh 350 Ruby, Michael Wayne 365 Rudd, William David 365 Rudd, Suzanne 327, 388 Rudolph, Charles 184 Ruebush, Andrea Lyn 242, 272 Ruff, Terri Lynn 388 Russell, David D, 73 Russell, Jeffrey Scott 177, 256, 257, 270, 408 Russell, Richard Gaines 365 Rust, Lynn 365 Ryan, Catherine Lynne 350 Rydell, Tammy 350 Rye, Leslie Anne 264, 388 ackett, Robin 350 Sadler, Virginia 142 Sager, Jim 238, 266, 338, 350 Salmon, Elizabeth 266,365 Salter, Shelley Lee 283, 365 Salter, Richard 230, 269, 292, 377 Sammet, Cheryl Elaine 388 Sammet, Paul Lynn 388 Sampson, Wesley 239,350 Samsill, Theresa Gail 251,365 Samuel, Gregory Ray 388 This page: An Easter chick examini an iron in a dorm room. Samuel, John 242, 350 Samuels, Suzy 327 Sandefur, Julie Marie 239, 254, 255, 377 Sanders, Barry 291,350 Sanders, David Lance 388 Sanders, Mason 350 Sanders, R. L. 131 Sanderson, Melody 242, 350 Sandifer, Cathy 350 Sandine, Brian Everett 377 Sands, Pauletta Jo 365 Sandusky, Grant 241, 248, 377 Sansom, Charles Lee 229, 265,388 Sansom, Joan 350 Sargent, Debra 350 Sargent, Michael A. 365 Sargent, Stephen Glenn 222, 234, 251 377 Sasin, Tye 350 Saunders, Landon 34 Saunders, William D. 251, 296, 297, 388 Sawyer, Misty 1 19 Sawyer, Sid 248, 350 Scarborough, Billie Jo 377 Scarbrough, Carmen D. Von 251, 302, 350 Scarbrough, Deborah Lee 278, 327, 388 Schaffner, S. Annette 234, 264, 272, 278, 365 Schinnerer, Alan 350 Schleyer, Alexander 238, 272, 350 Schmidt, Jeanne Frances 388 Schmittou, Ronald 350 Schulze, Paul 173 Schuyler, Gary Richard 377 Schwartz, Robin 350 Schwarz, Jeannie 365 Scoggins, Tammy 377 Sconiers, John 93, 299 Scott, Bill 127 Scott, Connie Kay 365 Scott, Lynn 283, 377 Scott, Melilla 269 Scott, Michelle 266, 388 Scott, Phyllis Ann 83 Scott, Shannon 350 Scott, Steffanie Claire 229, 278, 365 Scott, Susan Lynn 87, 285, 318, 388 Scott, Tiffany Elizabeth 90, 365 Scrivner, Donna Marie 45, 264, 269, 388 Scruggs, Janan 239, 254, 365 Seabloom, Nancy 350 Seale, Gregory Scott 229 Sears, Greg 296 See, Terry 272, 273, 388 See, Bill 272, 377 Seekers of the New World 259 Seglem, Deanne 350 Seiden, Kelli 350 Seidensticker, Kendal 388 Seledic 11, William D. 351 Self, Charles 297 Sellers, Rob 231, 269, 290, 291, 368, 377 Seniors 380-390 Sessions, Jeanette 258, 377 Setliff, Lesley Ann 351 Sewell, Lyn Brian 388 Shaffer, Jill Rae 365, 414 Shaffer, Stephen L. 291, 377 Shake, Gary Wayne 351 Shake, Linda Marie 365 Shake, Roy 162 Shaner, Melanie 155, 255, 272, 365 Sharpe, Becky 365, 377 Shave, Shirley Dee 31, 269 Shaver, Thomas 144 Shaver, Waunette 180 Shaw, Cynthia Diane 377 Shaw, Gretchen Ann 51, 303 Shaw, Mary Katherine 351 Shaw, Rosemary Jean 251, 351 Shaw, Vickie Anne 278,365 Shea, Timothy Rockwell 73 Sheffield, Leslie Luccinda 101,351 Shelhamer, K. Dec Ette 351 Shelton, Barbara 111, 268, 388 Shelton, Brian Keith 296, 297, 300, 377 Shelton, Craig 388 Shelton, Nathalie Jean 351 Shepherd, David Barton 263 Sheppard, Terri Lynn 351 Sherman ll, Donald Neal 377 Shero, James A. 365 Sherrill, Teresa 83, 365 Sherrod, B. 130 Sherrod Scholarship 330 Shields, Connie Gayle 365 Shifflet, Joyce Lanel 351 Shifflet, Mark 251 Shinn, Stephanie 45, 269, 285,377 Shipley, Bob 73, 377 Sipley, Glen Elton 377 Shipman, Walter Britton 295 Shipp, William Lance 292, 377 Shiu, Bingiee Overton 238, 290, 365 Shiu, Brian B. 351 Shoemaker, Angie 90 Shoemaker, Cynthia Lynn 365 Sholl, Tracie Louann 388 Shollenbarger, Helen A. 283 Shore, Shirley Dalette 365 