Alief Elsik High School - Ramblings Yearbook (Houston, TX)

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RAMBLINGS STAFF EDITOR Brena Baumann ASST. EDITOR John Urbanowicz ADS AND INDEX Kim Blankenship? Jennifer Berendt CLASSES Misty Bogle Beth Gillam Ericka Hoss CLUBS Terri Broekmanx Rhonda Brookshire Lisa Hamilton Jeff Rengert Angie Shoemaker Kim Vonderau STUDENT LIFE Debbie Strube' Marie Abaya Colleen Baker Laurie Boydstun Yui C hoe Christy Mata SPORTS John Urbanowicz' Ruthie Garcia Joel Marino Troy Smith PHOTOGRAPHERS Cathy Bell' Chris Duplain Lee Ann McCoy Peter Kuffel Glenn Wright ADVISOR Cay Osmon "' denotes section editor vin Pic Yvawbwxgs Alief Elsik High School 12601 High Star P.O. Box 68 Alief, Texas 77411 RAMBLINGS VOL. 8 uA., . SENIORS Class Pictures Achievements Cum Laude Senior Awards Prom Graduation SPORTS Football Cheerleaders Volleyball Basketball Track! Cross Country Swimming Diving Golf Soccer Tennis Baseball STUDENT LIFE Pep Rallies Homecoming Rival Week Powder Puff CONTENT DRAMA PLAY Feature: Chris Ayres Feature: Performers Parades Feature: Fads Fashions Feature: Sr. Rings Feature: Young Life Feature: Awards Night Feature: Nightlife Talent Show Slave Sale Feature: Spring Break Feature: Working CLUBS NHS Student Congress French Spanish German Latin Literary Magazine Main Events Computer Science Math Science Jets Revelliers Band FCA CSU Drama! Speech Yearbook Newspaper Photographers Art Ramrollers Choir Chess VOCATION CLASSES Juniors Sophomores Freshman Faculty GROUP PICTURES ADS! INDEX CLOSING Editor's Note 2 Opening What is ELSIK Without Us? The student body is Elsik. Whether representing or participating in, we are the true school. That's why this yearbook is not centered around the school but the students and the active life we lead. by: Brena Baumann "Who's he?" asked the basketball fans at the Spring Woods game C Duplam photo What Is ELSIK Without Us? Two goals are reflected in our theme MOVING PICTURES. One is to catch the student body in action. As you run between and North and South House or stay till 5 p.m. practicing, you are participating in school. Spending the day at Surf Side or Sharpstown Mall you are representing the school. The student body is Elsik. That's why this yearbook is not centered around the school but the students and the active life We lead. Year after year, paragraphs are written about the memories that will suddenly become significant in ten years. Well this may seem trite, but its true that your yearbook serves a meaningful purpose in the future. Many people will cherish their's by the first class reunion. Life in high school is like nothing else. You can remember the experiences, but never relive them. Someday you will wonder Why Ms. Pac Man gobbled your quarters, what was so great about E.T., who was Tom Selleck Calias Magnum P.I.J, and what attraction did McDonalds have that brought students there any time or day of the week. Elsik is an ever changing environment of learning. Not just of Shakespeare and binomials, but of life in general. The student body is so diversified that a wide variety of life styles can be seen just by walking down the hall. Itis a difficult task to include everybody and their interests in one book. Nevertheless, we did try such a thing in Ramblings '83. In doing so, we found the only thing we all had in common was that we attended Alief Elsik High School during the 1982-1983 year. by: Brena Baumann 'E-Q '4 gzaifml- ,S 555.53 , " Ak 111, g .six in- . 1, ,f -KA QE" U V' " 1:11 Q.-,,- X- Xfsff Y 'J 'xiifi 2 -'-.- f Y J 5 P 1 . Six , 5 , Y-V x ' ' ,-. g. ig .X f f, e- Y . Y xg," L mf, - . Q 5"5' P"fipZ'.,Q,, .A ,qv Q 'XX RN , 'N - . ' I ' xx, X ' "fm -V , ,. ,N . ' -4,1 'M-., x wr-'Mx -.. lx . B - - - 4, u '.", . - 'u ' f Qtvi ' 2- - 4, Ur . ', ' I .1 . n VI gd.: .I f v , ,,,1,, r 1 ' ,413 prgin -- .- x X ' 6 Seniors rtcwfes Movin oY5 Sem Senior Superiority Seniors are different from typical underclassmen. Not different as in odd, but as in unique. Lets face it, after four years of high school, you're bound to have those distinct characteristics of dreaded Senioritis. No matter how hard you try to avoid it or how far you run away, itfs bound to catch up to you sooner or ater. To be a Senior, one must have certain possessions and qualities. For example, your bookshelves may look more like a Hastings fanis because theyire done in black and gold. This of course is the complete library of Cliff Notes courtesy of any book store and a good part of your lunch money. It must be an unofficial rule of AISD Transportation because you,ll never find a senior riding the bus. If you are wise enough to think ahead, you'll start begging Daddy for a car as a Freshman or go to work as soon as possible to save for one. If all else fails, either bum a ride from the guy down the street or walk. A really cool Senior is never seen without his letterjacket and class ring. The only exception is for the guys. They may let their current girlfriend wear both no matter how long the jacket is on her or how many rolls of tape are wrapped around the ring. For the most part, jackets are worn year around and class rings are never taken off One thing all Seniors lack is time. Many are involved in extracurricular activities that take up afternoons, evening, and weekends. Even more hold down part time jobs at places like Target and Minimax. Homework, if done at all, is saved for the very last part ofthe day which is after Johnny Carson. This is a very good reason as to why Seniors are frequently caught dozing in Brit. Lit. or Eco. Taking all aspects into consideration, the yan Even the cold couldn't stop Senior Kenny Martinez from having a good time at the Wednesday night hayride. C. Bell photo The atrium in North House from upstairs. C. Bell photo MQW 'Jrff V' 9' sm 3 Who says A.P. English can't be fun? C. Bell photo Senioryearisboththehardestandthebest. Much more effort is required, but no one will say it wasn't worth it! by Brena Baumann IF' 'E Studying hard in Mr. Fairmans Economics class is Cheryl Robinson and Anjalic Mathur. C. Bell photo .. , , N Calculators become a necessity for Karen Gremminger. C. Bell photo Warming up for the successful Spring Woods basketball game is Senior Eyeing the camera is Jeff Wilton. C. Bell photo Steve Budd. C. Duplain photo Seniors 7 Adams, Diana Adams, Lori Alfrod, Ernest Algaze, Eugenia Aljure, Olga Allen, Scott Allison, Maryjo Alvim, Lee Anderson, Carrie Anderson, Karen Arel, Kenneth Atteberry, Brandy Avery, Greg Ayres, Chris Baker, Colleen 8 Classes . QQ, S6969 It's hard to define this common "Senioritis,,, but it seems to hit seniors at some point in their last year of high school and some even sooner. Senioritis affects each senior differently, and each had his or her own definition of it. When asked the question, 'fWhat is rf' Hltis a time when seniors are excited about the prom, graduation, and getting out on your own.', - Christy Mata "It,s a time to party before we have to grow up.', - Rhonda Miller "It is a time when everyone is tired of school and are ready to get out on their ownf' - Laurie Boydstun "It,s a good feeling because you finally get out of high school." - Robert Molloy "lt,s BADV, - Joe Primo Some common symptoms and their causes: Dashing into school at 8:07 - V Stayed up until 3:00 a.m. studying for Government test and couldn't drag yourself out of bed until 7:45 a.m. Fixed looks off into space - Worrying about college: Where to go, what it takes to get in, and most importantly, what to do this weekend. Stiff "A.P.', Arm - Caused by carrying too many A.P. History books at one time. Indigestion - Caused by stuffing that last "Del Taco" burrito in your mouth at lunch while running from your car to class before the tardy bell rings. Being an Awesome Senior - It comes with the territory. by: Misty Bogie wt Baker, Debbie Ball, Kathy Banning, Craig Bao, Lan Barksdale, Wayde Bates, Renee Baumann, Brena Becerra, Mirtha Becker, Steve Bell, Cathy Bell, Dena Benis, Cindy Bennett, Patricia Bennett, Robert Berendt, Jennifer X W w N Berney, Cathy Beury, John Beyer, Vernon Bielefeld, Lynn Bitz, Kenneth Blakenship, Kim Blanks, Kim Bolmanski, William Bono, Toni Bothager, Neva Seniors 9 -x ul 15? ff ,iw "BLT J Hwy- - W. ,Z 'v,, , tw.- S, J N' J .Y ,Fm V. Y, '1,mQfI " H ,X -' WM W A W W j -rv, Q , +1 f 121 42 , ' eff V' af V' W "W Y K af' X Hg, WMF WH. , 5235 Q.- T, 'YI 4 r 1135, RS. 3' 'Fi gz '-M. . :if Q 4 M S H w M, ww ,1 ,......- Q4 T., , , 'mi'-:Allm- . , -' 1' W . ,,,, """iAf'h 'H , ' uw 7. , , Wy I, '22 Wm ,, W .Mglirw . nv ,Q ,....f Q! Qwff! if mi. Qs-f Q 'vw f f W Wg if . 'D X, . 41 . 1 .gi fi 1 lr, . ' J Y If A i i Privileged or not Eating off campus is con- sidered a privilege for seniors. But is it really? Many seniors have come to realize how hard it is to leave campus for lunch. "By the time you drive to McDonald's, or wherever you are going, there is no time to eat before getting back to schoolj, quoted a senior. Another disadvantage of this privilege is underclassmen sneak ing out. Most seniors wait for the big day that they can leave campus for lunch, but then they find out Juniors and un- derclassmen take advantage of this privilege also. Do seniors still consider eating off campus a privilege? "I feel that it is a privilege because you don't have to eat cafeteria food," said Laurie Boydstun. "It's definitely a privilege, since ll throu h my 3 S underclassman years I looked forward to itf, said Yui Choe. "If the underclassmen would wait until their senior year to take advantage of this privilege, I feel it would be more meaningfulf' "It's supposed to be a senior privilege. A lot of underclassmen go out so I don't consider it a senior privilegef' said Christy Mata. by Erika Hoss Kristi'Skinner attacked by mad taco. Campos, Gina Cantu, Regina Carleton, Brett Casiple, Jocelyn Castillo, Carol Cernosek, Michael Cernosek, Troy Chae, Mina Chang, Faith Chang, Helen Chang, Suwe Chiang, Kuang Chavez, Gloria C hema, Kevin Cheng, Alice Seniors ll Cheong, Hoi Choe, Hwi Choe, Yui Chow, Mike Chunn, Heather Clark, Dawn Clark, Sandy Cole, Terry Conley, Kathleen Cortes, Ernest Craig, Michelle Cuevas, Juan Cuevas, Martin Daaboul, Ingrid Damron, David Darju, Shreyas 12 Classes Vital Signs "We're the best that ain't no bull, cuz AliefElsik Seniors Ruleli' D. Adams photo "Abra-Abra Cadabra, if you don't watch out the Seniors will nab yay! S'We think Lee is really sweet - Wait til we knock them off their feet." "The Bears think they are ffl at home, but we're destined for the Dome? "We're on the ball court not on the law court - the judges can't help you now Stratford? fe , W v Y ,Z K 4 Daws, Paula Debruyn, Elana DellaPenna, Nick Deluke, Allan Desai, Amit DeSouza, Marcelo DiCesare, Ken Dimitroff, Felicia Dipasupil, Sally Dixon, Tanya Drummond, Theresa Dulce, Lorita Dunaway, Derek Dunn, Tamiko DuPlain, Chris Engel, Lisa Escobeda, Rachel Espinosa, Dina Esquivel, Pauline Ewing, Greg Exis, Peter Feakes, Ginger Fernandez, Al Font, Luis Fort, Michael Seniors 13 Gaalla, Arun Gamble, Graham Garcia, Ruthie Garner, Tracey Garr, Eric Garrett, Mike Gibson, Robert Giesbrecht, Wilbert Gilbert, Lori Go, Tony Gonyea, Belinda Gonzales, Neisy Gonzales, Renee Gough, Elizabeth Grantham, John Grasso, Angela Gray, Karen Green, John Greer, Shana Gremminger, Karen Guidry, Brian Hail, Staci Hancock, Mike Hanks, Glenn Hanst, Kristen 14 Classes 21 i I1 9 A nabbin' essential. H Q These are times of change: No longer is it considered fun or "cool,' to make prank calls or wrap houses, now the current craze which is sweeping Alief is called Nabbin', and though some take it to extremes which may involve illegalities, it is really nothing more than an elaborate version of wrapping houses. Now the question from those who are momentarily oblivious to this talent Cotherwise known as Beginning Nabbers as opposed to Experienced Nabbersl arises as to exactly what is Nabbin'? Nabbin' involves the "borrowing" of various articles of junk from around town and placing these objects in the yards of unsuspecting victims. New teenage pranks seem to come and go with each generation: whether or not this current craze will last remains to be seen, yet, for now, the Nabbers of Alief continue to nab to their hearts content - or at least until something better comes along. Many assure you, however, that will never happen. by Ruthie Garcia 'V'L.1rf T? J ,.. F ..'. ff Hare, David Haro, Julius Harper, Kim Harrover, Keven Harrover, Linda Hartman, Connie Hartz, Tim Hawkinberry, Rhonda Hawkins, Kamela Heeke, Shawn Helms, Julie Hernandez, Cathy Higginbotham, Michele Hill, Diane Hinson, Quint Hirsch, Kristy Seniors 15 Ho, Huong Hoang, Kelly Hoffman, Rene Hoffpauir, Dianne Holden, Johnny Holley, Sheila Hood, Brian Howell, Lisa Hrubesh, Chris Hsiao, Helen Huber, Karen Hurosky, Jackie Hurst, Launa Hydo, Barry J aramillo, James 16 Classes Senior Spirit Throughout their four years supporting the Elsik Rams, this year's Senior class showed enthusiasm which was unmatched anywhere. The level of intensity ranged from tears and anger during dismal football seasons to one of high energy and cheers of this yearis season. The emotions of the senior class were exhausted due mainly to three losing football seasons and this year's close-but-not-quite trip to the dome. With their visible support shown by poster parties, camouflage outfits, cakes and Nabbin' excursions, the senior class proved its spirit to be of the highest quality. by: Ruthie Garcia 'Q Seniors - yeah - stand up and cheer let 'em know youlre here. Rams, Rams, go, go, go! D. Nguyen photo Aff Jasek, Carrie Jimenez, Lisa John, Lethi Johnson, Marion Johnson, Mike Jordon, Tammi Kalita, Renata Kalucz, Michael Kanchi, Gitanjal Kao, Kim Keener, Marlene Kelly. Greg Kelly, Janice Kennedy, Barbara Kite. Lisa Kleefman, John Kothari. Manisha Koutani, Pierre Kreisner, Lujean Krembs, Rebecca Kubecka, Stephanie Kuczynski, Tom Kuffel, Peter Kuntz, Lawrence Kuo, Margaret Seniors 17 , "' "' -' 'I Varsity veterans When you think of out- standing athletes, immediately two names come to mind: David Walker and Jeff Bryant. Both were selected to play varsity football for their sophomore year and have now played varsity for three years. "When I was chosen to play varsity football I was excited and scarced. It took some getting used to but the coach helped me through it," David said. He also commented that his friends didn't treat him any different. He felt that the underclassmen who are moved up to varsity get some harrassment, no matter what sport, but it also gives them a great opportunity to excel in that sport. "I was excited and Nervous about playing varsity footballf' Jeff said. He commented that his dad being head coach had little to do with him playing varsity his sophomore year. At that time varsity had several injuries, and he was called on to play because of the lack of personnel for the position. Both David and Jeff will continue to be involved in football. David will be going to the University of Houston on a l four year scholarship. Jeff will consider academics as well as football when he chooses which athletic scholarship to accept. I by: Christy Mata Af Martinez, Carolina Martinez, Kenny Martinez, Oscar M t J ar z, ane Massie, John Mata, Christy Mata, Jose Mathiason, Tony Mathur, Anjal Matthews, Susan Maturan, Johan McCormick, James McCoy, LeeAnn McCreary, Kyle McDonald, Kathy Seniors I9 McGaughy, Adele McGhee, Traci McMahan, John Meador, Glenn Meeks, Karen Meier, Bryan Meinecke, Angela Meyer, Denise Middaugh, Robert Milam, Jim Miller, Rhonda Miller, Scott Mills, Tony Minkel, Jim Minnick, Janie Mock, Kathy 20 Classes 9 Y: 'jf :isle 1 2 it V, 3 -f-Q v Q y y M Y ' , ---0-"" J Q Finals make you crazy, here's proofl Sally Dipasupil, Eugenia Algaze and Mike Chow. Photo C. Bell o finals!'?! What a reliefl After four graduating classes, the Seniors of '83 received the privilege of final exemptions. Though this only effects the spling semester of each graduating class, seniors feel it is a well-deserved privilege. In order to avoid taking the final, seniors must have no more than four absenses and a grade of a g'C', or above. Knowing that they might not have to take a final exam can relieve much tension and aniexty and make life just a little bit easier for each senior. by: Colleen Baker L...-- A Molloy, Robert Moryem, Ataul Moore, Kim Moore, Mary Moreno, Oscar Morgan, Terri Morrill, Troy Morille, Pam Morse, Micheline Mueller, Pete Mulford, Maree Musil, Vivian Nash, Phaedra Ng, Daisy Nghiem, Ho Ngo, Ailan Ngo, To Loan Nguyen, Bona Nguyen, Can Nguyen, Dzung-Quo Nguyen, Kim Nguyen, Yung Nunez, Marlene 0'Brien, Shonda O'Donnell, David QMS 21 e HW LJ fv 'f 'v 'if fl-M my " ' ami" 1-,.f,, A 4 X if w.. I x S -vs mx. , W W M 5 'wr' ' M , ,, W ww" A iw In fn E A , 1 1 1 eekends! Pardon me, folks. How would you like to play a word association game? Ifl say "black", you say "white", Ifl say "blue", you say "Mighty Rams? If I say "weekend'i, what would you say? Robert Molloy, senior, said, "Girlfriend,'. Jim Woodiin, junior, said "Watching College football and parties? Tracy Kagen, sophomore, just laughed and said, "Sleep'i Lynn McLaren, junior, replied, "Driving around and having fun." Ournextassociationwordwillbe"school". . .Hey! Wait! Don't stop reading. GKAY, OKAY - Weill stick with weekend. Well, what do you say? by Beth Gillam l 4 Mindy Campbell, Cindy Benis, and Kathy Ball show weekend identities. ""' 'S-'fff4'Yn., V-42,4 Pollard, Karen Poltorak, Eva Poole, Shanna Primo, Joe Propes, John Protomartir, Oliver Provenzano, Lynette Puckett, Della Puckett, Gwen Pulido, Armando Quach, Pamela Rainey, Kim Randall, Alicia Rangel, Anna Reed, Lori Reed, Luke Seniors 23 Ribble, Michael Richardson, Lee Ritchel, John R binson, Cheri R cha, Tony R dgers, Debbie Rogers, Wayne Rojas, Amaya R m o, Jeanette R , Robin Rose, Deir-Dre Roten, Scott R thbauer, Andrea Royster, Richard Rudder, Lorraine 24 Classes I' ,cc "Married to a rich man, living in a big house with several children. " - San dy Clark "I'll be on the Boston Celtics scoiin g 22 poin ts a game. F11 get married about 29. 'i - Steve Budd "Living rightnext door to Sandy Clarlg living in a bigger house. " - Shonda n 10 years... 99 O,B1ien "l'll be regional manager of Shell Oil Co., makinga million dollars a year l'll have a good looking wife. ', - Robert Molloy. "Run a productive busi- ness and have my own fishing show. " - Mark Schindler ... 1--- w "I 71 be living in Londong will be a world wide trading magnate, and be mega-rich. ,' - Diana Adams "I'll be marriedg have a couple of childreng and live in River Oaks. " - Mindy Campbell "Married and playing professional baseball. " - Chris Tucker "Very wealthy own my own businessg and not be -i f , HNIAQEEWIE 113: 1 if fix 1, 4 'HNFN xxlxx xlxx X U X :xl w1twi5b5'1:': 3 , EM , ,X sm 'Q If . W? UI ...N 'zqxwvazlwl' r Yum. Wk J VN! x!mW'W1Mw :n w::::, ,Ag W5 2.3 ,Q :Y sie,-2125 ,, ,HM " ww, ,, Hu 1 - M MW, ,Z 14.9. E ,VF 3 9 x I .U A 3.1 ?f'ag , E? 'EL 5,.-,. ,, yon- S-F3 4 I Sprute, Joe Stamm, Eric Steele, Missi Stinneford, Charles Stokes, Lisa Stone, Selena Strack, Nadine Stricklen, Jonathan Strube, Debbie Sturm, Jeff Swift, John Taylor, Jerry Taylor, Justus Taylor, Susan Templin, Dale Terry, Melissa Thomas, Kari Thomas, Sherly Thompson, Bobby Torres, Noel Townsend, Darryl Trabulsi, Victor Tranum, Linda Trasher, Kirk Truong, Binh 26 Classes F 7 ,nf x, 1 if 4? I "In 10 years . . Y' cont.d married. l' - Missi Steele "I'll be married, with a happy home .and a prominent business. H - Trey Reed "I'll be living in a mansion wi th a M ercedez and a great looking Woman. " - Joe Primo "I plan to be living in Germany, married to a rich I taliang he president of Gumm y Bears. 171 have a Gumm y Bear lactoiy in my backyard, and a Kermit cement m1Xer." - Kristi Skinner "I'11 be living in Hawaii. H - Oscar Moreno "I should be married with one small child and I will ha vea successful business career. " - Alisa Mse Tucker, Chris Tucker, Jim Tussy, Elena Valadez, Pete Valderrama, Grace VanGilder, Susan Varley, Mark Villarreal, Beth Vonderau, Kim Vossman, John Wagner, John Walker, Bob Walker, David Walker, Dianna Wallace, Kevin Seniors 27 Ward, Connie Ward, Steve Watt, Lori Watts, Darrin Watts, David Weaver, Cale Webb, Dexter Webb, Wrandall Wentz, Mike White, Barbara White, Sean Wiener, Debbie Williams, Linda Williams, Lori Wills, Mike Wilson, Wendy 28 Classes 32111 iff' "rsh Senior Awards The same senior awards fMost Beautiful!Handsome, Most Friendly, Most Athletic, etc.l presented every year to every senior class at every high school are strictly tradition, but what do they really tell about the person receiving the award? When considering the graduating seniors of 1983, more personally revealing "awards" come to mind. Here are just a few: Best: Quarters Players: Steve Budd and Angela Meinecke Female Mud Wrestlers: Lisa Kite and Gwen Puckett Demolition Drivers: Mike Johnson and Dena Bell Most Likely To: Replace Richard Thomas as John-Boy: Jeff Bryant Become a Playboy Photographer: Derek Dunaway Star In The Next Three Stooges Movie: Ken Martinez, Atul Shan, and Fred Peterson Host The Wheel Of Fortune: Charles Stinneford and Lujean Kreisner Replace Brooke As The New Calvin Model: Jay Stricklen Become Indy Drivers: Diana Adams and Staci Hail Do 'iFeelin' 7-Up" commercials: Oscar Moreno and Dexter Webb Have 9 Kids: Christy Mata Become Tag-Team Champs Of Houston Wrestling: Mark Schindler and Mck Della Pena Headline The Society Page: Jacque Snow and Kenny DiCesare Carry a Lunchbox To Work: Henry Bransford Guest Star on Hee-Haw: Mike Garrett and Karen Pollard Become A Reporter For the Enquirer: Olga Ayure Beat His Wife: Al Femandez Beat Her Husband: Missi Steele Wear White At Their Weddings: Kristi Skinner and Laurie Boydstun Star In The Broadway Production Of Hair: Ruthie Garcia 'Y Youngblood, April Yust, Karl Zaragoza, Sherri Ziegler, Alex Wilson, Nikita Wilton, Jeff Winslow, Holly Winston, Jeremy Wise, Alisa Wood, Anthony Woodall, Nolan Woodring, Rene Woods, Carol Wright, Cynthia Yee, Anna Yeyille, Maria Yi, Mum Young, J elisa Young, Tracy Seniors 29 ,,-we innera shy Seniors strike again. Shonda 'Brien. Tamiko Dunn. Staci Hail. Sandy Clark. lissi Steele. and Angela Meinieke. D. Adams ioto Future Bunnies ham-it-up at Bear Creek Park. Front: Terri Broekman, Kristi Skinner. his famous Elephant man irnpersonations is newspaper editor and Christy Mata, Standing: Laurie Bodystun, Ruthie Garcia. and Sandy Clark. S. Hail Deluke. C. Bell photo Photo . .-.- -1-o 'yu P1 me w E Notorious food lover Micheal Garrett is caught in the act. D. Adams photo Hot shot Senior hoopster shows his form. Al Toto Fernandez. C. DuPlain photo "Hook 'em Horns" - Debbie Strube, C. Bell photo. The three stooges take a wife. Kenny Dieesare, Sandy Clark. Robert Molloy. Angela Meineeke. Derek Dunaway. and Shonda O'Brien. D. Adams photo Seniors 31 32 Classes MAH this and money tooi, Senior class officers Julia Perry, presidentg Mike Johnson, vice president, Missi Steele, secretary and Diana Adams, treasurer helped contribute to a year of successful projects. Together they dedicated much time and effort in working for the Senior class by planning many money making projects. Doughnut and Christmas ornament sales, selling programs at football games, and Powder Puffwere some ofthe biggest fundraisers. Diana Adams comments, "We had a lot of help from the people in our class to achieve our goal for a great prom. We all appreciated it very muchf' Missi adds, "Without class participation we couldn't have done It " ' by: Laurie Boydstun Missi Steele C. Duplain photo f Yi. Julia Perry C. Duplain photo Kay Armstrong and Faye Fontenot - sponsors C. Duplain photo Diana Adams and Mike Johnson C. Duplain photo nd - of- the - year BA H mud nor flood nor rain could keep the 83 from partying at the anch on May 21. Laurie Nick Della Penna, and threw one Neither torrential party. ors left the driving to as the fun began on the to Schulenburg. Although V o We Seni other dnvers were forced to ver due to adverse weather the two Greyhounds drove onward loaded passengers who, by the , were somewhat ignorant to weather conditions outside due the partying conditions inside. to balance herself - Angela Meinecke. C. DuPlain We arrived to find a violent storm in progress - but as they say, a little water never hurt anybody. Overall, it was a wet morning, yet by early afternoon the sun appeared and more fun followed. People were pushed in the pool and many were thrown in the lake where seniors dove and flipped off a high dive, rowed around in a boat, or rode "the rapidsv in innertubes. Some played shuffleboard, putt-putt, and basket- ball, while others went fishing. But, the "highlight" ofthe evening was the big mixed-doubles tennis match . Though Steve Budd and Smiling for the camera- Wayne LaPlante and Kristen Hanst. S. Schindler photo Friends Forever - Mindy Campbell, Cindy Benis, and Christy Mata. D. Schindler photo Cindy Benis put up a gallant fight, Derek Dunaway and Stephanie Kubecka took home the trophies. The food was fantastic and the music was even better. It blared throughout the party with great hits like Mark Schindler's favorite song s'Pussycat,'. Why, we even heard our class song played for the first and only time this year. From 1Oa.m. to 10 p.m., the fun never stopped. Great food, more beverages, music, activities, friends, memories - what else could be expected from the awesome class of '83! by Ruthie Garcia Playing water basketball - Nick Della Penna, Mike Johnson, and Ken Martinez. C. DuPlain photo ww I gg xc' . Hosting the party were Mark Schindler, Laurie Boydstun and Nick Della Penna. J. Della Penna Photo Schindler Party 33 34 Seniors l Go To The Head T116 C1331 Valedictorian, Salutatorian, Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, Cum Laude. Everyone would like to receive these prestigious awards as they walk across the platform on graduation night. These seniors are the excellent students in our school, the academic achievers. But it's not as easy as just wanting to graduate with honors. These students have spent endless hours reading, writing research papers, and studying, not to mention the homework, which they have done enough of in the past four years to last them a lifetime. They should be proud of themselves because they have strived for the A.I.S.D. goal of "Excellence in Education" and they have reached that goal. 2 This year, there were nine Summa Cum Laudes, eighteen Magna Cum Laudes, and forty-nine Cum Laudes. In the Senior class, there were 507 students. The Summa Cum Laudes are the top 1 Wo, the Magna Cum Laudes are the top 5 'Vo and the Cum Laudes are the top l50!o of their class. At graduation ceremonies, each of these students will be wearing the prestigious chords of their particular sector of the class. by Debbie Strube Nik buf Eric Stamm - VALEDICTORIAN, Nancy Ordonez - SALUTATORIAN. SUMMA CUM LAUDES- Row 1: Helen Chang, Yui Choe, Sally Dipasupil. Row 2: Jeff Bryant, Nancy Ordonez, Atul Shah, Stamm. 1 A HM ' 'Qu AGNA CU hem Zaragoza lchael Chow v Q6 3 yin 5 AW ,,,.,.,-o--x ,,..-.un-A ',,,..,-an-1 1'-Q.. 4, ""mi- -- -- -.5 gi Q wiv e'w Z-f Gltanjah dh1 Jeff W1lt ,L ,4- it .wi Su? :-QA! lgfff Q' ri!" 'YF sp will v C111 36 Seniors dl v-5 v1 -Self 251' 13 NAI 2: -ucv: : 9' tv S ri o V1 ..- 4 0 vi O. 1-1 E? E YS fb fb 51 fn U1 Co D into O 1-1 6 Ci' Q I1 Miami,EllZ21bCll11Nall0llf1ll'l0ll0l'S0ClelYll,l21-lf-ACll-9LSP2KliSh Denman, Elamlf Clloll' Clllbi Mah,-me B,-id et- Revellie,-S 11 121 B mu n 9- p d puff 12- Scheffer Renay'VlCA11 12' Dist Choir 10' lst Place VlCADra Cl b 1231211 h' fCh ' 1' A1111 1 10, 11, 125 B d 99 Della enna, Nlck: FCA ll, 125 Football97l25 Basketball95 Powder - y' .3 ' - ' 5 5 .3 0 ' ow el 5 ' ' 7 . ' ' ' ' . Igssgty gi? ly gloss ggiigltryl 1:32 ll, V: 122 IIE 12, Football Hon. Men., wmtel, wonderland Dance 322:51 EL ll?1v. Ensemble, Winter Wonderland Queen, Sr. gang? Sllaglaf5.Draft. 1StateJ 10, 1stVICA Draft. 1 OW Cf, ll,l 3 HSS TCHSUFCF v v 1 - '. I A 5 M f , j 1' 1 P d' puff 11, 123 Ch 1 d 10.12 H d 12- Schindler, Mark: FCA 9-125 Football 9-125 Baseball 9-125 All-Di Adams- limi T"f19ll 9- l01 CYOSS C0ll'l'fY 9- lol Af' Club l2? Dfama Demlml' Rollin' volllgball' ?'l2' Basllelbllllf 942' Vol? l l' anlarfttalilolrl 9- Nlovmiliated forA1l-Ani. flftleileafder 12- Honizrooni Hon- Men- Football 12: Winter Wonderland Court 11, 12. Club 123 Mam Events 12, Desai, Amlt. Physics lub 12, JETS Club 12, Indus. Ans 12. Rep H . , Schmidt, Enrique: sp. Club 2: WCA 12. Alfogiihliiez Spanish Club 115 National Merit Commendation5 Desiililli M2l'CCl03 YC3l'b00k lll VICA l2L 3l'd PlHCC DISI- EHS Martini Carolina. Choir 9 Sam, David: 3aSCba119.125H0n. Men. pitcher- Wmnef- . ' ' l " l l ' ' Sh h,AIlIMlhClb9-ll5V.P .ll5B d9-l25V.P .1 Algaze, Eugenia: Matli cliib 9, 121 Literaigoglubflwagazine 11, 121 D1cesare, Kenneth. DECA 121 snrnng club' 9-12. Mimi' 2229153152 S159Qgglhgzgvfflifllffglloio. S 5 12. a Drnnli Mafor 121liETs 111 Nngeil, 121 Pls. 12, Fr. C1129-1 Band , 10, ll, l2S NP1li0llHl H0ll0l' ICU' lli l2 TTCHSUFCE Dllllllg' Bryan: Band 9'l23'l-ellllls lo' lllpowdel' P'-'fl-Blue Bombers powfier P11511 12 ' l ' l ' Main Events 115 Blue Bombers 125 Baseball 9, 105 Ramrollers 5lUdCl1lC0l'lZl'CSS l2Z Pl'lYSiCS Club 12 PWS-1 P0WdCfPl1ffll, l23 . l 3 Slate Sflloflinsemble ll? lsl Dlsl' Solomnsemble 9'l0- Martinez 0321- Fobtbill 9 10- Baskelbauv 9 10-125 US Ach. Academy Nat. Awards Eng., Trig 5 Outstandi ls' Place "Voices" l'0ClfY COHWSIS 5'll Place Calculus-l-CC Dlmllloll Fellcllll CVAE 599' ll? ll' Acll' ll' Massie John- lridiist Teeli 'l2"Pootball 9-12-'Traek 9-1o- student SwdemBi0l0 ,French,Ele.Analysis,Hishestscorwn NED College: 4th place Comp. Sci.-Lee College. Dlpasullll, Sally: Sgech and Drama 10-12 V. Pres. 125 Math Club can 10- ll - - 1 , , Outstanding gmc: Jr. Class: Outstanding Musicians Band I Aljure,Cw1a: Blue Battalion 9,Revelliers 10, ll, 121 Powder Puffll, 9-l2Tres. 10: 1. Club l1:NHS1l, 12: M951 I-1k9lyT0 Succeed Mm Chung. Yearbook IZ. Battalion 9. Cheerleader lo. Powder Dios, l2L llllel' W0IldCflafld l0, ll l2- . lz' . , . giuffll 12 ' ' ' Shiller, Brian: Wood Rep. Tex. Indust. Arts Asso. 125 Football 9-1 Allisgg, Maryiig: Band' 95 Drama, 105 Revelliers 115 Student Dlxcgrglzaggggrzzglg 92125 Student Councllg Dlst. Band 9, 105 lst Dlv. Mathiasomworiyz Football 9-12: Baseball 9-IZ: Golf 12- Sggmndgrggudent. Machine woods lB IZ, Mews 2B I nzress - . . - . . . 1 1- . ' . Alvllli Lee: Sci- Club lol Malll Evellls l23.F'- Club. l ls Lll- Club lz- Dockms' Mlchael: F00lball9'l2'S r 1 ll Wresllmg I ll Swlmmmg 5221?-l I6e?wnr5H3allEa lEgllYl??l-Els-Ngvspapcr Photographer ll Simon, Mlllllgimi SP- Club 233 OEA ll, 122 PFCS- 12: SIUGCHYCOHL l Dfama l22 Clwl' l0- ll- l21 Dlsl- Clmlf ll? ls' DW- lll Tmll ll' - 12l'Qilil1 and seroll 11 12- Powder Poffll l21Aead Ex Photos' Powder Puff I 1. V Soloflf-me 101 9- Dmenlrllalerenslllinaolrlliitime'nl2i.1'01-111251:151 ' i ' ' ' ' S1--lm Sl-al-1' HECE ll A Ca':Ch'l0,ll,12. Offy - sr-1 Sera sr-Lower ,Q . . . - l -' ' -' " . A232221 Ka?e'rli1 Mklllrand Dist, 12 Battalion 9. Rodeo An 2nd Place 12: An Award 9: DAR Award l2- Llg5:9llg1e':2?li5d25C?eiL- ghflfj- ll, P9W'le' Pull l2- s"'lli'i,,llQlf12lQ', fl1i'lf:1,'f,'Q, lf1.lifl'fa?Q2,lls1fl1i,1g11 giflgesfll Eng' Atteber? Gingen Pep Squad' 9, 105 HOSA Parliamentarian 125 lst Dullllwayi Defelfi F00lb3ll 91 Baskelball 9-123 M051 SPll'l1CCl l2- Meeks karen. FCA l0'H. Vbueyball 55. -1-rack 9 10. Cross Count and Drama Club 9, 103 11115 Cmb 115 'powder puff 11, ig- NH H0 A A,-ea 115 2nd HOSA A,-ea pa,-5 P1-ocedu,-eg 5th HQSA Dunn, Tamlko: FCA 9-12 Sec. 125 Volleyball 95 Basketball 9-125 ld Trainer for Folnbau V H b li S r ' ci B k tb U ly 12. Omstandin Ach. Speech 9, Imem Thespian Socieul lo Skills Contest. Cross-Country IQ-124 THICK 9-12 P0WdCl' Pllffll- 129 Basketball M ' lk A 1 - DE 11- lCho'Cy9 310-Ogle ' anL'f aige li '12- Skinnel' Kristi'FCR 10-12' NHS ll, l2'Vol1e ball 9-12' Basketb- Avev. Gsm Eribglub 121 Football 91 Basketball 10, 111 A1lTooni. 221359591 -Dm 12: 3rd Team All-Greater HOUS- 121 M051 e"b'S112?baHllS,ab1,,1,,g 16, p0lf.ff1e,'puf1 11?'1'f1.1f,,f,e,50m 11,-,pf 3111 Taaok 9-125 Powder Pnff'1l,'l21 Frl Fav.1 Horneeonain anase - . 11M H 121s.H R. Ayres, Chris Drama 125 Thespian. Society 10 125 Main Events D'-lpglllzv giligiislzamflillglsigtlilyivigigfg?Sg5ll'f3iJr2':E:g1fAlxbJii Meyglljgehisez young Life 9, IQ powder puff 12. Smithfggrriez Drxailla gil? l 1, 125 Yr?t?rlZrl,.?g:l lfllgowder Pufl' SWS- l2-.NFL 12- BCS' 5l'PP0m'3S Aclof l0- BCS' ACU lll I2 ' ' ' Middangb,Robei11lxaske1ba119-12,1-lon.Men.Al1-Dist. 121s1iort ll, 12: Ramrollers 11, 125 Home Ee. Ach. Award 11: FHA V. utstandlng Per. Oral Interp. ll, Outstanding Per. ll, IJIL - 5,0 Semnpin. 12. Pres. 115 Pres. 125 Sr. Homeroom Rep. gnegZgtPllZye,:llSti5'Cast l15UILOne-ActPlay Hon. Mentlon Ming, ilhonda- Iyollegall 9.12 Golf 9-11L powder puff 11, 123 Smith, Eau: l1hl25dl?1glfglr:g 5115 L25TGeolgl.9AI-barld 105 ll ' ' Engel, Lisa1 Battalion 91Revel1iers 11 12- N1-ls 12- Revel iers seo t ollleloolll 99' ' ml ' lc al' ' azz an 9 ' ll 9 'ac ' 3 00 a 12, ' ' ' ' M1kel,.llm: Baseball 9, 103 Football 9. 9, l0- Baker,co1leen1Batta1ion 91Reve11iers lo, 1 , 121stodentconaress Eseobar, Daniel: r' 9-1l1Basketball- 91 s 12, Mlllmcllf -'amef Batllelball ll- 1 s ,l 1 st d tc . 12' DE 11 P d Poffll 12, 121 Yonnalnfe lo, 11, 121 vearbook 121 Powder Puff ll, 121 Eseobedo, Raelielz Powder Piifr 11, 121Reve1lixoel1f1gr. 12. Mock' Kalllyf Cl' 1' lo- l2S Drama and Sveecll 9, l01 Ellmfe l21 s2il:y,1?fll: Balndeg-12? Eiga iland 9-i210lYreSr12- Band Pr. Re Lwliosz lilo arrgngpfxniegloan Sigh seliool students" 111 Espinosa, Dina: Band 9, 101 sp. cliib 91 volleyball Mgr. ll 12- Qjfgfgsfglllffegiflol V9lleYl'al'99 Powllellaulllll l29 lSlD"" 9: Band sweetheart 12- Powder Puffll 12- Ramrollers 11 ome m. ep. grom om. . P d Puffl1,l25l Pl Sl! , l ' '. ' 1 7 ' '- ' ' all- l4a'l1QVB2g2lg0l1 95 Egffllifgs 110, ltlzlfllgerleager 12, Exis, lgeleiroiversined soind Alftocliilllie illlllf 2. Mollffl lggffglfguggilrgii lgggiiggilfsbggfalgi f l l- spergolfnggygeg srol1l:tlaL2ACiii?is'l.?l?vla:tl '123' Nm' Mem Schol' rksdale, ay er Pauls U L 091 H , , :PowderPuff 9 . . . 