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

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INSIDE Getting Started 2 Good Times 6 Personalities 32 Learning 94 Participation 128 Rambler Mini Mag 145 Competition 188 Support 252 Index 280 Alief Elsik High School 12601 High Star P.O. Box 68 Alief, Texas 77411 Ramblings Volume 9 Once I became a senior, I realized that I'm growing up and that il's time to face the realities of the world. High school is my first step, college will be my next, commented Senior Kevin Cristadora. Photo by Kandy Law Getting Started I he wet weather couldn't keep the fans away from the stadium as Elsik and tastings hit it off again. Photo by Kandy LawPrincipal Bobby Porter gives Olympic trial runner Jolanda Jones support at the Bear Creek Cross Country Meet. Jolanda also excells in basketball. Photo by M. Toulmin Seniors Kenny McDaniel, Troy Bearden and Freshman Keith Moon stretch-out before getting started on their cross country workout. Photo by T. Smith Downtown Houston is notorious for its ever-changing, star-searching skyline. Photo by R. Law 2 Getting StartedI'hc wet weather at the Hastings game didn't dampen the spirit of Revelliers leminna Beltran and Lisa Howe. Photo by R. Law Only the Beginning . . . We are the future. At least we a family, or pav our bills without think we are. After spending the majority of our young lives in classrooms, stadiums, shopping malls, on the phone, and at part-time jobs, we will all eventually graduate to the challenges and responsibilities of the real world. High school remains one of many stepping stones on the road to success in an ever changing world. Everything we learn in school, whether we realize it or not, will help us achieve in some way. Whether it's geometric proofs, sentence diagramming, or the massive crowds and lines in the cafeteria, we experience t he i mporta nee of an education, as we learn tosolve different kinds of problems and get along with people for seven hours a day. We cannot take charge in the future if we do not take care of business in the present. How can we expect to run for a political office, be a lawyer, teacher, raise learning the basic tools of living while building our confidence and integrity. Our generation will be part of the backbone of society in years to come. If we expect to leave our mark in history, then the rough edges need polishing before we can effectively meet challenges of tomorrow. When that joyous day in May rolls around and we step across that platform, we'll be on our way to a new life. We'll be expected to make decisions on our own, keep a budget, wash our own clothes, cook our own meals, and elect our own government. We can either forget what we've learned in the past twelve years, or we can use it to grow and make the best of our lives. Whether we believe it or not, we will be the decision makers of tomorrow. By Misty Bogle, Editor-in-Chief Sophomore Elian Chang and Junior Linda Pavlicck give it their all in their [last dance of the season. Photo by S. Lackey Senior Jim Woodfin and his bottle of Fantastic aim to clean up the ever busy art room. Photo by T. Smith Jennifer Zcpata displays the spirit stick which the Juniors won more than once. Photo by M. Hahn Getting Started 3Preparing For Tomorrow Good Times: High school, known for its good times and great memories, also contained some bad times. Besides school itself, the world around us experienced frightening acts of nature and mankind. We weath- ered through Hurricane Alicia, a winter cold spell that hit a pipe-breaking temperature of 10 on Christmas Day, and the great flood of Alief. We made it through bombingsin Lebannon, Grenada invasions, and the Russian gunning down of a Korean airplane. But still, those weekend adventuresand parties we attended will be just as unforgettable. Personal Hies: These last four years before going to college, or simply stepping out to conquer the world, are moments for building individuality. Except for some unique people, peer pressure seems to make us blend into one personality. Of course, age has a lot to do with it. Freshmen thrive on being just like everyone else, but by the time we are seniors, the world has had a glimpse of our true selves. Competition: Our football team struggled through a tough season after losing a large number of players last year. Vet, All American Senior Sammy O'Brient seems destined for a bright athletic future. Startling was the news of Coach Bryant's resignation as Coach Sciba stepped in as the new coordinating coach. Senior Jolanda Jones and Junior Wendi Pena led the girls' cross country team to a 7th place finish. Participation: Ba nd, choi r, a nd drama remained the strong holds of clubs and or- ganizations. Grease, the movie and Broadway play, marked the first major musical production of the drama and chorale departments. The journalism department cleaned house with a new adviser and brought home three state individual awards for photos and ads. HOSA sent many students to state. Learning: High school becomes a chance for us to learn to live with the way people are and to get along with them. Through teachers, counselors, and administrators we learn the importance of an education and importance of friends. We're taught to look ahead and prepare for tomorrow. The mistakes we make today are simply added strengths for the future. Support: Without the necessary support of local merchants, the Ramblings '84 would not exist. Support also refers to families, teachers, and peers that stood behind us when difficult situations and prob- lems appeared as an uphill battle. As we graduate and take our knowledge and memories out the front door, seniors will no longer be at the top. Circumstances won't be as simple and as easy to solve as they were. We will be a part of a more complicated world, getting started all over again. By Misty Bogle, Kditor-in-Chief Before the Homecoming game against Spring Woods, seniors join together anc show their spirit by wrapping the school. Photo by Randy l.av Manesh Patel, John Duong, Jeminna Beltran, George Baker, Michelle Williams and Mitt Morgan display a model of a starch molecule during Mrs. Cann's 4th period Accelerated Biology class. Photo by Barbara Cann Freshman Marcus Counts helps the Ramrods sell their balloons at the Hastings game. Photo by Randy Laworth Mouse Assistant Principals Mr. Engel and Mrs. Hoover watch for students i the halls during classes. Photo by Kandy Law- Seniors Robert Raney. Paul Moon, Todd Herring and Rusty Grafton watch as the band plays their Beach Boys medley and as other team members dance in the parking lot at Elsik's first outdoor pep rally. . . „ . , ° 3 Photo by Randy Law knior John Patin stretches out before he Hastings game; the last game he layed in an Elsik uniform. Photo by Stacey Lackey Senior Kevin Cristadora, Rocky Ram, shows which class he thinks is number one by wearing Superior Senior crowns. Photo by Stacey Lackey Getting Started 5 Bag the Bears is the Varsity Football team's motto as they destroy the run-through before the Hastings game. Photo by Randy Law The Girl's Cross Country team displays their spirit with decorations on their bus before the Arlington Invitational Meet. Photo by Liz Parke GOOD TIMES 6 Good Timesn Band members Sophomore Brel ard and Seniors Alex Gutierrez and ami Gomez do their part to support band at their annual chili supper. Photo by Cary Matthews Kevellier Juniors Diane Shrout and Shelly Thibodeaux did their part in cheeringon the Karnsat the outdoor pep rally on October 14. Photo by Kandy Law •ecorating cars was a weekly Ram fan abit. This one, the Fishmobile , elongs to Senior Jeff Rengert. Photo by Jeff Rengert Junior Leslie Lawless takes a break from her classes at lunch in the North House Cafeteria. Photo by Stacey Lackey Good Times 7Everyone Shines On Homecoming We're gonna beat Spring Woods big time, said Senior Mary Martin. After davs of planning and spirit building, the big night finally arrived. September 30 brought hun- dreds of spectators and many alumni through the gates of A lief Stadium. As the nominees for Homecoming Queen, Seniors Linda Cur ., Michele Espinosa, Sandy Lawrence, Lisa Locke and Jennifer West, were escorted onto the field, the spirit of the evening came alive. The elected underclass court included Junior Leslie Lawless, Soph- omore Michelle Williams, and Freshman Melissa Her .og. The crowd waited on the edge of their seats for the announcement of Homecoming Queen. The stadium speakers crackled as Jennifer West won the title of Queen. The ex- Junior Dutchess Kim Adams is also a varsity cheerleader. Photo by R. Law pression on her face revealed tears and sheer delight, and her excitement was shared with all that knew her. Before halftime, Jennifer, co-captain of the Revelliers exclaimed, I'm nervous. I'm even more nervous for the Revelliers . . . this routine is either gonna make it or break it, and I think they're gonna make it. Through all this hoopla of mums, getting dressed up and going out to dinner, the true meaning of Homecoming was still represented. Graduate Kim Kao said, Even though we're Aggies now, we'll always be Rams at heart. Graduate David Walkersummed it up saying, 1 came back to Homecoming because I missed it. I just missed the people. By Misty Bogle, Editor-in-Chief Sophomore Dutchess Michelle Williams. Photo by S. Lackey A dream came true. As the '82 Queen Laurie Boydslun crowns the '83 Homecomir Queen Jennifer West, she realizes that her efforts in high school have final payed off. Photo by C. Te Homecoming Queen Nominees Linda Cruz, Michelle Espinosa, Queen Jennif West, Lisa Locke, and Sandy Lawrence share their excitement. Photo by C. Tc; Freshman Dutchess Melissa Herzog. Photo by T. Smith 8 Good Times Homecomingrum majors Junior Jay Grahtham and Senior Paula Blacksher lead the band off »c field affer a spectacular performance. Photo by Stacey Lackey Senior Lynne McClaren fulfills her duties as a faithful cheerleader manager.Sitting patiently, Lynne waits for the game to end so she Can begin her date for the evening. Photo by Troy Smith The Homecoming tradition is kept alive with the return of '83 graduates Chris Tucker, Nick Della Pena, Mark Shciendlcr, and David Walker. Photo by Kandy Law r i Junior Meg Terry takes advantage of her privileges as a revellier manager and takes the leftover balloons from the half-time performance. Photo by Kandy Law landing firmly with her roses and own, Jennifer West shares her pride ith the crowd Photo by Kandy Law Homecoming Good Times 9Homecoming Spirit Proves Spectacular I'm gonna have a great time tonight! exclaimed Senior Keith Patterson. That seemed to represent the general feeling of students all day long on Friday, September 30. Although the varsity team had failed to win a game until Homecoming, a special feeling of success filled the air that day. As Senior Angie Garvin described, I think the spirit level has died down a bit lately, but after the pep rally it was as great as ever! Even as one arrived at school that morning, it was evident that something different was happening. The many rolls of toilet paper draped over the school and the tiger hanging from the North House flagpole symbolized a great amount of spirit for the team on that day. After Coach Ward announced team captains Sammy O'Brient, Joel Marino, and Ronnie Mindrup and each made his speech, Ronnie courageously bit the head off of a live lizard. Why did he do it? To show that he was fired-up for the game. What was the crowd's reaction? They loved it! All of the effort finally paid off when Elsik won their first game of the season and defeated Spring Woods 7-0. By Rae Rabe, Assistant Editor Senior Mall Accord stands by and mentally urges his team to make the field goal. Photo by T. Smith Junior George Craig takes a liquid breather from his position on the first ranked defense. Photo by T. Smith Defensive end Shawn Forristall prepares for the next play against Spring Woods. Photo by R. Law Junior Rusty Skinner and Seniors Gary Barnes, Trevor Dodd and Ronnie Mindrup check out the cheerleaders' skit with Senior All American Sammy O'Brient. Photo by S. Lackey 10 Good Timos HomecomingCoach Howe discusses strategy with David Dufor, Todd Herring, Rusty Grafton, Curtis Larry and Chris Broussard during one of the defense's few breaks. Photo by C. Teat The crowd waits in anticipation along with Seniors Sammy O'Bricnt and Joel Marino before Senior Ronnie Mindrup bites the head off of a live lizard at the pep rally. Photo by S. Lackey hile the offense is on the field. Defensive Coach Sciba takes the chance to discuss ategy with the defense. Photo by S. Lackey Warming up before the game. Junior Quarterback Rusty Skinner tries to perfect his pass. Photo by R. Law llomecoming Good Times 11GREASE is The Word As the crowd packed into the Little Theater on October 22nd and 23rd, a special moment occurred backstage. The cast held handsasMiss Boonesaid 'I want to pass the magic now, and magic it was for the drama and chorale departments. Their first major musical production. Grease, became a huge success. Maybe the new drama teacher Carolyn Boone had something to do with it, or maybe the great amount of student support contributed to the show's pizazz. Perhaps the group that gathered every afternoon for hours of grueling practice constituted the main element of this exhibition of talent. Definitely a combina- tion of the three made the play a success. Senior Lisa Boulware and Junior Will Clark, portraying Sandy Dombrowski and Danny Zuko respectively, led the Grease cast and crew. Lisa has been involved in the theater since eighth grade playing Annie in her first role. I auditioned for every play in school and I wanted this part. I knew Sandy would be a challenge because she changes so drastically in the end, explained Lisa Boulware. A lot of people doubted Sandy just like a lot of people doubted me - but 1 did it. I just tried out for a part. I wanted to be in the play, described Will Clark. After learning that he had won the part of Danny Zuko, Will said, After the initial shock and excitement wore off, I started thin king about the character and how I could develop him. When the curtain had closed and the theater had emptied, Lisa Boulware had one final thought, I was higher keyed than I'd ever been, and I wanted to do it again and again and again. By Misty Bogle, Editor The weeks of practice finally paid off as Senior Terri Thornton, Rizo, touches the audience with her forceful singing. , . ° Photo by R. Law Seniors Amy Pierce, Chris Lundquist, and Jeff Montgomery get down to jammin song We Go Together. Photo by R. L Like the rest of the cast and crew. Seniors Amy Pierce and Chris Lundqui developed close bonds through weeks of long practice and performii pressures. Photo by R. La Freshman Michelle Wade and Junior Tangie Foxworth flash a smile for t crew backstage before the curtain opens. Photo by R. LaFreshmen Karen Speanburg and Jen- nifer Swann stand by with a Hastings student asTerri Thornton receives roses on the closing night. Photo by R. Law isie Gaitan takes a break with her alkman from the pressures of stage anaging. Photo by R. Law Summer Lovin' never sounded better than when sung by Junior Will Clark. Photo by R. Law After their dreamy reunion, Danny and Sandy take center stage during All Photo by R. Law Choked Up. ■ audience and Danny Zuko, Junior Will Clark, loved the finale as Sandy Dombrowski, Senior Lisa Boulware, made her jor personality transformation. Photo bv K. Law 67o.?se Good Times 13The Places We Like To Go Walking through the halls on a Friday afternoon you're almost sure to hear the question, What are you doing tonight? You'll also hearsuch answers asChili's, Mr. Gatti's, Westheimer, a concert or Windchimes. The occasion for being at a particular hangout varied. The most popular reasons were partying after a football game, being out on a date or just something to do on a Friday night. Junior Chris Broussard explained, I just like to go out and see my friends somewhere else than at school. Another popular hangout was one of Alief's many well-known parties. A party could be found by asking someone or just driving around and finding a house with a lot of cars outside it. Concerts also proved a frequent hangout. Houston drew groups such as The Police, Lionel Richie, Yes, Duran Duran, Heart, Stray Cats, Alabama and Genesis. 1 like concerts because you get to see what you hear on the radio, said Junior Missy Brown. Then, the sand, the waves, the sun . . . our old friend, the beach. Senior Rita Talastas said, The beach is so much fun because you can just load up your car with friends and go. Favorite beaches included Galveston, Surfside and Corpus Christi. By Rae Rabe, Assist. Editor Senior Patti Manry hangs out at school for cross country and soccer practice. Photo by T. Smith Windchimes Cinema, located at Westheimer and Dairy Ashford, is the n common place to go for a movie. Terms of Endearment, Reckless, SHkwood, The Ifig Chill played to large student audiences. Photo by R. 1 14 Good Times Hangoutshili's on Wcstheimeror Highway 6 is Located at Post Oak and Westhcimcr, the Galleria, one of Houston's largest contemporary shopping and hotel centers, is ked for its soft tacos and hamburgers, the place for spending money, ice-skating, movies, and socializing. Photo by R. Law Photo by R. Law- Guitarist and lead vocalist for The Police, Sting plays another one of his famous guitar solos. Photo by R. Law Mr. Gatti's, on Bollaire, is the place to go for munching-out after a football game. Photo by R. Law Hangouts Cood Times 15Senior Powder Puff Cheerleaders Kevin Crisladora, Kenny McDaniel, and Ronnie Mindrup exhibit a successful stunt and realize that their week of practice paid-off. Photo by T. Smith Junior Cheerleaders Peter White, Steve Burt and Jorge Gonzales hype-out and sr another picture. Photo by S. Lack Seniors Win Seniors check-out the end zone as Jo Jones crosses the line for a touchdown. Photo by T. Smith Powder Puff Not So Typical I've got ulcers!” No this isn't an antiacid commercial. It's senior powder puff Coach Wayne Watson describing the pressures of powder puff coaching. The game, which the seniors won, brought several changes. Attracting the most attention, the change in policy about not having nicknames on players, cheerleaders, or Blue Bomber shirts upset many students. I think it worked out better this way,” commented Junior Spon- sor Mrs. Heintschel. Junior Shelly Hopkins said, I understand why they changed the rule but, couldn't they find a different way? I think most of the participants would have been willing to change their names if asked to do so.” Also, Hlsik elected their first powder puff king. The winning king, Robert Raney said, I'm glad that people at this school would pay for votes to elect me.” Senior Sponsor Mrs. Harris explained, The purpose of having a king was to generate interest in the game and to help the Senior Class raise more money.” The game's outstanding player. Senior Jolanda Jones, made a 76 yard touchdown run on a kickoff return, the longest in powder puff history. Although the final score ended up 48-24, the junior team took the defeat well. Junior Coach Rusty Skinner summed up the team's feelings, I feel sorry for the juniors next year.” By Rae Rabe, Asst. Fid. 16 Good Times Powder PuffMrs. Raney, Robert's escort for the evening, lakes pride in that her son was the first powder puff king. Photo by S. Lackey Before the halftime performance, the Blue Bombers pose for a revealing snap shot. Photo by T. Smith enior cheerleader and GSL member im Woodfin lets his true sports- manship shine through. Photo by S. Lackey Powder Puff Good Times 17Rcvcllicr moms Mrs. Schacherl, Mrs. Abello and Sponsor Mrs. Martin help make the dance a success. Photo by R. Law Junior Chris Everett and Revellier Officer Tracy Rutherford enjoy them- selves and dance the night away at the Winter Wonderland Dance. Photo by R. Law Junior Mitzi McDowell and Senior Colleen Bridges, both Revellier officers, kick back and relax with the music. Photo by R. Law 18 Good Times Winter Wonderlandliors Theresa Wagoner and Jeff Doria enjoy the energetic music at the Winter inderland Dance. Photo by R. Law Sophomore Christine Newman and Sophomore Tony Mesa boogie to the beat. Photo by R. Law Dancing In a Texas Style Winter Wonderland Night I think it's great if you know how to do it, said Sophomore Kirk Calhert on the subject of dancing. The Winter Wonder- land Dance proved to be a huge success in comparison to dances of the past. This was the most successful dance money-wise we've ever had, said Revellier Sponsor Mrs. Martin. The photographer was good, there were lots of people and the music was energetic. Though 15 days shy of Christmas, the holiday spirit prevailed. Red and green lights strung through the trees, tinsel and streamers hung everywhere to bring Christmas to Elsik's South Cafeteria on December 10th. Although the other decorations were predominant. the most looked for decoration was of course, the mistletoe. The highlight of the evening transpired with the an- nouncement of the Christmas Court. Seniors Penny Ve .os and Trevor Dodd received the honor of being selected King and Queen. The Junior Court con- sisted of Nora Wilkerson and Tim Moore, while Sophomores Jemmina Beltran and Dale Smith took the honors for their class. Assistant Principal Mrs. Tooke said, I don't like the music at all but it's nice to see all the kids dress up. The Revelliers did a great job! e drill team training group was a big help in setting up decorations for the dance, ria Landrau puts the finishing touches on the tree in the South House cafeteria. Photo by M. Spillcr Winter Wonderland Good Times 19Rock Hits Houston By Misty Bogle Andy Sumner, belter known as Sting, earned his nickname by wearing a black ant] yellow striped jacket which gave him the look of a bumblebee. Sting is the lead vocalist and bass player for the Police, along with writing the majority of the music His acting talent has acquired him film parts in Quadrophcnia, Brimstone, and Treacle. Photo by R. La I Bryan Setzer, lead guitarist and vocalist for the Stray Cats, performs Won't Stand In Your Way, during a quieter moment at their Astro Arena concert on December 13. Photo by R. Law The Stray Cats, originally from Long Island, N.Y., moved their music tc England because of a lack of popularity in America. After topping the British charts, they returned to the states anc became well known by 83-84. Slim Jim Phantom is an excellent drummer. Photo by R. Law 20 Good Times Concerts)hn Taylor, Somon LeBon, and Andy Taylor, otherwise known as Durjn Durjn, lasted the Summit on February 13. Originally from England, the band has roduced three albums in the last two years: Durjn Durjn, Rio, and their latest, even jnd the Rjggcd Tiger Photo by R. Law .ndy Summers, lead guitarist for The 'olice, is not only an accomplished musician but also has published a book f photographs titled Throb. Photo by R. Law Rolling Stone Mjgjzine voted The Police the group of the year for 1983. Drummer Stewart Copland formed the band in '77, and they peaked in popularity in '83. Recently, The Police decided to pursue separate careers, yet they will still perforin together. Photo by R. Law Phil Collins, lead singer and drummer for Genesis, acknowledges a fan before his encore medley of Satisfaction, Twist and Shout, All Djyjnd All Night, and Pinbjll Wizjrd. The Houston Chronicle's concert reviewer, Marty Racine, felt that the computerized light show at theconcertservedonlyasa backdrop to Collins'unique personality. Photo by R. Law Concerts Good Times 21Senior Sandy Lawrence's car was parked in front of her house at 13015 Bassfc in Bcckford South when rain started on September 18. After the rain stopped, t car was filled with water above the seats. Photo by S. Lawrer Alicia, Floods, Winds, Extreme Cold Prevail Tornados, hurricanes, floods, wars, deaths; the list seems never ending. Vet, every problem or unfortunate incident that oc- curred inspired hope. A pessimistic attitude might have been adopted throughout the world, but everyone kept push- ing on for tomorrow - the future. In the Middle hast, Iran and Iraq continued to fight over the Persian Gulf. Fighting also continued in Lebanon between Israel and Palestine. On October 25 at 6 p.m.. President Reagan decided to invade Grenada in order to prevent a coup. Despite the fact that unemployment rates were still high, inflation decreased 3.8% in 1983. In local elections, Kathy W h i t m i re was re-e lected to se rve a second term as mayor and Houstonians approved a plan to construct a $175 million convention center in the down- town area. The presidential elections drew nearer and the three leading democratic candidates for ihe nomination were Reverend Jesse Jackson, former Vice President Walter Mondale and Colorado Senator Gary Hart. President Reagan was the unopposed Republican nominee. The issue of school prayer gained attention as a proposed amendment that would have allowed prayer in high schools but was defeated by the Senate. In a special session in the summer, the Texas legislature will decide on the controversial Perot committee recomenda- tions to lengthen the school days to eight hours, to make extracurricular activities and athletic classes after school and to limit the number of field trips that a group is allowed to take in one year. Teacher salary raises will also be considered. House bill 246 was passed to raise graduation requirements to 23 credits, to limit off campus and to create college and non-college bound tracking. A1 Hook replaced Robert Burch as AISD's new Superintendent of Schools. Also, construction adding onto the administration building was completed. Women took another step forward even though the ERA did not get a second chance. Vanessa Williams became the first black Miss America and Astronaut Sally Ride was the first woman to go into space. Several Elsik students participated in the Annual Lyon's Club Queen Contest. Those placing in the top ten included Senior Beth Gillam, Junior Diane Shrout, Junior Kim Adams, 4th runner up; Senior Betty Strong, 3rd runner up; Senior Dondra Dunaway, 2nd runner up; Senior Teresa Wagner, 1st runner up. EDB was linked to cancer in animal studies and put many bread and muffin mixes, which contained the substances, on a list warning consumers. Michael Jackson grew rich with record-breaking sales of Thriller and Pepsi TV spots, but donated Beat It to fight drug abuse. David the bubble boy died on February 22, at the age of 12 after living most of his life in isolation. Soviet General Secretary Yuri Andropov died on February 9 after being critically ill; Konstantin Cher- nenko replaced him. Severe weather pounded on Houston and the U.S. all year. Hurricane Alicia blew through Houston on August 18, 1983 with winds up to 94 mph. Sixteen deaths were attributed to the hurricane. Forty-two thousand people fled from their homesand 750,000 were without electricity. Heavy rains on September 18 and 19 flooded many areas that had never flooded before and also provided a day off from school which was made-upon April 23. In December, many new weather records were set. The average temperature was 45.7° F as compared to the normal average temperature of 54 F. Christmas day was also the coldest day of the month with a low of 11° F. Also, the lowest high temperature ever for one day was 27 F. on the 26th. The unexpected, e, tremely low temperature causj many pipes to break, wati damage, and high bills fro- H.L. P. The XIV Winter Olympi took place in Sarajevo, Yuge lavia, on February 7-19. G©! medal winners included: Ph Mahre, Men's Slalom; Debb Armstrong, Women's Gia Slalom; Scott Hamilton, Mer Figure Skating and; B Johnson, Men's Downhi Silver medal winners includi Steve Mahre, Men's Slaloi Christian Cooper, Womer Giant Slalom; Peter and Kit Carruthers, Pairs Figure Skatii and; Rosalyn Sumne: Women's Figure Skating. The U. of H. basketball tea lost a heartbreaker in the NCA Championship game Georgetown University (84-7 after winning their clo semi-final game against Virgin in overtime. Mike Sciba was appointed tl new head coach when Coai Wes Bryant resigned after fi’ years as Elsik's head coac Coach Sciba also reinitiated mandatory study hall progra for off-season football playe who had either a D or F in ar class. By Rae Rabe, Assistant Edit- 22 Good Timcs Currcnt Eventshe deep water of the flood sent many trashcans and trashbags afloat yet, two oungsters, Mark Rabe and Ryan Pratt at the corner of Sharpcrest and Kirkwood, re undistraught by the problems that the deep water brought. A1 Hook replaced Robert Burch as the superintendent and initiated the Student Advisory Council to improve student - administration communica- tion. Photo by R. Law The newest item in thecafeteria this fall was Rambucks. The coupons replaced the use of actual money. Because of the long lines they caused, the system was labeled a failure and, to many students' relief, discontinued. Photo by S. Lackey Hurricane Alicia devastated not only Houston but many other coastal cities as well. This section of 1-45, near Texas City, depicts only a small portionof the damage that was inflicted upon many costal cities such as Galveston. Current Events Good Times 23Seniors Angie Garvin, Gary Barnes, SteveTebbano, John Maklary,Stan Hyun,. John Urbanowicz bombard Mrs. Moore with questions in fourth period Advan Composition. Photo by R. I Coach Ward gets into another chemistry discussion before the lunch bell rings and he runs for the cafeteria l'ne- Photo by S. Lackey Elsik Ready For Changes . . . Perot Three Million Secondary School Children Are Victims of Crime Each Month, Van- dalism Mainly in Textbooks, Reagan Tries To Solve Problems Of Discipline In Schools; all newspaper headlines and all the negative aspects of education. Yet, students and administrators have also focused on the positive points c( people, rather than just academics and media criticism. Students' opinions mattered, and those with problems of coping with everyday classroom situations received help. A1 Hook, the new super- intendent of schools, initiated the Student Advisory Board Council. The first meeting on February 2 brought 12 students from Elsik and Hastings together to discuss the major concerns and problems of the high schools. At the top of the list, traffic, parking, and the security of vehicles. Because High Star and the parking lots were no longer able to accommodate school traffic, two solutions arose at the meeting: (1) limiting student drivers to juniors and seniors and (2) a security program furnished by the sale and issuance of parking stickers. Student smoking, dress codes, and final exemptions also took priority over alternate concerns. Patroling the bath- rooms, lengthening mini skirts and final exams as learning experiences were just a few answers. The original council met the first Thursday of each month and consisted of NHS President Tim Culbertson, Student Congress President Pat Regan, Senior Class President Michelle Espinosa, Rampage staffer Audra Sanchez, Ramblings Editor Misty Bogle, and Photographer Randy Law. The Hastings delegation con- sisted of Denise Wyant, Janice Reeves, David MacDonald, Sally Dejean, Karin Brown, and Art Aguirre. Another spotlighted program forstudents is the ISC. Although the ISC program was created in 1976, only since '82, when Mrs. Brown took over as principal were these beach houses viewed as positive opportunities for troubled students. Basically what we try to do here is help students make changes by learning alternate ways of coping with a situation. This is done through counseling and a leveled behavior management system, explained Principal Brown. Students are put into a tightly structured plan. The rules here are the same as in regular school, but are more strict and enforced more. ISC has been a successful program because a student is completely removed from the usual hustle and bustle of the everyday classroom and is placed in an isolated setting until he she can cope with regular school again. As Tony Hurtado from Soutnern Mountain High School stated, You shouldn't ship disruptive kids out... for the whole year. They should be back in the regular classes as soon . possible. The big controversy co: cerning changes and in provements in Texas publ schools was the creation of tl Select Committee on Publ Education chaired by Dali, businessman H. Ross Perc The committee recommendc lengthening the school d consisting of six hours « academics and extracurricul. periods for two hours after tl first six hours. Perot said tc much emphasis is placed c athletics. A 20% increase i teachers' salaries, new r quirements of 22 credits f« high school graduation, ar teacher competency tests we: also considered. Governor Mai White summoned a speci session of the legislature in tl summer to consider the educ tion package and long neede teacher pay raises. 24 Good Times Educationrs. Newton discusses the outline for research paper with Junior Audra mchez. Photo by R. Law Senior Blaine Kohl laughs at the frogs she's about to dissect in Biology. Photo by R. Law North Llousc Librarian Mr. Cote works on some programs with the new computer. Photo by S. Lackey Education Good Times 25Senior Mark Palumbo and Junior Missy Brown find themselves together while mingling around the tables Photo by R. Law Senior Paul Moon and David Dufour express their enthusiasm at the prom. Photo by R. Law Sophomore Chris Lundquist stands out in the crowd with his theatrical costume. Photo by R. Law Seniors Share Their Last Dance Together May 5 Prom wasa very special time. It will always be a part of my memories to look back on, commented Senior Dana Beebe. The Adams Mark Hotel, in the Grand Ball Room on May 5, catered to this glamorous event, to a group of approximately 640. Seeing and dancing with all of my friends was great, said Senior Darlene Reidenbach. The decorations for each table consisted of top-hats with helium balloons attached, name cards, garders, and programs. Various types of music such as country, new wave, disco, and rock were furnished by the D.J. from Fantasy Unlimited instead of the traditional band. Due to an under-sized dance floor everyone found difficulty in being able to move freely. This was the first year for hors d'oeuvres instead of a dinner at the table. The menu consisted of roast beef, turkey, mushrooms, chocolate mousse, cheese cake. and apple strudel. Having a buffet is better than having a sit down dinner. It is cheaper, offers a wider variety of dishes, and less food is wasted, stated Senior Kim Eitze. The 1984 Senior Class was fantastic during the prom. It seemed that everyone enjoyed the music, food, and fun! revealed Senior Class Sponsor Mrs. Harris. By Sandy Lawrence, Organization Editor 26 Good Timcs Prom Senior Jimmy Bujnoch takes a breathe between songs to visit with friends. Photo by G. Saconiors Ricky Farias, Eddie English and George Sacco patiently wait for their dates to return from the powder room. Photo by S. Lawrence Senior 3 C-L oice .oie CL, DL WLu CL,CoL. . . Columbia BL an J WLu (diaii Souq . . . oCools Me We nUeJt’ CL Wotto. . . Jo achieve all that ii pout hie, u e mu it attempt the impoiiihie; to h e ai much ai tvc can he, we muit dream of he vein a more. »nior Jessie Weisinger and date Kaydean Erwin step out into the lobby to get a reath of fresh air. Photo by G. Sacco Seniors Dan Holland and Pattie Manry finally find an open space to dance freely. Photo by R. Law- Senior Tim Wallace and Hastings Junior Wendy Law enjoy a coke while relaxing at table ten. Photo by G. Sacco Prom Good Times 27Before and After Festivities Make Prom Night Complete Prom wouldn't be complete without the festivities before and after, stated Senior Jimmy Bujnoch. Many weeks were spent preparing for the prom. Some girls started months before hunting for the right dress. Senior Vicky Wimpy exclaimed, Having to find a dress was a lot of trouble because this year there were not too many pretty ones and every store in Houston had the same thing. The guys didn't have quite as much trouble. They just had to wait to find out the color of their date's dress. According to Senior Ricky Farias, Picking up your tux before prom can be a real hassle, expecially when you don't get what you ordered. I found it very frustrating having to go back to Tux-N-Tails thirty minutes before I'm ready to leave, because they forgot the button for my shirt, com- mented Senior Eddie English. Many couples chose to go out to eat before prom even though hors d'oeuvres were available. Vargo's, Portobello's, The Carlyle, and Old San Francisco Steak House were among the few restaurants chosen. Before going out to eat several couples attended a Pre-Prom Party given by Seniors Stacy Saenz and Kay Martz. After prom some of us went to eat breakfast and then headed out for the beach, said Senior Rhonda Brookshire. Some peo- ple rented beachhouses, hotel rooms, condo's and some even slept in their cars or on the beach. After prom, at the beach I had a real nice time. It was fun seeing all the seniors get together for one last time and party down, commented Senior Barbara Benis. By Sandy Lawrence, Organizations Editor Senior Trevor Dodd and Sophomc Dale Smith pal around at the Pre-Prt Party. Photo by C. Sae Seniors Kevin Cristadoro, Troy Smith, and Jay Meyer pause for a second on the way to the refreshment table. Photo by R. La 28 Good Times PromSeniors Wayne Harrison and Penney Vezos squeeze their way through a crowd of people at the party. Photo by R. Law 1983 Graduates Tony Savely and Nick Della Penna and Seniors Shelley Kogersand Leslie Sims take time to discuss other prom arrangements. Photo by C. Saenz lior Gary Barnes enjoys his Sunday after prom walking along Freeport beach Photo by J. Stinneford Prom Good Times 29Salutatorian Carol Curren thanks all those who helped her make it through school. Photo by Mr. Evoritt Jewell Elsik announces the names of the five people winning the Jewell E. Els: award. Photo by Mr. Evori The graduating seniors impatiently wait for their parents, friends, and teachers to take their places in the stands before they file onto the field. Photo by Mr. Evoritt 30 Good Timcs GraduationHigh School Ends and a New Life Begins Graduation is the end of the t times of your life, and the ;inning of what could be even ter, stated Senior Bobby ith. Commencement exer- •s were held Friday evening on May 25th at the Alief detic Complex. Out of a class 502, approximately 467 ally reached their goal, aduation. I've always looked forward graduation. Now that it is aally here, it is sort of sad to good bye to all the good es I've had here at Elsik, ealed Senior Dan Holland, wo very outstanding dents, Charles Bratka and hard Husseini shared the e of valedictorian both •ing a 4.09 grade point rage. Carol Curren took the title of salutatorian with the grade point average of 4.07. A mixtureof emotions filled all the seniors' minds. Some were happy and glad to get out while others felt very sad about leaving the halls of I-lsik. It feels so good to know that thirteen years of school are finally over, said Senior Tina Chapman. I feel happy and relieved about graduating. I never thought it would happen, but its finally here and I'm glad, commented Senior Diana Franklin. I really can't believe I'm finally going to graduate! I have had so much fun in high school and I'm sort of glad its over, but I'm really going to miss all my friends and all the great times we had together, remarked Senior Kelley Luman. After all the years I've looked forward to graduating, now the time is here and I feel reluctant about it. The idea of leaving all my friends and having to start over again bothers me, ex- pressed Senior Ricky Farias. Graduation, god what a relief! After four years of begging, we've finally made it and why? Togo toschool for four to six more years . . . seems ironic, but oh well, that's life, stated Senior Todd Herring. Many plan to continue their education at college, while others plan to go straight into the business world. Texas A M, Southwest Texas, Stephen F. Austin, U of H., and The University of Texas were the most popular colleges chosen to attend next fall. Graduation for me has been a mixture of emotions. I'm excited about going away to UT but, I'm really going to miss everyone, exclaimed Senior Beth Gillam. Seniors Lynne McLaren, Kay Martzand Sandy Lawrence gave a bash to close up the end of the year. I have enjoyed it. It's been the very busiest year of my life. It's enabled me to get to know seniors on a one to one basis, exclaimed Senior Sponsor Mrs. Evoritt. By Sandy Lawrence and Kerri Nippert Seniors listen attentively to hear their names announced to receive their diplomas. Photo by Mr. Evoritt Gradualion Good Times 31Junior Deborah Collier pauses during her lunch to show off her face painting. The Art Club sponsored the face painting on October 31. Photo by M. Spiller Senior Blue Bombers Brian Sandel, Mark Palumbo, Joel Marino and Steve Tebbanoshow theirstuff at the Powder Puff Pep Rally on November 17. Photo by R. Law PERSONALITIES 32 PersonalitiesJunior Leah Hurt and Lee High school Junior Dorsey Parker get radical at the Revelliers' Winter Wonderland dance. Photo by Stacey Lackey. ore Joy Ricafrente, Kim Montgomery, Elvia Hunt, Betty Strong, Stephanie trie and Angie Gavin join together for a spirited additive to the Memorial pep r. Photo by Randy Law Junior George Craig exhibits his coaching ability for the Junior Warriors' defense. Photo by Stacey Lackey. Basketball players Senior Donna Boyne and Junior Kelley Hiatt support the football team at the Hastings pep ra,,y- Photo by Troy Smith hman Tim Smart remains rested in Miss Fontenote's health • Photo by Michelle Spiller. Personalities 33SENIORS Front: Senior Class Sponsors Gina Evoritt and Paula Harris. Back: Senior Class Officers: Secretary Linda Cruz, President Michelle Espinosa, Treasurer Donna Bo Photo by Lisa Lo Seniors Unite To Succeed What exactly is a senior? Stephanie Guthrie revealed, A student who is in their last year of high school and excited about going to college. Troy Beardon explained, A senior is someone who can boss around under- classmen. One can see how special a senior is through the many privileges and events that are given to them each year. The most important of these events is the long-awaited Senior Prom. The Seniors started the year off with $7,000 in the treasury. They did an incredible job of raising $6,000 in just one semester. This made their total earnings at the middle of the year, $13,000! Some of the ways the seniors earned money so quickly was selling programs at football games, sponsoring the Homecom- ing Dance, selling Powder Puff ticket and shirts, selling Christmas ornaments; and sell- ing those mouth-watering doughnuts and kolaches every morning. The senior's goal this year stands as $18,000; requiring hard work and effort from the officers and homeroom repre- sentatives. The energy and enthusiasm by the senior officers and homeroom representatives must have paid off. Our earnings speak for themselves! ex- claimed Senior Sponsor Gina Evoritt. Treasurer Donna Boyne summed it up as she claimed, I have really enjoyed leading the seniors this year and 1 know our prom will be the greatest ever! Homeroom Representatives Anne Mcliught and Bridget Pavlick collect money for the Powder Puff King in the North House cafeteria. Photo by S. Lackey Senior Class President Michelle Espinosa leads a meeting with homerot representatives thinking about new ways to earn money for prom. Photo by Lisa Loc 34 Personalities SeniorsAbayi, Marie Aboobaker, Shehzad A cord, Matthew Adams, Bruce Adkins, Bryan Akin, Michael Alford, Catherine Allen, Kevin Allen, Renee Anderson, Denise Anderson, Renee Anderson, Stacey Armstrong, Roy Azzam, George Bao, Ninh Barber, Cynthia Barnes, Gary Barr, Irene Bauer, Karen Bazan, Nora Beardon, Troy Beebe, Dana Beeson, Mary Ann Benis, Barbara Beyer, Evelyn Bins, Mary Black, Steve Blacksher, Paula Blades, Julia Board, Barbara Bogle, Misty Bois, Kellie Booth, Karen Borah, Barbi Boulware, Lisa Boyne, Donna Box, Darren Box, Dwayne Bozorg, Michael Bratka, Charles Scniors Personalities 35SENIORS Brewer, Mary Bridges, Colleen Brister, Lisa Brittain, jarina Brookshire, Rhonda Bruess, Mary Jo Bryant, Lori Bujnoch, James Burns, Brenda Bush, Cheryl Butler, Sheila Cade, Troy Cao, Bach-lluc Capps, Theresa Card, Charles Carlson, Liz Carter, Debra Carter, Tammie Ceasar, Matt Celis, Marc The Pressure Maintains I can't decide between the University of Houston or A M! Should I work or go to college my first year? Deciding whether to continue an education or to gain experience through a job, stands as a difficult decision for some students. I was able to choose A M through many of our school's resources such as College Night and various catalogs, claims Angy Nagy. The students' scores on their admission tests also have a large influence on a senior's decision of what school he or she will attend, replied Counselor Charlene Baker. No matter what each student decides, hopefully each will succeed in their own way! With a little help from the college bulletin board. Seniors Teri Thornton, Dana Beebe and Derrick Edwards discuss college plans in front of the counselors' office. Photo by L. Locke 36 Personalities ScniorsChambers, Mary Kay Chaney, Michael Chapman, Tina Cheatham, Kevin Chema, Deidra Chen, Jerry Chen, Meigo Childs, Jamey Choi, Chisun Chowdhury, Shaswat Chuang, Maw -Ru Clover, David Cochran, Thomas Cole, Jeffrey Collette, Marvin Cooper, Sylvia Cope, Patrick Cordova, Vincent Cox, Lisa Crain, Cassy Crisman, Robin Cristadoro, Kevin Cruz, Linda Cuellar, Rodney Culbertson, Timothy Cunningham, Lori Curren, Carol Cuyler, Tim Dabney, Shawn Damman, Janet Dang, Diane Doughtery, Bill Davidson, William Davis, Roshima DcAngelis, Janine Denson, Robbye Difazzio, Robin Dinh, Chuck Dodd, Trevor Donald, Tammy Seniors Personalitics 37SENIORS Doria, Jeffrey Doshi, Sangita Douthit, Jeff Dufor, David Dunaway, Dondra Dunn, Dcvlon Easley, Melinda Edwards, Derrick Edwards, Elaine Eitze, Kim English, Eddie Esbona, Rafael Espinosa, Eliud Espinosa, Michelle Evans, Kellc Falleroni, Thomas Farias, Richard Farrington, Yolanda Fcderwisch, Lisa Fedrick, Rhonda Fernandez, Laura Fernandez, Sonia Fogle, Jennifer Franklin, Diana Frueh, Jamie Fuentes, Angela Gaitan, Susie Garris, David Garvin, Angie Geary, Michael Hcrgorovich, R-.'ben Gidvani, Dcepak Gillam, Mary Gomez, Naomi Gonzalez, Angel Goudie, Carol Gough, Margaret Grafton, Rusty Grasso, John Grigory, Kelly 38 Personalities Seniors■onion Mary Rokes and David Dufor enjoy lunch out at Del Taco. Photo by A. Miles Seniors Stand Out At about 10:45 a.m. the first swarm emerges. These people all have one thing in common. They are seniors. For the next hour and a half they will exercise one of their favorite senior privileges - going out to lunch. After waiting for tnree years, seniors feel they deserve every privilege they get. Senior Janna Walker stated, We should have more privileges. By not having them, we're not getting prepared for college as far as self-discipline is concerned. The newest privilege lets seniors have exemptions from finals second semester. Although seniors have these privileges, they still feel underprivileged. Senior Anne McHugh exclaimed, There are not enough senior privileges and they aren't en- forced strictly enough so that only seniors can get tnem! Guerrero, Aileen Guidroz, Melissa Guthrie, Stephanie Gutierrez, Alexandria Guzman, Annette Halstead, Douglas Harbuck, Karen Harlow, Brent Harris, Debbie Harris, Scott Harrison, George Harrison, Wayne Hayes, Leslie Hazlcwood, Ronnie Henderson, David Henderson, Twana Herrmann, Timothy Herring, Todd Hill, Kelly Ho, Nghi Seniors Personali ties 39SENIORS Hoang, Kris Hoang, Ti Hoffman, Lynn Hokomb, James Holland, Dan Holsoffle, Lora Hoss, Ericka House, Susan Howell, Kelly Huber, Robert Hull, Marion Humphrey, Chrisy Hunn, Melissa Hunt, Elvia Husseini, Richard Huynh, Cuong Hyun, Yong llanga. Jasmin Ingram, Jeff Ingram, Jim Jenkins, Skeeter Jensen, Paul John, Beula Johnson, Anne-Marie Johnson, Shane Johnston, Teresa Jones, Brett Jones, Diana Jones, Jolanda Kacher, Monica Karcher, Randy Karimi, Rafiq Kauffman, Pamela Keating, Barbara Keene, Katherine Kellogg, Kara Kennedy, James Khan, Azhar Khan, Mansoor Klix, Keith 40 Personalities ScniorsKohl, Blaine Kruse, Lisa Kubcs, Reginald Kuci, Hysen Kuoz, David Kuo, Anna Kuo, Maria Lackey, Stacey Ladner, Tippi Lam, Phillip Lan, Ava Landrau, Maria Lanigan, Kathie Larrea, Javier Lateef, Zahed Law, Randy Lawrence, Sandy Le, Be Le, Hoai-Dung Ledger, Charles Seniors J.Genett, B. Burns, J. Poole, L.Sims, D. Harris,and L. Mahaffey flaunt their Burger Kingcrownsat the Hastings pep rally. Photo by S. Lackey Seniors Sleep In Burger King crowns, confetti, balloons, and posters decorated the senior section of the gym on pep rally mornings. Despite low attendance from the seniors, the ones who went tried to make up for those that did not participate. Although they tried, the seniors only won the spirit stick three times. Senior Jenny Stenniford declared, Many of the seniors showed a very apathetic attitude toward the team. The seniors that didn't go had their reasons. Senior Lisa Toreki claimed, Sleeping in sounded a lot better than going to a pep rally. For those seniors that did attend the pep rallies, the good times will be well worth remembering. Seniors Personalities 41The Seniors Seize The Generals At 11:00 p.m. on September 1, six anonymous senior girls were on an adventure. As they approached Lee High School witn toilet paperand shoe polish ready at hand, the six sneaky girls began to wrap the school. The security guard spotted them and asked what they were doing. One falsely replied, “We are Lee cheerleaders. We are wrapping the school for “school spirit . Believing them he walked away and the next morning every Lee student looked in awe at their wrapped school. Along with wrapping Lee, the seniors wrapped Elsik every night before a football game. “We hope this tradition will continue throughout the years; it's great! exclaimed Debbie Harris. Seniors about to embark on a wrapping excursion. From left to right Michelle Espinosa, Leslie Sims, Lana Mahaffey, | Dondra Dunaway, Lynne McLaren, and Debbie Harris. Lee, Dong Lee, Jane Lewis, Cheryl Lewis, David Locke, Lisa Lopez, Jesus Lore, Stephen Loss, Gary Lovett, John Lucas, Jeff Luman, Kelley Lynch, Kathleen Machalec, Koug Maerz, Robert Mahaffey, Lana Mai, Dung Maklary, John