Abraham Lincoln High School - Railsplitter Yearbook (Des Moines, IA)

 - Class of 1982

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Riding the Rails We move along the tracks from today to tomorrow, searching for new experiences. We cannot live in yester- day, but must cherish the past, while challenging the future. The following pages are a scrapbook of the past and a glimpse of the future. It is a definition of what Lincoln High School is all about in pictures and phrases: pride, spirit, dedication, fun - the best years of our lives. We must not forget the past; we will remember, as we continue to ride the rails to the future. 3 1. Michelle Boldt attempts to control her excitement at a pep assembly. 2. John Rhode whispers sweet nothings to Mike Woods. 3. The Railbird adds enthusiasm to pep assemblies as it struts its stuff. 4. Abe s nose shows signs of wear and tear from many good luck wishers. 5. Eric Hamilton helps hang Christmas decorations in the front hall. 6. Homecoming king and queen, Bryce Thomson and Jerri Jackman. 7. Gia Scurletis proposes a toast to her French class. 5 6 8 » 9 Melvin J. Bowen. principal Robert Wilson vice-principal Earl Brott vice-principal Ralph Maigaard vice-principal Kathleen Shifter registrar Administration strives to improve curriculum Faculty members of the largest high school in the school system worked on improvement and organi- zation of curriculum. The objectives were to im- prove staff use of instructional time, and to improve public understanding of Lincoln High School and its programs. An inservice day in February provided faculty members with time to devote to improvement of teaching techniques. Work continued on the multi- cultural, non-sexist approach to classroom teaching. Probably the objective students saw most clearly was the Needs Assessment Survey taken by all seniors in December. The purpose of this assess- ment is to give seniors a voice in determining future curriculum. 10 1 2 1. Melvin J. Bowen, principal, an- swers one of the many telephone calls a busy administrator gets every day. 2. Robert Wilson, vice-principal, gathers the class officers for their first meeting: Sean Neely, president; Sharon Long, vice-president; Jerry Barrett, treas- urer; Christy Welch, secretary. School Board: (first row) James Cunningham, secretary; Nolden Gentry; Betty Grundberg; William Anderson, superintendent; (second row) William Keck; Frank Hildreth; Sue Luthens; Karen Williams; Ray Palis, president. 11 Lois Gabler Aletta Shull Alice Bowling Maxine Hartung Associate Associate Nurse Social Worker 12 Alice Anderson Counselor Dennis Peacock Counselor John Jarvis Counselor Lorrie Streyffeler Counselor Richard Malliet Counselor Joyce Gast Counseling Clerk Counseling service benefits all students " Although much of the counselor ' s time is spent in class scheduling, we are also available for per- sonal guidance services, " said Alice Anderson, counselor. The role of the counselors is to prepare sche- dules, inform students of the arrival of college representatives, answer questions concerning seniors about financial aid and grants, and give per- sonal guidance on a one-to-one basis. Counseling helpers assist the counselors by ans- wering telephones, relaying messages and doing errands. Off ice helpers, under Robert Wilson ' s supervision, give the office similar help in the vice- principal ' s office. Office Helpers: (left to right) Jolene Brooks, Sue Schurman, Tiffany Jones, Margaret Noyes. 13 English classes stress reading, writing skills English classes stress oral and written communication skills and often offer a beginning experience that starts students reading for pleasure during their leisure time. Among the six semesters of required English, one must be speech. Over 23 electives include literature, writing, drama, journalism, and debate. Classes stress communi- cation skills. Shirley Corkhill remarked, " We, in the Eng- lish department, believe we have some of the best course offerings to help students realize their full potiential. " 1 . Leigh Lussie enjoys reading a short story to her sophomore class. 2. David Sudol uses words and gestures to explain to Vicki Knight the importance of a good conclusion. 1 14 Debate Team: (first row) Roger Keho, Todd Syverson, Sandi Morgan, Maria Cardenas, Bonnie Mehl, Jim Agey. (second row) Todd Lage, Lisa Dudley, Vicki Huck, David Watson, Robin Bostick, Roger Karnes, (third row) Mrs. Schlak, Brenda Moyle, Don Whicker, Joel Howard, Sherry Porter, Susan Williams, LeAnn Morris, Mike DeYoung, (not pictured) Jannelle Chase, Desiree Schooler. Debaters excell; compete at state The Debate team coached by Linda Schlak kept busy almost every weekend earning 75 National Forensic League (NFL) points. The team started off the year with a retreat at Bortell ' s Ranch. They competed in tourna- ments at Ottumwa, Roosevelt, Dowling, Wav- erly, Atlantic, Bettendorf, Iowa City, and went undeafeated at Hoover. State qualifiers included Mike DeYoung, Roger Karnes, Roger Keho, Todd Syverson, LeAnn Morris, Desi Schoolerand Bonnie Mehl. ' The squad had one of the best invitational records to date. It was an intriguing experience for all of us, " commented Debater Roger Keho. 1. Todd Syverson shakes hands with an opponent at Waverly. 2. Sandi Morgan attacks her opponent ' s position in Iowa City. 3. Assistant Coach Margaret Olson and Coach Linda Schlak make sure all the debaters in Iowa City know that Lincoln has arrived. 4. Tim Nischan, Roger Karnes, Dorianno Rossi and Mike DeYoung happily accept their first place trophy at Bettendoii. 15 Science classes explore new principles, functions Science and technology is a major part of how America functions and science courses offered at Lincoln are teaching students their many uses. Students often prove, analyze, and apply scientific principles by combining experiments and lab work. Biology and zoology classes dissect various animals to learn about basic body functions, while conservation, botany, and ecology classes learn about nature and it ' s importance. Physics, electricity, chemistry, and physiology stu- dents work with vectors, forces, motions, currents, chem- icals and charts dealing with the human body. Robert Crawford Alan Ewers Judy Griffin Horace Hendricks Hugh Kent Edward Kern Herbert McCaw Tom Scott I Q ■V a mi 63 1 Gary Bagby Vernon Bly Lowell Dougherty Edgar Eckey Phillip Martin Lowell Reed Course versatility offers students various electives Mathematics department, headed by Gary Bagby, offers a wide range of courses to students. " Due to the rapidly expanding technology involving computers, our students who are taking mathematics need to be computer literate, " said Bagby, " We are trying to do this in our College Math and Calculus classes. " Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II are offered to pro- vide students with a good foundation for many careers and are prerequisites for College Math. Students looking for the ultimate challenge may take calculus after college math. General Math I and II present math for use in everyday life, and math lab enables students to study at their own pace. Computer Club (seated) Rob Dlttmar, vice-president: Dan Benoit, president; (first row) Klem King, Andrew Stowell, Kathy Maxom, Teresa Hayes (second row) Marvin Kingen, Tony Powell, Tim Lickinger, Gary Bagby, Troy Troxel 1. Craig Else and Eric Winberg observe Tom Scott doing a chemistry experiment. 2. Julie Zeliadt helps dis- sect a worm. 3. Dean Hadlock, Jeff Saltzman, and Kris Smith work on a project in biology class. 4. Pete Green tries his skills in physics. 5. Danny Kephart concentrates on his trigo- nometry. 6. Rob Riordon and Jeff Smith discuss their calculas assignments. 17 Foreign languages benefit students Latin Club: (first row) Matt Amend, Angie Rosebaum. Misty Herring, Brent Beaman, Michelle Daughenbaugh, (second row) Chris- tine Miller, Shelly Thielke, Michelle De Witt, Tony Bassett, Roxanne Inman, Robin Bost- wick, (third row) Brian Schaffer, Marvin Kin- gen, Jeannette Painovich, James Gorsche, Angela Livengood, Roger Keho, Carolyn Dil- lard, Denise Six. Foreign languages combine learn- ing with interest, and French, Latin, and Spanish students find their stu- dies can be fun as well as beneficial. Providing the necessary prepara- tion for college, languages help stu- dents better understand English grammar and vocabulary. Clubs participated in numerous activities. Spanish classes had a Hal- loween party with creative cos- tumes. Third and fourth year French classes published a French news- paper. French classes enjoyed French food at their Christmas par- ty. Latin, necessary to become a doc- tor or lawyer, combines first and second years. Senior Chris Miller said, " Taking Latin has really helped me understand English better, and it ' s real interesting too. " 1. Spanish ghost, Rhonda Chapman haunts the halls before the Halloween party. 2. Andy Edwards, senior, looks dumbfounded as he is asked to recite the alphabet in French. 3. Matt Amend, junior, might be saying. Hey look. I can write in Latin! " 4. Carol Askland, senior, appreciates her friends on Sesame Street in French as well as English. 3 19 Janyce Abarr Alice Else Sally Fisher Joan Hall Joyce Marks Richard McMahon Dan Murray Gene Rogers Jan Savil ' e- Grondahl V I t A Business classes develop career skills The business department enables students to develop career skills in accounting, business law, business math, clerical typing, consumer business, data processing, salesmanship and shorthand. With such a variety of choices, the student is able to go into a career field with the know- ledge needed to succeed in the business world. Senior Nancy Pascuzzi said, " Clerical prac- tice is a great class to take if you want to get ahead in the business world. It teaches filing, typing on different kinds of machines, and gives students experiences with payroll forms and invoices. 1 . Janelle Warfield gives Denise Johnson her peace of mind, while Jim Pierce looks on in accounting class. 2. Cindy McGraw writes her secret admirer a letter in short- hand. 3. Rose Gomez concentrates on typing skills. 4. Jan Abarr and Jim Pierce look relieved and pleased as Jim is elected state president. 5. OE students chow down at the Christmas party. 20 i OEA (first row) Kristy Moon, Jerilyn Duff, Carmen Kauzlarich; (second row) Jackie Pol- son, Rhonda Baker, Jenny Burdick, Denise Johnson, Rhonda Bruno; (third row) Earlee Allen, Linda Backstrom, Angela Jasper, Sheri Brown, Angie Davis, Tracey Cosner, Janyce Abarr, Debbie Carroll; (fourth row) Jim Pierce, Geleen Reed, Diana Whitehead, JoAnn Wilber, Leigh Grimes, Crystal Euritt, Lori Hackney, and Lisa Patton. Pierce elected state president For the first time in Office Educa- tion Association (OEA) history, a state president was elected. Senior Jim Pierce, as president, represented Iowa at the national convention in Nashville, Tennessee, and was in charge of all state general sessions. OE is a program that develops skills in an office job and helps in future career decisions. With the biggest class in OE history and a tight job market, it was a major task for Coordinator Janyce Abarr to find jobs for her students. Special activities undertaken by OE were collecting for UNICEF, or- ganizing the Special Olympics canned food drive, and selling car- nations. Top Kat Kits, cheese and sausage and Lincoln necklaces were other fund raisers. 21 AMERICA wn .., r c t iKCOLM First hour DECA officers: (first row) Terri Caligiuri, president; Jim Voitel, vice-president; Kristi Hibbs, Secretary; Lori Burgett, treasurer; (second row) Tony Fronk, parliamentarian; Dave Emerson, historian; Kim Vird en, secretary. First hour DECA (first row) Dave Emerson, Tony Fronk, Laura Bates, (second row) Willie Brown, Fred Peel, Kim Virden, Kristi Hibbs, John Braver, Sue Lewiston, Sherry Nail. Debbie Layton, Terri Caligiuri, Roger Friedman, Mr. Dan Murray, (third row) Doug Winslow, Jerry Shay, Paul Burris, Debbie Pontious, Betty Starrett, Joe Frahm, Lori Lohmier, Tami Hill, Russ Cross. 22 Third hour DECA (first row) Laura Saltz- man, Julie Aldini, Julie Yakovich, Chris Bagby, (second row) Lori Wendt, Laura Willi- ams, Shelly Miles, Keith Virden, Marty Geyer, Teri Bradshaw. Brad Enslow, (thrid row) Brad Moist, Mike Gillum, Doug Erickson, Angie Holcomb, Tami Brewer, Mike Truitt, Mike Shay, Tony Preuniger, Gene Price. DECA seeks opportunities Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) has three main goals: to provide students with a knowledge of industry and business, gain skills, acquire experience in work, and help students earn money while still in school. DECA can be divided into three parts: class, job, and the DECA club itself. The class provides the opportunities to gain knowledge and skills necessary for industry and business. The job lets students use these skills, and DECA provides the chance for personal and social development. DECA creates a posi- tive attitude, and teaches students to work with others. 1 . Tami Brewer helps a customer at McDon- alds. 2. Doug Erickson satisfies a customers " munchies " while working at Hy-Vee. Third hour DECA officers: (first row) Mike Gillum, vice-president; Tami Brewer, presi- dent; Laura Saltzman, historian; (second row) Shelly Miles, secretary; Chris Bagby, parliamentarian; Teri Bradshaw, treasurer. 23 Library opens new doors with help of student staff With a collection of 20,000 books and subscriptions to about 1 1 0 periodicals, the library is useful to all students. All materials, including records and filmstrips are also growing each year. Lillian Cole supervises the library, while Ann Hoehle serves the library on a part time basis, dividing her time between Lincoln and East. The library clerk, Mary Jane Willey, is responsible for all clerical work. Miss Cole commented, " Students help this year, too. One of the things that I ' m really enjoying is the student staff o, 18. Without them, this job would be a lot hard er. " Checking books in and out, helping library users, and answering general questions are some of the jobs of the student staff. Each staff member is also responsible for a particular section to see that the incoming books are shelved. 1. On mime initiation day, Ruth Stafford hides out in the library. 2. The foosball table is a gathering point for experts of the game. 3. Seniors Mark Cox and Liz Frome try out the new sharpshooter ma- chine. 4. Wanda Weberg eyes a student as he tries to skip out. Lillian Cole Mary Jane Willey Ann Hoehle Library volunteers: (first row) Kim Pul- liam, Kathy Maxon, Colleen Dyer, Bonnie Wilson, Robin Loving, (second row) Mary Jane Willey, Eileen Armentrout, Teresa Hayes, Lillian Cole, Tracy Nelson, Connie Casner, (third row) Jan Daniels, Kim Birn- baumer, Jim Agey, Mike DeYoung, Todd Lage, Gayle Chivpka, Ann Hoehle. 24 New video games provide excitement Student Center is a popular place for juniors and seniors to relax. Playing games such as foosball, Gorf, pinball, Commander, and Defender is often more popular than studying. Food and music round out the relaxed atmosphere. Teachers are on duty each hour super- vising the students and taking atten- dance. Wanda Weberg said, " Students are very well behaved, and I have very little trouble keeping things in order. " 25 Gordon Blenderman John Carle Classes are varied in social sciences Every year students are becoming more aware of world problems in the social science department. Along with the required history, government, and economics courses, students may seek out other areas of interest such as sociology, psychology, and current issues. International Relations and Emerging Na- tions are courses which deal with a deeper study of the nation ' s welfare. This department equips students with knowledge from which they will benefit throughout their lives. Donald Ceynar Gary Gabel William Gilbert Jerald Hickey David Ortale Cecil Rhoads Gerald Schartner Rose Smith Albert Testa Carl Van Tuyl Virginia Zinger i 26 Ron Gray, Work Experience Coordinator Special education helps develop basic skills The special education program has been developed to help students in the basic skills. Along with helping the students function in regular academic areas, time is spent improving such skills as reading, mathematics, language, and writing. In addition, the use of small group settings allows the student to receive the individual attention needed before leaving high school. Students help nurse Nurse ' s helpers are a volunteer group who donate time to file, type, take phone messages, and do other necessary tasks in the nurse ' s office. In reward for their efforts, Alice Bowling ' s helpers receive one-fourth credit per semester, plus the experience that comes from working in an office. 1 . Jerry Schartners second hour govern- ment class takes notes with enthusiasm. 2. Norman Steinbach has a funny feeling about his part in a psychology project. 3. Alice Bowling enjoys another telephone message. 4. Nurse ' s helpers are (seated) Pauline Barrett, Nicole Gean, Paula Lange, (standing) Alice Bowling, Roxanne Lewis, Lisa Fields, and James Compton. (not pictured) Cindy Beck, Rex Mundy. Jodina Signs, and Todd Thompson. 4 0 0 5 try? 7 27 Tom Cady Hugh Drake Jean Fraizer Bob VanderLinden John Van Why m Co-cd gym program stresses competition The physical education program is not only a required class, but also a necessary one. The semesters are divided into six-week units of various activities. The units are choosen strictly by the stu- dents according to their own interests. Selections include individual activities as well as team activi- ties. Students are able to compete against and com- pare themselves to other students. The PEOPEL program (Physical Education Opportunity Program for Exceptional Learners) was a new pilot program offered second semester. It provided individualized learning made possible through trained student aides. The PEOPEL class was under the guidance of physical education spe- cialists, Tom Cady and Ronadel Davis. Mr. Cady said, " The PEOPEL class was one of the most rewarding experiences I ' ve had in 31 years of teaching. " 1. Students listen to instructions before starting a vigorous work-out in the weight room. 2. Sophomores Denise May and LeAnn Browne participate in an aerobics class. 3. Tom Cady explains to PEOPEL class the importance of basic water skills. 4. Art student Guy Newman works intently to finish his painting. 