3 5 h ' 5 OW Stamm, Eric: Sp. Club 9-12 V.-Pres. 115 JETS 11, 121 NHS ll, 121 l2- , . . - seml'Flnall5l l2' Class Fav' 9' Homeroom Rep' 9'l2' Physics Club 123 Ramrollers 105 Outstanding Ach. in: Phy. Sci., Barrett Tam1:Cheerleader" 9 10' Track 9 10 11 Fernandez' Al- Baseball 9- Baskellilall 9 2- Moreno, Oscar Basketball 9-12. B- AOP S - h, NED-r A d 10, A - Bates Renee1Prene1i c11ib9 lb li-Tres 12-Presfseienoecliib 10- Flows- Dalllllf lllfllls- Aflscllll' l2V- PWS- l21F00lb2ll9i ll, 12: M9rsan,TerlirSludemC0ns,Rep. I1:Se9. l2:Bar1alion95Revelliers Alo' d E 9392 1 d- - .Kill E ' cllllellxc Ellcellflllce Stndentcongess1211,1iem1yMag, fb 11.56611 C1,mpme,Ma,1Q Jr- Homeroom Rep- 10-121 Miss Tex. Drill Team Finalist 121 Most Talented 12. Nxa'Ma5l'55'Aw1ndafl lclomlll' ll" 'lg' Mem Wald l21U g1nb111Basketball9, 101 Powder Pnffll, 121'Main Events 111 Folseblgfmgvlgiff-5 llll-, dF52fygealLig3IEaS5gejlir9g 1gli2ltPl3CC Slfllci 'gm-SSA at gl gilglialg- d I C I2 B nal 9 steele, 11P1issi1PcA Treas. lo- 12- PCA 10-12 NHs 11 12- student - - - -1, .. 0,1 .l.u -5uenon.5aon5 , " , ' ", EfxfQf,pcf,',lfg,f:.l5ySfcSCl'lbllslleecll and Dmmllgl l0'S9eecll Fort,Mike:Pootba1191Mgr. lo. Revelliers lo-1F21 Powder Poffll, 121 NHS 12. QQQPEQQfafagljfoglflgaggligcllowllel Pull ll' ll' Tlacll Baumann, 51-eng: Yearbook 10, 11415515 ed., 12.3153 Christian Morse, Micheline: DECA Treas. 125 Fr. Club 95 Debate 105 Band sl- f 11 Ch I :lj ' Cl b 10-l2'P 12. NH 12, Student Union 9, 10, Pres.,ll, 125 NHS 125 Student Congress 125 Gaalla, Arun: Sci. Club ll-125 JETS 12. 9- . lmgo?lr.'l 15gS?1 l5ll?lI:e1all1. Tghespian Solgfety 1,1 12'SPres,?:oit?plc: graena aridasd li 91 Qtnll and soroll 10, 11, 121 Powder Pair Gan1b1e,Giali31n:ltiHks 1I21Power1in'Tegi 91BeatA1l'Ar8nndEng. Mulafffbmaggdmxg lglmlglv- S9l9fEnsemble 9-11, 12: ,mfgg Tennis 10: Awards, Am- H155 9. Phy. 555, 93F,, H 9. Mos, 5um ue. tsta n . t.ll5lt' Ph' 1. .'.. 3 ' ' " - " ' -'. Bell, Dena: Battalion 95 Revelliers 10, ll, 12. Gandhi,uMarllsll:gFr.CClubC95 Math Ellllb 13? 25 l'l,l?llSs12. MllSll, Vlvlilli HOSA 12- EIragm2TlI:1imc0Pr1l5fxS:t2lC2st'?AnPeaD 10?rl-IEg?,ll1lScl:tiAlllSgl1l BeckgQgitel6eHN19HS ll, 125 FCA ll, 125 Football 9, 10, 11, 12 Varsityg Garcia, Ruthie5Speegh 25nd Drama 9? 105 Revelliers Rep. ll Pres, 125 fDist.J 10' Hon. Men. All-Star Cast 1ZoneJ ll' Honor Thespian Cla . Blla' QNH IQY L' ll,l2N IZQTARS - . . . D , l sell, cat1iy1 Drama 19, 11, 121 NHS ll, l21Q11il1and soroll 11, 121 1f1 Yegilbook 121 Powdlellllgnff f 1, 121Mo5lsSgiilfed 12. H521 g'j255.lXlef'lbS,Qll1Q0'l2' Fl' Club l0'l2' NHS ll' I2 , . Main Events 121 Pliysios Club 12-seo.1 Powder Puff 11, 121 Gainer,Traeey1Band 9-111 Powder Pnfflz. N5 ' n DZ 'n JF, Cl b'9. Ph 5 Cl b 12 Slokesi l-1521310 Award 10 5 . , . Yearbook and Newspaper Pbotograpben Diving 9, lo, Garrett, Mike: Football 9-121 Baseball 9 10- Basketball 9 10. We ' ll .9 ' ll ' YS Us l' ' . s1one,SelC'lflf Holm' Soclely 9. l0:Tenn1s 9, l0:Ch91r' ll- Varsity- Gilben, Lori: PHA-1-115110 Pres. 11, Hosli Par. 12,c1ioir lo-121 Nllu12ll',,lf.'I'gl'qQ'll3lSf,,fQ'L?19' Qi lgleaai-l0'Vf'eS5,Q Qllglflb Slfeflfi Naflmffi BOOM Club' 91BaSkCllHll 9- . BeniacindyzBasI1ietba1g91PowderPnff11,121JiiniorAebievennent1 G Powder Purrll, 121 HosA Par. Pro. Awardg Drama Clnb 9. H5566 H0us'Uni,, 'll 9' Sl' lllllel um l me Sl Strwgan, Jay: lgskelball ll- 12: 29d Team All-D151 122 MOS' 0mer00m e . . o, Wing Hong: Mkt. and D'st. Cl b 11, 12. . ' ' . - , - V 5 umorous . I . Benrgtgidlfobel-n:dVlLa ll, 125 Most Outsta ding Achievement in gonzalez, Neisy: Track 9, ll! Pywdler Puff 115 12. Ngllliilzi glfglg-Dlqgqtz l li lzi 5lll EHS- Skills 12. ls! Pl'0J- Dfawlllgt Strulm Iilgblglltfi-ilgiafgallfmzrl 9?Reggg::r?ll0E2glzreilgnlgolszmfgllglls u lng raes. onea,Be1'nda:G Clb l0,ll. ' . . 1 9 , 3 Cal' v L U -,L - Berendt, Jennifelt OEA 125 Yearbook stall' 12. Gralaham, Jllhnz Mghnglllb ll25 Sci. Club ll, 125 S h and Drama 55232 M?'fElnlliQR:aXiTabag9'l2' Volleyball 942' l'l0l1lCl'00m Reg: NEDT Award l0S Cum l-2l1d0SY0UllS Life l li Bemey, Cathy: Powder Puff 125 Gymnastics team'. Club ll, 125 NHS 125 Lit. Mag. 125 Jr. Ach. 95 Physics Club 125 ry' y' ' ' 5 121 POWUCI' PU ll, 12- 1 gury, Jlohx: Sparglsh Chg lg, L25 gowd r Puff 1 l, 12. Outstand'ng Biology Award5 NFL5 Jr. Ach. V. Pres. SWIH1 -l0llllI Band 9-l21 YOUNG l-lfe l0'l21 Blue B0l'l1bCl' ll, l2- verot , I nne: ama u ,l ,l -Pre 125 Forens' s"9, 0, Grasoo,A l:P d Puffl2. ' ' Ski da1Ba 1' 95S d tC .l2gY L'f5P d Xlxsplag 9, W, ll, 125 State Forensic Award' 9, l05uiJIL Best Grays Kil.i'c:lEtl'?HStl2,iSe:udent Cong. 125 Volleyball 9-125 Bowling 12 O Br1Lmi'l2?n ml lon tu en Ong :mi :ie ow er fm nf. - f- 9m9r99m CP. 0'Do ll, Da 'd1P tb ll 111 T k 11, 12, NH 1 1 orneroona ggycgmlgemonrhiclingel Qylfolli Jetsl1J2.Ph , 1 lo B b ut 9 greemlohnrTennlS':BaS9ball': La.Sta1e TenniST9um. 181512. V1 00 a me Taylgsagrustus: Band 9-121 Stage Band 121 Powder Puff ll, 121 3 s 311055 at S I S I . V ,KZ ZNHSll,l2gS' ' -15 , A, 3 5 ' 5 ,ll. ' . Bitz, Ke11gMa1-k,ar1d 131151, 125 Lgsebau lqyffs asc a rergfmnser ren wlmmmgg I Am HIS! Award 355113 rgadfargll JSI Rlgl:.2i2l?ebat 12 Track lo Taylor, Jen'y: Battalion 95 Jr. Ach. 9-115 Rocky Ram Mascot 10. Blankenship, Kim: Revelliers 10, 11,Capt 125 Battalion 95 Yearbook Guidry, Brian: An Club 12, 9. 0,-dongz Nancy: Scilclub 12- NHS 12- Merit Awards: phy. 5015 Eng, Templln, Dale: Auto Mech. 1 , 125 Football 9, 10 AD Section ed. 125 Powder Puff ll, 125 Who's Who of HS I I17A1gl II,III, IV5 Sp.lI,lll5Trig. AcctgBio.15USNMAMa1h Terry, Melissa: Basketball 95 Volleyball 95 Sec. Fr. Class. Students 115 Winter Wonderland Coun 125 Homeroom rep. 115 - -1 , . 1 1 Award' USNMA Eng Award' Yearbook 10. Tll0m2Si Shelly? SCI- Club 91 HOSA ll, l2Z Sllldelll CODE- 91 l03 517- Swdem Cong 12- Hall, Stacl. Sp, Club 12. Powder Puff 1 1, 12, Swlmmlng 9, 10. ' Oursler Mamie. Band 9-125 Powder Pun. 12- and Drama 103 1-mek 9: Outmndmg F,-5 Rep. Bolmanski, William: ICT 1 1, -1-rea' 12- Hanst, Knsten. Student Cong. 9-12 NHS 12, Battalion 9, Revelllers 1 ' ' Townsend, Darryl: Track 97115 Cross Country 10. Bongeis, carol: Battalion 91v 11, 12. lo- l21TC'mlS 9- 1 I . 5 Torres,Angel: Baselqall.Sw1mmms- , Bono, Toni: Marching Band 9 10 11 12- Concert Band 9 10- Hale' Davld- Malll Club 12- Comp- Club l2- PllYSl95 Club 12: NHS Pandya, Himanshu: Biologv Club' 9' 101 Math Club 12. Tranum, Llndaz Maln Events 105 Young Life 10, 12. svniplionie Band 11, 121stlage hand 12f1f1agS 11, 12,D1vis1,,,q l21 German Club 10,5 ll: Blue Bomb-'ffs 122.5912 Club' 91 Parks, Ronnie1soi.cl1ib 11, 12 1-list. cliessclnb 121112Ts Pres. 121 Trasetter,lcirk1Aiito rvieeli. 11, 121sop1i. class Pav. lglass 11 solo and Ensemble111Divisionlclasslensenible 53022132 '21 f ll Sclloolsefv- Award 9- RCS- All-51216 glatli crab A1211 lgilysgosoclnb :121 sghonb Fsli 213 Trang:-loa1seibc1:1b9fl12r.cili1bl50, 1l1Drarna 101111-lA91Traek91 . . - utstan mg c . g. 5 utstarl ln c . nv. lg st n tta lon 5 eve lers , . Botliager, Neva: Traek' 9, 101 Art Club' 9. llama T"'11,VlCA Frei- ll! Pffis- l2- Foolbell' 9- 5 Place City-wide 1-ls Chess Tonrn. 12. Triiong, Binh:-Math Club 111sp.Cl1ib 111soi.C111b 111 NHS 11, 121 Boun s, Beth: CSU 105 Ramrollers 95 Nat. Society Distinguished Helllfflgle' DECA ll' Track 9' Cross Colllllry lo' lzl Powder Pull- P3VliCCk, Al'll0ld1 CllCSS Club l23 Math Club 10- 0UlSl2llldlll8 Ach- AlS- 9- Am. High School Students 10-12 Dist. Choir 1 1, 125 Girls Choir ' ' , . Pen'y, Julia: Student Conf. 10-125 Young Llfe 105 Drama Club 105 Tucker, Jlm: Physics Club 12 Treas. 125 Sp. Club 95 Football 9, 105 Pres. 11. HWY- Theresa- Cl19lf ll, l2-, 5 , I . . , ltevelliers 111Gs1.1 , 121 Powder Piiffll, 121 w1io's w1io1 sr. 1aasketba1191Traok 9. Boydstuny Laurie: FCA 10,125 Battalion 95 Young Life ll IZ, Hemandez,Catal1na. Sp. Club 9,10,lntem.Club 10, Rld1ngC1ub Class pres-3 Cheerleaders 93 Stud tcouncilv Sec. 9' Yearbook 125 Track 9-125 Cheerleader 10 125 Powder Puff 115 . 9' lol swllllmlnf ll' l2' , PC'-55611, Ffedi Sl'-ldefll CODE- 9, l05 Band V- PICS- l23 Band 9-123 125 Class Fav. 10, 115 Homecoming Duchess 115 Homecoming Hlllsoll' Qllllll' Fool all l.0'l2' Basketball lo' F l2lDlSl-Band l210UfSl21Hdll'lS Ml1SlCl21l1SlllP-A-W3l'd Sam Von Gilder, Susan: Band 9-125 Golf 10. Queen 125 Who's Who Among Am. High School Students 121 go' Hulialii ali, 12, P d P ff H l'l0US-,SL Ulllll- JHZZ F0511 lSl Div- S0l0fEllS9mble ll, l2- Vo, Loc: Math Club 9-105 Physics Club 125 Tennis 9, 10. Miss EHS 12: Homeroom Rep. 11. 12. H399 Dj Ya. Qlcllll 52.11 tb 119 5 ow el ll ' Pham- M211 DE l21V0E l2- vo,Nancy:Pr.c1i1b 91Mat1i club 9, 10: vo1levbal19, lo. llc' V' - 1 - 99 9 ' Ph2m.V1em1 Football 9-12: f 12- vonoelzan, Kim: Band 9, 1o1c1ioir 111 Yearbook 12. C T: . an . v-. 52 'S VD B 5' . C12 CD 'D' 110 O 1-t 9? E 53 S S. . . . - . - - - w ,Jltzr tballtlg rl2. Boyle. Lee: Drama 9-125 Choir ll, 12: Club 122 Thespian Society Hoffman, Rene: Choir 9-12: Dist. Choir 12g NEDT Top 10911 10gU1L gxalggkisglnsilztkliguglgbgbFgmgagla ?ea1lJtaZe6bca1l5.1l2i:,:Ace wgfilgg Bgb11Chg?r 9-12: Track 9: Football 9-IZ' 1 1- 121 HOSA 10- 1 511591111112 "- state 1-note Essay 10- and Hon Men 1-itoto contest sam 1-tous. walker, David: FCA 12: Powder Puff Coaelt 1 1, 12: Football 9-12: Branstord, Henry Paul: Band 9-125 lst Dlv. Solo!Ensemble 9, 10. 1'10ffP31111't 1313111153 D' 11121 and 5999011 10425 HOSA 113 OEA st. NEDT Cenmcafe 10 ' ' 2nd A11-Dist, Team 115 lst All-Dist. Team 125 2nd All-Great. Brewmgllgathleen: S h and Drama Club 9-1 lg 2-Star Thespian H uRepgll:'l9f IQHA 12 Powder Puff ll 12 Pina avira. Soccer I0 -I-rack 9 Haus. Team 123 AISD Cert. of Regtgllih D Ch H R - . 0911- .9127 . 3 , - - - ' '. 1 f - W1k,D' :Ch'9-l2gP d Pu 1, 3 ist. oir 3 eg. 11roekman,rems battalron os Revelue lo, 11, NHS 11, 12, Young Howell, L-sa:,Batta11ou 91 Revelbero 11112: Powder Puff 11, 12. 1'-ttfiff-m-119 F1111 12- 112011 9- POW' PU1112- 1101111100111 Rep- a 5,2,,,,'1'lf1"D,s,,'H..,1, 1 2,"1X'EffE v, 1-,es Life lm whens who H1 Homeroo Rep' 12: yearbook H1 123 HntbeshgChns: Drama l 1, 12g Ma1nEventsvl2g lst Place Dlst.S1ngle Pl - J. h Ba d 9 IZ. NHS IZ' Com Sci Club H 12 ward, steve. Football 9: swimming 1042. Bm wl:1otSelryPtBf2 E 14, 12. 12 F tb H k ban B b HT , HsiaEe',Efgn?'g,Pg'ff,,If?t' Doubles Te""'S' Prf11q:f'lc11Ten: B1attal1or19g Revefliers 1111, llfcltoir 93l2f'PotXder war:1, grEt-irger Pufr 12. . 1, 1, :oo a. set ,asea r , ' '. . . , R .ll,l2gR1Cl1'llgD't., ., a. 111 - lst state Drsplay contest ll, Merit Awards NEDT Awardaflslg 1-luwskyt Jackle- B2-nfl' 9- 10-F1'C1111" 9- NHS' 9- 10- C1'ee'1eade" llzmmemom ep eg on is eg ea watts Darrin: Auto Meelr. ll, 121 Basketball 9, lo cross Country Soph' Class' Humlmggvngebggglalgf Powder Puff ll 12- Main Events 10- Polto1ak,Eva1 Lit. Club 9, log HosA ll, 121 Top 'ren NEDT lo 91119 'ljraek 9-ll. H , A 1 young Life ll, 12. V ' ' ' Pools? 2132136 Bnantil 3-12, CLCll,StudentCong. 12, Ramrollers 123 Watiwlglagtdz NHS ll, 12, JETS ll, Basketball 9-12, All-Dist. n Chiang' K"0'?9 131111105 C11112 1211'001b11119-1 1111211211 11:1-10115-Post 1-lydoh Barlyl 101' 11. 121 DIWHS 91 3111 P12122 1C1 11- ICT 2nd Place Primo, Joe: Powder Puff Cheerleader 121 Baseball 9-125 Basketball weaver, Sylvia: Band 9-125 Powder Puffl l, 129 ull. solofEnsembl M1111 9-.An M214 9- 1, 1 ' 9-l l- Most Handsome 12, Most Fnenrlly 12. lst nw. 12, Un. solofEnsemble 2nd ow. lo. ghhgxff'gi231a:sE3imd?e5:'n1glfi.Hl-Eg ist 9 10. Res Finalist J ,ll J DECA ll 12 I Pl G M h 12 Protomartir, Olivet Chess Club 12, Basketball 9. ff Webllgt 12icg1'?511Lg01iI31I11i1S1 fizgder goaclrzl la ' 1 ' ' ' ' ' ' 31711111 0- 1111153 - 9 51 ace 911- em - 3 Provcnzano Lynette: Student Cong. 10, HOSA 11, 123 P0W11e1'P11 001 - 2 THC - 1 1- 3 S C3111 - 15- 3 11- 12- 0U1S1211d111S AC11- 5101083' 10- ll 12 1 LeadingRusher12-2ndTeamAll-Greatl-lous. l2gFootballCap C2f1C10l1tBff11f 110011121119-1211'01"11ff1 1'1111C11fe11e11'11'f1 11- Jasek,Car11e:Sp. Club 10, ll: JETS 12: Powder Puff ll, 12- Pu ls ' Dell - R ll' 12- P d Puffll 12. 12-1-1aekMvP ll,'l2,A1sDcert.ofReeog,EcAArmwrestl1n C1'e'j1'5.Qg fff'f1"'f410 ggcP'f3: 1211 ,f1g19tHf'fZf Jgiffbsfgz 1011115019 Mikef FCA? Tmk 9- 111 F0011'a11 9-121 925119111211 9- 10- Pugkzill Gweiir Bitlfreiml 9'MZr1f' 1111 llg Powder Puff ll 12. Cltamp lo SR. Rep. Best All Around Egg' 10 'Ou1sta: ing If-Ach 'Algy10? US Ach' wcbb' ask-gf-tbggg Amo Mech 11 1 - ' 1 ' . . . - - - I . F3 s - - Academy Award Ale its Nat. Me 't Award sr. Eng. Kelly, Jantoet Revellrers lo, llgBattal1on 9, NHS ll, German club 099911, Pamela- SP- C11111 9-11- M1111 C1011 12- NHS 11- 12- wma, Ijegbiefbmma 9, 12. His, 10 H. Sec- mas. ,tl Choi, 11, Clrert Tommy: NHS' 91 Jr. Eng, soei ,ty l2g Math club 12, Cltess ll, Matlr club llg Mam Events llg student Cong. ll. Q111nSa-111511119011-C11CSS C1911 12- See TMS- H. Chorale 15. Anchgb ly. Newspape, ,1,5,,,de,,, glub 123 NHS ll, 12: Comp. Math Club ll, 12, Football ll: Kalucd, M1ke:'Fr. Club 10, llg V' r 9. ' ' I , , U .Club 10. HECE ll 12- C06 12: Badalion 9: powder pun-112 125A11.Dist, Choi, 123 Soccerl2g TIASA Voc. DraftlngColnp. 3rd plaoetkegllst Place Kanchl, Gitanjallk Student Council Pres. 9, Mus. The. Club 10, 11, gnd1ll.A1?:Ic1i-1558A 12- Powder Pun! Isl All-iegion Choir lzg Best supponmg Actress IO, Most 15121919 Choms C1"b. 10' 1-19 Phyms Club-121 Indus' Am Club 121 FSC' - '- "f ll 12- C11 11 9-l2- Prom comm. 12- Promisirrs Young Actress 9: outstanding Choir Member ll Cho' HM: Ind' Tech' 12' Basketball' 9' Tennis' ll1Reg' Choir' ll' - - Ramglf Klmd':oul2ls Lila- Powder PK11tT 11 ,12- Poetry Contest Member Intem. Thespian Society 10-12: Honor Thesplan ll C'1"1'2' 'i313Y.'1'32'1l's9il'11'1'?1? 1111111 1-?22d3f'sS0?:1nL'o9?oi1el1s "e"1rS'e1?1e?1E'Se1.511l1"11Z.i?oC'111' V' PW '21 S'1""""119'121 93553-5115 l2?'Ho-fe-oem Hee. 12. ' ' 1 1-1---1---1?-P111-Q-11'-1--1 Sf--1' '1- 1 t - - - t - - -. - . - ' - - - -. . 10 11-Vone ball 10.12, Wllhlte, Bobby. Football 9-11, Soccer 12. 9' JV Cheerleader lit Outstanding AP Biology Kenned B31-barag Powder Puffll, 12. Reed, 1-011-NHS 11, 12, 325110111211 1 , . . , . ll and S 11 - - Y- - - - s Reed Tre -Basketball 9-l2- Football lo- Basebal 9-12. W1ll1amS, lm- Reyelllefs - Awa llg NEDT Award, Fr. 30511, 1Class Eeiu-ls ll 12 Elogltanl, llilerre: Vgrestl:1ng'c?b1iI0tbagll5lLlvgloxllgg 9i 12 UIL All Reis vlolayh, Club H 12. cjutsmnding french student ll- Nat Fr Wilson, Wendy: OEA ll, 12, Treas 12. C Chow, Mike: Math Club ll, JET . res. I: , 3 isner, ujean: an .ma - 3 am vens g t - -V t - I .Y . . 1 - ' wt l ,H ll Iscldlzlst demcon V 1255,-Reggpmm Omm, 11-1-1?E'-'11110121-5:2111-121l3s?1:1s'is-al1t2LC.wB.:1ti',t:11 oi: 522132113 .1-951291.12-B123-snot. n n S::::::: 1111-1.551-1-511091-'1 'Z' Sem' sho" 5'0" m1E'1--1111 '21 10111-'u"1f1"' '1 D'1"M"" 9- '11 SCL' 9 ives oc an 1 - - . , . . , . - A - - . , ' h . ' . . , 11- ,. , Euffl Ph' To111nl1lS-T1 132-lgslistballg T112 Trlsilngfsch I F. 1, I Ren? Mgrgfgsa fggfligolvger Punslz' lst Place Winston, Jeremtyz ball 9-12: 2nd Team All-Dist. llg College Chunn1Heml1eE 3-V Ill 3111211131:-,1am29?ll'7,Mal'n E11e'l'llts l0Tl2S,ocEr5S Kang, liter' Student Con Ou1st:ddinelll:reshr?1an lg ls I R1C11ll'?i8S0n, Lee: Choir 10-12, Powder Puff 12. Recnlltlng ward. U 2. S A , 525-p-Cu . 9 ey sr. . n-9911111092 95111911 'CY - 'W' 9 ' ' 5 p' Roel1a,Tony:Football9,Baseballlogrraeklo,ll,l2gcrossCour1try Woofdmthogygqlgggglrgwggqal-1-4111110111111 - W1m'11'11S C12f19D5Wn1B2nf1 9-11 , . . 11' 121B'01'7Sch00lRecord H' L- is A d Rod Art woodall,Nola11:Ba11dll,121Powde1PufrC11eerleaderlzgrootball' ClarlPuSf1"lcly:EoungLife 10-121Bamlwn91Reveu'er 10'H1Powde' 8211251101121 get 112- sol club ll 12- l.lt club R0dgo2te3?bl?f'C1:g ggi? glrzgfleadglistgf Bros-11 Awami' 9: 0012 13aS1151ba11'P91 ff111gf3.f9i P159 Band' 9- 10- : - . 'l2sMat11cl b9-121 JETS cl 13 llEN t. so'.M' 'tfN tfH' t. Newspaper' 9- W 11" C1121 OWF' ' ' 535'?E22nM6L'l15'1L'i119d-'3w'Z?r?'?1'it'191sLl'1-an 1-nseenne and Go-. A-'ia-d. U 1' ' en 1 'S Roeeo.wetoeDE11- . . Wm- 510'--90'S21X'a15aY 'Hiitgto craig.eMie1tel'le- FCA 1o-12- volleyball 9-l2- lst Team All-Dist 11 laPlante, wayne: FCA log Pres, Football 9-121 Baseball 9-ll, Hon. Rolant Amfg gennisi Basketball' C11ef2f1e11f1e1"1 01111 Team 1 w1"511'-0111111111 F wa' 1' a ' . ' . ' ' ' ' M .All-D1.F bll2. s ' . CMJ: B,jQ1f3,'TaQa2i,Lfg,,,ffaJks?,5Qg 9 lanosfflcayer Baird 911ti2fstudentcong. 125 NHS 1 1, 124 Matlt club Rdmlgxi?-211-91:jL1ET112and09-1125 551111912 i0!1s.Bl::Gflgs Sofa: Yasa-y,Leon1Matlf,club ll sp. club 12, r' 9, log Baseball' 9 ' ' ' ' 95 Powder Puff ll, lst Div. SoIo!Ensemble. OW Cl' 9 11 S 11 1118 C - 111 11 Q ex. Scholar rogram. . , L-1 .- - c ll. 'tEAl2gse' A dll. D-'-11111-5111-12112111-91FP11'-11-1 11'-112-G11 T T'f"f'f.Z1 TSC' 1:-lt-11151 -21-t 2- P1111-s B-1:-B-1.1.11 1'-1111.1.1f-fx-E119-1-.1l,i.t1a"Z 5211.9 1, tt, , .2-, 1' ', , g .5 ,Z 9 ucr, rralne:.u-1.1, 3 s, , 3 long ,Z ' - P1306 DISI- 11220111119 W1'1111'1E9 Q!1111af1d Ser? Na' Gold ge? eman mma 0 ey a as et a lo me 9 Golf Club 123 Nat, Arch. Seml-Flnallstg Who's Who, Nat. Ment and gurl: Nag 11, '25 Basketball 9.123 lst Team All-Dlst 21111 mace sme 1Advemsmg1' Zn ace ta C Leone, Jeff? Band 9-123 Stage Band 10 12. Outstanding Min0l'1!y S1Ude1115- Basketball: 2nd Team All-Great. Hous. Team. 1E111P11211111'-ff1111- C IZ, Y L-f l.ew1s,Don1 Band 9-12, sp. club 11,1-eolncluls 12. Rutherford, Trey- NHS ll, 121 Football 9-121 rraek llgrowder Puff 1721211901111 11181112 5911111111 C11-11' 10- 113 1126111 d Ong' n- il ollgscdri Lorita, Dulce: VOE 11, Powder Puff 1 1. Cheerleader ll: Bill Archer lntem 11: Magna Cum Laude. ' V V 12 Swlmmlnl 9-1,1- 1911111 Cap- - OW ff 1112, P- -C Longoria, Gloria: Battalion 93 Powder Puffl lgoEA l l, 125 5tl1 Plaoe bragoras Shem: Battallon 9: Revelhers 10-12: NHS ll, 12. 5111115 12 R69 swlmmmg- sr' Homemom ep' ' mm om' OEA Region Contest ll: 3rd Place OEA Region Contest 12. 71181513 A1610 51- 1'10111C1'00111 RSP-L F00lb1111 9-11- . - . , . , . Loper, Annette: Sp. Club 12: Scholastic Art Award, Hous. Livestock Salazar, Juanita: Math Club ll, NHS ll, 12, Student Con . 9-12, Df111f,12m1:411111eW- M2111 C1011 9- 1911112 10- NEDT- 7 Awafds Lo and gadeocexkt Alwagd. I l Band 9-12, D1-um Magorl2, Ramrollerslz, Powder Purtsll, 12, D-9 S1111-2 11-'1 S1-1 915291118 it-Gt-1--151-n1.,L:11.. nn n 1111.1 to ns.: 11111-.n":.-:.311,?t11.-.fi-.?"2 9- C'--1' Issti,-1.1:-n1f:::2510-'-'--1'--11---M--ba -m -1001- Dawfffg 11- 111 C111R0'1S-12,-Prg1I:111Gl3 njm -my smdem Cong 1 Lumley,.Jol1n: NHS 121 Basketball lo, Powder Puff ll, l2. sauer, star: clrolr 9-l 1, An club 121 Dist. Clrolr. lo- omemom ep' ' ' ' ' ' Lutz, Mike: FFA 9, IQ VICA 11: Drama Club. Savely, Tony: Football 9-123 Basketball 9, 10. Senior Achievements 37 38 Seniors Elm Grim of 1983 Qfwf 55032 Salim? wma tm Ywwm of W4 ,mme al Sh Swine. guwm tm Sabmiiwg waning, QUIZQ3 Lfombwdft 1 Qlmawt mnafwa and a9Ki5-tf.,m l af eigyil oltforcg N Qdamxa Qlzcwg gfolcfp Q 1 gfowaion, gunna n The scene many have been waiting for, the entrance to the Grand Ballroom of the Adams Mark Hotel. n l w l l 1 l 1 Hamming it up are prom partyers Marie Abaya, Allan Deluke, Brena Baumann, Christy Mata, LeAnn McCoy, Cathy Bell, Debbie Strube, Ruthi Garcia, Colleen Baker, Terri Brockman, Laurie Boydstun, Peter Kuffel, Kim Blankenship, and Beth Gillum. i . . ! . . 1 l l l l Dancing well into the night seniors and dates enjoy the music l f 1 Pretty dresses, . omance n Vlay 14th Prom - the most glamorous event of a high :hool student's life. It is a night filled with citement and good memories. This year's om was no exception. The day begins with a morning and Fternoon of picking up your date's corsage or outonniere, receiving the neatly pressed ,1xedo, or getting your hair done with baby's Veath. Next the final steps are taken in reparing for the funfilled evening. The weeks in advance are filled with nticipation by all. Dresses and tuxedos are dered far in advance to fit each individual's ste. The popular question, "Who are you ing to prom with?" can be heard in the halls d classrooms. Proms are something mat seniors will long emember. The class of '83 iade this prom unique and in for all. ty: Debbie Strube and ,olleen Baker , 3 I U S wo wild and crazy people! Troy Lovetro and rri Brockman 'si V' " I dmiring each other's company are Laurie oydstun and Roger McCarthy. i . E . , . fr f A 'tHe sure looks nice in his tux!" says Kim Blankenship to Olga Aljure. 1 fig " 'yyl k T , 4, Enjoying a dessert of strawberry cheesecake are seniors and dates at table three. 4? I r, A - wr? While force feeding each other, David Walker and Olga Aljure enjoy dinner. -Z ,, l Of course we are having a good time! Renee Bates and date. Prom 39 40 Seniors That Magical Event: PRGM One of the back tables smiles for the camera man. , nhmczflm i I ff, , , P Z. . A, J ,Q - .lg Q, J, E K E Q, - A 'u 1 f..-,V . g, ' f -- ' X. "' N. This table looks happy and ready to dance. Nairn .W Agqgww M What a cute couple! Bridget Pavlick and Billy Lowery. Enjoying the main course are four lovely couples. Scholastic Portraits photos It Yi. uv- N These Seniors and their dates had strawberry cheesecake for dessert. Scholastic Portraits photos Leaving after the last dance are Larry Brown, Mandy Pulido, and Sandy Lawrence. A 'U 0 ,wi Mgt' 5 ' Qt Mi' I M I ' Grinning as his date makes him a bib is Darryl Townsend. My The dance floor is crowded with fancy dresses and elegant tuxes. Having her flowers pinned on is Jocelyn Casiple. Prom 41 42S Dexter Web b Most Beautiful and Handsome ex 1 L , X 'X wll!""mn..,i Joe Primo - Most Handsome and Most Friendly Linda Hanover - Most Beautiful Most Fniendly Kim Kao - Most Friendly Senior Favorites 43 44 Seniors Most Spirited w,..f Ruthie Garcia and Derek Dunaway - Most Spirited Most Athletje Chris Tucker and Tamiko Dunn - Most Athletic W7 zkel y to Succeed Sally Dipasupil and Jeff Bryant - Most Likely to Succeed Talented 'RB fibh N15 Terri Morgan and Chris Ayres - Most Talented Kristi Skinner - Most Humorous Most Humorous Jay Stricklen - Most Humorous Senior Favorites 45 46 Seniors he last good-bye We first started out as children - unsure of ourselves and our surroundings. We sought out those who were like ourselves, and friendships were formed. Some of those first friendships have ended, but many have grown into the close relationships we now share with the people we have grown up with. Now we are considered adults, the end of our first stage of education is complete. Finally, it is the time we have dreamed of during the seemingly endless hours we have spent in classrooms. Graduation: Our main goal for the past thirteen years. Though graduation was a happy occasion for all, the tears flowed as we realized that those with whom we have shared the fullest part of our lives with will no longer be there. The hardest words said on May 25, 1983 were the ugoodbyesw. Class President Julia Perry gives her speech. S. Lackey photo Although most of us will nr admit it, we will miss high schoc Elsik holds many memories for 1 all, both good and bad. The goc ones we will treasure always, tll . 'l f l bad ones we will hopefully be to look back on and la Whichever the case, four o most important years of our lives were spent at AliefElsik School. l by Ruthie l Trey Rutherford anxiously awaits his diplol S. Lackey photo vi! E inf' 2 J D 1 15 K Q 1 ' , A 3 . QQ 35? 3 I lor class of 83' ' S, 1-.... .V ...ff IAEHXL MOV Picture snow Strong as ever The extracurricular activity that involves the most students is sports. Now this is a broad topic and a big section. From the huge football player to the tiny diver, each have strengths and skills that are necessary in his or her particular athletic field. With nine different sports offered, the students and the coaches stay busy at the gym, complex, track, and natatorium. Because we are a 5A school, our competitors are the largest Houston area schools. Our district 17-5A includes the six Spring Branch schools and of course, our oldest rival, Hastings. The newest sport came this year with soccer, both boy's and girl's programs were introduced to the Alief schools. Team sports as usual drew the biggest crowds for old time favorites such as football, volleyball, basketball, and baseball. Individuals strove for personal recognition in such events as track and cross country, golf tennis, and swimming and diving. With the constant backing of the administration, and faculty and student body, sports always receives the support it needs to thrive as one of our most developed programs. by Brena Baumann Nas t. 'Q an , Mall' Hsdnllip' ' my-W. mf-as-f Warming up for another good game is Janna Walker, Junior. C. DuPlain photo: W A l 'wr' WW Sophomore players Gary Cole and Ricky Kopp. C. Bell photo Stiff competition at winter meet. C. Bell photo fr h Q AA K, N M Mrs. Contine referees as our girls Varsity wins again in volleyball. C. DuPlain photo Practicing her serve is fresh Pham. C. DuPlain photo dr l 1 4 f 'r man Thien Sports 49 50 Sports ighty Ram football season: Best of times -worst of times It was predicted to be the greatest season to date, and it was, with the Elsik Rams finishing with five wins and five losses, yet, it was also the season with the most downfalls as the hearts of many Rams and Ram fans were broken repeatedly throughout the season. The biggest issue dealt with the question of eligibility of a Stratford football player resulting in Elsik being declared runner-up in the District race too late as the Rams never got the chance to prove their worth in the Astrodome. Despite the productive season, losses to McCullough, Memorial and to Stratford on Homecoming were deeply felt since the momentum and spirit before the games reached the highest possible level. Elsik's worst defeat by far was the 2 1 - 1 4 loss to Hastings at the close ofthe season. Though the Rams proved to be the better, more talented team throughout the season, they were not able to channel their efforts into Wayne La Plante andhthe rest of the Ram defense signal the sidelines. Coach Sciba and Coach Copley reviewing plays with defensive backs Nick Della Pena, Trey Rutherford, Mandy Pulido, and David Garris. C. DuPlain photos 'Kc Discussing important defensive strategy Coach Pless and Sammy O,BI'lCHI. beating the Bears. In between the losses, Elsik displayed fine athletic talent. Not only did the Rams have the best season of any Elsik varsity football team, but they also reached new milestones by eaming Elsikis first varsity shut-out against Westchester, 20-O. Overall, the combination of talent and sheer determination which was The clasped hands of the offense show the strong feelings of unity within the Rams. consistently shown by every Mighty Ram contributed to make the 1982 season the tremendous success that it was. by Ruthie Garcia "Touchdown!" signals Mark Carruba as Jeff Bryant tumbles into the endzone. ,, if ""' . lf. Elsik's Earl Campbell: Dexter "Sexy Dexy" Webb! 4 6 lhg, qi ' 1 ? lb ,. 52 Sports Looking professional, the Mighty Ram offense prepares to run a play. ' """' . Celebrating in the endzone is Jose Mata and Jeff Bryant. JV team: Stri ing for improvement Though this was not neccessarily the Year of the Ram for the Junior Varsity football team, it was a year of promise for the players. This year,s JV team, under the direction of Coach Pless, Coach Howe, and Coach Copley worked hard while earning their three and seven record. Even though the scoreboard did not always show it as such, the players continually strived for improvement throughout the season. They lived through a series of peaks and valleys and still consistently worked toward building a promising network of players destined to be the future' Varsity Rams. Junior Varsity quarterback Rusty Skinner sums up the season with, "Although our season wasn,t a winning one, we learned to work together and we built a strong basis for next year's Varsity." by Ruthie Garcia E Head Coach Wes Bryant and his starting quarterback Chris Tucker. "Who's going to score the most touchdowns this season?" - Jeff Bryant and Dexter Webb. Thanks to a powerful offensive line, quarterback Rusty Skinner has plenty of time to complete his pass. With the extra effort apparent on his face, Joe Piaz lies in the grasp of his defender. C. DuPlain photos E 1 I Displaying great fonn, Emest Frazier is Holding the opposition firmly in his grasp is Irvin Dyer. C. Duplain photos JV Football 53 Good prospects for future Rams Elsik's underclassman teams, Sophomore, Freshman-A, and Freshman- B, all showed a great deal of one thing: potential. Under the encouragement of their coaches, all teams had productive seasons. The Sophomore football team under coaches Fawcett, O,Keefe, and Corb, finished the season with five wins and five losses. This team, who had problems early in the season, learned to improve their attitudes of themselves which greatly improved their playing ability. Even though their goal of winning District was not reached, the team gained a great deal of experience which will hopefully The long strides of Jasper Taylor carry him downfield. Going over pre-game strategy-Soph. defense and Coach O'Keefe. guarantee them a good future in Els football. Elsik,s Freshman teams also had fail good seasons overall with the A tea having a 4-5-1 record, and the B-tea finishing with a 2-8 record. The teams ha problems with a lack of enthusias during some games, and this combinr with minor mistakes due to lack experience resulted in their beia defeated. As the season progresse Coaches Null, Parker, and Nila taught U players to work as a team rather thanl individuals from seperate midc schools. by Ruthie Garci l li Reading the defense coverage, Rodney Smith prepares to pass. l 2 I 'fi 2,53 f fiiliizsi Westchestexj 0-0 :HaSl1ngsk M 53,7 Soph.-Freshman Football 55 56 Sports Cheers spread throughout l ik The 1982-83 cheerleading squad worked hard to lift and enlighten the school with true ram pride and spirit. This year, the cheerleaders worked to support all sports organizations of Elsik. They attended swim meets, cross country meets, and supported many other teams during the year. The girls began practicing immediately after they were elected in May 1982, to prepare for the Blue-White game. During the summer there were also many long hard practices. Cheerleading camp was held in August at Sam Houston State University. Here, the girls worked to perfect their skills and learn new ideas. Elsik, along with close to 150 other lively squads, competed for ribbons, awards, and spirit sticks. Elsik was chosen as one of eight finalists to compete for the award of excellence, which is held on the last day of camp. Cindy Oberthier, cheerleader sponsor, comments,"The girls are most certainly a select group. They work hard and perform with precision. I had no doubt they would be a part of the final judging. I'm extremely proud of each and every one of them and their accomplishments." The squad, consisting of Kathy Ball, Laurie Boydstun, Chris Burt, Mindy Campbell, Dondra Dunaway, Julie Johnson, Leslie Lawless, Cathy Malone, Kathy Ball and Mindy Campbell show emotions at the Hastings game. C. Duplain photo and Julie Manfre, were a great asset to all Elsik sports organizations. As head Cheerleader, Julie Manfre states, "Cheerleading is hard work, but it's also a lot of fun!,' by Laurie Boydstun Smiling for the camera are Laurie Boydstun and Sandy Lawrence. C. Duplain Photo W, sifwtft. :af ' Old Coach Bryant had a team. . . C. Bell photo Build that spirit up! C. Duplain photo Peek-a-boo! , Kathie Lanrgan Ram Mascot. C. Bell photo v X S Cheerleaders stack up spirit. D. Nguyen photo Julie Manfre ceiebrgtes the ending of a good Chris Burt and Dondra Dunaway cheer for the kick-off C. Duplain photo C heerleadedrs 57 58 Sports ar it 's second in district The 1982 season for Elsik's Varsity volleyball team ended with twenty-two wins and eleven losses, and second in District. Even though the team came out great in their season, some people feel they could have done a little bit better. "We work well together, but sometimes pressure builds up and we loose that 'togetherness' . . .One of us may do something wrong and we tend to place the blame on someone else, and every once in a while, a little jealousy sets in. I think that at one time or another we're all guilty of this," explains Birggitt Haderlein. Volleyball is not just a ball, a net and a group of silly girls standing around hitting a ball. The game takes skill, lots of hard work and dedication. The girls proved this in the way that they played and the time and hard work they had to get into shape. The team consists of such fine players as Kara Kellogg, Birggitt Haderlein, Michelle Craig, Karen Gray, Stacey Lackey, Lynice Lawless, Ronda Miller, Marlene Nunez, Lori Reede, Felicia Seales, Kristi Skinner and coach Brannan. by Ruthanne Mullins: The girls rejoice over victory. C. Duplain photo Michelle Craig decides to show her stuff C. Duplain photo . H 'N 0 Mus-N' as Sie. K F4 Q' ii " wr Q Getting the jump on ihe opponentsis Micehlle Craig. Q K S W sh . , g xgkgwgiiz gsm 3 -- -:ex--Q Qi., 1 ' .L .Q . . . -' '.'sf,q',: 1 Q- - ft. Qg,f.-1 myfif. ' . s f 'sg-y:gg,1 .k,:,Q3:k.', 5 ' . -frgii-.Q-Q 1. J mf., . . - i k.. xiii, S3:f.,YE 4,. ' " f 'x' ' ' R I 'fit 1fi5f'l' S nir?iML7i'SfiL5 fig Q N ' . lv :ii 'fi-7 plz! . f fx- Q .... i f ,, .gba f w S. - .- , Q . .. . .. . . 42. 1.4 . H .... .. 2 - bww . K -Q . . ,. Q 5 .. , , . . ,f fl.