Malone, Cathy Manning, Paul Manry, Pattie 42 Personalities SeniosMarino, Joel Marlow, Andy Marsalisi, Marc Martin, Mary Marlines, Mary-Jo Martz, Kay Mashburn, Michael Mashburn, Nanci Massop, Debra Mayers, Stephanie Mayfield, Sydney McBride, James McCain, Chris McClellan, Jeff McCullah, Traci McDaniel, Kenneth McGury, Jim McHugh, Anne McIntyre, Linda McLaren, Lynne McLaughlin, Duane Meidling, Diane Mercier, Mary Menendez, Art Meyer, Jay Meyer, Sandra Miles, Angela Miley, Stacie Mindrup, Ronald Mireles, Lisa Mody, Prashant Montgomery, Jeff Montgomery, Kim Montgomery, Michael Moon, Paul Morse, David Moyer, Trisha Mullings, Jack Mund, Wendy Murphy, Chris Seniors Personalities 43SENIORS Pavlik, Bridget Patterson, Keith Patin, John Patel, Yogesh Patel, Pratime Patel, Pranay Patel, Paresh Patel, Niranjan Patel, Neeta Patel, Mona Patel, Jaishri Partain, Roger Parker, Kevin Park, Helen Park, Chui Panesar, Devinder Papapanagitou, Frank Palumbo, Mark Padora, Kaymund Ovaskainen, Heli Orsak, Sharon Olson, Bill Ogle, Brenda O'Donnell, Susan O'Brient, Sammy Oblepias, Avery Oberoi, Gita Nitz, Mike Nguyen, Vinh Nguyen, Trinh Nguyen, Quan Nguyen, Lam Nguyen, Huy Nguyen, Huongmai Nguyen, Huong Narang, Kumad Narburgh, Scott Nagy, Angela Nadolski, Donald Maurphy, Donna 44 Personalities SeniorsRam Bug Inspires Spirit WOW! Look at that car! described many students who had seen the spirited Ram Bug pass by. The owner,Senior Kenny McDaniel, began by getting his Volkswagen Bug painted the school color-blue. Then for an extra touch of spirit, Kenny ordered personalized license plates. As much spirit as theschool has already, Kenny McDaniel's Ram Bu£ adds just enough to make it unique. When asked what he was going to do with the Ram Bug after he graduates, he replied, I'll probably change just the license plates and drive it around as usual. icnior Kenny McDaniel's one of a kind RAMBUG sits quietly in the South House parking lot. Photo by L. I.ocke Pcraza, Jorge Peters, Greg Peterson, Dwayne Peterson, Janet Pham, Thanh Pham, Tuyen Pickens, Kristen Pierce, Amy Pinter, Carolyn Pongwarin, Prapatpong Poole, Julie Price, Linda Protomartir, MaryAnn Quach, Don Qucstell, Desirie Quick, David Raney, Robert Rasmussen, Alice Rayburn, Bryan Rea, Debbie Seniors Personalities 45SENIORS Reidenbach, Darlene Rengcrt, Jeff Ricafrente, Joy Rives, Bryan Rochelle, Daniel Rodgers, Joel Rodriguez, Miguel Rogers, Shelley Rokes, Mary Romain, Adam Roquemore, Chrisli Rosa, Jocscph Rosen, Willamina Ross, John Rothbauer, Neil Russell, John Russell, Kermit Sacco, George Saenz, Slacy Sailing, Suzanne SENIORITIS Eighteen - that magical age when you become old enough to vote and be tried judicially as an adult. Only one more year until legalization. Iam sure! Radical! Bad - expressions used by most high school students to describe anything from something unbelievable to something better than wonderful. Graduation - Freedom!!?? Something seniors have been waiting for the past eleven years. Time to move on to the big bad world. Memories - This book, graduation, homecomings, parties, etc. Fun to discuss in twenty years at the reunion. Powder Puff - Seniors beat the juniors in highest scoring game ever, 48-24. The game where the girls get rough and tough and the guys get really sweet. Ralph - (Lauren). Many peoples' inseparable best friend. The little men with the mallets have been irresistible ever since the dawn of The Preppy Handbook. SAT - Scholastic Aptitude Test. Three long, drowsy hours on a Saturday morning that determines your future. Undecided - What most seniors put on their college applications under MAJOR. Also applies to what some will be doing after graduation. Seniors Paul Moon and Jay Meyer attend the Grand Opening of the nev Burger King. Photo by L. Lock 46 Personalitics SeniorsSandel, Brian Sander, Deanna Sanders, Michelle Sanford, Rex Sattari, Mohscn Schelch, Daniel Schmidt, Gina Schcffcrt, David Schultze, Steven Shamburger, Angela Shiller, Kevin Shinneman, Darrel Siddiqi, Rashida Simons, James Sims, Leslie Singson, Michelle Sjovall, Viking Smith, Douglas Smith, Jerry Smith, Robert Smith, Theresa Smith, Troy Soluren, Mary Spivey, Mike Stickler, Valeric Stinneford, Jennifer Strek, Brian Strong, Betty Sturm, Jeffrey Summers, Cassy Surati, Raxika Ta, Suong Talastas, Rita Tebbano, Steve Theriot, Debbie Thornton, Teri Tice, Diana Tisman, Michael Tookc, Britt Toreki, Lisa Seniors Personalities 47SENIORS Tran, Dung Tran, Hoa Tran, Van Tran, Vu Trinh, Loan Trivcdi, Sejal Tucker, Susan Tush, Julie Urbanowitz, John Uthman, Samir Valdez, Michelle Varela, Claudia Vezos, Penny Wagner, Teresa Walker, Janna Wallace, Tim Ward, Kevin Watkins, Kevin Weisinger, Jesse West, Jennifer Wester, Jonathan White, Lisa Witte, Susan Willman, Jill Williams, Jeffrey Williams, Jody Williams, Orian Wilson, Jeffrey Wimpy, Vickie Wingo, Debbie Woodfin, Jim Wright, Kelli Yasay, Emelita Yeilding, Sonya Young, Paula Yung, Hing Zafiridis, Petros Zaman, Jamil Zaman, Shakil Zeremeno, Richard 48 Personalities ScniorsSeniors Javi Larrea, Orion Williams, and Jeff Lucas save money eating lunch at school. Photo by S. Lackey There's Nothing Like Memories It may seem like the end. We have learned through our mistakes. We have discovered many miles. But there is much more ahead. As we look into the future. Tales to tell others. We soon begin to smile. ors Renee Allen and Mary Rokes And memories to spread. By Senior Class Ed., Lisa Locke II leisurely down the hall to class. Photo by S. Lackey Senior Debra Massop plans for the upcoming Powder Puff game before school one morning. Photo by S. Lackey Seniors Tammie Carter and Cindy Barber look on as Shawn Dabney proudly displays her Powder Puff sweatshirt. Photo by S. Lackey Senior Sonia Yeilding models for Dress Up Day during spirit week. Photo by S. Lackey Seniors Personalities 49SENIORS Who Will YOU Be in 1994? I will be designing robots and rolling in the money. - Jeff Lucas I will be managing my own restaurant and living it up with all the money I make. - Aileen Guerrero In ten years I will be a R.N. Supervisor at Me- morial City Hospital. - Elaine Edwards Drilling and filling teeth. - Donald Nadolski I will be writing programs and de- signing computers while enjoying the good life. - Maria Landrau In ten years from now. I'll be a Senator; then in twenty years, the President of the United States. - Javier Larrea I will be raising the best quarter horses ever. - Jo Martinez I will be selling commercial real estate in the Caribbean. - Annette Guzman In ten years I will be a senior vice-president of a large corporation. - Jeff Wilson I will be married and have two children. I will have a job teaching in Alief. - Tina Chapman Kellie Bois attempts to stop Angela Fuentes from laughing loudly before class in Mr. Caporiccio's Economics class. Photo by A. Bordonaro I will own my ov roller-skating rii with a killer light ai sound system. - Meli sa Guidroz Hopefully in 10 yea I'll be well on my w; in my career as a Re piratory Therapist. Diana Jones I will be a marii biologist on the coast California, married tc rich man and have lc of babies. - Jem Stinneford While living i Hawaii, I'll be workir as a marine biologis 9 Wearing some unique attire, P Fairman begins to teach after a row pep-rally. Photo by R. L Brian Sandel, Todd Herring, and John Urbanowicz take a break in Mrs. Greassle's Government class to pose for the photographer. Photo by S. Lackey 50 Personalities Senior. and married to a althy man. - Cathy lone will be rich and rried to two marine )logists, one in lifornia and the ler in Hawaii. - Jim )odfin i ten years, I will, re than likely, be rried and have one 1 with red hair. pefully I will be ing in France while icing on Broad- y. - Trevor Dodd in the Pacific. - Zahed Lateef After graduating from A M with an engineering degree. I'll be married and have two children. I'll live in Austin and travel all around the world. - Christi Roquemore I will live in Austin on a BIG ranch. - Jimmy Bujnoch I'll be a lawyer living in the Bahamas, mar- ried to a handsome man and driving a candy-apple red cor- vette. - Mary Kay Chambers In ten years I will probably be married to a management career making lots of money. - Doug Smith I will be single, rich, and have a successful career in Recording Engineering. - Teresa Johnston I will be a hotel manager at the Hilton. - Tommy Falleroni At twenty-eight years old. I'll be a U.S. Congressman and a professional football player. - Wayne Harrison Undoubtedly, I will be married to a distinguished million- aire with whom I'll be traveling in the south of France. - Julie Poole Hopefully working with computers. I will not be married and I'll live in Houston. - Vickie Wimpy Either I will be a single journalist or a married woman. - Anne Marie Johnson I'll be the best sacker for Randall's in Texas. - Paul Moon Enjoying themselves at the Winter Wonderland Dance, Senior Jeff Doria and Teresa Wagner stop for a picture. Photo by R. Law Senior sponsors, Mrs. Harris and Mrs. Evoritt patiently wait to get their picture taken for the yearbook in the library. Photo by S. Lackey ior Bobby Smith flaunts his stylish cut and threads while in lomics. Photo by R. Law be an inherited liv- on my own island Seniors Personalities 51SENIORS Senior Wayne Harrison displays his college choice, Texas A M, as he studies Anatomy with Senior Cathy Malone. Photo by S. Lackey Senior Linda McIntyre learns to better understand the way American politics work in Mrs. Brandt's Government class. Photo by S- Lackey 52 Seniors PersonalitiesStepping Out Into The Real World THE FUTURE - a little phrase that meansa lot to most seniors. It begins with graduation. It symbolizes the end of high school and the beginning of your adult life. stated Senior Jenny Stinneford. Wnat will I do when I get out of school? Seniors top choices to solve the post-graduation problem quickly became work, college, or beinga bum . High school will be nothing but a fond memory for some, maybe not so fond for others, but the amount of academic know- ledge acquired through their years of nigh school will stay with them forever, hopefully. Several college preparatory classes are available during a student's senior year. Ad- vanced Composition teaches seniors how to write essays in Mr. Cnporiccio and Mr. l.apetino help seniors prepare for the business and political worlds with Economics and Government classes. Photo by S. Lackey Collecting roll sheets for the South House attendance office is only one of many responsibilities of office aid. Senior Jimmy Bujnoch. Photo by S. Lackey Seniors Janna Walker and Darrell Shinneman look into possible future careers in law enforcement at college night. Photo by S. Lackey timed periods which will help during college tests. Although the work is tiring and Senior Anne McHugh felt she could burn every copy of Return of the Native I can find, the class proved to be invaluable. I learned a lot about writing essays and how to do a better research paper, said Senior Linda Cruz. Government required stu- dents to find out about how American politics work, not to mention filling out a voter registration card. Economics included a project that allowed seniors to finally understand the ways the stock market works. The seniors will leave with an awareness that will guide them throughout which ever path they take. Personalities Scniors 53SENIORS--------------------------------- Favorites Draw Undivided Attentio] Senior Favorites by Lisa Locke, Senior Editor Both photos by R. Law Mr. and Miss Elsik High School JENNIFER WEST - I've always tried to get to know and take an interest in each person I've met at Elsik, was the explanation Jennifer West gave when she was chosen Miss Elsik High School. Jennifer has been a Revellierall four years and was Co-Captain her senior year. She was also elected Revellier Sweetheart her freshman year, and Homecoming Queen her senior year. One thought she would like to leave to the underclassmen is, Make good grades; you don't realize the importance of them until you're a senior trying to get into college. Being involved in many different activities at school, Jennifer has been a great asset. SAMMY O'BRIENT “ As soon as Sammy heard he had won he exclaimed, I was proud that my peers thought so much of me. It is no wonder that he was chosen Mr. Elsik High School in view of his many athletic achievements and his loyalty toward the Senior Class. Sammy plans to attend Texas A M on a football scholarship where he will surely be a success. Sammy has been looked up to respectfully by his classmates for years; a close teammate of his, Mike Montgomery, compliments him saying, Sammy really addsa lot of motivation toour team. Seeing all of his achievements only makes us strive for more. Most Humorous JENNY STINNEFORD - One senior girl fills the quiet halls of Elsik with laughter. Senior Jenny Stinneford was chosen as that girl. I didn't think I would win. explained Jenny. While working at Target, Jenny manages to spend time at the beach and running track. Jenny replied promptly when asked what impression she would leave to all underclassmen, I think everyone should learn to laugh; then the world seems like a better place to live in. After graduation Jenny plans to attend Southwest Texas State University and head for a successful future. KENNY MCDANIEL “ Surfing, jammin' out to Adam Ant, making people laugh are all traits of Senior Kenny McDaniel. When asked abou victory, he replied, I really love Elsik and I am glad to represent it in some w Kenny has been involved in football, track, and the Fellowship of Christian Athl throughout high school. Immediately after graduation, he plans to hit the bear kick back and take it easy until it's time to 'cruise off to Southwest Texas University and study. 54 Personalitics Senior FavoritesMost Athletic JOLANDA JONES ” In view of Jolanda's records in basketball and track, it is no wonder she was honored as Most Athletic. She has participated in state competition in track for four years. Jolanda's basketball record also stands as an awesome one to anyone. She has received many awards along with being one of the top scorers of Houston. Together, these spectacular achievements in these two sports earned her one of her most memorable awards-the Outstanding High School Athlete bv the Houston Sportscastersand Sportswriters Association. Following graduation, I will be trying to make the Olympic Trials, stated Jolanda. SAMMY O'BRIENT “ Sammy's honored contributions to Flsik’s track and football teams gave him recognition for being an outstanding athlete. Football seemed to stand out the most in Sammy's athletic career receiving awards such as All-District, All-Greater Houston, All-State, and All-American. Attending A M with a full scholarship, football will continue to be a sure part of Sammy's life. Sammy has proven his philosophy with his accomplishments, Set goals and dedicate yourself to achieve them. Photo by S. Lackey Photo by R. Law lost Friendly [NDACRUZ “ With her charming smile and sincere voice, it is clearly n why Linda was voted Most Friendly. When she heard she won she exclaimed, vas surprised and excited that I won. Linda plans to attend the University of uston after graduation. Linda was on the Homecoming Court her senior year and also played Powder Puff for two years. Linda has helped her senior class nendously throughout the year. Helping others and being involved arc all traits Jnda, the one person who deserves the award. WAYNE HARRISON - When Sammy first told me I won, I thought he was joking! exclaimed Wayne once he heard. Wayne's friendly personality and school spirit undoubtedly shows why he received this award. Wayne played football for four years along with supporting other teams such as baseball and girl's basketball. Wayne feels that you don't have to belong to any one group or clique . Be friends with everyone. He then added, Don't try too hard to make friends; it will come naturally. Following gradual ion, Wayne plans to join the Corps of Cadets at Texas A M and major in partying. Senior Favorites Pcrsonalitics 55SENIORS Most Spirit LINDA CRUZ Showing her enthusiasm for the Rams at every pep rally, Linda was not only loyal to the football team but to every other sport as well. As well as being a senior class officer, Linda also enjoyed exercising and participating in outdoor sports. She also spent time with the baseball team as a bat girl .The thought Linda would like to leave with students when she graduates is, You'reonly young once, so have fun without getting into too much trouble. Linda's spirit and loyalty toward her school will linger on even after she graduates. KEVIN CRISTODORO “ Being the school mascot, who could for more spirit. Kevin, chosen Most Spirited exclaimed, I was pleased to know my friends supported me. Other than being Rocky Ram, Kevin was the Indus Arts Club president and also in National Honor Society. After graduating he p to hit the beach and then go to college at the University of Texas. Be you: and don't let others influence you or your decisions, was Kevin's thought to It with students. Kevin's spirit out on the field as mascot will certainly be toug match. Photo by R. Law Most Beautiful - Handsome JENNIFER WEST - Along with being chosen Miss EHS, Jennifer's beauty and personality has earned her the award of Most Beautiful. While dancing with jason Michael's ja z Co., Jennifer competed in many beauty contests around Texas. A friend of Jennifer'scomplimented hersaying. Not only is Jennifer beautiful on the outside but she is truly beautiful on the inside. Following graduation. Jennifer plans toattend Bauder Fashion College. Jennifer'sachievements throughout her years in high school have earned her many titles, but this one reflects how beautiful she really is. JIM WOCDFIN - It came as no surprise when Jim was chosen by his fellow classmates as Most Handsome. Aside from hissleek appearance, stunning dark brown hair and eyes, Jim projects an inner glow of rare quality. When chosen, Jim explained, I feel that it is how you present yourself to others. It's not just looks but it's also your personality. Jim has participated in basketball as well as beinga member of NHS, JETS, Science Club, and GSL. Jim enjoys lifting weights and spending time with his friends. Graduating Magna Cum Laude, Jim plans toattend Texas A M and make this summer the best. Photo by R. Law 56 Pcrsonalities Senior FavoritesMost Likely to Succeed MARIE ABAYA “ Chosen Most Likely to Succeed, Marie would like to believe, it was because people appreciate me and my work. Being the bright girl she is, Marie plans to further her education in the School of Architecture at the University of Texas. Asa member of National Honor Society and Good Sportsmanship League, Marie also finds time for gardening, attending the theatre, photography, and traveling. One of Marie's major accomplishments included being an Exchange Student in Spain for the summer. Never pass up a chance to broaden yourself educationally, was the idea left by Marie to everyone. CHUCK BRATKA ” Graduating Co-Valedictorian, Chuck displays just one reason for gaining the title of Most Likely to Succeed. As soon as he heard he won he stated, I am really honored knowing that there were so many others nominated for it also. Other than being a key winning player on the tennis team for four years. Chuck hasbeena memberof the National HonorSociety. Chuck spends some of his time listening to rock music, playing football, and practicing tennis. With Chuck's sincerity toward others and his outstanding academic achievements, he will surely receive all the happiness he deserves. Photo by K. Law Photo by S. Lackey and R. Law lost Talented DLANDA JONES “ Along with having a spectacular athletic record lich has gained her recognition throughout the state as well as the nation, Jolanda 0 stands out academically. Graduating Magna Cum Laude and maintaining a high ide point areall part of her academic achievements. If Jolanda could leave one idea th the underclassmen it would be, Don't wait until your senior year to makegood ides; by then it's too late. The world is full of talented people, but jolanda possesses it extra spunk and personality that makes it work and makes people believe. GEORGE HARRISON ” George has been a member of choir all four years and it was from his unique talent of singing that gained him the recognition to be voted Most Talented. He exclaimed, Thank god my singing finally paid off! George participated in the UIL Solo and Ensemble Choir Contest. Then he went to All-District Choir, All-Region Choir, Area Choir, and finally, All-State Choir. Following graduation he will be attending a community college after which he will enter into college as a music major. Senior Favorites Personalities 57SENIORS Summa Cum Laude Magna Cum Laude Front: l-Huey Kuo, Pattie Manry; Back: Mona Patel, Richard Husseini, Carol Currcn. Not Pictured: Chuck Bratka. Front: L. Boulware, A. Lan, l-Tsu Kuo (Cum Laude), P. Zafiridis, S. Jung. Boyne, K. Lanigan, R. Talastas, D. Lee. Back: C. ALford, C. Murphy, K. Pane?i J. Ross, D. Dufour. Not Pictured: J. Jones, C. Ledger, T. Nguyen, K. Ward Woodfin. Class Rank Counts It's March and the seniors are biting their nails waiting to find out their class rank. Only students who have achieved a 3.4 and above GPA throughout their high school career were recognized honorably. They earned the title of either Summa Cum Laude for students who have earned more than a 4.0 GPA, Magna Cum Laude for the top 5% and Cum Laude which is the top 15%. Out of the 467 graduating seniors, seven students were able to surpass the standard 4.0 GPA with the offering of Advanced Placement courses. This year the highest GPA of 4.09 was held by two students. Chuck Bratka and Richard Husseini. Registrar Margret Davis revealed, This is no surprise; in 1980 there was a four-way tie for valedictorian, all with 4.0 averages. Richard Husseini exclaimed, 1 am privileged that Chuck and I tied. 1 am very good company with him. The student with the next highest GPA gained the title of salutatorian. Carol Curren earned this title with a 4.07 GPA. At graduation these students wore their designated chords displaying all their hard work throughout the years. Along with her academic achievements, Salutatorian Carol Curren displays her artistic talent as she paints with wax. Tied with Chuck Bratka for Valedictorian, Co-Valedictorian Richard Husseini waters the green plants in his AP Biology Class. Along with his outstanding tennis achievements. Chuck Bratka was chosen as Co-Valedictorian with a GPA of 4.09. Cum Laude Front: K. Cristodora, K. Shiller, T. Culbertson. 2nd: S. House, L. Cruse, D. Win K. Eitzc, M. Rokes, B. Rives, A. McHugh. 3rd: P. Blacksure, D. Chema, P. Patel. Choi,S. Witte, J. Will man, K. Harbuck. L. Holsopplc. 4th: D. Holland, M. Colic J. Meyer, T. Cochran, A. Galla, M. Kahn, P. Patel, R. Farias, G. Tooke, V. Tran. I pictured: M. Abaya, T. Beardon, J. Chils, Haw-Ru Chung, Nghi-T Ho, J. Ingrj B. John, I-Tsu Kuo, Hoai-Dung Le, J. Lucas, H. Nguyen, H. Nguyen, V. Nguy J. Peraza, T. Pham, A. Pierce, J. Rengert, S. Rogers, Suang Ta, L. Toreki, Van Tr Vu Tran, K. Watkins. 58 Pcrsonalitics Honors AwardsAwards Ceremony Sparkles With Smiles Perfect Attendance in 4 years: A jay Gaalla, Vu Tran )AR Good Citizen Award: Timothy Culbertson (cnsselaer Medal: Thao Nguyen Outstanding Achievement in Art: Christina Chapman, Carol Curren, Jeff Doria, Wayne Harrison, Prapatpong Pongwarin Outstanding Achievement in Band: Bart O'Connor, Laura Richardson, Richard Husseini, Jay Grantham, Paula Blacksher Outstanding Achievement in Shorthand: Leigh Ann Ray, Safa Saoud Outstanding Achievement in Typing I: Linda Wang Outstanding Achievment in Accounting: Darren Bell Outstanding Achievement in Business Law: Andrew Marlow, Robert James Most Valuable Member in Choir: Lisa Boulware, George Harrison Most Success in Developing Talent in Choir: George Harrison Most Knowledge Gained in Choir Teres.) Thornton Outstanding Achievement in Technical Theatre: Bryan Rives Outstanding Achievement in Performance in Theater: Lisa Boulware Outstanding Achievement in Performance in Theater Tamiko Washington, Chris Lundquisl Outstanding Achievement in Involvement in Theater Arts: Jeff Montgomery cademic Excellence in 9th Grade English: William Lei Outstanding Writer in 9th Grade English: Tracy Evans Best All-Around in 9th Grade English: Mariam Ma Most Improved in 9th Grade English: Mathew Sell Academic Excellence in 10th Grade English: Lisa Farney t.Outstanding Writer in 10th Grade English: Irene Lei Bes All-Around in 10th Grade English: David Perez Most Improved in 10th Grade English: Paul Hennig Academic Excellence in 11th Grade English: Manisha Kavadi Outstanding Writer in 11th Grade English: John Christ Best All-Around in 11th Grade English: Mit .i McDowell Academic Excellence in 12th Grade English: Carol Curren Outstanding Writer in 12th Grade English: Kathryn Lanigan Best All-Around in 12th Grade English: Lisa Boulware Outstanding Achievement in ESL Workshop: Chao-Ju Chen Outstanding Achievement in Intermed. ESL: Ana Hidalgo putstanding Achievement in Advanced ESL: Jerry Chen Outstanding Achievement in Spanish !: Julie Clasen Putstanding Achievement in Spanish II: Randall Joe Outstanding Achievement in Spanish III: Thomas Richardson Outstanding Achievement in Advanced Spanish: Tran Nguyen Outstanding Achievement in French I: Bobbie Wahner Outstanding Achievement in French II: Tracy Scoular Outstanding Achievement in French III: Paula Rose Outstanding Achievement in French IV: Jay Yun Outstanding Achievement in German I: Daniel Billman Outstanding Achievement in German II: Michelle Williams Outstanding Achievement in German HI: Michael Lore Outstanding Achievement in German IV: Charles Bratko Outstanding Achievement in Latin I: David Svoren Outstanding Achievement in Latin II: Tushar Patel Scoring in the Upper 20 c in the National French Contest Exam: Miriam Ma, David Perez Outstanding Achievement in Health: Max Bonilla, Brett Jarrard, Shannon Knight, Ngoc ]uynh Nguyen, Hong-Chen (Tim) Pan, Sharmila Solanki Outstanding Achievement in Home Economics: Catherine Alford Outstanding Newspaper Staffer in Journalism: Audra Sanchez Outstanding Yearbook Staffer in Journalism: Misty Bogle Outstanding Student of Journalism: Barbara Neye ns Outstanding Photographer in Journalism: Randall Law Outstanding Achievement in Fund, of Math I: Jeff McLme Outstanding Achievement in Fund, of Math II: George Kantis Outstanding Achievement in Consumer Math: Anna Go, Chris Archer Outstanding Achievement in Pre Algebra: Annette Roesner. Tuyen Nguyen Outstanding Achievement in Algebra I: Hay-Jiun (Mike) Chuang, Kai Shu Cheng, Kiem Trinh Outstanding Achievement in Algebra II: William Lei, Tran Nguyen, Judy C. Chen Outstanding Achievement in Geometry: Hohn Jasek, Yong Chung Outstanding Achievement in Adv. Geometry: David Tsai Outstanding Achievement in Trigonometry: Robert James, Jeff Glasgow, Thanh Ho Outstanding Achievement in Elem. Analysis: Haw-Ru Chuang, Annie Wu Outstanding Achievement in AP Calculus: Charles Bratka, Richard Husseini Outstanding Achievement in Computer Math I: Christine Murphy, Angela Malaguilla Outstanding Achievement in Computer Math II: Charles Ledger, Bryan Rayburn Outstanding Achievement in Physical Science: Chau Doan, Rafael Arce, Datherine Pue, Miriam Ma Outstanding Achievement in Physical Science: Soo Kim. James Culbertson Outstanding Achievement in Biology: Thanh Hoanh, Ali-reaz Shirvani, Benjamin Nixon, David Perez. Vivek Pai Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry: Michael Lore, Thanh Ho Outstanding Achievement in Physics: Devinder Panesar, Christine Murphy Outstanding Achievement in AP Biology: Jay Yun Outstanding Achievement in AP Chemistry: Ava Outstanding Achievement in Marine Biology: Oliver Tse Academic Excellence in American History: Christie Rhodes, Cecilia Narstrom, Charlie Shah, Tim Pan, Barry Bennett, Shawn Knight, Loo Kim, Mariam Ma, Randa Mahdi Academic Excellence in World History: Angela Malaguilla, Paula Rose, Melinda Lozano. David Perez Academic Excellence in Govern, and Econ.: Chris Murphy, George Tooke, Lisa Boulware, Anne McHugh, Jolanda Jones Outstanding Class Participation in Psychology: Mary Malone Outstanding National Forensic League Member in Speech: Penni Siemens Outstanding Achievement in Speech: Melissa Brown, Eric Hudson, Scott McFarlane, Ginger Winstead Outstanding Achievement in General Wood I A: Charles Stirling, Paul Hennig. Jeffrey Futral Outstanding Achievement in General Wood IB: James Lightbody, David Hempfling Outstanding Achivement in Machine Wood I A: Elveda Kruse, Lawrence Patranella Outstanding Achievement in Machine Wood IB: Kevin Cristadoro, Anthony Terasas Outstanding Achievement in Metals IA: David Whitted Outstanding Achievement in Metals IB: John Lofetl Outstanding Achievement in Metals HA: Chris Kail Outstanding Achievement in Metals IIB: Tim Wallace Outstanding Achievement in General Draft I A: Jorge Peraza, Swati Shah. Dan Holland Outstanding Achievement in General Draft IB: George Tooke, Sarah Mills Outstanding Achievement in Architecture I A: Patrick Logue Outstanding Achievement in Architecture IB: Donna Umhoefer, Brent Harlow Outstanding Achievement in Arch. HA IIB: Laurie Gray Outstanding Achievement in Machine Drafting IA IB: Huy Nguyen Outstanding Achievement in Technical Drafting IA IB: Lee Remain Outstanding Achievement in 2nd Year Vocational Drafting: Mark Leggett Outstanding Achievement in 1st Year Vocational Auto Mechanics: William Vahldiek Outstanding Achievement in 2nd Year Vocational Auto Mechanics: Donald Wells. Jr. Outstanding Achievement in Physical Ed: Paul Hennig, Jung Chiang, Sharon Fikac, Yi-Leng Chen, Roy Ruiz, Erica Chang, Bobby Murray, Kathryn Moore, Panha Doeung, Kelly Benson, Harold Griffin J.E.T.S. Award: Ava LanSENIORS Senior Sponsor Mrs. Harris helps the seniors with the stadium clean-up. Photo by S. Lackey Working to increase her vocabulary, Cheryl Bush finishes her English in Mrs. Brandt's Government class. Photo by S. Lackey Senior Lynne McLaren works with a local organization in the Alief Autumn Festival in the fall. Photo by S. Lackey misTEk TO LU A OVER IN PRIZE s «Kit 1 yy. mi MI ki nw % . During the Powder Puff pep-rally, the seniors show the juniors who is going to win the game. Photo by R. Law Senior Joy Ricafrente empties the boxes of Christmas ornaments so that the seniors can deliver them. Photo by R. Law Thinking seriously about the Powder Puff game. Senior Mike Montgomery watches the pep-rally. Photo by S. Lackey I0RSFRCE 60 Personalities SeniorsNORTH iktr, Shrhud • p 35 .. Bryan - Football' (I); Football (2). Soccer 3. p 35. 225 Deborah - p. 35 Kevin • Band (I, 2. 3. 4) p. 35. 169. 171 i, Chari - ton, Denise • Battalion (1); OEA (3. 4) p 35. 6 ton. Stare) • p. 35 , Ceorge • p. 35 Cynthia - Choir (I. 2. 3. 4). P. Puff (3). p , Gary - Swimming l). Football (3. 4). P Puff leerleuder (3.4 , CIom Rep (4)p rene • p. 35 Karen - Band (I, 2. 3); P Puff (3. 4 . p 35 Dana - p. 35. 36. 278 i. Maryann - p 35 Barbara - P Puff (3. 4) p. 35 . Robert • Steve - p. 35 .Julia - OEA 3. 4) p 35, 186 Barbara - HOSA (3. 4) p. 35 (ellie • IA Club (1 ; Pom Pom Squad (1). ►Heyball (2 ; Troth (2); p 35. 50 Karen - VOCT (3. 4) p 35 Barbara - FCA (I. 2. 3). Troth (1. 2. 3.4). Cross Hintry 1. 2. 3. 4); Clot Rep. (2. 3) p. 35. 208. I noro, Angela - Drama Club (I, 2), Journalism lotographer (4) - 177, 278 arren - Troth (3.4 . Cross Country (4); p. 35.207. 9.250 twayne - Drama Club (2,3,4). NHS (3,4); Int'l icspian Society (3. 4) p. 35. 207 , Donna • Volleyball (I. 2.3.4). Basketball (1.2. Volleyball Cap. (3);Soccer 4);NHS 3,4 ;Class e» (4) p. 31. 33. 34. 35. 200. 227. 58. 179 i, Chuth - Tenni» (1. 2.3.4); German Club (2.3. ; Cerrnon Club Pres (2. 3 , NHS (3. 4); Most hely to Succeed 4) p. 35. 255. 235. 236. 249 s, Linda - Battalion (1 , Reveille» (2. 3. 4): rvellier Sr It (4). Main Events (31. Drama Club p. 18. 36 n, Jorina - DECA (4) p 36. 183 . Mary - p. 36 nan. DelMor - Basketball (1. 2). Choir t); xtlboll (2. 3); Troth (3). p. 158 ay • VICA (4). Auto Meth. (4) . Robert - . Sheila - Cerrnon Club (2|. Homeroom Rep. (4) 36 Steven - p. 36 loth-llue - Ping Pong (2) p. 36 .. Theresa - p. 36 Charles - p. 36 in. Elizabeth • Battalion (I); Revellie» (2. 3). !OSA (3. 4); P Puff (4); p 36 'r, Debra - Choir (; DECA 3). Homeroom ep. (4) P. 36 r, Tommie - p. 36 [r. Mathia • Football (1 ; Troth (3) p. 36 py. Mithael - Auto Meth. (3. 4 ; VICA (4) p. g. Yun-Chz • rig-llaw-Ru - 37 them. Kevin - NHS (1 , Moth Club (1. 2 ; ioente Club (2). VICA (2). Football (3.4) p. 37. la. Deidra - 37, 170 , Chisum - p 37 . John • Spanish Club (3); HOSA (3. 4) P 37. 82 »va, John • Spanish Club (3); Bowling (3, 4) p. 7 nchuk, Erito - p. 184 »ey, Patty • LUo • p. 37 , Linda • Pres. (I). Batallion (1); Troth (I, 2. 3). rheerteoder (2); Homeroom Rep. 4): lomecoming Court (4). Class Set. (41. Most ;nendly 41; Most Spirited (4 p 8. 34. 37 tn. Carol • p 30. 58. 37. 137 er, Timothy - p 37 ley, Shawn - Choir (3); P. Puff (3. 4». p 108. 37 man. Janet - Volleyball (I. 2); Basketball (I. 2). rroth (1. 2. 3. 4). P. Puff (3); p. 37. 240. 241 by. Christopher - Football (1); Troth (1) [herty, William • Bashelboll (1. 2. 3): p. 37 », Roshimo - Band (1); DECA (4) p. 37. 183 igelis. Janine - VOE (4) p.37.148 naza, Mortelo - on, Robbye • Volleyball (1.2.4); Basketball (1.2. I, 4); P Puff (3); Yearbook 41 p. 37. 200. 201. .77 ai», Armand • i. Chuth - Softer (3. 4 ; p. 37. 225 ild, Tammy • p. 37 ittle. Terri • J. Nondito - , Irvin • Football (1). Wrestling (I): Football 2. I) Ethiverri. Maria • Chorale (1. 2. 3.4) p 182. 281 Edwards. Derritk - Football (I. 2. 3.4). Basketball (I. 2). Troth (I. 2. 3) p. 36. 38. 190 Eitze. Kimberly - Diving (11. Reveille» 2.3.4); NHS (3. 4) p. 38. 58. 165. 167 English. Roland • Football (I. 2. 3. 4 ; Tratk (I. 2); Baseball (3); p 38. 190. 27 Evans. Kelle • p 38 Farrington, Yolanda - p. 38 Federwisth. Lisa - Battalion (l);Stud. Cong. (2. 3. 4); Cross Country (2.3); Tratk (1.2); P. Puff (3.4). p. 38. 130 Fedritk. Rhonda - p. 38. 184 Fernandez. Cynthia - p. 183 Fernandez. Laura • P Puff (3. 4); OEA (4) p 38 Ferrer, Arnold • Frazier. Ernest • Football (I. 2. 3. 4); Troth (1.2. 3); P Puff Cheerleader (4) p 190 Frueh. Jamie - Battalion (I); Bowling (I. 2); Art Club (2. 3, 4); P. Puff (3. 4); p. 38 Fuentes, Angela • Chorale (2. 3. 4). p. 38. 50 Coollo. Ajoy • Math Club 1. 2.3.4); Stiente Club (2. 3. 4). NHS (3. 4). Hoso (3); Physics Club (4) Caiton. Susan • Speech and Drama Club (I. 2. 3. 4); Thespian Soc. (; Art Club(3). Mom Events (3. 4). TARS (4), VICA (4). p 13. 38. 142. 144 Carrett. Valerie - Physics Pnze (l. 2); Science Club (4) Garvin, Angelique • Cheerleader Mgr. (3). P. Puff (3. 4). Softer (3.4) p. 24. 33. 38 Chergorovich, Ruben - p. 38 Cidvanl, Deepak • p. 38. 182 Cillam, Mary • Tennis 1.2). Yearbook (3); P Puff (3. 4). Cheerleader Mgr. (4) p. 38. 62 Conzolez, Angela • French Club 1.2.3); CVAE (4) p 38 Coudie, Carol • p. 38 Cough, Margaret - p. 38. 183 Crasoo, John • p. 38 Halbert, Jerrilyn ■ Horbuck, Karen ■ DECA (4) p. 39. 183 Harris. David - Basketball (1. 2. 3. 4) p 39. 211 Harris. Deborah • Batallion (1); Tratk (2). German Club (2. 3. 4); P. Puff (3.4); NHS (4) p. 39.41.42. 172 Harrison. George • p. 39 Hayes. Leslie • p. 39 Henderson, Patrick • Henderson. Twana • Basketball (I, 2. 3. 4) p 39. 219 Herring. Todd - Football (1.2. 3.4), NHS (3,4); p 5. 10.39. 190.50. II. 143 Ho. Nghi • Tennis (I). Baseball (2). NHS (3. 4) p 39 Holcomb. James • p. 40 Holland, Dan • Yearbook (I); JETS (4). Industrial Arts Club (4) p. 40. 27 Holsopple, Lora • NHS (3. 4); Spanish Club (3. 4); Main Events (4) p 40. 144 Hosa, Eritka • Tennis (I. 2. 3); Yearbook (3. 4). TARS (4) p. 40. 177 Hunn. Melissa • Drama (I. 2); P. Puff (3). Chorale (3. 4). Encore Choir (3. 4); Mixed Choir (3); Homeroom Rep (4) p. 40 Huynh, Cuong • p.40 Huynh, Thuan • Hyun, Yong • Band (I. 2. 3. 4); JETS (4);Symphonic Band 2. 3, 4). Physics Club (4) p. 24. 40 Ingram, Jeffrey - Football Trainer (1, 2). Basketball Trainer (I, 2); VICA (4), ICT (4) p. 40 Jackson, Milton • Jenkin», Irish - p. 40 Jensen. Paul - French Club (1) p. 40 John, Beula - NHS(4); JETS(4). Science Club (4); Math Club 4) p. 40. 136 Johnson, Annemarie • Band (1, 2. 3. 4); Rampage Sports Ed. (4) p. 40. 169. 171 Johnston, Teresa - Drill Team (l),Soccer(3,4);p. 40. 227 Jones, Brett • French Club (2), Surf Team (3) p. 40 Kacher, Monica - Band (I. 2. 3), Flag Corps 2, 3) p. 40 Karcher, Raymond ■ Band (1,2). French Club (1.2). Band (3). French Club (3) p 40 Kauffman, Pamela • DECA (4) p. 40. 183 Keating. Barbara Flag Corps (1). Newspaper (1) p 40 Keene, Katherine • Art Club (3. 4) p. 40 Kellogg, Kara - Volleyball (1.2.3). Basketball (1. 2. 3. 4); 1st Team All-Greater Houston (3); 1st Team All-District (3. 4); Track (3); p. 40. 218 Khan, Mansoor • Ccrman Club (1. 2). Math Club (1. 2); JETS (2. 3). Chess Club (2. 3. 4); NHS 3. 4). Physics Club (3. 4), Indust. Arts Club Troos. (3); Soccer (4L p.40. 225 Kli»,Keith -SpeechClub(2.3).Comp MathClub 3 . Math Club (3). Art Club (4) p 40 Kuci. Hysen - DECA (3); DECA Pres (4); p 41. 183 Kunz, David • Swim Team (2). Swim Team (3. 4); German Club (3). p 41. 228. 181 Kuo, l-Huey • Math Club ( Spanish Club (1); SctenceClub (2.3.4). Literary Mag. (3.4); NHS (3. 4). Encore Choir (3. 4). Mixed Choir (3); Chorale (4), p. 41. 58. 136. 137 Kuo, l-Tsu - Math Club (I. 2.3.4). Science Club (2. 3. 4); JETS 2. 3. 4). NHS (3. 4); Physics Club (3. 4); Literary Mag. (3. 4). p. 41. 58, 136. 137 lam, Phuc - French Club (I). Math Club (2), Science Club (3); Spanish Club (4) p 41 Lan. Ava • Science Club (I. 2. 3, 4); Math Club (1. 2. 3.4). German Club ( JETS (2.3,4); Comp. Math Club Pres. (4); Comp Math Club 2. 3. 4); NHS (3. 4). Physics Club (3, 4). Literary Mag (3. 4), NHS Sec. (4) p 41. 58. 138. 139, 136. 137 Lanigan. Kathryn - Cheerleader (I); Swim Team (1) . Class Treas. (1). French Club (I); Rocky Ram Mascot (3). Stud. Cong. (3); NHS 3. 4); Reveille» (4). P. Puff (3. 4) p 41. 58, 166, 277 larrea, Javier - Soccer (3) p. 41. 262 Larsen, Marcella • Le, Be • French Club (3. 4) p 41 Le.Hoai-Dung- Volleyball (1); French Club Sec. (3). Math Club (3. 4); Comp Math Club (3.4). Comp Math Treas (4), NHS (4); JETS (3. 4) p. 41 Leal, luvelle • 183 Lee. Eun - German Club (2. 3). Art Club (4). TARS (4) lee, Jane - p. 42 Lehman, Richard - Lewis, Cheryl - Record Club (2). Art Club (3. 4) p 41. 42 Lore. Stephen • p. 41, 42 Machalec, John - Baseball (2,3. 4). Baseball 2nd Team All-District (3) p 41. 244 Maklary, John - JA(2).Stage Uand 3,4).Concert Band 3). Symphonic Hand (4) p 42. 24. 170. 169 Malone. Mary - Balialwn (I). Cheerleader (2. 3. 4); Head Cheerleader (4). Class Pres. (3); Homeroom Rep (4) p 42. 162. 163. 128. 283 Marlow, Andrew - Baseball (1. 2. 3. 4). Baseball All-District Hon Men. (3) p 43. 248 Martin, Mary - Basketball)!. 2.3.4). Homeroom Rep. 4)p 43 Martz. Nancy • Volleyball (I. 2. 3) p. 43. 172 Mishburn, Michael • p. 43. 183 Moshburn, Nancl • HECE (3); DECA (4) p. 43. 183 Me Ewen, Michael - McCain, Christopher • p. 43 McCormick. Mark • McCullah, Traci - Band 1, 2. 3. 4); Concert Band (1. 2, 3); Symphonic Band (4). p. 43. 170 McCury, James - p. 43 McLaren, Lynne ■ Swim Team (I, 2, 3). FCA (I. 2). Cheerleader Mgr. (4); p. 9. 42. 43. 60. 163 Mcnendez. Arthur • Soccer (11. ROTC (I) p. 43 Meyer, Denise • DECA (3, 4) Mireles, Lisa - p. 43 Moen, Ronald - Montgomery, Jeffrey - Drama Club (1,2.3.4). Drama Club (3). Drama Pres. (4). Thespian Society (2. 3. 4). The Soc Pres. 4); The . Soc. Sec. (3)’. Main Events (2.3,4). Main Events Sec. (3). Main Events Pres (4); Art Club 3); VICA (3), Div. Sound Pres. (3); p. 12.43. 142 Montgomery, Michael - Football (I). Baseball’ (I). Wrestling (I), Football (2.3.4). Baseball (2.3.4). Spanish Club (3); Baseball All-Out (3) p. 43. 60. 190. 191. 267 Montgomery, Morgan• Football (I). Basketball (1). Track l). Swim Team (2. 3) Morse. David - p. 43 Moyer, Trisha • Spanish Club (3. 4) p 43 Mund, Wendy - p. 43 Murphy, Christine - Baskelhalt’ (I); Pep Club (2.3). Drama Club (2). NHS (4), Art Club (4) p. 43. 58 Murphy, Donna • p 44 Nagy. Angela - NHS (3. 4); Young Life 2.3). P. Puff (3. 4) p 44 Narang, Kumud • French Club (4). Art Club (4) p. 44 Ngo. Totrinh - p 44 Nguyen, Dan - NHS (4) p. 44 Nguyen. Hoang - Math Club (1. 2.3.4). Science Club (I. 2. 3. 4); NHS (3. 4); JETS (3. 4) p 44 Nguyen. Huong- French Club(1.2,3.4);ScienceClub (2) , HOSA (3. 4) p. 44 Nguyen, Huong - p. 44 Nguyen. Long- Math Club(l).ScicnceClub(l). JETS (Dp 44. 136 Nguyen, Quan - French Club (3. 4) p 44. 96 Patel, Neeta - p 44. 134 Patterson, Keith - p 44 Peraza. Jorge - p. 45 Pete», Gregg - p. 45 Peterson, Dwayne - Football (I, 2); Track (I, 2. 3, 4), FCA (I, 2); Cross Country (3. 4) p. 45. 206. 207 Peterson. Leon - Pham. Thang - Debate (1. 2). Math Club (I. 2); Science Club (I. 2); Math Club 3. 4); French Club (3); JETS (4) p 136 Pierce- Amy - Drama Club I. 2. 3. 4). Choir (I. 2.3); NHS (3, 4); TARS (I, 2) p. 12. 45. 132 Pierce, Tammy - Powell, Stanley • Price. Linda - P. Puff (3, 4) p. 45 Quich. Don - ROTC (1.2). MalhClub 1). JKTS (1); MathClub(3). JETS (3); Science Club(3). NHS (4) p 45 Questell. Deserie - Spanish Club (I. 2. 3). Drama Club (1.2), Choir 4) p. 45 Rayburn, Bryan • AIASA (3); JETS (3. 4); Computer Club Sec (4) p 45. 136. 138 Rea, Deborah • Swim Team (I 2. 3); HOSA (41 p 45 Ricafrente. Joy • VOE (3). P Puff (3. 4) p 33, 46. 60 Rochelle. Daniel - DECA (3) p 46 Rodger. George - AIASA (3L JETS (3, 4) p. 46. 136 Rodriguez. Miguel - p 46 Rokes. Mary • Drama and Speech Club (I). Revellie» (2. 3. 4); NHS (3. 4); p 46, 39. 58. 167 Romain, Lee - AIASA (3. 4). AIASA Treas (4). p 46 Rosa, Joseph • p 46. 116. 183 Rose. Deirdre • FHA (I) Rosen. Williaminj - Swim Team (I). JA (I )•'Science Club (I ►.Cirls Choir (I). Swim Team (2). P. Puff (3. 4A) p. 46 Rothbauer. Neil • Track (2. 3); VICA 3. 4) p 46 Rubio. Patricia - Russell. Lisa - Sailing, Suzanne - p 46. 183 Samaniego. Ruby - San Miguel. Maria • Track (I. 2). Volleyball (I. 2); P Puff (3); Spanish Club (3. 4) Sandel. Brian - Choir (I. 2. 3. 4). Blue Bombe» (2. 3, 4); p. 32. 50. 145. 417 Sanden. Michelle - P. Puff (4) p 47 Scheldt, Daniel • p 47 Shamburger, Angela - Band (I. 2); P Puff (3, 4) p «7 Shiller, Kevin - JETS (I); Football Mgr (I). Baseball (2. 3. 4). NHS 3. 4) p 47. 58. 172. 181. 245. 279 Siddiqi, Rashidi • p 47 Singson. Michelle - Basketball (2). lnd ArtsClub(3) P 47 Smith, Jerry • p 47 Smith, Theresa - Volleyball (I); VOF. (3, 4). p 47 Snyder, Teresa - St. John. Gerald - Streck, Brian - Baseball (2. 3, 4), Hon Mention All-Dist (3); p 47. 188. 244, 279 Strong, Henry - Sturm, Jeffrey • p. 47 Summe». Cassandra - p 47 Talastas, Rita • Choir (I). 8atta!ion (I). Revellie» 2. 3. 4). NHS (3. 4) p 47. 58. 166 Tebbano. Stephen - Basketball (1.2. 3); Choir (1,2,3. 4). Baseball (3). p. 24. 32. 47 Thornton. Teresa - p. 12. 13. 36. 47. 142 Tooke. Ceorge - Football Tr ( Basketball Tr. ( JETS (3). Track Tr. (2.3). Ind Arts Club (4) p. 47. 114 Toreki. lisa • Reveille» (2. 3); NHS (3. 4) p. 28. 47 Tran, Khiem • Tran, Son • Tran, Van - Math Club (I. 2); French Club I, 2.3.4). Battalion (I). Reveille» (2.3.4). NHS (3.4); Latin Club Sec (3). French Club Pres (4) p 48. 134. 146 Trivedi, Sejal - p. 48 Tush, Julie • VOE 4) p. 48 Urbanowicz. John • Spanish Club (I). Yearbook (3). DECA (3. 4); p. 24. 48. 50. 145. 183 Uthman. Samir • Baseball (I); Football (I). Track (I). Basketball (1) p 48 Valdez. Michelle - p 48 Vezos. Penelope • Tennis (I). Chorale (2. 3). French Club (I); Revellie» (2. 3. 4); Res-. Cptn 41; Stud. Cong (4); P. Puff (3. 4) p 29. 48. 165 Vuong, Tu • Wallen. Deanna • Volleyball (1.2). JETS (I): DECA (3. 4) Ward, Kevin • Cross Country (I. 2. 3). Track (I, 2); NHS (3. 4). JETS (4); p. 48. 136 Watkins, Kevin - Band (I. 2. 3. 4). NHS (3. 4). Blue Bomber (3, 4) p. 48. 129. 171 White. Lisa • Choir (I. 2. 3. 4) p 48 White, Sean - Williams. Jeffrey • French Club (I. 2). Band (2); Coif (2) p 48 Willman. Jill - Battalion (I); Revellie» (2. 3. 4); NHS (4). Spanish Club (3); Cheerleader (4), P. Puff 3. 4) p 48. 128. 162. 163. 283 Wingo. Debbie • Battalion (I); Rcvellie»(2.3.4). NHS (4); French Club (4); p. 48. 58. 166 Witte, Susan ■ Battalion (I); Revellie» (2. 3. 4); Spanish Club (3). NHS (3. 4); P Puff (3. 4); Homeroom Rep. (4). p. 48. 165. 166 Woodfin. Jim • JETS (I. 2). Basketball (1. 2); Science Club (I. 2); CSL 3. 4); Who's Who in American High Schools (3. 4); Most Handsome (4). p 3.17. 48, 172 Yeyille, Maria • Yi, Mun • Ind. Drafting Club (4) Zafiridis, Petros - Spanish Club (I). Science Club (I); Soccer (3. 4). NHS (3.4). Blue Bomber (4); Who's Who in American High Schools (4) p. 48. 58.172. 224.225 Zaman, Jamil - p. 48. 182 Zaman, Shakil • VOE (4) p. 8. 186 Zeagler, Tiffeney • Senior Indcx Personjlitics 61SENIORS SOUTH Abaya. Marie • Volleyball (I. 2 .CIa Sec. (2). NEDT (2). JA (2). NIIS(3,4). NIIS Vice Pre . (4). GSL(3. 4), Yearbook (3). Stud Cong. Vice Pre . (41. Mom Likely to Succeed (4). Art Club (4). Drama Club(4) p. 35, 130. 27 Acord. Mathew • p. 35 Adams. Bruce • Bowling League (3) p. 35 Akin, Michael • p. 35 Alford. Catherine ■ NIIS (3. 4). Spanish Club (3); Computer Math Club (3. 4) p. 35. S$ Amin, Nikesh • VICA (4) p. 116 Anderson. Renee • Art Club (I. 2. 3. 4) p. 35 Armstrong. Roy • Basketball (I. 2) p. 35 Bao. Nlnh • French Club (2.3.4). Soccer 3.4|. Art Club (41 p 35. 225 Barnett. Terry • Bailey, Ronald • Baun, Nora ■ p. 35 Bearden. Troy • Crosscountry (I. 2. 3,4). Basketball (I. 2|. Track (I, 2. 3. 4); NIIS (3. 4). p. 35. 206. 207 Beyer, Evelyn • Art Club (I). |A (I). Jr Class League (3). NHS (4); JETS (4). Physics Club (4) p. 35. 136 Bins. Mary - p. 35 Blacksher. Paula - Band (I); Symphonic Band (2.3.4). Stage Band (3.4); Band Historian (3), Head Drum Major (4). Band Sweetheart (4). NHS (3. 4 , p. 9. 35. 58. 16 . 170, 267 Bogle, Misty • Cheerleader Mgr. (3). Yearbook (3), P. Puff (3. 4). Stud Adv. Comm. (4). Yearbook Editor-m-Chicf (4) p. 35. 177. 279. 286 Boulwarc, Lisa ■ Speech Drama Club (I, 2. 3. 4); Speech Drama Club Pari. (31. Speech Drama Vice Pre (4); NIIS (3.4 ; Choir (I. 2.3. 4); Choir Treas (3). Choir Pres (4 ; Int'l The . Soe. (4). p. 9, 35. 58. 142. 144. 276 8ororg, Michael • Basketball’ (l);Cro s Country’ (I, 2) p 35 Brewer, Mary • p. 36 Briones. David • Football (I, 2. 3. 4). French Club’ (I). Basketball’ 1. 2.3). BasebalI’(1,2); Key Club (3) Bristcr. Lisa - Volleyball (1.2). Orman Club(1.2 ;Ski Club 2) p. 36 Brookshire, Rhonda - Volley ball’ (1.2). P Puff (3,4); Yearbook (3). J V. Volley ball Mgr (3); DKCA (4) Trevor Dodd's spirit poster hangs quietly over his locker during Homecoming Week. Photo by R. Law Standing in line for the feast, Bethy Gillam and Jimmy Bujnoch attend the J.V. and Varsity Football Banquet. Photo by R. Law p 36 Bryant, Lori • Cross Country (I, 2), Track (I, 2) p. 36 Bujnoch. James • Football (I, 2. 3, 4), 2nd Team All-Dist (3, 4); P. Puff Coach (4) p. 26, 36. 62. 190 Bums, Brenda - Swimming (I. 2.3). HOSA (I. 2.3.4), HOSA Treat (3); Volleyball (I). French Club (I) p 36. 41 Burrell, Roderick - Band’ (I); Band(2). Football (3.4) p 190 Bush. Cheryl • P Puff (3. 4) p 36, 60 Cao, Son - p 36 Cells, Marc - p. 36 Chamber . Mary Kay - Volleyball’ (1); Track’ (I); Volleyball (2. 3. 4); Coif (2. 3); p 37. 200 Chapman. Christina - Art Club (I. 2) p 37 Chau, Kim - Math Club (I). Science Club (I); HOSA (3) Childs. Jamie - p 37. 137. 182 Chowdury, Shaswati - Math Club (I. 2. 3. 4); Science Club (3. 4); Mam Event (4) p 37. 137, 139 Chuang, Itaw-Ru • p 37 Clover, David • Band (I. 2. 3); New»paper (2. 3); Soccer (I. 3); Class Pres ’ (2); Swim Team (2); Band (4) p. 37. 169. 171 Cochran, Thomas - Choir (I. 2. 3. 4). NHS (3. 4) p. 37 Cole, Jeffrey • NHS (3. 4) P 37 Collette. Marvin - Concert Band (I. 2); Symphonic Band (2. 3,4k Stage Band (3. 4); French Club (3k NHS (3. 4) p 37. 171 Conley. Ted - Cook, Wendy - Cooper, Sylvia • p. 37. 183 Crain, Cassandra - Drama Club (I): French Club (I )p. 37 Criiman, Robin • Volleyball (I. 2k Basketball (I). Spanish Club(2):ScienceClub(2.3). PhysicsClub (3); HOSA (4); P. Puff (4) p. 37 Cristadoro, Kevin ■ Football (I). Stud Cong. (2). Track (3) ; Newspaper (3). NHS (3. 4); P Puff Cheerleader (3.4). Rocky Ram (4). Ind Arts Pres. (4) p. 5, 16. 28. 37. 58. 118. ISO. 181 Culbertson. Timothy • Tennis (I, 2). Debate (I); Science Club’ (I); Speech and Drama Club’ (2); Soccer (3. 4); NHS (3. 4); Cerman Club (3k NHS Pres (4). Stud Adv. Comm. (4) p. 37. 58. 133. 225 Cuellar, Rodney • p 37. 144. 179 Cunningham. Lori • Battalion (I k Latin Club (3); OEA (4) p 37 Dang, Diane • French Club (1, 2. 3. 4). Science Club (2.3,4); NHS (3.4). Math Club (3.4 . Art Club (3): Mam Event (4) p 37. 134. 137 Darby. Billy • Davidson, William ■ p. 37 DeCuba, Gerard • Diep, Quyen . Dlfazzio. Robin - p. 37 Dodd. Trevor • Football (1. 2. 3. 4); Basketball (I); Track (2. 3.4);Stud. Cong (3); Vice Pre». (1.2.3); Hurdles AII Dist.(2.3);p 238. 243. 250 Doha, Jeffrey • Soccer(3.4 ; Foothjll (4). Art Club (4); Spanish Club (4) p. 19. 190. 225. 51. 38. 79. 190. 62 Dosht, Sangita • French Club (4) p 38 Doulhit. Jeffrey • Football. (1); ICT (4) p 38 Dufour, David • Football (I. 2. 3.4): NHS (3.4); JITTS (4). |ETS Pre . (4) p 190 Dunaway,Dondra• Batulion(l);Sec (I).Stud Cong (I); Volleyball (2). Cheerleader (3. 4); P. Puff (3. 4). Encore Choir (4) p. 42. 195. 162. 163. 38. 172. Dunn. Devlon • Basketball (2); Track (2. 3. 4). Cross Country (4) p 207. 38. 239. 250 Easley. Melinda • JA (3). Stud. Cong. (3) p. 38 Edwards. Elaine • p. 38. 184 Fa bona. Rafael • Football (1. 2) p. 38 Espinosa. Eliud • p. 38 Espinosa. Michelle • Drama Club (1). Battalion (1). Cheerleader (2. 4); Track (2); Stud. Cong. (3k Homecoming Court (4). Pre . (4); p. 163. 38. 172. 279. 283 Falleroni. Thomas - Basketball (I. 2. 3) p. 38 Faria . Richard - NHS (3. 4) p 38. 27 Fernandez. Sonia - p 38 Flfl, Jeanne • Soccer (4) p. 227. p. 38 FUzer, Rebecca - p 38 Floyd, Robert • p 38 Fogle. Jennifer • p. 38 Franklin. Diana - p. 38 Carri . David - Football ( Track (2); Football Hon Men (4) p 190. 38 Ceary. Michael - p. 38 Cehr, Alfred • Cenett, Jill • p 41 Cieibrecht, Wilbert - Gomez, Naomi - p 7, 169. 170 Grafton. Rimell - Football ( p. 38 Grigory. Kelly • p 38. 184 Guerrero. Ailcen ■ p. 39 Guidroz. Melissa - p 39. 186 Guthrie, Stephanie • p. 33. 39. 186 Cutierrez. Alexandria - p. 7. 39. 170 Guzman, Annelle • p. 39. 186 Halstead. Douglas • p 229. 39 Harlow, Brent ■ p. 39. 119 Harrison, Wayne • Football (I. 2. 3. 4). Most Fm (4) p. 29. 52. 39. 