5. Mark Ladurini seems be to enjoying the progress of his work. 6. Craig Ballard studies his version of art appreciation. Art classes improve basic artistic skills Offering a variety of classes, the art depart- ment provides the basics for students planning to continue in Art. Drawing, painting, and crafts are only a few of the many areas covered. Studentsalso learn todevelopan appreciation for the history of art. Improving artistic skill is the goal of second 4 and third year classes. Students who develop Carroll Bennink Karl Killinger Vocal, band courses promote future goals The music department is composed of seven different classes, all varying in degrees of skill. The department is both vocal and instrumen- tal, and requires talent in each field. All the classes meet at least four times a week learning new material for various shows put on thoughout the year for the public. All the time and effort are not just musical; they spend a particular amount of time study- ing the history of music. These vocal and instrumental courses provide students with basic training that assists for future vocational areas. Every student participating in the music department receives a full credit from the course. 1. Hilary Brown (far right) marvels at Ruth Patch ' s sing- ing ability. 2. Carroll Bennink is pleased with the sounds of Concert Choir. 3. Concert Choir practices a unison yawn. 3. Kelly Venn and Sue Boubin prepare a muffin batter in their foods and nutrition class. 5 6. Liz Pinnick and Trudy Wheeler cut out patterns for a project in their sewing class. 7. Pat Schwartz speaks to an attentive Personal Family Living class. 30 Betty Edwards Dorothy Riddle Jan Roxberg Pat Schwartz 5 6 Home economics expands personality Home economics helps the student develop a sense of worth and develops decision-making and problem-solving abilities. Sound consumer practices and the philosophy of strengthening the fam- ily, as the basic unit of our society, are included ideas. Personal Development and Relation- ships help one relate to others, promotes physical and mental health, and provides guidance for a personal life-style. These home economic courses include various classes that enhance personal and social behaviors. The courses range from Textiles Clothing to Personal Family Living. 7 31 t Eugene Clark Kenneth Kelling Robert Locker Gary McClanahan Robert Wren Industrial arts classes prove fun, rewarding Industrial arts classes consist of metal and wood- shops, drafting, and auto mechanics. Each prove to be fun as well as rewarding. According to Gary McClanahan, woodworking in- structor, students benefit from industrial arts in three ways: by developing a hobby for spare time; by acquir- ing knowledge of a trade skill so as to design and produce a project; by getting students who would not normally go to college interested in higher education. Mr. McClanahan has had students win scholarships through their woodworking class and go on to receive degrees not even related to the woodworking industry. 1. Rodney Benson points out fine detail on his project to Gary McClanahan. 2. Larry Helms and Earl Banaster work together in auto mechanics. 3. Irvin Wildman is relieved to be safe on Lincoln grounds. 5. Leslie Graham. John Brauer, and Scott Emons receive instruction in simulator. 6. Students reluctantly begin driving in- struction. 32 n v - Ronald Baeth Larry Hayes Robert Leonard Ray McAdam Irvin Wildman Driving classes open first semester only Driver education is, by far, the most popular class taken. Five teachers handle a group of 329 students who are broken down into three parts, class, simulator, and driving instruction. Driver education will be offered first smemester only since instructors will be needed at other schools. Students who are unable to take driver education first semester will have to enroll in summer school or wait until next year. 33 Peer Helpers: (first row) Stephanie McKee, Tanya (third row) Russ Gillum, Steve Lewellyn, Robbie Grant, Warren, Tracy Schartner, Julie Severino, Lorrie Streyf- John Fraser, Matt Mitchell, Tom Ramsey, Dan Burgett, feler, sponsor, (second row) Mary Nichols, Lisa Blodgett, Ron Heritage, (not pictured) Lisa Sullivan. Dina Rich, Debbie Bunce, Selena Collett, Lory Randle, Peer helpers counsel students Peer Helpers are a selected group of students, who try to help other students through hard times and difficult situa- tions. Whether a student is confused, angered, hurt, or pressured, Peer Helpers listen. Any student can talk to a Peer Helper whether his problem is a minor situation or a major crisis. Peer Helpers donate their time to learn better communicating skills. Although they are not qualified to advise students, they act as listeners and are familiar with referral agencies that can give further help. Sponsor Lorrie Streyffeler discusses activities for Peer Helpers with senior member of the group, Lisa Sullivan. 34 Operations Food Service 3 Steve Barns Dale Collins Jeanette Dickhoff Frank Funaro Louis Gulino Gerald Knutson Charles McClelland, chief eng. Mike Miller, eng. Ronald Oxford Henry Robinson Benny Smith Nick Sposato Jerry Swain Robert Turner Michael Valder Linda Anderson Sharon Bagby Janet Boozel Mary Cook, manager Beulah Curry Joan Frederick Carolyn Nash Toni Robins Joan Rush Marianne Solem Maxine Tyler Delores Weeks Alice Wing 35 In Memory of . . . Lowell Dougherty 1922-1982 His name was Lowell Dean Dougherty, but he preferred " Jim. " He spent 30 years of his life teach- ing math. In his 18 years at Lincoln, he influenced countless students with his firm dedication to learn- ing, his warm friendliness, and his gentle humor. He expected a great deal of his students, and in return, he gave a great deal. He never failed to greet them with a friendly " Hi " and a smile. He always had " time to talk. " His students, as well as his fellow faculty members, loved and respected him. Love for his students and enthusiasm for teaching was only the tip of the iceberg with Jim Dougherty. Love and enthusiasm extended into all aspects of his life. With his wife Ruth and son John, he loved to Now you have observed my teach- ing, my conduct, my aim in life, my faith, my patience, my love, my stead- fastness . . . II Timothy 3:10 Every blade in the field every leaf in the forest lays down its life in its season as beautifully as it was taken up. Thoreau walk through the timber adjoining their rural Wau- kee home. His love of nature renewed his energy, and he spent it enthusiastically on tennis, boating, skiing, and bicycling. Ruth and Jim sponsored a senior high Youth Fel- lowship group at the Urbandale United Church of Christ, and together they enjoyed thegroup ' sactivi- ties. Tennis — the Doughertys would challenge anyone! Ski trip — let ' s go! Good teacher, loving husband and father, good neighbor, good friend, Jim Dougherty leftthe world a better place for having been here, left all of us richer for having known him. 38 Assemblies spark spirit; pride, victories prevail Pep assemblies organized by the Varsity Cheer- leaders helped fire up many athletes for victories. Batons, Drill Team, Flags, Pep band, " Flagettes " and Drama Club provided entertainment. Particularly lively was competition between the three classes to see who had the most spirit. At one assembly, three teachers represented the classes. The teacher of the winning class received a pie in the face. The seniors and Hugh Drake came out victorious. The Homecoming assembly, highlighting the year, included a " Flagette " performance and a sing- ing skit narrated by Hugh Kent and performed by John McNerney. Dan Burgett, Russ Gillum and Craig Miller. 40 ft " . 7 -fi 1. The varsity football captains show mixed emotions as they get kisses from unexpected admirers. 2. Sophomore football players fig- ure out that they re supposed to stand up and cheer. 4. Flagettes cheer on the football teams at the Homecoming assembly. 5. The football team walks through the traditional pom pon tunnel. 6. Chris Crees and Sean Neely get down to the pep band. 7. Bob Corey and Tom Cady celebrate, as Hugh Drake gets a pie in the face. I 1. Russ Gillum, Craig Miller, Dan Burgett, and John McNerney respond in song to questions about the Home- coming game. 2. Flagette captains Scott Minard and Bryce Thomson Whip it Good. 3. Homecoming court members are (first row) Lynda Ahlberg, Carla Evans, Ronda Mit- chell, Mary Gracey, and Leigh Grimes, (second row) Tony Fronk, Bryce Thomson, David Lemons, Jerri Jackman. Jeff Sellner, and Kevin Robbins. 4. Dance decorations are by Dorian Art. 5. King and Queen are presented to student body and faculty. Thomson, Jackman reign over Homecoming October 5-10 was a week to remember as the year ' s Homecoming celebrations proved to be some of the best yet. Suspense and excitement started the week off as Lynda Ahlberg, Carla Evans, Mary Gracey, Leigh Grimes, Jerri Jackman, Ronda Mitchell, Tony Fronk, Dave Lemons, Kevin Robbins, Jeff Sellner, Jeff Shaw, and Bryce Thom- son were elected to the royal court. Thursday brought forth the traditional coronation assembly as Master of Ceremonies, Sean Neely, got things off to a great start, and School Board member, Bill Keck, spoke about Rail pride and respect. Entertainment was provided by Flag Twirlers perform- ing to Groove Line, and Swing Choir sang Good Vibra- tions, Summer Me, Winter Me, and What a Difference You ' ve Made in My Life. The crowd grew silent and tension snapped as last year ' s king and queen, Tammy Rice and Neal Fraser, passed their crowns to Jerri Jackman and Bryce Thomson. The spirit exploded Friday with a pep assembly that was rated as the best one in eight years by many teachers. Drill Team received a standing ovation for their perfor- mance to Rockin ' in Paradise, and the Flagettes enter- tained the crowd to Whip it Good. Hugh Kent presented a questionnaire answered with popular songs by a quartet of singers. To climax an exciting week, the Railsplitters pulled off a 14-13 victory over Hoover with outstanding performan- ces by many players Friday night, and Saturday topped it off as Spanish Candy provided the music at the Home- coming Dance. 43 1 1. The Rail Bird, introduced by Sean Neely, makes his debut. 2. Drill Team is Rockin ' in Paradise with the traditional " L. " 3. Per- sonalities shine as Swing Choir performs for the first time. 4. Court is honored at coronation. 5. Exhausted float builders dis- play their work Friday morning. 6. Cheerleader captain Karen Harvey presents the football players with the good luck cake. 7. Flagettes show pizzazz with their chorus line. 8. The royal couple clown around after coronation. 44 Rails Club services school, community Rails Club, a community and school service organization, has been sponsored by Sally Fisher for four years. All students may partici- pate in its activities. Each month Rails Club took part in a service oriented project. Some projects included dec- orating the football field for Homecoming, holding a Halloween party at a day care center, visiting a children ' s hospital, and Christmas caroling at Commonwealth and three group homes. Annual installation of officers took place in the spring and a May-day breakfast concluded the year. Officers were Denise Johnson, president; Merry Cheers, vice-president; Michele Strong, secretary; Chris Countryman, treasurer; and Janet Ury, historian. 1. Rails Club; (first row) Donna Allison, Eileen Armentrout, Bonnie Armstrong, (second row) Sally Fisher, Holly Murphy, Beth Monahan, Lisa Sullivan, Merry Cheers, Jackie McFall. Ron Armstrong, (third row) Desiree Schooler, Cindy Vonk, Kim Pul- lium, and Laurie Havens, (not pictured) Cindy Backstrom, Clark Campos, Chris Countryman, Denise Johnson, Michele Strong, Becky Taylor, and Janet Ury. 2. Lisa Sullivan applies the finishing touches to her work of art. 3. Denise Johnson and Merry Cheers hurriedly attach a Valentine message to Sweetheart Dance goers. 4. Becky Taylor fluffs tissue flowers for the Sweetheart Dance arch. 1 2 46 Sweetheart dance opens spring activities Hearts throbbed at the annual girl-ask-guy Sweetheart Dance held Saturday, February 13 from 8-11 p.m. in the Roundhouse. Approximately 450 people attended this love-themed event spon- sored by Rails Club. The little known band Rialto played at this semi-formal occasion and Stover provided dance pictures take under an arch, traditionally decorated by Rails Club. One Sweetheart and one Man of the Year were chosen from each grade level. The six final candidates from each grade level were Sophomores Liza Bendixen, Wendy Catron, Randy Hoffman, Julie Kepart, Dave Patterson, and Jeff Rincon; Juniors Lori Barnes, Deb- bie Bunce, Dan Burgett, John Fraser, Russ Gillum, and Mary Nichols; and Seniors Lynda Ahlberg, Beth Bruckshaw, Bob Carle, Dave Lemons, Sharon Long, and Jeff Shaw. The winners were Seniors Bob Crale and Sharon Long, Juniors John Fraser and Debbie Bunce, and Sophomores Jesse Rincon and Liza Bendixon. Sweetheart Candidates: (first row) Jeff Shaw, Mary Nichols, Lori Barnes, Sharon Long, Debbie Bunce, Liza Bendixon, Julie Kepart, Wendy Catron, Russ Gillum, (second row) Dave Patter- son, Dave Lemons, Bob Carle, John Fraser, Jesse Rincon, Randy Hoffman, and Dan Burgett. (not pictured) Lynda Ahlberg and Beth Bruckshaw. 47 Super Peppers are hot on the rowdiness trail Small but mighty, Pep Club opened the new year with a different name, the Super Peppers. The name was designed to generate more enthu- siasm from the student body. Four junior officers, along with sponsor Carl Van Tuyl, spent much time planning fund raisers. Sports program sales, a car wash, and a bake sale enabled the Peppers to go to out-of-town games. The main goal of the Peppers is to let the ath- letes know that the students are behind them. Majorettes display skill; capture world rankings Spotlighting the band were two of the finest majorettes in the state. Senior Christy Welch and Sophomore Renee Coffin added sparkle and piz- zaz to four basketball games and five football halftimes. Both have earned countless awards and titles for baton twirling. At the State Fair, Christy won the Senior State Baton Championship and Renee claimed the Miss Majorette ' 81 title. Christy admitted, " With having the same teacher, style, and tricks, it ' s hard to compete against each other, like at the fair, especially since we ' re good friends. 1. The Super Peppers lead the crowd with a cheer. 2. Majorettes Christy Welch and Renee Coffin are state cham- pions. 3. Renee shines during an opening number. 4. The baton twirlers show what good friends they really are. 5. Christy performs to a 1920 s Charleston. Super Peppers officers: (standing) Roxanne Lewis, secretary; Jana Antol, treasurer; (seated) Debbie Reeves, president; Jackie McFall, vice-president. 48 Cheerleaders keep spirit, tradition alive Varsity cheerleaders sponsored by Ju- dy Griffin continued to keep school spirit growing. Cheerleaders were responsible for or- ganizing the rowdiest assemblies possi- ble. Coach Cecil Rhoads commented, " During football season, we had one of the greatest assemblies that anyone could ask for. It was a strong motivating force and there is no doubt in my mind that it helped us win our game against Hoover. " Captains Ronda Mitchell and Karen Harvey were in charge of fund raising pro- jects which includ ed selling memo pads, Homecoming mums, hats, patches and holding a garage sale. Money from these projects was used to purchase new uni- forms. 2 Photo courtesy of Re- gister and Tribune. 50 5 1. Varsity cheerleaders: (first row) Kelle Melton, Patricia Welch, Kori Foust, (second row) Kelli Keyes, Beth Bruck- shaw. Stephanie McKee, (third row) Ronda Mitchell, Susan Rosky. Karen Harvey, Debbie Bunce, (fourth row) Lisa Grubbs, Karisa Runkel. 2. Karen Harvey, Ronda Mitchell, Kelli Keyes, Karisa Runkel, and Lisa Grubbs jump for joy after a touchdown. 3. Kelle Melton cheers the basketball team on to a victory at Hoover. 4. Girls basketball squad is " all set. 5. Patricia Welch jumps energetically during the introduction of basketball players. 6. Basketball squad performs a mount before a game. Rowdy sophomore squad sparks enthusiasm, pride Working with a rowdy sophomore class, the sopho- more cheerleaders did a great job igniting spiritduring all the pep assemblies. Captain Julie Satre led her squad in cheering for various other sports including freshman, sophomore, and junior varsity wrestling and basketball. Practices started in June and continued throughout the summer months, priming the squad for their first cheer- ing event. Commenting on all the hoursspent practicing, Juliesaid, " It was really worth putting forth theeffort. We learned all the cheers well and had a good time, too. " Sophomore Cheerleaders: (first row) April Usher, (second row) Wendy McNally, Chris Combs, Kelli Mulcay, Meri Farnsworth, (third row) Kelli Leonard, Julie Satre, Carla Brown. Morning practice pays off for Number One twirlers Showing their spirit and enthusiasm, Flags highlighted theirseason with a Numberone rating in the state march- ing contest at Pella. Early morning practices began during the summer and until the end of football season. During football season, Flags performed with the Band for halftime entertain- ment. They also performed at pep assemblies and bas- ketball games. Flags had several money making projects including the annual Homecoming football raffle, car wash, bakesales, and Lincoln mugs sale. Captain Lisa Knight remarked, " It ' s been an experience and something I won ' t forget after high school, thanks to a great bunch of girls. " 6 Wendy McNally gets fired up at a pep assembly. 2. Kelli Leonard, Julie Satre, and Meri Farnsworth cheer on the wrestling team. 3. Sophomore Cheerleaders practice their mount before a game. 4. Captain Lisa Knight twirls to " Let Groove Tonight " . 5. (first row) Becky Durbin, Arlene Ishnael. Janet Ury, Sue Ponzeline, (second row) Jana Antol. Tina Peters, Leslie Ross, Wendi Wagner, Wendy Coburn, Beth Conner, (third row) Co-Captain Karen Huff, Captain Lisa Knight. 