Short, Ronald Alan 351 Short, Randy Lee 351 Shuford, Tammy Kim 277, 377 Shubert, Lou Ann 254, 334 Shults, James Dwayne 295, 388 Shumate, Teri Lynn 351 Shupe, Sue Marie 351 Shurbet, Luann Kay 273, 388 Sickles, Roberta Lynne 273, 285, 377 Siddens, Debra Gail 222, 377 Siddle, Tamara 266, 283, 357, 365 Sigma Tau Alpha 258 Sigma Tau Delta 360 Sigma Tau Epsilon 261 Sigma Theta Chi 284, 285 Sikes, Steve 296 Simmons, David 105, 107 Simpson, Ruth 238,351 Simpson, Randy 261 Simpson, Sandra Lea Welch 237, 264, 389 Sims, Audrey 351 Sims, Danny 43 Sims, Gregory Paul 351 Sims, Jami Colette 137, 351 Sims, Judy Lynn 180, 285,389 Sims, Leigh Ann 351 Sims, Perry Brian 389 Sims, Robert Daniel 351 Singleton, Carole Ann 351 Singleton, Charles 160 Singleton, Donna Gayle 239, 365 Sing Song 22-31 Skeen, Brenda Gail 351 Skuta, Frank J. 389 Slatton, Jeffrey 250, 251, 256, 178, 268 Sloan, Gregg Carter 351 Sloan, Lynda Kay Harvey 389 Sloan, Paul Allen 389 Slough, Mark 134, 292,365 Small, Bradford Carl 292, 354, 365 Small, Charles 135 Small, Dana 259 Smith, Andy 299 Smith, Bob L. 377 Smith, Charles Carroll 365 Smith, Cindy Darlene 244,277,365 Smith, Clayton Alan 107,389 Smith, Craig 251 Smith, Dale Wayne 162, 163, 389 Smith, David Henry 389 Smith, David Mark 389 Smith, David Paul 389 Smith, Deanne 377 Smith Smith Smith , Denise Gayle 98, 101, 283 , Elise 256, 266, 269, 377 , Jana Lee 183,258,365 Smith, Kaleen Joy 351 Smith, Karen Elaine 365 Smith, Karla Lyn 351 Smith, Kelly 107 Smith, Kent Royce 351, 242 Smith, Kim 237, 365, 378 Smith, Kimberly Anne 280, 303 Smith, Laura Anne 183, 239, 258, 365 Smith, LeA11en 203 Smith, Lisa 230 Smith, Loren Ann 389 Smith, Vin 73 Smith, Yancy 378 Smoot, Barry Dale 8, 45 Snedden, Patrick Joseph 365 Sneed, Lori Ann 365 Snell, Gary Dale 378 Snood, Tanya Lee 389 Soccer Club 94, 95 Social Work Club 262 Social Work 186, 187 Society of Physics 263 Sophomores 354-367 Sorensen, Lisa Kay 389 Sorrells, James 130 Sorrells, Stephen Alan 291, 365 Souder, Steven Scott 266, 368, 378 Southall, Don 128 South Pacific 18, 19, 20, 21 Southward, Kris Walter 94, 365 Soward, West 378 Spain, Carl 144, 231 Spain, Phyllis Lynn 272, 351 Spann, David W. 378 Sparks, Shelly 285, 365 Spaulding, Joe 141, 153 Speck, Beatrice 153 Speck, Henry 38, 144 Speck, Lisa L. 378 Speech and Hearing 264 Spell, Andrew 141, 222, 351 Spell, Kirsten 264 Spence, Karen 272, 366 Spence, Marcia 366 Spencer ll, Bill 366 Spencer, Janie 378 Spencer, Kathy Aline 378 Spiceland, Dave 178 Spoonts, Bonny Kay 239, 351 Spor, Sheryl Ann 278, 366 Spraberry, David Charles 351 Spring Break Campaign 56, 57, 58, 59 St. Clair, Maleah Carol 351 St. Clair, Marcy 258, 283, 366 Stafford, Stephanie F. 162, 230, 273 Stalnaker, Kimberly June 83, 87, 351 Standley, Kirk 352 Smith, Lydia Margaret 351 Smith, Lynn Elizabeth 242, 351 Smith, Madison Hunt 378 Smith, Melanie 222, 351 Smith, Menielle Petty 389 Smith, Michall Lynn 351 Smith, Natalie Jan 278, 300, 378 Smith, Paul Bridges 137, 299, 365 Smith, Quinton Bernard 73 Smith, Ree 77, 79 Smith, Robert Wayne 263, 365 Smith, Rodney 290, 318, 389 Smith, Smith, Smith, Rochelle 234 Roger Holman 365 Scott Dennis 365 Smith, Scott Lamar 107, 365 Smith, Scott Wilson 365 Smith, Sharon Lynn 378 Smith, Sid 238, 378 Smith, Sonda 389 Smith, Sylvia Gayle 222, 254,351 Smith, Timothy Brook 365 Stanley, Dave 222, 366 Stanley, Stephen M. 222 Staples, Rhonda 229, 265, 273, 277, 300, 319, 327, 329, 389 