190 Hazlewood, Ronald • p. 39 Henderson, David • p. 39 Herrmann. Timothy - p. 39 Hill, Kelly • Band (I. 2k MDF. (4) p. 39. 183 Hoang, Ha • Volleyball Mgr. (2k Revellier (4) Arts Club (4) p. 152. 40 Hoang, Tf • p. 40 Hodge, David ■ Hoffman. Evelyn • P Puff (3. 4) p. 40 House. Susan ■ Band (I. 2. 3.4). Flag Corps (I. 2. Science Club (2. 3. 4); NHS (3. 4) p 58. 40. Hsiao, Siu-Ni • HOSA (3. 4) Huber. Robert • p. 40 Hull, Marion • Science Club (Ik Choir ( Club (3); Lit Club (3); Mam Event (3.4). ( ■ Club (4) p. 40. 144 Humphrey . Christine - Choir (1.2k Volleyball 2) . JA (3). Mixed Choir (3). Chorale (3. 4) p Hunt. Elvia - p. 40. 33 Husseini. Richard ■ Band (I. 2. 3.4); Math Club. 3) . Math Club Pre . (3). NHS (3.4). Science1 (4); Science Club Pre (4); Lit. Mag (4) p. 51 137. 170. 175 Huynh, Luan ■ llanga. Jasmin - HOSA (3. 4) p. 40. 152 Ingram, James • p 40 Iqbal. Mohammed • Football’ (I. 2. 3) Johnson. Eric - Football (I); VOE (3. 4). p. 40 , Jones. Diana - p 40 Jones. Jolanda • Track (2, 3. 4); Basketball (I. 2. Cross Country (4); All American Track (2) Greater Hou Basketball (2) p. 2. 6. 208. 218. 236. 241. 273. 40. 16 Jung, Sok - Science Club 2); Math Club (2). Nil P 58 Karimi. Rafiq • p. 40. 183 Kennedy. James - p 40 Khan. Azhar - French Club Che Cli 2. 3. 4); Math Club (2). NHS (3. 4); JETS ( 40 Kin Darrin - Kohl. Blaine - Tennis (I). Cerman Club (1. 2. 3. 25.41 Kruse. Li»a - Volleyball’ (1); Basketball(l). Voile (2. 3. 4). NHS (3. 4); Spanish Club (4) p. 201 41. 135 Kubes. Reginald - p 41 Lackey. Stacey - Volleyball (I. 2. 3. 4). Basketba 2.3). P Puff (3); Yearbook (4). Soccer (3); Tra. p 200.201.41. 177,278 Ladner. Tippi - p 41 Lam, Phat - Lancaster, Stephanie ■ Landrau. Maria - p. 41 Laleef, 7-ahed - p. 41 Law, Randall - Yearbook (4);Stud. Adv Council 41, 177, 278. 279 Lawrence, Sandra - FHA (1). Duchess (2k Class (2k Cheerleader (2. 3. 4); Head Cheerleade Who's Who Among American High S Students (3); Yearbook (4) Homecoming (4); p 195, 162, 163. 41. 8. 128. 177 ledger, Charles - Math Club (I. 2. 4); NHS (3. 41 lee, Dong - Math Club (I). German Club (I. 2); (3, 4); Soccer (3. 4) p 58. 42. 63 leggett. Mark • Lehmann. Mario • Tennis (1. 2) lemaster. Mario • lewis, David • Band (1. 2. 4); Blue Bomber (4); | 138 Locke, Lisa • Swimming (I. 2); Class Fav Homecoming Duches» (I. 3k Class Treas Stud Cong (2.3.4). Yearbook (4), Homeco Court (4). P Puff (3) p. 49. 8. 42. 130. 177 Lopez. Jesu • Soccer (4) p. 225. 42 Los . Cary - Speech (4); Blue Bomber (4) p. 42. Lovett, John • JETS (4) p 42 Luca . Jeffrey • Basketball’ (I); Basketball (2,3). (3. 4k Stud. Cong (3) p 49. 42. 172 Luman, Kelley • Battalion (I); Revellier (2. 3, Puff (3. 4) p. 42. 166 Lundy. Ceorge ■ p. 118 Lynch. Kathleen • Tennis’ (I); V.O.C T.-C.V A. 4). Pres. V.O.C.T. p. 42, 184 Maerz. Robert • p 42 Mahaffey, Lana - P Puff (3) p 42. 41 Manning. Paul - Art Club (4) p 42 Manry, Pattie - NHS (3. 4). Spanish Club (3k Cong. (4); Cross Country (4); Track (4). • Country (4); p 209. 241. 58. 42. 130. 27 Marino, Joel - Cerman Club (I). Key Club' Football’ (Ik Basketball’ (I);Tenni ’ l);Ti (I); Football (2. 4); Track (3). Yearbook Homeroom Rep. (4); Blue Bomber (4) p. 19 62 Personalities Scnior Index. 43. 190. 3 i i. Marc • p 43 i«, Mary-Jo - p 43 p. Debra - Volleyball (IkRaskclball Mgr (1.2). 11 ( Volleyball Mgr (2.3.4); FHA (I. 3. 4). FHA Pre (4 p. 49. 232. 233. 108. 43 », Slephainc • Art Club (3); P. Puff (4) p 43 rid, Sydney • p. 43 le, James • Baseball (2. 3) p. 43 llan, Jeffrey • Cro Country (I); Blue mbers (4). Ind. An Club (4) p 43 liel, Kenneth • Football (I. 2. 3), Track (I. 2. 3. P Pull Cheerleader (3. 4). Cro Country 4). rwtpaper 3). Mo t Humorous (4) p. 2. 16. 45. 7. 257. 45, 43. 238 gh, Anne - Drama Club (I); Tennis (I, 2, 3. 4), ud Cong 2. 3, 4); NHS (3. 4); TARS (4). Span, ub (4); Homeroom Rep (4). p 235,236. 250,34. . 95. 43. 130. 250 yre, Linda - Main Event (3.4). P. Puff (3) p. 52. tghlin. Duane • p 43 ay, Jame • p. 43 ing, Diane • p. 43 rr, Mary • p. 43 , Jay - Coif (1,2.3.4».Spanish Club (2.3); NHS . 4) p 46, 230. 231. 28. 43 , Sandra ■ p. 43 Stacie • p. 43 up, Ronald • Track (1): Basketball (I. 2); Kit ball (I. 2. 3. h Baseball (2. 3. 4); P Puff leerleader (3. 4) p. 11. 10. 16. 43. 190 Prathant - p. 43 [Ornery, Kim • Volleyball (1); Key Club (1); •ftball (I) p. 33. 43 . Paul -Sw.mmmg I). Football ( Track . 3. 4). NHS 3,4», Stud. Cong. (4 p 5.46. 191. . 26. 190. 243. 250 . Joe- ig . Jacqueline ■ Volleyball (I). HOSA (3). P. ■ ff 3, 4) p. 43 ski. Donald • Football (1.2,3): Track 2.3,4). P .ff Cheerleader (4). p 238. 44 rgh, Scott - Wrestling (2). DECA (4) om, Cecelia - p 182. 44 ■n, Huy • Math Club (I. 2). Science Club(l. 2): ench Club (I. 2.3.4 . Chess Club (2); Yearbook ), JETS (3.4): Ind. Art Club 3.4). Art Club (3. : p. 136, 44 n, lam - Math Club 2,3). Sconce Club 2.3). ench Club (I); Math Club(4). Phy ic Club(4); icnce Club (4) p. 44 n, lan - French Club (1. 2). Volleyball (1. 2); OSA (3) n, Trinh • French Club (I. 2. 3.4 , Math Club . 2. 3); Science Club (3); NHS (3. 4) p 44 rn, Vananh - French Club (I, 2) p. 90 n, Vinh - p. 139, 44 Michael - p 44 nt, Sammy • Football (1,2,3, 4); Track (1.2,3. Class Far. (3); Mr. EHS (4); Most Athletic (4): I 10. 11.49, 190.238.44. 251 ►i. Cila • Choir (1.2). Tennis (I). Sconce Club 4); French Club (4); P Puff (4). p. 134. 137. I I Brenda - p 44 !, Sharon - Band (I); Symphonic Band (2. 3, 4): iu Band (2.3. 4); Sec. (3); Track (2): P. Puff (3); . 171. 169, 170. 44 tainen. Hcli - Marching Band (4); Choir (4) p 70.44 'a, Raymond ■ p 44 lanagiotou, Frank • HOSA (3); Chess Club (4)p. 12.44 Helen - Choir (I, 2. 3); Encore Choir (4); Art lub (4) p. 44 r, James - Newspaper (I): Baseball Mascot (I. , 3). Art Club (3). VICA Pro (4) p 169 in, Roger - ICT (3) p 44 monte. Stephanie - Volleyball (I); Softball 0 Devangkum - p. 44 Mona • French Club (2.4); Stud Cong. (4); NHS I); P. Puff (4); Sconce Club (4) p. 58. 134. 137. Niranjan • Science Club (2) p 44 :k, Bridget • Tenni (I, 2. 3) p 44 ►on, Duane - p. 45 ion, Janet • p. 45 . Thanh - Debate (I. 2): Math Club (I. 2); cience Club (I, 2); Math Club 3, 4); French lub (3); JETS (4) p 45 , Tuyen • p. 45 . Vinh - Truyen • », Shephi - Track (I) Phu ■ n», Kristen - p. 45 r, Carolina - p 45 watin. Prapatpon • Drama Club 4). Art Club (4); chol. Art Award (4) p 45 , Julie • Stud. Cong. (I). Track (2). P. Puff (3. 4); lomeroom Rep (4) p. 45. 41. 278 martir, Maryann • FrenchClub(3); HOSA (4) p 5. 153. 182 nez. Martin ■ Raney. Robert • Basketball (I. 2). Baseball (2. 3. 4); Football (4) p. 5, 17. 45. 244 RuDiuuen, Alice • Choir (I). French Club (3); Art Club (4) p. 45 Reidenbach. Darlene • Battalion (I), JA (2). Revellier (2). NHS(3.4),Comp MathClub(4 : Drama Club (4)p 46 Rrngert. Jeffrey - Yearbook (3) p 46 Ri ve . Bryan • Drama Club ( Drama ClubSec (4).Stud. Cong. (I). Trea . (2). Football (I); NHS (3, 4). Main Event V. Pro . (3) p 46. 58. 133, 143 Roger . Shelley • NHS (3, 4). Stud Cong. (4); Homeroom Rep (4), Spanith Club (4); Spanish ClubSec. (4) p. 46. 29. 130. 131 Rollin . Michael • Roque more. Christi • Choir 1.2. 3); Revellier (2.3); HOSA (4) p. 46 Ro a, John ■ Choir (I. 2.3.4); Soccer (3. 4). NHS (3.4) P 58 Russell, John • p. 46 Russell, Kermil • Bind (1. 2. 3. 4). p 46. 171 Sacco. Ceorge ■ Football (I. 2. 3. 4); Track (1. 2. 3). Basketball (1) p. 46.27. 190 Saenz. Stacy • P Puff (3). Stud. Cong. (4). Homeroom Rep (4); Yearbook (4) p 46. 130. 177 Sander, Deanna • Track Mgr. (3. 4); Cross Country Mgr. (3. 4): P. Puff (3. 4) p. 47. 241 Sanford, Rex ■ p. 47 Sattari. Mohsen • Football (1. 2). CVAE (4) p 47 Scheffer, David • p. 47. ISt Schullze. Steven • p 47 Shinneman, Darrel • Ba ketball (1); Choir (3) p 47 Simons. James • p 47 Sim . Leslie • Volleyball (1): Volleyball (2); Homeroom Rep. (4) p. 42. 47. 41. 29 Smith. Douglas - Soccer 3. 4). Football (4); MVP Soccer (4) p. 47. 224. 225. 249. 63 Smith, Robert ■ Basketball (1,2). VOE-OEA (3.4) p 47. SI. 186 Smith. Troy • Track (3.4). CrossCounlry (4): Yearbook (3) p. 47, 207. 28 Soluren. Maria - Battalion (I); Revellier (2): Cheerleader (3); HOSA (4) p 47 Spargur, Pamela • Speer. Terry - Auto Mechanics (2. 3) Spivey, Michael • Football (3), p 47 Slaton. Willard - Stickler, Valerie - Track ( Basketbill (1.2.3, 4) p. 47.241.218 Stinneford, Jennifer - Cross Country ( Track (I, 2.3. 4); Class Fave 3). Most Humorous (4); P Puff (3. 4) p. 47. 208. 209. 241, 130 Strong. Lydia • Battalion (1). Revellier (2); P. Puff (3. 4) p 33. 47 Surati, Raxika-MathClub(l,2.3.4);ScienreClub(2. 3.4): JETS (4): Comp Math Club (3); Lit. Mag. (4); Mam Event (4). p 47. 139. 136, 137 Ta. Suong • p 47 Tartaglia, Jarquelin - p 183 Tejada, John • Theriot, Debra • Yearbook (4). Track (3) p 47. 177 Tice. Diana • p 47 TUman, Michael - Marching Bind (1. 2. 3. 4); Symphonic Band (1. 2, 3. 4); p 47, 169. 170 Tooker, David • Tran, Dung • p. 48 Tran, Dung - p. 48 Tran, Vu • Math Club(2. 3. 4): Science Club (2. 3.4), NHS 2. 3, 4). JETS (3. 4) p 48. 137. 152 Trinh. Loan • p. 48 Tucker, Susan • Spanith Club (2) p 48 Varela, Claudia • Spanith Club(l). Track (1). Drama (1. 2). Stud. Cong. (3); Swim Team (4) p. 48 Wagner, Teresa - Volleyball (1. 2): Stud Cong (I. 2): Spanish Club (3) p 19. 51. 48. 79 Walker. Janna - Basketball ( 48. 189 Wallace. Timothy - Baseball (I. 2) p 48. 27 Weitinger. Jesse - Basketball (1.2). Track (1.2). p 48. 119.27 Well . Donald - Auto Mechanics (3). Auto Mechanic (4) We»l, Jennifer • Battalion (1). Club Sweetheart (I). Revellier (2. 3, 4). Revellier Ll. (2, 3): Revellier Co-Captain (4); Homecoming Queen (4); Mis EHS (4). Most Beautiful (4) p. 8. 9. 48. 165. 166 Wetter. Jonathon • Spanish Club(2).ScienceClub(2). JA (2): p 48 William . Alfred • Tennis (I).CUm Rep (4) Williams, Jody - Wilson, Jeffrey - Orman Club (I. 2. 3) p 48 Wimpy, Vickie • FHA (2): HECE (3); OEA (4) p. 4S. 186 Winter, Alan - German Club (2); JETS (3); Chess Club (3. 4); p 181 Wright. Kelli - p 48 Yasay, Emelita - HOSA (2) p 48 Yeilding. Sonya - p 48. 49 Young, Paula - p 48 Yung, Hing - Chinese Club (I): OEA (4): p. 48 Zermeno. Richard - Band (1). Symphonic Bind (2. 3. 4). Stage Band (2. 3, 4): p 48. 169. 171 Denote Previous Schools Jeff Doria, Joel Marino, Doug Lee and Doug Smith are all packed and ready to sightsee on Senior Tourist Day. Photo by A. Miles Senior Index Pcrsonaltics 63r Juniors Junior Class Officers and Sponsors: Mrs. Heintschel, President Kim Adams, Vice President Nora Wilkerson, Ms. Goldman, Secretary Julie Johnson, and Treasi Leslie Lawless. Photo by S. Lacl Adams, Kim Adamson, Mark Allen, Blair Allen, Theresa Alster, Barry Alvarado, Osberto Alvarado, Vivianna Anderson, Kim Andrews, Jay Andrews, Theodis Anki, Susan Aquil, Angie Armbruster, Kelly Armstrong, Cheri Atkins, Cnris Aydelott, Heidi Bageant, Robbie Banks, Angela Baroski, Lisa Barreiro, David Barrett, Sherri Bazan, Nora Beaumont, Jim Becker, Mike Bell, Darren Berrones, Andre Bertrand, Melynda Beury, Carl Biddy, Paula Biggs, Pat Bishop, Allen Bjorling, Matt Blanks, Margo Bradford, Brad Brawley, Donnie Brockman, J.T. Brogan, Pat Broussard, Chris Brown, Camille Brown, Missy 64 Personalities JuniorsBolmanski, Madonna Bonilla, Adrian Bonilla, Max Bordc, Joe Bourds, Cary Boyd, Cathy Bullington, Terri Burgess, Tracy Burt, Allyson Bush, Beth Cabrera, Desire Calhoun, Meredith' Candler, Ann Carleton, Gregg Campbell, Marcie Carrell, August Carter, Lonna Chamberlain, William Chang, Lawrence Chatman, Arthur Chen, John Christ, John Clark, Chris Clark, L. D. Clark, Will Clasen, Julie Collier, Deborah Collier, Tammy Cook, Carril Correa, Lucy Corenchuk, Erica Cradit, Cindy Craig, George Craw, Chris Crisostomo, Ron Croteau, Chris Cummings, Terry Dagcnais, Phil Darling, Marian Davis, Kelley DeCarlo, Christine Delcomyn, Ward Dcutsch, Barbara Devore, Scott Dixon, Jim Dougherty, David Dunn, Stacy Duong, John Edington, Glen Elepano, Maribel F.lley, Cindy Enders, Michelle Evans, Mike Everett, Chris Faulkner, Laura Fernandez, Marcos Fields, Shawn Figueras, Debbie Fincher, Chadd Fisher, Shawn Fleming, Erin Forristall, Shawn Fowler, llollie Foxworth, Tangy Frazier, Courtney Fordyce, Kelly Forbes, Trina Gajarawala, Kayoor Gantela, Raieev Garner, Melissa Gingles, Robert Glasgow, Jeff Glcghorn, Chcrie Gleghorn, Lisa Glover, Adam Gneon, Ron Gonzalez, Jorge Goppert, Kelly Graham, Randy Grant, Charles Juniors Personalitics 65-Juniors Grantham, Jay Gray, Laurie Greene, Laura Griffith, Chrissy Guarches, Claudia Gully, Andre Gutierrez, Guillermina Haderlcin, Birgitt Hahn, Michelle Hall, Tom Hammond, Kim Hansen, Tina Hansen, Elaine Hardaway, Rachel Harris, Jamie Harrison, Latressa Hcimer, Kim Heinrick, Raymond Henry, Erick Hcpncr, Rodney Hernandez, Karen Hiatt, Kelly Higginbotham, John Hill, Toni Hinze, Keith Hoang, Tham Hoffman, Steve Hogan, Missy Hood, Kevin Hopkins, Leanne Hopkins, Shelly Howe, Robert Hudson, Angie Huey, Brian Humphreys, Cathy Hund, Debbie Hunt, Sheila Hurt, Leah Hutchins, Karey Huwar, Tom Huynh, My-Le I hie, Kim Iqbal, Mohammed Jackintelle, Denise Jain, Alpna James, Robby Jewett, John Joe, Ann Marie Johnson, Julie Johnson, Phil Johnson, Rusty Johnson, Saardia Johnson, Ted Joiner, Joe Jones, Mike Jordan, Lisa Kagan, Tracy Kail, Chris Kavadi, Manisha Keene, Jeff Keeney, Susan Kelly, Rob Kent, Kelli Kersey, Mike King, Diane Kircneim, Jodi Kolb, Charles Kopps, Rickv Kruse, Elveda Lacumandier, Wayne LaPread, L'Sandra Lawless, Leslie Layman, Tracy Leathers, Larry LeBlanc, Laraine Lee, Francine Lee, Sue Lejune, Kim Lindley, Mike Lindsley, Debbie 66 Personalities Juniorsssing kikkcr. Junior Brian Miller ibits enthusiasm during Spirit ek. Photo by S. Lackey. Munching out. Junior Laura Greene enjoys a break during lunch. Juniors eat chicken filets instead of off campus delights. Photo by T. Smith. Blowing-off time. Juniors Kevin Cheatham, Kelly Campbell, Beatriz Vargas, and Frances Ngyen wait for the bell. Photo by S. Lackey. Juniors Make Serious Decisions It finally hit the Juniors. Their 11th grade year meant only two years until they had to have made a decision about college and careers. When 610 11th graders started feeling pressure about the future, the work also got harder. They had to work harder to get accepted to the college of their hopes. Going to college is going to help you in the long run. If you study now, it will help you in college, explained Leslie Lawless. Peter White comments, If you don't get serious now, major colleges may not accept you. Shelly Thibodeaux said, I want to go into business because there are so many branches offered. Hopefully, I can make a career out of playing basketball, responded l orn Luce. Littlefield, Mark Liu, Sherry Logan, Stacy Logue, Pat Loper, Barbara Lore, Mike Lorts, Lee I ott, Sabrina Luce, Tom Lutes, Joe Major, Lisa Malaguilla, Angie Mann, Phillip Martin, Anna Martin, Gregg Martinez, Jason Martinez, Marnie Martinez, Silvia Mathiason, Joel Mathews, Cody McCoy, Laurie McDowell, Mitzi McGrath, Lori McRec, Maureen Menutes, Pete Meyer, Beverly Middaugh, Mickey Miller, Noelle Minnick, James Mitchell, Darrell Molloy, Mike Moore, Frank Moore, Kenneth Moore, Tim Moreno, Jessica Morris, Kandy Morse, Kelly Muller, Chad Munshi, Angie Murphy, Angela Juniors Personalities 67niors Murray, Bobby Murrell, I.aura Musil, Ivan Myers, Blake Nagarkar, Rita Nagle, Kathleen Nam, Ilyom Narstrom, Cecilia Neal, Cary Nelson, Kathy New, Kevin Nguyen, Chinh Nguyen, Thao Nguyen, Trang-Ann Nguyen, Yen Nichols, Robin Nielsen, Sandy Niemi, Stacey Nieves, Michael Nippert, Kerri Ober, Mike Oleary, Tom Olson, Stacy Ontoy, Harwell Orsak, Susan Oshaughnessy, John Ott, Bon Owens, Chris Packard, Tcri Pappas, Chris Patel, Ashish Patel, liemant Patel, Shilpa Pavlicek, Linda Payne, Billy Patranella, Lawrence Pena, Wendi Perez, Tcri Perry, Brian Peters, Tim Petty, Sandv Pham, Trinn Price, Jeff Protomartir, Joseph Pollick, Chad Porter, Gary Porter, Randy Posey, Mike Rabe, Rae Rai, Savita Rai, Saneeta Rainey, Nancy Ramiriz, Vicki Rao, V. Rathgeber, Kim Ray, Jeff Ray, Leighann Ray, Shannon Reese, Ken Reese, Lois Reid, Leon Rennison, Richard Reynolds, Michelle Rice, Michele Rich, Wendy Richardson, Laura Richardson, Tom Robinson, Scott Rodgers, Wade Rogers, Brett Romero, Lana Rosas, David Rosette, Jackie Rousseau, Wendy Rowell, Angie Ruiz, Irene Rutherford, Tracie Ruvinsky, Phil Samuels, Gayla Sanchez, Audra 68 Personalitics JuniorsSandefur, Brandon Saoud, Safe Saravia, Mary Ellen Savely, Brandi Schaumburg, Doug Schmidt, Ray Schreiner, Patty Schwab, Kerry Schwcrdlfcger, Gale Scruggs, Wynette Sehm, Anne Shariff, Esmail Shaw, Kollin Sheeley, James Shirvani, Alii Shoemaker, Angie Shows, Anne Shrouf, Diane Siemens, Pcnni Silva, Carina Sinha, Keena Skinner, Rusty Slay, Carolyn Smith, Desiree Smith, Ginger Smith, Pat Smith, Troy Smitherman, David Sorensen, Kari Spaulding, Chad Sperling, Ann Stamm, Tim Steele, Kris Stevenson, Chad Stinson, Tracey St. Laurent, Alison Stone, Carissa Strack, Gena Stuntz, Daniel Sturm, Lisa Juniors Rake It In Working hard since ninth grade, the Junior class earned more money by their junior year than any other graduating class. As Freshmen, they earned $2,000 on slave sale. As Sophomores they sold mugs to earn $4,000. As Juniors they sold cookies to earn $3,000. Mrs. Heintschel, the Junior Class sponsor explained, As Seniors we should end up with $21,000-$22,000 to have the best prom ever! Sharing good times. Juniors Courtney Frazier and Shelly Hopkins participate in face painting. Photo by M. Spiller. Juniors Personali ties 69Juniors Expressing their true feelings, Juniors Charlie Vazquez and Jorge Gonzalez kiss and makeupata Ram Rap. Photo by M. Hahn. Hamming it up at a Ram Rap, Juniors Nora Wilkerson, Kenny Reese, Jorge Gonzalez, Charlie Vazquez, Stacy Logan, Denise Jackintell, Michelle Hahn, Amy O'Malley, Jennifer Zepeda, Tina Hansen, Diane Shrout, Shelly Thibodeaux, Stacy Elliot, Allyson Burt, Kim Bass, and Robyn Nichols show who is number one. Photo by C. Brown. Stutler, David Sullivan, Tom Sumlcr, Michelle Talley, Tina Tang, Cuong Tanguturi, unita Tanner, Jenny Tate, Veronica Terasas, Tony Terry, Meg Thibodeaux, Shelly Thompson, Kelly Thompson, Scott Thornton, Gina Thompson, Tracy Thrailkill, Brett Tighe, Matthew Tippitt, Rex Todd, Tammy Trammell, Michelle Trost, Mike Tsai, Steven Tucker, Troy Tunon, Belinda Turner, Kim Urashka, Tim Valot, Ed Van, Helen Vanhorn, Kami Vazquez, Charlie Waggoner, Art Waida, Kim Walker, Charla Wang, Tzo-Lin Watson, Karen Watson, Wade Walls, Damon Weidemeyer, John Weltzner, Rose Welch, Greg Wells, Chappell White, Kristin While, Peter Whitted, David Wilkerson, Nora Williams, Lisa Williams, Robin Williams, Tina Willman, Mark Woerz, Michelle Young, Andy Young, Dale Young, Karen Youngblood, William Yu, Chang Zepeda,Jeff 70 Pcrsonalities JuniorsLearning office skills. Junior Blaire Allen files in the office. Pholo by T. Smith Observing attentively, juniors Shawn Forristall and Rusty Skinner watch a JV football game. Photo by S. Lackey. p in concentration. Junior Carrie Constable finishes his homework. Photo by T. Smith. Eating lunch, juniors DianeShrout and Kim Rathgebcr discuss weekend plans. Photo by T. Smith. Displaying a precision jump. Junior Shawn Fields ends a cheer, while Leslie Lawless cheers at a varsity football game. Photo by R. Law. Juniors Personalities 71Juniors Wrapping the trees in South cafeteria was all part of Spirit Week and junior hall decorating. Photo by S. Lackey. Spazzing out at Elsik-Hastings pep rally. Juniors Nancy Rainey and Debo Collier show school spirit. Photo by R. L This sign was made for hall decorating during Spirit Week. Photo by S. Lackey. Supporting Elsik in the Elsik-Hastings pep rally, Tangy Foxworth and Will Clark are happy about the exciting pep rally. Photo by S. Lackey. Cheering along at the Elsik-Hastings pep rally, juniors Audra Sanchez, Debbie McLaurin, and Michelle Wortz hope for best in the upcoming game. Photo by M. Spil 72 Personalities JuniorsJunior Class Favorites: Leslie Lawless and Tom Luce. Pholo by S. Lackey Juniors' Choice MUSIC Rock STATION 93 KKBQ MOVIE Footloose MUSIC GROUP Van Halen T.V. SHOW Family Ties SONG Against All Odds HANGOUT Westheimer CAR Camaro STYLES New Wave PARTY PLACE Someone's House SAYING Where's the beef? ACTOR Kevin Bacon ACTRESS ssing up as Super Dorks, juniors Julie Johnson and Robby James got a lot of ;hs at Halloween. Photo by M. Hahn Displaying Roman fashion, juniors Kenny Reese and J.T. Brockman party on Halloween at Camille Brown's. Photo by M. Hahn Debra Winger Juniors Personalities 73i- Sophomores Sophomore class officers: Front: Vice President Stacey Champagne, President Dede Jefferson. Back: Sponsor Betsy Lancaster, Secretary Sharon Aitchison, Treasurer Rodney Chamblee, Sponsor Nola Grahm. Photo by S. Lackey. Abello, Martha Adams, Carrol Ann Aitchison, Sharon Alford, David Alice, James Allen, Cherri Allen, Jeff Allen, Kelli Allen, Maggi Alvarado, Arcadio Alvin, Pedro Alvin, Paul Anderson, Jay Antonidis, Athena Armbruster, Amy Arp, Melissa Archer, Chris Atiqi, Rob Aucoin, Stacy Ayers, William Baggett, Rex Baker, George Ballek, Staci Barias, Gary Bass, Kim Bauer, Jeana Bazcs, Jessica Beadle, Jeff Bean,Jackie Bell, Patty Belote, Debbie Beltran, Jcmmina Bennett, Diane Bennett, Stephanie Best, Heather Bhatti, Nina Blanc, Chris Blackstone, Ryan Blankenship, Robert Blaikic, Jana 74 Pcrsonalities SophomoresBorgfield, Ken Boruch, Theresa Bouchard, Andrew Bowers, Phil Bowman, l.auren Box, Cindy Bracht, Chris Brandi, Brehm, Betsy Brooks, Christopher Brooks, Leslie Brown, Daryle Brown, Lana Brownlow, Roderick Bryson, Kelly Bui, Huan Burk, Michelle Burns, Tracy Burton, Jennifer Cadungog, Zeirie Caldwell, Ellen Campbell, Kelli Cannady, Darla Card, Valerie Cargill, Carol Carlson, Katie Carter, Christie Castillo, Veronica Castro, Mike Cestarte, Tom Chambers, Chris Chamblee, Rodney Champagne, Stacey Chandler, Kelly Chaplin, Pam Charania, Mansoor Chavarria, Walter Cheng, Andrew Chiang, Erica Ciaravino, Jimmy Coates, Shelly Collier, Kawania Concepcion, Antonette Connor, Shelley CorCoran, Patrick Crain, Cory Cruz, Ross Dabney, Phyllis Datel, Sapna Davis, Andrew Davids, Chris Day, Katherine Dean, Bobby DeBruyn, Edie DcCastro, Maria Deckard, Bizzy Del-rance, Roland DeGruy, Kim Degeusus, Cesar Delaune, Danny Delgado, Albert Demontoya, Olivia Dethloff, Chris Dethloff, Robb Diaz, Sergio Dinsmore, Greg Doria, Steve Dougherty, Doug Drayton, Ernestine Drake, Heidi Drake, Stacey Dunand, Scott Doung, Cuong Durham, Greg Edwards, Anitrice Elsey, Christine Engel, David Engel, Melissa Ernest, Steven Escobedo, Mary Sophomores Personalilies 75-Sophomores Evans, Kirk Evans, Rhea Fanning, Dory Farncy, Lisa Feakes, Cindy Feeney, Rob Fernandez, George Fernandez, Jeff Fcrrada, Carla Fikac, Sharon Flores, E. J. Flowers, Perry Follse, Richard Folz, Jeff Fratchcr, Andy Fuoco, Rosetta Fusco, Tony Gabino, Steve Gamble, Jeff Gandhi, Pretti Garcia, Segundo Gaur, Sethi Garland, Susan Geise, Tracy Gillespie, Lorie Go, Anna Goecke, Julie Gonzales, Rene Gould, Yvette Gulley, Anthony Graham, Sammy Graves, Susan Green, Gary Grennan, Sharon Groves, Karin Grueneich, Fred Guinn, Monique llabermacher, Cecil Hajer, Greg Hall, Kirk Hammond, Robert Hensley, Sean Hansen, Heidi Hardin, Vali Hawkenberry, Michelle Heard, Paige Hebert, Cindy Hedrick, Tom Hemphling, David Henderson, Mark Hendrick, Scot Henry, Jim Herlvurt, Julie Hilburn, Sonya Hilgers, Kyle Hill, David Ho, Trang Hoang, Linh Hocker, Kurt Hocker, Mark Holland, Angie Holland, Gina Hook, Jon Howe, Lisa Howe, Mark Howell, Rob Hsiao, Alice Hubenak, Dana Hughes, Tiffany Hulsey, Sherlyn Humphries, Deangelo Hurst, Trcs Hwang, Mi Ignacio, Gilda Jackson, Chantelle James, Ed Jarrard, Brett Jasek, John Javaid, Usmano Jefferson, DeDe 76 Personalities SophomoresArmbuster, Cindy Fcakcs, Belinda Moreno, Carroll Adams, and Melissa e go for the stick. Photo by R. Law Sharon Fikac, Carmen Cox, Dawn Lyngaas, Christine Newman, and Laurie Gillespie watch in anticipation. Photo by S. Lackey Schicvclbein and Julie Goecke show class of '86 spirit.Photo by R. Law Sophomore Spirit Shakes Pep Rallies Quiet? Not this year's sophomore class. What a change from their freshman year when they sat back and let everyone else win thespiritstickatthepep rallies. By the second pep rally of the season, they had taken as Vicki Lovett and Debbie Belote put it, the stick twice. Amazing everyone with their amount of spirit, the sophomores them- selves aren't surprised. We do the best at the pep rallies, that's why we win! , said Sophomore Jennifer Burton. Coming in second place after the seniors, the sophomores showed lots of energy and spirit. Many sophomores looked for- ward to the weekly rallies with enthusiasm. Sophomore Broch Wilson exclaimed They're really exciting and get you psyched up for the games! Johnson, Derek Johnson, Patty Johnson, Tami Johnson, Wade Jones, Eric Jones, Terry Juguilon, Judith Kan, Jack Kachilla, Chris Kavianiesbily, Afshan Kelly, Renee Kenoski, David Kerr, Melanie Kincade, Daniel Kingham, Michelle Kizziar, Tracy Klasing, Murphy Klix, Debbie Kochn, Connie Kolb, Dorothy Kuehn, David Kuehn, Mike Lalumandier, Wayne Lambrosc, Sam Lam us, Carlos LaKeale, Paula Landin, Marco Lang, Troy Lanoue, Matt Larry, Curtis Lavcrgne, Greg Le, Quyen Leaumont, Bobby LeBlanc, Lorraine Lee, Chris Lee, Katie Lei, Irene Leichl, Telima Leith, Alan Lewis, Andrea Sophomores Personalities 77i- Sophomores Lewis, Danny Lewis, Mcrna Lightbody, Jim Libby, Thomas Li I Icy, Lddic Linberman, Flo Locke, Brett Locke, Mark I.owltzbarker, Tesha Long, Cindy Long, Julie Longtin, Jimmy Lovetro, Tanya Luman, Tracy Lunquist, Chris Lyles, Andrea Lyngaas, Dawn Mack, Steve Maclaugnlin, Danielle Madcrazo, Naomi Mahoney, Maureen Mahr, Bill Majul, Danny Marino, Adolph Markovich, Mike Marletti, Steve Marquez, Melissa Marsalisi, Dana Masrani, Beejal Martin, James Martinez, Vicki Maupin, Sondra McCloud, llcidi McEntirc, Brian McFarland, Scott McIntyre, Dawn Meacham, Michelle Mead, Amy Mcas, An Meinecke, Tom Mcadling, Mark Mejias, Tina Mclchor, Chris Meredith, Mary Mesa, Tony Middleton, Dina Miller, Brian Milsap, Raymond Mohr, Bill Moreno, Belinda Mitchell, Bill Mockler, Leslie Mofairccg, Amal Mofaireeg, Hayfa Montes, Mary Jane Morales, Ida Moreno, Alicia Morgan, Greg Morgan, Mit Mooris, Jodi Mueller, Brandon Mulford, Monica Murphy, Brian Murphy, Debbie Murphy, Martha Mulan, Lynn Narang, Sandeep Narvaez, Troy Nguyen, Dao Nielsen, Lisa Nielsen, Tracy Newcomer, Jim Newman, Kristen Nguyen, Chau Nguyen, Chau Nguyen, David Nguyen, Huu Nguyen, Minn Nguyen, Minnloc Nguyen, Ngoc 78 Pcrsonalities SophomorcsRicky Walsh concentrates on the driving task. Photo by M. Spillcr Hey Westheimer . . . Here We Come Everybody knows Westheimer . the hottest street in Houston. It -on't be long until Sophomores oom 'The Strip . With their 16th irthdays approaching, so comes tedreaded Drivers Education test, s Sophomore Jennifer Sherrod escribes, I'm scared because I now they're gonna be watching very move I make . Jeff Folz exclaims I'm not ervous because I drive a lot now anyway . Feeling a little nervous about driving for the first time Michelle Meacham said Knowing me. I'll drive into a ditch! When asked about some of the more unusual experiences he's had. Coach Copley replied, I've been in many ditches and knocked over a number of mailboxes! I like my job because I can see an immediate result and it is fun! Curtis Larry and Larry Jones work to drive. Photo by M. Spiller Nguyen, Quan Nguyen, Quang Nguyen, Yen Nino, Janet Nino, John Northey, Craig Ober, Ryan Oglespy, Lddie Oh, Jae Oleary, Tamara O'Neal, Dina Orsak, Daryl Orsak, Noel Ott, Gary Owens, Jerome Owens, Jill Pace, Brent Pace, Susan Packard, Richard Paiz, Joe Palacio, Richard Pappas, Sophia Pannell, Tiffany Parker, Allanora Parker, Joel Parikh, Mala Patel, I la Patel, Mamta Patel, Rita Parson, Patty Patel, Sapna Pierson, Pam Pennell, Stephanie Pepper, Terri Peraza, Christina Perez, David Perres, Chris Peterson, Mary Peterson, Otto Pham, Due Sophomorcs Personalities 79-Sophomores Pham, Thien Phillips, David Pina, Richard Polterak, Jack Porter, Mike Pratt, Sharon Provenzano, Chuck Pue, Cathy Ramirez, Patrick Randall, lid Raney, Philip Redditt, Robert Reese, Jeff Recan, Kevin Reis, Shola Rha, Soyung Richards, Kermit Riley, Sella Rmo, Sudha Robertson, Dylan Robinson, Dana Rockholt, Chris Rodriguez, Dan Rogers, Lori Roller, Donald Rollins, Laura Rose, Paula Rosen, Penny Rowell, Wally Roy, Karin Ruiz, Roynel Rutherford, John Ryan, Cheryl Ryno, Peggy Sabula, Wendy Sacco, Mary Saenz, Aaron Salbana, Jeanette Salvatore, Joe Sanders, Carla Sanders, Debbie Schacherl, Michelle Schubert, Kim Schulz, Lisa Scott, Leonard Scouler, Tracy Scruggs, Sean Seabaugh, Paul Seifert, Sam Selcer, Ty Seldon, Shelton Shah, Shazia Shah, Swati Shaw, Patrick Sheffield, Debbie Sheikh, Ahmed Shine, Michael Silva, Frankie Silva, Tony Simons, Cory Simons, Scott Sorsdal, Stefanie Skalcki, Kathy Smart, Ken Smith, Dale Smith, Jason Smith, Rodney Smith, William Smith, Kim Solanki, Sharmila Sonka, Deanna Sorlcy, Donald South, Michelle Spalding, Melissa Spears, Kay Spencer, Bill Spiller, Michele Spring, Theryl Star, Travis Stark, Gidget 80 Personalities SophomoresStephens, Wendy St. John, Jennifer Stirling, Charles Stewart, John Stiehler, Chris Stockstill, Maria Streck, Mark Strickland, Jim Strickland, Jody Sullivan, Monty Sumrall, Clark Svoren, David Swindell, Kelly Talley, Tammy Tarbonell, Lilly Taylor, Theresa Tha, Edward Thang, Elian Thai, Hanh Tharlod, Amy Thcofanidis, Chris Toates, Gwen Tooper, Donna Torkelson, Shawn Trainer, Ryan Tran, Phong Tran, Thuy Tran, Tut Trong, Qui Tufts, Michael Tucker, Jeff Tucker, Jennifer Turner, Kevin Turner, Ingrid Turner, Michelle Vedmett, Mike Vallifone, Tony Unh, Tuan Wagner, Bobbie Wagner, James Karin challenges a tough opponent. Photo by B. Roy Swording It Out Karin prepares to do battle. Photo by B. Roy. En Garde is a word associated with fencing, but not many people know a lot about it. An exception to that rule is Sophomore Karin Roy. Busy fencing since the age of 14, Karin now ranks 7th in the Southwest and has been asked to participate in the 1984 Olympics. Fencing can be a dangerous sport, as the world champion last year was killed. Much precision is required because the object of the game is to make five touches in six minutes. In order fora director to tell that a touch has been made, a small electrical cord is hooked to the sword. When it touches the opponent a light flashes. Karin has serious thoughts about her future. I am eligible for a 4-year scholarship to Princeton University. But, she exclaimed, I'm afraid I might fail if I do go there. Karin chose to go into fencing because nobody else does it! I tell myself to do the best I can and not be scared. Sophomores Personjlilies 81-Sophomores Working Justin Hook and Bruce Collier study hard in Physical Science. Chccrlcading is not all fun and gar as demonstrated by Lisa Schult. Photo by M. Spi' Photo by M. Spiller Jason Smith concentrates on a lab project. Photo by M. Spiller Gary Baras shows his enthusiasm for Algebra 1. Photo by M. Spiller Wallis, Tammy Walls, Tray Walsh, Rickv Walsh, Stephanie Wardlow, Tim Wortman, Gwynnc Watts, Michelle Wells, David Wei, Vickie Weimer, Denis Wcssingcr, Carl Whitman, Melanie Whittington, Becky Williams, Kay Williams, Michelle Wills, Mike Wimmcr, Shannon Winstead, Ginger Winter, Lisa Wilson, Brock Wilson, Bryan Womack, Angela Wood, Grant Wright, Wayne Wu, Annie Wuensch, Lon Wyman, Charlene Yang, Christi Zakaria, Sofia Zapata, Kim Zeyger, Gene Zielinski, Roxanne 82 Personalities SophomoresSophomore Class Favorites: Perry Flowers and Michelle Williams. Photo by R. Law omore Kelly Campbell and Cuong Duong wait in line to order a yearbook. Photo by S. Lackey Sophomores Michelle Wade, Lonna Carter, Angela Womak, and True Nguyen enjoy shimmering dresses at the Winter Wonderland Dance. Photo by R. Law Wendy Sabula livens up the South Cafeteria to decorate for the Winter Wonderland Dance. Photo by R. Law Sophomores Personalities 83r—Freshmen Freshman class officers - President Elliot Segal, Ms. Autry, Vice President Kelly Benson, Mrs. Mucklcroy, Secretary Heather Jackson. Photo by R. Lav Abei, Scott A booker, Fovvzia Ackley, David Adams, Kef Ahmad, Adi I Allen, Karin Alford, Denise Allcrt, Rodney Almani, Susan An, Tacha Andrews, David Arce, Rafael Armendariz, Christa Arroyo, Denise Asay, Richard Askay, Ray Atleberry, John Avery, Traci Aydelott, Jimmy Bagcant, Brian Baggett, Steve Baker, Sheila Baldwin, Teresa Banawart, Tony Bandy, David Barbra, Teresa Barnett, Jennifer Barker, Robert Baronjan, Stofini Barrett, Kathie Basoco, Chris Beachley, Lisa Becker, Laura Bcckhan, William Beebe, Alicia Belson, Karen Benavides, Roger Bench, Robin Benefield, Wamb Bennett, Barry 84 Personalities FrcshmenBennett, Paula Benson, Kelly Bhatt, Nehal Bhatti, Tahira Biggs, Tina Bill, Brad Billman, Daniel Bishop, Kenny Bittner, Christi Blagg, Curtis Blair, Cheherazad Blakeman, Gina Blanchairc, Yvonne Bland, Lara Blovin, Arista Bowen, John David Bowerbox, Greg Bowling, Julie Booth, Chad Bonilla, Marietta Bois, Trade Bohot, Melanie Bolder, Dan Boehlcrt, Robert Boeker, Doug Boddie, Andrew Borst, Chris Boudreau, Tonya Brazier, Derrick Brewer, Shelly- Brown, Daniaele Brubaker, Kelli Bryant, Kristi Bui, Danh Bujnoch, Jeff Bullock, Debbie Bullock, Rachel Bun, Kosai Burg, Todd Burgess, Jill Burke, Laura Burke, Sharron Burling, 7-cslic Butler, Gtneviev Caldwell, Cassauna Cantu, Cynthia Campano, Gertrude Campbell, Chris Campbell, Karl Campbell, Robby Carlson, Jim Carpenter, Clayton Carpio, Christine Cassidy, Dennis Castillo, Rick Ceaser, Jodi Chandler, Kelly Charlton, Carole Chen, F.laine Chen, Morris Cheng, Danny Cheng, Kai Snu Chick, Nicki Chometa, Christine Christo, Steve Chung, Haw Jiun Clanton, Tammy Clark, Roland Clausen, Chris Clay, John Clevenger, Gary Cobble, Michelle Codner, Sean Cohen, Elizabeth Cole, Brad Collins, Lavondra Collins, Shannon Conway, Julie Cooper, Michelle Cornejo, Hamilton Fresh men Personali ties 85r-Freshmen Correa, Alejandra Counts, Marcus Covington, Monica Cox, Bryan Cox, Bubba Cradit, Ronnie Crawford, Jim Cuellar, Gilbert Culbertson, James Cunningham, Lisa Curren, Richard Cusack, Robyn Dale, Justin Datu, Dorothy Dave, Parul David,Jeff Davids, Chris Davis, Daren Davis, Heather Davis, Kim Davis, Laurie Davis, Lisa Davis, Ricardo Day, Kathryn Deangelis, Joyce DcCcba, Melanie Delaney, Preston Del Principe, Denise Desai, Sanjay Desai, Sheila Des Marnais, Renee Dhanani, Mohamn Diaz, Clement Dick, Jeff Dixon, Brett Dixon, Gregg Doan, Chau Dobncr, Tabitha Doolittle, Gary Drake, Heidi Dudley, Kelley Hast, Lemawn Hast, Shawn Edmundson, Gil Edwards, Lisa Ehmann, Herbert Ehnert, Chris Elinger, Michele Elting, Steve Espinosa, Olga Evans, Corey Evans, Tracy Everett, Kenny Everhart, Tim Fairchild, Scott Faro, Fran Faruque, Zarin Fazzolari, Lorea Fernandez, Amarili Fenwick, Robert Fiszer, Annette Fitzgerald, Patricia Flowers, Pam Flores, Philip Fobes, Pam France, Melissa Freese, Penny Frazier, Rodney Fullerton, Rhonda Funish, Kim Furlan, Billy Fusco, Suzanne Gaffrey, Piper Gagliardi, Joe Gaines, Shavon Gaines, Terrance Callahcr, Todd Gandhi, Chaula Gannon, Diane Garner, Eric 86 Personalities FreshmenI Strong raised his hand because he was sure with a little help from Chris npbell during Freshman Football. Photo by S. Lackey Freshman basketball players Susan Walker, Karen Bclson.and Kelly Chandler ham up the pep rally with confetti. Photo by S. Lackey Gary, Casandra Garza, Elisa Gerard, Andre Gerardis, Danny Gerhardt, Debra Ghergorovich, Virginia Gibson, Angela Gibson, Doug Golding, Marie Gomez, Maria Common, Bency Gonzalez, Henry Goodrich, Karen Gower, Mike Graham, David Graham, Steven Grahm, David Granillo, Robert Gray, Mike Greene, Rachelle Groves, Dawn Guillen, Claudia Guillot, Alicia Gully, Andre Gunnerson, Anne Gupta, Alpana Gutierrez, Jim Gutierrez, Steve Hagen, Sherrie Haidman, Dean Haliti, Fredricka Hall, Roslyn Halstead, Richard Hammlcds, Loretta Hanlyn, Bill Mans't, Mitch Hardy, Victor Harr, Richard Harris, Robin Harrison, Ducky Harrison, Todd Hawks, Joel Haynes, Panda Head, Nolan Headly, Debbie Hendrick, Kathy Hcrbold, Danna Hernandez, Julio Hernandez, Kandy Herring, Randy Herzog, Melissa Higginbothan, Shawn Hildago, Ana Hill, Julie Hindma, David Hines, Shavon Ho, Patty Hoang, Phi Hodge, Richard Hoffman, Trey Holland, Stacy Hollis, Michelle Hook, Justin Hopkins, Robin Freshmen Personalities 87r Freshmen Howell, Erin Hoyl, Nolan Huang, Edmund Hudson, Eric Huffman, Colleen Humes, Scott Hunter, Roberta Hu war, Billy Hwarge, Jennifer Hydo, Paul Ida, Hans Ihle, Lori Her, Donna Isaacks, Dan Jackson, Heather Jackson, Johnna Jamerson, Julie Jamirosa, Mike Jarreol, Billy Jasso, Jesse Jay, Allen Jepsen, Michele Jewel, Trave Joe, Chris Joe, Randy Johnson, Amy Johnson, Billy Johnson, David Johnson, James Johnson, Jennifer Johnson, Kevin Johnson, Kristen Johnson, Pat Johnston, Laura Jones, Amv Jones, Kelley Jones, Lawrence Juhasz, Tammy Jung, Sue Kacnilla, Steve Kantis, George Karimjee, Jabcen Karkhu, Dimitri Kasper, Randy Kattner, Kathy Keeling, Deanna Keena, Julie Keeney, Susan Kersey, Emily Kessler, Izzy Kim, Soo King, Carol Kitt, Candice Kleefman, Randy Klenke, Melinda Klima, Mike Kline, Kristin Koch, Lee Kopps, Terri Knight, Shannon Knight, Shawn Kronn, Michele Kubecka, Todd Kulkarni, Aparna Kuo, Charles Lafferty, Alaine Lake, John Lambaugh, Chris Landrau, Marie Landry, Greg La Vato, April Lawrence, Susan Lay, Kristi Lazzara, Dawn Layne, David Leathers, Mike Le, Son Lee, Chris Lee, Ed Lee, Seung 88 Personalities FreshmcnLei, William Lcnard, Shelly Lengyel, Chrislinia l.enlz. Dawn Lcpik, Lara Lindcrman, Tim Lindo, Lynden Littlejohn, Kim Littrell, Jamie Liu, Debbie Lockhart, Brett Lochiel, Michele Long, Curtis Longoria, Martin Lonquet, Dcving Lopez, Mercedes Lovetti, Paul Lozz, Joseph Ma, Miriam Ma, Yukuo Mahdi, Randy Mahdi, Ronda Maher, Dawn Malone, Mike Manuel, Clifton Martin, Beth Martin, J. Martin, Steve Martin, Terence Martinez, Julienne Massengill, Cindy Massop Dawn Matlock, Grace Matthews, Carol Mattos, Lisa Mayers, Mark Mayo, Denna McCan, Robert McClellan, Susan McCoy, Robert McCullough, Dini McDaniel, Kevin McDaniel, Tim McDonald, Sheila McElroy, Tim McFall, Colleen McGaffin, Mike McGaffin, Roxanna McHugh, John McIntyre, Jason McKellip, Chuck McLane, Jeff McNulty, Sean McQuav, Colette McWasnington, Rudy Meas, Lang Meitzen, David Melendez, Jannina Melo, Martha Meyer, Richard Middleton, Mason Miklson, Abraham Miller, Clifton Miller, Jeff Miller, Jill Milz, George Minick, Deondria Minnix, David Minkle, David Miracle, Matt Mitchell, Jimmy Mitra, Kakali Moebes, Sharon Moira, Cauchi Monico, Dave Montoya, Javi Moon, Keith Moon, Paul Moore, Kathy Moore, Tom Frcshmen Pcrsonalitics 89r-Freshmen Moreno, Elizabeth Morgan, Curt Morgan, Gavin Morris, Caryl Morris, Stephanie Mortison, Ronnie Mueller, Brian Murray, Davone Mutascio, Nick Nadolski, Lewis Nagle, Tommy Neal, Steven Netz, Sheila Newell, Steve Newton, Bryant Neynes, Barbara Ng, Wing Nguyen, Due Nguyen, Dung Nguyen, Huan Nguyen,Hue Nguyen, Phuong Nguyen, Quynh Nguyen, Son Nguyen, Thi Nguyen, Thinh Nguyen, Vananh Nguyen, Vien Nichols, Jill Nixon, Ben Nollie, Kochauel Nunez, Louis O'Connor, Bart Ontoy, Darrell Ontoy, Jezrell Ordonez, Marcia Osborne, Pal Packwood, Mark Pai, Vivck Palumbo, Tony Pan, Tim Pana, Tiffanie Panova, Steven I 11111 UV I-.1U I I Park, Chul Parker, Scott Parsley. Ellen Partcnheimer, Donica Patel, Sunil Patel, Trupti Patin, Jerry Pazel, Nilesh Pederson, Hanneh Perry, Shawn Pennel, Tim Peraza, David Petry, Tracy Pham, Huonga Pham, Toai Pham, Tri Pham, Nho Pham, Nga Phillippe, Janclle Piccola, Picra Pickard, Ronald Pickett, Angie Pittman, Darin Placeltc, Brian Plazinich, Kirk Pletka, Susan Plows, Michelle Polnac, Patricia Porter, Cherise We're the best from here to heaven; Senior class of '87! 90 Personalities FreshmenPotts, Byron Presley, Tina Prichard, Carrie Protomartie, Laurdes Prymuszewski, Mark Qualls, Mat! Quiles, Freddy Radford, Lonnie Ragan, Patty Ramsey, Paula Rao, Radha Rasheed, Mike Rashragorich, Jimmy Rathgcbcr, Rob Ravn, Renee Rawson, Chris Reed, Mike Reeves, Elizabeth Renner, Robert Reynolds, Stephanie Rhodes, Christie Riley, Chris Rivera, Carlos Rivera, Juana Rix, Tim Ripple, David Roberts, Bill Robinson, Angela Robson, Lora Roboes, Steve Rocque, Robert Roesner, Annette Rodney, Andrew Rogers, Aaron Rogers, Vanessa Romain, Jeff Romero, Lana Rook, Nicole Roosa, Heather Roquemore, B Rothermel, Gary Rowder, Kelli Rowell, Steve Ruhl, Rick Runnells, Kim Ruvinskaya, Polina Saba, Carlinc Saenz, Troy Santmyer, Sonia Savage, Jill Savala, Mary Savala, Pat Scheffer, Roxzann Schiller, Allan Schiller, Brad Schmidt, Doylena Schmucker, Walter Schumacher, Tim Schumacher, Tom Schurtz, Gwen Schwab, Stacey Scott, Angie Scott, Kelly Scales, Renee Sebesta, Larce Sccrcst, Don Segal, Elliot Senior, Janirea Scssums, William Shah, Charlie Shahi, Meena Shahi, Veena Shamburger, Cynthia Shan, Maitru Sharaf, Waleed Shaw, Chris Sherrod, Jennifer Shine, Cinda Shirley, Brian Simoneaux, Kim Freshmen Personalities 91i-Freshmen Sims, Janice Smiddy, Winslon Smith, Chris Smith, Cindy Smith, Frank Smith, Sandy Smithcrman, Lee Somarvilla, Christina Sommer, Jenny Sorth, Tracy Soussi, Souad Soucak, Brett Spaniel, Michelle Speanburo, Karen Speer, Rayelynn Spencer, J. Stallings, Loni Staton, Susan Stephenson, Mark Stevenson, Robby Stickler, Monica Stohla, Andrea Stone, Kevin Stringer, Karen Strong, Ty Stuck, Shelley Suitor, Shannon Sullivan, Chris Susatyo, Windri Sutton, Clinton Swann, Jennifer Swift, Sherri Talasta, Robert Tantillo, Renee Tate, Shannon Taylor, Angie Taylor, Joanne Teobano, Lisa Tenney, Bill Terasas, Nick Thai, Tam Titian, Trinlt Thomas, Frank Thomas, Jeff Thomas, Richard J. Thottakkara, Teresa Thurston, Joe Tierney, Jack Tones, Erick Tooke, Jeanie Torres, Elaine Tortoice, Joe Trad, Milad Trammel, Dawn Tran, Chi Tran, David Tran, Phuona Tran, Thuy Trenh, Kiem Trapino, Stewart Truong, Nhi Tsai, David Tucker, Christine Tucker, Rosemary Tymon, Matt Urtaneta, Carolina Vaitkus, Keith Van Dyke, Berdetta Van Dyke, Herbert Vangilder, John Van Horn, Chris Vawter, Jeff Veliz, Sidneug Vcrastegui, Carlos Villarreal, Mary Villatone, Carlos Vinluah, Santa Virdue, Kim Von Holtcn, Arjana Wade, Michelle 92 Personalities FrcshmenFreshman Class Favorites: Elliot Segal and Kelly Benson. Photo by R. Law Waite, Melissa Walker, Blair Walker, Misty Walker, Shclli Walsh, Susie Warner, Robert Watson, Maurice Watson, Shadey Watson, Tim Webb, Robert Welch, Ben Welch, Stacey Welk, Kristen Wcntland, Chris Wethington, Dan Wheaton, Stacey White, Monty Whitaker, Tracy Wiley, Jerry Williams, Dionne Williams, Mitchell Williams, Rayelvnn Williamson, Mine Willmon, Rene Wingo, Kelly Winters, Carol Witte, Jan Wittmer, Belan Woeltmer, Danny Wooden, Cathey Wright, Robin Wyatt, Drusilla Yaklin, Yee, Karen Yowell, Leslie Zanella, Amy Zekowski, Jodi Zilahy, Paw Zuhlke, Laurie Freshmen Personalities 93Mr. Fairman,oneofthe most respected and admired teachers turns his Government and Economics classes into an unforgettable senior event. He is never without a gift, otherwise known as a worksheet for homework. Mr. Fairman's transparency cartoons arc only one of his teaching techniques. In the background. Senior Jeff Lucas stands .is a fellow Economer. Photo by R. Law Mr. Porter, now in his third year as Coordinating Principal, prepares to deliver his speech at the annual Football Banquet. Photo by R. Law LEARNING 94 Learningit Club Sponsor Mrs. Harris and lomore David Svoren and other ibers of the Latin Club help the or Class with stadium clean-up the Hastings game. Photo by S. Lackey Mrs. Lee instructs her fourth period AP Biology class on the proper techniques for growing bacteria cultures. Photo by S. Lackey homores Kevin Reagan and Philip cy give their classa presentation on ?k Mythology in Mrs. Brown's lish class. Photo by G. Brown Junior Blair Allen and Senior Anne McHugh discuss the educational benefits of Office Aide class during fourth period. Photo by R. Law Learning 95French teacher Beryl Hogshead explains the test over a student's la vine (wine) report. Photo by A. Miles Ms. Hogshead listens to a government oral presentation. Photo by A. Miles In between reports, Ms. Hogshead reviews the last oral presentation. Photo by A. Miles Junior Christiana Nguyen Ba watches attentively as Senior Quan Nguyen gives his French Government presentation. Photo by A. Miles Ms. Hogshead Leads Teachers and Students Beryl Hogshead, French teacher, was chosen president of the Alief Education Association. A.E.A. is the local teachers organization which belongs to the Texas State Teachers As- sociation. She has been a member for seven years and an active member for three years. Ms. Hogshead has been divorced for seven years and has two grown children. Her daughter, Elizabeth, graduated from Texas A M University and is now teaching the hand- icapped. She also has a twenty-one year old son who is in his junior year at Stephen F. Austin University. Besides being actively involved in A.E.A. and in teaching. Beryl Hogshead finds the time to travel extensively. Her most recent trip was one to Senegal, Africa. She went the summer of '82 for one week to attend a convention for the American Association of Teachers of French. During the summer of '81, she went to the Negev Desert in Israel to help excavatea tel (dirt mound) called Tel Halif. Another exciting trip was one to Belfort, France located near Germany. Since Ms. Hogshead uses French as a second language, she was invited to become an exchange student and spend the summer in Belfort with a French family. She believes that, a person who has not traveled, is just not a well-educated nor a well- rounded person. Being the president of A.E.A., Ms. Hogshead has several responsibilities. She must keep Alief teachers and the school board informed of any probU or news in the teach' profession. There are mont meetings which are held different schools through Alief. The purpose of th meetings is to raise the leve educational concern by gett teachers and residents volved, stated Ms. Hogshe She also said, teachers neec be actively involved in tl professional lives in order raise the level of professional in teaching. By Ericka F 96 Lcarning Special FeatureShe Has Love and Dedication laving a job dealing with h an assortment of pressing ies with administrators, rhers, and students, took teone with dedication and s for education. Marilyn mp was hired seven years when Elsik grew large ugh to require a full time endance Clerk. She moved n the attendance office to kkeeper and then, to her rent position, as Mrs. ling's secretary in the North House. Mrs. Crump not only had to type letters, master schedules, make copies and other sec- retarial duties but also guide students and teachers and answer their many questions. She filed an enormous amount of mail, and kept up with teachers to make sure that substitutes were where they needed to be. Math teacher Betsy Lancaster said, She's nice to us. Journalism adviser Karen Ritter commented, The jour- nalism department could not have survived without Mrs. Crump's help. Along with this busy schedule, Mrs. Crump and her husband LeRoy, AISD Athletic Director, spent time together in between each of their busy schedules. Her oldest daughter Sheryl was a Sophomore at Hastings and was active in volleyball and golf. Her youngest daughter Carol, who also played volleyball, attended Holub Middle School. As a native Houstonian, Mrs. Crump majored in Business and minored in History at Howard Payne College in Brownwood, Texas and received her B.S. Degree in Secretarial Science. Mrs. Crump really loves her job and, according to Mrs. Keeling, does an outstanding one. By Kerri Nipper, Faculty Editor Secretary Marilyn Crump comfortably relaxes on her kitchen counter at home with her family after a long day at school. Marilyn Crump relaxes on the back porch with her family, Sheryl, Carol, and husband LcKoy. As Mrs. Keeling's secretary, Mrs. Crump has daily responsibilities such as typing and filing which keep her very busy. Photo by S. Lackey Special Pea ture Learning 97English Strives for Excellence Who has the largest department with as many as 29 staff members? The English Department does with over half of these teachers having earned their Master's degree in English. This made them very qualified as they work very hard for long hours, described Department Chairperson Kay Moore. The curriculum consisted of basically the same elements as the year before. Freshmen worked on paragraph writings and grammar along with Antigone and Romeo and Juliet. Sophomores also studied paragraph writing, mythology. All Quiet on the Western Front, Julius Caesar and Animal Farm. The juniors' multi-paragraph research papers and American Literature added to their study of The Scarlet Letter and Huckleberry Finn. Seniors' paragraph writings and research papers helped them to become more oriented toward the world of work, stated Mrs. Moore. A dramatized version of Ulysses Return to I theca Aftei the Trojan War helped Mrs. Brown's sophomores to ease the end of the first semester. The students worked hard, had lots of fun, and everything was just great, said Mrs. Brown. The teachers spent their summer working on curriculum to fit the new standards requiring four years of English instead of the present three and a half year requirement. The English as a Second Language (ESL) program lead by Mrs. Burns has really helped many students of Hispanic, Vietnamese, and other cultures to learn despite the fact that they cannot speak fluent English. This class is of special im- portance because the language and cultural barriers of many bright students prevent or hinder them from commu- nicating their ideas and skills in English. By Debbie Figueras Waiting to pull out for a field trip on a school bus is Voices sponsor Wrotenbery. Photo by R. Vivian Viladevall takes a break from grading those endless amounts of pa Photo by R. Abrookin, L. Adams, P. Social Studies Science Aquil, J. Armstrong, K. Asnes, E. Autry, L. Beatley, S. Becker, F. Special Ed. Business Special Ed. Social Studies Special Ed. Art Bedford, G. Biasiolli, A. Bilbrey, B. Bodine, D. Bowers, C. Brandt, T. Bright, C. Broussard, B. Special Ed. Secretary Secretary P.E. Registrar Asst. Social Studies Math Science 98 English LearningInstructing from her podium, Mrs. Silva shows her pearly whites. Photo by R. Law Resting on her podium, Carol Arp laughs during a lecture Photo by R. Law- Performing The Return of Ulysses are Sophomores Melissa Barge, Brett Jarrard, Greg Walls, Patti Bell and Shelly Coats in Browns IIA English class Photo by G. Brown Mrs. Pritchard drills grammar into her