-,11.ffz, M f QM - . v - :f .V X A ww if Mspmmigm H wk finishes SCHSGH Junior Varsity ended their season with 18 wins and seven losses. The JV team had such players as Kelly Armbruster, Sherre Barrett, Donna Boyne, MaryKay Chambers, Deborah Collier, and Tammy Collier. Also on the team were Diane Dang, Lisa Kruse, Kay Martz, Laurie McCoy, Teri Packard, Wendi Pena, Carolyn Slay, and Michelle Sumler. "I think we had a good season this year. We were strong and had a lot of optimismf, commented Wendi Pena. Next season will most likely be a good season for Varsity, since some ofthe Varsity players will be returning and most of the JV members will move up. "With some of the strong Varsity players returning and hopefully those of us on Junior Varsity will be moved up, we should be a good team," said Going up for a block is Michelle Sumler. M. Teammates Carolyn Slay and Michelle Sumler. C. DuPlain photo 60 Volleyball Carolyn Slay. Freshmen The final outcome of Freshman volleyball was a 16-15 regular season and a 8-6 record for District games. Freshman players are Melissa Bage, Bizzy Deckard, Cindy Feakes, Ronda Green, Julie Hulbert, Dawn Lynglass, Belinda Moreno, Tracy Walls, Wendie Williams, Michelle Williams, and the Hlovable and witty," coach Glaser. The record for this talented team speaks for itself Everyone knows it takes the effort of the whole team to do well, but "it also takes someone who is tough, but understanding and easy to relate to . . . such as coach Glaserf' said Bizzy Deckard. by Ruthanne Mullins trong Carolyn Slay smiles after a good shot. lv Provenzano photo A demonstration in technique by Coach Glaser. C. DuPlain photo 1 QR g 'Qxw C U S :mu r .1 wigs? Q' ,Q I1 K m for the klll IS splker Laurle photo Var it falls short After coming off a 25-9 season C1 1-5 in Districtj, the Varsity Boys Basketball Team kept up the winning tradition. Bringing .home a 22- 10 record is not bad, but it was only good enough for a 3rd place finish in District. According to Varsity Coach Jerrel Hartfiel, "Winning the District was our number one goal. This year we had a lot of good high points." How could a coach go wrong with outstanding Senior players like Karl Yust - lst Team All District, Jay Stricklen - 2nd Team All District, Oscar Moreno - Honorable Mention All District, and Robert Middaugh - Honorable Mention All District. Says Coach Hartfiel, "Our Seniors showed great leadership the entire year. Elsik High School has great students to work with." When asked if he could compare this year's team with last year's, Coach Hartliel replied, "It's hard to compare teams. Both teams' strength was team play. And both teams had great Senior players!" Ju.-uq. gensation, Jeff Keene. Photo by C. Duplain Kwai Q-..,,-Q 1 ,,,9,, .f"'6' -A,,... Over the crowd, Jay Stricklen. Photo by C. Elsi ws W 00 ds 54 762 44 60 59 55 68 48 69 Boys Basketball 63 I Hoopsters continued from pg. 62 As for next year's team, the situation looks good. Two lettermen are returning: J eff Keene - 6'7 Post, and Scott Harris - 6'2 Forward-. There will also be other players from the Junior Varsity team which had a 24-9 season. Says Coach Harttiel, "We expect our team to do well in the District race!" The players on the 1982-83 Varsity Basketball Team were: Al Fernandez, Derek Dunaway, Oscar Moreno, Steve Budd, Jay Stricklen, David Watts, Karl Yust, Jeff Keene, Robert Middaugh, Scott Harris and Maurice Brown. by John Urbanowicz Derek Dunaway Robert Middaugh Photo by C Duplam Photo by C Duplain J - 2nd in District expected, said Coach Davis Scarborough when asked about the Boys Junior Varsity Basketball team. The 1982-83 J .V. team finished the season with a 24-9 record overall. A 10-4 mark in District helped the team in earning their 2nd place finish. According to Coach Scarborough, "All of this year's team is good enough to start on Varsity next year? As for top performers on the J .V team, Coach Scarborough named two - Tom Luce and Scott Harris. Next year's J .V. team should have no problems with a winning season. Most of the team will be composed of this year's Sophomore team which came in lst place in District. But as Coach Scarborough did mention, "We donlt know right now how many people will be moved up to Varsity, and how many we'll get." by John Urbanowicz by C. Going for a rebound, Tommy Fallerorg. Photo by C. Duplain 5 XA Coach Scarborough and the team. Photo by C. .Q An easy layup, Robert James. Photo by C. ! l Boys Basketball 65 CHAMPIO UQ Danny Berglan. Photo C. DuPlain "The 1982-83 Sophomore Boys Basketball team finished this year on a very positive notef, said Coach Jim Parker. When asked what some of his goals were before the season began, Coach Parker said, "Our first goal was a winning season C19-89, and our second goal was to win District C11-353' The team definitely had a winning season, earning lst place in District. According to Coach Parker, the three players that had an outstanding year of basketball growth and maturity were: Jimmy Smolarz, Danny Berglan, and Troy Kite. Coach Parker did say however, "I don't like to say or compare players with each other as the best because it took a team effort to accomplish our goals? by John Urbanowicz Laying it up, John Duong. Photo C. DuPlain lst Year 66 Sports In their first year of basketball at Elsik, the Freshman Boys Basketball teams did rather well. Under the direction of Coach Hugh Null, the two teams compiled some very good records. The "AN team compiled a 14-12 season record, and an 8-6 mark in District play, placing them in 4th place. Some of the outstanding players on the HAH team were Ty Selcor and E.J. Flores. The Freshman 'ABN team did somewhat better overall than the HA" team. The "B" team brought home a 2nd place finish in District play with a 12-2 record. The team's overall record was 14-6. Next year's freshman teams will be made up of mostly players from the four AISD middle schools, though there will be some students transferring from other districts. by John Urbanowicz of El ik B-Ball if if nw, C... s 9 Nr ' I - Y? W on K , 4 q. I. , h.,Vh i In K fi 1 WURIHIW Going for a jump shot, Danny Berglan. Photo C. DuPlain 35 ,. ---'M oL,. , ,...., o..,,,X.oo A WNNwoiN...w,,w Boys Basketball 67 ffLad Ramsa' hoop it up 68 Sports The winning combination of hard work and strong determination took this year's Varsity "Lady Rams" all the way to the Playoffs. The girls eamed a reputation of being one of the premier girls basketball teams in Texas with outstanding players like Jolanda Jones, Kara Kellogg, and Tamiko Dunn, First, Second, and Third Team All-Greater Houston respectively. In pre-district strategy, Coach Brown signed the girls up to play the hardest teams in Texas to prepare them for playing against the best. In comparison to these teams, the girls' District season was considerably easier. The '4Lady Ramsn finished the season as Co-District Champs, an honor shared with their arch-rival, Hastings. They then went on to defeat Lamar in the Bi-District Playoffs becoming the Bi-District Champs. They were ultimately, defeated in the Area Playoffs by the t soon-to-be State Champs, Yates. The key to the success of the Varsity team was the motto which Coach Brown preached: "Defense, dedication, and desire - that's what it takes to winln The girls practiced and played with this thought in mind, and the results were clearly visible throughout their successful season. by Ruthie Garcia and Jo Jones C1 Duplain photos 'Xe VFW "One of these things is not like the other" - What form! Jo Jones goes for two as Kelly Ka . . Armbruster oks on ra Kellogg vs the Bears team lo L-I-J "Jump-ball, get it, get if, - J 0 Jones wins the Tamiko Dunn proves the fact that a Ram can out run a bunch of Bears anyday' jump again. Freeze-frame photography catches sophomore sensation Kelly Armbruster in action. .sud milk lt.. if ' ' "Oh Lord, please make that shot Mar! - Jo Jones to Marlene Nunez. i f,,ggi,,c ::.: .. .WT Senior Tamico Dunn putting the moves on a Hastings opponent. is f 'post-dlstgcg lay Var. Girls Basketball 69 70 Sports 5 W fi ,gulli A-M,,,..w "S-t-r-e-t-c-h i-t Kellyll' - Kelly Hiatt, JV, -Frosh Succeed The girls JV team had a phenomenal season going undefeated in District play. The outstanding players on the team were Sicrdia Johnson and Janna Walker whose talents eventually were responsible for their being moved up to play on the Varsity team. The girls had virtually no problem defeating their opponents including Hastings. They all agree that the main reason for their achievements was the superior coaching they received from Bobbie Glaser. The Freshman girls basketball team also had a successful season. Led by Coach Bodine, the girls produced their winning efforts which placed them second in District. With excellent players like Kellie Taylor, the girls were able to shut-out Northbrook - definitely the highlight of their season. Based on their performances this year, the girls show a lot of promise for future JV and Varsity teams. by Jo Jones ,ff Donna Boyne is oblivious to the efforts of her defender as she shoots. misses the Surrounded by the Freshman team, Coach Glaser and Coach Bodine discuss the strategy of the game. Freshman Michelle Williams prepares to put the ball back in play. WM Girls 212 -12 -I2 -15 -16 -24 50-44 63-16 28 73 53 69 53 51 5-tm, " llsll 4 1 ' ,,.. I M Z asigmxflwg we-,W ,Z MQSJQQQZQM yt- , 5 4 4 or A ' H EL-I f ,M , ,W lil HS tf 3,3, ,J at 0 i y , - , 'f ,f it a s 1,,. 1, ZZ, A .V E,l1 V mi V: Q estbhegiegt 3 Hastings ' f Northbrook Spring fweods Stratford -:p,jq,Q Memorial? ""5l' C775 Spring Branch y 9 n,,nnpL Westchester 65-6 46124 l 40-10 66-25 JV-Fresh. Girls Basketball 71 Bo track surprises ever one 72 Sports This year's Varsity Boys Track team was a surprise to everyone. They finished third in District placing four -members in Regionals. They are: Dexter Webb, shot put, Tony Rocha, 800 meters, Trevor Dodd, 110 meter high hurdles, and Devlin Dunn, 400 meters. "We surprised people this year," said Coach Fawcett, "We could have done even better if we had had more people try out for the team," he continued. Next year, Coach Fawcett not only wants to get more people on the team, but he wants to increase practice to build up running endurance. Other goals of Coach Fawce' are: the use of more weigl training, finishing higher i District competition, and placin more people in Regionals. by Troy Smit! i As the gun sounds, Devlin Dunn is ready to take off Finishing first in District in the 400 meter dash is Devlin Dunn. The high hurdles was an event in which Elsik placed one member in Regionals. is , X fa g'issi'1f'X an Zgr 1 is ,.:: Leading the pack is Kenny McDaniel. I In the sprint relay, Dexter Webb hands off to Jeff Bryant. Varsity Boys Track 73 is s, ,,,..,.s,......-Q-+,,......--N..w :sr .,,. .... Q. ,s.......,-.Q-'Q . - .. . W 3 .ww ssss,::,,. 51- X f-Q i i n .mess W -- sf we 3 , K X X is Y A ,W ,.v, L .xwmxwxwu he ,gm A JV team member out distances his competitor. Ms .1-we f Q i ' - 1 J :xx il A K. .i -M Me, i s . . - 'K X A ,sb . - - .- - - S skim, . la., i 1 s i NUS 1: S M...--W-1""' A ,i ,.,...v.. ---- - -..-www" N We .i.. DMN' 'Wu F .,,. mw'W ,.Me"""""" dum... v K ei.. ,,,,,,..... Qin ws 3 ..:Xf ' 5 ....--N1 L ' 4 - 0 v :fx if-x-:QW :mf 'Y' i s Q L SJ, Q- A--psf A-ssl'-Y Q 4, -pu-F 1 5 f f, 5,4 r, strategy. on h1s ill ., .ww 76 Sports The Elsik Girl's Track team ended the season with a fourth place finish in the Texas High School Girls' State Meet. Representing Elsik were Wendi Pena and Jolanda Jones. Wendi competed in the 3200m run where she ran a personal best of 10:55 to earn a third place medal. Unfortunately, Wendi injured her foot in the l600m run, yet she was still able to finish sixth out of all the milers in the Texas 5A. Jolanda competed in the 800, 400, and high jump. She took first place in both the 800 and the 400. She ran a personal best of 2:08.9 in the 800, and she moved up a position in the 400 from her second place finish last year. The Ramrunners were led by Coach Marti Hatfield. They began the season with workouts right Making tracks after Christmas vacation. The team was a very dedicated group, getting to school each and every morning at 6:30 ready to run. After mnning in the morning, the girls had to rush in from the track, take showers, put on make-up, comb their hair, and put on their clothes all before second period. Then after they finished school, another hard workout was in Store. After running anywhere from two to ten miles total per day, the girls could finally go home, do their homework, sleep, and have to get up in the moming and start the whole cycle over again. Always though, the team never seemed to despair - even though all they did was run around in circles every day, literally. The girls were always told to put forth l00'Vo effort at all times no matter how exhausted they were. Overall, Elsik is knov throughout the state as one of tj premier track teams competition. J olanda Jones especially known for h achievements as she is national ranked in the high jump. TQ two-mile relay is also national ranked as is the sprint medle Jolanda anchors both tear running with Kristi Skinne Tamiko Dunn, and Wendi Pena the two-mile, and with Dial Adams, Laurie Boydstun, ar Tamiko Dunn in the medley. These girls along with the oth members ofthe Ramrunners ha' through their strength and desire be the best given Elsik a track tea to be extremely proud of by Jo Jones and Ruthie Gare When asked how they feel about track practice, Kristi Skinner and Laurie Boydstun made these expressions. K. Kellogg photo is We all know track star Jolanda Jones has plenty to smile about! n 'NC m! RYWK Gs. :A Wendi Pena - Portrait of a Winner. 5 Kaiiffliill A Q 2 i 1 i Q rss 1' 1 A A. if . .H ,Mi 31,5 ' ,gr Q K S "I hate to stretch - it makes me sore' - Jo Jones. :gba "Smiling makes practice go faster," says Wendi Pena. C. Bell photos Girls Track 77 Nm an W6 M Marx ' ..--"JAM .ff hamp ,FN 'S We , Q if .W . 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Sh' gives me a lot of encouragement? Speaking about Coac Fawcett, J olanda says, "I feel he's the greatest coach in Texa. He helps me with the high jump, and that,s my favoritf event." The final goal in J olanda's victory-filled track caree is a trip to the Olympic Games. "I see my talent as a gift fron God, and I want to use it to it's full potentialln by John Urbanowicz .7 Y E wg kvkv N5 is In deep con if ff sn C og .- W S sis X Pena. C. Beifl photo Q if s he me tw. Looking excited, Debbie Theriot. C. Duplain photo No autographs Billy, says Jenny C. Bell photo Tamilzgaiild Didna out.nCi Duplain photo Cross- Country 81 82 Sports "Born to Run," Jenny Stinneford. C. Bell photo o ooolo j ' o ',"' Breaking away, Missi Steele. C. Bell photo Struggling g 1 "We are family!" photo, C. Duplain Preparing for the next race, Dorothy Kolb and Coach Hatfild. Photo, C. Bell Don t One ofthe main problems in this "struggling, season was the fact that all the girls were plagued with injuries. As Coach Hatfield said, "One was out after anotherf' As for next year, the overall picture looks good. Five of this yearis seven runners will be returning next year. Besides this, there will be some prospective freshman runners next year. "lf everybody can stay healthy for the whole year, we'll win at State!" by John Urbanowicz HER The agony of defeat. Photo, C. Bell Cross-Country 83 84 Sports 4 QLS-Ig: r Jrmrnmrng l i 'QU sew? 4 Stroking for victory, Kathy Nagle. C. DuPlain photo. Coach Gene Watson C. DuPlain photo. Get in the wim of thing This year's swimming and diving teams were outstanding. According to Coach Gene Watson, "Our swim team broke all but four of Elsik's records." The records not broken were the Boys 400 Yard Freestyle Relay, the Boy's and Girl,s 100 Yard Breaststroke, and the Boy's 100 Yard Butterfly. Swimmers Penny Rosen and Cathy Hernandez both made the All-State Team, and Penny broke a 23-5A District record in the 100 Yard Backstroke. The girls' 400 Yard Freestyle Relay and 200 Yard Medley Relay were both state ranked. The lady swimmers also took 23rd at the state meet. For the boys, outstanding perfor- mances were made by Chad Pollack, Kevin Chema, and Steve Ward. The season record for the Boy's Team was 4-6. Elsik Diving coach Bob Lieber was extremely proud of his 5 member team. Led by the only girl diver, Sally Sprute, the team fared impressively at all of their meets. The diving team should be commended for their fine performance this year. by John Urbanowicz 2 5 S. . . s at Fwd A 1 "'w. Chad Pollack C. DuPlain photo. ,WWW W --......,,,, 5 L? ' 2 - H LL" , ,,.' ' Ffa ' i 1 F: Eddie Lilley C. DuPlain photo. C H , .sawn wafzfwmdf Y 5 E 21 N . mms CM...-Q., p f d oo oohd Displaying her championship form, Sally Sprute. C. DuPlain photo. M Qi Roland Shaw C. DuPlain photo. Swimming!Diving 85 Semor Cafhy Hernandez' C' Duplam photo' Swimming for victory Stephanie Sorsdal C DuPla1n photo Finishing the season with a 6-4 record was good enough for 2nd place in District for this yearls Girls Swim Team. The girls team broke numerous school and District records this season. Penny Rosen broke both marks in the 100 yard backstroke. Cathy Hernandez took lst place in the 50 and 100 yard freestyle. The 200 yard medley relay was 2nd in District, consisting of Penny Rosen, Kathy Nagle, Carroll Ann Adams, and Cathy Boyd. Penny and Cathy Hernandez both made the All-State Team, 2nd and 4th respectively. by John Utbanowicz ,,.,-1 vii- if 'Wk me 21, I W W ,, 'f'-- 22942: - Ez.-wma V, ,AU it 1 KM W :W MW , if 55 'W up for air, it' 'MOV' ,V , 'VVV As Chad Pollack races with the CLOCK . . . he finishes in first. C. Bell Photo. Sthephanie Sorsdal. C. DuPlain photo. Swimming!Diving 87 Boys golf 88 Sports rebuilds Elsik boys golf team went through a rebuilding year. Last year's graduation took four seniors with it leaving Jay Meyer, the team's only returning letterman. Tony Mathiason, doubling with baseball, was the team's only senior. Jay Meyer led the team finishing 7th in district, he and Tony had strong showings in tournaments. "The team played through some tough courses this year," commented Coach Chuck Corb, "But the team played through them pretty wellf' Besides the tough courses, the lack of experience played a maj or role. "We need more people," said sophomore Ray Schmidt, "With a few more we should be able to put together a good team. Making up the rest of the team is Vic Mehra, Joe Pizzatola, David Smitherman, Billy Payne, Lee Drummond, and Mike Mallay. by Joel Marino "This fairway will never endf' Jay Meyer J. Marino photo Q .',,' ' T wg gt Paactice makes perfect. Vic Mehra J. Marino "They should put these trees some other place? Ray Schmidt J. Marino photo p o o J ,Ei rf' 3 'W 5 X W X 1 ,, , f, Wen .V,., ,, X V ,, f , z - V f nie J M . ' ,, ' :2 WW' we 'F ,uf 'V', f 2 V ' :ZV "'L- H M k",, rgg' z,, .H J y in V 4 mf Jeee A, o f "' ' 'u . J . ' ' ' J J , wi H JV V M J, in A J ngn J of on 4, A ,' , h ' Juuu J J Q H f J A H 'V-' 'L ,J 1 ' , vi J f J 5 rv . 4, Q I Wx eww J 4? ,, if 41 YW W 5, ,,', V 7 4 ff , Y ,D JJJ on Shiwqingr Mom on the feirway. Jay Meyer, photo F it no Q, AZ A 1 in ,Y -. e -L - 'I :-1- - e . ,- Joe Pizzitola on the driving range. J. Marino ' of , of e -,, 4, ,, "Pm heading for the clubhouse." Ray J Marmo ,,,,,Q,,g,, R.: AA-My I s - -.,-.. .X-3--,f L Putters Jay Meyer and Joe Pizzitola. J. Marino photo Boys Golf 89 irl golfers Znd in i tric This year's four-member Girl,s Golf team placed second in District and ninth in the Regional tournament. "Considering the fact that most of the golfers play another sport, they did well," said Coach Brannan. "This year's team worked hard but also had a good timef' she continued. Coach Brannan was asked to describe her top players and their strong points: About Mary Kay Chambers: 'LMary Kay,s strongest point is her power, she hits a long ball.Her second strength is that she loves to play? About Donna Umhoefer: '6Donna,s asset is her intense competitiveness. She has a natural desire to excel and works very hard. She also has excellent concentrationf' The four golfers: Donna Umhoefer, Mary Kay Chambers, Robbye Denson, and Debra Massop are all returning next year. "We should continue to im- prove next year,', said Coach Brannan. 'slf they play more over the summer and start a little earlier next year, they should lower their scores considerably? The Elsik Girls Golf team: Mary Kay Chambers, Robbye Denson, Debra Massop, and Donna Umhoefer Steadying the flag for ai putter Massop. i we a M Q s Debra A backward glance at the camera - Donna Umhoefer. ' ' W- 4. x , . Golfing buddies Debra Massop, Donna Umhoefer, and Mary Kay Chambers. Girls Golf 91 he iirt A new sport arrived at Elsik this year Soccer. The Rams competed in District IOAAAAA by first year coach Kevin O'Keefe. The Rams opened the season with a 1- 1 tie against Dulles. Other non-District games included a hard fought loss to State champion Srake Jesuit. In district games, playing without leading scorer Daniel Escobar, they lost to Memorial 2-1, Spring Woods 3-1 and Katy 2- 1. Against the Hastings Bears, the Rams played one of their best games ofthe season recording a 1-1 tie. Elsiks first victory came against Northbrook 2-1. District play was intense. Elsik tied both Spring Branch and Taylor 1-1, but lost to eventual District Champions Westchester 3-1 and Stratford 2- 1. In the second round the Rams scored two quick victories, shutting out Spring Branch 3-0 and beating Taylor 3-2. Going into the Westchester game the Rams were in a position to earn a playoff berth with victories over Westchester and Stratford. The excited Rams gave Westchester all they wanted, but the Wildcats managed to hold on 3-2. During Spring Break Elsik ended the season with a 2-1 loss to Stratford. The team compiled a 3-8-4 season record. Coach O'Keefe felt it was a 92 Sports Heads up play. Nihn Bao. P. Kuffel photo kick successful season despite the losing record because the team always played their hardest and improved every game. Players honored with All-District selections were Daniel Escobar, and Doug Smith. Viem Pham and Ken Martinez recieved Honorable Mention. Doug Smith and Jeff Doria were elected captains for the year and Daniel Escobar was voted Most Valuable Senior. by Coach Kevin O'Keefe . , :fff4f .'.Z5,2wz I , -. Coaching is no easy job. Kevin O'Keefe Kuffel photo Showing his district form, Doug Smith. P. Kuffel photo erase, ,fy J WM' Perfect shot. Dong Lee G. Wright photo. The defensive side of Elsik. SOCCER Dulles 1 1 Strake 7 2 2 1 pf feh Westch .o:,h1e Q ee.e S 3 1 S. e.:heS ,E Spring B K 0 3 Stratford S 5 Q 2 l Taylor 2 3 Westchester 3 2 Stratford 2 1 Soccer is rougher than it looks. Wong Wright photo ,M , :VVV 3 ff VVVVV , I ' ht hh hs f f Soccer 93 A new Lady Ram Soccer is a new sport just introduced into the Alief School District, and like always, the girls wore the Elsik name with pride. "The girls are amazingly talented for a first year team," said junior Ginny Hare. In every sport there is a powerhouse .team and for the soccer team there was no exception. Klein was the team to beat in the district. Although the Lady Rams lost to Klein, they showed positive signs. They definitely showed that they had potential. They showed this potential against Stratford, both times they played them. The first time they totally blitzed the Spartans 8-0, then they beat them gn their own turfi Tully Stadium, -1. A calm coach strolls onto the field. Ms. LaRibeus The girls showed them who was boss. The Lady Rams also beat Katy-Taylor with a score of 3-2, in a very tough and physical game. Ginny Hare scored two ofthe three goals. During the season, the girls had some outstanding players. Here are just a few of those: Ginny Hare, Beatriz Escober, Zeire Cudungong, Karen Medar, Teresa Johnston, 1 and Stacey Lackey, were all goal scorers. by J 0 JOI18S Genni Hare drives past Spartan Defender This year's soccer team was the first at Elsik. S a l The teams leading scorer poses for picture. 94 Sports "I'll pass this onen Beatice Escobar -- r ..f.?Ehwf.fnf:-L 4 , ..... , ,,... r ,, X. , N f., H zier, Talking gin m Clowning around before a game, Beatrice Escobar Margo Blanks. IA' W Waltmg ln the ra1n for the boys game to end. Karen Medar, Genny Hare. Goalie Stacey Lackey. Girls Soccer 95 nexperienced team rebuilds Elsik's Boys Tennis led by Chuck Bratka and second seeded Dale Young had a record of 13-2, tying four matches. The girls team had a tough year with a record of 2-15, tying two matches. The Boys Varsity team was made up of Chuck Bratka, junior, Dale Young, sophomore, David Wilson, junior, Devinder Panesar, junior, Alex Whigham, sophomore, and Pat Brogan, sophomore. The J.V. team was composed of Keith Hinze, sophomore, August Carrell, sophomore, Phillip Mann, sophomore, and Franky Silva, freshman. Also on the J.V. team were Sandeep Narang, freshman, Jason Martinez, sophomore, and Chris Meinecke, freshman. The Girls Varsity team was made up of Tracy Kagan, sophomore, Anne McHugh, junior, Ericka Hoss, junior, Bridget Pavlik, junior, Michele South, freshman, and Thien Pham, freshman. "Among the goals for next year," says Ms. Gwynn, 'sis the expansion of the girls team from six to nine, the expansion ofthe freshman team, and to beat Hastingsli' by Troy Smith 2 1 2 I i . ui i I QE! l l tt? at fisilfw glifl 'I' f If i L ssl - elif .twirl I ,P i w.. I i I H s . 2 O EL il.- Practice makes perfect for Alex Whigham. I I Chuck Bratka:-Elsik's top swinger ITN For the past three years, Chuck Bradka, junior, has been, Elsik's premier tennis player. A varsity player since his freshman year, 16-year-old Chuck has established himself as one of the state's up-and-coming players. i Bom in Omaha, Nebraska, Chuck has been playing tenni for over six years and has participated in tournaments all ove Texas. For the past three years, he has been playing i championship divisions and is now ranked 15th in the state, 16-year-old's division. Last summer Chuck went to National Championships i both Michigan and Nashville and was invited to the Orang Bowl Tournament held in Florida. "I think about my opponent's strengths and weaknesses, and try to go out there with a game play," said Chuck. In school tournaments, Chuck has beaten 12th ranke Chris Stanich of Stratford, and 3rd ranked Mark Manc Q14-year-old's divisionj. Aside from being a great tennis player, Chuck works har to maintain his high grades. Upon deciding the college whic he will attend, he will be eligible to qualify for a scholarship Chuck adds, "I would like to be a pro, but itis tough. I'll kee practicing and trying to improvef' In late April Chuck competed in regionals, by placing firs 96 Sports The up-and-coming tennis player in Texas, Chuck Bratka, serving, left, and off-court after a hard practice, right. and second in District, but was beaten in the quarte f l. ma S by Audra Sanche Elsik's top seeded before a match. . Sophomore Dale Young in action Boys Tennis Spring Branch Katy Taylor Sharpstown Klein Klein Forest Northbrook Katy Jersey Village Memorial Stratford Lee Hastings Westchester Springwoods Dulles Hastings Spring Branch Dulles Northbrook Girls Tennis Spring Branch Katy Taylor Sharpstown Klein Klein Forest Northbrook Katy Jersey Village Memorial Stratford Lee Hastings Westchester Springwoods Dulles Hastings Spring Branch Dulles Northbrook 98 Sports if 115 ' 25 5 are . . . ard Working bc 1 girl have rough year'i - Coach Gwynl A look of determination is seen on Tracy Kagan's face during a match. i David Wilson serves an overhand slam. Concentrating 'on the ball, Anne Mchu prepares to swrng. X E 5+ ,fig xx W X N K K K .i .X 1f4?S,L X X i mm. wx ix iwhigxwqxx ik: i X X. 1 gsm vs 100 Sports Baseball a new look 1983 brought a new look to Elsik's Varsity Baseball Team - Coach Robert Copley. For the first time in his career at Elsik, Coach Copley was in full charge of the team. A new coach meant a lot of new things for the Rams, including being only one victory away from the playoffs. This was, by far, the best baseball team at Elsik. The team compiled a season record of 15-10 CDistrict 8-71, but ended up only in 4th place in District. It all came down to a four-way tie for 2nd place with Stratford, Westchester, and Hastings. Unfortunately, Hastings outscored the Rams 4-2 to put us in 4th. Elsik's Chris Tucker made both the lst Team All-District, and the South All-State Team. by Jolm Urbanowicz Waiting for the pitch, Doug Machalec. C. DuPlain photo We Wi , .-. A quick move to miss the pitch. C. DuPlain photo. George Gonzales at bat. C DuPlain photo a'Y" QF n 'S My 0' as 33.41A E J .1 if Q was - - wk x Sk H m 'lk V , ig x . V New af X, 3 S i fp--A, x ,F , 'WEN , -W Q , N 4. v W , . ,Q ' Affvi K Mi- sg my wk - " 5 S? ,T H 5 K U f I X , 1 X9 A .W vr L A an 5 5 Lhiky 5 . 1 . Jiihh Q ' Q 5 , K" fy J ,s X . .. LJ ,H Q.: kg, 3 e S 'Q N. S South All-State Team member Chris Tucker. C. DuPlain photo. Andy Marlow. C. DuPlain photo . ., a tough season Elsik's J .V. Baseball Team did not achieve the same goals as the Varsity Team, but there were a lot of bright spots throughout the season. The team had a record of 9- 1 4 fDistrict 5-95, but next year should be a lot better. Many of this year's players were in their first year of high school ball, a big change from the area little league teams. Next year they will have the experience they lacked this season. The team was coached by Ben Howe, in his first year as J.V. Baseball coach at Elsik. by John Urbanowicz IAV ,... A Q ,,EI . . i -- ,. .. ...gi-vu? .... www y .,,. . as 1 Marc Guitierrez. C. DuPlain photo. Steve Khan. C. DuPlain photo W,u 1 Preparing for the game. C. DuPlain . R .. gi kfw x R 1 Marc Guitierrez C. DuPlain photo. . X - K H , R Right pipgg i Brandon 1A DuPlaiii b hoto. I qhhg, X4h m 5 h 1 fi, J .V. Baseball-103 , swf,,siri5iS..iSm S3519 ' ' bhfl - K ' 5: ' A K X- " ...,3Si?ER+7:i.S J- f' Movin Pictures Student Life Students' lives Students nowadays have a complex life that ranges from seriousness to silliness. One night its a football game and the next, a trip down Westheimer. With half a dozen theaters nearby, movies are still a favorite pasttime. Parties range from Toga to Luau with few regulations as to what goes on. Student holidays provide the much needed time for shopping and working. The longer breaks send students running to the beaches, slopesg and for seniors, visiting prospective colleges. Although some events included in this section arenit school sponsored, most of them are. Homecoming and Powder Puff are two such events that take lots of preparation and are as traditional as student life itself The Freshman Slave Sale is almost as lively as the Hastings game pep rally. Drama plays and the annual Talent Show give students a taste of high school talent just as much as half time with the Ram Band and Revelliers. The serious side of student life is school. That means homework that fills up afternoons. Evenings, hopefully, are salvaged for something more exciting than World History worksheets. the dreaded research paper is a sure way to kill at least one weekend if not more. Of course there is work. With high percentages of teenagers in the job force, a student's life is sometimes planned in accordance to a work schedule. But through it all, we reflect on our high school years as a time of carefree fun. by Brena Baumann 104 Student Life Showing her sweet innocent look is Renee Bates at the Toga Party for her 18th birthday. C. Bell photo 'Wammi f. , Chemistry buddies Keith Box and Mark Palumbo. L. McCoy photo Birthday balloons are given to Robin DeFazzio in the cafeteria. They became a popular form of expression. C. DuPlain photo t Seniors Christy Mata, Missi Steele, and Troy Lovetro wear a wide variety of Halloween costumes. D. Adams photo Decorating the cafeteria are Seniors Holly Winslow, Doug Smith, and Carrie Smith. C. DuPlain photo Student Life 105 -P-1-R-1-T - . S W., , ..., A t "We are awesome, we are mean - Alief Elsik football team!,' M. Provenzano photo , fir F i ,." ,n105 F ,W if "Wlmk gonna Win? asks "Smokin Joe" of 79Q to Sammy O'Brient. C DuPlain photo IYJMLTYSQ V ! - "Catching mes Ruthie? Ruthie Garcia Peffofms Hoopsters and Seniors show what spirit is all about, Derek Dunaway, Jay Stricklin, Trey Reed, Liglrglfgievelliers atthe Homecoming pep rauy'C' Ingrid Daaboul, Renee Bates, and Alex Ziegler. L. McCoy photo 106 Student Life Hear It! 'T N 3 nl' S X N "Where's the recruiting officer?" asks Steve Budd, Derek Dunaway, Trey Reed, Joe Primo, and Alex Ziegler. L. McCoy photo g 5 .. AAN xx. F Kim Eitze shows that she loves the rams. C. DuPlain photo Every morning on a game day, the Elsik gym becomes a roar of excitement with blue and white pom poms, streamers, and signs. Ram fans pour in to show their lasting spirit and support for the varsity football team. The Revelliers performed at two pep rallies, doing a punk rock routine to "Heartbreaker", and at the homecoming pep rally, performed a football routine to 'SRage in the Cage." At other times, the cheerleaders did skits involving varsity players that always turned out to be a good laugh. For the Northbrook game, the AM radio station 79Q attended our pep rally. Their support seemed to help for that night we beat Northbrook 26-12. The pep rallies opened with the Ram Band playing the fight song, and closed with the familiar words, . . home of white and blue!,', from the Alma Marter. by Colleen Baker 'Nq- Build that spirit up! - Varsity Cheerleaders. C. DuPlain photo Pep Rallies 107 P The nominees for Homecoming Queen Kim Kao, Kristi Skinner, Linda Harrover, and Chris Lisa Locke Leslie Lawless .iv , you 108 Student Life Crowning Achievement Laurie Boydstun 1982 Homecoming proved to be a vel special one for Laurie Boydstun and hm family. Running against four othm well-known senior girls, Kristi Skinner, Linc Harrover, Chris Burt, and Kim Kao, Laur was crowned Homecoming Queen. Known throughout Elsik for he achievements in track and her friendlines Laurie seems to possess more than beauty. l fact, she is an active varsity cheerleader wh still finds time for FCA. As her good frienc Christy Mata and Yui Choe put it, "Everyor likes Laurie." As in the previous years, Duchesses wei chosen from each grade level, Lisa Locke, 1 ltl Leslie Lawless, 10th, and Michelle William 9th. All three are actively involved in schoe sponsored activities. by Yui C1105 i Michelle Williams "Me" I gf: mm 4 QW .M ,Q .1 . vt ' O 'Al .' . sn. 1.