Stark, W. Christopher 352 Starnes, Ted 42, 178 Stenholm, Charles 41 Stephen, James Bobby 266, 269, 292, 389 Stephen, Kleat Stanley 73 Stephen, Mark Gregory 352 Stephens, Becky 237, 258, 378 Stephens, Cari 352 Stephens, Cheryl 264 Stephens, Denise 64, 320, 389 Stephens, Timothy Lee 290, 389 Stephenson, Eric 296 Stephenson, Rene 266, 366 Stephenson, Rene Lynn 266, 366 Stevens, Athena Kay 280, 281 Stevens, Carolyn E. 251, 366 Stevens, Clark 162 Stevens, David Brian 378 Index 405 Stevens, Stevens, Stevens, Stevens, David Michael 272 Greg 352 Joe Mack 352 John 38, 40, 41,125 Stevenson, Angenette 366 abor, Jeff 142 Tacker, Dale 180, 271 Takacs, Charles 378 Talasek, Cathy Jane 278, 389 Thompson, Thomas Lee 107, 366 Thorn, Gregory Michael 378 Thornton, Clifford 131 Thornton, Troy Lynn 366 Thornton, Wesley 252, 256, 378 Thornton, William G. 378 nderwood, Sara Jane 366 Upp,Shel1ie Arlene 148, 239, 245, 280 366 Urban, Karl Gregory 366 Talbot, Joe 130 Tarbet, Gaston 144 Tarpley, Alicia Dawn 352 Tarver, Blair Wilson 352 Threlkeld, Susan 259 Thurmond, Kenny Ray 390 Thurston, Dean 380, 390 Thurston, Duane 119, 244 Tate, Curtis 47, 378, 179 Tate, Elisabeth 389 Tate, Mark Wayne 263 Thut, Brenda Anne 366 Thweatt, Sharon 255 Urban, Karen Elizabeth 352 Uthe, Martha Kaye 283, 366 ance, Lois Lynnette 183 David Jerrery 366 Varner, Stewart, Curtis Dwayne 389 Stewart, Darrell G. 241, 266, 378 Stewart, Laura Jo 153, 259, 352 Stewart, Stephen 366 Stewart, Tammy 366 Stewart, Teresa Kathleen 266 Stickels, Bena Yvonne 389 Stickler, Douglas 366 Stidolph, Rob 389 Stigall, James Lawrence 389 Stiggers, Billy Joe 73 Stingfellow, Grace 273 Stirman, Gladine 273, 320, 386, 389 Stobaugh, Lori 283 Stockdale, Mark 256, 268, 389 Stocking, Cindy 178, 256, 268, 408 Stocking, Darla 366 Tate, Shannon Renee 378 Tate, Willard 64 Taylor Jr., Bernard 389 Taylor Choir 212, 213 Taylor, Robert Brent 238, 366 Taylor, Derl Wayne 222 Taylor, Edwin Leroy 389 Taylor, Karen Lea 277, 366 Taylor, Kathryn 189 Taylor, Laurie 98, 101 , 378 Stolz, Benay 366 Stone, Craig 119 Stone, Donna 83, 352 Taylor, Norman 295 Taylor, Sheila 251 , 389 Taylor, William Bradley 366 Tidwell, Carlton Glen 366 Tiews, Terri Marie 352 Tilden, Peter Royston 352, 403 Timmerman, Ed 135 Tindall, Troy Daniel 352 Tinkler, Rollo 186 Tinkler, Sherry Lynne 136, 366 Tipton, Martha 154 Tobey, Deborah Kay 390 Todd, Lisa Carol 378 Todd, Paige Elizabeth 352 Todd, Tammile Rochell 378 Tolbert, Vivian Loir 272, 352 Tolson, Kelly 256, 278, 378 Vanderford, Cynthia 278, 390 Vanderford Vanderpoel, David Lee 300, 378 Vanderpool, David Martin 321 Vanderslice, D. Jean 167, 266, 273, 283, 378 Vantrease, Marcie Kim 390 Varner Varner, Varner, Elvia Marina 352 Vargas, , Cleddy 167 Pat 183, 258 Vicki Anne 285, 366 Vaughan, Brenda Claire 280,378 , Sheryl 242, 251, 272, 352 Vaught, Kimberly 285, 366 Stone, Julie Ann 378 Stone, Kay 389 Stone, Lana Jean 254, 255, 272,389 Stone, Marsha Jo 244, 352 Stone, Wanda 378 Tchen, Janathas Ko Tsieu 378 Story, James Randall 378 Stovall, Steve 239, 352 Stowe, Kammy 366 Strachan, Janet 234, 366 Strachan, Moya 234, 366 Strickland, Lisa 352 Strickland, Pamela Jean 378 Stringfellow, Grace 230 Stroup, Laura 244, 259, 366 Struck, Judy 277, 366 Stuart, Bradley Max 241, 248, 389 Stuart, Britton 299, 366, 248 Stubitsch, Dawn 252, 320, 334, 389 Stuckey, Susan Hancock 391 Student Bar Association 267 Student Foundation 269 Student Press 270 Teacher of the Year 332, 