6. Tina Peters and Sue Ponzeline consentrate on their next move. 53 Drill Team: (first row) Angie Rosenbaum, Rhonda Bruno, Wilmore, Lisa Brown, Dawn Wellman, Melissa Nittler. (third row) MinnetteHeide,GinnyHeggan, Carol Askland, Amy Welch, Judy Stacie Roberts, Maria Colosimo, Joni Raymond, Cindy Ghee, Nisser, Liliana Bonanno, Merry Cheers, Jean Hoffman, (second Cheri Loomis, Julie Martin, Lori Barnes, Becky Lynch, Kris Riggs, row) Jill Stevens. Lisa Steckman, Cheryl Bartholomew, Dina Tonni Wicker, (not pictured) Hilary Brown and Julia Knaur. Rich, Captains Michele Boldt and Tammy Drummond, Marcie 54 i a in - I ; % ii a m m 4 A II A 1. Angie Rosenbaum, Liliana Bonanno, and Jean Hoffman wait to begin their dance routine to Rockin ' the Paradise at the Homecoming assembly. 2. Drill Team members Jill Stevens, Lisa Brown, Ginny Hegan, and Dawn Wellman are good sports when someone accidently glues pon poms to their bodies. 3. Senior cap- tain Michele Boldt wonders, " Will I ever catch on? " 4. Drill Team members show their enthusiasm and pride in the football team as they cheer them on to victory against Marshalltown. (above) Precise form shows as Drill Team provides half- time entertainment at a home football game. Drill Team shows spirit, enthusiasm during year Guided by first year sponsor Susan Sarver and senior captains, Michele Boldt and Tammy Drummond, Drill Team produced many exciting performances for students, faculty, and parents. With Drill Team practi- ces during the months of June and August, their first performance was at the annual Chicken Dinner in late August. They per- formed to I ' m Coming Out. Fall activities included marching with the band at home football games and attending theState Marching Band contest where Drill Team received a " 1 " rating. Rockin ' the Par- adise, Riding the Storm Out, and Freeze Frame were selected for dance routines. Michele said, " Tammy and I had a great bunch of girls to work with. They made Drill Team a fun and rewarding experience. " 55 Marching- Concert Bands show style Drum Majors Sharon Baldwin, Lori Loney, and Alan Porter led the Railsplitter Marching Band to a " one " rating in state competition at Pella. They also received a " one " rating in pre-contest at Valley. In December, they performed their annual winter concert and in March a spring program. At the beginning of April the band hosted the South Des Moines Band Festival, which included the south- side junior highs and a combined band program. On April 24, they marched in the Drake Relays parade and the following day they performed and relaxed at Adventureland. Viesha, Class Day, Commencement, and an awards dinner ended their year. 1. Lori Loney and John Norman release their hot air constructively. 2. Vicki Hastie and Sonya Har- gens show concentration and precision in march- ing. 3. Sue Jansen, Sherry Blackmore, and Susan Neal rehearse for an upcoming performance. 4. Karl Killinger conducts early morning practice. 56 Concert Marching Band; (first row) Lori Loney, Renee Coffin, John Norman, Denice Sellers, Tim Flickinger, Gina Overstreet, Tom Broder- son, Ronda Volz, Doug Power, Henry Sellers, Dean Curtis, Todd May, Ed Robinson, Doug McPhee, Bruce Gast, John DeVaul, Jeff Roe, Bon- nie Mehl, Larry Johnston, Sonya Hargens, Roby Bradford, Amy Jones, Jim Aller, Craig Jones, Karl Killinger. (second row) Dawn Hulet, Brenda Clark, Pat Fitzgerald, Gail Scarpino, Debbie Gies, Leslie Graham, Rob Riordan, Sherry Porter, Martin Arndt, Kim Newton, Bobby Heggen, James Eidbo, Tim Reid, Rod Navin, Jeff Daugherty, Brent Gast, Michelle Dorris, Tim O ' Donnell, Randy Easter, Greg Francisco (third 3 row) Margaret Smith, Nichole Gean, Terri Cross, Bob Norton, Sue Bunn, Teresa McConnell, David Stout, Eric Salmon, Missy Hupp, Pat Olson, Jay Reid, Robert Miller, Brent Willis, Sue Ericson, Shari Brown, Craig Else, Kim Howland, (fourth row) Sherri Blackmore, Diana Loney, Suzanne Janssen, Robin Hietala, Sue Neal, Paula Lange, Pam Cooksey, Jody Ferrari, Tanya Snider, Chris Countryman, Shauna McPhee, Candy McRenolds, Carolyn Sarasio, (fifth row) Julie Zelindt, Kathy Hager, Julie Robbins, Natalie Roeder, Vicki Hastie, Diana Morgan, Amy Her- man, Nancy Preston, Sue Sullivan, Amy Gants. 4 57 Jazz gains experience in concerts The pep assemblies would be very dull without the Jazz Band to add the atmosphere of enthusiasm. Their accomplishments go further than playing at pep assem- blies. The Jazz Bands have performed in contests at Ankeny, Drake University, and Oskaloosa. Other perfor- mances include the Drake Relays, Bankers Trust, and Valley National Bank. The Jazz Bands participated in the South Des Moines Jazz Festival April 15. Both Jazz I and Jazz II are a select group of musicians chosen by Director Karl Killinger. Jazz I: (first row) Henry Sellers, Amy James, Jim Killinger. (second row) Kim Howland, Ed Robison, Aller, Brent Willis, Sharon Baldwin, Lori Loney, John Randy Easter, Greg Fransisco. (third row) Shari Brown, Norman, Renee Coffin, Debbie Gies, Dawn Hulet, Karl Jeff Daughtry, Rod Navin, Sue Ericson. Jazz II: (first row) John DeVaul, Karl Killinger, Leslie Grahm, Natalie Roeder, Renee Coffin, John Norman, Kathy Hager, Sheri Porter, Julie Zeliadt. (second row) Craig Else, Rob Miller, Dean Curtis, Doug McPhee, James Eidbo, Doug Powers. 58 ■ at Orchestra members: (first row) Maria Cardenas, Donna Coltrain, Rodger Friedman, (second row) Michelle DeWitt, Laura Gants, James Brauninger, Robin Willet, Brenda Mack, Karen Sweiger. Strings entertain all James Brauninger, director, conducted the Orches- tra group to a fun filled year. A trip in April to Chicago highlighted the small tal- ented group, consisting of three first violins and three second violins, three violis, and one cello. Orchestra has performed at various retirement homes through out the year. They meet third hour four days a week and the group is open to all string players. 1. Saxaphones swing at a pep assembly. 2. Jazz band warms up before a performance. 3. Trombones perform at pep assembly. 59 Swing Choir: (first row) Tim Gedler, Carol Nelson, Craig Harvey, Stacie Roberts, Steve Blevins (piano) Jeff Strait, Laura Gants, Kelle Melton, John McNerney, Missy Toomey, Lisa Sullivan, Chuck Cantrell. (second row) Kirk Norlin, Tina Hayes, Dave Mattson, Ruthanne Patch, Heidi Bequeaith, Laurie Craig, Sheri Weeks, Jerry Roeder, Hilary Brown, Lisa Steckman, Ruth Stafford, Dave Spafford. (third row) David Bequeaith, Juanita Gedler, Eric Foust, Karisa Rinkel, Scott Davis, Rob Rhode, Ginger Hamman, Todd Murphy, (fourth row) Danny Kephart, Cindy Robinson, Curt Carpenter, Steve Smith, Craig Miller, Lucy Lyman, Marty Denny, Russ Gillum, Dan Burgett. Tribute Made it! What have I gotten myself into? This room full of strangers — what ca n I expect of them? What do they expect of me? Can I deliver? Insecurities surface, but we grow through them to Homecoming and Fall Show. Sudden flash! Forget yourself? Your job is to entertain. Reach out across the gap and sing to the people. Success! The word gets around — industrial shows, commercial shows, community shows, Operation Santa Claus. Battle Zone! Set the alarm how early? 26-hour days. Heavy schedule. Anger, dismay, accomp- lishments, joy. Performance. Set Back. Renewal! Calling on inner resources we didn ' t know we had. Picking ourselves up, going on to perfect our craft. Better every day. The best of the year ' s work at the last. Spring Show. Final retreat. Swing Choir — something like a family — a lot like life. With love, Mr. B Sparkling appearance is key to Swing Choir ' s successes Once again, Swing Choir began its busy year with a Labor Day weekend retreat at Bortell ' s Ranch. Friendships grew with the hours spent together rehearsing for their debut before parents and friends Monday evening. After retreat the choir set their minds toward the Fall Show, I ' ve got the Music in Me, which took place November 12-13. During the year, Swing performed for various organizations throughout the city, building a fine reputation which led to many special invitations. Swing Choir was asked to open the new Locust Street Mall and were the only Swing Choir to appear on KCCI ' s Operation Santa Claus. Then in April, they entertained the Friendship Force delegates from West Ger- many. Winding up the year, Swing competed in state competition at Coe College and prepared for their Spring Show. Class Day was their last performance before the student body. The Senior officers were Laurie Craig, president; David Bequeaith, vice-president; Lucy Lyman, secretary; and John McNerney, treasurer. 1 . Elvira (Steve Smith) sets Russ Gillum s heart on fire. 2. Swing Choir lights up the audience with A Brighter Day. 3. Swing Choir leans into Jazz Man. 4. Craig Miller jams on Journey ' s Dont Stop Believin . 5. The guys go Broadway with their interpretation of White Tie and Tails. 6. John McNerney charms the audience at the Fall Show with Theme from New York, New York. Chamber Chorale: (first row) Julia Knauer, Tina Hayes, Nelson, (third row) Craig Harvey, Russ Gillam, (fourth row) Tonette Soda, Laura Gants, Ruth Stafford, Rhonda Baker, Craig Miller, Mike Marturello, Dan Burgett, (fifth row) Eric Lucy Lyman, Diana Whitehead, Laurie Craig, (second row) Foust, Greg Francisco, David Bequeaith, Curt Carpenter Aimee Shirley, Dave Spafford, Jeff Strait, Tim Gedler, Carol Chamber Chorale blends with stylish compositions Chamber Chorale consists of 24 voices selected in the spring of the previous year. Voices are chosen on the ability to match and blend. At the Iowa State Small Ensemble Contest the choir easily achieved a number one rating, as did various outstanding solo performances. Three members were awarded All-State honors and had the chance to perform in a statewide chorus at the All-State Music Festival. The selection of music included exceptional com- positions like Zum Gali and Mozart ' s Regina Coeli which were much appreciated by audiences atthe Fall, Winter and Spring concerts. All-State Chorus members: Tim Gedler, Almee Shirley, and Laura Gants. 62 Concert Choir continues to dazzle audiences Concert Choir ' s time and practice showed in their per- formances throughout the year. In late September, the choir previewed their Fall Con- cert at the Southside junior highs. Next on the agenda were the preparations for the Winter Concert and the beginning of fund raisers. Cheese, jewelry, and cleaning supplies were sold along with the choir ' s annual partici- pation in the BLH drive. At the Spring Concert, they joined with the other choirs in dazzling the audience. Their final performance was at Commencement where they, along with Prep Choir, succeeded in filling Veterans Auditorium with an explosive choral sound. Concert Choir: (first row) Teresa Birnbaumer, Boni Hilsenbeck, Deb- bie Reeves, Cheryl Blackmore, Paula Soutter, Glenda Garnett, Kathy Heathcote, Patty McDowell, Ann Soroka, Kim Pulliam, Dawn DOstilio, Karissa Runkel, Kim Pulliam, Patricia Welch, Jana Stizell, Cindy Back- strom, Bobbi Poulson, Leslie Ross, Patty Fitzgerald, (second row) Selma Saxon, Kris Riggs, Margaret Noyes, Ginger Hamman, Tonette Soda, Rob Rhode, Bob Hill, Steve Miniger, Rick Bell, Bobby Martin, Dean Miller, Jerry Barrett, Roger Saylor, Mike DeReus, Sheila Wolfley, Pattie Ryan, Kelly Kirkman, Ruthanne Patch, Janet Davenport, Carroll Bennink, (third row) Bonnie Mehl, Penny Veith, Mary Melcher, Lori Barnes, Juanita Gedler, Lisa Steckman, Steve Farrington, Kirk Norlin, Jerry Roeder, Marty Denny, Neal Parkin, Steve Smith, Tony Powell, Todd Murphy, Rob Friedman, Chuck Cantrell, Glen Stewart, Hilary Brown, Kris Coleman, Liz Hardcastle, Ruth Stafford, Rhonda Baker, Sheri Youmans. (fourth row) Lucy Lyman, Julia Knauer, Aimee Shirley, Diana Whitehead, Tina Hayes, David Bequeaith, Jeff Strait, Curt Car- penter, Mike Marturello, Greg Francisco, Erick Foust, Craig Miller, Dan Burgett, Russ Gillum, Carol Nelson, Laurie Craig, Lisa Sullivan, Larua Gants, Alicia Howard, Wendy Coburn, Carolyn Reyes, (not pictured) Brenda Armentrout, Olivia Edison, Tracy Freel, Craig Harvey, Dennis Heldreth, Leora Overton, Jon Ann Scott. At the end of a long rehearsal, Dean Miller and Rick Bell put away their music to read the Railsplitter. 63 Prep Choir: (first row) Meri Farnsworth, Aita Fagerland, Denise Rumle, Lisa Muto. Dawn Pawlewski, Debbie Davis, Kelli Larison Chris Carter, Sue Neal, Danita Conn, Lisa Campos, Suzanne Janssen, Janet Klebe, Roxanne Buchanan, Anna Fillipelli, Terri Cross, Cashmara Patel, Rhond Keller, Julie Kephart, Lisa Bridgewater, Kristi Allison, Lisa Rob- bins, (second row) Mr. Bennink, Paula Lange, Anita Daghestani, Michelle Strong, Debbie Gies, Gail Scarpino, Julie McNulty, Steve Shel- ton, David Harrison, Joe Brooks, John Gilman, Jay Hoff, Rob Dittmar, Todd Hiatt, Rodney Benson, Mark Bristow, Mauricio Munoz, Ryan Andreini, Larua Goodwin, Aimee Hammond, Jan Schneider, Diane Morgan, Lisa Bendixon. (third row) Janine Lutz, Michele Heidi, Deanna Burch, Tami James, Ellyn Briles, Michelle Greenwood, Wendy McNally, Mike Sawyer, Rob Miller, Mike Leege, Scott Martin, Brent Beaman, Paul Graziano, Todd Fitzpatrick, Andy Bennink, Brent Willis, Todd Wor- thington, Kim Nelson, Tracy Johanneston, Denise Sellers, Linda George, Shari Brown, (fourth row) Wendy Catron, Ina Labuschagne, Natalie Roeder, Missy Myers, Lisa Leeper, Patty Davenport, Sue Wil- more, Holly Murphy, Julie Hendricks, Nedra Terry, Kile Snider, David Anderson, Brenton Burnett, Chris Hiatt, Todd Speck, Mike Marturello, Brian McCoy, Bryan King, Jeff Johnson, Lance Thompson, Mark Thompson, Karen Risebeck, Theresa Gerst, Nancy Preston, Brenda Clark, Sue Sundahl, Krista Hohler. New Prep Swing astounds audiences " We had an exceptionally talented Prep Choir this year, " commented Director Carroll Bennink. The 57 selected sophomores were devoted to learning and per- forming their music at various concerts. The course is a prerequisite for all other music groups and is designed to mature and strengthen voice quality. New talents were discovered with the addition of Prep Swing. The choir consisted of 36 singers and a4-member band, all chosen from Prep Choir. The group met every morning at 7 a.m. to rehearse because of Mr. Bennink ' s full schedule, showing their perserverance and stamina. Prep Swing: (first row) Nancy Preston, Wendy McNally, Maruricio Munoz, Anita Fagerland, Rob Miller, Lisa Leeper, Dawn Pawlewski, Karen Risbeck, Brent Willis, Scott Martin, Lisa Bridgewater, Kim Nelson, (second row) Debbie Gies, Sherry Blecker, Patty Davenport, Mark Bris- tow, Wendy Catron, Diane Morgan, Julie Kephart, Sue Sundahl, Chris Hiatt, Todd Speck, (thrid row) Rob Dittmar, Rhonda Keller, Natalie Roeder, Brenton Burnett, Andy Bennink, Paul Graziano, Steve Shelton. (fourth row) Jay Hoff, Brent Beaman, Todd Worthington, David Anderson, Jeff Johnson, Mike Sawyer, Todd Fitzpatrick, Kile Snider, David Harrison, Mike Leege. (not pictured) Karla Johnston. 64 Glee members participate in vocal music concerts Glee Club had an impressive year. They began with a mini-tour of the Southside juniors highs, and sang at three choral concerts, finishing with a salute to the graduating seniors at Commencement. Like the other choirs, they participated in fund rais- ers. The canisters of popcorn and candy they sold went well and added revenue to their fund for new choral robes. Director Carroll Bennink seems pleased with the sounds of the alto section. Glee Club: (first row) Vickie Brown, Cindy Ghee, Teresa Birnbaumer, Brenda Robinson, Paula Hesseltine, Bonnie Armstrong, Patricia Dondlinger, Mary Kauzlarich, Cindy Backstrom, Lana Inman, Suzanne Shoemaker, Echo Baker, Karen Portinga, Angela Rizzutti. (second row) Car- roll Bennink, Ronda Chapman, Tracy Arpy, Ramona Qui- jano, Lora Mafford, Ramale Lee, Karen Harris, Josephine Carboni, Laruie Havens, Chris Allen, Pauline Barrett, Michelle Cole, Mary Beakler, Lisa Reeves, (thrid row) Kaleen Hickman, Lisa Dudley, Laura Humphrey, Joy Berks, Melody Herocheta Doni Schrock, Karla Hayes, Liz Pinnick, Lucia DeAngelis, Teresa Titus, Robin Cotter, Cheryl Cox, Angie Peterson, (not pictured) Vicki Cerrato, Julie Dickhoff, Lisa Harris, Patty McGee, Kelly Lester. 65 Dorian Art exhibits talents in paintings, posters, awards Ever wonder who creates the clever pos- ters during the football season and who decorates the front hall during Christmas? Dorian Art, a group of 35 select artist is responsible. Dorian Art members meet with usual art classes at their level but they are responsi- ble for Dorian Art activities outside of class. Some of these activities are decorating the Homecoming gym and an arrangement of Christmas pictures for the front hall. These pictures consisted of Santas house, skiing elves and Santas sleigh. During football season they make clever football posters which are worked on before or after school. These signs can be found every Friday across from the cafeteria. Dorian Art also purchases a work of art every year for the school. This year ' s paint- ing was especially drawn for Dorian Art by Mark Marturello, Lincoln graduate who was active in Dorian Art. This painting is a col- lage of many different aspects of Marturel- lo ' s work. Dorian Art collection includes 15 very valuable paintings, totaling over $5- 10,000. Most of their displays are in the art room but others can be found in the cousel- ing center and other offices. The Scholastic Art contest is open to all art students. The contest was held in Ames Febrary 2 - March 9. Amber Parkin and Sandi Morgan each received the 2nd high- est award, the gold key. Honorable mention went to Rod Leach and Eric Foust. Dorian Arts goal is to someday have a special room of art work set up for students and faculty to observe. 1. Pheuane Lovan works diligently on one of her paintings. 2. " Santa " is one of the four Christmas paint- ings that appeared in the front hall. 3. One of the many paintings displayed in the art room. Dorian Art officers: (left to right) Eric Foust, president; George Johnson, vice- president and secretary; Sue Harter, Treasurer; Katy Llewellyn, historian. 66 First row: Eric Hamilton, Eric Foust, George Johnson, Nora Myers, Deena Stubbs, Cathy Atwood, Crystal Howe, Pheuane Lovan, Tamara Davis. Second row: Kim Hutchison, John Stenberg, Marsha Lewellen, Katy Llewellyn, Sue Harter, Eliza- beth Zaiser, Missy Dickson, Jerri Jackman, Jerilyn Duff, Randy Horn, Rod Leach, Bob Hill, John Bol- ton, Tim Lindemoen. Thrid row: John Braswell, John Carpino, Alan Stanley, Tracy Schartner, Doug Alexander, Steve Downey, Mike Van Patten. Not Pictured: Sandra Morgan, Amber Parkin, Christina Thomas, Todd Rooney, David Zeller. Talented staff works to print Railsplitter The Railsplitter staff, led by Editor-in-chief Scott Johnson, worked successfully to complete 12 issues of the newspaper. The members of the newspaper staff worked diligently to seek out intriguing topics for each issue of the paper. " Most of the people are compatible members to work with, " commented Scott Johnson. " We all work seriously to complete each issue of the Railsplitter. " The paper was delivered during first hour of every other Friday. 