-' ff Hu, 1 ., R49-rt-'QP' H? Q.. f' ' .1 5' ,F 's ' 4 l uk, ,M--.M ,fn what W "MM 'K Queen Laurie with escort, her brother Bubba, Homecoming 109 Coach Pless encourages the fans to support the mighty Rams The 1982 Band Sweetheart Karla Sorley receives the bouquet of roses from Kim Terry, last year's winner. Kris Steele shows off her leg while date Alex Garver is glad to hold it up. 110 Student Life Senior Debbie Strube shows how fun it is to be wearing three mums at the same time. Toni Bono, Robin Romero, and Deidre Chema hurl their flags to perfection during half time. Elsik fans await announcement of their queen. M- w -' ' f X. rw-, .1 1 -r rn :ww new"ara-mart-.fammmwQ-mam'-.w wa':,:w1w,nwiivr:1w w:'ow.c.,-.' -, f 'Q i T -3 S lb 1 'T 's 3 5 Q 'S S fi 5 ,v ? '-wanva-m,f-1.-v Q-.V mamma- :..-:sw-r s1w fa.xw xmema-1::asvfa-wr- me .H . A tradition in Elsik every year, the beautiful mums are a part of Homecoming everyone loves. Festive CC3. 1011 A splendid air of festivity spread like wild fire as Elsik began its Homecoming day with a tremendous pep rally. Students wasted no time showing the Rams that they were behind them l000fo. With winning on their minds, the Rams fought on hard at the game. Although Elsik lost the game by four points, it could not hinder the players and the fans from feeling triumphant, for they knew they had attempted their best. Afterthe game. Elsik celebrated its 1982 Homecoming with a successful dance sponsored by the Senior class. lt was held at the Elsik North cafeteria with a big turnout. The senior decorating commit- tee worked hard to dress up the cafeteria all in beautiful blue and white trimmings. All in all, as senior Cindy Benis sums it up: "The dance was very enjoyable with many people. and the music was great." by Yui Choe Jose Mata shows who's number one aftcra successful defensive play against the Melinda Palmer, Terry Fisher. and Becky Whitington do thc Spartans. cotton-eyed Joe on the dance floor. Homecoming lll It was finally here. On Friday, November 5, 1982, the Elsik Rams played their last football game. As always it was against our biggest rival, the Hastings Bears. Spirit and enthusiasm was generated for the game not only on Friday, but all through the week. The Student Congress sponsored a spirit week. A different style of clothing was designated to wear on each day of the week. This contributed to the abundance of spirit that was shown. In the halls, the Fight Song, which could be heard over the intercom between classes, was joined by students with such cheers as "Eat more bear meat!" and HBeat the Bears!" Even though we lost the game, the Rams put up a good fight against the Bears, with the final score being Bears 21-Rams 14. Ram spirit showed that this football season had been one of our most exciting. Our spirit lasted not only during the season, but all through the year, proving to everyone that Elsik is still Number One! by COLLEEN BAKER Juniors Kara Kellogg, Barbara Benis, Debbie Harris, and Leslie Sims show their "Junior Rockersn spirit. C. DuPlain photo. 112 Student Life The Rivalry Continues Stand, Be Proud! C. DuPlain photo. We've got spirit, yes we do! - Seniors. C. DuPlain photo. ,. tl gl xl? lit wt Who's the best, in the land? Alief Elsik Marching Band! C. DuPlain photo. Seniors sing it like it is! C. Duplain photo The TRUE pride of Aliefl - Revelliers. C. Duplain photo Ram "Disco N.,,,.-N we Www xx is N. ga s fs 5 1, s ae ' X .i.. I R . .sh' .. QLF, Z.. V Sammy O'Brient dances with Rocky C. Duplain Dhoto l Tension on the faces of fans shows that "we still believe!" C. Bell photo Rival Week 113 114 Student Life Seniors Unbeaten Each year rivalry between the juniors and seniors reaches a peak during Powder Puff On November 18, the Senior Commandos, decked out in camoflauge, challenged the Junior Kamikazes, wearing white armbands and red shirts, to a rough and tumble game of flag football. It was a tough game for the Kamikazes because they were up against the only team that ever won in their j unior year. In the end, the seniors came out on top with a score of 26- 14. It was a fun night for all with the Blue Bombers and the cheerleaders entertaining the crowd. The hard work at the practices and the spirit at the pep rally paid off for both teams. As senior Ruthie Garcia said, "It's a great way to end the football season. Also it gives the girls a chance to become closer with the coaches and fellow players? by Marie Aba ya D . At the pep rally, the junior cheerleaders show their undeniable spirit. C. DuPlain hoto. At halftime, Blue Bombers Brian Dillings, Nolan Woodall, Fred Peterson, and Atul Shah dance to 'fDo You Wanna Touch." C. DuPlain photo. 1 Grinding out yardage, Lisa Kite tries to escape Sharon Orsak and Barbara Benis. C. DuPlain photo. Senior offensive players, Maria Yeyille, Lori Gilbert, and Cindy Benis, discuss plays during practice. C. DuPlain photo. 'K L15 Junior linemen listen to quarterback Dondra Dunaway before she starts the play. C. DuPlain photo. i Junior Coach Mike Montgomery, explains the next play to Lisa Locke and Kelly Luman. L. Pickens photo .za-nuff' J olanda J ones looks on as Lynice Lawless reaches for Kara Kel1ogg's u . flag and Commando Jackie Hurosky runs from the backfield. C. The SCIIIOI cheerleaders ,flaunt RCW fOUI1d Dyfamld DuPlair1 photo, building talent. C. DuPlam photo. Powder Puff 115 Prince Dauntless Ueff Montgomeryj and the Court are amazed at Fred's fTeri Thorntonj 1 extraordinary talents. N. St. Clair photo I f6Mattress" leaves impressio The Drama Departmentis first major production for this year was the musical "Once Upon A Mattressgi' the story ofthe f'Princess and the Pea" jazzed up with music. The show was a huge success enjoyed by both adults and children. The chorus was extremely well cast as were the leads. The end of the first act featured two show-stopping numbers. One was the f'Spanish Panic,', an absolutely ex- hausting dance where all of the dancers eventually collapse, and the other was the "Song of Love,', in which the poor Princess had to do everything from lifting a large weight to flipping the Prince on his back. Act two featured a dance that was done by the Jester, with the help of his father's shadow. The show ran November 19-20 and there was a special half-price student matinee during which several of the middle school drama clubs attended. "The entire cast and crew of "Mattress, feels that it was one of the best productions in Elsik's historyf, said Mr. Neil St. Clair, director. Heidi Aydelott said, "I loved it! it was alcg of hard work but it was worth it in the en F' Rodney Cuellar, who played Sir Harry felt, f'The show was exquisitely cast and exceptionally directedli' Chris Lundquist, who also had a lead said, "Everyone in the cast was so good to work with." Several administrators from the Theater Under The Stars said that it was one of the best high school productions they had ever seen. by Chris Ayres 116 Student Life Evertte and Student Director Lujean Attention to detail,according to Chris Ayres, makes break during tryouts. P. Kuffel photo. a gogd actor, C, Bell photo King Sextimus fChris Hrubeshj watches as Queen Aggravain fAnne Beverothj gets her just desserts. N. St. Clair photo. "K """' nh Rehearsing lines are: Rodney Cuellar, Chris Ayres, Chris Lundquist, and Chris Hrubesh. C. Bell "l-....,,,,- Princess Winnefred CTeri Thomtonj demonstrates to Prince Dauntless Ueff Montgomeryj her determination to pass any test. N. St. Clair photo. 'V7:""' Hp-nw I B.. y ca :- , Tl' I. Sally Dipasupil puts the finishing touches on Sir Harry CRodney Cuellarj. C. Bell photo .X A .-. W. T 'pa N R: ! Sally Dipasupil and Brian Rives in costume for dress rehearsal. C. Bell' photo. Drama Play 117 The stor behind the star f'Biggest high in the world for me is to hear an audience laugh and applaud. Itis one of the best feelings I've ever felt.',These are the words of Chris Ayres, one of the most distinguished performers in the Elsik High School Drama department. His very first inspiraton to act was triggered by Roddy McDowell and Vincent Priceis stunning performances on the screen. Thereafter, he knew his heart had succumbed to the "theatre," which he defines as a realm of life where fantasy can become reality. He has since done over 100 plays during his eleven years of intense involvement in the theatre. One ofthe peak moments in his career was the 1981 State speech tournament. As a result of his outstanding performance playing Dudley Moore in "Beyond the Fringej, one of the judges beamed that "Dudley deserves an Oscar. Heis a ten." However, Chris has had some less than spectacular times. Once he was criticized for being too short, thus preventing him from winning that role. He reminesces, "I was mad after all, wasn't Napoleon short?" And, what is his opinion about the Elsik Drama Department? Chris declares, "Mr, St. Claire is one of the best directors that we've ever had. Everyone is enjoying a great year." He adds, "Mr, St.Claire is more than merely a teacher. He's a real friend who cares alot about the students he works withf' Interestingly enough, his favorite colors are red and black. The red symbolizes passion and ambition, which perfectly matches his personality. In fact, his visions for the future are quite firm: 'SI want to be like Danny Kaye is on Broadway? So, he has talent, ability, and years of invaluable experience, the ingredients that spell success. But what does he feel about life in general? Of course: 'SAll the world is a stage. . .li by Yui Choe 118 Feature: Chris Ayres al- ,ggg . als, 1 l N- PERFGR ER Jazz It Up Spotlights and audiences, glamour and praise. Performing is much more than that. Just ask those who know best - the entertainers! Freshman or Senior, North or South, nothing could matter less when the lights are blinding your eyes and nerves have overtaken your senses. Charles Stinneford speaks for the others when he says, "Performing is a way of expressing yourself without feeling many oftside pressures. It allows you to be yourself and feel good about what you're doing."Atul Shah adds that his involvement with the band "has been more than worth the expense of time and effort." Gruelling practice and long hours of preparation are, Plain and simple, hard work, But do these students mind? Of course not!! As Debbie Strube puts it, "Even though Revies is a lot of hard work, when you bring home a sweepstakes trophy, it's worth it.', A true performer can suffer months of getting ready for that one big chance. When the applause sounds or the award is received, they are repaid for their efforts. Soon after, they are revived from their exhaustion and are ready to stan all over again. Most would tell you it's work disguised as fun, but we really know it's the other way around. Laurie Boydstun comments that "cheer- leading is a lot of hard work and takes up a lot of time, but it's also a lot of fun!" by Debbie Strube Laurie Boydstyn - Cheerleading Charles Stinneford - Drama and Speech Atul Shah - Ram Band Mindy Campbell and Leslie Lawless help fire up the football crowd. Fred Petersen and Carla Sorley practice their solos for the infamous Hastings game. Debbie Strube - Revelliers Feature: Performers 119 Withstanding the heat, the flag corp insists on perfection. C. DuPlain photo WWW Revelliers in top formation at Fo1ey's Thanksgiving Day Parade. P. Kuffle photo Who's the best in the land, Alief Elsik Marching Band. P. Dodge Trucks are "Ram Tough"! C. DuP1ain photo Kuffle photo 120 Student Life Alief on Parade Everyone loves a parade and Elsik students are no exception ! The Band, Revelliers and Cheerleaders participated in the Alief Autumn Festival parade. The Alief Autumn Festival is an annual celebration held every October to announce the coming of Fall to Alief It begins with the parade starting at Chancellor Elementary and ends at the Alief Athletic Complex. Participants in the parade are various drill teams, bands, cheerleaders, dance companies, area merchants, congress- men, radio station DJ,s, and area police and fire department personnel. The Festival itself takes place at Amity Park, the permanent location of the previous eight festivals. At Amity Park you can enjoy the many sights and sounds that go on all weekend, such as a variety of foods, merchants selling their wares and the country-westem dance on Saturday night. The Festival proves to be a big success every year. The Foley's Thanksgiving Day Parade is also an annual parade that the Revies and Band perform in. The parade was televised on Channel l l this year. This is an Honor for Elsik, because in order to perform in the parade one must be asked by invitation only. by Christy Mata Cheerleaders chant before the parade. C. DuPlain photo fo-Q. f 1 . 7 - f . g ll Fighting against the wind to do her best in the Camera Shy Revies be ore the parade C Be photo Folefs Thanksglvmg Da Parade ls Karen Y Bauer. P. Kuffle photo Parades 121 Fast T imes' at Elsik 1gh apathy: Senior feeling Hair'rendOuS Styles 18: the age of legality later days: later on Warmin' up A new awareness of physical fitness boomed through the halls of Elsik. People began jogging, exercising and working out in their spare time. Of course, people had to dress for the occasion - legwarmers, leotards, tights, and sweats became everyday apparel. Of these fads only legwarmers were wom to school because of our AISD dress code, but off campus, exercise clothes were the rage. 122 Student Life Hair. The variety was there - wavy, curly, straight, blonde, brun- ette, red. Punker's hair ranged from pink to purple to bright yellow and always stuck up at least 2 inches. Preppie hair was a bit more The newest thing in hair. A popular style. infamous: badly famous B.F.E.: far away tbooniesl conservative - neat short, basic colors. These were the extremes, and most people fit somewhere in between. Girl's hair usually ranged from short to shoulder length and was worn permed, curled, naturally curly or sometimes just plain straight. For guys, it was just below the ears, but ranged from the "burr" to shoulder length hair neatly groomed. The mle for hair is: almost anything goes. Hair-rendous! H' A favorite fad was buttons as shown by Justus Taylor as he modeled some of the more popular ones. f'New-Wavers" Cuddly creatures New Wave music has made a big splash at Elsik in the last couple of years. ltjust this year became an influence on the dress of Elsik's students. New Wavers prided themselves on their many unusual clothes and hairstyles that made them unique. Cropped and dyed hair became more "normal'l as the year went by. They went for the more casual look of jeans and decorated t-shirts. Their accessories also set them apart - buttons, safety pins, chains, and bandanas just to name a few. And so a new clique was formed. News and blues Several things happened this year that made headlines in our newspapers. The biggest event was the "Extra-Strength Tylenol Tragedy". It started in Chicago in the fall of '82 when someone tampered with the capsules by adding cyanide to them and then placing the product back on the shelf The results were devastating - seven people lost their lives. A recession plagued the country creating unemployment and hard times for everyone. President Reagan, who was elected in 1980, cut back on various social programs, including social security and college funding. The Equal Rights Amendment was defeated in the second session of the 97th Congress - it failed to receive the two-thirds vote it needed to pass. Texas brought back capitol punishment by having the first man to be executed by lethal injection. On a more positive note, Kathy Whitmyer was swom in as Houston's first female mayor. it's been real: fun, but not real fun New Wavers: non-violent punkers. whipped: hooked on someone Those adorable little creatures that helped us escape into unreality have become extremely popular. Everywhere you looked there was an E.T. shirt, a Garfield Poster or alittle Smurf playing football or tennis. E.T. is the Extra-Terrestrial being who is so ugly that he's cute. Garfield is the laziest cat. Smurfs are cute little blue beings that bring happiness and peace to the world. Fads and Fashion 123 THE COST OF BEING A STUDENT With our economy, the cost of basic necessities became more important to Students. Here is a light sampling of Elsik's "Cost of Living." Movies - 34.50 Rodeo - S4-8 Elsik football - S2-4 Astro's - 37.50 Oilers - 5511.00 Concerts - 510.75 - 20.00 Minimum wage - 53.35 SAT - 510.50 ACT - 559.50 Cliffs Notes - 531.95-2.25 Gas - 5.99 -1.20 Yearbook - S25 Newspaper - 25c . Jeans: Lee, Levi's Wranglers, Jordache, Chic, Calvin Klein - S20-40 Izods and Polos - 5822-36 . . 3 .gc K I I au f' Senior Pictures - S100-180 off campus: a much-prized Senior benefit F . ' ' ' ' Wearing their Wes- get real. said about something downnght stupid tem duds are: Beth Gillam, Greg Car leton, Laurie Boyd work: necessary for entertainment funds Stun, and David hey bud, let's party!: what one says to a wave , FLICKS SURFIN, 2 A 2 Airplane II New faSl'1lOI'1S hit 'g "t.'i 9 Best Ffignds the school as surfing E T became more pop- 3 eh 2 ' ular. Ocean Pacific 'ff-ff' f 2 F11'Stb100d shirts, shorts, shoes, 3 X f Night of the and swimsuits were , a iitt' ii - - favorites of many. Q Lwmg Dead Timhe long-sleeved T- All CHTCCI' and 21 s irts were common G tl man because of style and i 360 T-00536 e comfort. On the ' right, Ken DiCesare trrr. The TOY models his surfer look. yrj. 4 tyygt ff? "t" , , 5 '-f taa Q f r 124 Student Life M. Abaya copy - C. DuPlain photos MEETIN AND EATIN The casual atmosphere of both Chilis and Look Muffy Preppiesl The neat look of the preppies abounded. Polos grew in popularity. Oxfords, Argyles and monograms all appeared at Elsik. Loafers, duck shoes, top-siders are just some of the distinguishing marks of the "Ivy-Leaguers Always demonstrating the impeccable Preppie look are: Irvin Dyer, Kristi Skinner, Keith Patterson. Back: Kay Martz, Laurie Boydstun, and Paula Daws TTFW: Too tacky for words . . rf at Elsik blues i f Army greens 9 It all began when the Hoopsters started wearing camouflage pants to pep rallies. The Senior Commandos adopted the look for Powder Puff Finally,camouflageinvad- ed many students' wardrobes. Pictured is Gary Neal wearing Army "greens". Gatti s made these the perfect place for get-togethers. Good pizza and large-screen TV at Gatti s and soft tacos free drink refills and a wide variety of hamburgers at Chili s made these joints our favorites for after games and anytime on weekends. 5, BELGW THE KNEE Fashion below the knee grew in importance First decorated shoestrings became the craze with everything from unicorns to Elsik Rams to stars and hearts. Then students grew tired of plain white sox. Brightly colored patterns and designer sox became an integral part of fashion. Finally the variety of shoes made a statement about current fashion. For many girls, low patent leather pumps with bows were a necessity. Vans were popular for both sexes. Female rockers could be seen in low-heeled boots with rolled-up cuffs. Western "kikker" boots were also popular for guys and girls. Individual tastes were expressed by fashions below the knee. Fads 8: Fashions 125 M if S J go for it: take a chance V ., , ,g,15 it Westheimer: if you don't know this, never mind M e bobs: active drama, band, choir members S S E F cake dropping classes: major symptom of senioritis S , 1ffN' WW' Q I dl ' i, royally: in the best way possible Everyone,s favorite subject is FOOD!! No matter who they are, food is important. "Del Taco," 'fMcDonald's," "Danver's," "Burger Kingf' "Pizza Hut," "Gatti's," "Wendy's:" you name it, we ate it. That was our favorite motto. We loved French fries, shakes, hamburger, pizza, tubs of Coke, nachosg but most of all, we loved desserts like apple pies, chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwiches, and sundaes. One of the students favorite fringe benefits was those fun contest game cards, they spent time scratching off the silver to see if they won prizes while munching on cold, greasy French fries. The drive-thru was of prime im- portance for getting food faster. We love fast food!! 4 unchjn ' ut mini-skirts and shorts to the dismay of teachers and administrators, and the delight of male students. These skirts came in varied colors, pattems, and textures: Black, red, and hot pink were the favorites. Many daring girls wore 6 O M'fA"'S"'H Dynasty Magnum P.I. Fame Trapper John M.D. Matt Houston I Love LucyCRJ Leave It To BeaverCRD KL J , For your viewing pleasure Polka dots also made a comeback. M Abaya copy - C DuPIain photos 126 Student Life unior ring in the new year "Worth waiting forln Jeff Rengert "Traditional but expensive!" is a mutual feeling shared by many Juniors who purchased their class rings. The rings were ordered in September from the Herff Jones Company and were delivered shortly before the Christmas holidays. The tradition of twisting and turning rings was carried out while students compaired their rings to their friends. The most popular style was the traditional design ofthe ram head on one side and the state seal on the other. The most common stone was the March - aquamarine birth stone which is light blue. The average cost of a girl's ring was S135 and a boy's ring was S 175. Despite the cost, over 370 rings were ordered, and all were gratefully received. by: Colleen Baker "I can see myself!" says Kathie Lanigan with Cathy Malone as she tums a friends ring. C. Duplain photo I . Il May the force be with you! - Juniors C. DuPlain photo "It's hard to believe we are almost seniors." Jill Willman "I wanted it the day I ordered it." Colleen Bridges "Mine was too big, but over all the quality was good? Robert Raney Feature: Sr. Rings 127 128 Feature: Young ife Fellowship and good friends Young Life is a nationwide Christian Youth Organization which meets every Wednesday night with sponsor Curtis sing songs, participate in skits, and share . a place where Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors can join together to meet friends, Barfield and other leaders. Young Life is common beliefs about Jesus Christ. . Senior Sandy Clark says, "It's some- Y where you can go and have fun with friendsf' Kim Rainey, Senior, states, . "Young Life is the best thing that ever 3 happened to me. No one has to try to impress anyone. You can be yourself and n have fun doing it!" . Many people who have never attended Young Life consider it to be just a social S Q S event. However, when a person leaves Y Young Life, they leave with feelings of Curtis Bariield says, "We want YOU to Life " C Bel You Mean we have to sing twice? Atul Shah. C. Bell photo friendship, concern, love, and fellowship. Senior Paula Daws comments, "I like Young Life because you can always be yourself It really makes me feel like a better person." Young Life is a place to go and be with your friends and not be pressured. It is a place to have fun!" - Launa Hurst, senior. by: Laurie Boydstun Bill Gelsthorpe and Roland Romero help lead the songs. C. Bell photo ffl i ,.... ., ., , 5 1,, Liv V .f N ' i's W . , 'f 'ff' V. 1 ' ,,,, I D, , . ' o' Young Life crowd watches skit. C. Bell photo gfggfsgsfggbfogaghgzl?iygggen Bakef and Atul Shah dance the Young Life Outstanding Students Everyone likes to be honored and the annual awards night does just that. On May 9 in our theater 59 Senior National Honor Society members received honor collars and 133 students received awards from various departments. Every department gave several awards to outstanding students. They ranged from best Physical Science student to best Advanced Placement Calculus student. It was a special night for those honored and their families. Their hard work paid off in academics as well as in electives. Congratulations to the nearly 200 students who were selected by their teachers to be honored for high achievement in school. by Brena Baumann !l . isa eshman David Perez receives a math award from Ms. Watson. L.. Jeff Wilton receives an English award. Chris Ayres receives a Drama award. C. Bell photos. Awards Night 129 Q10 E Every weekend we're faced with the same problem: There's nothing to do in Alief! Students do the "usual', like going out to eat. Favorite places of Elsik students were "Gattis,,, 'fChilis',, "Frys',, and the ever popular "McDonalds,', and "Taco Bell". Movies are usually a good source of entertainment, but not many people are willing to shell out S4. 50 per shot, therefore, the S2 midnight and matinee shows have become increasingly popular. For the more bold is the activity of clubbing: a favorite activity of many seniors. Clubs offer dancing and major socializing. Most popular with the 'fclubbersn were Faces, Confettis, Z-Street, Rockers, Fools Gold, and Wild Wild West. For those unfortunate souls who fail to meet the requirement of f'proper', I.D., "Texas Breezea' and "Rock-abiliesw offer teennight. A new form of nightlife is the art of nabbin which consists of placing various articles of j unk in the yards of others. The obj ect of Nabbing is to see who can 'fnabi' the most unusual item without getting caught. Still fairly popular are the old standbys: Rocky Horror Picture Show and video game rooms By far, the most popular way to spend the weekend in Alief is Partying. Though not known for much else, Alief is known for its parties. You can be sure that every Friday and Saturday night "someone', will have a party and "everyone', will be there! After the parties end or are broken up by the ever present cops of Alief students make a beeline to "Jack-In-The-Boxw, the most "Another Tough Yearbook Assignment!" Ruthie Garcia, Christy Mata, and Terri Brockman. C. Bell "To our 'fan club', the sophomore girls." Kristi Skinner, Sandy Clark, and Shonda O'Brien. C. Bell photo 130 Student Life frequented hangout when there? nowhere else to go. At Jack the socializing can continue. Though Alief is definitely no one of the most exciting towns ir Texas, Alief students have compensated pretty well creating their own fun! by Ruthie Those Amazing Animals! Mike Johnson, Mike Garrett, and Wayde Barksdale. C. Bell photo Best All Around Cowgirl, Kristi "Frog-woman" Skinner aboard lighting, the Wonder Burger. C. Bell photo 'N 4-'Mika , if lawm u hug: 621-8350 Homes ww LMS' 'Vi 5 55252511223 'David Weekley in 4 , E iw ' haf-, 5 A mug ,ggss ns Q o ,A Acting out ' Lujean Krei hat, ntertainment The Talent Show, sponsored by the Student Congress, was held on February 17, 1983 with the assistance of Neil St. Clair, Steve Caporiccio, and numerous other helpful teachers. Many talented Elsik students tried out for the show, but only fifteen acts were chosen. Senior participant Ruthie v-..u,n,,1n'.1t,.-1v--,1aa A....-h--.--...l.......l The. Barber Shop quartet - George Harrison, Chris Pappas, Frank Moore, and John Ross. P. Kuffel photo 132 Student Life Garcia states, "It was so much fun. The whole show seemed really professional. It allowed many people from various organizations around school to pool their talents together to create a night of entertainment. She later added, "All in all, it was a great experience? Overall, the talent show proved to be a big success. Many peopi who attended it said that it wg Elsikas best ever. Senior Chris Hrubesh sums it by saying, "Thanks to the inginuii of Mr. St. Clair and tk Outstanding talent that Elsi possess, the Talent Show was smashing success!', by Laurie Boydstul One ringy dingy . . . Amy Pierce. P. Kuffel photo Here You Come Again" sung by Karen Pollard. P. Kuffel photo Red Rover, Red Rover . . . Encore Choir. P. Kuffel photo Outstanding M.C.'s-Lisa Boulware and Chris Ayers. P. Kuffel Photo Lead singer for the group "Feedback" is Robert O'Connor. P. Kuffel photo Talent Show 133 In "Come fly with me through the friendly skies," says Valerie iverfn, "Hey big fella, wanna come straighten my curls?" asks Rus Burney. 134 Student Life Freshman Sal As the school year once again draws to a clo upperclassmen as well as underclassmen look forward to o of the most exciting activities our school has to offer - t Freshman Slave Sale. Little do these poor innocent freshm know what fun things the upperclassmen have in store 1 them. Anything goes from singing on tables at lunch to escapii air raids in the halls, to pushing pennies across the floor wi their cute little noses. Perhaps the greatest part of this gala eve: is seeing the "garb,' that the freshmen are dressed in such 1 greased back hair, make-up Con guysj, diapers, and variof other paraphenalia. Even though these freshmen may get a litt embarrassed, in the end it's all worth it - they help their clal make money for their Senior Prom and at the same time ha a fun and certainly memorable experience. y by Debbie Strub "Do ya think Fm sexy?" asks Otto Pedersen. hip and chain in action newest fashions modeled by Kelly nd Leslie Brooks iaper commercial auditions - Danny 'ncade and Tom Libby. "Going once, going twice, sold to the Senior in the The Morton Salt Girl - Lana Brown. gg ' 99 1 t I sold the most cookies, exc aims he freshman Girl Scout. iff 541 3i "Move over Cheryl Tiegs, here comes the n covergirlf' J on Hook. hey got the boogie fever - Jodie Strickland and Michelle Shockrel. E35 falling, laughs Mildfed Morales and 'R 1? The "Little Beige Corvette?" - Chris Tucker's pride'n joy. The average family car-a Regal, otherwise known as Ruthie Garcia's "Battlestar Galactica." ::,',,, ,mnassm "Did Demolition Dena Bell and her silver Camero! someo Jay Stricklen's itty-bitty ne say and Derek I 1 HI love my truck!l', - Wayde Barkesda1e's mean, green machine. - , - Wayde and friends. Mike Garrett s magnificent Mustang?? ww Mu. The best four-wheeling beach vehicle around! Karen Baurer's Laredo, Wayde Barkesdale - model. "Ono: ohhh!" - Armando Ojeda's sleek, black 1981 Camero. 136 Student Life W' 'elseif W M., f ,, all I Kelly Luman's "Love Machine???" Car ! '6Here in my car I feel safest of all I lock all my doors It's the only way to live In cars." The Cars They are status symbols and a means of recognition. They express your personality and your style. Most of all, they are necessities of high school life. What are "they,'? Why, cars, ofcourse! Everyone either has one or wants one. Here at Elsik, there is a wide variety of cars ranging from your run-of-the-mill 'gbombn to your classy little "sporty number." Whether you've got an old car or a new one, remember: any wheels are better than none! by Ruthie Garcia Coming straight at you is Mike Dockins' ,82 Firebird. The "Hoopstermobile" - Derek Dunaway and A1 Femandez atop Al' s Mazda Cosmo. The Awesome Driving Machine?? - Dexter Webb with his Nova. 4rfg e5aaaNX r .Q y ' Mei.. ff iv" .X TE X A S Convenable. YJH'56 "Who says yearbook editors don't have class?" Brena Bauman's ,65 Valient Cars 137 Working for the Weekend. we ...wifi I really don't think that's gonna tit. Penny Vezeos at the new Foley's. Photo C. DuPlain . , W... My first charge card, what do I do? Theresa Drummond, Sears. photo C. Duplain Twenty dollars for a coke sounds fair to me!! Dee Wanna chocolate chip cookie? Rae Ellen Rabe The one that got away. Justus Taylor, l Dee Rocha. photo C. DuPlain and Mary San Miguel. Chocolate Chip Cookie Silver's. photo - C. Duplain Company. photo C. DuPlain. 138 Student Life ' ' ime Dom T "I can't, I gotta work',, has become a familiar phrase among Elsik students. For some, working is a necessity. The money is needed to add extra income to the familyls budget. Fortunately, this is not the case for most of our working students. Most people find many ways to spend their well-earned money. Attending parties, dancing at clubs, seeing a movie or simply shopping on a Saturday afternoon can quickly drain any paycheck. Most adults work 9 to 5, but students work 5 to 9. The after-school or evening shifts can be found at a variety of places. Most are employed at retail stores such as Eckerd Drugs, Target, or Foley's. Grocery stores like Eagle and Randall's also draw in students. Still there are some that work in fast-food restaurants or even a doctors oftice. The minimum wageis 53.35 an hour, with the average number of hours worked being 17-20 hrs. With school and other activities, students manage to keep pretty busy. Many feel it is a learning experience and really enjoy their jobs. ff: FZ The original Pizza Man. Art Menendez, Chuck E. Cheese's. Photo C. DuPlain In Tune With Working "We get up early and we work all day. We put a our time in cause we like to stay out all night long!" - Eagles "Workin ' 9 to 5 - Whata wa y to makea livin, barely gettin ' by it 's all taken and no givin '. . . drive you crazy if you let it."' - Dolly Parton "Work your fingers to the bone what do you get? Boney fingers!" - Hoyt Axton 'Take this job and shove it! I ain't workin here no more. " - Johnny Paycheck by Colleen Baker Debbie Strube You .Wear what Sizefw Robert Molloy, Taking an Easter break. Fred Caldwell, Walgreens. Photo C. DuPlain Stelzigs Western Wear. Photo C. DuPlain l Working 139 140 Clubs Picillfes eww CLUBS for Everyone Almost every interest or hobby is represented in one of our clubs. From athletics to academics, there's something for everyone. If it,s writing you like, join the Literary Club or the Rampage staff If you want to learn about music, become a band or choir member. If math and science are your best subjects, join the math, sciene, computer science, or JETS club. If you enjoy being involved in school, Student Congress or National Honor Society is for you. If it's performing you like, Revelliers or Drama and Speech is perfect. Foreign Languages may interest you, so don't just take the class, join the club. And the list goes on. Most of the clubs donlt have a restricted membership like NHS or Ramblings staff Usually anyone from any grade is welcome to participate. Of course it does mean attending meetings before and after school, but these can be handled by most students if they aren't too frequent! The activities depend on the club. The French Club may dine at a fancy restaurant while the Christian Student Union visits nursing homes. Main events may travel downtown for a bit of culture while the Math club hosts a tournament. It really doesn't matter as long as the club has' a cause to work for. Whatever your interests are, you're bound to find a club. But if you're really looking for a wild and crazy club that doesn't mind being in debt and causing a ruckus, get on the yearbook staff and see how the school really runs. by Brena Baumann I tls we . .,.. V f i . ....... wr f ,, W, ,fmV..