students' brains. Photo by R. Law Brown, G. English Brown, M. Counselor Bryant, W. P.E. Burns, D. Special Ed. Burns, J. Science Bush, C. Special Ed. Cann, B. Clark, C. Science Counselor Clark, D. Cochran, D. Contine, S. Copley, R. Math Attendance Clerk Health Drivers Ed. Corb, C. P.E. Cote, R. Crawford, J. Crummel, T. Librarian Attendance Band Learning English 99Trigonometry and E.A. teacher Nancy Stephenson contemplates on explain- ing the next problem. Photo by R. Law During Algebra class, Donald Clark explains one of his many jokes. Photo by R. Law Algebra teacher Elizabeth Hatley helps Sophomore Stephanie Vails average her six weeks grade. Photo by R. Law Crump, M. Curtis, N. Secretary Foreign Language Dadura, G. Daniels, R. Social Studies Industrial Arts Davis, E. DeAngelis, J. Science Secretary Dethloff, M. Dilts, E. Special Ed. English Ehrmann, S. Ellcy, P. Foreign Language Secretary Evoritt, R. Fairman, C. Fawcett, L. Ford, L. Fontenot, F. Foreman, M. Business Social Studies P.E. Foreign Language Health English 100 Learning Math ’Sonya Kennedy, Computer Math teacher, prepares another program for her students. Photo by R. Law Cynthia Scott keeps a watchful eye on her Geometry students as they work on their proofs. Photo by R. Law Junior Lisa Sturm helps out at the Math and Science Club's Tournament by grading tests. Photo by R. Law Math Hosts Math and Science Tournament The math department sponsored the math tournament last year, but not combined with science which is what they sponsored on February 25. Two hundred Elsik students assisted. Math and Science Club members, pre- pared the keys, constructed and proctored the tests, and graded them with the help of teachers. The Math Club students did an outstanding job of organizing and running the tournament, complimented math teacher Linda Lewis. Two thousand students from twenty-four high schools and five middle schools attended the tournament. Ki.lough Middle and Bellaire High Schools took the Sweepstakes awards for math and science. It was a lot of work but worthwhile because the stu- dents learned a lot from it. The overall assessment was that it was an excellent tournament, commented math department Chairperson Barbara Pohla. By Kerri Nippert Frew, M. English Fyke, D. Gar wig, J. Gattis, J. Gehring, T. Gilbert, M. Goldman, S. Gordon, M. Trainer Foreign Language Social Studies Industrial Arts Science Business Special Ed. Graessle, L. Graham, N. Guthrie, K. Social Studies Art Library Gwynn, C. Habermacher, N. Mall, D. Hall, J. Science Library Social Studies Counselor Harris, C. Math Math Learning 101Charmagne Gwynn smiles during a lecture; she teaches Physical Science and coaches the tennis teams. Photo by R. Law Edith Davis prepares one of many experiments that keep Chemistry classes busy. Photo by R. Law Sandy Lee shows her students how to dissect a cat which was a new experi added to the AP Biology curriculum. Photo by R Harris, P. Hartfiel, J. Harryman, L. Hearne, W. Heintschel, S. Heydrick, J. Hinze, G. Hogshead, B. Foreign Language P.E. Business Math Business Library Vocational Foreign Languaj Hook, C. Howe, B. Jagoe, P. Jones, G. Kagan, L. Art Drivers Education Science Counselor Secretary Kennedy, B. Knickel, D. Laauwe, B. English Study Skills English 102 Learning Sciencectta Hostak patiently listens to questions asked by her physical science fnts. Photo by R. Law :'s only physics teacher, Jim Burns, also sponsors the chess club. Photo by R. Law Science Adopts New Experiments, NASA Marine Biology was added to the curriculum to teach students the secrets of the sea. I n studying this course, students learned the behavior of aqua inhabitants. Dissecting wasa major part of AP Biology. Students were assigned the unusual task of dissecting a cat. Learning the anatomy of a cat is required for those students in Advanced Biology courses in college, said biology teacher Sandy Lee. Physics students went to NASA December 14 as a special field trip. This trip was different because new events were added to the ordinary public tours. Students were able to see the Zero Gravity Simulator, a lecture on space suits, a tour of a Space Shuttle, and a tour of the Skylab. A special lecture on combining laser technology, computers, and robots was included. These robots were directed through a range finder and a target locater to develop robot satellites. Scientists use these satellites for communication purposes. The satellite is 22,000 miles out in space and the shuttle is not designed to go out that far. Because the special tour items were added to the trip, I thought the students were more exhilerated than those of years before, said physics teacher Jim Burns. I thought the Zero Gravity Room was the most exciting part of the trip. It was weird seeing people float around like bal- loons , said Senior Todd Herring. Senior Stan Hyun added, I thought the trip was fun. The Space Shuttle was most interesting to me even though it was not theactual shuttle used in space. All science classes provided an opportunity to learn through experimentation as well as labs. By Ericka Hoss Lancaster, B. Lautcr, D. Lee, S. Lewis, L. Livingston, W. Luton, L. Maddox, C. Math English Science Math Printing Arts Math Foreign Language Martin, T. P.E. McCollom, S. McKie, M. McLeod, D. Mendel, C. Moncrief, J. Workroom Industrial Arts Social Studies Foreign Language English Morrow, L. Mucklcroy, J. P.E. Business Science Learning 103After finishing a lecture on the Vietnam War, American History teacher Newcomer heads for the social studies workroom. Photo by R. Mr. Caporiccio explains the American laws of supply and demand to his 5th period Economics class. Photo by A. Miles Students in Mrs. Abrookin's 1st period World Studies class work on study guides for Anne of a Thousand Days. Photo by A. Miles Ness, M. Newcomer, M. Newton, M. Nila, C. Choir Social Studies English P.E. Null, II. Oberthier, C. Pagans, J. Parke, L. Science Math Secretary Health Pasquale, P. Patranella, P. Pfeffer, L. Pierce, A. Pless, G. Pohla, B. Posey, V. Powell, C. Library Aide Work Room Aide Math English P.E. Math P.E. English 104 Learning Social Studies. Graessle helps students to better understand the American political party ;?m in her fourth period Government class. Photo by M. Spiller Irs. Graessle Teaches Seniors With Flair 'caching seniors is not all fun, ecially during second tester when Senioritissets in. da Graessle, Social Studies artment head, and rernment economics teacher ?sn't mind these afflicted iors at all. She admits I went 3 teaching because I really oy teenagers and I get a real ck out of helping them rn. In 13 years of teaching she has found that seniors will stay more involved in either economics or government if the teacher stays involved in the learning process. Ms. Graessle believes that If students see that I'm enjoying teaching, then lots of times it rubs off on them and they really get involved. In Alief, seniors are required to have a one semester Government class and a one semester Economics class. If Ms. Graessle were allowed to make a change in her courses, she would like to have a year long government class. She claims, In one semester we really only scratch the surface of a student's potential in Govern- ment. Ms. Graessle keeps her students interest by having a class simulation of a mock congress where the class participates in a meeting of congress with majority party leaders, clerks, and speakers of the house. Her class discussions are also appreciated by her students. Senior Linda Cruz stated, She teaches us on an adult level and really makes us understand how the government works. By Stacy Saenz Quail, D. Richmond, A. Ritter, K. Scarbrough, D. Schreiner, G. Sciba, M. Scott, C. Sekel, P. Social Studies Library Aide Journalism Business Math Driver Ed. Math Speech Shillcr, T. Silva, I. Secretary English Simmons, E.E. Sloma, M. Math Secretary Startzman, L. Stevenson, K. Social Studies Social Studies Talley, S. Taylor, L. Social Studies Study Skills Social Studies Learning 105Coach Scarborough Jakes time out from coaching basketball during sixth period. Photo by S. Lackey Kay Armstrong files homework papers, a skill she teaches her students as the of the business department. Photo by S. La Thomas, M. Thomas, P. Thompson, D. Thompson, S. Toulmin, T. Touson, M. Walker, R. Ward, R. Watson, T. Welch, L Whitaker, C. Whitlow, C. Williams, J. Williams, W. Woods, D. Wrotenbery, J. 106 Learning Business•on Heintschel carefully teaches the typing procedure for a business letter. Photo by S. Lackey rri Goldman takes a break from her ng classes. Photo by S. Lackey Business Expands Houston has always been a city associated with low un- employment rates when com- pared to those of other cities. As unemployment rates increased, the need for a stronger business background has too. Many of the surrounding public schools are now offering a variety of business courses. One such course is Ac- counting. Accounting I teaches the recording and interpreting of financial records in any business. Accounting II deals with the administration of partnerships and corporations. Accounting is a good field to go into because there is an un- limited demand for account- ants , states teacher Sharon Heintschel. One elective which teaches studentsthe fundamental know- ledge of laws and crimes having to do with business is Business Law. It helps the customers to gain an understanding of their rights when purchasing goods , said Kay Armstrong, depart- ment chairperson. To me, typing has been an important course throughout high school. Besides learning the basics, it is a skill that I can carry on to college , stated Senior Bridget Pavlik. Record keeping taught me how to keep a check book and figure out income tax returns, explained junior Birgitt Haderlein. First year typing teacher Linda Harryman hands out timed writings. Photo by S. Lackey Business Learning 107Freshman Amy Jones begins cutting a pattern for one of the several sewing projects offered in Mrs. Heatherly's class. Photo by S. Lackey Seniors Shawn Dabney and Debra Massop proudly display their gourmet talents at the Halloween Homemaking pa: Photo by S. Lac Foods teacher Phyllis Watson helps Freshman Denise Arroyo and Sophomore Sella Riley learn the basics of a making a cake. Photo by A. Miles Before puttingon their costumes logo trick or treating, Gwen Tooke and P; Hoovcr enjoy the festivities at the Homcmaking Halloween Party. Photo by S. Lac Home Economics Helps in the Future Sewing, Foods, and Home and Family Living make up the Home F.conomics Department. Each of these classes is especially designed to teach something about home experience. Home and Family Living teacher Debbie Zissman explained, In Home and Family Living, each student participates in either a wedding or an apartment project. The wedding project involves planning an entire wedding from the engagement party to the reception. For the apartment project, a student is required to chose a floor plan of an apartment and must decorate it spending a fixed amount of money. Projects like these may seem boring now but Mrs. Zissman claims, The material may not be appreciated until later when a student is looking for a home or thinking about marriage. The class also deals with decisions involved inselectir partner. Although the clas intended for both boysandgi the number of girls is noticea higher. 1 would like to see m males in class because there lot to be learned no matter w sex you are, stated Zissman. By Stacy Sat 108 Lcarning Home economicsMrs. Rciling listens carefully as sewing teacher Teresa lleatherly entertains the counselors at the Home Economics Halloween Party. Photo by S. Lackey unan Carolina Urdaneta carefully hems Sangita Patel's dress for her class •ct in sewing. Photo by S. Lackey Junior Kelly Fordyce works quickly to finish a dress she is making in Mrs. Heatherly's Sewing class. Photo by S. Lackey Home Economics Learning 109Academic Electives Expect More Freshman Barbie Ncyens was awa the Outstanding Journalism Stu Award. She was the only journa student to place (third in newswr: and in feature writing) at the I district meet. Photo by C. Matt) Academic electives include music, art, drama, speech, debate, and journalism which all required many creative skills, long hours of work and practice, and individual talents. The band, directed by Joe Williams and assisted by Terry Crummel, competed in many contests throughout the year. The class as a whole, competed in several divisions of U.I.L. They also performed a Christmas and Spring Concert. Each day we rehearse for our next per- formance and try to play better than the time before, stated Director Joe Williams. The Art Department added many new activities to their department. Because we teach the entire spectrum of fine arts, we expect our students to have an interest in art and want to learn, said Department Head Claire Hook. Art students enjoyed many field trips as well as speakers from the Disney World Art Department. Drama students also had a new teacher this year, Carolyn Boone. Being both the drama teacher and director, Ms. Boone had high expectations of her students. I expect my students to commit themselves to the Carolyn DeLecour plans her daily lesson activities in speech with her students' interest in mind. Photo by R. Law theatre. I also wish for them to become involved and appre- ciative of the theatre at all levels, said Carolyn Boone. The students performed Grease, Antigone, and student One Act Plays. Each day consists of rehearsing scenes, make-up labs, technical theatre, and improvisations. The Speech Department was also led by one teacher, Carolyn DeLecour who also coached debate forcnsics. There are five different speech classes - each a different course. I try to choose daily activities that will meet the requirements while being interesting to work on at the same time, stated Carolyn DeLecour. Students participated in demonstration speeches and in-class debates. Students must also be able to organize their thoughts and ideas and to orally verbalize them. Journalism classes also greeted a new teacher, Karen Ritter. Reporting classes pre- pared students for advance work in yearbook and newspaper. The Rampage only had eight reporters while the yearbook consisted of twelve staff members and five photographers. I wish more students would get involved in journalism. They can improve their writing skills, leadership, organization, self-confidence, and their ability to interact with many different types of people. I have very high expectations for my students. Accuracy and punctuality is so very important in this field; 1 stress it from the start! stated Karen Ritter. The Rambiings '83 and Rampage '84 were each presented Awards of Achievements by the Interscholastic League Press Conference. By Ericka Hoss Art teacher Nola Graham stresses the importance of a student's dedication to their work in art. She also helped sponsor the Junior Class. Photo by R. Law 110 Learning Academic Electives1 Director Joe Williams helps his award winning students achieve the racy and precision needed to perform on a football field or in a concert Photo by R. Journalism Teacher Karen Ritter produced and directed local television programs before teaching to a live student audience in the classroom. Carolyn Boone, drama teacher, tells her students to rehearse that line one more ,imc- Photo by S . Lackey Academic Electives Learning 111Bringing Lorcna Foard enjoys teaching her second year Spanish classes. Photo by R. I Cultures Home The Foreign Language Department brought students closer to the culturally diverse world. The students were able to discover the true concept behind taking this type of class as well as fulfill college requirements. Classes have proven not only to be good for practice in speaking a desired language but also to study the cultures that go along with it. The French classes were able to see Candide by Voltaire performed at Jones Hall. The students also performed many of their own skits. They will also be competing in the National French Contest with an entry for all levels. Spanish classes attended Man of La Mancha at the Music Hall and Ballet Fulflorico at Jones Hall. The majorobjective in any foreign language class is to increase the student's ability to communicate in a given language, said teacher Carolyn Mendel. German classes wrote and performed many skits throughout the year. Such skits included Charlie Brown, Star Wars, and Airplane III. The students also developed skills in communication by reading major works. Latin students learned their language by performing skits and speaking the language. All the foreign language clubs gathered together for their banquet in May. While Linda Allen gives a Spanish lecture. Junior Terry Cummings and Senior Frank Papapanagiotou listen intently. Photo by S. Lackey 112 Learning Foreign Languagef During Trench class. Beryl Hogshead laughs at a student's remark. Photo by R. Law Susanna Ehrmann explains the daily German lesson. She teaches several different classes and sponsors the German Club too. Photo by S. Lackey Janet Whitlock goes over a French vocabulary assignment. Photo by K. Groves Foreign Language I.earning 113 I wanted to do what others have done for me Coach Leonard Fawcett's achievement packed career proves him to be an extremely talented man. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Fawcett moved to Texas when he was five years old. He started his track career as a seventh grader at Hogg Junior High School. Being a star athlete in high school, he held nine school records, a Southwest Confer- ence record, placed fourth in a national handball champion- ship and was coached by a former Olympic coach. During his junior year at Reagan High School, Fawcett played bas- ketball and despite a handicap, he went out for football. When Leonard Fawcett was just three years old he had to have his arm amputated just below the elbow as a result of an unfortunate accident. He got his arm caught in a clothes wringer. But in no way did this incident impair Fawcett's abilities and motivations. It inspired him to strive even more to reach his goals - and that he did. Throughout high school, he set seven broad jump (as it was called then) records at various track meets. Three of those records stood for 13 years. Fawcett received a four year track scholarship to Rice University. All of these honors contributed to his decision to teach. In addition to coaching track and football, he assists the cross-country team and teaches physical education. Coach Faw- cett sums it up by commenting, I think that I am dedicated enough and willing to sacrifice my time and knowledge and share them with our athletes. By Michelle Hahn Coach Fawcett's scrapbook holds many good memories like this race he ran during his years at Rice. Photo by R. Law Coach Fawcett today dedicates his time and knowledge with our athletes. Photo by R. Law This clipping in Coach Fawcett's scrapbook tells of his great achievements during high school. Photo by R. Law Sports Medicine Staff: Front: Trainer Dennis Fyke. Back: B. Wilson, L. Scott, W. Rodgers, B. Tooke, D. Whitted, T. Goudy. Photo by T. Smith 114 P.E., Health, and Drivers Ed. LearningFaye Fontenot explains the Health lesson on the overhead. Photo by M. Spillcr Coach Robert Copley gives the final exam to three Drivers Ed. classes. Photo by R. l aw Drill Team Training group: Front: J. Conway, C. Prichard, M. Watts, R. Cusack, C. Tran, M. Wade, K. Schubert, and C. Gary. 2nd: L. Johnston, G. Blakeman, M. Hollis, J. Johnson, K. Speauburg, S. Burke, T. Rabouier, S. Morris, J. Sommers, V. Rogers, and H. Jackson. 3rd: D. Liu, P. Fobes, J. Deaugelis, M. Herzog, K. Wingo, J. Miller, N. Rook, T. Weltzbarker, F. Halili, A. Fiszer, and J. Meleudez. Back: L. Parduc, K. Scott, K. Benson, L. Becker, K. Brubaker, J. Witte, F. Linderlian, G. Morris, J. Sherrod, M. Covington, C. King, T. Presley, L. Ihle, and S. DeSai. Photo by R. Law Learning P.E., Health, and Drivers Ed. 115Senior Joe Rosa, vice president of DECA,serves ham to American History teacher Mr. Quail at the annual Christmas luncheon held for the faculty and administration. Photo by S. Lackey In Printing Arts, an addition Vocational Education this year, Scr Amin Nikesh runs the printing pi smoothly. Photo by M. Spi Junior Greg Garner learns how to do a tune-up in Automotive Mechanics. Photo by S. Lackey Sophomore Howard Farris works in a commercial printing environment learning lithographic processing in Printing Arts. Photo by M. Spillcr Printing Arts Added to Curriculum If you are 16 years old and have your counselor's approval, you are eligible to join any course offered in Vocational Education. Counselor John Hall explained Vocational Education as providing exploratory ac- tivitiesand learning experiences that contribute to the de- velopment of work and work related responsibilities. There are several work pro- grams to choose from. Dis- tributive Education was created for students who are interested in wholesaling and service selling jobs. The course counts as an elective credit and each student must work at least 15 hours a week. Vice President Senior Joe Rosa has really enjoyed the past years in DECA. He claims, it has really taught me a lot about responsibility and the working world. For those students who are interested in the more advanced scientific vocations, there is a new course called Vocational Printing. Teacher Henry Livingston explained Printing is a very open field with a lot of opportunities in the outside world. Running a printing press isn't the only skill learr in this class. Layout and desij composition, paper cuttii typesetting and photograp and enlarging are just a few the studies offered. In its fi year. Vocational Printing I contributed many services to I school district. The class I printed several business car newsletters, and pamphlt Junior Jesse Flores said really neat to look at a printi job and say I did it! By Stacey Sae 116 Learning Vocational Educationor Mansoor Khan sandpapers the wood for a bookshelf in Industrial Arts. Photo by S. Lackey Librarian Mr. Cote prepares to have his blood taken by a nurse from the Blood Center at the HOSA blood drive to insure teachers. Photo by R. Law Special Ed. teacher Mrs. Dethlauff bites into a delicious ham sandwich at the DECA luncheon held for the administration and faculty. Photo by S. Lackey Junior Sam Coley learns several metal trade skills that will allow him to work his way through college. Photo by T. Smith Vocational Education Lcarning 117Sophomore Jim Henry pulls oul a blue print in drafting. Photo by A. Miles Freshman Hans Iida entered a demonstration of an assembly joint of a depth guage at the Regional Contest. Photo by M. Spiller Instructor Ted Gehring, and Soph- mores James Lightbody and Ronnie Loftin work together on a woodworking project. Photo by A. Miles Senior Timothy Wallace uses the metal lathe to form metal into a precision round object. Photo by A. Miles After clean-up. Juniors Bret Rogers and Tony Terasas, Senior Brian Lundy, Junior John Strobel, Senior Kevin Cristadoro, Freshman Kelly Bryson, Juniors Rene Gonzalez and Lawrence Patranella, and Sophomores Allen Leith and Steve Mack get together in woodshop. Photo by A. Miles 118 Learning Industrial Artsor Jesse Weissinger carefully uses the drill in woodworking. Photo by A. Miles Spiegel smooths out a board in a planer during woodworking. Photo by A. Miles Sophomore James Lightbody created this clock from a tree trunk and hatpins. Photo by M. Spiller Department Head Phil Thomas observes Senior Brent Harlow as he draws a floor plan for competition. Photo by A. Miles Industrial Arts Excel in Regionals, State Contest The teachers and students of e Industrial Arts Department ived all year to achieve one tin goal: to create the most teresting, excellent projects ssible to enter in the Salt Grass gional Industrial Arts contest. iey reached this goal through my hoursof hard work during nool as well as on Wednesday enings for the club members d interested students. Each student developed their rn projects and with the help their teacher, created works of Woodshop isn't a blow off iss. You can tell by the work produced from it, and the fact that we were rated highest in the regional fairoutof all southwest high schools. With the help of Mr. McKie and Mr. Gehring, there are no limitations to our woodworking abilities: any- thing your mind can create, can be done in this woodshop, commented Senior Kevin Cris- tadoro and Junior Elveda Kruse who along with Jack Kan, received Best-In-District awards and won first place with their entries. Ronny Loftin won first place in woodworking. Second place winners were Bjorling Mattins, Mike Jones, Chad Booth, Ed Chou, Jeff Erdelt, Markus Kraus, John Strobel, and James Lightbody also winning a third. Taking third place were Tom Hedrick, Lawrence Patranella, Ti Hoang, and Greg Morgan. In the Drafting Competition, first place went to Laurie Gray (also with a second place), Victor Ponce DeLeon, Alan Winter (also with a third place), Brent Harlow, and Shelly James. Gina Gutierrez, Vladimir Yoffe, Gary Ott, David Kunz, Jim Henry,and Donna Umhoefer (also with a third place) won second place. Third place went to Rolito Vicerra, Luan Huynh, Daniel Holland, Art Waggoner, Scott Thompson, and Brett Jarrard. At State in Waco, they won 5 firsts, 4 seconds, and 7 third place awards. Phil Thomas instructed drafting, while Ted Gehring and Mike McKie taught wood- working and Rick Daniels supervised metal shop. Mr. Gehring commented, I enjoy teaching, and the extraordinary students make it worthwhile. By Kerri Nippert Industrial Arts Learning 119Study Skills Inspires Freshman Success A required course for freshmen. Study Skills, helps the student become more self- directed and self-sufficient in classroom and intellectual ac- tivities, commented Study Skills Department Head Dr. David Knickel. Although the class was designed to help freshmen with their study habits, there were many differing views on the class. Some students felt that it helped them while others thought it a waste of their time. Sophomore Michelle Williams, who had the class as a freshman, said, It was okay but I already knew everything. Sophomore Todd Lavergne felt that, It was boring but it helped me with my study habits. Study Skills teacher Lynn Taylor commented that al- though at the time they took the class some students felt it was a waste of time, I've seen and heard from other teachers that as the students go through high school they realize how impor- tant Study Skills was to them. By Kerri Nippert Mrs. Foreman demonstrates the lesson on the chalkboard. Photo by K. Law Dr. Knickcl prepares to call on an enthusiastic student for an answer. Photo by R. Law Lynn Taylor helps a student to complete her work. Photo by R. Law 120 Learning Study SkillsDepartment chairperson Cheryl Raschil- la has worked hard lo improve the special education department. Photo by R. Law Special Education teacher, James McMillan, enjoys working with special students. Photo by R. Law Teacher Ellen Asnes prepares to teach a lesson. Photo by R. Law Our Special Kids Work Hard Special education had one main goal - to get all 210 of those special kids ready to cope with life after high school, whether they choose college or work. All of the kids participated in a vocational program that would help them find a job that they could succeed in. The department chairperson, Cheryl Raschilla, said, I like working with students and Mary McCoplin listens attentively to a student. Photo by R. Law seeing them progress in regular academics. The students held a Christmas crafts sale of student made crafts. Also, the students participated in the Special Olympics which consisted of bowling, basketball, track, and field events. Mrs. Raschilla enjoys her work and says, Our main goal is to get these kids prepared for life. By Kerri Nippert Special Education Learning 121Clinic Assistant Betsy Taylor places eye drops into a student's eyes. Photo by K. Law Becky Kuithe, Betsy Taylor, and Marjorie Avery work together in the clinic. Photo by R. Law Where Does It Hurt? Wasn't it great to have someone care about you when you didn't feel so well? Becky Kuithe, Betsy Taylor, and Marjorie Avery are the ladies who cared for students during the flu epidemic in February. Whenever there was an ache in your stomach, head, or leg, the first place to turn to was the clinic. The biggest challenge 1 have faced at Elsik is trying to get everybody tested for vision and hearing 'cause it's really im- portant to me that people hear what is said to them and can see what's in front of them, said School Nurse Becky Kuithe. It gives me a great feeling of satisfaction knowing that no matter how small my help might be-that someone will appreciate it! explained Betsy Taylor, clinic assistant. Marjorie Avery, clinic aide, said To me, fulfilling the needs of the students when they need you is what helping others is all about. By Kerri Nippert School nurse Becky Kuithe, waits for another student to sign the famous sign-in-sheet. Photo by R. Law Clinic aide Marjorie Avery f ilesstudent health records. Photo by R. Law 122 Lcarning Nurse and AidesParaprofessionals Give Needed Help What would Elsik have done without its paraprofessionals? There is no way that I could do the job I do without Mrs. Crump's expertise and help in the office, commented North House Principal Elsie Keeling. The requirements for para- professionals in Alief include an aptitude test along with a timed typing test. I like the challenge and the variety of different things I do in my job, and 1 like to work in this new, beautiful school, exclaims Betty Bilbrey, South House office. Lorraine Kagan, Main Office Assistant said, I like working with the students and I enjoy seeing them through their years at school. It gives me pleasure to see them graduate and accom- plish their goals. My job is veryr interesting and 1 meet lots of people. I like working for Mrs. Keeling and the hours are great, commented Marilyn Crump. The journalism department thanks all these ladies for their patience and valuable help. By Kerri Nippert Special Education Aide»: Joyce Aquil, Marilyn Tovson, Fran Depaolo, and Dorothy Jackson. Photo by R. Law South Mouse librarians: Kay Guthrie, Jill Heydrich, and Peg Pasquale. Photo by S. Lackey North House librarians: Anita Rich- mond and Robert Coty. Photo by S. Lackey Paraprofessionals: Front: S. McCollom, B.Cochran, M.Crump,and A. Biasiollo. 2nd: P. El Icy, D. Patranella, M. Davis, C. Bowers, J. Pagans, and C. Whitt. 3rd: J. Womack, L. Kagan, T. Shiller, J. Deangelis, B. Bilbrey, J. Crawford, and R. Underwood. Photo by A. Miles Paraprofessionals and Librarians Learning 123Guidance Lends a Hand Counselors: Front: M. Brown, G. Jones. Second: C. Clark, C. Thornton. Bad Baker, J. Hall, D. Whatley. Photo by R. If you ever have a problem, school-related or personal, you can be sure a counselor will try to help out. Ginger Jones, South house counselor, states that her goal is to find a solution to changing student attitudes and also to get them to pass their classes. Although Ms. Jones admits that she has been confronted with some problems she felt were difficult for her to handle, she comments, I wish more students would come in for advice. I can't always provide a solution but I'm always here to talk. Included in the counselors many responsibilities arc sched- uling classes, providing advice for parents, teachers, and students, monitoring all college preparatory tests (TAP, TABS, SAT, and PSAT), guiding new students, and preparing credit summaries. Ms. Jones states that she likes her job because the atmosphere is very relaxed; counselor's opinions are lis- tened to and we have the freedom to say what we think will be helpful. By Stacy Saenz School Board: Front: M. Littlcwood, B. Wilkerson, P. McLeod. Back:T. Chappell, G. Wright. Photo by R. Law Superintendent A1 Hook enjoys the faculty bar-b-que after school. This is his first year to hold the office of superintendent. Photo by S. Lackey The ISC has been led by Prim Carolyn Brown since 1976. Photo by R. 124 Learning Administration:ipal Bobby Porter makes last itc preparations for his speech at patsy Hoover eats lunch and relaxes for a few minutes from her manv duties as •ports Banquet. Photo by R. Law Nor|h House Assistant Principal. Photo by R. Law tant principals Frank Jarrett and Dirk Engel support the girls out on the field North House Principal Elsie Keeling takes time out of her busy day to water the Powder Puff game. Photo by S. Lackey plants in the atrium. Photo by R. Law i House Assistant Principal Gwen Tooke signs a disciplinary referral, one of The Journalism Dept, is grateful to lany responsibilities of assistant principals. Photo by S. Lackey South House Principal Charlie Cothran for all the interviews he's granted this year. Administration Learning 125Carmen Gonzalez helps students keep their cafeteria sparkling. Photo by S. Lackey Dia Mantina looks around for more student leftovers to dispose of before the next lunch. Photo by S. Lackey Margaret Baggett takes last minute purchases while Maria Ramirez and Billie Norman count the till. Photo by S. Lackey Albarez, A. Alvarez, M. Chavez, L. Gonzalez, C. Guerrca, R. Jarramillo, M. Martinez, C. Martinez, D. Ramirez, M. Regherd, T. Rincon, F. Menfiva, M. Montalbo, M. Morris, J. Oquendl, M. Ramirez, L. 126 Learning Support PersonnelPat Porter closes up her register after a long lunch period. Photo by S. Lackey Wcing Blackwell records inventory in between customers. Photo by S. Lackey Cafeteria Workers Appreciate Students Lunchtime always seemed to bring out the slobs in everyone. We were taught to clean up after ourselves at home but always forgot about it after we ate at school. What a mess with napkins, plates, wrappers, and plasticware thrown all over the tables and floor. It's a good thing that the cafeteria workers were pa- tient enough to pick up after us. Some of these special workers drove buses and others were busy enough working in the cafeteria and hallways. Charline Moss, register clerk, said “I like the kids most of all. They never cause any trouble ' By Kerri Nippert Torres, T. Suarez, G. Rios, O. Rachel Originales picks up the last of the trash. C lunch is finally over. Photo by S. Lackey Support Personnel Learning 127Drama student Senior Chris Lundquist participated in the musical production of Crease as well as Antigone. This play was chosen as alternate for the State Regional Meet. Cheerleaders Kim Adams, Kathy Malone, Lisa Shultz, Julie Johnson, and Jill Willman perform theirkick routine at Tulley Stadium. Because of their dedication and hard work during the season. Seniors Sandy Lawrence and Kathy Malone, and Juniors Kim Adams, Leslie Lawless, and Julie Johnson were nominated for All American Cheerleader. Photo by R. Law Photo by A. Miles PARTICIPATION 128 ParticipationDrama teacher Carolyn Boone's first year definitely had an impression on her students. One drama student bragged that Ms. Boone is just a fun loving crazy kid at heart. Photo by R. Law ipage Ad Manager Sophomore ned Sheikh won first place at UIL petition for his Carmine's Pizza rtisement. Photo by R. Law Senior Kevin Watkins, Junior Billy Vahldick, Sophomore Chuck Provenzano, and Freshman Herbert Ehmann march down Boone Road in the Annual Alicf Parade. Photo by R. Law Participation 129This is it This year was a new beginning. Student Congress tried some new activities with great success. We're becoming more active and expect much more in the future, stated Sponsor Chris Fairman. Student Congress sponsored many activities such as Spirit Week, Hall Decorating Contest, Drug Education Week, Talent Show, and Basketball Intra- murals. I think being in Student Congress is fun because you become more involved with school activities, commented Senior Bridget Pavlik. College T-Shirt, Slob Day, Sweat Shirt, Dress-up, and Blue and White were the different themes each day during spirit week. Each class was responsible for decorating specific halls for the Hastings game. The Soph- omores won, with the theme We're going on a bear hunt. During Drug Education Week, each member evaluated their classes and kept records on whether or not they felt it was Senior Pattic Manry is dressed to support the Student Council scrapbook theme Cause Celebre at their Amity Park picnic. Photo by M. Spiller • • Leaders for Today and Tomorrow successful. The overall opinion was that the week was success- ful although it was felt that some classes did not have presentations which were as good as others. Other activities included holding all auditions and re- hearsals for The Generic Talent Show and each week helping the swim team by timing their meets. Student directories were pub- lished for the first time in two years. Various members spent a lot of time alphabetizing and typing in order to get it to the printer on time. I've really enjoyed being a part of Student Congress. I'm looking forward to getting Student Congress more active and involved next year, said Junior Tracy Kagan, elected President for 84-85. Student Congress operates under a new point system used to identify most and least active members. The top members were awarded with a trip to the State Convention in Dallas. This is it. . . Leaders for Toe and Tomorrow was convention's theme. Memb attended different worksh such as School Spi Outstanding Student Counc Enthusiasm, and Involveme A political rally was held to el the school state officers for n year. Each school enters scrapbook of the year's activil judged on a scale of superi excellent, or average. Elsik v awarded an excellent rati which is the best they've e1 received. I liked being a representat because I got the chance to m and become friends with a of people at the differ, conventions, said Freshrr Jimmy Johnson. Student Congress is rea great because everyone wo together and we really get a accomplished for the schoc expressed Sophomore Murp Klasing. By Sandy Lawrei Participation Edi Front: Stacey Saenz, Anne McHugh, Lisa Sturm, Jennifer Spencer, Marie Aba Sponsor Mr. Fairman, Patrick Regan, Bridget Pavlik, Chas Stevenson, Colic Huffman, Dennis Cassidy, Jimmy Johnson. Second: Shelley Rogers, Lisa Loc Jenny Stinneford, Tracy Kagan, Blake Myers, Murphy Klasing, Swati Shah, L Fcdcrwisch, Michele Spiller, Rose Wcitzner. Back: Jeanne Fifi, Mona Patel, Me Shah, Paula Biddy, Ray Schmidt, Joe Salvatore, Jenny Hyum,Pattie Manry, Vale Card. Photo by M. Spil 130 Participation Student Congressek Regan, Jeanne Fifi and Blake Myers join together to pick out a Christmas which brightened up the Christmas of a needy family in Rosenberg. Photo by M. Spiller Student Congress members Jeanne Fifi, Patrick Regan and Michele Spiller help get the student body and faculty in the Christmas spirit. Photo by M. Spiller e Myers, Tracy Kagan, Shelley Rogers, Patrick Regan and Michele Spiller take ak from the district meetings which were held at the First Baptist Church. Photo by M. Spiller Senior Shelley Rogers and Junior Blake Myers go over notes at the district meeting sponsored by Northbrook High School. Photo by M. Spiller Student Congress Participation 131NHS Busy With Community Work And Rewriting of The Constitution National Honor Society (NHS) chapter Nu Eta Sigma has a membership of 141. In order to be a member of NHS one must be a junior or senior, have an overall grade point average of 3.4 since the beginning of the 9th grade, have high moral character and service and leadership abilities plus be invited for membership by the Chapter Council. The members started off the year by bagging (242 dozen) homemade cookies for The Big Brother Christmas Party. At Christmas, they adpoted a poor family and provided a complete Christmas for the mother and children, sold Valentine car- nations, helped Sharpstown Humana Hospital by creating a playroom for the children's ward, sold 240 Gold C coupon books and tutored. They held their banquet at Pecan Grove Plantation and the Awards Assembly on May 7th. This year has been the most difficult because everyone had to participate in the rewriting of the constitution. The state of Texas is raising and making tougher its requirements for high school. Therefore the constitution had to be revised, said sponsor Mrs. Laawe. Changes included the restric- tion of no more than three teacherson theChapterCouncil, each of whom shall have been at Elsik a minimum of two years. Senior Amy Pierce gives a speech about leadership at the National Honor Society- Induction Ceremonies. Photo by R. Law one member from the guidance department, and one member of the administration. The officer's duties were strengthened as well as the duties of the members. Each member must maintain a 3.4 GPA and have satisfactory conduct grades. A copy of the member's report card, must be turned into the adviser every semester. Second semester, each member must exhibit the qualities upon which this organization was established. Members who are not present for at least 50% of a meeting will be counted absent after 7:10. Students who have made an F or U or P in conduct are not considered asa candidate for membership and mem must be enrolled in on-lev« above-level courses. S members were eliminated, sponsor Mrs. Laauwe. Junior Safa Saoud said, 1 privilege to be in Nati Honor Society. It's hard w but lots of fun. Mrs. Laauwe Ms. Frew are great sponso look forward in working ’ them and the members year. I feel that National He Society has been grt improved and strenghthc due to the new sponsors more activities through year, replied Junior !v Shah. By Richard Pac The new officers for 1984-85, President Tushar Patel, Vice-President Vik M Secretary Trade Rutherford, Treasurer Rose Weitzncr, Parliamentarian Laui Chang are inducted into their new positions at the annual banquet. Photo by T. Ruthe 132 NHS ParticipationDan Holland was crowned with balloons at Pecan Grove Plantation. Photo by T. Rutherford. Senior Bryan Rives shows off his magic tricks at the annual banquet. Photo by T. Rutherford. Front: Mrs. Laauwe, M. Kuo, A., M. Abaya, T. Culbertson, C. Ledger, Ms. Frew; 2nd: S. Taunguturi, M. Shah, B. John, D. Reidenbach, T. Cochran, T. Nguyen, B. Rives, A. Kuo, S. Leitoai; 3rd: T. Pham, K. Noponen, D. Boyne, K. Box, L. Holsopple, A. Mchugh, K. Cristadora, E. Beyer, H. Fowler, M. Lozano; 4th: K. Lanigan, D. Wingo, S. Witte, R. Talastas, R. Rabe, T. Cummings, E. Fleming, A. Malaguilla; 5th: K. Eitze, M. Rokes, T. Herring. K. Shiller, B. Tooke, R. Husseini; 6tn: S. Rogers, A. Martin, L. Bouleware, T. Patel, J. Jones, P. Manry, C. Currcn; 7th: S. Hunt, L. Lawless, L. Kruse, T. Packard, A. Sanchez, M. Brown; 8th: C. Alford, T. Bearden, P. Blacksher, C. Bratka, D. Chema, C. Choi, M. Collette, D. Dang; 9th: D. Dufour, R. Farias, A. Gaalla, N. Ho, S. House, S. Jung, M, Khan, D. Lee; 10th: J. Lucas, J. Meyer, P. Moon, C. Murphy, D. Nguyen, H. Nguyen, L. B. Nguyen; 11th: T. Ngyuen, K. Panesar, P. Patel, J. Peraza, A. Pierce, D. Quach, J. Ross, G. Samuels; 12th: L. Toreki, V. Tran, V. Tran, K. Ward, K. Watkins, J. Willman, J. Woodfin, P. Zafiridis; 13th: D. Bell, C. Boyd, L. Cjang, J. Chen, J. Christ, C. Cradit, T. Damron, R. Feliciano; 14th: J. Duong,S. Fischer, T.L. Lee, R. Giveon,T. Glasgow, L. Haug, K. Hernandez, T. Ho; 15th: M. Hogan, J. Hyun, R. James, J. Johnson, L. Johnson, S. Johnson, T. Kagan, M. Lozano; 16th: T. Luu, M. McDowell, V. Mehra, G. Neal, K. Ngo, T. Nguyen, T. Nguyen,T.A. Nguyen; Back: S. Patel, D. Pham, S. Rai, V. Rai, T. Rutherford, J. Sta vena, L. Strum, G. Thornton, S. Tsai, O. Tse, T. Washington, R. Weitzner, C. Wells. Photo by R. Law. Senior and president of NHS Tim Culbertson presents seniors with Honor Collars at the Awards Assembly. Photo by R. Law. Participation NHS 133Joie de Vivre Enjoy Life French Club, a very active club, had one activity per month including a visit to the Renaissance Festival and the French movie Z in October, selling creams puffs in November, a Christmas party in December, ice skating in Jan- uary, making crepes in Feb- ruary, a picnic at Amity Park in March, a volleyball game in April and their banquet at a French Restaurant in May. French Club also participated in the National French Contest in March. Officers were President Von Tran, Vice-President Michelle Nguyen, Secretary Diane Ng Dang, Treasurer Ginger Smith, Historian Thanh Ho, and Publicity-Manager Mona Patel. Front: C. Doan, G. Thornton, Y. Nguyen, C. Narstrom, S. Jung, N. Patel; 2nd T. Hoang, K. Watson, M. Dozier, G. Winstead, P. Rose, M. Bjorling, R. Nagarkar, K. Morse; M. Dang, T. Scoular, S. Kim, J. Blackie, S. Knight, E. Chang,S. Knight, M. Abello, J. Bates, G. Smith, M. Kavadi, M. Ma, K. Narany, D. Dang, G. Oberoi, M. Patel. We have a lot of membersand they are very active and enth- usiastic. We likegetting together to do things, explained Mona Patel. I think it's great to have foreign languages. That way the students learn more about the other cultures and languages said Von Tran. M. Dozier, K. Watson, C. Narstrom, Mrs. Hogshead and G. Winstead display face paintings at the Renaissance Festival. Veni, Vidi Vici I wish Latin Club could have one activity per month related to the classics, says Sponsor Mrs. Harris. Latin Club's activities in- cluded stadium clean-up, vis- iting the Renaissance Festival and softball and volleyball games with the other language clubs. They also participated in the National Latin Exam which was held in March. President Tushar Patel ex- plained This year has been very exciting for me. I think everyone should take Latin. Officers were: President Tushar Patel, Vice-President Greg Welch, Secretaries Mani- sha Kavadi and Sandra Neilsen, and Treasurers David Svoren and David Nguyen. By Richard Packard Front: M. Nguyen, D. Nguyen, S. Nielsen, M. Kavadi; 2nd Sponsor Ms. Harris, W. Ng, C. Yang, E. Chang; Back: H. Pcde L. Jones, D. Svoren, T. Patel. Photo by S. La 134 Participation French and Latin Clubsicers included President T. Patel, Co-President K. Goppcrt, Vice-President B. Ill, Social Chairman D. Hund, Secretary Treasurer C. Wells, Photographer M. c. Photo by R. Law Augezeichnet Excellent I want German Club to be the best foreign language club ever. And also for my students to learn more about the German culture through the opportunities available, said Mrs. Whitlock. German Club has participated in a lot of activities such as the Renaissance Festival, a softball game against the Latin Club and eating in a German restaurant. German Club is rapidly growing. They now have approximately 40 members. You really get a feel for what Germany is like said Darel Orsak. All the parties, games and trips make this club the best club around, said Chris Theofanidis. Front: S. Patel, P. Pearson, A. Lan, C. Wells, D. Tsai, C. Lengyel, B. Kohl, Sponsor, Mrs. Whitlock. 2nd: T. Bannwart, E. Henry, W. Lei, M. J. Montes, V. Pai, J. David, D. Billman. Back: M. Lore, D. Alford, T. Patel, C. Theofanidis, D. Orsak, J. Salvatore, L. Koch. Photo by R. Law Amo Espanol I Love Spanish Senior and Spanish Club member, Lora Holsopple re- vealed, It's really a good club because you can see different aspects of Spanish life like food, literature, and culture. Spanish Club participated in the Renaissance Festival, played volleyball with other foreign language clubs, ate at a Mexican Restaurant and had a picnic at Amity Park. I enjoy participating in the acitvities in which the Spanish Club is involved. I also like the people involved in the club. I joined the club to learn more about the culture and language of Spanish people said Vice- President Terri Packard. The officers are: President Lisa Kruse, Vice-President Terri Packard, Secretary Shelly Rogers, Treasurer Heather Jackson. nt: A. Joshi, M. Lochicl, H. Jackson, L. Kruse, P. Mann, M. MacDowell, T. kard, M. Hogan, Sponsor Mrs. Mcndal. Photo by S. Lackey German and Spanish Club Participation 135JETS Member»: Front: R. Surat i, T. Nguyen, V. Tran, L. Nguyen, L. Wang, G. Thornton, M. Kavadi, A. Malaguilla, L. H; 2nd: L. Chang, B. John, M. Kuo, D. Pham, A. Lan, E. Boyer, S. Kim, J. Christ, Mrs. Pohla, L. Nguyen, Mr. Ruff;3rd: B. Raybi J. Rodgers, T. Pahm, R. Wcitzer, S. Shah, V. Rao, I. Lei; Back: H. Nguyen, K. Ward, D. Dufour Photo by R. 1 Senior Ava Lan displays her JETS scholarship from A M with pride. Photo by S. Lackey JETS Soar To The Top Students interested in engi- neering, science, and math careers found the Junior Engineering Technological Society to be a good introduction to any engineering fields, exclaimed Tracy Kagan. JliTS attended several competitions this year. Among them was the State JETS Tournament at Texas A M on March 9, in which Long Nguyen took second place in mathematics. They also par- ticipated in the tournament at Klein High School and the Inventational Olympiad at Robert E. Lee. Ava Lan, one of the forty-four students in the club, won a JETS scholarship to A M. Raxika Surati, a JETS member, ex- plained I like JETS because I feel that with the information I learn, it will help me to fulfill my engineering career. Although there have not been too many tournaments, they were a fun experience. By R. Nichols JETS sponsor Mr. Ruff gets the roster ready for the JETS tournament. Photo by S. Lackey Linda Wang, an enthusiastic member of JETS, speaks up during an aftern meeting in Mrs. Pohla's room. Photo by S. Lac JETS members Vijaya Rao and Ava Lan talk about up-coming events. Photo by S. Lacl 136 Participation JETSScience Club Builds Membership Science Club member Devinder Panesar replied, In Science Club I learned more about science in an informal way. Also, it is an educational experience with great opportunties. The majority of students don't understand how Physical Science and Biology can help a student in the future. Some students simply hate Science. Well, there is a group of teenagers right here at Elsik who feel differently and they are in the Science Club. Science Club started off their year with the Bellaire High School Math Science Tournament. In October, they sold Halloween Treats. The club also participated in the tournament at the High School of Health Professions. For the first time, Elsik sponsored their Math Sci- ence Tournament in which 25 High Schools and five Middle Schools participated. Each student entering a contest must take a test in different fields of science or math and the student with the highest score wins , said sponsor Ms. Cann. President Richard Husseini commented, In the past, the things we did in Science Club were not significant, but this year has been the best. We have more members doing more things that deals with science such as tournaments and field trips . Being in the Science Club is hard work because there is practicing for tournaments after school. Science Club is not like having an extra science class, it is more fun and challenging, says Vice- President Carol Curren. Science Club members work the refreshment stand during the tournament. Photo by M. Spiller officers are President Richard Husseini, Vice-President Carol Curren, Secretary Maria Kuo, and Treasurer Anna Kuo, rian Vu Tran. Photo by A. Miles ir Sunita Taunguturi sells Halloween Treats during lunch to raise money for ce Club. Photo by R. Law I: J. Alba, N. Tran, R. Surati, S. Patel, N. Trang; 2nd: O. Tse, M. Kuo, A. Kuo, M. Kavadi, Ms. Cann, A. Lan, C. Curren, tin; 3rd: L. Wang, J. Diang, G. Obenoi, J. Childs, S. Tangutwi, S. Chowdwry, R. Rao, N. Dosat, V. Tran, J. Oh, R. Virorra, intcla; Back: M. Patel, D. N. Dang, V. Rao, R. Husseni, D. Panesar, D. Pham, T. Hoang, V. Wei, j. Chen. Photo by A. Miles Science Club Participalion 137Swati Shah listens closely as Thao Nguyen explains how to solve a complicated problem. Photo by S. Lackey Senior David Lewis feels satisfaction as he finishes his first program of the day. Photo by S. Lackey e Miriam Ma shows a friend what tests she is taking in the upcoming Lee College Tournament. Photo by S. Lackey Computer Club Officers: Front: Vice President Angie Malagiu I la. Treasurer She Le, President Ava Lan; Back: Parliamentarian David Svorcn, Sponsor Mrs. Le1 Secretary Bryan Rayburn. Photo by S. Lac 138 Participation Math and Computer Clubs I «rlath and Computers Help Students ursue Careers and Awards 'Math Club gives students mpetitive experience and vards participants for their serior math ability, com •nted Sponsor Trudy itson. Many Saturdays were spent ting tests at various irnaments such as: Lee Col- ;e, Jersey Village, Westbury, diversity of Houston, and the gh School of Health ofessions. First place 'eepstakes was captured for i third year in a row at Lee liege. The Math Club was arded second place overall at sey Village, and third place at ? Westbury Math and Science urnament. 