333 Teague, Helen 260, 273, 378 Teague, William J. 41, 52, 124, 130 Templeton, Dale Clyde 389 Templeton, Lee Ann 366 Templeton, Michael Alan 389 Templeton, Teri Lynne 352 Tennis, Men's 88, 89 Tennis Women's 90, 91 Tennison, Pamela 352 Terhune, Amy Sarah 352 Terhune, Laura Lee 352 Terry, Bill Clint 73 Terry, Janie Lee 366 Terry, John Kenneth Jr. 352 Tetreault, Sandra Lynn 183, 277, 366 Texas Politics 210, 211 Tharrington, Christopher 389 Thatcher, Jeri Lynn 366 Thaxton, Kirk Wade 272, 378 Thedford, Deborah Kay 179, 259, 264 Tome, Kelly Jon 352 Tomlinson, Sheri Renae 352 Tooke, Leigh Ann 277 Torres, Matthew Steven 390 Touchstone, Stephen 233, 234, 272, 390 Towell, Robert Henry Jr. 272, 390 Towns, Tod Everette 222, 290, 366 Townsel, Melody 242 Townzen, Elizabeth Ann 366 Track, Men's 102-107 Track, Women's 98, 99, 100, 101 Traylor, Karen Lynn 378 Treadway, Lisa Gay 338, 352 Trevino, Maria Elisa 222, 254, 255, 378 Trojans 298, 299 Troup, Martin David 366 Troute, Rebecca Lynn 352 Trustees Award 331 Truxal, Mark Everett 299, 378 Tubbs, Jackie 347, 352, 408 Vermillion, Heatherly 242, 250, 251, 352 Vernon, Marshon Denise 378 Vertz, Steven Paul 264, 295, 390 Vesel, Louis Albert 169, 261 Via, Mindy Renee 352 Vick, James Kenneth 352 Vickers. Alice Ann 90, 352 Vidaurri, Janell N. 366 Villanueva, Vicki 183 Vining, Margaret 379 Vinsant, Cheryl Ann 98, 101, 390 Vitez, Jo Ann 258, 352 Vletas, Nicole 364, 366 Volleyball 84, 85, 86, 87 Von Hoffman, Charles 352 Vowell, James Alex 299, 366 Vuicich, Alice Gaylene 258, 366 378 Sturgeon, Robert 184 Styron, Mark 352 Sublett, Jill 352 SUB T-16, 296, 297 Sullivan, Rebecca 366 Sullivan, Sarah 378 Sullivan, Susan 251, 252, 378 Sullivan 1 Sullivan , William 378 , Tina 366 Summerhayes, Julie Ellen 389 Summerlin, M. 1. 131 Sutherland, Grant Dwayne 352 Thomas, Thomas, Thomas, Thomas, Thomas, Thomas, Thomas Thomas Thomas Thomas, Thomas, John Allan 113, 296, 390 Anthony Glenn 68, 73 J. Todd 291, 378 Laura Catherine 390 Liana Gail 390 Mary Carla 183, 258, 352 , Steven Wayne 390 Thomas, , Tracey Nell 283 , Trayce Paige 366 Susan Elaine 352 Warlick 131 Warren Dale 222, 272,352 Tucker, Randall Dean 300. 301, 390 Tucker, Tamera Renee 352 Tucker, Tresa Ann 352 Tudor, Jana 378 Tudor, Todd 296 Tuggle, Deborah Sue 352 Tune, Lisa Lea 352 Turman, Kimberly 378 Turner, Donna Joy 352 Turner, Jason Willis 378 Turner, Willie Juanita 234, 272 , 280, Sutphen, Dena Louise 177,352 Sutter, Tamera 187, 262 Swann, Janie 241 , 366 Sweeney, Sandy 321, 327, 380,389 Swetkovich, Sherri 378 Swinney, Kimberly Diane 239, 251, 378 Syler, Rhonda 238, 278, 366 Symphonic Band 272 406 Index Thomasson Thompson, Thompson, Thompson, Thompson, Thompson, 408 Thompson, Thompson, ,Todd Conley 366 Denise Lynn 390 Douglas Kelvin 230,378 Gary 150 Karrie Lynn 278, 366 Linde 179, 256, 268, 390. Patricia Ann 266, 285, 366 Ron 256, 334 Turner, Karyn Yvonne 366 Turner, Tori Nan 285, 378 Tyler, John Daryl 352 Tyler, Sarah Jeanne 352 Tyson, Jo Lee 390 Tyson, John Nelson 229, 391 Tyson, Lu Anne 269, 272, 273, 285, 378 Tyson, Tammy Lavay 237, 366 378 addell, Kendall 273, 278, Wade, Len Allen 266, 292, 366 Wade, Lorie Michele 242, 352 Wade, Monica 212 Wagner, Larry Eugene 239, 352 Wagstaff, Mickey Lyn 352 Waldrop, Chris 366 Walker, Walker, Walker Andrea 252 Betty Nell 352 Bonnie 189 Walker, , Cynthia 264, 366 Walker, Walker, Walker, Dale Edward 390 Justin 378 Kelly 252, 366 Walker, Thad Gilbert 263, 378 