-,.-Q,..,--,.-sr , , gN,f-,...g,:-fg:m.sm:---S:f--if,---,3r..f..r. .. ,,.,. I , , , - 5 . fiY53'Ei7.?E?M'Q,f's .. M..WW,R-fssvwe:-vfSiZt'LF:5'G-1'f'f-fffi' f i i-if J f'FfffL..J ' .i'--52-555: ' ' Dl:'ama's Chris Lundquist practices for his part as the Jester. C. Bell p oto CSU and Student Congress visit a nursing home. C. Bell photo ! e :- Cathy's MG with Student Congress members in the Parade. C. Bell M? ff 'ff ' T :an 1. Showing spirit by decorating her football boy's locker is Revie Green. C. Duplain photo Laura NHS officers Jenny Salazar, Peter Kuffel, and Atul Shah at the Induction for new members. C. Bell photo Clubs 141 142 Clubs y ear for The National Honor Society kept busy with a variety of activities during the school year. The membership of N.H.S. increased to an all time high of 129 members. At the beginning ofthe year, members sold coupon books, which was the main money-making project of the year. In addition to raising money, members of N.H.S. participated in several service projects for the school and community, such as: tutoring, cookie donations to Big Brothers, substitute teaching at middle schools, and carnation sales for Valentine's Day with the Literary Club. The last and most successful service project of the year was the blood drive in memory of Mrs. Debbie Gaughn, a Hastings teacher. by Helen Chang eetings are so fun! Missi Steele and Terri Brockman. C. H The N.H.S. gang goes to the Charlie Club for the banquet. C. N.H.S. m DuPlain New members are inducted into N.H.S. C. DuPlain photo , ,... 4 Helping out with the sale. Richard Husseini. C Plain photo ,S , . il---H-6 "fs epting her candle and N.H.S. card. .ithie Garcia. C. DuPlain "III am elected, I promise to . . ." - Tim Discussing banquet plans. - Atul Shah and Culbertson. C. DuPlain photo Mrs. Wrotenbury. C. DuPlain Cherishing their candles. - Yui Choc, Charles Stinneford, Neena Sinha. C. DuPlain photo N.H.S. 143 Council exists 144 Clubs unify, serve Student Council members have many activities serving Elsik. They work to achieve better communication between the administration and the students. In addition the group promotes school spirit and unity sponsoring many activities which are aimed at involving all the students. Another purpose of the congress is serving various community organizations. Spirit projects included the spirit chains and spirit days where students dressed differently each day. Also in March the annual talent show was held in conjunction with the Drama department. There was a change in the constitution in February, to allow any student to earn their way into congress. Officers were: Jennie Salazar, president, Neena Sinha, vice-president, Patrick Regan, treasurer, Terri Morgan, secretaryg and Julia Perry, parliamentarian. by Angie Shoemaker ,,,,..... Marie Abaya and Pat Regan still active after a long day in Austin. Pam Morille concentrating on the Student congress activities is Jennie Salazar Cpresidentj inducts new oFlicersgMr. Fairman looks on. Eat Regan and Kim Kao us nde to Austin. w sponsor Mr. F airman relaxes a while. Neena Sinha and Jennie Salazar show awards for a successful year. l,ll I f .g, , Elsik delegates at Texas Associaion of Student Councils Convention: S. Shah, K. Kao, M. Klasing, J . Kelly, M. Spiller, P. Regan, L. Federwish, and Mr. Fairman. Student Council 145 146 Clubs French The Elsik French Club has had a very active year. They have had.outs1de activities once each month from the beginning of school to their banquet on May 17. Some of these activities included: picnics, ice skating, volleyball tournaments, dinner at a French restaurant, making crepes, and a French film. Each project included some French culture and fun. The sponsor, Mrs. Hogshead, feels that, 'fThe club was formed to help students better understand the French way of life, and we have accomplished this in a fun atmosphere? This year's officers were: Renee Bates, president, Von Tran, vice-president, and Sheene Le, secretary. Also elected were: Vu Tran, treasurer, Kelly Noang, historian and Michelle Nguyen and Iren Barr, co-publicity managers. Most of the members feel that the year has been successful. Renee adds, "I just want to thank everybody who helped in any way, towards making this year a super one for our club." by Renee Bates We H. I banquet. "Madamoislles', listen to a presentation. 3 .......4-...l French Club members with sponsor Madame Hogshead. SW, Madame Hogshead and members discuss menu items from "Ari" Grenoui11e" restaurant for their Cooking a provencial French dinner is Jay Yun. Club member Dan Nyguen PHI' arte au pomme served by cook jra Noponen. 11" Y "La Presidente" Renee Bates. "Cf . French Club treasurer Vu Tran. i, .5 . Kemp, 3 ,W N me . fii ,Ms ,, un. ,fmg WS? ,M ff ' mf sf K French 147 148 Clubs Spani h The purpose of the Spanish Club is to provide students with an opportunity to learn more about the customs and culture of Spanish speaking people. They participated in a soccer and tag football game in October and had a Christmas banquet. The officers for this club are: Brian Adkins, president, Kim Adams, vice-president, Susan Witte, Secretary, and Jill William, treasurer. Sponsor Mrs. Mendel said "The Spanish club can offer students with similar interests a chance to get together socially. It also can serve to increase interest in foreign languages in general." Flowers for the teacher. Vince Cordova, Mrs. Mendel, Losa Kruse. Spanish club members Mary San Miquel and Jay Meyer. Latest in Spanish T-Shirts Fashion. Lora Hulsopple Simon. Wh "Scrabble in Espanol?" Mairim Simon, Doug Wilson, Chris Crotedu, Patrick Cope, Lora Hulsopple. Latin The purpose of the Latin Club is to promote the study of the lassics. The year has been quite eventful. Last October they articipated in the Foreign Languages Department picnic and in December, they had a Roman banquet. They also participated in me National Latin Exam which was held in February. The results of the exam were: Christi Yang and Tushai Patel, imma cum laude flstjg Marie Abaya, Patrick Corcoran and melita Yasay, maxima cum laude C2ndJ. Also winning were: Erica Change, Joel Parker, Yui Choe, Van 'ran, Murphy Klasing, Penny Vezos and Noel Orsak. The officers M2 Murphy Klasing, Yui Choe, Erica Chang and Noel Orsakg magna cum laude. l"3-I ' .Num na this club are, Ginny Hare, ceasarg Greg Welch, consul, Van Tran, d Erica Chang, censorseg Murphy Klasing and Penny Vezos, uestorsg Marie Abaya, historian aediles. Sponsor Mrs. Harris said l feel that we've had a successful year and that next year will be ver better!" Patrick Corcoran, maxima cum laude. Tushar Patel and Christi Yang, summa cum laude. German The purpose of the German Club is to be involved s a group in the attendance of various German ctivities. This year's events have been eating at the chnapps Haus restaurant. They also participated in volleyball against the other German clubs and iktoberfest activities at Astroworld. The outstanding students in German this year were: fiichelle Williams Clst yearl, Janis Kelly 12nd yearj, -?...,,,,., K ,, .,. -B--....., ading of the Will. Jay Anderson, Katie Carlson, Kirk Evans, Karen oves and Lisa Winter. l .i. and Chuck Bratka 13rd yearl. The German play that received the S'German Academy Awards" this year was The Mzard of Oz performed by the first year German class. Sponsor Mrs. Whitlock said "It has been a good opportunity for the student to get together outside of a school setting and have the chance to use their language." "Waiting anxiously for their scene to arrive!" Andrew Davis, Pam Pearson, Sharmila Solanki, and Tracy Bums. 66 oices" you can see Each year students are given the opportunity to submit art and literary works to be considered for publication in the magazine, Voices. The Literary Club provides an outlet for those talents that have little chance to be recognized in the ordinary classroom. To encourage participation, contests are held for cover art, poetry, and short stories. This year the winners were: Poetry - Eugenia Algaze, Short Stories - Huong Ho, and Cover Art - Phu Phu. The staff has open membership with editors, Kyle McCrea1y, Stephanie Zimmerman, and Richard Hussenini, chosen by Julia Wrotenbery. She is also the c1ub's consultant on literature submitted, and Claire Hook is the advisor on art submitted. Voices welcomes the entire student body to participate and encourages all art and literature contributions. When Mrs. Wrotenbery was asked about the goals of the club she said, "We strive for qualityand broad representation? by Misty Bogle Contest- winners, Igugenia Algaze and Huong Ho with Sponsor Voices sponsor, Julia Wrotenbery. C. Bell photo Staff members Alice Cheng and Jocelyn Casiple work during an after school meeting. C. Bell photo Looking over magazine entries, John Grantham. C. Bell photo Voices editor Kyle McCreary. C. Bell photo ain event attract tudent The purpose ofthe Main Events club was to expose Elsik students to the fine arts by making them tccessible to them. The club has grown from a few nembers to nearly seventy active members this fear. Jeff Montgomery states, "This club has grown :onsiderably from last year, and its still growing. It's :leasing to see more students interested in the Jerforming Arts. Thats what gives the club it's Ltrengthf' Some of the activities included, "Man of La vIancha,', a musical at Theater Under the Stars, and 'A Prodigal Son in Ragtimev, which was performed Jy the Houston Ballet. The club also attended several dramas and comedies. The Houston Ballet invited the Main Events club to a free evening of ballet due to a grant they received especially for high school students within the Houston area. Mrs. Hogshead, sponsor, comments, "Until now, only H.I.S.D. has received all these tickets!" Sponsor, Mr. St. Clair sums it up by saying, '6It is gratfying to see young people interested in attending and developing an enjoyment of live performances of the fine arts. Not only is it an educational experience, but it will provide them with an entertainment outlet they can utilize their entire lives." by Laurie Boydstun The three .stooges - Sally Dipa- supihl, Chris Ayers, and Lujean Kreisner. f!! .X ' iding the Coke machine are Jeff Montgomery, Teri Perez, Lori Adams, Chris Ayers, Brian Rives, and 5:3108 Hoff ' 5 753 'WT i " i f' 4 My ' Lx, 5 4 f L , ,121 I L f1r,,,k'Jf, Www . --I I ' ..,, E H V if X , W "" ' f ,, V ' ,"' ' I. ' , .,,. W if W I ' . H f A 1 t , S A:,,,, Ma'v ffiimf M. Emw st ggi, f , , , WW ,vv,- 9 A ,,,, gi. Q, Irr, , I M . W V ' gg .,,, .. 'he Main Events gang at Jones Hall. The Main Events club headed for another exciting performance. Main Events 151 152 Clubs The future is at their fingertips Computer Club is learning about how computers work and how to use them. "Computer club gives a broader knowledge of the real world of computersw, says sponsor Mrs. Lewis. This past year Computer Club members took field trips to Superior Oil in downtown Houston, and went to Bonnon and Moore to tour their computer room. by Rhonda Brookshire During computer club, Pamela Quach is putting information into the Discussing computer is club president, Helen Chang and sponsor, Mrs. Lewis. Chad Ledger trying to figure out the computer. ln. Checking over the computer information, Don Quach Toumeys attract Math Club attends Math tournaments given by :ther high schools and colleges in the Houston area. gast year they attended tournaments at iharpstown High School, Bellaire High School, Jasadena, Lee College in Baytown, and the Jniversity of Houston. They also gave a ournament for the middle schools in Alief This year they gave their first high school ournament and invited other Math Clubs in the -Iouston area. This was on February 12. Math Club mfficers are Richard Husseini, Anna Kuo, Maria 3 f 5 P Mathematical minds Swatti Shah and Ava Lan. na. if 3: Si., A little cheesecake from club member David Hare. Maria Kuo, and Anna Kuo. math masters Kuo, Long Nguyen, and Lawrence Chang. Math teacher Nancy Stephenson is the Math Club sponsor. by Nancy Stephenson xi? iii it If 3? gg Club member Richard Husseini verifies an answer for other club members. Math Club sponsor Nancy Stephenson with ofiicers Richard Husseini, Long Nguyen, Lawrence Chang, Math 153 Careers await Science student "Science Club's purpose is to encourage high school students to pursue a career in the various fields of science," says Alice Chang. "Science Club is to make students more aware of their world of sciencej, says Ronnie Parks. This past year Elsik Science Club members have been active with Monday morning meetings. Officers are: Alice Chang, president, Jamey Childs, vice-president, Ronnie Hazlewood, treasurer, and Ronnie Parks historian. These officers help plan things for the club to do. To raise money they had bake sales. The club members have gone on various field trips to Rice University, Astro Hall, Baylor University and Burke Baker Planetarium. by Rhonda Brookshire i,...i,, Nonay Ordeniz and Joyce Casiole stop for a picture while resting. Mr. Burns, Ms. Long, Ms. Silberman, Troy Lee, and Ms. Lee take a rest. 154 Clubs aah? ,, f ,f s Alice Chang enjoys a day at the Planetariun. John Chen, Vu Tran and a friend smile for the camera. uv x 4 ? wwe, 2 1 l unior engineers place fir t The Junior Engineering Technological Society is a lub designed to introduce or expose interested tudents to the field of engineering. This year J .E.T.S. vent to several competitions. Among them were the Booker T. Washington tournament in which they won n overall first place trophy, and the Texas A8LM onference in College Station where several club Q55 nigga K 'O-Q vu. TS .E. . . officers Thao Nguyen, Alice Cheng, Ronnie Parks, and Mike Chow make plans for the next l 49 members who attended the A8LM conference in College Station Depak Bhatt, Long Nguyen, Richard Hussieni, Maria Kuo, Alice Cheng. members participated in various events. Club sponsors are John Ruff and Barbara Pohla. Officers for 1982-83 were Ronnie Parks, president, Thao Nguyen, vice president, Alice Cheng, secretary, and Mike Chow, treasurer. by Kim VonDerAu tt lr ..- .-Q-f A if 4' lf Certificate winners Long Nguyen and Depak Bhatt. I x nn Club members Jeff Bryant, Eric Stamm, Richard Hussieni, Maria Kuo, Depak Bhatt, and Long Nguyen, with their Booker T. Washington trophy. J O .E.T.S. 155 evelliers: True pride of Alief The Revelliers had another successful year promoting Elsik spirit. The Revies are a group of hard working, determined girls who strive for athletic recognition. Revelliers is more than just prancing around with a big smile, its an experience which takes lots of time Cup to 20 hours per weekj, and extra effort to learn, perfect, and perform two exciting dances each week. This past year, the Revies participated in the creation of Mighty Ram fever which included dancing at pep rallies, football, and basketball games, decorating the school, and the boy's lockers. They also sponsored the successful Winter Wonderland Dance and marched in two parades. Overall, the dedication is evident, and the Revelliers agree that all the practice, discipline, and sometimes total hysteria is worth it in the rewarding experiences each year creates. by Ruthie Garcia 1 i www ... .. . . wg l . l 9 1 i E E 3 Revelliers in a pregame formation. C. DuPlain photo .. S. ..,, . wg? in s X XX R X5 gg is H fi s is "Q F Ref .355 Egg sg3i5as. Si5j., W N ' 4 SS N 'wax S4 X X N Q , . as essex 5. . is Sis le es muses ,ww 4 X .b iiigxef qk srRksQga XYQXQQWMW W ,gl ,i X X Q K X i X F S R Y " P s 5 sk as is 5' sf if fi 3 iw J: T .. :tiki : iESN5 S '. S.s 'Q "" A L L f 5 V :Q U Q S i ii-' . A ..,, -.--X - i--, if fi is Head over heels for the Rams! C. DuPlain photo Revies march off after a performance. C. DuPlain photo Dance Fever Finalists: Jennie 156 Clubs West and Ray Schmidt. C. DuPlain photo l ,W , R new , C 3 E Wt 1QQP SEV lex l KI: X M t X gi g gi 112 3- 5 at : Q-E Ez li E935 - Z -i f? 1 1 . 1 ..,. Y i Q ... X X. ,. ..,,-: ,- K Queen and King: Bridget Mahoney and Nick Della Penna. C. Duplain photo A spectacular finish! C. DuPlain photo Revelliers blast off. C. DuPlain photo Revelliers 157 158 Clubs evelliers continued f L Sax ,fmt f it Revies out for an 3. moon jog, "Only Time Will Telli' - Kristen Hanst The Winter Wonderland Senior Court. Smiles count-even at practice Tracy Rutherford arching Band The best in the land The largest club at Elsik, the marching band, had t very busy and rewarding year. Under the direction rf J oe Williams and Terry Crummel, as well as drum najors Atul Shah and Jennie Salazar, the band eceived a superior rating at the LaMarque contest .nd an excellent rating at the UIL contest held at Alief itadum. Football season included morning pep allies in the gym, practice during school, afternoon narching practice in the parking lot, and evening ames. Half-time proved to be quite an impressive ight from the stands. The eye catching flags and rifle orps added excitement to the perfect formations "I surrender!" U- Naomi Gome. . z C DuPlain photo The band shows its spirit at the Homecoming pep rally. C. DuPlain excuted on the field. The marching band ended the season with an awesome performance of their UIL routine, "Somewhere over the Rainbowii which concluded with the unfolding of a rainbow and the releasing of balloons from behind it. The embarassed Bear band stood in wonder as the crowd rose to its feet for a standing ovation. The marching band's success was made possible through each individual's dedication and sacrifice. The reason for the effort is summed up in drum major Atul Shah's words, nlts fun and certainly worth the trouble." by Brena Baumann and Terri Brockman n , The drum majors - Atul Shah and Jennie Salazar. C. DuPlain photo A new band uniform? - Watch your step! C. DuPlain photo David Ragsdale. C. DuPlain photo Band 159 ,af 5- Q. h f 'R xhmgf' Www! ,k,' Vx Un Stage Stage Band jazzes it up The smallest band at Elsik was the Stage Band. The twenty-eight members of the stage band were the top players at Elsik. This non-traditional group Ezlayed mainly jazz and rock music. A first division ating at the UIL Solo and Ensemble proved their outstanding ability and also that of director, Terry Crummel. The Stage Band had an active year laying for the Band Chili Supper, Talent Show, ion's Club Queen Contest, and contests at Sam ouston and San Jacinto. Kevin Allen and Marvin Collette both agreed that Stage Band really helped their playing abilities and they also enjoyed the maller group and more "relaxed atmosphere? by Brena Baumann Practice makes perfect . Photo: C. DuPlain "Little Drummer Boy" - Mike Tisman. Photo: C. DuPlain Performing at the Chili Instructing a student - Mr. Crummel. Photo: C. DuPlain Supper. Photo: C. DuPlain Stage Band 161 Varsity Club for bo sg girls stay with FCA Boys Varsity Club was once known as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes but they changed their club name and no longer conducted meetings on the school premises. This was because of a decision by the Supreme Court. Sponsor and Treasurer Coach Fyke says, "We do not intend to fight this situation. We are going to follow the guidlines outlined by our administration, but I feel we can continue to grow." The boys F.C.A. has proved itself successful participating in projects such as a stadium clean-up, selling consenssions at athletic events, and a car wash. Girls Fellowship of Christian Athletes made the decision to keep their original name. 'tChanging the name is going against what the club stands forf, says Mrs. Marti Hatfield. The girls are no longer allowed to meet at school. This year the girls F.C.A. has been successful in their bake sales, a car wash, and a J og-A-Thon for the Heart Association. by Rhonda Brookshire F.C.A. meeting at Mark Shindler's. P. Kuffel photo Attending boys and girls F.C.A. meeting: Wendi, Tamiko, Ronnie, Mandy, and J 0. P. Kuffel photo 162 Clubs Jogging for the Heart Association: Mrs. Hatfield, Michelle and Janet. D. Adams photo Just thinking it all over. P. Kuffel photo l Reaching out Christian Student Union is a club that has been around Elsik for five years. The purpose of this club is to have fellowship with other Christians, have a bible study, and to serve the community. Once a month CSU members visit local nursing homes. At Christmas, CSU was joined by Student Congress for a sing-along and refreshments at Bayou Glen Nursing Home. "It is so reassuring to be with students whose lives are based on the love of Jesusfisays sponsor Mrs. Lewis. by Rhonda Brookshire . '4- Sharing stories of their life experiences, Julie Bourcier and a resident Glen Home Visiting at Bayou Glen Nursing Home, Yui Choe talks with a resident. Helen Chang chats wlth a new friend 164 Clubs Members share love of performanf The Speech and Drama Club is a combined organization that involves students from both fields of study. Both speech and drama share a love for performance and hard work. This year, Elsik has built a strong chapter ofthe National Forensic League, which is a national speech organization. Sponsor, Ms. Corolyn DeLecour comments, "I am very excited about the growth of the National Forensic League. When a student is eligible for NFL membership, it reflects a great deal of time year at Elsik and he will be missed very much. by Laurie Boydstun and work. We started out with two ' members and now have eleven. With this things ahead for Elsik Speech students? ' Thespians is also a national organ- ' ization that recognizes talented and hard working drama students. During the spring, the beginning of Thespian initiation began for new members. Mr. Neil St. Clair also sponsors the speech and drama club. This is his last L-.W Speech Students ham it up. John Buery, Kris Steele, John Grantham, Brenda Ogle, Penni The outstanding cast of "Trifles". Anne Beveroth, Lujean Kreisner, Chris Ayers, Charles Stinneford, and Chris Hrubesh. N. St. Clair photo r kind of energy and dedication, I see great 2 l i " ,- Mr' f "' Watch closely and I'll make these shoes disappear. Lujean Kreisner and Anne Beveroth. N. St. Clair photo Elsik's very first mime troupe. N. St. Clair photo Don,t stick that pencil up your nose!Chris Ayers, Chris Hrubesh, and Charles Stinneford. N. St. Clair photo The National Forensic League. Top - John Grantham, Penni Siemens, Chris Ayers, Ms. D., Kris Steele, Missy Brown. Bottom - Brenda Ogle, Mona Shah, Paula Biddy, Andrea Sprute, and Tim Culbertson, G, Wright photo 1 2 I Posing for the picture are John Grantham and Penni Siemens. C. DeLecour photo Speech 8: Drama 165 166 Clubs yearbook , taff It,s more than meets the eye "What's up?" Deadline. This yearbook copy is due todayf' What's copy?" "You know, all the writing in the yearbook? "Oh, I just look at the pictures? Yearbook staff is often seen as that fun and easy class which lasts from August till May. Well, its fun, but contrary to popular belief its not easy. In fact, when deadlines roll around things get quite hectic. Its more complicated than just getting pictures. Copy, headlines, and captions also have to be written to go with the layout. To be on staff a sophomore, junior, or senior must have sponsor approval. A student should have a creative streak, some typing skills, and a crazy sense of humor. Most of all, a staffer has to be committed. 66 by Brena Baumann Clubs Section Editor Terri Brockman. M. Provenzano photo Editor Brena Baumann edits copy as staffers Debbie Strube and Chris Ayres observe. C. DuPlain photo i f A I if I 5 he . X . . , 011 Student Life staff member, Laurie Boydstun with Advisor Osmon. C. gfilfft patIgE'ge'Cl2gfesDi1tf,E5g DuPla1n photo photf, 5, C if I if lj' , it , Vocational Section Editor Marie Abaya. C. DuPlain photo Na?" . Sports and Ads: staffers Ruthie Garcia and Kim Blankenship. M. Provenzano photo p i fgxef.-4 ti: x 4 vw1W" .4 ,, , um - ,bfiv ' I K 'fmt ' l ' 59 t 'mira 41 Diligently working on yearbook, even on "Elsik on Parade" creator, Christy Mata. C. DuPlain photo weekends, is Student Life Editor Debbie Strube. C. DuPlain photo Yearbook 167 n the Rampa e The Rampage is a monthly publication devoted to bringing the student body relevant and interesting topics. When each issue was published Cthrough weeks of tedious labor and a slight miracle from Godl it had a certain look lacking from other school papers. In mid-March, the hard work paid off as the Rampage received three state awards. Editor Allan Deluke won two second place awards for advertising and reviewg and Ad. Editor Kevin Christadoro took third place in advertising. by Allan Deluke Staffers Kevin Cristadoro, Craig Klasic, and Shana Greer in charge of Covering the lighter side of life is Assistant . ...' . - E Editor Jeff Wilton. f-"" ' ' R A a 168 Clubs 5? sg ii r 5 is xi Q Rampage Editor Allan Deluke directs and shapes newspaper policy. 63 ails? Either on the court or oftj Jolanda Jones was at home covering sports. Feature and News staffer Ruthie Garcia. C. DuPlain photo. Heroes emerge from murky depths From the cavernous depths of that enchanted world, where magic is worked with alarming frequency and souls are captured for eternity on film Cie., the darkroomj come the saviors of the journalistic world - the photographers. These are the adventures of the photographers: to explore new films, new papers, to seek out new clubs and new organizations, to boldly go where no spectator has gone before. Braving ranting editors past deadline, fighting rabid staff members, able to leap a zoom lens in a single bound - all to secure the memories of the common man. by The Photographers Editor's note: Our staff of heroes this year was made up of Cathy Bell, head photographer, Chris DuPlaing Peter Kuffelg LeeAnn McCoy, and Glenn Wright. We are forever, humbly, in their debt. .L -- M 4 Q' im t .sy., 't ---' ' Vlikkl. ::: H ,,.f,, ,,,,.. :QI ff- P ' ith the weight of the world on leader of the superheroes is Cathy Bell. Kudos for excellence and dedication went to Chris DuPlain. Enstheoulders, Peter Kuffel looks Special glasses give LeeAnn McCoy her secret powers. r. Photographers 169 rtists allowed creative freedom 170 Clubs The main purpose ofthe Art Club is to advance the members' own knowledge. Students who are really interested in the field of art and may possibly pursue an art related career might be found in an art club meeting. During the meetings they are allowed to do things of their own interest and to experiment with new and different kinds of art. For instance, the members work with etched glass, stained glass, candles, silk screen printings, and many other different varities of artistic work. The students took a bus to the Renaissance Festival in October. The sponsors are Claire Hook, Rich Aber, Faye Becker, and Nola Graham. by Angie Shoemaker Lff Pittman, Daniel Schelch, Pat Harrison. Faces in the Halloween spirit. and Smiles from along day at the Renaissance Festival. Raymond Heinrich, Jay Yun, and Ron Crisostomo. QQ, Making new friends at the Renaissance Festival. Courtney Frazier and Shelley Hopkins Working hard at an art club meeting. Chison Choi o trikes again t them The Ram Rollers, Elsikis own bowling team, had rnuch success and a lot of fun during the year. Organization in January, with Jack Ashmore as heir sponsor, brought with it weekly practices at merald Bowling Lanes, and competition in area owling tournaments. In March, the Ram Rollers took to the lanes against Xlief teachers. Some of the winners in that tourney -Nikos Ram Roller Bruce Adams talleys the scores. only it had been more to the right!" says Shanna Poole. were Debbie Strube, Atul Shah, and Bruce Adams. Ram Roller boys went to State tournament in Austin in April as part of the Alief area team which placed fourth in competition. Ram Roller president Carrie Smith said, "Even though we got a late start, we ended up winning some tournaments and having a lot of fun doing it!" by Debbie Strube President Carrie Smith waits for her ball. Il, Bruce Adams rolls another strike. Fred Petersen shows his form. Ram Rollers 171 172 Clubs Year of firsts for Elsik choir The Elsik Choral Department really made a name for itself this past year. Under the direction of its new sponsor, Molly Ness, Elsik choirs kept very busy. All ofthe choirs combined to participate in supporting the athletic teams, aiding in drama productions, and singing in Fall, Christmas, and Spring concerts, as well as Graduation. The Encore performed the "Star Spangled Bannern at basketball games and sang at many other school functions. Earlier in the year, choir had many students make All-Region, All-District, and Area choirs. In addition to this, the combined choirs earned First Division ratings for solos and ensembles at the annual U.I.L. competition. The Chorale set a landmark by eaming the first plaque for a First Division rating in Sightreading, and ranking 'fExcellent,' in their performance. Another first for the Elsik choirs was their combined efforts in the production of an album of their best songs of the past year. With all of this behind them, the Elsik choirs have a great deal to be proud of and a lot to look forward to in the upcoming years. by Debbie Wiener "Don't Stop Believing' - Chorale. C. DuPlain photo 1 i ,. J, . M 4 'MWF Mixed Choir members Scott McFarlane and Andre Berrones. C. I - K f Elsik's Area Representat Karen Pollard. C. D1 photo Mrs. Ness's humor keeps the Chorale smiling. "You want us to sing what?!" - Mixed Choir. C. DuPlain photo NM - iwww- .. .,..-f Encore Choir sings "The National Anthem." C. DuPlain photo 174 Clubs Game tit for a king 1T1l2e chess club had a very successful year at E si . With Ronnie Parks as a founder and president and Jack Ashmore as a sponsor, the club encouraged and developed critical thinking and strategic planning. Elsik is full of talent and chess club brings some of that talent out. The club competes at St. Cyril every Saturday, all day, which is four games. There are about twenty high schools Cmostly privatel, and about seven junior high schools whom the students p ay. The students divide up into teams and those teams compete against teams of other schools. The chess club made it to the city finals in stiff competition. by Angie Shoemaker af Ronnie Parks and Parish Patel concentrate on a tough strategy. Ronnie Parks. JVM Oliver Tse, Jocelyn Qasiple, Praney Patel, Ronnie Parks, and Paresh Patel are really proud to take part in the chess club activities. .I ack Ashmore, Qsponsorj and Ronnie Parks, Cfounder and presidentj. is yet another way of displaying the mental superiority of Elsik" Quote Joseph Protomartir playing ch fit for a king. E Praney Patel and Monsor Kahn. Hmmmmm . . . T-H-I-N-K. take another look at beautles. n Parks and Ron The proud chess club and their awards. Chess 175 ...?,.