3 1. Tony Bassett and Carmen Kauzlarich fold newspapers before first hour delivery. 2. Dave Mattson relaxes with a good paper - the Tribune. 3. The newspaper staff uses many gallons of rubber cement for their paste-ups, but Bryce Thomson likes to imply it has other uses. 4. Editor-in-chief Scott Johnson reviews one of his staff s finished products. 5. Tom Guessford appears uninterested as Advisor Diane Weir and Scott Johnson engage in an intellegent discussion. 6. Mary Guy folds the bi-weekly paper. 7. Kelle Melton takes a break from her staff duties to take a plunge in some Christmas cake. 8. Newspaper staff (first row) Jackie Perkins, Leigh Ann Wolfe, Kelle Melton, Advisor Diane Weir and Sue Whitfield, (second row) Robert Weberg, Tom Guessford, Bryce Thomson, Jim Jones, Scott Johnson, David Matson, Jon Van Cleve, and Dave Spafford. (not pictured) Tomy Basset, Stacy DiMaggio, Mary Guy, Carmen Kauzlarich, and Jim Pierce. 69 Yearbook staff: (first row) Brad Moist, Jonette Noble, Nancy Wilson, Beth Sabbag, Karen Abbott, Ronda Mitchell, Jill Freel, Pascuzzi, Lori Maldonado, Susan Rosky, Mary Salvaggio. Beth Bruckshaw. (fourth row) Liz Frome, Jon Batye, Rick Felice, (second row) Lisa Sullivan, Lisa Knight, Cindy Bresnahan, Dave Nicoletto, Vicki Knight, (not pictured) Regina Navin, Karen Brenda Camp, Laurie Craig, (third row) Chuck Caligiuri, Allen Harvey. Yearbook staff rides rails to capture new ' 82 theme What better than the railroad to reflect the theme of the Lincoln Railsplitters. That ' s how the yearbook staff felt as they carried out the theme Riding the Rails to the Future, led by Advisor Diane Weirand Co-editorsin Chief Regina Navin and Jonette Noble. A workshop at Drake helped to aid inexperienced journalists. Although early deadlines were met slowly, eventually the yearbook began to take shape. Late deadlines were met head-on with increased effi- ciency. The yearbook went to press in late April and was distributed May 18. 1. Advisor Diane Weir hears more bad news about another yearbook deadline. 2. Co-editors, Regina Navin and Jonette Noble, along with Karen Harvey and Rick Felice, discover being on the yearbook staff can be hard work. 3. Beth Bruckshaw plans her layout. 4. Liz Frome, along with Nancy Pascuzzi and Laurie Craig, look for pictures of themselves in a layout. 5. Jon Batye diligently types copy. 6. Brenda Camp searches for the perfect picture. 7. Nancy Pascuzzi shows Beth Sabbag the penalty for a late deadline. Curiosity ignites as play takes off The " Curious Savage " was the winter play presented in the auditorium February 4-5. It took place in a mental institution for wealthy patients. The story ' s plot centers around a family who commits their mother, Mrs. Savage, played by Kim Stichen, to the institution. Thefamily does this so they can inherit her estate, but come to find out Mrs. Savage turned her fortune into a little bundle of bonds and took them to the institution with her. The family members go on a rampage as they discover the loss of their money. The play was directed by Wayne Silka, drama department, and cast members rehearsed every day after school making the show a pleasant success. 1. Kim Stichen explains to Chris Daugherty that her hair looks like the matted end of a coconut. 2. Rob Dittmar (left) disagrees with the evil ploys of the Savage family, played by Ron Kerr, Jim Lile, and Joan Noble, 3. Patients of the institu- tion listen as Kim Stichen talks about her unhappiness. 4. Torsha Franklin tries desperately to remember her line as Bob Hill (background) tries to cure her. 73 Thespians present ' Skin of Our Teeth ' The unique play, By the Skin of Our Teeth, was performed October 22, 24 in the auditorium. It led the audience through a plot that sarted 5000 years ago and ended up in the present day. Excel- lent acting was displayed by stars Tom Grubbs and Sharon Baldwin as Mr. and Mrs. Antrobus, and Beth Sabbag as the fortune teller. The play was very dif- ferent and the audience was forced to pay close attention to follow the story. The play was directed by Wayne Silka, drama department, who led the case into four weeks of after-school practices, thus making the play a great success. 1. Beth Sabbag tells the audience what the future will bring to the Antrobus family. 2. Mr. Antrobus, played by Tom Grubbs, points out 74 the necessity of showing good will to neigh- bors. 3. Rhonda Keller talks about her role in the Antrobus family. Mimes perform, raise money Involved in a variety of activities, Mimes put on mini-shows for high school and a specieal performance at Nollen Plaza. Captain Mary Gates kept her mime troupe busy scheduling weekly practices and holding fund raisers to assist many of their shows. The Mimes collected much of their money by painting faces on children for $1 at Southridge Mall. Sponsor was Carol White, English department, who gave advice, selected show places, and set up her room for rehearsals. Tryouts were held in early Janu- ary, and five new members were added to the group. 1. Mimes (first row) Susan Wilmore, Joan Noble, Karisa Runkel, Ruth Stafford, (second row) Joan Hooper, Sean Neely, Mary Gate, Jon Van Cleve, (third row) Tony Powell, and Sandy Morgan. 2. Ruth Stafford, Joan Noble, and Mary Gates get physical with fellow member Sean Neely. 75 V D.J. ' s present shows develop valuable skills Every Monday and Wednesday nights from 6-7, Radio Club presented their show on station KDPS; 88.1. Led by sponsor Meg Olson, Radio Club pro- vided school news, occasional interviews, and a variety of music while completing another fun and exciting year. Radio Club members gained valuable exper- ience by working with broadcasting equipment, improving speaking skills, and producing their own show. Members included: Mark Hall, president; Evan Folk, vice-president; Shawna Simas, secretary; Selma Saxton, publicity; Jon Ann Scott, music; Len Harvel, Cindy Backstrom, Bill Foster, Steve Landess, Desi Schooler, Todd Syverson, Roger Karnes, Jeff Clapper, Maria Cardenes, Glenda Garnett, Carolyn Bagwell. Miss Olson commendted, ' The highlight of the year was watching the D.J. ' s improve from the beginning of the year to the end. Radio Club also provided the members with the opportunity to see if they wished to pursue careers in radio. " Special recognition should goto Mark Hall who was chosen Most Valuable member for the last two years. 1 .) Maria Caredenas has a good time on the air. 2.) Leonard Harviel chooses a record to play next. 76 2 Members of bike club plan extended trips, fun Under the direction of Shirley Corkhill and Al Foote, the Bicycle Touring Club started its third year with many exciting touring plans. Last year ' s 30-mile roundtrip to Booneville was their longest trip, where they stayed for break- fast and visited local businesses. Along with another trip to Booneville this year, the club plans to take trips to Ankeny, Carlisle, Mar- tinsdale, Van Meter, and Indianola. Seen in the future are two major trips to Ames and Jester Park. Most rides are planned on Saturdays, with a one-week in advance notice. This enables stu- dents to choose only the trips they want most. The club is, according to President David May, designed mainly for the fun, exercise, and fresh-air. Maintenance and safety information is gained by the experience of riding. Com- menting on this year ' s participation, Miss Cork- hill said, " I was real excited about the large number of students who signed up for the club. Many students even signed up after the club had started. " 1 .) Bicycle Club President David May displays the stylish apparel worn by most members. 2.) Bicycle Club members: (first row) Amy Lapham, Mary Nichols, Carolyn Sarasio, Julie McNulty. (second row) Bill May, Mark Tungesvik, Dan Birchette, Robin Willett, Theresa Gerst, Jerry Curnes, Linda George, (third row) Shirley Corkhill, David May, Lisa Sullivan, Al Foote. 77 1. Student Council officers: (seated) Angela Jasper, president; Tony Bejarno, chief justice; (standing) Sharon Long, sec- retary; and Joleen Flatt, treasurer. 2. Don Boss wonders if he has made the right decision to give blood. 3. This isn ' t that bad! ' ' smiles Tammy Drummond. 4. Presi- dent Angela Jasper starts the canned food drive rolling. 5. Alan Stanley answers vital questions about his medical history. 6. A Blood Center volunteer gives Doug Bixler a mini examination. 78 Student Council sponsors blood drive, many activities Student Council, a school service organization, com- pleted the year with a long list of accomplishments includ- ing selling spirit ribbons during football season, holding a canned food drive in the fall, sponsoring the Mistletoe Dance, and conducting the Blood Drive March 4-5. They were able to provide 15 Southside families with turkeys, bread, and vegetables at Thanksgiving time as a result of the canned food drive. Ninety People, including students and faculty, donated to make the Blood Drive a great success. Student Council is sponsored by Dennis Peacock. Offic- ers met the second and fourth Thursday of each month to discuss promblems brought to them by students and to plan upcoming events. President Angela Jasper stated, " I feel we have accomp- lished a majority of our goals this year, and we are hopeful that Student Council will draw even more interest in the future. " 79 Excited travelers journey worldwide Every year during spring break juniors travel to New York and Washington D.C. as part of the U.N. Tour of Greater Des Moines. Selections were based on aca- demic achievement and extracurricular activities. Five Lincoln juniors left Iowa for seven days to see sights in Washington D.C. like the Smithsonian and the Supreme Court. Maceys, the worlds largest store, Rocke- feller Center and Broadway highlighted New York City. July was the month that nine Lincoln students left to see Eruope. The trip covered Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Franceand England. Highlightsof thetrip were St. Peters Cathedral in Rome, Eiffel Tower in Paris, and the Buckingham Palace in England. The trip is sponsored by the American Institute of Foreign Study. Shirley Corkhill and Gary McClanahan chaperoned the trip. 1. Tocumsca, a statue at the U.S National Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, is supposed to bring good luck to the midshipmen before finals if they throw money at him. He ' s painted green to observe St. Patricks Day. 2. A major tourist attrac- tion found in Paris is the Eiffel tower. 3. The nation s Capitol in Washington D.C. is a must " for tourists. ml If Europe Trip (first row) Hilary Brown, Kelle Melton, (second row) Gary McClanahan, Beth Graff, Matt Amend, Pat Rogers, Shirley Corkhill, Bill Crist, Kirk Mitchell, Carolyn Sarasio. flip . South Americans visit Dcs Moines Coming to a different country, not knowing the customs, was a challenging experience for Jorge Zagorski and Jane Moreira who also had to get used to a different type of school system. Jorge and Jane came to Des Moines under the Youth for Under- standing International Student Exchange program. Jorge came from an all-male, private, religious school where uniforms are required. Sports aren ' t relied on for entertainment but soccer, basketball, and volleyball are major sports in Argentina. Unlike Americans, rivalries aren ' t between other schools but between the different grades in the same school. Forentertainment, instead, they attend parties from 10 until 3:00 a.m. Jane ' s experiences included getting used to going to school all day and changing rooms for different classes. In Brazil school is from 7:30 a.m. until noon, and instead of the students changing classrooms, the teachers do the moving around. Popular sports in Brazil are also soccer, basketball, and volleyball. 1. Jorge enjoys the luxury of a pinball game since in Argentina the playing age is 18 or older. 2. Lincoln ' s foreign exchange students are Jorge Zagorski from Argentina and Jane Moreira from Brazil. 3. Maria Creagh lights the candles for Jane s first birthday in the U.S. 81 Current i i H awk s Sweet smell of roses The Iowa Hawkeyes dramatic berth in the Rose Bowl sent thousands of enthusiasticfans to Pasadena, Califor- nia, to cheer their Hawks on against the Washington Hus- kies. Hopes of bringing home the roses, however, quickly vanished as the Hawkeyes were badly beaten 28-0, by a talented Huskie team. Though the loss proved dishear- tening to both players and fans, most felt honored in representing the Big-Ten in college football ' s most prom- inent post-season bowl. The Hawks were led by third year coach Hayden Fry and a hardnosed defense in finishing the regular season as Big-Ten co-champs with an 8-3 record. More impor- tantly were big victories over highly ranked Michigan, UCLA, and Nebraska which provided the Hawks with well deserved national recognition. The Rose Bowl berth, however, didn ' t arrive until the final day of the season, when Ohio State upended Michi- gan and Iowa stomped Michigan State sending the Haw- keyes to their first rose bowl appearance since 1958. Rolling Stones concert Iowa was the site of many major concerts this year. Foreigner, Journey, REO Speedwagon, Neil Diamond, Air Supply and many other popular groups graced Iowa stages. The most talked about though, was the Rolling Stones concert at the UNI-Dome in Cedarfalls, November 23. Lines started forming early the day before tickets were to be sold and the concert was sold out in a matter of hours. Rain didn ' t stop the Stray Cats from opening the con- cert, with a few songs in a similar style to that of the Stones. After a 45 minute opening, the Stones were wel- comed out by a cheering crowd. They played a wide variety of their biggest hits, beginning with " Under My Thumb " . The end of the concert came quickly and people were still in an uproar. With the final song " Satisfaction " , the Stones finished off their concert with one encore. Com- menting on theconcert, Rick Felice said, " I do believethe Stones left us satisfied " . Old Man Winter " Des Moines, a surprising place " held true when it came to the weather. Des Moines experienced every type of weather possible during the entire year all within four winter months. January 1 1 the temperature fell to a chilling 22 below 82 Events 2 with a wind-chill of 67 below. Cars didn ' t start and travel was hazardous due to the extreme cold and blowing and drifting snow. School was cancelled forthree Mondays in a row. The weather showed its flexibility with a record break- ing high of a bright and sunny 68 degrees February 22 and then dipped to a cool low of 34 degrees the following day. Several inches of snow soon accumulated making travel hazardous on 100 percent ice-covered freeways and snow-covered roads. Sunshine came and melted most of the ice and snow. But, as soon as the slush came, Des Moines was again blanketed with a few more inches of now. Sleet made travel scarce and cars collided with snowbanks, tele- phone poles, and other vehicles. The record snowfall was 7 inches January 2, with an accumulation of 11 .6 inches over a 3-day span. The start of tornado season was well ahead of schedule as Des Moines experienced a tornado watch. Thunder- storms, rain, fog, and a flash flood watch took over to end the memorable winter of ' 81 - ' 82. Closing of Tech With spirit and dedication, Tech High students, pa- rents, alumni, and faculty protested the closing of Tech in 3 order to turn it into a resource center. Their protests resulted in suspensions, later withdrawn, and TV cover- age. The proposed resource center will be available to the five local high school upperclassmen who wish to attend. These students will attend their home high school for one-half day and attend the center for the other half day. Resource center classes will consist of vocational classes and advanced-level academic courses. Centraliz- ing the advanced-level classes may solve the low enroll- ment problems these classes have suffered in the individ- ual high school. However, vast problems, still unresolved, exist in implementing the program. The last graduating class from Tech will be the class of ' 86. Next year ' s freshmen will be the last freshmen class enrolled, if the plan for the resource center is approved by the School Board in November. 1. Mick Jagger sings one of the Stones ' famous songs. 2. The Living History Farm is blanketed with a typical winter snowfall. 3. Concerned students and citizens protest the closing of Tech. 83 86 87 Baggers place 4th in Metro With a young and inexperienced team, the Baggers started the sea- son off slow. As the season pro- gressed, they put things together to take fourth in the Metro. With a record of 8-6 and an overall record of 11-13, they placed behind East, Dowling and Valley. The Baggers experienced sec- tional action by defeating Urban- dale 4-0; then moved on to districts, only to fall to Roosevelt 2-3. " Our season ended a little short, but weshould have a strong team for next year, " said Coach Bob Locker. Post season honors went to Scott Harrison and Tim Lewis who were named second team All Metro. Honorable mention honors went to Dirk Rich and Bryan Bemisdarfer. Returning letterwinners Mike Bonanno, Rick Biondi, Bob Carle, Tony Fronk, Nick Funaro, Gary Guthrie, Ed Heritage, Scott Harri- son, Rick Johnson, Tim Lewis, Kevin Robbins and Jeff Shaw will all help make an outstanding team for the 1982 season. 1. Scott Harrison displays his enthusiasm for the game. 2. Jeff Shaw lets loose of his fast ball. 3. Team members pretend to be inter- ested in the game. 4. Gary Guthrie in pre- game action. Varsity Baseball: (first row) Kevin Rob- bins, Tony Fronk, Nick Funaro, Bryan Bemisdarfer, Tim Lewis, (second row) Gary Guthrie, Scott Harrison, Jim Rosas, Rick Johnson, Mike Bonanno, (third row) Scott Anderson, Dirk Rich, Jeff Shaw, Todd DeMoss, Bob Carle, Nino Monta- naro, (fourth row) Ed Heritage, Rick Biondi, Coach Bob Locker. 