Walker, Tommy Leon 391 Walker, Weston Harris 222, 255, 378 Wallace, David 1 10, 366 Wallace, Larin 352 Waller, Lisa Rene 366 I Walling, Dean 131 Wallis Jr., Jeff 34 Walp, Yvette 352 Walton, George 146, 147 Walton, Judy Ann 225, 265,277,390 Walton, Patricia 366 Ward, Judy Sue 255, 352 Ward, Julie De Ann 278, 390 Ward, Lisa Dianne 253 Ward, Robin 225, 256, 268, 273, 321, 408 Ware, David 352 Ware, Debra Denise 390 Ware, Gordon 296, 367 Warner, Ginger 352 Warren, Laurie 367 Westmoreland, Keith 272 Weston, Karen Lee 390 Williams, Kathe 379, 390 Williams, Kay Lorraine 258, 331, 39 Wharton, Eric 140, 255, 272, 390 Wharton, Gregory Taylor 1 13, 390 Wheeler, Jeffrey 239, 353 Wheeler, Karen 367 Wheeler, Lisa 353 Wheeler, Ronald Craig 390 'Whitaker , Jayne 178 White, Amy 234, 353 White, Cory 222, 291, 367 White, Dee Dee 269 White, Donna Diane 285, 379 White, Janet Renee 285, 367 White, Jo 252, 334 White, Judd 113, 114, 291, 380, 39 0 Warren, Louis Ford 291, 378 Warren, Yulanda 378 Warwar, Robert 352 Washington, John 367 Wagner, Kevin 256, 390 Wagner, Kimberly 390 Waters, Lori 283, 367 Watkins, Cynthia 390 Watkins, Rick 107, 378 Watlington, Lori 264, 266, 271, 378 Watson, Bruce 352 Watson, Elizabeth 367 Watson, Jan 143, 277, 367 Watson, Kimberly 237, 352 Watson, Watson, Lisa 180, 285 Philip Sterling 272, 295, 379 Watts, Chrisanne 264, 379 W Club 273 Weatherly, Stacy 352 Weathers, Wade 296 Webb, Jane Ellen 90, 91, 379 Webb, John 297, 367 Webb, Tracy 353 Webster, Dana Dominic 87, 353 Webster, Monique 54, 55 Wedekind, Mary Leora 379 Weed, Wesley C. 239 Weems, Kevin 43, 45, 390 Weiman, Deborah 119, 353 Weir, Bobbie Lynn 390 Welage, Amy 367 Welage, Jennifer 353 Welborn, Gaston 125 Welch, Connie Lynn 278, 390 Welch, Jere 391 Welch, Welch, Kathy 367 Laurie 83, 353 Welch, Susan 264, 284,285,367 Welch, Tammy Darlene 283, 379 White, Kat 390 White, Kelly 353 White, Kim 251, 353 White, Linda Frances 253 White, Stephen 353 Whitefield, Joyce 127 Whitefield, Norman 142 Whitehead, James 367 Whiteside, Jeff 266, 367 Whiteside, Ray 184 Whitfield, Tina 367 Whitman, Melissa Lynn 379 Whitney, Michele 367 Whitt, Wesley Todd 295, 390 Whitwell, John 154 Whitworth, Ruth 277, 367 Who's Who 306-321 Wicker, Charles Tigrett 251, 390 Wieland, Sally 367 Wight 111, Schuyler B. 248,353 Wilcoxon, Jeff 353 Wilde, Alison Jane 353 Wilde, Lisa Ann 222, 283 Wilderson, C. Robin 391 Wildman, Brian Eliot 391 Wilkerson, Sharon Dion 283, 367 Wilkinson, Harold 180 Wilks, Debra 264 Wilks, Lewis Adrian 93, 353 Wilks, Rhonda Louise 379 Willbanks, Rhonda Ann 379 Willerton, Chris 147, 260 Willerton, Sharon 230 Williams, Art 142 Williams, Arthur J. 105, 107, 141, 252 Williams, Belinda 237, 267 Williams, Bobby 107 Williams, Carla Ann 1 19, 353 Williams, Carol 171 Wells, Paul Stewart 73 Wesson, Jana 390 West, Johnna 183, 258,353 West, Kelly Wayne 73, 379 West, Ken 379 West, Suzanne 264, 266, 283, 367 Westfall, Brian 353 Westmoreland, David 353 Williams, Craig S. 78, 79 Williams, Williams, Williams, Williams, Dana 353 David 146 Donna 258,353 James Edward 269 Williams, Bobby 45, 367 Williams, Williams, Jane Ellen 379 John 148 Williams, Williams, Williams, Williams, Williams, Williams Williams Williams, Williams Williams Williams Williams Williams Williams Williams Williams Williams Williams v Kenneth 162 Laura Lynne 278, 379 Leah 353 Leslie 353 Michele L. 353 Michelle Faye 390 Pamela Louise 353 Rene 268, 390 Rhonda 251 Robert 