--- . n Picmve ww' KI ocafloos orking future The working world begins to have an emphasis on young men and women during high school. Some students make plans to attend college while others look for part-time jobs. The students who do not plan on college may be interested in a program called Vocational Education. The Vocational Education system introduces students to the working world in areas of securing jobs, managing money, insurance, character development and safety. Elsik's Vocational system is divided into two programs. The Vocational Cooperative program fcofopj enables students to attend school half a day and then go to work in an occupation in which they can achieve their maximum potential. Furthermore, students will gain a first hand knowledge of their working field in which they can leam job responsibilities and employer-employee relations. The other part of the program is the Pre-Employment Labs. These classes prepare students for entering Cooperative Training and gives them basic background of the career they choose. Students learn job-interview techniques, consumer credit and buying. Both of the Vocational programs are joined together through Vocational Industrial Clubs of America CVICAJ. Vocational leadership clubs give students an opportunity to take part in the leadership and the decision-making process. It also allows them to compete in area and state vocational contests giving them a chance to see the value of competition and excellence as well as to meet many students from other areas of the state. Throughout the next several pages, one will be able to take a closer look into the exciting and productive world of Vocational education. by .L Rengert 176 Vocational In Auto Mechanics class, Jim Pittman works vsnth a drill , In Drafting, Robert Huber poses for our camera. Hard at work, Tim Wallace concentrates in drafting. C. Bell photo A Finish exchange student, Vesa Tvry, works in Auto Mechanics. Vocational 177 Deca students Marlene Keener and Adele McGauhy. Distributive ducation Distributive Education is a cooperative class which involves the fields of retailing, wholesaling, and service selling occupations. DE allows a student to gain instruction on a certain job through the classroom and on the job. "Because the job market is so tough, many jobs require people with experience," said Mrs. Fuchs, DE teacher. "The Alief area is hiring people with some experience. If one doesn't have any experience, its hard to get a good job. That's why DE can be an advantage to students." While in Distributive Education a student will have an opportunity to learn advertising, salesmanship, job interview procedures, econ- omics, and a wide range of individualized topics. DE presents training in certain fields such as advertising, fashion sales, gift sales, food store operation, music store operation and auto parts sales and services to name a few. "I think our programs are necessary with todayis economy. It gives students a chance to make contacts and references. Students also have scholarship opportunitiesj, said Mrs. Fuchs. DE also offers activities in DECA fDistributive Education Clubs of Americaj. DECA sponsors student trips and activities. It also sponsors the DECA school store which is run by students involved with the program. 'fl believe DE is for everyone. Even students who plan to attend college should take DE if they are 178 Vocational Ken Bitz disguises himself as Santa Claus. Ann Rangel, Micheline Morse, and Marlene Keener serve food at the Teachers Tea. Jane Lee hugs Santa. interested in one of our fields. It allows the to get experience and hands-on training to see they really like the career of their choicef' said Mrs. Fuchs. For the student who is interested in marketir and sales, Distiibutive Education is the way 1 go. F Taking time for lunch are some food services students. N... .1 i Food services students enjoy their own cooking. ood Services Experience in cafe The Food Services program is designed to +rovide technical instruction and practical .xperience to prepare to enter employment in these tccupations. The school provides a well-equipped ab that is designed to simulate work situations omparable to successful business establishments. This year food services has had many activities. They prepared dinner for the Friends of Special ducation and a luncheon for the Vocational dvisoiy Committee. They attended an advisory ouncil for student service. They also prepared a Elculty luncheon and tea. At Halloween, hanksgiving, and Christmas, they held bake a es. Burger Shack workers take a lunch break. Food Services 179 HQIIICT Economics More than cooking and cleaning The homemaking department is the only part ofthe vocational program that is not geared toward employment. The goals of these classes are to aid the students in fulfilling their personal, family, and community life. The courses offered are Homemaking I, II, III, Home and Family Living, and Child Development. Emphasis is placed on homemaking in families today and in establishing homes later. The Club associated with Vocational Home-Ec is Future Homemakers of America. In HECE students attend school and work. Along with job skills, leadership training is also taught. FHA-HERO fHome-Ec Related Occupationsj Club is the uniting organization. Jobs are held in child care centers, restaurants, clothing and fabric stores, florists, hotels, and hospitals. . ly g I V: M r , , ,N ,WA V , 3 c 7 Ff' gg, iiitv M ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,a,,, In Home-Ec, Amber, Gloria, and Yvonne work on club business. FHA-HERO members: Top-Yolanda Blount, L'Sandra LaPread, Renee Kelly, Dana Robinson, Phyllis Watson CSponsorJ. Bottom - Carrie Smith fPresiden0, Anjali Mather fVice-Presidentj, Wynette Scruggs CSecretary-Treasurerj. 180 Home Economics r' if v 1, W E E I Top: Liz Lis, Lori Watt, Amber Socha CSecretaryJ, Dianna Walker fVice-Presidentl, Joe Rosa CPresidentjg sitting: Nanci Mashburn, Yvonne Reyna fTreasurerJ, Gloria Chavez, Sandy Meyer, Toddq Geary. During class, Lori Watt works on her Home-Ec semester project. iv 7,,,,,,, 'QA in-g D David Shoeffler is working hard but having fun. Vocational The right edge Vocational Drafting is a two year program for students in the tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grades. The class meets at Hastings for two periods a ay. "I certainly enjoy the program. A lot of the students from Elsik put forth good efforts," said Mr. Martin, the vocational drafting teacher. The program is designed for the student who knows nothing about drafting. The first 12 weeks is spent with fundamentals such as, lettering, dimensioning, etc.. Then the student progresses to general drafting of stairs, foundations and detail structural steel drawings. "Most students who take our first year of drafting come back for the second year. I believe that indicates somewhat of how the course is enjoyedj, said Mr. Martin. M ,..f vr"' ' I President Sonya Yielding concentrates Drafters are supplied with good equipment. rafting Second year students do more detailed drafting. They specialize in pipe drafting and learn to calculate fabrication drawings. Students are supplied with tools, equipment, and materials comparable to those used in the drafting industry. "Since the economy is not good right now, if a student goes through vocational drafting, he! she will have a better chance at a job in that field. And the jobs they will obtain often pay very good money," said Mr. Martin. The vocational drafting course is exciting in itselfi but special items of interest are field trips studying industry, cooperation with their vocational classes, and a youth leadership group. If students are interested in drafting and look into this course, they will be taking the right angles to start them in a more rewarding and enjoyable career. Voc. Drafting 181 Elsik VICA students with their teacher, Mrs. Hinze. it F ies Students have their own "library" with magazines on their favorite subjects. Steve Brezik serves customers at Char1ie's Hi-Lo Automotive. 182 Vocational r 1 3 i I V Jim Ingram and his gavel maintain order in ICT. Students use the right equipment when working in their field. ICT For the industrious student The industrial side of vocation is Industrial Cooperative Training. It is a schoolfwork program designed to provide the know-how and skills needed by high school students for entry into industrial occupations. "Employers like ICT students. They have a better chance at obtaining a job than other people because they already have experience in a choosen field," said Mrs. Hinze, ICT instructor. A student interested in ICT needs to be 16 years old and at least a junior in high school before he can join the program. Students go to school for 4 periods. Part of the school day is spent in academic classes while one period a day is spent in ICT with the coordinator. "It's a neat program. It lets juniors and seniors collect valuable experience while in high school," said Mrs. Hinze. Students are supervised by trained, experienced employees in such areas as, Auto Repair, Sheet Metal Occupation, Television Repairman, Baker, Carpenter and Painter to name a few. "It's good to take ICT now if interested. It will help the student work hisfher way through collegej' said Mrs. Hinze. Students who plan on entering a work field related to Industry should check into ICT and its advantages. For the experience and skill, one can't go wrong. ICT VICA 183 In woodshop, Jeff Cole finishes rough C. Bell photo During Mr. Daniells class, Kelly Hiatt builds a wooden shelf C. Bell photo 184 Vocations Mmm While in machine woodworking, Ron Lambert wears safety goggles. G. Wright photo WWPNUKNWNNP F Hz , ...- Working on her new drafting project, Jennifer West checks the measures. P. Kuffel photo ndustrial rts Drafting, Metals, 84 Woods Another part of the vocational program is the Industrial Arts classes. These pre-vocational classes are offered to 9-12 grade students. They are designed to give an introduction to a certain field for interested students or preparation for those who wish to pursue a career in this field. In the Drafting section general, machine, architectural, technical, and descriptive drafting are offered. General and Machine metal-working are offered for students who like to work with metals. The same areas are also offered in Wood-working. The newly-formed Industrial Arts Club has fifty-eight members. It is associated with the state and national clubs. It is very active and in April went to Regional competition. These competitions involved taking drafting projects to be judged and taking written test. While in woods, Jerry Hayes and Sam Boley discuss ideas about their projects. C. Bell photo I l V L pkg, ,-.usa -,,Au...psWf"M 'J V K is if As Mohsen Sattari looks on, Joe Lutes chisels away at his project. G. Wright photo Industrial Arts 185 XOHFQCX J SM: K il l -f' 3 Mairim participates in OEA bake sale. 186 Vocations OEA students Dianne Hoffpauir, Lisa Patranella, J elisa Young, and Parents join students at OEA banquet r Ellen Bush WWW xr V K i j 1' OEA students Theresa Smith, Denise Anderson, and Julie Blades support National Secretaries Week. QE- orking 9 to 5? VOE is the Vocational Office Education division of vocation. It is for junior and senior students who are interested in the business field and its skills. Students obtain on-the-job training as well as lab experiences. "I believe VOE is very useful to students interested. It is helpful to the college bound student as well as non-college bound studentj' said Mairim Simon. OEA is the vocational club associated with VOE. Mairim is an Elsik student who is president of this club and very active in it as well as VOE. "I learn useful skills that will be of use to me in college and after college also,', said Mairim. The first phase of VCE is a laboratory course. Juniors and Seniors who are interested in business and want to prepare for employment in office occupations begin here. They learn the basic operations such as, typing, working with calculators, operating dictating machines and other office equipment." VOE utilizes all the basic skills acquired from previous classes such as, Shorthand, Accounting, Typing, etc.,', said Mrs. Thomlinson, VOE teacher. The second phase of VOE allows senior students to attend school half a day and go to work on an actual job location the rest ofthe day. Students are employed by approved businesses who pay them a wage and train them in certain areas. "The student has the chance to try an office position that I place them in to see if they enjoy it. The business that they work at and I help the students with any problems," said Mrs. Thomlinson. "I believe the class is very good and worthwhile for students interested in office occupationsj' said Mrs. Thomlinson. Students may study such careers as: Bookkeeping, Clerical Occupations, Cashiers, Secretaries, Receptionists, Typists, and other jobs that make VOE an exciting and enjoyable class. VOE 187 ,Wilma f Elsik OEA competitors Kim Patterson, Denise Anderson, and teacher Mrs. Thomlinson. Elsik in hicago DEA students go to ationals OEA and VOE held a nationwide contest in Chicago, Illinois this year. Kim Patterson and Denise Anderson are two talented Elsik students who were skillful enough to try out in this contest. "I had to first compete in Area Competition in which I placed first out of approx. 50 schools. That led me to State competition in San Antonio. The first and second place winners got to go on to Nationals in Chicagoj' said Kim. Kim went to contest for typing. "I placed first in area competition, second in state - as far as Nationals gges, well . . . at least I had fun on the tripj, said m. Denise Anderson was elected Area President fwhich is president over 50 high schools surrounding Houstonj. One of her responsibilities was to attend the State and National contests. "The trip was worthwhile because I was able to see and meet other 188 Vocational people involved in programs like VOE and OEA said Denise. Both students enjoyed the trip and had a ve interesting time. "We had a blast. We all got to s 'famous' places. sites and shops!,' said Kim. When asked if they enj oy VOE and OEA, Ki replied, "Yes. It is not only a learning experience b a challenge. Everything we learn will apply to our jo in the future." "I wasn't one to be outgoing. I was always shy, b VOE changed that . It is an important part of my lif It has helped me develop leadership ability which valuablej' said Denise. Kim and Denise are two talented young student VOE and OEA has helped to change and impro their lives. They are fine examples of Office Educatio and a credit to the Elsik Vocational Program. by Jeff Renge Student Mike Lindley practices welding. The right mechanics General Mechanical Repair is the vocational class that deals with machines. They range from lawnmowers to automobiles. Nevertheless, they all have engines which is the study of the course. "I enjoy working with engines. Fixing lawnmowers and cars is a good way to spend the afternoon," said Mike Lindley, Elsik student. GMR provides the students the opportunity to acquire a vocational skill in mechanics. Students can move up through GMR which can help them with employment to jobs in this area. "It's educational. I learn new things all the time, said Jerry Pitt, Elsik student. GMR is held at Hastings but Elsik students still obtain full use of all equipment and get the same advantage as Hastings students. "It's fun. I enjoy working with cars. It's a great way to spend part of my school day,', said John Jewett, who is also from Elsik. For those who are interested in mechanical repair, GMR is the road to travel because of its vast area of education and general good times. Students learn how to repair automotive, motorcycle, and lawn mower engines. Automotive repair is a major career in GMR. OEA-GMR 189 At the greenhouse, a student cares for some flowers. Horticulture The Horticulture program, taught by Pablo Martin at Hastings, is a part of Vocational education for the Handicapped. The main objectives of this program are to acquaint students with basic techniques an knowledge associated with Horticulture and 1 present related job opportunities. In the cour: students learn about plant growth an development, sexual and asexual propagation, soils, fertilizers and insect control. Q . - - ' ' 'ID " ' a Spring. C. Ben photo Ilallgtlgg class, Phl eSha1s change uto Mechanics Preparing for an automotive future Automotive Mechanics is another course offered in the Vocational area. Auto mechanics is an elective for students who plan to seek employment in automotive trades and related areas. The course is offered in a modem, well-equipped shop. The shop is designed to meet actual industry standards in order to provide the student with realistic training. The student attends this shop class for two consecutive school periods daily. Students are assigned work individually, in small groups, or in teams, and progress systematically through all units ofthe course. The course provides learning activities which enable students to discover their own aptitude, and interest skills that are useful in the automotive trades and industries. Instruction and practice is provided in shop safety, theory of internal combustion engines, use of hand tools, the electrical system, trouble-shooting and repair of engine, tune-up, brake application, operating principles of power train and front end suspension. In automotive mechanics II, skills are taught on a higher level and students may decide to specialize in a particular area. Special emphasis is placed upon business ethics, development of personal traits and attitudes, and employer-employee realtionships. by Marie Abaya im. 'ls War s the shocks on a car. C. DuPlain Before beginning work Viking Sjovall and Mr. Simmons fix an auto lamp. C. Bell photo Auto Mechanics 191 f i M Precise workmanship is always followed. 192 Vocational Brick-laying student helps form a house. iz 5 Students learn how to build an actual house. Building Trades A career that grows For students interested in the construction industry or related areas, Building Trades is the class to take. "With the high unemployment rate, students need as much experience as they can get before they get out of high school,', said Larry Breazeale, building trades instructor. Each student spends two class periods involved with building trades and the remaining periods per day in two other high school courses needed for graduation. Training is provided through lab experiences and other closely related school activities. Students learn how to establish a building site, pour concrete foundation, framing structure, sheetrocking, painting and other related jobs. "We're making an effort to serve all levels of youngsters for gainful employment when they leave high school," said Lott Brooks, Vocational Director, "And some of our programs are unique. For example, our students have the chance to build a house from the ground up." Students who are interested in entering the Building Trades class should have a general knowledge of math, electricity and woodworking. For the student who is serious about the construction industry, Building Trades can take them a long way. 'Tve personally talked to unions in Houston who say they will give students credit for high school programsfsaid Breazeale. Building Trades is a good program to enter for students interested. It can be a great advantage in the future and it will take you a long way in the present. Busm ess At the age of 16, Jim Ingram has more :sponsibility placed upon him than most ther students. He is a junior who is ivolved in Elsik's Vocational program. "It's not exciting, but it ain't dull," Jim tid. "I don't plan on going to college so iis program gives me a chance to enter me working world earlyf' Vocational classes are aimed mainly award this purpose of starting a isponsible job early. Jim attends school r half a day and then goes to work at Sam hite Oldsmobile as a mechanic. j "It's great getting out earlyf' exclaimed m. The vocational program consists of o classes. The Pre-Employment Lab is signed to give students a background in Vrtain fields by learning through school :tivities and laboratory experiences. The other class open to students is o-Operative Training. This enables 'udents to actually go to a working ,cation and earn money. Students who 'e interested in Vocational Education n study in the fields oi Building Trades, echanical Work, Health Occupations, ,d Home Economics to name a few. "Vocation is not for everyonef, said m. 'fltis for those who don't plan on Ding to college, but want to start their lture early and are willing to take it :riously. The vocational class at Elsik has orked well for me. It gives me a chance v learn about something I really enjoy eing aroundf' Joe Rosa, another student who attends lsik High School, is also involved in the ocational Program. Joe attends school ntil the end of fourth period and then ues to the family owned restaurant to ork the rest of the day. "I work at my father's business, LaRosa ying Pizza and Italian Restaurant, and ve a great time. It can get frustrating at es, but overall there aren't any oblems and I love my work," said Joe. fhen asked what it was like working in family restaurant, Joe replied, "It's alot sier working with family members than yone else. We all get along and enjoy orking together." Joe's dream is to own his own :staurant after high school. One might as usual consider that working after school in a vocational program can effect grades and homework, but according to Joe, "My grades havenlt suffered a bit. I still have time to do homework." Joe enjoys going to work and getting out of school early because it gives him more Joe Rosa serves with a smile. C. Duplain photo time to learn what he wants to leam. "I think the vocational class is a great idea. It's for people, like myself who don't plan on going to college but want to get a good trade in their hands early in lifef' by: Jeff Rengert Joe and a LaRosa flying pizza. C. Duplain photo The "hands-on" world of Jim Ingram. C. Duplain photo Feature: Vocations 193 Yicwe vi 650556 Class nscious You meet a new friend the first day of the Semester. Casually you ask a few general questions: What,s your name? What are your classes? What grade are you in? The latter is the most important. Usually its easy to tell what grade someone is in by certain characteristics. For example, Freshman donat come any taller than 5'. Their growth stops in eighth grade only to make an extreme come back the summer before they are Sophomores. These "miny high schoolersl' get along pretty well unless they buy elevator passes or insult Seniors. Sophomores gain some self-confidence because they have successfully made the transition to high school. Now its time for them to throw away their map and become involved. At least now they have a class beneath them to push around. Juniors are a totally different story. This is when they begin to acquire, along with a class ring, the arrogance and apathy that it takes to be a Senior. Powder Puff is their first chance to prove just how tough they are. Hang in there Juniors, its not that much longer till you're the superior class. by: Brena Baumann :ii we VL.. , fi. 1 W Brookshire, Rhonda Abaya, Marie Acord, Matthew Adams, Bruce Adkins, Bryan Aguiar, Robert Ahadi, Dee Onda Akin, Michael Allen, Deborah Allen, Kevin Anderson, Denise Anderson, Stacey Arce, Ricardo Armstrong, Roy Arp, Jettie Bacon, Paula Bao, Ninh Barber, Cynthia Barnes, Gary Barnett, Terry Barr, Irene Barret, Angela Bates, Rhonda Bauer, Karen Bearden, Troy Benis, Barbara Beyer, Evelyn Bins, Mary Black, Steve Blacksher, Paula Blades, Julia Board, Barbara Bogle, Misty Bois, Kellie Booth, Karen Borah, Barbara Boulware, Lisa Bourcier, Julie Box, Dwayne Boyne, Donna Bratka, Chuck Brekke, Rhonda Bridges, Colleen Brister, Lisa Brock, Lynn Broussard, Robert Bryant, Lori Bryant, Susan 84'ers filling till The Juniors have done many fundraising projects throughout their high school years. During their Freshman and Sophomore years, they had two major sales: the Freshman Slave Sale and the class t-shirt sale. As of J anuary 25, 1983, the Juniors had raised a total of 51,207.55 They were a tremendous help during the football season. Such money raising projects were: stadium clean-up, program sales, and concession stand. These three projects have been the most help in raising the needed money for their Senior Prom. Other sales consisted of the Bake sale and Car Wash. Powder-Puff was also a major money making event. These projects increased the Junior class account to a total of S3,346.l4. During late April-early May, the Juniors picked up donut sales from the Senior class. Juniors should be looking forward to a hard working year in order gr raise enough money for their Senior rom. by Ericka Hoss n iA,,,.- Z.,- "Scrub a dub dub' Bruess, Mary Bujnoch, James Burns, Brenda Bush, Cheryl Butler, Sheila Canon, Gerald Capps, Theresa Carlson, Elizabeth Carter, Debra Carter, Tammie Ceaser, Mathias Chambers, Mary Chaney, Michael Chapman, Christina Cheers, Larnell Chema, Deidra Childs, Jamey Choi, Chisun Clark, Laura Cochran, Thomas Cole, Jeffrey Collette, Marvin Cooper, Joan Cope, John Cordova, Vincent Corenchuk, Erica Cox, Lisa Crain, Cassandra Crisman, Robin Cristadora, Kevin Cross, Tanya Cruz, Linda Cuellar, Rodney Culbertson, Timothy Curren, Carol Cuyler, Timothy Dabney, Shawn Dammann, Janet Dansby, Chris Daugherty, Bill Davidson, William DeAngelis, Janine DeBiaso, Angela Denson, Robin Difazzio, Robin Dodd, Trevor Donald, Tammy Doria, Jeffrey Dosaj, Nandita Douthit, Jeffrey Drakontaidis, Antonios Dufour, David Dunaway, Dondra Dunn, Devlon Dyer, Irvin Edwards, Derrick Eisenring, Britt Eitze, Kimberly English, Eddie Esbona, Rafael Espinosa, Eliud Espinosa, Michelle Evans, Kelle Falleroni, Thomas Farias, Richard Farrington, Yolanda Federwisch, Lisa Fernandez, Laura Fifi, Jeanne Fiszer, Rebecca Franklin, Diana Frueh, Jamie J unlors 197 Gaitan, Susan Garner, Greg Garvin, Angie Geary, Michael Gidvani, Deepak Gillam, Beth Gomez, Naomi Goudie, Carol Grafton, Russell Grasso, John Guidroz, Melissa Guthrie, Stephanie Gutierrez, Alexandria Hare, Virginia Harris, Deborah Harris, Scott Harrison, Wayne Hayes, Leslie Henderson, Twana Herring, Todd Hill, Kelly Hinote, Suzanne Ho, Nghi Hoffman, Lyn Holland, Dan Holsopple, Lora Hoss, Ericka House, Susan Hsiao, Naney Huber, Robert Hughes, Suzette Hull, Marion Hunn, Melissa Hunt, Elvia Husseini, Richard Huynh, Luan Ilanga, Jasmin Ingram, Jeff Ingram, Jim Jacobs, Sherwin Jenson, Paul Johnson, Annemarie Johnson, Eric Johnston, Teresa Jones, Jolanda Jones, Lori Justice, Carol Kacher, Monica Kang, Sun Karcher, Raymond Karimi, Ratiq Keating, Barbara Keene, Katherine Kellog, Kara Kennedy, James Khan, Mansoor Khan, Stephen Khoikani, Nancy King, Darrin Kiser, Kimberly Klasic, Craig Klix, Keith Kohl, Blaine Kruse, Lisa Kubes, Reginald Kuci, Hysen Kunz, David Kuo, Anna Kuo, I-Huey Lackey, Stacey Ladner, Tippi Lambert, Don 198 Classes Junior gold rush The new ,84 gold rush has come to Elsik. The long awaited senior rings have finally arrived, but studentswerenotas pleasedas they were last year with the outcome. "The school didn't give you a variety of rings. I wanted something different from everyone else,', said Kay Martz. Since the price of gold keeps steadily increasing year after year, the selection of rings decreases. Juniors have turned toward the unique style that jewelry stores offer instead of school tradition. "The school rings looked just like the guys, only in a smaller version. I wanted something more feminine. I got something I liked better for the same price the school offered, "said Laura Fernandez. Despite the cost and lack of Lan, Ava Landrau, Maria Lanigan, Kathryn Larrea, Javier Law, Randall Lawrence, Sandy Le, Hoai-Dung Lee, Dong Lee, Eun Lewis, Cheryl Lewis, David Lindsey, Janet Lloveras, Gay Locke, Lisa Loss, Gary Lucas, Jeffrey Luman, Kelley Lundy, George Lyttle, Cynthia Mahaffey, Lana Maklary, John Manning, Paul Marino, Joel Marlow, Andrew Martin, Mary Martz, Kay Massop, Debra Matfield, Sydney McBride, James McCullah, Traci McDaniel, Kenneth McCann, Patricia McHugh, Anne McIntyre, Linda McLaren, Lynne Melendez, Irene Menendez, Arthur Meyer, Jay Meyer, Sandy Miley, Stacie Mindrup, Ronald Mitchell, Deidra Mody, Prashant Moers, Ronald Montgomery, Jeffrey Montgomery Kim Moon Paul Moyer Trisha selection, 370.senior rings were bought by Juniors. by: Ericka Hoss J unlors 199 any 4 ww if .Aw 5 A f uhm: ,Q M, 13 . I ,,..'V I En My Y , i, am f, Q., ,f X ff Smith, Robert Smith, Douglas Smith, Theresa Spargur, Stephanie Sprute, Andrea Stemple, James Stickler, Valerie Stinneford, Jennifer Streck, Brian Strong, Betty Strong, Bobby Strum, Lisa Summers, Cassandra Surati, Raxika Ta, Suong Talastas, Rita Tebbano, Steve Tharpe, Myra Theriot, Debbie Thornton, Teresa Tisman, Michael Tooke, Britt Toreki, Lisa Tran, Dung Tran, Hoa Tran, Van Tran, Vu Tucker, Susan Turnbow, Laura Lea Tush, Julie Urbanowicz, John Uthman, Samir Valdez, Michelle Varela, Claudia Vezos, Penny Walker, Janna Ward, Kevin Watkins, Kevin Wessinger, Jesse Wessinger, Laura Lee West, Jennifer Wester, Jonathon White, Lisa Williams, Alfred Williams, Shana Willman, Jill Wilson, David Wilson, David Wilson, Jeffery Wilson, Korey Wingo, Debbie Winter, Alan Witte, Susan Woodfin, Jim Woods, Dalton Wright, Kelli hard Stephanie J unlors 201 Adams, Kimberli Adams, Mary Adkins, Christopher Allen, Benaye Allen, Theresa Allwein, Robert Armstrong, Cheri Armbruster, Kelly Anderson, Dave Anderson, Renee Andrews, Jack Andrews, Theodis Anki, Susan Appleberg, Katrina Aquil, Angela Aurelio, Alvin Aydelott, Heidi Ballard, Don Ballek, Staci Banks, Angela Barnes, Greg Baroski, Lisa Barreiro, Gustarus Barrett, Sherri Bass, Kimberly Beck, Randall Beckman, Susan Bell, Darren Beury, Carl Biddy, Paula Bishop, Allen Bishop, Monta Blanks, Margaret Blassingame, Henry Bolmanski, Madonna Bono, Sue Borde, Joseph Borgfeld, Kenneth Box, Darren Boyd, Catherine Brandt, Matthew Boadhead, Mary Brockkman, James Brogan, Pat Brouard, Patrick Broussard, James Brown, Melissa Buckley, Deeann Burgess, Tracy Burt, Allyson Bush, Beth Cabrera, Desire Cadungog, Zeire Caie, Gordie Calhoun, Meredith Carleton, Gregg Castette, Gregory Castette, Melinda Cerrillo, Rebecca Cha, Sun Chamberlain, William Chang, Lawrence Chau, Kim Chowdhury, Shaswati 202 Classes 1 Cl Clayt4 C 0 Co Driver's Ed. pa s off Classes with football coaches are usually known as "blow-offs', but Driver's Ed is the exception to the rule. For most sophomores, Driver's Ed is a class that is looked forward to and is usually never forgotten. Diane King said, "I messed around a lot in the class and we had a good time. The work was long and boring, but I guess it was worthwhile? "The only part I didn't like was looking for the newspaper articlesj, said Chris Broussard. Leslie Lawless said, "It was alot of work, but it all payed off when I got my license." The class is alot of work, but the coaches add the laughs and j okes and their football stories keep you going from day to day. One sophomore added, "Without the coaches, I would never have made it through Driver's Ed, They made it fun? by Misty Bogle Cotrofeld, Eric Covert, Charles Cradit, Cynthia Craig, George Craw, Chris Crisostorno, Ronald Cummings, Terry Cuyler, Karen Danron, Timothothy Darling, Marian Davis, Kelley DeCarlo, Christine Delcomyn, Ward Deutsch, Barbara Dixon, James Dougherty, David Duckworth, David Dunn, Stacy Easley, Melinda Elepano, Maribel Elley, Cynthia Ethridge, Steven Everett, Chris Exis, Evanthia Faulkner, Laura Fernandes, Jeffrey Fernandez, Marcos Fields, Shawn Figueras, Zolma Fincher, Chad Fleming, Erin Flores, Jesus Forbes, Trina l Forrester, Stan Forristall, Shawn Fowler, Hollie Foxworth, Tangela Franchville, Michelle Frazier, Courtney Fuller, Alfred Gajarawala, Kayor Gantela, Rajeev Garcia, Anthony Garris, David Garris, Tracy Gingles, Robert Glasgow, Thomas Gleghorn, Cherie Sophomores 203 Gleghorn, Lisa Godzer, Gail Gonzalez, Jorge Goppert, Kelly Gorman, Ben Graham, Samuel Graham, William Grant, Charles Grantham, Jay Gray, Laurie Greene, Laura Griffith, Christina Guarches, Claudia Gutierrez, Guillermi Gutierrez, Marco Haderlein, Birgitt Hahn, Michelle Hammond, Kimberly Hansen, Elaine Hansen, Tina Hardaway, Racheal Harleman, Kristine Harris, Jamie Hayfa, Mofaireeg Heiner, Kimberly Hernandez, Karen Hewitt, Rex Hiatt, Kelley Higginbotham, John Hill, Stacy Hill, Toni Hinze, Keith Hogan, Michelle Hoff, Jacquelin Hoffman, Steven Hood, Kevin Hopkins, Michelle Howe, Robert Hudson, Angela Hamphreys, Catherine Humphreys, Catherine Hund, Deborah Hunt, Sheila Hurt, Leah Hutchins, Karey Hyun, Jenny Iannella, Denise Ihle, Kimberly 385 on a roll! As of J anuary 21, 1983, the sophomore class, consisting of 673 students, had reached an amount of 35,675.85 in their class account. "Mrs. Goldman and I are very pleased with the amount of money our class has raised," said S. Heintschel, sophomore sponsor. Making a profit ofSl,952.75 in 81-82, the class of ,85's freshman sale was the most successful in Elsik's history. In '82-'83, sophomores sold pro and college tankards as well as the traditional 204 Classes Ram mugs. This project added 53,571.62 to the account, and the Christmas camation sale grossed 315150. During the class of 85's Junior year, they'll handle the program sale at the Powder-Puff game and at least one other money making project. The Senior year of '8 5 includes a project, donut sales, and the Powder-Puff profits. The way things are going, sophomores should be looking forward to an excellent prom! by Misty Bogle Spirited Sophs at pep rally C. Duplain photo Iida, Harold Jackintelle, Denise James, Robert Joe, AnnMarie Johnson, Johnson, Johnson, Johnson, Johnson, Julie Leon Russell Saardia Ted Jordan, Lisa Kagan, Tracy Kavadi, Manisha Kearns, Carrie Keene, Jeffrey Kelly, Robert Kent, Kelli Kersey, Michael King, Kimberly Kirchheim, Jodi Kolb, Charles Kopps, Richard Kozak, Michelle Kruse, Elueda LaFlamm LaPread, e, Stephanie L'Sandra Larose, Paige Lawless, Leslie Lee, Ki Lee, Sue Leseune, Kimberly Lindley, Michael Lis, Eliza beth Littlelield, Mark Locke, M ark Logan, Stacy Logue, Patrick Loper, Barbara Lozano, Melinda Luce, Thomas Lutes, Joseph Luu, Truc Lynch, Kathleen MacDonald, Ian Maderazo, Naomi Mahoney, Maureen Major, Li Malaguill sa a, Angela Mann, Phillip Manning, David Marino, Julie Marsalisi, Dana Martin, Anna Martin, Gregory Martin, Terence Martinez, Carlos Martinez, Jason Martinez, Marnie Martinez, Sylvia Mashburn, Nanci Masrani, Beejal Mathiason, Joel Maupin, Sandra Mayers, Stephanie McCoy, Laurie McDowell, Mitzi McElhenny, Darleen McFarlane, Scott McGhee, McGrath, Dean Lori McIntyre, Dawn McLaurin, Deborah McRee, Maureen Sophomores 205 Meacham, Kimberly Meder, Karen Meder, Rob Melchor, Christopher Melo, Albert Mendez, John Menutes, Peter Meredith, Mary Merreman, Leanne Mesa, Antonio Metcalf, Kathy Meyer, Beverly Middaugh, Mickey Milan, Kenneth Milan, Lynn Miller, Brian Mills, Sarah Minnick, James Mireles, Gina Mireles, Zelda Morgan, Mitchell Modine, Jonathan Molloy, Michael Montes, Mary Moore, Frank Moore, Kenneth Moore, Margaret Moore, Michael Moore, Tim Morales, Ida Moreno, Alicia Moreno, Belinda Moreno, Jessica Morres, Damon Morris, Marilyn Morse, Kelly