'I feel mathematics will play a ijor role in most of our lives in ? future. Careers which we 11 pursue will probably center und it; thus it should be couraged that all students )uld take as much math as y can in high school. Plus, if u think about it, math can netimes be fun as well as mulating, commented nior Maria Kuo. Mthough many awards were n, Freshman William Lei, iior Thao Nguyen, Freshman David Tsai, Junior Steven Tsai, and Freshman Vivek Pai were the outstanding members. William Lei - 1st: Algebra II, 2nd: Beginning Number Sense, 3rd: Algebra II, Computer Team. Thao Nguyen - 1st: Basic, 2nd: Trigonometry. David Tsai - 1st: Basic, 2nd: Geometry 3rd: Computer Team, Beginning Number Sense. Steven Tsai - 1st: Basic 3rd: Computer, Elemen- tary Analysis. Vivek Pai - 1st: Geometry, 2nd: Algebra I Closed. Freshman David Tsai and Sophomore Joel Parker placed respectively in the U.I.L. Number Sense test at Westchester High School. Math will play a very important role in my career. Afterattending college, I plan to pursue a career in Aeronautics. The further I go in math, the better I will be at my career, revealed Sophomore Dennis Weimer. I joined Math Club because I enjoy math and the competition. It's a fun and exhilerating experience, said Freshman David Tsai. Computers allow students to develop their creativity and have often rekindled the uninterested student's imag- ination, commented Computer Club Sponsor Mrs. Lewis. Computer programming de- mands thinking in logical ways, step by step, until the pattern is complete. Such logical thinking carries over into school work and study skills. Computer programming also requires patience. Once patience is developed it can help with studying and learning in school. The Computer Club helps familiarize students with the computer systems and available software such as Apple-Writer and Visi-Calc. The Computer Club attended some Math tournaments which gave computer tests. At the Westbury tournament, Steven Tsai placed 3rd, Vivek Pai 5th, and Dennis Weimer 7th in the computer test. Computers are an interest to me because they can store and generate great qualities of information. I feel that this great access to information will increase my knowledge and help me succeed in the world of business and life itself, remarked Senior Bryan Ray- burn. By Sandy Lawrence Editor Math Club: Front: C. Nguyen, Y. Nguyen, R.Surati,Q. Nguyen, N. Pham, H. Nguyen, T. Ho,S.Jung,C. Doan;2nd: L. Wang, T. Nguyen, S. Le, S. Chowdhury, V. Shahi, S. Tangutri, S. Kim, M. Ma, A., B. John; 3rd: A. Cupta, M. Shahi, S. Shah, M. Kuo, L. Chang, A. Kuo, T. Nguyen; 4th: S. l.iu, J. Chen, J. Chen, T. Pang, I. Lei, J. Oh, T. Hoang, T. Kiem, V. Pai, V. Nguven, S. Tsai, W. Lei, J. Pan, K. Chou; Back: J. Parker, M. Palumbo, R. Grantela, D. Weimer, Mr. Hearne,Sponsor,T. Chen, T. Huang, L. Sheen. Photo by S. Lackey Math and Computer Clubs Participation 139Officers - Front: C. Choi, G. Harrison, L. Boulware. Back: J.Genett, J. Ray,T. Per C. Everett, C. Griffith. Photo by K. Groi Singing Notes In Action For the first time, Elsik had a Christmas Faculty Choir. Also, Chorale students participated in the Fall play Grease. An outstanding choir student, George Harrison, was able to project his talent in order to achieve his goal in making All-State Choir. The contests entered included Solo and Ensemble, competing in UIL for concert and sight reading contests, and a trip to All-State in Ft. Worth. Solo and Ensemble achievements included thirty, 1st Division metals. There were about 131 students in choir this year to enjoy and share their musical talents, says choir sponsor, Mrs. Ness. Meetings before and after school allowed them to continue learning music and winning awards. Tcri Perez sings at the fall concert. Chorale - Front: Mrs. Ness, A. Kuo, C. Pappas, H. Aydelott, L. McGrath, C. Everett, I. Barr, S. Galinos, A. Martin, K. Sma M. Echeverri. 2nd: C. Choi, B. Wilson, T. Thornton, V. Hardin, T. Perez, M. Tighc, J. Gcnett, M. Hunn, L. Boulware. 3: M. Trammell, H. Ovaneski, C. Habermacher, H. Best, J. Ray, D. Rocha, T. Nguyen, J. Ross, C. Walker. Back: C. Griffith, Juong, C. Humphries, T. Cochran, M. Woerz, B. Sandel, A. Candler, F. Moore, E. Hansen, S. Tebbano. Chorale won thr first divisions at the Chorale Festival in Dallas in the spring Photo by K. Grov Mixed Choir - Front: B. VanDyke, J. Wagner, M. Wade, G. Campano, Mrs. Ness, S. Swift, K. Speanburg, G. Peters, T Corrington. 2nd: L. Lucero, M. Landin, D. Dapkus, D. Minnick, T. Silva, R. Greene, C. Comendariz, D. Isaacs, A. Rocsn Back: M. DcCuba, M. France, B. Welch, C. Elley, T. Jones, B. Martin, C. Basoco, I.. Herring, K. Littlejohn. Photo by K. Grovi 140 Participation Choirid Martin and Melissa Hunn nonize and dance together during Kncorc- Front:S.Tebbano,T. Perez, A.Candler,C. Habermacher. Back: M. Decuba,S.Gabino, J. Ross,L. McGrath,T.Cochran, fall concert. D. Isaacs, A. Martin, L. Boulware, C. Basoco, G. Harrison, C. Lverctt. Christmas Faculty Choir included teachers from all teaching areas. Choir has high hopes to make this an annual project. Danna Dapkus awaits her cue atten- e Cochran was the highlight of the evening as she was the only one to sing a solo. A faculty choir also performed at lively, George Harrison stays on key. ■ activities such as Honors Night. Members of Mixed Choir John Ross, Frank Moore, Chrissy Griffith, and Brock Wilson show off their singing ability. Choir Participation 141Senior Susie Galien agrees that Junior Chris Everett has his lines down pat. Photo by R. Law Drama Club Members; Front: W. Clarke, C. Lundquist, Mrs. Boone. Second: M. Landin, M. Mullen, T. Thorntoi Montgomery, P. Siemens. Back: S. Gatien, T. Perez, C. Everett, T. Hansen, T. Washington, C. Griffith. Photo by R. 1 Antigone Wins Alternate to State Thirty Drama Club members started off with a new theatre arts teacher, Carolyn Boone. With her help and support, in November the Drama Club performed their winter play Grease, followed by a cast party at Sophomore Chris Lundquist's house. Grease was the kind of show people wanted to see, because it related directly to the audience, Chris Lundquist explains. Then they had another presentation in the spring, Antigone. Senior Brian Rives exclaims, Antigone brought us all closer together. Vice Pres- ident Susie Gatien said, I believe it has made everyone in the cast appreciate the moments of humanity. General after school meetings were held to discuss produ- ctions, upcoming events, and fund raising for scholarships and the banquet. Drama allows me to understand people and their emotions that I would not otherwise be able to relate to, revealed Junior Chris Everett. With lots of hard work drama students went on to regionals in the One-Act Play contest at San Jacinto Junior College for U.I.L. competition. Their efforts were rewarded by winning fourth place, alternate to state. Five thespians were honored by lettering in drama also. Officers: Historian Chris Lundquist, Member Terri Thornton, Vice President Lisa Boulware, President Jeff Montgomery, Parliamentarian Susie Gatien, Secretary Teri Perez, and Sponsor Mrs. Boone Photo by R. Law Senior Jeff Montgomery shows off the Grease look after playing the pari Kenickie. Photo by R. I 142 Participation Dramaomore Chris Lundquist represents the resting towns people awaiting Antigone's death. Photo by B. Rives Lead chorus member. Junior Tamiko Washington tells the story of Antigone. Photo by B. Rives er Chris Everett puts the final touches on his hair before making his ranee on stage. Photo by R. Law tage Senior Bryan Rives reviews his cues for Grejse with another crew cr junior Kelly Hyatt. Photo by B. Rives Drama Participation 143Main Events Enjoys Mame, Sherlock Holmes, and More Without the Main Events Club 1 would not attend any type of plays ' said Main Events President Shawn Knight. Main Events Club exposes high school students to the fine arts of music, theater, ballet and opera in the Houston area. Without Main Events Club many students would spend their time watching T.V. and listening to the radio instead of attending a live performance every now and then, explained sponsor, Mrs. Beryl Hogshead. Main Events started their activities off with Enter Laughing at Theater Southwest, The 1940 Radio Hour at The University of Houston- Whortham Theater, A Little Night Music and Mame at The Theater Under the Stars. Also, they attended The Adventures of the Speckled Band . . . Sherlock Holmes at The Chocolate Bayou Theater. Next year Main Events will be limited to one field trip per semester. It is to be held in the Houston area on weekends or other times when there is no school. This rule was made because the Board of Education feels that many school students are in too many extra-curricular activities. In my view, it seems that the administrators are putting any athletic sport above something as educational as Main Events, said Mrs. Hogshead. Club member, Lora Holsopple comments, It's a shame Main Events is allowed only two trips a year because the majority of the students here don't have the chance to see any type of plays and in Main Events one gets to visit a majority of the dramas that come to the Houston area. Front: J. Tanner, S. Knight, L. Boulware, R. Cuellar, R. Packard; 2nd: M. Hi Knight, R. Surati, S. Paitan, W. Rich, T. Perez; 3rd: M. Landin, L. Holsopp Washington, C. Everett. Photo by R. Mr. Caporiccio explains his role in the drama The Adventure of the Spec Band . . . Sherlock Holmes. to Raxika Surati Photo by M. S| Mrs. Hogshead explains the plot of the play The 1940 Rjdio Hour. Photo by M. Spiller 144 Main Events Club Participationior Hollie Fowler prepares for her ithly HOSA meeting. Hollie is the clary of Health Occupations ients of America. Photo by R. Law ors Brian Sandel,Todd Herringand Urbanowicz take a break from rstudiesin Mrs. Moore's English IV Photo by R. Law which turned into failures or successes. It was the dreaded year - 1984. The number of single parent families was on the rise while teenage suicide rates continued to climb. It was a controversial year for schools filled with educational issues. But the yeai was also filled with fun. There were new fads and fashions, teen nightclubs and breakdancing. The concept of the Rambler Mini Magazine was formed in order to bring more current events information into the yearbook. By having this section, it is hoped that you will be able to look back at this book and remember the events which were part of your preparation for the years ahead. By Rac Rabe, Asst. Editor Rambler 1451984 Revised By Misty Bogle Editor-in-Chief War Is Peace ' Free- dom Is Slavery, Ignor- ance Is Strength. These slogans from a political party in George Orwell's 1984 may seem bizarre simply to keep peace. As for freedom per- taining to slavery, society today permits a free lifestyle, but our envi- ronment and the economy enslaves us. Every adult is forced to work and save simply to survive. The nine-to-five days, some- times nine-to-seven; the hassles on the freeways, and of course, the never ending list of bills. Besides our inflationary economy, the freedom to create and further tech- That statement in its digs into the depths cruelty in the wor Keeping other countries well as many citizens America away from ma truths has been a techniq the government has us for years. For instan thousands of children ; dying in India, but t government allows hi dreds of pounds of fooc go to waste every day. the governments' poinl view, shaing this counti wealth would weaken stronghold and power have over other counti which would jeopard national security. But, government is not only reason for the citiz of the United Sta ignorance and lack War Is Peace Freedom Is Slavery Ignorance Is Strength 1984 By Lee Cates and impractical, yet they symbolically reflect incidents occurring to- day. According to Reagan and other official policy, the only way to obtain peace, especially between the United States and Russia, is to keep a balance and thus increase and develop war supplies and nuclear arms. How ironic for countries to simul- taneously threaten war nology had added to our list of problems. Although we have the most advanced medical technology, a cure for the common cold has yet to be discovered. Two girls or women a day are diagnosed with Toxic Shock Syndrome, and two a month die. Herpes, a disease that dates back to Cleopatra, is still a major medical and social problem. Ignorance Is Strength: information. A lack interest on our part main contribution. M Americans feel as if tl votes and their opini do not matter, so they away from involvem Therefore, they d- make a difference. It vicious circle, and th where Orwell's wrii style and hopeless m toward man steps in. The hopeless feeli that Orwell expresses 146 Ramblcr 1984to the environment, ployment, and the basic vival of man. It seems t everything one does ay is linked with icer. Nutri-Sweet, sac- irin, and red dyes in ds are just a few mples; it makes you nder seriously if it's e to drink the water, 'oxic waste is building and there is still no safe ce to keep it. It can't be ried because it ruins the I for planting, and water le which empties into es and streams. Several ghborhood families re already been affected :ause waste has been nped too close to their flies. Is there a safe place toxic waste, or is that t another thing lericans will have to itend with until the rernment or industry ds a convenient spot for s for the employment el, even the govern- nt statistics are not urate. People who don't ly for unemployment fcks are not accounted . So the unemployment el is probably higher n we think. Engineers rung out of college ounter closed doors ause over-population limited the job market, t to mention robotics I computers. This is at George Orwell ant in 1984. He believed the pessimistic side of n; that man is going vn hill and taking the rid with him. His luations make you ik. Maybe his thoughts 1 inspire a little hope faith toward what we Id develop in ourselves I our surroundings er that contributing to own self-destruction he future. Misty Bogle, itor-in-Chief The city of Austin has the highest rate of employment in the state of Texas, but the reality of poverty still remains. Photo by M. Spiller Orwell's predictions of rising technology is literally reflected in the numerous skyscrapers in downtown Houston. Photo by R. Law 1984 Rambler 147Senior Janine DeAngelis is one of the few girls who dares to wear a mini skirt to school. Throughout the year, many students were sent home to change if their skirt lengths were too short. Photo by S. Lackey Cabbage Patch Dolls were a “hot item at Christmas time as many paid up to $100 for each. These four are Chandra Leonorf, Zach Rockwell, Bentley Marty, and Jock Boyd. Photo by S. Lackey 148 Rambler Fads and Fashionityles Vary As Spring Rolls Vhat was in style tended upon who you :ed. To a prep, it was id skirts, wide belts, os, Izods, Mexican ?sses, sleeveless sweat- and Mia shoes. If you ;ed a “new waver,” he uld probably say any- ng goes. Aany students shared lior Missy Brown's w, 'T don't really dress ppy or new wave. I go a a store and buy what I ? and if it happens to be jppy or new wave fine; wear it anyway.” During the winter, styles were mostly just whatever you could wear to keep warm. Sweaters, as always, were popular with every- one and Members Only jackets were also com- mon. As Spring rolled around, many seemed to be breaking loose and just about anything was in”. Fad colors included B W, bright pastels, and lots of contrast. There were cropped tops and cropped pants and Mexican dresses offered a comfortable op- tion. As a result of the movie Flashdance, the oversized layered sweat- shirt look was also very big. Plaid pleated skirts were worn with a variety of tops. in the accessories depart- ment, the biggest news- maker was twister beads. Add-a-bead necklaces were also popular. Wide wrap around belts were worn with anything from a cotton skirt to an old pair of jeans. Skirt lengths varied but generally were at mid-calf In or above the knee in mini-skirt style. In shoes, medium heeled pumps and plastic flats” were seen often. On the sporty side, white pointy toe sneakers like those worn in the fifties made a big come back. At Christmas time, ever- yone seemed to want a Cabbage Patch Doll. The dolls were made in- dividually so that no two were exactly alike. Prices ranged from $40 to $80. By Rae Rabe, Asst. Editor Keeping with current styles. Sophomore Julie Simms wears a wide wrap-around belt with a cotton plaid skirt. Photo by S. Lackey r James Stavena changed from to punk over the summer. Photo by S. Lackey Junior Shelly Hopkins likes to dress in the new wave style. Photo by S. Lackey Twister beads can be worn long or short. Junior Donna Reed chose to wear hers longer. Photo by S. Lackey Sophomore Cindy Hebert stays in style with a cropped top and pants. Photo by S. LackeySingle Parent Familie Touch Teen Live Whether caused by divorce or death, the number of single parent families today is stag- gering. In Harris Countv alone, fifty percent of all marriages end in divorce. That doesn't include many families who have ex- perienced the death of a years old. Melissa, a junior, only ten years old wY her mother died in accident. She said, Wt I woke up in the hospite asked how everyone vn They kept telling me t my father and my li brother Jeff were goin£ It came as a big shock to me when I was told my parents were getting divorced - I was only eleven years old. parent. Either way, it seems if the loss of a parent or divorce in a family always comes as a shock. Suzanne, a senior in high school, said, It came as a big shock to me when I was told that my parents were getting divorced. I was only eleven be okay. Finally, later t day, they told me that m was dead. It wasn't uni got out of the hospital« returned home thal started missing her. Because they live i: family with only c parent, teenagers of come to realize the p: The Statistics Show . . . Type of Household Male head of household, wife present Male head of household, wife absent Female head of household, husband present Female head of household, husband absent Single, never married Divorced people Number in Percent of Millions Total 47.5 57.7 1.4 1.7 1.8 2.2 2.6 3.1 10 12.2 8.2 10 2 One out of eight children lived ir a single parent home. Nine out of ten single parent families were headed by mom. The number of single parent families headed by dad has doubled in the past decade. There were 109 divorced people for every 1.000 married ones. For blacks there were 233 divorcees p 1,000 married people. Single parent families increased from 21.7 million in 1970 to 35 million in 1983. 150 Rambler Singlc Parent Familiesre and hardships put •on the parent they live th. Suzanne, who has vays been active in aool stated, I know it is hard on mom having support herself and two ildren but we made it thout too many prob- ns. A change in a family •angement also brings a ange in the respon- •ilities of the family ?mbers. Many teenagers ve to sacrifice time with ends and other activities order to do things at me or earn wages to lp finances meet. When ?lissa's father decided to narry she stated, I felt yaded upon. All of a dden I had the demands three more people on -Vhen a single parent rides to remarry, the p-parent often makes nagers uncomfortable, zanne said, I feel very nfortable with my p-dad now, but it took a of adjusting because things and replaced them with hers. She also rearranged everything. I also had to learn not to talk to her in the mornings or when she was cooking, not to get excited about school, and to think twice about everything I said and did. Although there are many disadvantages of living with only one parent, there are advan- tages. As a result of living with one parent, many teens develop a closer relationship with the parent they live with and become more independent and responsible adults. Because their spouse is gone, single parents often rely heavily on their children for emotional support. I have come to realize that my father is just human and I under- stand him better. He has become very open about his feelings and we have a close relationship. Suzanne said, After the divorce, my mother I have come to realize that my father is just human and I understand him better. He has become very open about his feelings and we have a close relationship. •re was not a man in the use for four years. When came to live with us I 1 a rude awakening. All he rules changed and at ;t I didn't like it but I got ;d to it. delissa had a more ficult time adjusting to ■ with her step-mother. ? revealed, When she y step-mom) moved in i got rid of a lot of our seemed distant for a long time. But eventually she started to open up. In a way. I'm glad she got the divorce because if she hadn't, I often wonder if we would be as close as we are now. By Rae Rabe, Asst. Editor Single Parent Families Rambler 151Asians Achieve Parents Demand Excellence Seniors jasmin Ilanga and Vu Tran listen closely to instructions during tl British Literature class. Photo by R. I Increasingly, Asian stu- dents are able to out-perform American students in the U.S. on a basis of art and intellect in science and math. Since the immigration of Asians to the U.S. has increased greatly, many worried American educators and parents look enviously to the East. Dr. Harold Stevenson, a professor of child psy- chology at the University of Michigan, says that in a competative world such as ours, we have a right to be worried. The average high school graduate in China and Japan has a much better understanding of physics and math than his American counterpart. Stevenson says this affects the quality of the product each produces. The Chin- ese or Japanese worker is more likely to understand the need for precision and will strive to accomplish excellence more often than the American worker. Across the U.S., school officials see Asian-Amer- icans topping honor rolls of some of the country's highly regarded schools. The same is true for Alief. Nevertheless, achieve- ment can be a source of pain as well as pride to Asian-American students. Unlike their admirers, these students seldom take their success for granted. There is a heavy sense of obligation not to do anything that is embarrassing to the family. This is called face. Even students of average ability attempt to over achieve at all costs. According to Senior Don Quach who came from Vietnam nine years ago, there is an incentive to do extremely well in Vietnam schools. You can really feel the pressure; a parental as well as community pres- sure. Parental expecta- tions can be a mixed blessing. They set such high standards that some children fall apart if they cannot maintain an A- average. Such single- mindedness can cause social problems for these young people trying to adjust to a new culture. The high motivation Asians share with other immigrants is the drive to establish themselves, once they reach the U.S. Many An increasing percent of our students are Asian. As elsewhere in the U.S., they are out-performing Americans. parents ot these students do not have money or property. The only thing they can give their children is the best available opportunity to achieve their potential- education. The in- ternational language of math and science also allows children still strug- gling with English to achieve in those field faster. Parents often tend to nudge their children into careers that seem to have no political context because of the painful and frightening memories of social activism in their native countries. The U.S. still believes that education is the path to attainment, but citizens are unwilling to pay more taxes or to upgrade the educational profession. American teachers receive far less respect than Asian. Americans tend to cat- egorize certain children at a very young age as having ability levels or handicaps. According to Stevenson, there is no educational advantage to segregating children by their academic skills. When a child starts making mistakes in the U.S., many educators deduce failure. In Japan, errors are regarded as one of the best learning tools. In many student si- tuations, there is no parent supervision, support, or real belief in homework, and a lack of parent teacher communication. As one of Elsik's teachers questioned, How can we conduct class when half the students do not do their homework? This is the responsibility of the parent and the student. In Japan and China, children take message booklets back and forth to home and school. The school day is longer, and the week is five and a half days, but teaching time is the same. Teachers and students also have more breaks. In higher education, the U.S. still excels, but only for the cream of the crop. Senior Kris Hoang attends m; of the school’s extra-curricu activities. Photo by R. Law For the average stude we need to re-install 1 belief that education important. We need to concerned, stated S venson. by Ericka H 152 Rjmbler Asian Studentsor Maryann Protomarlir studies diligently at her desk to make good grades. Photo by R. Law Goldwater, Secretary of Defense Casper Wein- berger, and the Honorable Sandra Day O'Connor, and other senators and rep- resentatives, we obtained many different viewpoints on different subjects, but all were very sincere and diligent people. Itwasanhonortobeable to share a time with each of these persons, discussing issues that directly affect the people of America. After visiting the Supreme Court, the Pentagon, the Senate, the House of Representatives, and the Smithsonian Institution, I feel America has so many things to be proud of. It made me remember that we are One nation, under God, indivisible, with liber- ty and justice for all. Junior Tracie Rutherford stands out- side the Pentagon building in Wash- ington, D.C. She was selected as the winnerof Bill Archer's Intern Program. Photo by T. Rutherford Last fall. Junior Tracie Rutherford won an essay contest for a contest as part of Congressman Bill Archer's Intern Program. One student from each high school in Congress- man Archer's district was selected on the basis of an essay on what a trip to Washington, D.C. would mean to them. A panel of teachers chose four win- ners from the contestants' essays. Tracie left Houston Saturday, March 24, and returned from Washing- ton a week later. By Tracie Rutherford Being a part of the Bill Archer Intern Program was about the most exciting and fulfilling activity that I have every been involved in. Every aspect of the trip was dedicated to learning more about our nation's gov- ernment, its functions and the people involed in it. Due to the lack of knowledge about our government, many people are apt to criticize and ridicule politics, but the one right that is more often taken for granted in this country is freedom. With- out the freedom we as citizens of the U.S. can obtain, we would lose our purpose as a nation. This was the main point that many of the legislators and politicians emphasized. I believe that our gov- ernment is dedicated to the betterment of the citizens' lives,even though this is not always an easy task. By meeting such people as Mr. Barry ony Palguta has a great interest in Washington Proves id culture. Photo by R. Law Rewarding, Fun, Worthwhile The suicide rate among teenage Americans has tripled in the last twenty years. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among our nations's youth. The five to ten thousand teenage deaths annually signal a problem of epi- demic proportions. These were just a few of the terrifying statements printed by the papers. The Houston Post published true-life accounts of sui- cidal teens throughout the year. This story was one of the more powerful ones. Beth (not her real name) looks like a modern day Cinderella, with long blond hair, expressive eyes, and a slim 14 year old figure. But today, she sounds like a very old woman. Beth is a resident of West Oaks Hospital. She takes a seat in the hospital's conference room and tells her story in hopes that somebody somewhere might learn something about teenage suicide. She begins timidly. When she was little, she says, her father used to drink, and beat up her mother. It always went on, before I was even born. Along with Beth and her parents lived her mother's six brothers and sisters. My mom wasn't really available for me. I felt forgotten about. When Beth was six, her parents separated, and she and her mother wound up in a shelter for battered women. About a month after the split, her mother moved in with a new boyfriend. I liked him, Beth says, but I resented him for taking my dad's place. Within the year, Beth's mom was married and pregnant. She used to call me her best friend, Beth re- members. My mom was a weak person. I took the attitude that I had to be strong. Beth pauses to think. That's probably when my problems started. I was acting so Photo by S. Lacl strong when things we really bothering me. When Beth was eigi her stepfather assault her sexually. That was t beginning of an incestuo relationship that lasted 1 three miserable yea Beth's straight A grac became a thing of the pa I had a lot of anger - a i of stuff I was feeling bu wasn't saying. One day Beth took electric knife from t kitchen and cut herself - the leg. I couldn't s verbally how hurt I fell thought maybe a physh hurt would be better th an emotional one. Anc remember thinking tha wanted to be taken care o Nobody seemed to noti the child's bleeding leg The next day Beth curs at her teacher, who sent b to the principal. Tha when Beth broke do and told the schc administrator about b problems at home. T principal called the chi welfare authorities, a: her life with her moth stepfather and stepbrotb came to an end. For me than a year, Beth lived in assortment of institutioi staffed by a variety therapists who tried 154 Ramblerhelp her talk about the incest. All I would do is say yes or no, she says. Beth felt the three years of sexual abuse were her fault. Her stepfather had denied everything. Her mother accused her of lying. My mother be- lieved him over me. And I felt betrayed. I couldn't ever put into words how Suicide is the third leading cause of death among our nation's youth. much that hurt my feelings. So she expressed herself in other ways. On different occasions she drank fingernail polish remover. She slashed her wrists, and once she broke pencil lead into the wound. I couldn't say how hurt I treated at the Belle Park Hospital for personal as well as drug Photo by R. Law felt so (the suicide at- tempts) were my way to show it. Once Beth and a friend ( I don't know why I call her a friend ) ate glass together. At the time I thought I would be better off dead. Beth was shifted from child welfare facilities to hospitals and psychiatric units back to child welfare. When she was twelve, almost thirteen, she began experimenting with drugs. She started dating, and she engaged in sexual re- lationships, just to get back at Mom. She injected fingernail polish into her veins, in addition to drink- ing the stuff. That, finally, was the act that landed her in West Oaks twenty months ago. It took me a long time to open up once I got here, Beth says. But eventually I did. For the first time in my life I expressed anger. Beth hasn't forgotten her past, and occasionally she still has problems coping. But now, I can talk about it. I used to feel alone and not cared about, but there are people now to listen. Therapy has helped me tremendously. Tears well up in Beth's eyes, then she laughsself-consciously. It makes me sad to think how I used to be. When asked, Beth offers some advise to parents with troubled kids. Listen to them instead of yelling at them; try to find out what the problem is. Show them you care. If all else fails, get psychiatric help. Any advice to depressed teens? Open up, and share your feelings with others. Talk - somebody else will understand. You know, I used to pretend I was too big to cry, now I cry all the time. Now when I'm upset, everybody knows it. Stress, family problems, and insecure feelings about oneself have always been related to suicide. Several Elsik students have been treated; many for attempted suicide. The recently built Belle Park Hospital has had positive results as a housing and theraputic center. Senior stress has also been a major issue. One senior related her feelings; The thing is, as quickly as it comes across my mind, (suicide), I realize it is really a stupid thing - it's like a cop out. I know that my problems I'm dealing with, whether they arise from school or home, may not seem bad to others, but for me they are traumatic. This has probably been my highest pressure year. It's the year you want to make your mark on the school, so people will remember you. But sometimes suicide looks like the only way out: away from the nagging parents, teachers, and the whole world in general. As bad as things seem now, if this is the worst my life ever gets. I'll be a lucky person. If lean kick my way through this, I can do anything. By Misty Bogle, Editor-in-Chief Rambler 155Freshmen Earn Money For Prom The Hard Way . . . Sophomore Dawn Lyngass tells everyone her bid at the Freshman Sale. She eventually bought Freshmen Cinda Shine and Jenny Barnett for $22. Freshmen Brandon Sandefur, Bob Rathgeber and David Johnson look to see who has made the latest bid on them. The group sold for $26. During Sale Day, one of the 'tasks' many slaves performed was pushing their partner in a trashcan around the cafeteria. Freshmen Dan Billman and Joel Hanksalong with David Bower joined together to be sold. The group was bought by Juniors Ron Chrisastomo and Tommy Richardson. All Photos by S. Lackey 156 Ramblcr Frcshman Sale hman Verlon Smith endures his owner's torture and secution. Although there were 74 groups of freshmen sold, »s President Elliot Segal brought the highest price, $60, which paid by Junior Don Ballard. Photo by S. Lackey Popular dress for males was a dress and high heels which freshman R. J. Harr chose to carry. The Sale is the major fund-raising event for the Freshman Class. This year they earned a profit of $2,432. Photo by S. Lackey Health teacher and auctioneer Susan Contine once again carries on the tradition of the Freshman Sale. Mrs. Contine has been auctioning the fresh- men ever since the first sale six years ago. Photo by S. Lackey hman Class Sponsor Jean Muckelroy, after weeks of planning the April 18 sale, watches the auction go off successfully. In background, Kelly Benson and Melissa Herzog wait anxiously their turn to walk to the middle of the gym to be auctioned. Photo by S. Lackey 157Junior John Santos carefully demonstrates the floor rock knowing how dangerous it is. Photo by R. It's the Hottest Dance Craze Rapidly contorting all parts of the body to an exploding electronic beat blasting from a jambox is the new dance craze called breakdancing. This unique way of dancing caught on like fire throughout the nation. The first question that most people seemed to ask was: Where did these kids who are doing all these weird and in- credible movements learn to dance like that? Well, breakdancing originated with the superstar James Brown, and the dance was the 'Good Foot'. The Hustle was the big dance style of the day. But when he performed his hit Get on the Good Foot, he did a high energy, acrobatic-like dance that was appropriately known as the Good Foot. Soon dance battles became a tradition in places like Harlem World on 116th Street. It appealed to young men who were very athletic and was an outlet that replaced fighting. Micheal Jackson, Shields and Yarnell, and Jeffrey Daniels were some other contributors to the dif- ferent styles of break- dancing. So at the end of 1983 and early 1984, for reasons unknown, after having been around for years, breakdancing be- came a dance craze. Breakdancing was be- ing used in many videos, influenced professional dancers, and movies were being made, such as Breakin. Many people came to believe that this style of dance really got popular after the movie Flashdance. Breakdance battles played an important part in it's development. Most breakdancers have a perfection - the step they do best, but this is not shown unless necessary to win. While any music witl funky beat is good f breakdancing, tradition ly, breakdancing is asso ed with rapping. In 1981 new instrument was i vented: the beat box, small electronic box which you program be and rhythm. Breakdan music was called H Hop. The music cou be African, jazz, roc Latin, or reggae. Lost in concentration Junior Manuel Pitts shows off another fresh n routine. Photo by R. L 158 Ramblernox group members are - Richard Poston, Jeff Seal, Wendy Rich, Tex Coburn, and Leif Coburn. s Rich Rocks On leather, spandex spikes, and chains, ust a part of the act, lead vocalist ndy Rich of the vy metal rock group uanox'. I like all kinds nusic, not just the kind t true head-bangers jam Like 98FM; that's a ion that plays music t's nice to relax to. Some ly favori tes are Hello by nel Richie and Against Odds by Phil Collins, s Wendy. here are six people in group including the ?st member, rhythm tarist Richard Posten. ? rest of the members are d guitarist Jeff Seal, on ims Leif Coburn, on bass Tex Coburn, and lead vocalist Wendy Rich. Everybody in the group is real close; they are the kind of friends that if I ever needed anyone to talk to they would always be there to help me out in any situation, expressed Wendy. Although the group just got started since September, and are still very young, they always seem to keep their professional image. When Wendy was asked if music was going to be a part of her profession, she replied, Definitely, and I plan to get more successful by trying out with more professional groups. Wendy likes to spend a lot of her time working on her car. Although I do spend a lot of my time with the band, I always seem to get my homework done, says Wendy. And if anything, my grades have gotten better because I'm doing something I like to do. Wendy got involved with the group after call- ing about an ad she had seen at Music World requesting a lead vocalist. She said that the first impression they got, wasn't what they were looking for because of the way she was dressed. But all it took was one chance to hear her sing and they decided she was it . Rambler 159Elsik Wins Architectural Awards Elsik was recognized at the 1983 Architectural Exhibition for its building de and construction. Photo by R. The 1983 Architectural Exhibition was held in conjunction with the 69th annual Meetings and Exhibits of the Association of School Business Officials of the United States and Canada. Photo by R. Law Elsik's North Atrium often provides a place for students to sit and talk. Here, students arc looking at and getting friends to sign 1983 yearbooks which they just received. Photo by S. Lackey Elsik has excellent landscaping to go along with its outstanding building design. Photo by R. Law 'j,r 160 Ramblcr Elsik ArchitectureSums concentrates before making his next move against Angie Malighilla. Photo by R. Law soor Khan praises the awards the club chieved. Photo by R. Law A Game That Dates Back To 500 A.D. This year we really have a group of kids who love chess because almost every other Saturday the kids leave around 8 a.m. to a tournament and return at 6 p.m. They are really a group of enthused players! Sponsor Jim Burns explained. Chess already achieved many goals such as 1st and 2nd at the MacArthur High School Tournament and 3rd placeat the Klein High School Tournament overall out of 15 schools. President Paresh Patel said I joined Chess Club because it gives me something that I like to do all the time since chess has always been my hobby. The hand of Angie Malighilla makes a strategic move during practice in the Physics room. Photo by R. Law- Chess Club Participation 161Spirit and Enthusiasm Begin Here I'm very proud of this group of girls. They really put forth a lot of effort to make this a good squad, revealed Mrs. Oberthier, the cheerleader sponsor. During the summer the girls worked to get ready for camp and toward theirgoal - to win the Award of Excellence. Cheer- leading camp, held the first week in August at Sam Houston State University, presents a new challenge every year. Here the girls concentrated on learning new cheers, chants, pyramids, and many new ideas. Each day Elsik, along with 100 other squads, competed with five other squads for the best squad at camp. Elsik won runner-up. The cheerleaders competed in the Joske's Competition and were chosen as one of the top ten squads in the Houston and surrounding area. They also attended the Kingwood Varsity Competition and were awarded first place. This is the best squad Elsik High has ever had or seen in my estimation, said Mrs. Oberthier. The only sophomore on the squad, Lisa Schultz, describes At first, I didn't know if I would fit in with the squad and I was always quiet and just trying to be like them. But now I am myself and I have a lot of fun! I feel very lucky to be on the squad. I love cheerleading, and I would be lost without it! said Junior Julie Johnson. The cheerleaders not only supported football and basketball, but also cross country, girls sports, and other school organizations. By Sandy Lawrence Cheerleaders Jill Willman, Dondra Dunaway, Leslie Lawless, Lisa Schultz, Sa Lawrence, Shawn Fields, Kim Adams, Michelle Espinosa,and Cathy Malone$1 off their first place trophy at the Kingwood Competition. Photo by Cindy Obert Elsik Rams are moving straight to the top, chant cheerleaders Sandy Lawrc Kim Adams, and Leslie Lawless, at the Spring Branch game. Photo by Randy 1 162 Participation Cheerleaders 5-4-3-2-1. Elsik Rams are num one. Photo by Randy Ideader Managers: Olivia Demon- and Lisa Sturm. Not Pictured: e McLaren and Bethy Cillam. Photo by Stacey Lackey Cheerleaders Dondra Dunaway, Lisa Schultz, Sandy Lawrence, Cathy Malone, Shawn Fields, Kim Adams, Leslie Lawless, Michelle Espinosa, Julie Johnson and Jill Willman show spirit by participating in crazy day at camp. Photo by Cindy Oberlhier Old Coach Bryant had a team e-i-e-i-o, sang the cheerleaders at the Memorial pep rally. Photo by Randy Law lor and math teacher Cindy :hicr smiles at her cheerleaders as fire up the crowd at the Hastings Photo by Randy Law- Even the rain can't drown out the spirit of Shawn Fields, Sandy Lawrence, Leslie Lawless, Jill Willman, Kim Adams, Dondra Dunaway, Cathy Malone, Lisa Schultz, Michelle Espinosa and Julie Johnson at the Hastings game. Photo by Randy Law Chccrlcadcrs Participation 163Long Hard Practices Pay Off For Revies Ribbons, Spirit Sticks, and More . . . We had stronger team unity than last year, revealed Revellier Sponsor Cynthia Martin. During the summer the officers Colleen Bridges, Kim Ihle, Mitzi McDowell, Kim Rathgeber, Wendy Rousseau, Tracie Rutherford, Penny Vezos, and Jennifer West spend many hours preparing for camp. While at Drill Team Camp the last week of July at the University of Houston, the officers won all possible awards. They won the spirit stick, first place ribbons, most spirited, overall camp Sweepstakes Home Routine, and drill down for the whole camp. They were also chosen as Honor Drill Team at the Foleys Thanksgiving Day Parade. I've enjoyed being a senior officer a lot. I've never felt I was wasting my time because when we performed it made all the work worthwhile, commented Senior Penny Vezos. It's been lots of fun and I've made many memories and many friends. After the officers returned from camp. Miss Drill Team U.S.A. came and spent a week teaching the girls proper ways of stretching and a dance to the theme song from the movie Staying Alive. Since I have been a Revellier, I have learned to be very disciplined, and I have also learned to budget what little time I have in such a busy schedule, said Lieutenant Tracie Rutherford. Numerous hours were spent practicing for camp, compe- tition, football, and basketball games. During the summer, practices were held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and during school they practiced from 1:30 to 5 p.m. everyday. All four years of practice have been really tough but like they always say, 'Practice makes perfect'. Even though I may goof around and not want to practice somedays, I think all of it was well worth it and the outcome of it all was usually terrific, said Senior Kelly Luman. We are going to a new competition in San Antonio. We will be competiting with very strong drill teams all over Texas and we should be very competitive, stated Mrs. Martin. I enjoy Revelliers because I like to dance and it's a good way to support the school. It offers a great opportunity to meet new people and work as a group. It is a lot of hard work and takes a lot of time but it is all worth it! exclaimed Sophomore Lori Rogers. By Sandy Lawrence, Editor Revellier Managers: Junior Angie Munshi,Sophomore Susan Pace,and Junior N Terry. Photo by R. I The Revelliers were chosen as the Honor Drill Team in the FoleysThanksgivi Day Parade. Photo by R. L 164 Participation Revellierstomore Lori Rogers smiles with a of relief after performing during time at the Homecoming Came. Photo by R. Law Senior Co-Captains Penny Vezos and Jennifer West display their uniforms in the atrium. Photo by R. Law The Revies performed a finale to She Blinded Me with Science ' to close the football season. Seniors Susan Witte, Penny Vezos, and Kim Eitze will be crazy Ram Fans forever. Photo by T. Smith Revelliers Participation 165Jennifer Nominated for Super Star Girl Revies is my life, said Co-Captain Jennifer West. Jen- nifer has participated in Revel- liers since she was a freshman. When I was a sophomore, I was scared the seniors would look down on me because I was an officer. I found it hard to tell them what to do, commented Jennifer. Jennifer achieved many in- dividual goals such as the nominee for Super Star Girl at camp. She also won first place in Imperial Miss in 1982, a finalist for Miss Coed in July, and she was crowned Homecoming Queen. Jennifer was born in Corpus Christi and moved to Houston at the age of three. Jennifer's main hobby, dancing, takes up most of her spare time, but she also enjoys modeling and playing the piano. Jennifer plans to move to Dallas, and try out for the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders. She also will attend Bauder Fashion College and become a fashion coordinator while getting in- volved in modeling. Jennifer may leave Elsik behind but she'll take the respect and support that she Senior Jennifer West displays her enthusiasm for Revelliers. Photo by Randy Law gained from her friends and the Revelliers with her. By Sandy Lawrence SQUAD 1 Front: Lisa Howe. 2nd: Ellen Chang, Darla Cannady. 3rd: Diana Rc 4th: Jemmina Beltran, Shelley Conners. Back: Julie Long Photo by Stacey La SQUAD 2 Front: Lieutenant Mitzi McDowell. 2nd: Debbie Wingo, Rita Tab 3rd: Mclynda Bertrand, Sue Lee, Linda Pavlicek. Back: Michelle Meac Stephanie Walsh, Renee' Kelly, Nora Wilkerson, Jody Strickland Photo by Randy SQUAD 3 Front: Lieutenant Kim Ihle. 2nd: Shannon Pratt, Robin Williams. 3rd: Kelly Goppert, Carla Sanders, Wendy Sabula. Back: Tracy Layman, Leah Hurt, Susan Witte, Kelley Luman Photo by Randy Law SQUAD 4 Front: Lieutenant Tracie Rutherford. 2nd: Diane Shrout, SI Thibodeaux. 3rd: Kathie Lanigan, Tracy Kizzar, Marian Darling, Lauren Bow Back: Jessica Bates, Wendy Arnold, Stacy Aucoin, Lori Rogers Photo by Randy 166 Revelliers ParticipationHAD 5 Front: Lieutenant Wendy Rousseau. 2nd: Paula LaNeave, Ginger Smith. : Belinda Tunon, Kim Eitze, Jessica Moreno. Back: Mary Kokes, Angela mack, Terry Bullington, Stephanie Sorsdal Photo by Randy Law SQUAD 6 Front: Lieutenant Kim Rathgeber. 2nd: Stacey Niemi, Angie Hudson. 3rd: Kris Hoang, Martha Abello, Dawn McIntyre. Back: True Luu, Quyen Le, Michele Schachcrl, LaSandra LaPread Photo by Randy Law •r receiving a carnation from the ball players, Mitzi McDowell ns closely to the coaches' pep talk at our rival. Photo by Randy Law Mitzi Wins Trips to Hawaii and Ireland I think it's an honor to be chosen as a Revie, said Lieutenant Mitzi McDowell. Mitzi became a Revellier as a sophomore. At the end of her sophomore year she tried out for officer and was chosen as one of the six lieutenants. I love to dance and get out in front of a lot of people and perform, commented Mitzi. As an officer, Mitzi has to cope with several difficult matters. 