141,150 Rodney Curtis 251, 379 a , Sherry 367 , Thonie 367 , Timothy 292, 367 , Victoria Louise 391 , Wanda 367 , Wesley Warren 353 Willie Thomas 73 Williamson, David 127 Williamson, Jody 353 Williamson, Scott 353 Williamson, Sherri 56, 245, 367 Williamson, Troy Dale 390 Willingham Jr., Roy 131 Willis, Alisa 277,367 Willis, John 144 Willis, Lee Ann 390 Willis, Paula 264, 284, 285, 367, 375, 385 Wilson, Cheri Gay 118, 379 Wilson, Gaylon 353 Wilson, Gerald 162 Wilson, John 93, 296 Wilson, Karen Louise 280, 353 Wilson, Keith Lee 189 Wilson, Kerry Lynn 390 Wilson, Lynnette 367 Wilson, Malinda 353 Wilson, Mark Alan 723 Wilson, Pam 272, 390 Wilson, Ruth 222, 254, 390 Wilson, Tamara 379 Wilson, Terri Kay 118, 379 Wilson, Tracy 353 Wilson, Woodrow 144 Windham, Bob 379 Winkles, Dub 128 Winter, John Mark 159, 391 Winters, Sharyl 367 Wiseman, Barry Wade 234, 255, 272 295, 390 Witcher, Bert 353 Witcher, Melvin 272, 322, 390 Withers, Amy 260, 280, 379 Witt, Dale 266, 367 Witt, Don Alan 279, 296, 379 Witt, Lanny Paul 291, 379 Witt, Mark 250 Woerner, Sherri 367 Woffard, Scott 367 Wolf, Dee 353 0 Wolfe, David 296, 297, 367 Wolfe, Richard Bob 292, 390 Wolford, Laurie Dee 378, 379 Wolle, Yodit 264, 367 Womble, Bryan 367 Wood, Linda 367 Wood, Scott 351, 353 Wood, Vickie 367 Woodall, Bruce Dale 353 Woodlief, Richard 367 Woodruff, Debra Kay 83, 271, 379 Woods, Alan 353 Woolly, Jill 353 Worsham, Amy 353 Worsham, Caren 353 Worsham, Robin Lee 227, 390 Worthington, Alan R. 353 Wright, Debra 353 Wrinkle, Brenda 367 Wyatt, Barry 353 Wynn, Mary 328 arbrough, David Allan 292, 379 Yarbrough, Mary 367 Yarbrough, Robert Paul 239 Yarbrough, Tim 128, 135 Yates, Durinda 353 Yaws Jr., Sam 94, 353 Year in Review, The 216, 217, 218, 219 Yearwood, Linda Hile 379 Yelman, Gayle 271, 379 Young, Anita Jo 266, 273, 281, 303 379 Young, Tona 261, 390 Young, Kathy Ann 353 Young, Kelly 353 Young, Kendall 300 Young, Kevin 353 Young, Lisa Kay 229, 277,379 Young, Mark Dene 64, 390 Young, Ragan 252,292, 354,367 Young, Rendi 229, 252, 272, 367 Young, Stephen 367 Young, Tamara Lynn 353 Young, Wilson 353 Youree, Linda 277,367 Yowell, Virginia 353 ohodnik, Mathew John 390 Zamarripa, John 107 Zeller, Daryl 229, 266, 292, 367 Zeta Rho Alpha 286, 287 Zickefoose, Ben 167 Zink, Lisa Joan 222, 254, 390 Zirkle, Laurie 248, 367, 389 Zobrist, Brenda 256, 391 Index - 407 he people behinq- - V : gee ,supra I X . 1 1 , 1 . ' N. Q Q X Q. if 'N 5,5 --1 Q N.,-Q Oily. Yu 5' ET as gf FRONT ROW s Cindy McPherson, Marybeth Perkins, Kelly Deatherage, Jackie Tubbs. ROW 2 - Suzetta Nutt, Cindy Stocking, Charles Pullcn. ROW 3 - Doug Mendenhall, George Brown, Linde Thompson, J. Scott Russell, Robin Ward, Clint Milner. Creating a 416-page yearbook required several hours of work from several people. The following people and the work they did made the 1982 Prickly Pear possible. Marybeth Perkins, senior psychology education major, edited the events section. Her duties included helping design pages, choosing photos, writing copy. For her ef- forts, Marybeth was chosen co-recipient of the Best Section Editor award. Jackie Tubbs, freshman elementary education major, edited the honors section. She scheduled photos, wrote copy, helped design pages and coordinated the section. She received the Best New Staff Member award. George Brown, junior radio-television major, worked on the faculty section by scheduling group photos, obtaining names of people in