Myers, Blake Myers, Danny Mueller, Branden Mulford, Monica Mullinax, Kellie Mullins, Robert Murphy, Angela Murphy, Debra Murphy, Martha Murrell, Laura Musil, Ivan Nagarkar, Aarti Nagle, Kathleen Nam, Hyon Narang, Kumud Neal, Gary Nealon, Monte Nelson, Kathy New, Joseph New, Kevin Ngo, Totrinh Nguyen, Chinh Nguyen, Tran Nguyen, Vananh Nguyen, Vinh Nguyen, Yen Nichols, Robyn Niemi, Stacey O'Donnell, Susan Olson, Stacy O'Malley, Amy Orsak, Susan Otwell, Mary Owen, Cindy Owens, Chris 206 Classes The Sophomore Slump Rodney Dangerfield's famous quote: "I donit get no respectlv could probably define the exact feelings of a sophomore. It gets kind of tough when you do something to make a total fool out of yourself and you canit use the excuse HI didnit know because lim a Freshman," or a J unior's favorite reply, I'm almost there," or the most common alibi, "Hey! Leave me alone, Pm a Senior! Starting Algebra and cutting on frogs in Biology can get depressing. Some sophomores think it's an endless battle. Lynn Hahn said, f'Sometimes I feel like 1,11 never make it out of high school? And Sue Simmons said, 6'Will I ever be a Senior?" So donit feel like the Lone Ranger. If you're going through the "Sophomore slump," remember, at least you're not a Freshman. by Misty Bogle l Robin Williams tries to make it through another day. Ozgel, Gonca Packard, Richard Packard, Teresa Panggorn, Thomas Pappas, Christopher Pappas, Sophia Patal, Paresh Patel, Sapana Paulicek, Linda Payne, Billy Pena, Wendi Perez, Theresa Perlmar, Michael Peters, Timothy Petty, Sandra Pham, Chau Pham, Trinh Pittman, Steven Posey, Michael Pouncey, Christy Price, Jeffrey Rake, Rae Rai, Suneeta Rainey, Nancy Ramirez, Emma Ramos, Frances Rand, Blake Ransom, Howard Rao, Devarakon Rathgeber, Kim Ray, Jeffrey Ray, Leigh Ray, Shannon Raymond, Guzman Reese, Kerreth Reese, Lois Regan, Patrick Rennison, Richard Ressler, Rene Restivo, Sam Reynolds, Michelle Rice, Michelle Rich, Wendy Richardson, Thomas Rivera, Cynthia Rivera, Mary Robertson, Daran Robinson, Cheri Sophomores 207 3. Rodgers, Wade Rousseau, Wendy Rutherford, Kim Rutherford, Tracie Ruvinski, Philip Ryno, Michael Samaniego, Raymon Sanchez, Audra Santana, Darren Saoud, Safa Saravia, Mariella Satterfiels, Robby Savell, Michael Schaumburg, Douglas Scheffer, James Schmidt, Raymond Scrivnar, Dawn Schubert, Kimberly Schwab, Kerry Schwerdtfeger, Gale Self, Shirley Shamblin, John Shaw, Conway Shine, Rodney Shrout, Diane Silva, Carina Simmons, Sue Singletory, Rhonda Sinha, Reena Skinner, Rusty Slay, Carolyn Smith, Desiree Smith, Joseph Smith, Troy Smith, Virginia Soli, Sonya Somers, Richard Sorensen, Kari Sperling, Ann Stamm, Timothy Steele, Kristen St. Laurent, Alison Strack, Gena Strobel, John Stone, Carissa ! Sturm, Lisa 1 Sullivan, Thomas Sumler, Kay O O UO Oo Soap Sensations O al Will David drive his porsche off of Dead Man's Curve because of Tarals affair with Brock? Or, will Tara proclaim her love for David and admit she was being blackmailed by Lefty, the Mob hitman? Tune in tomorrow for another dramatic episode of "The Young and the Hopelessf' Soaps used to be the shows for housewives, but now they've hit the big time with Elsik girls. Have you ever wondered why so many of your friends watch soap operas? "Because the men are so finej, said Julie Poole, junior. Rhonda Brekke, junior, said, "1 watch them because my Mom does." Angie Nagy, junior, said, 'Tm addicted to 'emli' And an anonymous senior added, 'LI love to hate Erica Kane!" These Elsik fans all miss their soaps because of school and they feel the hardest part is keeping up with them. Some girls resort to Soap Mags, pestering mothers, or even video-taping their favorites! But one thing is for certain: watching soap operas can be compared to eating rufflesg once you start, you can't stop! by Misty Bogle and Ericka Hoss 208 Classes Swick, Susan Swindell, Kelly Swinle, Melissa Tanner, Jennifer Tate, Veronica Taylor, Jasper Teed, John Terry, Margaret Thibodeaux, Shelly Thomas, James Thompson, Kelly Thompson, Scott Thompson, Theresa Thorton, Gena Todd, Tamara Tooker, David Torgan, Tiffany Trabulsi, Alfonso Trammell, Michele Tran, Vhiem Tucker, Troy Umhoefer, Donna Van, Helen Vazquez, Charles Vazquez, John Waggoner, Berten Waida, Kimberly Walker, Charla Warren, Stephen Watson, Karen Watson, Wade Weidemeyer, John Weitzner, Rose Welch, Thomas Wells, Chappell Wennerstrom, Wendy Westrick, Lawrence White, Kristin White, Peter Whitted, David Wilkerson, Nora Williams, Lisamari Williams, Jody Williams, Robin Williams, Tina Willman, Mark Wimmer, Shannon Winters, Vivian ael er Sophomores 209 Abello, Martha Adams, Carroll Agustin, Raul Aitchison, Sharon Allen, Cherri Allen, Jeff Allen, Kelli Allen, Kristie Allen, Margaret Alvin, Paulo Alvin, Pedro Anderson, Dave Anderson, Donna Anderson, John Anderson, John Ankrum, Marcella Antonidis, Athena Arce, Mauricio Archer, Chris Armbruster, Amy Armiger, Thomas Arp, Melissa Arrendale, Malisa Atiqi, Ahamad Aucoin, Stacy Avers, Denise Babin, Teresa Bacon, Teri Baggett, Rex Banister, Craig Barge, Melissa Barias, Garyvic Bates, Jessica Bauer, Jeana Bean, Billie Bell, Patricia Belote, Deborah Beltran, Jemmina Bennett, Diane Berglan, Danny Bhatti, Huma Bishop, Allen Blaikie, Jana Blanc, Christopher Blankenship, Robert Blount, Yalonda Bowman, Lauren Box, Cynthia Bracht, Chris Brandt, Mary Brasseaux, Lisa Brehm, Betsy Brekke, Randy Brooks, Christopher Brooks, Leslie Brown, Marlana Brownlow, Roderic Bryson, Kelly Bullock, Deborah Burk, Michelle Burns, Tracy Burton, Jennifer Byrum, Patricia Caldwell, Ellen Campbell, Kelly Cannady, Darla Card, Valerie Carlson, Kathryn Carter, Kevin Castillo, Veronica Cestarte, Thomas Chamblee, Rodney 210 Classes Chang, Ellan Charba, Amy Cheng, Andrew Clark, Roland Clement, Carol Cloud, Paula Coates, Gwen Coates, Shelly Collier, Kawania Connor, Shelley Cox, Bryan Cox, Carmen Cruz, Roseller Daaboul, Raed Dabney, Phyllis Davis, Andrew Dean, Robert Deckard, Elizabeth DeGruy, Kim DeJesus, Cesar DeLgado, Rodrigo Demontoya, Olivia Dethloff, Christie Dethloff, Robert Diaz, Chris Dinn, Krissy Dixon, Paul Doria, Steven Drake, Stacey Dunn, Tamara Dunson, Lisa Durham, Gregory Dutton, Lisa Elepano, Lea Elsey, Christie Ener, Karen Engel, David Engel, Melissa Erdelt, Jeffery Ernest, Stephen Escebedo, Mary Evans, Kirk Evans, Rhea F arney, Lisa Feakes, Cynthia Feeney, Robert Ferguson, Milton he New ave The new wave has come to Elsik! Freshmen are being washed in from every Junior High and some from other parts of the city, state, and country. At the beginning of every school year there are always new faces in the crowd, but distinguishing the new faces and the new Freshmen is quite easily done, you just have to look for shaky knees and eyes filled with terror! Freshmen will always be as- sociated with apprehension and terrifying experiences. But soon the new Freshmen will be middle class Sophomores and the scarey experiences in High School will be replaced by the hum drum life of being in 10th grade. One day though, all their dreams will come true because then they will have reached the coveted place of an Upper Classman! b y Beth Gillam Freshmen 21 1 Champagne, Stacey Hawkinberry, Michelle 30 Spirit Stick b '86 The Freshman class started the year off with a "Bang"! They came to the pep rallies full of spirit and confidence in the Rams. The enthusiasm they showed was so apparent that they won the Spirit Stick several times. When asked how they felt about the pep rallies some replies were: Fernandez, George Ferrada, Carla Fika, Sharon Fisher, Teresa Flores, Edward Flowers, Perry Folse, Richard Font, Elizabeth Frazier, Tammy Fusco, Anthony Gabino, Stephen Gaffrey, Piper Gandhi, Preeti Garcia, Segundo Geise, Tracy Giles, Bettina Gillespie, Laurie Goecke, Julie Go, Mon Goldstein, Danelle Gonzales, Rene Graham, Jacquelin Grant, Trinh Graves, Susan Green, Gary Green, Rhonda Greer, Alice Grether, Angela Griffiths, Scott Groves, Karen Grueneich, Fredrick Guinn, Monique Gurganus, Ronnie Guzman, Sylvia Habermacher, Cecil Hajer, Greg Hajer, Tracy Hammond, Robert Hardin, Valicia Hartweck, Tina Haynes, Kenneth Heard, Paige Heaton, Troy Hebert, Cynthia Hedrick, Tom Henderson, Mark Hendrick, Scott 212 Classes Ty Selcer, Hlnteresting, like nothing I've ever seen beforeln "The band was great and the cheerleaders put on a good show!', said George Fernandez. Kevin Reaganis reply was, "Thrills-ville '82'!,' by Beth Gillam Henry, James Hensley, Sean Herrick, David Hilburn, Sonya Hilgers, Kyle Hoang, Linh Hocker, Mark Holland, Angela Holland, Dawne Hook, Jonathon Hoover, Natalie Hoppus, Heather Howe, Lisa Howe, Mark Hubenak, Dana Hughes, Tiffany Hulsey, Sherlyn Hurlbert, Julie Hurse, Traneisha Huynh, Dung Hwang, Mi Ignacio, Gilda Jackson, Chantelle Jarrard, Roger J asek, John J avaid, Usman Jefferson, Dedre J essen, Janet Johnson, Derek Johnson, Patrice Johnson, Wade Jones, Eric Jones, Gary Jones, Patricia J urach, Aleisa Kachilla, Chris Kearns, Carmen Keller, Dawn Kelley, Yolanda Kenoski, David Kerr, Melanie Kincade, Daniel Kingham, Michelle Kizziar, Tracy Klasing, Murphy Klix, Deborah Koehn, Connie Kolb, Dorothy Kuehn, David Kwon, Jim Lam, Tai Lamrus, Carlos Lambros, Sam Landin, Marco Laneave, Paula Lang, Troy Lanoue, Mattew Lavergne, Gregory Le, Quyen Leaumont, Robert Lei, Irene Leith, Allen Lewis, Andrea Lewis, Merna Lightbody, James Lilley, Edwin Linderman, Flora Locke, Bret Lockhart, Greg Loftin, Ronald Long, Cynthia Long, Cynthia Freshmen 213 Lovetro, Tanya Lovett, Victoria Lundquist, Chris Lutz, John Lyngaas, Dawn Manning, David Mariotti, Steven Marquez, Melissa Merryman, Jeffrey Munshi, Angelee Narang, Sandeep Narvaez, Troy Nava, Ruby Newcomer, Jim Newman, Christine Newsom, Pamela Nguyen, Bac Nguyen, Chau Nguyen, Dao Nguyen, Minh Nguyen, Ngoc Nguyen, Nhan Nguyen, Quang Nguyen, T o-Vinh Nguyen, Yen Nino, Jameth Nino, John O'Brien, Scott Oh, Jae Orsak, Daryl Orsak, Noel Ott, Gary Owen, Jill Pace, Brent Pace, Susan Pak, Sung Palguta, David Palguta, David Pangborn, Lisa Pannell, Tiffany Parikh, Mala Parker, Allandra Parker, Joel Parsons, Patricia Patel, Gitaben Patel, Ila Patel, Kialash Patel, Mamta Patel, Sapana Pearson, Pamela Pederson, Otto Pepper, Terri Peraza, Christina Perez, David Phillips, David Pina, Richardo Pizzitola, Joe Porter, Michael Powers, Philip Pratt, Shannon Provenzano, Phillip Ramirez, Patrick Randel, Edward Raney, Phillip Reis, Olushola Riley, Sella Robertson, Dylan Robinson, Dana Rockholt, Chris Rodriguez, Benjamin Rogers, Lori Rollins, Laura 214 Classes rip to the top Tim Culbertson, a Junior at Elsik High School, was selected to go to Washington, D.C. March 5-12 to represent the Junior class. Tim wrote two essays on why he wanted to go to the nation's capitol. The essays were judged by the Government and History teachers at Elsik. When asked why he wanted to go, Tim replied, 'GI thought it would be interesting to meet the people. It would be more of a first hand experience." The essay contest is an event that takes place every year. The winner receives an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. from Re- presentative Bill Archer. While in Washington, the winner gets to speak to the Vice President and acting members of the Pentagon. "I feel it is an honor to be chosen to goin said Tim. by Ericka Hoss Rose, Carolyn Rosen, Penelope Rowell Walton Roy, Karen Ryan, Cheryl Ryrw. Peggy Sabula, Wendy Sacco, Mary Saenz, Aaron Saldana, Jeanette Samson, Jon Sanders, Carla Sanders, Debra Schacherl, Michele Schievelbein, Ann Schlueter, Jennifer Schultz, Lisa Schoeberger, Beth Scott, Angela Scott, Kevin Scott, Leonard Scott, Mark Scoular, Tracey Seabaugh, Paul Seifert, Sammy Shamblin, Kenneth Shaw, Patrick Sheffield, Deborah Simmons, Corey Skaleski, Katherine Smart, Ken Smith, Darron Smith, Kimberely Snyder, Mark Solanki, Sharmila Sonka, Deanna Sorley, Donald Sorsdal, Stefanie South, Michele Sparks, Lanetta Spaulding, Melissa Spears, Kay Spencer, Jill Spiller, Michele Spivey, Valerie Spring, Cheryl Sprute, Sally Stanle, George Tim wins essay contest. Freshmen 215 Stanley, Steven Stark, Gidget Stark, Stanley Stinson, Tracey Stirling, Charles Stockstill, Maria Strickland, James Strickland, Jody Stringer, Karen St. John, Jennifer Subinsky, Robert Sullivan, Monty Sumrall, Clark Sutherland, Todd Svoren, Michael Talley, Tammy Talley, Tina Taylor, Kellie Taylor, Stephanie Taylor, Teresa Tharpe, Melissa Thomas, Daniel Thomas, Kelley Thormer, Karrie Trainer, Ryan Tse, Judy Tucker, Jeffrey Tucker, Jennifer Tufts, Michael Turner, Carol M. Turner, Ingrid Vanhorne, Kami Veomett, Michael Vicerra, Roelito Wagner, Bobbie Wagner, James Wall, Raymond Wallis, Tamara Walls, Tracy Walsh, Stephanie Walsh, Richard Wardlow, Timothy Weimer, Denis Weltzbarker, Tesha Whitmarsh, Melanie Whittington, Rebecca Whitworth, John Williams, Kay Williams, Michelle Wills, Michael Wilson, Brock Winstead, Ginger Winter, Lisa Womack, Angela Wortman, Elizabeth Wu, Grace Wyn Zinzuw . Pictures ivww' gourd An Active Staff The teachers of our school not only provide a constant supply of homework, but leadership as well. Our faculty teaches citizenship as well as Algebra and history. The student body is fortunate not only for an excellent teaching staff but also for an involved staff Many sponsor and support various clubs, sports, and school activities. This keeps many teachers busy with more than school work, but its certainly appreciated by the students. A revolutionary way of teaching in Alief is AIM or Alief Instructional Model. This teaching program adopted by AISD has been taught to our teachers through a series of workshops. Their concm for the students is evident by the constant improving and sharping of teaching skills. by Brena Baumann min English teacher and Literary Club sponsor, Mrs. Julia Wrotenbury. Ruler of our theater is drama instructor Mr. St. Clair. C. Bell Dhoto Caroling at Christmas are the history teachers. C. Bell photo Faculty 217 One teacher who's not out to lunch Anyone who is invited to his house is overcome with almost sheer disbelief at what they are seeing. When he told the Drama Club that he collects lunch boxes he wasn't kidding. Mr. Neil St. Clair has well over 200 different lunch boxes from all over America and even one from China. In addition to collecting lunch boxes he also collects science fiction novels, plays, records, bubble gum cards, and all sorts of interesting tidbits. Mr. St. Clair has been acting professionally since 1975 and has done several touring company productions. It was in fact during Mr. St. Clair shows his collection to a friend. Abrookin, Linda Social Studies Aquil, Joyce Special Ed. Aide Arp, Carol English Asnes, Ellen Special Ed. Bedford, Glaydene Special Ed. Aide Bilbrey, Betty Secretary Bodine, Debbie P.E. Bowers, Carol Registrar Asst. Brandt, Teresa Social Studies Brown, Gloria English Bryant, West P.E. Clark, Don Math Cochran, Diane Attendance Clerk Contine, Susan Health Copley, Robert Drivers Ed. Corb, Chuck P.E. Crawford, Jean Attendance Aide Crummel, Terry Band Crump, Marilyn Secretary DeAngelis, Joyce Secretary Dombrowski, Cindy English Elley, Pat Secretary Evoritt, Regina Business Fairman, Chris Social Studies Fontenot, Faye Health Foreman, Marita English Gattis, Jane Social Studies Gehring, Talbot Ind. Arts Goldman, Sheri Business Goller, Linda Special Ed. 218 Faculty a touring productions c "Godspell" Ca show he has don over 100 timesj that he met hi wife. He has a B.A. in theatre arts B.M. in voice and a MFA iz directing. Since moving to Hous ton from Virginia, he has beco affiliated with the Universitynii Houston Mime Troupe, th Houston Shakespeare Festival ani the Houston Grand Opera. After such successful product tions as "Two by Twon, "Ono Upon a Mattress", '6The Doctor iz Spite of Himself ', "Story Theater and most recently "Trifles,,, M1 St. Clair says, "I feel much of th success of these shows is due to th the talent and dedication of m students." by Chris Ayres Psych.-eco. teacher iams it up Everyone knows that teacher Mr. aporiccio, can be quite a character in he classroom, but few know that he lays characters outside the class room. e has been acting regularly since 1976 asically as a hobby. After meeting some friends ofa small group he auditioned for their play. Since then he has had two roles and several minor leads. been with Gilbert and Sullivan for years in '6H.M.S. Pinafore" and of Penzance". He was also in under the Stars presentations of "Fiddler on the Roof', with the Wind", and "Music Mr. Cap, as his students call him, thoroughly enjoys acting. "Acting provides a good outlet for my bottled up energy. It also fulllills my need to be a ham." After all, "All teachers are actors at heart," he adds. Mr. Caporiccio likes dramatic roles the best because they are "something you sink your teeth into". "That type of role provides an actor with the easiest opportunity to display his most talent," he said. Besides acting, Mr. Cap stays busy building model ships and keeping his dog Groucho out of mischief by Shana Greer Mr. Cap as Iguana". ,Ss tx gh- 4 ish- kg Graessle, Linda Social Studies Graham, Nola Art Griffith, Carolyn Registrar Asst. Grossman, Rick Science Guthrie, Kay Library Aide Habermacher, Nita Library Aide Hall, Debra Social Studies Harris, Paula Foreign Lang. Hartiiel, J errell P.E. Hatfield, Marti P.E. Hinze, Jenny ICT Hook, Claire Art Hostak, Marietta Science Howe, Ben Drivers Ed. Kagan, Lorraine B kk oo eeper Keller, Donna Special Ed. Knickel, David Study Skills Laauwe, Beth English "Jake Lana" in " Lee, Sandy Science Long, Barbara Science Malone, Nancy Social Studies Martin, Cindy P.E. McCollom, Susan Workroom McLeod, Doug Social Studies Mendel, Carolan Foreign Lang. Moncrief, Judy English Muckleroy, Jean Business Ness, Molly Choir Newcomer, Mary Social Studies Nila, Chip P.E. Night of the Faculty 219 220 Faculty Null, Hugh Science Oberthier, Cindy Math O'Keefe, Kevin Social Studies Parks, Barbara Special Ed. Pfeffer, Larry Math Pierce, Alice English Pless, Gary P.E. Pohla, Barbara Math Quail, Don Social Studies Ruff, John Science Saxton, Richard Study Skills Scarborough, Davis Business Schreiner, Greg Math Sciba, Mike Drivers Ed. Scott, Carol HOSA Shiller, Theresa Secretary Silbennan, Barbara Science Sloma, Marcia Secretary Startzman, Lisa Social Studies Staton, Doris English St. Clair, Neil Drama Stephenson, Kay Social Studies Talley, Susan Social Studies Thomas, Maxine English Frankly, Miss Scarlet, I don't give a pflbth! A different so of teacheris pe Like most people, Biology teacher Rick Grossman likes animals. Not just cats and dogs but snakes and tarantulas, too. He first became interested in snakes when he worked at the Philadelphia Museum of Natural History. So three years ago he bought a newbom boa constrictor and named her Miss Scarlet because of the red color of her tail. At the time, Miss Scarlet was about as big around as a pencil and not too much longer, but, with her monthly diet of one rat, she has now grown to a length of three and a half feet. When Mr. Grossman moved to Texas, Miss Scarlet was transported in a pillow case. Needless to say, she received a lot of attention from the other passengers on the plane. Why a boa constrictor as a pet? Mr. Grossman replied, 'GBecause sheis different and unusual and she's interesting to watch." In addition to Miss Scarlet, Mr. Grossman also has a cat. Because of the up kittenis misfortune of being abandoned, she was appropriately named Tsooris which means heartbreak and sorrow in Yiddish. by Kim VonDerAu Kay Stephenson, Linda Graessle, Susan Talley and Kermit. Setting examples Remember when teachers used to spend the norning yelling at you about homework, spelling pests, and those dear-to-our heart pop quizzes? ell, that's changed Cat least for the most partj. eachers now spend Friday mornings yelling ITH the students. Pep rallies have become one mf the biggest forms of spirit building for students md teachers alike. It is not unusual to see the history department lressed up with frogs CKermit, no lessj on their ceads or the math teachers covered with Columbia lue spirit buttons, ribbons, mums, etc. But, some teachers go even farther. Some of the Bore spirited teachers don't schedule tests and ajor assignments on game days in order to get iveryone to the game with the knowledge they Eon't have to do their tiig homework in ovemment class the next day. Or, if there is a test ,fter a game, some teachers clear their conscience ny giving bonus points scaled on how many points he Rams scored the night before. With teachers like these, one can be assured that pirit will never die at Elsik. by Allan Deluke Spirit will never die with Elsik teachers. Thomas, Phil I d Art n . s Thomlinson, Patricia VOE Thompson, Dorothy E lish U8 Underwood, Ruth Workroom Ward, Ray Science Warner, Judy Science Watson, Gene Swimming Watson, Phyllis Home Economics Whitlow, Carol English Whitt, Carol Workroom Williams, Joe B d an Williams, William Science Woods, Donna Business Wrotenbery, Julia English Faculty 221 People at the top Although Elsik has three principals, Bobbie Porter is at the top of this chain of command. As far as business goes at Elsik, he has the final say. This applies to hiring teachers, evaluation of teachers and curriculum and most importantly budgeting for classes. Mr. Porter is the principal overall, but each house has its own principal. Elsie Keeling is North House principal and Charles Cothran is South House principal. Each principal has basically the same duties in their respective houses, but Mr. Porter sees that both houses work together. According to Mr. Porter, this first full year at the new Elsik has been one of Elsik's better years. With the supervision of the administration and staff and the cooperation of the students the year has flown by smoothly. "0verall, it's been a good year," said Mr. Porter. by Kim VonDerAu Bobby Porter - Coordinating Principal ,M-.,...,..,,,lm.M E WH' " wum"""""""""""'ff14-M At.- MW... ,,,, ia ,UAWWW 1i,,,M Elsie Keeling - North House Principal Charles Cothran - South House Principal 222 Administration .. and those second in command Believe it or not, Elsik Assistant rincipals don't spend all their me sending students to deten- on hall and IBS. ,They spend most of their time ,onitoring student activities, andling discipline referrals, 'aluating and observing classes, lonitoring attendance of stu- ents and in the words of South ssistant Principal, Frank trrett, "any other duty as ssignedf' Gwen Tooke, South Assistant Principal for students A-M, is in charge of textbooks for South House, detention hall and teacher duty for South House. Mr. Jarrett oversees main- tenance for South House, all parking lots and permits and all students in South House N-Z. In the North House, Dirk Engel is responsible for disciplining North House students A-L, all maintenance for the North House, North lockers, bus duty and IBS. And last but not least, North House Assistant Principal Patsy Hoover monitors attendance of North House students M-Z, oversees detention hall for North House, shares textbook respon- sibilities with Mrs. Tooke, and prepares ballots and monitors any voting during the school year. by Kim VonDerAu J...- Dirk Engel - North Assist. Principal Patsy Hoover - North Assist. Principal Principals 223 Counselors fill void "Our goal is to help the students help themselvesj' says South House counselor Dick Whatley. Elsik's counseling system consists of six qualified men and women, all working to help Elsik students with problems ranging from educational to personal. For instance, in the North House, John Hall counsels students A-G, Charlene Baker is in charge of students H-O, and Charlotte Thornton counsels students P-Z. In the South House, Dick L...- X John Hall - North 5' f Ginger Jones - South 224 Administration Whatley helps students A-E and U-Z, Carolyn Clark counsels students F-MI and Ginger Jones is in charge of students MO-T. "There,s something going on all the time," say Elsik counselors. They keep busy by monitoring tests like the SAT, ACT, PSAT and TABS and helping students with individual problems. The counselors can use the testing information in helping the students with personal or educa- tional problems. They may not always have the solutions but they do have the referral systems. That in itself is pretty time consuming. But this doesn't include the many weeks spent on class schedules and the individual meetings between each student, parent, and counselor. Counselors fill a certain void for the students. "We're not teachers and we're not administrators. Welre in the middlej' says Dick Whatley. by Kim Von DerAu Charlene Baker - North Charlotte Thomton - North ,,ii Carolyn Clark - South Dick Whatley - South Burch reflect on past year y Robert Burch best has permeated all of us, parents, staff and students. To The time that I have spent in the know that we are right in providing lief ISD has been very exciting. what we can has resulted in a truly he contrast of now and then is the outstanding school district. :sult of many hours spent by the Decision after decision has been .any people within the district made with one thought in mind: to 1d the community. All of the time have a school district that will as not been spent erecting address the needs of all the iildings, but addressing the students for now and in the future. lucational goals and objectives More decisions will be necessaryto ls been just as important. The N , 1 keep what has been built and to izens of the community have Q f Tj provide for the future. ways wanted 'fthe bestn in terms l , r I have been a part of umaturing Vschools for the children and that g ye l a school districtv and it has been a rective has been easy to follow. A U . j.. .een - 1 full occupation to say the least. he sense of knowing we have the W M Rewards have been plenty all the l Superintendent Robert Burch. . Way, more than enough to Off-Set the f'tough', days that were 31,764 inevitable with all of us. The truly ISD 19,975 professional people that are and NROLLMENT 13,073 have been associated with the IGURES 7,958 district make this an organization 2,369 to envy. They have also helped 1969-70 1974-75 1978-79 1982-83 1987-88 create a pleasant environment ln which to work. I have never been a part of anything with so many "self-directedn people. I have appreciated every one of them. Thanks to the people ofthe Alief School District, stafi students, and parents for making this past 13 years so memorable. S ....u"5 QISD Board: Blanche Wilkerson, Bill McLain, J.C. Wright, Merril Littlewood, Frank Law, Replacing Ml.. Burch le Alfred Hook. obert Cummings, and Granville Wright. School Board 225 Since we are a gregarious society, we tend to join groups of many different kinds. A wide variety of organizations is offered at school and a majority of students join at least one, if not more. To make more room for candid pictures ofthe organizations the group pictures have been taken out of their normal place and put in a section of their own. This is the place where all the members of all the sports and all the clubs are pictured. Group pictures will mainly be used for reference when recalling the members and officers of any club. So look here to see who was involved in what and look in the other sections to see what there was to be involved in! by Brena Baumann Groupies if gpg it WGA , S, 5- .3- Yicmves OVW XQWYCS C5909 Y Juniors purchasing class rings. C. DuPlain photo. 226 Group Pictures Q Senior Powder Puff cheerleaders practicing stunts. C. DuPlain photo. P f i f QXXSQS Almost ready are Kathy Huffman and Della Puckett. C. DuPlain , ew' ,,.,.47"" Dancing to the beat at Homecoming are Sophomores Wendy Henderson and L'Sandra LaPread. C. DuPlain Photo. Group Pictures 227 228 Groups Football Coaches Simi oo... .. We . C ..... W.. ,,... 'ea . S New t ,gi Row I: Wes Bryant - Head Coach Row 2: Chuck Gorb, Leonard Fawcett, Robert Cooley, Ray Ward, Ben Howe, Parker Gary Pless, Hugh Null, Kevin O'Keefe, Chip Nila, Dennis Fyke - trainer. l ik Sports Medicine Sta Row 1: Nancy Rainey, Cindy Cradit, Tiffany Pannell, Karen Meeks, Dennis Fyke - head trainer, Britt Tooke, Jeff Ingram, Bryan Meier - Manager Football - ar ity sswliwamme fmxwmmx:fM.wmwsm 1ahlnai Bid' SE 2 a, M. S 1n r, Milam, D. Walker, 255 N . 3 fo aa Ea w E N .- , s: Hai 5 df! 235 .E IJ :ig ZF? 9 H . D avely, J. Us E535 64:53 Egg.: 5255 .mm :ti 1-5 I-1 a ggnis exam? 4-0 'UO :Oo Fgm HJQ C! fe ES M CLD O - Scum 'M -O E gcc I3-Am .-1 O ES an 'gm . .oo 2 .Awami Q 1. 'os O-:E Elan 3 gn 'QS Q o Q QWPS 3 u 52- J -55 2226 4: Qgog WQ7: LI-M5235 ESEPS Eimao D-.33 o 5 V3 . 3,5331-4 m-.-.--- ,gn mm Em ME E' cu U Zim, Q ongzml QF! smog? fag SSO 'EBHAEEA L-1 'F' '- 5552? . ,G QFEF? agwgg EX I E? 'gfiog-T El-'Lf-,EPGQ am.SE o.,Q . MNQEO 35234 4-iS? aimis M.4vO Football 229 QQ? gas yf-'iff' O P553 595, Pav as-iBmw V355 535 FFQ 29? :SW 555 va" U EUS. 25,7 51115 5' E , 115, 'Sr 'U F3 299 : Z CD D- CD C-' co. -1 :-ww 2.5 4 Q21 di? 'J W2 :J1 EQ- gr' gi Q? Q59 'LEE' WE I0 ,..15" HW ni I-15' ?Q sg ff' 'r' 'D' 5 -cs 25 EF PGS! N N 3- 8:- pb '-4 D? fig 235 P-3 QQ 230 Groups . www c: ae 'So T I-5 O v-a U eu ... -4 :a O - P' rn i-3 5 2 .cf 'U o o I :Z lj as you NE 54: EV? .ua G. 35 E O s- Nm fa is hs-T "'O fu.-. EE E-' 1 .5 CI QE E 'TI :vs Uui U6 u? mt! 8 N ND! C . Q cn CD TQ 2 os. ic: 53 --rn E 4 . fa ':.' Evi .ai .2 H5 Ci ES 'U 4 I-' S nm NM an . be Z2 P5 UL5 6 x.. : ES WS -o Ma O 6 as o .2 ELL D5 in O U -ff? I-A 8:3 232 Groups f-Q1 E52 QI? QPU D5 5?-7 552 5"m ks? OD ENN HF SS! 'Ui' O SFU CD 'ZF HS v 5911 388 H-SA Q24 55 CQ. I1 V7 u 20 af? E75 9? U19- QPU O '-CU 33 v-v Q. 'J 5 ' so PQ -ns SEN D-1 gg. rm? Q5 WN Q.. PQ Q21 Q5 FQ HE-1 V, 5. E js-V3 9' 33 5 ua FU pn. y- - cn N P Freshman - , J "SE 3 S 5+ E E 2 1 1 E s E Q 5 1 S E K E Freshman - 55 'SB B2 EE Q? EH on K. Bryson. Row2: F 3: M. Poltorak, S. O er. s: .533 Eg? 5 .-A 3.9--' DEE E-322 shim EH OMS Mag Digi: 533 Q nd H535 213.5 ,-:TO :egg as ME if 'U D-I --if! M-5 Q45 F- . 1:59 0 J QUE C4 1: Q o .- Em 11.4 . nd .O .I-' 3' 310 SEI B92 Qcivf QHLM 862 S592 Qif, TQ? 291511 MO-I Football 233 0 Q s --w - ,.,'- 5 ff? ":. fi. Q Lk ,,..1 fa 5 : A L- ,',f fi: ,--" Q "'-.,, Q' A .. -"- ' , '--2- L J Q K : .,.. ' W K-L L xm.L. i - . , : .T i . .. h z ' Q 32 VN bk F S . 'kln ' .. M ...A Sophomore Row 1: R. Flores, D. Gabino, S. Emest, E.J. Flores. Row 2: R. Milsap, B. Wilson, D. Goldstein, T. Selcer, Coach Null reshman A Row I: G. Welch, J. Hayes, D. Wells, K. Thompson, M. Lopez, T. Kite. Row 2: coach Parker, J. Smolarz, M. Middaudg, D. Berglan, M. Becker, D. Wilson, C. Muellar. Basketball 235 236 Groups Basketball Freshman B 9 1 l I l i l w l l l w I S Champagne A Armbruster M Arp Coach Bodine Row 1: C. Feakes, D. Hubenak, K. Skalask, D. Murphy, K. Taylor, D. Lyngass, W. Wilding, T. Walls, K. Williams, M. Williams, B. Varsity Row I: K Broadhead - Manager, C. Frazier - Manager, S. Hopkins - Manager, M. Martin - Manager. Row 2: Dennis Fyke - Trainer, Debbie Bodine - Assistant Coach, K. Kellogg, T. Dunn, M. Nunez, B. Haderlein, J. Jones, K. Armbruster, R. Denson, S. J ohnson, V. Stickler, JV Coach Glaser, Head Coach Rod Brown. J o b o Row 1: A. Murphy, T. Henderson, K. Hiatt, D. Boyne. Row 2: D. Buckley, D. Umhoeffer, L. Harrison, J. Walker, S. Ballek. Row 3: Mary Martin - Manager, Christi Broadhead - Manager, Coach Glaser, Shelly Hopkins - Manager, Courtney Frazier - Manager. Basketball 237 xg qoeog 'UAAO -of ' Q gs or 5,911 ' '-4 is 5-P E39 WE N B U2 mv ca E ba OH 3 U gi SP WF' Em 3 -:. V, : 9 3 95? Eno. :nf N 3,29 cp D EN Q U5 U. QE? f'D"1 E35- 3. Q75 W - u 'lauuplg ' OH 55' A4 N 5 U3 :1 1051 'cl 'W 9 ugn C' P Uof 'f -V iu 919 rn 50 wel uumuumq 'f 19915 'W 'lapung 'Q '19 - sapid we umspfiog 'fl 'Q Z N S U8 "1 238 Groups il' 1, TI'2lCkI Ramrunners . K 1 We 'sg , + X 'uapnzag 1 'onbofl 51191 'D :1 Moy Q,e Q55 95-55- 9652, M 955 935112 ' cu Qm-f .2 F .555 ESP? Dawg -1 N O N 9 :ga WES? QQ,-s'f1 wigw n0'2 Q 3 P-1: o- m J" ay QW 51575 gl sw-20 5555 P DH avr- QUH Un"-1 2125: ogggl V' SFP? Ffimw wwi' .ohgz gfgo ow5'U OO:-sg PE 55' Hfgf ' 0 9525 3g55 .O- y P8 755' E FD gin? r ig 5955 E382 Q' off r-!'3:'k, F20 :s-53 5 EF-N Sw? D55 -'U 522 civi-19' Hcp 3w? Pan J-'FD Dar Q'H 955 Eva CD '-1 F 759 240 Groups TI'21Ck - Boys k i i P i F - ,swf .1 'if ,ug A -k xx fag ku is jg 1.. ,:.. A L. km fy, A I Q n 5535 , ' HX ' 'gli 1395 3 ' I f Y 3 X 1 s X' LEW, R 5 fi r 1--3 L. A, K K , m "i.'s-F iii! 6' x X 'N - . N Q 4. r ,ah Q ,if 43- ' iii., x X .Ty . V Q re 'PF QQQY, K Wi?-' fx-1 Q v .'7x-cfs' iw M J y 0, K rs W., . :SSN ff 'Tj-HL wi .-Q' , V A .iw . . -for :-fe f-1, fr' ,i Q.5,,,, ,' .Sl K, XX.. ,, 242 Groups W? Hs gr SF' '1 05 Hi 5? gw DE QE gs :- 5 WR gf? 5 P1 :r: 55 mix 'cn fi C-' S' S ru N 5 D M 2 an 55 Qin, pF Z Sa '55 E520 'Helm E 9 Moy 'Jaxpnl ' 1' 'salezuog 'f 'Aoueg 'J 'qoog 'W 'aopld 'f Ba eball - J.V O.E.A. Row I Sponsor - Patrica Thomlinson, A. Guzman, J. Young, E Bush L Patranella, G. Longoria. Row2:J .Blades,T. Smith, J Ricafrente, M. Guidroz, W. Wilson. Row 3: J. Berendt, M. Simon D Anderson, B. Smith. DECA Row 1: H. Kuei, M. Bruess, M. Morse, A. Rangel J. Urbanowicz, A. McGaughy. Row 2: D. Carter, K Bitz, D. Walters, M. Pham, K. Anderson, J. Lee, T Go, L. Vanston, S. Johnson, M. Keener, C. Smith L. Brown. Row 3: L. Leal, M. Beeson, S. Bush, K. DiCesare, E. Curenchuk, T. Morris, D. J ohnigan, D Meyer. 1 Boy's Cross Country Row 1.'T. Rocha, K. Ward. Row2:P Maloni, T. Beardon, D. Peterson, R Berny. Boys CC, OEA DECA 243 9 Q? Wa uoslc-ned 3 'eaueq 'f 'spa vw '51 'SHOQHQ 1 '21 'O 11 'SHPIPV 'H 'HOSUQQIHQ 'L 'MHMH 'V 'HIJOG H 'uuws 'Cl 'SSOH '1' 1101203 15114021 'MH 'cl 'Ove 'N 11221 '21 'SFPUUHZ 11 'fm 'cl HHQOOSH 'cl 'wma 'A -'Z MOH 'HIDI '1' 'DOOM 'V'22U!11 244 Groups -A E E 2 , E sr - X Soccer - Bo I s 5 1 I f . g K5 rig 5 f 3 E3 -xv,-Q g if X E L ' si E RES L , ' 5 w -fm, N 1 ' gi : E s kay? ,gi S X . S , 7 ff? 4 133 ,H 5 I X sg M 3 E 1 5 ig 22122 as E! 2 2 is 2 5 5' K E S' 5 ff E2 5? 