88 89 Varsity Softball: (first row) Jill Joss, Tanya Warren, Anna Dale, Thompson, (third row) Coach Jerry Schartner, Carolyn Nash, Jeannette Painovich, Vicki Knight, (second row) Deena Chiesa, Angela Livengood, Bobbi Rice, Karen Turk, Tammy Rice, Michelle Ronda Chia, Jill Stevens, Sue Smith, Michele Chia, Liz Frome, Mary L ' Estrange, Coach Larry Hayes. Undefeated, Rails take Metro Crown Accomplishing something never done before in Metro history, the girls ' softball team went undefeated through the Metro season. Although they finished second in the state tournament in 1980 and continued to play in championship form, the season ended short when they did not gain a spot in state tourney action. Even though they defeated East three times in the regular season, the Rails fell to the Scarlets in dis- trict play. Pitcher Mary Thompson said, " It ' s really hard playing a team four times. By the third or fourth time they are bound to catch on to the pitcher ' s style. " Thompson blazed through the season with her new-found drop ball boosting her season record to an outstanding 27 wins and 4 losses, 28-5 overall. Leading the team in hitting were Karen Turk, Mary Thompson, and Liz Frome, with averages of .357, .340, and .330 respectively. Post season honors went to Liz Frome, Tammy Rice, Sue Smith, Mary Thompson, and Karen Turk, each of whom were chosen for first team All Metro. Ronda Chia received second team All Metro, and honorable mention went to Vicki Knight, and Tanya Warren. Returning letterwinners for ' 82are Michele Chia, Deena Chiesa, Liz Frome, Jill Joss, Vicki Knight, Michelle L ' Estrange, Angela Liven- good, Jeannette Painovich, Bobbi Rice, Jill Stevens, Mary Thompson, and Tanya Warren. 1. Coach Hayes discusses team strategy with Tammy Rice. 2. Vicki Knight and Liz Frome grab a swig between innings. 3. Sue Smith develops her golf skills on the dia- mond. 4. Pitcher Mary Thompson lets loose of her famed drop ball. 91 Following varsity ' s steps, JV takes 1st in Metro JV softball finished their season with a Metro record of 10-2, and an overall record of 11-3. Outstanding players for the Rails were Michele Chia and Bobbi Rice who compiled a pitching record of 11-3. In hitting, Michelle L ' Estrange ended the season with a batting average of .475, while Jeannette Pai- novich was a close second with an average of .405. " This is by far one of the finest JV teams we have ever had. They will play a major role on the varsity team next year, " said Coach Jerry Schartner. 1. JV shows how to play tough defense. 2. Jeannette Painovich shows her homerun style. 3. Bobbi Rice really concentrates on the game. 4. Liz Frome, Vicki Knight, and Mary Thompson look forward to playing on the newly constructed softball diamond. 1 JV Softball: (first row) Kim Kesselring, Tonette Soda, (third row) Michelle L ' Est- Jill Stevens, Jeannette Painovich, Lynnie range, Margret Gorsche, Bobbi Rice, Knight, Jill Joss, (second row) Deena Angela Livengood, Terri Fritz, Coach Chiesa, Debbie Lukehart, Michele Chia, Jerry Schartner. 92 93 Batye qualifies for State for second time Boys ' Cross Country: (first row) Mike Bennett, Steve Lewellen, Wayne Knutson, Marturello, Mauricio Munoz, Mike Sterns, Mat McClain, (not pictured) Tom Nash, Brian Milton, (second row) David lanum, Mike Dereus. Jon Batye, Dave Spafford, Coach Dave The Harriers ended their season with a seventh place finish in the district meet. Captain Jon Batye managed a fifth place finish qualify- ing him for his second state meet. In the state meet, Batye found compe- tition to be a little better than in the district and managed a respectable 23rd place finish. In the Urbandale Classic, captains Dave Spafford and Jon Batye defended their title and came away victorious with a one, two finish in the senior division. Unfortunately, the Harriers could not place in the other classes and finished third in the team title. Spirits were high heading into the Metro meet until Sophomore Doug Hensley moved and transferred to North. Rain and cold dampened spirits more as the Harriers were only able to place fourth. The Harri- ers were paced by Seniors Jon Batye, Mat McClain, and Dave Spafford. 1. Captain Jon Batye picks up the pace at the Bobcat Invitational. 2. Captain Dave Spaf- ford strides out to lead the opposition. 3. Mat McClain shows pure exhaustion toward the finish of a long two mile race. 4. Captains Jon Batye, Dave Spafford and Chris Daugherty get crazy before the Metro Meet. 5. David Lanum turns on the speed to blow away Val- ley opponent. 6. Dave Spafford and Jon Batye stride out together in Metro Meet. 95 Inexperience, injuries hamper girls With only two returning letter- winners, the girls ' cross country team used early meets to gain expe- rience. A dual meet victory over Southeast Polk got the girls on the winning track. Returning letter- winners were Sue Ericson and Becky King. Injuries to Captain Sue Ericson left the team without leadership. Taking over the number one spot was Freshman Sheryle Crees who ran very competitively all year. Freshman Marci Sterns ran with a lot of form and was probably the strongest in endurance. Captain Chris Daugherty, who lacked endurance but had speed to burn, performed well and showed leadership capability on and off the course. Sophomore Becky King was a big help with her experience and con- sistency. Sophomore Carolyn Sara- sio showed dedication, running all year with an injured knee. Freshman Natalie Rush was able to run only one race all year because of painful shin splints. Coach Phil Martin said, ' Thegirls ' distance running team started as a young and inexperienced team when several past letterwinners did not return. However, the girls worked hard, finishing fourth in the Metro. In the district competition only two Metro teams finished above them, and I was extremely proud of their eighth place finish out of 19 district teams. " 1. Marci Sterns looks strong as she heads for the last mile at the Karpan Invitational. 2. The girls get out fast at the Metro meet. 3. Carolyn Sarasio strides out in pain. 4. Captain Chris Daugherty leads a band of Railsplitters through a tough two mile race. Girls ' Cross Country: (first row) Carolyn Sarasio, Marci Sterns, Sue Ericson, (second row) Chris Daugherty, Natalie Rush, Becky King, Sheryle Crees, Coach Phil Martin. 96 97 Injuries sideline gymnasts, shorten season Coach Tom Cady and Debbie Goetz, assisting, led the gymnastics team to Dowling for their first and only meet. Senior Lori Neas and Freshman Linda Pierschbacher were the only entries from Lincoln. Twenty-six girls started praticing for the meets but the number soon narrowed down to fourteen. Out of those fourteen only seven were able to compete; the others were side- lined with injuries. Returning varsity members were Senior Lori Neas, Sophomores Tonya DeAngelo and Kim Thacker. Other varsity members were Juniors Dawn Rector, Dawna Stevenson and Pat Welch; Sophomores Carla Brown, Jodi Raper and Mary Scar- cello; and Freshmen Linda Pierschbacher from Weeks Junior High. From McCombs Junior High, competing freshmen were Billie Faukhauser, Dianne Rissman, and Tammy Thompson. Tracy DeGroote and Cindy Huff competed from Weeks. Other members included Sophomores Ellyn Briles and Rhonda Keller and Junior Brooke Daniels. 1. Carla Brown practices her front ara- besque. 2. Kim Thacker goes through her routine before the big meet. 3. Dawn Rector masters the uneven parallel bars. 4. Mary Scarcello does stretching warm ups before working out. 5. Thacker works out on the beam. 6. Lori Neas prepares for her double somersault dismount with a half twist. Gymnastics (first row) Karla Brown, Kim Mercer, Dawn Rector, Linda Pierschbacher (second row) Lori Neas, Kim Thacker, Jody Raper, Mary Scarcello. 98 Slow start, Matmcn finish well Coach Larry Hayes ' grapplers started off the season slow but ended on a strong note. The Rails, composed mainly of underclass- men, lacked important experience in the upper weights. Despite their relative inexpe- rience, they managed to capture team titles at both the Lincoln and the Knoxville Invitationals. The Rails also graobed a second place finish in the Ottumwa Invitational and battled o a fourth place finish in the Newto 1 Invitational. Dual meet victories were hard to come by, but the Rails finished with a 4-7 dual record and look forward to a promising season next year. 1. Rick Tomlinson tries to escape oppo- nents hold. 2. Clark Nelson has Dowling s man under control. 3. Todd Rooney works for a pin against North. 4. Clark Campos awaits the referee ' s signal. 5. Mike Stearns catches his opposition off guard. 100 J V wrestlers show strength throughout season Wrestling Team: (first row) Clark Nelson, Wayne Knutson. Daryl Brian Layman, Chris DeMoss, Assisting Coach David McGinnis. Lindsey, Todd Rooney, Mike Stearns, Chad Duckworth, Chris Mon- Coach Larry Hayes, Todd Christianson, Kevin Robbins, Jim Voitel, ahan, Clark Campos, Rick Tomlinson, Jeff Sellner. Mark Cox, Todd Davis, (third row) Tony Ivory, Ron Barton, Doug Deardon, (second row) Trainer Brent Boughn, John Blecker, Rick Keeling, Mark Davidson, Steve Dunham, Steve, Morris, Tom Campbell. 101 Varsity Football: (first row) Terry Balnter, Russ Glllum, Dan Field, Pat Wilson, Jerry Barrett, Rick Bell, Kevin Robbins, Andy Edwards, John Coppi, John Dickey, Gregg Prentice, (second row) Jeff Lowry, manager; Earl Banister, Jay Hanson, Scott Cozad, Matt Amend, Jim Gorsche, Larry Lewis, Steve Lanum, John Carplno, Roy Enslow, Rick Johnson, Mike Woods, Dave Nicoletto, Glenn Stewart, (third row) Ed Rivera, Mark Cox, Marty Geyer, Andy Lewis, Tony Fronk, Assistant Coach Ace Hendricks, Head Coach Cecil Rhoads, Assist- ant Coach Hugh Drake, Bob Carle, Jeff Sellner, Mike Gilliam, Scott Meyer, Tom Champ, (fourth row) Tom Guessford, statistician; Pat Drottz, assistant trainer; Eric Hamilton, Bob Ingvall, Larry Johnston, Tim Gedler, Howard Cook, Doug Bixler, Jerry Roeder, Brian Ankeny, Matt Mitchell, Jim Brandt, Brent Boughn, trainer; Ho Chae, Tim Guessford, statistician, (fifth row) Chris Monahan, Dan Chas- tain, Clark Nelson, Dave Prentice, Pat Rodgers, Jeff Strait, Dave Bequeaith, Bryce Thomson, Eric Stimple, Tom Ramsey, John Funke. Underrated Rails earn respect With many teams returning qual- ity players, the Rails were picked to lose their first six games. Going into each game as an underdog, how- ever, gave the Rails incentive to prove their critics wrong. The Rails finished the season tied for third place in the Metro and had playoff hopes up until the end. Hard work, dedication, and a lot of enthu- siasm were the main characteristics of the team. The Gridders opened theirseason against fifth rated Marshalltown. At halftime, the Rails were trailing 3-0 in a hard fought defensive battle. Then in the fourth quarter, a 65-yard touchdown pass provided the Rails with their first upset victory of the season. After suffering two hard fought defeats to highly rated East and Dowling, the Rails faced a tough Roosevelt team. Using an explosive ground attack and a hard nosed defense, the Rails were able to pull their second surprise of the season, 20-12. 1. Senior Jay Hanson runs the ball after a kickoff. 2. Dan Chastain adds another tackle to his season record of 1 1 0. 3. Lincoln ' s tough defense lines up against an opponent. 4. Tony Fronk and Tom Champ move in to rec- over a fumble caused by a Lincoln defender. 103 Gridders finish strong at 5-4 With two upsets already accomp- lished, the Gridders anxiously awa- ited their clash with third ranked Valley. This game proved to be the Rails finest performance of the season as they went into halftime trailing the powerful Tigers, 14-7. In the second half, the Rails proved to be equally tough as they took the lead, 16-14, with just a few minutes remaining. Hopes of another upset, however, were eliminated as the Tigers com- pleted a controversial pass to the one-yard line and then scored with just seconds remaining, sending the Gridders to an undeserving defeat. The Rails recovered in time to defeat Hoover in an emotional Homecoming victory, going on to defeat North and Tech, and finish- ing the season at 5-4 with a tough loss to Newton. ' The Railsplitters once again were saddled with one of the toughest schedules in the state and proved with dedication and hard work that they can play with the best, " com- mented Coach Cecil Rhoads. Five players were chosen to the first team All-Metro roster: Dave Bequeaith, defensive tackle; Tom Champ, linebacker; Dan Chastain, defensive back; Tony Fronk, offen- sive guard; and Bryce Thomson, halfback and punter. 1. Lincoln prepares to kickoff against Mar- shalltown. 2. Bob Carle attempts a pass as John Dickey and Bob Ingvall shutout North defenders. 3. Halfback Bryce Thomson cuts up field for a big gainer. 4. Dave Bequeaith and Tom Champ prepare to put the " crunch " on a Newton ball carrier. 5. A determined John Coppi runs a quick pitch right as Dave Nicoletto leads the interference. 6. Varsity coaches Ace Hendricks, Cecil Rhoads, Sophomore coach Gary McClanahan, and Hugh Drake show mixed emotions during a close game. 7. Jeff Sellner wraps up a Tech ball carrier. 104 105 Sophomores endure long season Even though they won only three games, the sophomore squad showed good potential by battling through a tough season. Opening their season with a vic- tory over Indianola, the young Rails then suffered four consecutive defeats before pulling themselves together to play their finest game of the season against Hoover, only to suffer a heart-breaking loss in over- time, 6-0. The Rails finished their season on a winning note by defeat- ing North and Tech. Sophomores Perry Blakely, Bren- ton Burnett, Terry Burris, Bob Clin- ton, Mike Gillespie, Chick Herbert, and Dave Patterson showed poten- tial for the varsity squad. JV gains experience With learning fundamentals and gaining experience as their main goals, the JV squad finished their season at a respectable 2-3. The Gridders opened theirseason with losses to Valley and Newton, but came back with victories over Hoover and Ames, finishing with a tough loss to Ankeny. This year ' s squad gained valua- ble experience, and should add to next year ' s varsity, " commented Coach Ace Hendricks. 1. Runningback Jim Gorsche scrambles up the middle for extra yardage. 2. Junior Scott Meyers shows form in kicking off. 3. Running- back Russ Gillum turns upfield. 4. Quarter- back Dave Patterson drops back in an attempt to pass. ' 1 t A - - A 106 Li b Sophomore football: (first row) Rich Linderman, Steve Shelton. John Salvaggio, Tom Akers, Dan O Conner. Todd Christensen, Jim Alessio, Robert Oren, Darrel Newton, Brenton Burnett, John Ryan, Jim Jordan, Frank Comito, (second row) Coach Dave Ortale, Mike Gillespie, Terry Burris, Jesse Rincon, Brad Amos, Joe Noland, Jim Moon, Kile Snioer, Brad Agan, Todd Charlton, Dave Patterson, Randy Hoffman, Eric Johnson, Bob Clinton, (third row) Coach Gary McClanahan, Rob Miller, Dave Harrison, Dave Smith, Jason Ferrari, Perry Blakely, Tom Foldes, Dan Goble, Tim O ' Donnell, Chick Her- bert, Jeff Orake, Rick Mulstay, Tim Foley, Kevin Leonard, Brent Bouchn, trainer; Pat Drottz, student trainer. Tankers end season in great shape The Tankers finished what Coach Crawford would call a greatly improved season. The team, com- prised of sophomores, and seniors, spent 4-5 hours each day working out, swimming as much as 340 laps individually during each full day practice. Most of the teams members were sophomores who showed great speed and determination. Sopho- mores like Evan Johnston who is a two time record holder, Gil Squires, and Perry Blakley are just a few of the young Tankers. Senior Andy Edwards, who was district champion in the 200 Individ- ual Medley, and Senior Jay Hanson who led the divers, were the cap- tains of the team. The Tankers qualified in four events at State: 200 Medley Relay (Johh Braswell, Andy Edwards, Evan Johnston, and Tony Hills); Andy Edwards in the 200 I.M. and the 100 breastroke, Gil Squires in the 500 freestyle, the Medley Relay team finished 18th, 200 I.M. 15th, 500 frestyle 20th, and the 100 breas- troke 10th. 1. Andy Edwards checks for the time after a race. 2. Evan Johnston shows his record breaking stroke. 3. Andy Edwards gasps for air as he approaches the finish line. 4. Dave Watson shows good form while performing a back dive. 5. Senior Jay Hanson shows height while nailing a back dive. 6. John Braswell concentrates for the start of the 100 backstroke. Swim team: (first row) Joe Roth, Bill Hoeft, Steve Barson, Mark Tungevick, Jay Hanson, Andy Bennick, Selena Collett manager, Todd Worthington, John Braswell, Andy Edwards, (second row) Mike Carter, Gil Squires, Kevin Leonard, Mike Wagner, Eric Johnson, Perry Blakely. (third row) Dave Watson, Coach Bob Crawford, Evan Johnston, Assistant Coach Ace Hendricks. 109 Girls swim through tough season With victories over Dowling, Tech, North, East and Urbandale the Tankers built up a fine reputation. Highlighting the season for the swimmers were upsets over North and East. A large number of fans gathered at the East meet to watch the 400 relay team consisting of Sel- ena Collett, Pam Hart, Andrea Kneile, and Amy Lapham. Lapham swam away withafirst place finish in the last event to clinch the victory. The team consisted of 25 swimmers and three divers. Cap- tains were Seniors Leslie Roy and Amber Parkin. Coach Bob Crawford commented that the best all around swimmers were Collett and Roy. The team practiced from 6 to 7 a.m., and returned after school to practice from 3 to 5 p.m. Overall, they swam four to five miles a day. " Of the 25 swimmers, only five will graduate " according to Coach Bob Crawford, who said, " If all the peo- ple come back next year that are supposed to, we should do even bet- ter than this year ' s team. " 1. Tammy Virden shows skill in her downw- ard dive. 2. Team members await scores at meet against Roosevelt. 3. Sophomore Mary Scarcello shows concern for team at meet against East. 4. Junior Dawn Pannkuk makes a last gasp for the finish line, swimming the butterfly against Urbandale. 5. Renee Willett demonstrates strength in sidestroke. 6. Julie Moist shows excellent reverse diving form during a meet against Ames. Girls ' Swimming: (first row) Crystal Howe, Leslie Roy, Amber Parkin, Michele Boldt, Judy Nisser, (second row) Coach Dan Paulson, Amy Lapham, Dawn Pan- nkuk, Linda George, Sue Williams, Sue Whitfield, Dawn Ballard, (third row) Mar- nie Methfessel, Tammy Virden, Robyn Burdock, Mary Scarcello, Pam Hart, Krista Hohler, Selena Collett, Renee Willett, Coach Bob Crawford, (fourth row) Beth Runkel, Katie Haggen, Sue Wright, Andrea Kneile, Julie Moist, Sandy Madden. ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ 20 110 111 Bowlers roll past Tech, qualify for state 112 1 JV Bowlers strike for No. 1 JV Bowling: Larry Grant, Dan Gornick, Tom Fucalaro. The Bowling team had an impres- sive season capturing the Metro Crown with a record of 47-19, en- abling them to compete in the State Tourney. Led by Senior Joe Hospodarsky, the team also had outstanding per- sonal records. Hospodarsky ' s aver- age was 172 with single game high, 232 and a series of 263. Todd Thompson was close behind with an average of 167 and a single game high of 222. Tony Vivone and Mark Bennett had averages of 155 and single games highs of 208 and 200, respectively. " Our goal this season is to win the league championship for the second time, " said Senior Vivone. Capturing the Metro League the JV Bowlers finished with a record of 42-19. Seniors Larry Grant, Dan Gornick and Tom Fucalaro had an outstand- ing season, with single game highs of 160, 150 and 147, respectively. 1. Tony Vivone shoots to pick up the diffi- cult 5-7 split. 2. Todd Thompson eagerly approaches his lane 3. Tony Vivone keeps score for Rails, as they roll to a victory. 4. Dan Gornick concentrates on throwing a perfect strike. 5. Larry Grant gives it his all during the Tech match. 113 Cagers finish strong; two receive honors With victories over Waterloo, Ot- tumwa, and Hoover, the Cagers be- gan what seemed to be a strong sea- son. Although the record was 9-10, these figures are misleading. In the next few games, close losses were tallied against the Rails. Senior Sam Rizzuti was captain as well as the most valuable player, most improved, and the best on defense. Leading percentage shoot- ers from the field were Ed Heritage and Bob Carle, averaging 50.9 per- cent and 50.5 percent, respectively. The Cagers put forth their best efforts in their final game of the sea- son, but fell short of a victory against top-rated Roosevelt. The Rails kept it within two points until the closing minutes, where the Roughriders pulled ahead to win by freethrows. The two returning letterwinners, Seniors Carle and Heritage were named to the second team All-Metro and Honorable Mention All-State. " With the combination of return- ing members from the varsity squad and the sophomore starters, the Cagers should make the 1982-83 season a winning one, " said Coach John Carle. 1 . John Fraser prepares to stuff the ball on a fast break play. 2. Ed Heritage outwits his opponent with his dribbling skills. 3. Senior Sam Rizzuti waits for set up of the offensive play. 114 Varsity Boys Basketball: (first row) Coach Brian Johnson, Sam Shay, Scott Harrison, (third row) Howard Flatt, Dave Mattson, Rizzuti, Dave Lemons, John Fraser, Ed Heritage, Tom Ramsey, Matt Mitchell, Len Harviel, (fourth row) Buster Rounds, Brian Mike Leach, Jeff Shaw, Bob Carle, Coach John Carle, (second Coffin, John Jones, row) Dave Griffith, Kalen Turk, Bruce Sage, Bill Moffitt, Mike 115 Rails fall short to Roosevelt, end season 116 ft Little Magician, Warren, leads team to Title r With a 19-4 overall record and 13- 1 in the Metro, the Railettes shared the Metro Crown with East. Three of the four losses were to East, the last one 83-85, knocking the Rails from state trouney play. In theforward court, JuniorTanya Warren led scoring averaging 42 points per game, followed by Junior Michelle L ' Estrange, with an aver- age of 13 points, and Junior Tracy Schartner, with a 12 point average. Tanya Warren and Tracy Schartner set school recordsduring the season. Tanya was high man every game, setting a school record againt East with 63 points. Tracy led the team with most assists with 213, setting a record high of 20 against Valley. 1. Bob Carle, senior, kisses the ball good- bye as he shoots for one. 2. Senior Mike Leach jams the ball for two. 3. The team takes time out to reorganize their plays. 4. Jan Fraser screens off her opposing guard. 5. Junior Tanya Warren steals the ball away from a Hoover guard. 117 Roy, Warren head Super Six In the guard court, Senior Leslie Roy led with six steals per game and set a school record against Boone with 14. Junior Julie Severino aided the team with five rebounds per game, having her best game against Dowling with 12, and average two blocked shots per game. Games are usually decided in the closing minutes. Going into those last minutes, the Railetetes were normally trailing, only to come back to score a victory. They earned their nickname, ' The Comeback Kids. " Two Railettes, Forward Tanya Warren and Guard Leslie Roy, were named to the Tribune ' s elite Super Six of central Iowa. Warren and Roy also headed the All-Metro picks, both making the first team. Julie Severino received Honorable Men- tion in the guard court. 1. Junior Julie Severino adds another blocked shot to her list. 2. Senior Jerri Jack- man struggles with her opponent for the rebound. 3. Michelle L ' Estrange has to make a quick decision. 4. Tanya Warren, alias the T, drives around her guard for two. 5. Tracy Schartner shows her defense ability in the forward court. 118 119 JV has winning season Finishing with a 4-2 record, the Junior Varsity basketball team seemed to have the right combina- tion of experience. The five seniors on the team supplied a lot of leader- ship to the rest of the team and Coach Brian Johnson feels the returning underclassmen show a great deal of promise. Sophomore boys basketball ended with a split season of 9-10. This earned the Cagers a fourth place in the Metro. Coach Dan Higdon is pleased with the effort put forth by the boys. " The team shows high potential. They simply need time to gain expe- rience, " Higdon commented. Scoring honors for the season went to Rick Dowell and Mike Ray- mond. Coach Higdon ' s award for most improved went to Mike Raymond. 1. Coach Johnson turns to his bench for support. 2. Bill Moffit towers for the rebound. 3. Bruce Sage skys on his jump shot. 4. Wes- ley Graves awaits a quick outlet. 5. Both teams prepare for the rebound. 120 Sophomores show potential Sophomore Boys Basketball: (first row) Tim Foley, Paul Smith, John Amos, Bryan King, Mike Raymond, Eric Swanson, Rick Dowell, Wesley Petosa, Robert Drew, Tim Bianchi, (second row) Dave Griffith, Brad Graves. 121 Sophomore, JV girls strengthen varsity Sophomore Girls Basketball: (first row) Sherri Blecker, Lisa Rand, Lynnette Hild, Michele Chia, Lisa Bendixen, (second row) Coach Bob Corey, Margaret Gorsche, Terri Fritz, Michelle Treanor, Kristi Allison, Jill Joss, manager Diane Morgan. Led by Coach Bob Corey, the sophomore girls basketball team earned an impressive 13 -3 record. This record went down in the book as the best sophomore season at Lincoln. The Rails ended with 1020 total points, to the opponent ' s 827. Terri Fritz led all scoring with a 22.2 scoring average. Lynnette Hild led in the defensive court with 86 total rebounds. Kristi Allison helped with 48 total steals. Coach Corey commented, " This group of girls makes a bright future for Lincoln basketball. " JV Basketball To gain experience for varsity action was the main purpose of the team. Playing Monday nights after prac- tice, a team combined of sopho- mores and juniors strived for a 4-3 record. The team played hard to help improve the varsity and their skills. 1. Sophomore Terri Fritz drives for the basket. 2. Junior Jeannette Painovich puts up a jumper for two. 3. Junior Bobbi Rice goes inside fora shot. 4. Junior Jan Fraser wont let anyone by her. 5. Lisa Bendixen and Terri Fritz put the squeeze on Roosevelt. 6. Jill Joss breaks away from Roosevelt defenders. 123 Varsity Track: (first row) Greg Francisco, Bryce Thomson, Sean Nealey, Nick Funaro, Kevin Robbins, Ben Nelson. Jon Batye, Jay Hanson, Scott Minnick, John Coppi, Dave Spafford, Mat McClain. (second row) Bob Hill, Kevin Taylor, Roy Enslow, Wayne Knut- son, Steve Lewellen, Brian Milton, Tom Nash, Steve Lanum, Craig Cason, Mike Stearns, Jeff Lowery, (third row) Bill May, Dale Curtis, Matt Mitchell, Tom Ramsey, Kyle Taylor, Mike Lomax, Jim Ahler, Brad Brown, Phil Sheilds, Chic Herbert, (fourth row) Jeff Curnes, Chad Duckworth, Rod Snider, Dave Smith, Dave Brown, Brian Foulkes, Mike Mar- turello. Mike Russo, David Lanum, (fifth row) Wesley Graves, Robert Miller, Ken Young, Tom Foldes, Terry Burris, David Harrison, Doug Hensley, and Garry Connors, (not pic- tured) Pat Rogers, Tony Fronk, Clark Nelson, Dave Griffith, Headcoach Bob VanderLinden, Coaches Hugh Drake, Dave Bennett, and Dave McGinnis. 1 2 Cindermen race for Metro title m. Freshmen track: (first row) Randy De- bolt, Paul Schneider, Darrel Delong, Tim Hankins, Scott Evans, Ron Smith, (second row) Dale Catron, Robb Goedike, Mark Murphy, Mike McDaniel, Doug Edwards, Neil Martin, Andy West, (third row) Todd Brodie, Mark Wolfe, Todd Barnett, Andy Wycoff, Kurt Chapman, Craig Scartozzi, and Kevin White. With 28 returning letterwinners, the Cindermen showed they were a team to be reckoned with. Experienced runners in every event and strong showings in field events enabled the team to post an exciting come-from-behind-victory in the Early Bird Invitational. Coach Bob VanderLinden said, ' The last time we won the Early Bird, we went on to win the Metro. I feel if the guys can stay healthy and run their best we ' ll win the Metro. " Indoor meets included: Simpson Invitational, Ames Dual, Engineer Invitational, State Indoor at Lamoni, and State Indoor at Cedar Falls. Outdoor meets included: Ankeny Dual, Early Bird Invitational, Valley Dual, Valley Relays, Ottumwa-An- keny-Lincoln Triangular, Pel la, Drake Relays, Ames Invitational, Hawk Relays, District, Metro, and State. 1. Dave Bequeaith grimaces in pain as he lets his shot fly. 2. Jon Batye is all alone as he heads for the tape. 3. Matt Mitchell takes the lead in the 400. 4. Darryl Lindsey is on his way toward a 14-foot vault. 5. The 4 x 200 relay team: Greg Francisco, Steve Lanum, Bryce Thomson, and Craig Cason. 5 125 Arctic-like weather delays girls track Girls track: (first row) Karen Hanson, Karisa Runkel. Mindy Duckworth, Beth Runkel, Vicki Lomax, Lisa Easterly, Natalie Rush, (second row) Sheri Blecker, Mar- garet Gorsche, Kathy Hanson, Deana Hart, Jan Snider, Karen Swiegger, Tracy Sargeant, (third row) Lori McGraw, Denise Johnson, Mary Saltzman, Toni Webb, Sher- yle Crees, Marci Stearns, (fourth row) Bobbi Rice, Chris Daughtery, Terri Fritz, Jean Hoffman, Shelly Felice, Sue Ericson, JoLynne Walker, Roxanne Lewis, (not pic- tured) Headcoach Dave Ortale, Coaches Phil Martin, Orville Siers. With Arctic-like weather lurking around the Des Moines area, the girls track team had to postpone meets. Snow and high winds kept the girls inside throughout April. Practices were held in the Round- house. Despite the bad weather and poor running conditions, the girls con- tinued to improve. Seniors Chris Daughtery, Lori McGraw, JoLynne Walker and Denise Johnson provid- ed the leadership to keep spirits up. Coach DaveOrtalecommented, " I feel the girls have definite goals along with spirited attitudes which I think will make them better com- petitors. " 1. Chris Daughtery glides over the hurdle. 2. JoLynne Walker shows good form on the hurdles. 3. Karisa Runkel hands off to Terri Fritz. 4. Denise Johnson awaits the exchange from teammate Sherri Blecker. 5. Lori McGraw leaps to a new school record. 127 Young golfers strive for improvement Returning a talented group of young golfers, the boys golf team improved on last year ' s third place finish by striving for the Metro title. Juniors Jeff Forbes, Tom Broder- son, and John Munyon, the top three golfers from last season were re- spectively challenged by all mem- bers. Freshman Jim Webb and Soph- omore Tony Ralph played varsity as well as Seniors Jerry Barrett, Todd Daniels, Tom Guessford, Tom Mas- sey, and Junior David Garnatt. New coach Jerry Schartner had a tough time maintaining stability with only two girl golfers, Freshmen Julie Moist and Sue Lapham. First round action was held at Wil- low Creek April 13 against Urban- dale. Competition for Metro title was followed by many mini tournaments which included the Urbandale and Ames Invitationals and Boys and Girls Districts. 1. Jerry Barrett tees-off on the first hole. 2. Tom Guessford perpares to send his ball down the fairway. 3. Jeff Forbes eyes his ball intently before swinging. 4. Randy Daniels concentrates on the next hole. 5. Sue Lapham watches Julie Moist at practice. Golf Team: (first row) Randy Daniels, David Garnett, Jerry Barrett, John Doe, (second row) Bruce Armstrong, Tom Guessford, Tom Broderson, (third row) Rick Bell, Lonnie Aller, Kyle Snyder, John Gilman. 128 129 Ace players lead tennis teams into season Girls Tennis Team: (first row) Shelly Thielke, Gayle Strong, Lynda Ahlberg, Julia Knauer, Tracy Schartner, Hi Suk Chae, Angie Rosenbaum, Lisa Bendixen, Beth Bruckshaw, (second row) Assistant Coach Cady, Manager Bobbie Whitcher, Anita Daghestani, Michelle DeWitt, Kristi Cavins, Gail Scarpino, Krista Hohler, Whitney Parsons, Gina Burk- hardt, Traci Radke, Missy Hardcastle, Diane Morgan, Coach Van Why. Boys Tennis Team: (first row) Todd Scartozzi, Rick Walsh, Dan Norton, Craig Else, (second row) John Andreas, Craig Miller, Ho Chae, Al Stanley, Steve Surbaugh, Doriano Rossi, (third row) Ryan Andreini, Greg Smith, Mike DeYoung. Jeff Roe, Chris Manning, Kevin Leonard, (fourth row) Coach VanWhy, Jeff Darling, Roby Bradford, Erick Willson, Scott Johnson, Paul Graziano, Assistant Coach Cady. Led by Coach John Van Why and assisted by Tom Cady the tennis teams looked forward to a success- ful season. The girls team, losing only one senior, had great depth with return- ing letterwinners: Seniors Lynda Ahl- berg, Beth Bruckshaw, Juniors Julia Knauer, Angie Rosenbaum, Tracy Schartner, Shelly Thielkeand Soph- omore Lisa Bendixen. Bruckshaw and Bendixen who qualified for state a year ago were a good bet for another state doubles qualification. Coach Van Why commented at the beginning theseason, " I ' m look- ing forward to an excellent season. Thesegirls will definitely be compet- ing for the Metro title. " The boys team faced a rebuilding year, losing all butfour returning let- termen: Juniors Ho Chae, Craig Mil- ler, Rick Walsh and Sophomore Dan Norton. The boys opened the season at Ames and competed in nine dual meets and the Hoover Invitational and then competed for state berths. " This was definitely a rebuilding year for the boys. They were inexperi- enced and our best hope was for a finish in the top half of the Metro standings, " commented Coach Van Why. 1. Tracy Schartner laughs when her oppo- nent trips on her racket and wipes out. 2. Craig Else goes for a cross court forehand. 3. Beth Bruckshaw concentrates on another ace. 4. Lynda Ahlberg smiles as her opponent chases after her great shot. 5. Lisa Bendixen aims for a down the line winner. 6. Doriano Rossi hits a winner as his gallery watches. 131 Spikers claim Metro title for first time Under the management of a new coach, Robert Corey, the Spikers surpassed all previous records. Tak- ing first in the Metro, they compiled an overall record of 19-4-1 and a Metro record of 13-1-0. Even though the starting team consisted of only two seniors, Kris Coleman and Vicki Knight, and four juniors, Michelle L ' Estrange, Angela Livengood, Jeannette Painovich and Rose Russo, the Spikers were well experienced with seven return- ing letter winners. Unfortunately, the girls stopped short of the State tournament when they lost a close match to Dowling in regional rounds. The team made up for this loss by ranking fifteenth in the state, the first Metro team to earn a state rank. Coach Corey said, " Next year ' s team should do equally well consid- ering we are losing only two from the starting team. JV talent will also add to make a well balanced team. " Senior Vicki Knight and Junior Michelle L ' Estrange made the first team All Metro. Senior Kris Coleman was named to the second team and Juniors Angela Livengood and Jeannette Painovich received honorable mention. 1. Vicki Knight jumps high to spike the ball. 2. Jeannette Painovich shows the Russo twins how she holds her breath while setting. 3. Spikers move into their offensive style. 4. Kris Coleman catches Valley off guard. 5. Michelle L ' Estrange proves her expertise in bumping. Varsity Volleyball: (first row) Jeannette Painovich, Rose Russo, Teresa Russo, Vicki Knight, (second row) Coach Robert Corey, Kelly Berry, Michelle L ' Estrange. Kris Coleman, Jonette Noble, Sharon Long, (not pictured) Angela Livengood, Lori McGraw. 132 Spikers bump East, win Metro Crown JV Volleyball: (first row) Shawn Plttman, Mlchele Chia, Cindy McGraw, Bobbi Whitcher, (second row) Diane Morgan, Kim Kesselring, Michelle Trainer, Bobbi Rice, Robin Willet, Liz Frome. 134 Synchronized performs gracefully Synchronized Swimming: (first row) Michele Boldt, Crystal Howe, Katy Llewellyn, Ruth Stafford (second row) Tracy VanNausdel, Dawn D Ostillio. Sherry Ahl, Robyn Burdock, Linda South. 4 5 Every spring the synchornized swim team puts on a splashing show. The 1982 theme was " Nature " and included such songsas Ice Cas- tles, Snowblind, and Ridin ' the Storm Out. The show consisted of Production (entire cast), Probates (new members), juniors, seniors, officers, duets, trios, solo, floaters, boys team, and State team. Mermaid officers were Michele Boldt, president; Ginny Heggen, vice-president; Carol Askland, secretary and treasurer; Teresa Moore, publicity. Jean Frazier, phys- ical education department, was the sponsor. As the season came to a close, several teams fought for the Metro crown. Lincoln and East were tied with the losses and Roosevelt was close beh ind with three. Showing great power the Spikers pulled out victories over Tech 15-4, 15-6; East 16-14, 15-13; and over Roosevelt 15-12,1 0-15, 1 5-1 1 to bump East from the lead. Many players have had past exper- ience and are hoping to gain a spot on the varsity squad. Team leader- ship helped with the spots on the starting squad. " Volleyball is an exciting sport; once you start playing it ' s really hard to quit. It takes ability and con- centration, " commented Liz Frome, senior. 1. Team members wait for the ball, to take the offense. 2. Lisa Bendixen practices her tennis serve with a volleyball. 3. Michele Chia concentrates on her serving. 