photos, helping design pages and writing part of the copy. He shared 408 Prickly Pear Staff the Best Section Editor award with Marybeth. Clint Milner, sophomore government major, edited the sports section. He scheduled team photos, got names of peo- ple in photos, helped choose action shots, helped design the section and wrote part of the copy. Marcie Vantrease, senior finance major, scheduled social club photos and helped identify people in those photos. She also helped with the classes section. Cindy McPherson, senior art major, assisted with design and planned the index. Mike Moore, freshman advertising ma- jor, assisted the photo editor by taking pic- tures and working in the darkroom. Kerry Dunn, freshman radio-television major, scheduled most of the group photos for the organizations section. Executive staff members, whose duties the pages were too numerous to mention, were Suzetta Nutt, editor and senior news- editorial major, Kelly Deatherage, assis- tant editor and senior news-editorial ma- jor, Charles Pullen, photo editor and senior public relations major, Rene Williams, copy editor and senior news-editorial ma- jor, and Cindy Stocking, adviser and in- structor of communication. Several people helped out in time of need but were not full-time staff members. Among them were J. Scott Russell and Mark Evje, sports copy, Doug Mendenhall, Robin Ward and Linde Thompson, features and departmental c0Dy3 Bob Nutt, graphic design, Jeff Deatherage, sports copy and copy fittingg and Latricia Lanpher, Kim Miller, Darla Stocking, and Bob and Pam Bentley, index. Charles Pullen hoto Editor CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS George Brown Rodney Goodman Monica Hart Julie Larson Kim Miller 7 i Prickly Pear Photographer - 409 Editor' note 410 - Editor's Note A wise man once said, "Of making many books there is no end, and much stud Y is a weariness of the flesh." Although Solomon wasn't talking about production of the 1982 Prickly Pear, the sentiment applied nevertheles And more than once throughout the year the staff wondered wheth S. er our book would ever be finished. Many thanks must go to my talented staff for their willingness to tackle almost any task. Special thanks to Kelly Deatherage, assistant editor special friend graphics consultant and feature writer, par excellence Her talents and abiliti . es wer endless, and I couldn't have finished the book without the help she so willingly gave. And ' ' ' ' S husband, Jeff. A big thank you to Charles Pullen for his darkroom talents A both photographic and musical. His long hours of work and late-night serenades helped us make it through several deadlines. And thanks to the rest of the staff: Rene Williams, Jackie Tubbs, Marybeth Perkins, Clint Milner, Cindy McPhereson, Marcie Vantrease, Kerry Dunn and George Brown. And my Optimistic friends - Doug, Robin, Linde and Ron, and Scott were always willing to pitch in and help. And to Cindy Stocking adviser teacher and friend thank f , , , you or sharing your time and talent. She was always ready to help, night or day, and we couldnit have made it without her. y y or e1r encouragement, concern and long- distance support. It meant so much. And finally to my husband Bob, a former Prickly Pear editor, thank you for your patience and love as I f' ' h d mis e the book. Your support meant a great deal to me, and I couldn't have finished without your e my sincere