1 have no time for school work and I end up staying up late every night to complete it. I also found it hard to discipline my friends on my squad. Mitzi achieved many indi- vidual awards such as a radio commercial Addy Award. She was also chosen as one of the six SuperStar Girls at camp. To win the Super Star Girl Award, she performed a dance learned at the beginning of the week in front of a panel of judges. By winning the award, she won the op- portunity to go to Hawaii and Ireland to compete in more contests. Mitzi participates in several other outside activities such as the National Honor Society, Spanish Club, modeling, acting, and babysitting. Mitzi plans to go on to college and become a pediatrician. She really appreciates the love everyone has for each other and the strong unity, of the Revelliers. By Sandy Lawrence Revellicrs Participation 167Before the Revelliers begin their performance at halftime. Freshman Doylena Schmidt plays Here's Thjt Riiny Djy at the Hastings game. Photo by R. Law Practices Pay Off at U.I.L. Band Contest The band is a very close knit group and has worked very hard this year to earn the highest ratings they can, revealed Director joe Williams. Marching band began its season two weeks before school starting with practices for at least four hours a day in the north parking lot. Drawn on the pavement, an outline of the football field helped with spacing and perfecting their routines. After school practice takes time away from other things, but for the most of it, it was worth it. All of our practice showed when we performed at halftime, and especially this year at the U.I.L. Marching Contest when we got a first division rating, commented Senior Traci McCullah. Band members won many group and individual awards. The entire band received a first division rating at Marching Contest and 67 individuals won medals at U.I.L. Solo and Ensemble Contest. Freshman Bart O'Conner was chosen for area band and first chair trumpet in Region Band. Juniors Laura Richardson, Jay Granth- am, David Ragsdale and Senior Richard Husseini were also chosen for Region Band. The band also entered U.I.L. Concert and Sight-Reading and South- west Band Festival contests. I like traveling to places with the band like Dallas, Galveston and other schools for competition. During football season it is so much fun. That is what 1 like most about being in the band, said Sophomore Jill The Flag Corps concentrate on their routine while they march in the annual Alief Autumn Festival Parade. Photo by R. Owen. Being in rifles was as extra chance to learn something new. It had its privileges but there were also draw backs, stated Senior Deidra Chema. Four rifles and fifteen flags make up the color guard and auxiliary units in the band. Usually they frame the total picture on the field, but at times, they become the center of attention. The group also attended a summer camp with the drum major for one week. Each day basic fundamentals, new moves, and routines are learned. This totaled up to about fifty hours of work. I joined the flag corps in or der to learn a new ability and felt that the flags would add a new dimension to our band, explained Senior Susan House. In the first part of marching season, the guard worked up two or three numbers for each show, changing each couple of weeks. Each drill was made up, taught, changed, rechanged, and perfected as much as possible. Each year the band receives financial support from the parent band booster club. During the school year, several fund-raising events such as pizza sales and a chili supper are held to raise finances for those band activities which are not funded by the school district. Parents also serve as chaperones whenever the band travels to away games or contests and provide assista whenever possible to the b directors, stated Presid Sandy Blacksher. Officers were Presidents 1 and Sandy Blacksher, V Presidents Chuck and Mulford, Secretaries Ralf . Carleen Brehm, and Ways . Means Chairmen Paul and Ir Zermeno. Our goals in the band for senior year are to perform to best of our ability. After mak straight l's in U.I.L. March Contest this year, we know t we have the capability to ful our goal, Juniors Kathy b son, Rachel Hardaway and Grantham agreed. By Sandy Lawre Drummers show their stuff as the Ram Band captures 1st division rating at U Competition. Photo by M. Whil •3 168 Participation Band Who's the best in the land? Alief Elsik Marching Band! cheer the band members at the Homecoming Pep Rally. Photo by R. Law ing the cold and rainy Hastings le, assistant Drum-Major Jay ntham keeps the band in step to the f of Only Time Will Tell. Photo by T. Smith Stage Band: Front: M. Klasing, C. Theofanidis, J. Dixon, E. Fleming, L. Johnson, C. Young, P. Blacksher; 2nd: J. Maklary, R. Bageant, K. Allen, VV. Baily, R.Schmidt, J. Parker, A. Johnson; Back: M. Tisman, H. Ontoy, K. Gajarawala, D. Glover, R. Zermeno, S. Orsak, J. Beaumont, Director T. Crummci. Photo by S. Lackey The trumpet section swings to the Beach Boys, a very popular selection during football season. Photo by R. Law Band Participation 169Front: C. Long, T. Evans, F. Linderman, H. Ovanskainen, R. Bageant, j. Vawter, C. Thcofanidis, J. Salvator, T. O'Leary, B. Rocqe, R. Lancaster, M. Tisman, J. Maklary, K. Everett, S. Kachillia, L. Chang, T. Cummings, G. Landry, G. Dixon, T. Battaligia, A. Gutierrez, M. Mello, C. Limbaugh, H. Ontoy, D. Russell, D. Schmidt, M. Shah, E. Garza, S. Shan. 2nd: T. Crummel- Director, J. Williams- Director, P. Polnac, D. Headly, J.Owen,T. McCullah.S. Stuck, K. Goodrich, T. Ho, W. Stephens, D. Massop, L. Major, N. Gomez, R. Hardaway, D. Chema, K. Crossett, D. Alford, C. Elsey, R. Hunter, N. Morgan, J. Ceasar, T. Ho, M. Ordonez, Drum Major- P. Blacksher, Assn't Drum Major- J. Grantham. 3rd: J. Hwan Johnson, T. Stamm, A. Fratcher, Orsak, R. Husseini, B. Nixon, B. Pi S. Parker, G. Morgan, S. Hyun, J. L E. Fleming, D. Clark, L. Johnson Slivcnsky. After being chosen Band Sweetheart, Paula Blacksher poses for a picture at the Homecoming Game against Spring Woods. Photo by S. Lackey 170 Participation Marching Bandpavis, C. Young, J. Dixon, S. Orsak, arrard, A. Gerard, K. Gajarawaia, R. meno, M. Collette, J. Sampson, J. umont, D. Davis, D. Clover. 4th: M. ke, J. Parker, G. Morgan, S. Pletka, ichmidt, M. Rashccd, C. Bcvry, W. Baily, B. Vahldiek, M. Klassing, A. Johnson, W. Chamberlin, C. Provenzano, B. Placcttc, M. Brandt, C. Kachillia, K. Russell, L. Richardson, S. Moebes, T. Burns, M. Mulford, S. Lc, J. Ontoy, C. Cantu, A. Young, B. O'Connor, J. Savage, S. Hensley, K. Allen. Back: D. Hempfling, R. Mor- rison, C. Ryan, Y. Gould, D. Lewis, K. Nelson, B. Brehm, D. Pereza, R. Evans, E. Brandt, P. Hempfling, I. Segal, C. Brown, K. Watkins, A. Lewis, D. Ragsdale, J. Baver, S. House, S. Thompson, C. Leicht, V. Card, C. Stirling, S. Orsak, E. Caldwell, J. VanGilder, S. Pappas, H. Ehmann, D. Johnson. Not Pictured: L. Murrell, A. Harelick. For the seventh year in a row, the Ram Band returns to the annual Foleys Thanksgiving Day Parade. Photo by R. Law Marching Band Participation 171Competition And Good Sportsmanship Hand-In-Hand Making friends and lots of contact with other schools in District 17-5A, helped to promote the good sports- manship for Elsik. Senior Jim Woodfin explains, Sports is more than just playing the game, it's meeting and becom- ing involved with the people you play against. It is something that I was very proud to be a part of. Over 1000 students from all eight schools were involved in the annual District Dance in December. It was GSL's only fundraiser. Four to five students represented each school. Meet- ings were held at one of the participating schools, three times yearly. At the meetings, we discussed procedures for pre-game activities, planned the district dance, and discussed ways to promote good sportsmanship, says sponsor, Mrs. Thornton. M. Steele, J. Lucas, T. Dunn, M. Espinosa, D. Smith, K. Adams, D. Harris, K. Shiller, P. Zafiritis, D. Lee, group togethc the District Dance. All photos by Officersjim Wood fin, Tracy Kagan,and Kim Adams were proud to represent Elsik at the District Dance. Jeff Lucas, Dondra Dunaway, and Lisa Jordan agree it's picture time; Kevin Shil and Kay Mart are interested in other things at the District Dance. 172 Participation GSLRamrod Board Members: The Arp's, the Skinners, the Shauniburgs, the Raineys, and the Tuckers. All photos by R. Law Ramrods Give Athletes A Boost Approximately one-hundred family members were involved in Ramrods to support the Elsik athletes. Ramrods helped with scholarships, fund-raising, run- ning concession stands, and putting together two banquets. A watermelon social kicked-off the beginning of the football season. By acknowl- edging coaches and players of all sports, and introducing them to the parents on Parent Night, they aided in the establishment of strong parent involvement. The family members raised money for the Football Banquet, Spring Banquet, cheerleaders, training room, equipment, and any scholarships that weren't purchased by the school. The Bar-B-Que with the Spring Game, and the Football Banquet, were new activities that the Ramrods organized. By Robyn Nichols h Bryant and A M Head Coach Jacky Shcrill prepare for their speech at the all Banquet. •od, Mrs. Adams, enjoyed the -que at the Football Banquet. Ramrods Mrs. Skinner and Mrs. Brouss prepare floral table decorations. Ramrods Participation 173Hudson, Loss Lead NFL at Tournaments The National Forensics League (NFL) promotes the interests of interscholastic debate, oratory, and public speaking by encouraging a spirit of fellowship and conferring upon deserving candidates a worthy badge of distinction, said sponsor Mrs. DeLecour. Their year started off with days of practicing which takes a lot of time and hard work. During football season they helped in stadium clean-up. They participated in the Middle School Speech Festival, which is a speech tournament put on by the middle school students and judged by high school students. They also had a bake sale. NFL has entered numerous speech tournaments such as the Westchester Tournament, Robert E. Lee Speech Tournament, Kashmere Speech Tournament, Clear Lake Speech Tournament, Westbury Speech Tournament, and the Memorial Speech Tournament. The Spring Branch Student Congress is a speech tournament in which the students are members of the Congress and discuss and debate the pros and cons of politics and other topics. The members have received numerous individual awards for Debate, Prose Inter- pretation, Poetry Interpretation, Extemporaneous Speaking, Dramatic and Humorous In- terpretation, and Original Oratory. At the Memorial Speech Tournament Eric Hudson won 4th place in Prose Interpretation. Gary Loss was a quarter finalist in Lincoln- Douglas debate. Missy Brown and Scott McFarlane were Semi-finalists in Extempo- raneous Speaking, and Penni Siemens was a Semi-finalist in Poetry Interpretation. Speech Club enchances your communication skills by helping you deal more with your problems and people around you, because everyone needs and uses communication in everyday life. It plays an important role, replied Gary Loss. Club member Ginger Winstead comments, Speech Club has taught me how to deal with and talk to people, it has brought me out of my shyness . Mrs. DeLecour commented, I am really proud of my group of kids because they are trying out new things for the first time and have really been successful at it. They are a dedicated group of kids . Penni Siemens practices after school for the Memorial Tournament. Photo by S. Lackey Missy Brown and Penni Seimens researches for their upcoming tournamen Photo by S. Lac Gary Loss practices in front of memt after school. Photo by S. Lac! 174 Participation Speech ClubPS Members: Front: L. Brown, S. Shah, C. Doan. Second: Sponsor Mrs. enberry, L. Hahn, L. Farney, M. Ma. Back: P. Rose, G. Winstead, R. Husscini. Photo by R. Law Junior Lore Hahn puts pages in order before sending them off to the printer. Photo by R. Law omorc Ginger Winstead and Senior Richard Husscini select pictures to go their literature. Voices 6th In 1979 Mrs. Alice Pierce was the beginning sponsor of the literary magazine. Afterthe 1980 issue, she was unable tocontinue this role and publication ceased. Not until 1983 did Voices find a new sponsor. Mrs. VVrotenberry volunteered to take on this task. During the fall Voices planned the contests and worked on publicity. They learned how to judge literary merit and solicit material to be submitted. Then they began to select what exactly would go into the magazine. Preparation of the copy started during March and April. The 1984 Voices had 172 pages of literary and art jmorc Melissa Dozier enjoys her ide to the U of H workshop. Photo by R. Law- Sophomore Chris Theofamidis enjoys amusing Senior Richard Husscini and Sophomore Darryl Orsak after a long day at the U of H Presentation. Photo by R. Law in State work. There were 76 art contributors and 60 literary contributors. This long process ended in May and magazine sales, along with the sale of Gold Coupon Books with NHS, contributed to their fund- raising. V o cesentered the Texas High School Press Association Con- test where they were awarded 6th place in State and have plans to enter the Scholastic Compe- tition and the new NCTE competition in the future. Voices held weekly meetings on Mondays at 7:00 a.m. in Room N220 to provide a showcase for the literary and artistic talent of Elsik, and to further organize the magazine, explained Mrs. Wrotenberry. Voices Participation 175Getting Better . . . Ramblings and Rampage Strive for Improvements I feel this has been the best year ever for the Ramblings and the Rampage. Mrs. Ritter has really helped us improve a lot, commented Ramblings Assis- tant Editor Rae Rabe. Many new things were introduced such as weekly and deadline planners, beats, coverage journals, after school nights, and the lepper list. Goals for the year included getting everyone in the yearbook, not just the Popular People, and to give every sport, club, and class equal coverage. Inexperience caused the year to start out slow. The first semester was spent learning how to do layouts, write copy, and interview, whereas the newspaper staff was given story assignments the first week of school. There were many benefitsand drawbacks of being on staff. A lot of time is involved which meant sometimes missing some other activities because of a deadline. Rampage Reporter Susan Garvin revealed, It's a great feeling when after staying up all night writing a story, after three hours were spent interviewing only three people, and then, turning in the story without many mistakes, and finally having it done! Yearbook is the only class I have that can really alter my emotions. Most of the coaches and students are very helpful. With all of the team morale and fun times we've had together it all pays off, exclaimed Junior Lisa Baroski. Both yearbook and newspaper staffers attended two journalism conferences held at The University of Houston. Sessions were held to teach the staffs about copy writing, staff morale, choosing themes, caption writing, interviewing, and sell- ing ads. There was also a press conference held by Amanda Arnold of Channel 11. Staffers also attended the I.L.P.C. State Convention in Austin. Photo- grapher Randy Law and Ad Manager Ahmed (The Shiek) Sheikh were Division 5A state award winners. Randy captured 1st place for his photo essay of the Police and 3rd place for his feature photo of cheerleader Shawn Fields, while Ahmed won 1st place in advertising design. The Rampage staff will never forget when: Ahmed while selling an ad referred to his secretary as Karen, the first time they tried to figure out how to layout a paper and what an exacto knife was, or when Elliot surprised Mrs. Ritter with a new Gene Simmons paperweight for her desk, commented Rampage Reporter Tina Hansen. Ramblings Sports Editor Lisa Baroski said, I think the most difficult thing for me has been asserting myself. I have had to walk up to perfect strangers (some of whom very popular, big, scary football players) and engage in a interviewing conver- sation as though we'd known each other for years. Both staffs can never show their full appreciation to the dedicated photographers who were invaluable to each publication's success. Between work and yearbook, time seems non-existant, but in the end, all this work will have paid off greatly, remarked Photo- grapher Stacey Lackey. By S. Lawrence, Editor Dedicated Assistant Editor Rae Ral never without her typewriter Dominos pizza before a deadline. Photo by R. Feature Editor Audra Sanchez panii time runs short for correc newspaper errors at the prin Type-Rite Graphics. Photo by R. News Editor Elliot Segal finds a comfortable place to write interview questions. Photo by K. Groves Newspaper Staff: Front: Reporter Jill Nichols, News Editor Elliot Segal, Reporter Susan Garvin. Back: Reporter Lisa Tebbano, Feature Editor Audra Sanchez, Reporter Tina Hansen, Business Manager Ahmed Sheikh, Reporter Lea Ann Rushing. Not Pictured: Photographer Karen Groves. 176 Participation Publications ook Staff: Front: Photographers - S. Lackey, R. Law, A. Miles Bordonaro;2nd: nizations Editor S. Lawrence, Seniors Editor L. Locke, Editor-in-Chief M. :, Faculty Editor and Jr. Section K. Nippert, Asst. Editor R. Rabe; 3rd: Ads and ;s N. Miller, Ad Manager and Faculty E. I loss. Photographer M.Spiller, Sports r L. Baroski; 4th: Organizations R. Packard, Classes and Organizations R. dIs, Seniors and Faculty S. Saenz, Sports R. Denson. Not Pictured: Classes D. iot. Photo by R. Law Noelle Miller and Ahmed Sheikh relax af ter attendingclassesat the Interscholastic League Press Conference in Austin. Photo by R. Law Seniors Robbye Denson, Ericka Hoss and Sandy Lawrence exchange ideas about their next layout assignment. Photo by R. Law r Robyn Nichols and Senior Stacy Saenz socialize while working on layouts ioy candy hearts on Valentines Day. Photo by R. Law Adviser Karen Ritter finalizes the newspaper before handling it over to the printer. Photo by R. Law Publications Participat ion 177Artists At Work The Art Club's new Hal- loween project, face painting, was a total success, said Mrs. Hook, one of the club sponsors. We raised more than $300. This was not only a money-making project but also a chance for the Art Club to practice their skills. Many custodians and faculty con- tributed to the Halloween face paintings. Mrs. Keeling had a Snoopy painted on her face and exclaimed it looked cute. Some other designs were stars, moons, tears, unicorns, dragons, and balloons. Art Club kept busy with various seasonal projects, making dough ornaments and pi natas. During Rodeo Season, 28 students entered their work in the Rodeo Art Contest. The judging started at Cummings Elementary School. Finalists, Nghia Chau and Ray Greene, winning Best of Show went on to the Astroarena to have their artwork exhibited by the Rodeo Association. Shelley Hopkins, Damian Hebert, and David Ripple had their work displayed ata downtown bank. A variety of works exhibited included sculpture, paintings, weavings, and drawings all depicting the Western theme. During October some Art Club members went to the 9th Annual Texas Renaissance Festival in Magnolia. This was just a leisure fieldtrip, but a chance for the students to observe different arts and crafts and enjoy themselves. Feasting and spirits included many different main dishes, desserts, and drinks. There was also various games such as fencing, archery, skittles, and bocce ball. The day was full and a tired crew arrived promptly back to the bus at the end of the day. . . everyone but, one very late student, David Barroiro. The ride home was much quieter. As 1 drank my ice tea to stay awake, 1 could feel the excitement that many tired Elsik art students had experienced during their day at the Renaissance Festival. I would get up early Saturday morning to do it all over again for them, says Ms. Graham. During second semester, the Art Club decided to make Valentine's Day extra special for someone besides close friends. They shared the day with the elderly at some nursing facilities. The Art Club made valentine cards, wall deco- rations, and some cookies. Then it came time for them to show a little of their Elsik football spirit. They made a large Elsik Rams sign and hung it in the athletic complex locker room. The Art Club was larger than any of the previous clubs and included sponsors Dr. Becker, Mr. Aber, Ms. Graham, and Mrs. Hook. The goals of this club is mainly enrichment, and to do things that are fun; that there isn't time to do in art class, says Mrs. Hook. Some students in the Art Club also want to have a career in art. At their Thursday meetings, they would plan seasonal projects and work on whatever artwork they liked. Furthermore they tied up the year welcoming anyone who isn't in arts-for fun! Traci Prest, Melinda Lozano, Lisa Farncy, Rachel Bullock, Prapatpong Pongwa and Kim Heimer eat while awaiting their final half of the day at Renaissance. Helen Park, Jessica Lee, and Chison Choi take a break at the Renaissance Fest held in Magnolia. Dr. Becker, Mrs. Graham, Raymond Heinrich, and Ron Crisostomo enjoy festivities. 178 Participation Art Clubtudents check out their first ride on an »ant. Which direction back to iton? Front: M. Martinez,). Frueh, R. Allen, R. Crisostomo, R. Anderson. Second: Mrs. Hook, M. Lozano, R. Bullock, L. Farney, M. Murphy, K. Narang, Mrs. Graham, M. Circus. Third: E. Henry, M. Markovich, R. Morris, J. Hook, J. Chen, P. Smith, T. Hall, H. Jerng, K. Heimer. Back: W. Rowell, M. Prymuszewski, R. Vicerra, D. Barreiro, S. Rowell. Photo by A. Bordonaro Miles Shelley Hopkins concentrates on painting Janet Stickler's eyes. Trevor Dodd watches attentively as Donna Boyne paints Kim Adam's face. Art Club Participation 179Industrial Arts Club Chalks Up State Wins Industrial Arts Club has grown very rapidly in the past year. They now have 69 members. Industrial Arts Club is sponsored by Mr. Thomas, who teaches drafting, along with Mr. McKie and Mr. Gehring, who teach wood shop. I think anyone interested in working with wood, metal or drafting, would really enjoy Industrial Arts, and it is not just for boys,” commented president Kevin Cristadora. Industrial Arts Club started off early working and raising money for the Saltgrass Regional Competition in Waco and State and National Com- petition by selling bookracks, bootjacks, and other wooden objects. Everyone has been working hard toward our goals to go to State and I think we will do very well. Mr. Thomas and the other sponsors have helped and have given us a lot of advice toward our goals says Sophomore Monica Mulford. Industrial Arts is very im- portant to our students because it provides leadership op- portunities, and it also teaches the study of technology plus prepares the students for their future goals replied one of the sponsors, Mr. Eric Jones Industrial Arts Club because I enjoy competing with other students. By Richard Packard Gehring. said, yT joined Mr. Daniels shows Junior Mike Ober how to operate the Horizontal Mill. Photo by S. Lac Kwen Yu Wing works on grinding a piece of metal in metal shop. Photo by S. Lackey Mike Kershey tightens a screw on the Vertical Mill. Photo by S. Lacl Kevin Cristadora carefully shapes a table leg with hand tools. Photo by S. Lacl 180 Industrial Arts Club Participationrmpfling, J. Erdclt, A. Munchi, E. Jones, H. An, E. Vallo,S. Shah, E. Kruse, H. Ti, H. Nguyen; Back: M. McKie, P.Thomas, erling, S. Thompson, A. Winter, D. Kunz, R. Wells, J. Lightbody, K. Shiller, K. Cristadora, L. Patranella, T. Terasas, J. tel, T. Gehring. Photo by K. Law rt Mapes concentrates hard on finishing architecture drafting. Photo by R. Laws r Donna Umhocfcr checks her drawing carefully in drafting. Photo by S. Lackey Mike Lore operates the metal lathe in order to shape a piece of metal. Photo by T. Smith Industrial Arts Club Participation 181HOS A Moves To The Top HOSA is a club that pro- motes community health through its public sevice projects. The members learn knowledge and leadership skills in order to make our chapter the most outstanding ' said President Jamil Zaman. Health Occupations Students Of America members plan and sponsor many projects such as public service activities, career exploration activities, and actual competition in job skills, leadership skills and scientific project displays. Social service projects in- cluded blood drives, blood pressure screening and par- ticipation in a mock disaster with Alief General Hospital to aid in community preparedness in case of disaster. All HOSA members become certified in Cadiopulmonary Resuscitation and help teach others this life-saving skill. Career exploration is very important in HOSA because it gives the student the op- portunity to learn the qualifications, outlook, salary, and working conditions for many different health careers to make realistic career choices. Career exploration activities include attending March of Dimes Health Career Day at Houston Baptist University, touring Baylor College of Medicine, observing actual open heart surgery at the Texas Heart Institute and having many health professionals as guest speakers. Health Occupations Educa- tion class provides basic know- ledge of leadership, ethics and citizenship. Taking tem- perature, pulse, respirations and blood pressure and a working knowledge of health and disease are some of skills learned in class. The senior students have on-the-job expe- rience in a health occupation of their choice. Three times during the year HOSA members have the opportunity to compete with other HOSA students across Texas and the U.S. This year the competition began at the Westin Oaks Hotel for area level in January. Those qualifying for State Contest went on to Fort Worth, Texas and finally to the National Contest in Orlando, Florida in June. HOSA members work very hard during the year preparing themselves for con- test, said Karen Watson. The combination of knowledge and experience gained and awards won gives HOSA members a head start in planning and their future said sponsor preparing for health careers,' Mrs. Williams. The following students qualified for State Contest in Ft. Worth in May: H. Nguyen- Talent Contest-lst place, J. Ilanga - Medical Records Technician-2nd place, K. Watson - Health project-lst place and sweepstakes, J. Zaman - Pharmacy skills-3rd place, Robin Crisman - Veterinary skills - 3rd place, C. Narstrom - Extemporaneous Health Dis- play 5th place, S. Rai-Medical Terminology-5th place and Health Care Science Notebook-Excellent, D. Smith, C. Narstrom, H. Fowler - Outstanding Chapter Yearbook- 4th place, S. Patel - Health Care Science Notebook - Excellent, M. Echiverri - Health Career Poster-4th place. Fronl: N. Hsiao, C. Narstrom, J. Childs, S. Rai, F. Rames, K. Chau, L. Cox. 2nd Pollard, M. Ochivcrri, M. Protomartir, S. Patel, C. Scott, H. Nguyen, T. Nguy M. Elcpano, D. Smith, K. Watson, H. Fowler, Z. Latcef, D. Pancsar, K. Gajaraw A. Murphy, P. Patel,C. Humphreys. Back: R. Packard, J. Zaman, J. Harris, B. Pay A. Aquil, J. Chen, P. Cope, D. Gidvani. Photo by S. Lad HOSA members practice leadership skills at Amity Park in September. Photo by T. Sn: Hollie Fowler is congratulated by an alumni member at the In- stallment Initiation Ceremony. Photo by S. I.ackey Front: Sentinel Angela Aquil, Reporter Pat Cope, Parliamentarian Billy Pa; Historian Desiree Smith. Back: Secretary Hollie Fowler, President Jamil Zan Vice-President Paresh Patel, Treasurer Devinder Pancsar. Photo by S. Lac 182 Participation HOSADECA Opens School Store, Contest Winners Advance to State offers all of that. To say that DECA had a busy year is an understatement. They had a successful Christmas Teacher Luncheon, Area III Career Conference and State Career Conference in San Antonio. There are many DECA ad- vantages such as first hand experience in the business world and college scholar- ships. When DECA students go to area contest they participate in activities such as Apparel and Accessories, Advertising, Food Marketing, Finance and Credit, General Merchandising, Gener- al Marketing, Service Station Retailing and Food Service. This was the first year for the DE school store. The store contained everything from gym suits to paper and pens and folders. DECA club member Karen Harbuck said, DECA taught me leadership skills and built confidence in myself. At Area III Career Conference DECA was proud to have three students advance to State in San Antonio. John Urbanowicz won first place in Financeand Credit. Joe Rosa won first place in Restaurant Marketing, and Robby Wilson also took first place in General Merchan- dising. Robby Wilson said proudly, I really put a lot of hard work into General Merchandising and I was surprised when they called my name. Front: M. Fernandez, G. Strack, J. Rosa, H. Kuci. 2nd: M. Romero, N. Mashburn, S. Cooper, L. Leal, S. Sailing, R. Davis, M. Bishop, J. Brittain, M. Gough. 3rd: K. Lcjcune, K. Reed, K. liarbuck, K. Sorensen, J. Tartaglia, C. Fernandez, P. Kwffman, L. Williams, K. Hill, L. Davis. Back: J. Urbanowicz, J. Phillips, M. Trost, R. Karimi, R. Wilson, S. Warburgh. Photo by R. Law Gena Strack, Monta Bishop and Pamela Kwffman take time out in the cold at a leadership conference at Regal Ranch. :A students participate in a ership conference. Participation in DECA (Dis- tributive Education Clubs of America) provides students with the opportunity to become involved in many exciting activities. Student leadership training and a chance to compete in local, state and national events in ten career areas are all designed to stimulate and motivate classroom interest and voca- tional competence. Through DECA, students also have the opportunity to participate in social functions and to meet many business leaders in the community. Sponsor Mrs. Fuchs says, I think DECA is a good, essential program because it teaches leadership skills which every- one needs and helps develop professional skills. That's very important because of the shape the economy is in today. Most jobs ask for people with exper- ience and training and DECA DECA Participation 183VICA and CVAE Work Toward Future Careers lam very proud to be in VICA because I am learning skilled trades while still in high school and getting on the job experience, revealed Junior Buddy Ransom. At District Contest B, Ransom took first place and best exhibit for his electronics display. First place exhibit awards also went to J. Lutes in furniture repair, R. Johnson in plumbing, J. Ingram in wheel alignment mechanic, and C. Fincher for his mechanist display. Third place ribbon was won by J. Douthit in carpentry. ICT VICA students also matched their technical skills with other students from the greater Houston area. Second place in furniture repair was captured by J. Lutes. J. Ingram won third in carpentry. Fourth place in job interview was captured by B. Ransom while M. Nealon won fifth in the parts contest. VICA also competed in the VICA District III Skill Olympics meet against students from the entire Houston area. In the Engineering Drawing Skill Contest H. Lam won first place while D. Tran won second place and M. Leggett won third place. The following students won blue ribbon awards on projects: C. Emery, R. Huber, H. Lam, M. Leggett, G. Lopes, D. Scheffer, D. Tran, Q. Tran, S. Yielding. M. Snyder, G. Lopes, R. Huber, Q. Senior and PresidentofCVAEKathleen Lynch receives the Outstanding Senior Girl Award from Mrs. Mays. James Scheffer won the Outstanding Senior Boy Award. Photo by B. Ransom Tran and C. Emery were awarded 2nd place ribbons. An installation luncheon, a turkey sale. District and State Contest and an employer- employee banquet were a few of the events which Coordinated Vocational Academic Education (CVAEJ Vocational Opportuni- ties Clubs of Texas (VOCT) participated. At the State Leadership Conference winners were: R. Fredrick - 2nd place. Related Information; K. Grigory - 1st place project; B. Bush - 1st place Notebook; S. Meyer - 2nd place Chapter Yearbook. Seco place projects were: K. Lyr and J. Scheffer. Third pit projects included: N. Bazan, Gonzalez, C. Silva and Booth. Almost every business Alief, will meet someone w has been trained in a vocatioi program. CVAE has made significant contribution to t community by producing ma responsible and producti young people, said Preside Kathleen Lynch. By Richard Packc CVAE: Front: T. Widctt, E. Drayton, B. Bush, K. Van Horn, S. Meyer; 2nd: Bozan, K. Rooney,K.Grigory, R. Fedrick,E. Edwards;Back: B.Sanders,T. Harri Kleefman, E. Carenchuk, S. Humphrey, J. Scheffer, K. Lynch, T. Armigei Gibbert. I’hoto by R. 1 VICA: Front: L. Brock, C. Minnick. Back: M. Littlefield, J. Notes, C. Fincher. Photo by K. Gr« 184 Participation VICA and CVAEHastings and Elsik Develop Skills Together K: D. Bacandran, J. Ciaradino, I. McDonald, G. Jones, M. Pill, C. Davidson; c: J. Altcbcrry, A. Hernandez, J. Cardenas, L. Wocnsche, R. Howell, L. ez. Pholo bv S. Lackev General Mechanics Repair (GMR) is a vocational class at Hastings, but isalso provided for those Elsik students who are interested. In my class my students learn more than just how to fix lawnmowers and cars. I also try to help these students develope leadership skills and good sportsmanship conduct, so that when they leave high school, they will have some background experience, says Sponsor Mr. Maldonado. GMR started their year by repairing the lawnmowers of the A.I.S.D. employees. Also GMR participated in the VOCT- GMR District Contest and State Contest in San Antonio, in which they entered in Speed and Repair, Tool Identification, and repairing a Recoil Starter. Manuel Pitt says, This is the first time GMR has entered any type of contest, and I think we have worked very hard and did very well. But next year we will do even better . Being in GMR has been a great learning experience because I learned more about cars and other motors than I would have on my own, comments President Rick Carter. Cardenas adjusts a carburetor on a Camaro. Photo by S. Lackey GMR students influence sponsor Mr. Maldonado in the Vocational Department at Hasting. Photo by S. Lackey ris Davidson adjusts a rocker arm on a small block Chevy. Photo by S. Lackey GMR Participation 185Juniors Barbara Lopcr and Donna Reed keep very busy calculating. Get Down to Business The six officers of OEA were: President Denise Anderson, Vice President Sandy Petty, Secretary Laura Faulkner, Treasurer Melissa Guidroz, Historian Sylvia Martinez, and Reporter Bobby Smith. For the first time one of the Elsik's officers went on to become an Area V Region III OEA President; this person was Denise Anderson. Throughout the vear, OEA club members had fundraising activities such as bake sales and jewelry sales. The contests that they entered were Cluster and Non-Cluster contests. Cluster is a specific skill contest including typing, shorthand, etc. Non- cluster covers areas such as bulletin boards, and public speaking. VOE students won numerous awards for their achievements. In Information Communication I, Tammy Todd took 1st place; in Extempo- raneous Verbal Communica- tion, Barbara Loper won 1st place; in Accounting II, Melissa Guidry took 6th place; in Job Interview II, Laura Fernandez won 1st place; and in the area of Job Manuel, Theresa Smith took 1st place. Following business meetings VOE Members had refreshments and socialized. Some of the parties that were held included the Secret Pal party at Chuck E. Cheese Pizza Place, a Christmas Party at Mrs. Thomlinson's house, and the Annual Ap- preciation Luncheon held on May 10th. The purpose of the VOE Club was to give students the opportunity to get training in the field of office occupations. Marci Campbell performs an audit. Photo by S. Lac VOE Members: Front: A. Yung,T.Todd, J. Blades, S. Martinez, K. Waida, M. Campbell, B. Smith, M. Stevens. Back: Sponsor Mrs. Thomlinson, S. Petty, M. Guidroz, L. Faulkner, S. Guthrie, V. Wimpy, D. Anderson, K. Hutchins, S. Zaman, A. Guzman. Juniors Kim Waida and Laura Faulkner show off the VOE bulletin board that was entered in a contest. Photo by S. Lackey Mrs. Thomlinson keeps on smi during another day of lecturing. Photo by S. Lac 186 Participation VOE OEAS members Darla Briggs, Sophomore, and Sophomore Patti Schreiner help Special Olympic participants play in ratc Kathleen Geary's birthday. Photo by Mrs. Asnes. the Softball Olympics. Photo by Mrs. Asnes. m Lee tries to hit the pinata at the Halloween party, while Cinda Shine, Piera Sponsor Mrs. Asnes discusses an la and Mrs. Tovsen cheer her on. Photo by Mrs. Asnes. upcoming event with TARS members. Photo by Stacey Lackey Practicing Toward Olympics There's a club at our school that is just as or more active than other clubs, and they are the Teen Aides for Retarded Students (TARS).Sponsor Mrs. Asnes says, “TARS adds dedication, participation and excitement to the mentally and physically handicapped stu- dents through special occasion parties and Special Olympics. throughout the year, TARS members participated in Hal- loween, Christmas and Easter parties and individual birthday parties. Softball, basketball, track and field and bowling are the sports in which the kids get a chance to participate in through Special Olympics. “I plan to work with retarded children when I get out of school. Through TARS, I can build a better understanding of, and can become closer to the student. I just love it. says Junior Hollie Fowler. Junior Angie Malagiulla comments, “It's an opportunity to help the misfortunate. One can learn from them and they can learn from you. They have a lot of love to give. TARS club officers were President Wendy Pena, Vice- President Valerie Card, and Secretary Piera Piccola. By Richard Packard Special Olympic participants warm up for the Track and Field Events. Photo by Mrs. Asnes. Participation TARS 187Senior Brian Streck waits for his team to finish batting so he can get back on the pitching mound. Photo by S. Lackey COMPETITION 188 CompetitionSenior Jana Walker and Junior Donna Umhoefer reach for the jump ball during practice. The team's motto of “Defense, Desire and Dedication helped them excell during the regular season and reach the regional finals during playoffs. Photo by S. Lackey r Sheri Barrett bumps the ball to lear Creek defenders as Referee Contine looks on. Photo by R. Law Long practices paid off for Freshman Kody Nollis and Amy Jones, Soph- omore Deanna Sonka, and Senior Deanna Sanders as the Lady Rams won the district title for the fifth year in a row. Photo by A. Miles Competition 189 But the players had a lot of SPIRIT . . With the arrival of September came the beginning of school and the opening of football season. Under the leadership of Head Coach Wes Bryant, the team practiced long, hard hours in preparing for this season. On Friday, September 2, the Mighty Rams fought their first battle against Houston Lee High School. Unfortunately the Rams walked away with a loss of nine to sixteen. This game gave the team more incentive to press harder at practices and in future games. The Homecoming game gave Elsik their first season win; a seven to nothing win over Spring Woods. Our only other win this season was against Westchester. Of course, the most devastating loss this year was to Hastings. But through all of the losses, spirit stayed strong. Coaches think that, The varsity will be more successful next year because of the contribution of the junior varsity . . . The best description this season was made by Sophomore Dale Smith who stated, It wasn't a very good season for winning, but all of the players had a lot of spirit and always encouraged each other. Jody Williams and Kevin Hood play. huddle around Coach Sciba to discuss Front: R. Skinner, R. Burrell, D. Edwards, A. Oblepias, J. Doria, J. Marino, E. English, R. Smith. Second: Trainer D. Fyke, K. Hood, W. Harrison, G. Sacco, D. Dufour, G. Porter, T. Smith, E. Frazier, C. Larry, K. Cheatum, M. Montgomery, Coach R. Copley. Third: Coach B. Howe, Coach G. Pless, G. Craig, P. Moon, S. Hoffman, G. Barnes, T. Adamchick, J. Pantin, J. Williams, T. Dodd, D. Garris, D. Smith, Coach M. Sciba, Head Coach W. Bryant. Back: Coach R. Ward, G. Neal, D. Ballard, D. Schaumburg, R. Grafton, S. O'Brient, J. Bujnoch, S. Woodle, S. Forristall, T. Herring, D. Smith, R. Mindrup, C. Broussard. Varsity District: 6th Opponent Score Lee 9-16 McCullough 6-25 Katy 12-14 Stratford 0-26 Spring Woods 7-0 Northbrook 19-24 Spring Branch 0-10 Memorial 3-19 Westchester 10-7 Hastings 7-24 Senior Ronnie Mindrup warms up for the big game. 190 Competition Varsity Footballor Joel Marino and Junior Scott Woodlc watch the Rams-Tigcrs game with isity. or Paul Moon looks exhausted while waiting for his next chance to romp the rs. Our defensive line prepares to hold the Tigers and make it fourth down. Senior Mike Montgomery and Junior Steve Hoffman wait on the side lines as members of the injured list. Varsity Football Competition 191Toward «he end of «he game. Dale Smith, Don Ballard,Gary Por«er,Trcvor Dodd and Gary Neal feel «he devastating loss. Ronnie Mindrup, Gary Neal, Shawn Forristall and Doug Schaumburg along with referees and Tigers, gather around an injured player. Discussing good and bad points of the night's game are Coach Pless, Coach Copley, Gary Neal, Student Trainer Bryan Wilson, Trevor Dodd, Don Ballard, George Craig, and Steve Hoffman. The Ram's defense lines up against the Tigers. 192 Competition Varsity FootballFollowing the Nationi! Anthem, Rams march down the field atTulley Stadium led by Coach Mike Sciba, Doug Schaumburg, Rusty Grafton, and Sammy O'Brient. Coach Mike Sciba explains the plays to Scott Woodle, Shawn Forristall, Don Ballard, and Gary Porter. At Alief Stadium, the Ram defense tries to hold the Tigers for a fourth down at the 44 yard line. Ram's defense tries to hold the Tigers for a turnover at the Rams's 21 yard line. Varsity Football Competition 193District Champs At Nine and One Winning moments were not rare during the junior varsity football season. With a winning season record of nine and one, the title junior varsity becamean inappropriate description. The team was led to victor)' with the incredible backing abilities and the awesome rushing of the team. Coach Gary Pless explained, It is hard to single out any one player. We feel it was a total team effort. For many football teams, this season meant tremendous defeat. The Houston Oilers and our own varsity football team ended their season with devasting losses, but our junior varsity worked as if they had been a team forever! Many crazy things happened to the team this year. Coach Gary Pless says nothing was more unusual than having a time change in the schedule and arriving to the game four hours early. Then, we returned to Alief and went back to Spring Branch to play the game. Coach Pless described the least memorable game of the season. Had we not fumbled against Spring Woods on the four yardline, we would have been ten and zero. We can still reflect on all of the wins, especially winning district! A coach's proudest moment is when his team scores against their rival school joy in Coach Gary Pless' expression during this Ram-Bear game reveals his p excitement that was also felt at the end of the game when the Rams 28-6. Photo by A. h The junior varsity offense fumbles on the 42 yardline. Photo by Randy Law. Front: W. Rogers, B. Locke, C. Melchor, B. Rogers, R. Kopps, D. Dougherty, M. Pearlman, T. Goudy. Second: Coach R. Ward, L. Scott, D. Wells, D. Brawley,T. Terasas, D. Santana, C. Cooks, M. Willman G. Carlcton, D. Whittcd. Back: Trainer D. Fyke, Head Coach B. Howe, D. Bell, K. Sims, L. Reid, M. Ober, C. Owens, S. Restivo, G. Ott, J. Ray, Coach G. Pless, Coach R. Copley. 194 Competition Junior Varsity Football fleir one chance to cheer on the field at a J V game are Julie Johnson, Dondra way, Leslie Lawless, and Sandy Lawerence. Photo by A. Miles Junior Varsity District Standing: 1st Opponent Score Houston Lee 20-0 McCullough 40-6 Katy 24-10 Stratford 13-8 Spring Woods 9-12 Northbrook 13-0 Spring Branch 24-12 Memorial 36-23 Westchester 12-6 Hastings 28-6 Junior Varsity Football Conipetition 195A sophomore player helps a Bear player up after a hard tackle. Photo by R. Law Kevin Pitts is assisted off the field after an injury. Photo by R. Law Front: T. Hedrick, T. Fusco, D. Dougherty, E. Jones, M. Porter, J. Beadle. Second: M. Poltorak, J. Poltorak, K. Pitts, B. Mitchell, J.Tucker, R. Rios, T. Narvaez, C. Frazier. Third: Manager, B. Wilson, Coach Fawcett, R. Blankenship, R. Lcaumont, B. Pace, R. Millsap, T. Mesa, R. Hammond, R. Obcr, C. Rockhold, Coach O'Keefe, Coach Corbe. Back: P. Rameriz, S. Scruggs, B. Sandefur, M. Howe, M. Jordan, B. Smith, D. Phillips, M. Tufts. 196 Competition Sophomore FootballSophomore players work together to tackle a Bear player. Photo by Randy Law Sophomores Break Even The number one goal of the sophomore team was to IMPROVE. They wanted to improve in every aspect of the game: conditioning, strength, speed technique, hitting, knowing their assignments, getting after the opponent, winning,andsportsmanship. As Coach O'Keefe said, We want to do better than the day before. Another goal was to develope PRIDE. They planned to take more pride in their per- formance, their team and the school. The main goal of every player should be to make varsity and contribute to a winning program. Sophomore players must be ready to fill key positions on the varsity next year, described Coach O'Keefe. They want and plan to be STATE CHAMPIONS AS SENIORS. Sean Scruggs said the hardest position to learn was quarterback. He also said that practicing didn't affect his grades very much. He felt that in order to improve his chances of making varsity, he must work on his muscle tone and speed. After a game in which they lost, the main goal was to work harder for the next game. Tony Mesa demonstrates an open field tackle Photo by Randy Law Sophomore District: 3rd Opponent Score Pasadena 58 -8 McCullough 0-21 Katy 14-17 Stratford 22-38 Spring Woods 6-14 Northbrook 22-0 Spring Branch 25-14 Memorial 21-20 Westchester 36-6 Hastings 0-28 Sophomore Football Compctition 197Freshmen A Opponent Score Houston Lee 8-2 McCullough 6-2 Katy 6-14 Stratford 12-44 Spring Woods 17-7 Northbrook 27-0 Spring Branch 3-0 Memorial 7-23 Westchester 28-14 Hastings 0-14 Halfback Kenny Bishop runs fora long gain after receiving the hand-off from Quarterback Randy Kasper in thegame against the Hastings Bears. Photo by R. Law Front: Manager M. Mayer, K. Plazinch, C. Campbell, K. McDaniel, T. Ha An. Second: D. Bandy, J. McHugh, S. Robles, J. Bujoch, A. Esponosa, R. Curran, K. Campbell. Third: B. Bolden, T. Schumacher, C. Vreastegui,S. Lee, D. Cassidy, F. Quiles, B. McClure, P. Flores. Fourth: C. Nila, M. Gower, G. Mills, D. Longuct, J. Packwood, D. Johnson, D. Gcradis, R. Ralhgcber. Back: Coach Parker, M. Watson, B. Roquemorc, R. Peters, S. Holland, J. M. Hanst, J. Oursler, P. Delaney, M. Middleton. Front: Manager M. Mayer, B. Brumfield, R. Daves, T. Schumacker, R. Castillo, D. Minkel, S. Munshi, T. Gallaher, Trainer, B.Sherley. Second: T. Strong, K. Campbell, C. Borst, A. Bouchard, G. Bowcrsox, G. Rothermcl, P. Hydo, So Trapino, L. Lyndcs. Third: Coach C. Nila, C. Morgan, W. Schmucker, B. Mueller, K. Bishop, T. Harrison, C. Park, B. McCoy, G. Cuella. Fourth: S. Codner, A. Rodney, C. Samuel, J. Mitchell, D. Issacks, T. Palumbo, D. Layne, R. Hormcga, R. Granillo, T. Burg. Back: J. Carlbcrg, P. Osborne, E. Garner, R. Kasper, B. Bill, B. Sessums, N. Hoyt, D. Boekcr,S. Codner, A. Rodney, Coach J. Parker, Coach H. Null. 198 Compelition Freshmen Footballn Longuet throws a pass for a touchdown against Northbrook to his wide vcr. Blocking for Devin Longuet is Abiel Espinosa. Photo by T. Smith offensive back tackled after a big gain against the Hastings ise. Photo by R. Law Freshmen Team Finishes Third Freshman football finished third in district. Devin Longuet made a 80 yard touchdown run during the McCullough game. A member of the A team, Karl Cambell, kicked a 20 yard field goal to win the Spring Branch game. On the B team, player Kenny Bishop was leading ground gainer. Eric Garner, who also played on the B team, was an outstanding defensive end. Chris Samuels of the B team was the leading scorer. Coach Parker is a cool coach replied the football players. Coach Parker treats his players equally, No coach can play favorites. It is a team effort, Coach Parker explained. The freshman football team had a good year. The Hastings game was just another game, Coach Parker commented. The most exciting game was the Houston Lee game. The players never gave up. Gary Rothermel stated football accomplishes victory over your opponents. Freshmen B pponent Score fusion Lee 8-2 rCullough 12-0 ‘y 10-12 at ford 6-8 ring Woods 27-6 Kthbrook 20-6 ring Branch 7-20 tmorial 14-28 estchester 28-14 stings 25-27 The defensive team is in its pre-alignment at the line of scrimmage waiting for the Northbrook offense to come to the line to run a play. Photo by T. Smith Coming off the field for the defense is Cornerback Maurice Watson. Photo by R. law Freshmen Football Competition 199Varsity Falls Short Varsity volleyball finished a challenging season placing 3rd in district. Losing to Westchester in the playoffs for 2nd erased the team's chance of playing top teams in the state. This is the second consecutive year the varsity volleyball team has lost a playoff game. Coach Brannan commented, Next year's group better break this curse. Even though the girls did not win, there were some bright spots in the season. They beat Northbrook (District Cham- pion) who had not been beaten by Elsik in three years. Junior Debra Collier expressed her excitement, We finally whip- ped up on 'em! They also played an exciting game with Memorial when they came from behind (10-14) to win the match. The team's top-rated players contributed immensely to the team's efforts. Seniors Lisa Kruse, Donna Boyne and Junior Birgitt Haderlein had extreme talent in hitting and blocking. Next year the varsity will have four returning lcttermen, two of which are starters, and they are graduating four seniors this year. Coach Brannan was very pleased with this group of girls. They got along well, worked hard and were never a group to quit. The team consisted of Donna Boyne (All-District), Mary Kay Chambers, Debra Collier, Robbye Denson, Birgitt Haderlein, Lisa Kruse, Stacey Lackey, Laurie McCoy, Carolyn Slay, and Michelle Sumler. Senior Donna Boyne leaps to get a shot over the net. Photo by R. Law Senior Lisa Kruse takes advantage of her left-handed hitting. Photo by R. L Front: Laurie McCoy, Robbye Denson, Donna Boyne, Birgitt Haderlein,Stacey Lackey. Back: Lisa Kruse, Mary Kay Chambers, Debra Collier, Michelle Sumler, Carolyn Slay. 200 Competiton Varsity VolleyballSenior Stacey Lackey shows her great hitting form. Photo by R. Law Varsity Opponent Score Northshorc 15-11, 15-11 Cy-Crcck 12-15, 16-14 8-15 Westfield 7-15, 15-9 20-18 Dulles 11-15, 7-15 •Northbrook 14-16, 5-15 8-15, 15-8, 15-11 •Stratford 15-12, 13-15 15-10, 15-5, 7-15, 15-7 •Memorial 16-14, 10-15 16-14, 11-15, 11-15 •Westchester 14-6, 7-15 15-4, 15-12 (Playoff) 1-15, 10-15 •Springwoods 15-12, 7-15 15-7, 10-15, 15-6, 11-15 •Hastings 16-14, 9-15 15-12, 15-12, 15-2 •Spring Branch 15-10, 13-15, 15-6, 15-10, 15-7 Lamar Consolidated Tournament Consolation •District Games Senior Robbye Denson and Junior Birgitt Haderlein go up for a double block. Photo by R. Law r Bireitt Haderlein fakes her Hastings opponent by setting the ball Photo by R. Law Varsity Volleyball Competition 201J. V. Fights For 2nd Junior varsity volleyball battled for the district title, but fell short of a victory. With a 9 and 5 season in district, they shared their title of 2nd place with the next door neighbors, Hastings. Despite their title loss, the girls had an exceptional season. They split games with Hastings, Memorial, and West- chester and played very close games with the district champion Stratford. The team played in three tournaments. Clear Lake, Spring Branch and the Elsik tournament which the JV host- ed. During the Clear Lake tournament. Coach Bodine felt the girls played their best game of the season. She commented, Cy-Fair played us a great match with the final score of the third game 23-21! Our team never gave up and played their hearts out. When the volleyball season ended, the girls described how they feltabout theseason. Junior Tammy Collier commented, We worked well together which was a goal we had set. Sophomore Melissa Bagesaid, I feel that our volleyball teams are special in the fact that we can share more than just volleyball. We're like a family. The team will have no returning lettermen, so next year's team will be young, but strong. I feel very positive about next year's team. I will get players from the freshman level and they won district, said Coach Bodine. Sophomore Cindy Peakes spikes the ball over to her opponent as Junior Carolyn Slay prepares for a volley. Photo by R. Law Front: Sherri Barrett, Wamboi Benefield, Julie Hurlbert, Michelle Williams. 