'ian F-gigf 555 iii , S X 5 ' , ?a fs: Ig' ilsg ' . is g M s X! 5233 s ' . . ' f X ' JJ Q55 S Q ii : 5553 S 5 , uf - ei EQ aT 1, it 3 4 gg 2 i ls 4 K 1 fi gfgif. . 5 - 1 1 U s 5? A b if ,E f i XS' ,xx ' 25 L 52 355 , , 5 Q 3, E ' r' E 3 2 S n , 5 S S 3 I www C. Adkins, mgr., C. Frazier, K. 3: OW bar, K. Meder, M. Blanks. R E B. Esco Fyke cn I-I iz 2, Af: O EQ NJ, 25 me A504 gli mc cbd 9043 5 . 6,7 od me .QE E2 or: ff! M8 USF 6 2122. .'O P8 45 kt!! O2 Nm Soccer 245 246 Groups F .C.A.! Varsity Club Row 2: J. Stinneford, K. Kellogs, M. Steele, T. Dunn, W. Pena, J. Jones, K. Skinner, A. Ambruster, K. Adams, L. Boydstun, Mrs. Hatfield, S. Lackey, M. Craig. Row 1: G. Craig, S. Becker, J. Mata, D. Webb, D. Walker, M. Pulido, D. Ballard Schindler and "flash", W. LaPlante, R. Mindrup, C. Tucker, N. Della Penna Fyke. CSU Row 1: J. Bourcier, Mrs. Lewis, P. J ensen, R. Schmidt, H. Chang, B. Baumann, T. Cummings, T. Nguyen, A. Malaguilla. 3 Swimming and Diving 4 Row 1: M. Hocker, J. Modine, R. Shaw, M. Veomett. Row2.' B. Ransom CMgr.J, C. Pollack, R. Kelly, P. Corcoran, D. Kunz, Coach Watson. Row 3: L. Sturm, S. Sorsdal, C. Boyd, C. Hemandez, P. Rosen, K. Nagie, K. Hemandez, C. Adams. Row 1: Coach Lieber, A. Waggoner, S. Sprute, E. Lilley, D. Holstead, B. Eisenring. A J. Leone, C. Smith, T. Brockman, S. Poole, D. O'Shaughnessy, J. Salazar, A. Shah, D. Strube, R. 8L F. Petersen, C. DuPlain, M. Palumbo. Swim. Ram- rollers 8z Diving, Ramrollers 247 arching WW 45 , f F 4 9 at X M 1 v, W ,WH I li-'Qllly Row 1: M. Oursler, E. Algaze, C. Theofanidis, R. Karcher, X. Keys, R. Hammons, T. Hertweck, J. Maklary V. Card, N. Woodall, J. Swift, M. Tisman, R. Lancaster, H. Ontoy, L. Chang, T. Cummings, T. Taylor? A. Gutierrez, R. Bageant, D. Russell, D. O'Shaug,hnessy. Row 2: Bob Waesel, student teacher, Joe Williams director, Terry Crummel, director, C. Weaver, J. Arp, N. Gomez, T. Ho, S. Shah, C. Ryan, B. Brehm, T McCullah, J. Owen, R. Hardaway, D. Buckley, S. Poole, R. Evans, D. Orsak, E. Brandt, A. Fratcher, D Bullock, Jennie Salazar, assistant drum major, Atul Shah, head drum major. Row 3: E. Caldwell, G. Goelzer R. Husseini, K. Shamblin, S. Orsah, K. Sorley, J. Samson, B. Jarrard, J. Beaumont, P. Brovard, E. Valoti K. Gajarawala, J. Placette, R. Zermeno, M. Collette, F. Petersen, W. Giesbrecht, C. Young, S. Hendrick, I-LL...9 5 Ram Band i f , , W J at 0- ,7 . ' 1- TN K. Martinez. Row 4: K. Russell, L. Richardson, C. Kachilla, E. Brown, C. Sperling, T. Burns, M. Mulford, J. Baver, Y. Gould, C. Leicht, S. Hyun, G. Morgan, L. Johnson, D. Clark, P. Blacksher, E. Fleming, A. Davis, T. Pangbom, J. Diton, D. Lewis. Row 5: M. Mulford, D. McGhee, M. Brandt, F. Caldwell, J. Parker, J Leone, R. Schmidt, A. Johnson, W. Bailey, W. Chamberlain, C. Beury, M. Klasing, R. Blackstock, M. Burk, A. Pavlicek, D. Johnson, H. Bransford, K. Allen, K. Bauer. Row 6: D. Chema, S. Orsak, L. Major, R. Romero T. Bono, G. LaRose, S. Van Gilder, J. Grantham, C. Stirling, K. Watkins, J. Taylor, S. Thompson, D Ragsdale, D. Lewis, I. Segal, T. Gamer, T. Dixon, C. Brown, M. Kacher, K. Nelson, S. House. Not pictured M. Reiter, L. Morrell, B. Vahldiek. 2 Band 249 250 Groups Revelliers Squad 4 Row I: L. Jordan, K. Luman, K. Harst, K. Huffman, L. Toracki. Row 2: L. Howell, J. Willman, S. Witte. Squad 5 Row 1: D. Bell. Row 2: S. Thibedeaux, L. Hurt. Row 3: P. Morille, T. Rutherford, L. Carleson. Squad 6 Row 1: K. Eitze, A. Wise, M. Rokes. Row 2: J. Kelly, L. Pavelick, C. Brown. Squad 7 Row 1: C. Baker, M. McDowell, R. Garcia, L. Greene, R. Talastas. Row 2: T. Morgan Row I: O. Aljure, Row 2: N. Sinha, D. Rocha, S. Zaragoza, Row 3: D. Strube. Revies 251 252 Groups Yearbook Staff Row I: Mrs. Qsmon - advisor, B. Baumann, J. Urbanowicz, A. Deluke, C. Baker, J. Marino, D. Strube, T. Smith, R. Garcia, J. West. B. Gillam, M. Bogle, E. Hoss, L. Boydstun, C. Mata, R. Brookshire, C. DuPlain. Row 2: L. Pickens, R. Self, R. Mullins, J. Berendt, T. Brockman, K. Blankenship, G. Campos, M. Abaya, Y. Choe, K. VonderAu. Student Congress Row 1: J. Salazar, N. Sinha, P. Reagan, J. Perry. Row 2: B. Baumann, C. Baker, K. Kao, A. McHugh, V. Rao, R. Sinha, M. Karodi, J. Kelly, Row 3: D. Strube, M. Mulford, M. Simon, J. Poole, S. Guthrie, M. Abya, B. Pavlick, E. Rameriez, S. Shah, V. Tran, M. Steele. Row 4: R. Weitzner, M. Klasing, L. Locke, M. Espinosa, S. O'Brian, member, R. Rabe, P. Morille, K. Lanigan, new members, L. Federwich, M. Craig, H. Winslow, I Daaboul, P. Das. Row 5: member, R. Romero, T. Dodd, T. Kagan, B. Myers, R. Schmidt, K. Gray, E. Algaze, T. Drummond, G. LaRose. Math Club Row 1: M. Kuo, A. Kuo, T. Ho, T. Nguyen, S. Patel, S. Le, D. Quach, A. Lan, J. Lan, T. Nguyen, A. Cheng. Row 2: V. Mehra., C. Nguyen, I. Lei, S. Chowdbury, A. Malaguilla, V. Tran, E. Fleming, C. Choi, J. Grantham, C. Curren, M. Gandhi, S. Tsai, S. Zlmmerman, Row 3: Nancy Stephson - sponsor, J. Parker, D. Svoren, R. Husseini, M. Palumbo, R. Parks, J. Jim, D. Hare, L. Nguyen, L Chang. ational Honor Society 'WW V-1 IW? 125.2-5'rg..sQ 1 Seniors - Row 1: J. Salazar, H. Chang, A. Shah. P. Kuffel, Y Choc, P. Morrille, C. Bell, C. Sperling, S. Zaragoza, F. Chang. Row 3: B. Truong, D. Hare, T. Choung, B. Baumann, R. Garcia, K. Skinner, L. Reed, J. Grantham, A. Deluke, D. Stmbe, Q. Le, S. Saoud, J. Placette. Row4: G. Kelly, M. Chow, J. Bryant, S. Darji, T. Brockman, K. Hanst, J. Wilton, T. Drummond, K. Gray. Row 5: K. Yust, E. Stamm, D. Watts, P. Smith, J. Lumley, K. McCrearly, G. Gamble. E. Algaza. Row 2: K. Gremminger, J. Kelly, member, N. Ordonez, S. Greer, member, L. Engel, .15- if Juniors - Row 1: K. Eitze, P. Dulsipor, V. Tran, L. Boulware, S. Witte, J. Willman, C. Chang, C. Choe, A. Chang. Row 2: K. Lanigan, L. Torecki, M. Rokes, L. Kruse, S. House, A. Lan, D. Ding, C. Curren, A. Kao, M. Kuo. Row 3: P. Patel, M. Khan, J. Meyer, B. Tooke, R. Farus, A. Ngo, C. Alford, A. Mcae, L. Holsapple, H. Nguyen. Row 4: P. Zafiriche, K. Du, K. Boy, V. Tean, V. Tran, D. Sarra, P. Blackshire, D. Broyno, M. Alabaya, M. Albaya, A. Gandhi , A. Neoy, S. Royes, T. Ngryen, member, S. Zimmerman. Row 5: T. Herring, D. Lee, A. Khan. J. Ubotin, D. Dufor, P. McBon, D. Bhett, R. Hussani, T. Culbertson, A.L. Nguyen, D. Wilson, C. Ledger, K. Ngo. Row 6: J. Cole, J. Lucas, K. Shelter, T. Cavhan, K. Watkins, member, S. Zimmerman. NHS 253 254 Groups Main Events Club If 5 S S 2 2 Y 5 5 S i Row 1: J. Hook, C. Hrubesh, L. Boulware, C. Ayres, S. Dipasupil, C. Matcha. Row 2: J. Kelly, T. Thornton, R. Sinha, C. Cox, T. Perez, L. Adams, J. Montgomery, L. Kreisner, B. Rives, G. Peters, Ms. Hogshead, L. McIntyre. Row 3: H. Chunn, H. Hoppus, M. Landin, S. Swick, ime Troupe S?5333RfL C. Lundquist, L. Jones, L. Boyle, Mr. St. Clair, T. Henry, R. Cuellar. J. Hoff, C. Lundquist, L. Adams, S. Dipasupil, C. Cox, K. B Landin, M. Mullen. ox, M. Row 1: M. Brown, L. Kreisner, A. Beveroth. Row2: C. Stinneford, Ms. DeLecour, M. Shah, A. Sprute, T. Perez, S. Gaitan, J. Montgomery, S. Dipasupil, C. Everett, Mr. St. Clair On Ladder Amy A. Pierce, K. Steele, C Lundquist, P. Siemens, B. Rives, H. Chunn, D. Wiener, K. Box, M. Landin, L. Adams, L. Boulware, C. Ayres C. Hrubesh. Spani h Club JCL Row 1: Mrs. Mendel - Sponsor, H. Hsaio, M. Landrau, T. Moyer. Row 2.' P. Manly, M. Simon, T. Ntguyen, T. Nguyen, L. Kruse, K Adams. Row3:B. Adkins, D. Robertson, C. Al ord, R. Parks, E. Stamm, S. Witte, J. Willman, L. Halsapple. French Club Row 1: Mrs. Hogshead - Sponsor, I. Barr, R. Bates, S. Le, V. Tran, M. Nguyen, V. Tran. Row 2: H. Nguyen, A. Kirkland, K. Young, S. Rai, M. Kauadi, S. Rai, T. Ho, S. Cha. Row 3.' D. Duckworth, M. Parikh, E. Chang, T. Ngo, R. Karcher, R. Nagarker, Row 4: A. Khan, V. Rao, M. Patel, D. Weimer. Chess Club Row 1: R. Parks, O. Tse, O. Pedersen, H. Nguyen. Row2: H. Nguyen, V. Mehra, R. Crisostomo, O Protomartir, S. Shaker. Row 3: J. Protomartir, M. Khan, P. Patel, T. Cheong, S. Sattir, A Gaalla, A. Winter. I Junior Classical League 7 Row I: C. Yu, M. Klasing, G. Welch. Row 2.' Ms. Harris - Sponsor, C. Yang, N. Orsak, E. Chang, V. Tran, M. Abaya, P. Vezos Computer Math Club Row 1: Mrs. Lewis - Sponsor, O. Le, D. Sroren, J. Bourcier, B. Rayburn. RoW2.'A. Lan, R. Surati, H. Le, A. Malaguilla. Row 3.' J. Lan, P. Morille, H. Chang. HECE Row 1: L. Watt, Y Reyna, T. Geary, N. Mashbum. Row 2.' Mrs. Zissman - Sponsor, G. Chavez. S. Meyer. arsit Cheerleaders 256 Groups Row 1: J. Manfre, S. Lawrence, D. Dunaway, L. Lawless, J. Johnson, L. Boydstun, M. Campbell, C. Burt, C. Malone, Sponsor Cindy Oberthier. Row I.' Co-Captains - B. Mahoney, K. Blankenship, K. Hanst, A. Wise, T. Rutherford, J. West, T. Morgan, O. Aljure. RoW2 N. Sinha, S. Zaragoza, M. Bolmanski, K. Rathgerber, D. Puckett, V. Tran, C. Bridges, D. Rocha, D. Strube. Row 3: C. Brown, R. Garcia, C. Baker, M. McDowell, L. Greene, A. Hudson, P. Vezos, L. Engel, N. Wilkerson, R. Talastas. Row 4: K. Eitze, L Pavelick, M. Rokes, J. Kelly, D. Wingo, K. Appleberg, K. Goppert, W. Rousseau, S. Lee, K. Ihle. Row 5: L. Carlson, P. Morille, L. Jordan, K. Huffman, L Hurt, L. Witte, J. Willman, L. Howell, K. Luman, S. Thibedeaux, L. Torekk, D. Bell Reveer Revellier -Squad Squad 1 Row 1: K. Rathgaber, V. Tran. Row 2: M. Bolmanski, Squad 2 Row 1: P. Vezos, B. Mahoney, L. Engel. Row 2: A. Hudson, N. Wilkerson. Row 3: C. Bridges. Row 1: K. Blankenship. Row 2: K. Appleburg, D. Wingo. Wm Row 3: IQ Isle, W. Russo, S. Lee, K. Gopert. ll ll l ' fi. inn!!! V. Cheerleaders, Revies 257 Senior Class Officers President- Julia Perry Vice President - JOh1'lSOI1 secretary - Missi Steele Treasurer - Di21H21 AdHH1S wing qff thelr caps and gowns are semors C h1e Garcla, e Strube, Tern Brockman, Laurie Boydstu Il. Junior Class Uflioers alone - presldentg Bottom - Trevor Dodd - v1ce-president, Sharon Orzack - secretary. Junior Class Favorites Jenny Stinniford and Sammy O'Brient Sophomore Class Gflieers President - Kim Adams Vice President - Michelle Hahn Secretary - Nora Wilkerson Treasurer - Leslie Lawless Sophomore Class Favorites , s s Doug Schaumburg and Kristi Moore. Freshman Class Cflicers President - Dee Dee Jefferson Vice President - Stacey Champaigne Treasurer - Rodney Chamblee Secretary - Michelle Spillers Freshman Class Favorites Michelle Williams and Brock Wilson ixed Choir R JM-'MW ' :A Row 1: Mrs. Ness - sponsor - director, T. Donald, W. Mund, A. Kuo, S. Fikac, M. Adams, H. Aydelott, L. Bayless, A. Martin, L. White O. DeMontoya. Row 2: J. Chen, S. Sprute, C. Humphries, T. Tucker, S. McFarlane, D. Kuehn, J. Wagner, H. Nam, L. McGrath, S. Pollard Row 3: T. Perez, C. Griffith, K. Smart, G. Peters, J. Ray, M. Tighe, S. Gabino, D. Jefferson, M. Woertz, C. Walker. Row 4: C. DeCarlo C. Elley, K. Watson, E. Hansen, S. Humphrey, M. Middaugh, R. Lambert, D. King, F. Lee, T. Geise, H. Hoppus, C. Barber. Chorale Row 1: G. Harrison, K. Rainey, K. Pollard, C. Habermacher, J. Genett, R. Hoffman, C. Broussard, M. Hunn, L. Boulware, G. Gamble, Mrs. Ness - director. Row 2: P. Bacon, T. Thomton, D. Dougherty, M. Echeverri, K. Mock, L. Gilbert, S. Swick, L. Alvin, C. Minnick, D. Rocha, C. Anderson. Row 3: J. Ross, D. Weiner, R. Redditt, R. Krembs, M. Allison, T. Cross, B. Wilson, M. Hull, A. Beveroth, C. Everett. Row 4: T. Cochran, F. Moore, L. Richardson, S. Tebbano, A. Fuentes, B. Sandel, D. Walker, G. Neal, L. Hurst, C. Pappas, L. Boyle. 262 Groups x i Elsik Encore Row 1: A. Martin, C. Pappas, A. Kuo, R. Lambert, R. Hoffmann. Row 2: S. Gabino, T. Perez, D. Walker, J. Ross, A. Sprute, C. Habermacher, B. Wilson, M. Hunn, G. Harrison, K. Pollard, F. Moore, K. Mock, L. Boulware, D. Kuehn. r . 3 5 3 . . . tx ., M , U 3 E 5 Q N .2 ri Row 1: J. Jacob, B.. Whittington, N. Hoover, J. Saldana, L. Marquez, M. Arrendale, Mrs. Ness - director. Row 2: S. Anki, M. Trammell, M. Kingham, V. Sprvey, S. Garvey, T. Nguyen. Row 3: B. Johnson, C. Yoon, M. Barge, K. Roy, S. Hillburn. Row 4: V. Hardin, M. Tumer, S. Aucoin, D. Keller, I. Morales. QM Choir 263 Picwfes MW Ads from lief One of the ways we pay for the yearbook is through ad sales. Most are brought by businesses in the Alief area although some are bought by parents and students. These people support the community by contributing to Alief schools in many different ways and ads are just one example. So look through these pages and see which businesses you can use. Remember, patronize these contributers as they work towards offering an even higher standard of quality goods and services. by Brena Baumann W, My-ff! Dairy Ashford and Bellaire, always supports the Rams. Many Students bank at Alief Ala - d C ki Belford Crossing Shopping Center offers a variety of services. Ads 265 Rack n Roll Family Fun Center 11107 Bellaire Blvd. 495-6430 2 :,f,:r:,: Cjoimwe 2 Unisex Beauty Salon Complete Services Red ken Perms Haircuts- Men and Women 879-0856 7313 S. Kirkwood l Between Beechnut Sz Bellaire .I Book out Tootsie here's Rodney! C. Bell photo It 'S never top late to order our class rmg. DROP BY OUR STUDENT CENTER i ES L o lmrou 'A' 6' zoaocuwms oc C. 2 at ll e W r EEWAV Al sou Q f OFFICE HOURS: L.G. Baltour Company 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Weekdays 2930 Chimney ROCK 9:30 am - 1:00 pm Saturdays Houston, Texas 77056 713f784-4990 OUALITY - Crafting gold and silver is both a science and an an . . 4 No one does it better than Baltour. B SERVICE - Balfour is nationwide with Houston Plant and Student Center. a FULL WARRANTY - For the liletime ol your ring. RELIABILITY - Balfour has served the students ol America for The Recognized Leader in Recognizing People over 60 years. A1267 268 Ads ..,..,,,,,W.,4.,,....-4 515- Ntf y V f fx 'Y 3 f 7 P t. - R R QE-'fficrw 3 '. N3 barber and style shop K X7 precision cuts for men, women, and children IW Robert Lambert owner C7139 870-9648 4010-G Hwy. 6 Houston 77082 I IQ 5, Congraf14!afion5 emlor 651,55 of 83 gompgmenfd of Nicholas T. Liveris Attorney at law 17131 988-0600 "I compliments of HSE HOUSTON STAFFORD "No comment at this time." Linda Graessle and Theresa Brandt - - electric, incorporated C' Duplain Photo electrical contracting 10203 Mula Circle Stafford, Texas 77477 498-2212 wwf' ,lra "Give 'em a cheer!" Varsity Cheerleaders. C. Duplain photo. 60ngraf14!a,fi0n5 .gyeniom 83 Compliments of R.M. Hardison Company 9630 Clarewood Dr., Suite A 7 Houston, Texas 77036 776-3232 - - -' - --I ALIEF 6 ALIEF lg, OFFICE TRAVEL SUPPLY BUREAU' I Emily Hippen 11318 Beechnut fBetween Boone so Kirkwood INC. HouMELISEZZJJ-?ZZn'Z3iZ13f0'3854 8100 S. KIRKWOOD, SUITE 207, HOUSTON 17131 495-9600 AIRLINE TICKETS CRUISES TRIPS 81 TOURS BUSINESS OR VACATION BILINGUAL AGENTS OUR SERVICES ARE FREE! COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTS ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED HOSA's getting a HEAD start. C. Bell photo Testing for softness. C. Duplain photo DRS. RHODES Bt JOHNSON OPTOMETRISTS 2825 WILCREST DRIVE SUITE 1 HOUSTON. TEXAS 77042 TELEPHONE I713I 266-6404 21 Ads 269 270 Ads I Qomm 10838 BEECHNUT HOUSTON, TEXAS 77072 17131530-4071 JEAN E. 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Mondays 9-8 H12 Fri.-Sat. , , ' L 3 ' . 9-5 I ' A 6804 G HIGHWAY SIX SOUTH HOUSTON, TEXAS 77083 BARBARA WALPOLE 530-2246 Owner 11 C0n ra 2 ,,, ,,, ,swf , fff, ,eq -Lf -, aa, , ,df K -I Wu -f , .mm mfs- 'ze 0 -2 E 1 2? 6 5 4 IB fggl wwf?-a yf fa' 5 4 ny- w A 8-22 22 g Q ffl WW f ffy 552, gy ,yn 22 JWW' f Bi, M " ' 74 t Hefis ,Q is 34 ? W.iW h C, ' MQW if W A im rw ' V W f j ,,ff f f w i g, f f fx, f Q f , f " V f , ff 2 ff M, f f gif fig K, fa .My 2. M, 5 , ' I V ? T , 3 gh Q f 1 V A if V4 Z ff OM V s 6 f 2 2 M T 5 5 K Amy! A si E! 5 I T -af f f 558' 8 qs? , , X 'WW W V "" , . , I fryy ,,,,fA,,m,1 H4 ..,,,--Mf , ,4 f , if mf ff, " 'ir , ,. VMEf:v::M'EEb,:f'f4ssz'-MW :- ' X M U. I , ' 5, , gig? 52 ' 1 'A A X ff T T H m ig Call COUIII to Spunky' AIiet's Most Complete Selection of Plants tLarge or Smalll Mums are the word! I Weddings O Funerals 0 All Occasions I Football Mums Q O Delivery to All Hospitals - I Dried and Silk Arrangements Landscaping World-Wide Wire Service Mon.-Sat. 9:00-6:00 495-7432 Ads 283 ALIEF ALAMO . BANK HB P.O. DRAWER 721680 HOUSTON, TEXAS 77272 ALIEF ALAMO BANK Extends Sin cere Congra tula tions T 0 The Seniors of 1983 omehow that figureslw Cathy Bell, photographer. Second degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do Dzung Nguyen demonstra Sharpstown on the Vietnamese New Year holiday. Congratulations 1983 Seniors uYour Travel is our businessa' World Wide tra vel arrangem en ts "' We are a full service agency "'C0mpute1'ized reservations cf: ticlce tmg MARY JEAN THGMPSGN, CTC 015 "WE 'LL PUT THE EXCI TEMEN T BACK INTO YOUR TRAVEL 11111 RICHMOND AVE. ' SUITE 151 0 HOUSTON, TEXAS Mod gf cgrenae BUCILLA, UNGER, BOYE, DMC CREWEL, COUNTED CROSS STITCH CROCHET, EMBROIDERY, KNITTING LATCH HOOK, NEEDLEPOINT, ETC. BLOCKING, PILLOWS AND RUGS FINISHED FRAMING, LESSONS SARA Jo om! 11224 BEECHNUT HOUSTON, TEXAS 77072 498-5430 4 95 - 4 14 0 Neighborhood BQQK5 i..A,..f IIZ36 Beechnut Houston, TX 77072 Band rnember.Henxy Bransford at his favorite pastime alt marching practice. Photo by C. DuPlain M DETERGENT SERVICE 'Li fCOMMERCIALl Dishwashing Laundry "If you break my leg, I'll kill you!" Eddie English and Derxic Edwards, J .V. Football. Photo by C. DuPlain 286 Ad Cleaning of any type Complete chem ical neea We We ! Q A 868-2094 an X FARMERS INSURANCE GROUP RICK MoRRo'vv ,,,,,,,,,,, 11107 Bellaire at Boone P gg ' Houston, Texas 77072 C uncll 495-0110 Did you really swallow your mouth piece?" Band member Cale Weaver. hoto by C. DuPlain 1 l ...if I. " f t 'C ,,,,,, QW ,ul . I "Your conclusion should read like this . . Librarian, K. Guthrie and Jennifer Berendt. Photo by M. 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DuPlain Ads 287 N OR TH Adams, Lori 8 Algaze, Eugenia 8, 20, 150 Allison, Maryjo 8 Anderson, Karen 8 Baker, Colleen 8, 38, 30, 128, 295 Barksdale, Wayde 9, 130 Bates, Renee 9, 39, 104, 106, 146, 147 Becerra, Mirtha 9 Bell, Dean 9 Bennett, Robert 9 Berendt, Jennifer 9, 269, 295 Bemey, Cathy 9 Beury, John 9, 164 Bitz, Kenny 9, 178 Blanks, Kim 9 Bothager, Neva 9 Bounds, Elizabeth 10 Boydstun, Laurie 10, 38, 39, 30, 42, 76, 109, 119, 124, 166, 295 Brandford, Henry 10, 268 Brown, Maurice 10, 62 Bryant, Jeff10, 45, 50, 52, 155 Bryson, Kenneth 10 Burgess, Jay 10 Bush, Sheryl 10 Caldwell, Fred 10, 139 Campbell, Mindy 10, 23, 56, 119 Casiple, Jocelyn 11, 150, 154, 174 Castillo, Carol 11 Cernosek, Troy 11 Chae, Mina 11 Chang, Faith 11 Chavez, Gloria 11, 179 Cheng, Alice 11, 150, 154, 155 Chiang, Kuang 11 Choe, Yun 12, 143, 163 Chum, Heather 12 Cole, Terry 12 Conley, Kathleen 12 Cortes, Emest 12 Craig, Michelle 12, 58, 59 Cuevas, Juan 12 Cuevas, Martin 12 288 Senior Index saw, 1 Damron, Davin 12 Kanchi, Gitanjali 17 Lawless, Lynice 18 DeSouza, Marcelo 13 Kao, Kim 17, 43, 108, 144, 145 Le, Quoc 18 Dement, Robin Keener, Marlene 17, 178 Lear, Dona 18 Desai, Amit 13 Kelly, Janice 17, 145 Lee, Wen-Ching 18 Dicesare, Kenneth 13, 31, 124 Kite, Lisa 17 Lewis, Donald 18 Dimitrofh Felicia 13 Kothari, Manisha 17 Loftin, Joel 18 Dipasupil, Sally 13, 20, 45, 117, Koutani, Pierre 17 Loper, Annette 18 129, 151 Kubecka, Stephanie 17 Lowery, Billy 18, 41 Drummond, Theresa 13, 138 Kuntz, Lawrence 17 Lumley, John 18 Dulce, Lorita 13 Kuo, Margaret 17 Lutz, Michael 18 , Lacount, Teresa 18 Martin, Julie 18 Engel, Llsa 13 Laplante, Colen 18, 50 Martinez, Kenneth 6. 18 Escobedo, Rachel 13 Espinosa, Dina 13 Exis, Peter 13 Feakes, Virginia 13 Gamble, Graham 14 Garcia, Ruthie 14, 30, 38, 44, 106, 130, 143, 167, 168,295 Garr, Eric 14 Garrett, Michael 14, 30, 130 Gonzales, Renee 14, 212 Gonzalez, Jorge 100, 214 Grantham, John 14, 150, 164, 165 Greer, Shana 168 Guidry, Brian 14 Hail, Staci 14, 31 Hare, David 15 Harper, Kim 15 Harrover, Keven 15 Hartz, Tim 15 Ho, Huong 16, 150 Holden, Johnny 16 Holley, Sheila 16 Hood, William 16 Hrubesh, Chris 16, 116, 117, 164, 165 Hurst, Launa 16 Hydo, Barry 16 Jaramillo, James 16 Jimenez, Lisa 17 John, Lethi 17 lata, Jose 19, 52, 111 1cCoy, LeeAnn 19, 38, 169 1cCreary, Kyle 19, 150 cDonald, Kathy 19 cGaughy, Janis 20, 178 einecke, Angela 20, 30, 31 eyer, Denise 20 iddaugh, Robert 20, 64 inkel, James 20 onyem, Ataul 21 oore, Mary 21 oreno, Oscar 21, 63 organ, Terri 21, 45 orrill, Troy 21 ueller, Pete 21 usil, Vivian 21 ash, Phaedra 19 ig, Daisy 21 ghiem, Ho 21 go, ToLoan 21 guyen, Can 21 unez, De 21 'Donnel1, David 21 gle, Brenda 22, 164, 165 rdonez, Nancy 22, 154 rsorio, Romulo 22 rks, Donald 22, 155, 174, tranella, Bamey 22 vlicek, Amold 22 terson, Leon 22 am, Viem 22 ilbeck, Kenneth 22 kens, Larry 22, 295 tman, James 22, 170 llard, Karen 23, 119, 133, 172 'mo, Joe 23, 30, 43, 107 otomartir, Oliver 23 ckett, Della 23, 227 lido, Armando 23, 50, 162 ach, Pamela 23 iney, Kim 23 ngel, Anna 23, 178 Reyna, Yvonne 179 Richardson, Lee 24 Rogers, Wayne 14 Romero, Robin 24, 110 Rose, Deirdre 24 Royster, Richard 14 Rudder, Lorraine 14 Rutherford, Trey 25, 30, 46, 50 Savely, Anthony 25 Scheffer, Renay 15 Shiller, Brian 15 Shrout, David 15 Sinders, Stephen 15 Sinha, Neena 143, 145 Smith, Chris 15 Snow, Jacque 25, 30 Stone, Selena 16 Strack, Nadine 16 Stricklen, Jonathan 16, 45, 62, 63, 106 Strube, Deborah 26, 31, 38, 110,119,128,166,167,295 Swift, Johnny 26 Taylor, Jerry 26 Terry, Melissa 26 Thomas, Sherly 26 Trabulsi, Fuad 26, 209 Tussy, Elena 27 VanGi1der, Susan 27 Varley, Mark 27 Villarreal, Beth 27 VonDeRau, Kim 27, 295 Vossman, John 27 Wagner, John 5, 27 Walker, Dianna 27, 179 Wallace, Kevin 27 Ward, Steven 28 Webb, Wrandy 28 Wentz, Eugene 28 White, Sean 28 Wiener, Debra 28, 30 Williams, Linda 28 Wills, Michael 28 Wilton, Jeff 7, 29, 129, 168 Wood, Anthony 29 Young, John Youngblood, April 29 Zaragoza, Sherri 29 Ziegler, Alex 106, 107 N N ca i SOUTH Adams, Elizabeth 8, 30, 32, 79, 81, 83 Alford, Emest 8 Aljure, Olga 8, 30, 39 Allen, Scott 8 Alvim, Leonor 8 Anderson, Carrie 8 Arel, Kenneth 8 Avery, Gregory 8 Ayres, Chris 8, 45, 116, 117, 129,133,151,164,165,166 Baker, Deborah 9 Ball, Marissa 9, 23, 56 Banning, Craig 9 Bao, Lan 9 290 Senior Index ... Baumann, Brena 9, 38, 128, 166, 294 Becker, Stephen 9 Bell, Cathy 9, 38, 169, 267 Benis, Cindy 9, 23, 30, 131 Bennett, Patricia 9 Beveroth, Anne 116, 117, 132, 164, 165 Beyer, Vemon 9 Bielefeld, Lynn 9 Blankenship, Kim 9, 38, 39, 167, 295 Bolmanski, William 9 Bono, Toni 9, 110 Bowdren, Bonnie 10 Boyle, Lee 10 Braquet, Ed 10 Brewer, Kathleen 10 Brezik, Stephen 10, 182 Brockman, Terri 10, 38, 31, 39, 130, 142, 166, 295 Brown, Larry 10 Budd, Steve 7, 10, 107 Burley, Benita 10 Burrows, Javonnie 10 Burt, Christina 10, 57, 108, 131 Bush, Beverly 10, 186 Bush, Tracey 10 Bywater, Andrew 10, 51 Cantu, Regina 11 Carleton, Brett 11 Chang, Helen 11, 140, 163 Chang, Suwe 11 Chema, Kevin 11 Cheong, Hoi 12 Chow, Mike 12, 20, 155 Clark, Dawn 12 Clark, Sandra 12, 30, 31, 130, 131 Daaboul, Ingrid 12, 106 Darji, Shreyas 12 Daws, Paula 13, 131 DellaPenna, Nick 13, 50, 57 Deluke, Allan 13, 31, 38, 168 Dixon, Tanya 13 Dunaway, Derek 13, 31, 44, 62, 64, 106, 107 Dunn, Tamiko 13, 31, 44, 78, Giesbrecht, Wilbert 14 sr, 82, 83, 162 Gilbert, Lori 14 DuP1ain, Chris 13, 169, 295 Gonyea, Belinda 14 Esquivel, Pauline 13 Femandez, Alberto 31 Gamer, Tracey 14 Gibson, Robert 14 Gough, Elizabeth 14 Gray, Karen 14 Gremminger, Karen 7, 14 Hanks, Robert 14 Hanst, Kristen 14, 158 Haro, Julius 15 Harrover, Linda 15, 30, 43 108 Hartman, Connie 15 Hawkinberry, Rhonda 15 at M , ' . V ., V X'-er 5 riff Hawkins, Kamela 15 Hecke, Shawn 15 Helms, Julie 15, 83 Hemandez, Catalina 15, 86 Higginbotham, Michelle 15 Hill, Diane 15 Hinson, Kevin 15 Hirsch, Kristy 15 Hoang, Kelly 16 Hoffman, Rene 16 Hoffpauir, Diane 16, 186 Howell, Lisa 16 Hsiao, Helen 16 Huber, Karen 16 Jasek, Carrie 17 Johnson, Marion 17 Johnson, Michael 17, 32, 130 Kalucz, Michael 17 Kelly, Greg 17 Kleefman, John 17 Kreisner, Lujean 17, 116, 117, 132, 151, 164, 165 Krembs, Rebecca 17 Kuffel, Peter 17, 38, 41, 169 Lan, Jenny 18 Larose, Gaye 18 Larson, Kent 18 Lawrence, David 18 Ledezma, Emma 18, Leone, Jeff 18 Long, Kimberly 18 Longoria, Gloria 18 Lorino, Robin 18 Lovetro, Troy 18, 39, 105 Mahoney, Bridget 18, 157 Manfre, Julie 18, 57 Martinez, Carolina 19 Martinez, Oscar 19 Martz, Jane 19 Massie, John 19 Mata, Christy 19, 30, 31, 38, 105, 130, 167, 295 Mathiason, Tony 19, 88 ' athur, Anjali 7, 19, 179 aturan, Johan 19 cGhee, Traci 20 eadoe, Glen 20 eier, Bryan 20 eyer, Stephen 148 ilam, James 20 iller, Scott 20 ills, Donald 20 innick, Jane 20 ock, Katherine 20 orille, Pam 21, 144 orse, Micheline 21 ulford, Maree 21 Ngo, Ailan 21 Nguyen, Bong 21 Nguyen, Dzung 21 'Brien, Shonda 21, 30, 31, 130, 131 lliver, Angel 22 'Neal, Misti 22 O'Shaughnessy, Deborah 22 Oursler, Marcie 22 Pandya, Himanshu 22 Patranella, Lisa 22, 186 Peat, Gary 22 Perry, Julia 22, 32, 46 Petersen, Fred 22, 119, 171 Pina, Elvira 22 Pina, Miranda 22 Placette, James 22 Poltorak, Eva 23 Poole, Shanna 23, 171 Provenzano, Lynette 23 Puckett, Gwen 23 Randall, Alicia 23 Reed, Laura 23 Reed, Luke 23, 106, 107 Ribble, Michael 24 Ritchel, John 24 Robinson, Cheryl 7 Rocha, Tony 24, 72, 81 Roger, Debbie 24 Rojas, Amaya 24 Romero, Jeanette 24 Roten, Randolph 24 Salazar, Jennie 25, 141, 144, 145, 159 Santana, Sylvia 25 Saoud, Sana 25, 208 Sauer, Star 25 Schindler, Mark 25, 33 Schmidt, Enrique 25 Scott, Andrew 25 Scales, Felicia 25 Shah, Atul 25, 119, 128, 141, 143, 159 Simon, Mairim 25, 148, 186, 187 Skinner, Kristi 11, 25, 31, 45, 76, 78, 108, 130 Smith, Carrie 25, 105, 179, 171 Sorley, Karla 25, 110, 119 Sperling, Howard 25 Stamm, Eric 26, 47, 155 Steele, Melissa 26, 31, 32, 82, 83, 105, 142 Stinneford, Charles 26, 119, 143, 164, 165 Stokes, Catherine 26 Taylor, Justus 26, 122, 138 Taylor, Susan 26 Templin, Dale 26 Thomas, Kari 26 Torres, Angel 26 Townsend, Darryl 26 Tranum, Linda 26 Trascher, Kirk 26 Tmong, Binh 26 Tucker, Chris 27, 44, 51, 52, 100, 102 Tucker, James 27 Valadez, Pete 27 Walker, David 27, 39 Walker, Robert 27 Ward, Connie 28 Watt, Lorraine 28, 179 Watts, Darrin 28 Watts, David 28 AJ . Weaver, Sylvia 28 Webb, Dexter 28, 42, 51, 52, 72, 73 White, Barbara 28 Williams, Frances 28 Wilson, Nikita 29 Wilson, Wendy 28 Winslow, Holly 29, 105 Winston, Jeremy 29 Wise, Alisa 29 Woodall, Nolan 29 Ziyi ' Woodring, Rene 29 Woods, Carol 29 Yee, Anna 29 Young, Jelisa 29, 186 Young, Tracy 29 Yust, Karl 29 Ziegler, Alex 29 3, it 4 S, I wid .-'00 wifi! 'Z L 'l Senior Index 291 Picilnfes ovm High School Memorabilia At the beginning of this yearbook, you, the student, were told that the student body is really Elsik and this building we attend classes in is merely the shell that houses us nine months a year, five days a week, seven hours a day. Throughout this book we have shown who really is Elsik. Through pictures and copy, as many events were covered as we, the stafi could get to. The people pictured are all your peers and classmates. Many you will recognize and many you won't, but together we are Elsik. Ramblings '83 is nothing but high school memorabilia, it was designed for that purpose only. Years from now this yearbook will help you recall the year's events and happenings through . . . MOVING PICTURES. by Brena Baumann 1 f Hr A X vs W' . , ' ' f ' m , - Nm' r , ,k v A :wr pw -5:2 ssl 2 rrl of lccci rrlr, ygyrs rfrrr 'if frrvss rrrly l llrcg rior oofr elel gs, ,,,,: VV-,K,,Vr rlyy ,J ,,, rig Q ij, irr gil , :gi Ligi ,,rr-5L ' t' . ,,,,,,. ,,cc 'rfa-- l,l g'1l,1,-? 2 K, arri, ,',g l i,l,, yi oiiii QQ lli lsliv 'V ,ll ' t r g a iiii . t 'lv x i Eai 2 rrr l, : ,r,,,. at T iic g ,,,,,i H , i it o rgl ' r , ' at 1 r y 45 W ' -2 5 'fy-fr 1 'rtr ffft f 2 rrrlr . 1 Q Q K V- ' v 2 1 ' .V V 5 rrca f wi f " ' W , , 'u'f'f,gf Z V- wr'-"' k + , if 4 XJ V yr' VM' "' Z .A '.,, .v U f..:w A f , f - . Y A .. it 3 V. La, V . is gw f f ,,,, 3 w ' 4 ' " rr M 'L ff , af ' if H, X ff f Sf M , ,,, I ig m y Vl v ,T V i y 292 Closing ff! Zigi. . pf: , . ,S f Pb Q 5 Closing 293 ditor's Note Well, this year is over and I must admit Pm sorry to see it end. It seems like I've had too much fun to have been a student at the same time. Working on this yearbook has been part of that fun. It is the best thing I'll have to remind me of my Senior year. Sure the friends, class ring, tassel and cords, and diploma will bring back memories, but none can illustrate this year like Ramblings '83, It is a treasurer that I'll always cherish and I hope you will too. A great deal of work went into this book by many people. This staff was great and so was their work. We had some real swingers who kept things lively throughout the year. The most prominent one in my mind is Ruthie. I've come to the conclusion that this Commando Queen will spend the rest of her life in hot rollers. Lil' Deb provided hypothesis with great scientific value: junk food can sustain life and Cameros can still run though filled to capacity with Coke and Tab cans. Colleen and I are M8LM buddies. We had great lunches outside Minimax of yogurt, grape soda, barbecued fritos, and, ofcourse, M8LM's. That Bunny made great caramal brownies too. Dear Allan was the best dressed of us all. CGQ all the way D Its good to know that he got his window fixed so he wouldn't always have that wind blown look. John was good for a joke or two though most weren't any too proper. Laurie cheered us through the year to a big finish at the Schindler Ranch along with Mark and Nick. All three of them deserve a big cheer for their fantastic all-day party. Christy deserves praise for not only getting us shoestrings, but also Liquid Paper from Buffalo Pharmacy. Terri, well she tried but Ruthie influenced her too much ! Gust kiddingj. This Clubs section editor worked hard on chasing down pictures and writing copy. Dingy Marie proved to be a valuable asset when she and Debbie finished the Fads and Fashion layout on the day of deadline. Those wonderful staffers who got the two most boring jobs are Misty, Bethy, and Ericka who did Classes and Index. They deserve many thanks. Kim and Jennifer became our ad solicitors to Alief businesses. J eff along with Marie, tackled the Vocations, which for the first time were put in a section of their own. Kim had the honor of putting the administration in their place, fin the faculty section ofcourse D. The two that spent most of their time running around the school in search of pictures and information for Clubs were Rhonda and Angie. My two favorite Brillo heads were Joel and Troy. For taking such bad pictures they sure spent a lot of time in the darkroom "printing,' their best shots. Last and also least come the photographers. These poor people have had their brains rotted by Dektol and Orbit bath. You can tell by the way they dress: everything from garish plaid pants and red silk Ralph Lauren ties with brown ducks to parachute pants and button downs buttoned all the way up! Oh well, I must say they did excellet work this year 294 Closing although Ilm not humblely in their debt nor did I add th- Editor's note to their page. Cathy, head photographer, was great about running he MG to all the football games though she preferre portraits. Lee Ann had a very candid approach to refusin photo work orders. She would simply tell any staffer th she didn't feel like it! Now Peter, he was real good abou taking pictures at a moment's notice. He also gave the be parties as all of Alief knows land probably everyone els since they all camel. Chris did such good work and so muc of it that he received the J oumalism Award. Glenn joine us half way through the year and was by far the preppie photographer we have ever had. He had an MG lik Cathy's except his was an orange Midget. These people di a lot of their work outside school and we appreciate the giving up their free time to take, process, and pri pictures. The entire staff deserves recognition for a job well don This yearbook was a big project and although we enj oye it, I'm sure we are all glad its finally finished. Three teachers in particular I would like to thank fo helping me through this year. First of all, and a ne addition to the Elsik faculty, Mr. Fairman. Though he c us all a lot of slack, we still learned the details of o govemment and economy. He was never too busy to te us about college and the "real world,'. Next is Mrs. Malon who postponed essay tests and didnlt count tardies C attendance for that matterj. She taught AP History an sponsored NHS along with Mrs. Wrotenbury. And finall Mrs. Osmon. She was the Ramblings and Rampag sponsor. Without her, we would never have gotten all th' finished by deadline. I really enjoyed working with Mr Osmon and I can forge her signature perfectly. Than Elsik, for a great four years. bww? Brena. EDITOR V L Ramblings Staff PARKING ANY NMS Duz Dallas, Laurie Lee, Colleen Bunny, GSL Marie. STUDENT LIFE . 5 Rhonda, Starbuck, Angie, Kim. CLUBS ui Ericka, Bethy, Misty. CLASSES fe? s ww The Urb, Yankee, Smithy, Ariel. SPORTS ,.,.-W4 Jennifer, Kim. ADS ,,., ,Ht gwwg , M Q, A Y WF , -an , , We gg iff 1 , f it 4, if f 1 Xa V , use gy'fef at k: Larry, Jennifer, Ruthanne, Jennifer, Terri, Kim, Gina, Marie, Yui, Kimg Front: Cay Osmon ADVISOR- n, Allan, Colleen, Joel, Debbie, Troy, Ruthie, Jennifer, Bethy, Ericka, Laurie, Christy, onda, Chris, Laying: Brenag Standing: Cay Osmon. R L Q 'l Closing 295 296 Closing Colophon Theme - Moving Pictures Cover - Silkscreen of Lexotone Silver and Darl Blue Embossed Size- 9x12 Type - Times Roman ' Body 12 point and captions and index E point Paper - 80 pound Gloss Enamel Binding - Smyth-Sewn Copies - 850 Publisher - Henington Publishing Company Representatives - Ray Branch and Lois Niemann All classportraits, color Homecoming, and color Prom .pictures by Clayton Teat of Scholastic Portraits. 9 fi f ,, so , ,Z IQ' 5 "f :Q E an -x-fy 5 Qidmfi


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