thanks go to her patient, copy-fltting, headline-writin Avery special thanks to m famil f th ' help. you e 'oy the 1982 Prickly Pear. It is no longer our book, but is yours. fun with it, now and for many years to come. An We , Specification o. of Dallas. V l 67 was printed offset by Taylor Publishing C The 1982 Prickly Pear, o . , ' ' d d in Taylor's Green ff239 with a cordoba The cover was 150-point binder boar covere grain leather and an applied black rub. The design was embossed and applied with Taylor's Fawn 75448. Endsheets were Taylor's 65-pound coverweight printed 100 percent in Taylor's Buckskin Tan 75445. Paper stock was 80-pound enamel and the book's 416 pages were trimmed to 9x12 inches. The opening section was printed in Taylor's Fawn 5448, Buckskin Tan 79445 and Deep ' d the closing section were printed in Buckskin Tan 7445. Green 523. The division pages an Body copy was 10fl2 Times Roman and 12f14 Times Roman, and folios were 10 point Times Roman. Cutlines were printed in Times Roman Italic. Headlines were set in Times Roman, Times Roman Italic and Times Roman Bold, in varying sizes. ies. 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ACU students don't have that selfish, looking out'for No. 1 attitudef' a faculty member said during an interview with a Prickly Pear reporter. And that sense of community, which was pres- ent in all areas of student life, was the ingredient that made life at ACU unique. During February thousands of visitors were on campus for the 26th annual Sing Song production. The 1982 "Command Performance" involved hun- Opposite page: An early morning view of a West Texas whealjeld. dreds of students and just as many hours of prac- tice and work. nd most of the people in Moody Coliseum, both participants and members of the au- dience, felt a tingle of excitement as the perfor- mance began. As each club and class sang their songs and ex- ecuted intricate and not-so-intricate dance steps so carefully planned by the choreographers, the hours of work and practice were evident. ut even more spectacular and heartwarming than the performance was the warmth that existed in the Coliseum as the performers and the entire audience joined hands and sang "The Lord Bless You and Keep Youf, Closing 413 ,mu-.1 Q M - . 5 K K.. A c K 2 35.5.2 .rx A 5' 'Q F .NS vkr. 1 if . 51, N. XQT K Campaigns involve percentage of the Sing Song proceeds 'went to another annual event that involv- ed ACU students. More than 200 students spent their spring vacation in nine cities throughout the nation. e Opposite page: top - On a warm spring day ACU women soak up the sun while waiting in line to sign up for dorm rooms,' bottom left - Two students take ad- vantage of a rare Abilene snowfall with a snowball Gghtg bottom right - Jill Shaffer, Gina Petry and Danny Ikeler enjoy ice cream at the Bean picnic. 200 students uring the week the students worked in the community with members of the local churches. The goal of the students who par- ticipated in the campaigns was to show residents of those communities that someone cared. he 1982 Prickly Pear is a record of the events of the year. Some of the activities shown in this book were annual activities, while others were one-time events. But the spectrum of people involved and their sense of community made each of those activities uni- que tothe year. Closing 5 ,--"""J

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