2nd: Melissa Bage, Tracy Walls, Kerri Nippcrt, Windy Wilding, Belinda Morreno. Back: Bizzy Deckard, Cindy Feakes, Coach Bodine, Tammy Collier, Dawn Lyngass. Photo by S. Lackey. 202 Competition Junior Varsity VolleyballJunior Tammy Collier spikes another ball over the net. Photo by R. Law. Junior Varsity Opponent Score Northshore 2-15, 15-11, 9-15 Cy-Creek 12-15, 3-15 Westfield 14-16, 15-11, 15-7 Dulles 15-13, 10-15, 0-15 Baytown Lee 15-2, 15-7 •Northbrook 15-5, 15-11 10-15, 15-7, 15-7 •Stratford 13-15, 14-16 5-15, 15-10, 12-15 •Memorial 12-15, 15-4, 15-10 No Officials Rayburn 4-15, 15-9, 17-15 Spring 9-15, 15-8, 12-15 Cy-Fair 2-15, 15-13, 23-21 Clear Lake B 12-15, 15-10, 15-4 •Westchester 15-9, 7-15, 13-15 4-15, 15-5, 15-13 •Springwoods 12-15, 15-3, 16-14, 15-4, 15-6 •Hastings 15-5, 6-15, 3-15 1-15, 15-4, 16-14 •Spring Branch 15-3, 10-15, 15-9, 15-0, 15-8 •District Games omore Bizzy Deckard spikes the ball hard over her Hastings opponent. Photo by R. Law. Junior Carolyn Slay saves the ball by dinking it over the net. Photo by R. Law. Junior Varsity Volleyball Compctition 203Freshmen Capture District Freshmen volleyball finished top notch capturing the district title. They had a district record of 12 and 2 and a season record of 21-8. The team also placed second in the Pasadena tour- nament and consolation in the Clear Lake tournament. Coach Morrow feels that the girls played well because, They had a lot of true teamwork. The team had con- sistent setting from Tabitha Stanley and strong hitting from Karen Belson and Dru Wyatt. They also had strong defense from Jimi Leith Knous and Tracy Sorth. Most of these girls plan on playing next year with the junior varsity and maybe even the varsity. Coach Morrow commented, This group of freshmen has a lot of potential. They have great attitudes and a high level of skills. Passing to Christine Tucker for the set is Tabitha Stanley. Photo by S. Lackey. Front: Christine Tucker, Carole Charlton, Tabitha Stanley. 2nd: Debbie Sheffield - Trainer, Melanie Bohot, Arista Blouin, Susan Lawrence, Peggy DeMare, Jennifer Barnett, Kelly Swindell - Manager. Back: Robin Hopkins, Michelle Turner - Manager, Karen Belson, Jimi Leigh Knous, Dru Wyatt, Coach Morrow. Photo by S. Lackey. 204 Competition Freshmen VolleyballKaren Belson bump» the ball as Christine Tucker and Jennifer Barnett looks on. Photo by S. Lackey. Freshmen Opponent Score Northshore 15-12, 10-15, 12-15 Cy-Creek 15-0, 10-15, 13-15 Westfield 10-15, 16-14, 6-15 Dulles 15-5, 8-15, 15-9 Baytown Lee 5-15, 15-10, 15-12 •Northbrook 15-9, 15-11 15-7, 16-14 •Stratford 13-15, 13-15 15-5, 6-15, 11-15 •Memorial 15-12, 15-13 12-15, 17-15, 15-13 •Westchester 15-11, 15-9 7-15, 7-15 •Springwoods 15-1, 15-4 15-8, 15-2 •Hastings 14-16, 15-9, 15-5 15-1, 10-15, 15-10 •Spring Branch 15-4, 11-15, 15-8 , 15-8, 8-15, 15-11 •District games Freshmen players Dru Wyatt, Jennifer , Barnett, and Jimi Leigh Knous an- ticipate the serve. Photo by S. Lackey. n Belson and Jimi Leigh Knous fall for the ball. Photo by S. Lackey. Freshmen Volleyball Competition 205Ram runner Troy Bcardon strives to defeat his opponent in this close race. Photo by T. Smith. Freshmen Keith Moon psychs-up for the race. Photo by T. Smith. Senior Dwaye Peterson concentrates on keeping up his stride to pass his opponents. Photo by T. Smith Junior Tim Damron warms up while concentrating on the upcoming race. Photo by T. Smith. 206 Competition Boys Cross Country No Pain No Gain This is a big improvement over the last few years ' explained Coach Leonard Fawcett. The change has been in a bigger commitment by the boys. Behind only Memorial, Spring Branch, and Hastings, the ram boys team finished fourth with ninety-three points. Many of the runners were outstanding, but one member. Jim Henry, surpassed the rest. Jim, a sophomore, finished his first year of competitive running with seventh place in the district meet. Senior Troy Beardon had an interesting comment about training, No pain. No Gain. When Coach Fawcett was asked for his opinion on the team's potential, he answered, The potential at Elsik is unlimited! James Alice strides toward the finish line on a warm autumn day. Photo by T. Smith Front: J. Alice, K. Box, K. Moon, K. McDaniel. Second: R. Greene, D. McKenzie, D. Dunn, D. King, J. Henry, D. Johnson. Back: T. Beardon, D. Peterson, H. Griffen, T. Smith. Photo by M. Spiller P. Maloney and K. McDaniel concentrate on their strategy prior to the race for the finish. Photo by T. Smith. Cross Country Opponent Place District Standings: 4th Dobie Invitational 7th Lamar Consolidated Invitational 4th Alief Invitational 5th La Porte Invitational 6th Spring Branch Invitational 8th Dulles Invitational 2nd Boys Cross Country Competition 2077th Place in State Becomes a Reality Going to State became a reality for theGirlsCrossCountry team. With Jo Jones as the first place runner in seven out of eight district meets and the varsity's first place finish at the district meet (junior varsity, third), going to state was in the back of each girl's mind. At District Wendi Pena came in 1st; Jo Jones, 2nd: Jenny Stinneford, 3rd; and Susan Kenney, 9th. The junior varsity team also finished in good standing with AnneSehm in 1st; Cinda Shine,9th;and Kathy Pue, 11th. The race for first was close, but at the final stretch Wendi Pena passed Jo Jones for an amazing finish. After District came regionals. The girls got 2nd place in Regionals. Excitement filled the air when news reached Elsik that the Ram-Runners qualified for STATE! At this exciting moment in the district meet. Senior Wendy Pena passes Senior Jo Jones for first place over-all girls district runner. Photo by M. Toulmin. The look of determination accompan- ies Senior Jenny Stinneford as she rounds the corner at the district meet. Photo by M. Toulmin. Senior Barbara Borah concentrates on the finish of this district meet. Photo by M. Toulmin. Senior Jenny Stinneford celebrates her seventeenth birthday after practice on October 25th. Photo by L. Parke. 208 Compctition Girls Cross CountryCoach Liz Parke takes statistics after a long, hard meet. Photo by I- Parke. Waiting for awards at Conroe are Senior Patty Manry and Freshman Susan Keeney. Photo by L. Parke. The youngest member of the team, Susan Keeney, strives for endurance at the district meet. Photo by M. Toulmin. Sophomore Dorothy Kolb strives onward trying to remain ahead of one of the Memorial runners at the district meet. Photo by M. Toulmin. Seniors Jenny Stinneford and Pattie Manry fill time before practice in the locker room. Photo by L. Parke. Cross Country Opponent Score District Standing 1st McCullough 4th Pasadena 2nd Bavtown 3rd Alief 3rd Arlington 2nd Spring Branch 2nd Conroe 3rd Clear Lake 2nd Girls Cross Country Competition 209Varsity's Future Looks Like District With a pre-district record of 12 wins and 7 losses, the road was clear cut for the varsity team. The hoopsters went on to a 9-5 district record. With the team's superb talent, they were sure to surpass their previous records. The team was unusually young. Seven juniors, one sophomore, and three seniors claimed the heritage of the hoopsters. Elsik had one fellow to make 1st team All-District. He was none other than Junior Jeff Keene, 6-fooi seven-inch center. The other hoopsters that made All-District were Junior Tom Luce on 2nd team, and Senior Scott Harris, Junior Jeff Glasgow, and Junior Robbie James with Honorable Men- tions. The team won third place in district competition. Next year we will win district, assures Coach Hartfiel. Junior Tom Luce believes in his team too, We had a great season. Next year we are expected to do a lot better and I hope we do! By L. Baroski To boost our score against the Eagles, the six-foot-seven Senior Jeff Keene puts the ball through the hoop for another two points. Photo by R. Law At the Eagles game in the Alicf Tournament, Junior Tom Luce receives a clear pass from number 10. Photo by R. Law Putting the points on the board in the Alief Tournament, Junior Wade Watson scores against the Eagles. Photo by R. Law 210 Competition Boys Varsity BasketballFront: Manager M. Posey, R. James, T. Luce, L. Lorts, Manager G. Welch. Back: D. Brown, S. Harris, J. Keene, J. Glasgow, W. Watson. Photo by S. Lackey Varsity Opponent District Record Score 3rd Memorial 51-59 Stratford 61-44 Northbrook 71-60 Spring Branch 57-35 Spring Woods 40-41 Westchester 56-50 Hastings 46-47 Memorial 52-57 Stratford 55-46 Northbrook 66-63 Spring Branch 69-42 Spring Woods 72-58 Westchester 46-32 Hastings 55-66 Helping the cause. Senior Jeff Keene adds more points to the Ram total at the Alief Tournament. Photo by R. Law Taking a jumper from the lane. Junior Jeff Glasgow attempts a come back on the Eagles. photo by R. Law A great contribuler to the game, number 00, Junior Tom Luce, out maneuvers his Wildcat opponent. Photo by R. Law Boys Varsity Basketball Competition 211J.V. Drops to Fourth Junior Varsity didn't quite have what it took to win this season. Several injuries and lack of teamwork were some of the reasons for their drop from 2nd to 4th in the district standings. Brock Wilson suffered from a knee injury, Troy Kite had problems with his ankle which lasted the whole season and Darryle Brown had a hip disorder. When asked why the team dropped from 2nd to 4th in district, Darryle Brown replied, We did not come prepared for the games! Coach Scarborough was not satisfied with the results. When asked if next year's J.V team looked like it would have a winning season, he answered with a laugh, I hope so! Top performers for the J.V. team were Troy Kite and Darryle Brown explained Coach Scarborough. Troy was the leader in assists, points and steals, while Darryle was the leading rebounder. Darryle also felt that E.J. Flores deserved recognition for his leadership. Darryle has a history of basketball achievement. His brother first interested him in basketball at theageof two when he put a basketball in his hands. Darryle remarked, It's been history ever since! He plans to make a career out of basketball, but he says, 1 will have to grow about five inches in the next three years to be a real college prospect. Several of the juniors on the J.V. team will be moving up to varsity to join the remaining team members. With this combination of players, next year's team looks very positive and could possibly be a winning year for Elsik's basketball record. By Noelle Miller Elsik watches in desparation as Memorial's ball inches into the basket. Photo by M. Spiller Ready and alert, Elsik attempts to steal the ball from their opponent Spring Woods. Photo by A. Miles Front: T. Selcer, M. Becker, M. Middaugh, C. Muellar, B. Wilson. Back: D. Brown, S. Ernst, E.J. Flores, T. Kite. Photo by S. Lackey 212 Competition Junior Varsity BasketballBrock Wilson and Arthur Chapman watch as Elsik scores from a free throw a warded «o them. Photo by A. Miles The Rams prepare to block Memorial from passing the ball. Photo by M. Spiller Mickey Middaugh jumps for the ball at the start of the Elsik-Spring Woods game. Photo by M. Spiller Junior Varsity District Record 4th Opponent Score Memorial 53-56 Stratford 56-50 Northbrook 64-58 Spring Branch 48-54 Spring Woods 56-59 Westchester 42-38 Hastings 36-54 Memorial 46-44 Stratford 41-56 Northbrook 67-53 Spring Branch 58-59 Spring Woods 60-37 Westchester 34-42 Hastings 44-45 hur Chapman attempts to throw the ball despite the tough defensive pressure. Photo by M. Spiller Junior Varsity Basketball Competition 213Sophomores . . . Not Fighting to Win!!! The Sophomore team really lost its touch this season. They no longer held on to their 1st place District rank, but dropped to 5th place. Coach Parker stated, This team was not as team-oriented nor hungry for victory as last year's team. No change in coaching was brought about, but the quality and attitude of the players had Kirk Evans struggles to pass the ball while the Bears prevent it with a strong block. Photo by M. Spiller changed tremendously. Corey Simmons, forward-guard, felt that a lack of teamwork was the main reason for this lowered district standing. Outstanding players of the season were Steve Ernst and Curtis Larry. Steve, with his all-around hustle during games and practice, and Curtis played team ball. The team did not have it and as a result it was a tough year. Losing 8 games out of 12 provided many reasons to get motivated. Their toughest game, against Hastings, was the first game in district and pressure built-up because the Rams and the Bears are tense rivals. They had one easy win against Spring Woods with an obvious victory of 56-44. The team was not as dedicate this year as in the past. Coat Parker's method of coaching h been effective in all areas of tl sport, but the team did n respond well. Dedication ar excellence is their goal for tl future, so let's hope that ne year's team wants victory. By Noelle Mill Kevin Turner stares in amazement as the ball is thrown across the basketball court. Photo by M. Spiller Front: K. Turner, R. Folse, C. Blanc, C. Simmons, Back: W. Johnson, K. Regan, D. Kuehn Photo by S. Lackey 214 Competition Sophomore BasketballSophomore District Record 5th Opponent Score Memorial 33-18 Stratford 36-34 Spring Branch 41-45 Westchester 53-52 Hastings 49-53 Memorial 36-39 Stratford 30-45 Spring Branch 55-56 Spring Woods 52-62 Westchester 37-40 Hastings 51-46 cam watches as Chris Blanc shoots for a free throw, ready to keep it from the Bears. Photo by M. Spillcr Sophomore Basketball Competition 215Frosh Depend On Off Season The future of the team lies in the hands of Coach Jerrell Hartfiel and his off season program ' commented Coach Hugh Null at the end of the season. The B team finished 2nd in district with a 10-4 record. Leading the B team was top rebounder, hustler, and second leading scorer, Dennis Cassidy. Tim Schumacher, Frosh A team leader and leading assister, helped in directing the A team to a 6-8, 5th place, district record. Since the Frosh teams receive new players each year, it makes it difficult to predict the teams future potential, but as a sophomore team. Coach Null concludes, They have the ability to have a good team, if they work at it! By L. Baroski Phillip Floros, David Johnson, Coach Hugh Null, and Shawn Perry rest during a time out as these freshmen players receive directions from their coach. Photo by R. Law David Johnson faces off against the Bears during the last Freshmen A game against Hastings. Photo by R. Law Freshmen A Opponent District Record Score 5th Memorial 58-51 Stratford 71-69 Northbrook 58-65 Spring Branch 38-71 Spring Woods 57-50 Westchester 50-49 Hastings 50-71 Memorial 54-78 Stratford 52-82 Northbrook 46-54 Spring Branch 49-39 Spring Woods 72-55 Westchester 49-54 Hastings 52-63 216 Competition Freshmen BasketballSenior Starter Twana Henderson led the Rams in scoring and rebounding behind Jo Jones. Here she shoots the ball for two points as her teammates block out for the rebound. Photo by R. Law Varsity Opponent Score District Record 1st Westchester 77-48 Hastings 49-55 Memorial 92-33 Stratford 56-38 Northbrook 87-21 Spring Branch 92-22 Spring Woods 95-21 Westchester 62-36 Hastings 62-45 Memorial 91-35 Stratford 62-48 Northbrook 80-31 Spring Branch 70-34 Spring Woods 86-24 Hastings 43-42 Front: Cindy Cradit, Nancy Rainey, Christine DeCarlo. Back: Charlie Cothran, Coach Rod Brown, Latrcssa Harrison, Kara Kellogg, Birgitt Hader- lein, Twana Henderson, Jolanda Jones, Kelly Armbrustcr, Robbye Denson, Valarie Stickler, Janna Walker, Donna Umhocffer, Coach Lois Ann Morrow. JuniorStarter Birgitt Haderlein hustles down the court during practice. Photo by S. Lackey Senior All American Jo Jones shows how high she can jump by winning the tip over her tall Memorial opponent. Photo by R. Law Girls Varsity Basketball Competition 219J.V. Fights For District J.V. basketball is the time to perfect abilities and prepare for varsity but still have a good time. Losing to Hastings twice and Spring Branch in overtime by 1 point, the girls lost the title of first place to their rival Hastings. Instead the girls earned the next best title, second place. Despite losing their goal of beating Hastings, the girls reached other goals that they had set. “We became friends, played together as teammates, and did not let a team get over 38 points, said Freshman Boi Benefield. There were some injuries on the J.V. this year. In one tournament game, Bizzy Deckard broke her leg and Tracy Walls broke two ribs. Coach Morrow commented, “And basketball is a non-contact sport ! The girls layed out for a couple of weeks, but were back on the court when the doc gave the okay. Many outstanding players participated on the J.V. this year. Coach Morrow commented that contributing offensively for the J.V. were Sophomore Melissa Arp and Freshman Boi Bene- field. Defensively were Soph- omore Stacey Champagne, Amy Armbruster, and Deborah Collier. Coach Morrow also adds Sophomore Jennifer Burton as the most improved player of the J.V. All of the girls on the J.V. this year were sophomores, besides Boi Benefield who was a freshman. These girls have great potential for varsity next year. Sophomore Melissa Arp was moved up to varsity during the play-off games. Coach Morrow stated, With hard work, this group can really contribute to a strong varsity next year. Next year's varsity will be looking for five girls to move up to that team. Sophomore Stacey Champagne shoots the ball for two points as Sophomore Bizzy Deckard and Freshman Boi Benefield block out for the rebound. Photo by R. Law Sophomore Bizzy Deckard uses all her strength to catch up with her opponent. Photo by S. Lackey Sophomore Amy Armbruster passes the ball over her opponent for the fast break. Photo by R. Law 220 Competition Girls Junior Varsity BasketballFreshman Boi Benefield looks for an opening for passing during the Stratford game. Photo by R. Law Junior Varsity Opponent Score District Record 2nd Westchester 43-25 Hastings 25-50 Memorial 68-19 Stratford 57-17 Northbrook 74-11 Spring Branch 42-15 Spring Woods 51-19 Hastings 34-46 Memorial 59-27 Stratford 41-20 Northbrook 61-17 Spring Branch 22-23 Spring Woods 42-11 Westchester 36-21 omores Amy Armbruster and Cindy Feakes wave to Coach Morrow for the play. Photo by S. Lackey Front: Wambui Benifield, Debra Collier, Stacey Champaignc, Michelle Williams, Pam Terry. 2nd: Cindy Feakes, Jennifer Burton, Amy Arm- bruster, Mellissa Arp, Bizzy Deckard. Back: Coach Lois Ann Morrow, Vicki Martinez, Christine DeCarlo, Nancy Rainey, Cindy Cradit, Kay Williams, Coach Rod Brown, Charlie Cothran. Girls Junior Varsity Baskctball Competition 221Freshmen Win District The freshman team finished an outstanding season placing first in district along with Hastings. Sharing the title as co-champs is a definite im- provement over last year's standings. The key to their improvement was stated by Coach Bodine, We spent more time on conditioning and emphasizing defense. Each of the girls has improved in- dividually. Coach Bodine felt that Karen Belson was the most outstanding player by im- proving her shooting, free throws, and hustling. The team experienced many highlights during the season. Coach Bodine stated that the most outstanding game was against Spring Branch. With seconds left, Karen Belson shot from 15 feet out and made two points to win the game. Most of the girls plan on playing basketball next year, which will make stronger teams in the future, jimi Leigh Knous is excited about next year and says, I love basketball and it is very rewarding. Coach Bodine adds, If these girls continue to improve, they will be winners all through their high school years. Susan Lawrence and Elaine Torres attempt to trap their Stratford opponen Photo by A. Bordo Susan Lawrence goes up for the jump against her Stratford opponent. Photo by A. Bordonaro Elaine Torres elbows her opponents as she goes for the rebound. Photo by A. Bordonaro 222 Competition Girls Freshman BasketballFreshmen Opponent Score District Record 1st Westchester 49-19 Hastings 15-26 Memorial 52-8 Stratford 42-10 Northbrook 47-12 Spring Branch 28-26 Spring Woods 29-10 Westchester 49-9 Hastings 29-24 Memorial 32-5 Stratford 53-23 Northbrook 42-6 Spring Branch 22-20 Spring Woods 31-19 Susan Lawrence, Jimi Leigh Knous, and Karen Belson trap their Stratford opponent. Front: Renee Seales, Christi Bittner, Yvonne Blanchard, Karen Belson, Susan Lawrence, Kim Simoneaux. Back: Coach Debbie Bodinc, Elaine Torres, Tracy Sorth, Karen Yee, Jimi Leigh Knous, Tracey Luman, Erin Howell. Girls Freshman Baskctball Competition 223Junior Chris Adkins and team captain Senior Peter Zafirides work together to stop their Katy opponent. JuniorScott Hyung prepares to pass the Photo by M. Spi ball during the Hastings game. Photo by R. Law Junior Chris Adkins attempts to stop a Katy opponent from kicking the ball. Photo by M. Spiller Team captain Senior Doug Smith, and the most valuable player of the soccer team, runs to stop U17 of the Katy Tigers. Photo by M. Spiller 224 Competition Boys Varsity SoccerJunior A.J. Fuller kicks the ball past a Hastings opponent while his teammates look on. Photo by R. Law Front: Keith Campbell, Gregg Martin, Kelley Davis, Peter Zafiridis, Karl Campbell, Chuck Dinh. 2nd: Raj Rao, Ninh Bao, Carrie Constable, Monty Khan, Mike Wills, A.J. Fuller, Jesse Lopez. Back: Brian Shirley, Doug Smith, Brian Murphy, Bryan Adkins, Pranay Patel, Tim Culbertson, Jeff Doria, Coach O'Keefe. Photo by A. Bordonaro. Varsity Soccer Opponent Score Zone Champs St. Thomas 0-5 Spring Branch 5-1 Katy 2-2 Dulles 0-1 Memorial 2-1 Northbrook 4-1 Hastings 2-3 Clements 5-3 Stratford 1-0 Spring Branch 1-0 Taylor 1-1 Westchester 2-5 Clements 4-2 Stratford 5-1 Spring Branch 4-0 Taylor 2-0 Westchester 5-1 Katy 0-3 Winning Zone With Goals With or without a crowd, the determination of the boys soccer team won them the title of Zone Champs. Soccer is a team game, and that fact was definitely proven by the work of the boys through their desire to win. The boys united as brothers without showing selfishness in play. This was a major contribution to the winning season of the Rams. Although teamwork is im- portant the boys felt that Coach O'Keefe was the reason they were so good. Jeff Doria commented, He gave us great guidance and without him we would have been nothing. Praney Patel also added, He is a great coach and friend. The goal of winning zone became a reality by defeating a tough Westchester team 5-1. Chris Adkins was the leading scorer with four goals and his brother Bryan held the Wildcats to a close shut-out giving up only one goal. With this win the Rams became the first team to win a berth in the district playoffs. During the playoffs the Rams had an emotional game with the Katy Tigers losing 0-3. Although the Rams never gave up, they could not ignite a successful offensive attack with five of theirshots hitting thecrossbarof the goal. The Katy Tigers dominated the field which erased hopes for a district championship. Nevertheless, the team had a successful season with high standards and fair play. The Rams had set a precedent for future soccer teams to equal or better. By Robbyc Denson Boys Varsity Socccr Compctition 225Front: T. Pham, S. Garcia, D. Nguyen, G. Barias, J. Wagner, K. Smart, C. Kachil 2nd: S. Yust, S. Poria, C. Constable, R. Chamblee, C. Craw, K. Campbell, J. Usm. Top: B. Shirley,T. Hurst, J.Smith, M. Gray,C. Grant, A. Hoang, D. Huhyn, H. Pal K. Campbell, Coach O'Keefe. Photo by A. Mi At the last game of the season. Striker Keith Campbell shows the opposing team his skill of good ball control which is why he is considered one of the most outstanding players of the season. Photo by M. Spiller Fullback Tres Hurst explains to the other players what the next move will be to prevent the opposition from scoring a goal which was done successfully. Photo by M. Spiller J.V s Second Year A Strong One! The Junior varsity team was really striving in their second season of soccer. Winning five games out of seven put them high-up in the standings. Coach Hearne had a dedicated team and this being their second year gave confidence to Coach Hearne. Outstanding players were chosen for their skill, dedication, and desire to win. Hearne felt that Keith Campbell, Karl Campbell, David Huhyn, Chris Kachilla, and Todd Kubecka were qualified for this recognition. Striker Keith Campbell has had a long history of soccer. He was raised in England, where soccer is a very popular sport. He became involved and continued to play for nine years. When asked if soccer was a part of his future, he stated boldly, Yes! Keith feels he did great on the team this year, but still thinks he has the potential to do even better. Hastings was a tough game for the team, explained Keith. He noticed their excellent players, good ball control, communication, and great discipline. To make up for that, they came across an easy victory, Katy High School. They won with a 3-0 score. Keith said they played excellently and had fun doing it. Isn't that the purpose of competition - excellent team- work and fun at the same time? By Noelle Miller J.V. Soccer 2nd Zone Opponent Score Strakc Jesuit 1-3 Strake Jesuit 3-2 St. Thomas 4-1 St. Johns 2-1 Katy 2-0 Hastings 1-0 Hastings 2-4 226 Competition Boys Junior Varsity SoccerVarsity Soccer District Record 2nd Zone Opponent Score Dements 3-0 itratford 1-1 ipring Branch 1-3 raylor 3-2 Vestchcster 2-3 Dements 7-2 • tratford 1-2 ipring Branch 0-3 raylor 4-5 Vestchester 2-4 Front: T. Ho, Z. Cadungog, S. Rai, R. Hopkins, M. Hwang, K. Mcder, A. Garvin, 2nd: C. Adkins, T. Scoulin, K. Browder, C. Koehn, B. Escobar, B. Adkins, Back: Coach K. LcKibcus, C. Frazier, S. Hopkins, D. Boyne, J. Fifi, T. Johnston, K. Hwatt Photo by S. Lackey Varsity Aimed High! Rising to 2nd in zone, the girls varsity team had a fun and challenging season. Zeire Cadungog, Jeanne Fifi, and Donna Boyne all agreed that it was a rewarding experience. Coach LeRibeus is highly admired by her team. Jeanne Fifi stated, “Her method of coaching had a beneficial effect on inexperienced players. Three hours daily training except on game days, was the average amount of time spent on basic skills and endurance. Donna Boyne thought more time should have been spent on specialized skills and team- work. Outstanding players were midfielder Jeanne Fifi and forward Beatriz Escobar. Jeanne for strong defensive playing and Beatriz for skillful offensive playing helped them to succeed. Beside skill and endurance, eye-foot coordination is the most important step in soccer. All the girls deserve to be recognized for this difficult feat. The varsity team consisted of all underclassmen except for four seniors. The remaining players plan to continue playing next year, so next year's team looks very good. Their goal is to go to zone and district play-offs. With the returning players, that is very possible as Coach LeRibeus sees it. By Noelle Miller The look of anguish fills junior Forward Shelly Hopkins face as well as thespirited fansat the final gameof the season which brought a two point victory for Westchester. Photo by S. Lackey The fans watch in deep concentration as Fullback Jeanne Fifi attempts to gain control of the ball during the Westchester game. The final score ended in a 2-4 loss to the Rams. Photo by S. Lackey Girls Varsity Soccer Competition 227Swimmers Log Top in Area Times Our swimmers have logged some of the fastest times in area school competition according to the UIL. A vast number of records were set throughout the season. During the Hastings meet alone, the boys posted seven personal recordsand the girls, ten. Forthe first time ever, Elsik had a team victor)' in swimming against Hastings. The team included State Champion Swimmer Chad Pol- lock who went undefeated in the 100 yard backstroke; Penny Rosen, District Champ in the 200 yard individual medley and 100 yard backstroke; Janice Sims whosetaschool record in the 100 yard breaststroke; and many other record setters. At the UIL State Meet at the University of Texas Swim Center the swimmers proved their talents. They came home with one gold medal for Chad Pollock; a state ranked 3rd place and All-American time from the Girls 200 yard Medley Relay (Penny Rosen, Janice Sims, Kathy Nagle, Kathy Boyd); and 4th overall in the 100 yard Backstroke by Penny Rosen. Her Backstroke is also considered an All-American time. By L. Baroski. Ram diver Art Waggoner enters the water after a double-reverse dive. Photo by R. Law Front: Frank Smith, Patrick Corcoran, Mike Voemett, Billy Hamlyn, Chad Pollock, Gavin Morgan, David Kuaz. Second: Carroll Ann Adams, Kim Davis, Tammy Franklin, Kim Furnish, Claudia Guarches. Back: Lisa Strum, Colleen McFall, Cathy Boyd, Kathy Nagle, Janice Sims, Karen Hernandez, Penny Rosen, Kitty Day, and Coach Eugene Watson. After several seconds of straining at the block for the girls 200-yard Medley Relay, Kathy Nagle is off for the race. Photo by R. Law Strong kicks are crucial to a swimme technique as Sophomore Mike Voemi kicks his way through the final 1 during the swimming session. Photo by R. La 228 Competition Swimming and DivingJunior Art Waggoner flics through the air after a double back dive off of the low board. Photo by S. Lackey In lane 3, Billy Hamlyn dives off of the platform for his laps in the 200 yard boys medley relay as Junior Chad Pollock, state qualifier, arrives at the block. Photo by R. Law Boys Swimming Opponent Score McCarther 88-58 Westfield 48,122 Spring Woods 72-93 Strake Jesuit 48-110 Westchester 64-114 Northbrook 64-95 Memorial 75-107 Spring Branch 75-83 Clear Lake 48-140 Klein 48-87 Stratford 54-96 Hastings 65-104 it: Coach Bob Leiber, Doug Halstead, Art Waggoner, and Carol Morris. Photo by S. Lackey First for Divers; No Big Splash It was the first time an Elsik diver did not qualify for regionals, replied Coach Bob Leiber about his least mem- orable experience of the season. The team not living up to their past record is not due to a change in teaching technique ora lossof talent in divers. But the loss of five divers (two of which were district ranked as 2nd and 5th) reduced the team down to three members: Junior Art Waggoner, Senior Doug Halstead, and Freshman Caryl Morris. Finishing 6th in district, Doug Halstead set one school record in the Six-and-Eleven 1 Meter Diving Event. The other divers. Art Waggoner and Caryl Morris ended the season with district standings of 11th and 13th places. By L. Baroski Regional individual qualifier for the 50 yard and 100 yard freestyle. Junior Karen Hernandez, exhibits her talents in the 100 yard breaststroke. Photo by R. Law Girls Swimming Opponent Score McCarther 104-32 Westfield 84-88 Spring Woods 96-76 Saint Agnes 95-58 Westchester 96-88 Northbrook 96-77 Memorial 111-106 Spring Branch 111-51 Clear Lake 61-120 Klein 61-92 Stratford 77-85 Hastings 92-68 Swimming and Diving Competition 229Junior Billy Payne lines up to make a perfect putt. Photo by C. Corb junior Joel Mathiason watches his great shot out of the sand trap. Photo by C. i 230 Compelition Boys Golfjunior David Smilherman watches his ball hit the green. Photo by C. Corb Boys Golf Team: Jay Meyer, Joel Mathiason, Billy Payne, David Smitherman, Vic Mehra. Photo by C. Corb Jay Meyer Leads Team In Tournaments The boy's golf team struggled through a mediocre season but enjoyed a few high points along the way. Under Coach Chuck Corb, the Rams finished 5th in district. Although the standing in district was not great, the team improved during the year. Senior Jay Meyer led the team in the eight tournaments played by placing in the rankings for medalist four times. The team will be graduating top man Jay Meyer. Next year's team will have four letterman returning and will rebuild to find another top man to replace Jay. Boys Golf Competition 231 nior Vic Mehra prepares to make his putt. Photo by C. CorbFreshman Dawn Massop smiles as she hits her ball down the fairway. Photo by R. Law Freshman Andrea Stohlc gets ready for practice at the Houston Golf Acadcir Photo by R. L; 232 Competition Girls Golf B Junior Debbie Hund and Freshman Christina Lcngyel exchange thoughts while waiting to tee off. Photo by R. Girls Golf Struggles Through Season The girl's golf team had a struggling season. With only one returning letterman, the Rams had to rebuild. Although they did not top last year's finish of 2nd place, they did not give in to last place and finished 4th. Lack of experience contri- buted immensely to the team's effort. Coach Brannan feels that the girls could be much better with more practice and overall playing experience. The team will be graduating their top golfer Debra Massop and will be facing a year of hard work and practice. t: Dawn Massop, Andrea Stohle, Christina Lcngyel; Back: Debra Massop, ie Hund, Stacey Drake, Tcri Packard, Patti Bell. Photo by R. Law Sophomore Stacey Drake digs her ball out of the dirt. Photo by R. Law Girls Golf Competition 233Boys Land 2nd in District, Bratka Tops in Texas The Boys Tennis team had another successful season as predicted holding 2nd in Dis- trict after a win in the District Tournament. Top seed. Chuck Bratka, along with Pat Brogan, Phillip Mann, and R.J. Harr played outstandingly. Coach Gwynn had much confidence in her boys. She stated, I think they are very talented and they work hara too, which I appreciate! Chuck Bratka continued on to win the state championship. Chuck Bratka was chosen as the outstanding player of the season for many reasons. He is ranked both statewide and nationally, he works harder than anyone on the team, he is very Freshman Thien Trinh practices for the Clear Lake Freshman Tournament, in which he was a finalist. Photo by R. Law dedicated and single minded, and he is extremely mature and very cooperative. He has been offered full tuition at Texas Christian University, partial tuition at Rice University, and full tuition at the Air Force Academy. He has decided on accepting the Rice scholarship and continue his tennis career. All the boys have dedicated a part of themselves. R.J. Harr won freshman singles at the Rosenburg J.V. Tournament, freshman singlesat the Baytown Freshman Tournament, and won the Pasadena Varsity Tournament with his doubles partner, Phillip Mann. Sandeep Narang and Chris Meinecke won J.V. doubles at the Rosenburg J.v. Tournament and at the Baytown J.V. Tournament. Thien Trinh was a finalist at the Clear Lake Tournament. August Carrell won the J.V. singles at the Baytown J.V. Tournament. Pat Brogan was a finalist at the Clear Lake Varsity Tournament and at the Pasadena Varsity Tournament, and along with Phillip Mann they came in second in doubles at the District Tournament. And top seed. Chuck Bratka won the Cy-Fair Varsity Tournament, the Clear Lake Varsity Tournament, the Pasadena Varsity Tournament, he was a finalist at the Deer Park Varsity Tournament and the Alief Varsity Tournament, and won singles at the District Tournament and the Region final. There will be a great loss the team that will affect th numerous victories. Chuck Bi ka will be graduating and Co; Gwynn feels it will hurt team's standing. She explain The team will be a lot thin, at the top because of Chi leaving. The team will depending on R.J. Harr, Phil Mann, and Pat Brogan to step and follow his footsteps. Chi replied, Our team has a lof depth and one player leav the team will not hurt performance that much. By Noelle Mil Boys Tennis Spring Woods 9-0 Spring Branch 9-0 Westchester 9-0 Hastings 9-0 Northbrook 9-0 Memorial 1-8 Stratford 6-3 Dulles 3-1 Robert E. Lee 4-0 Katy Taylor 3-1 Jersey Village 3-1 Sharpstown 4-0 Memorial 1-3 Spring Woods 3-1 Northbrook 3-1 Kincaid 0-4 Spring Branch 4-0 At the courts, varsity player Blair Allen puts in strenuous hours of practice to improve her durability. Photo by R. Law 234 Competition TcnnisSenior Michele South works on her forehand for the upcoming Bollaire Tournament. Photo by R. Law- Statewide and nationally ranked top seed Chuck Bratka practices to improve his backhand. He beat Chris Stanich from Stratford to advance to State and Klein's Mark Mance to win the state title. Photo by R. Law Most valuable girls player, Anne McHugh increases her stamina in tennis drills designed by Coach Gwynn which involve tedious exercise. Photo by A. Miles Girls' Tennis Spring Woods 2-7 Spring Branch 0-9 Westchester 0-9 Hastings 0-9 Northbrook 5-4 Memorial 1-8 Stratford 3-6 Dulles 4-0 Robert E. Lee 1-3 Taylor 1-1 Jersey Village 1-3 Sharpstown 3-1 Memorial 0-4 Spring Woods 3-1 Northbrook 1-3 Kincaid 1-3 Spring Branch 1-3 Freshman team player Robert Talastas works out at the Alief courts to progress in his tennis skills. Photo by R. Law Tennis Compctition 235Coach Gwynn Continues a Lifetime of Tennis Charmange Gwynn, the boys and girls tennis team coach, has had a very positive season to be proud of. Her coaching skills have brought many of the players up the ladder to achieve victor)'. She was born in Landstuhl, Germany. Tennis never became apart of her life until her college years since the local high school did not have a team. She played in college for several years and went on to coach tennis. She has ? Front: Coach Gwynn, S. Kni, S. Jung, S. Knight, M. Bohot, S. Narang, M. South, T. Pham, A. Kavianiesbily; 2nd: R.J. Harr, A. McHugh, C. Meinecke, A. Carrel!, P. Mann; Back: B. Allen, C. Bratka, P. Brogan, T. Kagan. Photo by A. Miles taught tennis for four years and this is the first school that she has ever coached. She really doesn't know what got her interested in coaching in high school. Her involvement in tennis has made a great contribution to the team. Besides coaching, she competes in some tournaments as well. She has no family and coaching tennis, as well as science in the South House, is her only career, both which help her to be a dedicated coach. When asked to predict her star player's future in tennis, she stated, Chuck Bratka will bean excellent college player, because he has continued to improve. She thinks he is the nicest person you would ever want to know and that this will also help him to succeed in college. Coach Gwynn views coaching such an excellent team as an honor. She said, It sure is n to have people who work hard for you and themselve She feels that Chuck is I sweetest guy you will ever m- and wishes she had disposition. Pat Brogan is vt dependable and she can coi on him, and R.J. Harr has bee tremendous addition to ( team. She agrees that they ar fun group and has learned a from them. By Noelle Mil Freshman Shannan Knight reaches out at a ground ball with a forehand. Photo by A. Miles 236 Competition Tennis Girls Improve Standings ring a drill session, Chris Meinecke works on his serve. Photo by A. Miles The girls tennis team had a very weak season as Coach Gwynn sees it. Unless we get a good transfer next year, things don't look too promising! , replied Gwynn when asked about the future teams' potential. Their district stand- ing of 6th out of eight schools was an improvement over last year's standing of last place. Most valuable player was Senior Anne McHugh because she is always at practice and very motivated. The team will lose her along with Tracy Kagan and Thien Pham which will affect the teams' standing. Junior Tracy Kagan stated, I am not going to play next year because of my tough academic schedule. She feels tennis demands a lot of time and dedication on the part of the participants which she can't continue to give. Tracv felt the toughest school to defeat was Memorial and said, They have a solid team and have many ranked players on both their boys and girls teams. The team was defeated by them twice, 1-8 and 0-4. The easiest win for Tracy was Spring Woods. There were no changes in coaching techniques as far as Coach Gwynn is concerned. Tracy explained, Coach Gwynn plans many drills, designed to perfect specific skills. Shealso involves running and jumping rope in our practices, helping us to become more agile and durable. The girl's tennis team has a lot of potential and can go far Tracy believes. We have a solid and dedicated team and they have improved tremendously over the past year! Tracy stated. By Noelle Miller Good stamina helps Thien Pham in reaching for cross court plays. Photo by R. Law Outstanding player of the season, R.J. Harr works out for the upcoming Bellaire Varsity Tournament. Photo by R. Law Tennis Competition 237Track Takes Disappointing 2nd Winning 2nd in district, the boys track team went to Re ionals with a total of 86 f oints, an improvement over ast year's 3rd place. Losing to Hastings by 1 1 3 points was very disappointing. Coach Fawcett felt it was the worst experience of the season because they were so close to being district champs. The regional competitors consisted of Devlin Dunn in the long jump and 400 meter dash, Trevor Dodd in the 110 high hurdles, and the 1600 meter relay team of Darren Bell, Shawn Forristall, Tim Adam- chick, and Devlin Dunn. Outstanding players of this season were Devlin Dunn and Trevor Dodd, both doing exceptionally well in compe- tition. Trevor replied, I think overall Devlin Dunn is the best team member. He is the fastest and runs the best in competition. Junior Gary Neal has had a memorable season. One event that was most unusual was during a meet when his pole broke in the pole vaulting event. Coach Fawcett felt that he was an excellent player, but hasn't really been recognized enough, and that he may possibly be the star player next year. The outlook on the future team as Coach Fawcett ex- plained, With improved attitude and hard work, there is no stopping the Elsik Rams! The team will strive to get better and improve in their weak areas to succeed further in the future! By Noelle Miller Junior Varsity runner David Wells shows deep concentration at the district m where the team scored a total of 86 points. Photo by R. L JV TrackrFront: T. Tcrasas, B. Locke, M. Porter, R. Blankenship, C. Melchor, D. Dean, E. Jones; 2nd: Coach Fawcett, D. Dougherty, T. Mesa, D. Wells, C. Cooks, C. Broussard,T.Smith; Back:Coach Pless, P. Ramirez, D. Phillips, L. Reid, M. Obcr, J. Moore, R. Ober, Coach Ward. Photo by A. Miles Freshman Track: Front: K. Moon, K. McDaniel, L. Naldoski, T. Schumacher, K. Price, J. Garcia; 2nd: Coach Pless, D. Cassidy, T. Harrison, R. Campbell, S. Lee, J. McHugh, M. Packwood, B. Bolden; Back: B. Rocquemore, M. Middleton, D. Johnson, P. Delaney, M. Hanst, A. Rodney, M. Watson, C. Sherrod, Coach Ward. Photo by A. Miles 238 Competition Boys TrackIn the 800 meter run, varsity player Keith Box scored points helping the team go to regional» held at San Jacinto College. Photo by R. Law Freshman track runner Anthony Rodney competes in the high jump at the district meet held at Memorial High School. Photo by R. Law Varsity Track: Front: T. Danron, M. Obcr, D. Dunn, K. McDaniel, K. Box, G. Porter; 2nd: Coach Fawcett, P. Meloni, R. Kopps, R. Millsap,T. Dodd, C. Larry, T. Adamchick, D. Bell, Coach Pless; Back: G. Craig, G. Ott, S. Forristall, D. Ballard, S. O'Brient, D. Peterson, P. Moon,T. Bearden, G. Neal, Coach Ward. Photo by A. Miles Boys Track Competition 239Junior Kim Adams becomes airbom in the long jump at the Alicf Invitational. Photo by R. Law Senior Janet Dammann displays her disk form that has won her many competitions. Photo by R. Law 240 Competition Girls TrackSenior Patty Manry follows close behind her Stratford opponent during the Alief Invitational. Photo by R. Law Jo Jones Continues Wins Ramrunners State Champs iorValSticklercompetesin thedisk w. Photo by R. Law The girls track team once again won the district title for the 5th year in a row. In addition to the district title, they also captured the regional title for the first time and sent two girls to state. Seniors Jolanda Jones and Val Stickler, who won the State championship in Austin. Under the direction of a new coach, Li . Parke, the girls retained their willingness to win. Senior Janet Dammann stated, Coach Parke was very supportive during the whole season and was the one who gave us encouragement and confidence in ourselves to make us believe wecould win district again. Another element that contributed to a winning season was a strong field events team. This year the team did not have as many sprinters and the field events made up for lost points. Coach Parke feels that every girl on the team was outstanding and each member contributed in some way to a winning season. At State, Jo Jones won three events and placed second in the fourth event as the outstanding runner on the team. The J.V. Ramrunners compiled a team together at the end of the year and competed in one meet (district). The girls showed an outstanding effort in district with Anna Sehms winning 1st in the3200mand 1600m run. With many seniors graduating these J.V. girls will move up to help the varsity maintain their winning tradition. sity Track: Front: S. Fields, M. Herzog, C. Charlton, C.Shine,S. Keeny, R. Nollic; : J. Stinneford, V. Stickler, K. Adams, D. Sander, P. Manary; Back: B. Deckard, cakes, D. Kolb, J. Jones, B. Borah, W. Pena; Back: K. Pue,S. Hulsey, J. Dammann, ladcrlcin. Coach Parke. Photo by R. Law JV Track: Front: D. Vandyke, L. Davis, D. Sonka, L. Johnston, S. Hines; Back: D. Minick, A. Jones, A. Sehms, C. King, J. Phillip, L. Parke. Photo by R. Girls Track Competition 241The Ramrunners work on take-offs for sprints in a work out after school. Photo by A. Miles Senior David Wells, Junior Tim Adamchick, and Senior Curtis Larry practice keeping pace for upcoming meets. Photo by A. Miles Gary Could Be The Star Player Next Year! -Coach Fawcett Junior pole vaulter Gary Neal improved a great deal this season. Coach Fawcett stated, I believe that Gary could be the star player next year, unless some new kids come in with a lot of skill. Gary feels that he has improved, but still has a long way to go. He replied, 1 also feel that encouraging team mates is important to succeed. Gary started track in the seventh grade and has been pole vaulting ever since. His brothers ran track for Flsik while he was in middle school. This in- fluenced him and, as Gary put it, They forcibly got him to run track too! When he first started running track in high school, he had heard about Coach Fawcett. He was known as the best track coach in the state, and Gar)' said, 1 believe it! If it has anything to do with track, he is an authority on it. His most memorable meet was the Viking Relays at Dulles. He placed second in a varsity meet and was only a sophomore. In another meet, another mem- orable event happened-his pole broke while in air. Gary felt the toughest meet was district. The vaulters from Spring Branch and Westchester were good competition for him. When asked if he would continue track in the future, he replied, Yes! I hope to vault in college, but onlv time will tell! By Noelle Miller 242 Compctition Track Features Sophomores Sherlyn Hulsey and Ethel Lucas train for the two mile relay. Photo by A. Mlior Trevor Dodd, Junior Shawn Forristall, and Senior Paul Moon work on their |e and timing for the district meet. Photo by A. Miles Trevor Wins District Senior hurdler and runner Trevor Dodd had a very successful year. Hescored points at the Gulf Coast Relays in the 110m hurdles, at the Blinn College Relays in the long jump, and won district in the 110m high hurdles as well as scoring points in the 300m intermediate hurdles and in the long jump. Trevor replied, I feel good about my participation. 