4. Katy Llewel- lyn displays her graceful form. 5. Linda South and Tracy VanNausdel perfect their routine during practice. 135 136 137 138 ■ I s IN SPORTS 7 139 140 Agan, Bradley Ahl, Sherry Akers, Thomas Aldridge, Derrick Alessio, James Aller. James Aller, Lonnie Allison, Donna Allison, Kristine Allison, Robert Amodeo. Frank Amos, Bradley Anderson, Carol Anderson, David Andreini, Ryan Andrews. Mike Anthony, Gregory Armentrout. Eileen Armstrong. Bonnie Armstrong, Bruce Armstrong. Ronald Arndt, Marty Baccam, Thanom Bagwell, Carolyn Bailey, Cynthia Bailey, James Baker, Echo Baker, Michelle Ballard. Craig Ballard, Dawn Barrett, Michael Barrett, Pauline Barten. Mark Barton, John Bastian. Gregory Bauer, Kimberly Baughman, Jacqulyn Beaman. Brent Beck, Cynthia Bemisdarfer. Sandra Bendixen, Lisa Benefiel. Jenny Bennink. Andrew Benson, Rodney Berger, Alisha Bianchi. Timmy Bills. Nicolette Birnbaumer. Kim Bixler. Steven Blacksmith. Stephanie Blecker, Sherri Blessing. Lee Anne Blom. Douglas Boot. Christine Boubin. Shirley Bougher. Tim 142 Bowen, Brenda Bradshaw, Tammy Brewer, Danise Bridgewater, Lisa Briles, Ellyn Bristow, Mark Brookes. Holly Brooks, Joe Brose, Alan Brown, Bradley Brown, Carla Brown, Carla Brown, David Brown, Rick Brown, Shari Brown, Sharon Browne, Shari Buchanan, Roxanna Bunn, Suzanne Burch, Deanna Burdick, Jeffrey Burdock, Robyn Burkhardt, Gina Burks, Mary Burks, Ollie Burnett, Brenton Burnett, Joyce Burriola. Petru Burris, Terry Burt, Ronald Butcher, Brandie Butrick, Laurie Campos, Lisa Carder. Christina Carlson, Robert Carpenter, Ricky Carpenter, Scott Carter, Becki Carter. Michael Casey, Butch Catron, Wendy Cavins, Kristin Chae, Hi Suk Chia, Michele Chiodo. Barbara Christansen, Dwayne Christansen, Torene Christansen, Todd Sophomores Gia Scurletis and Lori Holcomb read stories to each other in the library. 143 Christenson, Kim Christianson, Kevin Clark, Brenda Clark, Larry Clausen Greg Clifford, Cynthia Clinton, Robert Coffin, Renee Cole, Michelle Coleman, Patrick Combs, Christine Comiskey, Paul Comito, Frank Compton, James Conn, Danita Cooksey, Pamela Cooper, Lisa Copley, Todd Cosner, Donald Countryman, James Countryman, Pamela Cozad, Gary Craig, Melody Cronk, Shelly Cross, Teri Crouse, Stefan Curnes, Kerry Curtis, Christopher Curtis, Dale Curtis, Dean Daghestani, Anita Dahlberg, Rodney Daniel, Jennifer Daughenbaugh. Michelle Daughenbaugh, Shelly Davenport, Patty Davis, Craig Davis, Charles Davis, Debra Davis, Eugene DeAngelo, Antonia DeBolt, Kimberlee Deierling, Julie DeMoss, Chris Deshler, Tonya Devan, Ritter DeYoung, Michael Dittmar, Robert Dondlinger, Patricia Dosley, Dawn Dorman, Tony 144 Dorris, Michelle Dostillo, Tracey Dowell, Rick Downs, Theresa Drake, Jeff Drew, Robert Duckworth, Chad Dudley, Annette Dudley, Susan Edwards, Renee Eginoire, Dawn Eidbo, James Ekstrom, Krista Evans, Joni Eveland. Karen Fagerland, Anita Farnsworth, Merideth Fatino, Carrie Ferrari, Jason Ferrari, Jody Fields, Lisa Filippelli, Ann Fitzpatrick, Todd Flickinger, Timothy Floyd, Robert Foldes, Thomas Foley, Timothy Formaro. Tamara Fontenini, John Foster, William Foulkes, Brian Fraser, Eric Fritz, Teresa Frost, Angela Furman, Rebecca Gants, Amy Garrison, Robert Gast, Brent Gast, Bruce Gean, Nicole George, Linda Gerst, Theresa Gies, Debora Gillen, Diane Gillespie, John Gillespie, Michael Gilliam, Jack Gilman, John Gleason, Robert Goble, Daniel Kathleen McKee begs for her picture to be taken, while Suzanne Shoemaker enjoys a good laugh. 145 Godfrey, Christopher Gomez, Rosemary Goodpaster, John Goodwin, Laura Gornick. Donny Gorsche, Kellie Graham, Leslie Grange, Dennis Grate, Janet Graves. Wesley Graziano, Paul Greenwood. Michelle Griffith, David Griglione. Rodney Guessford, Sheri Habick, Jeffery Hadlock, Milton Hager. Karen Hager, Kathleen Hall. Lori Hamilton, James Hammond, Aimee Harris, Gary Harris, Karen Harris, Michael Harrison, David Hassel, Kelly Heggen, Robert Heide, Michelle Hendricks, Julie Hensley, Douglas Hendrix, Denise Herbert. Charles Herman, Amy Herring. Misty Hiatt. Christopher Hiatt. Todd Highland. Michelle Hild. Lynnette Hill, Richard Hitchcock, James Hoff, John Hoffman, Randall Hohler, Krista Holcomb, Lori Hook, Karen Hope, Carolyn Hovey, Jana Howard, Joel Howlan, Kim Huff, Suzanne 146 Huffman, Lynette Hunemuller, Mary Ann Hupp, Melissa Inman, Lana Irons, Eric Jackson, Patricia James, Amy James, Tami Janssen, Darla Janssen, Suzanne Jeffries, Shawn Johannesen, Tracy Johnson, April Johnson, Eric Johnson, Jeff Johnson, Rae Johnston, Dave Johnston, Evan Johnston, Karla Johnston, Kelly Johnston, Monte Jones, Michelle Jones, Ruth Jordan, James Joss, Jill Judge, Ann Kadvie, John Kaili, Karen Karnes, Roger Kauzlarich, Mary Keeling, Richard Keller, Rhonda Kelly, Holly Kennedy, Jeffery Kephart, Julie Kersey, Allen King, Bryon Keyes, Kevin King, Rebecca King, Jerry King, Kris King, Russell Klauenburch, Daniel Klebe, Janet Kramer, Kimberly Krebs, Brett Labuschagne, Ina Lacurini, Mark Lame, Nancy Lange, Pau a Lanum, William Larison, Kelli Larsen, Craig Lawless, Todd Leach, David Leech, Todd Leege, Michael Leeper, Lisa Leichliter, Tammie Leo, Thea Leonard. Kelli Leonard, Kevin Lester, Kelly Lewis, Craig Linderman, Richard Link, Larry Livingston, Cindi Locke, James Lomax, Michael Loney, Diana Loving, Robbin Lujan, David Lukehart, Debra Luncsford, Edward Lutz, Janine Mac, Sengkham Mack, Brenda Maldonado, Lisa Manley, Kari Martin, Scott Martindale, Tom Martinez, Anita Marturello, Michael Maxon, Katherine May, Denise May, William McCoy, Brian McConell, Teresa McGraw, Danny McKee, Kathleen McNally, Wendy McNulty, Julie McPhee, Shauna McReynolds, Candace McWilliams, Lisa Mercer, Kimberly Methfessel, Mamie Mezera, Jimmy Miller, Earl Miller, Robert Milliken, Barbara Mitchell, Tim Monahan, Beth Moon, James Moore, Craig Morford, Jill Morgan, Diane Morris, LeAnne Morris, Teresa Moyle, Brenda Mulcahy, Kelli Mulstay, Patrick Mundy, Rex Munoz, Maricio Murphy, Holly Murtle, David Musselman, Christopher 148 I It Mutchler, Sharla Muto, Lisa Myers, Dawn Myers, Melissa Nagel, John Neal, Sue Nelson, Kim Nelson, Patricia Newell. Teresa Newman. Guy Newton, Darrel Newton, Kim Nixon, Frank Nobile, Steven Noland, Joseph Norman, Penni Norris, Julie Norton, Daniel Norton, Robert Nuckolls, Michelle O ' Brien, Kelly O ' Conner, Danny O ' Donnell, Timothy Oliver, Jerri Overstreet, Gina Oviedo, Brian Palladino. David Parkin, Patrick Parsons, Whitney Patterson, David Pawlewski, Dawn Pearce. Grace Pecoraro, Tami Peek, Gerald Peel, Courtney Penfold. Lynn Perryman, Debra Petersen, Kollin Peterson, Angela Petosa, John Phelps, Monica Phipps, Daniel Phipps, Randy 149 Plymn, Diane Pollard, Monte Porter, Sherry Porter, Todd Porter, Virginia Posekany, Kathleen Power, Doug Powley, Tracy Preston, Nancy Pryor, Kelly Putney, Glenda Quaintance. Jeffery Quigley, Michael Ragan, Bryan Ragan, Diana Ralph. Anthony Rand, Lisa Raper, Jodi Raymond, Angela Raymond, Mike Reeser, Donald Reeves, Darrin Reeves, Lisa Reichert, Kristin Remele, Denise Richard, Jennifer Rincon, Jesse Ringl, Frank Risbeck, Karen Rivas, Tena Robbins, Lisa Robbins. Noel Robertson, Kimberely Rockhold, Danielle Rockwell, Diane Roeder, Natalie Roerig, Linda Rogoff, Barbara Rosky, Mark Rossi, Doriano Russo, Michael Ryan, John Saltz, Kelleen Saltzman, Jeff Salvaggio, John Sophomore Lisa Leeper tries to stop Kelli Mulcahy from taking the first bite of another school lunch. ■ l Sophomores show many different reactions to a lecture in Mr. Gilbert s history class. Sarasio, Carolyn Sargent, Blanche Satre, Julianne Sawyer, Michael Scarcello, Mary Scarpino, Gail Schneider, Jan Schooler, Desiree Schweiger, Karen Scigliano, Sonja Scurletis, Georgia Searcy, Steven Seger, Sidney Seiberling, Bob Selby, Mark Sellers, Denice Severino, Joni Sevier, Robin Shelton, Stephen Sherman, Lori Shields, Philip Shinkle, Tina Shoemaker, Suzanne Signs, Jodina Smith, Kenneth Smith, Kristian Smith, Margaret Smith, Michael Smith, Paul Smock, Shane Snider, Kile Snider, Tonya Snyder, Randall Snyder, Rodney South, Patrick Speck, Todd Spring, Kimberly Squiers, Gil Squier, John Stahl, James Starrett, Tony Stevens, Jeffrey Stewart, Denise Stewart, Michael Stonehocker, Randall 151 Stout, David Stratton, Tammy Strong, Michele Sundal, Susan Swanson, Eric Taft. Jerry Talley, Kara Taylor, Julie Terry, Nedra Test, Meschelle Thacker, Kimberely Theobald, Tracey Thompson, Lance Thompson, Mark Thompson, Stacy Thompson, Tammy Tinkle, Kirk Tinlin, Doug Titus, Teresa Treanon, Michelle Tripp, Herbert Troxel, Troy Tungesrick, Mark Tuttle, David Tuttle, Paul Usher, April Utterson, Laurie Veith, Andy Vander Werff, Kent Virden, Gary Virden, Tammy Vooght, Sandy Wadle, Lori Walker, Janet Walsh, Debora Warn, Tammy Waters, Tracey Watson, David 152 Webb, Bobbye Weckman, Christopher Weese, Todd Weir, Robert Weir, Rodney Welch, Brenda Wells, Terry Wheeler. Matt Wheeler, Trudy Whisenand, Gary Whisler, Renee Wicker, Dawn Wilcox. Leigh Wilkinson, Paul Willett. Renee Willey. Kimberly Williams, Janet Williams, JoAnn Williams, Leon Williams, Susan Willis, Brent Wilmore, Suzanne Wingerson. Shelly Wise, Kevin Witmer, Brent Witter, Phillip Wohlwend, Debra Wood, Connie Woods, Mia Work, Randall Worthington, Todd Wright, Kimberly Wright, Lori Wright, Matthew Youmans, Joseph Young, Kendall Zeliadt, Julie Zimmerman, Mario 153 Agee, Brian Ades, Craig Agey, James Ahlberg, Brian Alcala, James Allen, Christine Allen, Delbart Aller, Roger Amend, Matthew Amodeo, Gina Andreas, John Antol, Jana Armentrout, Brenda Armstrong, Tracy Ayala, Brian Babb, Mark Baker, Elizabeth Baker, Martin Baker, Pamela Baker, Richard Baldwin, Sharon Banister, Earl Baratta, Angelo Barfield, Julie Barnett, Gerald Barnes, Lori Bartholomew, Cheryl Bates, Laura Bates, Norman Batman, Jeff Baumann, Richard Bell, Charles Bell, Richard Bell, Suzanne Bennett, Mark Bequeaith, Heidi Berry, Kelly Bertrand, Ginger Bills, Gaylene Birnbaumer, Teresa Blackmore, Cheryl Blecker, John Blodgett, Lisa Bond, Karen Bonanno, Lilliana Bostwick, Robin Boylan, Sara Braack, Terry Bradford, Roby Brauer, John Breeding. Raymond Brickman, Kenneth Briseno. Frances Bristow, Brian Brodersen, Tom Brommel. Scott 154 Brookes, Michael Brooks, Jolene Brown, Hilary Brown, Jamie Brown, Lisa Browne, Lorilee Brumley, Don Bunce, Deborah Burger, S helly Burgett, Daniel Burns, Elaine Burriola, Regina Burton, David Caligiuri, Teresa Cam, Keooudone Camacho, Dina Campfield, Dawn Campos, Clark Campos, Victor Cantrell, Charles Carpino, Jonn Carrasco, Carmen Carter, Cina Cason, Craig Casner, Connie Caswell, Jeanne Cataldo, Carl Cater, Charles Ceron, Ruben Cerrato, Vicki Chae, Ho Sung Chandler, Andrew Charikov, Michael Chase, Jannelle Cheers, Merry Chidester, Scott Chiesa, Deena Chido, Rose Choate, Shelly Christensen, Todd Christenson, Pam Cipale, Angelo Cirksena, Dean Clapper, Jeffrey Clark, Brian Clark, Cathy Clark, Danny Clark, James Clark, Kevin Clifford, Diane Clinton, Rebecca Clos, Shawn Cobb, Christine Coburn, Wendy Coffine, Brian Collett, Selena Coltrain, Donna Colosimo, Maria Compton, Delia Conrath, Scott Coon, Pamela Cooper, Lori Cosper, Steven 155 Cotter, Robin Countryman, Christine Cowie, Jeffrey Cozad, Scott Crees, Lisa Creveling, Mary Croy, Cheryl Daggett, Rickey Daniels, Brooke Daniels, Brian Daniels, Todd Darling, Jeffrey Davenport, Janet Davis, Tammy Davis, Michael Davis. Scott D ' Ostilio, Dawn DeAngelo, Stephanie Dearden, Mark DeVaul, John Dickhoff, Julie Dickson. Melissa Dillard, Carolyn Dingman, Donovan Drottz, Patrick Drummond. Kim Dubois, David Dudley, Lisa Dunlap. James Durbin. Rebecca Dyer, Carolyn Dyer, Colleen Easter, Randall Edison, Olivia Eggers, Melinda Ellis, Bradley Emmons, Scott Enslow, Roy Ericson, Sue Evans, Diane Farrington. Michael Fay. Sean Fazio, Paul Fees, Patty Feight. Jane Feight, Tracie Felice, Shelley Ferrari, Rhonda Field, Danny Fisher. Cynthia Fitzgerald. Patricia 156 Junior Teresa Russo hurries to finish her math assign- ment before the bell rings. Flannery, Denise Forbes, Jeff Fraser, Janice Fraser, John Frederick, Thomas Freel, Tracy Friend, Randall Garner, Stephen Garnett, Glenda Garnett, James Gedler, Juanita Gift, Kathleen Gillaspy, Elizabeth Gillespie, Lorna Gillispie, Kevin Gillum, Russell Glanz, William Gorsche, James Graeve, Anthony Grant, Robert Greco, Arthur Greenwood, Mark Griffin, Paul Gross, Mark Grove, Robert Grubbs, Elizabeth Gruwell, Lori Guessford, Timothy Hall, Tom Hankins, Terry Hanson, Michaei Hardcastle, Elizabeth Harder, Jason Hargens, Sonya Hart, Pamela Harvey, Kristie Hastie, Victoria Hayes, Karla Hayes, Teresa Heathcote, Kathryn Heckart, Melvin Hein, Angela Helm, Larry Henderson, Robert Henderson, Ronald Hesseltine, Paula Heritage, Ronald Hietala, Robin Hill, Rick Hilsenbeck, Bonita Hiracheta, Melody 157 Hoch, David Hoffman, Jean Hooper, Joan Hopkins, Robert Houangvan, Andusone Howard, Alicia Huck, Victoria Huff, Lisa Hutchins, Monica Hutchison, Kimberly Huynh, Dao Hyde, Donald Ingvall, Robert Inman, Larry Inman, Roxanne Irwin. Cynthia Ishmael, Arlene Ivory, Machelle Jackson, Earl Jackson, Jeffrey Jacobs, Teresa Janes, Theresa Jerkewitz, Tammy Jertson, Lisa Jessop, Julie Johnson, Brett Johnson, Dennis Johnson, Diana Johnson. Robert Johnston, Larry Jones, James Jones, John Jones, Scott Jones, Tiffany Jordan, Janice Jorgenson. Laurie Kaale, Jay Keeling. Kimber Lee Kennedy. Crystal Kerr, Ronald Kesselring, Kimberly Keyes. Kelli Kimble. Diana Kincel, Karen King, Kembal Kingen. Marvin Kingkade, Janet 158 Kingkade, Melissa Kirkman, Kelly Klein, Julie Knauer, Julia Knudsen, Britt Knutson, Wayne Konchalski, Jean Konchalski, John Kusel, Rhonda L ' Estrange, Michelle Ladurini, John Lage, Todd Landess, Steven Lanum, Stephen Lapham, Amy Lathrum, Mickey Law, Sonja Lawless, Toby Layton, Debra Lee, Ramale Lehman, Brian Lewellen, Marsha Lewellen, Steven Lewis, Roxane Lewiston, Susan Livengood, Angela Lile, Jim Lilly. Tommy Lindsey, Darryl Lint, Nickie Llewellyn, Katherine Lloyd, Pat Loffredo, Deborah Lohmeier, Lori Long, Cordell Lopez, Christopher Lowry, Jeff Lundeen, Denise Ly Moua, Soua Lynch, Rebecca Main, Bruce Manivong, Chaloun Marchant, Daniel Martin, Carmen Martin, Julie Martin, Robert Martinez, Gina 159 Martinez, Tina Marturello, Michael Maskrey, Christopher Mass, Raymond Mauro, Tom Maxon, Elly Mae May, Todd Mazzie, Kay McCall, Anita McCaughey, Keith McGraw, Cynthia McDowell. Patty McFall, Jacquelne McGee, Patricia McKee, Stephanie McKern, Renee McPherson, Cynthia Medina, Richard Medina, Rose Mary Meeks, Jeffrey Mefferd, Denise Mefford, Lora Mehl, Bonnie Melcher, Mary Mendenhall, Lori Meyer, Scott Miller, Angela Miller, Craig Miller, Dean Miller, Molly Milton, Brian Mitchell, Matthew Moffitt. William Monahan, Christopher Moore, Brian Moreira, Jane Moyle, Julie Munyon, John Munyon, Marsha Murphy, Patrick Murphy, Todd Nash, Tom Newton, James 160 week by participating in hat and sock day. Rhode, Robert Rice, Bobbi Rice, Deanna Rice, Jeffrey Rich, Dina Rieck, Scott Riggs, Kris Rivera, Edward Rizzuti, Angela Roberts. Christine Robinson, Brenda Robinson, Cynthia Roe. Jeffrey Rogers, Kathleen Romine, Michelle Rooney, Cindy Rooney. Todd Rosenbaum, Angela Ross, Leslie Rounds, Buster Routh, Roberta Rowen, Christopher Runkel, Karisa Rush. Steven Russo. Rose Russo. Teresa Rutan, Kenneth Ryan. Patti Saltzman, Mary Sanford. Martin Sayasane. Nopphavanh Scaglione. Lisa Scartazzi. Todd Big time juniors. Lilianna Bonanno and Maria Colosimo, tell sophomores where they can find their classes. I 162 Scavo, Christopher Schafer, Charles Schaffer, Brian Schartner, Tracy Schoonover, Lisa Schrock, Doni Schurman, Susan Sciachitano, Richard Scott, Douglas Scrowther. Dana Sease, Treasa Senecaut, Karen Severino, Julie Shaffer, James Shaugnessy, Shelley Shay, Jerry Sheets, Matthew Sheumaker. Brian Shoning, Charles Shipman, Jean Shipman, Joan Shirley, Aimee Singleton, George Sinnorai, Sinarak Six. Denise Sly, Burton Smith, Alicia Smith, Jamie Smith, Jill Smith, Julie Smith, Steven Smith, Teri Soda. Tonette Soroka, Ann Sommers, Richard South, Linda Soutter, Paula Spencer, Phillip Stafford, Ruth Stamper, Anne Stapes, Patty Steckman, Lisa Steichen, Kimberly Sterns, Michael Stevens, Jill Stevens, Tracey Stewart, Glenn Stitzell, Jana Stotler, Mary Stougard, Robert Stout, Darren Stowell, Andrew Strait, Valorie Sullivan, Susan Syverson, Todd Taylor, Kevin Taylor, Kyle Thiel, Renee Thielke, Shelley Thomas, Gregory Thomas, Randy Thompson. Debra Toomey, Melissa Towne, Jeff Turk, Kalen Twyman, Jay Ury, Janet Van Dyke. Paul Van Dyke, Shawn Van Nausdle, Tracey Van Patten, Michael Veith, Penny Juniors Suzanne Bell and Kelly Berry find themselves enjoying an amusing joke together 164 Venn, Kelly Villirillo, Anthony Volz, Rhonda Vonk, Cindy Vosler, Barry Wachter, Edward Wagner, Wendy Walker, Billy Walker, John Walsh, Richard Warren, Tamra Warren, Tanya Watson, Robert Weatherly, Rodney Weir, Brenda Welch, Patricia Welch, Stacy Wellman, Dawn Wells, Linda Wessel, Tina West, Rhonda Weyer, Rita Whisler, Amy Whitcher, Roberta Whitfield, Susan Willard, Kelly Willard, Kimberly Willett, Robin Williams, Kelly Williams, Lila Willson, Eric Wilmore, Mara Wilson, Bonnie Wilson, Peter Winslow, Douglas Wolfley, Sheila Wood, Charles Worthington, Andrew Wright. Joseph Youmans, Sheri Zaiser, Elizabeth Zeller, David Zupan, Denise Rose Russo looks displeased with her selection of entrees, while Jeannette Palnovlch carries on a conversation with Shelley Thielke. 165 SB BP BDQ££, i m 166 Leadership grows as activities are planned The Senior class started its busy year with the election of class officers. These officers, along with the home- room representatives, were the hidden strength in the planning and organization of the committees. Sean Neely was chosen as president, and with this position came many responsibilities. His time was devoted to speaking at functions, working closely with committees, and representing the senior class. Sharon Long, vice-president, was mainly in charge of Class Day, but was also involved in Banquet preparations. Jerrry Barrett was elected treasurer and had many important financial duties. Jerry worked closely with Senior Advisor Robert Wilson in the collection of dues and the balancing of the books. Christy Welch, secretary, was in charge of taking notes at meetings. She was also responsible for writing letters and sending invitationstoguestspeakersto requesttheir presence at many of the activities. The Senior Banquet was a great success. The entree Sean Neely, senior class president, goes to animated extremes to get some response out of Gayle Strong, Jerilyn Duff, and Kris Coleman of the banquet committee. voted on and chosen by the seniors was prime rib. The site for the banquet was the Hotel Fort Des Moines, April 13. Prom night, April 30, is something every senior looks forward to. The theme for Prom ' 82 was The Best of Times and the band for the evening was Cruise Control. This was the second year that the Prom was held at the Drake Olmsted center. The last appearance of seniors before graduation was Class Day, May 21. This traditional ceremony included honoring the top 3 and 15 percent of the class, and the presenting of awards and scholarships. The Class of ' 82 accepted their diplomas during Com- mencement, May 23 at 3 p.m. at Veterns Memorial Auditorium. As seniors we look back upon Lincoln High and we remember the good times. We shared the happiness of victories and the sadness of defeat, joy of laughter and the sorrows of tears. After all, these were the best of times. 