1 think right now I am at the plateau in my running and hope to excel soon! He started track in his sophomore year. After his first year of track he decided to stay with it and now has been competing for two years. Is he going to continue track in the future? He replied, I hope so! Trevor admires Coach Fawcett, and believes his meth- od of coaching is very effective. He makes people try their hardest. He lets you enjoy the sport while exceling at the same time. Trevor feels he is a tough coach, but if the individual wants to be the best. Coach Fawcett will help him get there. In order to succeed Trevor says, You have to be willing - being the best doesn't come easy! Last year, district wasa forever memory in Trevor's mind. He was expected to get 3rd in hurdles but walked off with 1st place and a trip to regionals. This year was tougher for him because of the Hastings hurdlers. At district, Hastings won by 1 1 3 points giving our track team second place in district. By Noelle Miller to a good start, the Ramrunners strive to improve their timing in the sprints. Photo by A. Miles Four Years Pay Off Senior Jenny Stinneford has becomea very skilled contender. She has been on the track team for fouryearsand will be leaving when she graduates. She re- plied, I am sad about leaving the team because the Ram- runners have been a big part of my four years in high school. Sadly, she said that she will always look back and remember the great times the team had together. Jenny helped in defending their district championship for the fifth time in five years. She earned third place in the 3200m run where she ran her best two mile time and from there she advanced to regionals. Though the seniors are leaving, Jenny felt that if the remaining team sticks together and have the same spirit they will do well. You have to want to win before you can win! , she stated. Coach Parke contributed a lot toward Jenny's winning season. She had her best track season this year because Coach Parke helped her mentally as well as physically. Jenny replied, She is a great lady and the best coach I've ever had! By Noelle Miller Track Fcaturcs Competition 243Copley Coaches Winningest Team I like to contribute in every way; this is what the coaches want. Senior Mike Montgomery appeared on the varsity scene his sophomore year. To Mike, this was the ultimate. Though Mike Montgomery showed top notch pitching skills. Junior Doug Schaumburg proved his ability in the consistant winning efforts in the last three games. The 15th victory of the year was a 12-2 win over Northbrook. In obtaining this win, the Rams collected 14 hits (A. Marlow 2, M. Montgomery 2, R. Raney 1,T. Varsity Opponent Score District Standing 3rd Stratford 0-4 Memorial 4-1 Hastings 8-11 Spring Branch 4-3 Northbrook 5-4 Westchester 1-0 Spring Woods 4-7 Stratford 10-13 Memorial 6-2 Hastings 0-2 Spring Branch 6-3 Northbrook 12-2 Westchester 12-0 Spring Woods 3-2 Moore 3, D. Machalec 2, K. Hood 2, E.J. Flores 1, and B. Streck.) Pitcher Doug Schaumburg gave up only 3 hits. Continuing with another consecutive win, the 16th of the season, Doug Schaumburg was the winning pitcher and Brian Streck recorded another save. For luck, players avoided chalk marks and the wins continued. Brian Streck was in charge of waking up the bats. The last game of the season was an exciting 3-2 victory over Spring Woods. This was the first time Elsik beat this district champ. Junior Kevin Hood hit a two run homcrun in the bottom of the 7th to tie the game. Sophomore Mark Streck hit a double to drive in Sophomore E.J.Floresforthegameswinning score. Senior Doug Machalec had two hits in the game. Doug Schaumburg was the winning pitcher increasing his record to 7-2 on the year. The Rams ended the season with a 17-10 record making this the winningest varsity baseball team in our history. W.A.! By L. Baroski, Sports Editor Sophomore pitcher Ty Selcer warms up his technique before the game. Photo by S. Lackey. Senior Robert Raney takes a fei practice swings before his first bi during the last game of the season, Eisi vs. Spring Woods. Photo by R. La' I Our only 17-5A, 1st Team, All-District member.Senior Doug Machalec tries to hit the ball out of the park during the first game against Strake Jesuit. Photo by M. Spiller. During pre-season training. Senior Brian Streck patiently waits for warm ups to begin. Photo by R. Law 244 Competition Varsity BaseballSenior Kevin Shiller, first year varsity member, warms up his catching abilities during the attempt to defeat Hastings. Photo by R. Law. Third baseman, Kevin Hood, throws the ball to the first baseman while warming up for the game. Photo by M. Spiller. ior Kenny Reese, a second year varsity letterman, warms up his pitching skills ing the Hastings hosted game. Photo by M. Spiller. Sophomore Rex Baggett and Juniors DougSchaumburgand Kenny Rcesetry to stay warm in the dugout. Photo by R. Law. Sophomore Mark Strcck starts off his first year of varsity baseball as the Ram catcher. Photo by S. Lackey. Varsity Baseball Competition 245After a powerful swing and miss. Sophomore Jeff Tucker walks during the bottom of the fourth at the first game of the double header against the Raiders. Photo by M. Spillcr. Teamwork Will Pay Off in the Future I made the team because I had the potential to improve and the discipline to become an actual help to the team, explained David Andrews. Like most of the players, he realized the impor- tance of teamwork. Though each player could pick out another player that was his favorite, the coaches said that there was no real outstanding player. A lot of different players made good plays at different times. Team was the main idea of our players. Two games stick out in the minds of our coaches, but the most gratifying was beating Hastings in the second game. We felt that Hastings really waxed us the first game, and with hard work and deter- mination we pulled through to win the second game 5-2. Since many of the J.V. members are freshmen, the coaches expect them to be Freshman Brandon Sandefur, out at third by a Northbrook Raider, leaves the field. Photo by M. Spiller. During the first game of the baseball season against Strake Jesuit, Juniors Jeff Price, Jorge Gonzalez, and Tim Moore await their next turn to play. Photo by M. Spiller. playing J.V. again. We should beexperiencedatall positions. A few kids will move up to varsity, but the J.V. team should get better. By L. Baroski, Sports Editor 246 Competition Junior Varsity BaseballDuring the Elsik-I tastings double header, Junior Jeff Price gels the bailer out. Photo by S. Lackey. Junior Jorge Gonzalez, outfielder-t hi rd baseman, jogs into the dug out during the Bears game. Photo by S. Lackey. Junior Varsity Opponent Score District Standing 2nd Stratford 9-5 Memorial 8-4 Hastings 3-7 Hastings 5-2 Spring Branch 13-3 Northbrook 1-2 Northbrook 6-1 Westchester 11-13 Spring Woods 6-2 Spring Woods 2-5 Stratford 2-4 Memorial 11-1 Spring Branch 15-3 Freshman Brandon Sandefur, Ram Catcher, is safe as he slides into third at the Northbrook Raiders game. Photo by M. Spiller. lior Jay Andrews returns to the dug out from his outfield position during the n-Bears double header. Photo by S. Lackey. Junior Varsity Baseball Compctition 247He Makes Things Happen It is late in the Hastings game and Andy Marlow is still working on warm-ups. Photo by R. Law. Andy (Pee-Pee) Marlow is the all around best player on the field. He is very reliable on defense, and he leads our offense with the best batting average. He gives our team the charge it needs. Junior Tim Moore's opinion of Senior Andy Marlow of the varsity baseball team is not a unique one. Though Andy does not think of himself as so outstanding, he knows he plays his best when he has a good attitude and is very confident. I have a winning sense in me. I hate to lose and I'll do all I can to win. Andy's baseball career has been influenced most by his mother. I want to do good for her. Despite Andy Marlow's busy baseball schedule, he finds time to do some of his favorite things like going to the beach, playing basketball, or just taking it easy. Andy is a three year varsity letterman and intends to continue his career. His general goals in life are to be happy and successful, to have money, and most of all to have a good family. Senior Mike Montgomery perceives Andy as a sandlot player. He is excited like he was when he played for the first time. He makes things happen. By Lisa Baroski, Sports Editor Pcc-Pcc Marlow, 2nd team All-District member, concentrates on his work in the woodshop. Photo by A. Miles Andy Marlow continues to practice one of Llsik's disappointing attempts at beating the Hastings Bears. Photo by R. Law. For Jay, Practice Makes Perfect Jay Meyer, an outstanding golfer is better known as the Legend by his teammates and friends. Jay, a five time medalist has competitively participated in many tournaments over the past four years. Jay has gained the respect and leadership of both his teammates and friends. Jay admits that it is a good feeling to be looked upon, but feels that he has worked for his respect. 1 achieved respect by spending a tremendous amount of time practicing. Jay's hard work paid off this year by shooting in the 70s out of a possible par 72 each time. He also finished a personal best of fifth indistri'1 ' the Sweetwater Country Club. Jay feels that his dad is the person responsible for his success. He was the one who got me started in golfing. Although Jay is graduating, his career in golf will not end. I plan to go to U.T. and try out for the golf team. In addition to golf Jay also enjoys playing basketball and going to rock concerts with his friends. He has also set a goal in life to graduate from college and get a good paying job. Jay does have one more additional talent. He is graduating Cum Laude in his senior class. With both intelligence and talent Jay is a person to be admired. By R. Denson Senior Jay Meyer prepares for a quiz in Spanish class. Photo by A. M 2-18 Competition Sports HighlightsBratka Wins District, Region, and State Senior Chuck Bratka will be ;aving behind a successful jur years of tennis. He jmpeted during all of his high rhool years as well as an iditional three years in junior igh. Chuck started his fresh- en year on the varsity team nd worked himself up to be the lost outstanding player on the :am. Chuck has swept along, inning District, Region, and late. He is the first tennis layer from Elsik toaccomplish II of these titles. He won ;veral tournaments before ring off to district. His ictories include the Cy-Fair arsity Tournament, the Clear ake Varsity Tournament, and the Pasadena Varsity Tour- nament. At district he won singles and continued on to win the Region III championship and state. At state in Austin, his match results were 6-4, 7-5 defending Paul Morrow, 6-1, 6-1 defending Lamar May, and 6-2,7-6defendingMark Mance. When asked about his achievements he replied with a smile, I did the best I could and hope to do even better in college! As for the college he plans to attend, he has chosen Rice University. Several have offered scholarships including full tuition at Texas Christian University, the Air Force Academy, and partial tuition at Rice in which he will train under Coach Larry Turville. Besides being a master of tennis. Chuck achieved in school with top honors. He received the Outstanding Achievement Award for German IV and graduated co-valedictorian of his senior class. Coach Gwynn stated, Tennis is a breeze for anyone that doesn't have to worry about grades. By Noelle Miller Slate ranked Chuck Bratka will be leaving the tennis team to become a requested member of the Rice University team. Photo by S. Lackey. Senior Doug Smith sets up the ball in the game against Hastings. Photo by R. law Doug Smith is enthusiastic when dressing up for the Senior Day with hats and shades. Photo by A. Miles. Smith Wins Awards With Determination Hard work, determination, and sportsmanship were the winning combinations that won soccer player Doug Smith the titles of team captain, 1st team all-district, and most valuable player. Doug believes that he won these titles because he earned them. I have determination on the playing field and practiced as hard as I would play. I'm not the most skilled plaver but my attitude makes up for that. Doug's attitude also carried over to his teammates. His friends really looked up to him as both a player and friend. Most of my best friends are on the soccer team. They all encouraged me on and off the field and I tried to do the same for them. Doug really enjoyed being with his friends. When I'm not playing soccer, I enjoy playing other sports as long as I am with my friends. Doug explained that the person who influenced his soccer career the most was Coach O'Keefe. He trusted me and allowed me to grow at my own pace. I really enjoyed playing for Coach O'Keefe and the school. After graduation Doug plans to go to Sam Houston and play soccer. He wants to get a good education and decide on a career choice later. Through his hard work and determination, he earned the respect of his teammates and friends. By R. Denson Sports Highlights Compctition 249Keith Box, Paul Maloney, Devlon Dunn, Trevor Dodd, Dale Smith, and Paul Moon train each day after school for the track team. The boy's Ram Runners finished 2nd in the district competition. Photo by S- Lackey I don't believe in dumb athletes. Coach M ike Sciba's philosophy was put into action in January when he was named Head of Athletics and Head Coach. Photo by M. Spiller i Coach Chip Nila, Rex Baggct, Brandon Sanderfur, and Tim Moore break from t team pep talk at the start of the Spring Woods game. The Varsity team ended t season with a 17-10 win losc record. Photo by A. Mi Anne Learns Winning Isn't Everything Varsity tennis player Anne McHugh has learned the values of losing with good sports- manship. She has competed in tennis for four years and has maintained a good attitude toward the rules of winning and losing. Her biggest loss was to a state ranked girl from Kincaid. She stated, It was terrible, but she did have one thing going for her - the girl had been playing since childhood. Anne was born in Madison, Wisconsin and tennis never became a part of her life until high school. What got her interested? Coach Gwynn sug- gested she try out for the team since she enjoyed watching the sport, never assuming she would turn out to be the most outstanding player of the season. Anne earned this title because of her positive attitude and willingness to play her best. She replied, I stuck with it the whole nine yards while others dropped out and look where it got me. Her main accomplishment this season was her comeback against a Westchester girl. She came back from 4-6,1-4 to win the second set but ended up losing the tie-breaker. She explained, It was a close match, and though I lost, I was proud I hadn't given up. Her positive attitude helped her to see the goals of participating in a sport. Winning isn't the only thing that counts. It's what you learn while you play. By Noelle Miller Most valuable player Anne McHugh finishes her last season on the team and learns the value of success to take with her. Photo by S. Lackey Junior Chad Pollock and Sop omorc Penny Rosen, in the A1 Natitorium after their return fre Austin, both ranked high in the St.' Meet. Photo by E. Wats 250 Competition Sports HighlightsMr. Elsik, Senior Sammy O'Brient, became an important part of Elsik's football program. As noseguard, he is ranked number two nationwide. In 1984, Sammy will be attending Texas A M University. But memories of Sammy will live on in the hallways. Photo by R. Law Alief Elsik Rams and basketball. Two things that go well together, especially when basketball is the girl's varsity basketball team. The girls ranked fifth in state. Next year they are looking forward to an increase in attendance by the student body. Photo by S. Lackey. ough the Rams had high hopes for a winning season, varsity football had a mal 6th place finish. Photo by S. Lackey Jock Briefs Football Varsity Junior Varsity Sophomore Freshman A Freshman B 6th District 1st District 3rd District 4th District 4th District Volleyball Varsity Junior Varsity Freshman 3rd District 2nd District 1st District Cross Country Boys Girls 4th District 7th State Basketball Boys Varsity Boys Junior Varsity Boys Sophomore Boys Freshman A Boys Freshman B Girls Varsity Girls Junior Varsity Girls Freshman 3rd District 4th District 5th District 5th District 2nd District 1st District 2nd District 1st District Soccer Boys Varsity Boys Junior Varsity Girls Varsity 1st Zone 2nd Zone 2nd Zone Swimming and Diving Boys Girls Diving Region Qualifiers 1st District Individual Ranks Golf Boys Girls 5th District 4th District Tennis Boys Girls 2nd District 6th District Track Boys Varsity Boys Junior Varsity Girls Varsity Girls Junior Varsity 2nd District 2nd District 1st Regionals 1st District Baseball Varsity Junior Varsity 3rd District 2nd District Sports Highlights Competition 251Junior Mike Kersey strolls through the cafeteria with a drop-in dog wishing he had the Senior Privilege of off-campus lunch. Photo by R. Law SUPPORT 252 Support y students because of its diverse ctions of shops like Judy's and am Merchant. Photo by R. Law Elliot Segal patronizes Burger Kinc once again. The new Burger King on Bellaire that opened atscmester became J ins,Jnt hangout and lunch spot for students. Photo by R. Law ro games are a common pastime ng students. Senior Keith Box ys himself at an arcade in the new t Oaks Mall. Photo by R. Law The malls have something for everyone especially on a rainy day. Preps, punks, orsimply the student who looks for that perfect outfit or perfect date. Photo by R. Law rpstown Mall is the destination for Support 253ALIEF ALAMO TO BANK L P.O. DRAWER 721680 HOUSTON, TEXAS 77272 ALIEF ALAMO BANK Extends Sincere Congratulations To The Seniors of 1984 RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL DANNA ALARM CO. Electronic Security Systems Siaie L»c B-287? 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Texas 77242 266 9170 His concern for his clients and friends is genuine. Twenty years in his profession has taught him that by helping others he is helped. In those 20 years, he has built a reputation of service to hisclients unsurpassed bv few in his field. From helping people plan their financial strategies toguaranteeinginfantstheirinsurability.-FmmettO'Donnell.asanlndependent Agent, works for no company • only for you. 274142 Fairmont Parkway • Pasadena, Texas 77504 713-944-2378 WE CUSTOM DESIGN AND SPECIALIZE IN GROUP ORDERS TO: CIVIC ORGANIZATIONSSenior Lisa Boulware and Sophomore Chris Lundquisl brought Antigone to li teas the drama department developed the play from English textbooks and presented it in the Little Theatre on April 21. The United States and Texas flags are always flying out front; patriotism is always present. Photo by R. Law CLOSING 276 Closingiophomore Lauren Bowman, Senior Cathy Lanigan, and Juniors Ginger togers and Terry Bull intong supported he Rams at every pep rally. The Cevcllicrs were never without a pirited outlook and smile for upport. Photo by R. Law Coach Brown was voted Coach of the Year by the Houston Post. He was a great asset to the girls basketball teams. Photo by Coach Hatfield Junior Jeff Glasgow goes up for a sho» that added two points on the board. Photo by S. Lackey cnior Elvia Hunt takes advantage of er senior privilege by going out to inch. Photo by R. Law Closing 277Senior Julie Poole and Hastings Senior Leslie Edwards enjoy a moment at Prom. Photo by R. Law Senior Dana Beebe prepares for one of her last finals. Photo by R. Law Freshman Sean Bucannanshowsoff his breakdancing techniques. Photo by R. Mrs. Keeling has been very supports of the journalism department as well, sports and other extra-curricul. activities. Photo by R. La' Sophomore MichclcSpillcr, Seniors Stacey Lackey, Randy Law, and Angela Miles Bordonaro, and Sophomore Karen Groves are the journalism photographers for '84. Dedication and talent arc just two characteristics of these five students. Photo by ? 278 ClosingLook Ahead and Dream What are you gonna do after school's out? I don't know, just bum around I guess. That is the typical dialogue between any two students, senior or freshman. But it's never the truth. When the students walked out the front doors on May 25, everyone's plans were just beginning. Seniors floated on cloud nine as they dreamed of crossing the stage that night, grasping their diploma and the rest of their lives with it. Juniors felt proud as they obtained their air of seniority. As for the freshmen and sophomores, they were just glad to move one step further up the ladder. Work, summer- school, college, and hanging- out with friends were just a few of the activities that enter the lives of students in the summer. But, everybit of work done and every memor)' made is a step toward future success. Afterall, we are the future . . . By Misty Bogle, Editor-in-Chief ophomorc Brock Wilson holds onto Valentine Balloons, a very popular gift. Photo by A. Miles JuniorTim Moore,Sophomores Phillip Rainey and Rex Baggett, Senior Brian Streck, Sophomores E.J. Flores and Mark Streck, Junior Kevin Hood, Senior Kevin Shiller, and Junior Doug Shaumburg routinely stretch out before a game. Photo by R. Law eniors Marie Abaya, Michelle Espinosa, Randy Law, and Misty Bogle listen as Marie expresses her opinion on House Bill 46 during a Superintendent's Student Advisory Board meeting. Closing 279juniors A dams, Kim: p. 8, 64, 69, 128, 162, 163, 179, 240, 241 Adamson, Mark: p. 64 Adkins, Christopher: p. 224, 227 Allen, Blair: p. 64, 71, 95, 234, 236 Allen, Theresa: p. 64 Alster, Barry: p. 64 Andrews, jack: p. 64, 247 Anki, Susan: p. 64 Aquil, Angela: p. 64, 182 Armbnlster, Kelly: p. 64 Armstrong, Cheri: p. 64 Atkins, Chris: p. 64 Aydelott, Heidi: p. 64 B ageant, Robert: p. 64, 69, 170 Ballard, Don: p. 190, 192, 193 Banks, Angela: p. 64 Baroski, Lisa: p. 64, 177 Barreiro, Gustavus: p. 64, 179 Barrett, Sherri: p. 64, 202 Bazan, Nora: p. 64 Beaumont, james: p. 64, 169 Becker, Michael: p. 64, 212 Bell, Darren: p. 64, 194 Berrones, Andre: p. 64 Bertrand, Melynda: p. 64, 166 Beury, Carl: p. 64 Biddy, Paula: p. 64, 130 Biggs, Patrick: p. 64 Bishop, Monta: p. 64, 183 Bjorling, Mattias: p. 64, 134 Blanks, Margaret: p. 64 Bolmanski, Madonna: p. 65 Bonilla, Adrian: p. 65 Bonilla, Max: p. 65 Borde, joseph: p. 65 Bounds, Cary: p. 65, 285 Boyd, Catherine: p. 65, 228 Bradford, Brad: p. 64 Brawley, Donnie: p. 64, 194 Brock, Lynn: p. 184 Brockman, james: p. 64, 73 Brogan, j.: p. 64, 236 Broussard, james: p. 11, 64, 170 Brown, Connie: p. 169, 171 Brown, Camille: p. 64, 73 Brown, Melissa: p. 26, 64, 174 Bullington, Terri: p. 65, 167, 277 Burgess, Tracy: p. 65 Burt, Allyson: p. 65, 70 Burt, Steven: p. 16 Bush, Beth: p. 65, 184 C Abrea, Desire: p. 65 Cadungog, Zeire: p. 227 Calhoun, Meredith: p. 65 Campbell, Kelly: p. 67 Campbell, Marci: p. 65, 186 Candler, Ann: p. 65 Carleton, Gregg: p. 65, 194 Carpenter, Paul Carrell, August: p. 65, 236 Carter, Lonna: p. 67 Chamberlain, William: p. 65, 171 Chang, Lawrence: p. 65, 132, 136, 139, 170 Chatman, Arthur: p. 65, 213 Chau, Nghia: p. 182 Cheatham, Kevin: p. 67 Chen, jerry: p. 139 Chen, john: p. 65, 139, 179, 182 Chen, Teddy: p. 139 Chou, Edward: p. 139 Christ, john: p. 65, 136 Clark, Chris: p. 65 Clark, L.D.: p. 65, 170 Clark, William: p. 13, 65, 72, 142 Clasen, juliann: p. 65 Collier, Deborah: p. 32, 65, 72, 200 280 Index Collier, Tammy: p. 65 Constable, Carie: p. 71, 225, 226 Cook, Carril: p. 65 Corenchuk, Erica: p. 65 Correa, Lucy: p. 65 Cradit, Cynthia: p. 65 DEX Craig, George: p. 10, 32, 33, 65, 190, 192 Craw, Chris: p. 65, 226 Crisostomo, Ronald: p. 65, 178, 179 Croteau, Chris: p. 65 Cummings, Terry: p. 65, 112, 170 D agenais, Phil: p. 65 Damron, Timothy: p. 206, 239 Darling, Marian: p. 65, 166 Davis, Kelley: p. 65, 225 Davis, Laurie: p. 183 Decarlo, Christine: p. 65 Delcomyn, Ward: p. 65 Deutsch, Barbara: p. 65 Devore, Gregory: p. 65 Dixon, james: p. 65, 169, 171 Dougherty, David: p. 65, 194 Dunn, Stacy: p. 65 Duong, john: p. 65 E dington, Glen: p. 65 Elepano, Maribel: p. 65 Elley, Cynthia: p. 65 Elliott, Stacy: p. 70 Enders, Michelle: p. 65 Evans, Michael: p. 65 Everett, Chris: p. 17, 65, 142, 143, 1 F aulkner, Laura: p. 65, 186 Fernandez, Esteban: p. 65 Fernendez, Marcos: p. 183 44, 170 Fields, Shawn: p. 65, 71, 162, 163, 241 Fifi, jeanne: p. 130, 131, 227 Figueras, Zolma: p. 65 Fincher, Chad: p. 65 Fisher, Shawn: p. 65 Fleming, Erin: p. 65, 169 Flores, jesus: Forbes, Trina: p. 65 Fordyce, Kelly: p. 109 Forristall, Shawn: p. 10, 65, 71, 190, Fowler, Hallie: p. 65, 145, 182, 187 Foxworth, Tangela: p. 12, 65, 72 Frazier, Courtney: p. 65, 69, 227 Fuller, Alfred: p. 225 G afarawala, Kayoor: p. 65, 169, 1 Gantela, Rajeev: p. 65, 137 Garner, Earl: p. 116 Cerner, Melissa: p. 65 Gingles, Robert: p. 65 Glasgow, Thomas: p. 65, 211, 277 Gleghorn, Cherie: p. 65 Gleghorn, Lisa: p. 65 Glover, Adam: p. 65 Gneon, Ron: p. 65 192, 193, 243 71, 182 Gonzalez, jr, jorge: p. 16, 65, 246, 247 Goppert, Kelly: p. 65, 166 Goudy, Timothy: p. 114, 194 Graham, Williams: p. 65 Grant, Charles: p. 65, 226 Grantham, jay: p. 9, 66, 169, 170 Gray, Laurie: p. 66 Green, Laura: p. 66, 67 Griffith, Christina: p. 66 Guarches, Claudia: p. 66, 288 Gully, Andre: p. 66 Gutierrez, Guillermi: p. 66 H aderlein, Birgitt: p. 66, 200, 201, 219, 241 Hahn, Lynn: p. 66, 70, 175, 238 Haines, jamie: Hall, Thomas: p. 66, 179 Hammond, Kim: p. 66 Hansen, Christine: p. 66, 70, 142, 176 Hansen, Elaine: p. 66 Hardawa y, Rachel: p. 66, 170 Harris, jamie: p. 66, 182 Harrison, Latressa: p. 66 Haug, Lore: p. 136 Heimer, Kimberly: p. 66, 1 Heinrich, Raymond: p. 66 Henry, E vs, 179 rick: P. ss, 179 Hemandez, Karen: p. 66, 228, 229 Hiatt, Kelly: p. 32, 33, 66 Higginbotham, john: p. 66 Hill, Toni: p. ss Hinze, K eith: p. es Ho, Thanh: p. 134, 227 Hoang, Tham: p. 66 Hoang, Thanh: p. 134, 227 Hoffman, Steven: p. 66, 190, 191, 192 Hogan, Michelle: p. 66, 135 Hodd, Kevin: p. 66, 190, 245, 278 Hopkins, Leanne: p. 66 Hopkins, Michelle: p. 66, 69, 149, 179 Howe, Robert: p. 66 Hudson, Angela: p. 66, 167 Huey, Brian: p. 66 Humphreys, Catherine: p. 66, 182 Hund, D eborah: p. 66, 232, 233 Hunt, Sheila: p. 66 Hurt, Leah: p. 32, 33, 66, 166 Hutchins, Karey: p. 66, 186 Huwar, Tom: p. 66 Huynh, My-Le: p. 66, 166 Hyun, jenny: p. 130 I hle, K imberly: p. 66 Iqbal, Mohammed: p. 66 ackintell, Denise: p. 66, 70 jain, Alpna: p. 66 james, Robert: p. 66, 73, 211 jewett, john: p. 66 joe, Annmarie: p. 66 johnson, julie: p. 64, 66, 73, 128, 162, 163, johnson, Phil: p. 66 johnson, Russell: p. 66 195, 283 Logue, Patrick: p. 67 Loper, Barbara: p. 67, 186 Lore, Michael: p. 67, 181 Lorts, Edmond: p. 24, 67 Lott, Sabrina: p. 67 Lozano, Melinda: P. 178, 179 Luce, Thomas: P. 67, 73, 210, 211 Lutes, joseph: p. 67 Luu, True: p. 167 M ajor, Lisa: p. 67, 170 Malaguilla, Angela: p. 67, 136, 138, 161, 187 Mann, Phillip: p. 67, 135, 236 Martin, Anna: p. 67 Martin, Gregory: p. 67, 189. 225 Martinez, jason: p. 67 Martinez, Marnie: p. 67, 179 Martinez, Sylvia: p. 67, 186, 273 Mathiason, joel: p. 67, 230, 231 Mathews, Cody: p. 67 McCoy, Laurie: P. 15, 67, 271 McDowell, Mitzi: p. 18, 67, 135, 166, 1 McGrath, Lori: p. 67 McLaurin, Deborah: p. 72 McRee, Maureen: p. 67 Mehra, Vikram: p. 132, 230, 231 Menutes, Peter: p. 67 Meyer, Beverly: p. 67 Middaugh, Mickey: p. 67, 212, 213 Miller, Sharon: p. 67, 177 Minnick, james: p. 67, 184 Mitchell, Darrell: p. 67 Molloy, Michael: p. 67 Montoya, Teddy: p. 67 Moore, Kenneth: p. 67 Moore, Frank: p. 67 Moore, Tim: p. 67, 246, 250, 278 Moreno, jessica: p. 67, 167 Morris, Randy: p. 67, 179. Morse, Kelly: p. 67, 134 Mueller, Charles: p. 212 Mullen, Mike: p. 142 Muller, Chad: p. 67 67 johnson, Saardia: p. 66 johnson, lll, Leon: p. 66, 169, 170 joiner, joseph: p. 66 jones, Gary: p. 184 jones, Michael: p. 66 jordan, Lisa: p. 66, 172 joshi, Atul: p. 66 K agan, Tracy: p. 66, 130, 131, 1 Kall, Christoph: p. 66 Kavadi, Manisha: p. 66, 134, 136, Keene, jeffrey: p. 66, 210, 211 Keeney, Susan: p. 66 Kelly, Robert: p. 66 Kersey, Michael: p. 66, 80 King, Diane: P. 66 Kirchheim, jodi: P. 66 Kite, Troy: p. 212 Kolb, Charles: p. 66 Kopps, Richard: p. 66, 194 Kruse, Elveda: p. 66, 167 L acumandier, Wayne: p. 66 Lam, Tam: p. 136 72, 236 137 lancaster, Roy: p. 170 lapread, L'Sandra: p. 66, 167 Lawless, Leslie: p. 7, 64, 66, 71, 73, 128, 162, 163, 195, 283 layman, Tracy: p. 66, 166 Leathers, Larry: p. 66 LeBlanc, Laraine: p. 66 Lee, Choon: p. 66 Lee, Sue: p. 66, 166 Leieune, Kimber: p. 66, 183 Lindley, Lindsey, Littlefiel Micheal: p. 66 Debra: p. 66 d, Mark: p. 67, 184 Liu, Sherry: p. 39, 67 Logan, Stacy: p. 67, 70 Munshi, Angelee: p. 67, 181 Murphy, Angela: p. 67, 182 Murray, Bobby: p. 68 Murrell, Laura: p. 68, 171 Musil, Ivan: p. 68 Myers, Blake: p. 68, 130, 131 N agardar, Aarti: p. 68, 134 Nagle, Kathleen: p. 68, 228, 229 Nam, Hyon: p. 68 Narstrom, Cecilia: p. 68, 134, 182 Neal, Gary: P. 19, ss, 190, 192, 259 Nelson, Kathy: p. 68, 171 New, Gene: p. 68 Nguyen, Chinh: p. 68, 96, 139 Nguyen, Thao: p. 68, 135, 136, 138, 139 Nguyen, Trang-anh: p. 68, 136, 139 Nguyen, Yen: p. 68, 134, 139 Nichols, Robyn: p. 70, 176, 177 Nielsen, Sandra: p. 68 Niemi, Stacey: p. 68, 167 Nieves, Michael: p. 68 Nippert, Kerri: p. 68, 202 O ber, Michael: p. 68, 194 Oleary, Thomas: p. 68 Ontoy, Harwell: p. 68, 167, 170 Orsak, Susan: p. 68, 169, 171 Oshaughnessy, john: p. 68 Owens, Christoph: p. 68, 194 P ackard, Richard: p. 144, 177, 182 Packard, Teresa: p. 68, 135, 233 Pappas, Christoph: p. 68 Patel, Ashish: p. 68 Patel, Hemant: p. 68, 226 Patel, Shilpa: p. ss, 137, 182 Patel, Tushar: p. 132 Patranella, Lawrence: p. 68, 118, 181 Archer, Christopher: p. 74 avlicek, Linda: p. 3, 68, 166 ayne, Billy: p. es, 182, 230, 231 ena, Gwendolyn: p. 68, 187, 241 erez, Theresa: p. 68, 142, 144 erlman, Michael: p. 194 eters, Timothy: p. 68 etty, Sandra: p. 68, 186 ham, Danh: P. 137 ham, Ngoc: p. 139 ham, Trinh: p. 68 hillips, jeffrey: p. 183 itts, Manuel: p. 158, 184 ollack, Chad: p. 68, 228, 229, 250 ollard, Sheila: p. 182 mer, Gary: p. es, 190,192, 193 orter, Randal: p. 68, 238 osey, Michael: p. 68, 211 rice, jeffrey: p. 68, 246, 247 rotomartir, joseph: p. 68, 182 uezada, juan uinte ab ro, Esperanza e, Rae: p. 68, 176, 177, 286 agsdale, David: p. 171 ai, Savita: p. 68, 182, 227 ai, Suneeta: p. 68 ainey, Nancy: p. 17, 68, 72 amirez, Emma: p. 68 amos, Frances: ansom, jr, Howard: ao, Devarakon: p. 68, 136, 137 ao, Rajesh: p. 225 athgeber, Kim: p. 68, 71, 167 ay, jeffrey: p. 68, 194 ay, Leigh: p. 68 ay, S hannon: p. 68 Kenneth: p. 68, 70, 73, 245 eed, Kimberly: p. 183 eese, eese, Lois: p. 68 egan, Patrick: p. 130, 131 eid, Leon: p. 68, 194 ennison, Richard: p. 68 eynolds, Michelle: p. 68 eynolds, Michelle: p. 68 I 1 7 1 1 Rich, Wendy: p. 68, 144, 159 Richardson, Laura: p. 68, 171 Richardson, Thomas: p. 68 Robinson, Scott: p. 68 Rocha, Diana: p. 283 Rodgers, Wade: p. 68, 114, 136, 194 Rogers, Brett: p. 68, 118, 194, 195 Rook, Mark: Rosette, jacquelin: p. 68 Rousseau, Wendy: p. 68, 167 Rowell, Angela: p. 68 Ruiz, Irene: p. 68 Rutherford, Todd: Rutherford, Tracie: p. 18, 68, 132, 133, 1 Ruvinsky, Philip: p. 68 Ryno, Michael: S amuels, Gayla: p. 68 Sanchez, Audra: p. 25, 68, 72, 176 Santana, Karren: p. 194 Santos, john: p. 158 Saoud, Safa: p. 69 Saravia, Mariella: p. 69 Schaumburg, Douglas: p. 68, 190, 192, 1 Schmidt, Raymond: p. 69, 130, 169, 171 Schreiner, Patti: p. 69, 187 Schwerdtfeger, Gale: p. 69 Scott, Camille: Scruggs, Wynette: p. 69 Segal, llaine: p. 171 Sehm, Anne: p. 69, 241 Shah, Mona: p. 130 Shaw, Conway: p. 69 Sheley, james: p. 69 Shirvani, Ali-Reza: p. 69 Shrout, Diane: p. 7, 69, 70, 71, 166 Siemens, Penni: p. 69, 142 Silva, Carina: p. 69 Sinha, Reena: p. 69 Skinner, Russell: p. 10, 11, 69, 71, 190 Smith, Desiree: p. 69, 182 Smith, joseph: p. 69 Smith, Troy: p. 69, 190 Smitherman, David: p. 69, 231 Sorenson, Kari: p. 69, 183 278 Sperling, Ann: p. 69 St. Laurent, Alison: p. 69 Stamm, Timothy: p. 69, 170 Stavena, james: p. 133, 149 Stevens, Monique: p. 186 Stone, Carissa: p. 69 Strack, Gena: p. 69, 183 Strobel, John: p. 118, 181 Stuntz, Daniel: p. 69 Sturm, Lisa: p. 69, 101, 130, 133, 163, 228 Stutler, David: p. 70 Sullivan, Thomas: p. 70 Sumler, Kay: p. 70, 200 Sutherland, Courtney: T ang, Cuong: p. 70 Tanguturi, Sunita: p. 76, 139 Tarawally, Sarah: enior Maria Echiverri takes time during her lunch period to make an important hone call. 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Lackey Tate, Veronica: p. 70 Terasas, Anthony: p. 70, 118, 181, 194, 279 Terry, Margaret: p. 9, 70 Thibodeaux, Shelly: p. 7, 70, 166 Thompson, Kelly: p. 70 Thompson, Scott: p. 70, 171, 181 Thompson, Theresa: p. 70 Thronton, Gena: p. 70, 133, 134, 136 Thrailkill, Brett: p. 70 Tighe, Matthew: p. 70 Todd, Tamara: p. 70, 186 Trammell, Michele: p. 70 Trost, Michael: p. 70, 183 Tsai, Steven: p. 70, 133, 139 Tse, Oliver: p. 133, 137 Tucker, Troy: p. 70 Tunon, Belinda: p. 70, 167 Turner, Kimberly: p. 70 U mhoefer, Donna: p. 181, 189, 219 Urashka, Timothy: p. 70 V ahldiek, William: p. 129, 171 Valot, Edward: p. 70 Van, Helen: p. 70 Vargas, Beatriz: p. 67 Vazquez, Charles: p. 70 W ade, Trent: Waggoner ll, Berten: p. 70, 228, 229 Waida, Kimberly: p. 70, 186 Walker, Charla: p. 70 Wang, Tzu-Lin: p. 70, 136, 137 Washington, Tamiko: p. 133, 142, 143, 144 Watson, Karen: p. 70, 134, 182 Watson, Wade: p. 70, 210, 211 Watts, Damon: p. 70 Weidemeyer, john: p. 70 Weitzner, Rose: p. 70, 130, 132, 133, 136 Welch, Thomas: p. 70, 211 Wells, Chappell: p. 70, 133 White, Kristin: p. 70 White, Peter: p. 16, 70, 72 Whitted, David: p. 70, 114, 194 Wilkerson, Nora: p. 70, 166 Williams, Lisemari: p. 70, 183 Williams, Robin: p. 70, 166, 283 Williams, Tina: p. 70 Willman, Mark: p. 70, 194 Wilson, Robert: p. 114, 183 Winters, Vivian: p. 181 Woerz, Vicki: p. 70 Woodle, Michael: p. 190, 191, 193 Y en, Hung-jen: Young, Christoph: p. 70, 169, 171 Young, Karen: p. 70 Youngblood, William: p. 70 Yu, Chang: p. 70 Z epeda, jeffrey: p. 70 Zepeda, jennifer: p. 3, 17, 70 Sophomores A bella, Martha: p. 34, 74, 167 Adams, Carrol: p. 74, 77, 228 Aitchinson, Sharon: p. 74 Alba, joel: p. 137 Alford, jimmy: p. 74 Allbritton, Ricky: Allee, james: p. 74, 207 Allemore, Stephanie: Allen, Cherri: p. 74 Allen, Kelli: p. 74 Allen, Margaret: p. 74 Allen, jeffrey: p. 74 Alvim, Pedro: p. 74 Anderson, john: p. 74 Antonidis, Athena: p. 74 Armbuster, Amy: p. 74, 77, 220 Arnold, Wendy: p. 166 Arp, Melissa: p. 74 Atiqi, Ahamd: p. 74 Aucoin, Stacy: p. 74, 166 Ayers, William: p. 74 B abin, Teresa: Baggett, Rex: p. 74, 245, 250, 278 Baker, Goerge: p. 4, 74 Banister, Craig: Barge, Melissa: p. 99, 202 Barias, Gary: p. 74, 82, 226 Bass, Kim: p. 74 Bates, jessica: p. 134, 166 Battaglia, Theresa: p. 170 Bauer, jeana: p. 74 Beadle, jeffrey: p. 74, 196 Bean, Billie: p. 74 Bell, Patricia: p. 74, 99, 233 Belote, Debbie: p. 74 Beltran, jemmina: p. 3, 74, 166 Bennett, Diane: p. 74 Bennett, Stephanie: p. 74 Best, Heather: p. 74 Bhatti, Huma: p. 74 Blackstock, Ryan: p. 74 Blaikie, jana: p. 74, 134 Blaine, Ponchitta: Blanc, Christopher: p. 74, 214, 215 Blankenship, Robert: p. 74, 196, 238 Borgfeld, Kenneth: p. 75 Bomch, Theresa: p. 75 Bowers, Philip: p.75 Bowman, Lauren: p. 75, 166, 277 Box, Cynthia: p. 75 Bracht, Christina: p. 75 Brandt, Mary: p. 75, 171 Brantley, David: Brazelton, Mark: Brehm, Betsy: p. 75, 171 Brickhouse, Chris: Brooks, Christopher: p. 75 Brooks, Leslie: p. 75 Brown, Daryle: p. 75, 211, 212 Brown, Marlana: p. 75 Brownlow, Roderic: p. 75 Bryson, Kelly: p. 75, 118 Bui, Huan: p. 75 Burk, Michelle: p. 75, 171 Burns, Tracy: p. 75, 171 Burton, jennifer: p. 75 C adungog, Zeirie: p. 75 Caldwell, Ellen: p. 75, 171 Campbell, Kelly: p. 75, 83 Cannady, Darla: p. 75, 166 Card, Valerie: p. 75, 130, 171, 1s7 Cargill, Carol: p. 75 Carlson, Kathryn: p. 75 Carter, Christie: p. 75 Carter, Lonna: p. 83 Castillo, Veronica: p. 75 Castro, Mike: p. 75 Cestarte, Thomas: p. 75 Chambers, Christoph: p. 75 Chamblee, Rodney: p. 74, 75, 226 Champagne, Stacey: p. 74, 75, 220 Index 281 Chang, Ellan: p. 106, 134 Chaplin, Pamela: p. 75 Charania, Mansoor: p. 75 Chavarria, Walter: p. 75 Chen, judy: p. 137 Cheng, Andrew: p. 75 Chiang, jung: p. 75 Ciaravino, james: p. 75, 84 Cloud, Paula: Coates, Shelly: p. 75, 99 Collier, Kawania: p. 75 Concepcion, Antonette: p. 75 Conley, David: Conner, Shelley: p. 75, 166 Cooks, Carril: p. 194, 238 Corcoran, Patrick: p. 75, 228 Cox, Carmen: p. 77, 182 Crain, Cory: p. 75 Cruz, Roseller: p. 75 D abney, Phyllis: p. 75 Dang, Mark: P. 134 Davidson, Christian: p. 75, 184 Davis, Andrew: P. 75, 171 Day, Katherine: p. 75 Dean, Robert: Dehruyn, Edie: p. 75 Decastro, Maria: p. 75 Deckard, Elizabeth: p. 75, 202, 203, 220, 241 Defrance, Roland: p. 75 Degeusus, Cesar: p. 75 Degruy, Kim: p. 75 Delaune, Daniel: p. 75 Delgado, Rodrigo: p. 75 Demontoya, Olivia: p. 75, 163 Dethloff, Christine: p. 75 Dethloff, Robert: p. 75 Dina, Sergio: p. 75 Dinsmore, Greg: p. 75 Doria, Steven: p. 75 Dougherty, Douglas: p. 75, 196, 238 Dozier, Melissa: p. 1, 75 Drake, Heidi: Drake, Stacey: p. 233 Drayton, Ernestine: p. 75, 184 Dunand-Vacula, Scott: p. 75 Dunn, Patrick: p. 207, 239 Duong, Cuong: p. 4, 75, 83 Durham, Gregory: p. 75 E asley, Michael: Edwards, Anitrice: p. 75 Elepano, Lea: p. 182 Elsey, Christie: p. 75, 170 Enders, Michelle: Engel, David: p. 75 Engel, Melissa: p. 75, 77 Erdelt, jeffrey: p. 181 Ernest, Stephen: p. 75, 212 Escebedo, Mary: p. 75 Evans, Kirk: p. 76, 214, 215 Evans, Rhea: p. 76, 171 F arney, Lisa: p. 76, 175, 178, 179 Fazzolari, Carmine: Feakes, Cynthia: p. 76, 77, 202, 240, 241 Fenney, Robert: p. 76 Fernandez, George: p. 76 Fernandez, Ray: p. 76 Ferrada, Carla: p. 76 Fikac, Sharon: p. 76, 77 Fletcher, jennifer: Fletcher, Melissa: Flores, Edward: p. 76, 212, 278 Flowers Ill, Perry: p. 76, 83 Folse, Richard: p. 76, 214 Folz, jeffrey: p. 76 Fratcher, Andrew: p. 76, 170 Frazier, Cortez: Fuoco, Rosetta: p. 76 Fusco, Anthony: p. 76, 196 G abino, Stephen: p. 76 Gamble, jeffrey: p. 76 Gandhi, Preeti: p. 76 Garcia, Segundo: p. 76, 226 Garis, Tracy: Garvin, Susan: p. 176, 227 282 Index Garwick, jeffrey: Garza, Cesar: Geise, Tracy: p. 76 Gidvani, Paruin: p. 182 Gillespie, Laurie: p. 76, 77 Go, Mon: p. 76 Goecke, julie: p. 76, 77 Gonzales, Rene: p. 76, 118 Gould, Yvette: p. 76, 171 Graham, Samuel: p. 76 Graves, Susan: p. 76 Green, Gary: p. 76 Greene, Ray: p. 207 Grennan, Sharon: p. 76 Groves, Karen: p. 76, 176, 278 Grueneich, Frederick: p. 76 Gully, Anthony: p. 76 H abermacher, Cecil: p. 76 Haier, Gregory: p. 76 Haier, Tracy: Hall, Kirk: p. 76 Hammond, Robert: p. 76, 196 Hanson, Heidi: p. 76 Hardin, Valicia: p. 76 Harris, Brandon: Hawkinberry, Michelle: p. 76 Haygood, james: Heard, Paige: p. 76 Hebert, Cynthia: p. 76, 149 Hedrick IV, Thomas: p. 76, 196 Henderson, Mark: p. 76 Hendrick, Scott: p. 76 Henry, james: p. 76, 118, 207 Hensley, Sean: p. 76, 171 Hilgers, Kyle: p. 76 Hill, David: p. 76 Hoang, An: p. 226 Hoang, Linh: p. 76 Hocker, Mark: p. 76 Hogan, David: Holland, Angela: p. 76 Holland, Gina: p. 76 Hook, jonathan: p. 76, 179 Hoover, Natalie: Howe, Lisa: p. 3, 76, 166 Howe, Mark: p. 76, 196 Howell, Robert: p. 76, 185 Hsiao, Alice: p. 76, 182 Hubenak, Dana: p. 76 Hughes, Tiffany: p. 76 Hulsey, Sherlyn: p. 76, 240, 241, 242 Hurlbert, julie: p. 76, 202 Hurst, Harry: p. 76, 226 Huynh, Dung: p. 226 Hwang, Mi: p. 76, 227 I gnacio, Gilda: p. 76 ackson, Chantelle: p. 76 jackson, Paula: james, Edward: p. 76 jarrard, Roger: p. 76, 99 jasek, john: p. 76 javiad, Usman: p. 76 jefferson, Dedre: p. 74, 76 johnson, Donald: p. 77 johnson, Patrice: p. 77 johnson, Wade: p. 77, 214 jones, Eric: p. 77, 181, 196, 239 jones, Terry: p. 77 jordan, Micheal: p. 196 juguilon, judith: p. 77 K achilla, Christoph: p. 77, 1 Kan, Wei-Chieh: p. 77 71, 226 Kavianiesbily, Afshan: p. 77, 236 Kelley, Yolonda: p. 77 Kenoski, David: p. 77 Kerr, Melanie: p. 77 Kim, joon: p. 136 Kincade, Daniel: p. 77 King, Diane: Kingham, Michelle: p. 77 Kizziar, Tracy: p. 77, 166 Klasing, Murphy: p. 77, 130, 169, 171 Klix, Deborah: p. 77 Koehn, Connie: p. 77, 227 Kolb, Charles: Kolb, Dorothy: p. 77, 209, 241 Kuehn, David: p. 77, 214 L ambros, Sam: p. 77 lamus, Carlos: p. 77 Landin, Marco: p. 77, 142, 144 Ianeave, Paula: p. 77, 167 Lang, Troy: p. 77 Lanoue, Matthew: p. 77 larry, Phil: p. 77, 79, 190 Iavergne, Gregory: p. 77 Le, Quyen: p. 77 Leaumont, Robert: p. 77, 196 Leblanc, Laraine: p. 77 Lee, Katherine: p. 77 Lee, O-Kim: p. 77, 187 Lei, Irene: p. 77, 136, 139 Leicht, Celina: p. 77, 171 Leith, Allen: p. 77, 118 Lewis, Andrea: p. 71, 77 Lewis, Daniel: p. 171 Lightbody, james: p. 81, 118, 119 Linderman, Flora: p. 115, 170 Locke, Bret: p. 194, 238 Locke, Mark: Loftin, Ronald: p. 118 Long, Cynthia: p. 170 Long, julia: p. 166 O 'Neal, Dena: p. 79 Ober, Ryan: p. 79, 196 Oglesby, Eddie: p. 79 Oh, jae: p. 79, 139 Oleary, Tamra: p. 79, 170 Orsak, Daryl: p. 79, 170, 175 Or-sak, Noel: p. 79 Ott, Gary: p. 79, 194 Owen, jill: p, 79, 170 Owens, jerome: p. 79 P ace, Brent: p. 79, 196 Pace, Susan: p. 79 Paiz lV, joseph: p. 79 Pannell, Tiffany: p. 79 Pappas, Sophia: p. 79 Parikh, Mala: p. 79 Parker, Allandra: p. 79 Parker, joel: p. 79, 139, 171 Parsons, Patricia: p. 79 Patel, Ila: p. 79 Patel, Mamta: p. 79, 134 Patel, Rita: p. 79 Patel, Rita: Patel, Sapana: p. 79, 182 Pearson, Pamela: Pepper, Terri: p. 79 Peraza, Christina: p, 79 Perez, David: p. 79 Longtin, james: Lovett, Victoria: Lundquist, Chris: p. 26, 128, 142, 276 Lyngass, Dawn: p. 77, 156, 202 M acDonald, Ian: Mack, Stephen: p. 118 MacLaughlin, Danielle: Mapes, Robert: p. 181 Martinez, Vicky: May, jonathan: Mayfield-Sande, Debra: McAfee, David: McDavid, Dwayne: McFarlane, Scott: p. 174 Mclntyre, Dawn: p. 167 Meacham, Kimberly: p. 166 Meder, Karen: p. 227 Meinecke, Thomas: p. 236, 237 Melchor, Christoph: p. 194, 239 Meredith, Mary: Mesa, Antonio: p. 19, 196, 238, 239 Miller, Brian: Mills, Sarah: Millsap, Raymond: p. 196 Mireles, Zelda: Mitchell, William: p. 196 Morales, Mildred: Moreno, Alicia: Moreno, Belinda: p. 77, 202 Morgan, Gregory: p. 171 Morgan, Mitchell: p. 4 Mosier, Kreg: Mulford, Monica: p. 171 Murphy, Brian: p. 189, 225 Murphy, Debra: Murphy, Martha: p. 179 N arang, Sandeep: p. 236 Narvaez, Troy: p. 196 Nelson, Tracy: Newcomer, jim: Newman, Christine: p. 19, 77 Newsom, Pamela: Nguyen, Dao: p. 134 Nguyen, Huu: p. 136, 139, 182 Nguyen, Minh: p. 134 Nguyen, Minh Loc: Nguyen, Quang: p. 79, 139 Nguyen, Quang: p. 79, 139 Nguyen, Trinh: Nguyen, Truc: p. 83, 182 Nguyen, Viet-Quoc: Nguyen, Yen: p, 79 Nielsen, Lisa: Nino, janeth: p. 79 Nino, john: p. 79 Perras, Chrstine: p. 79 Peterson, Mary: p. 79 Pham, Duc: p. 79, 136 Pham, Thienhuan: p. 80, 226, 236, 237 Phillippe, jeff: Phillips, David: p. 80, 196, 238 Pitts, William: p. 196 Poltorak, jack: p. 80, 196 Poltorak, Mark: p. 196 Porter, Michael: p. 196 Pothanikat, Deepak: Pratt, Shannon: p. 80, 166 Pratt, William: Provenzano, Phillip: 80, 129 Pue, Cathy: p. 80 R abouin, Tonya: p. 115 Ramirez, Patrick: p. 80, 196, 238 Randel, Edward: p. 80 Raney, Phillip: p. 80, 95, 278 Redditt, Robert: p. 80 Reese, jeffrey: p. 80 Regan, Kevin: p. 80, 95, 214 Reis, Olushola: p. 80 Rha, So Yung: p. 80 Richards, Kermit: p. 80 Riggs, Ted: Riley, Sella: p. 80, 108 Rios, Randy: p. 196 Robertson, Dylan: p. 80 Robinson, Dana: p. 80 Rockholt, Christoph: p. 80, 196 Rodriquez, Dan: p. 80 Rogers, Lori: p. 80, 166 Roller, Donald: p. 80 Rollins, Laura: p. 80 Romero, Betsabet: p. 183 Rose, Paula: p. 80, 134, 175, 238 Rosen, Penelope: p. 80, 228 Rowell, Walton: p. 80, 179 Roy, Karen: p. 80 Ruiz, Hipolito: p. 80 Rushing, Lea: p. 176 Russell, Dawn: p. 170 Rutherford, john: p. 80 Ryan, Cheryl: p. 80, 171 Rylands, jamie: Ryno, Peggy: p. 80 S abula, Wendy: p. 80, 83, 166 Sacco, Mary: p. 80 Saenz, Aaron: p. 80 Saldana, jeanette: p. 80 Salvatore, joe: p. B0 Samson, jon: p. 171 Sanders, Carla: p. 79, 80, 166 Sanders, Debbie: p. 80 Schacherl, Michele: p. 80, 129, 16 7 We y, M. ::.,,, -qi 5 juniors Julie johnson and Leslie Lawless, Seniors Cathy Malone, jill Willman and 'Michelle Espinoza and Iuniors Robin Williams and Diana Rocha wait anxiously to find out next year's cheerleaders. Photo by K. 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Terasas, Nicholas: p. 92, 216 Thai, Tim: p. 92 Thomas, Franklin: p. 92 Thomas, Jeffrey: p. 92 Thomas, Richard: p. 92 Thornton, Kimberly: Thottakkara, Teresa: p. 92 Thurtson, Joseph: p. 92 Tice III, Robert: Tiemey, John: p. 92 Tones, Eric: p. 92 Tooke, Margaret: p. 92 Torres, Elaine: p. 92, 222 Tortorice Jr, Joseph: p. 92 Trad, Milad: p. 92 Tran, Chi: p. 92, 115 Tran, David: p. 92 Tran, Phuong: p. 92 Tran, Thuy: p. 92 Trinh, Kiem: p. 92 Trinh, Thien: p. 234 Tropino, Stewart: p. 92, 198 Truong, Nhi: p. 92 Tsai, David: p. 92 Tucker, Christine: p. 92, 204, 205 Tucker, Rosemary: p. 92 Tymon, Matthew: p. 92 V aitkus, Keith: p. 92 Valls, Eric: p. 181 Van Gilder, John: p. 171 Van Horn, Christina: Vandyke, Berdetta: p. 92, 241 Vandyke, Herbert: p. 92 Vanhorne, Kami: p. 184 Valiz, Sidney: p 92 Verastegui, Juan: p. 92, 198 Villareal, Mary: p. 92 Vinluan, Luningnin: Virdure, Kimberly: p. 92 Vonholten, Ariana: p. 92 W ade, Jeanne: p. 12, 92, 115 Waite, Melissa: p. 93 Walker, Blair: p. 93 Walker, Daphne: Walker, Misty: p. 93 Walker, Shelli: p. 93 Walsh, Pamela: Walsh, Susan: p. 87, 93 Warner, William: p. 93 Watson, Maurice: p. 193, 198, 199 Watson, Tim: p. 93 Watson, William: p. 93 Webb, Paul: Webb, Robert: p. 93 Welch, Kevin: p. 93 Welch, Stacey: p. 93 Welk, Kristen: p. 93 Wentland, Christoph: p. 93 Wessinger, Carl: Wethington, Daniel: p. 93 Wheaton, Stacy: p. 93 Whitaker, Tracy: p. 93 White Jr, Monty: p. 93 Wiley, Jerry: p. 93 Williams, Dionne: p. 93 Williams, Gina: Williams, Mitchell: p. 93 Williams, Raye: p. 93 Williamson, Michael: p. 93 Willmon, Barbara: p. 93 Wingo, Kelly: p. 93, 115 Winters, Carol: p. 93 Witmer, Bradley: Witte, Jan: p. 93, 115 Wittmer, Brian: p. 93, 216 Woellmer, Danny:p. 93 Wooden, Cathey: p. 93 Wright, Robin: p. 93 Wright, Wayne: Wyatt, Drusilla: p. 93, 204 Y aklin, Lee: p. 93 Yee, Karen: p. 93 Yowell, Leslie: p. 93 Yu, Wing Kuen: Z accaro, Christine: Zanella, Amy: p. 93 Yapata, Karla: Zapata, Kimberly: Zekowske, Jodi: p. 93 Zilahy, Paul: p. 93 Zuhlke, Laurie: p. 93 Index 285 Just A Note . . . I would like to begin by thanking Mrs. Karen Ritter. The original group of students that sat in N121 on the first day of school was simply a bunch of non-journalistic kids. By semester, Mrs. Ritter's patience and knowledge had molded, shaped, and challenged us into a staff, a group of responsible people that could work for and with each other. But, the responsibility did come with time. Missed deadlines, deleted copy and pictures, and the dreaded Do this page over, were just a few things that transformed us. The theme we chose for the book was designed to reflect the inner positive feelings and fears of the students this year. We are the future is a statement that we developed in several different ways. We wanted to prove that everything done in life as well as school was a step toward the future. This yearbook's purpose is to present the accomplishments, challenges, and mistakes of the year, a year that helps build the future. As Mrs. Ritter would say, the book is not a scrapbook for just the popular people. Our goal was to include everyone, at least to the best of our ability. Equal coverage was a major concern. Everyday that we worked together we grew and matured a little more. We learned to respect each other's property, and above all, personal space and freedom. 1 can't begin to describe the different personalities that creat- ed the staff. We had loners. Noelle was the only staffer who could write a story and headline while listening to her Walkman on full blast. And then there was the cheerful people. Robbye always has a smile, no matter how bad things got. Robyn never let anything bother her. She always made her deadlines, and I envy her calm nature. I was always the one to panic. Spa z became my eternal nickname. One of my favorite people to argue with is Lisa Locke, the senior editor. It took us a month to convince Lisa that the publishing company would not fit that copy into that small space just because she liked it that way. There were several times when we wanted to strangle each other, but I think our banquet at Circus made us all realize how special this year has been. The one person I will be forever grateful to is Rae Rabe, my assistant editor. It's funny how I've always referred to Rae as my assistant editor, but she really was my right arm. She was always there to push me one step further. At times, she had to scream at me, hit me, or threaten to hide my entire file drawer, but she managed to inspire me every time. Rae was announced Editor-in-chief for next year, and I wish her all the luck in the world. She's a true friend, and I was lucky and blessed to have her work beside me. Thanks Rae. To the students of Elsik, 1 hope you will see the work and energy that we put into this yearbook. We did it for you, and we hope that you like it. A quote from our very special adviser can really tie it all together: It's the best journalistic yearbook at Elsik to make budget. Finally, I'd like to wish everyone the best of luck. To the class of '84, I hope this is a treasure you will cherish The 950 copies of the Rumblings were printed by Henington Publishing Company in Wolfe City, Texas. The paper is 80 lb. enamel. The cover is quarter-bound and containsshoegrain with a school designed silkscreen logo, [leadlines are 36 and 24 point Palatino Bold. Body copy is 10 point and captions are 8 point bold. Various organization and individual portraits were made by Clayton Teat, Visual Sports Productions, Kay Productions, and staff photographers. always. The memories will be here when you need them in years to come. Sincerely, Misty M. Bogle Editor-in-chief, Rumblings '84 A special thanks to the following people for their contributions: Mrs Keeling, for her help and never ending support; I.ois Niemann and Ray Branch our representatives from Henington Brian Reeves for his pictures from Antigone, Coach Toulmin and Lia Parke for their sports pictures, Chris Ayres for his pictures from the musica! Grejse, and a special thanks to Senioi Raxika Surati for all her help on th index. 1984 Ramblings Staff Editor-in-Chief Misty Bogle cover, title and division pages; closing Assistant Editor Rae Rabe division pages, index Good Times Misty Bogle Rae Rabe Sandy Lawrence Seniors Lisa Locke-Editor Stacy Saenz Personalities Kerri Nippert Robyn Nichols Debbie Theriot Competition Lisa Baroski-Editor Robbye Denson Noelle Miller Learning Kerri Nippert - Editor Ericka Hoss Stacy Saenz Rambler Rae Rabe Misty Bogle Robyn Nichols Ericka Hoss Participation Sandy Lawrence-Editor Robyn Nichols Richard Packard Photographers Randy Law Stacey Lackey Angela Bordonaro Michele Spiller Adviser Karen Ritter Income Ericka Hoss Noelle Miller Rae and I (Misty), side by side like always, worked together all year, on every deadline, sometimes until dawn. Fighting was our most common form ol communication, but this book has formed a friendship that will last a lifetime. Photo by A. 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