169 Karen Abbott Lynda Ahlberg Julie Aldini Doug Alexander Earlee Allen Shari Allison Bryan Ankeney Tracey Arpy Carol Askland Cathy Atwood Patty Austin Bounheua Baccam Cindy Backstrom Linda Backstrom Steve Backstrom Chris Bagby Terry Bainter Rhonda Baker Marjorie Ballard Jerry Barrett John Barrett Joan Bartholomew Brian Bartlett Tony Bassett Kristi Bastian Jon Batye Jeff Beals Tony Bejarno Roxanne Bell Trisha Bengfort Daniel Benoit David Bequeaith Darla Berg Bryan Bertrand Richard Biondi John Bishop Doug Bixler Peggy Bixler Randy Blackman Sherri Blackmore Steve Blaylock Steven Blevins Michele Boldt John Bolten Mike Bonnano Donald Boss Susan Boubin Paul Burris Ten Bradshaw Jim Brandt John Braswell Cindy Bresnahan Tammy Brewer John Briles Tim Brose Kirk Brown Sheri Brown Vickie Brown Willie Brown Traci Bruce Beth Bruckshaw Rhonda Bruno Jennifer Burdick Lori Burgett Thomas Caldbeck Chuck Caligiuri Brenda Camp Maria Cardenas Bob Carle Curt Carpenter Debbie Carroll David Ceron Tom Champ Vince Chia Dan Chastain Gayle Chiupka Pat Claman Darla Clark Kristy Clark Sherry Cleland Kelly Clergy Ed Cole Laura Cole Kristin Coleman Daniel Collins Michael Collins Beth Conner Howard Cook Scott Cook John Coppi Gina Cornelison Tracey Cosner Jim Costanzo Brett Cox Mark Cox Laurie Craig Dwight Crawford Chris Crees Bill Crist 173 Lisa Crowell Dan Cullen Jerry Curnes Carl Curran Scott Curry Tim Curtis Tina Dalton Randy Daniels Chris Daugherty Ernie Davenport Angie Davis Tamara Davis Lucia DeAngelis Martin Denny Mike DeReus Denise Deshler Michelle DeWitt Pon DeYoung Stacy DiMaggio Lisa Doane Steve Downey Tammy Drummond Steve Duede Jerilyn Duff Andy Edwards Tracey Eginoire Kathy Eikleberry Shelley Ekstrom Peggy Ellis Craig Else Dave Emerson Brad Enslow Doug Erickson Crystal Euritt Jamie Ewald Rick Felice Crystal Finch Tammy Fisher Noreen Fitzgerald Joleen Flatt Diane Flickinger Mary Fogue Tom Grubbs, head of the rowdies, displays his cheerleading abilities. 175 Brian Foust Eric Foust Kori Foust Joe Frahm Gregory Francisco Eric Frangos Torsha Franklin Jill Freel Tracey Freel Robert Friedman Roger Friedman Elizabeth Frome Tony Fronk Tom Fucalaro John Funke Brian Fuqua Terry Gable Laura Gants Glenda Garnett Mary Gates Tim Gedler 176 Marty Geyer Cindy Ghee Nanette Gibson Michael Gilliam Kim Glenn Frances Gomez Juan Gomez Dan Gornick Mary Gracey Dale Graeve Larry Grant Peter Green Ken Greubel Jerry Griffith Leigh Grimes Michael Groesbeck Dan Groves Tom Grubbs Craig Guessford Tom Guessford Gary Guthrie Mary Guy Lori Hackney Max Hagar Eric Hamilton Ginger Hamman Jan Hansen Lisa Harris Tycene Harris Scott Harrison Sue Harter Bill Harvey Karen Harvey Laura Hastie Tina Hayes Ginny Heggen Cathy Hemcy Minnette Heide Sharlyn Heisler Thomas Heller Connie Henderson Ed Heritage Dana Herman Kristy Hibbs Tony Hibbs Kaleen Hickman Neil High Barry Highland Dennis Hildreth Robert Hill Tami Hill 178 Karen Hitchcock Kelley Hoffmann Angela Holcomb Kathryn Hope Randy Horn Joe Hospodarsky Crystal Howe Karen Huff Dawn Hulet Scott Hutchens Jerri Jackman Jackie Jones Kelly Jambretz Yvonne James Angela Jasper Tom Johnson Scott Johnson Rick Johnson George Johnson Denise Johnson Craig Jones James Jones John Jordan Kim Jorgensen Richard Judkins Henry Kaczmarek Curtis Kading Hugh Kale Carmen Kauzlarich 179 Roger Keho Tim Kelderman Jodi Keller Kris Keller Dan Kephart Mark Killin Janette Kmcheloe Kelly Kirts Jerry Barrett thinks of devious ways to get Chris Coleman in trouble Brian Klimowski Lori Klug Lisa Knight Vicki Knight Kenny Knode Kirk Lacquement Mary Lammers Jeffrey Lane Michael Leach Rod Leach f mm i Ruth Leege Dave Lemons Frank Leo Andy Lewis Larry Lewis Tim Lewis Tim Lindemoen Tom Lindemoen Sharon Long Lori Loney Cheri Loomis Pheuane Lovan Chris Ludlow Christy Lukenbill Melvin Lundy Lucille Lyman Lori Maldonado Bob Mann 181 Gina Marquis Diane Martin Wendell Martin Mary Marturello Thomas Massey David Mattson David May Kim McAninch Rhonda McCaughey Mat McClain Julie McCoy Jim McGinnis Casey McKinnon John McNerney Doug McPhee Kelle Melton Teresa Mick Shelly Miles Chris Miller Gina Miller Scott Minard Scott Minnick Kirk Mitchell Ronda Mitchell Brad Moist Lori McGraw Kristi Moon Teresa Moore Machelle Moorehead Julie Morford Sandra Morgan Curt Mosell Linda Munoz Theresa Murphy Nora Myers Therisa Naragon 183 Regina Navin Roderick Navin Lori Neas Sean Neely Carol Nelson Clark Nelson Tracy Nelson Debra Newton David Nicoletto Judy Nisser Melissa Nittler Jonette Noble Dana Herman points out Janelle Warfields over-enthusiasm at a pep assembly. Margaret Noyes Gary O ' Donnell Tom Oliver Patrick Olson Amber Parkin Nancy Pascuzzi Rob Pasutti Mike Pederson Kraig Pennington Jacqueline Perkins Dean Phipps Jim Pierce Mitch Pinkerton Jackie Piper Tonnie Pollard Jackie Poison Deborah Pontious Jerry Poore Merrily Porter R. Anthony Powell Tami Powell Dave Prentice Mary Gracey thinks about Graduation as Robert Wilson measures her for her cap and gown. Tony Preuninger Becky Price Gene Price Dave Primrose Kim Pulliam Carla Purscell Nancy Quigley Ramona Quijano Mary Jo Rand Denise Raymond Joni Raymond Geleen Reed Ken Reed Kellene Reichert Timm Reid John Rhode Bob Riordon Sam Rizzuti Brian Roach Stacie Roberts Julie Robbins Kevin Robbins Edward Robison Patrick Rodgers Jerry Roeder Susan Rosky Kelly Rossel Leslie Roy Dan Rush Patti Ryan Beth Sabbag Bruce Sage Eric Salmon Laura Saltzman Mary Salvaggio Tammy Samson Douglas Sapp Selma Saxton Roger Saylor Jon Ann Scott 186 Mike Scott Dennis Scrowther Stephen Scurletis Henry Sellers Jeff Sellner Kathy Senecaut Jodi Shaughnessy Jeffrey Shaw Mike Shay Bob Sheets Kellie Shenker Harold Silk Shawna Simas Bounary Sinnorai Pam Slone David Smith Jeff Smith Vance Smith Dave Spafford Venise Spahr Teri Spidle Theresa Soda Martin Solem Alan Stanley Norman Steinbach John Stenberg Betty Sterrett Eric Stimple Robert Stotts Tamara Stover 187 Jeff Strait Gayle Strong Deena Stubbs Lisa Sullivan Debbie Swinton James Taft Rebecca Taylor Christina Thomas Gary Thomas Kelly Thompson Mary Thompson Randy Thompson Todd Thompson Wayne Thompson Bryce Thomson Michele Tilotta Matt Tofanelli Rick Tomlinson 188 Kelle Melton proposes a toast to her fellow studetns with her carton of milk. Michelle Towne Beth True Mike Truitt Steve Utterson Jon VanCleve Johnny Virden Keith Virden Kim Virden Tony Vivone Jim Voitel Mike Wagner Jolynne Walker Bryan Wambold Janelle Warfield Sandra Warne Wayne Wasson Bryon Waters Sheri Weeks 189 Brad Weir Amy Welch Christy Welch Dan Welch Steve Wells Lori Wendt Charles Westberg Robert Weberg Tim Whitacre Diana Whitehead Tonni Wicker Deborah Wilber Jo Ann Wilbur Susan Wilkinson Laura Williams Milissa Williams Janet Wilson Patrick Wilson Erik Winberg Leigh Ann Wolfe Deanna Woods Mike Woods Molly Woodward Beth Wright Kenneth Wright Scott Wright Julie Yakovich Jorge Zagorski Lulu Zaragoza 190 Brenda Michele Camp Laurie Marie Craig Stacy Maria DiMaggio John Andrews Edwards Joleen Rae Flatt Mary Kathleen Fogue Laura Sue Gants Mary Thelma Guy Dawn Loraine Hulet Scott Allen Johnson Daniel DeWayne Kephart Inh Klounlovong Jonette Rae Noble James E. Pierce Julie Ann Robbins Stephen Louis Scurletis 1 192 Top 3% Carol Ann Askland John Jerald Barrett Anthony Louis Berjarno John P. Bishop Sherri L. Blackmore Steven Edward Blevins Michele Rae Boldt Donald Edwin Boss James Lee Brandt Traci L. Bruce Rhonda L. Bruno Darla Lee Clark Kristin Marie Coleman Michelle Dawn DeWitt Jerilyn Suzanne Duff Crystal Lee Euritt Kori Jill Foust Gregory Alan Francisco Leigh Anne Grimes Thomas Andrew Guessford Craig O. Harvey Tony William Hibbs Robert A. Hill Tamara Lynne Hill Kelly J. Jambretz Yvonne Diana James Angela Marie Jasper Denise F. Johnson James Richard Johnson James A. Jones II John Patrick Jordan Henry Kaczmarek Timothy L. Kelderman Brian A. Klimowski Vicki Lee Knight Merrily Jo Lammers Timothy D. Lewis Lori L. Loney Pheuane Lovan John F. McNerney Kelle M. Melton Sandra D. Morgan Regina L. Navin Roderick J. Navin Lori J. Neas Sean Neely Carol Beth Nelson Kellene ReNae Reichert Timm W. Re id Sam J. Rizzuti Jon Ann K. Scott Shawna L. Simas Bounary Sinnorai Lisa J. Sullivan Janelle I. Warfield Bryon D. Waters Robert L. Weberg Diana Whitehead Leigh Ann Wolfe Kenneth A. Wright Top 15% 193 Student Life 195 " 96 PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. WORLD LEADER IN Mil KI-tjcnlcTIUo §gV PIONEER. Corn, sorghum, alfalfa, cereal and cotton seeds. Peterson 7| SOYBEAN SEED Soybean seed. 5g PIONEER •V ) MICROBIAL PRODUCTS Naturally occurring microbial cultures selected for agriculture. f £ PIONEER J DATA SYSTEMS Computer hardware and data processing services. NQR 3NU DATA SYSTEMS Microprocessor-based data systems. f J Green Meadows y jgf Planning Systems Community planning and development. PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. - 1206 MULBERRY STREET, DES MOINES, IOWA 50308 • Registered trademark of Pioneer Hi-Bred International. Inc.. Des Moines, Iowa. U.S.A. 198 ■ CONGRATULATIONS SENIORS Learn a skill. Doing something different. You can help in the Air Guard IOWA AIR NATIONAL GUARD, 3100 McKINLEY DES MOINES, IOWA 50321 Phone 285-7182 Sportsman ' s Supply Company Ron Biondi, Owner 199 Eed Wiili es from Standard Bearings Company of Des Moines 2350 Hubbell Ave. 265-5261 SOUTHTOWN FUNERAL HOME (Hamilton ' s Service) 5400 Southwest 9th Street Des Moines, Iowa km i a |2J (boon SiuudwA 543 • 6th Avenue Des Moines, Iowa 50302 243-7674 Bankers Trust Come Crow With us Des Moines, Iowa 50304 200 RICK LIVINGSTON STAN LIVINGSTON DENNIS LIVINGSTON DON LIVINGSTON Livingston ' s Auto Service PROFESSIONAL FOREIGN AND AMERICAN CAR SERVICE BY CERTIFIED MECHANICS PHONE 287-1372 5304 S. ' W. 9TH STREET DES MOINES, IOWA 50315 CONGRATULATIONS FROM Katheryne Stout Optometrist 243-0642 3138 SOUTHWEST NINTH CONGRATULATIONS SENIORS Army Post Rental CONGRATULATIONS SENIORS 4201 CHAMBERLAIN Ph. 255-5571 4221 FIEUR DR. Ph. 285-0227 WE RENT MOST EVERYTHING 1211 Army Post Road 285-3941 tinct we - ty t e $ AND (Courteous err ice 201 Allied Wholesale Meats, Inc. 2418 Sunset Road 243-0518 Complete Supplies of Choice Meats Seafoods " Quality and Service a Must " EAST DES MOINES National Bank Member F.D.I.C S.E. 14th Indianola Road East 14th and Euclid East University and Hubbell Pleasant Hill, Iowa 244-6677 SERVICE WITH DISTINCTION DELUXE MOTOR COACHES INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP AIRLINE TICKETING RESERVATIONS SAVE MONEY TIME WORRY BY WORKING WITH THE PROFESSIONALS Make All Of Your Airline Reservations Faster And Easier By Us ng Cjr Computerized Saber System JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF CENTRAL IOWA, INC. CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATING CLASS OF 1982 MAIN OFFICE Branch Office CALL 276-6782 243-1361 (»r) hawkeye TOURS INC 8450 Hickman Road - Suite 20 3300 S W. 9th - Suite 4 YOUR FUTURE IS NOW GOOD LUCK! GO RAILSPLITTERS 2:2 FABRIC CARE CENTER Where you can spend an hour and save a day. 1316 ARMY POST Pat - Tonda - Sharon - Gene 285-0424 Our 18th Year! fitroj r JOINT J 6350 Douglas 276-4420 Congratulations Seniors! B B Super Market Old Fashion Service Meat Counter S.E. 6th Hartford 243-7607 J i 4 i i ...... J CP ■ - ■ ' ' ■ ■ I - • ■ ' ' ' | .-A — J— CONGRATULATIONS from Crescent Chevrolet Inc. New Cars 247-8000 Service Department 247-8020 Parts Department 247-8030 Used Cars 247-8040 203 Don ' t just EA T that game! Have it professionally mounted. ANIMAL ARTS TAXIDERMY STUDIO 591 Marlou Parkway Des Moines, Iowa 50315 515 285-0495 South of Children ' s Zoo in Greenfield Plaza ♦Graduate of A.I.T. ♦Member N.T.A., N.R.A, I.S.F. ♦State and Federal licensed Quality you can trust - Satisfaction a must! Owner: I om ( audill Southridge Mall • Des Moines Phone 287-5555 SHOES BY Nike Adidas Converse Pony Puma SPEEDO " Swimsuits BASEBALL Wilson Rawlings " WIGWAM " Socks FOOTBALL Wilson Rawlings DODGER " Shorts CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GRADUATING CLASS OF 1982 BmMl 33 FLAVORS Ice Cream Shop PARTY ITEMS A SPECIALTY SOUTHRIDGE MALL 1111 E. ARMY POST ROAD 287-3333 2:4 CONGRATULATIONS SENIORS! If you think that your Drug Mart can be of help to you in the years to come. YOU ' RE RIGHT! We welcome your patronage. 7 convenient Des Moines area locations. S.W. 9th and McKinley E. 28th and Hubbell 3615 Beaver 1220 Grand, West Des Moines 80 School Street, Carlisle 421 Laurel 5775 Merle Hay Rd. CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 82 from WILHITE PLUMBING AND HEATING, INC. ' Your Southtown Plumber " 1720 S. E. Army Post Road 285-7510 The insurance business holds many career opportunities. We may have one for you after graduation. FARMLAND INSURANCE SERVICES Fleur Bell Des Moines, Iowa 50315 245-8800 CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES 410 S.E. 18th STREET DES MOINES, IOWA 50301 AREA CODE 515—265-1618 mend Packing Company 205 Whitaker Pharmacy Co. Hl ' tf) (Ef)t ilmport f)op THE PRESCRIPTION STORE 1103 ARMY POST ROAD TELEPHONE 285-2121 DES MOINES, IOWA 50315 JOHN 4 MARGE SWAN 4140Park Ave Southtown Furniture House GAIL (BUD) McANINCH Auctioneer 285-5151 • New and Used Furniture • Buy and Sell Daily • Business Liquidators 6631 S.E. Bloomfield Rd. Des Moines, Iowa 1 Block South of Army Post Rd. 1 Block East of E. 14th Congratulations Class of " 82 " Quarry Supply, Inc. 4521 S. E. 14th St. 285-8131 Des Moines, Iowa 206 UMDENSTOCK DAIRY QUEEN 3408 S.W. 9th STREET CONGRATULATIONS 1982 GRADUATES 50D FARM AND 8400 S.W. 9th DES MOINES, IOWA 50317 285-1595 207 FORREST and ASSOC. inc. MASONRY CONTRACTOR phone 283-0497 — IT Congratulations Class of 1982 Office Supplies for Home or Office Office Furniture BING ' S STATIONERY CO. Bing Bogatto 341 0 S. W. 9th Ph. 288-4889 Where Service Courtesy Prevail Congratulations Class of 1982 Air Lanes Bowl 4200 Fleur Drive Des Moines, Iowa Phone 285-8632 OPEN DAYS WEEK 208 CANTEEN SERVICE COMPANY OF CENTRAL IOWA 21 10 WAKONDA VIEW DRIVE . DES MOINES. IOWA 50321 • (515)285-8504 CUSTOM COFFEE M CANTEEN CONGRATULATIONS SENIORS " 82 " CLAYTON ' S, INC. CLAYTON ' S VARIETY. INC . 2702 Beaver Avenue Des Moines, Iowa 50310 CLAYTON ' S STORE FOR CRAFTS, INC 2622 Beaver Avenue Des Moines, Iowa 50310 CLAYTON ' S ARTS CRAFTS, INC. 1423 Army Post Rd. S.W. Des Moines, Iowa 50315 BRENT0N NATIONAL BANK OF SOUTH DES MOINES WE APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINESS, AND ENJOY BEING A PART OF YOUR COMMUNITY 3 SOUTHSIDE LOCATIONS S.W. 9th McKinley Wakonda Shopping Center 6140 S.E. 14th BANK I BRENTON Hie working bank. Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 209 fylowesiA, liy s Free Delivery Minimum Order Anthony J. Comito SW 9th PARK AVE VfSA ' 288-6789 ie ' s Pizza House Dine With Us Or Carry !t Out • Pizza (over 25 varieties) • Strom and Ham Cheese Sandwiches • Salads (with a special homemade dressing) Open 5 P.M. to 12 Midnight (Weekdays and Saturdays) Fridays 5 P.M. till 1 a.m. Closed Sundays Tuesdays Phone 285-9357 1920 Army Post Road. TONINI FUNERAL HOME 2135 S. W. 9th OLINDA Phone 282-7311 (Service to all Faiths) MANDO TONINI Class of Jan. 1938 MARY TONINI Class of June 1942 210 Krispy Krust Bread Co. We specialize in VIENNA ITALIAN PUMPERNICKLE RYE DINNER HARD ROLLS HOAGIE ROLLS At Your Grocer Baked in Des Moines Since 1917 2 S.E. Jackson Ave. DES MOINES, IOWA Phone 243-1620 CONGRATULATIONS 1982 GRADUATES from NOAH ' S CLEANERS DRY CLEANERS— TAILORING Serving South Des Moines for over 30 years Free Pick-up and Delivery David Noah, Owner The Best Buy in Cleaning is Quality S. W. 9th Leland DES MOINES, IOWA 285-1261 Congratulations Seniors! from Aluminum Distributors, Inc. Wholesale Distributors United States Steel Siding Products Aluminum - Steel - Vinyl ALUMINUM DISihIBUTORS.INC G. Nick Van Patten, President PARK AVENUE SHOE AND CLOTHING Sembower Pharmacy 4020 Fleur Drive REGISTERED PHARMACISTS ON DUTY AT ALL TIMES 285-8303 Prescriptions Delivered BIOLOGICALS — SICKROOM SUPPLIES COMPLETE BABY DEPARTMENT We invite all Lincolners to shop at the complete store for their wardrobes. 3304 S. W. 9th Street Phone 282-0649 CLASS OF ' 82 WE DO IT ALL FOR YOU Congratulations Class of 82 Fresh Fruits Vegetables Institutional Suppliers and fiotaio PROCESSING CO. CHEF S DE-LITE ZT« fft PRODUCE CO. Fft£M FZU T £ V£G£rA8l£G L f 100 E. 2nd Street DES MOINES, IOWA 50309 Charlie Colosimo Sr. and Family Railsplitter Ambassadors Your all sports club. 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IOWA 50303 Zkirport Western 150 Rooms • Meeting and Banquet Facilities For Up To 300 Indoor Pools, Jacuzzi, Sauna • Skyway Restaurant • Hangar Lounge 3 Minutes to Airport • 10 Minutes to Downtown Des Moines 1810 ARMY POST ROAD DES MOINES, IOWA 50312 PH: (515) 287-6464 217 HILTON INN COMMffULATIOttS CLASS or a r X Stay at Airport Hilton and try the fabulous Crystal Tree Restaurant •NT toasige • « 1 SOUTH FLEUHOniVC -OCSMONCS OWA CONGRATULATIONS 1982 LINCOLN GRADUATES JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS 285-8967 1314 ARMY POST ROAD DES MOINES " It ' s not QUANTITY that counts, it s QUALITY " For the Best Quality work in all of your printing needs .... CARROLL AUTO WRECKING • MOTORS • SPRINGS • TRANSMISSIONS • REAR ENDS • FRONT ENDS • RADIATORS • HOODS • GRILLES • BUMPERS PRINTING 2803 S.W. 9th DES MOINES, IOWA 243-2404 288-2244 OR 288-3801 CAR TRUCK PARTS WE SELL INSTALL USED MOTORS OLD NEWER CARS OPEN MON. 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